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literature and test
psychometrics. Cognitive constructs included general intelligence, language/verbal,
perceptual/visuospatial, information processing, overall learning and memory, verbal learning
and memory, visual learning and memory, overall executive function, attentional control,
cognitive flexibility, goal setting, and motor speed. Selected learning and memory tests that
utilise each modality were included in analyses for each domain (e.g., memory for names
involves remembering verbal and visual information, i.e., a name and a face).
Means, standard deviations and samples sizes for each group were entered into
Comprehensive Meta-Analysis Software version 3 and Cohen’s effect sizes. A
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mental processes of people and organisms. Wilhelm Wundt established the first psychology lab in Leipzig, Germany.
Nature-Nurture issue: the longstanding controversy over the relative contributions that genes (nature) and experience (nurture) make to the development of psychological traits and behaviors.
Natural Selection: the principle that among the range of inherited trait variations, those contributing to reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations. Charles Darwin proposed this theory.
Psychometrics: the scientific study of the measurement of human abilities, attitudes, and traits.
Applied research: scientific study that aims to solve practical
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Does Playing Violent Video Games Negatively Impact Behavior?
Do you like playing video games that involve shooting, stealing, and other bad behavior? Many people of all ages enjoy playing video games in their free time. There are many different types of games of all genres that they enjoy to play. The games that these people enjoy can be very fun, but some of these games are extremely violent. Many studies that have been conducted have shown a big relationship between violent video games and aggressive behavior acted out by the players. Violent video games can have a huge negative impact on a person's life in many different ways.
People can develop aggressive behaviors by playing violent
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Intro to Psychology
What is the definition of psychology? The study of the mind and the function. What words does it come from? The Greek word “Psyche” meaning breathing and spirit. When did it start? 1879
(Be prepared to) describe each area/theory of psychology, and give an example.
Structuralism- Theory emboding structural principles
Functionalism- Emphasizes the mental or behavioral process
Psychoanalysis- Theories concerning consciousness and unconsciousness behavior
Gestalt- Pattern having properties that can’t be derived from component parts
Behaviorism- The theory of human or animal psychology studied through examination
Humanism- Study of
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History Semester 2 Assignment – Part b
1. What are the different types of sources we have available to study Australia’s ancient past?
A piece of evidence used to study Australia’s past is John Mulvaney’s suitcase. It was used to transport the remains of Mungo Lady/man to the Australian National University, in 1969. John Mulvaney, a pioneer of Australian archaeology, played a significate role to proving that the arrival of humans in Australia. Erosion has exposed bones of a woman and a man (Mungo Lady/Man) show evidence of cremation that happened 42,000. This is the oldest known cremation in the world, she represents the early emergence of humanity’s spiritual beliefs. In
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Does every religion have the potential to become a global religion? Or are some religions
destined to remain local?
“‘[Globalization can be defined as a process of an “ever more interdependent world’
where ‘political, economic, social, and cultural relationships are not restricted to territorial
boundaries or to state actors,’ globalization has much do with its impact on
Every religion has the potential become a global religion. As technological
advancements take place and industries/companies rise, more opportunity becomes available
for people to record significant parts of religion and migrate to other areas to spread. Therefore,
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Why Environmental Ethics Matter?
The Lorax by Dr Seuss, published in 1971, is a children’s story that illustrates the ethical tensions of humans’ lack of regard and respect for the environment when capitalist gains can be made at its expense. In the story, the Lorax defends the ‘Truffula Trees’ against the capitalists using them for the production of ‘Thneed ‘for needs’ the ‘Once-Ler’ (the capitalists) as he says, “I am the Lorax, I speak for the trees, I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues” (Kopina 2012). Environmental philosophers agree that the environment should be observed from an ethical perspective, that is, ethics must be
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Gibberellin Literature Review
A knowledge of plant hormones is important not only for understanding biological processes, but also for improving agricultural and horticultural practices. In the present study, the role of gibberellic acid in promoting germination is investigated.
This experiment will assess whether bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) seeds germinate faster when treated with gibberellic acid than when treated with water alone.
The growth and behaviour of plants is controlled largely by hormones. Plant hormones influence such phenomena as the orientation of stems toward light, internode length, and the timing of flowering (Smith & Ravinn, 1984). Another
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The short story, “The Juggler”, written by Ursula Hegi, takes place in Coeur d’Alene in the first weekend of October. This first-person narrator tells the story of a mother who is struggling to accept the fact that her daughter Zoe’s boyfriend Michael is slowly losing his eyesight. The author starts by describing the relationship between Michael and Zoe as very loving but dependant relationship.
He then proceeds to describe the situation from the mothers perspective as she is not at ease with her daughter carrying such a burden for the rest if her life with her boyfriend.
In this short yet effective adventure, the author shows us the importance of
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The themes that we find in Boesman and lena are self-hatred, shame, abuse, racial segregation, racism, poverty, homelessness and hardships. These themes tells us more about the main idea of the play. Themes of Boesman and lena are expressed by the motifs and the symbols that we also find in the play. The symbols that we find in the play are barefoot, faded maroon blouse, heavily burdened, mudflats, corrugated iron and scrap metal, shapeless grey trouser and grey colour. We also have the motifs in the play struggle, oppression and inequality. The motifs and the symbols in the play expresses the themes. This essay will discuss the themes in the ordered manner as mentioned above firstly and
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History assessment Wibke Czekalla
I was a soldier in World War I. Fighting at the front has changed my life. I lost many friends, but I also saw what the war was like. It was not just ‘‘Germany against the Allies’’, there were many other powers involved. I do not want to defend what the Germans did, but we were often not much better.
When I first saw the treaty of Versailles I agreed to most of the points. However, there are a few points I want to criticize. Article 231 is an example of this. In some parts, it is surely right to give Germany the war guilt, but when one thinks about it, the beginning of the war was a chain reaction and Germany just did the first
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How Did This Happen?
Pain, fear, emotional scarring and death, all of those words can't even describe how
horrible and disgusting the Holocaust was. January 30th, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed to
Chancellor of Germany by President Hindenburg. This was the start of a long and dark 12 years.
Countless raids, attacks, moving and mass killing millions of innocent people. Over 6,000,000
Jews and other people including Polish citizens, Soviet citizens, Gypsies, homosexuals, and
disabled/handicapped people. During the Holocaust, two thirds of all Jews in Europe were killed
and one third of the world's Jewish population. The Holocaust is one of the most disturbing and
fearful parts of history
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Key Stage 3
· Use black ink or black ball-point pen. Draw diagrams in pencil.
· Fill in the boxes at the bottom of this page.
· Answer all questions.
· You must answer the questions in the space provided. Do not write outside
the box around each page or on blank pages.
· Do all rough work in this book. Cross through any work that you do
not want to be marked.
· In all calculations, show clearly how you work out your answer.
· The marks for questions are shown in brackets.
· The maximum mark for this paper is 60.
· You may ask for more answer paper, graph paper and tracing paper.
These must be tagged
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Napoleon in Europa: Besatzung oder Befreiung?
“Der Export der Revolution nach Europa war und blieb ein ambivalentes Unterfangen das stets zwischen Besatzung und Befreigung oszillierte.”
Napoleons Machteingreif in Europa kann man weder als eindeutige Besatzung noch als eindeutige Befreiung bezeichnen.
Es gab Vorteile zum Geschehen, jedoch war es ins Gesammt weit entfernt von einer Befreiung.
Napoleon wollte ein geeinigtes Europa, etwas wie die Europäische Union heututage, also gleiche Währung und einheitliche MaSSe, für die Napoleon zu bedanken ist.
Das Ziel war ein grosses Staat mit der Hauptstadt in Paris, wobei Import und Export vereinfacht wären und bei Kriegen ein Bündniss.
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I caught sight of my three friends waiting for me at the lockers. Brittaney, Kelly and Sophia. Simultaneously they turned around and smiled. Their smiles shining almost as brightly as their platinum blonde hair. “Hey Sascha!” “Hey guys!” I called back. “Oh my god girl, we were just talking about the stupid English assignment Miss Leddilsby set us.” Kelly sniped. “She is the worst teacher ever” agreed Sophia. Oh no, I actually like Miss Leddilsby.
I swallowed hard and nodded meekly. Just then, the bell rung. Thank goodness. As we entered the history classroom together Brittaney got this evil grin on her face. “Yo guys!” she whispered-shouted. “What?” asked Sophia. Brittaney paused
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MMR Vaccine and Autism
The study would analyze children with autism spectrum disorder that are picked through matching birth year and sex. The diagnosis of ASD would be confirmed through physical in-person evaluations. They would be questioned whether or not they’ve vaccinated their children and if so, they would also be asked if their ASD was caused by vaccinations. The dates of the vaccinations would be analyzed to find correlations. Other major factors that cause an increased risk of ASD are parental age, pregnancy and birth complications such as premature birth, low birth weight, and multiple pregnancies at the same time, and genetic predisposition. So the parents would be asked several
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Global Trade Operations
Assessment 1 - Port Cities: Dubai
Tutorial: Wednesday 9:30am
Word count: 2019
The report will be discussing the Global Port City of Dubai, looking at Port Rashid and Jebel Ali
Port. Over the past 25 years, Dubai’s economy has grown extraordinarily by investing heavily in
port and allowed container quantities to grow. The first section of the report will cover the history
of the two main ports. I will explain how they have grown over the past few years to help the
economy of Dubai and set high standards for other ports around the world.
The second part of the report will examine the comparative and competitive advantages
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To be an American means to have privileges, rights, and freedom. America isn’t perfect, but it is one of the only countries that have rights given to people of different diversities and gender. America does not have tremendous poverty. Instead we have choices given to us by the people who have fought and died for the American people. Without the patriots who planted the first seed in the ground and help plant the American nation we live in now who knows what America would be like now. Some may argue an American is an individual who has papers, while others argue you don’t need papers to be an American.
One of the most important and well-known facts about America is freedom. We are
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In each song, discuss the qualities of a hero that are shown.
I'm just a step away/ I'm just a breath away/ Losin' my faith today/
(Fallin' off the edge today)/ I am just a man/ Not a superman/ (I'm not superhuman)
Someone save me from the hate/ It's just another war/ Just another family torn/
(Falling from my faith today) Just a step from the edge/
Just another day in the world we live
CHORUS: I need a hero to save me now/ I need a hero (save me now)
I need a hero to save my life/ A hero'll save me (just in time)
I've gotta fight today/ To live another day/ Speakin' my mind today/
(My voice will be heard today)/ I've gotta make a stand/ But I am just a man/
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May 9, 2017
Shakespeare has become an iconic figure and focal point for an excessive period in many high school English classes. He is one of the biggest topics in English class, and one of the most dreaded subjects for students. The reason being, William Shakespeare is overemphasized and mishandled in modern day education.
I believe a huge reason some students end up disliking Shakespeare is because they may dislike playing a role or acting in class. Teachers commonly force students out of their comfort zones and force them to participate in something they are uncomfortable with or just don’t like doing. High school students are at a stressful point in
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Issues in Law Enforcement Final
The Ferguson Effect
Over the past few years, law enforcement in the United States has become under intense examination from the public for deadly force incidents on unarmed black civilians. On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was fatally shot by Officer Daren Wilson in Ferguson, MO. This incident sparked weeks of civil unrest in Ferguson, a Department of Justice investigation into the police department's practices, protests throughout the United States, and enormous coverage by the media (Nix & Pickett, 2017, p. 25) Eventually, Officer Wilson was cleared of federal wrongdoing. This angered a lot of people, not just those in Ferguson