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  • Yersinia Pestis Research Paper

    (negative), motility (negative), orthine dicarboxylase (negative). These tests were chosen as directed by my flow chart. Discovery During a plague epidemic in Hong Kong in 1894, Yersinia pestis was discovered by the French bacteriologist Alexander Yersin. A man by the name of Shibasaburo Kitasato and his team were already in Hong Kong studying the epidemic when Yersin arrived. While the team was examining the blood and organs of patients who had died from the epidemic, Yersin noticed that…

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  • Infamy Speech Analysis

    "December 7th, 1941, a day that will live in infamy." The famous words stated to the American people by president Franklin D. Roosevelt, a day after Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese forces. On December 8th, 1941, FDR spoke before the citizens of the United States, delivering one of the most renowned speeches of American History. After Pearl Harbor was attacked, The United States declared war against the Japanese Empire. That declaration was formally announced during Roosevelt 's…

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  • Causes Of Chewing Gum Essay

    Introduction of our topic Chewing gums is common in our daily life. In our campus, you can see students chewing gum in their leisure time, when they are shopping, walking, queuing up, or just killing time. You may also see someone chewing gum in the library and classroom. So why do we chew gums? On top of some obvious reasons, like enjoying sweetness or relieving tension, some students consider chewing gum as a solution of concentration problems. They think chewing gum can actually help them…

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  • The Role Of Immigrants In The US

    or fate. During the time that they were staying in the US, they were sent back to Mexico for several times with the same reason. The identity of the foreigner was their burden. Compare to my own experience, I couldn’t get into any Universities in Hong Kong along with that my parents also sent me to the US to acquire high education, job and fate.…

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  • Theme Of Isolation In Chinese Cinderella

    Victor said “I think I’ll stay and keep Adeline company.” (Mah 150) Adeline was in Hong Kong and her family was going sightseeing but she couldn’t go, and Victor noticed and stood up for Adeline. Some people didn’t care for her isolation and being alone. For example, her father noticed but never did do anything about it, he just made it…

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  • Essay On The Rise And Fall Of The Qing Dynasty

    European influence was one of the most prominent factors that led to the decline and eventual collapse of the Qing Dynasty. After the Opium Wars in the mid-1800s, Great Britain imposed unfair restrictions and treaties on China and took control of Hong Kong. Other European and Asian nations, like France, Germany, Russia, and Japan, soon followed suit and took advantage of China’s weakened state. By 1900, foreign countries controlled the majority of trade and military power within China. While the…

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  • Study Abroad: A Literature Review

    Study abroad is a term long program, usually run by a university, that allows students to live in a foreign country and attend a foreign university. The number of US students participating in Study Abroad programs has grown between 1997 and 2007, the number of participants grew from under 100,000 to 250,000. Participants of study abroad programs continued its growth in 2011-2012 grew to 283,332. By following this trend in the amount of participants is expected to increase and the Institute for…

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  • Information Security: The Three Pillars Of Security

    Also access to pertinent information should be readily available to those in management that need it (Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region,…

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  • Case Study Of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

    The Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion was built between 1897 and 1904. It was one of the many mansions houses owned by Cheong Fatt Tze, who had properties from Java, Sumatra, Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong to China. The mansion at his home village, Dapu, was much larger in size than Blue Mansion, but Blue Mansion is still his treasured residence. Towards Cheong Fatt Tze’s later life, the house served as both office and home. It acted as the…

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  • 20th Century American Imperialism Essay

    During the 19th and early 20th Century, industrialization became the main cause for the development of new industries, as well as the expansion of many nations around the world. With the discovery of new ways to use the raw materials found during the First Industrial Revolution, in addition to the finding and creation of new resources such as electricity, steel, and chemicals in the Second Industrial Revolution, major countries around the world set their sights on having spheres of influence in…

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