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Summary of "Grant Writing for Dummies" Overview - Part I Setting the Stage with Grant Basics Chapter one helped clarify grant terminology that I may run into while conducting grant research and filling out grant applications. I found this useful because I now have a better understanding of what certain grants are looking for and the grant language that is needed. This chapter also helped me learn how to set up a plan for keeping track of the grants I am working on and helped set up the process. The second chapter goes over how to create and complete funding plans for each grant....   [tags: Grant Writing, ] 1266 words
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Who Is Buried in Grant's Tomb? - ... Ulysses then saw action as a Quartermaster in the Mexican-American War from 1846 until 1848, in battles such as Palo Alto, Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo and Chapultepec. Grant returned home to marry Julia Dent, the daughter of a West Point Classmate who he had met while visiting their home during his commission at Jefferson Barracks. After his marriage, Grant was stationed in several remote locations far away from his new family. His loneliness caused him to turn to anger and drinking, which caused problems with his behavior while on duty (granthomepage.com)....   [tags: Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US president]
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US Grant: War Superior - “The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on,” a quote by famous United States General and President, Ulysses S. Grant, is very descriptive of the methods he employed during his time as General. He always gave his side the best chance to win. Grant was a dominant general of the Civil War. Some may ask “Was he really a superior general to his predecessors. If so, what really made him superior?” Grant led the Union to a victory over the Confederacy and succeeded in doing what his predecessors failed to do....   [tags: Ulysses S Grant, American History, Civil War]
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Ulysses S. Grant and the Trials of Leadership - Ulysses S. Grant and the Trials of Leadership On June 3, 1864, the Union and Confederate armies met on a battlefield in Cold Harbor, Virginia. The Confederates were well entrenched and prepared to mount a defensive stand. The Union soldiers on the other side of the lines were preparing for an attack that would prove to be disastrous. They knew what the outcome would be. In only 20 minutes of fighting, 7,000 Union soldiers were killed or wounded. As the Yankees prepared to go into action, many began sewing tags with their names on them into their clothes so their bodies could be identified after their deaths....   [tags: Ulysses S Grant Essays]
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African Americans' Attitude Toward Whites as Seen in Grant Wiggins and Jefferson - Grant Wiggins and Jefferson, two main protagonists, were in journey to show pride, dignity, and freedom they should have as African American toward white society. Although they started on the different level of education, they both were heading for the same goal until the end as common black man who is searching for the true meaning of their life. The background of this novel was in 1940’s in little town of Bayonne, Louisiana. Even though blacks were legally freed, there was still prejudice, supremacy going on in this town....   [tags: Grant Wiggins, racism, civil war, USA, history] 911 words
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Ulysses S. Grant's Civil War Experience - Ulysses S. Grant's Civil War Experience Hello, and good day to you all. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Ulysses S. Grant and I am from the great state of Ohio. As many know, I have served in the brutal Mexican American war where my bravery in battle pushed the American army one step closer to victory....   [tags: History First Person Ulysses Grant] 1376 words
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Proposal for a Research Grant on Type II Diabetes - One of the most serious (and misunderstood) diseases that affects our country today is type II diabetes. While many people may not understand exactly what type II diabetes is, it is actually quite simple: "Type II diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose)- your body's main source of fuel" (Mayo Clinic, 2006). Type II diabetes is the most common type of diabetes, with approximately 90 to 95% of the 21 million Americans who suffer from diabetes have type II diabetes....   [tags: Research Grant Proposal]
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A Brief Biography on Ulysses Grant - ... A devoted husband and father Grant was a devoted father and husband and family always came first. After his long and triumphant life Grand died on July 23, 1885 in Mount McGregor, New York, due to throat cancer, just days after finishing his memoirs. Grant was a man of many achievements. For example one of grants most notable achievements was that he was appointed Brigadier General by President Abraham Lincoln on August 7, 1861. His first battle quickly followed his first battle at Belmont, Missouri....   [tags: 18th president of the US] 977 words
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Is Ulyses S. Grant a Hero? - ... He has opened his eyes to the obvious and believes African Americans are stuck below the whites and have been born to work like mules and live like dogs. Antoine says, “Forget it. Just go on and be the nigger you were born to be, but forget about life.” (65) He was a realist, and a noncomformist; the world needed someone like Grant, someone who would stand up for his or her race, fight for equality, and break Antoine’s belief of the colored men’s doom. Which is what Grant did. He stood up for his class and became a teacher to make a difference in any possible way....   [tags: American Civil War, US presidents]
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The Great Depression by Reg Grant - ... Grant’s contrast between the early 1900s conservative banking using hard cash and strict loan restrictions and the late 1900s risky banking through wide-open credit provides a basis to understand the development of credit throughout the 20th century. Back tracking into economic history, George Fisher Baker was a man of conservatism, reputation and tradition. About 1857, Baker met John Thompson, a financial publisher and dear of bank notes, who saw great banking potential in Baker. Thompson advocated for ‘government money’, national currency to circulate the economy instead of gold....   [tags: effects on the American banking system] 1654 words
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The Pell Grant Program: A Necessity - In 1965, the United States legislature passed a historical legislation called the Higher Education Act of 1965. This was an important legislation intended to strengthen the resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance to students in postsecondary and higher education. Today, this act remains the foundation for most postsecondary education subsidies, including the Federal Pell Grant program. Since its inception, the federal government has continued to provide varying amounts of funding for higher education in hopes of encouraging college enrollment by reducing college costs....   [tags: Educational Issues]
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Scientific Misconduct and Grant Fraud - ... According to statistics provided by the NIH, over 40 million dollars a year are lost due to fabricated data and individual researchers stealing from research budgets, of which comes from grant money and donations. Why do researchers feel the need to falsify evidence and why do they steal money and commit fraud. According to an article by Explore, pride is a big motivator in scientific falsification. Some researchers are so proud and will believe so much in their hypothesis that they will fabricate data and evidence so much as to receive grant money to further try to prove their theories correct, even if they know they are wrong....   [tags: research, finance, experiments, society] 1977 words
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Avoiding Scholarship or Grant Schemes - ... If they have to pay money to get money it is more than likely a scam. In reality students should never have to pay to receive a scholarship. A second warning sign would be if a company contacted them stating that they won a scholarship or grant that they have not entered themselves. A student can't win a contest if him or her have not entered information in to the organization. Scammers just want to make it seem that way so students and consumers will give them their personal information. Students need to keep their common sense....   [tags: financial fraud in search of higher education] 553 words
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Weddings: Cinderella by Cambell Grant - From a young age, children are encouraged by their parents and teachers to begin dreaming and imagining their future life. Kids often think about what they want to be when they become adults and in particular, girls often imagine their dream wedding. Constant exposure to the idea of marriage and images of sophisticated weddings leads children to dream of having an elaborate wedding as well. As young girls grow up, they begin to come in contact with magazines, which also endorse fairytale weddings....   [tags: cinderella, dream wedding]
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Michael Grant's Bzrk Reloaded - ... Vincent had gone insane because he had lost his biots. Sadie fixes Vincent by erasing the memory of his biots death. I was just curious whether or not they might fix Noah’s brother the same way or are they just going to leave him in the insane asylum. I’d also like to know who exactly is Lear. Lear is the leader of Bzrk, the team that is trying protect the world from being taken over by the Armstrong twins, and that is pretty much all we now about him or her. He or she is an extremely mysterious character in the Bzrk Series....   [tags: nanothechnology, book analysis]
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Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant achieved greatness, but not without struggles. He “careened from poverty to riches, from triumph to failure, from humiliation to glorification.” (Smith,14) Grant developed both integrity and strong character in his boyhood years and at West Point Military Academy, that took him through the Civil War, his years as President, and throughout the rest of his life. (Smith, 13-19) Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio, during the time period called the “Era of Good Feelings.” (The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S....   [tags: Biography] 1838 words
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Ulysses S Grant - Hiram Ulysses Grant, most commonly known as Ulysses S Grant, was the United States of America’s eighteenth president. But being president was only one of his many titles. Grant was the husband to Julia Boggs Dent from St. Louis, Missouri. Julia was twenty-two years old when she married Grant on August 22, 1848. Julia had many nicknames for her husband Grant: Dodo, Dode, and Dody. They we very in love and remained completely faithful to one and other. They had four children together and were thought of as very good parents (Ulysses, Web)....   [tags: Biography]
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Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S Grant was an iconic figure in the Civil War and was well known for his astounding feats throughout the war.(World book Advanced) While Ulysses S. Grant is the name he is most commonly known as, his real name is Hiram Ulysses Grant and the S. stands for nothing.(Ulysses S. Grant Homepage) Ulysses graduated from West Point with high marks in Horsemanship and Mathematics, but he had poor grades in classes like French. Grant fell in love with his roommate's sister Julia Dent, but sadly he was called to serve at the start of the Mexican War....   [tags: US civil war]
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Ulysses S. Grant: A Brief Biography - ... On April 25, 1845, he was assigned under the command of General Zachary Taylor, and after, served with Winfield Scott in the campaign for Mexico City. After the war, he was assigned to garrison duty. However, he overindulged in alcohol, and was forced to resign. For the next 6 years (until the Civil War), his luck dwindled, until he ended up back in a leather store… again. In 1861, Grant’s luck was renewed again. The Civil War had begun. On February 1862, Ulysses captured Fort Henry with support from gunboats on a river....   [tags: influential American presidents] 703 words
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iRead Grant Proposal - Washburn Women's Venture Partners: Proposal for Grant Funding: the iRead Common Reading Program Purpose: The iRead common reading program at Washburn University was developed to enhance the educational experience of the students and the greater Washburn/Topeka community. • Common reading programs merge the curricular and cocurricular components of college and reinforce the message that learning occurs both inside and outside the classroom.* • Such programs help students understand that reading, critical thinking, discussion, and other activities are expected in college and contribute to learning.* • Reading can promote more meaningful learning....   [tags: Verbal Proposal] 860 words
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Tutoring at Grant Street Neighborhood Center - On 09/14/09 was our orientation where I was assigned to tutor kids every Monday and Wednesday at the Grant Street Neighborhood Center. Since we were late on our first day, we had only ten minutes for the orientation. Briana and Janice were in charge of the Grant Street Neighborhood Center. They explained the rules and told us that we will be tutoring kids who are nine to nineteen years of age. This kind of shocked all of us because we all thought that we will be tutoring kids, who are in the elementary and middle schools....   [tags: tutoring, volunteering, ] 1388 words
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Application for a Grant to Stay at University of Rostock - ... Moreover, I have a broad experience in laboratory techniques, experimental design and data analysis, which I have been developing since I was an intern student. The experiences and results that I would gain in the research stay would compliment relevant topics of my thesis project and they will be publication oriented. My ongoing research is focused on the ecophysiological study of two red seaweeds from a Mediterranean estuary in South Spain. I am particularly interested in understanding how the different environmental factors affect the growth and spatial distribution of the two species that inhabit the intertidal zone....   [tags: education, reseach, goals] 515 words
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Grant and Lee - Grant and Lee Throughout the course of my history career, which is not very long, teachers and professors have always focused on the point that General Grant was a butchering alcoholic who won the war solely on the account of his stubborn personality. And on the other hand, teachers portrayed General Lee as a masterful strategist, who used Christian values in order to win the rebellion. However, in Fuller’s account of the two Generals, he alleges through data and personal intuition that General Grant was actually a strategist and mastermind that not only won the war but also, lost fewer soldiers....   [tags: essays research papers] 908 words
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Grant Wood’s "American Gothic" - Grant Wood’s American Gothic is one of the most famous paintings in the history of American art. The painting brought Wood almost instant fame after being exhibited for the first time at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1930. It is probably the most reproduced and parodied works of art, and has become a staple within American pop-culture. The portrait of what appears to be a couple, standing solemnly in front of their mid-western home seems to be a simplistic representation of rural America. As simple as it sounds, when looking deeper into this image, it reveals something much more complex....   [tags: Artistic Analysis] 1418 words
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Ulysses S. Grant: A Strong American President - ... Ulysses S. Grant graduated middle of his class in the year of 1843. His first taste of war came soon after during the Mexican War, where he fought under Zachary Taylor. When he returned home, he married his West Point roommate’s sister, Julia Dent. Soon after though, he had to leave her to travel abroad. He would have four children with her and they would be married for thirty-seven years. Grant soon resigned from the military life and went back to work in his father’s tanner shop, which he despised....   [tags: unconditional, surrender, cabinet, president] 840 words
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Ulysses S. Grant, and his US Presidency - ... Grant began to adopt many of the Radicals ideas when going into presidency. He supported policies of the Radicals that did not allow the leaders of the Confederacy to hold political power. One of which was provide African Americans with civil and political rights, with the right to vote. He came to believe that the federal government had to protect African Americans from racist Southern governments and preventing former Confederates from retaking power again (American President: A Reference Resource)....   [tags: War, Republican]
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Role of Ulysses S. Grant in the American Civil War - During the Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant played a main part in the Union’s Victory. He did this by: Winning multiple battles, his expertise as a leader, and defeating Robert E. Lee. Grant started his career as an officer by going through the military academy called WestPoint. After graduating as a Second Lieutenant, he made his way through the ranks in the Mexican-American War. During the Civil War, he was promoted to Brigadier General, Major General and then to Lieutenant General by President Abraham Lincoln....   [tags: american history, civil war]
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Biography of Ulysses S. Grant and the Civil War - ... Forts Henry, Heiman, and Donelson were created to protect Tennessee from the Union using the rivers as a way into Tennessee. Henry Halleck gave Grant the go ahead plan to move quickly to attack Fort Henry. As Grant’s two divisions marched south, gunboats moved down river to attack the Fort Heiman and Fort Henry. In an exchange of gunfire, Forts Heiman and Henry fell to the Union on February 6, 1862. (www.civilwar.org/battlefield/fort-donelson.html) Once Grant had taken Fort Heiman and Fort Henry he moved on to the larger Fort Donelson near the Cumberland River....   [tags: military, union, war]
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Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States - ... These military engagements were known as the Battle of Ganghwa. Several hundred Korean soldiers and three Americans were killed. Korea still refused to negotiate, and the American fleet sailed away. The Koreans refer to this 1871 U.S. military action as Shinmiyangyo. President Grant defended Rogers in his third annual message to Congress in December, 1871. After a change in regimes in Seoul, in 1881, the U.S. negotiated a treaty – the first treaty between Korea and a Western nation.[118] 2 Grant was a Republican, and his main supporters were the Radical and Stalwartfactions....   [tags: American history, notorious leaders] 1562 words
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Union Army Commanders: Ulysses S. Grant - ... After a failed attempt to correct the error, he started signing his name as Ulysses S. Grant. Besides his phenomenal math and drawing skills, Grant had little previous education which gave others the impression that he was unintelligent. However, his classmates respected him. One of his classmates was asked to give his opinion about Grant thirty years later, to which he said, “I had a warm admiration for Grant, though none of us were wise enough to predict his brilliant future. I am astonished that we did not, for the Grant of to-day was the Grant of West Point” (Longacre 21)....   [tags: horses, mexican american war] 983 words
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Ulysses S. Grant and His Contribution to America - ... It is said as the two crossed a river in a buggy, Julia said she’d cling to him, and he asked if she’d cling to him for life, and that was his proposal. But before they could get married, Ulysses went off to fight in the Mexican War, and they eventually got married two years later. (Alter, 2002) The Fourth Infantry was ordered to West Louisiana to ensure no Americans would “filibuster” or interfere with Senate actions, but Grant recalled in his memoirs that their real mission was to “serve as a menace to Mexico in case she appeared to comtemplate war… a war that would be conspiracy to acquire territory out of which slave states might be formed for the American Union.” (Bunting III, 200...   [tags: notorious American presidents]
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Grant - The American Cancer Society Youth Initiative Cancer Prevention and Youth For the first time in recorded history, children are less healthy than their parents were at the same age. According to the most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, youth tobacco rates are at an all time high among high school students (28.5%), only 21.4% of youth report eating five servings of fruit and vegetables daily, and only 32.2% of these youth report participation in daily physical exercise....   [tags: essays research papers] 2428 words
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Ulysses S. Grant Was a True Epic Hero - ... When the war ended, Ulysses returned back to Missouri and married Julia. They were married in August of 1848. History. com stated, “In the early years of his marriage, Grant was assigned to a series of remote posts, some of them on the West Coast, which kept him separated from his family. In 1854, he resigned from the military” (Ulysses S, Grant). Since Ulysses was always away from home and his family, he missed his family very much. He wrote to them often and wanted to be close with them as if he was really there....   [tags: civil war, life, leadership] 1114 words
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grant.gov - Another US Government Grant Department Fraud - Martin Luther King changed the world because he had a dream. Simply by sharing his dream and believing in its possibility, he altered the course of the nation. If the current powers in government could work for the people and believe in the strength of individual dreams, the economic crisis could become the nations past, rather than its continued future. Too many people have lost their jobs while food and utility prices have continued to rise. With or without fallout from the “credit explosion” of the 1990’s, the high unemployment rates and steady cost of living increases were bound to create bank failures due to a large number of foreclosures....   [tags: Government Frauds and Scams] 1005 words
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Ulysses S. Grant versus Robert ELee - ... In contrast, Grant believed that everyone had the opportunity to succeed in society and that everyone had the same opportunities. Catton wrote, “No man was born to anything, except perhaps to a chance to show how far he could rise. Life was a competition” (430). The societal differences between the two men gave insight into how each perceived the future of the States. Lee believed that landowners played a key role in determining the success of the country. He believed that this social class of privileged aristocrats is where leaders should be chosen....   [tags: a study in contrasts]
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Making College More Affordable: Tuition Aid Grant - Presently, the availability of educational opportunities at the college and university level is a critical state and personal interest given the needs of the state for a well-educated workforce which has never been greater. Too many, the focal point of attending college is receiving a high paying job in the future. Unfortunately, in most states, tuition is on the rise and students who come from low-income families find themselves struggling to fund their education. According to legislatures, “The cost of college in New Jersey, as in the nation, continues to grow faster than the rate of inflation.” (State of New Jersey 1)....   [tags: Higher Education, college]
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The Agriculture Insinuative Grant Should Remain Funded - ... Agriculture education impacts more than just the students involved in the programs. On Tuesday April eighth a couple of my fellow Ag peers, my Ag instructor, and I took a trip to the state capital to encourage the Assembly Budget SubCommittee on Education Finance to reject the governors budget proposal. During that time students, assembly members, parents, and community leaders spoke about what agriculture meant to them and the state. I got to speak on how agriculture education and the FFA impacted my life and made me a better person....   [tags: California funding policies]
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Scoring a 92 or Better for a Drug Free Communities Grant - ... The fact that trained eligibility screeners have difficulty confirming requirements have been met further attests to the complexity of the DFC application. Although being contacted for clarification seems innocuous, it means your application will be held back while others move on to the second step of the process: peer review, and reviewers will know that there was a problem that delayed your application. Once the application has been deemed eligible, the next step of the process is peer review....   [tags: applying for project funds] 957 words
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Why TOTAL Should Grant Me a Scholarship - ... If I would like to build global network of scholars to be able to collectively build a better global sustainable governance. If I were to be selected for TOTAL Scholarship, I intend to build scholars network with the TOTAL Scholarship recipients from other 26 countries. I believe that if each country representative make a step for sustainability in their own country or workplace in the future, it could help a global sustainable governance both directly and indirectly. Moreover, from the diverse source of governance components, a great idea and movement could be formed from different insights....   [tags: government, youth, experience, worker] 593 words
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Sir Frederick Grant Banting's Influence on Medicine - ... Banting’s interest in the pancreas arose from earlier research done by Sir Edward Schafer, who introduced the concept of insulin in 1909 as a theoretically deficient substance in diabetics. Banting attributed the earlier scientists’ inability to properly extract insulin to the proteolytic activity of Trypsin. He sought to ligate the pancreatic ducts before extraction to induce pancreatic atrophy in order to destroy the pancreas’ enzyme-secreting ability, and preserve the Islets of Langerhans, the insulin-secreting cells....   [tags: pancreas, diabetes, research]
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Sir Frederick Grant Banting - Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891-1941) Life Description Sir Frederick Grant Banting was a Canadian physician, physiologist, and Nobel winner in 1923 for the discovery of the hormone insulin, used in treating diabetes. Early Life Banting was born November 14, 1891, on a farm near Alliston, Ontario. The death of his friend made him having the desire to be a doctor. However, his father was a devoutly religious man, and hoped that Frederick would become minister. After he graduated from high school, the conflicts with his parents begun....   [tags: Biographies] 1431 words
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U.S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant rose to command all the Federal armies in the Civil War. Ulysses Hiram Grant was born April 27, 1822, in a two room frame house at Point Pleasant, Ohio. His father, Jesse Root Grant, was foreman in a tannery. When Grant was one his parents moved to Georgetown where they had five more children there, two boys and three girls. At seventeen Grant was harvesting, and hauling wood. his father got him an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point that year....   [tags: essays research papers] 906 words
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u.s. grant - Ulysses Hiram Grant was born April 27, 1822, in a two room frame house at Point Pleasant, Ohio. His father, Jesse Root Grant, was foreman in a tannery and a farmer. His mother, Hannah Simpson Grant, was a hard working frontier woman. When Ulysses was a year old, the family moved to Georgetown. There his father bought a farm, built a house, and set up his own tannery. Jesse and Hannah had five more children there, two boys and three girls. Grant love horses and learned to manage them at an early age....   [tags: essays research papers] 2376 words
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Grant Hill - In someway grant was a typical boy. He was energetic and playful. He liked to ride his dirt bike around the neighborhood. And, of course, he liked sports, especially soccer and basketball. For a while, he even had more soccer trophies then basketball. But, as he grew, he realized he had a better chance to excel on the basketball court. One sport Grant never played was football. Not because he didn’t want to, but because his father forbade him to play untill he was in high school. “ I didn’t want him dealing with pressures of comparison,” said Calvin, his father....   [tags: essays research papers] 1165 words
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grant hill - Grant Hill Everybody in Detroit called him “The Man” because he always was a leader and the to-go person in any tough moment of the game. Some people called him “The Gentleman” because he was a genuinely nice person with respect for the game and for others. Joe Dumars, a member of the legendary 1989-1990 Detroit Pistons team, once declared “He is the best player I’ve seen coming into the league for years”. Road to history was wide open for Grant, but luck had some other plans for his career. This is the story of Grant Hill, a story about having faith, patience and love for the game of basketball....   [tags: essays research papers] 1028 words
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Grant Wood - Grant Wood            I recently took a trip to the Jocelyn Art Museum. There they had many great painting in the permanent art collection. One that caught my eye, which I had seen many times before, but never knew any thing about, was a painting called Stone City, Iowa , which was created by Grant Wood in 1930. This painting is oil on wood panel and is 30 ¼ X 40 inches. Grant Wood is a famous philosopher who was born in February in the year 1891 in Anamosa, Iowa. Wood was born to Quaker parents on a small farm....   [tags: essays research papers] 1028 words
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Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant      On April 27, 1822 a boy was born to Jesse Root Grant and Hannah Simpson Grant in the small town of Point Pleasant, Ohio. They named their son Hiram Ulysses Grant. In 1823 the family moved to a town nearby called Georgetown, Ohio, where Ulysses’ father owned a tannery and some farmland. Grant had two brothers and three sisters born in Georgetown.      Ulysses attended school in Georgetown until he was 14. He then spent one year at the academy in Maysville, Kentucky, and in 1838, he entered an academy in nearby Ripely, Ohio....   [tags: biographies bio biography] 1574 words
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Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant American General and 18th President of the United States of America, Ulysses S. Grant, was a master war strategist who won the first major Union victories during the Civil War; however, political leadership proved to be far different from military leadership for Grant. While in office from 1869-1877 Grant scarcely attempted to control events, made injudicious appointments to public office, and had official corruption taint his administration, although Grant himself was never said to be actually have been involved in this corruption....   [tags: essays research papers] 535 words
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Hiram Ulysses Grant - Hiram Ulysses Grant was born near Pleasant Point, Ohio, on April 27, 1822. His parents were Hannah Simpson and Jesse Grant. Jesse Grant was the owner of a tannery. He was shy boy while growing up. At the age of one year he was taken to Georgetown where he was educated at local and boarding schools. He graduated 21st in a class of 39, from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843 where he had enrolled under the name of Ulysses Simpson Grant. He was assigned to Jefferson Barracks, MO, where he met Julia Dent....   [tags: essays research papers] 420 words
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Ulysses S Grant - Ulysses S Grant Although Ulysses S. Grant's contemporaries placed him in the highest position of great Americans along with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, the twentieth century has seen him fade. His presidency has been almost universally condemned, and he is consistently ranked second to rock bottom Warren G. Harding in polls of historians to rate the presidents. Although his military reputation has declined as well, it nevertheless continues to win him a steady following. Even his most faithful admirers, however, tend to end their studies conveniently at Appomattox, and one senses a wide regret that Grant's public career extended beyond the Civil War....   [tags: American History] 1564 words
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Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses Simpson Grant, (1822-1885), American general and 18th President of the United States. Grant, the most capable of the Union generals during the Civil War, was a master strategist. He won the first major Union victories. President Abraham Lincoln staunchly defended him against critics and promoted him to command all Union forces. Grant accepted Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House. However, Grant had no disposition for political leadership, and as president (1869-1877) he scarcely attempted to control events....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was an American general and 18th president of the United States. Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27, 1822, the son of Hannah Simpson and Jesse Grant, the owner of a tannery. Taken to nearby Georgetown at the age of one, he was educated in local and boarding schools. In 1839, under the name of Ulysses Simpson instead of his original Hiram Ulysses, he was appointed to West Point. Graduating 21st in a class of 39 in 1843, he was assigned to Jefferson Barracks, Missouri....   [tags: essays research papers] 1117 words
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Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant General Ulysses S. Grant's brilliant siege of Vicksburg had a significant impact on the surrender of the Confederacy. This Vicksburg campaign was significant due to the fact that it basically gave the Union total control of the Mississippi River. This meant the isolation of the West and basically a clear waterway for supplies to reach the Deep South. Once this waterway was open arms, food, and soldiers could be provided for the Union soldiers in the South and open a devastating wound in the heart of the Confederacy....   [tags: Papers] 1152 words
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Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant lived an interesting life. He gave so much to this country. His life was exciting and he lived in many different places, from small houses to a house given by people to the white house. From saving the blacks from more slavery to giving the U.S. bad years from presidency. Ulysses S. Grant was an American general and the 18th president of the U.S. (Williams 53).Grant was born in point pleasant, Ohio, on April 27 ,1822, the son os Hannah Simpson and Jesse Grant, the owner of a tannery (Williams 52)....   [tags: essays research papers] 955 words
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Radcliffe Summer Travel Grant Recipient - Radcliffe Summer Travel Grant Recipient 1. Personal Statement: I was sitting in Au Bon Pain the other day, trying to read a book for class, but happy for the distraction. Rick plopped himself down in the chair across the table. I hadn't seen him in almost a year. I had thought maybe things were going better for him. He soon told me differently. He was on the streets again. I knew it wouldn't be long before he was back at our shelter. I have now been working at the University Lutheran Church homeless shelter for two and a half years....   [tags: Social Services Education Careers Essays] 878 words
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Great Generals of the Revolutionary War and the Civil War - Great generals are crucial to the prospering of a nation. They impart unity to a country and defend against any enemy it may encounter. There are two wars showcasing such brilliant generals in American history: the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. In one, the English colonists on the continent of North America broke off from their mother country to form their own. In the other, the nation of the United States, having been firmly established at that point, was fighting against itself over the issue of slavery....   [tags: american politics, grant, washington]
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The Morrill Act's Attempt to Expand Agricultural Development in the United States - ... With the industrial age coming about it was almost perfect timing for Justin Morrill and his expansion idea from Europe. Land grant colleges were a major movement in the education system in the United States. With the passing of the Morrill Act, it enacted federal land to be given to each state, to provide a school to educate people on agriculture and mechanical arts. The purpose of these land grant colleges was to teach “practical” uses or what is now define as “problem solving”, which is done through research on meeting the needs of those on the frontier....   [tags: education, land, grant] 803 words
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The Role of Leaders in Companie's Fate - In turbulent financial times like these, the quality of leadership in companies is of utmost importance. Leaders play a great role in determining the fate of companies. They are like captains steering their ships in the middle of a storm at sea. In the case of Monsanto, Hugh Grant has been that captain. He has managed to turn around a controversial company into one of the most respected agricultural biotechnology companies in the world. This term paper seeks to bisect and dissect his leadership style to understand the reasons behind the success of Monsanto....   [tags: monsanto, hugh grant, leadership]
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Football and Faith: Facing the Giants by Alex Kendrick - Facing the Giants (2006) merges both football and faith into an inspirational Christian film. Directed by and starring Alex Kendrick as Grant Taylor, this movie about a high school football team asks viewers, “Do you bring your best every day?” Facing the Giants is a movie that reminds its viewers, “Never Give Up, Never Back Down, Never Lose Faith.” The two brothers who wrote, directed, and produced the movie are Stephen and Alex Kendrick, who are from Albany GA. Stephen works at Albany’s Sherwood Baptist Church as a senior associate pastor while Alex serves in the position of Associate Pastor of Media....   [tags: film, grant taylor, movie]
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An Angel is Sent to Save the Day in the Movie, The Bishop's Wife - ... Staying awake and keeping from day dreaming was a challenge. On the other hand giving this film the benefit of the doubt, it was interesting to see the extreme differences between films of that age and modern films. I found myself wondering if future generations will look back at the current movie we love so much and find them to be a boring cure for insomnia. I find it interesting to think that one day the horror films everybody loves may be called dull and unexciting just as the religious holiday films are sometimes seen as today....   [tags: cary grant, church, neglect]
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Potential Interventions to Assist in Our Increasing Physical Activity Initiative for Talbot - ... Ten studies qualified for the review done by the Community Preventative Services Task Force and yielded the following results: improving access to areas for physical activity assisted in getting people to increase their exercise level and most of the studies reported an increase in weight loss or a decrease in body fat for members who participated (HealthyPeople.gov, 2013). Thus, based on the evidence of the benefits of improving environmental structures to assist in increasing physical activity and the completion of assessing our community needs and resources, analyzing problems and determining goals, it is time for a plan to be developed to improve the environmental structures....   [tags: grant, educatioon, flyers and brochures] 692 words
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Identity and Belonging in Shanghai Girls and Silver like Dust - “As we journey through life, identity and belonging must be consistently renegotiated.” Each person’s identity goes through a process of stages in order to be fully developed and be a whole identity. Some people needs more time than others to attain a full, whole identity. There are many factors which play a role in sharpens people’s identity such as the environment that the people love in and the experiences that they went through. Undoubtedly, immigrants, especially those form two different cultures, need more time to achieve a stable and whole identity as they become trapped between two cultures, unable to categorize themselves with a particular one....   [tags: Kimi Grant, Obaacham]
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Chimerix’s Decision to Grant an Experimental Drug to a Terminal Patient - ... The choices made in a business should be voiced by each individual worker, creating more participation and allowing unique perspectives. Employees are trained and have the knowledge to do their work, giving them the right to declare their input freely. Leaders have an important role in emphasizing employee’s freedom. They should teach employees in a way that allows them to attribute their opinion and employees should not fear expressing their opinion to upper levels of management. Chimerix’s principle of subsidiarity internally in the company was lacking at first since they did not accept the fact that there was a suffering community unlike themselves....   [tags: values, denied, hospitality] 2991 words
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Reverend Ambrose and Grant Wiggins in A Lesson Before Dying - Suffering through the horrors of racism, black Americans appear to have no chance of progression in society.  Generation after generation of being uneducated and treated like animals has left the black community in shambles, and thinking they are not as good as the whites.  In the 1940's it was difficult to find a black man who could read and write. The black man's illiteracy caused them to believe that they were less civilized than the whites.  In Ernest Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, we are introduced to Jefferson, an uneducated, average black man who has been wrongly accused of a murder.  Convinced that he is an animal, Jefferson is going to be taught by Reverend Ambrose and Grant Wiggins...   [tags: A Lesson Before Dying Essays] 1119 words
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Assess The Role Of Ulysses S. Grant In The Union Victory - Asses the role of Ulysses S. Grant in the victory of the union Ulysses S. Grant played a crucial role in the victory of the union in the American civil war. Ulysses S. Grant, later to become the 18th president of the United States, commanded union forces during the civil war as a general and general in chief. The greatest assets that Ulysses S. Grant brought to the union forces were his incredible strategic mind, his determination, his willingness to fight and his ability to win. Throughout the war grant steered the union to victory many major battles both before and after her was assigned general in chief of the union army....   [tags: American History Civil War] 1029 words
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Hiram Ulysses Grant : Sloppy Drunk or Honorable Icon? - Hiram Ulysses Grant was born on April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Ulysses grew up loving horses. He loved riding, and taking care of them. His father Jesse Root Grant was a tanner and made a good living for his family. His mother Hannah Simpson Grant was said to be a mysterious and distant woman who didn't offer much Support or affection to young Ulysses. Nonetheless his parents had very high Expectations of him. His father wanted him to attend school and become a successful businessman....   [tags: American History] 545 words
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Graduation Speech: God, Grant Me Wisdom - The year is 2038. I, Bob Millings, am a retired multi-millionare relaxing on the porch of my beach house on the Northshore of Oahu in the Hawaii Islands. Having already earned my millions from selling the hundreds of Ichiro cards that I amassed throughout the past 20 years, I have nothing else better to do than lay on my beach chair and soak up the rays. Suddenly a flock of seagulls (yes, seagulls fly in flocks) crosses my line of vision, and a tear comes to my eye. Oh, how that magnificent bird reminds me of the best four years of my life at County High School, the home of the Seagulls....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 649 words
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Communism and its Impact on the Postwar World - Ted Grant was one of the leading Western Trotskyist theorists for decades, and many of his predictions about the Soviet Union, China and the revolutions in the developing world turned out to be remarkably prescient. Even though, Trotskyism lacked a mass party of working class base in any country. In reality, Stalinism was a counterrevolutionary movement that suppressed the masses and even the Communist Parties in favor of a bureaucratic police state. Stalin’s Russia was a “military police-state” that offered a “ready-made Bonapartist model” to underdeveloped countries like China, Cuba, Algeria, Burma, Vietnam and many others, but it was not Marxist since none of these regime sand ruling part...   [tags: imperialism, stalinism, ted grant, communism]
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Outlining Hope in American Gothic and Rural Rehabilitation Client - Grant Wood was a Regionalist artist who continually endeavored to capture the idyllic beauty of America’s farmlands. In 1930 he had been roaming through his hometown in Iowa searching for inspiration when he stumbled upon a house that left him spellbound. From this encounter came America’s iconic American Gothic. Not long after Wood’s masterpiece was complete the once ideal countryside and the people who tended to it were overcome by despair and suffering as the Great Depression came to be. It was a time of economic distress that affected nearly every nation....   [tags: art, compare, grant wood, Shahn ] 917 words
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Generals of the Civil War - The civil war had many great soldiers fighting for what they thought was right for their country. It also had some of the greatest generals the United States of America has ever seen, sadly, some of these generals were on the losing side, but this fact does not make them any less great. Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson are all evidence of greatness in a time of darkness. Robert E. Lee was born on January 19, 1807 in Stratford, Virginia. He was the youngest boy born to Henry Lee who fought in the American Revolution....   [tags: mexican american war, Ulysses, Grant]
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Comparing and Contrasting Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee- Two Icons in American History - No matter how much something can differ some characteristics are shared. As strange as it sounds it’s very true, both Grant and Lee are two different yet similar people. As these two fights for what they believe in, though their beliefs are different they share some qualities. Ulysses S. Grant wanted the nation to expand and look forward towards the future. Robert E. Lee thought that an old aristocratic way of life was the better choice and that it can survive and dominant in American life. Ulysses S....   [tags: American history] 682 words
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The Evolution of Grant in Ernest J. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying - After the Civil War ended, many blacks and whites, especially in the South, continued living as if nothing had changed with regards to the oppression and poor treatment of African Americans. Narrator Grant Wiggins, of Ernest J. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, possesses a similar attitude toward race relations. Through his experiences with a young man wrongly accused of murder, Grant transforms from a pessimistic, hopeless, and insensitive man into a more selfless and compassionate human being who can see the possibility of change in relations between whites and blacks....   [tags: A Lesson Before Dying ]
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Does Happiness Grant Long Life? - ... Secondly,how does happiness affects our health. When we are unhappy,it affects our health in different ways such as emotionally and physically.According to Complete Health, emotional health is crucial to us as it completes us.When we do not have emotional health,we tend to overthink and this leads to depression which may cause insominia,drug abuse or even self mutilation. It affects our physical health which may cause us to have lack of sleep.When we are lack of sleep,we tend to feel frustrated easily and higher chances of getting sick.It also affects our inmune system,making it hard to fight off viruses.On the other hand,if we are happy both emotionally and physically,we tend to have a...   [tags: health, stress, physical] 542 words
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Outdoor Education Program and Research Proposal Part 1 - Introduction and Overview Description of the program The proposed program is a major in Outdoor Education (OE) to be housed in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY. Outdoor Education is a broad and diverse field but in its most simplistic terms is a form of education that occurs outdoors. The field has strong ties to adventure, experiential, place-based, and environmental education. The OE field supports thousands of seasonal and permanent jobs nationally and statewide, with institutions like the National Outdoor Leadership School, the Teton Science School, and numerous summer camps....   [tags: grant assignments]
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Outdoor Education Program and Research Proposal Part 2 - Assessment Plan Assessment is a critical aspect to the design and evaluation of the curricula and the students. Diamond (2008) notes that, Assessment of student performance has two different but overlapping purposes. First, to provide you with the key information you need as the designer of the courses or curriculum and, second, to provide you with a basis for evaluating each student” (p. 162). There are two main types of assessment; formative and summative (Lattuca & Stark, 2009). Formative evaluation is used for major program improvements, changes and decision making....   [tags: grant assignments]
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Excuses in In the Shadow of Plenty by George Grant - In this book, there were no characters so I chose to write about the most interesting topic in chapter one called “excuses, excuses.” The author here explains about the very first fight between husband and wife and the excuses Adam and Eve gave to cover up their sin in the Garden of Eden. When God asked them of their crime, they tried to put the blame on each other. In all fairness neither of them lied but they did try to cover up the truth, literally. (Genesis 3) Both of their excuses were true but they were very lame....   [tags: essays research papers] 473 words
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Does Higher Education Grant a Successful Career to Urban Women of India? - ... This idea came only through further investigation and by then I had already left the field and hence could not investigate. If I am given an opportunity I would love to go back and understand what the newly educated or education gaining young women of Akshara had to say about this phenomenon. It would give me a better understand of the issue of the girl child and further education. I have come to realise that misunderstanding and confusion are a part of the field. Something that looks incredibly simple for you might not be the same for the person who is answering your questions....   [tags: genders, unemployed, ethnic] 1134 words
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American Gothic - I had done some fashion work in St. Paul and I had principally gone to Chicago to shoot fashion, but I found myself doing more and more work on the south side, the poverty stricken areas where the blacks lived. That is what got me a Rosenwald Fellowship, the first one ever given in photography. At the time, Jack Delano was in Chicago and he encouraged me to come to the Farm Security Administration. I wanted to work at the FSA because they were doing what I wanted to do ; exposing poverty in America- and along with poverty I wanted to expose racism in America, so I sort of fit right into the grove....   [tags: Grant Wood Gordon Parks] 1050 words
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Racism in Ernest Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying - After the civil war ended many blacks and whites especially in the south, continued living as if nothing had changed with regards to the oppressions and poor treatment of African Americans. Narrator Grant Wiggins, of the novel A Lesson Before Dying, By Ernest Gaines, finds himself in a similar situation towards racism. Through his experience Grant is forced to transform Jefferson who was wrongly accused of a murder from a “HOG” into a man. Although Grant was forced to make jefferson a man, he himself became more of one as a result....   [tags: racism, prejudice] 512 words
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Checking the Validity of Patents in India - ... The new procedure does not treat the pre-grant opponent as a party to the proceeding: there is no fee for filing opposition, no procedure for hearing the opponent, and no appeal if the opposition fails. The new procedure innovatively shifts the burden of proof on the applicant, who has to show why the application should be granted a patent in the light of the objections raised by the opponent. All this is in tune with the greater objective of granting patents efficaciously. Also pre-grant opposition potentially gives platform to opponents to file numerous frivolous petitions which could delay the grant of the patent....   [tags: petition, infringement, opponent] 1561 words
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