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A Timeline of the Holocaust
A Timeline of the Holocaust
A Timeline of the Holocaust The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic annihilation of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and their collaborators as a central act of state during World War II. In 1933 approximately nine million Jews lived in the 21 countries of Europe that would be occupied by Germany during the war. By 1945 two out of every three European Jews had been killed. Although Jews were the primary victims, hundreds of thousands of Roma (Gypsies) and at least 250,000 mentally or p
A Comprehensive Financial Analysis
A Comprehensive Financial Analysis
A Comprehensive Financial Analysis A Comprehensive Financial Analysis Of TOYS R US TABLE OF CONTENTS Company Overview ....................................................... 4 Key Facts........................................................................ 4 Business Description.................................................... 5 History ............................................................................ 6 Key Employees .............................................................. 7
Multimedia
Multimedia
Multimedia As A Technology, It Is Called Multimedia As a technology, it is called multimedia. As a revolution, it is the sum of many revolutions wrapped into one: A revolution in communication that combines the audio visual power of television, the publishing power of the printing press, and the interactive power of the computer. Multimedia is the convergence of these different professions, once thought independent of one another, coming together to form a new technological approach to the way i
Insomnia
Insomnia
Insomnia Insomnia How many times during the night do we toss and turn, check the clock, and find it ticking away and tell ourselves, "If I could fall asleep right now I would get at least five hours of sleep"? But, sleep doesn't come so we continue to toss and turn. This happens to many people and may suffer from a disorder known as insomnia. People who suffer from this disorder have many complaints, and many have similar symptoms. Symptoms can vary from stress to pain to always feeling tired. I
US Economy Expansion
US Economy Expansion
US Economy Expansion The million (or should we say 'billion' now) dollar question is whether or not the United States' economy will stay in it's record 107 month expansion (according to the index of leading indicators) or come out of the boom and take a downturn into a recession. Nobody, including the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan has a crystal ball to provide insight as to what will happen if interest rates are raised, lowered, or left alone. However, Economists have developed
Warriors Don't Cry
Warriors Don't Cry
Warriors Don't Cry Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals, the author describes what her reactions and feelings are to the racial hatred and discrimination she and eight other African-American teenagers received in Little Rock, Arkansas during the desegregation period in 1957. She tells the story of the nine students from the time she turned sixteen years old and began keeping a diary until her final days at Central High School in Little Rock. The story begins by Melba talking about the ange
European Union
European Union
European Union The managed exchange rate system deals with trade rate between countries. Managed rates assume that one country sets the monetary policy, takes the exchange rate that is given, and assumes the other country will go along with that rate. The other country then tries to reduce inflation by setting their own exchange rate. The managed exchange rate system slows down exchange-rate movement through the foreign trade market intervention. The whole purpose behind the European Union is to
The growing need for the aware
The growing need for the aware
The growing need for the aware We as Americans need to become more sensitive to our use of language because with the increasing number of ethnic groups in the country one has to be cautious as to how they should define a certain group. Political correctness is a type of medium that helps us come to respect and communicate with the diverse group of races and cultures. Before we go on any further we must first define the meaning of political correctness. According to Websters Dictionary, politica
Immigrants
Immigrants
Immigrants The first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty was an emotional experience remembered for life for the immigrants approaching New York Harbor. Engraved on the base of the Statue of Liberty are the words from Emma Lazarus's poem, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." The French sculptor, Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, designed the statue. It was intended as a monument to the freedom found lacking in his own country of France. Bartholdi said, "I will tr
Drug Testin In The Workplace
Drug Testin In The Workplace
Drug Testin In The Workplace Drug testing in the United States began with the explosive use of illegal drugs, in order to curb drug abuse. This began during the Vietnam War with drug use at a climax. In general, Drug testing is a way to detect illegal drug use and deter it, usually by Urinalysis. Drug testing in the United States violates a citizen’s right to unreasonable search and seizure’s along with jeopardizing one’s freedom. Drug testing is not only an unreliable invasion of a person’s pri
Cuba and embargo
Cuba and embargo
Cuba and embargo By: patty young E-mail: [email protected] Cuba and the Affects of the Embargo The island nation of Cuba, located just ninety miles off the coast of Florida, is home to 11 million people and has one of the few remaining communist regimes in the world. CubaοΏ½s leader, Fidel Castro, came to power in 1959 and immediately instituted a communist program of sweeping economic and social changes. Castro allied his government with the Soviet Union and seized and nationalized billions of
Bay Of Pigs Invasion
Bay Of Pigs Invasion
Bay Of Pigs Invasion The Bay of Pigs Invasion. The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence, and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency and a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a rise in tension between the two great superpowers and ironically, years after the event, the person that the invasion meant to topple, Fidel Castr
Adam's Paper
Adam's Paper
Adam\'s Paper Fuel…. Flame…. Fire…. Inferno…. Ash…. Historically, the word holocaust meant a religious rite in which an offering was completely consumed by fire. In current times the word holocaust has changed to a darker more tragic meaning and refers to more than a religious sacrifice. During World War II, a fire raged throughout Eastern Europe. Guns, bombs, and military groups did not ignite this fire. This fire burned intensely in the hearts of men -- sparked by centuries-old prejudice. One
Lyndon Johnson
Lyndon Johnson
Lyndon Johnson Lyndon Johnson Lyndon Johnson led the country for five years (1963-1968) after President John Fitzgerald Kennedy died of gunshot wounds on November 22, 1963. He formulated many policies and carried out many others that Kennedy could not finish. He faced many foreign problems as well, including the Vietnam War and the Cold War. How he dealt with foreign problems put him near last if not last in foreign affairs, when compared to other presidents. Johnson always talked to tourists an
Great Depression2
Great Depression2
Great Depression2 Paul Alexander Gusmorino 3rd : May 13, 1996 The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which spread to virtually all of the industrialized world. The depression began in late 1929 and lasted for about a decade. Many factors played a role in bringing about the depression; however, the main cause for the Great Depression was the combination of the greatly unequal distribution of wealth throughout the 1920\'s, and the extensive stock market spe
Indonesia crisis as an example
Indonesia crisis as an example
Indonesia crisis as an example Indonesias Crisis: The Lesson for China introductionIndonesia, as we have long predicted, is coming apart. This process has a great deal of relevance to China, whose army, like Indonesias, was accustomed to making lots of money and now resents the fact that the good times are over. In both countries, making money became the basis for military loyalty to the regime, which in turn needed the army as guarantor. But in China, as in Indonesia, the military is no longe
Music Business
Music Business
Music Business The music publishing industry at a glance would seem to be those who print sheet music, method books, lead sheets, and all of the texts or notated music that musicians (and those aspiring to be musicians) use. Years ago, this was what most music publishers did, but as the industry has evolved the process that become much more complex. Music is not just ink and paper, intellectual material and property to the individual who writes it. Therefore the song does not become “a song” whe
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt is among the most remembered U.S. Presidents. Serving as President for more than twelve years, he was the only President to be elected four times. Roosevelt led the United States through its worst depression and its worst war. He tried his best to stay optimistic with our country and the decisions he made. In Roosevelt\'s first inaugural address, he asked for faith in America\'s future. He told the country, The only thing we have to fear is fear it
How The Rich Benefit From The Poor
How The Rich Benefit From The Poor
How The Rich Benefit From The Poor How the Rich Benefit From the Poor The United States is the most developed capitalist economy in the world. The markets within the economy provide profit-motivated companies endless potential in the pursuance of pecuniary accumulation. Throughout the twentieth-century competitive companies have implemented modernized managerial procedures designed to raise profits by reducing unnecessary costs. These cost-saving procedures have had a substantial effect on socie
The Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo Formerly known as Zaire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DROC) is located in the center of Africa bordered by nine different countries and one territory. (Lerner, 10) The bordering countries are Central African Republic and Sudan at the northern boarder, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Burundi on the eastern boarder, Zambia and Angola directly South of DROC and Congo on the Western boarder. DROC is about one third the size of the United States; consisting of 905,
E-Commerce
E-Commerce
E-Commerce THE IMPORTANCE OF IMPLEMENTING AN E-COMMERCE SOLUTION FOR AN EXISTING BUSINESS: A RECOMMENDATION REPORT Contents Introduction&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&. 2 Methods&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& 2 Results&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&.. 3 Charts&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&... 8 Conclusion&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& 10 Recommendation&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&..10 Works Cited&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&. 11 Introduction An e-commerce solution for a business is the incorporation of all aspe
The Internet
The Internet
The Internet The Internet is the name for a group of worldwide information resources. These resources are so vast as to be well beyond the comprehension of a single human being. "Not only is there no one who understands all of the Internet, there is no one who even understands most of the Internet" (Harley 2). The Internet is often thought of as a computer network, or sometimes a group of computer networks connected to one another. The computer networks are simply the medium that carries the inf
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
The Bay of Pigs Invasion The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence, and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency and a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a rise in tension between the two great superpowers and ironically 34 years after the event, the person that the invasion meant to topple, Fidel Castro, is still in power
Big Jank
Big Jank
Big Jank The author of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" (often called "the Negro National Anthem"), James Weldon Johnson had a long career as a creative writer, black leader, teacher, lawyer, diplomat, and executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Through his writing he protested racial injustice, encouraged black achievement, and added immeasurably to the wealth of American literary art. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Johnson attended Atlanta Universi
Indians Immigrating to America
Indians Immigrating to America
Indians Immigrating to America Their struggle as immigrant minority and major contributions to the American society Asian Indians come from an area with the second largest population in the world, but form only one of the smallest minorities in the United States. America was influenced by their religious and political beliefs long before the first immigrants arrived in the 19th century. The congressional act of 1947 granted them citizenship. Now, Asian Indians hold many important occupations (st
This lesson describes the Usenet culture and custo
This lesson describes the Usenet culture and custo
This lesson describes the Usenet culture and customs that have developed over time. It is the people participating in Usenet that make it worth the effort to read and maintain; for Usenet to function properly those people must be able to interact in productive ways. This document is intended as a guide to using the net in ways that will be pleasant and productive for everyone. This lesson is not intended to teach you how to use Usenet. It is a guide on how to use Usenet politely, effectively and
IOMEGA CORPORATION: DATA STORA
IOMEGA CORPORATION: DATA STORA
IOMEGA CORPORATION: DATA STORA IOMEGA CORPORATION: DATA STORAGE FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM Introduction The purpose of this report is to examine the Iomega Corporation, based in Roy, Utah, for the BA 201 ‘V Survey of Business course at Birmingham-Southern College. The company manufactures computer storage devices: the ZipTM and JazTM drives, the Clik! Storage device, and the BuzTM audio and video drive. 1 The leading supplier of data storage devices in Europe, and the third largest supplier in the wo
Bluefield WV
Bluefield WV
Bluefield WV Bluefield is located in southern West Virginia along the foothills of one of the most beautiful mountain valley settings to be found anywhere. The city stands at 2,612 feet above sea level in the East River Mountain, making it “West Virginia’s loftiest incorporated community.” (Greater Bluefield Area Community Profile) With the average temperature in January at 35o F and July at only 71o F, Bluefield is nicknamed “Nature’s Air Conditioned City.” In fact, a tradition of the Greater B
Classical Liberalism
Classical Liberalism
Classical Liberalism Classical Liberalism Classical liberalism was the dominant ideology of capitalism during the periods of eighteenth century. It view was widely accepted. It said that government should just sit back and watch business so they do not cheat the government also to enforce contracts. The classical had many creeds they were Psychological, economic, and ,political. Each view has its own points. In this paper I will discuss those points and show you how Bob Dole is a classical liber
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
Internet Access: Flat Fee vs. Pay-Per-Use
Internet Access: Flat Fee vs. Pay-Per-Use
Internet Access: Flat Fee vs. Pay-Per-Use Internet Access: Flat Fee vs. Pay-Per-Use Most Internet users are either not charged to access information, or pay a low-cost flat fee. The Information SuperHighway, on the other hand, will likely be based upon a pay-per-use model. On a gross level, one might say that the payment model for the Internet is closer to that of broadcast (or perhaps cable) television while the model for the Information SuperHighway is likely to be more like that of pay-per-vi
America and the Euro
America and the Euro
America and the Euro America’s relationship with Europe has long been the cornerstone of our economic and foreign policy. Today, America’s fortunes remain fundamentally linked with Europe’s. Needless to say, we have a security interest in what happens in Europe, but we also have a vital economic stake. Together, the United States and the EU produce close to half of all goods and services in the world and account for over half of all world trade. While we put great attention on emerging markets t
History of the coputer
History of the coputer
History of the coputer Generally, a computer is any device that can perform numerical Calculations --even an adding machine, an abacus, or a slide rule. Currently, however, the term usually refers to an electronic device that can use a list of instructions, called a program, to perform calculations or to store, manipulate, and retrieve information. Today\'s computers are marvels of miniaturization. Machines that once weighed 30 tons and occupied warehouse-size rooms now may weigh as little as th
Are CEOS Paid Too Much
Are CEOS Paid Too Much
Are CEOS Paid Too Much Outline……………………………………………………………………………………………………..3 Top Executives Deserve the Money they Make…………………………………………………………4 Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………………….4 High Pay Seems Small When Compared To Company Profits………………………………………..4 Top Executives Are Under a Lot of Pressure……………………………………………………………5 Pay Should Reflect Performance………………………………………………………………………...6 Conclusions and Recommendations……………………………………………………………………..7 Bibliography………………………………………………………………………………………………8
ITHotels in Europe
ITHotels in Europe
ITHotels in Europe 1) My readership is the general public who read travel magazines. 2) My objective in writing this paper is to explain to my readers why the IT revolution for the hotel industry in central Europe will become a necessity in the future. 3) My limited area is the IT revolution and its significance for the hotel industry in central Europe. 4A) My content could include any of the following from my brainstorming list. a) The history of the IT revolution and the IT declaration, how di
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,
Fuel cell technology
Fuel cell technology
fuel cell technology Fuel cell technology 1 Running head: FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY: TRANSPORTATION AND RESIDENTAL/ COMMERICAL APPLICATIONS Fuel Cell Technology: Transportation and residential/commercial applications Monique University 2 A fuel cell is an electrochemical energy conversion device. A fuel cell converts the chemicals hydrogen and oxygen into water, and in the process it produces electricity. With a fuel cell, chemicals constantly flow into the cell so it never goes dead as long as there
Aids in South Africa
Aids in South Africa
Aids in South Africa Introduction: AIDS/HIV (auto-immunodeficiency syndrome) is quickly becoming the worst disease the world has ever seen, pulling in numbers of death tolls that exceed those of the bubonic plague. "By 2010 its death toll will be higher than that of the two world wars combined, and it will soon be worse than the total claimed by all wars put together," (Hunter 7). HIV is the virus that causes AIDS; symptoms only become apparent after the virus lies quietly within the infected pe
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
UPS Strike
UPS Strike
UPS Strike UPS Strike In early August of 1997 the United Parcel Service (UPS) had a predicament on its hands, a teamsters strike. UPS, the world’s largest package distribution company was coming off a year [1996] in which they reported sales of $22.4 billion. UPS Employed 75,000 management and non-union employees compared with 185,000 teamsters who are part of the AFL-CIO that were going on strike. The teamsters rejected a contract extension offer from the company leaving the fate of millions of
The Jungle 3
The Jungle 3
The Jungle 3 The Jungle Essay The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair, clearly depicts the socio-economic strife and political turpitude that ushered America into the 20th century. While telling the story of Lithuanian immigrants struggling to survive in Chicago, Sinclair illustrates how avarice and ruthless competition were driving forces in the exploitational predatory capitalist Β³jungleΒ² of American Β³societyΒ² at the turn of the century. This radical novel, described as muckraking by President Theod
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
Malaysia Country Report
Malaysia Country Report
Malaysia Country Report As the world prepares to move into the twenty-first century, many nations are rapidly developing their agricultural and manufacturing sectors. As these burgeoning industries become a larger part of the nation\'s economy, the nation finds its population restructuring and streaming to the areas of growth. Just as the people are trying to compete for their survival, the nation is fighting its way to center stage in the world economy. The development of these countries is tie
Globalisation: Friend Or Foe
Globalisation: Friend Or Foe
Globalisation: Friend Or Foe Dramatic Changes have taken place in Sydney\'s cultural and economic landscapes during the past two decades. These changing landscapes have been linked in both political discourse and the popular press to Sydney\'s emerging role as a β€˜global city\'. Evidence supporting this theory has come from some academic analyses of globalisation in the 1990s. Global cities are identified by their role as command centers for organising the global economy. Such cities have been
Ecampus.com
Ecampus.com
Ecampus.com Ecampus.com q Product- Ecampus.com is an internet company that offers a wide variety of college supplies and other related items online. However, the primary product that is being marketed is college textbooks and books. In fact Ecampus.com claims to be the largest college bookstore online, and to have all books in print available to customers. q Price- In terms of price, Ecampus.com offers their product at an affordable, discounted price compared to the typical bookstore price. Havi
Software piracy
Software piracy
software piracy Software Piracy: A Worldwide Problem Software piracy is defined as the illegal copying of software for commercial or personal gain. Software companies have tried many methods to prevent piracy, with varying degrees of success. Several agencies like the Software Publishers Association and the Business Software Alliance have been formed to combat both worldwide and domestic piracy. Software piracy is an unresolved, worldwide problem, costing millions of dollars in lost revenue. Sof
Acid Rain
Acid Rain
Acid Rain Mardy Ying Assignment #4 WRIT 140 Rajamannar November 10, 1999 Smog: The Big Story The beautiful mountain ranges surrounding the Los Angeles region make a magnificent view, but unfortunately the smog problem in Los Angeles prevents everyone from enjoying this. Smog is a large environmental problem that needs to be concentrated on to find solutions. The media, which includes television, newspaper, magazines, and organizations, is delivering messages to inform the public concerning smog,
Ethics in business
Ethics in business
Ethics in business Ethics in Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that
American Airlines Competitive Strategy
American Airlines Competitive Strategy
American Airlines Competitive Strategy Evaluate American\'s 1992 announcement of a new rate structure: a. What changes did American make? American Airlines (American) made four fundamental changes to its rates. First, it moved to a four-tier rate structure; American offered first-class rates and three tiers of coach: full-fare, 21-day advance purchase and 7-day advance purchase. Overall, it expected to reduce coach fares by 38% and first-class fares by 20% to 50%. Though full fare coach prices d
Funeral Customs of African Americans and American
Funeral Customs of African Americans and American
Funeral Customs of African Americans and American Jews ԤThe chaos of death disturbs the peace of the living. This unsettling fact of life has proven to be a rich source of inspiration for human efforts to find order in disorder, meaning in suffering, eternity in finitude. Religion, culture, social structures, the vitality of these rudimentary elements of communal life depends upon ritually putting the dead body in its place, managing the relations between the living and the dead and providing