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Biographical Report PHILIP SHERIDAN
Biographical Report PHILIP SHERIDAN Philip Henry Sheridan was born on March 6, 1831 to John and Mary Minah Sheridan; his birthplace is unknown. His parents emigrated from Ireland in 1830; it is reasonable to believe that Philip was born on the ship. Philip attended school in Somerset, Ohio (where his family settled in America) until the age of fourteen. In 1848, Congressman Thomas Ritchie, a family friend, obtained an appointment to West Point for Phil. Although he was suspended in his third y...

COLORED TROOPS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY
COLORED TROOPS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS Before Fort Sumter, South Carolina was fired upon on April 12, 1861, seven states in the deep south had seceded from the Union, and a Convention was held in Montgomery, Alabama which adopted a Constitution and elected Jefferson Davis as President of the Confederate States of America. Shortly thereafter, four more states seceded, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina. Slave states remaining in the Union were Missouri...

Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus 8/31/03 A.P. US Pd. 2 At one point in history, centuries ago, the Americas were disconnected from cultured Europe. They were inhabited, yes, but their histories lost without a written languagetheir civilizations unable to make certain crucial steps forward. One man, Christopher Columbus, set out from Spain for Asia in 1492 and instead, ran into the Americas. The door between worlds opened, bringing positive and negative changes that were beyond the grasp of that one man. ...

Passport for Hernan Cortes
Passport for Hernan Cortes Hernan Cortes was born in 1484 in the town of Medelln in Spain. As a young man he studied law at the University of Salamanca. Eventually Cortes received a bachelors degree in law. He spent a year in a notarys office in Valladolid. He learned all about the Spanish laws because notaries were responsible for creating wills and they were very involved in business contracts. This training benefited him a lot for when he went to conquest the Aztec empire. In 1504 Cortes s...

Cuban War for Independence
Cuban War for Independence For those Cubans who wanted independence, it was a long struggle. People on the island, mostly descendants of Africans, raised tobacco and sugar for export. Cuban sugar plantations supplied close to a third of the world's supply. The masses had little role in anything political. They were kept ignorant because a docile labor force was preferable. Within the planter class and the few who serviced it, there was a split opinion about independence. Most fared well by being...

Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Imagine that you are standing in a fort 170 ft. by 190 ft. long with brick walls five feet thick. It is 90% complete with only fifteen cannons mounted and ready. You are standing inside the premises of Fort Sumter, located in Charleston, South Carolina. Suddenly, out of nowhere a mortar shell is fired your way from the neighboring Fort Johnson. Sixty-eight Yankee soldiers commanded by Major Robert Anderson found themselves in this very situation 143 years ago on April 12th, 1861. The...

The Labeling Theory
The Labeling Theory 04/13/04 Criminology Essay Question Fifteen The Labeling Theory is associated with Howard Becket and was introduced in 1963. Labeling theory is the theory of deviance that views deviance as a label assigned to behavior and individuals by particular figures of authority. That means that no one is actually a deviant and no action is deviant unless specified by society. The acts that are considered deviant today, may be acceptable or even normal tomorrow or in another part of th...

Latin American Colonial Society
Latin American Colonial Society The Indians arrived form Asia by walking over the Bering Strait at least forty thousand years ago and, over a period of time, spreading and developing a wide range of cultures on both continents. These cultures ranged from nomadic groups of hunters and food gatherers to elaborate empires of the Aztecs and the Inca and the culturally advanced Mayan states. Latin American colonial society was shaped largely by the interaction of Spanish and Portugese invaders while ...

Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson won approval from Congress for a visionary project that was to become one of American history's greatest adventure stories. Jefferson wanted to know if Americans could journey overland to the Pacific Ocean following two rivers, the Missouri and the Columbia, which flow east and west from the Rocky Mountains. If the sources of the two rivers were nearby, Jefferson reasoned that American traders would have a superior transportation route to help t...

James Longstreet
James Longstreet James Longstreet was born in Edgefield, South Carolina, January 18 1821, and was the fifth of eleven children. His father, whom he was named after, died when he was 12 years old. His mother moved twice afterward, once to Augusta, Georgia, and then to a nearby city Huntsville. His uncle, Judge Augustus Baldwin Longstreet, watched after their Longstreet. James liked to pass the time by hunting, fishing and horseback riding. In his early age he had dreams of becoming a soldier and ...

King Louis was his own enemy
King Louis was his own enemy! To what extent was King Louis XVI partially responsible for his own downfall? 2nd March 2004 Some say that the French revolution was caused by King Louis XVI being too young and inexperienced to rule a country, while others feel that it was the fault of both the kings of the revolution (Louis XIV and Louis XVI). I believe that both these relevant points are true to a certain extent. In 1774 at the mere age of twenty, King Louis XVI came into power. When Louis was em...

The Black Panther Party for Self 8209 Defense Huey P Newton an Bobby S
The Black Panther Party for Self Defense: Huey P. Newton an Bobby Seale 8April03 History 204 In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent methods of attempting to attain change for american Blacks through leadership. Nonviolence had achieved success with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Segregation and the barriers set up for american Blacks to keep them from voting were seemingly easier to overcome than were the issues...

Plato
Plato Plato, the philosopher, centered his thoughts around the soul, which to him was the principal of life and movement. The immortal wisdom of Plato, is the guidance in which ethical theory and philosophy take root. His mentor was the great philosopher, Socrates. Plato, took the Socratic point of view and developed his main philosophy, which was the philosophy of the soul. THE LIFE OF PLATO Early Life Plato was born in 427 B.C.E. into a wealthy family that was both aristocratic and politically...

129 Scarcity and Choice impact economic activity
12.9 Scarcity and Choice impact economic activity. 12.9.1 Scarcity and choice impact economic decisions of individuals, families, and communities. Scarcity and choice impact economic decisions of individuals in many ways. An Individual makes economic choices based on their needs and wants, which reflect their desires for certain goods and services. Since a persons wants are unlimited and their resources, such as money, are limited, they are forced to make a decisionto choose how they are going...

Socrates
Socrates Question 1 Explain Socrates claim that the crucial qualification for ruling is not wanting to rule. What is the role of philosophy in producing this qualification? Socrates first introduces philosophy as a qualification for rulers in Book V. It is here that he formulates the idea of philosophers as king, or kings as philosophers. Socrates feels that this is the most controversial idea he has put forward, the third and greatest wave of paradox. However, one could consider his theories o...

The Holocaust Auschwitz Concentration and Death Camps
The Holocaust: Auschwitz, Concentration and Death Camps History Block 3 May 9, 2004 The Holocaust is the most horrifying crime against humanity of all times. Hitler, in an attempt to establish the pure Aryan race, decided that all mentally ill, gypsies, non supporters of Nazism, and Jews were to be eliminated from the German population. He proceeded to reach his goal in a systematic scheme. One of his main methods of doing away with these undesirable was through the use of concentration camps. I...

Thomas Jefferson Great American President
Thomas Jefferson: Great American President November 2, 2003 A.P. U.S. History 5th Hour Thomas Jeffersons presidential election in 1800 in know today as the revolution of 1800; for it marked the first peaceful change of political ideals in a democratic nation. To day a change between political ideals is very common, but it took a lot to lead a young nation through a change such as this without blood shed. As the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson's accomplishments and leaders...

FCC vs Pacifica Broadcasting Foundation
FCC vs Pacifica Broadcasting Foundation In 1978 a radio station owned by Pacifica Foundation Broadcasting out of New York City was doing a program on contemporary attitudes toward the use of language. This broadcast occurred on a mid-afternoon weekday. Immediately before the broadcast the station announced a disclaimer telling listeners that the program would include sensitive language which might be regarded as offensive to some. (Gunther, 1991) As a part of the program the station decided to a...

A Bomb
A Bomb The creation of the Atomic bomb was one of the most profound military, as well as technological achievements of the twentieth century. Nuclear technology has made it possible to have dependable electricity in our, as well as many other countries. It also acts as a war deterrent in some ways, this is so because no one wants the world breaking out in Nuclear war fare. It would surely bring an end to man kind as we know it. In this essay I am going to give a history of the Atomic Bomb, while...

Chaim Potok and the Problem of
Chaim Potok and the Problem of Assimilation for the American Jew America has been a country of immigrants since Europeans first settled it over five hundred years ago. America has always faced the problem of assimilation, a challenge faced by every country with a considerable immigrant population. Because immigrants founded America, her culture is a combination of the cultures of other countries. Should these immigrants isolate themselves from the mainstream American culture, or should they sacr...

Microsoft Office XP
Microsoft Office XP Concepts and Techniques Excel 2002Project OneCreating a Worksheet and Embedded Chartobjectives Students will have mastered the material in this project when they can: l Start Excel l Describe the Excel worksheet l Describe the speech recognition capabilities of Excel l Select a cell or range of cells l Enter text and numbers l Use the AutoSum button to sum a range of cells l Copy a cell to a range of cells using the fill handle l Bold font, change font size, and change font c...

College
College Students throughout the country enter college each year without the needed study skills. It is not unusual for bright students to get through the lower grades and even through high school without much studying. But when those same students get to college they often find they are completely lost and their grades are falling at alarming rates. Study skills in collage are vital if the student wants to get the most out of his college experience and wants to succeed. In addition, the student ...

Community College vs Senior College 4 years
Community College vs Senior College (4 years) 3rd period AP Language May 14, 2004 There are many different types of colleges, each different in one-way or another. There are Liberal Arts, Universities, Upper Divisions, Agricultural, Technical and Specialized, Public, Private and Community or Junior colleges. If you were a student looking for a college, which type of college would you attend? Is it better to attend a four-year college right away or a community college? With so many different type...

Ezekiel
Ezekiel The Book of Ezekiel accounts the actions of a prophet during the Exile in Babylonia. His message was directed to his friends and to the Hebrew people in Palestine. Both groups remained fixed and not sorry even after the capture of Jerusalem by the Babylonian King, Nebuchadnezzar, and the exiling of Jehoiachin, King of Judah, in 596 B.C. God then assigned to Ezekiel the task of disapproving the rebellious house of Israel and of foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem and the exile. Six y...

Human Culture
Human Culture I use the term culture to refer collectively to a society and its way of life or in reference to human culture as a whole. The Modern technical definition of culture, as socially patterned human thought and behavior, was originally proposed by the nineteenth-century British anthropologist, Edward Tylor. This definition is an open-ended list, which has been extended considerably since Tylor first proposed it. Some researchers have attempted to create exhaustive universal lists of t...

The Giver - Personality of Jonas
The Giver - Personality of Jonas Why would anyone want to live in a perfect world? Many people may think that it would be quite boring, and others maybe find a sense of security knowing that they dont have to face competition for anything, face any difficulties, or even make any choices for themselves. If you were to live in a world without any colours, smells, and no feelings you may think that it was boring, but it is also a very safe environment. You wouldnt suffer any more scratches, bruis...

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Whose Fault Whose Land
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Whose Fault, Whose Land? The Palestinian Intifada, or uprising, has been presented as a popular protest against Ariel Sharons visit to a shrine upon the Temple Mount. The truth is that the Arab violence has been premeditated, and the Palestinian leadership admits this fact. Palestinian Authority Communications Minister, Imad Al-Faluji stated during a speech at a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, Whoever thinks that the Intifada broke out because of the despis...

By Dont Touch My Nuts
By Dont Touch My Nuts! Our Experience of COM 230 () 5/4/04 Introduction The class was Small Group Communications and I entered it scrupulously. I was one of the first students to enter the classroom and take a seat. As a short amount of time passed, the professor vivaciously made her grand entrance. Hi everybody, Im Puvana Ganesan, and I am your Com230 professor, shouted the stalwart, yet petite stature. Well, quickly the chairs began to fill up, and four young gentlemen, much like myself,...

Pauls Struggle
Pauls Struggle Paul had never been content with his life in a small house on Cordelia Street in Pittsburgh. His mother died years, leaving him no recollection of her. His father was abusive and had high expectations of Paul. Unfortunately for both of them, Paul did not want to live up to these expectations. He had no care for school, and behaved disorderly and audaciously. He did not get along with his teachers or peers. He lacked respect for teachers, insulting them in ways that would lead to ...

Pauls Struggle
Pauls Struggle In Willa Cathers Pauls Case, Paul is a young man who is not content with his life in a small house on Cordelia Street in Pittsburgh. His mother died years ago, leaving him no recollection of her. His father is abusive and has high expectations of Paul. Unfortunately for both of them, Paul does not want to live up to these expectations. He has no care for school and behaves disorderly and audaciously. He does not get along with his teachers or peers. He lacks respect for teac...

Chaim Potok and the Problem of Assimilation for the American Jew
Chaim Potok and the Problem of Assimilation for the American Jew America has always been a country of immigrants, since it was first settled by Europeans over five hundred years ago. Like any country with a considerable immigrant population, American has always faced the problem of assimilation. Because America was founded and settled by immigrants, her culture is a combination of the cultures of other countries. Should these immigrants isolate themselves from the mainstream American culture, or...

WRONGFUL CONVICTION AND IMPRISONMENT IN ALABAMA
WRONGFUL CONVICTION AND IMPRISONMENT IN ALABAMA ROBBERY OF FREEDOM: The Ultimate Injustice One human being is too many when it comes to unlawfully, wrongfully having their freedom taken away from them and their rights denied. I received a most bizarre false accusation, wrongful conviction, and illegal imprisonment. I was the victim of malicious prosecution and conspiracy to maliciously prosecute. The corrupt individuals have gone so far as to literally sentence me THREE times for the same bogus ...

Understanding organizations
Understanding organizations Part I: The summary of the course Understanding organisation (the answer of question n 2) Understanding organizations is a very important issue to cover and to study, especially for managers; and as Richard Hagberg said: Understanding organizations can mean the difference between success and failure in todays fast changing business environment , because there is some pillars in every organization which are determinant of the success of the later , such as : how...

Shock Program
Shock Program March 7, 2004 In our era of high criminal activity something had to be done to eliminate the vast over crowding of todays prisons. A military type boot camp was created to alter offenders behavior and deter them from any future criminal activity. This program is said to provide a therapeutic environment and meet the needs of offenders that can still become lawabiding citizens. The Shock Incarceration Program meets those needs and at the same time meets its goals which are reduc...

THE LIFE OF PLATO
THE LIFE OF PLATO Plato was born in 427 B.C. into a wealthy family that was both aristocratic and politically influential. His family had a rich history of political connections and consisted of his parents, Ariston and Perictione, his older brothers Adeimantus and Glawcon, and later a younger sister, Potone. In keeping with his family heritage, Plato was destined for the political life(Beavers and Planeaux). During Platos early years he was instructed by eminent teachers in grammar, music, a...

Great Expectations the world of laws crime and punishment
Great Expectations: the world of laws, crime and punishment The World of Laws, Crime and Punishment in Great Expectations Great Expectations criticises the Victorian judicial and penal system. Through the novel, Charles Dickens displays his point of view of criminality and punishment. This is shown in his portraits of all pieces of such system: the lawyer, the clerk, the judge, the prison authorities and the convicts. In treating the theme of the Victorian system of punishment, Dickens shows his...

Anwar al-Sadat
Anwar al-Sadat Born into a family of 13 children in 1918, Anwar al-Sadat grew up among average Egyptian villagers in the town of Mit Abul Kom 40 miles to the north of Cairo. Having completed a grade school education, Sadat's father worked as a clerk in the local military hospital. By the time of his birth, Anwar's Egypt had become a British colony. Crippling debt had forced the Egyptian government to sell the British government its interests in the French engineered Suez Canal linking the Medite...

Conflict Scenarios
Conflict Scenarios After living with the same people for 18 years , living with someone new can create conflict. When handling conflict with someone who your interests and personalities differ it is important to be precise on what is creating the conflict and what you can do it help improve the situation. One way to deal with conflict and make arrangements work is to define the content such as, what times are quite times, and set days for each person to clean. Each person should keep up his or h...

Benedict Arnold A Loyalist and a Hero of the American Revolution
Benedict Arnold: A Loyalist and a Hero of the American Revolution Second Marking Period Term Paper Americans today think of the War for independence as a revolution, but in important respects it was also a civil war. American loyalists or Tories as their opponents called them, opposed the Revolution, and many took up arms against the rebels. What motivated the Loyalists? Most educated Americans, whether Loyalist or Revolutionary, accepted John Lockes theory of natural rights and limited gover...

The Republic
The Republic Foundations of the American Experience Spring 2004 Socrates demands in the Republic that three sweeping reforms, or waves of change, must occur to usher in the ideal state question Thesis Statement Of all the questions posed to the class only one question really made me think. Socrates had a grand ideal for a city of sorts and how he, with his fellow philosophers, would plan it out. All of the ideas they came up with for their city, like physical training and a specific educatio...

The Canadian Wilderness
The Canadian Wilderness In his literary work The trouble with wilderness, William Cronon suggests that wilderness is a human construct. To many readers this contention would seem irrational, as so many of our fondest memories of wilderness are based on personal experiences from days past at the family cottage or summer camping trips. The notion that these experiences could be tainted by some misconception we all hold about the wilderness seems personally offensive. Many nature enthusiasts cher...

Accounting Notes
Accounting Notes C corporation-corporation that doesnt qualify for and elect to be treated as a partnership for income tax purposes and therefore is subject to income taxes General partner- partner who assumes unlimited liability for the debts of the partnership: responsible for partnership management General partnership- partnership in which all partners have mutual agency and unlimited liability for partnership debts Limited liability company- form of organization that combines corporation an...

Beyond Freedom and Dignity
Beyond Freedom and Dignity Beyond Freedom and Dignity. B.F. Skinner. New York: Hackett Publishing Company, 1971. 215. This book discusses B.F. Skinners beliefs and plans to change people in society through the use of operant conditioning. B.F. Skinner is the man widely known for the psychology of behavior, or Behaviorism. Skinner feels that if people continue to head down the path they are going, that they will be heading for total disaster. He feels that people have a great problem of looking ...

The Intelligence Quotient
The Intelligence Quotient: The Contribution of Psychology to Standardized Social Darwinism It is safe to predict that in the near future intelligence tests will bring tens of thousands of these high-grade defective under the surveillance and protection of society. This will ultimately result in curtailing the reproduction of feeble-mindedness and in the elimination of an enormous amount of crime, pauperism, and industrial inefficiency. It is hardly necessary to emphasize that the high-grade cas...

Prejudice Discrimination
Prejudice Discrimination Introduction I aim to talk about discrimination and prejudices and how they affect our day to day lives. I also aim to supply a definition for prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping and racism. Within the body of this assignment I will be talking about the different types of discrimination along with my personal thoughts on the subject. I will also be looking at ways to eradicate it from our daily lives as much as humanly possible. The civil and criminal justice system ...

Psychology Essay
Psychology Essay 5-29-03 I interviewed two kids of similar age, when we were assigned to ask kids certain questions. I asked my 6 year old brother George, and one of the kids who came to class on kids day. His name was T.J. and he was five years old. I found out a lot of similarities between the two boys, just through the answers of the questions that I asked. I thought that it was interesting that both boys thought that a fork in the road meant that the cars tire was going to pop. Both boys al...

Movie Analysis of The Silence of the Lambs
Movie Analysis of The Silence of the Lambs Psychology 101 Ticket # 8729 6/5/04 The Silence of the Lambs has a story of a young FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a profile of a serial killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter. FBI agent Jack Crawford believes that Lecter have the answers to their questions to help locate the killer. Clarice must first try a...

Introduction to Islam
Introduction to Islam Allah (God) Islam is the complete submission and obedience to Allah (God). The name Allah (God) in Islam never refers to Muhammad (pbuh), as many Christians may think; Allah is the personal name of God. What do Muslims believe about Allah? 1. He is the one God, Who has no partner. 2. Nothing is like Him. He is the Creator, not created, nor a part of His creation. 3. He is All-Powerful, absolutely Just. 4. There is no other entity in the entire universe worthy of worship bes...

Teaching
Teaching Background and Setting My teaching practice is being carried out in Blackrock College. This is a large, fee paying all boys secondary school with roughly 1000 pupils from second to sixth year, with first years attending the feeder school Willow Park. My assignment relates to my experiences with second year classes. There are eight streamed classes, roughly 24 pupils per class, ranging highest to lowest from 2.8 to 2.2. The junior syllabus has been divided up, with a different teacher re...

BioinformaticsIntroduction
BioinformaticsIntroduction We take bioinformatics to mean the emerging field of science growing from the application of mathematics, statistics, and information technology, including computers and the theory surrounding them, to the study and analysis of very large biological, and particularly genetic, data sets. The field has been fueled by the increase in DNA data generation leading to the massive data sets already generated, and yet to be generated, in particular, the data from the human geno...