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The Jabulani Grip 'n' Groove Ball

- The Jabulani Grip’ n ‘Groove ball is an association football ball, which is a highly advertised product due to its significant technology base and elements included. Not only was the ball criticised by all matter yet still specified by the “Laws of a game” in its spherical shape, as well as its size, weight, and material composition in term of being Fifa approved. Throughout all Fifa tournaments the ball’s were made by Adidas due to the fact that they were able to produce such productive and effective balls....   [tags: association football ball, soccer technology]

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Releasing The Governments Grip on Education

- Releasing The Governments Grip on Education Will the debates over education reform ever end. Can any system of education ever be formed to satisfy the conflicting desires of the people. The education of America’s youth is an important subject to most voters. Education holds a few spots in every election and has always been a crucial part of every candidate’s platform. The people of America have many sides to each of the numerous issues that surround education. Some of these issues include the content of the curriculum, discipline policies, safety of the children, over-crowded classrooms, zoning regulations, quality of teachers, and the inclusion or exclusion of religious teachings....   [tags: Papers]

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The Masses: Medias Vice Grip On Our Identities

- As we sign up for accounts on Facebook or other media outlets, we are digging a bigger hole. The media’s influence has locked us into an impersonal world of social interaction. This impersonal world holds no real emotion that is embodied in us and that stems from us. Throughout the course of history, until the last ten years, our experiences have become trumped or overtaken by the medias vice grip. Once we decide to like a photo over Facebook or another social networking platform, we begin to embark on a journey filled with duplicative, pit-less emotion e.g.“ Oh Jenny loves her cat tiger.” “ I think I like her cat too and to express that emotion I will proceed to hit the like button.” The te...   [tags: Social Media, Social Activism]

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Powerless to Evade the Grip of Death in Poe's "The Mask of the Red Death"

- Is it possible to evade death during a massive plague that is killing millions. Edgar Allan Poe uses setting, theme and plot in the “Mask of the Red Death” to illustrate that no one can escape death. Death is everywhere either someone dies or experiences a loss in there lifetime. The mask of the red death is an allegory, which means that is a short story with two meanings. The short story uses literal elements such as plot and the colors of the room. It also has a large philosophical meaning like the concept of life and death and the powerlessness of people to evade the grip of death....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, mask of the red death,]

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A Fanfiction I Made

- For the first time in my life I feel scares. Never before this glorious Gipsy Danger would be scares of anything but right now, I can feel it slowly overwhelms my fake bravery façade when the sea explode and Knifehead rams into me. I was surprise and so do the Beckets. Yancy then control me to grab the Kaiju’s neck while Raleigh ‘tends to deploy the Plasmacaster on my left arm, the sea rolls, forms several large waves as me and Knifehead starts a scrimmage. I wine: “It’s too strong!” “Hold on girl, just a few seconds left…” Raleigh said desperately....   [tags: sea, waves, grip, problem]

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The Media's Grip on the Adolescent Psyche

- Television is a Child's natural weakness. When parents notice a child glancing at the television .several realize the amount of attachment for reality. However, when in retrospect, it can cause danger in the development of the child. Putting a child in front of a television is relaxing; yet too much could affect the mind. Eventually, media will be the new life for younger children around the world. The conflict on early childhood development upon television begins at the start of life itself .For centuries our society believed that media had no effect on the minds of children....   [tags: Child Development ]

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Getting a Grip on Foreclosure

- Many Americans today are watching helplessly as the dream of owning their own home turns into a nightmare. The recession has taken its toll on the American Dream of home-ownership. Some Americans who find themselves falling behind on their mortgage are simply walking away and giving their homes back to the mortgage companies. The neighborhoods of America are cluttered with homes setting empty as a result of foreclosures. We as a nation must find an alternative to home foreclosure that offers hope for homeowners who feel it is impossible to regain control over their mortgage payments....   [tags: Foreclosure, economy, USA, ]

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- Hand- Grip Dynamometer Hand-Grip dynamometer are used to measure the strength and endurance of the muscles in your forearm, and to a lesser extent your hand. Using a handgrip dynamometer will increase your performance at work, improve posture, decrease chances for injury, and prevent low back pain. Endurance is the ability of a muscle to work for long periods of time without extreme fatigue. It prevents unwanted fatigue from daily activities, sport and recreation. For the elderly person, good hand grip strength may prevent a fall down stairs or in bathtubs and may help people from dropping jars....   [tags: essays research papers]

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From Black and White to HDTV, TVs grip on our Young

- From Black and White, to HDTV, TV’s Grip on our Young How many televisions do you have in your house. Do you watch those TV’s for more than an hour a day. How much is too much television. These questions are asked by people everyday, with each question comes a varied response depending on who is asked. Children are very impressionable. How does television affect the children that are between the ages of ten and sixteen. Could the affect be positive or is it negative. People who watch violent television as children behave more aggressively even 15 years later, according to one of the few TV violence studies to follow children into adulthood (Grossman 43)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Clear Channel's Grip on College Radio

- Clear Channel Communications, owner of 1,200 stations across the United States, has been undermining the values of diversity, localism, and market completion within the music industry since the media policy wars in the early 2000s. Since then, the radio industry arguably has lost a significant amount of the authenticity it once had. The only exception is college radio: the last safe haven for musical integrity. The only facet of radio not owned and controlled by a major monopoly. Recently, however, Clear Channel has gone to bed with college radio stations across the country....   [tags: Media ]

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Investigating What Factors Affect Friction

- Investigating What Factors Affect Friction Friction is a stopping power. The scientific definition of friction is: Friction is a force, which opposes the direction of a movement of an object… and acts when an object moves through a medium e.g. water, air or when surfaces slide past each other. EXAMPLES OF HOW FRICTION WORKS ============================== When a motor vehicle is moving at a steady speed, the frictional forces exactly balance the driving force. However, friction causes objects to HEAT UP and WEAR AWAY at their surfaces....   [tags: Papers]

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Fitness Testing For Rugby

- The purpose of this assignment is to provide an appropriate fitness assessment for a rugby union player. An effective fitness assessment should provide essential information regarding players’ match fitness and reveal what fitness programs need prescribing. In order for a test to be effective it must reflect the specific demands of the sport. Each test was chosen due to its specificity in relation to the demands of rugby union competition. An understanding of the client will be made clear through a PAR-Q which will provide the relative information for both personal and medical....   [tags: Sports]

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Choosing the Best Tactical Folding Knife

- People want a good folding knife for various reasons. Some people want to use it as a handy tool for every day use, others want to use it outdoors for hunting and camping, others want to have it for emergency purposes, but a common reason that people buy knives is to use them for self-defense and survival. For this purpose, you'll need a strong and reliable tactical folding knife. Since the word “tactical” seems to get thrown around quite often when it comes to knives and there are so many knives to choose from, it can be difficult to find the best tactical knife for you....   [tags: melee weapons]

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Why Skateboarders' Shoes Wear Out So Fast

- Why Skateboarders' Shoes Wear Out So Fast Through out skateboarding history a sand paper material known as grip tape has been glued to skateboard decks. This material made for gripping onto boards also destroys sneaker soles. Grip tape causes friction between sneakers and itself, while making a grip and facilitating control of the board. Pedaling wears out sneakers like walking, but at more accelerated rates; much higher than walking. Becoming more circwnspect, there is the factor of increased movement on the board such as turning your lead foot (generally for most people the left foot, unless they skate goofy foot) back and forth in between pedaling....   [tags: Papers]

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Popular Choices for Concealed Carry and Defense

- Popular choices for concealed carry and defense. All Kimber Classic Pistols have a ribbed Commander-style hammer to prevent clothing snags. An enlarged firing pin stop locks the tactical extractor in position for total reliability. Compact™ and Pro Carry™ Series pistols have all the features of the Custom, along with a four-inch bushingless bull barrel design that ensures dependability while making them easier to carry and conceal. The unique Kimber bull barrel keeps maximum barrel weight forward, minimizing felt recoil and reducing muzzle lift for faster sight recovery....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Importance Of Playing An Instrument At The School 's Indoor Percussion Ensemble

- Playing an instrument is an extremely enjoyable and interesting pass time once you 've gotten the hang of it. Some of the many instruments that can be played are acoustic keyboards such as the marimba, vibraphone, xylophone, and glockenspiel. These instruments all have the same general set up but vary in size, and in the material of which they are composed. They are all played using mallets requiring a very specific technique. I began playing acoustic keyboards my sophomore year in the school’s indoor percussion ensemble....   [tags: Finger, Hand, Middle finger, Marching percussion]

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Why to Do a Dead Lifting Rountine

- ... So even though you may not feel like it today or you may be sick you still must take some time out to train. You must push yourself to work a little bit harder each time and when you’re done the gratification of feeling better that you did and seeing results was worth the push. A dedication to your workout is crucial with strict guidelines on what muscles you work, how often and for how long with proper form for each routine. To perform a dead lift you do not need much equipment only a bar with free weights on the ends, this makes it a barbell....   [tags: training, building, body, muscles, bones]

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Assistive Technology and Special Needs Children

- Title Portfolio Activity One: Assistive Technologies Assistive Technology or “AT” is a term used in this context to describe an item or technique used to make the navigation of a home, school or play environment more accessible for a child with special needs (Lowenthal & Egan, 2003). This paper is written to explore some of the assistive technology (AT) options available to serve two children with special needs in separate circumstances. Low, mid and high tech options will be addressed with regards to the specific needs and intentions of the parents and teachers in each child’s life....   [tags: Education]

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Nutritional Assessment: Subjective Global Assessment

- Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) SGA score is currently, commonly used as a valid and reliable nutritional status indicator in practice (Steiber et al., 2007). SGA is approved as a high applicable method to assess nutritional status with PEW in haemodialysis patients (Vegine et al., 2011). SGA scoring assess and grade into three degree on each contains which are weight include weight change, dietary intake and its change, gastrointestinal symptoms, functional capacity and its change, subcutaneous fat on three points of the body, muscle wasting on eight points of the body, oedema and ascites....   [tags: protein, indicators, fish proteins]

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How To Hit A Golf Ball

- Although golfers end the day on the 18th green, their day begins on a tee box. A drive, the first hit off a tee toward the objective hole, may seem very routine and insignificant, but, in fact, it is the most important shot taken on each hole. If golfers hit a long drive into the nicely cut fairway, they have only to hit the ball off the nicely cut grass on usually a clear path to the hole. But if they hit a drive into the woods, then they have to make sure the ball does not hit any trees, branches, or other obstacles when exiting the woods....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Shakespeare's Novel Macbeth

- What would the world be like if no one felt guilt. If no one ever caught caught for their crimes. In Shakespeare's novel, Macbeth, the main characters commit crimes driven by their ambition. After committing the first crime Macbeth, the main antagonist is overwhelmed with guilt. His wife, Lady Macbeth plotted the first crime and was the main force pushing Macbeth to kill. In the end Macbeth is charged with the truth and Lady Macbeth kills herself both brought down equally from guilt. Guilt and fear of being found out causes anxiety and slow disintegration of the subconscious which leads to psychosis and therefore, because of insanity causes confession of crimes or suicidal thoughts....   [tags: literature, literary analysis, guilt, crime]

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The Proper Golf Stance

- The Proper Golf Stance While there are many factors in determining the outcome of a golf shot, setting up the proper golf stance is the foundation from which all other aspects essential to hitting a perfect shot are judged as success or failure. Proper stance is made up of proper implementation of multiple factors. The entire outcome (shot) depends on setting up properly. There are three elements that comprise the proper golf stance: grip, stance, and body placement. Your grip must be firm with hands in their proper places....   [tags: Expository Process Essays]

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Studies Carried Out To Explore the Outcomes of Endoscopic and Open Carpal Tunnel Release

- Several studies have been carried out to explore the outcomes of endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release. A randomised controlled trial by Atroshi et al to compare endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release showed that less postoperative pain are associated with endoscopic surgery compared to open release9. This study involved 128 patients with confirmed idiopathic CTS diagnosed clinically and electrophysiologically9. Patients who underwent endoscopic released had less post operative pain in the scar and proximal hand and also less activity limitations compared to the other group (53% and 82% respectively)9....   [tags: Health]

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Giralamo Savonarola and the Development of the Renaissance in Florence

- THESIS STATEMENT The moral fanatic and religious fundamentalist, Giralamo Savonarola, inhibited the development of the Renaissance in Florence and brought the city back into the Middle Ages. PURPOSE STATEMENT Through scholarly research of Florentine politics and daily life during the rule of the Medici, it is affirmed that Giralamo Savonarola used religion and fear to inhibit the progression of the Renaissance in Florence. INTRODUCTION Religion provides hope for those who are hopeless. It aims to welcome those who are alienated and feel that their life has no purpose....   [tags: Florentine Politics, Religion]

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The Effects Of Fine Motor Control With Parkinson 's Disease

- Literature Review Assignment Problem Definition People living with Parkinson’s disease face a decline in fine motor control due to weakness in muscle mass, decreased strength and coordination, finger dexterity, and deterioration of the central nervous system (Seidler et al., 2010). The importance of hand manipulation becomes apparent when fine motor control decreases, inhibiting participation in activities of daily living (ADLs). This reduction in hand function reduces an individual’s quality of life, which further decreases his/her independence (Raethjen et al., 2005)....   [tags: Motor control, Motor skills, Hand]

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Diction, Actions and Imagery in Dante Aliguieri´s El Inferno

- During the occurrence of political turmoil in Florence between the White Guelphs and the Black Guelphs, the disruption between these two political parties has caused a dispute towards the papal rule; one party whom opposed papal rule, and one whom favored it. The Black Guelps who supported papal rule, dominated the White Guelphs. Considering the fact that Alighieri was a White Guelph, whom opposed papal rule, he was exiled from Florence. In the course of Alighieri’s banishment, he wrote the epic poem, The Inferno, which was inspired by his love, Beatrice....   [tags: Satire, Sin]

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How Playgrounds Can Be A Savior For Tired Parents

- Playgrounds can often be a savior for tired parents. Children in early and middle childhood can spend hours playing on the various equipment found at a playground. Monkey bars, oversize tic-tac-toe, and slight staircases are just a few types of equipment that provide stimulation to children. The reprieve offered to parents is not the only benefit as playgrounds can also help facilitate the growth of gross and fine motor skills, the senses, and play for children. The purpose of this paper will be to analyze a playground and its equipment in the context of the support it offers to physical growth in children....   [tags: Motor control, Motor skills, Learning, Childhood]

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Process Essay: How to Perform a Magic Trick

- Magic tricks have fascinated people of all ages for centuries. From David Copperfield to Chris Angel, many performers use magic to amaze and astound. One of the least elaborate types of magic tricks is the card trick. There are two main types of card tricks: there are mathematical card tricks and sleight of hand card tricks. The former are simple to learn, but do not impress audiences. To really attract attention, an aspiring magician should learn sleight of hand card tricks. Sleight of hand card tricks are tricks that use misdirection and special manipulations of a deck of cards to do something seemingly impossible....   [tags: How To Essay]

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The Relation Between Handshaking, Personality and First Impressions

- Handshakes are so important to individuals in the business world that they devote entire classes on proper handshaking etiquette. This study offers a deeper look into how personality is demonstrated through handshaking. I choose this topic because I have always seen a positive correlation between someone’s personality and their handshake. I believe that you can learn a great deal about someone from how they shake your hand. This was not a true experiment in the sense of manipulating variables, but the results were important and should be followed up on....   [tags: Informative Essays]

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Taking a Look at the Sagittal Plane

- Sagittal Plane The sagittal plane, also commonly referred to as anteroposterior plane, is a plane that passes through the body from front to back and divides the body into left and right portions. The anatomical movements in the sagittal plane are flexion, extension, plantar flexion and dorsiflexion. The following are the three exercises for sagittal plane. 1. Barbell Biceps Curl: This exercise is great for developing both the heads of the biceps muscle. The biceps curl exercise (performed with dumbbell or barbell or any equipment) involves flexion and extension of elbow joint during the concentric contraction and eccentric contraction respectively....   [tags: the human body, anatomical analysis]

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Mechanical Properties Of Material Selection And Design

- ABSTRACT A tensile test is performed on a sample of 1045 normalized construction-grade steel using an Intron load frame. A graph of the engineering stress versus strain of the 1045 steel specimen is constructed from the data collected in the tensile test. Mechanical properties such as the ultimate strength, the fracture strength, and the Young’s modulus of the sample are obtained by further analyzing the stress versus strain graph. These experimental values are compared to the expected mechanical properties of the tested material provided by a reference....   [tags: Tensile strength, Elasticity, Materials science]

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Making A Vehicle Work For The Blind

- Sometimes I wonder how it feels not to know what the world looks like, or how green the grass might be, or even getting the full experience of tasting the foods in the world that bring such comfort to one 's heart. But it is sad to say that this happens to be a blind person’s interpretation on life every day. But with the new technology coming out every day, the blind will no longer have to feel excluded from the world. Dr. Dennis Hong, the founder and director of RoMela, came up with the thought of,” What if a blind person could physically drive an everyday vehicle?” When I saw this TED talk it automatically touched my soul to the point that I knew I had to research more....   [tags: Automobile, English-language films, Truck, Walking]

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Poets’ Childhood Relationships with Their Fathers

- Modern poets often reflect back on their childhood relationships with their fathers. Some poets see their fathers with a new found appreciation, some may look at them with acceptance, and still others are trying to move past the emotional grip a father may have had on them. Some poets see their father with a new found appreciation. For example, in Robert Hayden’s “Those Winter Sundays,” the narrator expresses his appreciation for his father when he poses the question: “What did I know, what did I know / of love’s austere and lonely offices?” (Hayden 13-14)....   [tags: literary Analysis, Robert Hayden]

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Social Control through Works of Fiction

- Vampire stories have universal themes that provide the backbone for every dark tale. The unholy essence that any vampire story provides sets the stage for the message that the Church is the way of life and will save you from creatures of evil. From in class readings, we can see all the major religious themes of the classic vampire story. The common religious theme is the abscess of light is the absence of holiness and is the path to eternal damnation. Darkness is the prime universal fear of humanity mostly because we, as a species, are not nocturnal creatures; therefore, we have developed a fear of the predator filled darkness of night....   [tags: vampire stories universal themes, dark tales]

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Ambulatory Devices: Different Types of Crutches

- Crutches: A crutch is a mobility aid that transfers weight from the legs to the upper body. Often used by people who are not able to use their legs to support their weight, for reasons ranging from short-term to life-long disabilities. A lot of athletes tend to be in crutches do to injuries they encounter in everyday sports. The length of time they are required to use them depends on how sever their injury is or their rehabilitation time as well. When trying to figure out what is wrong with a patient an EMG analysis may be ran to measure the EMG odine....   [tags: Forearm, underarm, platform and leg support]

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Literary Analysis: Survival of the Wildest

- In the novel, Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley, the author creates a self-serving sense in the characters. The writer uses straightforward style in order to create the milieu of the book and illustrates that dire situations will bring out the instinct of survival. The readers can see how the main character Easy Rawlins accepts a questionable job in order to pay the mortgage on his house. Mr. Albright hired Easy to find the whereabouts of Daphne Monet. As events unfold Easy discovers new information about why he was hired to find Daphne....   [tags: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley]

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The Importance of The Handshake

- The hand has important functions culturally. It can be adorned with rings or henna to display marital status and it can facilitate successful conversation with the handshake. It takes its roots from animal behavior because it is the modern man and woman’s complex version, of formal posturing. With the shaking of another person’s hand, you describe your intent as to how you wish for the conversation, or situation to go. Posturing is any behavior intended to convey an impression to another person....   [tags: posturing, behavior, impression, control]

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The Importance of The Handshake

- The hand has important functions culturally. It can be adorned with rings or henna to display marital status and it can facilitate successful conversation with the handshake. It takes its roots from animal behavior because it is the modern man and woman’s complex version, of formal posturing. With the shaking of another person’s hand, you describe your intent as to how you wish for the conversation, or situation to go. Posturing is any behavior intended to convey an impression to another person....   [tags: posturing, behavior, impression, control]

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Golf and the Sencondary Discourse

- Playing golf encompasses many ups and downs, excitement and frustration, and an abundance of fun when things go right. Golf is a game with so many different emotions that constantly change and play with countless minds in menacing ways. Motivation is the key to success, brought by successful moments that cause excitement. Those moments keep me returning to the course, continuing to make mistakes, but always learning more about the puzzling language. Over several years, I have been able to learn the secondary Discourse of golf by learning about the golf swing, learning terminology, principles of the sport, and through my experiences....   [tags: sports, terminology, excercise, PGA, swing]

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Biomechanics of the Golf Swing

- For years it was thought that the golf swing was a solid piece of movement without any differentiating variables. Vast expansion in technology over the last 20 years has produced more information on the biomechanics of the golf swing. “ Golf Biomechanics applies the principles and technique of golf mechanics to the structure and function of the golfer in an effort to improve the golf technique and performance” (Hume P., Keogh J., and Reid D. 2005) Biomechanics, “The scientific discipline that applies mechanical principles and to understanding movement.” (Hume P., Keogh J., and Reid D....   [tags: golper, backswing, downswing]

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Ergonomic Ailments and Their Causes

- 1.2 Musculoskeletal Disorders Moderate static work might produce localized fatigue in the muscle involved and could lead to intolerable pain. As for excessive effort or work (could be static or dynamic) repeated over a period of time could lead to light pain initially and then to intense aches and pains. It is not only involving muscle but could affect joints, tendon, ligament and other tissues. Thus, long lasting and often repeated efforts can lead to damage of joints, ligaments and tendons. These impairments are usually categorized under the term musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)....   [tags: musculoskeletal disorders]

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Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

- And with that said I run, dropping the bag of ice and completely forgetting about Flich. That’s the first place they’ll check for me. The only option I have is to escape this building and make a sprint for the well. Now, I really wish I hadn’t hidden that gun under my bed and had kept it on me. If the Reds find me, I can fight them, but if the demon finds me… I shake my head. The chances of me escaping the demon are thin. At least with another human, I’m on the same playing field. As I run, trying to find a staircase or a window close to the ground....   [tags: Eye color, KILL, Fencing]

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Basic Physical Assessment Testing

- Introduction During lab assessment Ashleigh and Katie, the two operators, measured my cardiovascular blood pressure and resting heart rate, muscular strength of the right and left hand, flexibility by sit and reach, and body composition of height, weight, and skinfold. The basic physical assessment is used to measure a person’s overall health and wellness. Also, it helps a person to know their basic health level and what improvement could be made to achieve better health. The basic physical assessment testing benefits all people whether they are athletic or not....   [tags: Health]

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The Perfect Golf Swing

- As I ran up and down the tee line, I saw my father slamming the ground with a golf club. I could not understand why he was always so angry when practicing. I stopped running and watched him closely, studying his body as he elegantly whipped the club through the air. Sweat was dripping from his nose, his shirt soaked completely through. I was six years old and in awe of this man. At home he was just dad, but on the golf course, he was someone else. He was an athlete. I watched him for hours that day, and I would watch him for years to come as he practiced, trying to find the perfect swing....   [tags: Process Essay]

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The Emergence of Solidarity

- Yes, the Soviet grip on Eastern Europe was complete. It was not until the emergence of ‘solidarity’, which became the first ‘mass’ movement against soviet communism that actually challenged the system effectively. By the early nineteen eighties solidarity had more than nine million members, that was over a third of the Polish workforce and in a survey at the time ninety five percent of poles said they trusted solidarity. Solidarity also had the support of the Catholic Church, which was a part of glue that held Poland together, in other Eastern European countries religion had been crushed because communism was anti religious but they could not do so in Poland because nearly all the Poles were...   [tags: Unions]

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The Naked Truth: Fiction

- The house is dark and hushed as I make my way up the stairs to my bedroom. As I collapse onto my comfortable bed, straining to keep my eyes open after a rigorous day of school and work, I am overcome with a realization: "I still have to take a shower." Despite my bed's magnetic pull, I use what little bit of conserved energy I still have and make my way to the bathroom. Although my body is weary from exhaustion, a sense of satisfaction overwhelms my senses and emotions as I step behind the plastic drapery to a simple place of relaxation and renewal....   [tags: bathroom, shower, reflection, decisions, water]

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Golf Swing

- Golf Swing The Basics The golf swing is sort of an awkward motion that can only be mastered in time and with practice. A person usually cannot pick up a golf club for the first time and swing it with perfection. One thing to remember is that there is not an ideal swing for everyone. A beginner or someone who already plays golf must develop his or her own swing from the basic fundamentals of golf. Even the pros that seem to play the game so well do not all have the same swing. Their swings have been transformed from their own experience and help from instructors or fellow competitors....   [tags: Art]

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The Magic Within

- Magic tricks have fascinated people of all ages for centuries. From David Copperfield to Chris Angel, many performers use magic to amaze and astound. One of the least elaborate types of magic tricks is the card trick. There are two main types of card tricks: there are mathematical card tricks and sleight of hand card tricks. The former are simple to learn, but do not impress audiences. To really attract attention, an aspiring magician should learn sleight of hand card tricks. Sleight of hand card tricks are tricks that use misdirection and special manipulations of a deck of cards to do something seemingly impossible....   [tags: How-To Essay, Magic Tricks]

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W.H. Auden's Poems and Homosexuality

- W.H. Auden's Poems and Homosexuality W. H. Auden published “This lunar beauty” in 1930; he published “Now through night’s caressing grip” in 1935, and he published “Lay your sleeping head, my love” in 1937 (Auden 16; 41; 51). “[I]t has been argued that the first part of the twentieth century’s culture is dominated by attempts to keep homosexuality hidden, … [and a] number of homosexual writers in the period maintain public silence about their sex lives, and dramatize homosexual themes indirectly, if at all” (Caserio)....   [tags: Auden Gay Homosexual Poetry Essays]

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Purchasing Drill Accessories

- The use of drill accessories are increasing for commercial as well as domestic projects. The reason is that these cordless drill accessories can perform multiple tasks in a short time. Whether you are making a hole in a wall or mixing liquid for painting, it is essential to include drill accessories with other equipment. While purchasing for drill tools, you can get all essential drill parts in form of drill accessory set. This set is considered an essential item for wood and metal applications and also used for other construction tasks....   [tags: Informative Essay]

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hand tools

- Hand Tools and Devices Ergonomically oriented hand tool design: Maintain a straight wrist Maintain a straight wrist Bent Nose Pliers. Such tools permit grasping, cutting, or turning objects while the wrist remains in a relatively straight position. Hammer With Deviated Handle. The slightly bent handle maintains a straight wrist during the final impact position. Maintain a straight wrist Maintain a straight wrist Soldering Iron. The perpendicular bend of the head permits application of heat to a distal object while avoiding deviation of the wrist....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Physics of Rock Climbing

- When thinking of rock climbing it is good to think of all aspects of climbing in terms of energy. While thinking of energy, remember basic geology and know that not all rocks are formed in the same way, in other words know what type of rock you are dealing with, it is good to think of the process of formation behind the type of rock you may be climbing. Understanding the formation process will drastically change the climbing technique used to climb that particular rock. Another aspect of energy that one should keep in mind is drastically changing your potential energy....   [tags: physics sport sports rock climbing]

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Amy Tan's Two Kinds and Maggie Scarf's The Beavers' Scale of Family health and Competence

- Why are children, pianos, and bad mothers a recipe for disaster. Maggie Scarfs essay” The Beavers scale of Family health and Competence” may be able to answer this question that haunts many families. Maggie Scarf compared and contrasted many families and was able to come up with the Family scale that puts these families on 5 different levels. Level 5 being the worst while level 1 being the most docile and best family unit. Using Scarfs essay we will be able to help the reader understand the level 4 family type to explain Amy Tans essay called” Two Kinds” were Jing-Mei battles her mother for self-control and her own social freedom....   [tags: books analysis and comparison]

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The Consequences of Lennie's Carelessness in In Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck

- ... Lennie’s actions led to the death of a pup. Lennie had disappeared to the barn where the pups and horses were. He was visiting the pups. “Lennie looked at it for a long time, and then he put out his huge hand and stroked it” (Steinbeck 81). Lennie had killed a pup by hitting it in the head when it tried to bite him. He did not think hitting the pup in the head through and it lead to the downfall of the pup, as it was killed. Lennie’s obsession with soft textures eventually leads to the death of a pup, which could have been avoided with more thoughtful choices....   [tags: cruelty, abuse, downfall]

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Story about a Wealthy Incompassionate Man and The Building of His Hotel

- 1 In 1881 Mystic Springs patriarch Dr. Addeneye Cooke influenced the railroad to bring a line into the area. He would build his mountain top Grand Hotel from the local lime stone,the cornerstone of his new city. Soon after the cattle barons, steal magnates, and bankers bought up most of the land. They financed the various cultural amenities such as an opera house, a fine art museum, and a theater. The great Andrew Carnegie himself had the library built.They paved the streets with cobblestone and had sidewalks installed....   [tags: Victorian, Upholstery, Cruelty]

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History of the United States from 1877 to 1917: Industrial Revolution

- History of the United States from 1877 to 1917: Industrial Revolution There are five important things that every American citizen needs to know about the time period from 1877 to 1917: #5. The 1896 Presidential elections in which William McKinley was elected, marked one of the most important elections of the 19th century since the beginning and the end of Civil War when Abraham Lincoln was the President. The 1896 elections were highly symbolic in that the victory of McKinley also meant victory for the urban middle-class over the agrarian interests of the West and South....   [tags: American History]

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How Modernity Transformed Both the Organization and Everyday Experience of Time?

- Modernity has largely shaped the way in which time is organized, and also the way in which we experience it. Time is something which in modernity is central to our everyday lives and the way in which we organize them. Modernity has led to time having a much more rigid organization, and the standardization of time have meant that time and the way in which it is organized can be seen influencing all aspects of our everyday lives. Also, modern capitalism has led to a larger need for a more organized idea of time....   [tags: the meaning and measurement of time]

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Class Life Of Pi Literary Essay Test ( Eng 1d )

- In-Class Life of Pi Literary Essay Test (ENG 1D) Essay prompt: “This was the terrible cost of Richard Parker. He gave me life, my own, but at the expense of taking one.” Explain the effect that the concept of death has on the story of Life of Pi. What does the author want his audience to come to understand about this concept. How does he build and support a specific idea about the nature of fear. Life of Pi is about a young boy named Pi, whose family decides to sell their zoo and travel to Canada across the ocean because they were afraid that Ms....   [tags: Yann Martel, Life of Pi, God, Canada Reads]

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If I Cannot Trust My Narrator, Who Can I Trust?

- If I Cannot Trust My Narrator, Who Can I Trust. The narrator of The Yellow Wall Paper appears as any storyteller you may meet in the beginning of any story. She comes on as someone with whom you have decided to share your most comfortable reading chair and your brightest lamp, for however long she feels like spinning her yarn. But soon enough, we find ourselves re-reading passages just uttered by our narrator and begin to wonder if perhaps we’re not paying her the right amount of attention, and perhaps this confusion is the fault of the humble reader....   [tags: Literary Roles]

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The Fall of the House of Usher: Imagery of Decay

- ... These then morph into “restrained hysteria in his whole demeanor” as his sanity decreases even more. Roderick starts to lose his grip on reality and slips even further into the clutches of fear and confusion. This rapid decline in Roderick’s mental health is made evident to the reader through the narrators progressing fear of him and what will come of him in the imminent future. “The Fall of the House of Usher” is essentially a story following Roderick as a “fatal victim of terror in its unmediated condition” (Cook)....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, literary analysis]

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The Positive and Negative Impact of Media on Teens

- Each day, the importance of mass media is increasing among society. More people are becoming dependent on the media and are being affected by it unknowingly. “Over the past five years, the time kids spend using media has increased significantly” (Media's Grip on Tweens and Teens). “According to the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 87 percent of teens with cell phones use them for texting, sending an average of 50 messages a day. It's not just teens; the same study showed that 72 percent of adult cell phone users also text....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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Space Mobility in Mexican American Aged 75 and Older

- Having the sense of independence and mobility is a main key to being able to maintain an active quality of life. There is a distinct link to health statues and the quality of an aging adult’s life. When thinking of mobility it was traditionally believe to only mainly be focused on the person’s ability to perform everyday activities such as bathing, using the restroom, and everyday independent living activities. This also includes instrumental activities such as shopping and having social contact with others....   [tags: Muscular Strength, Senior Citizens]

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The First Pneumatic Tires Invented by John Boyd Dunlop

- Origins tires were invented in 1888 by a scottish veterinarian named John Boyd Dunlop. these were the first pneumatic tires. he attached a rubber tube around his wooden bike wheel and he covered the contact patches with thick canvas. There was a large desire for tires because the faster the object gos the greater the chance there is for wheel slippage and all roads at first were dirt. tires also soften the bumps on the road, having wooden wheels is all around less efficient and won't grip the road like tires do....   [tags: rubber tube, wheel, different brands]

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Hunting: Principles, Family and How to Obtain a Licence

- If you are interested in hunting, there are procedures you have to follow to become a legal hunter. The first thing you need to do is take a hunting safety course. You can find them online. Some places offer them for free, others you have to pay for. You then pick a place, sign up and time to take the course. The class that I took was for a couple a nights a week and one full Saturday. After you have completed the class, you need to pass a test. During the class you will learn the 10 commandments of hunting....   [tags: procedures, policies, safety course]

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The Real Epilogue the Memori of An American Childhood

- In my memoir, An American Childhood, I only ever wanted to define the meaning of life. I wanted everyone to wake up so that we could finally prove Thoreau wrong when he said that he had never met a man who was fully awake- well, here is a woman who is, me. I wanted to present a collection of images, mental frames of reference that played a vital role in the formation of modern identity. This allowed me to let you feel my experiences of confusion and wonderment and witness the growth of maturity that resonated in my mind's eye....   [tags: life, maturity, modern, identity]

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Painting Analysis: Saturn Devouring His Son by Francisco Goya

- As mythology has always piqued my interest, Roman and Greek mainly, it is only natural that Saturn Devouring His Son by Francisco Goya stopped me from turning the page. This piece has been burned in my head since I was a junior in high school. The painting doesn’t have a lot of color, light, patterns, or textures but it draws you in instantly. It is a horrific image to look at, but the same time you can’t look away at this man savagely eating another human. As gross at this painting may be I believe it holds some strong messages....   [tags: romanticism, roman and greek]

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The Yellow Wallpaper, The Treatment And Status Of Women

- The main and most evident theme among many in “The Yellow Wallpaper” is the treatment and status of women in society. The topic of women’s struggles and how it is portrayed in “The Yellow Wallpaper” is relevant to this literature course because various stories and discussions of said stories have been about the place of women in history and even modern times. Back in 1899 when “The Yellow Wallpaper” was written, women were not present in America’s workforce, barred from casting a ballot, and when married, husbands legally owned all of their property....   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Gender role, Gender]

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Dancing around the Truth of My Papa’s Waltz

- The poem, “My Papa’s Waltz” by Theodore Roethke, is about a boy reminiscing about an incidence with his father. From the beginning, this poem states the conflict between a father and son involved in a rambunctious dance, but as it continues, the story suggests the dance may actually be a physical altercation. Within the line, “Such waltzing was not easy,” is the proposal this is not a singular incident, but rather a routine ritual between the boy and his father (Line 4). The speaker is an adult recollecting, to himself as the audience, a childhood memory of an incident with his father....   [tags: Theodore Roethke, Poetic Analysis]

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Analysis of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

- Conformity has been the target of many works of literature even before Holden Caulfield from Catcher in the Rye spewed angst about everyone around him being a “phony.” To many people, there are forces in the social order that shape others to fit a certain mold, and one who does not fit the mold will be considered an outcast by society. During the 1960’s, rebellion was a shared act among the majority, including authors and artists; this was due to the conflict in the East as well as the Civil Rights movement....   [tags: Social Issues, Insurgence, Conformity]

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Weapons Used by Americans During World War II

- This project is about some of the weapons used by American soldiers during World War II. The weapons included are some of the most used and reliable used by American infantrymen throughout the war. Of all of the weapons used by American infantrymen these weapons were produced in greater quantities than others and also were favorites of the American men that used to fight in World War II. Some of these weapons were manufactured and used before World War II, but were produced and used on a larger scale in World War II....   [tags: M1 Carbine, Colt, Submachine Gun, military]

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FWD and RWD: Why a RWD Is Better

- The battle between FWD and RWD last for 50 years. I’m writing this essay to prove that the RWD is the correct layout for 2WD vehicles. Customers are confused by the matter of which wheels actually drive the vehicle, and which is best for their particular needs. There are four main drive forms: front-wheel drive (FWD), rear-wheel drive (RWD), four-wheel drive (4WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). Each has its advantages, and no single layout is best for all situations. Normally, sedan are based on the FWD and the RWD, the other two are used for SUV and trucks....   [tags: 2WD Vehicles, SUV, Trucks]

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Arthritis and The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

- Arthritis is a joint disorder where a joint is an area of the body where two different bones meet (National). Over the years, there have been many machines that have been created to help people with disabilities to help them in life. The developers of the project for Envision Discover Design Invent Execute also known as E.D.D.I.E., have developed a hand pedal for a bass drum for patients that have arthritis as the law of physics were needed to do so. People with arthritis are protected by the American with a Disability Act (ADA)....   [tags: Arthritis]

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Product Review for Folding Hunter Lock- Back Knife

- ... This is especially true for people who wish to take advantage of the accuracy of the clip point for use in carving or anyone using the knife for hunting purposes. The straight-edge blade will be useful for many purposes both in everyday occurrences and outdoor use, but the lack of a sawing ability makes it less useful for certain survival purposes and cutting through particularly tough materials. <h3>Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife</h3> If you're looking for variety in your folding knife, look no further than the Victorinox SwissChamp Swiss Army knife....   [tags: hunting, knives, purpose, handle]

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Beya Warriors and Saving Two Teens: Short Story

- The Beya warriors went off in another direction, following a fresh set of tracks, the dogs leading the way once more. Coming out of the forest, they found an open glade. Once again, the dogs seemed to cower and moan. Wentat, crouching down, investigated the ground; the other warriors surrounded him. “They came this way,” he said. “Not too long ago.” He rose and continued to follow the trail. Deeper in the woods, they broke through the brush; Wentat, in the lead, signalled a halt and pointed to something a few yards away....   [tags: Warfare, Story, Adventure]

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Revealed and Unrevealed Scriptures of the Bible

- REVEALED AND UNREVEALED There are some simple distinctions in God’s Word that are important to understand in order to learn the Bible accurately. You can classify Scripture into two categories (revealed and unrevealed), based on whether or not a full explanation is given within the specific passage. The unrevealed Scriptures are: • The types and shadows of the Old Testament (Typology) Moses represented the Law and was never meant to enter into the Promised Land. Joshua represented Salvation (as does Jesus) and led the people into the Promised Land (The Kingdom) • The stories and parables of the four Gospels A parable is a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, r...   [tags: God, New Testament, apostles]

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Into the Wild by Christopher Johnson McCandless

- The book, Into the wild, takes us into the world of a young man named Christopher Johnson McCandless. He travelled across the western United States from 1990 to 1992, and on April 28, 1992, he started his last adventure and walked into the wilds of Alaska. About 112 days later, he died of starvation. Unsurprisingly, public opinion polarized on his behavior. Some may admire his courage and noble ideals, though some regard him as an idiotic and arrogant narcissist. Although he died on his way to find the truth and back to nature, I believe that Chris McCandless should be considered as a hero, but I cannot completely approve of all his behaviors....   [tags: contradictory idealist, behavior]

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Scaphoid Fracture in a Recreational College Student

- Objective: To describe the evaluation, diagnosis, and progressive treatment for a student who sustained a scaphoid fracture while mountain biking. Background: Scaphoid fractures are often difficult to diagnosis due to the inconsistency of symptoms compared to other types of fractures. Moreover, additional radiographic imaging may be necessary to identify a scaphoid fracture. Treatment: Immobilization of the wrist followed by rehabilitation for structural integrity, pain-free range of motion, and muscular strengthening for the forearm and wrist muscles....   [tags: A Case Study]

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The Loss Of Innocence By Harper Lee

- The illusion of innocence is deeply instilled in the outlook of children. Reality soon takes its grip as kids begin to grow and mature, and they lose their pure qualities that they have once possessed. Their father Atticus shelters Jem and Scout from the town’s disease, teaching them the act of sympathy and how to distinguish the good aspects over glaring at the imperfections of people. The loss of innocence portrayed in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is exposed as the lives of Jem, Scout, and Dill go through their racist and prejudice society, learning how the worlds dreamlike qualities is nothing more than just a childhood fable....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, Atticus Finch]

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The Soviet Union During The Cold War

- History Research Assignment #1 – 2016 Question #7: Argue for or against the proposition that: “A change in the leadership of a superpower always leads to an important change in key ideas and/or ideologies.” The Soviet Union’s leadership during the Cold War was unstable and, up until Mikhail Gorbachev’s rule, oppressive. The policies, beliefs and attitudes of the leaders were generally based on prolonging the power of the Soviet Union and their ideology of communism. This resulted in an oppressive and almost totalitarian rule....   [tags: Soviet Union, Cold War, Nikita Khrushchev]

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Cracked China: The June Fourth Incident

- Cracked China: A Look Into the History Behind And Impact of The June Fourth Incident When footage of the events that occurred in Beijing, China on June 4th, 1989 got through to the world, many eyes witnessed a massacre. A collective cry for democracy had echoed throughout the city, and the sound that came back was that of gun fire. People from all walks of life who had unified for one cause now ran, terrified, from the weaponized arms of a government that was supposedly working for their better interest....   [tags: Chinese History]

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