Essays Tagged: "elect"

Contradictions in the Puritan Religion

religion was full of inconsistencies. The Puritans believed in something known as the 'Doctrine of Elect,' hinted at in Romans 8:28-30, 9:6-24, and later at the Synod of Dort.. The doctrine contradic ... was the ticket into Heaven and that his grace could not be earned. God's grace was bestowed upon a select few regardless of what they did to earn it. This 'doctrine' stated that God determines a mans' ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What Patriotism Means to Me

hank them for giving me my way of life. I will support them in protecting my country. I will try to elect officials who believe in the issues I do, and who work for the better good of all. I will not ... nyone else's life either." In agreeing with that I will fly my flag, and stand proud. I will try to elect good leaders, and fight for freedom if I have to.Patriotism is not the ugly word I have seen s ...

(2 pages) 237 3 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Gateway to The Soul. Metaphors that Justify War

ing through the desert without water and we are tired of being manipulated and deceived by those we elect to serve our interests. However, more often than not, we settle for what is given to us. Our t ... es of the President. He has put his political career in jeopardy if he does not gain support (it is election year). If he is forced to withdraw military support after he has deployed US looks like a r ...

(10 pages) 225 0 4.7 Jul/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

A Change for Bob Dole

What Dole could've done to change the outcome of the Election Very good, thoroughBob Dole made several errors when planning and executing his recentcampa ... planning and executing his recentcampaign for the presidency. These errors eventually cost him the election, andallowed Bill Clinton to win a second term, despite Dole's adherent belief that theAmeri ... l Clinton to win a second term, despite Dole's adherent belief that theAmerican people would not re-elect him. Bob Dole's errors stemmed from hisinability to take advice from his campaign managers, hi ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Constitutional Democracy

nal democracy is that government has rules and all of the people have voices. Through free and fair elections we elect candidates to represent us. The Constitution of the United States guarantees us t ... g time, but one political process which is not in controversy is the right to vote in free and fair elections. They are held with the premise that opposition will be loyal. The winning party will not ...

(7 pages) 141 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Bureaucracies and Interest Groups in a Democratic Society

tion, they had plans for the United States of America to be a representative democracy. That is, we elect public officials based on their platforms to serve as leaders and to make important decisions ... important decisions for our country. But, like most other democratic nations around the world, the elected officials such as congress are bogged down with so many problems that they cannot function w ...

(6 pages) 143 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Public Opinion Polls and Their Use in the United States

e against almost every imaginable issue. They are used to determine who is the leading candidate in elections, if the people support those they do elect, if movies, television and other media products ... candidate, but are used to rally the support of those who are already in favor of the candidate. As elections go on, sometimes enthusiasm wanes, especially if it is felt that the candidate is too far ...

(5 pages) 128 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Ralph in "Lord of the Flies" by Willam Golding.

s discover an island of paradise without adults. The boys decide they need a type of government and elect Ralph, a 12-year old boy, as their leader. The island seems perfect and exciting until the boy ...

(8 pages) 106 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding


ess multiple discourses. It is to be noted that there are certain procedures that an individual can elect in order to attain full fluency in a given discourse; being able to participate in a specific ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Why has parliament (UK) been criticised for being insufficiently representative?

use of Lords. The U.K is broken down into voting constituencies and citizens living in each of them elect a member to the House of Commons. Almost all candidates in general elections belong to and sta ... reflect society's composition, but it is argued that this is not the fault of Parliament but it's selection procedures, with fewer women putting themselves forward. In addition, it can be seen to rep ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Outline for what happened after Napoleon got defeated and exiled.

ain's middle class won the vote-Parliament passed the Reform Bill of 1832:-set up new districts for electing members of Parliament- before the Reform Bill of 1832, some districts that consisted of emp ... ent- before the Reform Bill of 1832, some districts that consisted of empty medieval villages could elect a member of the Parliament, while new cities created after the establishment of the districts ...

(3 pages) 45 1 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Democracy vs. Dictatorship.

ree kinds: Direct democracy where people directly vote in decision; indirect democracy where people elect representative to make decisions, such as our Congress; and Elite democracy where the rich mak ...

(2 pages) 62 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Functions and Conflict of Physician Assisted Suicide.

Physician Assisted SuicideStructural functional paradigmIndividuals, who elect to end their lives by physician-assisted suicide, typically have an incurable illness. These p ...

(2 pages) 112 1 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

An exerpt from the book, "Down to Earth Sociology".

th Sociology by James M. Henslin explores many sociological themes, activities, and situations. In selection nineteen, Diary of a homeless man, the author explores the life of a particular social grou ... of homeless persons would be considered an involuntary group because in most instances they did not elect to be homeless.Diary of a homeless man informs us about the day-to-day trials and tribulations ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Reconstruction and the affects of it after the civil war.

his radical party, infuriated by both Lincoln's and Johnson's plans for Reconstruction, was able to elect a Radical Republican majority to Congress, increasing their power to fight against the preside ... tegrate themselves into the White dominated society.The period of Reconstruction concluded with the election of 1876 where the Republican Party struck a deal with the Democrats in order to get Rutherf ...

(3 pages) 224 2 4.6 Nov/2003

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

This essay is a satire about the 2003 California Elections.

Two Week ElectionIn respects to the highly successful California recall election, I would like to propose a n ... ve the ability to change government officials. It would be beneficial for the country to be able to elect officials in a shorter amount of time. The amendment I propose, calls for the ability to reele ... nge of possibilities.Only 39.9% of the current population of the United States votes in the general election. (McDonald, Michael,, April 2003) This is an amazingly ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Ancient Rome" Tells about some things they made and some famous rulers.

s very much like the Greek's democracy.DEMOCRACY = citizen's make there own lawsREPUBLIC = citizens elect leaders to decide laws for them, but change leaders whenever necesary.The rupublic's law makin ... lebians were free citizens, but were farmers, merchants, etc. with no money. Every year 8 plebians (elected by the plebians) would go to the senate and make laws according to the plebian rights. These ...

(1 pages) 41 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

"Historians have traditionally labeled the period after the War of 1812 the 'Era of good Feelings.' Evaluate the accuracy ofof this label, considering the emergence of nationalism and sectionalism."

Jefferson did not present his candidacy for a third presidential period, but he helped elect the Democratic-Republican candidate from Virginia, James Madison, as president in 1808. Madiso ... r was over, they severely criticized the Federalists. As a result of this, the Federalists lost the election of 1816 by a great amount. This failure placed an end to the Federalist Party as the nation ...

(6 pages) 114 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Election of Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson

made a highly controversial decision that has threatened to split the church in half. They voted to elect Gene Robinson, an openly gay man, as bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire. I do not believe ... e had been living in the same type of relationship with a woman, there is no way he would have been elected. I do not think that the church should compromise its beliefs and principles to satisfy a mi ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Lord of the Flies

nch a little toot andsummons the rest of the boys on the island to the beach. The boys assemble and elect Ralph as the leader.Ralph then assigns the Choir, led by Jack, to be the hunters.Then Jack, Ra ...

(4 pages) 19 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers