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Bomb Was Dropped Atomic Bomb
859 wordsThere are many reasons that the Atomic bomb was used on Japan. There are many that criticize the bombing, but I support it. The main reasons for President Harry Truman decided to drop the bomb were, to save lives (American Lives), to bring about a quicker resolution to the war, and to send a message to the world that we now had military supremacy. Growing up in a military family, (with a dad a Vietnam vet, and a grandfather who would have fought in Japan if we had invaded), may have biased my pe...
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First Aid Traffic Safety
922 wordsDriving an automobile is a risky and dangerous activity. Every day, tragic accidents make the headlines in newspapers and on the evening TV news. Driving is an essential part of day-to-day living for most people, and yet this ordinary means of getting from one place to another can be deadly. With so many people of all ages on the road, practicing traffic safety is a must. Among the most important steps to take for a safer driving experience are knowing the possible dangers associated with drivin...
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Gun Control Laws Stricter Gun Control
1,109 words[ 1 ] Control, Robert, ed. Gun Control and the Constitution: Sources and Explorations on the Second Amendment. New York: Garland Publishing Inc. , 1994 [ 2 ] Dowlut, Robert. The Right to Keep and Bear Arms in State Bills of Rights and Judicial [ 3 ] Freedman, Warren. The Privilege to Keep and Bear Arms. Connecticut: Quorum Books, [ 4 ] Hickok, Eugene Jr. , ed. The Bill of Rights: Original Meaning and Current Understanding. Virginia: University Press of Virginia, 1991 [ 5 ] Kruschke, Earl PHD. Gu...
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Physician Assisted Suicide American Medical Association
875 wordsActive euthanasia is a necessary course of action and should be allowed as long as the decision is being made by the family members or the patient themselves. The American Medical Association claims active euthanasia is against its policy, but improving the quality of life for a patient is, so what happens if the patients life could be made better by ending it? In a statement by the American Medical Association, they claim the intentional termination of the life of one human being by another mer...
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Cell Phones Ban The Bans
974 wordsA young girl riding in her mothers car is killed when a driver, talking on his cell phone, runs a stop sign in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Further south in a suburb of Camden, New Jersey, a driver ploughs through a group of pedestrians. An elderly couple dies as a result of his efforts to retrieve a dropped cigarette. In western Ohio, a driver causes serious injury to a father and son on their way home from a fishing expedition. The offending driver was changing stations on his radio and unkno...
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Pain And Suffering Terminally Ill
2,009 wordsEuthanasia is defined as, "The act or practice of putting to death painlessly a person suffering from an incurable disease. " Euthanasia can be traced back as far back as the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. It was sometimes allowed in these civilizations to help others die. Voluntary euthanasia was approved in these ancient societies. Today, the practice of euthanasia causes great controversy. Both pro-life groups and right-to-die groups present arguments for their different sides. Pro-li...
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Unintended Consequences Of Car Airbags
632 wordsJust imagine that someone dear to you was in an automobile accident; wouldnt you like to know that there is a safety device to protect him / her from harm? The Law of Unintended Consequences states that new technologies will often result in results the opposite of their intention. Airbags, for instance, have gone through much controversy in the past few years for their actual safety, or lack there of, to occupants. After educating you on the truth about airbags, I believe that by the end of this...
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The Promises Of Stem Cell Research
760 wordsFrom the monks practice of reincarnation to the Native American medicine man, civilization have searched for loop holes to cheat death and have gone to spontaneous measures to improve life. Modern day medicine has saved the life of thousands and given even more a healthier way of living. However, throughout the course of history, the practice of healing has taken a drastic change from a once religious threshold to a more scientific one. People hold more faith in a needle then they do in Allah, B...
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Gravitational Pull Ocean Bottom
1,386 wordsPhysics of Tsunamis Wendy M. Blevins PS 102 Explorations in Physics Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Abstract This paper will discuss the physics and warning systems of tsunamis, a destructive wave force that researchers have been studying for many years. Tsunamis are different than tides or surface waves because undersea earthquakes, instead of winds or the gravitational pull of the moon or sun, generate them. They can reach speeds of up to 700 kilometers per hour but can be undetected unti...
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Washington D C 11 November 2000
1,254 words... report of the investigation is completed by the Safety Board staff and forwarded to the Safety Board for consideration. The five Board Members then deliberate over the final report in a public meeting, resulting in a ruling to adopt or reject the findings of the investigation. Recommendations resulting from the investigation are forwarded to the appropriate agency or industry where corrective action is suggested to take place. The NTSB and the addressee then typically engage in a series of e...
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Gun Control Laws Bear Arms
1,052 wordsKristin Phoebus November 9, 1997 Ms. Reed-Morrisson Gun Control Hi God what? Why am I up here with you already? Well I don t know. I as just playing Ok I ll tell you what I remember: Jeremy was helping Mom fix dinner because she promised to make his favorite and Maggie s eyes were glued to the television watching her girly shows while her ear was attached to the telephone talking to her boyfriend. Ew, they make me sick. So I didn t have anyone to play with and I am sick of all of my old toys. I ...
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Risk Of Contracting Percent Of Women
1,719 wordsTaking Away the Right of Privacy The global AIDS epidemic is having very strong social impacts on many societies. AIDS is being compared with the Bubonic Plague which swept Europe in a mad fury leaving only two thirds of the original population alive. People speculate that this disease is going to be the be all and end all of the human population as we know it. It has been sent to us to end our existence because of what we have done wrong, to the earth and to each other. These are the beliefs of...
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U S Military Global Positioning System
1,395 wordsIn the 1800 s, most things were done using manpower, not machines. To plow a field it used to require a team of horses and a plow. To make butter it required a hand churn. Life was simple and people depended on themselves. In the 1920 s the automobile was a very important technological machine. Instead of a team of horses and a carriage, one could move about more efficiently in an automobile. Through the following years many advances in technology occurred: electric machines, televisions, radios...
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Law Abiding Citizens Anti Gun Control
2,503 wordsJune 8, 2001 Gun control is a very controversial issue among society at this present time. Gun control is an issue that has been debated by Americans since the 1960 s (Dolan 1). The debate questions the right of Americans to bear arms, this including, handguns, shotguns, and rifles. There is a spectrum of gun control, ranging from licensing laws to the total banning of all guns. Why has gun control become such a controversial issue? For one, these arms, proven by statistics, provide the result o...
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Organ Donation Organ Donor
1,175 wordsINTRODUCTION /ATTENTION STEP A. 1. Imagine that a loved one has just been severely injured in a car accident. 2. The injuries include brain trauma, broken bones, but most notably, a loss of two pints of blood, that your friend is in desperate need of. 3. Coincidentally your blood type matches. 4. Picture yourself at the scene of the accident. 5. Put yourself in the hospital waiting room, anticipating news from the doctors, hoping that your friend will survive. 6. What would you say when the doct...
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Start Of Prohibition Intoxicating Liquor
1,668 wordsThe Roaring Twenties was a time of great social change, a time when youth ruled. From the world of fashion to the world of politics, it was the most explosive decade of the century. It was the age of economic prosperity and of downfall. It was also the age of alcohol prohibition. With prohibition came many problems such as crime and corruption. The noble experiment, (Rebman 10) as prohibition was called by President Hoover, was enacted to reduce alcohol intake, and thereby reduce crime and impro...
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