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  • European Achievements In West Europe

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    Before the arrival of Europeans in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the African kingdoms and cities had a multitude of achievements. These come from different areas, like trade and wealth, and added to the quality of life and functionality of the respective kingdom. The African empire’s achievements were successful in the advancement of civilization. In West Africa, the kingdoms Ghana, Mali, and Songhai gained wealth and power through their achievements. Significantly, this would change during

  • GAO Financing Case Study

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    its previous operations. GAO is putting in place a cost saving plan that is aimed to improve efficiency and efficacy in the operations. All arm of the government will be direct recipients of the action. GAO, however, need the legislative arm to approve its plan so that it can begin applying the plans efficiently and effectively. GAO has submitted its recommended course of actions that can save the nation considerable that can be channelled to other budgetary allocations. GAO pushed for a constitutional

  • Gao Shan Liu Shui

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    Part Two Gao Shan Liu Shui composed by Yu Boya who was a famous Guqin player during the Zhou Dynasty (the Spring and Autumn period 770-476 BC). The English translation of the title from Chinese is High Mountains and Flowing Water, “describes the virility, depth, decency and nobleness of the mountain, and the harmony between the flowing water and the high mountain” (ChinaCulture). The version I listened to was played on Guzheng giving it a lighter feeling, the Guqin has a much heavier sound and feeling

  • Qin Shihuangdi: A Hero Of China

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    Qin Shihuangdi, the first emperor in China, who unified the disperse country in many aspects, including in political, economical, and cultural. Though his reign only lasted for ten years and his dynasty only existed fifteen years in Chinese history, he was still regarded as one of the greatest emperors in China. There are people who believe that he was not only a dictator, but also a cruel ruler, who emphasized the punishments for the people while he enjoyed a luxurious life; nevertheless, I think

  • President Of The United States

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    Kevin Lu Lu 1 Mr. Ritter AP English 74A 8 February 2016 Make America

  • The Legacy Of Liu Bang

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    The legacy of Liu Bang Throughout the history of China, most the emperor was from the noble class. However, there were a few where it started as a peasant and made their way to be an emperor; and one of the well-known peasant emperor was Liu Bang. Even though Liu Bang was born in a poor family, he was a kind-hearted, benevolent, and an open-minded human being. Liu Bang managed to become a successful emperor that the people were willing to obey to him because he knew how to delegate authority, utilized

  • Gao Protest vs. Agency-Level Protest

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    GAO Protest vs. Agency-Level Protest Introduction The United States government is the largest single purchaser of goods and services in the world. Even during times of economic hardship, the US continues to dump billions into the private sector. The federal procurement spending rate of growth has surpassed the rate of U.S. inflation every year, since 2000. With annual federal procurement budgets of more than $400 billion, it is no surprise that the competition for government contracts has increased

  • U.s. Government Accountability Office

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    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress (GAO 2014). The GAO falls under the legislative branch of the federal government and works extensively with the executive branch, or more specifically, the Department of the Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget. How & When it Began The GAO was founded in 1921 when the Budget and Accounting Act transferred accounting, auditing responsibilities, and claims functions away from

  • The Elephant, Ivory And Trade

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    mammal in particular that caught my eye was the elephant. The elephant population has been decreasing significantly. One elephant species in exact has suffered more than others, which is the African elephant. In Gao and Clark’s words “African elephants (Loxodonta africana) are in great danger” (Gao & Clark, 23). This essay will review the factors that triggers humans to kill African elephants and the main cause humans are killing African elephant’s for. Although, humans might have valid reasons as to

  • Thomas J. Mccool's Troubled Asset Relief Program

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    from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). Their reason for writing this article can be analyzed by their tone, word choice, and audience. With this in mind, the first thing to look at is who the author is. The author could either be Thomas J. McCool or the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The first author is considered because of the reference to Thomas J. McCool at the bottom left corner, on the first page. The second author, the GAO, was considered based on the heading titles