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Illegal Immigrants Are Makers, Not Takers

- Illegal immigrants are makers, not takers. Many American citizens see these approximate 11 million illegal immigrants in a negative view and don’t want them living in their communities. However, many of these American citizens don’t know why illegal immigrants come here and what good they actually do to this country. Illegal immigration should be allowed because their quality of life is improved, they help the economy, and they bring job growth. In their home country, illegal immigrants have a very poor quality of life and come to the United States to improve their livelihood....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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Policy Makers in Hong Kong

- Introduction The purpose of this paper is trying to find out the main strategic priorities for policy makers of the chosen city: Hong Kong, China, to strong and development sustainably the economic and planning over the next 20 years. As the urban economy is a key factor of city planning, so the changing of city economy would affect the social, political and commercial life in a city. This essay would select Hong Kong as a study object to think about policy and planning for a city, which provide a practical exercise that might be encountered in the further under professional practice....   [tags: China, urban economy, macro-economics policy]

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Inventory Valuation for Decision Makers

- Inventory valuation is one of the factors that decision makers have to consider before making any decision in their business. They can know how different inventory assumptions affect the cost of good sold and the resulting net income. Inventory valuation is value a company allocates to its inventory in storage and when it is sold. There are several methods to calculate the inventory values to know how much they cost. These methods are specific identification, cost average, first in, first out (FIFO), and last in, first out (LIFO)....   [tags: sterage, sold, cost, methods, average]

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Risk Takers And Capital Makers

- Americans are known to be risk takers and capital makers. In the US it is possible to begin a business of humble means and expand it to grow into a model for people wanting to start a new business. This is the epitome of wealth and capitalism in the US. Capitalism in the US has no color and welcomes anyone willing to work hard, market a product and to bring it to fruition. Americans are said to be moved by their fear of failure and their greed for monetary success. Capitalism allows private ownership to inspire the production of goods and allows the private owner to keep and track profits for what sells....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Corporation, Corporate crime]

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Movie Makers And Poster Designers

- In the year of 1939, the Nazi party, led by the infamous Adolf Hitler, was in power, causing Europe to be in an extreme state of suffering and distress. Soon, the whole world would be tangled in a war that would devastate mankind for generations. Many powerful nations of the world were involved in World War II, such as the Allied powers: France, Russia, and Britain; and the Axis powers: Italy, Japan, and Germany. America would join the Allies on December 7, 1941, after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor....   [tags: World War II, Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler]

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Relationship Between Business And Policy Makers

- The broad theme that encompasses the reading this week is the influence business has over the political system. This theme is explored in two ways. First, the relationship between business and policy makers is addressed and explored primarily by Lindblom (1982), Smith (1999), and Hacker and Pierson (2002) who discuss ways in which this influence occurs and how it can fluctuate. Additionally, Hertel-Fernandez (2016) examines a more micro-level interaction between employers and employees and how it can impact political activity....   [tags: Feedback, Negative feedback, Interaction]

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Gender and Race: The Difference Makers in Jobs

- Gender and Race, the Difference Makers in Jobs Introduction Since the Industrial Revolution in the United States of America, working conditions for women and minorities have not been given equal pay or top positions in the work place. Women being degraded by the men in charge, and minorities constantly at odds with one another so they will not form a Union. Such things keep those with low-status in the job in line, and not feel they are equal to the ones in charge. People from other countries are in search for a better life elsewhere, and take the risk of going to the United States illegally to seek out the American Dream....   [tags: inequality and discrimination in the job market]

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The Need for Policy Makers to Regulate Human Genetic Engineering

- Human genetic engineering (HGE), a prevalent topic for scientists in research, is the process of manipulating genes in the human genome. Potentially, scientists can use the process of HGE to alter many biological and psychological human traits by gene modification. Currently, however, there is a large deficiency in information regarding HGE and its effects to the human body; creating a need for scientists to conduct more research and tests. Because of the many unknowns involving HGE it is necessary for policy makers to regulate HGE for the use by scientists....   [tags: Human Genetic Engineering]

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Purchase Formula Makers For Our Childcare Centers

- This is a proposal to purchase Formula Makers for our Childcare Centers in the Northeast region of Pennsylvania. I believe by investing in these machines, our company could save money and improve efficiency in our centers. In this memo, I will discuss the background and goals, proposed plan, and project schedule of the project. BACKGROUND AND GOALS Our Childcare Centers provide formula included in the cost of daycare service. Some of our centers provide care for infants as young as 6 weeks old. Furthermore, some centers have toddlers who continue to receive formula up to 18-24 months of age due to medical reasons....   [tags: Research, Primary research]

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The Liability of Tobacco Makers

- The Liability of Tobacco Makers Cigarettes have an affect on almost everyone, even if a person does not smoke. A man name Charles Green was affected by cigarettes, even though he never smoked a cigarette in his life. Green is 39 years old, and he used to be a very athletic person. That is, until he began working for a company full of smokers. Green worked behind a desk in an office building where everyone around him smoked. He was shoved in a little cubicle where smoke was thick in the air from his coworkers....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Pedagogy Of The Oppressed By Paulo Freire And ' Marx And Makers '

- Over the past year, I have had the opportunity to work on the Cornrow Curves project, which applies culturally situated design elements to educational settings to use the cultural capital of cornrow braids to enhance student understanding of geometry and programming. To increase my own understanding of the ideological framework for Cornrow Curves, I read two texts: “Pedagogy of the Oppressed” by Paulo Freire and “Of Marx and Makers” by Ron Eglash. Ideas found in these texts can be combined and actualized in real-life situations, such as the Cornrow Curves project....   [tags: Education, Sociology, Teacher]

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Decision Makers Develop Actions With The Knowledge Of Economics

- Question on Raising Tuition Decision-makers develop actions with the knowledge of economics. The goal of good decision-making is to capitalize on opportunity cost through the knowledge of economics. I was hired as the new Consultanting President of Nobody State University (NSU) to increase revenues for the school to survive. The approach I will take with NSU will be both positive and normative centered on tuition and enrollment rate. Tuition is a focal topic to both households and firms regarding the affairs of college on the standpoint of income....   [tags: Economics, Microeconomics, Supply and demand]

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Utilitarianism Is Best Implemented As A Tool For Leaders And Decision Makers

- Utilitarianism is best implemented as a tool for leaders and decision makers. It can provide simple, fast solutions when applied to a variety of problems. When used as a supplement to analyze issues and reactions, it can provide a clearer answer. However, when used alone, there are flaws that arise in certain circumstances. Other forms of moral judgment should be consulted in some serious cases. Examples of utilitarian ethics show that it is best applied in times of difficulty, where the amount of suffering, loss, or damage must be kept at minimum....   [tags: Utilitarianism, Ethics, Morality, Hedonism]

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Effects Of The Zika Outbreak And The Way Us Policy Makers

- The Zika outbreak and the way US policy makers have reacted to it call to attention the need for closer examination of relationship between immigration policies and epidemics. The effects of globalization in exacerbating the risk of epidemics are mediated not only through population migration but also by the increased mobility of the disease hosts and vectors. The Aedes Aegypti- the primary vector for Zika - like to breed in pools of water that accumulate in discarded car tires, flower pots, and filled drinking cups left outdoors, could start multiplying in the warm weather....   [tags: Epidemiology, Infectious disease, Dengue fever]

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The Film Makers Project : Women Who Make America

- In the class Psychology of Women, the film Makers Project: Women Who Make America was shown. The film supplied background information about the treatment of women before, during, and after the Women’s Movement. As a result of the Women’s Movement, there has been a vast amount of changes impacting society. The Women’s Movement was not just about women, but society as a whole. There have been a lot of changes to society over the past few years. Social roles, the media, and the right of women’s choice have impacted both women and society....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Female]

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Policy Makers Interview As A Social Work Student

- Policy Makers Interview As a social work student, I have learned a lot about how a bill becomes a law and who are the movers and shakers within the political arena, but I was still uncertain of who these movers and shakers really were. I wanted to know more about the person who was advocating for issues and voting for bills that affect thousands if not millions of people, so I decided to get in touch with my legislative district representative, Steve Kirby. I contacted Mr. Kirby requesting an interview on several occasions dating back to March 14, 2016, finally on April 06, 2016 Mr....   [tags: Question, Interview, Democracy, Policy]

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The Documentary, Makers : Women 's Space Program

- The documentary, Makers: Women in Space, portrays the history of women pioneers in the U.S space program. When the space program first came to be in the 1950s, women had to overcome many obstacles in order to prove to NASA and society that they are capable of doing anything, especially within the space program. The documentary goes in depth into the problems, struggles, and perseverance of these women astronauts. Today, it is very common to have a variety of people become astronauts and work for NASA....   [tags: Space exploration, NASA, Woman, Sally Ride]

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Game Makers

- The Game Makers is the story of George S. Parker and his brother's establishment of one of the biggest gaming empires in the history of gaming. The author, Philip E. Orbanes, examines the history of Parker Brothers throughout the one hundred years of its existence. This book is an educational and informative journey through the life of the Parker Brothers. He provides a quick, but descriptive story that covers everything from their first office in Salem, to the publishing of Monopoly in 1935, then making and losing millions developing and publishing games for the Atari VCS in 1982, to the closing of the Parker Brothers Salem office in 1991, including a slightly awkward period of Orbanes' hir...   [tags: Business Gaming]

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The Morphology of Cell and Detection of Tumour Makers

- Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is a specialised technique used for the visualisation of specific antigen in tissues, to analysed the morphology of cells and to detect tumour markers (Duraiyan et al., 2012). In cancer, specific tumour antigens are expressed de novo or are unregulated and thus antibodies are used to detect where antigen-bound antibody occurs (Duraiyan et al., 2012). This is visualised under an ordinary or fluorescent microscope. This method has been very helpful as well as sensitive to predict prognosis and hierarchies of cancer....   [tags: health, medicine, immunohistochemistry ]

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The State Budgeting Process Is Composed Of Decision Makers And Tax Payers

- The state budgeting process is comprised of decision makers and tax payers. Within this model, the decision makers determine the tax and spending levels tax payers abide by. As a result, the tax dichotomy paces a strain on both the decision makers as well as the tax payers. When there is a lack of needed revenue, decision makers are tasked with determining how to balance the budget, whether it be through raising taxes or cutting expenditures. However, depending on the financial stability of the state, decision makers are left with no choice but to raise taxes....   [tags: Tax, Taxation in the United States]

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Ben And Jerry 's The World 's Most Famous Ice Cream Makers

- Ben and Jerry’s are possibly the world’s most famous ice cream makers, having revolutionised the industry with their creative, over the top creations, and endless innovation. Their feel good, cutesy marketing has resulted in brownie points from all corners, as has their respectable stance on ethical matters. And, refreshingly, it isn’t all talk with Ben and Jerry’s: despite being owned by global conglomerate Unilever, the company have stayed true to their initial values. In fact Ben and Jerry’s can serve as a model of how a business can remain committed to sustainability and ethical practices despite impressive growth....   [tags: Ice cream, Milk, Corporate social responsibility]

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The Big Picture: Policy Design Analysis

- The Big Picture: Policy Design Analysis Developing a policy is something that takes concession, adjustments and renovation throughout the process. Policy makers must keep this in mind when trying to address a need in society and how they can address such need through regulatory policy making. Policy makers must keep in mind what additional problems may come into play when designing this policy, what is too strict of a punishment for not abiding by this policy and who will the policy directly affect and how to address their problems individually....   [tags: policy makers, cultures, norms]

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The Market for Alcoholic Beverages, Questions and Answers

- 2 Questions to address: a) What do we know about the demand for alcohol, and how is this relevant to policy makers wishing to curb consumption. b) What can you determine about the supply of alcoholic beverages (in terms of industry structure). How might individual firms hope to get ahead in this market. c) Explain, using diagrams, how individual producers in this industry might be affected by the price floor implemented in Scotland. What determines the extent to which they are affected. d) Why do you think the policy makers have opted for a price floor over a tax....   [tags: policy makers, curb consumption]

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Explain what is implied by the assumption that decision-makers are

- Explain what is implied by the assumption that decision-makers are rational. How is the assumption of rationality used in the economic analysis of individual behaviour. In many academic disciplines much is spoken about rationality and rational choices. Economists generally refer to 'rational' choices and that individuals in economic theory are rational. By rational we mean people choose options which they perceive to be the best, given the circumstances they are in. In terms of making rational choices some of the conceivable options for example of going to work would be: · Actually going to work....   [tags: Economics]

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Spanish Cinema After the Dictatorship in 1975

- ... By using a child modern pop star, flamenco dancer the film projects and image of urban modern life in Spain which resembles that of 1960’s Hollywood cinema in the sense that the films focus on middle/high class and doesn’t focus on many important social political problems of the time. Although the narrative focuses on the change from rural Spain to Madrid, Marisol’s father dying being the reason she travels to Madrid with her uncle is overshadowed by the musical aspect of the film. Although this overshadowing can be said to give a sense of escapism to the audience the films from this period share similarities with Hollywood cinema, such as a star lead role, costume and setting....   [tags: film makers, political censorship]

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The Levels of Power that Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations Have at their Disposal to Influence Environmental Politics

- ... After UNCED as has been seen in Vienna, Cairo, Copenhagen, Beijing, and Istanbul, there is no longer any question that NGOs are to be involved in the policy circle at the international level (Van Rooy, 1997). Furthermore Agenda 21 promised to include NGOs at all stages of its implementation, the rules for NGO access to subsequent conferences have been loosened. It is argued here that the victory of Greenpeace over Shell in the North Sea, in June 1995, exemplifies the empowerment of small organisations....   [tags: public awareness, decision makers]

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Are Griffiti Laws Meeting Society´s Expectation in Australia?

- Law makers establish legislation in response to the ever changing beliefs in society. Yet, current graffiti laws still do not meet society’s expectations. Many people believe that offenders convicted of a graffiti offence do not receive harsh enough sentences and therefore these laws must to be amended. Graffiti falls under the law of wilful damage, this law strives to eliminate damage or destruction to property. Mr O'Hara reported that more than 128,000 square metres of graffiti was removed from Brisbane assets in 2013....   [tags: law makers, criminal code]

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The Contrasting Development of Democratic and Authoritarian States

- Two states, developing as either a democratic or authoritarian regime, could be expected to undergo different paths over the course of fifty years. While this opportunity of observational research is unlikely to occur, it presents itself to analysis implementing secured theories regarding the tendencies of both forms of government. A democratic regime, defined by popular sovereignty and political equality, deeply contrasts the inequality and singular rule synonymous with authoritarianism. The differences in the two states would be most notable in regard to tendencies regarding international relations, economic development, as well as the level of internal stability resulting from the decisio...   [tags: international relations, decision makers]

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Global Automobile Industry in 2009

- A thorough analysis of the external forces that shaped the global automotive industry in 2009 reveals how the rivalry between established car makers set the stage for some to successfully survive the global recession while others were forced to seek Chapter 11 bankruptcy. A closer consideration of the impact of consolidation, demand and supply, fixed costs, product differentiation, and exit barriers on rivalry within the industry reveals how new entrants and weaker competitors were able to take advantage of environmental opportunities during the recession and gain profit shares....   [tags: car makers, vehicle, recession]

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The Social Security Program

- ... Therefore, inferring from the 2013 Trustees Report this change is possibly the key component of any frame work to changing social security (The Board of Trustees, 2013). Proponents of social security privatization have built their argument around the premise the government grossly mismanages the fund, therefore individuals do not get the maximum return on their investment (Gokhale, 2013). They argue one of the key factors for government to keep social security in its current form is its ability to inflate the value of public savings and deflate the value of public debt (Svihula, 2008)....   [tags: employment, policy makers, privatization]

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Why and How Do Policy-Makers and Practitioners Intervene to Encourage New Firm Formation and Development?

- Why and how do policy-makers and practitioners intervene to encourage new firm formation and development. Intervention to encourage the growth of new firms is extremely common in the modern economy. The two main groups that intervene are policy makers and practitioners. A policy maker is defined as “a person responsible for or involved in formulating policies, especially in politics “ (Oxford University Dictionary 2013) in the case of firms formation this would usually be a government body local, regional or national or supra national in the case of the European Union....   [tags: modern economy, macroeconomic policies]

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Using The Principles When Drafting Effective Written Instruments And Associated Patterns Of Interaction With Government Decision Makers

- This chapter discusses the techniques associated with applying our principles when drafting effective written instruments and associated patterns of interaction with government decision-makers. This chapter also provides guidance on how to most effectively deliver written instruments, prepare for and facilitate constructive face-to-face meetings, hearings, and other forums involving decision-makers. Most government decision-makers have tight schedules that force them to allocate their time based on the conduct of their highest priority issues....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone call, Telephone exchange]

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The U.S. Current Account Deficit

- Introduction: Since in the 1980’s, one of the most persistent challenges to The United States’ economy and her policy makers has been the deficit of the U.S. current account. A current account is made up of four separate categories, the combined balance of which results in a surplus or deficit. The four categories are: The Merchandise Trade Account, Services, Factor Income, and Unilateral Transfers. Each account either has a surplus or a deficit, depending on whether money is flowing into or out of a particular country....   [tags: overview, economy, policy makers, USA]

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Online Education and Policy Makers

- In order to justify this line of research the authors pointed to several reason (Orellana, 2006). One was very basic, little research had been done on the topic and most of the information available is in the form of anecdotal reports. In addition, magnitude of online education points to the need for more research. The cost of online education, combined with the numbers of students involved, clearly justify this line of research. The primary audience for this research are policymakers. These individuals are not directly responsible for delivering the online education; however, they decide the class size for the online classes....   [tags: class size, distance education]

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How the Makers of Shrek Subvert the Usual Conventions of a Fairytale Using Presentational Devices

- How the Makers of Shrek Subvert the Usual Conventions of a Fairytale Using Presentational Devices In this essay I am going to discuss how the makers of Shrek overturned the expected characteristics of a fairytale. They do this by using presentational devices such as lighting, music, camera angles and visual effect. In my opinion if the film did not use these presentational devices the way they did, it would not be as successful and people would see it in a totally different way....   [tags: Papers]

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How Do the Makers of "Trainspotting" Depict British Youth Sub-culture?

- "Poison or Pearls, Reality or Fantasy?" (Street 110): How do the makers of Trainspotting depict British youth sub-culture and what methods of filming do they use to communicate their message in the surrealist way the film is famous for. Trainspotting (1996) is a "depiction of the squalid depravities and exploitative self interest that characterises the everyday life of heroin addiction." (Petrie 90) Its' realistic style, use of language and unflinching portrayal of drug use was what first attracted me to look at it a bit closer....   [tags: Sociology]

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Ethnography of the Maasai

- Within the Maasai culture there are several political decision makers. One decision maker is the father in a family unit. The father can decide where his children live within the kraal, which is an enclosed settlement. Another part of the decision making process in the Maasai culture are the elders of the clan. Another group that participates in the Maasai’s process of making decisions are the warriors. Warriors are the young men of a tribe; boys become warriors after they are circumcised. Thus decisions are made by elders, the head of the kraal, and by fathers in a tribe....   [tags: Maasai Culture, Political Decision Makers]

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Policy-makers and Demographic Patterns

- The term demography originates from Greek literally translating as ‘people writing’, and, hence refers to the statistical study of human population and its vital statistics: birth, death and migration rates. However, changes in the demographic trends not only involve the study of changes in population size, but also its structure and distribution - as, for example, its age, gender and ethnical distribution. It, therefore, can be equally applied to macro and micro level analysis, where the former is applied to the aggregates of people, groups or societies and the latter – to small groups or families within a community or local area....   [tags: economic policy essays]

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Priorities: Path-Makers of Life

- “I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them”, said Audrey Hepburn – a British actress and humanitarian. In life, there are thousands of opportunities that come along the way. However, one cannot seize them all for some are more important than the others. Setting priorities then unravels the problem of deciding on what to take first. But then again, opportunities are not always there just as how time inevitably passes. There can be a moment when someone is ready to grab them but they are already gone....   [tags: social issues, philippine, virginity]

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Caskets are Not Just a Pine Box: Casket Industry

- The casket has come a long way in its illustrious history. From the ancient Egyptian sarcophagus to modern casket, there has been much advancement in the field of burial receptacles. A thorough knowledge is essential to anyone interested in the funeral industry. This report will give a brief history; discuss the different materials used, the manufacturing process, and the expected direction of the industry. Since the time of the Pharaohs early forms of burial receptacles were anthropoidial and generally custom made....   [tags: wood caskets, funeral industry, coffin makers]

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Neo-Realism by Italian Film Makers

- In order to capture the hardships of everyday life in a shattered nation, Italian filmmakers in the instant post-war period created their own cinematic language. However revolutionary in impact, the new realism was not a complete halt with the past. Its origins went deep, to the work of directors in Italy and afar which, over preceding decades, had foreshadowed the themes and formal revolution of a style that would be developed to become one of cinema’s most influential movements. Neo-realist films established a new social consciousness along with the importance on working class hardship and the daily battle to get by in post-war Italy....   [tags: Movies, Nation, Post-War]

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The Effectiveness of the Techniques Used by the Film Makers in the Creation of the Trailers for the films Armageddon and Deep Impact

- The Effectiveness of the Techniques Used by the Film Makers in the Creation of the Trailers for the films Armageddon and Deep Impact This is essay is about the deference in two movie trailers which are 'Deep Impact' and 'Armageddon' these are both science fiction/action films I will also be looking into the different types of sounds and music used and how this reflects the image. Both trailers are quite long but 'Deep Impact' is the shortest lasting around 30 - 45 seconds, the trailer gives away a lot of the plot....   [tags: Papers]

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The Flute Virtuosity: Johann George Tromlitz

- Accounts written of the late Johann George Tromlitz paint him as a bitter man; he was easily upset when writers neglected to mention his influential work on the flute. He reacts to these sentiments in the forward of one of his treatises, The Virtuoso Flute-Player (1791). Tromlitz wanted to be known as a master of the flute; he believed that his ideals were vital to the flute’s development and performance. He wrote several treatises where he speaks of the correct construction and performance of the flute, the core of his ideal....   [tags: The Gewandhaus Orchestra , flute-makers]

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Walt Disney, a Brief Biography

- ... Pooling their resources, they borrowed an additional $500 and constructed a camera stand in their uncle’s garage. Soon, they received an order from New York for the first “Alice Comedy” short, and the brothers began their production operation in the rear of a Hollywood real estate office two blocks away.” (D23) This was the true beginning of Walt’s success. It was not in any way glamorous nor ideal. It required a strong determination to become the best at his work. In the Disney song “When You Wish Upon a Star” it says, “If your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme.” Disney definitely had his entire heart set into his dream....   [tags: dream makers, successful entrepreneurs]

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Health Care Managers and Financial Management

- According to Buchbinder, Shanks & Thompson (2010) the definition of is the process with technical and social activities and functions, occurring within organisations for the purpose of completing predetermined objectives through humans and other resources. More specifically, financial management is the subset of management that focuses on creating financial information that can be used to enhance decision making (Calabrese et al. 2013). With this definition, healthcare managers should be responsible to organisational tasks to maximize the best possible way to reach organisational goals and the proper resources with financial and human resources, considering the reason of organisation for exi...   [tags: target, decision makers, uninsured individuals]

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Decision Makeers Use Decision Support Systems to Identify and Solve Problems

- Introduction Decision makers are faced with increasingly stressful environments, highly competitive, fast-paced, overloaded with information, data distributed through the organizations, and multinational in scope. Under these circumstances, decision makers expect to use enhanced tools that can assist them during the decision-making process and that can help them improve their overall performance and skills (Stanescu et al, 2011). One of such tools is the decision support system. The central goal of Decision Support Systems (DSS) in any organization is to process and provide suitable information in order to support individuals or organizations in their decision making tasks (Aronson et al, 2...   [tags: mobile, objectives, business]

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Development and Transition Markers for Homosexuality

- Introduction It is the duty of social workers to advocate for vulnerable and oppressed groups. Becoming aware of the life span development of various cultures, nationalities, ethnicities, social classes, and diverse forms of families enables social workers to identify areas that are unique and require further research. Learning about the unique aspects of various cultures and social classes also provide social workers with an enhanced understanding and ideas for social work implications on a micro and macro level in efforts to improve the wellbeing of the clients....   [tags: Homosexuality ]

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Neurogenesis Markers

- In mammal, during embryonic development, neural precursor cells (NPC) give rise to neurons and two types of macroglia, namely astrocytes and oligodendrocytes. Interestingly, neural precursor cells are not just a homogenous population but rather specified in space- and time-related manner. This spatiotemporal correlation has generated huge diversity of neural precursor cell types repertoire. Neural precursor cells undergo a series of molecular and phenotypic changes and produce different type of progenitor cell types at different time point of development....   [tags: health, genetic, cell reproduction]

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The And Educational Framework Of A Maters Prepared Nurse Leader

- Intro In anticipation of successfully navigating through Grand Canyon Universities’ required proficiencies and educational framework of a maters prepared nurse leader, it has never been more apparent of the educational similarities shared by those who accepted this career path. In interviewing this writer’s co-worker T.C, a Leadership prepared advanced level nurse; this writer acquired an in-depth perspective on her decision to further her career. Likewise the exploration of competencies her educational institutions formatted toward successful completion of a leadership degree....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Managed care]

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Dna Based Markers Throughout The World Of Molecular Plant Breeding

- 2.2.3 DNA-based markers DNA-based markers reflect the polymorphisms between two or more individuals or species of an organism at the level of DNA (Langridge & Chalmers, 2004). The advent of DNA-based markers has overcome the limitations of protein-based marker system and has revolutionized the world of molecular plant breeding, due to supply the most powerful diagnostic tools at the genetic level. The DNA-based molecular markers can be classified into number of categories on the basis of different issues, however, the most popular and applicable issues are that the analysis manner (how the polymorphism is revealed) and the date of the discovery of markers....   [tags: DNA, Molecular biology, Genetics]

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Attempts to Mobilize Oligodendrocyte Progenitors

- ... Friedrich described in their study that rodent perinatal early pre-progenitor cells (early OPPCs) arise from neuroectodermal cells in a neuroectoderm during embryogenesis (E10.5). Based on the data gathered in this study, these perinatal progenitors are positive for marker NG2 and negative for markers O4 and PDGF. The same research group has revealed that these immature cells are further differentiated to late oligodendrocyte pre-progenitor cells (late OPPCs) at later stage of the development (E14.5)....   [tags: remyelinate, differentiation, markers]

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Biological Markers- Blood

- The mixed up case file on an individual presents, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, cold feet, weight loss, skin infections, itchy ear, decreased vision, change in bowel movements and sexual dysfunction. It is possible the patient could be suffering from yellow fever as the symptom matches that of yellow fever except with the itchy ear, weight loss and sexual dysfunction. However, the patient should have travelled to the South America or the sub-Saharan Africa. After carefully analysing and comparing all the symptoms, Diabetes type 2 fit the symptoms of the individual....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Dehumanization in Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup

- ... This is part of the “breaking down” process that they went through. In every stage of the slave’s slavery experience, they were “broken down” more and more to a point where they did not even see themselves as human. To be sold in an auction like one is an object takes away all human dignity the slaves possessed before. The act of violence also contributes to the dehumanization and the “breaking down” of the slaves. Slaves were beaten, and whipped daily, subjected to cruel torture. Northup describes these acts of violence in his narrative very vividly....   [tags: player, slavery, maters, abolitionist]

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A Cultural Examination of the Russian Federation

-   Introduction In 1991, the great social experiment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics dissolved. The empire spanning almost five centuries, from the remnants of the Golden Horde to Stalin's "new Russia" (Hoskins, 1997) from Poland to the Pacific disappeared, leaving a political-sociological void that is only now moving towards resolution. Still the largest nation in the world (Shultz, 2000), Russia spans two continents, multiple time zones, and a land area that diminishes that of the United States....   [tags: cultural markers, Hofstede Centre]

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Scientifically Based Research School Reform

- The policy mandates that school reforms and practices should be grounded on “Scientifically Based Research” and employ educators that are “Highly Qualified” (Manna & Petrilli, 2008, p. 63). The “Scientifically Based Research” (SBR) and “Highly Qualified” (HQ) teachers are supposedly, fruits of collaboration between educational researchers and the policy makers. Regretfully, the overuse phrases have become mantras and in the process the real definitions of the words or how they are supposed to be implemented is convoluted....   [tags: Education reform, educational reform]

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The Beginnings Of The Exploration Of Outer Space

- The beginnings of the exploration of outer space did not include women as being part of the plan. Like many fields of work in the history of the United States, women had to break down barriers and push their way into the space program. Makers: Women in Space, highlights the origins of women making their debut at NASA, and how women have become some of the most influential astronauts and scientists in American history. This film is ultimately a great resource that argues the case that women are as competent as astronauts as men are, because it outlines women’s role in the history of space and because it shows the success women had upon being allowed to enter the field....   [tags: Space exploration, NASA, United States]

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Analysis of Rathenau Paper on Policy and the Evidence Beast

- ... Nevertheless, the empiric view of knowledge on which positivism is based has long been subject to limitations. Immanuel Kant noted for instance that knowledge does not only come from the senses but also from a basic pallet of conceptual knowledge we all have. Furthermore, the interpretation of observations can differ due to the different way everyone acquires concepts. The claims done by Staman and Slob (2012) mentioned earlier are analyzed below for using this perspective on science. The aforementioned claims (k1,k2 an k3) are all subject to reliability issues if true knowledge is assumed to only come from what is observable or inductive....   [tags: rationalism and social-constructivism]

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Analysis of the Elements of the Intelligence Cycle

- Minor Assignment • Analyse the elements of the ‘Intelligence Cycle’. What are its core strengths and weaknesses. Before I begin to analyse the elements of the Intelligence Cycle, I must begin with the definition of ‘Intelligence’. Throughout my research, it became apparent that the acceptance for an accurate definition of ‘Intelligence’ is still an issue to date. One reason could be because experts tend to view ‘intelligence’ through their own specialty, and would be fair to say that this could possibly be because officers within the intelligence community do not have strong bridges connecting them to each other or to policy makers, which would therefore enhance communication and sharing...   [tags: Intelligence]

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Aggregation of Individual Judgments and Priorities

- The decision makers have made their judgements from comparing criteria and alternatives. The next step is the aggregation of those judgements. There are two main aggregation methods: Aggregation of Individual Judgements (AIJ) and Aggregation of Individual Priorities (AIP). Aggregation of Individual Judgements Given a hierarchy, the decision makers input their judgements in each level. In this kind of aggregation, judgements are aggregated in each level of hierarchy. Forman and Peniwati (1998) state that “individual identities are lost with every stage of aggregation and a synthesis of the hierarchy produces the group’s priorities.” N decision makers will generate at least N judgement matric...   [tags: Information Technology ]

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The Modification in TOPSIS Method

- 3.4 The modification in TOPSIS method For simplification reasons, a modified TOPSIS method is presented. The TOPSIS method includes the following steps: Suppose a given matrix. 1. Normalized matrix construction 2. Weighted normalized matrix construction 3. Find the ideal and negative ideal sets 4. Calculate the separation measurers from ideal and negative ideal sets 5. Calculate the relative closeness 6. Select the maximum value The steps in the modified TOPSIS method are the same with a slight difference....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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Solution Focused Risk Assessment And Risk Management

- Solution-Focused Risk Assessment that is called SFRA is a new method, which is proposed by Finkel in his article in 2011. The definition of SFRA in Finkel’s article (2011) is that risk assessment focused on solutions that can reduce risks rather than focused on problem itself. The most feature of SFRA is that detailed analysis of risk occurs after risk management (find possible solutions and arrayed those solutions). When arrayed solutions, knowledge of scientific and economic must take into consideration....   [tags: Risk management, Risk, Global warming]

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Towards a Methatheory of Budgeting

- Top-down budgeting is listed in Towards a Metatheory of Budgeting as a normative theory of budgeting. Normative theories are defined as complete theories of budgeting that incorporate the budget, appropriations, preparation, and decision events. Normative theories are not intended to describe what occurs in the budgeting process but prescribe considerations for future implementation as a best practice (Williams & Calabrese, 2011). However, with the evolution of organizational complexity, top-down budgeting has become a positive theory....   [tags: Top Down Budgeting, Theory of Budgeting]

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The Function of Analysis in the Government Intelligence Department

- There is no international definitive definition of intelligence and according to Bimfort (1958) there will continue to be a discrepancy and There is no international definitive definition of intelligence and according to Bimfort (1958) there will continue to be a discrepancy and misunderstanding between and outside the intelligence community over the meaning of intelligence. One definition that best suits the current idea of intelligence is “the knowledge – and ideally, the foreknowledge sought by nations in response to external threats and to protect their vital interests, especially the well-being of their own people” (Russell 2010, p.7)....   [tags: government intelligence]

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Carbonated Soft Drinks - How Do They Work?

- Carbonated Soft Drinks - How Do They Work. Carbonated soft drinks have a huge history since their foremost inception. They are sweetened carbonated water, i.e. sugar laced aqueous solution of Carbon dioxide; and conventionally they are served, as well as enjoyed, chilled. The term ‘soft’ is basically an obligatory benchmark for carbonated drink makers that sets the limits of solute in the solution to less than or equal to 0.5% by volume. The earliest instances of soft drinks were sherbets made in ancient Arabic high societies....   [tags: Nutrition ]

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Film Analysis: The Scenes in Wyatt Earp

- The scenes in Wyatt Earp expressed a feeling of comfort between the viewer and the film. The development of the characters reflect upon the hardship of the Old Western lifestyle. In this film, we are introduced to the idea of genre and the components that differentiate films altogether. However, Wyatt Earp has showed us a different side of genre, where two genres are joined together as one. The film Wyatt Earp has displayed examples of genre-breaking through its plot, character development and connection to modern day society....   [tags: old western lifestyle, modern society]

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The Main Factors Driving Us Foreign Policy Between 1877 And 1973

- The main factors driving US foreign policy between 1877 and 1973 were materialistic gain through land and economic opportunities. One could contend that businessmen and farmers had the most at stake when it came to the United States deciding to intervene in other country’s endeavors. There are several events in history that prove the US government and policy makers were being driven by the business community to increase personal and economic gain. Businessmen and farmers pushed policy makers for an open door policy when it came to the matter of international trading and selling....   [tags: United States, Puerto Rico]

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Technology in Education: The Next Generation at Risk

- Technology has been around for several years and is still advancing today. During the 1800’s Industrial Revolution, technology was introduced when people began working in factories and cities. Now people in the 21st century are experiencing a new revolution; technology has practically taken over society. However, one place where technology is missing, is in schools. Both educators and policymakers should realize that the world around students is quickly changing and advancing, while the value of education is staying behind and lacking the power to keep students motivated....   [tags: technology, economic failure, social failure]

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Support Communications? Why Or Why Not?

- Support communications. Why or why not. Advantages and disadvantages are an equal part of Expert Systems and ROI analyses; however, each is based on circumstances based on each unique case. One main shortcoming of the ROI analysis is the strong base on statistical analysis which may fail to recognize certain areas of opportunity not explored. Previously stated, the Expert System was used to interact directly with a broad range of students and exceeded its original purpose by providing more marketing exposure and increasing the likelihood of improving the student population for a University....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory]

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The CNN Effect: The Myth of News, Foreign Policy and Intervention by Piers Robinson

- The main theory discussed in this paper will be the CNN Effect. This theory, which has been argued fairly interestingly by Piers Robinson in his book The CNN Effect: the Myth of News, Foreign Policy and Intervention (2002), claims that gripping and sometimes even gruesome television images, particularly those dealing with humanitarian crisis, greatly increase U.S. policymakers decision to intervene in a crisis when that particular event would normally not be of any interest to the United States....   [tags: television images, humanitarian crisis]

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What Makes A Bunn Coffee Maker Can Make A Full Pot Of Coffee

- A Bunn Coffee Maker can make a full pot of coffee in just 3 MINUTES. How 's that for fast. I admit it: I am a coffeeholic. I drink coffee morning, noon and night. I drink it when I get up. I drink it immediately before bed. For me, there is nothing more frustrating than waiting and waiting for a coffee maker to make a pot of coffee. With other brands of coffee makers, the cold water that you pour in has to be heated each time you make a new pot. This takes time, sometimes up to 10 minutes or more, depending on the brand....   [tags: Coffee, Coffee preparation, Coffeemaker]

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The Climate of Arrakis in "Dune" by Frank Herbert

- The climate of a planet plays a significant role in determining how life presumes. In fact, a hot climate makes water so scarce, that saliva is valuable. In the novel Dune, Frank Herbert makes the climate of Arrakis so significant, that dead bodies are seen as a “water” source. The climate on the planet of Arrakis makes water less significant than blood, because water cannot exist without blood. Arrakis’s climate is also a plus, because the warriors that live there are much more adapted to it than anyone who was to invade to conquer....   [tags: Frank Herbert, climate, argumentative, persuasive]

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Let 's Really Reform Our Schools By Anita Garland

- Many individuals have been affected negatively by trouble makers in school. Troublemakers have either disrupted classes or bullied other students. Yes, trouble makers may harm one’s learning environment, but should they be kicked out of school. Though many individuals argue that troublemakers will not change and hold the class down, they should not be kicked out because they need help. Most of these kids that are disobedient do not know the distinction between right and wrong. We should not withdraw trouble makers from school, rather, we should help these troublemakers and teach them right from wrong....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, Gang]

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Decision Making Styles Developed By A Group Of Researchers

- Decision making can be involved in every situation we experience, even when deciding what to eat for lunch. People and companies are surrounded by countless decisions on a daily basis. Decisions can be contemplated in different ways from different perspectives. By definition, decision-making is the selection of a procedure to weight alternatives and find a solution to a problem. Needless to say, certain situations may require various decision making styles in order to provide effectiveness. A decision-making style is defined as how an individual perceives and comprehends stimuli and the general manner in which he or she chooses to respond to such information....   [tags: Decision making, Risk, Cognition]

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Environmental Challenges Facing The Us Automotive Industry

- Environmental Challenges facing the US Automotive Industry The American Automobile industry has been at the forefront of many great innovations over the years and provides a multitude of products that serve many different uses in today’s society. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers estimate that the industry is responsible for 7.25 million jobs in the USA. SWOT analysis The strengths of the US Automotive industry are primarily in its brand recognition and the competitive advantage it holds in the marketplace especially in the area of truck production where Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge are particularly strong in the US market where they recognized a continued strong consumer demand for larg...   [tags: Automotive industry, Automobile, Renault, Opel]

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The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

- In Suzanne Collins novel “The Hunger Games” Katniss struggles as she faces obstacles that could change their life forever in a dystopian society. In the novel Katniss takes on the role of an unforgiving, independent mother figure to her innocent and vulnerable sister Prim when their mother gave up on them after her husband death. She spends countless hours each day relentlessly searching for food to feed her family. When doing so she proves her determination to keep her family close, healthy and alive....   [tags: The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire]

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Quality Of Grapes : Supplier Power

- Suppliers: Suppliers Grapes | Weak Supplier Power | Whether or not wine makers grow their own grapes or source them elsewhere, the cost of grapes represent 50-70% of costs of goods sold and comprises a major component of the overall expenses. As quality of grapes is a primary determinant of the end product quality, wine makers generally grow their own grapes for their ultra and luxury product line productions and source commoditised grapes for use in their lower-end wine varieties. The increase in demand for premium wines caused an excess supply of commoditised grapes to flood the market all over the world making them widely available from multiple sources nearly on every continent....   [tags: Wine, Chardonnay, Fermentation, Oak]

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The Next Generation at Risk

- Technology has been around for several years and is still advancing today. First introduced during the 1800's Industrial Revolution, where people began working in factories and cities. Now people in the 21st century are experiencing a new revolution where technology has practically taken over. However, one place where technology is missing, is in schools. The problem is that educators do not have enough resources to integrate technology in every classroom. Then, there are policymakers, placing education at the bottom of their priorities....   [tags: technology, education, policymakers, failure]

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Policy Implementing And Policy Implementation

- Policy implementation, generally refers to processes and mechanisms put in place in order to implement and enforce policy decisions made by policy makers. Over the past few years, policy implementation has been the subject of numerous research and analysis into the complexity of the link between policy elaboration and policy implementation. Lipsky, through his Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Services, highlighted the crucial role played by local public officials, referred to as street level bureaucrats, who, unlike policy makers, are in constant and direct contact with citizens and are tasked with creating the mechanisms, rules and regulations intended to implement and enforce policies...   [tags: Policy, Implementation]

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The Declaration Of The War On Terrorism

- Following the attacks by the terrorist organization Al Qaeda on September 11, 2001 the United States entered into a war that can be best described as ubiquitous and ambiguous. The declaration of the “War on Terrorism” is quite literally as open ended of a declaration as one could possibly imagine given the interpretation of winning a war relies on the defeat of an enemy. Clausewitz describes war as “an act of force to compel our enemy to do our will” (Clausewitz, 75) and perhaps the most commonly quoted portion of his theories of warfare being “war is merely the continuation of policy by other means” (Clausewitz, 87)....   [tags: Al-Qaeda, United States, War on Terrorism]

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Watermen on the Chesepeake Bay

- For the Bay Game I was assigned the role of waterman 2 in the Potomac watershed. The Potomac watershed is located to the left of the chesapeake bay and is considered to be in four states: West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. There are over five-million people that live within the Potomac watershed. Waterman are men and women who make most of their money by fishing, crabbing, and oystering on the Chesapeake Bay. Most watermen on the Chesapeake Bay do not work for a company and are independent fishermen....   [tags: potomac, crabbing, watershed]

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