Essays Tagged: "democratic government"

Democracy in Ancient Greece

time. They realized that they need a new form of government and they were able to invent the first democratic government in the world. The democracy that the Greeks came up with was based on two impo ... Peloponnesian War the Athenians fell victim to internal restraints. Their own problems within their democratic structure caused them to lose that war. The codes and laws that they had at the time woun ...

(3 pages) 130 1 3.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

What Makes America Great

e America because there is opportunity here. I also like Americabecause of our government that is a democratic government. In other coun¬tries, their government's are monarchies, or a dictatorship ...

(1 pages) 112 2 3.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Ancient Greece

se citizens were strongly patriotic and many of them took part in public affairs. The world's first democratic government was established by the most advanced city-states. Athens and Sparta were known ...

(4 pages) 214 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Slavery in American History

f the United States of America were going todenounce the British Government in order to establish a democraticgovernment of their own. The unalienable rights of a citizen that weredefined by Jefferson ...

(3 pages) 195 0 4.0 Oct/1994

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

This essay is about the United Fruit Company and its part in the US sponsored military coup in Gautemala.

ration known as PBSUCCESS in order to eliminate the current government. But wait, this is the first democratic government in Guatemala so why would the United States be trying to sabotage it? We have ... de our foreign policy about human rights and spreading democracy right? Currently Jacob Arbenz is a democratically elected leader who is fighting poverty and being successful at it. So doesn't this so ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.6 May/2002

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

The money tril in the Government+ works cited !

he power in the hands of the people, but there is no assurance that the decisions made are moral. A democratic government can be nurtured or corrupted by Political Action Committees and corporations, ... orm of campaign contributions.Democracy, being the opposite of communism, is power to the people. A democratic country is run and represented by its people. These ordinary people are "considered as th ...

(7 pages) 248 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A term paper on Democracy

Democracy means "ruled by the people." In a democratic government, power comes from the people; America was founded on that principle. Obviously ...

(3 pages) 155 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Thesis: William Golding's Lord of the Flies, the littleuns leave Ralph's democratic government to establish a Hobbesian commonwealth under the guidance of Jack.

Thesis: William Golding's Lord of the Flies, the littleuns leave Ralph's democratic government to establish a Hobbesian commonwealth under the guidance of Jack.In society, t ... rced to establish a government. In William Golding's Lord of the Flies, the littleuns leave Ralph's democratic government to establish a Hobbesian commonwealth under the guidance of Jack.A Hobbesian c ... kly chosen in the beginning when the natural state had not quite set in for the littluns, Ralph was democratically appointed when their original ideals were still not lost. But even though Ralph had e ...

(4 pages) 48 0 1.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The Ancient Greeks in 400B.C.

e Ancient Greeks have played a large role on our society.The Ancient Greeks have provided us with a democratic government. A democratic government favors the many instead of the few. (Doc. 3) Like the ...

(1 pages) 71 0 2.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Effects of the Civil War on Abraham Lincoln's Writings

ll, were to survive as a nation. He understood that the Union must be preserved as a free nation if democratic government was to succeed in the world. Lincoln decided to issue a proclamation freeing t ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Jan/2003

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

Democracy Debate

America is known throughout the world for it's excellent Democratic Government, which provides high standards of living for most all of its citizens. Some pe ... tics. They can sway entire elections or just give the people an alternative to the usual Republican/Democratic vote. Many citizens are unhappy with the current choice that they have before them on Ele ... political parties yet almost immediately introduced the first two parties, the Federalists and the Democratic Republicans. Ever since then America has maintained an almost pure two-party system. When ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"Was the United States Responsible for the Development of the Cold War"

Union wanted a weak Germany and a communist government. The United States and there allies wanted a democratic government and a strong Germany. The United States was also worried over the Soviet sprea ... to East and West Germany. In 1946 the three allies unified there zones into one unit, they set up a democratic government, and introduced a new currency called the deutsch mark. The Soviet Union made ...

(2 pages) 132 3 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

War In Iraq

t what is happening at the moment will not affect them? It's perfectly possible that our apparently democratic government could be dragging us into the prelude to World War 3. Still think it doesn't a ... onstrous government.The Taliban, of which we've heard a lot, were cruel, backward, intolerant, anti-democratic, misogynist, fanatical, and thoroughly dislikeable.The Saudis, of which we've heard littl ...

(3 pages) 141 3 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Accounts for the fall of the Weimar Government using extensive historiography.

The collapse of Weimar Germany, the democratic government that only remained in power for a decade, was a result of the popular sentimen ... e economic crisis the 'Weimar Coalition' might not have feuded and the government may have remained democratically ruled. The rise of the Nazi party in particular, which dealt the final blow to the re ... blow to Weimar relied on a pre-existing situation. The structural weaknesses incorporated into the democratic government from its very beginnings allowed pro-monarchy generals, judges and other high- ...

(6 pages) 89 2 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Why was Hitler able to rise to power in Germany in 1933?

ler rose to power by means of his political genius. And yet still others claim that it was the weak democratic government of the Weimar Republic, and Germany's social and economic scene in the 1930's ...

(5 pages) 82 0 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

About Hitler and his road to taking power, his life, and his role in the Holocaust.

ement known as the Holocaust. How did Hitler gain the support of so many Germans and turn a liberal democratic government into a totalitarian dictatorship? How did Hitler convince people that he was t ...

(3 pages) 50 1 3.0 Aug/2003

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

How did Hitler replace the Weimar government and what was the nature of support that helped him come to power?

nd Hitler becomes President. The Weimar Republic was unpopular, because the Germans had never had a democratic government and thought it was weak. There are many reasons why Hitler and the Nazi Party ... omic problems, which implied that all these problems would be over as soon as they'd got rid of the Democratic government.In conclusion, Hitler's rise to power was due to a combination of factors. The ...

(3 pages) 67 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Does The Government have the right to take away peoples basic rights.

lienable rights by their tyrant government. To protect our rights, Jefferson and others organized a democratic government in which there was rule by the people. Thus, we have basic rights given to us ...

(1 pages) 30 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Freedom of Speech vs. Racism

ery of truth and the exposure of falsehood. The freedom of speech is also a central importance to a democratic government. The right to cast a vote means nothing if the vote is not informed. Citizens ...

(3 pages) 279 13 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Humanity as in Ancient Greece-An analysis of Greek influence and literature.

orld is today is largely a result of the blueprints left by this culture. They created the model of democratic government that is still utilized in the present day. Today's armies might have even adap ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers