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The State of Georgia's Provision Unit - ... Governor Deal took the oath as the 82nd governor in January of 2011. His thoughts on transportation in the state of Georgia are to prioritize transportation and make investments to ease congestion and improve mobility. In addition, investing in Georgia’s Ports are essential to making Georgia a better state overall. He has pledged a $266 million to deepening the Port of Savannah in 2014 (https://gov.georgia.gov/issues-0#transportation). PROVISIONS One state public provision that was mandated by the Georgia General Assembly in March of 1953, as an independent authority, is the “State Toll Bridge Act.” For the purpose of earning sufficient revenue to make possible, in conjunction with other...   [tags: Georgia General Assembly] 2187 words
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About Georgia - Georgia was admitted as a state in 1788 and was one of the Confederate States of America. It was once primarily a farm state, producing large amounts of cotton, but has since become a major manufacturing and service industry state. Georgia is named for George II of England. It is bordered by Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida. The population of the state is estimated at about 8,186,453. Caucasian people make up about 71% of Georgia's population, while African-Americans account for about 27%....   [tags: Report Georgia] 981 words
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Georgian Farmers Have Been Underestimated - Agriculture…what does agriculture actually mean. According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, the definition of agriculture is: “the science, art, or practice of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock and in varying degrees the preparation and marketing of the resulting products.” But, the soil cannot cultivate itself, the crops cannot produce themselves, and livestock cannot raise themselves, just as the agricultural products cannot prepare nor market themselves. Who are the people who work under the hot sun and cold rain tirelessly for hours tending to the crops and herds of livestock....   [tags: Agriculture, Georgia, USA, farmers, ] 535 words
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Animals in Georgia - Animals in Georgia Parasitism is a dangerous problem because it causes disease in animals. These diseases in animals can be contagious to human beings; therefore animals harm the ecosystem by spreading bacteria, and pathogens. According to Baucom, and de Roode (2011), tolerance or resistant mechanisms in animals could reduce the growth of parasites. Diseases and bacteria are not only the problems with animals, as human population increase, animals and humans comes in conflict with each other. However, the conditions and climate of Georgia can affect some foreign animals....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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The Culture of the State of Georgia, A Paragraph - ... Its the youngest of 13 former English colonies and East of the Mississippi River.The motto is Non sibi sed allis which means , ‘Not for self, but for others.’ It means that don’t be so selfish,sharing is caring. It was the first state to vote against ratification of the 19th Amendment, which is giving women the right to vote.Georgia was found in 1732, at which time it’s boundaries were even larger.Out of any state in the South, it had the largest number of plantations. White males owning at least 500 acres of land could be elected and pass laws for the colony....   [tags: appalachian mountains, atlanta] 708 words
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Gun Laws In The State of Georgia - Georgia has many gun laws, which help protect the state and the people in the state. The laws range from having a permit to carry a hand gun, where you cannot carry a handgun, what kind of guns you can carry without having a firearm permit, what age someone can buy a gun. The second amendment gives us the right to bear arms not just in the state of Georgia but it gives us the right everywhere. Georgia also has a law about the possession of people with guns who was involved in a crime, minors with the possession of handguns, and possession of dangerous weapons and the possession of a firearm under the influence in the state....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
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Guns Everywhere in the State of Georgia - ... The bill was passed on the final day of Georgia’s legislative session. The feedback about this new piece of legislation has been predictably divided in the politically conservative state. “If anything, I honestly believe that this new law that is about to be official is going to instill a new fear into our city”, GSU student Auria Sanders said in a sit-down interview. “I understand how the carry law would apply to schools because there has been an unfortunately strong national history of school shootings....   [tags: un control, gun licensing, violence] 892 words
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The Georgia Technology Plan for 2007-2012 - In 2008, the Georgia Department of Eeducation (GaDOE) developed a plan to expand information/information technology (desktop, wireless technology, handhelds tools, and portable video players). Moreover, this expansion along with Internet access created a new way to access and send information, thus, impacting teaching and learning. Within the past decades globally, a massive shift advocates that today learners demand a new and more challenging academic skill needs to achieve success in a mobilize culture....   [tags: Educational Technology] 597 words
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Historical Landmarks at the University of Georgia - Chapel and Bell The Chapel and Bell serve as a unique historical landmark, representing the change of the University’s focus on religion to a now more secular institution. The University originally held ties to the protestant orthodoxy, which made the Chapel and Bell the main daily focus for mandatory church services. It was also used to signal the University’s beginning and end of classes, as well as emergencies. Now, the use of the Chapel and Bell has changed but maintained its traditional importance....   [tags: the chapel and bell, the Bulldogs] 1078 words
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Culture and Characteristics of Georgia - ... (Central Intelligence Agency) Natural resources make up about 35.5% of the labor force of Georgia. The natural resources that are harvested includes forests, hydropower, nonferrous metals, manganese, iron ore, copper, citrus fruits, tea, and wine. Agriculture products make up 55.6% of the labor force and includes citrus, grapes, tea, hazelnuts, vegetables and livestock. Major industries makes up 8.9% of the labor force and includes steel, aircraft, machine tools, electrical appliances, mining (manganese and copper), chemicals, wood products, and wine....   [tags: climate, government, business] 1196 words
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Applications Essay to University of Georgia - When I was young, I thought the world was simple. However, as I matured and became more exposed to the world, my eyes opened to adversity and its effects on people. My naivety faded away as I learned that things do not always work out as planned and that sometimes, life hands you the short end of the stick with no easy solution. I now know that adversity and suffering are an unavoidable aspect of life. Even though I know this, I still cannot understand. Every time, after listening to the problems of my friends, after seeing the homeless on the street, after hearing the suffering of the war-torn and sick on the news, one question continuously comes to mind—Why....   [tags: suffering, education, academics] 554 words
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The Georgia Institute of Tecnology's Library - ... Both of them provided profound insight into academic acquisitions. The report is a consolidated interview. The Automated systems used are Ex Libris’ Voyager ILS (VuFind user interface); EBSCO ERM Essentials, Ex Libris SFX link resolver; and EBSCOhost Discover Service. The university's automated system before 2001 was Sirius, but now the library uses Voyager. Which is integrated with GOBI which updates GT’s catalog records. What I found to be most fascinating is the library staff is well informed of technological trends and will most likely transition towards more advanced automated systems....   [tags: library renewal architecture project] 918 words
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Economic Development in Atlanta Georgia - Atlanta Georgia is a city filled with innovators, hustlers, and entrepreneur. Atlanta is a vibrant city full of economic opportunities. The city is home to many thriving fortune 500 companies like HD Supply Inc, UPS and Coca-Cola. Also, Atlanta is a hub for development projects like the Atlanta Streetcar project And Centennial Olympic Park….. These projects show a tiny glimpse of the many economic programs in Atlanta and all of them have a positive impact on the progress of the city. In Atlanta, officials come and go with development projects to make the city an amazing place to live, work in, and visit....   [tags: development projects, business, park]
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The History of Richmond Hill, Georgia - Throughout the history of Richmond Hill, the city has experienced everything from failure to success and tragedies to victories. Today, Richmond Hill is a peaceful suburb located in southern Bryan County. Positioned within a 30-minute radius of Savannah, Richmond Hill offers a wonderful convenience to the nearby metropolitan city. This coastal town is home to more than 10,000 people. Richmond Hill’s community has an excellent reputation with great schools and education opportunities and a low crime rate....   [tags: american history] 867 words
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Experiences With Georgia Athletic Hospitality - ... I felt that those qualities should be required if you wanted to work for GAH. The last weakness is one that any sports organization faces. That is the ups and downs of the economy. Premium tickets are a luxury expense and if people’s incomes dip then you can expect they wont be purchasing expensive seating. The opportunities for GAH include the future expansion of premium seating. The arms race between college football programs has caused a large growth in the expansion of stadium seating throughout the country....   [tags: personal accounts and reflections] 2494 words
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Lutheran Services of Georgia - Summary Introduction The agency, Lutheran Services of Georgia located in Savannah, GA is a private, non-profit agency which is a regional office for the main Lutheran Services of Georgia organization. The agency is focused primarily on providing services to families and children in the Savannah and surrounding area by placing neglected or abused children into loving homes, shelter and employment services to refugees, companion homes for individuals with developmental disabilities, and twenty other programs to help people in need (Lutheran Services of Georgia)....   [tags: analysis of non-profit agency]
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South Ossetia Georgia War - Introduction In an age where most of the world is reliant on the Internet, certain groups feel that the new battlefield of the 21st century is not outer space, but cyberspace. Although “cyberwar” is an overused term, it seems that it is becoming a reality. This paper will cover details of the South Ossetia War between Russia and Georgia in 2008. The research will provide a background of the cyber-attack as a precursor to a physical invasion of Russia into Georgia. The paper will review the groups identified in the attacks and provide examination of the speculation of other perpetrators in the attack....   [tags: cyber-attack, russia, georgean websites]
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Pine Trees of Georgia - ... The Eastern White Pine is known as one of the largest pines in Georgia. Historically these trees grew to be up to 175 feet tall but now in recent years only grow to about 100 feet in height. This type of pine is also a rapid grower. An Eastern White pine can reach forty feet in about twenty years, which is relatively fast for a tree. Another type of pine tree found in Georgia is the Loblolly Pine. The Loblolly Pine can be found throughout the state, but is most common in the Piedmont area. It is identified by its medium-sized needles that grow in bundles of three, and by its 6-15 cm cones that open at maturity and fall soon after....   [tags: evergreens, tree types] 582 words
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Furman v. Georgia Case - In Furman V. Georgia, 408 U.S. 238, 92 S. Ct. 2726, 33 L. Ed.2d. 346, (1972) the issue brought before the Supreme Court was, “Did the death penalty, as it was administered at the time violate the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.” The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case, and certiorari was granted but limited to the following question. “Does the imposition and carrying out of the death penalty in these three cases constitute cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments?” Furman, a black, 26 year old, confessed that he did not know that he had shot or killed the homeowner; all he was trying to do was escape from the house he had set out to burglar...   [tags: U.S. Supreme Court, Amendments] 824 words
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Georgia State Court System - Court systems between states can vary significantly while maintaining the same general functions. Georgia state court structure is set up to handle a large number of proceedings. To understand how the system is able to accommodate the numerous counties and the growing population we must consider the types of courts that are in place, the process of putting judges into place, and how the jury is chosen to facilitate the courts. Civil courts handle jury trials in civil matters. There is a jurisdictional limit of $25,000 placed on civil courts....   [tags: Justice System] 1956 words
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Gerontology Agencies within Georgia - Section I. Food Insecurity Aging Society: The United States is experiencing social issues related to food insecurity and hunger. Current research states that older adults are especially vulnerable to food insecurity. In a study published in the Journal of Urban Health states, “Among the 14.6% of American households experiencing food insecurity, approximately 2 million are occupied by older adults” (Chung, Gallo, Giunta, Canavan, Parikh, & Fahs, 2011, p. 1). Since the year 2011 the Athens Community Council on Aging reports, “Almost 9 million older adults in the United States are at risk for hunger, and Georgia is 8th in state rankings for older adult risk of hunger” (2014, p....   [tags: field of aging services]
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How Does Georgia’s Weather Pattern Affect Georgia as a Whole? - Natural disasters have been around since the beginning of time, making a massive impact in Georgia’s weather patterns. This makes both a positive and negative influence in Georgia climate, making it as unpredictable as an unmonitored baby. Georgia’s average customary temperature is about 63 degrees Fahrenheit daily during the summertime. It then drops down to only about 47 degrees during the majority of the winter. Even though Georgia has a semi-tropical weather, it has extreme droughts that also happen at random moments....   [tags: disasters, climate, warming, pollution] 822 words
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The History of Death Penalty in The State of Georgia - Introduction: Georgia is one of the thirty – five states that allow the death penalty. Since 1735 Georgia continues the death penalty. The most famous trails of the death penalty have originated in Georgia. Today in more modern times we have changed our methods tremendously. I will elaborate more about the death penalty in Georgia and a famous inmate and their background information. Topic I. Georgia Institutions and practices of the death penalty. A. History of the death penalty in Georgia....   [tags: capital punishment, supreme court]
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Yazoo Land Sale Scandal in Georgia - ... Four companies offered to buy the lands in agreement with Georgia legislature. These companies made a deal with Georgian legislators so that they would not have to put a deposit down on the lands and that they could pay off the balance within two years. However, while the Georgia Yazoo Company made a lucrative offer to purchase the lands for three times the amount offered by the other three companies, Governor Edward Telfair would sign the proposal. However, the Georgia state treasurer later rejected their offer when they refused to accept the payment in paper bills rather than in silver and gold, therefore nullifying the sale....   [tags: american revolution, plantations, trail of tears] 1070 words
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Georgia Perfromance Standards - Physical Education is integral to the comprehensive education of every child. Quality programs meet a student’s developmental needs and improve physical fitness and academic performance. Georgia’s Performance Standards for Physical Education are based on the National Physical Education Standards developed by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). These standards reflect skills a physically educated student should know. The standards do not define a specific curriculum but provide guidance for a sequential, developmentally appropriate curriculum (Physical Education Standards)....   [tags: physical education, NASPE, physical activity]
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The State of Georgia: The Empire State of the South - ... William Schley and by 1840 the state could boast fourteen cotton factories containing at least 16,635 spindles and involving a capitalization of more than $500,000. Georgia's textile industry seemed capable of endless expansion, with large profits for all who invested. In 1844 the Athens Manufacturing Company declared a 24 percent dividend on its stock, and Henry Merrell, the factory manager at the newly constructed Curtwright Factory in Greene County, expected to make similar profits for the foreseeable future....   [tags: textile production, cotton, industrialists] 1094 words
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Georgia's Dependent on Newly-Acquired Sovereignty - Georgia In international and regional politics related to globalization, small states are still precariously dependent on their newly acquired sovereignty, territorial unity and autonomy in policymaking. The geographic location of the South Caucasus states is an important factor in its relations with great powers and other international actors. Proximity to the world's powers has always entailed vulnerability to pressure from these larger neighbours, while control over strategic routes and resources has enhanced the strategic position of these small states....   [tags: blockade, war, borders] 1077 words
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Why Gay Marriage Is Wrong for Georgia - Georgia and the southern United States of America has historically has always supported a Christian society. Many people in Georgia today, still believe in a Christian society to where people follow god’s word of the bible and will furthermore try to emulate as much of this lifestyle as possible. However, going by these belief systems and knowing that Georgia is predominantly a Christian state, gay marriage simply does not fit into our southern lifestyle here in Georgia. Georgians should not support gay marriage in this state because it violates the natural laws of the universe, it violates the word of god and his teachings in the bible, and it robs the children the opportunity to actually h...   [tags: history and Christian beliefs]
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A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O´Connor - ... Red Sam’s wife wouldn’t be surprised if the misfit would harm somebody for “two cents.” The misfit needed new clothes to be less identifiable. The misfit and his crew were riding in a “battered” car, and they probably could have used a different car to be more elusive. The misfit and his crew saw the family flip their car. The misfit’s hair is beginning to gray. His appearance and clothing include glasses and a black hat to cover his face and white shoes with no socks. It seems that the misfit’s ankles are significantly “red and thin,” probably related to the escape from the penitentiary....   [tags: the misfit, georgia] 707 words
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Counseling and The Georgia Addiction Counselors Association is - The state certification credentialing board in Georgia for addiction counselors is The Georgia Addictions Counselors Associations (GACA) located in Smyrna, Georgia. This board was established in 1980. The GACA issues two credentials for addiction counselors and one credential for clinical supervisors. The mission of the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association is to increase awareness of drug dependence and abuse as a major social problem in society the expand of treatment centers made it a necessity to create a system that assures citizens of Georgia that addiction counselors has met an acceptable standard of professional competency....   [tags: Drugs, Certification, Volunteer] 883 words
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The Whistleblower of the State of Georgia Medicaid Program - Many use the term whistleblower as a way to label employees who externally report misconduct or abuse of authority. Whistleblowers do it because they don’t believe their company will manage the matter properly or because they are enraged or unsatisfied after their struggle to report unethical behaviors or abuse of authority is deemed ineffective (ERC, 2012). They’re eventually torn between loyalty to their employer and their moral responsibility to the law. Description: The case of chief financial officer Ralph Williams, who soon after his employment for Health Management Associates, uncovered a scheme to defraud The State of Georgia Medicaid Program....   [tags: authority, misconduct, behavior, ]
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Executive Summary: The City of Atlantla, Georgia - Executive Summary Atlanta, the most populous city and capital of the state of Georgia is also known for being the ninth largest metropolitan area in the country. The City has faced some extreme economic challenges over the past several years, but it is now successfully entering its comeback stages. The City’s restoration is due in part to its conservative budgeting practices and procedures and its commitment to restore the financial sanctity back to the City. Thanks to the vision and leadership of the current Mayor Kasim Reed, the City has been able to pass resourceful, balanced budgets and establish a sizeable cash reserve that has helped to create a manageable debt burden with limited fut...   [tags: challenges, budgets, internal control] 3094 words
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Mandatory Attendance at the University of West Georgia - ... Although many teachers take roll, they should not be able to decide to drop the student. I personally know many people who will study the book because the professor is hard to understand. If they learn the same material, come on test days, and do well on the test, then why should they fail for attendance. They are learning the same material and learning in a way they can understand. Attendance should not be a universities main focus point. Although some students may be out of class studying, many probably are doing the opposite....   [tags: government putting attendance policy] 540 words
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Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Georgia - Introduction Policymakers the nation over are currently looking for answers for check nursery gas emanations and to help us adjust to the looming effects activate by past outflows. The level headed discussion to date has principally concentrated on the apparent expenses of elective results, yet their can likewise be critical expenses of inaction. Environmental change will influence our water, vitality, transportation, and open health frameworks, and state economies as environmental change affect an extensive variety of critical investment divisions from agribusiness to assembling to tourism....   [tags: Climate Change Essays]
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Georgia and albert - The gallery, as most are, was sparsely furnished with only a few benches. It was dominated by three huge paintings and peppered with many smaller works. In front of one, stood two sorority girls who were in heated debate. Rodney, seeing an opening to impress them, sauntered over to look at the painting and await the question he knew would come. He was right. One of the girls turned and asked "Can you tell if this is a man's or a woman's painting?" Not the question he'd expected. "Well," He said earnestly, examining the huge canvas with its large bold strokes of deep blue on a background of fantastic yellow patches....   [tags: essays research papers] 1900 words
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The Evolution of Democracy in Georgia - The Georgian people made its choice on 26 May 1918, when it voted for democracy and pluralism in the conditions of a free Georgia. 26 May was destroyed by Bolshevik bayonets, but the idea of freedom and democracy remain undefeated in the Georgian - Statement of the National Democratic Party, 1988.1 In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Caucasian country of Georgia (map below) was among the vanguard of forces seeking the dissolution of the Soviet Union. It was the only republic to join the Baltic in flatly refusing to even consider signing Gorbachev's new Union treaty in 1990.2 Agitation for Georgian independence led to a series of bloody clashes with the authorities that only served to fu...   [tags: European Europe History]
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The Role of Religion in Shaping Georgia's Political Culture - Religious tests have shaped the political culture in Georgia from establishment to post- Independence. Since the establishment of Georgia as one of the thirteen colonies of America to the era post-Independence, Religion has played a large role in shaping Georgia’s political culture. In Colonial Georgia there were many religious tests that were enforced that affected the political atmosphere and structure. These traditions carried through the time period post-independence regardless of federal statutes....   [tags: Political Science]
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MDR Tuberculosis in Georgia: Problem in Prevention and Control - In response to your request, I am providing recommendations concerning MDR-TB prevention and control in Georgia. The problem of MDR-TB increased in the past decade despite relative success in TB prevention, early detection and introduction of new treatment methods. The document will pinpoint the main reasons behind rise in MDR-TB cases, and provide situation analysis based on existing statistical data and research. It will also give recommendations on necessary measures to decrease MDR-TB cases in Georgia and avoid public health risks and financial burden related to MDR-TB treatment and spreading infection in society....   [tags: Tuberculosis, Health, Risks, Factors]
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Georgia - The state of Georgia has a total area of 152,750 sq km (58,977 sq mi), including 2618 sq km (1011 sq mi) of inland water and 122 sq km (47 sq mi) of coastal waters over which the state has jurisdiction. The state is the 24th largest in the country and has the largest land area of any state east of the Mississippi River. Georgia has a top range north to south of 515 km (320 mi) and east to west of 441 km (274 mi). The mean elevation is about 180 m (about 600 ft). Georgia occupies parts of six natural regions, or physiographic provinces....   [tags: essays research papers] 1460 words
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Why Gay Marriage Should be Banned in Georgia - Georgia has always been a state where family values and community issues are important in our society. Many people that live in the southern United States have always been historically for conservative and or republican based values, this typically involves as christan background and faith which therefore the people of Georgia would not support because most people are Christians. Also there is a code of natural law that must be taken into consideration with regards to legalizing gay marriage in Georgia....   [tags: god, family, christianity]
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Posthumous Letter to Georgia O'Keefe - Documented Aesthetic Argument Essay I Know You Were Misunderstood: A Posthumous Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe Dear Ms. O’Keeffe, May I call you Georgia. I feel as if I know you and so it seems too formal to address you as miss, but I guess neither of these choices matters because you are dead, unfortunately. Despite that minor detail, I had to address you to let you know…I know. I recently spent some time with your painting, Red Canna, and to echo one of your critics, “The huge blossoms demand respect and admiration, and they captivate viewers, forcing those who stand close enough to feel their presence” (Richter)....   [tags: Okeefe Aesthetic Argument Essay] 2048 words
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The Budget for Public Schools in Georgia Should be Increased - School funding for public schools has collectively been cut by $7.6 billion since 2002, forcing schools districts in Georgia to a tipping point. The 2001 recession had a major effect on Georgia’s fiscal condition, which consequently had a major effect on the financing of K-12 education in Georgia. School budgets are used to describe a district’s plan for the upcoming year as pertaining to anticipated revenues and expenditures. Each district’s budget heavily relies on the amount of money they receive from the state’s general fund and since that number has significantly dropped in recent years schools are not able to provide the best education for our students....   [tags: policy, 2001 recession] 1204 words
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Control Water Borne Vectors in Georgia and the World - Water Borne Vectors in Georgia: the Diseases They Cause and Methods of their Control Water borne vectors are insects that live and breed in water, which contains diseases caused by things like bacteria and chemicals. These insects then spread these diseases to other animals. The most deadly vector borne disease to humans is Malaria, which is responsible for an estimated 2000 deaths per day, most of which are African children under the age of five (World, 2002) (Sachs, 2002). Malaria is contracted from a bite by a water borne vector, specifically the mosquito....   [tags: mosquitos, insects, disease] 624 words
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Furman v. Georgia: The Death Penalty Case - Death penalty, or also known as capital punishment, today is still used. Many oppose many support it. In the case Furman v. Georgia, the death penalty was abolished. But not fully, because it is still used today. In 1991 more than 2,600 people awaited execution but only fourteen were executed. Capital punishment should be legal, and should be used more often. In the case Furman v. Georgia, Furman committed crimes, not because he wanted to, but because he had to. “William Henry Furman, a twenty-six-year-old black man with a sixth grade education, was not what most people called a “bad” man,” (Herda 7)....   [tags: Capital Punishment Essays]
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Managing Social Security and Common Welfare in Georgia - 1. Introduction 1.1. Overview of the topic. The current step of civilisation and how the world is arranged in 21st century, is somehow a new step in evolution of the world, of cultures and countries. What was the sign o the free will of the rulers and governments in the ancient times, is now obligatory for state and is the right for citizens. Social protection at least theoretically, should be provided or manage and ensured by state officials. But the issue of how it can be done and organised, is not at all simple or universal for every situation....   [tags: social ristk management] 2370 words
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Should Georgia Perimeter Merge with DeKalb Technical College? - College can be define as an institution of higher learning, especially one providing a general or liberal arts education rather than technical or professional training. (Dictionary.com) College today has vastly adapted to modern technology and modern society. Many colleges have been reconstructed for a targeted type of student. Universities are design for the student seeking to further their education within a scholarly environment. Two year colleges are design for the student seeking higher education with the options to seek vocational training or academic degree....   [tags: Higher Education ]
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Georgia O'Keeffe and Willa Cather's Use of Symbolism and Imagery - There were many of artists and writers, who demonstrated symbolism and imagery within their work of art, set in nineteenth century New Mexico. Willa Cather and Georgia O’Keeffe were best known as an author and an artist in the nineteenth century. Willa Cather had a long memorable career writing novels, short stories, poems, and essay, and contributing to any newspapers, editor, and journals as writer. She travels at length to gather material for her narrative and characters, and was recognizable with and respect by many other popular writers in the nineteenth century....   [tags: Art] 1285 words
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Implementing Sustainability Practices in Javakheti-Highlands of Georgia - With the political transformation in the former Soviet republics of Minor and Central Asia, a fundamental socio-economic reorganisation took place. Within this process ecological and economic claims often stand in contradiction to each other. As the access to natural resources as well as strategies of securing livelihood have changed and receive new significance and awareness, new challenges for the local ecosystems and their biodiversity arise. In particular, in the high mountains areas of the crisis-ridden Caucasus region the degradation and transformation of sensitive alpine steppe ecosystems is proceeding rapidly, mainly due to unregulated pasturing (Williams et al., 2011) and climate ch...   [tags: environment, biodiversity, anthropology] 1404 words
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The Georgia Flag issue - When we look at our flag, we, as Georgians, see a reflection or ourselves; we hold our beliefs, our heritage, our ancestor's struggles, and our memories in our flag. In the former Georgia flag, one cannot see these things. I believe the former Georgia flag was justly removed because it was a symbol of racism and bigotry, it was the result of an act of defiance, and because the state has history other than that of its Confederate participation. The former Georgia flag was a symbol of racism and bigotry....   [tags: Current Events] 330 words
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Gregg v. Georgia 1976 - Gregg v. Georgia 1976 Introduction/Background: A Jury found Troy Gregg guilty of committing an armed robbery and murder. In accordance with Georgia law, the trial was in two stages, a guilt stage, and a sentencing stage. At the guilt stage of Georgia's bifurcated procedure, the jury found the petitioner guilty of two accounts armed robbery and murder. At the penalty stage, the judge instructed the jury that it could recommend either a death sentence or a life prison sentence on each count and the jury returned the verdict of death....   [tags: essays research papers] 459 words
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Georgia O’Keeffe - Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most famous and controversial painters known to America. According to art critic Lisa Mintz Messinger, “She [Georgia O’Keeffe] left behind a rich legacy of American images that were tied to the land. These images and her own pioneering spirit, established an illustrious reputation in America very early on in her career” (Messinger 17). O’Keeffe is best known for her large paintings of flowers, the New York skyline and scenes from New Mexico. Ever since Georgia O’Keeffe began showing her work in 1916, critics have had different opinions on what her paintings represented....   [tags: Historiography]
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Effects of The Yazoo Land Sale Scandal - ... The most important themes and trends in Georgia’s history from the end of the American Revolution through the late 1830s are symbolized by the Yazoo Sale, its origin, and its aftermath. The first attempt to sell the Yazoo land was when three companies offered to purchase lands from Georgia legislators. The deal created between Georgia legislations and the companies was that it was not required that the companies to place a deposit and had two years to pay off the balance. Governor Edward Telfair would sign the proposals, however, the deal was nullified when the Georgia State Treasurer rejected their offer by refusing to accept payment in paper bills rather than in silver and gold....   [tags: sale, georgia, payments] 846 words
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The Shaping of the New South - Traditional opinion insinuates the growth of the Republican Party in the South can be blamed on the policies of the National Democratic Party. This belief is a widely accepted and remains popular within society. The Democratic Party’s isolation of white voters by passing far-reaching civil rights legislation in 1964 and 1965 led to the “white backlash” against the civil rights movement. In Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South, Tim S. R. Boyd challenges the established “white backlash” theory that the decline of democratic power in the South was mostly based on racist perspectives....   [tags: political analysis of Georgia] 960 words
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Individual Field Research: Rural, Suburban, and Urban Educational Systems - The rural poverty topic that my group chose to address is a comparison between public education systems located in urban, suburban, and rural counties within the state of Georgia. The counties selected to research are Fulton, Cobb, and Clarke. The purpose of the project is to determine how location, demographics, and legislation affect individual educational resources, experiences, and outcomes for children of low income families. Education is a topic in which there are so many contributing factors and variables that narrowing the field of research is difficult....   [tags: education, minorities, georgia] 1145 words
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Toxic Chemical Vapor Cloud Release in 2004 - Accident: Toxic Chemical Vapor Cloud Release Major Damage: 154 Treated, 5 Hospitalized for Toxic Chemical Exposure Date: April 12, 2004 Location: Dalton, Georgia EVENTS Major Accident Scenario: On April 12, 2004, at approximately 9:30 PM, a reactor at MFG Chemical’s Callhan Road facility in Dalton, Georgia; experienced a runaway reaction during the first production synthesis of triallyl cyanurate (TAC). The highly exothermic reaction over pressured a 4000 gallon reactor, causing the manway to fail and burst open, in addition, the emergency rupture disc was activated....   [tags: Georgia, Pollution, Accident]
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Georgia OKeeffe1 - Georgia OKeeffe1 Georgia O’Keeffe was an artist of world renown but a person of mysterious character. She lived a unique life which was not accepted as moral by most people. She surrounded herself with artistic, creative minds and carefully selected her friends and confidants. Events in her youth influenced her actions and artwork for almost 100 years. O’Keeffe moved about the country, a lover of travel who never was satiated. She came from an eccentric family with mixed ethnic heritage, and the women around her were strong and self- confident....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Georgia O'Keeffe - Georgia O'Keeffe "The meaning of a word - to me - is not as exact as the meaning of a color. Colors and shapes make a more definite statement than words. I write this because such odd things have been done about me with words. I have often been told what to paint. I am often amazed at the spoken and written word telling me what I have painted. I make this effort because no one else can know how my paintings happen. Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest." Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe is one of the most influential artists there is today....   [tags: Biography Art Artisits]
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Georgia Okeefe - Georgia Okeefe Georgia O'Keeffe Born in 1887 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, studied at the Art Institute of Chicago during 1905 and the Art Students League in New York City from 1907-1908. She worked briefly as a commercial artist in Chicago, and in 1912 she became interested in the principles of Oriental design. After working as a public school art supervisor in Amarillo, Texas from 1912-1914 she attended art classes conducted by Arthur Wesley Dow at Columbia University. She instituted Dow's system of art education, based on recurring themes in Oriental art in her teacher-training courses at West Texas State Normal College, where she served as department head from 1916-1918....   [tags: essays papers] 1868 words
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Worchester v. Georgia - Worchester v. Georgia The case Worcester v. Georgia (1832) was a basis for the discussion of the issue of states' rights versus the federal government as played out in the administration of President Andrew Jackson and its battle with the Supreme Court. In addition to the constitutional issues involved, the momentum of the westward movement and popular support for Indian resettlement pitted white man against Indian. All of these factors came together in the Worcester case, which alarmed the independence of the Cherokee Nation, but which was not enforced....   [tags: Papers] 1117 words
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The State of Georgia vs. Evolutionary Biology - The State of Georgia vs. Evolutionary Biology Douglas J. Futuyma, in Evolutionary Biology defined evolution as, "...change in the properties of populations of organisms that transcend the lifetime of a single individual. The ontogeny of an individual is not considered evolution; individual organisms do not evolve. The changes in populations that are considered evolutionary are those that are inheritable via the genetic material from one generation to the next." (1) Like most of the population, I've never picked up a copy of Evolutionary Biology and have only recently thought about the most correct definition of the term....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Furman v. Georgia - Furman v. Georgia was a landmark case in the annals of American Law because it was the first time the Supreme Court turned to the controversial question of capital punishment. Capital punishment has always been a hotly debated issue in the United States. When this issue is coupled with the issue of racial discrimination, the matter becomes hotter than ever. And this is precisely what Furman v. Georgia was all about: a black man convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The American public has consistently favored the use of the death penalty....   [tags: Executing the Innocent]
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Georgia OKeefe (includes annotated bibliography) - Georgia O’Keefe (word count includes annotated bibliography) Georgia O’Keefe is a famous American painter who painted beautiful flowers and landscapes. But she painted these images in such a way that many people believed she was portraying sexual imagery. “O’Keefe’s depictions of flowers in strict frontality and enlarged to giant scale were entirely original in character . . . the view into the open blossoms evoked an image of the female psyche and invited erotic associations.” (Joachimides 47) O’Keefe denies these allegations and says that she “magnified the scale of the flower only to ensure people would notice them.” (Haskell 203) O’Keefe’s artwork was misinterpreted because of cultural...   [tags: art, American painters]
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Georgia 400 Traffic - Georgia 400 Traffic Automobile traffic jams have always been a problem. From the past decade until today, the amount of people driving has increased tremendously, therefore crowding the highways particularly in major cities. Since Atlanta is one of US's most important cities, it is not an exception to the case. Along the next paragraphs I will discuss problems concerning specifically Ga. 400 highway, which I believe is the worst in Atlanta when it comes to automobile traffic. Ga. 400 made dreams come true for people who moved from 85 north to the city for approximately a decade....   [tags: Papers] 544 words
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Conflicts After the Break Up the Soviet Union: The Conflict on the Territory of Georgia - As one of many conflicts precipitated by the breakup of the Soviet Union, the 1992-93 conflict between Georgia and the region of Abkhazia distinguishes itself as one of the bloodiest, most consequential and most unresolved. It caused tens of thousands of casualties and led to the displacement of about 250,000 people. (Oksana, 2005) The conflict on the territory of Georgia began as a result of declaration of independence of Abkhazia by Abkhaz Supreme Soviet fostered by Soviet Federation. On August 14, 1992, a fratricidal war broke out on the resort beaches of Abkhazia, a small territory of the newly independent Republic of Georgia....   [tags: separatist government, Abkhazia] 631 words
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W.T. Anderson's Efforts to Aid in Georgia's Advancement After the Civil War - ... The lynchings of the Great War Era and the manner in which they were handled further infuriated W.T Anderson and his staff. The first of the Great War lynchings in the Macon area occurred on September 4, 1918. The victim was one John Gilliam, also known as John Thomas. According to the September 5 issue of the Telegraph, Mr. Gilliam, a negro, had broken away from the Jones County chain gang on August 18. Following his escape, Mr. Gilliam “attempted assault on two white women, one negro woman, and two negro girls”....   [tags: racial, lynching, editorial] 1970 words
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The Social Experience On-Campus or The Privacy of Living Off Campus - My best friend, Michael, and I were recently shopping around trying to determine where we were going to live starting in the fall next school year. We both spent this last semester on campus to fulfil Georgia Southern’s first-year requirement and both of us would be quick to agree that it definitely had its pros and cons. Before we started, we sat down and took a look at what on-campus and off-campus housing had to offer using a cost-to-benefit ratio. While living on-campus is great in the fact that you are able to walk to class faster, you are located closer to the meal hall, and you have the ability to go to the library without searching for a parking spot; due to the tolls it takes finan...   [tags: college life, Georgia Southern University]
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A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes and My Little Dreams by Georgia Douglas Johnson - The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement during the 1920s and 1930s, in which African-American art, music and literature flourished. It was significant in many ways, one, because of its success in destroying racist stereotypes and two, to help African-Americans convey their hard lives and the prejudice they experienced. In this era, two distinguished poets are Langston Hughes, who wrote the poem “A Dream Deferred” and Georgia Douglas Johnson who wrote “My Little Dreams”. These two poems address the delayment of justice, but explore it differently, through their dissimilar uses of imagery, tone and diction....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison] 793 words
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Georgia?s Role During the Civil War - Throughout the 1850’s a division in the country between North and South widened. However, in spite of the rising rhetoric, the state of Georgia was far from becoming a “war machine.” In Marietta, the Georgia Military Institute went to the state for funds only three times between 1852 and 1863. Throughout the state, railroads were being built up for economic reasons, not reasons of war. Atlanta was concerned about fighting equipment for its newly formed fire department, not for some secret military unit....   [tags: essays research papers] 660 words
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Manwatching by Georgia Garrett and First Ice by Andrei Voznesensky - Manwatching by Georgia Garrett and First Ice by Andrei Voznesensky We have analysed two poems about rejection and Betrayal. Although both have similar themes, the atmospheres are different. In "Manwatching" by Georgia Garrett, the first poem we looked at, the feeling was of anger and betrayal whereas in "First Ice" by Andrei Voznesensky the feelings were of hurt and loneliness. In "Manwatching" a girl is at a party. She is watching her boyfriend looking at another girl. The Girl is watching the two people flirting and feeling angry and betrayed....   [tags: Papers] 1418 words
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Rhythm and Blues- R&B - Rhythm and blues, also known as R&B, is something that I really enjoy. I am a singer and along with country music, R&B is my favorite thing to sing. With rhythm and blues, there is a song for every emotion, so most of the time the songs can be very relatable. The songs have a variety of subjects like sex, work, and even drinking. In this paper I will briefly discuss how rhythm and blues started, how it evolved into today’s music and why I like it so much. “Rhythm and blues is a combination of soulful singing and a strong backbeat” (Cahoon, 2004)....   [tags: Misuc Industry, Genre, Atlanta, Georgia, Music]
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Art Pieces: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Fishhook from Hawaii-No. 1 and Frederic Remington’s Rattlesnake - ... One could conclude that the horse has been startled by the rattlesnake and is beginning to run away from it, in a hurry. O’Keeffe’s piece also implies movement. The wire from the fishing lure is circled multiple times, almost giving the illusion of making a binocular lens, drawing you close to the sky and sea. You can also see the windblown effect of the lure and there is use of diagonal lines within the lure. In addition, a viewer must move close to each work of art in order to see all aspects....   [tags: element of motion, american artists]
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Poverty in Gwinnett County, Georgia - Introduction Nelson Mandela once said, "Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom” (Make Poverty History, 2005). Gwinnett county is third in the country when it comes to a high poverty rate, with 14% of the population living below poverty (Family Promise of Gwinnet County, 2013)....   [tags: Homeless Children]
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Downtown Atlanta Georgia - ... Free parking for me is not the idea for the city of Atlanta. Downtown is a busy place where people like to go and enjoy themselves. Even though many complain that the parking meters are sometimes too expensive they still visit it. Some people do wish that parking should be free but do not know the real reason why they have to pay for it. People do like to be out with their family and friends and enjoy their city. The city does offer free parking but only on certain holidays such as Christmas....   [tags: tourism, visitors, United States] 1593 words
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Away Laughing on a Fast Camel: Even More Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison - In the book Away Laughing on a Fast Camel: Even More Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison, the main character, Georgia, is going through things that any teenage girl is likely to go through. Georgia lives in England with her mother, father, three year old sister, Libby, and “pure devil” cat, Angus. She is the girlfriend of a “Sex God,” who is the lead singer of a band, the Stiff Dylans. She has a group of friends, Ellen, Jools, Rosie, Mabs, and her best friend, Jas, who refer to themselves as the ace gang....   [tags: essays research papers] 1926 words
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Georgian Territory - South Ossetia and Abkhazia Russia’s involvement in conflict settlement on the territory of Georgia had always been the most controversial, even before the events of August 2008. After breaking out in December 1990, the conflict in South Ossetia was ended in June 1992 by the signing of a ceasefire agreement in Dagomys. According to the agreement, Russia was to act as a guarantor of peace and security. In August 1992, there was a further escalation in another conflict on Georgian territory – in Abkhazia....   [tags: South Ossetia, Abkhazia] 1523 words
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Comparisons between the Russo-Georgian War and the Ukrainian Crisis - West versus East, the age-old battle of capitalism in opposition to communism, was the underlying factor of the 2008 Russo-Georgian War. After the break-up of the Soviet Union, many former Russian controlled territories created their own countries and governments mirroring that of Russia’s. As the years passed, these countries are now finding themselves pulled between their historical Russian ties and European opportunities. This split had caused a lot of uproar in these countries on their future alliance, and has been the one of the lasting areas of conflict between the Russia and Europe....   [tags: capitalism vs communism]
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Three Types of Cyber War in Small Wars Journal by David Hollis - ... An E-mails of Georgian politicians were targets of the attack. This is one more coincidence with Estonian case, where comment and an email spam constituted a notable load on both private and governmental web pages and e-mails Methods used by Russian hackers indicate that they have developed detailed plan of campaign against Georgian internet space before the beginning of the conflict .Also attackers created new web pages which one more time proves their preparation for the attack. Supposedly Russian cyber attack was conducted by hackers it is even possible that they were civil citizens....   [tags: criminal law, russian-georgian conflict] 1349 words
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The Georgian Period in the British Empire - ... The slaves worked for nothing on plantations. They belonged to the plantation owner, like any other possession, and had no rights at all. The enslaved Africans were often punished very harshly. Enslaved Africans resisted against their enslavement in many ways, from revolution to silent, personal resistance. Two thirds of the enslaved Africans, taken to the Americas, ended up on sugar plantations. Sugar was also used to make molasses and rum. The American colonies then grew all the food for the West Indies planters so they could use all their land to grow sugar....   [tags: expansion, mercantilism, trade] 1119 words
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Hairstyles Throughout History: The Georgian Era - ... This caused the hair to look like “towers" measuring over two feet tall. England copied the hairstyle and so, too, did the colonies. Critics in society often bashed these hairstyles with references of disorder and vulgarity. Similar fashion trends of extravagance evolved for men. Men who were considered stylish for timeframe wore frivolous, highly decorated caps; also, men's hair of the period was powdered with tight curls or worn shoulder-length, tied at the neck. Men often wore wigs for formal occasions....   [tags: victorian and edwardian period hairstyles] 960 words
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Georgina’s Struggle for Freedom in The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover - Georgina’s Struggle for Freedom in The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover        In his work "The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover", Peter Greenaway displays the complexity of his main character Georgina. We witness her constant struggle to break free from her hateful and disgusting husband. She realizes her pernicious dependence on Albert. His coercion, oppression and abuse make Georgina's life unbearable. Her need for freedom is expressed in her involvement in a sexual relation with a man completely different from her husband and his cronies....   [tags: Cook Thief Wife Lover Essays]
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