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Chinese Medicine
Chinese Medicine
Chinese Medicine Chinese Medicine Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat disease of emotional, physical, and spiritual origins. Although a belief in spirits as the cause of disease has remained in China even to the present day, the view that the body obeyed a natural order struck a chord in the intellectual elite of ancie
Development of the Submarine
Development of the Submarine
Development of the Submarine Development of the Submarine Throughout history, navies have made significant impacts in the technological development of human kind. These impacts range from improvements in metal technologies made while perfecting the cannon to the advent of cybernetics, which allowed more precise targeting of weaponry. One of the more sophisticated developments in naval history has been the invention of the submarine. The submarine was born in 1620 as a leather-covered rowboat bu
How Well Did the English Exchequer Function in the
How Well Did the English Exchequer Function in the
How Well Did the English Exchequer Function in the Twelfth Century? How Well Did the English Exchequer Function in the Twelfth Century? The English exchequer was the central board responsible for all in comings and out goings into the royal treasury. It arrived with the Normans and was the first system of centralized revenue extraction to appear that although crude was a direct predecessor to the modern one. The information on how the Exchequer functioned as a method of institutionalised revenu
Historians
Historians
Historians Historians Name: Stephanie Amar Student #: 9532080 Teacher: Mr. A. Dalfen Date: March 10, 1997 Professional historians spend their lives pursuing the meaning of the past for the present. Everything that exists in today\'s world has some origin coming from the past. Everything that exists today and seems to be unique of its time has some basis from the past. It is a known fact that history has a tendency of repeating itself, and so to prepare us for the future we need to understand
Illuminating the Path of Progress
Illuminating the Path of Progress
Illuminating the Path of Progress Illuminating the Path of Progress Thomas Alva Edison is the most famous inventor in American History. Edison designed, built, and delivered the electrical age. He started a revolution that would refocus technology, change life patterns, and create millions of jobs. He became famous for his scientific inventions, even though he was not a scientist. His real talent was his ability to clearly judge a problem and be persistent in experimenting. He was the master of
What The United States Can Learn From Japan
What The United States Can Learn From Japan
What The United States Can Learn From Japan What The United States Can Learn From Japan Japan and the Four Little Dragons in order to achieve their industrialization goals have a diverse set of policies ranging from limited entitlement programs to a education and government bureaucracy that stresses achievement and meritocracy. But one of the most significant innovations of Japan and the Four Little Dragons is there industrial policy which targets improving specific sectors of the economy by fo
Quebec's Quiet Revolution: What Is It? How Has It
Quebec's Quiet Revolution: What Is It? How Has It
Quebec\'s Quiet Revolution: What Is It? How Has It Changed Quebec\'s Society? How Has It Affected Confederation? Quebec\'s Quiet Revolution: What Is It? How Has It Changed Quebec\'s Society? How Has It Affected Confederation? The English-French relations have not always been easy. Each is always arguing and accusing the other of wrong doings. All this hatred and differences started in the past, and this Quiet revolution, right after a new Liberal government led by Jean Lesage came in 1960. Thus
The Application of Science to Engineering
The Application of Science to Engineering
The Application of Science to Engineering The Application of Science to Engineering Improvements in engineering are very important to the industrialization and prosperity of a country. Although engineering improvements sometimes come through trial and error they are most often achieved by applying pure science and mathematics to engineering. Canadian engineering was improved a great deal in this manner. The engineering associated with building materials and long distance communication, two of C
The Japanese Colonial Legacy In Korea
The Japanese Colonial Legacy In Korea
The Japanese Colonial Legacy In Korea The Japanese Colonial Legacy In Korea North and South Korea are nations that while filled with contempt for Japan have used the foundations that Japan laid during the colonial period to further industrialization. Japan\'s colonization of Korea is critical in understanding what enabled Korea to industrialize in the period since 1961. Japan\'s program of colonial industrialization is unique in the world. Japan was the only colonizer to locate various heavy ind
The Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan
The Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan
The Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan The Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan Japan is a society whose culture is steeped in the traditions and symbols of the past: Mt. Fuji, the tea ceremony, and the sacred objects of nature revered in Shintoism. Two of the most important traditions and symbols in Japan; the Emperor and Confucianism have endured through Shogunates, restorations of imperial rule, and up to present day. The leaders of the Meiji Restoration used these traditions to gain control o
The Roswell UFO Crash
The Roswell UFO Crash
The Roswell UFO Crash The Roswell UFO Crash John Doe Teacher English II CP December 26, 1996 In 1947 a UFO was seen near the town of Roswell, New Mexico. It was witnessed by many of the residents and was described as something not of this planet. The government denies any evidence of this event occurring and has covered it up for may years. Now that more information has become available to the public, it is clear that something extraordinary happened. The town of Roswell, New Mexico was the loc
The Economic Underpinnings of the First Industrial
The Economic Underpinnings of the First Industrial
The Economic Underpinnings of the First Industrial Revolution in England The Economic Underpinnings of the First Industrial Revolution in England The manufacture of military munitions and the development of a home market were critical underpinnings of the first industrial revolution in Britain. Military manufacturing supported by the British Government contributed directly to technological innovation and spurred industrialization. This is because the companies that choose to fulfill the governm
Titanic
Titanic
Titanic Titanic Titanic was the largest ship in the world, built by a workforce of 17,000. The ultimate in turn-of-the-century design and technology. First-class suites ran to more than $ 55,000 in todays dollars, and when she sailed on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England on route to NY , she held among her 2,227 passengers. The cream of industrial society, including colonel John Jacob Astor. Macys founder; U.S. congressman Isidor Straus and Thomas Andrews, the ships builder. The ship wa
Why Do Governments Find It So Hard To Control Publ
Why Do Governments Find It So Hard To Control Publ
Why Do Governments Find It So Hard To Control Public Expenditure? Why Do Governments Find It So Hard To Control Public Expenditure? Since the 1970\'s rising public expenditure has become a politically salient issue, with the focus being on the difficulties experienced in trying to control it. In order to answer a question concerning why governments find it hard to control public expenditure it is first necessary to look at the reasons for the growth in public spending. There are three approache
The Adults Are Always Right?
The Adults Are Always Right?
The Adults Are Always Right? The Adults Are Always Right? Clean your room! Don\'t do that! Stop watching that stupid television, don\'t you have a book to read? Didn\'t I tell you to clean your room, do you want to be a slob when you grow up? Go to school, don\'t you have school today? When I was a kid . . . Welcome to the lives of almost every teenager in North America. To most parents, when the above words are spoken, they expect to see their teen rush at the opportunity to serve them. The
A Balanced Budget?
A Balanced Budget?
A Balanced Budget? A Balanced Budget? This year President Clinton will submit his proposed legislation for the Federal Budget to Congress. The fact that we have divided government (ex., Democratic President, Republican majority in Congress) means the majority of that legislation won\'t make it through the first ten minutes of a Congressional session. The President in turn will veto legislation presented to him by Congress. The whole situation is a vicious, never ending circle. Each side is look
Abortion: Life or Death Who Chooses?
Abortion: Life or Death Who Chooses?
Abortion: Life or Death Who Chooses? Abortion: Life or Death Who Chooses? In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated th
Steps Towards an Ecosociety: Dealing with Air Poll
Steps Towards an Ecosociety: Dealing with Air Poll
Steps Towards an Ecosociety: Dealing with Air Pollution Steps Towards an Ecosociety: Dealing with Air Pollution By: Jonathan Roitman For: Dr. Rao Course: Poli 385/2 This essay identifies and explains the problem of pollution facing humanity today. It will also propose one of the first ideas which could more effectively limit air pollution, Emission Credit Trading. This can be seen as one of the first steps in the development of an ecosociety. The notion of a viable ecosociety has created consid
A Study Of The Market Reforms In Post-Communist Ea
A Study Of The Market Reforms In Post-Communist Ea
A Study Of The Market Reforms In Post-Communist Eastern Europe With A Specific Case Study of Poland A Study Of The Market Reforms In Post-Communist Eastern Europe With A Specific Case Study of Poland Introduction Poland, as well as it\'s fellow post-communist countries, face an arduous task in re-inventing their economies to match the dominant Western style currently dominating the world. The difficulties lie in the areas of ideology, structural needs (massive changes required), world recession
Broadcasting, Programming, and The Audience
Broadcasting, Programming, and The Audience
Broadcasting, Programming, and The Audience Broadcasting, Programming, and The Audience Steiner\'s Model Steiner\'s model on programming preferences and broadcasting choices tries to show how stations come to the conclusion of what programming to show. This model goes on the assumption that broadcasters will go after the largest audience possible. Going on the information given about this hypothetical situation, we can predict what each of the four stations in this market will show. There are t
Christianity
Christianity
Christianity Christianity The Christian religion, like all other religions has its strengths and weaknesses in our modern society. Perhaps the strengths out weight the weaknesses as this is one of the largest religions in the world. Hundreds of people follow the Catholic/Christian religion yet still a greater number follow yet other religions. Perhaps this is because they see the weaknesses or perhaps it is simply because their parents have taught them that it is a sin to follow this religion.
Communism
Communism
Communism Communism People all over the world look to the United States for the latest trends, fashions, and technology. The United States have set all these standards during the majority of the last century, by being a government that represents freedom. All over the world people who were trapped in Communist governments hope that one day they too can be as fortunate as the people living in America; to them this freedom is part of their American Dream. The world during most of this and last ce
Democratic World Government - An Outline Structure
Democratic World Government - An Outline Structure
Democratic World Government - An Outline Structure Democratic World Government - An Outline Structure Introduction - problems and benefits of World Government The idea of world government has not received a good press for many years. It tends to make most of us think of Stalinist dictators and fascist domination of the globe. I wish to argue, though, that there is a viable form of democratic world government which could bring many benefits. A democratic world government that really worked would
Disability in The Workplace
Disability in The Workplace
Disability in The Workplace Disability in The Workplace The Americans With Disabilities Act is one of the most significant laws in American History. The preamble to the law states that it covers 43,000,000 Americans.(Frierson, p.3) Before the Americans With Disabilities Act(A.D.A.) was passed, employers were able to deny employment to a disabled worker, simply because he or she was disabled. With no other reason other than the persons physical disability were they turned away or released from
Economic Espionage
Economic Espionage
Economic Espionage Economic Espionage A small Mississauga electronics safety equipment company is broken into. Although filing cabinets and desks were rummaged through, nothing was seemingly taken. An officer discovered the company had drawn up a bid for $7 million dollar contract a day or so before the break-in. The contract in question was for a foreign country. It was later discovered that the company in question was known for its aggressive economic espionage. An iron ore shipping company w
Euthanasia: The Right to Die
Euthanasia: The Right to Die
Euthanasia: The Right to Die Euthanasia: The Right to Die Thesis: Euthanasia should be legalized so, if we ever have a loved one that is suffering and death is certain, that we have the choice to ease their pain if they want. I. Introduction A. Examples showing why euthanasia is receiving national attention. B. A summary of reasons offered by those opposed to euthanasia is given. C. A summary of reasons offered by those in favor of euthanasia is given. D. Transition into my argument. II. Body A
How Technology Effects Modern America
How Technology Effects Modern America
How Technology Effects Modern America How Technology Effects Modern America The microeconomic picture of the U.S. has changed immensely since 1973, and the trends are proving to be consistently downward for the nation\'s high school graduates and high school drop-outs. “Of all the reasons given for the wage squeeze – international competition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts – technology is probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and the skilled,
Human Cloning Isn't as Scary as It Sounds
Human Cloning Isn't as Scary as It Sounds
Human Cloning Isn\'t as Scary as It Sounds Human Cloning Isn\'t as Scary as It Sounds The recent news of the successful cloning of an adult sheep— in which the sheep\'s DNA was inserted into an unfertilized sheep egg to produce a lamb with identical DNA—has generated an outpouring of ethical concerns. These concerns are not about Dolly, the now famous sheep, nor even about the considerable impact cloning may have on the animal breeding industry, but rather about the possibility of cloning human
International Relations Of Asia
International Relations Of Asia
International Relations Of Asia International Relations Of Asia STRATEGIC GEOMETRY This is the only region in the world where so many combinations and permutations of two- three and four- and even two plus four or three plus three- power games can be played on the regional chessboard with all their complexities and variations. introduction The concept of strategic geometry comprises the notion that that the interactions and interconnections between a number of political actors within a partic
Is Government Dominated by Business
Is Government Dominated by Business
Is Government Dominated by Business Is Government Dominated by Business Special interest groups have dominated government since the advent of America\'s political system. Special interest groups or lobbies are collections of individuals who join together to pursue common interests and to influence the decisions on public policies. Many people view special interest groups as an integral part of the political process, legitimized by the first amendment of the Constitution. In that way, special in
Life, Death, and Politics: A Run-Down Of The Abort
Life, Death, and Politics: A Run-Down Of The Abort
Life, Death, and Politics: A Run-Down Of The Abortion Debate. Life, Death, and Politics: A Run-Down Of The Abortion Debate. Few issues have fostered such controversy as has the topic of abortion. The participants in the abortion debate not only have firmly-fixed beliefs, but each group has a self-designated appellation that clearly reflects what they believe to be the essential issues. On one side, the pro-choice supporters see individual choice as central to the debate: If a woman cannot choos
The Longest Day
The Longest Day
The Longest Day The Longest Day Few of God\'s miracles cause protests in the scientific community like the account of Joshua\'s long day - when God made the sun and moon to stand still. But science and modern technology have done more to verify this phenominal biblical fact than they have to refute it. Common sense would say it is impossible for such a major disruption to occur and not totally destroy the precise, perfect balance in the solar system. But given a God, who created the heavens a
Military Governments
Military Governments
Military Governments Military Governments Charles Aquino Political Science 1/14/97 Military governments have been around since the days of feudalism. It is the oldest and most common political state. According to Shively, a military government is one in which a group of officers use their troops to take over the governmental apparatus and run it themselves. Military governments are usually weak in appeasing the masses for they are known to be brutal and power hungry and are also rather fragile,
The United States and National Security, and Domin
The United States and National Security, and Domin
The United States and National Security, and Dominant Party in Balance of Power The United States and National Security, and Dominant Party in Balance of Power The emergence of the United States as a dominant party in balance of power equations is a relatively new phenomenon in world history. New military technology coupled with increased global integration has allowed the United States to reinvent the fundamental assumptions of international diplomacy while propelling itself to the top of the
A Student's Reading of The Politics of Rich and Po
A Student's Reading of The Politics of Rich and Po
A Student\'s Reading of The Politics of Rich and Poor A Student\'s Reading of The Politics of Rich and Poor Often times, a political analyst/scientist will write a book on the politics and economics of the time. This writer may also create a work which emanates views contrary to the opinion of the governing body. Rarely, however, does one find an analyst who will clearly undermine his own political party by, in effect, saying, I told you so. Kevin Phillips, editor-publisher of The American Po
President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative: I
President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative: I
President Reagan\'s Strategic Defense Initiative: In Relation With the Soviet Union President Reagan\'s Strategic Defense Initiative: In Relation With the Soviet Union For the first time humankind has the power to destroy itself. 1 The nuclear age has changed the world, for the good and the bad. Though the bad, is far greater than the good. We sometimes ponder to our selves, what would happen if we were forced in to a nuclear war ware their are now winners. The way life would be after such
Problems in Air Traffic Control and Proposed Solut
Problems in Air Traffic Control and Proposed Solut
Problems in Air Traffic Control and Proposed Solutions Problems in Air Traffic Control and Proposed Solutions In northern California this summer, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unintentionally performed it\'s first operational test of free flight; aviation without direct air traffic control. This was an unintentional experiment because it was a result of a total shut-down of the Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC). Although Oakland is only the 16th busiest ARTCC, it\'s
Reproductive Technologies: Does Choice Mean Freedo
Reproductive Technologies: Does Choice Mean Freedo
Reproductive Technologies: Does Choice Mean Freedom? Reproductive Technologies: Does Choice Mean Freedom? By David Kinlough One does not, it might be said, increase a person\'s freedom simply by increasing the sheer quantity of possibilities which he or she can choose from. n Richard Norman The issue of reproductive technologies in our society today raises an interesting question. Do they increase a women\'s freedom of choice or do they expand the power of men and science over women. Is freed
Socialism
Socialism
Socialism Socialism The term socialism is commonly used to refer both to an ideology--a comprehensive set of beliefs or ideas about the nature of human society and its future desirable state--and to a state of society based on that ideology. Socialists have always claimed to stand above all for the values of equality, social justice, cooperation, progress, and individual freedom and happiness, and they have generally sought to realize these values by the abolition of the private-enterprise econ
Politicking Goes High-Tech
Politicking Goes High-Tech
Politicking Goes High-Tech Politicking Goes High-Tech Steven V. Roberts This reading dealt with the fact that the major decision makers for people when voting (especially for Senators) are the television spots. The article discussed how today\'s campaigns are now candidate-centered rather than political party-centered and how they require large sums of money in order to pay for all the advertising, and a team of professional workers rather than a team of volunteers is a necessity. Much of the m
The End of The Cold War
The End of The Cold War
The End of The Cold War The End of The Cold War by Rutvij Bhatt United States History II Mrs. Jacqualyn J. Newman Stroudsburg High School March 17, 1997 TOPIC:The End of the Cold War Thesis Statement: What role did the United States play in the ending of the Cold War The cold war was a post-World War II struggle between the United States and its allies and the group of nations led by the Soviet Union. Direct military conflict did not occur between the two superpowers, but intense economic and d
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Federal Bureau of Investigation The Federal Bureau of Investigation To uphold the law through the investigation of violations of federal criminal law; to protect the U.S. from foreign intelligence and terrorist activities; to provide leadership and law enforcement assistance to federal, state, local, and international agencies; and to perform these responsibilities in a manner that is responsive to the needs of the public and is faithful to the constitution of the U.S.: this is the mission
The Watergate Affair
The Watergate Affair
The Watergate Affair The Watergate Affair This analysis of the news media coverage will focus on the Watergate affair which originally began on June 17, 1972 with the break-in of the Democratic National Committee Headquarters at the prestigious Watergate office complex in Washington D.C.. I will primarily concentrate on the negative impact that media coverage had to the publics eye. This media coverage, although justified and appropriate for the situation, ultimately destroyed the credibility o
The United States As A World Power: How Much Longe
The United States As A World Power: How Much Longe
The United States As A World Power: How Much Longer Will The US Be The Policeman of the World ? The United States As A World Power: How Much Longer Will The US Be The Policeman of the World ? Juan Valdez The United States has been a super power for decades, and since America has always involved themselves in other countries\' problems. Instead of isolationism, the country has practiced getting involved. Since the Monroe Presidency, America has been named the World\'s police force. Dispelling an
The United Nations
The United Nations
The United Nations The United Nations The United Nations is an organization of sovereign nations not a world government. It provides the machinery to help find solutions to disputes or problems, and to deal with virtually any matter of concern to humanity. It does not legislate like a national parliament. But in the meeting rooms and corridors of the UN, representatives of almost all countries of the world large and small, rich and poor, with varying political views and social systems have a vo
What is Fascism and Why does it Emerge?
What is Fascism and Why does it Emerge?
What is Fascism and Why does it Emerge? What is Fascism and Why does it Emerge? The purpose of this essay is to explain what fascism is and why it emerges. Fascism is a political ideology that consists of an all powering totalitarian government, which has total control of the people, the nation and the economy. The fascist economic system creates an upper class for the owning/ruling class and leaves the working class in a lower state who in turn produce for the elite. To justify themselves as b
America: The Land of Opportunity
America: The Land of Opportunity
America: The Land of Opportunity America: The Land of Opportunity I like America because there is opportunity here. I also like America because of our government that is a democratic government. In other coun¬ tries, their government\'s are monarchies, or a dictatorship, or even authoritarian. Some countries are even capitalistic. Here we have the freedom to sell buy or trade anything that we want. Another reason that I like are country is that it is full of states. Many of the other counties d
David Korten's When Corporations Rule The World
David Korten's When Corporations Rule The World
David Korten\'s When Corporations Rule The World David Korten\'s When Corporations Rule The World The book When corporations Rule the World by David Korten describes the way things will be in the future with multi-national corporations. These large corporations are found all over the world. There are many different problems that are appearing and many of them can be seen to be connected to corporations. We need to look at what is occurring with corporations and see if they are causing mor
Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome Word Count: 4378 The Romans have had almost every type of government there is. They\'ve had a kingdom, a republic, a dictatorship, and an empire. Their democracy would be the basis for most modern democracies. The people have always been involved with and loved their government, no matter what kind it was. They loved being involved in the government, and making decisions concerning everyone. In general, the Romans were very power-hungry. This might be explained by the myth that the
Another Brazil
Another Brazil
Another Brazil Word Count: 2988 Brazil: National Context Geography Brazil occupies almost one-half of the entire South America continent, and is the fifth largest country in the world. It borders all Latin American countries except Chile and Ecuador. The 9,170km coastline and the 50,000km navigable inland waterways provide great potentials for water transportation which has not been well developed. Brazil is topographically relatively flat. 40% of the land is under the Amazon Rain Forest. Most