Essays Tagged: "political spectrum"

Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Herbert Hoover

eved they possessed the best remedy for America's depression. The issue of these former president's political spectrum standing has been throughly argued. Yet, it is quite obvious who possessed more l ... democrat Franklin Roosevelt realized that his administration time was one of economic, social, and political desperation. Desperate times, according to Roosevelt need desperate measures to fix them, ...

(2 pages) 73 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

There is no one agreed voice through which Australia speaks about Australian identity (includes critques of four Australian texts)

country of multiple voices and has a pluralistic outlook, demonstrated by it's culture, population, political spectrum and community leaders. Australia's "richer tapestry of many identities" means tha ... Sean: do we continue to forge ahead with economic rationalism and simply ignore the growing social, political and personal-emotional problems it's creating? Clearly, Jerra thinks not, from a purely pe ...

(9 pages) 121 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Affirmative Action; This essay is an argument essay for my wrt 101 class

Argument EssayAffirmative action has been a long debated issue on both sides of the political spectrum, by those who believe affirmative action programs should be abolished and those w ...

(5 pages) 183 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

George W. Bush vs. Al Gore

le, places, thoughts and party lines, never before has the United states been so divided among it's political spectrum. The ascendance of George W. Bush to the presidency is on such prime example of t ...

(6 pages) 82 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Arts: Film & TV Studies: Broadcast Media What Media Bias? The Awful Truth for Both Parties

vative bias, such as Eric Alterman's recent What Liberal Media?. The truth, that neither end of the political spectrum is willing to admit, is that both are right, and both are wrong. For all intensiv ... hard data or statistics. Relying mostly on tidbits from Dan Rather, such as "It's one of the great political myths, about press bias. Most reporters don't know whether they're Republican or Democrat, ...

(5 pages) 84 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Hotel Rwanda - Why Wasn't More Done?

question begging to be answered: Why didn't people help more? Those on the right wing of the political spectrum would be quick to point out that the UN did very little about the situation, and ... that left 18 Americans dead. It has been suspected that the Clinton Administration thought it a bad political move to intervene in Rwanda. Russia had its own problems, including the constant Chechnyan ...

(3 pages) 99 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A summary of the social security propositions put forth in Ted Halsted and Micheal Lind's "Radical Center."

exact model for a system of their own. Whilst those on both the left and the right of the American political spectrum will disagree with points of their ideas, it is a well rounded, moderate approach ... referring to the electrified third rail in many subway systems, "touch it and you're dead." Recent political developments have shown that this rail might not be quite so deadly to the touch anymore, ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

DeTocqueville and Mill, and the tyranny of the majority

reat of Tyranny of the Majority not Strong enough to "Temper" the Spirit of DemocracyIn the present political spectrum, democracy is essentially understood as both the most humane and effective means ... democratic experiment in America was viewed somewhat indifferently by many of the world's prominent political philosophers. Alexis de Tocqueville and John Stuart Mill existed among those most apprehen ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

How did Hitler Come to Power?

and new leaders. It was these circumstances that forced the people to search to the extremes of the political spectrum, either to the extreme left or the extreme right. Hitler and his Nazi party were ... the extreme right. Hitler and his Nazi party were one of the few parties offering solutions to the political, economic, and social dilemmas, which appealed to the majority of the German population.Th ...

(3 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

'Indicate left and turn right'. To what extent does it represent Blair's policy?

eys or merely prejudices? More generally, in order to better situate the New Labour in power on the political spectrum, I will try to analyse its domestic decisions and results concerning firstly the ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Media Bias Essay - How Different Sides Discussed the Alito Senate Confirmation Hearings

icism," and right-wing editors shot back. Clearly, when examining coverage of this issue across the political spectrum, it becomes clear that both heavily left and right wing magazines were biased and ... Alito's history and claimed that "most judges do try to set aside or at least check their personal political leanings when ruling on a case. Judging from his life story and judicial record, few try h ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Historical Inquiry on Napoleon

n the on Napoleon's rise to power to better understand his personality, Napoleonic Wars, Napoleon's political spectrum and his downfall after the defeat at waterloo. Historic authors and a tape made b ... outside of France secured peace and prosperity inside of France and enabled Napoleon to broaden the political spectrum of France by implementing different forms of government to please the people of F ...

(6 pages) 49 2 4.6 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Nudity in Art

Nudity in art, or as some may call it pornography, has placed people at opposite ends of the political spectrum. Artists many times will include depictions or description of nudes of the human ...

(9 pages) 104 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

"The Secret Agent" by Joseph Conrad

et in London in the early 1900s, Conrad has included a character from every point on the social and political spectrums, from extreme anarchists on the left to equally as extreme fascists on the right ... ng in between. Looking more closely at two characters in particular, each on different sides of the political spectrum, it is apparent that no matter your political views, many of your opinions and ac ...

(3 pages) 13 0 2.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gandhian Politics: The role of Khadi in shaping Indian national identity

the British. With this in mind, there has been much criticism of khadhi in the economic, social and political spectrum thus questioning it’s effectiveness as a uniformed and inclusive national sy ... motivation of using Khadi as a national symbol was a strategic one as he had realized the economic, political and social potential it possessed which could facilitate Indian nationalism. khadi had a l ...

(12 pages) 37 1 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Presidency and Financial Policy of Alexander Hamilton.

ontroversial with several leading revolutionary figures opposed to his proposals. To compound these political difficulties, legal challenges would plague the patriot since the exact powers of the newl ... mas Jefferson, who was the Secretary of State. These two figures represented polar opposites on the political spectrum, a fact that caused considerable tension. Hamilton's proposals nearly unilaterall ...

(10 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jan/2008

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


hing In the early part of the twentieth century in Europe fascism first arose. Fascism is a type of political ideology which is a counterrevolutionary. It was first introduced into the European societ ... its peak. Fascism is a type of government that exercises a dictatorship of the extreme right on the political spectrum. Through centralized planning with private ownership which goes hand in hand with ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The pelican brief

case to be solved. The student named Darby Shaw realized both judges were complete opposites on the political spectrum, except in issues involving the environment. They were both strong supporters of ... o a few favors. This statement accused the president of doing wrong and could have ended his entire political career. Her theory got into the wrong hands and soon those who read the file began to drop ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The need for reason

here are we supposed to sit on that mess? What about the pervasive lack of reason across the entire political spectrum? If Ken Starr had been reasonable, he would've closed up shop when he couldn't na ...

(3 pages) 489 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


ttack constituted a crime against humanity, which could not be justified, and voices across our own political spectrum have described our military response as a ?just war.? Richard Falk, a columnist f ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy