Cold War

Cold War In his State of the Union address in 1992, George Bush Snr. remarked, ‘but the biggest thing that has happened in the world in my life, in our lives, is this: By the grace of God, America won the Cold War’ (Bush Snr, para. 7) This view is widely held by many people informed by the decline of the Soviet Republic and its eventual dissolution into constituent independent states. Furthermore, the view is strengthened by the ratification of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty by the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. (USSR) Whist this remark glosses over the issue, it could be understood to have been made in the context of an impending election. George Snr. was at...

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder also known as manic depression is a severe mental illness. The disease causes a person to experience severe changes in moods, thinking, energy, and behavior. Sometimes the person becomes hyperactive than normal a condition referred to as mania. Sometimes the person feels down and sad and not very active a condition called depression. There are different bipolar disorder causes, symptoms, treatment, and healthy ways of living. There are various causes of bipolar disorder. Some people believe that it is a hereditary disease, whereby a child who has a parent or any family member suffering from the disease has high chances of being sick. Another cause may be abnormal structure and...

Compare and contrast racial conflict in the South and the West

Compare and Contrast: Racial Conflicts in the West and South of the U.S. Introduction The attitude of the Americans toward the issue of racism has changed substantially since the end of the Civil War. Immigration have changed the view of people toward race and broadened the spectre of race-related issues. In the same way, racism, and racial conflicts can take many forms, and despite not being violent; techniques such as racial profiling can be equally racist. According to the American Civil Liberties Union (2015) Racial Profiling “refers to the discriminatory practice by law enforcement officials of targeting individuals for suspicion of crime based on the individual's race, ethnicity,...

Middle ages: shedding light on the dark ages

Name: Course: Lecturer: Date: Reflections on civilization in medieval periods Reflections on the dark ages King Charlemagne, Justinian, and Theodora have one thing in common, and that is that they were all Romans living under Catholic values bestowed by the Catholic Church. All the achievements and contribution towards improving the conditions and helping to lay the seeds for modern civilization contributed by the two kings who are still viewed as Catholic Church contributions. The Catholic Church emerges a luminary that improves conditions for modern civilization through the achievement of various innovations. The contributions of the Catholic Church in the civilization of...

Avoiding Manipulation in Free Thinking revised

Avoiding Manipulation in Free Thinking Name Institution Affiliate Outline This paper is about avoiding manipulation in free thinking. To tackle this issue, the following will be addressed; Definition of a free thinker. A free thinker is a person who has the ability to think in an independent way. A free thinker is able to make their own independent decision. However, there are several factors that hinder many people from thinking independently. These factors will be analyzed in the paper. Importance of free thinking. Free thinking is of great importance. It means that a person is able to think independently and make independent decisions. The important part of it is that a free thinker...

Prenatal Micronutrient Supplementation and Intellectual and Motor Function in Early School-aged Children in Nepal

“Prenatal Micronutrient Supplementation and Intellectual and Motor functions in Early School-aged Children in Nepal” (JAMA, December 22/29, 2010—Vol 304, No. 24) Dissemination of the study What is the rationale behind this study? The rationale behind the study was to evaluate the effects of zinc and iron supplementation on the development of intellectual and motor skills in children, whose mothers were supplemented with such micronutrients during the gestational period. Micronutrients are essential for the growth and development of an individual. Micronutrients are so called because they are required in trace...

appeal letter revised

Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Dear sir/madam, I am writing this letter as an appeal for my rejection to my dream school, Rice University. I sent my application for a position in the school. However, my application was rejected. I have always wished to join Rice University, and I believe that I should be given that chance since I have always worked hard in order to join the school. For two years, I have been working together with a professor from the University regarding a research. I am currently undertaking some classes in the university, and I managed to attain an A in this semester. However, I did not show that in my application. My GPA and ACT were very low, and I tend to believe that is the...

Chinese Immigration in USA

Name Instructor’s name Subject Date Problems of Chinese people when they move to USA Today, the Chinese make up for five percent of the total immigrant population in the United States CITATION Bat15 p ", par. 1" l 1033 (Batalova and Hooper , par. 1). Although the situations regarding employment and standards of life have improved significantly from the first wave of Chinese immigration in the 1800s, the Chinese population in US still encounters problems in terms of social interactions and cultural differences. Migration, in and of itself, is a stressful event. By asking to adjust oneself to a new, unfamiliar environment, which might be significantly different from one’s...

Your background including successes or struggles, Educational

Name Instructor Course Date My Origins: The Past I came to this country when I was 15 years old and the war had hit Albania, my home country really hard. On arrival I could not speak English and I therefore had a hard time because of the communication barrier between myself and the locals. At the time I could speak three languages; Albanian, Spanish and Italian, but most of the people I interacted with spoke English. We also had troubles settling down because my guardians had to struggle to secure jobs and locate future housing. The period that followed was extremely difficult as I tried to learn English, settle down and adapt to the new way of life. There was also the culture shock in...

Arrogance of power/American exceptionalism

Name Lecturer Course Date Critical Evaluation of the Concept of Arrogance of Power Nobody can deny that the United States of America (USA) is the world military, political, democratic and economic superpower. As a nation, USA has got sets of ideologies that are peculiar to its own. In its expansive history, the nation has been applying its American Exceptionalism ideologies in making important domestic and international decisions. This paper presents a critical analysis of these ideologies with references to Senator William Fullbright’s arguments in ‘On the Arrogance of Power.’ In the book ‘On the Arrogance of Power,’ Sen. Fulbright provides a comprehensive critique on American...