• Votes For Sale Supporters Of Lobbyist
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    Votes For Sale According to the Associated Press, lobbyist donated 633 million dollars to government representatives in the first half of 1999. A lobbyist's job is to pass money to representatives for a vote in their favor of a bill. Up to $5000 may be given to any one congressman by a lobbyist thru Political Action Committees (PACs). Farmers, laborers, gun control activists, abortion opponents, and teachers are just a few of the numerous groups who form these committees in the United States. T...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Paintings Paris Rijksmuseum
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    Gogh, Vincent Willem van (1853-1890), Dutch post impressionist painter, whose work represents the archetype of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Van Gogh was born March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, son of a Dutch Protestant pastor. Early in life he displayed a moody, restless temperament that was to thwart his every pursuit. By the age of 27 he had been in turn a salesman in an art gallery, a French tutor, a theological student, and an evangelist among the miners at Wa...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Color Painted Art
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    Vincent Van Gogh is a Dutch post impressionist painter who has a tragically short career. His work represents the archetype of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, Holland. He was the eldest son of six children in the family, and his father was a Dutch Protestant pastor. By the age of 27 he had been a salesman in an art gallery, a French tutor, a theological student, and a preacher among the miners at Was mes...
  • Von Sternberg Kane Empress Susan
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    A Comparison Of Framing, Lighting And Set Design In Citizen Kane And The Scarlett Empress The following essay is a comparison of the films Citizen Kane (1941) directed by Orson Welles and Josef Von Sternberg's The Scarlet Empress. (1934) Specifically it will concentrate on how the two directors use set design, framing and lighting to comment upon the psychology of their principle characters. Welles' Citizen Kane tells the story of an aging press tycoon and would-be politician Charles Foster Kane...
  • Vigilante Law Punishment School
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    All law stems from one source of order. In a time of anarchy and chaos a man brought for from a mountain top two stone tablets from which all law branches. Those two tablets, the Ten Commandments, were to be the seeds of lawful civilization. Those seeds have since become the roots of modern humanity. A prime example of this is the United States government. The phrase 'In God we trust'; is imprinted on every piece of legal tender and on most documentation. The purpose of law and government is to...
  • Virginia Chapter Iii People
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    1. Historical People. Chapter 2 i. John Rolfe- Settled in Virginia. Father of the Tobacco Industry. Married Pocahontas but she died just before returning to Virginia. Died in 1622, during an Indian Uprising, but historians aren't sure how he died. ii. Walter Raleigh-sponsored a settlement on Roanoke Island. Half brother to Sir Humphrey and Sir John Gilbert. In 1585, he was made governor of Jersey. Raleigh arranged for the construction of 'The Ark Royal'. Raleigh was framed as a member of a plo...
  • Video Game Violent Media Violence
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    Understanding the Problem "Video games are not the source of violence in our society", says the president of the Interactive Digital Software Association Doug Lowenstein, "That's like blaming illiteracy on television. It's time we look at availability of guns and dysfunctional families as the source of violence-not games (Goodstein)." Entertainment producers argue that it is not their responsibility, but the responsibility of the parents to make sure that their own children are not exposed to me...
  • Vlad Dracula Prince Wallachia Wallachian
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    Vlad Dracula was a fifteenth century prince who has been the subject of many horror stories. There is much debate whether Vlad Dracula was a just prince or a crazed tyrant. Entanglement of fact and legend has portrayed him as both a national hero and the prince of darkness. Wallachian Politics In order to understand the life of Vlad Dracula, it is first necessary to understand something about the nature of Wallachian society and politics. A Transylvanian named Rudolph the Black founded Wallachia...
  • Vlad Tepes Dracula Web One Impaled
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    Just who was this peculiar Vlad Tepes Dracula An explorer of the further realms of experience, a demon to some and Angel to others. Nevertheless he was the fifteenth century ruler of Romania. Bram Stoker based his Dracula novel on Vlad Tepes. His real history is perhaps more interesting than any vampire story. Vlad was born in 1431 in the town of Sighisoara. He was the second son of the Prince of Wallachia, Vlad Dracul. Dracul, his father was the ruler of a country called Wallachia. He was also...
  • Video Lottery Colorado Amendment Money
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    Why Amendment 33 is a Great Idea These are a few reasons why amendment 33 is a great idea for the state of Colorado. This ballot proposal for 2003 will create 25 million dollars in benefits for tourism (the promotion of tourism is Colorado). Next, Colorado will get to keep 61% of the profits made from the video lottery terminals; currently other states casinos give them a 14 % return (Confused). Third, this amendment will create jobs for our slumping economy. Last of all, we will be able to off...
  • Virtuous Man Bible Men God
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    Andelin, Aubrey P. "Humility." Man of Steel and Velvet 12 (1982): 291-295. Andelin tells of how men should be upright. He touches base on the roles and characters men should have. The book express that men should look at God's life for an example and the Bible for guidance. Also he believes that real men are gentle, understanding, a provider, humble, and a protector. The tough breed of men is no longer needed in the world today. Men should be men of excellence and humility to accomplish the thi...
  • Violence And Respect One Lack Life
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    The many problems we face today as a society seem to become more and more overwhelming. I believe that respect for one other is a big social issue we face today in our generation of tomorrow. We see this problem in teens, in so many places. For example, in school there is a lack of respect for students from other fellow students. At home there is a lack of respect from the children of this generation to their parents. There is also a lack of respect from young adults to most authoritative figure...
  • Van Buren President Panic 1837
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    From the year 1837 to 1857, there was a string of less than average presidents. Minus James K. Polk, the best president of the group was the eighth president, Martin Van Buren. The reason Van Buren was a bad president was because he marched to the beat of his own drum too often. He never listened to his cabinet. An example of this is his refusing to move on acquiring either Texas or Canada even after Texas wanted to join the Union. The largest problem of the Van Buren Administration was the Pan...
  • Viruses Infected Cell
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    Virus is a infectious agent found in all life forms, humans, animals, plants, fungi, and bacteria. Viruses consist of genetic material, either deoxyribonucleic acid or ribonucleic acid or as most people know them as DNA and RNA. They are surrounded by a protective coating of protein, called a capsid, with or without an outer lipid envelope. Viruses are between 20 and 100 times smaller than bacteria. Viruses are not considered free-living, since they cannot reproduce outside of a living cell; th...
  • View On Life Richard People Racism
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    "Come ova here and do yo work boy!"Did you address me with a sir boy?" This is something a racist white man or female might say to a young black boy in the South. How would one feel if they were treated differently just because of their race? Would it have immediate and long term effects on one's life? The two statements above are examples of how people talk to their labeled inferiors. In this case, this pertains to the autobiographical book Black Boy, written by Richard Wright. This relates to ...
  • Voltage Ohms Law And Kirchhoff's Rules
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    Voltage: Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Rules ABSTRACT Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's rules is fundamental for the understanding of dc circuit. This experiment proves and show how these rules can be applied to so simple dc circuits. INTRODUCTION In the theory of Ohm's Law, voltage is simply proportional to current as illustrated in the proportionality, V = RI. As shown in this relation, V represent voltage which is the potential difference across the two ends of a electrical conductor and between which an...
  • Verbal Image Artistic One Word
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    This paper deals with the problem of verbal image translation from SL (English) into TL (Ukrainian). The research is based on comparison of the original [ 1; 337 p. ] and Ukrainian translation [ 2; 190 p. ] of Ian Fleming's " James Bond: From Russia With Love" A few words should be mentioned about the author and his book. Ian Fleming (1908 - 1964) was a great journalist and detective stories writer. In 1931 he joined Reuters news agency, and during the World War 2 he was a personal assistant to...
  • Volkswagen Heads East Eastern Europe
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    Volkswagen Heads East (or Skoda Heads West) Competition in the global auto industry has become increasingly fierce among the dozen surviving major manufacturers in the early 1990 s. With the dramatic successes of the Japanese leaders (Toyota, Nissan, and Honda), both the North American and European industries have become subject to intense rivalry among U. S. , Japanese, and European automakers. If we look at the Table 1, it shows the positions of major competitors in Western Europe during 1990...
  • View Of Marcus Aurelius
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    Every day from the time that you wake up till the time you go to sleep your life will be a battle. There will be people why try to bring you down. You will have teachers who will frustrate you mentally. There will be students and people who you call your friends that might frustrate you physically. All of these are things that test who you really are. People can frustrate or hurt you mentally of physically, but they can never touch your soul. That is what must get you up in the morning. There a...
  • Various Essays On Golding's Lord Of The Flies
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    1. Given that Piggy represents society and its rules, he must have found his situation on the island disturbing at the least. At first, there is no organized social structure of any kind; no position of leadership existed. There was an absence of rules. This must have been very disturbing to Piggy. Then, as the story progresses, a sort of chain of leadership emerges with Ralph being voted as "chief."Ralph raised his hand for silence. 'All right. Who wants Jack for chief?' With dreary obedience ...