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The Beginning of the Vietnam War
The Beginning of the Vietnam War
The Beginning of the Vietnam War Introduction Thankyou for deciding to continue to read. Here I am not trying to be a complete guide to the Vietnam War, but what I think about this hugely misunderstood war. If you want to know about the Vietnam war, I highly recomment the book Nam, The Vietnam Experience 1965-753Its an excellent resource, and after a ling time I am still reading it myself, learning new things and understanding more. How it Started A lot is misunderstood by many people about th
cloning
cloning
cloning Warren Joe Biology I-11:00-12:20 Dr. T G Thomas 12-2-00 Can we and should we clone humans? Cloning humans has recently become a possibility that seems much more realistic in today's society than it was twenty years ago. It is a method that involves the production of a group of identical cells or organisms that all derive from a single individual (Grolier 220). It is not known when or how cloning humans really became a possibility, but it is known that there are two possible ways that we
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
Wherefore the Maintenance of L
Wherefore the Maintenance of L
Wherefore the Maintenance of L The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure. -Thomas Jefferson On a cold, miserable day in the North Caucasus, the only one who does not look dismal is Russian General Mikhail Malofeyev. He is dead. His body is flag draped and on open display before a dark stand of pines. He is encircled by his mourning officers clad in hulking, camouflage coats. "Russia Admits Chechnya Losses Growing," sa
Bulemia
Bulemia
Bulemia Not All Black And White Christmas is a time of joy, but the Christmas of 1988 was one of revelation for me. My best friend of 15 years unveiled her deepest, darkest, most private secret; she was bulimic. I was unfamiliar with the disorder at the time, but when she told me of her 7 year struggle with anorexia and bulimia, I had to know more, to understand the what, why, and how. The first article I found on eating disorders was in a glossy covered periodical, Parents' Magazine. It briefly
Grumman X-29 By Pace
Grumman X-29 By Pace
Grumman X-29 By Pace I have chosen to do my book report on the book “The Grumman X-29”, by Steve Pace, for a couple of reasons. I’ve seen the X-29 in flight at an air show and was mystified by its wing design. I asked myself how could something like that fly at all? This book shed some light on the mysteries of how the X-29 flies and performs. I am going to tell you a little about the book and the X-29, so sit back relax and enjoy the fruits of my reading labor. The X-29 is a single-engine aircr
All Quiet On The Western Front
All Quiet On The Western Front
All Quiet On The Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front, directed by Delbert Mann, is based on the novel written by Erich Maria Remarque. It tells the story of a German schoolboy, Paul Baumer, and a group of his classmates, who journey from fantasies of heroic glory to the real horror of actual soldiering. Their journey is a coming of age tale that centers on the consternation of war and emphasizes the moral, spiritual, emotional, and physical deterioration suffered by the young soldiers.
Time To Kill
Time To Kill
Time To Kill Two white men, Billy Ray Lobb and Pete Williard rape the 10-year-old black girl Tonga. Everybody in the town is upset with the incident and the two men are found quickly and brought into jail. At the bail hearing Tonga’s father, Carl Lee Hailey, shoots the two rapists and now the town is split into two sides. One side understands Carl because a lot of fathers would have done the same thing in his situation. But the other side that contained most of the town people want him to be pun
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights When Wuthering Heights was published it was blasted it’s contemporaries as obscene. They railed that Catherine and Heathcliff were the most immoral and in general worst people they had ever had the misfortune of reading about. Although Wuthering Heights has taken it's rightful place as masterwork of 19th century literature and Emily BrontÁ has receive credit for her work, it is still possible to see where the early attacks are based. Heathcliff especially behaves in a very obtu
Scarlet Letter
Scarlet Letter
Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn begins by dealing with Hester Prynne’s crime and sentence. She shows herself to be a proud woman in how she embroiders her bright red “A” with golden thread to be displayed to her community. She is a skilled seamstress and she doesn’t seem, despite her disgrace, to be afraid to show that about herself. When she walked down the street from the prison to the scaffold, the narrator talks about her realization of how foolish and cowardly she wo
Goal
Goal
Goal The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt, is the story of a man who at his crossroads, and what direction he decides to take. The story is about a plant manager named Alex Rogo. We find Alex six months into his first plant managers position at UniCo, in the UniWare Division. The plant is located in Bearington Massachusetts, where Alex grew up. UniCo is definitely a manufacturing plant, what they manufacture, I still do not know. The story begins when Alex’s supervisor, Bill Peach, comes into the pla
Pigman
Pigman
Pigman By Paul Zindel. The Pigman is a story about John and Lorraine, high school sophomores who, not getting what they need from their families, must surreptitiously seek love, reassurance, and meaning on the outside. In each other and Mr. Pignati (the Pigman), owner of a porcelain pig collection, they find love and reassurance; the meaning they find in themselves, in the unfolding of their relationship with Mr. Pignati and the drama leading to his death. John, a handsome and wild boy, drinks a
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park I. A Brief Summary of the Plot. A billionaire has created a technique to clone dinosaurs. From the left behind DNA that his crack team of scientists and experts extract he is able to grow the dinosaurs in labs and lock them up on an island behind electrified fences. He has created a sort of theme park on the island which is located off the west coast of Costa Rica. The island is called Isla Nublar. He plans to have the entire planet come and visit his wondrous marvels. He asks a gr
Dawn
Dawn
Dawn The book I read for my book review was Dawn, by Elie Wiesel. This story represents the post WWII struggle of the Israeli freedom fighters – one young man in particular, who has found himself on the other side of the gun. Wiesel himself severed his time in the death camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald during the War, and had previously written Night, the memoirs of his experiences. The purpose of this book, in my mind, was to express the inner most thoughts and the anguish of Elisha. Elisha is
Moviegoer
Moviegoer
Moviegoer In Walker Percy’s story The Moviegoer, Binx Bolling, a Stockbroker on the verge of turning thirty is on a quest. Set in 1960 New Orleans during Mardi Gras Binx, an upper class southern gentleman sets out to find out about himself. Answer questions that have tugged at his soul. Questions about despair, everydayness, religion and romance. Binx is stuck in a quagmire. He must break out from this cloak of ennui and find the essence of being. But how? How can people, a person with a soul an
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye In JD Salingers' Catcher in the Rye, a troubled teenager named Holden Caufield struggles with the fact that everyone has to grow up. The book gets its title from Holden's constant concern with the loss of innocence. He did not want children to grow up because he felt that adults are corrupt. This is seen when Holden tries to erase naughty words from the walls of an elementary school where his younger sister Phoebe attended. While I was sitting down, I saw something that drove
Vietnam Retaliation In The U.S
Vietnam Retaliation In The U.S
Vietnam Retaliation In The U.S ÿ�Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind.� - Gen William C Westmoreland, US Army (http://www.encyclopedia.com/articles/13476.html) It is said that a war cannot be fought without the support of the people. Much so was this related to the Vietnam conflict. I say the �Vietnam Conflict� in that the United States never actually declared war on North Vietnam after its c
american education
american education
american education Throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, the American educational system has undergone much transition in response to our changing society. Though there have been many problems raised throughout the years in regard to what our school systems should be teaching our children, there have also been many developments. In the final decades of the 20th century, education has continued to evolve in order to meet society’s demands. The transformation of society has created numerous pr
Home Improvement
Home Improvement
Home Improvement TOWNHOME RENOVATION PROJECT Objective In order to enhance and increase the value of my home, renovating and upgrading my town home will increase its value once and if I decide to sell, and provide me with a comfortable place to call home. This statement of work is a narrative description of the work required for upgrading my town home. The selection criterion was based on quality of work, reliability, rapport, and on-time performance. My objective is to keep the cost within my b
Margaret Atwood: Cat\'s Eye- Trace The Development
Margaret Atwood: Cat\'s Eye- Trace The Development
Margaret Atwood: Cat\'s Eye- Trace The Development Of Elaine\'s Bullyi Trace the development of the bullying. How convincing are the situation and Elaine\'s feelings are portrayed. -How it changes and increases We are first introduced to Cordelia and prepared for the future conflict between the two girls when it is mentioned, \"The third girl doesn\'t wave\". This lack of warmth towards Elaine is a premonition of what is to come, and is at the same time believable- new girls are often wary of ea
Drug Scandal
Drug Scandal
Drug Scandal An August, 1996, series in the San Jose Mercury News by reporter Gary Webb linked the origins of crack cocaine in California to the contras, a guerrilla force backed by the Reagan administration that attacked Nicaragua's Sandinista government during the 1980s. Webb's series, The Dark Alliance, has been the subject of intense media debate, and has focused attention on a foreign policy drug scandal that leaves many questions unanswered. This electronic briefing book is compiled from d
Grapes Of Wrath
Grapes Of Wrath
Grapes Of Wrath Throughout history man has made many journeys, far and wide, Moses great march though the Red Sea and Columbus’ crossing of the Atlantic Ocean are only a few of mans greatest voyages. Even today great journeys are being made. In every instances people have had to rise above themselves and over come emence odds. The Joads did just that by traveling to California to find work. Steinbeck shows one aspect of this real life journey by displaying it by a turtle and it’s struggle to rea
Dubliners
Dubliners
Dubliners Literature is constantly showing its readers aspects of people and societies that would not normally be shown to the public. The various aspects of society that writers choose to focus on are done for a reason. Whether or not it is a positive or negative aspect of society doesn't hold any significance. The only thing that matters in society is why writers choose to focus on the subjects that they do. Most writers are trying to push their readers further by challenging them with an aspe
The Picture of Dorian Grey
The Picture of Dorian Grey
The Picture of Dorian Grey Title: The Picture of Dorian Gray I. Introduction Title: The Picture of Dorian Gray Author: Oscar Wilde Publisher: Lippincott's Monthly Magazine Year: 1890 Type of book: Tragedy II. Summary of the Plot A. Lord Henry Wotton and Basil Halward become good friends with Dorian Gray, the young model that Basil uses for his paintings. They grow greatly fascinated by the boy and take a great liking in him. Basil is finishing a picture of Adonis using Dorian as the model. Upon
Charles H. Keating
Charles H. Keating
Charles H. Keating Charles H. Keating Jr. has been the focus of criminal investigations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service, the Justice Department, The Securities and Exchange Commission, and the House Banking Committee for a six-year shadow of the nation�s biggest savings-and loan debacle. The federal government proclaims that he fraudulently managed California�s Lincoln Savings into its closure, and in the process profited for himself and his family an est
Gender
Gender
Gender Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, May 1997 v36 n9-10 p551(22) Advertising\'s effects on men\'s gender role attitudes. Jennifer Garst; Galen V. Bodenhausen. Author\'s Abstract: COPYRIGHT 1997 Plenum Publishing Corporation We posited that media images of men influence the gender role attitudes that men express soon after exposure to the images. A total of 212 men (87% European American, 7% Asian or Asian American, 3% African American, and 3% other) viewed magazine advertisements containing
Hypnosis
Hypnosis
Hypnosis Albert Einstein reckoned that humans use only about 10% of their brains. According to some reports, while hypnotised, we could gain access to the other 90%. Every human being who is mentally sound can be hypnotised to some degree. You can use hypnosis for a lot of things, for instance to control weight, pain, sleep, and to raise confidence. You can also use it to quit smoking, develop concentration and memory. In fact, you can use it for anything that depends on your own efforts. I) ORI
Play Summaries
Play Summaries
Play Summaries One flew over the cuckoo's nest. Briefly Summarize the play.- It takes place in a mental institution where a new patient has just arrived. This patient ends up messing with everyone and creating chaos in the institution. Briefly Outline the Plot- R.P. McMurphy is a new patient at the mental institution, he is a charming devil, who wants to serve a very short sentence in the mental institution instead of a long term sentence in a prison. This is a mistake, he suddenly learns, for h
Anthony Ashley Cooper, the eldest son of the 6th E
Anthony Ashley Cooper, the eldest son of the 6th E
Anthony Ashley Cooper, the eldest son of the 6th Earl of Shaftesbury, was born on 28th April, 1801. At the age of seven he was sent to boarding school and five years later he was transferred to Harrow. At the age of ten, Anthony was given the courtesy title of Lord Ashley. Harrow was followed by Christ College, Oxford and at the age of twenty-five he was elected as M.P. for Woodstock, a pocket borough under the control of the Shaftesbury family. Lord Ashley's early political career was undisting
The Effects of Lead Poison on Children
The Effects of Lead Poison on Children
The Effects of Lead Poison on Children The Effects of Lead Poison on Children Throughout the world today one out of every six children under the age of six are suffering from health disorders due to a poisonous metal known as lead(Kiwanis, 1996). Lead is a natural occurring bluish-grey metal found in the earth's crust. It has no taste or smell. Lead can easily be found in all parts of our environment today. Most of it comes from mining, manufacturing, and last but not least the burning of fossi
Accounting Types
Accounting Types
Accounting Types Intro Thesis- An accountant has many choices as to what particular field of accounting to specialize in depending on the financial information the accountant wants to analyze and how the information is put to use. Meth - Financial accountant, tax accountants and internal auditors are all accountants in general but require different training and work methods. I. Financial Accountants A. For managers, stockholders B. Record and report data using GAAP C. Private IV. Tax Accountants
The Miracle Man; Kent State
The Miracle Man; Kent State
The Miracle Man; Kent State The Miracle Man “Thomas Jefferson still survives,” John Adams’ last words most definitely stand true, even today. Thomas Jefferson was a well-educated man with a wealthy and proper British-American upbringing. An excellent education was the beginning step to all the wonderful things Jefferson would do for our country. After college, he became a lawyer, and soon a member of the House of Burgesses. An intelligent writer and thinker, Jefferson, along with four others, wa
King Lear
King Lear
King Lear KING LEAR: THE PLOT There are really two plots in King Lear, a main plot and a fully developed subplot. Each has its own set of characters. In the main plot, there is the head of the family, the 80-plus-year-old king of Britain, Lear. He has three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia. The Duke of Albany is married to the oldest, Goneril, and the Duke of Cornwall is married to Regan, the middle daughter. Cordelia has two suitors, the Duke of Burgundy and the King of France. The court
THOUGHTS ARE BETTER THAN ACTIONS The Reports From
THOUGHTS ARE BETTER THAN ACTIONS The Reports From
THOUGHTS ARE BETTER THAN ACTIONS The Reports From The Department Of Education St THOUGHTS ARE BETTER THAN ACTIONS The reports from the Department of Education Statistics show that more than 90 million American adults lack simple literacy. Less than 20 percent of them have the know-how of metaphors and less than 4 percent of them can calculate on a calculator when given a problem sum. 60,000 youngsters drop out by the middle of the school year. A number of these drop outs end up in the prison. Ev
Frank Mccourt's Angela's Ashes
Frank Mccourt's Angela's Ashes
Frank Mccourt\'s Angela\'s Ashes Frank McCourts Angelas Ashes is a powerful and emotional memoir of his life from childhood through early adulthood. This book is a wonderfully inspired piece of work that emotionally attaches the reader through McCourts life experiences. Its effectiveness is primarily due to McCourts evolving innocent-eye narrative technique. He allows the reader to experience his own life in a changeable form. Through this unique story telling technique, the reader is able
Supply Chain Management Developments
Supply Chain Management Developments
Supply Chain Management Developments Introduction Supply chain management is emerging as one of the decade\'s most powerful business practices. It is transforming the way manufactures operate and work with partners ¾ even the way they think about business. Why all the sudden interest? Mere observation of industrial practice brings to light a simple truth; very few materials remain in the constant ownership of one person, persons or company from their source to the time they are sold to the end c
The Road Not Taken
The Road Not Taken
The Road Not Taken The Road Not Taken - an analysis Do not follow where the path may lead... Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Robert Frost Everyone is a traveler, choosing the roads to follow on the map of their continuous journey, life. There is never a straight path that leaves one with but a sole direction in which to head. Regardless of the original message that Robert Frost had intended to convey, his poem, The Road Not Taken , has left its readers with many different i
Arrowsmith
Arrowsmith
Arrowsmith Arrowsmith is a classic American novel written by Sinclair Lewis. Lewis wrote this book in the early 1900’s as a current outlook on the world of science in that time. The main theme it focuses on is commercialism and its effect on science. During this time period there were many advances in the field of medicine; everyone was racing to find the cure to deadly diseases and then patent it and profit off it. Helping humanity was more of a business than a service to the human race as doct
Possessing The Secret Of Joy: Four Men To Find A C
Possessing The Secret Of Joy: Four Men To Find A C
Possessing The Secret Of Joy: Four Men To Find A Cure Four Men to Find a Cure The four main men in Possessing the Secret of Joy have roles that contradict a stereotypical male; they are the cure to Tashi's happiness. Alice Walker gives Adam, Mzee, Pierre, and Benny roles that show a softer side to men. These four men are very different from each other but they do have some resemblance of each other. These men who were all very devotedly attached to Tashi took care of her and never gave up on her
Macbeth
Macbeth
Macbeth In Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth, the characters and the roles they play are critical to its plot and theme, and therefore many of Shakespeare's characters are well developed and complex. Two of these characters are the protagonist, Macbeth, and his wife, Lady Macbeth. They play interesting roles in the tragedy, and over the course of the play, their relationship changes and their roles are essentially switched. At the beginning of the play, they treat each other as equals. They have gr
Copmparing Catcher In The Rye And Pygmalion And Th
Copmparing Catcher In The Rye And Pygmalion And Th
Copmparing Catcher In The Rye And Pygmalion And Their Themes Comparing Catcher in the Rye and Pygmalion and the Themes They Represent In J. D. Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye, the main character, Holden Caulfield, muses at one point on the possibility of escaping from the world of confusion and “phonies” while George Bernard Shaw’s main character of Pygmalion, Eliza Dolittle, struggles to become a phony. The possible reason for this is that they both come from opposite backgrounds. Holde
Under the Iron Curtain
Under the Iron Curtain
Under the Iron Curtain Under the Iron Curtain Imagine what the world would be like if we were all under the iron curtain. In his foreword to the novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley envisioned this statement when he wrote: To make them love it is the task assigned, in present- day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda…. Thus, through hypnopaedic teaching (brainwashing), mandatory attendance to community gatherings, and allusions to prominent political dictators, Huxley bitterly satiri
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451 Book Title: Fahrenheit 451 Author: Ray Bradbury Original date of publication: 1953 Part A.) The Author. Visit the reference section of a library. Drawing from at least two sources, share the life story of the author. Discuss how the author’s life and circumstances may have influenced the novel. (Use your own words.) Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920. Ray Bradbury is an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwrit
Aldous Huxley - Brave New World
Aldous Huxley - Brave New World
Aldous Huxley - Brave New World By: Aldous Huxley Brave New World opens in a technically advanced future world. In the beginning of this book, we see the Director of World Hatcheries lead the new hatchery students on a tour of a Conditioning Center in London where babies are produced in bottles and pre-sorted to determine which class level they will be born into. These class level range from Alpha-plus, the highest level, to Epsilon-minus, the lowest. There are no parents, and babies are conditi
Huck Finn-Individual Vs. Society
Huck Finn-Individual Vs. Society
Huck Finn-Individual Vs. Society The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The conflict between society and the individual is a very important theme portrayed throughout Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Many people see Huckleberry Finn as a mischievious boy who is a bad influence to others. Huck is not raised in agreement with the accepted ways of civilization. He practically raises himself, relying on instinct to guide him through life. As seen several times in the novel, Huck chooses
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
In 'Wild Swans' a girl on a train, fondled by a mi
In 'Wild Swans' a girl on a train, fondled by a mi
In "Wild Swans" a girl on a train, fondled by a minister, feels disgusted but also hugely curious. Munro describes - as I've never seen anyone else do - how people put erotic memories, not always pleasant ones, to use over and over in their lives. 1. This paper reports that Rose is sitting on a train ride during which a self-described minister gropes her throughout the ride. She cannot take a stand against him, because she knows that the abuse is hidden and that her outcry will be deafened by an
CHILD ABUSE
CHILD ABUSE
CHILD ABUSE Child Abuse is a major problem in our society today. According to child protective service (CPS) agencies in the United States. Child Abuse and neglects shows 1.7% increase over the number children reported in 1996. More people are starting to report child abuse, reporting levels have increased 41% between 1988 and 1997. There are four forms of child maltreatment: emotional abuse, neglect, physical abuse and sexual abuse. Emotional Abuse: Also known as: verbal abuse and mental abuse.
Monday, March 08, 1999
Monday, March 08, 1999
Monday, March 08, 1999 The Social Ministry of the Church Dr. David Maldonado Perkins School of Theology Mid Term Paper Submitted by: Jerry L. Johnson Defining Social Ministry in the Local Community Context The social ministry is the first and foremost responsibility of the church today. In order for the church to do the work of Jesus Christ and of an Almighty God it must take the church outside of the institution itself. James 1:27 27 "Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is thi
George Orwell and Animal Farm and 1984 comparison
George Orwell and Animal Farm and 1984 comparison
George Orwell and Animal Farm and 1984 comparison compare contrast essays George Orwell and Animal Farm and 1984 George Orwell is only a pen name. The man behind the classics Animal Farm and 1984 was named Eric Arthur Blair and was born to a middle class family living in Bengal in 1903. Eric Blair got his first taste of class prejudice at a young age when his mother forced him to abandon his playmates, which were plumber's children (Crick 9). He could then play only with the other children in th