Essays Tagged: "moral issue"


scarriage. Abortion can also be intentionally caused, or induced. Induced abortion is regarded as a moral issue in some cultures. In others it is seen as an acceptable way to end unplanned pregnancy. ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

US Civil War

ng class. The North did not need slaves to support their agriculture. The North viewed slavery as a moral issue, degrading and cruel. The South on the other hand wanted to protect its influence in the ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Feb/1994

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

Thomas Jefferson

ut his administration. Jefferson was an admired statesman who was grappling unsuccessfully with the moral issue of slavery. Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, opposed sla ...

(2 pages) 58 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Ethical Decision Making.

is article gives five steps that I will use to address the problems FCH face. They are: Recognize a moral issue, Get the facts, Evaluate the alternative actions from various moral perspectives, Make a ... nal behavior . . . . . we have the ability to develop codes and norms to guide that behavior. Those moral norms and codes, plus a set of virtuous character traits, are what we mean when we talk about ...

(5 pages) 1068 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Significant causes of the U.S Civil War, Compromise of 1877, key terms and people

1.Significant causes of the U.S Civil WaroSlavery was a growing moral issue in the north, versus its defense and expansion in the southoConstitutional disputes over ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

Ethnic Profiling and Civil Rights

ly difference is towards whom the profiling is directed. Profiling is not only political but also a moral issue that defies the civil liberties set out for everyone in the Constitution set by our fore ... rrorism cannot be justified by any means.Ethnic profiling is not only a political issue, but also a moral issue. It is not right for one person to be subjugated to laws and regulations that another is ...

(12 pages) 273 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Abortion and Ethics Many people believe abortion is a moral issue

Abortion and Ethics Many people believe abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman's right to choose what she does wi ... hey so choose, to have an abortion, up to the end of the first trimester. Regardless of the fact of morals, a woman has the right to privacy and choice to abort her fetus. The people that hold a "pro- ...

(3 pages) 219 2 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Was slavery the cause of the civil war? Was one particular event the breaking straw that made the war unevitable?

to the start of the war.Politics played a huge role in the start of the war. Although slavery was a moral issue during the 1800's that divided many political leaders, the average American had little i ...

(4 pages) 141 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Pornography: Not A Moral Issue"

ving less power than men. Mackinnon speaks about pornography being a more political matter rather a moral issue.Critical-Thinking:In her article she states that "Pornography is not imagery, it is some ... h which gender inequality becomes socially real".The conventional understanding of pornography as a moral issue is that he term "moral" is all basically based on concepts through good and evil, which ...

(1 pages) 52 1 2.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Abolitionist's Role In The Demise of Slavery-

preceded the Civil War abolitionism was a major factor in the demise of slavery. Abolitionism was a morally grounded and uncompromised movement during the 17th and 18th centuries. Abolitionist played ... tionist played a key role in setting the terms of debate over slavery and in making it a compelling moral issue. The 13th amendment was ratified in 1865 which abolished slavery. William Lloyd Garrison ...

(6 pages) 77 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Thomas Jefferson

hout his administration.Jefferson was an admired statesman who was grapplingunsuccessfully with the moral issue of slavery. Thomas Jefferson,the author of the Declaration of Independence, opposed slav ...

(2 pages) 41 0 2.6 Feb/2005

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

Animal Testing - Necessary or Barbaric and Wrong? - Discursive Essay.

Animal testing has for a long time been a much debated moral issue. For many, this kind of testing has been the only kind of hope for developing new medici ... ives of animals and to prevent animal testing from having to happen. Many people believe that it is morally wrong to experiment upon another species merely for the benefit for human beings.Those who a ... as for cosmetics, which is obviously not necessary. Animal rights protesters still say that it is immoral and wrong to test products on animals, merely for the benefit of humans. This view is justifie ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

The Two Sides of Abortion

ic makes it one that truly means a lot to me as a writer.Many people believe abortion is not only a moral issue, but a constitutional issue as well. Several cases have been fought for the right to cho ... iew towards abortion there is only one option, not having an abortion. Pro-lifer's feel abortion is morally wrong, and that is equivalent to the murder of a living, breathing human being.In contrast, ...

(3 pages) 81 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Discuss the major causes of the US Civil War.

Problems initially began because ofdisagreements of slavery the North was against it and saw it as amoral issue that needed to be controlled and eventually dissolved. Onthe other hand, the South, with ... nsuitable for the Negroes.Had there been no slavery, there would have been no war. Had therebeen no moral condemnation of slavery, there would have been no warSydney E. Ahlstrome (History of the Ameri ...

(5 pages) 162 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Defense of Abortion

a very controversial issue in Western society. Not only is it a strong legal issue, but an ethical/moral issue. When is abortion okay and is it really "murder?" When is a fetus operationally defined ... uld be the equivalent of standing idly by while someone dies - it isn't wrong per say, but it isn't morally right either. When put in this perspective, abortion seems much more morally wrong in compar ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


alled a miscarriage. However, when the loss of a fetus is caused intentionally, it is regarded as a moral issue. Abortion destroys the lives of helpless, innocent children and is illegal in many count ... an embryo until the last second of life before death. Any of the above stated forms of abortion are morally wrong because they murder a fetus which is living, moving, and breathing. With abortion, we ...

(9 pages) 68 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Death Penalty

rime, one must go beyond blaming the convict. Punishment is necessary. Depending on the degree of immorality of the crime committed, an appropriate punishment comes to mind, but it remains a moral iss ... punishment is not necessary. Everyone deserves second chance and no matter what, killing people is morally wrong. Many criminals are not thought to possibly commit another immoral offence, but ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Abortion, A Mother's Right

Abortion: A Woman's Right Abortion is a controversial moral issue we all hear about on a regular basis but one rarely stops to think about who exactly is ... tly is involved in or affected by this process, and who has the authority to decide if it is indeed morally acceptable. "˜Morality' shall be defined as that which is in accordance with principle ... e fetus, as well as the third party who will presumably abort it.When approaching the debate of the moral status of abortion through a feminist point of view, the focus will undoubtedly be almost excl ...

(6 pages) 62 0 1.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Four Main Causes Of The Civil War

The Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865, was mainly caused by the moral issue of slavery and the constitutional issue of slavery, which led to the division of the wes ... English textiles, the English would buy less Southern cotton also infuriated the South. The moral issue of slavery also helped to ignite the fire of the civil war. Abolitionists argued against ... helped to ignite the fire of the civil war. Abolitionists argued against slavery as the horrible, immoral practice that it as, while the South was reluctant to lose their "property" of slaves. Souther ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Difference Between Americans And Canadians

stability, whereas Canadians are the opposite. Canadians view universal access to health care as a moral issue for which we are willing to pay additional taxes in order to insure everyone. Americans ... ty and comparing it to Canada's, in the United States, we see that there is a lack in education and morals, which can easily be seen through TV and the media. Also, American society is focused on mass ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers