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  • A New Age of Discrimination

    A New Age of Discrimination

    A New Age of Discrimination Many upcoming high school graduates have aspirations of continuing his or her education at a major university. In order to become accepted into a college of one’s choice, he or she must dedicate time and efforts to obtain the grades required. People have been taught that through hard work and dedication comes the reward of a better future. Although this seems to be the ideal and just situation, our

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Jon
  • A New Age of Discrimination

    A New Age of Discrimination

    A New Age of Discrimination Many upcoming high school graduates have aspirations of continuing his or her education at a major university. In order to become accepted into a college of one’s choice, he or she must dedicate time and efforts to obtain the grades required. People have been taught that through hard work and dedication comes the reward of a better future. Although this seems to be the ideal and just situation, our nation

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    Submitted: June 3, 2010 By: Monika
  • A New Approach to Friendliness

    A New Approach to Friendliness

    Running Head: A New Approach to Friendliness Ecstasy Use: A New Approach to Friendliness Statement of Problem The beliefs surrounding ecstasy users are extremely sensitive to the population of the United States; the young culture in the United States is more prone to ecstasy use. Analyzing any supportive data that could potentially affect ecstasy usage is an important reason to study such a topic because of the value people place on life. If ecstasy use

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    Essay Length: 1,397 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • A New Health Care System

    A New Health Care System

    A New Health Care System One of the major problems nagging America is the need for a new health care system. The number of uninsured Americans needing medical treatment is rising. Medicare, a major part of the American health care system, is projected to go broke in 2019 according to USA Today’s article, “Congress refuses to swallow cures for ailing Medicare.” I have seen this ruin people’s pursuit of happiness. I worked in a nursing

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Bred
  • A New Level of Justice

    A New Level of Justice

    A New Level of Justice On April 19, 1995, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was bombed, killing 168 people and injuring more than 800 people. Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were found guilty of the terrorist attack and were sentenced to death. On June 11, 2001, McVeigh was executed. His sentence took six years to be followed through with. On the day he was to be executed, people lined the streets

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Artur
  • A New Modest Proposal

    A New Modest Proposal

    There is a growing problem in this country that divides many of our good citizens, and places them against one another. Every American will agree with me when I say that the issue of the death penalty has become so brutal that it has perhaps even surpassed the severity of the death penalty itself. The infighting between American brothers and sisters has got to stop if we are to advance as a society toward working

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A New Solution of the Missile Defend Crisis

    A New Solution of the Missile Defend Crisis

    Background: The US has planed to deploy a Missile Shield in the region of East Europe including to locate interceptor rockets in Poland and a radar base in the Czech Republic with its purpose to defend the potential threat from the so-called Ў°rogue nationЎ± which indicates Iran. But the project has provoked Russia. President Putin thought the true purpose of the US is to restrict Russia rather than towards Iran. As a response, he threatened

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A New Way to Die

    A New Way to Die

    A NEW WAY TO DIE Electrocution. Firing squad. Hanging. Gas chamber. Lethal injection. Any of these sound familiar? These are the existing methods of execution that are used today by the 38 states supporting the death penalty. Are these forms of the death penalty humane? Is the death penalty itself humane? Is there a viable humane alternative to these methods? Throughout history, the humanity of the death penalty, its methods, and its deployment have been

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    Essay Length: 1,643 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Passage to India

    A Passage to India

    Introduction "East is east and West is west, and never the twain shall meet." The British poet Rudyard Kipling who was born in India in 1865 and lived there for several years as an adult, once wrote. This quote was written long before E.M Forester wrote the novel “A Passage to India” in 1924, but gives the understanding of the general theme of the novel. That the people of the east and west cultures will

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    Essay Length: 1,326 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Perfect Society

    A Perfect Society

    The Perfect Things Before answering the question, “What is an ideal society?” you must first be sure of the actual meaning of the word society. Some probably think its obvious, but to be clear, a society is a grouping of individuals who share common interests and may have distinctive culture and institutions. The members of these societies may be from different ethnic groups and it can be a particular people such as the Saxons, a

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: regina
  • A Permanent Death - Capital Punishment

    A Permanent Death - Capital Punishment

    A Permanent Death - Capital Punishment There are five basic reasons that society uses when imposing "punishment" that I've been able to conclude from my readings. I will discuss these societal concepts and show that the death penalty does not serve to further them. As a result William Smith should not be subject to the death penalty and in fact the same should be abolished from our system of "punishment". Deterrence Deterrence is basically defined

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Fatih
  • A Person with a Long-Term Condition May Face Many Challenges in Sticking to a Treatment Programme. Using Diabetes as an Example, Discuss These Challenges and the Kinds of Health Care Support That May Help a Person to Overcome Them.

    A Person with a Long-Term Condition May Face Many Challenges in Sticking to a Treatment Programme. Using Diabetes as an Example, Discuss These Challenges and the Kinds of Health Care Support That May Help a Person to Overcome Them.

    I can identify three kinds of reason why people may experience challenges. I will be discussing them each in turn. Diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose in the blood is high because the body cannot use it properly, this is because the pancreas does not produce any insulin or not enough insulin to help glucose enter the body's cells or the insulin that is produced does not work properly, known as

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    Submitted: May 10, 2011 By: keidi
  • A Personal Look at Euthanasia

    A Personal Look at Euthanasia

    A Personal Look at Euthanasia Recent debates over active euthanasia, "killing" a terminally ill patient, in Holland, has raised the question whether euthanasia is immoral or a simple human right. Doctors seem to have no doubt. They made an oath. The definition of Euthanasia depends on whether it is active or passive. Active Euthanasia is only allowed in Holland, and it means that the doctor takes direct measures to put a patient to sleep, where

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Jessica
  • A Positive Body Image Is an Important Part of Overall Health and Wellbeing

    A Positive Body Image Is an Important Part of Overall Health and Wellbeing

    Is a Positive Body Image an Important part of Overall health and Well-being? Do you agree or disagree? I strongly agree that positive body image is an important part of overall health and well-being. Body Image is the perception a person has of their physical self-appearance, and the thoughts and feelings provoked from that perception. On this basis, a positive body image is undoubtedly an important part of a person’s overall health and wellbeing. It

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    Submitted: February 22, 2016 By: Emma McDermott
  • A Prayer for Listening and Reading

    A Prayer for Listening and Reading

    A Prayer for Listening and Reading Reading also gave one confidence in and familiarity with language, which was a necessary tool for forming those nearly constant comments on what one had observed. Grandmother had her doubts about the radio, although she conceded that the modern world moved at such a pace that keeping up with it defied the written word; listening after all, required some effort, and the language one increasingly stumbled over in newspapers

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Price Cap for Fuel: American’s Ultimate Cost

    A Price Cap for Fuel: American’s Ultimate Cost

    A Price Cap for Fuel: American’s Ultimate Cost With the rising global awareness of the United States, the increase in expense of crude oil has shown a chink in the nation’s armor. Most analysts agree that the nation is headed for serious trouble in transportation, due to the fact that the number of vehicles on the road has increased, along with the number of barrels of oil that the U.S. consumes on a yearly basis.

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Top
  • A Recipe for Disaster: The Truth About America's Favorite Soft Drink

    A Recipe for Disaster: The Truth About America's Favorite Soft Drink

    For a while now the general public has been warned about the risk of becoming overweight from the over consumption of soda. Now researchers have claimed that high fructose corn syrup, a key ingredient in the soda mixture, may be causing long term damage to the kidneys. Kidneys, one of the essential organs, are significant to the wellness of the body because they filter out excess wastes and fluids. Most kidney diseases, like diabetes

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    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Wirda
  • A Reflective Report Which Discusses Key Issues Related to the Successful Inclusion of All Learners in Mathematical Activity and Enquiry.

    A Reflective Report Which Discusses Key Issues Related to the Successful Inclusion of All Learners in Mathematical Activity and Enquiry.

    A reflective report which discusses key issues related to the successful inclusion of all learners in mathematical activity and enquiry. Introduction. In this essay I plan to write a reflective and analytical report as to how all children, taking into account their individual needs, can be included successfully in engaging in mathematical activities and enquiries in the daily numeracy hour. I will focus on the issues of providing a curriculum which can be accessed by

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    Essay Length: 1,267 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Right to Honour Our Instincts

    A Right to Honour Our Instincts

    A Right to Honour Our Instincts: Examining the responsibility of a society to the well-being of its people through national healthcare systems A constant issue facing economically well off cultures, such as present day Canada, is that of wealth distribution: of who is entitled to the benefits stemming from the resources and capital which the society holds, to what extent they are entitled and of what type of institutions should the society offer to protect

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A River Runs Thruough It

    A River Runs Thruough It

    so his house is safe • he returned to th ehouse, he had fun but the notion of age is still with him • all the friends decide that what danny needs is a huge party • the whole town gets behind them and has this massive house party • danny became legendary eith this party • at the end danny took up a chair leg and began to challenge any one to a fight

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    A Rose For Emily In the short story, A Rose for Emily, there are numerous contributing factors to Miss Emily's desire to kill Homer Barron. Several of the reasons were the influence of the people throughout her life, such as, her father, the women in the town, and Homer Barron himself. Miss Emily’s father had a major impact on her life even though he were dead all through the story. Emily’s father kept her from

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    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Scientific Report on Whether Athletics Should Be Instated at Basten College

    A Scientific Report on Whether Athletics Should Be Instated at Basten College

    Basten College The Champions of the East A Scientific Report On Whether Athletics Should Be Instated At Basten College Presented By: Erich Ziegler SMC 111 Final Project Professor Jay Basten 4-17-01 An intercollegiate athletics program at Basten College would provide many positives for the college. We would like to focus on the benefits to the majority of your students which would be spectators and athletes. These include health benefits, social benefits, and the effects on

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    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Severe Burden on Working Men and Women

    A Severe Burden on Working Men and Women

    Page 1 of 5 A Severe Burden on Working Men and Women In the wake of the September eleventh attacks, America is faced with a long-term war against terrorism. The American people have embraced themselves for a war for an indefinite period of time against an unfamiliar enemy. America has become united and partisanship has been placed aside. Those issues that our political leaders grumbled about before the attacks are no longer on the

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Bred
  • A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid

    A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid

    The beginning of A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid opens in second-person and talks about the tourism in a post-independent Antigua, in the British West Indies. Written in the 1980’s the book is a natives view on how Antigua operates today, and how it differs from the past. The opening section keenly addresses the reader as “you” and describes how beautiful Antigua used to be. She addresses topics in the first section such as

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Sociological Study of Deviance: Oklahoma City Bombing

    A Sociological Study of Deviance: Oklahoma City Bombing

    Joseph Jordan Sociology 3/19/2006 A Sociological Study of Deviance: Oklahoma City Bombing The Oklahoma City Bombing was a very special event in American history, it was the biggest act of domestic terrorism until 9/11. The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, which was an office complex in Oklahoma City, was bombed and 168 people were killed. Timothy McVeigh, the subject of my paper, was behind the bombings, and later executed. On April 15, 1995 Timothy McVeigh

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Jon
  • A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury

    A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury

    A Sound of Thunder Theme The short story “A Sound of Thunder” by Ray Bradbury is about a hunter, Eckels who pays a company to take him back in time to kill a dinosaur. One theme the story develops is tiny actions leads up to huge consequences. The author develops this theme through foreshadowing. Three examples is Travis explains that changes that seem minor now turn major in the future. The second example is the

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    Submitted: September 8, 2018 By: blargh
  • A Spectrum of Poison

    A Spectrum of Poison

    A Spectrum of Poison The Vietnam War is one of the most infamous and remembered of the past generation. Spanning from 1959 to 1975, many lives, both Vietnamese and American alike were taken from this world, over 1.4 million American lives to be more precise. During this time, the United States commenced a special military operation called “Trail Dust”. With this introduction of this program, the Americans introduced a massive amount of chemical herbicide into

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Janna
  • A Study of Gangs

    A Study of Gangs

    Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings' personal

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • A Study of Managing Workplace Negativity

    A Study of Managing Workplace Negativity

    A Study of Managing Workplace Negativity ORIENTATION TO TOPIC People with negative emotions have a much greater chance of experiencing negative stress and are more likely to experience dissatisfaction with their lives and jobs.1 Some people appear to be born with a genetic predisposition toward negativity while others appear to become negative as a result of their environment. There are those who agree that one’s personality is a combination of genetic make-up and life experiences.2

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    Essay Length: 6,753 Words / 28 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Study of Paediatric Hiv/aids and the Impact of This Disease on the ‘mommies’ at the Cyril Ross Nursery

    A Study of Paediatric Hiv/aids and the Impact of This Disease on the ‘mommies’ at the Cyril Ross Nursery

    PROBLEM STATEMENT A study of paediatric HIV/AIDS and the impact of this disease on the ‘Mommies’ at the Cyril Ross Nursery. INTRODUCTION HIV/AIDS is a very serious problem, especially in the Caribbean, which has the highest HIV rate in the world, after Sub-Saharan Africa. As a global disease, HIV/AIDS had attracted both positive and negative emotions; from compassion, solidarity and support, to stigma, repression and discrimination. Statement of Problem This study explores the experiences

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    Essay Length: 4,385 Words / 18 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Wendy

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