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Priorities when buying vehicles differ from person to person based on many factors, lifestyles, and preferences. Some people like red, flashy, gas-guzzling cars with Bluetooth installed. Others like safe, plain-Jane SUV's. But I need to start figuring out what I want, as I am getting much closer to becoming an adult. My top priority is … Continue reading Picking an Appropriate Vehicle
For my English class, taught by Dr. Gary North, I have read the sad autobiography of former slave Solomon Northup. You may very well recognize his name. There was a movie made about him, titled "12 Years a Slave". This movie included some famous actors, including Brad Pitt and Benedict Cumberbatch. For this essay, I … Continue reading Solomon Northup – 12 Years a Slave
My English teacher has assigned me to read the autobiography of Charles Darwin. Now that I have finished reading the autobiography, I am assigned to write an essay on it. The topic of my essay is "What would I do in my autobiography that is different from what Charles Darwin did?". Easy. There are several … Continue reading Mistakes Charles Darwin Made in his Autobiography
My father owns a 2007 Solver Crew Cab Toyota Tundra. My mother owns a 2000 Grey Honda Odyssey. I have driven both from time to time and, hands down, I prefer driving the Tundra. There are several reasons why I like driving the pickup truck more so than the minivan, one of them simply being … Continue reading Annual Vehicle Cost – Toyota Tundra
When writing an autobiography, one might wonder if including reconstructed speech or paraphrases is acceptable when writing a non-fictitious work, such as an autobiography. For me, the answer to this question is quite simple and straightforward. The answer is "Yes". Please read on to understand why I say this. Most memories do not contain little … Continue reading Including Reconstructed Speech in Autobiography?
Ugh. Writing an autobiography is a monumental task... Are you up for it??? How would one benefit from writing an autobiography? I believe that question as a whole depends on one other question: Why would one want to write an autobiography in the first place? What are your reasons and motivation behind writing your autobiography? … Continue reading Benefits of Writing An Autobiography
For my English class, I am assigned to read Samuel Langhorn Clemens' (also known as Mark Twain) autobiography. And, to be completely honest, I find his autobiography disjointed and unorganized. So, what can I, or you, dear reader, do to make our writings, particularly our autobiographies, organized and easy to read? My advice for writing … Continue reading How to Keep Your Autobiography From Becoming Disjointed
Plunkitt made money. Loads of it. But he made the money in a dishonest way. Oh, he would argue that he made the money using only "honest graft". To be honest, he overused that excuse and he literally abused this excuse of his. But I never answered the question. Why was he so transparent, according … Continue reading Why Was Plunkitt So Open About How He Made Money?
How serious was George Washington Plunkitt about patriotism's connection to obtaining a job after Tammany won an election? before I answer this question, please allow me to acquaint you with this specific topic, starting with George, himself! George Washington Plunkitt was a politician in New York. He was born in 1842 in Manhattan. Serving first … Continue reading George Washington Plunkitt and Patriotism
Booker T. Washington was an abolitionist and a leader in the Civil Rights movement. He hoped to see black American citizens to have equal rights as white American citizens. What, or rather who, Booker T. Washington forgot to fight for were all of the other races, such as Native Americans, Asians, Hispanics, Latinos, Indians, and … Continue reading Booker T. Washington’s View of the Future America