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Successes and Failures of Operation Odyssey Dawn (OOD)

- ... I would first like to point out, that in my opinion, the U.S. should had led and directed this mission from start to finish. Since that did not occur NATO should have intervened earlier than they did in which case, the U.S. should have been relegated to a supporting role during the entirety of the operation. Due to the unique circumstance of the situation with the transition of the operation I will focus on fixing two failures that occurred while the U.S. led OOD. The first failure experienced during the operations was that US Africa Command (AFRICOM) was an incomplete geographic combatant command (GCC)....   [tags: proposals, forces, successes]

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The Successes and Failures of the Progressive Era

- The Progressive Era was a time of great reforms in government and in factories. There were a few different forms of Progressivism: the muckrakers (from a character in John Bunyan's book Pilgrim's Progress) were the type of Progressives who exposed corruption. For example, Collier's and McClure's journalists, some of them secretly went as far as moving into the slums to get the full sense of what life was like for the downtrodden, and shed light on what the slumlords were allowing to happen in their buildings....   [tags: corruption, immigrants, temperance movement]

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The Endeavors and Successes of Victoria Woodhull

- All that we take for granted was once a long way coming, and while looking at the progressive politics of Victoria Woodhull, it’s difficult to believe she’s not breathing and advocating her causes today. A monumental women’s suffragist, she practiced what she preached and became the first of her gender to start a weekly paper, become a stockbroker, and even run for president in 1872 with Frederick Douglas while her politics on the likes of free love and gender equality transcended nearly all mindsets of her time....   [tags: sufferage, newspaper, rights]

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The Successes and Failures of Personalized Medicine

- The twentieth century marked a revolutionary transformation in the field of molecular biology and human genetics. This profound scientific advance gave birth to a new perspective in medicine, known as personalized medicine. This approach of targeted therapy focuses on the distinct molecular characteristics of an individual, and uses this information as a way to diagnose a person's disease as well as choose specific treatments that target the particular molecules, such as proteins, involved in the disease....   [tags: transformation, genetics]

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Multinational Corporations, Their Challenges and Successes

- Multinational Corporation Defined A multinational corporation is an organization headquartered in one nation that that has operations in one or several foreign nations to leverage additional market penetration (Luthans & Doh, 2012). By entering into the global market organizations essentially enter into the threshold of a multinational corporation (MNC). This paper will provide an explanation of globalization, the primary challenges of multinational management, and discuss two separate case studies and their challenges and successes....   [tags: global expansion, business analysis]

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Reasons for Our Successes and Failures in Life

- ... I can relate some episodes of Lac Su’s memoir. The person I had become and where I am now is thanks to my father. He was very strict with me and had high expectations for me. I can assume that Lac Su is somehow thankful to his dad as I am because he states at the end of his memoir that “Pa was always working on this bridge, and it was in sight while I was growing up, though it was too far from being finished for me to appreciate. When I finally reached the bridge, it was there for me to cross with ease”(246)....   [tags: tiger parents, Asian culture]

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The Successes and Failures of the Zapatista Movement

- The Successes and Failures of the Zapatista Movement On January 1, 2004, over one thousand people in the mountain hamlet of Oventic, Chiapas, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) rebellion with song and dance. Thus, it seems a fitting time to take stock of the successes and failures of the Zapatista movement in the context of its original goals. While the EZLN has been able to establish thirty eight autonomous indigenous communities in Chiapas, it has failed to weaken the Mexican government's commitment to neo-liberal economic policies....   [tags: Autonomy Chiapas Mexico EZLN Essays]

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Successes and Failures in Biotechnology Innovation

- Successes and Failures in Biotechnology Innovation      When I first started this paper I would have to admit that I was pretty green in the field of Biotechnology, I had a brief understanding but nothing near an in depth understanding of the field. So when I first started looking for a success story, I tied my views on successful innovation in the areas that I am familiar with to the biotech field. The major theme that emerged was that successful innovation equals a product that produces quality profits for a company....   [tags: Business Marketing Strategy]

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Setting Goals: Successes and Failures on the Path to Healthy Eating

- Setting goals is a fundamental component to long-term success. The basic reason for this is that you cannot get where you are trying to go until you clearly define where that is . Therefore, my goal for the year is to eat healthier. By eating healthier, I mean eating more fruits and vegetables and eliminating carbohydrates and sweets in my diet. Yet, even with your goals clearly defined and written down, you may encounter obstacles on the path to goal achievement. It is only natural that we will have successes and setbacks on any journey....   [tags: diet, food, obstacles to success]

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Key Successes of the Civil Rights Movement

- There were many successes in the Civil Rights movement; The Linda Brown case was one of the many successes. Linda Brown was a young black American, she had to walk 20 blocks from her house to school even though there was a local school just down the road. Her dad decided to take the Board of Education to court, but he lost. Then with the help of the NAACP, Oliver Brown (Linda's father) appealed. In the end the case of Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education reached the supreme court of the United States of America Chief Justice Earl Warren announced that the Constitution was 'colour blind'....   [tags: The Civil Rights Movement]

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Local Successes and National Failures of the EZLN Today

- Local Successes and National Failures of the EZLN Today On January 1, 2004, over one thousand people in the mountain hamlet of Oventic, Chiapas, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) rebellion with song and dance. It seems a fitting time to take stock of the successes and failures of the Zapatista movement in the context of its original goals. The success of the establishment of thirty eight autonomous indigenous communities in Chiapas is overshadowed by government’s refusal to permit similar autonomous regions outside Chiapas....   [tags: Zapatistas Latin America Mexico Essays]

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Compare the successes of Troy and Boldwood in courting Bathsheba

- Compare the successes of Troy and Boldwood in courting Bathsheba Boldwood and Troy both try to court Bathsheba however using different techniques and with varying success. Boldwood is pictured by Hardy to be a nervous, stammering man, ‘but I am only just able to speak out my feelings – I mean meaning’, this quote shows him stammering and a ‘hopeless man for women’. Hardy has also shown this awkwardness when he pictures Boldwood ‘leaning over a chair’, an undignified position and thus shows how he is willing to lose all dignity in order to get Bathsheba....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Successes and Failures of Sexual Offences Act 2003

- Successes and Failures of Sexual Offences Act 2003 The Sexual Offences Act 2003 was heralded as a response to shifting social attitudes, encompassing the broad libertarian approach towards sexual behaviour that has become increasingly dominant since the Act that preceded it whilst attempting to account for the myriad of more widespread sexual deviancies and abusive practices that were otherwise poorly regulated by existing statute. It was designed as a regularisation of the law on sexual offences giving a modern and consistent perspective upon the particular offences; one that would allow the courts to proceed on a fairer and less discriminatory basis, both in...   [tags: Papers]

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Successes and Failures of Patriarchy in Colonialism

- In “The Tempest”, “Translations” and “Things Fall Apart”, the theme of patriarchy is explored in different settings; the colonisation of the Irish in “Translations”, an unnamed island in “The Tempest” and the Igbo tribe in “Things Fall Apart”. Prospero is a familial patriarch, shown through his dominant control of Miranda, such as ‘the very minute bids thee ope thine ear. Obey and be attentive’ . Hugh’s control of Manus is familial, as is Okonkwo’s control of his wives and children. Prospero’s control of Caliban and Hugh’s control of the school is societal....   [tags: divine rights, the tempest, things fallen apart]

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The Successes and Failure of Educational Diversity

- ... What if a student cannot keep up in class due to his inability to comprehend what is being said. What if a student’s parents decide that this is not the best option for their child. What other choices do they have in the public school system. These are some of the questions that need to be asked in order to find out what teaching method is best for the child as an individual. There should never be a set restriction with only one way in which to educate any student since every student is different and learns in different ways; of course the public school system will not be able to cater to every individual student’s learning needs, but having both Bilingual Education courses and English I...   [tags: bilingual education, English immersion]

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The Life and Successes of Benjamin Franklin

- In 1723, because of dissension with his half-brother, Franklin moved to Philadelphia, where he obtained employment as a printer. He spent only a year there and then sailed to London for 2 more years. Back in Philadelphia, he rose rapidly in the printing industry. He published The Pennsylvania Gazette (1730-48), which had been founded by another man in 1728, but his most successful literary venture was the annual Poor Richard 's Almanac (1733-58). It won a popularity in the colonies second only to the Bible, and its fame eventually spread to Europe....   [tags: congress, colonies, rights]

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Successes and Failures of the Reconstruction Era

- In 1865, prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Reconstruction commenced after the Confederacy's surrender at Appomattox. Post-Civil War, the South's economic, social, and political status lied in ruins. New constitutions had to be established and the country recreated to maintain peace, unity, and order in the United States. Reconstruction both succeeded and failed. Some contemporaries of the time period considered the Reconstruction era a "waste of time and money." It did not give blacks the rights and freedom the government claimed to have bestowed upon them....   [tags: rebellion, sharecropping, rights]

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Collective Action Successes of the Black14

- While the country as a whole was fighting the way though many civil rights issues concerning African Americans, each state had citizens that were going through their own struggles that led to protests. At the University of Wyoming, 14 African American football players, later known as the Black 14, wanted to protest their football game against Brigham Young University, due to the university’s association with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The LDS church had rules against allowing African American citizens from being part of the priesthood....   [tags: african-americans, university of wyoming]

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The Successes and Failures of Reconstruction

- ... This bill required that a majority of the population take an oath stating that they had never supported the Confederacy. The Wade Davis Bill also required more rights for freedmen including the right to vote, hold office, own property and testify in court. Lincoln, wanting an easy transition into a unified country, used a pocket veto so he could continue with his plan. Lamentably, Lincoln was assassinated months after his decision and his successor, Andrew Johnson, took on the role of president....   [tags: civil war, lincoln, slaves]

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Personal Reflections: Successes and Failures

- In my opinion, success and failure depend on whether you have given your best shot. Even though trying does not guarantee a good outcome, it is always worth the try. If a person does not take the first step to get out of his comfort zone, how can he ever improve himself from where he began with. However, I am a very shy and really lazy with reading news or books. Moreover, in my living area, there are more people to speak Chinese rather than English. Based on my principle I believed in and exactly what motivated me to try the best of my ability in everything I do....   [tags: giving it your best shot]

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The Successes and Failures of the Treaty of Versailles in Addressing the Causes of Conflict and Restoring Peace and Normality

- The Successes and Failures of the Treaty of Versailles in Addressing the Causes of Conflict and Restoring Peace and Normality To evaluate the successes and failures of the Treaty of Versailles, we need to address the terms of the Treaty as well as to inspect the consequences. The First World War had exposed Germany as a strong and aggressive power, and was viewed as a threat to peace by the victorious powers, so the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, which was designed to address the causes of conflict as well as restoring peace and normality, although including other peace measures, focused on harnessing and restricting Germany’s power so that they would never ag...   [tags: Papers]

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The Successes and Failures of Mussolini's Domestic Policies in Italy Between 1922 and 1939

- The Successes and Failures of Mussolini's Domestic Policies in Italy Between 1922 and 1939 Similar to those of Hitler, Mussolini’s main goals were to create an Italian state with a strong identity and role within Europe with a powerful military force. From the day he became Prime Minister on October 29th, 1922 of a coalition government, he lacked a certain skill in organization. It was not quite clear what exactly Mussolini wanted to do, and it seemed as though he made decissions with no previous planning, as opposed to Hitler and the Nazis who knew exactly what they were striving for....   [tags: Papers]

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Reforms in Chinese Agriculture Have Had Its Successes and Failures Over Time.

- Reforms in Chinese Agriculture have had its successes and failures over time. Originally, the agricultural sector was operating under a centrally planned system and now it is working its way to a market-oriented agricultural sector. In this paper the focus is going to be on the positive and or negative effects of the Great Leap Forward Movement, The Cultural Revolution, the commune system, and, the "responsibility system." Furthermore, the performance of grain production over the period of 1952 to 1988 will be briefly discussed....   [tags: Asian History]

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The Successes and Struggles in the Reign of King Pyrrhus

- Pyrrhus was the king of Epirus and lived from 318 BCE to 272 BCE. He is widely acknowledged as being one of the most brilliant generals of his age. He led his soldiers to many victories, but is most famous for his battles against Rome. Along with being an outstanding general, he was a praised author. His books on the art of war have been quoted and acclaimed by many ancient authors. Despite his many great qualities Pyrrhus was a lousy politician. Many people believe that if he had had better political sense he would have been able to keep control of the land he conquered and his battles against Rome Pyrrhus became king at the age of 12 but was soon dethroned by an uprising in 302 BCE....   [tags: political, victory, war]

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Successes and Failures During the The Jacksonian Era

- The Jacksonian Era, in the 1820’s and 1830’s, was a very critical period in American history. Many historians have different views on whether the Jacksonian Democrats, Andrew Jackson’s followers and supporters, were guardians of the United States Constitution, political democracy, individual liberty and the equality of economic opportunity. Although Jacksonian Democrats view themselves as guardians of all these, they were wrong about most of it. The Jacksonian Democrats did a good job protecting and expanding political democracy and protecting equalty of economic opportunity, but failed to be guardians of the constitution as well as individual liberty....   [tags: equality, economics, constitution]

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Secondary Talented and Gifted Programming: Challenges and Successes

- Iowa Code 257.42 specifies that all public schools in Iowa must offer talented and gifted (TAG) programming; however, that same code does not specify what that programming must include (Iowa Department of Education, TAG FAQs). The Iowa Department of Education provides further guidance for how TAG monies cannot be spent but very little information on how to use TAG funds. Iowa schools have a lot of local control and discretion for what TAG programming occurs within their district. All districts have the challenge of providing effective programming for their TAG students....   [tags: Education]

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The Kennedy Years and Camelot

- ... Senate from 1953 until 1960. Kennedy defeated Vice President and Republican candidate Richard Nixon in the 1960 ( The Kennedy/Nixon debates prove to be crucial for JFK; it was a close election and many said that the debates may have helped the charismatic Kennedy win despite having to overcome public concern that he might be influenced by his Catholic Church and the pope. It was the first televised presidential debates in American history. On October 14, 1960, then Senator JFK spoke to a crowd of students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor during a presidential campaign speech....   [tags: mistakes and successes, indiscretions]

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Drug War Failures and Drug Company Successes

- In the May 1999 issue of Harper's Magazine, Joshua Wolf Shenk's article "America's Altered States: When does legal relief of pain become illegal pursuit of pleasure?" states: From 1970 to 1998, the inflation-adjusted revenue of major pharmaceutical companies more than quadrupled to $81 billion, 24 percent of that from drugs affecting the central nervous system and sense organs. Sales of herbal medicines now exceed $4 billion a year. Meanwhile the war on Other drugs escalated dramatically. Since 1970 the federal antidrug budget has risen 3,700 percent and now exceeds $17 billion....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Compare the Sucesses and Failures of Patriarchy in Colonialism

- Compare The Successes And Failures Of Patriarchy In Colonialism, In “The Tempest”, “Translations” And “Things Fall Apart”. In “The Tempest”, “Translations” and “Things Fall Apart”, the theme of patriarchy is evident in various aspects. For instance, there is patriarchy present when Prospero controls and dominates Caliban and Miranda in “The Tempest”. Likewise, in “Translations”, the theme of patriarchy is also present with Hugh’s dominance over Manus and Manus’s dominance of Sarah. In “Things Fall Apart”, patriarchy is also apparent, primarily seen with Okonkwo controlling his wives and children....   [tags: dominance, power, inequity]

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Sucesses and Damages of Mergers in the Motor Industry

- Over the past decade, the motor industry has faced many of mergers between companies in the bid to get more clients and internationalize their market share. The well planned mergers have arguably led to relative success while those that might have omitted some vital factor have had to contend with the pain of getting into damaging losses. A merger happens when two companies decide to combine into one entity or when one company acquires another. One plus one makes three: this equation is the special outcome of a merger or an acquisition....   [tags: company, culture, communication]

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Likert Scales: Composition, Opportunities, and Limitations

- ... The third is composed of a statement followed by five response options of strongly agree/agree/undecided/disagree/strongly disagree. The fourth component is has the same options like the third one but the statement has a conflicting fact. Interestingly, Albaum (1997) described a different model of Likert scale composed by distinguishing between attitude direction and the strength of that attitude. This requires a first question to whether the respondent agree or disagree followed by a second question about the strength of his/her agreement or disagreement....   [tags: survey, simplicity, successs, interpret]

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Struggles and Sucesses of NBA Player, Dwyane Tryone Wade Jr., a.k.a. D-Wade

- ... Wade chose to attend Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Although he was not entitled to play because of low academic scores, head coach Tom Crean took him. That meant that he had to sit out the 2000-01 season, but he was still allowed to attend school and practice with the team. In his sophomore year, he averaged 17.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. The team's record that season was 26-7. Wade's junior year, he led Marquette to the school's first Conference USA championship, and a return to the Final Four since 1977....   [tags: basketball, championship, draft]

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Crusaders' Success Related to Papal Monarchy

- The Crusades The success and failures of the crusades “was closely related to the fortunes of the high-medieval papal monarchy” (454). The first crusade started when Pope Urban II called a plea of military aide to “free Jerusalem from Islamic control”. The first crusade was a “great early victory for the papal monarchy” (454-455). However, the crusades were not all victories for the papacy, the failures of the crusades ignited the decline of the papacy control. The crusades began when the Pope appealed to the people “to rescue the Holy Land from the infidels.” Furthermore, the first crusade began when Byzantine Emperor, Alexius Comnenus summoned military help from Pope Urban II....   [tags: medieval, pope, holy land]

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The Success of the Civil Rights Movement

- Although there was significant improvement in the lives of black people through the Success of the civil rights movement by the late 1960s, there were also some failures and aspects that the civil rights movement had not achieved. These failures were social, economical, political and cultural. These failures included the fact that some laws were not upheld. Black people saw this as an injustice and inconvenience and as a failure economically. There was unemployment to a certain degree amongst the black community, as over 10% of black people were unemployed....   [tags: 1960s Civil Rights Movement in America]

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Should the Natioanl Security Agency (NSA) Be Allowed to Exist in its Current State?

- Edward Snowden, a recently famous whistleblower, said “Even if you’re not doing anything wrong, you are being watched and recorded.”. From its start, the National Security Agency (the NSA) has been recording and monitoring the communications of U.S. citizens. This secretive organization does not give out much information about its activities, so not much is known about what it exactly does or how it does it. Despite its alleged successes, it has been shown that it has broken U.S. amendments. The NSA should have clearer limits set and be more closely monitored because of past and likely future infractions of the law....   [tags: activities, limits, infractions, citizens]

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The Rise of the Recovered Factory Movement in Argentina

- The rise of the recovered factory movement in Argentina seems to have been born not for economic enterprise, or of a great desire for social movement and gain, but out of desperation and starvation. Personal accounts in Sin Patron tell not of a revolution for its own sake but of a workforce doing "anything to survive" (Collective, 2007, p. 56). Far from reveling in the absence of leadership these working women often found themselves destitute and wishing for the return of the bosses to their occupied factories (Collective, 2007, p....   [tags: economy, workforce, revolution]

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History of The League of Nations

- On July 28th, 1914, the world faced a horror like none before. The First World War was a massive war between 14 countries and their provinces. After the war, many countries were crippled both economically and financially. In order to prevent any further violence between countries, the American president Woodrow Wilson came up with the idea of a League of Nations; a place where the leaders and representatives of countries would meet to keep countries from going in conflict with each other. While this seemed like a great idea at first, Even though they had a few successes, Woodrow Wilson's League of Nations was a huge failure on many accounts; they broke their own rules, did not enforce the ru...   [tags: woodrow wilson, lithuania, world war]

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Intertwining Fates as a Motive for Invisibility in Ralph Ellison's The Invisible Man

- Invisibility is a motif introduced even before the first page of the novel is turned. Although The Invisible Man was written over a 7 year period, Ralph Ellison uses invisibility as a representation of the status of a black man during the society of the late 1920s and early 1930s (Reilly 20). Symbolically, the black man is invisible to the white man because the latter is blind towards both the reality of the black man’s physical presence and influence in society. The narrator is in a continuous struggle with himself throughout the novel in a difficult attempt to discover who he is in a racist America, and make his mark on a white society....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Analytical Essay]

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Academic Performance in First Year Australian University Students: Annotated Bibliography

- Krause, K. & Coates, H. (2008). Students’ engagement in first-year university. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 33(5), 493-505. Retrieved August 13, 2010 This article was written by two authors: Kerri-lee Krause and Hamish Coates. The article is directed to the Australian students during their experience in the first year of learning. The authors have made use of data that was collected from a national study. This data represented seven dimensions of engagement with the university study and the environment, and the dynamics of the distribution of these ideas among all the first years in the universities....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]

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What Chuck & Don's Can Learn From Apple Computer

- Overview/Introduction In this analysis, I will address the following: (a) the main components to the success of Apple Computer, Inc., (b) how Chuck & Don.s has applied some of these successes, and (c) identify an additional company that could benefit from the lessons from this case. Success From this case study, four main components of success for Apple Computer Inc. surface: Innovation Strategic thinking and partnerships Marketing savvy Learning from past mistakes Apple Computer Inc....   [tags: Apple Case Study]

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Change Management at The Bank of Queensland LTD

- Introduction The purpose of this paper is to review a job advertisement from The Bank of Queensland LTD. (BOQ). The advertisement is for a Change Analyst within the HRD area with responsibilities in delivering change documentation and programs relating to the introduction of new software during the 2014 financial year. BOQ Background BOQ is a franchised operation based in Brisbane, Queensland Australia, operating in over 270 branches across all states of Australia (BOQ, 2013). BOQ Franchisees are known as Owner-Managers (BOQ, 2013a)....   [tags: Change Analyst]

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Afghanistan Under the Rule of the Musahiban Family

- ... This tunnel is vital for the economic growth of Afghanistan. Another important success in the history of Afghanistan was the emergence of an intellectual class and their efforts for political reforms. The university student become active politically and demonstrated in the streets. For mobilizing rural area a lot of energy needed. The university students were living in mass and had shared common identity. In the past the politics were played by the royal family and now we have intelligentsia and Islamic scholars claim in politics....   [tags: economy, education, success, failure]

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Exploring Characteristics of Charter Schools in America

- The future of our country relies heavily on the successes of our children. With a rise in global competition and a downturn in the economy, it is now more important than ever for the youth of our country to receive the best education possible. As the Obama administration prepares to revamp the No Child Left Behind initiative, much attention is being given to the challenges and successes of charter schools. A charter school is defined as a school that operates independently from the local school board, often with a curriculum and educational philosophy that are different from the other schools in the system....   [tags: Education, private schools]

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A Doll’s House and Fathers and Sons

- Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and Turgenev’s Fathers and Sons reflect two unique societal struggles. While both texts deal with a main character attempting to overcome society’s resistance to progress, they delineate from each other in the characters’ relative successes as well as divergent societal implications. The formal cause of these differences is ultimately societal mores as well as contrasting aims: Ibsen deals with feminism, whereas Turgenev discusses nihilism. However, both novels were written in the 19th century and dealt with local issues, where the implications beyond their respective societies were disregarded....   [tags: Comparative, Ibsen, Turgenev]

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The Art of War by Sun Tzu

- ... When Charlemagne’s father died in 768, the kingdom was shared between Charlemagne and his younger brother, Carloman. The two brothers feuded throughout their joint reign, however in 771 Carloman died and Charlemagne became sole king of the Franks. Through several military campaigns against the Lombards in northern Italy, Charlemagne assumed the Lombard crown and annexed Northern Italy (Sullivan). In addition, he led many campaigns against the people of Saxony located in modern day Germany and conquered them after nearly 30 years of military campaigning....   [tags: charlemagne, Pope Leo III]

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Ideas of Government in The Prince

- Modern-day society is corrupt. It is sad and unfortunate, but it is true. The global economy is suffering an international meltdown. Egypt is at war with itself. AIDS infections are at an all-time high, as are divorce and suicide rates. Optimism is becoming less and less of an option for most individuals. Put flatly, the world is in chaos, and it is not showing any signs of getting better. Because of this, the hope of one day living in an “ideal society” is today thought of as no more than a fantasy to most people....   [tags: Literature, Government]

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Mussolini's Invasion of Abyssinia as his Greatest Success in Foreign Policy in the Period 1922-38

- Mussolini's Invasion of Abyssinia as his Greatest Success in Foreign Policy in the Period 1922-38 I disagree with the above statement. It is my opinion that Mussolini's involvement within Abyssinia was not his greatest foreign policy success. At home, it brought him praise and merit - the movement of Fascism was now more popular within Italy than ever before. Despite this, his international reputation was damaged and his relationship with Britain and France, and it could be argued that Abyssinia was the "beginning of the end" for Mussolini....   [tags: Papers]

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Implications for Today’s Online Educators

- Introduction This research includes a comprehensive understanding of the current outlook of present online educators in which the applicable implications can be extracted and retained for novice web-based instructors. The problems relating to this research are the various factors that arise in the provision of web-based instruction. These various factors include variables of interest that pertain to particular successes and barriers in which web-based instructors have encountered. For purposes of this research, online and web-based instruction (instructors) will refer only to higher education environments provided through universities and colleges....   [tags: Education ]

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The Roman and Han Empires

- The Han and Roman were similar, and different in ideas, techniques, and technological advances. The attitudes and responses shown towards technological advances, were the sought and need in hopes of empire longevity, praise and self-glorifying of successes that arise from technological advancements benefits, and anger and desperation out of labor disputes and social decline due to political corruption in technological manufacturing, State building of both empires led to an attitude and response of a need and want for the empires longevity....   [tags: Compare&Contrast, Empires, Technology Advances]

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Social Organizations Allows for Progression

- Social organization allows for civilizations to thrive. It creates an essential building block for civilizations to grow off of. It is so important that social structure is one of the seven qualities that make a civilization, a civilization. But, how did this separation of the classes come about. It started in Neolithic times when people stopped hunting and gathering. Groups of people would settle down somewhere, and each person would have a different duty to fulfill. We begin to see many advancements during this historical period....   [tags: mesopotamia, golden age, persians, asirians]

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The Reconstruction Era in America

- The Reconstruction Era, a period of reform after the conclusion of the American Civil War, allowed for great changes to occur throughout the Union. With the unpolished policies left by Lincoln, President Johnson and Congress were left to decide the fate of the newly freed blacks as well as the Confederates that had left the Union in shambles. The decisions made for the African American population were especially significant because they were some of the most radical policies set up during that period, and they decided the fate of thousands of newly freed people....   [tags: post Civil War period, American history]

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The Rise of The New Left Wing in the 1960's

- Starting in the 1960s, with the rise of the Vietcong in Vietnam, a new movement of modern terrorism arose: The New Left Wave . This new wave was similar, yet an improvement on both the first and second waves of terror. They took the importance of utilizing women from the Anarchist Wave and the success of international terrorism from the Anti-Colonial Wave. An examination of the role of women in the movement, the increase in internationalization of the terror, and the role of religion in the various movements shows that the New Left Wave terrorist groups combined successful parts of the previous groups, which not only increased their initial success and recognition, but may have also been the...   [tags: terrorist, anarchist, religious]

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Analysis of Oscar Wilde´s The Picture of Dorian Gray

- “The picture of Dorian Gray” is considered the most important work of Oscar Wilde_a greatest English literary writer in nineteenth century. Wilde’s style is typical for the gospel of “Art for art’s sake”, it is also the reason why the fans of Gothic literature would find this novel absolutely attractive. The novel was written in 1891 which told a story about the life of a young man, Dorian Gray, or to be more exact, his spiritual life. The author touched upon many problems of contemporary life: morality, art and beauty in particular....   [tags: morality, art, beauty, spiritual]

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The Independent Games Movement

- For any fan of video games today, they may have realized a certain breed of game that has risen to prevalence over the years after a large period of time languishing in the “underground” of conventional games development. These games have become more prominent due to the fan bases which support them, and also due to the constant attention from mainstream gaming media and larger gaming companies. These are independent games - games that are created without the boon of a publisher’s funding. Usually crafted by smaller teams of designers, artists and programmers, the independent gaming movement is looked upon as the “punk era of gaming culture” (as explained by indie developer, Rami Ismail)....   [tags: Video Games, Gaming Industry, Game Developer]

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Conscientiousness in Derek Jeter

- ... One man, Mr. Singer made a great connection between why Jeter and a couple others have been so successful. “What was your epiphany watching Derek Jeter at a Yankee game?” He replies, I’m just sitting there and I’m looking at this guy who’s known to be one of the best baseball players out there… He’s had successes, failures, but has learned to overcome them. And he knows how to deal with those unexpected events, how to approach curveballs, and deal with them in stride better than the rest of us....   [tags: personality analysis]

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Assessment of the Success of the League of Nations

- Assessment of the Success of the League of Nations In 1914 war broke out in Europe. The war ended in 1918 and Germany solely blamed. The end of the war was signed with the treaty of Versailles. From the war was born the League of Nations; who helped nations resolve disputes peacefully without going to war. When the League was formed, the defeated nations were not invited to join. The League originally had forty-two members. All forty-two members made up the assembly, who met once a year....   [tags: Papers]

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The Failure of the League of Nations

- The Failure of the League of Nations This essay will try to define whether the League of Nations was or wasn't a complete failure. By complete we mean that no successes were achieved and only failures were. The League of Nations was set-up initially with four main aims: · To discourage aggression from any nation · To encourage other countries to co-operate · To encourage nations to disarm · To improve living and working conditions of people in all parts of the world The League of Nations did attempt to achieve all these objectives in different ways, always trying no to use violent methods....   [tags: Papers]

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The Morality of CCTV

- The Morality of CCTV Closed-circuit television is widely used in England as a deterrent to crime. It is also used sparingly in Scotland, Times Square, and Atlantic City. The idea is to capture crimes or images of potential criminals on video surveillance tape so that the criminal can be identified. The dilemma of this practice comes from the moral conflict it creates. Do the civil liberties and privacy issues that are taken away justify the protection and safety that CCTV provides. This paper will look at the moral, statistical, and ethical issues of CCTV....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Closed Circuit Essays]

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Mandatory Vaccination in the United States: A Past and Present Examination of Jacobson v Massachusetts

- ... In a 7 to 2 court decision, the Justices ruled that the safety and health of the citizens of Massachusetts were superior to the individual right, and by extension, compulsory vaccination is constitutional both within the Massachusetts and U.S. constitutions. Over one hundred years removed from this decision, this case is still discussed and analyzed in scholarly works, indicating the sustained relevance of the tensions and conflicts. The U.S. Supreme Court cited this case 69 times through 2004 (5)....   [tags: infringement upon personal liberty]

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The Crusades and Their Failure to Spread the Message of the Church and Chritianity

- ... During this time in church history, part of the religious actions of church goers was to partake in visiting shrines and viewing relics. Some of the shrines included houses of certain saints, artifacts from the apostles, but most importantly, the city of Jerusalem. Since Jerusalem was the place of Christ’s death and resurrection, many people would take pilgrimages to the city. In fact, soon, pilgrimages to Jerusalem became a form of penance. However, Muslims eventually took control of the city, but they still allowed the pilgrimages to continue....   [tags: holding off the Muslims from entering Europe]

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Factors Contributing to the Ups and Downs of Friendship in Knowles’ A Separate Peace

- ... His abhorrence invokes him to silently accuse Finny of things he does not do. Out of hatred, Gene starts to believe that Finny is invidious of his academic success, and strives to distract him from his studies. When Finny jokingly says he was extremely envious of Gene one day, Gene bursts and unknowingly concludes that “all of [Finny’s] assertions of friendship were fake and [he] was only jealous of my success” (Knowles 34). Finny’s meaningless comment sparks Gene’s anger, invoking him to accuse Finny of befriending him only to bring him down....   [tags: envy, guilt, accident]

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The Conquest of Greece by the Roman Empire and the Success of Mystery Religions

- ... 131-132). This is especially true to the mystery religion of Isis. Isis was believed to hold “... the keys of the Underworld and the guarantee of salvation were in the hands of [Isis].” (Apuleius Golden ass ex. 11.1) Moreover, she had “... the power to prolong [one’s] life beyond the bounds fixed for [one] by [one’s] Fate.” (Apuleius Golden ass ex. 11.1) Her divine blessings and protection, therefore, appealed to the military officials, especially frontiers soldiers. Rome’s conquests on the eastern Mediterranean also contributed to the spread of mystery religions in the Roman world....   [tags: military power, culture and traditions]

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Protection of Human Rights in Africa

- 2 Introduction This essay will discuss the successes and challenges faced by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in prosecuting human rights violations cases in Africa. The ICC has been recently put under the spotlight by the African Union when it called for non-cooperation by its member states not to comply with the warrant of arrests that had been issued by the ICC against some of the leaders in Africa. This has created difficulties when it comes to prosecution of international crimes. The Court is also facing allegations of being Anti African....   [tags: Human Rights in Africa]

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Personal Experiences in the Human Resource Department of the China Merchants Bank

- 1. Introduction: As a new wealth for the organization, the businesses are noticing that the talent is the treasure of the company. In twenty-first century, organizations are facing the challenges of human capital that are also called “war for talent”(Ashton, and Morton, L. 2005; McKinsey, 1990). As a valuable treasure, talents whom can improve business performance and create contributions to the business become the centre of attention especially under the talent shortage environment. Cappelli (2008) notices that the rising star is worth to fight....   [tags: wealth, business, talent, training]

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The Fascination and Relevance of Alexander the Great in the Contemporary World

- There is no one description of Alexander the Great, he has become for modern and ancient writers an astonishing man from Macedon, who was a controversial, yet admirable ruler of the largest empire of the known ancient world. The fascination and relevance of Alexander in the contemporary world have proven to be a reflection of his extraordinary successes, which has led to a strong debate on whether Alexander’s epithet as “The Great” is at all an indication of his achievements. Alexander’s ability to expand his empire through military measures connecting the East and the West of the known world; a feat that had never been achieved prior to Alexander, or in fact achieved again after his death h...   [tags: world history, great conquerors]

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In a World of Highly Competitive Business, Talented Leadership is the Anwer

- ... This would cause huge negative repercussion for entire structure of the organization. Therefore, with a mission, the company will be able to have a strong foundation and the senior managers will be able to clearly direct and motivate the company’s manpower. Based on the mind map above, there has to be a strong sense of foresight. Having a mission is not enough but to have a mission to remains relevant in the long run is very important for a company to grow and to inspire its management level employees to perform better....   [tags: management, mind map, performance]

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New Human Management in Schuler R.S.' Repositioning the Human Resource Function

- The extract from Schuler R S ‘Repositioning the Human Resource Function’ suggests that in the future, the function of human resource management would work up to matching the same importance as other functional areas within a firm. In order to fully discover the future direction of human resource management and whether the function will be of the same level of importance as other functional areas, it is necessary to examine the areas in which Schuler mentioned. The areas within human resource management that are to be examined are performance management, recruitment and selection and talent management; current issues of human resource management can also have an effect of the future directio...   [tags: organization, team, motivation]

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Historians Study the Past to Learn the Mistakes of the Future

- ... The military perception allowed their leaders to analyze the previous wars from the past and reflect on it. For example, the chancellor of Germany, Otto Von Bismarck, successfully created war plans for future conflicts with the neighboring country of France and the peripheral countries of Europe. His sense of reasoning was significant in the war plans because he objectively reviewed mistakes of the past wars and interpreted a new methodical way to achieve the same success of the future. The ability to reason allow Bismarck to look past the subjective view of arbitrarily developing a war plan based on the conditions of the future....   [tags: scientists, diseases, perceptions]

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The Economy and Politics of South Africa: An Inseparable Pair

- 2. Introduction Has the post 1994 South African government succeeded in improving the economic status of previously disadvantage groups. In the following essay I will be discussing the co dependence of the economy and politics in South Africa. 3. Shift in political power After 27 April 1994 South Africa was challenged with enormous economic and political transformation. The power of political dominance now lied with the previously disadvantaged black majority and this brought on the necessity to re-evaluate existing racial discrimination and unearned privileges....   [tags: developing African nations]

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Business Communication: Starting a New Chocolate Company in The UK

- ... These concepts of marketing comprise of the sellers, consumers, the product development, the market research, product positioning, the product image, the product concept, and the brand loyalty. These concepts combined with the marketing boundaries help in determining the consumer behavior on the product under marketing. On the other hand, it is important to state that the marketing concepts dictate that the success of a firm often depends with the marketing efforts that a firm employs (D’Aveni, 2007)....   [tags: challenges, customer´s need]

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The History of the North American Free Trade Agreement

- In 1994, three countries formed the world’s largest free trade zone. This free trade zone was called The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This organization was founded by Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The main goals of the agreement was to strengthen the special bond of friendship and cooperation among each other’s nations; and to create, expand, and secure future market opportunities and business. NAFTA is not lead by one nation, so one country does not make all of the decisions; it is actually a combined effort of Canada, the United States, and Mexico....   [tags: NAFTA, Government]

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Technical Environment For A Mobile Health Implementation In Ghana

- 3. LITERATURE REVIEW / STATE OF THE ART It is generally agreed that Mobile Health, also known as mHealth, is a component of eHealth. According to a article, eHealth is a term that can encompass a range of services or systems that are at the edge of medicine/healthcare and information technology. , These are Electronic health records, Telemedicine, Consumer health informatics, Health knowledge management, Virtual healthcare teams, Medical research using Grids, Healthcare Information Systems and mHealth....   [tags: Health Care]

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Teaching: A Lifelong Passion Defined by the First Year

- To begin a career in teaching is to commit oneself to a life long tenure of long hours that is made worth it with an even longer lasting impact. Leaving behind an immeasurable impact, an educator often defines their motivation on a year-by-year basis and their decision to pursue a career in teaching is affected in their Pre-Service years, and solidified during their first year of solo student leading. As a new teacher rectifies the balancing act of career and life outside of their profession into a productive and pleasing coalescence, they have engaged in the marriage of being an influential educator that will be defined by the first year of the union....   [tags: Education ]

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The Articles of Confederation vs. The United States Constitution

- The ratification of the Constitution was vital to the continuance of our country because of its advantages over the Articles of Confederation whose limited successes were faulty and less complete than the constitution that we know today. One of the most important documents in our country had a predecessor that was, at the time, fairly effective in governing the new country. However, I believe that the constitution we have today far outweighs the Articles of Confederation and that it was the perfect decision for our country to ratify it when they did....   [tags: us history]

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The Souls of Black Folk, by W.E.B. Du Bois

- W.E.B. Du Bois The Souls Of Black Folk is a sentinel work both in terms of describing for the modern reader the struggle of the freed slaves in their movement from slave to truly free, but also in describing the character or soul of the black community of the time. Du Bois is very careful in his introduction of the work to point out "and, finally, need I add that I who speak here am bone of the bone and flesh of the flesh of them that live within the Veil?" (Du Bois, 1994, p. vi) Of all the choices, Du Bois makes in his work, his choice to include quotes and a bar of the sorrow song as lead ins to the chapters is the most interesting....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Black Community]

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Managers Must Focus on the Strength of Each Employee

- Clifton and Nelson (1992) suggested if society focused primarily on each person’s strengths and employed them in a job that capitalizes on their strengths more people, and businesses would be successful and efficient. If a company is to ascribe to this model, they must hire the right people; individuals with strengths that match the job for which they are hired. Clifton & Nelson (1992) agreed that our unique talents are significant to success. Each person brings unique talents and skills such as creativity, organization, or networking....   [tags: human resource management, ]

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The Cold War Between East and West During 1949-1989

- How did the Non-Aligned Movement’s (NAM) communication with its member countries promote its successes and failures during the Cold War.   Section A: Plan of Investigation The goal is to understand the effect of the Non-Aligned Movement on the Cold War between East and West during 1949-1989. A structured foundation was formed by the first members of NAM: Nehru of India, Tito of Yugoslavia, Nasser of Egypt, Sukarno of Indonesia and Nkrumah of Ghana. NAM was created during the collapse of the colonial system and independence struggles of many countries at the height of the Cold War....   [tags: communication, member countries]

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William I, The King of England: The Great Conqueror

- When you hear of historical figures that “conquered” a certain time period, you think of barbarians, spartans, or other gruesome, battle-tested men. While William I, the King of England and Duke of Normandy, was also nicknamed the “Conqueror”, he achieved success reigning over his time period in very different ways than that of Genghis Khan or Alexander the Great. Regardless of his path to success, William I played a huge part in the religious evolution of England. Using his advantageous leadership position, William I was able to be prosperous for many decades....   [tags: barbarians, spartans, duke of normandy]

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Breda O'Brien and Ed Curran's Articles on Education Policies

- Introduction There are many statements that have been made to attempt and define leadership. The most commonly accepted is that leadership is the action of providing guidance, direction, authority and management in a societal setting or in an organization. There are many aspects of leadership which include heading a group, having the authority over an organization, being in governance or administration, and being dominant, among others. This paper will analyze two newspaper articles from Irish newspapers in exploration of these aspects and requirements of leadership....   [tags: leadership in Ireland, article analysis]

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Success and Failure of the Civil Rights Movement

- The Civil Rights Movement had a lot going on between 1954 and 1964. While there were some successful aspects of the movement, there were some failures as well. The mixture of successes and failures led to the extension of the movement and eventually a more equal American society. Success was a big part of the Civil Rights Movement. Starting with the year 1954, there were some major victories in favor of African Americans. In 1954, the landmark trial Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka Kansas ruled that segregation in public education was unfair....   [tags: Black Civil Rights in America]

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