• Year Round School Essay
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    Year-round Schools The possibility of year round schools has been a hot debate topic for quite some time. The question is, is the idea of year round schools acceptable considering all the potential drawbacks? Year round schooling can be disruptive to both the family of the students and the teachers themselves, it can be too costly for a large group of people, and year round schools do not provide the same opportunity for learning as the traditional school year does. For several reasons, the trad...
  • Euthanasia In America February 2005
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    Lately in America there have been a lot of discussion and debate on the topic of euthanasia and rather if its right or wrong. 'Euthanasia is defined as the act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy' (Merriam-Webster). 'Euthanasia comes from the Greek word's eu and thanatos and means happy death or good death' (Moreland). Euthanasia is also known as physician assisted suicide and no one is better ...
  • Paternity Alleged Father
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    Paternity is defined as the quality or state of being a father. The person wanting to establish paternity can either be the mother, the father, or the child. It usually depends on the individual desires of the parties involved. When the parents are not married, it is important that paternity be legally established. Otherwise, the child has no legal father. Establishing paternity can be done by uncontested consent process, administrative process, or by contested judicial process. The uncontested...
  • The Marriage Ordeal Rights And Ramifications
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    Israel Jimenez Professor Byron Political Science 10221 February 2005 The Marriage Ordeal: Rights and Ramifications In a country with it's fundamentals based on liberty and equality, America has always struggled with those very concepts. Throughout history, Americans have been challenged to make decisions that have oppressed and freed certain groups of people. The political fight for same-sex marriages is a perfect example of this notion. This relation between spouses has created a major controve...
  • Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath
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    The Prince of Darkness and Black Sabbath On December 3 rd, 1948, John Michael Osbourne was born in Birmingham, England. This child would suffer many hardships throughout his life, but somehow would force himself to overcome them. This man that came to be known as Ozzy fronted the most famous classic metal bad of all time, Black Sabbath. After trying work, Ozzy moved to petty theft, and then ended up in jail. Ozzy decided to try music as a career. He began to look for bands to join and soon foun...
  • Growth Of Mormon Church
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    On, April 6, 1830, a then 24-year-old young man named Joseph Smith Jr. gathered in a small room along with six other people to organize a Church that would change American history. # Since the age of 14, Joseph Smith had always been a source of contentment and ridicule by people of all social classes and religions. Ten years earlier, in the spring of 1820, this young boy declared that he had seen a vision, that he had been visited by both God, and His Son, Jesus Christ. #This vision is a corner...
  • Social Security Reform Income Percent System
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    Privatizing Social Security Social Security was established as a promise to the people of continuation of income into retirement. Well the road to hell is often paved with good intentions, because that promise now has the country in economic uncertainty. The guarantee that workers will be taken care of in their old age if they paid their Social Security tax, is no longer guaranteed. If we don't come to a unanimous decision as to a plan of reform; financially our country is doomed. Social Securit...
  • European Nation Assassination Ferdinand War
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    While there is never just a single event that has led to the start of a world war, or any other serious war, there is often one thing that triggers long lived tensions and thus war ensues. Such was the case in WWI with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. There were many tensions that existed prior to his assassination, but it was his assassination which triggered the war, his assassination that served as an excuse, and perhaps the last straw, so to speak, which led to the First World ...