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economic performance of Wilmington, North Carolina in the last century

This paper sheds light on economic performance of Wilmington in the last century. After the Civil war, the city faced rapid changes in its economic structure and thus Wilmington could no longer depend on its sea trade or cotton plantations. Even though the two Great Wars had a positive Imax on the economy, but the . . . .

Inner Truth and Outer Truth

The forefathers of our country were not known for their emotional clarity. Neither were they known for expressing publicly their private sense of self. Those who became known at all were known for their hard work and dedication to the public causes meant to benefit the common good. We can perceive them only through our own eyes, much changed by the passage of . . . .

San Diego-Tijuana water epidemic

This paper presents a detailed examination of the San Diego-Tijuana water epidemic. The writer of this paper presents the history as well as the current factors involved in the problem. There were six sources used to complete this paper.

In recent decades the world has come to realize that the earth's resources are not comprised of a bottomless . . . .

Agnosia, meaning literally 'without knowledge', is a perceptual disorder, often caused as a result of stroke, dementia, or other neurological disorders which result in the inability to recognize people or objects, even when basic sensory modalities, such as vision, are intact. This includes being unable to recognize an object by sight (visual agnosia), by sound (auditory agnosia) or touch ( . . . .

The Colonial Experience

Upper Africa

The Nineteenth Century brought dramatic changes to Africa and its people. The European powers divided up the continent among themselves. France took the lion's share, reserving most of Upper Africa to itself. Yet the French Empire in Africa was a diverse realm - Arab and Berber in the Maghreb, and Black African in the lands to the south of the . . . .

The Future Developments of the Internet

E-mail and web browsers form the tip of the networking iceberg. Current Internet infrastructure limits future potential for data transference, as most of the nation and the world still rely on copper wire and IPv4. More than any other factor, bandwidth capacity affects the performance, versatility, and utility of the Internet. In his 1996 State of . . . .

Locke and Rousseau on the Question of Inequality

John Locke's Second Treatise of Government argues that "men are naturally free" (55). In other words, Locke believed that humans, in their natural state, and prior to the creation of civil society, would have been a kind of sovereign entity, possessing a set of natural rights prescribed by God and nature, and those rights would have . . . .

Both Henry James novella Daisy Miller and Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn contain internal rather than external climaxes. In other words, the turning point of both plots takes place primarily within the minds of the main protagonists. In other words, the climax is not motivated by an event outside of the mind and heart of the protagonist. It may seem strange to compare James' . . . .

ONLINE RETAILING

Abstract: This is 35 page analysis of how online retailing operates, what kind of problems they face and the kind of environment they operate in. The author has also focused on Asian online retailing and special focus on Hong Kong online retailing. It has 22 sources.

INTRODUCTION

Access of basic necessities of life has followed the conventional method of . . . .

LAS VEGAS: MORE THAN A GAMBLING CENTER

This paper sheds light on the 'land of temptation' known as Las Vegas. While the city has earned fame by being one of the biggest gambling centers in the world, it is important to understand that it has a lot to offer to those visitors whose idea of fun doesn't include squandering money. Las Vegas turned into the fastest growing city of the United . . . .

Contact with Western regions and the Middle East led to a flourishing of equestrian culture in China during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). This era in Chinese history is often referred to as a "Golden Age," for arts and architecture reached a pinnacle. Porcelain was invented during the Tang Dynasty, and painted portraits began to gain favor among the nobility. Sculpture and painting both . . . .

American Wilderness

Essay # 1: What is the American West? Who are its people? What are the history, culture, and literature of the American West? How much of our understanding of the West is reality and how much is fiction? As noble a cause as restoration is, the plans and processes of it easily raise as many questions as preservation ought to have. If we aim to restore the West, we . . . .

Real Estate Industry Analysis

Introduction

The residential real estate industry has been surprisingly resilient in light of the current economic situation. Over the previous two years residential real estate purchases registered into the double digits, while these numbers are down, the market for real estate is anything but out. At a glance, it would appear that realtors do not . . . .

The details surrounding the succeeding presidencies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt seem to be categorically and diametrically antithetical from every conceivable angle. Entering the office in 1929, Herbert Hoover's administration marked the end of America's most prosperous period to date. Within nine months of his assumption of office, the country began its tumble into the . . . .

The Importance of Learning to Read

Learning to read and write are complementary skills. While in the younger years, writing depends on reading skills, by middle and high school, they are complementary skills: reading is necessary to do writing assignments, while writing about what has read increases comprehension of the reading materials. For this reason, separating reading and writing . . . .

Government Intervention in the Steel Industry

Introduction

The Bush administration announced the imposition of sweeping tariffs of up to 30% on steel imports to the United States for a period of 3 years in March 2002 purportedly to save the ailing steel industry from collapsing. Predictably, the action has invited particularly harsh criticism from the US trade partners that have . . . .

For some years, Congress as well as those interested in both the energy industry and the preservation of wild areas in the United States have argued whether drilling sites in Alaska should be expanded. One area of debate has been the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska.

The Heritage Foundation has argued in favor of expanded drilling into the ANWR. They argue that much of . . . .

multicultural counseling approaches used in the application of the family systems theory

Abstract

The purpose of this discussion is to explain the multicultural counseling approaches used in the application of the family systems theory.

First we will define the Family Systems theory. Then the discussion will review three counseling approaches that utilize the theory in a . . . .

Architecture Essay: Kimball Courthouse

Settled long ago by courageous pioneers, Kimball, Minnesota still maintains its small town feel. Today courageous pioneers are fighting to preserve a historic showpiece, the traditional City Hall. The 92-year old City Hall stands proudly in the middle of downtown representing Kimball's heritage.

Many small towns are losing their historic . . . .

Microsoft: The Beast Is Back

Fortune Magazine: http://www.fortune.com/indexw.jhtml?channel=artcol.jhtml&doc_id=202708

A. Why is work fun again for Bill Gates?

Work has become less stressful for Bill Gates. Once CEO of the almighty Microsoft, now Mr. Gates has since passed that post to friend Steve Ballmer. Bill Gates, for almost two years has been serving as chief . . . .

LAND USE PLANNING POLICIES AND URBAN SPRAWL

TABLE OF CONTENT

INTRODUCTION:

IMPORTANCE

LITERATURE REVIEW

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS:

RESULTS

CONCLUSIONS:

Works Cited

APPENDICES

INTRODUCTION

Land planning for distribution has progressed manifolds in the past century. Increase in the number of communities in the country . . . .

Willa Cather's "Paul's Case"

By the turn of the twentieth century, America had established itself as an important world power. Not only had the U.S. grown into the world's largest agricultural producer, the establishment of the first transcontinental railway had helped fuel the industrial revolution. By 1900, major oil fields were being tapped, allowing the United States to dominate the . . . .

History of Decorative Hardware in the US

As man became more civilized and began to build more complex structures in which to live, he began to need certain accoutrements to aid with these structures. As man began to put doors on his structures, he found it unwieldy to pick up the door and move it every time. So, he invented the door hinge. With the advent of windows came the need for . . . .

Computer Operating Systems Upgrade Project - Case Study

Introduction

Project Definition and Objectives

Chapter 1 - Literature Review

Factors Involved in Choosing an Operating System

Traditional System Life Cycle

Chapter 2 - System Needs

Information Archiving and Data Storage

Security

Chapter 3 - Types of Operating Systems

. . . .

The Gospel of Mark clearly distinguishes the material world of Earth from the spiritual Kingdom of God. Through the actions and words of Jesus, the writer of Mark's gospel portrays God's Kingdom as one that is real and attainable but wholly other than the manifest world into which we are born. Earth as the material world and the world of extravagance, riches, and corruption cannot by its . . . .

Implementing an Environmental Management System in the Construction Industry.

What is ISO 14000?

ISO standards are a set of International agreements that regulate trade across borders. They provide a global standard of generally accepted practices in many industries. ISO 14000 is the Environmental Management standard. With the environment becoming an increasingly important issue . . . .

The Impact of the Terrorist Attacks on New York City

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Literature Review

Consumer Behavior and Risk

Terrorism and Consumerism in the Melting Pot

How has September 11 Impacted Americans

Economic Impact of terrorism

Outlook for the New York Economy

Rationale for Study

Chapter 3 - Methodology

. . . .

The Man Who Was Almost a Man" by Richard Wright is a story about Dave and his journey from being a boy to being a man. Dave attempts to prove he is a man by having a gun. However, his methods of attaining the gun, his actions once he has the gun, and the reaction of the men in the story, show that he is still a boy. At the end of the story Dave runs away to somewhere where he can 'be a man,' . . . .

BATTLE OF LA DRANG'S INFLUENCE ON HELICOPTERS IN COMBAT

INTRODUCTION

In November 1965, approximately 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small area in the Ia Drang Valley. Approximately 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers immediately surrounded them, unexpectedly.

Three days later, less than two . . . .

Lowe's Home Improvement

Abstract:

The paper has discussed the performance of Lowe's Home Inc. and has discussed its progress since its inception. Company's position is discussed in detail, covering its expansion plans and its current standing in the market. Moreover, some financial data is also presented to measure company's performance in terms of its revenues, ROI, net income . . . .

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