For this project I was faced with obstacles that filled me with anxiety and fear, yet instead of becoming disabled and distracted by my fear, I used my coping and reframing skills to change not only my cognition, but also my affect and usual behavior. I accepted the fact that I was overwhelmed and changed the way I thought about the presentation. I used the negative thoughts I had about the project as motivation to get it accomplished. The fear of failure led me to be pro-active ad schedule my interview early on. As the interview approached however I became increasingly more nervous. I had been prepared but I couldn’t help thinking something would go wrong. As I was walking to his office I used the Act as if method. I pretended that I was confident and told myself that I was ready for this. Dr. Juris as we call him is an expert in mostly foreign policy, but has a strong passion for international law. He has been inspired by an undergrad prof to go into teaching himself, and also by Plato’s Republic because it talked about how to create a stable and good government. I chose him not only because he is my teacher in my major but because the way that he teaches is passionate and inspiring. As my interview came to an end I was relieved that I had scheduled it early, even if it were only out of fear. My next obstacle was now this presentation, and my first time presenting in front of a college class. I started procrastinating, and then the week before I was to present came up
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Woman’s Christian temperance Union organization formed in 1874 and were opponents of alcohol.
12. Booker T. Washington believed that self-help was the best plan for African American.
13. Web Dubois believed educational advancement was the key to success.
1. Pragmatism was a philosophical movement that stressed the visible real world results of ideas.
2. Behaviorism is a school of psychology that measured human behavior and believed that it can be shaped.
3. The 19th amendment gave women…
American society, so immigrants were often controlled by powerful “bosses” who provided jobs and shelter in return for political support at the polls.
B. Gradually, the nation’s conscience awoke to the trouble of the slums, and Walter Rauschenbusch and Washington Gladden began preaching the “Social Gospel,” insisting that churches tackle the burning social issues of the day.
C. Jane Addams founded Hull House in 1889 to teach children and adults the skills and knowledge that they would need to survive and…
Chapter 1: The Roots of the Black Bourgeoisie
1. According to the perspective of E. Franklin Frazier, the “Black Bourgeoisie played an important role among American Negros for decades. Frazier’s study led him to the significant of “Negro Business” and its impact on the black middle class. Education was a major social factor responsible for emergence of the Black bourgeoisie.
2. By fact, the net total number of the free Negroes in the first generation topped out at 37,245 with an estimated accumulation…
“We ain’t thugs for the sake of just bein’ thugs. Nobody do that where we grew at N___, duh! The poverty line we not above. So I come in the mask and gloves ‘cause we ain’t feelin’ the love. We ain’t doin’ crime for the sake of doin’ crimes. We movin’ dimes ‘cause we ain’t doin’ fine. One out of three of us is locked up doin’ time. You know what this could do to a N___ mind? My mind on my money, money on my mind. If you owe me ten dollars you ain’t givin’ me nine! Ya’ll ain’t give me 40 acres and…
human society. In other words, it’s the study of people and how they react to social forces in their environment. Sociology is one of many disciplines of social science – that including: history, economic, anthropology, political science, geography, psychology, and law. Sociology is important because you must first understand it to understand all the other disciplines. One of the first things that help us understand how society is set up is through the acronyms: CAGERS and PEMP. CAGERS are describes social…
The Path in Igniting Your Potential
In Business and Life
By Melodie Austria
Two most important aspects running in my life right now are: achieving happiness in life, and achieving success in Business. After researching, reading business books, watching thought leadership presentations, being coached by mentors, speaking to people from variety of backgrounds, I wanted to share on what has worked for me in consolidating success and happiness in life and in my professional career.
Running head: DYSTOPIAN UTOPIA, FROM THE LENS OF AN EYE WITNESS 1
Dystopian Utopia, From the Lens of an Eye Witness with
Accounts That Still Affect the Now
Asia B. Riddick
Pathways College Preparatory School
Asia B. Riddick, Department of Arts and Sciences, I.S. 109.
Asia B. Riddick is now at Department of College Readiness, Pathways College Preparatory School.
Correspondence concerning this…