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  • Wilson, Woodrow

    Wilson, Woodrow Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States (1913-21), secured a legislative program of progressive domestic reform, guided his country during WORLD WAR I, and sought a peace settlement based on high moral principles, to be guaranteed by the LEAGUE OF NATIONS. Early Life a

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  • Frogs

    Frogs Frog is the common name for a species of amphibian that also includes toads. A very common question is "whats the difference between frogs and toads?" , the answer: none, except for the fact that toads lack the powerful legs that frogs have. "Where can frogs and toads be found?", one migh

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  • Bleeding Ireland and Black America

    Bleeding Ireland and Black America Fall Road is deserted. Only a few dirt-caked, barefoot, Irishmen can be seen shivering in the adjacent park. We walk past the Catholic neighborhoods knowing, at any moment, buildings might explode and automatic weapon fire could lacerate the air on every side of

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  • Racism Today

    Racism Today "...Everybody jumped on him, beat the hell out of him... Everybody was hitting him or kicking him. One guy was kicking at his spine. Another guy hitting on the side of the face... He was unconscious. He was bleeding. Everybody had blood on their forearms. We ran back up the hill

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  • Bugged

    Bugged In our high tech world, what was once a complicated electronic task is no longer such a big deal. I'm talking about "bugging". No, I don't mean annoying people; I mean planting electronic listening devices for the purpose of eavesdropping. Bugging an office is a relatively simple pro

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  • The Future of Computer Crime in America

    The Future of Computer Crime in America Sociology Research Paper Sociology per. #2 10/8/96 Sociology Topics: Future Society Social Change Social and Environmental Issues Deviant Behavior Crime/Corrections Name: Brandon Robinson Period: # 2

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  • Chinese Occupation of Tibet

    Chinese Occupation of Tibet I believe that Chinese occupation in Tibet is a tragedy that should be delt with before a total genocide of the Tibetan cultures occurs. This is a very serious topic that has been avoided since the late 1940's. Chinese occupation in Tibet is one of the great tragedie

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  • The Hutu Tribe

    The Hutu Tribe The culture of the Hutu and Tutsi tribes of Rwanda, Africa interests me for many reasons. One reason is that they are so diverse from our American way of life. Another reason is that I have heard a little bit about them in the news and by talking to people. This sparked my inter

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  • The Media and the Fear of Victimization

    The Media and the Fear of Victimization Tonight's presenter spoke on the images of crime that are presented on television and the media and how they affect the public perception on being victimized. She gave examples of how the media has the tendency to often blow up a situation so as to m

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  • Economic and Monetary Union of Europe

    Economic and Monetary Union of Europe The main reason for creating a European Market was the growing international competitiveness. In the mid of the eighties the European countries recognized that in the long run the national economies alone won't be able to compete against countries like the US

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  • Foreign Aid

    Foreign Aid There are two words that many politicians like to shy away , and those two words are, "foreign aid." Taking a firm stand on either side of this topic is usually side stepped by decision makers. Their opinions are usually based on a case by case analysis. This extremely controv

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  • Germany

    Germany On October 3, 1990, the states of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) shed their last ties to their Soviet created structure and joined the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany). The 23rd article of West Germany's 1949 constitution, the Basic Law, had been drafted specific

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  • Monetary/Fiscal Policy

    Monetary/Fiscal Policy Government monetary and fiscal policies change all the time. These policies are installed or fixed for the betterment of trade, inflation, unemployment, the budget, or many other economic factors. In my opinion, it seems like two people have the majority of the control when

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  • Society's Influence on the American Dream

    Society's Influence on the American Dream "Do as most do, and men will speak well of thee." [Thomas Fuller (1654-1734):Gnomologia] Men have a dream to improve their lives and better their social status but each man does not realize that he pursues this dream in hopes of pleasing others and not fo

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  • The Question of Equality

    The Question of Equality Equality is the fundamental demand of the rebellion of the poor: it should be the ideological force behind the new society. How this egalitarian demand is understood is crucial to the distinction between the Democratic Revolution and the Marxist-Jacobin Revolution. The

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  • Diplomacy at Work

    Diplomacy at Work In today's world political society, the use of diplomacy is a tool that allows countries to work out their differences in an attempt to avoid war. Diplomacy is often one of the last steps taken by two nations before a war begins or even during a war to stop a conflict. A terrif

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  • Creative Writing: My Summer Off

    Creative Writing: My Summer Off Memory can be so fickle. Like some great book that is slowly loosing its pages, you begin with an entire novel full of details and descriptions and, if you're not careful, you end up with nothing more than the cover and the brief synopsis on the back page. My nov

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  • Society's Problems and My Role in Helping It

    Society's Problems and My Role In Helping It Is helping solve the problems of society everyone's job, or no one's job. What role would you hope to play, based on your interests and developing skills, in the solution of one or more specific problems? As the problems in society arise, it is the dut

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  • Role of Government Intervention in Environmental Issues

    Role of Government Intervention in Environmental Issues In environmental cases, a policy framework is sometimes more effective when there is less government intervention. As the level of government intervention diminishes, this allows more flexibility for corporations to achieve efficie

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  • 1984

    1984 I think that today's society is a "half version" of George Owell's novel, 1984, in some ways it is similar and in others, uniquely different. The closest we come today to a "Big Brother" is the mob. The people are also controlled by watchful security cameras and subliminal messages. However,

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  • Animal Farm - Paper 48

    Animal Farm George Orwell's novel, Animal Farm, is a deceitfully simple story about a group of farm animals who, tired of toiling for the benefit of humans, rebel and create their own way of life only to find themselves, several years later, toiling for the benefit of one of their own kind, the p

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  • Machiavelli's View of Human Nature

    Machiavelli's View of Human Nature In The Prince Niccolo Machiavelli presents a view of governing a state that is drastically different from that of humanists of his time. Machiavelli believes the ruling Prince should be the sole authority determining every aspect of the state and put in eff

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  • Jonathan's Swift's Real Argument

    Jonathan's Swift's Real Argument God only knows from whence came Freud's theory of penis envy, but one of his more tame theories, that of "reverse psychology", may have its roots in the satire of the late Jonathan Swift. I do not mean to assert that Swift employed or was at all familiar with tha

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  • The Role of Citizen Political Participation in Hong Kong and Singapore

    The Role of Citizen Political Participation in Hong Kong and Singapore Both Hong Kong and Singapore are city states that traditionally have lacked broad political participation, instead political decisions were left up to a small group of leaders. Historical factors were critical in determ

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  • The Grange

    The Grange The Grange was the first major farm organization and began in the 1860's. This organization was created mostly as a social and self-help association not originally an organization of protest. During the depression of 1873, this group of bonded friends, became an "agency for political

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  • The Reign of Edward Vi

    The Reign of Edward VI The reign of Edward VI saw great religious upheaval from a Protestant religion that was Catholic in nature to a more clearly defined and radical quasi-Calvinism. In that sense religious policy hardened. But the policies and ideal never became deeply entrenched and ac

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  • The Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion Mike Klenosky 11/24/96 AP History per. 4 Ms. Valentino On August 1, 1794, President George Washington was once again leading troops. Only this time Washington was not striking out against the British but rather against fellow Americans. The o

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  • Evironmental Law: Enforcement Measures and Effectiveness

    Evironmental Law: Enforcement Measures and Effectiveness Pollution, why is it still running rampant in our environment today ? Are there no laws to control or stop it ? In regards to these questions, Canada has a great many laws to stop and regulate pollution. But despite this, why is it stil

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  • The Insanity Plea by Winslad and Ross: Summary

    The Insanity Plea by Winslad and Ross: Summary The Insanity Plea is a book about the Uses & Abuses of the Insanity Defense in various cases. The book is by William J. Winslade and Judith Wilson Ross. In this report, I will basically summarize the book and tell you different ways people have used

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  • The Constitution

    The Constitution The Constitution of the United States was written as a set of rules for this country. Many of the "rules" have helped the country stay in order, but a great many have been abused and taken out of context. Three provisions in the Constitution that are important to my individu

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