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Bill Moyers, By Bill Mark Johnson

- In 2008, Bill Moyers, of PBS’ Bill Moyers Journal, interviewed Mark Johnson, Co-Founder of Playing for Change. Johnson stated, “Well I think music is the one thing that opens the door to bringing people to a place where they are all connected. It is easy to connect to the world through music, you know.” Johnson strives to bring musicians together from around the world to unify the world. Bill Moyers explained, “The film brings together musicians from around the world - from blues singers in a waterlogged New Orleans, to chamber groups in Moscow and a South African choir - they celebrate songs familiar and new, to touch something common in each of us.” Johnson transformed distance musicians...   [tags: United States, Pledge of Allegiance, Bill Moyers]

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Bill Gates : The American Dream

- The American dream to many is the social climb of classes and accumulation of wealth. For some it is just maybe getting their dream job or getting into their number one college. Everyone has dreams of what they want to be or do when they are older. Many have no clue if they are making the right decision, but some are so determined that nothing could get into their way. Some people just have dreams of doing something they enjoy but never really imagine it going that far. All major companies started off as ideas that someone had and decided to make it into a reality....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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Bill Gates : An International Hero

- What is a hero. Do they put the bad guys in jail and make the community a better place. There are many ways to define what a hero is and who is worthy to be called a hero. Bill Gates is an international hero. Son of a successful lawyer, and whose mother was a businesswoman, expectations for Bill were surely high. Since the age of 13 he created several programs some that included hacking his school’s computer system, and some for his school, which included one that was able to collect every teacher’s attendance....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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Empowering The World By Bill Gates

- Empowering the World Bill Gates once said, “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” It 's no secret that our world is facing many daunting issues, such as poverty, misogny, racism, and discrimination, but there are those who work towards making our world a safe haven for all its inhabitants. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a private organization that extends globally, is one such group that has focused on the betterment of the people. They turn their focus out into the global world, as well as helping out in the United States....   [tags: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates]

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

- In the United States, public schools have financial difficulties. They are also impacted by reducing enrolments and cuts in local, state and federal funding, which the result is eliminating the programs such as music, art, and physical education. Therefore, some corporation and individual donors start to help the public schools to prevent them shutting down. Bill and Melinda Gates, Eli Broad, and Walter Annenberg are the funders which donate millions of dollars to the public school in order to improve public education....   [tags: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates]

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – A Tradition of Giving Both the Gates and French families instilled the values of volunteerism and civic engagement. Our families believed that if life happens to bless you, you should use those gifts as well and as wisely as you can. ¬– Bill and Melinda Gates In 2000, the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, and his wife, Melinda French Gates, founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation also known as the Gates Foundation. The Gates Foundation has a diverse global presence with its headquarters in Seattle, Washington and other offices in India, China, Europe, Middle East, and several regions in Africa (Foundation fact sheet, 2015, para....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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The Life and Accomplishments of Bill Gates

- Bill Gates People, nowadays, spend many of their time with technology, working or having fun. One of those people who has contributed to technology is Steve Jobs, who created Apple Inc. which revolutionized the computer and mainly tablet industry with its amazing features. As equal as important as Steve Jobs, Marc Andreessen lead the creation of NCSA Mosaic, the web browser that transformed how we think about the World Wide Web. Additional to that, Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web, which changed the way people communicate, work, study, and play....   [tags: microsoft, bill gates, ibm]

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The Legacy Of President Bill Clinton

- There are many things that a President is, intelligent, gentlemanly, calm, collected, and skilled. President Bill Clinton had all of these qualities, even though the media tried to slanderize him. He was extremely diplomatic in both foreign and domestic affairs while still creating a balanced economy and surplus in the budget. But even great men have their drawbacks, marriage infidelities, disastrous trade deals, and terrorist threats that would taint their otherwise fine legacy as President. Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe, III in Hope, Arkansas, to William J....   [tags: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush]

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Bill Clinton Is A Good President

- 15 Bill Clinton Bill Clinton, 42nd United States President, was a good president but made some wrong choices. The preview life of bill clinton is that he had rough childhood wasn’t the poorest or the richest but as time went on he had a good head on his shoulders.His parents are Mr.William jefferson Bylthe jr and Mrs.Virginia Dell Cassidy. His dad was a travelling salesman but sadly died in a car wreck just 3 months before bill was born. His mother had given bill to her parents to watch over while she went to school to be a nurse....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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Bill Gates : The Most Influential Man

- Becoming the richest man in the world, Bill Gates is one of the most influential men. Not only is Bill Gates one of the most influential figures in the world, but he is also one of the most influential figures in the business world. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington. Gates was born into already well established family. “His father, William Henry Gates Jr., was a successful lawyer, and his mother, Mary Maxwell, was chairwoman of United Way International.”(Stevenson)....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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The Importance of The Bill of Rights in Society Today

- When the Second Constitutional Convention wrote the Constitution in 1787, there was a controversy between the federalists and the anti-federalists surrounding whether or not to have a Bill of Rights. The anti-federalists claimed that a bill of rights was needed that listed the guaranteed rights that the government could never take away from a person i.e. “inalienable rights.” A Bill of Rights was eventually deemed necessary, and has worked for over 210 years. There are many reasons why the ten amendments are still valid to this day, and the best examples are the First Amendment, concerning the freedom of religion, the Fifth Amendment, and the Sixth Amendment....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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Bill Gates 's Impact On America

- Bill Gates not only in America, but also the world has caused a mammoth effect. Bill Gates is the man people credited for creating the success of Microsoft, and the Xbox gaming console. However, Forbes magazine says, “The world will remember Bill Gates”(Thorpe). Yes, the world will remember Bill Gates not because he was the richest man in the world for 14 years straight (Thorpe), but because of all his efforts overseas and how he encourages other wealthy people to share their money with the less fortunate....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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Bill Gates 's Impact On America

- Bill Gates has had a mammoth effect not only in America, but also the world. Bill Gates is the man people credited for creating the success of Microsoft, and the Xbox gaming console. However, Forbes magazine says, “The world will remember Bill Gates”(Forbes). Yes, the world will remember Bill Gates not because he was the richest man in the world for 14 years straight (Forbes), but because of all his efforts overseas and how he encourages other wealthy people to share their money with the less fortunate....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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The Three Fold Influence Of Bill Gates

- The Three-Fold Influence of Bill Gates Bill Gates is one of the most powerful, famous and wealthy people in the world. He is also one of the biggest philanthropists who are responsible for giving away billions of dollars to worthy causes and people in need all over the world. As a self-made businessman and founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has had more influence over the basic aspects of peoples ' lives than almost any other person in the world. These three factors of wealth, philanthropy, and invention mean that Bill Gates, for me, is one of the most influential people in the history....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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The Legend Of Entrepreneur -- Bill Gates

- The Legend of Entrepreneur----Bill Gates Entrepreneurs are one of the most important roles in social development. Successful Entrepreneurs usually concentrate their work. Many countries have a lot of brilliant Entrepreneurs such as Sony Corporation 's author Akio Morita, Oracle Corporation 's founder Larry Ellison, and General Electric Corporation 's CEO Jack Welch. However, in the 20th century a youngster successfully created a computer system that changed all over the world. His name is Bill Gates, a person who created a miracle....   [tags: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Computer, Operating system]

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Steve Jobs And Bill Gates

- I have picked Steve Jobs and Bill Gates as my choice for the cultural icons. They are well known for the companies they have founded and are very popular in today’s day in age. They are both united into making well-built and magnificent products that are under their business known as Apple and Microsoft. They do have their differences on who makes the better computer or other product, fighting for which is better. Both of them have their popularity, and have their importance in this society, giving hope to young entrepreneurs into starting their own business and they, as well as their team, push technology into a whole new level....   [tags: Steve Jobs, Apple Inc., Bill Gates, Microsoft]

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Bill Gates And Its Impact On The World

- In 2003, Bill Gates earned $23,148 a minute, $1.38 million an hour, leading to a total of $33.3 million a day (Roche). Growing up, he always had an interest in computer technology. While attending Lakeside School, he met Allen Paul who went on to be his co-worker. After high school, he briefly attended college, then dropped out shortly after receiving an excellent job offer. He formed Microsoft and its success exceeded his, and others, expectations. Microsoft windows evolved and its popularity continued to grow....   [tags: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Altair 8800]

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The 2014 Farm Bill Analysis and Description

- Farmers and taxpayers have brought their concerns to the government regarding agriculture since the first farm bill in 1933. The bill was called the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933. It was enacted in response to the Great Depression. The rapidly dropping crop prices, national hunger, and trade failure spurned the farmers and consumers to cry out to the government. The government responded with the Agricultural Adjustment Act that adapted tax and production laws to fit the needs of the economy....   [tags: farmers, farm bill, agriculture, crops]

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Bill Clinton : The President Of The United States

- On November 1995, Bill Clinton made a huge mistake that would cost him his position as the president of the United States. Having sexual relations with then intern, Monica Lewinsky has affected many people all over the world in different ways. Since 2005,Clinton has been rated as one of the top presidents according to an ABC News poll. Although he is considered a prime president since scandal has affected his family, supporters, the national government and relations with other countries. I believe the speech; “I Have Sinned” was intended mainly for the U.S citizens, his family and friends, the national government, allied countries, his religion and anyone else affected by this scandal....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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Standardized Education Bill

- Section One: This bill will reform the education system. Every teacher can keep their current job as long as they pass the new standardized test and certifications put into place, with all states within the United States of America abiding by these reforms. Section Two: On average the US spends about $15 thousand per student, and places 17th in the developed world. Compare that to Finland, the top country for education , who on average spends a bit less than eight thousand dollars per student and has a 100% literacy rate, and the highest rank of math and science scores....   [tags: Standardized Education Bill]

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The Global Leadership Summit : Bill Hybels

- Bill Hybels talked a bit about some of the answers to those questions during the Global Leadership Summit. He gave us the example of a soldier in the war, saying that we need to live a connected life to Jesus and part of that is to think like a solider, constantly ask ourselves “where am I?”; “where is the enemy”, and “where is my buddy.” II agree with Bill and believe that asking ourselves these questions, being alert to ourselves and where we are can help us to redirect our lives to a healthy place where we can better gage if we are drifting, or if we are climbing....   [tags: Emotion, Emotional intelligence, Bill Hybels]

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Presidential Greatness And The Case For Bill Clinton

- Style is a form of social discourse that determines “the way in which we do something” and which “rules” we must follow when interacting with different discourse communities. (Brummett 3; Johns 514). Though style extends far beyond language, writing styles are especially indicative of how we communicate with those around us. In the following piece, I conduct a stylistic analysis of my final paper for PSCI 353 (American Presidency), titled “Presidential Greatness and the Case for Bill Clinton”. My piece is thirteen pages long and details the successes and failures of President Bill Clinton as I argue that he earned the title of “Greatness”....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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My Life By President Bill Clinton

- The Book “My Life” written by President Bill Clinton is his political manifesto for the third, and most significant, political campaign: “his continuing appeal for history 's mandate.” In fact, all his life, the poor, flabby educated boy from the Arkansas was forced 'to keep score '. When Clinton was President, he asked his many friends how he could be assessed vis-à-vis to the top American presidents of the recent past. Similar to his presidency, Clinton stressed for the highest goals, however, he had to leave the office of presidency in humiliation....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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William Jefferson 's Bill Clinton

- William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe iii) was born on the date of August 19, 1946 in Arkansas. His mother, Virginia Dell, remarried Roger Clinton Sr. after his father died in a car accident three months before little baby Bill was born. Bill Clinton took his stepfather 's last name. "Clinton says he remembers his stepfather as a gambler and an alcoholic who regularly abused his mother and half-brother, Roger Clinton Jr.." ("Bill Clinton." Wikipedia.) To the point where he intervened multiple times, informing Roger that he would use physical violence to protect them....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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The Bill And Melinda Gates : The Most Influential People Of The World

- Time’s 100 +1 Most Influential People 2014 was a year of big events, from record breaking events in the Sochi Winter Olympics to the Ebola virus outbreak, 2014 had its ups and downs. Surrounded by these groundbreaking events, Time Magazine compiled the 100 most influential people of the year. Although Time did an impeccable job of composing this list, one man was left off. This man funded the prevention of around 13.6 million deaths, was owner of a foundation that funded over 3.6 billion in scholarships, and donated billions to over 25 charitable foundations....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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A Bill of Rights

- A Bill of Rights A Bill of Rights is a statement of values and standards, of rights and responsibilities. It is a 'higher law' than those which Parliament passes, and a standard by which to judge these laws. It sets out our rights and responsibilities as individuals. Arguments for a Bill of Rights * a Bill of Rights gives you the chance to fight for your rights in court * if a Bill of Rights is 'entrenched', Parliament must make sure that laws take account of those rights included in it * a Bill of Rights can give protection to vulnerable minorities * human rights education is easier if there is a sin...   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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The United States President´s Rights to Veto a Bill

- The President of the United States holds ultimate authority over any piece of legislation. This right is given by the U.S. Constitution through the power of the Presidential veto. The Constitution states that after a bill is passed through both the House of Representatives and the Senate, it is to be given to the President for what is essentially the final OK. If the President approves of the bill and its contents, he is to sign the bill within ten days, thus passing it as a law. If he does not sign the bill within ten days it is considered approved and the bill is passed (the exception to this being the pocket veto which will be discussed below)....   [tags: president, veto, bill]

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The And Of The Bill

- Healthcare is a constantly changing field that will always have room for improvement. Whether it is the way we make decisions for our patients on a daily basis or policies put in place by legislative personnel, change in the way healthcare providers practice can improve and even save patient’s lives. As providers, we must be the initiator for improvements needed in the healthcare field and encourage others to do the same. The Frontlines to Lifelines Act of 2015 is a bill introduced on January 28th 2015 by, junior senator from Illinois, Mark Kirk....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse, Health care provider]

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Bill Gates: One of America’s Greatest

- When people think of a hero they think of Superman, Batman, or Spiderman, but what they should think of are people that make difference. Bill Gates has made a huge difference in today’s world; he is an extremely successful entrepreneur, an active philanthropist, and a very motivated person in general. With this motivation he has and will accomplish anything he puts his mind to. He was CEO of Microsoft and became the richest man in the world. He also created one of the most credible and generous charitable organization in the world....   [tags: Biography, Bill Gates]

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William Jefferson 's Bill Clinton

- In a period of an election, people look around and about for a candidate that has policies that will favor them. Most candidates, unfortunately, use this as a leverage to raise false hopes and promises. The people of America deserve better than that. A candidate should be realistic and not just for the sake of power, throw dust into the eyes of the people. William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton was the 42nd present of the United States and the first Democrat to serve two terms in office since FDR....   [tags: Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Arkansas]

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Bill Gates Leader Report

- Bill Gates Leader Report My favorite leader is William Henry Gates III, or Bill Gates to most people. Bill Gates is a computer engineer and world-class entrepreneur. He founded Microsoft Corporation in 1975 with a high school friend named Paul Allen. The leadership role that he serves is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation. Up until 1998, Gates was CEO of the company, but he relieved himself of those duties, and currently is only a software architect and serves on the Microsoft committee....   [tags: Bill Gates]

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Bill Clinton 's Influence On Foreign Policy

- Bill Clinton was known as a man who was very smart and a very capable human being of being president as he dealt with the problems which the world faced. His foreign policy though, was seen as a proverbial Achilles heel. There were as several critics who praised him for his intellect, though they criticized him as they believed he had lacked long-term strategy or vision. Bill Clinton’s methods were seen as not very clear and defined regarding his foreign policy, which led people in countries like China, England and Japan to question his agenda....   [tags: Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton]

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The Effect the Protection of State Information Bill Will Have on South African Democracy if Passed

- Introduction The Protection of State Information Bill is a controversial bill passed in early 2010 by the South African government, but was soon called back into analysis. Since then there have been consistent rumours about the bill being passed into law. There are numerous organisations opposed to this bill, and few people who would benefit from it, raising the question of if this bill would signal the end of democracy in South Africa. Organisations Right2Know Right2Know is an activist company founded as an opposition to the Secrecy Bill....   [tags: Right2Know, secrecy bill]

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Kill Hamlet: What Kill Bill and Hamlet Teach Us About Revenge

- “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” The Sicilian proverb used as Kill Bill Vol. 2's tagline perfectly points out a tragic flaw shared by Shakespeare's Hamlet and Quentin Tarentino's modern hero: Bill (from Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Kill Bill Vol. 2). In Kill Bill Beatrice is a killer belonging to a team of assassins lead by a man by the name of Bill. Beatrice and her master fall in love and one night while she is on a job, she discovers she is pregnant. She realizes the world of assassins is no place for a mother and makes the decision to leave the team and leave Bill....   [tags: Hamlet, Kill Bill, revenge,]

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Bill of Rights: Opression by the Government

- After that horrific tragedy that befell our nation on September eleventh of two-thousand and one, legislative and executive branches instituted a series of proclamations to provide a higher quality of homeland security. A mist all the commotion these new decrees' were formulated, ratified, and executed with great haste. Despite there efforts, elected officials allowed emotions to play a role in there decision making. Some of these current policies have sections or clauses that infringe on the Bill of Rights....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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A Phoney in The Fifty Dollar Bill

- A Phoney in The Fifty Dollar Bill       In "The Fifty Dollar Bill" written by Donald Hall, the narrator of the story seems to be an honest man, but is he really. I believe for the most part he is very honest—except for when he did not want to be drafted so he bribed his congressman. He had several reasons for wanting to be exempt from the draft. He was always honest, until he realized he had something important that could be lost. The very beginning of the story starts with the narrator talking to us (the readers) about how honest he is....   [tags: The Fifty Dollar Bill]

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Bill Evans : The Great Influence On A Whole Genre Of Music

- A single artist can have a very strong impact on a whole genre of Music. We have seen this time and time again through artists such as Charlie Parker, David Brubeck, John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Miles Davis, and various others. All of these artists had tremendous influences on the different eras that evolved throughout the history of Jazz. Bill Evans, and American jazz pianist, was no different. Just as Charlie Parker had started the evolution of Bebop and influenced the subsequent generations of Jazz Artists, Bill Evans has influenced Modern Jazz and the generations of artists that followed him....   [tags: Jazz, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Kind of Blue]

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Management and Change, Bill Gates

- Management and Change, Bill Gates William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft had revenues of US$32.19 billion for the fiscal year ending June 2002, and employs more than 50,000 people in 72 countries and regions. Born on Oct. 28, 1955, Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney....   [tags: Bill Gates Microsoft]

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Technology Strategy And Management The Legacy Of Bill Gates

- Source 1 Michael Cusumano writes an article titled, Technology Strategy and Management the Legacy of Bill Gates, focusing on Gates’ core reasons for developing Microsoft, how he managed his company and collaboration decisions with other companies. Cusumano begins by stating that because Gates is retired, it is safe to evaluate what makes him an ultimate legacy. He continues on by mentioning talents and, organized in steps, the visionary thoughts for Microsoft from Gates. So, from Gates being a pronounced hacker, work positions in the company today, to a short comparison with Apple; Cusumano points out how well Gates has built his company with little to no experience of running a huge techno...   [tags: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Bismuth-209, Steve Ballmer]

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The Bill 1671 Signed By California Governor Jerry Brown

- The Week continues with the Assembly Bill 1671 signed by California governor Jerry Brown. The bill criminalizes many forms of whistleblowing in the health-care industry. The author believes that this bill is ill-advised and states that Planned Parenthood doesn’t want anyone looking at their operations. In Columbia, the Communist guerrillas were defeated, however, the vote to ratify a treaty with the guerrillas was rejected. The author believes that people do not trust the guerrillas and we would have voted the same way they did....   [tags: Voting, Democracy, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton]

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Bill of Rights To Protect From Tyranny

- After the Constitution was written, the new born nation was immediately split into two political sides, the federalists and the anti-federalists, over the ratification. Federalists, southern planters or people that tended to hold interest in trade, advocated a strong executive. On the other hand, anti-federalists, back country people or people involved in business but not in the mercantile economy, opposed the ratification of the constitution. The two sides, after much debate, were able to come to a compromise after the Bill of Rights was included into the Constitution....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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Bill Gates: The New Revolutionary Creator

- Bill Gates The New Revolutionary Creator Introduction Throughout my journey in this honors seminar, I have read about several creators (in Creating Minds) who were pioneers or masters in their respective domains. Each of these creators (Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Ghandi) was researched by Howard Gardner who then classified each one as representing one of his seven intelligences (Intrapersonal, Logical/Mathematical, Visual/Spatial, Musical, Verbal/Linguistic, Kinesthetic, and Interpersonal)....   [tags: Bill Gates Papers]

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William Buffalo Bill Cody

- William Buffalo Bill Cody Buffalo Bill was one of the most interesting figures of the old west, and the best known spokesman of the new west. Buffalo Bill was born in 1846 and his real name was William Frederick Cody. Cody was many things. He was a trapper, bullwhacker, Colorado 'Fifty-Niner';, Pony Express rider, Civil War soldier, wagonmaster, stagecoach driver, and even a manager of a hotel. He changed his name to Buffalo Bill sometime in his early twenties for his skill while supplying railroad workers with buffalo meat....   [tags: Biography Biographies Buffalo Bill Essays]

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The Necessity of The Bill of Rights: How these Rights Could Have Saved Proctor in Arthur Miller's, The Crucible

- The Bill of Rights is dictation of the first ten Amendments to the constitution, written in their inventive form. The most important articles in the Bill of Rights are amendments five and eight, which protect one’s right to a speedy trial and just punishment. In the end of The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, we are able to recognize the necessity of these articles, because combined; they could have helped save Proctor’s life. Amendments are laws that are mandatory rules/regulations by the people for the people....   [tags: The Crucible, Bill of Rights]

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Bill Gates's Leaderhsip

- Bill Gates's Leaderhsip A Visionary Leader: Traits If we are talking creativity and ideas, Bill Gates is an American unoriginal. He is Microsoft's chief and co-founder, he is the world's richest man, and his career delivers this message: It can be wiser to follow than to lead. Let the innovators hit the beaches and take the losses; if you hold back and follow, you can clean up in peace and quiet. Gates is the Bing Crosby of American technology, granted he is an unusually hard-driving and successful businessman....   [tags: Management Leadership Bill Gates]

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What Bill Cosby Taught Me About Sexual Violence And Flying

- In the article, “What Bill Cosby Taught Me about Sexual Violence and Flying”, Kiese Laymon’s main pitch is that racial issue and sexual violence are intermingled issues that are still current in our nation today. The way the author styled this article makes it very unique, but also encourages the reader to want to read this piece all the way to the ending. The way that this essay is styled is a personal narrative. This article responds to sexual violence and racism in our nation and makes his issue known that it is a part of everyday society and there can be harmful repercussions such as alcoholism and suicidal thoughts....   [tags: African American, Black people, Bill Cosby, Rape]

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Bill of Rights & Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

- The Bill of Rights and Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen are based on the same principles of natural rights; therefore each document is similar in protecting the people's natural rights. However, despite their similarities, their differences are apparent due to the social situations in which they were adopted. The Bill of Rights stood to protect the freedoms of each individual by establishing a democratic government. The French Revolution eliminated the hierarchy of class and established equality among men with the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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The Not-So-Honest Man in The Fifty-Dollar Bill

- The Not-So-Honest Man in The Fifty-Dollar Bill        The main character in Donald Hall’s "The Fifty-Dollar Bill" has spent most of his life trying to live up to his honest reputation. When he is accused of trying to bribe a person at the Judge Advocate General’s office, he tries to convince himself and everyone else that it was just an "unfortunate coincidence" (Hall 958). However, the evidence shows that it was more than just a coincidence and that his actions were intentional. The narrator goes out of his way to prove to us that he is a honest man....   [tags: Fifty-Dollar Bill Essays]

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Children and Family Relationship Bill 2013: Parental Uncertainty in Cases of Guardianship, Custody and Access

- [1.1] Introduction In certain scenarios, where the law in Ireland fails to explicitly outline the rights of the parent, the judicial adjudication in relation to guardianship, custody and access is fundamental to ensuring that the well-being of the child remains secure. Although there is some sense of legal certainty in respect of married parents and their children, this is not consistent with the situation that non-marital parents sometimes face due to the outdated legislation of the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964(1964 Act) as amended....   [tags: Children and Family Relationship Bill 2013]

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Bill Clinton 's Big Moment : His Health, His Battle Plan For Trump, And What He 'll

- Jason Zengerle’s GQ article “Bill Clinton’s Big Moment: His Health, His Battle Plan for Trump, and What He’ll Do if Hillary Wins” talks about his general life as an ex-president Clinton’s health, his role in campaigning for Hillary, and his role in a possible Hillary presidency. The first topic that Zengerle talks about in his article is Bill’s role as ex-president. As ex-president, he writes books and builds museums to remember his accomplishments. Now, his wife Hillary is running for president....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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Addressing Complaints Of Bill And Bill

- Presenting Complaints Bill states he has been feeling down in the dumps for a long time. When asked how long he has been feeling this way he states, “As long as I can remember.” This shows that this has been a long standing issue and concern for Bill and not just an issue that started as a result of a specific event. This could mean that Bill has been struggling with this throughout his life and is now just seeking out help. Bill reports that he is married but dos not feel fulfillment in his relationship with his wife....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder]

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The Importance of the First Amendment of the United States’ Bill of Rights for Democratic Government and its Citizens

- Being expression one of the most important rights of the people to maintain a connected society right to speech should be accepted to do so. The first amendment is one of the most fundamental rights that individuals have. It is fundamental to the existence of democracy and the respect of human dignity. This amendment describes the principal rights of the citizens of the United States. If the citizens were unable to criticize the government, it would be impossible to regulate order. By looking freedom of speech there is also freedom of assembly and freedom of press that are crucial for the United States democracy. According to the “Derechos, Human Rights”, freedom of speech is one of the most...   [tags: First Amendment, USA, Bill of Rights, Democracy, G]

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Bill Naughton's Play Spring and Port Wine

- Bill Naughton's Play "Spring and Port Wine" How does the playwright, Bill Naughton, prepare the audience for the first appearance for Rafe on the stage. What are the audience expected to think about him. 07817966841 224 1970 In this coursework I will be focusing on a play called "Spring and Port Wine". It was first performed in 1965 and is set about forty years ago. I am going to comment on how social and historical things have changed since then and how we as an audience are expected to think of the character called Rafe before his first entry in the play....   [tags: Bill Naughton Spring Port Wine Essays]

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Bill And Bill : The American People And The Government

- Bills are very imperative to the American people and the government. They are either short-lived or passed into a law. This decision is ultimately up to government officials. The process is long and tedious, but necessary in order to A bill starts with an idea that can potentially become a law. This idea can come from elected officials or the public. The public can even contact elected officials and share their ideas with the hopes that the official will write a bill. A bill introduced by a primary sponsor when congress is in session....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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The And The Bill Of Rights

- After the American Revolution, the new American government began to exercise its compromise of justice and liberty for all classes of people addressed in both the Constitutions and the Bill of Rights. Beside the positive effects, the war had many consequences: high debt, tremendous poverty, political crisis and, civil war temptation. One of the most negative effects was social segregation promoted by government’s quest for new territories. Like other minority groups, Native Americans, Latino Americans and Asian Americans were manipulated by the westward expansion from which each group shaped its own racial identity....   [tags: United States, Race, California]

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The Bill of Rights

- ... It has become a common practice for the online media to make live broadcasts of the Stakeholders Congresses. The role of The Bill of Rights in supervision is giving full play. The Bill of Rights has actively created conditions for civilian to supervise the government, and attaches great importance to the role of the poor group in supervision. Civilians at all levels are required to investigate and resolve in a timely manner all problems reported to the government by civilian via the The Bill of Rights, and to inform civilian of the results....   [tags: US constitution, government]

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The Bill of Rights

- The Bill of Rights is a list of limitations on the power of the government. Firstly, the Bill of Rights is successful in assuring the adoption of the Constitution. Secondly, the Bill of Rights did not address every foreseeable situation. Thirdly, the Bill of Rights has assured the safety of the people of the nation. Successes, failures, and consequences are what made the Bill of Rights what they are today. Firstly, the Bill of Rights has guaranteed the adoption of the Constitution. James Madison proposed the Bill of Rights to the First Federal Congress on June 8, 1789 (Primary Documents 1)....   [tags: American Government, Politics]

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The Bill of Rights

- The Bill of Rights is the name that we give to the first ten amendments to our Constitution. These first ten amendments were necessary to get the holdover states in the Union to ratify the Constitution. This piece of legislation is what gave us our most important individual rights such as freedom of speech and religion. It was not an easy road however and there was fierce debate from both sides about whether it should be included or not. In this paper I intend to argue for the Federalists about why a Bill of Rights did not need to be included into the Constitution....   [tags: constitution, amendments]

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The Bill of Rights

- The Bill of Rights During the Revolutionary War the rebelling colonies needed to find a way to govern the new nation and created the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation created a weak federal government with most of the power given to the states. The weak federal government was unable to address a number of primarily economic and diplomatic problems facing the nation. A Federalist movement started in order to create a stronger federal government that could better handle these problems....   [tags: revolutionary war, articles of confederation]

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The Bill of Rights

- Bill of Rights We live in the 21st century, where most Americans mind their own business but take for granted our God given rights. Not only God given rights but also those established by our founding forefathers. This paper will illustrate and depict the importance of the original problems faced when adopting the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. It will discuss the importance of the first amendment, the due process of the 4th, 5th, 6th, and the 8th amendments. Last but not least the importance of what is known as the “second Bill of Rights” (14th amendment)....   [tags: American History]

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The Bill of Rights

- The Bill of Rights, or the first ten amendments of the constitution, were designed to protect individuals’ rights and liberties from the central government, when the United States’ Constitution was being written and put in place. Led by Patrick Henry, Antifederalists were against the idea of changing to a constitution, but were the main supporters of the Bill of Rights. Their opposition, led by James Madison, however felt this Bill of Rights was unnecessary for the national government to do. Politics back then was quite similar to today, at least in the sense of what was being supported, one party was considered to support the common man, while the other supported the rich, but also one supp...   [tags: constitution, madison, federalists]

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The Bill of Rights

- Introduction The Bill of Rights was created because the states believed that the federal government would have too much power and they wanted to have more individual rights. Around this time the colonies had just been under the British rule, which oppressed the people and give them very limited freedoms. The states or the colonies were kind of afraid that this would happen all over again within this new government forming in the form of the Constitution. Most of the state at this time believed that the Constitution alone was enough but others felt that they needed more assurances....   [tags: United States Government, American History]

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The Bill of Rights

- “The founders who crafted our Constitution and Bill of Rights were careful to draft a constitution of limited powers- one that would protect Americans’ liberties at all times”. Al Franken was a strong believer in a powerful government that at the same time protects the citizens natural rights. However, some citizens have decided to test the law, thus creating a variety of new precedents. The Constitution is a body of work that sets precedents and establishes the powers and duties of a government; it also created a Supreme Court that establishes and enforces the law....   [tags: Constitution of the United States]

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Bill of Rights

- The “Bill of rights” had been proposed as a follow up to Parliament’s original Habeas Corpus bill, which safeguarded personal freedom and liberty. Now just about every colony had a bill of rights, so James Madison suggested that if the United States was to survived as a a country it would need to have a set of rules versus thirtheen and every state would have the same rules. In 1789, James Madison proposed a series of legislative articles to the first United States congress, but the processes took a while; Madison proposed twelve but only ten became known as the “Bill of Rights” in December 15, 1791....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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Bill of Rights

- The Bill of Rights as it stands for the United States entered as a stems from a vow as promises so to speak was made by the Fathers of Confederation to the states during the effort for ratification of the Constitution in 1787-1788. Numerous states had created some conditions for their ratification; the appendage of amendments, which would assure citizen’s a safeguard like a safety net for their human rights in contrast to the central government and therefore the people had a rather remarkable circumstances in which the entrenchment of a bill of rights in the American Constitution was prepared by means of the fundamental command of the states, they themselves being alarmed about the centr...   [tags: US Constitution, The Amendments]

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Bill of rights

- “ The government is morally obligated to serve people and protect their rights such as life, liberty, and property. The Constitution was created to make a stronger central government to protect the rights of its people. The Social Contract protects the natural rights of the citizens, but with the Constitution protecting every other rights. The writers intention of the Bill of Rights was to ensure the safety of citizens rights. Most amendments apply in daily life, but might not realize it. The First amendment, freedom of speech, amendment two, the right to bear arms, and amendment four, protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures....   [tags: amendments, the constitution, social contract]

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Bill of Guarantee

- Even though, the government will not limit the access on the Internet, it does not mean that any person may publish illegal content with exception and disregard to the law. Any act is illegal in the physical world; it will similarly be outlawed in the online environment. Hence, laws prohibiting publication of, for example, immoral / improper or other illegal materials will be applied continuously. (Multimedia Super Corridor Malaysia, 2012) In relation to the issue, appointed ministries and agencies will continue to take appropriate actions and enforce those laws that are under their particular attentions....   [tags: censorship, internet,malaysia]

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The Federal Police Officers Bill Of Rights Bill

- Congressman Mario Biaggi served 23 years in the NYPD and was the most decorated officer in their history. In the 1971-1972 session, Biaggi sponsored the federal Police Officers Bill of Rights bill which was a “genesis of a uniform internal investigative procedure law” (Schmidt, 2005, p.1), while in 1991, the U.S. Senate passed the bill but the House’s session ended before they could vote on it. Even without it being passed in the house, “17 states and one province have enacted Bill of Rights laws” (Schmidt, 2005, p.1) and since 1995 the police unions and “at least 10 states have attempted to enact a POBR” (Schmidt, 2005, p....   [tags: Police, Constable, Law enforcement agency]

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Steps into Making a Bill into Law

- There are many steps in making a bill into a law. The easiest one would be drafting a bill. Anyone can draft a bill, but only a congressman can introduce the bill to legislation, and, by doing this they become the bill’s sponsor or sponsors. A member of the cabinet or the head of a federal agency can also submit an act, however only a member of congress can introduce it. After the bill is introduces it is assigned a number that begins with H.R for House of Representatives or S for Senate. After the bill is introduced it is sent to committee....   [tags: legislation, committee review]

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Bill S.52 And The United States

- Bill S.52 is a proposed bill that has slipped under the radar in the U.S. Most American people would not be familiar with the bill unless they happened to be a politician or an extremely politically aware individual. But it is a very interesting bill that if looked at more closely, could change how easily illegal aliens obtain bank accounts and credit cards. Bill S.52, sponsored by Louisiana Senior Senator David Vitter, with no cosponsors, was introduced on January 1, 2015 in the Senate. The bill would effectively eliminate a loophole in section 5318 of title 31 of the United States Codes, which made it possible for the hijackers of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to obtain credit cards from Ame...   [tags: United States Congress, September 11 attacks]

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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates

- Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. His full name is William Henry Bill Gates. Bill was known for his for inspiration and success. Through out his life he had different things going on. Bill Gates family is known for high quality wealth. Bill showed his brilliance earlier in life, so his mother and father put him in a private school in Seattle. He would spend hours in the computer room at the high school because he loved it. After the years have passed, he was getting good at computers and loved them....   [tags: Microsoft creator, famous billionaires]

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The Bill Of Rights Of The United States

- Officially announced as a part of the U.S. Constitution in 1791, the Bill of Rights serves as the base of all laws and newly discovered rights. The Bill of Rights consist of ten amendments, which protects a citizen “natural born rights” which they believe are there’s. Its purpose is to protect an individual’s rights of liberty and property. The Bill of Rights stands as one of the most valued documents which is still immensely treasured throughout the United States. It serves as an important factor towards an individual’s life, however without the Bill of Rights the Constitution would completely crumble....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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The Bill No. 6899 Public Act No

- Is enough attention being paid to our children that have been through useable events in their lives here in the state of Connecticut. Is the government making the efforts to give a better life for those that live in foster homes or in alternative housings. If yes, our youth is in the best care possible provided by the state of Connecticut and the Connecticut state of Legislators would not have proposed a bill to better the life of our youth. I will be reporting the Bill No. 6899 Public Act No....   [tags: Family, Foster care, Fosterage]

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How a Bill Becomes Law

- It seems the Founders wanted to make the passage of legislation difficult. The Constitution settles how bills become law in the United States. The procedure is operose and can take significant time to complete. The course materials of week three offer more than enough information on how the procedure works. This essay will, mainly, use the course materials to describe the process of how a bill becomes a law. The process of transforming a bill into a law requires the participation of both the Legislative branch and Executive branch of government....   [tags: American Government]

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The Life and Achievements of Bill Gates

- Bill Gates is renowned for being one of the richest entrepreneurs in the world; he is the cofounder of the most recognized brands in the computer industry called Microsoft. Gates was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He grew up in a wealthy family and had two sisters. William H. Gates, Sr., who was their father, was a successful lawyer and their mother dedicated her time to staying home and raising the children. The Gates family maintained a warm and close environment and encouraged the mentality to strive for excellence....   [tags: biography]

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The Bill Of Rights And The Constitution

- In 1789 the United states created the Bill of Rights to the Constitution after they gained independence from the British. Then in 1791 They added the amendments to the Constitution. There are many similarities to the Bill of Rights and the amendments in the Constitution but many people have a misconception that they are the same. There are some differences between the two and let’s see what are the difference in the two. The Bill of Rights the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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The Bill Becomes A Law

- There is an in depth process in which a bill goes through to ultimately become a law. Some people may be confused by how a bill actually becomes a law because they go by what they hear instead of taking the time to find out themselves. The process by which a bill becomes a law is an extended and detailed process. The Legislative branch, Executive branch and Judicial branch all have a part in the process of a bill becoming a law. As a whole a bill becoming a law can become a difficult and complicated process due to things such as veto, filibuster and override....   [tags: United States Congress, United States, Law]

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How A Bill Becomes A Law

- In our countries government, Congress plays a major role in decision making. They’re primary role is to pass laws. These laws start off as bills. Bills can only be introduced by members of Congress. Although these bills only come from Congressman, there are many people who influence these bills. Such as the president, regular citizens, offices in the executive branch, and many others. The bills right off the bat do not have a very good chance of passage. Only one out of every ten bills even gets any attention at all....   [tags: Bills, lawmaking, United States]

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How a Bill Becomes a Law

- In our country’s government, Congress plays a major role in decision making. They’re primary role is to pass laws. These laws start off as bills. Bills can only be introduced by members of Congress. Although these bills only come from Congressman, there are many people who influence these bills. Such as the president, regular citizens, offices in the executive branch, and many others. The bills right off the bat do not have a very good chance of passage. Only 1 out of every 10 bills even gets any attention at all....   [tags: government, congress, decision making]

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The Bill Of Rights Of The United States

- This country has been founded by many important documents granting freedoms and setting boundaries. The Bill of Rights is among the most important documents in the history of the United States. Without the Bill of Rights, U.S. citizens would not be granted basic freedoms and the ability to reserve powers. These basic amendments changed the way the founding fathers lived and still affect the way U.S. citizens live today. Amendments 2 and 4 along with Amendment 6 have a large impact on the past and present alike....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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