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Service Charges Are Part of Apartment Living

- ... If you bought your home via the governments “right to buy” scheme, it should be noted that your charges might be calculated differently. In such instances you will pay a fixed rate (including inflation), which would have been established over the first five years post-purchase. Extra charges When large and expensive repairs are required for upkeep, the freeholder may issue additional charges to their tenants. If you deem the extra charges unnecessary the freeholder must discuss them with you prior to work commencing....   [tags: payment, freeholder, repairs]

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Kris Young : The Court On Charges Of Theft

- Kris Young was 25 when he was brought before the court on charges of theft. Kris was alleged to have tried to walk out of City Wear, a popular clothing store in Jurisville, without paying for a leather jacket costing $600. When stopped by the store manager, he tried to run away but was overpowered and handed over to the officers from JPD.Unable to make bail, Kris remained in custody for 60 days during which he pleaded guilty to theft. Based on the plea and the circumstances of the case, the judge sentenced Kris to a year in prison....   [tags: Prison, Crime, House arrest, Penology]

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The Ins and Outs of Service Charges for Flat Rentals

- ... However, if you purchased your home via the “right to buy” scheme your charges may be a little different. In such instances you won’t pay any more than the same rate you paid when you initially purchased your home (inflation dependent). Additional costs Before charging you additional fees your freeholder is legally required to inform you beforehand, this is all the more relevant when they are going to be carrying out expensive work. The following is what would qualify as expensive: - Work that costs more than £250 per flat - Services (general repairs, gardening or cleaning) that cost £100 or more per flat Don’t accept the freeholders word for any repairs that are set to take place, they...   [tags: maintenance, lease, costs]

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Costly Congestion Charges for Cars

- Costly Congestion Charges for Cars I love my car. So sue me. Am I really the only person living in England who can hand-on-heart say that the pure convenience, comfort and care-freeness of cars makes me choose them over subways, buses and trams. No, I didn’t think so. I left my office today to find a nonsensical piece of writing (that is, a parking ticket) had been carefully placed under the windscreen wiper of my innocent Renault Clio whose back wheel was just barely touching the yellow line that I had so hastily tried to avoid parking on this morning....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Four Charges Brought Agains Socrates in the Apology by Plato

- ... The second charge that Plato said that Socrates was charged with was that he argues the physical over the metaphysical. This means that he believed in things like science and reason over what the gods taught them. This was one of the main things that he did that made the Athenians hate him the most. The actual claim from the passage was “Socrates is an evil-doer and a curious person, who searches into things under the earth and in the heavens”. I mean for real, what kind of bogus crime is this....   [tags: philosophers, gods, corruption]

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Pros and Cons of Criminal Charges on JP Morgan

- Pros and Cons of Criminal Charges on JP Morgan by Student’s Name Teacher’s Name Department’s Name 28th November, 2013 It all started during 2006 when the US Justice Department came up with discovery of meeting of JP Morgan Executives where despite of red flag signals from US department, the officials continued selling shoody mortgage securities. JP Morgan- one of the largets banks in US, came to mutual agreement with US Government Officials to pay $13 billion as part of civil settlement against charges over JP Morgan....   [tags: Community Development, Shareholder's Wealth]

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Criminal Charges And Incarceration On Disadvantaged Members Of Society

- My purpose here today is to speak as expert witness on behalf of the defendant Samuel Banner. Although defendant Banner is being charged with the crime of drug possession, I propose that all criminal charges against him be dropped. As a civil rights advocate I have done research pertaining to the effects that criminal charges and incarceration have on disadvantaged members of society. The results of these implications are more damaging on the individuals, their families and their community than the actual crimes that have been committed....   [tags: Police, Crime, Prison, Criminal law]

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Ahmedi Man Convicted over Blasphemy Charges

- Ahmedi man convicted over Blasphemy charges The country’s controversial blasphemy laws are again in the spotlight as a court in the garrison city of Rawalpindi has handed down a death sentence to a 70 year old British man over this contentious issue. Muhammad Asghar, belonging to the minority Ahmedi sect, was found to be writing letters claiming to be a prophet after which he was apprehended by the police in 2010. The special court inside Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail, where Asghar is being held, rejected defense claims."Asghar claimed to be a prophet even inside the court....   [tags: muslim, pakistan, death sentence]

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The Charges Against Socrates

- The Charges Against Socrates The charges against Socrates were brought upon him by a man names Meletus. Meletus was a young man that Socrates did not know very well. These charges brought on by Meletus caused the indictment of Socrates. One of the charges in the affidavit written by Meletus against Socrates is that he is "corrupting the youth." Another charge that is brought upon Socrates is that of he is making up new Gods and disregarding the old Gods the Athenians believe in. These were the charges brought on Socrates....   [tags: Papers]

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Charges Against Political Parties

- Charges Against Political Parties One charge against political parties is that they lack clear visions on governing ways and issues. And, when they do take a stance on issues, the positions taken appeal to a narrow set in society, powerful minorities. Party organizations adopt these narrow positions becaause they are forced by minorities with great powers, according to the critics. Literally, that analysis is illogical and thus falacious. If given the benefit of the doubt, (exagerated for greater emphasis) it would then mean that these powerful few have such an imense source of power in government influence, that a whole party is forced to conform....   [tags: Papers]

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Hiring an Attorney for a School Expulsion Hearing

- ... Newport Beach police officers collaborated with the school district to investigate the matter, in which they determined Timothy Lance Lai, a 28 year-old tutor, instructed these students to attach a key logger to several teachers’ computers. By doing this, Lai and the students could track the teachers’ keystrokes and find out their passwords, giving them access to future tests and their grades. By December of 2013, 12 students had been identified as being involved with the crime and by January 29, 2014, 11 of them were expelled....   [tags: charges, education, california]

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Parents of Obese Children and Charges of Child Abuse

- Imagine you are invited to a BBQ. You get there and after sitting down with your plate you notice a man with a child sitting at the table across from yours. You see that the man is feeding this child a stick of butter, spoonfuls of fat and washing it down with cups full of grease. Do you feel there should be consequences for this. If you do, what would be appropriate. In most states this would be considered child abuse. Child abuse is defined by the CDC as the following; “…any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child.” There are strict laws against physical and sexual abuse for the health and wellbeing...   [tags: Obesity in Children]

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Tantalum: A Valuable Ore

- ... The demand for tantalum has been increasing over the last 10-15 years especially with the rapid technological advancements making it very high in economic importance (Bleischwitz et al. 2012: 21). Thus, social, political and environmental issues and considerations should be addressed seriously and not be overlooked. Coltan Mining in the DRC Coltan mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is generally done through artisanal and small-scale mining because of its specific geological conditions making its deposits too small and thus, not suitable for larger scale industrial mining (Bleischwitz et al....   [tags: coltan, mining, electonics, charges]

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Crime of Marijuana

- To: President of USA From: Think Tank for a better USA " Scenario: A Date: 27th February 2014 Word count: 1796" "" The Context. Our country is facing a huge dilemma with respect to criminal charges for marijuana possessions. The country is divided into two factions - one being the freedom demanding, marijuana legalizing while the other being the anti-drug, let us crush all the drugs and drug takers. The effects of a policy in this regard spills out and affects more parties than the ones directly involved." " Analysis of the dilemma....   [tags: criminal charges, marijuana possession]

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Effective Diversity Management

- ... In distinction to the negative perspective of discrimination against employees in EEO the stress of diversity management is on a positive perspective of differences among all people (Maxwell et al. 2001). Diversity management doesn't solely acknowledge however also values and harnesses workforce variations, like individual characteristics, backgrounds, orientations and spiritual beliefs, so that individual skills are being totally used and organizational goals are met. Where as EEO is primarily driven by legislation, diversity management is run by the business case (Kandola and Fullerton 1994)....   [tags: charges of discrimination, individual differences]

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What is ‘Land’ in Law, and Why is This Important?

- In this essay, the significance of the concept of ‘land’ under English law is critically evaluated through reference to the statutory definitions of ‘land’ provided by the Law of Property Act 1925 and the Land Registration Act 2002 and the approach of the courts in determining locus standi to assert rights against a third party and in reconciling competing interests in the same real property. The main statutory definition for ‘land’ is provided by the Law of Property Act 1925, stating ““Land” includes land of any tenure, and mines and minerals, whether or not held apart from the surface, buildings or parts of buildings… and other corporeal hereditaments; also a manor, an advowson, and a rent...   [tags: english law, land charges act]

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Fighting Charges of Assimilation in Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun and The Cosby Show

- Fighting Charges of Assimilation in Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun and The Cosby Show The critical reception of The Cosby Show, an enormously popular television sitcom in the 1980's, roughly paralleled that of A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry's highly acclaimed play of the 1950's. Both the television series and the play helped change the way Blacks are portrayed in the entertainment media. But despite being initially greeted with critical praise, both subsequently fell under heavy scrutiny by many critics for being too assimilationist....   [tags: Raisin Sun essays]

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Defense of "The Passion of the Christ" Against Charges of Anti-Semitism

- So it was thought there was nothing more to be written or said about Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. Wrong. The controversial motion picture The Passion of the Christ has been at the height of discussion since first word of its inception. Throughout history both Christians and Jews have been at odds and many have taken their passions, perceptions, and perversions of the Cross of Christ to the extreme. The core issue is that the Jews have been blamed for the death of Jesus Christ. The movie Passion of the Christ portrayed the last twelve hours of Christ's life before and up to the crucifixion....   [tags: Film]

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Is Monitoring by Car Insurance Companies Beneficial?

- Being monitored by insurance company while you are driving, it seems very unpleasant. But if this will help to lower your car insurance, what will you think now. There are some insurance companies who have introduced a device to their customers, which will record driver’s driving history by plugging into the diagnostic port. The safer the driver drives, the more possible it will be to lower insurance premium. But customers are still wondering because they are afraid that the insurance company will charge the device eventually....   [tags: driving, policy, charges]

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Parents of Obese Children and Charges of Child Abuse

- As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat”. Initially, some people would say that there is someone to blame for childhood obesity, the parents. Children are becoming obese because of poor health choices and ineffective parenting. According to David Rogers, public health spokesperson for the Local Government Association, "parents who allow their children to eat too much could be as guilty of neglect as those who did not feed their children at all”. However, others will argue that childhood obesity is caused by genetic and hormonal factors....   [tags: Obesity in Children]

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Overview of Shaken Baby Syndrom AKA Abusive Head Trauma

- Picture yourself with a brand new child, Holding it in your arms, comforting it, and putting it back to rest in its crib. Then you go about your day at home when all of a sudden the baby starts to cry very loud and doesn't stop. You start getting frustrated so you walk to where the baby is at and start to shake it so it will be quiet. After about ten seconds it calms down, and then falls asleep again. The baby doesn't cry again for a long time so you go back to check on it about two hours later....   [tags: Retinal Hemorrhage, Criminal Charges]

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Degrees in Murder Chargers and Notorious Murderers

- Why do people kill. Is it perhaps something that excites them; something that gives them a rush that nothing else can fulfill. When someone kills another person it is of course against the law; and to this day there have been many different cases in how people kill others, and how the law classifies them. For example, first degree, second degree, and third degree. Then there are of course the people that commit them and what drives them. I will in my paper discuss the different degrees of murder charges and then also classify some famous murderers in history, their charges, and penalty’s....   [tags: First, Second and thrid degree murders]

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The Physics of Turbo Chargers

- Do you want your car to pick up speed faster. How about adding a turbo booster on that engine under your automobiles hood. A turbo charger is a very efficient way to gain power. To fully understand the function of this component, lets look at the physics behind it. The Ideal Gas model has much to do in turbo chargers. I will explain the theory and components like the compressor, turbine, intercooler, wastegate, and the BOV. Matter is assumed to be composed of an enormous number of very tiny particles which are indestructible....   [tags: Turbo Chargers Engines Essays]

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Polarization Is Not A Permanent Charge

- I. The leaves of the electroscope open up when a positively or negatively charged rod is brought near its tip because of polarization. Polarization is not a permanent charge; we are not charging the electroscope. When we approach the electroscope with a negatively charged rod, the electrons in the electroscope rush down to the leaves. This is due to the fact that like charges repel. Now that both of the leaves are negatively charged, they will repel and therefore open up. When we approach the electroscope with a positively charged rod, the electrons are attracted to the rod and rush to the tip rather than the leaves of the electroscope....   [tags: Electric charge, Electricity, Electrostatics]

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Should Bullying Be Charged With Manslaughter?

- Bullying has become a major deal worldwide, with numerous cases of bullying leading to suicide. It is a tragic event when someone takes their own life from the torment of a bully, but a bully should not be charged with manslaughter, because it is not the bullies’ fault that the individual decided to commit suicide. However the bully should be charged with harassment and have to spend a jail sentence, also including a bullying fine. The concern is if bullies should be charged with manslaughter, but there are multiple cases of bullies happening every day....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Suicide, Verbal abuse]

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Physical Background Of Space Charge

- Overview This chapter is divided in to two parts; the first part is reviewing the physical background of space charge, while the second part is reviewing some previous models that were proposed to calculate space charge under HVDC. Space charge One of the properties of insulation material under HVDC is their tendency to accumulate space charge; this is due to allowing weak electrical conduction by these materials [18]. The charges which are flow within insulation may be non-uniform due to non-homogeneity of the material [12]....   [tags: Electric charge, Fundamental physics concepts]

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A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens

- Charles Dickens is much loved for his contribution to classic English literature. His epic stories, brilliant characters, and illustration of contemporary life are unforgettable and made him one of the most prominent authors in history. Charles was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth, England to John and Elizabeth Dickens. He was the second of eight children. Dickens was driven to achieve success from the days of his boyhood. With little formal education, he taught himself, worked furiously at everything he undertook and rocketed to fame as a writer in his mid-twenties....   [tags: Charles Dickens's Writing]

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Magnetic Induction Solar Screen – Ultrathin (MISS-U) Charger

- Introduction It is definitely true that smart phones are the evolutionary products in the world. As they usually have high-resolution screens, many advanced functions, multiple communication modes and interfaces. It is not surprise that the power consumption of them is much higher than the traditional phones. However, the demand of smart phones is far above the growth of battery capacity. Thus, it is a great opportunity for mobile phone producers to prolong the usage time of smart phone without affecting the performance of smart phones and user experience....   [tags: prolonging battery life, cell phones]

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How an Acid (Coke) Can React Together with Potassium to Create a Charger for an iPone

- ... The Coke can is used to basically start the chemical reaction by the RCA cables that are put inside it which in return is still connected to the banana. Just like plugging the cables into a television, the red cable is usually used for right analog audio (the red goes in at the top end of the banana which is to the right) and the white cable is usually used for mono analog audio (the white goes in at the end of the fruit which is to the left.) The team used an iPhone because something electronic had to be used in this particular experiment to get the results that we were looking for so an iPhone was the chosen item....   [tags: chemical reactions, chemistry and electricity]

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Cruel Intentions in Hard Times by Charles Dickens

- Cruel Intentions in Hard Times by Charles Dickens Charles Dickens wrote Hard Times as an attempt to show the injustices of life for many different people and to explain that in order to be happy, people need one another. Through the epiphanies of many characters in this novel, Dickens shows their realization of this fact and how they plan to pursue their goals from there on. These characters are used as mouthpieces to spread the theme to the reader. Louisa Gradgrind, Stephen Blackpool, and Tom Gradgrind are such characters....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Hard Times]

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The Trial And Execution Of King Charles I

- The trial and execution of King Charles I was a process that contained many changes for the English nation in early 1649. The nation’s issues with Charles Stuart did not begin in the last year of his life; however, it began long before January 1649. The king at the time came from a monarchy and was above the law as ordained by God. Others saw this, as stated in his charges at the trial, that he had conceived “a wicked design to erect and uphold in himself and unlimited and tyrannical power to rule according to his Will, and to overthrow the Rights and Liberties of the People.” Charles’ own indignation of his place in the law created issues within England, dividing the nation politically and...   [tags: Charles I of England, English Civil War]

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Nature of Electrivity and Magnetism

- Introduction: This essay will explore the development of currently accepted ideas on the nature of electricity, magnetism. The paper will start in the Ancient Greeks and will continue to the present. In the process of developing our modern understanding of electricity, magnetism and electromagnetism, our predecessors carried out investigations which have now become accepted and replicated in modern classrooms. As new phenomena were observed, new explanations and conclusions were sought to explain....   [tags: Charged Objects, Positive Charge, Negative Charge]

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Is Socrates Guilty As Charged?

- A Brief Comment on the Query: "Is Socrates Guilty As Charged?" In any case of law, when one is considering truth and justice, one must first look at the validity of the court and of the entity of authority itself. In Socrates case, the situation is no different. One may be said to be guilty or not of any said crime, but the true measure of guilt or innocence is only as valid as the court structure to which it is subject to. Therefore, in considering whether Socrates is 'guilty or not', we must keep in mind the societal norms and standards of Athens at the time, and the legitimacy of his accusers and the validity of the crimes that he allegedly committed....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Various Types of Solar Chargers

- Background Information Solar chargers use solar energy from the sun to supply electricity to charge devices or batteries. A lot of research has gone into the area of solar charging in recent years and there are many types of solar powered chargers readily available on the market today. Some examples of types of solar chargers include: • Small portable chargers which are designed to charge a variety of mobile phones, tablets or other portable audio equipment. • There are fold out solar chargers available which can be connected to the cigar lighter in a car allowing the charger to charge the battery when the car is not in use....   [tags: energy, efficiency, feedback]

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The Wall Street Journal Model: Goldman Sachs Charged With Fraud

- The Wall Street Journal Model Goldman Sachs Charged With Fraud The Goldman Sachs Inc is a Wall Street’s titan that was able to survive during a financial crisis as a result of deceiving its clients. During the financial crisis it was charged for deceiving its clients for having sold to them mortgage securities that had been designed secretly by John Paulson’s hedge-fund firm. After designing the securities John made a killing betting for the collapse of the housing market. But Goldman denied the securities and Drexel Burnham who was carrying out investigations succumbed as a result of criminal insider trading....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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The Architecture of Batteries

- Introduction The battery architecture for our project had to be carefully considered and chosen. Three types of rechargeable batteries were looked at: Nickel-Metal hydride (NiMH), Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) and Lithium-ion (Li-Ion). Each type of battery architecture has advantages and disadvantages which had to be weighed before choosing which type of battery would best suit our project. A comparison table of the three battery types can be seen below. Lead acid batteries were not considered for this project as they are relatively heavy and storage for our system may be a problem if lead acid batteries were used....   [tags: charged, energy, self-discharge]

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Design A Reliable Solar Charger

- 1. The first important project that I undertake in my university was to design a reliable solar charger. I designed and completed the project in the electronic engineering lab at the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology. The project was a part of the course work that I needed to clear for Industrial Control Electronics subject. During my final year, I understood that I had to get hands on experience as an effective and well informed electronic engineer. The main aim of the project was to ensure that a solar charging circuit is designed, which is inexpensive and highly effective....   [tags: Photovoltaics, Solar energy]

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Charles Ng

- On June 2, 1985, Officer Daniel Wright, of the San Francisco Police Department, was dispatched to a lumberyard where a shoplifting had just occurred. Upon arrival, a store employee informed the officer that an Asian man had concealed a bench vice in his jacket and was seen placing it in the trunk of a 1980 Honda Prelude., and when the employee attempted to question the man he quickly fled on foot. Officer Wright looked into the vehicle and discovered a bag that contained a silenced handgun. At this point a bearded man approached the officer with a sales receipt claiming that he had paid for the vice his friend had taken....   [tags: Capture of Serial Kill Charles Ng Narrative]

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Turbo Charger vs Super Charger

- English 4 Persuasive Essay Turbo Charger VS Super Charger One of the most common questions asked when modifying a car is which rout to take turbo or supercharger. The answer is not a simple one by any means each has special characteristics. In Webster a supercharger is defined as "a device (as a blower or compressor) for pressurizing the cabin of an airplane or for increasing the volume air charge of an internal combustion engine over that which would normally be drawn in through the pumping action of the pistons"....   [tags: Persuassive Essay]

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Technology and Ethical Changes

- In this paper I will discuss how Information technology has brought about significant societal ethical changes. Users of technology in society and business today need to be increasingly aware of the need for the ethical use of technology. Information technology (IT) users need a code of ethics developed, so that they can navigate through the ethical issues they confront while using information technology. When ethical violations occur, enforcement of the ethical standards is required. With the advancement of online education, there is a need to interpret how a code of ethics would be established within this academic environment....   [tags: societal changes, the internet]

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My Opinion I Believe About Smallweed Should Be Charged With An Criminal Act Of Theft

- In my opinion I believe that Smallweed should be charged with first degree murder (section 231), theft. While, I also believe that Lillyvick should be charged with aiding (section 21,(1)(b)) a criminal act of theft. Let one begin with a brief synopsis of the crime. Lillyvick and Smallweed both in desperation decided to rob Mantalini’s café. Smallweed carrying a gun and knife entered the café, and threatened Mantalini with both objects (gun and knife), but when Mantalini refused to succumb to the pressures of the robbery, Smallweed shot Mantalini dead....   [tags: Crime, Murder, Criminal law, Assault]

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The Should Not Be Charged With Statutory Rape

- In this scenario, it seems as if John will be charged with Statutory rape. The young lady that came out the bar and was going back to his dorm said she was 16. Statutory rape is sexual intercourse with a minor. Even though she said she was 16, she was really 19. So the girl was not underage and could in fact consent for herself. His defense will be she is not underage. As goes for John, the female who was 19 and the 250 pound baby tiger that walked out of the improperly latched cage nothing happened....   [tags: Tort, Tort law, Negligence, Law]

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Should Bullies Be Charged With Murder?

- Should Bullies be Charged with Murder. It is often said that no one should take their own life. While they rarely admit as much, that suicide is no big deal, many take for granted that an innocent person took their own life because someone thought they were superior to them. My whole life I’ve been hearing cases about bullies taking their victims to an extreme level, causing them to take their own lives. I firmly believe the bullies of victims that commit suicide should be charged with murder and manslaughter....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Murder, Psychological abuse]

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The Process of Some Semantic Changes in English Language

- Introduction Semantic Change leads with change on meaning of words, however this change does not occur overnight or all of a sudden. On the contrary, this is a slow process into language evolution and these differences are only realised as time goes by. There are many reasons to transformation and change over a word meaning. They can be adopted thanks to insertion of vocabulary from another language, by borrowing or even through popular usage of a word inside another context, resulting its differentiation to the whole country where English is spoken....   [tags: Linguistics, Morphological Changes]

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Students Are Charged With The Task Of Learning

- Academics- Students are charged with the task of learning all that they can learn to become knowledgeable in as many aspects as possible. As a student, I believe that there are two things that a great student does: asks questions and works hard. These are the core principles that guides me through higher education and allows me to earn the grades that I have earned and will earn. As the professor is lecturing, I thoroughly think about what is being presented and if there is a question that I have, I have no fear of asking for clarification....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Higher education]

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Juveniles Should Not Be Charged Differently

- ... Teenagers should learn from mistakes that they might see around, wether it comes from family members or others. There is no excuse to committing these crimes because in my behalf I know committing is an insane thought. All crimes should be treated in the same regard, whether they are teenagers or adults. A crime is a crime, when teenagers commit a murder or rape, that is a crime that adult would most likely do. If teenagers have the capability to commit a crime they should have the same capability to be responsible for their actions....   [tags: crime, parents, actions, behaviors]

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Bullying Is Not Charged With Bullying

- Do you remember when you were younger. When you were outside with friends, and the one girl/guy came up to you and said something like ”you dress funny” or “eww, you’re gross”. I do, and it sits with me all the time, but more importantly when you told your parents said about it afterwards. Things like ”she’s just teasing you” and “you two were just horsing around”. Its actually bullying and now that it has been given a larger platform to talk on, thanks to younger and new parents and their concern for their children....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Workplace bullying]

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Charles Dickens: Creating Emotions for the Reader

- Charles Dickens, the son of John and Elizabeth Dickens, was born in Landport on 7th February 1812. John Dickens worked as a clerk at the Navy pay office in Portsmouth. He later found work in Chatham and Charles; the second of seven children, went to the local school. Dickens father, John Dickens, found it extremely difficult to provide for his family on his meagre income. This resulted in the family being forced to sell most of their possessions but that still was not enough to satisfy his creditors and he ended up being arrested and put in Marshalsea Prison....   [tags: Charles dickens]

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The Moral Issues Of Charles Dickens

- Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was born on seventh day of February eighteen hundred twelve in Portsmouth, England. His parents were John and Elizabeth Dickens. In 1824 his father was arrested and imprisoned for having a debt that he couldn’t pay, Charles was sent to a workhouse by one of his mother’s relatives. Later in life reveals how his harsh experience of being impoverished and at the workhouse had affected him in his novels of “David Copperfield” and “Oliver Twist.” Charles’ father received an inheritance and was able to pay off his debt, so Charles was taken out of the workhouse and went back to school at the age of fifteen....   [tags: Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers]

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Charles Darwin 's Theory Of Evolution

- Charles Darwin No one could have predicted the profound impact of Charles Darwin’s five-year trip aboard the HMS Beagle, and how his discoveries would change the lens through which we view the world. Not even Mr. Darwin himself was yet aware. As he studied the specimens of the creatures he brought back from this expedition, one question after another would propel him forward in developing his theory of evolution. But in the beginning, he could not grasp the implications of what he had discovered, and how it would change our perception of the origin of life on Earth....   [tags: Charles Darwin, Evolution, Charles Lyell]

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Charles Lindbergh : A Hero And Celebrity

- Charles Lindbergh was known for being the first man to fly a non-stop flight over the Atlantic Ocean. He started his flight from the United States in New York and ended his flight by touching down safely in Paris, France. "He completed his journey in May of 1927 and instantly became regarded a hero and celebrity”(Petersen). Following his new success, Lindbergh went on a nationwide tour so Americans could have a chance to meet the famous pilot. While on tour, Lindbergh met the woman that he would marry, Anne Morrow....   [tags: Lindbergh kidnapping, Charles Lindbergh]

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Charles Dickens ' The Great Gatsby

- Charles Dickens was one of the best writers of his time in light of the fact that his composition was not at all like anything anybody had ever seen. He utilized his own backgrounds and consolidated them into his books. Charles John Huffam Dickens was conceived on February seventh in 1812. His guardians were John and Elizabeth Dickens. Charles ' initial youth was a fairly harsh one in light of the fact that his father was sent to imprison on account of his obligation. After his father went to prison his mom did not have enough cash to keep him in school so at twelve years old he began working in an industrial facility (Warren 's Blacking Factory)....   [tags: Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol]

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The Origin Of Species By Charles Darwin

- In 1859, Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species: by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, a work which was set change the ideas on how people think about the natural world, how it works, ways in which it develops itself. Although making the briefest of commentaries about the human, parallels in thinking can be drawn on the behaviour of the natural world to the way of humans. It is important to understand nature first to be able to analyse the behaviour as humans is similar to that of the natural world, to understand the barriers that may effect change or to an extreme evolution....   [tags: Natural selection, Charles Darwin]

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A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens

- A Christmas Carol was initially written and published on 19th December 1843, as a novella by Charles Dickens. The story has later been adapted into a play by Romulus Linney with the new adapted version of the play of A Christmas Carol being performed from November 18th to 21th at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse, by the Marshal Theatre Alliance. The current adapted production is directed by Associate Professor Nicole Perrone, with the leading role of Ebenezer Scrooge played by Professor Jack Cirillo both of whom belong to the Marshall Theatre program....   [tags: Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol]

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Charles Dickens ' A Christmas Carol

- Charles Dickens Historic A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens wrote the novel A Christmas Carol because he believed that he can have an influence on the situation in England in the 19th century(Bio). He included the character’s greed and want that are a part of Scrooge during his visits with the Ghosts of Christmas. Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth, England. He was the second of eight children, and his father, John drove them into poverty. John was sent to prison for debt in 1824 when Dickens was twelve years of age....   [tags: Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol]

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Charles Dickens ' Great Expectations

- When one considers their future, it may to fully comprehend how it can unfold. Charles Dickens overcame his dark childhood, and let it inspire his insight behind most of his compositions. Fortunately he became a very influential and lucrative author, speaker and performer of his literature. His 40 works lead him to go on tours to the US, hold readings in public, and inspire England’s writers with his literature. Charles Dickens’ beginning as a poor child working to help his family influenced his compositions throughout his life as well as his readers....   [tags: Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers]

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Charles Dickens ' A Christmas Carol

- Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol has three main themes in the book that really stand out. The main character that will be talked about is Ebenezer Scrooge and how he transforms throughout the book. Scrooge is known as a grump of a man and very kept to himself. In the story the ghosts of past, present, and future come into contact with Scrooge and take him through their stages. While Scrooge is receiving the Ghosts help It they take him through him isolating himself from people and the world, the ghost of christmas present shows transformation and last but not least, the ghost of christmas past shows Scrooge and his compassion and forgiveness....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge]

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Charles Lindbergh And The Lindbergh

- On March 1st, 1932 in a crime that captured the attention of the entire nation, Charles Lindbergh III, was kidnapped from his family’s mansion in Hopewell, New Jersey. Charles Lindbergh III was the 20-month-old son of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh and his wife, Anne. Charles Lindbergh, who became an international celebrity after he flew the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927, and his wife Anne discovered a handwritten ransom note demanding $50,000 in their son’s empty room. The so-called “nursery note” bore a symbol or logo consisting of three interlocking circles and three small holes, which would later become a distinguishable feature in future extortion letters sent by...   [tags: Lindbergh kidnapping, Charles Lindbergh]

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Charles Dickens ' Great Expectations

- Charles Dickens takes the Victorian clothing concept into great consideration and uses it splendidly throughout all his amazing works of literature. It it also one reason why Charles Dickens is such a renowned author. One great example of how Charles Dickens uses this Victorian clothing concept is in the novel “Great Expectations.” In the novel, there are a great number of character descriptions. In addition, Dickens seems to play with his character’s appearances by dressing them according to their given social class....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Great Expectations]

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Great Expectations By Charles Dickens

- As humans grow up, they must experience the weird phase of the teen years, as they leave behind childhood for adulthood. In these times of transformations, one often finds themselves tarnished by the wicked ways of immature love and the humiliation many experience. In Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, one is able to watch an innocent boy’s transformation into a mature gentleman who is still a child at heart. Great Expectations is a story of a young boy who is an orphan. The novel traces the growth of the narrator....   [tags: Victorian era, Charles Dickens]

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Charles Dickens ' Hard Times

- Charles Dickens believes that the key to a quality education is the inclusion of creativity and imagination in the structure of learning. At the time of writing the novel Hard Times, Dickens was extremely dissatisfied with the education system in place in Victorian England. He believed that education was a big part of a person’s life and contributed to their outcome as human being in society. The education at the time severely emphasized utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is when actions are considered good and right if they benefit a majority....   [tags: Hard Times, Charles Dickens]

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Charles Dickens ' Great Expectations

- It is crucial for a reader to realize illuminating incidents that reveals implicit meanings in a novel. Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations has several illuminating moments where it functions as a window that shows the deeper meaning of the work as a whole. Pip experiences an illuminating moment when he attempts to help a strange convict, which leads to him being able to leave his abusive home and build relationships with others which proves the theme generosity pays off. Pip’s life is changed when he meets the convict that soon becomes his benefactor....   [tags: Great Expectations, Charles Dickens]

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Charles Dickens ' Great Expectations

- Marcus Aurelius once said, "A man 's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions." It is human nature to desire the approval from the outside world. However, like Aurelius said, ambitions don 't define a person. Throughout Charles Dickens ' novel Great Expectations, Pip 's character integrates ambition to become someone he is not and results in disappointment and sadness. When Pip does not receive a satisfactory outcome, he is quick to blame others rather than his own physiological desires....   [tags: Great Expectations, Charles Dickens]

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Great Expectations By Charles Dickens

- Imagine you are a young boy, mourning the death of your family in the graveyard where they are buried. Suddenly, a man, only to be described as an escaped convict, hoists you into the air by your ankles and threatens to kill you if you do not bring him food. Is this man good or bad. Now imagine, some 15 years later, that you are sitting by the bed of a man dying of sickness. This man has brought you fortune and status the likes of which you have never seen, as well as loving and trusting in you as if you were his own son....   [tags: Great Expectations, Charles Dickens]

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Great Expectations By Charles Dickens

- In Charles Dickens’ novel Great expectations, the primary character, Pip, struggles consistently within a man vs. self conflict, in his determination to become a “gentleman of great expectation.” The little orphan boy Pip, of the novel, is being brought up his hot-tempered sister, and her kind husband Joe, in the marches of Kent. The root of the conflict is Pip’s wish to become a gentleman, his obsession to succeed exceeds his good judgement. The conflict starts when Pip is taken to Miss Havisham’s house, a strange, wealthy lady, to play with her adopted daughter Estella....   [tags: Great Expectations, Charles Dickens]

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Great Expectations By Charles Dickens

- Superlative Evil: Classist society’s impact on citizenry Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is a coming of age story set in the early eighteen-hundreds through the late eighteen-hundreds, an era of Queen Victoria and a time for great progression and prosperity. Sadly, the progression and prosperity only benefited people belonging to a higher class putting a big division between the classes, and Dickens used this novel to reflect upon that society of time. The depiction of the greatest evil, the society, is made evident through Magwitch’s role as a boy growing up in poverty, as a criminal alongside of Compeyson, and the bond him and Pip shared....   [tags: Great Expectations, Charles Dickens]

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Changes And Effect Of Employee Rights

- Over time we have seen many changes and increases in employee rights. Some of these changes come from a belief that they must obtain something with every contract negation. I believe we also see a similar effect with laws that protect employees. This has contributed to many employers hiring legal advisors or law firms to review documents and advise them on potential legal decisions. It is understood that when you accept employment, you agree to certain terms and conditions associated with that job....   [tags: Law, Employment, Legal terms, Professional]

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Regulatory Changes in Direct-To-Consumer Marketing of Pharmaceuticals

- Direct-to-consumer (DTC) marketing of pharmaceuticals has grown increasingly in the past decade. The American public views prescription drug advertising for a wide range of medical conditions, including high cholesterol, depression, allergies, and erectile dysfunction. The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the content of these advertisements. Critics also have taken the position that the advertisements garner unearned trust from the public, are misleading, and promote unnecessary use of prescription drugs for common problems associated with aging....   [tags: regulation changes, t.v. ads, fda]

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Charles Babbage And The Analytical Engine

- Charles Babbage and the Analytical Engine Charles Babbage is an English mathematician, mechanical engineer, inventor, writer, and philosopher. He was considered as the Father of the Computer because of his invention and concept of the first mechanical computer, the Difference Engine and the first general-purpose programmable computing machine the Analytical Engine. The Analytical Engine’s features resemble the principles found in the modern digital computer we are using today. Charles Babbage was born on December 26, 1791, in London....   [tags: Charles Babbage, Computer, Ada Lovelace]

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Charles Dickens ' Works Of Literature

- Charles Dickens Throughout history, many writers have written various works of literature for numerous reasons. This ranges from political testimonies to the simple concept of fiction for entertainment sake. One outstanding author that has made a rather large footprint within literary history is Charles Dickens. Charles Dickens was molded by misfortune and later came to write pieces of literature that would never be forgotten. Charles Dickens established his standing as a writer by creating intricate and captivating pieces, even after withstanding his childhood full of mishap and tragedy....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Victorian era, Workhouse]

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Charles Dickens ' The Christmas Goblins

- Charles Dickens When I think of Charles Dickens I instantly remember that famous quote “Please sir I want some more” from the little boy in Oliver Twist. During Charles Dickens, lifetime he became known all over the world for his short stories, plays, novellas, novels, fiction and non-fiction stories. His remarkable characters, mastery of prose in the telling of their lives, and his depictions of the social classes, mores and values of his times were well known all over. In the spirit of the holiday season I read one of his short stories called “The Christmas Goblins” which teaches a valuable lesson....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Christmas, A Christmas Carol]

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This Changes Everything By Naomi Klein

- Title: Student’s Name: Professor’s Name: Date: An Argumentative Essay on “This Changes Everything” by Naomi Klein Introduction The book by Naomi Klein “This Changes Everything” is astonishing as it enlightens the readers about the society and the confrontations of the 21st century and its challenges. The author of the book emphasis’s on the activism in a remarkable way and reports of unlawful activities in the co-operate world (10). The author further elaborates on the issues of misuse of power by co-operate and underworld brought about by the western- style capitalism tied by the government which tries to cap on profitability....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Natural gas, Greenhouse gas]

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The Christmas Goblins By Charles Dickens

- When I think of Charles Dickens I instantly remember that famous quote “Please sir I want some more” from the little boy in Oliver Twist. During Charles Dickens lifetime he became known all over the world for his short stories, plays, novellas, novels, fiction and non-fiction stories. His remarkable characters, mastery of prose in the telling of their lives, and his depictions of the social classes, mores and values of his times were well know all over. In the spirit of the holiday season I read one of his short stories called “The Christmas Goblins” which teaches a valuable lesson....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Christmas, A Christmas Carol]

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The Origin Of Species, By Charles Darwin

- For billions of years, it has been believed that “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth”, according to Genesis 1:1 (ESV). This concept is referred to as creationism. Bestowed by the encyclopedia, Creationism is the religious belief that the universe and life originated from specific acts of divine creation, or that God created the Earth and all things on it. In 1859, however, Charles Darwin published his theory in a book titled On the Origin of Species, on accord of Ker Than. A theory that just begun stating that organisms were thought to have adapted has evolved into different organisms developed other concepts....   [tags: Charles Darwin, Evolution, Natural selection]

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Charles Dickens ' A Christmas Carol

- A key to a good society is one in which each person has equal opportunity. The U.S.A has a good society because no matter, your situation, reputation you still have the chance to make something of your future. However, not everyone has that opportunity. In other countries you can 't overcome your situation or poverty you were born in. However, if a person in a position realizes this then they can make a change for the better. In “A Christmas Carol”, Charles Dickens uses the protagonist, Scrooge, to illustrate that a society can be effected by the heart of one person....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Christmas, A Christmas Carol]

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Charles Darwin's Life and Accomplishments

- Charles Darwin was born in February 12,1809. When Charles Darwin was a little kid he struggled a lot in school. In 1825, Charles become a fortunate person and went to medical school. Darwin was a British scientist who set the foundations of the theory of evolution and converted the way we imagine about the natural world. Charles Darwin was the discoverer of the biological theory of evolution. Charles Darwin was married for 43 years to Emma Darwin who was his cousin. Charles Darwin had 10 children....   [tags: charles darwin, evolution, natural world]

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Charles Dickens As A Literary Realism

- Some say that the things in the past only have an effect in the past and will only have a limited effect in the future. This statement is largely untrue, and proof to support that can be directed to one man by the name of Charles Dickens. Charles Dickens, in the words of BBCNews, “Was the man that invented Christmas”. Charles Dickens was also considered to be “one of the most important writers of the 19th century” (BBCNews) and he is responsible for writing the well-known story known as A Christmas Carol that is still being used to this day....   [tags: Christmas, Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge]

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Evidence and Proof Changes Mind

- When J.J. Thomson discovered the electron he devised a model called the Plum Pudding Model to help explain the structure of the atom. Twelve years later, Ernest Rutherford’s gold-foil experiment disproved Thomson’s Plum Pudding Model with its discovery of the positively charged nucleus. For over a decade, people believed that the atom was a sphere of positive charge with spots of negative particles, but faced with indisputable facts, their way of thinking was proven to be wrong. When people do not know any better, they accept what is thought to be true to be the truth....   [tags: American Literature]

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A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickson

- The play “A Christmas Carol – A ghost story of Christmas” by Charles Dickson, directed by James Black in Houston, TX was performed in a similar way in “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickson, directed by Michael Wilson in Washington, D.C. The both plays had similarities and differences throughout the play in which demonstrated different creativity from the different directors. The rating that was given by the reviewer of the play in Washington gave a 5 out of 5 star rating. For the play that I went to watch the rating I would give it would be a 5 star rating....   [tags: Christmas, Charles Dickens, Christmas carol]

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Charles I: The Death of a King and the Birth of a Superpower

- The eradication of Charles I from power in England allowed the country to become the major superpower of the world by the end of the 18th century. A superpower is defined as an extremely powerful nation, especially one capable of influencing international events and and policies of less powerful nations. Many common characteristics are prominent when concluding whether a country is a superpower or not, including an educated populace, a healthy economy, a rich culture, a strong military, a large land mass, and a stable government....   [tags: beheading of charles I, charles II]

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