Essays Tagged: "Public opinion"

Emancipation Proclamation

fugitive slaves to their masters.Abolitionists had long been urging Lincoln to free all slaves, and public opinion suported that view. Lincoln moved slowly and cautiously nonethe less; on March 13, 18 ... the Confederacy was identified with support of slavery.As further result of the proclamation, the Republican party became unified in principle and i

(1 pages) 96 0 4.4 Jan/1997

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

Should genetic engineering be banned?

ul politicians are pushing forward with projects they claim will benefit mankind, and on the other, public opinion, environmentalists and consumers' associations are concerned that these projects are ... animals is the least debated of the three areas (plants, animals and humans). So far, at least, the public is not being asked to eat genetically-modified animals or their products (milk, eggs, etc.). ...

(6 pages) 313 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


tions. She thought hard, but did not know what to do. There was too much confusion about morals and public opinion.The issue of sex before marriage has encountered strong feelings by many people. The ...

(4 pages) 368 9 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

"Satire and Socil Commentary in "A connecticutt Yankee in King Arthur's Court" by Mark Twain

Twain's dual-criticism.When Hank arrives in Camelot, he quickly rises to power. His manipulation of public opinion regarding him by the use of 'miracles' immediately brings Hank to the realization tha ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Analysis of Crito

foundation upon which he asserts his obligation to abide by the laws. The foundation is composed of public opinion, doing wrong, and fulfillment of one's obligations. Addressing public opinion, Socrat ... t to follow the advice of the wise and live well than to abide by the indiscriminate and capricious public opinion and live poorly. Even when it is the public who may put one to death, their favor nee ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

The Power of Language

suasion is also called propaganda. Propaganda is the spreading of information in order to influence public opinion and to manipulate other people's beliefs. The message of propaganda is primarily inte ... of one side and the bad points of the other position. Propaganda is most widely distributed through public speaking and use of the mass media. The propagandist speaks in an attempt to persuade the aud ...

(5 pages) 283 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Problems of nation building in Malawi

apparent. The so-called 'Native Associations' - interest groups geared towards articulating African public opinion - continually focused on issues such as the inadequacy of educational facilities and ... 1964. Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda was appointed as the Prime Minister; two years later Malawi was a republic within the Commonwealth - and a de jure one-party state to boot - with Banda as Executive Pre ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Suicide in Chinatown

in the Empire State Building. Now he is fighting against some bank robbers.The critics and also the public were complaining about the violence that the film shows. The critics said that too much blood ... he film shows. The critics said that too much blood and fights would incite a bad behavior from the public.Because of all these complaints the public opinion was discussing the possibility of cut of s ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Nazi Propaganda

ough propaganda was not new a new phenomena founded in Nazi Germany, never before had it influenced public opinion to the extent that it did. By communicating ideas that played on the public's emotio ... f the German people's lives through propaganda. The creation of a new ministry intended to promote public enlightenment demonstrates the importance of propaganda to the success of the German National ...

(10 pages) 237 2 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Decline Of America In Foreign Policy

ward Spiral Of International BusinessE. Unorganized Authority Structure1. Executive2. Legislative3. Public OpinionII. America Is Not On The DeclineA. U.S. Foreign Policy Is Sound And EffectiveB. Our P ... mpanies, and other orders of business. The effects of foreign policy are seen in several aspects of public affairs. The majority of Americans are uninformedto the importance foreign policy plays in th ...

(6 pages) 308 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

U.S. Foreign Policy and Jewish Inmigration

decisionswere made. Factors including the U.S. government's policy mechanisms, it'sbureaucracy and public opinion, coupled with the narrow domestic politicalmindedness of President Roosevelt, lead us ... ashington, but refused to impose diplomatic or economic sanctions on the Nazigovernment8. Roosevelt publicly denounced Nazi brutality, saying that he couldscarcely believe the Nazi barbarism. But when ...

(17 pages) 158 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Crime and the United States

iety at the time deems them wrong.In these days crime is more easy perceived by society. Surveys of public opinion in the United States show that more and more people believe that crime is increasing. ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Abortion essays. Explains who faults it is? and What it is? and Why do we have abortion?

ntroversial about this issue is whether the mother has the right to terminate her pregnancy or not. Public opinion has been divided among those who believe abortion ends a human life and should be pun ... 1973 Supreme Court decision known as Roe v Wade, that decision marked an important turning point in public health policy. It made it possible for women to get safe, legal abortions from well-trained m ...

(9 pages) 561 11 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay relating Plato's Allegory of the Cave to the movie Matrix

The Allegory of the Cave and the Matrix centers on Plato's four types of thinking: fantasy, trust / public opinion, scientific / mathematical thinking, and dialectic thinking.Plato's first type of thi ... hat is the only way of life that the prisoners know.Plato's second type of thinking is trust and or public opinion. Plato represents this type of thinking when Socrates describes the guards walking al ...

(6 pages) 372 5 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Against Affirmative Action by JumboMoos Why AA hinders the non-minority and the minority by putting them in a job they are less/not qualified for.

rmative action standard from that ruling has been chipped slowly away by lawsuits; in addition, the public opinion of affirmative action has become increasingly hostile. Despite this trend, affirmativ ...

(2 pages) 271 3 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Essay on Twain's comment on society in "Huckleberry Finn", by Mark Twain

ther, alongside Jim, a runaway slave, he/she views Huck's moral development as he transcends common public opinion of African Americans at the time, part of Twain's comment on society. Twain shows the ... also delivers an underlying message in this decision though. To a reader at the time of this novels publication (30 years after the civil war) the moral wrongdoing of granting custody of one man to an ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Medical Challenge to Midwifery" by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

tterns, and trends include sexism, conflict between physicians and midwives, home remedy usage, the public opinion on the role of doctor and midwife in childbirth, the psychological implications of th ... ed on chemical and substances that midwifes often considered dangerous to the mother and child. The public had their own opinion of both doctors and midwives. In the novel, Sybil had delivered many ch ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Campaign 2000.

Campaign 2000Democratic candidate Al Gore should have defeated republican candidate George W. Bush in the 2000 Presidential election, but failed because of a weak ca ... n him a commanding lead in the election. Gore's campaign did not show his positive qualities to the public causing American voters to favor Bush during the election.Gore is a consistent man, yet his c ... is a consistent man, yet his campaign focused primarily on being liked and accepted by the American public while Bush's campaign portrayed his knowledge on current issues to the public. Both candidate ...

(1 pages) 56 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

America's Role in WWI and it's Role in WWII.

nomic interests and allied propaganda brought the US into war in 1917 against Germany (Buchanan 10).Public opinion was crucial to getting the support that either side needed. The British had many adva ... ide needed. The British had many advantages over the Germans in propaganda. Nothing sparks American public sympathy more than other American lives being lost (Young 138). When the Germans tried to lau ...

(4 pages) 148 0 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Crticism of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", with regard to it's similiarities to "1984",, by George Orwell

dy on what humanity is, and why we need love to survive. An Enemy of the People shows how important public opinion really can be.Body Snatchers is extremely reminiscent of the great literary work 1984 ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies