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    When you here the name George Rogers Clark you probably wouldn’t know who it is right off the top of your head. Well he is remembered as the heroic Revolutionary War commander and that he also led a force of frontiersman through the numbing waters of the Illinois countryside so he could capture a British-held named Fort Sackville during February of 1779 (National Park Service). The capture of Fort Sackville was by far his most dramatic accomplishment. He continued exertions throughout the war (National

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    George Rogers Clark Interview Script Timely Talk: With George Rogers Clark Segment 1 Interviewer: Hello, my name is Libb Erty, and I am here with the one and only George Rogers Clark! Crowd claps (really just audio recording). George Rogers Clark (me) waves to the imaginary crowd and smiles. Interviewer: You people know what time it is! It’s time for Rapidfire Really Getting To Know You Questions! Screen shows: Rapidfire Really Getting To Know You Questions. George, I will ask you five questions

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    George Rogers Clark once said: “If a country were not worth protecting, it was not worth claiming.” Nearly everyone knows how the United States gained recognition as an independent nation after the Revolutionary War. George Washington and his men fought to free the States in the East; however, few people know the story of how the country swelled in size. During the Revolutionary War, the actions of George Rogers Clark’s expedition, west of the Appalachian mountains, would later prove necessary

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    New Boston Fair

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    The 33rd annual Fair at New Boston was an outdoor, living history event held on Labor Day weekend at George Rogers Clark Park in Springfield, Ohio. The two day only event was open to the public for a reasonable admission fee, and was sponsored by a diverse group of prominent companies and local businesses, which included Red Lobster, Hampton by Hilton, Young’s Jersey Dairy, Indian Creek Distillery, and Champion City Cross Fit. Moreover, the Fair at New Boston’s extensive roster included battle reenactments

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    In the play Hamlet, Shakespeare presents Prince Hamlet as a tragic hero. The play Hamlet is about a prince whose father has been murdered by his own brother, Claudius in order to be the king. In Addition to that, Claudius marries his brother's wife. Later Hamlet sees the ghost of his father and tells him to get revenge for him by killing Claudius and as he tries to get his revenge it causes the death of the whole family. Hamlet can be interpreted as a tragic hero since he has a noble mind, fatal

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    Everyone Loves Lucille Ball Some famous Americans have won the noble peace prize, while others might be known for creating world peace or world catastrophes. Lucille Ball will forever be remembered as the person who entertained people with “rubber faced antics (“Lucille Ball Biography”) “zany impersinations.” These comments may seem demeaning; however, they glorifiy Lucille Ball’s legacy. An actress, comedian, a producer, Lucille Ball is most famous for producing and acting in her most famous sitcom

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    William Clark was a very important person in American history. He was an explorer in the late 1700s, and early 1800s. He explored past the Mississippi, and everything he explored had just been bought, in the Louisiana purchase. This was a huge deal as nobody had explored past the Mississippi, so they had no idea what was there. That meant that they would have to map out the geography, since there were no maps of where they were. Also, they would have to report things like how fertile the soil was

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    Throughout the story of Soldier’s Home, the main character, Harold Krebs, goes through a dynamic change. He starts out as a World War 1 veteran who recently returned home. He wants all the attention as he tells his war stories. He soon realizes that the people around him have lost interest in the stories from combat. He is determined to gain back the attention he thinks he deserves from making lies about the war. Krebs finds that not even his ludacris lies will get him the attention he desires. This

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    Margaret Atwood’s short story, “Lusus Naturae” portrays the story of a woman who has to face the problem of isolationism and discrimination throughout her whole life. In this short story, the protagonist very early in her life has been diagnosed with a decease known as porphyria. Due to the lack of knowledge at the time, she did not receive the help required to help her situation. Thus she was kept in the dark, her appearance frightens the outsiders who could not accept the way she looks, slowly

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    Positives and Negatives Effects of Movie Hero and Villains People grow up with heroes and villains when they are growing up to show proper behavior. This is displayed through the images in mythology, books, comics, television, and movies. The narratives have a vast influence on society is with movies. The heroes or villains in movies are “the manifestations of how an individual views of life. It can mirror their hopes, dreams and aspirations” (Pedalino) if the individual relates to the hero

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    COMPARE AND CONTRAST ON THE WAY OF RECOVERY Teenage protagonists have rough and different world and it’s hard to understand them completely. “Catcher in The Rye” and “The Perks of Being Wallflower” novels give a huge place about female relationships of Holden and Charlie. Even though they have different world, they have similar attitudes to their sisters, to their dates who they don’t really like and to their female friends that helped them to overcome their traumas. First, if we consider their

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    Facts and Fiction: A Manipulation of Language in Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood English is a fascinating and riveting language. Subtle nuances and adjustments can easily change the understanding of a literary work—a technique many authors employ in order to evoke a desired response from their readers. This method is used especially in In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, a literary work which details a true event about the murders of four members of the Clutter family in the small community of Holcomb

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    #1     Young Goodman Brown’s journey symbolizes his eye-opening of what the real world is. He realizes that the people he knew weren’t the people he once knew.  At first, something that may strike a reader is the devil saying to the catechism teacher, “Then Goody Cloyse knows her old friend(80).” first showing that some aren’t who he thinks. Throughout the story we find the word devil scattered, and not just on its own, being the person he met first when walking through the woods, calling people

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    Katniss Hidden Traits

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    Hidden Traits Throughout the novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, there are is a wide variety of different themes presented, but some are more prominent than others. One of the controlling ideas in the book was: when people are faced with the threat of death and tragedy it causes their strongest to traits to surface, and their true character immerges. Mrs. Collins does a great job of projecting these morals through the protagonist of the story, Katniss Everdeen. Katniss gradually reveals

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    The Smartest Guys in the Room The film The Smartest Guys in the Room was based of the book with the same tile by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind. This documentary showed how the infamous collapse of Enron happened. Enron was an American energy company that was named by fortune magazine the most admired corporation” for six straight years. However, Enron is now known for the largest scandal in corporate America. The bankruptcy lead to criminal charges against Enron’s top executives. In 1987, two

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    His known for his work on black holes and for his theories of the fundamental workings of the universe. He worked with many scientists including Roger Penrose, Jim Hartle, George F.R. Ellis, and Kip Thorne, just to name a few. He also won many awards. In 1966 he won the Adams Prize. In 1974 he became a Fellow of the Royal Society. He won the Eddington medal in 1975. In 1976 he won three awards, the Maxwell Medal/Prize

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    tunnels to collapse. This camp was pretty escape-proof, but what the Germans didn’t know was that they put some of the most intelligent escape artists all in the same camp. use this in the trainistion for 2-3 The leader of the escape was Squadron Leader Roger Bushell who was a captive RAF (Royal Air Force) officer. His plan was to dig three tunnels at the same time and to get 200 men out in one attempt. Bushell’s code name was Big-X and the three tunnels’ code names were Tom, Dick, Harry. Harry’s entrance

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    I 'm not so familiar with Pike, but I can tell you all you want to know about Lewis and Clark. When Napoleon needed money, he sold Jefferson the Louisiana Purchase, which he had acquired when he conquered Spain (the Spanish were not amused). To find out what he 'd just purchased, Jefferson sent Merriweather Lewis and William Clark (the brother of George Rogers Clark) to explore it. It covered an area from Louisiana northward to Missouri and across the biggest part of the Great Plains and Northwest

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    The 400 Blows Analysis

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    The 1959 French film The 400 Blows, the debut of director Francois Truffaut, changed the course of cinema within the span of less than 100 minutes. The 400 Blows, with child-like elegance, expresses the gentle yet callused nature of the writer/director through the use of authentic storytelling, superb casting, innovative production, and the effective molding of all of these traits to make one, powerful masterpiece. The story centers around thirteen year old Antoine and his life in 1950’s Paris. Antoine

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    The Catcher in the Rye The entirety of the novel The Catcher in the Rye is told from the point of view of a sixteen year old boy named Holden Caufield, where he nostalgically recalled what happened one winter. The novel begins with him leaving his prep school Pencey and going on an eventful and insightful journey before returning home to tell his parents that he flunked out of school yet again. Throughout his journey, he comes across several internal and external conflicts, including his mother

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