Final History Exam 1.List the reasons the US got involved in World War I: The Germans ignored Wilsons calls for peace, resumed unrestricted submarine warfare, announcing that their U-boats would sink all ships in British waters - hostile or neutral - on sight. Then the German foreign minister sent a telegram, nicknamed the Zimmermann note to the German ambassador in Mexico. This telegram proposed an alliance between Mexico Germany promised that if the war with the US broke out, Germany would sup
Great Depression in the United States Individual Research March 23, 2004 The Great Depression was the worst and longest economic collapse in the history of the modern industrial world, lasting from the end of 1929 until the early 1940s. What was once the land of hope and hopefulness had become the land of depression. The American people were questioning all the sayings on which they had based their lives - democracy, capitalism, and individualism. The Great Depression saw rapid declines in the
Ambiguous Adventure History 1610 October 6, 2003 In Cheikh Hamidou Kane’s novel, Ambiguous Adventure he addresses many problems. Such as the cultural and social choices that Africans faced during the colonial era, how education played a major role in the European colonization area. The one that is most surprising is the role of the Most Royal Lady. She is highly respected by everyone, including the male leaders in the Diallo family. But her role is very unusual, she is a woman and women of this
The Black Plague THESIS Without the effects in European population caused by the Black Plague, the government, economy, social structure, food, and land structure would have remained in a less advanced, feudalistic state. PRELUDE TO THE BLACK DEATH The years before the Black Death can easily explain the lack of preparedness by Europeans. Directly before the Black Death, trade had stagnated. This was Europe’s main source of income, which triggered a fall in their economy. From the previous prospe
“How did Hitler persecute the minority groups of Germany so that he could create his perfect Aryan society?” Historical Essay Year 11 IB History Word Count: 1488 22/3/04 During Hitler’s time in power minority groups in Germany and in Europe were tortured, tormented, exiled and killed. Hitler persecuted various minority groups because he thought they had no place in his master race. Hitler had a vision of a master race called the “Aryan race” which he planned to purify and become world dominator
History of the Dominican Republic Paintings by John Lewis, a locally well known Dominican painter whom commissiond to draw snapshots of the Dominican history. For at least 5,000 years before Christopher Columbus discovered America for the Europeans, the island which he called Hispaniola was inhabited by Amer-Indians. Anthropologists have traced 2 major waves of immigration, one from the West in Central America (probably Yucatan) and the second from the South, descendant of the Ara
Hitler – The Rise to Power · The German Workers' Party · After the war Hitler stayed on in the army. · He was told to spy on the German Workers' Party, a small right wing party that met in Munich. · The leader was Anton Dexler. · He joined the party, becoming its leader soon afterwards, and renaming it the NSDAP. · Its main ideas were hatred of Communists, Jews and the Treaty of Versailles. · They saw these ideas as nationalistic. The Nazi Party The Nazi Party (still under Drexler as leader) pub
Life in the 1900’s Life in the 1900's was depressing and was an era filled with extremely hard and strenous work that didn't offer any future for the average canadian in doing better. If you were an average wage earner you would be virtually stuck in the same job for the rest of your life, while rich maintained their wealth mainly caused by the low taxes. Living conditions were poor for average canadians and even worse for the arriving immigrants. At this time some of the modern convienences wer
It’s a Hard ‘Nough Life, For Us! IT is a very difficult time in Australia at the moment. There is no work to be found and depression is upon us. The crash of the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) is one of the main causes for the turmoil that we must face day after day. People have lost money in the stock markets and are forced to sell their assets. Many assets that have been sold have been family heirlooms that have significant sentimental value. In a perfect world, no one would be forced into thi
Italian Economy in 1924-1936 Mussolini was famous for his claims of a planned economy, and social harmony in Italy. Fascism was also claimed to be an ideology of change, and dynamism. However Mussolini’s Italy had few economic successes between 1924 - 1936, and it remained without a developed industrial base, an issue fundamentally ignored by Mussolini. Mussolini did not actually aim for development, and economic growth, rather an economy which would increase his personal power and help maintain
King Leahy To begin this paper, dear King Leahy, let us mention that we’ve noticed many things while on our journey. These people are extremely different from us, and in many ways! They act different than us, and have many Social Developments. There are people called Reformers here. They have different social classes, and many, many people! They also have something called Methodism. Reformers here want to change all the problems with society. They’d like Kids to stop working in factories, woman
12.9 Scarcity and Choice impact economic activity. 12.9.1 Scarcity and choice impact economic decisions of individuals, families, and communities. Scarcity and choice impact economic decisions of individuals in many ways. An Individual makes economic choices based on their needs and wants, which reflect their desires for certain goods and services. Since a person’s wants are unlimited and their resources, such as money, are limited, they are forced to make a decision—to choose how they are going
African Americans Throughout 1917-1945 The history of the struggle of blacks to gain equality and freedom in America is a disturbing, grievous story, that reveals the courage and determination of the black community. In the period, 1917-1945, African Americans were concerned with achieving equality under the law. They however, fell victim to harsh discrimination from the whites. Many events such as the ‘great migration’, the ‘Black Renaissance’, black political movements, and the Great Depressio
General Summary- The Great Depression The Great Depression lasted from October 24, 1929 until the economic recovery of the 1940s. On October 29, Black Thursday, the stock market crashed heavily, and continued to fall sharply throughout the coming weeks. As a result, the United States and the world were thrown into a decade of poverty and unemployment. The depression affected all sectors of the economy. Farm owners and agricultural workers suffered from falling crop prices. Businesses failed from
The Japanese Internment Wars though-out history have sprung suspicions upon one group of people or another. The Japanese-Canadians internment in Canada during World War 2 for being suspected spies was one of these cases. Was the internment of Japanese-Canadians justified? No, this internment of Japanese-Canadians was unjustified. The Japanese-Canadians were being punished for a crime they did not commit, and Canada’s only defense was the Japanese-Canadians were not white and there was a little c
The Warsaw Ghetto All throughout history, the Jewish people have been persecuted and looked down upon by the human world. Even in Biblical times, the world blamed the Jews for the death of Jesus Christ. Even now, if someone says that they are Jewish, you always seem to look at them a little different. What events happened to cause Hitler to think that the Jews needed to be sent to ghettos, and what happened inside the ghetto? Between 1527 and 1768, Jews were banned from living in Warsaw, Poland.
The World Trade Organization The world trade organization is the only international organizations dealing with global rules of trade between different nations. The main purpose is to make sure that the trade process is as smooth, predictable and freely as possible. The world trade center began in 1995. It is one of the youngest international organizations. Because of the WTO, producers and consumers will be assured that their finished products, raw materials, components and services that they u
The Case of the Lost and Found “Devastator” A Group Project Fundamentals of Business Law Unit 5 May 24, 2004 The Case of the Lost and Found “Devastator” Background In 1943, During World War II, a Navy TBD-1 Devastator crashed eight miles off the coast of Florida. The entire crew survived and there is no indication that any efforts were made to locate the plane by the Navy. Collector Doug Champlin, the owner of an airplane museum in Arizona spent approximately $130,000.00 to recover the plane. Th
Memorandum To: Really Important Partner From: Date : April 6th, 2004 Re: Joshua Edward v. City of Bakersville, File number. 030257 _________________________________________________________ ISSUES 1. In what type of forum was Joshua Edward displaying his artwork? 2. Why is a 42 United States Code § 1983 (2000) action filed? SHORT ANSWER 1. Mr. Edward was displaying his artwork in a nonpublic forum due to the area in which it was placed as well as the designation by the city that this parcel was
Racism Racism is not gone. We would all like for it to be. But it is here. Hiding in plain sight. Masked by political terms and ideas. But it is racism. Movements demanding certain diversity ratios are not only giving racism a strong foothold in American business but also they are counterproductive. The intention to secure positions for minorities in businesses is not a bad one if there are no ulterior motives. Instead of hiring some one because of their race it should be the most qualified pers
Smoking Bans English 20 March 5, 2004 Recently many laws have been passed which banned cigarette smoking. Smoking, although, very unhealty and exspensive, many still feel the need for and are upset with the bans. On the other hand, the “healt nuts” are overly joyed with a now cleaner and better enviorment. Both sides are throughly exslpaned in the aricles, “smoking bans may snuff out lodge,” by Kriston Milton and “Smoking Ban Urged For All of Maryland,” by Darragh Johnson from the Washington Pos
The Alcohol Disease Being in college, the topic that seems to suffice everyone’s attention span would contain reference to consuming a drink with some presence of alcohol. Party, kegger and beer all convert a seemingly dull conversation to a hysterical joke that everyone understands. The person that consumed the most liquor and either passed out or vomited uncontrollably reins over the mere individuals who staggered out of the event only half full. While some crown them the king of the party, ot
LEARNING/CONTENT STANDARDS The word standard represents a specific idea of what teachers expect a student to recall, understand or demonstrate down the road. When teachers can assess how close a student comes to the standards, they know where to adjust or where to focus their attention. Each state sets the standards for the schools. Louisiana is number one in striving to improve the quality of education for its children. With the use of the internet in the individual classrooms, the quality of
Business in A Global Society 1. What is the history of our economic development and what does it tell us about the future? The United States has maintained its status as the world’s economic leader by continuously using innovative technology to become more productive. We see this every day of our lives, how all the businesses in the world try to keep up with the up and coming technology. The main purpose for this is to always make their business more efficient and productive, no matter what indu
Ciprofloxacin Compound Name: Ciprofloxacin Compound Formula: C17H18FN3O3 Molar Mass: 331g in one mole of Cipro % Composition by mass: 61.6% Carbon, 5.4% Hydrogen, 5.7% Fluorine, 12.7% Nitrogen, and 14.5% Oxygen % Composition by number: 17 Carbon, 18 Hydrogen, 1 Fluorine, 3 Nitrogen, and 3 Oxygen Melting Point: 207ºC (tablet) 258-260ºC (IV) Type Bonding: Contains both ionic and covalent bonds. Obtained: The Ciprofloxacin compound is obtained through synthetic production. Therefore, it does not ex
Unit 1 Investigating businesses Assignment 6- Description of three functional areas at Land Rover Functional area- one-production Land Rover produces vehicles based on custom order. This means that when a customer orders a car, it is made personally for them. But Land Rover does not mass-produce the cars; the car is made by order. The dealerships that sell the customer the car sends the order to land Rover including the features a customer requires. All Land Rover vehicles start off in the stamp
Downsizing Downsizing has both positive and negative aspects. In most cases I believe that the business benefits most. When downsizing occurs a company is able to cut costs and reorganize, in essence becoming more efficient. This newfound efficiency in the long run benefits everyone because companies are able to provide quality products at lower prices due to lowered production expenses. Certainly the employees who are dismissed in the process of downsizing do not immediately (if ever) benefit f
The Electric Chair World History, 5th Period December 3, 2000 Invention: Electric Chair Inventor: Thomas Edison Invented: 1887 Target Audience: State and Federal Prison Systems Price: Starting At $250 Advantages: · No Pain · Less execution duration · Not gruesome · Small, Compact, and Portable Unit · Person being executed is restrained Disadvantages: · Costly · Requires Energy · Requires Executioner Brief History: The chair was designed as an alternative to hanging. The stated reason for its dev
How Land Rover has to comply with environmental laws. Land Rover has external costs to the local community. Air pollution is a major problem, it happens when gases are released into the atmosphere. The fumes from machinery and vehicles cause this problem. This can affect peoples breathing e.g. asthma it can also cause cold-like symptoms. When the pollution is washed back to earth by the rain, this can cause damage towards buildings and plant life etc. Noise pollution is also a problem in the Lan
Nuclear Waste: The Skull Valley Controversy This paper will discuss the moral and ethical issues concerning how and why Locally Undesirable Land Uses (LULUs) and Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) are located. A LULU, or TSDF, can be a power plant, a munitions factory, a county landfill, a medical waste incinerator, a hazardous waste storage facility, a military base, an airport or any number of other facilities that people need, but do not want to live next to. The process of f
U.S. Expansionism During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the United States pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism, extending its political and economic influence around the globe. That pivotal era in the history of our nation is the subject of this on-line history. Through the course of history, many of the nations in the world expanded internationally through imperialism. These nations were creating empires throughout the world. The United States of America for example,
Flathead: Road to Self-sufficiency Before the Anglo American invaded the home of the Native Americans, Native Americans were successfully governing themselves. They managed to keep peace and administer justice though using their own customs, laws, and traditions. After the white invasion, the United States government recognized the need to let a “sovern nation” (such as the Indian nations) make and govern themselves by their own rules, “make their own laws and to be ruled by them”(Williams v Lee
Globalization Globalization is the increasing integration of world-economies through the free flow of goods and services across national boundaries. It can be seen as the liberalization of global markets. Goods and services can be defined as tangible and intangible, e.g. the agricultural sector supplying ground provisions can be classified as tangible and the tourism and banking sectors can be classed as intangible as they are service industries. Commonwealth Caribbean states include: Anguilla,
Genetically Modified Food Science is a creature that continues to advance at a much higher rate than ever before. World of information adds to humans` discovery and smoothens the path for more advances. But never in history science will be able to deeply affect our lives as science of Genetic Engineering does. With all the respects to this new advancement, Biotechnology forces humanity's power over forces of nature and also carries the risks to human health, the environment, animal and biodivers
Healthcare, Cost Basis …First things first… Heart Group, 4th PeriodCreating The Budget:Total up your fixed expenses and your flexible expenses. Subtract this total from your total income. If there is something left over, congratulations! You are living within your means. This would be a good time to decide where you can accelerate payment on your fixed expenses. If there is nothing left, or if your expenses exceed your income, it is time to sit down and seriously consider where you can cut back
Laissez-faire The industrial revolution changed the lives of the population drastically. It affected both the wealthier and the poorer sections of society, but in very different ways. The rich became richer through the success of manufacturing businesses, but the poor people were living in germ infested, crowded and very unhealthy conditions, much like their place of work. The streets were not cleaned or maintained and the health of the population suffered as a result. Working hours were long an
Hunger as Ideology In my eyes, women were never equal to men. They have lived in the shadows of men since the dawn of civilization. No one wants to live below anyone else throughout their lives. That is why many women have come together and stood up for their rights. I believe women have come a very long way in their fight for equality. Currently women are accepted in the workplace. They are seen holding important positions in businesses giving men the orders. Also, women are now taken seriously
Immigrants and Crime: Out of the Melting Pot and into the Fire English 102.5 Research Project 1 Crime is inherent in our nature. When Eve took the bite of the apple it was the first sin, but whether in legend, religion or history, all evidence leads to the same thing: as long as there are laws or rules of any kind, there will be people to break them. As the saying goes, rules are meant to be broken. Crime has no limits whether in time or space, race or culture. It is the ultimate “given” in the
Ionics company Introduction Today, in the dawn of a new century and amid the information technology explosion, there are at least 400 million people living in countries experiencing water stress . by the year 2025 , this number is estimated to climb to three billion.While there is no denying the impact of the internet and global information age, we believe that there probably no issue more profound or underestimated – for humanity than that of water scarcity . with world population surpassing th
Theodore Roosevelt With the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, not quite 43, became the youngest President in the Nation's history. He brought new excitement and power to the Presidency, as he vigorously led Congress and the American public toward progressive reforms and a strong foreign policy. He took the view that the President as a steward of the people should take whatever action necessary for the public good unless expressly forbidden by law or the Constitution. I did
McDonaldsThis is an exciting and interesting essay to write for a number of reasons. For one it's an honour to make a research on one of the most profitable societies of the world, for second because the kindness of McDonald's employees and the precision of McDonald's Web site, are perfect sources for all kind of information that can help analyse through Porter's value chain, all the aspects of its value creation. In the late 1940s, Dick and Mac McDonalds were searching for a way to improve thei
Impact of Television on Society It is very easy to criticize television.For Example ; there are too many repeats and the programme formats are repetative ( ie large number of game and quiz shows which are apparently cheap to produce). Many people are concerned that programmes which contain adult content are schedualed too early in the evening, parents worry about anti-social values portrayed in programmes along with the images of violence which may have a dramatic effect on their children. In Au
Method To help me prove my hypothesis ‘Lichfield has a typical CBD’, I carried out some fieldwork. My aim was to gather some accurate information, which enables me to decide whether Lichfield now rapid change and has a core and periphery. So on Friday 23rd April, I travelled to Lichfield and carried out a few different methods to help me prove my hypothesis. First of all I was allocated an area in Lichfield to carry out my pedestrian counts. There were further 26 other locations around Lichfield
Mexican Geography Today the Mexican agriculture is in transition. This sector that was stagnant over the past two and a half decades, has become the subject of government initiatives aimed at its modernization within a larger national context of economic reform. This essay will look at the challenges of the agricultural sector and state its new role in the Mexicans economy. The Mexico agricultural system exports fruits and vegetables, beer and tequila, seafood and cattle, and imports grains, oil
Cultural Differences This paper outlines the differences in the cultures of the United States versus Asian Indian and Vietnamese cultures. I will look at these countries and make not only a comparison based on cultures, but also comparisons from a business perspective. Although there are many differences in general societies, some issues such as women in the workplace, and images in the media, stand across many borders. Using the United States as my comparison culture I will first discuss the cu
Hurricane Andrew Hurricane Andrew 3 The government agencies provide better mitigation plans than local communities. With their budget and plans, they will be able to shield Florida from future devastation. While promoting research and publicizing the detrimental effects of hurricanes, the government can minimize the loss of lives as well as the costs of the damages following the tropical storm strikes. For the first half of the 20th century, Florida was hit with the hardest blows by hurricanes.
Investigating business My business-Marcus Gear Marcus Gear Limited is an established supplier of quality leathers and suede's for all industries, including specialised leathers for the saddle, bridle and fancy leather goods markets. Aims and Objectives of my chosen business It provides high quality leather to many customers abroad and around the UK. The aim of the business is to become profitable. The objective is to insure that he obtains the correct products so that they can achieve the right
Our Corporate-driven Nation We live in a corporate-driven nation. The view of our government is reflected in the French term “laissez faire” which means, “let people do as they choose.” This suggests minimal government interference in the business enterprise system. This notion is referred to as the “free enterprise system”, or capitalism, which implements the right to private ownership of property, competition within the business industry, and restricted government involvement in the corporate
History EUGENE’S CHILDHOOD Eugene de Mazenod was the starter and founder of O.M.I, which means Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Eugene de Mazenod was born in 1782 in Aix-en-Provence; his family was also very noble. Mazenod’s childhood wasn’t very good at all, in the young stages in his childhood he was forced into exile by the French Revolution. Mazenod’s family was forced to move to Italy, Venice. Their Eugene was to stay for his young ages. Eugene de Mazend didn’t have friends at all, soon in his l
Schindler’s List Schindler’s List by Steven Spielberg is a world-renowned film based on the drama of the World War 2 Holocaust survivors and the man who unexpectedly came to be their saviour. War profiteer Oskar Schindler uses Polish Jews as cheap labour to produce cookware for the German forces. But after witnessing the violent demise of the walled ghetto where the Krakow Jews have been forced to live, Schindler slowly begins to realize the immense evil of the Nazis. The film Schindler’s List w