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  • Cato Institute Research Paper

    was formed and by whom will be explained. Then understand what the main issues and the policy believes of the Cato Institute will be discovered. Next its effect on the United States government through opinion shaping and governmental litigation will be understood. After that, the explanation of the Cato Institute’s party allies of CATO if the there are any. What this reveal about the CATO’s political strategy. Then finally the details of the organizational structure, main leaders and their funding sources will be given. History To start the background information on the Cato Institute needs to be explored. Firstly, the history of its formation. On December 1974 in Wichita, Kansas the Institute was founded as the Charles Koch Foundation and initially funded by Charles Koch. The other original members of the first board of directors included co-founder Murray Rothbard, Libertarian scholar Earl Ravenal, and businessmen David H. Padden and Sam H. Husbands Jr. At the request of Rothbard, the institute changed its name in 1976 to Cato Institute (Cato, n.d.). This was named after the Cato's Letters, a series of British essays written in the early 18th century by John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon in England that presented a vision of society free from excessive government. These letters are a pivotal part of what inspired the founding fathers and the architects that caused the American Revolution (Cato, n.d.). The ideas in the letters included individual liberty, limited government,…

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  • Porcellio Scaber Experiment

    Method: Purpose: To investigate how Porcellio Scaber reacts in terms of orthokinesis to different humidities in their habitat. Equipment-  75 slaters which range from 5-10mm in length (kept in a plastic container with holes in the lid, with dirt and bark so that they are kept in a natural environment as possible so can react naturally during experiment.)  5x petri dish set ups labelled from 50-90% (One petri dish on the bottom will contain glycerol and have a mesh/gauze hot glued over top…

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  • Miasma Theory: The Theory Of Bad Air Caused By The Environment

    The underlying focus of Miasma theory relied on the theory of bad air caused by the environment. The new environments of the tropics being explored by the western world and the new environment of cities created by the industrialization in the nineteenth century, provided new types of bad air, and thus best explained the emergence of diseases as epidemics. Malaria became a major problem in the tropics, and Cholera became a major problem in the cities. The mechanism of spreading for cholera and…

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  • The Crucial Role Of Non-Jewish Women In World War II

    A select few women out of the population, however, came into power and took up positions in concentration camps whether it be because of a marriage to a S.S. officer, or just because they earned the position themselves. Ilse Koch is now one of the most well known S.S. concentration camp overseers. She married Karl Otto Koch, and the two were transferred to Buchenwald, where she took her position as camp overseer. What distinguished her from the rest of the women working in the camps was her…

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  • Themes In The Bonfire Of The Vanities

    Sherman and Maria, the Latino couple, and Auburn and Lamb, Wolfe suggests that insularity and ignorance of the South Bronx were the main causes of the death of Henry Lamb. Politics and crimes of the 1980s also demonstrated that insularity among and within communities promoted tensions between whites and minority groups. In 1981, when housing officials and the Board of Estimate were about to approve a plan to give Harlem residents a three-to-one advantage in the lottery sale of 13 abandoned…

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  • Neighbors May Finally Get Their Way Case Study

    Since 1982, various civic groups and campaigns have launched multiple campaigns to restore and reuse the hospital buildings in an attempt to revitalize the surrounding area with affordable housing contained within the hospital buildings. One specific group, Neighborhood Women, led by Jen Peterson, a woman from the community who has united the supporters out of a vision of the common goal of development, has been at the forefront of the fight to reuse the buildings. This group has consistently…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Anthrax

    cattle, sheep, camels and oxen” (CDC, 2016). In addition to this, many scholars believe that anthrax was described by Homer in The Iliad and some even suggest that anthrax contributed to the fall of Rome (CDC, 2016). Fast-forward many years, and the first clinical description of anthrax was given by Maret in 1769 (CDC, 2016). This was a leap in the identification of anthrax, as previously it has only been written about in historical accounts rather than a clinical medical setting. The first…

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  • The Autobiography Of Calvin Coolidge

    Calvin Coolidge once said, “Wealth comes from industry and from the hard experience of human toil… Both men and nations should live in accordance to their substance not only to productive industry but to the creation of the various forms of beauty and the pursuit of culture which give adornments to the art of life.” This statement shows the values of Calvin Coolidge in three ways. Calvin Coolidge explained in his book, the “Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge,” that he was hardworking, wise, and…

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  • Calvin Coolidge's Voting Equality Of Women

    Calvin Coolidge’s values were timeless, and beneficial to all people. He understood the importance of doing everything to the best of his abilities, he supported the voting equality of women, he enjoyed learning simply for learning’s sake, and he never believed that he was any worthier than the rest of America. These values would serve many modern politicians well, and are also constantly applicable in the regular life of myself and countless others. Calvin Coolidge went to school in order to…

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  • Summary Of Jane Mayer's Dark Money

    who try to buy their way through political campaigns and government representatives. Although David Koch ran for president on a libertarian ticket, his loss led him to begin to try and buy influence with the people in office. She digs into the family’s political affairs throughout the span of their generations, since the formation of the family’s oil refinery by the family patriarch, Fred Chase Koch. However, the Koch estate progressed vastly through their business relations with wildly known…

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