Reconstruction - 997 words
... overlooked the 14th Amendment, and saw it as an insignificant amendment. And as result of the dismissal of the 14th Amendment most private, and public companies like steamboats, hotels, and railroads either refused to serve blacks or set up separated The Second goal that the Reconstruction attempted to achieve, was the redistribution of land to African Americans and poor whites. However the distribution of homesteads, or seizure of land, one of Thaddeus Stevens ideas, met with little success. One reason was because the North and South resisted as much as it was in their power to delay or terminate the idea. In addition to this, most times the government was seizing land from Indian and M ...
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Watergate - 918 words
Watergate, designation of a major U.S. political scandal that began with the burglary and wiretapping of the Democratic party's campaign headquarters, later engulfed President Richard M. Nixon and many of his supporters in a variety of illegal acts, and culminated in the first The burglary was committed on June 17, 1972, by five men who were caught in the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate apartment and office complex in Washington, D.C. Their arrest eventually uncovered a White House-sponsored plan of espionage against political opponents and a trail of complicity that led to many of the highest officials in the land, including former U.S. Attorney General John Mi ...
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Women In Advertising - 1,221 words
... d stereotype in society around women that preys on the human fear of the unknown. This only hinders the female's struggle for equality. The final concept that I observed was that of tokenism. The working women of the 90's is becoming more and more accepted , but advertisements still cannot seem to divorce themselves from the concept that the work place is just another medium in which their consumers can display themselves. They feel obligated to include the token women in work place environments who seem to enjoy modeling the latest style of working clothes, like one ad I saw which was selling the great little office dress. Little being the operative word in that sentence. They promote t ...
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Changing Job Roles - 3,065 words
... istering modern development schemes and who are accustomed to relating their activities directly to the company's Operational Plans, but also from engineers, currently in line management, who recognise in this post the opportunity to develop their own abilities in preparation for top general management posts within the Group in the future. (p.vii) Irish Times, Friday 13 September 1996 ....You will maintain specific global information standards and ensure ongoing systems integrity after implementation. Applicants must have HR functional experience, excellent PC skills and strong communication, people and organisational skills. You will be assertive and must be able to motivate people to a ...
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Employment Relations - 1,612 words
The following are the main provisions in the Act. TRADE UNION RECOGNITION The new legislation will allow Trade Unions to seek collective bargaining rights with employers in certain circumstances. Independent trade unions can exist in organisations employing 21 or more workers, if that is the wish of a majority of the workforce. The procedure seeks to encourage voluntary agreements where possible. However sometimes Trade Unions and Employees cannot reach an agreement, in these cases the decision will be taken by the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), which will decide the appropriate bargaining unit and whether the union should be recognised. Also, if it finds it necessary it can impose a ...
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Ba - 2,123 words
Civil Cases - Return to Table of Contents Civil cases are those in which individuals, corporations or government agencies seek to recover damages, enforce their rights or otherwise protect a legal interest from interference by another. Essentially, the civil law enables people to assert or defend their rights in an orderly, nonviolent manner and enables them to resolve legal disputes in a fashion which society finds acceptable. As might be imagined, civil cases encompass a broad range of legal subjects, such as breach of contract, injury to person or property, divorce proceedings and a contest of the validity of a will. In contrast, criminal cases involve a prosecution for violations of stat ...
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Ba - 2,172 words
... als. In both types of cases, provisions are made for alternate jurors to replace a regular juror who may become ill or disabled during trial. In a civil case, the trial jury is composed of 6 persons, with provision for the selection of alternate jurors. The trial jury is selected from the group previously described. A panel is called, and they take their place in the jury box (criminal) or impaneling room (civil). A process known as voir dire then takes place in which the attorneys, and sometimes the judge, describe the nature of the case and ask questions to determine the suitability of the jurors. For example, a juror who is related to one of the parties or who has personal knowledge o ...
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Effective Teaching - 910 words
The Teacher is like an oil lamp if its flame is steady and bright a hundred lamps can be lit by it, without in any way diminishing its brightness. For ensuring the brightness of the lamp, it is necessary that the wick be in good order and the oil supply be sufficient. Certainly the role of the teacher cannot be written in mere words. However, this writer can highlight some of the key responsibilities to which strategies, methods and planning can be impinged upon. The following is a list of suggested activities which when presented may facilitate development during the student/teaching experience. These activities are by far not complete in its research. As such one may wish to modify them t ...
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What Turns Walt Whitman On - 1,702 words
I am going to discuss, in relation to this question, Jane Austen's work both book and film " Sense and Sensibility". Both of them, in different ways, examine the story of two sisters and their love affairs. They also show us with a trenchant observation and in meticulous detail, which Jane Austen possesses, "the quiet, day-to-day country life of the upper-middle-class English". For, in parallel with the two these specific works, I will try to present my opinion according to how "Sense" is a plus and "Sensibility a minus. Moreover I can say that Jane Austen is an astute observer of human life, and that it refers to this excellent treatment of the complex relationship between "Sense and Sensib ...
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Nationalism - 1,954 words
Nationalism is a popular sentiment that places the existence and well-being of the nation highest in the scale of political loyalties. In political terms, it signifies a person's willingness to work for the nation against foreign domination, whether political, economic, or cultural. Nationalism also implies a group's consciousness of shared history, language, race, and values. Its significance lies in its role in supplying the ties that make the nation-state a cohesive viable entity. Nationalism belongs to the modern world. Before the 18th century, people gave their loyalty to their communities, tribes, feudal lords, princes, religious groups, or other universal principles. Borders could thu ...
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Napoleons Russian Campaign - 1,411 words
The peace between France and Russia in 1807 lasted for five years but was not satisfactory to either side. The Tilsit settlement was thought of by Napoleon as no more than a convenient truce. In 1807 he had been in no position to invade Russia but there was no way that he could tolerate another European power for very long. Napoleon felt that a war with Russia was necessary for crushing England by crushing the only power still strong enough him any trouble by joining her. Napoleon began preparing for the war. He secured the support of Austria and Prussia since even though neither was in any position to refuse. Emperor Francis of Austria provided 34,000 men to cover the French but sent secret ...
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The French Revolution - 1,783 words
There was a loud thunk as the blade hit, and then a roar of the crowd as another noblemans head was raised, after being cut off. The French Revolution (1789-1795) was one if not the most bloodiest revolutions ever in history. There were three social classes in France known as the Estates-General. The French revolutionists took the phrase Liberty, Equality, Fraternity as their slogan into battle (Comptons Interactive Encyclopedia). They were out to win equality, even if it meant sacrificing their own lives for it. Stands between King Louis XVI and the Estates-General are what caused the revolution. Despite their efforts to bring France to a new form government, one, which would serve the comm ...
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Douglas Macarthur - 1,217 words
General Douglas MacArthur was born on Jan. 26, 1880 at Little Rock Barracks, Arkansas. He died April 5, 1964 in Washington, D.C. He was the general who commanded the Southwest Pacific Theatre in World War II, administered postwar Japan during the Allied occupation that followed, and led United Nations forces during the first nine months of the Korean War. MacArthur was the third son of Arthur MacArthur, Jr., later the army's senior ranking officer, and Mary Hardy MacArthur, an ambitious woman who strongly influenced Douglas. In fact, she lived at the West Point Hotel within the West Point grounds for the duration of his schooling at West Point. He graduated from West Point in 1903 with the h ...
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A Government For The People - 756 words
In 1787, the fathers of our country met at the Philadelphia Convention to ratify the document that would soon be known as The Constitution of the United States of America. This Constitution was to be the supreme law of the land. Our Constitution was set up in order to form a more perfect union, and to give the people under its provision certain unalienable rights. Among the rights granted to the people are: the right to free speech, the right to keep and bear arms, and the right of the people to be protected from unreasonable searches and seizures. Today I will demonstrate for you how the Constitution has become only a small stumbling block in the Federal Governments efforts to increase its ...
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Ec Law - 1,068 words
Gary Slapper states that ever since the UK joined the European Community it has progressively, but effectively passed the the power to create laws which have effect in this country to the wider European institutions such(Slapper`99 P.33) So in all practical terms the UK`s legislative, executive and judiciarys powers are in the main controlled by and operated within the framework of the European community laws. The increasing importance of Uk judges to consider the issues and principles of EC Law is clearly evident now as regards such issues as human rights and employment rights. National Judges must consider the practical realities that they must abide by EC rules regarding four areas of 1. ...
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Case Study For Human Resources - 1,602 words
Edmund Graves, personnel manager used to consult legal, moral, and personnel practices. Graves, employed by Walker Space Institute for fourteen years, has been asked to supply guidelines and recommendations surrounding the pending cutbacks of the engineering department. Walker Space Institute requires the elimination of three engineers due to industry cutbacks. In doing so, Walker must evaluate each member and induce cutbacks which mitigate social, economic, and legal considerations while exercising higher regard for morals and fairness, while remaining competitive. Due to industry cutbacks, it becomes necessary for Walker to examine each engineering employee and evaluate alternatives in an ...
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Telecommuting A Supervisory Perspective - 2,277 words
... muting, a Supervisory Perspective Given the recent advances in Technology and the changes this brought to business communications, revolutionary impacts on the traditional workplace are predictable. The modern workplace is truly global in its realm. It is imperative that an organization integrates communication systems that are international in scope. The basic premise remains clear, concise and goal oriented communication. However, todays supervisors and organizations must come to terms with the use of these new systems. With the advent of new digital telecommunication systems and networks, it is inevitable that these advances should integrate into business. The new trend is toward a vi ...
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Justice Adminstration - 1,906 words
I. STEPS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS 1. The Decision Network transforms free citizens into, suspects then into defendants, into convicted offenders, probationers, inmates or parolees, leading into their eventual discharge from sentence and their return to society. 2. The full scale network includes a number of major steps about crime, suspects, and offenders, which in turn, are linked to different agencies that are meant to flow into one another. 1. The process of investigation begins with the receiving of a report that a crime was committed or due to indirect evidence a criminal act has taken place. a. An arrest decision takes place as a result of a crime was committed, thus resulting i ...
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Oppenheimer - 1,100 words
(b. April 22, 1904, New York City--d. Feb. 18, 1967, Princeton, N.J., U.S.), U.S. theoretical physicist and science administrator, noted as director of the Los Alamos laboratory during dEvelopment of the atomic bomb (1943-45) and as director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (1947-66). Accusations as to his loyalty and reliability as a security risk led to a government hearing that resulted in the loss of his security clearance and of his position as adviser to the highest echelons of the U.S. government. The case became a cause clbre in the world of science because of its implications concerning political and moral issues relating to the role of scientists in government. Oppenh ...
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Nyc Police Brutality - 1,496 words
Civil rights advocates in the city note, however, that there has been a cost to the new strategy, revealed by steady citizen complaints against more aggressive NYPD officers during the past several years and continuing impunity for many officers who commit human rights violations despite the recent reorganization of both the civilian review board and the police department's internal affairs bureau. In August 1997, after the alleged torture of Haitian immigrant Abner Louima by police officers made national headlines and outraged city residents, the anti-crime record of the mayor and police department was tarnished. In uncharacteristic fashion, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Police Commissioner Ho ...
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