• North Carolina Central University Schools
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    The College Experience The years spent in college are a big transitional stage in every ones life. The years in college are spent in preparation for future endeavors in the "real world." Choosing a college is imperative in that it can potentially effect your level of preparation for a professional career or in some cases graduate study. Your choice will impact the quality of education you will be receiving as well as shape your independence. When it came time for me to begin looking at schools I...
  • Smithfield North Carolina
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    Strategy Smithfield Foods is the largest hog producer and pork processor in the world. They produce 5. 1 billion pounds of meats yearly. Smithfield products are sold in North America and 25 worldwide markets. These international acquisitions gave the company a strong hold on the market, upgraded manufacturing facilities, and the opportunity for growth. Smithfield began its' expansion into foreign markets in 1998 when they made their way into Canada, France, Poland, and later on into Mexico. Smi...
  • Evidence Role In The Criminal Justice
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    Evidence Role in the Criminal Justice System I. Introduction Evidence is the key element in determining the guilt or innocence of those accused of the crimes against society in a criminal court of law. But in order to understand magnitude and necessity of evidence as a it relates to the criminal justice system one must know what are the five (5) key issues and or points regarding evidence. The first is what truly is evidence is it written documentation, is it expert testimony, is it hearsay (ora...
  • Anne Tyler Biography North Carolina
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    Anne Tyler American novelist and short-story writer, whose keen ear for dialogue and life-like characters have won critical acclaim. Several of Tyler's novels focus on loneliness, isolation, human interactions of eccentric middle-class people living in disunited families. Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but grew up in North Carolina, as the daughter of an industrial chemist and social worker. The family lived among various Quaker communities in the rural south before settling in R...
  • Iron Triangles Committees Triangle Interest
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    Iron Triangles - Jordan Ridgeway An iron triangle is defined as a three-sided, mutually advantageous relationship between members of Congressional Committees, Bureaucrats, and interest groups. Most of the Congressional Committees and Subcommittees have relationships with the agencies whose programs they authorize and appropriate money for. The committees and the bureaucrats from the agencies have close relationships with interest groups that want to influence policy. The literal components of an...
  • North Carolina Regulators Tryon Battle
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    ... fees, providing for more speedy collection of small debts, and the creation of the counties of Wake, Guilford, Chatham, and Surry in the areas of the region where the Regulators were the most numerous. These laws were designed to meet the demands of the Regulators, but while the assembly was vigorously passing these laws word arrived that the Regulators had assembled in Cumberland County and were preparing to march to New Bern, the current capital of North Carolina and residence of Royal Gov...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr Representative University African
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    Representative Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. began service in the United States House of Representatives on December 12, 1995, as he was sworn in as a member of the 104 th Congress, the 91 st African American ever elected to Congress. Representative Jackson currently sits on the House Appropriations Committee, serving on the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education as well as the Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs. Prior to his congressional...
  • North Carolina School Students University
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    In 1891 the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded by the state of North Carolina, only it was not called University of north Carolina at Greensboro, it was State Normal & Industrial School. The state founded this college to higher educate the women in the state of North Carolina. For seventy-two years the college remained only for women until 1963. In 1963 there was a law that said all state colleges must admit both sexes into their program of education. Since the school seemed ...
  • 2000 North Carolina Gubernatorial Election
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    The election for governor of North Carolina proved to be tightly contested race; with Richard Vinroot the republican candidate gaining support in the weeks immediately prior to the election. Mike Easley had an early advantage, being the democratic incumbent. Easley was the better-known and better-financed candidate, which helped him to an early advantage. However, during the final weeks of the campaign the advantage swung to Vinroot as undecided voters were swept up in a republican surge lead by...
  • Thomas Day North Carolina
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    Life and Times of Thomas Day Thomas Day was born in Dinwidee, Virginia in 1801 to a free slave mother. With the law that allowed children to be born free if their parents were free, Day was born free and did not have to be a slave. His family had been free since the early 18 th century. He and his brother were educated by private tutors and they were trained by their father in cabinetry and carpentry. Thomas' brother eventually began to study theology and he emigrated to Liberia in 1930 and was...
  • The Regulators Of North Carolina
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    The Regulators of North Carolina: OutragedOpressors The history of colonial North Carolina is bombarded with frequent strife and turmoil. The people of North Carolina, because of a lack in supervision from the British monarchy, learned to possess an independent spirit. The colony remained isolated from the rest of the country because of several geographical conditions such as poor harbors, the absence of navigable rivers, numerous swamps, and bad road conditions. Due to these conditions, communi...
  • John Edwards North Carolina
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    Democrat, John Edwards was born in Seneca, South Carolina in 1953. He was raised by his parents Wallace and Bobby Edwards in Robbins, North Carolina. John learned the values of hard work working alongside his father at the mill, and he developed a strong belief that all Americans deserve an equal opportunity to succeed and be heard. John was the first in his family to go to college. He attended North Carolina State University in 1974, and graduated with high honors, and then earned a law degree ...
  • Identity Theft Information Security 2003
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    Introduction There is currently a huge growing number of criminals that now do greater and more widespread damage to their victims without ever meeting them. Identity theft surfaced in the early 1990 s and turned peoples everyday transactions into a data gathering game. Bits of personal information such as bankcards, credit card accounts, income, social security numbers or just someone name, address, and phone numbers are now collected and could be used illegally by these individuals without any...
  • State Lotteries North Carolina
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    State Lotteries: Take a Second Look From the time the Europeans first landed on the Atlantic shore, lotteries have been a part of the American society. According to Will Spink, most states are currently operating a state lottery despite its bleak history in the U. S. (Spink 1). Since 1983, North Carolina has introduced lottery bills in the legislature every year (NC Christian 15). North Carolina Governor, Mike Easley, favors a lottery for increasing revenues for education (Analysis 2). However ...
  • How North Carolina Is Affected By Water Pollution
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    HOW NORTH CAROLINA IS EFFECTED ECONOMICALLY BY WATER POLLUTION About 80% of the State's surveyed freshwater rivers and streams have good water quality that fully supports aquatic life uses, 17% have fair water quality that partially supports aquatic life uses, and 3% have poor water quality that does not support aquatic life uses. Ten percent of the surveyed rivers do not fully support swimming. The major sources of impairment are agriculture (responsible for 53% of the impaired river miles), ur...
  • Swine Farming North Carolina
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    The coastal plains of North Carolina is characterized by flat land, wide rivers, beautiful and diverse ecology and rich agricultural soils, however many environmental pollutants are defiling this fragile ecosystem. There are several factors that are associated with the destruction of the coastal plains ecosystem, but there is one factor that stands out more than all the others. The major source of pollution that is threatening eastern North Carolina's ecosystems is industrial swine farming. Swin...
  • North Carolina England Virginia English
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    The Planting of English America 1. England's Imperial Stirrings Only 10% of the 1492 population of Indians were still living. Three prominent outposts existed in North America, including: Santa Fe by the Spanish in 1610, Quebec by the French in 1608, and Jamestown, Virginia by the English in 1607. Religious arguments were still being had. Much rivalry between Protestant England and Catholic Spain. 2. Elizabeth Energizes England English "sea dogs" were used to attack and steal from Spanish ships...
  • North Carolina Gatlin War General
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    Richard Caswell Gatlin (1809-1896) of Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina was a United States Military Academy graduate, a decorated United States Army officer, the first Confederate General to command in the State of North Carolina, and North Carolina's last Confederate-era Adjutant General. During his 29-year infantry career, Gatlin saw action in all the significant American military conflicts of the middle 19 th century and commanded various army posts in the expanding American West. At th...
  • The Evolution Of Execution In North Carolina
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    The methods of execution in North Carolina have changed significantly since the first recorded execution in 1726 (Gallagher 1). Since this time, capital punishment has become more humane. The changes that took place made a vital difference in the way condemned prisoners were put to death. In colonial times, most offenders were sentenced to death by hanging, a simple procedure that has been used as a means of execution for as long as man can remember. Initially hanging was strangulation accomplis...
  • Local Government North Carolina
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    North Carolina's government was like proprietary and royal period. The one major difference was that they appointed colonial officials. Two primary units of government are governor and his council and colonial assembly Of person elected by qualified voters of the county. There were also colonial courts. Navigation acts The navigation acts were from 1650 to 1696. It was made to regulate trade and increase British's profit. It forbade colonist from creating specified items England needed but coul...