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The Positive Relationship Between Public Officials and Corruption - In present time, part of our society is dependent on the law enforcement, which are supposed to keep our community and environment safe and out of trouble. Police officers are part of a branch in law enforcement that helps contribute in the enforcement of certain restrictions and rules to the society in transforming and keeping it a healthy environment. Law officials have been in existence for the majority of the time, but have now been bribed into letting particular situations slide by. It has converted into controversial issue and common situation, where now it is possible to be seen anywhere....   [tags: law enforcement, law officials, police corruption]
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A Message to the Elected Officials - A Message to the Elected Officials According to USC Section 7206, “Making false statements on a tax return is a felony risking fines and imprisonment for up to 3 years.” This statement, along with Press Secretary Gibbs’ own words, “I think they both (Kellifer and Daschle) recognize that you can’t set an example of responsibility but accept a different standard on who serves,” indicate a presence acknowledged across America: that a social contract exists between the governed and their government and it is being abrogated in favor of the personal interests of our top elected and appointed officials and their respective political parties....   [tags: Political Science, Philosophy] 576 words
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Public Officials and Conflicts of Interest - As the adage suggests, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. This was the case in the seemingly flawless project to revamp the downtown area of Myrtle Beach by replacing the Pavilion with the "New Pavilion." This new entity downtown would bring tourists to the area even during the off-season. With upscale shopping, half-a-dozen restaurants, an amphitheater, and a NASCAR-themed roller coaster, there would be something for the entire family. Before any hype could begin, the master developer of the plan and his company's façade was lifted and fictitious credentials were revealed....   [tags: Current Events] 829 words
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German Government Officials in WWII - German Government Officials in WWII Many people have contributed to the cruel treatment of human beings, specifically Jews, in Nazi Germany during the second World War. This is a report on the damage carried out by some of the Nazi criminals working under the rule of Adolf Hitler. Many people contributed in Hitler's attempt to carry out his 'Final Solution'. Among these people are Ernst Roehm, Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Himmler, and Hermann Wilhelm Goering. While I discuss how they partook in World War Two, keep in mind their actions will, and have, left a mark on the world forever....   [tags: European History World War II] 1549 words
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The Effect of the Instant Replay on NFL Officials - The Effect of the Instant Replay on NFL Officials The NFL can vote to keep instant replay out of the game every year, but the owners will never get rid of it. That's because like it or not, the NFL has instant replay. It comes courtesy of television and Jumbotron. And it's leaving the leagues officials vulnerable to widespread and immediate second-guessing from fans, coaches and players a net inside every stadium. The officials, in a matter speaking, are left working without. Seemingly on the verge of returning instant replay to the game earlier in the week, the owners at their annual meetings rejected the plan on Wednesday by three votes....   [tags: Papers] 577 words
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Trust and Compliance: Messaging by Government Officials versus Business Professionals - I. Summary of the Issue: Trust and Compliance: Messaging by Government Officials versus Business* Professionals A. Background Extreme disaster emergencies, such as the Hurricane Katrina, may burden state’s emergency operation plans when the extent of the situation strains the response plan to its maximum limit (1). When all resources are depleted, states may request a presidential disaster declaration to receive more support; yet they would be unlikely to manage such tremendous response by themselves....   [tags: Government]
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Lower the Age Requirement for Federal Elected Officials - The reason why young people don't vote is so obvious that it can be found in the U.S. Constitution. The Founding Fathers, progressive and tolerant though they were, saw fit to cite age as the only limitation to holding a federal elected office. In a document that rightly stands as a model for modern liberal democracy, neither race nor gender nor religion nor creed were mentioned as being relevant to the qualifications of a representative. This only serves to emphasize the degree to which age discrimination is rooted in the American political system....   [tags: Politics and Young Voters] 703 words
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The Role of Corruption in Cambodia's Human Trafficking - The rule of law is vital for supporting a democratic society. Citizens rely on the government to protect its people through laws and good governance. However, corruption undermines government’s abilities to be accountable for the good of its people. Corruption as defined by Transparency International is “the abuse of entrusted power for private gains”. When governments are corrupt, they defer the rule of law and create greater inequalities. Organized crimes, such as human trafficking, contribute to corruption by undermining law enforcement efforts, slowing economic growth, and raising the costs of regional trade (Dixon 98)....   [tags: government officials owning brothels]
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Consequences of the Age of Exploration - The Age of Discovery, also known by others as the Age of Exploration, was a specific era of history which started in the 15th century and lasted for over 200 years. Conceived by the pioneer Portuguese and Spanish explorers in their search for precious metals and costly spices (such as saffron and cardamom), this expansion of knowledge about the world was well-intentioned. Ultimately, this turned out to have severe consequences, with its effects persisting even to this day. First of all, Why were there consequences in the first place....   [tags: discovery, fraudulent officials]
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Religion Issues in Public School - ... Also, was a court case, Abington Township v. Schempp, the Supreme Court said that it's entirely permissible for public schools to offer classes in "the study of the Bible," if they are "presented objectively as part of a secular program of education," adding, "it certainly may be said that the Bible is worthy of study for its literary and historic qualities."(Lesson 2, 2014) The Student’s Religious Expression The students can express their faith while they in school and schools should respect the right of students to participate in activities and religious discussions....   [tags: parents, school officials, communities]
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Campaign Finance Reform Proposal - In the last election cycle, 132 Americans accounted for sixty percent of all the Super Political Action Committees (PACs) money (Lessig 2013). With statistics like this, it is no wonder the average American does not feel as though his or her vote is meaningful. In the current American way of government elections, the average citizen does not choose the candidate; he or she merely deciphers which best fits his or her beliefs the best out of the ones suggested by the large election donators. The question at hand here is whether there should be an amendment that limits the amount of money corporations and organizations can give to potential political figures, as well as organizations that fund...   [tags: candidates, elected officials]
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Nigerian Government Officials - We are members of the emerging democratic Nigerian government. Although previously under a military dictatorship, we are trying to present a new face to the international powers present at the forum. Even with the change in government, we have maintained ownership of 55-60% of the oil extracted from Nigerian lands by the international companies Shell, ChevronTexaco, ExxonMobil, Agip, Elf, and Pan Ocean (Bureau). This provides our country with $60 billion in revenue, half of which is divided up evenly and distributed to each of the thirty-six state governments for use (O’Neill)....   [tags: International Government ]
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How Labor Unions Hurt the Economy - Unionizing Employees research What Do Unions Do. Industry deregulation, amplified contest and toil mobility have made it extra hard for traditional unions to maneuver. In current decades, unions have experienced partial expansion because of transferal from "old economy" industries, which often implicated manufacturing and big companies, to lesser and medium-sized companies exterior of manufacturing. In the current past, prospective union associates have increase into a bigger number of companies....   [tags: industry deregulation, union officials, leaders]
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The Computer and Police Officers and Law Enforcement Officials - Introduction Computer is one of the most important and common sources of communication and a quick technology now a days. It became an integral part of people's daily lives, whether considered learning life or practical one. People become dependent upon the various areas. It saves time and provides them with the information and works they need. It also can store a lot of data that relate to those areas in a short time and making it easier for them retrieves what has been stored easily and conveniently....   [tags: information management systems, devices] 559 words
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Environmental Management - The role of the State is still crucial to twenty-first century environmental policy making. The State through its various different organizations is involved in implementing policies related to the direct and active manipulation of the environment (Wilson, 1997). The State devises a set of rules governing the access and withdrawals of the resource stock (Grafton, 2000). For example, forest officials, such as the Forestry Commission in the United Kingdom directly manages and exploits state owned forests....   [tags: Environment, Forest Officials, Policy] 1152 words
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Blood Doping - INTRO: “Bang” the gun has set off the 1988 Olympic 100M dash and Ben Johnson of Canada was quick out if his shiny blue blocks. In little under 10 seconds he had won his first and only gold medal. He also set a world record with a time of 9.79, he was almost unhuman like. In that race he looked faster than the speed of light. He was on cloud 9 and so were his adoring fans, but they would all come crashing down off their cloud into rock bottom. ("Blood doping goes viral as cheats slip through the net") The Olympic officials would soon find out that this man faster than light would get busted for the use of blood doping....   [tags: olympic officials, disqualification]
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Social Psychology - Public Safety Officials have been battling the difficult question of profiling for quite a while. The question is how do they know the suspected individual fit the category associated with an offense. While it has been proven that many profiling cases are somewhat directed to a racial profile, it can be proven that people, given the discretion, are able to identify explanations for a series of behavioral events by identifying what that behavior accredits to. This theory, identified by Frite Heider, “suggested that we have a tendency to give casual explanations for someone’s behavior, often by crediting either the situation or the person’s disposition,” called the attribution theory....   [tags: criminal justice, Public Safety Officials]
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NFL Safety Development for Players and Officals - American football in the past several years have really developed, not only from the fans perspective but also from the players and the official heads. Safety is the most important topic talked about in all sports but it is a must in football, especially because of the way the game is played with all of the tackles and hits. It is really important not only for the players to be safe but also the officials to keep it safe. Both players and officials play a key role in making the game of football safe and interesting to watch for the fans and a great experience for the players as well....   [tags: rules, penaities, equipment, play]
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Should the United States Make English the Official language? - According to the 2011 census, over 20.8 percent of the United States population spoke another language other than English (www.us-english.org). Language barriers, cultural differences, and immigration have been a part of life in the United States for decades. Language is considered a vital tool in the construction of someone’s identity and an expression of culture. In the last 200 years immigrants have chosen to make the United States their home, but some proceeded with caution by slowly adapting to the English language and culture....   [tags: English Official Language]
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English Should Be the Official Language of the United States - English as the official language of the United States could benefit the U.S. Government and America as a whole. America has long since been a multicultural nation and has been an English speaking nation since it was founded. The constitutional and federal documents are all in English, which furthers the American people, believing English should be our official language. The majority of states already have English as their official language, for English has always provided a much needed cohesion to our diverse citizens since it was founded....   [tags: Reasons to Make English the Official Language]
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It's Time to Declare English the Official Language - It's Time to Declare English the Official Language "In no way would having English as the official language intrude upon anyone's private life, business, or day-to-day living. Official English applies only to the conduct of government business." -S.I. Hayakawa America today is a melting pot of different societies. Everywhere, in every city and in every state, there are Germantowns, and Chinatowns, and Greektowns. America has certainly developed into one big multicultural society....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive] 1283 words
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Armenian Genocide and Turkey - Armenian genocide is a historical event which is not accepted by Turkish official view. Many Turkish institutions, especially political and bureaucratic ones, do not have tendency to take responsibility for this historical event. Turkish official view created several arguments for Armenian genocide. Until the establishment of Turkish Republic, Armenian mass murders was not denied. According to Akcam(2005), even Ataturk, the founding father of the Turkish Republic, was accepted the mass murders of Armenians....   [tags: turkish official, bureaucracy, christianity]
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Arguing the Opposition of Censorship - ... Army Private First Class Bradley Manning, have been arrested by authorities on the impression that these individuals were responsible for supplying WikiLeaks- a popular website founded by Julian Assange- thousands of classified United States documentary. These leaks brought upon by Manning and Snowden, have caused global uproar and exposed a plethora of cases in the U.S. Making both men traitors to the nation. Government officials who may leak private, classified documentation, regardless of the cause or reason, are legally inclined to consequence and prosecution for breaking their sworn oaths of secrecy....   [tags: official supervision and control]
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The Official Doctrine - The Official Doctrine is a widely believed religion based description of the “internal” human mind and “external” human body. It is derived from Renee Descartes, a famous and well respected dualist. Dualists believe that the mind and body are separate entities that are ordinarily linked together until death. Therefore, a human being is both a body and a mind until the body dies. The mind exists in time and the body exists in both time and space. All matter that exists in space, including human bodies, is governed by the same mechanical laws....   [tags: Philosophy] 1063 words
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The Official Language of the United Nations - “Bilingualism for the individual is fine, but not for a country”, claims S.I Hayakawa in his article “Bilingualism in America”, published in USA Today in 1989. A language is a systematic means of communication. It is used to express ourselves and communicate with others. More than 300 languages are spoken in the United States but English is one of the common bonds among the Americans of all backgrounds. English is the language of freedom, commerce and opportunity around the world. English is the official language of 51 nations and 27 states in the United States of America....   [tags: Language ]
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Making English The Official Language - The United States is made up of many different ethic groups. These groups vary from Latinos, Asian American, African American, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, and etc. These ethnic groups come into America speaking many different languages. However, many people are still surprised to learn that the United States has no official language. Many assume that English is the official language of the United States. Despite all the effort over the years, the United States has no official language. Because the United States has no official language, it is suffering with substantial costs....   [tags: Language]
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Trench Life According to Soldiers Rather than Official Accounts - Trench Life According to Soldiers Rather than Official Accounts Trench warfare was a viscous and violent way to fight a war. In World War 1 there were over 600 kilometres of trenches that separated East and West Europe between Belgium and France. They were started by the Germans who dug them for protection after their defeat at Marne by Britain and France. Both sides kept on digging and digging their trenches to stop the other side form outflanking them. The trenches grew and the western front was formed....   [tags: Papers] 5618 words
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English As An Official Language - For many years, the thought of English being the official language of the United States has come with a little controversy. Some argue that English should be the official language because it is the most dominant language in the world. Some believe by doing so, it would create a stronger unity among the American people. Proponents believe that although the United States is diverse, it may be too much for the American people to juggle multiple languages. Others believe that English shouldn’t be the official language and instead be one of many prominent languages that are widely used in our nation such as Spanish, French, and Chinese....   [tags: Culture] 786 words
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English as the Official Language - “Emblematic of the period, Theodore Roosevelt asserted in 1919: ‘We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language, for we intend to see that the crucible turns out people as Americans and not as dwellers in a polyglot boarding- house’ ” (Daniels, 8). The question that has been around for hundreds of years: “Should English be declared the official language of the United States?” is still a controversy - refighting the same old sociolinguistic issue of the 1970s. The increased concern with different languages was obviously related to the World War but also to the major shift in the quantity of immigrants to America....   [tags: Language ]
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Canada and Official Bilingualism - Canada is a very different country, unlike any other nation on earth. The country’s people have always been a very inclusive culture and are known around the world as being oddly, overly friendly. This may be only an outward projection as it is not always the case when discussing the relationship between English and French Canada. History tells us that on February 03, 1763, Britain and France signed the Paris Treaty, ending the Seven Years’ War. With Britain as the victor, France agreed to sign over sovereignty of its lands, and its citizens in Canada, to the British Empire (Batailles)....   [tags: Culture, English, French] 1221 words
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Official Language - One of the many issues in the United States today is why isn't there an official language. With most every country you research you will find that an official language has been established. With the United States being what many would call a "melting pot" because of the many nationalities that inhabit it, how can a unanimous decision be made about which population's language is the official, most dominantly spoken one. 7As one of the major centers of commerce and trade, and a major English- speaking country, many assume that English is the country's official language....   [tags: English, Melting Pot, United States] 1665 words
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English: The Official Language of the United States - The United States is made up of many different ethic groups. These groups vary from Latinos, Asian American, African American, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, and etc. These ethnic groups come into America speaking many different languages. However, many people are still surprised to learn that the United States has no official language. Many assume that English is the official language of the United States. But despite efforts over the years, the United States has no official language. Because the United States has no official language, it is suffering with large costs....   [tags: Language ]
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English as The Official Language of the United States - The debate of instituting English as the official language in the United States is a debate that has been going on for centuries. Many people believe that English should be the official language because we are American, and Americans speak English. However, many of those people fail to realize that we all come from different heritages and corners of the world. Language should be an art of expression, one where people of all heritages and backgrounds can speak in the language that they have learned....   [tags: Governmental Policy]
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English Must be the Official Language in America - A country’s strength comes solely on the social theory of nationalism, to give loyalty and love for that country even if it means sacrificing ones own life to defend it. Whether its called the homeland, motherland, or holy land, citizens of a country define it, if not, its really just a large mass of land. The United States of America has instituted many rights to its citizens, which were issued in the bill of rights they are the first ten amendments. The first amendment mentions the free exercise clause, freedom of speech and of press, and by interpreting it says that congress cannot make any laws constricting to a established religion or prohibiting the free exercise....   [tags: Argumentative, Persuasive] 988 words
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The need for an official language - The Need for an Official Language Language is the most important media in human communication. It makes it much easier to exchange ideas. Imagine if everyone in this society spoke his own language. What would our society looks like. Probably not as prosperious as what we are now because business is very difficult to do due to the fact that all documents have to be printed in different languages. Our whole society would be split up because there is no communication between each other. The fact that California has immigrants from different countries, makes different languages to be used in our society....   [tags: essays research papers] 616 words
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The Official Attitudes of the Christian Church - The Official Attitudes of the Christian Church The Anglican Church or the Church of England believes that life is sacred but sometimes abortion is the best way out of a bad situation such as endangering the life of the mother. They quote "The Church of England's view on abortion is that the life of the foetus endangers the life of the mother, action can be taken" in the Church of England Report 1984. The Roman Catholic Church has opposite views, they believe that life begins at conception so abortion breaks one of the Ten Commandments - do not kill....   [tags: Papers] 656 words
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The Official Puerto Rican Language - The Official Puerto Rican Language "The attempt by conquerors to impose their language on the conquered is a recurrent historical theme" (Morris 162). In 1493 the Spanish conquistadors arrived on the island of Borinquen where, there was an attempt by the Spanish to impose their language on the native population of Taino Indians. The Tainos believed that the Spaniards were gods and so were willing to learn all that they could from them. The virtual annihilation of the Taino population in the short period after the Spanish arrival caused by the importation of illnesses the Tainos were not immune to as well as their horrid working conditions as slaves....   [tags: Language Spanish Culture Essays]
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Should English Be Official? - Should English Be Official. United States is a nation accommodating multi-ethnic groups of almost 500000 Americans. Since 1960s, America has received an increasing number of newcomers and immigrants from all over the world. However, language communication has somehow become a latent problem, whether in economical, political, or social aspects. Although English has been the common language of America for over two hundred years, it has never become the official language. Therefore, question like "Does America need an official language?" has been raised and argued in recent decades....   [tags: Law Case Studies] 550 words
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English Should be America's Official Language - English Should be America's Official Language The government implementing English as the official legal language of America is imperative because a conformity of communication within our borders is needed to unify the vast diversity. Our mighty country was founded on providing all citizens with equality including inalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The United States is a progressive nation that welcomes people from far and wide to come and savor the God-given freedoms enjoyed by all....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Maltese Population Benefits from Having Two Official Languages: Maltese and English - Possible Scenarios in Maltese Education. The Maltese population benefits from having two official languages; Maltese and English. Unfortunately in recent years, it appears the standard of English has deteriorated rapidly in Malta, with English ‘O' level examiners describing the candidates' use of the language as, ‘worryingly infantile'. It is being considered a great asset by employers for their staff to be bilingual, that is, to be fluent in both Maltese and English. Therefore, it is imperative that the stigma that exists towards English speakers be eradicated from the country in order for the population to move forward as a united front in the competitive world....   [tags: skills, bilingualism, proficiency]
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A Comparison of Official Crime Statistics and the Actual Crime Rate - A Comparison of Official Crime Statistics and the Actual Crime Rate Introduction I chose the title ‘Do official crime statistics where I live reflect the actual crime rate?’ This is an investigation in which I will have to compare the official crime statistics in my area with crime statistics found by the British crime survey and my own research. I chose this title for many reasons. I think that the gap between official crime statistics and the hidden crime figure is a large one....   [tags: Papers] 2770 words
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Learning About Crime From Official Statistics - Learning About Crime From Official Statistics In order to enlighten the general public and policy makers about the extent of crime, the crime dilemma itself must first be measured. Therefore it can be seen, that the research carried out towards crime is a fundamental subject in itself. There are a diversity of methods used in order to study the extent of crime, such methods include; statistics, surveys, questionnaires, biographies, interviews etc… The research methods used can be both quantitative and qualitative....   [tags: Papers] 1775 words
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Analysis of the Official Website of Major League Baseball - Analysis of the Official Website of Major League Baseball Major League Baseball is not only America’s favorite past time but, it is also one of America’s longest known sports. As the playoffs approach this year baseball gets more intense as the teams try to secure their playoff position as well as making the wildcard cut. The Major League Baseball website is to everyone who loves the game and wants to follow up on all the latest games along with the great plays of the day. There is a step by step process for following every game of the day....   [tags: Website Major League Baseball] 696 words
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History of the Spanish Language - A language, much like a person, is molded over time by different experiences, and is influenced by the languages which surround it. History has taught us time and time again that all it takes is one action to change the course of a language. During the battle of Hastings, King Harold II was shot in the eye by the Norman invaders; resulting in the Norman-French language all but taking over English in the 11th century AD. This seemingly insignificant event would forever change the way that English is spoken....   [tags: history, official language]
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Hockey Should Be Canada’s Official Sport - Hockey Should Be Canada’s Official Sport There are many well-known sports in Canada. Some examples of these are Hockey, Lacrosse, Curling, Soccer, Speed skating, Basketball, Track and Field, and so on. These are all popular sports in Canada, and some of them were even developed in Canada, like basketball and Lacrosse. However, hockey is unique with other sports and is often the one sport that people from other countries automatically associate with Canada and being Canadian....   [tags: Papers] 608 words
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America, Land of Immigrants - America… Land of Immigrants Being a citizen in the US is a declaration that you have ancestry from somewhere else on the planet, unless you are a Native American. If we are not native, then where do we come from. Our country was founded by people from across the globe aspiring to become established in America. In the process of doing so, these early immigrants produced the social and cultural framework of life in America. For nearly four hundred years, our nation has continuously had every race, language, and culture contribute to the characterization of being an American....   [tags: Official Language, Culture] 743 words
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The Crime Survey for England and Wales - The Crime Survey For England and Wales (CSEW) An anonymous and confidential household survey revealing unreported crimes and showing that anyone can become a victim. Participants are chosen at random according to postcode, providing a mixed sample from alternative areas and backgrounds. Conducted within a person’s home by an impartial interviewer it provides a more comfortable and familiar setting enabling victims to open up and provide clarity and details of crimes that they may otherwise not have reported, such as sexual offences (ONS,2013)....   [tags: Official Statistics, crimes, universal questioning]
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The Thematic Paradigm by Robert Ray - In “The Thematic Paradigm,” Robert Ray explains how there are two vastly different heroes: the outlaw hero and the official hero. The official hero has common values and traditional beliefs. The outlaw hero has a clear view of right and wrong but unlike the official hero, works above the law. Ray explains how the role of an outlaw hero has many traits. The morals of these heroes can be compared clearly. Films that contain official heroes and outlaw heroes are effective because they promise viewer’s strength, power, intelligence, and authority whether you are above the law or below it....   [tags: the outlaw hero vs official hero] 1361 words
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The Life and Works of Cornelius Tacitus - Tacitus was a Roman senator and writer that lived from circa 56-117. He was born in Gaul, a town in what is now modern day France. He had a wealthy father, and his family raised horses. Growing up, Tacitus loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting as a pastime. When he was in school, he studied rhetorics. Tacitus’ friend, Pliny the Younger, also studied rhetorics. This was helpful for Tacitus when pursuing a career in law and politics. Tacitus became a Quaestor, which was a Roman official, and later became a senator....   [tags: roman senator, gaul, roman official]
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The Power of Language - The unity of a nation is one of the most important factors that determine its prosperity. In this case, language has become one of the most influential driving forces in its ability to enhance communication with others. In the United States, most people speak English rather than any other languages. However, this nation does not have a law that regulates English as a national language. Therefore, there is fear that other languages will override English, causing a language barrier to rise inside the country....   [tags: English, United States, Official Language] 936 words
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Different Types of Interviews - There are many kinds of talk in social life, for instance, everyday conversation, job interview, journalistic interview, official interview by police, medical interview and research interview. This essay will investigate the difference between social research interviews and everyday conversation. In social research interviews, researchers utilize various methodologies which suit each research theme and situation. Thus, this essay will explore research interviews, which are varied widely, in order to elucidate what factors might distinguish academic interview from ordinary conversation....   [tags: social life, job, journalistic, official]
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The Extent to Which Sociologists Agree that Official Criminal Statistics Do Not Give an Accurate Picture of the Extent in Terms of Crime - The Extent to Which Sociologists Agree that Official Criminal Statistics Do Not Give an Accurate Picture of the Extent in Terms of Crime The official crime statistics on there own are ok to some extent, they give some accuracy on the crime statistics but they don’t show the whole picture, there is still a lot of crime which is not reported (this is known as the hidden figure). Moreover self report studies give better pictures to the public about criminal statistics. Self reported studies are confidential surveys that ask people to tick off boxes from a list....   [tags: Papers] 522 words
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