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Community of Historically Underserved Students

- Community of Historically Underserved Students Introduction If a particular group exhibits a consistent and measurable likeness due to the absence of racial integration, does it implicitly categorize their group (and subsequently the individuals therein) as being discriminatory in nature. Groups who raise this question are scrutinized within the public sphere and within the judicial system on account of how difficult it has been for America to end segregation and discrimination. The question as to if such separation truly creates disparity or inequality among groups of individuals within various aspects of society has already been answered....   [tags: disparity or inequality]

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities

- Through out history education has been a topic of many concerns. Historically Black Colleges and Universities were established to try and provide freed slaves education they were not able to obtain. For African Americans in the 20th century attending school was a burden. The children had to withstand long walks to get to their designated schools, being denied classes that the white students had in their schools, outdated books and hand me down classroom materials. African Americans all across the United States fought for their kids rights to get a good education, education provided to white only schools....   [tags: African American history]

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Importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

- The issue of whether HBCU’s are still needed have been occurring constantly in today’s nation. HBCU’s have been in existence for almost two centuries now. Their principal mission is to educate African Americans, and they have. HBCU’s graduate more than 50% of “African American” professionals and public school teachers. But, HBCU’s have been facing challenges such as their decrease in diversity, financing, and graduate rates which has caused a speculation of their importance in today’s communities....   [tags: higher education for African Americans]

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Good Morning, Vietnam: Not Historically Accurate

- “Here’s a little riddle for you. What's the difference between the army and the Cub Scouts. Cub Scouts don't have heavy artillery!” Adrian Cronauer tried to bring a kind of relief to the people of the war through his radio show. Cronauer was a United States Air Force sergeant and radio broadcaster who inspired the movie Good Morning, Vietnam. The Vietnam War, which was by far the longest war the United States has participated in, went on from 1945 until 1975. Even though the United States was involved with the war since the 50’s, by aiding France, they did not send troops until 1965....   [tags: Good Morning, Vietnam Essays]

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A Comparison of Historically Significant Fossil-Lagerstätten

- A Comparison of Historically Significant Fossil-Lagerstätten Lagerstätten are fossil-bearing assemblages that, in most cases, contain exceptionally preserved specimens. These assemblages are useful in recreating paleoenvironments and are considered to be windows to the past. Two types of Lagerstätten are recognized: concentration and conservation. Concentration Lagerstätten are useful in determining the composition and reconstruction of food webs. These sites are determined to be true concentration Lagerstätten if they demonstrate a mechanism of concentration rather than merely presence of diversity (Nudds & Selden 2008)....   [tags: specimens, scottland]

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The Historically Significant : Hamilton 's Economic Program

- The Historically Significant: Hamilton’s Economic Program After the Revolutionary war, the most pressing issue for the American people, newly free from their English monarch, was how to stabilize their economy: an issue that the United States is still facing to this day. The federal government had racked up $54 million dollars worth of debt that continuously rose due to interest, not including the state’s additional $25 million. The paper money issued by the Congressional Congresses and Articles of Confederation was deemed worthless, foreign credit was unavailable, and the people had lost much of their faith in the federal government 's abilities....   [tags: United States Congress]

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Perspective on Childhood as a Social Construct: Historically and Today

- In our society, childhood has been experienced by everyone, whether it is through their upbringing, working with children, or being part of a society that values and places emphasis on childhood. Childhood is seen as a natural and inevitable phase that we all must go through before reaching adulthood and it can be defined as ‘children’s ‘natural’ biological incapacities’ (Wyness, 2012 pg. 9). James, Jenks and Prout (1998) argue that childhood is characterised by sets of cultural values whereby the ‘…western childhood has become a period of social dependency, asexuality, and the obligation to be happy, with children having the right to protection and training but not to social or personal aut...   [tags: Sexual Abuse, Public Anxiety]

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The Afrocentric Education Provided by Historically Black Colleges and Universities

- Dr. Carter G. Woodson once said, “When you determine what a man shall think you do not have to concern yourself about what he will do. If you make a man feel that he is inferior, you do not have to compel him to accept an inferior status, for he will seek it himself. If you make a man think that he is justly an outcast, you do not have to order him to the back door. He will go without being told; and if there is no back door, his very nature will demand one” (Woodson, 71). Taken from his pivotal work, The Miseducation of the Negro, this quote encompasses a reoccurring theme of socialized inadequacy on an institutional level....   [tags: culture, race, african]

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Gender Is A Culturally Socially And Historically A Learned Process

- In contrast to sex, gender is a culturally, socially and historically a learned process. The ideas of gender are not constant which means that gender is pliable, the definition of being a women can change depending on how society defines it in that specific time and place as well as the definition of being a man can change. The characteristics of masculinity and femininity will always be revised and questioned. It is necessary to keep gender present when analyzing the United States because the meaning of gender can only be found in the past....   [tags: Women's suffrage, Woman, Feminism]

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Factors Affecting African American Persistence in the Sciences

- In the past, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) were able to increase the number of African Americans in science by producing as many African American scientists as the field would allow (Hines 4). These universities have continued to play a crucial role in assisting America overcome the shortage of scientist who are vital to the economic growth of the country (Suitts 205). Despite a lack of funding and a lack of public interest, these educational institutions continue to produce a large portion of U.S....   [tags: historically black colleges and universities]

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The Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities on African-American Education

- Since the founding of Cheyney University in 1837, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have continually been established to give African-Americans an education as they could not attend other institutions due to segregation laws. HBCUs became more widespread in the 1960s with twenty-seven institutions being established, twenty-four of which still exist today among the 105 institutions. HBCUs play an important role in the education of African-Americans compared to other colleges and universities....   [tags: academic and social adjustment, higher education]

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Historically Black Colleges and Universites Give Separate but Equal Education...or Not

- ... They historically provided a way for African-Americans to get an education that PWIs didn’t give them, they offer an environment that allows for better peer and faculty relationships, and their entrance requirements allow for African-Americans of poor backgrounds to still receive a quality education. Historically, HBCUs were the only way for African-Americans to receive an education. They The learning environment of HBCUs is important to African-American education because it provides a positive and welcoming environment that is focused on the students’ success....   [tags: segregation, scholarships, slavery]

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How Hacking Has Historically Been Associated With Shady Behavior Or Criminal Connotations?

- Hacking has historically been associated with shady behavior or criminal connotations. It is very rare that a person condones hacking or thinks of it as anything other than a crime. However, in his article “Academic Freedom and the Hacker Ethic”, Tom Cross challenges us to redefine a hacker and what they actually do. He forces the audience to think as he states that “knowing how to do something that might be harmful is not the same as causing harm” (Cross, 38). Using this powerful statement, Cross uses his article to give the reader a new take on hacking....   [tags: Human rights, Ethics, Freedom of speech, Hacker]

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Booker T. Washington's Influence on Historically Black Colleges

- BOOKER T. WASHINGTON: THE AMBIGUITY OF INFLUENCE ABSTRACT My paper will discuss the continuing influence of Booker T. Washington's writings on historically black colleges. While my paper will focus on the ways in which the historically black college continues to adhere to the model provided by Washington, it will also explore the ways in which it diverges from the early Hampton-Tuskegee ideal. According to James D. Anderson in The Education of Blacks in the South, both contemporary observers and later historians have portrayed the white south as taking a monolithic view of black education....   [tags: Booker T. Washington]

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Elmer Kelton's "Politically Correct or Historically Correct"

- In Elmer Kelton's "Politically Correct or Historically Correct" he mentions about the way people see and describe historical events. Some people can describe an event completly diffrent then how another person is describing it simply because it was seen in a different way then the other person. In fact, it could even be because one of the people is describing or telling the event the way it was told to him by someone else or simply because it is the way that he wants to interpret that event. Many of the people that write about historical events have a tendency to leave the bad side of it and always talke about the good side of things....   [tags: Politically Correct]

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Brain versus Mind By Logic,A Historically Irresolvable Debate

- Brain versus Mind By Logic,A Historically Irresolvable Debate As computer and neuroscience technology progresses, the perceived role of the human brain grows ever more complex and seemingly more determinant as to what makes a person, a self. Research and development projects in both the fields of neuroscience and artificial intelligence add fire to the Mind versus Brain debate. Are the biochemical mechanics of the brain sufficient explanation for human behavior, or is there a “mind”, distinct from the brain, which harbors free will....   [tags: Psychology Psychological Papers]

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The Women Of Women 's Athletics, The Most Historically And Culturally Significant Canadian Sport Figure

- Fanny “Bobbie” Rosenfeld is the most historically and culturally significant Canadian sport figure. Rosenfeld was a pioneer for women’s athletics, and was a role model to many young girls and working class women. When at a time when women in sport was not considered proper, Fanny broke down barriers, competing in high levels of softball, hockey, and basketball and track. She was a women of firsts, she helped define Canadian women in sport. Fanny, was born in Katrinosalov, Russia which is now part of Ukraine on December 28, 1904....   [tags: Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games, Ontario]

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Pyrmont-Ultimo's Change Historically in Terms of Its Communities and Redevelopments

- Pyrmont-Ultimo's Change Historically in Terms of Its Communities and Redevelopments The proposal of the Pyrmont Point project, between the Council of the City of Sydney and the Land Commission of New South Wales, 1981, describes the Pyrmont-ultimo peninsula as, '…a quality residential development on the last significant headland in Sydney Harbour'. This belief was a realisation by many in the late 20th Century and was reinforced by the actions of local government and many major construction firms....   [tags: Papers]

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The Writings of John Smith: Historically Inaccurate

- The colonization of North America was a process that was influenced by many people and organizations. Countries offered incentives for citizens to relocate to the New World, while explorers charmed potential settlers with promises of wealth, joy, and freedom through literary works. Many British citizens read these accounts and left for the continent, believing that the newly discovered world was a modern-day Promised Land. John Smith was one explorer who influenced British settlement of North America through his inspiring works The General History of Virginia and A Description of New England....   [tags: Inaccuracy, North America]

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The Nankin Massacre in China: Historically Forgotten

- Absolute historical fact is impossible to obtain. Although history tends to be thought of as based on facts, data and past happenings, history in its very nature subjects itself to human biases, personal interpretations, personal interests, national interests, and cultural values. The occurrence of the Raping of Nanking continues to be subjected to such interpretations. On December 12, 1937, an outbreak of mass murder and rape was committed by the Japanese troops against Nanking China during the Second Sino-Japanese War....   [tags: Japanese, Rape, War]

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Child Labour: A Historically Important Role With Future Repercussions

- In a modern society that views childhood as not only an important part of one’s life but as a fundamental growing stage, the idea of child labour has taken on a severely negative connotation; so much so that as consumers we attempt to remove ourselves from any countries that associate with this practice. However Canada during the late 19th and early 20th century used child labour as a major workforce and had 80’000 immigrant child workers migrating to Canada largely from Great Britain. The development and use of child labour during the 19th and early 20th century was a manifestation of the need for children to economically support their families, however it was the availability of children...   [tags: CHildhood, Society, Work, Education]

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Hatshepsut: Fifth Pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt

- ... His wife, Queen Tetisheri would produce him the heir that would end all the chaos and reunite Egypt, King Sekenenre Tao II . Mighty was what described her ancestors in restoring Egypt as it was in its Golden Age in Dynasty XII. Her grandson, King Ahmose I reunited Upper and Lower Egypt, established the Eighteenth Dynasty, and made Thebes the capital. In addition, King Ahmose I made known the importance of female figures and their role in Egypt’s prosperity. Perhaps, Hatshepsut latched upon this information while she was lectured as a child by her tutors....   [tags: second historically confirmed female pharaoh]

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HBCUs: Relevance in 21st Century

- Imagine this; the year is 1836. You are a 17-year-old student interested in learning more about the world around you; however, such an opportunity won’t come your way because you are black. Due to this fact you have no hope of furthering your education past the reading, writing, and arithmetic their slave masters taught your parents. A mind is a terrible thing to waste. The minds of many African American’s go to waste due to individual ignorance of their people and thus of themselves. Historically Black Colleges and Universities were put into effect to educate the black mind and eliminate the ignorance....   [tags: Race]

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Affirmative Action During The United States

- Introduction Affirmative action in the United States has been controversial since it was first introduced by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 through Executive Order 10925. The term “affirmative action” had become popular in the years leading up to Executive Order 10925. Used by those advocating for increased government action in promoting civil rights, “affirmative action” referred to the active process of offsetting discrimination in America (MacLaury). Executive Order 10925 would be the first of many attempts by the U.S....   [tags: Affirmative action, Discrimination]

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Understanding the Relation Between Judaism and Christianity

- Being educated Christian means knowing the overall aspects of Christianity. There are many aspects of Christianity that roots back to Judaism Both historically and theologically; Christianity shares a tie with Judaism. It is undeniable that historically Christianity roots back to Judaism. And theologically, it shares the same divine god and its early preaching. The customs and traditions that early Christians followed were mostly Jewish traditions. However, over the time, both religions grew up to the animosity towards each other....   [tags: customs, traditions, religion]

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The Conflict Between The Greeks And Persia

- In the historical era of this film, the Persians began to expand west towards Greece (“Making Europe” 80). Once the Persians had reached the Greeks, a series of conflicts between the two had arisen (“Making Europe” 80). It is told in Making Europe, “The first conflict between the Greeks and Persia began… when the Ionian Greek cities…revolted against the Persian King Darius” (80). After this, Darius decided to build up an army to attack the mainland Greeks (“Making Europe” 80). This attack on Greece, known as the Battle of Marathon, was the first Persian invasion of Greece (“Making Europe” 81)....   [tags: Battle of Thermopylae, Sparta, The 300 Spartans]

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The Absent Voice of Minority Educators

- Quality training and instruction is a critical factor for educators, more specifically those who belong to minority ethnic groups. As the PK-12 population continues to increase in the number of minority students, education programs of Historically Black Colleges and Universities have become a focal point of education reform. In “Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Teacher Education Reform”, Mary E. Dilworth inadvertently poses the question what have Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) done to improve the presence and retention of minority teachers in the classroom....   [tags: training, instruction, new talents]

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Gangs Of New York Is A War Packed Film Directed By Martin Scorsese

- Gangs of New York is a war-packed film directed by Martin Scorsese that takes place in New York during the Civil War. This 2002 film is about a young Irish immigrant, named Amsterdam, who returns to the Five Points to get revenge on William Cutting, a powerful gang leader who murdered his father. One scene that really sticks out within the film occurs during the draft riots that took place in New York. Although this particular scene is historically accurate, there are some parts of the scene itself that seem to have a bigger impact overall....   [tags: New York Draft Riots, New York City]

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Academic And Cultural Barriers Of Higher Education

- Jamiree Harrison, Deisy, Group 2, 8/19/2015 Academic and Cultural Barriers to Higher Education Higher education is not easy to achieve. Many obstacles barricade the path to a college degree. These obstacles are referred to as barriers. Barriers can be cultural, academic, systemic, or personal obstructions that impede success. In Teaching to Transgress, bell hooks ' provides a personal account of the institutional barriers faced while pursuing higher education, just as Rendón did in From the Barrio to the Academy....   [tags: Education, Sociology, Capital, Higher education]

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The Unhealthy Environment Country Music Lyrics

- There are many instances of degrading and misogynistic lyrics in country music, both historically and contemporarily. There are differences in the lyrics of this genre based on the gender of the artist: gender roles, hypersexuality, and in the resistance or conformity to rigid gender-based stereotypes. The main points of my argument will include how country music lyrics have historically and contemporarily conformed to and defied gender roles and misogynistic stereotypes. This paper will then examine how men are portrayed as sexual oppressors and exploiters to women....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Country music, Rockabilly]

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Historical Accuracy of Shakespeare's Works

- Historical Accuracy of Shakespeare’s Works A heart felt tragedy and a whimsical comedy looking past the fictional of fairies and extreme use of over melodramatic language, both works are held by a factual anchor. Both Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream take place during the Renaissance era, written by William Shakespeare. His writings have also been known to reflect the culture of the time era. Both Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream are historically accurate to a large extent because of the settings, the allusions to history, and the realistic characters that Shakespeare incorporates into his plays....   [tags: historical analysis, British playwrights]

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`` Even The Rain ``

- The 2011 Spanish film, Even the Rain, attempts to tell the story of Columbus’s explorations of Latin America as well as parallel those events with the water crisis that Bolivia has faced due to the privatization of water. While the film remained relatively historically accurate on the pretense of Columbus, it became glaringly obvious that the amount of effort that went into being historically accurate on the Bolivian front was dramatically less. Furthermore, the film uses the water war of Cochabamba to further the plot of the movie while disregarding the majority of the facts regarding the real water crisis that occurred....   [tags: Protest, United States, Bolivia, Latin America]

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Relationship Between Female Athletes And The Issue Of Pretty Sports

- The long residuals approach can explain the relationship between female athletes and the issue of “pretty sports” and the manner in which it is perceived due to the popular ideology that they do not receive the same sense of attention or respect as their male counterparts. It can dissect the historical meanings behind why female athletics are seemingly always perceived to be less meaningful whether its due to their feminine appeal to performance or their athletic wear. It will also analyze the continuities and discontinuities of “pretty sports” and how that relationship between female athlete and spectator is still prevalent in contemporary American society, but mainly rooted in historical A...   [tags: Gender, Male, Masculinity, Femininity]

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Circumcision in South Korea: Its Appearance Since the 1930s

- Introduction Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the human penis. Male circumcision is one of the earliest surgical procedures that have been performed for approximately four thousand years. About eighty percent of the world’s male population is uncircumcised, and only the rest twenty percent is circumcised. Among the rest twenty percent of the male population, circumcision is performed mainly for religious reasons among Jewish and Islamic cultures. Therefore, male circumcision is widely and nationally practiced only in the Muslim world—parts of Asia and Africa— and Israel most of the time....   [tags: Surgery, Procedure]

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Schindler's List Is of Use to Historians

- Creative works are of use to historian - Gabriel Beron Creative works are of use to historians to a large extent. However there is a fraction that is not completely historically accurate but simply made for the enjoyment of the audience. Schindler’s List is a film based on Oskar Schindler’s fight to save Jews during the Holocaust. Whether the film is historically accurate is determined by background information that can confirm how precise this film is. The main factors of this film were the protagonist Oskar Schindler and his transformation from a pro-Nazi to a Jewish sympathiser, Amon Goeth who is a Nazi officer in charge of the camp at Płaszów and his psychopathic routines and attitudes t...   [tags: Oskar Schindler, film, Nazi, Jews]

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The Bible And Myth By John Oswalt

- ABSTRACT John Oswalt, in his book The Bible Among the Myths, presents his position to the reader that the bible is different and separate from other writings of the Ancient Near East. He asserts the Bible is both historically accurate and theologically sound. He makes the defense the Bible was divinely inspired and revealed to humanity and unique from other Ancient Near East literature. There was a time when the Bible, and the Israelite religion was different from its neighboring societies. But as times have changed, many people now lump the bible with other Ancient Near East myths....   [tags: Old Testament, Bible, God, Vulgate]

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Movie Analysis : Not Just A Game

- The main point of the movie Not Just a Game would be does sports and politics mix in U.S sports culture. Throughout the movie Not Just a Game it presented many convincing arguments that support the main point, like for example Dave Zirin points out that American sports is the center of a major political struggles that involve the issues of race, gender, nationalism, war, homosexuality and capitalism. Other examples that support the main point is how Dave Zirin talks about race and how Muhammad Ali took a conscious political stand against the injustice of African Americans in America and also how Ali does not want to be a corporate puppet, and could careless about any endorsements that drop h...   [tags: Black people, Race, White American]

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The 's Perspective Of The History Classroom

- Teaching history has been known to be centered around the memorization of events, people, and time periods. Often teachers struggle to teach without memorization and resort to lecturing or over doing projects. Lesh investigates an improved dynamic to promote historical thinking and a student centered classroom. Within the classroom history teachers often face a dilemma, being the “fun” teacher and being the “boring” teacher. (12) Lesh analyzes the history classroom and what can be changed to focus on the “tools necessary” to think historically....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Teaching, Lesson plan]

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Adultery Explored in The Scarlet Letter

- That Nathaniel Hawthorne to chose such a controversial topic as adultery for The Scarlet Letter, his nineteenth century novel of "seventeenth century sexual repression and hypocrisy" (Zabarenko PG), demonstrates a delicate yet changing climate with regard to infidelity. Historically, carrying on an adulterous affair back in such an era of Puritanism and traditional values was not taken lightly; in fact, by today's standards, such horrific treatment for what is now considered an everyday occurrence was more harsh than murders suffer by current standards....   [tags: The Scarlet Letter Essays]

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Pedro and Me by Judd Winick

- ... Pedro did not know he was infected with AIDS until he went for a routine check-up at the doctors. Years later he began having night sweats, lost weight and had persistent diarrhea. Often there are, “many infected with HIV [who] have no symptoms for many years. In later stages, they lose weight and develop night sweats, fever, and diarrhea” (Baggaley 376). Some may say that Pedro and Me isn’t historically accurate because it does not include all the symptoms of having AIDS and some people have experienced other symptoms....   [tags: cuban america, AIDs]

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African American Women With Quality Education

- The African American female had two major barriers that stood in the way to equal access to quality education; their race and gender. In spite of these obstacles these women were able to survive, thrive and make significant contributions to the nation and the world. This paper will examine three institutions (Oberlin, Spelman and Bennett) that granted educational access to the African American female at a time when is was not socially acceptable, the individuals and organizations that were advocates for the education of African American females and the social movements that coincided with the movement to provide Black women with quality education....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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Blockbuster History Films

- ... The film also accurately portrays why the American Revolution started within the opening sequence of the film; that being the revolt against british taxation without any American representation. “The American Revolution came about, fundamentally, because by 1763 the English-speaking communities on the far side of the Atlantic had matured to an extent that their interests and goals were distinct from those of the ruling classes in the mother country.” However, despite the historical accuracies, the film depicts various inaccurate characteristics such as some states offering freedom to African Americans serving in the war for a period of three years....   [tags: information, detail, historians, media]

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Incongruent Historical Films: Inglourious Basterds

- Often a film's worth goes beyond what it explicitly discusses, as a films' narrative's nuances and subtleties can communicate more value to the audience than what his clearly stated. This is especially pertinent in historically inaccurate films. Quentin Tarantino's latest two films, Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Django Unchained (2012), are set in a historical time period, but despite this background these are not history films. Both films are brimming with anachronisms and historical inaccuracies, as many similar films are....   [tags: quentin tarino, django unchained]

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Bultmann's Christology according to Karkkainen

- The Bultmannian demythologization is a subject widely misunderstood by many prominent theologians and biblical scholars. The fault lies in the fact that Bultmann uses various philosophical concepts and the label attached as myth to the theory of demythologization itself is difficult to understand. Karkkainen’s understanding of the Bultmannian view shall dominate this paper to reveal how prominent scholars such as Karkkainen and Norman Geisler and various others misunderstood Bultmann’s true intentions....   [tags: Bultmannian demythologization, theology]

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Affirmative Action And Racial Profiling

- The definitive question is whether or not affirmative action and racial profiling are the same like many perceive it to be. One side concluding that they are the same based on the true cause each wants to have on society, and what history has done to help/hurt the different discriminative groups in society. On another view of this conflicting issue stands people who believes that based on how history is taken and how society wants to gain equality, many believe affirmative action and racial profiling are two very opposing ideas....   [tags: Discrimination, Affirmative action, Black people]

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Realism in Oedipus the King

- Realism in Oedipus Rex              This essay will examine a feature of Sophocles’ tragedy which causes the reader to doubt the realism underlying the literary work. Specifically, the essay will consider the feasability of the belief at that time – that the Delphi oracle possessed credibility with the people.   At the outset of the drama the priest of Zeus and the crowd of citizens of Thebes are gathered before the royal palace of Thebes talking to King Oedipus about the plague which is ravaging the city....   [tags: Oedipus the King Oedipus Rex]

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Marginality by Jung Young

- Marginality By: Jung Young Lee is one of the most profound books I have read. Every page draws more insights into the lens of those marginalized by society. Lee is able to take a word that has been used as a one-dimensional, negative term for articulating a people group and not only make it three-dimensional but establish a positive marginality for all. Based on the author’s first hand experiences of living on the margin, he invites the reader to learn through a personal journey of the margins....   [tags: book revies and report]

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Hegel's Philosophy in Brief

- Hegel's Philosophy in Brief Hegel's own pithy account of the nature of philosophy given in the "Preface" to his Elements of the Philosophy of Right captures a characteristic tension in his philosophical approach and, in particular, in his approach to the nature and limits of human cognition. "Philosophy", he says there, "is its own time raised to the level of thought". On the one hand we can clearly see in the phrase "its own time" the suggestion of a historical or cultural conditionedness and variability which applies even to the highest form of human cognition, philosophy itself -- the contents of philosophical knowledge, we might suspect, will come from the historically changing conten...   [tags: Papers]

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Western Nursing Theories

- This writer is going to explore two different western nursing theories that were shaped by philosophy, politics, history and society and view the revolutionary application of the theories in the modern world. In the beginning of a journey to a psychiatric nursing career, a student needs to consider nurses of the past, and present, and the theories they developed. Nursing is constantly evolving and the nursing theories evolve in response to society’s evolution.(Barker,2009) Historically politics shaped society, and its view of the mentally ill....   [tags: Existential Phenomenological Philosophy]

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Historical China References in Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

- Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is a movie produced by the budding movie industry of China. Directed by Tsui Hark, the movie takes place during the Tang Dynasty, just before the inauguration of Empress Wu Zetian. It is a fictional adventure of the famous Di Renji, a chancellor of both the Tang and the Zhou dynasties. Although the movie portrays many of its characters to have superhuman abilities while depicting a fictional event, the movie's setting and some of the characters are historically accurate....   [tags: Chinese Culture]

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The Historical Accuracy of the Movie, The War Lord by Franklin J. Schaffner

- The Historical Accuracy of The War Lord Wouldn’t it be thrilling to tread into the era of lords, knights and dukes. The War Lord is a 1965 fictional movie directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, and produced by Walter Seltzer. Charlton Heston is the star of the film (Brooke). Visually, The War Lord is remarkably well done. The weapons and sieges on the tower are good. The coarseness of the era is brought to the viewer’s attention. But some aspects of the movie may not be historically accurate. The right of droit du seigneur is practiced in this movie....   [tags: druidism, middle ages, lord]

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Language And Its Impact On The Preservation Of An Entire People 's Culture

- Language is a force that binds the world together, allowing for the spread of information and communication to surpass all boundaries. According to Susannah MacKaye, the head of a language rights-group with a masters degree in linguistics from Stanford University, language creates a common bond and establishes a common ethnicity (137). Language exists as a unifying source for diverse cultures and composing the American heritage. “Vanishing Voices” by Russ Rymer describes the loss of languages, a direct consequence of the domination by English, the official language of numerous states....   [tags: Spanish language, United States, Second language]

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Analysis of Israel as the United States main Ally within the Region

- Israel has historically been one of the United States of America’s closest allies, and closest regional ally. The United States has aided Israel in combating communism in the region since the 1970’s, and currently assists with counter terrorism and stability operations in the region. Israel’s present administration, under Binyamin Netanyu’s Likud Party, must come to a suitable agreement with the Palestinian Liberation Organization over the contested areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in order to lessen the number of enemies within the region....   [tags: israel, likud party, palestine]

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The Death Of Jesus, John And Paul, And The Writer Of Hebrews

- When other popular teachers died, their movement died with them. However, after the death of Jesus, his movement continued to build strength and grew rapidly. James, Peter, John and Paul, Jude and the writer of Hebrews were convinced of Jesus’ resurrection, they believed this with such conviction that they did not even try to defend or prove this. They stated it as fact. “In each narrative, names are given of those to whom the resin Christ presented himself (Barnett 130)”. This can be verified and proven true, based on eyewitnesses....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Resurrection of Jesus]

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The Positive and Some Negative Aspecs of Strategic Human Resource Mangement

- ... Respectively, during mergers and acquisitions, the success rate grows significantly higher when SHRM is involved during the due diligence phase (Latukha & Panibratov 2013). Organisations operating in international environments are also rapidly adopting SHRM to sustain the cultural diversities and economical dynamics and consider SHRM vital for success (Ananthram, Nankervis & Chan 2013). Furthermore, transnational organisations have been established to be more dependent on, and adopt SHRM, in contrast to domestic organisations where the influence is less distinguished (Ngo, Lau, & Foley 2008 cited in Lengnick-Hall et al 2009)....   [tags: organizational analysis and strategies]

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The Role Of Regulation And Its Effect On The Consumer Economy

- The role of regulation has been a large driver for the increase of Fintech companies / investment Regulations are trying to strike a balance between innovation and protecting the consumer Increased willingness for consumers to trust sensitive aspects of their lives to upstart companies After years of increased regulation for banks, we expect the pendulum to swing to Fintech firms in the coming years Select Fintech companies have experienced growth simply through regulatory and interest rate arbitrage The banking industry has lagged on improving customer experience and has seen declining engagement through traditional channels Reduced fees and improved access catalyzed through Fintech compan...   [tags: Balance sheet, Asset, Deposit account]

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Procurement Of Resources And The Arranging Methods Created By Management

- Before we can align our purchasing group with the organizations goals we must first establish what the company objectives are. Company goals are generally set to enable them to compete strategically in the market. There are numerous measurements in which an organization may use to compete which are mostly contingent on the most imperative to the client base or market they are focusing on. Some organizations main goal concentrate on purchasing the most inexpensive items conducive their needs. Others however will concentrate on quality, development, growth and innovation....   [tags: Procurement, Purchasing, Supply chain management]

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Historical Accuracy of the Film Good Night Good Luck

- The Movie “good night good luck” is incredibly historically accurate. The Movie uses authentic clips that show McCarthy and many speeches Murrow used. World War ended in 1945 leaving a broken Europe and a communist block behind. The United States quickly receded back to the red scare that had existed before WWII. The United States quickly set an anti-communist stance and prepared for a war against the communists. While the war never came some enterprising individuals placed themselves in powerful positions using the paranoia created....   [tags: movies, films]

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The Role of Religion in Shaping Georgia's Political Culture

- Religious tests have shaped the political culture in Georgia from establishment to post- Independence. Since the establishment of Georgia as one of the thirteen colonies of America to the era post-Independence, Religion has played a large role in shaping Georgia’s political culture. In Colonial Georgia there were many religious tests that were enforced that affected the political atmosphere and structure. These traditions carried through the time period post-independence regardless of federal statutes....   [tags: Political Science]

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Social Media And Its Impact On The United States

- With the growing problem of racial tension in the United States, one would expect online communities and subgroups of, or, relating to “white advocacy”, to be much more prevalent and impactful in today’s popular culture. We see the presence of such organizations offline, but we rarely examine them from the mediums through which they communicate and organize every day. When discussing organizations that focus on white advocacy, we tend to concentrate on historically violent, American terrorist organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, and Skinheads....   [tags: Racism, Ku Klux Klan, Race, White supremacy]

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The Problem Of Adolescent Girls Being Influenced By Gender

- Introduction Women and men have historically been treated differently in regards to civil rights, employment expectations, opportunities and salary, and other fields of opportunity based on gender barriers(Raque-Bogdan, Klingaman, Martin, & Lucas, 2013). Over time, women have legally had more and more opportunities because of legislation, from the right to vote to some laws for equal opportunities in the workplace, which have led to more job and career opportunities for women. However, there is the exception to representation barriers in the higher levels fields of mathematics, sciences, and engineering(National Science Foundation, 2015)....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Female, Ethnic group]

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Why Gay Marriage Should be Banned in Georgia

- Georgia has always been a state where family values and community issues are important in our society. Many people that live in the southern United States have always been historically for conservative and or republican based values, this typically involves as christan background and faith which therefore the people of Georgia would not support because most people are Christians. Also there is a code of natural law that must be taken into consideration with regards to legalizing gay marriage in Georgia....   [tags: god, family, christianity]

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The Effect of Daycare on the Parent-Child Relationship

- The parent-child relationship is crucial for both parties. Daycare centers are believed to often interfere with this vital relationship. The exploration the effects of daycare on the parent-child relationship is a well researched subject. This topic is anthropologically interesting because the primary caregivers of children are now often professional centers rather than family as they had been historically. This recent dimension of childhood care adds an interesting element to familial bonds and their strength, or lack of....   [tags: family bonds/strength]

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Gender, Politics, And The Ethics Of Queer Life

- An analysis of freedom would be incomplete if it failed to scrutinize the laws of a society that are meant to enhance and promote freedom and equality. Such analyses were undertaken by Catharine MacKinnon (Difference and Dominance: On Sex Discrimination) and Michael Warner (The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life). Their works highlight the patterns of dominance over certain groups (namely women and homosexuals) exercised within the legal structures of society presiding over everything from the military to jobs and marriage....   [tags: Homosexuality, Gender, Marriage, Discrimination]

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Diversity Is The Art Of Thinking Independently Together

- Malcolm Forbes, publisher of Forbes Magazine stated that, “Diversity: is the art of thinking independently together.” When considering a four-year university it can be nerve wrecking when picking out the best school. In some cases, when students attend the university they are accepted into, it may be based upon the cost, scholarship, location, legacy, or even a simple visit of the school’s mission statement page. Yet there has been questioning from media sources, such as the U.S News & World Report, on is there enough diversity in the college admission process and if so does it even matter....   [tags: University, College]

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The State Of California And The United States

- During the past decade, the state of California has been one of the fastest growing economies of the United States. The substantial growth has positioned California as the top one economy in the United States, with a gross domestic production of approximately 2.3 trillion dollars for the fiscal year 2014. The state of California has also ranked number eight in the largest world economies, passing countries like Italy and Russia (Young, 2014). Although many factors have led to this growth, the most influential have been related to the high investment of private industries and the increases on international trade and the real estate sector....   [tags: Unemployment, Economics, United States, California]

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The Role Of State And Federal Law Enforcement

- Now, as new legislation continued to make public impression in further reinforcement of America’s judicial reinvention, politicians sought after specific lapses in crime enforcement by giving it a fancy title and hopes of running up support in the polls. Much like the “War on Drugs” came the War on Violent Crime widely publicized by the Department of Justice under Attorney General William Barr most notably in March of 1992 in a historically significant meeting held in Washington, D.C. involving America’s key state level criminal justice officials....   [tags: Crime, Prison, Criminal justice, Police]

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"Gladiator": An Accurate Portrayal of Roman History

- The Gladiator epic directed by Riley Scott (2000) is based on real life events of the Roman Empire, their society, as well as the role of gladiators. Scott tried to portray the Roman culture as accurately as he could, and even went further to ensure his authenticity by hiring several historians to do so . It is supported by the findings of historians’ research. The film is historically accurate in most parts, including the role of gladiators; gladiatorial games and the aspects of Roman society such as the religions and beliefs....   [tags: Film Review]

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The Canela People Subsistence Patterns and Economics

- The Canela People are native to Brazil, populating the zone in-between the Amazon basin and the Northeast (“Brazil’s Canela Indian Festivals” 1). Their diet has evolved greatly over time as they came into contact with the outside world. Historically, they were more of a food foraging people than horticulturalists, meaning they mostly scavenged wild plants, roots, nuts and eggs, fished, and practiced limited hunting of tapir, deer, emu, boar, paca, cutia, and fox. Up until the 19th century, the Canela relied only 20% on horticulture (“Canela” 1)....   [tags: the canela, brazilian farming, horticulture]

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Incarceration Is The State Of Being Prison

- Incarceration is the state of being confined in prison. The United States incarcerates more citizens than any other nation on earth. As of 2015 the United States makes up 4 percent of the world population, yet houses 22 percent of the worlds convicted. Historically Americans have been accused of establishing an ascriptive hierarchy, but is that all it is. History. Incarceration brings to light the ascriptive hierarchy that still lives and breathes in our current society. The America we live in was built upon three guiding principles, liberty, democracy, and political equality....   [tags: United States, Political philosophy, Democracy]

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The Bible Is The Word Of Truth

- D.A. Carson introduces the essay by explaining the overall difficulty of interpreting the Bible in honesty and truth. Because the Bible is the Word of Truth, Carson informs the reader of the importance in understanding the Word of God before accepting the difficult task of interpreting it. He continues by focusing on the idea of hermeneutics and three primary ways that the interpretation of text has changed in the past few years. Historically, interpretation was both a science and an art. A science due to the fact that there were codes that were used in the understanding and an art because judgment and insight was used in order to determine any underlying details that the original author may...   [tags: Bible, Religious text, Translation]

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Why Should The Redneck Be Socially Acceptable?

- When many individuals think of a dangerous word their minds automatically think of the words that they chose to omit when in the presence of children or words that are thought instead of spoken in formal places, but what about the words that sit along the fine line between appropriate and inappropriate. For example, the term redneck has a different meaning to those inside community versus that of those outside. This word is the most dangerous because it is looked down upon and praised at the same time....   [tags: Southern United States, African American]

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The European Union Has No Grand Strategy

- A profusion of scholarly works and articles regret that the European Union does not develop a grand strategy and militate to confer an enhanced military dimension on the EU. These views imply that the European Union has no grand strategy or has an inadequate one. However, this conclusion does not fit with all existing conceptions regarding grand strategy. In the meantime, people seem more inclined to accept that NATO has a grand strategy. Additionally, increasing the military dimension of the European Union as some promoters vehemently advocate would disturb the balance and cooperation existing between the EU and NATO....   [tags: European Union, Europe, European integration]

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Natural Disasters That Mankind Has Ever Faced

- Earthquakes are historically one of the most dangerous natural disasters that mankind has ever faced. Until recent times, earthquakes have been just that: natural disasters. Naturally occurring earthquakes are almost entirely found near tectonic plate boundaries, and are generated when subsurface stress is released. However, there has been an alarming increase in occurrences of earthquakes in areas far away from plate boundaries; these areas have historically seen very little earthquake activity....   [tags: Plate tectonics, Subduction, Earth, Earthquake]

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The Segregation Of The United States Military

- The United States military has to go through many cultural shifts over the entirety of its existence with the most recent change being the repeal of the “don’t ask don’t tell” policy that fully allowed gays to serve openly in the military. This was a huge step to allow the lesbian, gay and bisexual community to have happy lives and successful military careers. The one major concern that was missed in the repeal of this law was the allowance of transgender individuals to serve in the United States Military....   [tags: Transgender, Sex reassignment surgery, Gender]

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Decriminalization And Regulation Of The Sex Trade

- Introduction: This study will define the continued decriminalization and regulation of the sex trade in Canada and in the Netherlands. The Netherlands has historically had a progressive policy in the non-criminalization of the sex trade workers, but recently, the official regulation of laws protecting worker’s rights in the sex trade has been established. In a similar way, Canada also possessed a non-criminalized history of prostitution, which has become increasingly progressive in regulating labor rights in this commercial sector....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Law]

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Black Empowerment : The Act Of Empowerment

- Black Empowerment: Our Time To Flourish The act of empowerment is to making someone feel stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights (Lowe). In order for a person to feel empowered, they must construct a panel of mental and conscious awareness that their worth as a being, is of importance in the world. Consequently, deterioration to this awareness, can cause greater harm than meets the eye. On the contrary, its no secret that the black community reaps the benefits of this deterioration....   [tags: Race, Black people, African American, Race]

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How Social And Other Dilemmas Affected Poverty

- Throughout history, poverty has been affected by many historical, social and political factors. These factors have not only influence debates about the’ worthiness’ of a person, but the role of government in poverty. Thus, in this essay, we will discuss how social and other dilemmas has affected poverty in the Unites States and maintain individual from addressing poverty at a large scale level. One of the things that has affected poverty historically has been blaming the poor for their own living conditions....   [tags: Poverty, Unemployment, Homelessness]

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Labelling Theory And Its Effects On Society

- Labelling theory has some limitations when used to describe queerness. Firstly, the “deviant” label does not actually create the queerness it describes, but rather emphasizes the importance of this label to society through the negative sanctions experienced by queer individuals. This theory overlooks the initial deviant act and therefore, the label does not actually create the deviance. As Clinard and Meier (2014) state, secondary deviation can occur even without arrest and negative sanctions....   [tags: Sociology, Homosexuality, Sexual orientation]

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The Historicity Of The Resurrection Of Jesus

- The historicity of the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth has been the catalyst of dispute for many historians, philosophers, and Christian leaders since as early as the 1st century AD. The New Testament is overloaded with ambiguity, nuances, and inconsistencies which generate multiple frames of interpretation and solutions to the event. In the 21st century, historical assertions have reached new levels of intricacy, creativity, and sensibility as new textual and physical evidence is discovered and exploited....   [tags: Jesus, Resurrection of Jesus, New Testament]

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