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  • Summary: The Adirondack Forest Preservation Act

    legislated that logging would be banned on all state-owned land. In 1892, a bill establishing the Adirondack Forest Preserve as a state park passed the legislature, indicated by a blue line that encompassed the parts of the region where state acquisition of private in-holdings was to be concentrated. A new covenant to protect the Forest Preserve was included in the new Constitution in 1895. The Adirondack Forest Preserve would henceforth be protected as ‘forever wild’. Early in the 20th century, recreation in the Adirondack Park increased drastically. With more human traffic and tourism, came an increase in demand of conveniences. The State Conservation Department (now the DEC) built boat docks, tent platforms, lean-tos, fire towers, and telephone and electric lines in response to this. With the opening of the Northway (I-87) in the mid 1960s, private landowners began to be pressured into development as well. In 1968, Governor…

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  • How To Describe A Small Town Essay

    A small town called Westford, in New York State, that’s where I resided in for eighteen years of my life. Westford is about two hours of the city. The closest grocery store is thirty minutes away, and the nearest hospital is twenty three miles. Westford is all country in every way. Animals ran wild everywhere. Some of the animals you would see are squirrels, quails, chipmunks, deer, and even bear. They were not afraid of anything, until hunting season. The trees are so tall with many colors,…

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  • Reflective Essay: Managing Work, Family, And School

    family, and school all at the same time without lacking interest in any of the topics. It has especially become challenging because my work at this point of my career is demanding a lot of traveling which makes it somewhat difficult to stay on top of my education. I have been fortunate enough to count with good support from my family which allows me to maintain on top of my work and school schedule. I am currently in my last semester of school and feel extremely excited to achieve my degree…

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  • Moral Agency Theory

    can point decisively and expect to act. I will argue below that with the help of insights agent-structure theorists in social and international theory, we can meet this requirement by producing a general definition of moral agency. This is then tested against various proposals for agents…

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  • Community Health Class Reflection

    Beginning this class, I was not sure what to expect because I did not really know what community health was. I signed up for the class to fulfill the requirement for my minor. Throughout this class, I have learned so much about the aspects of the community health, agencies, drug abuse, health rates, and disease types and control. These were all topics that were greatly interesting to me and I feel like the class improved my understanding of the way in which many communities operate. It also…

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  • The Morality Of Revenge In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

    The Problem of Moral Agency in Hamlet In order to be a moral agent, a person has to have a good sense of self, they have to know exactly who they are and how they must act according to the decisions they make. In Hamlet, the moral task at hand is revenge for the murder of Hamlet the elder. The murdered King's son, also of the same name, must be the one to avenge the murder. Before Prince Hamlet finds out the true story behind his father's death, he has his mother's…

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  • Essay On Personal Code Of Ethics

    Personal Code of Ethics Within the criminal justice field, having a foundation of ethics, and virtues is essential for a successful career. It is widely known; officers are held to higher standards than individuals in other professions. Therefore, inhibiting the abilities to make just, rational decisions for all, as they align with personal beliefs and values. Codes of ethics need to align with agency values. This comes out in the hiring processes, as agencies look for individuals who…

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  • Quality Progressions: A Case Study

    Quality Progressions- A lens view of the organization Quality Progressions is a non-profit Supports Coordination agency founded by CEO Joel Goldberg in 2004 to support and provide services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and families throughout eastern Pennsylvania. Quality Progressions has two offices located in Philadelphia and Bethlehem. This agency’s mission is to empower individuals by providing them the tools to live a meaningful and fulfilling life through person centered…

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  • Our Changing Welfare System Essay

    The main focuses of this agency are to protect vulnerable individuals and promote and maintain self sufficiency. Division of Youth Services The Division of Youth Services (DYS) service juveniles that have been adjudicated delinquent by the MS Youth Courts. The agency provides counseling, education, rehabilitation, supervised probation and treatment services. The agency has community services programs, Adolescent offender Program, Therapeutic Group Home, and Institutional Programs (Annual…

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  • What Is Meant By Diversity Equality And Inclusion Essay

    Multi agency working and integrated working is important as children in their early years may have a range of needs and this holistic approach, which is an important part of the government frame work known as Every Child Matters, allows early years settings to respond to the wider needs of young children and their families to improve outcomes for children in both their learning and development. 1.2 Analyse how integrated working practices and multi agency working in partnership deliver better…

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