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  • Battlestar Galactica Essay

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    Battlestar Galactica is a story of betrayal for those who created the cylons. The story is a classic scenario that entails man creating machine and machine turning and destroying man. Battlestar shows heavily a sub text of anger that is distributed by the people through the way of the government. The episode shows great emotion and intensity amongst the lead characters by throwing power into the mix of drama. The characters in Battlestar Galactica show the state in which humanity reacts in the

  • Analysis of an Advertisement Essay

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    photograph of a decrepit old man dressed in a black suit, wearing a diamond encrusted gold dollar sign ring, embraced by a wedding-gown clad, large breasted, peroxide bleached blond, young bimbo. Next to the shocking newly-weds was a new, cherry red Dodge Viper convertible, parked on a black patterned brick driveway, in front of a gorgeous mansion wall adorned with lavish vegetation and concrete Grecian pottery overflowing with ferns. The inept, liver spotted, incontinent, prune-like old geezer stood in

  • Evaluation Paper on the Chevrolet Corvette

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    Abstract This paper is an evaluative look at why the Chevrolet Corvette is one of the greatest sports cars in the world. Sports cars can be judged in three areas; cost, performance, and comfort, each area will be evaluated as to why these criteria are important, with examples shown to for definition. The Corvette will be shown how it compares in regards to the measurements, and in some cases exceeds them. Showing why it should be considered a great sports car The Chevrolet Corvette: A great sports

  • The Revolutionary City Is Not Just An Area

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    with some changes implemented by the modern centuries, an American faith has bestowed on the Tidewater town of Williamsburg, Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg adequately portrays how the area incorporates the cultures, hopes, aspirations, and conflicts of the American people of the time period. The Revolutionary City is not just an area that is composed of colonial streets and buildings. It is a community of people and their tales of life linking the distant past with a relevant future. In the Historic

  • Significance Of The Magazine

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    There are a lot of excellent significant landmarks that can be commemorated by a coin by the colonial Williamsburg foundation; but here are the four structures that are worthy of being commemorated: The Bruton Parish Church, the Capitol, the Governor's Palace, and the Magazine. Commemorate means to honor a certain place or a person. All these structures are important, but the most significant structure to commemorate is clearly the Magazine. According to my research, the Magazine is the best choice

  • Jamestown Rediscovery Artifacts : How Do We Recapture The Lives Of People Who Left No Written Record?

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    Jamestown Rediscovery Artifacts How do we recapture the lives of people who left no written record? If a pot is found in the middle of the woods, how do we determine how it got there? From what clues can we unlock the history behind that pot? Are artifacts a reliable source of factual information? It’s through artifacts uncovered, put together with written documentation, that we can tell the story of the way people lived. With the Jamestown Rediscovery, artifacts are analyzed and put together with

  • Bacon's Rebellion Essay

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    In 1676, Nathaniel Bacon rebelled and held a revolt in Colonial Virginia. High taxes, low prices for tobacco, and resentment against special privileges given those close to the governor, Sir William Berkeley, provided the background for the uprising. These factors made the rebellion inevitable. All of the chaos was precipitated by Governor Berkeley's failure to defend the frontier against attacks by Native Americans. Bacon commanded two unauthorized but successful expeditions against the tribes

  • John Smith in Jamestown Essay

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    John Smith in Jamestown The leadership strengths and weaknesses of John Smith evoked a profound effect on the Jamestown colony. The fact that Smith actually arrived in the colony as a common prisoner and was able to achieve the leadership role that he gained is amazing. His creativity and knowledge in certain areas actually saved the colonists from attack and starvation in the early days. Some of the rules he enforced as a leader were actually instrumental in saving the colony. His skill in

  • Apothecary In The Colonial Era

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    Trades There were many interesting trades presented on this website. One of these trades that interested me the most was apothecary. Apothecary in the colonial era was a druggist who had a similar roles to what a doctor does today. They didn’t just provide medical treatment, or prescribe drugs but also performed surgeries as well. Reading more about this trade, I discovered that some apothecaries even trained to become man-midwives. Before reading this article, I had the assumption that the majority

  • Analysis Of Williamsburg : The Story Of A Patriot Woman

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    The new title would be “Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot Woman”. The revised introduction would go as follows: “…The story concerns the period of 1769 to 1776. Its principal figure is Anne Frye, the wife of planter-turned politician John Frye. She cannot be found in any history book, but her reactions and inner conflict are derived from events that occurred in Williamsburg and around the American Colonies.” The movie opens on a young boy as he runs across the property of John Frye and his wife

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