Dyer County

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  • Dyer County And The Towns

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    Dyer County and the towns that comprise it all have a rich history, and each town in the county has its own beginnings that have resulted in how they are today. Dyer County currently encompasses the three major towns of Dyersburg, Newbern, Trimble, and their surrounding villages. The following will give brief histories of the major towns of Dyer County, the development of industry, and the history of some of the smaller regions of the county, including my home area of Bonicord. Dyer County today

  • Response To Derek Clark's Video 'Believe'

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    TAKE ACTION! NO FEAR!! Brendan Francis once said, "Many of our fears are tissue paper thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them." So many people are held back by fear. Fear is nothing more than a thought. Fear is meant to hold you back. Fear makes us uncomfortable with trying something "outside the box." We seem to place limitations on ourselves, afraid of both the possible and the impossible. Why is this? In a few words, fear of failure, rejection, and what others might

  • Media Influences On Our Perception, Knowledge, Attitudes, And Beliefs

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    Media informs and influences us, as well as it impacts our perception, knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about certain things that take place. June 12, 2016 was a tragic night at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, initiated a terrorist attack, killing 49 people and wounding 53. He used an AR-15-style rifle and a handgun to carry out the attack. The hate crime took place just shortly before the club was supposed to close. When people started hearing

  • Motivational Leader Analysis

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    While I don't claim to be (anywhere near) the best Personal Development Speaker in the world, if you were to Google the search term Motivational Speaker you would typically find that my name usually comes out somewhere near the very top of the list of about two million matches. Now, let me quickly add that this fact has pretty much nothing to do with my speaking skills or my profile, and everything to do with Johnnie's ability to do what he does with those amazing tech skills of his. I don't really

  • The Haymarket Affair

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    The Haymarket Affair For many, America is not just the country they happen to live in but also it is a place of freedoms, liberties and independencies and even a refuge for some people. In 1886 though, a group of people attempted to share their opinion in Haymarket Square, Chicago, which led to a dangerous riot and a series of trials with convictions and executions. Throughout the affair, innocent lives were lost, people were wrongly accused, and the judicial system was revealed as flawed. Throughout

  • Personal Narrative: Coffee Brewing

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    The sunlight met my sleepy eyes as I smelled the familiar aroma of coffee brewing. Fumbling for the remote, I thought of a visit to church with my cousins the previous Sunday. They had invited me to return this Sunday, but I had felt uncomfortable and unwelcome, when the pastor insisted that “marriage is between a natural born man and a natural born woman.” I wasn’t eager to subject myself to further discomfort. “Not today,” I thought. Today, the OWN network would be my means of spiritual connection

  • The Political Stage Of Mr. Gandhi

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    a proper trial. Obvious as it should be, there were huge protests against this insane bill, violating basic human rights. One dreadful event that was written down in history with blood came about in these times. On April 13th 1919, General Reginald Dyer took it upon himself to disperse a peaceful protest in enclosed space called the Jallianwalla Bagh in Amritsar. 370 protestors were killed and 1000 were wounded though some argue figures were much higher. What was further disconcerting was General

  • The Silencing of Mary Dyer

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    Society has not changed much since the time of Mary Dyer. Challenges surface left and right to people undeserving. No one should stand down to what they believe in. Today, individuals are faced with much discrimination, but religious discrimination seems to stand out the most. Everyone is left with a choice to make despite what society has to say. Just like Mary Dyer. Mary Dyer was a Quaker. Quakers are a group of people with Christian roots. Quakers believe in equality. They don’t like

  • A Model Of Governance Through Capitalistic Ideals

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    Want to know a little known fact? Local government is one of the most influential factors in the American way of life, but it is not even mentioned in the U.S. Constitution. Essentially the Constitution set up national and state governments but leaves local governments out creating a gray area. This area has been filled with many different methods and types of government. One of the ideas which pertains to filling this gray area is the Tiebout model. In essence this is a model of governance through

  • Buffalo For Real Case Study

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    The narrative that gets told about a city influences public policies, economic development initiatives, and even civic morale and engagement. For example, in the case of Buffalo, pervasive myths about high property tax rates have influenced the public’s perception about the funding of public programs and fed the desire for irresponsible tax cuts. Similarly, stories that fail to acknowledge issues of poverty, inequality, and segregation marginalize certain groups and hinder constructive dialogue on

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