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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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

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The Microcredit Foundation of India and Poverty in India

- The Microcredit Foundation of India is a non- profit organization, and effective tool for alleviating poverty. The Microcredit Foundation has its base located in southern rural India. Microcredit works with just about everyone who needs their help; however their focus is women. Microcredit presents the women of rural communities with the opportunity to start a business. The services of micro credit are dedicated to creating a better stable economy, opportunities in the establishment of medium sized enterprises, and co-operative development....   [tags: nonprofits, Microcredit Foundation of India, pover]

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How the Gates Foundation Reduces Poverty

- How the Gates Foundation Reduces Poverty “We all have the chance to create a world where extreme poverty is the exception rather than the rule, and where all children have the same chance to thrive, no matter where they’re born” (Guacci). The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation started in 1997 when the Gates family read an article about the millions of children in poor countries who were dying from disease. They have been working to reduce poverty and poor health throughout the world ever since as well as create a better world for both future and present generations....   [tags: Extreme Poverty, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation]

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Isaac Asimov's Foundation - Psychohistory

- Foundation  Psychohistory Psychohistory is the framework upon which Isaac Asimov's Foundation rests. It provides for diverse episodes about a variety of characters over a period 400 years, and those episodes feature a number of strong-minded individuals seeking solutions to a series of problems as they arise (Gunn 42). In the novel, these problems have all been fore-ordained long ago by Hari Seldon's science of psychohistory. Psychohistory is defined by Asimov as a "'profound statistical science' that deals with the reactions of human conglomerates to fixed social and economic stimuli" (Touponce 76)....   [tags: Isaac Asimov Foundation]

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Isaac Asimov's Foundation - Cycles of History

- Isaac Asimov's Foundation - Cycles of History Foundation is a novel throughout which the cycles of history are present. Isaac Asimov's peculiar notions on how change in the environment affects the nature of historical change are present throughout this novel. Asimov uses principles of Marxism to fabricate his future history. Asimov also creates a future political structure modeled on the Roman Empire. According to Jean Fielder, one of the greatest influences on Asimov's Foundation novel is Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire....   [tags: Isaac Asimov Foundation]

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Isaac Asimov's Foundation - Validity of Science Fiction

- Isaac Asimov's Foundation and the trilogy named after it represent a pinnacle in science fiction. Science fiction lovers from every walk of life have joined together to praise Asimov and Foundation. Furthermore, this series has been awarded the first Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Series. Not before or since the publication of Foundation has this award been given. Despite this recognition, the mainstream literary critics ignore works of science fiction as candidates for more prestigious awards....   [tags: Isaac Asimov Foundation]

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University Foundation

- University Foundation The presentation I choose to summarize is Greg Gissendanner’s presentation on the university foundation. Like most of the other presentations in class, Greg used the standard outline of presenting the unit’s history, mission, organizational structure, funding and financial concerns, and current issues. History. Greg showed that while many foundations look fairly similar today, the history of foundation development took on many different forms at different institutions....   [tags: University Foundation Education Essays]

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The Foundation Of The World

- BEFORE THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD There were three Beings in existence who were before the foundation of the world. God the Father, God the Son, the Word (Jesus), and God the Holy Spirit. They are comprised of the Godhead. In addition, they are separate Beings; yet, they are one in purpose, in righteousness, and in deity. However, our omniscient (all-knowing) God knew beforehand that mankind would disobey Him and His only concern was with the redemption of man – Genesis 3 – Revelation 22:21. Therefore, through His creation, God began working in the affairs of men to bring about His plan of how man could live with Him forever, provided man accepted His terms....   [tags: Abraham, Book of Genesis, Adam and Eve, God]

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The Strength Of The Foundation

- Introduction An educational leader supervising without first building a trusting relationship with their staff can be likened to building a house without a solid foundation. While initially the house may appear sturdy and aesthetically appealing, over time cracks and sagging walls will appear. The strength of the foundation is the most important part of the structure, as the entire house rest upon it. This is also true of relationships with trust being the foundation upon which the relationship rest....   [tags: Sociology, Management, Leadership, Effectiveness]

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The Foundation of the Netherlands

- ... He looked up and saw a small hole in the dike and watched a tiny stream of water flowing out of it. Quickly Hansje inserted his chubby finger in the hole and the flow of water stopped. All night he plugged the hole in the dike, numb with cold and fear. At daybreak, a clergyman walked along the top of the dike and saw Hansje. He quickly summoned help. So did Hansje prevent a disastrous flood (Brouwer). The dikes were very useful in World War Two. Most of the time the dikes were not strong enough for the heavy tanks of the Germans....   [tags: churches, terpen, dutch]

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The Foundation Of A Community

- The foundation of a community is built upon its various social institutions: educational, economic, and governmental; as a result, the trajectory of one’s familial life is predicated on the outcomes that these institutions produce. When inequality becomes the crux upon which these systems are built, the ostensible result is widespread oppression. It has long been understood that providing an equitable, high quality education is a critical component of any given society’s socio-economic success, thus a society’s failure to properly educate its citizenry represents a significant social problem....   [tags: Sociology, United States, Affirmative action]

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The Foundation of Learning

- The Foundation for Learning Students past interests, experiences, prior knowledge, references and thought processes can effective the way students learn, process information and remember due to prior experiences, how it made them feel and their personal views and attitude towards specific subjects and can alter the way they learn new material and concepts because of this meaningful learning is important. It is a teachers job to have teach students in a way that can relate to their background knowledge and insure that material in on a level the student an process....   [tags: interests, experiences, prior knowledge]

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The Foundation for Capitalism

- Theory Freedom is simply the right of an individual to control his or hers own actions, that aids in the development of humanity. As freedom reflects back to capitalism, people within their respective class who obtain money are the individuals who whole heartedly enjoy real freedom. However, is it really considered freedom if there are restrictions attached to one’s freedom. The simplest things such as the production and distribution of goods and services or even the supply of new technological advancements, are ran and operated by a group or class of people....   [tags: freedom, social system]

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The Heritage Foundation

- The Heritage Foundation March 13, 2014 The Heritage Foundation is a conservative research organization whose main purpose is to influence conservative public policies that are based on personal freedoms, limited government intervention, free enterprise and promotion of basic American values. Heritage Foundation is an influential organization that has promoted policies within the United States for many years. The foundation is funded through direct mail fundraising from donors....   [tags: Conservative Research Organization]

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The Heritage Foundation

- The Heritage Foundation is a think tank whose vision is to build an America where freedom, opportunity, prosperity, and civil society flourish. They come up with and promote conservative policies based on the fundamental principles of our Constitution. The staff of Heritage Foundation research current policy issues and present their findings “to members of Congress, key congressional staff members, policymakers in the executive branch, the nation’s news media, and the academic and policy communities”....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Index of Economic Freedom]

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Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Caves of Steel, by Isaac Asimov

- Everyone is faced with difficult obstacles at some point in his or her life, whether or not they are able to overcome them can define them as a person. Every story has a plot, but a plot is determined by the characters and their actions to events that take place in the story. According to the article “Science Fiction Images of Computers and Robots” written by Patricia S. Warrick, many of the plots in Asimov’s novels depend on “computers and robots [along with] space exploration and development” (54)....   [tags: The Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov]

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Investment Policy At The Hewlett Foundation

- Investment Policy at the Hewlett Foundation This case examines investments by Hewlett Foundation (HF). William R. Hewlett, his wife Flora, and their oldest son, Walter, established the foundation in 1966. At year-end 2004, the foundation was among the eight largest U.S. private foundations by asset size, with $6.4 billion. HF consists primarily of HP and Agilent 3 stock. The foundation focused on six grant programs, which are: conflict resolution, education, the environment, performing arts, population, and U.S.-Latin American relations and other special programs....   [tags: Investment, Rate of return, Bond, Stock]

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Ruse on a Biological Foundation for Ethics

- Michael Ruse argues that "The Biological Sciences Can Act as a Ground for Ethics." (p.297) He begins with a distinction between the normative and the meta-ethical, and then sets out to lay the foundations for normative ethics as a biologically driven adaptive function. He then moves on to justifying why we ought to behave as biology influences us to do, where he runs into a problem. People feel certain ways about what is right and what is wrong, Ruse begins, and these feelings are what become the moral maxims we follow (p299)....   [tags: philosophy, right, wrong]

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The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

- Could you imagine being stricken by a deadly virus, that if you survived, you would not be able to walk without any assistance. In 1938, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s personal struggle with infantile paralysis led him to create the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (NFIP) which would help find a treatment for infantile paralysis, which is better known as polio. This virus was usually contracted during childhood, and attacked the central nervous system, which if the victim did survive, he or she would then usually suffer from debilitating paralysis well into their lives....   [tags: deadly virus, polio, opv, march of dimes]

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The Foundation of Quality Higher Learning

- Beginning with the Dual Enrollment program for high school students, English as a Second Language classes for non-English speaking legal residents, and the Adult Basic Education courses for GED seekers, through the numerous university transfer programs available for those planning to continue on at one of Arizona’s major universities, the staff members of the Foundation Studies Division provide guidance to bring students successfully through their current program of study and onto the next. Because of these programs and dedicated staff members, the FSD not only personifies the definition of “quality higher learning”, but also provides much needed services to members of the community and thei...   [tags: dual enrollment program, education]

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The World Wildlife Foundation ( Wwf )

- Poaching has been defined as the illegal hunting and capturing of wild animals. Until the 20th century poaching mostly consisted of game and fish being taken by impoverished peasants. Over the years poaching has become a serious threat to wildlife in Africa. The Black Rhino, African Elephant, Lion, Mountain Gorilla, and Grevy’s Zebra. If any one species gets wiped out it will completely disrupt the food chain. The Black Rhino population has gone down 97.6 percent since the 1960’s and up to 35,000 elephants were killed last year....   [tags: Hunting, Endangered species]

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A Raisin in the Sun: The Foundation of Family

- The idea of family is a central theme in Lorraine Hansberry’s play A Raisin in the Sun. Hansberry alludes to the Old Testament book of Ruth in her play to magnify “the value of having a home and family”(Ardolino 181). The Younger family faces hardships that in the moment seem to tear them apart from one another, but through everything, they stick together. The importance of family is amplified by the choices of Walter and Beneatha because they appear to initiate fatal cracks in the Younger family’s foundation, but Mama is the cement who encourages her family to pull together as one unit....   [tags: Theatre]

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Education Is A Solid Foundation For A Child

- I believe the purpose of education is to prepare the student for life. I believe that education is a solid foundation for a child to cope with society. Without an education it becomes harder one to grow and develop in society. Every individual should be entitle to an education. Through education, people grasp not only the basic skills but also those skills which empowers them to learn how to problem solve. However, education needs to provide more than survival skills. It needs to provide the abilities for individuals to be beneficial members of society....   [tags: Education, Teacher, History of education, School]

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Foundation for Stability for the Horn of Africa

- Republic of Kenya Foundation for Stability for the Horn of Africa Senior Leaders Course Republic of Kenya has and will remain to personify a major example for democracy and stability in the Horn of Africa. I will establish that The Republic of Kenya* role as a stable democracy will continue to be the example of success for the region of the Horn of Africa. Through cultural, economic, and political development this country should be used as mediator for the region. Republic of Kenya can trace its origin to the birth of man....   [tags: International Government ]

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Worldview Is The Foundation Of Thoughts And Behaviors

- Worldview A worldview is the foundation of thoughts and behaviors. According to Koltko-Rivera (2004) this foundation can be religious, spiritually, existentially, or naturalistically based. It determines our values and morals regarding the world socially, environmentally, economically, and spiritually. It existence in every individual conscious or subconscious. As children, we are impressionable and embrace ideas and beliefs through nurture. As we grow nature/ the material world impact, alter or changes our worldview....   [tags: New Testament, Bible, Jesus, Books of the Bible]

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The Ideal Foundation: A Personal Essay

- Building a house, building or any other permanently standing structure can be an incredibly complicated job. Not only do need to have materials from the best quality possible, you also have to make sure that the framing of the structure is balanced, accurate and secure. However, it is the foundation of the structure that can be considered the most important part to the structural integrity of the house. Without a proper foundation, the house could be considered unsafe. Small cracks would start appearing in the concrete base of the house and near the corners of doors, windows, walls and ceilings....   [tags: College, Honors, Program]

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Stewardship Is The Foundation Of Economic Life

- Stewardship extends far beyond knowing how to spend your money wisely and how one can best care for the earth. Being a Christian steward, and thus having stewardship, allows Christians and those alike to make life choices that advance His kingdom and live into what He has entrusted His followers to. Economics is one of the first things people start to study in order to fix this fiscally and environmentally broken world. George Monsma asserts that stewardship is the foundation of economic life, and it is because of this, people need to use their resources not only for the benefit of themselves, but those in need....   [tags: Want, Need, Economics, God]

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The Biblical Foundation For Interpersonal Communication

- the obstacle he is subject to face, however, Timothy is to behold to the truth even when under pressure of society. This biblical foundation of communicating in lines of preaching is of value today. It is a method used in season and out season in reverence to Jesus Christ. Small group from a biblical foundation communication consist of Jesus and His disciples. Jesus Christ taught and prepared the disciple on numerous occasion for the expectancy in the behaviors of the people from different culture....   [tags: Jesus, God in Christianity, Communication, God]

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Education Is The Pillar And The Foundation Of The Truth

- Education is highly underestimated in the Lord’s church. We rarely invest much thought into our teaching. Our idea of a Bible class is reading the text of a book or answering true or false on a copy and pasted worksheet. It is no wonder that the modern church has members that are biblically illiterate. The prophet Hosea condemned the northern kingdom for their lack of knowledge and it is likely he would say the same thing today (Hos. 4:6). This is especially shameful for us since the church is intended to be the pillar and the foundation of the truth (1 Tim....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Educational psychology]

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The American Foundation Of Suicide Prevention

- The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a non-profit organization that acknowledges suicide and mental health problems that are part of our society. By understanding this support can go to those in need of education and those who are at risk. Suicide affects a tremendous amount of people those who suffer from depression and their love ones, but with proper education and treatment it can prevent many from committing suicide. In fact according to Mental Health Business Week “Each year in the United States, suicide claims over 40,000 lives - more than war, murder, and natural disasters combined…Suicide is not just a faceless health issue for our society - it affects real people”...   [tags: Suicide, Mental disorder, Schizophrenia]

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A Stable Economy is the Foundation of a Country

- ... Exponential growth shows how America or the world increases in many ways through population and money. The rate of some odd change with variables every time more comes within an amount other things arrive maybe even doubled or tripled within a shorter amount of time than it initially began. With people being our secondary topic in the world of understanding the economy. We are a great example because, our population increases every single day by the thousands, and as we grow in the numbers the time shortens on how many more people will be become of our nation....   [tags: resources, management, immigration]

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The Structure And The Foundation Of The Electoral College

- The structure and the foundation of the Electoral College originates from the Constitution. Due to a fear of mob rule, the founders of the United States aspired to acquire a system of political representation. In order to insure checks within the system, elections were derived from representative blocks of votes. In addition, The Framers realized that vast numbers of regional candidates could allure the interests of diverse exclusive factions, allowing for the opportunity for the people to become divided, which could lead to interference in the succession of power....   [tags: President of the United States, Elections]

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Governmental Foundation in the Declaration of Independence

- On July 4, 1776, the United States of America's Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This document, primarily written by Thomas Jefferson, announced that the thirteen colonies were declaring their independence and, in doing so, were independent states apart from the British Empire. The Declaration of Independence is comprised mainly of colonial grievances and assertions of human rights. The Declaration of Independence formed a profound foundation for the forefathers who wrote the United States of America Constitution and Bill of Rights and, therefore, the United States of America government....   [tags: american government]

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The Foundation of the Inca Civilization: Religion

- Religion is the belief or worship of a higher power such as many or one god. Religion is the foundation of the world. Without religion, a person or group may not convey to others how he or she lives his or her life because religion helps people on the outside looking in understand the way an individual lives and how he or she believes in life. The Inca civilization is an example of how religion gave a group of people an identity. Inca culture evolved from the various Andean cultures that are traced back to twenty thousand years previously....   [tags: ancient South American civilizations]

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A Study On The Foundation Of Love

- Foundation of love begin when two singles has great feeling attach to each other. From stranger to couple and from couple to someone we will spend our rest of our life, but what if a man and a woman forces to get married just to please their parents. According to Robert Epstein, psychologist at American Institute for Behavior and Research and Technology, ‘’ one key to a strong arranged marriage is the amount of parental involvement at its start’’ (par. 3). However, the concept of ‘’Married at First Sight’’ does not involve parents....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Arranged marriage]

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Listening Is The True Foundation Of Learning

- “…talk is arguably the true foundation of learning”. (Alexander, R. 2011:9) Critically discuss this statement in relation to children’s learning in two of the core subjects. This essay will critically discuss the statement “…talk is arguably the true foundation of learning” (Alexander, R. 2011:9). Firstly, I will discuss talk and dialogic teaching by looking at its theoretical influences, the principles of dialogic talk and ultimately how these contribute to children’s learning. Secondly, I will critically analyse the relationship between dialogic teaching and two of the core subjects in the primary national curriculum: English and Science....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Lev Vygotsky, Teacher]

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Education Is The Foundation That The World

- Education is the foundation that the world is built on today and without education the world wouldn’t be nowhere near where it is right now. As time goes on the foundation get bigger and even more advanced. As the development of writing started in about 3500 B.C. according to Wikipedia.com, education has grown ever since. Education has come a long way since the development of hieroglyphics and writing on papyrus to make scripts. The United States prides itself on education and it is a really big subject in our nation....   [tags: Education, School, Learning, Teacher]

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Communication Is The Foundation Of Human Relationship

- Life Improvement Using Communication Communication is a method to express emotions, make connections and relates individual to one another. Understanding yourself and others through communication can bring much success in life. The concept is simple, yet complex because it requires considerable self-recognition and appreciation for others in the journey of life. Once a person has understands the significance of communication, it becomes a revelation into its application. In addition, communication is the foundation of human relationship....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication]

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The Foundation of The United States of America

- ... Even so some will argue Rome’s influence on America is much more important and significant. The Roman Empire was well ahead of their time and their inventions, ideas, and philosophy influence the attributes of our modern society. One major element that dictates people’s life for millennium and even the life of most Americans today is religion, the biggest of which is Christianity. Thanks to Emperor Constantine in 312 A.D Christianity was made legal and decades later it was the only religion practice in all of the Roman Empire (BBC.co.uk)....   [tags: roman empire, athens greece]

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Religion Is The Moral Foundation Of A Civilization

- Religion in the ancient world played a vital role to society. Religion is the moral foundation of a civilization and it gives meaning, worth and determination. Even though not all religions encourage people to do what is right, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Confucianism tells those who practice to obey their deity or god and do what is ethical within their religion. In some religions, doing this was a way to reach afterlife so their souls could maintain a continuing existence. Each of these religions has their own way of encouraging such behavior, whether it is from a holy book, sacred principle, making a sacrifice or meditation....   [tags: Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, Noble Eightfold Path]

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The Qin Emperor : Foundation Of The State

- The Qin Emperor: foundation of the state The Zhou Dynasty collapsed and by 500 BCE there was no central government The Quin Reuter brought the country back together with a combination of military force and administrative organization The Qin King ruled China for 11 years but caused a major change Th Han Dynasty Hans rule was very similar to that of the Roman heyday The Han rulers expanded Chinese land The Han dynasty dud not change the government from what the Qin had set up Arts and Sciences The arts became more popular during the Han dynasty Mathematics, geography and astronomy were strong suits in sciences China produced metallic and ceramic works of art The Economy, Government...   [tags: China, Song Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, Han Dynasty]

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Water Is A Foundation For Life On Earth

- Water is a foundation for life on earth. Water is necessary for us to drink, bathe, cook, wash dishes, to manufacture, and so on. Even the human body is composed of 65% water. Almost everything we do involves the use of water, and yet, only 3% of the earth’s water is fresh water; and only one third of the freshwater is readily available for use. This small fraction supports all life on land. We rely on clean water to survive, but patterns of climate and human activity are threatening our clean resources of water....   [tags: Water resources, Water, Water crisis]

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Education Is The Foundation For A Better Community

- Problem As undergraduate students, we believe ambition and determination are the two most prevalent qualities needed to establish and accomplish our goals. We also believe that education is the foundation for a better community. Application is the first step in working towards a goal, and the first step we took in becoming students here at San Diego State. Unfortunately, this step is not as obvious – or realizable – for many high school students living in lower income neighborhoods. Money is not the main issue for these students, they simply do not receive the same guidance or resources as their competitors....   [tags: High school, University, Higher education]

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A Servant And The Foundation Of The Bible

- The heart of Jesus is that of a servant; and the foundation of the Bible is the Servant of everyone which is Jesus. Jesus is the veracious exemplification of a leader because He is a Servant first. Jesus said, "...whoever wants to be great must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be the willing slave of all--like the Son of Man; He did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give up his life as a ransom for many.” If one were to define the word servant, the simplest interpretation would be a slave....   [tags: Jesus, Christ, Christianity, Education]

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I Quit At The Wesley Foundation

- As I sit down to write this, I ask myself the question “Why do I want to stay at the Wesley Foundation?” What more could I learn from being a 2nd year intern. And I can’t honestly answer that question without first reflecting back on my time here. Thinking back to some of my first times walking through the doors of the Wesley Foundation, I don’t recognize my former self. As a quiet and painfully timid student leaving home for the first time, I wasn’t aware of the road I was about to travel. He didn’t see worth in relationships....   [tags: Intern, Internship, 2008 singles, 2002 albums]

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Medicare Of The Kaiser Family Foundation

- Medicare provides federal health insurance coverage to millions of elderly, and disabled Americans. As of 2015 data by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Medicare covers 55 million people. Coverage is provided to people age 65 and older, individuals younger than 65 with certain disabilities, and people of all ages with End-Stage Renal Disease, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Medicare, 2015). Medicare consists of several different components, including: Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D. The program has several sources of financing, including taxes, revenue, and premiums....   [tags: Medicare, Health insurance]

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Building a Foundation and Growing As Readers

- I personally feel the interactive model would be the best choice for myself. In the top-down model, which I would use frequently, is the concept about reading for meaning. Comprehension is important; I feel if a student needs to skip a word or two that they don’t know it would be allowed, as long as they can grasp the meaning of the text. I also love that reading and writing are primarily the mode for instruction. This is useful, and helpful when teaching kids. It allows for repetition and practice of reading and writing....   [tags: Education/Reading]

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From Immigrants to the Foundation of America

- America is a mix of all different kinds of people. These people come from all corners of the earth and immigrated to America in search of a better life. The same people are now the foundation of America. A new issue is faced in today’s society; Illegal immigration. Some people believe that the very thing that once built America is now tearing it down. First off, illegal immigration is entering a country without permission. The correct term that has been used since the beginning that is considered standard in the U.S is illegal alien....   [tags: taxes, illegals, law]

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Environment : The Foundation Of Human Nature

- Environment: The foundation of human nature "The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself." This quote by Mark Cain rightly describes the transition of the protagonist "Sylvia" to the new environment in the story "The White Heron". Generally, people have more fondness for the surroundings or the environment they first find themselves in and usually find it hard to calibrate themselves physically and mentally to the new environment....   [tags: Ecology, Natural environment, Life, Rural]

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The Internet, By The Pew Research Foundation

- From the article, “The Internet” by the Pew Research Foundation, David Clark, a senior research scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence stated, “Devices will more and more have their own patterns of communication, their own ‘social networks’, which they use to share and aggregate information, and undertake automatic control and activation. More and more, humans will be in a world in which decisions are being made by an active set of cooperating devices.” Personally, I can see this already becoming a key part in technology, as more devices are developed, their awareness to their surroundings become more apparent....   [tags: Internet, History of the Internet, Computer]

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The Alliance For A Healthier Generation Foundation

- With the fact that 1 out of 3 children in The United States are overweight or obese, the Alliance For A Healthier Generation foundation is tackling the issue by intervening with the epidemic in the school system and attempting to influence the community (Anon,2015). If this was not disturbing enough, it is upsetting to learn that out of the 10 states that hold the highest ranking, 9 are considered states with extremely high rankings for poverty. This definitely supports the argument that healthy food is just too expensive for many families....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Overweight, Hypertension]

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Buddhism Is The Foundation Of Natural Laws

- Christianity believes in one God, which exists in three person; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Mankind was created to have relationship with God. Faith and believe in Jesus can save individual from happening sin and eternal death. Buddhism is a religion that does not include the idea of worshipping a creator god. Buddhism believes in path of practice and spiritual development direct to insight into the actual nature of reality. According to Buddhism nothing is eternal, every action have results and change is possible....   [tags: Religion, God, Spirituality, Meaning of life]

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Laying The Sociological Foundation Of The World

- Laying the Sociological Foundation. There are many different races in the world. A race is a group of people that share the same physical or biological characteristics and can be distinguished from another group because of those. One common myth is that one race is better than other races. This can become a problem if they act on it, like when Hitler killed many Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, and people with disabilities. The attempt to wipe out, or destroy a certain race or ethnicity is called genocide....   [tags: Race, United States, Ethnic group, White American]

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Political Institutions And The Foundation Of Civilization

- Political institutions serve as one of the integral components for the foundation of civilization. The break down of governments can rot the core of a country and cause severe global issues. Several instances of broken down political institutions, ranging from Egypt to Uganda, has lead to massive corrosion of civilizations, and has disturbed the functioning peace within many countries. The weakenging, or full on collapse of an institution can leave the country crippled, and will open up the opportunity for there to be massive corruption and greed....   [tags: War, World War II, United States, Democracy]

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The Neutrality Of Justice Is A Foundation

- Neutrality is a value present in the fundamentals of each level of society. On the global scale, carbon neutrality has become a desirable achievement. Nationally, the neutrality of justice is a foundation to judicial systems. And individual, guidelines of neutrality both justify and shape personal morals. However, as expressed in the claim “There is no such thing as a neutral question,” the nature of neutral inquiry is questionable, as it assumes the existence of an absolute midpoint between two entities—given that the word neutral means impartial....   [tags: Logic, Mathematics, Question, Epistemology]

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St. Paul Of Tarsus And The Foundation

- Christianity stands as one of the most significant, and historically rich and relevant Religions ever to grace the Earth, especially given its status as a highly living and dynamic one, that being that it is a religion that is still very much alive and flourishing, in addition to being ever changing and evolving. (http://www.academia.edu/6386126/the_ways_in_which_the_four_characyeristics_of_religion_interact_to_create_a_dynamic_living_faith_tradition) It is thanks, in no small part to the significant figure of St....   [tags: Christianity, New Testament, Jesus]

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Identity Is The Foundation Of Your Character

- Identity is the foundation of your character, which can be shaped and molded by the values and beliefs of society. Identity can be perceived as characteristics that one recognizes that are unique to him or her. Identity is like your fingerprint, no two in the world are the same. The fingerprints might look like the same and someone might try to replicate them, but the truth is they are only yours. Identity builds a distinct disposition, which can be influenced by external social perceptions and internal morals....   [tags: English-language films, Short story]

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Capitalism, The Foundation Of The American Economy

- Capitalism, the foundation of the American economy, is a system characterized by the privatization of the means of production. This system includes wage labor, competitive market, private sector employment, and the overall goal of gaining a profit. Capitalism, though relatively normalized and seen as the standard practice in the economic systems of the world, is a system that gives power to the wealthy and strips away at the proletariat class’ ability to rise in the social and economic hierarchy....   [tags: Karl Marx, Capitalism, Marxism, Communism]

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Education Is The Foundation For Civic Participation

- For many years, women have struggled. Generations ago their struggles lead to insecurity. However, this did not last forever. The women voiced opinion, which was finally heard. Equality started to take place. Men have denied many women and their rights. One of the rights that I will be discussing is a simply woman attending any type of university, college and even institute. “Education is the foundation for civic participation, and schools are formative in shaping how children and young people view themselves and others” (ACLU, n.d., para.1)....   [tags: Women's suffrage, Women's rights]

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Gender Is The Foundation Of All Live

- Gender is a property in not only human life, but all living life on our planet since the beginning of time. Whether it is to determine animal characteristics, to plant development, to the drive of society, gender is the foundation of all live. Today, I will be talking about what gender is and how humans have identified with gender, social connections and gender, and how men and women differ along gender lines. First, we must understand the meaning of “Gender”. Understanding gender will be broken down into three different views: sex, gender, and gender identity....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Gender identity, Man]

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Food Is The Foundation Of Human Life

- Cooking Up a Storm Food is the foundation of human life that allows us to thrive. It is a necessity for advancement and therefore people deserve to understand the products they are putting in their bodies, such as plants, animals, and others. In today’s American society something called GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms) exist. These modified organisms were once natural, but then crossed with different nutrients and pesticides in order to increase growth and sustainability and to decrease problems occurring within the organism....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Eating, Omnivore]

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Developing A Foundation Of Personal Finance

- As an Advance accounting student here at Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, NM, accounting is a major part in our daily lives and so is being in debt. On the Navajo reservation majority of the population are in debt and that is due to the lack of financial education provided. As being a parent, wondering about my children’s future and would like for them to be debt free in the future. Developing a foundation of personal finance in high school would be very helpful. Second, exposing teens to strategies to better themselves financially is a 21st century survival skill and last, opening the minds of students and having them to make inform decisions on finance at an early age would help...   [tags: Investment, Personal finance, Finance]

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The Foundation of the Cold War

- The origins of the Cold War stem from a variety of directions, but primarily from tensions that rose between the Soviet Union and the United States. Although the USSR and the United States were considered allies during World War II, it was the only commonality the two countries had. These differences, specifically as it pertained to the political structure their countries had taken, became the foundation of the Cold War. Several months prior to the conclusion of World War II, when it seemed assured that the German forces were close to surrendering, several world leaders came together at what is known as the Yalta Conference to discuss the pertinent restructuring issues that would be forthco...   [tags: World History]

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The Declaration of Independence: America's Foundation

- The issue the Declaration of Independence being a legal document has been up for debate in courts for many years now. Although, the Declaration of Independence clarifies the United States identity as a free nation, it has generated intense controversy. Some feel strongly that it did not clearly define the new powers that the thirteen colonies would acquire and did not define the identity of the United States; while, others firmly believe that without the Declaration of Independence the United States would not be the free nation that it is today....   [tags: U.S. Government ]

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A Foundation For The Nursing System

- Introduction (Yvonne) Within the nursing industry, there have been many significant theorists who have helped to develop, shape, and provide a foundation for the nursing system. Nursing theories help to clarify, define, and support the purpose of nursing from other caring professions. Additionally, nursing theorists have set professional boundaries within the nursing profession (McEwen and Wills, 2014). Subsequently, Dorothea Orem was one of America’s preeminent nursing theorists who postulated the Self-Care Nursing Theory, or the Orem Model of Nursing (Wayne, 2014)....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing theory, Nursing practice]

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The Strength Of A Solid Foundation

- My top five strengths from StrengthsQuest are connectedness, developer, consistency, relater, and restorative. At first glance, I thought I had answered the questions wrong. This list did not seem to be my strengths. After reading the descriptions of each strength, I realized that all of these strengths reoccur throughout my life. The first strength of mine was connectedness. Connectedness means I believe that everything happens for a reason and that the universe is connected in some way. I believe that we are all children of God....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Week-day names]

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The Foundation Of The Christian Faith

- The foundation of the Christian faith must start with knowing that God has an active role with His creation. The first and most passionate way God is involved with His creation is through His Word. God has a plan and a purpose for what He created. In my essay, I will hopefully explain how this doctrine will affect the way I encounter with people as a minister of the Gospel and my future career becoming a Chaplain. God marvelously and miraculously created man and animals for a purpose. God blessed them by saying, be fruitful, and multiply” (Genesis 1:22 [KJV])....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit]

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Effects Of The Brain Trauma Foundation

- While someone drives to work or is playing their favorite sport, the last thing they may think about is the risk of damaging their brain. The Brain Trauma Foundation reports that at least 5.3 million Americans, 2% of the U.S. population, currently live with disabilities resulting from a TBI (Brain Trauma Foundation, 2007). The brain is the control center of the human body that continuously receives, interprets, and responds to stimuli. In the injury, many areas can be affected and each effects a different area of the body making it more widespread....   [tags: Traumatic brain injury, Coma, Time, Present]

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A Family Is A Social Foundation

- A family is a social foundation found in all societies. It unites people in supportive system as they care for one another. In many countries, including the U.S., families form around marriage and are seen as a legal relationship. Patterns of marriage and relationship vary around the world. There are four general marriage patterns around the world endogamy, exogamy, polygamy, and monogamy. Family support is a system involving two married individuals providing care and stability for their children....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Sibling]

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Post And The Kaiser Family Foundation

- According to a poll conducted by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation, there are currently 2.6 million Americans who are shipped off to combat in Iraq or Afghanistan each year. Within the one-percent of the population of the United States that chooses to serve in the military, over half suffer or has suffered from mental health illnesses due to combat related trauma (Rajiv Chandrasekaren and Michael Du Cille). With this being said, the fight for adequate mental health services for those who have put their life on the line has become an issue highly recognized by military members past, present, and future as well as congressional adherents looking for change....   [tags: Mental health, Psychiatry, Health care]

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The Foundation Of An International Arrangement

- Human life in itself is a gift. Treating humans with dignity is the foundation for which society stands. Every person is precious, and people over rule things. Life and institutions are measured by whether it threatens or heightens the life and dignity of the human beings. These are only examples of what the Catholic social teachings represent. We are responsible for putting the needs of the poor and vulnerable first. We shall not be cruel or unjust to the poor or vulnerable. Basic justice implies that every person is entitled to participate in the progressively interdependent global economy in a way that makes sure their freedom and dignity....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Infant, Infant formula, Baby food]

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Teachers as the Foundation of Society

- As a young student I believe that an education is the most valuable thing that a person can have. Therefore, I believe that teachers are the soul foundation of our society. The job of the teacher is to educate as well as nurture the students to the best of their ability. Our society as a whole is constantly growing and changing; and this has a strong influence on our education system. Thus forth my philosophy is continuously evolving and growing; and as I continue to learn more about school districts, different children, and the psychology of learning I will continue to adjust my educational philosophy as well....   [tags: Teachers, philosophy of education, narrative]

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Ethics: The Foundation of Good Business

- According to the Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia business ethics is the moral principles defining how businesses and business professionals should act toward each other, employees, and the public. Some professions such as law and medicine clearly have defined codes of professional ethics. In other areas appropriate behavior has been established over time by practice. Business ethics involves the role of a company in our society. Complex and contentious areas of business ethics would include the effect a petrochemical company's actions have on the environment or the obligation of a pharmaceutical company to make its drugs available to developing countries....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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The Foundation of an Effective Education

- I went to primary school in the early 1980’s; I had a very typical education for the time, Maths, English, Science, with hefty doses of fear, in the form of the threat of corporal punishment. We sat in rows, no talking, no sharing of ideas just copying from the black board into our books; these days it would be termed a behaviorist model of teaching. My classmates, those who didn’t fit the norm, had a very lonely, isolated experience; in some cases I know the experience frightened them off learning forever....   [tags: education, teaching style, effective teaching]

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Open Networking Foundation ( Onf )

- What is it. Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a user-driven non-profit consortium 501(c)(6) that was incorporated in 2010 and launched on March 22, 2011. There was several members include Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Verizon, and Yahoo. when it was first founded. Today, ONF now has 150+ member companies of all sizes, including network operators, cloud and telecom service providers, enterprises, vendors, and resellers. The following names are on the ONF Board of Directors: • Najam Ahmad (Director, Network Engineering, Facebook) • Axel Clauberg (VP, IP & Optical, Deutsche Telekom) • Igor Gashinsky – (architect, Infrastructure, Yahoo) • Albert Greenberg – Partner Development M...   [tags: Computer, Application programming interface]

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The Foundation For Our Future Generations

- Carlos J Martinez-Tapia AP English and Literature Mr. Wood, 1st Period 5 December 2014 The Foundation for our Future Generations Today more than ever one can hear people boast about the importance of developing the future generations adequately. Parents typically have the child’s best interest at heart, however humans are made imperfect and mistakes towards child development are inevitable. My parents based most of their parenting, like most parents on the way they were raised. They would choose what they felt appropriate and what would be harmful to a child....   [tags: Parent, Childhood, Developmental psychology]

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Education Is The Foundation Of Society

- Most people would agree that education is the foundation of society. A solid education generally leads to a better life. Numerous studies have proven that college graduates earn significantly more than those without a degree. Aristotle refers to an educated mind as able to entertain thoughts without accepting them, meaning educated minds think independently. In the modern educational setting, how difficult is it for students to successfully succeed to that next level described by Aristotle. Education is a vital tool for lifelong success but there are many areas of concern in the current system of public education....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Poverty]

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A Theoretical Foundation For Design Science

- A theoretical foundation for design science based on classification theory The information technology (IT) artifact is central to the field of information systems (Benbasat and Zmud 2003, Benbasat and Barki 2007). It is the focus of both the behavioural science and the design science streams of IS research (March and Smith 1995, Hevner et al. 2004). While the design science research stream builds and evaluates artifacts, the behavioural science research stream develops and justifies theories concerning them....   [tags: Scientific method, Theory, Concept, Science]

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The Foundation Of Ethics Is Instilled

- The foundation of ethics is instilled in a person during childhood. Children are usually taught at an early age, right from wrong, not to take what is not theirs, and to always speak the truth. The simple definition of Ethics is basically knowing right from wrong and believing in morals. I will always be grateful to my mother for teaching me to never be mean or make fun of people. There was a classmate of mine that was burned in a house fire and was lucky to be alive, because his sister and mother were killed in it....   [tags: Ethics, Thought, Family, Nursing]

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