Essays Tagged: "power and influence"

Congress - this essay gives a snap shot of the current make-up of our Congress, brief definitions and demographics...

Senate with 55 right-wingers and the House with a count of 228. This gives the Republicans a lot of power and influence, not only in the direct debates and voting, but they also get to hold the majori ... ess members is $136,673.00 (Current, 1). This is not a lot of money, however, when you consider the power encompassed by this branch of our government.A typical member of Congress will have the follow ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

title:the lexus and the olive tree. It is about globalization and its worldly views.

. (Friedman, 2000) In addition, the opposed to globalization are indeed threatened by their loss of power and influence over their own valid territories. A response for such crippling factors is loose ...

(7 pages) 565 2 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


iving out a flawed paradigm?Canada is a prime example of a country that is continually weighing its power and influence on the natural and manmade worlds. We've found ourselves sitting on the global f ... l brother to the south and our staunch traditionalist motherland to the east. From this division of powers and alliances we find ourselves locked into a self-induced ignorance and stifling conservatis ...

(8 pages) 85 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Sagrajas: Gate to the Forgotten and Failed Crusades of the Reconquista A background, compare/contrast of military capabilities, and a major battle analysis of the Reconquista.

ng the largest western European city by the tenth century. As the Frankish empire began to lose its power and influence in the middle ninth century, the 'flood-gates' to the Spanish west were opened f ... ch fractured into numerous counties. This downward spiral caused an already shortage of military manpower and resources to such a minimal level that the Islamic lords of southern Iberia could not resi ...

(5 pages) 51 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Issue of Freedom.

bstacles by using swords, shields, and, now, hydrogen and nuclear bombs, with seriously destructive power and influence. Warmongers are convinced that wars bring them peace, comfort, and freedom, in s ... dependence, which those victims have struggled for through time, patience, and effort. Those who in power positions yearn for initial war, which brings them much prosperity either through more propert ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The news media in Australia.

analyse the critical political economy of the news media. The critical political economy being the power and influence exerted by media owners, government and culture.News is the reportings of recent ... are competing interests however, the agenda's may be influenced by other factors such as ownership, power and control. Power is after all, 'potentially or actually part of all social relationships' (R ...

(8 pages) 152 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The French Revolution.

ort time period, a bloody revolt by the peasant population toppled the royalty and aristocrats from power and initiated a short period in which the political system was drastically reformed. New polit ... triggered the beginning of a whole new phase in French history. The aristocrats lost much of their power and influence, while the commoners began to have more of a say in the affairs of the nation. T ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.3 Aug/2003

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

This essay is about the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

of World War II, men and governments began to seek a way to outlaw or control this newly developed power. Contributing greatly to the urgency of these efforts was the development of a so-called Cold ... e urgency of these efforts was the development of a so-called Cold War, an ideological struggle for power and influence which aligned the Soviet Union against its former wartime allies in the West, le ...

(9 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Communication essay: audience participation.

phases of audience analysis. What makes these phases distinct is the degree to which the balance of power and influence is attributed to the media, in terms of production and content, or to the audien ... ll alternatives apart form watching the screen. These conditions include the large screen size, the powerful sound system, the darkness and collective audience concentration; all of which make cinema ...

(8 pages) 360 2 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Book-Lord of the Flies by William Golding

he Island after the crash was a very large shell, specifically a conch shell. Which becomes a large powerful symbol between the boys.It was used to summon the boys together after being separated by th ... en the boys.It was used to summon the boys together after being separated by the crash. It became a powerful symbol of civilization and order. It was used to govern all the meetings; the boy who held ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2003

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

An Informal Setting Experience: A Visit to the Zoological Gardens

AbstractThere is an increasing amount of literature that attests to the power and influence of informal learning settings that can ignite the curiosity and interest in scie ...

(23 pages) 109 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The Effects of Entertainment on the Taste of Humanity or Where are we going?" - Neal Gabler's 2003 AP Free Respoonse Question

ody and their brother owns a trucker hat. It's sweeping the nation; this just goes to show the true power and influence that is held by most persons of fame. Keeping in mind the nature of the behavior ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

'The American President is the executive, whereas the British Prime Minister is merely the head of government.' How significant is this distinction?

Article II of the US constitution states: "executive power shall be invested in a President". It then goes on to define the role with formal powers and l ... on does little in the way of definition of the office. These roles seem very different in potential power and influence, with the President embodying the executive, and the Prime Minister merely leadi ... respective roles, and what part the political system, and climate, have to play in determining the power of the offices.Central to the American political system is the principle of the Separation of ...

(7 pages) 120 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Antigone, Sophocles Drama King Creon This is about King Creon in the story Antigone and his tragic flaws.

King Creon values his power and influence over his city-state before any other person in his life, but as the story unfold ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The American Businessman: Industrial Innovator or Robber Baron?

pon as robber barons by some, industrial innovators by others. A baron is "one having great wealth, power, and influence in a specified sphere of activity: an oil baron." Therefore the robber barons t ... t men like Carnegie and Rockefeller were in the business rather for personal gains, such as wealth, power, and fame. As Matthew Josephson, in his The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists 1861 ...

(6 pages) 123 2 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Social Workings of the Sicilian Mafia, from its Beginnings to Today

ever, the Mafia did not take over the Sicilian state in the traditional sense; they have used their power and influence to manipulate things in their favor, thereby "taking over" the island. The entir ... change for their own economic and political purposes. The third Sicilian class was bound to use its power and remarkable energies to prevent such changes. The result was a kind of French Revolution in ...

(16 pages) 87 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Blade Runner (Scott) + Brave New World (Huxley) - Analysis When humanity loses touch with nature speech to environmental forum.

ks composed by artists who share our concerns.Aldous Huxley expressed his concern about the growing power and influence of science in the word after the First World War. His satirical novel, "Brave Ne ... l green movement, that the planet and its inhabitants were under threat from pollution, the growing power of multinational companies and experiments in genetic engineering.Both artists used the scienc ...

(4 pages) 58 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Aspects of Success

re the aspects of success? Statistics shows that more than 90% of world population considers money, power, and influence a success in life more than anything else. Money is one of man's greates ... s been used to make the world the way it is, and is now determining how it will be tomorrow. Power is the ability or capacity to perform or act effectively, and the possession of thequalities r ...

(3 pages) 76 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Year 12 Ancient History Assessment Task. Pericles "How did the policies of Pericles contribute to the expanding power and influence of the Athenian Empire?

The policies of Pericles contributed to the expanding power and influence of the Athenian Empire because they unified Athens and made it the center point ... ther Greek Poleis through policies such as the introduction of the Athenian Coin and expanded their power over other Greek Poleis through increasing their Naval and Land Army. 'The aim of his statesma ... ing their land and naval army. With this increase the other Greek allies were getting less and less powerless over the Delian league. In 454 Delian League Treasury was moved to Athens. This meant that ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Gov't Oversight

Without government oversight in corporate finances executives in positions of power and influence will continue to cheat the system. Billions and billions of dollars are lost or ... jobs in accordance with the regulations and laws, there are those that become overcome by greed and power. Without direct oversight from the government these few can cause considerable damage to the e ...

(2 pages) 30 0 2.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays