• The National Museum Of American History
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    The National Museum of American History opened to the public in January 1964 as the Museum of History and Technology. It was the sixth Smithsonian building on the National Mall in Washington, D. C. The Smithsonian was established in 1846 by an act of Congress as an institution for the 'increase and diffusion of knowledge.' By the 1850 s the organization was called the U. S. National museum and housed in the first Smithsonian building. Smithsonian collections developed both as specimens and as h...
  • National Park Service Land Parks Important
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    Topic: The National Park Service will continue to play an important role in twenty-first century society. Abstract: Those with a sense of destiny cried not exploitation, but preservation of Americas land. This belief created the first National Park and later the National Park Service to protect it and the lands that were to be added. The National Park Service will continue to protect the land and provide for the common good so visitors can enjoy the freedom of nature and see the unspoiled earth,...
  • Drilling For Oil In The Arctic Wildlife Refuge
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    The question of whether to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge stands clearly on the energy issues table. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a 1. 5 million-acre parcel of wilderness area bordering the Arctic Ocean to the north and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline to the south. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is currently off limits to oil exploration and production. Because of the ecological hazards How much oil is in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge In May 2000, the Energy...
  • National Forest Animals Things Fish
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    National Forest There are many National Forests in the United States, and they are spread over the whole country. National Forest also have a huge variety of climates. Ranging from the very cold weather of the Chugach National Forest in Alaska to the warm weather of the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana or even to the intermediate weather like our on Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio. National Forest are also very helpful towards humans and the way we live. On the other side of the...
  • Sleep Deprivation National Foundation School
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    Its seven thirty in the morning, the time that most American high schools begin class. Instead of being chipper and ready to learn, most teenagers, at this time of the morning, can barely remain awake. These puffy eyed pupils are by no means ready to learn. Sixty percent children under 18 reported being sleepy during the day, with another fifteen percent reporting that they had fallen asleep during the school day within the past year (National Sleep Foundation, Dozing). Though adolescents requir...
  • Federalism National Government
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    Federalism has played a large role in our government since the time that the Constitution was ratified. It originally gave the majority of the power to the states. As time went on, the national government gained more and more power. It used the 'necessary and proper' clause of the Constitution to validate its acts, and the Supreme Court made decisions that strengthened the national government creating a more unified United States. Finally, the recent course of federalism has been to give powers ...
  • National Guard Army War Regiment
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    What is The Pennsylvania Army National Guard? The Pennsylvania Army National Guard is a branch of the United States Army that is mostly used today for homeland security. Although the National Guard is not active like the Reserves or Active Duty Army, they still have the same requirements and same responsibility. More than 22, 000 men and women make up the Pennsylvania National Guard and Air National Guard today. They reach from state quarters at Fort Indian Town Gap in Lebanon County to about 10...
  • Should The United States Adopt A National Curriculum
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    Since the early 1980 s, the issue of America s faltering public school system has become a serious concern. The crisis in K-12 education is one of the biggest challenges facing the nation. Should there be set standardized tests given to students, and furthermore, should the United States adopt a national curriculum to keep up with the standards of other countries Lynn Davey and Monty Neill suggest in their essay entitled, The Case against a National Test that, U. S. policymakers and the public ...
  • The National Debt Dollars Government Social
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    The National Debt For the past centuries, the american people dug themselves into a big hole which is the National Debt. In this paper I will discuss the history of the national debt, effects on the debt / deficit , was to reduce it and control the deficit. the national debt has increased every year from 1945 to 1995. The biggest increase of the debt was from the years 1985 to 1995 when it went up about three trillion dollars. Right after the Civil War the debt held at three billion dollars. In...
  • Curves Situation Analysis National City
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    Situation Analysis: Client Analysis Curves International is a world-renowned women's only fitness center, a pioneer in the "express workouts." Curves target client base consists of all types of women; from the busy executive to the ultra busy soccer mom, and most importantly, Curves caters to women who overall want to be healthy. Curves makes exercise fun and beneficial for women regardless of fitness goals. Curves clients perceive it more than a "gym", but as a support group and a social outing...
  • Andrew Jackson 2 National Bank
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    Andrew Jackson was not plainly a common man or an aristocrat. He was in fact a combination of the two. Because he came into popularity on the frontier and was not of aristocratic decent he is often considered to be a common man. However, many facts about his life do not coincide with this stereotype. From the beginning of his career in Tennessee, he considered himself an aristocrat. As a result his tastes, manners and life style were shaped accordingly. Although he considered himself, an aristo...
  • National Government States Federal Power
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    Power Shifts in Intergovernmental Relations: A Result of Fiscal Federalism Fiscal federalism is the result of the states' dependence on the national government for funds. Until 1913, the national government had minimal monetary resources, thus possessing little control over the affairs of the states. Once effected, the Sixteenth Amendment resulted in the amassing of government funds on the national level. This reserve of money enabled the national government to initiate a multitude of national p...
  • Vice Mayor National Administration City
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    Vice Mayor Personal Profile HERBERT M. BAUTISTA mpa, mnsaQuezon City Vice Mayor Presiding Officer, 15 th City Council President, National Movement of Young Legislators Vice Mayor Herbert M Bautista is probably one of the youngest officials of the country who has had a long and fruitful experience in government and the youth movement. From 1986 to 1989, he was President of the Kabataang Barangay National Federation and was appointed ex-officio City Councilor representing the Youth Sector of Quezo...
  • Blanton Forest Forests National Year
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    Blanton Forest is the largest contiguous unprotected old-growth hardwood forest in the Eastern United States. The 6, 000+ acre design for the future Blanton Forest Nature Preserve includes 2, 350 acres of pristine old-growth wilderness including 200+ year-old trees and Watts Creek, a sanctuary for the endangered Black side dace fish. It belongs to a type of diverse temperate forest class called "mixed mesophytic" that is considered called both "globally significant" and "critically endangered" b...
  • National Bank Maryland Government Tax
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    Adv American Gov. November 14 th 98 McCulloch v Maryland Can congress incorporate a bank Can a state tax the national government These were some of the key issues that brought up in the Supreme Court case of Mcculloch v Maryland. James Madison, the judge in this case, rules in favor of the National Government. He proclaimed that it was constitutional to have a national bank, and not appropriate for Maryland to tax the bank. Now we turn the tables toward Maryland. In my reasoning I believe that M...
  • Mcculloch V Maryland Implied Powers
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    The Supreme Court case of McCulloch v. Maryland set forth important principles in American government. The case itself dealt with whether or not the Congress had power from the Constitution to establish a national bank; also, it dealt with whether or not a state could tax or interfere with the national bank. More specifically, the question was whether the state of Maryland could, without violating the Constitution, tax the national bank. From McCulloch v. Maryland, Marshall stated two important...
  • Framers Of Constitution National Government
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    The framers of our constitution sought to create a central government strong enough to meet the nation's needs and still preserve the strength of the States. The federal system divided government power into two basic levels of government. These include the National and State. The division of powers divides them and the Supreme Court settles disputes between the two. The powers of the National Government are delegated in three distinct types: expressed, implied and inherent. The expressed includ...
  • National Interest American America Identity
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    C 3 C Mark R. McDowell Throughout early American history there was a direct correlation between national interest and national identity, but with the changes of the 20 th century regarding America's status in the world came changes regarding America's nature. American national identity has shifted away from alignment with the creed and vision of the Founding Fathers while American national interest has strived to continually act in accordance with that creed and vision. This shift is most eviden...
  • Feminism In Sports Augusta National
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    The MASTERS 2003 Burk's Crusade is a Bust Elizabeth Miller April 29, 2003 HF 395 The Masters is one of the oldest and most prestigious tournaments in modern golf history, dating back to 1934. Every year the best players in the world of golf congregate in Augusta, Georgia all with the hopes of wearing the illustrious green jacket. Augusta National is the golf course that is home to the Masters, the green jackets and now national controversy. Late last year, the headlines of magazines, newspapers ...
  • American Fed Federalism National Government
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    American federalism is a form of government in which the constitution distributes governmental powers between the national government and the subsidiary governments of the states. Article I, Section 8, and the Tenth Amendment are good examples of this definition. In Article I, Section 8, the Constitution defines the powers delegated to the national government, such as the power to regulate commerce and to enact laws necessary and proper for the execution of its powers. The Tenth Amendment retain...