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    What does 2004, water and the day after Christmas have in common? The 2004 tsunami. Its 2016 now so it has been over ten years since the 2004 tsunami. Basically what happened there was a hurricane on top of an earthquake. Many of the people who were there were on vacation for the holidays. Thousands and thousands of people had died or gone missing from this tsunami. Have you ever been in a wave pool? Well, it’s like that but times one hundred. We had no clue what a tsunami was at the time. So there weren’t any warnings because we didn’t know how they started. Something that people saw around the time it was going to start was animals were going to higher ground than normal. Also, the water started going in towards the ocean. People went to check it out because humans are very curious and you don’t really get to see the bottom of the ocean. The tsunami hit around 1 am ( their time).…

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    The Children’s Act (1989) (2004) The children’s act 1989 was amended in 2004. The children’s act has placed organisations to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of children and young people. The children and young people are being protected because they are unable to protect themselves from harm and danger. The act is designed to guide principles that are in mind for the care and support of children. It allows children to: - Be Healthy - Remain safe in their environments - Enjoy life - Assist…

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    George W. Bush’s 2004 presidential campaign ad “Tested” employed ethos with his message “Steady Leadership in Times of Change” implying that he was stable and trustworthy during the disastrous events that took place under his administration ,such as September 11th an event that would go on to change how voters viewed foreign and domestic affairs for years to come; meanwhile, John Kerry’s campaign ad “Optimists” would have successfully captured the vote of American voters because of his pathos…

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    Americans thought the economy was getting better. When they went to the polls to vote on that Election Day, they didn’t have a lot of concerns, which is in contrary their past elections. The only problem at this time was education and ethics, which weren’t heavy burdens for voters. The election of 2000 is a key component for this analysis. This race was the deciding factor for which candidate will be the commander-in-chief at the time of 9/11. “During the 2000 campaign, Governor George W. Bush…

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    2000 Election Analysis

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    Lewis. “Did Ralph Nader Spoil a Gore Presidency? A Ballot-Level Study of Green and Reform Party Voters in the 2000 Presidential Election.” UCLA College Social Sciences. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, 24 Apr. 2006. Web. Accessed 29 Sep. 2016. • This source is reliable because it was presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago. • A study of approximately 46 million voting choices in 10 Florida counties was made in order to predict the results…

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    With so much respect and honor, President Barack Obama is able to break down the gruesome event that helped this country grow and learn from “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama in 1965. Death and destruction is a topic which is not easy to handle or address while speaking in any situation. President Obama does an exemplary job showing how this horrible event helped change America and get us where we are today. While honoring those that did not plan to sacrifice their lives, he spoke with a purpose…

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    The Games of Slander in Presidential Elections The 2004 Presidential Elections in the United States was a clash between Senator John Kerry (Democrat) and the then President George W. Bush (Republican). Like all other competitive presidential elections, the campaigns saw the use of advertisements that attempted to sway the opinions of the voters. The main issues that drove the campaign were majorly foreign as they focused on the war in Iraq and terrorism especially fuelled by the then recent 9/11…

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    My name Asnawi Nurdin, and since 2005 I have been working in a local NGO-Forum Bangun Aceh (FBA) in Aceh Province, Indonesia. I write this short reflection as a victim of the tsunami in 2004, and as a post-disaster humanitarian worker. After more than 10 years, the magnitude of the disaster and the lessons learned from the human efforts is lasting memory for me and every Acehnese. My concern is that if a disaster of similar scale happens again, how ready are we as the "potential victims"? If you…

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    Introduction President Barack Obama effectively convinces his audience that increasing minimum wage is a matter that the American people have the power to make this change come to pass. He utilizes the appeals of ethos, pathos and logos to motivate the audience to take action in their community. In this literature review I want to highlight a few subcategories that help understand how President Obama was successful in convincing the American population to flex their democratic muscle to ensure…

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    On the morning of September 11, 2001, Al Qaeda terrorists carried out a set of coordinated suicide attacks using four-hijacked passenger planes and killing around 3,000 people on American soil. The first two planes hit the World Trade center, killing everyone on board and hundreds inside the buildings. Following this attack, the nation was informed by President Bush that these attacks were, “apparent terrorist attacks on our country”(BB PP). The third hijacked plane soon crashed into the…

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