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New Jersey Vs. T.L.O.

- Decision : Reasonable standard held to be proper standard for determining legality of searches conducted by public school officials. On March 7, 1980, a teacher at Piscataway High School in Middlesex County, N.J., found two girls smoking in the school lavatory, which was a violation of school code. The teacher took them to the Principles office where they met the Assistant Vice-Principle Theodore Choplick. Under questioning the first girl admitted smoking in the lavatory. The second girl, 14 year old freshman T.L.O., denied that she had smoked in the lavatory....   [tags: Legal Essays]

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New Jersey Pine Barrens

- Plants make up most of the Pine Barrens. For instance, pine trees such as the short needles, pitch pines, jack pines, long needles, yellow pines, and many others make up most of the pine forest in the Pinelands. Other trees include the pine oaks and the cedar trees. Due to the roots of these cedar trees, water in the Pine Barrens appears a brownish red color. This happens because the roots emit pigments of red color into the soil which then runs into the water. Even though the amount of red pigment released is very little, due to the large amount of cedar trees in the Pine forests, the water is affected....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ghost Story of the New Jersey Devil

- The New Jersey Devil The urban legend I chose to write about for this assignment is the story of the Jersey Devil. The Jersey Devil is a creature that was, according to legend, born from a woman in southern New Jersey and it is supposed to have haunted the people of the surrounding area for at least 260 years. The Jersey Devil is known as a creature that mutilates livestock as well as other animals and is said to appear shortly before disasters occur. I was able to listen to two versions of the story surrounding the Jersey Devil while conducting research for this assignment....   [tags: Urban Legends Ghost Stories]

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Ghost Sightings in Monroe, New Jersey

- Ghost Sightings in Monroe, New Jersey The following story was told to me by a nineteen year old man in his dorm room at College on a Saturday afternoon in March. He is from Monroe, New Jersey, and lives with his two parents, his younger brother, his dog Cougar, and his cat affectionately known as Hellspawn. His father works as a contractor, a security guard, and a fire extinguisher inspector, and his mother works at a local garden center. The story was told to him by the main subject, his gym teacher....   [tags: Ghost Stories Urban Legends]

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My Trip To Wildwood, New Jersey

- One of the best vacation spots and most fun are down the shore in Wildwood, New Jersey. Wildwood consists of a boardwalk with tons of rides and fun, a beach with a beautiful ocean, and little summerhouses with ocean-side views. The best attractions though would probably be located on the boardwalk. There are so many things to see and do. Although it’s rather costly, it’s well worth it and it’s a great place for a family to share quality time together. The boardwalk is consisted of shops, arcades, and piers of rides....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Particulate Pollution: Chesapeake Bay in New Jersey

- Particulates are tiny pieces of solid or liquid matter that exist within our atmosphere. Particulates are suspended within our atmosphere as atmospheric aerosol. Particulates can be man made or natural. Sources of Particulates Natural Man Made Volcano Eruptions Burning Fossil Fuels Dust Storms Coal Combustion Forrest/Grassland Fires Vehicles Sea Spray Industrial Processes Living Vegetation Particle pollution is made up of a various number of components including acids, such as nitrates and sulfates, organic chemicals, metals or soils and dust particles....   [tags: Pollution Essays]

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Conservation of Tillmans Ravine and Stokes State Forest in New Jersey

- Conservation of Tillmans Ravine and Stokes State Forest in New Jersey In 1907 the New Jersey Forest and Park Commission purchased 5,432 acres of land in the northwest corner of the state and named it "Stokes State Forest" in honor of Governor Edward Stokes who had 500 acres. Some of the tracts included in the original purchases were acquired for one dollar per acre. subsequent acquisitions have slowly increased the total land area to it's present size of over 17,000 acres. Stokes State Forest is managed as a multi-use forest with the primary functions of protecting the natural resources while serving the public at the same time....   [tags: Papers]

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Narrative Criticism of McPhee

- Narrative Criticism of McPhee "Do not pass go. Do not collect two hundred dollars." We’ve all heard these phrasesfromthe board game Monopoly. Monopoly, however, isn’t merely a game.It wasbased on an actual city. "The Search for Marvin Gardens" tells of Monopoly’s relation to Atlantic City, NJ. In this narrative criticism I will examine several main characteristics of the piece. In doing so, I will try to answer the question, "How has Atlantic City changed due to a greedy, capitalistic attitude?" I believe that this question makes a good connection to thepiece’s description of the changes in the features of the city....   [tags: Monopoly New Jersey Essays]

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Jersey Devil: Real Or Myth?

- Imagine yourself camping in the Pine Barrens. You hear a noise and then see a strange creature lurking in the shadows. Could it be the Jersey Devil. The Legend of the Jersey Devil began in 1735, it was supposedly the thirteenth child of Mrs. Leeds. When she found out she was pregnant with her thirteenth child, she cursed it and said it better be a devil. When it was born, the midwife died of shock and the Devil ate its twelve sibilants, sparing its mother and flew out the chimney (Juliano 1). Another version of the story is that Mrs....   [tags: Urban Legends]

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New Communication Interactivity

- The Australian newspaper was first released by Rupert Murdock on July 15, 1964. Its release instigated a change in the way news, in particular, the printed press, was communicated within Australia. By becoming a national newspaper and attempting to capture a slice of the traditional newspaper markets, The Australian was seeking to express its 'passion for change and improvement.' Http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/sectionindex2/0,5746,About+this+paper^^TEXT,00.html (2002). The Internet has come about through the continued development of new communication technologies....   [tags: Functions of Communication]

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Boss Tweed

- William Marcy Tweed was the most corrupt "American Politician" the state of New York has ever seen. Tweed was known as "Boss Tweed" and he was the first man to be the boss of New York after the ten year struggle. ("American Heritage") The Boss was the leader of a political machine, which was a political organization that controlled enough votes to maintain control over the community. Political machines were able to restructure the city governments; they also resulted in poorer services, corruption and aggravation of the immigrants and minorities....   [tags: History Politics Politicians New York]

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New France

- Location The location of New France was North America. North America was an area colonized by France which stretched from New Foundland to Hudson Bay to the Rocky Mountains all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico. All the territory was divided into 5 different colonies and those colonies were: Canada, Acadia, Hudson Bay, New Foundland(Plaisance), and Louisiana. Why Did Settlers Come to New France. Some settlers came for jobs and others came because either the king was going to give them money....   [tags: New France]

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Artifact Study of an Olympiakos Soccer Jersey

- Artifact Study of an Olympiakos Soccer Jersey Introduction The artifact of appearance I have chosen is a soccer jersey representing Olympiakos, a team in the top Greek league. I acquired this article of clothing during the summer of 1995. Many factors have contributed to my interest in Greek soccer jerseys. These include my Greek heritage, my family's fanaticism with soccer, and the growing popularity of sports jerseys in the, for severe lack of a better term, alternative subculture. In this paper, I will perform an artifact study on this jersey....   [tags: Greece Greek Sports Essays]

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New Meaning in a Brave New World

- New Meaning in a Brave New World The motto of the "Brave New World" was "Community, Identity, and Stability." In the following essay the actual meanings of these terms will be addressed. The term "Community" really did not have the meaning that we are accustomed to hearing and speaking in the modern day and age (1996). Instead it stands for almost a lack of "Community", meaning that there is no choice of where one ranks in the "Community", instead you are assigned even before production (natural birth is non-existent) your place in society and a person could never know what are the differences between being an Alpha or a Gamma....   [tags: Brave New World]

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New Deal

- The New Deal has become famous for creating an "alphabet soup" of government agencies that were referred to by their initials. These agencies worked to accomplish the three main goals of the New Deal: to relieve those suffering from the effects of the Great Depression, recover the depressed the economy, and reform the society so such a crisis would be avoided in the future. Though not all of these agencies proved to be successful, some helped to shape America. The Federal Deposit Insurance Cooperation, proving to be the most effective, provided America with the courage it had lacked since the day of the stock market crash, the courage to trust the banking systems and reinvest their money, bu...   [tags: US American History New Deal]

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A Brave New World is Pending

- A Brave New World is Pending In the March 6 issue of Science News, J. Raloff wrote "If pregnancies early in adulthood reduce a woman's lifelong risk of developing breast cancer, could short-term hormonal treatments that simulate aspects of pregnancy do the same thing. A new study suggest that the answer is yes." Reading that fast-forwarded my imagination to a horrible future, one described in Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World," where women of the future undergo surrogate pregnancies....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Civilization in Brave New World

- Civilization in Brave New World        The dictionary defines civilized as "advanced in social customs, art, and science".  The keyword here is social customs.  A persons idea of what is civilized is relative to his culture.  Through out the history of man, one can see many changes in customs, and customs is what defines our idea of what is civilized.  The word civilized is one of the most relative concepts.        Time and distance are what have shaped our customs for thousands of years.  If we look back throughout history we can see many customs that may seem odd, or even barbaric, to us but were everyday events to these ancient people.  For example, the Aztec conducted sacrific...   [tags: Brave New World]

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Happiness in Brave New World

- Happiness in Brave New World Huxley implies that by abolishing nastiness and mental pain, the brave new worlders have got rid of the most profound and sublime experiences that life can offer as well. Most notably, they have sacrificed a mysterious deeper happiness which is implied, but not stated, to be pharmacologically inaccessible to the utopians. The metaphysical basis of this presumption is obscure. There are hints, too, that some of the utopians may feel an ill-defined sense of dissatisfaction, an intermittent sense that their lives are meaningless....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Education In New Jersey

- Education In New Jersey My early educational experiences help shape the path of my life. Looking forward at this path was like looking into a dark cave. My educational experiences were the torches that light up the cave. These torches allowed me to maneuver around the traps of everyday life. I could have ended up at McDonalds or as some hairy, human byproduct smelling homeless person. The experiences that mostly affected my life happened in these three periods of my life: grade school, junior-high school, and high school....   [tags: Personal Experience Essay]

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New Jersey's Part in the Revolutionary War

- New Jersey played a huge part in the Revolutionary War. During the war George Washington and his army spent almost half the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. From the year 1775 to 1783 New Jersey was a battle field to many important battles. For this reason New Jersey was named the cross roads of the American Revolution. Most battles were fought in southern Jersey in places like Fort Monmouth, Fort Mercer, and Trenton. Many important people made their way through northern Jersey to for example Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and Thomas Paine (“American Revolution”)....   [tags: American Revolution, Revolutionary War, US history]

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Black Bear Population in New Jersey

- Black Bear Population in New Jersey As the world evolves, the number of problems facing it increases with each passing day. The population numbers of many species are rising extensively. Several environmental factors along with scientific factors combine, resulting in over-population. As more buildings, homes, and businesses materialize, natural habitats where animals live are destroyed, leaving certain species intruding in rural areas where they once roamed freely. One particularly example of this problem is the black bear population in New Jersey....   [tags: Papers]

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Description of a Trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey

- Description of a Trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey When deciding on a place for my science trip, I knew the perfect place would be the Liberty Science Center, located in Jersey City, New Jersey. I went there often as a child, so I already knew that there was a great deal to learn there. What I didn?t realize was how much it had been updated since I was there last. There are so many advances going on in science and technology, it?s all so amazing. What surprised me most, is that even at age 19, I still had as much fun there as I did when I was 9....   [tags: Papers]

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The Chesapeak and the New England Area Become One

- ... They did not invest largely in staple plantings, rather than, relied on artisan-industries like carpentry, shipbuilding, and publishing. The Chesapeake and New England attracted distinct kinds of settlers and, by 1700, the community’s differed tremendously. In New England, the community was nearly solely English and white. Devoutly devout families, encompassing Puritans, Quakers, and Catholics made up a large percentage of the community. In the Chesapeake, however, the community was a majority black-slaves with the boom in the tobacco commerce plantation proprietors relied on the labor slaves provided....   [tags: colonies, anglican, society]

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The Woodstock Music Festival

- Woodstock was a three day music festival famously known for “peace and music” it happened August 15 to August 18, 1969 It was held at a 600 acre farm Bethel, New York in the Catskill Mountains. The festival created massive traffic jams and extreme shortages of food, water, and medical and sanitary facilities, it is still known today to be one of the biggest concerts in history. Woodstock drew 400,000 young people including a man named TJ Eck who was 28 at the time and had a thrive for music, Woodstock was the perfect place for him....   [tags: bethel new york, traffic, commuters]

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Moving to a New School

- Have you ever felt uncomfortable, scared, nervous, and confused. Well new students feel this way whenever they move to a new school. They have no idea if they'll make friends or if anyone would like them. But with the ambassador program new students will right away feel comfortable in their new surroundings, able to learn a new language and know their way around our school faster than someone who's been there for three years. If we had this program, they just might make a friend right away. Feeling comfortable and feeling safe in your new surroundings is something everyone especially when you're new in a school....   [tags: New Student]

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The Financial Crisis Of New Jersey

- The 2008 financial crisis gave birth to one of the most significant economic periods in the history of the United States, The Great Recession. People coast to coast found themselves buried so deeply by financial ruin that foreclosing on homes, ditching costly health insurance, and filing for bankruptcy became the societal norm. The country had become a house-less and jobless nation in the blink of an eye. In less than a year, the national unemployment rate had nearly doubled and left economists painting a grim future....   [tags: Unemployment, Employment, Cory Booker, New Jersey]

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Motion Picture Palace : New Jersey City Loews

- I chose to talk about a Motion Picture Palace in New Jersey because it is my father’s hometown and it has a significant meaning to my family and me. The name of the Motion Picture Palace I chose is the “Jersey City Loews.” This theater is located in Jersey City, New Jersey, in a well-known business district, residential area, and transportation center, which is also a popular entertainment and shopping area called “Jersey Square.” This theater was inspired by the Baroque/Rococo era style and was designed by the architectural firm Rapp and Rapp....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Secaucus, New Jersey]

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West Orange, New Jersey, United States

- West Orange is a suburban township that’s located in central Essex County, New Jersey, United States. The district of West Orange is highly involved with the community, the safety of the citizens involved and try to interact with them as in activities too. Many residents/citizens move from different townships into West Orange because it’s considered as a safe environment especially, for good school standards for children. As in, when someone asks, “In what city do you live in?” and your response would be West Orange....   [tags: Crime, Police, Criminology, New Jersey]

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Personal Statement : New Jersey And Mr. K

- When I first looked at this final assignment, I immediately thought of a few friends that might be able to help me out completing this final assignment. I was completely incorrect and surprised at the same time. I did not think my friends would say no to me. I’m guessing that my friends didn’t want to share their childhood experiences with me or no one and I totally respect that. Honestly, I didn’t know what to do next. So I went to my parents’ house one evening to ask them if they know anyone from a different ethnicity or culture that I can interview him or her for a school assignment....   [tags: Family, United States, New Jersey, Time]

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The New Jersey Plan for the Constitution

- For five years after Revolutionary war each state basically governed themselves. Although there was national government in place, it held little power over the states. It soon became apparent that the Articles of Confederation needed to be readdressed to combat the increasing problems that were brewing in the country. The first attempt to redress was dismissed by many of the states. Nevertheless, a second attempt produced results with twelve of the states sending delegates to redress the Articles of Confederation....   [tags: Equal Representation, Supremacy]

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The New Jersey Police Department

- Introduction This purpose of this paper is to interview a former Sergeant (Sgt) in the New Jersey police department, James Garber, to determine his thoughts on the current state of the criminal justice system. During this interview, Sgt Garber was asked several questions regard the current state of the criminal justice system; specifically, in what ways is the system working, in what ways is the system failing, and what direction he sees the justice system going. As part of this, he explains why he feels this way about the justice system, to include specific examples to support his belief....   [tags: Criminal justice, Prison, Crime, Law]

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The New Jersey State Government

- James Robertson is 54 years old, married with two children and lives in North Brunswick Township in Middlesex County, Central New Jersey. James has lived in North Brunswick Township for over 15 years, which is a suburban town that has a population estimate of 42,000 residents where 50% of the people are Caucasians (CityMelt, n.d). The average age group is 41 years old and the median household income is $60,000 (CityMelt, n.d). James works as a manager for the New Jersey State Government and earns a good salary that includes employee benefits, such as healthcare insurance....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy, Radiation therapy]

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The State Of New Jersey

- The town of Hillsborough in the state of New Jersey resides in District 7, under the elected guidance of Congressional representative, Leonard Lance, from the Republican Party. Leonard Lance was first elected in November 2008, to the U.S. House of Representatives. He is now serving his fourth term representing New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District. Prior to being a Congressional Representative, Mr. Lance served as a member of the New Jersey State Senate from 2002 to 2008. In 2009 he was appointed to the House Financial Services Committee....   [tags: United States Congress]

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Anthony Is A Resident Of New Jersey

- Anthony is a resident of New Jersey, who owns a waste disposal company in New Jersey. Anthony wants to expand his business to New York State and has found a company in Queens who would like to partner with his company. Anthony has a meeting with the company to discuss a joint venture between the two companies. On the day of the meeting Anthony leaves New Jersey with two other employees in a company car, an SUV Porsche, heading towards to New York state as Anthony is in the county of Queens at a traffic light a truck driver carrying fireworks is going over the speed limit that cannot come to a complete stop in time, whereby rear-ending Anthony’s car and caused injuries to both employees and...   [tags: Contract, Supreme Court of the United States]

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Community School At New Jersey

- Unique. Unique is the best word that can describe Eastampton Community School. Located in Burlington County, New Jersey, Eastampton is a small town with a population of about 6,000 residences. What makes Eastampton such a desirable place to reside is its location to the military base. Home prices in conjunction with the property taxes are reasonable. In 2015, the general tax rate was 3.005. The average home assessed value averaged $220,000 with a school tax rate of 1.224. This small town contains a one building school that serves over 600 students in grades kindergarten through 8th grade....   [tags: Education, High school, Special education]

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My Life Of The New Jersey

- One thing I have always wondered is, why is it when a Mother chooses to leave the work place for a few years to dedicate more time to her children and home, going back into the work place is harder. What does an interviewer think in those moments when looking down at the resume of a Mom and sees there is a gap in work history. Does something happen within those 4 years that a Mom loses the ability to impress. Some even have degrees and exceptional qualifications. When I was living in the New Jersey I was a single, working mother....   [tags: Mother, Family, Father, Thought]

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The Case : The State Of New Jersey

- The Plaintiff in the case is the state of New Jersey. In a criminal case in NJ, the plaintiff if always the state, The mens rea in the law the defendant is with violating his “Purpose to prevent or disrupt a lawful meeting...”. The Actus Reus in the law the defendant is charged with violating is “does an act tending to obstruct or interfere with it physically”. From the facts given in the article, I think the State can not prove mens rea. His purpose was not to disrupt a lawful meeting. In the article it states that the Defendant (Sanders) was standing in the back, and using a small hand held camera to video record the meeting....   [tags: Criminal law, Law, Crime, Police]

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The Constitutional Convention Simulation : New Jersey

- In our constitutional convention simulation, I played the role of a representative from New Jersey. New Jersey had a wide range of goals, but by far the most important was equal representation for the states in the federal government. New Jersey, at the time, had a population of only about 175,000 people, which, while not the smallest state, meant that they would have minimal representation in a population based legislature. In order to keep states like Virginia from completely taking over, New Jersey wanted each state to have an equal number of representatives in congress....   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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New Jersey Police Enforcement And The Community

- Writing Assignment Number 3 With violent protests surrounding innocent killings by acquitted police officers, erupting throughout the United States, it seems as though there are major flaws in our justice system. In my opinion, today, Police Departments are definitely in a crisis. This crisis did not just begin, however, but it has been evolving over many years. Ultimately, this crisis stems from law enforcement believing their only job is to “protect,” and they are willing to do just that, by any means necessary....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Police brutality]

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Sex Crimes And The New Jersey Senate

- Actually, the tilting of justice in favor of criminals with regard to sex offenses began in 1948 when legal experts rallied behind Kinsey, using his “expertise” to mount efforts to change the law to correspond with his worldview.166 Four books analyzing the 804 page book called for fundamental social and legal changes based upon its findings within months of the Male 1948 publication.167 By early 1949 Kinsey was meeting with leaders in politics and academia and testifying before legislative commissions helping to overhaul laws regulating sex offense crimes.168 By March 10, 1949, the New Jersey Senate created a commission to study sex crimes and Kinsey was their key expert....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sex offender]

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New Jersey 's Groundwater Management Act

- Groundwater Management Act New Jersey does not have a groundwater management act. New Jersey’s groundwater management activities are regulated by the Water Supply Management Act, which deals with various surface water and groundwater supply issues. A separate act on groundwater management can be formulated for New Jersey, which will provide step by step guidelines and a definite timeline to achieve sustainable management for New Jersey groundwater resources. Improve Sustainable Groundwater Management New Jersey’s groundwater management can be improved by several actions: 1) Identifying groundwater management areas throughout the state....   [tags: Water, Groundwater, Hydrology, Water resources]

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Criminal Crime And The New Jersey Court System

- When examining bail within the New Jersey Court System, specifically what determines the amount of bail that can be imposed on an offender, several key variables are taken into consideration. Two of the principal criteria are the nature of crime committed and its corresponding severity or degree classification. In addition, other factors include: the offender’s past criminal history, reputation, risk of flight, length of ties to the community and several others. Yet, despite all of the components that factor into bail consideration, the New Jersey Judiciary Statewide Bail Schedule ultimately governs the amount of bail which can be imposed on an offender....   [tags: Crime, Police, Bail, Arrest]

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Summary Of ' New Jersey : Barricade Books Inc.

- J’van Maharaj Arons, Ron. The Jews of Sing Sing. New Jersey: Barricade Books Inc. June 1st, 2008 Aron’s, Ron mission behind this literature was to give insight on the Jewish individuals’ committing criminal activity, “The Jews of Sing Sing” represents Jewish crime in New York City, and also in deeper detail crimes that were committed by the Jews. In addition it shows how the criminals contradicted what Jewish people are taught in their belief. Arons took a step further by gathering facts on the Jews that were incarcerated in Sing Sing, which is a prison located in upstate New York....   [tags: Crime, Gang, Melting pot, Jews]

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Case Study : New Jersey, Dr. Jeffrey Brenner

- In Camden, New Jersey, Dr. Jeffrey Brenner is pioneering efforts to improve healthcare delivery through medical “hotspotting” (Doctor Hotspot, 2011), the geographical mapping of patient healthcare costs using computational statistics (Gawande, 2011). Medical hotspotting enables communities to identify residents receiving the worst health care by identifying hotspots of high medical costs and frequent emergency room visits (Gawande, 2011). As with all macro level change, Dr. Brenner pursued his goal of improving health care through a process of planning....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Medicine]

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Cyberbullying: Comparing Bullying Laws in Minnesota and New Jersey

- Cyberbullying has become a new and growing problem within today’s society (Hanel, Trolley 33). On May 9th, 2007, the Minnesota State Legislature first amended the original bullying law from 2005 in attempt to strengthening it (Minnesota State Legislature, “Approved 2005”, “Amended 2007”). As stated on a report by the United States Department of Education, Minnesota has one of the weakest bullying laws in the nation (United States Department of Education, “Analysis”). Bully Police graded Minnesota’s law as a C-, the lowest grade of all bullying laws currently regulated in the U.S....   [tags: Cyberbullying]

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New Jersey City University Kerlos E Amir

- New Jersey City University Kerlos E Amir English Composition I Feb 20th 2013 Moment of enlightenment Change over time is a steady characteristic of life beginning from the genesis till this instant. There is no doubt that for a psychological change in someone’s life to occur and to have a real effect on the way I think and behave, there should be an accumulation of what we call moments of change. A moment of change is simply a situation that stimulates the mind to start shifting or changing an idea, a belief, or a way of perception or evaluation of situations that may happen after....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Cognition, Thought]

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Personal Narrative : New Jersey All My Life

- I have lived in Teaneck, New Jersey all my life. I’ve been surrounded by many of the same people for the past 18 years. The people who know me well would describe me as kind and creative. The first quality people that don’t know me well would say that I am quiet. That is not who I am and that is definitely not how I want to be remembered. I consider myself as kind, open minded, and intelligent. I don 't think of myself as quite. I want to be heard. I want to have a voice. I want to be remembered for the good acts that I do and the impact that I have on people 's lives....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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The Practice Of Medicine At The Cancer Institute Of New Jersey

- As physicians, we are foundations for our patients. We become sources of strength and emotional security for them, in trying times. We do more than fix others back to health (spotting signs of illness, giving diagnoses, drugs or treatment). We must understand the concerns of those we help and be there for our patients—through pain and sorrow. ================ In short, the practice of medicine requires we become always better caregivers—and always better people, in turn. This is what my experiences in shadowing and volunteering have taught me—and it is a truth I take to heart....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Medicine, Illness]

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Summary of the Policies and Practices of New Jersey's Use of Force Policy

- ... The state’s policy was revised to explicitly address two subjects. The first issue addressed the act of officers shooting at moving vehicles. This was in response to two controversial shootings that occurred in 1998. Both incidents involved officers firing on moving vehicles after they engaged in high-speed chases for traffic violations. Use of force is not authorized for moving vehicles unless the officer 'reasonably believes: (1) there exists an imminent danger of death or serious bodily harm to the officer or another person; and (2) no other means are available at that time to avert or eliminate the danger' (Halbfinger, 2000)....   [tags: police and law enforcement]

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Designing A Lesson Plan For The State Of New Jersey 's Student Learning Standards

- For this artifact that addresses NJPTS #7, I had to design and plan a lesson that is both appropriate for the content area and grade I wish to teach and in compliance with the state of New Jersey’s Student Learning Standards. Furthermore, the lesson plan had to follows Madeline Cheek Hunter’s lesson planning model, which includes the major components of: grade level/subject/topic, objective(s), standard(s), materials, teaching process (including prerequisite skills/knowledge, anticipatory set, input and modeling, and student practice and checking for understanding), and closure (including lesson wrap up and culminating activity)....   [tags: Teacher, Lesson plan, Education, School]

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U-Factor ratings and Replacement Window Renewal by Andersen New Jersey Showroom

- ... The U-factor only rates non-solar heat transfer. As part of our commitment to offer the best replacement window products available on the market, we build in features and characteristics that control heat transfer. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey windows have many characteristics that ensure lower u-factor ratings. Operable windows, like awning and casement styles, that open and close have special weather-stripping designed to seal tightly to prevent air leakage. Dual-pane windows use optimal interior spacing; reducing heat transfer....   [tags: Frames, Solar Heat, Insulation]

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License and Allowance of Hemp Production in New Jersey: A Benefit to All

- It is my belief that the state of New Jersey should license and allow the cultivation of industrial hemp. Further, I believe that the state legislature should join the fight to lift the federal ban on hemp production in the United States. For the state and US economy, hemp could be a tremendously valuable cash crop, and have a very positive effect on the environment. First and foremost, hemp production would result in instant job creation; after all, any crop must be grown, harvested, transported and processed before it even comes close to being available to the consumer....   [tags: industrial hemp, cash crop, federal law]

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The Unique Soil Composition Of New Jersey 's Pine Barrens

- The unique soil composition of New Jersey’s Pine Barrens, which is about 85% sand, allows the formation of an even more distinctive feature – a large aquifer underneath much of the pinelands. Aquifers are ground water reservoirs formed when rock allows water to flow to underground areas below the water table. The area below the water table is then saturated with water forming an aquifer (Perlman 2016). The porous nature of the soil composition in the Pine Barrens allows water to be soaked up into the aquifer more efficiently....   [tags: Water, Groundwater, Hydrology, PH]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Five Finger Discount '

- what would you think about if all your family members were criminals back in the 1970s what would you do. Most people would be in insecure about talking about their personal life stories or would not discuss anything about family because they might feel ashamed about what their families have done the wrong decisions in the past. Therefore, I’m talking about Helene Stapinski who wrote a book called Five Finger Discount that has a lot of emotions in this book such as depressing, frightful that would really describe the book....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Jersey City, New Jersey]

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John F. Kennedy 's Major Hub Airports

- John F. Kennedy (JFK) International in New York City is one of JetBlue Airways’ major hub airports. It is also located in one of the busiest and most complex airspaces in the United States. Along with JFK International, La Guardia Airport and Newark International fall under the jurisdiction of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). The PANYNJ is also the governing authority for all rail, ship and vehicle transport within the New York – New Jersey metropolitan area that consists of 18.1 million people (PANYNJ, 2014)....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey]

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The Battle Of New York Harbor

- Governor’s Island is located at the southern tip of Manhattan, at the meeting of the Hudson and East Rivers in New York Harbor. The island is significant for its role as a main factor in the defense system of New York Harbor. The island contains fortifications from an important period of American military construction such as the Caste Williams and Fort Jay. These fortifications were among the best examples of defensive structures. The island also served as a major military post and a costal guard station....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New Jersey, New York]

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Designing Your Own Home Windows

- Designing your own home windows is an exciting process. Customizing replacement windows for your New Jersey or New York Metropolitan home is a journey with many steps and many different phases. The key to streamlining your experience is preparing for the journey with a specific goal in mind – whether that is to enhance security and energy-efficiency, or achieve a particular visual appearance, or a combination of both. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro suggests you approach this project the way professional renovation experts tackle the process, with precision, the right tools and the right replacement window people on the job....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, New York]

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Continuum Of Care For A Network Of Healthcare

- Continuum of Care inheres to a network of care providers that are aligned and collaboratively work together as a team to manage care for a patient through all settings of care within a timely, effective manner by reducing waste, cost, variation, and duplication while promoting effective outcomes (Dunn, June 20, 2013). When healthcare services are structurally integrated, care is easily managed across the continuum and is most successfully (Dunn, June 20, 2013). Also, the developing and following of an effective transitional care plan plays a significant role in how patients go from one care setting to the other while receiving safe, patient-centered, and quality care that is efficient with g...   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, New Jersey, Chemotherapy]

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Web Analytics And The Internet Age

- At the very beginning of the internet age in the early 1990’s, web analytics was only available to a few, large organizations that could sufficiently invest in its effective implementation. Small businesses were left in the dark in gaining insights about their website. The only viable option was to survey customers through the mail or in-person to evaluate whether they visit the site, when they visit the site, for how long they visit the page, and any recommendations that they had for website improvements....   [tags: Small business, Business, New Jersey]

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Justice Served in Lufthansa Heist

- Justice was served after 36 years when the FBI finally tracked down the masterminds behind the biggest bank robbery in New York's history, the Lufthansa Heist. The FBI believes that this is a lesson to be learned for the thousands of criminals today. No matter how long, even decades, like the Lufthansa Heist, you will be found and your time will be served. Even though the mobsters were captured, the man who thought of the entire scheme, James Burke, still carried out plans to continue their "business" in recent months of the year....   [tags: crime, money, new jersey]

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Adaptation Of The United States

- The United States is a country where everyone dreams of coming. It is the "land of opportunities", as they say. The first time when one leaves the home country, there is a feeling of excitement, hope, and sadness with lots of worries and questions in mind. The thought that life will be a lot better than what was before, is only a hope. Life is only starting from the very beginning with no experience. You will be born again and start to learn how to walk. You will go through tough times at first....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Broadway theatre]

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German Immigrants During The 19th Century

- In Germany in 1848, the revolution which was started to create a new Germany by ending aristocratic rule was crushed by opposition forces. Socialists, liberals, students, and members of the military had to flee for their lives. German refugees soon sailed to America to escape retribution. In the late 1840s and early 1850s, many of them arrived in Newark. Like the Irish immigrants who had come before them, Germans were needed for their manpower, but they were not welcome. German immigrants were in general, deeply religious, very vocal, and literate....   [tags: Immigration, Spain, German language, New Jersey]

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My Favorite Athlete Will Forever

- 1. I LOVE to cook: grill, roast, bake, smoke, you name it, I want to do more of it. 2. I enjoy the outdoors — hiking, camping and building fires— all stemming from my days and nights in the Boy Scouts. 3. Two years ago, I hit 2 hole in ones in the same round of golf. It was incredible and it will probably never happen again (I really hope it does though). 4. My favorite athlete will forever and always be Derek Jeter: class, grace under pressure, a through and through winner. GO YANKEES. 5. I was the last among my group of friends to get high-speed internet....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Green Bay Packers]

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What Makes A Person Successful?

- What is success. And what makes a person successful. I don’t exactly know, but what I do know is that everyone has their own way of describing success and that it has no limit. We all go through things in life that gives us the inner thought of I want to become successful. Success to you might mean wealth and success to your peer might be owning a home. I’ve learned through life experiences that success would come to oneself by working hard. I come from a very unwealthy family. Both my parents have worked very hard since they came to this country....   [tags: High school, College, Paterson, New Jersey]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Ashes Of Soldiers ' By Walter Whitman

- Throughout Ashes of Soldiers by Walter Whitman, Whitman uses a multitude of different words that help create a feeling of regret for the dead soldiers of the Civil War. Walter Whitman’s syntax and diction throughout Ashes of Soldiers accentuates the feeling of sympathy and loss, versus Whitman’s typical yearning for sexual pleasure, captures the feelings of a country overturned by war. Walter Whitman served as a nurse during the Civil War and the experience of seeing so many men with rotting, sweltering flesh created a mentality for the soldiers that was separate from his views of other men....   [tags: Poetry, Stanza, Civil war, New Jersey]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Crossing Brooklyn Ferry '

- It has been said many a times how New York is a magical, wondrous, fantastical land of dreams. Many believe this statement and it is one of the main reasons why New York City is one of the most visited places in America. Countless events have happened in New York that aided its reputation as a great place to be. And New York is a great place to be, come and visit the sights and feel the pullulating streets, however, it does not seem to be a great place to stay. According to Walt Whitman’s “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry,” New York is a wonderful place to be, and according to Joan Didion’s “Goodbye To All That” New York is a bad place to stay....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Brooklyn, Walt Whitman]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Crossing Brooklyn Ferry '

- Walt Whitman’s poem “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” gives a light euphonious feel and reveals all the passion Whitman receives from being in such a grand city overflowing with expectations. The third part of the poem talks about the unity of the people of New York, how they all experience the same experiences. The piece is filled with a lot of positive words that impact the view of the person reading the poem. The start of the excerpt from the poem, “It avails not, time nor place” speaks of how neither time nor place can aid in the separation of New Yorkers....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Brooklyn, United States]

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Jersey Mike 's Company Culture

- Jersey Mike’s is a restaurant chain that serves submarine sandwiches across the nation. According to Jersey Mike’s website, the organization’s mission is to continue to provide authentic, quality food with friendly service (History). Each franchisee has an owner and approximately 15 employees. In addition, each store also has a manager who works and trains under the franchise owner. At the Lee’s Summit, Missouri store, Kirk is the store manager and receives a stake of the company’s profit. Furthermore, since Jersey Mike’s has over 1,500 locations, the company appoints area director’s to oversee stores and act as a middle man between local owners and corporate....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Management, Sociology]

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History of New Netherlands

- The people of New Netherland are often thought to be Dutch, mainly due to the colony being founded by the West India Company which was governed by the Dutch. However, this area, which became New York in 1664 after being seized by England, was home to a diverse population of European immigrants. These settlers came from Holland, Sweden, France, Germany, and other surrounding areas. I wanted to learn more about this distinct group of people than Roark mentioned in our textbook, so I visited a website found at http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/albany/nnd.html to discover more....   [tags: people, dutch, new york]

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The New York Crystal Palace

- Karolina’s cousin’s little boy was excited to be able to see the sights in New York City and had convinced his parents to stay for a few days before they returned to Ohio. Karolina and her family were exhausted and famished from their long ocean voyage when they heard their plans and were only too happy to indulge the boy while they gained their strength back resting in the hotel. Karolina, her family, and her cousin’s family toured the city in a carriage rented by their cousin. They also traveled to the grounds of the “Exposition of the Industry of all Nations”, scheduled to open in New York City later that summer of 1853....   [tags: New York City, United States]

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The New England, Middle, And Southern Colonies

- The Social, Ethnic, and Economic Differences among the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies The original thirteen colonies, established in the 1600’s, shaped the course for the unique, unified and diverse America that we live in today. The thirteen colonies were initially diversified by being placed into three different groups according to their location. The three groups were as follows: the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies. The New England colonies were Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island....   [tags: Thirteen Colonies, New England Colonies]

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The New England, Middle, And Southern Colonies

- Sarbjit Kaur History 17 A Essay question Q 1. The American colonies were divided into three distinct regions and these regions were different from each other in their origins, populations, economics and agriculture, religious makeup, and connection to England .write an essay comparing and contrasting the New England, middle, and southern colonies with specific examples. The American colonies new England ,middle and southern colonies were very similar but different.The New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies grew differently over the period on 1619-1760....   [tags: Thirteen Colonies, New England Colonies]

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New York : City Of The United States

- New York is most famous and highly crowded city of the United States. New York has so many men made creatures which you will not able to see anywhere else in the United States. It starts with 102 story Empire State building, 24 hrs open Time Square, Number of museums, amazing Brooklyn bridge which connects Manhattan and Brooklyn and can 't complete without magnificent sculpture of the US is the Statue of Liberty. How to get there By flight There are three airports near by city. John F Kennedy International airport and Newark Liberty International airport and all are offering both domestic and international flights....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Empire State Building]

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Urban Legends

- According to Brunvard, urban legends can tell us a lot about the society in which we live. Brunvard explains that these stories are an indication of our own fears and issues, and by implanting them into stories, we give voice to them. For example, “The Boyfriend’s Death” tells the story of a young couple who had gone to the woods in the boy’s car, and they were making out. The boy then left the girl alone in the car and promised he would return but never did. She later saw his body hanging from a tree....   [tags: Brunvard, The Boyfriend's Death, The Jersey Devil]

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The New Suffragists

- The battle for suffrage was a long and slow process. Many women tried to initiate the fight for suffrage, like Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. “These were the New Suffragists: women who were better educated, more career-oriented, younger, less apt to be married and more cosmopolitan than their previous generation.” (pg 17) Eventually, in 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified; allowing women to vote, but it was not any one person or event that achieved this great feat. It was the confluence of certain necessary factors, the picketing and parades led by Alice Paul, militaristic suffrage parties and the influence of the media that caused the suffrage amendment to be passed and ratified in 1920....   [tags: Women's suffrage, woman suffrage]

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The Civil War : A New World

- After discovering a New World, colonists decided to come to America for various reasons. These different intentions caused separations between colonies regionally. Moreover, these regional conflicts sparked discontent between the North and the South resulting in the Civil War. Likewise, the social, economic and political unjust of the states contained variables that influenced the Civil War. The Civil War was a war between Northern and Southern states as a result of major differences and opposing views....   [tags: United States, American Civil War]

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The City University Of New York

- The City University of New York System was founded in 1847 as a way to provide an affordable education to student throughout the city 's five boroughs, and eventually resulted in the formation of 24 separate institutions of higher education. Among those 24 institutions are community colleges, graduate institutes, traditional universities, and undergraduate colleges. The City College of New York is considered the "senior college" of the City University of New York university system. This allows CCNY to issue traditional B.S....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education]

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The New World Of The Colonial America

- In general, the time during the Colonial America were very interested, a lot of great famous people achieve their success during these period. The famous Marco Polo and Christopher Columbus started their adventures voyage in search for a new trade route from the West to the East to increase the trade markets. Therefore, the New World call America was discover and the major countries wanted to stake their claim to parts of the new world. The Europeans countries such as Spanish, Portugal, France and England supported expeditions for voyages to the New World in to increase their wealth and broadened their influence in world affairs (Colonial America, “n.d.”)....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Walt Whitman And The New York

- May 31, 1819, Walt Whitman was born to Walter Whitman and Louisa Van Velsor. Walt was the second son of nine children who lived in New York in the 1820’s and 1830’s. Between 1825 and 1830 Walt attended public school in Brooklyn while his family moved often within the city. At twelve Walt began to learn the trade of printing to then begin loving the written word. Whitman worked as a printer until the age of seventeen when a fire destroyed where he worked. In 1836 he began working as a school teacher in Long Island until 1841 when he became a full-time journalist....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, United States]

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A New Weapon of Devastation

- “Suddenly, there was an enormous flash of light, the brightest light I have ever seen or that I think anyone has ever seen. It blasted; it pounced; it bored its way into you. It was a sight which was seen with more than the eye. It was seen to last forever. You would wish it would stop; altogether it lasted about two seconds.” (Isaac) The decision to employ atomic weapons against Japan remains a controversial chapter in American history. Even before the new President Harry S. Truman finalized his decision to use the bombs, members of the President’s inner circle grappled with the specifics of the decision to drop the new weapon, including those who were the backbones of the Manhattan pro...   [tags: atomic, bomb, weapon, power, project]

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