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The Rush to Online Educaiton

- Online education is emerging in all school environments. In “Disrupting Class”, the authors project that by 2019, fifty percent of all high school coursed will be delivered online. (Christenson, Horn, Staker, 8), and a growing number of universities have extended online offerings. Using the internet as a supplemental tool to traditional education is logical, but with the high levels of education necessary to compete in the world economy, individuals and institutions must conduct due diligence to determine which classes should be offered at what level, and to whom in insure we are doing the best we can for our future....   [tags: Dropout Rates, Learning Outcomes]

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Australian Enlistment to World War I

- Thesis: During World War 1, the amount of Australians enlisting decreased due to the realisation that war was not as it was portrayed to the public The First World War or World War 1 was a conflict between Britain and Germany, which spread over Europe predominantly beginning on the 28th of July 1914 until the 11th of November 1918. AS soon as the war began, Prime Minister Andrew Fisher's government pledged full support for Britain in an effort to defend Britain or the “Mother Country”. As enlistment came up for Australian men, thousands people across the country rushed to enlist for what they thought would be an opportunity to adventure Europe with the war supposedly ending before Christmas...   [tags: initial rush, mother country, gallipoli]

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Rocks and Minerals Mined throughout Colorado

- Rocks and Minerals I selected rocks and minerals that are mined in throughout Colorado. Rocks and minerals can be mined underground and some of them are pit mines. I live in Western Colorado where there are several different mining operations of rocks and minerals. Gold, silver, gypsum, and marble mines. I will describe the different mining techniques, economic advantages and disadvantages, as well as how the rock or minerals are shipped. Marble Colorado, is located in the Rocky Mountains that was incorporated in 1899....   [tags: gold, silver, gypsum, marble]

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Most Helpful Element For a Community

- If I had to choose an element to bring to the moon it would be a element that can help and be beneficial to everyone in the community. Scientists need my help in planning and executing the first human-friendly community on the moon. Since the “bubble” In which humans can live on the earth is already created, we just need to decide which elements should be brought because of the limited room available on the shuttle. If i had to choose one element to bring to the moon, it would be an element that many people can find helpful , because it would have many uses and can be very beneficial to the citizens....   [tags: silver, element, mooon, gold]

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The Method of Extracting Copper and Gold by Bacterial Leaching

- The Method of Extracting Copper and Gold by Bacterial Leaching The methods of extracting gold and copper have significant differences and therefore require separate attention. Prior to leaching occurring, either a tailings pile must be built up upon a base of impermeable rock or a series of holes drilled into the ore, to provide access for the bacteriaα. [IMAGE] At process one the bacteria thiobacillus ferro-oxidans and thiobacillus thio-oxidans, naturally occurring bacteria that obtain the energy that they need to survive by oxidising Fe2+ and S2- ionsα, are added to the copper ore....   [tags: Papers]

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Biased Fight Against Crime in Miller's Essay, The Rush to Punish

- Biased Fight Against Crime in Miller's Essay, The Rush to Punish In the essay "The Rush to Punish", Jerome Miller discusses how the nation's fight against crime has been aimed at the poor and minorities. He argues that far too many people are in prison or have criminal records in this country. Miller's main claim is one of policy, which expresses that the nation's current criminal justice system needs to change. He writes, "I'm very pessimistic about where things are heading" (566). This essay discusses issues of racism, stereotypes, individual city systems, and family importance in order to appeal to its intended audience of taxpayers, lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and criminals....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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The Federal Reserves' Accountability for the Great Depression

- The Fed failed to see the connection between the bank failures, runs on banks, contraction of deposits, and weakness of the bond markets (Friedman and Schwartz 358). Instead, they blamed bank management, and took very little responsibility onto themselves, especially in the cases of smaller banks or nonmembers (358). Another issue at the forefront is the struggle for power raging in the Fed during this time, because the New York Reserve Bank, which promoted the idea of expansionary policy, wanted to be free to make its own decisions (352)....   [tags: banks, money, gold]

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College Admissions Essay: Bringing Home the Gold

- Bringing Home the Gold My family owned and operated a jewelry business for 8 years, since I was 10 years old. I grew up with this store, among the earrings and ornaments, always surrounded by things made from a unique substance called gold. Gold is a well-known element, atomic number 79; of course, everyone knows of its international monetary value. However, gold also has a deeply personal resonance; and upon closer examination, this material provides an emblematic picture of my past, my future, and what I offer Harvard University....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Why The Vietnamese Have A Superstition That Changed The Middle Of A Picture

- During my Thanksgiving break, I went to Minh’s house to hangout out with him and his sister at their home in Aurora, Illinois. The three of us were eating lunch at their eating table, and Minh’s sister finished first. After finishing her food, she went to go play with their baby nephew who was visiting in in living room, while Minh and I were at the table alone. I conducted the interview after his sister left and we continued to eat our noodle soup throughout the duration of the interview. The Vietnamese have a superstition that something bad will occur after taking a photo with three people in it, specifically to the person in the middle....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Gold]

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The 1980 U.S. Miracle NHL Team in the Olympics

- ... From 1956 until 1988, the soviets were always a threat to win the gold but in 1980 team USA surprised them. In the Men’s category there is twelve teams and in the women’s theirs eight. Four hundred sixty eight athletes play Olympic Ice hockey from 12 different nations. Canada has the most medals out of all 12 countries competing; Team USA has the second most with sixteen. All of the rosters of the twelve teams have at least one NHL player on its roster. However, the NHL is thinking about not letting its players play in the Olympics because it cuts into the season, and there is a risk of getting there star players injured....   [tags: hockey, russia, gold]

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America in Crisis: The Panic of 1893

- As the new century approached, a national crisis began to develop in the United States. The nation faced a severe depression, nationwide labor unrest and violence, and the government’s inability to fix any of the occurring problems. The Panic of 1893 ravaged the nation and became the worse economic crisis of its time. The depression’s ruthlessness contributed to social unrest and weakened the monetary system’s strength, leading to a debate over what would be the foundation of the national currency....   [tags: economy, government, gold]

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The Boys of Winter by Wayne Coffey

- In the book “The Boys of Winter” by Wayne Coffey, shows the struggle of picking the twenty men to go to Lake Placid to play in the 1980 Olympics and compete for the gold medal. Throughout this book Wayne Coffey talks about three many points. The draft and training, the importance of the semi-final game, and the celebration of the gold medal by the support the team got when they got home. A main part of this story is about picking the Olympic team and how they became as strong as they were. Before beginning the tryouts, coach Herb Brooks scouted every player that was trying out....   [tags: olympics, gold medal]

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Gabrielle Douglas: The Story of an Olympic Dream

- Gabrielle Douglas Gabrielle Douglas was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia, December, 31, 1995. Her mothers name was Natalie Hawkins and her fathers name was Timothy Douglas. Natalie is a single mother of four kids and Gabrielle is the youngest of four. They are Arielle Douglas, Johnathan Douglas, and Joyelle Douglas are the names of Gabrielle siblings. Arielle was the one who taught gymnastics to Gabrielle. Gabby caught on to gymnastics pretty quick and was enthusiastic about it. Ever since Gabrielle was young she wanted to compete in the Olympics and so she worked hard to be the best....   [tags: gymnastics firsts, winning gold]

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Hockey! The 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team

- To the average individual, the word “miracle” has many meanings. However, to the avid hockey fan, the word “Miracle” is vernacular that will be forever engrained in their hearts and history books. While the term itself is broad, miracles turn doubters into believers. This was exactly the case during the 1980 United States Olympic Hockey team shocked the world. In 1980, the U.S. men’s hockey team, consisting of college players and hopeful pros, won Olympic gold. No other Olympic performance was so uniting and inspiring to our nation....   [tags: olympic gold, USRSS, miracle]

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The Pros and Cons of Deep Sea Mining

- The most beneficial place to set our deep sea mining site is directly off the sea of PNG in the Bismarck Sea because there are ports and docks to ship the minerals to and from. We are running out. We have no time, no option, and no choice. The world’s population is increasing by 228 000 each day. We have around 14 500 days left so only 40 years till the end of oil, 165 years of gas left and 415 years left of coal. We are using these minerals at a phenomenal rate. We need to start to deep sea mine off the coast of PNG....   [tags: gold, coal, gas, oil]

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Why Chicago Is The Largest Market

- Number of Ads – In each of the three markets in which the company operates there will be an increase in the aggregate number of advertisements. However, in Chicago the number of ads for the Ingot will go down since having too many advertisements can have a negative effect and repel customers from the product. The most advertised product will be the Vault, with its 9 ads in Shanghai. The reason for this high number is the fact that Shanghai has the largest number of Workhorse customers compared to all other cities....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Better, Gold]

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Manifest Destiny: America was Blinded by the Desire for Land and Gold.

- The entire concept of Manifest Destiny was created by the New York journalist John. L. O’ Sullivan. It meant that America’s fate was to possess or expand across the entire North America; it was undeniable and just waiting to happen. This is the point where many people started traveling west. It is true that America did acquire much land from expanding, but at what cost did we obtain it. I believe that America did not have the proper incentives while fulfilling its “destiny” and its voracious citizens and leaders took advantage of Native Americans....   [tags: Manifest Destiny Essays]

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The Road Not Taken, and Nothing Gold Can Stay

- Robert Frost was one of America's greatest poets. From 1874 - 1963 he has written many famous poems including "Nothing Gold can stay" and "The Road not taken" which I will be writing about. He lived in San Francisco and sadly died in Boston in 1963. He moved to Massachusetts when he was eleven and went to the local high school. He then continues to go to Dartmouth College. The Road Not Taken is a poem about decisions in life and how each one leads onto another road, spreading into a vast complexity of situations and life....   [tags: Robert Frost]

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How Country Lovers and the Gold Cadillac Tackle Racism

- How Country Lovers and the Gold Cadillac Tackle Racism Country lovers, is a tale set in South Africa where whites are more privileged than black people. The story is set during apartheid. This is made clear in the first paragraph, as it says "…but once the white children go away to school, they don't play together anymore." Also, "…beginning to call their old play mates missus and baasie- little master." It is made clear that separation occurs at an early age, this is reinforced throughout the story....   [tags: Papers]

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Mining Lease For Its Hillside Copper Project

- In July 2014 the State Government granted Rex Minerals a mining lease for its Hillside Copper Project (Holderhead, 2014). The Hillside mine is planned to be a two point four kilometre long, one kilometre wide and four hundred and fifty metre deep open pit mine planned to be built twelve kilometres south of Ardrossan on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia (Garis, 2014). The average annual mine production is expected to produce seventy-five thousand tonnes of Copper, sixty thousand ounces of Gold and one point two million tonnes of Iron Ore....   [tags: Mining, Mineral, Gold, Agriculture]

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Bobby in Rush Review

- ... I repeat, please put on your seatbelts.” Bobby’s amazement was reflected on his features, he actually understood what was being blared through the speakers. “This is the fastest train in the world; I should take cautions and put on my seatbelt.” He said to no one in particular. When the train was half way to its destination, Bobby heard a crackling noise and the train stopped with a sudden halt, right after. ‘That’s weird…’ he thinks. ‘Oh, no… I’m going to be late if we carry on at this rate!’ “Due to technical difficulties we will be stopping for a while, please wait patiently....   [tags: businessman, train, ticket, minions]

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The Spanish Colony, La Isabela

- ... The disappointments lead to outbreak and unhappy colonists. To help resolve the gloomy mood, Columbus lead and expedition to interior of the island. On the expedition, they went to the mountainous district of Cibao, where there was a rumor about gold being found in large quantities. Not able to find much gold in interior of the island, he set up a fort for future expeditions. When he returned to La Isabela, he found the colony in terrible condition. The colony had experienced a hurricane, crop failure, disease, and conflict with the native Taino tribe....   [tags: gold, expedition, natives]

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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain?

- My personal opinion. Villain. Christopher Columbus was a nasty man who was motivated by greed. “The information that Columbus wanted most was: Where is the Gold” (Zinn 4). He logged in his journal his first encounter with the Arawak people, stating “As soon as I arrived in the Indies, I took some of the natives by force in order that they might give me information of whatever there is in these parts” (Zinn 4). Their crime. “They wore tiny gold ornaments in their ears” (Zinn 5). Columbus would stop at nothing to gain what he most desired....   [tags: slaves, trade,gold ]

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Gabrielle Douglas’ Responds to Criticism

- Visualize a teenage girl watching television, surfing the internet, and reading magazines. She sees beautiful women everywhere she turns. She is looking in her bedroom mirror wondering why she does not have similar beauty. She begins to feel self-aware because she reads and hears criticizing comments about the females who are just like her. She says to herself, “Am I not considered beautiful because my skin is not as clear as Angelina Jolie. Do I not fit in the category “pretty” because I do not dress like Beyoncé....   [tags: Gold Medal, Olympics, Gymnastics]

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The Inca Helicentric Religion

- The Incas’ heliocentric religion gave rise to the demand for gold as the beautiful reflection casted by gold gave the appearance of the bright, shining sun. However, this passion with gold became their greatest weakness. Small civilizations on the coasts of South America told the Spanish the Inca Empire is so rich and powerful even their walls were made of gold. By coincidence, a Spanish galleon encountered an Inca raft with crew carrying gold, silver, and precious minerals. Francisco Pizarro, overcome with obsession for gold, decided to start an expedition to the Inca Empire....   [tags: inca empire, gold, atahualpa]

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Swiming Legends: Michael Phelps

- Michael Phelps The crowd roared as he stepped up to the block. As he tightened his goggles, he pictured his race on last time. The starter said take your mark…go, the race began. A few seconds later Michael touched the wall and once again, he took gold. Michael Phelps excelled in the sport of swimming and was destined to go to the Olympics, and with some help, he changed the sport of swimming and is arguably the best Olympic swimmer in history. Michael was born on June 30, 1985 and is the only boy out of three children (“Phelps” Current)....   [tags: olympic gold medal winners ]

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Dialogue Essays: Breaking News

- Breaking News When Ambur and Lucinda made it back to the beginning of the trail she uncovered the bags of gold she had hid and carried them to the house. Ambur asked Lucinda if he should be there when she told them about the gift. She thought about it and said, “Would you Ambur. I’m not sure how they’ll handle this.” So Ambur waited on the back porch while Lucinda asked her mom and dad to come out. “What’s so important at 9:30 at night that can’t wait till morning?” asked her mom when they stepped out on the back porch....   [tags: troll, gold, gift]

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The Richest Man Ever

- The Richest Man Ever Bansir was a chariot builder, had problems like any other human being, he had too much going on to worry about anything else. He was a hard worker; he could not understand why he worked so hard and still was “poor”. Bansir had a best friend named Kobi the two of them worked hard together; they were in the same struggling boat, scheming, and scraping up money. Kobi and Bansir happen to save a lot of money over the years, but felt they had nothing to show for it. They could not bear to see their families or loved ones go without....   [tags: work, money, determination, gold]

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Education in America of the 18th Century

- Education did not form part of the life of women before the Revolutionary War and therefore, considered irrelevant. Women’s education did not extend beyond that of what they learned from their mothers growing up. This was especially true for underprivileged women who had only acquired skills pertaining to domesticity unlike elite white women during that time that in addition to having acquired domestic skills they learned to read a result becoming literate. However, once the Revolutionary War ended women as well as men recognized the great need for women to obtain a greater education....   [tags: benjamin rush,women's education,revolutionary war]

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Devaluation of Currency

- Amika, a poor citizen of Zimbabwe goes to a local store with more than twenty billion Zimbabwean dollars in hand. Instead of being afraid of getting mugged, she is rather worried if she can buy a loaf of bread with the money she has. The day before she could buy 20 loafs of bread for 10 million dollars, but today she would feel lucky to get a loaf of bread even though she has much more money than she had yesterday. This sounds crazy, but it is the fact. “The actual news from CNN.com was that the Zimbabwe dollar is now so worthless that "Zimbabwe’s central bank will introduce a $50 billion note", which is, as you probably surmised, a new record” (Mogambo)....   [tags: Gasoline Demand, Gold Standard]

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The Impact of the Past on British Columbia

- The Impact of the Past on British Columbia Beautiful British Columbia, one hears this phrase constantly mentioned, but does anyone know why it is so beautiful. Though BC houses many people, very few know how BC got to where it is today. Not many people know that the Cariboo Wagon Road was built entirely by hand, pick and shovel. Some people may not realize that getting to the California Gold Rush was either an agonizing 2000 mile walk or a 6 month boating trip, and more than half the ‘gold rushers’ never even struck gold....   [tags: Papers]

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Cancer Celll Imaging and Photothermal Therapy in the Neaf-Infrared Region by Using Gold Nanorods

- ... The process for synthesizing these rods was done by use of the seed-mediated growth method, but with limited alterations.0.0005M auric acid contained in 0.2M cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) was reduced at room temperature to give rise to small nanoparticles sized 5 nm as the seed solution. This was followed by preparation of a 100 lm growth solution by reducing 0.001M auric acid in a solution containing 0.2M CTAB, 0.15M Benzyldimethylhexadecyl-ammonium chloride (BDAC), and 0.004M silver salt at 70 µL of 0.0788 ascorbic acid....   [tags: cancer research, dseadly disease]

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Jack London's Life and Accomplishments

- Jack London was born in the late 19th century, near San Francisco. Jack’s Parent’s divorced when he was young; when his mother remarried they travelled around California looking for work. Although London and his family were poor, he didn’t let that stop him from being one of the most well-known authors in American history. Jack London threw ought his life wroth many books the most notable was Call of the wild. Call of the Wild Was set mostly in the Alaska gold rush of 1898, where over 100,000 people attempted to go to the Klondike Region to find gold(Klondike 1), of that 60,000 died on their way and only 30,000 actually made it (1)....   [tags: call of the wild, alaska, jack london]

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Dorothea Dix and the Struggle for Inhuman Treatment of the Mentally Ill

- In March of 1841, a thirty eight year old woman named Dorothea Dix, arrived at the East Cambridge Jail after volunteering to teach Sunday Classes to female prisoners. She found mentally ill individuals housed alongside felons, in unheated or cooled, dirty, and cramped conditions, seemingly excused by the prison staff due to the notion that “the insane do not feel heat or cold.” At this point in time, the mentally ill were often imprisoned for a multitude of reasons. They relied on families for care, and were seen as a burden to society if they didn’t have an adequate or willing family....   [tags: mental illness, benjamin rush, moral therapy]

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The Williams Sisters: Double Trouble on the Tennis Court

- The Williams Sisters: double trouble on the tennis court, Gabby Douglas: 2 times Olympic Gold Medalist, and Lolo Jones: a fierce Olympic competitor in hurdles and now bobsledding are all present day athletes that have captivated headlines with their accomplishments through sports. The Civil Rights Movement altered everyday life for all African Americans and soon other minorities in America. The movement also changed the world of sports for African American legends to come as well. Previous accomplishments of African Americans in sports propelled Althea Gibson to make her mark in history....   [tags: gold medal, african americans, women]

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Movie Review : ' Little Cousins '

- I went to this play because Hunter’s little cousins were in it. They are in 2nd and 4th grade. I didn 't realize though that this was going to a play for ages K-5th. I figured older kids would also be in it, but I thought this play was super cute because of how small the kids were. This play was at Young Footliters, which is a beautiful, very simple theatre. This play was so cute in all aspects ranging from the actors, to their costumes, to the set design, everything. The costumes in this production were so cute....   [tags: Gold, Midas, Scenic design, Theatre]

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The United Arab Emirates ( U.a )

- Introduction The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) has been one of the most economically developed economies in the Middle East. Its levels of development have far exceeded everyone’s expectations especially in the fields of Tourism, Investment, and Real Estate. As a result, the UAE became one of the wealthiest countries in the Middle East scoring “3rd Under GDP per capita” (Middle East: GDP per Capita, n.d) . The UAE has a population of over 9 million Residents which “88% is made up of expats”( Expats make up over 88% of UAE population,2011).Yet, the country still tries to maintain its National identity and culture for further years to come....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Rush hour]

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The Captivating Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe, an often misinterpreted literary mastermind known predominantly by his extraordinary tales of horror, the supernatural, forbidden love, madness, and mystery, is more than meets the eye. Though his genres of expertise may indicate otherwise, Poe was a very social person, having been raised as a gentleman, and he had more hands on military experience than any other major American author in history. As a writer, Poe gained a great deal of his inspiration from his surroundings. His stay in the army contributed significantly to his repertoire, said to have inspired some of Poe’s greatest works including “’The Gold Bug;’ ’The Man Who Was Used Up,’ a satire of southern frontier po...   [tags: tales, horror, the gold bug, love]

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Comparisson and Contrast: Art in Ancient Greece and Byzantium

- Plan of Investigation: During ancient times art in both Greece and Byzantium were significant. The question to be examined is what are the similarities and differences between art in ancient Greece and Byzantium. This topic is intriguing because art fascinated people then and still does now. Ancient art is significant because it has a strong influence on art in modern society. There are a variety of different issues that are going to be confronted, including, the extent to which in Greece and Byzantium are different, since they were both culturally similar and were in the same area....   [tags: relief carving, gold cups, peloponnesus]

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The Miracle on Ice: The US Hockey Team

- Before the 1980 Winter Olympics began, the US Olympic hockey team was not expected to do as well as they did. They had many powerhouse teams to beat and the team was just a bunch of college kids who wanted to play hockey. In the end, they had performed one of the greatest upsets in the history of hockey by defeating the USSR, the whom many thought of as the greatest hockey team in the world. The Soviet Union and the United States were very distant during three decades of a nuclear arms race. Even though the two nations never directly had a battle, the Cuban Missile Crisis, amongst other things, was a result of the tension....   [tags: 1980 winter olympics, winning gold]

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The Benefits of Breasfeeding Newborn Babies

- ... Life can be easier, it can save money, it can feel great, it can help mothers health, it helps mothers miss less work (if they work), and it is supposed to prevent pregnancy Life can be easier when you breastfeed. Breastfeeding may take a little more effort than formula feeding, but it can make life easier once you and your baby settle into a good routine. When you breastfeed, there are no bottles and nipples to clean. You do not have to buy, measure, and mix formula, either. There are no bottles to warm in the middle of the night....   [tags: liquid gold, health, prevents diseases]

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Extraction of Rubidium from Gold Waste by Optimization of Sulfation Roasting-Water Leaching Process

- Specific physical and chemical properties of rubidium have attracted the attention of researchers for extraction of rubidium from its resources, which as a rare alkali metal in recent years the expansion of its commercial uses has been experienced. The main research conducted in this field has been related to recovery of this element as a byproduct of mining process of lithium minerals. In this study, we have discussed the extraction of rubidium from tailings dam of Mouteh gold processing plant in Iran by modeling the hydrometallurgical procedure used for lithium processing....   [tags: Extraction of Rubidium]

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The Blood Diamonds in Africa

- Were all aware of the poverty that the continent of Africa faces, and that the people of the countries that make up the continent rely on gold and diamonds to keep them alive. Are we also aware that we funded genocide every time we bought Diamonds. Before I stated that Africa relies on gold and diamonds, but a serious matter needs to be brought up for the people who are not dying for these diamonds we buy. We call this the “Blood diamond” Issue because in countries like Angola, Sierra Lenone and ,Liberia a civil war was acted out and was being funded by diamonds people in outside countries were buying, being sold for 3.72 billon dollars at a time for a substantial amount of the clear colored...   [tags: gold, rebel militaries, land digging]

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Microfinance Is The Gold Bullet For Poverty

- Move aside sliced bread and perforated toilet paper, microfinance is coming through. Does that sound a little dramatic. I thought so, but so are claims that microfinance is the silver bullet for poverty, the kryptonite for hunger, and the solution for one of the most complex issues humanity faces. Every year, the western world donates billions of dollars to microfinance initiatives. American families donate 20, 30, 100 dollars a month, yearning for that feeling of security that they have done something truly impactful for a family in need halfway across the world....   [tags: Poverty, World Bank, Debt, Loan]

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The Law of One Price

- ... The rationale behind is straightforward: from the PPP formula below, when exchange rate remains constant as a result of the pegged rate, inflation in both countries must be equal. “Despite the peg to the US dollar established in 1983, Hong Kong's annual rate of inflation during the 1985 to 1997 period was 4.6% higher than that of the US” (Imai, 1999, p. 1). PPP therefore can be rejected by empirical evidence presented by the author. PPP Formula Source: (Hakkio, 1992, p. 50) To compare the purchasing power of various currencies universally, Big Mac Index was created as an insight towards purchasing power of various currencies across the global....   [tags: identical goods, gold price, equilibrium]

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All that Glitters Is Not Gold

- Herbert Hoover took office in 1929 with an abundance of optimism and the promise of a "New Day” for his American people. In his inaugural speech, he boasted, "In no nation are the fruits of accomplishment more secure" and claimed, "Anyone not only can be rich, but ought to be rich." The American economy had blossomed like never before as Americans had become accustomed to living a healthy and comfortable lifestyle through the distribution of wealth, purchasing of stock, and installment buying. Americans from numerous social classes were now given a chance of living the “American dream.” However, these benefits, which improved lifestyle, promoted Americans to live beyond their means and prod...   [tags: Economics]

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

- Celebrities are not just normal people they are rich and famous and always in the public eye. People know them but do they know them a little too much is the question. They are bombarded by the paparazzi whenever they take a step. They have a privacy issue at their expense; they can not lead normal lives. Celebrities’ indulge in drugs, have privacy issues, and mess up healthy relationships. Drugs are a problem sweeping the entertainment industry and causing many deaths. This quote explains how Charlie Sheen was addicted to drugs and how he lost it all....   [tags: Drugs]

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Finding The Gold Of My Life

- All my life I have been an optimistic person, believing in the half glass full concept and things happens for a reason. My friends and my loved one can attest to that, that I have a positive outlook on things and am the kind of person that tends to go with the flow. Optimism has been a really big help in my life to get me to where I am today, finding the silver lining in things that others think could not be there. Always having a positive attitude whenever possible, not only for myself but to encourage my friends and family when they need a pick me up to make it through the rest of the day....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Hope, Positive psychology]

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How do Gold Cadillac and Country Lovers differ in their presentation

- How do Gold Cadillac and Country Lovers differ in their presentation of Prejudice. Both Mildred Taylor (Gold Cadillac) and Nadine Gordimer (Country Lovers) grew up in cultures where racism was a part of their everyday life. This theme of racism is reflected strongly in their stories. Mildred Taylor’s experience of racism in the Southern States of America is reflected in the themes and setting of her writing. She was born in 1943, Jackson, Mississippi, the strongest racial prejudice sate found in America....   [tags: English Literature:]

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A Comparison of 'The Bar of Gold' by Conan Doyle and 'The Red Room' by H.G. Wells

- A Comparison of 'The Bar of Gold' by Conan Doyle and 'The Red Room' by H.G. Wells Gothic literature always involves portent and the paranormal such as; ghosts, curses, and witchcraft. It is usually set in castles and cemeteries. “The Red Room” by H.G. WELLS (1984) in particular contains some of these elements. Gothic literature is a genre common in the eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. Both, “The Man with the Twisted Lip” by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1891) and “The Red Room”, belong to the late Victorian age....   [tags: Papers]

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Portrayal of Differing Cultures and Experiences in Stench of Kerosene and Gold Cadillac

- Portrayal of Differing Cultures and Experiences in Stench of Kerosene and Gold Cadillac This essay will explore two different experiences and cultures. It will cover two stories, Stench of kerosene and the Gold Cadillac. A Gold Cadillac is written by Mildred Taylor it is set in Toledo/Boston (North America) and Mississippi (South America). It is about a black family who buy a Cadillac and plan to travel down to South America but on their way they encounter difficulties and racism....   [tags: Papers]

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Hydraulic Fracturing: A Fool's Gold

- Deep underneath The United States are natural gas rich shale formations that contain enough fossil fuels to power America for nearly a century. Big oil companies such as Halliburton have started extracting the natural gases that mainly consist of methane, through a process called hydraulic fracturing. Although it seems like natural gas may save the United States from an energy crisis, many opponents to hydraulic fracturing exist because it requires vast amounts of resources, hazardous chemicals, and it has adverse effects on the environment as well....   [tags: fossil fuel extraction techniques]

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Case Analysis : Gold Lake

- Silver Lake began to investigate the possibility of acquiring Seagate’s disk drive operations. Due to Seagate’s size, market capitalization and industry-leading position, the proposed buyout had the potential to become a landmark transaction. As part of a two-step deal, VERITAS will acquire Seagate, then sell Seagate 's operating assets for $1.9 billion to Seagate executives and a buyout firm (Silver Lake). For Seagate to "unlock" their value without incurring tax penalties, they will sell their 33% stake in VERITAS (128 million shares) back to VERITAS, who will then sell back fewer shares, instantly increasing earnings per share....   [tags: Cost, Costs, Variable cost, Marginal cost]

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Biography of Jesse Owens

- You have probably never felt what it is like to wear four beautiful, Olympic, gold medals around your neck. But a man by the name of Jesse Owens has. He was an African-American track and field star who lived in the 1900’s and felt the sensation of winning too many times to count. Jesse Owen’s life was filled with childhood poverty, along with constant segregation and discrimination, and yet he managed to entertain and prove to the world his outstanding capabilities in track and field can come from any person, no matter how different they are....   [tags: olympic gold medals, african american]

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Icon Attractions in Alaska

- Icon Attractions in Alaska There are numerous attractions within the State of Alaska that can be considered Icon Attractions. Statistics have shown that tourists come to Alaska to experience the majestic beauty of its mountains, glaciers and wilderness. They come to witness the phenomenon of the Northern Lights creating amazing patterns across the sky or the Midnight Sun and the spectacular twilights it creates. People want to understand the history, traditions and cultural differences of the Inuit peoples who live in this state and they want to feel the exhilaration of finding gold nuggets in amongst the river rocks....   [tags: national parks, native american culture]

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The History of Chemistry

- ... In 1774-1794, Joseph Priestley discovered a colorless gas he called “dephlogisticated air”, which is actually oxygen, by taking a calx of mercury and burning it. Antoine Lavoisier disapproved the Phlogiston Theory. He named the “dephlogisticated air” oxygen when he realized oxygen combines with substances as the burn. Lavoisier is now called the “Father of Modern Chemistry” because of his attributions. In 1803, John Dalton’s Atomic Theory states that all matter is composed of atoms, which he discovered are small and indivisible....   [tags: alchemy, turning cheap metals into gold]

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The National Broadband Network Rush to all Australians

- In Australia, the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) equipment is considered to have played a role in the productivity growth surge since the 1990s. ICT refers to technologies that provide access to information through telecommunications consist of ‘all forms of computer and communications equipment and software used to create, design, store, transmit, interpret and manipulate information in its various formats’ (UQ 2011). Australia has been analysed as successful in profiting from the benefits of ICT to enhance growth performance (OECD 2006, p.58)....   [tags: Information Technology]

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The Olympic Olympics : Marta Karolyi 's Last Year As Head Coach And National Team Coordinator For The Usa

- A month ago the names Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez, Gabby Douglas, and Madison Kocian might not mean much to many people. Though the names of Aly and Gabby might raise a small memory of the previous olympics, the others wouldn 't mean very much to the casual civilian. With women 's olympic gymnastics competitions ending on Monday, the five girls have become historic for their sport, and for their country. Each girl on the team brought something incredibly special to the Olympics this year....   [tags: Gold medal, 1968 Summer Olympics, Olympic Games]

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Why does Economic Dependence on Product Exports in Underdeveloped Countries

- The landlocked country of Burkina Faso ranks 183 out of 187 countries in the 2012 Human Development Index, indicating that the quality of life in the African country is tremendously low (World Bank). Despite the United States having contributed $520 million to the underdeveloped country in recent years in an act of humanitarianism; Burkina Faso is still economically unstable, forcing them to heavily depend on their most profitable industries (Kerry). Gold mining is currently a source of income that the country is greatly relying on....   [tags: burkina faso, gold mining, child labor]

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Love and Nature in the Poems of Robert Frost

- “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference.” (Frost 697) Robert Frost was a unique writer of the 20th century. In his poems “Nothing Gold Can Stay” "Birches" "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" "Fire and Ice" and "Mending Wall" Robert Frost explores the theme of nature, and the human emotion love. Robert Frost is considered a humanist and is one of the most well-known American poets. “If the United States ever adopted a national poet, chances are it would be Robert Frost....   [tags: Nothing Gold Can Stay, Birches, Mending Wall]

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A Explanation Of History, Preamble, And Articles

- Explanation of History, Preamble, and Articles Sports Nation was founded in 2017 in response to America’s lack of success in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The United States of America had only won 46 out of the 307 gold medals awarded at the games, yielding a very disappointing success rate of 15 %. The founding fathers of Sports Nation, Gowtham Yerneni and Joshua George, were Americans at the time of the 2016 Olympics, and they were unsatisfied with America’s success rate. They believed the success rate for America should be no less than 99.99% at the Olympics....   [tags: Gold medal, 1968 Summer Olympics, United States]

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Gold Dome Report

- This week the General Assembly was again in recess to work on the budget, and will reconvene on Monday, March 8.  However, key committee meetings are ongoing and the following are the highlights from last week and a preview of next.  EDUCATION: Critical Education Vote Scheduled for Monday On Monday, the House of Representatives will vote on SB 84, an important bill that will improve school board governance and education in the state.  The bill passed the Senate last session and passed the House Rules Committee two weeks ago.  Generally, the House does not pass Senate bills this early, so the House is clearly making this legislation a top priority....   [tags: Government]

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The Media Affects The Representation Of Female Athletes

- When I think of an athlete, I picture my favorite gymnasts: Shannon Miller, Mary Lou Retton, and Dominique Moceanu. I have seen almost all their competitions and I see them fearless. Miller is the most decorated female gymnast in America, Retton was the first American gymnast to win an Olympic gold, and Moceasnu is the youngest to win an Olympic gold medal. All of those women made history by following their dream through hard work. They survived through the criticism made by people who believed it couldn’t be possible....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gold medal, Silver medal]

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What Value Of Money?

- What is the value of money. Well I have found that it is not even the value of the money that matters it is the worth of it in the economic system and the worth that backs up the money. This essay gives facts about the value of money, the gold standard and the history of it in the country, as well as explaining inflation in the United States. The material items you think of when you think of money is really a worthless token. In 1965 silver was removed from the making of coins and gold in 1971....   [tags: Currency, Money, Gold, Foreign exchange market]

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The War Of 1812 And Its Effects On American Society

- Final Examination 1. The early nineteenth century witnessed vast changes in American society hat irrevocably altered the lives of most Americans. These changes were nurtured by specific efforts of leaders in government and business. In the years following the War of 1812, a group of American statesmen envisioned a national economic policy that would foster economic development. Known as the “American System,” this plan called for a national bank, protective tariffs, and improved transportation and communication....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Introduction And Strategic Analysis Of Dreamworld

- INTRODUCTION AND STRATEGIC ANALYSIS Dreamworld sets the benchmark in creating the one of the most amazing and jubilant theme parks in entertainment industry. The study will uncover varieties in observation among a variety of attractions furthermore uncover whether impression of the recent reflect or are unmistakable from mentality toward tourism overall. Overall from top to bottom profile and comprehension of vacationer mentality are the result, especially on the grounds that this study inventively utilizes a structure in view of individual build hypothesis to adequately evoke these state of mind (Vranesevic, Vignali & Vignali, 2002)....   [tags: Amusement park, Roller coaster, Gold Coast]

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Gold 's Claims For Better Basketball

- As far as Silver’s claims for better basketball overall from a raise in the minimum age eligibility, they are not justified. “Better” can be said about both sides of the argument but, the side in which we take the rules back to the pre-2005 era is more justifiable. We will have more skilled, more matured players which, in turn, will increase the amount of viewers, ticket sales, concessions and overall revenue. The league will also benefit in overall skill with bringing in talent that needs to be there because greatness thrives off greatness....   [tags: Collective bargaining, Negotiation]

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Asian History in Canada

- Asian History in Canada Around the mid-19th to early 20th centuries, British Columbia was in a period of economic explosion. Those who were willing to work hard could find many opportunities. At this time, gold was found in British Columbia and Canada became dependent on workers to finish making the transcontinental railway. Many lumbering, coal mining and fishing business were not experiencing enough growth to match the needs of the society. This portrayed Canada as a place of opportunity and settlement for Asians whose homelands were becoming overcrowded....   [tags: Papers]

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I Am Born And Raised

- I was born and raised in the beautiful city of Fredericton, New Brunswick. I have an older, twenty-year-old brother named Oliver who has now been living away from home for 5 years in order to pursue his hockey career. Given these circumstances, we still remain very close and continue to communicate every day. With my mother being French and my father English, they wished that I would grow up bilingual. That being said, they chose to enroll me in the local French school, École Sainte-Anne, which I attended from preschool all the way through to grade twelve....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Dog, Gold medal]

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The American West: A Land of Opportunity

- After the Civil War, Americans abandoned the sectional emphasis caused by slavery and developed a national focus. During the period from 1865-1890, Americans completed the settlement of the West. For the farmers and ranchers, the American West was a land of opportunity because land was cheap and the Homestead Act provided land to farmers, including immigrants and blacks, in order to grow crops, raise cattle and make a profit. The American West was also seen as a land of opportunity for miners due to the gold and silver rush in the far west which they believed would make them rich....   [tags: history ot the United States]

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Contested Plains by Elliot West

- There are many ways in which we can view the history of the American West. One view is the popular story of Cowboys and Indians. It is a grand story filled with adventure, excitement and gold. Another perspective is one of the Native Plains Indians and the rich histories that spanned thousands of years before white discovery and settlement. Elliot West’s book, Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers and the Rush to Colorado, offers a view into both of these worlds. West shows how the histories of both nations intertwine, relate and clash all while dealing with complex geological and environmental challenges....   [tags: american west, indians, great plains]

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Exploration And Expansion Of The United States

- “We are entering on its untrodden space, with the truths of God in our minds, beneficent objects in our hearts, and with a clear conscience unsullied by the past.” (O’Sullivan n. pag.) This quote from “John L. O’Sullivan on Manifest Destiny, 1839” demonstrates the beliefs the Americans of the time felt about moving. Westward expansion is an immense part of the history of the United States because it allowed the American culture to broaden. Many people in the nineteenth century believed that America would be a great and powerful nation in the years to come....   [tags: United States]

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Call Of The Wild

- Call of the Wild Jack London's thrilling epic tale of adventure and bravery, through the eyes of a part St. Bernard, part German Shepherd named Buck. Our story opens with the author describing the lifestyle of this pampered dog on the premises of his master's home, Judge Miller, in the Santa Clara valley. John London describes a particular gold rush that transpired in 1897 and it was named the Klondike gold rush. Very early in the story line, Buck is kidnapped by Manuel, one of the gardener's helpers, who's major weakness was gambling....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Chinese Immigration to San Francisco

- In my research project, I choose to explore Chinese Americans’ and Russian Americans’ migration history and experiences during 1850 to 2014, and the location is San Francisco. Reasons for choosing Chinese Americans are first I’m a Chinese so I care about the history of my own ethnicity; also as a major conponent of Asian Americans which is the fastest incresing immigration group nowdays, the understanding of the history and the analysis of the immigration experiences could facilitate the assimilation of Chinese Americans....   [tags: railway, exclusion, california]

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Important industry in California

- The California Wine Industry is a 34.6 billion dollar industry, which has a long-standing and influential history, since its first vineyard planted at Mission San Diego to today’s well-known wine countries of Napa and Sonoma Valley’s. These famously known Valleys have brought an estimated total of 2.94 million tourists in 2012 (The Napa Valley). Furthermore, in this paper I will be discussing the finding of California that led to its first plantation of a vineyard, to its expansion throughout California’s Valleys from the impact of the California Gold Rush....   [tags: wine, phylloxera, napa valley]

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Jeans: A Reflection of American Values

- Jeans: A Reflection of American Values Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis did not know they were creating an American legacy when they patented the process for riveting pants on May 20, 1873, nor did they get to see the enduring influence of their product before their deaths in the early 1900’s ("Levi Strauss & Co. Timeline"). Nevertheless, since their creation, denim jeans have become symbolic of various American sentiments over the years: the romanticizing of the American West, the social rebellion of countercultures, and a paradoxical preoccupation with individuality....   [tags: Clothing]

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The Most Important Events During American Expansion

- The two most important events during American expansion were manifest destiny and the availability of land. Lewis and Clark had opened the nation’s eye to a vast continent that begged to be explored. Stories of beautiful land and riches were being spread much like during the of early days of European exploration and Americans felt it was their destiny to take possession of these territories. People were pouring in from around the world to become Americans and the population was ready to spread over the Great Plains to the the Pacific coast like to a wave of humanity seeking the American promise for the pursuit of happiness....   [tags: United States]

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Simple is Gold For the Chinese People in "Golden Mountain"

- ... In the book, Choy mentions, “[o]nly paper histories remained, histories blended with talk story”(Choy 51). Furthermore, they do not want to recall their dark pasts by making up stories and telling others that its their real past. Not everyone in the Chinatown is aware of everyone’s “real” histories which is so dark, depressing, and maybe even more worse than Poh-Poh’s, who used to be a servant and worked for the rich Chin family. For example, it is stated in the novel that “[e]veryone knew everyone’s daily business, but not always everyone’s past.”(Choy 61)....   [tags: canada, immigrants, assimilating]

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Rusted Gold: A Decline in Global Power and Prestige

- ... What is the role of the state government when the federal government fails to do their job. Technically immigration is strictly under federal control not state and precedents from previous cases show that federal laws trump state laws. Many see this law a very confrontational and faith lacking in the federal government, that there seems to be a bigger interest in challenging the federal government more so than cooperating (Winograd). What Arizona is trying to do is create its only policy for addressing immigration....   [tags: restrictive immigration laws and stereotypes]

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The Disappearance of Native Americans in California

- “To discover, understand, and encounter the cultures and intricate natures of the California Indian people, it is necessary to search the past” –Nancy Wahl. Tracing back in California history, Spanish explorers, commanded by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, found the tip of what is now Baja California in the year 1533 and named it "California" after a mythical island in a popular Spanish novel. It is evident that from the time Spanish monarchs set foot in California, the world as Native Americans knew it was never the same again....   [tags: Demographics]

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