Essays Tagged: "precedents"

George Washington's Biography-2 pages including paragraphs on -introduction -early life -land surveying -french and indian war -revolutionary war -later years

that helped the Americans defeat the British. During his presidential terms, he set many important precedents for the following Presidents, such as having Presidential Cabinet Members. He was nicknam ... did not have any examples to follow of previous Presidents since he was the first. One of the first precedents that Washington set was to have only two terms in office. This precedent was followed unt ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.6 Jan/2003

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

The Tragedy of September 11 Reminiscence can be sweet or solemn, but either way, it is only the cry when September 11 comes in one's mind.

t was an act of war, but it is a different war than we have ever seen before. There are no historic precedents for US government to use as a guide for the response. Anyway, it has several lasting impa ...

(5 pages) 210 1 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Rule of Law and what are its benefits and defects.

diciary-made rules. Statutes are necessary to limit judges' ultra vires but at same time, judiciary precedents are needed to 'complete loopholes' within these general statutes.As seen throughout the d ... lways difficult when deciding in cases where choosing amongst authoritative premises (deducted from precedents) and deciding cases where no authoritative premises exist! To overcome this difficulty, P ...

(10 pages) 226 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Which founding brother had the largest impact on the creation of the U.S.?

emerge that established law and order and had the support of the citizens of the young nation. The precedents established in the 1770's and the two decades thereafter were enormous in the shaping of ...

(7 pages) 67 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Church Architecture of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Carolingian/Ottoman, and Romanesque Periods.

ions in architectural history. This was achieved by a process of assimilating and rejecting various precedents, such as the Greek temple, the Roman public building, the private Roman house, and the sy ...

(6 pages) 135 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Supreme Court + Constitution; For this paper I had to discuss the problems with the supreme court today and it's role in interpreting the constitution.

eme Court is truly, "the highest in the land." For this reason the decisions of the court establish precedents that bind all the courts underneath it. Meaning, all the other courts must bring their de ...

(3 pages) 146 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Chapter 6: Establishing National Institutions AMERICAN

tent of executive power = not clearly defined in Constitution, and it = up to Washington to set the precedents.--Just by taking office, Washington helped prestige greatly. Also surrounded himself almo ...

(6 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Precedents and Present Events in the European Union: An Institutional Perspective an Treaty Reform:

Precedents and Present Events in the European Union: An Institutional Perspective an Treaty Reform:T ...

(4 pages) 52 0 1.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

State versus Federal Systems

pattern of being more accepting of change. For this reason, it is easier in many cases to write new precedents at the state level. If enough time is given to an issue and many states rule to set new p ...

(3 pages) 523 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Netball:PLAY IT SAFE !

r written by its president had found there was "a lack of medical evidence to support the anecdotal precedents which imply that pregnant women are 'safe' to play certain sports".The association ... d from two main concerns: An alarming lack of evidence unequivocally to prove or disprove anecdotal precedents that it is safe for women to play certain sports while pregnant and the associated legal ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The provisions of the Hamilton' s "Report on the Public Credit".

y to correct these economic vexations. He piecedtogether a financial plan from European and English precedents on suchrevenue methods as tariffs and excise taxes. On January 14, 1970, hesubmitted to C ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Decriminalization of Marijuana.

an ongoing discussion on the above issue in the Canadian society. Taking into account the previous precedents of postponing the bill and the general controversy surrounding the issue, many proponents ...

(5 pages) 86 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Genocide Today.

no one word that could represent the crimes that Nazi Germany had engaged in. There simply were no precedents in regard to either the nature or the degree of the crime. Raphael Lemkin, the Polish-bor ...

(6 pages) 83 0 3.0 Nov/2005

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

Spartacus and the Third Slave Revolt of Ancient Rome.

igures that will inspire others for decades and even centuries to come. The ancient Romans set many precedents for our modern-day entertainment with their gladiatorial games and the Coliseum, while th ... dern-day entertainment with their gladiatorial games and the Coliseum, while the ancient Greeks set precedents for the ancient Romans with the Olympic games. One of the most influential figures in the ...

(6 pages) 64 1 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Paul Gauguin: "Agony in the Garden".

s.What is interesting in itself is the direct use of the title "Agony in the Garden", with numerous precedents in the history of art; the theme of agony in the garden typically represents Christ after ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Sexual Affinity as a Protected Class.

ost ethnic groups are afforded these rights. These rights are stated and clarified in both laws and precedents, which create some basic employment practices. Yet, over time, we ask questions as to who ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ancient Civilizations

riting systems, created concrete laws, and discovered advanced math and architecture. Many of these precedents are what current ideas and practices are based on.Writing and the idea of an alphabet was ...

(1 pages) 18 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Functions and Role of Law in Business

duct or procedure established by custom, agreement, or authority". Law is comprised of statutes and precedents, leading to rules that tell how to act in business and society. Law continues to grow and ...

(3 pages) 247 0 3.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Third Amendment Paper and Case

is amendment in The Bill of Rights it limited the power the armed forces could have. The historical precedents that existed before this amendment was created were that British soldiers were entering p ...

(1 pages) 13 2 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Introduction to Management and Leadership

that way in which leadership qualities are communicated can set the prevalent positive or negative precedents of any organization.In this essay we shall consider the example of "Wal-Mart" as a case s ...

(11 pages) 270 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication