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    Technology Through the Decades Technology has come a long way since the first institutionalized classroom. The bounds in advancement have been their greatest in the past 100 years alone. But the classroom we know today in American culture has made many adjustments and achievement over many centuries of work, but this paper will only address the past 2 centuries. The modern classroom, with computers, internet, graphing calculators, and video apparatus’, would not exist if not for the many people

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    Lolita: An Analysis of Obsession Through the Decades "Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta." In 1958, Vladimir Nabokov created two of the most unrelenting characters in the history of literature: Humbert Humbert and Lolita Haze. His narrator's voice and main character, Humbert Humbert, explains the complex story of a man and his obsession. To set

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    Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest in the Decade of the World’s Indigenous Populations Introduction On 1 January 1994, the Mayan peoples of Chiapas, Mexico participated in an armed uprising in protest of the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Following a strong trend of harassment, and mistreatment of Mexico’s indigenous populations, the implementation of NAFTA all but abolished the land claims of Mexico’s Indians. The Zapatista uprising, as it has been

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    it. Hip Hop music is a genre whose medium was originally derived from African American Vernacular English. There are many popular musical artists in the United States and other countries today who are involved in this cultural movement that began decades ago. Over time, questions have risen about African American Vernacular English (AAVE), its origins and how it stands unique from Standard English. More recently a new term has come about in the sociolinguistics field of AAVE. Hip Hop Nation Language

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    Or Distinctly different? “The postwar years are remembered as a time of affluence, consumerism, conformity, and stability, a time when American enjoyed an optimistic faith in progress and technology.”(Heretta, pg.779) These words best describe the decade that Americas experienced in the 1950’s. It was age of dad’s always-right attitude and a culture that was family centered. The standard of living for American’s was the best in the world. The times just looked to perfect lives were lived to privately

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    Crime decreases; student population increases in Mission Hill over the past decade "When I first started here, the area was so bad, that we had patrolling guard dogs. Now, the crime has gone down so much, and the neighborhood has become a better place," said Dave Welch, a 30-year resident of Mission Hill, member of the Mission Hill Crime Committee, and head of security for the New England Baptist Hospital, located on top of the neighborhood known as Mission Hill. Mission Hill is located in

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    During the past few decades we have seen a shift from Industrial work to Information technology work Industrial Work To Information Technology Work During the past few decades we have seen a shift from industrial work to information technology work. Why are educated professionals losing their jobs? Why is this happening? According to Rifkin, he believes the end of work is near. The three points of interest our massive unemployment, automation in factories and the dissolving of the middle

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    Kaushik.P All rights reserved. Short sections of text, not to exceed two paragraphs, may be quoted without explicit permission provided that full credit, including © notice, is given to the source. "Impact of RBI’s Monetary Policy for the Last Two Decades and Medium Term Strategy for Managing Foreign Exchange Reserves." --Macro Economics Kaushik.P Srinagar Colony, Off Raj Bhavan Road, 24, South Mada Street, Chennai - 600015, India Preamble: The Monetary Policy, traditionally announced twice a year

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    Decade: Up to 1775 Prompt: Economic (South& Slavery) Title: The Mighty Plantations The economy of the south was based on plantations and slave labor. As European settlers arrived, they received large portions of land and established plantations, accumulating even more land by taking advantage of the headright system. The huge plantations were used to grow cash crops such as tobacco, indigo, and rice. Tobacco was one of the more lucrative crops

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    The Decade

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    The 1990’s an innovative decade. Technology was starting to become popular; presidents changed the way we lived and wars were ended. For example, Internet was created. Internet is a large influence on the way we live. Now, people everywhere cannot function without the Internet. Jobs, assignments and games all involve the Internet. Also during the 1900’s Bill Clinton helped pass laws that helped the lower class to earn jobs and help them. Because of Clinton’s time in office, many people were able

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    1880-1890

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    1880-1890 The decade from 1880-1890 was an interesting time for America, giving rise to great advancement in architecture, inventions and businesses. For instance, such now famous companies as Sears Roebuck Company, DeBeers and Johnson & Johnson opened in this time (Timeline). Also, the Brooklyn Bridge, the largest suspension bridge in the world was set up in 1883 (Museum). This decade saw another milestone for architecture, the skyscraper. The first skyscraper, built in Chicago out of an all-iron

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    1940-1949

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    Women had to play the role as mother and father. They had to carry on jobs their husbands used to do, maintain the household environment, and in some cases played baseball to keep the economy up and keep people happy. According to the book, American Decades, by Victor Bond, the war was what brought the country out of depression. The pressure to prepare and produce goods from for the war was enough to jump-start the economy. After the war, the economy kept booming and people were finally getting their

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    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Elton John and the Loss of Sexual Autonomy The past three decades have been filled with contrasting types of popular music, which reflect an evolving culture. What was popular in the Seventies provides a sharp contrast to what appealed to audiences in the Nineties. Ironically, the earlier decade was filled with ideas of freedom and non-conformity, while ideas of clear categories and cautionary reluctance dominate the latter. Despite the supposed 1970’s ‘revival’ in the

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    The History and Future of Computers Computers have been around for many decades, doing tasks such as counting much faster than any human could ever do. The first computers were so inefficient compared to the computers we have today, they couldn’t do half of what computers can do today. Some say that computers aren’t the way of the future, while others say that computers will bring civilization to a new era, a more complex, and magnificent place, where our wildest dreams will become a reality

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    Problems And Preventions Of Ebola And AIDS

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    Viruses have become of great concern all across the world in the last few decades. The most common and the most talked about killer virus is AIDS, a virus that starts out as HIV and then proceeds to develop into a immune breaker that ultimately kills its human host. So far, there is no cure for AIDS, and most unfortunately the numbers of deaths from AIDS only continues to grow. However, another virus has gained much public and national attention. That virus is called Ebola. It is thought that Ebola's

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    Flappers

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    Station, information on flapper culture, ties to sites with pictures of vintage flapper clothing http://www.geocities.com/flapper_culture/ Flapper Culture, first person articles about the age, literary ties in the age and many details about the decade of decadence. http://home.earthlink.net/~dlarkins/slang-pg.htm The Internet Guide to Jazz Age Slang, jazz dictionary for terms like “applesauce” and “petting party” Mowry, George Edwin, The Twenties: Fords, Flappers, and Fanatics, Englewood

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    gender gap in pay

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    Social Interaction Of Interest Throughout the 20th century, there has been a definite difference between men and women and their median income. Studies show that women’s median earnings are substantially less than men’s earnings. However, this “earnings gap” has started to close recently, bringing the percentage of women’s earnings closer to that of the median earnings of men. According to the Census Bureau, the gap stayed relatively constant from 1960 to 1980. From 1980 to 2000 the median of women’s

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    History Of Cleveland

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    Cleaveland was what now would be an unheard of 7. In 10 years however the population grew to 57, 10 years following that increasing by almost %1100! What did 1840 now spell, as “Cleveland” was the 45th largest city in the nation at 6,071 people. Decade by decade Cleveland grew, becoming more of a populated city then others. Just 40 years after being the 45th largest city in the nation it was the 12th. When the 20th century came around Cleveland was proud to be the 7th largest city in the nation with

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    Venezuela

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    international community over the last four decades and has come forth as a regional leader for the Latin American and the Caribbean regions. Venezuela forms one of the most integral parts of Latin America. While its' being a leader of Latin America as a whole cannot be overlooked, its' even greater role as part of the Caribbean cannot be ignored. This paper will examine the International and Regional Foreign Policy of Venezuela during the last four decades, in the context of international, regional

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    68 billion people that will be added to the world population between 1995 and 2050, Asia will contribute some 2 billion. This enormous increase is due to the already massive size of the population. Most of this growth will occur in the next three decades. Between 1995 and 2025 Asia's population will grow by 1.35 billion - between 2025 and 2050 the increase is projected to be just 658 million. China is the world's largest population, estimated to be around 1.24 billion in 1998. It grows at a rate of

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