Japan: The System That Soured

A few years ago, Japan had one of the best companies in the world accounting for 35% of fortunes 500 list and its economy was the envy of the world. But a few years later, this share had dropped to 20% in 2000 and 11.2% in 2009. So the question on many people’s lips is: What did the Japanese fail to consider as they expanded globally? This paper will briefly articulate what w...
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Greek Government Collapsing: How the Greek Government Is Going Bankrupt

Beautiful mountain tops with greenery stand tall and proud as people walk up the steps to the entrance to the Parthenon. Tourists marveling at the scenery and remembering the magnificent beaches they visited earlier. They pull out their cameras, ready to take a picture of the temple. Suddenly, the ground starts rumbling. The Parthenon, a symbol of justice and political cultu...
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Giant Leap for Mankind: Let’s Live Up to Neil Armstrong’s Legacy

We all know the story. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. He uttered the famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. His accomplishment inspired the people who were alive when it happened, and it continues to inspire people today. Putting a man on the moon seemed to prove that there was a vast, unexplored ...
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Racial Disparity in Correctional Populations

Background to the Study The factor of racial discrimination has become one of the development derailing factors in the modern society. The hyper toned efforts of racial-based sharing of economic resources and its competitive nature has even led to institutionalized racial discrimination in the form of white supremacy and other conceptions. Racial discrimination has transcend...
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Writing Changing Over The Years

My writing has improved in the past few years. I have learned many different types of writing styles such as speaking to an audience and how to compare two things in one topic. I’ve also learned about a lot of new words to use when I am typing. Also where to put all of the right commas and punctuation where they need to go. I’ve noticed improvement in a lot of my writing st...
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Joint-stock Companies

Introduction Functioning of joint-stock companies has difficult enough system and in the different countries this system differs in connection with the local legislation a little. Here functioning is described and some requirements are led to joint-stock companies. The joint-stock company is the organization created under the agreement by legal bodies and citizens by associ...
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European Imperialism

In the dry heat of the Australian summer, hairy arachnids often get a bad reputation. Tarantula’s come inside cool homes and a little too close for some people. A person might accidently step on one of these venomous creatures only to feel fangs slammed into their ankles and feet. Humans are not the only organisms tarantula’s are known to attack. The larger specie...
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Does Homework Help or Hurt?

Homework is a constant variable in the life of a student. It is the dependable stream of worksheets and readings meant for practice and to develop further understanding of the topic. Even young students begin the cycle of returning home from school and having further work. Research has been conducted showing the real benefits of homework. According to the Center For Publ...
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Radiation

Every person on Earth is exposed to radiation dose. At the beginning of the XX century, natural sources caused the dose, such as minerals, coal, soil, radon gas in the air, and cosmic rays. Today, except for the natural radiation, everyone is exposed to artificial radiation. It appeared as a result of the nuclear weapon testing and the major nuclear accidents at nuclear power...
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AHS Welcomes Word of the Week

New this semester is a contest and writing program called Word of the Week. Every week a word is posted on www.arrowheadschools.org. Additionally to it being put online, there are slips in the library students can pick up and complete to possibly win the contest. Word of the Week, or WOW, is a competition to increase students’ interest in vocabulary and to encourage student...
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