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  • Letter from Jourdan Anderson, Letter from Judge Albion

    Letter from Jourdan Anderson, Letter from Judge Albion

    Letter from Jourdan Anderson, Letter from Judge Albion Freedom to Jourdan Anderson meant that his children could go to school and get an education something that he didn’t have. He gets paid every month and his wife every two weeks with victuals and clothing. They have a comfortable home and they are treated very nicely there. When he was in the plantation they shot at him before he left. They never paid him for his

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    Submitted: November 17, 2017 By: maria17
  • Letter from the Frontline

    Letter from the Frontline

    My dear Mother, It is a strange feeling to me but a very real one, that every letter now that I write home to you or to my little sister may be the last. I do not want you to think that I am depressed; indeed on the contrary, I am very cheerful. But out here, in odd moments the realization comes to me of how close death is to us. I stop to listen

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • Letter Number Four to Margaret Sanger

    Letter Number Four to Margaret Sanger

    Letter Number Four to Margaret Sanger Married at the age of seventeen, by the time she reached twenty-eight she had given birth to four children and had two miscarriages. She is worn out and doesn't know what to do with herself. The last child she gave birth to, now nine months old, was on her bathroom floor accompanied by a neighbor. The doctor did not arrive until two hours later. She was almost had blood

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Steve
  • Letter to Barack Obama

    Letter to Barack Obama

    Dear, Barack Obama Mr. Obama I feel that your campaign trail is going upward. We are currently winning the election and with a few more key states we would’ve successfully won the nomination for the democratic presidential candidate. Our strong points in the election, so far has been our ability to win all of the caucuses. While a huge obstacle as been our unability to win the primary states like California, Pennsylavania, and Ohio, but

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Top
  • Letter Written by Mlk from Birmingham City Jail, Alabama

    Letter Written by Mlk from Birmingham City Jail, Alabama

    My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Letter Written by Mlk from Birmingham City Jail, Alabama

    Letter Written by Mlk from Birmingham City Jail, Alabama

    My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Letters from an American Farmer

    Letters from an American Farmer

    When the Virginia Company landed at the James River in 1606 no one thought they had just planted the seeds to a powerful and mighty nation. The first immigrants who landed in пїЅAmericaпїЅ were a bedraggled bunch looking for a quick buck. Soon more would follow and colonies would sprout up, along with the hope of a better life. Michel пїЅ Guillaume Jean de CrпїЅvecoer was a French emigrant who arrived in America in 1759

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Steve
  • Letters to the Lady

    Letters to the Lady

    18 March 1861 My Dear Master’s Lady, I write to you once again. This time it is from my more permanent home in Massachusetts. I hope all finds you well in this time of impending crisis (7, -). In the past few years, things have been changing and I can smell war times are coming. Abraham Lincoln will soon take his place in the white house and I know that Jefferson Davis is the leader

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark

    “My response; they do matter!” Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took the risk of life, limb, and liberty to bring back the precious and valuable information of the Pacific Northwest of the United States territory. Their accomplishments of surviving the trek and delivering the data to the U.S. government, have altered the course of history, but have some Historian’s and author’s stating, “It produced nothing useful.”, and having “added little to the stock

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Artur
  • Lewis and Clark (quick Facts)

    Lewis and Clark (quick Facts)

    1. Lewis was shot by one of his own men. Pierre Cruzatte, who could not see well, shot Lewis through the buttocks on August 11, 1806, mistaking him for an elk. 2. Clark was not actually a captain. When Lewis asked Clark to join the expedition he said President Jefferson was willing to promote him to captain. Before the expedition began, the Secretary of War notified Lewis that Clark would receive a lieutenant's title. Lewis

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Lewis and Clark: The Imperialist of America, 1803 - 1806

    Lewis and Clark: The Imperialist of America, 1803 - 1806

    Lewis and Clark: the Imperialist of America, 1803 -1806 The Lewis and Clark expedition of 1803 to 1806, was a very important adventure, which had significant bearings on the whole of the American nation; declaring American sovereignty in the West, advancing American trade, and promoting peace between Indian tribes, while attempting to establish a peaceful and profitable relationship with the Native Americans. Thus, Lewis and Clark are viewed as Ў§brave adventurers who went where no

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Bred
  • Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll, the Pseudonym for the famous writer and mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born in Cheshire, England in 1832. Carroll was the oldest son in a family of seven girls and four boys. Interestingly every one of the children stuttered. His mother, Frances Jane Lutwidge, and father, Rev. Charles Dodgson were first cousins. Carroll was interested in Mathematics at a very young age, and always studied a harder level of math than

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Liars

    Liars

    The brains of pathological liars have structural abnormalities that could make fibbing come naturally. “Some people have an edge up on others in their ability to tell lies,” says Adrian Raine, a psychologist at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. “They are better wired for the complex computations involved in sophisticated lies.” He found that pathological liars have on average more white matter in their prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Yan
  • Liberals Vs. Conservatives

    Liberals Vs. Conservatives

    Mary Wright Professor Smith Pos 201 19 September 2005 Difference of Opinion Liberals Vs. Conservatives Liberals and Conservatives continue to disagree on the possibility of Judge John Roberts becoming the United States next Chief Justice. Judge Roberts was interviewed at a series of hearings so that the Judiciary Committee would be able to vote on his nomination for Chief Justice. Although, Roberts has expressed his reasons for his nomination to the Judiciary Committee, there are

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell

    One of the most unique events in American history is the Liberty Bell's travels by train around the United States to be placed on exhibit at many World's Fairs. From 1885 to 1915, the Liberty Bell traveled by rail on seven separate trips to eight different World's Fair exhibitions visiting nearly 400 cities and towns on those trips coast to coast. The Liberty Bell's trips were widely publicized so that each town where the Liberty

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Edward
  • Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell

    Among the more obscure events in American history involves the Liberty Bell's travels by rail car around the United States to be placed on exhibit at numerous World's Fairs. From 1885 to 1915, the Liberty Bell traveled by rail on seven separate trips to eight different World's Fair exhibitions visiting nearly 400 cities and towns on those trips coast to coast. At the time, the Liberty Bell's trips were widely publicized so that each town

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Anna
  • Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell

    Among the more obscure events in American history involves the Liberty Bell's travels by rail car around the United States to be placed on exhibit at numerous World's Fairs. From 1885 to 1915, the Liberty Bell traveled by rail on seven separate trips to eight different World's Fair exhibitions visiting nearly 400 cities and towns on those trips coast to coast. At the time, the Liberty Bell's trips were widely publicized so that each town

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Yan
  • Libral Italy

    Libral Italy

    On 10 JUNE 1940, Germany had been at war with Britain and France since the previous September, but Italy was still at peace, and had little reason to fear that any of the other powers would attack it. Germany was on the verge of winning the Battle of France, and France was likely to surrender very soon, and it seemed to many observers that Britain would then make peace. Perhaps Mussolini thought that Italy would

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Vika
  • Libraries

    Libraries

    Libraries are a fundamental part of our nation’s society. They have been a place where you can find literary and artistic materials, such as books, magazines, periodicals, and recordings, which are all available for viewing. From past to present, our history has revolved around these nationwide landmarks, whether it be from the history within the books or the place where the library is located. One such library is the historical Library of Congress. The Library

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    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Top
  • Library of Congress

    Library of Congress

    Sunday 30 September 2007 Library of Congress Today we had a discussion about the LOC in Washington DC in America. Dr. Taqreed has viewed us a ((Documentary film)) of this historian library. The Aim of establishment:- As the library considered a REASERCH ARM of the Congress, we can say that the creation of it was based on how United State can make decisions throughout the globe. On the other hand, the ambition of President Jefferson

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Jon
  • Lieutenant William Calley and the My Lai Massacre

    Lieutenant William Calley and the My Lai Massacre

    Lieutenant William Calley and the My Lai Massacre Very few things in our world bring about resentment, bewilderment, and anger as easily as the massacre of innocent civilians. It seems that the history of the Vietnam War includes some well known instances that involved the massacre of innocent people. This could be for many reasons, stress, anger, U.S. sentiments towards the war, and even plain hatred of the massacred people. The most infamous account

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Jack
  • Life

    Life

    My Brothers Nazi Life I was asleep in the middle of the night when I herd a sound coming from outside of my house I woke up and I ran to my brother’s room, he was sleeping in the bed with his girlfriend, I woke him up and said that I had herd a sounds outside the door, he said: “be quiet, do not make a sound”, I did as he said and then I

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    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Life After the Great Depression

    Life After the Great Depression

    Life during the Great Depression The Great Depression was a recession that had affected every globalizing country. It started in 1929 with the Stock Market Crash, and it lasted throughout the 1930s. It caused many economic downturns. Unemployment and homelessness increased dramatically. Construction halted; farmers suffered and didn’t make a profit; mining and logging declined because there was no demand for it. The cause of the Great Depression are said to be many. But here

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Life and Death Displayed Through the Indian and Greek Cultures

    Life and Death Displayed Through the Indian and Greek Cultures

    Life and Death Displayed Through the Indian and Greek Cultures Hinduism, an ancient religion is one of the oldest in the world, evolving more that three thousand years ago. Indian and Greek cultures tend to have some similarities as well as some differences. Life and death are both equally important one to the other with these two cultures, but they seem to relate differently to these concepts. Exploration of these cultures concerning these concepts is

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Life at the Turn of the Century

    Life at the Turn of the Century

    Life at the turn of the century is getting better for many reasons. One reason is that there are new innovations in the field of photography. Another reason is that states are starting to require children to go to school. Lastly African Americans are fighting legal discrimination. One innovation in the field of photography is George Eastman (Eastman-Kodak) invented the first widely available camera. It cost only $25 for the camera which includes a roll

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Life During the Great Depression & Now

    Life During the Great Depression & Now

    LIFE DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND NOW The Great Depression was a huge economic disaster. The stock market crash of 1929, also known as “Black Tuesday”, was the start of the Great Depression. It began in 1929 and went into the late 1930’s. North America, Europe, and other industrialized nations were all involved in the Great Depression. Life during the Great Depression was unbearable for everyone. It had a tremendous impact on the whole entire

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Life During Westward Expansion

    Life During Westward Expansion

    In 1845, a fellow named John C. Calhoun coined the term “Manifest Destiny.” The term Manifest Destiny was a slogan for westward expansion during the 1840’s. In the west there was plenty of land, national security, the spread of democracy, urbanization, but there was also poverty out west. People moved out west in search for a new life such as a new beginning. Moving out west, settlers from the east were taking a risk of

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Top
  • Life Goes on

    Life Goes on

    Much that characterised Hollywood in the 1950s can be described as paradoxical and ambiguous due to anti-communist hysteria and the blacklist.’ How accurate is this statement in relation to two films of the 1950s? A lot has been made of the suggested subtexts present in High Noon and On the Waterfront, that they reflect the experiences of Carl Foreman (the writer of High Noon) and Elia Kazan with the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Foreman

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Max
  • Life in New York Tenement Houses

    Life in New York Tenement Houses

    OPTION 1 Life in New York Tenement Houses 1. What are the three distinct classes of homes in the tenement houses? In what ways does each reflect the needs and resources of the renters? There are three distinct classes of houses in the tenement-houses; the cheapest is the attic home. Three rooms is next and is usually for very poor people. The vast majority of respectable working people live in four rooms. Each of these

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: July
  • Life in the Trenches

    Life in the Trenches

    Life in the trenches during World War 1 were horrible. It was entirely unexpected for those eager thousands who signed up for war August 1914.The Great War- was a phrase coined even before it had begun. It was expected to be very short and like most wars a great movement. However The First World War was symbolized by its lack of movement, the years of stalemate exemplified on the Western Front from autumn 1914 until

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Monika
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