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    many disputes over money and working conditions. For instance, at the beginning of 1876 baseball players found themselves at the beginning of what could be considered a monopoly; where the owner’s controlled baseball for a quarter of a century (Baseball, 2010). This was due to William Hulbert and other owner’s creation of the reserve clause. As a result of this clause, baseball player’s salaries were kept low, and they were unable to leave their team unless their owner traded them. If a player did not abide by this legally binding clause they would more than likely be blacklisted from baseball forever. However, at the beginning of the nineteen seventies things started to change in baseball as players, such as Curt Flood tried to make a stand against the reverse clause. Unfortunately for Curt Flood, fear of losing their jobs kept many players from taking a stand with him. As a result, Flood lost his case against the reverse clause and Supreme Court ruled that baseball “was still exempt from antitrust laws” (Baseball, 2010). Despite Flood losing his case, it gained national attention and showed that fans like baseball players were against the reverse clause (Baseball,…

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    important piece of any communication; without honesty no party that is part of the communication will consider the transfer useful. Additionally, if there is no expectation of honesty neither party will be completely invested in the communication. Utilizing honesty as a cornerstone of all communication within an organization will ensure that participants of the communication can rely on the information passed along. Additionally, dishonestly has been shown to not only harm personalities and…

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    The theory of pro: An Italian perspective Introduction Universal Grammar (UG) is a linguistics theory which supports the idea that all human languages, although different in the surface, share some fundamental principles. These principles are generally true across languages, while parameters, on the other hand, are settings that allow for variation from language to language (White, 2003, p.2). The Extended Projection Principle (EPP) is a principle common to all languages which states that a…

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    following was prepared by the Office of the Secretary of the Senate with the assistance of the Library of Congress, providing the original text of each clause of the Constitution with an accompanying explanation of its meaning and how that meaning has changed over time. Source: U.S. Senate, Library Of Congress Sections 1, 2 and 3 (Legislative Powers) | Sections 4, 5, 6 and 7 (Elections and Legislative Process) | Section 8 (Enumerated Powers) | Sections 9 and 10 (Powers Denied To Congress and…

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    say. There are four main categories that a convention may fall under: sentence structure, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. In this chapter you will find information regarding these four conventions, along with additional information about writing style and tone, as well as some helpful explanations regarding homonyms and other confusing words that exist in the English language. Phrases and Clauses Phrases and clauses are both used as basic building block components…

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    Misplaced and dangling modifiers can be a horror. Do you know what’s a modifier? It’s a word, a phrase or a clause that provides a description in a sentence. It can be an adjective, an adverb, an absolute phrase, an infinitive phrase, a participle phrase, and a prepositional phrase. You know what’s more? Without these modifiers, your sentences will be boring and no fun to read. 6. Word choice errors aren’t cool. Just because a word sounds fancy doesn’t mean you can use it anyway you want. Your…

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    Color is Just Skin Deep: Behn, Prejudice, and Contradicting Views of Monarchy Aphra Behn’s royalist sympathies are historically known, so it is to no surprise that the royal titular protagonist of her work, Oroonoko, is a tragic figure meant to evoke sympathy. However, a contradiction seems to emerge with the portrayal of Oroonoko’s grandfather and the current reigning monarch. Oroonoko is, as expected, portrayed in a manner that invokes pity for his plight, but his grandfather is cast as an…

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    The commerce clause, Article 1 Section 8, of the Constitution gives Congress the power to regulate commerce among the states. One would say that because of the fact that these laws are intrastate then commerce may not regulate; but that idea is struck down by the modern approach of the commerce clause. The modern approach to the commerce clause is commerce power that allows Congress to regulate and protect the channels of interstate commerce, the instrumentalities of interstate commerce, and…

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    condRedirectIndicator=true. Summary: This article is written by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Robert Gebeloff, who are both reporters for The New York Times. It is argued that credit card contracts that include arbitration clauses prevent customers from joining together in class-action lawsuits, disabling them from challenging the company’s practices. Because many Wall Street corporations in effect have banned class-action lawsuits, with the aid of Alan S. Kaplinsky, many customers have dropped…

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    After reading Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson, one may ask, how does this book fit into a course addressing genus, genius, and gender? For one, this course focuses on the female geniuses of literature and how they fall into the genus, which is driven by the male gender. In this respect, the narrator in Housekeeping is a young girl, Ruth, who happens to be the genius in this story. She tells us, in quite detail, the story of how her family came to reside in the town of Fingerbone, and the…

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