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  • Dayton Hudson Corporation Case Analysis

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    Analysis of Dayton Hudson Corporation Case In the case of Dayton Hudson Corporation, the company fell into a situation of a hostile takeover attempted by the Dart Group in 1987. At that time, Kenneth Macke was the CEO of the Dayton Hudson Corporation and sternly disagreed with letting the company fall into the hands of the Haft’s. Macke’s decision on what could be done to terminate the takeover turned the circumstances over to the hands of the state of Minnesota where Dayton Hudson’s headquarters

  • Dayton Country Clubs

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    There are several different historic country clubs in Dayton, Ohio including the Miami Valley Golf Club, the Dayton Country Club, and the Walnut Grove and Moraine Country Clubs. These country clubs and golf clubs provided entertainment and fun for Dayton families. In fact, in a newspaper article from 1971, the president of the Walnut Grove Country Club, William Blankenship, claimed to thrive on the fact that his club was indeed family oriented. They offered swimming instructions for young members

  • The Dayton Woman’s Club

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    Dayton, Ohio has a well known history that stretches back for Centuries. Sometimes, you take for granted the history of where you were born, but if you take a time line and look back, its clear to see how important it was to reflect on the different stages of triumph and victory that certain historical places like the one that will be talked about in this paper, that is The Woman’s Club. (This historical site) The Woman’s Club has been around for decades, and has been a very important tool for the

  • The Dayton Canoe Club

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    At the dawn of the Twentieth century, cities, like Dayton, had factories being erected almost every day. The Industrialism period brought many people to cities looking for jobs. As cities became crowded and people overworked, a movement began to spend more time outside enjoying nature and all it has to offer. This created an opportunity that Charles W. Shaeffer saw, and jumped on (Dalton 11). He gave way for the idea of a club for those to spend time together, outdoors, to be involved with one

  • The University of Dayton Men’s Basketball Program

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    The University of Dayton Men’s Basketball Program There have been many historical moments with the University of Dayton Flyers Men’s Basketball team, but Mark Weaver recalls of the one that meant most to him. It took place on March 24, 1967, in Louisville’s Freedom Hall for the Final Four of the NCAA (National College Athletic Association) tournament against the highly favored North Carolina Tar Heels (Collett 228). This was the third straight NCAA tournament appearance for the Flyers, but their

  • Cox’s Dayton Daily News

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    The Dayton Daily News was a valued newspaper source in the year 1898, and is still valued today. The year 1898 was a year of extreme success for James Cox, being the year he bought and began to work toward the foundation of the Dayton Daily News. During the years of Cox’s success he was also able to run for governor of Ohio, be elected into congress, host a radio talk show, and become a member of the House of Representatives. Cox took part in many activities throughout the Dayton area. When the

  • Religion Versus Science in The Scopes Monkey Trial

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    Religion Versus Science in The Scopes Monkey Trial The stage was set in Dayton, Tennessee.  The leading actor in this show was a twenty five-year-old science teacher named John T. Scopes. Scopes was under the direction of advancing America.  The playbill read The Scopes “Monkey” Trial.  In 1925 John T. Scopes was encouraged to challenge the Butler Law.  This law had been passed by a small town in Dayton, Tennessee to prohibit teaching contra to those in the Bible. Teaching from an evolutionary

  • rban Sprawl

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    and farming communities.Using more then it needs,replicating new structures and leaving shells.Rehabbing mass living spaces,for the placment of person or persons.Funneling dollars into work projects for the sake of spending.For example I 675 near Dayton, the rehabbing of the Arcade center, and the Salem Mall area. . “Sprawl is a four letter word” “I like living next to the city. I can get off my tractor, walk across the street and get a cup of coffee at the UDF in the morning, go next door for

  • The Dayton Accords

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    The death of the Marshal Josip Broz Tito in 1980, led to a major political transition of Yugoslavia. By taking the Presidency of Serbia in 1987, Milosevic began to pursue authority over Yugoslavian Federation, thus encouraging a different style of rule, the ultra-nationalistic tendency, and advocating for “incendiary Nationalism” towards other ethnic groups and nations of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Simon and Smale). The shift from the Tito’s social-communist ideology to the Serbian-centered

  • Wal Mart and Target Case Study

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    Wal-Mart store was built in Rogers, Arkansas. Wal-Mart's were gradually put up around the United States and then moving to other countries such as Japan. Marshall Fields & Company was started in 1881, which moved to starting Dayton Dry Goods Store into the Dayton Co. The Dayton Co. enters into to the world of discount merchandising starting the first Target. Targets grew all over the United States. Company's Products and Services Wal-Mart has two brands of stores, the regular Wal-Mart and the Super