Essays Tagged: "regime"

Socrate's First Accusers and Athenian Law

ement takes place within opinions about political life,Socrates asks the question 'What is the best regime and how should I live?'Ancient thought is riddled with unknowns and can make no such statemen ...

(4 pages) 125 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

1989 AP British Literature Question. Explain the use of Biblical allusions and how it advances the work as a whole. Road to Jezebel's: Biblical illusions in Margaret Atwood's the handmaid's tale.

he army all are founded in the Bible. These Biblical roots are used as justification for the Gilead regime practices.A theocracy is a government of a state run by immediate divine guidance or by offic ... te run by immediate divine guidance or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided. The Gilead Regime is one such government. The name is derived from the Biblical "mount of Gilead" which compris ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Long Swings in the Exchange Rate and the Excess Returns Puzzle

be a function of the distance from the bench-mark (PPP). The uncertainty of a switch occurring in a regime (the Peso Problem) is an interest-ing form within which to embed the imperfect information. I ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Taiwan Independence Movement

Taiwan did not become Chinese territory until until the China Dynasty conquered the Koxinga's regime on Taiwan in 1693. During the China dynasty control, Taiwan was a domestic colony for 212 yea ...

(2 pages) 74 0 2.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Question of: How did Charlemagne build and Govern his Empire? (covers all aspects)

ng to Einhard, his biographer. As we will see later on, education was a major part of Charlemagne's regime. He also was an honest and normal person, and disliked the regal trappings of his court. When ... slavery appeared for a while, vexed him.Education was an integral part of Charlemagne's court, his regime, and his life. He studied very much and even composed a German grammar. He studied Latin as w ...

(6 pages) 86 1 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Vietnam Term Paper

ntagon Papers elucidates the flaws inherent in the Kennedy Administration's policy towards the Diem regime in the summer and fall of 1963, which led to Diem's overthrow and a deeper American commitmen ... ofore demonstrate, the basis for a critique of the Kennedy Administration's policy towards the Diem regime lies in the capriciousness of its decision to lend covert support to a military coup without ...

(14 pages) 138 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Should Canadian government have the right to withhold or suspend the rights of Canadian citizens in times of crisis?

ng international organizations were all a part of a big crisis that put forward a challenge for its regime. At times such as the world wars, Quebec revolution and Civilian Internments, situations have ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

ideological legacy of the french revolution

political systems in France, in Europe, and eventually throughout the world. France's revolutionary regime conquered much of Western Europe with its arms and with its ideology. Though the Revolution w ...

(2 pages) 102 2 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The Dilemma of the Philosopher and the City

cities. It may be abused and lead to evil. And philosophy itself always goes against the imperfect regime, for it strives after justice. Philosophy and the city need each other as well as conflict wi ... rity of philosophy, and on the other hand, the philosopher in the imperfect city may do harm to the regime, the real city cannot accommodate the philosopher.The philosopher, and only the philosopher, ...

(8 pages) 80 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Aquinas' view of kingship and the Aristotelian response. Quotes are from "St. Thomas Aquinas on Law and Ethics," ed. Sigmund

s Aquinas takes many of Aristotle's ideas from The Politics in order to create his idea of the best regime. He revisits the good and bad forms of each type of government Aristotle introduced, and then ... ad forms of each type of government Aristotle introduced, and then makes his decision that the best regime is a type of monarchy that he calls kingship. This decision stems from his definition of a ki ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Why did revolutionary situations develop in Prussia and France in 1848?

times of relative economic prosperity. And whilst there was an overriding dissatisfaction with the regime, similar to the political climate in Prussia, the French people were challenging the form and ... situations in Prussia and France in 1848. It created an undercurrent of discontent with the current regimes and their inability to ease the suffering of the poor. It also provided the revolutionaries ...

(9 pages) 84 2 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Peace in The Middle East

list of things to do in order to solve matters between the United States and Saddam Hussein's crazy regime. After trying many other tactics to keep the peace, our president decided to begin war. Did w ...

(3 pages) 77 0 2.3 Mar/2003

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

"The Case" A Critical analysis of the article "Making His Case" by Karen Tumulty, "Attacking Iraq, Think Again," by Mark Strauss, & a speech on Oct 8, 2002, by Pres Bush.

military assault on Iraq. Another is whether or not Iraq could sustain the downfall of the present regime, and finally, if there is a connection between Iraq and other Middle Eastern terrorist groups ... ld events. Bush claims that many nations are uniting with us and he is also demanding that Saddam's regime be held accountable (3-5).Mark Strauss, however, believes that at this time there is not enou ...

(4 pages) 89 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

War Situation: War against Iraq, or a war against Islam?

urrently under sway is pitted as a battle for freedom for the Iraqis. The Iraqis now live under the regime of Saddam Hussein, a tyrant that oppresses them greatly. The main focus of the United States ... ics, and its key interest in oil reserves to pump up its weak economy. Instead of going after other regimes that are just as tyrannical, critics say that the United States just went after to the oil. ...

(2 pages) 246 2 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Führer's Birthdays: Personality Cult in the Third Reich.

ular value of the films is that they allow us to analyze the propaganda techniques used by Hitler's regime to deceive German and international audiences about his true ideas and intentions. However, o ... entions. However, one of the films turns out to be a disgraceful 1990s effort to whitewash Hitler's regime and perpetuate his propaganda lies. I would like to suggest that you reconsider whether this ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2003

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

The Spanish American war and the annexation of the Philippines.

the battle ship called the Maine. The following events shaped the imperialist and non- imperialist regime.By now, America was fueled with rage and on April 11th, 1898, President McKinley sent his imp ...

(2 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


n Eingang in die politologische Diskussion mit dem Aufkommen der Faschistischen und Kommunistischen Regime in Italien, Russland und Deutschland. Heute, nach dem Zerfall der kommunistischen Staaten in ... f der einen Seite und Terror auf der anderen, die Mobilisierung der Massen und somit den Erhalt des Regimes sichern. "Das Führerprinzip als solches", so beschreibt sie, "ist noch nicht totalit&au ...

(14 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood.

ording to their past experiences. In The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood, the oppressive Gilead regime enforces their new ideals on the unsuspecting population. When compared with our contemporary ... ose habitats we are destroying but also jeopardizing the survival of the human race.The way the new regime is enforced also makes us look at our society with a critical eye. The change to the Gilead w ...

(6 pages) 121 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

That military action in iraq was justified.

kill them with chemical weapons.And on top of these two horrific stories throughout this his whole regime he was constantly killing and torturing his own people. I think this gives us more than enoug ... s Iraq had been curtailed and UN sanctions, including the oil for food program whilst they kept the regime in check to some extent, are having a degrading effect on the entire country. The resources I ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

To what extent were individuals responsible for the downfall of Bastista's regime?

actors contributing to Batista's downfall; most importantly, the role of individuals opposed to his regime. Also, Batista himself played a key part to an extent in his own downfall. There were also ot ... Fulgencio Batista in 1959.Batista prompted his own downfall by his corrupt, violent and controlling regime run by gangsters. This made the average people turn away from him and hope for a new leader. ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History