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Rap war
Rap war Shots ring out in South Central Los Angeles. A man screams in horror. This man has been shot in a heated gang war. This is everyday life for gang members. Gang members are used to cold blooded murder and most attend at least 5 funerals a week. Similar situations occur in Harlem, New York and in other places around the country. Why is this happening? Many people think that rap music is making kids more violent. They think that rap music is just a glorification of violence. All rap music ...

The Himalayas along China's southwestern frontier with India are the w
The Himalayas along China's southwestern frontier with India are the world's tallest mountains. China's greatest river, the Yangtze, is the world's fourth longest. The Taklimakan Desert, in western Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, is one of the driest spots on Earth. The area of loessic soil (fine, siltlike soil created by wind action in dry regions) in Shaanxi and Shanxi provinces is probably more extensive than in any other place. China has a great wealth of mineral and natural resources. Re...

Matthew Funk
Matthew Funk Block 2 Geography Report 1-5-99 Location: Absolute: The center of the country of Czech Republic is located at 50 degrees North and 16 degrees East. Relative: The Czech Republic is in the North-Eastern Hemisphere. It is also located on the continent of Asia. The Czech Republic is in the geographic center of Europe. The country also shares borders with four other countries (Poland, Germany, Austria, and Solvakia). The Czech territory is placed between two principal mountain systems i...

The Battle of the Bulge was Germanys last offensive attack It
The Battle of the Bulge was Germanys last offensive attack. It lasted from December 16, 1944 to January 28, 1945. It was the largest battle in World War II to take place on land. It included 600,000 Germans, 500,000 Americans, and 55,000 British. There were 81,000 US casualties, 1400 British casualties, and 100,000 German casualties. The Battle was being planned at a point in time when the Red Russian army was closing in on Germany from the East and the US was destroying German cities with bom...

1 The Sung dynasty was considered a Golden Age in Chinese history Duri
1. The Sung dynasty was considered a Golden Age in Chinese history. During this dynasty, the economy expanded and China became the leading economic force in East Asia. As the center of agriculture moved to rice crops in southern China, a new strain of rice and new irrigation techniques allowed the Chinese to harvest two crops of rice a year. This surplus allowed more people to pursue the arts, learning and trade. Foreign trade increased with traders coming from far and wide to China. The Chines...

Thomas Jefferson third President of the United States was one of the m
Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, was one of the most brilliant men in history. His interests were boundless, and his accomplishments were great and varied. He was a philosopher, educator, naturalist, politician, scientist, architect, inventor, pioneer in scientific farming, musician, and writer, and was the foremost spokesmen for democracy in his day. He was born at Shadwell in Goochland County, Virginia on April 13, 1743, to Jane Randolph and Peter Jefferson. Jefferson G...

Organized Crime has for nearly one hundred years held an unseen contro
Organized Crime has for nearly one hundred years held an unseen control over the United States. Running both illegal and legal businesses they have captivated the lives of the country. Here is an overview of the history of this power that knows everything and everyone that has power or wishes to rise to power. The beginning of organized crime goes back to the 13th century. The Mafia was formed in Sicily to help farmers from being terrorized by French and Spanish looters (Waller, p.16). It was n...

Lyndon Bains Johnson was born on August 27 1908 in a small town near J
Lyndon Bains Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 in a small town near Johnson City, Texas. He went to school at Southwest Texas State Teachers Collage where he learned compassion for the poverty of others when he taught students of Mexican descent (Kearns 2). He graduated in 1930. Four years later he married a woman named Claudia Taylor and together they had two children, Lynda and Lucie. Johnson became President at the age of 55 when President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed. When he took ...

THE AMERICAN INDIAN
THE AMERICAN INDIAN When Europeans came to this land, there were many nations already here. On the western coasts were the Kalapooian, Chinookan, and Hokan who fished. The great forests in the east had for years given life to the Mohawks. On the southwest plains, the Sioux, Pawnee, and Cheyenne lived in harmony with their little brother, the buffalo. What are now deserts were once the farms and holy lands of the Hopi and the Navaho. In the South lived the Creek, Pensacola, and Natchez. Today,...

Thesis Statement The United States did not step up ag ainst the Ottoma
Thesis Statement: The United States did not step up ag ainst the Ottoman Empire because the did not have anything to gain from the Armenians. The term Genocide is very frequently used in recent times. It is a Latin compound made up of two words. Gens, meaning people or race, and the root meaning cid meaning to destroy. In 1915, the Turks of the Ottoman Empire massacred the Armenians. While these series of massacres that started in 1894 were taking place, where was the US? The US did not step ...

California
California California was the 31st state, which received its statehood on Sept. 9, 1850 , and nickname is the Golden State. The bird is the California Valley Quail; the flower is the golden poppy; the tree is the California Redwood; and the state motto is Eureka (I have Found It). There are many sights to see in the state of California. Besides all the big metropolitan cities, there is the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and Fishermans Wharf in San Francisco. Also there is the San Diego Zoo...

THOUGHTS ON ACID RAIN Acid rain is a serious problem with disastrous e
THOUGHTS ON ACID RAIN Acid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem increases, many people believe that this issue is too small to deal with right now this issue should be met head on and solved before it is too late. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain. CAUSES Acid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United States. ...

LABOR IN AMERICA By Ira Peck Scholastic Inc The Industrial Revolution
LABOR IN AMERICA By Ira Peck (Scholastic Inc.) 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 n...

Tall Stories NEWSCIENCE
======================================================================= Tall Stories NEWSCIENCE ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Picture in your mind the skyline of downtown Toronto. There's the CN Tower, of course, and the 72-floor First Canadian Place, the city's tallest skyscraper. Cascading from there are the assorted banks and hotels and insurance towers. Now, use your imagination to construct some new buildings, these ones reaching three, four and fiv...

Acid Rain
Acid Rain Acid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem increases, many people believe that this issue is too small to deal with right now this issue should be met head on and solved before it is too late. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain. CAUSES Acid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United States. In Canada, th...

I love this business exults Robert Kaynes Jr vice president of sales
I love this business, exults Robert Kaynes Jr., vice president of sales (and grandson of the founder) at Bron Shoe, the Columbus, Ohio-based company responsible for putting millions of pairs of bronzed baby shoes on bookshelves in the homes of loving parents across America for the past 75 years. It may sound schmaltzy Kaynes concedes, but it's a schmaltzy business. We're selling sentiment. Still, how do you market a memory? For companies like Hallmark, FTD, Bron Shoe, and others in the se...

Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan Illinois on August
Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22,1920. He was the third born son of Leonard Spauldling Bradbury and Esther Marie Moberg Bradbury. In the fall of 1926 the Bradbury family moved from their home in Waukegan to Tucson, Arizona. However, their stay there only lasted until May of 1927 when they moved back to their original habitation. Bradbury began writing his own literature on butcher paper when he was 11 years old. Ray and his family moved again moved to Tucson, Ari...

Who is Rosa Parks Rosa Parks is someone who grew up believing people s
Who is Rosa Parks? Rosa Parks is someone who grew up believing people should be judged by the respect they have for themselves and others. (Le Blanc, 190) Rosa Parks is mostly known for standing up for herself and for other all other African Americans when she refused to go to the back of the bus to give up her seat for a white man. (Le Blanc, 190) When Rosa took a stand, she didnt do it to make her name go down in history. She did it because she believed in herself and she stood up for an inju...

Where I am
Where I [email protected]#%* Bank of China Tower Bank of China Tower, known as the tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia from 1989 to 1992, is 1,209-foot and it is a fitting building. The Tower sits in the central business district, a ribbon of land densely packed with banks and office buildings squeezed between mountain and harbor. It is one of the busiest, crowded, active, frenetic cities in the world. After experiencing it, I was attracted by its visual context and its special features, as this modern b...

All About Arnotts History
All About Arnotts History In 1865, a small bakery opened in Hunter Street, Newcastle, north of Sydney. It supplied bread, pies and biscuits to the local townspeople as well as to the crews of the many ships that docked at the port to load coal. From these humble beginnings rose a company whose name is now synonymous with biscuit-making. This is the story of Arnotts Biscuits and its founder, William Arnott - a man whose passion for his business led him to create one of the most successful and e...

BENEFITS OF THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE
BENEFITS OF THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE Britains first ever National Minimum Wage (NMW) comes into force this April at a rate of 3.60 an hour for those aged 22 plus and 3.00 an hour for 18-21 year olds. According to Professor David Metcalf, writing in the February Economic Journal, the NMW will boost the pay of nearly two million employees by 30% on average. Half the people who will benefit are female, part-time workers. Metcalf estimates that the NMW will have the following impact on the dist...

Dell New Horizons
Dell New Horizons I Introduction and scope of work............................................................................................. 3 I.1 Introduction................................................................................................................... 3 I.2 Scope of Work.............................................................................................................. 3 II Marketing mix..........................................................................

Eccentricity
Eccentricity 1.0 Executive Summary 1.1 Objectives Eccentricity's objectives are as follows: to serve a community that may not usually be exposed to finer fashions; to consult customers to help them select the most flattering outfits; to initiate the idea of individuality among today's youth and young adults; and, to uphold our social responsibility within our community. Eccentricity also has the objective of becoming the area's most popular retail clothing company, competing with larger name dep...

PR Campaign Strategy Paper
PR Campaign: Strategy Paper Viva Salsa Brand Company has decided to create a new type of salsa and begin notifying customers of its availability, price, and value. This new salsa has several different intensities to appeal to several audiences. One of the ideas for the products look is to create a salsa jar shaped like a chili pepper with the Hispanic Flag on it to catch the eye of the customers and have it stand out on the shelf. Once we, as the PR team receives word of this new product, we a...

A Brief History of the City of Salinas
A Brief History of the City of Salinas Small tribes of Native Americans first made their home here in the Salinas Valley many centuries before the first European explorers came to California to build a president in Monterey and missions in Carmel, Soledad, San Juan Bautista and the San Antonio Valley. During the time of Spanish rule settlements developed around the missions here on the Central Coast, but the area remained largely undeveloped until after Mexico overthrew their Spanish rulers and ...

Chapter 20 The New Frontier and the Great Society
Chapter 20: The New Frontier and the Great Society: Pg: 671: A: I think that the effect that the televised debate would have on politics would be that it brought a new image to politics, and now political members were going to be shown on television rather than just on print, as through television one can actually see what a politician is about. Pg: 672: B: The goal of the doctrine of flexible response was to create a stronger military that would give the president more options in international ...

Harlem Renaissance
Harlem Renaissance 17-04-04 A heightened concern with artistic form and a concern for representing the social world are not at odds with one another. Indeed, new social forms require new forms of representation. Poets and writers associated with the Harlem Renaissance manage to both represent and contradict this statement, depending on the point at which we analyze them As a relatively new social caste they saw opportunities in modern forms of artistic expression like jazz or the blues, but th...

Denver hyper over loss of Pei paraboloid
Denver hyper over loss of Pei paraboloid Denverites trying to save the 1950s Zeckendorf Plaza by I.M. Pei, which had a notable hyperbolic paraboloid, failed. But they have started a movement, the Modern Architecture Preservation League, and issued a manifesto. It goes beyond preserving popular roadside architecture or symbols of modernism approved by the establishment (such as the Lever and the Seagrams buildings in New York). The thought of accepting modernism on its own terms may be a hard s...

The Versorium
The Versorium William Gilbert invented The Versorium in 1600. In Latin, the word versorium means turn around. What the invention did was exactly what it meant. It would turn toward or away the object held near it. A long rod of any solid material was suspended from a string. The rod would be rubbed and then the object would be held near the rod. Rubbing the rod formed friction. If something placed near his versorium was not attracted it was a non-electric. If the object was attracted it was ...

Slaughterhouse Five
Slaughterhouse Five Chapter 1 Summary It is so short and jumbled and jangled because there is nothing intelligent to say about a massacre. Vonnegut writes in his own voice, introducing his experience of the firebombing of Dresden, in eastern Germany, during World War II while he was a prisoner of war and his attempt for many years to complete a book on the subject. He begins with the claim that most of what follows is true, particularly the parts about war. With funding from the Guggenheim Fou...

Untitled
kh!w4 TEST FOR ENGLISH MAJORS GRADE EIGHT (SAMPLE)QUESTION BOOKLET PAPER ONE TIME LIMIT;95 MIN.= PART ` LISTENING COMPREHENSION ;40 min.= In Section A,B and C you will hear everything ONCE only.Listen carefully and then answer the questions that follow.Mark the correct response for each question you hear. SECTION A TALK Questions 1 to 5 refer to the talk in this section.At the end of the talk you will be given 15 seconds to answer each of the following five questions. Now Listen to th...

The Second World War Essay Questions
The Second World War Essay Questions 1. What factors helped the Nazis and Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany? -The factors that helped the Nazis and Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany were one, after the war Germany could not repay its debt to the allies and sunk into a depression, two, Adolf Hitler told the Germans that he could fix their economy. By 1934, Adolf Hitler was named the German chancellor and the Nazi had become the nations largest party. 2. Explain Hitlers belief on race a...

A new Standard
A new Standard? In this paper, I am going to examine the notion of Standard English itself, in addition to its social implications. The aim of this essay is to explain the reasons why the regional dialects are gaining ground over the Standard English, and why nowadays the Standard has not a high status over other dialects. The main points which are going to be developed are these: Differences between accent and dialect What is Standard English? Different definitions about what Standard Engl...

Nationwide Railroad Network
Nationwide Railroad Network TOPIC: The development of a nationwide railroad network and the effect it had on American economic life. The dynamic combination of business leadership, capital, technology, markets, labor, and government support is especially evident in the development of the nations first big business-railroads. After the Civil War, railroad mileage increased drastically from 9,000 miles of track in 1850 to more than 250,000 miles of track during the early 1900s. (Dickason 61) Mor...

American Architecture
American Architecture 17th-century English colonial architecture Most resembles the late medieval forms that survived in rural England. Houses were built in a range of sizes The Parson Capen House (1683), in Topsfield, Massachusetts Gables, overhangs, and lack of symmetry reflected the late medieval flavor of Europe. In Virginia and Maryland, brick construction was preferred for the typically story-and-a-half homes with chimneys at both ends and a more nearly symmetrical faade Thomas Rolfe Hous...

Bleeding Kansas
Bleeding Kansas In 1854, Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois drafted the Kansas-Nebraska Act. The Act established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. It also gave residents of these newly founded states the right to decide whether to allow slavery. In order to decide if slavery should be allowed a concept known as popular sovereignty was devised. Popular sovereignty is when residents vote to decide on an issue. Pro-slavery groups supported the bill because it gave them a chance to own slaves in t...

The Boer War
The Boer War 4/24/04 At the onset of the 20th century, war was raging across the countryside of South Africa. The Dutch farmers of the area were locked in conflict with the soldiers of the British Empire. The Boer War, as it came to be called, was sparked in 1899 and ran through 1902. Lured by diamonds and gold, imperialistic Great Britain invaded in an attempt to gain control of the area. For several reasons, the Boer War was an important focal point in the history of the world. To understand t...

Charles Lindbergh Biography
Charles Lindbergh Biography The life of an aviator seemed to me ideal. It involved skill. It brought adventure. It made use of the latest developments of science. Mechanical engineers were fettered to factories and drafting boards while pilots have the freedom of wind with the expanse of sky. There were times in an aeroplane when it seemed I had escaped mortality to look down on earth like a God. Charles A. Lindbergh, 1927 Charles Augustus Lindbergh-Overview Lindbergh, Charles Augustus (1902-1...

Civil Rights Timeline Jan 15 1929 - Dec 21 1956Jan 15 1929 - Dr King i
Civil Rights Timeline: Jan. 15, 1929 - Dec. 21, 1956Jan. 15, 1929 - Dr. King is born - Born on Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Ga., he was the second of three children of the Rev. Michael (later Martin) and Alberta Williams King. Sept. 1, 1954 - Dr. King becomes pastor - In 1954, King accepted his first pastorate--the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala. He and his wife, Coretta Scott King, whom he had met and married (June 1953) while at Boston University. Dec. 1, 1955 - Rosa Parks defie...

CIVIL RIGHTS
CIVIL RIGHTS Describe the ways in which discrimination against black people in the USA society was reduced in the years 1945-1955. After fight for freedom, peace and equality in the Second World War, black people thought it was time for them to have the same in their own country. It was only fair that they get their freedom and equality when they were risked their in the war. Brown verses Board case also gave reasons to reduce discrimination. President Truman made some official and legal changes...

CURITIBAA CELEBRATED URBAN PLACE
CURITIBAA CELEBRATED URBAN PLACE 1. INTRODUCTION Curitiba is world renowned as the Ecological Revolution, the green lung capital of Brazil. Its rich culture and strong influence of immigrants is depicted in its rich architecture and urban form. Curitiba has found the perfect solution for its integration of the transport system and land-use patterns and the solution for a sustainable urban plan. In the content of my paper, supported by a model of part of the city at a 1:500 scale, I will be di...

Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan Current Political Economic Situation Political situation Uzbekistan, the most populated republic in Central Asia with almost 25 million in-habitants, became independent, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, on 31 August 1991. Its constitution, adopted in 1992, is rather liberal in its statement. It introduces a Presidential system with a Parliament (Oly Majlis/Supreme Council) elected by universal suffrage, enabling several parties to present candidates. Mr Islam Karimov, former he...

Deterrence
Deterrence In order to grasp some understanding of a possible military conflict between United States, China and/or Democratic Republic of People of Korea (DRPK), it is important to distinguish the relative differences between United States deterrence on China and the DRPK as well as Chinas and DRPKs deterence on United States. In the articles titled China and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Implications for the United States, Chinas New Old Thinking: The Concept of Limited Deterrence, China: ...

Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Movement Had there been more success then failures in the Civil Rights Movement between 1960 65 I believe there had been more success then failure in the Civil Rights Movement from 1960 to 1965. There were the Sit-Ins that took place in 1960, the Freedom Rides in 1961, the Albany campaign, conflict in Birmingham, Alabama, the march to Washington in 1963; they have the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. On 1st February 1960, four students from Greensboro, Nort...

Final History Exam
Final History Exam 1.List the reasons the US got involved in World War I: The Germans ignored Wilsons calls for peace, resumed unrestricted submarine warfare, announcing that their U-boats would sink all ships in British waters - hostile or neutral - on sight. Then the German foreign minister sent a telegram, nicknamed the Zimmermann note to the German ambassador in Mexico. This telegram proposed an alliance between Mexico Germany promised that if the war with the US broke out, Germany would sup...

The California Gold Rush
The California Gold Rush 7W During the late 1840s and early 1850s a source of easily accessible gold was discovered in California. The people who came to collect gold, now known as 49ers (since they came to California in 1849), had many difficulties and hardships throughout their quest for gold. Despite all of the downsides of going to California people came in extremely large numbers, by any means necessary. The idea of becoming rich overrode their common sense. Discovery of Gold Before the d...

DelhiAgraFatehpur Sikri
Delhi/Agra/Fatehpur Sikri There are many reasons why the people of northern India can be proud of their city. The Mughal Empire was one of the largest centralized states known in pre-modern world history. For nearly one hundred and seventy years (1556-1719) the Mughal Empire remained a dynamic, centralized, complex organization. First, a little background information of the Mughals, the people of northern India, the peoples religion and their ruler. The Mughals were Muslims from Persia and Afgh...

Civil War History Notes
Civil War History Notes HISTORY 311 NOTES SEPTEMBER 24th until OCTOBER 24th HIS 311 SEPT 24 -1861- Civil War begins -Nov.-dec TRENT incident -1862-64- Alabama depredations -Oct.-St. Alban's rd. -1865- Reciprocity Tr. denounced -1866- Fenian Invasion -sub themes -public opinion foreign policy -xtrnl coincide w/ intrnl issues -colonies and their costs COMPARISON OF CAN AND US -Can and US are parallel -major events, trade are shared -civil society devl'p same way -culture is same exc. QUE, Louisi...

Document-Based Question Industrial Revolution
Document-Based Question: Industrial Revolution There were many problems that came with the growth of industry in England. Cities were expanded, but they became even more overcrowded and dirty. The factories employed workers, who were doomed to work in terrifying conditions for little pay until their death. The reactions to these conditions once they were exposed varied from horror to blind optimism. Cities had always been crowded and filthy. The Industrial Revolution only made conditions worse. ...

ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION To Understand the events that led to the birth and rise of what became an Empire in a very short time, it is necessary to understand the events that preceded the period of the prophet. The people of what would have become the Islamic world can be divided into four linguistic families that derive from a common source. These four families can be classified as : 1-Semitic 2-Hamitic 3-Indo European 4-Altaic The first two, Semitic and Hamitic derive from the so called Afro-asia...