Essays Tagged: "stance"

Norway and the world war 2

rality when the war broke out in the autumn of 1939. There was a broad political consensus for this stance. The military forces were geared to protect the national borders and hinder violations of the ... a while, British, French, and Polish army units joined in. But they could not put up sufficient resistance against the well-organised German campaign. The eight targets of the attack were captured wit ...

(13 pages) 82 0 4.4 Mar/1997

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

Charles Lindbergh

called an impossible feat, he was instantly a well-known international hero. Despite his pro-German stance during World War II, Charles Lindbergh is also an American hero. A record of his happiness an ... he kidnapping of his baby and his fall from favor with the American public following his pro-German stance during the 1930's.Charles Lindbergh, the famous American aviator, was born February 4, 1902 i ...

(9 pages) 102 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abortion Do We Need It?

is a hot topic these days. We hear about it on television and on the radio. Should we, even take a stance on this issue when we have no idea what is involved in each person's case?Abortion is a very ...

(3 pages) 164 2 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Violence in Sports

With the increase in society taking a stance against violence by many people, sports has become an area where some feel that the violent a ... only allowing fans to enjoy themselves while they are watching a particular sport. Yes there are instances where players and fans do go overboard and get carried away causing fights and sometimes rio ...

(7 pages) 270 0 3.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Review of Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travel"

brings up Swift's misgivings about humans. The characters that Gulliver reacts with reveal Swift's stance on many moral and ethical issues. One such issue is that of sin. Swift constantly depicts cha ...

(2 pages) 106 0 4.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Abortion Report

however it is often dodged or avoided. Different Presidents say different things and have different stances about it, and often it is had to know what to think about it. Basically there are two differ ... hink about it. Basically there are two different ways of looking at it: Pro-Choice, which takes the stance of saying that it is the woman's choice if she wants to have an abortion and that it is only ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Homosexuality, refersr to MIchael Levins and Richard's Mohr's views

ewarding to human beings, homosexuality has a high probability to unhappiness. Mohr refutes Levin's stance about homosexuality myths and stereotypes. He rejects arguments that homosexuality is immoral ... s unfulfilled an innate and innately rewarding desire (Levin 355).Mohr takes a completely different stance on homosexuality. According to Mohr, homosexuality is perfectly unobjectionable. The unnatura ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Analysis of "The Right to Bear Arms" by Jim Williams

that it has something to do with religion. It was written by Reverend Jim Williams and he took the stance that legislation to restrict gun ownership and possession is a clear violation of the Second ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hollywood's Attack on Religion, from the book Hollywood vs. America by Michael Medved

ner, according to Medved. Moreover, Medved also argues that, not only has Hollywood taken a hostile stance toward religion, but it has paid the price, literally, for doing so. All of Medved's argument ... and established religions have been degraded publicly. Medved is thorough in evaluating Hollywood's stance on religion, and even more thorough in knocking it down. His arguments against Hollywood for ...

(6 pages) 67 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Sinful Acts in Fire from Heaven",by underdown, " Much Ado About Nothing", by Shakespeare, and "The Flea" by John Donne

In Fire from Heaven, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Flea, the authors take a stance on men and women committing sinful acts and using it as a main position in their work. They w ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Violations of Laissez Faire by the U.S federal government between 1865 and 1900

t the 'motives for production' be that of the people not the government. Our government took such a stance in its early decades, but as national debt rose, interstate commerce became indomitable, and ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Brief History of the Cold War

12, 1947, the United States Congress adopted the Truman Doctrine. This stiffened the anti-Communist stance in America. The Truman Doctrine set forth a United States policy to assist any regime resisti ...

(4 pages) 183 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The reign of Edward VI saw a definite hardening of religious policy. Do you agree?

country and often only existed to serve the interests of those who enacted them, and not the future stance of the church. Under Somerset the changes involved merely creating a Protestant facelift, and ... e passage of the Act establishing the first Book of Common Prayer."Guy suggests that the Protestant stance was only ever introduced by Somerset to promote his own interests. "Although accurate figures ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Of Mice and Men". The question is how does John Steinbeck tackle social issues in the novel through the use of Crooks. Includes direct quotations from the book.

Of Mice and MenIn the novel, Of Mice and Men, the author, John Steinbeck, takes a strong stance against many social issues. Steinbeck voices his opinions on controversial rights such as wom ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Compare and contrast of the 18th and 19th century in America: econ/social/polit

w advantages in natural resources in the United States brought striking transitions in the economic stance of the nation and developed into distinct eras. The coal era of the 18th century was marked b ... occurred during this era because of labor demands from the public against the economic monopolies' stance against worker's rights. The social aspects of the oil century contrasted drastically because ...

(3 pages) 89 0 1.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Philosophy of Religion. The God of Philosophy

ible to produce an argument that at least can show that belief per se can be a credible or rational stance to adopt. Furthermore, I will accept Soren Kierkegaard's sceptical stance as an absolute: tha ... use must be God? Would it not be just as plausible to make matter the first cause? Matter is the substance that any physical object is composed of. Matter is closed and finite, with no beginning or en ...

(47 pages) 1173 5 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Metacognition "thinking about thinking"

rrect context.Redefining an entire personal belief structure based on a more aware and matured mind-stance requires endless amounts of introspection and contemplation. However the process can be begun ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Great Gatsby - Nick's Attitude

implied tone through the use of specific and individual words, it is evident that Nick had a clear stance and view of Gatsby, both before and after his death. This paper will analyze words that Nick ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A reflection paper on cloning (anti side)

ill in high school. I tried to do read about it during my free time, and I have always maintained a stance which reflects my Catholic and Jesuit upbringing. Ignorance is, as they say, bliss because wi ...

(3 pages) 81 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

this is an essay on racial discrimination within youths and other. it is well researched and has both work cited and bibliography. enjoy

o racism. In today's diverse society there is an enormous problem centering around racism. It is my stance we as American people, should stand up, and take measures to ensure we address the issue of r ... fact that the majority of people would much rather look at something appealing to the senses. For instance, a field of wildflowers, extending up a large hill to the opening of a waterfall. At the bott ...

(14 pages) 541 4 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues