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Informative Speech: Illegal Drugs - Illegal Drugs Informative Speech Introduction: Marijuana, cocaine, heroin, PCP, speed, shrooms, crystal meth, and angel dust are all types of illegal drugs. What is an illegal drug. An illegal drug is something and often a substance that causes addiction, habituation, or a marked change in consciousness. Body: I.     Illegal Drugs The use of illegal drugs in the United States is considered by some to be the biggest problem in our society. Over 40% of high school seniors use some kind of illegal drug, and in a recent 1999 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse showed that the three most common drugs are Marijuana used by 11,100,000 people, Cocaine used by 1,500,000 people, and inhalants that is used by 991,000 people nationwide....   [tags: Example Informative Speech] 549 words
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Informative Speech: How to Improve Your Bowling Score - Specific Purpose: I want my audience to know how they can improve their bowling scores the next time they go out on a Friday night. Organizational Pattern: Informative Introduction I. Attention-Getting Device: How many of you guys think that you are the world's worst bowler. I bet you didn't know that the lowest game ever bowled by a man on ABC men's league is two. Mike Kappa, of Racine, Wisconsin, accomplished his outrageous score by throwing 18 gutter balls. However Richard Caplette, of Danielson, Connecticut, who threw nineteen in one game, holds the record for the most gutter balls....   [tags: Informative Speech]
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Informative Movies - As a digital Cinema student, I have learned a lot about the different types of movies that are created every year and what makes them successful, and unsuccessful. With this bit of insight, I have discovered that I take a strong interest and drive for documentary films. I find them to be meaningful, and more productive than other types of movies. Some documentaries are created to expose the reality of the world for what it is, and I think that with everything going on in this world, that is effective and necessary....   [tags: Documentary] 853 words
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Informative Speech: Automobile Safety - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience how to insure their safety, and the safety of others, while on the road Introduction Automobiles. You just have to have one in this fast paced world. In the United States automobiles are necessary. People need to move from point A to point B. These points can be as close as a few hundred feet or even range up to a few hundred miles. When making these trips safety is a priority. There are hundreds of thousands of automobiles on the roads across the nation and if safety was not considered, thousand would be injured or even killed daily....   [tags: Example Informative Speech]
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Informative Speech: Spinal Cord Injuries - PURPOSE: To inform my audience about people in the United States living with spinal cord injuries There are about a quarter of a million people in the United States living with spinal cord injuries. In addition, between 7,600 and 10,000 new injuries occur each year. Nearly half of these new injuries will occur in young people between the ages of 16 and 30....   [tags: Informative Speech] 980 words
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Informative Speech: The Problem of Overpopulation -      We as individuals do NOT understand the problems with overpopulation. We do not take the time or the effort to be educated enough; therefore we do not help in the prevention of future problems to keep our society as it is now.      We may not do this, but I researched of three sociologists that do; Lester R Brown, Gary Gardner, and Brian Halweil.      These 3 men decided to put together their intelligence to try and educate America the problems that come with overpopulation.      These 3 men proved their self-lessness, sincerity, and their caring TOWARDS the people of America....   [tags: Informative Speech] 604 words
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Informative Speech: Alzheimer's Disease - Intro:      Hello my name is Nick and I am giving my speech on Alzheimer’s Disease. I was thinking of what I could do for a speech. Then I thought I wanted to inform people on something that little know about. Then it hit me. Alzheimer’s Disease it has affected my life so much and I know so much about it. So I am going to tell you how it has affected my life in more ways than one. Before I start I want you to imagine something. Look around you know everyone right. All these faces you see practically see everyday take all that you know about them and forget it....   [tags: Informative Speech] 726 words
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Informative Essay: Shoplifting - Shoplifting is a very big problem in America. Shoplifting affects more than the offender. It overburdens the police and the courts, adds to a store's security expenses, costs consumers more for goods, costs communities lost dollars in sales taxes and hurts children and families. Not all shoplifters are the same, there are two distinct types. There are also many ways to help prevent shoplifting. The consumer is affected in a few different ways because of shoplifting. For the consumer who shoplifts, which is usually a teenager or senior citizen, the law affects them....   [tags: Informative Essays] 1602 words
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Informative Speech: Solar Flares - Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about solar flares INTRO I. Solar flares are violent eruptions of gases that release ultra-violet radiation, x-rays and gammy rays. It's an enormous explosion of hydrogen and helium above the sun surface. A. It's a sudden rapid and intense variation in brightness that happens every eleven years B. They usually last an average of 20 minutes and are a remarkable phenomenon. C. Imagine gigantic blobs of materials held together by powerful magnetic forces. All of a sudden they launch into earth's magnetosphere....   [tags: Informative Speech] 307 words
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Informative Essay: Adolescent Gun Violence in America - ... In the last twenty years, the United States has seen an upsurge of gun related crimes among adolescents; as a result, political leaders and their constituents have become outraged at how accessible the nation’s gun laws make firearms to children and the mentally unstable to obtain, especially considering the dramatic decrease of gun control, which will inevitably lead to increased gun crimes involving teenagers and young adults. Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States once said, “No free man shall be debarred the use of arms”....   [tags: Informative Essays] 1169 words
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Informative Essay: German Culture: Facts, Customs and Traditions - ... These traditional foods hold special meanings to the hearts of many Germanys out there. However, food in Germany will have a variety of styles as you go through the regions of Germany. Wines and, beer are famous all over the world, which leads to the popular German social gathering at an outdoor beer or wine garden or cellar restraunt. In Germany schools is a little different from the schools in the United States. From the age of 6 through 14, school is mandatory, and in public state-run schools, it is free....   [tags: Informative Essay] 1041 words
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Informative Speech: Blood Donation - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform the audience about the criteria for becoming a blood donor I. Introduction A. As you sit in a classroom at the Community College, you may not think that saving a life is something you could do today, but, in fact, it's quite easy to do. 1. The first thing that may come to mind is some sort of emergency rescue. 2. The easiset way to save a life is blood donation. a. done in less than 1 hour b. relatively painless c....   [tags: Example Informative Speech] 717 words
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Informative Speech: Anabolic Steroids - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the use of anabolic steroids ATTENTION GETTER: In a recent report, The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) uncovered an alarming statistic: more than a half million students in the 8th and 10th grade are currently using some form of anabolic steroids. ( www.steroidabuse.org) PREVIEW POINTS: A....   [tags: Example Informative Speech] 1462 words
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Informative Speech: Chocolate - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the production of chocolate Central Idea: Explain how cocoa beans are processed to produce the chocolate we all know and love Method of Organization: Chronological Visual Aid: Before my introduction and before class begins, I will have a chocolate collection for people to choose from as a snack. It will not be handed out during my speech so that it will not distract others....   [tags: Example Informative Speech] 1390 words
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Informative Speech: The Dog Whisperer - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about Cesar Millan, also know as the Dog Whisperer Introduction I. Cesar Millan is the Dog Whisperer, the star of National Geographic Show with the same name. He rehabilitates dogs and trains people. It is all about energy. You communicate energy all the time. II. We have a lot to learn from Dogs. Dogs are pack oriented. His methods with the dog/human pack are easy when you understand the world from a dog’s point of view....   [tags: Example Informative Speech] 1038 words
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Informative Speech: The Fokker Triplane - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the Fokker Triplane Introduction This speech is about a particular type of aircraft made famous for its use by the Red Baron of Germany in World War One. Many people know that the Red Baron was a real person from history. Others may only know him as an adversary of Snoopy from the comic strip Peanuts, or as a ghost-like magic man dreamed up by lonely housewives hungry for a particular brand of frozen pizza....   [tags: Example Informative Speech] 1294 words
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Informative Speech: Three Interesting Things About Cats - Topic: Cats General Purpose/Goal: To inform Specific Purpose/Goal: I want my audience to understand three interesting things about Cats. Thesis Statement: Three interesting things to know about cats are their intelligence, tail signals and that they are territorial animals. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Getter: you see them every where you look, sometimes out playing or other times in a house. II. Preview Statement: I am going to share three areas of information about cats. A. Cats are very intelligent animals....   [tags: Informative Speech] 386 words
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Informative Essay: Gun Control is a Two Sided Issue - Abortion, euthanasia, and capital punishment are all controversial issues in today's society. Just as important of an issue to many people is gun control. Gun control lobbyists believe that there should be more control over firearms while anti-lobbyists believe there is already enough. Although many people are killed or seriously injured by firearms which are improperly stored, statistics show that assaults with firearms have been progressively lowered since 1975. Therefore, Justice Minister Alan Rock, the person imposing more restriction, is running on scare tactics....   [tags: Informative Essays] 475 words
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Informative Essay: Cloning and Genetic Engineering -    Unlike so many issues, much of the debate about cloning and genetic engineering is about acts that have never been committed. They are unique in the fact that we have never before had the technology to perform these acts. We do not know the consequences of cloning a human being. We do not know the damage we can do by altering someone's genes. We do not know what disease we can cure. We do not know the limits of the evil we can unleash. Since we have not reached the full potential of the power we wield, we can only speculate on the outcomes of our actions....   [tags: Informative Essay]
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Informative Speech: Understanding Car Emissions - Introduction A. How many of you have a car. How many of you had to take your car for an emmissions test this year. B.Wouldn't you like to know what is being done to your car and what you are paying for. That is what i am going to discuss today . C. 1.What are emissions. 2.What components are used to reduce them 3.What tests do they perform in berks county. Body A. Emissions by definition means -A substance discharged in to the air, especially but the internal combustion engine. One substance that your car releases into the air is called smog .Smog is created when airborn pollutants combine with oxugen and nitrogen and results in a yellowish gray color....   [tags: Informative Speech] 310 words
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Informative Essay: Cell Phone Radiation May Help Alzheimer's Disease - ... Gamma rays are the most energetic form of light produced by the hottest regions of the universe and emitted by the nucleus of radioactive atoms. Because of this, gamma rays are used to penetrate tissue property, such as in the use of CT scans, and radiation therapy. Alpha particles are also ejected by the nuclei of unstable atoms; however, they are large and consist of two protons and two neutrons. Although alpha particles have a high mass, they are the most destructive form of radiation with a low penetrating force; a single piece of paper can block alpha particles....   [tags: Informative Essay] 1554 words
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Informative Speech: The Controversy Over the Use of Polygraph Tests - Title: The Polygraph Thesis: To inform my audience about polygraphs, the polygraph tests, and the controversy of them. Introduction I.     Attention Getter: For more than 15 years, Robert Hanssen had led a double life. In one life he was a 25-year veteran with the FBI who had access to some of the nation’s most-classified information. In his other life, he was a spy for the Russian government. Hannssen’s deception was finally discovered, and in February 2001 he was arrested, and then took a polygraph test which forced him to plead guilty to 15 espionage-related charges....   [tags: Example Informative Speech]
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Informative Speech: How to Buy a Running Shoe - Purpose: To teach people how to buy a running shoe. Introduction:      Has anybody here ever walked into a shoe store looking for a running shoe. You were probably dazed and confused because there were just so many different brands and styles to choose from. Now a days, shoe stores stock their running sections with different brands and styles. If you are one of those people who has not been shoe shopping in years, then prepared to be shocked. Technology and designs of running shoes have changed drastically....   [tags: Example Informative Speech]
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Informative Speech: President Theodore Roosevelt - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about President Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most successful presidents in the United States history. He achieved many goals in life. Some of these goals were as follows: 1) He won the Spanish-American War; 2) He won the Nobel Peace Prize; 3) He was the youngest president in United States history....   [tags: Example Informative Speech] 308 words
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Informative Essay: Guns and Teen Violence and Death - Everyone in the United States of America has an opinion on gun control regardless of their age, race, or religion. From within those opinions arguments are formed. People are arguing about gun control at their jobs, at their schools, and sometimes at their places of worship. On one side of things there are the people that support gun control like certain politicians or political organizations, teachers, police officers, and so on. On the other side of things there are the people that are against gun control, people such as hunters and various types of criminals....   [tags: Informative Essays] 616 words
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Informative Essay: Has the Brady Act been Successful? - The Brady act was created with the intention of interrupting firearm sales to individuals who are legally prohibited from owing guns, such as minors, convicted felons and the mentally ill. The 5 day waiting period provides the chance for the firearms dealer to perform a national criminal background check before transferring any firearm to a customer. Originally 32 states were required to implement the Brady act. However, in 1997 during Printz V United States, the law was temporarily on hold due to a challenge based on the grounds of the 10th amendment which ensured states to retain power over their own territory....   [tags: Informative Essays] 380 words
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Informative Speech: Recycling May Be Bad For the Environment - Specific Purpose: To inform the audience that recycling may be bad for the environment Attention Getter:     Most of the people present here today probably recycle; some more than others. And probably, most people assume that they are saving natural resources and helping the environment. However, this is not always true. Thesis:     There are many myths about recycling. Preview:      Today in my speech, I will give you facts that may surprise you and that you've probably never heard about landfills, natural resources, and energy conservation....   [tags: Informative Speech on Recycling]
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Ligers Informative Speech - Ligers Informative Speech The clip you just saw is from the popular movie 'Napoleon Dynamite.' Many of you have probably seen it before but I bet you never thought about any of it as being factual, did you. Well, even though the description was a bit off, ligers really do exist. According to Encyclopedia Americana, ligers are a hybrid cross between a male lion and a female tiger (also known as a tigress). It is nearly impossible for them to exist in the wild because most lions live in Africa and most tigers live in Asia, however under the right circumstances they can be bred....   [tags: Tiger Lion Breeding Animals Essays]
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An Investigation into the Recall of Persuasive versus Informative Television Advertisements - Abstract Advertising has a pretty simple role: to persuade consumers to buy the company’s product while creating awareness about it. Advertising spam is on the rise in television primetime. It is becoming easier and easier for consumers to tune out advertisements and not pay attention to the message. So the question is: which advertisements “stick” to the consumers’ minds and actually lead to intent to purchase. This study attempts to analyze this by investigating recall differences between two broad categories of advertisements: “persuasive” and “informative” and eventual purchase intent differences that arise due to the advertisements....   [tags: Advertising]
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Informative Speech Scientists Einstein and Heisenberg - Informative Speech Scientists Einstein and Heisenberg A. Introduction My Speech is about the scientists who had the main influence on our current time and have shaped our contemporary view of the world (Also called in Theology the "Zeitgeist"). I have chosen two of them who were in many ways just opposites. One is extremely famous and the other is almost unknown except to specialists. The most famous is of course Albert Einstein. He has significantly altered our view of the world with his Theory of Relativity....   [tags: Papers] 1726 words
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Informative Speech: Why Drug Use has Fallen - Informative Speech: Why Drug Use has Fallen After listening to my speech today, you will understand and gain knowledge why drug use has fallen among our nation's children. I. Intro II. A. The annual study on drug use among young Americans complied by Pride Survey, a non-profit, by-partisan group that surveys over 100,000 students from 6th to 12th grade has shown that drug use has fallen to the lowest level in 8 years. B. After researching the study, it attributes the drop to be associated to three main reasons: 1....   [tags: Papers] 340 words
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You Can Escape a Black Hole: Surprising Informative Essay - ... There are comets that approach earth but then drifts away from earth’s atmosphere. “However, on must realize that geodesics are paths of freely falling objects only”(Biswas 1) Thus the only object that has a chance to escape a black hole is one that has engine powered turbines, such as a space ship. An unpowered space ship that enters a black hole will surely fall into the center of the black hole passing through the event horizon, also known as “the point of no return” (University of Illinois)....   [tags: Astronomy ]
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Informative Essay: Gene Therapy -    Gene therapy has become an exciting and controversial issue on the scientific and medical horizon. Science offers new technologies that, in the future, will be able to treat and cure common genetically passed diseases. However, as it is an extremely broad subject, some time must be dedicated to its interpretation and explanation. First, a general definition of gene therapy is required. Genethics, the Clash between the New Genetics and Human Values, by David T. Suzuki and Peter Knudtson, defines gene therapy as "the medical replacement or repair of defective or faulty genes in living human cells." It is not really so elementary as the definition would imply....   [tags: Genetic Engineering]
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Informative Essay: Punk rock - Punk music is usually defined by power chords, raw vocals and high energy performance. Punk rock is the best music ever created. It is, in short, a thinking man’s rock music. And to some, it’s like God himself ordained punk rock as His preferred music of choice. Why. Because it’s just that good. Hundreds of faithful teens and twenty-something adults pack themselves into basements shows like sardines in a tin, just to have their holy gospel delivered to them by guys with names like “Johnny Rotten,” “Justin Sane” or “Davey Havok.” Punk rock is the best musical style for numerous reasons....   [tags: essays research papers] 720 words
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Informative Speech For Gun Ownership - Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizen to keep and bear arms. This is not to say that firearms should not be very carefully used and that definite rules of precaution should not be taught and enforced. But the right of the citizen to bear arms is just one more safeguard against a tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible. -Hubert Humphrey, 1960 My background is probably atypical for a somewhat high-profile supporter of the right to keep and bear arms....   [tags: essays research papers] 650 words
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Public Speaking Informative Essay - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about how the Dutch go about in dealing with their social problem Central Idea: When it comes to dealing with its social problems the Dutch do so with an attitude of tolerance and respect Introduction: I. Imagine the reaction if George Bush announced tomorrow that he was planning to legalize prostitution, marijuana, gay marriages and Euthanasia there probably would be uproar. II. People would say he'd lost his mind, arguing that his plans would be nothing but a recipe for disaster possibly resulting in social anarchy....   [tags: Linguistics] 1224 words
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Informative Research Essay: Aging and Staying at Home - ... With other countries it isn’t unusual that multiple generations live under one roof so everyone can pitch in and keep the household running. The family dynamics are changing and in some studies as stated in the article by Rose Russell “More ailing, aging loved ones are being cared for by relatives” (2011) some 10 million adult children care for their parents. And of course it is a better alternative than a nursing home for the baby boomer because they are constantly around someone that will care for them the best way they know how....   [tags: Health Care]
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Communication - ... Studies from Hodge (1971) states that awareness is made apparent through eye contact and allows the receiver to constantly monitor feedback from the sender, and according to Argyle and Dean (1965) eye contact functions as a compensator for distance. In addition, gestures such as slight head nodding and smiling were used moderately throughout the interaction to indicate interest towards the speaker and helped to encourage further disclosure of information. Academic work from Garside and Kleiner (1991) suggests that nodding and smiling can be used as a cue to signify attention and interest, however, this form of nonverbal communication should not be used too excessively for it may indicate lack of sincerity....   [tags: Informative] 1449 words
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Corporate Coup d'état - ... Or else they will simply start a smear campaign against them. With no spending cap on TV ads for companies, the politician who will win is the one that has the most money thrown at them by different companies. A staffer inside the halls of congress summarized the dangers posed to the integrity of the legislative process by the Citizens United case when he asked “How do I say ‘no’ to a deep-pocketed corporate lobbyist who now has all the resources necessary to defeat my boss in the next election?”(Public Citizen) 75 seats in Congress switched parties in the November election and in 60 of those races, the winning candidate reaped more money from outside groups - money that would otherwise not be available if not for Citizens United....   [tags: informative] 1130 words
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Different Pattern of Development in Writing - ... In everyday life, when going shopping, making choices to decide where to spent your vacation so on and so forth, you made comparison and contract. By definition, it is a method that analyzes similarities and differences. There are two type of organizations which are point-by-point organization where you move back and forth between two subjects on a paragraph and subject-by-subject organization which is when you described the main characteristic of one subject before you move on the characteristic of the other subject (p.340)....   [tags: informative] 1234 words
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Informative Essay: Gun Control and the Second Amendment - "If the second amendment does not mean what it says, what about the first?", this was the question asked by author, and National Rifle Association member, Bill Clede. In his article "Gun Control, Press Control", he warns journalists about the hidden dangers associated with gun control. When dealing with the interpretation of the Constitution, there are two views one can take. The Constitution can be viewed as a "living document" or in its "original " understanding. The original understanding, people are guided by what the Framers of the Constitution had in mind when they drafted it....   [tags: Constituton Bill Rights Right To Bear Arms] 920 words
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Informative Essay: The Debate Over Gun Control - Crime and guns. The two seem to go hand in hand with one another. But are the two really associated. Do guns necessarily lead to crime. And if so do laws placing restrictions on firearm ownership and use stop the crime or protect the citizens. These are the questions many citizens and lawmakers are asking themselves when setting about to create gun control laws. The debate over gun control, however, is nothing new. In 1924, Presidential Candidate, Robert La Follete said, “our choice is not merely to support or oppose gun control but to decide who can own which guns under what conditions.” Clearly this debate still goes on today and is the very reason for the formation of gun control laws....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 2111 words
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Informative - Comparisons Of The First And Second Great Awakenings - With the development of a civilized society in America during the 1700s and 1800s, the role religion played in an everyday person's life was becoming more and more diminished. To combat this, a series of religious revivals were set in motion: The Great Awakenings. These were a series of large, sweeping religious, social, and political changes that sought to use the basis of religion to revive faith in a neglected belief, bring about numerous social reforms, and use political factions to great effect upon society's mentality....   [tags: Compare History Religion] 1641 words
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Computers in Surgery - Computers in Surgery Implementing Computers into surgery is a new and exciting area of study. It has only been in the past 20 years that computers have started to be incorporated with surgery. In 1989, abstracts of the surgical literature were being distributed on 5.25-inch floppy disks. These abstracts were then used in medical operations and evaluations. Doctors could travel though menus in the abstracts and eventually targeting a solution, procedure, or cause of illnesses. This made the time it takes to flip through pages and pages of medical journals and textbooks less expansive and cumbersome....   [tags: Informative]
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Different Types of Hockey Sticks - Hockey is one of the most watched and now most played sports in the world. It is also, one of the most expensive, when it comes to buying equipment. Hockey players wear lots of equipment. This equipment is a shoulder pad, helmet, shin guards, hockey pants, a cup, elbow pads, gloves, skates, and use a hockey stick to play the game. The hockey stick is the most rebought piece of equipment you use. There are even three different types of hockey sticks. These are wood, graphite, and aluminum....   [tags: Informative] 352 words
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Lucky Hiroshima! - August 6, 1945 at approximately 8:08 am, just as parents are heading off to work, children running to school, families eating their breakfasts. A bomb named “little boy”, dropped by the United States, was realised into the air falling 13,000 feet down to the unknowing people of Hiroshima. The bomb exploded at 8:15 am 100 feet of the aiming point. The fireball measured 18,000 feet across, the temperature at the center of the fireball measured 100,000,000 degrees Celsius. Within less than a minute of falling ,the bomb exploded over the city....   [tags: informative] 517 words
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Shakespeare and Plagiarism - Shakespeare and Plagiarism William Shakespeare is one of the world’s greatest playwrights; however, some say that he does not fully deserve the credit for his work because he plagiarized the work of others. Shakespeare, who was born in Stratford upon Avon in 1564, is also known as the “Bard” and has written countless plays and poems which have given rise to several novels and movie plots (Chandy). It is said that he found most of his inspiration from nature, as he mentions birds in his works more than any other author (Mabillard)....   [tags: informative, ] 635 words
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Princess Diana - ... Due to these circumstances she felt detached and different from others at a very young age (34). For Diana’s engagement party to the Prince of Wales, she wore a black dress that she thought was “pretty and smart” (51-52). When Prince Charles saw her, he said with disgust, “only people in mourning wear black” (170-171). She was destroyed by this comment. She needed people’s constant support and compliments (170). Later in her marriage, her husband’s lack of attention led her to suffer from bulimia and to make several suicide attempts (85-86)....   [tags: Informative] 947 words
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Social psychology seems to have many origins; critically discuss the historical and philosophical roots of modern social psychology - ... The strength of the ‘stream of consciousness’ was that it was not only using the introspect technique. The reason why James made an influence in social psychology is due to the step taken from introspection, in order to understand the human’s behaviour by their emotions and thoughts. 5. Although both McDougall and James made a great contribution to social psychology, especially in the context of theories and research, their interpretations are different. This difference is due to the discussion of human nature of free will....   [tags: Informative] 1784 words
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History and Origins of the Service Learning Practice - ... During past decades, particularly the 1980s, much of the service-learning debate revolved around its definition (Crews, 2002). It seems like previous scholars could not establish a consensual agreement on what to call “service-learning” and what should be included (Plann, 2002). Even though the broad scope of service-learning allows other programs to exist under the same description (Furco, 1996), sometimes such a rubric also tolerates the emerging of “moniker” programs (Butin, 2010). Kendall’s (1990) review of the service-learning literature illustrates the aforementioned case....   [tags: Informative] 960 words
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Gender Roles - ... This presents serious problems for young boys who are starting to mature into men. Young men are often told to be tough and to man up. Many boys are taught that crying is for girls and are called cry-babies if they do cry. This is incredibly hard on young guys who compare themselves to men like Sylvester Stallone or Arnold Schwarzenegger and see absolutely no resemblance. These boys are often troubled by a growing insecurity from contrasting themselves to the unrealistic image of men. The insecurity spawned by this idolatry of the machismo can lead young guys to resort to drastic measures in order to be recognized as men....   [tags: Informative] 780 words
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