• Bankruptcy Debts Chapter People
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    Over the years, the process of declaring bankruptcy has become incredibly simple. Because of this change, the number of people declaring bankruptcy is at an all time high. Today, bankruptcy is a common thing among companies and individuals alike. The American bankruptcy law allows people to avoid paying their debts by offering the debtors a discharge without a harsh consequence. By not having repercussions for their actions, bankruptcy filers often plan future bankruptcies, allowing them to stea...
  • Scottish Succession A Fight For Freedom
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    Scottish Succession: A Fight for Freedom William Wallace: William Wallace stands out as the most important man in the history of Scottish freedom. Historians debate the exact date of Wallace's birth, but most agree that he was born circa 1270 AD. Wallace was born to Sir Malcolm Wallace, Laird of Elderslie and Achinbothie, and the daughter of Sir Hugh Crawford, Sheriff of Ayr (Campbell, 1). Historians also confirm that William was the middle child in a family of three boys. William's father and o...
  • Bastille Day Dec 2001 Web
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    'Bastille Day, on the Fourteenth of July, is the French symbol of the end of the Monarchy and the beginning of the French Revolution' (web). It is very much like Independence Day in the United States because it is a celebration of the beginning of a new form of government. There are several factors that led to the Revolution. King Louis XV and King Louis XVI both led extremely extravagant lives. They spent a lot of the government's money on luxuries even while the government had some financial p...
  • Global Warming Florida Alvarez Atmosphere
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    Global temperatures on the Earth's surface have increased by 1. 1 degrees Fahrenheit during the last century, faster than any time in the last 1000 years (Rauber 41). Consequently, the 1990 s was the warmest decade in the last 1000 years ("Global Warming"). As humans emit fossil fuels, greenhouse gasses slowly warm the Earth's atmosphere ("EPA Global... ." ). This gradual process is known as global warming. As glaciers begin to melt, sea levels rise and coastal areas in Florida may suffer immen...