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    Smoke and debris filled the air. Thousands of people’s lives changed in a matter of minutes. 168 people including nineteen innocent children lost their lives because of one person’s decision. On April 19,1995, Oklahoma history was changed forever. Timothy McVeigh bombed the Alfred P. Murrah building and it was “the worst act of terrorism in American history” (Isikoff). Years later McVeigh was on trial “in courtroom C-204 in the United States Courthouse in Denver” (Morganthou). He was facing capital

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    There were only 6 children that survived the explosion and they were dug out of the bottom of all the debris by hand (PBS). Timothy McVeigh used an old getaway car to leave the scene. He was later caught because he had left a trail of evidence behind. The rear axle of the Ryder truck was found with a serial number on it. It was then traced back to the rental place where he had signed with an alias. However, during the investigation in Junction City, Kansas where the rental truck was purchased

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    INVESTIGATION: On 10-12-2015 at 2050 hours, I was notified by Sgt. E. Kelley # 3134 , of a traffic crash fatality that occurred on Livingstone Road, approximately 340 feet north of Deer Forest Drive at 2004 hours. I responded to the crash scene and upon arrival at approximately 2148 hours, I was assigned to forensically map the scene. Approaching the scene from the south, one could see a concrete utility pole off the east road edge. On the east side of the utility pole, there was a red Chevrolet

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    Ballad of Birmingham The Ballad of Birmingham was written by Dudley Randall in 1963. It was written after the bombing of a church on September 15, 1963 (16th Street Baptist Church Bombing). This bombing took place at a church in Birmingham, Alabama. The church was getting ready for their Sunday congregation. In the basement, five young girls were chatting in their best Sunday clothes (16th Street Baptist Church Bombing). The girls were filled with excitement. That Sunday was when the youth was going

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    Stress from events such as the Oklahoma City Bombing causes people to smoke. Studies show that tragedies such as the 9-11 attacks or the Oklahoma City Bombing causes people to smoke, which can lead to other negative effects. Most people remember where they were when the Oklahoma City Bombing happened. In the Oklahoma City Bombing “A total of 168 persons died and 675 persons sustained injuries”(Sample). If someone saw on the news that a building blew up and American lives were taken one could assume

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    WFC Explosion Case Study

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    WFC Explosion Name Institution Affiliation(s) WFC Explosion 1. Hazard Definition/Description The West Fertilizer Company (WFC) explosion that occurred in April 17, 2013, is one of the most devastating industrial accidents in the history of the United States. The company was situated in the West City of Texas, and solely specialized in the distribution of farming supplies, such as grains and fertilizers (CSB, 2016a). The explosion involved fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate (FGAN)

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    Zelig Film Analysis

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    Zelig (1983), featuring the main protagonist of the same name who can transform to any group he is with, is a mockumentary produced by Woody Allen. According to Stam, a commenter on Woody Allen’s production, describes Zelig as a film in which “artistic discourse is tested in its relationship to social reality” (196), which means that Allen attempts to use Zelig as a challenge to the media representation on what is reality. I would suggest that Zelig’s importance lies on three aspects: The challenge

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    light at the end of the tunnel that is surrounded by darkness he also creates suspense. The audience is dying to see what the meaning of the light is. Space Odyssey and Interstellar use the negative space differently. Both films show scenes in which spaceships are traveling through the universe. The spacecrafts appear small compared to the black universe. In Space Odyssey the earth is sometimes visible when we see the spaceships and space station. This is a further element for comparing size. In

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    A cultural conviction that prevailed throughout different historic eras was of male supremacy and female inferiority. Societies were ruled by men, and they structured the supposedly perfect roles that women should assume. These roles emphasized the importance of female silence, chastity, and obedience to the patriarchy. Men even rationalized their ideas of an ideal woman through Biblical examples and proverbial descriptions of the good wife (Kelso 3). Men imposed all of these characteristics on women

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    The extract is from Macbeth written by William Shakespeare in the year 1606. It is from act 4 scene 2. The extract primarily deals with the frustration and anger of lady macduff for her husband who fled away to England and betrayed her and their children. Lady macduff and her son have a serious talk in this scene in which she argues about how will they survive without the main pillar of their family i.e. macduff. The context starts with the conversation between Ross and Lady Macduff. Her tone reflects

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    carry a gun. As a soldier, Desmond Doss is very selfless because he show the people matter more than his own life. Terry Fox is a hero to many people in different way but

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    “This man [General Ripper] is obviously a psychotic” and the president was right. Nuclear war with Russia is not something to play around with. General Ripper is definitely careless and crazy to the highest degree especially since I personally like my water heavily fluoridated. However, General Ripper isn’t that crazy considering the conditions he is under. Aside from an obviously paranoid outlook on our water, General Ripper is well intentioned. He wants to protect his country, and has committed

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    Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) was one of the most well-known composers of the romantic period. In 1826, he enrolled as a student at the Conservatoire de musique et de declamation in Paris, where he began his musical journey. At this conservatory, he proceeded to create some of his most famous compositions such as his Symphonie Fantastique (Samson, 2007: ). This renowned composition was dedicated to Harriet Smithson, whom he later got married to. The program of the Symphonie Fantastique concerns Berlioz

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    Cirque Du Freak A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan is about two best friends, Darren Shan and Steve Leonard, and how they get tickets to see the freak show Cirque Du Freak, a freak show that features unordinary performers such as the snake-boy, the twisting twins, the wolf-man, Larten Crepsley, and his spider, Madam Octa. They each get into some trouble when Steve finds out a secret and Darren steals something he shouldn’t have. The book is fiction, but Darren says, in the introduction, that everything

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    The Axe Effect Throughout history, advertisements have been used to market and promote companies products and services. There are many types of advertisements tactics, which are referred to as propaganda. “Propaganda tries to convince people of something. It is not a single technique but a combination of persuasive techniques. The idea or feeling spread by propaganda may be true, partially true, or not true at all. The purpose of the propaganda is to persuade people to believe regardless of whether

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    Are leaders born or made? Psychologists and Theorists have been trying to answer this question for centuries. Leadership refers to the ability to motivate, inspire and guide others in an organization or a group to a goal or vision (Comstock, 2014). A leader’s success is contingent on clarifying, developing, and cultivating a vision or goal. There are several theories, styles and endless definitions of leadership. This paper will discuss different leadership theories and provide evidence that leaders

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    Manson Family Cult Case Charles Manson was the founder of this cult and he was born to Kathleen Maddox who was a sixteen year old girl with no partner in 1934. He had a rough childhood as his mom became an alcoholic and she would give him money for him to fetch beer for her. His mother was also a prostitute and never paid much attention to him. Later on in his life his mother sent him to boarding school and he lived with his religious aunt and uncle. Charles went back to his mother but she didn’t

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    Directed by Terry Jones and with a cast consisting of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin it turned out both hilarious and thought-provoking. The scene in question where The People’s Front of Judea (PFJ) are talking about their aims plays an important role in the

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    In the short story Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell, nuns at St. Lucy's Home For Girls Raised by Wolves try to turn a pack of young girls, including Claudette the narrator, whose parents are werewolves, into proper humans who can fit into society. Claudette struggles with balancing her wolf upbringing with the teachings of the nuns, and ends up conforming to the standards and morals of humankind. Her change from being a pack member to a human individual is seen in many places throughout the

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    During the Medieval times chivalry was one of the most important characteristics a knight could display. Chivalry was viewed as a moral obligation that involved bravery, honor, respect, and gallantry. Knights were expected to uphold this code or face social consequences for any infractions, with punishments ranging from humiliation to termination of their knighthood. “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” presents the struggles knights faced with honoring the chivalrous code at all times. Sir Gawain,

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