Contributing Factors Essays

  • Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

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    Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Smoking is a deadly habit to keep, literally. Smoking along with other contributing factors such as high blood pressure and cholesterol can cause chronic diseases. One disease that has been the number one killer of men and women in the U.S. is cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease has many contributors, but smoking itself is a high risk to contract the disease. Non-smokers also have to pay attention to the air they are breathing because the smoke

  • Bipartisanship

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    bipartisanship does exist. If it does exist, what are the contributing factors to it (convincing individuals, convincing corporations, money, the Senators or House member’s families)? These can be considered to be the independent variables. Presently, the Internet consists of numerous, almost uncountable, sources on bipartisanship. Many magazines and newspapers are major contributors to this subject as well. The amount of scandal contributing to this particular issue creates a level of curiosity that

  • Lord Of The Flies - Symbolism

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    means of visible or sensuous representations. In other words, discussing or explaining a broader, more general topic by linking it symbolically with a specific event in a literary work. The superb use of symbolism in the book is one of the contributing factors to the profoundness of Lord of the Flies. This book is peppered with examples of symbolism, but the ones that stand out the most are: The breaking of Piggy’s spectacles, the representation of the littluns and Jack as the "people" and the government

  • Latin American Independence

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    Latin American Independence Latin American Independence was the drive for independence from Spain and France by the Latin American people. There were many contributing factors that ultimately led to the uprising of Latin American colonies. Europe's strong hold on the economic and political life of Latin America, was creating friction between the Latin Colonies and the European nations. Eventually, this would become enough for the Latin American people and the drive for independence from France and

  • Robert Frost’s After Apple-Picking

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    The second is that it is a metaphor for the Bible story of Adam and Eve. Whatever the interpretation, there is a tension between feelings of regret and satisfaction that is created and sustained throughout the entire poem by the use of many contributing factors. “After Apple-Picking” paints the picture of a chilly evening near the beginning of winter. The speaker has just finished picking apples for that year’s harvest, his ladder still leaning against the tree. There are very few apples left on

  • Juvenile Delinquency in the States

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    systems are managed and executed. Generally, state juvenile delinquency prevention systems were overhauled as a result of the high crime rates in the early 1990s. For my political science Senior Seminar research project, I wanted to look at what factors affected state delinquency rates. I was looking for what effects the reforming (or lack thereof) of these systems has had on the crime committed by juveniles in the states. Working for the Washington, D.C. Public Defender’s Office in the fall of

  • Inequality in Life

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    herself in later life, certain experiences at different stages of the life cycle with regard to education will therefore have an effect on life chances. This essay will examine these in and out of factors and how at different stages in the life cycle they affect life chances. One of the main contributing factors to life chances is education. What someone achieves in his or her academic career exhibits much inequality. It has been a long running trend in employment that those from working class backgrounds

  • Fraud

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    Another 20 percent are dishonest and don't mind doing wrong. That means the remaining 60 percent are potentially dishonest, that's a total of 80 percent of employees which may be dishonest. To understand fraud you first have to determine the contributing factors to why people commit fraud. Some people commit fraud for the sport and thrill of it. There are other recognizable reasons why honest people may commit a breach of trust. Need is the most common reason. A desperate financial need is usually

  • City-States in Lower Mesopotamia

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    City-states in Lower Mesopotamia Factors that contributed to the emergence of city-states in Lower Mesopotamia and the influence the landscape played in the formation of the civilization which emerged. For this essay I considered the question of what factors contributed to the emergence of city-states in Lower Mesopotamia and the influence the landscape played in the formation of the civilization which emerged. Through my research on this topic I found that there is much evidence to support

  • Factors Contributing to Poverty

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    Factors Contributing to Poverty There are many factors that aid the prevalence of poverty. Firstly, it is difficult to assess these causes because the word ‘poverty’ can be very subjective and difficult to define. In attempting to define what poverty is, one would suggest having a lack of income and resources not consistent with the requirements of the poverty line. Three factors that play major roles as causes of poverty would be having a lack of education, systemic discrimination, and

  • The Rise, Fall and Religion of the Inca Empire

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    and the Amazonian rain forest to the east. The Inca Empire was the largest nation on earth during its time and remains the largest native state to have existed in the Western Hemisphere. The growth of this empire was facilitated by three main contributing factors: the building of an intricate 14,000-mile road system that connected the different regions, the imposition of a common language known as Quechua, and a common religion. The fall of the Inca Empire began around 1526, when the Emperor, Huayna

  • Motivational Strategy Guidelines Based On Self-Efficacy

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    to us as individuals. This goal to achieve is evident in young children, manifesting itself early and continuing at some level throughout the school years and on into adulthood. Of particular interest and importance to me as a teacher are contributing factors to students’ motivation to achieve, and motivational strategies that can increase the likelihood of student achievement. At this point, let me state the obvious: Studying motivation is somewhat difficult, because motivation is subjective

  • F&P Gruppo - Gallo Rice

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    the United Kingdom. The company’s stated goal was to achieve market share leadership in an increasingly segmented industry through producing and marketing differentiated higher margin products. Their success to date is a result of many contributing factors. F&P Gruppo is one of the few companies to be involved in the entire rice producing process: from growing and milling to packaging and marketing. They have been dubbed ‘the rice specialist’ and have a competitive advantage of owning the

  • Anasazi Great Houses of the Chaco Canyon Region

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    Native American architecture varies greatly from region to region throughout North America, and was influenced by factors such as climate, kind of community, and the natural environment. Whereas some buildings were designed and constructed for specified functions, others, such as Anasazi great houses, were massive multi-purpose structures. Because great houses from Chaco Canyon are so well preserved, it is possible to have a decent understanding of the structure of Anasazi architecture for analysis

  • Friends Forever

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    to hear the words “peculiar” or “weird” when describing my family and friends. The funny thing is, it really doesn’t bother me. If everyone were the same or what the world refers to as normal, life would be pretty boring. There are several contributing factors as to why I am the way that I am, but more recently, I can say that a group of friends that I became close to during my senior year of high school had a big impact on the person I am today. I know that I wouldn’t have even been associated

  • Boston´s Role in the American Revolution

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    the leading contributions that of which helped start the revolution. One great aspect in getting the kettle burning was the city of Boston, Massachusetts, with non stop revolting, the Boston Tea Party, and also the Boston Massacre, all as contributing factors. Many revolutionists, such as Samuel Adams and Boston’s Sons of Liberty have all played major roles in helping such events to happen. What many people don’t realize is what an impact Boston has had on Americas Freedom. Many causative actions

  • We Must Save the Brazilian Rainforest

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    introduction of the history of the development of Brazil, I have broken the paper into five sections; each section is dedicated to one of the five main contributing factors of deforestation. The five main contributors are cattle ranching, farming, logging, infrastructure development, and weaknesses in the government. In each section I will discuss how each factor effects the environment and Brazil at large. Brazil's rainforest became more heavily populated and invaded by migrants when the Brazilian

  • Trench Coat Mafia And Society

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    Opinion MANY FACTORS CAUSED OUTBURST OF VIOLENCE There is no single factor that caused the outburst of violence on 20th April 1999, in Littleton, Colorado. Blaming a single factor as the cause of the Columbine High School massacre is as ludicrous as a nation blaming an economic crisis on one person alone. There were many contributing factors that led to this massacre, and with that, an array of warning signs, all of which were ignored by most people. If people were searching for a sole factor to blame

  • Analysis of the Collapse of the World Trade Centre

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    everyone's memory was an act of terrorism. Analysing the major contributing factors that caused the collapse of the world trade centre we must first understand what this remarkable structure consisted of and the engineering elements that gave this building world recognition. We must then focus on the events that occurred on day that caused such catastrophic failure of the enormous structure. We can then interpret what the major contributing factors were that resulted in the destruction of the world trade

  • Poverty In the Philippines

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    Poverty In the Philippines The rich, the middle class, and the poor; are described by the way we live and the amount of money one has. There are many different ways of describing what poverty is, whether it is by how you live or how much money you have. What is poverty and what does it mean to be poor? Not many of us know the true meaning of these terms. Poverty is an issue dealt with throughout the world, but we are not all aware if its conditions. Poverty is a very serious problem around