Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Homework 8/31

1.  globalization-to extend to other or all parts of the globe; make worldwide: efforts to globalize the auto industry.  “This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It's not just that the personal computer has come along as a great tool. The whole pace of business is moving faster. Globalization is forcing companies to do things in new ways.” -Bill Gates

2.  culture-the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc. “The people here are so friendly, and it's been fun year after year. It's something that everyone from every culture can enjoy, not just the Irish and the Scottish.” -John Bruce

3.  civilization- an advanced state of human society, in which a high level of culture, science, industry, and government has been reached. “Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.” -Ayn Rand

 4.  history- the aggregate of past events.  “The historic newspaper articles take you back in time to one of the most famous disasters in history. The articles do more than just report the events; they reveal the shock and sadness of the tragedy.” -Greg Hollingsworth

5.  progress- a movement toward a goal or to a further or higher stage: the progress of a student toward a degree. “By the end of our first practice session we had two songs completed. It was amazing progress, compared to stuff I had done in the past.” -Scott Rozell

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