Essays Tagged: "tyranny"

Al Qaeda will use the acts of September 11 to finally lure the United States into a Holy War, uniting the nation of Islam against the Western allies.

ernment. The United States thrust the Shah into power, which eventually led to twenty-five years of tyranny and repression for the people of Iran (Johnson 1). This blatant interference by the United S ...

(7 pages) 406 3 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This is a very well written paper on the Greek Theme of loyalty.

nate themes among most literary works of the time that include: hospitality, courage, opposition to tyranny, loyalty, and love. The Greek tragedy Antigone, along with the epic The Odyssey, all focus a ...

(5 pages) 128 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Defining of a Nation

vast lands. From the beginning of America's young history, immigrants fleeing persecution, famine, tyranny, or looking for a fresh start at a new life flocked to the shores of this nation. Even today ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Revenge of the hacker

did. What is this mysterious characteristic you ask?, almost every day when Rich finished with the tyranny of school he went home to practice the main ceremony to this 'secret life.' He would get com ...

(5 pages) 49 1 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Federalism vs. Anti-Federalism. Who could set rules and regulations for The States?

After the American people liberated themselves from the tyranny, and unfair oppression of British rule, they were free. They became they own country. Wait! ... he federal government the power to make demands, that they would once again fall under the reign of tyranny. They were very cautious in giving any power to the government. It seemed as though they act ...

(3 pages) 133 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"On liberty" by John Stuart Mill

do if they just destroy it little by little.Mill says 'By liberty was meant protection against the tyranny of the political rulers.'(2) But who is to decide if a ruler is enforcing the liberty of eve ...

(4 pages) 144 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The American Revolution of 1789

hundred and sixty degree turn on its axis of governmental philosophy. America went from a period of tyranny by a strong central government under the king and Parliment of Great Britain to government b ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Constitution

ompromises that needed to be made in order to prevent this new government from becoming an American tyranny. This would not be an easy task.There were many reasons to fear a new government with a grea ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Effects of Third Party Politics on Presidential Elections

e most stable and efficientmeans of running a democratic nation as a mono-party system leads toward tyranny,and a multi-party system creates over-diversification and gridlock (Mazmanian 6). TheConstit ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This essay is a reaction piece to the philosopher Cicero's quote "To educate citizens is to free them from the tyranny of the present"

Complete tyranny can only come when the ruling power has the willingness of those being ruled. When a group o ... roup of dominated persons are ignorant and unaware of the actions of its government it is then that tyranny can occur. Tyranny is defined as a cruel use of power. If citizens are aware of their rights ... effort to prevent it. The few, brave non-Jews who tried to help soon found their voices suppressed.Tyranny can be found outside of government also. Yes, Webster is careful to point out that tyranny a ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Essay on "words as weapons" comparing Thomas Paine's Crisis Number 1 and Patrick Henry's speech.

ngs varied among the different classed people. Many of these people may have viewed British rule as tyranny. Realistically, however, it would seem unrealistic that thirteen colonies, made up of mostly ... s work on many occasions. Paine wrote with fervor and passion. His idea of a land free from British tyranny was developed through his writing. "The Crisis" was written in an elegantly simple voice, wh ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brutus vs. Cassius

different reasons. Brutus believes that the sole reason behind Caesar's death is to free Rome from tyranny; Brutus wants whatever is best for Rome. Cassius does want what is best for Rome, but, more ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Why are veterans special?

. So, what makes them special? Could it be their valiant efforts to keep our nation free, free from tyranny, free from opposition from other countries, which starve their people, and kill off millions ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Issues and claims about TJ in The Declaration Of Independence

n of Independence discusses that we were under religious persecution and certain forms of "absolute tyranny" from Britain, so it was necessary to break the bonds that connected them to the monarchy. T ... he action stated in his policy claim because he sees the British law and government as an all round tyranny based on corrupt decisions and actions. Jefferson explains and states the reasons why the Cr ...

(1 pages) 74 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


new-found liberty, and feared that by creating a strong central government they were replacing one tyranny with another. In addition, the Antifederalists believed a government of daily life was best ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Pulp Fiction

paper."The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who in the name of charity and goodwill shepherds the weak throug ... gnizes the truth: that Pumpkin, the mindless member of the flock, is the weak and that Jules is the tyranny of evil men. With his declaration, "I'm trying real hard to be a shepherd," Jules provides t ...

(3 pages) 78 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"To What Extent Is Ralph Bunche's Vision For The International System The Best Benchmark By Which We Should Measure The Effectiveness Of The United Nations Today"

e pyramid is green and the anterior part of the pyramid is barren, symbolizing peace in the U.S and tyranny in Europe (1). The closest manifestation of this great seal today would be the U.N, our foun ... ible of the hardships in peace and in war. Ralph J Bunche belonged to this category, he experienced tyranny first hand, when he was young because he was black. Peace to many people can mean different ...

(4 pages) 103 2 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

How did imperialism affect China?

ion. The taiping revolt was a radical political and religious uprising. The rebels rose against the tyranny of the Manchus, supporting a program partly based on Christian doctrines. The Boxer Rebellio ...

(1 pages) 92 1 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Individual freedom.

wth.Mill wrote that in history, liberty was more about the protection of the individual against the tyranny of political rulers "who derived their authority from inheritance or conquest" (1034). It ha ... 034). When the will of the rulers was in tune with the will of the nation there was no more fear of tyranny.Since rulers were elected according to big numbers, in this case the largest group won the d ...

(11 pages) 139 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The differences between Jeffersonian and Jacksonian democracies.

rson believed education would be the cure of all evils. He said, "Educate the people generally, and tyranny and injustice will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day." (Hart, Albert, History Told ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.3 May/2003

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