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    A person’s knowledge that some people will be on their side and others will not, helps to shape their social identity (Hinsz & Nickell, 2004). Through conformity groups are able to shape group members way of thinking and thus individuals will adjust their attitudes and conduct to that of the group (Hart, 1998). Previously, I had overheard two staff members discussing the short comings of the last director and their disappointment in how things turned out, so I felt it was odd they did not feel as free discussing it at the staff meeting with the larger group. Instead, they were agreeing with the general comments made by the other staff members during the group discussion. In a group decision making process, the group may agree on issues all together or there could be some disagreements that may split the group. If such a group is cohesive and its members agree on most issues, they will suppress dissent because harmony is the group’s ultimate anticipation. A major group decision I witnessed at the GLCF pertained to the decision to reject an organization’s proposal for failing to upload the proper documents for the 2015 Discretionary Grant program. While I was reviewing the proposal submissions for the grants, I noticed that a few organizations did not meet the requirement for the Grant program and will have to be disqualified automatically. I noticed that one organization in particular met the requirement but had submitted the wrong form with their application. I brought…

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    The novel Denton Little’s Death Date by Lance Rubin is about seventeen year old Denton Little, a high school senior, who lives in a world exactly like our own except that updates in science have made it possible to accurately predict death dates. Denton Little is due to die on the day of his senior prom, ironically with the theme Livin It Up, though is unsure as to how and when he will die. Despite his early status, a death date before the age of 21, Denton has always wanted to live a normal…

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    Introduction What are enzymes and how do they affect reactions? Enzymes force reactions, in cells, to maintain a speed necessary for life. Enzymes can also be considered catalysts because they require the reactions to arise faster without themselves changing. For this experiment, the substrate in the enzymatic reaction was sucrase, and it will be causing sucrose to change resulting in the following equation: Sucrose → Glucose + Fructose Where the arrow is in the equation indicates the enzyme,…

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    Questions 1. What reaction was carried out in this lab and what reagents were used? 2. What techniques were used to purify and identify the product of the reaction? 3. Describe acid-base extraction and how it was being used in this experiment? 4. Describe recrystallization and how it was being used in this experiment? 5. Describe mixed melting point and how it was being used in this experiment? 6. What was the identity of the unknown acid? 7. What yield and percent yield were obtained?…

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    Taking to the sea’s the explorers traveled along the southern coasts of Asia where they anchored at Samarkand; a major trading outpost along the Silk Road that Marco described as “a noble and great city, where there are many gardens with fruits in abundance. Muslims and Christians live side-by-side and they are religiously tolerant to each other.” Making note of the spread of Christianity one can see how it took hold in one of Asia’s most prominent market cities. Passing through Samarkand the…

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    a. One of the biggest sources of anger with the Marcos administration was the perception of widespread corruption and fraud which plagued the governmental process. Aquino and her revolution made campaign promises to “clean up the corruption and cronyism for which Ferdinand Marcos’ was famous” (Niu 93) though once she herself had won office, the revolutionary vigor and fervor of her campaign somewhat reversed themselves. In addition to the above policy positions which she made which notably did…

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    There were numerous renowned individuals who were known for their incredible enterprises and their awesome finds of different nations. Marco Polo was one of those men who have braved dangerous oceans and steaming deserts. He voyaged all over India and China. He about looked all of the lands around Europe. His father had a great influence in his future when he was a child on the grounds that his dad was a merchant and his father traveling all over the world influence Marco Polo to wind up the…

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    Marco Polo who was a Venetian merchant traveler lived in the Venice Republic. The travels of Marco Polo was recorded by Messer Rustichello of Pisa when Marco Polo was in prison in Genoa in 1298 (Polo Travels extract 1). As the book record, when Marco Polo stayed in China, The book records the Asian wonders and curiosities and Marco Polo’s journey and experience. “It is no exaggeration to say that never before or since has one man given such an immense body of new geographical knowledge to the…

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    Marco Polo`s history and his Influence in the age of exploration? Marco Polo was one of the first and most famous Europeans to travel to Asia during the Middle Ages. Marco polo traveled farther than anyone during his 24-year journey along the Silk Road, reaching China and Mongolia where he became a friend of Kublai Khan. 4 Marco Polo is a well known explorer from venice in Italy. He was Born around 1254 in Venice and he Died January 8 1324 Venice. Marco's uncle and father were…

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    Corazon Aquino was open to growth in the various ways as she worked to find solutions to the conflicts in the Philippines. Through her understanding that influence sometimes depends upon being the one in charge and at other times working effectively within a group, she demonstrated an ability to influence others in a way that promoted justice. Aquino used nonviolence to stand up against injustices and made many new reforms according to the needs of the people. Unlike the Philippine’s president…

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