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    general audience in mind because her tone is very educational, and all her key points have examples with dates. Evaluation I couldn’t find anything specific about the author because any search I made would lead me to children’s books or there would be only a small portions of a review. I did come across a journal article that describes the author’s intentions with this book. Brian E. Cassidy, author of the journal entry, suggests that the book offers, so much information regarding each separate decade and their transitions in American food eating: “…. American Food by the Decades, covers the food related trends, brands, companies, technology, and celebrities of the United States in the 20th Century” (“Questia” Reference & User Services Quarterly. Web. 26 Oct. 2015). Note #1 According to Margaret Haerens, a published author and an editor, 1950s was an era that signaled a transition, and it was a time when packaged foods were introduced to the public eye through television advertisements. The 1950s was an era when the United States was recovering from the effects of War World II and an era in which many food products were being developed. Post War World II the economy boomed causing a ripple effect in developing new food trends. The author explains how television became an influence in Americans eating habits through new trends, products, and styles (120). Note #2 Author Haerens writes, “Advertising of the era pushed the idea that cooking, was laborious and tedious and that…

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    John Keats Research Paper

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    compared her views personally to Keats’ work, which angered him (Hanson - John Keats Review). Many critics of the time period would use Keats’ poems as a vehicle to attack Hunt. One of the critics, John Croker with the Quarterly Review, outright admitted to not even finishing reading his poems before writing the review (Hanson - John Keats: Critical Opinion). He continued by saying, “It is not that Mr Keats, (if that be his real name, for we almost doubt that any man in his sense would put his…

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    To ensure all Red Cross societies are equal and that each will provide aide to the other (American, 2015). Who is their governing body? Namely, the American Red Cross is governed by their Board of Governors, which governs, directs, and oversees the management of the business and affairs of the organization (American, 2015). Ultimately, the Board of Governors executes the principles of the American Red Cross, which are found in the Congressional Charter of the American Red Cross (American,…

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    Women In Combat Summary

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    area that I will take from the book is in agreement of his assessment of our political leaders over exaggeration to the true contributions of women serving in combat. Kamarck, Kristy N., United States, Dept. of Defense, Congressional Research Service, “Women in Combat: Issues for Congress.” Congressional Research Service. Dec 2015. Web. 2 Feb 2016. Kristy Kamarck provides a detailed analysis of the path of women in the military to women serving in combat. The congressional research…

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    people and black people were treated. Shirley was not pleased at the way the council was treating the community and questioned the members. “I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.” Another quote by Shirley Chisholm. In 1964 she was elected to represent Bedford-Stuyvesant in the New York State Assembly being the second African–American woman to serve in Albany. She won and served in the New York general assembly from 1964 to1968. While serving on state assembly seat for…

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    Chisholm, a private investigator. They went into politics together. Shirley and Conrad Chisholm were married 30 years until he died in 1977 and she then married Arthur Hardwick in 1986. Shirley Chisholm spoke strongly for the poor and for women. She worked for civil rights for African-Americans. She opposed the Vietnam War. In 1969 she helped form the Congressional Black Caucus. She also was a member of the National Organization for Women. Ms. Chisholm was an activist for people of color,…

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    Career Pathway Assignment

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    decided to change my major to politics therefore, he recommended finding a mentor as soon as possible. Not only that but, I should know what I want to do. Chris recommended that I run for city council of Los Angeles. He asked me this question, “What do you want to do, do you want to make money or make a difference.” I replied to make a difference. I want the world to remember my name, I want a reason to be remembered and go down in history. He said if I run for city council I can have both.…

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    Charles Lane Analysis

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    Charles Lane, in his weekly column from the The Washington Post, consistently uses facts and figure, a concerned tone, and a cause and effect expository mode in order to convey his argument about a current issue. However, he uses varying levels of sophistication in the three articles “The GOP’s health-care plan goes in the exact wrong direction,” “Who is to blame for the opioid epidemic,” and “Rahm Emanuel gears up for a modern day- Brown v. Board.” Lane supports each of his arguments with ample…

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    force interest groups to work harder to gain their influence with each new class of congressmen. The Time Commitment An issue that stems from this need to constantly raise money to be a competitive candidate is that the time spent speaking with donors and working to raise money cuts into the time that candidates can spend working on actual legislation policy. This need to raise money is taxing on congressional representative’s, as it requires them to spend time attending events and speaking…

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    The Federal Budget Process

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    Budget Process The Federal Budget is the government’s financial plan for the United States. During this process, congress develops a budget resolution determining the amount of money the federal government can spend each year. The main stages of the federal budget process include: the president’s budget request, the congressional budget resolution, appropriation measures and the budget reconciliation process. Stage One: The President’s Budget Request The Federal Budget process often begins…

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