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  • Environmental Trends and Conditions in Administrative Services Management

    Environmental Trends and Conditions in Administrative Services Management

    Environmental Trends and Conditions in Administrative Services Management Whenever I make a decision, it not only affects me, but it affects my family as well. I looked over my life, I was happy with what I saw, but I felt that I could make a few changes. I decided to set myself a few goals. My most important goal is to obtain my master's degree. Within five years, I would like to have received my

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    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Yan
  • Technology Trends of 2008

    Technology Trends of 2008

    The year 2007 has been mostly a year of technologies. It all started couple of years ago when wireless internet or Wi-Fi was newly introduced. Since then, the technology market has completely changed and has stepped into a new era; which is an era of wireless and mobile. The article I have chosen discusses about the seven top mobile and wireless trends of 2007. It talks about how the technology has shifted toward mobile and

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    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Andrew
  • American Imperialism Dbq

    American Imperialism Dbq

    Between the period of the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century, expansionism was a major part of the United States. Since there were many advances in technology and knowledge of the world many different countries tried to expand there countries as much as possible. Between this period there was a lot of continuation of expansionism plus there was also a lot of departure of expansionism in the country. Many things contributed to this

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    Essay Length: 1,139 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • American Flag

    American Flag

    The United States Flag is the third oldest of the National Standards of the world; older than the Union Jack of Britain or the Tricolor of France. The flag was first authorized by Congress June 14, 1777. This date is now observed as Flag Day throughout America. The flag was first flown from Fort Stanwix, on the site of the present city of Rome, New York, on August 3, 1777. It was first under fire

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • 3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    Did you ever think about why the Civil War happened? I thought about it and came up with three of the best reasons I could think of to cause the Civil War. Here is what I think forced the north and south the come to war. First it was because of slavery, then the south seceded from the union when Lincoln was elected, and the south feared that the north would have majority in the

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    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Bill Gates Biography

    Bill Gates Biography

    Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. He and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Mary Gates, their late mother, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent and chairwoman of United Way International. Gates attended public elementary school before moving on to the private Lakeside School in North Seattle. It was at Lakeside that Gates began his career in personal computer software, programming

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Benito Mussolini Biography

    Benito Mussolini Biography

    Benito Mussolini was born on July 29, 1883 outside the village of Dovia di Predappio in the Northeastern Italian province of Forli. He had one sister and one brother. They always fought and argued over little petty things with each other. His sister name was Edvige and his brother's name was Armaldo. His mother Rosa Malteni was a well respect and appreciated schoolteacher. His father Allesandro Mussolini was both a blacksmith and a committee socialist.

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Beethoven Biography

    Beethoven Biography

    Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770 to Johann van Beethoven and his wife, Maria Magdalena. He took his first music lessons from his father, who was tenor in the choir of the archbishop-elector of Cologne. His father was an unstable, yet ambitious man whose excessive drinking, rough temper and anxiety surprisingly did not diminish Beethoven's love for music. He studied and performed with great success, despite becoming the breadwinner of his household by

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    Essay Length: 697 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Attila the Hun Biography

    Attila the Hun Biography

    Attila the Hun is known as one of the most ferocious leaders of ancient times. He was given the nickname "Scourge God" because of his ferocity. During the twentieth century, "Hun" was one of the worst name you could call a person, due to Attila. The Huns were a barbaric and savage group of people, and Attila, their leader, was no exception. He was the stereotypical sacker of cities and killer of babies. The Huns

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Archimedes Biography

    Archimedes Biography

    Archimedes was a Greek mathematician and scientist. He was born in Syracuse, Sicily in the year 287 B.C. He was educated in Alexandria, Egypt. Due to the lack of information about Greek mathematics, many Greek mathematicians and their works are hardly known. Archimedes is the exception. Archimedes was very preoccupied with mathematics. For instance, he often forgot to eat and bathe because of his always wanted to solve problems. He found areas and volumes of

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Andrew Carnegie Biography

    Andrew Carnegie Biography

    A man of Scotland, a distinguished citizen of the United States, and a philanthropist devoted to the betterment of the world around him, Andrew Carnegie became famous at the turn of the twentieth century and became a real life rags to riches story. Born in Dunfermline, Scotland, on November 25, 1835, Andrew Carnegie entered the world in poverty. The son of a hand weaver, Carnegie received his only formal education during the short time between

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    Essay Length: 1,155 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Al Capone Biography

    Al Capone Biography

    Al Capone is America's best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920s Prohibition era. Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city. Capone was born on January 17, 1899, in Brooklyn, New York. Baptized "Alphonsus Capone," he grew up in a rough neighborhood and was a member of two "kid gangs,"

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Al Capone - True Gangster

    Al Capone - True Gangster

    Prohibition led to the bootlegging of liquor and the gang wars of the 1920–Ęs. The most notorious gangster of all time, known as Al Capone, was the most powerful mob leader of his era. He dominated organized crime in the Chicago area from 1925 until 1931. Capone grew up during the roaring 20s in Chicago. He joined the James Street gang, lead by Johnny Torrio. In 1920, Torrio asked Capone to move to Chicago and

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Life of Pi Quotes

    Life of Pi Quotes

    1. "If Hinduism flow placidly like the Ganges then Christianity bustles like Toronto at Rush Hour" In this quote, comparison is being used by Yann Martel to explain the difference between the two religions. He does this by using two metaphors (the Ganges river and Toronto) to compare. Hinduism flows placidly like a slow moving river because it is one of the oldest religions in the world and therefore more mature because many people have

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jon
  • Hitler's Body and the Body Politic

    Hitler's Body and the Body Politic

    I study ideology as if manifest content of a dream, seeking to comprehend the ideology's latent content or unconscious meaning. I observe recurring images and metaphors within ideological productions. Through systematic analysis of these recurring images and metaphors, it is possible to reveal the deep structure of an ideology. Ideologies are social constructions. However, why do they exist? What is the nature of the psychic work that they perform? I suggest that ideologies constitute vehicles

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jon
  • Al Capone and Organized Crime in the 1920's

    Al Capone and Organized Crime in the 1920's

    Al Capone ran many illegal businesses including bootlegging, gambling, prostitution, and murders. There were many gangs in the world of organized crime and Al Capone's was at the top. Al Capone was the most infamous gangster in the 1920's. Being a highly know and revered gangster was a big business. Money was made fast and very easily. Bootlegging alcohol was by far the most profitable in the 1920's; this was because of the prohibition of

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jon
  • Fashion in the 60's

    Fashion in the 60's

    The 60's were a time of change and challenge. They brought hippies, space age, folk music, and the Beatles. Women's skirts got shorter, men's hair got longer, and everyone talked about love. The 60's was characterized by the feeling that a break with the past had been achieved. Clothes, furniture, and products all looked newer, brighter, and more fun. The swinging 60's were at their height. Women's hemlines were very short. Fashion in the 60's

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    Essay Length: 608 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jon
  • Analysis of a Letter by Martin Luther King Junior

    Analysis of a Letter by Martin Luther King Junior

    Martin Luther King Jr.: A Question Of Ethics A Letter from Birmingham Jail" was penned as a response to a letter that criticized Martin Luther King Jr. written by eight high ranking clergymen. Although King's letter was addressed as a reply to these clergymen, the real audience was the "white moderate" - otherwise known as middle class America (King et al 106). By gaining the support of this majority group, King knew that the civil

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Negative Effects of Technology

    Negative Effects of Technology

    For a while now, science has been a mystery to man, leading him to want to discover more and more about it. This in many aspects is dangerous to our society, being that scientific developments in new studies have been advancing too quickly for our minds to comprehend. Things such as cloning, organ donation, and pesticides, are things that the world may sometimes find useful, when in reality, it only brings civilization down. "Raising science

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • The Advantages Technology Has Given Us Outweigh the Disadvantages

    The Advantages Technology Has Given Us Outweigh the Disadvantages

    Many argue that as we venture further into the frontier of technology we proceed with a slow death of society, by losing culture and ultimately a sense of self. To a certain extent this may be true, but realistically if we cease to progress we wont be able to survive. (Robert) There are many examples of advantages and disadvantages some mentioned were " Technology has the ability to create shortcuts in working and can make

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Are Mobile Phones Essential or Dangerous?

    Are Mobile Phones Essential or Dangerous?

    This is the question the country is asking. Mobile phones are considered by many as an essential part of modern day life, from the businessperson who uses the mobile phone as a vital link with the office, to the teenager who has the phone for recreational use. By using mobile phones are we damaging our long-term health just to stay in contact or worse simply just for a good image? Mobile or cellular phones have

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • 1920's Flappers - Good Role Models?

    1920's Flappers - Good Role Models?

    In the 1920's many women were known as flappers. Flappers were not the best role models for younger girls. They were teenage girls who dared to venture beyond what was known then as forbidden pleasures. "The name "flappers" referred to the sound made by the unbuckled galoshes they wore" (Jennings 115). "Undeterred by the disapproval of adults, the younger generation was setting out to have a good time" (Herald 28). "Flappers were teenage girls who

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Holocaust Research Essay

    Holocaust Research Essay

    Of all the examples of injustice against humanity in history, the Jewish Holocaust has to be one of the most prominent. In the period of 1933 to 1945, the Nazis waged a vicious war against Jews and other "lesser races". This war came to a head with the "Final Solution" in 1938. One of the end results of the Final Solution was the horrible concentration and death camps of Germany, Poland, and other parts of

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Causes of World War II

    Causes of World War II

    Many historians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsolved by World War I (1914-1918). World War I and the treaties that ended it also created new political and economic problems. Forceful leaders in several countries took advantage of these problems to seize power. The desire of dictators in Germany, Italy, and Japan to conquer additional territory brought them into conflict with the democratic nations. After World War I ended, representatives

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Hiroshima

    Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Hiroshima

    Ever since the dawn of time man has found new ways of killing each other. The most destructive way of killing people known to man would have to be the atomic bomb. The reason why the atomic bomb is so destructive is that when it is detonated, it has more than one effect. The effects of the atomic bomb are so great that Nikita Khrushchev said that the survivors would envy the dead (International Physicians

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica

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