Essays Tagged: "congressmen"

Cogressional Term Limits

sted of long-term, carreerists who were unwilling to change. The problem was not that there were no Congressmen who were committed to real change elected in 1994 because there were, but Congress was h ... sful in their task, and it=s plain to see why. Until that changes, Congress is not going to change. Congressmen need to get back to basics and realize that they are in office to serve their people, an ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Influence of Green Groups on the Policy of the United States

e through the study ofviews offered by both sides. Also, a survey will be used to determine whether congressmen views are consistent withenvironmentalist views. It will also present whether policy cha ... cal attention through protests and otheractions that draw people's attention. The voting records of congressmen and their current view will be examined.Environmental lobbying efforts will also be exam ...

(8 pages) 230 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Crimes of the Infamous Cali Drug Cartel

started theirmanipulation of the Colombian government. The first acts the brothers made werebribing congressmen to vote against anti-narcotic laws, and running their drugsyndicate using faxes and cell ... porter wrote, it wasthe next step in Samper's 'Noriegization'.The Cali cartel was quick to react as congressmen, likely bribed by the cartel,granted a board to take off television shows on the basis o ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Analyze the degree to which the Articles of Confederation provided an effective form of government with respect to any TWO of the following: -Foreign Relations -Economic Conditions -Western Lands

altogether, they relied solely on money contributed by the states. By 1780, currency was worthless. Congressmen started to take action by establishing a department of finance with help from Robert Mor ...

(3 pages) 91 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay describes the Lewis and Clark expedition, and what effects it had on the U.S.

ized to determine the extent of the United States' new purchase. He realized that some Senators and Congressmen mocked his ideas and viewed the West as a worthless wasteland. Therefore, he asked Congr ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A diary entry about the writing of the constitution, by George Mason.

Dear Congressmen,Today on Monday August 6, 1787 we finally settled on the first draft of the Constitution ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Transcontinental Railroad Important Dates. It is written like a timeline.

the winter of 1863-1864 Durant went to Washington, armed with cash and stock certificates to bribe congressmen. Collis Huntington of the Central Pacific was there too. His pockets crammed with money ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mark Udall, political science, election process, constituancey, qoutes from Richard F Fenno, Jr.s 'The American Political Science Review.

metPaper Assignment4/10/2003Based on Richard F Fenno, Jr.s 'The American Political Science Review,' congressmen base their presentation of self through their perception of their district constituency, ...

(8 pages) 26 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Why are US political parties so decentralised?

based on how big the population of a state is, and a set number of Senators. Because each State has Congressmen, their ideas will differ from another state's because of the fact that the US is a massi ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Executive Sessions

us if it wasn't for the executive sessions. We need executive sessions because we should trust our congressmen, congressmen shouldn't be falsely accused, and in times of war we need privacy.First of ... ouldn't be falsely accused, and in times of war we need privacy.First of all, if we don't trust our congressmen, we don't trust America. People of the United States elected our congressmen, and with o ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Campaign finance reform

Are our senators and congressmen voices of the people, or voices of the special interests? Campaign finance reform has be ... osecuting judges who accept bribes in exchange for making unjust rulings.Why not similarly go after congressmen and senators who trade lawmaking decisions for campaign contributions. The answer is sim ...

(5 pages) 151 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Legislative Oversight

be Congress' neglected job because its members did not have the enough incentives to carry it out. Congressmen would rather pass legislation establishing new programs or do other tasks that gave them ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

'How accurate is the film GANDHI in accounting Mahatma Gandhi's life?' By Raghav Kaushik

glish. It is true that Gandhi did speak this language when he lived in South Africa; and few of the Congressmen (particularly Jinnah) felt at home with the English language; but the Mahatma switched t ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Significant Individuals Within Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water Marc Reisner

Wayne AspinallCongressmen from Colorado who served as chairman of the House of Interior Committee in the late 1969 ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

American Tariff Policy

turing didn't happen so instead of helping them all the tariff did was hurt them by raising prices. Congressmen traded votes with other congressmen similarly situated and thus created massive "support ...

(1 pages) 42 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Movie Review of "Disguished Gentlemen" starring Eddie Murphy. This movie satirizes what goes on in Congress.

s, con-artists, blackmailing a chairman of a committee for calling a sex hotline. The sleaziness of Congressmen is showed when Congressman Jeff Johnson dies for having sex with his secretary. Congress ... sters, buttons, and pins. He approaches Mrs. Johnson acting as if he was a preppy, white guy. Black Congressmen sometimes attain their positions not because of the great speeches they make but because ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Analysis of George W. Bush's 9/11 Speech to Congress

he President a more conversational tone, and made the tense audience much more relaxed. Many of the congressmen, indeed, much of the American people, had the same questions that Bush brought forward, ...

(4 pages) 43986 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Schools of reconstruction after the Civil War

es, under the Constitution. This came to pass when, under the leadership of Thaddeus Stevens, those congressmen, also known as radical republicans, who sought to punish the South refused to seat its e ...

(4 pages) 60 2 0.0 Apr/2006

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

With Age Comes Wisdom - Henry Adam

ted States of America. His father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were all either presidents or congressmen. Adams was a very talented novelist and historian who published many books. Adams also w ...

(3 pages) 32 1 3.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Strengths and Weaknesses of the Electoral College

and one of which goes to the House Representative(with the exception of D.C. which has no appointed congressmen). The Electoral College was set up in the United States Constitution and it is believed ...

(1 pages) 44 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government