Weekly Response Question 1

Weekly Response Question 1 - Weekly Writing Assignment #1...

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Weekly Writing Assignment #1 2/15/09 According to C Wright Mills, there is an undeniable connection between personal biography and history. We must understand that we are the way we are for a number of reasons, not solely factors that are within our control. A large influence on each individual in societies is their social environment. We must observe our own experiences by assessing the larger societal patterns and the shared, common fate with those in similar circumstances. On my birthday, January 20 th 1989, there were hundreds of thousands of newspaper articles published. To me, the most relevant newspaper company is the New York Times, as I live in a suburb of New York City and read the New York Times frequently. The most notable, and impactful headline published on that day was the Inauguration of George Herbert Walker Bush. In an article titled “The Daunting Job Confronting Bush”, written by Leonard Silk, he analyzes the current strength and future of the American Economy due to the election of George Bush. He notes that “it is increasingly clear, both
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2009 for the course D SOC 101 taught by Professor Hirschl,t. during the Spring '06 term at Cornell.

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