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    IDA TARBELL 3 Ida Tarbell: A Muckraking Investigator Ida Tarbell was a woman who had a whole bunch of ambition. She achieved a lot of accomplishments in her life. She didn’t let anything get in her way. Ida Tarbell was a strong willed woman who revealed the monopoly of the Standard Oil Company, created a new type of journalism, and became famous for doing something she loved. She was one of the most important magazine writers of the 20th century. Ida Tarbell was born on November 5th, 1857 to an oil producer. She was born in the oil rich region of northwestern Pennsylvania. Tarbell attended Titusville High School and graduated in 1875. She later enrolled at Allegheny College where she wanted to major in biology, a field where women were not welcome (“Ida Tarbell Biography”, n.d.). Tarbell graduated in 1880 as the only woman in her class, and took a job as a teacher in Poland, Ohio. After only two years of teaching, Tarbell resigned, and realized that she wanted to pursue writing instead.…

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    Invetigative reporting has been taking place since the first American newspaper in 1690 but only recently has it become associated with more fringe media than the mainstream media sources. James L. Aucoin’s book provides 300 years of reporting; including exposes,watchdog articles, hard-hitting investigative pieces and everything in between. The book does a solid job of looking closesly at how investigative reporting has taken on the the qualities of a lasting social institution, specifically…

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    expansion of women’s rights. Another important group to the progressive movement were the muckrakers. Muckrakers were investigative journalists who attempted to uncover injustices and other issues in the country. An example of a muckraker is Upton Sinclair, who wrote his investigative piece on the Chicago meat-packing business, The Jungle. Sinclair was hoping to do an investigation on the mistreatment of immigrant workers in the meat-packing business, but instead, uncovered sanitation issues…

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    This person is about the age of 13 or 14. His name is Titus. He is just another student to some, but to others he is a friend. He has a short, but very fat body. The size of Titus’s fingers look as if he has ten fat sausages on his hands, five on each. If someone was to guess what this student did in his free time they would say he eats, sleeps and plays video games for a living. Some would say this student is like a domesticated animal, he gets food, sleeps a lot and is cooped up in a room for…

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    Desk Management Case Study

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    HELP DESK MANAGEMENT 1. For Internal use- outline the ways of dealing with the problem as a Helpdesk Manager/ service Centre Manager:- There are continuous calls and they are usually very simple. There are clients who does not know where is the information in user manual There are clients who forgot their password There are clients who operates night shift and they need to have access at night Number of incoming calls are 150-180 per day among 6 x account managers Number of outgoing calls…

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    Essay On 1970's

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    Do you ever think about how different our lives would be if technology was never invented? At age 31, Bill Gates became the youngest billionaire ever at the time, having a networth of $12.9 billion. The 1970’s was a very popular time for new upcomings and new technologies. Bill Gates starting Microsoft, the beginning of VCR’s, Tom Persky inventing the floppy disk, and the pocket calculator was just the beginning of the new technologies to come. Technology in the 1970’s was just the beginning to…

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    Ida B Wells Civil War

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    These struggles dampened their voices in politics and quickly led to the development of clubs, organizations, and other developmental media that gave African Americans structure in the organization of their case against racial discrimination and inequality. Among those leaders influencing this development was Ida B. Wells. Ida B. Wells was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, in 1862, to her father Jim Wells, a trustee on the board of Shaw University, later called Rust College, and her mother…

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    Darlene Maciel Women Studies This altar is dedicated to Ida Barnett Wells, Civil Activist, and Journalist 1862-1931 Ida Barnett Wells was courage’s women who fought for what she believed in; her beliefs were strong and powerful. Her background shaped who she was and had become. Wells was the daughter of James and Lizze Wells, slaves who were living in Mississippi, whom which were freed a couple months after Ida was born. Even though they were freed salves, they still encountered injustice…

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    get into a graduate school which will prepare me into starting my own business. Liberal arts education is concerned mainly with broadening a person’s knowledge and experience, rather than with technical or professional training. Being a black individual in America I feel we have our own version of liberal education embedded in us in order to survive in America. Meaning as black people we know how to fit the “American/white” standard well enough to get employed, to get into the best…

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    Washington’s movement in the tornado, and its undoing of “monumental time,” which segments the present as an after to tragedy. II. I want to provide a few comments about the local terms of racial order against which the Waco storytelling tradition critically intervenes, which pivots on a spatial and temporal ‘cultural logic’ of lynching. The coherence I want to attend to begins with the early-twentieth-century historical self-narration of Wacoans, the eight-largest urban area in Texas at the…

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