• Violent Criminals Prisons Prison Crime
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    The U. S. prison population has tripled since 1980 so that on any given day there are 1. 5 million Americans behind bars. (Alternatives 1). There is a clear overcrowding problem in todays prisons. Why I believe that the population explosion in the prison system is due to the increasing moral decline of America. Prisons should keep dangerous criminals off the streets and keep others from committing a crime. (Prisons 1) One would think that being locked up is to be feared. But in todays society, ...
  • Pacemaker Internet Explorer
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    Table of Contents Introduction Product Technical Description Failure Scenarios and Fault Tree Analysis of a Pacemaker Failure Probability Fault Tree Conclusion References I. Introduction Heart disease is among the leading causes of deaths each year. However, many people with heart problems are increasing their longevity with pacemakers. A pacemakers main purpose is to keep the heart from beating too slowly thereby preventing the problems associated with slow heart rhythms (passing out, congestiv...
  • Roman Architecture Rome Empire Romans
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    The Roman society, like any other, had its humble beginnings. The history of their architecture runs virtually in step with the history of their empire to an extent. As the Empire expanded so did the architecture, and as Romans became more magnificent their architecture followed. Roman architecture had its humble beginnings as a form of worship. The first Roman architects were the ancient priests and dwellers who made areas of sacrifice and worship for their gods. At first, their homes were sim...
  • Quakers And The Underground Rr
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    The Beginning of the Underground Railroad During the years prior to the Civil War, many people in the United States greatly opposed slavery. Far from being passive victims waiting to be rescued, enslaved blacks never ceased in their struggle for freedom. From the moment Africans were captured in the interior and coastlands of West Africa, to the time they were sold as slaves in the Caribbean and the new colonies of North America, black slaves acted as aggressively as possible to maintain their o...
  • Feb 2000 Television Violence People
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    The Effects of Violence in Television and Movies "Violence on television and in the movies is damaging to children" (Levine) Well, that just about says it all, huh Or does it One thing is for certain, the link between adolescent violence and the programs on television is there, the only thing to debate is how strong is that link Many people feel there is a huge problem with the violence on television and in the movies in today's society, causing all sorts of social chaos, such as school shooting...
  • John Lennon Band Beatles Ono
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    John Lennon 'You " ve got to admit it's getting better it's getting better all the time,' because of John Lennon, and the way he effected the world. 'Imagine' the world without John Lennon. John Lennon had a huge effect on the world. Throughout his life Lennon was many things. He was a musician, lyricist, singer, artist, actor, humorist, political and peace activist, and writer. Because of Lennon the world was changed musically, socially, and politically. Musically he brought rock music into ma...
  • Human Genome Project 2
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    It all started back in 1953 with two men by the names of James D. Watson and Francis Crick when they discovered the double-helical structure of DNA. Little did they know they we reopening the door to the creation of a perfect world. In 1986, the Human Genome Project, led up by the National Institution of Health (NIH), took a giant leap through this door. They began the long process of mapping out the entire genetic makeup of the human body. The main purpose of the HP was originally for the use ...
  • Nov 2000 Problems Year Computers
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    Civilizations dependence upon computers has grown exponentially in the last thirty years. Businesses use computers to keep their records, write reports, and to converse with colleagues and clients. The average businessperson depends primarily on their computer to complete a days work. Years ago, programmers caused what could have potentially been a major problem with modern computer systems. While attempting to conserve scarce and expensive data bits, they programmed the year using two digits i...
  • Racial Classification In 2000
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    Across every state in the Union the call to classify can be heard. From the 2000 census to the job application come requisitions to mark the box that most appropriately describes your racial background. Spokespersons for the under-privileged segments of our society clamor to even the score (Scalia J. , qtd. Judicial Review), and our governments subsidize such divisive rhetoric with legislation that mandates racial quotas (Judicial Review). Racial classification is wrong for three reasons: it is...
  • Gun Control Guns One Laws
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    Whenever some terrible act of violence occurs such as the horrible Columbine Shooting, people start looking for answers and pointing fingers. They want to put the blame on something saying, "It was the parents fault," or, "It is television and the Internet's fault," but the blame is most often put on an inanimate object that does only what the person operating it tells it to do. In the next few minutes one should realize that it is not the gun's fault and more gun control laws are not the answer...
  • The American Judicial System Does It Favor The Criminal
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    OUTLINE I. Introduction II. Youthful Offenders. Mistaken Notion of LeniencyB. Proof of Increased Effort to Criminalize Youthful Offenders 1. Stronger Penalties 2. Prison Population. Preventative Affects III. Drug & Violent Crimes. Mistaken Notion of LeniencyB. "Get Tuff" Attitudes IV. Incarceration Issues. Conclusion Table of Contents Abstract... v Statement Of Purpose... 1 Youthful Offenders... 1 Drug & Violent Crime Cases... 4 Incarceration Issues... 6 Works Cited... 7 The American Judicial...
  • We Need To Change The Laws Regarding Medical Marijuana
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    We Need to Change the Laws Regarding Medical Marijuana Since 1937 marijuana has been illegal in our country for all purposes. From that time many Americans have thought of it as a dangerous drug, and its medicinal value has been disregarded simply because it has been labeled as an illegal substance. Recent studies show that marijuana is indeed safe and has many modern medicinal applications. It is proven to be beneficial in the alleviation of symptoms of AIDS, glaucoma, cancer, and epilepsy only...
  • Law And Politics Feb 2000
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    "While every law restricts individual freedom to some extent by altering the means which people may use in the pursuit of their aims. Within the known rules of the game the individual is free to pursue his personal ends and desires, certain that the powers of government will not be used deliberately to frustrate his efforts." - Friedrich Hayek What is law Webster says that is, The collective organization of the individual right to lawful defense (Law). Each of us has a natural right to defend ou...