Essays Tagged: "Advocate"

Thomas Jefferson

how he continuously fought for these words to become fulfilled in his country. This powerful advocate of liberty was born in 1743 in Albermarle County, Virginia. From his father he inherited so ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.3 Mar/1997

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

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

highly controversial issue whether drugs such as marijuana should be legalized or not. Some people advocate this issue and believe that legalization is the only solution left for the nation while oth ...

(6 pages) 372 1 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A biography of Germaine Greer

f Sydney, Melbourne and Cambridge. Her main occupation is a writer but she is also seen as a strong advocate for the sexual revolution. Greer managed to combine both them interests by writing about he ... ork by Katherine Philips, Anne Wharton and other neglected women poets. Greer renounced the church, advocated rampant sexual freedom for women, trashed marriage and the family and fulminated against t ...

(1 pages) 45 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gun control in The States

meplagued society. Linda M Hasselstrom,the writer of 'Why One Peaceful Woman Carries aPistol',is an advocate for women to carry handgun.She is so because of one main reason:she's awoman.In the world t ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Book report of Black Like Me that I did for Accelerated History class. An extensive overview of the book.

ard Griffin was a journalist and a specialist on raceissues. After publication, he became a leading advocate in the CivilRights Movement and did much to promote awareness of the racial situationsand p ...

(6 pages) 172 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Opportunities of Character, Not Color. Arguments for and against Affarmative action

mpuses across the nation.There are numerous arguments that defend the use of affirmative action and advocate its effect on college campuses. Supporters of affirmative action believe that minorities ar ...

(3 pages) 152 0 3.7 Nov/1996

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

The True Greatness of Abraham Lincoln

the history of The United States, mainly for his emancipation of slaves. But was Lincoln really an advocate of the rights of blacks? Lincoln had the intention of preserving the Union and satisfying t ...

(4 pages) 107 1 4.7 Dec/1996

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

Prohibition of alcohol in the States. A Noble Experiment?

hool. All of this began tochange in the 1800's. Early on, a few strict religious interests began to advocatetemperance, which is abstinence from alcohol. Then most major denominations took it upas a c ... buted and caused a brief craze of teetotalism. It also provided'scientific' evidence for temperance advocates for years to come, even though it maderidiculous claims which blamed alcohol for a huge va ...

(11 pages) 176 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Theoretical Frameworks

a story of what happened). These frameworks in political science help build a strong foundation and advocate a precise sense of racial balance in the political arena. A social scientist tries to organ ...

(4 pages) 145 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Issue of Gun Control

e Americans, we have let our freedom and security slip through our fingers and disappear forever. I advocate legislation that would take the handguns out of the criminals' hands and watch the governme ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.5 Sep/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Capital Punishment -pro Death penalty

inals commit a crime because they have no other option to survive, but some do it for fun. I do not advocate death penalty for everybody. A person, who stole bread from a grocery store, definitely doe ... her crimes within the prison, if they are already facing the maximum punishment. Anti-death penalty advocates argue that imprisonment itself could deter criminals. They believe that we do not need to ...

(8 pages) 668 3 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Biography of William Penn

shall not pass this way again."~William PennAn underrated doctrine is exactly what America's first advocate of liberty and equality resided to. A man of great philosophy, William Penn became known as ...

(8 pages) 95 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

An essay on Jonathan Edward's speech "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."

oyance to convey his concern and humiliation in their actions, and ultimately aid in his attempt to advocate Christian rebirth. He explains to the listeners what God's feelings for the congregation ar ...

(3 pages) 82 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Positive factors regarding Human Cloning.

identical through their DNA and would not have the same characteristics as the donor twin. I am an advocate of this medical research; people who are receptive should not ban the research by the mere ...

(2 pages) 69 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

discursive essay on the legalisation of cannabis; different peoples views and arguments for and against it.

ent. Yet some people continually state this as if it were a fact, whist still others, even some who advocate the full legalisation of cannabis, continue to insist that it is the social setting in whic ...

(3 pages) 86 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Alexander Hamilton and His Contributions to the Constitutional Convention

ed to be held over the current feeble system of the Articles of Confederation. He was a very strong advocate when it came to the government. As Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Gladstone's ministry of 1868-74.

sions he took during his first ministry were not always as principled as his stern conscience would advocate. But nonetheless, he was a man of great integrity who was more preoccupied with doing the r ...

(6 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Thomas Hobbes vs. John Locke: Who is the true liberal?

e are only similar in their methodology, not in their conclusions or in the form of government they advocate. In fact, the ideologies of Hobbes and Locke are so dissimilar they should not even be coun ... one of these two writers to truly believe in the rationality of all men, and he is the only one to advocate upholding individual freedoms above all else.A major tenet of liberal philosophy is the bel ...

(7 pages) 220 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Paternalism in the USA and Johhn Stuart Mills.

been extremely influential to our society today. He is against most paternalistic action and is an advocate of maximum liberty. He was raised to become a modern thinker that became a revolutionary ph ... intellectual debate can justified beliefs become fully justified or in other words we need a devils advocate to wake us up from our dogmatic slumber. Mill believes man should be completely free to say ...

(12 pages) 192 2 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Family values, present trends in changing family values.

gay bishop and reason with authenticity the very basic biblical concept of a traditional family and advocate that it is alright to redefine the family in an alternate way to fit the alternate life sty ...

(3 pages) 365 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters