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Scarlet Letter And Scaffold

Scaffold “I am as content to die for God’s eternal truth on the scaffold asin any other way (Bookshelf),” John Brown, a U.S. abolitionist in 1859, saidin a letter to his children on the eve of his execution. The scaffold is araised wooden framework or platform used for public speaking. . . . Read more

Breakthroughs In American Jazz

Breakthroughs in American JazzThe backdrop was New Orleans in the late 19th century, a growing port city with a diverse population of African Americans, whites, displaced French settlers, and immigrants from the West Indies and South America. This hodgepodge of cultures mixed European influenced popular music, such as ragtime, with . . . Read more

The Existence Of God

Philosophy as defined by our required text is said to be the love of wisdom. It is the search for the larger picture, the demand for knowledge. There are many questions in philosophy, many involving the subject of religion. Does God exist? Should we believe in God? Is belief in . . . Read more

Alice In Wonderland

In Lewis Carroll’s novel Alice in Wonderland, Alice is curious, well-mannered, and confused while she tries to find her way out of Wonderland. Alice meets many unique and weird creatures which eventually help herescape wonderland. Alice shows that she is curious through her actions. Atthe beginning of the book Alice . . . Read more

Bush And Gore: The Issues

Presidential elections have taken place every four years for more than two hundred years. This year is no exception. The forerunners in the 2000 elections are Governor George Bush (Republican) and Vice President Al Gore (Democrat). These candidates have strong and different views on many issues such as crime, abortion . . . Read more

A Night On Ice

3 March 1999A Night on the IceMany people in the U.S. have gained an interest in the rapidly growing sport ice hockey. Fans these days pack out stadiums to see their favorite team’s battle for victory on the ice. A hockey game can have a wide variety of spectators. A . . . Read more

Grade: 90

NYPonies 10.7.96AP European History-Unit II Essay Test Mr. CrossForward: Although the advent of Lutheranism and the formation of the Church of England have little to do with the secular attitudes during the Italian Renaissance, Calvinism felt itself to be so righteous as to necessitate attempts at de-secularizing those places which . . . Read more

Ten Plagues Upon Egypt

To escape punishment for killing an Egyptian, Moses ran away to Midian, where hemet and married the daughter of a shepherd. During that time, the king of Egyptdied, and the Israelites called out to God in their suffering. In the past, Godhad made a covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob . . . Read more