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Analysis of Coe's The Winshaw Legacy - Analysis of Coe's The Winshaw Legacy For a student trustful of today's scientific prowess, the realization that science cannot prove anything came as a surprise to me in high school science class last year. Indeed, a skepticist would say that finding real truth is never possible given the chaotic nature of our world. Such a worldview is among the several interconnected themes in Jonathan Coe's The Winshaw Legacy. Coe uses the paradox as his primary vehicle of argumentation. The paradox is a statement or argument that seems to be prima facie self-contradictory....   [tags: Winshaw Legacy Essays] 1525 words
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Legacy Admission - After graduating from high school many graduated seniors face the difficult challenge of applying to a university or community college to attend to in the fall. With applying to college, students compare their likes and dislikes with each school, determine which school environment suits them best, and where can they receive the best possible education for their potential major. Searching for a school to attend is an important part of a student’s life and applying to one should be performed very carefully....   [tags: Education Legacy Admission College Higher] 1310 words
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The Legacy of Rome - ... Men dressed as Roman gods would kill the condemned soldiers to add some sensationalism to the already sensational event. The gladiators fought in huge coliseums or amphitheaters. The largest was The Colosseum in Rome. It sat 45,000 people and was where the emperor would host his personal games which, if you lived in the time of Nero, he usually won. The Legacy of Rome is great. It was a powerful empire, one of the most powerful in history, its language inspired the languages of today, and the architecture of Rome is still emulated in the buildings of the modern world....   [tags: gladiators, factors, slaves, death, ludus] 996 words
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The Legacy of NWA - During the 80s a controversial group of rappers came together and changed the game of Hip Hop for generations to come. Niggas with Attitude, otherwise known as N.W.A, was comprised of the rappers; Ice Cube, MC Ren, Easy E, Yella, and Dr. Dre. Theses rappers spoke the truth about life in the streets; the hustling, the trapping, the sexual encounters, the gang life, and the most important, the racism. They shined a light on these issues in a violent, sexually explicit, yet intelligent and revolutionary way....   [tags: Rappers, Hip Hop, Dr. Dre, Eighties]
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The Roman Legacy - With the decline and fall of the western empire, the classical age of Rome came to a close as disease, warfare and corruption conspired to bring about the downfall of an ailing empire that had once conquered the known world. Where once enlightened despots had ruled a debauched and unwieldy polity, now barbarians stood over the ruins of a once thriving metropolis. In its absence a new world would arise with new values and ideals. Turning their back on a pagan past the Christian children of these wild men from the north would spawn the greatest houses of future European nobility, and when they looked back for a legacy, they would not see their ancestors as pillagers picking at the bones of a d...   [tags: Ancient Rome] 1330 words
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A Dog's Legacy - A Dog’s Legacy On the morning of September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and plane that was taken over in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. We have all heard about the heroic acts of the police department and firefighters however, many are unaware that highly skilled search and rescue dogs played a major role in rescue operations. These dogs risked their lives and brought closure to thousands of families whose loved ones perished in the attack....   [tags: spetember 11, terrorist attacks]
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The No-Fear Legacy - ... They ran as fast as they could and discovered it was in fact Kobe’s sister’s truck. They ran in the general direction of the house. They found a way to get up to the second floor and prayed both of their families were their waiting. When they opened the door they saw nothing but a note that said they had to evacuate and had went inland. Kobe and LeBron started their long journey inland. The silence was interrupted when they heard a boat. They started yelling and splashing so they could try to catch the driver’s attention....   [tags: personal narrative] 1710 words
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The Legacy of Imperialism in Southeast Asia - The Legacy of Imperialism in Southeast Asia Imagine a tropical island paradise isolated from external influence or interference, with limited localized conflicts. Then a fleet of dark ships sail up to the golden beaches and land. These ships are filled with Europeans, who wish to take over this land for its strategic location and the plentiful natural resources that exist on the majestic lands of Southeast Asia. This straightforward scene, often exhausted at global locations, could be the start of a legacy of enormous impact and complication....   [tags: conquest, greed, power, colonialism]
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The Life and Legacy of Nikola Telsa - The world of the 21st century is a digital world; a world that is interconnected and wired. This global reality would not be possible without the innovations of Nikola Tesla. His innovations, such as the “Tesla coil”, are still relevant and used more than 100 years after their inventions (“The Life and Legacy”). Tesla discovered and designed the alternating current system, dynamos (electric generators similar to batteries), the induction motor, and the Wardenclyffe Tower project (“The Life and Legacy”)....   [tags: technology, electricity, innovations] 941 words
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The Legacy of President Ronald Reagan - During the 1980s, the legacy of Ronald Reagan was reflected upon the Iran-Contra affair, the fall of communism, and the impact of illegal drugs. The Iran-Contra affair jeopardized the very legacy of the president. Reagan was appraised for and credited for the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of the global threat of communism. Another form of threat to the legacy of Reagan and his administration was the threat of illegal drugs in the United States. Thus proving how much the 1980s was an era of both turmoil and triumph that could have affected the outcome of the president's legacy....   [tags: iran-contra affair, illegal drugs, communism]
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The Legacy of The Age of Exploration - The Age of Exploration clearly changed the world forever. The discovery of “The New World”, along with priceless trade routes has greatly impacted the world till this day. The men who are responsible for these magnificent discoveries certainly deserve much credit, but are they really the heroes we make them out to be. Although it does not completely diminish their notoriety, many of the individuals who were responsible for these discoveries had vicious intentions and occasionally even acted upon them....   [tags: intentions, vicious, indians] 656 words
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The Legacy of John F. Kennedy - What is a legacy. Is it strictly a visible, touchable object. A legacy is not just an object that people can see; it can be a dream or an idea. Although his life came to a tragic end, John F. Kennedy was one of the many presidents that served his term of presidency with compassion and dedication, and also, he left behind an unforgettable legacy to live on for the generations to come. His legacy was both an idea and dream that still affects many Americans today, as he led people to believe that he would make peace between countries....   [tags: bombing cuba, jfk, cold war]
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The Conquests and Legacy of Alexander the Great - Alexander III of Macedon, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, is one of the most legendary figures in our history and in the history of the world. His conquests and endeavors echoed far and wide, bringing about new eras and ideas to the world. Alexander earned his place in the world’s history and is worthy of the title ‘The Great’ because of his military prowess, his idealism and his legacy. During the course of his life and reign, Alexander had fought and won many battles and wars, defeating many kings and warlords throughout the ancient world....   [tags: Persian Empire] 872 words
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The Legacy of Queen of Elizabeth II - In every country, there are individuals who have had an importance to their time period. This importance is highlighted by the individual’s background, roles, and actions. ““The things which I have here before promised, I will perform and keep. So help me God.” The words the Queen said on her Coronation Day as she laid her hand on the bible” (Bradford 4). At the young age of twenty five, Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary became Queen. The Queen is now the second-longest reigning Monarch in England, reigning for fifty nine years thus far....   [tags: Biography of Her Majesty the Queen]
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The Life and Legacy of Donald Trump - The Life and Legacy of Donald Trump Donald John Trump was born in Queens, New York on June 14th, 1946 (Ask Men 3). The fourth child of Fred and Mary-Anne Trump, Donald was born into wealth and prosperity. His family operated the profitable New York real estate developing company, specializing in middle-income housing, Elizabeth Trump & Sons (Biography 2). Trump was an energetic child and was sent to military school during his teen years to learn disciple (Ask Men 5). He succeeded at The New York Military Academy and became a star student, football, baseball, and soccer player (Encyclopedia of World Biography 2)....   [tags: Businessmen]
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The Life and Legacy of Malcolm X - The Life and Legacy of Malcolm X Malcolm X should be everyone’s hero, someone people like myself should look up to as a human being. Anyone who thinks otherwise is either a racist or is extremely ignorant. Malcolm X wore his heart on his sleeve and whether right or wrong he was never afraid to say what was on his mind to anyone who cared to listen. I personally believe Malcolm X’s beliefs give me strength to do what's right and carry myself with dignity. I remember, as a kid, my parents had tons of books about Black History books....   [tags: hero, belief, powerful, essential, work] 522 words
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The Life and Legacy of Shannon Miller - The Life and Legacy of Shannon Miller Did you know there is a female gymnast who is ranked higher than any other females and even males in gymnastics. This woman’s name is Shannon Miller. If you have never heard her name mentioned you are about to. Shannon was born in Missouri, grew up in Oklahoma, took up gymnastics and later became a World Champion and United States Olympic gold medalist. Shannon Lee Miller was born on Thursday, March 10, 1997. Coming into the world was not all that spectacular....   [tags: gymnastics, competitions, olympics]
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The Changing Depictions of Cleopatra's Legacy - Changing social habits of a contemporary society have seen Cleopatra depicted in many different ways. Whilst few artefacts remain of the true image of Cleopatra, we see from her portrait on the coins (Fear, 2008, p, 21 Fig 1.4) that despite being no legendary beauty, she had the power to captivate two of the greatest Romans of her time. Cleopatra consummated her union with Julius Caesar, which strengthened her grip on the throne, following his assassination; she formed alliance with Mark Antony, in opposition to Octavian, a coalition that would lead to her downfall as both Antony and Cleopatra’s combined forces would be defeated against Octavian in the battle of Actium in 31 BCE....   [tags: society, trends, powerful] 549 words
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The Legacy of Pride and Prejudice - The legacy of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice lasts for two centuries, constantly capturing large audiences and pleasing them with a romantic story. Success of a book written in the 18th century for over two centuries is uncommon; however, one will understand the everlasting popularity and influence of Pride and Prejudice through an evaluation of the lifestyle in the 18th century, also known as the Regency Era. The reason why Pride and Prejudice remains prominent in our world today is embedded in the novel and concealed within the lifestyle....   [tags: jane austin, regency era] 524 words
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The Incredible Legacy of Hugo Chavez - This dissertation closely examines the impact and significance of Hugo Chavez’s legacy on the Venezuelan population and the neighboring nations during his reign. The essay evaluates the rigid and infamous public relations Chavez had with other superpowers around the world, but more precisely the United States of America. The dissertation focuses on how the former leader reached his position of power under an unconventional Venezuelan government that was heavily contaminated with corruption....   [tags: Hugo Chavez Analysis]
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The Legacy of the Cold War - The legacy of the cold war and the struggle between the USSR and the United States continued to flourish in large portions in developing countries. The two world powers had different ideologies and were in a battle for supremacy. The Cold War pitted an American led alliance against the Soviet Union divided the economical and political world into two major blocs. The cold war involved a contest of ideologies that intensified after the two great powers, America and the Soviet Union started competing for friendship from dozens of new sovereign states that had previously been colonial powers....   [tags: demand for freedom, independence]
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A Presidential Legacy in Civil Rights - Within the Civil Rights Movement, many great people come to mind, Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall, and many others; but what about the president. President John F. Kennedy had played a large role in civil rights when he was in office, and had aided in a multitude of different programs and actions such as, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, helping with desegregation in schools and universities, and Affirmative Action within the workplace; even other family members made contributions....   [tags: Civil Rights Movements, American, President]
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The Legacy of Matthew C. Perry - Legacy of Matthew C. Perry Can the diplomatic strategy of the United States be affected by the possibility of the North Korean government, under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, systematically causing the death of millions of North Korean citizens. As Senior Enlisted leaders, it is of the upmost importance to keep the history, heritage, and traditions of the respective branches of service alive, and to share the relevance with all service members below, above and horizontal regardless of rank or position held....   [tags: naval, war, Japan] 784 words
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Ancient History: The Legacy of Hatshepsut - During the time of Ancient Egypt, having strong Pharaohs was essential to the maintenance and growth of the civilization, as the Pharaohs were believed to be living Gods. Although leadership of Ancient Egypt was often male dominated, there were admirable female Pharaohs who successfully gained power and left behind a positive legacy; one woman to achieve this was Hatshepsut, meaning ‘foremost of female nobles’. Her innovation and determination allowed her to maintain her position of Pharaoh for about twenty years (1479-1458 BCE)....   [tags: woman, pharaohs, god] 861 words
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Legacy and Leadership: Mikhail Gorbachev - Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev showed legacy and leadership when he launched a program of political, economical, and social reform for the Soviet Union. He changed and influenced many people lives positively with his reformations, and started a “revolution” that later seemed to get out of his grasp, causing the end of the Soviet Union. In 1985, Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev became the general secretary of the USSR, (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) also known as the Soviet Union. That is when he started his steady rise to power and started his reformations for the Soviet Union to become a better place to live in and so that people will be free....   [tags: social reform, soviet union]
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The Legacy of Mother Theresa - “Mother Teresa will be remembered for her compassionate work with the destitute, the outcast and the dying. Those who followed her work say her legacy goes much deeper than establishing one of the world's most extraordinary and extensive charitable networks”. (Ribadeneira 1) The power of Mother Teresa’s comforting touch changed the lives of many. When Mother Teresa was twelve years old, she first thought about becoming a nun. Six years later, Mother Teresa decided she wanted to pursue her dream, so she got in contact with the Sister of Loreto....   [tags: sainthood, beatification, nurturing] 516 words
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The Legacy of Ronald Reagan - Ronald Reagan is to this date the oldest serving president, and the effects of his presidency have affected not only the United States of America but most of the world as well. The consensus among historians is that Ronald Reagan left a lasting legacy that was a great one in numerous ways. His Reaganomics improved America’s economy greatly, and secured its future economic prosperity. He also fought communism head on and was able to end it in most parts of the world, but more importantly in Soviet Russia....   [tags: fall of Berlin Wall, war on drugs]
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The Great Legacy of Charlemagne - Charlemagne also known as Charles the Great, created a legacy that is greatly honored still to this day. He is seen as one of the greatest conquerors ever because of territories he conquered, the diversity he created, and the building of one of the greatest empires known to mankind. Since the fall of Rome, most of the continent of Europe has not been ruled by someone, until Charlemagne came along. Charlemagne was the founder of the Holy Roman Empire and was the one person to practically lead Europe out of the Dark Ages....   [tags: Charles the Great, ancient world history] 997 words
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The Legacy of Nelson Mandela - While I appreciate your sober perspective on Mandela, Lane, I believe your criticisms are unfairly overreaching. His legacy is having left 27 years of imprisonment with an absence of revenge or rancor, but rather a commitment to a colorblind, democratic process. His fight was for the very same freedoms that we Americans won in the War of Independence from Britain. That, in and of itself, is accomplishment enough to warrant the accolades he now receives in death. That said, his post-apartheid ambitions failed to materialize in part due to the enormity of the historical, cultural, and educational divide between the newly enfranchised black population and the minority white South Africans....   [tags: fight, independence, anathema, freedom] 1015 words
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The Secondhand Legacy of Socrates - Socrates was born around the year 469 B.C.E, and during his lifetime became one of the most well-known philosophers in the world. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, much of the information that is known about Socrates is secondhand; this is because he never wrote anything, unlike many of the other philosophers. The information known is most likely from the writings of his most famous student, Plato. The teachers of Socrates are unknown, although many believe he got his ideas from the teachings and doctrines of Anaxagoras and even Heraclitus....   [tags: philosopher, trial, gods] 579 words
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The Legacy of Karl Marx - ... Hegal claimed that history occurs through a clash of opposing forces. Marx accepted this theory but saw it as being far too idealist. Marx would not accept that the material world keeps us from seeing the real world. He actually believed that certain ideologies actually prevented people from seeing their lives materially with clarity. Marx notes that there is a distinct difference between the means of production, like land and resources and the social relationships that people agree upon to acquire and use that which is produced....   [tags: capitalism, labor, classes] 1127 words
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Legacy of Rachel Carson - Rachel Carson has forever changed the very dynamic of the United States. Her books brought environmental issue to the forefront of public concern. She advocated fiercely and passionately for a change in the government’s policy with the environment. Her work and tireless effort centered on the growing problem of insecticides and pesticides in the general public, namely DDT. The chemical itself was extremely prevalent in the domestic markets but also a popular insecticide used during WWII. In one of life’s great ironies, the creator of DDT, Paul Muller, received the Nobel Prize in Medicine 1948....   [tags: Biographical, Pesticide Regulation, Silent Spring]
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Shakespeare and his Legacy - Introduction Everyone believes they know of great poets but no one can compare to William Shakespeare. We all have a moment in our life where we may feel emotional and poetic, well that was Shakespeares everyday life. Throughout time we have had many amazing poets, but Shakespeare is arguably the best poet of all time. He was a normal man of his time and went through the black plague, in Europe during his early life, which would kill many families, but luckily his family survived. From his transition of going through a hard early life to his depressing downfall and then a successful adult life Shakespeare has written over 100 plays and sonnets....   [tags: Poet, Playwright]
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Rome's Legacy of Gladiators - ... Next came the hunting of animals and the death of condemned people. There were chariot races and boat battles with crocodiles. At the end of the day all of the no defeated gladiators fought again, in which the winning contestant was giving the choice to end his opponents life. The people within the coliseum also aided in making the choice between life and death, thumbs up mean kill him, and thumbs down meant save them. If one were to survive all of the gladiator battles, the gladiator would be given his freedom and the glory to have survived the Roman Coliseum....   [tags: brutality, battle, death, society, culture] 909 words
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Chiang Kai Shek's Legacy - Chiang Kai Shek, who started out as military leader, built an enormous legacy that is tied around both China and Taiwan. Chiang was born on October 31, 1887, in a small town in Zhejiang province, China. Though his father died when he was at a young age, it never affected him, he continued to pursue in the military career. While in Japan attending the Imperial Japanese Army Academy, he devoted most of his time studying the work of Sun Yat Sen who was the leader of the nationalist party (Kuomintang) in China....   [tags: military, democracy, unified] 1229 words
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Isadora Duncan Dance Legacy - The start of American Modern dance began in the 20th century as dancers began to pull away from traditional forms of choreographed dance like ballet. One of the founders of this rapidly modernizing dance movement was Isadora Duncan. Isadora Duncan seeked to create dances that were free with out the rigorous or confined movements of ballet. As a result Isadora Duncan formed a dance style that was reflective of her free spirit. She looked for inspiration in classical Greek arts, social dances and nature....   [tags: american modern dance] 522 words
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William Tyndale: A Legacy - William Tyndale has been called “the hidden father of the English language.” He was the first person to translate the Bible into the English, and in doing so, he changed the English language forever. Before Tyndale’s translation some English words had three different spelling. Tyndale helped to formalize both the spellings and speech patterns of different words and phrases. Tyndale spoke seven different languages, and he was proficient in both Hebrew and Greek. He was a priest who worked his whole life mastering his intellectual gifts and making use of them....   [tags: Biography ]
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Legacy of Kwame Nkrumah - "Among diehard African political activists and Pan-Africanists, Nkrumah was and continues to remain a revered hero, committed nationalist and Pan-Africanist deserving of high esteem.” (Biney) Ama Biney is able to summarize what exactly Kwame Nkrumah meant and continues to mean for Africa and its history. It is quite often that Kwame Nkrumah is mentioned in the same breath as the famous Nelson Mandela, but why is Nkrumah not as famous if not more famous. He was in power before Mandela, believed in African nationalism, had a great understanding of socialism/communism, was a great communicator of his political beliefs and believed in the Pan-Africanism....   [tags: African History ]
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Legacy of Queen Boadicea - Boadicea is a celebrated the war-queen who led an ultimately unsuccessful rebellion against the Roman occupancy of ancient Britain in the first century AD. Our knowledge of Boadicea stems from works of Roman historians, Tacitus and Cassius Dio's. Tactius's Agricola and Annals along with Cassius Dio's Roman History are the three major works that document the violent legacy of Boadicea. The only known description of her is found in Cassius Dio's work: She was huge of frame, terrifying of aspect, and with a harsh voice....   [tags: Roman History]
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Ho Chi Minh's Legacy - Ho Chi Minh’s legacy of being the liberator of Vietnam came about through his unfaltering beliefs and determination of liberating the Vietnamese from the French and eliminating opposition. Ho Chi Minh’s ability to force the French out gained him many supporters like the Vietminh and Vietcong, who would later help in the unification of Vietnam under Ho. Ho Chi Minh’s reign was one that was filled with deception to the people; though he established the Vietminh in order to help Vietnam, the Vietminh ended up only supporting his ideas resulting in a communist Vietnam that Ho desired....   [tags: Liberator of Vietnam, World History]
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Ronald Reagan's Economic Legacy - Today the top 1% account for 23% of the total income in the United States. In 2011, the “Occupy Wall Street” mass protest took on the “1%” as a protest movement calling attention to the inequality of income and wealth distribution in the U.S. and the influence of financial corporations on the U.S. government policies. The movement began in the Wall Street area of NY and quickly spread around the U.S. major cities. The protest mantra of “We are the 99%” was a direct hit on the income inequality and wealth distribution in the U.S....   [tags: inequality, presidency, deficit] 681 words
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The Legacy of COMECON - The Legacy of COMECON The end of the Soviet Union as it were and the collapse of the Communist System of governance in Eastern Europe inevitably led to the demise of organizations like the Warsaw Pact and the Council of Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA or Comecon). What is uncertain is whether or not the demise of the communistic answer to the Marshall Plan, i.e.: the Comecon, was a move that was advantageous to its member states or not....   [tags: Papers] 2728 words
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The Patron Saint of Southern Bapstist Mision: Lottie Moon - INTRODUCTION Some people have referred to Lottie Moon as the “Patron Saint” of Southern Baptist missions.” Nonetheless, the legacy of Lottie exemplifies the “missionary spirit” for Southern Baptists. Moreover, Lottie’s impact on missions has resulted in over 3.5 billion dollars given by church members to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Additionally, Lottie has been a role model for Baptist mission work and sacrifice for almost 140 years. CONTRIBUTIONS TO MISSIONS AND LEGACY Advocate for Equal Treatment of Women in Missions Lottie was an ambitious woman, earning one of the first graduate degrees awarded to a woman in the southern United States....   [tags: missions and legacy] 904 words
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Aristotle's Legacy - Extraordinary achievements have been made through ancient civilizations. Philosophers that have changed the way we look at things every day came from the ancient Greek world, especially during the prosperous Golden Age of Athens, Greece. Aristotle, a famous philosopher, taught his philosophy during this period of time in Greece. Using his intellect and astounding ideas, Aristotle created a legacy that influenced people for ages. To start off, Aristotle was a widely known philosopher in the Ancient Greek world born in Macedonia in the year 384 B.C....   [tags: Philosophy ]
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Understanding and Managing the Term Legacy System - ... OMH’s time management software developed to run with earlier releases of Internet Explorer (IE) is incapable of running with the more recent releases. How Legacy Systems and the Lack of Skilled Implementers Hired or Contracted to Modernize Legacy Systems or Architectures May Pose a Security Risk NASCIO’s 2008 national survey on legacy systems and modernization in the states ranked the soaring percentage of staff near retirement as one of the chief obstacles to modernize legacy systems (NASCIO, 2008)....   [tags: applications, mainframe, programs] 1819 words
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Legacy Information Systems - Nowadays businesses encounter numerous obstacles in their organizational architectures. Antiquated legacy information systems (LIS) and shifting business activities encompass the chief motivations for organizations to modernize (Syntel, 2008). Some of the chief concerns in NASCIO’s 2008 national survey on legacy systems were restricted or unavailable software maintenance/upgrades, incapability to improve or alter applications, limited knowledge of legacy application tools, non-existent documentation, and the capacity to enrich or modify security safeguards (NASCIO, 2008)....   [tags: technology, business, migration] 1806 words
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Woodrow Wilson's Legacy - The word leadership can be defined as the action of leading a group of people or an organization. This word comes from the verb ‘to lead’, meaning to influence or induce, or to guide. As head of the country, the capability to lead, and to do so effectively plays a key part in the country’s opinion on the president during and after their term(s). The legacy left behind this leadership also plays a key role in its effectiveness. President Woodrow Wilson provides a primary illustration of this type of legacy....   [tags: influential US presidents, Federal Reserve]
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The Future of Accomazzo & Legacy Farming Company - The perfect competition market is considered the most competitive market out of all four main market types (McEachern 341). In saying this, it also the rarest in existence, most economists consider any market to be in just near perfect competition as a firm will closely satisfy the five main characteristics of a market in perfect competition. The five characteristics are that the market has many buyers and sellers, the products are homogenous (identical), easy barriers of entry and exit, its firms are price takers, and the consumers have all the information needed of the product (Kaplan)....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Jim Crow's Legacy - While the Emancipation Proclamation marked the end of slavery in the U.S., it did little to address the racism that remained. Left unchecked, that racism, like a weed, grew and its roots permeated almost all sectors of American culture spreading from the southern white population throughout the local and state governments south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Jim Crow laws provided legal loopholes that skirted the spirit of the Emancipation Proclamation and they gave legal cover to those who longed for the pre-Civil War/Reconstruction era....   [tags: Civil Rights]
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Clash of Generations : A double-edged legacy - I am 22 years old. Generation gap is not a thing of my past, nor is it something that I have in store for my future, but it is the thing of my present. It's a part of my daily life, a battle that I fight everyday. I belong to a different generation- a younger, tech savvy, open minded, enthusiastic generation - A generation of changes, hopes and dreams. The legacy that we leave for the next generation is a function of our actions, decisions and what we make of the legacy handed to us by our fore-fathers....   [tags: generation gap, generational differences]
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Comparative Analysis of Legacy Database Systems - COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF LEGACY DATABASE SYSTEMS Methods and techniques which are used in [RDBMS] Relational Data Base Management System, it was previously followed by the Database System in simple words before the introduction of RDBMS it was previously followed by the Database System. Database Management System is combination of Database Applications and Database Programs, database management system is still running in Universities and Hospitals of world in present days. Hierarchical System: In Hierarchical System a parent is the only parent of the child means child has only one parent which is called child parent relationship or it represent the...   [tags: relational, hierarchical, network systems] 611 words
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Is Man of Steel True to the Superman Legacy? - ... Opposed to the original Superman in which Superman would be fully developed within the first scene of the movie. In addition to his powers being fully developed, Superman would have already established his arch nemesis as well. This course of action took way to long, and while understanding that the director wanted a firm background of Clark Kent as well as Kal-El this action could have been more upfront. In Man of Steel Clark Kent should have transformed into Superman and shown the world who he really is and his powers that he withholds at a more readily time; similarly to the original comics....   [tags: origins, movie, powers, citizens] 693 words
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Tron: Legacy a Remake of the 1982 Film - The son of a computer programmer goes searching for his lost father in a new world. This premise is the base of Tron: Legacy, a remake of the 1982 film that became an instant science fiction classic. The original immersed it’s viewers in a new and uncommon digital world. While today this digital world may not be so new, does the film can it captivate its audience like the original did. With this being a remake of the original, is the story going to fall apart like so many predecessors attempting the dreaded remake....   [tags: Analytic Essay, Sci-fi Movie] 834 words
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The Creation and Legacy of Bryan-Michael Cox - Bryan-Michael Cox is a man born of music. It is in his DNA, infused in his born and sinew. He has a level of understanding about music theory and logic that is far beyond the comprehension of the modern day "music scholar" and surpasses the knowledge of any experienced teacher of the musical arts. Bryan-Michael Cox is in his own right, a living legend and one who inspires me the most. Born on December 1, 1977 in Miami, FL, Bryan's first musical influence was his mother, Pamela Cox, an instrumentalist who played the flute....   [tags: notorious musicians]
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Society of Colonial America - America in 1620-1700 or Colonial America is filled with life and diversity upon the changes it has been slowly incorporating in their society with the European settlers who have migrated to the country and governments claiming colonies in each part of the continent. Due to the variety of cultures that have now mixed in the country, there have been many particular elements or legacies which have left a mark in the country and are continuously seen today in American culture. The time period is also considered America’s development period as it is slowly grasping its own heritage and discovering its capability of becoming one of the most recognized countries of the world and as a superpower....   [tags: Legacy, Concepts] 1262 words
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Ronald Reagan’s Presidency and Legacy - Many opinion polls in past years have asked the American public to rate who the greatest American Presidents were. Presidents who have contributed to the foundation of America, such as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, regularly receive the top votes in the public’s and scholar’s opinions. However, scholars and the general population differ on just how great the remaining Presidents were. According to public opinion, Ronald Reagan was one of America’s greatest presidents, deserving of the highest praise, for “winning” the Cold War, establishing “Reaganomics,” and essentially making a massive headway in the war against communism....   [tags: Best American President, US History]
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A Caribbean Legacy - A Caribbean Legacy The notions of slavery, colonialism, and race are indelible aspects of Caribbean history. In order to fathom the current political, social, economic, and cultural climate of the Caribbean one must engage in a critical study and understanding of the impact slavery has had in modern day Caribbean societies. The modes and intricacies of modern day Caribbean societies are intimately related to the plantation systems of the colonial period, which welcomed the arrival of the largest migration in history....   [tags: Caribbean History Culture Essays]
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The Beatles’ Legacy - The Beatles’ Legacy      Many know The Beatles as the most popular and influential music group of the 20th century. In the early 1960’s, their popularity grew rather rapidly. They continued gaining popularity well through the 1960’s. Although their popularity has decreased somewhat over time, the influences they have contributed during their career have remained apparent even today.      The Beatles originated from the UK in the early 1960’s. Before becoming known as the “Fab Four” the Beatles had multiple band member alterations....   [tags: Beatles Music Group History Essays] 1737 words
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The Legacy of President Bill Clinton - The Legacy of President Bill Clinton People will always remember Bill Clinton, for what reason, however, might be different. Some might remember him as a wonderful president who helped our country pull through the millennium unscathed. He protected our environment, promoted education, strengthened our economy, dropped the crime rate, dropped our nation’s poverty levels and had some victories with international policies. At the same time we have health care that is falling apart, some problems with the military and a scandalous affair....   [tags: Political Politics Presidents Government Essays] 730 words
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The Legacy of the Ancient Roman Civilization - The Legacy of the Ancient Roman Civilization There have been many amazing and influential empires in Western civilization. Of these historical empires, the legacy of the Ancient Roman Civilization seems to be the most prevalent. Rome, by no means, was an empire that grew overnight. #Roman civilization was twelve hundred years of developing, flourishing and ultimately disintegrating. This was a period of time of innovation, creation, and Roman domination. The civilization owes much of its heritage to the ancient Greeks, along with many other previously dominate empires....   [tags: Papers] 1667 words
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The Legacy of Romanticism in The Great Gatsby - The Legacy of Romanticism in The Great Gatsby The development of American Literature, much like the development of the nation, began in earnest, springing from a Romantic ideology that honored individualism and visionary idealism. As the nation broke away from the traditions of European Romanticism, America forged its own unique romantic style that would resonate through future generations of literary works. Through periods of momentous change, the fundamentally Romantic nature of American literature held fast, a fact clearly demonstrated in the fiction of F....   [tags: Great Gatsby Essays]
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The Japanese Colonial Legacy In Korea - The Japanese Colonial Legacy In Korea North and South Korea are nations that while filled with contempt for Japan have used the foundations that Japan laid during the colonial period to further industrialization. Japan's colonization of Korea is critical in understanding what enabled Korea to industrialize in the period since 1961. Japan's program of colonial industrialization is unique in the world. Japan was the only colonizer to locate various heavy industry is in its colonies. By 1945 the industrial plants in Korea accounted for about a quarter of Japan's industrial base....   [tags: essays research papers] 724 words
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The Misunderstood Legacy of Oscar Wilde - The Misunderstood Legacy of Oscar Wilde Surrounded by scandal caused by his own deception, Oscar Wilde left this world with a legacy of often misunderstood wit, a brilliant collection of writing, and sordid tales of an extramarital homosexual affair. The playwright progressed from a fashionable, flippant fop immersed in London society to a man broken by the public discovery of his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas. In his prime, Oscar Wilde was a social butterfly, admired and accepted by an artistic circle until his illicit affair became public; throughout his plays, he mocked the same London society with which he himself was quite involved....   [tags: Papers] 1652 words
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Latin America: A Legacy of Oppression - Latin America: A Legacy of Oppression When the Europeans first arrived in Latin America, they didn’t realize the immensity of their actions. As history has proven, the Europeans have imposed many things on the Latin American territory have had a long, devastating effect on the indigenous people. In the centuries after 1492, Europeans would control much of South America and impose a foreign culture upon the already established civilizations that existed before their arrival. These imposed ideas left the continent weak and resulted in the loss of culture, the dependence on European countries, and a long standing ethnic tension between natives and settlers which is evident even to this day....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Duke Ellington: An American Legacy - Duke Ellington: An American Legacy Where would music be had it not been for the men that stepped before him. The Motzarts and Beethovens, who wrote the music that today is known as the classics. These men were naturals in their own right, but these people wrote their music in the 17th and 18th century. Many people don't realize all of the changes that music had to go through between that period of music and the present day. One such musician stands alone at the top as one of the movers and innovators of the 20th century....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Architect of the Byzantine Legacy - Architect of the Byzantine Legacy Byzantine Emperor Justinian was the bold architect of a revitalized Byzantine Empire that would leave a lasting legacy for Western Civilization. As much of Europe entered the Dark Ages, Justinian's vision of a restored Roman Empire would reverse the decline of the Byzantine Empire and lay a firm foundation that would allow the Byzantine Empire to survive for centuries to come. Justinian, whose full name was Flavius Anicius Julianus Justinianus, was born around 483 AD at Tauresium in Illyricum in the Balkans of present-day central Europe....   [tags: Justinianus Architecture Essays]
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