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  • Emily Warren Roebling Case Study

    One of the greatest accomplishments in United States history is perhaps one of the oldest bridges built in Brooklyn known as the Brooklyn Bridge completed on May 24, 1883, in New York City. The bridge connects to Manhattan and Brooklyn and part of the project may never have been completed without the assistance of no other than Emily Warren Roebling. Although Females are often recognized with stereotypes because of past history misrepresentation of females, Roebling helps motivate others to spread the word of knowledge to help females represent their strengths in society. Emily Warren Roebling is an idol to many female civil engineers and to all females because she had not conformed to the stereotypical lifestyle of women when women are bearing children and facing motherhood. However, between the 1860s and 1900s was the founding of The National Women’s Rights Convention. Yet, women’s lives were tied to the house and children, they had little opportunity for outside contact and most of all, many women did not feel they had any sort of self-fulfillment. Roebling brings inspiration to many women today, as women still struggle to dominate and hold a position in the engineering world. According to Nicholas St. Fleur from Southern California Public Radio (2014), “women face obstacles such as the glass ceiling, a lack…

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  • Costco Risk Assessment

    Costco Wholesale Corporation, which is a wholesale giant in the United States. The primary intention of this report is to highlight the basic organizational location and financial information, along with the computing and network infrastructure details to help layout the detailed structure of an Information Technology (IT) risk assessment report. As part of the risk assessment report, the key elements emphasized are the threats and vulnerabilities that are possible in the current system and…

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  • Importance Of Chattel Slavery

    As English settlers became more desperate for someone to work the land in the newly settled Jamestown, they quickly realized that using the Natives was not an option. The opportunity to use blacks as servants was an obvious choice, as they were already known to be slaves. (Zinn 10) Now, the question of how did they reconcile emergent chattel slavery with Christian precepts is an interesting one. Zinn references a letter written by the Catholic priest Father Sandoval asking the Church if the…

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  • Assimilation Through Education Essay

    Education through Assimilation After the American Civil War, why did the American government feel the need to place Indian children of the Pacific Northwest in government run schools in order to make these native children fit into the American society? In the essay “Assimilation through Education: Indian Boarding Schools in the Pacific Northwest” by Carolyn Marr, she described the educational plight of Indian children from the 1880’s to the 1920’s. The United States government felt that…

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  • Equalizing School Funding

    school funding system was unconstitutional; however, after thirteen years, “the fight for adequate school funding in Ohio never truly ended” (B.Y.U. 132) This is because the legislatures see school funding as a sensitive topic. They are afraid to get involved because they want to maintain your political position. If they speak out for or against change, they may get voted out of office. While politicians are trying to avoid the complex topic, lawsuits continue to be filed which illustrate the…

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  • Federal Versus State: Federal Vs. State

    Federal Versus State Many different aspects of governments go through power struggles, but sometimes it is which government itself is more powerful. The struggle between Federal Government and the state has existed since colonization. Both often feel that one should have more power than the other, but also are unsure which one does in fact have more power. Several events and documents have changed these standings over time in many different ways. One of the first documents created that gave…

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  • Essay On Advantages And Disadvantages Of Electoral College

    Did you know that the United States is technically classified as a Republic, not a Democracy? The Electoral College is what separates the United States from being a Democracy and keeps the country in a state of a Republic. It is a voting system in which popular vote is not used to elect presidents, but instead uses votes from representatives of the state. The popular vote may be overruled by the Electoral College votes. The Electoral College system was established in the constitution in order to…

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  • Slavery In The Constitution

    The Constitution was a new and revolutionary document in America. It established the federal government as the supreme law of the land and extended universal rights towards its citizens in the document itself and later in the Bill of Rights that was amended to it later. However, the Constitution didn’t extend any rights to blacks. It doesn’t specifically acknowledge the concept of slavery, but it is still a proslavery document because it does nothing to end slavery and even has some acts in…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Ratification Of The United States Constitution

    . Here in the states, the topic as of late is the constitution; whether ratification of the document should happen, or whether it should not be ratified. The year is 1788 and the debate about the ratification of the U.S constitution is quite the topic among everyone including everyday citizens, in which everyone has an opinion on the topic, myself included. The U.S has the articles of confederation in place however, state delegates believed that the articles where weak, and something needed to…

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  • Lincoln Memorial Essay

    It was a breezy, cloudy day, sometime around 1:15 pm on a Monday afternoon, with a slight chance of rain, and a lot of people present. Sitting there was President Abraham Lincoln, white faced covered in marble, facing the Washington Monument, another great historical location, about 1.5 miles apart from each other. Also surrounded by a lot of historical memorials like: The Korean War Veterans Memorial, and The Vietnam Veteran Memorial. Standing tall the Lincoln Memorial is surrounded by large…

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