February 8 2004

The North Atlantic Treaty Organistaion
The North Atlantic Treaty Organistaion
The North Atlantic Treaty Organistaion Introduction The United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg initiated the organization of what would become NATO by forming the Western Union in March 1948. In January of 1949, President Harry Truman ‘although President Eisenhower, together with President Stalin and Prime Minister Churchill were the initial instigators of the concept’ called for an even broader pact, which eventually would involve the United States, Canada and European
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Choose one production and explain how, as a member of the audience, you were affected by specific production elements? In February 2004, I went to the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester to see a production of Jim Cartwright’s The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. As an audience member I found a lot of the production elements very affective. The stage was in the round and to me this created more intimacy, as the actors were closer to the audience and on the same l
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pierre-Auguste Renoir 1841-1919 Why shouldn't art be pretty? There are enough unpleasant things in the world. 3rd Period May 5, 2004 Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a renowned artist of the late 1800s. He enjoyed his job as an artist, which was unusual at the time. Many of the artists from his time period merely saw art as a duty. Almost sixty years of actively painting gave Renoir six thousand paintings, each one of them unique and special. Renoir was born in Limoges, France, on February 25, 1841, d
Should Childrens Crimes Be Blamed On Media Violence
Should Childrens Crimes Be Blamed On Media Violence
Should Children’s Crimes Be Blamed On Media Violence? Eng. III February 11, 2004 Today it seems that the connection between youth violence and entertainment is getting closer and closer. Analysts, doctors, psychologists and everyone else who studies the minds of children are always stating that children being driven over the edge because of violent entertainment they associate themselves with. Children and teenagers seem to acquire nothing but negative influences from violent entertainment and t
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
Jan Ernst Matzeliger Inventor 1852-1889 February 24, 2004 11-1 pd 8 Compter Application Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana, the son of a Negro woman and a Dutch engineer. At the age of 10, he stated working in his father’s shop. He showed a remarkable ability to repair complex machinery and often did so when accompanying his father to a factory. When he turned 19, he decided to venture away from home to explore other parts of the world. For two years he worked aboard an East
Modern Day Slaves
Modern Day Slaves
Modern Day Slaves Principles Sociology 101 –IC February 19, 2004 Thought Slavery was Abolished? One may be mystified to learn that slavery still exsist . While this slavery of the twenty first century is by no means related to that of our forefathers, who were brought in from Africa to toil on plantations, its is no less horrific. One may even argue successfully that this of slavery given the era in which it committed is as equally heart reneging. These Modern Days Slaves are called Sex Slaves.
Activity Based Costing
Activity Based Costing
Activity Based Costing Abstract The dissertation discusses the ABC (Activity Based Costing) method and how it can help or influence management decisions. The method of Activity-Based Costing (ABC) was developed primarily for solving problems which emerged from traditional cost management systems. Troubleshooting in the management of companies throughout the late 70’s and especially the early 80’s held a constant presence. The problems generated were mainly from the traditional cost accounting sy
What are Savings Bonds
What are Savings Bonds
What are Savings Bonds? The United States established savings bonds, known then as war bonds, in 1941 to help to pay for the huge expenses it incurred during World War II. Today, savings bonds still help keep the government wheels running smoothly. Savings bonds are a debt instrument of the U.S. Government, issued as savings certificates to individual investors in small amounts. Savings bond certificates bear face value denominations ranging from $50 to $10,000. Since they are backed by the full
Mortal Life Under Chains
Mortal Life Under Chains
Mortal Life Under Chains Composition and Literature February 17, 2004 “Beings of supernatural powers or attributes, believed in and worshipped by a people”. The single most important aspect of Greek mythology is the gods involved in each story. Gods are immortal, anamorphic beings with divine powers that none other than the gods themselves possess. The relationship between the Greek Gods and humankind throughout Greek mythology seems to be a give-and-take relationship. The Greeks believed that i
Censorship of Books in American Literature
Censorship of Books in American Literature
Censorship of Books in American Literature American Literature; Period 3 February 6, 2004 American Lit January 28, 2004 Outline Censorship of Books in American History I Intro A Banned books background 1. History 2. Other books B. Thesis- The censorship of books is unnecessary and should be considered unconstitutional; the right to free speech is our first amendment and the banning of certain books takes away one of the most basic ideas this country was founded on. II History (in depth) A. Earl
From Listening
From Listening
From Listening English 1001 February 16, 2004 In the essay, “From Listening,” by Eudora Welty, the theme of commitment is apparent in each teacher’s attitude toward her profession. Although the author speaks of Miss Duling in the greatest detail, her brief depictions of the other instructors also reveal their own loyalties toward teaching. Through the mention of small events, Welty portrays teachers such as Miss Eyrich, the stern Physical Education instructor; Ms. McWillie, the grammatically cor
Interview with William Shakespeare
Interview with William Shakespeare
Interview with William Shakespeare 24 February 2004 Q: Why does the play start with the three witches? A: I begin the play with thunder and lightening on a moor (or heath). I wanted to catch my audiences attention and set the mood of the play. To my audiences, a moor or heath would represent a wild, lonely and frightening place, especially in foul weather. My audience believes in God and the Devil, and in Heaven and Hell as real places. They also believe in evil spirits, in possession of evil sp
Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies English III A February 15, 2004 Throughout William Golding’s renowned themes in his novel The Lord of the Flies many interesting characters come out that are essential to the story and among these is a boy named Piggy who is both a physically and emotionally challenged child. He has trouble communicating and getting recognition by the other boys. He is constantly teased because of the way he looks and acts, which eventually puts him in the way of trouble. Despite these flaws, h
Reflections on the Self
Reflections on the Self
Reflections on the Self English 101 3 February, 2004 Growing up is probably one of the few invariables in life that we all must go through. This process might take a little longer for some, but the experience of getting older can be difficult. The road to adulthood and maturity can be tough and often is, but it is this path that we take that formulates all of our learning and growth experiences. If growing up wasn’t hard enough, we also have to deal with other people who are growing up as well.
Everyday Use A Reflection on the Life of Alice Walker
Everyday Use A Reflection on the Life of Alice Walker
“Everyday Use:” A Reflection on the Life of Alice Walker October 29, 2003 Period 5 Survey of Composition and Literature Alice Walker is an extremely successful African-American author. She was born on February 19, 1944 in Eatonton, Georgia. Many people doubted her success because at the age of eight she was blinded in her right eye by the bullet of a BB-gun. But Walker was determined and did not let that minor setback hinder her progress. Her parents were Willie Lee and Minnie Lou Grant Walker.
The Institute of Marriage Then versus Now
The Institute of Marriage Then versus Now
The Institute of Marriage: Then versus Now ENGL 1020250 23 February 2004 Set in the late 1800's, The Story of an Hour , by Kate Chopin, was written in a time when women in America were fighting for equality among men. The author tells a story that describes a seemingly tragic situation for a woman, however, the story concludes with an even more tragic ending. The main character is Mrs. Mallard and she is described as a visibly repressed young woman who suffers from heart disease. The story beg
The Purpose Of A Government
The Purpose Of A Government
The Purpose Of A Government February/2004 Hist. 2 sects 6,7,8 Government is something that every society needs. In order for people to coexist, there must be a sense of order and protection. However, government is never perfect. Throughout history, men like Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels tried to shape an utopian society and they had their own views on the purpose of the government. These men believed that society was based on two social systems, the Proletarian and the Bourgeoisie and that the
The Road Not Taken
The Road Not Taken
“The Road Not Taken” February 10, 2004 The poem “The Road Not Taken”, by poet Robert Frost is about a man who goes through the woods and has to choose between two paths, one grassy and un-trampled, the other with no grass, has tons of leaves and was trodden black. He decides to take the less trodden one and liked his decision. Robert Frost says this by writing, “And that has made all the difference [positive difference]” because once you make a decision you cannot turn back and make another deci
The use of modalizers in a film review The Passion of the Christ
The use of modalizers in a film review The Passion of the Christ
The use of modalizers in a film review: The Passion of the Christ Introduction The purpose of this essay is to analyze a film review titled “Good and Evil locked in Violent Showdown” which was published by the New York Times on-line on February 25, 2004. This film review, whose author is A. O. Scott deals with Mel Gibson’s last movie: The Passion of the Christ. The analysis will focus on the use of modalizers following some theoretical basis developed by Geoff Thompson and Randolph Quirk. In the
Evidence of The Fantasy Theme
Evidence of The Fantasy Theme
Evidence of The Fantasy Theme In Wu Che’eng-en’s Monkey English 121 M Response #2 February 9, 2004 “I shall say good-bye to you, go down the mountain, wander like a cloud to the corners of the sea, far away to the end of the world, till I have found… three kinds of Immortal. From them I will learn how to be young forever and escape the doom of death” (Che’eng-En, 13). This quote was said by the Monkey King, who is the main character of the story. He is talking to his followers in their Cave of t
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin History Period 5 February 11, 2004 The book I chose to read was Benjamin Franklin Founding Father and Inventor. Benjamin Franklin led a very interesting life. He was a scientist, inventor, businessman, politician, and an ambassador. He always worked hard and had a lot of unique ideas. He had very valuable political views. Unfortunately, he was ahead of his time with most of these. He wanted to ablosh slavery, reform prisons and change some of the ways of teaching. He was seen a
Uzbekistan
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
ESTERIFICATION AND HYDROLYSIS
ESTERIFICATION AND HYDROLYSIS
ESTERIFICATION AND HYDROLYSIS Experiment #1: Methyl Benzoate by Fisher Esterification Post – Lab Organic Chemistry II Lab – Section 7515 February 25, 2004 INTRODUCTION The Fischer esterification reaction reaches equilibrium after a few hours. This equilibrium can be shifted by adding more of the acid or of the alcohol. The mechanism of the reaction involves initial protonation of the carboxyl group, followed by attack by nucleophilic hydroxyl, a proton transfer, and finally loss of water follow
My Essay on Thomas Edison And The Declaration of Independence
My Essay on Thomas Edison And The Declaration of Independence
My Essay on Thomas Edison And The Declaration of Independence February3, 2004 English 4 Essays 1 Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence proclaiming liberty and justice for all. The Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to as
Historian Friedrich Meinecke
Historian Friedrich Meinecke
Historian Friedrich Meinecke 1 Historiography 28 February 2004 Friedrich Meinecke was born in October 1862 in the Prussian town of Salzwedel as the son of a post office worker. After studying History and Philosophy in Berlin and Bonn, he obtained his doctorate in 1886. He entered the Prussian archive service in 1887 and submitted his post-doctoral thesis in Berlin in 1896. From 1893, he was editor, then from 1896 publisher of the Historische Zeitschrift or Historical Magazine. In these times he
A Dream of a Lifetime
A Dream of a Lifetime
A Dream of a Lifetime February 13, 2004 Eng 111 Literary Analysis In “The Hector Quesadilla Story” from the book “Greasy Lakes,” T.C. Boyle writes about an old-timer baseball player whose life-long dream to become a big leaguer never becomes a reality. The story describes how a Mexican ballplayer looks forward to the day when he can show the world he can still “play the game” despite his old age. In the end, the character imagines his last game will be his greatest. The book has a sad ending bec
To the University of Cambridge in New England
To the University of Cambridge in New England
To the University of Cambridge, in New England Black American Literature 313 February 11, 2004 In Phillis Wheatley’s poem To the University of Cambridge, in New England she uses the free verse form as well as vivid imagery to address the religious issues of the African slave. This poem communicates a very well stated opinion of a slave, who understands the doctrine of Christianity very well and attempts to get the young men of the time to understand it’s true meaning. The poem is comprised of th
Reconstruction Success or Failure
Reconstruction Success or Failure
Reconstruction: Success or Failure? February 25, 2004 U.S. History Period 4 After the Civil War the United States was at a difficult point in its history. There were many controversial issues that were yet to be resolved, and many people with a number of different opinions on how things should be settled. Due to this, the nation was forced into a period of reconstruction to help shape the country as a whole, and work to settle problems that remained unresolved. The Reconstruction Period followin
Criminal and Civil
Criminal and Civil
Criminal and Civil 1) Date of article and name of newspaper ‘Woman jailed for church stabbings’ is found in ‘The Herald Sun Newspaper’ on the 29th of January 2004. 2) Outline facts of case · Susan Sewell is a 46 year old homeless woman who occasionally sleeps on the steps of the Collins Street Baptist Church · On the night of August 27th 2002, a Musica Viva chamber music concert was being setup and Susan got asked to move from the church steps · She did as the workers asked and left the church s
The Connection in Angina with Myocardial Infarction
The Connection in Angina with Myocardial Infarction
The Connection in Angina with Myocardial Infarction Emergency Medical MLA Formation 11 May 2004 It was just another day at work. There I was taking a patient back to his room after his physical therapy. He had complained of feeling “a little full” after his lunch. I helped him get back into bed and I left the room. I went back to the department to ambulate another patient. Ten minutes later an overhead page: “code blue in wing two” “code blue in wing two” My heart started racing, I could almost
Dr Zhivago Movie
Dr Zhivago Movie
Dr. Zhivago Movie 9 February 2004 Doctor Zhivago tells the story of Yury Zhivago, a man torn between his love for two women while caught in the chaotic course of twentieth century Russian history. Yury's mother dies when he is still a young boy, and his uncle Kolya raises him. He enrolls at the university in Moscow, studying medicine. There he meets Tonya, and the two marry and have a son, Sasha. Yury becomes a medical officer in the army and is stationed in a small town. He meets Lara, a woman
Health Journal Writing
Health Journal Writing
Health Journal Writing Friday, January Ninth, 2004 Physical Health- This was not my very best physical health week. I didn’t exercise at all (other than when I ran with my twenty pound back pack from Math to Symphonic Band; boy that is hard!!!). But I didn’t eat anything bad either. However, still this was one of my worst weeks. I hope to improve over this journal entry time. To do this, I will try to exercise on the weekends as much as I can, and run around my block if I get all of my school ho
Hershey Foods Corporation
Hershey Foods Corporation
Hershey Foods Corporation Hershey Foods Corporation is faced with more challenges than you might think! It’s one-of-a-kind style and interesting background give it a unique outlook, compared to it’s unbearably generic rivals. There’s a lot more to this chocolate company than meets the eye! In the early 1900s, Milton Hershey made a huge fortune through dogged persistence and the courage to pursue a dream. Though he was modest and unassuming in appearance, Mr. Hershey was a shrewd and determined b
Human Communications
Human Communications
Human Communications February 7, 2004 Human Communication Journal First impressions can really change the way you perceive and think of someone. Personally, when I make a first impression about someone, I have an instant stereotype I associate him or her to. I make the stereotype judgment by looks alone when I first set eyes on someone. I don’t think of how they carry themselves or what they have to say. It may not seem fair, but physical appearance is all anyone needs to gauge a first impressio
Human Communciations
Human Communciations
Human Communciations February 23, 2004 Human Communication Journal We are all members of a common society. Values, judgments, and perspectives in which our community holds easily influence us. In our social community in which we live, there are rules, roles, and attitudes that come from the generalized other. Society communicates to us in certain ways. Gender, race, sexual orientation, and class are main things that alter our societies views of individuals and our self worth. When these things c
Math Assignment
Math Assignment
Math Assignment Task 1 Location Latitude Longitude GMT Time (Grenwich Mean Time) Time in Brisbane at 10am May 21 Pipeline, Hawaii 21°39¢N 158°03W GMT -10 hours 2pm May 20th Margaret River, WA 33°58¢S 114°59¢E GMT +8 hours 8am May 21st Tavarua, Fiji 17°26¢S 177°51¢E GMT +12 hours 12 noon May 21st Cornwall, England 50°01¢N 5°07¢W GMT (DST) 12 Midnight May 21st Lombok, Indonesia 8°30¢S 116°39¢E GMT +8 hours 6am May 21st PLAYA GUIONES, Costa Rica GMT hours Papenoo break at Tahiti 17°30¢S 149°25¢W GM
Psychosocial Development Essay
Psychosocial Development Essay
Psychosocial Development Essay February 6, 2004 PSY 1002A According to Erik Erikson, there are eight stages of psychosocial development. The first four are Trust vs. Mistrust, Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt, Initiative vs. Guilt, and Industry vs. Inferiority. It is Erikson’s belief that individuals progress through these stages sequentially throughout one’s lifetime. Each stage is characterized by a conflict, which must be worked through in order for healthy development to occur. Failure to achiev
SARS
SARS
SARS http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/200401/08/0108195.htm Inter-departmental efforts to prevent return of SARS ********************************************* A specially convened inter-departmental meeting today (January 8) agreed to redouble cross-sectoral efforts to minimise the risk of the return of SARS in Hong Kong. Chaired by Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Dr Yeoh Eng-kiong, the meeting noted there had been three confirmed SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) cases since the
Senior Privileges Open Campus
Senior Privileges Open Campus
Senior Privileges: Open Campus Hum 102-005 An open campus is defined as, “a privilege granted to leave school grounds during their unscheduled time.” (Upper Merion High School) The goal of this is to give students the opportunity to develop personal responsibility with their extra time during school hours; however, only students which meet the administering schools requirements are given this privilege. The idea of an open campus often sparks debates between students, parents and school administ
Short Story
Short Story
Short Story Engl 81 February 4, 2004 He sat on the cold step, staring moodily at the willow tree, his expression revealing nothing in the early morning light. For some reason just beyond his grasp, he suddenly hated his surroundings, hated the beauty of the rural scene spread out before him. How could there be such a bright new day, he wondered, when inside there was such sadness? The screen door squeaked, and he knew Ginger had followed him out, needing to escape the oppressive air inside. She
Terrorist Organizations
Terrorist Organizations
Terrorist Organizations Criminology January 28, 2004 Terrorist 2 TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS The days of hostage taking and aircraft hijackings may seem like history. Americans are now faced with hateful crimes, performed on their own soil, and designed to strike fear. The groups responsible for these attacks are well trained, disciplined and extremely devoted to their cause. The notion of targets being random is erroneous. In fact, all terrorist organizations share one common characteristic; the a
Mothers Tongue Summary
Mothers Tongue Summary
Mother’s Tongue Summary Rhetoric and Comp. February 9, 2004 Amy Tan’s essay “mother’s tongue” is about the different ways people speak and how it will vary around people and from person to person. She talks mainly about her mother’s speech and how some people may view it as “broken” or “partial English”. She writes about how when she hears her mother’s speech she is able to understand it and does not notice that it is broken or maybe be hard to understand. She explains how people treat her mothe
The Bell Jar
The Bell Jar
The Bell Jar In Sylvia Plath’s, The Bell Jar, the main character, Esther Greenwood, faces many issues while trying to deal with society. She is introduced to a new world in Manhattan, New York and theses issues surround her. These Issues range from dieting to even suicide. All the girls seemed to be reducing. Esther feels the pressures of slimming down because everyone else is doing it. She sees dieting people all around her and begins to think she should diet. “Almost everybody I met in New Yor
Pygmalion Review Sheet
Pygmalion Review Sheet
Pygmalion Review Sheet February 19, 2004 10 English George Bernard Shaw: ž Born in Dublin, Ireland ž Social Realist ž Dramatized social and political debate ž Fabian Society (socialist) ž Vegetarian/ Teetotater ôhatedö Shakespeare ž Wasnlt a stylist or a psychologist, but drama has power of invention ž Shape dialoge-Ó ôgreat earö ž Lack of sentimentality ž Quick humor ž Humor in drama, and drama in humor ž Mythopoetic ž Term ôShawianö describes o Wit o Iconoclasm o Polemicism ž WORKS o Pygmalion
Christopher Ashton Kutcher
Christopher Ashton Kutcher
Christopher Ashton Kutcher American History Iowa report (Ashton Kutcher) March 30,2004 Christopher Ashton Kutcher, now a famous actor, was once a normal Iowan. He was born on February 7th, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His twin brother was born about five minutes after him. When Ashton was 13 years old his brother had to undergo heart transplant surgery, which went smoothly. This medical emergency Ashton’s life and he later enrolled in the University of Iowa, where he studied biochemical engineeri
Gay Marriage
Gay Marriage
Gay Marriage February 17, 2004 Writing Assignment 2 I don’t believe gays should be allowed to marry. As a catholic, I don’t think it is natural or normal for people of the same sex to get married. I believe that gay getting married goes against everything in the bible and should not be allowed. I believe in the constitutional right of equality for all, but I don’t believe that they are really enforced in this country. I don’t think this issue really is about racism or equal rights because anybod
Most Influential Person of the Next Twenty Five Years
Most Influential Person of the Next Twenty Five Years
Most Influential Person of the Next Twenty Five Years RS English February 1st, 2004 The most influential person of the next 25 years will be a person who discovers how to defy gravity. There might not be a way to defy gravity, but if there is it will likely be discovered in the next 25 years. This discovery will start a new age in transport and technology. People could have flying cars or flying skateboards, etc. If a way to defy gravity isn’t discovered then the most important person will be so
The Father of Modern Astronomy
The Father of Modern Astronomy
“The Father of Modern Astronomy” JMJ April 28, 2004 Physics Period 5 From the first time children are introduced to astronomy in second grade, they are told that the sun is the center of the solar system. This was not always the case. For centuries, civilization believed the whole universe revolved around the earth. This was easy to believe since all the astral bodies seemed to make an arch across the sky, and, in relativity to the people on the ground, it was the sky that was moving, and not th
Niels Henrik David Bohr
Niels Henrik David Bohr
Niels Henrik David Bohr Niels Bohr is a very distinguished Danish physicist, chemist, and micro- biologist. Known for the Bohr model of the atom and his work on the Manhattan Project, Bohr worked with many renowned scientists throughout the world and even received the Nobel Peace Prize for Physics. Childhood/Family Life Niels Henrik David Bohr was born October 7, 1885, to Christian Bohr, a Physiology professor at Copenhagen University; and Ellen Adler, who came from a reputed family in the educa
Everyday Use A Reflection on the Life of Alice Walker-By Sheena Mitche
Everyday Use A Reflection on the Life of Alice Walker-By Sheena Mitche
“Everyday Use:” A Reflection on the Life of Alice Walker-By Sheena Mitchell Alice Walker is an extremely successful African-American author. She was born on February 19, 1944 in Eatonton, Georgia. Many people doubted her success because at the age of eight she was blinded in her right eye by the bullet of a BB-gun. But Walker was determined and did not let that minor setback hinder her progress. Her parents were Willie Lee and Minnie Lou Grant Walker. Both of them were poor sharecroppers. She is