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    Death is a serious effect that child ahuse can lead to. Children are more physically vunerable to injuries than adults or teenagers are because they are in their developing stage (“Effects of Child Abuse and Neglect”). Many perpetrators do not know their limit in abusing children. Jonathan Shorman sadly disgusted four year old Mekhi Patrick Dean Boone who…

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    Bullying is a universal social process that pulls people into a social dynamic regardless of their geography, level of resource, or age (Twemlow, and Sacco, 2013, p. 79). Bullying is a serious relationship problem in which children use power through frequent acts of aggression to intimidate and control others, and make others feel powerless in their relationships (Pepler et al., 1999, in Larochette, Murphy, and Craig, 2010, p.389). It is a phenomenon that affects a lot of students. Researchers…

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    On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate U.S. president Ronald Reagan, with hopes of impressing Jodie Foster, an actress he had an obsession with. While Hinckley was charged multiple offences, however, he was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Nonetheless, he was forced to face the consequences of his actions in a mental hospital for more than 30 years. Similarly, people make choices everyday that can make them responsible and liable for the consequences that follow.…

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    The bombings had traumatic emotional, social, physical, and psychological effects on the citizens of the society, and using witnesses and personal experiences help engage the reader and allow them to know the truth of the terror and the resilience one city can have through a credible…

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    happen to anyone and often does, according to the article "The Issue Of Bullying.", “I in 4 teens are being bullied” while a child is getting bullied every 7 minutes.” As often as it happens, it is common for it to go unnoticed or be brushed off. The effects and importance to stopping bulling has yet to sink into the minds of enough educators, parents, and peers. This is an epidemic that has grown over the years, and is being ignored because people aren’t standing up for the victims who are…

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    The Holocaust, part of World War II, was held from 1933 to 1945. This historical event was a genocide that murdered approximately six million Jewish people. This mass murder began when the Nazi’s believed that they were “racially superior” to the Jews and saw them as a threat to the German community (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, N.d.). The German authorities also targeted others such as the Gypsies, the Slovaks, the mentally and physically disabled, the homosexuals, and many others…

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    to last chapter is where the power of persuasion is truly seen. We constantly encounter advertisements that persuade us to change our attitude or initiate a response. According to Perloff (2014), persuasion is a powerful tool—one that has strong effects on society, and one that is used by companies to raise profits. The power of persuasion can be seen in the simplest commercials, think of the last fast food commercial you saw, did it not trigger a response and if it didn 't, it likely will when…

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    differences between correct and incorrect behaviors. Studies have shown that the most effective form of a sexual assault prevention program is one that involves interactive teaching. Therefore, California State University Long Beach should put into effect a program such as InterACT to instruct incoming students. The results that recent studies yield prove that people learn and retain information better when they are engaged and interested in the topic at hand. For this reason it would be much…

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    region may cause surprise. The incongruous and rather unreal quality of many events, whether fanciful or farcical in appearance, may also prove unexpected. Understanding the Dominican Republic’s cultural atmosphere without discussing the lasting effects of the notoriously violent Trujillato is impossible. In The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, our main characters continue to be influenced by the tumultuous Trujillo regime more than twenty years after its fall. Throughout the book, Díaz…

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    The psychological phenomenon known as the “Bystander Effect” occurs when “the presence of others discourages an individual from intervening in an emergency situation. (“Bystander Effect.” Psychology Today, Sussex Publishers). The Handmaid’s Tale, written by Margaret Atwood, is a brilliant novel that discusses the future society of the Republic of Gilead. The Handmaid’s have been assigned to married couples who are having troubles reproducing due to fertility issues. In Gilead, the women are…

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