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  • The Colony of Maryland - 389 Words
    The colony of Maryland is a very unique colony in many different ways. The colony was formed in 1634 by two hundred emigrants, mostly Roman Catholics. With the founding of Maryland came the first permanent proprietary government of America, that is, a government by a lord proprietor, who, holding his authority by virtue of a royal charter, nevertheless exercised that authority almost as an independent sovereign. Maryland is surrounded by the three colonies Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware...
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  • Baltimore Maryland Industry Analysis
     Baltimore Region Analysis Prepared by: March 3rd, 2014 International Business Strategy EXECUTIVE SUMMARY After discussing and identifying industries in Baltimore region for our project analysis, we chose higher education and healthcare as the industries for our analysis. As both of these industries are prominent worldwide with dynamic synergy and strategic alliances between the two, we felt higher education and...
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  • Public Transportation in Maryland - 789 Words
    Ja’Lin Shorter English 1010T CSM Transportation In Charles County, Maryland, there is limited transportation for residents. The transportation that is provided is inefficient and time consuming. Students with physical disabilities, visual impairment, or students who are financially unstable are missing classes or being forced to drop classes as a result. A family friend...
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  • The Chesapeake Bay and Tourism on the Eastern Shore of Maryland
    RUNNING HEAD: THE CHESAPEAKE BAY The Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Tourism on the Eastern Shore of Maryland Angela Cotton Chesapeake College The Eastern Shore of Maryland is one of the most beautiful places, not only on the East Coast, but in the United States. Given this fact, which most of the locals are painfully aware of, it only makes that the Eastern Shore receives thousands of visitors throughout the year every year. One must wonder however, what exactly it is that brings all of...
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  • Honors Program Essay - 723 Words
    Malcolm Anomnachi UMES ID#: 1194723 Aundra C. Roberts, B.A. Program Coordinator The Honors Program/General Studies University of Maryland Eastern Shore Richard Hazel Hall Suite 2051 11868 Academic Oval Princess Anne, MD 21853 My Goals and Academic Interests There is a slogan in my country that says “A fool at forty is fool forever”; this could be explained to be an assumed concept that one who hasn’t realized his purpose or potential in life by the optimum time of his life...
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  • Southern Colonies Religion - 1355 Words
    Southern Colonies Religion | Southern Colonies claimed to have religious freedom but that tended to be a superficial idea. In these colonies Anglican faith was the most predominate. Anglican included Presbyterian and Baptist. While Protestants were somewhat tolerated most were Anglican. They didn’t really consider Native Americans and slaves religion to be an actual religion. Several people tried to convert slaves and Native Americans to their religion. When slaves began to give in...
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  • Baltimore, 1730 – 1830: Location of Opportunity
    The Chesapeake Bay was explored in 1609 by Captain John Smith. By the mid-seventeenth century the area now known as Maryland was organized as a colony. The region’s economy revolved around growing and exporting tobacco. Since tobacco was typically produced on large plantations that were virtually self-sustaining, this economic system did not require towns or infrastructure beyond the unimproved roadways needed to move the product from the plantation to the nearest shoreline for loading...
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  • Reasons Behind Colonial Settlements in North America
    As a whole, I believe economic development had a larger impact on colonial settlement than religious concerns, but this varies with the individual colonies. Each colony had something different to offer England and a different motive for settling. New England came about because the Puritans and Separatists wanted a place to worship free the original Church of England. Virginia, on the other hand, was established at first as a trade colony and base for gold and precious metal expeditions. The...
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  • Network Design Proposal - 500 Words
    Situation in which the Project Exists: This proposal is for a data communication network to serve the Maryland public education system. The Maryland legislature recently approved funding sufficient to pay for the development of this proposal. Pending proposal acceptance by the Maryland State Public Education Office of Technology (a department within the state Office of Education), funding will be sought to implement the proposal. Network Scope: The proposed network is designed to serve the...
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  • Assignment 1 Getting Started ITEC 20
    ITEC 201- Assignment 1: Getting Started Name: ________________________________ The objective of this assignment is to further introduce us to the some of the themes of the course and to start collecting basic information. Please be sure to take your time with the answers and support your conclusions. To receive full credit, please cite your sources where appropriate (this will help you later on). Due: see note on Blackboard. 1. What areas comprise the Baltimore Metropolitan area? 2....
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  • Group Homes - 680 Words
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2nd Chances is a nonprofit agency that will provide housing, education, employment, training and sobriety tools to women who are homeless( due to mental health, domestic violence or substance abuse), transitioning from incarceration to becoming productive citizens in the Baltimore, MD area. It is the goal of 2nd Chances to form partnerships with local government, Department of Social Services, Maryland State Department of Corrections and Court System and Maryland State Pardon...
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  • CLC Purple Team PPT
    Community Assessment and Analysis Presentation CLC Project NRS-427V December 2014 Purple Group johnnny Yulia Kuznetsova Serina Markham Miriam Mathew Monae Preston Lillian Rebert Zeyneb Yesuf Interview Summary Roles and Experiences of Provider  Senior director  Directing, organizing, coordinating and evaluating community health care Community Services Provided at the Health Center  Primary medical care  Laboratory work  Pharmacy services  Post-hospital discharges follow up...
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  • The Organization of Public Health - 602 Words
    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Baltimore City Health Department This is the state that I was raised in so I figured it will be neat to learn about my hometown health department. The Maryland mission statement is very clear to promote health equity for all Maryland citizens, the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) works to focus the Department’s resources on eliminating health disparities through assessment of the health status of all populations,...
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  • Letter of Recommendation for an Award - 310 Words
    Aubrey Giles ACES, LLC 11052 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20850 September 28, 2009 Heather Rhamsburg Director of Human Resources ACES, LLC. Rockville, MD, USA 20850 Dear Miss Rhamsburg; I am writing this letter of recommendation in support of Elaine Keegan’s nomination for the Founders Outstanding Employee Award. I have had the privilege of being Elaine’s supervisor for the past two years in the Data Security and Integrity Division. Over these two years Elaine has shown a...
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  • Runaway Slave Assignment - 909 Words
     Eighteenth-Century Runaway Slave Ads. May 14, 1785 a runaway Negro slave by the name of Billy, 23 escaped from St. Mary’s County, near the Queen tree. Dressed in a striped country cloth jacket and breeches, heading towards Prince George’s County. An eight dollar reward for capture and five pounds if out of state. Isaac 17, runaway Negro slave from New York October 27, 1763. Clothed in a lame manner. Reward 20 shillings, where about unknown. February 19, 1779. Abraham, a runaway Negro...
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  • Ben Carson Current Event
    Ben Carson’s Current Event Ben Carson has recently declared on May 3rd 2015 that he will make a run for the president position in the 2016 election. He is now taking a stand on current events and the most recent death of Freddie Gary in Baltimore, MD. The police officers who were accused of the cause of Gary’s death got some pretty hefty charges. Multiple officers were accused with 2nd degree murder and a handful of manslaughter charges as well. Carson took a stand on this event saying that the...
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  • I "Too" Have a Dream
    I Too Have A Dream by: Kiara Mayo I too have a dream, that one day the world will become a better place. This world of ours is full of pain and suffering. I dream that the people will see the thing in the world as the opposite word of absurd. I dream that homelessness and poverty will end. I dream that rapist will stop raping and murders will stop murdering and thefts will stop stealing and killers will stop killing. I too have a dream, for the USA. The USA one of the wealthiest countries...
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  • Sci 256 Biotic Components Paper
    Biotic Components Paper The Fertilizer Report: Concerns about the Chesapeake Watershed Tinques University of Phoenix SCI/256 Mr. Tinues November 17, 2011 Concerns about the Chesapeake Watershed The combinations of biotic and abiotic factors affect our ecosystems in a great number of ways. By definition, biotic factors are the living components in the environment, such as animals, fungus, plants, bacteria, etc. Therefore, abiotic factors are the...
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  • An Interview with a Small Business Owner
    Alan Davis: A Local Favorite After graduating college, my plan is to open up a small sporting goods store in my hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. When deciding who I wanted to interview, at the last minute I changed my mind and chose Alan Davis, owner of Princeton Sports and Goods in Columbia, Maryland. I chose to interview him because of his path he has traveled through life and the steps he has taken to be the best business owner he can be. He is resourceful and knowledgeable, and he is...
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  • In-Depth Audience - 1391 Words
    Strayer University MGT 505 Managerial and Business Communication Assignment #2 In-Depth Audience By DonAngelic T. Huff Presented To Dr. William A. Dewhurst, D.B.A., J.D. The Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce (PGCC) was founded in 1924; they are associated with businesses, and organizations with the inclusion of nonprofit organizations. According to The P.G. Chamber of Commerce (2013) they dedicate themselves to collaborating and providing leadership in policy that promotes...
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  • Business Proposal Persuasive Memo
    Katricia Williams March 15 2009 Persuasive Memo Rewrite Memo To: Donee Williams From: Katricia Williams Date: March 15 2009 Re: Persuasive Memo So you are about to graduate from High school and are beginning to look for a school that is right for you. Well ask yourself this question “What about Morgan State University?” This a school that prides itself in being one of the most prestige schools in the state of Maryland. MSU is located in Baltimore city on the border of Towson....
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  • Early 19th century social economy
    Week 8 Essay The biggest factor in the changing economic and social economy for the north and the south was slavery. The south had many plantations, which were the main source of income for the southerners. Their main crop was cotton and tobacco. The southerners heavily relied on slave labor to harvest their fields. The north consisted of mostly traders and manufacturers. They believed that slavery was wrong and relied on American workers to work in the factories and businesses. However,...
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  • A Comparison between New England Colony and Chesapeake Bay Colony
    In 1607 the first British colony was founded in North America and settled in Maryland and Virginia. This colony, known as the Chesapeake Bay colony, was colonized and settled by the English men of Anglican Church beliefs. Later in 1630 a wave of English men, women and children settled in the areas of Main, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island , Connecticut and Vermont who were all believers of Puritanism. This colony was named the New England colony. In spite of both colonies being...
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  • PAD 505 1 - 1729 Words
     Part 1: The Operating Budget for the State Department of Education Strayer University PAD 505- Public Budgeting and Finance Operating Budget for the State Department of Education As a budgeting and finance administrator for the State of Maryland Department of Education, I will be analyzing, examining, proposing, and preparing the Department of Education’s budget for the next five years. I will first give an introduction by providing background information about the...
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  • mass production - 776 Words
    Mass Production During the 1920’s, the United States industries and large businesses prospered greatly. Companies began to manufacture large quantities of their products using machines and a process known as the assembly line. This knew method was known as mass production. Mass production opened up many jobs for all types of people. For the first time women, immigrants, and African Americans were accepted into the work force. This time period marked a major change for women. It was found that...
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  • Stephen Douglas - 611 Words
    Douglas’s argument was “Our fathers, when they framed the government under which we live, understood this question just as well, and even better, than we do now.” Lincoln had decided to use that argument throughout his entire debate. One way Lincoln demolished Douglas’s debate was by simply stating that the of the frame of government they lived under must be “The Constitution of the United States.” The reason being, the Constitution consists of amendments being framed. And those “thirty-nine”...
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  • John Hopkins Wiki - 1292 Words
    Johns Hopkins (May 19, 1795[2] – December 24, 1873) was an American entrepreneur, abolitionist and philanthropist of 19th-century Baltimore, Maryland. His bequests founded numerous institutions bearing his name, including Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. A biography entitled Johns Hopkins: A Silhouette written by his cousin, Helen Hopkins Thom, was published...
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  • The Life of Piiiiiii - 615 Words
    “Lincoln” 1) The theme of “Lincoln” is that slavery is the cause of separation in America. By passing the 13 amendment, the Confederates would join the Union and the Civil war would cease. 2) During Lincoln’s presidency, there were many differences to the marvel world. The differences came from the areas of society and education. During the 1860’s, women were considered feeble, weak, and deficient when compared to a man. Their main job was to take care of their families. Much of the...
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  • Longshore Drift between Muriwai Beach and Maori Bay
    Research purpose : How does longshore drift operate and what phenomena influence longshore drift.l; The Muriwai coastal environment is located 40KM NW of Auckland on Tasman sea coast , west coast of North island. How longshore drift operate and what phenomena affect longshore drift at Muriwai beach: The fetch of the Muriwai coastal environment is the Tasman sea. The stretch of Tasman sea over the wind blow created the fetch and the strength of the fetch and wind determine the...
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  • Discuss the Relationship Between Lincoln's Goals of Preserving the Union and Freeing the Slaves.
    DBQ Civil War Essay In the time period of 1862 to 1865, when Lincoln takes office in March 4th to his assassination, the United States was dealing with the issues of preserving the Union. In determining whether Lincoln’s goals to preserve the Union by freeing the slaves, one must assess the knowledge of their relationship. Politically, President Lincoln tried to convince the political groups that abolishing slavery would help preserve the Union; intellectually, he gave the idea of ending...
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  • Speed Cameras - 985 Words
    Speed Cameras and Their Effectiveness Edward Anderson COMM/215 March 20, 2013 Dr. Sawyer Speed cameras in the Washington, D.C. metro area are becoming more common every day. Speed cameras in our area are providing added wealth to the communities in which they are placed. Speed cameras are located mostly in school zones and high traffic areas. Most important is the effectiveness speed cameras have on our daily commute; from drivers pressing on their brakes for cameras, to allowing...
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  • Where Should We Go for Summer Vacation
    Where should we go for end of summer trip? Vacations were never something I took. I remember as a child my family took two vacations one was a trip to Hershey Park and the other was a trip to King’s Dominion Virginia. I remember that trip to Hershey Park really well because I really enjoyed it. We took the tour of the factory, and it smelled absolutely yummy. The other vacation was a week’s trip to King’s Dominion; yes it was still called that back then. We left King’s Dominion, and went...
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  • Chesapeake Bay - 623 Words
    Chesapeake Bay The Chesapeake Bay is murky. It is polluted by chemicals and litter pollution. As the community that lives in the watershed, we must clean up the pollution and to stand up to the pollution and making it stop. The bays water quality has deteriorated and dropped significantly because of the pollution. Special species have disappeared because of all of the pollution. In my opinion, the Bay’s water quality would improve if everyone participated in a water clean-up and prevented...
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  • Career Options - 1164 Words
    I believe that there are numerous career choices with a business administration degree, one of which is teaching. I am presently enjoying being employed as a teacher. I would like to explore both careers and make a decision as to which career path best suits my personality, lifestyle, and passions. There is a vast array of careers that can be pursued with a business administration degree. The career paths that have fascinated me the most are business manager, business analyst, human...
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    ABRAHAM LINCOLN VS. FREEING SLAVERY Lincoln wanted to abolish slavery and for everyone to come together and unite as one nation while on this land. In the time period of 1862 to 1865, when Lincoln takes office in March 4th to his assassination, the United States was dealing with the issues of preserving the Union. In determining whether Lincoln’s goals to preserve the Union by freeing the slaves, one must assess the knowledge of their relationship. Politically, President Lincoln...
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  • Framing - 318 Words
    Nicole Tatro 1 Nicole Tatro 2/1/11 Morgan Paper Dr. Bellows “Slavery and Freedom: the American Paradox” Morgan starts off his paper with a strong statement about how colonial historians have ignored slavery and treated slavery as an exception. He wants our generation and future generations to realize just how much slavery played a part in American history. His thesis is that we have a paradox, and that paradox is that America wouldn’t have liberty and equality without slavery. Morgan...
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  • Chesapeake vs. Mass Bay
    Brianna Boyle Chesapeake vs. Massachusetts Bay Colony Massachusetts Bay (New England) and Chesapeake colonies were both the foundation for the economic and social influences in America. However, their differences are far more numerous then the commonalities. Where the Massachusetts Bay Colony was formed primarily for religious purposes, the Chesapeake Colony was formed for profit. This one difference had an extensive effect when related to the life of each colony in the new world. The...
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  • Emancipation Proclamation - 194 Words
    Emancipation Proclamation By: Darius Kingsley Lincoln’s Position on Slavery Slavery was “an unqualified evil to the negro, the white man, and the State”. Lincoln declared that he had “no purpose, directly, or indirectly, to interfere with slavery in the States where it exists.” Move towards Proclamation Most republicans had become convinced by 1862 that the war against a slaveholder’s rebellion must become a war against slavery itself, and they put increasing pressure on Lincoln to proclaim...
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  • Article on "Slavery and Freedom: the American Paradox"
    Article on “Slavery and Freedom: The American Paradox” Edmond S. Morgan’s article, “Slavery and Freedom: The American Paradox,” brings across an eye opening thought to America and why we are allotted the rights we have as citizens. He express’ a feeling of gratitude to the people of the period for what they had to give up or take on. Edmond S. Morgan’s article tells that slavery is part of America’s dark history but without it we would not be truly free citizens. The author of the article...
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  • hello - 450 Words
     Vanessa Blanco 9-16-13 1st hour Comparison Essay Contrasting the North and South The North and South emerged as two distinct regions because they had various differences include the geography, climate, economy,...
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  • Convocation: Better and Dr. Wilson
    Convocation 2012 Response Paper Quam Onigbanjo As students poured inside of the auditorium, and the Morgan State alumni and faculty made their entrance, the first convocation of the 2012 school year began. The air was filled with peaceful music from the choir, as well as buzz of noise from the crowd. The aisles and staircases were packed with students trying to get seated near their friends. After most of the students were situated and the choir stopped singing, Dr. David Wilson began his...
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  • The Growth of the Chesapeake and Barbadian Colonies
    Angela Young Professor Kelly Hopkins History 1377 June 18, 2012 The Growth the Chesapeake and Barbadian Colonies Many great examples of how pioneers blazed trails and discovered unchartered territories outline the fabric of American history. We put a man on the moon in the sixties and discovered cures for some of our modern diseases. These are valuable accomplishments, but there is another that is just as significant in the course of American history; the colonization of our nation....
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  • Sample Introduction - 288 Words
     Sample Introduction Good Afternoon. My name is Joe Dane ; you can call me Mr. Dane. I am a representative of Morgan State University (MSU). I am here to present to you what our prestigious school of higher learning has to offer for potential students like you. Here at MSU, we are a coeducational institution, located in a residential section of Baltimore, Maryland. We are founding members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). Morgan State is a historically black university,...
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  • Apush - 856 Words
    DBQ Essay Chesapeake Colonies vs. New England Colonies The English had no desire to colonize the new world prior to defeating the Spanish Armada. However, once they defeated the Spanish in 1588, thus ending Spanish colonization, the English became the rulers of the Atlantic and a newly found patriotism flourished in England. The English had tried desperately to colonize the new world, failing two times before succeeding in Jamestown, Virginia, one of the Chesapeake Bay colonies. The northern...
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  • Rob Heaney dbq 11 3
    Robert Heaney Mr.Russo APUSH 11/3/14 DBQ Assignment During the period starting in 1820 and ending in 1860, when the United States was divided by sectionalism. During this time, the United States was faced with many issues that could only be formed through creating a compromise that was fair for all parties involved. The nation found it impossible to compromise due to differences in opinion, political views, political parties and other factors. One of the...
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  • The 13th Amendment - 575 Words
    In 1865 a new amendment was passed, becoming the thirteenth amendment to The Constitution. This amendment pertained to slavery and making it illegal to own slaves. This amendment was passed by Abraham Lincoln while he was in office. The thirteenth amendment was one of three very important ones passed after the civil war. This amendment is regarded as one of the most important amendments to date. It is very easy to see how this could be a result of the Civil War, which was fought over...
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  • Lincoln - 284 Words
    Was Lincoln's decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation a moral or a political decision? Provide a thorough explanation that shows you understand what was going on both politically and socially during this time. This must be a minimum of 75 words. I think that Abraham Lincolns proclamation of emancipation is both moral and political. It was a moral idea because Lincoln thinks that no man should be a slave because it’s not morally correct. I think that the political aspect is him trying...
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  • Ig Moving To A Smart City En Xg
    State of the Market: The Internet of Things 2015 MOVING TO A SMARTER CITY The Internet of Things (IoT) can help address many of the most pressing problems facing towns and cities today, from congestion and energy use to public safety. PERFECT SENSE 148M ENERGY EFFICIENCY 75% of the world’s energy consumption comes from cities2. With smart building energy management, cities like Charlotte, NC have cut total energy use by 8.4% and GHG emissions by 20%3. Americans live in areas with unhealthy...
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  • Abraham Lincoln's Political and Moral Slavery Dilemma
    Jared Varley Dr. Morgan HST 390 24 September 2012 Abraham Lincoln’s Political and Moral Slavery Dilemma The sixteenth President of the United States of America, the Great Emancipator, Abraham Lincoln casts quite a historical shadow over any other competing figure. Lincoln was brought into the world on February 12th, 1809 to an incredibly modest upbringing in which he would mold himself into a successful lawyer and later a politician. Abraham received little formal education during his...
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  • 1800s North and South - 352 Words
    The Antebellum period occurred in the United States just before the Civil War. The United States was becoming a successful nation. The country lead in cotton producing and had developed several industries, which in the future, surpasses that of European nations. Prior to the Civil War, the North and South had many differences that helped shape the antebellum period. The north was very successful because the economy was based on manufacturing. The north could not have farms because the soil...
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  • My Role Model in My Life
    My Role Model in My Life. Everyone has a role model in their lives. They could be our parent, friend, teacher, or even an author of a book. For me, my role model is a president, his name is Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln became 16th President of the United States in 1860. He born in February 12, 1809 and pass away in April 15, 1865. Abraham Lincoln had good leadership and that is why he became the president of the United State. Beside leadership skills, He had very good determination to...
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  • Mary A Swanagan Higher Education Unit 2
     Maryland State Higher Education Conditions Mary A. Swanagan Kaplan University HE510: Foundations of Higher Education Professor Heather Scott April 1st, 2014 Maryland State Higher Education Conditions For this assignment I chose the state of Maryland to research higher education conditions and according to the report of the ‘Higher Education Transition Work Group’,” the state of Maryland enjoys one of the finest systems of higher education in the nation. In order for the state to...
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  • Abraham Lincoln and Slavery - 972 Words
    Abraham Lincoln and Slavery What did Abraham Lincoln do and think regarding slavery during the Civil War? In Abraham's First Inaugural Address he states "I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so."" (Pg 53-54) Lincoln did not want the South to be afraid of his Republican...
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  • Sectional Crisis Leading to the Civil War
    When Abraham Lincoln gave his Cooper Union Address it is doubtful that he knew its impact on the country and ultimately the future of the Union. In his Cooper Union Address, future president Abraham Lincoln thoroughly rebuked the southern Democrats Stephen A. Douglas' statements about the Republicans' slavery stance by using not only the oppositions wording against them, he supported his arguments with true examples sited from the signatories of the Constitution and their past voting record,...
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  • Differences in Chesapeake and New England Colonies
    Before the 1700's the New England and Chesapeake regions were both largely settled by people of English origin. Slowly, they began to evolve into different societies. Fantasies of the New World had largely appealed to troubled England. English citizens traveled to the New World for religious, economic, and various other reasons. Though the settlers of the New England and Chesapeake regions were of English origin, each region soon evolved into distinct societies due to social, economic, and...
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  • US Catholscm Topic Essay 3
    Ken Pulmones Topic Essay 3 02/27/14 The family in charge for the establishment of Maryland was the Calverts. Primarily Roman Catholic, the Calvert’s at the onset did not establish the Maryland colony as an asylum or refuge for Catholics. Rather fist and foremost the colony was established as a commercial enterprise, with profit, not religion as the primary impulse. Cecil Calvert, who was in charge of colonization, made sure that religious tolerance as a key element in the Maryland...
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  • 1974 Us History Dbq
    1974 DBQ The Crittenden proposal, introduced by Senator John J. Crittenden, intended to end the United States succession process. The proposal failed because while the senator who represented the south supported it, the Republicans did not accept it. Since President-elect Abraham Lincoln was the leader of the Republicans, his strong opposition of it makes him partly responsible for its defeat. However, it wasn’t just Lincoln that led to the failure of the proposal; it was also due to the...
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  • WebQuest lesson plan - 1209 Words
    WebQuest Crab Crisis Retrieved from: http://www.aacps.org/aacps/boe/INSTR/CURR/comed/es/webquest/CrabCrisis/indexcrabcrisis.htm Description of the lesson plan This is a 5th grade science lesson plan about Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. Students will explore the crab crisis and the shortage on the blue crab. An extensive lesson plan will cover topics discovering how organisms interact with each other and how environmental factors contribute to changes to the ecosystem. GEM's evaluation of the...
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  • Political Cartoon Review - 806 Words
    Michelle Stockton Professor Riggins History 120 27 March 2014 Political Cartoon Review The above cartoon was featured in 1856 in Punch magazine, located in London. The magazine itself was known for its wit. It featured comedy, satire, and cartoons based upon political and social issues. In their 1856 Vol. 31 issue, the above cartoon was featured and used to describe the state of war going on in America. The cartoon depicts a slave ripping a map of the United States in two, with a southern...
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  • History Reflection-Chesepeake - 729 Words
    Reflection #1 – Chesapeake The author states that the four events that shaped the development of the Virginia colony are the first shipment of tobacco in England, the establishment of a new governmental organization in 1619, the Indian uprising and massacre of 1622, and the census of 1624/25. I do agree with the author, these four events did in fact help shape the development of the Virginia colony. The distribution of tobacco was adopted by John Rolfe and his associates in 1612 from the...
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  • Not So Honest Abe
    Rice 1 Justin Rice Laura Gibson English 1302 23 January 2015 Not So Honest Abe In Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, Lincoln uses the rhetorical appeal logos to justify why the North and South were at war without pointing any of the blame at the North. He also uses rhetorical devices like diction, imagery and allusion to again explain why the North went to war without pointing any of the blame back at the North in turn. Lincoln uses, in many cases, logos to help justify why they...
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  • Final Exam - 844 Words
    Cybersecurity Katelyn Carol Winkler University of Maryland University College EDCP 100 October 14, 2012 Not only am I pursuing a Cybersecurity degree from the University of Maryland University College, but I am planning on making a lifetime career in this particular field, which means I am taking every opportunity possible to learn as much as I can about this career field, and frankly do so with serious passion and dedication. Cybersecurity is one of the few blossoming fields within the...
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  • Poem Analysis - 554 Words
    Under Fire Everyone’s been through tough times. Whether someone close passes away , or a parent loses a job, or a separation of a family, misfortunes happen to all. After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Walt Whitman, a poet and Abraham Lincoln fan, wrote “O Captain, My Captain,” an elegy, to express his grief of his beloved president’s passing. “Maryland, My Maryland,” however, expresses the author’s distaste in Union troops marching through Maryland, his home. Both authors use...
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