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The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby as Modernist Literature By the end of World War I, many America authors were ready to change their ways and views on writing. Authors were tired of tradition and limitations. One of these writers was F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald was a participant in the wild parties with bootleg liquor, but he was also a critic of this time. His book, The Great Gatsby is an excellent example of modernist literature, through its use of implied themes and fragmented storyline.
Woodstock
Woodstock
Woodstock Woodstock 1969: Peace and Love Woodstock was a rock music festival that took place near Woodstock, New York in a town called Bethel. The festival took place over three days, August 15, 16, and 17, 1969. The original plan for Woodstock was an outdoor rock festival, "three days of peace and music" in the Catskill village of Woodstock. The festival was expected to attract 50,000 to 100,000 people. It was estimated that an unexpected 400,000 or more people attended. If it weren�t for Woo
On March 28, 1979 a series of mechanical, electric
On March 28, 1979 a series of mechanical, electric
TMI On March 28, 1979 a series of mechanical, electrical, and human failures led to what has been described as the worst nuclear power plant accident in the history of the United States. News of the accident rocked the nation, and its effects were keenly felt by those who lived in the shadow of the great concrete towers of Three Mile Island. The accident began about 4:00 a.m. on March 28, 1979, when there was failure in the secondary, non-nuclear section of the plant. The main feedwater pumps st
Hostile Takeover of the New World
Hostile Takeover of the New World
Hostile Takeover of the New World The Effects of the United States Government on the Indians "The responsibility of any nation, and the particular responsibility of elected officials of any nation, is not to justify what has passed for legality but to anticipate the conditions and problems of tomorrow and attempt to deal with them. The current confusion and violence in Indian Country are a result of the failure to do so by generations of elected officials in this country. To continue to perpetua
Free speach
Free speach
free speach What we have here is two important values in direct conflict: freedom of speech and our desire for healthy campaigns in a healthy democracy. You can\'t have both. House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt2 The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the lat
Rocky Morris
Rocky Morris
Rocky Morris Speech 2060 1:30-2:30 MWF "What Sort of Man Reads Playboy?" "What sort of man reads Playboy? He\'s a man who turns his leisure time into an adventure...He\'s a man with a discriminating eye...He\'s a man who is smart about his future." Playboy-Aug.,Sept.,Oct. 1996 While flipping through the pages of a once controversial but now globally excepted magazine, one will find an interesting advertisement within the covers of Playboy. There is a full page color advertisement that generally
History of computer
History of computer
History of computer History of the Computer Industry in AmericaAmerica and the Computer Industry Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of our lives. Such a device that changes the way we work, live, and play is a special one, indeed. A machine that has done all this and more now exists in nearly every business in the U.S. and one out of every two households (Hall, 156). This incredible invention is the computer. The electronic computer has been around for
Biblical Christian Influence on American Films
Biblical Christian Influence on American Films
Biblical Christian Influence on American Films One of the most interesting and probably the most important and influential books ever written in Western history is the Holy Bible. No other book has come close to having had such a profound influence on the religious, intellectual, philosophical, political, military and cultural life of society throughout the world where western civilization has penetrated. Some people believe it’s the best work of literature ever written; others believe that is t
Marketing Notes
Marketing Notes
Marketing Notes [Category]: business [Paper Title]: Marketing Notes [Text]: Chapter 1 - Marketing In a Changing World What is marketing? - Creating customer value and stratification are at the very heart of modern marketing thinking and practice. Market Defined - Markets always focus at satisfying customers needs - Marketing: A social and managerial process by which individuals and groups obtain what they need and want through creating exchanging products and value with others. - Needs: States o
Starbucks Humana and Ethics
Starbucks Humana and Ethics
Starbucks Humana and Ethics This paper examines the ethical foundations of two companies operating in very different markets. Starbucks is a chain of coffeehouses specializing in gourmet coffee lines. Starbucks is based on sound ethical principals permeated through the central core of its business operations. The result of several probes leads to a conclusion that Starbucks does business in a profitable and morally sound manner. Humana Inc. is a large Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) with
Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Arguments For And A
Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Arguments For And A
Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Arguments For And Against The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other ; one those who are pro marijuana and those who are anti marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician\'s Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana
History of the Computer Industry in America
History of the Computer Industry in America
History of the Computer Industry in America Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of our lives. Such a device that changes the way we work, live, and play is a special one, indeed. A machine that has done all this and more now exists in nearly every business in the U.S. and one out of every two households (Hall, 156). This incredible invention is the computer. The electronic computer has been around for over a half-century, but its ancestors have been arou
Labor and Unions in America
Labor and Unions in America
Labor and Unions in America The Industrial Revolution was dawning in the United States. At Lowell, Massachusetts, the construction of a big cotton mill began in 1821. It was the first of several that would be built there in the next 10 years. The machinery to spin and weave cotton into cloth would be driven by water power. All that the factory owners needed was a dependable supply of labor to tend the machines. As most jobs in cotton factories required neither great strength nor special skills,
Elvis: Americas King
Elvis: Americas King
Elvis: Americas King April 22, 2005 America\'s King Elvis Presley may be the single most important figure in American 20th century popular music. Not necessarily the best and certainly not the most consistent. But no one could argue with the fact that he was the musician most responsible for popularizing rock roll on an international level. Viewed in cold sales figures, his impact was phenomenal. Dozens upon dozens of international smashes from the mid-\'50s to the mid-\'70s, as well as the stea
Community Buliding
Community Buliding
Community Buliding Building Online Communities of Practice Foreword Information and communication technologies are developing at a breath-taking pace. They repre-sent the foundation of the coming Information Society which will establish completely new struc-tures in economy and society. This process is chiefly characterised by the globalisation of com-munication and of all activities linked to it. National frontiers are losing their significance. We are becoming global players, and services and
Iran
Iran
Iran Iran Iran is a country located in the Middle East. The main source of income for the country is oil, the one object that had greatly influenced its history. Iran\'s present government is run as an Islamic Republic. A president, cabinet, judicial branch, and Majilesor or legislative branch, makes up the governmental positions. A revolution that overthrew the monarch, which was set in 1930, lasted over 15 years. Crane Brinton\'s book, An Anatomy of a Revolution, explains set of four steps a c
Estabkishing ISO Standards
Estabkishing ISO Standards
Estabkishing ISO Standards 1. Introduction Standards are documented agreements containing technical specifications or other precise criteria to be used consistently as rules, guidelines, or definitions of characteristics, to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose. For example, the format of the credit cards, phone cards, and smart cards that have become commonplace is derived from an ISO International Standard. Adhering to the standard, which defines su
Private School Vouchers
Private School Vouchers
Private School Vouchers Proposals to use private school vouchers, a marketplace strategy, as a mechanism by which to improve the general quality of public education have produced a lively debate. Frequently, that debate has degenerated into a disagreement about whether public schools are as good as private schools or whether a given private school is better than a certain neighborhood public school. Other issues raised in these discussions include the appropriate use of public funds, the role of
Time, Talent and Tangible Resources
Time, Talent and Tangible Resources
Time, Talent and Tangible Resources Time, Talent and Tangible Resources It is difficult to believe that it is already time to write my fourth and final column as president of NCSEA for the Child Support Quarterly. Although this is my last major writing assignment, many opportunities to be of service to the child support community remain available between now and August 2, 2000, and I assure you that I will avail myself of as many of them as are humanly possible. I decided to close out my series
Pacifism and Conscientious objection
Pacifism and Conscientious objection
Pacifism and Conscientious objection During the 20th century America has been involved in many conflicts that have led to war or the taking up of arms against other humans and nations. Although the vast majority of Americans have blindly accepted these actions throughout the century, more and more people are seeing war as morally wrong. Reasons for this epiphany are based off of a variety of things and encompass many other aspects related to war and killing examples include: due to moral and eth
Baby Boomers, The Driving Force
Baby Boomers, The Driving Force
Baby Boomers, The Driving Force Landlord-tenant law combines three areas of law; 1.) property law 2.) contract law and 3.) negligence law. Landlord-tenant law combines three areas of law; 1.) property law 2.) contract law and 3.) negligence law. Colleges nation wide have been reporting strong surges in enrollment largely due to baby boomers returning to school. Baby boomers are Americans born between 1946 and 1964. Soldiers returning from WWII caused a rise in the birth rate of the United States
Secret Of Lock Picking
Secret Of Lock Picking
Secret Of Lock Picking Contents Introduction Tools Lock Identification Pin Tumbler Locks Wafer Tumbler Locks Double Wafer Locks Pin and Wafer Tumbler Padlocks Tubular Cylinder Locks Mushroom and Spool Pin Tumbler Locks Magnetic Locks Disk Tumbler Locks Tips for Success INTRODUCTION The ancient Egyptians were the first to come up with a complicated security device. This was the pin tumbler lock. We use the same security principle today on millions of applications. The most commonly used lock toda
Neo-nazis in america
Neo-nazis in america
neo-nazis in america The American Neo -Nazi movement started in the streets in the middle 1980\'s, in the U.S. The movement is an act to keep alive the beliefs and actions of Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Regime. Believers and activist in the movement are known as Skinhead, or Skins. Some are dresses like a lot like the original British movement, which was started by some rough looking teenagers in combat boots hanging out on the streets. The average Skinhead, wears combat boots or Doc Martens, thin
Racism in America
Racism in America
Racism in America Racism has taken on several forms in America over the past several hundred years. The most substantial or well known is the plight of the African American slaves and the injustices they suffered. Today, a new form of racism is developing; one that has always been around but has now entered the forefront of most Americans minds. This new racism is against members of the Middle Eastern culture and religion. The actions of September 11th have not created a new problem, they have j
Legalizeation of cannabis
Legalizeation of cannabis
legalizeation of cannabis Legalization of marijuana The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare Both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions Fighting each other; one those who are pro-marijuana and those who are Anti-marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on The halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician\'s Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that Marijuana should
Hippies
Hippies
hippies "Old hippies don\'t die, they just lie low until the laughter stops and their time comes round again."(Stolley 238) Counterculture by definition is a culture, especially of young people, with values or lifestyles in opposition to those of the established culture. Counterculture way of life in the 1960s featured the ideas of, peace, love, music, drug use, freedom of sexuality, and much more, these ideas were mostly associated with the hippies. Hippies were mostly rebellious young people w
The Atomic Bomb
The Atomic Bomb
The Atomic Bomb "Then a tremendous flash of light cut across the sky . Mr. Tanimoto has a distinct recollection that it traveled from east to west, from the city toward the hills. It seemed like a sheet of sun. John Hersey, from Hiroshima, pp8 On August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. On that day the United States of America detonated an atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima. Never before had mankind seen anything like. Here was something that was slightly bigger than an ordinary bomb, yet
Technology and the Future of Work
Technology and the Future of Work
Technology and the Future of Work Technology and the Future of Work Every society creates an idealised image of the future - a vision that serves as a beacon to direct the imagination and energy of its people. The Ancient Jewish nation prayed for deliverance to a promised land of milk and honey. Later, Christian clerics held out the promise of eternal salvation in the heavenly kingdom. In the modern age, the idea of a future technological utopia has served as the guiding light of industrial soc
Cognitive Dissonance
Cognitive Dissonance
Cognitive Dissonance How do human beings make decisions? What triggers a person to take action at any given point? These are all questions that I will attempt to answer with my theoretical research into Leon Festinger's theory of cognitive dissonance, as well as many of the other related theories. We often do not realize the psychological events that take place in our everyday lives. It is important to take notice of theories, such as the balance theory, the congruency theory and the cognitive d
Pornography -- Sex or Subordination?
Pornography -- Sex or Subordination?
Pornography -- Sex or Subordination? Violence and Pornography In the late Seventies, America became shocked and outraged by the rape, mutilation, and murder of over a dozen young, beautiful girls. The man who committed these murders, Ted Bundy, was later apprehended and executed. During his detention in various penitentiaries, he was mentally probed and prodded by psychologist and psychoanalysts hoping to discover the root of his violent actions and sexual frustrations. Many theories arose in at
Hopewell Indian Culture
Hopewell Indian Culture
Hopewell Indian Culture The Hopewell Studied since the discovery of the conspicuous mounds in Ross County Ohio, the Hopewell have been an archaeological enigma to many. The tradition is so named for the owner of the farm, Captain Hopewell, where over thirty mounds were discovered. Earlier studies focused more on the exotic grave goods such as precious metals, freshwater pearls, many of these objects had come from all corners of the continent from the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico, and no
Problematic Solutions
Problematic Solutions
Problematic Solutions With the New Year approaching great change will undoubtedly accompany the new millennium. Changes in technology and the arts will emerge naturally but as the times change it is our responsibility to ensure that social policies are designed to best benefit society. Drugs, crime, violence, poverty, and illiteracy are all rising at amazing speeds and this indicates a problem in our current social policy. While there are many possible reasons for these problems the correspondin
Economic Growth versus Income Inequality
Economic Growth versus Income Inequality
Economic Growth versus Income Inequality Economic Growth versus Income Inequality For ten years now, our economy has been growing more dramatically than any other time since World War II. . The stock market is at an all-time high. The government is spending less on itself, and more on the people-we’ve finally achieved a balanced budget. If we’re doing so well, why isn’t everyone getting rich? Most economists point to the fact that the upper class is running away with capitalism-and that the midd
INTERNET
INTERNET
INTERNET Technology is Changing Education The best method for improving educational standards is to utilize every tool available, including state-of-the-art technology. Computers and the Internet have expanded the way in which education can be delivered to the students of today. Today\'s networking technologies provide a valuable opportunity to the practice of learning techniques. Educators are discovering that computers and multi-based educational tools are facilitating learning and enhancing s
assessing marketing strategy of Ford
assessing marketing strategy of Ford
assessing marketing strategy of Ford Ford Motor Company Ford Motor Company is one of the world’s largest producers of cars and trucks and one of the largest providers of automotive financial services marketing vehicles under the eight brands shown below. The Company is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. During 2002, the company made 6.7 million vehicles and employed 328,000 people worldwide. Business partners include 25,000 dealers and more than 10,000 suppliers.
Fahrenheit 451 symbolism
Fahrenheit 451 symbolism
Fahrenheit 451 symbolism Ray Bradburys satire, Fahrenheit 451, is a novel full of symbols criticizing the modern world. Among those symbols appears The Hound. The Hounds actions and even its shape are reflections of the society Bradbury has predicted to come. Montags world continues on without thought; without any real reason. There is no learning, no growth, and no purpose. The Mechanical Hound slept but did not sleep, lived but did not live in its gently humming, gently vibrating, softly i
In Search of Excellence
In Search of Excellence
In Search of Excellence By: Anonymous In Search of Excellence was the 1982 best-selling look at excellent companies and an attempt to identify the attributes they had in common that helped to make them successful. Thomas Peters and Robert Waterman studied dozens of American companies and deemed these companies to be excellent: Bechtel, Boeing, Caterpillar, Dana, Johnson & Johnson, Hewlett-Packard, Delta, Fluor, IBM, Procter and Gamble, McDonalds, 3M, Digital Equipment and Emerson Electric. The b
Justify the knowledge or it wi
Justify the knowledge or it wi
Justify the knowledge or it wi Justify the Knowledge or It Will be Taught in Vain If you were to ask a teenager today if he or she would rather study or watch television, what do you think the answer would be? From what I have seen in myself when I was a teenager and in almost everyone that I meet, nobody would rather study. Today's fast food culture has sucked the beauty out of individual thought and the acquirement of knowledge. Schools give an insufficient amount of knowledge on a variety of
Facism
Facism
Facism Fascism is a form of counter-revolutionary politics that first arose in the early part of the twentieth-century in Europe. It was a response to the rapid social upheaval, the devastation of World War I, and the Bolshevik Revolution. Fascism is a philosophy or a system of government the advocates or exercises a dictatorship of the extreme right, typically through the merging of state and business leadership, together with an ideology of aggressive nationalism. Celebrating the nation or the
An Overview of the Histoy of Computers
An Overview of the Histoy of Computers
An Overview of the Histoy of Computers Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of our lives. Such a device that changes the way we work, live, and play is a special one, indeed. A machine that has done all this and more now exists in nearly every business in the US and one out of every two households (Hall, 156). This incredible invention is the computer. The electronic computer has been around for over a half-century, but its ancestors have been around for
Are Blacks Too Cool For The We
Are Blacks Too Cool For The We
Are Blacks Too Cool For The We Do less blacks than their fellow white Americans use the web? According to the Pew Study on Internet Usage , the answer is yes, but this study is also quick to point out that it's not merely color, it's a mixture of things. However, according to Leonce Gaiter , author of Is the Web too Cool for Blacks, 'the web mocks #8230;our fundamental beliefs, our core desires. (p 643)'; Gaiter flatly states that the majority of white Americans have an ignorance for black cultu
Drugs And Crime
Drugs And Crime
Drugs And Crime Use federal tax dollars to fund these therapeutic communities in prisons. I feel that if we teach these prisoners some self-control and alternative lifestyles that we can keep them from reentering the prisons once they get out. I am also going to describe some of today’s programs that have proven to be very effective. Gottfredson and Hirschi developed the general theory of crime. It According to their theory, the criminal act and the criminal offender are separate concepts. The c
Privatization
Privatization
Privatization Privatization What is Privatization? Privatization is the process of transferring productive operations and assets from the public sector to the private sector. Broadly defined in this fashion, privatization is much more than selling an enterprise to the highest bidder, as it includes contracting out, leasing, private sector financing of infrastructure projects, liquidation, mass privatization, etc. My testimony will argue that there is no single best approach to privatization; the
The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana
The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana
The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other; one those who are pro-marijuana and those who are anti-marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana should be legalized in order to treat terminally ill patien
Life in the Colombian Cocain Trade
Life in the Colombian Cocain Trade
Life in the Colombian Cocain Trade Colombian Cocaine Trade Cocaine is produced from the Coca plants usually found in the mountain climates of Colombia. The first cocaine alkaloid was not achieved until 1855. The cocaine alkaloid was first isolated by a German Chemist Friedrick Gaedcke. Cocaine was first used in the 1880\'s as an anesthetic in eye, nose, and throat surgeries because of its capability to provide anesthesia as well as to constrict blood vessels and limit bleeding. Its therapeutic a
The Power of Fear
The Power of Fear
The Power of Fear The introductory readings, Obrien's If I die in a Combat Zone, Hasford's The Short-Timers, Moore's The Green Berets, and Obrien's Going After Cacciato, all share a common element - fear. An integral part of each story is a sense of fear that helps to intensify the experiences being related by the author; ie make the stories more realistic. Without the use of fear, these stories would lose much of their impact. The entire experience of Vietnam pivots on fear for many of the char
BUSINESS PLAN
BUSINESS PLAN
BUSINESS PLAN Business Law April 20, 2004 1. Executive Summary Name and location: Modern Homemade, 2100 Main St., Philadelphia, PA 19101 "Modern Homemade"- "a steak buffet," unlike a typical restaurant, will provide a unique combination of excellent food at value pricing with a fun and entertaining atmosphere. Modern Homemade is the answer to an increasing demand. The public (1) wants value for everything that it purchases, (2) is not willing to accept anything that does not meet its expectation
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-- Copyright Information -- 1998 SIRS, Inc. -- SIRS Researcher Winter 1998 Title: AIDS and Immunity Author: Laurie Garrett Source: Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) Publication Date: July 7, 1998 Page Number(s): C1+ --------------------------- NEWSDAY (Long Island, N.Y.) July 7, 1998, pp. C1+ Copyright 1998, Newsday, Inc./Laurie Garrett. Reprinted by permission. AIDS AND IMMUNITY Battling the Perfect Immune System Killer by Laurie Garrett Staff Correspondent GENEVA--"It's hard to tell if the glass is
History of Philippine Cinema
History of Philippine Cinema
History of Philippine Cinema REEL TO REAL: THE HISTORY OF PHILIPPINE FILMS Introduction The youngest of the Philippine arts, film has evolved to become the most popular of all the art forms. Introduced only in 1897, films have ranged from silent movies to talkies; black and white to color. Outpacing its predecessors by gaining public acceptance, from one end of the country to the other, its viewers come from all walks of life. Nationwide, there are more than 1000 movie theaters. Early in the 198
Superman - All American
Superman - All American
Superman - All American Superman, All-American Hero Gary Engle describes Superman as the ultimate American, "Superman is the greatest American hero" (Engle, 677). After reading three comic books I notice an occurring theme of wanting to protect what is good, even though the comic books chosen span over eleven years. Several distinct things to Superman\'s personality are his cape, the respect he has for others, the respect others have for him, his intelligence, his protection of all life and what