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Using Language To Address Issues

- A major focus of media attention in recent weeks and months has been anti-social behaviour involving young people. Examples of such behaviour are binge drinking at the Spring Racing Carnival and violent assaults at parties and on the streets. Regular Sunday Herald Sun columnist, Eddie McGuire, and Herald Sun columnist, Susie O’Brien, have addressed this issue in McGuire’s focus piece, “Army for thugs proposal may just be the answer”, and O’Brien’s opinion piece, “Racing to fall down legless”....   [tags: Writing, Anti-Social Behavior]

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Analysis Of Persepolis And Death And The Maiden Address

- Just about every individual has two sides, the one they show to the world and the one that they keep to themselves, their immediate family, and their closest friends. While the extent of the difference may vary from one person to another, there is that change or that bit of contrast in almost everyone. The most common difference is someone who is more reserved and more properly behaved in public while more open and more comfortable going against the grain within the privacy of their own home or with familia company....   [tags: Gender, Sexism, Marjane Satrapi, Rape]

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Thomas Jefferson And His Vision

- Jefferson and his Vision Guided by his fervent and unwavering commitment to reason and the principles of natural law and natural rights, Thomas Jefferson crafted his own unique political and social vision for the United States of America which, excluding a few notable omissions, has survived to become an important contribution to the cornerstone of American democracy. His vision was of an agrarian and populist nation of citizens with access to general and widespread education, whose rulers are chosen on grounds of their individual merits and talents rather than on basis of birth and inheritance, and governed by a decentralized system of government, whose main duty is to safeguard the unalie...   [tags: American History]

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President Obama 's Address Of The Nation On Immigration

- Eric Dean Outside Learning Assignment #2 For this second outside learning assignment I chose to watch President Obama’s Address to the Nation on Immigration on November 20, 2014. The purpose of this address was to discuss the issues surrounding immigration and to come up with a plan of action. Immigration has been an integral part of our nation’s history and therefore this speech had a very serious and urgent tone to it. President Obama began by discussing how immigration has positively affected our nation by keeping us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial....   [tags: Immigration, Immigration to the United States]

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Rhetorical Analysis of President Reagan's Challenger Address

- On a cold winter’s morning on the 28th day of January in the year 1986, America was profoundly shaken and sent to its knees as the space shuttle Challenger gruesomely exploded just seconds after launching. The seven members of its crew, including one civilian teacher, were all lost. This was a game changer, we had never lost a single astronaut in flight. The United States by this time had unfortunately grown accustomed to successful space missions, and this reality check was all too sudden, too brutal for a complacent and oblivious nation (“Space”)....   [tags: Use of Rhetoric]

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Barack Obama's Second State of the Union Address

- “He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” (Article 2, Section 3, United States Constitution). On Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 9:00 pm in the chamber of the House of Representatives 44th President of the United States Barack Obama gave his second State of the Union address and that passage from the United States Constitution describes the origin of that annual tradition....   [tags: Oratorical Analysis, United States]

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Analysis Of George W. Bush 's Address

- Analysis of George W. Bush’s Address to 9/11 On the 11th of September 2001, four commercial planes along the eastern coast were hijacked, the hijackers then took these planes, and flew them towards the North Tower, World Trade Center, and the South Tower, this suicide mission, lead to much chaos and commotion among this ambivalence many lives were lost due to these attacks, and the nation was left wounded and without answers to who was responsible for this. Following this attack, at 8:30 that evening President George W....   [tags: George W. Bush, War on Terrorism]

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Welfare `amendments' (`1832-1948) Address the Problem of Poverty

- From 1832 - 1948 successive governments introduced a series of Welfare `Amendments' which undoubtedly addressed the problem of poverty. This can be proved by analysing 4 significant periods between these times. First of all there was the Poor Law Amendment Act which was introduced by the Whig government. This was designed to investigate in which poor relief was being granted. The later 19th century saw the introduction of various Public Health Acts by the Conservative government. These had a great impact on poverty as it improved housing and public health....   [tags: European History]

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Eight Artists Address Brown v. Board of Education

- Eight Artists Address Brown v. Board of Education It was a cloudy Saturday afternoon, when I, accompanied by a friend, went to Krannert Art Museum for the first time to see the social studies exhibition in relation to Brown v. Board of Education. Fifty years ago, the Supreme Court unanimously outlawed racial segregation in public school system. Although the decision is widely considered a major step towards a more equitable and integrated educational system, it did not fix all the racial problems in school system....   [tags: Art Exhibit Artwork Race Segregation]

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Collections of Stories that Address the Nature of Racism and Discrimination

- ... Racism creates a loss of self-sense in the individual, breaking them down with no support to lift them back up. Racism is a factor in breaking down a community, and cause suffering. Many individuals don’t realize that Racism brings them no good, it has nothing to offer. Feeling superior over another culture and having more power only lowers humanity. Racist attitudes can come from people due to their upbringing. Our family members and friends have a big influence over our ideas, and views. However, we need to take in mind and distinguish the difference between a positive and negative view....   [tags: cultural diversity, teaching through literature]

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Abraham Lincoln: A Moral Unifier?

- Abraham Lincoln is a mythical figure in American culture and history because he is the President who saved the Union and abolished slavery. American admiration for him is so great that Americans have carved him into mountains and immortalized him in a Greek temple. In the Lincoln Memorial, one can find the inscriptions of the “Gettysburg Address” and “Second Inaugural Address”. To some, these speeches signify America’s rebirth as a unified political and moral country. Interestingly, these two speeches overshadow the fact that Lincoln’s words were once divisive....   [tags: Abraham Lincoln Essays]

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The Failure of James Buchanan

- In 1856, a Presidential election occurred in the United States at a crucial period. Sectionalism was at an all time high and a leader was needed to unite the country. However, the man who won the election did not prove to be this leader. Instead, his platform was based on a deliberate failure to lead. Due to James Buchanan’s position that supported popular sovereignty in the expanding United States, the country divided even further over the topic of slavery to the point that the Civil War became inevitable....   [tags: civil war, sectionalism, presidential election]

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Comparing Women in Lowell’s Patterns and Sorrell’s From a Correct Address

- The Struggle of Women in Lowell’s Patterns and Sorrell’s From a Correct Address     "Woman is not born," feminist Andrea Dworkin wrote. "She is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so." Dworkin’s quote relates to women throughout history who have been forced to conform. Although women can be regarded highly in society, representing images of fertility, security, and beauty, many people still view them in stereotypical ways; some people believe that all women should act a certain way, never letting their true selves shine thro...   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Analysis of Persuasive Symbols in Ronald Reagan's The Space Shuttle "Challenger" Tragedy Address

- Introduction Politicians frequently receive negative publicity at the hand of their own use of language. Their uses of words as they relate to persuasion typically fall within one of the three dimensions of language functions, semantic or thematic. Often their persuasive language can be found to closely resemble any of these three categories simultaneously. There are many tools for analyzing persuasive symbols, many of which should be utilized when analyzing great communicators such as President Ronald Reagan....   [tags: using the three dimmensions of language]

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American Imperialism And The Declaration Of Independence And Washington 's Farewell Address

- American Imperialism began at the start of the 19th Century, but many Americans had different views on whether Imperialism was proper and legal. Many Americans at the turn of the century believed that bringing new nations into the United States was proper, and necessary to improve America. Legally Imperialism violated the Constitution, and it contradicted statements in the Declaration of Independence and Washington 's Farewell Address. American Imperialism was right deemed proper because it involved the idea of Social Darwinism, and it helped improve American Industries....   [tags: United States]

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A Rugged Resignation: An Analytical Review of Richard Nixon’s Resignation Address

- Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th president of the United States, is perhaps one of the most remembered president in American history… but not for the best of reasons. After growing up in a financially unstable family in Yorba Linda, California, Nixon studied law throughout his adolescence, unaware of the future ahead of him (“The Life”). As a hopeful young politician, Richard Nixon focused on strengthening the nation on both domestic and, primarily, foreign terms. Despite his successes in foreign policy, Richard Milhous Nixon’s presidency took a turn for the worse in 1972 with the breaking of the famous Watergate Scandal and, subsequently, his resignation....   [tags: watergate scandal, impeachment]

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President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III's First State of the Nation Address

- President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III delivered his first State of the Nation Address in a manner where he spoke in the vernacular which is closer to the understanding of the people he talks to. In this language, he was able to freely express his grievances and was able to deliver with ease the discoveries the past administration has left him behind. From a student’s point of view, it seemed that majority of the issues discussed in his first SONA are the anomalies involving the Arroyo government and its midnight appointees....   [tags: Politics ]

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Attempt to Address the Problems of the Great Depression

- The New Deal attempted to address the problems of the Great Depression with FDR’s Three R’s approach: relief, recovery, and reform. This included monetary reforms for farmers and banks and relief to the unemployed. Roosevelt’s three R’s approach began with Relief, it was aimed to temporarily help Americans suffering from unemployment. Recovery was designed to help the economy bounce back from depression. Reform to target the cause of the depression in order to prevent it from happening again. Furthermore the New Deal introduced the present of federal government spending, because they were spending too much of their money....   [tags: The New Deal, three R's approach]

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Research Paper on Ronald Reagan's Innaugural Address

- Charisma is defined in the Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as “a personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure” (Merriam-Webster Online). Throughout history successful public speaking is a dominant trait for influential historical figures: persuasive speakers use charisma and charm to capture their audience and spark a difference in society. Political figures use charisma in order to campaign and promote their own political ambitions. Every fourth year a politician is elected President of the United States....   [tags: american presidents, american politics]

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Ip Address

- TOPIC:IP ADDRESS Cyber Law & Information Security The address of a computer on the Internet is commonly referred to as the IP Address (Internet Protocol). It's a 32 bit (4 bytes) number normally written as follows: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Since a byte can represent any number from zero to 255, the least and the maximum IP address possible are: 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255 Understanding IP Addresses Understanding IP Addressing is necessary, since all applications on the Internet generate logs, wherein IP Addresses of all interacting computers are recorded....   [tags: Technology Internet]

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The Gettysburg Address and American Revival

- The Gettysburg Address is without a doubt one of the most famous speeches in American history. However, at the time, it was simply an uplifting, motivational speech by the sitting president as part of a ceremony dedicating the Gettysburg Battlefield as a National Cemetery. Now, it is viewed as an historic address delivered by one of the greatest presidents and orators to ever live, Abraham Lincoln. It has also become the benchmark for speeches today and is the subject of many articles, talks, and books alike....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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Washington's Farewell Address

- George Washington, the first president of the United States, had written a very important historical speech and document towards the end of his time in office. He had written the Farewell address which focused on helping America understand the importance of preserving unity, acknowledging the rise of political parties forming, strengthening religion and morality, and he stated his position on American foreign policy. He addressed these ideas with strong tone and used incredible amount of dictions that strengthens his tone as well as representing his appeal to ethos to a strong degree....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address

- ... Abraham Lincoln was not unlike the typical young boy who liked to laugh and play with his friends. He attended school on Knob Creek in Kentucky, and it was once said by one of his classmates, Austin Gollaher, that he didn't attend classes much, and that he didn't even have a textbook of his own. Gollaher also recalled Abraham Lincoln not having a hat. In those times, hats were hard to come by and if you had a wool hat, you were in style. (Pg. 79 vol. 1) I find this to be an interesting recollection due only to the fact that almost all of the most common pictures or paintings of Lincoln, show him in a top hat of some sort....   [tags: personal reflection, influential speeches]

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Using Utilitarianism to Address Abortion

- ... So if a parent decides not to get an abortion and has the baby, and the baby grows up to live a terrible life filled with misery and unhappiness, then in this case abortion would be morally impermissible. If the parents, family members, or anyone involved with abortion is effected in a negative way that outweighs the positives, then abortion is morally impermissible again. In another case, if an abortion produces more good than bad in the parents, babies, or anyone else involved in the abortion, then abortion is morally permissible....   [tags: act and rule, morality]

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Gettysburg Address Versus Declaration Of Independence

- Lincoln’s Address Versus Jefferson’s Declaration Two of the most important, and, perhaps the two most important documents in American history are the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address. The Declaration of Independence, the document of secession written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776, called for the complete independence of the states from the British Empire. The Gettysburg Address was a document on the theory of union that stressed the need for one united country and expressed the importance of doing whatever necessary to complete the task of keeping the states united as one....   [tags: American History]

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Comparing the Gettysburg Address and Ginsberg's America

- Comparing the Gettysburg Address and Ginsberg's America      Many writers have considered the identity of America. Two remarkable writers of two different time periods have shouldered this. They created two important works. The first, Abraham Lincoln; a great leader in the midst of an incredible time of change and confusion, delivered the Gettysburg Address to an assembly that came to him saddened and horrified by the trials of war. These same people left, changed, that day from the cemetery....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Detecting Wireless LAN MAC Address Spoofing

- Detecting Wireless LAN MAC Address Spoofing Abstract An attacker wishing to disrupt a wireless network has a wide arsenal available to them. Many of these tools rely on using a faked MAC address, masquerading as an authorized wireless access point or as an authorized client. Using these tools, an attacker can launch denial of service attacks, bypass access control mechanisms, or falsely advertise services to wireless clients. This presents unique opportunities for attacks against wireless networks that are difficult to detect, since the attacker can present himself as an authorized client by using an altered MAC address....   [tags: Technology Technological Papers]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Woodrow Wilson's War Address to Congress

- Rhetorical Analysis of Woodrow Wilson's War Address to Congress With the status of the country’s belligerency heavily in question, an apprehensive President Woodrow Wilson prepared to request from an unmotivated and unprepared country a declaration of war against Germany. After exerting every attempt possible to retain the peace and honor of the United States, the President was finally forced to choose between the two, in which he opted for the latter (Seymour 26). As he sat down to compose his congressional address proposing war, the uncertainty of his decision overwhelmed him....   [tags: Papers]

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An Analysis of John F. Kennedy's Civil Rights Address

- At the height of the Cold War, racial tensions in the United States were also reaching a breaking point. This era brought with it many of the seminal events in civil-rights history: the start of the Freedom Rides in 1961, the University of Mississippi’s admission of its first black student, and the Birmingham riots of 1963. While America struggled with the ever-present threat of nuclear war, this other kind of conflict threatened to undermine and demoralize America from within. It is 11 June, 1963, and the Alabama National Guardsmen are called to the University of Alabama to ensure the safe admission of two black students....   [tags: The Civil Rights Movement]

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School Uniforms Don’t Address Big Problems

- School Uniforms Don’t Address Big Problems Can anyone believe that school uniforms help students achieve good on their health and financial problems. Many people, schools, and even state governments have been in conflict over uniforms every since they went popular to the United States in the 1980s, even though they started way before that. Although many opponents might suggest that school uniforms bring improvements, there are too many drawbacks on a school uniform to show that they are nothing more than a bad idea for students everywhere....   [tags: tradition, british style, financial problems]

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The Action Research Plan to Address Chronic Behavior Problems in Second Tier Students

- Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions (PBIS) programs were developed to help children learn the valuable social and behavioral skills needed to be successful in school. Most of these interventions address teaching school-wide expectations and a shared vocabulary for reinforcing these expectations. Some students continue to have behavior problems and to create disruptions in the classroom. These students receive specialized interventions to improve behavior. The researcher's plan is to provide an intervention for students in the secondary level of PBIS....   [tags: Behavior Management ]

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Rhetorical Analysis of President’s Address To The Nation Post 9/11

- Rhetorical analysis assignment: President’s Address to the Nation Since the 9/11 attacks, the Bush administration has been calling every citizens and every nations to support his Middle East policy. Nonetheless, the U.S. has been involved in the middle-east struggle for more than half of the century, wars were waged and citizens were killed. Yet, political struggles and ideological conflicts are now worse than they were under Clinton’s presidency. As “President’s Address to the Nation” is a speech asking everybody to support the troops to keep fighting in Iraq, I, as an audience, am not persuaded at all because of his illogical fallacy in the arguments....   [tags: Rhetoric]

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Evaluation of Key Sources of Cold War to Address the Question of Increased Tension

- Evaluation of Key Sources of Cold War to Address the Question of Increased Tension The cold war was a period in time where there was a feeling of mutual mistrust between America and the Soviet Union. This was especially so during the 1950s and early 1960s. This mutual mistrust led to an arms race between the two superpowers, America being the dominant country at the time. This heightened competition also occurred in the form of a space race. Source A1 is a British cartoon published during the Olympic games of 1960....   [tags: Papers]

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American Presidents and Their Inaugural Speeches

- Usually when the President of the United States delivers his inaugural address, he delivers a message of hope. Also he addresses the national issues at hand. He asks for mutual cooperation with the government at all levels. He emphasizes that the Constitution guarantees the rights of all citizens. During the Gilded Age, the inaugural addresses from President Hayes to President McKinley had the same message and addressed the same issues of the era. In his inaugural address, President Rutherford B....   [tags: National Issues, State Governments]

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NAT: Network Address Translation

- Internet communication TCP/IP is the protocol which is widely used for communication on the internet. IP addresses are used for identifying devices in a TCP/IP environment. IP addresses are segregated as classes out of which Class A, Class B, class C are used for the hosts. Class D is used for multicast and Class E is reserved. Every class has a defined set for the number of IP addresses. As the internet network grew, the numbers of usable IP addresses were getting exhausted at a faster pace. NAT was designed to the solve the IP depletion problem....   [tags: Computer Science]

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How Should Teachers Address Students?

- ... It was found that in this study that 94.5% of all the questions asked by early childhood staff were closed questions and that only 5.5% where open ended questions, which encouraged personal knowledge to answer the question. These results were carried out over 12 pre-schools over a random sample. This shows that there is a large sample size over a large area, which takes into consideration the many subtle difference in each area. Due to this the results can be very much generalised and transferred to pre-schools all over England, to which similar results would be found if the experiment was conducted on them....   [tags: study, credibility, childhood, staff]

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General Douglas Macarthur's Farewell Address to Congress

- Introduction General Douglas Macarthur was one of the most well known military figures in the history of the United States. He gave his farewell speech to congress on 19th April 1951 and went into retirement after 52 years of service in the United States army. He was given the chance to address his final message to the US government. This analysis carefully examines his ethics, goals, strategies, strengths and weaknesses. The speech is very famous and highly popular among the American audience. Therefore, we will take into account all factors to critically evaluate the speech and find out what makes it important....   [tags: American History]

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Variation in Address Forms for Arab Married and Unmarried Woeman in the World

- ... Parkinson (1985) describes the address system in Arabic societies; he studies terms of address in Egyptian Arabic (EA). His data is collected from naturally occurring conversations for more than one year from different speech events in different settings in Cairo. He finds that the (EA) terms of address system is very much alive. Farghal and Shakir's (1994) study explores Jordanian relation social honorifics, they try to systemize these honorifics and to test the socio-pragmatic constraints governing their use....   [tags: politeness theory]

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The US Ocean Commission's Proposed Recommendations To Address the Health and Management of Our Oceans

- In 2004 The US Ocean Commission proposed several critical recommendations to address the health and management of our oceans. These recommendations range from better organization of current management offices to education of the public on issues pertaining to oceans and coastal areas. The importance of healthy oceans, waterways, and coastal areas cannot be denied. As humans we rely on these areas for food, fuel, materials for various products, and recreation just to name a few. Aside from the human aspect the health of the earth’s oceans is also bound to the air and land....   [tags: Conservation]

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Policy to Address Human Rights Violations in The Democratic Republic of Congo

- Policy to Address Human Rights Violations in The Democratic Republic of Congo Representative of Humans Rights Watch Issue: The failure of the Congolese judicial system to adequately prosecute and hold accountable those who committed genocide, extreme and barbaric human rights violations. Human trafficking, rape, torture, arbitrary detention of innocent civilians and mass killings are just some of the atrocities that have been and are continuing to be committed by the soldiers the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and other militants rebels (HRG.org, p.1)....   [tags: genocide, barbarism, abuse, warfare]

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