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America’s Failure To Ensure Equality For All Citizens

- United States has gone through many changes to get to where there are today. Starting from the time of slavery, African-American went through many hardships as well as the poor. The poor had it better than the African-American but their condition was no better either. Women were considered lower class, therefore, they had no rights their place was at home where they were expected to bear children, take care of them, as well as, the house and their husband. In this essay, the focus is going to be about the dialogue surrounding America’s failure to ensure freedom or equality to all its citizens, focusing on African-Americans, women, and the poor....   [tags: discrimination essay]

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Why do We Set kids up For Failure?

- Every teenager knows that feeling. The feeling of waking up so early in the morning it’s still dark out. The feeling of dragging oneself out of bed, putting on a smile, and getting ready for school. Sitting in a classroom filled with kids he/she doesn’t like listening to a teacher on a subject that has nothing to do with the student’s goals in life. There’s no wonder why so many kids in the United States dislike school. Who wants to go to a place where your peers constantly judge you. Where teachers give you numbers that are suppose to represent your level of knowledge, but really represent your ability to regurgitate information....   [tags: stress, school system, teen depression]

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Computer Failure Caused by Inexperienced Operative in India

- Introduction This is about computer failure of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) that happens in India. It is said that it happens because of “inexperienced operative” by Indian staff was accidentally wiped information when doing software upgrade. It is also a blame that the problem occurs because of outsourcing. But, it has been opposed by Stephen Hester, the chief executive of RBS because there was no evidence that outsourcing had caused the problem. However, it is already happen and the company needs to responsible to what had happen....   [tags: indian staff, blame, outsourcing, security]

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The Success and Failure of the New Deal

- ... Those two things supported historian Barton J. Bernstein who acknowledged the goals of the New Deal however thought it did not ever pull through. He said that it “failed to raise the impoverished, it failed to redistribute income [and] it failed to extend equality.” But unlike the AAA and the opinion of Bernstein, there were beneficial programs like the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Works Progress Administration (WPA) which provided the unemployed with conservational projects (jobs) to participate in and the Home Owners Loan Corporation who and direct relief to supply the needy with food, shelter, and clothes which saved millions from foreclosure and starvation....   [tags: great depression, economy, unemployment]

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The Treaty of Versailles: A Complete Failure

- In December of 1918, The Allies of Europe met in Versailles to Sign possibly one of the most changing documents in history. The document they signed nearly turned Europe upside down, broke down and put up many new social barriers, and definitely made history. The Document that the allied forces all gathered to sign was known as the Treaty of Versailles. Initially, the treaty intended to keep peace between the nations, however, forcing Germany to sign the treaty ended up as one of the worst decisions anybody could have made....   [tags: World War I]

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The Success and Failure of the Prohibition

- “What America needs now is a drink,” declared President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the end of the Prohibition. The Prohibition was the legal prohibiting of the manufacture and sale of alcohol. This occurred in the United States in the early twentieth century. The Prohibition began with the Temperance movement and capitalized with the Eighteenth Amendment. The Prohibition came with unintended effects such as the Age of Gangsterism, loopholes around the law, and negative impacts on the economy. The Prohibition came to an end during the Great Depression with the election Franklin D....   [tags: temperance movement,liquor,18th amendment]

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Failure In Ethan Frome

- The main theme of the book Ethan Frome is failure. It is shown in three ways throughout the story: Ethan's marriage, him not being able to stand up to Zeena, and his involvement in the "smash up". Ethan marries Zeena so he won't be alone after his mother dies. She seemed like a very cheerful, vivacious person while his mother was sick. After their marriage all this changed. She became a very nagging, sick wife. Because of Zeena's "complications" they had to hire someone to help around the house....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Blast at Centralia No. 5: A Mine Disaster No One Stopped

- a. Topic Statement The case study The Blast in Centralia no. 5: A mine Disaster No One Stopped is a useful lens through which to identify potential pitfalls for national security organizations. The most powerful lessons that ought to be learned by the case study are twofold. First, political interference in the work of governmental organizations can lead to dysfunction and mission failure. Second, the failure to conduct independent oversight over a governmental organization—especially when its performance has been openly questioned—permits that dysfunction to continue unabated....   [tags: political intervention, mission failure]

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Economics of Market Failure

- Market failure has become an increasingly important topic for students. In simple terms, market failure occurs when markets do not bring about economic efficiency. There is a clear economic case for government intervention in markets where some form of market failure is taking place. Government can justify this by saying that intervention is in the public interest. Government intervention occurs when markets are not working optimally i.e. there is a Pareto sub-optimal allocation of resources in a market/industry....   [tags: Government Intervention]

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Struggles with Self-Concept in Zero by Paul Logan, Living in two worlds” by Marcus Mabry, and “The Jacket” by Gary Soto

- In unit one of Interactions, the authors Ann Moseley and Jeanette Harris showed a number of readings about the idea of the self. The self-concept is an important matter because people change with age constantly and their thoughts change as well. There are many factors that can affect any individual’s thought of self-concept such as growing up, life experiences, friends and family, and meeting new people. Moreover, a number of readings in unit one by different authors showing their experiences and struggles with self-concept such as ethnicities, economy status, and self-esteem issue....   [tags: failure, poverty, confidence]

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The Leadership Style Practiced by Enron Corporation

- Executive Summary This discussion based to support the organization vision in given situation and make successful leadership style and strategic management that can bring successful organization. This article based on the case study of Enron the Giant failure in 2001. Moreover, this article analyze about unethical leadership and management practiced in Enron Corporation. Enron Corporation the United States massive failure organization in 2001. The employees of Enron carried for an unethical practiced by top leaders of Enron Corporation....   [tags: unethical, management, failure]

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BP´s Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill of 2010

- ... In his normal accident theory, Perrow considers the combination of interactive complexity and tight coupling as measures of a system’s potential to create a disaster. Accidents that result from the confluence of these two attributes are considered “normal accident” as they are inevitable, given the level of complexity and tight coupling inherent in the system (Perrow, 1999). A high level of interconnectedness between system components, reliance on indirect information sources, an unpredictable environment, or incomprehensibility of a system to its operators indicates complexity within a system (Perrow, 1999)....   [tags: system, failure, answers, accident]

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Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe

- Fear is like religion which can poison thoughts and bias views before overwhelming and ultimately taking over one’s innocence and morals. In Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo’s reprehensible actions are caused by his fogged view of right and wrong since his life is dominated by a lifelong fear of failure. Okonkwo’s profound fear of failure originated from his failures of his father Unoka, and Okonkwo’s life purpose is to be the opposite of Unoka and to achieve high titles. If Okonkwo’s Ibo culture prospers then the title hierarchy will remain and Okonkwo can eventually earn his respected place in his community....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Fear of Failure]

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Outsourcing IT Services Causes Organizational Risks

- ... Lastly, the assessment processes the threats and risks to which it is not a way to end. It is an ongoing process which once started should be regularly reviewed to ensure that the Protection mechanisms in place at this time still meet desired objectives. In adequate evaluation should address the Security needs of the Organization Terms of integrity, availability and confidentiality. Assessment of threats and risks that need to be part of the overall life cycle infrastructure. Organizations that perform analysis of threats and risks leaving themselves open for situations that may interfere with, damage or destroy their ability to do business....   [tags: failure, risk, protection, threat]

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Discussing the Issue of Smoking in Cars

- This article discusses the amassed issue of smoking in cars in the presence of children and the response of the government to this problem. It dwells into the effects on government policies due to this drawback in England. The article relates to the topic of market failure. Market failure in a free market is defined as a condition where the allocation of goods is inefficiently done, resulting in an over allocation or under allocation of its resources. Market failures occur due to the presence of externalities....   [tags: market failure, government policies]

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Farming and Immigration at the Turn of the Century

- ... It was no different for the new farmers who suffered from lack of enough capital to finance farm making costs. It was inevitable that those with little capital would require a longer working period in excess of years, just so as to break even. And even so, Owen provides that aside from high implementation costs, land owners often exerted unseen hidden charges that equally harmed the progress of the new farmers. Aside from the acquisition of initial land for cultivation, new farmers faced another challenge equally aggressive; farm expansion....   [tags: Failure, American Dream, Strategy]

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Hamlet: Tragedy of Failure

- Hamlet: Tragedy of Failure         William Shakespeare's, Hamlet is a tragedy of failure, the failure of a man placed in circumstances and faced to deal with them successfully. Shakespeare uses different techniques to develop the characters in Hamlet. Throughout the play dramatic irony is used by allowing the audience to view the true actions of the characters before the characters disclose them. Shakespeare toys with the idea of appearances versus reality in the play, among these are Claudius, the play within the play, and Rosencrantz and Guildernstern....   [tags: Shakespeare Hamlet Essays]

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Personal Statement: Seeking Admission to Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

- ... I often wondered how difficult it must be for someone to combine art and science, the only two factors that can make us both find and lose ourselves at the same time. This man with feverishly inventive imagination was the inspiration for my desire to pursue a career in engineering, a perfect blend of art and science. Albeit I embarked on this path in 2008, I was unaware of the ardor I had for electronics engineering until the incident that completely changed my life took place. In the freshman year, I was asked by the department head to build a simple buzzer system in three days for the upcoming quiz....   [tags: failure, inventions, experience]

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Identifying the Common Causes of Software Defects

- ... Defect Detection Drawing from the above definitions key elements are evident to be the cause or origin of software defects, these include human proneness to error, architecture failure and product failure. Reflecting these elements onto the conventional software development life cycle (SDLC) it is then possible to identify or detect defects by critically assessing where these elements are most prevalent. This then bring us back to a key facet of software quality assurance discussed earlier, defect detection....   [tags: error, architecture failure, sampling]

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Personal Success in Homer´s The Odessey

- Many man have the desire to achieve personal success in the things they desire to do. As this is the case, many of them deem to obtain failure instead of success. Therefore there is something more than just desire that makes a man successful in his personal journey, which is the capability to belief in himself to succeed in the things that he desires to do with his life. Man throughout history have seen this quality as a quality of importance and tho is shows literature. Homer story about “ The Odyssey” is a prime example as how mans self belief can even be more powerful than the curse of a God....   [tags: belief, struggle, journey, failure]

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Chasing the American Dream in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Revolutionary Road

- Though many try to chase after their American Dream, many people long for more and come up short. The American Dream can be defined as “The belief that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what class they were born into, can attain their own version of success in a society where upward mobility is possible for everyone. The American dream is achieved through sacrifice, risk-taking and hard work, not by chance”. Basically this means that if you work towards your goals and put in the effort, then success can be achieved....   [tags: failure, happiness, lsd]

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Perceptions of Financial Students on Factors To Consider in Starting Business

- Human beings are continuously engaged in some activity or other to satisfy their unlimited wants. It is an economic activity, which is related with continuous and regular production, and distribution of goods and services for satisfying human wants. Starting a business is the dream of many individuals. In setting up a business takes imagination, research, analytical skills time and money without this resources, one cannot fully support his chosen things in mind before even pursuing a project like starting a business....   [tags: business failure, starting a business]

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Kidney Failure and Ultramarathoning

- Kidney Failure and Ultramarathoning Four days after winning the Seagate 100 km Ultramarathon in Toledo, Ohio, I was hospitalized for 11 days with Acute Kidney Failure, a direct consequence of the race, possibly exacerbated by the 2400 mg of ibuprofen that I took during the race. In this article, I will describe my race and my hospitalization, discuss similar experiences of two runners after the 1994 Western States (WS) 100 Mile Endurance Run, and tell what I have learned that might be of general interest....   [tags: Personal Narrative Medical Papers]

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Failure and Success in Leadership

- Introduction Strong organizations require strong leadership in the competitive world of business. However, when leadership and organizations clash the culture and climate suffer along with its potential for profits. For some leaders, the opportunity to recapture and recoup becomes too little too late, potentially leading to unethical behavior among leadership, loss of morale within the organization and stagnation in growth and opportunities for the organization. Consequently, when organizations exam their styles of leadership and their influences on the culture and climate they initiate the first steps for synthesizing and analyzing the needs of the organization....   [tags: transformational leadership, culture, climate]

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Afghanistan Under the Rule of the Musahiban Family

- ... This tunnel is vital for the economic growth of Afghanistan. Another important success in the history of Afghanistan was the emergence of an intellectual class and their efforts for political reforms. The university student become active politically and demonstrated in the streets. For mobilizing rural area a lot of energy needed. The university students were living in mass and had shared common identity. In the past the politics were played by the royal family and now we have intelligentsia and Islamic scholars claim in politics....   [tags: economy, education, success, failure]

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History is the Bridge that Connects the Past with the Present and Future

- What is history. History is the analysis and interpretation of the past. History allows us to study both continuity and change over time. It helps to explain how we have changed throughout time. Part of history is using pieces of evidence to interpret and revisit the past. Examples of evidence include written documents, photographs, buildings, paintings, and artifacts. Is history important. When looking at what the definition of history entails, it is clear to see history is in fact, important. History is the bridge that connects the past with the present....   [tags: success, failure, blueprint]

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Robotics: The Visual Simulation Displays

- The visual simulation displays: • A specific agents traversability or visibility map upon request • A background image unique to that scenario • Agents moving around the workspace area • Current agent’s actions IV. METHODS The simulation’s primary goal is to confirm the author’s claim that implementing the method outlined in Failure An- ticipation in Pursuit-Evasion will provide the ability to get assistance to the primary pursuer within the visibility criteria. This claim is tested using all three scenarios mentioned above....   [tags: implementation,evasion, failure]

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Wag the Dog Theory: Domestic Scandal and Foreign Policy

- Wag The Dog Theory: Domestic Scandal And Foreign Policy [Author] [Institution] Wag The Dog Theory Of Domestic Scandal And Foreign Policy The “Wag the dog” theory of domestic scandal and foreign policy is advanced by some pundits through which, the US presidents committed the United States to overseas conflicts in order to divert public attention from national unrest or outcry does not necessarily apply to all US presidents. Some of the US presidents have indulged in foreign affairs, foreign tours, summits with foreign leaders, foreign conflicts or certain bold or rash decisions when faced with problems of economic or political nature on the domestic front....   [tags: president, personal failure]

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Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

- Failure in a successful society Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely. (Henry Ford). This quote directly relates to Death of a salesman written by Arthur miller. In the play Willy Constantly fails in everything in his life, However he doesn’t take the opportunity to begin again more wisely. The author has used symbols which are intertwined to accentuate the central meaning of the play. In the play, death of a salesman, Arthur Miller portrays the central theme, which is failure of Willy in a successful society by using meaningful symbols such as, Wire recorder, seeds, and the diamonds....   [tags: failure in a successul society]

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American Failure in Vietnam

- American Failure in Vietnam Originally, America opted to provide South Vietnam with arms and funding rather than taking combat action. During March 1965, President Lyndon Johnston took the decision to involve American in full-scale combat. During a time when social injustice was resulting in mass protest and demonstrations, the decision to take action in Vietnam raised more concerns with civil rights activists....   [tags: Papers]

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Shelley's Dr. Frankenstein: The Romantic Hero

- Shelley’s writing was heavily influenced by the artistic movement that emerged in the 19th century in England. One of her most popular novels, Frankenstein, features one of the key aspects of romanticism: the romantic hero. In the excerpt from this novel in Fiero’s The Humanistic Tradition Dr. Frankenstein is shown to possess the qualities of said hero. The plot of Shelly’s Frankenstein highlights the unmanageable quest of Dr. Frankenstein’s attempt to overcome the decaying effect of death. His aspirations and ultimate “failure” are what brand his character the romantic hero of the novel....   [tags: death, failure, dream]

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The Two Thousand Year War in Vietnam

- Many Americans fought and died in Vietnam in a war hardly anyone understood and many protested. In this book, the roots of the war are explored up to thousands of years before America joined the battle. It is necessary to look at these roots to gain insight on what happened later on during the war. Two thousand years ago, to be exact, China invaded Vietnam for the first time. For centuries the Chinese and the Vietnamese fought over control of the land. During the short periods of freedom from the Chinese, the Vietnamese often fought among themselves to see who would be able to rule that section of Indochina....   [tags: conflict, land, failure]

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Euro Disney the Failure

- Walt Disney is the world leader in family entertainment and one of the most valuable brands in the world. Recently, Walt Disney has decided to open up a Disney Theme Park in Hong Kong China, which will be the first theme park in China. Since the opening of Euro Disney, the Walt Disney Company has learned to take into consideration important determinants so that their investment will not be a huge financial loss. Unfortunately, Since Disney did not research as much as they should of when deciding to open Euro Disney, this lead to one of the biggest failures for the Disney Company and is today used as an example of international marketing failures....   [tags: International Marketing Europe Theme Park]

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How Of Mice and Men and The Great Gatsby Reflect the American Nightmare

- The phrase the American dream is contradictory to it’s meaning. The American dream was for most people just that, a dream. However, these very people had their hopes dashed and were forever lost. One could argue that a much more fitting and appropriate name for the American dream might as well be the American nightmare. In the 1920’s and early 30’s, the American dream was a beacon of hope as well as prosperity for anyone unfortunate enough to fall under it’s alluring curse, with an exception of a handful of people....   [tags: wealth, dream, failure]

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Coronary Heart Disease in Older Adults Living in Residential Care Facilities

- Encompassing coronary heart disease, myocardial infarctions, and heart failure, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for approximately 1 in every 4 deaths1,2. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is caused by atherosclerosis which occurs when the build-up of cholesterol in the arterial wall limits the travel of oxygen-rich blood in the body3. This can lead to serious problems, including heart attack, stroke, or death. CHD is a chronic and potentially fatal condition....   [tags: medicaid, demographics, heart failure]

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Glass Bottle and Jars are Made of Different Raw Materials

- ... Raw materials used in the glass container manufacturing are given the table below : Component Chemical Formula Percentage Silicon Oxide SiO2 71-73 Sodium Oxide Na2O 12-14 Calcium Oxide CaO 9-12 Magnesium Oxide MgO 0.2-3.5 Aluminium Oxide Al2O3 1-3 Potassium Oxide K2O 0.3-1.5 Sulphur trioxide SO3 .05-0.3 Colour modifiers etc. See Table 3.2 Traces Table 3.1 Raw materials used in glass container manufacturing[Source: Reference document on best available techniques in glass manufacturing industry December 2001, IPPC] * SiO2 is the most important raw material for glass container production....   [tags: impact on environment, failure]

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The Role of Government Intervention in Developing Nations Economy

- All nations can get the benefits of free trade by being specialized in producing goods they have a comparative advantage and then trade them with goods produced by other nations. This is evidenced by comparative advantage theory. Trade depends on many factors, country's history, institution, size and geographical position and many more. Also the countries put trade barriers for the exchange of their goods and services with other nations in order to protect their own company from foreign competition, or to protect consumers from undesirable products, or sometimes it may be inadvertent....   [tags: free trade, market failure]

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america sucess or failure

- america sucess or failure America-success or failure is a broad topic. This question can be looked at differently from the multi-cultural races that make up America. The most likely theory is America is a success, but with continual change and improvement, she can become more. To prove this theory we will discuss essential events, from past to present that will champion this theory. The period we will cover is from the 1950’s to present day. The political mood, social changes, and domestic situations brought forth many changes in American history....   [tags: essays papers]

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Prohibition and Its Failure

- Prohibition and Its Failure 1aBoth source's A and B agree with one another. In source A - 'the bad influences of saloons' resulted in a crime boom. The respect for the law was diminished and It changed customers and habits. The 'wartime for preserving grain for food' was an issue that was used in favour of prohibition, it meant that instead of wasting money on alcohol, it should be saved for the war. The 'Anti German' feeling was very strong, this was because 'men was in the arm forces'....   [tags: Papers]

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Prohibition and Its Failure

- Prohibition and Its Failure Both sources are fairly similar due to the overall fact that they supported and agreed with the 18th amendment - passed in January 1919. Once the amendment came into effect in 1920, the making, selling and transporting of alcohol were banned (one must note that the actual drinking of alcohol wasn't). Backed by the volsted act, the 18th amendment also stated that 'liquor' was any drink which contained 0.5% alcohol or more. There were two main groups that supported the act, the Women's Christian Temperance Union - led by Carry.A.Nation - and the Anti-Saloon League - led by Wayne Wheeler....   [tags: Papers]

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The Articles of Confederation and the US Constitution

- After the Revolutionary War, the newly formed United States still had a major task ahead of them. They had to form a new government that would satisfy the demands of the people and ensure the success of their nation. The Articles of Confederation was the first system of government that was proposed and put into effect. This attempt at creating a system that protected the people form a strong central government ultimately failed but was an important step in the development of the current government system....   [tags: revolutionary war, failure of the articles]

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The General Symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus

- A person suffer from diabetes mellitus has high blood sugar if left untreated. Explain diabetes, blindness and kidney failure Diabetes Definition and diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus. Nowadays many people, especially in the developed nations though not solely, suffer from diabetes. American Diabetes Association (2014) had studied that diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders and which reveal themselves by causing problems in insulin action/-secretion or both and results in dysfunction and eventually failure of many organs....   [tags: blurry vision, kidney failure]

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Companies International Alliance: International Joint Venture

- Introduction In the past two decades, international alliances have become a central part of companies’ competitive and growth strategies (Kale and Singh, 2009). However, alliance termination rates are reportedly over 50% (Lunnan and Haugland, 2008). This paper aims to critically examine the reasoning behind the low success rates of International Joint Ventures (IJVs). Definition Glaister, Husan and Buckley (2004, p.1) define the IJV as “two or more legally distinct organisations (the parents), each of which invests in the venture (the child) and actively participates in the decision-making activities of the jointly owned entity”....   [tags: strategies, termination, failure]

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Stem Cells in The Treatment of Infertility

- Stem cells in the treatment of infertility Premature ovarian failure (POF) occurs in women under the age of 40 y with primary or secondary hypergonadotropic amenorrhea and accompanied by estrogen deficiency in 75% of cases. None of the women with primary amenorrhea have been reported to ovulate or conceive with their own oocytes, but more than a third of the women were pregnant atleast once before developing hypergonadotropic POF. It is speculated that lack of follicular renewal may be caused by age-associated exhaustion of specific memory cells in the lymphoid system and bone marrow that are necessary to generate effector cells migrating to ovaries and stimulating transformation of OSE cell...   [tags: ovarian failure, hypergonadotropic]

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The Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Power Station in Russia

- Introduction: Sayano – Shushenskaya Hydroelectric power station is located on the Yenisei River, near Saynogorsk in Khakassia. It was the largest hydroelectric power station in Russia and the sixth- largest hydroelectric power station in the world before. Construction started in 1968 taking 10 years for it to be built and opening in 1978. The plant was designed by the Leningrad. After the fall of the Soviet Union the Station was privatized with RAO UES becoming the main shareholder. RusHydro operated the plant, controlling the output of 10 turbines which each had the capacity of 640MW....   [tags: khakassia, mechanical failure]

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The Weimar Republic's Failure

- The Weimar Republic's Failure On the 9th of November 1918, the new democratic German Republic was initiated in order for the Allies to agree to an armistice of the First World War. It is argued by many historians that the years of the first German democratic regime were numbered from the outset due to the many limitations that worked against the Weimar Government and the various obstacles in the form of political hostility from both the left and right wing idealists and the inherited socio-economic problems....   [tags: Papers]

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Procrastination: Gateway To Failure

- Procrastination: Gateway to Failure Procrastination in writing is very common and can result in a substantial loss of pretentiously valuable time. There are many reasons that explain why people procrastinate but these reasons are not always the same from one individual to another. A wide variety of psychological aspects result in procrastination, one of which is anxiety. Everyone exercises procrastination at one point or another in their life, however, most people do not know the cause of this action, or lackthereof....   [tags: Procrastination Work Ethic ]

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The Failed Invaion of Cuba

- Cuba The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of negligence, overconfidence, as well as lack of security. The responsibility for the failure of the operation falls straightforwardly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency and a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion reasoned an increase in tension between the two great superpowers and paradoxically 34 years later than the event, the person that the invasion intended to overthrow, Fidel Castro, is still in power....   [tags: invasion, failure, power]

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The No Winners, No Losers Generation

- “Tro-phy; noun: A cup or other decorative object awarded as a prize for a victory or success” (Oxford Dictionary). Not too long ago, some well-meaning person or persons made a decision that would greatly impact today’s generation of kids. They decided that we needed to give all children a trophy for only simply participating. There became an unwritten rule that it was "wrong" to celebrate winning, because it would hurt the losers' feelings. Now days a team who goes undefeated in a youth sport will receive a trophy, but so will all the children who came in last place and did not win a single game....   [tags: self-esteem, trophies, failure]

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The Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl

- ... This was an attempt to save his political career while keeping the public at ease. Around the same time, the United States government used the Environmental Radiation Ambient Monitoring System to detect the level of radiation on ground level. Within weeks, close to 600,000 workers were called in to help clean up the contamination and remove the people from the affected areas. Over 100,000 people were evacuated 18 miles from the Chernobyl plant. As many as 400 workers were called into take handle the serious problems such as encasing Chernobyl in concrete and providing medical assistance to the sick....   [tags: radioactive spill, equipment failure]

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The Next Generation at Risk

- Technology has been around for several years and is still advancing today. First introduced during the 1800's Industrial Revolution, where people began working in factories and cities. Now people in the 21st century are experiencing a new revolution where technology has practically taken over. However, one place where technology is missing, is in schools. The problem is that educators do not have enough resources to integrate technology in every classroom. Then, there are policymakers, placing education at the bottom of their priorities....   [tags: technology, education, policymakers, failure]

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The First Battle of Fallujah

- Operation Vigilant Resolve is considered to be one of the largest blunders of the United States military during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Politics, negative press coverage, lack of operational planning, and the sheer number of the enemy in an urban environment contributed immensely to the failure of this operation. There were numerous casualties among the United States and allied forces, more than most previous battles in the Iraq Theater. The battle initially started as a mission of justice against enemy insurgents for the deaths of a few American contractors....   [tags: Operation Failure, Preparation, Coverage]

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Personal Responsibility by Alex Brown

- What motivates you, is it the desire to become something better. To improve your standard of living or is it your family. Whatever the reason personal responsibility will play a major part in either your success or failure. Personal responsibility for me means, being accountable for ones actions the good, bad, and the ugly, and accepting the rewards and or consequences. In everything you do there is work involved. Question is are you doing the right work. Everything we do is work. Be it sitting on the couch when you should be looking for a job....   [tags: sucess, failure, motivation]

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Causes and Treatment of Depression

- Feeling sad is normal to an extent but once that sadness feels like it is part of life there is something wrong, it might be depression. Depression is felt for over a period of time and can make someone feel like there is no hope. Depression happens to all kinds of people and different times in their life. It happens all over the world and sometimes it goes undetected because people do want to share how they are feeling with other and they decide to keep those horrible feelings inside which may make their depression condition worsen....   [tags: sadness, failure, preocupied]

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The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

- Fukushima The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster was a catastrophic failure at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants on 11 March 2011. The nuclear power plant was located on a 3.5-square-kilometre site in the towns of Okuma and Futaba in the Futaba District of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. There were altogether 10 nuclear reactors, with 5 reactors using old designs and the rest using new designs. All the Fukushima plants, including the newer plants, were all based on General Electric(GE) designs....   [tags: reactors, cooling, failure]

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Ceasing of Kidney Function

- Prerenal is caused when a sudden blood flow to the kidney is stopped, causing kidney failure even though there is nothing wrong with the actual kidney. It can be caused by a number of diseases such as cirrhosis, pancreatitis, liver disease and severe dehydration. Intrarenal is when the actual kidney is damaged causing the kidney function to cease. It is caused by a number of reasons including-direct injury to the kidney, severe burns, severe muscle injury and heart or abdominal surgery....   [tags: prerenal and renal failure]

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Orthopaedic Device Company Depuy

- In 2010 the orthopaedic device company Depuy, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, made a move to recall its Metal on Metal (MoM) ASR and ASR XL hip replacement systems from the international market. The recall of these product was due to an excessively high failure rate (Cohen 2011). The inability to simulate in situ conditions lead to the inability to design and implement and affect mean of hip arthroplasty devices. With over 93,000 devices installed the litigation resulting from the failure of this product is on going....   [tags: failure, recall, replacement]

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Obama´s Universal Healthcare Reform

- ... Eventually, he paid more than $140,000 in taxes and penalties on the gift. Daschle had become a liability and Obama quickly accepted Daschle's resignation offer. Obama had campaigned as a political outsider but surrounded himself with insiders and watched as one of them was taken down in a political knife fight. Seven weeks into his presidency, in March of 2009, the new president gathered in one room at one time friends and potential enemies alike. Rahm Emanuel had engineered the strategy and everyone remembered how special interest groups had sabotaged the Clinton administration/plan....   [tags: plan, failure, president, bill]

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Descartes' Failure

- Descartes' Failure In his Meditations on First Philosophy, Descartes strives first and foremost to provide an infallibly justified foundation for the empirical sciences, and second to prove the existence of God. I will focus on the first and second meditations in my attempt to show that, in his skepticism of the sources of knowledge, he fails to follow the rules he has set out in the Discourse on Method. First I claim that Descartes fails to draw the distinction between pure sensation and inference, which make up what he calls sensation, and then consider the consequences of this failure to follow his method....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Essays]

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Forever Failure

- Forever Failure Everything was peaceful in my Haudenosaunee village. There were some disputes on land from time to time with other villages, but they were never as greedy as these white bearded monsters. They not only took away our homes, but also the land of our ancestors. I am one of the last ones who survived from their attacks for I led the back up warriors. Not one person from my tribe was able to defend themselves from the white men's gun, not even my father, Mountain-Lion, the bravest worrier of our village was able to survive....   [tags: essays papers]

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absolut Failure

- The 1920’s was a time of major social change in the United States. The social changes during this period are reflected in the laws and regulations that were implemented. One of the most prominent examples of this was prohibition. The 18th Amendment to the Constitution, or the Volsted act as it is also know, was implemented to eliminate the use of alcohol in the United States. In doing this, the advocates of prohibition hoped to also eradicate the social problems associated with alcohol. “It was an attempt to promote Protestant middle-class culture as a means of imposing order on a disorderly world”(Dumenil 226)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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What are Cardiovascular Diseases

- Cardiovascular disease, also known as heart disease, includes a number of conditions affecting the structures or functions of the heart. They include; coronary artery disease, heart attack, heart failure, and stroke (CDC, 2013). In the United States, CVD is the number one killer in men and women (CDC, 2013), and it is also the cause of disability in American adults. In the U.S. alone, about 62 million people live with some form of heart disease, and about 600,000 people die of heart disease every year (CDC, 2013)....   [tags: heart attack, heart failure]

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The Batter: Short Story

- ... As they approached the office, Paul wondered what his coach would say, and feared that he would have to leave the team. They went inside the soundproof office with an entrance that barely allowed Eduardo in. Coach slammed the door and in a dimming tone he said, "Son, your skills have grown over the years.” Paul felt a small sense of relief, but became tense again when Eduardo said; “However, it’s not enough to keep you on this team, and you don't belong here. I want you to get out of here now!" Those were the last words that Paul heard from Coach Eduardo before leaving the Mustangs....   [tags: pitch, practice, failure, game]

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The Failure of the Provisional Government and the Rise of the Bolsheviks

- The Failure of the Provisional Government and the Rise of the Bolsheviks i. Subject of investigation. How did the failure of the Provisional Government allow for the rise of the Bolsheviks. ii. Methods to be used. 1. Research for bibliography about the influence of the Tsar during the Bolshevik Revolutions. Instruments used: History Reference books. Three main books were particularly helpful: Three "Whys" of the Russian Revolution, The Russian Revolution, and Rethinking the Russian Revolution....   [tags: Papers]

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The Main Reason for the Failure of the League of Nations

- The Main Reason for the Failure of the League of Nations In theory the League of Nations was a good idea and did have some early successes in the 1920’s. But ultimately it was a failure, when it hit a crisis in the 1930’s. The whole world was hit by a depression in the late 1920s. When a countries economy falls, this is called a depression. Businesses lose income, trade is reduced, and unemployment rises and prices fall. In 1931, Japan was affected badly by this sort of thing. People lost faith in the government and turned to the army to find a solution....   [tags: Papers]

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Van Gogh failure

- Van Gogh failure In the realm of art there have been numerous accounts of infamous artists who have stood out in their art period, such as Goya, Monet and Picasso. One artist who stood out during his art period was Vincent van Gogh, not only for his artwork but also because of his tragic life. Vincent van Gogh is now a world-renowned painter who was born on March 30th, 1853. He was born in Groot Zundert in North Brabant and was the son of Theodorus van Gogh. His art is considered to be part of the expressionism era and his most famous art works include Starry Night, Sun Flowers and The Mulberry Tree....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Role of the BEF in the Failure of the Schlieffen Plan

- The Role of the BEF in the Failure of the Schlieffen Plan Introduction: The Role of the British Expeditionary Force (the B.E.F.) was an in important contributing factor to the failure of the Schlieffen Plan, but not the only one. The French's Plan XIV, the out of date Schlieffen plan itself, and the role of the Belgian army all were contributing factors that together resulted in the failure of Germany's Schlieffen Plan. The Background: Germany had anticipated war for a long time, and in 1905 the German Chief of Staff, Alfred von Schlieffen devised a short, decisive plan to win it....   [tags: Papers]

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The Three Stage Failure of Sense Certainty

- The Three Stage Failure of Sense Certainty In beginning his lengthy phenomenology for identifying the pathway in which Geist will realize itself as Absolute Knowledge, Hegel begins at what many considered the most basic source of all epistemological claims: sensual apprehension or Sense-Certainty. Though the skeptical tradition took this realm as a jumping-off point for making defensible epistemological claims, Hegel sees in the sensual a type of knowledge so general and abstract as to be entirely vacuous....   [tags: Papers]

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The Theme of Failure as Presented in Das Boot

- The Theme of Failure as Presented in Das Boot     "When 'Das Boot' was first released in the United States, its running time was 145 minutes, and it won huge audiences and no less that six Oscar nominations-unheard of for a foreign film." The genius of Wolfgang Petersen's "Das Boot" is that to Americans it is considered a foreign film indeed; not only in the sense that the film is from Germany, but because the film offers a unique perspective of World War Two, the German perspective. This point of view allows American audiences to walk away from theaters and be impacted by themes which are common in the cinematic industry....   [tags: Das Boot Essays]

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Analysis of the Failure of Superior Bank and Trust

- Superior Bank & Trust The thrift financial Institution Superior Bank & Trust is one of the largest. It is located in Chicago and has many branches eighteen of which can be found in the Chicago area. It is owned by one of Chicago's wealthiest families the Pritzkers and Alvin Dworman a well-known real-estate investor from New York. With assets totaling $2.3 billion and deposits of $1.6 billion Superior Bank FSB got caught up in some problems with sub prime loans. This was their main focus....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Consequences of the Failure of the League in the 1930's

- Consequences of the Failure of the League in the 1930's The first main failure was to disarm large countries as an example so that others would follow, so when Hitler began rearming he used it as an excuse to do so. He had already left the league so it was helpless but the other country officials didn't object to Germanys rearming they felt that Germany should have some sort of protection. The only pact signed over the rearming was between the British prime minister and Hitler saying that Germanys navy could be 33% of what ever Britain's was....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Academic Failure of Working Class Boys

- Academic Failure of Working Class Boys Rationale I want to investigate the concept of the relative academic failure of working class boys, as it is a relatively recent development that not only reflects the under achievement of boys but academic success of girls. My motivation has been influenced by observing a lower ability classroom and viewing low school SATs results related to gender indicating the academic failure of working class boys, a part of my AS course. David Hargreaves, looked at the reasons for the failure of working class boys and suggested one of the reasons for this was the way in which teachers and pupils interact with each other....   [tags: Papers]

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Essay on the Failure of Language in Malcolm and On the Road

- The Failure of Language in Malcolm and On the Road        John Clellon Holmes in his essay "The Philosophy of the Beat Generation" characterized his young contemporaries as deeply spiritual; to him, the very eccentricity of the fifties with their characteristic sexual promiscuity, drug addiction, petty criminality, and heterodox forms of self-expression was an attempt to assert one's individuality in the atmosphere of pervasive conformity of that Golden Age. And judging by the literature of this era from the distance of four decades one might conclude that incessant search for one's true self was, indeed, what this time was all about....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Failure of the Munich Putsch in November of 1923

- The Failure of the Munich Putsch in November of 1923 I believe that the military failure of the Munich Putsch was quite insignificant, since the party made a serious of political gains as a result of the putsch. At the time of the Putsch the Nazi Party was growing and had over 55,000 members. It was in he unique position of having both Socialists and Nationalists under the same political banner. The Rhur crisis had gained the Nazis a lot of support, and with effective propaganda they became a leading force in anti-allie occupation politics....   [tags: Papers]

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The Failure of the American Dream in Death of a Salesman

-   America has long been known as a land of opportunity. Out of that thinking comes the "American Dream," the idea that anyone can ultimately achieve success, even if he or she began with nothing. In "The Death of a Salesman", Arthur Miller uses the characterization of Willy Loman to represent the failure of his ideal of the American Dream. Willy’s quest for the American Dream leads to his failure because throughout his life he pursues the illusion of the American Dream and not the reality of it....   [tags: Arthur Miller]

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The Potential for Failure to Achieve Success in School

- The Potential for Failure to Achieve Success in School At-risk students share the potential for failure to achieve their success in school due to factors with socioeconomic status, family variables, academic deficiencies, or physical/neurological impairment ( ). It is a common belief that the majority of at-risk students will not complete school through grade 12. It is estimated that 25% of students in this country will dropout before High School graduation ( ). Some 30% of urban school students will dropout by the time they enter the eighth grade ( )....   [tags: Papers]

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Failure of The League Of Nations In The 1930's

- Failure of The League Of Nations In The 1930's The league of nations was formed in 1919 to encourage the member countries, to co-operate in trade, improve social conditions, complete disarmament and to protect any member country that was being threatened with war. Woodrow Wilson the American President came up with the idea of The League Of Nations because he didn't want anything like the world war 1 to be repeated. However we know that the Second World War lost more lives than the the first, and therefore most people conclude that the League Of Nations failed, but why....   [tags: Papers]

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The Failure of the De Havilland Comet Aircraft

- The Failure of the De Havilland Comet Aircraft Following World War II and the jet engine technology that emerged largely toward its end, aerospace engineers knew well that the technology had great potential for use in the commercial aviation industry. The Comet was the first aircraft to utilize jet propulsion; however, its designers failed to consider the metallurgy of the aircraft’s materials under flight conditions or the consequences of their atypical window design. The aircraft was designed by Britain’s De Havilland Aircraft Company and entered service in May 1952....   [tags: Aerospace Technology Aircrafts Essays]

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Sources and their Support that the Failure of Prohibition was Inevitable

- Sources and their Support that the Failure of Prohibition was Inevitable In 1920, Prohibition came into effect across the United States. The making, selling and transporting of alcohol were banned. Thousands of illegal stills and millions of gallons of wine and spirits were destroyed. Prohibition also however led to vast increases in crime. In 1933, prohibition was brought to an end nationally although a few states still continued with their own ban on alcohol. However, was the failure of prohibition inevitable....   [tags: Papers]

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The Failure of Police to Catch Jack the Ripper

- The Failure of Police to Catch Jack the Ripper The Whitechapel murderer, known to many as Jack the Ripper was never caught and imprisoned for his awful crimes. Police still do not know who he is. There are several explanations as to why he was never caught and in this essay I will discuss them. The police were unable to catch Jack the Ripper as they felt that no-one actually knew what he looked like. Most statements from witnesses claimed that, the 'Ripper' suspect must have been a white male, average or below average height, between 20-40 years old, did not dress as a labourer or homeless person and was right handed....   [tags: Papers]

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