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The State Of Georgia 's Coast

- The state of Georgia was founded in 1733. The coast along the Altamaha River was not much more than just a tidal swamp and mud. The early Spanish settlers named this section of marshland Guale Territory. There was not much incentive to develop the coastal marsh lands because the original Georgia grant limited each family with 50 acres and prohibited the use of slave workers. Therefore, large plantations found in South Carolina and Virginia were not available to the Georgia Colony. Hofwyl-Broadfield is relatively new, historically speaking, because of Georgia’s long history....   [tags: Slavery, American Civil War, Georgia, Plantation]

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Russia 's Invasion Of Georgia

- Russia’s invasion of Georgia in the Russo-Georgian War brought serious changes in the relationship between Russia and the West. Russia was displeased when NATO tried to expand their presence in Eastern Europe by offering Georgia NATO membership. The war allowed Russia to punish Georgia from trying to free themselves from Russia’s influence. In addition, it showed other states in the region, (particularly Ukraine) what would happen should they try to establish a Western oriented government. Russia’s policy toward Georgia also indicated to the West that they would pursue bolder foreign policies and would not be intimidated or fazed by NATO’s expansion....   [tags: Russia, Soviet Union, Georgia, Cold War]

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About Georgia

- Georgia was admitted as a state in 1788 and was one of the Confederate States of America. It was once primarily a farm state, producing large amounts of cotton, but has since become a major manufacturing and service industry state. Georgia is named for George II of England. It is bordered by Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida. The population of the state is estimated at about 8,186,453. Caucasian people make up about 71% of Georgia's population, while African-Americans account for about 27%....   [tags: Report Georgia]

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Georgia 's State Of Georgia

- ... With 180 state representatives, 56 state senators, 14 US representatives, 2 US senators, and 16 electoral votes, Georgia has the most elected officials in state and federal Congress behind Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. The Golden Isles of Georgia, a 100 mile long strip of coastline with four islands, has always had its fair share of tourism. Thanks to Georgia’s new booming film industry, other parts of the state are bringing in tourists. Fans of television shows and movies such as The Walking Dead, Forrest Gump, The Vampire Diaries, Hunger Games, and Fried Green Tomatoes are flocking to the areas in Georgia where they were filmed....   [tags: United States Senate, Democratic Party]

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Georgian Farmers Have Been Underestimated

- Agriculture…what does agriculture actually mean. According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, the definition of agriculture is: “the science, art, or practice of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock and in varying degrees the preparation and marketing of the resulting products.” But, the soil cannot cultivate itself, the crops cannot produce themselves, and livestock cannot raise themselves, just as the agricultural products cannot prepare nor market themselves. Who are the people who work under the hot sun and cold rain tirelessly for hours tending to the crops and herds of livestock....   [tags: Agriculture, Georgia, USA, farmers, ]

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Animals in Georgia

- Animals in Georgia Parasitism is a dangerous problem because it causes disease in animals. These diseases in animals can be contagious to human beings; therefore animals harm the ecosystem by spreading bacteria, and pathogens. According to Baucom, and de Roode (2011), tolerance or resistant mechanisms in animals could reduce the growth of parasites. Diseases and bacteria are not only the problems with animals, as human population increase, animals and humans comes in conflict with each other. However, the conditions and climate of Georgia can affect some foreign animals....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Gun Laws In The State of Georgia

- Georgia has many gun laws, which help protect the state and the people in the state. The laws range from having a permit to carry a hand gun, where you cannot carry a handgun, what kind of guns you can carry without having a firearm permit, what age someone can buy a gun. The second amendment gives us the right to bear arms not just in the state of Georgia but it gives us the right everywhere. Georgia also has a law about the possession of people with guns who was involved in a crime, minors with the possession of handguns, and possession of dangerous weapons and the possession of a firearm under the influence in the state....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]

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The Georgia Department Of Education

- Introduction Assessing students’ achievement and learning has become a driving force in the education system. Teachers and schools are being held accountable for students’ performance on these state-mandated assessments throughout the United States at a higher rate, which has become a nation-wide controversy. Should students’ performance on a standardized test determine funding for schools and teachers’ pay. The state of Georgia has developed a new assessment tool known as the Georgia Milestone, which has become a topic of discussion in schools and communities throughout the state of Georgia....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, Assessment]

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The Georgia Technology Plan for 2007-2012

- In 2008, the Georgia Department of Eeducation (GaDOE) developed a plan to expand information/information technology (desktop, wireless technology, handhelds tools, and portable video players). Moreover, this expansion along with Internet access created a new way to access and send information, thus, impacting teaching and learning. Within the past decades globally, a massive shift advocates that today learners demand a new and more challenging academic skill needs to achieve success in a mobilize culture....   [tags: Educational Technology]

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Employment At Will Doctrine Of The State Of Georgia

- ... This protection is not limitless however (Gomez, 2012). John was not protected, under the National Labor Act and in this instance could be terminated from his position. Protest the CEO’S bonus According to the National Labor Relations Act, in this scenarios Ellen had the right to start a blog in protest of the CEO of her company’s bonuses and she also has the right complain about not receiving a pay raise in the last two years. The act states that employees are able to freely talk about work-related topics such as wages and poor working conditions....   [tags: Employment, At-will employment, Mobile phone]

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Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, And The Unconventional Georgia

- In the beginning America was a heaping mess of conflicts, rebellions, religious intolerance, and many other things. How could you expect her to be anything else, with the so called “melting pot” of diversity that was thrust upon her door. Throughout the thirteen colonies many events and political standings helped to shape the country we live in today. However, with all of the diverse opinions and proceedings going on it is hard to pinpoint what was more important than the last. In my opinion, I believe that Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and the unconventional Georgia helped to shape our great country....   [tags: American Revolution, Boston Tea Party]

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Historical Landmarks at the University of Georgia

- Chapel and Bell The Chapel and Bell serve as a unique historical landmark, representing the change of the University’s focus on religion to a now more secular institution. The University originally held ties to the protestant orthodoxy, which made the Chapel and Bell the main daily focus for mandatory church services. It was also used to signal the University’s beginning and end of classes, as well as emergencies. Now, the use of the Chapel and Bell has changed but maintained its traditional importance....   [tags: the chapel and bell, the Bulldogs]

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Culture and Characteristics of Georgia

- ... (Central Intelligence Agency) Natural resources make up about 35.5% of the labor force of Georgia. The natural resources that are harvested includes forests, hydropower, nonferrous metals, manganese, iron ore, copper, citrus fruits, tea, and wine. Agriculture products make up 55.6% of the labor force and includes citrus, grapes, tea, hazelnuts, vegetables and livestock. Major industries makes up 8.9% of the labor force and includes steel, aircraft, machine tools, electrical appliances, mining (manganese and copper), chemicals, wood products, and wine....   [tags: climate, government, business]

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The School At The University Of North Georgia

- A requirement of a few of the education classes offered at the University of North Georgia is to complete 20 hours of “field experience.” In the past, I have fulfilled these requirements in an actual school doing one-on-one “mentoring” with students. For this class, I decided to volunteer at a summer day camp for a few days. I was surprised to see how many connections to education I was able to make throughout the course of that experience. Field Experience: Jefferson Parks and Rec. Department The Jefferson City Parks and Rec....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Jean Piaget, Summer camp]

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Applications Essay to University of Georgia

- When I was young, I thought the world was simple. However, as I matured and became more exposed to the world, my eyes opened to adversity and its effects on people. My naivety faded away as I learned that things do not always work out as planned and that sometimes, life hands you the short end of the stick with no easy solution. I now know that adversity and suffering are an unavoidable aspect of life. Even though I know this, I still cannot understand. Every time, after listening to the problems of my friends, after seeing the homeless on the street, after hearing the suffering of the war-torn and sick on the news, one question continuously comes to mind—Why....   [tags: suffering, education, academics]

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The Ethics Of The Georgia Law Enforcement

- In the past few years there has been people getting pulled over for drinking under the influence. It is really dangerous for anyone to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Anyone who does this could endanger his or her life including others. There are so many people who has lost their lives because people want to make a mistake by driving under the influence not thinking twice about what could happened to them or other people. People don’t know that if they get caught driving for DUI then it stays on their record forever....   [tags: Blood alcohol content, Alcohol]

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Nurse At The Hospital Of Rural Georgia

- ... Callaway called the taxi company and paid for this older lady to return home. Mrs. Callaway is always trying to come up with new information and education for her staff. In her interview, she informed me that she has been an RN for 19 years and she continues to learn something new every shift. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and she enjoys reading their journal and keeping up with the new and innovative practices. She also encourage her nurses to responsibility educate themselves on the new things available....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Nurse education]

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Economic Development in Atlanta Georgia

- Atlanta Georgia is a city filled with innovators, hustlers, and entrepreneur. Atlanta is a vibrant city full of economic opportunities. The city is home to many thriving fortune 500 companies like HD Supply Inc, UPS and Coca-Cola. Also, Atlanta is a hub for development projects like the Atlanta Streetcar project And Centennial Olympic Park….. These projects show a tiny glimpse of the many economic programs in Atlanta and all of them have a positive impact on the progress of the city. In Atlanta, officials come and go with development projects to make the city an amazing place to live, work in, and visit....   [tags: development projects, business, park]

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Is Georgia A Security Officer?

- Though some may believe that just anyone can get a job as security personnel, there are actually quite a few hops that must be jumped through to even be considered. They have to pass certain certifications and complete so many hours of training. It is not a job that just anyone can do. This paper is going to cover the different requirements to be certified as a security officer in Georgia, the legal requirements they must follow, and what powers they have when it comes to arrest and use of force....   [tags: Police, Security, Security guard, Felony]

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The History of Richmond Hill, Georgia

- Throughout the history of Richmond Hill, the city has experienced everything from failure to success and tragedies to victories. Today, Richmond Hill is a peaceful suburb located in southern Bryan County. Positioned within a 30-minute radius of Savannah, Richmond Hill offers a wonderful convenience to the nearby metropolitan city. This coastal town is home to more than 10,000 people. Richmond Hill’s community has an excellent reputation with great schools and education opportunities and a low crime rate....   [tags: american history]

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A Congressional District Of Georgia

- As a congressman in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District I will work diligently to fight for the better of our citizens in both my home district and in Washington. Our citizens have lost trust in the government because politicians are working from their own personal agenda, but my agenda will be filled with the issues that this district deem important. Increasing economic growth by bringing jobs to our district, upholding the second amendment by fighting for the citizens constitutional right to keep and bear arms, and increasing border security and convicting anyone who violates our country’s laws by coming into the country illegally are specific issues that this district deem important, a...   [tags: United States, Gun politics in the United States]

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Experiences With Georgia Athletic Hospitality

- ... I felt that those qualities should be required if you wanted to work for GAH. The last weakness is one that any sports organization faces. That is the ups and downs of the economy. Premium tickets are a luxury expense and if people’s incomes dip then you can expect they wont be purchasing expensive seating. The opportunities for GAH include the future expansion of premium seating. The arms race between college football programs has caused a large growth in the expansion of stadium seating throughout the country....   [tags: personal accounts and reflections]

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Raising The Georgia Minimum Wage

- I Josette DiBlasio, am now the Governor of Georgia and am faced with decisions regarding raising or not to raising the Georgia Minimum Wage to $10.10 an hour. The Federal Fair Labor Act has a great deal of pros and cons before I can decide to sign the Georgia Minimum Wage bill. Keeping in mind these arguments will be kept rationale and objective. The favoring arguments are decreasing the demand of public services, lifting the poverty line, higher worker productivity, and the fact that all workers paid minimum wage aren’t just teenagers....   [tags: Wage, Minimum wage, Poverty, Employment]

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Case Of Furman V. Georgia

- Beginning the well-known case of Furman v. Georgia, it all started on August 11, 1967 when 26 year old William Henry Furman entered the residence of 29 year old William Joseph Micke during the middle of the night in attempt to rob any valuables from the home. Micke, awakened by the commotion, proceeded to his kitchen find Furman inside his home stealing his belongings. Before Furman could react, Micke confronted Furman but was stopped in his own tracks when he noticed the hand gun he had in his person....   [tags: Chief Justice of the United States]

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Lutheran Services of Georgia

- Summary Introduction The agency, Lutheran Services of Georgia located in Savannah, GA is a private, non-profit agency which is a regional office for the main Lutheran Services of Georgia organization. The agency is focused primarily on providing services to families and children in the Savannah and surrounding area by placing neglected or abused children into loving homes, shelter and employment services to refugees, companion homes for individuals with developmental disabilities, and twenty other programs to help people in need (Lutheran Services of Georgia)....   [tags: analysis of non-profit agency]

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South Ossetia Georgia War

- Introduction In an age where most of the world is reliant on the Internet, certain groups feel that the new battlefield of the 21st century is not outer space, but cyberspace. Although “cyberwar” is an overused term, it seems that it is becoming a reality. This paper will cover details of the South Ossetia War between Russia and Georgia in 2008. The research will provide a background of the cyber-attack as a precursor to a physical invasion of Russia into Georgia. The paper will review the groups identified in the attacks and provide examination of the speculation of other perpetrators in the attack....   [tags: cyber-attack, russia, georgean websites]

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Furman v. Georgia Case

- In Furman V. Georgia, 408 U.S. 238, 92 S. Ct. 2726, 33 L. Ed.2d. 346, (1972) the issue brought before the Supreme Court was, “Did the death penalty, as it was administered at the time violate the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.” The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case, and certiorari was granted but limited to the following question. “Does the imposition and carrying out of the death penalty in these three cases constitute cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments?” Furman, a black, 26 year old, confessed that he did not know that he had shot or killed the homeowner; all he was trying to do was escape from the house he had set out to burglar...   [tags: U.S. Supreme Court, Amendments]

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Georgia State Court System

- Court systems between states can vary significantly while maintaining the same general functions. Georgia state court structure is set up to handle a large number of proceedings. To understand how the system is able to accommodate the numerous counties and the growing population we must consider the types of courts that are in place, the process of putting judges into place, and how the jury is chosen to facilitate the courts. Civil courts handle jury trials in civil matters. There is a jurisdictional limit of $25,000 placed on civil courts....   [tags: Justice System]

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Gerontology Agencies within Georgia

- Section I. Food Insecurity Aging Society: The United States is experiencing social issues related to food insecurity and hunger. Current research states that older adults are especially vulnerable to food insecurity. In a study published in the Journal of Urban Health states, “Among the 14.6% of American households experiencing food insecurity, approximately 2 million are occupied by older adults” (Chung, Gallo, Giunta, Canavan, Parikh, & Fahs, 2011, p. 1). Since the year 2011 the Athens Community Council on Aging reports, “Almost 9 million older adults in the United States are at risk for hunger, and Georgia is 8th in state rankings for older adult risk of hunger” (2014, p....   [tags: field of aging services]

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How Does Georgia’s Weather Pattern Affect Georgia as a Whole?

- Natural disasters have been around since the beginning of time, making a massive impact in Georgia’s weather patterns. This makes both a positive and negative influence in Georgia climate, making it as unpredictable as an unmonitored baby. Georgia’s average customary temperature is about 63 degrees Fahrenheit daily during the summertime. It then drops down to only about 47 degrees during the majority of the winter. Even though Georgia has a semi-tropical weather, it has extreme droughts that also happen at random moments....   [tags: disasters, climate, warming, pollution]

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The History of Death Penalty in The State of Georgia

- Introduction: Georgia is one of the thirty – five states that allow the death penalty. Since 1735 Georgia continues the death penalty. The most famous trails of the death penalty have originated in Georgia. Today in more modern times we have changed our methods tremendously. I will elaborate more about the death penalty in Georgia and a famous inmate and their background information. Topic I. Georgia Institutions and practices of the death penalty. A. History of the death penalty in Georgia....   [tags: capital punishment, supreme court]

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Georgia Perfromance Standards

- Physical Education is integral to the comprehensive education of every child. Quality programs meet a student’s developmental needs and improve physical fitness and academic performance. Georgia’s Performance Standards for Physical Education are based on the National Physical Education Standards developed by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). These standards reflect skills a physically educated student should know. The standards do not define a specific curriculum but provide guidance for a sequential, developmentally appropriate curriculum (Physical Education Standards)....   [tags: physical education, NASPE, physical activity]

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The State of Georgia: The Empire State of the South

- ... William Schley and by 1840 the state could boast fourteen cotton factories containing at least 16,635 spindles and involving a capitalization of more than $500,000. Georgia's textile industry seemed capable of endless expansion, with large profits for all who invested. In 1844 the Athens Manufacturing Company declared a 24 percent dividend on its stock, and Henry Merrell, the factory manager at the newly constructed Curtwright Factory in Greene County, expected to make similar profits for the foreseeable future....   [tags: textile production, cotton, industrialists]

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Georgia's Dependent on Newly-Acquired Sovereignty

- Georgia In international and regional politics related to globalization, small states are still precariously dependent on their newly acquired sovereignty, territorial unity and autonomy in policymaking. The geographic location of the South Caucasus states is an important factor in its relations with great powers and other international actors. Proximity to the world's powers has always entailed vulnerability to pressure from these larger neighbours, while control over strategic routes and resources has enhanced the strategic position of these small states....   [tags: blockade, war, borders]

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Why Gay Marriage Is Wrong for Georgia

- Georgia and the southern United States of America has historically has always supported a Christian society. Many people in Georgia today, still believe in a Christian society to where people follow god’s word of the bible and will furthermore try to emulate as much of this lifestyle as possible. However, going by these belief systems and knowing that Georgia is predominantly a Christian state, gay marriage simply does not fit into our southern lifestyle here in Georgia. Georgians should not support gay marriage in this state because it violates the natural laws of the universe, it violates the word of god and his teachings in the bible, and it robs the children the opportunity to actually h...   [tags: history and Christian beliefs]

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Counseling and The Georgia Addiction Counselors Association is

- The state certification credentialing board in Georgia for addiction counselors is The Georgia Addictions Counselors Associations (GACA) located in Smyrna, Georgia. This board was established in 1980. The GACA issues two credentials for addiction counselors and one credential for clinical supervisors. The mission of the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association is to increase awareness of drug dependence and abuse as a major social problem in society the expand of treatment centers made it a necessity to create a system that assures citizens of Georgia that addiction counselors has met an acceptable standard of professional competency....   [tags: Drugs, Certification, Volunteer]

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The Removal Policy During The State Of Georgia

- ... He argued that the Native Americans’ survival depended on separation from whites. In his letter, To the Cherokee Tribe of Indians East of the Mississippi, Jackson stated “Listen to me, therefore, while I tell you that you cannot remain where you now are… You have but one remedy within your reach. And that is, to remove to the West and join your countrymen” (Jackson, 1835). This document worsens the more it reaches to the end. The Cherokees felt betrayed and hurt. The most hurt were the Cherokees who fought under and alongside Jackson’s army in past wars, such as the War of 1812....   [tags: Cherokee, Native Americans in the United States]

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Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina And Texas

- ... These were the reason Georgia gave for wanting to secede. Mississippi gives similar reasons as Georgia for wanting to secede from the Union. The first this Mississippi disagrees with is that the South is kept from half the land that is acquired from France, not only kept from it but also refusing to allow new slave states. The North didn’t want expansion of slavery, but the State of Mississippi thought differently of slavery. In the article is says, “Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery -- the greatest material interest of the world.” This goes back to why Georgia supported slavery, it is the main reason Mississippi wants to secede, the fact the North w...   [tags: American Civil War, Southern United States]

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The Whistleblower of the State of Georgia Medicaid Program

- Many use the term whistleblower as a way to label employees who externally report misconduct or abuse of authority. Whistleblowers do it because they don’t believe their company will manage the matter properly or because they are enraged or unsatisfied after their struggle to report unethical behaviors or abuse of authority is deemed ineffective (ERC, 2012). They’re eventually torn between loyalty to their employer and their moral responsibility to the law. Description: The case of chief financial officer Ralph Williams, who soon after his employment for Health Management Associates, uncovered a scheme to defraud The State of Georgia Medicaid Program....   [tags: authority, misconduct, behavior, ]

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Executive Summary: The City of Atlantla, Georgia

- Executive Summary Atlanta, the most populous city and capital of the state of Georgia is also known for being the ninth largest metropolitan area in the country. The City has faced some extreme economic challenges over the past several years, but it is now successfully entering its comeback stages. The City’s restoration is due in part to its conservative budgeting practices and procedures and its commitment to restore the financial sanctity back to the City. Thanks to the vision and leadership of the current Mayor Kasim Reed, the City has been able to pass resourceful, balanced budgets and establish a sizeable cash reserve that has helped to create a manageable debt burden with limited fut...   [tags: challenges, budgets, internal control]

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Mandatory Attendance at the University of West Georgia

- ... Although many teachers take roll, they should not be able to decide to drop the student. I personally know many people who will study the book because the professor is hard to understand. If they learn the same material, come on test days, and do well on the test, then why should they fail for attendance. They are learning the same material and learning in a way they can understand. Attendance should not be a universities main focus point. Although some students may be out of class studying, many probably are doing the opposite....   [tags: government putting attendance policy]

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Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Georgia

- Introduction Policymakers the nation over are currently looking for answers for check nursery gas emanations and to help us adjust to the looming effects activate by past outflows. The level headed discussion to date has principally concentrated on the apparent expenses of elective results, yet their can likewise be critical expenses of inaction. Environmental change will influence our water, vitality, transportation, and open health frameworks, and state economies as environmental change affect an extensive variety of critical investment divisions from agribusiness to assembling to tourism....   [tags: Climate Change Essays]

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County State Of Georgia And The United States

- ... Some would say, “You weren’t scared when you saw him coming, but you could feel the power.”(2) This power was evident in the society, and many people admired him for it. Poppell certainly knew what was best for his county and how to keep it running efficiently. Furthermore, Poppell kept the peace among white and black communities, he “cared less about the colors black and white than he did about the color green” (14) and employed black deputies. 2) Thurnell Alston was born in McIntosh County in May 1937....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, United Kingdom]

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Working And Studying At Georgia State University

- Working and studying at Georgia State University, Perimeter College has changed my outlook for the better in so many aspects. When I started college, late and halfway through the semester, my views on life and school were mediocre at best. It seemed, at the time, the only logical explanation was because I was dissatisfied and desperately discontent with my life. Under these circumstances, I entered Student Life. From then, it was like there was no other place I could have ever belonged. November 21, 2015 was the first day I started my involvement as a student worker....   [tags: High school, College, Leadership, School]

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Georgia Law Regarding The Death Penalty

- Georgia Law regarding the death penalty is quite clear, Georgia haves employed capital punishment since the early colonial times in as early as 1735. Such crimes that the death penalty would have been acknowledge for the death penalty are: murder, robbery, rape, horse stealing and aiding a runaway slave.The Death Penalty and its origins go as far back as the Ancient Laws of China, the death penalty traces back to the 16th century B.C. Briefly notifying a key role player into the establishment of the death penalty, King Hammurabi of Babylon codified the death penalty and put his code into action for a series of twenty-five different crimes....   [tags: Capital punishment, Murder, Crime]

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Georgia and albert

- The gallery, as most are, was sparsely furnished with only a few benches. It was dominated by three huge paintings and peppered with many smaller works. In front of one, stood two sorority girls who were in heated debate. Rodney, seeing an opening to impress them, sauntered over to look at the painting and await the question he knew would come. He was right. One of the girls turned and asked "Can you tell if this is a man's or a woman's painting?" Not the question he'd expected. "Well," He said earnestly, examining the huge canvas with its large bold strokes of deep blue on a background of fantastic yellow patches....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Evolution of Democracy in Georgia

- The Georgian people made its choice on 26 May 1918, when it voted for democracy and pluralism in the conditions of a free Georgia. 26 May was destroyed by Bolshevik bayonets, but the idea of freedom and democracy remain undefeated in the Georgian - Statement of the National Democratic Party, 1988.1 In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Caucasian country of Georgia (map below) was among the vanguard of forces seeking the dissolution of the Soviet Union. It was the only republic to join the Baltic in flatly refusing to even consider signing Gorbachev's new Union treaty in 1990.2 Agitation for Georgian independence led to a series of bloody clashes with the authorities that only served to fu...   [tags: European Europe History]

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The Role of Religion in Shaping Georgia's Political Culture

- Religious tests have shaped the political culture in Georgia from establishment to post- Independence. Since the establishment of Georgia as one of the thirteen colonies of America to the era post-Independence, Religion has played a large role in shaping Georgia’s political culture. In Colonial Georgia there were many religious tests that were enforced that affected the political atmosphere and structure. These traditions carried through the time period post-independence regardless of federal statutes....   [tags: Political Science]

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MDR Tuberculosis in Georgia: Problem in Prevention and Control

- In response to your request, I am providing recommendations concerning MDR-TB prevention and control in Georgia. The problem of MDR-TB increased in the past decade despite relative success in TB prevention, early detection and introduction of new treatment methods. The document will pinpoint the main reasons behind rise in MDR-TB cases, and provide situation analysis based on existing statistical data and research. It will also give recommendations on necessary measures to decrease MDR-TB cases in Georgia and avoid public health risks and financial burden related to MDR-TB treatment and spreading infection in society....   [tags: Tuberculosis, Health, Risks, Factors]

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- The state of Georgia has a total area of 152,750 sq km (58,977 sq mi), including 2618 sq km (1011 sq mi) of inland water and 122 sq km (47 sq mi) of coastal waters over which the state has jurisdiction. The state is the 24th largest in the country and has the largest land area of any state east of the Mississippi River. Georgia has a top range north to south of 515 km (320 mi) and east to west of 441 km (274 mi). The mean elevation is about 180 m (about 600 ft). Georgia occupies parts of six natural regions, or physiographic provinces....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Why Gay Marriage Should be Banned in Georgia

- Georgia has always been a state where family values and community issues are important in our society. Many people that live in the southern United States have always been historically for conservative and or republican based values, this typically involves as christan background and faith which therefore the people of Georgia would not support because most people are Christians. Also there is a code of natural law that must be taken into consideration with regards to legalizing gay marriage in Georgia....   [tags: god, family, christianity]

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Posthumous Letter to Georgia O'Keefe

- Documented Aesthetic Argument Essay I Know You Were Misunderstood: A Posthumous Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe Dear Ms. O’Keeffe, May I call you Georgia. I feel as if I know you and so it seems too formal to address you as miss, but I guess neither of these choices matters because you are dead, unfortunately. Despite that minor detail, I had to address you to let you know…I know. I recently spent some time with your painting, Red Canna, and to echo one of your critics, “The huge blossoms demand respect and admiration, and they captivate viewers, forcing those who stand close enough to feel their presence” (Richter)....   [tags: Okeefe Aesthetic Argument Essay]

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The Budget for Public Schools in Georgia Should be Increased

- School funding for public schools has collectively been cut by $7.6 billion since 2002, forcing schools districts in Georgia to a tipping point. The 2001 recession had a major effect on Georgia’s fiscal condition, which consequently had a major effect on the financing of K-12 education in Georgia. School budgets are used to describe a district’s plan for the upcoming year as pertaining to anticipated revenues and expenditures. Each district’s budget heavily relies on the amount of money they receive from the state’s general fund and since that number has significantly dropped in recent years schools are not able to provide the best education for our students....   [tags: policy, 2001 recession]

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James C. Cobb 's Georgia Odyssey

- In James C. Cobb 's book Georgia Odyssey, the identity of freedom has had a constantly changing face from the settlement of Georgia to the present day. During these turbulent times, Georgians had many obstacles to overcome throughout history. They strived to achieve equality, and their own face and voice in their communities. These changes began during the 1800s when slavery was at its peak and continued to move through time when it eventually climaxed in the late 1900s when racism was at the melting point....   [tags: Black people, Slavery, White people]

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Control Water Borne Vectors in Georgia and the World

- Water Borne Vectors in Georgia: the Diseases They Cause and Methods of their Control Water borne vectors are insects that live and breed in water, which contains diseases caused by things like bacteria and chemicals. These insects then spread these diseases to other animals. The most deadly vector borne disease to humans is Malaria, which is responsible for an estimated 2000 deaths per day, most of which are African children under the age of five (World, 2002) (Sachs, 2002). Malaria is contracted from a bite by a water borne vector, specifically the mosquito....   [tags: mosquitos, insects, disease]

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Furman v. Georgia: The Death Penalty Case

- Death penalty, or also known as capital punishment, today is still used. Many oppose many support it. In the case Furman v. Georgia, the death penalty was abolished. But not fully, because it is still used today. In 1991 more than 2,600 people awaited execution but only fourteen were executed. Capital punishment should be legal, and should be used more often. In the case Furman v. Georgia, Furman committed crimes, not because he wanted to, but because he had to. “William Henry Furman, a twenty-six-year-old black man with a sixth grade education, was not what most people called a “bad” man,” (Herda 7)....   [tags: Capital Punishment Essays]

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Managing Social Security and Common Welfare in Georgia

- 1. Introduction 1.1. Overview of the topic. The current step of civilisation and how the world is arranged in 21st century, is somehow a new step in evolution of the world, of cultures and countries. What was the sign o the free will of the rulers and governments in the ancient times, is now obligatory for state and is the right for citizens. Social protection at least theoretically, should be provided or manage and ensured by state officials. But the issue of how it can be done and organised, is not at all simple or universal for every situation....   [tags: social ristk management]

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Should Georgia Perimeter Merge with DeKalb Technical College?

- College can be define as an institution of higher learning, especially one providing a general or liberal arts education rather than technical or professional training. (Dictionary.com) College today has vastly adapted to modern technology and modern society. Many colleges have been reconstructed for a targeted type of student. Universities are design for the student seeking to further their education within a scholarly environment. Two year colleges are design for the student seeking higher education with the options to seek vocational training or academic degree....   [tags: Higher Education ]

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Analysis Of Lil Wayne 's ' Georgia Bush '

- ... Scientists can usually predict a hurricane 's path 3-5 days in advance. Why didn’t President Bush warn the citizens of New Orleans about the disaster that was heading in their direction. Hurricane Katrina was the fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the costliest natural disaster, and the deadliest hurricane in the history of the United States. The final death toll was at 1,833, primarily from Louisiana (1,577) and Mississippi (266). More than half of these victims were senior citizens....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Bill Clinton]

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Analysis Of Lil Wayne 's ' Georgia Bush '

- ... However, President Bush did warn the citizens of New Orleans about the disaster that was heading in their direction. Hurricane Katrina was the fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, also a costliest natural disaster, and the deadliest hurricane in the history of the United States. The overall death toll was at 1,833, primarily from Louisiana (1,577) and Mississippi (266). More than half of these victims were senior citizens. Millions of citizens were left homeless along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Bill Clinton]

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Georgia O'Keeffe and Willa Cather's Use of Symbolism and Imagery

- There were many of artists and writers, who demonstrated symbolism and imagery within their work of art, set in nineteenth century New Mexico. Willa Cather and Georgia O’Keeffe were best known as an author and an artist in the nineteenth century. Willa Cather had a long memorable career writing novels, short stories, poems, and essay, and contributing to any newspapers, editor, and journals as writer. She travels at length to gather material for her narrative and characters, and was recognizable with and respect by many other popular writers in the nineteenth century....   [tags: Art]

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Analysis Of Lil Wayne 's ' Georgia Bush '

- ... Scientists can usually predict a hurricane 's path 3-5 days in advance. However President Bush did warn the citizens of New Orleans about the disaster that was heading in their direction. Did you know, “Hurricane Katrina was the fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, also a costliest natural disaster, and the deadliest hurricane in the history of the United States. The overall death toll was at 1,833, primarily from Louisiana (1,577) and Mississippi (266)”. More than half of these victims were senior citizens....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Bill Clinton]

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Analysis Of Lil Wayne 's ' Georgia Bush '

- People express their feelings in many different ways. Singer and rappers express their feeling through song, poets express their feelings through there poetry, and artist express their feelings through their art. Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is a 33 year old American hip hop recording artist from New Orleans, Louisiana. Lil Wayne produce a political controversial rap song entitled “Georgia Bush” to criticize the way president George bush handled hurricane Katrina, the war in Iraq, and the way he was governing the country....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Bill Clinton]

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Implementing Sustainability Practices in Javakheti-Highlands of Georgia

- With the political transformation in the former Soviet republics of Minor and Central Asia, a fundamental socio-economic reorganisation took place. Within this process ecological and economic claims often stand in contradiction to each other. As the access to natural resources as well as strategies of securing livelihood have changed and receive new significance and awareness, new challenges for the local ecosystems and their biodiversity arise. In particular, in the high mountains areas of the crisis-ridden Caucasus region the degradation and transformation of sensitive alpine steppe ecosystems is proceeding rapidly, mainly due to unregulated pasturing (Williams et al., 2011) and climate ch...   [tags: environment, biodiversity, anthropology]

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National Guard Recruiting And Retention Battalion For The State Of Georgia

- Section 1: Introduction. The organization I have selected for my proposal is the Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion for the state of Georgia. This is an organization that I am very familiar with; I worked for them for six years as a recruiter and understand the need for a recycling program within that organization. Section 2: Key Points. The organization I have chosen is the Recruiting and Retention battalion of the Army National Guard for the state of Georgia. The primary mission of that organization is to determine applicant enlistment eligibility, counsels applicants on enlistment programs and options, prepares enlistment applications and processes qualified applicants...   [tags: United States Army]

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Georgia 's Most Notable Theme Park

- “Around came August” Every year since I was a freshman in high school my family would all pack into our car and head to Six Flags for my father’s job. This was usually one day I could count on for unexpected entertainment. Each year was a new experience in the making because one year it may be sunny or one year it may rain, but HEY. Its Georgia weather what can you do about it. Now let me take you back to my 10th grade year of high school, Its August, so the school year has barely set in. Yet my mind was already racing....   [tags: Amusement park, Roller coaster]

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Campus Safety And Security : A Case Study At The University Of Georgia

- Accord to Brian N. Williams of The co-production of campus safety and security: a case study at the University of Georgia said: “Campus safety and security is a noteworthy issue and an area of increasing concern facing educational institutions in the United States.” Before I came to America, I saw a lot of news about the US school shootings which were so terrible, but still I think it won’t be happen on me. The shooting things are really far away from me until few days before. There had a shooting threat announcement post on Internet said ASU would be his shooting target few days ago....   [tags: Security, Computer security, Physical security]

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The Funeral Of Karina Is From Georgia And Is African American

- ... When Ajeet’s wife died her body was taken to be bathed and redressed in new clothes to be cremated in. The cremation was done before the next sunrise, in Ajeet religion this act is seen as a way to make sure that the soul transitions into the next world. Ajeet and his family for ten days conduct rituals, and on the eleventh day Ajeet’s wife leaves earth. Ajeet then scattered his wife’s ashes into a river with flowers. Some European Americans that are in the Christian faith may also cremate a deceased loved one like Ajeet did, they may also spread the ashes in a place that has significance to the deceased....   [tags: Marriage, Sociology, Family, Longitudinal study]

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Georgia Power Company 's Plant Management

- Georgia Power Company’s Plant Hammond had a old-school mindset about leadership. Their idea of leadership consisted of making key decisions with only the top management involved. They felt like they were good company and had the whole idea of leadership and management figured out. One or two personnel decided every important decision and not much thought was given on how it affected the other departments. According to Evans while the business had a decent rate of return and operated somewhat smoothly, in the early 1990s a watershed development occurred which moved the company towards deregulation (Evans 2011, p....   [tags: Management, Decision making, Thought, Cognition]

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The Georgia Flag issue

- When we look at our flag, we, as Georgians, see a reflection or ourselves; we hold our beliefs, our heritage, our ancestor's struggles, and our memories in our flag. In the former Georgia flag, one cannot see these things. I believe the former Georgia flag was justly removed because it was a symbol of racism and bigotry, it was the result of an act of defiance, and because the state has history other than that of its Confederate participation. The former Georgia flag was a symbol of racism and bigotry....   [tags: Current Events]

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Gregg v. Georgia 1976

- Gregg v. Georgia 1976 Introduction/Background: A Jury found Troy Gregg guilty of committing an armed robbery and murder. In accordance with Georgia law, the trial was in two stages, a guilt stage, and a sentencing stage. At the guilt stage of Georgia's bifurcated procedure, the jury found the petitioner guilty of two accounts armed robbery and murder. At the penalty stage, the judge instructed the jury that it could recommend either a death sentence or a life prison sentence on each count and the jury returned the verdict of death....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Georgia O’Keeffe

- Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most famous and controversial painters known to America. According to art critic Lisa Mintz Messinger, “She [Georgia O’Keeffe] left behind a rich legacy of American images that were tied to the land. These images and her own pioneering spirit, established an illustrious reputation in America very early on in her career” (Messinger 17). O’Keeffe is best known for her large paintings of flowers, the New York skyline and scenes from New Mexico. Ever since Georgia O’Keeffe began showing her work in 1916, critics have had different opinions on what her paintings represented....   [tags: Historiography]

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The Shaping of the New South

- Traditional opinion insinuates the growth of the Republican Party in the South can be blamed on the policies of the National Democratic Party. This belief is a widely accepted and remains popular within society. The Democratic Party’s isolation of white voters by passing far-reaching civil rights legislation in 1964 and 1965 led to the “white backlash” against the civil rights movement. In Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South, Tim S. R. Boyd challenges the established “white backlash” theory that the decline of democratic power in the South was mostly based on racist perspectives....   [tags: political analysis of Georgia]

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Individual Field Research: Rural, Suburban, and Urban Educational Systems

- The rural poverty topic that my group chose to address is a comparison between public education systems located in urban, suburban, and rural counties within the state of Georgia. The counties selected to research are Fulton, Cobb, and Clarke. The purpose of the project is to determine how location, demographics, and legislation affect individual educational resources, experiences, and outcomes for children of low income families. Education is a topic in which there are so many contributing factors and variables that narrowing the field of research is difficult....   [tags: education, minorities, georgia]

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Toxic Chemical Vapor Cloud Release in 2004

- Accident: Toxic Chemical Vapor Cloud Release Major Damage: 154 Treated, 5 Hospitalized for Toxic Chemical Exposure Date: April 12, 2004 Location: Dalton, Georgia EVENTS Major Accident Scenario: On April 12, 2004, at approximately 9:30 PM, a reactor at MFG Chemical’s Callhan Road facility in Dalton, Georgia; experienced a runaway reaction during the first production synthesis of triallyl cyanurate (TAC). The highly exothermic reaction over pressured a 4000 gallon reactor, causing the manway to fail and burst open, in addition, the emergency rupture disc was activated....   [tags: Georgia, Pollution, Accident]

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Georgia OKeeffe1

- Georgia OKeeffe1 Georgia O’Keeffe was an artist of world renown but a person of mysterious character. She lived a unique life which was not accepted as moral by most people. She surrounded herself with artistic, creative minds and carefully selected her friends and confidants. Events in her youth influenced her actions and artwork for almost 100 years. O’Keeffe moved about the country, a lover of travel who never was satiated. She came from an eccentric family with mixed ethnic heritage, and the women around her were strong and self- confident....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Georgia O'Keeffe

- Georgia O'Keeffe "The meaning of a word - to me - is not as exact as the meaning of a color. Colors and shapes make a more definite statement than words. I write this because such odd things have been done about me with words. I have often been told what to paint. I am often amazed at the spoken and written word telling me what I have painted. I make this effort because no one else can know how my paintings happen. Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest." Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe is one of the most influential artists there is today....   [tags: Biography Art Artisits]

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Georgia Okeefe

- Georgia Okeefe Georgia O'Keeffe Born in 1887 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, studied at the Art Institute of Chicago during 1905 and the Art Students League in New York City from 1907-1908. She worked briefly as a commercial artist in Chicago, and in 1912 she became interested in the principles of Oriental design. After working as a public school art supervisor in Amarillo, Texas from 1912-1914 she attended art classes conducted by Arthur Wesley Dow at Columbia University. She instituted Dow's system of art education, based on recurring themes in Oriental art in her teacher-training courses at West Texas State Normal College, where she served as department head from 1916-1918....   [tags: essays papers]

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Worchester v. Georgia

- Worchester v. Georgia The case Worcester v. Georgia (1832) was a basis for the discussion of the issue of states' rights versus the federal government as played out in the administration of President Andrew Jackson and its battle with the Supreme Court. In addition to the constitutional issues involved, the momentum of the westward movement and popular support for Indian resettlement pitted white man against Indian. All of these factors came together in the Worcester case, which alarmed the independence of the Cherokee Nation, but which was not enforced....   [tags: Papers]

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The State of Georgia vs. Evolutionary Biology

- The State of Georgia vs. Evolutionary Biology Douglas J. Futuyma, in Evolutionary Biology defined evolution as, "...change in the properties of populations of organisms that transcend the lifetime of a single individual. The ontogeny of an individual is not considered evolution; individual organisms do not evolve. The changes in populations that are considered evolutionary are those that are inheritable via the genetic material from one generation to the next." (1) Like most of the population, I've never picked up a copy of Evolutionary Biology and have only recently thought about the most correct definition of the term....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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