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Unemployment rate in the United States Economy Unemployment is one of the principal macroeconomic problems facing the United States economy. This implies that the economy is not operating under full employment. United States has been experiencing a high level of unemployment in the past. However, in the recent past the United States unemployment has fallen down to 7.7 percent as per statistics this year in the month of November. This is the lowest unemployment rate United States labor department has...

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Hispanic Americans in the United States

 Hispanic Americans in the United States: Taking a Deeper Look Diversity in America Term Paper November 26, 2013 Abstract Over the past several decades, the United States has become a much more diverse country. Immigration from most if not all countries throughout the world are the reason for this. A large portion of the immigrants that make up our country are Hispanics. Hispanics aren’t just made up of one group of people, but rather several groups from different countries...

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International Trade and United States

nDr. Anyanwu, Eco 201: HW Solutions for Chapter 2 (Discussed in class on September 25): Question 1 Describe the four major types of economic flows that link the United States with other nations. Provide a specific example of each type of flow. ANSWER: The four major economic flows are: the flows of goods and services (trade flows); the flows of capital equipment and labor (resource flows); the flows of information and technology; and the financial flows (money). The financial flows provide...

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Sputnik's Effect on the United States

Americans, and for the first time the United States was technologically behind their Communist counterparts. During 1952 the International Council of Scientific Unions decided to officially designate July 1, 1957, to December 31, 1958, as the International Geophysical Year (IGY). This period was designated because scientists knew that solar activity would be at a point that would allow for mapping of the Earth's surface. Both the Soviet Union and the United States set plans in place to launch artificial...

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United States as a World Superpower

Ashley Torgerson Dr. Brown International Relations 2nd May, 2012 United States as a World Superpower The rising to the status of world super power does not happen overnight. To explore the journey to the top, we must recognize the struggles and obstacles that were overcome. As Americans we can proudly say that we live in a country with globally recognized supremacy. As stated earlier, it was not an easy title to obtain. Looking back throughout history we can see specific examples of how we...

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Education in the United States

James Hite Professor Truong English 101 18 May 2013 Education in the United States This great country on the federal, state, and local level needs to invest more money in educating its citizens. In the past the United States boasted a higher percentage of technically trained, well educated, top of their field professionals to fulfill the needs of not only this great country, but those of the rest of the world too. However those...

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A Petition to the President of the United States

My purpose in writing this essay was to show that while “A letter to the President of the United States” was written by someone who was very knowledgeable and signed or approved by many other scientists was not successful. This essay goes to show that sometimes no matter how much valid evidence is presented to an individual regarding why they should not make a decision, they disregard that and make the decision anyway. I hope that the readers are able to understand that the scientists were truly...

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The United States Beer Industry

The United States Beer Industry Over the last few decades, the United States beer industry has been characterized by a very clear trend toward an increase in the concentration of the market. Today, some 80% of all beer consumed in the United States is produced by just three companies-Anheuser-Busch (which is now owned by In Bev of Belgium), SAB-Miller, and Molson Coors-up from 57% of the market in 1980. Anheuser-Busch had almost 50% of the market in 2008, up from just 28.2% in 1980. SAB-Miller (formed...

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Signals Intelligence and United States

Security Service (NSA/CSS) was established in November 1952 to provide a cryptologic organization for the civilian and military leaders of the United States and to provide them with timely information. The National Security Agency (NSA) coordinates, directs, and performs highly specialized activities to produce foreign intelligence information and protect United States information systems through two main missions, Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Information Assurance (IA). The Signals Intelligence (SIGINT)...

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Sociology and United States

Socialization c. Regulation of sexual behavior d. All of the above. 2. What is the average age for first marriages in the United States (as of 2013)? a. 25 for men and almost 22 for women b. 35 for men and almost 30 for women c. 29 for men and almost 27 for women d. 22 for men and almost 20 for women 3. Which of the following is not a child-rearing pattern that has increased in the United States? a. Adoption b. Endogamous families c. Dual-income families d. Single-parent families 4. According to the conflict...

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