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  • Prom


    Teenagers today are spending more and more money on the extravagance of prom. The article by Jeffery Shaffer claims that high school proms have become an "exercise in the celebration of extravagance and indulgence." In this article negative ideas and, inappropriate messages are conveyed to teens. Many of the ideas proposed in this article are eccentric, turning school tradition into competition of unlimited spending. Although the price for prom according to Shaffer has reached "more

    Essay Length: 317 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: July
  • Promoting Violence

    Promoting Violence

    When paying close attention to many song lyrics, you can hear the promotion of violent acts. Weather it be a rap song or a country song, the promotion or violence is being spread to music fans. These songs are promoting violence by speaking of killing people, suicide and flashing their gang "signs" in their music videos. For instance, in a popular song by the hip-hop artist Eminem, he talks about shooting someone using theses lyrics,

    Essay Length: 458 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: regina
  • Promotion of School Violence

    Promotion of School Violence

    I go to gross movies and listen to heavy metal and rap music and I haven't killed anybody, does that make me a potential killer?" These things provoke anger, temper, and crummy attitudes. Gross visuals and music dull sensitivities. They teach the wrong way to handle problems. Make no mistake about this. No matter what defenders of this junk may say, violent movies, video games, and gross music have consequences that include more arguing, hitting,

    Essay Length: 576 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Bred
  • Propaganda


    Write an essay in which you analyze the effects of propaganda on today's society. You may want to discuss how propaganda sways public opinion. You would want to use specific examples of propaganda and discuss in detail how your example specifically is used to sway public opinion. People that watch T.V, read magazines or newspapers are most likely to be affected by propaganda. Propaganda is an idea used by companies, organizations, and individuals to sway

    Essay Length: 590 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Anna
  • Propaganda of the First Crusade

    Propaganda of the First Crusade

    Crusades Paper The first crusade resulted in the genocide of countless innocents and the destruction of whole Slavic cultures. Pope Urban II promised religious salvation to those who died for the cause of the church. Scores of people flocked hundreds of miles to Jerusalem where they fought and died for a "just cause." The Pope's speeches used religious justification and rewards to encourage christens on and "armed pilgrim to Jerusalem, and hatred of the Turks,

    Essay Length: 814 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • Proper Motorcycle Riding Techniques Saves Lives

    Proper Motorcycle Riding Techniques Saves Lives

    So far in Fiscal Year 2005, the Air Force has tragically lost 15 warriors to motorcycle-related deaths. Aggressive riding behavior on sport bikes has been one of the leading causes of motorcycle deaths. Other causes of fatalities are excessive speed and overestimation of riding skills. Motorcycles easily outperform all but the most expensive luxury sports cars. Sport bikes like the Suzuki GSX-R 1000 are capable of a 9.96 second quarter mile at 144.7 MPH with

    Essay Length: 280 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • Proper Telephone Etiquette

    Proper Telephone Etiquette

    Proper Telephone Etiquette I have worked at a technical college for over five years. I started out as the Admissions Assistant and have recently been promoted to the Admissions Coordinator. In both of these capacities, answering the telephone and making business telephone calls have been an integral part of my job. Effective telephone communication lends itself to the success of any type of business. The person answering a business telephone may be first contact a

    Essay Length: 1,189 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Victor
  • Properties of Carbohydrates

    Properties of Carbohydrates

    DATA COLLECTION a) Dehydration GLUCOSE m = 0.5 g OBSERVATION Change of state Color Viscosity Smell Start Solid state. White color. No. No smell. Action of heat Liquid state. Amber color. Yes. Smell of caramel. Sulphuric acid Liquid state. White color. Yes. No smell. Sulphuric acid + heat Liquid state. Black color. Yes. Smell of rotten eggs. Sulphuric acid + strongly heated Solid state. Black color. (Because of the gases volumen raises – we get

    Essay Length: 276 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Top
  • Property Rights

    Property Rights

    For the past 20 years, there has been a movement toward more open markets and greater economic freedom. The Heritage Foundation/Wall Street Journal annual Index of Economic Freedom has chronicled these changes for the past eight years. Greater economic freedom has brought prosperity, advanced innovation, and created wealth as never before. Expansion of trade, capital flows, and economic activity has permitted improvements in health care, longevity, education, and other social indicators.2 Yet, at the same

    Essay Length: 982 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Property Transactions

    Property Transactions

    Property transactions - 1 TAX 5015 Review of Property Transactions updated: January 6, 2010 Topic: Page I. An overview of cost recovery (depreciation) 1 II. Modified accelerated cost recovery system (MACRS) 3 III. The Sec. 179 election – a current deduction for a capital expenditure 6 IV. Two additional rules (limitations) for listed property 8 V. Additional first-year depreciation (30% and 50% "bonus" depreciation) 10 VI. Amortization of intangibles (including Sec. 197 intangibles) 12

    Essay Length: 4,944 Words / 20 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2011 By: Axl
  • Prophets of Regulation

    Prophets of Regulation

    Before I begin, please allow me to state, that I have never given a book review in my life. Any connection or comparison on this subject matter in relevant part to the development and implementation of U.S government regulation will be limited to New Jersey City University's political science course U.S. Government and Business and Thomas K. McCraw's, Prophets of Regulation; however, I will attempt to opinionate and structure various point of views based on

    Essay Length: 1,263 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Proposal - Organisation of a Conference for the European Dental Association

    Proposal - Organisation of a Conference for the European Dental Association

    MICE MARKETS EV301 CW1 - Individual Report Briefing ORGANISATION OF A CONFERENCE FOR THE EUROPEAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION [pic] Prepare for Mr. Andrew J. Belton Prepare by , 3BB Date 15 November 2007 Table of Content Introduction 3 Why London? 3 Venue 4 European Dental Association Conference April 2008 4 Information of the rooms 5 VIP Treatment 7 Accommodations 8 Sanctuary House Hotel 9 Jolly Hotel St Ermins 9 Marriott London County Hall 10 Working lunch

    Essay Length: 3,148 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Proposal Argument

    Proposal Argument

    Proposal Argument Dorm life. Most of us will go through college with the life changing experience of living in the dorms. Although it's mandatory for freshmen to live in the dorm, the social life of it is not too bad. The one major problem most face though is the meal plan. Meal plans are designed to allow students the freedom to eat anywhere on campus and not worry about having cash. There are many options

    Essay Length: 1,045 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Proposal for Airlines to Use the Airbus A380

    Proposal for Airlines to Use the Airbus A380

    TO: Airlines FROM: Frank A Herr DATE: August 3, 2005 SUBJECT: Proposal for airlines to use the Airbus A380 Problems As more regulations come out for maintenance on aircraft, the more expensive it becomes to maintain aircraft to keep them airworthy. Bill Burchell says, "There is a need for easier accessibility in the aircraft compartments to work more effectively and quickly." Also, there is a big problem with the recent rise in fuel cost. The

    Essay Length: 505 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Proposal for Small Business or Organization

    Proposal for Small Business or Organization

    Erick Thomas Rick’s Self-Service Auto Repair Shop 1019 Filmore Avenue Youngstown, Ohio 44505 October 26, 2014 Ms. Donna Wells MBA 101 E. Federal Street Youngstown, Ohio 44503 Dear Ms. Donna Wells: Rick’s Self Service Auto Repair Shop idea began when I was a mechanic in the Army at Fort Lewis Washington. I have much experience as an automotive mechanic. I also have an associate’s degree as a network system administrator and years of experience in

    Essay Length: 278 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2014 By: hesavdme
  • Proposal Paper

    Proposal Paper

    Jane Doe 1234 My Street Wausau, WI 54401 April 11, 2006 Joe Brown President Brown Graphics 1234 Any Street Wausau, WI 54401 Dear Joe Brown: As a long-time employee of this business, I enjoy having the opportunity to work on the machinery and now fully comprehend the insides and outs of your business. As you indicated during our meeting, group has grown to a point where it needs to dramatically enhance its pre-press department so

    Essay Length: 740 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Anna
  • Pros & Cons of Imc Channels

    Pros & Cons of Imc Channels

    Introduction Marketing is the concept of moving goods from the producer to the consumer. Marketing communication is the way of approaching to the consumer. The most effective way of marketing communication is advertising and so advertising can be referred as marketing communication channel. But there are varieties of ways to attract the consumers. And, a marketer needs to choose the effective way of communicating to their target markets. Marketing communication channels accomplish a specific communication

    Essay Length: 288 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: regina
  • Pros and Cons

    Pros and Cons

    Government gets to control a woman's body. "Back alley" abortions would increase if it were made illegal, leading to increased risk of young women dying or becoming sterile. It's arguably better for society to have babies aborted than have them be brought up poor and neglected, where not only will the child suffer but society when that child develops a higher attraction to crime, welfare, etc. One brief mistake can take away a woman's childhood

    Essay Length: 777 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Pros and Cons of Drinking

    Pros and Cons of Drinking

    The following essay will introduce you to pros and cons of drinking. It will also give you a clear understanding in why you shouldn't drink alcohol. Alcohol is a depressant; it impairs your ability to drive, slows down your reaction time and causes you to make some risky decisions that you wouldn't normally take. This essay will also help you comprehend how and why things happen, because of alcohol. Alcoholism can kill in many different

    Essay Length: 655 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: regina
  • Pros and Cons of Patriot Act

    Pros and Cons of Patriot Act

    Pros and Cons of Patriot Act The House of Representatives passed the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 on October 24, 2001. This is also known as the USA Patriot Act. The Patriot Act was designed to deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world and to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools (USA Patriot Act, 2001). The events of

    Essay Length: 401 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Pros and Cons of Sentencing Guidelines and Mandatory Minimum Sentences

    Pros and Cons of Sentencing Guidelines and Mandatory Minimum Sentences

    The United States Sentencing Commission is responsible for sentencing policy in federal courts. In 1980 they reformed the federal sentencing. The intent was to provide determinate sentencing. Determinate sentencing is a fixed period of incarceration without the possibility of parole, but time served can be reduced by accumulating good time. “Coinciding with the development of determinate sentencing has been the development of sentencing guidelines to control and structure the process and make it more rational.

    Essay Length: 581 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: July
  • Pros and Cons on the Patriot Act

    Pros and Cons on the Patriot Act

    USA Patriot Act This Act may be cited as the "Uniting and Strengthening America Act" by providing appropriate tools required to intercept and obstruct terrorism. President Bush signed the Patriot Act on October 29, 2001. It passed and with no debate voted on; many members of congress did not fully read the act. Due to the anthrax scare many Congressman did not have access to their offices. Attorney General John Ashcroft silenced any debate by

    Essay Length: 448 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Mike
  • Pros/cons of Abortion

    Pros/cons of Abortion

    Pros and Cons of Abortion Abortion is a very controversial subject that has been continually argued over for the past few years and probably many years to come. The main controversy is should abortion be legalized? First before we get into the many sides of abortion we must first define abortion. Abortion is the destruction of the fetus or unborn child while the child is still in the mother’s womb. This can be done by

    Essay Length: 2,555 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Prospectus Directive

    Prospectus Directive

    The definition given by Section 43(2) of the companies Act 1963 of a prospectus is “any prospectus, notice, circular, advertisement or other invitation, offering to the public for subscription or purchase any share or debentures of a company.” Ussher observes that the primary objective of the initiave is shareholder protection and the “chief weapon” available to the authorities in ensuring this is the compulsory disclosure of material facts upon the occasion of any invitation to

    Essay Length: 1,458 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Artur
  • Prospice


    Robert Browning's "Prospice" is a dramatic monologue written about a man's thoughts on his impending death. Browning was an ambitious poet who wrote with both great range and variety. Through the vividness of imagery, swiftness of movement, and notes of hope and courage, Browning expresses his optimistic outlook on death and the afterlife. Born in Camberwell, London, on May 7th, 1812, Browning inherited his scholastic tastes from his father-- a clerk in the Bank of

    Essay Length: 1,217 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Top
  • Prostitution


    Prostitution The term prostitution refers to the act of having sexual intercourse, or performing other sexual acts, for other motivations than the biological sexual drives (being lust and/or love), this without being physically forced to perform such acts. This excludes any form of rape from the definition. A prostitute can be motivated in many ways, the most common of which is financial compensation (University of Texas). Most prostitutes are women who offer their services to

    Essay Length: 554 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Bred
  • Prostitution


    1. Prostitution In southern California you don't hear t much about prostitution. Prostitution is mainly kept secret in America society. I believe the reason for this is because prostitution is considered degrading to women. Years ago prostitution was more accepted even though prostitutes were still considered lower class. Since then, women began to have more rights and able to work in any profession, selling their bodies became less and less. In America we are now

    Essay Length: 431 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Jon
  • Prostitution


    Have you ever met prostitutes or seen pornographic advertisement when you walked in Sham Shui Po? Surely it is very easy for everyone to meet them in the street especially at night. But have you thought about whether what they do should be legalized? Prostitution has been an annoying problem of Hong Kong for many years. In my opinion, it should not be legalized since it would lead to the expansion of the sex industry,

    Essay Length: 348 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Jack
  • Prostitution for the Early Chinese American as to the Scottish Prostitute

    Prostitution for the Early Chinese American as to the Scottish Prostitute

    Prostitution for the early Chinese American as to the Scottish Prostitute In 49 states of this country prostitution is an illegal activity. Nevada legalized prostitution, however it does not mean the entire state is open to prostitution. Indeed, only certain cities allow this act. As Troubnikoff states in Trafficking in Women and Children, "Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, frued of coercion, or in which the person induced to

    Essay Length: 543 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Protecting Yourself and Your Baby: Teen Pregnancy and Health Risks

    Protecting Yourself and Your Baby: Teen Pregnancy and Health Risks

    Teen pregnancy and health risks to both mother and infant are unfortunately closely related. In general, infants born to adolescent mothers are at a higher risk of accidental injury and poisoning, complications of prematurity, learning disabilities and cognitive problems, minor acute infections, sudden infant death syndrome. Also, rates of premature birth and low birth weight are higher among teenage mothers. Teen pregnancy and health risks go hand in hand in girls 14 years old and

    Essay Length: 490 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Venidikt
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