Essays Tagged: "Washington DC"

Gun Control

of guns and residents of one state from buying firearms in another state. Some U.S. cities, such as Washington D.C., Chicago, and New York City, place restrictions on handgun ownership. However, few c ... of guns and residents of one state from buying firearms in another state. Some U.S. cities, such as Washington D.C., Chicago, and New York City, place restrictions on handgun ownership. However, few c ...

(5 pages) 152 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

This is an essay about Mary Church Terrell.

urch married Robert Terrell, a young lawyer she had met while working at the Colored High School in Washington, DC. Robert Terrell worked for many years in education and law and became the first black ... ay. In the later years of her life, Church Terrell fought tirelessly to uphold the equality laws of Washington, DC, to put an end to Jim Crow Laws. Church Terrell and her fluent, conversational, measu ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Mar/2003

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

Our Future on Mars

ncements in technology have enabled humans to obtain more information from the red planet, NASA and Washington, DC have announced several new missions that it plans to send out to Mars within the next ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Police Corruption In Major Cities

ibute cocaine themselves. Large groups of corrupt police have been caught in New York, New Orleans, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles, as well as many other cities. Corruption within police departments ... th robbing strip clubs and private homes, and even carrying off a 450-lb. safe from a retail store (Washington Post, Jan 18, 1993: p. 11). The deluge of cash that has flowed from the drug trade has cr ...

(12 pages) 171 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Police Corruption

ibute cocaine themselves. Large groups of corrupt police have been caught in New York, New Orleans, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles, as well as many other cities. Corruption within police departments ... th robbing strip clubs and private homes, and even carrying off a 450-lb. safe from a retail store (Washington Post, Jan 18, 1993: p. 11).The deluge of cash that has flowed from the drug trade has cre ...

(12 pages) 186 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Arlington Cemetery

ones in order to honor important people and events in our country's history. In 1802, George Washington's adopted grandson, George Custis, wanted to build a mansion atop a hill in Arlington as ... sts of a plaque surrounded by stone and grass, behind which burns the "eternal flame." It overlooks Washington, DC., and one can look up from it and see the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. O ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Racial bias in the criminal justice system

incarceration. The 95 page report was issued by the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights based in Washington DC. It's findings show that blacks, Hispanics and other minorities face unfair targeting ... argaining decisions by prosecutors and discriminatorysentencing by judges.In a report released from Washington DC- Amnesty International criticized Us Federal and state justice systems as riddled with ...

(3 pages) 194 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Resemblance -- A Poem about the Holocaust

appened I feel is an accurate portrayal of it all. This won first place in the Holocaust contest in Washington DC.

(1 pages) 26 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Who Really Was Responsible For Pearl HArbor's Devistation?

adership of the base in Pearl Harbor is to blame.The fact is, multiple documents were sent out from Washington, DC to the U.S. military bases in the Pacific. Though Pearl Harbor was not always mention ... Turner (then Chief of War Plans, U.S. Navy), he stated that he and other high-ranking officials in Washington "...expected all war scouting measures to be undertaken, submarines to be sent out to pro ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2005

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

Police Corruption

tribute cocaine themselves.Large groups of corrupt police have been caught in New York, New Orleans,Washington, DC, and Los Angeles, as well as many other cities. Corruption withinpolice departments f ... ith robbing strip clubs and private homes, and even carryingoff a 450-lb. safe from a retail store (Washington Post, Jan 18, 1993: p. 11).The deluge of cash that has flowed from the drug trade has cre ...

(10 pages) 193 1 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Social Policy class assignment: Write an Opinion Paper on the documentary SHELTER (about homelessness in the US)

sness is a national social problem that is especially visible in larger cities, such as New York or Washington, DC. The problem of homelessness should be adequately acknowledged and treated. Unfortuna ...

(3 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

George Washington.

George Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on February 22, 1732. His early education incl ... included the study of such subjects as mathematics, surveying, the classics, and rules of civility. Washington's father died in 1743 and he went to live with his half brother Lawrence at Mount Vernon, ... a happy and satisfying marriage. He became a delegate to the first and second Continental Congress. Washington did not participate actively in the deliberations, but his presence was undoubtedly a sta ...

(2 pages) 32 1 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Supply, Demand, and Pricing

inia there has been a clear shock of house shopping. In Virginia the immediate cities that surround Washington, DC it would be amazing if a single family house was found for under $500,000. Neverthele ... of land to build on. According to December 2004 report by Fannie Mae Foundation the margin between Washington, DC and Virginia population growth has increased each year since the year 2000. The deman ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Cost of Firm for Jiffy Wiffy Company

company is in the growth stage and sale has been averaged 10,000, 5,000, and 2,000 bars per week in Washington DC, New York City, and Los Angeles respectively (Sloboda, 2005). In response to high dema ... fit of the company.Production Capacity Fixed Cost Variable Cost Total Cost Total Revenue Profit/LossWashington DC 12,000 bars $4,000 $5,000 $9,000 $20,000 $11,000New York 6,000 bars $3,000 $3,000 $6,0 ...

(6 pages) 29 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

People

enew the Nation." It began in New York on February 25 and will culminate in a grand finale in Washington DC on April 16. The keynote speaker at each of these 50 venues will be the 81 year old Re ...

(1 pages) 337 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Honesty Is The Best Policy

he could get away with cheating on his girlfriend back home because she has no idea what he does in Washington, DC. None-the-less he doesn?t cheat because he is honest, and because of their honest rel ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

At a certain point of most anyone’s life, there comes

u know there will be large groups of people, such as: New York City, Dallas, Orlando, Las Vegas, or Washington DC. As a rule of thumb, you should jump off of something higher than five stories. You do ...

(2 pages) 355 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Why I am Proud to be an American

America, the roots of the tree is the economy of the US that keeps the country strong and growing. Washington DC, the nation's capital, is the trunk of the tree it is the part that everything has to ...

(1 pages) 12 1 2.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers