Essays Tagged: "District of Columbia"

Capital Punishment

rwise known as the 'Death Penalty.'The states which do not have this type of punishment are Alaska, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Iowa,Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Isl ...

(6 pages) 253 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Legal drinking age - 21 For Everyone?

21 For Everyone?Mike BilyeuIn the United States, the legal drinking age for all 50 States and the District of Columbia is 21 years of age. The drinking age is 21 because the powers that control our ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.3 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

US Senate Vs. The House of Representative.

. The House is much lager then the Senate. The House has 435 voting members plus delegates from the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands. The Senate only has ... and the Virgin Islands. The Senate only has 100 members. Members in the house are chosen from local districts, they are originally elected by voters and they have a two-year term. Members in the senat ...

(2 pages) 62 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Marbury vs. Madison and judicial review.

tary of State Marshall completed all the documents except for the ones for the appointments for the District of Columbia. He assumed the next Secretary of State would complete them. When Jefferson fou ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

SUBJECT: This a review of "New Jack - Guarding Sing Sing" by Ted Conover

er and he quickly learned exactly what that meant.Richard Lessington, a correctional officer in the District of Columbia, said, "Corrections officers become for each inmate their mother, father, couns ...

(4 pages) 120 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Legalizing Marijuana In Hawaii

other states like Alaska, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Maine and California, as well as the District of Columbia they are other states who approved the medical marijuana laws. But of course, p ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Welfare Reform

h minor children. The cost was shared between the Federal and State governments. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands had an AFDC plan. The benefits of AFD ...

(10 pages) 216 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Sexual Education: the Ignorant Teach Abstinence

curriculum of that stature would be enforced in the United States. Yet only eighteen states and the District of Columbia require sexual education at all, though many more teach it electively. Some sch ...

(3 pages) 128 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Brown v. Board of Education

upreme Court decisions of the 20th century. At the time of the decision, 17 southern states and the District of Columbia required that all public schools be racially segregated. A few northern and wes ... orthern and western states, including Kansas, left the issue of segregation up to individual school districts. While most schools in Kansas were integrated in 1954, those in Topeka were not. The quest ...

(1 pages) 91 1 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Applying for a Job: SAMPLE Cover Letter

YOUR ADDRESS LINE 1YOUR ADDRESS LINE 2YOUR PHONE NUMBERSeptember 19, 2004Enid Conner955 Park StreetDistrict of Columbia 00000Dear Ms. Connor,As a student at California Univesrity of Los Angeles, I he ...

(1 pages) 189 1 4.1 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Marbury Vs. madison

tary of State Marshall completed all the documents except for the ones for the appointments for the District of Columbia,(Dewey 114). He assumed the next Secretary of State would complete them. When J ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A career in Nursing

erform, it is usually the work setting that determines their daily job duties.In all States and the District of Columbia, students must graduate from an approved nursing program and pass a national li ...

(2 pages) 165 2 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Hatch Act.

nown as the Hatch Act, which limits the political activities of federal employees, employees of the District of Columbia government and certain employees of state and local governments.Before 1979, th ...

(1 pages) 16 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Capital Punishment.

rwise known as the "Death Penalty." The states which do not havethis type of punishment are Alaska, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine,Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Isl ...

(6 pages) 58 1 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Supreme Court Cases - Marbury vs Madison

dams, a federalist decided to appoint several Federalist supporters as justices of the peace in the District of Columbia. These were sometimes known as the "Midnight Judges". The previous Secretary of ... a writ of mandamus, or a court order through the Judiciary Act of 1789 which established a federal district court for each state.Chief Justice Marshall wanted the Court to be able to decide if laws p ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Effects of Advertising

tigma of women smoking was so great that that Congress considered banning women from smoking in the District of Columbia in 1921. (National Research Center for Women & Families, 2004) Tobacco comp ...

(3 pages) 92 6 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Case study on Progressive Insurance's Marketing Strategies

ough telephone, Internet and independent agents. Progressive conducts business in 48 states and the District of Columbia and has organized these 49 jurisdictions into six geographical regions. The Age ...

(15 pages) 132 1 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

With The President's Body

irst paragraph. In this paragraph a person, who is a cardiologist at Bethesda Naval Hospital in the District of Columbia, speaks of his encounter with the lifeless body of former president John F.Kenn ...

(2 pages) 470 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Chesapeake Bay

from parts of New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia and the entire District of Columbia. It is a threatened resource. Loss of habitat, overharvesting, pollutions and d ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Statistical Information on Infant Mortality Rate form 2002 to 2005

(0.3¢/L) tax. In the following decade, all of the U.S. states (48 at the time), along with the District of Columbia, introduced a gasoline tax. By 1939, an average tax of 3.8¢/gal (1¢/L ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics