Essays Tagged: "Tripoli"

Thomas Jefferson and Philosophical Consistency

of this decision lies in the pirate activity of the four African Barbary states (Document D). When Tripoli demanded the US buy protection in order to stop the naval harassment, Jefferson refused, neg ... ssment, Jefferson refused, negating the views of other Federalists who would have done differently. Tripoli declared war on the United States, and Jefferson was forced to augment the size of the navy ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Death Comes Flying

ght as was everyone else. The first bomb was dropped from an airplane on November 1, 1911 in Tripoli. The idea that bombs would affect only the lawbreakers and would leave the innocent unharmed ...

(2 pages) 434 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

“In the Country of Men suggests that people cannot avoid brutality in a country under a dictatorship.”

sted by Matar are antagonistic due to the innate dictatorship which surrounds itself in 1979 within Tripoli, Libya. Matar portrays brutality as not just violence but sacrifice, as seen with Faraj prio ... ion from nationalism and loneliness. This is particularly true for Suleiman, who is forced to leave Tripoli for the refuge of Cairo to escape the totalitarian regime running rampant in Libya. Alas, se ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers