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61: The Battle Of Little Big Horn
... have heard about how the Native American Indians were driven from their land and forced to live on the reservations one particular event comes to my mind. That event is the Battle of the Little Big Horn. It is one of the few times that the Oglala Sioux made history with them being the ones who left the battlefield as winners. When stories are told, or when the media dares to ... territory described in this article, or without consent of the Indians pass through the same" (Matthiessen 7-8). This treaty also stated that the hunting rights on the land between the Black Hills and the Big Horn Mountains "as long as the grass shall grow and the water flows".(Guttmacher 73). It forced the Indians to be farmers and live in houses. There could be no changes made to the treaty ... was an individual dance and the Sun Dance a community affair. In June 1877 the biggest Sun Dance seen on the reservation, twenty thousand strong, was held to honor Crazy Horse. This was the last big Sun Dance (Kadlecek 37-42). Crazy Horse was finally persuaded to bring his people in to live on the reservation. Crazy horse was lied to when a government official told him that he was ...
62: Grapes Of Wrath Character Journal
Ruthie & her Cracker Jacks: "So they got mad. An' one kid grabbed her Cracker Jack box.... So Ruthie got mad an' chase 'em, an' she fit one, an' then she fit another, an' then one big girl up an' licked her... So then Ruthie cried, an' she said she'd git her big brother, an' he'd kill that big girl..... An' then- an' the, Ruthie said our brother already kil't two fellas...."(455) Today at camp Pa bought Winfiel' an' me a lil' box of Cracker Jack. Then when I was eating ...
63: Jazz
... their own preference to what type of music they like, not just enjoying the broad area of music. One of those types of music which many enjoy is jazz. Actually right now jazz is really big and popular in Europe, and is rising in its popularity in the USA through its many forms. Jazz does have many forms, so many that some people wouldn't consider just saying they like jazz ... violin. There are so many styles in jazz that jazz could not be defined clearly without ignoring one of its forms. It included vocals, ragtime, blues, New Orleans jazz, Chicago and New York City jazz, Big Band, bebop, modal or free jazz, fusion, and modern jazz. Vocals were definitely a style of jazz which performers could easily express moods or feelings, since the instrument was the human voice. The singing of ... 20th century and up to the mid-1920s New Orleans jazz was well known. The instruments used were the cornet, trumpet, clarinet, trombone, tuba, string bass, and rhythm secton. Buddy Bolden was one of the big figures in New Orleans jazz, and he led some of the first jazz bands. One of the first bands included the Original Dixieland Jass Band, which was later changed to the Original Dixieland Jazz ...
64: Plants in TKM
Plants in TKM Plants of the south are very big and showy. Big and bright plants in the south make life better. The bright showy flowers of Canna, Garden Geraniums, Camellia, Wisteria, Magnolia, Azaleas, and the big shady Live Oak, help make life a lot better in the South during the Great Depression by giving Southerners a sense of uplifting. Big bright flowers, growing higher and brighter every day, are very ...
65: Analyzing Noir Films The Maltese Falcon and The Big Sleep
Analyzing Noir Films The Maltese Falcon and The Big Sleep Noir films originated more than 50 years ago. The films intrigued many people and set a new standard for movies that is still enjoyed by many people today. These movies may still intrigue viewers for a variety of reasons. The reasons for noir films such as The Maltese Falcon and The Big Sleep sustaining interest for so long are the techniques used in the two movies; specifically, some of the techniques used in the two movies include use of shadows/translucency and dark areas, deserted places, and ... of characters. One intriguing scene includes Ms. O'Shaughnessy being taken away by the police from Sam Spade's apartment. The shadows of the elevator cage bars depict those of bars in jail. During The Big Sleep, an extreme amount of shadowing constantly keeps the viewer wondering who's who. Also, translucency used on the windows of the house only allows the viewer to see a silhouette of the unidentified ...
66: One Big Happy Family
The story that I chose to write about was "One Big Happy Family," by Anndee Hochman. The story is about a young woman whose family life seemed to be the American dream, for those of us looking in from the outside. Her family owned a house ... be able to break the bounds of her family’s conformity and find the peace of mind that she has always longed for. Several of the stories throughout this chapter discuss different myths of "One Big Happy Family," however it all seems to come back to the individual, and what they believe in. Anndee’s house is unique with its red picket fence, a bathroom with two doors, bedrooms surrounded by ... children to keep their feelings and emotions inside and we hide things that are embarrassing. This does not solve the problems that families face today. There are several ways to solve the myth of one big happy family, but I feel that as individuals we must first start with our own beliefs. I feel that if more families communicated more with each other, then maybe we would be able to ...
67: Western Films
... discovering and bringing western actor/director William S. Hart to stardom - Hart emerged as one of the greatest Western heroes of all time until the release of his last film, Tumbleweeds (1925). Notably, the first big-scale epic film of the silent era was also a western, James Cruze's landmark and highly successful The Covered Wagon (1923), an effort which cost $800,000 yet brought $4 million at the box ... 1930s in dozens of B westerns. "John Wayne" (first known as Marion Michael Morrison) was discovered by director Raoul Walsh and appeared in his first starring role in one of the earliest epic westerns - The Big Trail (1930), and then in another historical western adventure called Allegheny Uprising (1939). Other stars in westerns were Wallace Beery who memorably portrayed a Mexican revolutionary in Viva Villa! (1934), Barbara Stanwyck as the famous ... America titled Northwest Passage (1940) starred Spencer Tracy as the leader of Roger's Rangers, battling Indians for territory - an anti-Native American picture. Two films about famous outlaw Jesse James were Zanuck's fictionalized big budget Jesse James (1939), and its superior sequel by Fritz Lang, The Return of Frank James (1940). Swashbuckler star Errol Flynn starred in a few big-scale adventure westerns of the late 30s and ...
68: A Lesson From Oliver
... Only with later experience did I come to understand the nature of the display to which I was being subjected. The morning man of a small town radio station generally toils in complete isolation. No big budget producers or technicians to operate his show. He works alone. He arrives around 5 a.m., rips the national news off the telex machine, looks for any notes on local news items from the ... is a little like watching a silent movie with a noisy projector. There's a lot of clank and sputter not really worth listening to...but the facial expressions are amazing! This is perhaps a big part of why most radio personalities never make the transition to television (that and their unbreakable habit of wearing unwashed plaid flannel shirts). Actually, I can buy the argument that such contortionism enhances expression and ... K., Dave, you got through that one. You're articulation was a little sloppy there, guy; let's work on that for 7:30. You pass that I'll give you 8:30. Remember, the big news package goes at the top of each hour. I'll handle those." And with that measure of reserved approval was launched a monumental career in broadcasting...though the peak to that monument was ...
69: A Fantasy Story
... It didn’t look like those creatures would attack us because they would flinch back whenever we moved quickly. We started in this one direction that they kind of let us to. It was this big cave that was pretty big and there was another creature that we could see. This creature looked like it was an apelike figure or something. This started to become a little scary and my little brother was starting to get ... to happen next. I tried to scare the apes but they did not react or do any thing except get even mad. The apes walked forward which meant we had to walk backwards to the big apelike creature. I was just as scared as my brother was and didn’t know what to do. The big apelike creature asked us, “What is your business doing here.” “We are exploring planets ...
70: Personal Writing: Our Big Trip to State College
Personal Writing: Our Big Trip to State College Overwhelming, there is simply no other way of putting the impact that my first "big trip to State College" had on me. The weekend had the potential to be an explosive one, but I had no idea that it would take the turn it did. We began our trip with ... the span of twenty-two hours, and frankly it was the longest twenty-two hours of my life, and I hope that things could just go back to the way that they were before our "big trip to State College."

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