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  • Historical Events

    Historical Events

    Social Security Act (1935) With a dramatic increase in life expectancy and decreases in mortality rates, many old People live their later lives with chronic illnesses and disabilities. As a result, long-term care is becoming an important part of service to the elderly population. The US General Accounting Office (1994) reports that more than 12 million Americans need long-term care and 55% of them are people aged 65 or older (Binstock, Cluff, & Mering, 1996).

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • History

    History

    In the play Antigone, I choose Creon to be the tragic hero because he is the King of Thebes and he looses everything he has. Creon being King makes the audience believe that something like that can happen to the King then what can happen to us. Antigone the niece of Creon, The sister of Polyneices was punished by Creon for burying Polyneces after his death, Creon has forbidden anybody to do so. Once Creon

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Stenly
  • History

    History

    stagnant water drizzled down the stream leading me into a place that was unpleasantly easy to discover. Slowly walking through the bush, exploring what would mean more to me than I could ever imagine. Suddenly a squirrel, dear or maybe even a bear disturbs the brush behind me. In that instance I am out of the fogy abyss before anything can escalate further. Once a summer my family would pack up the big white van

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Vika
  • History

    History

    What does it mean to lead? Why are there separations and distinctions in leadership? Nearly every corner of society is laced with theories and expectations of leadership. One expert will state an inherited perspective of leadership, while others will argue that it is something that is earned. Purposely avoiding the theory, we must dive head first into leadership; a taste that is laced with pure emotion and controlled by logic. Great leaders demonstrate different characteristics.

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Bred
  • History

    History

    1. In paragraph form and with reference to the story, discuss Alfred's character. In the story, "All the Years of Her Life" the main character is Alfred. In my eyes, the story portrays Alfred has a dependent, not trustworthy, not reliable, and a troubled individual. Alfred is a dependent individual because he is still living with his parents and is not able to keep a job, making him live off of his parents. He is

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Fonta
  • History

    History

    1. In paragraph form and with reference to the story, discuss Alfred's character. In the story, "All the Years of Her Life" the main character is Alfred. In my eyes, the story portrays Alfred has a dependent, not trustworthy, not reliable, and a troubled individual. Alfred is a dependent individual because he is still living with his parents and is not able to keep a job, making him live off of his parents. He is

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Edward
  • History and Rules of Tennis

    History and Rules of Tennis

    Social Anxiety Disorder Social anxiety disorders affect many people throughout the country. They can, in a sense, cripple the attitude that a person has towards the outside world. Sometimes a social anxiety disorder can be though of as just being shy, but it never goes away or lessens. As time goes on, the person will get worse and worse if no treatment is administered. They could possibly confine themselves to their own home, and never

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Jon
  • History and Science Behind Mri: Open or Closed Case?

    History and Science Behind Mri: Open or Closed Case?

    History and Science Behind MRI: Open or Closed Case? Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has been called one of the most comprehensive and efficacious diagnostic imaging modalities in medical history. It became a viable clinical technique in 1982 and during its relatively short lifetime has become the primary imaging modality for investigations of the brain, spinal cord, spine, cancellous bone, and joints. It is widely used for the identification and staging of tumors, investigations of large

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Andrew
  • History by Analogy

    History by Analogy

    Like Houghton, Jespersen writes of the reasoning behind the supposed necessity of using history by analogy. However, Jespersen, more so than Houghton alludes to the mistakes and misconceptions that are obtained through using historical analogy. Additionally Jespersen notes how often the wrong analogy is initially made in the wake of an attack or historical event. Jespersen claims that immediately following 9/11 many jumped to the conclusion that this was the equivalent of a modern day

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Max
  • History Causation

    History Causation

    World War 1 started in 1914 where Germany where blamed of causing it. This essay will be explaining if it was really Germany their fault of causing World War 1 and if it was inevitable. There were early signs in Europe that World War was going to come. In Blackadder Goes Forth, Baldrick opined that the war began when 'Arch Duke shot an ostrich because he was hungry'. His garbled version of the assassination of

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • History of Argentina

    History of Argentina

    History Modern Argentina is a nation of immigrants. During its history, people from all over the world came to live in Argentina. People from Europe, Africa, and elsewhere have immigrated to Argentina. Because of this, much of Argentina's culture is a reflection of European and African culture. A lot of what you can see and hear in modern Argentina has its roots in Europe and Africa .The earliest inhabitants of Argentina were nomadic tribes of

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Fonta
  • History of Ballet

    History of Ballet

    The History of Ballet The first experience of watching a ballet, for me or any little girl, can be fascinating and exhilarating. Wondering how a dancer can be so steady on her toes as she spins in circles and leaps through the air. Watching a ballet, there is a feeling of wanting to be graceful, as well as the warm sensation felt by a little girl as she slips into dream land. My mom had

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Bred
  • History of Civil Aviation

    History of Civil Aviation

    Civil aviation came about after World War one when pioneers explored new uses for aircraft, before that aircraft were only used for war purposes. In 1908 the British army developed aircraft, a few years before in 1904 J. E. Cooper, from the British war office, visited the Wright Brothers. His aim was to bring back information and skills on aircraft. This did not happen because the Wright brothers asked for $100,000 for the method of

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Tommy
  • History of College Football

    History of College Football

    NCAA football has been an intercollegiate sport for more then one hundred years. The first game was played on Nov 6, 1869 between Rutgers University and Princeton University. The game was at college field (now the site of the college avenue gymnasium) in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Rutgers won by a score of 6 to 4, but the game showed little resemblance of today's game. The rules were from the English Football Association, the basis

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • History of Computers

    History of Computers

    The earliest existence of a modern day computer's ancestor was the abacus. These date back to almost 2000 years ago. It is simply a wooden rack holding parallel wires on which beads are strung. When these beads are moved along the wire according to "programming" rules that the user must memorize, all ordinary arithmetic operations can be performed. The next innovation in computers took place in 1694 when Blaise Pascal invented the first "digital calculating

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Tasha
  • History of Computers

    History of Computers

    The earliest existence of a modern day computer's ancestor was the abacus. These date back to almost 2000 years ago. It is simply a wooden rack holding parallel wires on which beads are strung. When these beads are moved along the wire according to "programming" rules that the user must memorize, all ordinary arithmetic operations can be performed. The next innovation in computers took place in 1694 when Blaise Pascal invented the first "digital calculating

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • History of Fashion

    History of Fashion

    Fashion is defined as a style of dress that is popular during a certain time or era ("Fashion", 1). It often changes and reflects a persons' social class in old days. In modern times it reflects personality. Fads come and go as people find new and different things to like. Until the 20th century fashion changed very slowly. In the 20th century fashions change as quickly as lightning because of mass production and fast moving

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Steve
  • History of Films

    History of Films

    Main article: History of film In the 1860s, mechanisms for producing artificially created, two-dimensional images in motion were demonstrated with devices such as the zoetrope and the praxinoscope. These machines were outgrowths of simple optical devices (such as magic lanterns) and would display sequences of still pictures at sufficient speed for the images on the pictures to appear to be moving, a phenomenon called persistence of vision. Naturally, the images needed to be carefully designed

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • History of Golf

    History of Golf

    There is general agreement that the Scots were the earliest of golf addicts but who actually invented the game is open to debate. We know that golf has existed for at least 500 years because James II of Scotland, in an Act of Parliament dated March 6, 1457, had golf and football banned because these sports were interfering too much with archery practice sorely needed by the loyal defenders of the Scottish realm! It has

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: regina
  • History of Jazz and Classical Music

    History of Jazz and Classical Music

    History of Jazz and Classical Music Upon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with a wide variety of choices in recorded music. These choices not only include a multitude of artists, but also a wide diversity of music categories. These categories run the gamut from easy listening dance music to more complex art music. On the complex side of the scale are the categories known as Jazz and Classical music. Some of the

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • History of Jeep

    History of Jeep

    The word "Jeep" today is a commonplace for the manufacturer which is well know for its four-wheel-drive vehicles. Many vehicle manufacturers can be identified with specific vehicles they produce that have made a mark in history, but no vehicle made such a mark as did Jeep. The reason Jeep is recognized as being one of the most versatile, reliable and capable vehicles ever produced is because of the great impact it had on society in

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • History of Juvenile Justice

    History of Juvenile Justice

    Until the 19th century, children were punished and confined in the same ways as adults. Early jails housed men, women, adults, juveniles, sane and insane all together. Houses of Refuge In the early 1800's reformers became concerned about the overcrowded conditions in the jails and the corruption youth experienced when confined with adult felons. The first House of Refuge opened in New York in 1825, as a facility exclusively for children. By the 1840's, 53

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Fonta
  • History of Medicine

    History of Medicine

    The medieval period is normally not associated with advances in technology, nor with contributions that benefit society. Yet, our medicine today owes much of its development to physicians of that time. Medicine of that era was strongly influenced by superstition and the doctrine of the Christian church, and did not have much foundation for practical application. The need for medicine in Middle Ages was certainly great, considering the extreme amounts of plague and disease prevalent

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Fatih
  • History of Paintbal

    History of Paintbal

    >>>>>>>>>>>>Some Parts are made up Paintball is quite a new sport and is becoming more and more popular. It has been around since 1982, but professional paintball teams have just recently come together in 2002. The rules of paintball are not very complicated and are very concise. The game is very entertaining to play. There are also plenty of different types of products used to play the game. It is the one of the only

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    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • History of Paper

    History of Paper

    Paper making is one of the inventions by Chinese. 105 A.D. is often cited as the year in which papermaking was invented. In that year, historical records show that the invention of paper was reported to the Eastern Han Emperor Ho-di by Ts'ai Lun, an official of the Imperial Court. Recent archaeological investigations, however, place the actual invention of papermaking some 200 years earlier. Ts'ai Lun broke the bark of a mulberry tree into fibres

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Mikki
  • History of Photography

    History of Photography

    The History of, and Impact of, Photography on our World Photography is a process frequently used in areas of media, art, and science as well as practical everyday use. It is used to inform society of different issues, used to document a wide range of things and is used to capture everyday memories for the years to come. It is used everywhere in today's society and through technology has advanced tremendously since its beginnings. The

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    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Fonta
  • History of Pilaties

    History of Pilaties

    In order to understand the basics of Pilates and why it can work for you, you first need to understand where Pilates came from. Pilates was originally formed in Germany by a man of the same name, Joseph Pilates. Joseph Pilates had many health afflictions as a child. The boy wanted to overcome the hardships he faced. He hoped exercise would not only boost his morale, but also his body's defense against his illnesses. The

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • History of Rap

    History of Rap

    History of Rap Rap Music, a genre of R&B that includes rhythmic poetry put over a musical background. The background consists of beats combined with digitally isolated sound bites from other recordings. The first recording of rap was made in 1979 and the genre began to take notice in the U.S. in the mid-1980s. Though the name rap is often used back and forth with hip hop. The name hip-hop comes from one of the

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Janna
  • History of Snow Boarding

    History of Snow Boarding

    History of Snowboarding Snowboarding is the world's fastest growing winter sport and is set to become even more popular than skiing. It is still a young sport and there are many people eager to learn more about the enjoyment the sport has to offer. Without going to a mountain and taking a few lessons it is hard to fully appreciate what the sport really is, and the sensation that riding a snowboard gives. This essay

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Kevin
  • History of Surfing

    History of Surfing

    A Surf Tale An account of surfing's thousand year voyage from the kings of Hawaii, to the surfers exile from society, to the multi-billion dollar industry of today. The Sun's radiation heats the upper atmosphere, sending the energy toward the earth's surface and finally mixes with the planet's counter-rotational currents, creating jetstream flows. The winds flow over the ocean's surface creating friction that spawns chops, pushing up the seas forming perfect bands of open ocean

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    Essay Length: 1,888 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mike
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