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The Life and Accomplishments of Bill Gates - Bill Gates People, nowadays, spend many of their time with technology, working or having fun. One of those people who has contributed to technology is Steve Jobs, who created Apple Inc. which revolutionized the computer and mainly tablet industry with its amazing features. As equal as important as Steve Jobs, Marc Andreessen lead the creation of NCSA Mosaic, the web browser that transformed how we think about the World Wide Web. Additional to that, Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web, which changed the way people communicate, work, study, and play....   [tags: microsoft, bill gates, ibm] 659 words
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The Importance of The Bill of Rights in Society Today - When the Second Constitutional Convention wrote the Constitution in 1787, there was a controversy between the federalists and the anti-federalists surrounding whether or not to have a Bill of Rights. The anti-federalists claimed that a bill of rights was needed that listed the guaranteed rights that the government could never take away from a person i.e. “inalienable rights.” A Bill of Rights was eventually deemed necessary, and has worked for over 210 years. There are many reasons why the ten amendments are still valid to this day, and the best examples are the First Amendment, concerning the freedom of religion, the Fifth Amendment, and the Sixth Amendment....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays] 621 words
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The 2014 Farm Bill Analysis and Description - Farmers and taxpayers have brought their concerns to the government regarding agriculture since the first farm bill in 1933. The bill was called the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933. It was enacted in response to the Great Depression. The rapidly dropping crop prices, national hunger, and trade failure spurned the farmers and consumers to cry out to the government. The government responded with the Agricultural Adjustment Act that adapted tax and production laws to fit the needs of the economy....   [tags: farmers, farm bill, agriculture, crops]
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Standardized Education Bill - Section One: This bill will reform the education system. Every teacher can keep their current job as long as they pass the new standardized test and certifications put into place, with all states within the United States of America abiding by these reforms. Section Two: On average the US spends about $15 thousand per student, and places 17th in the developed world. Compare that to Finland, the top country for education , who on average spends a bit less than eight thousand dollars per student and has a 100% literacy rate, and the highest rank of math and science scores....   [tags: Standardized Education Bill]
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A Bill of Rights - A Bill of Rights A Bill of Rights is a statement of values and standards, of rights and responsibilities. It is a 'higher law' than those which Parliament passes, and a standard by which to judge these laws. It sets out our rights and responsibilities as individuals. Arguments for a Bill of Rights * a Bill of Rights gives you the chance to fight for your rights in court * if a Bill of Rights is 'entrenched', Parliament must make sure that laws take account of those rights included in it * a Bill of Rights can give protection to vulnerable minorities * human rights education is easier if there is a sin...   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays] 392 words
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The United States President´s Rights to Veto a Bill - The President of the United States holds ultimate authority over any piece of legislation. This right is given by the U.S. Constitution through the power of the Presidential veto. The Constitution states that after a bill is passed through both the House of Representatives and the Senate, it is to be given to the President for what is essentially the final OK. If the President approves of the bill and its contents, he is to sign the bill within ten days, thus passing it as a law. If he does not sign the bill within ten days it is considered approved and the bill is passed (the exception to this being the pocket veto which will be discussed below)....   [tags: president, veto, bill] 1415 words
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Bill Gates: One of America’s Greatest - When people think of a hero they think of Superman, Batman, or Spiderman, but what they should think of are people that make difference. Bill Gates has made a huge difference in today’s world; he is an extremely successful entrepreneur, an active philanthropist, and a very motivated person in general. With this motivation he has and will accomplish anything he puts his mind to. He was CEO of Microsoft and became the richest man in the world. He also created one of the most credible and generous charitable organization in the world....   [tags: Biography, Bill Gates] 1372 words
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Bill Gates Leader Report - Bill Gates Leader Report My favorite leader is William Henry Gates III, or Bill Gates to most people. Bill Gates is a computer engineer and world-class entrepreneur. He founded Microsoft Corporation in 1975 with a high school friend named Paul Allen. The leadership role that he serves is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation. Up until 1998, Gates was CEO of the company, but he relieved himself of those duties, and currently is only a software architect and serves on the Microsoft committee....   [tags: Bill Gates] 1327 words
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The Effect the Protection of State Information Bill Will Have on South African Democracy if Passed - Introduction The Protection of State Information Bill is a controversial bill passed in early 2010 by the South African government, but was soon called back into analysis. Since then there have been consistent rumours about the bill being passed into law. There are numerous organisations opposed to this bill, and few people who would benefit from it, raising the question of if this bill would signal the end of democracy in South Africa. Organisations Right2Know Right2Know is an activist company founded as an opposition to the Secrecy Bill....   [tags: Right2Know, secrecy bill]
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Kill Hamlet: What Kill Bill and Hamlet Teach Us About Revenge - “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” The Sicilian proverb used as Kill Bill Vol. 2's tagline perfectly points out a tragic flaw shared by Shakespeare's Hamlet and Quentin Tarentino's modern hero: Bill (from Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Kill Bill Vol. 2). In Kill Bill Beatrice is a killer belonging to a team of assassins lead by a man by the name of Bill. Beatrice and her master fall in love and one night while she is on a job, she discovers she is pregnant. She realizes the world of assassins is no place for a mother and makes the decision to leave the team and leave Bill....   [tags: Hamlet, Kill Bill, revenge,] 1175 words
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Bill of Rights: Opression by the Government - After that horrific tragedy that befell our nation on September eleventh of two-thousand and one, legislative and executive branches instituted a series of proclamations to provide a higher quality of homeland security. A mist all the commotion these new decrees' were formulated, ratified, and executed with great haste. Despite there efforts, elected officials allowed emotions to play a role in there decision making. Some of these current policies have sections or clauses that infringe on the Bill of Rights....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays] 504 words
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A Phoney in The Fifty Dollar Bill - A Phoney in The Fifty Dollar Bill       In "The Fifty Dollar Bill" written by Donald Hall, the narrator of the story seems to be an honest man, but is he really. I believe for the most part he is very honest—except for when he did not want to be drafted so he bribed his congressman. He had several reasons for wanting to be exempt from the draft. He was always honest, until he realized he had something important that could be lost. The very beginning of the story starts with the narrator talking to us (the readers) about how honest he is....   [tags: The Fifty Dollar Bill]
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Management and Change, Bill Gates - Management and Change, Bill Gates William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft had revenues of US$32.19 billion for the fiscal year ending June 2002, and employs more than 50,000 people in 72 countries and regions. Born on Oct. 28, 1955, Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney....   [tags: Bill Gates Microsoft] 1978 words
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Bill of Rights To Protect From Tyranny - After the Constitution was written, the new born nation was immediately split into two political sides, the federalists and the anti-federalists, over the ratification. Federalists, southern planters or people that tended to hold interest in trade, advocated a strong executive. On the other hand, anti-federalists, back country people or people involved in business but not in the mercantile economy, opposed the ratification of the constitution. The two sides, after much debate, were able to come to a compromise after the Bill of Rights was included into the Constitution....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays] 768 words
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Bill Gates: The New Revolutionary Creator - Bill Gates The New Revolutionary Creator Introduction Throughout my journey in this honors seminar, I have read about several creators (in Creating Minds) who were pioneers or masters in their respective domains. Each of these creators (Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Ghandi) was researched by Howard Gardner who then classified each one as representing one of his seven intelligences (Intrapersonal, Logical/Mathematical, Visual/Spatial, Musical, Verbal/Linguistic, Kinesthetic, and Interpersonal)....   [tags: Bill Gates Papers]
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William Buffalo Bill Cody - William Buffalo Bill Cody Buffalo Bill was one of the most interesting figures of the old west, and the best known spokesman of the new west. Buffalo Bill was born in 1846 and his real name was William Frederick Cody. Cody was many things. He was a trapper, bullwhacker, Colorado 'Fifty-Niner';, Pony Express rider, Civil War soldier, wagonmaster, stagecoach driver, and even a manager of a hotel. He changed his name to Buffalo Bill sometime in his early twenties for his skill while supplying railroad workers with buffalo meat....   [tags: Biography Biographies Buffalo Bill Essays] 682 words
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The Necessity of The Bill of Rights: How these Rights Could Have Saved Proctor in Arthur Miller's, The Crucible - The Bill of Rights is dictation of the first ten Amendments to the constitution, written in their inventive form. The most important articles in the Bill of Rights are amendments five and eight, which protect one’s right to a speedy trial and just punishment. In the end of The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, we are able to recognize the necessity of these articles, because combined; they could have helped save Proctor’s life. Amendments are laws that are mandatory rules/regulations by the people for the people....   [tags: The Crucible, Bill of Rights] 892 words
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Bill Gates's Leaderhsip - Bill Gates's Leaderhsip A Visionary Leader: Traits If we are talking creativity and ideas, Bill Gates is an American unoriginal. He is Microsoft's chief and co-founder, he is the world's richest man, and his career delivers this message: It can be wiser to follow than to lead. Let the innovators hit the beaches and take the losses; if you hold back and follow, you can clean up in peace and quiet. Gates is the Bing Crosby of American technology, granted he is an unusually hard-driving and successful businessman....   [tags: Management Leadership Bill Gates] 902 words
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Bill of Rights & Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen - The Bill of Rights and Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen are based on the same principles of natural rights; therefore each document is similar in protecting the people's natural rights. However, despite their similarities, their differences are apparent due to the social situations in which they were adopted. The Bill of Rights stood to protect the freedoms of each individual by establishing a democratic government. The French Revolution eliminated the hierarchy of class and established equality among men with the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays] 1278 words
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Children and Family Relationship Bill 2013: Parental Uncertainty in Cases of Guardianship, Custody and Access - [1.1] Introduction In certain scenarios, where the law in Ireland fails to explicitly outline the rights of the parent, the judicial adjudication in relation to guardianship, custody and access is fundamental to ensuring that the well-being of the child remains secure. Although there is some sense of legal certainty in respect of married parents and their children, this is not consistent with the situation that non-marital parents sometimes face due to the outdated legislation of the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964(1964 Act) as amended....   [tags: Children and Family Relationship Bill 2013]
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The Not-So-Honest Man in The Fifty-Dollar Bill - The Not-So-Honest Man in The Fifty-Dollar Bill        The main character in Donald Hall’s "The Fifty-Dollar Bill" has spent most of his life trying to live up to his honest reputation. When he is accused of trying to bribe a person at the Judge Advocate General’s office, he tries to convince himself and everyone else that it was just an "unfortunate coincidence" (Hall 958). However, the evidence shows that it was more than just a coincidence and that his actions were intentional. The narrator goes out of his way to prove to us that he is a honest man....   [tags: Fifty-Dollar Bill Essays]
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The Importance of the First Amendment of the United States’ Bill of Rights for Democratic Government and its Citizens - Being expression one of the most important rights of the people to maintain a connected society right to speech should be accepted to do so. The first amendment is one of the most fundamental rights that individuals have. It is fundamental to the existence of democracy and the respect of human dignity. This amendment describes the principal rights of the citizens of the United States. If the citizens were unable to criticize the government, it would be impossible to regulate order. By looking freedom of speech there is also freedom of assembly and freedom of press that are crucial for the United States democracy. According to the “Derechos, Human Rights”, freedom of speech is one of the most...   [tags: First Amendment, USA, Bill of Rights, Democracy, G] 780 words
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Bill Naughton's Play Spring and Port Wine - Bill Naughton's Play "Spring and Port Wine" How does the playwright, Bill Naughton, prepare the audience for the first appearance for Rafe on the stage. What are the audience expected to think about him. 07817966841 224 1970 In this coursework I will be focusing on a play called "Spring and Port Wine". It was first performed in 1965 and is set about forty years ago. I am going to comment on how social and historical things have changed since then and how we as an audience are expected to think of the character called Rafe before his first entry in the play....   [tags: Bill Naughton Spring Port Wine Essays] 1720 words
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The Bill of Rights - ... It has become a common practice for the online media to make live broadcasts of the Stakeholders Congresses. The role of The Bill of Rights in supervision is giving full play. The Bill of Rights has actively created conditions for civilian to supervise the government, and attaches great importance to the role of the poor group in supervision. Civilians at all levels are required to investigate and resolve in a timely manner all problems reported to the government by civilian via the The Bill of Rights, and to inform civilian of the results....   [tags: US constitution, government]
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The Bill of Rights - The Bill of Rights is a list of limitations on the power of the government. Firstly, the Bill of Rights is successful in assuring the adoption of the Constitution. Secondly, the Bill of Rights did not address every foreseeable situation. Thirdly, the Bill of Rights has assured the safety of the people of the nation. Successes, failures, and consequences are what made the Bill of Rights what they are today. Firstly, the Bill of Rights has guaranteed the adoption of the Constitution. James Madison proposed the Bill of Rights to the First Federal Congress on June 8, 1789 (Primary Documents 1)....   [tags: American Government, Politics] 1380 words
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The Bill of Rights - ... The proposed legislation would be at odds with the main point of a written constitution as the product of a social contract, which states that all power initially stays with the citizens and that the citizens are the ones who construct a government that has limited and enumerated powers in a written constitution. For example, Federalists argued that deliberately stating the right to religion should not be infringed on could be misconstrued by people thinking that if the Constitution did not state this restriction specifically then the government would possess that power....   [tags: constitution, amendments] 658 words
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The Bill of Rights - The Bill of Rights During the Revolutionary War the rebelling colonies needed to find a way to govern the new nation and created the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation created a weak federal government with most of the power given to the states. The weak federal government was unable to address a number of primarily economic and diplomatic problems facing the nation. A Federalist movement started in order to create a stronger federal government that could better handle these problems....   [tags: revolutionary war, articles of confederation]
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The Bill of Rights - Bill of Rights We live in the 21st century, where most Americans mind their own business but take for granted our God given rights. Not only God given rights but also those established by our founding forefathers. This paper will illustrate and depict the importance of the original problems faced when adopting the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. It will discuss the importance of the first amendment, the due process of the 4th, 5th, 6th, and the 8th amendments. Last but not least the importance of what is known as the “second Bill of Rights” (14th amendment)....   [tags: American History]
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The Bill of Rights - The Bill of Rights, or the first ten amendments of the constitution, were designed to protect individuals’ rights and liberties from the central government, when the United States’ Constitution was being written and put in place. Led by Patrick Henry, Antifederalists were against the idea of changing to a constitution, but were the main supporters of the Bill of Rights. Their opposition, led by James Madison, however felt this Bill of Rights was unnecessary for the national government to do. Politics back then was quite similar to today, at least in the sense of what was being supported, one party was considered to support the common man, while the other supported the rich, but also one supp...   [tags: constitution, madison, federalists] 1432 words
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The Bill of Rights - Introduction The Bill of Rights was created because the states believed that the federal government would have too much power and they wanted to have more individual rights. Around this time the colonies had just been under the British rule, which oppressed the people and give them very limited freedoms. The states or the colonies were kind of afraid that this would happen all over again within this new government forming in the form of the Constitution. Most of the state at this time believed that the Constitution alone was enough but others felt that they needed more assurances....   [tags: United States Government, American History]
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The Bill of Rights - “The founders who crafted our Constitution and Bill of Rights were careful to draft a constitution of limited powers- one that would protect Americans’ liberties at all times”. Al Franken was a strong believer in a powerful government that at the same time protects the citizens natural rights. However, some citizens have decided to test the law, thus creating a variety of new precedents. The Constitution is a body of work that sets precedents and establishes the powers and duties of a government; it also created a Supreme Court that establishes and enforces the law....   [tags: Constitution of the United States]
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Bill of Rights - The “Bill of rights” had been proposed as a follow up to Parliament’s original Habeas Corpus bill, which safeguarded personal freedom and liberty. Now just about every colony had a bill of rights, so James Madison suggested that if the United States was to survived as a a country it would need to have a set of rules versus thirtheen and every state would have the same rules. In 1789, James Madison proposed a series of legislative articles to the first United States congress, but the processes took a while; Madison proposed twelve but only ten became known as the “Bill of Rights” in December 15, 1791....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Bill of Rights - The Bill of Rights as it stands for the United States entered as a stems from a vow as promises so to speak was made by the Fathers of Confederation to the states during the effort for ratification of the Constitution in 1787-1788. Numerous states had created some conditions for their ratification; the appendage of amendments, which would assure citizen’s a safeguard like a safety net for their human rights in contrast to the central government and therefore the people had a rather remarkable circumstances in which the entrenchment of a bill of rights in the American Constitution was prepared by means of the fundamental command of the states, they themselves being alarmed about the centr...   [tags: US Constitution, The Amendments]
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Bill of rights - “ The government is morally obligated to serve people and protect their rights such as life, liberty, and property. The Constitution was created to make a stronger central government to protect the rights of its people. The Social Contract protects the natural rights of the citizens, but with the Constitution protecting every other rights. The writers intention of the Bill of Rights was to ensure the safety of citizens rights. Most amendments apply in daily life, but might not realize it. The First amendment, freedom of speech, amendment two, the right to bear arms, and amendment four, protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures....   [tags: amendments, the constitution, social contract]
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Bill of Guarantee - Even though, the government will not limit the access on the Internet, it does not mean that any person may publish illegal content with exception and disregard to the law. Any act is illegal in the physical world; it will similarly be outlawed in the online environment. Hence, laws prohibiting publication of, for example, immoral / improper or other illegal materials will be applied continuously. (Multimedia Super Corridor Malaysia, 2012) In relation to the issue, appointed ministries and agencies will continue to take appropriate actions and enforce those laws that are under their particular attentions....   [tags: censorship, internet,malaysia]
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Steps into Making a Bill into Law - There are many steps in making a bill into a law. The easiest one would be drafting a bill. Anyone can draft a bill, but only a congressman can introduce the bill to legislation, and, by doing this they become the bill’s sponsor or sponsors. A member of the cabinet or the head of a federal agency can also submit an act, however only a member of congress can introduce it. After the bill is introduces it is assigned a number that begins with H.R for House of Representatives or S for Senate. After the bill is introduced it is sent to committee....   [tags: legislation, committee review] 1747 words
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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates - ... Bill dropped out of school because he knew were his heart and dedication was. It was to work on computer software and start a company. Bill did end up forming Microsoft Software with his friend Paul Allen. They both became computer genesis and great computer programmers. The company “Microsoft” started to expand more and more. It was a high selling product, by the features and how it worked all together. Bill and Paul’s relationship ended little sooner because Paul was diagnosed with a disease called Hodgkin’s....   [tags: Microsoft creator, famous billionaires] 519 words
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How a Bill Becomes Law - It seems the Founders wanted to make the passage of legislation difficult. The Constitution settles how bills become law in the United States. The procedure is operose and can take significant time to complete. The course materials of week three offer more than enough information on how the procedure works. This essay will, mainly, use the course materials to describe the process of how a bill becomes a law. The process of transforming a bill into a law requires the participation of both the Legislative branch and Executive branch of government....   [tags: American Government]
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The Life and Achievements of Bill Gates - Bill Gates is renowned for being one of the richest entrepreneurs in the world; he is the cofounder of the most recognized brands in the computer industry called Microsoft. Gates was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He grew up in a wealthy family and had two sisters. William H. Gates, Sr., who was their father, was a successful lawyer and their mother dedicated her time to staying home and raising the children. The Gates family maintained a warm and close environment and encouraged the mentality to strive for excellence....   [tags: biography] 644 words
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How A Bill Becomes A Law - In our countries government, Congress plays a major role in decision making. They’re primary role is to pass laws. These laws start off as bills. Bills can only be introduced by members of Congress. Although these bills only come from Congressman, there are many people who influence these bills. Such as the president, regular citizens, offices in the executive branch, and many others. The bills right off the bat do not have a very good chance of passage. Only one out of every ten bills even gets any attention at all....   [tags: Bills, lawmaking, United States]
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How a Bill Becomes a Law - In our country’s government, Congress plays a major role in decision making. They’re primary role is to pass laws. These laws start off as bills. Bills can only be introduced by members of Congress. Although these bills only come from Congressman, there are many people who influence these bills. Such as the president, regular citizens, offices in the executive branch, and many others. The bills right off the bat do not have a very good chance of passage. Only 1 out of every 10 bills even gets any attention at all....   [tags: government, congress, decision making]
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The Fifth Amendment and The Bill of Rights - ... He or she could not be tried again for that particular offense (unless there are special circumstances such as different charges or a mistrial) because of the “Double Jeopardy Clause” in the Fifth Amendment, which states that a person cannot be tried twice for the same offense. Another example of a real-world application of the Fifth Amendment could be in a situation regarding the seizure of someone’s land. If the government is using someone’s farmland to make a highway, the government must compensate him or her by paying for the land that is seized, because of the “Takings Clause” in the Fifth Amendment, stating that a person cannot be deprived of property without proper compensation....   [tags: Freedom, Citizens, United States]
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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates - ... When this happened Paul was in charge of the computer lab he took the opportunity and banned Gates from the computer lab. This action obviously affected their friendship. Months passed and Bill and Paul forgave each other and they were both back to being best friends. One day they were both working in the computer lab where they found computer software glitches. So they took advantage to obtain free computer time. When teachers found out about this both of them had their computer privileges revoked....   [tags: successful college dropouts, founder of Microsoft] 1516 words
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Ratifying the Constitution to the Bill of Rights - ... Constitution. In the end, the Articles of Confederation led to Shay’s Rebellion and the needing of a Bill of Rights in our new Constitution. Federalists such as Thomas R. Frazier and George Washington supported the constitution because they believed that while under the Articles of Confederation people were melancholy, trade was inadequate, and Europe looked down on them. (1) They saw the complaints of the Anti-federalists and the complaints of other federalists and what the articles were doing to them....   [tags: power, government, separation] 616 words
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How a Bill Becomes Law - ... Once the committee completes its debate and revisioning, a vote is taken to determine if the bill should proceed to the next step, which is on to the Senate or House floor for additional debate. (factmonster.com) In cases where a bill survives the committee process, the next step takes place on either the Senate or House floor. This essentially is a debate among lawmakers arguing either for or against passage to their respective membership at large. This process is also known as the “floor action” with each chamber having a different method of execution....   [tags: process, introduction, action, debate, signing]
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The Controversy over the Bill of Rights - ... They believe if they are attacked, the authorities will not get there in time to save their lives. It may be true that a gun will scare away a potential attacker or prevent possible injury to themselves or their family. Thankfully, there are specific criteria that must be met before a citizen can get a gun, so ideally only responsible citizens will own one. People who live in remote places or places with a high crime rate may not be able to get police protection in time without their own means of protecting themselves....   [tags: government, rights, federalists, constitiution] 1512 words
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The Importance of the Domestic Partnerships Bill - Many women were neglected and were exposed to abusive relationships because they were seen as inferior to the men. Another instance of abuse or domestic violence stems from relationships such as domestic partnerships as a result children were also neglected because of their mother’s neglection and abuse. Women were also forced not to have a right of their own will in the past society. Another possible reason for the abuse is women were faced with a patriarchal society. Access to the court systems and education also play a vital role in the protection of women....   [tags: political science, Law] 1808 words
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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates - ... He and his friends would even miss class to hang out in the computer room, and by eighth grade, he was making money programing computers. Almost a dozen Lakeside students became programing pioneers. Gates was a self-teaching kind of kid and by age 13, he had taught himself computer programing. The Lakeside programmers or Students Club was formed for Gates and some other kids with the same passion of his. Gates was kicked out of the club because he was two years younger and was thought to be immature....   [tags: Microsoft creator and entrepeneur]
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Bill Clinton: A Life of Controversy - Clinton impressed people with the idea of a family man in office. He was focused and charismatic. Better economy was what the American people wanted so that is what his goal was. During his reign he went through more scandals and controversies than any other president. He was impeached, yet despite all, he was loved by America. Our economy prospered and we had better diplomatic relations. The American people wanted change for the better and so they elected William Jefferson Clinton for their forty-second president of the United States of America....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 1391 words
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The Advantageous Life of Bill Gates - ... Additionally, when he was caught by the company, his family’s affluence and influence provided him protection. Moreover, the run-of-the-mill scholar cannot think of dropping from a high-end university such as Harvard due to the money they are already paying for their education. Gates did not have to worry about these problems due to the fact that he could always use his family’s wealth to provide him sustenance, shelter, and as an asset to continue his endeavors. Due to the free time Gates was allotted, he and his friend Paul Allen were missing lessons to spend extra time to develop software’s for personal computers....   [tags: winning, assets, talent] 856 words
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The Teachings and Influence of Bill Gothard - ... Gothard decided to continue his education at Wheaton, and in 1961 he graduated with a M.A. in Christian Education. He finished his preparation for the ministry by becoming an ordained minister in 1964. Gothard also received a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist University in 2004. Although not connected with any particular denomination, Gothard is most often connected with the Independent Baptist movement. Past and Present Ministries: The son of strong Christian parents, Bill Gothard made many of the decisions that would affect the rest of his life at an early age....   [tags: Christian, counseling, integration] 2320 words
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What is the Bill of Rights? - ... The court admitted that school officials had to set rules for these types of problems. The court said that the black armband was a sign of symbolic speech of political protest which is speech violating the First Amendment freedom of speech. The ruling clarifies that citizens have a freedom of speech at certain places such as school. Also clarified for citizens by saying that citizens do have freedom of speech at times. Another example of the first amendment is the case Santa Fe School District versus Doe 1999....   [tags: constitution, freedom, privacy] 1433 words
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The History of Bill Gates and Microsoft - William Henry Gates III, or more commonly known as Bill Gates, was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He began to show an interest in technology at the age of 13, creating a software program to play tic-tac-toe. Over time, he and his partner Paul Allen built the world’s largest software business, Microsoft. With Microsoft’s great success, Bill Gates turned out to be one of the richest men in the world. In February 2014, Bill Gates decided to step down as the chairman of Microsoft. Microsoft started off as a small computer company with only 25 workers and a small office....   [tags: technology, software, IBM]
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The Origins of the Bill of Rights - Unlike the first four amendments, the Fifth and Sixth Amendment is constructed of numerous parts. The First Amendment also contained several aspects, but is centered on protecting freedom of expression, and government interference in the right of conscience. Both the Fifth and Sixth Amendments are designed to protect the rights of a person accused of committing a crime, however the Fifth Amendment includes a clause concerning eminent domain. Many of the aspects of both Fifth and Sixth Amendments have direct ties to tyrannical practices of the British during Colonial rule, just as the other amendments in the Bill of Rights....   [tags: British Tyranny, Fifth and Sixth Amendments] 1431 words
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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are two very important men in the world of technology. Both men had the vision of what a computer and computer languages might be able to advance into. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates both worked/work for exceptionally important companies. Bill Gates is still alive, but sadly Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011. Steve Jobs’ complete name was Steven Paul Jobs. He was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California. He was raised into an adoptive family....   [tags: technology, apple, microsoft]
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Retrospective Operation of the Bill - ... This means that any document or statement that contains all of these ‘requirements’ is subject to prosecution. Under section 7 of the Bill it is stated that “It is an offence to publish or maintain declared materials or designated publications…” The inclusion of the words “or maintain” establishes that even documents or statements made previously, before this Bill was passed, that are maintained and remain in the public record, come under scrutiny with the introduction of this Bill. Thus, it indicates the intention for the Bill to operate retrospectively....   [tags: Polyukhovich v Commonwealth] 1305 words
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Gun Control and the Bill of Rights - ... Many countries before us have tried to control guns and put strict laws and regulations or even banning them altogether. Soviet Russia banned weapons in 1929 and from 1929 to 1953 approximately 20 million unarmed protesters were gathered up and killed. The same thing happened in Turkey in 1915, Germany during the holocaust, China during the reign of Mao Zedong, and many other countries in the 20th century. Even in modern Germany, a nation with very strict laws about gun control, cannot stop from sociopaths from deciding one day to go out and kill a bunch of people....   [tags: george mason, firearms, guns] 706 words
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The Life of Bill Gates - The Life of Bill Gates William Henry Gates III, also known as Bill Gates, was born in Seattle, Washington, the 28th of October in 1955. Bill, the second child of three, grew up in an upper middle-class family. His parents, William H. Gates Sr., a lawyer, and Mary Maxwell, a schoolteacher, set a very affectionate and family-like atmosphere within their house. As he was brought up, he was encouraged greatly to strive for the best and to face competition in a headstrong fashion. When he was young, Bill developed a strong penchant to reading, although, he didn’t read just any type of books; he was mostly seen reading reference books, such as encyclopedias....   [tags: computer enthusiasts, microsoft] 1628 words
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Bill Gates Changed the World - Bill Gates Through his intelligence and excellent business skills, Bill Gates was able to change the world. As a technological genius he founded the worlds largest software company. He has also been extremely generous, donating more than thirty billion dollars as a philanthropist. He is, without a doubt a catalyst for change, tirelessly working to make the world a better place. Gates was born to the full name of William Henry Gates III on October 28th 1955 (Bellis). Gates was born to two sisters, Libby who is younger and Kristianne who is older....   [tags: genius, charity, computer] 1490 words
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The Bill of Rights and Equality - ... Donating tickets to a cause that supports gay rights harms no one. It does not directly injure a being who wishes to be gay or straight. It does not inflict physical pain, suffering, or any other form of harm upon the team’s fans. After catching publicity because of the situation, Brendon Ayanbedjo expressed his separation of career and citizenship via twitter, “Football is just my job it’s not who I am. I am an American before anything.” (twitter.com) An athlete is hired based on skill level, not on political beliefs....   [tags: first ammendment of the Constitution]
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The Insurance Opt Out Bill - The biggest decision health care decision since Obamacare is taking effect this May. Public Act 182 of 2013, known as the “Rape Insurance Bill” or the “Insurance Opt Out Bill” was passed on December 11th, 2013 and has begun taking place this March. This bill requires a separate rider to be purchased for health insurance for abortion including in cases of incest or rape. The "citizen-initiated" law, backed by Right to Life of Michigan, will take effect in March without crossing the governor's desk or appearing on the statewide ballot next year....   [tags: Abortion, Rape] 725 words
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Early Life of Bill Gates - ... The language called BASIC Gates and Paul and believed they could make money selling it to BASIC with other machines. Then Microsoft Partnership created and started selling it. In the next four years they created other programming languages ​​such as Cobol and Fortran. After this , they were powerful enough to open a new division in your company, and to win his first court battle against MITS Altair inventor on the ownership of rights . Career Highlights and Awards In April 1979, the IPC received Million Dollar Award for his work and spent the money to open a new subdivision to sell software Microsoft Partnership....   [tags: public school, programming language, windows] 881 words
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Bill of rights in South Africa - ... In South Africa currently in 2014 there are 18 people that are murdered every day. Examples of murder in South Africa are the Oscar Pistorius murder, the road rage murder and the murder of the parent’s children. If another country hears out countries name they would think of crime Slavery, servitude and forced labour A slave is not allowed it is a person that cannot live his own life because he is owned by someone else and works for him with no or very little pay by money or mostly food....   [tags: human rights, freedom, security] 811 words
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations - ... The economy is also vastly growing weak, but because of Bill and Melinda who makes it more possible for this economy to be able to survive. They believe in using their wonderful fortunate circumstances, to reach out and help others within the United States and also around the world. They have a belief that when each person that lives within the United States, primarily has the opportunity to develop their talents, society will then be able to thrive. They do not have a closed mind to only want to help the people in the United States; they want to help the rest of the world as well....   [tags: economy, funding, health]
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Bill Clinton, A Good President? - ... One very important thing that he bills that he signed was the Brady Bill was required a waiting period and a background check to purchase handguns, and in 1994 his Crime Bill included a ban on assault weapons which lead to a 40 percent decline in gun crime by 2001. Clinton was a strong supporter of modernizing the US military, which led to increased technology and efficiency. His administration focused on precision weapons and GPS technology, to reduce collateral damage and lower casualty rates....   [tags: American History, US President] 711 words
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Airline Passenger Bill of Rights - ... airlines reported only 16 tarmac delays of more than three hours, compared to 664 from May 2009 through February 2010" (U.S. Department of Transportation, 2011). In 2011, the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act was passed. This act included a requirement for carriers to publish on an internet site a list of chronically delayed flights, required the Secretary of Transportation to expand its consumer complaint investigations, establishment of Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protection (ACACP), and it required the airlines to disclose passenger fees....   [tags: the right to get off a plane during a delay] 755 words
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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs Steve Jobs born on February 24, 1995 in San Francisco, California. Both his parents Abdulfattah “John” Jandali & Joanne Simpson were two graduates from University of Wisconsin. His father Abdulfattah Jandali worked as a Syrian political science professor and his mother, Joanne Simpson, worked as a speech therapist. Although Jobs parents were both graduate students and highly agile people, there decision did not show any wisdom. Steve Jobs was the result from an unwanted pregnancy. When Joanne Simpson, became pregnant her father and mother oppose her to marry Jandali since he was Syrian....   [tags: Writing Programs, Innovative Thinkers]
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The Bill of Rights Amendments - The United States constitution has an amendment process that has been included in the Bill of Rights. The amendment allows Americans to make changes to the September 17, 1789 United States Constitution, that was ratified and made law (Zink 450).. The amendment process has made it possible for the constitution to change moderately, than being overhauled, and it has been changed to adhere to the current times and changes. The Second Amendment to the US constitution is part of the Bill of Rights that guarantees all American citizens the right to keep and bear arms....   [tags: United States, Constitution, Government]
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Biography of Bill Gates - ... Later Bill offered the company to debug it for them. I his senior year Bill and Paul Allen were in charge of the computer lab. Sometimes they would disagree and Paul would ban Bill from the lab. Bill also Created a payroll program that him and Paul hacked into later. At age 15 Bill went into business with Paul and made a program called "Traf-O-Data", the program would monitor traffic patterns in Seattle. The boys netted $20,000 for their efforts. Personal Information Bill Gates’ zodiac sign is Scorpio....   [tags: microsoft, richest man] 945 words
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Legaislative Process on a Bill - ... The obvious nature of a reformation indicates that something previously enacted is to be altered in the endeavor of better outcomes. Juvenile Justice Reform in Georgia is no different in this regard, in that the state enacted policies and legislation based on a trending form of jurisprudence that failed in the long run at bearing its weight in promises. Before examining the intricacies in bureaucratic and legislative processes that facilitated the reform, its historical context must first be elucidated....   [tags: political, government, code, crime] 972 words
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Bill Gates: A Visionary Entrepreneur - “We've really achieved the ideal of what I wanted Microsoft to become.” -Bill Gates, June 2008 William Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington, US, on October 28, 1955. His father, William Henry Gates (II) Jr., was a lawyer whereas his mother, Mary Gates, was a teacher. At an early age, Gates showcased a great deal of intellect. At primary school, he was especially fond of Math and Science. Ever since his childhood, he appreciated reading business magazines. Acknowledging his ardor to learn, his parents enrolled him in Lakeside Preparatory School at the age of 12....   [tags: Biography, Entrepeneur, Windows] 1291 words
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Legacy of Bill Gates - One of the most influential and global changing person this world has is a man who at such young age changed the world in a technological way in his garage. This man has began to aid foreign lands with his money to help the people in there with deadly diseases and lack of medicine. He has invested in the education of United States, and has influenced the world in a certain aspects. The man has changed the way we work with our computers and business. This man is Bill Gates the co-founder of Microsoft....   [tags: Technology, Computers]
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Impeachment of Bill Clinton - President Bill Clinton began an affair with Monica Lewinsky, a White House intern, in 1995. Later in 1998, when confronted with questions in regards to an affair with Monica Lewinsky, Clinton lied under oath in front of a grand jury. This, however, was not his first lapse in judgment as viewed by the Senate and Congress. The President and his wife, Hillary, found themselves involved in the Whitewater scandal beginning in 1978. In addition, during his campaign, Clinton was accused of draft dodging and rumors were spread in regards to his possible marriage infidelity....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - Bill Gates Bill Gates was a very intelligent man since he was young; one of his teacher said, “Gates was always a math whiz” ("Bill Gates “1955 - )"). Gates is very important in the computer world. He is the inventor of the entire Microsoft systems. Gates is also the creator of all of the Windows programs that are on computers. Bill Gates was born into a wealthy family and became one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time as he created Microsoft. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955....   [tags: Biography, Computer Technology, Windows]
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Great Leaders: Bill Gates - ... Bill Gates key personal attributes include ability to interpret, analyze, and exhibit competency in a challenging environment. These characteristics and traits have made Bill Gates a leader of this time. Without a doubt, the current trend in the business world is the application of leadership and its qualities in spheres of technology and business. Microsoft foundation, under the leadership of Bill Gates, thus, becomes subject of a successful business and technology integration. Mr. Gates is seen to be a strong leader in possession of great charisma and enthusiasm....   [tags: microsoft, technology integration] 1091 words
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - ... His belief in high intelligence and hard work is what put him where he is today, as well as being in the right place at the right time. Bill Gates has an ability to identify individuals in his field that have the ability to make his visions come true. He also has the necessary financial power to encourage those individuals to come to his organization.  One thing that still drives his company and their seeming ruthlessness is Gates’ desire to win.  All the people who know him best his parents, his wife, and his good friends all recognize his competitive attitude and desire to win as the driving forces behind Microsoft and throughout his life.  Gates believes that there is no winning situa...   [tags: wealth, microsoft, philanthropy]
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