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The Information Age moved society from an industry-based economy to an information-based economy. It has generated research, work, commerce and new forms of entertainment and has given most of the world access to informa... More »

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The last military draft in the United States occurred during the Vietnam War. However, men must still register for the draft even when the country is not at war. Twenty-six years is the cutoff age. More »

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According to HowStuffWorks, information technology gives companies the ability to organize large databases, personal schedules and various other forms of important information. Information technology has impacted the way... More »

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Experts say the Information Age is currently at hand. Technological innovations have changed the way information is sent and received. This has produced corresponding changes to entertainment, work, commerce and other as... More »

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Nigeria is one of the leading countries in the production of petroleum products, but the country also has diversified its economy with industries in beverages, cement, cigarettes, food processing, textiles and detergents... More »

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The Order of the Illuminati was an 18th-century secret society created by Adam Weishaupt. The organization, founded on May 1, 1776, was a product of The Enlightenment and featured various freethinkers and intellectuals o... More »

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Although it was originally thought that the Renaissance was a period during which women achieved a greater degree of equality with men, the assumption has been challenged by modern writers claiming that even women in the... More »

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