Essays Tagged: "Act of Violence"

Persuasive paper for not letting juveniles be tried as adults.

gle out certain minors and call them adults? Were they considered adults before they carried out an act of violence? No. How then, did a violent act cause them to cross over a line that is defined by ... ed to help parents of troubled kids in raising their children. These programs offer strategies and tactics for helping supervise and discipline troubled children. This is done because it is believed t ...

(8 pages) 1349 11 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

rape

utes that once horridly thought of crime. In the opinion of some, rape is no longer just a physical act of violence that accompanies uninvited sex. Rape, as defined by some, can occur even when the tw ... men, in my opinion, are capable of being this strong and self-reliant.Coersion, as I see it, is a practice as common for most people as brushing their teeth before bed. I think that we are all guilty ...

(6 pages) 105 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Euthanasia is not Murder

o cause harm, physician assisted euthanasia cannot be considered murder.Murder can be defined as an act of violence which is perpetrated against a victim. For example, a man stuffed into a car after b ... iolence at a time of the killer's rather than nature's choosing.Unlike murder, euthanasia is not an act of violence. In an editorial in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dr. Eric Chevlen argues that patient ...

(4 pages) 140 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Mao Zedong and him as a leader

le, so temperate, king, courteous, restrained, and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.'1- Mao ZedongChina: a land which is as delica ... : Mao Zedong. Even before the declaration of the People's Republic of China in 1949, Mao was a key factor determining the events that changed the face of his country.Was Mao Zedong a great, progressiv ...

(18 pages) 329 1 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Hate Crimes - This essay is about what hate crimes are, how often they happen, and what we can do to help prevent them

Hate CrimesA hate crime is an act of violence, a threat, harassment, or property damage motivated by bigotry and prejudice against ... n, national origin, gender, disability, or sexual orientation of another group or individual. These acts are not only against the victim(s), but also the particular group as a whole. Hate crimes are v ... g). Most hate crimes are carried out by, seemingly, law-abiding young people who do not think their actions are wrong. Sometimes drugs and alcohol help initiate these crimes, but the main factor appea ...

(3 pages) 255 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - a paramedic's perspective.

e a significant problem. The causes of PTSD range from a major life-threatening incident (e.g. war, act of violence, accident and disaster) to a prolonged series of events (e.g. bullying, harassment, ... t has been known by many names including shell shock, war neurosis, soldier's heart, gross stress reaction, transient situation disturbance, combat stress, combat fatigue, battle fatigue, stress break ...

(5 pages) 172 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

An persuasive essay by Steve Savitt about why minors should not be charged as adults

gle out certain minors and call them adults? Were they considered adults before they carried out an act of violence? No. How then, did a violent act cause them to cross over a line that is defined by ... ed to help parents of troubled kids in raising their children. These programs offer strategies and tactics for helping supervise and discipline troubled children. This is done, because it is believed ...

(6 pages) 237 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Road Rage Prevention: Keeping the Roads Safe

you ever been the recipient of an obscene gesture or been tailgated while driving? What was your reaction? Did you ignore the other driver or retaliate in a similar fashion? Every day Americans put t ... every driver is a potential victim of road rage.Road rage consists of a wide variety of aggressive acts committed by one driver aimed at another. Road rage is an act of violence. Road rage incidents ...

(7 pages) 91 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Research Paper for English Composition I "Lincoln and ESP"

The 16th president of the United States was assassinated while in office. This was an act of violence that has echoed through time in haunting phenomena in many locations. An interesting ... y after the death of his favorite son Willie, in 1862, he attended séances to be able to contact Willie's spirit. Most historians and writers point Lincoln's interest in spiritualism to his wif ... , on which rested a corpse wrapped in funeral vestments. Around it were stationed soldiers who were acting as guards; and there was a throng of people, some gazing mournfully upon the corpse, whose fa ...

(5 pages) 61 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Terrorism the New War

ns of prominent leaders can be traced to biblical times. As Boyer Bell observes, "There is no satisfactory political definition of terror extant or forthcoming, [and] there is similarly no common acad ... ical scientists or social psychologists". (Bell, 6) Most definitions emphasize that terrorism is an act of violence designed to influence the political behavior of nations, organizations, groups, and ...

(12 pages) 640 2 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

James Bladwin and Notes of A Native Son

t the history of the United States, communities of all races and religions have been bombarded with activists and modern-day intellectuals expressing their points of view on the plagues of society tod ... rn-day intellectuals expressing their points of view on the plagues of society today. Some of these activists are independent soft-spoken conservatives while others are wild ill-willed extremist tryin ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Violence in the Workplace

As difficult as it may be to imagine a violent act taking place at work, in these times it is an eventuality that can not be ignored. Too frequentl ... tly these days, new leads off with a report about a disgruntled employee committing some horrifying act of violence in the workplace. "Something like that could never happen here", is what most assume ... y, statistics show that violence can and does happen in the workplace more often than we think. In fact, the chances of violence occurring in the workplace are shockingly high and increasing. Few woul ...

(5 pages) 170 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Essay on how Juveniles should not be charged as adults

gle out certain minors and call them adults? Were they considered adults before they carried out an act of violence? No. How then, did a violent act cause them to cross over a line that is defined by ... ed to help parents of troubled kids in raising their children. These programs offer strategies and tactics for helping supervise and discipline troubled children. This is done, because it is believed ...

(6 pages) 171 2 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Workplace Violence Prevention Plan Paper

rd images pop up in our head like the Jerry Springer Show, the Oklahoma City Bombing, or the latest act of violence to shock our nation, September 11, 2001. These images are stuck in our minds forever ... nation, September 11, 2001. These images are stuck in our minds forever; the shear horror of these acts puts us back into perspective of reality. Violence is a very real almost unpredictable event th ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Battered Wives, Shattered Lives"

stic violence and the battering of women.The states of New Jersey, Minnesota, and Alaska have taken action to recognize the domestic violence issues and taken action to hold the abusers accountable fo ... ues and taken action to hold the abusers accountable for their unjust actions. Abuse was said to be actions involving beating and chocking. Once Instance involving Ms. Rapp, she killed her abusive hus ...

(1 pages) 38 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Violent Video Games Shouldn

deo Games Shouldn't Be BannedWritten by: Nick LilleymanHumanity has had many scapegoats for violent acts during all it's ages, as long as there is something a person doesn't like people will always fi ... are obvious. Likewise with all people, race, shape, or form, there are only a selected few who will actually commit severe act of violence. Their violence cannot be based on a primary source such as v ...

(3 pages) 3354 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Female pirates in the Caribbean: role status and Contribution.

Piracy, in international law, the crime or robbery, or other act of violence for private ends, on the high seas or in the air above the seas (Encarta 1). Piracy ... s would not allow women to be pirates. If a woman wanted to be a pirate she would have to dress and act as though she was a man. That is why history recognizes the few pirates that were women. There w ... uld help with the payment; she paid a crown per week for Mary's support (Woodbury 212). Mary had to act like a boy for years around her grandmother. Mary was 13 years old when her grandmother passed a ...

(11 pages) 31 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Teen Violence

Violence is an act of purposefully hurting someone. It is a major issue many young adults are facing today. The twe ... k of being the victims of violence. There is no single reason for the rise in youth violence. Many factors cause violent behavior. The more these factors are present in a teen's life, the more likely ... ior. The more these factors are present in a teen's life, the more likely he or she is to commit an act of violence. Some of the factors that may cause youth violence are exposure to violence and fami ...

(7 pages) 131 3 3.9 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Amnesty International and the Death Penalty (1997)

penalty has never been shown to deter crime more effectively than other punishments.Execution is an act of violence and violence tends to provoke violence. The imposition and infliction of the death p ... n, electric chair,hanging, firing squad, gas chamber.Essay writingThe death penalty"Execution is an act of violence and violence tends to provoke more violence. The execution of someone is making more ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

'The Assassination of JFK' - An Official Report - (Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin)

Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963. On that day, the world witnessed an atrocious and shocking act of violence directed against a man, a family, a nation, and against all mankind. This Investigat ... ld, a sense of renewed truth and hopefully, as a consequence, a sense of finality over the horrific acts described above. This report has the potential to achieve its aim through establishing cumulati ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents