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Is there any truth to the legend that women's rights were included in the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 as an attempt to defeat the bill? What Title VII Says Title VII of the Civil Rights Act makes it unlawful for an employer: to fail or refuse to hire or to discharge any individual, or otherwise to discriminate against any individual with respect to his compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of such individual's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Ich mag Deutsch besser. (I like German more.) What's wrong with the above statement? Actually nothing. But if you would say that to a German speaker, they would immediately know that you are a novice. There are more refined ways to state your preferences that will make your speech more polished. Here's how: Difficulty: Easy Time Required: Depends upon you.
Inflation is an increase in the price of a basket of goods and services that is representative of the economy as a whole. In other words, inflation is an upward movement in the average level of prices, as defined in Economics by Parkin and Bade. Its opposite is deflation, a downward movement in the average level of prices.
This exercise will give you practice in recognizing sexually biased language and avoiding it in your writing. Before attempting the exercise, you may find it helpful to review sexist language, biased language, gender, and generic pronouns. Instructions Consider how the following sentences reinforce sexual stereotypes by their reliance on gender-biased language.
In written Japanese, a radical (bushu) is a common sub-element found in different kanji characters. Kanji are the equivalent of letters in Arabic-based languages like English. Japanese is written in a combination of three scripts: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Kanji originated from Chinese characters, and the Japanese equivalents are based on ancient spoken Japanese.
It's a basic genealogical question: If one wants to name their son after a relative, is it better to go with "Junior" ("Jr.") of "The Second" ("II") at the end of the name? In my experience, the use of the term II generally indicates a son who has been named after a family member other than their father, such as a grandfather or an uncle.
Moths aren't just the dull brown cousins of our beloved butterflies. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Before you dismiss them as boring, check out these 10 fascinating facts about moths. 1. Moths Outnumber Butterflies by a 9 to 1 Ratio Butterflies and moths belong to the same order, Lepidoptera.
Journal writing, at least three times per week, is an important part of any language arts program in elementary school. These Christmas writing topics will inspire your students to write about the festive and seasonal ideas that are on our minds every December. Christmas Journal Writing Topics What does it mean to have the "holiday spirit"?
Sexual dimorphism is the difference in morphology between male and female members of the same species. Sexual dimorphism includes differences in size, coloration, or body structure between the sexes. For example, the male northern cardinal has a bright red plumage while the female has a duller plumage.
For routine desktop database applications, adding a single second to a task's execution time rarely makes a difference to end users - but when you need to process millions of tree leaves or generate billions of unique random numbers, speed-of-execution becomes more important. Timing Out Your Code In some applications, very accurate, high-precision time measurement methods are important and luckily Delphi provides a high-performance counter to qualify these times.
In 1898, the New York Biscuit Company and the American Biscuit and Manufacturing Company merged over 100 bakeries into the National Biscuit Company, later called Nabisco. Founders Adolphus Green and William Moore, orchestrated the merger and the company quickly rose to first place in the manufacturing and marketing of cookies and crackers in America.
The collection of 154 Shakespeare sonnets remains some of the most important poems ever written in the English language. Indeed, the collection contains Sonnet 18 - 'Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?' - described by many critics as the most romantic poem ever written. It is strange that, considering their literary importance, they were never supposed to be published!
Although you might have imagined it differently, college life tends to have some rather dramatic ups and downs. Sometimes things go great; sometimes they don't. When you have major, unexpected financial changes during your time in school, for example, the rest of your college experience can be affected.
William Inge's comedy, Bus Stop , is filled with sentimental characters and a slow-but-pleasant, slice-of-life storyline. Although dated, Bus Stop manages to charm its modern audience, if only due to our inherent longing for a simpler, more innocent past. Most of William Inge's plays are a mixture of comedy and drama.
In Shakespeare's time, the number of English speakers in the world is thought to have been between five and seven million. According to linguist David Crystal, "Between the end of the reign of Elizabeth I (1603) and the beginning of the reign of Elizabeth II (1952), this figure increased almost fiftyfold, to around 250 million" ( The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language , 2003).
Vocabulary charts come in a wide variety of forms. Using charts can help focus in on specific areas of English, group together words, show structures and hierarchy, etc. One of the most popular types of chart is a MindMap. A MindMap isn't really a chart, but rather a way to organize information. This vocabulary chart lesson is based on a MindMap, but teachers can use further suggestions for adapting graphic organizers as vocabulary charts.
Stability (or atmospheric stability) refers to air's tendency to either rise and create storms (instability), or to resist vertical movement (stability). The simplest way to understand how stability works is to imagine a parcel of air having a thin, flexible cover that allows it to expand but prevents the air inside from mixing with the surrounding air-as is true of a party balloon.
In sociology, consumption is about so much more than just taking in or using up resources. Humans consume to survive, of course, but in today's world, we also consume to entertain and amuse ourselves, and as a way to share time and experiences with others. We consume not only material goods but also services, experiences, information, and cultural products like art, music, film, and television.
February can be a tough month for many students with very few if any days off. Many school districts across the nation do not take President's Day off. Following is a list of themes and writing prompts for each day of February. These can be used any way you see fit in your class. They are great as warm-ups or journal entries.