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Under the Gaslight: The Character of Laura Courtland - Under the Gaslight: The Character of Laura Courtland Under the Gaslight does indeed "acknowledge 'luck' or 'chance' or 'fate,' but it reinforces the importance of individual character at the same time that it suggests that integrity is not an absolute stay against the vicissitudes of circumstance" (159). This idea is mainly supported through the character of Laura Courtland--a symbol of both sides of the nature versus nurture debate. Laura was born into a prominent, upper class family, the Courtlands....   [tags: Under the Gaslight Essays] 671 words
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The Success of Under Armour - What makes a person choose one brand of clothing over another. Is it the price. Or is it the style of the clothing. There are numerous factors that will play a key role in determining who will purchase your products and why they will choose to purchase your product. Kevin Plank, the founder of Under Armour and former captain of the special teams on Maryland University’s football team, would become infuriated at the amount of times he was forced to change his undershirt during games and practices due to how heavy with sweat they would become....   [tags: Under Armour Analysis]
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A Pre-Performance Routine to Alleviate Choking under Pressure - INTRODUCTION The County schools sports scene has been around for many years. In these years, the emphasis on sports and achievements in our schools has grown tremendously. Starting with just 16 sports, the County Schools Sports Council now oversees 28 sports. This growth has a few noticeable effects not only on schools but also on our student athletes. The desire to compete, to win and to lift the championship can be seen on the face of every athlete that steps onto the playing field. Many would say that this is a strength of our school sports scene as each individual strives for excellence....   [tags: Choking under Pressure]
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Reflection in Iris Murdoch's Under the Net - Reflection in Iris Murdoch's Under the Net   In her novel Under the Net, Iris Murdoch examines the nature of reality through the thoughts and relationships of the novel's main character, Jake Donaghue. A recurring theme in the novel is the idea of reflection, in both senses of the word: Jake is continually thinking about ideas, and he is also forever trying to see himself as he really is. Many of the instances of reflection in the novel occur near rivers or are connected in some way to currents....   [tags: Iris Murdoch Under the Net] 2319 words
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Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood - Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood deals with the simplicity of life, stressing the importance of "each cobble, donkey, [and] goose"; we must rejoice in the simple aspects of life which ultimately make it so wonderful. There are many characters in the play who would attempt to hide from reality behind their "germ-free blinds" and "sealed window[s]", consuming themselves with insipid activities which do not bring the joy of the "spring sun" into their lives. Thomas' treats these characters with humour, subtly suggesting where his sympathies lie; with those characters who rejoice in the "love" and the little aspects of life which make it so much more worth living....   [tags: Dylan Thomas Under Milk Wood] 966 words
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Courage Under Fire - Courage Under Fire      In 1991, millions of people tuned in to CNN to observe a real life and death drama played out in the cities and deserts of Iraq. For the United States, the war was more or less a display of power and a preservation of economic interest. Nobody was to ever hear of the mishaps and foul-ups of the war. In many eyes the war was seen as a chance to boost American spirit and make the government look empowered. Director Edward Zwick and writer Patrick Shane Duncan snatched onto this notion and expounded on it in their movie Courage Under Fire....   [tags: Film Movie courage Under Fire Essays] 1942 words
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The Character of No-one in Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - The Character of No-one in Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea        Alan Quatermain, sitting hunched over and delirious from opium withdrawal, has been taken aboard a huge submersible vessel.  The aging adventurer says, "P-please.  I feel so sick.  Need my medicine."  A cold voice answers him, "You are aboard my ship, sir, and my remedies are bitter."  Quatermain turns, with his eyes rolled back, teeth clenched, and streams of sweat rolling off of his face, and he says, "Who said that....   [tags: Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Essays]
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Under the Rug - ... I had to get rid of her as soon as possible. I met a man who is in God's Spirit to perform the exorcism. The most difficult task to do was to lure her into an abandoned warehouse to perform the exorcism. We were miles away from our home. I felt my heart beat faster, it was the first time I've ever performed an exorcism. The exorcism was performed with five people. The man started to read the transcript telling the devil to get out. More than 3 hours passed. The exorcism was brutal, but I will do anything to get my most cherished back or gone....   [tags: personal narrative] 947 words
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The Agony of the Jews Under Hitler - ​​“The agony of the Jews under Hitler is too important and too outrageous to be forgotten; yet it can be remembered it seems, only in ways that distort its meaning and deny its importance… When Auschwitz became a social myth, a metaphor for modern life, people lost sight of the only lesson it could possibly offer: that it offers, in itself, no lessons (Rosenfled). -Christopher Lasch (Social historian) ​This quote talks about how people are forgetting the meaning of the Holocaust. It wasn’t just about people dying....   [tags: holocaust, Auschwitz] 808 words
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Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol - ... If this issue proves to be safe in no situation, then why does the government allow a person to have any amount of alcohol in their system while driving. During an interview with Kelly Kellermann, a teacher at Oakville High School who has had close friends involved in drunk driving accidents also agrees to a zero tolerance policy. When asked how she feels about the current legal Blood Alcohol Content while operating a motor vehicle she states that “the effects of alcohol are different for everyone, and there is no right answer for how to determine a suitable amount for every individual in America....   [tags: major safety issues in America]
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Penalties for Driving Under the Influence - ... Lee explains that even though offenders get punished, they still disregard the law: “Only until the time comes that we recognize that drunk driving should have serious consequences on the first offense (license taken away, car impounded, jail time, higher insurance rates) will we be able to reduce drunk driving and make ourselves safer” (Lee). As long as DUI punishment for first offenders remains the same, people will continue to ignore the law. If the government made stricter DUI laws, then people would think twice before driving under the influence....   [tags: we need stricter laws]
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Film Analysis of Under the Moon - Introduction The sacrifices of a mother for her child can never be underestimated. The film Under the Moon depicts this precise example of a mother’s unconditional love for her son to the point of sacrifice. According to Lynch this mother followed the normal process for migration: preparatory stage, the decision to leave; act of migration, the process; the period of overcompensation, realizing the changes and doubting the decision; the period of decompensation, conflicting times and transgenerational impact, the migration process (Marci Hanson and E....   [tags: Analysis Movie Film]
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Surveillance Under The Bush Administration - Under the last couple of years America has withstand a very watchful eye from the government. Phone calls, e-mails, and even physical searches, have all been collected and done in numbers never seen before. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was established solely to prevent the government from getting out of hand with surveillance, especially the surveillance of innocent American people. However, after the attacks of 9/11 things changed drastically; and although FISA was enacted, President Bush changed the entire outlook on “foreign” intelligence surveillance that would soon lead to question if Americans really do have any privacy in their own country....   [tags: phone calls, e-mails, scrutiny]
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Womens' Education Under the Taliban - “We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men, “stated by the Norwegian Noble Committee. This was said in 2013 when Malala Yousfazia was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in raising awareness for the women’s’ education in the Middle East (Lemmon 5). This was done a few years after the United Nations unanimously adopted the Resolution 1325 recognizing the important role of women in the prevention of and resolution of conflicts and peace-building....   [tags: Democracy, Afganistan, Afgan Girls]
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Silence Throughout "Under the Net" - According to Wittgenstein, “Only in silence can one remain in truth.” Constant events and running around hinder an individual from finding the truth or the individual is somehow ignoring the facts that surround them. This idea can be related to Jake Donaghue in Iris Murdoch’s first published novel. Jake, a character who wanders with no aspirations to the homes of friends looking for the easy way, in time comes to realize what life is about. He struggles with the idea of silence and truth merging together hand in hand....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Freedom and Opportunity: Under Attack - Thomas Jefferson stated, “If a nation expects to be ignorant - and free - in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be” (Hochschild par. 4). In 1787, delegates from the original colonies of the United States (U.S.) debated how to form a government for the fledgling territories (“The Constitution” par. 4). When the delegates finally emerged, they revealed a document that became known as the new country’s constitution. Over 200 years later, the future government of the nation would stray from the original intent of its founders due to the lack of its citizens’ constitutional literacy....   [tags: Constitution, United States, government]
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Abuse Under the Big Top - ... Kenny, a three year-old Asian elephant owned by the Ringling Bros. circus, became lethargic and listless, and as the day progressed, began to bleed. Though the circus veterinarian prescribed antibiotics and recommended he skip the shows until signs of definite improvement occurred, it was show day, and an eager audience was waiting for Kenny to entertain them. The young elephant performed his third show for the day, under threat of physical punishment by his trainer, and was returned to his shackles afterward....   [tags: circus animal neglect and exploitation]
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - ... Therefore, the novel was considered a flashback(“20,000...Summary”). Verne concluded the novel open-ended, it resolves with the trio’s successful escape, but the fate of Captain Nemo and the Nautilus in the maelstrom was left unknown. (Verne 1-448) Characterization was one of the prominent and key techniques that made the novel compelling. In this particular novel, the characterization had define society. Nemo was the antagonist and most complex character with major information about him withheld to the reader....   [tags: Jules Verne novels, science fiction genre]
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Something New Under the Sun - John McNeill, in his informative book, Something New Under the Sun, he discusses how the twentieth century brought the world into a steady decline. Although the world has improved technology-wise, it has also had a decline that overshadows the improvement we have seen. McNeil goes on to prove that it is humans, with our new technology are the reason behind this fateful decline. The world’s population has positively and negatively affected the twentieth century world by bringing “ecological changes” that will forever change the world(4)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, McNeill, The Twentieth Century] 1405 words
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Ghetto Life Under the Nazis - The term “ghettos” was first used in relation to Jews in the year 1516 when the Venetian government designated a specified living area for its Jewish population. During World War II, they were established by the Nazis to isolate and control the Jews as a first step in their eventual annihilation ("Ghettos"). Throughout the War, the Nazis established over 400 ghettos in Eastern Europe and Russia for this purpose. The Nazi ghetto overseers appointed Jewish councils, called the Judenrat, to maintain order in the ghettos, distribute food rations and to assist the Nazis with deportations to the concentration and death camps (Glazer)....   [tags: Ghetto During Holocaust]
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Torture under the Bush Adminstration - After the terrorist attack of 9/11, the United States declared a war against terrorist. The President of the U.S. wanted to retaliate against Al-Queada organization, which was the responsible for the attack. In consequence, soldiers were sent to Iraq and Afghanistan to try to find them. People who they suspected were a danger to the nation were held under the custody of the U.S. army to be interrogated in order to find out if there were more terrorist attacks planned against the United States. Some of the suspects were sent to some of the tougher prisons to be interrogated, these prisons were Guantanamo Bay, and Abu Ghraib....   [tags: justice, crimes, rights, moral, humanity] 991 words
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Under Armour Marketing Analysis - Since its creation in 1996, Kevin Plank's Under Armour has under gone rapid expansion. It has taken over the performance apparel market in the United States, outselling sporting giants such as Nike and Addidas. The company has even expanded beyond the performance apparel line and introduced products including footwear and casual wear. Although it has an immense following in the United States, Under Armour has been facing many difficult barriers to their entry into foreign markets, specifically Europe....   [tags: Marketing] 727 words
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Under Armour Company Analysis - ... They are projected to have a 21% growth rate, which can be sustained. “To put the potential in perspective, at this current growth rate Under Armour would hit about $12 billion in annual sales in 10 years, which is about half of where Nike is now.” (Under Armour potential, 2013) There foresight is a clear indication of corporate sustainability. They may not be able to overtake Nike in revenue gains, but coming from where they started, it’s a pretty good future in sight. Recently, Under Armour announced their purchasing of “Map My Fitness”, which is a fitness technology company powering one of the world’s largest digital fitness communities based out of Texas....   [tags: company, negatives, corporate, investment] 2594 words
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Unbanked and Under-banked Communities - ... According to the FDIC survey mentioned above, 20.1 percent of US households are under-banked, that represents 24 million households or 51 million adults. Unbanked and under-banked individuals typically share certain common characteristics such as: low-income individuals and families, not possessing a formal education (or having less education than other groups), young adults and households that are headed by women. The unbanked and under-banked also have disproportional representation in non-Asian minorities, such as: 21.7 percent blacks, 19.3 percent Hispanics and Native Americans at 15.5 percent ( Beard, Martha)....   [tags: financial transactions, accounts] 675 words
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Under Armour Case Study - In order to beat its competitors, Under Armour Company can engage in market sensitive fresh product invention. New products are more likely to draw curiosity amongst the populations especially if they commensurate well with the prevailing trends (Hill & Jones 2009, p. 308). UA concentrated on the outside-in (market responsive) approach to carry out its strategies. It is reported that it sourced unique synthetic materials and employed on field product development. This enabled it to create the performance apparel segment in the athletic apparel market....   [tags: Case Study]
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Driving Under the Influence - Drunk driving is an issue that effects many people across our nation. People do not realize the affects alcohol can have on the body and mind that slow decision making while driving. This issue begins in the home. Children see their parents, or other adults figures, have a beer or a cocktail and get in the car. Thus, making it seem like it is acceptable to drink and drive. “One in three people will be involved in an alcohol-related crash in their lifetime” (MADD). Driving under the influence is measured by a person’s blood alcohol level (BAC)....   [tags: Driving Safety, Drinking and Driving]
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One Nation Under Walmart - Since the early ages of man there has always been dominating individuals, people that that are either physically stronger, smarter and/or both, compared to others. It is because of these individuals that the human race has survived. The stronger, smarter individuals became leaders and were the guides for the lesser individuals. As is in the case of Walmart, the world's largest corporation, a dominating leader, in the business of offering consumer goods at low prices. Any leader will come under scrutiny at some point during their rule, so it seems natural that Walmart would....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1442 words
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Under the Black Hood - Your head is covered in a black hood. You can’t breath, you try to gasp for air, but the air is thin, like a piece of paper. You feel a scratch in your left ear, you try to reach, but you got handcuffs on your hands and legs, with a chain running from your front and back, like an animal. You try to move, but everything hurts. The itch remains, unbearable, like a bad dream. You arrive, but where. It’s hot and dry. They take the hood off. The bright light surprises your eyes, and everything goes white....   [tags: the road to Guantanamo Bay] 2037 words
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Analytical Thinking Under Distrust - ... Function of distrust However, due to the very high probability of being deceived and being lied to in combination with our incapacity of knowing whether we can bestow somebody's faith, a good portion of distrust can be seen as healthy and in some extreme cases even important for survival. Previous research showed that distrust leads to a deeper and more accurate elaboration of information and as one possible consequence to the formation of alternative hypotheses, so-called counter scenarios (Schul, Burnstein, & Bardi, 1996; Schul, Mayo, & Burnstein, 2008)....   [tags: unconscious distrust, falsehood, truth] 748 words
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Canada Under American Dominion - The dawn of the 1970s brought forth a great change in the Canadian attitude towards economic relations with the United States. The oscillation of the Canadian economy, due to the Nixon Shock of 1971, greatly contributed to the rise of Canadian awareness regarding foreign investment; particularly increased trade dependence with the United States. As this awareness gradually began to present itself as paranoia, pressures fell on the government to pursue more nationalistic policies and mandates, which would eventually allow the nation to break free of American domination....   [tags: Canadian Attitude, Relations, America]
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Gun Control Under Control - Gun Control Under Control Whenever a shooting happens, such Columbine, the Aurora Theater Shooting, or the Navy Yard shooting, the question of gun control comes up in politics again. Then after a month or two, the topic is dropped, until yet another shooting happens. When is this nation going to finally make a change. America needs to put more emphasis on making certain potential criminals and the clinically insane do not have access to such dangerous weapons. What about the little boy who found his parent’s gun in his parent’s bedside drawer and accidentally shot himself....   [tags: legal issues, Navy yard shooting]
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National Parks Under threat - ... The National Parks show just how amazing our country is. They are some of the most beautiful places in the world. Pollution has taken a toll on the parks. Air pollution from nearby cities has affected views of famous attractions and litter from park congestion has affected the overall park atmosphere and animals. In the Smoky Mountains National Park in the Appalachians air pollution has become a huge issue. The National Parks Service has put out a statement about how severe the issue of air pollution has gotten they state that “Since 1948, based on regional airport records, average visibility in the southern Appalachians has decreased 40% in winter and 80% in summer....   [tags: revenue, government, local communities]
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Schemes Under Project Management - Project management is a term coined to describe the process of developing, organizing, motivating, and allocating resources in order to achieve specific goals. Using this method, each project that an organization gears undergoes a life cycle that is managed by a team of people and their head supervisor. Schemes under project management require intricate planning via its leaders and sponsors, hard work from its staff, and strong leadership from the project manager, but the benefits derived from project management are tremendous....   [tags: project management, business world, goals] 1705 words
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Under Armour - History: 1996 Kevin Plank develops his first microfiber t-shirts to keep athletes dry during workouts and games he found Under Armour Athletic Apparel. Mission: “Under Armour was developed by athletes for athletes. We understand their needs and the demands of competition, What begin nearly a decade ago with superior under shirt for equipment sports has evolved into six diverse gear lines to cover all seasons. Climate and conditions by employing the finest microfiber fabric Under Armour has engineered the ultimate moisture transport System in garments that slide over your body like a second skin to keep cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game or a workout.” (Universe) Target...   [tags: Kevin Plank, athletes, apparel, sports]
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Christmas Under Fire - Christmas Under fire is a World War II propaganda film created by the G.P.O film unit under the instruction of the Ministry of Information. It was released in 1941 in an attempt to get the isolated United States to engage Germany and the Axis powers in World War II. The purpose of the film according to the director Harry Watt was to make Americans feel “Uncomfortable while they celebrated Christmas.”(Sarah Street, 79). The film showed the Christmas of 1940 which occurred at the height of the Blitz of London....   [tags: War World II propaganda film] 610 words
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School Performance: Under-Achievement - One definition of under-achievement could be the following: "school performance, usually measured by grades that is substantially below what would be predicted on the basis of the student’s mental ability, typically measured by intelligence or standardised academic tests" (McCall 1992, pag. 54). There must be noted that there is a difference between under-achievement and low achievement, the latter refers to a situation where the pupil is achieveing to the extent of their abilities, but is well below average compared to their peers, whilst under-achievement occurs when students achievements are below what is expected according to their abilities....   [tags: education, grades, mental ability]
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Under Age Smoking - Under Age Smoking Cigarettes a hazard to life have become very common. It is just a burning a piece of paper and tobacco, but smokers ignore and take the carbon dioxide into the lungs. People are killing themselves and harming others by smoking. The awareness among the people has been rising but many of the young people ignore the dangers, and still many diseases are happening; consequence would be more deaths. The dangers of smoking are many, but still cigarettes have become common; every third person smokes these days....   [tags: Teen Smoking, Study Review] 919 words
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Egypt under Mubarak - Egypt plays an extremely significant role as one of the major powers in the Middle East. Egyptian force in the Arab world stems from the strength of its cultural life which makes it extremely difficult to be ignored. The book, “Egypt under Mubarak” features essays from seven different authors, which examine the causes and consequences of the many crises Egypt has faced. Mubarak comes into power taking upon himself the previous Egyptian political, sociological, and economic problems left by Sadat and Nasser....   [tags: Egypt] 1204 words
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Under One Roof - I remember being a kid, and on vacations spending time with my grandma. With such an age difference between her and I there wasn’t a lot we both came to terms on doing for the day. Walmart was always the most common day trips we would take. It was so convenient for me to find the latest trends of kids apparel, while my grandma was fortunate enough to find the cheapest cotton underwear, in her opinion. With gas prices raising from when my grandma first got her license she was very sparing with the gas in her 1998 Chevy Malibu....   [tags: Business Management]
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Under Prairie Skies - We met at our usual place, under an ancient soft maple ringed by the deadwood of a particularly violent spring. It stood alone on the shore of a clover field precisely halfway between Chicago and St. Louis. We often used the fallen branches for our campfires, and as I prepared to land I decided to gather some before Susie showed up. I touched down among the drowsy purple clover heads, absorbing the shock in my calves and thighs. I was hunting firewood when I saw her streaking in from the north. I almost waved, but then on a mischievous whim I crouched down among the gently swaying plants....   [tags: reunion, fire, weapons] 689 words
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The Debate with "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance - There is a two word phrase in a thirty-one word sentence that has caused one of the largest debates in the U.S. history. The wording of the Pledge of Allegiance has been debated since the phrase “under God” was added in 1954. It was on Flag Day in 1954 that President Eisenhower and congress changed the phrase “one nation indivisible” to “one nation, under God, indivisible" (Haynes, Chaltain, and Glisson 154). The Knights of Columbus had urged the change to make it different than similar pledges that were recited by “godless communists” (O’Connor 1)....   [tags: congress, religious, flag, country] 1351 words
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Afghanistan Under the Rule of the Musahiban Family - ... This tunnel is vital for the economic growth of Afghanistan. Another important success in the history of Afghanistan was the emergence of an intellectual class and their efforts for political reforms. The university student become active politically and demonstrated in the streets. For mobilizing rural area a lot of energy needed. The university students were living in mass and had shared common identity. In the past the politics were played by the royal family and now we have intelligentsia and Islamic scholars claim in politics....   [tags: economy, education, success, failure] 2051 words
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The Philippine Executive Under the 1987 Constitution - Introduction In the analysis of the Philippine Executive, it is best to study the Office of the President. Throughout history, different personalities have occupied the Office of the President who may have institutionalized or de-institutionalized it. Since the creation of the 1987 Constitution, there have been four presidents that have been under the Constitution. The 1987 Constitution The 1935 Constitution provided for a Head of State and Head of Government which is co-equal and co-ordinate with the legislative and judiciary....   [tags: office of the president, control power]
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Pentecostalism: The Temple of Freedom Under God - The Temple of Freedom Under God, Church of God, is one of the oldest religious organizations located in the District of Colombia, whose congregation is currently being led under the supervision of Elder Walter D. Roman, Sr. Like many of the Pentecostal churches in this day and age, the Temple of Freedom Under God’s practices and beliefs coincide with the traditional practices of the earlier Pentecostal African American churches, holding tightly onto the doctrines that were instilled in The Gospel Spreading Church during the 1900s....   [tags: Religion]
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A Peak Under the Skirt of Rape Culture - "Did you see what she was wearing; no wonder he assumed she wanted it." Does this sound familiar to anyone. It does to me. This is just a glimpse of some words, and actions, that are only the tip of the ice-berg; we call 'rape culture'. A lot of people are unaware this sort of language, or behavior, even goes on. Even more people are aware of these types of things, yet they don’t find them inappropriate, or see anything wrong with a little harmless joking. The fact is rape culture affects our life, whether we acknowledge it or not....   [tags: grey rape, forceful violence]
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Delineation: An Overview of the Policy under Analysis - I. Delineation an Overview of the Policy under Analysis What is this specific policy or general policy area to be analyzed. Warne, D. (2007) states that there are many injustices within the “system” ,but Health Care Policy; which determines who gets health services, what those services are and how those services are delivered and Education Policy which determines who gets educational programs, what those programs are and how those programs are administered are among the highest needed policies that need attending to....   [tags: education, program, policies, admintered]
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Proposed Repercussions for Driving Under the Influence - A few years ago my grandmother was on her way home from her cabin late in the afternoon. A drunk driver failed to stay in his lane on the road and hit her car head on. The intoxicated driver fled on foot but was found hiding in a corn field by a police officer shortly after the accident. After spending several days in the hospital and several months recovering, my grandmother later found out that this driver fled the scene of the accident because he did not have a valid driver’s license. It had been revoked previously due to a DUI offense; however, this was not his first offense....   [tags: Effects and Overview] 1163 words
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