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  • Differences Between History And Social Sciences

    Essay 1-1 Before this assignment I had not really thought much about what the differences between history and social sciences, such as political science, anthropology, and sociology, might be. After giving it some thought, I came to notice some of the differences, but I did struggle because the majority of my history classes focused on the United States while briefly touching on the history of the world. As stated in the lecture, both history and social sciences examine the past, but while they have some things in common they are also different for a few reasons. What is studied in these topics differs in how they explain the past events and how well they can explain or predict current and future events. History focuses on the past and how the events of…

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  • History Of Social Media

    Social media has existed since 1978 when the first electronic social board called “BBS” was created. The program allowed its few number of users to share games, files, send other users messages. The popularity of BBS grew as computer ownership grew in the 80 's and 90 's. In the late 80 's, a new social technology was created called "CompuServe", also known as e-mail, which allowed users to send direct messages to each other for the first time. The software later allowed it 's users to…

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  • Social Media History

    As of 2014 it is reported that roughly 75% of American adults use social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter. These results are much greater than the 2008 report of 26%.( Hampton ) If one visits any park, restaurant, or any other social gathering across the United States, they are likely to witness more than one individual using a portable electronic device, using some type of social media. People no longer congregate in groups and talk to one another, but separate themselves from actual…

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  • Family History: Past, Family And Social History

    1. What does PFSH mean? Discuss this in detail. PFSH stands for past, family, and social history. Past history is a review of past illnesses, operations, or injuries: includes prior illnesses or injuries, current medications, operations, allergies, and age appropriate immunizations status, and age appropriate feeding/dietary status. Family history is a review of medical events in the patient’s family: includes health status or cause of death of parents, siblings, or children and diseases of…

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  • Peyton Manning Social Expectations In NFL History

    Peyton Manning is one of the most dominant quarterbacks in NFL history. His social statuses can be divided into two categories: achieved status and ascribed status. An achieved status is one which has been acquired by someone through skills, abilities and hard work, and can be changed by a person. An ascribed status, however, is not able to be changed since it is a status that a person is born with or had no control over. Peyton Manning is a Caucasian man born in New Orleans, Louisiana in…

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  • The Stanford Prison Experiment: History Of Social Psychology

    The Stanford Prison Experiment was a proposed two-week experiment that turned into a six day nightmare. “The original intent was to study whether the behavior of prisoners and guards was dispositional or situational” (McLeod, 2008). However, what they got out of the experiment was a “situation in which prisoners were withdrawing and behaving in pathological ways” and where some of the guards “were behaving sadistically” (Zimbardo). The Stanford Prison Experiment is one of the most controversial…

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  • The Mcneills: A Very Short Summary

    To the McNeills, what drives history are the intricate overlapping webs of interaction, which have drawn humans together since the birth of history. As these small webs are nourished, they thicken and intertwine, moulding hunter-gatherers into agricultural societies and forging towering empires into the world of today. The McNeills’ overview of history ultimately retells the story of the past through a dynamic medium with the growth of the world web as its motor. Their greatest strengths, and…

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  • Why We Take Pictures By Susan Sontag Analysis

    photography has evolved to be a more casual experience that documents daily life. Through the mass incorporation of social media into our lives and how it allows us to have constant access to others lives and others into our own, we develop a need to share excerpts of our life, but instead of words we use pictures. Photographs today don’t hold as much meaning as they used to before digital cameras or smartphones people developed their photos and created physical photo albums. People also use…

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  • Compare And Contrast Literature And Elizabethan Period

    Arnold Toynbee said History word is the Greek word. It means “Investigation” History word came from “Historia” the meaning of “Historia” It is the exposure of previous incidents as well as a mixture of established, appearance, to deliver knowledge of earlier times. History is distributed into three periods. Those are classical, medieval, and modern. The second name of the medieval period is middle ages. In history these both are the similar period. On the other way, middle and medieval ages are…

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  • Essay About Classroom History

    I have picked up a lot this semester, the standards, the social studies fair, and then all of the lesson plans. I enjoy how each of the topic was treated as a separate unit in the classroom. The current events is something maybe too advanced for the children the age I’m going to teach, but I think its defiantly important to keep the children informed about the world around them. During each unit I could have the children watch the news and pick something that happened, to reflect on. I have…

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