Essays Tagged: "self government"

Benjamin Franklin

nation of America. Benjamin Franklin's political views showed him to be a man who loved freedom and self-government. His views towards Britain gradually changed from favor to disfavor until he finally ... itain as "having the freest, best government in the world." (Ketcham 1993,page3). Franklin proposed self-government for the American colonies. Historically, Ben Franklin was in favor of self-governmen ...

(4 pages) 170 0 4.7 Jan/1996

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

Loss of freedome through Apathy

and purest form of freedom of speech and as Americans it is our single most powerful instrument of self government. It is the American vote and in this Presidential election it is a right 250 million ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Mohandas Ghandi, about Ghandis works to bring peace to India

or home rule.He worked to reconcile all classes and religious sects. Gandhi meant not only technicalself-government but also self-reliance. After World War I, in which he played an activepart in recru ... dependence for India, involving thecomplete boycott of British goods, was made a result of Gandhi's self-ruling movement.The economic aspects of the movement were serious, for the exploitation of Indi ...

(4 pages) 168 1 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

To what extent,how and why Plato's and Aristotle's democracy differ from the modern conception of the democracy

eeks roots of the world democracy are demos, meaning the "people" or, to put it in Aristotle's way, self-government by the many, as opposed to the few or the one. This is similar to Lincoln's definiti ...

(7 pages) 221 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Mesopotamia Post War. Essay explains the need to develop it for the benefit of the world.

carry over their dangerous independence into times of peace. They contest every suggestion of real self- government sent them from home. A recent proclamation about autonomy circulated with unction f ... nd published out there in a hurry, to forestall a more liberal statement in preparation in London, 'Self-determination papers' favourable to England were extorted in Mesopotamia in 1919 by official pr ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Age of Pericles from (461-429 B.C.).

poorest could serve if elected or chosen by lot. Consequently, Athens had more citizens engaged in self-government than any other city-state. This reform made Athens one of the most democratic govern ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Manifest Destiny.

's manifest destiny was "to over spread and to possess" the whole continent, to develop liberty and self-government to all. In the eyes of the Americans, it was his or her goal to expand their territo ...

(3 pages) 117 0 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An essay on the causes of the seperation of GB and the colonies of the Americas.

During this age of neglect, the American people were allotted a considerable amount of freedoms and self-government. However, when the political climate settled down in Britain, the new monarch felt t ... o tightly control the colonies. The American people, who had been used to a somewhat high degree of self-government where now being imposed with new taxes and royal governors. All of this only contrib ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Spark of a Match: Colonial rebellion against British mercantalism. AP US History Free.

s together and built them into a unity that would soon become a nation more powerful than England itself. Mercantilist ideas shaped the policies of all major nations of Europe from the sixteenth to th ... rnish products and raw materials needed in England, buy British goods, and not bother with ideas of self-government or economic independence. Though the colonies received direct economic benefit from ...

(3 pages) 76 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


When we talk about Aboriginal self-government, we are talking about something that is very complex and not well understood. Aborig ... he newly created territory of Nunavut, which has developed and implemented their own unique form of self-government. Nunavut's lead representatives, processes, and institutions will be analyzed in an ... railblazing governance structure will provide insight into the basic question of whether Aboriginal self-government is a success or not.Aboriginal self-government is the power or right given to the ab ...

(9 pages) 131 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

It gets you ready for the AP: test I helps you study history terms

rates.2. Mayflower compact-Signed in 1620 by the pilgrims at Plymouth, it was the first document of self government and it promised to work together towards a general good.3. Salutary Neglects-1700-50 ...

(9 pages) 109 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Puritan Beliefs and Values

ren of Puritans) to vote and thus preserve influence of Puritan authorities.Puritan ContributionsA. Self-government and community responsibility1) Democracy in church rule led to democracy in town mee ...

(1 pages) 44 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

India in the late 19th century. To what extent could India be considered a 'nation' in the late 19th to early 20th centuries?

n of its own. However, India could be described as a nation, as the result of India's ability to be self-governing and self-sufficient and the Indian peoples' desire for self-government, as well as va ... ation.India, at that time could also have been seen as a nation, as the result of its ability to be self-sufficient. This can be shown through the fact that India had actually regressed, as the result ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What Caused the Civil War?

it was a constitutional right of the state to be free and independent. "A struggle for the right of self-government ensued, which resulted, on the 4th of July, 1776, in a Declaration, by the Colonies, ...

(5 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Imperialism explain what it did

st establish rein over a country, like the Philippines, to make it successful by preparing them for self-government. "Self-government is learned only by exercising it upon one's own responsibility..." ... ould be earned by granting the Filipinos independence and becoming allies. Giving up the island for self-government would save and preserve America's honor, self-respect, interests, and democracy. ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The United States Being Born

ocial studies we have recently learned about the American Revolutionary War. The war was fought for self-government. The colonies wanted independence from Great Britain. The colonists also didn't want ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Italian Revolution(1830-1848)

nt against the German-speaking foreigners in Vienna whose armies crushed Italian aspirations toward self-government. At the young age of 21, Mazzini began to combine opposition to all existing governm ... m to the cause of Italian unity. On April 29, 1848, Pope Pius IX officially disassociated himself with the nationalist war. This infuriated the public, saying that the pope betrayed the Italian ...

(4 pages) 52 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

British colonists in America violated the very ideals they treasured in treatment of blacks, Native Americans, and even the poorer classes of white settlers.

the 18th century, British colonists charged Great Britain with violating the ideals of rule of law, self government, and the equality of rights. Though this may be true to some extent, the colonists t ...

(2 pages) 53 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Amor De Cosmos: The Spark of Confederation for British Columbia

ging together the two west coast colonies - British Columbia and Vancouver Island, and establishing self-government in British Columbia. In 1871, his biggest achievement was probably assisting British ... each other, and together, they organized the Yale Conference of September 1868, where they demanded self-government for British Columbia. "That all government should exist by the free and just consent ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nisga'a Final Agreement: Self-government and its implications on the people of the Nass Valley

IntroductionSelf-government is essentially a contestable concept, one where there is no agreement over what it m ... ssentially a contestable concept, one where there is no agreement over what it means, what powers a self-government should have, whether a self-government is subordinate to, equal to, or superior to, ... and British Columbia and became characterized as setting "a historic precedent," for the future of self-government and self-determination for the Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Though too premature to ...

(6 pages) 78 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science