Comparing Sources Essays

  • Comparing Sources of Research Material

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    Comparing Sources of Research Material The purpose of the assignment is to compare and contrast the source of research material available to a learner. We were first assigned to find a source from the Internet, and the second assignment was to find another source from the periodicals in the USCA library. This comparison will help each individual to determine the type of reading that benefits him or her the most. From these two sources, I learned a great deal of information about the different

  • Comparing Two Sources

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    Comparing Two Sources There are disagreements and agreements between source A and source B. Source A was from a report written by a journalist Humphrey Tyler, who worked for a South African magazine. The report was written later on the same day that the shooting occurred. Source B was from an English newspaper, published the day after the shooting. Source A and source B both agree and disagree with each other over different things. In both sources they agree that there were Saracens involved

  • Comparing Sources A and B and their Agreement about Prohibition

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    Comparing Sources A and B and their Agreement about Prohibition In 1920 Prohibition came into effect across the United States. Between January 1920 and December 1933 it was against the law to make, sell or transport alcoholic drinks in the USA. This was written into the American Constitution by the 18th Amendment. Both sources, A and B agree about certain aspects of Prohibition, they both talk about the influence of the anti-saloon league. Source A says “among possible explanations we

  • Boomerang Kids on the Rise

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    Radio, they discuss college tuition with College Board's senior policy analyst Sandy Baum, who is the co-author of the 2008 report "Trends in College Pricing”. Baum, says that college t... ... middle of paper ... .../empsit/cpseed16.pdf This source is a chart with statistics directly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics regarding unemployment rates in the U.S. in 2010 and 2011 It separates the population by age, sex, race and ethnicity. This information is geared towards people looking for precise

  • Working Conditions of Children in Textile Mills

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    Working Conditions of Children in Textile Mills After thorough investigation into 5 sources referring to the working conditions for children in factories during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, we now have the opportunity to bind all the facts together and create a detailed account. However, there are still questions over the reliability of some of the sources, so further research and comparisons with other mills need to be made. Making comparisons will also indicate the

  • Soldiers' Account of Trench Life

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    essay I will be discussing and comparing the accuracy and differences between the soldiers' accounts of the trenches and official accounts composed by the government. I will use my own knowledge as well as many sources from the booklet provided. The sources that I shall use will come from many categories including primary accounts of soldiers in the trenches, photographs, paintings, propaganda and official government accounts. I will note the uses of the sources including their strengths and

  • Creating a Viable Budget

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    If you are beginning a new job, it is a good idea to use your calculator to multiply your hourly, daily, or weekly wage out to determine just how much you make in a month's time. Then look at any additional income that you might have from various sources like interest from investments, child support, alimony, or other income streams. Once you have a good idea of your total monthly income, then you can begin the next stage of planning your personal budget. 2. Obtain All of Your Financial Statements

  • P1 Unit 4 Business Information Analysis

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    interviews and so on. Secondary: This is information gotten from different sources for example this information could be obtained through the internet or perhaps from a newspaper etc. Purpose of information Operational: This is

  • Pros And Cons Of Social Media Essay

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    must first critique and analyze if a source is even reliable enough to count for any opinion. The main difference between a four and a one source author is that within a four’s author, there is some type of evidence

  • Comparing Two Magazines

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    Comparing Two Magazines For my compare and contrast essay, I have decided to compare two magazines in the financial and business world of entrepreneurs. The name of the first magazine is ” Small business opportunities” and the second magazine is “Entrepreneurs – Be your own boss” The theme of the first magazine is to highlight, how and what type of businesses to start and make money without putting in much of the hard work. The very first page of the magazine shows an absolute image of the

  • Evaluation Of A Website About The Australian Federation

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    could suggest a metaphor that Federation is lasting for years, but not going further in progress. A look at a single website source suggests and answers a lot, but must we find out the reliability of this source on federation. If we consider the website,, we can pinpoint its perfections and flaws, and state whether this source can be trusted. At this time, publications can have flaws due to who, what, when, where, why and how it was made. Firstly

  • Comparing Knowledge in Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy and Hume’s An Enquiry Concerning

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    Comparing Knowledge in Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy and Hume’s An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Rationalists would claim that knowledge comes from reason or ideas, while empiricists would answer that knowledge is derived from the senses or impressions. The difference between these two philosophical schools of thought, with respect to the distinction between ideas and impressions, can be examined in order to determine how these schools determine the source of knowledge

  • Working Conditions for Children in Textile Mills in the Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

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    19 centuries. I will examine and discuss the working conditions at Quarry Bank Mill and compare them with the other sources. The sources are paragraphs containing information about other different mills around England. I will write about the context of the sources, are they primary or secondary, are the sources reliable or biased, do the sources give evidence etc. Source A is a paragraph of an eyewitness account of a visit to Quarry Bank Mill which was taken from the book “The Conditions

  • Comparing Wordsworth's Ode to Duty and Elegiac Stanzas

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    Comparing Wordsworth's Ode to Duty and Elegiac Stanzas A past attitude is reverted to and revised in Wordsworth's "Ode to Duty" and "Elegiac Stanzas." Employing geographic metaphors, both celestial and earth-bound, the poems climb over rocky Wordsworthian terrain that details his reconciliation between past and present and implications of the future. Though vastly different stylistically‹"Ode to Duty" utilizes an antiquated verse form and language, while "Elegiac Stanzas" is written in Wordsworth's

  • Can the Source of Aggression be Found in the Brain?

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    Can the Source of Aggression be Found in the Brain? In Holland, male members of a certain family were found to be prone to violent outbursts; one male, criticized by his employer, attempted to run him over with a car - another raped his sister and was sent to a mental hospital - a third coerced his sister into undressing by threatening her with a knife. Such men display retarded motor development, difficulties in task planning, and awkward sexual behavior. (1). Recently, researchers claimed

  • Catholics in Northern Ireland

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    Catholics in Northern Ireland 1. Source A indicates the problems Catholics in Northern Ireland had finding jobs in the 1960's. It says, "The big employers were privately run companies" who could easily be "anti-Catholic" and gives the example of the Belfast shipyard which was the biggest source of employment in the city which out of 10,000 workers only employed 400 Catholics. This shows even the biggest companies were anti-Catholic. Source A also gives the example of Fermanagh, a County

  • The Change of a River From Its Source to Its Mouth

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    The Change of a River From Its Source to Its Mouth Main Aim: To find out in which ways a river changes from its source to its mouth. We traveled to the west coast of Wales to find out how a river changes from its source to its mouth. We were situated in the small rural village of Tal-y-bont, which was near the town of Aberystwyth. The river that we decided to test out with our hypothesis and find out our aim on was the river Einion. The river Einion is a tributary to the river Dovey

  • The White Feather Campaign

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    The White Feather Campaign 1. The message of the poster, source A, is for families to encourage the man to sign up for the army and go off to war to fight for the country. They did this because compared to the German army at the beginning of the war, it was very small. The artist conveys the message of two women who are both from different classes waving off their husbands and sons who are going off to war. They are comforting each other implying that all women should come together and

  • Two Sources on Desegregation and the Little Rock Nine

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    as they wanted. Source A tells us about the 9 black students who ‘risked their lives for a principle’, by enrolling at Little Rock High School. It tells us about the federal troops who kept the angry mob of white students at bay, but it doesn’t tell us when the event happened. This would affect the source’s usefulness as is doesn’t give a specific key fact. It was written by the ‘Chicago Daily Defender’ which is a black newspaper. This would reduce the reliability of the source as it is likely to

  • Plagiarism And Academic Integrity

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    Academic Integrity As defined in the dictionary, plagiarism is “to take someone else’s ideas, words, etc. and use them as one’s own”. Just like the source of this definition is mentioned here, it is very important for everyone to quote the original sources of any material they use for their own reports, essays or any piece of writing. If they fail to do so, then it will be termed as “plagiarism”. Previously students used to copy paragraphs from a range of scholarly journals or books, which was very