Norway Country Profile, History, Music, Lifestyle Overall History of Norway The Kingdom of Norway is located on the west part of the Scandinavian peninsula. Geographically, it extends northward from the North Sea over 1,000 miles along the Norwegian Sea into the Arctic Circle, farther north than any other European land. Sweden, Finland, and the U.S.S.R. all share borders with Norway on the east and the northeast. With an area of over 125,000 square miles, Norway is slightly larger than New...
Why should middle school pupils wear school uniforms? I think pupils at middle schools should wear school uniforms because school uniforms are homogeneous and show no difference concerning the families economic. School uniforms might help to reduce violence in middle schools, because middle school pupils, who wear school uniforms often feel more as a unit and get along better among each other. Apart from these reasons I also feel, that school uniforms help pupils to represent their school and...
There are some 30,374 lay magistrates in England and Wales, 15,858 men and 14,516 women, appointed by the Lord Chancellor or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, in the name of the Crown. Magistrates are ordinary members of the community who sit in the Magistrates' Courts and who dispense justice at the lowest level of the English court system. They are unpaid for what they do and therefore are not servants of the Crown. This supports their position of impartiality between the Crown and...
Analysis of "The Pyramid Scheme" If you’ve spent any time on the internet, you’ve probably seen several advertisements or “Get Rich Quick” schemes floating about, claiming that you will get a large sum of money for just a simple $1 investment. It sounds harmless; you send $1 to five people on a list, then new members send you money in a couple of weeks, and so on. What could be wrong with that? Let me explain how this process works. You receive an E-mail claiming...
Creative Alternatives to the Issues of Censorship News flash: A 12 year old kills a 6 year old by practicing wrestling moves on her he learned from WWF Smack Down. A 13-year old boy shoots and kills a classmate with a gun he ordered from the Internet. As we can see in these disturbing incidents, violence amongst youngsters is on the rise. One of the forces driving our youth to violence is the media, such as TV and the Internet, to which children have easy access. To prevent violence,...
Standard Oil Vs. The United States Rockefeller was obsessed with the refinement of oil. He saw the tremendous potential of the industry and he decided to dominate it. Rockefeller left the drilling of oil alone, instead he focused on refineries and certain pipe lines that were used to move oil around. Rockefeller and several companions founded the Standard Oil Company. Two years after its conception Standard Oil Co. had taken control of over all but 4 of the almost 40 refineries...
Literature on Atheletes in Society “Where have you gone Joe Di Maggio,” by Goodman focuses on the misguided perception that society has on our athletes. Athletes are placed on a pedestal above the rest, and are given special privileges in order to maintain their heroic status. “Hero,” and “supreme beings,” are used to describe our athletes’ personalities but underneath the glory they are just like us; only they are trained to focus on one skill. ...
Recycling Candles One of the earliest inventions in human history is the Candle. A source of light, usually made of wax (tallow was widely used in the past, which is the processed fat of cattle and sheep). The wax is melted then molded, and contains a wick that is burned to give light. Or the wick itself would be dipped in melted wax several times. These days, candles are mainly used for decorating rooms and celebrations. The art of candlemaking has advanced rapidly since Chevreul a...
Violence the Need for Better Security in Schools Security in schools is it enough? Perhaps the security in some schools can be better. Look at all the violence that we have had in the schools of the United States. Not to mention the shooting, stabbings, and arguments the students have with their peers and teachers now a days. It seems to me that the student teacher relationship has died out. The student should have a very trustful relationship with the teacher so that he/she can come to...
Is Hawaiian Sovereignty Something That Can Be Afforded? "If all of this seems long ago and far away, it is worth remembering that the past is never past." (Faulkner cited in Ellison, P.274) Many different groups today are seeking the sovereignty of Hawaii. The reason being that these mostly Native Hawaiian groups feel that they suffered a severe injustice when they were annexed into the United States against their own free will. They feel that since they were treated like objects rather...