Literature is a powerful tool especially when used to influence social discourse. Today, African Americans are free, and literature played a significant role in liberating them from the chains of slavery. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave is a good example of such literary works. It is both a memoir and a treatise that chronicles the life and experiences of Frederick Douglas, a former slave who became a prominent abolitionist. He was born in Tuckahoe, Maryland, in 1818 to an enslaved mother and unknown father. As a slave, he harbored an untamed ambition to become a free man, and this inspired him to record situations, events, and experiences he went through in his life. The book, which was published in 1845 in Lynn, Massachusetts, has eleven chapters that have energizing information, especially to the abolitionists. Continue reading “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave”
Emergency management is a prudent organization of resources and allocation of responsibilities to minimize losses from any hazard, including disasters, by effectively dealing with the aspects of preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery. What happened in the Dante’s peak and did they manage to contain the situation?
The 1997 American disaster movie Dante’s Peak which contains a situation in which the inhabitants of a fictional city by the same name struggle to escape a volcanic eruption in the absence of an adequate emergency management plan. This paper will investigate Develop an “Emergency Management plan for the 1997 movie Dante’s Peak, starring Pierce Brosnan, define the community (Physical and human elements), Detail scientific knowledge- data, facts,4) Model what happens when a dormant volcano starts showing signs of activity that strikes this community. It will also Detail damages and response to that hazard by the community and the Included civil viewpoints, such as awareness, evacuation and crisis prevention. Finally, it will Suggest improvements to the plan based on the model result. Continue reading “Dante’s Peak Movie Review”
Ginger is one of the most common and popular spices used in cooking. In addition, it is widely recognized for its medicinal benefits. It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family, together with turmeric and cardamom. The root or rhizome of the ginger plant is edible in its powdered, fresh, dried, or oil forms. It is also available as capsules and lozenges. Foods containing ginger are cookies, ginger ale, ginger snaps, gingerbread, and savory recipes. Several sources provide information on primary and secondary safety concerns of the ginger plant.
For most people, natural ginger does not cause significant side effects. Scientific analysis proves that ginger has many compounds that are essential for healing. These compounds eliminate gastrointestinal (GI) irritation. They also aid in the production of bile and saliva, and the suppression of gastric contractions (Jesudoss et al. 293). According to Chen et al., herbalists classify this plant as tonic, carminative, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antimicrobial (1118). Several communities and societies have also used ginger as a traditional alternative medicine to cure many diseases. Continue reading “Essay on Ginger”
There are the pages in the history of every nation that can be classified as the pivotal milestones of its development. When it comes to talking about the United States of America, it should be acknowledged that the country has experienced a lot of dark pages that seemed to almost having ruined the country, but there was one extremely bright page that has, probably, infused America with enough of economic stability and financial power to overcome any twist that was going to be brought about to its fate by history. The period between 1815 and 1840 saw the rise of a market and industrial revolution in the United States having changed the state for the better, as it has taken America to the road of economic superiority over the other states. Continue reading “The Rise of a Market and Industrial Revolution in the United States”
I have paid much attention to the choice of school and the course that determine the extent of knowledge gained and exposure and focus on the field of my academic interests. It would like to advance my education by enrolling for a masters’ degree course in human resource management (HRM) at Florida International University (FIU) as it is renowned for its masters of science in human resource program (MSHRM). I am confident that pursuing the MSHRM program at FIU will help me reach my goal of working in the HRM department at ARGO Al. Continue reading “FIU Admission Essay Sample”
This brief report introduces the fractional Fourier transform (FRFT). The analysis first discusses the nature and fundamental properties of the transform. It then explores how the technique can favorably be applied toward the solution of a practical problem in mathematical physics.
The fractional Fourier transform is a family of linearizing integral transforms that represent a generalization of the well-known Fourier transform. It is not unreasonable to think of the FRFT as a “Fourier transform to the nth power,” where n is a fraction between zero and one. Continue reading “Fractional Fourier Transform Brief Report”
Marijuana consumption for recreational and medical purposes has increased significantly. As evidenced by the outcomes of a 2013 National Survey on Drug Use, approximately 17 million people in the United States have consumed marijuana (D’Souza, Wilkinson, Schalkwyk, & Davidson, 2016). Marijuana in Pennsylvania, including other 23 states, is legalized for medical purposes. Individuals supporting the legalization of the drug contend that it is a form of treatment for people diagnosed with chronic illnesses. For opponents of legalization, marijuana consumption results in poor social outcomes, long-term health impacts, and psychosis (D’Souza et al., 2016). Therefore, it is important to comprehend the effect of marijuana legalization for recreational and medical use. Continue reading “Substance Abuse: Marijuana Essay”
Citation: Jackson, C. (2015). Trends in the use of complementary health approaches among adults in the United States. Holistic Nursing Practice, 29(3), 178-179. doi:10.1097/hnp.0000000000000088
Year of Study: 2015
Area of Study: The United States of America
Demographic characteristics of the U.S adults are the main variables included in the study. The author focuses on variables such as sex, age group, race, and nationality. The article also relies on educational attainment among the participants and their health insurance status. According to Jackson (2015), data on educational attainment was collected from all adults and classified in reference to the highest degree achieved by the date of the interviews. Health insurance variables are categorized as private, public, and uninsured. Continue reading “Literature Review on Health Insurance Coverage”
This is a critique of a paper presented on acute care of dementia. The article is called “Healthcare staffs’ experiences and perceptions of caring for people with dementia in the acute setting: Qualitative evidence synthesis” and it will be critiqued in two sections (Houghton et al, 2016). Part 1 will consist of a summary of sections of the paper, which will analyse the important parts of the research process such as the hypothesis, the methodology, and the discussion. Part 2 will consist of a rating scale, which will rate the quality of important sections of the paper as well as provide comments for each element that is rated. Continue reading “Qualitative Article Critique”
In the book The Teens are not Alright, Cathy Vatterott shows how the quest for perfectionism among teenagers in America is causing unnecessary teen stress. The crammed schedules in schools and excessive workload have made many teens ignore rest, which is an essential part of their growth and development.
Although every student should strive to achieve a better grade in school, I find Cathy’s argument to be very convincing. I agree with her that sleep is a necessary part of growth for all human beings. Cathy consents that the worrying trend of expecting perfectionism among our teenagers should be brushed off, and instead, schools ought to adopt a sleep slogan. The author’s biggest worry is in the way schools handle teenagers by expecting them to achieve great deeds, yet little time is given for their rest. Lack of rest among teenagers in most American schools has proven to be an issue of concern among significant stakeholders in the American education system. Continue reading “Summary Response Essay”