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  • American Power Act

    American Power Act

    Summary of the American Power Act (Kerry-Lieberman) On May 12, 2010, Senator Kerry (D-MA) and Senator Lieberman (I-CT) released their draft legislation, the American Power Act (APA). This bill contains a comprehensive, sector-based approach to enhancing energy security, spurring the development and deployment of clean energy technologies, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The bill contains the following seven titles: domestic clean energy development, global warming pollution reduction, consumer protection, job protection and growth, international

    Essay Length: 1,620 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 14, 2010
  • Obesity And The American Disabilities Act

    Obesity And The American Disabilities Act

    Federal Law Report on Obesity and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Obesity and the ADA of 1990 The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) bans discrimination based on disability. It provides individuals with disabilities civil rights protections like those provided to individuals on the basis of race, sex, national origin and religion (Mathias, 2003). The ADA defines "disability" as a physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activities

    Essay Length: 442 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 2, 2010
  • American Disabilities Act

    American Disabilities Act

    In nineteen ninety Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act. This act was established in order to eliminate discrimination of people with disabilities and to break down barriers in society that limits the freedom a disabled person. According to Section 2 Subsection A part one, "some 43,000,000 Americans have one or more physical or mental disabilities, and this number is increasing as the population as a whole is growing older." As the number suggests there

    Essay Length: 2,348 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: March 31, 2011
  • War Powers Act Of 1973

    War Powers Act Of 1973

    I. The Influence of the War Powers Act of 1973 The United States of America holds the position in the world as a nation in which foreign policy is focused and debated as a matter of embittered public outrage and controversy. This is the reality not only among the party in office and their equivalent opponents but mainly within the very party themselves. It is much truer within the party that is controlling the executive

    Essay Length: 1,292 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 2, 2011
  • A Curious Election - How the Next Potus Will Redefine American Power

    A Curious Election - How the Next Potus Will Redefine American Power

    A Curious Election: How the Next POTUS Will Redefine American Power In chapter six of his The Future of Power, Joseph Nye defines a number of precedents to define the power of a state. The criteria include territory, population, percent literacy, deployed nuclear warheads, expenditures, GDP, GDP per capita, Internet users, top-100 universities, films produced, and foreign students. America’s gradual transition away from the use of military power during the Obama years suggests that the

    Essay Length: 3,531 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2018
  • Americans With Disabilities Act

    Americans With Disabilities Act

    The Americans with Disabilities Act it prohibits discrimination in recruitment, hiring, promotions, training, pay, social activities, and other privileges of employment. The employer is also required to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities, unless it results in undue hardship. Ms. Smith's hearing -impaired disability was known to Shop Here when she was hired. Both Ms. Smith and Shop Here also understood that there would be

    Essay Length: 1,105 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2011
  • The Impact Of The Americans With Disabilities Act (Ada) - Title I - On Small Businesses

    The Impact Of The Americans With Disabilities Act (Ada) - Title I - On Small Businesses

    The Impact of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - Title I - on Small businesses Abstract One unique problem that small businesses face is compliance with federal regulations dealing with disability rights. The purpose of our research paper is to share information with instructors, students, managers, and small entrepreneurs regarding the topic of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title I, requirements. We will respond to key ADA Title I questions, such as: What

    Essay Length: 1,560 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 21, 2011
  • My Favourite Scene In Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3

    My Favourite Scene In Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3

    My favourite scene so far in Macbeth is act 2 scene 3, the Porter scene. In this essay I am going to explain why it is my favourite scene using quotations from the book. The scene starts with the porter. The porter is very drunk after he has been "carousing" at the feast. The Porter section is very unexpected. It has an element of surprise because it comes straight after the murder. This scene also

    Essay Length: 742 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 7, 2010
  • The Death Of The American Dream

    The Death Of The American Dream

    The American Dream is dead. This is the main theme in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. In the novel Fitzgerald gives us a glimpse into the life of the high class during the roaring twenties through the eyes of a moralistic young man named Nick Carraway. It is through the narrator's dealings with high society that readers are shown how modern values have transformed the American Dream's pure ideals into a scheme for

    Essay Length: 1,595 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 12, 2010
  • Why The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Should Not Be Repealed.

    Why The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Should Not Be Repealed.

    [Type the company name] | Why the Sarbanes-Oxley Act should not be repealed. | [Type the document subtitle] | | Introduction of Sarbanes Oxley On March 5th, 2001, Fortune magazine released an article by Bethany McLean. The theme of this article was that Enron's stocks were overpriced. She stated that Enron's stocks were really popular and that its numbers were really impressive. Its revenues had doubled to over $100 billion, earnings were increasing by 25%

    Essay Length: 1,563 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 14, 2010
  • Puerto Rican American

    Puerto Rican American

    The island of Puerto Rico (formerly Porto Rico) is the most easterly of the Greater Antilles group of the West Indies island chain. Located more than a thousand miles southeast of Miami, Puerto Rico is bounded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the east by the Virgin Passage (which separates it from the Virgin Islands), on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the Mona Passage (which separates it

    Essay Length: 2,527 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: July 18, 2010
  • American Troops Overseas

    American Troops Overseas

    American troops are being sent overseas to maintain peace in a nation involved in a civil war. Whether the peace troops should or should not be sent overseas, they are being sent overseas. I do not believe that it is the responsibility of American troops to make peace in a country that is at Civil war. A civil war is a war fought within a nation between that nations people. By sending peace troops to

    Essay Length: 595 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2010
  • A Fooled Nation: The Role Of German Morale In Hitler'S Rise To Power

    A Fooled Nation: The Role Of German Morale In Hitler'S Rise To Power

    With a lock of hair falling over his forehead and a square little mustache on his often somber face, Adolf Hitler seemed a comical figure when he first entered into politics. He was a public speaker who ranted and raved until his voice was hoarse and sweat dripped from his brow. With the help of fanatic disciples and gullible masses, Hitler profoundly changed Germany and the political face of Europe. An evil genius, he unleashed

    Essay Length: 4,636 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: August 21, 2010
  • Native Americans

    Native Americans

    Native Americans culture is unique for many ways. Living on the reservations they were in touch with nature as well as their ancestors. Native Americans are disputed in the country, diverse among tribes, culturally mixed, and recognize their own political stands (Bordewich, 1996, p. 71). These have changed over the years, but before the reconstruction of the Native Americans the people were identifiable and knew who they were. Before the Europeans came and changed their

    Essay Length: 878 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 23, 2010
  • Native Americans

    Native Americans

    In the early days of English settlement in the American colonies, the Indian-European relationship of each area was the determining factor in the survival of the newly established colonies. By working together and exchanging methods of food production and survival, an English colony could maintain its population and continue to support the arrival of new settlers. However, a colony that had trouble maintaining ties with their Indian neighbors had a tough time attracting settlers

    Essay Length: 614 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 23, 2010
  • The Power Of Knowledge

    The Power Of Knowledge

    A person's feeling can be depicted by the way he or she draws their pictures. Superiority and inferiority can be shown by the way the artist makes a person or ship larger or smaller than another person or ship. This is shown in the Spanish picture where the French ships are on the coast of America. The French ships are small and the Native Americans appear to be larger. In another picture it shows a

    Essay Length: 374 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 23, 2010
  • The True American Cowboy

    The True American Cowboy

    The True American Cowboy As the twentieth century approached, America was experiencing a time of considerable expansion. All eyes were looking for ways to make the United States a larger, more powerful, and more efficient country. Because of this wave in American society, there was no movement given more devotion than the settling of the West. The range-cattle industry in its various aspects, and in its importance to the United States and particularly to the

    Essay Length: 2,220 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: August 24, 2010
  • Act Database

    Act Database

    "In today's competitive world, business professionals are increasingly aware of the value of managing relationships and communicating effectively, both within the workgroup and with their customers," said Christopher Calisi, vice president of Symantec's Remote Productivity Solutions Group. "ACT! 4.0 is an invaluable tool for building and maintaining relationships with customers and potential customers." ACT! 4.9 is a fully customizable contact manager. As business demands rise, it is imperative that software applications provide users with useful

    Essay Length: 630 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 25, 2010
  • Pedel Power

    Pedel Power

    A 15-year-old girl from Michigan took a bike trip from her home to Virginia Beach. The total distance that she biked was 4,370 miles. They were driven to do this accomplishment by everyone telling them that they couldn't do it. The journey took 85 days to complete and crossed over 10 state borders. The point of the trip wasn't just for fun but for a national campaign called "get out spoke n'. She was one

    Essay Length: 274 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 25, 2010
  • Benito Mussolini's Rise And Fall To Power

    Benito Mussolini's Rise And Fall To Power

    Benito Mussolini had a large impact on World War II. He wasn't always a powerful dictator though. At first he was a school teacher and a socialist journalist. He later married Rachele Guide and had 5 children. He was the editor of the Avanti, which was a socialist party newspaper in Milan. Benito Mussolini founded the Fasci di Combattimento on March of 1919. "This was a nationalistic, anti liberal, and anti socialist movement. This movement

    Essay Length: 1,916 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: August 25, 2010
  • Violence Against Women Act

    Violence Against Women Act

    The Violence Against Women Act creates a right to be "free from crimes of violence" that are gender motivated. It also gives a private civil right of action to the victims of these crimes. The Senate report attached to the act states that "Gender based crimes and fear of gender based crimes...reduces employment opportunities and consumer spending affecting interstate commerce." Sara Benenson has been abused by her husband, Andrew Benenson, since 1978. Because of

    Essay Length: 971 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 25, 2010
  • Favoritism And The Powers Of The Gods

    Favoritism And The Powers Of The Gods

    Favoritism and the Powers of the Gods In ancient times, people believed that their lives would be significantly better off if the gods favored them. In the Aeneid, gods were battling with each other over who would control fate. Even the Bible shows us incidences of favoritism. In a society where everything is governed by the gods, the favor of a god bestowed upon a person was extremely important. In the sources, The Aeneid and

    Essay Length: 1,142 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: August 26, 2010
  • Nuclear Power

    Nuclear Power

    Most of the world's electricity is generated by either thermal or hydroelectric power plants. Thermal power plants use fuel to boil water which makes steam. The steam turns turbines that generate electricity. Hydroelectric power plants use the great force of rushing water from a dam or a waterfall to turn the turbines. The majority of thermal power plants burn fossil fuels because thermal power plants are cheaper to maintain and have to meet less of

    Essay Length: 1,425 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: August 26, 2010
  • Hitlers Rise To Power

    Hitlers Rise To Power

    How Hitler got into Power At the end of the war Germany underwent a rapid political restructuring. Following this transition from authoritarian monarchy to democratic republic, Weimar Germany immediately began to display weaknesses that it would ultimately never fix. Germany had to create a government that the Allies would be prepared to negotiate with, so Hindenburg ordered a government which had the support of the Reichstag. When Kaiser William II fled the country, Germany could

    Essay Length: 1,246 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: August 27, 2010
  • Philosophy-Imputable Acts

    Philosophy-Imputable Acts

    Dr. Kitchel Ethics 2314 "Imputable Acts in Regards to the Fate of a World" An act is called imputable when the person committing the act is in possession of both knowledge and consent in regards to the action at hand. Imputability is a thing that is always completely possessed or completely not possessed by a person. Imputability causes accountability. Accountability has degrees upon which it is based and these degrees depend on whether or not

    Essay Length: 2,901 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: August 29, 2010

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