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Wartime Propaganda: World War I The Drift Towards War Lead this people into war, and they\'ll forget there was ever such a thing as tolerance. To fight, you must be brutal and ruthless, and the spirit of ruthless brutality will enter into the very fiber of national life, infecting the Congress, the courts, the policeman on the beat, the man in the street. It is one of history\'s great ironies that Woodrow Wilson, who was re- elected as a peace candidate in 1916, led America into the first worl
Parenting Children With Attention Deficit Disorder Wendy Martin Prof. Eileen Roth Psychology 11 Child Psychology Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that is usually first evident in childhood and can affect the individual into adulthood. At one time it was thought to be only a behavior problem, later t was redefined in the 50s as minimal brain dysfunction, before it finally metamorphosed into today\'s ADD and ADHD. ADD is a neurobe
Russia, History, WWI Steps Towards the Russian Revolution The quotation, ‘I shall maintain the principle of autocracy just as firmly and unflinchingly as it was preserved by my unforgettable dead father.\' (Nicholas II) In spite of the Czar\'s decrees and declarations, Russia, by the beginning of the 20th century, was overripe for revolution, is supported by political and socioeconomic conditions late monarchial Russia. Nicholas II was the Czar of Russia from 1896-1917, and his rule was the br
Delusional Disorder Treatments This disorder is characterized by the presence of non-bizarre delusions, which have persisted for a least one-month. Non-bizarre delusions typically are beliefs of something occurring in a person’s life, which is not out of the realm of possibility. For example, the person may believe their significant other is cheating on them, that someone close to them is about to die, a friend is really a government agent, etc. All of these situations could be true or possible,
Hackers Society is classifying hackers as youngsters who do not know any better who gain access to a technology where they are a threat to the communications and computing world and who will bring it to a standstill; an anti-social loner spending hours, days even weeks in solitude hacking maliciously into forbidden computer systems. They have a difficult time understanding that the word hacker does not necessarily mean thief, criminal or geek. In reality, a hacker does have human friends, alth
The Himalayas Mountains The Himalayas along China\'s southwestern frontier with India are the world\'s tallest mountains. China\'s greatest river, the Yangtze, is the world\'s fourth longest. The Taklimakan Desert, in western Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, is one of the driest spots on Earth. The area of loessic soil (fine, siltlike soil created by wind action in dry regions) in Shaanxi and Shanxi provinces is probably more extensive than in any other place. China has a great wealth of minera
The Internet In the summer of 1969, not everyone was at Woodstock. In laboratories on either side of the continent a small group of computer scientists were quietly changing the future of communication. Their goal was to build a computer network that would enable researchers around the country to share ideas (Kantrowitz 56). The Internet we make so much today -- the global Internet which has helped scholars so much, where free speech is flourishing as never before in history -- the Internet was
Gender The topic of my research has been differences in math learning and aptitude between boys and girls. This topic was suggested to me by my mentor, Mike Millo, as it is of particular interest to him. Mr. Millo is an Algebra teacher at Ball High. Much has been made of gender differences in math by the popular media and Mr. Millo felt that it would be interesting to examine this topic and explore the findings of educational researchers. I also found this topic personally intriguing as I am cur
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1.What is the FBI? The FBI is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice. It has the authority and responsibility to investigate specific crimes assigned to it. The FBI also is authorized to provide other law enforcement agencies with cooperative services, such as fingerprint identification, laboratory examinations, and police training. 2.What is its mission? The mission of the FBI is to uphold the law through the investigation of v
Implementation Head Start Teaching Project By John P. Newcomb March 15,1999 A. The communication skills used in this teaching project were geared toward ages 4 to 5 years old. In order to be effective I needed to keep the wording at a level that the children could understand. This was done by using word such as feeling sad in place of word like upset that could be misinterpreted by the child. By keeping the wording in a concrete manner that the children could relate to made my communication with
Euclid of Alexandria Euclid of Alexandria was born around the year 330? BC and died around the year 275? BC. But nothing is certain, including the location of his birth and exact nationality. He is thought to have been of Greek or Alexandrian origin. He probably studied mathematics and philosophy in Athens and made a living by tutoring others in mathematics. Euclid then settled in Alexandria, a colony in Greece, and taught math at a university that he was recognized as a scholar. His writing dif
Affirmative Action “Affirmative action was orginally designed to help minorities, but women-especially white women-have made the greatest gains as a result of these programs”(Gross, 1996). Affirmative action is a growing argument among our society. It is multifaceted and very often defined vaguely. Many people define affirmative action as the ability to strive for equality and inclusiveness. Others might see it as a quote-based system for different minority groups. I agree and support affirmativ
Marxist Theory A prime example of American culture that Marxist theory can be applied to is NAFTA. The North American Free Trade Agreement can be used to highlight almost, if not, all of Marxist thought. It\'s a prime example of most of the things Marx hated about capitalism. . In Marxist terminology it can serve as a prime example of alienation, the value of labor and work, and the division of labor along many different lines. In original Marxist theory the term alienation refers to a few speci
U.S. Involvement in the Vietnam War No new taxes. This is a quote that most all of us remember from the 1992 presidential election. Along with it we remember that there were new taxes during that presidents term in office. There are a myriad of promises made and things done in a Presidential election year that have questionable motives as to whether they are done in the best interest of the people or in the interests of the presidential candidate. These hidden interests are one of the biggest
The Renaissance The Renaissance was an incredibly important turning point in Western Intellectual and Cultural Tradition. All of these changes centered around the idea of Humanism -- in which, people became less God Centered and more Human-centered. I have narrowed down these changes, and will discuss in detail, these changes in three major categories: Political, Education, and the Humanism of Arts. The major political changes of the Renaissance were from the old Feudal System of the Middle
DRUG ABUSE In the United States of America, we, the people value several things, some of which are freedom, expanding and taking care of our families and our financial security. We, the people, take such things for granted. We also discourage some behavior, such as crime, laziness and use of illegal drugs. Drug abuse is one of the most discouraged behaviors in our country. Use of illegal drugs is harmful to the userand all those with whom the user comes in contact. There are over 40 million ille
ARE ALL MEN CREATED EQUAL? Are all men created equal? is the question that this article asked, but did not answer. This group of articles that was given to me had some very good points, but I do not feel that he answered any of the Questions that he asked. Stanley fish starts the article with Supreme Court cases they look good but I did not think that he talked about them enough for me to even acknowledge that they existed. Stanley Fish quotes George Bush on Zionism but then implies that G
Social Reform Jeffrey Bause 1.1949-1953Marhsal and colleagues several charges against schools such as Del, SC, VA, Dis of Col and KA. Kansas filed by NAACP on behalf of Brown. His eight-year-old daughter Linda had to travel several miles to segregated public school everyday eventhough she lived next to a school. May 17 1954 court said, We conclude that in the field of pub ed the doctrine of sep but equal has no place. Sep ed facilities are inherently unequal…Any lang in Pleesy vs.Fury contrary
Zionism and The Building of a Backward Jewish State Nabil Shafi Professor Wisdom Issues in International Studies 3 November 1998 As the turn of the century approaches and a dawning of a new millennium begins, the idealist view of peace throughout the world will remain an unfulfilled dream. It remains evident that everyone is a benefactor of peace in some way, shape or form. All genders, age groups, social classes, cultures, religions and heritage’s and have endorsed or fought for peace in some p
Scott Joplin Scott Joplin, an American composer was born on November 24, 1868 in Texarkana, Texas, a small city straddling the border of Texas and Arkansas. Joplin studied piano with teachers near his home in Texas. From the mid-1880s, he gave piano performances throughout the Midwest, and he performed at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. He grew up in a musical environment since most of his family played an instrument or sang and consequently young Scott became fascinated with the pi
Responding to D’Souza In D’Souza’s book Illiberal Education, he points out several specific groups of students who received preferential treatment from educational institutions. Homosexuals, African-Americans, and women are three such groups who have advantages in today’s educational system. In this argumentative essay I will point out the advantageous treatment these groups are given and give reasons why this behavior should be curbed. First I would like to talk about how D’Souza explains how w
The Met Expectations Hypothesis In the past, researchers in higher education highlighted the increasing research requirements at large, public universities (e.g., Bieber, Lawrence & Blackburn, 1992). However, calls for greater accountability and a nationwide investment in assessing and documenting the outcomes of undergraduate education have refocused universities\' attention on teaching and the instructional performance of faculty (Barr & Tagg, 1995). As a result, new faculty are entering a m
Advertising Great products make for great advertising campaigns and the National Fluid Milk Processors definitely have both. The milk mustache advertising campaign has reached epic proportions. The advertisements are now collected and traded by American youth, the news media has been proclaiming its effectiveness, and the ads have become the source of comical relief from comedians like Jay Leno and David Lettermen. The New York Times and USA Today each have proclaimed that this advertising campa
Political Action Committee The American electoral process is a complicated process by means of which the electorate chooses those men and women who will represent their interests on the local, state and national levels. Of course, this is an oversimplification of the electoral process, which is influenced by a number of different factors having little to do with the voice of the people. Among those influences are the reaction of the mass media to any particular issue or candidate, the ability
1984 vs. Brave New World Neil Postam makes a very valid observation in asserting that Aldous Huxley\'s vision described in Brave New World(1936) is more relevant than the vision conveyed in 1984(1948) by George Orwell. The two visions that these authors had are perceived by most to be practically the same, when they are in fact, completely opposite. Orwell believed that people would become destroyed by a controlling oppression brought on by the government, while Huxley predicted humans would des
Space Age Technology Man has innovated through out history, always developing new technologies and making great advances in science. One field of science that has grown exponentially is the department of space exploration. We now live in an age of knowledge in which space technology plays a great role, by developing new means of communication by which we can share our knowledge. The only problem is that this new age of knowledge is not very accessible to everyone on the planet. Third world count
Graphic Art It\'s Super Bowl time! Everyone always looks forward to the Super Bowl not just for the big football game, but for their well known hilarious commercials that come out. The job I researched is in charge of making those funny commercials that people can\'t wait to see. I did my research on being a Graphic artist. I chose to research being a graphic artist, because I find it very interesting, and hope maybe to pursue this career. Graphic artists depend incredibly on the public. Graphic
The Marxist Theory A prime example of American culture that Marxist theory can be applied to is NAFTA. The North American Free Trade Agreement can be used to highlight almost, if not, all of Marxist thought. It\'s a prime example of most of the things Marx hated about capitalism. . In Marxist terminology it can serve as a prime example of alienation, the value of labor and work, and the division of labor along many different lines. In original Marxist theory the term alienation refers to a few s
Robots Abstract The advent of the Mind Age of intelligent robots envisioned by Hans Moravec will bring profound transformations in global social and technological structures and relations of an advanced intelligence to its environment. The ability of future machines to directly share experiences and knowledge with each other will lead to evolution of intelligence from relatively isolated individual minds to highly interconnected structural entities. The development of a network of communicating
Apple Computers Apple Computers astonishing rise during the 1980’s had been an American business success story of epic proportions. For a company that rocketed out a garage in Los Altos Ca. to become a pioneer of the New Information Age. But the 1990’s had gotten off to a rocky start. Apple’s profits were falling under fierce competition. Its outlandish research projects were not panning out. The Mac had held a good ten year lead in technology over all other computers. After reviewing the roller
Business and Technology Introduction Science and technology are advancing at a very rapid rate, but do we really understand all that is going on? Probably not. This paper will identify current issues related to science and technology from the business, governmental, and societal perspectives. However, before we can begin to understand the advances in science and technology, we must know the definitions of them. The Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia on compact disk defines science as the observa
Drug Abuse Among American Teenagers Drug abuse in America is a major problem. Especially among teenagers. Drugs have hurt the lives of nearly 40 percent of all teenagers in America. Either with health problems, DWIs, highway crashes, arrests, impaired school and job performance. These drugs that teenagers use range from Alcohol, LSD, Marijuana, and even Cigarettes. Most of the teenagers that are involved in drug abuse have either, broken families, parents that are drug abusers, a unstable enviro
Gulliver in Lilliput Part One Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels tells the story of Lemuel Gulliver, a ship’s surgeon who has a number of rather incredible adventures, comprising four sections. In Book I, his ship is blown off course and Gulliver is shipwrecked. In spite of his dilemma, Gulliver is at first impressed by the intelligence and modern abilities of the Lilliputians. In Chapter II, the Emperor of Lilliput arrives to take a look at the giant, and Gulliver is equally impressed by
Who is Controlling You Christopher L. Lewis March 27, 1999 Professor Haslor English 102 One of the biggest issues in the United States that I would change would be gun control. The government is constantly proposing legislation for more and more gun control. Slowly they are chipping away at our constitutional right to keep and bear arms. You must ask yourself: For what reason does the government want to restrict law-abiding citizens from owning guns? Certainly government is not so naive to think
Hands Off: A Discussion of Courtship Can you imagine falling in love with someone, planning a marriage and family, yet not ever having touched the one you love? In some Christian families, the process of courtship is being practiced. I first became interested in the practice of courtship when I saw an educational television program about a young couple who met and were eventually married through courtship. Courtship is a method used mostly by Christians. It involves a thorough process that inclu
The Debate Over Multicultural Education in America America has long been called The Melting Pot due to the fact that it is made up of a varied mix of races, cultures, and ethnicities. As more and more immigrants come to America searching for a better life, the population naturally becomes more diverse. This has, in turn, spun a great debate over multiculturalism. Some of the issues under fire are who is benefiting from the education, and how to present the material in a way so as to offend the
Flatland vs. Modern Culture Have You Come a Long Way Baby? The treatment of women and the handicapped in the modern world has changed little, as illustrated by Edwin A. Abbott’s book Flatland, which was written as a social satire over one hundred years ago. Physically life in Flatland differs greatly from our own, but socially many similarities are evident between the two worlds. According to the politics of Edwin A. Abbott’s Flatland women are regarded as “inferior” (12). In Despite of few dist
Physical Fitness Wellness centers, health clubs, gyms and spas are all dedicated to overall fitness and well being. Day in and day out, people across the country participate in workout routines, aerobics classes and various types of exercises in any one of these facilities. In the Lafayette area, three of the most popular fitness clubs to attend are Red Lerille’s, Shades for women, and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. For this assignment all three of these facilities were contacted f
Behavioural Disorders Roberts, John. Behavioural Disorders Are Overdiagnosed in US. British Medical Journal 312 (March 16, 1996): 657. Summary: An agency based in Vienna, the United Nations\' International Narcotics Control Board, was asked by the US Drug Enforcement Administration to look at the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit disorder (ADD). In their researching, they discovered that American children are probably being over-diagnosed as having a behavioural disorder and being
Women in the Workforce If we must die, let it not be like hogs haunted and penned in an inglorious spot, while round us bark the mad and hungry gods, making their mock at our accursed lot. Like men we\'ll face the murderous, cowardly pack, pressed to the wall, dying, but fight back! -- Claude McKay If you look in an encyclopedia under the heading Men, Role of you will not find any entry. Why is this? Why is there a special article about women and what they do? The fact is that women did the ma
The French Revolution The French Revolution (1789-1799) was caused by many social, political and economic problems that brought about great changes in society and the government This is illustrated in Charles Dicken\'s novel, A Tale of Two Cities which took place before and at the beginning of the French Revolution. Dickens depicted the causes and conditions which resulted in the French Revolution throughout the novel based on the problems of the time. The French Revolution\'s main issue was abo
Affirmative Action Jean Miller #43252 American Heritage 100 7:00 am - 7:50 am M, W, F Brother J. Baker Affirmative Action Affirmative action is a growing argument among our society. It is multifaceted and very often defined vaguely. Some can define affirmative action as the ability to strive for equality and inclusiveness. Others might see it as a quota-based system for different minority groups. “Affirmative action was originally designed to help minorities” (Gross, 1996). Is affirmative action
BILINGUAL EDUCATION The word bilingual means the ability to speak or write two languages equally well. Thus, a system of bilingual education aims to make non-native speaking students maintain good linguistic abilities in both their native language and their second language. Bilingual education, mainly targeted either for students in the upper social economic group as in Egypt, or for immigrants as in the United States, allows these students to have good job opportunities. Yet, it lacks the abi
Censorship English 201-712 The freedom to read is essential to the democratic way of life (Censorship News 1996). Today our freedom is under attack. Private groups such as mothers and public authorities everywhere are working to remove both books and periodicals from sale, o exclude certain books from public schools, to censor and silence magazines and newspapers, and to limit controversial books from the general public. The suppression of reading materials is suppression of creative thoughts. B
Job Shawdowing Brandon Draper Ag Business Periods 3&4 Name: Bill Zakios Job Title: Cheese Engineer Job Responsibilites: His job is to find new ways to make cheese, find cheaper ways to make cheese and to find what the consumer wants and what cheeses they like the best. Also he is in charge of recruiting new people from college and grad school in all of there engineering positions. Educational Backround: He has a high school diploma, a bachelor\'s degree in chemical engineering and is currently w
Bill Clinton Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. He was named after his father, William Jefferson Blythe II, who had been killed in a car accident just three months before his son was born. Needing to find a way to support herself and her new child, Bill Clinton\'s mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study nursing. Bill Clinton stayed with his mother\'s parents in Hope. There he was surrounde
The Career of Teaching Today, as we enter a new world of technology, and new discoveries, we must remember how we got where we are today. How did we learn how to do all these skills like reading, writing, and arithmetic? We got to where we are today because of teachers. Those special people, who taught us how to read, write our names, and gives us courage when we could not do that one hard arithmetic problem. As read on you will discover how these people got their jobs, and exactly just what it
Bible Wars What happens when religions disagree? One little-known case from American history illustrates the dangers of having ANY religious exercise mandated in our public schools... There is a piece of American history -- American religious history -- which school prayer advocates do not choose to mention. This concerns the infamous Bible wars which erupted in Philadelphia. Madalyn Murray O\'Hair discussed this obscure event in her book Freedom Under Siege: When the Roman Catholics themselv
The Apprenticeship The world is composed of a beautiful assortment of people. Several differences exist between these people. One of these differences is social class. Two major social classes exist: the lower class and the higher class. In the novel, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler, the actions and thoughts of Duddy Kravitz and the people he encounters identify the differences between these two classes. These classes are different when it comes to how much education, the
Private Schools As children begin to reach new levels of life, they are faced with many situations that can lead to lond term effects. The smallest of circumstances can have a tremendous impact on their lives. It is up to the parents to enhance the well-being of the children. Parents should consider allowing their children to attend a private school due to a stimulating enviroment, mandatory uniforms, and a potentially higher level of academic growth. Children attending school need a consistent