Essays Tagged: "United States House of Representatives"

C-SPAN, the American cable TV channel

o the people. By presenting live and uncut footage of our government in action, the citizens of the United States can get a bit closer to what the founding fathers had in mind when they created our go ... iewing options.C-SPAN was launched March 19, 1979, 'to provide live, gavel to gavel coverage of the United States House of Representatives.'1, but the enterprise has been expanded beyond the original ...

(5 pages) 110 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Life of John F. Kennedy

n May 29, 1917.He attended Harvard University and graduated in 1940. From 1941-1945 heserved in the United States Navy, during World War II. In 1946 he waselected to the United States House of Represe ... 1946 he waselected to the United States House of Representatives. Then in 1952 hewas elected to the United States Senate. On September 12, 1953 he wasmarried to Jacqueline Lee Bouvier. Then in 1960 he ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Feb/1997

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

President Nixon and the watergate scandal

Richard Milhous Nixon was the thirty-seventh president of the United States and the onlypresident to have resigned from office. He was on his was to success after ... their candidate to challenge JerryVoorhis, the popular Democratic Congressman, for his seat in the United States House ofRepresentatives. He accuses Voorhis of being "soft" on Communism. This was dam ... rhis of being "soft" on Communism. This was damaging to himbecause the Cold War rivalry between the United States and USSR was just beginning. Voorhiswas forced into a defensive position after the two ...

(6 pages) 324 0 4.2 Mar/1997

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

"Radical Reconstruction" by Thaddeus Stevens, and his antislavery belief.

very and one of those who suffered about their antislavery belief. He quitted his first seat in the United States House of Representatives but latterly he was returned by the younger of two political ... ter the war he continued working on "Reconstruction", and "Restoration". This war was waged against United States by eleven other States who had betrayed US by overthrowing all governments. The outcom ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

America in 1968.

many felt was a considerable setback. "There always was a semi vacuum in the countryside," said one United States pacification worker. "Now there's a complete vacuum." By the end of the February, orde ... ndon Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 in Stonewall, Texas. As a democrat he was elected into the United States House of Representatives in 1938. He served for four terms. He became Senate majority ...

(8 pages) 116 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How a Bill Becomes a Law. A comprehensive look at the complicated process of a bill becoming a law. Includes a title page.

. Other bills, or the ideas and inspirations for them, come from private citizens. The Constitution states, "all bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives, but the Sena ...

(8 pages) 128 0 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A paper about the Mary Kay LeTourneau case. Her life, struggles, the case, and an educated explanation of the criminal theory she falls under.

of her time attending parties and taking road trips to Mexico. In 1970 her father won a seat in the United States House of Representatives and the family moved to Washington D.C. John Schmitz then bec ... . The couple was behind on payments and found it difficult to make ends meet.In 1995 Mary Kay was reunited with a former student name Vili Fualaau. He was a Samoan boy at the age of twelve. Mary Kay h ...

(5 pages) 64 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Senator Tim Johnson

ided to go to Washington, to bring South Dakota's interests to the capital. He was elected into the United States House of Representatives. He served for 10 years until 1996, when he finally ran for s ... al funding for health coverage, and expanding free trade.Tim Johnson is a very active member of the United States Senate. He is on many senate subcommittees. He is on the Subcommittee for Agriculture ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Constitution Research Questions

35-years old minimumb. Natural-born citizen of the U.S.c. Been fourteen years a resident within the United States2. President Term: 4-year and only can serve 2 terms (10 years)3. The amendment that se ... the U.S. House of Representatives:a. Be at Least 25-years old.b. Been seven Years a Citizen of the United Statesc. Be an habitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.6. The term length for a se ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Comparing and Contrasting the House and Senate.

Since the United States runs on a bicameral legislature, there are glaring differences between each house.The ...

(2 pages) 43 1 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

A Biography on Congresswoman Shelley Berkley

Rochelle Levine on January 20th 1951. This American politician has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999. She is currently in her fourth term representing ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"Biography"

Congress enacted its policies in spite of his repeated vetoes. The division became so wide that the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach him. Impeachment had long been a goal ... ional practices concerning states. Amendment X specifically states "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States re ...

(3 pages) 443 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biography of John Eric Ensign

ree children Trevor, Siena, and Michael. This American politician has been a Republic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1995. He has currently taken on the role as the 24th Un ... al hospital in 1987 in West Flamingo, and South Shores, Las Vegas in 1994.Ensign was elected to the United States House of Representatives in the Republican landslide of 1994; in addition he was then ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Democratic Representation

atives are similar to their constituents. This has increased African-American representation in the House of Representatives and in state legislatures. It has also been used to create majority Hispani ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Health Policy Research Summary

scribe 10 different key areas that I believe may pertain to this course.FederalismAs defined by the United States Constitution, "federalism is a fundamental aspect of American government, whereby the ... d is usually a member of a legislative body. Legislators are politicians elected by the people. The United States legislatures consist of the United States Senate and the United States House of Repres ...

(5 pages) 192 1 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Franklin Pierce: The 14th president of the United States

under the U.S Constitution as an American politician and as well as the fourteenth president of the United States, born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, November 23 1804, assumed his presidency at a pe ... four-years in this office he was named Speaker of the House. At the age of 29 he was elected to the United States House of Representatives. After his marriage with Jean Means Appleton and the death of ...

(5 pages) 1110 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

The United States House of Representatives Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.

The United States House of Representatives Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global WarmingGlo ... policies, strategies, technologies and other innovations, intended to reduce the dependence of the United States on foreign sources of energy and achieve substantial and permanent reductions in emiss ... eve energy independence, reduce global warming pollution and transition to a clean energy economy" (United States … 1). However, this act was not actually passed by the Select Committee, since ...

(7 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Food Safety Modernization Act

itting the FDA into two separate agencies.Since the salmonella outbreak, a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, Rosa DeLauro, represents Connecticut's 3rd congressional dis ... will have to be serious about food safety to bring back consumer confidence. Between 1990 and 2007, United States imports of fresh and processed fruits and vegetables grew from 17 billion pounds to 40 ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Demographic Factors Research

strong presence in the economic and political realms of America. Early in the establishment of the United States of America and through the 60's, women's presence in politics had been subtle; this is ... ces that were vacated by men leaving to serve in the wars. The article Women states that "After the United States defeated Germany and Japan… most women returned to their traditional roles as h ...

(14 pages) 112 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Articles of Confederation versus Constitution

Confederation versus ConstitutionThe articles of confederation established on November 15 1977 were United States first constitution. The articles were later ratified by the entire thirteen states on ... tution were later replaced with the Constitutional convention on, 1787. The current constitution of United States was formally passed and accepted on March 4, 1989. Though the two documents were seen ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History