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class families who dwelled in the cities affected, many agricultural laborers faced hard times during this era as well.The industrial revolution proved that products could be created with much more efficiency through the use of innovative and resourceful machinery. Nevertheless, workers in factories struggled because they had to work long hours under horrid conditions--in other words, they were exploited to the full extent. Children were of no exception. Most children began working in factories at the age of eight to ten years old and this underage workforce (under the age of 18) took up almost half of the proportion of workers. Employers chose such young children to hire because they
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Drawing upon his experiences as a veteran longshoreman and fruit tramp, Reg Theriault, author of "The Unmaking of the American Working Class", accurately describes the blue-collar culture and ethics that have defined America, and it explains why they are worth preserving in today's society. "The Unmaking of the American Working Class" tells the reasons behind the disappearance of blue-collar work in America today. This advocacy for blue-collar workers follows sentiments regarding the human worker as a mere machine to be ordered about as a being of science.After reading selections of Theriualt's work, the connection between the jobs of the working class and the equally distasteful jobs of
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HIS 202 B03
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The Working Class of the Industrial Revolution
The middle class is the backbone to the American working industry. It has been this way since the start of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century up until the present day of the 21st century. Except there were many more problems for the working class during the rise of industrialization. The American worker was taken advantage of by working in awful environments for long hours with very little pay. However, these workers came together as a whole to work against these conditions by creating strikes and unions to make changes. The effort they began to put forth not only
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images within the middle class exist. These four images were very different views of the white-collar workers and their position in the middle class.The first image known as "middle-mass" was held by 22 percent of the sample. This 22 percent believed themselves between a small, rich upper class and an improvised lower class. They held the view that the middle class made up the bulk of the working force, and made no distinction between manual and non-manual workers, different lifestyles and images, and ideological cleavages. Most holding this view were in the middle-range of incomes for white-collar workers.The next image was called the "compressed middle-class" image and held by 19 percent of
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“hierarchical differences” (Therborn, 2009). Race, like difference, is something we cannot change, something we are born into that is impossible to change unlike our first name. In the following essay I will explore how race influences the formation of class divisions however is not the only factor.
First paragraph – about our experience of class and how they are racialised
· Subjective experiences of class forms identity and identification around class. History: black people in America and “memories of working class past” and possible habitus. Race has acted as the staring point for class in a less racist society and race still acts as a main determinant for class in a more racist society
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What does Lenin mean when he says the state is an instrument of class rule.
Unlike Bernstein who believes that the capitalist state will adapt and change, to protect the interests of the working class. Lenin disagrees with his suggestion that it would in theory be possible for the state to put measures in place for this to happen through socialist democratic reform. He thinks that it is the state itself which perpetuates the oppression of the working class.
Bernstein thinks that the aim of the working class should be to improve their conditions by using their democratic voice and implementing procedures like a credit system and concessions to workers rights. He thinks that the working class
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How does class influence identity in contemporary society?The class structure involves some degree of shaping our identities. Income and paid work are important sources of individual and collective identity. Social class is a means of classifying the economic and social divisions of a society, which involve some degree of inequality. For example classifying some people as poor, working class or middle class. We may adopt or contest these representations.People define their economic position through ideas about the incomes and opportunities of others, therefore identities are influenced by income, whether we imagine peoples incomes to be in the
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Anyon’s analysis, there are four different classifications of schools in the society such as "working-class schools", the "middle-class schools", "Affluent Professional schools", and "Executive Elite schools". In contrast, Anyon introduces the socio-economic ladder, where the working class schools are at the bottom and all the way up to the executive elite schools at the top of the ladder.
At first, Anyon has given attention in her essay to the working class schools. At this level, the students get the best result with maximum efforts. Furthermore, the student of the working class school works hard to follow the instructions of the assigned experiments. Other than that, most of the time a little
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Inequalities in health care and health statusInequalities in health care have resulted in disparities in health status. The impact is particularly evident amongst social class V who suffer from lower life expectancies (Townsend: 1992).There is consistent evidence that those in social class V are more likely to be exposed to multiple, environmental risks that portend adverse health consequences. They are more likely to encounter pollution, noise, substandard quality housing and crowding. Typically, lower class working conditions leave labourers open to greater physical danger. Heavy lifting or tasks with repetitive strain plus daily contact with toxins, fumes, dust etc, have a negative
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thought they could never rise to Cory's stature. They probably felt that they were not worthy to speak to him. Unbeknownst to the townspeople, Richard Cory wanted to be their friend, but he felt rejected each morning when his greeting wasn't returned. Although Cory had money, he lacked friends. The townspeople had friends and lacked money. Cory envied their friendships, while they envied his wealth. Cory felt empty without friends, and therefore he killed himself. The poem doesn't have any feeling because Cory felt empty. The narrator never spoke to Cory and therefore isn't personally upset about the loss.Cory's world is a microcosm of today's society. The wealthy and the working class live
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As a Senator for the sophomore class of 2001-2002 I will dedicate my schedule and life around Senate. I plan to apply myself to the program to help modify the sophomore class by maintaining my responsibilities as a Senator. I will participate in the given activities and voice my opinion on what I feel will make the sophomore student body better. I will listen to the president and perform the given duties that I am asked to do.I am a very hard working person and am focused on the purpose for being in Student Senate. I am loyal and true to my word. My leadership skills have been shown in the past by being the 2nd Vice-president at Hermosa Jr. High School as an 8th grader. That year I attended
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In the passage "Working Class Culture" by Joanna Kadi from Thinking Class: Sketches from a Cultural Worker, it is about the relationship between cultures and classes. As the main conclusion of this passage is "Class needs to be recognized as contributing forces around cultural environments", the author is trying to define cultures and classes in the passage as a whole, however, I barely seen any relevant points that like me and most of the people would like to figure out from. Her argument is so weak and saying that working class people don't have culture and rich people have culture are her concepts. And the following I would like to point out and criticize how the author violates the
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Summary outline for “Keeping Close to Home” by bell hooks
Topic: Staying connected with family and community while pursuing higher education
Thesis: Bell hooks’ essay “Keeping Close to Home” argues that it is important to maintain one’s family and community ties as one pursues higher education, whether as a student or a teacher.
Major Details (main points in each section)
Section 1: Intro—Hooks describes her own painful departure for college 1st time; her parents were ambivalent about her leaving, and her intellectual ambitions made her departure painful.
Section 2: Bottom of 33 – top of 35
Main Idea: Class differences create invisible barriers that divide working class students from
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Karl Marx, social classes are defined by their distinctive relationships to the means of production. Marx defined two classes- the capital class and the working class. The capital class, or the bourgeoise, is the class that owns the means of production and the working class, or the proletariat, is the class of those who must sell their labor to the bourgeoise in order to survive. The owners of the means of production (the implements and physical structures that are necessary for production) are also the ruling class as they make the political decisions, laws and oversee the enforcement of those laws. They also shape the type of education system, healthcare and rules about family life. This is
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March 15, 2018
Susie S. Porter in “And That It Is Customs Makes It Law” highlights the class conflict and gender ideology during the 1880s and 1900s in Mexico. The laws denied females to take part in business thus restricting their roles to homes. The women during the period that tried to make living through their talents faced legal sections. Women struggled in the public space to receive the entitlement of working woman as it resulted in class conflict. Cultural understanding of woman during the period remained under constant flux. Practices of female seclusion remained visible during the period. However, the social relationships
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with political turmoil between the nobles, the middle class, and the working class. This would lead to better rights backed with trade unions to protect workers on the job, welfare to protect workers unable to work and even a more democratic form of politics that would allow more workers to vote.Many historical events and people are associated with the development of liberalism. Socialists setup the Paris Commune, a socialist government in Paris, that would become the site of thousands of deaths by the time the French had worked to end the Commune. Their joint work on "The Communist Manifesto", a publication about the working class movement, would have an impact on the socialist movement
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am interested in becoming more involved through a leadership role this coming year. I find student government to be extremely rewarding in that one is given a hands-on role in shaping the school around him. I believe I am well-suited for this position because I am detail-oriented and hardworking. I bring a self-motivated and energetic personality to the job, and I’m always looking to improve. As the Sophomore Vice President, I hope to bring the class closer together, something traditionally done mostly during senior year. It would truly be an honor to be elected Vice President, and if elected, I look forward to working with students, teachers, parents, and staff to further the high
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The indicated passage is from the Communist Manifesto, written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels,
German philosophers and communists. This document was written in 1848 as propaganda to declare what the Communist Party believed in and to convince others that capitalism was hurting the working class, the proletariats. This passage is from Section 1, titled Bourgeois and Proletarians, which gives the background and brings the reader current on what has happened to bring this war between classes.
In the highlighted passage, Marx emphasizes the struggles of society and the working class, or the proletariat. The bourgeois, or upper class, is keeping the common folk in a form of slavery. This
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Literature Passage Based Question Assignment
Write a critical commentary on the following passage, relating it to the presentation of
class, both here and elsewhere in the novel.
The Great Gatsby has been esteemed as a vivid piece of social commentary, offering insights into
the American Life in the 1920s. One of the key themes articulated in the novel would be Society
and Class. The extract given reveals a glimpse of life in the upper class-men and how they treat
those who belong in the lower class. The marital affair between Tom and Myrtle demonstrates a
distinction in personality and lifestyles between those who belong to the old American Aristocracy
and the penurious working class. The
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In any working relationship, there need be a sense of order and discipline. This constant applies to one's relationship with educators as well as all other figures of authority. Most of the time in a student / teacher relationship is spent in the classroom. Therefore to enable a profitable experience for both parties involved in the relationship, order and discipline must again be in place. The teacher's role involves educating and disciplining the students. A teacher cannot teach without the attention of the class, therefore discipline is sometimes necessary to keep students in line. Some techniques used by teachers to discipline students are detentions, scoldings, and essays. The student
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Themes of The Ghost Road, by Pat BarkerExploitationBritain (Western Europe in general) was a society of exploitation. Barker appears to be saying that any society that allows the inequalities of early 20th Century Britain, while thinking itself completely fair and civilised, is sick at heart - bad things will happen to people, whether on the scale of the war horrors or just the individual evilness of abusing a child. The lies at the core of this exploitation are the lies that feed the war machine - they keep it alive.The Ghost Road details the exploitation and marginalisation of young men (soldiers), the working class, children and women. The most obvious example of exploitation is the
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, whereas the working class tend to vote for the Labour Party. For example, in the 2017 general election just under 50% of Labour voters fell under the DE (unemployed) class specification, while just below 50% of the Conservative voters fell under the AB (middle/upper) class specification. This clearly has a huge impact on voting behaviour, as in most cases, there is a clear correlation between the class that one falls under and the party that they vote for. However, there have been cases where people have started to move away from voting for a party due to their class. In the 2010 General Election the Conservatives gained from all groups with the exception of the lowest class DE which stayed Labour
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presented 3 types of schools: Grammar Schools, which were mainly geared towards middle-class students with academic aptitudes; Secondary Modern schools, for the working class, and Technical Colleges. The Butler Act ended up legitimising and reproducing inequality, with the belief that academic ability is genetic rather than a product of upbringing as the two social classes were channeled into two different types of schools that offered unequal opportunities. When Comprehensive schools were introduced in 1965, their aim was to overcome the class divide produced by the tripartite system and to make schools more meritocratic. However, they continued to reproduce inequality. Grammar schools
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The premise of this essay will hopefully provide a brief analysis of the historical class struggles of the American working class as well as discussing a few of the contemporary issues that Americas current working class must face during their challenges of socioeconomic mobility.This will serve as an introduction to the labor movement in the U.S. Around the turn of the 19th century, the American industrial revolution took off and we as a nation have never looked back. We had progressed from a labor-intensive nation dominated by the southern planters to the leader of the industrialized world. Essentially, it forever changed the relationship between employer and employee. Thereafter, the
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Film Analysis: Part 1
The Up Series directed by Paul Almond and Michael Apted is a longitudinal study following the short and long-term effects of social classes on 14 participants lives based upon the assumption that their social class predetermines their future. This series does a great job at accurately representing this and how upbringing and genealogy influences the outcome and overall quality of life. The participants, ranging from extreme lower class to the upper-upper class, all faced various adversities and triumphs in life.
John Brisby and Symon Basterfield distinctly represent their respective social classes. John grew up incredibly wealthy and has
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with the machine.The new working conditions brought the people of the working classes together. Where as before they had perhaps been working in smaller social groups on farms, they had now been herded together with others similar to themselves. This new interaction, it is believed, led to a fellowship amongst the workers giving them a class identity. This class consciousness coupled with the development in new trade unions for the factory workers, were to see the working classes taken more seriously from a political point of view.The revolution had a powerful effect on the British economy. Using the readily available trade routes of the British Colonies, Britain was faced with an almost
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similar. That is why Snowball is portrayed as the military leader Trotsky.
As George Orwell develops Napoleon the pig leader in the book he makes him out to be
Joseph Stalin through his actions and decisions. Like as Joseph Stalin stepping up with the triad
leaders in the Soviet Union, Napoleon comes up with Snowball and Squealer representing him to
be Joseph Stalin. This is a perfect resemblance of the triad stepping up when Lenin died with
Napoleon, Snowball, and Squealer stepping up to power as Old major died. Communism is
supposed to benefit the working class, but with a corrupt leader like Napoleon he makes and
bends the rules to benefit him and his fellow high class pigs. This is exactly
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narrator incorporates detail to illuminate his mockery and patronizing superiority. He
peers at what seems “to be magnificent, the finest of the year,” while the crowd “[made] a sort of
solemn spree of it.” He finds humor in how the working class grieves for a humble man while
the narrator watches pleasurable on a splendid day. Sarcastically ridiculing the attempts to create
a procession with limited resources, the narrator juxtaposes the standards of a commonalty with
the socially privileged. Describing the funeral ceremony, he establishes the “metropolitan mob,
the decent poor and the indecent” who “scrambled into their ranks.” The subtle derision of the
word “decent” heavily reflects the
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highly educated. They are the one who are causing meritocracy to disappear and class divisions to live and thrive for their whole life.
3. How does the author of the article relate Young’s ideas to contemporary British and American society? The author wrote a lot about the positive influence of Young’s idea in the contemporary British and American society. Working class people were wanting their children to finish college and climb the hierarchy ladder of income and opportunities. This gave the people in the lower and middle social class a light of hope that they can change their future if they try hard enough which was really important in that time because the second world war just ended, now
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It gives me great pleasure to write something about myself. I completed my Bachelors of Science (Mathematics A, Mathematics B and Statistics) from Islamia College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, in 1999. It?s a top class and well reputed institute since 1905. After my graduation, I joined Commercial Union Peshawar (UK Based Multinational Co.) as Business Development Executive. I worked here for five months, up to March 2000.After this I got admission in Institute of Management Studies, University of Peshawar for Masters in Business Administration. It?s also a top class and well reputed institute of our country, ranking third in Pakistan. I completed my MBA majors in Finance, in July 2002
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to material rewards than others’ (Giddens & Held 1982, p. 245). In other words, the way that society is structured means that moving up the social ladder is difficult. Furthermore, many members of the working class may work hard for a long period of time to achieve prestige but cannot because their lives are ‘predestined…their position in life [is]… assigned to them by their class, [and they] become subsumed under it’ (Giddens & Held 1982, p. 20). Marx’s theory puts forth that an individual’s status comes from whichever class they belong to, and that it is difficult to move up in society to attain more prestige.
Max Weber put forth a theory that saw stratification in terms of the
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due to class struggle over the means of production. As feudal society diminished, the industrial revolution took off and manufactory, were replaced by corporation factories. Under the new system of capitalism, there were two main class groups, the bourgeoisies who owns the means of production, and proletariats; the working class that is propertyless. The bourgeoisie revolutionized the means of production, expanding the world- market, creating enormous cities, and moved majority of rural population into factories. This would be too much for the feudal system, when Marx states that “The feudal system of industry, under which industrial production was monopolized by closed guilds, now no longer
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source of income. Many families sold their houses to buy food for the children to survive, but the money, which came from the house, did not last very long. Eventually, the owners of each factory realised that by hiring children, they could get work done a lot faster, make them work long hours as well as give the children the minimum wage. Slowly, many young children started to work to pay for rent and food (Source 2), these children were as young as 5 and school became not compulsory, as many working-class families could not afford education. Even though the working conditions was very bad because of the amount of food, the dusty air or the cruel master which strapped children who failed
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social status has caused the middle and working class to be alienated and to be manipulated and persecuted with discriminatory policies. One could be demonstrated in the diagram which shows the three French estates in 1789 and the land each held during the old regime. As it accurately shows the first and second estate, mainly resides the clergy and nobles, has in total of 45% of the land among 3% of the total population(Document 2). Whereas a shocking comparison to the third estate, with the middle class, peasants and the working class which makes up 97% of the population only own 55% of the land(Document 2). This establishes the limited circumstances and rights a third estate citizen had at
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fund his national health insurance program. "Dean not only advocates universal health insurance but also tells audiences that Vermont already has moved in that direction.... How to pay for this? Simple, says Dean. Roll back virtually all of President Bush's tax cut of 2001. (The Washington Post, July 12, 2002)During eleven years as governor of Vermont, Dean enacted only one limited tax reduction and opposed cutting taxes when the state was running a large surplus.Dean also supported repealing tax cuts that benefit working-class Americans. When asked whether he would repeal tax relief even for low and moderate income taxpayers, Dean Responded, "[s]ure, because no middle class and working
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case, the novella points to the force of this tendency toward class stratification in many communities and the threat that it poses to democracy and freedom.
The Danger of a Naïve Working Class
One of the novella’s most impressive accomplishments is its portrayal not just of the figures in power but also of the oppressed people themselves. Animal Farm is not told from the perspective of any particular character, though occasionally it does slip into Clover’s consciousness. Rather, the story is told from the perspective of the common animals as a whole. Gullible, loyal, and hardworking, these animals give Orwell a chance to sketch how situations of oppression arise not only from the motives
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Together, Feathers, West of the Moon, El Deafo, Savvy.
Objectives: Students will get an introduction on fiction texts and identify what they already know about this genre. Students will prepare to read a fiction book by building background knowledge with their peers and learning key vocabulary in their book. Children will continue to learn about text features that are associated with fiction. Students will learn about different text structures used in fiction when other groups share their project with class during share time. Students will check their comprehension skills and apply what they have learned in their own writing while working in their writer’s notebooks individually during writing
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decreased symptoms by as much as 40 percent in participants suffering from depression”. Physical activities are a natural remedy for fighting depression. Many colleges see suicides and have many students suffering from depression. If students were to work out to see if they could get some relief, there may be many students from dying and suffering from depression.
From this topic, I have learned that by partaking in some game or working out amid your physical training class, you can pick up heaps of fearlessness. Students can not only improve physically but also mentally. By going to your physical instruction class, you would workout be able to routinely and lead dynamic life from an early
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TECH 393 Technology in World Civilization
May 16, 2019
In college homework becomes an everyday part of life. It’s expected that for every hour in class a person should spend two outside working on either homework or studying for that class. If person is taking three classes then this would amount to 6 hours of work every day, and 30 hours a week, not including class time. Class time plus expected study/homework time would amount to more hours in a week than a full-time job. A solution to reduce the workload of students could be using a progressing field of technology, artificial intelligence. With advanced enough artificial intelligence, it could be possible for a
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believed that class relations were becoming ever more simplified and held that 'Society as a whole is more and more splitting in to two great hostile caps, into two great classes directly facing each other: bourgeoisie and proletariat' (The Communist Manifesto 1848). The 'bourgeoisie' or capitalists thus controlled the means of production and is attached to private ownership of the means of production, and the 'proletariat', the working class, which arose from industrialization. Marx predicted that eventually the proletariat would overthrow the bourgeoisie and establish a classless society.The social relations can thus be seen to represent the struggle between the classes. The idea of class
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So far, I found the lectures and the points illustrated by Mr.Shipley was very informative and interesting. As an engineer major, I have learned to understand and decode the basic concepts of certain system where my mind engages with fundamental principles of physics. Eventually, this course has broadened my knowledge on how the basic and fundamentals principles of the working-class people was founded on, to such an extent that I am aware on what principles and different facets of an archaic profit-making system I would be exploited to.
In early days as a college student, I wanted to bridge the economical side of industries and corporations to my program as I was keen to know on which basis
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I have experienced cognitive and emotional dissonance on a couple different occasions. Cognitive dissonance is when facts are presented to a person who holds different beliefs which leads to mental conflict. A good example of cognitive dissonance that I have experienced was when I took a class entitled “Genetics and Evolution”. As most public science classes do, this class was taught from an evolutionary perspective as opposed to the creation perspective that I hold to be true. It was difficult at times to listen to the professor teach about Evolutionary theories that, in my opinion, are simply false and ridiculous. However, in order to get a good grade in the class I chose to learn the
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Schoology messaging for online communication with the teacher.
· Late Work: Homework, when assigned, is due at the beginning of the class. If a student is working on an assignment when class begins, it is late. If a student doesn’t have their work in class, it is late.
Daily Late Work Consequences:
1st day late – 10 points deduction 3rd day late – 30 points deduction
2nd day late – 20 points deduction 4th day late – 50 points deduction
Student must turn in late work in the homework assignment container at the front of the classroom the following day. Student must be sure their name, class period, teacher, and the words “Late Work” are clearly printed at the top of the assignment to receive credit.
· How to reach me:
· By e-mail: email@example.com (this is the best way to receive a prompt reply from me).
· By voice mail: 281-634-7920.
Working together will make the 6th Grade year – Awesome as we “Dare Mighty Things!”
Thanks for your support!
John S. Wilson III, LTC (US Army, Retired)
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written an argumentative essay.ConclusionWhat I have learned, what people say and believe are humans will established the Kingdom of God on earth either by converting others to their faith or by working for brotherhood, being the elect (chosen) or world peace. What we were taught reading the bible in this class is that God's kingdom is a condition of the heart. It is within you. It is a natural feeling to know in your heart that humankind will one day achieve peace and unity. "The God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be brought to ruin." (Daniel 2:44)Argumentative Essay Module 8 | Niki CampbellPage 2 of 3Argumentative Essay Module 8 | Niki CampbellPage 2 of 3Argumentative Essay Module 8 | Niki CampbellPage 2 of 3
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Task 3: Reflection
This paper is the knowledge I gained from the Professional Leadership and Communication for Healthcare course. In this class, I get to know my working style and communication techniques. Through the activities of this communications class, I can self-reflect on my working style and communication techniques.
During this course, the participants had an energy questionnaire survey. Based on the result of the 5 dynamics Learning Report, it place me in the “effortless examine energy” style. It means my working style is detail-oriented, organized, and deadline -driven. It also ranked me in the deliberate energy range, in the other three working styles; explore excite and
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is hard working in the fields. He pick's grapes, cotton, and melon's. He is also economical. The farm worker runs off of one plate of beans and tortillas. He does not speak English at all. The Mexican farm worker is of the lower class. We see many of them in fields, especially in the South. They do not have very much money, and usually make below minimum wage. And many of them are not American citizens. The next Mexican stereotype portrayed in the play is Johnny. He is a fast, low riding, city life, urban model. He is also bilingual; fluent in both Spanish and English. Johnny is very economical, living off of hamburgers, Taco Bell tacos, Lucky Lager beer, cheap wine, and marijuana
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Modern European History
October 19, 2017
The Effects of the Black Death in European Society
The Black Death was one of the most destructive pandemics to occur in history. It killed ⅓ of Europe’s population from 1346-1353. The Black Death was a bacteria which presented itself in many forms of the plague which resulted in the bubonic plague. It originated in central Asia and traveled along the silk road. This fatal disease lived on through black rats and through trade routes which is how it spread. The Black Death affected European society through artistic changes, class structure, and religious conflict.
The way The Black Death is remembered is through how different art was during that time
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in Greece, Paris, a prince of Troy who steals Helen, the wife of Agamemnon's brother, Meneleus, who goes to Agamemnon to start the war. There are no roles of any kind of working class or slaves in the story. This reflects on the social structure of the world in the time "The Iliad" was written. It shows how much importance was reflected on the Kings and great warriors of the time. It could also show how glorious war was depicted as the highest ranked men were the only ones included in the story. Unlike all the important men, there was only one main character woman in "The Iliad," Helen. This illustrates how much of the roles of women were not important to society at the time.Whereas in
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behind him drilling a wireless drill into the ground. In this painting you can see that the men are
behind a wall that has only one opening where the sunlight comes in. Behind the wall is a
darkish blue, cloudy sky that provides the little bit of daylight that hits the workers. The artist
uses colors like tan, black, and dark blue, brown and orange that are very dull and not very
vibrant to look at it. He especially uses these colors on the the working men’s faces and clothes
as well as in the background and floor. Cassara has a very unique style in which he uses social
realism to bring light to working class conditions as which he did in this painting. The size of the
actual painting is 20 1/4
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been established that whenthe working man quits he becomes a disgusting creature in his andeveryone's eyes; now that's not the main fear in the working man,it's loss of being cared for, and loss of communication in beingpoor, dependent, and powerless. His not being able to speakrepresents the lower class man's being silenced. How his familygives up on him, and deserts him is how society gives up on thepoor, or the homeless.Throughout Gregors life as a cockroach, he finds himself tobe treated more like an animal each day, like being served "apiece of cheese that he would have called uneatable"(P873 Ph1).He even finds himself to be acting like an animal, "he quicklydevours the cheese"(P873 Ph1