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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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Standardized Education Bill - ... If that same student decides to take an art class, also gets an A in that class, they will have 4.833 GPA, whereas if that student had opted to take a free period they would still maintain a 5.0. This is showing students that actually doing nothing is better than doing the arts, that a “well rounded education” will actually just hurt them academically. Most colleges like to see arts and extracurriculars on transcripts, but when students see that those hurt their GPA, and are told that their GPA is so important, well it is obvious what most students are going to cut from their schedules....   [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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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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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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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 - 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 - ... If someone said something that was considered blasphemous by the majority religion, they could be prosecuted also. “Without the First Amendment, religious minorities could be persecuted, the government might well establish a national religion, protesters could be silenced, the press could not criticize government, and citizens could not mobilize for social change” (http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/about-the-first-amendment). The founding fathers had also written these rules in the hopes that no federal government or any foreign influence should dictate the future lives of the citizens....   [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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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 - ... Jack Miller and Frank Layton carried sawed off shotguns across state lines. Both were arrested and went into trial with the Supreme court. They won the court case at first, but the the National Firearms Act only allowed shotguns with an eighteen inch barrel to be owned. They both did not have a registering stamp to show that they paid for the tax. The ruling did not take place because Jack Miller had died. The Supreme court was sent to a lower level court to be dealt with. The case helped people remember about the National Firearms Act requiring all firearms needing the register stamp....   [tags: amendments, the constitution, social contract]
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Bill of Guarantee - ... Existing laws do not apply to the usage of Internet and did not provide protection against invasion of privacy and cyber security in the Government and private sector. Dr Chandra Muzaffar, a social activist, asked the Prime Minister to clarify the proposed progressions while calling for the setting of an autonomous committee to screen the Internet to guarantee reasonable and objective reporting. (Malaysia Factbook, 2013) Izwan (2013) said the opposition party leader Lim Kit Siang reproved the government's prerogative, saying that any limitations on the data in the Internet could risk the nation's Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) venture....   [tags: censorship, internet,malaysia]
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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 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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How A Bill Becomes A Law - ... So bills about things like farming are going to go to the agriculture committee, bills about small business will go to the small business committee, and so forth. A lot of times though these regular committees will send bills to even more specific subcommittees. Third, the next big step is when the bills go to committees. So as stated earlier most committees will send the bills down to very specialized subcommittees for review. This is considered the first big leap towards being passed and becoming a law....   [tags: Bills, lawmaking, United States]
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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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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 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 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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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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The Bill of Rights - The Bill of Rights After the Revolution, the States adopted their own constitutions, many of which contained a Bill of Rights. The Americans still faced the challenge of creating a central government for their new nation. In 1777 the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, which were ratified in 1781. Under the Articles, the states retained their “sovereignty, freedom and independence,” while the national government was kept weak and inferior. Over the next few years it became evident that the system of government that had been chosen was not strong enough to completely settle and defend the frontier, regulating trade, currency and commerce, and organizing thirteen sta...   [tags: Politics Political Civics] 1279 words
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Bill Gates - "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." -Bill Gates (Bill 1). Microsoft Windows, as of October 2013, is used by approximately 85 percent of all laptops and desktops worldwide (StatCounter 1). The Windows operating system is the pride and joy of the programmer, inventor, and co-founder of Microsoft, William Henry Gates III. His impact on the world has been astronomical resulting in many advancements in science and technology that just wouldn’t have been possible without him....   [tags: Microsoft, technology, Windows, business]
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Bill Gates - ... Gates never graduated from Harvard because he wanted to devote all of his time to Microsoft; this is when Bill Gates became legend (“Bill Gates” Biography for Beginners). Microsoft was created on April 4, 1975 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Gates and Allen had co-founded it (Microsoft). When it started, Microsoft was very small, but over the years Microsoft is and has been used in just about every house in the United States and in most schools. In 1982, the first Windows was created- Windows 1.0....   [tags: Biography, Computer Technology, Windows]
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the bill of rights - Through out the history of the United State of America many events have been seen and passed, all to leave their mark with our nation. As time ages people change along with our government. Many of these changes occur in our government affect our daily lives. Impacts of these severities are a direct result of our ever changing Amendments, which our Founding Fathers layed apon us. The Constitution said by many to have "stood the test of time" has lasted through many centuries through the use of the ever flexible amendments....   [tags: essays research papers] 604 words
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Bill Gates - William (Bill) Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955 to a lawyer and teacher. Over the past 68 years, he has accomplished many things. He, and his partner Paul Allen, developed a popular operating system that most of the world uses today: Microsoft Windows. Not only did they create the operating system, but also founded Microsoft itself. In addition to being the founder of such an innovative and world-changing company, he has developed several charitable foundations, and even acquired an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II....   [tags: Microsoft, business, innovation, creativity]
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Congress: Budget Bill - ... Since space is one of the five subcommittees of the United States House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology it would go under this committee (the five subcommittees are space, energy, oversight, research and technology, and the environment). The president also plays a large role in the passing and shaping of the bills above. The president starts by introducing a proposal to congress, according to the system set and made mandatory by the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974....   [tags: congressional committees, appropriations]
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Healthcare Reform Bill - My grandmother was diagnosed with Leukemia and Lymphoma of the blood on December 13th 2008. For two months my family and I watched my grandmother deteriorate in her hospital bed. No matter how many blood transfusions or chemotherapy she went through it was not enough to save her, she died on February 13, 2008. If it had not been for our family providing additional medical costs, she would not have been alive as long as she was. Unfortunately, not every American can afford to finance additional expensive procedures....   [tags: Healthcare, Healthcare Reform, USA, ]
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The International Bill That Threatens Online Privacy - Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) were big bills recently in the EU and America that caught the attention of nearly every internet user. It was hard to not notice these two bills. These legislations would have pushed copyright infringement on many sites and much of the internet as it is known would have been shut down. On January 18, big sites such as Wikipedia, and Google blacked out their site for a day. This sent a loud and clear message to the creators of this bill and they put it on indefinite hold....   [tags: U.S. Law]
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Public Transportation Bill - Background Public transportation is serious need of a massive overhaul in this nation. We are in desperate need to catch up to the European standard of public transportation in this country. In Europe, citizens can travel across cities, bodies of water, and even counties with their state of the art public transportation system. Europeans are not nearly as reliant on cars and oil as the United States is because they have the much more practical option of taking the transportation provided to them by the government to where ever they need to go....   [tags: Public Transportation] 1155 words
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Rediscovering Bill Bryson - Many think Bill Bryson is just a travel writer, but he is more than that. Bill Bryson spends much time on researching how America’s language became what it is today and why it is so different from the rest of the English speaking world. Bill Bryson researches how the solar system and earth formed like he researched who Shakespeare really was in his time. He uses a comic tone to his writing, as in telling a story. Why would so many pass his works up in an education setting. Many feel he does not fit in the academic world, while many are already teaching with his works both overseas and here in the United States....   [tags: Authors]
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The Patriot Act: Trampling on the Bill of Rights - Several weeks after the horrible terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, The Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act was rushed through Congress by Attorney General, John Ashcroft. This particular Act, however, was established with a ruling hand of fear. Life for Americans changed dramatically in those immediate days, weeks, and months after the attack. America had been spoiled with luxury for so long, that the illusion of control had ingrained itself into our very nature as Americans....   [tags: US Constitution vs. The Patriot Act] 2024 words
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Mockumentary Religulous Made by Bill Maher - ... Bill Maher doesn’t use any real facts to back up this propaganda that Jesus isn’t real making it bad logic. To further this discussion about bad logic Bill Maher brings up the Biblical story of “Jonah and the whale” during his interview with Steve Burg he uses banter to attack his interviewee. He call’s the story one of his favorite nonsense stories. He argues the impossibility of a man living inside of a whale, then Steve Burg say’s it’s not a whale “it’s a big fish” Bill Maher’s banter kicks into overdrive and he teases Steve commenting “ Oh, yeah, big fish, that makes…....   [tags: christians, islams, bible]
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Bill C-31 & Designated Country of Origin - Historically, Canada has held a world renowned reputation as nation with a magnanimous ideological approach to providing asylum to those individuals subjected to marginalization and persecution in their homeland – regardless of their nation of origin (Ismaili, 2011, p.89 & 92). Indeed, providing sanctuary to refugees who would otherwise experience significant hardships ranging from blatant discrimination and racism to torture and genocide, has very much become an institutionalized aspect of Canadian society....   [tags: legal issues, immigration, asylum]
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The Torture of Terrorists Violates the Bill of Rights - ... Hard as it may be to accept, the Bill of Rights even provides protection for those who are charged with terrorism, which is listed in the U.S. Code as a federal crime. A person charged with a federal crime is a criminal defendant and gets all the protection provided in the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. Under the United States’ system of justice, if a person is treated as a criminal defendant, he is presumed to be innocent. The government is prohibited from torturing the accused into confessing to the crime, the government has to prove that the person actually committed the crime, and that they are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt....   [tags: Human Torture Essays]
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Bill Clinton's Popularity Despite the Scandals - The name William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton either creates a negative image or a positive image in the minds of most Americans. Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States of America and served two consecutive terms. He is one of the most popular presidents in history – right up there with Kennedy and even Abraham Lincoln. Nevertheless, there are a group of Americans that remember President Clinton in a negative light. These Americans could be described as the “moral majority” or the “Christian right.” These Americans remember the disgrace and shame that the office of the presidency suffered throughout the sex scandal and impeachment of President Clinton....   [tags: Politics]
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Arizona's Infamous State Bill 1070 - ... This is accomplished by demonstrating how under SB 1070, citizenship is defined only by difference in a set of observable manifestations and presentations of suspected immigrant “others” (Cisneros 95). Fundamentally, Cisneros’ work will enable me to situate my research question regarding the wrongfully painted image of the immigrated, that essentially communicates to others an underlying aura of “alienness” through which citizenship is determined, within a significant context. The legislation was also held under fire for its inclusion of citizen-enforcement immigration laws encouraging the creation of a surveillance society....   [tags: immigration, undocumented, law]
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The Impact of Bill C-45, The basis of the Idle No More Movement - ... In fact, the council would simply be required to hold a single meeting, put forward a vote and regardless of attendance, the results of that vote would determine the decision (APTN National News, 2012). For example, if only 10 individuals attended the meeting and submitted a vote, the decision would be based upon those 10 votes alone. Although it may seem as though the government’s intentions were to simplify the surrender and lease of land process, in the eyes of the Aboriginal people, this is yet another treaty violation (APTN National News, 2012)....   [tags: colonization, aboriginal people, indian act]
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Famous Entrepreneurs: Bill Gates, Paul Allen - Synopsis Born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, well-known entrepreneur Bill Gates began to demonstrate a curiosity in computer programming at age 13. Through technical modernization, enthusiastic business plan and aggressive business tactics, he and colleague Paul Allen built the world's leading software enterprise, Microsoft. In the development, Gates became one of the wealthiest men in the world. Bill was avid reader as small boy, spending several hours pouring over research guides for example the encyclopedia....   [tags: microsoft, ibm, yahoo, competitor]
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Bill Alexander's Portrayal of Macbeth - Bill Alexander's Portrayal of Macbeth In this piece of coursework I am going give my opinion on how Bill Alexander portrays Act 1 Scene 7 of Macbeth, comparing this to the original Shakespeare text. This scene plays a very important role in the play as we see the power that Lady Macbeth has over her husband. We see this through the language used, the colours used in the film and also the choice of actress to play the role of Lady Macbeth. In this scene we will also look at how well Bill Alexander brings forth this great Shakespeare play....   [tags: Papers] 746 words
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