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    called Poteet, George Strait began his life as a small town boy and worked up to be a Country Music Legend. Raised by a single father in the small Texas town, George was taught to ride horses and how to rope, like many country folk do, but late in life learned to play, write, and sing music. (Carlin) When George was in fourth grade his mother and father decide to get a divorce. After the divorce was finalized, his mother, whom is left unnamed in most resources, left the picture. Both George and his older

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    George Strait Speech

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    George Strait Introduction “I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music (“George Strait Quotes,” 2018).” George Strait made this happen too, with hard work and persistence. Being turned down by multiple record companies was very hard on Strait. He kept working though, and it paid off. George won many awards, was inducted in the Hall of Fame, and kept old country alive when the “urban country” era started, making him one of the most influential

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    according to the ways people use them” and “Second, genres are flexible”. (Braziller and Kleinfeld). Exactly what country music is today can be hard to define as the genre changes with each new artist that comes into it, but a look at the career of George Strait shows why, depsite all the changes in what represnts country mucic, he is known as the king of country music and is the ultimate example of what comes to mind when one speaks of the genre as

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    on October 6, 1990, when he was inducted into the family of the Grand Ole Opry. Brooks was the 65th member of the Opry (“25 Little-Known Tidbits”). In 2012, Garth was brought to tears as he joined the Country Music Hall of Fame with his hero, George Strait, who had welcomed him to the family

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    As I was admiring all the art works displayed in the Telfair Academy of Art and Science, one of them caught my attention, Relics of the Brave by Arthur Hacker painted 1882-1883. This is an oil painting on canvas. Its dimensions are 59 ¼” x 83”. The work depicts a sorrowful young woman sitting down on a small round table, with her right hand on the side of her head, and a letter on the other hand. On the table is one medal. Beside her, sitting in another chair with his head down and a depressed expression

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    As a Unit Administration in the United States Army Reserves, I have many tasks and responsibilities that can be very different each day and even each passing hour. These tasks can vary but can go from paying my Soldiers, check and make sure their medical readiness are up to Army Standards, to work with the Commander’s needs to get the mission accomplished. Everyday task can be different and this have helped me and provided me with some tools to become a better leader. Helping each Soldier can be

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    Essay On Ocean Currents

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    Ocean currents and wind currents are a huge part of the systems on earth. They have global impact on our environment and on mankind. There are many currents which all have their own characteristics and effects on different parts of the world. One of the world’s major ocean currents is the Kuroshio Current, a north-eastward flowing current, which flows along Japan and eventually merges with the easterly drift of the north pacific. The current transports warm, tropical water towards the polar region

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    The Bird and the Cooking Pot Imagine your home. A place where you belong. Now imagine it moves to another state. It keeps moving and moving. Imagine settling down somewhere, but then having to move again and again. It’s not easy to imagine the full implications of this struggle and suffering, but once you read the poem “Exceeding Beringia” you understand the lives of indigenous Alaskans who went through the very same thing. Through different aspects of symbolism Joan Kane uses the concept of displacement

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    Everyone is curious about the existence and location of Atlantis. That is why a group of student researchers and I, are a part of a search from Duke University. We explored different parts of the ocean to see if we can find any artifacts can prove the existence of Atlantis and its location. We searched the most commonly named places of where Atlantis might be. We will be searching for Atlantis around spring, where the currents won’t be too high. We decided to search now because our technology is

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    The Land Bridge Theory

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    ancestors of today’s Native Americans actually native to the Americas? The topic on how Native Americans got to the Americas has long been debated. According to the Land Bridge Theory, also known as the Bering Strait Theory, Native Americans were thought to have migrated across the Bering Strait from Asia (Siberia) to Alaska on a land bridge formed by ice. Meaning that Native Americans actually come from places in Asia. This theory has been widely excepted and has even been put into most modern textbooks

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    Australians are four times more likely to have diabetes (type 1 and 2) than non-indigenous Australians. People in remote areas were more likely to have it due to the lack of resources in their areas to maintain their health. Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders who live in remote villages are at a greater risk of developing serious illnesses because they are so excluded from doctors and essential medical attention. Another consequence of living in remote areas is the lack of resources for support

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    In my opinion promoting reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is an important role of teachers. Teachers need to provide awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples beliefs of origin, accurately teach Indigenous history and respect Indigenous culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people believe that life began with their ancestors. Stories known has dreaming or creation time are about the ancestors of Indigenous Australians giving life and form to the

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    This report extracts relevant knowledge from professional and educated individuals that commonly study the subject of Australian identity. Not many folk have a clear understanding of the concepts that make up the Australian Identity or even what could be defined has having an Australian Identity. Through thorough investigation of reports, surveys and journals done by professionals a conclusive answer can be given to the question “What factors play a major role in the Australian Identity?”. Through

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    Speeches made within the past are still relevant to today’s society as the issues they have faced are significant to the values of the present. The statement: "Any significant and valued speech is able to transcend its immediate context", is exemplified within Paul Keating 's Redfern Address (1992) and Noel Pearson 's An Australian History for Us All (1996). Within these speeches, the themes of taking responsibility for actions and the importance of reconciliation resonate as they have influenced

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    Racism in Australia traces both historical and contemporary racist community attitudes and incidents in Australia. Contemporary Australia is the product of multiple waves of immigration, predominantly from Great Britain and Ireland. Laws forbid racial and other forms of discrimination and protect freedom of religion.[1][2] Demographic analysis indicates a high level of inter-ethnic marriage: according to the Australian Census, a majority of Indigenous Australians partnered with non-indigenous Australians

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    Native title ’Native title’ refers to the recognition that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (ATSI) have rights to their traditional lands. For many years, native title has been an on-going topic across Australia, with many people disliking the concept. However, due to Australia’s changing social values and new concepts of justice, it has now been recently addressed. It is through the legal mechanisms such as the ALRC, the NSWLRC, the parliament and the courts and the non legal mechanism

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    Essay On Australian Flag

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    Do you think Australia 's flag represents you as a citizen? Western Sydney University conducted a survey, and out of 8140 people who were involved in the survey, 66% wanted the unpleasant flag to be changed. Do you think changing the flag is not a major ordeal? Think again. A purpose of a flag is to represent its country. The Australian flag is an archaic symbol that reflects the colonial relationship, which no longer subsists. Our present flag represents us in the modern world, is an impossible

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    Udari Munasinghe When you hear the words Australian identity, what images instantly pop up in your head? Is it the diversity, the landscape, the mate-ship, the beaches or perhaps it’s the stereotypical aussis’? Personally, I believe the Australian identity is what each individual interprets and envisions Australia to be. The Australian identity is really what you love about Australia! One way we can express ourselves and the love we have for our country, is of course by, you guessed it, poetry! Poetry

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    Formed in 1957, the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders commenced their campaign with a series of petitions displayed in Source 4 that called for a referendum. This had the effect of not only mobilising support for a change to the constitution but also of informing the public of the issues facing

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    right and freedom, our rights to do and our freedom to say. However, Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders suffered and are still suffering through a long journey to be accepted in Australia as one. Different events occurred during the 90s to today, such as the Mabo decision, referendums and protests. The Bringing Them Home report was a significant event for the civil rights of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islander people. The Bringing Them Home report was the result of a national inquiry that

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