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WOMEN AND SOCIETY
WOMEN AND SOCIETY In the course of our life we need to make many decisions. The way we live our life is a decision each person makes for him/herself. Usually, one choice is better than the other, yet society doesn't always support the better one. The poem, Aunt Jennifer's Tigers and The Scarlet Letter present two ways in which women can react to a society dominated by men and how their lives are shaped by their different decisions. A woman can just ignore the restraints put on her and suffer,...

Sam Krey
Sam Krey Nobody on the bus expected it to be this bad. Everybody, including myself, thought of it as a two week vacation. When we signed our names on the boot camp registration we didnt know what we were in for. Everybody on the bus was jumping up and down, screaming and yelling through the whole trip like swarms of grasshoppers. The officers on the bus were trying to keep everybody quiet, but had no success because we all knew that they couldnt do anything to us while we were on the bus. Fin...

VALLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY
VALLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY Test of Purchases - Items Noted from Schedule T/1 12/31/X1 Voucher Number Vendor Audit Test Amount Description of Item Evaluation of Item [1] 3-17 National Newsprint Corporation B#1 28,080. No purchase requisition, no explanation. Item appears to be a genuine purchase. Duncan approved item at time of payment approval. No explanation. Exception No validity problem. B 3-22 Gilford Bostrow H#2 2,500 No invoice or approval. Expense approved by Board, services provided, and...

The Bean Trees
The Bean Trees The Bean Trees by Barbara Kinsolver is a book that discusses many of the problems in today's society. I found it to be over all insightful yet a little boring at time. There are many hidden meaning and symbols too many to mention so I'll look at just a few. One of the main symbols appears right at the beginning of the novel. The symbol is the tires and how Missy (later named Taylor) fears them. The tires come up several times in the story and so does Taylor's fear of them. This f...

Carbon is one of the most important chemical elements Industry uses it
Carbon is one of the most important chemical elements. Industry uses it in a wide variety of products, and all living things are based on carbon. Without carbon, life would be impossible! Yet carbon makes up less than 0.03 percent of the earths crust. Pure carbon exists in nature in the form of diamonds, and in graphite. Both forms are pure carbon with different crystal structures. Another form of pure carbon, called amorphous carbon, consists of graphite-like particles too tiny to see without...

Freedom of What
Freedom of What? The denotative meaning of censorship is the examination of books, letters, movies, etc. and the removal of anything thought not right for the people to see or hear. In other words, censorship takes away the right of the individual to decide what is appropriate for them to see or hear. What might offend one person may not offend another person, and it is unjust to prohibit someone from reading or seeing inappropriate material based on the opinion of someone else. Censorship oc...

For my presentation on the Holocaust I chose My Lost World A Survivors
For my presentation on the Holocaust, I chose My Lost World: A Survivors Tale by Sara Rosen. It was published in 1993. This book is based upon Saras personal experiences through one of the worlds most horrific events ever. Although My Lost World is an account of the Holocaust, it is only one piece of the ghastly puzzle that forms the Jewish Holocaust. There are three major parts that make up this novel. The Family: part one, Occupation: part two, and New Life Begins: part three. Each one is ...

HITLER Adolf 1889-1945 The rise of Adolf Hitler to the position of dic
HITLER, Adolf (1889-1945). The rise of Adolf Hitler to the position of dictator of Germany is the story of a frenzied ambition that plunged the world into the worst war in history. Only an army corporal in World War I, Hitler became Germany's chancellor 15 years later. He was born on April 20, 1889, in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria, of German descent. His father Alois was the illegitimate son of Maria Anna Schicklgruber. In middle age Alois took the name Hitler from his paternal grandfather. After tw...

The Life of Richard Feynman
The Life of Richard Feynman Richard Feynman was a physicist who was born in Far Rockaway, near New York City, in 1918. He lived there until he left to attend university at the Michigan Institute of Technology. He studied there for four years, and then went to Princeton University where he finished his studies. After that, he moved to Los Alamos, Cornell, and lastly Caltech. During this time, he was married three times. He died in 1988 from cancer. Feynmans Work on the Bomb After Feynman had gr...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) The agency now known as the Federal Bureau of Investigation originated from a force of Special Agents created in 1908 when Attorney General Charles Bonaparte appointed an unnamed force to be the investigative force of the Department of Justice (DOJ) under the Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Before that time the Department of Justice often had to borrow Agents from the U.S. Secret Service to investigate violations of federal criminal laws within its ju...

Gale Nichols
Gale Nichols Comp III Per 4 What's in the water? That's the question the characters in this book wondered too. White shark is a story about a monster in the water that makes Jaws look like a goldfish! The year is 1945. There was a German U-boat that was carrying a few of these White Sharks. The submarine began to take on water and eventually sank. The sub sits on the bottom of the ocean still containing these White Sharks in steel boxes and will sit there until someone or something sets th...

Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci Monica Bontrager Mr. Croftchik First Hour October 3, 1998 H. English 4 Leonardo da Vinci was a man of many worlds. He was a great influence on his time and of the time of today. Leonardo was known as many things, he was known as a sculptor, architect, writer, musician, philosopher, engineer, and scientist, but most of all he was known for his impressive paintings that influenced the world. Leonardo was born in Anchiano, Italy on April 15, 1452, to Piero da Vinci, a prominent p...

In effort to build a strong and unified empire Hammurabi constructed a
In effort to build a strong and unified empire, Hammurabi constructed a set of 300 laws to govern the everyday lives of his people. Government has always been an important part of any civilization and should contain laws and guide lines. Hammurabi's set of laws outlines the status of the culture and what is expected of everyone. The first law deals with false accusations. If you accuse someone of casting a death spell on you, you'll be put to death. You needed to be sure of what you were accusi...

Computer Science is the study of computer's and their interaction with
Computer Science is the study of computer's and their interaction with the web and programs. In Computer Science one can learn how to make web pages, design software, and make programs. In this day and age everyone needs to have a computer and know how to use it. Computer Science is the most basic thing for computers, but is a must to know. Interpersonal Communication: An interpersonal relationship occurs when people get beyond roles in the situation. It may lead to potential relationships at...

Describe the challenges that Human Resource Managers will face in the
Describe the challenges that Human Resource Managers will face in the next five years. In December of 1996, the Society for Human Resource Management sponsored a symposium in Florida. At this meeting, all the senior human resource officers were challenged to discuss what they felt were the challenges facing human resource managers in the decade ahead. David Ulrich, professor of business administration at the University of Michigans School of Business facilitated the discussion. Within this pap...

Something Happened
Something Happened! Something happened all right, to the tune of $650,000!! Thats what it cost the City of Peabody to settle a sexual harassment suit filed by a female Police Officer. She claimed she was singled out and discriminated against. The City of Peabody and the Chief of Police, started by hiring six new Police Officers on September 3, l991. Which included two female and four male officers. When the City hired them as Police Officers, all six were informed of one of the conditions the ...

Introduction
Introduction Basketball is an athletic sport, usually played on an indoor court in which two competing teams of five players each attempt to score by throwing an inflated ball so that it descends through one of two baskets suspended, at each end of the court, above their heads. The team scoring the most such throws, through field goals or foul shots, wins the game. Because of its continuous action and frequent scoring, basketball is one of the most popular spectator as well as participant sport...

The Bean Trees
The Bean Trees The Bean Trees by Barbara Kinsolver is a book that discusses many of the problems in today's society. I found it to be over all insightful yet a little boring at time. There are many hidden meaning and symbols too many to mention so I'll look at just a few. One of the main symbols appears right at the beginning of the novel. The symbol is the tires and how Missy (later named Taylor) fears them. The tires come up several times in the story and so does Taylor's fear of them. This f...

At half past six on the evening of April 20th 1889 a child was born in
At half past six on the evening of April 20th, 1889 a child was born in the small town of Branau, Austria. The name of the child was Adolf Hitler. He was the son of a Customs official Alois Hitler, and his third wife Klara. As a young boy Adolf attended church regularly and sang in the local choir. One day he carved a symbol into the bench which resembled the Swastika he later used as the symbol of the Nazi party. He was a pretty good student. He received good marks in most of his classes. Howe...

It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to
It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is . . .if a law be in opposition to the Constitution, . . .the court must determine which of these conflicting rules governs the case. That is the very essence of the Judicial Jury. -Chief Justice John Marshall in his decision of Marbury vs. Madison The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may time to time ordain and establ...

President Kennedy was born on May 29 1917 in Brooklin Massachusetts a
President Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, in Brooklin, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. The other eight Kennedy children were Joseph, Jr. Rosemary Kathleen Eunice Patricia Robert F. Jean Edward M. Ted. As the Kennedy children grew up, their parents encouraged them to develop their own talents and interests. Loyalty to each other was important to the Kennedys. But the brothers and sisters also developed a strong competitive spirit. Jack, as his family called him, and Joe, his older brother...

Geologist
Geologist Career Report The career report assigned was on geologists. I have found that the information given was more than enough to make me interested in this job in the future. There are many civilian-based jobs out there that are close to a geologist. The civilian jobs related to a geologist are geophysicist, hydrologist, mineralogist, petrologist, seismologist, and engineer in soils. On the job there are plenty of things to do. The basic work consists of studying rocks, minerals and other ...

The Role of Minor Conspirators
The Role of Minor Conspirators In the course of time, the world has seen an abundance of influential men. Oftentimes, however, the forces behind these men remain unseen. This is shown in William Shakespeares Julius Caesar by the supporting role the minor conspirators have on the major conspirators. Just as women often embolden powerful men of society, the minor conspirators embolden the major conspirators greatly affecting the outcome of the play. One of the most important minor conspirators o...

Abraham Lincoln was born February 12 1809 in a log cabin near Hodgenvi
Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and he was named for his paternal grandfather. Thomas Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer. Both of Abraham's parents were members of a Baptist congregation that had separated from another church due to opposition to slavery. When Abraham was 7, the family moved to southern Indiana. Abraham had gone to school briefly in Kentucky and did so again in Indiana. He a...

Science Report
Science Report Armstrong, Neil Alden: American astronaut, born in 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. He served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. After graduating from Purdue University, he joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration In 1966, Armstrong was command pilot of the Gemini 8 mission, which accomplished the first physical joining of two orbiting spacecraft. In July 1969, Armstrong, as commander of the Apollo 11 lunar mission, became the first person to set foot on ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson the great American author once noted that in compa
Ralph Waldo Emerson, the great American author, once noted that in comparison to Shakespeare the world of men has not his equal to show. However, when he looked at the man, the jovial actor and manager, he claimed he cannot marry this fact to his verse. Doubts of the true identity of William Shakespeare have plagued men and women such as Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, Sigmund Freud, Delia Bacon, and many others. The known facts of Shakespeare's life and career are few. It is probable, although...

Napoleon Bonaparte I was definitely one of the most influential people
Napoleon Bonaparte I was definitely one of the most influential people in the history of Europe and the rest of the world. He quickly rose through the ranks of being a Corsican National Guard soldier to being the one of the greatest military commanders of all time and the French emperor who would try to conquer the entire world. On August 15, 1769, Napoleon was born into a family that would have a total of 8 children, him being the second. He was the son of Carlo Buonaparte, a lawyer who fought...

There is a myth that people arent ready for their daughters sisters wi
There is a myth that people arent ready for their, daughters, sisters, wives and mothers coming home in body bags. Does this mean we're ready to have our sons, brothers, husbands and fathers come home in body bags? Is a woman's life more valuable than a man's? But is this a valid reason to keep women in safe roles? I say NO, because all our lives are precious... men's just as much as women's. It's NEVER a happy moment to see our people return from a war in a body bag. Now to just a few women...

Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh (Nguyen Tat Thanh) Ho Chi Minhs real name is Nguyen Tat Thanh (1890-1969). He is the Vietnamese Communist leader and the principal force behind the Vietnamese struggle against French colonial rule. Ho Chi Minh was born on May 19, 1890, in the village of Kimlien, Annam (central Vietnam). The son of an official who had resigned in protest against French domination of his country. Ho Chi Minh had many other aliases such as: Ly Thuy, Vuong, and Tran; those names were not very well know...

Immune-mediated diabetes formerly called insulin-dependent diabetes is
Immune-mediated diabetes (formerly called insulin-dependent diabetes) is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Immune-mediated diabetes is also called type 1 diabetes. In type 1 diabetes your body destroys the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, usually leading to a total failure to produce insulin. It typically starts in children or young adults who are slim, but can start at any age. Black males also have a higher risk of developing diabetes. Without insulin, your body c...

Robert Edward LeeFrom His Own Prespective
Robert Edward Lee...From His Own Prespective I was born on January 19, 1807 at Stratford Hall known as the big house. I was born fourth in my family. So far Ive had a good life until now. Im on my way to Appomattox Court House. Who knows what will happen there. Im about five feet ten and one half inches tall and weigh one hundred and seventy pounds. My family is leading Virginia and they are the most distinguished in the nation. I am not fighting for slavery, Im fighting for my family and...

Introduction
Introduction Scott Adams, formerly a mid-level manager assigned to cubicle 4S700R at the Pacific Bell headquarters, wrote The Dilbert Principle in 1997. Adams was a Pacific Bell cubicle dweller for nine years until he was downsized when his department came under new management. The book points out a humorous but very logical argument against the illogical management practices of most companies. Scott Adams puts things in perspective, by acknowledging the truth. Unlike other business books, Ad...

Book Report Amusing Ourselves to Death
Book Report Amusing Ourselves to Death Taking an enlightening look at the long-term effects of television and how its transforms out world, Postmans book, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business alerts us to the dangers of television and offers suggestions to combat against the media. The book is divided into two parts, the first in which Postman discusses how television has transformed American society into a culture that has turned every aspect of life into...

General George Armstrong Custer is remembered best for his last stand
General George Armstrong Custer is remembered best for his last stand where he and 250 of his men were killed during an ambush by Sioux Indians during one of the last significant victories by American Indians. After graduating from West Point in 1861, Custer had built a reputation as a daring cavalry officer during the American Civil War. He rost to the rank of major general. When the Civil War ended, Custer was assigned to the Indian frontier. Following a court-martial for disobeying orders ...

A Objectives of Military Leadership
A. Objectives of Military Leadership Since the founding of the Marine Corps Leadership has been passed down from marine to marine. Leadership is influencing and directing men/women to accompolish the mission of keeping our country remaining free. It is also the art of obtaining thier obedience,respect, confedent, loyal cooperation, and main tain the sence of accomplishment. * Leadership breaks down into three(3) fundamentals: Know Your Job and Yourself; Be A Role Model, And Set The Example; Kno...

Homer name traditionally assigned to the author of the Iliad and the O
Homer, name traditionally assigned to the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, the two major epics of Greek antiquity. Nothing is known of Homer as an individual, and in fact the question of whether a single person can be said to be responsible for the creation of the two epics is highly controversial. Linguistic and historical evidence, however, allows the supposition that the poems were composed in the Greek settlements on the west coast of Asia Minor sometime in the 9th century BC. Both epic...

In the beginning there was only good evil and gods Galaith was the god
In the beginning there was only good evil and gods. Galaith was the goddess of death and evil, Pylon was the god of life and goodness, Zylon was the messenger god. For thousands of years everything stayed the same. But once Pylon got bored and collected all of his goodness and life to create the universe, when the stars and other planets where created he looked around and thought that something is missing, his creation was empty, so he decided to create Earth and sun. Once everything was create...

Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769, to Carlo and Letizia Buonaparte at Ajaccio, Corsica. Napoleons family was Italian, but he later dropped the u in his name to make it appear more French. Napoleon was the second of eight children that reached adulthood. As a child, Napoleon was small and puny. His oversized head often threw him off balance and he had a terrible temper. At the age of 10, Napoleon was accepted at the military academy of Brienne, in northern Fr...

Accounting History
Accounting History Bookkeeping and record-keeping methods, created in response to the development of trade and commerce, are preserved from and medieval sources. Double-entry bookkeeping began in the commercial city-states of medieval Italy and was well developed by the time of the earliest preserved double-entry books, from 1340 in Genoa. The first published accounting work was written in 1494 by the venetian monk Luca Pacioli (1450-1520). Although it disseminated rather than created knowledge...

CONSTANTINE
CONSTANTINE THE GREAT Flavius Valerius Constantinus, better known as Constantine the Great, was born on February 27, 273 or 274. His father was Constantius Chlorus, afterwards Caesar and Augustus, but at the time of Constantine's birth merely a promising officer in the Roman Army. Constantius belonged to one of the leading families of Moesia and his mother was a niece of the capable and soldierly Claudius, the conqueror of the Goths. Helena is said to have been the daughter of an innkeeper of D...

WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING
WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING On February 26, 1993 the World Trade Center blew up killing six people and wounding more than one thousand people. The bombing was a very unexpected inccendent. No one knew of this and everyone was shocked. The people involved are Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, a 55 year old Islamic cleric and spiritual leaeder of Gama al- Islamiya(Jim Dwyer). He wanted to take over the Egyptian secular government and put in an Islamic state. He was thought to be the head man in charge of t...

Children of the Holocaust
Children of the Holocaust Full statistics of children who died in the holocaust will never be known. Some estimates range as high as 1.5 million murdered children. This figure includes more than 1.2 Jewish children, tens of thousands of gypsy children, and thousands of handicapped children who were murdered under Nazi rule in Germany. Although children were seldom targets of Nazi violence because they were children, they were persecuted along with their families for religious, racial, or politi...

American professional basketball player a leading scorer in the Nation
American professional basketball player, a leading scorer in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who led the Chicago Bulls to three consecutive National Basketball Association (NBA) championships (1991-1993). Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He accepted a basketball scholarship from the University of North Carolina and as a freshman scored the winning basket in the 1982 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship game. Jord...

What a nice day A balmy sixty degrees out Children are outside playing
What a nice day. A balmy sixty degrees out. Children are outside playing ball. What a wonderful time of the year this is. I just hope that when mom opens up her Christmas present tomorow, she likes it. Scientists have proven that the Earth gets hotter and hotter each year. More and more people are born each day and the population of the Earth is continuously growing. The more and more people that populate the Earth, and the United States of America in general will require more and more energy. ...

Adolf Hitler
1 Adolf Hitler In any accounting of the millennium's monsters, first place must go to the ruler who made genocide a multinational industry-Adolf Hitler. The scale of enterprise boggles the mind: freight trains carrying Jews to human stockyards from across Nazi-occupied Europe; victims worked to death, shot, or gassed; corpses incinerated or processed into soap; gold teeth harvested for the coffers of the Reich (Time 123). How and why Adolf Hitler became the man that changed the meaning of sla...

To tell their tales
To tell their tales Hitler invades Poland in 1939, which sparked the Second World War. Little did the United States know the horror and devastation it would later cause not only in Europe but all over the world; even in the United States. During the following years Hitler progressively took over countries around Germany, throwing everyone that did not fit his image of the perfect race into concentration camps. The concentration camps, being mostly Jews, were designed to torture and discar...

The Imposition of Law as Free Will
The Imposition of Law as Free Will The Myth of the Social Contract. The Social Contract is defined to be the method by which a people agree to the systematic limitation of their rights for the purpose of gaining governmental protection. It is the theory that all people agree to the imposition of law and the restriction of their personal freedoms in exchange for safety.The founding tenet of the Social Contract is that people agree to the limitation of their natural rights for the benefit of gove...

Washington George 1732-1799 first president of the United States 1789-
Washington, George (1732-1799), first president of the United States (1789-1797) and one of the most important leaders in United States history. His role in gaining independence for the American colonies and later in unifying them under the new U.S. federal government cannot be overestimated. Laboring against great difficulties, he created the Continental Army, which fought and won the American Revolution (1775-1783), out of what was little more than an armed mob. After an eight-year struggle, ...

The Third Estate
The Third Estate Abbe de Sieyes was born into a middle-class family in France in about 1748. He studied, seeking a career in the Church, and became a very prominent man in the Catholic hierarchy. When the French Revolution came around, Sieyes was very prominent in voicing his opinions. He felt that this revolution could have been a way to end or at least dilute noble privilege. In his work What is the Third Estate?, Sieyes voices these opinions to the common people of France. Sieyes believes ...

The Life of Ulysses S Grant
The Life of Ulysses S. Grant Grant was the son of a frontier family. He was born Hiram Ulysses Grant in 1822 in a two-room cabin in Point Pleasant in southwestern Ohio, near the Ohio River. His father, Jesse Root Grant, was a tanner. Hannah Simpson Grant, his mother, was a pious, hardworking frontier woman. When Ulysses was one year old, his father moved the family to nearby Georgetown, where the boy grew up and attended school. He later went to nearby Maysville Seminary in Maysville, Kentucky,...