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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates - Introduction to Bill Gates Bill Gates was born on October 28th, 1995 in Seattle, Washington. He attended Harvard University in the years 1973-1975. Gates has a family of his own; he is married to Melinda French and they have three children together. William Henry Gates II who is an attorney and Mary Maxwell who is a teacher are the parents of Bill Gates. In 1975 he cofounded the Microsoft Corporation, built his software company into one of the most successful businesses in the world, and established himself in the process as one of the world’s wealthiest men....   [tags: multibillionaires that changed the world] 1896 words
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What is the Bill of Rights? - The Bill of Rights Essay “Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others.I do not add ‘within the limits of the law because law is often but the tyrant's’ will,and always so when it violates the rights of the individual” -Thomas Jefferson. The Constitution was created because of the ineffectiveness of the Articles of Confederation did not simply protecting the rights of the people which the Founding Fathers was concerned about....   [tags: constitution, freedom, privacy] 1433 words
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The History of Bill Gates and Microsoft - William Henry Gates III, or more commonly known as Bill Gates, was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He began to show an interest in technology at the age of 13, creating a software program to play tic-tac-toe. Over time, he and his partner Paul Allen built the world’s largest software business, Microsoft. With Microsoft’s great success, Bill Gates turned out to be one of the richest men in the world. In February 2014, Bill Gates decided to step down as the chairman of Microsoft. Microsoft started off as a small computer company with only 25 workers and a small office....   [tags: technology, software, IBM]
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Bill Wilson and Alcoholics Anonymus - Alcoholics anonymous is a voluntary self-help society started by Bill W and Dr. Bob Smith whose members represented different sections of society and who have a common problem of addiction to alcohol. It can also be considered as a social movement which worked on a menace that society was staggered with and which used unconventional methods to treat this plague. Addiction to Alcohol can be termed as a “Plague” as the medical professionals considered it to be a disease which was apparently treated in hospitals along with psychiatric help and isolation....   [tags: helf for ethylic substance abuse]
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The Clinton Health Plan - The Clinton Health Plan The health care situation in the United States is in dire need of a change. The United States spends more money on health care per individual than any other nation in the world (14%of its GNP in 1991), and that amount is quickly rising. Virtually everyone, from doctors to politicians, recognize the unwieldy situation of health care in America, and realize that something must be done. In order to attempt to correct the failures of the current health care situation, one must understand the problems that led to the deterioration of the health care system....   [tags: Research Term Papers Essays] 1753 words
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The Origins of the Bill of Rights - Unlike the first four amendments, the Fifth and Sixth Amendment is constructed of numerous parts. The First Amendment also contained several aspects, but is centered on protecting freedom of expression, and government interference in the right of conscience. Both the Fifth and Sixth Amendments are designed to protect the rights of a person accused of committing a crime, however the Fifth Amendment includes a clause concerning eminent domain. Many of the aspects of both Fifth and Sixth Amendments have direct ties to tyrannical practices of the British during Colonial rule, just as the other amendments in the Bill of Rights....   [tags: British Tyranny, Fifth and Sixth Amendments] 1431 words
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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are two very important men in the world of technology. Both men had the vision of what a computer and computer languages might be able to advance into. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates both worked/work for exceptionally important companies. Bill Gates is still alive, but sadly Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011. Steve Jobs’ complete name was Steven Paul Jobs. He was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California. He was raised into an adoptive family....   [tags: technology, apple, microsoft]
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Retrospective Operation of the Bill - Publications (Immigration Issues) Bill 2014 (Cth) Issue I. Issue Does the government have the right to implement a Bill that operates retrospectively. If this occurs, many people, especially journalists and media companies, would likely be charged and arrested, even though their work could have been written up to two years ago, since under the Bill that is proposed to operate retrospectively, publications made in the last two years come under scrutiny. II. Relevant Law (a) Statutory Analysis of the Bill If a modern approach of statutory interpretation was employed to construe this bill, the statutory principle of looking to the purpose of the government in writing the legislation would b...   [tags: Polyukhovich v Commonwealth] 1305 words
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Liberty and The Bill of Rights - ... Due to the colonial experience with Great Britain imposing restrictions on people's rights, the founders of this nation were suspicious of the government's rise to tyranny, thus a limited government and popular sovereignty were important to them to avoid a monarchial system. To protect our freedoms, the framers created a government where power is derived from its people. John Locke's idea that people are born with natural rights of life, liberty, and property laid foundation to the democracy that lives on today....   [tags: U.S. constitution, religious freedom] 547 words
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‘Privacy and a Digital Bill of Rights?’ - The world as we know is moving towards a more digital life style, where nearly everything that we own has some sort of electronic component built in it and is able to connect to the Internet. Users are able to browse the web, shop online for their favourite items from stores around the world and post a status update from any of their devices anywhere any time twenty-four hours, seven days a week. On an estimate in just 60 seconds we transmit nearly 640 terabytes of IP data. A major contributor to that IP data is Google being at number one just trying to answer nearly 2 million search queries; coming in second is YouTube by streaming nearly 1.3 million videos and uploading 30 hours’ worth of...   [tags: Internet, Data, Hacking]
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Gun Control and the Bill of Rights - ... Many countries before us have tried to control guns and put strict laws and regulations or even banning them altogether. Soviet Russia banned weapons in 1929 and from 1929 to 1953 approximately 20 million unarmed protesters were gathered up and killed. The same thing happened in Turkey in 1915, Germany during the holocaust, China during the reign of Mao Zedong, and many other countries in the 20th century. Even in modern Germany, a nation with very strict laws about gun control, cannot stop from sociopaths from deciding one day to go out and kill a bunch of people....   [tags: george mason, firearms, guns] 706 words
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The Life of Bill Gates - The Life of Bill Gates William Henry Gates III, also known as Bill Gates, was born in Seattle, Washington, the 28th of October in 1955. Bill, the second child of three, grew up in an upper middle-class family. His parents, William H. Gates Sr., a lawyer, and Mary Maxwell, a schoolteacher, set a very affectionate and family-like atmosphere within their house. As he was brought up, he was encouraged greatly to strive for the best and to face competition in a headstrong fashion. When he was young, Bill developed a strong penchant to reading, although, he didn’t read just any type of books; he was mostly seen reading reference books, such as encyclopedias....   [tags: computer enthusiasts, microsoft] 1628 words
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Bill Gates Changed the World - Bill Gates Through his intelligence and excellent business skills, Bill Gates was able to change the world. As a technological genius he founded the worlds largest software company. He has also been extremely generous, donating more than thirty billion dollars as a philanthropist. He is, without a doubt a catalyst for change, tirelessly working to make the world a better place. Gates was born to the full name of William Henry Gates III on October 28th 1955 (Bellis). Gates was born to two sisters, Libby who is younger and Kristianne who is older....   [tags: genius, charity, computer] 1490 words
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The Bill of Rights and Equality - In the country of America, where freedom reigns it is almost incomprehensive that many citizens are being frowned upon for using their Bill of Rights given by the constitution. The lack of honoring the basic principles founded in the constitution and the rights of individualism is unacceptable. The lack of respect for every American’s unalienable rights is growing and it should not be tolerated. The first amendment of the United States Constitution grants an American citizen the freedom of speech (law.cornell.edu) John Locke wrote that every human is entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness....   [tags: first ammendment of the Constitution]
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Bill Gates Love of Computers - ... After their successful launch Microsoft went into turbo drive and released new versions every few years continuing windows 3.0 with Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP, Servers, Vista, 7, and the newest version Windows 8. While all these operating systems were being released Microsoft also created the Xbox, Xbox 360, Windows 7 and 8 phone, Microsoft Office 2001-2013, Microsoft security essentials, tablets, and program compiler software. By manufacturing all these products, other companies had to keep up to their pace, increasing the rate at which these products were enhanced....   [tags: charity, microsoft, programming]
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The Insurance Opt Out Bill - The biggest decision health care decision since Obamacare is taking effect this May. Public Act 182 of 2013, known as the “Rape Insurance Bill” or the “Insurance Opt Out Bill” was passed on December 11th, 2013 and has begun taking place this March. This bill requires a separate rider to be purchased for health insurance for abortion including in cases of incest or rape. The "citizen-initiated" law, backed by Right to Life of Michigan, will take effect in March without crossing the governor's desk or appearing on the statewide ballot next year....   [tags: Abortion, Rape] 725 words
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Early Life of Bill Gates - ... The language called BASIC Gates and Paul and believed they could make money selling it to BASIC with other machines. Then Microsoft Partnership created and started selling it. In the next four years they created other programming languages ​​such as Cobol and Fortran. After this , they were powerful enough to open a new division in your company, and to win his first court battle against MITS Altair inventor on the ownership of rights . Career Highlights and Awards In April 1979, the IPC received Million Dollar Award for his work and spent the money to open a new subdivision to sell software Microsoft Partnership....   [tags: public school, programming language, windows] 881 words
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Clinton vs. Obama Essay - The goal of this essay is to persuade my audience to think of how their vote will effect the survival of Democracy, and the future of our country. I will state facts and opinions of why I believe Hillary Clinton and Barrack Obama are not good choices as leaders of our country. There are many problems in our country, to begin fixing them the first step would be to not vote for either of these candidates in the 2008 elections. Hillary Rodham Clinton In Hillary Clinton’s recent speeches, she has stated that she is against abortion and for the death penalty, but her voting record shows otherwise....   [tags: Persuasive Argumentative Voting Election] 1189 words
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Bill of rights in South Africa - ... In South Africa currently in 2014 there are 18 people that are murdered every day. Examples of murder in South Africa are the Oscar Pistorius murder, the road rage murder and the murder of the parent’s children. If another country hears out countries name they would think of crime Slavery, servitude and forced labour A slave is not allowed it is a person that cannot live his own life because he is owned by someone else and works for him with no or very little pay by money or mostly food....   [tags: human rights, freedom, security] 811 words
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations - ... The economy is also vastly growing weak, but because of Bill and Melinda who makes it more possible for this economy to be able to survive. They believe in using their wonderful fortunate circumstances, to reach out and help others within the United States and also around the world. They have a belief that when each person that lives within the United States, primarily has the opportunity to develop their talents, society will then be able to thrive. They do not have a closed mind to only want to help the people in the United States; they want to help the rest of the world as well....   [tags: economy, funding, health]
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Airline Passenger Bill of Rights - ... airlines reported only 16 tarmac delays of more than three hours, compared to 664 from May 2009 through February 2010" (U.S. Department of Transportation, 2011). In 2011, the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act was passed. This act included a requirement for carriers to publish on an internet site a list of chronically delayed flights, required the Secretary of Transportation to expand its consumer complaint investigations, establishment of Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protection (ACACP), and it required the airlines to disclose passenger fees....   [tags: the right to get off a plane during a delay] 755 words
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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs Steve Jobs born on February 24, 1995 in San Francisco, California. Both his parents Abdulfattah “John” Jandali & Joanne Simpson were two graduates from University of Wisconsin. His father Abdulfattah Jandali worked as a Syrian political science professor and his mother, Joanne Simpson, worked as a speech therapist. Although Jobs parents were both graduate students and highly agile people, there decision did not show any wisdom. Steve Jobs was the result from an unwanted pregnancy. When Joanne Simpson, became pregnant her father and mother oppose her to marry Jandali since he was Syrian....   [tags: Writing Programs, Innovative Thinkers]
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The Bill of Rights Amendments - The United States constitution has an amendment process that has been included in the Bill of Rights. The amendment allows Americans to make changes to the September 17, 1789 United States Constitution, that was ratified and made law (Zink 450).. The amendment process has made it possible for the constitution to change moderately, than being overhauled, and it has been changed to adhere to the current times and changes. The Second Amendment to the US constitution is part of the Bill of Rights that guarantees all American citizens the right to keep and bear arms....   [tags: United States, Constitution, Government]
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Biography of Bill Gates - ... Later Bill offered the company to debug it for them. I his senior year Bill and Paul Allen were in charge of the computer lab. Sometimes they would disagree and Paul would ban Bill from the lab. Bill also Created a payroll program that him and Paul hacked into later. At age 15 Bill went into business with Paul and made a program called "Traf-O-Data", the program would monitor traffic patterns in Seattle. The boys netted $20,000 for their efforts. Personal Information Bill Gates’ zodiac sign is Scorpio....   [tags: microsoft, richest man] 945 words
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Bill Gates: History of Microsoft - Table of Contents History of Microsoft…………………………………………………………………..3&4 U.S vs Microsoft………………………………………………………………………5&6 Verdict……………………………………………………………………………...6,7,&8 What was Learned………………………………………………………………………10 History of Microsoft During the early seventies, type writers were the means of copying documents. Very few people knew anything about or heard of microcomputers. This all changed when two young computer enthusiasts, Paul Allen and Bill Gates, discovered a way to make computers more personal....   [tags: small business, IBM, internet]
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Legaislative Process on a Bill - ... The obvious nature of a reformation indicates that something previously enacted is to be altered in the endeavor of better outcomes. Juvenile Justice Reform in Georgia is no different in this regard, in that the state enacted policies and legislation based on a trending form of jurisprudence that failed in the long run at bearing its weight in promises. Before examining the intricacies in bureaucratic and legislative processes that facilitated the reform, its historical context must first be elucidated....   [tags: political, government, code, crime] 972 words
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Bill Gates: A Visionary Entrepreneur - “We've really achieved the ideal of what I wanted Microsoft to become.” -Bill Gates, June 2008 William Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington, US, on October 28, 1955. His father, William Henry Gates (II) Jr., was a lawyer whereas his mother, Mary Gates, was a teacher. At an early age, Gates showcased a great deal of intellect. At primary school, he was especially fond of Math and Science. Ever since his childhood, he appreciated reading business magazines. Acknowledging his ardor to learn, his parents enrolled him in Lakeside Preparatory School at the age of 12....   [tags: Biography, Entrepeneur, Windows] 1291 words
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David Packard and Bill Hewlett - ... “Everything from online lesson plans and programs that let students learn at their own pace to collaboration apps and cloud computing, these technologies are helping teachers become not just instructors, but also facilitators empowering students to take charge of their own education.” (Technology in Education, 2011). Online Learning The most obvious result of technology being integrated into our education system is a shift in the teacher – student relationship. At one point, teachers ‘held the keys to all knowledge’; whereas today the learning process is much more democratic (Technology in Education, 2011).This is especially true with online learning....   [tags: Hewlett-Packard, technology, computers] 2572 words
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Cancer and Lucille Clifton's Poetry - Cancer and Lucille Clifton's Poetry Sometimes knowledge of someone’s life can be taught by stanzas. It is not always simple being honest and open to discuss past troubles, but it is important that those negative thoughts do not stay bottled inside you. Expressing these feelings can help aid in recovering. Lucille Clifton uses poetry as her therapy to bring out all the shadows in her life. From the beginning of her career with the publishing of Good News About the Earth in 1972 to the most recent addition, Mercy in 2004, we see how Clifton relies on her writing to capture her past....   [tags: Lucille Clifton poem Poet Poems Essays]
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Legacy of Bill Gates - One of the most influential and global changing person this world has is a man who at such young age changed the world in a technological way in his garage. This man has began to aid foreign lands with his money to help the people in there with deadly diseases and lack of medicine. He has invested in the education of United States, and has influenced the world in a certain aspects. The man has changed the way we work with our computers and business. This man is Bill Gates the co-founder of Microsoft....   [tags: Technology, Computers]
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - Bill Gates Bill Gates was a very intelligent man since he was young; one of his teacher said, “Gates was always a math whiz” ("Bill Gates “1955 - )"). Gates is very important in the computer world. He is the inventor of the entire Microsoft systems. Gates is also the creator of all of the Windows programs that are on computers. Bill Gates was born into a wealthy family and became one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time as he created Microsoft. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955....   [tags: Biography, Computer Technology, Windows]
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Great Leaders: Bill Gates - ... Bill Gates key personal attributes include ability to interpret, analyze, and exhibit competency in a challenging environment. These characteristics and traits have made Bill Gates a leader of this time. Without a doubt, the current trend in the business world is the application of leadership and its qualities in spheres of technology and business. Microsoft foundation, under the leadership of Bill Gates, thus, becomes subject of a successful business and technology integration. Mr. Gates is seen to be a strong leader in possession of great charisma and enthusiasm....   [tags: microsoft, technology integration] 1091 words
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - Bill Gates: The Most Influential Business Leader Today Bill Gates has established himself as the richest man in the world. He is the youngest self made billionaire, and perhaps the best businessman in the world. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1951 in Seattle, He Attended Harvard University and currently working as a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation. Reason for his success: Bill Gates had genius written all over him as a child. Though he never set out to portray himself, as the world's best computer programmer employees are stunned at his capacity to analyze and correctly diagnose software glitches, and his uncanny knowledge of even the latest innovative progra...   [tags: wealth, microsoft, philanthropy]
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Passing Senate Bill 649 - Health Policy Learning Activity Exploring the Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 Introduction Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013, also known as bill S.649, was introduced in Senate on March 21, 2013. Title I, the Fix Gun Checks Act, ensures that every sale of a firearm will require a background check and that an electronic database will list all individuals who are prohibited from buying a firearm (National Instant Criminal Background Check System – ‘NICS’). Title II, the Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act, creates Federal offenses in order to authorize stronger punishment for both front-runners of trafficking groups as well as criminals who buy firearms for people w...   [tags: Nursing, Gun Control, Laws]
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Legendary Coach Bill Snyder - ... The next reason he deserves this honor is because of his Impact he has had on his players, fans, and community. He has done so much for the people of Kansas that he has had a section of the highway coming into Manhattan named after him. He has gained the respect of his players thought the practice of always being honest with them and never putting them down. “Snyder has produced fifty-one different All-Americans dearing his twenty-one years as head coach, including nine consensus first team All-Americans (Bill Snyder kstatesports).” Almost every store in Manhattan has a section for the wildcats or a sing....   [tags: American football coach and former player]
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California Assembly Bill 1401 - The Policy For years, U.S. Immigration policies and immigrants have been a touchstone in every political debate. Politicians along with policymakers work hard to ensure that they attract the best foreigners who can add value to the society while maintaining their rights. Immigration policies affect all aspects of society. Regardless of the status of the immigrants, they have always played a central role in the life and growth of the American nation. The constitution grants all legal individuals living in the U.S to be treated equally....   [tags: US immigration policies]
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Consumer Bill of Rights - ... The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) maintains control over thousands of products. It covers even performance standards, product-testing and warning labels (Howells, 2005). The right to be informed is next. It states that business should furnish consumers with enough appropriate information. This enables them to make good decisions regarding products. Such information must be complete and truthful in areas such as financing, advertising, labeling and packaging (Howells, 2005). Consumers have the right to choose....   [tags: consumer protection legislation] 1889 words
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - ... Next you have Microsoft Windows 286, Microsoft Windows 3.0, Windows NT, Microsoft Windows 3.0a and etc. Places that manufactures of personal computers licensed MS-DOS as their own operating system. By the early 1990s, Microsoft had sold about more than 100 million copies. They also defeated their rival operating systems such as CP/M which displaced in the early 1980s. Microsoft's Windows 3.0 and its subsequent versions were sold at a rate of one million copies each month. Almost nearly 90 percent of the world's PCs ran on Microsoft....   [tags: operating systems, windows] 764 words
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Clinton V. Lazio - Clinton V. Lazio Many of the upcoming November elections this year create much friction and competition between the candidates. The New York State Senate race between Hillary Clinton and Rick Lazio has proved to very close and heated. eEach candidate has strong views on issues and puts up a good debate about each one. Hillary Clinton is the Democrat and Rick Lazio is the Republican in this election. This is a very close race and the winner will determine many of New York’s views on future issues....   [tags: essays research papers] 933 words
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The Bill of Rights - The Bill of Rights After the Revolution, the States adopted their own constitutions, many of which contained a Bill of Rights. The Americans still faced the challenge of creating a central government for their new nation. In 1777 the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, which were ratified in 1781. Under the Articles, the states retained their “sovereignty, freedom and independence,” while the national government was kept weak and inferior. Over the next few years it became evident that the system of government that had been chosen was not strong enough to completely settle and defend the frontier, regulating trade, currency and commerce, and organizing thirteen sta...   [tags: Politics Political Civics] 1279 words
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Bill Gates - "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." -Bill Gates (Bill 1). Microsoft Windows, as of October 2013, is used by approximately 85 percent of all laptops and desktops worldwide (StatCounter 1). The Windows operating system is the pride and joy of the programmer, inventor, and co-founder of Microsoft, William Henry Gates III. His impact on the world has been astronomical resulting in many advancements in science and technology that just wouldn’t have been possible without him....   [tags: Microsoft, technology, Windows, business]
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The Woman in American Government - In the early days of America, women had little to do with the forming government. Women were often told not to be involved with the business of a man, politics. It was not even until 1920 when women earned the right of suffrage through the passage of the 19th Amendment. Today, the roles of women in American Government are changing drastically, and more and more women are becoming significant political figures. One female political figure that is very active in American Government today is Hillary Rodham Clinton....   [tags: women rights, gender roles, government]
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the bill of rights - Through out the history of the United State of America many events have been seen and passed, all to leave their mark with our nation. As time ages people change along with our government. Many of these changes occur in our government affect our daily lives. Impacts of these severities are a direct result of our ever changing Amendments, which our Founding Fathers layed apon us. The Constitution said by many to have "stood the test of time" has lasted through many centuries through the use of the ever flexible amendments....   [tags: essays research papers] 604 words
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Bill Gates - William (Bill) Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955 to a lawyer and teacher. Over the past 68 years, he has accomplished many things. He, and his partner Paul Allen, developed a popular operating system that most of the world uses today: Microsoft Windows. Not only did they create the operating system, but also founded Microsoft itself. In addition to being the founder of such an innovative and world-changing company, he has developed several charitable foundations, and even acquired an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II....   [tags: Microsoft, business, innovation, creativity]
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Guiliani vs Clinton - Guiliani vs Clinton The U.S. senate elections are right around the corner. All across the nation politicians from all parties are starting to lobby to gain support for various Senate seats. Who can run to be a Senator is outlined in the U.S. Constitution, which was written more than 200 years ago. The candidate must be over the age of 25 and must be a resident of the state he wishes to run for the Senate in. A promising candidate is Mayor Guliani. He has lived in New York most, if not all, of his life....   [tags: essays papers] 387 words
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Peace Negotiations Between Arafat and Clinton - Peace Negotiations Between Arafat and Clinton Many third world and communist countries are known for their censorship in the media, ranging from television, radio, and the newspapers. Even with these shortcomings they still are able to present a side of an issue. The capitalistic world can dominate the networks of the media as well and also provide certain amounts of censorship with only one side of a view. The way the capitalistic world is able to dominate the media is by advertisement....   [tags: Foreign Relations Media Coverage Essays] 1315 words
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The Birth of P-Funk: George Clinton - In ancient African civilizations music took precedence in all activities that the tribes participated in. There was a song for every celebration, every birth, and every death. As Africans were enslaved and moved to North America by Europeans, many customs and traditions followed with them. As their culture was stripped from them and European ideals were placed upon them, they kept song as their universal language and their link to the motherland. From early on, slave songs also known as “Negro Spirituals” were the first inclination of what could be considered African American music....   [tags: essays research papers] 855 words
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Congress: Budget Bill - In the US the Congress must pass budget bills to give appropriations to different things to help this country run. It can be a very difficult process if the president and Congress belong to different parties because of their opposing views. It takes a lot of effort, compromising, patience, and will to have a bill passed. In this paper I will talk about different budget bills, the Congressional Committees they must go through, the president’s part in shaping/passing the bill, what the final bill will look like, the positives and negatives of the bill, and why I think it will or will not become a part of the budget....   [tags: congressional committees, appropriations]
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Bill Gates Biography - ... His father even said “Bill would sneak away in the middle of the night with Paul Allen, Bill’s best friend, to go to the computer room”. He programmed computers at age 13 which would eventually lead to founding the world’s largest software company. After attending Lake Side School in Seattle, Bill enrolled in Harvard University.In 1972, and co-founded his first company, which analyzed local traffic patterns while still attending school. After Bill read an article on the Altair computer, he dropped out of Harvard University to pursue his passion in software development....   [tags: genuis, technology, innovations, industry] 566 words
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A Research on the Reproductive Health Bill in Philippines - ... Allowing couples in Philippines to plan their own families can prevent unwanted pregnancy and also reduce poverty in the country as UN stated in 2002 that planning and reproductive healthcare are vital in reducing poverty . This can also be supported by how The Asian Development Bank in 2004 stated that a large population is one major cause of poverty Large families are often likely to suffer from poverty because it is harder to ensure that the basic needs of everyone in the family has been sufficiently met ....   [tags: overpopulation, reproductive health] 2151 words
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The Farm Bill and Why It Needs Changes - ... In the spring of 1939, the government tried its first version of food stamps using the Farm Bill and used the Department of Agriculture to enforce it. This precursor to food stamps had color-coded stamps that citizens could take to trade for food, which the government had purchased. However, this program did not allow for any food not considered “required.” The food stamp program was then killed during the Second World War and brought back under the Eisenhower administration as the program we know today....   [tags: natural resource policy] 818 words
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1787: The Grand Convension by Clinton Rossiter - The book I reviewed was 1787: The Grand Convention by Clinton Rossiter. In it he Breaks down before during and after the convention into four parts: The Setting, The Men, The Event, and The Consequences. In the Beginning Mr. Rossiter sets up for us a country that was going trough sever growing pains was without some serious help would not become the world power that it is today. The congressional form of common government that was formed during the Articles of Confederation, though not a failure, where not a success either....   [tags: essays research papers] 1164 words
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How is I Bill Made Into a Law? - ... According to NYTimes.com, the bill would have mandated that notarizations of mortgages and other financial documents done in one state, including electronic documents, be recognized in others (Calmes, Streitfield 2010). When bills are not signed it isn’t the end of their existence and sometimes they just need to be looked at further. In the case of H.R. 3808 it was returned to the house or representatives and it needed to be further deliberated about the intended and unintended impact of the bill on consumer protections (Pfeiffer, 2010)....   [tags: president, congress, veto]
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The Weaknesses of the Parti Quebecois' Bill 60 - ... Before the bill was tabled, the Parti Quebecois stated it would be following an unusual protocol. If any opposition parties objected to the proposition of the bill, the government would have called for a vote, which is called a confidence vote. This means if the two opposition parties voted against the bill, the Quebec government would have fallen. Over the months of which this bill has been tabled, the PQ Government has been criticized for the crucifix that hangs above the speaker’s chair in the national assembly (cbc.ca)....   [tags: freedom, culture, secular] 1101 words
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Bill Bradley's Perfection - "In John McPhee's A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of William Warren Bradley (1965), Bill Bradley, an All-Star in both academics and athletics from small- town Crystal City, Missouri, commits to Princeton to play basketball. At Princeton Bill shatters the basketball records for Princeton, the Ivy League, and even the NCAA, while earning to be a Rhodes scholar and eventually becoming a U.S Senator. Bill Bradley was born with many gifts that aided him in his success; above all, his determination to be the best athlete, his perfectionism that made him believe he may always be better, and his intelligence of the game, permitted him to become the greatest basketball player to ever walk the cam...   [tags: athlete, basketball, scholar]
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Healthcare Reform Bill - My grandmother was diagnosed with Leukemia and Lymphoma of the blood on December 13th 2008. For two months my family and I watched my grandmother deteriorate in her hospital bed. No matter how many blood transfusions or chemotherapy she went through it was not enough to save her, she died on February 13, 2008. If it had not been for our family providing additional medical costs, she would not have been alive as long as she was. Unfortunately, not every American can afford to finance additional expensive procedures....   [tags: Healthcare, Healthcare Reform, USA, ]
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Bill Wilson: Leader of the Big Book - “The harmful use of alcohol is a global problem which compromises both individual and social development. It results in 2.5 million deaths each year. An intoxicated person can harm others or put them at risk of traffic accidents or violent behavior, or negatively affect co-workers, relatives, friends or strangers. Thus, the impact of the harmful use of alcohol reaches deep into society.” This is a scary statistic which figuratively states that every thirteen seconds someone dies in a death related to alcohol....   [tags: alcoholics anonymous, sober, 12-steps]
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Bill Evans's Effects on Modern Jazz - The term modern jazz generally referred to the musical period after bebop, when musicians begun to approached harmony in different aspect. Modern jazz was often overlooked, often defined as jazz derivation or hybrid and was influenced by variety of musicians; among them was Bill Evans. He was one of the most important jazz pianists, and remained to be one of the most influential musicians of post-bebop jazz, due to his prominent sound that made him recognizable to everyone. According to Bert Konowitz, “Bill Evans Sound is created by using chords in the left hand that often do not have the root of the chord on the bottom, as well as voicing chords with tone clusters” (198)....   [tags: musicology, musicians, history, blues]
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Clinton’s Pointless Attack on Colombia - America’s Pointless Attack on Colombia I. Introduction When the Clinton Administration committed itself to a multi-billion dollar aid package to Colombia in order to fight the War on Drugs it was pretty big news. After all, as part of his “Plan Colombia,” Clinton was committing the United States to $1.3 billion dollars in aid to Colombia and its neighbors as part of “Plan Colombia.” Of the money, over half of it—$645 million would go to the Colombian military and police force, in effort to “strengthen democracy, the rule of law, economic stability, and human rights in Colombia .” With this package, Colombia became the third largest recipient of American aid, only behind Israel and Egy...   [tags: Foreign Poilicy Essays]
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The History of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - The History of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation When most people hear about Bill Gates the first thing that comes to mind is the obscene amount of money he has made through out his career. Owning many different foundations, the most common foundation known to most college students is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that provide many different scholarships. However, this foundation also does various things to give back to communities and aiding suffering countries. Within this foundation there are also various branches such as the United States Program, The Global Development Program and the Global health program that have grown over time making the Gates a commonly used household n...   [tags: giving back to communities, scholarships]
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Microsoft: Paul Allen and Bill Gates - ... The idea came from a magazine entitled, Popular Electronics, the plan was to make a basic language implementation for the program Altair 8800 which was created by MITS it efforts to eventually score a contract to where they would have breathing room to make more and better programs. The plan worked perfectly, as Allen flew to Albuquerque, New Mexico presented their work and won the contract. They both packed up and moved to New Mexico. There, they started Microsoft and at the end of 1973 revenues from their company totaled over $16,000....   [tags: computers, windows, digital media] 1866 words
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Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights - Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) which was passed in 1993, and came into effect in February 1994, has been a significant addition to environmental legislature. It has recognized that people within Ontario have a common goal to protect our natural environment and feel that this needs to be represented as a right to a clean environment. It thus calls upon the provincial government to have the primary responsibility in protecting, conserving, and restoring the natural environment (ECO, 2010)....   [tags: Conservation]
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Arizona's Infamous State Bill 1070 - For centuries, the immigrant and the xenophobic conceptualizations associated with the foreign body as a subject of anonymity and conspicuous criminality have been thrust center stage into the realm of United States’ law in an attempt to implicitly establish the category of the “other.” More recently, in one of the provisions of Arizona's infamous State Bill 1070 (Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act) enacted April 23, 2010 allows the check of immigration standing of anyone based on reasonable suspicion that they may be undocumented....   [tags: immigration, undocumented, law]
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