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Controversy

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Avignon
location of alternate papacy (1309–1377). [Fr. Hist.: Bishop, 376]
Birth of a Nation, The
film elicits emotional response (1915). [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 36–39]
Chicago 8 trial
alleged ringleaders of Chicago riots tried in circus atmosphere (1969). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 630]
Drell Scott decision
Supreme Court decision concerning freedom of slaves (1857). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 151–152]
Origin of Species, The
once revolutionary theory of evolution and natural selection (1859). [Br. Science: The Origin of Species]
Pentagon Papers
Defense Department’s Vietnam policy papers leaked to press. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 376]
Rite of Spring, The
Stravinsky’s score caused riot at premiere (1913). [Music Hist.: Thompson, 1900]
Sacco and Vanzetti
(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian immigrants tried and executed for murder in witch-hunt for anarchists. [Am. Hist.: Sacco-Vanzetti Case: A Transcript]
Scopes trial
concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools (1925). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 142–146]
Scottsboro Case
cause célèbre concerning nine Negro men, two white girls (1931). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 753]
scrap of paper
pre-WWI Belgian neutrality; German disregard precipitated British involvement. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 450]
Stamp Act
legislative development contributing to American Revolution (1765). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 475]
Tonkin Gulf
disputed N. Vietnamese attacks escalated U.S. war effort (1964). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 595]
Warren Report
government’s much disputed conclusion that President Kennedy’s assassin acted alone. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 594]
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Overall, second-year students had the highest percentage of disagree responses (65.
The poll garnered a total of 2,369 votes - 55 percent of which chose 'very much disagree,' 13 percent of which answered 'disagree.
The "Agree:Disagree" ratio to this question was an emphatic 0:7, which was coded as "strongly disagree," to represent that 100% of the reviewers argued that EPA's draft RfD for Methanol was too conservative.
Strongly Agree Some-what Neither Some-what Disagree Strongly Agree Agree Agree nor Disagree Disagree Disagree 1.
Survey Note:- The result shows that 75 % bank's respondents "agree" that workplace harassment affects the image of the organization in the market, whereas 20% disagree 5% said they are strongly agree.
Participants' response to the Attitude Scale for Mental Illness (ASMI) questionnaire Education Nursing Variable Response (n=148) % People with mental illness Totally disagree 2 1.
Men are much more likely than women to strongly disagree with the statement: 32% compared to 17.
Indeed, it could be said that the ability to disagree is the one ability they all share.
Out of 17,4% of the polled pupils which disagree with the statement, only 4,8% disagree at all.
Please tell me if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or strongly disagree that you see yourself more as a global citizen than a citizen of [country]?
The surveys used a Likert-scale (1, strongly disagree to 5 strongly agree).
Overall, 90% of staff believe their role ultimately makes a difference to patients, and 62% are able to do their job to a standard they are personally pleased with, while 21% disagree.