Essays Tagged: "political figures"

This essay is on Robert Muldoon, the former New Zealand Prime Minister and his role in the 1981 Springbok tour.

Robert Muldoon was one of the most powerful political figures in New Zealand. Having huge influences on New Zealand politics for almost 20 years ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

is odysseus, the greek hero in homer's odyssey, a TRUE hero? : odysseus as a hero

a hero varies in lots of ways. Today, the concept of a hero has widened and heroes nowadays include political figures, religious leaders, and even the Hollywood superstars. The expansion of a concept ...

(3 pages) 241 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

"The Young President": An essay on the life and times of JFK (includes works cited)

The Young PresidentThroughout history there have been many popular political figures, whose attitudes and ideals have shaped society. Jack Kennedy is one of them. John ... se attitudes and ideals have shaped society. Jack Kennedy is one of them. John Fitzgerald Kennedy's political career spanned the 1950's and early 1960's. His election to the presidency brought hope to ... investing in shipyards and movie theaters (Kent 13). Jack's father also established himself in the political community by marrying Rose Fitzgerald, the daughter of a prominent Massachusetts political ...

(7 pages) 120 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

"Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card.

The significance of these names is that Locke and Demosthenes were both excruciatingly influential political figures during their era in history. Peter and Valentine, Ender's siblings, use these name ... Books LTD., Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2001) Locke influenced not only the people of his time, but many political thinkers in the years to come. "The American Declaration of Independence, clearly reflects ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jihad vs. McWorld Essay

cWorld EssayIn 1992 Benjamin R. Barber predicted that in the near future there will be two possible political figures, where neither will be democratic, the McWorld and Jihad. The first, Jihad, is a r ... ressing nations into one commercially homogenous global network. The McWorld seems to be the future political figure in lieu of the Jihad.The "McWorld" is divided into three parts: a resource imperati ...

(2 pages) 90 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay is a biography of James Michael Curley (Mayor of Boston) from many sources. It tells about his background, in office life, and post office life.

es Michael CurleyThere has never been a mayor like James Michael Curley. He was one of the greatest political figures ever, and at the same time, was the one of the worst. He dramatically improved the ... ley had entered politics. His nickname was "Iron-Mike." When on Common Council, he built a powerful political organization. He built a system where he went to all the businesses in ward seventeen and ...

(8 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Opposing Views on the Constitution. this essay was written for an AP US history class, and is about the differences of opinion of those who were involved in making the Constitution

g of the constitution was such a trailblazing event, differences of opinions arose. Three different political figures of the time, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and Patrick Henry; all of whom had ... ly against the Constitution. Henry's viewpoint could even be seen as self-centered, and only in his political best interest. This is because with the institution of a strong, central government, some ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Black plague.

4." This frightens me because my Uncle is HIV positive. Nevertheless, I believe that the reason why political figures, such as President Bush are not taking the HIV/AIDS epidemic seriously is because ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Revolutionary War Advantages: Did America Win the War or England Lose the War

an from the coast of North America. Also, certain actions and reactions by generals, militants, and political figures played a role in the outcome of the war. I think that the war was won by the Ameri ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.5 Mar/2004

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

British Economic Imperialism, and the Benefits India Recieved

even the rule of Britain; you could even say that India was occupied by Britain, as there were both political figures, and military troops from Britain in India. Though they exploited India in a way t ... ved. These positive effects did not come without a price. The British claimed all power over India, political and economic. The British's export of crops left little for Indians to make money off of, ...

(5 pages) 119 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book Report: The Other Side Of Truth by Beverley Naidoo

cal fiction novel set on a true story. Although all the characters in the book are fictional, three political figures who were real people, are mentioned within it. It is set in around 1996, just afte ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Achilleus vs. Odusseus

a hero varies in lots of ways. Today, the concept of a hero has widened and heroes nowadays include political figures, religious leaders, andeven the Hollywood superstars. The expansion of a concept h ...

(3 pages) 57 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Analysis of Animal Farm By: Tan Ly

characters are the farm animals themselves, all of whom symbolize various revolutionary figures or political ideologies.The opening chapter introduces the theme of revolution that dominates Animal Fa ... ll as introduces the farm animals who are less notable for their individual characters than for the political figures they will symbolize in later chapters. Old Major is the central figure in Chapter ...

(10 pages) 102 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Lockheed Incident and Corporate Crime in the Aerospace Industry

kheed Incident, is one which deals with bribery and kickbacks between corporations to officials and political figures in return for contracts, a type of figurative "grease machine". The Lockheed Corpo ... portant go between was quite evident.2 He was a power in not only leading gangs in Japan but also a political figure that financed the Liberal party, and had many connections to military decision make ...

(12 pages) 45 0 2.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Views on causes of the First World War

argue that there were numerous reasons for the outbreak of war. There were many pressure groups and political figures who contributed to the misery of the whole world. World War I involved nations spa ...

(4 pages) 84 1 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Andrew Jackson's policies

the seventh president of the United States of America, is one of the most remarkable and memorable political figures in American history. Born on March 15, 1767, on Waxhaw in the border of North and ... ry's many issues (the economy, sectionalism, government, etc...). Nevertheless, Jackson's economic, political, and social policies are what made him famous or infamous to the American public. E ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Niccolo Machiavelli: An Unfair Reputation.

and statesman, one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance and by far the most controversial political thinker. However, his political genius was overshadowed by the reputation that was unfairl ... complete life to uniting Italy and making Florence it's dominate force; as a child, he observed key political figures from afar. Then he served over a decade in government public service, and after be ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Violence in America.

Children model themselves after adults they see, and when they see famous rappers, movie stars, and political figures solving their problems with violence, they want to do the same. Children see this, ...

(3 pages) 56 2 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Violence in the streets of Washington, D.C

ton, D.C., is the capital of the most authoritative country in the world. All of the most important political figures are living here in the district. Not only is D.C the capital of the United States ...

(3 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Jacques-Louis David's, "The Death of Socrates"

in which Socrates is portrayed, we receive a specific image of David's beliefs and the cultural and political atmosphere of the time.During the 18th century, the artistic approach for most artists was ... ed more meaning to it.(Crow 26) He focused on famous literary works based around death, commonly of political figures. Many of these "death paintings" included "Marat at His Last Breath", 1793, and "T ...

(5 pages) 123 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art