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  • Missouri Indian History

    abundantly obvious is Missouri. Missouri is an eclectic group of races including Native Americans, Europeans, and even some southerners. The influence of easy travel, living near two major rivers, and a diverse population has led to the development of the cuisine of Missouri. Cuisine is not a black and white picture there are many different aspects that all contribute to the evolution…

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  • Missouri State Prison Report

    The Missouri State Penitentiary was the second largest prison in the nation. It was very harsh and the other inmates were criminals. They were there for murder, theft, and lots of other horrible things. The inmates were cruel to each other and hated the guards. There were lots of different people there for many different reasons. There were even famous criminals there. In 1954 there was a riot that broke out and was chaos. There were people that escaped from here. There is a lot of history that…

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  • Personal Narrative: Missouri Western State University

    One of the toughest decisions of my life was deciding which college to attend because I had to leave my friends, family, and some of my belongings back home. When I was thinking about which college I wanted to attend, I was stuck between three choices: Missouri State University, University of Central Missouri, and Missouri Western State University. I knew whatever my decision was that it would have an impact on me immediately and for the rest of my life. I decided Missouri Western was the right…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Missouri Compromise (1820.

    Missouri Compromise (1820) A Free State: (before the Civil War) A state in the United States in which slavery was illegal (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20state). A Slave State: Any of the 15 states of the Union in which slavery was legal before the Civil War. (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/slave+state) In 1819, a huge debate grew in Congress as to whether or not to make the new state of Missouri and free state or a slave state. Missouri wanted to become part of the union…

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  • Cruzan Vs. Missouri Assisted Suicide Case Study

    “As illustrated in in the case Cruzan v. Missouri, implementing assisted suicide would give the terminally ill and suffering patients the chance to die with dignity.” The cases involving death have always been controversial. As the life expectancy began increasing and people began dying in hospitals, the controversy over right to die and assisted suicide came into place. This is when Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health 1990 came into limelight and became a hot topic for the next…

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  • Racial Incidents In The University Of Missouri System

    When the racial incidents of the University of Missouri System made it to the national headlines it looked like the banner of racism was back, the incident reminded us that racial inequality was a serious issue in the United States, a topic many have forgotten. To myself and many others, the civil right movements in the 60s and the 70s seemed to have “solved” the problem of racial segregation, but in truth as we all see today, that was not the case. The discussion of racial topics was often…

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  • The Missouri Compromise: The Conflict Between Slavery And Free States

    By 1820, conflicts were already beginning to arise between slave and free states. At this time, The United States of America was divided on whether or not the Missouri territory would allow slavery once they achieved statehood. Before Missouri came about, there was an equal amount of free and slave states, and Congress’ decision could have tipped the balance of the Senate to favor either side. At first, Missouri was deemed to become a free state in the near future due to the Tallmadge amendment,…

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  • The Theme Of Celia, A Slave: A Trip To Slavery And Injustice

    The judge did not want to take any rash decisions that could create a debacle and fuel the fight against slavery more furious. This led to the judge for denying every request from the defense to change the jury 's decision. The judge wanted to have a quick and a silent case as much as possible due to the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Luckily, there was still some hope for Celia, as she was entitled to Sec. 29 of the second article of the Missouri statutes stating that, "to take any women unlawfully…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Two Architectures Of Authority

    the universe would have been terribly uninteresting. Architecture has taught me to learn all the values of art, to have a fantasy, creativity vision, and endless imagination. The two buildings I truly admire and find most riveting are the Wainwright Building, and the Jeppesen Terminal Building. These two such buildings conquered some barriers, affiliated with the people in their areas, made people feel stunned, and functioned to astonish creations for the U.S., and the world to see.…

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  • Anti-Kickback Law Violations

    This investigation stems from Dr. Fonn self-reporting that he his privileges had been suspended for 30 days from a hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. It was due to alleged conflict of interest and federal prosecution for Anti-Kickback law violations. He also answered positive to remuneration for two cases in the past year. A case was opened. *** On 012-16-2014, the Board office received an application for Missouri Medical License from Dr. Sonjay J. Fonn, DO of Cape Girardeau, MO. In filing for…

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