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  • Love Canal Tragedy

    discussed. In 1978, Love Canal near Niagara Falls in upstate New York was seen as a beautiful river, which wind around the hundreds of houses and schools. The clam was shattered. A child’s mother suddenly found her son appeared asthma, pneumonia, urethral abnormality and…

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  • Mina Harker's Diary Analysis

    Mina Harker’s Diary 6 November. -- It has been ten years since Quincey Morris died, but I still dream of that frightful day. The nightmares are a nightly occurrence these past weeks. Every time I close my eyes, I see the red glowing eyes of the Count watching me. Jonathan tells me I wake him up screaming about bats and blood, but I have no memory of these events. Jonathan Harker’s Journal 10 November, midnight. -- Mina wakes around this time nightly; however, when confronted, she has no…

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  • Peter Singer 1978 Analysis

    share, would be a serious moral wrong, and anything you do more than this will be morally praiseworthy. This position is contrary to Peter Singer (1978) opinion, who believes that there is not a fair share, but to live at marginal utility. To not do so, Singer (1978) believes would be immoral. I will also argue that forgoing the purchasing of luxury goods, as Singer (1978) recommends, could do more harm than good, thus increasing the amount of starvation and thus the seriousness of the moral…

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  • Marchers Of 1978 Analysis

    Author Mark Gillespie relates his experience as one of the original Margi Gras marchers of 1978. The content of the article takes a clear focus on the fight for Australian gay rights and the clear oppression faced along the way. On the cold Saturday of June 24th, 1978, marchers, gay, lesbian and transgender alike assembled in Taylor Square in Sydney. The concept of the march was heavily influenced by the Stonewall Riot in Greenwich Village, New York, which marked the modern era…

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  • Eruption 1978: Las Vegas

    The film I will be pitching is the sixth sequel to the classic made up disaster movie, Eruption (1971). This followup will be titled, Eruption 1978: Las Vegas (1979) and unfortunately it was pushed back due to budget restraints and problems on set (a drunk Joan Crawford wouldn’t leave her trailer due to her characters fate and accidentally burnt down half the set). The disaster and the location/time frame are all in the title, it literally treats all audience members like their dumbness (finally…

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  • Indian Child Welfare Act 1978

    Indian Child Welfare Act 1978 It comes as no surprise that numerous Native American Indians tribes has been in the United States for the longest time ever. According to population evaluations of pre-contact, Native American populations fall in between the ranges of 8 to 18 million people (Scupin, 2012, p. 97). There has been several acts or laws passed over time which gave American Indian tribes certain rights or accommodations. The lives of several Native Americans drastically changed…

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  • The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Of 1978

    A Closer Look at the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978, was enacted by Congress with a goal of protecting Native American children while preserving the family unit (ICWA, 1978). The ICWA was created due to the alarming rates of Native American youth being removed from their homes in comparison to other ethnicities. The Act acknowledges tribal sovereignty and serves as set of recommendations for the removal of Indian children by the child welfare…

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  • Indian Child Welfare Act Of 1978 Summary

    The Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978: A Review of the Literature Introduction The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978, states that Congress assumes the responsibility to protect and preserve Indian tribes and their children (ICWA, 1978). The act acknowledges federally recognized tribes as having sovereignty and dictates that tribes must be involved in decisions about the welfare of Indian children who are members of their tribe. However, this social problem continues today as American…

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  • The Civil Service System

    Act of 1939 was introduced with the primary purpose preventing employees in the federal government from engaging certain political activities in the performance of their duties. The act introduces several restrictions on federal employment much as prohibiting prohibited the improper influence of voters and restricts the roles of government employees in campaign activities, outlawed the use of federal funds for electoral purposes, and specifying who could take part in political campaigns. The…

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  • The Case Of The Tuskegee Syphilis Study By Allan M. Brandt's Experiment

    the “pathology of syphilis.” (Brandt, 1978, p. 21) The experiment led to the senseless death of dozens of people, hidden under the guise of research that became flimsier and flimsier as years passed and penicillin became widely available. Even after the experiment was finally terminated, the HEW Final Report completely ignored…

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