Essays Tagged: "american citizens"

The Conflicts of the Black Race: Delayed Economic and Educational Progress

than a century, they felt the time was way past due for them to receive the same treatment as other American citizens. Our people struggled to receive decent education programs for their youth for the ...

(5 pages) 206 0 3.7 Apr/1997

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

The Nursing Home

tablishments provide health care, entertainment, security, and above all, a home for over 1,000,000 American citizens over age 70. There is no better place for an individual who is slowly losing his o ...

(2 pages) 256 1 3.1 May/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Major Reforms from 1790-1860

time period of 1790-1860 can be characterized as an age of reform and rebirth. The character of an American emerged. No longer was an American symbolized as solely a war hero or politician, now there ... challenged themselves to better the nation. The 'Age of Reform,' served as the establishment of the American culture, and through this establishment laid the groundwork for all American citizens. ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gun control

as banning alcohol to reduce drunk driving.Gun control is based on the faulty notion that ordinary American citizens are too hazardous and ill tempered to be trusted with weapons. How would we even b ... against the evils of firearms.Lets talk about a total gun ban. If that indeed came true, would the American society be safer? Truth is no. Besides the scary thought that only the Government would hav ...

(3 pages) 345 3 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Al Qaeda will use the acts of September 11 to finally lure the United States into a Holy War, uniting the nation of Islam against the Western allies.

of September 11 definitely have gotten the attention of the supposedly invulnerable United States. American citizens have now begun to realize the despise that other countries feel towards the United ... d consequences of the U.S. governments international activities that have been kept secret from the American people" (Johnson 1). The "blowback" from the United States actions in Iran became reality d ...

(7 pages) 406 3 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Communications Decency Act, The Fight For Freedom of Speech on the Internet

The Communication Decency Act is a bill which has insulted our right as Americancitizens. It's a bill which SHOULD not pass. I'll share with you how Internet users arereact ... ou access to America On-line for free and E-mail Bomb, or otherwise harassothers using the service (American On-line just passed a bill that gave them the right toallow users to let them scan their ma ...

(6 pages) 112 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Arguement why guns should be outlawed in society. Cited work and bibiography of cited work. A good outline and base with good beliefs and opinions.

ay be an underlying motive for gun control. Gun control is based on the faulty notion that ordinary American citizens are too hazardous and ill tempered to be trusted with weapons. How would we even b ... oo accessible to America's youths and adults stated Lott (26-29). Looking at the economic of crime, Americans are spending too much money each year trying to protect them with this deadly force. Why d ...

(5 pages) 397 2 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

To what extent does Franklin D Roosevelt deserve to be considered a 'great' president?

to the dilemma, fulfilling his promise 'I pledge to you, I pledge to myself, to a new deal for the American people'When Roosevelt was running for office he made a bold statement advocating the need f ... t was running for office he made a bold statement advocating the need for social reform, since many American citizens were hoping that unlike in years gone by, the U.S government would intervene in do ...

(9 pages) 154 2 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Document Based Essay Question describing the Great Depression. Summary and how it affected the US - problems we faced and how they were resolved

first document, many people were dissatisfied. The Stock Market Crash affected many people; African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, and Americans themselves. Unfortunately, the African ... d Americans themselves. Unfortunately, the African Americans were the first to lose their jobs. The American citizens denied them public work use. Meanwhile, the rest of the nation grew worse. Thirtee ...

(8 pages) 223 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tecnological Override by Angela Meyer

erstand how computers and the Internet need to be handled with responsibility. Nearly 51 percent of American household's have one or more computers and 41 percent of American households having Interne ... American households having Internet access; computers are becoming an everyday activities for many American citizens . This computer technology is not only in our homes but also in every school in th ...

(20 pages) 219 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

This essay is about the Second Amendment and whether its meaning was for personal gun use or military gun use. It is based on the book "Whose Right to Bear Arms Did the Second Amendment Protect?"

hts. The Anti-federalists believed that a bill of rights was necessary to protect the rights of the American citizens, so they used this as their reason for opposing the ratification of the Constituti ... protect the stability of republican institutions." (53)Along with the fear of tyranny from rebels, Americans feared tyranny from outside forces. They feared that other countries would try to come in ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Constitution

ent and the people in order to make a more perfect union. The preamble, justifies the rights of the American citizens. It declares that "men are created equal...are endowed by their Creator with certa ... hese are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." That sentence still remains a truth with the Americans today. Jefferson wrote the preamble with the help of John Locke. Within the preamble Jeffe ...

(2 pages) 109 1 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Illinois Governor recently pardoning death row felons. Its main focus is on what parts of law the recent actions have focused on and why. Essay Title - Illinois Convolution

ion to the victims of the crimes. If his presumptions are incorrect he is also putting the lives of American citizens at risk by having convicted criminals on the streets. Another objective of the law ... pheld is the objective to preserve and promote life. His principles to bring forth justice into the American court system are in my opinion on the right track to improving the courts procedures by usi ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2003

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

Interpretation of "The Lottery" by Shirly Jackson-A tale of pointless violence, inhumanity, and senseless adherence, while unintentionally enlightening the readers with a morality lesson.

tation of The LotteryA lottery: the word lightly rings a blissful tone through out the ears of most American citizens. Yet, in the small town that Shirley Jackson writes about in her short story The L ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The laws of seatbelt usage.

many highway signs to inform motorists. Although the laws may not be easily enforced, many lives of American citizens have been lengthened due to them."If there were such laws, my daughter would be li ... ughter would be living today," says Autumn O'bile, mother of a crash victim. The O'biles, a typical American family, make their home in New Hampshire, the only state that does not have seatbelt laws. ...

(2 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Free Political Associations in Alexis de Tocqueville's "Democracy in America".

75, it has indeed become one of the main political associations attempting to protect the rights of American citizens, with just over 4.2 million members. Through the National Rifle Association's Inst ... ' thoughts and wishes very apparent through lobbying (NRA website). The relentless pursuit of every American's Second Amendment rights through legislation-reform is a direct reflection from Democracy ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

"Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.

Compared to third world countries, America is a golden land of opportunities where the "American Dream" can actually solidify into reality for immigrants as well as American citizens. This ... d dedication. In Arthur Miller's tragedy Death of a Salesman, the Loman family fails to achieve the American Dream because they accepted the delusion that success is obtained through superficial means ... igence and moral values prove to be their reason of triumph in the business world.Willy desires the American Dream but is unable to make it a reality because he lacks the qualities of the "American He ...

(4 pages) 144 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

To what extent did the decade of the 1950's deserve its reputation as an age of political, social and cultural conformity?

ith leisure activities that no doubt accepted the customs of its culture.During the decade of 1950, American citizens desired for a decisive leadership. The president was ready to support and lead the ... y" a new executive style that was quite different from the social activism of Roosevelt and Truman. Americans of both generations were eager to pursue the politics of tranquility.Social conformity was ...

(2 pages) 142 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

In Today's Technological Society, is the Push Towards a "Wired" Educational Environment Hindering Students' Ability and Opportunity to Acquire Needed Basic Skills in the Classroom?

s in public schools has always been a prominent topic in government, and a major concern among most American citizens. This is due largely in part to the direct correlation between the present quality ... dden assumptions, many on which are oversimplified if not highly questionable (Oppenheimer) .In The American Prospect, Sherry Turkle, a Sociology professor at MIT wrote, "experiences with simulations ...

(13 pages) 295 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Death Penalty: why it is moral and humane.

s, and the fact that the death penalty is not inhumane.Though there is no question in many minds of American citizens that the death penalty should be legal, there are still the select few that have r ... t is an inhumane practice. The constitution has a section on cruel and unusual punishment that many American citizens link to the death penalty, though there is no valid connections modernly. It is in ...

(3 pages) 72 1 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues