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World Trade Center Past Few Years
1,704 wordsTrent Kenya 5 / 15 / 00 Over the past few years a new threat has been encountered by the United States. This threat does not come from away, but from within. It is know as domestic terrorism. This has been seen over the past decade in the form of violence and terrorism across the United States. This has become a threat to American security and the American people in general. To battle against this issue, Congress has upheld the Anti-Terrorism Act in 1996. One of the best examples on examining th...
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Oklahoma City First Aid
1,046 wordsOther than the sweltering heat in the summer time in Oklahoma City, the only dilemma are tornadoes. I grew up in the middle of this tornado alley and eventually developed a sixth sense for detecting tornado activity. Even in the 1980 s tornadoes were known for their violent crime wave, vandalizing neighborhoods and kidnapping children and adults. Imagine a beautiful evening in Moore, a suburb lying on the outskirts of Oklahoma City. Mom is in the kitchen and the kids are playing in the yard. In ...
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Long Term Debt Past Three Years
1,544 words... serves. As a result, total property, plant and equipment was 85 % of total assets in 1998 compared to 77 % in 1997. In comparison, Unocal's PP&E was 66 % and 64 % of total assets respectively. Long-term debt increased over $ 400 million in 1998, totaling $ 920 million compared to $ 510 million in 1997. The $ 920 million was 113 % in relation to total liabilities and owners equity of $ 813 million. In 1998, current liabilities were $ 131 million compared to current assets of $ 118 million. Th...
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Committing Crimes Delinquent Acts
2,070 words... operative data are available, this rate was nearly double that of Spain, which had the second highest rate in the industrialized world. This is too many this is an alarming statistic. Deterrence of criminals is not just a domestic matter it is needed all over the world. To deter offenders or prevent criminals for repeating crimes is to save innocent lives. It is the only way for our justice system to provide justice and at the same time secure the safety of society. There have been many rece...
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Native American Oklahoma City
918 wordsOklahoma is the 47 th state admitted into the union on November 16, 1907, and also the 1 st most beautiful. Oklahoma has over 500 named streams and rivers that flow across the state and into or from other states. The beauty is most likely what inspired the musical Oklahoma! to be shot entirely in the state itself. Many lodges, resorts and parks have been erected around the lakes and reservoirs. Also, rodeos, horse shows, and other events draw visitors from within the state and from the states ar...
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Oklahoma City Bombing World Trade Center
1,894 words... image $ 550 million in both damages to the twin tower and in lost revenue to the business housed there 31 -- as the more "high-tech" devices constructed out of military ordnance, with timing devices powered by computer micro-chips and detonated by sophisticated timing mechanisms used by their "professional" counterparts. 32 Finally, while on the one hand terrorism is attracting "amateurs, " on the other hand the sophistication and operational competence of the "professional" terrorists is al...
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Lethal Injection Death Penalty
1,296 wordsCapital Punishment is the legal infliction of the death penalty. In the United States capital punishment is legal in thirty-nine of the fifty states. Beginning in 1973, prison populations began an inevitable growth. There were 204, 211 inmates in 1973, and by 1977 the number of prisoners had grown to 285, 456, which later grew to 315, 974 in 1980. By 1976, it was clear that the death penalty had to be reinstated. America's twenty-one year experiment with capital punishment has resulted in a tota...
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The Impact Of Technology Upon Course Trial
2,699 words... Tell The Story, Or Does It Become The Story? The same jurors who want to see a computerised re-creation of the crime may also be the most sceptical that it will reveal the truth because they know how such systems are engineered and how results can be fabricated. They may be entertained, but will they be convinced? Studies show that, after 72 hours, people remember only 10 percent of what they hear, 20 percent of what they see, but an amazing 65 percent of what they see and hear. There is no ...
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Oklahoma City Bombing First Degree Murder
1,418 wordsSociety approves the death penalty by dehumanization through the objectification of the people on death row. This dehumanization allows for society to step back and objectify the people, thereby giving the thumbs up to execute them... approving it. Thus, calling it as a tool of justice or rather calls it justice is served. However, the victims and society knowingly acknowledges the illogical fallacy of capital punishment: the person severing on death row killed another person to end up there, bu...
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Irish Republican Army Timothy Mcveigh
899 wordsThe Irish republican army is another international terrorist group that is a problem to some today. They are located in northern Ireland. It was founded in 1919. And basically they have had British rule in their country and they want to get rid of them. The British government was taking Northern Ireland. The Irish republican army got a lot of public support in the 1960 's when they decided to cease fire with the British, and decommission their weapons. When the British told them to they refused ...
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Oklahoma City Bombing Traumatic Stress
1,396 wordsTerrorism is the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives. -- FBI Definition On Tuesday September 11 th, 2001 our Nation was forever changed. Following the single largest terrorist attack ever experienced by this country, thousands are dead or missing, tens of thousands of people in this country know someone who was killed or injured, and ma...
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Roles Of Women In Oklahoma Supreme Court
1,918 wordsRoles of Women in Oklahoma Supreme Court The American southern states are usually regarded as not being very progressive, when it comes to representing minorities in its governmental institutions. There are many historical and cultural reasons for this, nevertheless, in recent years there are a few distinct socio-political trends can be defined that affected all three branches of Federal Government in the state of Oklahoma. The Supreme Court of Oklahoma has always been associated with stronghold...
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Animal Rights Activists World Trade Center
3,183 wordsWhat are the causes of terrorism and how can it be stopped? Terrorism and guerrilla warfare, whether justified as resistance to oppression or condemned as disrupting the rule of law, are as old as civilization itself. The power of the terrorist, however, has been magnified by modern weapons, including television, which he has learned to exploit. (Guerrillas and Terrorists) There are many definitions and forms of terrorism: biological and chemical, nuclear, international, cyber, criminal, environ...
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Oklahoma City Bombing Definition Of Evil
515 wordsSince the beginning of time, evil has existed and evolved. There are many questions and theories about what evil is and where it comes from. There are three meanings of evil in particular: my definition of evil, the real life situation? s definition of evil, and Wiesel? s meaning of evil. My definition of evil is having the intent to do harm. An example of intending to do harm to others would be the Oklahoma City Bombing, or the mass murders of Charles Manson. They both killed many, many people,...
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Oklahoma City Bombing Concept Of Choosing The 12 Jurors
316 wordsMUST A JURORS MIND BE EMPTY TO BE OPEN? This article is about a concept of choosing the 12 jurors. In any case, jurors always play important roles in the court since they are the people who will come up with a verdict. Because of this, people believe that when the jurors are chosen for a certain trial, they must be aware of that case and know what is going on in that case. It is not necessary to be rich or well educated, but they must judge their decision base on the evidence and belief beyond t...
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Wearing Uniforms Wal Mart
2,569 wordsMandatory Uniforms in Public Schools Do you want equality among students in your childs school? Do you want less violence within your childs school? Would you like your daughter to concentrate more on her schoolwork and less on what name brand jeans she is wearing? All this is possible with mandatory uniform policies in public school districts. School uniforms may seem outdated for some people, but in many cases they can improve school spirit, attendance and student behavior. According to The Hu...
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Rolling Stone Magazine Heavy Metal Music
3,001 wordsThroughout history, the emotions of people have shown themselves in a variety of forms. Some of the people chose the medium of music to express their emotions and ideas. Music somehow became useless for some people, while music was still spreading across the world. But this work offended some people who were in the need of authority; these people tried to control the music created by the artists. This control of the music is in the form of censorship, and censurers used their political, economic...
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Oklahoma City Bombing Men Women And Children
681 wordsOklahoma City Bombing April 19, 1995, is a day that will go down in history. Just around 9: 02 am, a major explosion blew up the Murray Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City. This explosion was caused when a rental truck filled with explosives was deliberately parked in front of the Federal Building. The people responsible for this bombing is 27 -year-old Timothy McVeigh and his ex-Army buddy, Terry Nichols. It was about 90 minutes after the explosion when an Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer...
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Oklahoma City Bombing U S News
1,613 wordsThe Governments Response to the Oklahoma City Bombing The Oklahoma City Bombing affected many Americans, including the President of the United States. From the start the White House immediately dispatched the FBI. The initial reaction was to close the airports, but that would infringe on civil liberties. Government intervention with this tragedy would help many victims family members cope with the loss of their loved ones. Presidential response as well as monetary compensation would attribute to...
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Child Pornography Electronic Communications
1,390 wordsIn On-Line Dangers On-line Dangers In this day and age of super high-speed networking and digital communications, just about anything on any subject can be found on the Internet. Some materials, such as online libraries are helpful, some, such as students personal homepages are fairly useless, and some sites, such as online medical references, can be lifesaving. All these sites have a right to be on the web. However, there are also sites that could be detrimental to people, such as pornography s...
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