Essays Tagged: "Patriot Act"

This essay describes the Patriot Act I in terms of control and compares today's reality to that of Geroge Orwell's 1984.

the similarities between modern American society and Orwellian socialism as described in 1984. The Patriot Act has been the most significant of these post-9/11 measures. Americans' fear of economic d ... nd balances, expand their powers of surveillance and to declare war.With the swift enactment of the Patriot Act, the government took the first significant step towards an Orwellian society. On October ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Using Databases to Prevent Crime

tion that greatly expands law enforcement's ability to monitor communications through the so-called Patriot Act. America's allies have also sought to bolster laws aimed at aiding investigators, with t ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Patriot Act Persuasive

The PATRIOT Act: Taking Law Too FarMartin Luther King, Jr. describes an unjust law as "a code that a num ... law, which I tenderly call a "dictatorship act." The primary example of this law, of course, is the PATRIOT act.The USA PATRIOT (Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Requir ... Code. It allows any criminal violation relating to chemical weapons or terrorism (as defined by the PATRIOT act) to authorize eavesdropping on the perpetrator. Section 215 also gives the United States ...

(3 pages) 274 4 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Personal Privacy vs. National Security" Essay deals with the Patriot Act with comparison and coments dealing with George Orwell's "1984."

it like something out of Orwell's 1984. Seem a bit far off? Not really. President Bush approved the Patriot Act in October of 2001 that allows individuals to have access to this kind of information. I ... erican. Our rights are what keep us free, and freedom is what this country stands for. Although the Patriot Act was created with good intentions, there is no proof that the act will even accomplish it ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Patriot Act

that would expand the government's power to apprehend possible terrorists. This bill is called the Patriot Act. The price of the Patriot Act was the average American's right to privacy.The Patriot Ac ... that the information extracted through these methods will benefit the case in some way.How has the Patriot Act affected my protection of privacy? Well, it adds terrorism to the list of crimes in Leve ...

(2 pages) 178 0 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Patriot Act

Effects of the Patriot ActIn October of 2001, the Patriot Act was passed with little debate, and dramatically expan ... investigative powers of the federal government, at the expense of our Constitutional freedoms. The Patriot Act was passed as a form of retaliation against the September 11 attacks in New York, the Pe ... s and terrorism, spoke out about the tragedy. They appeared on television, radio, and in print."The Patriot ActOn October 26, 2001, President Bush signed into law H.R. 3162, the USA Patriot Act, which ...

(6 pages) 350 2 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Civil Liberties VS National Security

liberties taken away from me is not something that I am ready to give up.As discussed in class, the Patriot Act would limit one's privacy and freedoms, and make it easier for the government to check a ... e eligible for employment in the US for five years following the conviction.As we all know, the new Patriot Act controversy stems from the attacks on the US on 9/11/01. But as Jeff Jacoby says, "the w ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

This an essay about a recent history occurence. it is very opinionated but i think that it is pretty good

Humanities The Patriot Act is a bill that was signed by George Bush forty nine days after September 11. The reason ... give you my opinion and some reasons to back it up. First of all, my opinion is against the Patriot Act. I believe that it is against citizens' rights and is abused by authorities. I want this ... to be abolished and we should stick to the fourth amendment.One of my reasons why I am against the Patriot Act is because of the stereotypes an inequality which goes against what our country was buil ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Dubya Bush - Man of the Year, Whether the World Likes it or Not.

blican Party into something neither Teddy Roosevelt nor Dwight Eisenhower would recognize. With the Patriot Act and his administration's application of said act came accusations of invasion of persona ... Reagan and Bush's father, have been advocates of limiting government control of people's lives. The Patriot Act is clearly an example of the oft-used and conservative buzzword for what Democrats suppo ...

(4 pages) 43 2 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What relationships do you see between human rights and the "war on terrorism"?

matter, governments say, is the United States and the broadening of its own police powers under the Patriot Act.The Patriot Act was introduced and passed in the United States legislature after Septemb ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

History often repeats itself in society.

Two issues that threaten American culture and political life are religion in public schools and the Patriot Act.The first issue that threatens American culture and political life is religion in school ... the one Ireland has now.The second issue that threatens American culture and political life is the Patriot Act. . The fourth amendment says "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, hou ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Privacy after Sep 11, 2001 in relation to George Orwell's novel, 1984.

the government, and to prevent themselves from further exploitation the U.S. government created the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act was the government's way of invading the privacy of Americans and immig ... riot Act was the government's way of invading the privacy of Americans and immigrants, legally. The Patriot Act is supposed to prevent future terrorism by finding out about it before it happens. This ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Patriot act: unjust

e W. Bush and his administration. This response was given in the form of a legislation known as the Patriot Act. This act, which was quickly advocated and loosely reviewed at first, has sparked a cont ... vil liberties that are being infringed upon in order to receive this security. Congress enacted the Patriot Act by an overwhelming margin arming law enforcement with new tools and greater power to det ...

(7 pages) 148 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

'Patriot' Games

were introduced less than a week after the attacks. President Bush signed the final bill, the U.S.A PATRIOT Act, into law on October 26, 2001 (United States Congress). Though the act made significant ... will lead to an erosion of civil liberties" (141). Advocates of civil liberties are appalled at the Patriot Act as a most 'Unpatriotic' invasion of privacy.Civil liberties advocates argue that the sco ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Patriot Act: Pros & Cons

The Patriot Act is a controversial law that affects millions of Americans. It was passed right after the ... The controversial issues in the law vary from people debating over security to civil liberties. The Patriot Act changes many existing laws to fight terrorism but it greatly impacts many people. The ex ... many existing laws to fight terrorism but it greatly impacts many people. The excessive changes the Patriot Act makes are dangerous to America and should be eliminated. These hazardous changes are on ...

(9 pages) 249 0 4.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Terrorist Satire

h George Bush having a 99% success rating he was able to pass anything he wanted.The signing of the Patriot Act in October, 2001 was the first blow to tear apart the Constitution. The act was named th ... some congressmen who did not back the bill, but did not speak up for fear they would be labeled not patriotic. The power of the Patriot act is that it gave the FBI, NSA and the CIA unlimited power and ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Immigration in an Anthropology Perspective

different from what they are now. One of the major changes within the last ten years is called the Patriot Act. Life for undocumented immigrants has changed drastically after the Patriot act passed.I ... amount of undocumented immigrants coming into the United States jumped dramatically. But after the Patriot Act was passed into law, the number of Undocumented immigrants coming from Guyana and Trinid ...

(6 pages) 50 3 4.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Exclusionary Rule Week Two

ule that will ultimately reduce any privacy that we as Americans hold close. But, then you have the Patriot Act, which can turn ugly in a matter of seconds if someone (government) takes it and abuses ... s not matter what I think about this particular process weather it be due process in regards to the Patriot Act, they can call me a suspicious terrorists and then what, have my phone taped and all of ...

(3 pages) 122 1 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Government Control in 1984

ania?s, Orwell?s fears are beginning to come true. On October 26, 2001 the United States passed the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act allows the FBI to monitor everything from e-mail, medical records, and ... of privacy. This is an example of how 1984 connects to the present day.After understanding what the Patriot Act does the next question one would ask is why is this a bad thing? If you are not doing an ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Racial Profiling - Driving While Arabic (DWA)

stereotypes?. President George W. Bush has said he is opposed to racial profiling, yet created the Patriot Act shortly after the September 11, 2001 bombing of the World Trade Center (referred to here ...

(6 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science