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  • Franklin High School Sports Narrative

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    It was finally game day for us freshman. Winter break just finished about two weeks ago and we finally have a home game. This time it’s against Franklin High School. I felt like this game was going to be a good one. I knew I was going to go off. Going through the school day I had to stay focused and put myself in the right mindset for the upcoming. I couldn’t have any distractions. Looking back, I was probably a little too serious. It was necessary, though, if I wanted to have a good game. Once

  • Nantahala Lake

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    Nantahala Lake is located 3000 feet above sea level in the Nantahala National Forest. Its’ features include crystal clear water, waterfalls, hiking trails, fishing, lodging, and many more amenities. The lake is regulated and maintained by Duke Power and it is a major source of hydroelectricity for the surrounding counties. It was created in 1942 by Nantahala Power to provide electricity for war efforts. The lake holds 42 miles of shoreline, which makes the waters close to the shore murky, but

  • Annotations: Childrens Literature

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    Bibliographic Annotations List 1: Sendak, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1983. This book is about a boy named Max who goes on an adventure to where the wild things live. Max gets sent to his room for being wild in the house and causing trouble. Then Max’s room slowly turns into a forest and Max goes on his adventure. Max gets there and scares all the wild things with a magic trick. They name Max the wildest thing of all and he becomes king of the wild things. Eventually

  • The Effect Of Oppression On Women

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    incidence of oppression, then I would be naive to the fact that in our society we favor men over women. My perspective on women in the work force has changed completely. From this I have gained a new found respect for women who hold high power, and positions of authority because I know that they must have struggled to get where they are. I also respect them more because I know that men do not always work well when a women is their supioure, and therefore they can make the women’s job even more difficult

  • Critical Analysis Of The Franklin Series By Paulette Bourgeois

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    Critical analysis of the Franklin series by Paulette Bourgeois A children’s story is the first step a child is introduced to in terms of reading and literature. These books give children enjoyment, develops their feeling and imagination. And it might also help children resolve problems by creatively portraying the issue in the book and also by teaching how to deal with it in an entertaining way. For example in Franklin Fibs, Paulette Bourgeois innovatively explains how lying

  • Stamp Act of 1765

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    Taxation without Representation Ryan Vote March 8, 2010 U.S. History It can easily be said that the Stamp Act of 1765 was the beginning of the revolution for the colonies of North America. Before the Stamp Act, there were other failed attempts to tax the colonies by the British parliament. Each attempt to gain money from the colonies was unlawful because there was a lack of representation from Parliament. The Stamp Act of 1765 was very detailed and expensive for the colonists. The Stamp Act was

  • Benjamin Franklin´s Involvement in the English Empire Essay

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    community that will embody Englishmen only. For that reason, Franklin is against massive immigration of Germans and the presence of African slaves which will fade the identity of a perfect English Empire. He becomes more optimistic of his vision when the Crown appoints him in 1753 as a postmaster at Williamsburg. Despite all the failures that he encounters from not passing solutions such as colonial union and the Albany Plan, Franklin still maintains his degree of confidence and loyalty to the mother

  • 46 Pages and Common Sense Analysis and Review Essay examples

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    | 46 Pages: Book Review | | Tim IveyMarch 13, 2012Daryl SequeiraHistory 111 - 5001 | | | | In 46 Pages author Scott Liell is able to poignantly illustrate the colonies metamorphosis from a dependent arm of the English Empire to an independent country, the catalyst for which was Thomas Paine's Common Sense. Liell is able to not only articulate the turning point of the American consensus towards independence, but he also very intelligibly depicts the sentiments of all facets of

  • Ben Franklin and William Bradford Essay

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    Ben Franklin and William Bradford Although William Bradford and Ben Franklin lived 100 years apart from one another, they share at least one common theme: each man adhered to and dedicated himself to a particular system of belief. One key difference between Bradford’s faith and Franklin’s ideal of success is that Bradford believed that the way to improvement was through God. Franklin believed that the only person or thing that could make things happen was you. Bradford’s point is

  • Poor Richards Almanac Essay

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    by Benjamin Franklin in 1732, “Poor Richard’s Almanack” was a guide to both weather forecasts and wise sayings. Franklin used the pseudonym Richard Saunders in writing the text, which became an annual publication up until 1757. Response to the almanac was tremendous, and it sold as many as 10,000 issues a year. Second only to the bible, “Poor Richard’s Almanack” was one of the most popular and purchased publications in colonial America. The almanac stressed the two qualities Franklin found to be