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Morgan McDonnell
Human Rights & Responsibilities 4/26/16 On March 1, 2016 at 7 P.M in the Walter Theater at St. Norbert College we had the honor of hosting Lisa Kristine\'s presentation "The Faces of Modern Day Slavery". Lisa Kristine is a well known humanitarian photographer who is not just motivated by capturing the "perfect" picture, but by inspiring change through her photographs. Lisa discussed how the arts always had played a big role in her life. However, attending art school and mastering her skills...

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Slavery, Crimes against humanity, Economy, International criminal law, Business, Abuse, Racism, Contemporary slavery, Sexual slavery, Slavery in the United States, Abolitionism in the United States
Political Changes After the Crusades
The series of crusades which started from the early the 1000’s and lasted for about two hundred years caused many important political changes in Europe. One of the results of the Crusades was the shift of power between kings and feudal lords. The method of direct taxing was initiated by the kings for the first time. The church also assumed more political power because of its spiritual leadership role in the Crusades. Evidently, the Crusades caused major changes of politics in Europe. Power shif...

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Christianization, Crusades, Invasions, Historiography of the Crusades
Measurement of Free-Fall Acceleration
Introduction Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), the man first accredited with the correct notion of free-fall with uniform acceleration, stated that "if one were to remove entirely the resistance of the medium, all materials would descend with equal speed." Today, this statement holds true for all objects in free-fall near the Earth’s surface. The purpose of this experiment is to verify Galileo’s assertion that acceleration is constant. In addition, the magnitude of acceleration will be calculated. T...

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Kinematics, Physical quantities, Acceleration, Motion, Classical mechanics, Velocity, Free fall, Metre per second squared, Gravity of Earth, Mass
Black Like Me & Beloved
SOC 3365-1 Critical Analysis Autumn Semester 1998 Some people looking at society today tend to think that the racial prejudice of the past has nearly been done away with. Others, however, those who are still the recipients of racial prejudice in their every day lives see our society very differently. Those who think that racial prejudice is getting better may only be fooling themselves or-perhaps more likely- in some way are trying to deny the prejudice they themselves carry. Prejudice against...

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Discrimination, Movements for civil rights, The United States, Hatred, Racism, Beloved, African-American Civil Rights Movement, Laissez-faire racism
COMPUTERS AND THE PROBLEM 2000 IN THE BUSINESS WOR
LD Computers play a huge role in Government, Economy, and Financial affairs. Based on the information concerning the year 2000 computer crash project (y2k), people are realizing how much of the economy depends on computers. The age of electronics and more specifically, computers, has caused a tremendous shift in the way we do business today. Today, many business people wouldn’t be able to function efficiently without communications as we know it, for example, e-mail or fax-on-demand. We have got...

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Calendars, Software bugs, COBOL, Hazards, Year 2000 problem, Telecommuting, Computer, Email, Credit card
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice has two main characters, Elizabeth and Darcy, who at the beginning seem to be disgusted at each other. During the book, their views toward each other seem to change and slowly make progress. At the end of the book, their opinions have completely turned around about each other and they even get engaged and later married. Also Elizabeth and Darcy’s two views on each other are similar and different in many ways. At the beginning of the book, when they first meet they are not re...

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Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Darcy, Romance novels, Pride & Prejudice, Darcy, Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman, These Three Remain
Shakespeare's Imagery
Shakespeare\'s Imagery Shakespeare\'s powerful imagery has never been more apparent than in Macbeth. He begins the play with a startling image of three witches chanting in a furious thunderstorm, "Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air" (1.1.10- 11). The eerie chanting creates a dark, mysterious tone that leaves the reader feeling uncomfortable and expecting odd and evil things to happen. Later, when Macbeth and Banquo come across the three weird sisters, the underl...

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Characters in Macbeth, Macbeth, Fiction, English-language films, Literature, British films, Regicides, House of Moray, Banquo, Three Witches, Macduff, Gruoch of Scotland
The American Revolution
The proclamation of 1763 was a British proclamation that said that all lands west of the colonies; beginning a the Ohio Valley belonged to Quebec. This was supposed to keep us colonists from moving west, that way Britain could keep tighter rule on us (or so they thought!). Basically, most of the colonists completely ignored the proclamation and continued westward expansion. The Grenville Acts consisted of enforcement on the mercantilism and navigation acts, plus it wrote new laws such as tax on...

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Continental Congress, American Enlightenment, American Revolution, British East India Company, Intolerable Acts, Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress, Boston Tea Party, Stamp Act, Townshend Acts, Petition to the King, No taxation without representation, Declaratory Act
Nature Doesn't Always Nurture
Nature Doesn\'t Always Nurture Mark Childress English 20 Editorial Paper (Peer Draft) 01/29/99 Through today\'s growing technology and a new generation of people, the sport and hobby of outdoor hiking is on the rise. The most rudimentary equipment for hiking is a backpack and, of course, your feet. However, to the more experienced hiker, there is an abundant amount of gear that proves very useful. The most important piece of gear an avid hiker can own would have to be his head. Common sense and...

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Scoutcraft, Hiking, Walking, Backpacking
Beowulf
Beowulf is not a hero for one main reason. His actions are driven by pride and self glorification not the desire to help other people. This becomes evident as we examine Beowulf’s main three battles and the events surrounding them. The battle between Grendel and Beowulf shows Beowulf’s desire for pride over the desire to help others. For instance Beowulf fought Grendel with his bare hands and fought Grendel one on one while his thanes watched. The reasons for this were Beowulf new he would look...

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Beowulf, Geats, English-language films, Anglo-Saxon paganism, English folklore, The Dragon, Grendel, Hrothgar, Wiglaf, Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary
The Heart of Darkness
There comes a time in everybody\'s lives when people see or do something that they can\'t believe. Marlow, a lonely character in the Joseph Conrad\'s Heart of Darkness, finds first-hand as he travels through the dark jungles of Africa, that not all places in the world are equal. Marlow soon begins to find it hard to separate reality from unreality. Along his journey down the Congo River he states, "I foresaw that in the blinding sunshine of that land I would become acquainted with a flabby, pre...

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Joseph Conrad, Congo Free State, Heart of Darkness, Human trophy collecting, Novellas, Charles Marlow, Kurtz, Lord Jim, The Singing Detective
The Wizard of Oz
Do you really know what the classic story "The Wizard of Oz" is about? I\'ll give you a hint, it\'s not about some girl flying over a rainbow, playing with living scarecrows, and battling witches. Each character in the story symbolizes something much deeper. It was a metaphor of a young girl leaving her home facing the harshness of life on her own. The moral of the story is that no matter how wonderful a place may be, there is no place like home. "The Wizard of Oz", with all of it\'s morals, an...

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The Minister's Black Veil, Veil, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Allegory, Scarecrow, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Wizard of Oz
THE TRADGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET
By: Chelsea Alane Rape Teacher: Mrs. Strewart Class: English Date: Jan. 2,1999 The story is about two teenagers who presue their love for each other despite the fact that their family’s have been at odds for years.The story combines swordfighting, misunderstanding, tragedy, and some of the most romantic languague all in the name of love. In Verona, Italy in the late 1500’s two powerful familes the Capulets and Montagues have been feuding for years. Juliet’s father throws a party and all of his...

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Characters in Romeo and Juliet, English-language films, British films, Italian films, Films, Romeo + Juliet, Mercutio, Romeo & Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, Juliet, Friar Laurence, Tybalt
The Sung Dynasty
1. The Sung dynasty was considered a Golden Age in Chinese history. During this dynasty, the economy expanded and China became the leading economic force in East Asia. As the center of agriculture moved to rice crops in southern China, a new strain of rice and new irrigation techniques allowed the Chinese to harvest two crops of rice a year. This surplus allowed more people to pursue the arts, learning and trade. Foreign trade increased with traders coming from far and wide to China. The Chines...

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Dynasties in Chinese history, East Asian culture, Song dynasty, Ming dynasty, China, Fu, Tang dynasty, Confucianism, Society of the Song dynasty, Society and culture of the Han dynasty
The Effects of Minimum Wage on Leisure and Free Ti
me: The Cons Leisure is something that I feel is important in everyone\'s lives today, although not everyone is accessible to certain types of leisure. I feel in some way leisure has an effect on everyone\'s lives in America, from those in poverty to the Bill Gates of the world. For some people leisure might be going to the park to picnic or just play basketball, but to others it is taking an exotic trip to another country. Whatever form of leisure each individual enjoys or can afford this leisu...

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Employment compensation, Labour economics, Minimum wage law, Minimum wage, Socialism, Salary, Leisure, Employment, Minimum wage in the United States, Minimum Wages Act
Odysseus, The Hero
Greek myth is often filled with heroes, as these people\'s deeds and actions inspire by demonstrating the extent of man\'s potential. Such heroes are Heracles, Theseus, Achilles, Jason, and even Odysseus. In Classics Mythology, Morford and Lenardon write that "In Greek saga, as in folktales, we find many recurring motifs" that characterize the hero (Morford, 289). In short, Home describes Odysseus as the king of Ithaca who joins the Greek Army in the siege and sacking of Troy during a 10-year o...

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Epic Cycle, Geography of the Odyssey, Odyssey, Ancient Greek religion, Odysseus, Calypso, The Cattle of Helios, Scheria, Achilles, Odyssean gods
The Binary Number System
The binary number system is a system in which numbers are represented as linear combinations of the powers of two. A binary number is a number written in base two. This means that each position in a numeral represents a particular power of two. In the more common decimal system, powers of ten are used. A positive integer is represented in base two by a line of zero’s and one’s.The binary number system is important because of its application and value in computers. Digital computers invariably u...

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Binary arithmetic, Numeral systems, Computer arithmetic, Elementary arithmetic, Mathematical notation, Binary number, Positional notation, Hexadecimal, Power of two, Decimal, Binary, Scientific notation
The Battle of the Bulge
The Battle of the Bulge was Germany’s last offensive attack. It lasted from December 16, 1944 to January 28, 1945. It was the largest battle in World War II to take place on land. It included 600,000 Germans, 500,000 Americans, and 55,000 British. There were 81,000 US casualties, 1400 British casualties, and 100,000 German casualties. The Battle was being planned at a point in time when the Red Russian army was closing in on Germany from the East and the US was destroying German cities with bom...

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Military history of Canada during World War II, The Holocaust in Germany, Battle of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler, Western Front, Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine, Schutzstaffel, Operation Herbstnebel, Fall Martin
The Fourteenth Amendment
The most important amendment in the constitution is the fourteenth amendment. The fourteenth amendment was proposed by Congress on June 13, 1866 and ratified on July 9, 1868. This amendment is the section about the rights of citizens. There is five sections to the fourteenth amendment. The sections are: citizenship, apportionment of representatives, former confederate officials, public debt, and enforcement. The first section is citizenship. It says all people born or naturalized in the United...

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Japanese American internment, Fred Korematsu, Reconstruction Era, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, San Leandro, California, Supreme Court of the United States, Korematsu v. United States, Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education
Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson was the first baseball player to break Major League Baseball\'s color barrier that segregated major league baseball for more than 50 years. On October 23, 1945, Jackie Robinson signed a contract with the Montreal Royals that would eventually bring him to the Brooklyn Dodgers in the spring of 1947. This made him the first African American in modern organized baseball. Jackie Robinson went to UCLA where he became an All-American in football and basketball. He also played baseball...

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Baseball, Jackie Robinson, 42, Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Royals, Baseball color line, Jackie Robinson Day
STUPIDstitions
Throughout the years, people have come to realize that we, as a human race, fear the unknown. Therefore, humankind has invented preposterous superstitions to fill this very void of the unknown. Most people are superstitious in one way or another. Some absurd superstitions that have been devised over the centuries relate with issues such as: insects/animals, daily human activities, and/or folk medicines. First, absurd superstition is none other than an insect; the bee. It is stated that "if a be...

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Magic, Superstition, Mandrake
Music
INTRODUCTION: By controlling the type of music that a person listened to I believed that the music would help to shape what animal a person perceived the music to best represent. Due to the large array of animals, I anticipated that I would need to classify the animals into two groups: carnivores and herbivores. In addition, I assumed that the group herbivore1 would be present in both groups. There are many different kinds of music in our society. Music affects many people\'s lives. This can be...

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Clinical psychology, Freudian psychology, Rorschach test, Omnivore, Herbivore, Dog, Music, Classical music
Star Wars
MC 90 verses Imperial Star Destroyers. Introduction Through out the Star Wars galaxy there has been many literary battles fought with Imperial Star Destroyers and the Mon Calamari MC 80\'s. Though the victories mount on both sides the greatest battle of all is between the readers. That battle is; Which vessel is truly superior? Is it the Mon Calamari civilian pleasure cruisers or the Galactic Empires most effective War ships. In the proceeding facts will be placed on the history of each class o...

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Mon Calamari cruiser, Star Destroyer, Star Wars: TIE Fighter, Destroyer, Cruiser, Calamari
5 Species of Rhinoceros
There are only five species of rhinos that now exist. The rhinos are one of the endangered animals and are nearly extinct. There are Indian, Javan, Sumatran, African black, and African white. Don\'t you wonder why they are becoming extinct and people can\'t do much about it? Well, you will figure it out. Do you think you can easily control the rhinos? I\'m sure I can\'t because they are huge. Like the Indian rhinos, they can be up to 6 ft 4 in. high and 2 and half tons weight. The Javan rhinos,...

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Rhinoceroses, EDGE species, Sumatran rhinoceros, Black rhinoceros, White rhinoceros, Indian rhinoceros, Javan rhinoceros, International Rhino Foundation, Black rhino extinction
Czech Republic
Matthew Funk Block 2 Geography Report 1-5-99 Location: Absolute: The center of the country of Czech Republic is located at 50 degrees North and 16 degrees East. Relative: The Czech Republic is in the North-Eastern Hemisphere. It is also located on the continent of Asia. The Czech Republic is in the geographic center of Europe. The country also shares borders with four other countries (Poland, Germany, Austria, and Solvakia). The Czech territory is placed between two principal mountain systems i...

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Regions of the Czech Republic, Geography of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Republics, Bohemia, Moravia, Czechs, Krkonoe, Prague, Czech language, Beskids, Outline of the Czech Republic
Fidel Castro
I am writing a report about Fidel Castro. He is famous for taking Control of Cuba in 1959 and established a communist dictatorship. He was Born in Mayari on August 13,1927. As a boy he worked in his family sugar Plantation. Castro went to the University of Havana in 1945 and got his Degree in law in 1950. Castro married Mirta Diaz Balart. They only had one Son and soon after they had their son his wife divorced him in 1955. As a Lawyer he defended the poor and he was a candidate for the Cuban C...

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Fidel Castro, CubaUnited States relations, Order of the Quetzal, Cuba, Fidel, Early life of Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro in the Cuban Revolution
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
I went to the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert at Eastman Theatre on Thursday night, February 12, 1998. Four selections were performed. Two were by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527 and Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat major for piano and orchestra, K. 482. The other pieces were Theme and Variations: The Four Temperaments for piano and string orchestra by Paul Hindemith and Rounds for string orchestra by David Diamond. The piano soloist for the Hindemith and M...

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Piano Concerto, Variation, Paul Hindemith, Concerto, Piano Concerto No. 10, Trumpet repertoire
Eating Disorders: Types and Treatments
Eating Disorders: Types and Treatments People with Bulimia, like those with Anorexia, do not see their bodies realistically. They see themselves in as no matter what the true reflection is. To attain thinness a Bulimic will allow themselves to eat, but then, feel very guilty. As a result of this guilt they will force themselves to throw up, exercise excessively, fast, and often abuse laxatives. This cycle is called binging and purging. A person with Bulimia may range in wieght from slightly unde...

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Eating disorders, Psychiatric diagnosis, Culture-bound syndromes, RTT, Abnormal psychology, Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa, Anorexia, Hypergymnasia, National Eating Disorders Association
The Bermuda Triangle
The Bermuda Traingle, also called the Devil\'s Triangle, is the home of many unexplainable wreckages. It covers a vast area of land in the Atlantic Ocean. Although no borders are definite, most people agree on one specific area. To find that area, draw imaginary lines on a map starting at Melbourne, Florida, to Bermuda, to Puerto Rico, and back to Florida. Authors of books try to creat a mysteryby expanding those lines further out then that range and that is what causes the controversy over the...

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Bermuda Triangle, Earth mysteries, Bermuda, British North America, English colonization of the Americas, The Bermuda Triangle, Triangle, Outline of Bermuda
Prejudice in America
Hundreds of years ago racism was played out a much different way than in the present day. Then, blacks were mistreated, bought and sold as common goods. Women were allowed to hold a minimal amount of jobs, if any. Since then there have been revolutionary changes. Today slavery is outlawed in most of the world, as it is in the United States. And women are given so-called “equal” rights and job opportunities. Present day, however, racism has a new face. We no longer hold blacks and other minoriti...

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Discrimination, Hatred, Gender studies, Prejudices, Social inequality, Racism, Gender, Sexism, Symbolic racism, Laissez-faire racism
The Battle of Hastings
The battle of Hastings was responsible for the rise of England to its status of power and strength. Prior to the battle, England was a relatively meager country. The battle transformed the country into a great power. “The battle of Hastings is recognized as the first step by which England reached her present strength.” (Wilberforce, 1898, p. 226) The battle occurred October 14, 1066, in a village in England that is now known as Battle. (The town of Hastings is about six miles southeast of the b...

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Norman conquest of England, England, House of Godwin, William the Conqueror, Anglo-Normans, Battle of Hastings, Harold Godwinson, Battle of Fulford, Tostig Godwinson, Harald Hardrada, Magnus the Good, Pevensey
Medieval Communities
During the early Middle Ages, Europe was undergoing various changes and development in its recovery from the fall of Rome. Medieval civilization developed due to the fall of Rome through the integration of Greco-Roman, Christian and Germanic elements. As medieval society grew and changed, several different communities were established. Three such communities were the feudal community, the monastic community and the intellectual community. Medieval communities exhibited a bias against women whic...

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Religion, Christianity, Asceticism, Spirituality, Nun, Beguines and Beghards, Monk, Monastery, Courtly love, Double monastery, Beguinage, England in the Middle Ages
American History Examination Essay
It is the intent of this paper to prove that the "American Dream" can best be explained as a "ciity upon a hill." "Ciity upon a hill" meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of the 19th century, the Korean War, the KKK, and the Gulf War are all examples of the "American Dream" of superiority playing a part in American History. Each American has a different idea of this superiority, but nonetheless strive to achieve it, whatever it may be in. The...

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Member states of the United Nations, Republics, Presidency of Harry S. Truman, Aftermath of World War II, Korean War, Harry S. Truman, South Korea, Korea, Douglas MacArthur
Get Gonzo: Not Your Cuddly Blue Haired Journalism
“Gonzo Journalism finds it’s roots in New Journalism but takes it to the extreme. And no one else can do it like Hunter S. Thompson can do it” (Hart 1). It is hard to deny this cult author the credit that is due him after a work of journalism/ literature/ fantasy like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the heart of the American Dream. It is a savage, twisted tale of two hard core drug abusers, one a journalist and the other, a lawyer. But remember, these are not fictional chara...

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Hunter S. Thompson, Gonzo journalism, Picaresque novels, English-language films, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Gonzo, Oscar Zeta Acosta, Journalism, The Gonzo Papers, Journalism genres
The Greenhouse Effect
The greenhouse effect occurs when gases such as methane, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and CFCs trap heat in the atmosphere by acting as a pane of glass in a car. ³The glass² lets the sun light in to make heat but when the heat tries to get out the gases absorb the heat. Holding this heat in causes heat waves, droughts and climate changes which could alter our way of living. The main gases that cause the greenhouse effect are water vapor, carbon dioxide (CO2), and methane which comes mainly fr...

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Climate change, Greenhouse gases, Climate history, Atmospheric thermodynamics, Atmosphere, Global warming, Greenhouse effect, Water vapor, Carbon dioxide, Atmosphere of Earth, Ice age, Atmospheric methane
Latin Report
Tom Nigro per.6 The year is 20 B.C. and I live in the Roman Empire, actually I live in the city of Rome itself. The Roman Empire is the greatest power in the world. Although I have not traveled much I know that it is composed of the Italian peninsula, lands around the Mediterranean Sea, from the British Isles to North Africa and from Spain to the Persian Gulf. It has taken more than 700 years for Rome to establish such a large empire and fought many wars to do so. We are a republic, governed by...

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Theories of Economic Growth
The Theory of Economic growth is a Long Run theory. It concentrates on the effects of investment in raising potential national Income and ignores Short Run fluctuations of actual national income around potential income. Ideas are changing rapidly in the area of economic growth. In order to present the subject of economic growth we must first state the two important factors that affect economic growth. First is the "Investment", the second is the "Saving". Both saving and investment affect the l...

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Economic growth, Production economics, Capital, Economic theories, Microeconomics, Endogenous growth theory, Productivity, Production function, Human capital, Profit, Factors of production, Classical theory of growth and stagnation
William Shakespeare
13. Were the Elizabethans more bloodthirsty or tolerant of violence on stage than we are? In addition to the visible bloodletting, there is endless discussion of past gory deeds. Offstage violence is even brought into view in the form of a severed head. It\'s almost as though such over-exposure is designed to make it ordinary. At the same time, consider the basic topic of the play, the usurpation of the crown of England and its consequences. These are dramatic events. They can support the highl...

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Shakespearean histories, Richard III, Henry VI, Part 3, Henry VI, Part 2, William Shakespeare, Richard II, Henry VI, Part 1, BBC Television Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 1, Titus Andronicus, Cultural depictions of Richard III of England, The Wars of the Roses
Color Blindness
Color Blindness is the inability to distinguish or recognize colors. Color blindness occurs mostly in men, and is caused by a defect in the retina (nerve tissue which changes light images to nerve impulses, which the brain sees as pictures). Total color blindness, when all colors are seen as variations of gray, is known as monochromatism. Monochromatism is inherited and extremely rare; it affects men and women almost equally. Partial color blindness is called dichromatism and is generally the i...

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Color, Vision, Color blindness, Visual impairment, Ishihara test, Colour Blind, Dichromacy, Monochromacy, Sex linkage, Green
AT&T, TCI to Merge, Create New
AT&T Consumer Services Unit Summary This article discusses the merger agreement that was signed between AT&T and Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) with a stock transaction valued at $48 billion. This will help AT&T to combine its current consumer long-distance, wireless and Internet services units with TCI\'s cable, telecommunications, and high-speed Internet businesses to create a new subsidiary – AT&T Consumer Services. This merger is going to make the company be traded as a "letter" or "tracki...

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AT&T, Comcast, Tele-Communications Inc., Worldnet, Telecommunication Company of Iran, Liberty Media
The History of Surfing
Surfing is the ancient art of riding waves. No one knows for sure when surfing began; however, many surf historians accept 400 A.D. as one of the earliest verifiable periods people were riding waves (Parker). On what all historians do agree is where surfing began. Surfing originated in the Hawaiian Islands practiced not only by the common man but also by Kings and those of noble birth. Legends describe the worship of seagods, surfing heroes, and respect for the sea\'s power. Those individuals w...

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California culture, Surfing, Surfboard, Duke Kahanamoku, Alaia, International Surfing Association, Surf culture
The Cathedral
The outside, west façade of St. John’s Cathedral is extravagantly decorated. From the large sculptures, right down to the sets of doors, the detail of the work is majestic. You feel that you are an insignificant person while admiring all of the years of hard work that was put in to build this cathedral. Many of the outer sculptures around the main sets of doors are more contemporary. One sculpture shows a bus falling off a bridge and another shows a birth of a child. Another contemporary issue...

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Glass production, Stained glass, Windows
The Y2k Bug
The ending of the millennium could bring many problems to our technological society ; we have grown to rely on the most basic computer systems to make our lives convenient. In our attempts to streamline programming computer systems, we created a monster by using only the final 2-digits to represent a 4-digit year. Programmers were excited that they could save a couple of bytes of memory by cutting back the dates to 2-digit numbers. With the turning of the odometer, on December 31st, 1999, we po...

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Calendars, Software bugs, COBOL, Hazards, Year 2000 problem, Y2K, Edward Yourdon, Millennium
Albert Jung
Abstract: This lab assignment is to observe certain substances and observe its physical and chemical changes in different environmental conditions. We first observed its physical properties, such as physical state and color and recorded it on paper. Then we did different types of experiments on some of the substances and observed the chemical changes. Some of the chemical changes where endothermic, exothermic, changes in color and changing of its physical state. We recorded the observations. In...

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Chemical elements, Dietary minerals, Reducing agents, Food additives, Chlorides, Magnesium, Chemical substance, Physical change, Hydrochloric acid, Hydrogen chloride, Salt, Sulfur
The Chrysanthemums
On Henry Allen\'s ranch east of Salinas Elisa plants yellow chrysanthemums as Henry is selling thirty head of cattle to agents of the Western Meat Company. After he and Scotty go to round up the cattle, a tinker shows up. He asks for work which Elisa says she hasn\'t. He asks for seeds for a lady on his route. Elisa gives him seedlings with instructions, and then she finds work for him which he does professionally. To celebrate the sale Henry drives her to Salinas for dinner at the Cominos Hote...

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Communism
Communism-The Ideal Society? Society is flawed. There are critical imbalances in it that are causing much of humanity to suffer. In The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx is reacting to this fact by describing his vision of a perfectly balanced society, a communist society. Simply put, a communist society is one where all property is held in common. No one person has more than the other, but rather everyone shares in the fruits of their labors. Marx is writing of this society because, he believes it...

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Anti-capitalism, Socialism, Economic ideologies, Marxism, Marxist theory, Karl Marx, Communism, The Communist Manifesto, Classical Marxism, Dictatorship of the proletariat
Microphone Experiment
Abstract The experiment involved constructing a microphone from the materials given to us. Our group was supposed to make as sensitive microphone as possible. This laboratory was also intended to introduce the concept of “sensor” materials which can be made to act as electric sense organs. Our group has lost the competition, but even so by the end of the lab we understood how the microphone works and was able to construct it and test it using the Lab VIEW program. Introduction A real microphone...

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Electrical phenomena, Energy conversion, Transducers, Microphone, Sound recording, Piezoelectricity, Pickup
Oliver Twist
stark request, "Please, sir, I want some more," will thrill kids today as it always has, and the story of the street boy on the run, who lives with outlaws and then finds a safe home, is an archetypal adventure. Dickens\' novel is scary. Cruickshank\'s original pictures were true to the terror as well as the comic absurdity of the story, Yes, Dickens\' story does end in sentimental togetherness, but the terror is always there. Fagin\'s crowd was never this cute. Dickens\'s classic exploration o...

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English-language films, Period television series, British films, Fagin, Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens, Bill Sikes, Nancy, Sikes, Oliver!, Dickens' London, Artful Dodger
Music Patterns
"Remember that song we heard the other day? What was it called? I wish I could remember." If this has ever happened to you please listen carefully to what I have to say. The following journal article looks into the question; does frequency correlate with familiarity for the remembrance of songs. The hypothesis was, specifically; people with a high knowledge of certain stimulus area should be able to identify frequency patterns more often than those who had little knowledge of the area. The find...

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Mental processes, Memory, Neuropsychological assessment, Music, Recall
El Guerra de los Cien Años
1. El guerra de los cien años empezó con un argumento dinastico que origino cuando el conquesto de Inglaterra por William de Normandia creó un estado que quedo en dos lados del canal Inglaterra. 2. Muchos lideres y reyes participaron en este larga guerra. Unos importantes personas fueron Eduardo III rey de Inglaterra, Eduardo el Negro Principe de Frances, Juan II de Frances, Joan de Arca, Henry V de Frances. Todos estos reyes y guerreros jugaron un importante trabajo en este guerra. Los dos pai...

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