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    A) “The big stick in the Caribbean sea” 1. What is the image conveying? How does the image convey such ideas/information? The image is conveying an illustration of Theodore Roosevelt with his expansion and enforcement of the Monroe Doctrine. Roosevelt once famously said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick” regarding his attitude on foreign policy. The Monroe Doctrine was a U.S. foreign policy aiming to dominate the entire American continent in the 1820s. It gave the U.S. to allow military force if the Europeans were to invade either North or South America, but was never totally enforced. President Roosevelt sought to “secure commercial independence of the Americas.” He is pulling behind him his “list” of items to complete before his return…

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    “westernize” foreign nations so that they would be affluent. During this time, Theodore Roosevelt created the idea of big stick diplomacy, which is Roosevelts Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine. He believed that it was the US’ duty to intervene in the affairs of nations that have continuously been doing wrong. Since it is the US’ obligation, as a world power, to support democratic objectives and spread its influence around the world, Roosevelt’s big stick diplomacy…

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    conventional reality seen within them. In the year 1983 there was an announcement of a movie about the story “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”. This short story has earned the highest degree of the magical correalista version. In “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World” the ambience is in some way related to the one in “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”. In “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World” and “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” the setting is set in a village close to the…

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    In the book “Tastes Like Cuba” Machado uses recipes and the discussion of food to evoke his longing for his homeland. Machado and his families are from Cuba before the Cuban Revolution. During that time, they supported Fidel Castro in overthrowing Fulgencio Batista. When Fidel Castro took power, Machado’s grandfather’s bus company was also taken away from him and because of that their family supported in United State to overthrow Fidel Castro which failed (Machado 46). After the Cuban Missile…

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    In this fast paced society, it is very common to see people in a rush to get to the next destination or excursion. People usually want to do things efficiently and fast, considering that is how their regular days are. When on vacation, people need to slow down. People shouldn't have to wake up early and have a timeline, because that's what their day to day lives are usually like. To relax by the pool or beach and to not have to be somewhere at a certain time, feels more like a vacation. My…

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    are the tropical coral reefs. Emmysarus, a staff writer/ blogger for Scribol stated in their article “The World’s Most Endangered Ecosystems: Coral Reefs, “Unfortunately, areas which are home to the richest biodiversity often suffer from the greatest amount of damage and disruption”. These “rainforests of the sea” are home to thousands of species of fish and invertebrates that live among the hundreds of different and diverse kinds of these living builders. Coral reefs also provide multiple…

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    I realized then that this would be the end of both of us. Just as I was about to surrender, Rainsford slid down the tree. I looked behind to see a strange man leading the dogs. I heard Rainsford mumble “Ivan” under his breath and so I assumed that it must’ve been the man’s name. Rainsford suddenly attached his knife to a springy tree branch and launched it. He then sprinted at full speed and I, therefore, struggled to keep up, for I had low stamina. When the sound of hounds stopped, I figured…

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    substitutes that a buyer might consider. Suppose an automobile company is planning to buy steel for its cars. The car manufacturer can buy from U.S. Steel or other U.S. or foreign integrated steel mills; can go to a minimill such Marketing Tasks as Nucor to buy steel at a cost savings; can buy aluminum for certain parts of the car to lighten the car’s weight; or can buy some engineered plastics parts instead of steel. Clearly U.S. Steel would be thinking too narrowly of competition if…

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    Integrity/conflict of interest. Suppose Michaels recommends that a Horizon 1-2-3 product should subsequently be purchased by Fiesta. This recommendation could be because he felt obligated to them as his trip to the Cancún conference was fully paid by Horizon. (b) The appearance of a conflict of interest. Even if the Horizon 1-2-3 product is the superior one at that time, other suppliers likely will have a different opinion. They may believe that the way to sell products to Fiesta is via…

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