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The American South, had a social system which was distinct in many ways. There was an economy relative to the region, where class structure and a system of racial differences which caused the South to become unique to the rest of the nation. Historians such as James Henretta have said that Capitalism was the cause of all evil within the American South. American Capitalism defined by Max Weber is “ a greed for gain”, and “acquisition by force, ... whether directly in war or in the form [of] explo
The conflict in the Balkans is interesting because for years, reporters and politicians have touted it as being the result of ancient ethnic hatred but that isn’t the case. This class has taught me, if nothing else, that the people of this region lived together peacefully for centuries and any conflicts that have arose among people were based not on ethnic origin but other things like class, ruling party, and so on. In fact, any problems that have arose in the former Yugoslavia have more to do
The topic of my research has been differences in math learning and aptitude between boys and girls. This topic was suggested to me by my mentor, Mike Millo, as it is of particular interest to him. Mr. Millo is an Algebra teacher at Ball High. Much has been made of gender differences in math by the popular media and Mr. Millo felt that it would be interesting to examine this topic and explore the findings of educational researchers. I also found this topic personally intriguing as I am currently
The Evolution of Apple... January 1976 to May 1995 Let’s take a trip back in time and review the evolution of a computer company. It’s not IBM or Microsoft. This company is Apple Computers, Incorporated. In the year 1976, before most people even thought about buying a computer for their homes. Back then the computer community added up to a few brainy hobbyist. So when Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold a van and two programmable calculators for thirteen hundred dollars and started Apple Computers
The Internet: How it Works and How it Effects the World Many people do not understand what the Internet is the power that it has over the world. The Internet is an extraordinary learning and entertainment tool that, when used properly, can significantly enhance a user's ability to gather information. Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) started the Internet. It was a project under taken by the Department Of Defense (DOD) in 1969. It started as an experiment to link together DOD an
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 information and ideas are shared. What will society l
AIDS - What's new ? ------------------- Is the message getting through? We already know enough about AIDS to prevent its spread, but ignorance, complacency, fear and bigotry continue to stop many from taking adequate precautions. We know enough about how the infection is transmitted to protect ourselves from it without resorting to such extremes as mandatory testing, enforced quarantine or total celibacy. But too few people are heeding the AIDS message. Perhaps many simply don't like or want to
AIDS: A U.S.- Made Monster? PREFACE In an extensive article in the Summer-Autumn 1990 issue of Top Secret, Prof J. Segal and Dr. L. Segal outline their theory that AIDS is a man-made disease, originating at Pentagon bacteriological warfare labs at Fort Detrick, Maryland. Top Secret is the international edition of the German magazine Geheim and is considered by many to be a sister publication to the American Covert Action Information Bulletin (CAIB). In fact, Top Secret carries the Naming Nam
Marijuana Some call it the demon weed some call it just plane fun well here is the official statistics on the plant known as Marijuana. For starters we’ll go with the health part of the plant. Many “Educational” and or other health videos in school have you believe that Marijuana is going to ruin your life and leave you brain dead, but there has been no known proof that it has had any long term brain damage to the human brain. The only damage suggested by American Medical Association (AMA) is th
PART ONE CONTENTS --------------------3 SELFREALISATION AND DIRECTION FOR THE ADOLESCENT PART TWO CONTENTS ---------------------59 MANIFESTATIONS OF AWARENESS PART THREE CONTENTS -----------------104 PHILOSOPHICAL CONTENTS PART ONE. BOLD = MAIN TITLES. REGULAR = SUB TITLES. ----------------------------------------------------------------PAGE FORWARD -----------------------------------------------------4 INTELLECTUALITY -----------------------------------------8 DEDICATION ----------------------
For a very long time music was not written down. It was sung or played from memory. As it was passed on from person to person, many changes crept into the tunes. A way of writing music down was needed so that it would be sung or played exactly as it had been composed. The name for written music that man developed is notation. The system of musical notation generally used today is the result of centuries of development- from about the end of the ninth century to the early 1700’s. This developmen
Ebonics is the name given to what linguists refer to as BE (Black English) or African American Vernacular English1. Black English has been around since the time of slavery and the slave trade in the United States. It is a mixture of West African languages (such as Ibo, Yoruba, and Hausa) and English which has been passed down from generation to generation of African Americans . The use of ebonics has revitalized in popularity among many African American students in California schools. This has
NAPOLEON The main controversy over Napoleon is if he was a friend or enemy to the French people. Napoleon's prosecutors said that he destroyed the civil liberties of the French people. They also think that he started unnecessary wars of aggression. Another argument is that he ruled above the law like a absolute monarch. People on the defending side of Napoleon say that he saved France from a near anarchic situation in France. He extended the French territory to bring glory to the French people,
Chances are, anyone who is reading this paper has at one time, at least, surfed the net once. Don't worry if you haven't, I will explain everything you need to know about the Internet and the World Wide Web. Including how it started, it's growth, and the purpose it serves in today's society. The Internet was born about 20 years ago, as a U.S. Defense Department network called the ARPnet. The ARPnetwork was an experimental network designed to support military research. It was research about how
One of the dominant religions in the continent of Asia is Buddhism. Buddhism first emerged in India in the sixth century as an attempt to reform Hinduism, and after the second century A.D., left India, and became the major religion of South Asia. One of the southern areas where Buddhism is practised, is in the small Himalayan country of Nepal. The division of Buddhism followed there is that of the Northern School, which is known as the Mahayana meaning The Great Vehicle. The Himalayan people
The Dodo Bird Scientific and Common Name: When Portuguese sailors first arrived on an uninhabited island a bird greeted them without fear. Since the bird had never seen a human before, it had no reason to be afraid. The sailors thought that the bird was stupid so they named it dodo, Portuguese for fool. The scientific name is Raphus cucullatus; the dodo was also referred to as a dronte. Another theory of how the dodo got it's name is that the Portuguese tried to imitate the doo like noise the
TOUCH SCREEN Touch screen: A computer screen designed or modified to recognize the location of a touch on its surface. It incorporates the use of a touch sensitive monitor to control all computer functions. There is no need for a keyboard or any prior computer experience. Every where you look today you see the power of touch at work. Touch Screens are being used in a variety of settings including Education, Medical, Point of Sale, Gaming, Manufacturing, Retail and information Kiosks. From your f
It is argued that age is the only difference between a juvenile delinquent and an adult criminal (Albanese 3). However, over the years many schools of thought have emerged as to the best way to deal with juvenile delinquency. Consequently, at any given time one can find a vast array of information on the different aspects of juvenile delinquency. This information ranges from ways to help juveniles having problems to the current ways in which courts are handling juvenile cases. Other information
India has undergone remarkable changes since 1991. Until that date, India had spent its fifty years of independence as a protectionist state, isolated from the trade with the rest of the world. Its share of world trade had gone from two percent in the 1950’s to less than a half of a percent in the late 1980’s. At that point, India’s inflation was near the double-digits. Its protectionist strategy had discouraged the production of exports, created recurrent shortages of exchange, and made the bal
The American Warrior The most interesting aspect of the book entitled “Chief Red Fox Is Dead” is that it is not your “typical” history book. Instead of sugar-coating the truth of the past it is laid out in front of you in full detail. It gives the reader a rare insight into the history of the Native American from the perspective of the Native American. It gives the thoughts and comments of the Native American about their past. The book covers the latter half of this century starting in 1945 up u
The effects of computers on education According to Downing (1991), Computer technology has introduced several social changed in the world in general and American society in particular changes which cannot and should not be overlooked by educators whose job it is to prepare young people to function successfully within this new Society. The purpose of this is paper is to social changes that have occurred and social changes that can be expected to occur by the year 2000. The benefits and the proble
Sexual Harassment The multimillion-dollar awards made by juries in sexual harassment cases suggests that people are overreacting to the problem, and lawyers are taking advantage of these profitable cases (Glazer). Sexual harassment is hard to define, easy to allege, and very costly to wealthy companies. Many people allege that they have been sexually harassed, but where is the line drawn in a changing society with morals differing from person to person. What’s offensive to one is totally accepta
: Southern Voting behavior since the 1960’s Voters in many areas of the U.S. are apt to vote differently as a whole from election to election. The nation has also had a decreased turnout rate for the presidential and local elections. The South has typically not followed these patterns that the rest of has seemed to be following. The Southern whites of the U.S. have typically followed and voted for the more conservative candidate and party. Where as the Southern blacks have typically (when they h
Harvard University is one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the world. Despite early financial hardships, low enrollment, and the influence of strong Puritan ethics, Harvard has also become the most respected Ivy League school in the United States. Almost every law student, medical student, and scientist dreams of attending Harvard. Even though Harvard University was founded in Colonial New England, it continues to be the most widely respected university on earth. Harvar
The United States of America has been called the Melting Pot for centuries, it's borders have for the most part been open to mass migrations of foreign people from countries all over the world. Some of these foreign people came here by force, under the bonds of slavery, while others came here voluntarily in anything that floats, flys, or would otherwise transport them to a new place with a promise of a better life. This has been, and is, historical fact, the inhabitants of the United States h
Title of Paper : Technology and Education from a Managers Point of View Grade Received on Report : 90 The best method for improving educational standards and thus improving communication skills in every aspect of life, whether in the workplace, school, or at home is to utilize every tool available, including state-of-the-art technology. Computers and the Internet have expanded the way in which education can be delivered to the students of today. Today’s networking technologies provide a valuable
GANGS Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings' personal wants and peer pressure. To determine how to effectively end gang violence we must find the
INTRODUCTION Many adults who graduate from high school immediately enter careers that do not require a college degree. Indeed, the majority of the adult population of the United States of America does not have college degrees. And the lack of degree is not a stigma. Vocations usually do not require degrees. Certainly the many trade vocations in the building industry do not require college degrees, but instead either vocational training, on-the-job training, and combinations of both. The same ap
Based upon my readings of Buchi Emecheta's The Joys of Motherhood, I will argue the differences between African cultural and family values and those generally practiced and accepted in the United States. Gender African males and female roles are much different and diverse than that of their American counterparts. African males are expected to serve a particular function for the family, sometimes lasting their complete lifetime. African males are treated by their society with great regard. This
OBSTACLES TO THE INTEGRATION OF THE INTERNET INTO AMERICAN SOCIETY Geography 100 Outline I. Introduction -- Internet usage is rapidly increasing but serious barriers to widespread integration must be overcome before the Internet is fully integrated into the “typical” American lifestyle. II. Brief history: ARPANET to Internet to WWW III. Barriers to widespread Internet use remain to be overcome. A. Internet Complexity B. Economics C. Security Issues IV. Concerns and Hopes Contrary to the marketin
Abstract The computer is considered one of the most technological advances of the twentieth century. As the general public becomes increasingly ‘computer literate,' the gap between technology and peoples' intellect notably shrinks. The readily available computers, software, and assorted output devices have enlightened many but, in turn, have increased the using of computers for unethical activities, privacy invasion and illegal purposes. Legal sanctions against abusive use of computers are a rea
Juvenile Delinquency in America and its causes Remember doing something mischievous or wrong when you were a kid and getting the label delinquent slapped on you ? Did you ever wonder what it meant ? That is what my topic for today is . . . juvenile delinquency. In this report I will: define juvenile delinquency, give the extent of juvenile delinquency, give some suggestions on what causes juvenile delinquency, and what is being done in various communities to deal with this growing problem. The
Freedom is ignorance. Knowledge is slavery. This is what the basis of totalitarianism is all about. But we, in the United States, do things differently. The founding fathers held that Congress should make no law abridging the freedom of speech. This is what separates our country from many others. So why, one might ask, is censorship existent in this country? Censorship is clearly unconstitutional and should be nonexistent in a democratic system such as the US. There are many sources where censo
INTRODUCTION How can 130 acres of resort nestle anywhere, especially in the heart of a thriving metropolis known as The Valley of the Sun? Yet, through the combination of landscaping and architecture, this slice of desert heaven does seem to discreetly nestle against Camelback Mountain, its sandstone terraces barely discernible. Even in the heart of Arizona's Sonoran desert, the well manicured landscaping is lush and mature, accented with a scenic cactus garden boasting 350 varieties of bloo
Cyberspace is a global community of people using computers in networks. In order to function well, the virtual communities supported by the Internet depend upon rules of conduct, the same as any society. Librarians and information technologists must be knowledgeable about ethical issues for the welfare of their organizations and to protect and advise users. What is ethics? Ethics is the art of determining what is right or good. It can also be defined as a general pattern or way of life, a set o
Strategic Profile and Case Analysis Purpose Lincoln Electric has been the world's largest manufacturer of arc welding products for the past thirty years. In addition to its welding products, Lincoln also produces a line of three-phase alternating- current industrial electric motors. Their strategy is simple, reduce costs and pass the savings through to the customer by continuously lowering prices. Lincoln's management believed its incentive system and the climate it fostered are responsible for
Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome: Learning to Learn Imagine being a teacher who has a student who always tests average to above average on IQ tests, who is always at level on school placement tests, and can always grasp the concept of an issue or problem immediately. Imagine a student who is sharp and enjoys to learn, who has 20/20 vision, and is in perfect physical health. Now imagine that same student always falling asleep in class, never turning in homework and giving up at the first sign of fai
Jury system is a trial system that twelve citizens decide whether defendants are guilty or not. The verdict is unanimous. The jurors are all laypersons , as far as law is concerned. There is a reason for unanimous verdict. If one jury is against the verdict,it is regarded as being room for doubt. Advantages of jury system are direct participation of American people, conventional judgement by people, fair stage of investigation, resistance against polictics' and judical plot, and making of democ
COMPUTER SCIENCE COMPUTER SCIENTIST/PROGRAMMER The rapid spread of computers and computer-based technologies over the past two decades has generated a need for skilled, highly trained workers to design and develop hardware and software and to make computer systems newer and more advanced ones. Computer scientist generally design computers and conduct research to improve their design or use, and develop and adapt principles for applying computers to new uses. Computer scientist perform many of t
CHILD ABUSE Child Abuse is a major problem in our society today. According to child protective service (CPS) agencies in the United States. Child Abuse and neglects shows 1.7% increase over the number children reported in 1996. More people are starting to report child abuse, reporting levels have increased 41% between 1988 and 1997. There are four forms of child maltreatment: emotional abuse, neglect, physical abuse and sexual abuse. Emotional Abuse: Also known as: verbal abuse and mental abuse
The Need For Affirmative Action Affirmative action has been the subject of increasing debate and tension in American society. The debate has been more emotional than intellectual, and has generated more tension than shed light on the issue. Participants in the debate have over examined the ethical and moral issues that affirmative action raises while forgetting to examine the system that has created the need for them. Too often, affirmative action is looked upon as the remedy for a nation once
Current Grading Systems As seen on the news, people are worried about the future of America due to the lowered standards and expectations of today's student. Going through the public education system in America today lowers students standards and teaches them that not doing a job 100% is satisfactory. Grades ranging from a 65% through 80% are usually considered a passing grade at most schools. The fact that I can get through high school with a 70% average and still have it be considered satisfa
Aids Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), suppresses the immune system related to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). A person infected with HIV gradually loses immune function along with certain immune cells called CD4 T-lymphocytes or CD4 T-cells, causing the infected person to become vulnerable to pneumonia, fungus infections, and other common ailments. With the loss of immune function, a clinical syndrome (a group of various illnesses that together characterize a d
Education of the Gifted and Talented Student The term exceptional child is a broad and inclusive label that refers to a significant percent of the child population. Quite generally, it includes any child who exhibits attributes, characteristics and/or abilities that fall significantly above or below the norm. These are students which, due to their levels of ability, demonstrate the need for special education and educational services that they would not ordinarily receive in the regular classr
BIOGRAPHY: HELEN KELLER (1880-1968) Early life Helen Adams Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, on June 27, 1880. She was the daughter of newspaper editor Captain Arthur Keller and his wife, Kate Adams Keller. At the age of 19 months, Helen was struck with a severe illness (called brain fever at the time, it may have been scarlet fever) which left her both blind and deaf. Her deafness made it difficult to learn to speak. She invented 60 of her own signs in order to communicate with her fami
The best method for improving educational standards is to utilize every tool available, including state-of-the-art technology. Computers and the Internet have expanded the way in which information can be delivered to the students of today. Today's networking technologies provide a valuable opportunity to practice new learning techniques. Educators are discovering that computers are facilitating learning. Computer based communications, or Telecommunications, can offer many educational opportunit
Tinker vs. Des Moines My representation is the defense of Des Moines, Iowa. 1. On a cold, brisk December morning in 1965 five students, and their parents of Des Moines high school made an extremely poor decision by wearing dark, filthy black, inappropriate material representing non-existent peace in a thriving nation. Earlier that week the principal of the high school warned the students and the parents that the armbands would create a nuisance and disrupt the learning environment making the ed
Upholders and health educators for patients, families, and communities, I did my report on Registered Nurses. There are all sorts of fields one could go into. For example, you have hospital, office, home health, nursing home, public health, occupational health nurses, supervisors, nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses such as clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse anesthetists, and certified nurse midwives. Among the list of things to go through to be a nurse, a nurse shou
Death Can Come Too Late: Active and Passive Euthanasia Death is deeply personal, generally feared, and wholly inescapable, but medical technology now can prolong our biological existence virtually indefinitely, and, with these advances, comes the question of whether we should pursue the extension of life in all cases. Most people would agree that, under certain circumstances, it would be preferable to cease our hold on life. Nearly everyone can agree that there are situations when terminally il
Affirmative Action Close your eyes, now imagine a world of love; not hate, a world of equality; not preference. Now, imagine a colorblind society. That is what most of American society wants. That is the reason Affirmative Action was birthed by Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. That is also the reason that Proposition 209 was voted for in 1996. These two historical events are driven by the desire of equality. What is Affirmative Action? According to Geraldine Leshin, it is Taking positive or active s