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  • The Mayflower Compact

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    The Mayflower Compact As of September 1620, a merchant ship called the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, a port on the coast of England (http://www.history.com/topics/mayflower). The Mayflower’s cargo was dry goods and wine but the ship also carried passengers, about 102 of them, who were all hoping to start a new life on the other side of the Atlantic. Forty of these passengers were Protestant Separatists–they called themselves “Saints”. These saints hoped to establish a new church in the New World

  • The Mayflower Compact

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    From the first European migrants to America in the eighteenth century, we as the collective American people have set forward certain moral standards, first in the Mayflower Compact, and later, when the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were ratified. But even beyond our written laws, citizens of the United States have other unspoken guidelines that we follow on a day to day basis that affect the way we act and perceive, as well as our interactions with other people—Especially when

  • Compact City: Improving Urban Development In The Compact City

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    the cities should be developed in future into sustainable model, the compact city hypothesis has been proposed to upgrade urban sustainability of cities. The Compact city has become a popular urban development form and how the form of cities- e.g. their density, size, layout of streets, and building forms can contribute in sustainability. In this paper I analyse different views on compact city by analysing different cities. Compact city is characterize by high density, mixed use land, efficient public

  • The Creation Of The Compact Disc

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    The Creation Of The Compact Disc The creation of the compact disc, better known as the CD, can be traced back to the late 1960s. A Dutch scientist named Klass Compaan of Philips Research conceived the idea for the CD. He teamed with another scientist, Piet Kramer, who together introduced the first color videodisc prototype in 1972. Sony teamed up with Philips on the creation of the compact disc, and together they were able to develop a standard, universal compact disc to hold audio information

  • The Importance Of The Mayflower Compact

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    The Importance of the Mayflower Compact The Mayflower Compact was written as a temporary form of government due to the unfair treatment that was endured by some of the Mayflower occupants. They also felt that the order should come from someone of much higher authority i.e. the king. The colonists were also unruly due to the lack of government; therefore some of the colonist thought they could do what they preferred. But by signing of the Mayflower Compact, did put the end to all the unrest while

  • The Compact Disk Revolution

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    The Compact Disk Revolution The use of computers was challenged, until recently, by a simple yet seemingly insurmountable problem: the transmission of data between one fixed hard drive and another. Traditional methods, such as floppy and ZIP disks, have extremely limited capacity. These are appropriate only for smaller documents and files. They are also fragile and prone to data corruption, notably I/O (input-output) errors. These flaws make them inappropriate for the transfer of large--or important--files

  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

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    Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Many of you probably did not realize that you could spend twenty dollars for a light bulb, and most of you are wondering why you would. The answer will surprise you: to save money. Before you decide that I have completely lost my mind, hear me out. The light bulb that I am referring to is a compact fluorescent light bulb, commonly called a CF. This is a self‑contained fluorescent light that fits into standard 120‑volt light fixtures. When compared with incandescent

  • The Mayflower Compact Essay

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    Shelby Jensen The Mayflower & Compact Jan.12, 2015 Mrs. Newell The Mayflower Intro- A group of separatists from England who were trying to separate themselves from the Church of England and fleeing religious persecution, were known as the Pilgrims. They fled to Holland, when that did not work out as planned they got permission from the London Company to form an American colony on their land, Jamestown. They were backed by investors and started packing supplies on two ships for the voyage.

  • Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal?

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    Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal? The article written by Peter Gordon and Harry W. Richardson entitled; Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal? shows various arguments against the reason for compact cities to become implemented. They use the city of Toronto in the beginning of the article to compare it with cities in the United States. Throughout the article many topics and arguments are discussed which are; agricultural land, density preferences, energy glut, the scope for transit

  • Compact Flourescent Lamp and the Environment

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    Compact Flourescent Lamp and the Environment Abstract Technological advances have come a long way since the incandescent light bulb. Today, the compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) is the most energy efficient light bulb on the market. In the beginning, consumers had resistance toward the CFL. With governmental support in establishing energy-efficient lighting programs, the CFL have been able to stay in the market and improve throughout the years. Introduction With the advances in technology

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