Basketball is everywhere in the United States; it is becoming more and more popular. Basketball is a wonderful sport and a great work out. Basketball is a fun and competitive sport. It is my favorite sport because anybody can play it. There are so many good role models in the National Basketball Association. Young boys and girls can look up to successful athletes they see on TV every night. I love basketball because it provides people with a great, rewarding workout. Running up and down the court keeps you moving, sweating, and burning calories. The best feeling is shooting three point shots and dunking the ball. When you get on a hot streak, making all those shots and the crowd hyping you up, you feel motivated. You get so happy, sometimes you feel like you could dunk from half-court. Basketball games are exciting for players because the game is very competitive and it keeps the fans on the edge of their seat! Anybody could play basketball; the sport is for everyone. There are basketball courts all over the United States and the rest of the world. Many students learn to play basketball in gym class. I learned to play basketball on the playground. There are so many positive role models in the NBA. Players like Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Durant are great role models for young boys and girls. Children can watch any of these superstars every night on TV. The game of basketball is a great sport. There are so many reasons why basketball is my favorite sport. It
model that is used, sectional interest groups and the need for greater industry voice due to globalisation.
"The great object of the institution of civil government is the improvement of the condition of those who are parties to the social compact” (Quincy Adams, J. 2006). Simply put the purpose of government is the betterment of society at large, both business or otherwise. To do this government depends on business to provide investment, employment, goods and services for the society, it also of course…
1. James Monroe, 1817- 1825 --- Republican
Secretary of State --- John Quincy Adams
A. Marshall’s Decisions: McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819
This case arose because the state of Maryland had levied a tax on the Baltimore branch of the Bank of the United States. The opinion of Court delivered by Marshall was that the Maryland tax was unconstitutional. The main issues were whether Congress has the right to establish a national bank or a state…
department are trying to combat against racial profiling. This could help as a resource because it is another source for different racial situations.
5. Ouincy Troupe, My Take, Black Renaissance Norie, Spring 2011, www.africanastudies.as.nyu.edu
The author Quincy Troupe describes witnessing the rebirth of the Caucasian nationalism in American Society. In this article he tells how different races are stereotyped to succeed before people of his race. I feel this resource would help my paper…
Miles Davis is an American jazz musicians, he is a winner of 9 Grammy Awards and considered one of the top musicians of his era. He was a famous trumpet player, and songwriter, Davis was also known for being a bandleader and a composer. Davis was the first jazz musician to fuse both jazz and rock. This then introduced and new sound for others. Miles David legend is still growing strong even after his poor health and lack of creativity to jazz.
Miles Dewey Davis was born on May 26, 1926…
AP USH Period 1
Jacksonian Democracy DBQ
The Jacksonian democracy of the 1820s-1830s is often associated with an expansion of the political influence, economic opportunities, and social equality available to “the common man,” a concept of the masses which President Andrew Jackson and his newly founded Democratic party came to represent. The new administration certainly saw gains for the majority; namely, public participation in government increased to unprecedented…
Leadership in Professional Nursing
Every day, a set team of nurses and nursing managers set out to ensure the health and well-being of their patients. To achieve this goal, a nurse manager must adhere to a specific style of nursing leadership. There are many different styles of leadership in the healthcare field. Bass and Barnes (1985) stated that the two most common are transformational and transactional (as cited in Frankel, 2008, p.24). This paper will define leadership, the…
A disorder in which individuals
develop strong cravings for
alcohol because it produces
pleasurable feelings or relieves
stress and anxiety.
Alcoholis A primary, chronic disease in
which genetic, psychosocial, and
Effects of Alcohol on
Alcohol is quickly distributed to all the
cells of the body.
Once it reaches the brain, alcohol alters
brain chemistry and neurotransmitter
Alcohol is a central nervous system
depressant that impairs…
"Ray Charles is one of the most gifted and influential musicians of our century. By combining gospel, jazz, blues, and country, he helped invent what would become known as soul."
Ritz, D (2003) Brother Ray: Ray Charles Own Story
Ray Charles is well known for his ability to play, compose and perform music across a plethora of
genres. His work has inspired generations and will continue to do so for years to come. It is
thought by many that he was responsible for the creation of soul music…
I. Three Worlds Meet
a. Native Americans
1. migration and diversity- North America, South America, Central America, and Caribbean’s.
2. culture- trade networks started in the 1400s. They were polytheistic.
3. Indian people beyond the present-day US
4. Statistics- 50-70 million Native Americans lived here when Christopher Columbus came and landed on San Salvador. 2/3rds of Native Americans died from smallpox.
1. West African empires