Essays Tagged: "Federal government of the United States"

Cynisism in American Politics

random sample adults. In this interview, people were asked how much of the time they trusted in the federal government to do the right thing. Twenty-one percent said most of the time and seventy-one p ... ers in general. In a 1995 poll, thirty-five percent said the main reason that they do not trust the federal government is that politicians lack honesty and integrity. Another twenty-four percent cited ...

(4 pages) 77 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Growing industrialism of the Gilded Age a threat to American Democracy?

The growing industrialism of the Gilded Age was indeed a threat to American Democracy. The American Government stood idly by as the Industrialists became more and more powerful. The Preamble of the do ... Posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the United States of America.'The American Government was not doing its best to ensure domestic tranquillity or to promote general welfare. Maj ...

(3 pages) 84 0 2.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Can we make ends meet?

- -CAN WE MAKE ENDS MEET?Should the government balance the federal budget? One mightassune assume that it would be good to balance the federal budget.However, ... ticle believe the answer is nota balanced-budget amendment because they believe it would preventthe federal government from combating recessions:Worse yet, under such an amendment, the federal governm ... costs for some programs,such as unemployment compensation, rise.These changes automatically put the federal budget into deficit,even if a balanced budget had been planned at the beginning ofthe fiscal ...

(8 pages) 296 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The history of Federalism in the United States and it's roots, meaning, and effects.

Federalism has been one of the most controversial terms in American Government since its creation in ... lism and disagreement over its implications have not ceased since the debate over the constitution. Federalism, adding to its problematic history has never conformed precisely to any theoretical idea. ... has never conformed precisely to any theoretical idea. The definition that we have come to study of federalism is: A political system in which power is divided between the central government and its t ...

(5 pages) 262 1 2.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Cuba and United states.

t country led and shaped by many great leaders throughout the past from the 1700's to present date. Government in America is the main factor that is keeping this country held together and bringing peo ... , fairness, job opportunities, school opportunities, and most of all a better place to live in. The Government first major action in taking control is on July 5th 1776 Thomas Jefferson and the people ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

In 100 Year.

nd made living easier. Crime will have minimized with the growing technology of the world. The U.S. Government will have gotten organized and stopped fighting other countries just because it can. Scho ... blic than the almost total dictatorship that schools are now. In 100 years the way of life, the way governments are organized, the way technology improves, and life expectancy grows will be better. I ...

(2 pages) 150 8 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is an essay analyzing the Articles of Confederation as a first draft for the Constitution.

rtant learning experience as well. After the Articles of Confederation, the founders understood the federal government needed the power to enforce laws, regulate commerce, and an executive to head the ... omings, they were in some respects correct. The document did not have any true power to establish a federal government since the states were the genuine rulers of the nation.In my opinion, the Article ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Is the constitution effective?

nches, it would ensure that the country would never fall under tyranny, and it never has. State and federal powers were also separated, giving state governments a little freedom to make their own laws ... The Constitution gave the United States the identity it needed. It is a strong document, giving the federal government power, while at the same time letting the individual states keep some of their so ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Legalizing Medicinal Marijuana

that allow doctors to prescribe marijuana for treatment of various illnesses or are petitioning the federal government to lift the ban on its medical use. In 10 states, similar laws have either been r ... legalization of medicinal marijuana. It is now time for medicinal marijuana to be legalized on the federal level.Critics of medicinal marijuana say that there is no proof that smoked marijuana is a b ...

(3 pages) 73 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Eerything needed about the Articles of confederation, the Federalist, Anti-Federalist, the elastic clause, federalism, delegated, express, reserved, and concurrent powers

ple; and that the president is to be elected for 4 years and is elected by the electoral college.2. FederalistThe leader of the federalist was Alexander Hamilton, they where lead by very popular peopl ... e very wealthy and where supported by the north east. They won the debate over ratification.3. Anti-FederalistThe leader of the anti-federalist was Thomas Jefferson. They where in favor of the article ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Constitution DBQ

mended accordingly. In 1860, South Carolina declared that their secession was caused by the Federal government's abuse of power. Powers not delegated to the United States by the constitution a ... abolished through constitutional means but suffrage is prescribed by the states, and it is not the Federal government's jurisdiction to decide at this point. The 13th amendment made it illegal ...

(3 pages) 76 2 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Legalize It

arijuana.Others say marijuana is the "gateway drug," which means it leads to harder drugs. The U.S. government's own statistics show that over 75 percent of all Americans who use marijuana never use s ... ate. Marijuana could also be taxed like tobacco and alcohol, if the distribution was regulated. The government has fought hard to keep marijuana illegal, but ignores that nearly 750,00 people each yea ...

(3 pages) 71 2 3.9 May/2004

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

Agculture notes of the depression

they could produce while also paying them not to produce on several of there fields.2. The federal government planed on taxing food processing.3. the Agriculture adjustment act was r ... l welfare of thi nation and it's people in attempt to make life better.b. The powers of the federal government are limited due to there delegated powers do no extend to agriculturec. V ...

(1 pages) 801 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Hamiltonianism influences America Today

ere to be held for just about anything, except for state governors, who were to be appointed by the Federal Government. When you are elected in today’s age, you are elected for so many years. You ... to execute its constitutional powers, the doctrine of implied powers. Precedents were set “for federal authority that are still used by the courts and are considered an authority on constitutiona ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hurricane Island Marketing Analysis presented by Harvard Business Review

SituationPhillip Chin (Marketing Director) for HI (Hurricane Island) is in the midst of formulating the 1987 marketing budget. Of the many options for fulfilling next year’s corpor ... th toward meeting the school’s leadership strategic objective.AnalysisPDP participants consist of highly homogenous corporate groups that seek an alternative to “in-house” training. HI& ... se, and in 1986 the program experienced a 45% increase in student enrollment (158 vs. 230).The cost of a PDP SPD contains three variables—direct, overhead, and marketing. At present, marketing th ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Fair Tax

Federal Income Tax Vs. The Fair Tax PlanThere is a plan being passed around the United States Congre ... lled the Fair Tax plan. It is a plan that would help the United States government a great deal. The federal government taxes on our earnings. The IRS takes approximately fifteen to thirty-nine percent ...

(3 pages) 76 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Little Red Riding Hood

o didn’t obey the rules; he was rather mature but still quite arrogant. He lived in the middle of a city a big city - the busiest place in the world, it was called New London and it was in the so ... re trouble would always occur, and this was due to one reason and one reason only this was the lair of The Big Bad Drunk and his clan.This guy was terrible. He wore black ripped tracksuit bottoms, an ...

(5 pages) 10 0 2.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Federal State Relations On Social Welfare

In 1996, Federal and state power have come to a test as federal and state welfare officials dispute on how mu ... lfare law. The law initially was to move welfare money spending power to the states from the federal government. However numerous conditions are being attached to the federal grant, as the fede ... ambiguity" come out. One of the controversies was that the state spending must meet certain Federal criteria, or else it would not count toward the requirements of the new law. When the state ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ecomerce proposal for a business

�Table of contentsExecutive Summary------------------------------------------------------------------- 1Sit ... tion ---------------------------------------------------------18 APPENDICESAPPENDIX I- Screen shots of prototype Webpage. ------------------------21APPENDIX II- Detailed Budget Plan------------------- ... y - a - Click has decided to prepare an ecommerce proposal for the Academics Plus bookstore as part of our group project. It is believed that this proposal would present great opportunities for the bu ...

(22 pages) 118 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Comprehensive Exam

eran UniversityIntergovernmental RelationsMPPA 556February 08, 20091.Describe the components of our federal system of government; describe one or more analytic models if you wish. The components that ... ices, housing, transportation and an assortment of public works.In describing the components of our federal system it is necessary to examine the various documents that make up our system of governmen ...

(7 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays