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The Benefits of Apache Hadoop

- Introduction to Apache Hadoop Nowadays, people are living in the data world. It’s not easy to measure the total volume of data stored electronically, but an IDC estimate put the size of the “digital universe” at 0.18 zettabytes in 2006, and is forecasting a tenfold growth by 2011 to 1.8 zettabytes. A zettabyte is 〖10〗^21 bytes, or equivalently one thousand exabytes, one million petabytes, or one billion terabytes. That’s roughly the same order of magnitude as one disk drive for every person in the world [1]....   [tags: data, storage, solution, software]

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The Apache Tribe

- The Apache were a very interesting group of Indians. The name Apache means “enemy” when translated. Many neighboring tribes feared them. They were located in Texas and the New Mexico Desert, and you can still find reservations there today. A leader of the Apache had to be special and posses many qualities. Some of these qualities include the following: wealth, wisdom, sympathy, and strength. A few of their jobs consisted of listening and speaking well, settling disputes, making sure everyone is on task, and most importantly giving advice....   [tags: American History]

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The Apache Indians

- The Apaches, like most Native Americans, have no written history other than that written by white men. But the story of the Apaches did not begin in the American Southwest but in the northwestern corner of North America, the western Subarctic region of Alaska and Canada. The Apache Indians belong to the southern branch of the Athabascan group, whose languages constitute a large family, with speakers in Alaska, western Canada, and American Southwest. The fact that the Apaches originated in the western mountainous Subarctic region makes their nomadic behavior after the arrival in the American Southwest more comprehensible; the tribes of the Southwest were highly mobile and moved from place to...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Apache and the Maya are Prominent Native Tribes from the Americas

- ... In the 900s AD, Maya kings were said to force the Mayan people to farm and build for the kings, which caused an internal rebellion against the kings. Furthermore, Mayan cities fought each other, which contributed to the decline of the Maya civilization. The Apache, on the other hand, faced a difficult war against the U.S military in the nineteenth century, which caused the loss of many men, divided their leadership, driving them into reservations. The Maya and the Apache had very different social structures and political systems....   [tags: environment, military, reservations]

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Rituals and Drama of the Apache Indians of North America

- RITUALS AND DRAMA (Sunrise Ceremony) Rituals are represented in our lives through weddings, funerals, ceremonies and repetitive actions that we use on a daily basis. The Apache Indians of North America have had many traditions and rituals that were practiced religiously. Amongst them is the Initiation service or commonly identified as the Sunrise Ceremony for women. The ceremony originates from the White Painted Woman who was the ‘Changing Woman’ and is held a season after a girl’s first menstrual cycle....   [tags: Tradition, Symbolism, Mood]

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Apache Indians

- Anthropology Paper Apache Indians In this paper you will read about the many ways that the Apache Indians used different ways of technology to survive in there environment. They used many different farming tools in which helped them to grow crops and gather berries. As the years went on the Apache hunters hunted with bows and arrows and as the years went on and how they trade with other tribes and people they had adopted guns....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Apache Indians

- Apache Prisoners of War The Chiricahuas, who were once one of the most feared Native American tribes of the southwest, became prisoners of war by the United States for a period of twenty seven years. This period of time was the longest captivity a Native American tribe had ever been imprisoned. The Chiricahuas imprisonment began in 1886, when the United States Army transported four hundred Native Americans from San Carlos and Fort Apache reservations to army posts in Florida (Davis). By 1887, the bulk of the Chiricahuas had been transported to the Mount Vernon barracks in Alabama, and the rest of the dislocated band of Chiricahuas, including the now famous Geronimo were reunited by 1888 (Da...   [tags: Native American Indians]

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How the Apache Foundation is Setting the Stage for Open Source Modernization

- APACHE FOUNDATION: SETTING the STAGE for OPEN SOURCE MODERNIZATION   SETTING the STAGE for OPEN SOURCE MODERNIZATION An Introduction to Modernization Efforts in Economic America In business today, often a common concern is how to stay technologically relevant without enduring a crippling price tag every time a technology needs to be updated. With how fast technology can change, even in notoriously “behind the times” business spaces (i.e. the US Government), it is nearly impossible to keep up with changing tides of cutting edge technology without the pricey assistance from subject matter expert companies to take the business there....   [tags: technology, servers, files]

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Different Helicopters in the Army Aviation Field

- In the Army Aviation field, there are many different types of helicopters. There are two helicopters that go head to head as favorites. One is the AH-64 Apache and the other is the UH-60 Blackhawk. Ordinary people might say they are just helicopters, that they are both the same, but that is not the case. They both have two turbo jet engines, four main rotor blades and three main landing wheels instead of landing skids. But the reality is that as similar as they are they are also very different and serve different roles....   [tags: apache, blackhawk, mission]

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Famous Native American Chiefs: Cochise

- Cochise was one of the most famous of all the Native American chiefs during the 1800s. He was famous at first because he was seen as an honest and peaceful man. He lived at peace with anyone who came into the area where he lived. Cochise became famous later though because he held out against the United States army and would not surrender until he felt he had no other choice. . When he finally did surrender, it was because most of his people had been killed already and he wanted to save the lives of those that remained....   [tags: patriotism, apache nation, land]

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Access Control Layer on Top of Pig Using XACML

- Apache Hadoop is an open-source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data-sets on clusters of commodity hardware. Hadoop, an Apache top-level project is built and used by a global community of contributors and users. Rather than relying on hardware to deliver high-availability, the library is designed to detect and handle failures at the application layer itself. It delivers a highly-available service on top of a cluster of computers, each of which may be prone to failures....   [tags: data processing, nodes, Apache Hadoop]

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Keith Basso's Wisdom Sits in Places

- Keith Basso's Wisdom Sits in Places There is a deep relationship between the environment and Western Apache people. The bonds between the two are so strong that it is embedded in their culture and history. Keith Basso, author of Wisdom Sits in Places expanded on this theory and did so by divulging himself into Western Apaches life. He spent fifteen years with the Apache people studying their relationship with the environment, specifically concentrating on ‘Place-names.’ When Basso first began to work with the Apache people, one of his Apache friends told him to ‘learn the names,’ because they held a special meaning with the community....   [tags: American History Western Apache]

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The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe

- The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe United States history is taught in public schools from the time we are able to understand its importance. Teachings of honorable plights by our forefathers to establish this great nation are common. However, specific details of this establishment seem to slip through the cracks of our educational curriculum. Genocide by definition is the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political or cultural group. The Chiricahua Indian Tribe of the American southwest and northern Mexico suffered almost complete annihilation at the hands of the American policy makers of the late nineteenth century, policy makers that chose to justify their means...   [tags: Apache Indians Native Americans History Essays]

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The Apaches

- Due to the educating of the Apaches and their persistence behavior, they flourished in the Great Plains region of the US. The American Indian Tribe first got their name "Apache" from the Yuma Indians. The word Apache means "fighting men". They were hunters, farmers and seed gatherers. The Apache were known for their love of Warfare and raiding, today we would call them thieves. When the Spaniards first came to the Americas they were constantly being under attack by the Apache....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Apaches

- The Apaches were American Indians who moved from Canada to Arizona, parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and North America between AD850 and 1400. The Apache were a wandering tribe, so they had two homes. One in the mountains and one in the desert. They lived in their houses for only a short period of time. The women built their houses which were called Wickiups. These were straw domed shaped houses. The Wickiup was only five or six feet high. Outside the Wickiup was covered with bundles of grass and branches....   [tags: Native American Indians]

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Apaches Research Project

- 200 Apaches massacred, 100 more murdered, and 148 laying dead at Chihuahua Mexico, was something the Chiricahua Apache tribe, and many other tribes, lived through on a regular basis (Hoxie 1).  All of the previously mentioned, in addition to wars and being parted from their own land, were some of the consequences due to a country seeking to expand and conquer new territory, regardless of what or who they had to eliminate in order to accomplish this goal.  However, if Americans would have taken a more peaceful path in order to conquer the land of the Natives, if there would have been respect and honesty, and the many treaties made would have been honored, then these massacres would have been...   [tags: Native Americans Mexico Colonialism]

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Licenses in The Networked Information Economy

- Free and open source software has become an integral part of the modern internet age. As a result of the threat posed by copyright laws sponsored by proprietary software companies, the free software community has developed many software licenses to combat copyright and protect the developer. Many open source licenses have ben used by developers to release their programs to the community. Some of the most popular licenses are the Apache License, the GNU General Public License (GPL), and the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)....   [tags: Computing]

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Native Americans and the Whiteman's Influence

- “The biggest of all Indian problems is the Whiteman (Basso pg. 3).” The elusive Whitman is not a recent problem for the American Indians. For the Western Apache this problem first came to light in 1853 after the Gadsden Purchase was finalized. The Whitemen invaded the western Apache’s Arizona territory not with peace, but with demands and open hostility. Thus began a brutal thirty year war that led to Apache defeat (Basso pg. 24). The creation of reservations in 1872 was not enough for the Whitemen....   [tags: American Indians, Dangerous Joke]

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Cunning, Intelligent, and Ruthless Warrior, Geronimo

- Geronimo Geronimo acquired a reputation in the American history, as a renegade fighting and clinging for his freedom even though many of his tribes gave up. His story was known by all Native Americans, as he stuck fear on the white settlers living in their territories through bloody raids. The American troops respected him for his courage and ferocity in battle that they shouted and chanted his name as a battle cry to motivate their troops (Geronimo Westward). Geronimo is one of the most famous warrior in the U.S....   [tags: indian, tribe, apahes]

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Music Written in the Last 40 Years

- Meyer's quote introduces two opposing methods of defining history; 'dialectic succession' and 'an objective ordering of recorded evidence'. Firstly, Meyer's quote is dissected, and the features which separate the two methods are discussed. The instrumental song 'Apache' and its numerous interpretations and adaptations are presented. By highlighting the issues of defining its history, and including relevant quotes, the two methods and their features are criticised. Finally, the incorporation of past sources in current works is explored....   [tags: Music Analysis History]

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President Grover Cleveland, The American West, And The Trail Of Broken Treaties

- ... These conflicts are happened in the past, and these fights start to defeat enemies. Also, the Native America has these experiences in Post-Civil War America from 1877 to the 1970s. This essay will mention the acts, conflict, and consequences like Letter for Governor Edmund Ross of New Mexico to President Grover Cleveland, The Draws Act of 1887, Social Conflict in the American West, and The Trail of Broken Treaties. The Apache is a group to live in the American Southwest; they have strategy to fight in the homelands for a long time....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Native American Cultures, Tribes, and Religion

- Even though there are numerous Native American tribes and cultures, they all are mostly derivatives of other tribes. For instance, in the southwest there are large number of Pueblo and Apache people including, the Acoma Pueblo tribe, Apache Chiricahua, Jemez Pueblo, and Apache Western. In this section, largely populated groups in certain regions (northwest, southwest, The Great Plains, northeast, and southeast) religious ideas, practices, and impact on American culture will be discussed. First, the northwestern region, which includes the areas from: the northwestern coast from Oregon to Washington, the Rocky Mountains, and the Cascades Mountains consist of mainly Paiute, Shoshone, and Blackf...   [tags: Native American Studies]

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I am alone

- I am alone In the speech “I am alone” by Cochise, a Native American leader address to the white people for peace. The story goes back when the Native Americans (Chiricahua tribe) owned the land in the western part of the United States known as Apache land. First the Mexicans came across their land and try to over-rule them in which resulted the Mexican War. The war lasted years and the Natives eventually overcame the Mexicans. After the Mexican War then came the Europeans who sailed across the Pacific Ocean and landed on the Apache land....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Technology and Power

- Technology and Power Effective communication can both create empires and destroy them. For the former, communication is a necessity in connecting the parts of an empire, so to keep the whole sizable. An empire must keep in contact with its armies, outposts, and inner areas so to maintain order to be able to adjust its defenses in response to an enemy attack. It must also, when still growing, be able to conquer new lands and people. For the latter, unless its defenses are in communication with back up forces and resources, the only victorious defense is one that results from a battle of attrition....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Kiowa’ Indian Tribe

- The Kiowa’s people were a great warrior culture society that roamed the plains before the arrival of the Europeans. The Kiowa’ Indian tribe formed an alliance with neighboring tribes and dominated the western plains for decades. In their native tongue they called themselves, ” Ka’gwa” which meant the “Principle People”. Before the intervention of European cultures they were known as the, ”People with large tipi flaps”. The Kiowa expanded their territories through out the southern plains, which is known as modern day Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas....   [tags: native tongue, european arrival]

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A Common But Separate Goal For Power

- A Common But Separate Goal For Power missing works cited In the latter half of the 19th century, there were many cultures striving for control of the American Southwest, mainly the southern half of present-day Arizona, which was purchased by the United States in 1853. American Indian tribes, such as the Apaches, had original claims to the land that were overtaken by the Mexican invasion of missions at Tubac and Tucson, which were later overrun with American settlers and soldiers laying their claims to this new American territory....   [tags: History Native Americans Essays]

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Biz Is A Free Software Enterprise Resource Planning

- ... • Everything you need to serve up complete browser compliant user interfaces [34]. OFBiz files are arranged according to components, where each component is being contained in a single folder. [2] The core application OFBiz components can be found in applications to qualify as a central component, a component must be incorporated into OFBiz and containing functions that work for a wide quantity of users. Such components are commonly used and they have become an essential part of OFBiz. The work structure of OFBiz components can be found in work structure [1, 2]....   [tags: Open source, Free software, Project management]

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Geronimo: Renegade of Justice

- Geronimo was no doubt a brave warrior, whether he was a hero or a villain depends on who you ask. To the Mexicans and southwestern Americans, he was a murderer. One San Antonio reporter even said, “[He was] five foot eight inches in height and 9,000 feet in meanness.” (Stout 107). To the rest of the country he was a celebrity and to his people, he was a brave and noble leader. Whatever way viewed, his name and actions have left an eternal mark on America’s soil. His legend does not have an exact starting point, though scholars know he was born sometime in the late 1820’s....   [tags: Native American legends]

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Keith H. Basso

- Keith H. Basso It is rare to find a book that is as informative as a textbook but reads as easy as a short story. But Keith H. Basso is successful in creating an interesting ethnography about the Western Apache culture by using two usually overlooked topics, geography and oral history. Geography and the location of places is usually forgotten or seen as just topography, but Basso proves that geography is more than a location. It is the forgotten history of the name of a place that makes the locality more important than it seems....   [tags: Papers]

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Explaination of Horse Culture in Plains Indians Summaries by Hämäläinen

- I. Introduction In the introduction, Hämäläinen introduces how Plains Indians horse culture is so often romanticized in the image of the “mounted warrior,” and how this romanticized image is frequently juxtaposed with the hardships of disease, death, and destruction brought on by the Europeans. It is also mentioned that many historians depict Plains Indians equestrianism as a typical success story, usually because such a depiction is an appealing story to use in textbooks. However, Plains Indians equestrianism is far from a basic story of success....   [tags: equestrianism, expansion, competition]

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The Battle of Dong Ap Bia

- For this case study I will be covering the Battle of Dong Ap Bia also known as “Hamburger Hill”, one of the bloodiest and most infamous battles of the Vietnam War. This battle took place from May 10-20, 1969 in the A Shau Valley of Vietnam. This battle took place during “Operation Apache Snow” which was the second part of a three phase campaign intended to destroy North Vietnam Army (NVA) Base Areas in the remote A Shau Valley1. This was not the most casualty producing battle but because it took place toward the end of the Vietnam War when it had become very unpopular with the American public it received an excessive amount of negative political and press coverage....   [tags: Hamburger Hill, Vitenam War, World History]

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How Hadoop Saved the World

- Table of Contents List of Figures 3 Literature Review 4 History of Hadoop Technology 4 Applications of Hadoop 6 Main Components of Hadoop 6 MapReduce. 6 Map Step. 7 Reduce Step. 8 Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) 8 Advantages and Disadvantages of using Hadoop 11 Advantages. 11 Disadvantages. 11 Competitors to the Hadoop Technology 12 Conclusion 13 References 15   List of Figures Figure 1: MapReduce Programming Model 7 Figure 2: HDFS architecture 9 Figure 3: HDFS Operation Process 10 Literature Review Hadoop is a free, java based programming framework that usually supports processing of large data sets that are in diverse computing environment....   [tags: java based programming framework]

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Decline of Indian Southwest

- Decline of Indian Southwest Lord Acton said, “The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by its minorities.” In the late 1800’s the security of the minorities in the southwest was in serious jeopardy. For the Apache’s the security was promised but rarely upheld by the American government. The minimal security the Navajo enjoyed vanished by 1846. Men like Kit Carson desired but often failed to maintain the peace and security for these Indian tribes....   [tags: Native Americans History Papers]

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Drama Ritual

- RITUALS AND DRAMA (Sunrise Ceremony) Rituals are represented in our lives through weddings, funerals, ceremonies and repetitive actions that we use on a daily basis. The Apache Indians of North America have had many traditions and rituals that were practiced religiously. Amongst them is the Initiation service or commonly identified as the Sunrise Ceremony for women. The ceremony originates from the White Painted Woman who was the ‘Changing Woman’ and is held a season after a girl’s first menstrual cycle....   [tags: Culture ]

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The Navajo or Diné

- The Diné, or Navajo, exhibit in the Arizona Museum is organized in an appropriate manner. The exhibit starts with the introduction to the Diné people, discussing the Athapaskan Migration. It then displays a beautiful sand painting done by a Diné man which represents the Diné Bikeyah or homeland. The Diné are introduced as a pastoral people who adopted customs from other native peoples as they migrated south to present day Arizona. The next topic discussed in the exhibit is the Long Walk, or the forceful movement of Diné people to Fort Sumner in 1863 and the return to Diné Bikeyah in 1868....   [tags: pastoral people, Native-Americans]

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Long Walk of the Diné

- The world view of the Navajo who had lived for many centuries on the high Colorado Plateau was one of living in balance with all of nature, as the stewards of their vast homeland which covered parts of four modern states. They had no concept of religion as being something separate from living day to day and prayed to many spirits. It was also a matriarchal society and had no single powerful leader as their pastoral lifestyle living in scattered independent family groups require no such entity. This brought them repeatedly into conflict with Spanish, Mexicans and increasingly by the mid-nineteenth century, Americans as these practices were contrary to their male dominated religiously monolith...   [tags: Native Americans ]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Stagecoach '

- ... Such connections between the non-verbal communication and explicit dialogue provides the audience with much more information and context. Furthermore, the first meeting between the gambler Hatfield and the honorable Ms. Mallory also suggests some sort of romance between them, as Hatfield locks eyes with Ms. Mallory and takes his hat off in a gentleman 's respect. This gentlemanly courtesy and non-verbal communication is constant and conspicuous throughout the film. During the trip, Doc Boone is smoking a cigar without care and irritates the quiet but uncomfortable Ms....   [tags: Sociology, Communication, Social class]

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Rites of Passage

- Rites of Passage Every day someone enters into a rite of passage whether it be by starting school, a new job, marriage, a confirmation or communion rites of passage are common place. Two totally different cultures have totally different rituals and rites of passage. The Apache would most definitely have incredibly unique rituals compared to rural Maine and the catholic cultures therein. The best way to see the differences is to compare the two different cultures. Each ritual occurs in a holy place, the Apache on ritual grounds and the Confirmation rights at a specific congregation....   [tags: essays papers]

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Speaking Through Silence

- Introduction Keith H. Basso’s research titled, To Give up on Words: Silence in Western Apache Culture is an investigation of situations when members of a certain Apache community in western United State assume the state of silence as a form of social interaction. In this paper, I will first note details of the society under consideration and Basso’s interests in regards to the questions he is trying to answer. I will introduce some anthropological concepts that are suitable to the discussion, followed by Basso’s observations regarding silence in the Apache community including his methods, arguments, and conclusion....   [tags: Keith H. Basso, To Give Up On Words]

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Speaking Through Silence

- Introduction Keith H. Basso’s ethnographic research titled, To Give up on Words: Silence in Western Apache Culture is an investigation of situations when members of a certain Apache community in the western United States assume the state of silence as a form of social interaction. In this paper, I will first note details of the society under consideration and Basso’s interests in regards to the questions he is trying to answer. I will introduce some anthropological concepts that are suitable to the discussion, followed by Basso’s observations regarding silence in the Apache community, including his methods, arguments, and conclusion....   [tags: Keith H. Basso, To Give Up on Words]

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The 's Land, By George Winner, 1972 ) And Charley One Eye

- ... Indeed, just as the belief in Manifest Destiny was concurrent with the extermination of supposedly backwards Native Americans, U.S. intervention in Vietnam, initially defended by John F. Kennedy as a method of assuring “the survival and the success of liberty”, became tainted by the widespread use of napalm in civilian areas and the targeting of innocent citizens during events like the Mỹ Lai Massacre. Both the title and final scene of Chato’s Land, in which a crane shot slowly zooms out to depict Chato alone in the southwest desert, draw attention to the harmful effects of intervention for the original inhabitants of the land in which the U.S....   [tags: United States]

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Love Medicine By Louise Erdrich And Where White Men Fear

- ... Family is extremely important, and living on Reservations provides a way for generation after generation of Natives to be raised by their family and in their traditional ways. There are many people who are ignorant to this reality and some are curious about what really goes on. Literature that reveals issues that are experienced by Natives living on the Reservations can help raise awareness in order for these problems to be addressed. Many people in today’s society aren’t aware of life on the Reservation because it’s not where they live....   [tags: Indian reservation]

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The Battle of Hamburger Hill “AKA” Hill 937

- This paper will examine how a unwavering adversary and difficult terrain combined to negate the effects of American technology. The Battle of Hamburger Hill was a battle of the Vietnam War which was fought by the United States and South Vietnam against North Vietnamese Forces from May 10–20, 1969. The battle took place on Ap Bia Mountain in the rugged, jungle-shrouded mountains along the Laotian border of South Vietnam. Ap Bia Mountain anchors the northwest corner of South Viet Nam's A Shau Valley....   [tags: Military History]

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My Plans for Postgraduate Studies and Career Interests

- My Plans for Postgraduate Studies and Career Interests With a four year degree in Computer Science and Engineering and after working in software industry for some time, Now I’m intended to pursue my long term goal in academics, which is to obtain a Master degree and possibly to aim for PhD relating to my preferred research area. With the enthusiasm to learn and explore the area of parallel and distributed computing, I want to achieve my Master degree specialized in relevant field. I envision myself pursuing a career in academia and research in future which will allow me to contribute those fields with my foremost interest....   [tags: Computer Science]

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The Arizona Constitution

- Arizona Statehood and Constitution Arizona’s Constitution was written sometime in 1910; amended, ratified, and approved by Congress in 1911. Then Arizona became the 48th state and the last adjoining state to be welcomed in the Union; on February 14, 1912. Since then the citizens of Arizona has amended their Constitution many times. The Constitution consists of thirty articles. There were quite a lot of events that impacted the process of Arizona becoming its own state. The first section will examine the events that developed Arizona Constitution....   [tags: History, Government Branches, Amending]

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Negotiate and Plan a Learning Contract

- This following report is about identifying a learning area to improve and compliment personal continuing professional development. Since computing skills such as animation or programming appeal to me, this dose not in any way mean I dislike functional skills such as English or Maths. The chosen subject of choice is programming. The main reason for choosing programming is because ultimately I would like to be able to extend my knowledge on website development. I will learn the programming language php and incorporate it into web pages....   [tags: learning contracts, professional development, ]

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Arizon The Desert Area

- Arizona is a state in the United States located in the South Western area. It is south west of Colorado, just north of Mexico, west of New Mexico and south of California. The absolute location is the precise location of an area, and for Arizona that is 34.00 degrees north, 112.00 degrees west. Arizona has a few different areas that cover the state. It has the desert area, which surrounds cities such as Douglas, Sierra Vista, Tucson, phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Glendale, but it also includes more of a piedmont or forest area in cities such as flagstaff, show low, and Pinetop....   [tags: United States]

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The West in Film

- The depiction of minorities, specifically women and Native Americans, in Western film has changed drastically from the early 1930's to the late 1980's. These changes represent the changing views of American society in general throughout the 20th century. In the early part of the century, women and Native Americans were depicted as a burden. Women were viewed as a form of property, helpless and needing support. These minorities were obstacles in the quest for manifest destiny by the United States....   [tags: Movies Native Americans Papers]

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Treatment of Pneumonia

- Background: Pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of death in the United States.1 The microorganism most commonly responsible for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is S. pneumoniae. Current treatment focuses on eradicating the causative microorganism with antimicrobial therapy.2 Severe CAP often leads to complications such as sepsis and organ failure, such that many patients require mechanical ventilation and admission to the intensive care unit.1 Corticosteroids are currently FDA approved and indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of asthma.3 The bronchial anti-inflammatory action is achieved through direct inhibition of the mediating cells, including macrophages, T-lymphocytes, a...   [tags: Medical Conditions]

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Navajo Indians See the Importance of Supporting their Families and Communities

- The Navajo nation is the largest U.S Indian tribe. It has more than 250,000 people. They are located in Northern New Mexico, a portion of southern Utah, and part of northern Arizona. They first descended from the Apaches, who came from the Pueblos. Their native language is Athapaskan. “Navajo” came from the word navahu’u meaning “farm fields in the valley.” The Spanish chroniclers first referred to the Navajos as Apaches de Nabajo’ meaning Apaches who farm in the valley. Then the name was eventually shortened to the Navajo....   [tags: Native Americans, American Indians,]

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Peyote and Native American Culture

- Peyote and Native American Culture Peyote was originally described in 1560, however it was not until the middle of the nineteenth century that botanists were able to conduct field research and correctly classify the cactus (Anderson, 1980). Field studies have concluded that there are two distinct populations of peyote which represent two species. The first and most common, Lophophora williamsii extends from southern Texas reaching south to the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. The second and least common of the two species is Lophophora difusa, which occurs in the dryer terrain of the Mexican state of Queretaro....   [tags: Botany Biology Research Papers]

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The Dangers of Spam and How to Prevent It

- Introduction Let’s start by defining spam; irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients. Microsoft defines spam as an unwanted email trying to get information or sell you something [1]. This could be a fake email from your bank saying you need to authorize yourself, or even just a flyer trying to sell you anything from male enhancement to clothing. Next up let’s explain how to prevent spam mail. According to Vitaly Friedman the single biggest and easiest thing is to not say your email anywhere online [2]....   [tags: email, virus, blacklisting]

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The Use Of Nosql And Traditional Relational Databases

- ... It was first launched in 2005 and later in 2008 it became the project of Apache. It was written in Erlang Programming language. It has the flexibility to support multiple operating system making it a suitable choice for cross-platforms. It uses the JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) to make the storage of data. As opposed to relational databases it uses the JavaScript as query language which makes use of MapReduce. And finally for the API (Application Programming Interface) it uses HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol)....   [tags: Database, SQL, ACID, Data management]

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General Operating Funds For A Low Income Area

- ... For example, persons committing crimes, mistreating others, lacking the education on how to care for themselves and others, and being unemployed all effect how an animal is treated. Mistreatment of others and committing crimes significantly affects the animals in our area. There are many cases of animal abuse and neglect that we receive from the local courts. Some of these animals are used in criminal operations, such as fighting the dogs for money, and others are so severely abused and neglected that the courts have intervened....   [tags: Poverty, Poverty in the United States]

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Captain Robert Semrau: A Question of Ethics

- On October 19, 2008, Captain Robert Semrau of the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment shot and killed an unarmed, gravely wounded Taliban insurgent in Helmand province, Afghanistan. At the time of the shooting Capt. Semrau was employed as commander of Operational Mentor Liaison Team call sign 72A composed of four soldiers divided into two firing teams. The team had been conducting a clearing operation in conjunction with the Afgan National Army whom the team had been mentoring when the forward faction of the company came upon an enemy position....   [tags: Current Events, Scandal, War]

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Cultural Norms and the Effects on America

- Cultural norms play a function in the way individuals view the world. Although, some individual’s experience social dilemmas between their heritage and being American. As United States citizens, individuals should go beyond ethnicity and see everybody as an American. America was established by immigrants from all over the world, which turned the nation into a collage made of a number of diverse cultures. With these different cultures come the laws and religions that govern their behavior. In, Mind Reading an Anthology for Writers by Gary Colombo presents a number of remarkable essays on cultural customs....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Quindlen, Hall, Barnlund]

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A Journey Of Woman Hood A Story

- ... I was wearing a traditional outfit moccosines with my toe and a camp dress that showed I was a apache girl. I went to go make wood after because I had to cook for myself and keep me warm during the night. As the sun was coming down I knewi had to pray for my home because I needed to be safe. The next day I woke before the sun and ran toward the east to the highest peak praying to the sun asking for protection and guiding me into the right path. I came running back all the time because I needed to always know I was to be back home safely....   [tags: Earth, Sun, Sky, United Kingdom]

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Analysis of Classic Hollywood Cinema: Stagecoach

- The characteristics, features and conventions of Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939) allow this film to fit directly under the title of Classical Hollywood cinema. The film uses a few main characters that the audience members get to know well and create their own feelings for. In Stagecoach, there are nine main characters that the audience gets to know well, Dallas, Ringo Kid, Buck, Hatfield, Doc Boone, Lucy Mallory, Curley, Gatewood and the lieutenant. These characters are consistent throughout the story and the audience members begin to understand them as the story develops....   [tags: Film, Movie]

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Web Server ad Internet Market

- Web servers are important in today’s internet market, they implement the Hyper Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and it can be run by any computer. It could be used in a local network as well on a wide diversity web site around the globe, enabling user to read information from various resources. A web server enables users to move from one site to another by links call Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). This hyperlinks are the responsible of setting fonts, emending related files (e.g. graphics), and setting fonts in web pages....   [tags: Hyper Transfer Protocol, HTTP, Internet]

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Initial Report on Pringo

- This report summarizes the status of the Pringo assessment after a one-day session with Pringo. The Pringo system is built on a LAMP configuration (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP). This combination of technologies is familiar to open-source developers and represents one (perhaps the most common) way to build web sites and web services. However, just because it is common, doesn’t make it the best (or worst). In contrast, the Passenger platform is built on essentially the polar opposite of LAMP, being Java based and built on Java-related technologies....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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The Comanche Helicopter Program

- In 1983 the United States began a program to upgrade the aging fleet of U.S. Army helicopters. What was initially known as the Light Helicopter Experimental (LHX), in April 1991 the LHX program would become the Reconnaissance Attack Helicopter (RAH-66). The program was initially designed to replace all light helicopters in the Army fleet, however, this was reduced to a more attainable goal of replacing the AH-1, OH-58, and OH-6 helicopters. This program greatly enhanced the capabilities of the commander on the battlefield of the future.1 The helicopter of the future would far outclass any helicopter on the planet; boasting capabilities like fly by wire controls, stealth, greater maneuverab...   [tags: The Armed Forces]

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The History of Kansas

- The state of Kansas was tossed back and forth between the French, British, Spanish and Americans. France surrendered its North American possessions at the end of the French and Indian War, also known as the Seven Year War. New Orleans and the Louisiana Territory west of the Mississippi were in Spain’s possession in 1762. French territories east of the Mississippi, including Canada, were ceded to Britain. Napoleon, who took power in 1799, aimed to gain control back over North American territory. As part of the Treaty of San Ildefonso, on October 1802 the Spain's King Charles IV signed a decree transferring the Louisiana Territory to France....   [tags: American history, United States]

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The Arizona Constitution

- Arizona Constitution Arizona gain statehood on February 14, 1912 as the forty-eighth state in the union. There were several events that led Arizona to statehood. President William Taft vetoed the first document for Arizona to become a state because he did not believe that citizens should use recall to remove judges from office (SU, 2008). This essay will give a detail timeline of the events leading up to Arizona becoming a state and the adoption of the Arizona Constitution. Also, included in this essay is a brief history of the events that influence Arizona Declaration of Rights....   [tags: State History]

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- Cochise was born in the Southeastern most part of Arizona around the year 1810. His descendant line is vaguely known except that he was a descendant of a long line of Apache Chiefs. His father raised him to follow in his footsteps. Even though the Apache leaders didn't inherit their positions, Cochise had an advantage because he was the son of a chief. He was a member of the elite which was a large contributor to his becoming Chief. The Apaches believed that at every stage of life, they were to throw a ceremony or ritual marking it....   [tags: Coshise Biography Diplomat History]

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Portrayal of Latinos in Film

- From the late 1800's to the 1960's, Puerto Ricans began to rise to recognition as a dominating influence, creating chaos in American society. This comment is based on the immigration of Puerto Ricans to America, and the problems it caused. Most of it began in the 1980's, when a great influx of Puerto Ricans flooded urban American cities in large numbers, creating chaos in the White House. This immigration happened to coincide with the downfall of inner cities as well as the youth, who began to show delinquent behavior paralleled by the decline in the inner city's stable structure....   [tags: Movies Films Latino spanish Essays]

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- Geronimo There is so much about Geronimo that is appealing as a story. Geronimo the Man was a brilliant personal leader; strong and proud, and immensely spiritual--a hero in the real sense. As Geronimo's exploits became daily fare in the newspapers, the American government's Indian policy became the popular subject of political debate in that time period that extended even to the President. Raids, counterraids, traps and ambushes, Geronimo proved himself a master tactician and more....   [tags: Papers]

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Latino Gangs in Movies

- Latino Gangs in Movies American filmmakers of the late twentieth century portrayed Latinos as merciless pursuers of the "American Dream". The Latino immigrants were characterized as "Urban Bandidos", seeking the path to ultimate wealth and power in a society dominated by Anglo authority. West Side Story, Fort Apache, and Scarface each portrayed the Latino character differently, but commonly depicted the "Urban Bandido" as a man in search of money and power in America. Not only do these immigrants fight for the warped American dream, but they often fight without fear, willing to risk almost anything to reach the top....   [tags: Movies Films Gangs Violence Essays]

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What´s Hadoop Cluster?

- A Hadoop cluster consists a single master node and multiple worker nodes. The master node includes a JobTracker, TaskTracker, NameNode and DataNode. A slave or node acts as both DataNode and TaskTracker, though it could have data-only slave nodes and compute-only slave nodes.Hadoop requires JRE 1.6 (Java Runtime Environment)or higher. The standard shutdown scripts and start-up require Secure Shell to set up among nodes in the cluster. In a larger cluster,an extra NameNode called secondary NameNode is configured to avoid single point of failure .HDFS is managed with dedicated NameNode to host the file system index, and secondary NameNode can generate snapshots of namenode's memo...   [tags: nodes, file systems, data]

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The Pueblo Revolt of 1680

- The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 All through the history of the world there have been superior civilizations that have taken over other groups and have forced them in to situations that would seem unimaginable to the most people today. The same situation once happened to the native people that live in what today is considered the south west of the United States. In 1550 Francisco Vásquez de Coronado led a Spanish conquest in the Rio Grande valley the area that a number of pueblo people made this area there home and sacred lands....   [tags: Papers]

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The City of Cleveland’s Public Website: Seeking a Sole Source Renewal of Hosting Contract With CampusEAI

- The City of Cleveland’s public website ( and has been hosted by CampusEAI since January 2008. We are seeking a sole source renewal of the hosting contract with CampusEAI because it would be prohibitively expensive in money, time and effort to convert the website to another vendor and hosting system. CampusEAI is a Cleveland-based, global, not-for-profit information tech¬nology services and consulting provider focused on helping institutions im¬ple¬ment timely enterprise e-business solutions cost-effectively....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Web-Based UMS for the City of Windsor, Ontario

- Using the system design discussed in section 4, two major demands of this web-based UMS for the City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada are satisfied. One is to publish urban data in City of Windsor via the internet to make the public to access them as the classic web-based UMS does. The other one is to enable authorized users, e.g. administrators, to access more advanced operations, such as to manage GIS data via the internet without installation of any other GIS software. In this web-based UMS, PostgreSQL and GeoServer are used to construct vector data web service provider, SQL Server 2008, ArcSDE and GeoServer are used to construct aerial photo web service provider, and Apache Tomcat is employed...   [tags: Information Technology]

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Studying Computer Science in University

- The challenging, problem-solving and logical aspects of computer sciences are some of the many reasons why I want to study this at university. I have always had the ambition to do something related to IT even from as young as eight years old. Computer Science is the only degree that matches my interests, whether it be programming, Operating Systems, A.I, software engineering or database systems and many more. I have the desire to learn more and improve my knowledge, learning new things in IT is passion of mine; I would do anything to increase my knowledge of IT, as the industry continues to develop....   [tags: programming, systems, software, knowledge]

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Advantages of Free Software

- Private software does not benefit the humanity and the informatics. On the contrary, it induces to have more insecure, expensive, and inaccessible systems applications. Stallman conceives a movement about the defense of the free software and it is an interesting topic to discuss and it has been converted in a stimulus for all computers users and developers to create free software that can be modified, and distributed freely. Free software brings a lot of benefits to the informatics and users in general....   [tags: Businesses, Education, Adaptability]

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Review of the Article “How the West was Lost”

- In the article review “ How the West was Lost” the author, William T. Hagan explains that in a brief thirty-eight year period between 1848 and 1886, the Indians of the Western United States lost their fight with the United States to keep their lands. While nothing in the article tells us who Hagan is, or when the article was written, his central theme of the article is to inform us of how the Indians lost their lands to the white settlers. I found three main ideas in the article that I feel that Hagan was trying to get across to us....   [tags: native americans, american history]

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John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing

- ... This was a jump of four ranks and he was selected ahead of over 800 other senior officers, making this promotion very controversial. The primary rumor was that he was promoted only because he had married the wife of a Senator, to which President Roosevelt appropriately responded, “To promote a man because he married a Senator's daughter would be an infamy; to refuse him promotion for the same reason would be an equal infamy” (6). Roosevelt had long been impressed by Pershing and had spoken of the promotion three years earlier....   [tags: General of the Armies WWI]

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Basket Weaving: Old Tradition to New Art Form

- Basket Weaving: Old Tradition to New Art Form Basket weaving is a form of artwork that is common among the Native Americans in the Southwestern United States. At the same time, it may possibly be the oldest textile art known to mankind. Therefore, the baskets we see today are a development of an art handed down through the generations. Throughout time, one thing has remained constant: women have traditionally been the basket weavers in Native American tribes. Women basket weavers, therefore, have developed their skill over the thousands of years from making useful household products during prehistoric times, to the present, where their work is sold on a commercial market to Native Am...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Critical Analysis of Jeremy Clarkson’s work

- Critical Analysis of Jeremy Clarkson’s work The two pieces of journalism chosen for this analysis are Jeremy Clarkson’s report on a short visit to Iraq 18 months on from the supposed end of the war there in 2003, and John Pilger’s article concerning his arrival in, and initial experience of, Saigon during the Vietnam war in 1966. These two reports, and reporters, make a handy comparison. Although Jeremy Clarkson is viewed principally as motoring journalist he has the ability to adapt his journalistic skills to a range of subjects, some far removed from cars....   [tags: Papers]

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Business Utilization Of Open Source Software

- Open Source 2 Business Utilization of Open Source Software Open source software is used in many businesses and is used in more ways then people realize. The idea behind open source is the development of high quality, reliable and low-cost software. Some of the organizations using open source software include Travelocity, Wikipedia, and the US Postal Service. Some the widely used applications include Apache web service, Vyatta, 7zip and Open Office. Open system vs. closed system. Closed systems such as Microsoft products are the property of the company who developed and is protected under patents or copyright laws....   [tags: Business Technology]

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The Advantages Of Open Source Software

- The Advantages of Open Source Software "Open Source Software is primarily defined as software which is freely redistributable and includes the source code" (Varner, 1999). Open-source software may be seen as the opposite of proprietary software in which the end product is binary only. The idea of open source is not a new one. "The progress of science over half a millennium has been founded upon the notion of "open source"--a model in which the brightest minds contribute their work to the community for the betterment of humankind....   [tags: Technology]

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Open Source vs Traditional Development

- Open Source vs Traditional Development In the world of technology today there is room for everyone at every level of expertise. From our identified Gurus, to the just bought their first computer newbie. Home computers are sometimes almost to easy to use. The old saying "just enough rope to hang yourself" comes to mind. Settings that modify the very way the system looks, and runs can be changed with the simple click of the mouse. This power, which has been given to every level of user, is not from training, but from improvements and advancements in the system, and application software on the computer....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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