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    The First Five Year Plan was introduced in 1927 and its application begun in 1928. This Plan targeted the development of the industry, which required a considerable capital to survive. Since Russia possessed unused fertile plots of land and as the agrarian population constituted the majority of the population, Communists presented collectivisation as a system initiated to generate profit and support the process of industrialisation. Stalin wanted to reinforce the reciprocal bond between the agriculture and the industry, as the countryside would provide the industry with resources and the cities with food, whereas the development of the industry would support the agriculture with new farming methods, fertilisers and far more advanced machinery. As seen in source D, the country was backwards in many aspects. Even though the source belongs to one of Stalin’s speeches addressed to the country and we can’t call it absolutely reliable as it is a piece of propaganda, statistics prove that the Russian agriculture and industry were decades late. When the European countries were experiencing the Industrial Revolution, Russia still hadn’t abolished serfdom and the Industrial Revolution was now being compressed within 20 years. However, this speech displays Stalin’s nationalistic side as a patriotic leader, who truly…

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    before the creation of the USSR itself, spanning to the start of the very population of the area. The very dynamic of the agricultural community began to shift as Joseph Stalin rose to power. Numerous changes were enacted starting in 1927, many of which are found within the first five year plan of 1928 through 1932. This new method of enforcing and imposing Stalinism unto the Soviet people included the practice of collective farming, also known as kolkhoz. While agricultural development was…

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    Anthem Innovation

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    What does the world of Anthem imply about the nature of technological progress? The society in the beginning of Anthem is a collective society with no room for any independence and it is a society that is very technologically primitive. The collective society of Anthem does not allow for innovation because they reject new ideas, frown upon independent thinking, and restrict people from doing what they want. These three ideas of the collective society block all innovation and research from the…

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    Collective Learning

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    Collective Learning Technology has brought huge influences on everyone’s lives. The Duke University had brought iPod as an academic device and educational experiment to all the first-year class students. The iPod inverted the traditional role of technology, which has many new functions. Students not only can listen to music, but also use the iPod as an academic device to collaborate with others. This concept can be seen in Project Classroom Makeover, by Cathy Davidson. In Project Classroom…

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    Reflection Worksheet Introduction The Palmerston North Women’s Health Collective (PNWHC) has been part of the community since 1984 and providing the women of the Manawatu region with information and support on a wide range of health and well-being issues. The PNWHC offers free services such as pregnancy tests and cervical screening, and low cost services including counselling and natural therapies (The Palmerston North Women’s Health Collective [the PNWHC], 2014). The PNWHC was not my first…

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    In The Game Of Tetriminos

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    In collective action, however, each part is a person. While humans are certainly much more complex than blocks on a computer screen, tetriminos and individuals are surprisingly comparable. Each individual takes up a different space in society, fitting into different social roles. Likewise, each tetrimino fits into a different crevice because of its shape. Yet, like humans, tetriminos are all fundamentally the same; they are all made up of four blocks, pieced together in different ways.…

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    both of us will be rewarded”(Rand 33) and Equality 7-2521 responds with “We shall not report our find to the City Council. We shall not report it to any men”(33). Equality 7-2521 does not care about any award that could come with this discovery, instead, he is determined to use it himself for learning. Instead of following the rules set forth by this collectivist society Equality 7-2521 chooses to pursue his self-determination. In this tunnel, which Equality 7-2521 flees to every night, happens…

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    The Lusitania Disaster

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    as casualty is a important psychological concept that describes how the collective “culture attempts to heal the trauma through the process of regrouping, redefinition and renewal that results in a range of possible outcomes, from greater social cohesion and clarity of purpose at one end to intergroup conflict, institutional failure and social disintegration at the other” (Pastor, 2004 pg. 619). In both, The Lusitania disaster and the 9/11 attacks, the surprising attack and loss of American…

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    instrument amount was varied, but the expected Jazz instruments were all there: stand-up bass, piano, horn section, drums, etc. All of the woodwind players played different instruments throughout each piece. It was held in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall in the Wright Music Building. Around 130 people were there. I never really know what to expect from school performances. I have never been to a completely Jazz concert before, and especially not one done by professionals. There were a lot more…

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    6-22 SWO Characteristics

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    achieves is described by getting results and accomplishing missions and tasks on time and to standard. This is especially important for SWOs to establish credibility and build trust. d. ADP 6-22 also describes informal and collective leadership. It states “leadership guidance does not have to come only from the highest-ranking leader.” This line applies to SWOs because we are constantly advising our commanders and senior leaders who outrank us. It is our job to be the voice of reason and…

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