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People have different morals, values and beliefs on certain issues but it is those few that take action who can testify why they would risk their freedom for what they believe. The act of civil disobedience is acted upon to draw public awareness and take a stand for what one believes. They must believe strongly enough to put their freedom on the line. Civil disobedience helped us learn from the past, question the present and improve the future. There are many people who have taken a stand and influenced others by using civil disobedience. People such as Rosa Parks, Thoreau, and the many more that won't be known by name stood up for their beliefs. Civil disobedience is a form of protest and
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Government exists to serve the people yet many of its practices are intolerable when viewed through one's conscience. Henry David Thoreau argues in his "Civil Disobedience" that an individual should exercise his right to revolt against unjust laws and should abide by the rules of his conscience. Through the use of rhetorical strategies and a logical argument, Thoreau appeals to the individual, urging him to rise against unfair laws and stand up for the universal right. Thoreau constructs his argument to stress the importance of an individual's ethics and morals, while ridiculing government and those who support it.Thoreau expresses his disdain toward unfair government by providing logical
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Civil disobedience is the act of disobeying the law on the grounds of political principle without using violence. People decide to use civil disobedience as a means of getting into court in hopes of changing any laws they feel are unconstitutional and unjust. Henry David Thoreau believed "People living in a democracy have the right to disobey any law they believe is unjust." Martin Luther King Jr. said, "We are American citizens. We are not here to advocate violence, the only weapon we have is the weaopon of protest, and the great glory of America should be free to express their opinions." President Kennedy on the other hand states, "defiance of the law leads to the road of tyranny and
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"Letter From a Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Henry David Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" both display their authors' views on justice in their respective periods of time. King believes that one has the right to break a law that is morally unjust. Thoreau has a rather radical approach to the subject in that he believes when a government becomes unjust, it is the right and duty of the people to refuse participation in it. He also makes it clear that a major weakness in the democratic government is that its power comes from the majority because they are the strongest, not because they hold the most legitimate viewpoint. Both essays argue for justice in an unjust world using
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Critical Paper 1.
March 6th, 2019
In the essay “Civil Disobedience”, philosopher David Thoreau voices his opinions on what he thinks is wrong with the American government and the roles its citizens need to play to see the change they desire. Being viewed as a “radical individual” and a “transcendentalist”, Thoreau prided himself on idealism over materialism, meaning that he believed in the practice of forming and pursuing ideas which could sometimes be unrealistic in opposition to material possessions and physical comfort, which points to fact that he urges citizens to be resistant to government laws. In addition, his
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The topic I have chosen to discuss is as follows: Examine the assumption, made in the Crito, that "one should never do wrong in return, nor injure any person, whatever injury one has suffered at his hands" within the context of civil disobedience. I will show how civil disobedience must incorporate pointing out the weaknesses of society, while showing respect for the rest of society and its authorities.Civil disobedience is disobeying the unjust rules of society in a nonviolent way to create tension and raise consciousness. A civil disobedient is a person who feels strongly about a certain part of society as being corrupt. They will act upon these feelings by protesting, boycotting
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break up demonstrations with force akin to what we’ve seen on the West Coast. My point was actually to separate legitimate force to protect safety and operations from excessive force. Everybody agrees, I think, that violent criminals on campuses should be stopped before they inflict harm. What about peaceful but disruptive protest? I have tried to indicate that my administration might have to move or arrest protesters who intended to act in civil disobedience, but that we would do so while protecting their rights.
I have been on both sides of civil disobedience and know how difficult the situations can be when a group decides to intentionally violate the law or disrupt the work of an
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Ameris potter (I pledge)
21 February 2018
Chris McCandless, A True Transcendentalist.
Transcendentalism is a system developed by Immanuel Kant, based on the idea that, in
order to understand the nature of reality, one must first examine and analyze the
reasoning process that governs the nature of experience. The System has many beliefs
that are held to be true for the people who follow such as self-reliance, confidence,
nonconformity, civil disobedience, the importance of nature, intuition over reason and
living a simple life. These beliefs are called the tenets of transcendentalism. Some
people say that Chris McCandless was just a crazy man who went off into the alaskan
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. King was all about helping America move towards a desegregated future. He had zeal towards annihilating all unjust laws which he stated to be "a code inflicted upon a minority which that minority had no part in enacting or creating... (para. 4)," but for the most part he had an overall respect for the government.In conclusion, it's safe to say that other than race and motive Henry David Thoreau and Martin Luther King Jr. were pretty similar. They both were men of their own opinion that could be classified as moralized radicals. As spokesmen of their time they were both good at what they did. Through the form of speeches, protest, letters, and etcetera they both exemplified "Civil Disobedience (Thoreau)."Thoreau, Henry D. Civil Disobedience. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1849. 263-287.King Jr., Dr. Martin L. "Letter from Birmingham City Jail." 16 Apr.-May 1963. Birmingham: Charles Moore, 1963. 1.
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awareness of the youth within Greek society.
1b. However, King and Socrates differ in the outcomes of their civil disobedience. King is willing to go to jail for his civil disobedience because he has the backdrop of Christianity, the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence supporting his arguments. In the Crito, Socrates conforms as a result of his civil disobedience and accepts death. This acts as his punishment but also as an effort to keep peace with the society from which he was allowed to thrive in. Socrates doesn’t have a concrete backdrop for his civil disobedience because he only has his thoughts. Also, King is different from Socrates in the sense that when questioning the just
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David Thoreau short essays that have influenced McCandless daily life such as: “Civil Disobedience,” “Walking,” and “Life Without Principles.” Thoreau’s short essay has many connections to Christopher McCandless life such as the concept of being free, living a non-materialistic life, resistance to the government, and being one with nature. Just like everyone else, McCandless has gone through some substantial ideological and philosophical changes inspired by Thoreau that effected McCandless ways of living and choices that he made.
The first and foremost idea that influenced McCandless by Thoreau was the idea of being able to leave everyone and everything behind to go out into the wild. Thoreau
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Indians in nation began to fall apart, because the strict British ruling restricted the Indians to
perform against the salt taxes. The Salt March was a way that Gandhi sought to inspire a strong
uniformity in the minds of the many. These Indians soon adapted to Gandhi’s nonviolent belief
and became known as the satyagrahis, who were advocates of the “satyagraha” movement. This
term satyagraha, “meaning ‘truth force’ or ‘truth love’…can be defined as civil disobedience,
passive resistance, or nonviolent cooperation” (Todd 41). Gandhi believed that if the Satyagrahis
maintained a strong posture, then satyagraha would become even more effective.
Unfortunately, after the trip to Dandi, Gandhi was
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the turn of the century approaches. Now a new formof racism, covert racism, has recently sprung from the pressures ofpolitical correctness. This new form of racism, although slowly declining,still shows signs of strong support (Piazza 86). Covert racism assumes aform of civil disobedience against politically correct thought and speech.Essentially, covert racism is a 'hidden' racism, or a racism not easilydetected (Piazza 78). 'Racism is still strongly prevalent in today'ssociety' (Gudorf 3).The three different basic forms of racism, open racism, violent racism,and covert racism all express forms of hatred towards distinct ethnicgroups (Bender 47). These basic forms of racism, although
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Cold War Study Guide
1. Why did many European colonies gain independence after WW2? Because the British
empire had gone bankrupt.
2. What types of protest did Gandhi preach? Non violent protest for equality.
3. What is civil disobedience? Refusal to Obey unjust laws.
4. Describe the Amritsar massacre. Not on test.
5. What two nations were formed after India gained its independence? India and Pakistan
6. How did Gandhi’s actions affect the people in the US? He made protests to stop the war
and spread peace.
7. Which political group won power after WW2? Who led this group? Omit 1-7
8. What was established in 1949? Israel
9. Where did the losers in China flee following Zedong’s rise
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Americans. This represents the narrators as savages themselves because they see a lifestyle different then theirs and calls it savage.
In Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” he rationalizes his call for breaking the law because he felt that government was unjust and got away with so much because of the power they had over mainly blacks but poor whites also. The government abused and perverted their power and he thought what he was doing was right because he used the same method as the government and said “if I believe it, it can happen” Thoreau mentions “I cannot for an instant recognize that political organization as my government which is the slave’s government also” (Thoreau 903
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are "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights" was a bold assumption for Jefferson to make, considering that at that time the residents of the Thirteen Colonies were Puritans. Even though he was already a well-respected man, he used this approach to establish his credibility, since at that time there was no separation of church and state. Martin Luther King, Jr. took this technique one step further by including biblical and historical references throughout his speech. He compared his quest to those of the Apostle Paul and Socrates, he compared his civil disobedience to that of the early Christians who were willing to face excruciating pain before they would submit to
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Mr. Epstein/Miss Swanson
English 2 Honors
5 December 2018
Embedded Assessment 2: Antigone
Martial artist and founder of the Japanese martial art of aikido Morihei Ueshiba once
quoted,” Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The
spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.” Antigone is a tragedy by the ancient
Greek playwright Sophocles, written around 442 BCE. The action of Antigone” follows on from
the Theban civil war, in which the two brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, died fighting each other
for the throne of Thebes. Creon, the new ruler of Thebes, has declared that Eteocles is to be
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segregation and the need for some occasional civil disobedience. Throughout his letter, he defends his reasons for equality by making comparisons of actual events and views of other people as well.
The most effective aspect of his letter is his attitude and presentation of his argument in a non-attacking format. For example, he starts out his letter by addressing them, “my dear fellow clergymen.” Immediately, this goes to show that Dr. King is a better man than the clergy because he did not try to make his message indirect such as the clergy did, but rather addressed them in an inviting, non-threatening way. The beginning of his letter also establishes his reputation and knowledge of Biblical
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on experiencing life, it becomes immensely crucial that we start seeing
these challenges as they are. Learning this art will allow you to unlock the door to who you are,
and the negative impacts of life will no longer keep you from achieving your full potential.
Beck, Martha. “No Such Think.” Oprah Magazine, Jan 2016, pp. 23-25.
Don, Richard Riso and Russ Hudson. Understanding the Enneagram: The Practical Guide to
Personality. Mariner Books, 2000.
Emerson, Waldo Ralph. “Self- Reliance.” Self- Reliance and Other Essays, edited by Larzer Ziff,
Digireads, 2013, pp. 29-42.
Leblang, Gabrielle. “5 Things Happy People Do.” Oprah Magazine, Mar 2008, pp. 233 - 235.
Thoreau, David Henry. “Civil Disobedience.” Civil Disobedience and Other Essays, edited by
Dover, Dover Publications, 1993, pp. 1-18.
Walter, Damien. “The Tao Te Ching by Laozi: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times.” The
Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 27 Dec. 2013,
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form of non-violent protest toward the government and would set an example upon the community. To my astonishment, my Aunt Maria paid my taxes the very next day ruining my initial intentions for my non-violent protest (Gradesaver 2). Through this experience, I wrote the essay entitled "Civil Disobedience" (Lewis 1). This essay addressed my derogatory views on slavery, The Manifest Destiny, and governments as a whole.My whole life I have dedicated to nature, and now I am continuing to my weakening state. I have never married, but rather, had my intense relationship with mother earth herself. Tuberculosis has got the better part of me and is quickly spreading, making me deteriorate at an exponential rate. I am on my journey to Minnesota for a quest for better health, but I feel that I do not have the stamina to make it all the way. If I am to pass while I am on this expedition, I would like to be buried in the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord, my native home and state.
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The University of New Mexico
Hate Speech in Public Areas and Universities
Joseph A. Armijo
Mr. James Bodington
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The freedom of speech is protected under the First Amendment of our constitution. Through this right, great strides or acts have been made that are revered in American history. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was able to take steps in abolishing segregation through his powerful and effective speeches. Civil disobedience, standing up to oppression, rewriting the normality’s of social injustice can all be accomplished by the freedom of speech. However, unfortunately in our society, people tend to abuse their rights and spread the ideas of
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Subvert gender stereotype in case of Gone With the Wind
Although the film Gone With the Wind is highly controversial with depiction of racial stereotypes, it is according to some critics more of “a study in gender roles, in what it means to be a man or a woman in the South” (Jones 105). The film sets on the Southern culture, a war’s losing side, during the Civil War. On the one hand, it is easy to think the film reinforces gender stereotypes by tightly prescribing gender roles to mask a patriarchy organized around the property, class, lineage and white supremacy. White women were put on pedestals; black women were sexually exploited to fulfill mother figures for their owner’s benefits
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pro-slavery advocates. People may have received this speech differently, it just depended on how they saw slavery. Those who were in favor of abolishing slavery were more encouraged to vote for Lincoln. Those who were in favor of keeping slavery became even more resentful of Lincoln, sparking the Civil War.
Today, this speech would remind people that the country is more powerful when everyone is united as one. There are so many situations today that have the nation split. Many of these problems come from the fact that some people just like to disagree with their neighbor and they get upset if somebody tries to prove them wrong. If they could actually have a conversation with one another and
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existence… Dysentery, which made life so miserable these past two years, is still a problem.
Obviously, the shortage of fruits and vegetables has had an influence on the situation.” (Doc 7)
The violent and grim nature of the ghetto is something you can’t capture nor understand
with just those words alone. Jews were completely stripped of their humanity. All orders of authority
will be followed, or else. Any civil disobedience would result in being out in jail and being beat up.
(Doc 9) Any attempt of escape will result in being shot on the spot. Ewa Landau was shot to death
near the barbed wire fence. She was trying to escape and as soon as she was caught, she begged the
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distinctions between men and women and discrimination against women.
Being such an important organization, NOW used various tactics to be heard and get what they wanted. By being active socially within the communities, the organization had more power and influence than ever. Considered as a political action group, thanks to their right to appear in Congress, NOW used lobbying politicians for changes in laws. This strategy helped to put pressure on the political and legal systems to promote gender equality. One of the main tactics also used by NOW is mostly around mass gatherings such as “mass marches, rallies, pickets, non-violent civil disobedience and immediate, responsive “zap” actions
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campaign as it would damage her international reputation. The extract from Primary source 4, argues that in the fight for independence, Gandhi would "retain in his heart of hearts a reverence for asceticism." The source goes on to say that Gandhi's peaceful movement was a key moment in the fight for independence and that the basis of the peace movement originally came from the ancient Hindu doctrine. Gandhi never held political office as a matter of choice. Furthermore, the extract argues that Gandhi's fasting and his opposition to violence heavily influenced Britain's partition of India. He believed that the best way to resist British tyranny was civil disobedience, which was founded upon
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concept of copyright was yet to be created. The practice of rewriting the original text to create another version for another language and taste was common.[footnoteRef:9] As an example, the Sumerian epic of the flood is about 1000 lines shorter than the Akkadian version while the content is very similar.[footnoteRef:10] In the case of flood stories, the following table shows a few sentences that are copied from Atrahasis tablet III to tablet XI in Gilgamesh Epic [footnoteRef:11]: [9: Wilfred G. Lambert, Alan Ralph Millard, Miguel Civil. 1999. "Atra-Hasis, the Babylonian Story of the Flood." Eisenbrauns, 5.] [10: Wilfred G. Lambert, Alan Ralph Millard, Miguel Civil. 1999. "Atra-Hasis, the
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grassroots organisations arose with a massive online presence and have
been active in protests, civil disobedience, violent action and provoking public outcry against
the negative effects of globalisation. IGOs such as G20 have been setup particularly to
moderate globalisation as it enmeshes into the increasingly globalised world market.
Globalisation promises much but it is inconsistent both in terms of delivery and timeframe.
The roots of modern capitalism and globalisation are historically associated with Britain and
the so-called “Anglo-Saxon” countries of North-Western Europe and North America and
broadly associated with colonialism and imperialism. It follows that
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peaceful black demonstrators at Sharpeville in 1960, Mandela helped organize a paramilitary branch of the ANC to engage in guerilla warfare against the white minority government. In 1961 he was arrested for treason, although acquitted he was arrested again in 1962 for illegally leaving the country. In 1964 he was arrested and sentenced to life in prison. Mandela spent the first 18 of his 27 years in jail at the brutal Robben island prison. He could write and receive a letter once every 6 months, and once a year he was allowed to meet with a visitor for 30 minutes. While in prison he led a movement of civil disobedience that coerced South African officials into drastically improving conditions on
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Summary of Polymer MechanochemistrySometimes, curiosity gets the best of you, it did with Aj Boydston, an assistant professor at the University of Washington. Mr. Boydston and his students at the university conducted experiments, used models and imagined what would happen to the behavior of polymers when polymers undergo mechanical stress. This is a field of chemistry called polymer mechanochemistry. Creating models of star polymers on a 2-D plain, it was understood that using mechanical force on the bonds, it breaks the polymer chain, generating a spontaneous response. Other results as followed when changing the physical force are the change of color (stretching) and the effect of the
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One hand Reaches out And pulls a lost soul from harm While a thousand more go unspoken for They say what good have you done By saving just this one It's like whispering a prayer In the fury of a storm And I hear them saying you'll never change things And no matter what you do it's still the same thing But it's not the world that I am changing I do this so this world will know That it will not change me This heart Still believes The love and mercy still exist While all the hatred rage and so many say That love is all but pointless in madness such as this It's like trying to stop a fire With the moisture from a kiss And I hear them saying you'll never change things And no matter what you do
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4BredahlHarlie Cheyenne BredahlProfessor Peter EppsComposition II08 September 2014I"The Importance of the Act of Reading" by Paulo Freire, describes the importance of the act of reading beyond numerous experiences in his life as a child, a teenager, and an adult. Freire begins his article by taking readers back to where he was born, in his home city Recife, Brazil. He uses very itemized imagery to describe the trees, the house and the atmosphere of where he grew up and how the text, words, and letters were incarnated in the series of things, objects, and signs. He describes the trees, the house and the atmosphere of where he grew up and how the text, words, and letters were incarnated in the
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The American Dream is the quintessence of a comfortable victorious life, which often includes material prosperity, a house, an improved life for one's kids, and sometimes; it means achieving any goals one may have regardless of what class he or she comes from (O'Connor, Sabato and, Yanus 19). In recent years, it has become more difficult to achieve the American Dream; this is mainly due various issues involving the relationship between the government and the people. Therefore, the American Dream is gradually dying.The meaning of the American Dream has vastly changed in recent years. The American Dream has become more about feeling a sense of fulfillment rather than financial succeeding, or
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Dengan Smarty Ring, Anda bisa membaca notifikasi di handphone Anda melalui jariKetika semua orang membicarakan kecanggihan Google Glass atau smartwatch, tak banyak orang yang berpikir bahwa sesuatu yang ukurannya lebih kecil dari itu juga bisa berguna. Ide itulah yang diusung Smarty Ring, yang memperlihatkan semua notifikasi handphone Anda sehingga Anda tidak harus mengangkat handphone Anda untuk mengetahui apa yang terjadi. Smarty Ring, yang dibuat oleh startup hardware asal India, terbukti sangat populer di Indiegogo, dimana gadget ini sudah mendapatkan dana crowdfunding sebesar USD 130.000 (jauh melampaui target awalnya yang hanya USD 40.000). Waktu yang tersisa untuk kampanye
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Related text: American History X Comment by George Moulos: You can't analyze a film the same as a book.If you re doing film you have to do film techniques, not literary techniques.-Derek Vinyard after going to prison and learning that his prejudice stemmed from ignorance he teaches his brothers Danny vineyard that his fascism and racism was wrong and ignorant.Movie Summary:Derek Vineyard begins in the movie as a troubled young man who due to his father's racist views develops his own, to the point of leading a local Aryan Brotherhood/Neo Nazi group in beach side LA. They constantly arm wrestle with local blacks with Derek actually winning the local basketball court rights, after beating them
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARYTerry Johnson, a native of Longmont, Colorado established the MiniScribe Corporation, a disk drive manufacturing company that would grow to be one of the largest producers and distributors of disk drives for personal computers in America.This report focuses on relevant facts and figures in the evaluation of MiniScribe's liquidity, profitability, and overall stability aiming to determine whether or not maintaining its stocks on the Alexander and Ferris brokerage firm's "Buy" list is a practical action. The primary methods of analysis include the assessment of various liquidity and efficiency ratios together with quarterly statements of cash flow for 1988 which can be found in
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Dream worldThe warmth of the blanket upon me keeps my body safe and relaxed. My arms and legs stop trying to interact with this physical world. Peacefully, they give up and rest. My head falls further into the softness of my pillow. My eyes are closed slightly and my mind. I use my intuition to see through the world. I dream…Suddenly, the deafening noise of the alarm clock woke me up with a startling jolt. It seemed as though I had fallen asleep mere seconds ago and as I groggily looked around something did not seem right. The room looked the same as it did before I went to sleep. In the bright orange light that seemed to come from hells keep itself, shown through the flimsy curtains
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USE OF ARTICLES (a, an, the)What did these words originally mean?A/AN is an old word meaning `one'(in many European languages the ordinary word for `one' is used to translate English `a' or `an' and you can also sometimes use Cantonese `yat go' in the same way)THE is an old word meaning `this' or `that'These words no longer have their full original meaning but if you remember that meaning it can sometimes help you to decide which word you need to use.A or AN?Use A before a consonant soundUse AN before a vowel soundSo: a banana,an orange,a university (vowel letter but a consonant sound - /j/)an MTR train (consonant letter but a vowel sound - /em/)Use of A/ANYou use these words with a singular
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Breanna PonceMia Sandoval Dominick KlingbyllAugust 26, 2013Block 2The Effect of Pineapple on Jell-OBACKGROUND:Protein was a big part of this gelatin lab. Protein is a multipurpose macro molecule. Gelatin is a protein made out of Jell-O, we used Jell-O in our lab. The students had to put pineapple in the gelatin to see if it will form. The enzymes in the pineapple prevented that from happening. Enzymes are a biological catalyst. Bromelain is the enzyme found in pineapple. The formation of the gelatin depended on the type of Jell-O and its temperatures. Temperature is the degree of hot (high KE) and cold (low KE). Then that makes denature, the unfolding of the enzyme. At the end of all that is
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"MORDERNELECTRONICGADGETS"IntroductionModern gadgets have made us complete slaves to machines. There is no work which cannot be done without the assistance of machines and there is not a single area of human activity where machines don't have to be used. No one can deny the fact that gadgets have not only simplified our lives but also made them more comfortable and luxurious. If electricity fails, life for each one of us comes to a standstill as all gadgets are operated with it be it AC, TV, computer, a telephone, or any other modern appliance. Perhaps there were times when every work was done with hands be it grinding or travelling far off places. People were tough who could walk for miles
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COMPREHENSIVE PROBLEMDr. Harold Wolf of Medical Research Corporation (MRC) was thrilled with the response he had received from drug companies for his latest discovery, a unique electronic stimulator that reduces the pain from arthritis. The process had yet to pass rigorous Federal Drug Administration (FDA) testing and was still in the early stages of development, but the interest was intense. He received the three offers described below this paragraph. (A 10 percent interest rate should be used throughout this analysis unless otherwise specified.)Offer I $1,000,000 now plus $200,000 from year 6 through 15. Also if the product did over $100 million in cumulative sales by the end of year 15
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Personal Explorations PaperLee Ashton Brooks7 December 2013PSY-110HAProfessor MooreOver the course of 7 modules, different personality aspects of mine have been tested and evaluated and have even revealed things about myself that I was not aware of. The surveys and questions that I answered dug deep into decisions and choice I make, how I think and how I feel to reveal certain characteristics about myself, some of which I was aware of and others that I was not. Things such as my expression of sexuality, different levels and aspects of my psychology, my personal reactions to certain social situations, and the way I pursue and value my career were all evaluated by answering questionnaires. In
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The Open-Field System .Three field rotations helped keep fields fertile traditional village rights reinforced traditional patterns of farming.Peasants were exploited in a number of ways, with those in Eastern Europe generally the worst off.The Agricultural RevolutionThe use of more complex systems of crop rotation increased the amount of land under cultivation.Grain crops were alternated with nitrogen-storing crops.The open-field system was ended by "enclosing" the fields, particularly in England.The enclosure movement meant an end to common lands and to the independence of the rural poor who relied on them to survive.The Leadership of the Low Countries and EnglandPrior to the agricultural
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violate the country's environmental laws. Texaco's dumping of approximately 18 billion gallons of oil into the Amazon has reportedly affected some 30,000 people (van Schaick 2005, 41). The violation of the indigenous people's basic right to clean water was one of the many factors that brought up a civil action lawsuit against Chevron-Texaco charging the company with negligence with damages initially estimated in the billions of dollars (Payne 2012, 1067). The lawsuit has been ongoing for the last decade with Chevron appealing the initial judgement that ordered them to pay billions in damages; this was despite Texaco's $40 million payment in 1995 to clean-up the damages (Rochlin 2011, 11
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Prioritizing the IT Project Portfolio PaperVicky DuganCMGT/57309/22/2014Dion Rettberg
Running head: Prioritizing the IT Project Portfolio Paper
Lila's Web design is a fairly new business. Lila has about 45 employees, and is in the middle of interviewing for an IT project manager. The Information Technology (IT) project will play an important role in Lila's business. The new IT project manager will be looking into getting the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools. This tool will help in the supporting process for helping in selecting the right project. With the new PPm all of the new project will be selected and evaluated. The PPM will also help to identify those projects that
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On The Bright SideLife is a beautiful struggle. If it were easy it would be no fun. We always hope for the best but sometimes things don't always turn out that way. I feel that over the years, life itself teaches you to be more appreciative of things. With that being said, I try to be optimistic about situations. Life has thrown me many curve balls, but I feel that the way I handle certain situations definitely helped me get through them.Soccer has always been a big part of my life. I've been playing since I could kick a ball. I've always dreamed of being recognized and playing in college. That opportunity came at the Dupage Varsity Conference Semi-Finals. I was captain of the Glenbard East
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Assignments 12- outline and evaluate in to the duration, capacity and encoding of information in short term memoryCapacity refers to the amount of information that can be held at any one time in memory. The Capacity of STM is limited and to demonstrate the capacity of STM, the serial digit span technique is used. The study was proposed by Jacobs where experiment needed the participants to read lists of either words/numbers that they had to recall immediately after presentation. The finding found that there was a difference between capacity for numbers and for letters. Also an average participant can only recall 9 for numbers but only 7 for letters. The conclusion was that short term memory
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IRWLE VOL. 4 No. II, July 2008
Robert Frost's Major Themes -Study
The most misleading criticism on Robert Frost is that he is restricted in his handling of major themes. But it should be held true that Frost's confinement to things 'rustic' amply fed this misinterpretation. He does present at times the illusion of happily settling down with his little New England, ignoring completely the rest of the world. Frost's seeming avoidance of topical subject matter is not because of timidity. His reluctance is quite calculated as he never wanted to be characterized by topical labels. In the neat circle he scratched for himself, there is no place for sky scrappers and skid row
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Chelsea LeaMrs. SchoendallerSenior PortfolioSeptember 10, 2014Behind the CurtainMy heart is hammering against my chest so hard it feels as if it is trying to escape. I'm certain that if anyone was to get really close and listen, they would be able to hear it pounding. Wiping my hands on the front of my shirt, I try to calm my nerves and take deep breaths. I'm petrified. The hurricane of butterflies that are swarming in my stomach quicken even more as the lights dim down. The once deafening sound of chatter quiets and is overcome by the screech of ropes and pulleys, and fabric as it is being swept to the side. Its pitch black but I can still make out the exit signs all around the room. I take
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Company AnalysisProfessor Kimberly Johnson9/28/2014Guoliang ZhuiTABLE OF CONTENTSList of Illustrations………….…………………………………………………………………… iiIntroduction ……………………………………………………………. ………………………...1Company History…………………&hellip