Essays Tagged: "american economy"

This is a policy paper. Social Security.

Social SecurityWhen FDR took over the presidency he had to figure out a way to improve theAmerican economy. In August of 1935 President Roosevelt signed the Social SecurityAct into law. (Whi ... the social security fund to payoff other debts and a way to increase the funds without hurting the American people. Notenough people pay attention to what goes on in our government, nonetheless, unde ...

(6 pages) 460 2 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Immigration today in America

ies stretched along the Atlantic seaboard. Transportation and communication were primitive, and the American economy revolved around agriculture and the simple commercial networks that got farm produc ... U.S. held 62,947,714 within its bounds in 1890. The increase was the product not only of the first American citizens and their descendants but also of the arrival and incorporation of more than 15 mi ...

(7 pages) 306 0 4.5 May/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Description of the American economy of the 1920's

ding the U.S. has overseas territories, plentiful resources, and began to lend money overseas s the American economy expanded.After the war ended, the economy dipped briefly. This occurred due to high ... he economy revived and the roaring twenties were born.The auto industry was the engine that ran the American economy. Auto sales tripled in the 1920's, and the moving assembly line made it cheaper tha ...

(1 pages) 106 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

How did America change after the War of 1812? This essay describes the economic and political changes after the War of 1812, including the effects of the cotton gin and Sectionalism.

Change occurs in every time period. Today Americans work and communicate faster through home computers and cell phones than they did thirty ye ... fter General Andrew Jackson led the United States victory at New Orleans, nationalism increased and Americans looked forward with confidence to a future filled with changes. They would not be disappoi ... eatest inventions, the cotton gin and system of interchangeable parts, both helped spur the growing American economy and industrial revolution. The cotton gin improved the output of workers by a thous ...

(4 pages) 26024 4 4.1 Mar/2003

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

President Franklin D. Roosevelt a liberal and President Herbert C. Hoover as a conservative.

In the 1920s the American economy was headed towards an economic depression. The tariffs passed by the government and ... ion. The tariffs passed by the government and actions of proprietors had led to the downfall of the American economy. On October 29. 1929, the stock market crashed, officially signaling the beginning ... d that his program, the "New Deal", would solve the problem of the Great Depression and restore the American economy. This plan included programs that would help the unemployed get jobs, social securi ...

(4 pages) 124 1 3.0 Apr/2003

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

The Influence of September 11.

The Influence of September 11On the American EconomyThe atrocious attacks on New York's twin towers were aimed at an iconic symbol of US ...

(12 pages) 320 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Great Depression & World War 2 versus Reforms.

large market crashes. These market crashes, combined with the maldistribution of wealth, caused the American economy to capsize.Another main cause of the Great Depression happened during the 'roaring ... 1923 to 1929. However, the rewards of the prosperity of the 1920's were not shared evenly among all Americans.The growing disparity of wealth between the well - to - do and the middle - income citizen ...

(3 pages) 91 1 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

The Great Depression: Causes and how the New Deal prolonged the Depression.

on. President Hoover tried to fight the Great Depression, but as he neared the end of his term, the American economy was in its worst state yet, and many fearful citizens wanted a leader who would do ... eal" and with that promise won the election of 1932. Roosevelt's New Deal had profound effects upon American history. Although it was intended to restore America's devastated economy, the New Deal act ...

(8 pages) 512 3 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

America's Growing Economy in 2003.

This is an essay that discusses the United States economy This article discusses the American Economy at its present state(November 2003). This essay should help students that are wanti ... growth, increased consumer confidence and capital expenditures, and increased stock investments.The American economy is beginning to pick up steam, with growth of annualized GDP in the second quarter ... celerating allowing manufacturing companies to accomplish more with fewer people, boosting profits. American manufacturing companies are still sending production offshore even as growth returns. Hopef ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Keynes and FD Roosevelt.

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt of the United States faced a dilemma. The American economy was in shambles. As the president, Roosevelt had to solve the problems and he relie ... economist during the twentieth century. His theories had a major impact on FDR's perspective on the American government's economy. In 1933, the United States, quite out of keeping with its constitutio ... factories were out of business. Products were not being produced, and nearly one out of every four Americans was unemployed. Men who could have been spending their time working, or doing something pr ...

(7 pages) 101 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Affects of Alcoholism in the Life of Charlie Wales.

Charlie WalesAccording to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism "About 18 million Americans have alcohol problems. Alcohol and drug abuse costs the American economy an estimated $276 ...

(4 pages) 86 1 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Ripple Effect of September 11th

e not unfounded, inasmuch as every element necessary for a recession is currently presentwithin the American economy. While inflation has been a constant component of an already unstable market, the U ...

(4 pages) 165 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Developments in transportation, rather than in manufacturing and agriculture, sparked American economic growth in the first half of the nineteenth century. Assess the validity of this statement.

"Developments in transportation, rather than in manufacturing and agriculture, sparked American economic growth in the first half of the nineteenth century." is not accurate. While develo ... evolution could not have been carried out. Also, with the rapid growth of the agricultural markets, American economic growth boomed. All three factors, (transportation, agriculture and manufacturing) ... three factors, (transportation, agriculture and manufacturing) played an equal role in sparking the American economic growth in the first half of the nineteenth century.The cotton gin was just one of ...

(2 pages) 85 2 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Effects of Illegal Immigration on the American Economy This essay focuses on the changes to the economy due to illegal immigration.

The Effects of Illegal Immigration on the American EconomyTo many, the purpose of life is to make it as enjoyable as possible. This is the pri ... where he can work to support his family and earn enough to have feed his children. He hears of "The American Dream" and that America is the land of the free. So, he decides to come to this great count ... engthens the economy because immigrants often fill the lower wage job markets, ones that an average American would detest. But, this is the exact reason that illegal immigration hurts the economy, the ...

(3 pages) 509 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Mars Funding

mars for thousands of years, from the ancient Greeks and Romans to current NASA scientists. Now the American space program wants to travel to Mars which would cost up to thirty billion dollars for a h ... should spend money on Mars? Mars exploration is a good idea for America. But such critics think the American economy doesn't have the money to spend for exploration. Despite the criticism mars explora ...

(3 pages) 64 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Hitler's rise to Power

o her through the U.S.A.. These loans later became the cause of Germany's economic collapse. As the American economy was hard hit by the depression Germany was called on to repay the loans made availa ...

(3 pages) 65 2 1.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The progressive party moderated the backlash of the workers' socialist movement and prevented fall of the American capitalist system.

preserved the capitalist system. Explain this statement. You will need to discuss the nature of the American capitalism at the time, the threat to its continued existence, and the composition of the p ... oney," averred John D. Rockefeller. Men such as John Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie controlled the American economy at the turn of the century through large monopolies. As the wealth of Carnegie and ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Major events and effects on American Economy 1990-2004 including Enron, 911, immigration, outsourcing, bush tax cut, internet, and statistical info. vanderbilt

Major Events in American Economy:1990- Present5.7.04Universidad de La SerenaFacultad de Ciencias Sociales y Ec&oacut ... t and the Gulf War. In 1993 in Somalia. By September, 1994, the U.S. in Haiti.In 1996 about 20,0000 American troops were sent to Bosnia. In late March 1999 the U.S. held air strikes against Yugoslavia ... The stock market reached an all time high as individuals learned to buy and trade via the internet. Americans took advantage of the affluence by traveling more (up 40% since 1986)ImmigrationFigures fr ...

(22 pages) 548 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Great Depression

ew Deal" and with that promise won the election of 1932. Roosevelt's New Deal had deep effects upon American history. Franklin D. Roosevelt solved the depression and got the economy rolling again.The ... sed by a number of serious weaknesses in the economy. The first cause was Easy Credit. Although the American economy prospers in the 1920s, most of this richness was based on easy credit. The Federal ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

NAFTA: Good or Bad

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) became effective in Canada, Mexico, and the United States on J ... ich also became effective in 1994.NAFTA was created to increase and promote commerce among North American countries. When NAFTA was passed, supporters had very high goals and expectations for the ... ariffs was expected to increase exports and create a greater, more stable, and more efficient North American economy. The most direct economic benefit of trade comes from the fact that countries do n ...

(3 pages) 135 0 2.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays