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Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) is most often remembered as being the "most prominent African American orator, journalist and antislavery leaders of the 19th century." (Encarta) Douglass was himself an escaped slave who campaigned for the abolition of slavery. He published his autobiography in three complete versions, which depicted his life as a slave in the South and a runaway slave in the . . . .

Four repositories of ethical values, religion, philosophy, cultural experience, and law influence managers. Although different doctrine controls different religions, all of the major religions preach some form of responsibility to society in general. Christian managers reading and seeking direction from the Bible exemplifies the use of a religious text to influence the managerial thought . . . .

This is a two page rhetorical precis consisting of two articles by two separate authors. Bibliography includes two sources.

RHETORICAL PRECIS

Legal advocate Susan E. Brown asserts in her essay "The Zip Code Route into U.C." (from Pacific News Service, 1989) that zip codes are really destiny in that where a student lives determines his chances for placement in college. Brown . . . .

How a sense of well-being affects health

This paper presents a detailed examination of the way a sense of well being affects health. The writer uses several sources and examples to illustrate the importance of low stress levels and a sense of peace to maintain a higher health index. There were four sources used to complete this paper.

OUTLINE

USING OUR HEAD AND HEART . . . .

HISTORY AND LEGACY OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES

The history of the Negro League in baseball has recently received new interest after a half a century of benign neglect. Baseball fans realize that Blacks played baseball before 1974, of course, because they know that Jackie Robinson moved out of the Negro Leagues to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers, thus integrating what most people thought of as " . . . .

CASE ANALYSIS FOR STARBUCKS

I. SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS

A. ENVIRONMENT

Important environmental factors relating to a firm include economic, cultural and social values, current values and trends, political and legal factors, and environmental threats or opportunities. These elements may impact or otherwise threaten a firm's success or opportunities for improving a firm's . . . .

WINNING THE LOTTERY

I. INTRODUCTION

Almost every individual has dreamed about winning the state lottery and having millions of dollars to spend. While some individuals have elaborate fantasies of what they would do if they won the state lottery, others have more generalized notions. Examples of common visions individuals have about winning the state lottery include buying new car . . . .

RITUALISTIC, RELIGIOUS, AND PRACTICAL USES OF PUBLIC SPACE AT THE ATHENIAN ACROPOLIS AND TRAJAN'S FORUM

I. INTRODUCTION

Acropolis is renowned as a fortified natural stronghold or citadel in ancient Greece. Greeks built their towns in plains near or around a rocky hill that could easily be fortified and defended. Nearly every Greek city had its acropolis, which provided a safe . . . .

ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF MANAGEMENT

In order to fully analyze and understand the complete extent and scope of the ethical issues dealers and managers employed by American Honda Motor Company encountered, it is necessary to explain certain facts related to the case. One issue faced by dealers and managers was kickbacks. In this situation, a co-owner and manager would be . . . .

The History of Surgery had been started from the prehistoric time with its appropriate technique and tools applicable during the age. There was no sophisticated care of hygiene and anatomic knowledge in the early days; the basic research was started using trial and error on every case and it had set a very strong basic which still makes sense and counts into modern practice.

The . . . .

CHILD ABUSE

I. INTRODUCTION

Child abuse is one of the most dangerous and serious problems confronting society, perhaps because of the helplessness and innocence of the victims. What is particularly bothersome about child abuse is that it occurs in all income, racial, religious, and ethnic groups and in urban and rural communities. Likewise, there is no uniform definition of what . . . .

REGULATING THE ACCOUNTING INDUSTRY

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss regulation of the accounting industry, which is currently self-regulated. Is regulation necessary, and if so, why?

THE ACCOUNTING INDUSTRY

Currently, the accounting industry is a "self-regulating" industry, which means they set their own rules, and abide by them . . . .

I will never hurt your children; I love your children.' So thundered Fr. Percival D'Silva, trembling, in his sermon at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Chevy Chase, MD," wrote Maureen Dowd in her weekly column in the New York Times (Dowd, 2002). Fr. Percival has been one of the few to speak out against the defensive attitude of the Catholic Church—one of obfuscation, dishonesty and callousness . . . .

The Praetorian Guard and the Political system

The Praetorian Guard (cohors praetoria) was established in Rome as an elite squad of personal bodyguards of the Roman emperors. They accompanied the Emperor on all his campaigns. There are a number of factual reports regarding the involvement of the Praetorian Guard in the political system of Rome. In the Roman Empire, the ruler who . . . .

MBA ADMISSIONS ESSAY

Throughout my educational and work experiences, I have had numerous opportunities to make significant changes to organizations with which I have been affiliated. Over the years, I have worked in culturally and economically diverse countries. In high school, I worked in Bangladesh and India. Living and working in different countries provided me with an invaluable . . . .

Economic Development and Trade

Introduction:

In an era of increased globalization and advancements in technology, it has become increasingly important for all of the nations of the world to keep bringing improvements in their economic infrastructure and to expand their businesses on the global scale. It has been observed that without a reasonable level of economic development any . . . .

Copyright Laws vs. Peer-To-Peer File Transfer

This paper presents a detailed examination of copyright laws, with a comparison to peer-to-peer file transfer. The author will take the reader on an exploratory journey, in which the details and outcomes of several well-known cases will be scrutinized. The author will also discuss the importance of copyright laws, and the elements of various . . . .

The Powerful Stakeholder Policy to Prevent Industrial Environmental Impact

Friedman's stakeholder theory emphasizes the critical function of stakeholders in determining company's goals and responsibilities. Responsibility in a corporation is stated as individual role of each employee and manager to act and report to the upper level and finally to the decision-making boards.

As . . . .

General Norman Schwarzkopf

General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. was born in Trenton, New Jersey on August 22 in the year 1934. He was named after his father, who was a West Point graduate and a decorated veteran of the Armed Forces, much like the younger Schwarzkopf has now become. General Schwarzkopf himself graduated from West Point in 1956 and has become one of our generation's most . . . .

Florida's Homeless

Introduction and Demographics

Causes

Resources -Federal, State, Local

Needs

Closing

Florida's Homeless

The state of Florida is faced with a serious crisis in which there is no easy solution. The state is currently failing to provide adequate shelter and affordable housing for its rapidly increasing homeless population.

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What Price Safety? A Study of Security Costs at DFW

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport initiated some big changes in 2000, changes that will make air travel safer, easier and more convenient for our customers and make getting around inside the Airport quicker and simpler - improvements that will serve the needs of our customers well into the 21st Century."

What a difference a year can . . . .

INTERNATIONAL TRADE BETWEEN BAHRAIN AND SAUDI ARABIA

Summary: This is a paper on Trade between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, focusing on how it affects their international trade relations with special attention to OPEC, GCC and the Qatar dispute. It uses 22 sources in MLA format.

Introduction

Both Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council along with . . . .

The Marine Corps

Summary: This is a 6 page analysis of the importance of the Marine Corps and its development over time.

Abstract

The Marine Corps were formed as a compliment to the naval forces. While the navies fought at sea they still required some link to the land, which became essential for the naval operation success. It was in 1775 that the Continental Congress of . . . .

Financial Development and Economic Growth

Hypothesis:

The United States of America has made significant developments with respect to their financial market which in turn has resulted in the form of high economic growth. When we compare the US, which has one of the most developed financial markets, to other less developed countries, we find that the United States accumulates . . . .

The Three Paradigms of Spelling Instruction

Introduction

The three paradigms of spelling instruction are presented and compared in the article, 'Three paradigms of spelling instruction in grades 3 to 6' (Taylor-Heald, 1998).

In this article the three paradigms are identified as the traditional, the transitional, and the student-oriented. Each of these paradigms is a model . . . .

Avoiding Overpopulation in the U.S.

The United States has managed to achieve a stable reproductive rate. That is, as of 1999, our fertility rate is 2.0, meaning that for each two adults we are having two children. (Carter, 1999) This has no doubt been accomplished because we have learned about how to apply population control within our families. However, it does not mean the United . . . .

Perhaps the most discouraging situation for any aspiring student to be faced with is the possibility of "flunking out" of school. The self-esteem of the "flunky" suffers, and the probability of someday returning to school and obtaining a degree often becomes an improbability. Academic dismissal is not an entity that hides in the foliage, ambushing students on their way to class. Instead, there . . . .

Executive Compensation Programs and Incentives

In 1996 the average salary plus bonus for CEOs was $2.3 million. After other benefits were added, this sum rose to $5,781,300. Beginning with Revlon executive Michael Bergerac who broke the $1 million mark in 1974, executive pay and bonus plans have soared to mind-boggling proportions. Although various governmental agencies have set limits . . . .

Is Cloning Right?

We are not quite in a brave new world yet. On the contrary, we are in a decidedly timid new world. For the first time in recorded history, humans are beginning to have within their own hands all the building blocks of life. This is not the story of mythical Pygmalion. It is not even the fictional story of Dr. Frankenstein, inspired by a feminist's fear of childbirth. . . . .

SOCIOLOGY

QUESTION #1: Would it be either desirable or possible to establish a truly classless society? Why? Provide both supporting and opposing viewpoints. In other words, the pros and cons to this type of society.

ANSWER:

It is not entirely clear whether it would be either desirable or possible to establish a truly classless society. However, the idea of a truly . . . .

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