• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Write about a time you felt uncomfortable because you were different from most of the people in a particular situation.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Eric King Mrs. Overly Engl.1301.14 October 21, 2003 Cause and Effect - Ch.5 P. 225 #1 Write about a time you felt uncomfortable because you were different from most of the people in a particular situation. The difference can be any factor: your age, your gender, your ethnic group, your religion, or some aspect of your physical makeup, for example. XxXxXx Every year on the day after Thanksgiving, the Texas Aggies and the Texas Longhorns play their football game against one another. The game alternates locations every year between College Station, the home of Aggies, and Austin, home of the Longhorns. This game is one of the oldest rivalries; it dates back almost one hundred years. ...read more.

Middle

Sure enough, once we got to our seats, we were surrounded by the by the Longhorn fans. When we first got to our seats, none of the other fans really bothered us. About five minutes into the game, Texas A&M took the early lead by scoring a touchdown and kicking the extra point; this made all of the Longhorn fans around us upset. The fans began yelling obscenities at my brother and I. At first, all of the heckling did not bother us. Once the Aggies made the score fourteen to nothing, the Longhorn fans started getting out of control. The fans began just yelling and screaming at us. ...read more.

Conclusion

At halftime, the score of the game was twenty-one to fourteen, with the Longhorns leading. Now that the Aggies had lost the lead, all of the people around us did not treat us so poorly. The Longhorns got the ball on the opening kick off of the half; they ran it all the way back to the fifty-yard line. This got all of their fans excited. A few plays later they scored another touchdown, increasing their lead to fourteen points. By the start of the fourth quarter, the Longhorns had a twenty-four-point lead over the Aggies. Now the Longhorn fans began to yell at us for a different reason. They began to heckle us because they were beating us so bad. As the Longhorns ran up the score, the fans became worse and worse. King 1 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level History of the USA, 1840-1968 section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level History of the USA, 1840-1968 essays

  1. Free essay

    JFK assassination - different theories and the evidence.

    Kennedy, this spectator was in the process of basic army training, and was immersed within many drills that absorbed with interpreting gun fire, this portrays a significant part in Gordon's determination to where the location of shots were ejected from.

  2. A face to remember

    After having the influence of her design through Edwin Lutyens' Memorial to the Missing of the Somme Offensive, at Thiepval, France, her concept of the Vietnam Memorial came to life. Lin entered the national competition joining 1441 other entries. On the last day of class, Lin's roommate, Liz Perry, went

  1. Describe Wilsons Fourteen points, Why did Congress fail to ratify the Peace Settlement?

    As war drew closer, the president called for naval re-armament in early 1938. In 1939, Congress voted in extra money in order to expand the armed forces. By the late 1930s, American public opinion was set on neutrality (wanted to stay isolationist)

  2. The Annexation of Texas

    James Polk was in favor of annexation while President Tyler felt that certain resolutions needed to be taken care of and that Texas could become a state under certain conditions. President James Polk became president. Before Polk was inaugurated, Congress voted for the annexation and Texas became a state in December of 1845.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work