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Global Warfair Global Studies Final Exam Outline 1) Discuss the factors that make Asia a rising importance in the world. A) Rising importance 1) Good trade 2) Higher education 3) Outstanding transportation 4) Highest literacy rate (99% in Japan) B) Economic 1) Import/export imbalance 2) Electronics, bicycles, computers 3) Intensive farming/ nomadic herding 4) Fishing C) Cultural 1) Chinese influence on art/architecture 2) Variety of languages 3) Religion-East Asia 4) Long literacy tradition 5) M
Graduate Student Edward Morgan Education Adolescent Development in Educational Contexts Workshop Project One of the most complex periods of adjustment for adolescents is the shift from high school to college. When adolescents begin to grow up and advance to higher education they are also being asked to become autonomous, abstract thinking, problem solving, planning individuals. This type of transition is unique to their life experience. For many adolescents, this will be the time when they are e
Greenland Greenland The geography of Greenland is quite ironic considering its name. Greenland is Located in the northern part of North America. It is between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Canada. Greenland’s area is approximately 2,715,600 square kilometers. Its area is slightly more than 3 times the size of Texas. It is the largest island in the world. It is also primarily by the Davis Strait and Baffin Bay and from Iceland on the east, by the Denmark Strait. Gree
Heaven on Earth Jonathan Fraiman English 112 2/21/00 The Interview Essay To give you a broader picture of who I am, I want to tell you about some things I have been privileged enough to do that many only dream about. My Dad has instructed me in flying a single engine airplane as we have flown our family of six round-trip from Bedford, Massachusetts to Homer, Alaska seven times, as well as to other parts of the country. During these transcontinental trips, totaling over 500 hours, I have viewed t
importance of teaching nutrition in schools Nutrition should be taught as a part of the health curriculum because, it is important for children to learn healthy lifestyle behaviors. “Nutrition is the area of health that focuses on planning a healthful diet and includes choosing a variety of foods from the Food Guide Pyramid, adhering to dietary guidelines, reading food labels, making food selections to reduce the risk of disease, making healthful selections when dining out, considering food safe
Indians Immigrating to America Their homeland has the second largest population in the world, yet in America they form one of our smallest minorities. Americans were influenced by their beliefs long before the first immigrants arrived, and an important interchange of ideas has continued to the present day. Although many came to America as early as the turn of the century, they were denied citizenship until a congressional act granted it in 1946. Now they are students and teachers in our universi
Intrnational MKT research Canada TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Introduction Canada -- USA\'s Largest Trading Partner NAFTA Introduction Exporting Guidelines Incentives Customs Contacts Trade Contacts Company Specific -- Massasoit Machine, Inc. Manufacturers\' Representative Recommendations Appendices A Country Data B Canadian Domestic Economy C Canadian Trade Statistics D Canada - New England Trade Summary, 1997 E NAFTA: A Partnership at Work F (SIC-3081) - Machine Shop Industry G List of Major Indu
jill 1. One force that is driving the strategic direction of Dell is the server market. Dell is currently fourth in server sales. Dell has also moved into the international market, including various web pages for different countries, each with separate languages. Computers are also manufactured in foreign markets to cut cost. CEO Michael Dell has pushed for a move toward a standardization of products. Dell plans to customize web sites for companies, and working on automatic purchase-approval pro
lawyer Career Project P.J. Hall Pd.6 Lawyer The career I have chosen is to become a lawyer, in either a private practice or firm, or for the government. The definition of a lawyer is an advocate or advisor in society, that is as an advocate, to represent one of the opposing parties in a criminal or civil trial, and as an advisor to counsel clients as to their legal rights and suggest courses of action. But that is not all a lawyer is about. Being a lawyer takes hard work, dedication, and many ye
Mary Wolstonecraft Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, was the daughter of the radical feminist, Mary Wollstonecraft, and the political philosopher, William Godwin, and the wife of the Romantic poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley. Through these familial affiliations, she was also acquainted with Lord Byron, Samuel T. Coleridge, and other literary figures such as Charles and Mary Lamb. Surrounded by such influential literary and political figures of the Romantic Age, it is not surprising that as an adole
Mauritania Mauritania is a poorly developed country with a low GDP (gross domestic products), which totally depends on agricultures and livestock, which have been lately demolished by droughts. It has a purchasing power partly of $2.8 billion, a GDP real growth rate of 4%, which is also low, and a GDP per capital of $1,200. Mauritania makes $390 million a year on iron ore, fish, and fish products. Mauritania imports $335 million a year and its commodities are foodstuffs, consumer’s goods, petrol
Maxine Hong Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston (27 October 1940-) Pin-chia Feng National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan See also the Kingston entry in DLB Yearbook: 1980. BOOKS: The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (New York: Knopf, 1976; London: John Lane, 1977); China Men (New York: Knopf, 1980); Hawaii One Summer: 1978 (San Francisco: Meadow Press, 1987); Through the Black Curtain (Berkeley: Friends of the Bancroft Library, University of California, 1987); Tripmaster Monkey: His Fa
Middle East Introduction In December 1985, the Canadian press reported the death by suicide of hundreds of field mice in the Middle East. In an apparently instinctive reaction to a problem of over-population, the mice wilfully plunged to their doom off the cliffs of the Golan Heights. This bizarre story was the subject not only of straight news coverage in the Canadian press, but also of an editorial in the Globe and Mail on December 20. On November 1, 1985, the Globe and Mail also ran a photogr
Millenium WHAT ARE MY GOALS AND HOPES FOR THE MEW MILLENNIUM Music, science, nature, and games have all developed through out the past millennium. It has been a thousand year of innovation, invention, and excitement. Looking back on the last millennium makes my hopes for the new millennium even greater. By seeing all that has already happened, I wonder what else can happen. I think about what just about everything will be like in the new millennium, but most of alI, I think of what new adventure
Nintendo in Hungary Nintendo In Hungary Geographical Settings: Hungary is located in central Europe and it covers about 93,000 square kilometers. It is bounded to the north by Slovakia, to the east by Ukraine and Romania, to the south by Yugoslavia and Croatia, and to the west by Slovenia and Austria. Most of the eastern part of the country is flat, but the northwestern area has rolling hills and low mountains. Almost 55% of the land is suitable for cultivation, allowing the country to be nearly
Opium War The Opium War only lasted from 1839-1842 and 1856-1860, but it was far more devastating to Chinas view as the center of the world. China had always treated the outside as inferior and felt that when faced with conflict they could overcome them. Until the nineteenth century, China had been able to withstand the Western Powers not because they were stronger, but because of a lack of conflict. What the Qing dynasty, the emperor family at reign during this time period, could not know was
Ortientations introduction of its moroccan internet portal EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Orientation is dedicated to developing and connecting Internet communities in the cyberworld beyond North America and Western Europe, its aim is to help people explore this world thoroughly and easily. As we move into the 21st century, the Internet is going to change. What was once a very American phenomenon is finally living up to its name, The World Wide Web. In Asia, South America, Eastern Europe, The Middle East, Th
pain in the world LIBERAL PARTY PLATFORM OVERVIEW OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL THE LIBERAL PLAN FOR THE FUTURE OF CANADA STRONG FINANCES · As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce the 29% top tax rate to 26% for incomes ranging from $60,000 to $100,000, and we will eliminate the deficit reduction surtax. · In 2000, we reduced the 26% middle rate for those earning between $30,000 and $60,000 to 24%. As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce it further, to 22%. · As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce the bottom r
prerevolution of russia Steps Towards the Russian Revolution “I shall maintain the principle of autocracy just as firmly and unflinchingly as it was preserved by my unforgettable dead father” (Nicholas II). In spite of the Czar’s decrees and declarations, Russia, by the beginning of the 20th century, was overripe for revolution, is supported by political and monarchial Russia. Nicholas II was the Czar of Russia from 1896-1917, and his rule was the brute of political disarray. An autocrat, Nichol
Research on Hong Kong Hong Kong, British dependency in eastern Asia, on the South China Sea, bordered by China on the north. It is made up of many islands, a portion of the mainland, and a considerable expanse of water surface. It has a land area of 1076 sq km (415 sq mi). Despite its small size, Hong Kong plays an important role in the world economy. Geography The dependency can be divided into three main regions-Hong Kong Island and nearby islets; the mainland Kowloon Peninsula and Stonecutter
slavery3 A person who is held in bondage to another; one who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who is held as possession; one who has no freedom, but who is and services are wholly under the control of another", this is the definition of a typical slave. What comes to your mind when you hear the word slave? What do most people picture in their head when they hear the word "Slave"? Most people automatically see different color when the word slave is mentioned. People in this society d
social issue The United States and Japan are very firm allies. On the security side, the United States and Japan are linked by a mutual security treaty. Despite all the attention in the press and negative attitudes toward Japan in Washington, particularly among government agencies that have to face the frustrations of Japans competitiveness, many American businessmen are doing very good business in Japan. The figures demonstrate this. Japan is Americas most important overseas trading partner, it
steps towards the russian revolution "I shall maintain the principle of autocracy just as firmly and unflinchingly as it was preserved by my unforgettable dead father.” (Nicholas II) In spite of the Czar\'s decrees and declarations, Russia, by the beginning of the 20th century, was overripe for revolution. This statement is supported by political and socioeconomic conditions in late monarchial Russia. Nicholas II was the Czar of Russia from 1896-1917, and his rule was the brute of political disa
summary of brian b Uniting a country is a difficult task. This is clearly displayed in Morgan Llywelyn’s novel, Brian Boru- Emperor of the Irish. This novel is the journey of a young boy to manhood; however, it is solidified by his constant battle to unite all of the people of Ireland under one king. It begins when Brian is a boy known as Brian mac Kennedy. His father is the leader of the Dalcassian tribe. Brian had many brothers but his favorite was Mahon, his oldest brother. As a child Brian l
The Country of Ireland The Country of Ireland Population Ireland has been inhabited since Stone Age times. For more than five thousand years peoples moving westwards across the European continent have settled in the country and each new group of immigrants, Celts, Vikings, Normans, English, has contributed to its present population. In 1841, shortly before the Great Famine, the area comprising the present Irish State had a population of over 6.5 million. The next census (1851) showed a massive d
the history of the internet The internet has come a very long way in the past 50 years. New inovations such as integrated software and hardware has changed the way that poeple view and obtain information today. The internet is a global computer network connecting millions and millions of users throughout the world. "It is a network connecting many computer networks and is based on a common addressing system and communications protocol."It has become one of the fastest growing forms of communicat
The Wasteland Ceremonies are prevalent throughout T.S. Eliot’s poem "The Waste Land". Eliot relies on literary contrasts to illustrate the specific values of meaningful, effectual rituals of primitive society in contrast to the meaningless, broken, sham rituals of the modern day. These contrasts serve to show how ceremonies can become broken when they are missing vital components, or they are overloaded with too many. Even the way language is used in the poem furthers the point of ceremonies, bo
world civ cheat S.Asin phiosophies to the West. Third World countries w/ collective widespread lasting poverty in Asia , Africa, South and Cent, Amer. Low life expect. High inf. mortality. Poor health. Underdeveloped, lack of resources create this as well as colonization and exploitation by imperial powers. Trench Warfare (WWI) a new dev\'d method of fighting utilizing ditches dug on the western front=deadlock and killing thousands of soldiers for virtual stalemate. 3X Entente-France, Russ, GB (
law I am entering Georgia Tech as an international affairs major. I hope to enter law school after I graduate and pursue a career in international law. A long term goal of mine is to become a state or federal judge after having experience as a lawyer. Other fields of law that I find interesting are environmental, civil, probate and elder law. I interviewed a lawyer concentrated in the field of civil law. Mr. Douglas Noonan grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and attended the University of Kentucky w
ttt Music in education is essential to our children because it increases their listening skills and is a common method of communication for cultures worldwide. Music is Education There are schools attempting to eliminate teaching musical arts to our children. The board of education claims they must provide education by concentrating on the basic academic courses, but what they don\'t realize is that music is a major part of basic education. We must not allow them to pull the teaching of music ou
Europe Friday, July 23rd -- Paris, France I spent my second night in a youth hostel in Paris last night. I arrived in Paris around 6:00am local time two days ago. The flight from LAX to Orly airport was ten about hours long. It wasn\'t so bad, though. There was nobody sitting next to me and a nice, elderly French lady two seats away. The charter flight that I flew on was run by a French airline, and it seemed that the majority of the passengers were French-speaking. When we were taking off from
H e I d e g g e r s Metaphysics H e I d e g g e r’ s Metaphysics and its application to Filipino’s PATRIOTISM and NATIONAL PRIDE OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY: 1. To be able for Filipino to know heidegger’s Metaphysics and apply it to their everyday living. 2. To be able to know that the foundation of success is oneself 3. To be able to encourage Filipino people to evaluate themselves; 4. To be able to maximize Filipinos’ good values and minimize their weakness; 5. To be able to develop discipline and
Morlas "Morality differs in every society, and it is a convenient term of socially approved habits." Ruth Benedict, Patterns of Culture (1934) Human morals and morality have been pondered for hundreds of years by some of the most enlightened people in human existence. Morals are defined by the culture in which you are born. People\'s way of life, their cultural customs, and social norms differ greatly across the earth. People\'s morals are different in every society because cultures are all some
Philosophy final SUMMARY Brand Blanshard, a respected philosophy professor, published an essay entitled, The Uses of a Liberal Education, which accounts for a few arguments against a liberal education, but stresses the overwhelming advantages to the same education. According to Blanshard, liberal studies are “the sort of studies that are pursued for their own sake rather than for their utility.” (p. 121). The first step Blanshard takes in analyzing the usefulness of a liberal education is to hig
Philosophy final SUMMARY Brand Blanshard, a respected philosophy professor, published an essay entitled, The Uses of a Liberal Education, which accounts for a few arguments against a liberal education, but stresses the overwhelming advantages to the same education. According to Blanshard, liberal studies are “the sort of studies that are pursued for their own sake rather than for their utility.” (p. 121). The first step Blanshard takes in analyzing the usefulness of a liberal education is to hig
sdfc The year 1866 is an important time in nautical history. It is the year that the world was first terrified by an amazing ocean going monster, the Nautilus. During that year several ships had met with this "thing," a long slender object far greater in size than any creature known to man. After numerous sightings and the pass of many months the "monster" began attacking any vessel that drew near. This alarmed all the world\'s nations and the United States decided that they would send out the A
Franklin D Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt is among the most remembered U.S. Presidents. Serving as President for more than twelve years, he was the only President to be elected four times. Roosevelt led the United States through its worst depression and its worst war. He tried his best to stay optimistic with our country and the decisions he made. In Roosevelt\'s first inaugural address, he asked for faith in America\'s future. He told the country, "The only thing we have to fear is fear it
jefferson Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, was one of the most brilliant men in history. His interests were boundless, and his accomplishments were great and varied. He was a philosopher, educator, naturalist, politician, scientist, architect, inventor, pioneer in scientific farming, musician, and writer, and was the foremost spokesmen for democracy in his day. He was born at Shadwell in Goochland County, Virginia on April 13, 1743, to Jane Randolph and Peter Jefferson. Je
Liberal Party of Canada A liberal, by definition is a person who favours reform, especially in government, economics, and religion, and who prefers democratic or republican forms of government in a constitutional state. This definition generally outlines the definition of the Liberal Party of Canada but as we will see the Liberals are often difficult to define because they occupy the centre of the political spectrum. Part of the reason for the Liberal’s past success is based on their ability to
Russian and CIS interventions Russian and CIS peace enforcement in Tajikistan -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Iver B. Neumann Sergey V. Solodovnik -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Forthcoming in Lena Jonson and Clive Archer (eds.): Russian and CIS Peacekeeping (Westview, 1995). Publication no. 1 - 1995, Centre of Russians Studies. Summary Tajikistan is situated between the five historic empires of As
taliban Afghanistan followed the same fate as dozens of formerly Soviet-occupied countries after the collapse of Moscow\'s Marxist government in 1991. Islamic factions, which had united to expel the Russian occupiers in 1992, began to fight among themselves when it became apparent that post-communist coalition governments could not overcome the deep-rooted ethnic and religious differences of the members. It was in this atmosphere of economic strife and civil war that a fundamentalist band of rel
The NationState is an Outmoded Concept Discuss So deeply ingrained is the tendency to funnel society into the mold prepared for it by the nation-state that we cannot conceive of societies except as thoroughly congruent with the state, as if the teleology of all social entities were the state. (Said 1994: 350) This truism constitutes a succinct expression of the pre-eminence of the nation-state in global societal organisations. The world is largely divided up into these unitary, enclosed identiti
Learning Learning Styles Throughout our lives, we are faced with many different learning experiences. Some of these experiences have made a better impact than others. We can attribute this to our learning style. A person’s learning style is the method through which they gain information about their environment. Research is going on all over the world to help explain learning styles. As teachers, it is our responsibility to learn about these different learning styles so that we can appeal to ever
Prominent Women in American Psychology Prominent Women in American Psychology “The chief distinction in the intellectual powers of the two sexes is shown by man’s attaining to a higher eminence, in whatever he takes up, than can woman (Darwin).” Darwin’s professional assumption of the intelligence of women greatly exemplified the defining opinion of the day when psychology was in its developmental stages. However, many women went to great lengths to disprove and banish this thought. One such wom
Hinduism3 Hinduism, religion that originated in India and is still practiced by most of its inhabitants, as well as by those whose families have migrated from India to other parts of the world (chiefly East Africa, South Africa, Southeast Asia, the East Indies, and England). The word Hindu is derived from the Sanskrit word sindhu ("river"-more specifically, the Indus); the Persians in the 5th century BC called the Hindus by that name, identifying them as the people of the land of the Indus. The
Indians Immigrating to America Their homeland has the second largest population in the world, yet in America they form one of our smallest minorities. Americans were influenced by their beliefs long before the first immigrants arrived, and an important interchange of ideas has continued to the present day. Although many came to America as early as the turn of the century, they were denied citizenship until a congressional act granted it in 1946. Now they are students and teachers in our universi
religions Christianity was traditionally understood to be founded by Jesus of Nazareth. Paul of Tarsus, after his conversion on the road to Damascus, worked tirelessly to establish Christianity among both Jews and God-fearing Gentiles of the Diaspora. Clues in the New Testament indicate that there was a significant rift between Paul and the Jewish leadership early in the history of the Church. It is primarily Paul\'s writings which has most influenced the Church today. Christians span the globe
Johannes van der waals Biography Johannes Diderik van der Waals was born on November 23, 1837 in Leyden, located in The Netherlands.His parents were Jacobus van der Waals, a carpenter and Elisabeth van den Burg. Without having much money to start with, van der Waals had to work his way up the latter. After completing his elementary education in Leyden, he became a schoolteacher. Having no prior knowledge of classical languages, and being exempt from taking academic examinations, he continued stu
American Language In the beginning, this country wpot. Many different people, from many different countries, of many differas a melting ent ethnic groups, speaking in many different tongues came to America. English arose as the predominant language of the United States. Over time, people realized the importance of staying in touch with their cultural backgrounds, including the language of their native countries. The main problem presented now lies in communication and interaction with each other
Bilingual Education Bilingual Education = Unilingual Education Bilingual education in America is a sound idea, but it is not truly bilingual education, it is only bilingual for those who do not already speak English. America is a country with more and more cultures mixing together with different areas of America speaking different languages. In California, Spanish is the dominant language next to English, and in states such as Maine, French is spoken. Other cultures should not be assimilated int