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National Football League And National Baseball

- In American sporting history the issue of African-Americans trying to surpass the racial-barrier is more evident within baseball with heroes featuring Jackie Robinson. However, during this time American-football has been in the shadow of baseball and has taken longer for diversity within football. Within America there was originally two different football leagues (American Football League and National Football League) that would later merge into the National Football League and two different baseball leagues (American Baseball League and National Baseball League) that also would merge into the Major League Baseball....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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National Parks And Monuments Of The National Park Service

- The National Park Service is a United States federal government agency that manages all of the United States national parks and many national monuments. In addition to the parks and monuments the National Park Service manages other conservation and historical properties throughout the country. The National Park Service is tasked with preserving the historical and ecological integrity of the properties it is in charge of managing, as well as making sure these properties are available for full public use....   [tags: National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park]

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The Bison Of Yellowstone National Park

- The Problem The bison of Yellowstone National Park have been a controversial issue since man moved westward. The bison are a prime example of the tragedy of the commons, meaning that because they were not managed, they became extinct rather quickly. It was rapidly realized that the number of bison was decreasing to near extinction when fewer than 1,000 remained. Management practices improved, and the number of bison is nearly 500,000 today. However, many of these bison are not pure bred; the only pure bison that remain live in and around Yellowstone National Park....   [tags: Yellowstone National Park, National Park Service]

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Actionable Intelligence and National Security Decisions

- Throughout American history, commanders, NCOs and civilian authorities that wield the authority to make important decisions during conflict often relied on actionable intelligence to gauge the ever-changing operational environment. Two such security episodes which bring clarity to this charge include decisive events leading to the Battle of Yorktown during the Revolutionary War and the Gulf of Tonkin Incident which became of casus belli for America’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Understanding the limitations of unverifiable information used during the production of actionable intelligence during Revolutionary and Vietnam conflicts emphasize the need for military leaders to seek dialectic,...   [tags: National Security]

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Individual Privacy versus National Security

- The attacks on American soil that solemn day of September 11, 2001, ignited a quarrel that the grade of singular privacy, need not be given away in the hunt of grander security. The security measures in place were planned to protect our democracy and its liberties yet, they are merely eroding the very existence with the start of a socialistic paradigm. Benjamin Franklin (1759), warned more than two centuries ago: “they that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Implementing security measures comes at a cost both economically and socially....   [tags: National Security]

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CyberSecurity and the Threat to National Security

- It is difficult to define cyberculture because its boundaries are uncertain and applications to certain circumstances can often be disputed. The common threads of defining cyberculture is a culture which has evolved and continues to evolve from the use of computer networks and the internet and is guided by social and cultural movements reflective of advancements in scientific and technological information. It is not a unified culture but rather a culture that exists in cyberspace and is a compilation of numerous new technologies and capabilities, used by diverse people in diverse real – world locations....   [tags: Technology, National Defense]

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Preserving a Country's National Identity

- One of the main issues that has become a major concern in many countries all over the globe is the issue of national identity. This concern has been intensified by the spread of globalization with all its effects. In today’s globalized era, the traits of national identity have been eroded in favor of a more global character. Technological developments in all fields, and especially in mass-communication technology, have transformed the world into a global village. Consequently, preserving a country’s national identity has become a dilemma for many governments....   [tags: government dilemmas, national symbols]

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National Security, Terrorism, And Terrorism

- Working with the Attorney-General’s Department interests me for a number of reasons. The foremost of these reasons is the Department’s role in providing national security advice to the government and other ministers. National security issues like terrorism, radicalisation, criminal financing and cyber security are issues close to my knowledge and academic experience. This is exemplified by the completion of my Masters of Counter-Terrorism Studies. During this degree, I developed an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of terrorism and political extremism, the conditions associated with preventing and combating extremism, as well as the impacts of these activities on democratic and civil...   [tags: National security, Security, Extremism]

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The Nra, National Rifle Association

- The NRA, National Rifle Association, is a group with ever growing interest in our society today. With the rise of gun related violence and public shootings has both promoted and hurt the reputation of the NRA. Not only has the NRA been a large talking point, but gun reform overall too. With the rise of violence with the use of guns, Gun control has been a big dilemma congress is trying to overcome. The big discussion is how far the government should go with gun control without overstepping the second amendment....   [tags: National Rifle Association]

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The World's First National Park.

- On March 1, 1872 President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill into law that established the Yellowstone region of what is now Wyoming, Montana and Idaho as the worlds first National Park. The park was not greeted with much local support following its creation. Those living in the Yellowstone area believed their economy and industry would suffer after the lands fell under government control. To the contrary the towns bordering the park have boomed as a result of their proximity. After seeing the environmental, cultural and monetary results, the nature conservation movement as well as businesses began to see the benefits of protecting lands for public use....   [tags: National Parks, Nature Conservation]

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Obama and the National Debt

- “Back in 2008, candidate Obama called a $10 trillion national debt ‘unpatriotic’. Yet by his own decisions, President Obama has added more debt than any other president before him, one president, one term, and $5 trillion in new debt” (Paul Ryan, Rep. for Wisconsin, 2011). Everyone agrees that the national debt needs to be fixed. However, people are disagreeing about how to tackle this problem and whether or not we are making any progress. Like most global issues, it is a complicated issue with equally difficult solutions....   [tags: National Debt Essays]

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National Security Strategies

- In terms of the national security strategies (NSS), one needs to comprehend the foreign policies of the United States. In understanding these foreign policies, one can learn how the U.S. asserts power. In essence, the foreign policies of each administration are integrated throughout the national security strategies. One should start with the presidential NSS of President Bush; then move down to the NSS of President Obama; and finally look at a comparison of the two. The best way for someone to approach this, would be to explain this under the Grand Strategic Objectives (GSO)....   [tags: National Security]

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National Security Decision Making

- Sir B. H. Liddell Hart declared that the “Role of grand strategy – higher strategy – is to co-ordinate and direct all the resources of a nation, or band of nations, towards the attainment of the political object…” These resources are known generally as the “instruments of national power” and include the Diplomatic, Informational, Military, and Economic, (DIME) instruments of power. America’s grand strategy should be incorporated in the National Security Strategy, which includes the developing, applying, and coordinating of the instruments of national power to achieve objectives that contribute to national security....   [tags: National Security Policy]

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The Jobs of the National Riffle Association

- The Jobs of the NRA Today the National Rifle Association is the largest association that protects your second amendment rights. The NRA was created in 1871 for one primary reason. However what most people don’t know is that its intention has changed very much overtime. There have been many different presidents and spokespersons of the NRA over time, which has always been ready to defend your gun rights at all costs. Furthermore the basis of the NRA has changed with a growing and always changing government....   [tags: National Rifle Association, Second Amendment]

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The National Football League ( Nfl )

- The National Football League (NFL) has been a staple on Sunday’s in America homes for quiet sometime. It provides excitement and generates billion’s of dollars, but what I told you that this league may lose viewers or even not exist in a few years. The NFL is a great brand, but what is potentially going up against may have you scratching your head as a parent to let your child even take a snap early in his football career if not taken care of. Sport Entity Brand/Reputation: The National Football League is made up of 32 teams that were once founded in 1920 by a group of people who helped form the league....   [tags: National Football League, Super Bowl]

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The National Football And Its Heritage

- The story of the National Football League is the greatest success story in the history of American sports.(American Football and Its Heritage) Baseball may always be called "the national pastime," but in recent decades pro football has become a national obsession. (American Football and Its Heritage) Pro football is now by far the most popular sport in America, its tens of millions of impassioned fans turning the NFL into a rapidly growing multibillion-dollar business that is now known as, “America’s Game.” (American Football and Its Heritage) Walter Camp brought football to America in 1879.(Football in the USA) The NFL was founded on August 20, 1920, in Canton Ohio by Leo Lyons, Frank Ni...   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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English Should be the National Language

- From the time the Pilgrims landed in this great nation at Plymouth Rock, immigrants have been culturally diverse and have spoken many languages. When the Pilgrims arrived in the New World, they did not know how to communicate with the natives. Through intense study the natives learned the Pilgrims’ language. Even with the common language they were still a melting pot of different culture. Some would say that America has gotten over the language/ cultural barriers and now almost everyone speaks the common language of English, but there are still many immigrants who do not know English....   [tags: Should English be America's national language?]

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The National Football League Team

- The National Football League was started in 1920 by a group of independent team owners in Canton, Ohio (Klein, 2014). The group included team owners from many cities in the Midwest including Cleveland, Muncie and Dayton. The beginning of the league was modest and the team owner believed that it was necessary to create a strong body to deal with some of the issues the team owners faced. One of the big, early issues that team owners faced was skyrocketing player’s salaries (Klein, 2014). The teams in those days would compete for talent and even attempt to recruit players from other teams....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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The National Football Of Football

- In America, football is no longer a sport but is engraved into our culture. According to SoftSchools.com, a website containing informative information on multiple subjects, The National Football League was established in 1920, quickly becoming the most watched sports league in the U.S. (“Football”). The league is composed of thirty-two teams, competing each year with the intent to play in the Super Bowl for a chance to win the Vince Lombardi Trophy (“Football”). The Super Bowl is the most watched television program in the U.S., averaging 113 million viewers each year (“Football”)....   [tags: National Football League, Super Bowl]

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The Effectiveness of the National Security Association (NSA)

- The Effectiveness of the National Security Association (NSA) American citizens are entitled to own freedom, which says that the citizens can act, behave, and do whatever we want without worrying about someone watching our every move. Ayn Rand once said, “Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public, ruled by laws of his tribe. Civilization is the progress of setting a man free from men.” The National Security Association (NSA) was set up to protect the American citizen’s freedom, although they may push their boundaries which interferes with the right to privacy; this organization is very effective....   [tags: Terrorism, National Security]

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National Security Strategy for a New Era

- Introduction The state of the United States today is in many ways similar to what it was following the Vietnam War. Then as is now, there are concerns over the misuse and overreaching of military force. As well, today’s economic dispair mimics that of the inflation that gripped the nation in the 1970’s and 1980’s (Snow, 2014, p. 5). Left unidentified is a comprehensive strategy for United States national security. What are the priorities for American national security today, and how can they effectively be met....   [tags: Viertnam war, national security]

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The National Security State in the 1970s and 1980s

- The National Security State was challenged in the 1970s due to the diminished capacity of the United States to control world events, made evident by the defeat in Vietnam, and the unsustainable economic development that had started with president Lyndon B. Johnson and continued with president Richard Nixon. This challenge also impacted the Nixon administration and its decision-making process, including abuse of executive power, misleading the public, wiretappings of National Security Council employees, and justified it by saying “(…) freedom must sometimes be sacrificed for security.” When Ronald Reagan took over the presidency after Jimmy Carter, he continued the defense buildup thro...   [tags: National Security State]

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The European Union and European National Sovereignty

- How the EU represents supra-nationalism which is having authority and jurisdiction above national governments. What institution in the EU represents this trend. European Union is one the world’s most dramatic examples of economic and political integration. A total of 27 states are compromising their national sovereignty by transferring many areas of their decision-making and authority to a supranational organization. We cannot call the European Union a nation-state because it lacks core responsibility, legal rights and cannot use coercion or punish those who disobey its law, directives and regulations....   [tags: European National Sovereignty]

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Issues with the Idea of National ID Cards

- The debate regarding the national id cards centers around a few key issues such as: its potential effectiveness of catching terrorists and apprehending criminals, reliability of this system , the financial costs of implementing this new program, and lastly, it would infringe on our personal privacy rights. You are essentially being monitored by the government and recorded your every move, and being monitored for all your normal day to day activities. 1. Privacy: This card will hold a vast amount of personal information such as your name, address (and former addresses), names of other family members, your religion, education, fingerprints, and much more....   [tags: National ID Cards, USA, ]

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United States National Security

- The United States has undoubtedly shaped its national security policies on issues presented in the global stage. Global factors are commonly examined to determine how U.S. national security policies are affected. By themselves, these factors are inadequate in explaining the direction that these multifaceted national security policies will take. Determining the direction of United States’ national security policies involves not only global factors, but domestic factors as well. This paper will examine the effects domestic factors have on the shaping of national security policies....   [tags: Global Factors, National Security Policy]

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The National Football League

- The National Football League was formed on August 20, 1920. Players wore pads, not quite as protective as the ones today, helmets and legs pads. Even though their protective gear was not as advanced as the gear today they still made contact with the players of the opposing teams. As the years progressed the league made several changes to the rules due to player safety. They invented better protective gear for the players and they also made stricter rules regarding playing guidelines. The main goal of those rules, like the targeting rule that is so controversial today, is to protect the players....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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The Methods of Measuring National Income

- NATIONAL INCOME National income is the sum of money value of net flow of all the goods and services produced by normal residents of a country during a period of account. According to Central Statistical Organization (CSO) ‘National income is the sum of factor incomes earned by normal residents of a country in the form of wages, interest and profit in an accounting year.’ National product is the net output of commodities and services flowing during the year from the country’s productive system into the hands of ultimate consumers or into the net addition to the country’s capital goods....   [tags: national income, money value, circular flow]

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National Rifle Association : An Overview

- National Rifle Association Introduction The National Rifle Association is one of many interest groups that have been involved deeply with the political process mainly defending the Second Amendment. The NRA is comprised of 3 separate organizations the NRA of America which is concerned about training, education and safety, the NRA-Institute for Legislative Action is the lobbying arm, and the NRA Foundation which is the charity of the organization. In contrast, the organization did not begin with defending the second amendment, two Union veterans Colonel William C....   [tags: National Rifle Association, Firearm, Ku Klux Klan]

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Expo 67 and National Identity

- Research Assignment: Expo 67 and National Identity What does it mean to be Canadian. What is Canada’s national identity. These are questions which are difficult to answer. The International and Universal Exposition in 1967, or otherwise known as Expo 67, was an exhibition held in Montreal, Quebec from April to October, which was celebrating Canada’s centennial. I found many primary and secondary sources that recognize how Canadians perceive national identity through the exhibition. The theme for the Expo was ‘Man and his World’ and this raised the sense of national pride for Canadians....   [tags: Canada, exhibition, 1967, sources, national pride]

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The National School Lunch Program

- The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) was authorized in 1946 through the National School Lunch Act making it the oldest of all child nutrition and food assistance programs. The reason Congress initiated this program was because it was a “measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the nation’s children and to encourage the domestic consumption of nutritious agricultural commodities and other food” (Stillman 451). The NSLP set the standards for the foods that were offered and the goal of the meal pattern was to provide at least one-third of the recommended dietary allowances for children over the period of one week....   [tags: Nutrition, Fat, National School Lunch Act, Health]

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Implementing National Strategies at the Local Level

- Implementing National Strategies at the Local Level Success in implementing national health policies at the local level requires that resources and people are committed toward a common goal. This is an interactive process with several distinct phases and with opportunities to be influenced by decision makers at each stage. Specifically, a policy goes through the phases of formulation, implementation, evaluation, and modification (Abood, 2007). At each point, there are risks to the project’s implementation; risk of losing funding, failure to define the scope of the project adequately, lack of clear objectives and deliverables or failure of infrastructure and support systems....   [tags: national healthcare policies, health policy]

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Pro Nfl ( National Football Player

- Different people become famous for many different reasons. Whether individuals become famous for sports, music, movies, books, or inventions, everyone who becomes famous does so for a reason. Some of these people have disabilities, but they are just as great. Deaf people are quite well known in society, as there are quite a few of them. Examples include Thomas Edison and Ludwig van Beethoven. Today, one of these people in the entertainment industry is pro NFL (National Football League) football player Derrick Coleman....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Having National Education in Hong Kong

- People from the mainland China had recognized the subject Moral and National Education (MNE) to a great extent, but the subject is new to the citizens in Hong Kong. This additional subject proposed by the Education Bureau of Hong Kong aims at help learners to build moral and national personalities through a systematic and sustainable way, as well as to build student’s identity in different aspects, in order to achieve full-person development [1]. However, a book named “China Model National Conditions Teaching Manual” [2], published by the National Education Services Centre with government funding has drawn attentions from local Chinese....   [tags: moral, national, personalities, school]

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The Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League History

- The Basketball Association of America came from a league in North America, 1946; being one out of three professional basketball organizations. The Basketball Association of America (BAA) and another basketball organization, National Basketball League (NBL), formed together to become the National Basketball Association (NBA). Surprisingly, they came together after being big rivals, and fighting for three years over who gets the better players and the most fans to watch the action and most likely to see how much profit they can make from the basketball games....   [tags: hoop, national basketball, nba, ]

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South Africa: National Health Insurance Feasability

- The National Health Insurance (NHI) was proposed by the African National Congress (ANC) in 2007 but until now, proposals such as these have not been taken seriously as South Africa has tried to achieve a health system that provides health care accessible to all. The core intention of this reform of the NHI is to raise up to 5% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in additional taxes to achieve a total public spend equivalent to 8% of GDP. The ANC have procured 4 documents to date regarding the NHI and some proposals contain important financial and related efficiency implications which are not clear....   [tags: african national congress, medicine]

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National Debt Policy

- National Debt Policy The national debt as I write this paper is over 17.4 trillion dollars. This number is increasing minute by minute, and is headed towards financial ruin. The national government needs a mandatory balanced budget. This is an issue in today’s politics that needs to be solved otherwise it is going to have a major negative impact on future generations. Since President Barack Obama took office in 2008, the federal government debt has nearly doubled. “Recent progress toward reducing the annual budget deficit is welcome, yet federal debt is still project to increase 50 percent over the next decade under existing policies.” (The Heritage Foundation)....   [tags: United States Government, National Debt]

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Opponents to Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

- “The conversation of our natural resources and their proper use underlines almost every other problem in our national life,” Theodore Roosevelt. Americans’ dependence upon petroleum-based energy sources has required the United States to consider a variety of options to fulfill [the] ever-increasing energy needs, even drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge [ANWR] (Smith). The controversial question on whether or not to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge reserve has been in battle since its establishment....   [tags: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Resources]

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Cyber Defense Exercise Hosted By The National Security Agency

- Knowledge of the techniques of the information security discipline, including encryption, access control, physical security, training, threat analysis, and authentication. As an Information Technology major at the United States Naval Academy (USNA), the faculty selected me to participate on USNA’s team for the 2010 Cyber Defense Exercise hosted by the National Security Agency. The competition, which we won, required us to design, operate, and defend our virtual network. As File Systems Manager, I was personally responsible for the encryption, user authentication, and intrusion analysis of our web server, exchange services, and databases....   [tags: Security, National security, Computer security]

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National Security Policy: Before and After September 11, 2001

- Introduction From the fledgling beginnings in the history of the United States, the populace of the newly formed republic were concerned with protecting into perpetuity their hard-won independence. To ensure that democracy would rein unchallenged, a formalized guarantee, the Constitution, spelled out whom would comprise the actors and what processes were to be made available for governance. Distinct roles were drafted for both the president and Congress for the purposes of evenly distributing power and preventing any single entity from wielding their power arbitrarily (Jordan et al, 2009, p....   [tags: American National Security]

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Proposed Territory of the South Okanagan- Similkameen National Park Reserve

- The proposed territory of the South Okanagan- Similkameen National Park Reserve is located in the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys in southern British Columbia, currently comprised of five Provincial Protected Areas. These areas include the 4700 hectare Mt. Kobau Site situated on the height of land between the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys; the 1850 hectare Chopaka East Site situated on Black Mountain, between Richter Pass and the International Boundary; the 470 hectare Chopaka West Site situated between Richter Mountain and the International Boundary; the 2350 hectare Kilpoola Site situated north and south of Highway 3 including the southeast slopes of Mount Kobau, Blue Lake and Kr...   [tags: Canadian National Parks]

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Is the National Security Agency Taking It Too Far?

- Ever since the horrible events that took place on 9/11, the United States of America has taken more security precautions. The main security change has been in airports. But, not just airports, the National Security agency (NSA) has been invading people’s privacy more and more since then. The NSA was founded by President Truman on November 4th, 1952 as an organization to decrypt code communications in WW2 (wiki/NSA). It was not until soon after 9/11 that the NSA started to become the organization it is today....   [tags: National Security Agency, United States, Terrorism]

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Alex Mckinnon Should Sue The National Rugby League

- The question today is whether Alex McKinnon should sue the National Rugby League for the injuries he sustained in a game last year. Well today learned colleagues, I will argue that he should not sue the NRL on the basis of negligence. First and foremost, on behalf of the National Rugby League and myself, we would like to extend our condolences for such a horrendous situation and we wish him all the best. Representing the defence, the nature of this case regards clams that the NRL was negligent in relation to Alex’s three way tackle in a game between the Newcastle Knights and the Melbourne Storm....   [tags: Tort law, Tort, National Rugby League, Negligence]

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International Cooperation and National Security

- In “Anarchy is What States Make of It” Alexander Wendt describes two opposing state systems—competitive and cooperative. In competition, “states identify negatively with each other’s security so that ego’s gain is seen as alter’s loss.” In cooperation, “the security of each [state] is perceived as the responsibility of all.” Currently, there are problems such as the spread of nuclear weapons, terrorism, poverty in developing countries, international financial instability, and climate change that confront the entire global community....   [tags: National Security]

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Who Owns the U.S. National Debt?

- "Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt." -- Herbert Hoover A recent topic for political debate, and one that is usually included in most political rhetoric, is the national debt, and the debt ceiling crisis. I believe that there are many misconceptions about this issue, and that politicians use and promote these misconceptions for the purpose of making political arguments. The example of this that sticks out for me is a commercial I saw on television that seems to depict a future where the US has presumably been taken over by China....   [tags: Obama's National Debt]

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The Creator of Mount Rushmore National Memorial Park

- The Mount Rushmore National Memorial Park is one of the world's largest sculptural and engineering projects. In 1923, a historian named Doane Robinson came up with the original idea for Mount Rushmore as a way of attracting tourists. Sculptor-designer John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum (1867–1941) was contracted in 1927 to carve the solid-granite memorial. Borglum conceived the model figures, brought them to life within the mountain's stone, and directed 400 artisans until his death in 1941. Later that year, his son Lincoln finished the project, which had spanned 14 years (6.5 years of actual carving and 8.5 years of delays due to lack of money and bad weather) at a cost of $1 million Every mo...   [tags: Mount Rushmore, national parks, John Gutzon de la ]

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The Deadly Influence of National Socialism

- The Deadly Influence of National Socialism National Socialism was a political movement that emerged in Germany after its defeat in World War I. This movement is more commonly known as Nazism. The National Socialist Party or Nazi Party was formed in Munich is 1919. Adolph Hitler was given all dictatorial powers as the result of the Enabling Act. By 1933 the party had gained control over the entire German state and the ideas, propaganda, and doctrines of National Socialism were written in Hitler's Mein Kampf (My Struggle) ....   [tags: National Socialism Hitler Nazi Essays Nazism]

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National Identity Cards

- NATIONAL ID CARD EXECUTIVE SUMMARY After the September 11th attacks, the issue of making national ID card in the United States, Canada and other countries has restarted. After reading many articles, magazines, and skipping through lots of frequently ask question about nation General confirmed the black market in phony driver’s licenses exist in that state.” National ID card, I myself believe that national ID card will not only not stop terrorism, illegal immigrants but also create a form of discrimination and increase ID fraud....   [tags: National ID Cards]

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Pollution In The Backcountry - Snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park

- Outline Of Pollution in the Backcountry 1. Bush over turns Clintons plans to ban snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park. (pro) a. Yellowstone will continue to be polluted and degraded. (con) 2. Business, Industry and environment. a. Two opinions presented by each side 3. Identifying problems with the over turning of the Clinton administration ban. 4. Identifying problems with the pollution in off road vehicles. 5. Identifying propaganda techniques used by either side. 6. How credible is each side of the debate....   [tags: Politics Environment National Parks Policy]

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National ID Card

- National ID Card There has been much discussion over the issue of a national ID card. Can it guarantee national security. Can it even improve the current state of security in the US. Is implementation feasible. Is it an invasion of privacy. These are just a few of the questions that surround the issue of a national ID. The scene that the NID evokes in me is from the movies of the forties and fifties. The security officials from some eastern European country move from passenger to passenger in a train demanding “Papers please.” The US citizenry have never been subject to that kind of open scrutiny before and it is disturbing to contemplate the implementation of such a draconian sys...   [tags: National Security NID American Citizenship Essays]

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Punjab National Bank Analysis

- Objectives of the project: 1. To study the functions of the subsystem of HRD i.e. training and development. 2. To study the existing policies of the Bank with regard to “Training and Development” of their employees. METHOD Research Design The research design is Exploratory, where in the in-depth study of the training and development policies of PNB has been done. The objective of exploratory research is to explore or search through a situation to provide insights and understanding. Research Methods 1) Secondary data analysis includes studying the website (www.Pnbindia.in) of PNB and also going through the various articles, magazines, journals and books on Training and Development....   [tags: Punjab National Bank Case Study]

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National Deficit and National Debt

- The growing national deficit is a looming problem in the United States now more than ever. The national debt is constantly increasing and government spending is out of control. If these issues are not solved then they could spell disaster for the nation’s economy when the infamous debt ceiling is finally reached. Currently the national policy on the debt is to continue raising the debt limit until a solution is found that is agreeable between both parties in Congress. The two main issues of over spending and the constant raising of the debts ceiling by Congress can both be resolved by government spending reform, balancing the federal budget and initiating pro-growth policies in order to incr...   [tags: American Government, Overspending]

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The National Debt

- Every day in New York City, hundreds of people walk past a huge digital billboard with giant numbers across its face. Each person who walks past this billboard sees a slightly different arrangement of numbers, growing larger every second. This board is the National Debt Clock, representing the over 14 trillion dollars currently owed by the United States. While some people claim that the national debt is caused by the falling economy, most maintain that the debt itself causes the poor economy (Budget Deficits 2007)....   [tags: Fiscal Policy]

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A National Language

- America is a country founded on the qualities of many cultures from around the world. As people of this great nation, we have grown up experiencing a variety of languages and cultures. These varieties of languages and cultures founded, built, and fortified this nation. In this “melting pot” called the United States of America, one language has unified the communication of our country, and that is American English, our country’s primary language. As the United States has continued economic expansion, it continues to remain the destination for majority of the worlds' immigrants....   [tags: Language]

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National Parks or National Problems?

- A bear meanders across the road several hundred yards in front of your slowly moving vehicle. A doe and her fawn leap back into the brush as you approach. The sun shines in such a way that it seems the mountains above you go on forever. This pristine image of our nation's national parks is unfortunately getting harder to find today. The approximately 270 million visitors to the parks annually have begun to take their toll on the wild and preserved areas of our nation. Congress created the world's first national park, Yellowstone, in 1872....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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The National Anthem Before National Sporting Events

- For Justice and for All Our patriotism is a large part of our culture. It has connected Americans in solidarity during their time of need, such as the recent Iraq War and the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The pride we have in our national identity is displayed constantly in our annual observations of Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, and Presidents’ Day; it is seen in drunken Fourth of July parades and fireworks; it is hidden in military recruitment advertising. Singing the national anthem before national sporting events and crying during one of the nation’s many patriotic songs marks patriotism’s relevance....   [tags: Nationalism, Nation, September 11 attacks, Racism]

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The, National Museum Of The American Indians And The National Holocaust

- United States history is fallacious. In fact, despite the famous saying that all men are created equal, the government slaughtered an estimated 15 to 80 million Native Americans to make room for the exponentially increasing population of the United States. If all men were created equal, then why were they brutally murdered by the government. Similarly, the United States had a slight hand in the Holocaust; the United States did not grant the SS St. Louis, a ship which carried European Holocaust survivors refuge....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Role Of Language And National Identity

- The role of language in the creation of a national identity is complex, controversial, but fundamentally powerful. National languages are not simply means of communication; rather they can also act as a symbolic representation of a national identity, providing insight into a nation’s perceived religious, ethnic and historical status. This essay will consider the role language plays in a national identity, questioning the power it holds and the implications it has on the notion of nationalism. Additionally, it will address whether or not the ability to plan language in relation to a national identity is really as powerful as it seems by probing into the process of language planning – what ele...   [tags: Nation, Nationalism, Logic, Nationality]

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The Between Transnational And The National Cinema

- Nowadays our world is constructed by globalisation and this aspect is especially depicted by the concept transnationalism in the media industry. Borders are now here to be crossed and to let access to further exchange between different countries or nations. The notion of transnationalism was furthermore developed by Andrew Higson (2000) focusing at the cinema. Indeed, he looked at tensions between the transnational and the national cinema. This led to a certain questioning of national identity and what is exactly a nation or nationalism and how can it be represented in a media text....   [tags: Culture, Nation, French language, Nationality]

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State Mission of the National Guard

- Along with deployments over seas the National Guard has state mission. These state missions comprise of multiple parts. Part one of the mission is to respond to the natural disasters of their state and country. Most everyone has heard of the National Guard going out and battling fires, helping general public deal with all aspects of the floods, tornadoes and civil unrest. In these situations the governor of the state, territories or district, places his province in a state of emergency. This allows him to control the National Guard until the crisis is exerted and in which case the National Guard is returned to its normal state as the protector of freedom and safety of their state and country...   [tags: Military]

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Eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts

- The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent agency of the federal government specifically designed to support and enhances the art community for minority groups. The NEA was founded in 1965 and has controlled the art community ever since. This has aided in censoring works of supposedly obscene and controversial art. The elimination of the NEA, or making it a private organization, would free much needed public tax dollars to go to more important parts of the nations budgets, as well as open the art communities up for the freedom to exhibit the controversial pieces of art work the NEA deems inappropriate....   [tags: U.S. Politics ]

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Success of the National Organization for Women

- The fight for gender equality along with women’s rights has been a battle for centuries. Over time many, women activists and organizations have step forward to help in advancing women’s progress in the world today. One organization that has made a tremendous contribution and has been extremely influential for women is the National Organization for Women (NOW). The organization has been around since 1966 and has more than 500,000 members and more than 500 local and campus affiliates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia (National Organization for Women, 2012)....   [tags: Influence, Society Changes]

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The Formation of the National Health Service

- The purpose of this essay is to introduce the history of the National Health Service (NHS) and how its formation derived from the early 1600s. It will analyse two current political issues that occur within the NHS, the postcode lottery and the reformation of the NHS, examining the positive and negative effects they have had. It will also discuss implications of regulations within professional practice and how they account for quality of care. Initially set up in 1601, the Poor Law Act was introduced by the government in an attempt to provide shelter and food for those most in need, in exchange for hard labour, otherwise known as workhouses; “a poorhouse where able-bodied poor are compelled t...   [tags: Political Issues, The Postcode Lottery, NHS]

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Powers : States And National Government

- Equalization of Powers: States & National Government The systems of the United States government is constantly at a subconscious war in which both sides of our government, the national and state governments, are battling over the obtainment of higher supremacy over the other. “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” (U.S. Const. amend. 10). Ratified in December of 1791, the Tenth Amendment in the Bill of Rights states that the national government does not have the authority to control the state government’s verdicts that do not intervene with the U.S Constitution and vi...   [tags: United States Constitution, U.S. state]

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The National Decline Of The 21st Century

- Integrity Wanes While Cheating Rises The 21st century is marked by advances in technology as these advances are made, our integrity wanes. The national decline in integrity can be attributed to technology, power of parents over teachers, and the increasing pressure on students. Cell phones and the internet are now necessities for an average teen. Laptops are provided by school districts on the grounds that it will bolster learning. Students are using their laptops to access the internet to plagiarize and steal from others....   [tags: High school, College, School district, University]

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History Of The National Health Service

- I believe the most significant moment in the history of British welfare was the birth of National Health Service. The purpose of this essay is to outline the history of the National Health Service and why it was introduced into the everyday lives of the British people. As the National Health Service is a major factor of the welfare given to the people of Britain, we must look at the early years of the Welfare laws and acts passed down through the centuries, which eventually lead to the creation of the NHS....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health, Illness]

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Illegal Immigration Is A National Problem

- There were 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. in 2014. Some come to visit their families or to be with their families and stay here when they should be trying to get their citizenship. Illegal immigrants do not pay for their taxes, they get paid under the table. They do not earn their citizenship like they should. Illegal immigration is a national problem because there are undocumented employees, there is no effective security and policies aren’t being enforced, and immigrants don’t earn their citizenship....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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The Business of The National Basketball Association

- 1. Nature of the business The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a professional basketball league located in the United States. It is composed of 30 franchised teams, all of which are in the US except for one located in Canada. It markets teams and players, and regulates franchised team ownership. The NBA licenses rights for broadcasting and collects revenue from sponsorships with corporate partners. It also operates the WNBA, a women's professional basketball league; the NBA Development League for players who are preparing for the NBA; and NBA TV, a cable TV channel offering news, original programming, and live game broadcasts....   [tags: swot, competition, resources ]

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Samba and the National Identity of Brazil

- Art has always been used to symbolize one’s culture, history, society and national identity. Countries identify each other through their culture, their art. Art has many forms, one of them being music. One of the most famous music genres in the world is samba. Due to the fact that Samba is the musical life force of Brazil; it ultimately represents their national identity. To better understand why samba represents the Brazilian’s national identity, one has to understand the history of Brazil and samba....   [tags: Samba Music Essays]

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The Achievement Of The National Honor Society

- The National Honor Society is a goal every student dreams of, often from their very first day of high school. I have been hoping for and working towards the opportunity to even write this application since the beginning of last year, and now that it comes time to finally put pen to paper (or finger to key in this case) I find it hard to express what an honor it is to be able to apply to this prestigious society. The National Honor Society sets a standard of achievement every student should strive to attain....   [tags: High school, Leadership, Communication, Management]

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War on Terror and National Security

- Terrorism can be defined as a ‘sub-specie of revolutionary violence’ (Lodge, 1981, pg. 1). The term terrorism was introduced in 1789 during the French Revolution. Initially, the word was used to describe the violence inflicted by the French government when attempting to impose their ‘radical new order on a reluctant citizenry’ (Roberts, 2002). Today terrorism carries a deeper meaning with a profound connection to politics. ‘Civil liberties are basic rights and freedoms granted to citizens of a country through national common or statute law’ (Dunt)....   [tags: revolutionary violence, terrorism, fair trial]

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The Hidden Dangers of a National Pastime

- The Hidden Dangers of a National Pastime On a typical Friday night in any town across the country you can hear the band playing the school fight song, cheerleaders cheering at the top of their lungs, parents proudly hoisting homemade posters in support of the team, and the student body feverishly rooting for their friends. There are few things that can bring a community closer than a Friday night high school football game. As the players come sprinting onto the field one has to wonder if anyone has considered the fact that head injuries, specifically concussions, have become such a danger in this game that is loved so much across America....   [tags: high school american football games]

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The Tragedy Of The National Socialist Party

- In 1942 the National Socialist party in Germany came to an horrific decision in answering the 'Jewish Question ', they decided to mercilessly exterminate the whole Jewish race and, in what was termed the 'Final Solution ', in 3 years they murdered over 6 million (Langer, 1991). Who were the perpetrators of this order is a question that has troubled historians since the true extent of the horrors were realised. 'Either they were seen as Hitler 's henchmen kept on a short leash by their superiors, or they came to be regarded as faceless cogs in a gigantic machine driven by anonymous forces ' (Stone, 2005, p....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Adolf Hitler, Jews]

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The National Education Association ( Nea )

- “46 states and the District of Columbia ha[ve] all adopted” at least a portion, if not all of, “the Common Core Curriculum,” meaning that a significant portion of schools and teachers will be subject to the changes that the Common Core ( CCC) brings. The CCC was created in response to the problems of No Child Left Behind. The CCC’s new policy will greatly affect the National Education Association (NEA) as it is “the nation 's largest professional employee organization” and the NEA “is committed to advancing the cause of public education.” Outside of the students the CCC will have a major impact on the members of the NEA....   [tags: High school, Education, Standardized test]

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The Primary Features Of The National Government

- Introduction In our America, democracy has always been a very important issue. The American democracy is one of the most peaceful governments worldwide although it is far from the ideal form of a democratic government. This is because it has its own strengths and weaknesses which are very necessary to help in the varying definitions. A democratic government is run by the people who we elects to lead the people. Thus, based on their human nature, they are prone to making mistakes based on their weaknesses and strengths (Coppedge, 2011)....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States Congress]

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The National Education Association ( Nea )

- The National Education Association (NEA) was established in 1857. The NEA was made "to elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States" (“Our Long”). As of now the NEA is focusing on issues such as, “human and civil rights, college affordability, and education funding.” (“Issues”) One of the group’s main goal/mission is to “advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.” (“NEA’s”) When becoming a member of the NEA there are five different types of...   [tags: High school, Higher education, Education]

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Role Of Youth In National Development

- The term – nation building or national development, is usually used to refer to a constructive process of engaging all citizens in building social cohesion, economic prosperity and political stability in a nation in an inclusive and democratic way. Going by the definition, it is seen that all citizens are to be involved in building or developing a nation. Thus, the involvement of youth in national development is a must. In fact, youths play one of the most important roles in nation building. Youth are not only the leaders of tomorrow, but also the partners of today....   [tags: Youth]

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The Kakum National Park in Ghana

- The Kakum National Park in Ghana is one of the most diverse ecosystems in Africa located approximately 33 km north of Cape Coast covering the area of 375sq.km. The Kakum Park was established in 1931 and received acknowledgement of the National Park in 1992. It is the only Park in Africa with Canopy Walkway, which is 350m long, connects 7 trees and opened in 1995 for tourist visitors. In the Year 2000 UNESCO declared the Kakum rainforest “The National World Heritage Site”. Kakum National Park treasures many different plants and animal species and is very popular destination for the tourists, hikers, botanists and birdwatcher from all around the world....   [tags: diverse ecosystems in Africa]

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The Idea of National Organization Representation

- ... We should organize our union and look for ways to fairly represent the large organizations as well as the small (Samuel Gompers Papers 15-25). In 1908, the union membership began to realize the potential for the strength of a well-organized union. By electing the right leadership to bring their concerns to the table with management, the change could be real and effective. The standard of living for the worker and their families would be raised and be made better. The quality of housing they could afford would be better and they would also have the ability to buy better meats and vegetables....   [tags: labor, leadership, unions]

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Racism And The Discrimination On The National News

- I am now beginning to understand the oppression that people of color go through to stand their ground in this country. I’ve always witnessed the hate and the discrimination on the national news and even locally. I see the racism and the hurt that those born with color have to go through just because of their beautiful complexion. Racism is a belief in which one race believes that they are superior over another due to their characteristics, more specifically, skin color. This is all because of the past history that has leaked onto modern society....   [tags: Racism, White people, Race, Person of color]

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A National Unity Government ( Nug )

- After massive fraud during the 2014 presidential elections in Afghanistan, in September 2014 against the constitution a deal to form a national unity government (NUG) has been signed By President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdulah. Absence of a functioning security and economic strategy, reckless foreign policy and weakened diplomacy has resulted to increased foreign interference, massive corruption, poverty, unemployment, aid reduction and increased casualties, violence and insecurity in the country....   [tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Terrorism]

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