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Under the Gaslight: The Character of Laura Courtland

- Under the Gaslight: The Character of Laura Courtland Under the Gaslight does indeed "acknowledge 'luck' or 'chance' or 'fate,' but it reinforces the importance of individual character at the same time that it suggests that integrity is not an absolute stay against the vicissitudes of circumstance" (159). This idea is mainly supported through the character of Laura Courtland--a symbol of both sides of the nature versus nurture debate. Laura was born into a prominent, upper class family, the Courtlands....   [tags: Under the Gaslight Essays]

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The Success of Under Armour

- What makes a person choose one brand of clothing over another. Is it the price. Or is it the style of the clothing. There are numerous factors that will play a key role in determining who will purchase your products and why they will choose to purchase your product. Kevin Plank, the founder of Under Armour and former captain of the special teams on Maryland University’s football team, would become infuriated at the amount of times he was forced to change his undershirt during games and practices due to how heavy with sweat they would become....   [tags: Under Armour Analysis]

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Driving Under The Influence Of Alcohol Concentration

- Driving Under the Influence Many people don’t realize that when they get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol they are not only putting their lives in danger, but they are also endangering every single other person on the roads. Whether it’s a sixteen year old girl, a single mother with her newborn in the back seat, or an eighty year old man. There are more than tens of thousands of deaths due to drunk driving accidents every year. This is one issue that is not going away and it is our duty as citizens of this nation to do something about it....   [tags: Drunk driving, Driving under the influence]

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A Pre-Performance Routine to Alleviate Choking under Pressure

- INTRODUCTION The County schools sports scene has been around for many years. In these years, the emphasis on sports and achievements in our schools has grown tremendously. Starting with just 16 sports, the County Schools Sports Council now oversees 28 sports. This growth has a few noticeable effects not only on schools but also on our student athletes. The desire to compete, to win and to lift the championship can be seen on the face of every athlete that steps onto the playing field. Many would say that this is a strength of our school sports scene as each individual strives for excellence....   [tags: Choking under Pressure]

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Reflection in Iris Murdoch's Under the Net

- Reflection in Iris Murdoch's Under the Net   In her novel Under the Net, Iris Murdoch examines the nature of reality through the thoughts and relationships of the novel's main character, Jake Donaghue. A recurring theme in the novel is the idea of reflection, in both senses of the word: Jake is continually thinking about ideas, and he is also forever trying to see himself as he really is. Many of the instances of reflection in the novel occur near rivers or are connected in some way to currents....   [tags: Iris Murdoch Under the Net]

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Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood

- Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood deals with the simplicity of life, stressing the importance of "each cobble, donkey, [and] goose"; we must rejoice in the simple aspects of life which ultimately make it so wonderful. There are many characters in the play who would attempt to hide from reality behind their "germ-free blinds" and "sealed window[s]", consuming themselves with insipid activities which do not bring the joy of the "spring sun" into their lives. Thomas' treats these characters with humour, subtly suggesting where his sympathies lie; with those characters who rejoice in the "love" and the little aspects of life which make it so much more worth living....   [tags: Dylan Thomas Under Milk Wood]

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Courage Under Fire

- Courage Under Fire      In 1991, millions of people tuned in to CNN to observe a real life and death drama played out in the cities and deserts of Iraq. For the United States, the war was more or less a display of power and a preservation of economic interest. Nobody was to ever hear of the mishaps and foul-ups of the war. In many eyes the war was seen as a chance to boost American spirit and make the government look empowered. Director Edward Zwick and writer Patrick Shane Duncan snatched onto this notion and expounded on it in their movie Courage Under Fire....   [tags: Film Movie courage Under Fire Essays]

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The Character of No-one in Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

- The Character of No-one in Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea        Alan Quatermain, sitting hunched over and delirious from opium withdrawal, has been taken aboard a huge submersible vessel.  The aging adventurer says, "P-please.  I feel so sick.  Need my medicine."  A cold voice answers him, "You are aboard my ship, sir, and my remedies are bitter."  Quatermain turns, with his eyes rolled back, teeth clenched, and streams of sweat rolling off of his face, and he says, "Who said that....   [tags: Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Essays]

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Under the Rug

- ... I had to get rid of her as soon as possible. I met a man who is in God's Spirit to perform the exorcism. The most difficult task to do was to lure her into an abandoned warehouse to perform the exorcism. We were miles away from our home. I felt my heart beat faster, it was the first time I've ever performed an exorcism. The exorcism was performed with five people. The man started to read the transcript telling the devil to get out. More than 3 hours passed. The exorcism was brutal, but I will do anything to get my most cherished back or gone....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Benefits Of The Coverage Under The Aca

- ... According to Koh and his colleagues (2010), current preventive programs, such as screening, counseling, and wellness programs especially for expecting mother must be included at no cost to the individuals under the new health care bill. In addition, the government amended the current policy to provide premium assistance and cost sharing provisions to limit the out of pocket expense for low income individuals and families (Schoen et al., 2011). This provision will increase the coverage for individuals that are at the greatest risk of being uninsured or underinsured....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Health, Public health]

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The Agony of the Jews Under Hitler

- ​​“The agony of the Jews under Hitler is too important and too outrageous to be forgotten; yet it can be remembered it seems, only in ways that distort its meaning and deny its importance… When Auschwitz became a social myth, a metaphor for modern life, people lost sight of the only lesson it could possibly offer: that it offers, in itself, no lessons (Rosenfled). -Christopher Lasch (Social historian) ​This quote talks about how people are forgetting the meaning of the Holocaust. It wasn’t just about people dying....   [tags: holocaust, Auschwitz]

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China Under The Ming And Qing

- 4. China Under the Ming and Qing During the era of Ottoman and Mughal rule, two dynasties governed China, the Ming and the Qing (ching). Both dynasties took power during times of upheaval. To restore order, they established strong, centralized rule and revived traditional Chinese values, including Confucian ideals. The Ming Revival In the mid-1300s, China was in turmoil. The Mongol Yuan dynasty was still in power, but disease and natural disasters had weakened the Mongol grip. Bandits and rebels roamed the countryside....   [tags: China, Qing Dynasty, Ming Dynasty, Han Chinese]

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Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

- ... If this issue proves to be safe in no situation, then why does the government allow a person to have any amount of alcohol in their system while driving. During an interview with Kelly Kellermann, a teacher at Oakville High School who has had close friends involved in drunk driving accidents also agrees to a zero tolerance policy. When asked how she feels about the current legal Blood Alcohol Content while operating a motor vehicle she states that “the effects of alcohol are different for everyone, and there is no right answer for how to determine a suitable amount for every individual in America....   [tags: major safety issues in America]

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Penalties for Driving Under the Influence

- ... Lee explains that even though offenders get punished, they still disregard the law: “Only until the time comes that we recognize that drunk driving should have serious consequences on the first offense (license taken away, car impounded, jail time, higher insurance rates) will we be able to reduce drunk driving and make ourselves safer” (Lee). As long as DUI punishment for first offenders remains the same, people will continue to ignore the law. If the government made stricter DUI laws, then people would think twice before driving under the influence....   [tags: we need stricter laws]

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Driving Under The Influence Of Driving

- ... If you really think about it, this sounds disturbingly true. When you turn on the TV and the news comes on, almost everyday you hear something about drunk driving accidents or deaths or even headlining in the newspaper. “Exeter woman, 25, will face murder charges in suspected DUI crash.” Just another DUI crash, but in my families life, it was a family friend. Speaking to the woman’s grandmother with my grandmother, you can tell what an impact this had on the whole family. Grandma Wyllie could hardly speak about it to us because “there is no explaining the feeling you have when your granddaughter is going to prison for uncountable years for murder for something that could have be prevente...   [tags: Alcohol law, Drunk driving, Alcoholic beverage]

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Film Analysis of Under the Moon

- Introduction The sacrifices of a mother for her child can never be underestimated. The film Under the Moon depicts this precise example of a mother’s unconditional love for her son to the point of sacrifice. According to Lynch this mother followed the normal process for migration: preparatory stage, the decision to leave; act of migration, the process; the period of overcompensation, realizing the changes and doubting the decision; the period of decompensation, conflicting times and transgenerational impact, the migration process (Marci Hanson and E....   [tags: Analysis Movie Film]

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Under All The Influences Of Society

- Katherine Jorgensen, Spencer Vogel Bishop Honors American Literature 14 December 2014 Under all the Influences As individuals, we want to stand out from the norm of society. Although, it is often easy to submit to society’s standards of an acceptable lifestyle; the bible says “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:2). Despite wanting to define oneself, this may not always be the outcome considering the constant influence of society you are exposed to....   [tags: Sociology, Mass media, Mainstream, Definition]

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Is Euthanasia Appropriate Under These Circumstances?

- ... As to the forethought, well here she is guilty, however, her forethought was likely torturous to her and created a snap in her sanity, so if anything I would say it is more an issue of mental “defect or disease.” With regards to malice, while I will not pretend to know what was going through the mothers mind, there is no reasonable way, that malice played any part in her shooting her two boys. Most assuredly, it was compassion and concern that drove her actions on that day. • Who should pay for the care of these patients if family members are no longer able to....   [tags: Death, Morality, Capital punishment, Murder]

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Swot Analysis : Under Armour

- Arnold Lioy September 4, 2015 Week 3 Assignment – Under Armour SWOT Analysis The SWOT analysis provides an in-depth summary of the internal and external environment which Under Armour is part of in both a company and industry level. It summarizes the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats facing the company. Strengths Weaknesses Brand Loyalty Product Lines High Quality Apparel Focuses Segment Innovative Product Technology Limited Distribution Network International Market Share Opportunities Threats Sports Wear Industry Growing Industry Competition Women’s Wear Industry Growing Similar Products International Markets Innovation 1. Strengths....   [tags: Strategic management, Marketing, Brand]

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Surveillance Under The Bush Administration

- Under the last couple of years America has withstand a very watchful eye from the government. Phone calls, e-mails, and even physical searches, have all been collected and done in numbers never seen before. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was established solely to prevent the government from getting out of hand with surveillance, especially the surveillance of innocent American people. However, after the attacks of 9/11 things changed drastically; and although FISA was enacted, President Bush changed the entire outlook on “foreign” intelligence surveillance that would soon lead to question if Americans really do have any privacy in their own country....   [tags: phone calls, e-mails, scrutiny]

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Womens' Education Under the Taliban

- “We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men, “stated by the Norwegian Noble Committee. This was said in 2013 when Malala Yousfazia was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in raising awareness for the women’s’ education in the Middle East (Lemmon 5). This was done a few years after the United Nations unanimously adopted the Resolution 1325 recognizing the important role of women in the prevention of and resolution of conflicts and peace-building....   [tags: Democracy, Afganistan, Afgan Girls]

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Silence Throughout "Under the Net"

- According to Wittgenstein, “Only in silence can one remain in truth.” Constant events and running around hinder an individual from finding the truth or the individual is somehow ignoring the facts that surround them. This idea can be related to Jake Donaghue in Iris Murdoch’s first published novel. Jake, a character who wanders with no aspirations to the homes of friends looking for the easy way, in time comes to realize what life is about. He struggles with the idea of silence and truth merging together hand in hand....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Freedom and Opportunity: Under Attack

- Thomas Jefferson stated, “If a nation expects to be ignorant - and free - in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be” (Hochschild par. 4). In 1787, delegates from the original colonies of the United States (U.S.) debated how to form a government for the fledgling territories (“The Constitution” par. 4). When the delegates finally emerged, they revealed a document that became known as the new country’s constitution. Over 200 years later, the future government of the nation would stray from the original intent of its founders due to the lack of its citizens’ constitutional literacy....   [tags: Constitution, United States, government]

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

- ... Therefore, the novel was considered a flashback(“20,000...Summary”). Verne concluded the novel open-ended, it resolves with the trio’s successful escape, but the fate of Captain Nemo and the Nautilus in the maelstrom was left unknown. (Verne 1-448) Characterization was one of the prominent and key techniques that made the novel compelling. In this particular novel, the characterization had define society. Nemo was the antagonist and most complex character with major information about him withheld to the reader....   [tags: Jules Verne novels, science fiction genre]

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Abuse Under the Big Top

- ... Kenny, a three year-old Asian elephant owned by the Ringling Bros. circus, became lethargic and listless, and as the day progressed, began to bleed. Though the circus veterinarian prescribed antibiotics and recommended he skip the shows until signs of definite improvement occurred, it was show day, and an eager audience was waiting for Kenny to entertain them. The young elephant performed his third show for the day, under threat of physical punishment by his trainer, and was returned to his shackles afterward....   [tags: circus animal neglect and exploitation]

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Psychology Under The Se Psychology

- Psychology Under the Sea Psychology is a term that humans usually associate with the mental state of other humans and or themselves, well what if Psychology could be used to determine the mental state of a fish. In 2003, the world was exposed to a new form of underwater species in bright animation and vivid picture. The scene opens and the sea life is calm and happy, Marlin and Coral go and look at all 100 of their babies, they name half Marlin Jr. and half Coral Jr., but Coral decides to name one Nemo....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Psychology, Ellen DeGeneres]

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Under Pressure And Standardized Testing

- Under Pressure; Standardized Testing Edition Many educators across America are under scrutiny due to the scores of their students on standardized tests. Tests such as the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, better known as the STAAR test, have been created in line with current education legislation to attempt to complete with other countries all over the world. The trend of attempting to improve education is not a new concept, but using test scores currently trending; however many educators are starting to look for alternative solutions due to the negative impact seen over the past decade....   [tags: Standardized test, SAT]

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Number Of Children Under 16

- ... Of this group 940 claimed to have been victims of crime in the last 12 months compared to an expected account 743.5. In contrast non inner city respondents are reporting lower than we would expect. 78888 of this group of respondents reported they had been victims of crime compared to an expected count of 8084.5. 3) How safe do you feel when alone in home at night. Educational Level Very safe Fairly safe A bit unsafe Very unsafe Total None 7241 65.4% 2948 26.6% 710 6.4% 175 1.6% 11074 100% O Level/ GCSE 6098 67.7% 2212 24.6% 575 6.4% 117 1.3% 9002 100% Apprenticeship or A/AS level 6071 73.3% 1811 21.9% 337 4.1% 67 0.8% 8286 100% Degree or Diploma 11292 72.2% 3598 23% 655 4.2% 103 0.7% 1...   [tags: Arithmetic mean, Mean, Victim, Standard deviation]

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Something New Under the Sun

- John McNeill, in his informative book, Something New Under the Sun, he discusses how the twentieth century brought the world into a steady decline. Although the world has improved technology-wise, it has also had a decline that overshadows the improvement we have seen. McNeil goes on to prove that it is humans, with our new technology are the reason behind this fateful decline. The world’s population has positively and negatively affected the twentieth century world by bringing “ecological changes” that will forever change the world(4)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, McNeill, The Twentieth Century]

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Ghetto Life Under the Nazis

- The term “ghettos” was first used in relation to Jews in the year 1516 when the Venetian government designated a specified living area for its Jewish population. During World War II, they were established by the Nazis to isolate and control the Jews as a first step in their eventual annihilation ("Ghettos"). Throughout the War, the Nazis established over 400 ghettos in Eastern Europe and Russia for this purpose. The Nazi ghetto overseers appointed Jewish councils, called the Judenrat, to maintain order in the ghettos, distribute food rations and to assist the Nazis with deportations to the concentration and death camps (Glazer)....   [tags: Ghetto During Holocaust]

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Torture under the Bush Adminstration

- After the terrorist attack of 9/11, the United States declared a war against terrorist. The President of the U.S. wanted to retaliate against Al-Queada organization, which was the responsible for the attack. In consequence, soldiers were sent to Iraq and Afghanistan to try to find them. People who they suspected were a danger to the nation were held under the custody of the U.S. army to be interrogated in order to find out if there were more terrorist attacks planned against the United States. Some of the suspects were sent to some of the tougher prisons to be interrogated, these prisons were Guantanamo Bay, and Abu Ghraib....   [tags: justice, crimes, rights, moral, humanity]

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The Government Under American Federalism

- It seems to be the predominant, yet mistaken perspective in America that the national government is to deal with everything; leaving scraps for the states, which in turn leaves pieces for local governments. There are some who see that the central government under American federalism should have less power and obligation than state governments, while others see that state governments are to have even less power than local city governments. In any case, it appears most Americans hold a mixed up mindset that it is the job of government, when all is said and done, to deal with everything Americans desire....   [tags: Government, State, Sovereign state]

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The Two Texts Under Examination

- ... They were not exclusive; they cared for all the members and their concern was not affected by proximity. Irenaeus words his notion differently than Clement, but intends the same end---unity. “Having received this preaching and this faith, as I have said, the Church, although scattered in the whole world, carefully preserves it, as if living in one house.” Instead of the approach taken by Clement, Irenaeus claims that the binding factor of the church is that of the preached message. Because of adhering to the same message, he claims, “[It is] as if she had but one heart and one soul, and preaches them harmoniously, teaches them, and hands them down, as if she had but one mouth.” Instea...   [tags: Jesus, Trinity, God in Christianity, Christianity]

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Growing Up Under The Myth

- ... Therefore, this question perhaps warrants an answer from the objective observer, rather than from the individual himself to receive accurate inference. As a child, I always thought that a well-educated person was more superior to those of lesser education and believed that their education gave them an advantage on life. In fact, my parents perceived an elite education as highly imperative and the key entryway for many white-collar jobs and steady employment. I remember how they consistently reiterated to my siblings and I of the importance of an elite education and how as minority, it was essential for us to go far in life....   [tags: School, Education, Teacher, Learning]

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Slavery, Colonialism And Under Development

- ... He found that fictionalization was in fact a result of the slave trade. Ties between communities, villages and ethnic groups were weakened due to the threat of kidnappings; groups began to isolate themselves and distrust one another. Nunn argues that ethnic diversity is an important contributing factor to economic development and the lack thereof undermined Africa’s economic development. Finally, Nunn examined the relationship between the existence of traditional states and economic development....   [tags: Slavery, Africa, Colonialism]

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Under Armour Marketing Analysis

- Since its creation in 1996, Kevin Plank's Under Armour has under gone rapid expansion. It has taken over the performance apparel market in the United States, outselling sporting giants such as Nike and Addidas. The company has even expanded beyond the performance apparel line and introduced products including footwear and casual wear. Although it has an immense following in the United States, Under Armour has been facing many difficult barriers to their entry into foreign markets, specifically Europe....   [tags: Marketing]

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Under Armour Company Analysis

- ... They are projected to have a 21% growth rate, which can be sustained. “To put the potential in perspective, at this current growth rate Under Armour would hit about $12 billion in annual sales in 10 years, which is about half of where Nike is now.” (Under Armour potential, 2013) There foresight is a clear indication of corporate sustainability. They may not be able to overtake Nike in revenue gains, but coming from where they started, it’s a pretty good future in sight. Recently, Under Armour announced their purchasing of “Map My Fitness”, which is a fitness technology company powering one of the world’s largest digital fitness communities based out of Texas....   [tags: company, negatives, corporate, investment]

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Unbanked and Under-banked Communities

- ... According to the FDIC survey mentioned above, 20.1 percent of US households are under-banked, that represents 24 million households or 51 million adults. Unbanked and under-banked individuals typically share certain common characteristics such as: low-income individuals and families, not possessing a formal education (or having less education than other groups), young adults and households that are headed by women. The unbanked and under-banked also have disproportional representation in non-Asian minorities, such as: 21.7 percent blacks, 19.3 percent Hispanics and Native Americans at 15.5 percent ( Beard, Martha)....   [tags: financial transactions, accounts]

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Under Armour Case Study

- In order to beat its competitors, Under Armour Company can engage in market sensitive fresh product invention. New products are more likely to draw curiosity amongst the populations especially if they commensurate well with the prevailing trends (Hill & Jones 2009, p. 308). UA concentrated on the outside-in (market responsive) approach to carry out its strategies. It is reported that it sourced unique synthetic materials and employed on field product development. This enabled it to create the performance apparel segment in the athletic apparel market....   [tags: Case Study]

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Driving Under the Influence

- Drunk driving is an issue that effects many people across our nation. People do not realize the affects alcohol can have on the body and mind that slow decision making while driving. This issue begins in the home. Children see their parents, or other adults figures, have a beer or a cocktail and get in the car. Thus, making it seem like it is acceptable to drink and drive. “One in three people will be involved in an alcohol-related crash in their lifetime” (MADD). Driving under the influence is measured by a person’s blood alcohol level (BAC)....   [tags: Driving Safety, Drinking and Driving]

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One Nation Under Walmart

- Since the early ages of man there has always been dominating individuals, people that that are either physically stronger, smarter and/or both, compared to others. It is because of these individuals that the human race has survived. The stronger, smarter individuals became leaders and were the guides for the lesser individuals. As is in the case of Walmart, the world's largest corporation, a dominating leader, in the business of offering consumer goods at low prices. Any leader will come under scrutiny at some point during their rule, so it seems natural that Walmart would....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Under the Black Hood

- Your head is covered in a black hood. You can’t breath, you try to gasp for air, but the air is thin, like a piece of paper. You feel a scratch in your left ear, you try to reach, but you got handcuffs on your hands and legs, with a chain running from your front and back, like an animal. You try to move, but everything hurts. The itch remains, unbearable, like a bad dream. You arrive, but where. It’s hot and dry. They take the hood off. The bright light surprises your eyes, and everything goes white....   [tags: the road to Guantanamo Bay]

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Analytical Thinking Under Distrust

- In our social environment we run into the danger that someone is lying to us, distorts a fact when reproducing it, or perhaps entirely omits an important detail. It is widely known that people from time to time say an untruth. The high prevalence of deception and lie telling is well documented in research (e.g. DePaulo & Kashy, 1998; DePaulo, Kashy, Kirkendol, Wyer, & Epstein, 1996). Our ability to notice or recognise deception and lies and in a next step to respond appropriately is not very far-reaching....   [tags: unconscious distrust, falsehood, truth]

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Canada Under American Dominion

- The dawn of the 1970s brought forth a great change in the Canadian attitude towards economic relations with the United States. The oscillation of the Canadian economy, due to the Nixon Shock of 1971, greatly contributed to the rise of Canadian awareness regarding foreign investment; particularly increased trade dependence with the United States. As this awareness gradually began to present itself as paranoia, pressures fell on the government to pursue more nationalistic policies and mandates, which would eventually allow the nation to break free of American domination....   [tags: Canadian Attitude, Relations, America]

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Gun Control Under Control

- Gun Control Under Control Whenever a shooting happens, such Columbine, the Aurora Theater Shooting, or the Navy Yard shooting, the question of gun control comes up in politics again. Then after a month or two, the topic is dropped, until yet another shooting happens. When is this nation going to finally make a change. America needs to put more emphasis on making certain potential criminals and the clinically insane do not have access to such dangerous weapons. What about the little boy who found his parent’s gun in his parent’s bedside drawer and accidentally shot himself....   [tags: legal issues, Navy yard shooting]

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National Parks Under threat

- ... The National Parks show just how amazing our country is. They are some of the most beautiful places in the world. Pollution has taken a toll on the parks. Air pollution from nearby cities has affected views of famous attractions and litter from park congestion has affected the overall park atmosphere and animals. In the Smoky Mountains National Park in the Appalachians air pollution has become a huge issue. The National Parks Service has put out a statement about how severe the issue of air pollution has gotten they state that “Since 1948, based on regional airport records, average visibility in the southern Appalachians has decreased 40% in winter and 80% in summer....   [tags: revenue, government, local communities]

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Schemes Under Project Management

- Project management is a term coined to describe the process of developing, organizing, motivating, and allocating resources in order to achieve specific goals. Using this method, each project that an organization gears undergoes a life cycle that is managed by a team of people and their head supervisor. Schemes under project management require intricate planning via its leaders and sponsors, hard work from its staff, and strong leadership from the project manager, but the benefits derived from project management are tremendous....   [tags: project management, business world, goals]

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Under Armour

- History: 1996 Kevin Plank develops his first microfiber t-shirts to keep athletes dry during workouts and games he found Under Armour Athletic Apparel. Mission: “Under Armour was developed by athletes for athletes. We understand their needs and the demands of competition, What begin nearly a decade ago with superior under shirt for equipment sports has evolved into six diverse gear lines to cover all seasons. Climate and conditions by employing the finest microfiber fabric Under Armour has engineered the ultimate moisture transport System in garments that slide over your body like a second skin to keep cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game or a workout.” (Universe) Target...   [tags: Kevin Plank, athletes, apparel, sports]

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The Company That I Picked Was Under Armour

- Under Amour The company that I picked was Under Armour. According to reuters.com, a website that evaluates individual companies, “Under Armour is in the development, marketing, and distribution of apparel, footwear and accessories” (Reuters). The Under Armour headquarters is located in Baltimore, Maryland. Under Armour is a national corporation which sells their products mainly in North America. Under Armour also sells its products international in countries like Europe and Japan. The target customers for Under Armour are men, women, and children....   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management, Market research]

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Christmas Under Fire

- Christmas Under fire is a World War II propaganda film created by the G.P.O film unit under the instruction of the Ministry of Information. It was released in 1941 in an attempt to get the isolated United States to engage Germany and the Axis powers in World War II. The purpose of the film according to the director Harry Watt was to make Americans feel “Uncomfortable while they celebrated Christmas.”(Sarah Street, 79). The film showed the Christmas of 1940 which occurred at the height of the Blitz of London....   [tags: War World II propaganda film]

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School Performance: Under-Achievement

- One definition of under-achievement could be the following: "school performance, usually measured by grades that is substantially below what would be predicted on the basis of the student’s mental ability, typically measured by intelligence or standardised academic tests" (McCall 1992, pag. 54). There must be noted that there is a difference between under-achievement and low achievement, the latter refers to a situation where the pupil is achieveing to the extent of their abilities, but is well below average compared to their peers, whilst under-achievement occurs when students achievements are below what is expected according to their abilities....   [tags: education, grades, mental ability]

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Under Age Smoking

- Under Age Smoking Cigarettes a hazard to life have become very common. It is just a burning a piece of paper and tobacco, but smokers ignore and take the carbon dioxide into the lungs. People are killing themselves and harming others by smoking. The awareness among the people has been rising but many of the young people ignore the dangers, and still many diseases are happening; consequence would be more deaths. The dangers of smoking are many, but still cigarettes have become common; every third person smokes these days....   [tags: Teen Smoking, Study Review]

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Under Armour And Its Effect On The World

- ... On October 21st and 22nd, the DJIA and Under Armour moved down due to talks about prescription drugs. On the 21st the DJIA lost 13.43 points and Under Armour lost .48 points. Health Care stocks were falling because of scrutiny over prices of drugs which Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida said certain pharmaceutical companies are engaging in “pure profiteering” and that high prices threaten to “bankrupt our systems” (Josephs, 2015). On October 22nd the DJIA fall 48.5 points and Under Armour fell .82 points due to a negative report about a Canadian drug maker, who was the most active stock on the New York stock exchange....   [tags: Federal Reserve System, Monetary policy]

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Egypt under Mubarak

- Egypt plays an extremely significant role as one of the major powers in the Middle East. Egyptian force in the Arab world stems from the strength of its cultural life which makes it extremely difficult to be ignored. The book, “Egypt under Mubarak” features essays from seven different authors, which examine the causes and consequences of the many crises Egypt has faced. Mubarak comes into power taking upon himself the previous Egyptian political, sociological, and economic problems left by Sadat and Nasser....   [tags: Egypt]

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Under One Roof

- I remember being a kid, and on vacations spending time with my grandma. With such an age difference between her and I there wasn’t a lot we both came to terms on doing for the day. Walmart was always the most common day trips we would take. It was so convenient for me to find the latest trends of kids apparel, while my grandma was fortunate enough to find the cheapest cotton underwear, in her opinion. With gas prices raising from when my grandma first got her license she was very sparing with the gas in her 1998 Chevy Malibu....   [tags: Business Management]

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Under Prairie Skies

- We met at our usual place, under an ancient soft maple ringed by the deadwood of a particularly violent spring. It stood alone on the shore of a clover field precisely halfway between Chicago and St. Louis. We often used the fallen branches for our campfires, and as I prepared to land I decided to gather some before Susie showed up. I touched down among the drowsy purple clover heads, absorbing the shock in my calves and thighs. I was hunting firewood when I saw her streaking in from the north. I almost waved, but then on a mischievous whim I crouched down among the gently swaying plants....   [tags: reunion, fire, weapons]

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The Debate with "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance

- There is a two word phrase in a thirty-one word sentence that has caused one of the largest debates in the U.S. history. The wording of the Pledge of Allegiance has been debated since the phrase “under God” was added in 1954. It was on Flag Day in 1954 that President Eisenhower and congress changed the phrase “one nation indivisible” to “one nation, under God, indivisible" (Haynes, Chaltain, and Glisson 154). The Knights of Columbus had urged the change to make it different than similar pledges that were recited by “godless communists” (O’Connor 1)....   [tags: congress, religious, flag, country]

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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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Review Of ' Under The Lion 's Paw '

- ... That 's the kind of religion I got, an ' it 's about the only kind.” He is quick to add “Don 't want any pay. My religion ain 't run on such business principles.” The second couple Garland introduces and wants the reader to cheer for is the Haskins and their children “two little half-sleeping children and (…) a babe“. Their story is one of hard work and bad luck: they have” been eat up 'n ' drove out by grasshoppers” but also of courage, resilience, and hope in humanity as “the world was not so desolate and cold and hopeless, after all.” To achieve the writing of the perfect short story, Kurt Vonnegut adds that the writer should make sure that every character wants something....   [tags: Short story, Short stories, Kurt Vonnegut]

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The Philippine Executive Under the 1987 Constitution

- Introduction In the analysis of the Philippine Executive, it is best to study the Office of the President. Throughout history, different personalities have occupied the Office of the President who may have institutionalized or de-institutionalized it. Since the creation of the 1987 Constitution, there have been four presidents that have been under the Constitution. The 1987 Constitution The 1935 Constitution provided for a Head of State and Head of Government which is co-equal and co-ordinate with the legislative and judiciary....   [tags: office of the president, control power]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Under The Same Moon '

- 2. “Under the Same Moon” point by point a. Feminism is a reasons for women to abandon a young child. On the other hand, in the movie “Under the Same Moon” Rosario is a determined woman, responsible, and hard worker. She is a single mother who had to live her 5 year old son, Carlitos, in the care of her mother while she looked for employment opportunities in a different country. Rosario was falling in love with her coworker, Paco, who worked as a security mam at the house where she worked as a house keeper....   [tags: Family, Mother, Employment, Woman]

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Pentecostalism: The Temple of Freedom Under God

- The Temple of Freedom Under God, Church of God, is one of the oldest religious organizations located in the District of Colombia, whose congregation is currently being led under the supervision of Elder Walter D. Roman, Sr. Like many of the Pentecostal churches in this day and age, the Temple of Freedom Under God’s practices and beliefs coincide with the traditional practices of the earlier Pentecostal African American churches, holding tightly onto the doctrines that were instilled in The Gospel Spreading Church during the 1900s....   [tags: Religion]

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The Rights Of Individuals Under International Law

- In this paper, I will discuss the rights of individuals under International Law to a fair trial currently, and how the international community is trying to make changes to better educate people on their rights and also to work towards making these laws more clearly defined internationally. I will argue that fact that need to be a more clearly set guidelines for the international courts systems, under international law. In doing my research I looked very closely at what can be done to change the human’s rights violations being committed and practiced throughout the world....   [tags: Human rights, Law]

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Adoption : A Child Under The Age Of Three

- ... That being stated, the price of adoption gravely depends on whether you use a private adoption agency or you go through a state funded agency. “Most private adoptions are for infants and require extensive fees. Private Adoption Cost - $25,000-$50,000” ("The Differences Between Private and Foster Care Adoption"). Although state agency is far less costly than private adoption agencies, the wait for a state-funded agency can range from 1 month to 5 years, depending on the situation, this is according to American Adoption Agencies....   [tags: Adoption, Foster care, Foster care adoption]

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The Men Are No Longer Under The Umbrella Of Straight

- They would almost never do so for a man—not because they 're shy, but because they don 't care. (Straight girl and gay man).” I believe that this dynamic changes once the men are no longer under the umbrella of straight. Everything that a gay, bi, or transgendered man does is scrutinized just as woman; they are watched and judged by the public no matter what they do. For example on page 3037 after Benjamin and Jake had sat down for dinner at a restaurant, Jake is displeased by the way everyone is looking at them, judging them....   [tags: Love, Damsel in distress, Cinderella, Debut albums]

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Power of War Under the American Constitution

- When the United States has a crisis with war or domestic issues, the president has the ultimate power to protect the people. Under the constitution the president has the rank of commander in chief which is the highest military authority. Congress has the power to declare war but often times that power is ignored by presidents. Without a declaration of war, presidents do have authority under the constitution to send troops to other countries with the motive of protecting the country. The president, however, runs a risk of causing an undeclared war....   [tags: crisis, president, congress]

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Nutrition Are Most Affected By Under Nutrition

- ... Villages in Africa often do not have the proper resources for safe food and water, which can cause children to get certain bacteria’s which will lead to under nutrition. (WHO, 2012) Overweight and Obesity affects many different people and at different point of time in their life. The group that is most affected by overweight and obesity is Non-Hispanic blacks with a rate of forty seven percent. Obesity is higher among the age group of forty to fifty-nine. Adults of the older age group are more prone for overweight and obesity....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Malnutrition, Dieting]

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The Belief Of God Fall Under Epistemology

- In the study of philosophy, many questions about God are discussed. One section of these questions deals with the concept of belief. More specifically, it deals with belief in God and if one should partake in it. Many debates are present in this section, questioning whether religion is helpful or harmful. This debate is actually very important, as certain conclusions can create both believers and nonbelievers. Additionally, it can open up important discussions about social and religious issues....   [tags: Religion, Philosophy, William James, Karl Marx]

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A Peak Under the Skirt of Rape Culture

- "Did you see what she was wearing; no wonder he assumed she wanted it." Does this sound familiar to anyone. It does to me. This is just a glimpse of some words, and actions, that are only the tip of the ice-berg; we call 'rape culture'. A lot of people are unaware this sort of language, or behavior, even goes on. Even more people are aware of these types of things, yet they don’t find them inappropriate, or see anything wrong with a little harmless joking. The fact is rape culture affects our life, whether we acknowledge it or not....   [tags: grey rape, forceful violence]

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Delineation: An Overview of the Policy under Analysis

- I. Delineation an Overview of the Policy under Analysis What is this specific policy or general policy area to be analyzed. Warne, D. (2007) states that there are many injustices within the “system” ,but Health Care Policy; which determines who gets health services, what those services are and how those services are delivered and Education Policy which determines who gets educational programs, what those programs are and how those programs are administered are among the highest needed policies that need attending to....   [tags: education, program, policies, admintered]

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Children Under The Age Of Five Will Die

- Every minute, 21 children under the age of five will die, mainly as a result of disease (“Goal: Reduce Child Mortality” 2). That is 29,000 children every single day. What is even more distressing is that most of these deaths could have been prevented if these children were born in a developed country. In fact, an Ethiopian child is 30 times more likely to die by his or her fifth birthday than a child born in the United States ("Goal: Reduce Child Mortality” 2). Disease is currently an enormous issue facing countries in the developing world as disease is responsible for 42% of deaths compared to just 1.2% in industrialized countries, (Gaziano, Thomas et al, 27)....   [tags: Developing country, Developed country, Health care]

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The Separation Of A Contract Under English Law

- ... As this would be seen as a commercial transaction, it would create a strong presumption that the parties do intent to create legal relations. On Tuesday, Cecilia faxed Andy stating “I will only pay £125. That is absolutely my top price, take it or leave it.” It is noted that Cecilia was experiencing problems with her telephone connection and this fax was never received by Andy. An acceptance must be unconditional and correspond with the exact terms proposed by the offeror. Firsty, Cecilia decided to fax Andy whereas he had requested a response "by email"....   [tags: Contract, Offer and acceptance]

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Women Of Children Under The Age Of 18

- ... Growing up very Americanized one of the women, Lina, said she never thought something like forced marriage would happen to her. Her parents told her that one of her relatives was sick, and living in Yemen and she had to visit them. When she got to Yemen, her parents told her she needed to consent to marrying someone she didn’t know as a way of helping her relative get better. She followed through with the marriage, but when she did, her whole life changed. As a 19 year old, she soon had children and lived with someone she barely knew, but she knew it would make her parents happy ( Ludden, 2015, p.1)....   [tags: Marriage, Arranged marriage, Family]

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Protected Classes Under The Spanish Constitution

- ... Until recently Spanish law did not allow for dismissal unless the employee was guilty of a heinous crime and even now, most courts will rule in favor of the employee. Employment in Spain is seen as ownership of the employee typically, there are two circumstances at which you may dismiss an employee: Collective dismissals and Individual dismissals. Workforce Reductions Collective dismissals are justified on grounds of economical, technical or organizational reasons. When the future of the company is in danger and it is advisable to terminate a number of employment contract to overcome the hardship....   [tags: Employment, Trade union, Labour relations]

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Proposed Repercussions for Driving Under the Influence

- A few years ago my grandmother was on her way home from her cabin late in the afternoon. A drunk driver failed to stay in his lane on the road and hit her car head on. The intoxicated driver fled on foot but was found hiding in a corn field by a police officer shortly after the accident. After spending several days in the hospital and several months recovering, my grandmother later found out that this driver fled the scene of the accident because he did not have a valid driver’s license. It had been revoked previously due to a DUI offense; however, this was not his first offense....   [tags: Effects and Overview]

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The Role Of Women Under Christian Religion

- ... People can take this and see why women are to be seen second. Eve was second to be made, taken out of Adam rib and was created. How Eve disobey God by eating the fruit and led the outcast for her and her husband. Also God curses Eve of being owned by her husband. But at the same time, that’s how the human race was created. Adam and Eve created a long history, if it wasn’t for Eve eating that fruit, we wouldn’t have existed in the first place. “By the time of Jesus, women no longer had the freedoms and status they had enjoyed in the Old Testament era....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Bible, Adam and Eve]

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Under the Spell of a Sorcerer’s Love

- In “Sorcerer Love: A Reading of Plato’s Symposium, Diotima’s Speech,” Luce Irigaray argues that Socrates argues for two incompatible propositions, both he learned from Diotima. The first that love is a demonic intermediary and the second is that love is a means to immortality. Luce Irigaray believes that the first position is Diotima’s and that Socrates misunderstood Diotima. Irigaray contrasts Diotima’s dialectic to Hegel’s dialectic. Hegel’s dialectic is one in which the first term in the argument transforms into something like the antithesis, developing a synthesis....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Under the Red Flag, by Ha Jin

- In Ha Jin’s Under the Red Flag, the author interweaves different stories to showcase the individuals’ struggle to go against their natural instincts, as a means to comply with New China’s standards. These standards have been dictated by the political enforcers, and have established a new underlying moral basis that is expected of everyone to comply with. Although the stories are quite different, the connection they share is clearly explicated—they all combat the societal pressures to change themselves or face the consequences of being different....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Document Under Analysis : Ibn Rushd

- Part I: Evaluation The author of the document under analysis is Ibn Rushd, who was better-known in the Latin West as Averroes, and lived between 1126 and 1198. According to the introductory note to the excerpt, Ibn Rushd was a leading (distinguished) Muslim philosopher of the twelfth century. A confirmation of his greatness is that, he was well-known to the "thirteenth century western Europeans," (220) as they enjoyed reading his philosophical interpretation of the accounts of Aristotle. In addition, Ibn Rushd rose to the ranks and became a "jurist of the Maliki tradition” (220)....   [tags: Islam, Sharia, Hadith, Javed Ahmad Ghamidi]

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The Soviet Union Under Joseph Stalin

- The Soviet Union Under Joseph Stalin The Soviet Union Under Joseph Stalin Joseph Stalin came to power in Russia shortly after Socialist leader, Vladimir Lenin died. After eliminating his political competition, Stalin finally became the chief in charge of the Soviet Union. Stalin then lead Russia into a downward spiral. Stalin was a brutal ruler for Russia due to his irrational ways of leading the country. Corruption of the government was one factor that contributes to the controversy of Stalin’s methods of dictatorship....   [tags: Socialist Leader, Dictatorship, World History]

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