Essays Tagged: "nuclear weapons"

Answering Americas Call. The role of America today

uld provide. The strongest country in the world was the one with the most men. Then came guns, then nuclear weapons, and finally computers. No longer do we need to send most of our country's men off t ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Nuked, why nuclear weapons should be banned

BOOM! That's the sound of a nuclear bomb going exploding, and a split second after a person hears that sound he most likely will ... s him at 100 mph. If he's not burnt to a crisp by this great wall of fire, he will be killed by the nuclear fallout that will eat him alive starting from the inside and working its way out. There are ... re in the war in Saudi Arabia are now having medical problems. This is one of the three main causes nuclear weapons should be banned, not to mention the amount of money they cost, and the space they t ...

(3 pages) 84 1 2.6 Apr/1997

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

the need and utility of nuclear weapons , destructors or Saviors?

the eye,' (Looking the Tiger in the Eye, 1982). The reason for which we must examine the issue of nuclear weapons, is best stated in the words of J. Robert Oppenheimer, '. . . until we have looked ... ent ourselves from backing into this proverbial tiger, we will discuss the following subheadings of nuclear arms: should countries dismantle their nuclear arms; and whether a nuclear war can occur, wi ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.8 Oct/1996

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

The Threat of Nuclear Weapons

Ever since the first nuclear weapon was built in 1945, nuclear war has been a threat. The two majornuclear powers in the ... viet Union and the United States. If a war ever broke out betweenthe two, which involved the use of nuclear weapons, the whole world would suffer from the effects. In thisreport I am going to prove th ... rom the effects. In thisreport I am going to prove that nuclear weapons are a threat to all of us.A nuclear weapon is any device that causes an explosion by the release of the energy in an atom.They a ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.7 Apr/1996

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

The threat of accidental nuclear war

The threat of nuclear war puts enough stress on people that anaccidental nuclear war could be the result. With mor ... ster. For this paper Iwill be describing examples and systems of the United States, as Canadahas no nuclear weapons, and the USA's information is more readilyavailable than the other nuclear equipped ... he USA's information is more readilyavailable than the other nuclear equipped countries.'Accidental nuclear war' is a term for a very broad subject, withhard to define boundaries. Technical errors, mi ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/1996

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

The Impact of Business on the Internet

Some thirty years ago, the United States government was deeply involved in the cold war. Nuclear weapons were a popular topic of conversation, and a question of national security arose: How ... conversation, and a question of national security arose: How will we communicate in the event of a nuclear attack? Many different solutions were brought forward, but eventually only one remained. A c ...

(2 pages) 161 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Cold War

a man by the name of Klaus Fuchs, a German communist who fled Hitler's purge and whose ability as a nuclear physicist earned him a place on the Manhattan Project. Fuchs passed information to the Sovie ... executed in the United States in 1953. The latter two were probably among the first who believed in nuclear deterrence, whereby neither country would use nuclear weapons because the other would use hi ...

(9 pages) 200 2 4.8 Sep/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

book report on "Hiroshima" by John Hersey

with in the book.This book was vary informative to me. This book mainly talked about the affectsof nuclear weapons. On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atombomb ever dropped on a ... tion.I would highly recommend this book because it is very informative. I thinkeveryone knows about nuclear weapons, but they don't know how harmful they are. Ididn't know how harm full they are until ...

(3 pages) 109 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Nuclear Weapons.

the ability to destroyentire cities from hundreds of miles away, in only minutes.These weapons are nuclear weapons. Nuclear weapons cost thecitizens of the United States billions of dollars in taxes ... andhas not been around for years. For the above reasons, I feelthe United States should reduce its nuclear arsenal.Nuclear weapons derive their power from the energyreleased when a heavy nucleus is d ...

(4 pages) 133 0 4.0 Mar/1996

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

Albert Einstein: His Theories This Essay will tell of the theories that Albert Einstein had and came up with will he was alive.

emed very interesting to me. I wanted to find out how Albert Einstein's intelligence helped develop nuclear weapons? I will answer this question throughout my essay.Albert Einstein's first real friend ... e wrote a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The letter told him about Germany developing a nuclear weapon; so, he urged the development of a nuclear weapon in the United States of America.Alb ...

(2 pages) 167 2 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This essay is about the effects of going to war with Iraq

All this talk about President Bush wanting to protect the Americans from harm and Saddam Hussein's nuclear weapons is bull. President Bush wants to go to war not because of his concern for the Americ ... ose of the war again? Oh, yes, it is to better protect the American people from being involved with nuclear warfare or is it to prove to the world that we are superior and essentially ethnocentric.

(3 pages) 403 5 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Nuclear Weapons

- -Eric SajoResearch and Writing12-210/21/96Mrs. KrantzNuclear WeaponsA Nuclear weapon is any weapon that gets its destructive power from the transformatio ... into energy. They include missiles, bombs, artillery shells, mines and torpedoes. Another name for nuclear weapons are Atomic bombs or Hydrogen bombs. The United States was the first country to ever ... and the superpower arms race are still in negotiation. Nations have sought to limit the testing of nuclear weapons to protect people and the environment from nuclear radiation and to slow the develop ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Nuclear Weapons and the Affects on Society

--Why they are vital to the defense of the United StatesEnglish 1 Honors24 May 2002Nuclear Weapons and the Affects on SocietyNuclear weapons are very essential to modern society: they ... . Thankfully this has not happened yet, and hopefully it will not happen in the future. This is why nuclear weapons are one of the most controversial issues around because they affect the world as a w ... dual countries that choose to use them, or that are the targets. Many articles in the press portray nuclear weapons as dangerous due to the lack of quality assurance in the holding areas of these powe ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

American Involvement in Iraq and its Consistency with Canadian Foreign Policy

,Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has continued to create weapons of mass destruction.Iraq's access to nuclear weapons of mass destruction is not America's only concern, however.Since the events of Septe ...

(3 pages) 71 0 2.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

To what extent does the role of President Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 support the view that "We manufacture heroes simply because they occupy great positions"?

The Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest the world had come to nuclear war to that point in history. The Soviet military commanders were ready to launch nuclear we ... and the armed forces of the United States was at its highest state of readiness. The fact that this nuclear tragedy did not eventually occur is a reflection upon the actions of the key individuals inv ... ls involved. Both Kennedy and the Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev played major roles in averting a nuclear war which was seen at the time as quite possible. However, in light of evidence acquired by ...

(9 pages) 245 4 4.6 Nov/2002

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

This essay is about the threat from weapons of mass destruction to the United States.

apons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Although the Soviet Union has fallen and the threat of large-scale nuclear and chemical attacks have been diminished another threat has arisen. This threat is an attac ... ore to settle" with the United States. These countries are now capable of buying and/or researching nuclear weapons. Currently North Korea, Iraq, China, and numerous terrorist groups have, or are atte ...

(6 pages) 225 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Dwight D Eisenhower's presidency with bibliography

enter the war between France and Vietnam but he did send help and aid to the French. He did not use nuclear weapons even when his advisers from the Joint Chief of Staff told him he should. He did not ... t Roosevelt?s New Deal programs. He greatly expanded Social Security. He encouraged the building of nuclear power plants and government-sponsored research for better, peaceful ways to use nuclear powe ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

"My Notion of Terrorism". This essay describes my thoughts of terrorism, its reasons and aims.

hat people can be called terrorists?August 1945: the United States Air Force drops theworld's first nuclear weapons.September 2002 - the attack on Twin Towers and the Pentagon.October 2003 - hostages ...

(2 pages) 191 1 3.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Russian Leadership History - In background paper format

vices programs? How about why we spend billions of dollars on National defense? Why we have so many nuclear weapons? Or who are we actually training to fight when we have our military exercises? All o ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Find 10 examples of political rhetoric used in the media & explain the various meanings. The examples are mainly general political rhetoric with a few specific references.

orse to the public.3. "Weapons of mass destruction"President Bush uses this term to make the atomic/nuclear weapons that Iraq supposedly possesses seem more intimidating to the public. He is literally ...

(1 pages) 63 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science