1004 words - 5 pages
Christopher Columbus is an All Star
Kassidy Koch & Megan Burnham
Christopher Columbus is one of the most notable explorers, and one of the most known names in the world. His discoveries and voyages have been studied and celebrated in many places by many people. The song “All Star” by Smash Mouth off the band’s album “Astro Lounge” is also a notable song in modern popular culture. Both of these things are fairly notable and popular, and the lyrics of this song could explain some things about Christopher Columbus’ life journey. It can also explain his path in life and how he discovered new land.
“Somebody once told me the world is gonna roll me” is the opening line of this infamous song
1358 words - 6 pages
Dr. Adriana Varga
March 1, 2018
The case of European conquest provided a clear assertion of the innate dominance of
Western civilization to its contemporaries. The discovery of unexplored territories sparked a
massive interest in the European countries that were on the hunt for gold, riches, and spice. In
1492, Christopher Columbus attempted to reach the Indies by navigating west on the Atlantic
Ocean and stumbled upon the “new world”; the Americas. He reported the discovery with a
public letter addressed to the King and Queen of Spain for his voyage. Elsewhere, news of the
aforementioned discovery captured the attention of Michel de Montaigne, who
933 words - 4 pages
Was Christopher Columbus Truly a Hero?
Ever since the year of 1937, Columbus Day has been celebrated every year on the twelfth of October or the second Monday of October. On this day, we citizens are supposed to acknowledge and celebrate what he has accomplished. What is that exactly? We were taught as young children that Christopher Columbus discovered the New World, and that he was a brave person for sailing into the unknown. We celebrate Columbus’s accomplishments, but fail to realize that he has done terrible things as well. Even though he was a brave individual, we let that overshadow the fact that he has done some terrible things
1855 words - 8 pages
Choppy Waters for Christopher Columbus
A hero is all a matter of perspective and how you look at it. A person may have done many great acts and deeds in their life, but if no one acknowledges these acts and deeds this person has done, they are not considered a hero to anybody. On the complete opposite end of the scale, a person who has done many bad things in their life would not be considered evil if no one acknowledges them for the evil acts they have done. There is a middle ground in this situation though. A person who has these positive traits, and does good, but also has done many things wrong and has some negative trait too. They are not considered a hero, but they are not considered
972 words - 4 pages
Should We Keep Columbus Day as a Federal Holiday?
Columbus Day, held on the second Monday of October, honors Christopher Columbus,
an Italian-born explorer who discovered America on his voyage to find a sea route to Asia for
Spain (Columbus video). Columbus Day is one of only ten federal holidays, and is only one of
two named for a specific individual (Gavin, 2004). Many honor him as a hero for “discovering”
America, but really, is he the man we display him to be? Does he really deserve the honor of a
federal holiday? I believe that Columbus doesn’t deserve a Columbus Day, nor all the credit that
he receives for his discovery of America, for three main reasons: He didn’t really discover
763 words - 4 pages
Was Columbus our founder of this great land a hero or a murderer? In January we celebrate Martin Luther King Day is to recognize and show our appreciation to him, his social ideas, and his fight for equal rights. On the other hand we observe Columbus Day as a holiday. What did he do to have a holiday under his name? Well look at some facts. Christopher Columbus set sail out from the Spanish port with his 3 ships the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria on Aug 3, 1492. After 38 days of long and tiresome voyage they finally spotted land. Columbus' original objective was to go to Asia in search of people to trade spices and gold with. Columbus never really reached Asia instead he stumbled on
895 words - 4 pages
land that once belonged to their ancestors but was robbed and how they have come to reap the benefits of such an ill transaction.
The book opens with Christopher Columbus traveling to the new world and his ships being sunk in the ocean. The reader is then made to understand that Christopher Columbus did not discover America, as it had been populated long before him, but even so, the Norse men had ventured there first, not knowing they did. Columbus would arrive in the West Indies where he noticed the people and this foreign land had an abundance of both silver and gold. Columbus’ lust for both gold and silver would cause him to activate a time of exploration in this foreign land that would
534 words - 3 pages
I belong to a Clan of Resident Aliens. My neighbor is a former Russian communist, my gardener is Hispanic and my best friend is somewhere in between. As for me, I?m supposed to be an American, one that was born some ten thousand miles away in an undersized, under-populated, under-represented republic called Armenia. Am I really American? What is American? On October 10, 1492 a man named Christopher Columbus landed in America thinking he was in Eastern Europe. While he may have been wrong in terms of where he was, he nonetheless had experienced some sort of drive, motivation, and persistence to make it there. This same spirit was carried through to the peoples of Europe who realized
1234 words - 5 pages
The Age of Exploration was a period of discovery and establishment for various European nations who had new technology for voyaging. Christopher Columbus’ voyage across the Atlantic Ocean inspired other nations to make voyages to the West. The Age of Exploration affected the natives of the new colonies because they were enslaved and sold, forced to relocate, and converted to Christianity.
Columbus’ chain reaction of voyages led to a new trade route with all the new goods found in the West, however, among these goods being traded were people and in Documents A, B, E, and I, slavery is present. Document A is a letter by Columbus, describing an encounter with natives. This document shows
587 words - 3 pages
The Bermuda Triangle is the greatest mystery in the modern world. It is a strange triangular area on the Atlantic Ocean where many ships and planes have disappeared without a trace. There are many myths and theories surrounding this mysterious sea wonder.
Legend has it, when Christopher Columbus sailed through the area on his first voyage to the new world, he reported that a great flame of fire crashed into the sea one night. A strange light appeared a few weeks later. This is likely due to a meteor and Columbus’s supernatural beliefs; but this does not stop other scholars and theorists from giving their point of view on this debating matter.
It all started by authors who
596 words - 3 pages
Roman Domain happened bit by bit over hundreds of years. For the other bookend, they ordinarily either pick 1453, the fall of the Eastern Roman Realm, or 1492, the entry of Christopher Columbus in America.
The expression "Middle Ages" speaks of a generation "in-between," when genuinely nothing interesting happened. But the Middle Ages used to be an enormously momentous and imaginative era. Early Medieval innovations in agriculture such as the iron plow, water and wind milling, and the three-field device enabled Europe to smash out of the Malthusian trap that Rome had been stuck in for centuries, empowering it to face up to invasions that had felled its supposedly advanced predecessors
733 words - 3 pages
. As mentioned in the video “Where is the Bermuda triangle video for kids?” not only do planes disappear but also ships, “Many ships sailing through it or planes flying over it have apparently disappeared”.
Many incidents of disappearing ships in the Bermuda triangle started with Christopher Columbus’ when along with his crew noticed odd occurrences. The ships compass began malfunctioning, there was very strange lights over the water, and the sea was rougher than it had been the entire voyage. It is said, that he saw a fireball fly through the sky and crash into the sea. A more modern example of a ship disappearance would be the US Cyclops, one of the Navy’s largest fuel ships at that time
913 words - 4 pages
from the Chinese. Maritime
technologies were a pivotal factor in successful conquests across the Atlantic Ocean from
Europe to the Americas. Both Spain and Portugal were powerhouses which enabled the
European colonization of the Americas. With the creation of New Spain, Europeans were able to
compete on a global scale. Around 1492, Christopher Columbus, an Italian seaman, set sail on
his first conquest and initiated European colonization of the New World. European contact with
the New World enabled the transmission of ideas, plants, technology, animals, diseases, and
culture. Historians call this the “Columbian Exchange.” The Columbian Exchange can be
credited with transforming both sides of
993 words - 4 pages
Do you know anyone who smokes? Every one of us probably has a friend, relative or co-worker who smokes. These people have chosen to smoke, but did you know that by just being around them you are also smoking even if you haven't made that choice? Did you know that various studies have shown that 400,000 people die each year from disease related to smoking? That's an estimate of eight thousands Americans per week! What's more shocking is the fact that 12,000 of 400,000 are killed from second hand smoking. (http://www.ash.org.uk/)Looking way back in history, James D. Torr said that since the late 1400's when Christopher Columbus took his first steps onto a New World, American Indians
822 words - 4 pages
Beginning in the mid-fifteenth century, mass numbers of Portuguese ships sailed southward along the West African coast, bringing back slaves and gold. European expansion grew at a faster rate with voyages of Christopher Columbus and Vasco De Gama. With time, other European entities, including the Dutch, British, and French, joined in the process of expansion. Slave trade was a system that involved the dehumanizing of Africans. When one reads accounts written by enslavers like William Snelgrave, it is evident that slave traders are aware of this issue. However, William Snelgrave and many other Europeans felt the need to write accounts to justify their participation in the slave trade. This
1318 words - 6 pages
Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the West Indies in the year 1492, the presence of a European hegemony has been felt in Latin America. Rich with raw materials, the Americas were prime territory for exploitation by empires in search for resources to fuel their mercantilist maritime reigns. Thus, began the large waves of labor migration which called for a new system of governance involving European viceroys and governors, along with the deep social divides between American natives and their colonizers. However, coerced labor had been a continuous process in Eurasia long before the discovery of the New World.
Slavery as a form of labor has occurred long before the arrival of Europeans in Latin
1221 words - 5 pages
Social Studies 10-1
December 4, 2018
Related Issue 2
Position Paper Unit Exam
Historical Globalization, in short terms, was the time period when Christopher Columbus have said to be found the “New World” to which is the Americas. This has resulted in European contacts and trades from all around the world. Learning about historical globalization is a way to understand the events that happened in our history. It is also a way to realize how these events impacted the Africans and the indigenous peoples of the world in the past and how it is impacting the world that we live in today. This source is being portrayed in a negative way in historical globalization because
1305 words - 6 pages
would have knowledge of such truths according to them. One such work was transcribed by a Frenchman named “Gabriel Sagard” and published by “David Cusick” two centuries later called “The Iroquois Creation Story” (Levine / p.31). The contents of which strike many similarities to the most read book in the world called the Bible.
Other published writings during this period in history with overtones of religion included works from Christopher Columbus whereas the “Letter of Discovery” (p.45), tells of his devotions to God and country and telling the indigenous people that he was assuredly sent from Heaven. Devoted to his religion by making all efforts to convert others to Christianity. John Smith’s
5767 words - 24 pages
Christopher Columbus, an ambitious mariner from Genoa.
a. Columbus believed that he could get to Asia by sailing through the Atlantic Ocean.
b. He set sail in August of 1492 with three ships and landed that same year on an island in the Bahamas. He thought he had reached Asia.
c. He claimed the land for Spain and thus Christendom.
d. Over the next twelve years Columbus began the colonization of the West Indies.
e. The “new” continents were named America in honor of a Genoese explorer, Amerigo Vespucci, who had explored the region of South America and verified that it was not in fact Asia.
I. The Spanish Conquest
1. Spanish adventurers probed the mainland for gold and slaves.
a. In 1513, Juan
3345 words - 14 pages
August 29, 2018 - Pre-Colonial History 1490-1590
· April 30, 1789: GW Beginning of USA
·  CC sails ocean blue, 1st Euro (lots of sailing in China and Euro)
· Sailed along/to North Africa, South/West Euro, and China to be safe
· Portugal turns down Christopher Columbus, CC gets help from Spain instead
· 4 more trips to New World
· Pope Alexander VI mandates the Treaty of Tordesillas, Line of Demarcation (1493) leads to Portugal vs Spain(Spain won west side, Portugal won East side)
· Spain rules the Western Hemisphere (East, Central, South) for a century
· Spain vs Portugal to claim New World, but the Pope in Rome prevents it
·  Portugal colonized Africa and started the African
5741 words - 23 pages
Supposedly, according to legend, Christopher Columbus introduced sourdough to the New World. He brought over a “small crock of sourdough”, (Stetton 2012) in 1492. The sourdough became extremely popular during the California Gold Rush, where it was eaten the most. This led to a major growth in cities within San Francisco, which led to many businesses being created. With this, many new bakeries were created allowing for larger production of San Francisco sourdough. “San Francisco is widely regarded as the mecca of sour-style bread”, (Avital 2016). Comment by CSS: Too far of a jump, how did sourdough then get to the West coast ?
During the mid-19th century, sourdough was essential
1555 words - 7 pages
Ernest Hemingway’s Hills like White Elephants
The short story Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway is a story about a man and woman who are sitting at a bar at a small train station somewhere in Spain. They seem to be having a heated conversation about a mysterious “operation”. The author never explicitly says what the issue is between the man and woman, but it can be assumed it is about a huge and personal decision they have to make because of the literary devices the author uses. Throughout the story the author hints at what the mysterious operation really is. Hemingway uses symbolism, setting, and imagery to convey
1433 words - 6 pages
Prof. Tamara O’Callaghan
5 May 2017
Walter Freeman and the Invention of the Lobotomy
In Steely Library’s digital archives, one of the postcards from the Gilliam family collection is entitled Western Kentucky Asylum for the Insane, Hopkinsville, KY. The postcard dates back to 1915 and portrays a beautiful building, complete with red bricks and white columns. Many of the insane asylums around this time were built similarly, but even their picturesque exterior could not hide the horrors which occurred within. Insane asylums built in the early to mid 1900s were still getting on their feet, and many of them encountered problems with patient care early on
1130 words - 5 pages
When I was a child, my late father and I would spend every moment of the summer season on
the sparkling white sand of the beach near our home. We would dance, kicking up the shiny
surface so that the droplets glimmered like diamonds in the sunlight. We would lie on our backs
and stare at the sky, until the swirling clouds began to take on our imaginative shapes mingled
together by our fantastical minds. We would grip imaginary weapons and fight, thrusting swords
like the most violent of fantasy pirates. These unforgettable days went on and on, a never ending
cycle of blue skies, imprinted forever in my mind. My earliest memories are filled with images
of my father in these
1357 words - 6 pages
How much of a threat does the robotics revolution represent for human employment in New Zealand in the next 30 years?
In order to understand the threats that robotics may pose to human employment in the future, it is important to examine the ways in which robots and computerization are already influencing different employment industries today, and how they have changed our labor practices in the past. If this information is then compared with current trends and statistics in New Zealand’s employment market conclusions can be drawn about how robotics might influence New Zealand employment in the next thirty years.
Evolution in employment methods has been seen in the
1115 words - 5 pages
A review of “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”.
In the article “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”, Indigenous affairs editor, Fitzpatrick (2017) presents the socioeconomic situation of the Aboriginal people, using the views of the former prime minister’s advisor, Josephine Cashman. Miss Cashman pointed out that the promises made to the indigenous people, presented in the Mabo case, had not been fulfilled accordingly after the year 1992. Many indigenous people still have inadequate housing, poor health, restricted education and lower average incomes. About 25 years from the Wik decision, many Aboriginals were classified under the
749 words - 3 pages
Annie Shepherd-Barron, Luxmoore
Comparison Between the Portrayal of Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby in Chapters 1 to 6
Fitzgerald purposefully portrays Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan in contrasting ways to emphasise the variety of money within the American market, during the era in which the novel is set. A major difference between the two men is ‘new money’ and ‘old money’, where Gatsby represents ‘new money’, but Daisy and Tom represent ‘old money’. The contrast between the two comes down to where the money originated from; "Old money" families have fortunes dating from the 19th century or before, have built up powerful and influential social connections and tend to hide their wealth and
405 words - 2 pages
Boston Pizza is a Canadian fast food restaurant, which began in Edmonton, Alberta, on August 12, 1964. The restaurant had begun operations on 17 different locations in western Canada by 1970. In 1968 a royal Canadian mounted police officer Jim treliving noticed the growing popularity of Boston pizza and he bought the rights to start a restaurant in British Colombia. He was the first franchisees of Boston pizza.
At present, Boston Pizza operates over 380 locations in Canada. The company’s business extends to the United States and Mexico.in 1984 Boston Pizza makes a big appearance on the world stage as the official pizza provider for Expo '86 in Vancouver, B.C. this expo helps the
830 words - 4 pages
Sioe Liang Ngeow ( Caden )
15 June 2017
Wisely Use Of Social Media
In the era of modernity, the application of technology is already inevitable, especially the use of social media. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have come into widespread use globally. As we all know, Mark Zuckerberg, as the chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook is ranked as one of the top ten wealthiest people in the world. The success of Mark Zuckerberg can directly show that the amount of people who use Facebook is numerous. As the use of social media has become increasingly popular, it brings both the good and the bad effects to our society. However, I believe that the
868 words - 4 pages
Evaluate each expression when y = 6.
1. 7 – y = 2. y – 3 = 3. 6 + y = 4. y + 2 = 5. y – 2 =
6. y – 1 = 7. 7 + y = 8. y + 8 = 9. 3 + y = 10. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 4.
11. y + 5 = 12. y – 7 = 13. 2 – y = 14. 7 – y = 15. 9 – y =
16. y + 6 = 17. 6 – y = 18. y – 5 = 19. y + 4 = 20. y + 9 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 8.
21. y + 5 = 22. y – 8 = 23. 2 – y = 24. 6 – y = 25. y – 1 =
26. y – 9 = 27. 4 + y = 28. 1 + y = 29. 9 – y = 30. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 1.
31. y – 8 = 32. 2 + y = 33. y – 2 = 34. y – 4 = 35. 6 – y = 36. y – 6 =
37. y – 5 = 38. 4 + y = 39. y – 9 = 40. y – 3 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 7.
41. y + 4 = 42. 3 + y = 43. 2 – y = 44. 7
1618 words - 7 pages
A home automation system typically connects controlled devices to a central hub or "gateway". The user interface for control of the system uses either wall-mounted terminals, tablet or desktop computers, a mobile phone application, or a Web interface, that may also be accessible off-site through the Internet. Also it will control lighting, climate, entertainment systems, and appliances. It may also include home security such as access control and alarm systems. When they are connected with the Internet, home devices are an important constituent of the Internet of Things.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, home appliances, and other items embedded
599 words - 3 pages
COM 263: 18FA5689
9 September 2018
My Personal Culture
The Hispanic culture has different values, beliefs, and traditions. Family is highly value. Family is a close-knit group and the most important social group to gather in any events or special days. The Hispanic “family unit” includes not only parents and children but also grandparents and extended family. Individuals within the family have moral responsibilities to help other members of the family experiencing financial problems, unemployment, health conditions and any other life issues. They show the importance placed upon relationship within their family extending a hand in good times and
2229 words - 9 pages
History Research Paper
November 30, 2017
US History II 106-01
How 9/11 Impacted Our Population
History is the study of past events. Within history many major events have occurred that has change the equilibrium we know of today. If we look back as recent as the events of September 11, 2001 we can speculate that many bodies of government, personal ethical issues and dynamic peace we lost within our economy and everyday lives. Many things took an impact either directly or indirectly. Many factors that contributed that changed the way we view or progress within our economy is the continuation of ongoing wars, airport surveillance, immigration, general surveillance
450 words - 2 pages
14 september 2017
Be your true self
Fredrich Nietzche once said “The individual has always struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the the privilege of owning yourself.” In my opinion, I believe this quote is true. Many people feel like they have to be a certain way for society to like them. When in reality, they want to be true to to themselves, but they are fearful of judgement.
Growing up as a “gay kid” wasn't exactly easy. During my childhood I was not accepted for who I was. There were days when I would walk into class and nobody would want to sit next
668 words - 3 pages
Brown Vs The Board of Education Background Information Expository Essay
The Plessy v Ferguson, the Supreme Court Case that stated although colored and white people were separated, as long ad the facilities were equal, it was constitutional. Now, people know that isnt the true because a lot of the colored facilities weren’t equal. Over 50 Years later a new cases, which consisted of five separate cases that were combined into one that is known as Brown v The Board of Education, had a chance to right the wrongs of segregation in the south.
Segregation was a bus part of everyday life for all Americans, colored and white alike. Linda Brown falls into the category of a colored school age
785 words - 4 pages
The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention
This theory is actually an extension of an already established theory with the name of Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention. The basic postulates of this theory outline that no two countries will probably engage into war if they are part of the major supply chain. Friedman presented the example of Dell because it runs one of the major global supply chain networks in the world.
This theory basically outlines that due to economic inter-dependence of the countries with each other, it is hardly a chance that these countries will actually engage into war. Global organizations maintain a diversified and well-oiled supply chain in order to ensure a
478 words - 2 pages
In my visual representation I have reflected how the play Taming of the Shrew examines the theme of 16th century ideas about gender with a representation of rose being trapped by a cage to symbolize Katherine being trapped into marrying Petruchio without having a choice because she is a female and her purpose in Shakespeare era was to become a wife.
The rose with large, sharp thorns in my visual representation symbolizes Katherine as she does not obey men and physically harms them to get what she wants as even though she is pretty and has high status she has a dangerous, sharp personality. The colour of the rose represents her love, passion and anger as she has many layers much like the rose
872 words - 4 pages
Genetic engineering is also called genetic modification or GM. It involves modifying the genome of an organism by introducing a gene from another organism to result in a desired characteristic.
How has genetic engineering worked until now, and what are the limitations?
Generally it uses what’s known as a bacterial vector. In simple terms, you take the stretch of DNA you want to insert into an organism – say, for example, the DNA that makes a carrot produce vitamin A. You insert it into a bacterium, usually agrobacterium tumefaciens, and you introduce that bacterium into the organism you want to modify, say a rice plant. The bacterium acts as a delivery mechanism, inserting that stretch of
1182 words - 5 pages
Danlizelle van Heerden
Student number: 53789199
Assignment 2- ENG2602
Unique number: 856150
QUESTION 2 : PROSE
I suggest that there is a very clear racial prejudice amongst the characters in this passage and that their
morality of rasicm also comes into play when decisions that may count againt them comes into play, the
times are also clearly not the same as things are now.
The words “Negroes” and “niggers” in the passage given tells us that this extract is from the historical era
that dates back to 1948 to the early 1990’s (Apartheid years) where whites and blacks were not seen as
one or as equals. It also plays off in a town where people are against black people. When reading the
527 words - 3 pages
ENG COMP I
17 September 2018
Cause and Effect Essay
There are always reasons that things happen. Some of the things that happen in life are the effects of our actions and choices. An example of this is completely tearing my MCL. Looking back on my injury I realized that there were causes and effects to the tearing of my MCL.
The first cause is that I had already hurt it the year before and practiced even though it was still hurt. After going back and forth to the doctor for six months about my knee, he said I could slowly get back into practice. The doctor told me not to play on it unless I had no pain when exercising. If I did I would most
1392 words - 6 pages
I woke up to my alarm clock around 8:30am, the third of the five alarms I had set. I turned the alarm off and looked around my room. Nothing had changed in the three days I had been in bed. My fan continued to blow cold stale air in my direction, just hard enough to cause my hair to move. A heart shaped sandwich that my mother had made two days before sat untouched on my dresser. It was staring back at me, almost begging me to get out of bed to eat it. However, I knew I wasn’t getting up, not even if I wanted to. I had not been out of bed since I got back from the doctor’s office. I thought about the appointment I had as I glanced at the pill bottle I was given, which still sat unopened next
555 words - 3 pages
In Class Argumentative
In developed nations such as the United States, polite phrases and etiquette such as “Nice to meet you” or “How are you?” are friendly and useful for small talk, but they are completely empty of true meaning and goodwill due to centuries of repetition, and should be avoided as they are a waste of words and breath if a person does not truly mean it.
Common phrases such as “please” and “thank you” have lost their meaning. They act only as the default frame of conversations, but they have no substance or sincerity. The origin of certain etiquette such as saying “goodbye” or “farewell” to guests is the ancient Nordic value of hospitality. Guests were seen as a test sent by
1084 words - 5 pages
Question: Whether to start a service in Pakistan or not? And how to do it?
Stage 1: Market Research
The first step would be finding the market. For that we need to find answers to several questions. For example;
· Are there ‘x’ number of people in US who are Pakistani’s and are transferring money to their country or not?
· If there are ‘X’ number of Pakistanis in US then what are they doing here, for example are they students, if they are students then what exactly are they studying; are they working professionals, if they are working professionals then are they working white collar jobs or blue-collar jobs?
· How frequently are people in Pakistan travelling to the US and in what numbers and
2843 words - 12 pages
Student ID: 05036011
Due date: 9th April 2018
Actual word count: 2540
Government Policy, Planning and administration
Assignment one 200-2500 words
Report on the progression of the Omnibus Bill for Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) from inception to implementation.
This report will follow the Omnibus Bill for Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) 2016 (224-2) through the policy pathway, from inception through to enactment in 2016. The Bill is an amendment to the already established Act for Children and Young Person’s 1989, and affects various other Acts
797 words - 4 pages
We cannot depend on mankind to put an end to war for us. We can put an end war ourselves.
Do you think mankind can put an end to war? Do you think war is guns and bombs? The concept of war has been challenged by people nowadays. It doesn't have to WW1 or WW2 or WW3. War can be any form of social conflict (x). Issues such as gender inequality, racism and the exploitation of our natural environment are considered to be war. For so long mankind has struggled to deal with these issues because we see no big change on the news, and now it is our turn to be that change.(x) But how can we really put an end to war when we are dominated by our government and the rest of mankind?. Oprah Winfrey
1174 words - 5 pages
25 November 2017
CJ 310- 33084
Military Police: Are They Good For Our Communities?
Throughout the years, policing has evolved in many ways that people couldn’t have even imagined. During the beginning of policing in America, officers were known as “watchmen”, and were volunteer workers. This method proved to be ineffective for crime fighting, and many watchmen were only doing the job to avoid military service (Gaines, Kappeler, and Vaughn 1999). It was not until 1838 that the first municipal police force was established, which was in the city of Boston, and later followed by New York City in 1845 (Harring, 1983). Once established, volunteer
522 words - 3 pages
Storytelling Without Pencil and Paper
At one point I loved what I now hate. That thing I hate is dance, ballet specifically. I can’t
explain why I despise it now but if I tried, it’s a mixture between being burned out from doing
ballet everyday for the past eight years of my life, non-stop, and constantly being told I’m not
good enough for my age. The more I started to hate it, the harder I searched for what my true
I started dancing because it was fun. I did all different types of styles of dance including, ballet,
tap, jazz, and contemporary. My dance teacher talked to my mom about enrolling me into more
ballet classes somewhere else so I could better my
905 words - 4 pages
11 September 2018
Audism: A Long-Faced Oppression Given a Name
Audism is not an ‘-ism’ that is brought to the media’s attention often. In this sense, it does not seem to have as much force behind it as other common prejudices fought against like “sexism” or “racism”. However, that does not mean it does not exist. There was no word for discrimination against the Deaf community until 1975, yet, individuals faced brutal physical and mental torment hundreds of years. Creating a name for a type of oppression acknowledges that it exists. It validates the ill-treatment of Deaf people’s and the wrongfulness and cruelty of the oppressors. “Audism’ is “the
976 words - 4 pages
Carve The Mark
Veronica Roth’s, out of this world novel, Carve The Mark is part of a duology published by HarperCollins Publishers. It was published on the 17th of January 2017. It’s a Young adult novel and it’s known as a science fiction book which has a bit of romance and action in it. Though it hasn’t earned any awards yet, it is a successful book that is loved by many readers around the world.
Veronica Roth is an American writer, who wrote Carve the Mark and the Divergent Trilogy. In 2017 Roth published her first book outside the Divergent series, Carve The Mark. According to Roth, the novel started many years ago as a story about a young man who was taken from his family and comes back