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  • Abortion: The Planned Parenthood Case

    Even though the Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health was quite successful, another case in a sense overturned that. In the 1992 case of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, the court preserved the constitutional protection as far as the right to choose is concerned. However, it adopted new guidelines for testing and evaluating the restrictive abortion laws known as the undue burden test and state regulations can survive Constitutional review as long as they do not…

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  • Equal Rights Amendment Pros And Cons

    The Equal Rights Amendment, or ERA, was purposed to create equality for minorities and women. Both sides of the debate used the argument of the effects on families. Thesis: The Equal Rights Amendment used family to support the amendment by stating that women should be treated equal to men in court over custody, while the side against the bill argued that changing the roles of women would do harm to the upbringing of children. Parham v. Hughes ruling declared that father’s of children without…

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  • Isabella Baumfree Speech

    1826, Isabella Baumfree was the first person to thrivingly challenge a man in a U.S Courthouse. On 1843, Isabella Baumfree changed her name to Sojourner Truth.Truths most popular speech was given in 1851, at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.The speech is commonly known as “ Ain’t I a Woman? ”, it was an alteration of the original…

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  • Special Education Culture Analysis

    Introduction Since the passage of the Education of All Handicapped Children Act, now codified as IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the required adequate yearly progress (AYP), students are being served in various ways and the United States is striving to improve the quality of the educational practices and academic outcomes for students with disabilities (Palmer, 2015 and Stoutjesdijk, Scholte, & Swaab, 2012). In an attempt to meet the mandates…

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  • Sojourner Truth's Speech 'Ain' T I A Woman

    In the speech “Ain’t I a Women?”, Sojourner Truth, a strong black women, wrote a speech in order to get her point across, because she believed in her own rights not only as a black but a women as well. Sojourner Truth read her “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech in 1851 at the Women's Rights Convention. Her short, simple speech was powerful, and a strong criticism to many antifeminist arguments at the time. It became, and continues to be, as a classic expression of women’s rights. Truth was, and still is,…

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  • Unwind

    gives him a rough appeal additionally gets him into a considerable amount of trouble. His parents have decided to have him unwound. Connor escapes and even shoots a cop with his own tranquilizer gun, which earns him a measure of anonymous fame as the Akron AWOL. Now there's Risa, in many ways, Risa is a foil to Connor. Where Connor acts without considering, Risa dependably considers…

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  • Narrative Essay About My Catalyst

    My Catalyst Each individual in this world carries on a view of themselves, of others, of things, of beings that expand from one state of mind to another. Each event that has happened from birth to this day acts like a rhythmic catalyst carrying one piece of the story to the next. At certain times of our lives, that catalyst can become more than a regular “piece”, it becomes something that we often look back to as we grow up. It could range from first realizing that a plump man in a red velvet…

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  • Semi-Rigid Airship Essay

    N class semi rigid airship, designed by Umberto Nobile, and it was the first Italian airship to be provided with a four empennages cruciform tail (“cross” configuration). Airships were also used for commercial passenger-carrying. For example the “Akron” airship in 1931 could carry 270 persons and 5 fighters for a…

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  • Asian American Bullying Prevention

    for Asian American students who have experienced school-bullying. This article relates to my field experience, because I work with Asian American students in the ICEP program at ASIA Inc. ICEP is a prevention program that is implemented at three Akron public schools, that have a high population of immigrant and refugee students. This article provided me with insight into how school-bullying could be impacting the students I work with. It also helped me to think critically about if the…

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  • April Yee: Article Analysis

    the colleges we are going to and the majors we will take up. To me, college does feel like an extension of high school, almost like a grade 13. Instead of a place to further my education in a field that I enjoy. So far attending The University of Akron Ohio 's Polytechnic University has been a let down. I don 't feel as if I 'm experiencing that college experience. But I don 't know if it 's my fought or the schools and I have no friends here. Money is also a prominent feature in which college…

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