Essays Tagged: "political rights"

This is a college essay on Gandi, his life and his works. Includes works cited and parenthetical documentation

ember of an inferior race (4, 300). He was appalled at the widespread denial of civil liberties and political rights to Indian immigrants to South Africa. He threw himself into the struggle for elemen ... ng eradication of "untouchability" (4, 311). A few years later in 1939, he again returned to active political life because of the pending federation of Indian principalities with the rest of India. Hi ...

(8 pages) 176 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


isdiscrimination. Those who exclude all members of a race from certaintypes of employment, housing, political rights, educationalopportunities, or a social interactions are guilty of racialdiscriminat ...

(5 pages) 192 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

1905 The Niagara Movement.

or revised. When it came to the issues of suffrage they believed that they should protest for there political rights. They believed that there civil liberties were continually being violated and that ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

United States of the 21st Century faced with the same dilemma and problems that the Roman Republic faced as it transformed due its strength, into an empire.

d other important officials. All the rest of Rome's citizens, who were called plebeians, had little political influence.To obtain political rights, plebeians formed their own assembly, the Concilium P ... ders called tribunes. Largely through the work of the tribunes, plebeians gradually gained the same political rights as the patricians. In time, a new and larger assembly, the Comitia Tributa, develop ...

(5 pages) 89 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Gandhi and his effort to free India.

ing to the truth" or "truth force." Satyagraha became the means by which Gandhi struggled for equal political rights and did not harm or injure to their enemies. Gandhi insisted above all to follow no ... words, nonviolence. To the western world Gandhi held no real power by means of military strength or political office, nor did he have the advantage of great wealth. Yet his authority in India and the ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Biological and moral european perceptions to justify racist actions.

someone else. The biological and moral perceptions used to justify their suppression and denial of political rights, was to prove with science, their idea of how racial and social Darwinian factors m ... trong. The ethnic-state of the nation became the object of dedication and worship by Europeans (3). Political rights were thought to represent the nation, limiting them to those who fit the dominant i ...

(5 pages) 45 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Women of the French Revolution.

Women had won rights in marriage, property, and education. Though women were denied political rights during the revolution but during this time no women anywhere shared political power ...

(1 pages) 72 2 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The Comparison and Contrast of the Political Ideologies of North Korea and Canada and their International Business Practices

Education and culture are areas the world's most prominent Communist government exhibits its political ideologies. All three of North Korea's banks are controlled, as well as a strict economic ... that Canada is "free". "Free" in this manner, and for all intense purposes, describes the level of political rights and civil liberties of the people. "As defined by Freedom House, political rights r ...

(2 pages) 43 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Booker T. Washington & W.E.B. Du Bois political differences

at racism was the cause of slavery, and that the only way to achieve economic success was to obtain political rights. Du Bois was quoted, "What must we do then . . . complain . . . ceaseless agitation ...

(1 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Equality With Men

n only and women were not recognized in the Constitution as legal 'persons', they had absolutely no political rights whatsoever. And when women were given the right to vote and hold political office, ... we will notice any difference". And from that time on, every time women achieved new economical and political rights, that question resounded in everyone's head repeatedly. However, Canadian women wou ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A day in the life of an ancient Athenian

justice of the "violet city" as it was called by his contemporaries.Athenian women had virtually no political rights of any kind and were controlled by men at nearly every stage of their lives. The mo ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ancient History: Greek World Question: Assess the importance of Solon's reform program during this period.

Solon, the reformer, came into power at a critical time for Athens' economic and political welfare. Before Solon, Athens was experiencing a severe law of debt, greedy nobles, causin ... of the poor and a vast gap between the classes. Athens needed to resolve these economic, social and political problems, while also avoiding a tyranny, hence Solon, the reformer. While in power he did ... er. While in power he did solve many major problems in the city of Athens, however his economic and political reforms did not go far enough, leaving the citizens dissatisfied and discontented.Before t ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

'Evaluate the impact of Nazism on the Jewish Community in the years 1918 - 1945.'

ties mainly of Germany, Poland and Austria. Throughout the development of the Nazi Party as a major political force, there was little foundation to the ideology of the party concerning the Jews, yet t ... Austria), the impact of Nazism on the Jews has been clearly laid through Laws restricting civil and political rights. From Anschluss to 1945, the Jews are forced to flee from Germany, are physically t ...

(8 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History


discrimination. Those who exclude all members of a race from certain types of employment, housing, political rights, educational opportunities, ora social interactions are guilty of racial discrimina ... ists groups that operate in England. This activity shows that children have tremendous awareness of political and social institutions around them.Forcing students to relate words to ideas, forces them ...

(5 pages) 66 0 3.4 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Enhancing women's full participation in electoral processes in post-conflict countries.

present.Congratulating: organizations such as Universal Declaration of Human rights, Convention of Political Rights of Women, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against ...

(2 pages) 12 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Chartism is not revolutionary

ng the 1830s and 1840s, which aimed to bring about change in social and economic conditions through political reform. Its name comes from the People's Charter, a six-point petition presented to the Ho ... whether the Chartist Movement had any revolutionary ideals because of their eagerness to gain full political rights for solely the working-class. Since Chartism was considered for the working men rat ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The cure for ills of Democracy is More Democracy

Flanagan 239).If we analyze democracy by the principles extracted from the definition: equality of political rights, majority rule, political participation, and political freedom, we can ask ourselve ... present formal democracy represents its own principles.Dickerson and Flanagan say that equality of political rights mean that every individual has the right to vote, run for office, serve on a jury, ...

(11 pages) 115 0 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Womans Rights with comparison to The Roller Birds of Rampur

f their sex. Until the late 20th century, women in most societies were denied some of the legal and political rights accorded to men; women were regarded as "chattel"- the property of their husbands o ... rld have gained significant legal rights, many people believe that women still do not have complete political, economic, and social equality with men.The Right to VoteDuring the early century, women a ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The significance of the title "Native Son" by Richard Wright and "Night" by Elie Wiesel.

cution at the end of the novel, there is a tension between Bigger's "native" status and his lack of political rights. Bigger was born in Mississippi, not Chicago, and the idea of a "native son" applie ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Should Same-sex Couples Be Able to Marry?

ny. According to Sullivan Andrew, "freedom to marry whoever one want is one of the most fundamental political rights a liberal society offers. It is not a detour from civil rights, not a special right ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality