• Jetliner By Naoshi Koriyama
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    "Jetliner " Now he takes his mark At the farthest end of the runway Looking straight ahead, eager, intense With his sharp eyes shining He takes a deep, deep breath With his powerful lungs Expanding his massive chest His burning heart beating like thunders Then... after a few... tense moments... of pondering He roars at his utmost And slowly beings to job Kicking the dark earth hard And now he begins to run Kicking the dark earth harder Then he dashes, dashes like mad, like mad Howling, shouting,...
  • The First Battle Of Manassas
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    The First Battle of Manassas On a hot summer day in July of 1861 there stood about 30, 000 Union troops lead by General Irvin McDowell ready to march out and capture Richmond and end the war. For the troops were young volunteers and thought that the battle would only last one day. But they were wrong for the battle of Manassas or otherwise known as Bull Run lasted more then one day the battle lasted six days instead. The Confederates had 22, 000 men who were headed by Gen. Pierre G. T. Beaurega...
  • Skiboarding Carve High Speed Turns On Groomed
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    Skiboarding is one of the newest snow sports hitting the slopes. It puts everything that is good from skiing, snowboarding and inline skating into a nice small package that will fit in the trunk of any car. Skiboards are small twin-tipped (the tip is the exact same shape as the tail) snowboards between 60-99 cm long, with ski boot bindings, and you have one for each foot. Many people who have skied or snowboarded before love the skiboards because they are so much fun. The learning curve for ski...
  • If There Were A Draft
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    If There Were a Draft It is complicated not to intelligently discuss the future of our military involvement with Iraq without the notion of a draft to arise. Although our presidential candidates and other government officials shun the issue of a draft and avidly display their negativity towards the idea, it is a feasible inquiry to ponder. What if there is indeed a draft? I, being a 16 year old student, know that if there ever is such a military draft, my particular age range would be in target ...
  • Velvet Revolution People Run Country
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    The so-called " Velvet revolution ' ended the communist control of Czechoslovakia in late 1989. On November 17 the formal government allowed a demonstration, where people commemorated the 50 th anniversary of a cruel suppression of a student demonstration in German-occupied Prague. However, history repeated itself and the students were brutally beaten by police. As a result a large protest movement developed. Demonstrations and strikes occurred across the whole country under the leadership ofObc...
  • Long Run Firms Price Industry
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    Analyzing the Monopolistic Competition of the Retail Industry Understanding the Terms Symbol = a code comprised of letters used as a unique identification of the stock 52 week High = the highest price reached during the last 52 weeks 52 week Low = the lowest price reached during the last 52 weeks Dividend = taxable payment declared by a company's board of directors & given to its shareholders out of the company's current / retained earnings Dividend Yield = yield a company pays its shareholders ...
  • How Oil Price Affect World Economy
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    1. Introduction The price of oil becomes the bone of contention recently. Oil price seems to be hitting new highs with the regularity of a metronome. It is a bad news for customers who have to pay more on it. More frightening still, this situation may get worse before it come back to normal. No one can exactly predict when the pendulum will soon swing back again since all uncertain factors existing. From the supply side of view, the OPEC is the main producer, being prepared to add or subtract p...
  • Installation In Windows 3 1 From File Rom Encyclopedia
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    README. DOC FILET his file contains the latest information on the Encyclopedia of Electronics. This is version of the Encyclopedia of Electronic Circuits has 1000 electronic circuit schematics. Schematics are viewed with the SuperCAD viewer (VIEW), which is a reduced version of SuperCAD and is designed for faster and simplified operation when used with the Encyclopedia. The Encyclopedia also has the full-up version of SuperCAD for editing schematics as well as other, locked software. There are ...
  • Stream Water Run Particles
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    Write-up on Water Forces Day 1. ) There seemed to be quite a difference in the flow patterns between land with a small amount of slope and land with a steep slope. It seemed that when we would run the water down a small amount of slope the water would barely run anywhere and would almost just puddle up and not do much. However, with a steeper slope the water would run a lot more quickly and would form a stream down the sand into the runoff container. It would form accurately and you could defini...
  • Abortion Abortions Happen Because Women
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    Abortion is murder. It is the process in which an undeveloped human being is killed, and unable to live the life it could have lived. Why is it okay for women to kill a human being through abortion and not be punished, when someone else is intentionally killing someone and being sent to life in prison? A fetus is helpless, it cannot scream or run away when an abortion is happening. The person who is supposed to be the protector is the person who made the choice to murder it. Abortion is not the ...
  • Terry Fox Canada Run Cancer
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    Terry Fox was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but raised in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, a community near Vancouver on Canada's west coast. As an active teenager involved in many sports, in 1977 Terry was only 18 years old when he was diagnosed with bone cancer and forced to have his right leg amputated six inches above the knee. The night before his operation, Terry read an article about an amputee who had competed in the New York Marathon. Indirectly that story, along with Terry's observation...
  • Candidates Ballot Party Office
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    Chapter 71. nomination- naming those who will seek office 2. self announcement- person who wants to run for an office announces they will run 3. caucus- like minded people who meet to reflect the candidates they will support in an upcoming election. 4. convention- party's members meet in a local caucus to pick candidates for local offices, and select delegates to represent them at the country convention. 5. direct primary- election held within the party to pick the party's candidates for the ge...
  • George Meade Battle General War
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    Do you know who was the general for the Second Battle of Bull Run? Everyone knows what the Second Battle of Bull Run is but who was the general? Some people even know that the North won that battle. Most people do not know that General George Meade defeated General Lee at that battle. General George Mead accomplished much during wartime. General George Meade had many accomplishments during wartime. First of all, he defeated General Lee at the Second Battle of Bull Run. Why would not General Mead...
  • Educational Politics Political Office
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    Expanded Lesson Plan EDUCATIONAL POLITICS Teaching Objective: The student will be able to state how to get someone elected to a political office. Teaching Method: What: What to do to be ready and organized to take the plunge into an educational political position in your community. How: We have to go from the first step to being elected. When to run: Timing is everything when running for political, educational positions. Not yet mentioned but the most important element in this equation is "Why."...
  • Social Costs Of Unemployment
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    What are the social costs of unemployment Can unemployment ever be completely cured Unemployment is what occurs when a person is seeking employment while lacking a job. It occurs all over the world, in every economy and government. It has various effects which affect any lives. Unemployment itself can be broken down into four main different types. Firstly there is frictional unemployment which is always present in a economy. It is a short duration unemlpoyment. It is caused by many workers who ...
  • Roosevelt And A Third Term
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    "We Want Roosevelt... The World Wants Roosevelt." The exuberant cries from a hysterical Chicago crowd during the 1940 Democratic Convention revealed the desire for Roosevelt's re-election. However, Roosevelt's personal future political aspirations appeared vague before the seen of a crowded convention hall chanting his name ever happened. A seemingly divided Roosevelt provided little answer to whether he would run for re-election. With two terms under his belt, it seemed unlikely to many that Ro...
  • Run Lola Run Analysis
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    The innovative theories and filmmaking techniques of Diga Vertov revolutionized the way films are made today. Man With a Movie Camera (1929), a documentary that represented the peak of the Soviet avant-garde film movement in the twenties, displayed techniques in montage, creative camera angles, rich imagery, but most importantly allowed him to express his theories of his writings of Kino-eye (the camera). The film has a very simple plot that describes an average day in Russia, yet the final piec...
  • Cross Country Vs Baseball
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    There are many sports played around the world today. Cross-country running and baseball are two that a lot of people participate in. Many do not even consider running to be a sport. Although it differs greatly from other team sports that are popular, it is a very unique sport. Baseball is a team sport and consists of a number of people playing different positions. Someone could be a great baseball player, but be a terrible pitcher. It is not necessary to have all the skills of all the players t...
  • Track And Field High Jump
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    In the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, sprints and jumps were on stage. United States sprint dominance was as evidenced by world records and medal counts. Bob Beam on (US) long jumped past 28 and 29 feet. Dick Fosbury (US) also gathered attention for his medal performance. He took off in the high jump with his back to the bar and landed on his back. Although others claim to have been using this style as far back as the early 60's, his name is forever linked with the Fosbury Flop. Next we will breakd...
  • Athletic Injuries Athletes Stress Fracture
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    Athletes with Stress Fractures A stress fracture is a painful and damaging injury that can alter an athlete s performance. Not only can stress fractures destroy the bone that has been injured, but it can also cause a long term damaging affect that can cause permanent harm to that bone. The very definition of a stress fracture is a crack, break, or complete shattering of a bone. The most common kind of stress fracture is found in the bones of the ankle. This area is commonly known as the fibula o...