Ronald Ross

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  • Patrick Manson Accomplishments

    most memorable research was when he was researching filaria which is a small worm that causes elephantiasis. Elephantiasis is when the lymphatic vessels in a limb such as an arm or a leg to becomes blocked causing large swelling which makes the limb enlarged. Obviously, elephantiasis was possibly a very large issue and for him to research this disease had to have been very beneficial to society. He researched most everything that he could about these parasites and found that they were only present during the night and not the day. Along with that, he researched mosquitoes and their contributing factors to spreading diseases such as filaria. He theorized that most mosquitoes were hosts for many diseases and this theory was tested. Sir Ronald Ross, another medical officer, was the one to confirm that this theory was correct. This is an incredibly important discovery Manson also discovered many other parasite related diseases such as sparganosis, an infection caused from ingestion of water contaminated with this parasite. There is another parasitologist though that came close to being Patrick Manson’s equal and that is Giovanni Grassi. He was also a pioneer in parasitology as well as Manson but lacked the skill set that Patrick Manson had acquired. He did though, the same as Manson, study mosquitoes. He never actually found hard evidence of the mosquito’s viral transmission so he mainly revolved around a tapeworm called Taenia nana and the fact that it doesn’t actually need an…

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  • The Cherokee Removal: Justification

    removal didn’t end in 1830, but rather was fought for many years after. One person that continued the fight against the removal was John Ross. John Ross continued for years after to find alternatives to the removal. “He suggested alternatives to removal including the extension of United States citizenship to the Cherokees remaining in the East and their acceptance of fair state laws.” (Perdue and Green 153). Ross eventually sought the help from the writer Howard Payne to write against the…

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  • Cherokee Relationship

    There have been many instances in which the Cherokees and the Americans have demonstrated a great, amicable, and mutually beneficial relationship. From the introduction of the Christian religion to the increased literacy due to the printing press, the Cherokees relationship with the whites have produced numerous benefits. Although there is no reason for this favorable relationship to change, the circumstances presented to us at this point in history have necessitated an adjustment in the…

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  • Country Boy Monologue

    a few black boys when with white girls. when the whites people found out about it, the girl would always say, the black boy make her do it.if the black boy wanted to live another day, he had to leave town that night and never came back again. sometimes the boy’s family suffer for his action. it was and still is a small town, everyone knew everybody black and white, but we didn 't go to school together. 3. It was a good place to live and grow up. I am so glad I was raised there, after I…

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  • Friends In The 90s

    “So no one told you life was gonna be this way. Your jobs a joke, you’re broke, your love life’s DOA (lil rambents).” “I’ll Be There For You” was the catchy song that would play from enlarged, home televisions on Thursday nights as millions of Americans would join together and spend the next thirty minutes laughing along with the characters from Friends. Friends was a huge hit in 1990s. It piloted it 1994 and ran for ten seasons. The end of this beloved series was like the end of an era, yet it…

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  • Motown Music Research Paper

    Coming to motown was a dream for the young man. His career then later picked up and he changed his name. He changed his name stevie wonder. He had a amazing hit come out in 1972. The song was superstitious and it had so much success but it wasn 't technically his song. It was a cover that was originally by Jeff Beck. They came across an agreement to let motown to release the song and little did he know that it would be so famous. Not only was stevie wonder a breakout star for the company. They…

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  • Essay On Life Lifelong Learning

    Integration and Engagement Lifelong Learning at a Professional Level Lifelong learning is continuous growth in gaining knowledge and skills that will help you to better understand your patients’ needs and to provide the best possible care for your patients. Lifelong learning will help a nurse to improve her critical thinking skills and increase her knowledge in current clinical treatments, procedures, practice, and understanding different cultures beliefs, behaviors, and though processes in…

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  • Stop And Frisk Essay

    segregation, the influx of crack in to black communities, and the era of mass incarceration are all tell tale signs of strategies created to break and weaken the African American community. The documentaries Letters to the President Thomas Gibson and 13th by Ava DuVernay explores the ideas of these of these strategies and how black people are still being raped, oppressed and let down by the very country that claims to love them. Phase I: On January 20, 1981 Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the…

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  • I Ll Be There For You Character Analysis

    “twenty-something’s” living in New York City ran on the National Broadcasting Company’s (NBC) prime-time schedule for 236 episodes over 10 seasons from 1994 to 2004 (Bright, Kauffman, & Crane, 2012). Viewers learned about the relationships among Monica Geller, Rachel Green, Phoebe Buffay, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing, and Ross Geller, as they discussed their triumphs and disappointments over countless cups of coffee. In this paper I will be analyzing all six main characters and then two…

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  • Reflective Essay: Lessons Of A Childhood Graduate

    Lessons of a Childhood Graduate Childhood means something different to each person. For some, their youth meant family and community; for others, being a youth meant self-discovery and independence. Regardless, everyone has a few core values they have learned from their childhood. For me, the most important parts of my childhood was adventure, sports and family. Adventure encourages risk-taking and new experiences. It allows individuals to discover their passions and a zest for life. Sports…

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