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A Phoney in The Fifty Dollar Bill

- A Phoney in The Fifty Dollar Bill       In "The Fifty Dollar Bill" written by Donald Hall, the narrator of the story seems to be an honest man, but is he really. I believe for the most part he is very honest—except for when he did not want to be drafted so he bribed his congressman. He had several reasons for wanting to be exempt from the draft. He was always honest, until he realized he had something important that could be lost. The very beginning of the story starts with the narrator talking to us (the readers) about how honest he is....   [tags: The Fifty Dollar Bill]

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The Not-So-Honest Man in The Fifty-Dollar Bill

- The Not-So-Honest Man in The Fifty-Dollar Bill        The main character in Donald Hall’s "The Fifty-Dollar Bill" has spent most of his life trying to live up to his honest reputation. When he is accused of trying to bribe a person at the Judge Advocate General’s office, he tries to convince himself and everyone else that it was just an "unfortunate coincidence" (Hall 958). However, the evidence shows that it was more than just a coincidence and that his actions were intentional. The narrator goes out of his way to prove to us that he is a honest man....   [tags: Fifty-Dollar Bill Essays]

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The Queen On The Twenty Dollar Bill Despite Europe And The United Kingdom

- Have you ever pondered why Canada has the Queen on the twenty dollar bill despite Europe and the United Kingdom being a whole ocean away. Canada is often said to be a peaceful country, but have you heard about our war with America. In the novel Barometer Rising, Hugh MacLennan describes Canada 's place in the world. Although Canada is commonly grouped with the United States, Barometer Rising proves with its strong themes of nationalism, that Canada’s role in the world is to be a strong nation, independent of the United States and well linked to Europe....   [tags: Canada, British Empire, United Kingdom]

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Fully Incorporating Mexico as the Fifty-First State of the Union

- I have found that media outlets often separate the problem of illegal immigrants coming undocumented into our country to work from rampant drug cartels racing across our southern border, when in fact the two should be lumped together and the problem should be titled: Mexico. Our unruly neighbor Mexico has been given every opportunity to clean up its lawlessness and has failed to do so, if anything the Mexican government is aiding and abetting their citizens in their illegal journey across our border, and not taking their drug problem seriously....   [tags: Government]

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The Bill Of Rights And The Amendment

- ... Wainwright. In Gideon v. Wainwright, the Warren Court nationalized the Sixth Amendment right to counsel through the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. This 1963 case involved Clarence Earl Gideon, an indigenous electrician, who was arrested and charged with a felony for breaking into a pool hall in Panama City, Florida. Gideon was accused of stealing a wine worth of one-hundred dollar along with money from the hall’s vending machines. Too poor to hire a lawyer at trial, Gideon requested that an attorney be appointed to represent him....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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The History of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

- The History of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation When most people hear about Bill Gates the first thing that comes to mind is the obscene amount of money he has made through out his career. Owning many different foundations, the most common foundation known to most college students is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that provide many different scholarships. However, this foundation also does various things to give back to communities and aiding suffering countries. Within this foundation there are also various branches such as the United States Program, The Global Development Program and the Global health program that have grown over time making the Gates a commonly used household n...   [tags: giving back to communities, scholarships]

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Donald Trump Has An Outrageous Bill

- ... That is not including the cost of actually building the wall, it includes tripling the size of the ICE and Untied States Customs and Border Patrol agency. This plan calls for money that the United States just doesn’t have right now and won’t in the near future. Donald Trump told CNN that the wall would cost eight billion and that Mexico would pay for it and that it would be under budget and completed ahead of schedule. The Security Fence Act of 2006 cost around two billion, the cost of the wall will not be six billion it will be much more....   [tags: United States, Mexico, Felipe Calderón]

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The Price Of The Us Dollar

- The US dollar is the safest and most recognizable currency in the world. It is not based on anything other than the full faith and credit of the US government. Because the US is viewed as one of the most stable countries in the world this full faith and credit means that the currency is among the most used in the world as well. Many business exchanges done around the globe use the US dollar is the medium of exchange. Because of its widespread use and ability to be recognized the US dollar is the most influential currency in the world....   [tags: Currency, United States dollar, Dollar]

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Dollar Bill

- Dollar Bill Dollar, the name of various coins and paper money formerly or currently in use in parts of Europe, Africa, Asia, and the western hemisphere. It is the standard value, or unit of account, in the monetary systems of Canada and the United States. The word dollar comes from the old German Daler or Taler, an abbreviation of joachimsthaler, the name of a silver coin, imprinted with an effigy of St. Joachim, which was first struck (1519) in what is now Germany. Later, a large milled-edged silver coin called peso duro (hard dollar as it is known in English) was minted in Spain and widely used in the Spanish and English colonies of the New World. After the American Revolution, t...   [tags: Papers]

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Bill Gates - The Billion-Dollar Man

- Bill Gates - The Billion-Dollar Man Bill Gates is a very smart and intelligent man in the world today. He has helped in the computer business and is without a doubt in my mind, the most compelling male in the computer industry. Bill Gates serves as chairman and chief software architect of the Microsoft Corporation, the chief computer software company in the United States. He is also the wealthiest person in the world (Shelly, Cashman, Vermaat, Walker, Safdie, & Torri-Safdie, 2000). Bill did not just get this wealthy overnight; he had to work at it for many years....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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U.s. Dollar And British Pound

- ... The average 6 months GBP LIBOR in 2016 is 0.742% and the average 6 months USD LIBOR in 2016 is 0.883% (Global-rates). In this situation, the USD LIBOR is higher than GBP LIBOR, which will attract more other countries buy USD at higher rate. It will make USD more stronger, and 1 USD will worth more GBP in the future. Therefore, the US interest rate is positively related with the exchange rate for USD to GBP, and the UK interest rate is negatively related with the exchange rate for USD to GBP....   [tags: Inflation, United States dollar, Currency]

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Bill Gates : An International Hero

- ... Reason being he took advantage of software glitches to obtain more free computer time from the company that provided the school computers. Just as his programming got Gates into trouble, it also allowed him to earn money at an early age. At the age of 15, Gates with his friend Paul Allen developed "Traf-o-Data, a computer program that monitored traffic patterns in Seattle, and netted $20,000 for their efforts” (Biography.com). Gates and Allen wanted to start their own company, however Gates 's parents did not agree as they wanted him to finish his education and go on to college where they hoped he would work to become a lawyer like his father....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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The Life and Accomplishments of Bill Gates

- Bill Gates People, nowadays, spend many of their time with technology, working or having fun. One of those people who has contributed to technology is Steve Jobs, who created Apple Inc. which revolutionized the computer and mainly tablet industry with its amazing features. As equal as important as Steve Jobs, Marc Andreessen lead the creation of NCSA Mosaic, the web browser that transformed how we think about the World Wide Web. Additional to that, Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web, which changed the way people communicate, work, study, and play....   [tags: microsoft, bill gates, ibm]

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The Three Fold Influence Of Bill Gates

- The Three-Fold Influence of Bill Gates Bill Gates is one of the most powerful, famous and wealthy people in the world. He is also one of the biggest philanthropists who are responsible for giving away billions of dollars to worthy causes and people in need all over the world. As a self-made businessman and founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has had more influence over the basic aspects of peoples ' lives than almost any other person in the world. These three factors of wealth, philanthropy, and invention mean that Bill Gates, for me, is one of the most influential people in the history....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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Jackson Should Be Removed From the Twenty Dollar Bill

- Jackson Should Be Removed From the Twenty Dollar Bill Awarded the prestigious honor to remain forever engraved on the twenty dollar bill, Andrew Jackson became a figure in American history never forgotten. Future generations of younger students will not need to know Andrew for them to assume he was a great man. Unfortunately, the ignorance of idolizing Jackson because he appears on American currency serves to blanket the realities of his administration. Jackson should be removed from the twenty dollar bill....   [tags: Argumentative persuasive Jackson Essays]

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Analysis and Description of McDonalds’ Dollar Menu

- The content of this document begin by introducing McDonalds’ and also explains the company’s dollar menu. The document also contains a description of my selected product; ‘the dollar menu’ in terms of the four utilities of customer value, mainly possession, time, place and form. The document also identifies the product’s target market in the US as well as in China, the competition of the product category in both home and foreign markets, it contains an explanation of how I would apply the segmentation, targeting, and positioning (STP) approach to market the product in the foreign market; it discusses the major environmental facts and trends in the foreign markets that might affect sales of t...   [tags: mcdonalds, fast food, dollar menu, hamburguers]

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The 2014 Farm Bill Analysis and Description

- Farmers and taxpayers have brought their concerns to the government regarding agriculture since the first farm bill in 1933. The bill was called the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933. It was enacted in response to the Great Depression. The rapidly dropping crop prices, national hunger, and trade failure spurned the farmers and consumers to cry out to the government. The government responded with the Agricultural Adjustment Act that adapted tax and production laws to fit the needs of the economy....   [tags: farmers, farm bill, agriculture, crops]

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Standardized Education Bill

- Section One: This bill will reform the education system. Every teacher can keep their current job as long as they pass the new standardized test and certifications put into place, with all states within the United States of America abiding by these reforms. Section Two: On average the US spends about $15 thousand per student, and places 17th in the developed world. Compare that to Finland, the top country for education , who on average spends a bit less than eight thousand dollars per student and has a 100% literacy rate, and the highest rank of math and science scores....   [tags: Standardized Education Bill]

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My Life By President Bill Clinton

- ... After the war, he returned to Hope for Mother and they moved to Chicago, where he got back his old job as a salesman for the “Manbee Equipment Company.” They bought a little house in the suburb of Forest Park however, couldn 't move in for a couple of months, and as the Mother was pregnant with him, they decided she should go home to Hope until they could move into the new house. On May 17, 1946, after moving their furniture into their new home, Clinton’s father was driving from Chicago to Hope to fetch his wife....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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William Jefferson 's Bill Clinton

- William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe iii) was born on the date of August 19, 1946 in Arkansas. His mother, Virginia Dell, remarried Roger Clinton Sr. after his father died in a car accident three months before little baby Bill was born. Bill Clinton took his stepfather 's last name. "Clinton says he remembers his stepfather as a gambler and an alcoholic who regularly abused his mother and half-brother, Roger Clinton Jr.." ("Bill Clinton." Wikipedia.) To the point where he intervened multiple times, informing Roger that he would use physical violence to protect them....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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Bitcoin And Its Effect On The Dollar Over Time

- ... From the volatility graph below, it is clear that the Bitcoin is highly volatile, making the chances of ‘dumping’ to occur highly probable. This phenomenon tampers the confidence of consumers towards the real value of Bitcoin. Bitcoin Volatility Time series (2016). Source: Bitcoin Volatility Index Security Concerns People are not afraid to use credit cards or online transactions such as Paypal or B2B, reason for so is because there is a legal entity that is supporting the system, central banks for fiat currencies, intermediary parties for credit transactions....   [tags: Currency, Money, United States dollar]

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The Bill And Melinda Gates : The Most Influential People Of The World

- ... The second feat made able because of Gates’ funding was the occurrence of the “tipping point” of AIDS/HIV treatment (where more vaccines being given than people getting infected). This meant that more people were being cured than infected, and thus meant a future free of AIDS. The final intervention was the funding towards the improvement of the medication for the tuberculosis - a serious and fatal lung infection. As Gates writes, Tuberculosis is the #1 cause of death, and treatments have been inadequate thus far, but that changed in 2014 when new technology allowed the treatment of T.B....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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The Next Fifty Years in Space

- The first fifty years in space saw its start when Russia launched Sputnik, the first man made satellite in 1957. This ignited the “Space Race” and spawned a generation of enthusiasm in space travel and the scientific studies that was mainly fueled by the West versus East mentality. It seemed like every kid wanted to be Neil Armstrong during that era and that kept the following generation interested in manned space flight. But, how relevant is manned space flight going to be in the next fifty years with all these world and national issues happening around us that need to be given serious attention and funding....   [tags: space program]

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Bill Gates: One of America’s Greatest

- When people think of a hero they think of Superman, Batman, or Spiderman, but what they should think of are people that make difference. Bill Gates has made a huge difference in today’s world; he is an extremely successful entrepreneur, an active philanthropist, and a very motivated person in general. With this motivation he has and will accomplish anything he puts his mind to. He was CEO of Microsoft and became the richest man in the world. He also created one of the most credible and generous charitable organization in the world....   [tags: Biography, Bill Gates]

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Bill Gates Leader Report

- Bill Gates Leader Report My favorite leader is William Henry Gates III, or Bill Gates to most people. Bill Gates is a computer engineer and world-class entrepreneur. He founded Microsoft Corporation in 1975 with a high school friend named Paul Allen. The leadership role that he serves is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation. Up until 1998, Gates was CEO of the company, but he relieved himself of those duties, and currently is only a software architect and serves on the Microsoft committee....   [tags: Bill Gates]

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Bill Moyers, By Bill Mark Johnson

- In 2008, Bill Moyers, of PBS’ Bill Moyers Journal, interviewed Mark Johnson, Co-Founder of Playing for Change. Johnson stated, “Well I think music is the one thing that opens the door to bringing people to a place where they are all connected. It is easy to connect to the world through music, you know.” Johnson strives to bring musicians together from around the world to unify the world. Bill Moyers explained, “The film brings together musicians from around the world - from blues singers in a waterlogged New Orleans, to chamber groups in Moscow and a South African choir - they celebrate songs familiar and new, to touch something common in each of us.” Johnson transformed distance musicians...   [tags: United States, Pledge of Allegiance, Bill Moyers]

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Analysis of Alice Walker's short story, Nineteen Fifty-five

- Analysis of Alice Walker's short fictional story, "Nineteen Fifty-five" Alice Walker's short fictional story, "Nineteen Fifty-five", revolves around the encounters among Gracie Mae Still, the narrator, and Traynor, the "Emperor of Rock and Roll." Traynor as a young prospective singer purchases a song from Mrs. Still, which becomes his "first hit record" and makes him rich and famous. Yet, he does not "even understand" the song and spends his entire life trying to figure out "what the song means." The song he sings seems as fictional as certain events in this story, but as historical as Traynor's based character, Elvis Presley....   [tags: Alice Walker Nineteen Fifty-five]

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Bill Gates : The American Dream

- The American dream to many is the social climb of classes and accumulation of wealth. For some it is just maybe getting their dream job or getting into their number one college. Everyone has dreams of what they want to be or do when they are older. Many have no clue if they are making the right decision, but some are so determined that nothing could get into their way. Some people just have dreams of doing something they enjoy but never really imagine it going that far. All major companies started off as ideas that someone had and decided to make it into a reality....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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Management and Change, Bill Gates

- Management and Change, Bill Gates William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft had revenues of US$32.19 billion for the fiscal year ending June 2002, and employs more than 50,000 people in 72 countries and regions. Born on Oct. 28, 1955, Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney....   [tags: Bill Gates Microsoft]

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

- ... Third, the United States Division focuses “on ensuring that all students graduate from high school prepared for college and have an opportunity to earn a postsecondary degree with labor-market value” (para. 5). In addition, this Division works to solve issues of social inequity and poverty in Washington State, the Gate’s home state. Finally, the Global Policy and Advocacy Division concentrates on “advocacy, policy analysis, and government relations, as well as strengthening philanthropic partnerships and the charitable sector in the United States and overseas” (para....   [tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

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The Legacy Of President Bill Clinton

- There are many things that a President is, intelligent, gentlemanly, calm, collected, and skilled. President Bill Clinton had all of these qualities, even though the media tried to slanderize him. He was extremely diplomatic in both foreign and domestic affairs while still creating a balanced economy and surplus in the budget. But even great men have their drawbacks, marriage infidelities, disastrous trade deals, and terrorist threats that would taint their otherwise fine legacy as President. Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe, III in Hope, Arkansas, to William J....   [tags: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush]

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Bill Clinton Is A Good President

- ... He then went to Yale to get his degree in law and successfully got his degree in it. As his political view, he became governor in Arkansas in 1978 as a anti-Republican, but in 1984 he lost to Ronald Reagan in a landslide. Bill became the chairman because the council thought that he did such a good job as president. They could still use his help. When he got done with school, he thought about going in to the army. As time went on with him being president, he started supporting the army service....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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William Buffalo Bill Cody

- William Buffalo Bill Cody Buffalo Bill was one of the most interesting figures of the old west, and the best known spokesman of the new west. Buffalo Bill was born in 1846 and his real name was William Frederick Cody. Cody was many things. He was a trapper, bullwhacker, Colorado 'Fifty-Niner';, Pony Express rider, Civil War soldier, wagonmaster, stagecoach driver, and even a manager of a hotel. He changed his name to Buffalo Bill sometime in his early twenties for his skill while supplying railroad workers with buffalo meat....   [tags: Biography Biographies Buffalo Bill Essays]

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The Importance of The Bill of Rights in Society Today

- When the Second Constitutional Convention wrote the Constitution in 1787, there was a controversy between the federalists and the anti-federalists surrounding whether or not to have a Bill of Rights. The anti-federalists claimed that a bill of rights was needed that listed the guaranteed rights that the government could never take away from a person i.e. “inalienable rights.” A Bill of Rights was eventually deemed necessary, and has worked for over 210 years. There are many reasons why the ten amendments are still valid to this day, and the best examples are the First Amendment, concerning the freedom of religion, the Fifth Amendment, and the Sixth Amendment....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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Bill Gates 's Impact On America

- Bill Gates not only in America, but also the world has caused a mammoth effect. Bill Gates is the man people credited for creating the success of Microsoft, and the Xbox gaming console. However, Forbes magazine says, “The world will remember Bill Gates”(Thorpe). Yes, the world will remember Bill Gates not because he was the richest man in the world for 14 years straight (Thorpe), but because of all his efforts overseas and how he encourages other wealthy people to share their money with the less fortunate....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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Bill Gates 's Impact On America

- ... Without Microsoft words to be the foundation for the todays word programs, we could still be relying on technology like the typewriter to do our papers, and the environment would suffer due to the extra amount of trees needed to be converted into paper to write with. He is the reason your dell, hp, alien ware, or any other windows computer runs (omit apple), thanks to his invention of the Microsoft Windows series of programs. Children remember him because of the invention of the Xbox, one of the most successful inventions to come from Microsoft....   [tags: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett]

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The Zimbabwe Hyperinflation

- ... Before even mentioning the different choices that the Zimbabwean government had to reduce the mega inflation, it is important to analyze the effects of an economy going through this phase. According to “Economic Times newspaper noted on June 13, 2008, a load of bread now costs what 12 new cars did a decade ago…” (Koech 6). During this period, the hyperinflation exceeded 231 million percent. So, the prices of products doubled after every few days and the Zimbabweans struggled as their wealth evaporated day by day....   [tags: 100 trillion dollar bill, dollarization]

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Bill Gates And Its Impact On The World

- ... They developed “Traf-O-Data, a computer program that monitors traffic patterns in Seattle.” Altogether, Bill Gates and Allen Paul earned about $20,000 for their efforts. After their success with the “traf-o-Data,” the two boys were ready to start an official business, but Bill Gates’ parents disapproved. They wanted him to go to law school and become a lawyer (“Bill Gates”). After graduating high school, Gates enrolled at Harvard University. He was a smart individual, but he did not care too much about his school work....   [tags: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Altair 8800]

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Family Dollar and Dollar General

- Family Dollar was established in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1959 by a 21 year old entrepreneur named Leon Levine. He was interested in operating a low-overhead, self-service retail store. Levine’s main goal was to offer a variety of high quality merchandise to customers for under $2.00 (Family Dollar: History). If everything in the store wasn’t a dollar to begin with why did he name the store Family DOLLAR. The fact is that any person can be influenced in a different way just by the way someone words a sentence or phrase....   [tags: marketing]

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Bill Clinton : The President Of The United States

- On November 1995, Bill Clinton made a huge mistake that would cost him his position as the president of the United States. Having sexual relations with then intern, Monica Lewinsky has affected many people all over the world in different ways. Since 2005,Clinton has been rated as one of the top presidents according to an ABC News poll. Although he is considered a prime president since scandal has affected his family, supporters, the national government and relations with other countries. I believe the speech; “I Have Sinned” was intended mainly for the U.S citizens, his family and friends, the national government, allied countries, his religion and anyone else affected by this scandal....   [tags: Bill Clinton, President of the United States]

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The Global Leadership Summit : Bill Hybels

- ... As there are many down hill habits that I could talk about I am going to focus on, for the sake of this sermon, the downhill habit of not partaking in self-care. Bill Hybels, founder of Willow Creek Church where the Global Leadership Summit was held said in one of his talks “if you are broken, frazzled, and fried you can no longer go the speed that you are, but you also can not come to a screeching halt. Neither of those options are healthy practices. We need to stop putting off for tomorrow what you can do for today.” Part of ending the drift, and starting to climb is to make certain we, as leaders, are taking good care of ourselves....   [tags: Emotion, Emotional intelligence, Bill Hybels]

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The Journal Article Reflections On Fifty Years Of Medical Sociology

- ... Stress is a huge problem for lower SES individuals. Worry and frustration about not having access to health care, among other things, puts a lot of stress on a person. Because of this stress, not only can physical sickness manifest, but mental issues can present themselves as well. Of course, these people cannot get the medical help they need because the fact that they cannot access such services is what caused them to fall ill in the first place. Medical sociologists may not be able to solve this problem, at least not immediately, but they would be helpful by establishing stress-relieving programs....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Sociology]

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A Bill of Rights

- A Bill of Rights A Bill of Rights is a statement of values and standards, of rights and responsibilities. It is a 'higher law' than those which Parliament passes, and a standard by which to judge these laws. It sets out our rights and responsibilities as individuals. Arguments for a Bill of Rights * a Bill of Rights gives you the chance to fight for your rights in court * if a Bill of Rights is 'entrenched', Parliament must make sure that laws take account of those rights included in it * a Bill of Rights can give protection to vulnerable minorities * human rights education is easier if there is a sin...   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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The United States President´s Rights to Veto a Bill

- The President of the United States holds ultimate authority over any piece of legislation. This right is given by the U.S. Constitution through the power of the Presidential veto. The Constitution states that after a bill is passed through both the House of Representatives and the Senate, it is to be given to the President for what is essentially the final OK. If the President approves of the bill and its contents, he is to sign the bill within ten days, thus passing it as a law. If he does not sign the bill within ten days it is considered approved and the bill is passed (the exception to this being the pocket veto which will be discussed below)....   [tags: president, veto, bill]

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Steve Jobs Or Bill Gates

- Have you ever looked at a business like Apple or Microsoft and wondered what it would be like to be the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates. If you are inspired to be the next big entrepreneur, this is the book for you. Sam Calagione, owner of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, gives an unparalleled guide in Brewing up a Business: Adventures in Beer from the Founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery of how to successfully build your own dream business. A high school dropout, Calagione successfully turns a home brewing kit into a business with annual revenue of fifty million dollars....   [tags: Beer, Brewing, Beer style, Business]

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Fifty JFK Conspiracy Clues

- FIFTY JFK CONSPIRACY CLUES The "Rosetta Stone" of the JFK Assassination is the famous photograph, by James "Ike" Altgens, which was taken about one second after the throat wound of JFK, since it is the only photo in the public files that shows a motorcycle escort cop next to the limousine during the final 30 seconds. Many Zapruder Film frames were "blocked" by a Freeway sign and some Z-frame lines move, upwards, near the final shot and hide something with the frame lines. Therefore, if you cross-reference the following photos to each other by time and by angles, you may conclude, as I have, that the Stemmons Freeway Sign was moved or added to the Zapruder Film to censor the action near th...   [tags: Politics Government John Fitzgerald Kennedy]

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Global Market's Strong Position of the Dollar

- 1. Strong position of dollar in global market The main reason behind rupee fall was the immense strength of the Dollar Index, which touched its three-year high level of 84.30. The record setting performance of US equities and the improvement in the labor market has made investors more optimistic about the outlook for the US economy. 2. Recession in the Euro Zone The rupee was also feeling the pinch of the recession in the Euro zone. From the past few months global economy was suffering from Euro crisis, investors were focused on selling Euros and buying dollars....   [tags: euorzone, deficit, rate]

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William Jefferson 's Bill Clinton

- ... Kennedy as part of a delegation of the American Legion Boys’ Nation. A photograph was taken of this encounter and has since become an icon image of Clinton. By the early 1990s’ Clinton was running for re-election to a fifth term as governor of Arkansas. However, by 1992, he was realizing his ambitions and began to seek presidential nomination in 1992. In1996 Clinton began his re-election campaign, however at the same time his administration was being dogged by both private and public scandal it was simply a fall and the “Comeback Kid” was back in full swing....   [tags: Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Arkansas]

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OPEC's First Trillion-Dollar Year

- Opec’s First Trillion Dollar Year In the late 1960’s nothing much seemed to be solid. The preceding decade had seen the assassination of a President. The United States had been at war with Vietnam for years, and there was a sense of revolution in the minds of the youth. The anti-war movement was in full swing, and the cost of the war had strained society and placed a giant financial burden on the United States. (7) Richard Nixon ran for President as the candidate that would bring stability and a return to more traditional values....   [tags: International Business]

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The Effect the Protection of State Information Bill Will Have on South African Democracy if Passed

- Introduction The Protection of State Information Bill is a controversial bill passed in early 2010 by the South African government, but was soon called back into analysis. Since then there have been consistent rumours about the bill being passed into law. There are numerous organisations opposed to this bill, and few people who would benefit from it, raising the question of if this bill would signal the end of democracy in South Africa. Organisations Right2Know Right2Know is an activist company founded as an opposition to the Secrecy Bill....   [tags: Right2Know, secrecy bill]

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Kill Hamlet: What Kill Bill and Hamlet Teach Us About Revenge

- “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” The Sicilian proverb used as Kill Bill Vol. 2's tagline perfectly points out a tragic flaw shared by Shakespeare's Hamlet and Quentin Tarentino's modern hero: Bill (from Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Kill Bill Vol. 2). In Kill Bill Beatrice is a killer belonging to a team of assassins lead by a man by the name of Bill. Beatrice and her master fall in love and one night while she is on a job, she discovers she is pregnant. She realizes the world of assassins is no place for a mother and makes the decision to leave the team and leave Bill....   [tags: Hamlet, Kill Bill, revenge,]

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Bill of Rights: Opression by the Government

- After that horrific tragedy that befell our nation on September eleventh of two-thousand and one, legislative and executive branches instituted a series of proclamations to provide a higher quality of homeland security. A mist all the commotion these new decrees' were formulated, ratified, and executed with great haste. Despite there efforts, elected officials allowed emotions to play a role in there decision making. Some of these current policies have sections or clauses that infringe on the Bill of Rights....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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The Bill of Rights

- “The founders who crafted our Constitution and Bill of Rights were careful to draft a constitution of limited powers- one that would protect Americans’ liberties at all times”. Al Franken was a strong believer in a powerful government that at the same time protects the citizens natural rights. However, some citizens have decided to test the law, thus creating a variety of new precedents. The Constitution is a body of work that sets precedents and establishes the powers and duties of a government; it also created a Supreme Court that establishes and enforces the law....   [tags: Constitution of the United States]

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The Bill of Rights

- Introduction The Bill of Rights was created because the states believed that the federal government would have too much power and they wanted to have more individual rights. Around this time the colonies had just been under the British rule, which oppressed the people and give them very limited freedoms. The states or the colonies were kind of afraid that this would happen all over again within this new government forming in the form of the Constitution. Most of the state at this time believed that the Constitution alone was enough but others felt that they needed more assurances....   [tags: United States Government, American History]

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Bill Evans : The Great Influence On A Whole Genre Of Music

- A single artist can have a very strong impact on a whole genre of Music. We have seen this time and time again through artists such as Charlie Parker, David Brubeck, John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Miles Davis, and various others. All of these artists had tremendous influences on the different eras that evolved throughout the history of Jazz. Bill Evans, and American jazz pianist, was no different. Just as Charlie Parker had started the evolution of Bebop and influenced the subsequent generations of Jazz Artists, Bill Evans has influenced Modern Jazz and the generations of artists that followed him....   [tags: Jazz, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Kind of Blue]

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Thomas Jefferson's Life and Accomplishments

- Thomas Jefferson was a man that would change his country and the way we live forever. He has led this country through some of its the hardest points in history. He exhibited aspects of intelligence, diligence, and most importantly, leadership, in every area of his life. He lived a life full of education, politics, and adventure. To better understand Thomas Jefferson, a person should examine his life story, his beliefs, and his leadership qualities. The track to understanding Thomas Jefferson begins with examining his life story....   [tags: declaration of independence, two dollar bill]

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The Hope Bill

- The HOPE Bill In the year 2024, the world has grown to increase its size to 24 billion people worldwide. The increase in the population has caused the destruction of most farmland in the world, causing it to look underwater for a supply of food. Private enterprises are currently farming and selling food that comes from underwater regions of the world. However, a vast majority of the world is still not being fed. On a percentage basis, though, we have fewer people unemployed than in 1996. However, that still means that over a hundred million people are unemployed and double that are on welfare or homeless....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Minimizing the Use of High Dollar Radiology Services

- ... Another reason that the use of a third party vendor for the review of medically necessary high dollar radiology services is important is because a 2009 publication reported a seven-fold increase in radiation exposure to the population of the United States from medical radiation since the nineteen eighties (Amis & Butler, 2010). Additionally, the publication stated that the contribution that medical radiation makes to the US population’s per capita average annual exposure grew from fifteen percent in the early nineteen eighties to forty-eight percent in two thousand and six (Amis & Butler, 2010)....   [tags: healthcare, partnership, management]

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Determinants of Conditional Volatility of Fifty Stock Returns and KSE 100 Index

- This academic research examines the determinants of conditional volatility of fifty stock returns and KSE 100 index for the time period of August 1998 to December 2008 and the impact of macro-economic volatility on stock volatility. The macro-economic variables included in the analysis are market return, industrial production, interbank call money rate, term structure of interest rate, money supply, exchange rate and inflation rate. In order to specify the relationship of ex-ante economic factors with stock returns, the Rational Valuation Formula (RVF) is used, which sets the current price as a function of all expected dividends and expectation of discount rate....   [tags: Economics ]

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How the Aspects of Commercial AirTravel Have Changed Over the Last Fifty Years

- From the congested seats of the economy cabin, where the constant crinkling of peanut wrappers, snores of sleepy sightseers, and tears of testy toddlers are all to be heard, to the leisurely lounge chairs of first class, air travel has changed in more ways than one since the first passenger bearing flight in 1919 (Grant 132). The air travel industry has experienced considerable changes; the majority of which occurred between the mid-1950s and today. Every aspect of commercial aviation has been changing over the last fifty years....   [tags: airline regulations, flying safety and security]

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Bill of Rights To Protect From Tyranny

- After the Constitution was written, the new born nation was immediately split into two political sides, the federalists and the anti-federalists, over the ratification. Federalists, southern planters or people that tended to hold interest in trade, advocated a strong executive. On the other hand, anti-federalists, back country people or people involved in business but not in the mercantile economy, opposed the ratification of the constitution. The two sides, after much debate, were able to come to a compromise after the Bill of Rights was included into the Constitution....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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Bill Gates: The New Revolutionary Creator

- Bill Gates The New Revolutionary Creator Introduction Throughout my journey in this honors seminar, I have read about several creators (in Creating Minds) who were pioneers or masters in their respective domains. Each of these creators (Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Ghandi) was researched by Howard Gardner who then classified each one as representing one of his seven intelligences (Intrapersonal, Logical/Mathematical, Visual/Spatial, Musical, Verbal/Linguistic, Kinesthetic, and Interpersonal)....   [tags: Bill Gates Papers]

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The Necessity of The Bill of Rights: How these Rights Could Have Saved Proctor in Arthur Miller's, The Crucible

- The Bill of Rights is dictation of the first ten Amendments to the constitution, written in their inventive form. The most important articles in the Bill of Rights are amendments five and eight, which protect one’s right to a speedy trial and just punishment. In the end of The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, we are able to recognize the necessity of these articles, because combined; they could have helped save Proctor’s life. Amendments are laws that are mandatory rules/regulations by the people for the people....   [tags: The Crucible, Bill of Rights]

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Bill Gates's Leaderhsip

- Bill Gates's Leaderhsip A Visionary Leader: Traits If we are talking creativity and ideas, Bill Gates is an American unoriginal. He is Microsoft's chief and co-founder, he is the world's richest man, and his career delivers this message: It can be wiser to follow than to lead. Let the innovators hit the beaches and take the losses; if you hold back and follow, you can clean up in peace and quiet. Gates is the Bing Crosby of American technology, granted he is an unusually hard-driving and successful businessman....   [tags: Management Leadership Bill Gates]

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What Bill Cosby Taught Me About Sexual Violence And Flying

- ... (Laymen 2016)”. Just these two sentences alone are so important with the issue that is being brought up. Within this personal narrative the author informs the reader that many of these young teenagers, specifically the African American females, were sexually victimized and that was not the worst part of this abuse. Not only was everyone at this party, and surly more people, were aware of what was going on behind closed doors, but nobody acted upon these terrible acts. The truth being is that the issue itself was known, but nobody was willing to come forth with a solution and help end this terrible abuse....   [tags: African American, Black people, Bill Cosby, Rape]

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Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

- Fifty Shades of Grey- My Opinion of Feminist Triumph. Fifty Shades of Grey, is one of UK’s best-selling novels, and is written by the famously known author E.L James. E.L James was not a prominent writer until the release of the Fifty Shades trilogy, which, she claimed to have written during her mid-life crisis. This novel has taken female audiences all over the world by storm. It is set mainly in Seattle, and is the first book of the Fifty Shades trilogy (Fifty Shades Darker is the second book, and Fifty Shades Freed is the third book) (Gilman, 2013)....   [tags: Anastasia Steele, Christian Grey]

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Fifty Shades Of Grey: Marketing Genius

- The market says that sex sells, and looking at the success of Fifty Shades Of Grey it's hard to argue. E.L James sold 25 million copies in four months; compare this to Larssen's Millennium series taking four years to reach this mark. Everyone enjoys sex; although we are creatures of habit we are also creatures of chaos. Fifty Shades of Grey appeals to the piece of us that craves variety and madness. Every woman’s magazine runs articles on how to improve or spice up ones sex life. Fifty Shades Of Grey not only tells of exciting sexual experiences, but also goes into so much detail that the consumer is able to easily replicate the acts performed....   [tags: E.L James]

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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates

- Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. His full name is William Henry Bill Gates. Bill was known for his for inspiration and success. Through out his life he had different things going on. Bill Gates family is known for high quality wealth. Bill showed his brilliance earlier in life, so his mother and father put him in a private school in Seattle. He would spend hours in the computer room at the high school because he loved it. After the years have passed, he was getting good at computers and loved them....   [tags: Microsoft creator, famous billionaires]

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Bill of Rights & Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

- The Bill of Rights and Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen are based on the same principles of natural rights; therefore each document is similar in protecting the people's natural rights. However, despite their similarities, their differences are apparent due to the social situations in which they were adopted. The Bill of Rights stood to protect the freedoms of each individual by establishing a democratic government. The French Revolution eliminated the hierarchy of class and established equality among men with the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen....   [tags: The Bill of Rights Essays]

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The Bill Of Rights Of The United States

- Tenth Amendment Our bill of rights all began when James Madison, the primary author of the constitution, proposed 20 amendments for the bill of rights and not the ten we know of today. Madison sent these twenty proposed rights through the house and the senate and was left with twelve bill of rights. Madison himself took some out. These amendments were then sent to the states to be ratified. Virginia was the tenth state out of the fourteenth states to approve 10 out of 12 amendments. This two-third majority was necessary to make the bill of rights legal....   [tags: United States Constitution, U.S. state]

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The Advantageous Life of Bill Gates

- When one hears the name Bill Gates they proximately think of a Billionaire and Philanthropist, one who has thrived in every challenge life has thrown at him. Gates left a university like Harvard and a set future to chase a pipe dream, which at the time would seem to any man as futile. What 'history' tells the world is that Gates persevered through trials time and again, to single-handedly build an empire known throughout the world as Microsoft. What many don’t know is that Bill Gates had advantages over all his peers (i.e....   [tags: winning, assets, talent]

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The Constitution And The Bill Of Rights

- The Constitution and The Bill of Rights The Constitution and the Bill of Rights are looked upon by the American people as priceless artifacts, constructed perfectly by the founding fathers over 200 years ago, but is that the case. Is the Constitution, the document that built our government from the ground up, dead. Can we interpret it to fit our modern technologies. I am going to go more indepth on these questions and unravel my opinion on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Let’s start off at the beginning; the founders gathered in 1787 for the Constitution Convention, the purpose was to ratify The Articles of Confederation....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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How Bill Becomes A Law

- ... He or she also has the power to veto the bill, returning it to the Senate, or even taking no action toward the bill at all, coined pocket-veto. “The pocket veto is an absolute veto that cannot be overridden. The veto becomes effective when the President fails to sign a bill after Congress has adjourned and is unable to override the veto. The authority of the pocket veto is derived from the Constitution’s Article I, section 7, the Congress by their adjournment prevent its return, in which case, it shall not be law.” (The House Explained)....   [tags: President of the United States, Barack Obama]

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Children and Family Relationship Bill 2013: Parental Uncertainty in Cases of Guardianship, Custody and Access

- [1.1] Introduction In certain scenarios, where the law in Ireland fails to explicitly outline the rights of the parent, the judicial adjudication in relation to guardianship, custody and access is fundamental to ensuring that the well-being of the child remains secure. Although there is some sense of legal certainty in respect of married parents and their children, this is not consistent with the situation that non-marital parents sometimes face due to the outdated legislation of the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964(1964 Act) as amended....   [tags: Children and Family Relationship Bill 2013]

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A Brief Biography of Bill Gates

- ... He and his friends would even miss class to hang out in the computer room, and by eighth grade, he was making money programing computers. Almost a dozen Lakeside students became programing pioneers. Gates was a self-teaching kind of kid and by age 13, he had taught himself computer programing. The Lakeside programmers or Students Club was formed for Gates and some other kids with the same passion of his. Gates was kicked out of the club because he was two years younger and was thought to be immature....   [tags: Microsoft creator and entrepeneur]

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Bill Clinton: A Life of Controversy

- Clinton impressed people with the idea of a family man in office. He was focused and charismatic. Better economy was what the American people wanted so that is what his goal was. During his reign he went through more scandals and controversies than any other president. He was impeached, yet despite all, he was loved by America. Our economy prospered and we had better diplomatic relations. The American people wanted change for the better and so they elected William Jefferson Clinton for their forty-second president of the United States of America....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays]

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The Bill Pass And Obama Care

- Anything read in this essay is classified information; readers may repeat or inform others at their own risk. According to free dictionary.com, “Conspiracy theories are an explanatory proposition that accuses two or more persons, a group, or an organization of having caused or covered up, through secret planning to illegally harm a situation” (conspiracy theories). In recent years America has been violent, accrued more debt, and became greedy. With all of America’s problems, there has been talk of the elite brining change to this country....   [tags: Health care, Barack Obama, Americas, United States]

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Early Life of Bill Gates

- Early Life Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 . He and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. His father, William H. Gates II , is a Seattle attorney . Mary Gates, his mother was a school teacher , regent of the University of Washington and chairwoman of United Way International. Gates attended public school before going to Lakeside School , a private school north of Seattle. Bill was there that he began his career as a programmer at age 13 . He had a troubled childhood , but in an interview published in Playboy magazine , recognized a year and a half have gone to a psychiatrist....   [tags: public school, programming language, windows]

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‘Privacy and a Digital Bill of Rights?’

- The world as we know is moving towards a more digital life style, where nearly everything that we own has some sort of electronic component built in it and is able to connect to the Internet. Users are able to browse the web, shop online for their favourite items from stores around the world and post a status update from any of their devices anywhere any time twenty-four hours, seven days a week. On an estimate in just 60 seconds we transmit nearly 640 terabytes of IP data. A major contributor to that IP data is Google being at number one just trying to answer nearly 2 million search queries; coming in second is YouTube by streaming nearly 1.3 million videos and uploading 30 hours’ worth of...   [tags: Internet, Data, Hacking]

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The Life of Bill Gates

- The Life of Bill Gates William Henry Gates III, also known as Bill Gates, was born in Seattle, Washington, the 28th of October in 1955. Bill, the second child of three, grew up in an upper middle-class family. His parents, William H. Gates Sr., a lawyer, and Mary Maxwell, a schoolteacher, set a very affectionate and family-like atmosphere within their house. As he was brought up, he was encouraged greatly to strive for the best and to face competition in a headstrong fashion. When he was young, Bill developed a strong penchant to reading, although, he didn’t read just any type of books; he was mostly seen reading reference books, such as encyclopedias....   [tags: computer enthusiasts, microsoft]

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