B-29 Superfortress

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  • American Exceptionalism In The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

    Exceptionalism was an idea spread by American historians who were teaching at European universities during the Cold war. The idea itself elevated the uniqueness and exceptionality of American culture, life, and democracy. This theory was used to promote America’s status past what it actually was to counter the Soviet threat; like propaganda except bending history in America’s favor. This became problematic when viewing “American Character” because the exact definition depended on who was describing it, the time period, and the particular Americans being discussed. “The American Identity” by Sheldon Hackney describes situations of American Exceptionalism altering historical events to better serve the needs of today. For example, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay exhibit was canceled due to protests about how America’s past should be memorialized (today it is shown at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.) (Gelernter, 2014). The advanced propeller-driven bomber dropped the first atomic bomb, little boy, on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II. This outrage is largely due to the fact that America is the only country to have used a nuclear weapon during a time of war, and as time goes on, the views on American history change but, not what actually happened. The airplane reminds people of this, creating controversy and critics who then want it taken down. Hackney goes on to quote Archibald MacLeish, “The soul of a people is the image it cherishes of itself;…

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  • Fire And Fury Analysis

    Wolk presents General Hap Arnold’s efforts in the development of the B-29 - the first pressurized long range bomber - as the technology solution to end the war with Japan. In the middle chapters, the author describes Arnold’s relationship with President Roosevelt and key cabinet leaders, along with dismissal of several bomber commanders that would not follow his directives. Through Arnold’s character of impatience and perseverance, he ultimately becomes the key player in the air campaign’s…

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  • Interleukin 4 Lab Report

    INTRODUCTION Interleukin 4 was co-found by Maureen Howard and William E. Paul and by Dr. Ellen Vitetta and her examination bunch in 1982. The nucleotide succession for human IL-4 was secluded four years after the fact affirming its similitude to a mouse protein called B-cell stimulatory component 1 (BCSF-1). Cytogenetic Location: 5q31.1 Molecular Location on chromosome 5: base pairs 132,673,986 to 132,682,678 (Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) The…

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  • Liver Health Connection: Case Study

    4.1. Historical Accounts The purpose of this objective was to gather current studies about the co-infection of HIV/HBV and provide facts with evidences to Liver Health Connection. Hence, Liver Health Connection utilizes the product of the research to educate providers, the community, and patients. As I indicated in my proposal, the first objective was to research about the Viral Hepatitis B (HBV) and Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection Before the start of objective one, LHC provided…

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  • Subculture Research Paper

    Throughout my research, the question that I wanted to answer is, Has the breaking subculture has been absorbed into mainstream culture? I thought about this question when considering if the fact that hip hop’s popularity might have affected this subset of the subculture. I also thought this question was very important for the continuation as well as the preservation of the b-boy subculture. That’s why I found fieldwork to be so imperative to my study of such a hidden subculture. I felt that I…

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  • Hepatitis A & E Lab Report

    TITLE: Prevalence of hepatitis A & E among sporadic cases of acute hepatitis in a tertiary care hospital of western India ABSTRACT Background: Hepatitis A & E are highly endemic & are significant contributors of morbidity & mortality in India. Retrospective analysis of the data was carried out to find the prevalence of hepatitis A & E virus ( HAV & HEV ) among the acute sporadic hepatitis patients & the coinfection of HAV & HEV among these patients. Aim: To find the prevalence of hepatitis A &…

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  • Drawing The Line Between Classes: What Makes People Rich Or Poor?

    Drawing the Line between Classes Class systems have been around for ages. During the olden days people would have the job their parents had. Even if they had other dreams or aspirations they were forced to have the job their parents had. Other countries and cultures had a similar class system in which people could do whatever job they wanted as long as the job stayed in the class there parents came from. Occasionally people would do something honorable or worthy of a great reward, such as…

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  • Hemophilia Research Paper

    Hemophilia is a genetic blood disease, which is symbolized by the importance of blood to clot, or compact even from inconsequential damage. Blood clotting and sudden gene mutation factor in the development of this disease. This disease is generated by an inadequacy of blood multifaceted called factors Therefore, with the nonappearance of factors, the blood clotting process is continued. There are two different types of Hemophilia, Hemophilia A and Hemophilia B. for example. Hemophilia A, the…

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  • HCV Case Study

    those outside of the birth cohort with standardized HBV vaccination, and those states reports struggle to find funding for their programs. States must rely on themselves on the Immunization grant to fund their vaccination programs. Many states don’t even require HBV vaccination for their public school students. It could be assumed that data regarding HBV testing is not even collected. There is great variance in the data reported for the UDS data on screening in FQHCs for each state. While…

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  • Cognitive Function And Vitamin B1

    chelated to Co. (University of Aberdeen, 2016) Vitamin B12 and folate depend on each other for activation. Both vitamin B12 and folate are very important for DNA synthesis and cell replication. The individual roles of vitamin B12 also essential for human beings. Vitamin B12 can maintain myelin sheath, promote normal growth of nerve cells, and be involved in bone cell metabolism/activity. Vitamin B12 and folic acid reduce homocysteine to methionine, which is then converted into…

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