Essays Tagged: "democratic governments"

Baron de Montesquieu, a government philosopher, and one of the five philosophers that helped revolutionized the American's constitutional democratic government.

together. The first government he describes, and most cherished, was the Republican Government, or democratic. Montesquieu stressed the point that democratic governments work, because of the simple s ... sions given to the people by Montesquieu helped form the oldest and most influential constitutional democratic government in the world.

(1 pages) 66 1 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Communism vs Democracy

rent political viewpoints. These points were portrayed in two different forms of government. Today, democratic governments are taking over most other forms of government. It is a race of countries and ... Socialist Workers party. Fidel Castro ran the party in Cuba. Mao Tung ran the Chinese Workers party.Democratic governments support basic rights and freedoms. People in the United States can participat ...

(4 pages) 150 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Explains the United States' and the USSR's political and economic concerns at the end of World War II

d affairs. America set out to secure a safe homeland for the Jewish nation and to foster and secure democratic governments throughout the world. In contrast the Russian people suffered tremendously. T ...

(1 pages) 29 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The Age of Pericles from (461-429 B.C.).

izens engaged in self-government than any other city-state. This reform made Athens one of the most democratic governments in history. However, political rights were still limited to those with citize ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What is the Nature of Political Participation Under Authoritarian Forms of State Rule and Are the People Necessarily Oppressed?

orms of government and state rule are usually put into one of two categories. These categories are Democratic governments, seen in established democracies such as the UK, or New Democracies, which ar ... litarian). Many nations ruled in this way do not have the same significance given to parties as in Democratic regimes. Indeed, many will get by with no parties at all, especially in the Middle Easte ...

(15 pages) 100 1 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

A paper about Mussolini.

and he established an ineffective dictatorial government as he continued to criticize the existing democratic governments. Mussolini believed that he was the sole person that knew what the people of ... gh the means of political equality, a higher standard of living, and civil liberties. Citizens of a democratic government are able to vote for their own representatives. The government is basically su ...

(5 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Toronto and Hong Kong.

01 census, which has a population of 730334 people. Even though both places have a high population, democratic governments run them both. Toronto is composed of six communities: Toronto, North York, S ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Democratic governments- do they really serve the interests of the people?

Democratic governments - do they really serve the interests of the people?The understanding and valu ... re social equality, and respect for the individual within that community (Hammock 1).Zinn defines a democratic country as one that should include universal suffrage, a bill of rights, and competition ... vant information, and judge what is in their own best interests. He accepts that America is not yet democratic enough, but that the electorate does have the power to make choices. He states that he be ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Is liberal democracy the best model of democracy?

at I will consider and elaborate on. First of all I believe that it is useful to briefly state that democratic governments are preferable to non-democratic governments. After this I will outline what ... itical thinkers have disagreed on the concept of democracy itself, most will be consistent that any democratic system of government is better than a non-democratic system of government. I do not inten ...

(9 pages) 146 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Components of the Mass Media.

le. The bible then became the first mass media product in the west and by far the best selling book.Democratic Movements: From the eighteenth century and on, the citizens of France, the United Sates a ... the United Sates and other countries demanded and achieved representation in government. Therefore, Democratic governments depended on informed citizenry, thus, encouraged literacy and growth of a fre ...

(2 pages) 59 0 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Discuss the importance of three main problems facing the Weimar republic.

The Weimar Republic was the first attempt to create a liberal democratic government in Germany. Looking at other democratic governments' success, the Germans thou ... people angry that their opinion was not worth anything and that even though the new government was democratic, this clause could turn it into an autocratic government at any time.The voting system in ...

(3 pages) 22 2 2.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Economics Assignment - Comparative study of Australia and Indonesia

opical and rainy climate as well as dense rainforest vegetation. Both of the nations currently have democratic governments although for much of recent history Indonesia existed under military rule.Aus ... and a clean environment, strong law enforcement and minimal corruption and the government allowing democratic rights and freedom to the people. These are calculated together as a Human Development In ...

(4 pages) 60 1 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

D - Day

The Great Depression After World War I, democratic governments often seemed too weak and indecisive to handle the problems of peacetime, esp ...

(2 pages) 287 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Globalization Questionnaire

ther effect is the loss of national sovereignty. Supranational organizations can impose policies on democratic governments, thus undermining the sovereignty.Major regional trading blocs are numerous a ...

(2 pages) 337 1 4.5 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Governmental flaw ( gullivers

T'S FLAW The government is one of the most highly criticized things in the world. From feudalism to democratic governments, there is always something to make fun of or talk about from how fat the pres ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Guatemala: A Reflection of United States Intervention

ss the intellectual community. Why were the Latin American countries unable to protect and preserve democratic institutions? Although answers abound, such as economic dependency on foreign institution ... country of Guatemala. Cementing the United State's hypocritical policy of opposing socialistic, yet democratic governments, the CIA orchestrated coup d'etat of President Jacob Arbenz effectively ended ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

How important was the emergence of civil society in Central and Eastern Europe in the early 1980s for the collapse of communist regimes in 1989? Compare and contrast the Polish and Romanian cases.

dences, demonstration, protests, and the collapse of the communist regime led to the institution of democratic governments after four decades communist rule. These revolutions reveled both ubiquitous ... ciety' in these states and have used the notion as an interpretative tool in attempt to measure the democratic health of former communist states (Briton 2005: p. 1 ).However, not all states of the Sov ...

(12 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Art and Censorship in the 20th Century

ocial and political power to the arts (and correspondingly sought to censor them) than have liberal democratic governments. Why might this be so?Totalitarianism is of or pertaining to a centralized go ... vely vilify enemies, raise moral on the home front, recruit forces and encourage conscription. Both democratic and totalitarian governments used selective information and messages, carefully worded an ...

(9 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Art Essays