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In the 1920's, Canadian women were only expected t
In the 1920\'s, Canadian women were only expected to stay home and do their household work, and to be a obedient housewife . This was the time period where women were considered to be under men\'s control. 20th century was a significant time period when women began to stand up for their rights. Throughout the 20th century women\'s rights in Canada slowly began to improve due to their ability to get involved in politics. One of the best examples of women in politics is Emily Murphy, the first wo...

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Gender studies, Women's rights in Canada, Feminism, Government of Canada, Persons of National Historic Significance, Canada, Emily Murphy, Racism in Canada, Edwards v Canada, Feminism in Canada, The Famous Five, Women's rights
Firstly, Canada was not a humanitarian nation beca
use of the immigration policies. Immigration policies were unfair to a lot of kinds of peoples. There were only certain types of immigrants that Canada preferred for example Canada would like American, British and European immigrants. Jewish, black, and Asian immigrants were the least desired type of immigrants. In 1885 the Canadian government also put a head tax on Chinese immigrants in hopes that because of this head tax they would not come to Canada. The head tax reduced the numbers of Chine...

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Immigration to Canada, Chinese head tax in Canada, Canadians, Asian immigration to the United States, Canada, Law, Japanese-Canadian internment, Chinese Canadians
Cheryl Cherian
Townsend ENG2D1 15 January 2016 Female Power In The Secret Life Of Bees All throughout history, women have been looked down upon and typically were the ones that had to do all the housework. They were often under the control of men. In the novel, The Secret Life of Bees , Sue Monk Kidd characterizes women as strong and independent individuals. Rosaleen and Lily display female power because they are bold on their stands and are not ruled over by men. Rosaleen Daise is signified as a strong woman...

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African-American Civil Rights Movement (195468) in popular culture, The Secret Life of Bees, English-language films, Film, Cinema of the United States, Fiction, Rosaleen
Cheryl Cherian
Ms. Hick ENG3U September- 30 -2016 Conformity to Individuality There are many pressures that one has to Face in this world,it could be from society,friends and even from their own family.Some give in and some do not. One of the main theme from the short story "Brother Dear" by Bernice Friesen is conformity to individualism. Friesen clearly show how the two main characters of this story Millicent and Greg goes through pressures faced by their family and how they develop from conformity to indivi...

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Period: _ Cold War: Document Based Question Directions: In a document-based question your task is two-fold. First, you must review a series of documents and become familiar with what each document is saying. Then, once you have a good understanding of the documents, you use them to write a 5-paragraph response to the writing prompt listed below. This writing prompt is based on the accompanying documents. It is designed to test your ability to work with historical documents. Therefore it is expe...

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International relations, Soviet UnionUnited States relations, Politics, Global politics, Nikita Khrushchev, Cold War, Heroes of the Soviet Union, Cuban Missile Crisis, Fidel Castro, Soviet Union, Central Intelligence Agency, Brinkmanship
The Prince, a political treatise written by the It
alian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli, describes the origin of the "true nature of power, no matter in what era or by whom it is exercised" and how it should be guarded by the generic "prince" figure, which is essentially a leader. Machiavelli speaks about many qualities that a true leader or prince should have, ones that will ensure his dominating power and influence for a long time. Many ponder if Joseph Stalin, the ruthless totalitarian dictator of the USSR, wa...

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Politics, Political philosophy, Academia, Machiavellianism, The Prince, Niccol Machiavelli, Tractatus Politicus, Joseph Stalin, Leadership, Machiavelli, Merchant Prince
How Lincoln handled the war
With firm conviction, Lincoln declared South Carolina\'s secession illegal and pledged to go to war to protect the federal union in 1861. During the four years of the American Civil War, the president steered the North to victory and authored the Emancipation Proclamation, which dealt a severe blow to the institution of slavery in the U.S. Lincoln was a thoughtful and soft-spoken man who used words sparingly but to great effect. His brilliance was captured in the Gettysburg Address, in which he...

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American Civil War, United States, Stateless people, George B. McClellan, Abraham Lincoln, Border states, Emancipation Proclamation, Confederate States of America, Union, Robert E. Lee, Baltimore riot, Jefferson Davis
For years before Adolf Hitler became chancellor of
Germany, he was obsessed with ideas about race. In his speeches and writings, Hitler spread his beliefs in racial "purity" and in the superiority of the "Germanic race"—what he called an Aryan "master race." He pronounced that his race must remain pure in order to one day take over the world. For Hitler, the ideal "Aryan" was blond, blue-eyed, and tall.When Hitler and the Nazis came to power, these beliefs became the government ideology and were spread in publicly displayed posters, on the ra...

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Politics, Nazi Germany, Nationalism, Antisemitism, Nazism, Racism, White supremacy, Historical definitions of race, Adolf Hitler, Master race, Nordic race, Hitler
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Mrs. Hitchens English3, Period 6 22 April, 2016 A Streetcar Named Desire A Streetcar Named Desire, written by Tennessee Williams, is a dramatic play about a distressed schoolteacher living in post-World War II New Orleans. The play follows the teacher, Blanche Dubois, and her experiences as she moves from Mississippi to live with her sister, her sister\'s husband and her husband in New Orleans. Although Blanche and her pregnant sister, Stella Kowalski, have not been in touch lately, Blanche pla...

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Fiction, Literature, Theatre, English-language films, Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Antichrista, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Allie Dunn
Mrs. Hitchens English 3, Period 6 7 July 2016 The Hunger Games Summary The Hunger Games , written by Suzanne Collins, is a critically acclaimed fictional novel. In the beginning of this novel, Katniss Everdeen is introduced. She is a fearless 16 year-old who lives in District 12 with her mother and her little sister, Primrose. Katniss\'s father was killed in a mine explosion when she was 11. Katniss and a cute boy, Gale, made a promise to take care of Katniss\' family. The two of them hunt with...

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Fiction, Film, Literature, English-language films, Peeta Mellark, Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games, Mockingjay, Fictional universe of The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Girl on Fire
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1405572 Topic: Chikungunya Narrowed: Lessons to Be Learned From Chikungunya Purpose: To inform Jamaicans of lessons they can learn from of the Chikungunya Virus. Thesis: In the past ten years Jamaica as gone through several healths scares such as the H1N1Virus, Foot and Mouth Disease, M alaria , Bird Flu, and more recently the Chikungunya Virus. The leadership of the country could learn lessons from the Chick-V epidemic such as how to be prepared, having ongoing public health education campaign...

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Biological weapons, Chikungunya, Ebola, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Liberia
Virtual reality can be defined as a, technology t
Virtual reality can be defined as a, "technology that enables users to enter computer generated worlds and interface with them three dimensionally through sight, sound, and touch" Virtual reality is a new exploration in science and technology using advanced and complex mechanics. Virtual reality allows for users to go far beyond simply looking at a computer screen. Instead, the user puts on a special suit or gloves equipped with sensors. These sensors are able to interpret body positions. The u...

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Virtual reality, Head-mounted displays, Computer peripherals, Oculus Rift, Mixed reality, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, Google Cardboard, PlayStation VR, Immersion, Fove, Headset
Inside a Man
Inside a Man The novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell is instrumental to the arc hetype of the anima figure in Carl Jung\'s theory of Individuation . According to Carl Jung, there can only be a single female spirit in a man and thus, W inston Smith, the main character, can only have one su itable anima figure. She should reflect the characteristics of the first anima figure, and then lea d Winston to be a whole . Winston \'s first anima figure is his mother, and later on have b een pass...

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Analytical psychology, Jungian archetypes, Carl Jung, Anima and animus, Julia, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Winston Smith, Complex, Self in Jungian psychology, Psyche, On the Soul, George Orwell
Homelessness means, of a person without a home, an
d therefore typically living on the streets because of many reasons such as financial or psychological problems. It has become such an abstraction, and it is applied to so any different kinds of people, with so many different histories an d problems, that it is almost meaningless. Homelessness in Canada is a very massive and concerning issue because of the growing population. Many people put the issue of homelessness aside because there are many organizations that do their best to help the home...

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Homelessness in Canada, Poverty, Homelessness in Vancouver, Vancouver, Homelessness, Homeless shelter, Homelessness in the United States, Homelessness in Australia
Principal - Steve Rauh Vice-Principals - J. Bach,
Principal - Steve Rauh Vice-Principals - J. Bach, B. Daudlin, G. Thomson WEST VANCOUVER SECONDARY SCHOOL 1750 Mathers Avenue West Vancouver, BC V7V 2G7 (604) 981-1100 Fax (604) 981-1101 Grade 8 Outdoor School Keats Camp, June 17-19 Important Information for Parents Dear Parents, We are looking forward to a fun-filled three days. Please find some reminders and important final details regarding Grade 8 Outdoor School starting on Wednesday, June 17th. Please refer to the registration previously se...

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Bags, Camping equipment, Luggage, Backpack, Hiking equipment, Camping, Sleeping bag, John Keats, Keats
After watching this video: https://www.youtube.com
/watch?v=Ra2t3S8jp8w and reading pages 126-129 in your textbook, complete the definitions and questions below. Vocabulary:Cathedral:a very large and important church which has a bishop in charge of it. Gothic :th i s style allowed walls to be thinner and higher Clergy:the official leaders of the religious activities of a particular group of believers.Excommunication:expelling someone form the churchMonastery:buildings in which monks liveConvent: building in which a community of nuns liveQues...

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Asceticism, Nun, Excommunication
Women's Studies
Essay 2 Ulfat al-Idlibi is a Syrian novelist and short story writer. She is known for using fiction to display realistically middle-class urban Syrian women, a sort of magic realism for portraying her own milieu. "The Breeze of Youth", a short story by al-Idlibi, talks about the changes of means and values that have occurred overtime between two women from different generation: the grandmother and her granddaughter. In the beginning, the reader understands that the granddaughter, who is eightee...

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Back Home, Women's rights
How do you feel when you have to wait for somethin
g you really, really want? What if it was something you couldn\'t live without? Whether you are rich or poor, men or women and we are all the same inside.  We have 2 kidneys, 2 lungs and 1 heart.  However, imagine you have to wait for something you really need. And it came down to life or death. Today I\'d like to talk to you about first, the need for organ donors, second, how you can become an organ donor after you die, and finally, how you can be helping many lives and the benefits from it....

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Organ donation, Medical ethics, Organ transplantation, Organ trade, Transplantation medicine, Organ donation in Australia
Women's Studies
Essay 1- final form Topic: International Women\'s Day, by Salwa BAKR, write an essay on the different topics present in the text. From the title of the text, many readers and "fast thinkers" would say that this is a day for the women\'s role in society, however it also highlights the enlightenment towards different women in different countries on their rights. International Women\'s Day: a day to commemorate the tradition that represents nine decades of struggle for equality, justice, and peace...

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Gender studies, Patriarchy, Gender equality, Gender role, Violence against women, Sociology of gender
Stereotypes and Identities
Nowadays, social media has bonded cultures. Identities have been revealed to the world and thus stereotypes have been created. Stereotypes go back in history where people were characterized depending on their identities some as kings others as slaves …. What makes up an identity? Many different understandings are present currently . S ome believe that identity is related to what country one was born in , others believe that it is determined by how many passports one owns. Unfortunately, media...

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Stereotypes, Discrimination, Social psychology, Labeling theory, Lebanese people, Lebanon
Towards Normalizing Homosexuality in the Arab Worl
d Lebanese American University Elias Saliba Abstract Despite having scratched homosexuality from the list of mental diseases, the American Psychology Association could not convince everyone that this sexual orientation is quite normal. Hence, the topic is controversial and worthy of examination. The aim of this paper is to elicit exactly why homosexuality should be normalized in the predominantly homophobic Arab world. After conducting pertinent secondary research about the topic, the findings...

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Interpersonal relationships, LGBT, Sexual orientation, Gender, Homosexuality, Homophobia, Homosexuality and psychology, Homosexuality and religion
Chapter 7: Marketing
Marketing Activities: Market research finds or collects the data to help solve marketing problems. Secondary data is collected by someone other than the user, for example censuses and surveys. Primary data is observed or collected by business and relates specifically to its needs or problems. . Product Development Most companies use market research to help develop new products, taking consumer reaction into account. Market research is a major part of product, as companies don\'t want to risk th...

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Marketing, Target market, Pricing, Advertising campaign, Product bundling, Brand, Competitive advantage, Pricing strategies, Marketing channel
Chapter 4: Economics and Politics
Economic and Political System Economic system: The way a country organizes its resources and distributes goods and services to its citizens. Market economy: An economic system determined by free competition, in which businesses, consumers, and government act independently of one another, and market forces and self-interest determine what goods are created a nd sold. Centrally planed economy: an economic system in which the government controls all elements of the economy, including prices, wages...

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Economic liberalism, Capitalism, Economic ideologies, Market socialism, Socialism, Free market, Economic system, Economics, Black market, Market economy, Economy, Tax
Chapter 6 : Social responsibility and NGO
Chapter 6 : Social responsibility and NGO What is corporate social responsibility? Corporate social responsibility (CSR): is defined as the duty of s a company\'s management to work in the best interests of the society it relies on for its resources, to advance the welfare of society, and to act as a good glob al citizen through its policies. CSR take s forms including: Making charitable donations Treating employees ethically Being environmentally conscious Ensuring safe working environments Sp...

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Applied ethics, Business ethics, Social responsibility, Social ethics, Euthenics, Corporate social responsibility, Stakeholder, Reputation, Corporate governance, Evolution of corporate social responsibility in India, CSR implementation
Chapter 5: International Trade Agreements and Orga
nizations Globalization and International trade Globalization: is the movement of goods, services, technology, investment, ideas and people throughout the world. Positive effects of globalization: Outsourcing Lower prices Improved human rights Increased productivity Innovation Better jobs Increased capital flow Negative effects of globalization : Lost Canadian jobs Fear of loss job Loss of Canadian productivity Exploitation of cheap labour Increased pollution Unhealthy products Spread of diseas...

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International trade, Globalization, Protectionism, Free trade, North American Free Trade Agreement, Trade agreement, World Trade Organization, Economic development, Outsourcing, International business, Economic globalization, Outline of globalization
Jean Valjean  -   Cosette's adopted father. Valj
Jean Valjean  -   Cosette\'s adopted father. Valjean is an ex-convict who leaves behind a life of hatred and deceit and makes his fortune with his innovative industrial techniques. He finds fulfillment in loving his adopted daughter and helping people who are in difficult situations, even when it means risking his own life and welfare. Valjean adopts pseudonyms to evade the police and combines a convict\'s street smarts with his newfound idealism and compassion. His whole life is a quest for...

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English-language films, British films, Les Misrables, Jean Valjean, Cosette, Javert, Thnardiers, ponine, Fantine, Marius Pontmercy, Friends of the ABC, Gavroche
ACTIVITY JOURNAL
Wanda Smith   Activity 1: Snowball Fights What I liked about this game, you can hit somebody and they cant get hurt because theyre foamy snowballs. And this item can be purchased or made. Activity 2: Legos Legos are fun because they can build and construct, and its an open game. Activity 3: Board Games (2) The first game was called Tailspin. This was a fun game because it gave us, or the children, a chance to form stories. The second was called Whats Next. Everyone had a chance to...

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Play, Snow, Snowball fight, Snowball
Visual Impairment in Children
ARTICLE TAKE-HOME TEST Wanda Smith   I chose this article because it was very informative specifically on visual impairment in children. It notified me that three percent of people who are visually-impaired are children in all of society. Many of these children come from certain regions. Poor, possibly third-world countries, I would say. The eye problems that riddle these children can be prevented when early, by simple childhood checkups. The article also informed me that there will be ma...

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RTT, Visual impairment, Amblyopia, Disability, Childhood blindness, Catalan Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Strabismus
THE 13TH AMENDMENT AND THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION
Anthony-Marquez DeVeaux   Anthony DeVeaux Brent Armstrong CP US History 11 23 September 2015 The 13th Amendment and the Emancipation Proclamation As president, Abraham Lincoln needed to spare the country from aggregate division. He expected to spare the union, and in the meantime, fulfill the states\' requirements and requests. With either side declining to move, the verging on urgent Lincoln had no other decision than to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. In spite of the fact that it d...

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African Americans in the Civil War, Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, Abolitionism in the United States, Emancipation Proclamation, Economic history of the United States, Abolitionism, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Emancipation, Abraham Lincoln and slavery, Slavery in the United States
GROWTH: ALL ASPECTS
Wanda Smith   When I sat down to write a reflection paper about myself I came to the realization that I was raised with good moral standings. My mother was a registered nurse and my father was in the United States Navy for 22 years. They worked hard and did the best they could with us. From a young age, my four siblings and I were taught that there were always many tasks that needed to be done, and in a timely manner. Having good morals is very important to me because I know that I was a...

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Moral development, Moral psychology, GROW, Chitto Harjo, Morality throughout the Life Span
Authors Introduction Project
Anthony DeVeaux Lesson 3 English 2 Lesson 3 Its been 5 years since my autobiography, Anthony, was first published. It has been a major success, and inspired me to write more. I currently have two other books in the process of being published. I started writing Anthony in the ninth grade, the beginning of March, and finished it in my first year of college. I was 14 then. From fellow author Sandra Cisneros Id like to repeat, A story is like a Giacometti sculpture. The farther away from it you a...

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Ezekiel, Hair, Sandra Cisneros
National Anthems and Their Flags
Anthony DeVeaux Lesson 12 English 2 JAPAN Kimi Ga Yo 君が代は 千代に八千代に さざれ(細)石の いわお(巌)となりて こけ(苔)の生すまで May the reign of the Emperor continue for a thousand, nay, eight thousand generations and for the eternity that it takes For sm...

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The Star-Spangled Banner, The Land, Kimigayo, My Country, 'Tis of Thee, The Flag of Secession, Jamaica, Land We Love
UNDERSTANDING RISKS AND ITS ROLE IN PLAY
Wanda Smith   Children can have a sense of their own abilities to assess risk. Children can really have fun by building forts, or make other things to do. Even though children have fun, they still have sense of their own abilities, for instance a child at the top of the play structure knows exactly what can happen to him if he falls from that high. Children have an innate ability to understand risks. One question to ourselves is what the roles are in which we play, making our childrens p...

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Learning, Outdoor recreation, Parks, Play, Playground
Last test history study guide.
Harry Bertoia Wired grid chair George nelson clock Warren Plattner sheaf of wheat chair Frank Gehry Hat trick chair Frank Gehry Cardboard Michael Graves Micheal graves the Aventine Alvar Aaltos furniture for the Paimo Sanitorium. Hans Wegner: The Chair Hans Wegner Peacock Chair 1 Eero Saarinen: Gateway Arch, 2 Tulip Chair 3 Womb chair 1 Case study house #8 by Eames 2 Tandem sling Eames 3 molded furniture Ray eames textiles Gropius: Fagus Shoe Factory Van Der Rohe: Barcelona Chair Pavilio...

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Chairs, Modernist architects, Tugendhat, Hans Wegner, Barcelona chair, Harry Bertoia, Brno chair, Wassily Chair, Arne Jacobsen, Furniture, Eames, Alvar Aalto
Elements and principles explaination
Element: Line The stairs and railings present vertical and horizontal lines. Element: Line The swaged path lead your eye from line-to-line creating mystique and wonder. The lines on the ceiling continue throughout the space creating movement and productivity. Element: Line The light from the skylight shines to guide your eyes up to using the lines from the stairs. Element: Line The blinds and ceiling fixtures (vertical lines) cast shadows of various lines on the horizontal clean-lined structure...

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Lighting, Texture, Design elements and principles
Romeo and Juliet
Lesson 8 3 Ps of Conflict Chart First persons perspective Second persons perspective Outcomes Possible solutions Romeo: Romeo has already secretly married Juliet, they are a couple Paris: Paris has gotten the approval of Juliets parents and family to wed her Romeo kills Paris in combat Paris couldve understood when Juliet said she didnt love him and backed off Romeo: Romeo tries to avoid Tybalts invitation to brawl because he loves him, and thats because Tybalt is Juliets cousin Tybalt:...

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Characters in Romeo and Juliet, English-language films, British films, Italian films, Films, Tybalt, Juliet, Mercutio, Friar Laurence, Count Paris, Such Tweet Sorrow, Romeo
The Tale of Despereaux and The Tale Of Despereaux: Are They So Differe
Vshon DeVeaux Mrs. Jill Zentmyer Reading 21 March 2015 Have you ever read a book and then saw the movie after, and realized they were completely different? In the story Tale of Despereaux, this is definitely the case. The differences are in the settings, characters, and events. One major difference is in the settings. The book started off in the walls of the castle where the mice lived. Antoinette was a mother mouse from France. The movie started off in a boat that was heading to the kingdom of...

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The Tale of Despereaux, Rat, Mouse
Child Development
Wanda M. Smith Joan Lengyel February 25, 2015 Observation of a Child Care Center Our Ladys School Preschool Directors name: Yolanda Delgado 650 24th Street San Diego, CA. 92102 3-4yrs of age, two teachers per 10 children in class Housekeeping/Dramatic Play: tables, chairs, dolls dress up clothes, computers, restrooms, learning toys) puzzles, games, blocks, ect.) stoves, sinks, ect. My impression of the room was that it was very well stocked and had many different items for all children to utili...

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Education, Early childhood education, Childhood, Educational stages, Preschool, Child care
Nicaragua
Nicaragua has a republican form of government, with an elected president, a congress, and a supreme court. Nicaraguas official language is Creole. Miskito is the main indigenous language and its related dialect. Creole as a first language and Spanish fluently as a second language. The seven indigenous peoples of Nicaragua live in two main regions: firstly, the Pacific Coast and Centre North of the country (or simply the Pacific), which is home to the Chorotega (221,000), the Cacaopera or Matag...

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Nicaragua, Republics, Rama people, Index of Nicaragua-related articles, Outline of Nicaragua
The role of computer literacy in our society
Ramos, Lady Rose G. Professor Laura Powell English 100 27 September 2015 Have you ever thought the importance of the word literacy in your life? Within todays teaching practices literacy has come to be a major part of the course curriculum when teaching early years. It has numerous definitions and meanings to individual people as it continues to be developed through our rapidly changing world. But for Kofi Annan, he describes literacy as Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. My understa...

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Literacy, Digital divide, Knowledge, Reading, Computer literacy, Health literacy, Information literacy
Why do I go to college?
Lady Rose Ramos Professor Laura Powell English 100 15 September 2015 Why do I go to college? Simple. Because I want to have a better future. I want a better life for myself and for my family. Another reason is I want to get better education other than High School Diploma. My final reason for wanting to go to college was that I wanted that college experience. I was lucky, blessed, fortune enough to get into college, so why not take advantage of it, and get the real college experience this is my c...

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Nicole Schmitz, Star Magic, Derek Raymond
Alices Adventures in Wonderland
Lady Rose Ramos Prof. Laura Powell English100 27 Oct 2015 Essay #4 is one of the most famous and enduring childrens classics (Alices Adventures in Wonderland Review). Full of fantastic characters, such as the White Rabbit, the King and the Queen of Hearts, the Mock Turtle, the Duchess, and the Mad Hatter it draws attention of children readership all over the world. Not only little ones are fond of this story, but also adults admire it for authors excellent use of symbolism and raising the...

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Kingdom Hearts characters, Alice in Wonderland, The Hatter, Through the Looking-Glass, Wonderland, Queen of Hearts, White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Alice, Mock Turtle, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Works based on Alice in Wonderland
Cycle of Poverty
Lady Rose Ramos Prof. Laura Powell English 100 19 October 2015 When it comes to poverty, there is the magnitude of definitions explaining the term. The definition of poverty has important implications from point of view of policy making, politics and academic debates. Each view has its own value judgments and explanations. Over the times, new definitions have surfaced the debates and yet, there is not a single universally acceptable definition of poverty. Definitions usually set the perimeters o...

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Welfare economics, Social inequality, Aid, Humanitarian aid, Poverty, Cycle of poverty, Economic inequality, Social class, Extreme poverty, American Dream, Concentrated poverty, Working poor
Alice Adventures in Wonderland: Growing up
Lady Rose Ramos Prof. Laura Powell English100 27 Oct 2015 Extra Credit The clearest topic that can be found in Alice\'s Adventures in Wonderland is the subject of growing up. Lewis Carroll loved the fair-minded and pure way youthful kids approach the world. With Alice\'s Adventures in Wonderland, he needed to portray how a kid sees our grown-up world, including the majority of the guidelines and social etiquette we made for ourselves, and in addition the inner self\'s and unfortunate propensitie...

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Kingdom Hearts characters, Alice in Wonderland, English-language films, Wonderland, Alice, Queen of Hearts, Through the Looking-Glass, Book:Alice in Wonderland, Works based on Alice in Wonderland
Global Warming
Lady Rose Ramos Prof. Laura Powell English 100 23 October 2015 Dear Mr. President I am composing a letter today about an issue that is very important to me and a millions of Americans across the nation. I know there are numerous imperative things to be done in your term, yet I trust that taking action to environmental change is at the highest priority on your rundown. As I am sure you are aware, environmental change threatens life as we probably aware it on the planet, and it is as of now event....

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Climate history, Climate change, Global warming, Global warming controversy, Climate change denial
Glass Metaphors
Anne Tracy Stephen Grundmeier English 1A April 22, 2015 From her first memory of catching fire as she boiled hotdogs by herself in the trailer park her family had camped out in, to her last glimpse of her mother, as she picked through a New York City Dumpster, Jeannette Walls disconnected, direct, and undaunted narration of her rags-to-riches life demonstrates a disquieting ride, in her memoir The Glass Castle. Written in 2005, the book recounts Walls\' and her siblings\' unconventional, pove...

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Memoirs, The Glass Castle, Jeanette
Music and More
Anne Tracy English 1A Stephen Grundmeier May 6, 2015 Blinding lights onstage, shining so bright you cant see the audience sitting only three feet away from you, which is all the better or else you would be in danger of breaking the fourth wall. There is a pause in the music as the beloved White Knight dies in the arms of Alice; you can feel sadness rolling off the audience and you smile as you think to yourself, not for long, darlings. You quickly wipe the smirk off your face, preparing for t...

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Theater, The Who, Theatre
Roman Toga for Freedom
Anne Tracy Professor Rankin History 17A March 14, 2015 "Where danger is, dear mother, there must your son be. Now is no time for any of Americans children to shrink from any hazard. I will set her free or die. Joseph Warren to his Mother (New England Historical Society) There is no Founding disposition that arrested the aspiring vision and spirit of America, nor matched inspiring words with rational actions that rose to the occasion, quite like Doctor Joseph Warren. Born in June of 1741 as t...

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American Revolution, Joseph Warren, Battle of Bunker Hill, Boston Massacre, Loyalist, Boston Tea Party, Stamp Act, Patriot
Ignorant yet Powerful
Anne Tracy Professor Rankin History 17 A April 22, 2015 The LA times wrote an article about a proposal William Shatner made concerning the California drought: William Shatner: Solve Californian drought with Seattle pipeline. His idea is to raise money in order to build a pipeline, not unlike the Alaskan pipeline, that will connect to, some place like Seattle, In order to move the water to areas that need it in California. Shatners idea is similar to plans made in the 60s for California to t...

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Star Trek, English-language films, William Shatner, Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Has Been, Shatner, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
The Stars can Change
Anne Tracy History 17A Professor Rankin March 3rd, 2015 A brief look at the life of Olivia J. Hooker, the first black woman coast guard, a former Professor of psychology at Fordham University, and a woman who has seen the injustice of the world and taken a stand against it. The coast Guard is planning to name one of their most popular buildings on the base on Staten Island after Dr. Hooker, due to her service in the Guard and her efforts in helping people. Dr. Hooker has been a part of making th...

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