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  • Corporation 5 Direct Tort Individual And Corp
    610 words
    1. PIERCING THE CORPORATE VEIL -- (Suits by corporate creditors against shs) -- it's more common in contract claims than in tort claims. The most important elements considered by the courts: a) Commingling of Assets -- commingling of corp assets and personal assets of shs (e. g., paying private debts with corp funds) may lead to piercing of the corporate veil; b) Lack of Corporate Formalities -- whether basic corp formalities (e. g., regular meetings, corporate records maintained, issuance of st...
  • Peace Corps Volunteers
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    The Peace Corps is a volunteer service, in which Americans are sent to help undeveloped and extremely poor countries. The volunteers stay in these host countries for two years. They live with the people, in many times poor conditions, and serve and work together with the people of the country. In doing this, the Peace Corps have three major goals: 1) To provide volunteers who give to the social and economic development of interested countries. 2) To promote a better understanding of Americans am...
  • Peace Corps Volunteers
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    The Peace Corps October 14, 1960 2: 00 am at Michigan University ran into a serious realty check. Presidential Candidate John F. Kennedy addressed the students attending there with an impromptu speech challenging them to give two years of their lives to help people in countries of the developing world. Inspired by the speech, students form "Americans Committed to World Responsibility" and organize a petition drive asking for the establishment of such a program; within weeks, more than 1,000 Mich...
  • Land Jefferson
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    Quite possibly one of the most important purchases in the history of The United States was the one in which Thomas Jefferson enabled the size of the country to double. The territory was the Louisiana Territory, the 820,000 square mile piece of land was bought for 15 million dollars which equaled out to about three cents an acre. The United States originally only wanted to buy the port of New Orleans. Thomas Jefferson wanted to buy this because there was a risk that the half million Americans liv...
  • Benjamin O Davis
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    Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was born December 18, 1912 in Washington D.C. His father, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. was one of the few African-American officers in the U.S. Army. Davis, Jr. was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy in 1932 by Rep. Oscar S. De Priest, the only black congressman at that time. At West Point he endured ostracism from both classmates and superiors who wanted to see him fail. He persevered and graduated 35th in a class of 276 in 1936. He was the fourth African-American graduate ...
  • National Peace Corps Day
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    journalistic writing on peace corp March 3, 1998 brought about great weather, a rare sunny day in the gloomy city of Seattle. It was perfect for students to skip class and enjoy the sun, but the day was of more importance. This was National Peace Corps day, one that students didn t want to miss. Three hundred and sixty four days a year, students hear about the Peace Corps but only one day do they stop and wonder what it really is. That day is Peace Corps day, when Peace Corp veterans visit schoo...
  • News Corp S Growth Strategy
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    Strategy Assignment Two: News Corporation. Discuss the growth strategies pursued by Rupert Murdoch for News Corporation between 1960 and the early 1990's. In the world of Rupert Murdoch, ruthlessness is expected; weakness leads to corporate Siberia. (web) Rupert Murdoch is the inventor of the modern global information empire. With cable and satellite channels on five continents, Murdoch reaches nearly seventy five percent of the world. Initially building News Corporation (News Corp.) upon a seri...
  • First Black Pilot
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    The Tuskegee Airman will always be the most influential air squadron during WWII. I believe this because there where a lot racist people that did not want them to succeed, but they did more than just succeed. They became the first black Airforce pilots. It all started when President Roosevelt arranged a meeting in September 1940 with three African-American leaders and members of the Army and Navy. During the meeting, the leaders emphasized three points: first, equal opportunity for jobs in the d...

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