In Depth Study: Poverty in the UK

Content: 1. Key Facts 2. Public's view 3. Food banks and breadlines 4. Organizations 5. Summary 6. Sources 1. Key facts Poverty in the UK is growing. Nearly 60% of people living in poverty are homeowners, which mean a lot of children are living in poverty. At Bristol Unive...

The Ferguson Riots

A grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided to declare police officer Wilson not guilty in the killing of the 18-year-old, black teenager Michael Brown. There were many in the African-American community who called for Officer Wilson to be charged with murder after the incident. Riots started the...

The Ferguson Shooting

On August 9th 2014, a shooting occurred in Ferguson, Missouri. The victim, an 18-year-old black teenager named Michael Brown, died from the wounds. The shooter was 28-year-old Darren Wilson, who was the patrolling police officer at the time. When the incident got to the courtroom, Officer Wilson ...

The Parliament of the UK

General voting in the UK In the UK, there are 650 geographical areas called constituencies. Registered voters in each area vote for an MP (member of parliament) to represent them in the House of Commons. To be able to vote in a UK parliamentary general election you must be 18 years old or more. ...

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Withering = arrogantJoyous = BlissfulInsufficient = InadequateCurvaceous = ShapelyInvigorating = BracingMajestic = RegalInextricably = UnavoidablyTribulations = TroublesNullifiction = VetoingProdigious = Enormous

Analysis: "The Soldier", "The Crucible", "Sure You Can Ask Me A Personal Question" and "Take Down the Union Jack"

In this presentation I will focus on analysis. I will analyze 4 texts: two poems, one song lyric and a play excerpt. I will also explain why they fit the time period they are written in. The texts are from the chapters I have been studying up to this point. Chapter 1: The Soldier The poem was w...

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6 a a) Statistics show that there are 1,75 million homeless people in America. The statistics are from 2013 and show facts about conditions the homeless are living in. They also show the racial breakdown and demographic make-up of the homeless population. Children are also mentioned. In fact, th...

Page 61 Task 4: Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Act 2013

My name is Maria Miller. I was the one who said introduced this Bill, and reached out to the House of Commons to convince them to vote in favor. The Marriage Act is a Bill allowing same-sex couples to marry, and the marriage to be recognized as such by entering England and Wales. Northern Ireland...

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Neutrality Act: Congress passed it in 1935, trying to avoid America from becoming involved in WW2. Pearl Harbor: Was attacked by Japan on December 7, 1941, and America got into the war against the Axis powers. Superpower: During the war, America's economy grew, and by 1945 more than half of the...

U.S.:The Midterm Elections

On November 4th 2014, there was a midterm election in the United States. All of the 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 36 of the 100 seats in the Senate were up for election. Also, 38 governorships, 46 legislatures amongst numerous other positions were contested. This was the most expe...

Questions For My Teacher

1. Why do the ones in the federal government pass bills on how much they should earn?2. Can the President veto bills as many times he wants to?3. What happens if most of the people in the United States start acting up against the government?4. Are there other parties in the U.S. who are growing, ...

Summary: Countdown to WW1

It all started with the Archduke of Austria-Hungary being assassinated by 19-year-old Gavrilo Princip. Princip was back by a Serbian terrorist groupcalled The Black Hand. The Achduke was heir to the throne in Austria-Hungary, and they started to seek revenge. Germany shows its support if Austria-...

A Letter To My Family

02.10.1930 12.30 PM My dear family I am so sorry I had to leave you like this. This economic situation really took a toll on me. I was so confident when I bought all the stocks, even though I had to borrow a lot of money. When the stock prices went up to a point that could not be justified, I d...

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Does It Matter by Siegfried Sassoon was written in 1916, in the middle of World War 1. The author speaks right to the listener. With the questions he asks and the sarcasm he uses, a gloomy and morbidly funny poem is created. The rhyme he uses in the 1st and 5th and in the 2nd and 3rd line in each...

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3+ aa) Brooke uses the words English and England a lot. He is suggesting by writing those words, that England and the English land is amazing, important and very close to his heart. bb) Sassoon starts each stanza with a question. He uses rhyme in the first and fifth line, and in the second an...

7a - Child Labour

"Child labour is still found in many parts of the world. What responsibility do we in developed countries have for child labor in poorer countries?" We have a great responsibility to try and help them in every way we can. On the news and all over the internet there are pictures of children worki...

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b) The Enlightenment led to the Industrial Revolution. The Enlightenment was a new sprawling intellectual movement throughout Europe. It dedicated itself to reason and reacted against religion. Practical insights led to new and more efficient ways to produce goods. The age of mass production bega...

Elizabeth: Religious Conflict

In the movie Elizabeth there were tons of conflicts. Some not so gravely big or dangerous, but some were very intense. The one I choose to write about is the religious conflict, which has a lot of aspects to it. Elizabeth was a protestant, but strongly believed that it didn't matter which religio...

Early British History

The early British history is full of action and changes. The first people who lived in Britain were hunters and they gathered everything they needed. At that time, nobody could write, so they didn't leave a record that they existed. What they did leave was artifacts and tools that they used. Afte...
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