American Flag Desecration
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...American Flag Desecration: Burning 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. Citizens should respect this symbol if morality and civil obedience are to be considered, especially if one is under the domain of that national symbol. Respect, therefore, shouldn't just come along when an enforced law is provided; it should always be considered by a responsible citizen ("The Constitution," 2007). American Flag: Symbol of the Nation... ...
Flag
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...Americans towards their national flag ever since the catastrophic incident of the 911. She explains how the American citizens treat the flag because of all the gruesome incidents that had taken place ever since. Jennifer de Poyen was triggered to paint the U.S. national flag for one of her painting assignments, but soon she realized that her interest in the flag was not academic but was more sentimental in nature. In her book “Seeing Stars and The Flag... The Flag The Flag Order No. 481561 The symbol of every country is their national flag that depicts the independence they had achieved for their country. Every citizen respects and honors their country’s flag by recalling to mind the struggle they had...
Why United States Flag Burning is Wrong
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...American Flag: Cases of Flag Burning Protect the American Flag In America, the flag is something that has been held sacred by many dedicated patriots. 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 manner. Some of them do so for religious reasons. This population simply will not honor the flag as sacred because it is against their beliefs. There are others, however, who go far beyond simply refusing to honor the flag by committing acts of violence against it. The motives of these people are not always confined to demonstrating their dislike... to express...
Flag Burning
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...Flags are embodiments of nations. 2. A flag symbolizes all of a nation's history, identity, values, and what it stands for. 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). III. Flags symbolize defence of the nation 1. Soldiers fight under the flag and for the flag a. Political and military historians have determined that, in war time, soldiers are inspired in battle by the flag. b. The flag is a concrete symbol of the nation. 2. Respect for the flag is respect... for the...
Flag burning should be banned ..Proposition paragraph
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...flag burning be banned? 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 another culture or county. As an American, I am too confident in my country to put another country down. The flag does represent values that stand for America, but the flag is not what makes American values. It is a symbol. Former General Patrick Brady does not agree with this stance. He stated: A constitutional amendment banning flag burning and other types of flag desecration should be passed. Contrary to Supreme Court... Should flag...
Banning Flag Burning
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...Flag burning - A History The sensitive and volatile issue of flag burning originally surfaced in 1897 when the American Flag Association was created to formulate laws which would protect spirit of the national flag. This association assisted in the establishment of the State Flag Desecration Laws, wherein 48 states passed laws banning flag desecration. The first Federal Flag Protection Act was passed by the Congress in 1968, as a response to flag burning after... Banning Flag Burning Flag desecration is a term used to de 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. Over the years, flag...
The Confederate Flag
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...flag is misused that its history is marred with hatred. Interestingly, the "NAACP does not oppose Americans who want to honor their Confederate ancestors" (Currier, 2005). This same group does oppose the flying of the flag at Confederate cemeteries because they believe that any "use of the flag is an endorsement of an emblem of white resistance to black achievement, freedom, and equality" (Currier, 2005). The Flag as a Symbol of Hatred Those who proudly fly the Confederate flag include those who share a hatred for anyone who is black... The Confederate Flag The Confederate Flag Goes Here al Affiliation Goes The Confederate Flag IntroductionOne of the most controversial symbols in the United States is ...
Representatives of American Culture
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...American Culture: 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 what the respective popularities of these emissaries of American culture tell us about our nation - what we like, what we respect, what we treasure. The American Flag and the Disneyland are two enduring symbols of American culture spanning generations. The American flag is strongly associated with the notions of patriotism and nationalism. The choice of design and color for the flag... Representatives of...
Georgia State Flag Issue
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...American States that had broken away from the Union. The Confederate Battle Flag, also referred to as the Southern Cross, consisted of a blue St. Andrews cross on a red square background1. Thirteen white stars were enclosed on the blue cross representing the number of the states of the Confederacy. The blue cross was enclosed in thin white borders. This flag was widely accepted by the members of the public and the soldiers. The Confederate Battle symbol was incorporated into Georgia’s flag in 1956. There was a proposal to include the Confederate Battle Flag in Georgia’s state flag in 1955. Senate Bill No. 98 was introduced by Senators Willis Harden and Jefferson Lee... ?Running head: The Georgia Flag...
The primary reason that America went to war against Britain in 1812.
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...American flag. Besides, he accused the British of seizing persons sailing under the American flag (Haberle, 2003). This, he argued, was against the law that governs the relationships between nations. To Madison, the actions of the cruisers seemed to favor the British while the Americans continued to suffer. Madison also purported that the British had violated the sovereignty of the United... The primary reason that America went to war against Britain in 1812 The primary reason that America went to war against Britain in1812 According to Haberle (2003), the American war against Britain in 1812 can be regarded as conflict, often misunderstood for a number of reasons. For Americans, the war can be regarded ...
Business Ethic - Flag of convenience
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...American shipowner could register his vessels in the name of the British flag. Amongst open registries, there are national registers which deal with shipping companies in fundamentally the similar manner as any other business in the country. It is also noted that there are international registers which have been particularly instituted to present ship-owners tax incentives to be able to earn profits from the registration of foreign ships. On the other hand, among international registries, there are flags of convenience like that of Cyprus where shipping... From FOC to Quasi-FOC Most of the time handled by inadequately trained and under paid crew and owned by shadowy, devious characters with...
Journal Entry
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...American flag as an indication of friendliness. The attack and the atrocities that followed including mutilation of the dead bodies by the Colorado troops was an illegitimate military operation. What angers me most in this event is that such atrocities could take place while the American flag and a white flag symbolizing peace were flying high. In addition, there were no charges against Chivington and his companions despite reliable eyewitness accounts from survivors. Reference The Sand Creek Massacre: Seven Hours that Changed American History. (2006, January 1). Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.films.com/id/13926/The_Sand_Creek_Massacre_Seven_Hours_that_Chang... History Journal Entry The...
Letter Concerning Toleration
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...American flag and patriotism Reciting the pledge of allegiance while facing the American flag as a show of patriotism is not wrong even in Locke’s point of view. This is because Locke is precise and categorical about the extend to which the state can make wrong moves in controlling religious... The use of peyote (a hallucinogenic mushroom) The case of the use of hallucinogenic mushroom in America can be evaluatedin 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. Such views are supposed to be regardless...
American Patriotism During World War One
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...American flag became a check of patriotism. This was depicted by forcing those who were suspected of supporting communism and anarchism to kiss the flag. Thus, those who agreed to kiss the flag were regarded as being patriotic. During this period, the art/works of patriotism were exhibited allover the United States. In the view of others, the need for patriotism set the basis of propaganda during the World War 1. For instance, the Flag of the United States was exhibited across the country for advertisement of patriotism. Hence, this allowed the citizens to feel patriotic in every place they went. Similarly, loyalty to the country also flooded; the American citizens believed... that the United...
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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...flags of our fathers’ 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 others to follow. ‘Flags of our fathers’ is a book written by James Bradley with Ron Powers. The book tells about the story of the five US marines and one US Navy Corpsman who got photographed by Joe Rosenthal raising the American flag at Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima represented a place where one of the bloodiest battles of World War II occurred. James Bradley writes the book after stumbling upon... Heroism- ‘flags...
Symbol of American Culture - Uncle Sam
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...flag, the Statue of Liberty, the White House, the Capitol, the Seal, the Eagle, George Washington and Uncle Sam. This paper will focus on the influence that Uncle Sam has to the American culture. History dates the American war with England in the north to 1812. Samuel Wilson was given the tender to inspect and supply American soldiers during the war with meat. He was a renowned meat... ? 16th May Uncle Sam Every country and s 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. Some of the famous symbols in United States include the national flag,...
Personal thought about memorial day
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...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 significant, because we remember our brothers and sisters who passed on because of their patriotism. When we visit cemeteries and memorials to honor these men and women, we contemplate of what others have done for us to enjoy the fruits of peace in our country. This is often symbolized by placing the American flag on the graves of national cemeteries to honor these patriotic... Running head: Personal thought about a memorial day A memorial day was originally referred to as Decoration Day, and it is an...
Causes of the Mexican-American War
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...American flag. For a third reason, they feared that Great Britain might intervene in Texas and try to establish a protectorate. And finally, pocket motives were at work. Northerners wished to sell farm products and manufactured goods in Texas; shipping owners saw that their vessels could make profitable voyages to Galveston; Yankee mill owners wished to have cheap Texas cotton spin. Many Southerners wanted to migrate and yet were unwilling to leave the American flag [Nevis and Commager, 189].2 Although Santa Anna, upon his defeat, acknowledged the independence of Texas, the Mexican congress refused the agreement... Causes of the Mexican-American War The war between the North American neighboring...
Propaganda
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...American flag, will be available in-store during the veterans day weekend.” The totality of this message, although simple, has various levels of meaning that help to explain why such a symbol serves as a piece of propaganda... Section/# Propaganda as a Function of Total, Time, Trust, Truth and Trigger: A Case Study in the Use of the Lowe’s Home Improvement Bumper Sticker Veterans Day Handout During the past several weeks, our course has dealt with the five T’s of propaganda: Total, Time, Trust, Truth, and Trigger. 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 exhibits distinct elements of each of these Five...
American Propaganda during War War II
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...Flag-waving, these are attempts to show patriotism on the part of Japan. Alternating graphic shots of dead babies with euphoric Japanese soldiers at a rally, the use of these persuasion techniques all the more reinforce the beliefs of the American soldiers as audience that time, to fight against them because of these war atrocities. A portion of the film, in fact, is taken from captured Japanese news footage, showing Japanese victories. On the other hand, for the American soldiers as the audience, Euphoria and Flag waving are also used - this time for positive persuasion effect. There is the actual... work] Techniques of Persuasion in Know your enemy: Japan (1945) During World War II, the government...
A Flag For Sunrise By Robert Stone
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...Flag For Sunrise By Robert Stone Introduction - And The Novel Robert Anthony Stone,born on August 21, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York (Online, P 1). 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, and, most newly Damascus Gate, Stone reaches externally to discover the threats of the world and internally to examine the depths of despair of late-century American concerns. He segregates his time between Connecticut, where he lectures at Key West and Yale...
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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...flag, the Statue of Liberty, the White House, the Capitol, the Seal, the Eagle, George Washington and Uncle Sam. This paper will focus on the influence that Uncle Sam has to the American culture. History dates the American war with England in the north to 1812. Samuel Wilson was given the tender to inspect and supply American soldiers during the war with meat. He was a renowned meat... 16th May Uncle Sam Every country and s in the world has unique figures and symbols that are representatives of theirculture and beliefs. The United States population has many different cultural beliefs and, some are represented by cultural symbols. Some of the famous symbols in United States include the national flag,...
HOW IMPORTANT IS RACE TO AMERICAN IDENTITY
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...American flag burning in the fireplace, besides ailing Osama Bin Laden (Simon 552). This showed positivity on the perception of the particular race. Moreover, the Obama election was important, as it was a way of Americans to show they were better people and a better country (Simon 552). This showed that racial discrimination had been reduced. There is also unification of different people according to race. This is evident amongst the black American. This was seen when Jesse Jackson preferred being black as a famous person (Dilday 550). In Britain, the blacks are united under... How Important Is Race to American Identity In taking account of the American identity in the United s, race has to be part of...
The endangered anmial-Mouse Lemur and White-flag Dolphin
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...Flag Dolphin 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. But there are methods to rescue them from extinction. Two of the world’s rarest animals, the mouse lemur and the white-flag dolphin, are now facing eventual extinction. These two species are listed by the 1973 Endangered Species Act as ‘endangered’ animals. Conservation programs are being developed carried out to ensure the continued existence of these fascinating animals. This essay presents... ?Endangered Species: The Mouse Lemur and...
The Father was Justified in Burning the Flag argument essay
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...Flag When the Michigan father burned the 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. The process of lowering the flag is part of a long-withstanding and old tradition that is undertaken exclusively in honor of those individuals who have fought and lost their lives in war for their country. It is a mark of respect and of gratitude that this simple action takes place... ?Argument The Father was Justified in Burning the...
Flag-Draped Coffins from Iraq
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...Flag-Draped Coffins from Iraq (Controversial Photograph) Introduction There is one lesson of history that we vehemently refuse to learn: Wars are devastating for both the victor and the vanquished. Recorded history has all the proof. The very first wars that were waged over hunting and gathering rights, the global conflagrations, and all the later conflicts have without exception shown that the cost of war is not in mere dollar terms. The higher cost is in terms of human lives. This is common knowledge. However the Bush administration is of the opinion that the American people need not know all the gory details of our current engagement in Iraq. On the other hand the media is convinced... to...
American Revolution Research Paper
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...AMERICAN REVOLUTION OUTLINE Introduction: Identifying background and cause of the American Revolution 2. Establishing of American Political Sovereignty A. Continental Congress B. The Declaration of Independence C. First military encounters: Lexington, Concorde, White Plains, Trenton 3. Road towards Independence A. The American Flag B. Articles of Confederation C. On the battlefield: Charleston, Chesapeake Bay, and Yorktown. 4. Establishing American Government and the State A. Constitutional Convention of 1787 B. The Constitution of the United States C. The Bill of Rights 5. Conclusion 6....
American History Symbolism
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...American flag and in his right hand a musket resting upon the ground. The flag, representing liberty, flutters in the wind, while the musket signifies rights (and the historic fight for individual rights during the Revolution). To extend this symbolism further, atop the man’s head could sit a pileus, a brimless cap which symbolizes liberation, freedom from bondage, and liberty itself. Worn during the 17th and 18th centuries, its origins trace back to Ancient Rome when the pileus was placed upon the head of a freed slave to represent his newfound autonomy (Yates). To establish the connection further, the face of the man could be shaped to match that of Cato the Younger... American history is saturated...
Pledge of allegiance and prayers in schools
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...flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." Though the pledge was codified initially to show loyalty to American flag (See Ref # 1) and the values that this country stands for, it was given a religious flavor when in 1954 the words, "Under God" were added to it. It now reads, "I... PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND PRAYERS Pledge of Allegiance and prayers in schools have mostly been touted as activities that violate the rights to religious freedom. It is often argued that when we force our children to say prayers in school, we take away the chance to help them develop their own religious beliefs. Many parents feel that...
Supreme Court Rulings
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...American flag, which he promptly bombed outside Dallas City Hall. There were no injuries caused by the act but some onlookers said that they were offended by this flag-burning. The charge brought against Johnson was one of vandalism concerning a venerated object, in this case, the flag of the United States, for which he was convicted and sentenced to one year in prison. Perhaps the most important aspect... NUMBER 7th December, Supreme Court Rulings Texas v Johnson Gregory Johnson was a political activist involved in manyprotests, but the one for which he was most famous is the demonstration outside the proceedings of the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, Texas. Someone handed him a stolen...
Discuss the photograph below with specifics to the assignment given.
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...American flag printed on it, sits on the shoulders of her father, causing her to rise clearly above the crowd around them, as she solemnly looks up at the unfurled American flag she holds in one hand and has her other hand uplifted and outstretched. The photo was taken on the night after the 9/11 attacks in 2001 when the Las Vegas community held a massive candlelight vigil for those who died that day (Shine, 2011). The darkened sky above the little girl appears to be filled with sparks of light while... Visual Art: Girl with Flag Since its invention, photography has been considered one of the best means of bringing the realities of the world to the attention of the public eye elsewhere. Through...
Translations of the American Anthem
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...American government recognizes the Himno nacional-La Bandera de Estrellas, the translation done by Snow in 1919, it does not look upon Nuestro Himno' as a song that affords the non English speaking immigrants the opportunity to fully understand the character of 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' the American flag and the ideals of freedom that they represents. The lexical differences between The Star-Sprangled Banner and Francis Haffkine Snow's translation in 1919 emanates from the essential lexical differences between languages: differences in the ways in which languages seem to classify the world, what concepts they choose to express... Translations of the American Anthem Rajashi Samanta Academia Research In...
Screenwriting
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...American. KECK (Unmoved) Who are you before I accept surrender as a prisoner of war? ENEMY (Angrily) You are a prisoner of war and will face a firing squad. KECK (Defiantly) At least, I am dying a hero for America. ENEMY War is savage poor hero. Say goodbye to your American flag. KECK What are you waiting for dirty jap? (Suddenly shots are heard. Keck lies lifeless). Reference Gianetti, L. (2007). Understanding Movies. Mason, OH: Pearson Education, Inc.... Screenwriting Screenwriting THE THIN RED LINE INT. NEAR WAR A ZONE AREA Soldiers of the C Company are running about as THEY ATTEMPTTO SECURE AN AREA occupied by Japanese forces in the Guadalcanal. Sergeant Keck, however, is disturbed ...
Summarizing and Paraphrasing Activity
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...American flag in protest of the Republican National Convention taking place in Dallas in 1984, Gregory Lee Johnson was convicted for burning the U.S national flag in public. The demonstration included hundreds of others as well, but the jury identified Greg Johnson as the prime accused and sentenced him to a year in jail, besides slapping a fine of $2000. H.J. Res. 10, an amendment considered to protect the national Flag from desecration, was used against Johnson, opposing the rights of the First Amendment to political advantage. Congress passed an amendment that curtailed the scope of the First Amendment, which protected free expression... Texas Law and First Amendment After publicly burning an...
Obedience and Authority
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...American flag in various areas. While some can, others cannot. This indicates that some have the choice to rebel as well as speak their mind while others only have to follow and obey.... Obedience and ity Normally, human beings choose to obey or disobey orders based on various factors. Before an individual accepts to execute an order, they must first accept that the authority has a genuine reason or that the order is legitimate. From a psychological perspective, individuals choose the same based on the result, which could be either a reward or a punishment. This implies that one may decide to show obedience to a figure of authority because they are expecting to be rewarded or are avoiding punishment. In ...
Psyche (2010) By Donald Lipski
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...American inventiveness and resource. For almost forty years, starting with the hailed Gathering Dust (1979) at the Museum of Modern Art, he has assumed pieces of dust and cast-off objects and miraculously translated them into agitative, amusing, and pursuing pieces. Since that breakthrough installation, in which he stapled thousands of little carvings to the art gallery walls, Lipski’s work has yielded homage to workers, to artists, to the American flag occasionally fomenting unintended public responses. Lipski has set up public... Psyche By Donald Lipski Donald Lipski’s work covers rationales of democracy and inclusiveness. With the exemption to make art out of anything in the least, he personifies...
The Model Minority Myth and the American Dream
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...American flag bearers of the American dream did not pass freedom via bloodstream to the current generation, the few remaining must fight for it and hand it over to the current generation and sought them to do the same. However, if this does not happen with immediate effect the probability of Americans telling their grandchildren how America was once is high. In the context of the novel, hope is the tool that keeps readers hooked. The twist of events and progression of ideas engage readers more. Even if Arnold ends up making it in life it is not possible for Americans as this is just a story therefore it is...
Assignment 4.3 Answering Questions P153& P 160
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...American civil liberties and free speech. 2. Whether the Writer Includes Enough Backing Of His Claim The writer produces enough backing of his claims since he adduces many reasons why flag-burning is legitimate and should not be criminalized. For instance, he backs his claim by asserting that flag-burning is a way of criticizing the government; criticizing the government is a basic form of defense against a tyrannical government; the act was enshrined in the First Amendment by the US Supreme Courts; and, withdrawing flag-burning will pose restrictions on liberty and compromise property laws. Other Supporting Evidence...
SUBJECT: Maritime Operations. TITLE: With reference to the history of so-called "open registers", discuss those factors which might influence a ship-owner's choice of flag state. (in today's world)
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...flag states are encouraged to increase their accountability of ships registered under their flags through effective regulatory control by involving in collaborative learning, genuinely linking the purpose and functions of the registering ship to the flag state, etc. (Ship registration, 2011). 4. Magnitude of change in the shipping industry While open registry existed during the Roman and Greek period, it re-emerged in 1920s and later in 1950s when American ships realized the advantage of flagging out to Panamanian and Liberian flags to avoid restrictions on tonnage operations (Flag State Responsibilities and Seafarers’ Rights, 2011). Further, more and more shipping... Factors which might influence a...
Constitution Essay
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...American flag. Despite the fact one would argue that passing the amendment would be critical both for the current generation and the future, in terms of political and constitution importance, the same was hampered by the culture of the country in relation to constitution amendments. The narrow defeat will therefore have a huge implication on the citizens of US as well as the dignity of the flag of the country. However, nothing much can be done as the process of amending the constitution has remained a spiky thorn that continues... (Word count=569 words) Constitution Essay It is evident that the US Federal constitution has had frequent difficulties in the course of amendment. As seen in the compilation ...
Sand creek massacre
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...Americans and anyone that helped and/or sympathized with them had to be killed. Though there was chaos and panic upon the start of the attack, some Native Americans refused to fight. Chief Black Kettle and Chief White Antelope of the Cheyenne stood with their arms folded, having unsuccessfully tried to stop the raid, signifying that even now they would not take up arms or move against the attacking soldiers3. Chief Black Kettle also hoisted the American flag atop his lodge, along with the white flag of surrender, as he had been promised by Colonel Greenwood, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, that should he...
Inequality in American History:from reconstruction to the first world war
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...Americans and even destroyed his American flag and Bible. After his father died he was then the successor of the position as chieftain. Joseph loyally resisted all efforts to force his band onto the small Idaho reservation, and in 1873 a federal order to remove white settlers and let his people remain in the Wallowa Valley made it appear that he might be successful. In 1877, General Oliver Otis threatened an attack to scare away Joseph's group. Joseph even said in his last speech about dreaming someday that the Americans will do justice and inequality not only to their people but to the Native Americans as well. With this story, Chief Joseph came... Topic: Inequality in American History:from...
The Ku Klux Klan: American Terrorists
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...American embarrassment. At a time when terrorism is believed by most Americans to be one of the country’s greatest enemies, The Klan marches in the streets. This, of course, is protected by the First Amendment and should not be disallowed but as we spend billion to fight terrorists abroad, one of the world’s oldest terrorist organizations proudly waves the American flag during its demonstrations. Works Cited “A Hundred Years of Terror” Southern Poverty Law Center Montgomery, AL (2001). Accessed March 27, 2011, http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA/ERAS/klukluxklan.html “About the Ku Klux Klan” Anti-Defamation League (2008). Accessed March 27, 2011... The Ku Klux Klan: American Terrorists Today, the term...
Evolution of Revolution
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...American flag. They never repent all over the area, but only did so in the last scene, if you took a closer look. As one followed the story more closely it should be seen the film Easy rider the actors smuggled cocaine across Mexico border which symbolized their earnest hard work, law abiding middle class citizens. Fonda played a charismatic role as well as laconic man as his motorcycle has a large American flag at the back (Canby 5). Moreover, it is evident that Peter Fonda is iconic of its American road imagery. Also, the term easy riser is slang for a prostitute lover. As they drove, in depicts in the...
Propaganda
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...American flag carrying words “Thank you.” Now, nothing is appearing anything suggesting being a part of propaganda. There is no extra message written on it. It would have been a propaganda message if it had certain words or sentences like ones mentioned at website-civilization.ca, where certain historical posters are provided on which a flag with additional words or sentences... ?Propaganda Propaganda works for and around human emotions. Without the role of emotions and their direct or indirect influence over the process of opinion making, the use of propaganda would be meaningless. According to Webster’s third International Dictionary (1960), dissemination of ideas, rumor or information with the...
Propaganda
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...American flag carrying words “Thank you.” Now, nothing is appearing anything suggesting being a part of propaganda. There is no extra message written on it. It would have been a propaganda message if it had certain words or sentences like ones mentioned at website-civilization.ca, where certain historical posters are provided on which a flag with additional words... Propaganda Propaganda works for and around human emotions. Without the role of emotions and their direct or indirect influence over the process of opinion making, the use of propaganda would be meaningless. According to Webster’s third International Dictionary (1960), dissemination of ideas, rumor or information with the intention of helping...
Discussion 3
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...American flag. Student 1 You have... On page 168 of our textbook, we can see an excellent example of a sculpture in the round. The “Obus”, a massive stone head from the 12-10th century B.C.E. Olmec. with a Basalt Height of 65”, this figure represents a complete three dimensional stand alone form not attached to a flat background. The sculpture is round and viewable from several vantage points allowing the viewer a complete perspective of the statue. The “Obus” is a fantastic example of the sculpture in the round is because of the way that the free standing sculpture allows one to create his or her own vision and meaning of what this particular sculpture means. To mean, it takes me back in time to an e...
Flags of our fathers: by james bradley and ron powers
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...Flags of Our Fathers The world’s wars have been studied all over the world in Social Study es. The impacts that war have on a global perspective have also been significant areas of study. Ancient wars as well as modern wars have all been fought in the quest for freedom. Some of the notable historic wars include the First and Second World Wars, the Civil War, the American Revolution, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, and the Korean War among others. Wars have, therefore, become essential topics to be taught in schools. It is therefore, arguable that this was the motive behind the book, The Flags of our Fore Fathers. The book captures a...
Super Power
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...American flag waved proudly in outer space, America was having to deal with a new kind of war on the home front. That of the growing Black civil rights movement. It is a civil war of sorts that did not lead the country... Summary for America The Story of Us: Rise of the Superpower The atrocities of World War II and the method by which the United s handled the wartowards its end are at the center of its story as a nation and its rise to superpower status as a country. The creation of the atomic bomb and its dropping on Hiroshima and Nagasaki let the world know that the United States had the power to crush any nation that refused to tow the line. It created a delicate peace across the world as the United...
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...American Indians selected in the military, and parts of Indian tribes that were once mortal enemies struggled side by side to shield the United States. At their homecoming most veterans laid their tribal complexities aside to hit the move floor with their partners to an ordinary drumbeat. The American flag, once a picture of the destruction of Indian lives, got an alternate status at twentieth century Indian social... Summary Powwows are a tribe from India. They are very proud to be Indians. These events rouse social and singular pride in American Indians. They allow Indian tribes, families, and individuals to get together with the finished objective of eating up, listening to their lingos spoken,...
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