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Transportation in Richmond - Crafted and drafted for many centuries by countless inventors alike, the development of urban transportation has greatly influenced the lifestyle in Richmond, Virginia. Because of reliable transports such as the trains, planes, buses, and cars, modern-day Richmond has flourished into a large diverse city with an approximate population of 202,002 people (Google Public Data). In addition to these figures, the United States census on Richmond in 2010 suggests a 3.2% growth rate in population within the last decade (US Census Bureau)....   [tags: Civil Engineering]
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The History of Richmond Hill, Georgia - Throughout the history of Richmond Hill, the city has experienced everything from failure to success and tragedies to victories. Today, Richmond Hill is a peaceful suburb located in southern Bryan County. Positioned within a 30-minute radius of Savannah, Richmond Hill offers a wonderful convenience to the nearby metropolitan city. This coastal town is home to more than 10,000 people. Richmond Hill’s community has an excellent reputation with great schools and education opportunities and a low crime rate....   [tags: american history] 867 words
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Crime and Poverty in Richmond, Virginia - Unemployment in the city limits further feeds the belly of poverty. Unemployment rates for Richmond in August 2013 were 8.2% (United States Department of Labor, 2013). These rates represent only those that are documented as unemployed and does not consider the “under employed” as they may be working but not getting paid for a full work week. These unemployment rates would likely be higher if they were accurate and all inclusive of the unemployed in Richmond. The unemployment rate for the entire state of Virginia was reported at 5.8% in August 2013 (United States Department of Labor)....   [tags: unemployment, desperation, socioeconomic analysis] 854 words
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The Purpose of the Richmond Castle - The Purpose of the Richmond Castle In this essay I will be investigating the important question, ‘Richmond Castle was built more for defence than comfort,’ and will find out whether this statement is true or, in fact, false. Richmond Castle was built by Alan Rufus, count of Brittany in 1070. He needed the castle to be: - A massive, physical symbol of his power. - The base for his garrison of knights. - The centre of his financial control. It is said that Richmond Castle may be the oldest stone-built castle in England....   [tags: Free Essays] 409 words
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Richmond vs. Virginia - Richmond vs. New Orleans Recently I was thinking about how I live two different lives. My one life is the main one, where I live in New Orleans, LOISUANNA, and go to a Community College. I have my circle of friends and my girlfriend, but I always feel like something is missing. My other life resides in Richmond, VA. I have no idea how my mom found the place, but she did. I have been going to Richmond since I was very young. I grew up with most of the kids in town and consider those guys my family....   [tags: essays research papers] 565 words
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The Greesboro Four - Generally when you think of a hero, who do you envision. Most likely, you picture a strong and imposeing figure, someone capable of performing in high pressure situations, demonstrating bravery and passion to help his/her fellow man. Those who typically fit that role in society are firefighters, policemen, and soldiers. Those people deserve all the credit and recognition they receive for their courageous acts. However, what about individuals or groups who aren’t necessarily on the “frontlines” physically protecting others and saving lives, but who work extremely hard to improve the lives of others in some way....   [tags: Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain]
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Social Diagnosis - Social Diagnosis Mary E. Richmond's (1917) scholarly work, Social Diagnosis, is a 511 page comprehensive approach to social work at the beginning of the 20th century. This book provided a systematic framework for social work by formulating questionnaires concerning nearly every aspect of the profession to be used at the initiation of services. The author expressed the specific intent to provide common ground for all case workers so they could "develop a knowledge and mastery of those elements" (p....   [tags: Mary E. Richmond Book Review Analysis] 1509 words
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Love and Marriage an Affliction or an Alliance: Deceit and Betrayal in Shakespeare’s Richard III - During the Middle Ages and Renaissance period marriage and love were idealized, divine and celebrated. Weddings were large events that included the entire families of both the groom and the bride. Reality was different; women were viewed as being fickle, inferior to men and a possession of men. Women had very little, if any, choice in who they would marry. Marriages were arranged so that both families would benefit in gaining wealth or power. Even though the ruler of England for over 4 decades was female, women were still not respected....   [tags: History, Middle Ages, Renaissance] 859 words
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Field Visit on Environment to Nepal - My face, which had been sweltering under the scorching sun, suddenly felt a bash of chilly wind that tumbled down the lush green hill. The hill, patched with few settlements, was so serene that it almost felt lifeless. Cherishing these exulting refreshments from mother nature and cursing the excruciating heat, I dragged my exhausted legs up the step inclination. Finally, I reached a small community. There, the lifestyle was primitive, but the hospitality was heartwarming and the cleanliness was meticulous....   [tags: observation, topics, society, production] 546 words
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The Effects of Millennials on Company Culture - The Millennial Generation, defined as the generation born between the years 1980 and 1995, has been the driving force for the modernization of the workplace across the US. With their knowledge of social media and high tech devices, they are poised to embrace the needed changes in the workforce towards higher technological integration. Due to their adoption of current technological trends and experiences, they are more likely than older workers to be receptive to different modes of working such as job sharing, teleworking, and working in virtual teams....   [tags: internships, community participation]
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Catching Them Early - Catching Them Early Richmond, California, is a predominately low-income city across the bay from San Francisco. In some of its hard-pressed neighborhoods, children are at high risk of gang involvement, drug abuse, and violence and teen pregnancy. But instead of relying only on law enforcement agencies to keep children safe, the people of Richmond have taken matters into their own hands. Community agencies and schools are working together to break the cycle of poverty and violence. "Catching Them Early" profiles the extraordinary efforts of Richmond's Lincoln Elementary School to ensure a bright future for its children....   [tags: essays papers] 428 words
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Creating a Safe and Supportive Environment - The students in this class clearly knew the rules and expectations because the SBTE has modelled clearly and consistently (See Appendix 3.1) as suggested by Canter & Canter (Charles, 2008 & Marsh, 2008). Coming into this setting as a pre-service teacher aiming to sustain a positive classroom environment, it was important for me to consistently maintain these rules and build co-operative relationships with students as suggested in Ginott’s teachings. (Charles, 2008). Marsh (2008) discusses motivation and explains the need for balancing intrinsic and extrinsic motivators in the classroom as individual students will be motivated in different ways....   [tags: Behavior Management ]
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The Life at the Palaces of Queen Elizabeth - Queen Elizabeth had many different palaces, many workers for the palaces, and the many responsibilities of the workers. All the queen’s palaces were extremely ravishing with many embellishments inside the palaces. Lastly, the queen’s palaces had many interesting activities that took place in form entertainment in the palaces. Queen Elizabeth owned fifty houses and sixty castles in total but, "Elizabeth had 14 palaces in regular use at her disposal as well as numerous "stately homes" throughout England owned by noblemen and gentry.” Elizabeth owned Whitehall, the tower, Greenwich, St....   [tags: river tames, privy council, castles]
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Edgar Allan Poe - Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849 In personal appearance, Poe was a quiet, shy-looking but handsome man; he was slightly built, and was five feet, eight inches in height. His mouth was considered beautiful. His eyes, with long dark lashes, were hazel-gray. Edgar Poe was born in 1809 in Boston. It was in Richmond that Poe grew up, married, and first gained a national literary reputation. Many of the places in Richmond associated with Poe have been lost, but several still remain. Family Father: David Poe, an actor Mother: Elizabeth Poe, an actress Foster parents: John Allan, Tobacco merchant and his wife, Frances Allan, cared for Poe while he was young, but never legally adopted him....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Biography of Edgar Allen Poe - Edgar Allen Poe was born in Boston Massachusetts back in 1809 on January 19th. Even as a child Poe’s life was full of death and sorrow having had both of his parents dying when he was only three years old and the later losses he would face, Poe was born into a family as the second child of three with a set of traveling actors as parents and had two other siblings William Poe his older brother and Rosalie Poe his younger sister who after their parents death were split into different families.Poe himself was moved to Richmond, Virginia with John Allan and his wife Frances Valentine Allan where he grew up being forced into the life of Virginia gentlemen and to be involved in business....   [tags: the raven, poems, literature] 1124 words
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MG Ambrose E. Burnside: An Analysis of Mission Command - A Southern refugee once reflected, and referred to the Army of the Potomac as the “greatest army in the planet.” Although this is a clear exaggeration, from a Southern perspective following the Battle of Antietam, this was not too far off. Relative to the Army of Northern Virginia, the Federal army was vastly larger, in better spirits, and strategically in better positions. To direct this army of great potential, President Lincoln appointed the reluctant Major General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Almost immediately after receiving command, Burnside adopted a plan; the objective was Richmond....   [tags: Army of the Potomac, Battle of Fredericksburg]
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Coming of Aage and Love in the Story Araby - Love often times is one of the strongest motivators. Love can inspire acts of extreme bravery, crush one’s heart, and can even force a person to move on and grow up. In this novel, Araby is a bazaar that conveyed an ill-assorted blend of pseudo-Eastern romanticism and blatant commercialism. For one shilling, as the advertisement put it, one could visit "Araby in Dublin" and at the same time aid the Jervis Street Hospital (Stone). What does love have to do with a foreign bazaar. In the short story a young boy secretly falls in love with a girl and promises to bring her a gift from Araby....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Coming of Age]
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The David Dunlap Lands Must Be Preserved - In 1935 the lands of Richmond Hill became home to the world’s second largest telescope. Jessie Donald Dunlap funded the David Dunlap observatory, DDO, in the memory of her husband Alexander Dunlap. These 189 acres of land were given as a gift to the University of Toronto. For years it has been a helping hand leading towards solar and lunar discoveries. July 2008, The University sold this to a company called Metrus. The DDO has been apart of the community for 76 years and without a doubt should be protected as a part their heritage and environment to be enjoyed by current and future generations....   [tags: Canada Conservation] 959 words
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John And The Rebels: Act V Of Tragedy Of Richard Iii Rewritten As A Na - The boy-page held the tent flap open as Richmond and his officers emerged out. They had been occupied in there since the messenger came with the letter from Stanley and had not emerged for hours afterwards. The page had waited obediently; making sure that no one interrupted the counsel. As Richmond came out, his kind eyes fell on the boy and he greeted him with a warm smile, “Hello John”. He remembers my name. John’s heart filled with pleasure. His nervousness didn’t let him speak so he just bowed and smiled back....   [tags: essays research papers] 2777 words
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Rebellious Religion: Slave Christianity - It is sometimes hard to believe that slaves could have believed that there was a higher power looking out for them, when they had struggles as large as they had. The slaves were stripped of their humanity, but they were able to keep their humanity by bonding with other slaves through their religion. The religion they adapted after crossing the Atlantic Ocean was very similar to the Christianity their slave masters’ had, but with elements from the religions of Africa. The largest element from the African religion in slave Christianity is the vocal, musical full body worship....   [tags: religious beliefs, African American history]
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Hello And Goodbye - Hello and Goodbye There had been none like him, and there will be none to come. Jimi Hendrix revolutionized the way guitar and music in general is played. It is rare to hear a modern guitarist play and not sense Hendrix’s influence. Jimi Hendrix was a mirror of his era in that he epitomized the “sex, drugs, and rock and roll” life style of the late 60s. Hendrix is still immensely popular today because of his unprecedented guitar style coupled with an outrageous lifestyle and stage show....   [tags: essays research papers] 2752 words
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Edgar Allen Poe for Biography - Edgar Allen Poe for Biography Edgar Allen Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. Around this time was the Louisiana Purchase and the ending of importation of slaves. His parents were traveling actors but at a very early age his father deserted his family and his mother died in 1811. So Poe became a ward of John Allen who was a wealthy Richmond merchant. The Allan family lived in the United Kingdom from 1815 to 1820 before returning to Richmond. Poe and Allen’s relationship suffered tremendously making Poe having to make some hard decisions for his future....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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"The Time Machine": An Outstanding Science Fiction Novel of the 19th Century - The Time Machine as written by Herbert George Wells remains an outstanding science fiction novel of the 19th century. The fictional genre introduces the discovery and the subsequent use of time travel- a vehicle that carries a man and further allows him to purposefully explore the unknown space. The narrator and the user of the time machine postulates that time is indeed the fourth dimension. It is the only medium that rockets a time traveler into the future away from his shell of ignorance and prevailing darkness that surrounds his earthly home....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Thirteenth Amendment and Slavery in The United States - In 1865, congress passed the thirteenth amendment, which was ratified on December 6, 1865. The thirteenth amendment abolished slavery in the United States permanently. It was thought by many African Americans that there would finally be peace, and that they too would be treated as fairly as the whites. This was sadly not the case. African Americans were brutally segregated and entrusted to hard times and conditions. Whites began to insist on racial segregation, which had been practiced before, and gave the feeling of superiority to the whites over African Americans....   [tags: peace, freedom, greensboro]
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The Supernatural in the Plays of Shakespeare - ---1592, time of the plague, witches being burned and hanged and a big belief in evil spirits, but he never goes against what the monarchy of the time believes. In searching for what to write on for the topic of “supernatural,” we figured that, since this is an English class, it would be interesting to write about the use of supernatural in literature. One of the greatest examples of this would be the plays and writings of William Shakespeare. Of all of these works, there are hundreds of allusions to the supernatural and mythology....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature ]
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Edgar Allen Poe’s Contribution to World Culture - Edgar Allan Poe's contributions to American literature have become increasingly more prominent as the years have passed. As short fiction has become a more accepted genre in literary circles, Poe's theories are studied with more passion. Although he lived a rather melancholy existence, Poe did experience moments of joy, and desired to capture beauty through poetical form. He is also credited as the inventor of the mystery-fiction novel with short stories such as, “The Raven” and “Annabel Lee”. Indeed, what he left behind for the literary world was his gifted genius, revealed through his poetry, fiction, and criticism....   [tags: poets, poetry, biography] 1045 words
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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edger Allen Poe - Edger Allen Poe was born to traveling actors in Boston on January 19, 1809. Poe was the second of three children in his family. Three years of Poe’s birth both of his parents had died, and he was taken in by the wealthy tobacco merchant John Allan and his wife Frances Valentine Allan in Richmond, Virginia while Poe’s siblings went to live with other families (Life). He was a very talented writer at a young age. By the age of thirteen, Poe wrote enough poetry to publish a book, but his headmaster advised him against it (Life)....   [tags: gothic horror, biography, death]
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Eminent Domain: A Controversial Power of Government - Eminent domain has long been a controversial power that both the federal and state governments possess. This power gives the right to the government bodies to expropriate private property or land, that it sees as being blighted, and put it to better use for the greater good of the public. For eminent domain to be exercised the seizing of the properties must meet the requirement that they will be for public purpose or public necessity. As long as this requirement is met the federal government cannot be stopped from acquiring private property....   [tags: the right to expropriate private land ] 2188 words
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Collapse of the Confederacy from 1864-65 - HIST 4055 (Final Essay/Question 2) 25 June 2010 Collapse of the Confederacy from 1864-65 The collapse of the Confederacy in 1865 was due to a variety of reasons. These issues by and large involved the military along with a dire political and economic situation. The transfer of General Ulysses S. Grant, from the West, with his “aggressive” new war strategy, in addition to, Union General William T. Sherman’s "March to the Sea," and eventual capture of Atlanta, Georgia in the East, allowed the Northern military to strengthen the grip of their Anaconda Plan....   [tags: U.S. History ] 1274 words
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Principles of Maneuver, Offensive and Surprise - The Valley Campaign of the Shenandoah Valley of 23 March to 9 June 1862 saw the rise of the Confederate Major General (MG) Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. The Shenandoah Valley campaign allowed for MG Jackson to incorporate the principles of maneuver, offensive and surprise operations (US Army Center of Military History, 2012) through the use of his cavalry and foot soldiers. FM 100-5 describes the following: Principles of Maneuver are to place the enemy in a position of disadvantage through the flexible application of combat power....   [tags: Military History ]
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Poverty: A Form of Slavery - Today they say that we are free, Only to be chained in poverty -- Bob Marley This paper will discuss poverty, the different types of poverty and their definitions and who is affected by each type of poverty. It will look at the some of the major reasons why poverty exists and what causes poverty, like such things as inequality, stratification and international debt. Some of the impacts of poverty will also be analyzed from a national and global perspective; things like education, literacy rate, and crime....   [tags: poverty essay]
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Union Spies: Supporting the North - Spies are found all throughout the world. They are most likely looking for clues to help another person. Believe it or not, spies were sent out from the North and South during the Civil War to help provide information “behind the lines.” Spies supporting the North were called, Union Spies. This group contained both men and women. There were few slaves, but often there were patriotic people. The spies of the Civil War worked hard to give their side any small edge in winning. Elizabeth Van Lew, Pauline Cushman, Sarah Thompson, and Sarah Emma Edmonds were Union Spies that played a huge role in relaying information from the South to the North to increase the North’s chance of succeeding during...   [tags: US civil war]
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How the Radio Affected Americans - ... The most important parts are the antenna, tuner, demodulator amplifier, and speakers. On old radios the antenna was detrimental to the radio’s operation. Today, the antenna is not necessary. AM radio does not have as good of quality as FM but it can travel farther distances. FM signals can be interfered by things such as mountains or other barrier Richmond 3 (madehow.com). Many radios were made for different situations such as to be in a home or to be built to resist damage during war time. There are many different types of radios that have various uses....   [tags: history of communications technology]
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Mary Tudor's Reign on Englad - Mary Tudor's reign on England was unsuccessful because her goal of returning England to the Roman Catholic church was never completely fulfilled. Mary Tudor's decisions as queen were mostly driven by anger and the want to get revenge. Although Mary Tudor could be very kind and giving to her people at times a fact that is remembered by many is how Queen Mary allowed many brutal executions of people in England to be performed just because of their choice of religion. That can curb people's opinions of her very fast....   [tags: England and the Roman Catholic Church] 1225 words
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Biography of Edgar Allen Poe - Edgar Allan Poe was a romantic, satanic poet and short story writer. His writings affected the literature world in a powerful manner. He was as well inspired by earlier writers such as most writers are. Such writers as Shakespeare and many other medieval and romantic writers. Poe was just one of many inspired writers during the romantic period of time. Poe’s stories and poems were inspired by his childhood and rather mysterious life as well. Also, his stories spoke of the several times he fell in love....   [tags: love, childhood, mysterious, literary, impact]
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Union Spies: Elizabeth Van Lew - ... She used society connections to gather facts from the Confederates. The largest impact of Van Lew came when her former slave Mary Elizabeth Bowser earned a position as a dining room servant in Confederate President Jefferson Davis’ household. Bowser made it easy for Van Lew to obtain information because Bowser would overhear all conversations while serving dinner. Elizabeth Van Lew died in 1900 and was buried in Richmond, from where she grew up. She remains a true American Civil War hero. Pauline Cushman was an actress born in Louisiana....   [tags: daren spies, civil war] 794 words
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Hydroygen Renewal Project - Chevron is one of the world's largest integrated oil companies in the world and is headquartered here in the Bay Area. Chevron is known to be involved in the exploration for, and production of, oil and natural gas, as well as the pipeline transportation of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids, the refining of crude oil into refined petroleum products, including gasoline, aviation fuel, and other light petroleum products. One of its refineries is also located in the Bay Area....   [tags: Energy Power] 879 words
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Genetic Information vs Privacy - The genetic technology revolution has proved to be both a blessing and a blight. The Human Genome Project is aimed at mapping and sequencing the entire human genome. DNA chips are loaded with information about human genes. The chip reveals specific information about the individuals’ health and genetic makeup (Richmond & Germov 2009).The technology has been described as a milestone by many in that it facilitates research, screening, and treatment of genetic conditions. However, there have been fears that the technology permits a reduction in privacy when the information is disclosed....   [tags: Genetic Testing]
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The Invocation of Moral Codes in Richard III - Shakespeare's Richard III is from the outset a very moral play. It opens with an introduction to the character of Richard in his "Now is the winter..." speech. In this we are first introduced to the idea of a man becoming evil from his own free will, excused (by him) on the grounds of his inability to fit in with the physical ideals of society, saying, "And therefore, since I cannot prove a lover... I am determined to prove a villain." Although we are not, at this point, given a definite indication of Shakespeare's opinion on this moral position, it is the opening for a discussion on what is morally acceptable, which is continued quite decisively throughout the play....   [tags: European Literature] 828 words
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Lee, Robert E. (Edward) 1807 -- 1870 - Lee, Robert E. (Edward) 1807 -- 1870 General in chief of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War. Born in Virginia's Westmoreland County on January 19, 1807, the third son of Henry ("Light Horse Harry") and Ann Hill Carter Lee. Declining fortunes forced the family's removal to Alexandria, where Robert distinguished himself in local schools. His father's death in 1811 increased responsibilities on all the sons; Robert, especially, cared for his invalid mother. Lee graduated number two in his class from the U.S....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1886 words
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Human Utilization of Algal Biomass from Spirulina - HUMAN UTILIZATION OF ALGAL BIOMASS FROM SPIRULINA In a 1988 paper published for the National Agricultural Library entitled "Spirulina: Food for the Future," it was suggested that Spirulina be utilized in a variety of different ways, some of which include mass production to feed small villages, supply of food for space travel in the future, and more basic uses like animal feed, pigment enhancement in fish, and health food supplements (2). In recent years there has been an astonishing amount of research done on all aspects of this microalgae wonder....   [tags: Algae Agriculture]
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Edgar Allen Poe - Edgar Allen Poe Edgar Allen Poe's life was bombarded with misery, financial problems, and death but he still managed to become a world-renowned writer. Although he attended the most prestigious of schools he was often looked over as a writer and poet during his career. His stories were odd and misunderstood during their time. However, now they are loved a read by millions. On January 19, 1809 Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts at a lodging house. His parents David and Elizabeth Poe were professional actors who toured with a theatrical company....   [tags: Biography Biographies Edgar Allen Poe Essays] 1640 words
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Edgar Allan Poe - Have you ever heard of Edgar Allan Poe, the poet of darkness and fright. Well what your about to read will send you back in time to the age of Edgar Allan Poe himself and how he came to be. This will tell you about who he was before he became known as the writer and poet. Although Poe is famous for his books, he was also the editor of many magazines before he began his writing career. It will tell you of his dark and mysterious past and some of the possible ways he died. So step in and lets go on a journey back in time....   [tags: poetry, literature, writer, magazines]
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Mary Elizabeth Bowser - "Slave power crushes freedom of speech and of opinion. Slave power degrades labor. Slave power is arrogant, is jealous and intrusive, is cruel, is despotic, not only over the slave but over the community, the state." This quote comes from Elizabeth Van Lew, whose father owned slaves before the civil war. Elizabeth was an abolitionist and didn’t believe in her fathers ways. One of the slaves on the Van Lew plantation, Mary Elizabeth Bowser went on to be much more than just a slave. Mary Elizabeth Bowser was born in 1839 on the Van Lew plantation, in Richmond, Virginia....   [tags: Van Lew, slavery, espionage, Civil War]
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The Wright Brothers - The Wright Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright were pioneers, skilled craftsman, and engineers not only in aviation but in many other trades as well. “They loved to tinker and experiment with mechanical things and it characterized the Wrights through out their lives. Each of the brothers had a deeply ingrained inquisitive streak that was nurtured in a home that was encouraged.” (Moolman, 1980, p. 107) They had a good family upbringing, but moved frequently. The Wright brothers paved the way for aviation to take off with their thoughts, ideas, and inventions....   [tags: aviation, invention, flyer, Langley, planes]
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The Captivating Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe - Edgar Allan Poe, an often misinterpreted literary mastermind known predominantly by his extraordinary tales of horror, the supernatural, forbidden love, madness, and mystery, is more than meets the eye. Though his genres of expertise may indicate otherwise, Poe was a very social person, having been raised as a gentleman, and he had more hands on military experience than any other major American author in history. As a writer, Poe gained a great deal of his inspiration from his surroundings. His stay in the army contributed significantly to his repertoire, said to have inspired some of Poe’s greatest works including “’The Gold Bug;’ ’The Man Who Was Used Up,’ a satire of southern frontier po...   [tags: tales, horror, the gold bug, love]
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The Influence of Edgar Allan Poe on Other Writers - Thesis: Edgar Allen Poe was an American poet, writer, editor, critic shorty story writer, thrill seeker and he influenced many great writers and poets, some have made award winning movies off of the stories they have written and continue to do just that. Introduction: Edgar spent many years writing and learning about American literature. He loved to just write that’s why he did so many different things in the writing profession. He influenced many famous writers etc. so he’s a very influential man and his name lives on as a legend Biography: Paragraph 1: Edgar Allen Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts (January 19, 1809-October 7, 1849) He had a sister (Rosalie) and a brother (Henry)...   [tags: research paper outline] 657 words
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Choosing a Textbook Based on the Four Basic Skills - With all of the textbooks available in the market, often written by famous authors with years of experience, choosing a textbook is a very demanding and thought provoking task. What makes a textbook valuable in the classroom. We must decide which points are important to us as teachers. What method or methods does the textbook use to convey its ideas. How is the language presented. Is it attractive to the audience. Are there additional materials that can be used to supplement our book such as additional listening or video material, web search ideas, interactive whiteboard software and other additional resources that could be used to enhance the class....   [tags: reading, writing, speaking, listening] 1770 words
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Why Virginia is a Better Place to Live - I was asked by my parents, to pick the state Missouri, or the state Virginia to move to because they got a job offer to the same corporation, and was going to get paid the same amount of income roll in either state. After my research, I came up with the state that I think would fit my family and me best. If I had to choose between Missouri or Virginia, I would choose Virginia because of many reasons. Virginia has better education, jobs, and economy. Virginia also has better activities, attractions, and culture....   [tags: better education, jobs, economy]
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