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  • Thoreau Civil Disobedience

    Thoreau Civil Disobedience

    In “Civil Disobedience”, why does Thoreau refuse to pay his poll tax? In Thoreau’s essay “Resistance to Civil Government”, Henry David Thoreau outlines a utopian society in which each individual would be responsible for governing himself. His opposition to a centralized government is an effort to disassociate with the American government, which at the time was supporting slavery and unjustly invading Mexico. While the individual rule would work well for Thoreau who is a man

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    Essay Length: 400 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Influences of Rational Thought on Western Civilization

    The Influences of Rational Thought on Western Civilization

    The Influences of Rational Thought on Western Civilization The Greek’s notion of rational thought is a very strong reason why Western Civilization has become so influential in the world today. During their time, the Greeks spurred an intellectual revolution. They questioned the meanings of life and began using their minds to expand the world. According to Glenn Blackburn: “In many ways, they “discovered” the human “mind” through their philosophy and rational thought [ . .

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Is It Black and White?

    Is It Black and White?

    The skin color of a person used to be a big issue in America, which appeared to have been resolved; however, it is still a big issue today. Although there is no longer slavery, a number of people continue to act in a racist fashion. They pass on these thoughts of prejudice and racism to their children, who then pass it on to their children and so forth, therefore it becomes extremely difficult to prevent

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Right to Die

    The Right to Die

    The Right to Die Modern medical technology has made it possible to extend the lives of many far beyond when they would have died in the past. Death, in modern times, often ensures a long and painful fall where one loses control both physically and emotionally. Some individuals embrace the time that modern technology buys them; while others find the loss of control overwhelming and frightening. They want their loved ones to remember them as

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Legislation to Reduce Work Force Deaths

    Legislation to Reduce Work Force Deaths

    Over the past one hundred years there has been an amazing decrease in work related fatalities in all of the major industry divisions. Mining, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Construction, Transportation, Communications, and Public utilities have all seen decreases of around fifty percent just since the early 1980s. (MMWR, 1999) These decreases can be traced to many historic pieces of legislation such as the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act (1969) and the Federal Mine Safety

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Monika
  • Brief Historical Development and Contributions of Chemistry for Modern Civilization

    Brief Historical Development and Contributions of Chemistry for Modern Civilization

    Brief Historical Development and Contributions of Chemistry for Modern Civilization Introduction: As defined by Oxford Dictionary, Chemistry is the scientific study of the structure of substances, how they react when combined or in contact with one another and how they behave under different conditions . In other words, Chemistry is the study of the materials and substances of the world in which we live. The materials, which make up the earth, sea and air, are

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Eastern European Jews and Blacks

    Eastern European Jews and Blacks

    Eastern European Jews came to New York for a few reasons. One reason was due to the treatment that they received back in Eastern Europe. “In 1891 thousands of privileged Jews were expelled without warning from Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Kiev. Thousands more were deprived of their livelihoods as innkeepers and restaurateurs in 1897 when the liquor traffic became a government monopoly. Finally, coercion culminated in violence. The ‘spontaneous’ outbreaks of 1881, the massacre at

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    Essay Length: 369 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: July
  • Equal Marriage Rights for All

    Equal Marriage Rights for All

    Equal Marriage Rights for All Sociology Equal Marriage Rights for All Imagine finally meeting the person you can spend the rest of your life with. They are perfect in every way, even in their faults. You love that person more than yourself and they feel the same. You are not, however, legally allowed to marry that person-- and for no reason beyond people who are different from you not accepting your identity, because you have

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    Essay Length: 1,432 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Anna
  • Technology for Leaders, Business and Organization

    Technology for Leaders, Business and Organization

    Technology for Leaders, Business and Organization Introduction In the future, when customers enter your company, an eye-scan automatically identify profile of the customers in a flash light. From their gender, ages, interests, income, health, daily spending, shopping or wish list to their criminal history for security check. The holographic advertising, which is the most corresponded to their profile, is popping up instantly on the side way while the customers walking by. When the customers reach

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Yan
  • Chicago Black Sox Scandal

    Chicago Black Sox Scandal

    Chicago Black Sox Scandal The 1919 World Series is home to the most notorious scandal in baseball history. Eight players from the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the series against the Cincinnati Reds. Details of the scandal and the extent to which each man was involved have always been unclear. It was, however, front-page news across the country and, despite being acquitted of criminal charges, the players were banned from professional baseball for

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    Essay Length: 1,618 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: July
  • Conventional Medicine the Right Choice?

    Conventional Medicine the Right Choice?

    Is Conventional Medicine the Right Choice? Americans are turning to a safer, affordable, and more natural means of treating ailments due to the increased number of deaths, addictions and side effects from conventional medicine. Alternative medicine offers a wider range of natural drugs and treatments with fewer side effects than that of prescription medication. The benefit is to the consumer and not to the pharmaceutical companies that continue to make large profits off of below

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    Essay Length: 585 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Gun Control Vs Gun Rights

    Gun Control Vs Gun Rights

    Gun Control vs. Gun Rights Gun controls vs. gun rights have been an issue for many years. With every death used by guns, the debate gets hotter and hotter. Gun control believers want you to believe that if all guns were outlawed then there would be no crime. Gun rights believers want you to understand that it is your constitutional right to own a gun. Unlawful or irresponsible people contribute to the debate between gun

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Steve
  • Civil War Reconstruction

    Civil War Reconstruction

    Southern plantation owners rebuild their devastated lands and attempt to negotiate new labor arrangements with their former slaves. When black men are given the right to vote, they elect hundreds of black legislators to state and national offices, even though the elections are preceded by threats and violence while some northerners travel South to enforce post-Civil War order and protect former slaves. White Southerners view the new arrivals as "carpetbaggers" -- opportunists and exploiters bent

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    Essay Length: 261 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Steve
  • Legislation to Solve the Sub-Prime Lending Debachery

    Legislation to Solve the Sub-Prime Lending Debachery

    Subject: Jane Sasseen, “The Plans to Save Underwater Loans, Business Week, April 14, 2008 By now, most of us have heard some of the horror stories of those facing the housing crisis. Many families are at risk of losing their homes, due to faulty loans, often made by unlicensed lenders, rising interest rates, and a sharp decrease in property values. And while the word foreclosure has a negative connotation, many of us will never truly

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Civil War Events

    Civil War Events

    The Civil War was the bloodiest, most violent war in all of America's history. It pitted brother against brother and father against son and caused more deaths than all of America's wars before or since combined. The cause for the Civil War was not any single event or action, but a combonation of many events and actions. It was a sort of snowball effect, but this snowball had a rock in the center - slavery.

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Women’s Rights

    Women’s Rights

    A woman is a woman no matter what ethnic background she is from, but when the Seneca Falls Declaration was signed they didn’t think about the Chinese prostitute that was held a sex slave for four and a half years. Or the African American slave that wasn’t considered a woman because of her color of skin, and the upper class women that even when they seemed to have everything their life was filled with corsets,

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Issues of the Civil War

    Issues of the Civil War

    Beginning with the Revolutionary War, and followed by the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights, the United States carried a mentality for warfare into the time of the Civil War. The pursuit of happiness and liberty, along with the right to bear arms boosted the environment of a civil war. In conjunction with political motives there were also economic and cultural reasons to begin war. The Southern states wanted their own governing

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Roles African American in Civil War

    The Roles African American in Civil War

    In the history of the United States, African Americans have always been discriminated against. When Africans first came to America, they were taken against their will and forced to work as laborers. They became slaves to the rich, greedy, lazy Americans. They were given no pay and often badly whipped and beaten. African Americans fought for their freedom, and up until the Civil War it was never given to them. When the Civil War began,

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Black Code

    Black Code

    Black Codes was a name given to laws passed by southern governments established during the presidency of Andrew Johnson. These laws imposed severe restrictions on freed slaves such as prohibiting their right to vote, forbidding them to sit on juries, limiting their right to testify against white men, carrying weapons in public places and working in certain occupations. After the American Civil War the Radical Republicans advocated the passing of the Civil Rights Bill, legislation

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    Essay Length: 1,414 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Summary of Eros and Civilization: Marcuse

    Summary of Eros and Civilization: Marcuse

    Eros and civilization: Xi Break fatal union of productivity and destruction, liberty and repression.rational for continued acceptance of domination, scarcity artificially perpetuated. Strengthened by even more efficient forms of social control: very forces that rendered society capable of pacifying struggle for existence served to repress in the individuals the need for such liberation. High standards of living reconcile people with their life and rulers + social engineering of the soul and science of human relations

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Vika
  • Good Leaders Are Made Not Born. If a Person Has the Desire and Willpower, He Can Become an Effective Leader. Good Leaders Develop Through a Never Ending Process of Self-Study, Education, Training, and Experience.

    Good Leaders Are Made Not Born. If a Person Has the Desire and Willpower, He Can Become an Effective Leader. Good Leaders Develop Through a Never Ending Process of Self-Study, Education, Training, and Experience.

    To inspire workers into higher levels of teamwork, there are certain things a leader must be, know, and, do. These do not come naturally, but are acquired through continual work and study. Good leaders are continually working and studying to improve their leadership skills; they are NOT resting on their laurels. Definition Leadership is a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization in a way that makes

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Black Cat

    The Black Cat

    The Black Cat, like most of Poe’s works, is twisted and in a sense, quite horrific. This short story, displays the competence of the human mind and it very own deterioration, without being able to bring it to a standstill. The narrator is completely aware of his deterioration, and in some instances of the story recognizes the transformation. The narrator tries to overcome the changes, but is unable to reverse his complete and total

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Monika
  • Employee Privacy Rights: Is There Privacy in the Workplace?

    Employee Privacy Rights: Is There Privacy in the Workplace?

    Employee Privacy Rights: Is there Privacy in the Workplace? “Big Brother is Watching You,” is a phrase taken from the 1984 written novel by George Orwell in 1949. This concept, once believed to be farfetched, may be even truer today then Orwell could have imagined. Given the rate at which technology is improving, the privacy of employees may soon become wishful thinking. Employee privacy rights are being compromised by the advanced technology involving computers, telephones,

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Civil Reserve Air Fleet

    The Civil Reserve Air Fleet

    Abstract The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is a partnership between the Department of Defense and commercial airlines where the airlines contractually commit a portion of their aircraft and crews to be used by the Department in the event of any level of military conflict. These aircraft can be "called up" and required to respond quickly to provide airlift support to the Department of Defense. There are minimum required levels of participation in order for the

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    Essay Length: 2,246 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Human Rights Violations

    Human Rights Violations

    Throughout history, people's human rights have been violated, but efforts have also been made to address the violations, and protect their rights. Human rights are rights as regarded belonging to all people. Today we are all entitled to the same rights. In a sense, we are all equal. Human rights are rights and liberties that are guaranteed to everyone at birth. On December 10th 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Vika

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