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  • Canadians at Hong Kong

    Canadians at Hong Kong

    battle of Hong Kong was a disaster waiting to happen to the Canadians from the Japanese. The attack of Hong Kong was an intelligent plan from the Japanese attacks on the Canadians. Hong Kong was over Canadian control when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in the USA however news did not spread to the Canadians in Hong Kong, and Hong Kong was attacked just a few hours later on December 8, 1948 (time when the

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    Essay Length: 354 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Cancer

    Cancer

    CANCER All living things are made up of cells. They are the smallest things that are capable of basic life-they take in nutrients when needed, they put out waste and they reproduce. Cells divide (reproduce) at least once during their life, sometimes dozens of times. Organisms rely on this, this is how they grow or repair themselves when they are damaged. A normal body has around 30 trillion cells. Permanent gene mutations are what cause

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • Cancer

    Cancer

    Topic: Cancer General End: To Persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that cancer is bad and they should eat a healthy diet. Central Idea: Cancer can be caused by smoking, drinking, sunburns, ect... and there are foods that can help stop cancer. I. What we eat really affects our risk of cancer. A. 35% of all cancers have a nutritional connection. 1. When lifestyle factors such as smoking and sunbathing are included the risk

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Artur
  • Cancer Research Act of 2001

    Cancer Research Act of 2001

    Running Head: Hematological Cancer Research Act The Hematological Cancer Research Investment and Education Act of 2001 Joe Smith University of Houston-Clear Lake May 1, 2005 The Hematological Cancer Research Investment and Education Act of 2001 The startling reality remains that a great number of people are diagnosed and die of cancer each and every year. Since the beginning of the 1970's, billions of dollars have been funded researching cures and preventions for the numerous types

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Cancer Treatments and Discussion of Possible Drug Functions

    Cancer Treatments and Discussion of Possible Drug Functions

    Characteristics of Cancer Cells 1. They constantly and relentlessly reproduce. 2. The do not obey signals from other neighboring cells. 3. They do not anchor to other cells. 4. The do no specialize in any cell function. They remain immature. Surgery is one of the main treatments for cancer. It is a local treatment. This means it only treats one particular part of the body. Which is, of course, the part the surgeon operates on.

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Edward
  • Candice's Trip to the Emergency Room

    Candice's Trip to the Emergency Room

    Candice's Trip to the Emergency Room Being a parent is like riding an emotional roller-coaster ride, especially when the ride involves our children getting hurt. One exhausting experience that stands out in my mind is a bike accident with my oldest daughter Candice, which resulted in her first trip to the emergency room. Candice was six at the time and had recently learned how to ride her bike without training wheels. She liked doing tricks

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: July
  • Candle That Lights the World

    Candle That Lights the World

    Cuba is in upheaval, China has three people per square foot, and Spain's main source of income comes from tourism, it seems as if this chaos was inevitable. As an American, it causes me much distress to think what the world would be without the United States. The people of the earth look to America for guidance and aid. It's our nation's duty--- nay, it is our Constitutional responsibility to insure the welfare of the

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Artur
  • Candy

    Candy

    Candy Thesis: I. Introduction A. Opening Statement B. Thesis II. Skittles A. B. I would like to think of myself as a healthy eater. I try not to eat much meat during the week and I always eat a variety vegetables. Nevertheless, I have this weakness that renders all my attempts at healthy eating D.O.A. Of course I am talking about candy. Even thought it is almost completely made of sugar, I cannot get enough.

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    Submitted: May 19, 2010 By: Artur
  • Cantebary Tales

    Cantebary Tales

    "But let me briefly make my purpose plain; I preach for nothing but for greed of grain and use the same old text, as bold as brass, the root of evil is desire." (Pardoner's Tale, 1-5, p. 129) In the narrative poem "Pardoner's Tale" the author Geoffrey Chaucer warns his audience the dangers of evil, greed, and desire. The short excerpt from the story above is true because all evil actions committed by criminals are

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    Essay Length: 1,118 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Monika
  • Canterbury Tales

    Canterbury Tales

    Canterbury Tales Character Analysis Chaucer's greatest work came after everything else. Canterbury tales was the last of his literary works. It followed such stories as Troilus and Creseyde. It is considered as one of the greatest works of literature during the English Middle Age. The ironic thing is that it wasn't even finished the way Chaucer had intended it to. He had planned to have over a hundred tales, four for each pilgrim. He ended

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Monika
  • Canto Xiv - Dante and Virgil

    Canto Xiv - Dante and Virgil

    Canto XIV begins with Dante and Virgil arriving at the border of the third subcircle which is the seventh circle of Hell. As they continued walking they make references to the sand being very hot, having "broad flakes of fire", and they came up on a giant that Virgil identified as Capaneus. Capaneus is viewed as a warrior with a lot of pride. Capaneus' significance in understanding Inferno is due to the fact that his

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    Essay Length: 510 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Jon
  • Cantonese Vs. Taishanese: A Study of the Two Most Ubiquitous Dialects in Chinatowns Worldwide

    Cantonese Vs. Taishanese: A Study of the Two Most Ubiquitous Dialects in Chinatowns Worldwide

    As the well known and revered Chinese-American historian remarked, "When the Chinese arrived in America, they brought their language along as cultural baggage as well as mores and customs that had evolved in one of the world's great civilizations" (Louie, 1). The history of the Cantonese, or Yue, language is more than 2,000 years old, making it older than Mandarin, the official language of China, which only has 700 to 800 years of history. Around

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    Essay Length: 1,853 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Artur
  • Capability Study

    Capability Study

    PROCESS CAPABILITY Being in control of a manufacturing process using statistical process control (SPC) is not enough. An "in-control" process can produce bad or out-of-spec product. Manufacturing processes must meet or be able to achieve product specifications. Further, product specifications must be based on customers requirements. Process capability is the repeatability and consistency of a manufacturing process relative to the customer requirements in terms of specification limits of a product parameter. This measure is used

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: regina
  • Capacity of the Mentally Ill to Conclude Contracts

    Capacity of the Mentally Ill to Conclude Contracts

    Explain the law relating to the mentally ill to conclude contracts and consider why these rules exist. Introduction A contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more persons that is recognised by the courts. In order for an agreement to be legally binding there are certain criteria that have to be met. One of these criteria is capacity. The majority of us have the capacity to form a legally binding agreement, however certain

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Capital Asset Pricing Model

    Capital Asset Pricing Model

    Capital Asset Pricing Model has no practical value as it relies on many unrealistic assumptions” Financial economist William Sharpe developed the Capital Asset Pricing Model. The model was introduced in Sharpe’s book; "Portfolio Theory and Capital Markets" in 1970. Sharpe was later awarded the Nobel laureate in economics in recognition of his work on this model.The CAPM theory concerns the way assets are priced, considering their risk. The CAPM was the answer to a question

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • Capital Assets Pricing Model

    Capital Assets Pricing Model

    The Capital Assets Pricing Model is used to determine the necessary rate of return for an investment should it be determined worthwhile. This model factors in the sensitivity of an investment to risk in addition to the anticipated returns of the market and the investment. This model also recognizes the importance of an investor developing a market portfolio. The concept of the market portfolio demonstrates that in order to find financial success, an investor must

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    Essay Length: 470 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Capital Badgeting

    Capital Badgeting

    WHAT IS CAPITAL BUDGETING? Capital budgeting is a required managerial tool. One duty of a financial manager is to choose investments with satisfactory cash flows and rates of return. Therefore, a financial manager must be able to decide whether an investment is worth undertaking and be able to choose intelligently between two or more alternatives. To do this, a sound procedure to evaluate, compare, and select projects is needed. This procedure is called capital budgeting.

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    Essay Length: 2,674 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Capital Budgeting Simulations

    Capital Budgeting Simulations

    In working through the Capital Budgeting Simulations many areas bring many risks to the table. The major risk associated not so much with a decision, but how the decision is made, is that of being favorable in one direction. It is easily realized that by being conservative, moderate, or aggressive can heavily sway the NPV for any given proposal. A better way to think about this is if we compare these terms to pessimistic and

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    Essay Length: 1,858 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Mike
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Life is a precious gift from God. Even when a person has no material possessions, life will still be possessed. In light of these observations it is logical to believe that murder, the taking of another person's life, is the most extreme of crimes. Penalties given to criminals should match the crimes committed. Therefore, the worst crime possible, murder, should receive the worst penalty possible, death. One argument against the death penalty is the Bible

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    Essay Length: 587 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Capital punishment is the ultimate sentence for a criminal. The question many Americans ask themselves today is whether the death penalty serves justice or immorality. The United States is one of the few industrialized countries in the world that continues to use capital punishment. The death penalty is morally wrong. It is the cruel and inhumane taking of a life and fails to eradicate the severe criminal behavior throughout American society. Contrary to popular belief,

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    Essay Length: 1,178 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Jack
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Outline I. Religious Views a. Hinduism b. Jainism c. Buddhism d. Judaism and Christianity e. Islam II. Who a. Countries b. States c. Juveniles III. What Ways IV. Why, Laws Broken a. Laws about it b. Cost c. Wrongful accusation V. Increased Murder Rate VI. Conclusion Did you know, that according to a study at North Carolina State, a murder case cost 2.16 million dollars more with a death penalty then with a sentence of

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Victor
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    In the past "capital" in the term capital punishment, referred to the person's head, which would be severed to deliver death. In current days, Capital punishment takes a new meaning bringing with it moral and ethical questions. The main reason for this argument being, "is it justifiable?" Can the death of a person, though a criminal, be beneficial for society as well as justifiable or does it corrupt the values of the people and lead

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Imagine a man who commits murder once, is sentenced to a Twenty-five-year imprisonment, then gets to return to the streets after only serving fifteen-years simply because , and then he kills again. He is caught and imprisoned again only to be released a second time. The possibility of this happening is great since one in ten death row inmates have been convicted of murder at least once in their criminal life. This means that most

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment Capital punishment is punishment by death for committing a crime. Since the early 1800's, most executions have resulted from convictions for murder. The death penalty has also been imposed for other serious crimes such as armed robbery, kidnapping, rape and treason. People disagree about whether capital punishment is moral or is effective in discouraging crime. Questions that are most often argued when discussing capital punishment fall into three categories: Does capital punishment save

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    Essay Length: 287 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Monika
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment can be described as the penalty of death for commission of a crime. Capital punishment is a controversial issue in the United States and, indeed, in most of the world, with many prominent organizations and individuals participating in the debate. Arguments for and against it are based on moral, practical, religious, and emotional grounds. (Wikepida Enclyopodia). The death penalty is the harshest form of punishment in the United States today, which also makes

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    Essay Length: 1,587 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Artur
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    I believe that capital punishment is a justifiable means of punishment for the most heinous crimes. In addition, the means of execution should not matter if the basic principle behind this form of justice can be justified by the specific crime. This is why my opinion is that any form of capital punishment in effect in the United States today is warranted and fair. Executions have drawn a great deal of publicity to the subject

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    Essay Length: 404 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Monika
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment is the act of executing a condemned criminal in the name of the law. Only the worst of criminals get the death penalty in the United States. Some examples of why they would get the death penalty would be if the defendant was convicted of a heinous crime. Many states have abolished the death penalty because it's "cruel" and "inhumane" to the convicted. I ask you this: what punishment makes justice for murder?

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    Essay Length: 1,605 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Janna
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Murderers deserve capital punishment! Throughout the years capital punishment has been a much debated subject. There are those who oppose it and those who favor it. Our textbook defines capital punishment as "The death penalty" (Schmalleger, 2003, p.406). Capital punishment is recognized by many as the ultimate penalty. Persons who receive the death penalty will, more than likely, have committed a terrible crime like murder. The death penalty has been around for many centuries, it

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    Essay Length: 1,262 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Anna
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    Capital punishment is very controversial and there are many reasons why people oppose it including that it is very expense. I also believe that capital punishment, although costly, is absolutely necessary in protecting the citizens of this country and should not be put aside simply because of monetary reasons. It is true that capital punishment is expensive, from trials to appeals to years behind bars; it takes a lot of money. Housing a person for

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    Essay Length: 385 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Monika
  • Capital Punishment

    Capital Punishment

    The use of capital punishment in the U.S. is a growing concern for most American citizens. According to statistics seventy percent of Americans are in support of the death penalty, while only thirty percent are against it. These statistics show that few people are against capital punishment ("Fact" 1). With the use of the death penalty growing the controversy is becoming more heated. With only twelve states left not enforcing it the resistance is becoming

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    Essay Length: 1,420 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Tasha
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