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From The Ground Up Essay Examples

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An Analysis of Modern Military Technology and Innovation in Today's Battlefields
The New Battlefield
Problems have existed all throughout time on the battlefields of the past. There have been many problems including being easily seen, defending against airstrikes, and problems with infantry. But as the possibility of war increases, new steps must be taken to eliminate these problems so we will be able t...
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An Analysis of the Policy to Exclude Women from Direct Ground Combat
In 1994 Secretary of Defense Les Aspen set in place a policy barring women from direct ground combat positions. That policy, which is still in effect today was based on a study done by an all male committee that looked more at social biases in determining it than at the facts needed to make such a policy. If that committee...
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Should the Government Be Responsible for the Health and Wellness of the September 11th Victims?
At the day of September 11th, 2001 terrorist hijacked two planes and crashed into the twin towers. Not long after the twin towers collapses and 7 world trade centers collapsed as well. Many people lost their lives there even the people that were around the towers. The collapse of the twin towers could have consequences for...
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Importance of Increased Gun Control
An ongoing and highly debated social problem that continues to grow in our society today is the gun control epidemic. Gun violence in the United States is a national epidemic. Many people take advantage of guns using and manipulating the tool with hardly any thought. Countless lives have been lost due to fact that people ha...
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Stand Your Ground: Legal to Kill
The stand your ground law is a debatable topic, many people are for it and others are against it. The Stand Your Ground law has caused murders. I believe the law was created to protect citizens but it has been proven to protect certain citizens. I am from Florida and sometimes I do not like to watch the news it seems like s...
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An Analysis of the Shift in the 20th Century Art
Arthur Danto’s most interesting argument to me is that during the 20th century all art was not regarded as beautiful. There became non-beautiful works of art. Because of this point beauty is not necessary in defining something as art. This allowed artists and non-artists to be inspired from external politics and world event...
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Laws That Promote Racial Discrimination in America
“I could wake up in the morning/ without a warning/ and my world could changes/ blink your eyes/ all depends all depends on the skin/ all depends on the skin you’re living in.”(lines 17-22). Imagine waking up every morning and knowing that the your life can be changed any moment just simply because you do not have the same...
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An Essay on Wallace Rupert Turnball, the Inventor of the Controllable Pitch Propeller
Canada is not exactly known for having produced several ground-breaking inventions or discoveries in her time. However, the period of rapid technological advancement that she incurred during the third period of the history of engineering in Canada brought with it several important engineering inventions which had their root...
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Sutton Hoo
In 1939 a remarkable discovery was made by Charles Philips and his team. They came upon a large rowing ship dating back to the mid 7th century, filled with helmets, shields, swords and other objects of significant value dating back to medieval times. They called it Sutton Hoo. Sutton Hoo is in the part of England known in...
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The Leadership Structure of From the Ground Up Company
Organizations in many types of businesses today rely upon executive leaders to make crucial decisions affecting their strategic direction. Our organization, a construction firm "From the Ground Up" utilizes a highly skilled executive team to create a vision founded on the American dream of home ownership. The abil...
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The Quest for Human Destiny in Movies Groundhog Day, Grand Canyon and Novel Christmas Carol
The Quest for Human Destiny Do pure chance and accidents lead our lives or are they filled with deep purpose and destiny? This has been the question posed on our minds while watching the films Grand Canyon, Ground Hog Day, and Dickens's Christmas Carol. How large a role do the cosmos play in our everyday lives? Do they ev...
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A Description of What Lies Inside and Outside of a Mosque
Mosques A mosque is a Muslims house of prayer. Mosques are not only the center of religious prayer among Muslims but also the center of the Muslim community in the area. However, Muslims feel it is not necessary to pray in mosques, Mohammed taught that Prayer can be held anywhere to Allah. Muhammad also taught that whoeve...
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The Theme of Wendigo in Pet Sematary by Stephen King
The Wendigo appears in two quite different realms in Pet Sematary. Louis first meets it in the dream land beyond the deadfall, where its forms are somewhat vague and mythical. He later meets it in the ordinary world, where it inhabits the body of his dead two-year-old son, Gage. The dream land occurs in a physical setting a...
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The Burning of Reichstag Building
On the cold, blustery evening of February 27,1933, a week before the end of a bitter campaign especially between the nazi's and the communists, the Reichstag building was burnt to the ground. A half witted Dutchmen, Van Der Lubbe was arrested and shot for the crime of arson, though it is unlikely that he had the intelligenc...
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A Review of Jack Hodgin's Novel "Broken Ground"
In Jack Hodgins latest novel, Broken Ground, the inhabitants of the small forest community of Portuguese Creek are deeply affected by its extreme conditions. Matthew Pearson, a local farmer and former soldier, has his life utterly transformed from living in Portuguese Creek. For Tanner Pearson, Matthew's ten year old son, l...
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An Overview of the Sources and Exploration of Ground Water
Many people assume that water is an unlimited natural resource. Is this true? Although water appears abundant, recent circumstances indicate that it is seriously vulnerable to pollution and depletion. Throughout this essay we will examine what ground water is, how it is important in the water cycle, how its contamination ca...
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An Analysis of Women Being Allowed To Fight in Combat Missions
Women should be allowed to fight in combat and in combat missions. Being a women should not be a disqualification for any military job. By excluding women from fighting in combat positions, the military is not giving them the opportunity to advance as easily in rank as men and as a result make it difficult for them to occup...
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Finding the Common Ground with a Work Colleague
The situation I would like to explain happened fairly recently. I have accepted a position with a National Bank as one of their E-mail Server Administrators. An acquaintance of mine (Don) told me about the position and took my resume to his supervisor. He is not someone I call a friend because we do not do any activities to...
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An Analysis of the Bally in Berks County
The Bally ground water site is a municipal water supply well field in the borough of Bally in Berks county, near the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The Bally well field and the nearby springs to the northwest of the site are the public water sources for approximately 1,200 residents. The area near the site includes wetland...
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A Report on the Hubble Space Telescope Project
The forty-three and a half foot long, twelve ton, one and a half billion dollar Hubble Space Telescope was launched into orbit on April 24,1990 (Macchetto, p. 125). The Hubble Space Telescope or HST has been the best way to look far into the universe ever since then. Ground-based telescopes will never be able to see clearl...
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Critical Knowledge Needed by a Rescue Personnel
Airfield and aircraft familiarization are two critical factors that must be understood by rescue/response personnel. Judging by successful attempts to contain and minimize losses, it is readily apparent that crash fire crew knowledge of airfield and aircraft design are interracial parts of perpetual training. Being part of...
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An Analysis of Charles Murray's Third Part of Losing Ground
Charles Murrays third part of Losing Ground, which is accurately called interpreting the data explains how the information gathered is used and interpreted. It explains how the education system still fails to help its youth, with similar problems of the early seventies still unchanged. It also talks of the working poor and...
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An Analysis of the Ground Operations and the Role of Air Force General Richard B. Myers on the Fight Against al-Quaida
While covert ground operations continued, Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers said the fight against the ruling Taliban regime and Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida terrorist network is ``a war we must win if we want to maintain our freedom.'' ``We have no options here,'' the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said on ABC's ``This Week.''...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Pollution
Pollution is any substance or form of energy in sufficient concentration to harm living things or the environment. Pollution is created by individuals, communities and by industries that collect and dispose of pollutants improperly. Four types of pollutants are air, water, ground and energy. Air pollution can be caused by...
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A Literary Analysis of the Isolation of Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella From Retail Ground Meats
White, D., Ph.D., Shaohua Zhao, D.V.M., Ph.D., Robert Sudler, M.S., Sherry Ayers, Sharon Friedman, B.A., Sheng Chen, D.V.M., Patrick F. McDermott, Ph.D., Shawn McDermott, B.S., David D. Wagner, Ph.D., and Jianghong Meng, D.V.M., Ph.D. I plan to review and analyze an article from the New England Journal of Medicine titled T...
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