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American Flag Desecration
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The American flag, just like any other country's flag, is the symbol of the nation. As Gen. Colin Powell said his 1999 speech, "Americans revere their flag as a symbol of the nation" ("The Constitution," 2007). A certain symbol, like flags, symbolizes the historical accounts that the nation had been through.… George Washington said "We take the stars from…
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Flag
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Every citizen respects and honors their country’s flag by recalling to mind the struggle they had to undergo to achieve independence. In this context we are… Jennifer de Poyen is both a writer as well as visual artist. She was a critic and journalist for the San Diego Union Tribune, writing about theater and dance. After graduating from McGill University, she…
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Why United States Flag Burning is Wrong
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They relish the flag because of what it represents; the freedoms and other principals that has become part of America’s brand. However, there are others who do not uphold the flag in this… They often use flag burning as a manner of protest in order to demonstrate the intensity of distaste that the harbor for various issues in America. Nevertheless, the flag is…
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Flag Burning
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II. Americans are intolerant of flag burning because it expresses disregard for those who lost their lives battling under the flag (subtopic 1), disrespect for the institutions of the nation and (subtopic 1), a symbolic attempt to deny national memories (subtopic 1). … Indeed, the symbolism of the flag is so deeply embedded in national consciousness that…
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Flag burning should be banned ..Proposition paragraph
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I do not think it should be banned. When things become banned and censored freedom is lost. I am not saying that I would ever burn or disrespect a flag. My pride in being an American is too deeply ingrained. However, I would never burn a flag of… He stated: A constitutional amendment banning flag burning and other types of flag desecration should be passed.…
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Banning Flag Burning
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Flag desecration is a term used to denote any insult or damage to the official flag of a nation. Acts of desecration may include flag burning, or using the flag for inappropriate commercial purposes. … The above lines perfectly capture the symbolic significance of the national flag. The flag is the most visible emblem of the country and is a reminder of the…
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The Confederate Flag
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This essay is devoted to one of the most controversial and famous symbols in the United States - the Confederate Flag. It is one of the last symbols of the Confederate States of America, a long gone government that lost its bid for secession from the Union. … It is only when the flag is misused that its history is marred with hatred. Interestingly, the "NAACP…
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Representatives of American Culture
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Compose an essay focusing on the two representatives of American Culture (The American Flag & Disneyland) where you analyze how each of these respective entities have contributed to shaping, defining, challenging, and re-configuring American culture. In addition, be attentive to… The choice of design and color for the flag tells a story in itself. The blue…
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Georgia State Flag Issue
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The researcher of this paper will attempt to explore the controversy surrounding the Georgian flag and the reasons for changing the flag design numerous times. The legislators who championed the change of the flag are also discussed in the present paper.… This essay discusses that the state of Georgia has had the greatest number of flags in the United States’…
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The primary reason that America went to war against Britain in 1812
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For Americans, the war can be regarded as a continuation of the Revolutionary war. They had the obligation to safeguard their… However, tensions still remained between the two nations. The primary reason as to why James Madison declared war against Britain can be associated with differences in the high seas. In his congressional speech, Madison stated that…
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Business Ethic - Flag of convenience
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Most of the time handled by inadequately trained and under paid crew and owned by shadowy, devious characters with undetermined nationalities, flags of convenience (FOC) ships have been negatively pertained to as rust buckets, pirate flags, free booters, and runaway ships. The… matters over ships flying its flag.” Prevented by the odium linked with flags of…
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Journal Entry
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The tragedy was a climax of a number of forces, which included the objectives of military leaders and local politicians, the Gold Rush in Colorado, the… This is an area where approximately five hundred Arapahoe and Cheyenne people encamped. The attack, which took place at down caught these communities by surprise and in an odd moment where most of the men…
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Letter Concerning Toleration
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Name Instructor Course Date The use of peyote (a hallucinogenic mushroom) The case of the use of hallucinogenic mushroom in America can be evaluated in the view of Locke’s ideas in the Letter Concerning Tolerance. If the state passes laws to criminalize the use of a given drug, the idea should apply all citizens and should be with precise reasons why the use of such a drug is not permitted the state.…
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American Patriotism During World War One
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American Patriotism during World War One Name: Institutional Affiliation: American Patriotism during World War One After the US entered the World War 1 in 1917, the federal government took an unprecedented task in stimulating patriotism. The major way in which the federal government described and created patriotism during World War 1 was through the establishment of the Committee on Public Information.…
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Define hero. Why does our society insist upon elevating people to the rank of hero Is John Bradley a hero despite his insistence that he was not
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A hero can be defined as someone who in the face of adversity undertakes a brave, courageous, or bold sacrifice that results in the greater good of the community or humanity. The society insists on elevating individuals to hero status as a show of appreciation and an example for… James Bradley writes the book after stumbling upon a letter written by his father…
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Symbol of American Culture - Uncle Sam
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Instructor 16th May 2012 Uncle Sam Every country and states in the world has unique figures and symbols that are representatives of their culture and beliefs. The United States population has many different cultural beliefs and, some are represented by cultural symbols.… History dates the American war with England in the north to 1812. Samuel Wilson was given…
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Personal thought about memorial day
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A memorial day was originally referred to as Decoration Day, and it is an American holiday observed yearly on the last Monday of every month of May (Albanese, 1974). On this day, Americans remember soldiers who died while serving the United States armed forces. Memorial Day is… Memorial Day gives us a chance to visit graves of our departed and beloved…
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Causes of the Mexican-American War
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This paper stresses that the war between the North American neighboring countries, namely, the United States and Mexico was said to have begun in 1846 and ended in 1848.Compared to the other wars that took place in different parts of the world, it might have appeared short-lived.… From this paper it is clear that the present Texas – a land that was…
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Propaganda
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With regards to the unit of analysis for this paper, that of the Lowe’s Veteran’s Day bumper sticker handout, this particular piece adequately… Firstly, the total can be understood as a function of the effect of the entire message. Lowe’s provided on its handouts the following quote, “To honor our armed forces, Lowes will be providing customers will…
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American Propaganda during War War II
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During World War II, the government launched a campaign to inspire Americans on the home front to support the war effort. As part of this campaign, they used posters, photographs, radio, television and print to educate and encourage certain behaviors. Photographs all over the country that captured specific moments, activities or moods were eventually used in propaganda campaigns about life on the American home front during the war years.…
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A Flag For Sunrise By Robert Stone
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Robert Anthony Stone,born on August 21,1937 in Brooklyn, New York.Stone is one of the principal voices of modern-day American fiction.In his small stories like Bear and His Daughter and novels such as A Flag for Sunrise,Dog Soldiers,Outerbridge Reach, … He segregates his time between Connecticut, where he lectures at Key West and Yale University.A Flag for…
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Choose a symbol of American culture today and explain why it represents America in all its complexity (bald eagles, statues of liberty, George Washington, and American flags will be given no credit)
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The United States population has many different cultural beliefs and, some are represented by cultural symbols. Some of the famous symbols in United States… Samuel Wilson was given the tender to inspect and supply American soldiers during the war with meat. He was a renowned meat and pork packer, inspector and distributor in New York. The United States…
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HOW IMPORTANT IS RACE TO AMERICAN IDENTITY
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This is best seen in the economic, political and social aspects of the United States since its pre-colonial era to today. Any legacy of the Americans is defined by skin color,… On the other hand, the history of Asians is another example how race influences American identity especially on the exclusion act of 1882 (Carter 1). The few examples provide evidence…
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The endangered anmial-Mouse Lemur and White-flag Dolphin
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Endangered Species: The Mouse Lemur and White-Flag Dolphin Abstract Extinction had occurred in the past and is continuously occurring. It has been caused by either natural events or human-made activities, or a combination of both. No species, whether terrestrial, arboreal, aerial, or aquatic, is immune to extinction.… Conservation programs are being developed…
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The Father was Justified in Burning the Flag argument essay
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Argument 1: The Father was Justified in Burning the Flag When the Michigan father burned the state flag of New Jersey after it had been lowered to half-staff in honor of Whitney Houston’s death, I believe he was entirely justified in doing so. I do not believe the action to be ideal or politically correct, but I do certainly believe that he had a reasonable and understandable point of view and reason for such an extreme action.…
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