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Bill Moyers, By Bill Mark Johnson

- ... Romans 15:2 states, “Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to edification.” Johnson strives to edify his neighbor, yet does he understand the answer to peace. Johnson states, “Religion, politics, a lot of those things they seem to divide everybody…” He states, “You know. The only choice we have is to come together. And to inspire each other because that 's the way that we 'll create a better world for us now and for the kids tomorrow. And the other truth is, I mean, you know, a lot of people are living in a world of fear....   [tags: United States, Pledge of Allegiance, Bill Moyers]

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Bill Gates : The American Dream

- ... As the days went by Paul would not give up to try to start a company with Bill. Both Gates and Allen worked in Massachusetts for an engineering and technology company called Honeywell that made mainframe computers. They though of starting a company like Honeywell but they knew that they should stick with software. Soon they found their opportunity from a magazine that featured “World’s First Microcomputer Kit to Rival commercial models. They knew they could provide software for the computer so they started planning right away (Harris 26-27)....   [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

- ... Like most good presidents, Clinton was extremely personable, gracious, and warm. Most of this stemmed from him being taught to be a “country gentleman,” and to respect others for who they were. Clinton is also prone to compromise, which he learned as a young man from solving family issues, and high school debates; Since his step-father was a violent alcoholic, Clinton would use these skills to diffuse tense situations in his home. When he ran for Governor, he was so willing to compromise that he was even criticized when for always jumping to compromise, and not standing his ground on issues....   [tags: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush]

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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

- ... He is the reason your dell, hp, alien ware, or any other windows computer runs (omit apple), thanks to his invention of the Microsoft Windows series of programs. Children remember him because of the invention of the Xbox, one of the most successful inventions to come from Microsoft. For a little over 10 years now the Xbox has been the gaming console, children from all around the world use to play and stay connected with friends. The Xbox has not only affected children, but gave the foundation for other people to create companies that create games; this provides more jobs and strengthens our economy....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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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

- ... Clinton said in his speech, “And if my repentance is genuine and sustained, and if I can maintain both a broken spirit and a strong heart, then good can come of this for our country as well as for me and my family.” He shows that he is trying to accept his family and friends forgiveness by first trying to forgive himself. Once he forgives himself and could live knowing the sin he has committed then he could carry on loving his family and leading America. Bill Clinton also says during his opening statement, “It is important to me that everybody who has been hurt know that the sorrow I feel is genuine: first and most important, my family; also my friends, my staff, my Cabinet, Monica Lewin...   [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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William Jefferson 's Bill Clinton

- ... Clinton’s Goals 2000 program distributed $2 billion between 1994 and 1999 to set uniform standards in US schools. In 1994 made an act called the Improving America’s Schools Act (IASA) requiring that standards and accountability be the same for economically disadvantaged students as for other students. From a very young age Bill Clinton was deeply religious. He grew up with church as a large part of his life. He said, “religious faith has permitted me to believe in the continuing possibility of becoming a better person every day, to believe in the search for complete integrity in life.” Many people took Clinton’s religion as a positive thing and an advantage....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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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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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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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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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

- ... Future artists would create their own pieces off of Bill Evan’s works. Evans had various other jazz standards, and “These pieces in particular, and the way he improvised in general, led classical pianist Glenn Gould to dub Evans ‘the Scriabin of jazz’” (Bayley). Contemporary Jazz would not evolved without the Jazz standards created. In 1958, Bill Evans opened up a new chapter in his life and joined the Miles Davis’ sextet. His collaborations with Miles Davis commenced an era for Evans in which he would contribute greatly to the development of Modern Jazz....   [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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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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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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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

- ... Depending on the situation, Congress can override the President’s Veto with 2/3 vote. Bills can become very hard to pass when there are so many people involved in the decision making. Depending on the party’s political views, bills can go either way based on separate agendas. Policy making then becomes very difficult. Political parties are essential to democracy. Though in some cases, they can fail to respond to citizens’ needs, which causes distrust and friction among the people and the government....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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The And The Bill Of Rights

- ... In response to the treaty, Chief Ross’s petition with more than fifteen thousand Cherokees’ signatures was signed, but the rulers neglecting the request. The government instead sold the territories for white settlers, farmers and planters. On the other hand, because railroad construction required even more territory expansion, Americans now felt the need to completely get rid of the Indians. They purposely massacred buffalos, and so, Indians’ agriculture. A Pawnee bitterly proclaimed that: “To do what they [whites] called civilizing us… was to destroy us....   [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

- ... 2), The Colorado standard is in place for all peace officers. The provisions in it cover no matter what their employment status is, full or part-time, volunteer and even the police chiefs which they are not covered in the original POBR. Those that it would not include are those that are in the private sector such as “and hotel detectives, railroad special agents, bail bond enforcement agents, private process servers, etc” (Schmidt, 2005, p.7). While the Arizona Model is similar to the Colorado Standards, “every full-time permanent non-supervisory police employee has a property interest in continued employment which cannot be taken without due process of law” (Schmidt, 2005, p.7)....   [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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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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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 Becomes A Law

- ... The bill then gets put up for discussion where they can decide whether or not it can and should be sent to senate. After this the bill will be discussed and put out on the floor again for more debate. Eventually; after being sent through multiple committees and being debated over by the legislative branch the bill is sent to the executive branch. (Junior Scholastic)The president can then choose to veto the bill or approve the bill and make it a law. There is two ways the president can veto a law....   [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 Legalization Of The Hawaii Shackling Bill

- ... After these term definitions, the bill lays out when restraints are allowed to be used. This is so important for the inmates as to help them have the most relaxed, enjoyable, and easy birth process. This also is very beneficial to the medical staff as well. The bill states, “No correctional personnel shall be present in the room during the pregnant female’s labor or childbirth, unless specifically requested by medical personnel.” This is important so that the medical staff can do their job without interference of any kinds of restraints or prison personnel....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Woman, Prison]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Buffalo Bill '

- ... Do you think there is anything else that she can do to ensure her safety. How and/or what would you do if you were in her situation. a. Collectively, the class agreed that there Catherine can do nothing more to ensure her safety. More than once Catherine has tried to persuade and bargain with Buffalo Bill, however, none of this ends up working. Later on in the novel we find that Catherine is able to lure Precious (Buffalo Bill’s dog) into the well with a chicken bone and even after threatening to harm Precious Buffalo Bill refuses to let Catherine go (this evidence agrees with the classes opinion)....   [tags: The Silence of the Lambs, Clarice Starling]

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The Bill Of Rights Of The United States

- ... They believed that it wasn’t necessary to have a bill of rights because the state and the people had the right to any powers not given to the federal government. They were also the founder of the federalist papers. The federalist papers were a series of essays and articles published to persuade the people to ratify the new constitution. Alexander Hamilton was the founder of the first national bank. It was established on 1791 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hamilton believed we needed banks to provide credit and stimulate the economy but Thomas Jefferson didn’t agree with his opening of a bank....   [tags: United States Constitution, U.S. state]

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Ratifying the Constitution to the Bill of Rights

- ... Constitution. In the end, the Articles of Confederation led to Shay’s Rebellion and the needing of a Bill of Rights in our new Constitution. Federalists such as Thomas R. Frazier and George Washington supported the constitution because they believed that while under the Articles of Confederation people were melancholy, trade was inadequate, and Europe looked down on them. (1) They saw the complaints of the Anti-federalists and the complaints of other federalists and what the articles were doing to them....   [tags: power, government, separation]

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How a Bill Becomes Law

- The roadmap of how a bill becomes an actual is designed to include considerable opportunity for debate and clarification of its content. There are four primary steps in the process of a bill becoming law; introduction, committee action, debate and signing. (factmonster.com). A bill’s introduction takes place either in the House of Representatives or the Senate, depending on where it originates. Bills that originate in the Executive Branch must also be introduced by a Senator or member of Congress....   [tags: process, introduction, action, debate, signing]

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The Controversy over the Bill of Rights

- ... They believe if they are attacked, the authorities will not get there in time to save their lives. It may be true that a gun will scare away a potential attacker or prevent possible injury to themselves or their family. Thankfully, there are specific criteria that must be met before a citizen can get a gun, so ideally only responsible citizens will own one. People who live in remote places or places with a high crime rate may not be able to get police protection in time without their own means of protecting themselves....   [tags: government, rights, federalists, constitiution]

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The Importance of the Domestic Partnerships Bill

- Many women were neglected and were exposed to abusive relationships because they were seen as inferior to the men. Another instance of abuse or domestic violence stems from relationships such as domestic partnerships as a result children were also neglected because of their mother’s neglection and abuse. Women were also forced not to have a right of their own will in the past society. Another possible reason for the abuse is women were faced with a patriarchal society. Access to the court systems and education also play a vital role in the protection of women....   [tags: political science, Law]

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The Fourteenth Amendment And The Bill Of Rights

- ... In contrast, if one state 's new programs or policies work well, other states can adopt them to their own needs. The Constitution and bill of rights talks about the concept of the 10th amendment ,reserved powers, the main concern of my research, which are set aside for the states. Unlike delegated powers, they are not exactly mentioned, but instead left up for interpretation by the tenth amendment which states: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." Reserved powers that are protected under the tenth amendment are the regulation of trade within a state in the U.S.,...   [tags: United States Constitution, American Civil War]

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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates

- ... He and his friends would even miss class to hang out in the computer room, and by eighth grade, he was making money programing computers. Almost a dozen Lakeside students became programing pioneers. Gates was a self-teaching kind of kid and by age 13, he had taught himself computer programing. The Lakeside programmers or Students Club was formed for Gates and some other kids with the same passion of his. Gates was kicked out of the club because he was two years younger and was thought to be immature....   [tags: Microsoft creator and entrepeneur]

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The Article On The Bill Of Rights

- ... The interpretation of this clause has always been up for debate, dating back to Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. Hamilton, at the time Secretary of Treasury and a spokesman for the Federalist party, and Jefferson, the Secretary of State and an Anti-Federalist, argued extensively on the opposing sides of the debate. Hamilton wanted a broad interpretation of the Necessary and Proper Clause, which would give Congress a wide range of implied powers. Jefferson on the other hand, feared that the clause would bestow too much power to one branch of government....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Bill Clinton: A Life of Controversy

- Clinton impressed people with the idea of a family man in office. He was focused and charismatic. Better economy was what the American people wanted so that is what his goal was. During his reign he went through more scandals and controversies than any other president. He was impeached, yet despite all, he was loved by America. Our economy prospered and we had better diplomatic relations. The American people wanted change for the better and so they elected William Jefferson Clinton for their forty-second president of the United States of America....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays]

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The Advantageous Life of Bill Gates

- When one hears the name Bill Gates they proximately think of a Billionaire and Philanthropist, one who has thrived in every challenge life has thrown at him. Gates left a university like Harvard and a set future to chase a pipe dream, which at the time would seem to any man as futile. What 'history' tells the world is that Gates persevered through trials time and again, to single-handedly build an empire known throughout the world as Microsoft. What many don’t know is that Bill Gates had advantages over all his peers (i.e....   [tags: winning, assets, talent]

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The Constitution And The Bill Of Rights

- ... Therefore, tyranny from the government itself and tyranny of the people were nearly impossible. To avoid tyranny of the people they created the electoral college where a more democratic approach was taken, where each state elected a certain number of congressmen based of their population and two senators to represent the states opinions. To avoid tyranny of the government the Constitution embraced separation of powers. The government was split into three branches: legislative, executive, and judiciary....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates

- Introduction to Bill Gates Bill Gates was born on October 28th, 1995 in Seattle, Washington. He attended Harvard University in the years 1973-1975. Gates has a family of his own; he is married to Melinda French and they have three children together. William Henry Gates II who is an attorney and Mary Maxwell who is a teacher are the parents of Bill Gates. In 1975 he cofounded the Microsoft Corporation, built his software company into one of the most successful businesses in the world, and established himself in the process as one of the world’s wealthiest men....   [tags: multibillionaires that changed the world]

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What is the Bill of Rights?

- The Bill of Rights Essay “Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others.I do not add ‘within the limits of the law because law is often but the tyrant's’ will,and always so when it violates the rights of the individual” -Thomas Jefferson. The Constitution was created because of the ineffectiveness of the Articles of Confederation did not simply protecting the rights of the people which the Founding Fathers was concerned about....   [tags: constitution, freedom, privacy]

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The History of Bill Gates and Microsoft

- William Henry Gates III, or more commonly known as Bill Gates, was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He began to show an interest in technology at the age of 13, creating a software program to play tic-tac-toe. Over time, he and his partner Paul Allen built the world’s largest software business, Microsoft. With Microsoft’s great success, Bill Gates turned out to be one of the richest men in the world. In February 2014, Bill Gates decided to step down as the chairman of Microsoft. Microsoft started off as a small computer company with only 25 workers and a small office....   [tags: technology, software, IBM]

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Bill Wilson and Alcoholics Anonymus

- Alcoholics anonymous is a voluntary self-help society started by Bill W and Dr. Bob Smith whose members represented different sections of society and who have a common problem of addiction to alcohol. It can also be considered as a social movement which worked on a menace that society was staggered with and which used unconventional methods to treat this plague. Addiction to Alcohol can be termed as a “Plague” as the medical professionals considered it to be a disease which was apparently treated in hospitals along with psychiatric help and isolation....   [tags: helf for ethylic substance abuse]

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The Origins of the Bill of Rights

- Unlike the first four amendments, the Fifth and Sixth Amendment is constructed of numerous parts. The First Amendment also contained several aspects, but is centered on protecting freedom of expression, and government interference in the right of conscience. Both the Fifth and Sixth Amendments are designed to protect the rights of a person accused of committing a crime, however the Fifth Amendment includes a clause concerning eminent domain. Many of the aspects of both Fifth and Sixth Amendments have direct ties to tyrannical practices of the British during Colonial rule, just as the other amendments in the Bill of Rights....   [tags: British Tyranny, Fifth and Sixth Amendments]

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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs

- Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are two very important men in the world of technology. Both men had the vision of what a computer and computer languages might be able to advance into. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates both worked/work for exceptionally important companies. Bill Gates is still alive, but sadly Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011. Steve Jobs’ complete name was Steven Paul Jobs. He was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California. He was raised into an adoptive family....   [tags: technology, apple, microsoft]

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Retrospective Operation of the Bill

- Publications (Immigration Issues) Bill 2014 (Cth) Issue I. Issue Does the government have the right to implement a Bill that operates retrospectively. If this occurs, many people, especially journalists and media companies, would likely be charged and arrested, even though their work could have been written up to two years ago, since under the Bill that is proposed to operate retrospectively, publications made in the last two years come under scrutiny. II. Relevant Law (a) Statutory Analysis of the Bill If a modern approach of statutory interpretation was employed to construe this bill, the statutory principle of looking to the purpose of the government in writing the legislation would b...   [tags: Polyukhovich v Commonwealth]

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The Bill For A Paid Family

- ... • New Jersey and Rhode Island passed a similar State law as California’s which offers a paid family leave through a payroll deductible State established disability insurance program (Suddath, 2015). o New Jersey’s family leave insurance program offers 66% of weekly salary at a capped amount of $572.00 (New Jersey Time to Care [NJ Time to Care], 2012). Please see the attached brochure. o Rhode Island’s disability insurance pays minimum of $72.00 and up to $752.00 maximum of weekly pay. • Family leave act (FLA) of Washington passed in 2007, however, the FLA program which offered $250.00 per week has yet to be implemented in WA....   [tags: United States, U.S. state]

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The International Bill Of Human Rights

- ... They have a place with any person inside of their region, whatever their status including their sex, race, nationality, convictions, social or monetary standing with no "refinement" or segregation. Signatories guaranteed to give a “successful cure” for their infringement. The Covenant secured major rights, for example, freedom and opportunity from subjective capture or detainment. It promised others conscious treatment if individuals are confined by. The Covenant says that each person has a 'natural right to life ' - however the Covenant permits the death penalty in a few circumstances....   [tags: United Nations, World War II]

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‘Privacy and a Digital Bill of Rights?’

- The world as we know is moving towards a more digital life style, where nearly everything that we own has some sort of electronic component built in it and is able to connect to the Internet. Users are able to browse the web, shop online for their favourite items from stores around the world and post a status update from any of their devices anywhere any time twenty-four hours, seven days a week. On an estimate in just 60 seconds we transmit nearly 640 terabytes of IP data. A major contributor to that IP data is Google being at number one just trying to answer nearly 2 million search queries; coming in second is YouTube by streaming nearly 1.3 million videos and uploading 30 hours’ worth of...   [tags: Internet, Data, Hacking]

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Gun Control and the Bill of Rights

- ... Many countries before us have tried to control guns and put strict laws and regulations or even banning them altogether. Soviet Russia banned weapons in 1929 and from 1929 to 1953 approximately 20 million unarmed protesters were gathered up and killed. The same thing happened in Turkey in 1915, Germany during the holocaust, China during the reign of Mao Zedong, and many other countries in the 20th century. Even in modern Germany, a nation with very strict laws about gun control, cannot stop from sociopaths from deciding one day to go out and kill a bunch of people....   [tags: george mason, firearms, guns]

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The Life of Bill Gates

- The Life of Bill Gates William Henry Gates III, also known as Bill Gates, was born in Seattle, Washington, the 28th of October in 1955. Bill, the second child of three, grew up in an upper middle-class family. His parents, William H. Gates Sr., a lawyer, and Mary Maxwell, a schoolteacher, set a very affectionate and family-like atmosphere within their house. As he was brought up, he was encouraged greatly to strive for the best and to face competition in a headstrong fashion. When he was young, Bill developed a strong penchant to reading, although, he didn’t read just any type of books; he was mostly seen reading reference books, such as encyclopedias....   [tags: computer enthusiasts, microsoft]

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Bill Gates Changed the World

- Bill Gates Through his intelligence and excellent business skills, Bill Gates was able to change the world. As a technological genius he founded the worlds largest software company. He has also been extremely generous, donating more than thirty billion dollars as a philanthropist. He is, without a doubt a catalyst for change, tirelessly working to make the world a better place. Gates was born to the full name of William Henry Gates III on October 28th 1955 (Bellis). Gates was born to two sisters, Libby who is younger and Kristianne who is older....   [tags: genius, charity, computer]

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The Bill of Rights and Equality

- In the country of America, where freedom reigns it is almost incomprehensive that many citizens are being frowned upon for using their Bill of Rights given by the constitution. The lack of honoring the basic principles founded in the constitution and the rights of individualism is unacceptable. The lack of respect for every American’s unalienable rights is growing and it should not be tolerated. The first amendment of the United States Constitution grants an American citizen the freedom of speech (law.cornell.edu) John Locke wrote that every human is entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness....   [tags: first ammendment of the Constitution]

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A New Patient Bill Of Rights

- ... The ethical standards are supported by external legal and regulatory sanctions from professional peer associations (NET, 2001). Nurses should strive to provide patients with opportunities to participate in planning care, assures that patients find the plans acceptable and supports the implementation of the plan. With regards to treating patients fairly, also including neither granting special privileges nor denied aspects of care that are routinely provided to other patients. In a study by several medical professionals on the role in noncompliance with antidepressant medications, it was found that the forgetting to take the medication was the most important reported reason for the noncom...   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Patient]

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