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    In this essay, I will explore what accounting and finance is and why I have chosen to study it at the University of Birmingham. Accounting and finance are two separate disciplines that have some similar characteristics. The main difference between accounting and finance is that finance focuses on the present and future whereas accounting focuses on the past (Aspillera, 2014). The University of Birmingham is amongst the top providers for accounting and finance due to its credibility, infrastructure and status making it one of the best routes towards a successful career. Accounting is “the art of recording, classifying and summarising business transactions” (Raun, 1962). The field of accounting covers a broad range of topics, and thus a single definition of accounting cannot cover all aspects. There are different types of accounting such as; management accounting which focuses on providing information internally to managers and those who direct operations but also financial accounting which provides information for external stakeholders such as shareholders and creditors (Seal and Rohde, 2014). Accountants carry out a wide range of tasks, one of them being creating financial statements (Accounting Coach, 2014). Balance sheets and income statements help present a large amount of complex information in a simpler way so people outside of an organisation can understand it better. Accountants also use statistical information to make sure that a business is financially viable. This…

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    Basketball Point Guard

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    The point guard of a basketball team had the best percentage of three points and percentage of field goals – 2-points, on the team, with an average of 75 percentage average in both areas last season. Unfortunately this season he is struggling severely in both areas, he has been examined and it has been determined he has no injuries. During his off-season that was approximately 4 months long, he changed his workout strategies. He workout sessions were 6 days a week and workout included 3 times a…

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    Sport Of Basketball Essay

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    birth of the NBA, they started to have their struggles (Staff). During the 1950s, number of teams and “Story” fan attractions was a big struggle for the new league; by the 1954-55 season, only 8 teams were left, this struggle led to the creation of the 24 sec shot clock (Staff). Today the NBA now consists of over 30 franchises; attracts large amounts of players, and has over a million fans from around the world (Staff). Who has set records during the NBA’s regular season? This man is one of…

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    Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain was a 19th century Military and Political leader of great valiance and courage. His actions at the Battle of Gettysburg exemplify his duty to country, bravery and courage, and his traits as a Citizen Soldier. Chamberlain was born in Brewer, Maine, in September of 1828, and was the oldest of his four siblings. Educated at Bowdoin College in Brunswick he met many people who would later influence his life, such as Harriet Beecher Stowe who would go on to write Uncle…

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    Neville Chamberlain reigned as the British Prime Minister. On September 1, 1939, Chamberlain gave a speech to the House of Commons regarding the Nazis’ recent actions hours prior to the speech. An attack on a German radio outpost on the German-Polish border was staged by the Nazis, and was used as the Nazis’ excuse for the invasion of Poland. Chamberlain had spent many years previous to this invasion trying to prevent another world war from taking place. Chamberlain’s purpose in this speech is…

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    The Treaty Of Versailles

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    After the signing of the Munich Conference, Chamberlain claiming that he had secured “peace for our time”. Many that were British believe that what Neville Chamberlain did was a cowardly move and that standing up to Hitler’s military and large demand for territory was a better…

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    with unparalleled intensity. His primary concern was whether or not his team won. Everything else was secondary. Wilt Chamberlain was a once-in-a-generation athlete with an ability to seemingly score at will. His talent resulted in statistics and records that are unimaginable by today’s standards. Naturally, the question arises between Russell and Chamberlain. Who’s the greatest? The fascination in the debate lies in the contrasts between the two men. They both reached heights that no current…

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    In what must have been a line meant particularly for Neville Chamberlain, in the same speech he announced that, “in my view, the rape of Albania is to the Anglo-Italian agreement what the destruction of Czechoslovakia was to the Munich agreement.” Attlee and the Labour party viewed the invasion of Albania and Czechoslovakia as “the end of the attempt to make peace by disregarding moral issues.” Labour party rhetoric was as pointed as ever, attacking Chamberlain’s policy of appeasement and…

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    For one reason, it provided them with a cushion, it gave them the upperhand on Germany if they were to attack. It provided the Czech’s with higher terrain; therefore, the German’s would be quite literally fighting an uphill battle. However, Hitler did not care what the Czechoslovak President thought, he wanted back what was originally Germany’s land. Tension was mounting, it looked as if Europe was heading off to another World War. The Prime Minister of England at the time, Neville Chamberlain…

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    Lawrence Chamberlain was a Colonel for the Union army. Although he was in multiple battles in the Civil War, he is most remembered for his role in the Battle of Gettysburg. Of all battles fought during the Civil War, it was argued that the Battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest and deadliest battle because it resulted in roughly 50,000 casualties. Chamberlain’s role at Gettysburg had the most impact towards the outcome of both the battle itself, and the Civil War, because of his crucial regiment…

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