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Alcohol Abuse
Alcohol Abuse Alcohol Abuse Alcohol is liquid distilled product of fermented fruits, grains and vegetables used as solvent, antiseptic and sedative moderate potential for abuse. Possible effects are intoxication, sensory alteration, and/or anxiety reduction. Symptoms of overdose staggering, odour of alcohol on breath, loss of coordination, slurred speech, dilated pupils, fetal alcohol syndrome (in babies), and/or nerve and liver damage. Withdrawal Syndrome is first sweating, tremors, then altere...

American Civil War
American Civil War Part B: The main cause of the American Civil War was undeniably Slavery. Assese the accuracy of this opinion on the causes of the outbreak of the American Civil War The issue of slavery became the over-riding cause of sectionalism, which inturn lead to the Civil War. This was validated by historians like James M M. Mcpherson Slavery is central to the creation of sections. and, to a degree, B.Catton It [Slavery] was not the cause of the war but unquestionably the one cause...

Analysis and Conclusion
Analysis and Conclusion Which alcohol gives off the most heat when burning? My hypothesis was: There is a direct proportion between the size of the alcohol and the amount of heat produced by burning 1 mole. When looking at the graphs that I produced it is clear then graph one shows a clear trendline, where as graph two showed one but not as obviously. Graph three is an average between the two. There is clearly a relationship between the carbon number in alcohol and the energy per mole of alcohol...

Gin Lane
Gin Lane History of Art 1B April 20, 2000 The series of engravings titled Beer Street and Gin Lane released by William Hogarth in 1751 serves to comment on the idleness and depravity of the lower class.[1] Hogarth suggests in the print Gin Lane that gin contributed to the ills of society because it was cheap and readily available. The drink of preference for productivity would be beer as depicted by Hogarth in the corresponding print Beer Street. Gin in Gin Lane promotes public drunk...

Brief History of the English Language
Brief History of the English Language OLD ENGLISH UNTIL 1066. A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE Old English (500-1100 AD) Old English Words The Angles came from an angle-shaped land area in contemporary Germany. Their name Angli from the Latin and commonly-spoken, pre-5th Century German mutated into the Old English Engle . Later, Engle changed to Angel-cyn meaning Angle-race by A.D. 1000, changing to Engla-land . Some Old English words which have survived intact include: feet, geese, teeth, me...

Silent Suffering
Silent Suffering Sociology 300 Fall 2003 Domestic violence, family violence, interpersonal violence, abuse, battery these are all terms used to describe violence toward or physical abuse of one's spouse or domestic partner. Prevalent through out history and society, ours and others, is the abuse and battery of domestic partners. Most often emphasis is put on the abuse of women by their husband or boyfriend, but there are other types of domestic abuse that are talked about less often than thes...

People Abused vs Drugs Abused
People Abused vs. Drugs Abused Drug abuse most often refers to the use of drugs with such frequency that it causes physical or mental harm to the user and impairs social functioning, according to the definition stated in Software Toolworks Encyclopedia . This term also refers to the use of a drug prohibited by the law, regardless of whether it was actually harmful or not. Although the term seems to imply that users abuse the drug they take, in fact, it is themselves or others they abuse by using...

Differences in the American Colonies
Differences in the American Colonies 1) Top Twenty: Explain how three of the following factors contributed to the differences in the American colonies (New England, Middle, Chesapeake, Southern) New England: (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island) Climate/Economy: unfertile soil, and long winters prohibited much Farming Thus Economy had to consist of a variety of things: Fishing (whaling), Trans-Atlantic-commerce, small scale manufacturing, and trade. Ethnicity: Largely Britis...

Liberation Feminist Hermeneutics as described
Liberation Feminist Hermeneutics, as described By Elisabeth Schuessler Firoenza Hermeneutics Seminar February 29/00 Box #260 Table of Contents I. Introduction..p.3 A. An Historical Overview..p.3-4 B. An Overview of Feminist Hermeneutics..p.4-5 VI. Presuppositions A. Introduction and Preface to the Hermeneutics of ..p.6 Elisabeth Schuessler Fiorenza B. Scripture: Mythical Archetype vs. Historical Prototypep.6-8 C. Egalitarianism and Gender...

Feminist Revolution
Feminist Revolution In the latter half of this century while the New Right has managed to remain unified, organized and focused the Lefts major weakness has been that it has been anything but; in fact it is difficult to ascertain whether the Left hold any shared tenets. There seems to be the vague understanding that left-wing politics are associated with being pro-woman, pro-labor and anti-racist; however even these extremely general sentiments are often confused and mistakenly conflicted.1 Fem...

Final Essay
Final Essay Per. 4 5 American Studies Saturday, June 10, 2000 To The Other Team Members, We have all been called here today to make a decision on whether or not we want to include the book, Montana 1948, in the curriculum. We all have our personal beliefs about whether or not we want to include this book, and after spending lots of time thinking about this, I have decided that we should not include this book. This was a very hard decision for me. The reasons I chose not to include this book were...

Relying On Our Government
Relying On Our Government In this essay I will be talking about the constitution and the amendments. Throughout American history, constitution served as a key to Americas success in politics and economics. There have been some changes in constitution, and sometimes it has been used improperly. Many believe that constitution is not as powerful these days as it was before. I must say that U.S. constitution is the greatest compared to all other nations in the world, and Americas future depends o...

The Status of Women in India
The Status of Women in India November 28, 2000English 101 The Status of Women in India With a population of over one billion, India is the world first most populous country. Of that astronomical number, 200 million are women who live in poverty (Vinayak 11). The origin of the Indian belief of appropriate Indian female behavior can be traced to the rules laid down by a young girl, by a young woman, or even by an aged one. They believe in the notion that everything an Indian woman engages in must...

Johnny Got His Gun Chapter 1
Johnny Got His Gun, Chapter 1 English 10A, 6th Period November 5, 2000 Chapter 1 of Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo was very confusing. It starts in France with a constant ringing phone that irritates a soldier of WWI. He has flashbacks of his fathers death, senior year, Christ, experiences in the war, childhood Christmas memories, parents love for each other, and the old party line. It [the telephone bell] sounded different from any other telephone bell or any other sound because it ha...

Karl Marx
Karl Marx No other idea so enchanted the 20th century as Marxism.[1] Karl Marx was the greatest philosopher and thinker of his time. His views on life and the social structure of his time have revolutionized the way in which people think. Throughout his travels and studies, Karl Marx developed many influential pieces of literature, one of which was the Communist Manifesto. Despite his upper-class position in society, Marx created an opportunity for the working-class to rise above the upper-c...

Hawthornes Style of Writing
Hawthornes Style of Writing in The Scarlet Letter and Young Goodman Brown Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist whose works were deeply concerned with the ethical problems of sin, punishment, and atonement and contributed greatly to the evolution of modern American literature. A New England native, Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts on July 4, 1804 and died on May 19, 1864 in New Hampshire. An avid seaman, Hawthornes father died in 1808 when Nathaniel was only a young child. ...

Leonard Cohens Song The Future The Philosophy
Leonard Cohens Song The Future The Philosophy Behind His Lyrics Leonard Cohen, famous songwriter, wrote a song that has a disturbing yet tragically realistic prophecy of the future of human civilization. His lyrics present a model of the effect of the demise of dualism and the rise of postmodernism in todays American society, as well as cultures around the world. How should the Christian community respond to the collapse of modernity in a world so full of hopelessness? Cohens song, titled ...

The biography of the Pythogoreas
The biography of the Pythogoreas Pythagoreas was known as the first true mathmsatician. He was famously adored and know for the pathagorean theorem stating that A*+B*=C*(SEE PAGE 3 IN BOOK REPORT). He was also a teacher, a religous man, and a philosopher. Most of the theories and equations he had founded was known by the Babylonians and the Greeks but he was able to prove it in such a way that it is correct and is use to find answers to modern problems to this date. Each number had its own pers...

Savion Glover
Savion Glover English Honors 9 December 20, 2002 Savion Glover is arguably one of the best tap dancers to grace the world of entertainment in decades. His unique style has stunned audiences for the past eighteen years and most likely will continue to do so for many years to come. It is incredibly humbling to think over the list of accomplishments that Savion has mastered in his mere thirty years. Although he has been taking the world of tap by storm for the past decade, he wouldnt be known toda...

Slavery in America
Slavery in America English December 1st, 2003 The right to freedom is the gift of Almighty God, it is not in the power of man to alienate this gift and voluntarily become a slave (Adams 1). The history of African Americans differs from generation to generation. In America in the 1700's thought the 1860's, Africans experienced the American culture in enslavement. The reason that Africans were brought to America was simple, the early colonist wanted profit and power, and the quickest way the colo...

The Bermuda Triangle
The Bermuda Triangle Are the different stories of the Bermuda Triangle true? It is considered one of the biggest mysteries of our time, and nobody knows for sure if it is an actual phenomenon or just a made-up story. There are many different theories floating around the world trying to explain the unusual disappearances of planes and ships within the Bermuda Triangle. Could it be UFOs or a sea monster in the ocean? What if there were pockets of gas lodged deep in the ocean floor that caused ship...

The Ontology of Gay and Queer
The Ontology of Gay and Queer Homosexuality: History, Politics, Ethics April /2001 Table of Contents Introduction.. p. 2-4 Definitions and Genealogy of Homosexuality p. 5- Genealogy of Ontology. p. Coming Out of the Closet: Conversion and Inaugeration or Integration.. p. Genetic Ontology, Social Artifice and Orientations... p. Conclusion: The Sexual Tower of Babel and Politics of Ontology. p. -Introduction- In recent years, the gay commu...

The Stolen Generation
The Stolen Generation By order of the Aborigines Protection Board many aboriginal children were taken from their families and put into board controlled homes, religious and state homes. They have since been called the stolen generation. In NSW, Aborigines Protection Board records show that 1600 Aborigine children were placed in Board controlled homes between 1916 and 1938[1]. From these statistics we know that this practice was common and the white Australians tried to justify it with all so...

The Yellow Wallpaper - Journey into Insanity
The Yellow Wallpaper - Journey into Insanity In The Yellow Wallpaper , by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the dominant/submissive relationship between an oppressive husband and his submissive wife pushes her from depression into insanity. Flawed human nature seems to play a great role in her breakdown. Her husband, a noted physician, is unwilling to admit that there might really be something wrong with his wife. This same attitude is seen in her brother, who is also a physician. While this attitude, a...

Miss Emily
Miss Emily Characterization refers to the techniques a writer uses to develop characters. In the story A Rose for Emily William Faulkner uses characterization to reveal the character of Miss Emily. He expresses the content of her character through physical description, through her actions, words, and feelings, through a narrator's direct comments about the character's nature, and through the actions, words, and feelings, of other characters. Faulkner best uses characterization to examine the the...

The History of Special Effects
The History of Special Effects The Motion Picture Industry has been a part of American society since the early part of the 20th century. And through the ages filmmakers have always tried to do their best to wow their audiences, and make them wonder how its done. Who could forget the towering ape holding Fay Wray in King Kong, or Stanley Kubricks impressive space station in 2001: A Space Odyssey? Both of these movies were real giants of their times, and left audiences wondering How did t...

An exploration of why Hamlet delays the act of revenge
An exploration of why Hamlet delays the act of revenge Hamlet is a human being, and he is an emotional human being. He feels guilt, remorse and has responsibilities, yet at the same time he feels pride and a sense of duty. He is quick, in Act one, scene five to take on his role of avenger Haste me to knowt, that I, with wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. Hamlet is passionate about his role and swears to wipe away all trivial fond records and to so...

Critical Essay
Critical Essay Gambling, while it lowers taxes and creates jobs, it also causes addicts to lose money and therefore creates a higher crime rate. Back in the day gambling was very popular in North America, long before there was ever a United States. Playing cards and dice were brought over by both the British and the Dutch. By the end of the 17th century, just about every countryseat in colonial America had a lottery wheel. Cockfighting flourished throughout the countries, especially in the South...

Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Father of Nation
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Father of Nation Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's achievement as the founder of Pakistan, dominates everything else he did in his long and crowded public life spanning some 42 years. Yet, by any standard, his was an eventful life, his personality multidimensional and his achievements in other fields were many, if not equally great. Indeed, several were the roles he had played with distinction: at one time or another, he was one of the gre...

Benedict Arnold A Loyalist and a Hero of the American Revolution
Benedict Arnold: A Loyalist and a Hero of the American Revolution Second Marking Period Term Paper Americans today think of the War for independence as a revolution, but in important respects it was also a civil war. American loyalists or Tories as their opponents called them, opposed the Revolution, and many took up arms against the rebels. What motivated the Loyalists? Most educated Americans, whether Loyalist or Revolutionary, accepted John Lockes theory of natural rights and limited gover...

Spousal AbuseThe Problem
Spousal AbuseThe Problem Although American society no longer gives men the right to control their wives, remnants of the nineteenth-century patriarchal view of society still exist. Despite womens growing liberation in modern day, nuclear family ideals still keep some women subordinate to men in the household. Some men today, just as they did during the Victorian period, believe that this idea of superiority over their wives gives them the right to control her actions through violence. Although ...

Plato's Theory of Political Philosophy An Argument
Plato's Theory of Political Philosophy; An Argument C. 428 B.C.E was the birth time of Plato into an Athenian aristocratic family (Dave Judy, 1998, 21). His father was Ariston who was believed to have connection to one of the early kings of Athens. His mother was Perictione, who related to 6th - century B.C reformer of the Athenian constitution, Solon. His father died when he was a child, and Plato eventually became Socrates' disciple. Plato's works consisted of a set of 41 so-called dialogues p...

WHAT DID THE GREEKS GIVE US
WHAT DID THE GREEKS GIVE US? I am daughter of the sun...I am the olive tree, the blessed one. K. Palamas. The olive tree is inevitably linked with Greek history, culture and life, as is olive oil, the product of its fruit. Greeks have always considered the olive tree and its fruit as a gift from the gods. Homer referred to olive oil as liquid gold. Since ancient times, olive oil has been a central feature of Greek life. The origins of the olive tree cultivation are lost in prehistory. Special u...

The Canadian Wilderness
The Canadian Wilderness In his literary work The trouble with wilderness, William Cronon suggests that wilderness is a human construct. To many readers this contention would seem irrational, as so many of our fondest memories of wilderness are based on personal experiences from days past at the family cottage or summer camping trips. The notion that these experiences could be tainted by some misconception we all hold about the wilderness seems personally offensive. Many nature enthusiasts cher...

General View of the Powers Proposed to be vested in the Union
General View of the Powers Proposed to be vested in the Union November 25, 20003 Federalists Papers (no. 41-44) Essay 3 Article I of the U.S. Constitution includes all of the listed powers of the legislative branch, as well as the elastic clause that allows for the stretching of the central legislative authority when needed. Article IV describes the subordinate relationship of the states to that central authority. This portion of The Federalist provides a thorough description and justification o...

Models of Psychology
Models of Psychology Biological views human behavior in biological concepts (inheritance, genes, stress, hormones) Psychodynamic (Freud) behavior is brought about by unconscious inner forces uncontrollable Cognitive how people understand and think about external world (Structuralism Functionalism) mental activities Behaviors Observable behavior should be the focus. (J.B. Watson) Humanistic Free will, facilitate human beings Psychology-Scientific study of human behavior and mental pro...

International Relations
International Relations The study of international relations has been a contested ground for many decades. A specific indication of this would be explaining or understanding the nature or knowledge of the world. Many theorists from different schools of thought since the 1930s have debated the contributions made among themselves. The main terminology here initially is the epistemology or ontology of the research among international relations theorists, much confined within the boundaries of soci...

Why has the USA remained a basically two party system
Why has the USA remained a basically two party system? Since the formation of the US political system there have only really been two main parties. It has remained this way due to a number of factors none more so that the impact of the constitution. The two party system is in some ways tied into the constitution and the nature of US politics has made it very difficult for third parties to develop into serious contenders. However, the US is not a two party system and there have always been third ...

Accounting Notes
Accounting Notes C corporation-corporation that doesnt qualify for and elect to be treated as a partnership for income tax purposes and therefore is subject to income taxes General partner- partner who assumes unlimited liability for the debts of the partnership: responsible for partnership management General partnership- partnership in which all partners have mutual agency and unlimited liability for partnership debts Limited liability company- form of organization that combines corporation an...

Alcohol Abuse
Alcohol Abuse Alcohol Abuse Alcohol is liquid distilled product of fermented fruits, grains and vegetables used as solvent, antiseptic and sedative moderate potential for abuse. Possible effects are intoxication, sensory alteration, and/or anxiety reduction. Symptoms of overdose staggering, odor of alcohol on breath, loss of coordination, slurred speech, dilated pupils, fetal alcohol syndrome (in babies), and/or nerve and liver damage. Withdrawal Syndrome is first sweating, tremors, then altered...

The Intelligence Quotient
The Intelligence Quotient: The Contribution of Psychology to Standardized Social Darwinism It is safe to predict that in the near future intelligence tests will bring tens of thousands of these high-grade defective under the surveillance and protection of society. This will ultimately result in curtailing the reproduction of feeble-mindedness and in the elimination of an enormous amount of crime, pauperism, and industrial inefficiency. It is hardly necessary to emphasize that the high-grade cas...

The Self Unitary or Multiple
The Self: Unitary or Multiple? The self, as a concept is one of the oldest and most persistently researched parts of social psychology. At the beginning of the twentieth century William James put down the framework for many of todays principal issues. With expert research into the fundamentals of what goes into creating the self James argued that it was through our emotional identification with them that made them part of me (as cited in Franzoi 1996). Many other psychologists have studie...

Dark energy and the accelerating expansion of the universe
Dark energy and the accelerating expansion of the universe If the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate, some invisible, unidentified energy must be offsetting gravity. In the beginning, when matter was close together and the universe was dense, gravitational attraction was much stronger. Now that matter is far apart and the density of the universe is low, this mysterious energy is pushing space itself outward at an accelerating rate. The source of this mysterious force opposing gravity ...

Heartless Killer Will Not Strike Again
Heartless Killer Will Not Strike Again In the 1950s, summertime was a time of fear and anxiety for many parents; this was the season when children by the thousands became infected with the crippling disease named polio. Poliomyelitis is a disorder caused by a viral infection that can affect the whole body, including muscles and nerves. Severe cases may cause permanent paralysis or death. This epidemic caused great fear in many people due to the fact that this disease was communicable it could be...

Cloning Essay
Cloning Essay 12 University English 10 February 2004 Cloning should be (encouraged? permitted? discouraged?) There are many questions and concerns sparked as a result to the consideration of cloning. Many hear the topic and automatically think it wrong due to their high values in morality. But really, who is to say that cloning is in fact morally wrong? The answer to this would tend to vary due to the logical fact that every individual has their own opinion. A clone is defined as; a cell, group ...

ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF ART
ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF ART This paper will show the relationship between the environment and fine arts. Both of these subjects are evaluated on a perceptual basis of what the observer sees and appreciates. As the basis for this report, it will be determined what is considered art and what comprises the environment. Defining what is art has been discussed at least since Plato wrote in The Republic about the place of the artist in society. The importance of art to mankind has peculiarly modern i...

Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle A Critical Postmodern The
Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle: A Critical Postmodern Theory of Public Administration April 12, 2001; Revised April 30, 2001 Pre-publication draft of article published in: Administrative Theory Praxis, Vol 23 (3): 431-458. Abstract I propose a critical postmodern application of Debords Spectacle and the carnivalesque of Bakhtin to the theatrics I see happening in city streets, on college campuses, and Internet resisting the new globalized economy. In the past decade pubic administ...

Urban Encroachment
Urban Encroachment Pressure from urban encroachment continues to plague the park, giving rise to a suite of problems. Chronic air pollution has contributed to the park's placement on America's Ten Most Endangered National Parks list for the sixth consecutive year. Nearby coal-fired power plants and other pollution sources continue to damage the spectacular views as well as affect the health of park visitors and staff, and harm plants and animals. Local developers and road builders, with the back...

Explication Essay
Explication Essay Kellner, D. (1995) Advertising and Consumer Culture in Questioning the Media: A Critical Introduction. London: Sage. Pp332-3 335-43 Questioning the Media: A Critical Introduction, was published in 1995 by an American theorist called Kellner. The passage given was on the subject of fashion and advertising, which is a powerful aspect of modern day life. Advertising did not exist 25-30 years ago, and it is only in the present-day that advertising plays a large part in society....

Globalization
Globalization We live in a time of worldwide change. What happens in one part of the world impacts people on all other sides of the world. People around the world are influenced by common developments. The term Globalization is used to describe this phenomenon. According to Harris, the term is being used in a variety of contexts. In a very broad context, media use it almost daily to refer to a wide variety of political, sociological, eviromental, and economic change. The business world, however,...