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During the past few decades we have seen a shift from Industrial work to Information technology work. Recently our country has just recovered from an economic depression. This depression was a "wake up call" for many people, as they saw highly educated professionals loosing their jobs. Why, were these educated people loosing their jobs?-Did they break the rules, not get along with their bosses, or loose their cool? No, they did not have the flexibility, versatility, and cooperative skills that
Educational psychology, Pedagogy, Educational practices, Learning, Curricula, Problem-based learning, Cooperative learning, Skill, Educational technology, Management, Cooperative, 21st century skills
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Author\'s Background: Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts on July 4th, 1804. Hawthorne lived poor due to his father\'s death when he was four, but he was helped by relatives and enrolled in college where he displayed an interest in writing. In college, he met a friend who would prove to be an invaluable help Franklin Pierce, future President of the United States. In 1825 he graduated and lived with his uncle in Salem for 12 years, devoting his time to reading, writing, and scra
English-language films, The Scarlet Letter, Arthur Dimmesdale, Hester Prynne, Roger Chillingworth, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Prynne, Hester, Chillingworth, Pearl, Hawthorne, Roger's Version
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Nationalism is the devotion of people to the interests of its nation or the love of one\'s country to stay independent. Nationalism played a major role in the downfall of Napoleon in that he wanted an empire and his opponent\'s wanted independence. As Napoleon was conquering lands and creating a vast empire his troops stressed in the far lands that they conquered life, liberty and equality. Although Napoleon did not realize, it triggered nationalistic feelings among the conquered nations. Spain
French emperors, House of Bonaparte, France, Napoleonic Wars, Coalition Wars, Napoleon, Hundred Days, Battle of Waterloo, War of the Fifth Coalition
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There is a noticeable comparison between the poem "The Mirror" By Sylvia Plath & the article "Barbie" that appeared in the Newsday Tuesday November 18, 1997. The comparison is about how people look, and how society could reflect how you may feel about your looks. In the poem "The Mirror" it tells about a lady who dislikes the way she looks. She thinks of herself as being ugly. In the article it tells how Mattel (the makers of Barbie) want to change the looks & features of Barbie. The reason for
Barbie films, Barbie, Mattel, Computer-animated films, Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse, Barbie Girl
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Relationship, External Nature and Dignity in The Old Man and The Sea Man has always suffered his most to achieve his goal. However if one doesn\'t experience the danger; will not be prepared to handle his problems. Experience is a part of life which gives man his true identity. Does this identity comes from one\'s luck or struggle? Relationships on the other hand interpret strength and dignity. Ernest Hemingway has shown this through Manolin\'s behavior. He is a young boy who follows Santiago a
Film, American literature, The Old Man and the Sea, Literature, Marlin, Ernest Hemingway, Santiago, Dignity, Goal!
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Day It was 1944, and the United States had now been an active participant in the war against Nazi Germany for almost three and a half years, nearly six years for the British. During that period occurred a string of engagements fought with ferocious determination and intensity on both sides. There is however, one day which stands out in the minds of many American servicemen more often than others. June 6, 1944, D-Day, was a day in which thousands of young American boys, who poured onto the beach
Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune, France, Battle for Caen, Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Normandy landings, Underwater Demolition Team, Invasion of Normandy, Gold Beach, Juno Beach
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Anne Frank lived with her family in a pleasant house. For Anne and her sister, Margot, their early childhood was a sucure place inhabited by loving parents, relatives and nurses. However, the Nazis had gained power in some parts of Germany. The Nazis wanted all Jews to be killed. Otto Frank, Anne\'s father, did not hestitate to wait for the Nazis to come into full power. In 1933, the Franks left Frankfort. Mrs. Frank and the two girls joined her mother in Aachen, near the Belgian border. Otto F
Anne Frank, Women in World War II, Stateless people, English-language films, The Diary of Anne Frank, Otto Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl, Margot Frank, The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank, Miep Gies
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kness The two books 1984 and The Left Hand of Darkness help to define humanity and truth. Humanity is the condition, quality or fact of being human collectively. The definition of truth is things as they are, things as they have been, and things as they are to come. Truth can not change because it does not reflect a personal perspective. These books illustrate how humans relate towards themselves, friends, enemies, and humanity as a whole while. Truth allows humans to stand-alone. When they find
Fiction, Literature, Philosophy, Historical revisionism, Mass surveillance, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Social science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness, Julia, Truth, The Darkness, Enchanted World Series
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The state of Alaska has proven to have a majority of Republican voters. From 1972 to 2004, this state has voted for all of the Republican candidates. This turns an obvious 100% of these elections with a Republican majority. This astounding statistic truly shows the interests on the voters in Alaska. These voting results prove this obvious conclusion along with all of the state’s government officials. The governor, representative, and two senators are all Republicans. The largest state in the co
Republican Party, Alaska, Rockefeller Republican, Conservatism in the United States, Democratic Party, 25th Alaska State Legislature, Alaska Republican Party
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The Beatles were one of the top bands in the sixties with over two hundred songs recorded (Artist Facts: The Beatles). Many Beatles songs were said to have a hidden meaning, often thought to be referring to drugs like LSD, such as in the songs “Help” and “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”. A few other songs like “I Am a Walrus,” “I Call Your Name,” “If I Fell,” “I Am a Loser,” “I’m So Tired,” and many more, are said to have a second meaning as well (Cross). One particular song that is debatable as
Counterculture of the 1960s, Torch songs, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Knights Bachelor, The Beatles, For No One, The Word, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Hey Jude, Yesterday
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