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Aaron Montgomery Ward was born on February 17 1844 in Chatham New
Aaron Montgomery Ward was born on February 17 1844 in Chatham New
Aaron Montgomery Ward was born on February 17, 1844, in Chatham, New Jersey, to a family whose ancestors had served as officers in the French and Indian Wars as well as in the American Revolution. He was named after General G. Aaron Montgomery Ward, a general in George Wahington's Army. When Aaron was nine, his father, Sylvester Ward, moved the family to Niles, Michigan. Aaron's schooling ended when he was 14. According to his brief memoirs, he first earned money in a barrel Stave factory, doi
Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990's
Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990's
Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990's Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century; however, gender equality has recently been threatened within the last decade. Blatantly sexist laws and practices are slowly being eliminated while social perceptions of women's roles continue to stagnate and even degrade back to traditional ideals. It is these social perceptions that challenge the evolution of women as equal on all levels. In this study, I will a
What is Attention Deficit Disorder How is it treated Can it be treated
What is Attention Deficit Disorder How is it treated Can it be treated
What is Attention Deficit Disorder? How is it treated? Can it be treated with medicine and, if so, is the medication safe? Why has it been so highly publicized lately? Why are so many people being diagnosed, and why is this disorder suddenly growing at such an overwhelming rate? Where was this disorder twenty or even ten years ago? Over the past decade, A.D.D., or rather its diagnosis, has become one of the most rapidly growing disorders among children and adults, not only in the United States
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The Women’s Rights Movement 1848-1998 Jessica Holman Mr. Fox / Ms. Brown English / History First Semester Junior Report The Women’s Rights Movement 1848-1998 The Women’s Rights Movement was and continues to be one of the most incredible and inspirational series of events to occur in United States history. One of the more credible aspects of these events happens to be the bold, intelligent pioneers that paved the way for many other women throughout the United States to follow. An important battl
Samara Vespia
Samara Vespia
Samara Vespia IV. Ethnocentrism: 1. During this period of time ethnocentrism was most common and nationalism was spread to all the people of the country in which they lived. It was very uncommon for someone to experience a clash of culture within themselves. And an understanding and liking of another culture other then their own. To be interested in a country for reasons other then money and trade was very rare. This greediness caused great misunderstandings between people of the east and peopl
Battle J Juan Jul1998 What beats having two parents Educational outcom
Battle J Juan Jul1998 What beats having two parents Educational outcom
Battle, J. Juan, (Jul.1998). What beats having two parents?: Educational outcomes for African American students in single- versus dual-parent families. Journal of Black Students, vol. 28, issue 6, p. 783-801. Description: Juan Battle compared single parent homes to dual parent homes, while studying the academic progress of both. The data used in this study was taken from the National Longitudinal study of 1988, the National Opinion Research Center and the National Center for Education Statistic
James Earl Carter
James Earl Carter
James Earl Carter Jimmy James Earl Carter was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia. His father, James Earl Carter Sr., was a farmer. His mother, Lillian Gordy was a Registered Nurse. He later joined the Navy and accomplished the rank of senior grade lieutenant. When his father died he was stationed not too long after that back in Plains. During this time he became extremely interested and involved with his community. He eventually, in 1971 he became the 76th governor of Georgia. Whil
No golden eagle warm from the stamping press of the mint is more sharp
No golden eagle warm from the stamping press of the mint is more sharp
No golden eagle, warm from the stamping press of the mint, is more sharply impressed with its image and superscription than was the formative period of our government by the genius and personality of Thomas Jefferson. Standing on the threshold of the nineteenth century, no one who attempted to peer down the shadowy vista, saw more clearly than he the possibilities, the perils, the pitfalls and the achievements that were within the grasp of the Nation. None was inspired by purer patriotism. None
MEXICO
MEXICO
MEXICO Mexico, officially the United States of Mexico, is a huge country rich in cultural diversity where the past plays an important role in shaping the present day development. When “discovered” Mexico was home to 10 million people living in highly disciplined and organized societies. The native civilization became the foundation upon which the colonial empire was built. Mexico endured 300 years of colonial domination and has historically been exploited in one form or another by foreign power
April 25 1997
April 25 1997
April 25, 1997 Dear Mr. Secretary General, In conducting research for an essay that I am writing on constructive approaches to the problems of war and peace, I read a short, but thought-provoking fable by an unknown author. I would like to share that story with you, as well as my idea as a possible solution for world peace. Tell me the weight of a snowflake, a robin asked a wild dove. Nothing more than nothing, was the answer. In that case I must tell you a marvelous story, the robin said
Digital technology is not a passing whim but an inescapable technologi
Digital technology is not a passing whim but an inescapable technologi
Digital technology is not a passing whim, but an inescapable technological advancement. By the year 2006, The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will have ordered all analog transmitters off the air. Before long, all broadcasters will commence with the employment of a revolutionary technology that will bring crystal-clear images and interactivity to television. However, the traditional set in the home will become obsolete, and consumer interest in its proposed replacement remains untested.
Lou Pauly was a guest lecturer in my global politics class recently Pa
Lou Pauly was a guest lecturer in my global politics class recently Pa
Lou Pauly was a guest lecturer in my global politics class recently. Pauly pointed to the decay of our language as a cause of the degeneration of our understanding of each other and our own political systems. One example he gave was the overuse and misuse of the term ‘globalization’ to the point where the meaning has been lost and this term has become a catch phrase that is used without thought. In George Orwell’s essay Politics and the English Language, it is this exact issue that he addresses
DRUG ABUSE
DRUG ABUSE
DRUG ABUSE In the United States of America, we, the people value several things, some of which are freedom, expanding and taking care of our families and our financial security. We, the people, take such things for granted. We also discourage some behavior, such as crime, laziness and use of illegal drugs. Drug abuse is one of the most discouraged behaviors in our country. Use of illegal drugs is harmful to the user and all those with whom the user comes in contact. There are over 40 million il
Special points from 90 of the book Happiness Homemade by K Kuzma
Special points from 90 of the book Happiness Homemade by K Kuzma
Special points from 90% of the book, Happiness Homemade by K Kuzma Atmosphere of your home: Home should be made all that the word implies. It should be a little heaven upon earth, a place where the affections are cultivated instead of being studiously repressed. Fundamentals of true homemaking: The home should be to the children the most attractive place in the world, and the mother’s presence should be its greatest attraction. Cleanliness, neatness, and order are indispensable to the proper ma
Volk 1
Volk 1
Volk 1 Tyler Volk Mrs. Lundstrom English IV, Period 6 21 December 1998 Bilingual Ed. For decades, immigrant children have been taught in their native languages in schools across the country while slowly and simultaneously receiving English as a second language. But like anything, bilingual education is not without its flaws. In fact, it's plagued with them. After many years of bilingual education in the United States, one thing is certain: it does not work, and it is failing America's immigrant
Nixon was born in Yorba Linda California on January 9 1913 His parents
Nixon was born in Yorba Linda California on January 9 1913 His parents
Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California, on January 9, 1913. His parents were poor, and his early life was one of hard work and study. He was a gifted student, finishing second in his class at Whittier College (1934) in Whittier, California, and third in his class at Duke University Law School (1937). Unable to find a position with a Wall Street (New York City) law firm after his graduation, Nixon returned to Whittier to practice. There he met Thelma Catherine (Pat) Ryan (1912-93), whom he ma
Describe the challenges that Human Resource Managers will face in the
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 Michigan’s School of Business facilitated the discussion. Within this pap
Gideon vs Wainwright
Gideon vs Wainwright
Gideon vs Wainwright The framers formed this country with one sole document, the Constitution, which they wrote with great wisdom and foresight. This bountiful wisdom arose from the unjust treatment of King George to which the colonists were subject. Among these violations of the colonists' rights were inequitable trials that made a mockery of justice. As a result, a fair trial of the accused was a right given to the citizens along with other equities that the framers instilled in every other f
Technology surrounds us today like never before Everywhere and anywher
Technology surrounds us today like never before Everywhere and anywher
Technology surrounds us today like never before. Everywhere and anywhere we go there is something that technology has produced being used. The funny thing about technology is that we use it everyday without realizing or thinking that it is technology. We take it for granted. Thirty years ago the idea of a portable computer that could be carried around by anyone was unthinkable. In fact the technology we have now is being outdated at this very second by new technology in the world. The technolog
Booker T Washington
Booker T Washington
Booker T. Washington Booker T. Washington was a great influence for the black community. The efforts this man put to become such a wonderful leader were incredible. Booker T. Washington was a man that started up from scratch. He grew up as a Black slave, who did not have much choices in life. He was born in Virginia in 1856, and he had a white father and a black mother. After the Emancipation Proclamation he went to work in a coal mine, while still a child. When Booker was seventeen he went of
Why the Penal Laws Failed
Why the Penal Laws Failed
Why the Penal Laws Failed During the eighteenth century many Protestant leaders in Ireland became increasingly nervous about the gradually augmenting wealth and power of the Catholics who inhabited Ireland. In an attempt to cease the growth of the Catholics and in truth, try to convert as many Catholics into Protestants…the Penal Laws were created. The Penal Laws were a collection of laws set up by the Irish parliament between the years of 1691 and 1794. The object of the Penal Laws was threefo
In the short story The Lie by Kurt Vonnegut the author portrays a mo
In the short story The Lie by Kurt Vonnegut the author portrays a mo
In the short story, The Lie, by Kurt Vonnegut, the author portrays a moral society. He does this by displaying a private prep school as perfect. This wealthy preparatory school, the Whitehill School For Boys, is welcoming and accepting of the new state requested integration of Africans in their educational institution. Vonnegut’s characters display no harsh feelings, resentment, or distaste towards this course of action. Whitehill also enthusiastically tries get the smartest boys they can, re
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction: AIDS is a life and death issue. To have the AIDS disease is at present a senten,ce of slow but inevitable death. I've already lost one friend to AIDS. I may soon lose others. My own sexual behavior and that of many of my friends has been profoundly altered by it. In my part of the country, one man in 10 may already be carrying the AIDS virus. While the figures may currently be less in much of the rest of the country, this is changing rapidly. There curreently is neither a cure, no
Hypnosis
Hypnosis
Hypnosis BY:Brent Lee Troop Hypnosis, is an altered state of consciousness and heightened responsiveness to suggestion; it may be induced in normal people by a variety of methods and has been used in medical and psychiatric treatment. Most frequently hypnosis is brought about through the actions of an operator, the hypnotist, who engages the attention of a subject and assigns certain tasks to him or her while uttering monotonous, repetitive verbal commands; such tasks may include muscle relaxat
Situation Analysis
Situation Analysis
Situation Analysis: Ford Mustang Prepared for: Dr. Alan Wunsch, Vice President of Sales and Marketing Ford Motors Corporation Prepared by: YOUR NAME President and Owner of TDI Consulting YOUR ADDRESS November 8, 1998 HISTORY OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY The automotive industry started in 1893 when Charles and Frank Duryea designed and built the first gasoline-engine-propelled motor vehicle. This invention opened the doors to the automotive industry. During the next 30 years, many people tried to
Dangerous Minds
Dangerous Minds
Dangerous Minds Dangerous Minds is a movie about education at a mostly white and upper middle-class California public school where poor urban teenagers of color are bused in for a “supposedly” equal chance. These undisciplined but energetic and passionate students have been “ghettoized” into the Academy program where no sane teacher would tread except for ex-Marine LouAnne Johnson, played by Michelle Pfeiffer. Leaving a nine-year military career LouAnne Johnson is eager for employment as an Eng
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-1- INTRODUCTION Homelessness is a condition of people who lack regular access to adequate housing. As this condition becomes a growing problem in Canada people are forced to deal with the issues. Who are the homeless? They range from children to adults and even in some cases, families. Why are they homeless? Poverty, lack of jobs or well paying jobs, decline in Social Services, domestic violence, mental illness, and chemical dependency contribute to the majority of the homeless within our soci
Decisions Opportunities and Focuses
Decisions Opportunities and Focuses
Decisions, Opportunities and Focuses I can vividly remember the first meeting I had with my high school counselor. In the meeting we discussed what the future held for me and how I could build a platform in High School that would allow me to achieve my goals in college and in life. I was raised that not going to college was not an option so I eagerly made the decision for the High School plan that gave me the greatest preparation for college. Even though my mother raised me to go to college she
Australians are known for various things Their funny accent their part
Australians are known for various things Their funny accent their part
Australians are known for various things. Their funny accent, their partys, wild nature, beer, etc. The country itself is very interesting aswell. It has many types of wildlife that look cuddly, and others that you wouldn’t touch with a 20 foot pole. All in all, the country of Australia is a place that is one of the most visited by tourists around the world. The average Australian woman has a life expectancy at birth of 80 years, six more years than the average Australian man . Most Australians
Kenneth Starr the independent counsel for the investigation of William
Kenneth Starr the independent counsel for the investigation of William
Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel for the investigation of William Jefferson Clinton, Newt Gingrich (R-GA), the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Steven Case, the Chairman of the Board of American On Line should not be prosecuted for (a) corrupting the morals of minors because they allowed the grand jury testimony of Monica Lewinsky to appear on the internet where it has been accessible to minors or for (b) violating the principle of separation of church and state by introducing
My educational goals are to obtain a Masters degree in Urban Planning
My educational goals are to obtain a Masters degree in Urban Planning
My educational goals are to obtain a Masters degree in Urban Planning focusing on international social planning. My hope is by securing a solid foundation in urban and rural development and planning along with a concentration in international and social affairs that this will prepare me for a lasting career in social issues. My long-term professional goal is to work for an international organization consulting in international social affairs. This is the ultimate objective I plan to pursue. Nev
Was Reconstruction a Success
Was Reconstruction a Success
Was Reconstruction a Success? To decide whether or not Reconstruction was a success you must first define what success actually means. Webster’s Dictionary says that success is a favorable or desired outcome. Although Reconstruction only lasted approximately ten years, it was a favorable and desired outcome. There are many reasons that prove this, but there are three which are very important, even today. The public school system is a significant part of today, as well as our religion and chur
Book Report Amusing Ourselves to Death
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, Postman’s 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
Voice of Houstons Past
Voice of Houstons Past
Voice of Houstons Past For most of American history, African-Americans have been considered and treated as inferiors. Their folksongs and tales have been benignly looked upon as harmless, meaningless expressions of a dull-witted race whose only contribution to American life was a strong back and a weak mind. Even after the Civil War, the ingrown prejudices continued to relegate the freedmen to the bottom rung of a strict caste ladder. Their folklore was repeatedly ignored or belittled. Only sin
Gothic The new crave for teens
Gothic The new crave for teens
Gothic The new crave for teens by: Alan Tenney Introduction One Day Me and a lady friend were driving to Taco Bell. A friend of mine who is know gothic had been telling me of these underground parties called Raves. Well as we entered the parking lot. We noticed all these teenager dressed in black and drinking. There was loud music some of the girls were topless, is was really freaky looking. I immediately new what is was. Later that week Fox 11 did a special report on these parties and the pe
Censorship and the Internet
Censorship and the Internet
Censorship and the Internet: Freedom of speech has been one of the most important and fought over freedoms that this country has ever known. Since its commercial inception in 1992, the Internet, has been a topic of debate for the past six years. The wide spread argument has to do with the content that the Internet provides. So, when congress began it's hellish quest of censoring one of the worlds fastest growing sources of information it was no wonder that an anti-censor campaign would begin. T
Space Age Technology
Space Age Technology
Space Age Technology Man has innovated through out history, always developing new technologies and making great advances in science. One field of science that has grown exponentially is the department of space exploration. We now live in an age of knowledge in which space technology plays a great role, by developing new means of communication by which we can share our knowledge. The only problem is that this new age of knowledge is not very accessible to everyone on the planet. Third world coun
Internet Concepts
Internet Concepts
Internet Concepts Introduction to The Internet Millions of computer users access the Internet each day to shop, listen to music, view museum exhibits, manage their investments, follow current events, and send electronic mail to other computer users. Additionally, thousands of people are using the Internet at work and at home to view and download to their local computer files containing graphics, sound, video, and text. The World Wide Web, or WWW, a subset of the Internet, uses computers called
Juvenile delinquency may be regarded as an extreme consequence of a ch
Juvenile delinquency may be regarded as an extreme consequence of a ch
Juvenile delinquency may be regarded as an extreme consequence of a child's unsuccessful interation with one of the more elements. Poverty, racial tensions, family conflict, peer pressure, mental and physical abililities , or inadequate educational oppurtunities may individually or collectively by factorss that negatively affect the child. Why can't they be like we were, perfect in every way, what's the matter with kids today? This song taken from the 1950’s musical Bye Bye Birdie shows two
The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary
The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary
The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 6,500 attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and informat
George Lucas
George Lucas
George Lucas George Lucas was born on May 14,1944. He was born and raised in the city of Modesto, California, which is around 1 1/2 hours east from the city of Oakland, California. George grew up on a walnut farm, earning allowance by cutting grass. As a young boy, George was greatly influenced by comic books, Rock and Roll, and the television documentary series, Victory at Sea. George was a classic uninterested, alienated student of the fifties for whom the stultifying atmosphere of public ed
Accounting History
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
Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Walt Disney Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago,Il. He spent most of his boyhood on a farm in Missouri, and at age 16 he went to Chicago to study art. From 1920-22 he was in Kansas City, Mo,where, under the pioneer animator Ub Iwerks, he made simple cartoon advertisements that were shown in movie theaters. At the age of 22,Walt Disney moved to Los Angeles to open his own cartoon studio,and quickly he discovered that his greatest talent was in the conceiving and creating
Harvards Evolution from Theological to Liberal Education
Harvards Evolution from Theological to Liberal Education
Harvard’s Evolution from Theological to Liberal Education Harvard’s development over 350 years has been enormously rich and complex--full of interest for social and intellectual history, for the history of scholarship, science, pedagogy, and politics. We know something, statistically, about the social sources and destinies of the graduates over the existence, but little of the later generations. Harvard’s benefactors are no less interesting a group, and their contributors made all else possible
Societys False Education
Societys False Education
Society’s False Education Starting at the young age of five, we spend a large percentage of our time sitting in rows of seats in classrooms, listening to a stranger telling us what we should or should not know. We convince ourselves that we are preparing to go out into the world where we will succeed by our own motivations, limited by nothing except for our own free will. However, contrary to this belief, our education does not properly prepare us for this—it instead hinders us. Society, throug
Members of the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative NRTC -- n
Members of the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative NRTC -- n
Members of the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) -- nearly 900 rural utilities and affiliated organizations serving 48 states -- are vital links in providing telecommunications and information technology to rural customers. In 1986, NRTC's founders had a vision: that rural communities across the nation would have access to the same modern telecommunications services enjoyed by urban residents. Today, NRTC's members are meeting that commitment by providing affordable, cutting-
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action “Affirmative Action [is] a policy or a program that seeks to redress past discrimination through active measures to ensure equal opportunity, as in education and employment. Initiative 200 aims to give each and every person a fair and equal opportunity, in public employment, public education, and public contracting. Is I-200 the appropriate means of abolishing Affirmative Action? Despite its intentions, there are many people who feel that this initiative will not move the fig
How would you like a five hundred-dollar software program or a Sony Pl
How would you like a five hundred-dollar software program or a Sony Pl
How would you like a five hundred-dollar software program or a Sony Playstation game without having to spend any money on it? Sounds too good to be true doesn't it. Well its not. In fact, it is almost easier than going to the store and buying them. Every year software companies spend millions of dollars on CD-Keys, Lock-Out Codes, and Serial Numbering, Only to have them cracked by hackers shortly after the release of the program. Why do they waste their time? Copyright protection just doesn't w
Media and Politics of the Seventies
Media and Politics of the Seventies
Media and Politics of the Seventies The price of gas was only around a 51 cents a gallon but in 1970 the amount of negativity in the world was at an extremely high level, with tension coming from all kinds of sources. Such as an assassination attempt on Pope Paul VI in the Philippines. However many of the troubles came from the Vietnam war and then later with inflation. But the greatest troubles stemmed directly from the US government not listening to the people. The bulk of that tension was st
At the deepest base of the foundation of American society was what our
At the deepest base of the foundation of American society was what our
At the deepest base of the foundation of American society was what our founding fathers valued as a liberal view of culture. They envisioned a diverse society in which equality prevailed. In later years this vision was labeled the melting pot. The ways in which this view has changed will be discussed later. Part of the way this core idea was implemented dealt with its utilization in the schools of the our country. Time and again the idea of whether or not the education system should be used a