Springfield Essays

  • The Importance Of Inertia In American Football

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    In American Football, quarterbacks throw the ball on the major axis, spirally to pass the ball to a person in a long distance. The quarterbacks increase precision and accuracy as they throw spiral because of two reasons. As the ball rotates until it reaches to the receiver, the ball is able to go through the air, instead of going against and blocks wind, which means that it stops wind from affecting it better than it being thrown in normal ways. The ball can experience this due to the moment of inertia

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Lincoln's Political Speech By Abraham Lincoln

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    SEGUNDA PEC MUNDOS ANGLÓFONOS. ABRAHAM LINCOLN GETTYSBURG ADDRESS 1863. MARÍA DEL MAR VIDAL VIÑA 26/03/2015 This is a political speech given by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War in Gettysburg ( Pensilvania ) on 19 of November in 1863, four and a half month after the Gettisburg Battle. Abraham Lincoln became the United States' 16th President in 1861, issuing the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy in 1863. Lincoln believed that

  • Theme Of True Legend Character Analysis Essay

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    When I am a future parent I would like my child to read, True Legend by Mike Lupica. The book is an excellent representation of an important life lesson. The life wow lesson,” is don't let fame go to your head”. The main character in True Legend is Drew, a gifted fifteen year old basketball star, who was starting to make choices that didn’t serve him well. These choices were starting to jeopardize his future basketball career. Even though True Legend shows Drew not trying in school, and not caring

  • Abraham Lincoln Thesis

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    Lincolns drive to learn which led him to be a lawyer around the same time. Lincoln taught himself law by reading William Blackstone’s Commentaries On the Laws of England. Lincoln then went on to practice law in Springfield,

  • Song Analysis Of 'Strange Fruit' By Billie Holiday

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    ‘Music is more than an object of study: it is a way of perceiving the world. A tool of understanding’ (Haynes 2012, p.g 31). The power of music is indisputable. It can completely reshape not only the way we view the world, but our everyday thoughts and actions. It has the power to inspire great revolutions, to be the catalyst to social and political change and to ignite the spark of social consciousness even within those who live apolitically. Billie Holiday is an artist whose work had the capacity

  • Robert W. Straub's Political Career

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    Robert W. Straub was born in San Francisco, California on May 6, 1920. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in Business Administration at Dartmouth College. During World War II, Straub served as a second lieutenant in the United States Army. Eventually in 1994, he married his wife Pat, who was influential during his governor years, and had five children. Him and his wife moved to Oregon in 1946 and Straub eventually became a builder and developer in Eugene. Straub is not

  • Swot Analysis Of Bass Pro Shop

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    Summary Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World aims to help people actualize their dreams of an outdoor adventure. Bass Pro Shops is many things; it is a museum, an aquarium, an art gallery, an antique shop, a conservation and education center and most importantly a destination retailer. Bass Pro Shops is the leading retailer of outdoor gear and has more then 1 million visitors a year. Industry retailers agree that Bass Pro Shops is a master marketer when it comes to destination retailers. Destination retailers

  • Buffalo Springfield Poem Analysis

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    There are many musicians who are remembered for their songs and their songs are still played in concerts. Stephen Stills of Buffalo Springfield also made his composition “For what it’s worth” in 1966 which is considered as the most combative and idealistic hymn from the sixties. Stephen recorded this song with whole band and this song become so famous due to the simplicity of its lyrics. The song is also known as protest song as it has a history related to it and it motivated people to stand for

  • The Things They Carried Critical Analysis

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    Tim O’Brien the author of "The Things They Carried," gives the idea that the mental burdens in war are more overpowering than the physical pain that soldiers in war have to deal with. "They carried all the emotional baggage of men who might die. Grief, terror, love, longing--these were intangibles, but the intangibles had their own mass and specific gravity, they had tangible weight" (258). The author argues that sadness, fear, longing and uncertainty of the future are just some of the emotional

  • Lord Of The Flies Summary

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    Lord of the Flies by William Golding takes place in the midst of the next world war. A plane taking British schoolboys to safety is shot down and crashes on a deserted island. The boys survived; however, the pilot did not. With no adults, the children have no disciplinary boundaries. They can do anything they want. Social order rises quickly as one of the boys, Ralph, is named chief. Whispers of a beast on the island begin to emerge and the boys set off to find and kill it. In the process, one boy

  • Violent 2-Day Race Riot In Springfield, Illinois

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    In 1908, a violent 2-day race riot in Springfield, Illinois drove thousands of African-Americans from the city. There was news in Springfield, Illinois about a white woman being assaulted by a black man. Soon after, a similar incident happened. These incidents happened one after another with just hours in between. An angry mob of whites soon formed in response. Two African-American men, Joe James and George Richardson, were said to be guilty in committing these crimes and the mob showed up to the

  • Personal Narrative: My Field Experience At Springfield High School

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    Last Spring, I had the pleasure of completing my field experience at Springfield High School. There, I worked with a student who, for the sake of confidentiality, shall be referred to as Zeke. Zeke was a senior. He was disinterested in his classes and often arrived to class without completed work or an attitude that spoke eagerness to learn. During an occurrence in which Zeke was scolded by my cooperating teacher, I felt a sense of sympathy arise within me. I could recall what it felt like to be

  • Propaganda In The Simpson

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    Similarly in the Simpsons, the citizens are tricked into thinking that Jebediah Springfield is a hero and he is the founder of Springfield. They are also tricked into believing that his real name is Jebediah Springfield and he was a the one who helped the place grow and become to the amazing place it is today. The actual person's name is Hans Sprungfeld, he is a pirate and is known as a hero all over the town of Springfield. Therefore no, Lisa should not tell the crowd of their findings. If she did then

  • Civil War Weapons

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    Ripley had been the commander at the Springfield Armory in Massachusetts between 1842 and 1854. He greatly expanded the arsenal and had personally overseen the development of the 1855 Springfield. Ripley faced many challenges at the outbreak of the war. First was securing weapons for federal use. “The number of first class arms, which consisted of the 58 caliber rifles

  • How Did Dr Seuss Impact American Culture

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    “battles”. Theodor Seuss Geisel grew up in a large German community where his family lived and worked. When Dr. Seuss was thirteen years old, The United States went to war with Germany which brought fear and anxiety to the Geisel’s hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts. During the war, art became a popular method used to depict war and more often to escape the hardships that americans both on and off the battlefield faced. Theodor Seuss Geisel gained inspiration

  • Harriet Taylor Research Paper

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    administrator at Springfield Elementary School. In June when the kids abandon the playground for summer, Harriet will abandon the office, relinquishing her duties as principal for the lure of retirement. Before Harriet could even dream of the office she works in today, she was romping all over the same playground many Springfield students use today. Harriet Taylor’s family moved to Bay County when she was eight years old and Harriet began third grade at none other than Springfield Elementary School

  • The Impact Of Dr. Seuss's Impact On American Culture

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    “battles”. Theodor Seuss Geisel grew up in a large German community where his family lived and worked. When Dr. Seuss was thirteen years old, The United States went to war with Germany which brought fear and anxiety to the Geisel’s hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts. During the war, art became a popular method used to depict war and more often to escape the hardships that americans both on and off the battlefield faced. Theodor Seuss Geisel gained inspiration

  • Environmental Issues In The Simpsons Movie

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    environment and has made an effort to help protect the environment in her hometown Springfield. On the other hand, Homer shown in the movie that he doesn’t care about the environment which is proven by his careless act of dumping pig waste in a lake despite the countless warning signs he went through on the way to the lake. Homer’s act would lead the government to

  • Short Story Analysis: The Jessie's Girl

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    “Channel your struggles to win,” says Rick Springfield. That was his tip to success that he fully believes in. Beneath it all, the man behind the music has been struggling. It may not be evident during his performances and interviews but he has been fighting a disease for a long time. And he doesn’t plan on losing to it. In 2010, Springfield told the public about his long battle with depression. "I try and channel my depression into a creative art, either writing or performing, doing something with

  • The Importance Of Weapons In The Civil War

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    but as we learned in class, the north got the better of them. The South actually had to try to recreate what The North got, but it didn’t work out so well. The North had created the springfield rifles, Which had multiple different variations. Some springfield rifles had a more accurate rifle Scope ( Springfield 1863). But the South had a rifle called the Richmond Rifle, which almost