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Quebec Should be Independent - The French pioneers arrived on the land of today’s Canada before the 17th century, in which they called New France. The English started to colonize North America in the 17th century, and it dominated the land by defeating the French after the French and Indian War, (McDougal Littell World Geography, page 156). Francophone’s population remained a minority in Northern America. The tension between the two ethnicities worsened, so the French asked for an independent nation. Canada and the Quebec province have been trying to reach a general conclusion by looking at the following three main aspects....   [tags: Quebec Independence] 1030 words
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The Pros and Cons of an Independent Central Bank - 1. INTRODUCTION In 1962, Milton Friedman wrote the essay “Should There Be An Independent Central Bank?” Since then, half a century has passed. Nowadays, many countries in the world have their independent central banks. But the discussion about whether central banks should be independent does not end. This paper will try to 1) provide the arguments on both pros and cons whether central banks should be independent; 2) provides evidence about the relationship between central bank independence and inflation in developed countries, developing countries and transition countries....   [tags: Central Bank Independence]
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How to Be Independent in a Relationship? - Often, if you look around, you will find that most people give utmost importance to their partners. Surely, it is a good sign, until you reach the state wherein you constantly think about ways to keep him//her happy. So what does it take to be independent in a relationship, without jeopardizing your own happiness. Well, for most, the idea of an independent relationship relates to be able to go out with pals, relaxing on a Sunday morning and having some sort of command over the remote when watching television with the partner....   [tags: partner, happy, space, friends, hobbies] 777 words
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Should Scotland Be an Independent Country? - Prior to 1707 the island of great Britain housed two separate kingdoms , the kingdom of England and that of Scotland, although both had been under the rule of the same monarch since 1603, they were separate entities with individual parliaments. However with the acts of union- which proposed the joining of the two kingdoms – passed and both were amalgamated forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain, the act also brought them together under the parliament of Great Britain. While a surrender of independence was unpopular in Scotland, more than 300 years later, Scotland has not fully given up her national identity and thoughts for independence....   [tags: separate kindoms, monarch, finances]
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The Origin of the Independent Black Church - The Origin of the Independent Black Church In today’s society the African American church is one of the largest institutions that promotes education, civil rights, and moral values to African Americans today. There are many different denominations such the National Baptist, the Church of God in Christ, the African Methodist Episcopal, and etc. Out of these organizations some of the most influential civil rights leaders came from these institutions of faith. But have you ever thought where did these churches come from....   [tags: slaves, transition, culture]
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Children Should Be Independent Learners - ... Education should be something that a child will want to look forward to, not depise it for the rest of their days. If happiness is brought into their independent learning skills maybe learning wouldnt be so bad, and perhaps fun. Thats what I would like for students everywhere. We have defined happiness formally as the complete and sufficient good for a human being, but there are many different views of what sorts of life satisfy this definition. Agreeing with me, Aristotle believes the several ways in what happiness consists in....   [tags: philosophy, education, academics] 1069 words
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A Productive and Independent Life - Social work has been described as a promotion of well being for clients to live happy productive lives and to age well is to live with the greatest possible quality of life by adapting to declines in performance. Thus, assisting the elderly as they age to lead lives most conducive to them continuing a positive and uplifting experience is key to those social workers, aiding with elderly clients. Below are the answers to the questions regarding the provided case vignette, as I see them. 1. Client is an elderly widower who resides with his daughter, her husband and his three grandchildren....   [tags: Social Work]
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External Auditors Must be Independent - ... The presence of an external auditor allows creditors, investors or bankers to use financial statements that have been prepared with confidence. Although it does not guarantee the accuracy of a financial statement, it provides users with some reassurance that a company’s financial statements give a true and fair view of its financial position and its business operations. It also provides credibility, where in business, is a major asset. With credibility, the willingness of investors, bankers and others to relate and undertake business projects with a company increases....   [tags: scandal, policies, manipulate] 1153 words
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Independent Movies: The Cloud Atlas - ... The third story is about Luisa Rey, a journalist in San Francisco who discovers a conspiracy regarding a nuclear power plant in 1971. But before Ray receives the incriminating evidence, her inside man is killed. She begins to investigate with the help of the scientist Isaac Sachs and the plant’s head of security Joe Napier. Sachs is also murdered and the assassin makes an attempt on Luisa’s life, but Napier steps in and saves her. Together, they manage to kill the hitman and expose the conspiracy....   [tags: film analysis] 1000 words
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Independent Filmmakers: The Cohen Brothers - There is no doubt that good fortune and big success will not patronize people for no reason. The reason could be that some people work really hard on their work, and it could be some people get a lot of help from other people, and it could be some people get huge talent and use it well, and it could be some people have a lot of enthusiasm for the thing they are doing. Working and living in film and art industry, in many times, “the four reasons” are extremely significant and integral in order to get achievement....   [tags: movie and art industry] 1642 words
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The Independent Games Movement - For any fan of video games today, they may have realized a certain breed of game that has risen to prevalence over the years after a large period of time languishing in the “underground” of conventional games development. These games have become more prominent due to the fan bases which support them, and also due to the constant attention from mainstream gaming media and larger gaming companies. These are independent games - games that are created without the boon of a publisher’s funding. Usually crafted by smaller teams of designers, artists and programmers, the independent gaming movement is looked upon as the “punk era of gaming culture” (as explained by indie developer, Rami Ismail)....   [tags: Video Games, Gaming Industry, Game Developer]
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The Independent Electoral Commission - The Independent Electoral Commission -An approach to its Financial, HR Management and ICT functions- The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is an independent organisation established under the Chapter 9 of the South African Constitution not only to conduct elections to the National Assembly, provincial legislatures and municipal councils in South Africa, but also to promote and safeguard democracy. In 1993, a temporary Electoral Commission was created to manage the first democratic elections of the national and provincial legislatures, which were held in April 1994....   [tags: conduct democratic elections, south africa] 1658 words
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Helping Children Become Independent - Cut the apron string is allowing young infants to grow-up and be independent. Some culture believe in this this behavior while others don’t agree with it. An example of cut the apron string: Now, that Todd is eighteen his mom expect him to get a job and move out her house. Todd mother believe she has done everything she needed to do to help him. Todd mom wants Todd to get a job and because independent. This is an example of cut the apron string. When infants are born they depend solely on adults....   [tags: attachment and separation] 569 words
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George Wallace: American Independent - Voting for president of the United States is a very big concern. Americans vote for their president elect on several different categories, campaign platform, personal beliefs, Democrat or Republican Party, and in the earlier years, whether they were from the North or the South. One such person was George C. Wallace. Wallace campaigned in favor of segregation, but was he really for segregation, or did he just believe that the government was stepping on state’s rights. Wallace attended the University of Alabama in 1942, and graduated with his law degree....   [tags: Politics, American History]
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Singapore's Independent Music Scene - As Singapore’s indie, or independent, music scene grows, a prominent problem surfaces: Singaporean indie bands and musicians are underrated and not given enough opportunities in their homeland. This paper explains why there is a need for more opportunities to be accorded to indie musicians. Indie music is “music [that is] produced and funded by any band or label not affiliated with … major corporate labels like Sony or Epic”. (Andrews, 2006, para. 4). A few factors have resulted in indie music gaining popularity worldwide over the years....   [tags: Music]
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Slacker: An Independent Film - Slacker is an independent film, which has no conventional narrative structure. Instead it is a series of stories encapsulated within conversations between random ever- changing characters. All of which are in some form misfits in society. The protagonist changes every few minutes and there is no conventional character arc. It is an observation of different people living in Austin, Texas. It focuses on conversation between characters, but does not become involved in their lives. Following one protagonist for a time and then moving to the next as the character cross over....   [tags: short narrative, harry potter]
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Independent Films - Filipinos started making movies in the year of 1919. The first Filipino to make a movie goes to Jose Nepomuceno, also known as the ”Father of Philippine Movies”, Since then the Philippine movies became hit. Lately after Foreign films rise in the Philippine cinema. In the Year 2000’s, it shows the dramatic decline of the Philippine movie industry. The Hollywood films control the mainstream cinemas even more and the movies produced in Philippines gradually decreases that is why many producers and production companies stop producing movies after losing a million of pesos....   [tags: film industry, filipinos]
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Independent ISPs - The viable option that could help create more competition that is seen as a real alternative to the big players by consumers . That could help result in reduced prices and the minimize the throttling of networks that reduces speeds of independent ISPs as well as their own customers. The option I believe that would best achieve these results would be to allow foreign investment to help independent ISPs better compete by reducing the percentage of how “Canadian” a company has to be. The current marketplace allows for big players to control the market because they have the capital to control the infrastructure needed to run a viable ISP service....   [tags: Information Technology ] 907 words
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Independent Indonesia - What the meaning of word Independence. Is that just free from the colonizer. Is Indonesia now can be considered truly an independent country. After 64 years proclaim its independence, Indonesia cannot make itself become an independent country because development in Indonesia both physical and non physical still dependent to foreign country. There is a quotation said that Indonesian soil is very flourishing, you can plant everything in this country and it will grow by itself. Also this year Indonesian government proudly announced that Indonesia has reached self sufficiency in rice....   [tags: Indonesia, foreign dependence,] 524 words
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Independent Reading Essay - The year is 2006,watching TV, you flip through the various news stations to learn about the recent news in Iraq, the majority of the news simply says that ‘x’ amount of soldiers or marines were killed in such and such attack. You don’t like what you are hearing so you go online to read an independent embedded (embedded refers to news reporters who are attached to military units) reporters story. Online you read that two new schools were built, and the Iraqis, supported by US forces, led an attack to capture an insurgent leader....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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Independent Novel Project - Independent Novel Project English 10—Fall 2008 Parent notes and doctor’s office excuses will not be grounds for a penalty-free extension because I have given you two months to complete the assignment, and I am already giving you a five-day extension. All portions of the assignment must be submitted to avoid the fifty percent penalty. In addition to turning in a print copy of the assignment, an electronic copy must also be submitted to turnitin.com by the above deadline. If you are having trouble with the site, you should email your assignment to me as a Microsoft Word attachment by Thursday, December 18....   [tags: Project Assignment] 1033 words
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Independent Retirement Account - Independent Retirement Account (IRA) All living beings grow old with time and come to a stage when they can no longer make a living on their own. Be it animals or humans, it is a time when they have to depend on others for their survival. Yes, as human beings, there comes a time in our lives when we can no longer afford to live independently and have to make way for younger and much healthier individuals at work. So what does one do to earn a living. There are quite a few possibilities of which Independent Retirement Account, or IRA as it is known in short is quite popular with Americans....   [tags: Finance ] 1193 words
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Women Becoming Independent - Throughout history there has always been a consistent trend, that of women not having a place in outside society. Women had always been confined to their homes to do the cooking and cleaning. In the early 1800s this changed however, as women started to ease themselves into the workplace. Women were brought into factories and were then called factory girls. This was a huge step in women’s rights as a whole. So, this paper argues that industrialization changed gender roles, specifically women’s, by giving them economic independence....   [tags: industrialization changed gender roles] 982 words
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Government-Funded Independent Schools - An analysis of charter schools – government-funded independent schools that offer either a special theme or are required to meet a particular performance indicator (Davies & Guppy, 2006) – as an alternative to mainstream public education reveals that charter schools should be notnot be supported for several reasons. First, in terms of academic performance, there is little evidence that charter school students fare better than public school students (Murphy, 2003). Second, as new providers of education, advocates claim charter schools bring innovative and fresh new thinking to schooling practices (Davies & Guppy, 2006), but research has found there is weak evidence to support such a claim....   [tags: Education, Charter Schools] 1726 words
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Independent Electoral Commission - ... Party Funding (2008) Party Funding is an issue that mainly mostly affected smaller parties. The method/scheme used for funding political parties was said to be “limiting the capacity of smaller parties to rally membership and to sustain themselves”. According to Dr Bam there could be a direct association between party funding and the fact that bigger parties has better access to media can also be the reason why bigger parties is at the more favourable end of the raw deal. This was one of the major issues discussed at the conference held in 2008 which can in turn be viewed as an upper management problem which automatically points to HR and because budget and money is involved it also now...   [tags: free and fair voting, democracy] 1909 words
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The Role of Women in Post-independent Africa - Matsumoto (2001) states in virtually all human groups, women have greater responsibility for domestic activities, while men have greater responsibility for external activities (pg. 197). Therefore under such conditional thinking, one would naturally assume the male to have more of a presence in the household than the woman. Gender roles, sex role ideology, and gender stereotypes represent the way culture displays its belief in what they considered appropriate behavior from both male and female. Socialization agents are factors within our culture that not only affects us as individuals, but the society in which we reside; sources from which we learn about ourselves and our culture....   [tags: article analysis, women, polygamy]
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Letter to the Editor of the Port Orchard Independent - To the Editor of the Port Orchard Independent: The safety of students is very important in modern society, but freedom is just as important. The principal of my school has instituted random backpack and locker checks to search for weapons, such as guns or knives. If a student is in possesion of any of these items, they will be suspended on the spot. My principal says that these random checks will keep the students safe by guarding against illegal weapons at school, a safe place. I firmly believe that if these checks are allowed to go on, they will be more of a problem than a solution....   [tags: on the safety of students] 566 words
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Nursing Process Discipline and Independent Nursing - Nursing process discipline is a nursing theory developed by nursing theorist, Ida Jean Orlando. This theory, one of the first written about the nursing process, was written to help establish nursing as an independent function in providing health care for a patient. Through this independent nursing function, Orlando developed her theory on the concept of the nurse-patient interaction. During that interaction the nurse recognizes a patient behavior as an “… immediate need for help” (George, 2011, p....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Chris McCandless: Brave, Independent, and Courageous - The book Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer, was a very interesting story about a young man going to live out in the wild of Alaska. This young mans name is Chris McCandless also known as Alex Supertramp. He had a lot of courage to go out this trip facing the wild. He has set high hopes for how young he is. Graduating college than leaving directly after graduating and burned all of his money and left his car and most possessions behind. His bravery definitely had a big impact on the story. With his bravery, it seemed like he has done this before and has no weariness....   [tags: Into the Wild Essays]
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EMR Implementation in Small Independent Practices - ... Records or personal information can be lost if portable devices such as memory cards, hard drives, tablets or laptops are lost, stolen or corrupted or even by natural disaster (2014 EMR Mandate, 2012). Recommendations Electronic records will mean doctors will no longer have the need of trying to remember every detail from one appointment to the next. Reading another doctor’s handwriting can be difficult, and with EMRs a patient’s medical history can travel with them from doctor to doctor in a more efficient safer way....   [tags: electronic medical records]
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Date Night: Becoming an Independent Woman - For my liberating action, I decided to take my boyfriend out on a date for our fifth year anniversary. Growing up the women in my family always taught me that I was supposed to go out with a guy who had money and could take care of me. If he was poorer than I was he was not worth my time. As a child, I have seen men spoiling my mother and sister with things they wanted and I wanted that too. It is a pattern to see the women in my family depending on men for things like paying bills or buying food....   [tags: act, pay, date, man, fair, society] 514 words
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Independent Monetary Policy: Impossible Trinity - ... Furthermore; ıf risk premium is small,this will create the credit boom. Therefore asset prices will also rise, which causes a massive gap between the lending and credit. To summary; high level of VIX is related with low level of capital inflows and outflows, lower credit creation, lower leverage and lower asset price. Finally Helene Rey ,in this article, believe that a country cannot maintain a monetary independence and floating exchange rate regime at the same regime. Developed centered countries are the most important reason for this situation because a country’s exchange rate regime is based on centered countries’ exchange rate....   [tags: article, the trilemma in history] 1227 words
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Robert J. Waste's Independent Cities - In his book, Independent Cities, Robert J. Waste describes the major problems that cities are facing and how these are exacerbated by the lack of voice that American city’s have on the political stage. He states that cities have lack of representation in congress and the presidency, which often prevents their issues from receiving national attention. Waste describes failed federal policies that have attempted more top-down approaches and he also comments on state policy methods and their more successful bottom-up focus....   [tags: permanent crises, urban issues]
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An Independent Cuba - An Independent Cuba Fidel Castro’s belief of a Cuba libre was not only his; many Cubans envisioned an independent Cuba, ‘A Cuba that could have been’. Plenty felt the urge to raise their voices and prove their discontent and patriotism to the world, but what could have been remained a silent whisper. Furthermore illiteracy and ignorance encircled a big chunk of society one which could not comprehend the causes and effects of such a term as ‘imperial’. In Thomas G. Patterson’s Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution, Nixon is quoted expressing that Castro is "either incredibly naive about communism or under communist discipline." (Paterson 257) His assump...   [tags: Cuba Politics Political Cuban Essays] 1286 words
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Prosecutorial and Judicial Independence of the Superior Courts in Hong Kong - Basic Law provides for both prosecutorial and judicial independence, as both are vital under the Rule of Law in Hong Kong. This paper looks at issues in connection with prosecutorial independence and judicial independence of the superior courts. Indeed both are not functioning with total independency with the judiciary perceived to be more independent. As both are vital to the rule of law in Hong Kong, the prosecutorial independency and judicial independency of the superior courts shall be kept to the highest standard....   [tags: rule, law, independent] 1318 words
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The Independent Judiciary in the United Kingdom - The Independent Judiciary in the United Kingdom Q. Is there an independent judiciary in the United Kingdom. What obstacles, if any, hinder this independence. Although judges in the English Legal System are not part of the law making process, and full time judges are not allowed to be members of the House of Commons, they are still thought to be independent in a number of ways, as an independent judiciary plays an important role in protecting the liberty of an individual from abuse of power by the executive....   [tags: Papers] 586 words
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Jane Eyre as an Independent Woman - Jane Eyre as an Independent Woman Jane Eyre was probably the most shocking and controversial novel of it’s time. Not only was it almost unheard of for a readable novel to be written by a woman, but the views and opinions expressed by the character of Jane Eyre were unthinkable and before their time. In the eighteenth century, when Queen Victoria was at the height of her reigning day, People were far more reserved that the people of today. People were much more prudish and kept themselves to themselves....   [tags: Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte Essays] 1908 words
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Seeking Independence in Essay Self Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson - It is impossible to live a whole life without the help of others. Everyone starts out relying on their parents to feed them, take care of them, and teach them. However, as people grow older, they learn to look after themselves and be independent of others. In Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Self-Reliance”, he tells us that once people are able to be independent, they should be an individual who believes in themselves and does not conform to society. In American culture today, there are people who go with the flow and do what everyone else does....   [tags: independent, self-reliance, society] 996 words
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Factorial Design Experiments Involvling Combinations of Independent Variables - ... In the identity-threat condition, their partner held sexist views. For instance, they would strongly agree with statements such as “I could not work for a female boss because women can be overly emotional and sensitive”. In the identity-safety condition, the partner was presented as nonsexist and strongly disagreed with sexist statements. The second independent variable in their 2 x 3 design was word type with three levels: 1) social-identity threatening; 2) illness threatening; and 3) nonthreatening....   [tags: sexism, hypothesis, conditioning] 1341 words
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Personal Narrative- My Plan to Become Financially Independent - There is a point in everyone’s life where they will have to become financially independent. For some people this can be a difficult process, and for others it’s easy. Being financially independent usually takes time, and it will take longer for some people. The best thing to do is start young and develop a plan. Becoming financially independent mainly depends on how much you want to work for it. Becoming financially independent is important to me because I have depended on people almost my whole life for things, and it is time I need to be able to depend on myself....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience] 609 words
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Independent Media and the Internet - Independent Media and the Internet Independent Media has long existed across the globe. As the voice of dissent it is often repressed by governments and corporations that look the hide the truth. Indy Media began as print newspapers that often faced high production cost and difficult means of expanding beyond local circulation. They did not have the established means and financial backing that major news corporations had. Indy newspapers were often hard to obtain, quite expensive, and unable to cover all major topics due to resources....   [tags: Newspapers Journals News Papers]
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National Federation of Independent Business v Sebelius - 1. Title and Citation- National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius 567 U.S. (2012) 2. Facts of the Case- In March 2010, there came about multiple lawsuits that were merged into one case shortly after Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare (National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius). With the passing of this act it required U.S. citizen who did not already have health care through Medicaid, Medicare, corporate, or any government-sponsored source to get health care....   [tags: Affordable Care Act, healthcare, Supreme Court]
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Creating an Independent Citizen or Forming a Predictable Pattern of Behavior - Education in its broadest sense is a process of getting new knowledge and skills both through primary socialization and special facilities. It forms a foundation for human development, a basis for a happy and prosperous future for any child. Therefore education by itself is multi-layered and involves both families and schools. At the same time, the very essence of education is unclear. The main question is whether a child should learn how to think independently and become able to defend their own opinion on a given issue or if it is more important to form certain patterns of behavior, necessary for survival in the harsh world of adults....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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Solid Axle versus Independent Front Suspension - There are many differences between solid axles and independent front suspension and how they are both widely used throughout the four-wheel drive world whether on a truck or an SUV and even from the roughest terrain to cruising down the highway. The different types of axle also affects the way a truck or SUV handles while towing a heavy load down the road, either gravel or on a paved surface. Solid axles are most usually built using top grade materials such as chromoly and high tensile Pittsburg steel....   [tags: automotive mechanics]
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Adding Technology into the Classrooms of Huntsville Independent School District - ... Whitehead and his A+ certified students can teach the teachers the basics of figuring out what the problem is and start to fix the problem. This way the teachers can start fixing the problem while they are waiting for one of the five students to come and finish fixing whatever the problem may be, this will cut down on some of the time it takes to fix the issue. This solution is a cost effective way to start chipping away at the wasted time. For teachers who want to learn how to completely find, isolate and fix the technical issue the work shop could be a month long but only mandate the teachers to attend the first week when the basics are being taught....   [tags: planning, training, program, computer] 1062 words
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Should Scotland Become Independent from Britain? - Since the SNP came to power, there has been a lot of nationalism scattering across the country. On Thursday, the 18th of September, 2014 there will be a referendum. Independence for Scotland is on the top of the nationalist’s ‘to do’ list. But why exactly should we be independent. Would our small, financially challenged country really be able to stand on its own feet against the bigger countries in the global market. For over 300 years we have been part of Great Britain’s success but now in a time of economic meltdown, people have a growing want for independence....   [tags: referendum, government, financial] 794 words
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Coca Cola Company Independent Employee Outsourcing Evaluation - Coca Cola Company Independent Employee Outsourcing Evaluation Over the years, Coca Cola Company has realized the important role employees play in its successful operations. It is the company policy to value employees and to ensure that only competent personnel are posted to various positions. Given the numerous demanding tasks that are part of the Human Resource (HR) function, the firm’s HR department decided to undertake the services of an independent contractor in recruiting and selecting new employees as well as training existing employees at intervals of 3 months....   [tags: Human Resources, Globalization]
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Contributing to Theory: Independent, Mediating, Moderating and Dependent Variables - Contributing to Theory: Independent, Mediating, Moderating and Dependent Variables Business environment are continuously changing and therefore influencing organizational effectiveness. Factors such as knowledge sharing, organization systems and data analytics can streamline how organization leverage result and optimize performance. According to Okyere-Kwakye, & Nor (2011), “knowledge management has changed the paradigm of most organizations by turning the organizational climate to be a learning block where knowledge is discovered, captured, shared and applied to maximize and actualize their goals and objectives” (p....   [tags: Business, Organizational Effectiveness]
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Contributing to Theory: Independent, Mediating, Moderating and Dependent Variables - It is important for a researcher to determine the mediators, moderators, and confounds that may affect a study before beginning an experiment. A mediator is a contributing variable which may have an effect on the pathway between the treatment/intervention and the outcome (Bauman, Sallis, Dzewaltowski, & Owen, 2002). Examples of mediators are strategies, support groups, or specific knowledge of a subject that may affect the outcome of the study. Moderators or modifiers can strengthen the relationship between a program and outcome; however, that strength depends on the presence of a third variable (Bauman, Sallis, Dzewaltowski, & Owen, 2002)....   [tags: social issues, emergency, campus shooters]
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Protocol-Independent Multicast - 1. Protocol-Independent Multicast (PIM) [4]: Protocol Independent multicast [4] is defined as the collection of multicast routing protocols that are used to route multicast IP traffic to different distribution points over LAN, WAN and the Internet. PIM is classified into two different versions and operates in two different modes PIM-SP (sparse mode) and PIM-DM (dense mode) [7] that are used to perform routing operations similar to that of other routing protocols like OSPF, BGP and so on. The properties of PIM are as follows [7] • It provides a loop-free tree communication between two routers....   [tags: Source Tree, Router to Router]
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Personal Essay About Life and a Mom´s Influence - When i was a kid i always do things with my own self. I never ask people what should i do and what i need to do. Everything is just made by my own decision. Maybe i am independent to early because at the age of ten i can figure out what consequences will happen if i take any action recklessly. The reason i turn to be like that because of someone, someone who really special to me. The person who always keep my safety and put me number one in everthings. That person is my mother. She is the amazing women i ever known because from her i look this world differently....   [tags: Experiences, Independent] 558 words
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Independent Literacy - Independent Literacy When I went to the movies for the first time with Bobby, the person who I now consider a close friend, I chose the wrong seat to sit down in. Bobby, who has been deaf in his left ear since birth, occupied the seat to the right of me that night. We enjoyed the film, “Meet the Parents” thoroughly, yet the movie is certainly not what sticks out in my mind about that evening. Each time we shared a laugh, or one of us wanted to say something to the other about an event in the movie, Bobby had to swing his head around like some kind of bird so that he could hear my whispers....   [tags: Literacy Literate Disabilities Essays] 1748 words
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Independent Man - Independent Man1 Growing up in a dysfunctional family is a hard thing for a child to endure. As a child my classmates and I lived average lives. On occasion I would hear stories, from friends at school, how "dysfunctional" their families were. It was not until my sophomore year of high school that I had a friend that was from a dysfunctional family. Through my best friend I learned that growing up in a dysfunctional family builds a child’s personality in numerous positive ways. I saw, in James Smith, that being raised in a dysfunctional family made him an independent man....   [tags: essays papers] 752 words
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Independent Discovery - Independent Discovery I stared out the plane window and saw an endless sea reaching a mottled sky. The airplane whisked away into the night as another tear rolled down my cheek. Only moments ago, I had waved a final farewell to my family out of the double paned window. Now I was alone and on my own. It was the first time I had ever been truly alone: no friends or family to fall back on if trouble arose, and no authority to follow or make decisions for me. I was on my way to Australia for a six week student exchange program where I would turn my feelings of dependence into a newfound independence....   [tags: Personal Narratives Australia Essays] 1158 words
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Independent Spirit Essay - There can be a difference between a dependent and independent spirits. Independent spirits can be found in everyone and how your independent spirit can help others. A person with an independent spirit can take care of him or herself. Being a person with an independent spirit can be good: set your own rules and regulations, do jobs and chores whenever you want to, and do whatever you feel like doing. With an independent spirit, you have a lot of freedom. But with a dependent spirit, a person would have limitations and restrictions....   [tags: essays research papers] 348 words
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The Contrast Between the Daily Mail and the Independent - The Contrast Between the Daily Mail and the Independent Newspapers need to aim at a specific corner of the market to be successful. The main reason for this is that if you have a readership consisting of a specific class or type of people eg. Middle class business men. Then advertisers who want to appeal to that specific audience will use that paper for their advert and the paper can obtain large profits from adverts and the advertisers can sell lots of products. Therefore the paper needs to know the readers status so it can tell the advertisers what kind of people they could reach by advertising with them....   [tags: Papers] 734 words
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Can We Have Beliefs or Knowledge which Are Independent of Our Culture? - Belief is the recognition that something is real or exists even without proof of it, the biggest belief being God. Culture, then is the customs or social behaviour of a community, group of people, or society. Ethics, the area of knowledge related to moral principles and human science, the area of knowledge where we think about why people do certain things and involves psychology and sociology, are both related to belief and culture. Human science is important to culture because it helps us figure out why certain people have certain views and what affects those views....   [tags: customs, social behavior, sociological analysis]
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A Quality of American Identity: We Are Not Independent Becaue We Have Conformity - A Quality of American Identity: We Are Not Independent Because We Have Conformity It was thought that throughout American history, one of the most significant qualities of the culture was individualism. The idea of individual freedoms was a forceful motive driving to the independence of America. America, in the efforts of pursuing individualism, had influenced numerous fights which stemmed from movements. There was the American Revolution which began on April 19, 1775 caused by the instigation of the Seven Years’ War which began in 1754....   [tags: qualities of culture, individualism]
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Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District - In the history of the Supreme Court, there have been many First Amendment cases that outline if exercises of free speech and expression are constitutional or unconstitutional. One of the most paramount 1st amendment cases is that of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969). This significant case helped shape the extension of symbolic speech, as well as ensure the freedom of speech and expression to students in schools. In December 1965, a group of Iowa residents, both adults and children, gathered to discuss ways in which they could protest American involvement in the Vietnam War, a very controversial issue at the time....   [tags: Case Study]
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The Rights to Die a Painfree Death - Majority of US states have capital punishments (Proquest n.pag.). The 36 states that allow death penalties all offer lethal injection as a method of execution for those convicted of heinous crimes (Snell 3). Specifically, “Of the 43 executions carried out in 2012, all were by lethal injection” (Snell 3). Ending the life of a criminal is entirely legal, however, ending the life of an anguished patient is only legal in several foreign countries and “3 US states, as of March 2013” (Ho n.pag.). Criminals of crimes such as aggravated murder, killing a police office, and kidnapping all get to die painlessly and peacefully (Snell 5); yet those who have lived an innocent life who now undergo severe...   [tags: assisted suicide, independent, terminal] 1061 words
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The Conflict Between Palestinians and Israelis - One of the best known conflicts in the world is between the Palestinians and the Israelis. The conflict between them has been going on since before 1948, when Israel became a country. Throughout the years there has been conflict over conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis. Many important issues contribute to the constant conflict between these two countries, and they have yet to find a solution. One of the major issues between Palestinians and the Israelis is the unresolved issue of Palestinians not having an independent homeland....   [tags: terrorism, independent homeland] 552 words
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