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    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, and the free market. This from what the think tank has focus its energy toward. In the mission statement it states “To originate, disseminate, and increase understanding of public policies based…

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    radicals 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…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Devil in the White City by: Erik Larson Crown Publishing Group, 2003, and 447 The book "The Devil in the White City" is about the serial killer H.H. Holmes and the architect of the World's Fair Daniel H. Burnham. Who was Daniel H. Burnham? Burnham was a man who rose to prominence. In 1893 Chicago won the bid for the World's Exposition. The architects chosen were Burnham and his partner John Root, Burnham and John needed to build something to give their city a better reputation. Burnham…

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    Webster Mudgett) uses his skills of manipulation, charm, and deceit to commit several crimes, including theft, insurance fraud, and murder during the 1893 Chicago World 's Fair. Herman Webster Mudgett was a notorious criminal, responsible for hundreds of deaths, however he was not completely at fault. Many serial killers, themselves, are victims of traumatic events or a psychological disorder. For them, killing is vital for their survival and something they can’t control. In the Devil in the…

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    to turn his building into the World's Fair Hotel, which undergoes another construction project. The addition of a kiln in the basement allows easy disposal of Holmes's victims. While Holmes stays in Chicago many people, especially women, went missing during the fair, have mountains of debt, and commits fraud. Before he could be discovered Holmes leaves Chicago but was caught in Philadelphia for an insurance fraud, which is where Detective Frank Geyer was able to investigate all of Holmes crimes…

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    Erik Larson, the author of The Devil in the White City, was born on January 3, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied Russian history at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated at the top of his class. One year later, Larson enrolled at another Ivy League School, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he graduated in 1978. After starting his career as a journalist for The Bucks County Courier Times in Pennsylvania, he worked for The Wall Street Journal, Time…

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