Essays Tagged: "national debt"

The National Debt in the US

      For the past centuries, the american people dug themselves into a big hole which is the National Debt. In this paper I will discuss the history of the national debt, effects on the debt/d ... of the national debt, effects on the debt/deficit, wais to reduce it and control the deficit. the national debt has increased every year from 1945 to 1995. The biggest increase of the debt was from ...

(2 pages) 145 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Debt, outline of Canada's economic crisis, an economic catastrophe

Few national economic issues have generated the same kind of concern as has the federal debt problem of ... l debt problem of Canada. There is a pressing need for long-term policies to lift Canada out of the national debt hole it is in. Eliminating the debt will not only free up money being spent on interes ... ll be the young citizens of Canada that will have to pay for previous government overspending. "Our national debt, after all, is an internal debt, owed not only by the nation but to the nation. If our ...

(3 pages) 76 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Milton Friedman, his theory and work.

ived, but what about how Milton Friedman played a very important role in helping us get into a huge national debt? This paper will discuss how Milton Friedman played a negative role in our economy.Whe ... ell, under the Monetarism policy, government borrowing and spending exploded under Reagan, with the national debt rising to $3 trillion by the time he left office. Paul Volcker, Chairman of the Federa ...

(4 pages) 214 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Violations of Laissez Faire by the U.S federal government between 1865 and 1900

at of the people not the government. Our government took such a stance in its early decades, but as national debt rose, interstate commerce became indomitable, and the economy lost its strength, the n ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

The North Americam Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

tions that rely on huge reserves of the dollar because of its stability as a means of settling international debts. Unfortuneatly, despite the solidity that our economy is so often associated with, we ... t our economy is so often associated with, we have accumulated a 5 trillion dollar (that's 9 zeros) national debt. Something has to be done about this colossal problem to ensure that the United States ...

(8 pages) 458 1 3.9 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"To Cut or Not to Cut" - national debt and budget deficit in the US.

mess." Famous last words heard from the mouths ofmany different politicians when talking about the national debt and the budget deficit.Our debt is currently $4.41 trillion and we have a budget defic ... resort. In1790, when Alexander Hamilton, as secretary of the Treasury, made his first report on thenational debt of the United States, he estimated it at close to $70 million. Afteralternately rising ...

(6 pages) 296 1 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Evolution of the First Amendment

strongly denounced the British parliament's enactment of a series of tax levies to pay off a large national debt that England incurred in its Seven Years War with France. In newspaper articles, pamph ...

(4 pages) 168 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Alexander Hamilton's Financial Plan

After the Revolutionary War, the United States was left with a $52 million dollar national debt as well as a $25 million dollar debt from the individual states. Alexander Hamilton de ... ayment of the nation's debts.Hamilton established the credit of the United States by paying off the national debt. One way he did this was by exchanging old war bonds for new Federal Reserve bonds. In ... swer A is the correct choice because the main point of Hamilton's financial plan was to pay off the national debt in order to restore the nation's credit.Another way Hamilton proposed to pay the natio ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.7 Feb/2003

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

Is the national debt good or bad?

The National DebtGood or Bad?Spending financed not by current tax receipts, but by borrowing or d ... fense spending, and didn't cut domestic spending enough to make up the difference. As a result, the national debt grew in size after 1980; growing from $709 billion to $3.6 trillion in 1990, only 10 y ... n practice. Attracted by high interest rates and stability, foreigners now buy huge amounts of U.S. national debt. Of course this cannot be the perfect solution otherwise no one would be concerned abo ...

(5 pages) 141 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Newspaper Article: Hyperinflation Hits Germany.

t asked the Allies to suspend the reparation payments, but they were refused. By December 1922, the national debt had reached a huge total of 469,000 million marks.In November 1922, a new centre-right ... of Weimar'. During World War One, Stresemann, like the vast majority of Germans, had been a strong nationalist. However, after the end of the war he moderated his views. He felt that the only way Ger ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

An explanation of the major problems the United States faced in 1789, how they were overcome by 1800, and at what cost.

ree main problems that might cause this are: export restrictions, fighting on the frontier, and the national debt.In 1789 the United States had to deal with many serious problems. First, the French an ... nt debt but to just pay the interest on it so people will invest in bonds. He also suggested that a national bank be built to handle the nation's finances.The cost of Hamilton's idea was the Whiskey R ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What problems faced the nation in the post Revolutionary period?

teen colonies. Problems such as disunity, slavery, foreign/interstate relations, land disputes, and national debt led to the formation of the Articles of Confederation in 1777. America's first constit ... their past-alliance with America. Congress was unable to control foreign commerce nonetheless, and national debt was mounting as foreign credibility was slipping. Boundary disputes began erupting int ...

(2 pages) 38 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Costs and Benefits Analysis of 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

t saw prices climb astronomically from all the publicity of the Games. The Games may have created a national debt, which subsequently the taxpayers would have had to subsidise. Due to the government h ... an Australians. Another benefit is the availability of the facilities. The most popular is the International Aquatic Centre that is widely used by the suburban Sydney people and is also admired and us ...

(1 pages) 65 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The article of confederation did not provide the US with an effective government during years 1781 to 1789. Explain?

the lack of power to tax the states and so, the congress did not have any money to pay off the huge National Debt and to handle economic issues of the country. Even when, the congress tried to get the ... led because George Washington was against it and all soldiers agreed with him. In spite of the huge National Debt, the Congress did hardly have any money to carry out its duties and wills.Congress lac ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Thomas Jefferson By: Tan Ly

ns that Jefferson expressed during the birth of our nation.After the American Revolution, America's national debt had swelled to $75 million dollars. Many federalists, notably Alexander Hamilton, thou ... million dollars. Many federalists, notably Alexander Hamilton, thought that the establishment of a National Banking System would help provide unity to the nation, and a convenient means of debt conso ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Theodore Roosevelt - One of the greatest American presidents

exploits while in office were not centered on only one certain goal. For example, he designated 150 National Forests, the first 51 Federal Bird Reservations, 5 National Parks, the first 18 National Mo ... first 51 Federal Bird Reservations, 5 National Parks, the first 18 National Monuments, the first 4 National Game Preserves, and the first 21 Reclamation Projects, which altogether provided 230 millio ...

(1 pages) 50 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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

King Louis XVI was his own enemy!

huge problem in France, the amount of money that King Louis XIV had borrowed was enormous, and the national debt was very high. This problem along with the problem of different classes which caused i ... argest, and most determined to fight for the right of public opinion, proclaimed themselves to be a national assembly, thus signalling the end of absolutism in France, and the beginning the revolution ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why did Pitt dominate politics 1783-93?

een undermined by this loss, and she was now isolated in Europe. The war had left Britain with huge national debt, and the dramatic fall in exports to America meant that her finances were also in an a ...

(7 pages) 29 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Pablo Escobar: Saint or Sinner

e poorest people of Colombia. In 1986 he even tried to enter politics offering to help wipe out the national debt of 10 billion dollars.b. In 1986 Forbes listed his as the seventh richest man in the w ...

(1 pages) 58 1 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Legalising Marijuana

I believe that marijuana should be legalized. I believe that if the government did so the National debt would be greatly decreased by the money it would make from the taxation of marijuana a ... of their impairment therefore they drive slower than those under the influence of alcohol. Even the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bureau of Mortality Statistics studies show that more people have ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics