Essays Tagged: "Illinois"

Carl Sandburg: Poet, Artist and Contemporary Visionary of the 20th Century. Focuses on his life, his accomplishments and themes.

iting trend towards the common man and the need for him to collect his dues. Sandburg grew in rural Illinois where the Populists and Progressive were trying to get a grasp on the rights as farmers in ... ing, and other bills. This gave Sandburg the gratitude towards Cornhuskers and other farmers in the Illinois area; which showed up in poems like "Illinois Farmer". He wrote lines in his poems to descr ...

(10 pages) 154 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Chicago by Carl Sandburg; an analysis of his poem and some biographical information.

ut the city as a whole. In 1894, Carl Sandburg's father, a laborer in the railroad yards of a small Illinois prairie town, secured a pass for his son to see Chicago. The enormous vitality of the city, ...

(4 pages) 15627 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A brief biography of life and explorations of Jacques Marquette.

Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. During the 18 months he spent there, he was visited by a group of Illinois Indians and wanted to establish a mission among them. His Indian friends told him of the gr ... ion traveled down the Mississippi. Marquette preached to the Indians along the way. He promised the Illinois Indians he would return to them within four months.Reaching the mouth of the Arkansas, they ...

(3 pages) 36 0 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Capital Punishment Debate

Affirmative Constructive SpeechResolved that the Illinois state legislature should reinstate capital punishment. Right before leaving office and one ... staff were to begin, Governor Ryan decided to commute the sentence of all 167 condemned inmates in Illinois to life in prison. It has been said by many government officials that this order was just a ... human life while assuring that convicted killers will never again prey upon others. Above all, the Illinois state legislature should reinstate capital punishment. I am sure that my worthy opponent wi ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.0 Feb/2004

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

All-American Boy

iority was to serve the Lord (Edwards 28). The two met at J.W. Broadhead Dry Goods Store in Fulton, Illinois, and later on the 8th of November, 1904 were married in the parsonage of the Immaculate Con ... oloney (Edwards 32). Shortly after Jack and Nelle were married they moved to a town called Tampico, Illinois. Tampico was one-third the size of Fulton with the population of about 1,276. It was a stan ...

(16 pages) 63 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is an analytical paper about lowering the age to receive an FOID (Firearm Owner's Identification) and the age to become a police officer. Included is an informative abstract and a bibliography.

are competent enough to do the job, is an intriguing question.Firearm Owner's Identification CardIn Illinois, Governor Rod Blagojevich is pro-gun, taking a stand on the minimum age to receive a FOID ( ... s bill would make is limiting how many handguns one may be able to purchase in a month.Currently in Illinois, the minimum age to obtain the ID is 21 without parental consent, and the minimum age to ob ...

(13 pages) 89 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


an gave clemency to 156 death row inmates and granted clemency to 11 inmates awaiting sentencing in Illinois. Clemency is granted for humanitarian reasons. Governor Ryan had doubts about the defendant ... tes pushing for what Governor Ryan had done. The citizens will push for the no more death situation.Illinois's new governor Rod Blagojevich said that his against Ryan's decision. Rod thinks that Ryan ...

(2 pages) 38 1 4.9 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Brief Essay on the Life of Representative Jerry Costello.

Jerry Costello was born on September 25, 1949 in East St. Louis, Illinois. He graduated from high school in East St. Louis and went on to go to Belleville Community ... school. In 1980, he was elected Chairman of the St. Clair County Board, chief executive for one of Illinois' largest counties. Costello took office on August 9th 1988 to fill the term of the late U.S ...

(1 pages) 725 1 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Death Penalty

the death penalty helps safeguard society. Robert E. Crowe, former state attorney for Cook county, Illinois says, Instead, capital punishment is a form of protection for society by permanently removi ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Amtrak Post-disaster Analysis

(3 pages) 388 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Boot Camp

ile boot camps.The three (3) states that stand out the most with a lower rate of recidivism include Illinois, Louisiana and New York. This is due to intensive aftercare supervision. Without the focus ... individual will be deterred from committing crimes because of the desire to avoid the consequences.ILLINOIS BOOT CAMP Currently in Illinois, there are three (3) boot camps. The first boot camp is at ...

(8 pages) 95 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Dillards delay

(5 pages) 381 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Abraham Lincoln's Humanistic Religious Beliefs

ks of the deist Thomas Paine, and it was well known among his friends and neighbors in Springfield, Illinois, that he agreed with Paine and was a deist and an infidel. The youthful Lincoln even wrote ... re of the details of his private religious beliefs.For instance, Jesse W. Fell was secretary of the Illinois Republican State Central Committee and instrumental in bringing forth Lincoln as a candidat ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Changing Moments

ng and all i could think about was yes, i am finally out of Wisconsin! As we were traveling through Illinois, it was much like Wisconsin, but very long. Our first night was in Kentucky; as we got ther ...

(1 pages) 298 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Car Stereos: Booming Ethics

topped at a light. Many counties and states have already put laws in effect, such as Kane County in Illinois, issuing a $50 tickets to offenders whose stereo can be heard from 75 feet away. Also the c ...

(3 pages) 449 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Abraham Lincoln : The views of an emancipator

sed on a farm, he only did farm-work until the age of twenty-two. When Abraham Lincoln relocated to Illinois, his interest in politics became his main desire. His venture in the world of politics star ... ecame his main desire. His venture in the world of politics started with his first campaign for the Illinois state legislature in eight teen thirty two. He lost that campaign for the Illinois state le ...

(3 pages) 452 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


wnj;publications/‌fraud/‌mortgage_fraud06.htmPalazzolo, J. (2009, June 23). 41 Charged in Illinois mortgage fraud cases. In Main Justice [Politics, Policy and the Law]. Retrieved August 9, 2 ... ed August 9, 2010, from‌2009/‌06/‌23/‌41-charged-in-illinois-mortagage-fraud-cases/

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Three Strikes You're Out

it schools and do not acquire benefits of any sort. An article written by Bob Cook mentions that in Illinois, "state funding of the schools is determined by actual attendance. So the homeschooling par ... u pay taxes doesn't mean you get to be on a high school sports team"(par.2) Leaving out places like Illinois, where parents of homeschoolers taxes are not directly funding local school sports, makes M ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education