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Does History Repeat Itself?

- ... But with keeping their religion came consequences. The Christians had to pay a higher tax than the muslims. The Christians were not given equal rights, and had very little political rights. Although being given harder obstacles than muslims, the Armenians strived. They were wealthier and more successful than the muslims. As a result, the Ottomans began to resent the Armenians and also became suspicious. They believed that if it came down to it, the Armenians would help out another Christian nation, rather than helping out the Ottomans....   [tags: genocide, ottoman empire, darfur]

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Repeat Entrepreneurs

- Introduction This paper will examine whether repeat entrepreneurs search for opportunities differently than entrepreneurs who found only one company. Before examining the case for or against this theory, a brief discussion what makes up an entrepreneur opens this paper. From there it moves into a brief discussion of Howard Stevenson and his importance within the field of study of entrepreneurism. Then the focus turns to a case for or against whether repeat entrepreneurs search for opportunities differently than entrepreneurs who found only one company....   [tags: founding multiple companies, business]

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Female And Female Personnel With Repeat Infection

- Among the 720 women and 1,729 men personnel with an initial gonorrhoea infection over the 7-year period, there were 842 and 2,218 repeat infections, respectively. Incidence rates were higher for men than women, but for both genders, the burden of repeat gonorrhoea infection is high in the U.S. Army. This study, along with the recent work of Owings et al. (2016), are the first studies to report the burden of repeat gonorrhoea infection in the U.S. military. Although Owings et al. (2016) failed to provide an explanation on the high rate of repeat infection; it is hypothesised that this may be related to increases in exposure risks and subsequently, an increased risk for reinfection....   [tags: United States Army, Soldier, Army, Epidemiology]

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Prison Overcrowding And The Incarceration Of Repeat Offenders

- Prison overcrowding is one crucial issue that has affected very many countries, including the United States of America. It basically occurs when the available prison space is limited in relation to the demand for more prison space. This occurs due to the increase in the people who are convicted compared to the capacity of the prisons available in a given jurisdiction. Research shows that one in every one hundred American adults are detained. This number grows overtime and it reaches a point that the space cannot contain it no more....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Crime, Penology]

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Three Strikes: Harsher Sentencing of Repeat Felony Offender

- Between 1993 and 1995, twenty four states enacted three strikes sentencing policy which calls for much harsher sentencing of repeat felony offender. Most sentences for these repeat offender called for a minimum punishment of a life sentence with possibility of release until twenty five years have been served (1 Marvell, Moody 89). These laws where created to target and punish what lawmakers believed to be the small percentage of criminals that where committing the majority of serious crimes such as murder, rape, kidnaping, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, and sexual abuse....   [tags: felony, justice, sentencing]

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How Three Strikes Laws For Repeat Criminal Offenders

- On an everyday basis, how three strikes law is affecting people in New Mexico. Three Strikes law is one of the most modernized laws in the criminal justice system of the United States, where it has been created in the efforts to reduce and prevent crimes in the states especially for require sentencing laws for repeat criminal offenders. In 2003, there are more than half of the states in the United States has adopted the three strikes law; in addition, law is raised when criminals have committed their third felonies....   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Criminology]

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Tougher Incarceration Sentences Deter Repeat Offending For Women

- Methodology Women go to prison for many things and their sentences are determined on what crime they committed. They could get a couple of months sentence for trespassing on someone 's property or they could get several years if they committed a homicide. The research question that is wanted to be answered in this research project is: would longer and tougher incarceration sentences deter repeat offending for women. Participants The population for this study is defined as the number of women who have been to prison, have gotten out, and then had either offended again or had not offended again during the time of this sampling....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Research, Validity]

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The Three Strikes Law Repeat Felony Offenders Penalties

- The Initiative I have chosen to talk about is the Three Strikes Law Repeat Felony Offenders Penalties, Proposition 36. This proposition was introduced on the November 6, 2012 ballot as an initiated state stature, where it was approved with a 69.30% standing in the state of CA. This proposition was set up to modify the elements in California’s “Three Strikes” Law, which was approved by the state’s voters in 1994 through proposition 184. There are 24 other states that have some form of the Three Strike type law in effect as of today....   [tags: proposition 36, sentences, offence]

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why parrot repeat

- Why Parrots Repeat A long, long time ago before human even roamed the earth animals here alone. There were all different types of them, from big to small, fat to skinny and brave to cowardly. There were also groups of animals, based upon there personalities just like us today. The way that you look made no difference, just the way you acted. For example, the lions were very brave and loyal and the turtles were cowardly and shy. Then there were the parrots. They were also like the turtles because they were cowardly but not shy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Chemical Castration for Repeat Sex Offenders

- Chemical Castration for Repeat Sex Offenders Child molestation and sexual assault is an ever growing problem in the United States today, but an even bigger problem is that these pedophiles are being released after only serving as little as one quarter of their sentence. In California alone (at the time the bill was first passed), there was an estimated 680 individuals on parole for molestation and other sexual assaults including sodomy by force with a victim under the age of thirteen as well as child molestation with foreign objects....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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Removing Criminals from the Streets: Three Strikes Laws

- In the wake of the “get tough on crime movement,” several states have adopted extremely stringent sentencing requirements for repeat offenders. Local, state, and federal leaders claim that these laws help prevent crime through deterrence while removing potential dangerous offenders from the streets. While this removes deviants from the streets, it also may result in disproportionate punishment for an otherwise minor crime. This paper seeks to analyze the three strikes law and determine its effectiveness in recidivism and new crimes (Eastvedt, 2008)....   [tags: crime movement, repeat offenders]

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Those Who Fail to Learn From History are Doomed to Repeat It

- Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Layoffs, stock market meltdowns, foreclosures were the buzzwords of the day in the 1930's and are now our everyday realities. The 1930's were one of the most difficult periods in American history. Millions suffered hardships and lost almost everything they owned. In 1932, when Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) took the presidential oath of office, the nation's banking, credit, and industrial systems were in a state of collapse. President Roosevelt proposed a “New Deal”, that if successful, would effectively stabilize the economy and end the country's depression....   [tags: Economics]

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We MUST Keep Repeat Offenders in Jail

- We MUST Keep Repeat Offenders in Jail      Why do killers, rapists, and child molesters go free. A large portion of early release prisoners commit serious crimes after being released. In fact, "in a three year follow-up of 108,850 state prisoners released in 1983 from institutions in 11 states, within three years sixty percent of violent crime offenders were re-arrested. More than half of those charged with violent crimes were discharged within two years."(from Truth In Sentencing by James Wooton)....   [tags: Sentencing Argument Argumentative]

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The Use of Capital Punishment to Eliminate Repeat Offenders

- The Use of Capital Punishment to Eliminate Repeat Offenders Capital punishment is the only way to eliminate repeat offenders, to deter potential murderers and is the ultimate retribution. “When I think of all the sweet, innocent people who suffer extreme pain and who die every day in this country, then the outpouring of sympathy for cold-blooded killers enrages me. Where is your sympathy for the good, the kind and the innocent. This fixation on murderers is a sickness, a putrefaction of the soul....   [tags: Papers]

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History Can Repeat Itself: Solving the Foreclosure Crisis

- The phrase “history repeats itself” is typically referenced with a negative connotation; but why can’t the positive decisions made in history also be repeated. If the bad repeats, why not the good. In the 1930s, when President Franklin Roosevelt took office after the Depression, he began instituting new programs under the name of the “New Deal”. These programs, nicknamed “Alphabet Soup” helped create jobs, expand the American economy and pull the country out of the despair into which it had fallen....   [tags: Foreclosures, ]

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The Disparity In Sentencing Amongst Minorities In Prison

- Although some say the high disparity of minority to white prison sentences is due to repeat offenses by second and third time offenders, the disparity in the population between black and white Americans in the U.S. doesn't support the fact there are more minorities than whites in American prisons. The make- up of judges, juries and law enforcement officials in the judicial system are a factor. The high disparity amongst minorities in prison is due to the societal issues such as racial discrimination, racial inequality of lawmakers in the court system, and presumptive sentencing guidelines....   [tags: Prison Sentences, Repeat Offenses, Jail Time]

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD for short, has affected numerous people; one being Jeff Bell, the author of the book Rewind, Replay, Repeat: A memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. This book has much insight on OCD and touches many interesting facts that some people would never know prior to reading. Rewind, Replay, Repeat is a book written from the author, Jeff Bell’s, point of view. The book is a reflection of Bell’s life and how he has coped while living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder....   [tags: Rewind, Replay, Repeat]

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Recidivism or Repeat Offendors of Crime is Too High

- Recidivism is the synonym for relapse. It is the act of a person repeating a crime after they have either experienced negative consequences from the offense, or after they have been treated for the crime. Recidivism is an important factor when it comes to the following community based correction vocabulary terms: Incapacitation, which is the prevention of crime by removing the offender from society, specific deterrence, the term used when a sanction stops people from committing future crimes similar in nature, and rehabilitation, the process that seeks to restore a patient to their previous state of mental and physical health....   [tags: prison, rehabilitation, punishment]

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Patent Quality and Settlement Among Repeat Patent

- Professor Damien Geradin, from the Tilburg Law and Economics Center, says that patent trolls “are said to litigate frequently and for low-quality, “junk” patents, so we might be able to identify these firms through the assessment of patent quality measures” (Geradin 91). Like with the case of E-Data who filed suit against IBM. IBM had hundreds of e-commerce patents to protect their online business ventures. However, E-Data only needed one broadly interpreted patent to sue IBM for hundreds of millions of dollars....   [tags: e data, patents reform, ibm ]

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History repeats itself

- History Repeats Itself The story begins in 1927 When Babe Ruth hits 60 homeruns in a single season. This number at the time was an amazing number, one that they said would never be broken. This wasn’t just a record setting moment, it was a moment that brought attention and focus on baseball “Americas’ favorite pastime.” This number stood for thirty three years and was never to be beat, this was until a young New York Yankee from Fargo named Roger Maris came into the picture. In 1961 after battling with Teammate Mickey Mantle put on a show battling for Ruth’s record....   [tags: essays research papers]

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William Golding´s Lord of the Flies: A Look at the Evil of Man through the Christian Lens

- Woe Soyinka, a Nigerian writer, once said “Well, some people say I'm pessimistic because I recognize the eternal cycle of evil. All I say is, look at the history of mankind right up to this moment and what do you find?” Essentially, Soyinka is saying that it is mankind’s inevitable fate to repeat its past due to the endless existence of evil. Soyinka’s ideas are echoed in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. In the novel, a group of well-behaved British boys are stranded on an island. In time, the boys’ natural savage instincts are revealed....   [tags: evil, imagery, repear, mistakes]

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The Repeal Of The Dadt Policy

- Gays in the Military A man was scared in the military because he was gay. He suffered depression for a few years because he didn’t want anyone to know. But the repeal of ‘Don’t ask Don’t Tell’, made it possible for him to come out. So he decided to come out and all of his military friends were supportive of him. For this single purpose, we are to believe that everyone is now okay with it. The repeal of the DADT policy has had more positive effects than negatives. Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was once in effect, but as of 2011, it no longer is....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation, LGBT, Gay]

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The 17th Amendment: The Case for Repeal

- ... Some people believed that Senate seats could, and were regularly purchased by candidates running for office. Progressives believed that the 17th Amendment would solve this issue by taking the immoral state legislators out of the equation, and replacing them with the citizen population of the states. They’re assertion was if Senators were elected by the people it would be impossible to purchase everyone’s vote; thus reducing corruption in senatorial elections. The fact of the matter is that instances of bribery and corruption pre-amendment were fewer and less prevalent than originally thought....   [tags: progressive movement, power, constitution]

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The Repeal Of Don 't Tell

- The Repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell In 1950, President Harry S. Truman implemented discharge policies for homosexual service members in the Uniform Code of Military Justice. This would allow military leaders to discharge any service member who was thought to be homosexual. In 1992, during President Bill Clinton’s campaign, he promises to lift that ban. Not being able to do just that, President Clinton issued a directive referred to as ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’. This stated that no service member should be asked about their sexual orientation....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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Repeal The Affordable Care Act

- For the past several decades our presidents have always dreamed for all of the nation’s citizens to have health care. All have attempted to make it a reality, but only one had succeeded. On March 23, 2010 Barack Obama had signed the Affordable Care Act also known as Obama Care into law (Affordable Care Act). Obama Care has made health insurance costs affordable so all Americans have the capability to be able to purchase it. If one still cannot afford it they will be placed under Medicaid in which the government pays for the majority of their medical expenses....   [tags: Health care, Health insurance, Barack Obama]

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Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell

- The ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy is a major policy of the armed forces of the United States, and allows a number of people to serve their country. This policy restricts the United States armed forces from discovering gays, lesbians, and bisexuals. The ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy has, in a way, limited homosexuals from completely fulfilling their military duties by forcing them to serve in the military silent about their personal lives. The policy is a violation of equal rights, forces homosexuals to violate the military code of honor, and causes disputes among fellow soldiers and should be repealed....   [tags: Military Gay Rights]

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Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell

- Jene Newsome spent nine years in the Air Force as an aircraft armament system craftsman. Her service in the military was cut short when two police officers in Rapid City, South Dakota showed up to her home and witnessed her marriage license. The license did not contain the name of man next to Jenes, but rather another woman’s name. They reported her sexual orientation to that of a nearby military base. Action was then taken to discharge Mrs. Newsome from the Air force. During her service in the military she abided by this policy, she went married her current spouse in Iowa—where gay marriage is legal (Ross)....   [tags: Discrimination ]

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The Is An Abbreviation For Clustered Regularly A Short Palindromic Repeats

- CRISPR is an abbreviation for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. According to Sarah Zhang, a Chinese scientist, CRISPR is a naturally occurring defense mechanism discovered in the 1980s. It is basically describing the multiple clusters found in between the repeated DNA sequence. Cas9 enzymes come from streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria that causes strep throat. The two will be combined and know as CRISPR for short. It is a technique used to edit parts of DNA in a quick and efficient way....   [tags: DNA, Bacteria, Gene, Genetics]

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History Repeats Itself: Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"

- In the story The Crucible, the plot and structure add meaning to the play. Arthur Miller does this by connecting the events of the Red Scare to the Salem Witch Trials. He does this by making the comparisons of how easily it is to trust false things, jump to conclusions too quickly, and believe irrational fears. In the first act of The Crucible, the setting revolved around the community. The community was curious as to if witch craft was happening in the forest where Parris caught the girls dancing....   [tags: Crucible, Arthur Miller, ]

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History Repeats Itself

- History Repeats Itself      History repeats itself. This concept applies not only within the realm of a single nation's history but throughout and between nations. That is to say, that what one nation endures, throughout its economic and political history, may be compared to and be strikingly similar to that of many other nations. As we analyze social change thought the world we have noticed a cyclical pattern of histories, both economic and political, in the countries of Spain, Holland, Britain, and the United States....   [tags: History Historical Research Papers]

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Repeal of the Estate Tax

- Repeal of the Estate Tax On June 9, 2000, 279 members of the House of Representatives wholeheartedly supported the repeal of the federal estate taxes. 136 members voted against the repeal, most of them being Democrats who where in support of reform, not abolition. Estate taxes yield roughly $30 billion dollars a year for the United States Government, also Federal estate taxes affect only about 2 percent of estates, which represents at most the top 5th percentile of families in this country (NYT-Krugman-6/14/00)....   [tags: Papers]

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Letter Written to House of Lords in Repect to a Ban on Boxing

- Letter Written to House of Lords in Repect to a Ban on Boxing Dear Mr Murphy, I am writing to you regarding my strong belief that the sport Boxing should be forbidden .I am concerned a great deal about the sport and I do have my reasons and I will mention them, I also hope that you will support me after I give the reason for being against this crude sport. I thank you for taking your time and attention for reading my letter and I do hope you understand why I am writing to you....   [tags: Papers]

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Should New York State repeal the SAFE act?

- Should NYS repeal the SAFE Act. The Most opposed piece of legislation in state history. If you own a firearm in New York State you know about the secure ammunition and firearms enforcement act or SAFE act for short. What you may not know about it though is much more important. What most people don’t realize is that this law is under more opposition than any other law in the state’s history “As of 3/11/2013, we've had 127,715 people sign the petition!” (New York senator Kathleen Marchione). There are many explanations why....   [tags: legislation, firearms, law enforcement, crime]

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Should Victorian High Schools Repeal Vce Exams

- Should Victorian High Schools Repeal VCE Exams High school students face a stressful and strenuous time and are challenged by the vigorous preparation for VCE exams. The ‘do or die’ VCE exams that student face is a crisis time for them, instead of thinking about their graduation. Expecting students to take these exams is unfair due to its numerous reasons of unfairness and should not take place. The Victoria school board should repeal these exams. Students do not learn in the same, they are individuals....   [tags: High school, Education, Academic term, Teacher]

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High School Should Repeal Vce Exams

- Victorian High Schools Should Repeal VCE Exams High school students face a stressful and strenuous time and are challenged by the vigorous preparation for VCE exams. The ‘do or die’ VCE exams students face is a crisis time for them, instead of thinking about their graduation. Expecting students to take these exams is unfair due to its numerous reasons of unfairness and should not take place. The Victorian school board should repeal these exams. Students do not learn in the same way, they are individuals....   [tags: High school, Education, Academic term, Teacher]

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Repeal Abortion Laws Now

- Repeal Abortion Laws Now Why do the abortion laws stay on the books. One reason is the apparent inability or unwillingness of those who advocate population limitation to see the connection. (This does not apply to Planned Parenthood-World Population, which in November, 1968, passed resolutions calling for repeal of the abortion laws in support of its declared policy of voluntary parenthood.) By 1968, almost all the major religious groups in the United States except the Roman Catholic Church were on record in favor of abortion-law reform or repeal....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Sin and Repentence in Nathaniel Hawthrone´s The Scarlet Letter

- All humans are sinners. Nobody is perfect. However, some sins are much worse than others. All sins have consequences. In order to alleviate these consequences, one must be able to repent in some way. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter explores the topic of sin and repentance. In it, there are three sinners, Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale, and Roger Chillingworth. Of the three of characters, Arthur Dimmesdale’s sin is the worst because he did not confess to it. Dimmesdale’s first major mistake was having sex with Hester....   [tags: sins, consequences, repent, confess]

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Women´s Right in Islam

- Surah IV is an explanation and list of women’s rights pertaining to laws, inheritance and marriage and also touches on families in general. Vss. 19-39 is an important passage because it is the groundwork for marriage and women’s rights in the marriage. There are very specific instructions on how to punish a woman who has acted indecent, when a woman should and should not get her inheritance, whom a man can marry and how a man should treat his wives. Verse 19 starts the discussion on inheritance and says that if any woman has any act of lewdness, her inheritance must be cut off....   [tags: rights, repent, religion]

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The Failure of the Prohibition Act of 1920

- In 1919 the Constitution of the United States issued the 18th amendment, enforced into law as the National Prohibition Act of 1920. Prohibition is the banning of the manufacture, sale, and possession of alcohol, including beer and wine. This amendment was repealed with the passing of the 21st amendment to the constitution, allowing the possession of alcohol in the United States. In the City of Washington on Monday, December 5th, 1932 the 21st amendment document included the reestablished rights of the citizens restricted by the 18th amendment....   [tags: alcohol, crime, repeal]

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The Debate Over Health Care Policy

- The purpose of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare” was enacted with goals of increasing the quality of healthcare for all American citizens. With lowering the uninsured rate for individuals an expansion of public and private insurance coverage was instilled (Jacobs, 2014). This law requires insurance companies to cover individuals through exchanges that ultimately increase coverage and affordability. No applicant can be denied which means all Americans will have coverage of some type or another....   [tags: marketplace, insurance, repeal]

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Should The Affordable Care Act Affect Individuals?

- Problem Statement If a Republican was elected president, to what extent would the Affordable Care Act affect individuals if it was repealed. Would it be cause more hardships for individuals or will it have a positive response. As individuals, what can we do if Trump is elected. Option One If Trump is elected as president of the United States, the Affordable Care Act may be repealed and this would cause hardships for low-income individuals because they rely on affordable insurance known as ObamaCare....   [tags: Health insurance, Health care, Repeal]

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Bill Repealing Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Requirements

- I write to you in regards to H.F.N. 184, Representative Drazkowski’s bill repealing aquatic invasive species prevention program requirements. This law was preemptively repealed three months before implementation, and it intended to distribute information stickers and education courses widely among Minnesotans and visitors to our state. I represent the millennial generation of Minnesotans concerned with the future conservation our lands and waters. Years of DNR watercraft inspector internships gives me on-the-ground knowledge from interviewing key stakeholders, including thousands of watercraft owners, dozens of law enforcement officers, multiple lake service providers, marinas, and colleague...   [tags: Policy, Implementation, Generation Y, Repeal]

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The Debate Over Republicans Repeal Birthright Citizenship Is Not The Electoral Future Of The Gop By Alienating Hispanics

- On pages 597-8 Comprehension question two: A consequence Chavez sees for the Republican party if Republicans repeal birthright citizenship is jeopardizing the electoral future of the GOP by alienating Hispanics. Hispanics are the largest minority and fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population. Therefore, alienating them would cause the Republican Party to lose massive numbers of votes. Another consequence Chavez sees is ending birthright citizen would fundamentally change what it means to be an American....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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The Crimean Crisis: History Repeats Itself

- Communism still lives in the Russian military’s takeover of the Crimean region of Ukraine. Nations stand idly by, watching, with little more than mild concern for the Ukrainians. However, it is the United Nation and NATO’s duty to recognize and defend Ukrainian sovereignty against the Russian incursion into Crimea. The Russians should not be allowed to have Crimea because Crimea is already a part of Ukraine. If no one intervenes, history will be repeated, and there will be war. Because of the historical mistreatment of Ukrainians by Russia, the United Nations and NATO should support Ukrainian sovereignty, which may ultimately prevent Russia from not only absorbing Crimea, but also the entire...   [tags: military takeover of Ukraine]

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History Repeats Itself, A Fight For Fair Wage

- In 1933, Roosevelt enacted the National Industrial Recovery Act (NRA). The act suspended anti-trust laws so industries could enforce fair-trade resulting in less competition and higher wages. In the beginning of the NRA, Roosevelt promulgated a President’s Re-employment Agreement. Employers signed more than 2.3 million agreements, covering 16.3 million employees. Employers agreed to a 35-40 hour workweek, with a minimum wage of $12 to $15 per week. In turn, businesses who signed the agreement displayed a blue eagle over the motto “We do our part.” Therefore, Patriotic Americans would buy only from “Blue Eagle”....   [tags: minimum wage and unemployment]

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Should Congress Repeal the Private Express Statutes?

- In July 2009, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) listed the budget of the United States Postal Service as “high risk” and recommended oversight from Congress and the Executive Branch. Specifically, the GAO stated that “Amid challenging economic conditions and a changing business environment, USPS is facing a deteriorating financial situation in which it does not expect to cover its expenses and financial obligations in fiscal years 2009 and 2010” (“Restructuring”, 2009, pg. 1). The GAO claimed that the mail volume in 2009 would likely decrease by about 28 billion as compared to 2008 and that the USPS would likely see declining volumes for the next five years (“Restructuring”, 2009, p...   [tags: US Postal Service]

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Prohibition and Repeal 18th & 21st Amendments

- Prohibition Prohibition was the eighteenth amendment. It prohibited the production and consumption of alcoholic beverages. People would have never thought of “excoriating” alcohol until the 19th century (Tyrrell 16). During this time widespread crime and dismay arose. Some beneficial things did come out of this period of chaos such as women were able to prove themselves as people their temperance movements. During this time many things happened that led to Prohibition’s strongest point and to its fall....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Lesson From September 11: Many Do Not Repect the US Military

- Today's military has seen numerous changes that have taken place since Sept. 11 2001. Why is it before the 11th of September, the people that the military protects was basically badmouthing and putting us down. Why are they so proud to wave the American flag. Why wasn't the flag flown high with pride before the 11th of September. It amazes the military because flags are often flown when terrorist's acts take place and not when there is constitutional freedom. Why is it before the September 11th incident, the people that the military protects was basically badmouthing and putting us down....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Effect of Light Intensity on Photosynthesis in Elodea

- Effect of Light Intensity on Photosynthesis in Elodea Prediction I predict that as the light intensity doubles the number of bubbles produced per minute will double Results ======= Distance from beaker (cm) Light Intensity Number of bubbles Produced Per Minute Repeat 1 Repeat 2 Repeat 3 100 0.01 9 10 10 75 0.02 16 17 15 50 0.04 25 21 23 30 0.1 32 50 44 20 0.3 46 21 47 15 0.4 92 90 88 10 1 104 90 94 9 1.2 111 102 96 Conclusion ========== Figure 1 shows that repeat 1 rises ste...   [tags: Papers]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Does history repeat itself. Historians examined this question for millenniums, dating back to the Ancient Greeks. Initially, the answer seems like yes, but does it actually. The Great Gatsby, by Francis Scott Fitzgerald, tells a different answer. The story revolved around two characters: Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan. Gatsby and Buchanan loved each other, but Gatsby went to war. While Gatsby fought, Daisy failed to wait for him and married Tom Buchanan. When Gatsby returned, he went on a restless pursuit for Daisy....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby]

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Dna Replication And Development Of The Living Organisms

- DNA is the hereditary material and it carries all the genetic information that used in functionally and development of the living organisms. DNA is composed of two DNA strands that are antiparallel, coiled around each other to form a double helix. Double helix stands for two DNA strands set themselves like a ladder with the phosphate backbone forming the side of the ladder and these bases forming the rungs(6). DNA is the polymer of nucleotides, each consisting of three components; nitrogenous base, ribose sugar and a phosphate group....   [tags: DNA, DNA replication, Base pair]

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The Problem Of The Prison System Today

- There are many different problems that plague the prison system today. The biggest issue today is overcrowding. This is a major problem that is effecting every prison system throughout the country. There are many people that say that the judges are the biggest reason for this. However, if people would not commit crimes, then the judges would not have as many people that need to be punished, and that would mean that there will be less people going to prison, and more people that are better citizens by staying out of trouble....   [tags: Prison, Criminology, Crime, Criminal justice]

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We Need Stricter Laws for Drunk Driving (DUI)

- Drunk driving is when an individual drives a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level over the legaly permited limit. Driving under the influence of alcohol is a major health problem in the United States as it accounts for a high number of road fatalities; hence, there is a need for stricter drunk driving rules in the United States in order to reduce drunken driving fatalities. There is a need for the introduction and implementation of new drunk driving laws by the legislature, because presently the united States drunk driving laws are too lenient....   [tags: Argumentative, Persuasive Essays]

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An Investigation into Factors Affecting Resistance of a Wire

- An Investigation into Factors Affecting Resistance of a Wire Plan: The possible variables I could use to find out factors affecting resistance are material wire is made of, length of wire, temperature and cross sectional area of wire. I will use cross sectional area of wire and length of wire because I think it will be hard to draw conclusions from the material of wire. I am not doing temperature because it would be hard to get results from and I think they wouldn't be as accurate....   [tags: Papers]

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The R72P Polymorphism in the TP53 Gene is a Modifier of Age at Onset of Huntington’s Disease

- Huntington’s Disease (HD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by involuntary movements, progressive cognitive impairment and neuropsychiatric symptoms.[1] The disease follows an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance with a prevalence of 1/10 000 among individuals of European descent.[2] The mutation underlying the disease is the abnormal expansion of the CAG repeat block in exon1 of the IT15 gene.[3] Four CAG repeat size intervals associated with varying disease risk were established....   [tags: Disease ]

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The Three Strikes Law : What Happens When People Continue Doing Bad Things Without Learning Their Lesson?

- The Three Strikes Law What happens when people continue doing bad things without learning their lesson. This is a question as a society we need to take into consideration. From the year 1991-1992 the violent crime rate in California increased by 14,000 (DisasterCenter). Due to these increasing crime rates the Three Strikes Law was created in 1994 in California and different versions were adopted into other states. This law was enacted to give repeat offenders longer sentences, sometimes sentences of 25 years to life....   [tags: Crime, Prison, Criminology, Sentence]

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The Crimes Of The Criminal Justice System

- Repeat offenders are perhaps the most difficult offender population for the system to manage, and “protecting communities from these types of offenders may be the most emotionally and politically charged challenge for the criminal justice system”, even today (Dickey & Hollenhorst, 1999). As a result, harsher punishment geared towards repeat offenders had become increasingly supported by policy makers and the public during the 1980’s and 1990’s (Dickey & Hollenhorst, 1999). More Accurately, Washington was the first state to implement three strikes legislation in 1993; and shortly after, in 1994, 13 states and a federal version of three strikes had been imposed; the subsequent year, 9 addition...   [tags: Crime, Criminal law, Felony, Prison]

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The Sensorimotor Stage of Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

- The theorist, Jean Piaget, was most interested in the development of children’s intellectual organization. Piaget’s theory of cognitive development begins with the sensorimotor stage. Sensorimotor intelligence is thinking by observing objects and acting in response to them. Throughout the stages the child understands that objects continue to exist even when they cannot be seen which is referred to as object permanence. When a child exhibits a behavior that creates an experience that leads to repetition of the behavior this is known as a circular reaction....   [tags: Childhood Development]

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Review Of ' Three Strikes ' Original Intent

- Literature Review Three Strikes: Original Intent Repeat offenders are perhaps the most difficult offender population for the system to handle, and “protecting communities from these offenders may be the most emotionally and politically charged challenge for the criminal justice system” (Dickey & Hollenhorst, 1999). Though most states had statues targeting career criminals, policy makers and the public continued to push for harsher punishments for repeat offenders during the twentieth century (Brown & Jolivette, 2005)....   [tags: Crime, Prison, Law, Criminal law]

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Predictive Policing : Smart Or Scary?

- Predictive Policing: Smart or Scary. I consider myself very lucky to have one of the most rewarding jobs in the world: I predict the future. I don’t have a crystal ball or hear spirits talking to me. Instead, I use data from crimes that have happened in the past, to try to determine when the offenders will strike again. It’s far from perfect, but the methods are effective. I chose to pursue a degree in Computer Science so that I can develop better analytical tools to assist me and others like me in our efforts to keep people safe....   [tags: Crime, Police, Criminal justice, Crime prevention]

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The Discovery of CRISPR/Cas System

- CRISPR is a microbial nuclease mechanism involved in defense against invading phages and plasmids. The Loci of CRISPR in bacteria and viral hosts contain a combination of CRISPR-associated (Cas) genes and non-coding RNA elements capable of programming the specificity of the CRISPR-mediated nucleic acid cleavage. CRISPR is based on the protein CRISPR associated protein Cas, which bacteria and archaea wield as a tool to sever predatory bacteriophage's ( and viruses) DNA. A breakthrough for the basic understanding of CRISPR defense mechanism was achieved by a group of researchers led by Barrangou, who showed that Streptococcus thermophilus can acquire some form of resistance against a bacterio...   [tags: microbial nuclease mechanism, bacteria]

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Planck’s Constant Experiment

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How Long Does It Take to Stop a Forest Fore Based on the Density of Trees

- ... The average tick was 316.8. The table above shows the results I have gained with a tree density of 75%. It shows that on average 99.3% of the tree density got burnt. The results show that as the tree density decreased from 99% to 75% the percentage of trees burnt decreased. The ticks also decreased. The ticks show it took less time to burn the trees then the tree density of 99%. The reason why the ticks are lower could be because a lower population of the trees was burnt. Density Repeat % Burnt Ticks 60% 1 72.9% 333 2 77.6% 335 3 72.3% 339 4 35.4% 347 5 76.4% 342 Average 66.9% 339.2 The table above shows that the average amount of trees burnt was 66% when I changed the density of...   [tags: experiment, test, results, table]

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Research Experiment Examining the Effect of Caffeine on the Heart Rate of Water Fleas

- Introduction: Caffeine is produced by plants as an insecticide. It is a drug that acts as a stimulant in humans and causes a raised heart rate, and is used to give more energy in drinks such as tea and coffee, add flavour to drinks such as coke, and in weight-loss foods. A raised heart rate increases the risk of cardiovascular disease as it makes the heart work faster which can wear it out. High levels of caffeine have been linked to increased stress and insomnia, which is also linked to heart disease as it raises blood pressure....   [tags: biology]

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Should A Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section Be Suggested?

- Should a Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section be Suggested to Women. Introduction For a woman’s next birth after caesarean, she is faced with the choice between having a repeat elective caesarean section or a vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC). If a woman fits the criteria for a VBAC, she should always be offered a VBAC before being booked for a repeat elective caesarean section. This is supported by discussing the benefits and risks of having a VBAC, the risks of a caesarean section, views of healthcare professionals, the impact on subsequent births and women’s beliefs on both VBAC and repeat elective caesarean section....   [tags: Childbirth, Obstetrics, Caesarean section]

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Why New Mexico Enacted The Three Strikes Law

- Before we talk about why New Mexico enacted the three strikes law, I want to first talk about its origin in California, which influenced New Mexico to pass the law in 1994. The three strikes law is a penalizing system that allows the court to add significant time to the prison judgements of certain repeat offenders who have been put away for serious or violent crimes. The three strikes law was adopted in 1990s to allow stricter punishments for those offenders who have convicted very serious crimes more than once....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Murder, Crimes]

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We Need Harsher Penalties For Drunk Driving

- Now a day, driving while intoxicated has become America’s deadliest crime. There were more than 11,000 alcohol-impaired deaths in 2008, sadly those death were preventable if we had more severe Laws against this issue. Drivers are well aware of the Laws and consequences against drunk driving, especially after destroying families due to their carelessness decision. Victims’ Families entire life are ruined because of the sudden death of their loved one, and they are never going to be able to reclaim their normal life, while the offenders after a few days in prison reclaims he’s normal life....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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How Does the Bottle Taste in Prison?

- ... So why should any offender remain free. According to “Drunk Driving Accident Statistics”, “Three in every ten Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some point in their lives” (5). To guarantee the safety of innocent people on the road, all offenders must go to jail immediately. In addition, studies have proven that offenders are likely to participate in rehabilitation programs while incarcerated. More than half of all prisons include recovery programs that addicts can greatly benefit from....   [tags: drunk driving consequences]

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Possible Mechanisms for Trinucleotide Expansion in Fragile X Syndrome

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Summary of the Preterist View

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Test Design for Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

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Dna Analysis : Forensic Science

- . DNA can be left or collected from the hair, saliva, blood, mucus, semen, urine, fecal matter, and even the bones. DNA analysis has been the most recent technique employed by the forensic science community to identify a suspect or victim since the use of fingerprinting. Moreover, since the introduction of this new technique it has been a large number of individuals released or convicted of crimes based on DNA left at the crime sceneDNA is the abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid. DNA is the genetic material found in cells of all living organisms....   [tags: DNA, DNA profiling, Alec Jeffreys]

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The Effectiveness of DNA Profiling in Forensics

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Criminology : Understanding Criminology And Its Purpose

- It is important to understand what it is as well as understanding crime when studying criminology. In the field of criminology, it is important to determine if criminal acts are rationally thought out before being committed, if society plays a role in crime, and what drives an individual to live a life of crime. Over the years many individuals have developed theories as to why crimes are committed. Before you can understand criminology and its purpose, you must have a clear understanding of crime....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Criminal law]

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The Problem Of The Age Simulation Exercise

- Age isn’t just a Number As a teenager who has never experienced hearing loss or the loss of physical movement, I have never been very aware of the obstacles that elders face. After carrying out the activity for this week, I have gained a better insight as to what older Americans experience while living in a country that so dearly values youth. Many young citizens in our country see older people as incapable citizens that need taking care of, which makes them seem like a burden to the American ideas of independence and stability....   [tags: Aging, Gerontology, Hearing impairment, Hearing]

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Implementing A Stronger Three Strikes Law

- The best solution to an increase in crime rates in New Mexico would be to implement a stronger three strikes law because putting the repeat offenders behind bars for committing the violent crime that is dangerous to the society, which is one step closer to improving the problem. The tougher three strikes law would have the mandatory longer prison time for the criminals which is definitely needed to reform the three strikes law in New Mexico. However, if we do not happen to make the three strikes law tougher in New Mexico, we will significantly see an increase in the violent crime rate in the future which might become difficult to control later as it will become so wider than before....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Violent crime]

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I Am A Good Thinker

- There are many thing’s that occur within one’s body that go unseen. While in the course Dance 220, I have been able to notice the thing’s about my mind and body that would 've gone unnoticed before. While learning about my own subjective somatic inner experience’s, I came to an understanding that I do a lot of thing’s that I never really take account for. For example, my experience with thinking is probably one of the biggest concepts that I never actually thought about. While I sit in class and listen to my professor’s lecture or my peers present, I have a tendency to repeat what they are saying in my head....   [tags: Mind, Perception, Thing, Cognition]

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Hearing Impairments And Hearing Impairment

- In today 's world, communication is everything. Everyone relies on communication to perform even the simplest of tasks. In most circumstances during life, a person has to incorporate a multitude of capabilities simultaneously to be able to communicate effectively. One of the primary capabilities to communicate is hearing. I for one am blessed with a good sense of hearing, but some people are not afforded that luxury and experience some form of hearing impairment. An impaired sense of hearing comes with its own set of hurdles to overcome, and it is always good to be able to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes in order to get a better grasp on how an individual lives in order to properly help...   [tags: Hearing impairment, Audiogram, Hearing, Cochlea]

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Unraveling DNA

- Unraveling the molecular mechanism of DNA binding by Transcription-activator like effectors Sequence-specific DNA targeting of nucleases, recombinases and transcriptional activators is a powerful tool to manipulate the sequence or regulate the expression of the gene of interest. While Zinc fingers specific to DNA trinucleotides, coupled to different effector domains have been employed for targeted manipulation of the genome with considerable success, we are limited by the off-target toxicity caused by trinucleotide specific zinc fingers....   [tags: DNA, TALE, Xanthomonas]

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