Essays Tagged: "citizens"


understanding of virtues, it was these virtues that revolved around much of the controversies. The citizens thought that Socrates poisoned the minds of children. Causing them to lose respect for pare ...

(3 pages) 303 4 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The similarites in Antigone and Creon

eon! Is there no man left in the world-' TeirsesiasGreek theatre played a large role in Greece. The citizens were supposed to learnfrom the mistakes made in tragedies. The citizens should have learned ...

(5 pages) 162 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


se the problem?One of the largest growing concerns in Toronto is the constantlyincreasing number of citizens who are finding themselves livingon the streets. With the decrease in the number of availab ...

(3 pages) 324 1 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Symbolism in Grapes of Wrath

opinions, John Steinbeck utilized symbolism as a forum to convey the hardships and attitudes of the citizens of America during the 1930's in his book The Grapes of Wrath.The first aspect of the novel ...

(11 pages) 192 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Female Discrimination in the Labor Force

he labor force. This expansion has unfortunately shown how women arestill being treated as inferior citizens when comparing their wages and the jobs they arehired for to that of men. Many women in sim ...

(5 pages) 396 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

A Non-Religious Contract in America

know what? It is really none of the government's business.America can no longer deny its homosexual citizens the right to have a legal marriage. Looking at today's society, we can see that there is no ... f two heterosexual people, no matter how public they may be, has no impact on the lives of everyday citizens. This will be true for homosexual couples as well. The government only needs to be involved ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.5 Dec/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Censorship, Freedom or Suppression?

nments version of censorship varies greatly from mine, just as mine does from a world wide view.The citizens of the United States are living in a pure democracy that has given us all first amendment r ... r should be no government intervention on a code of ethics or morality. This should mean that we as citizens should be allowed complete freedom of our own choices. Our government was set up to make la ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Position Paper on The Police Exception and the Domestic Abuse Law

s wrong. Domestic Abuse is wrong. This is a very simple concept and lawmakers, police officers, and citizens of our country for years have been in majority agreeance with these concepts. One of the pu ... estic abusers is revoking the privilege to carry weapons in public. This prevents convicted abusive citizens from having the ability to tote a potentially murderous weapon around, at any time ready to ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Roman Society

ome a citizen of Rome and not manyaccomplished it. Plebeians and woman were thought of as worthless citizens in society,but through time they gained more rights. To show that this is true, I will bead ... ressing four topics: plebeians versus. patricians, women, merchants and artisans,and slaves and non-citizens.When Rome established a republic in 509 B.C., two major classes developed.The patricians co ...

(4 pages) 180 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Freedom of our Nation's Citizens

Freedom of our Nation?s CitizensWhat is freedom anyway? Where does our freedom stop and someone else?s begin, and vice versa ... reamed of.Now, on to another of the many subjects that were faced with. Education- does our nations citizens have the right to be educated properly? What about all of our friends on the other side of ...

(6 pages) 147 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights


or international political system in which two levels of government control the same territory and citizens. Countries with federal political systems have both a central government and governments ba ... government power should be controlled by overlapping authority within the government and by giving citizens the rights to criticize state action and remove officials from office. In the United States ...

(4 pages) 388 3 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Rogerian Argument - handguns in US

For some time now the question of whether or not handguns should be legal to allcitizens has haunted our society. Is it morally right for anyone to carry a gun and shoot itwhen the ...

(2 pages) 200 1 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Ancient Greece

nd understood the physical world.Greek civilization developed in small city-states. City-states had citizens. These citizens were strongly patriotic and many of them took part in public affairs. The w ...

(4 pages) 214 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Industrial Revolution Essay in 1st person point of view. Speaking as a member of the house of commons, I explain the horrible working conditions, and why child labor was essential for the time.

ave become the greatest and most wealthy industrial nation in the world. Unfortunately, many of our citizens are beginning to question our blessed industry as a hidden curse. Many feel that the indust ...

(2 pages) 162 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay deals with issues and concerns of totalitarian governments in society.

lity among the people, and yet there are still places where one man has the power to decide the way citizens will live, and in some cases, the way they will die.The 20th century has been a time when m ... to be a disaster for the prosperity of the country. Amin also persecuted any educated or Christian citizens living in Uganda, choosing to favour illiterates like him. Idi Amin was a man who believed ...

(5 pages) 127 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Evolution of the Franchise: Voting Through the Years. This essay explicates the evolution of who our government has allowed to vote and how changes came about

o correct their own mistakes," said Mr. Arthur Sutherland (Ross, 258). This right of the individual citizens is demonstrated in the concept of the constitution as a living, changing document. When our ... an individual to make decisions comes along with the right to vote. At the present time, almost all citizens over the age of eighteen have non-restricted voting rights. However, American history has n ...

(3 pages) 93 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The essay is on the training of the Roman armies and there place in socity. With Bibliograph.

ir power but also with their courage and intelligence.The recruitment of the soldiers were based on citizenship and wealth. The reasoning was that if a man had property that he was to risk in battle, ... risk in battle, he would fight for it until the end. He would also arm himself at his expense. The citizens were classified by their wealth into 5 classes. The wealthiest class formed the Legion. The ...

(9 pages) 148 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A detailed four page paper entailing the properties of Power (ie. ways to exert it, who has it and how to maintain it, etc.)

the behavior of another. In an age where countries and militant groups wage war on each other, the citizens beneath their respective leaders look to them for guidance and morals. These leaders are in ...

(4 pages) 125 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Cybertechnology: will it lead to a more equal society?

each other. 'The Net offers us a chance to take charge of our own lives and to redefine our role as citizens of local communities and of a global society. It also hands us the responsibility to govern ... , to think for ourselves, to educate our children, to do business honestly, and to work with fellow citizens to design rules we want to live by' (Dyson, page 2)Margie Wylie, the editor of Digital Medi ...

(9 pages) 212 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking


m really means. Also, Americans now ponder what it will take to protect our rights as United States citizens. The terrorist attacks have certainly brought about many ethical issues that have rarely be ... ering on the line of violating American rights. While the United States Government must protect its citizens and those passing through our country, it has to draw the line somewhere so as not to be ac ...

(5 pages) 226 0 3.7 Apr/2002

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