Essays Tagged: "United States Congress"

The Ins And Outs of Abortion: abortion activists, Laws and Policies of Abortion, Landmark Court Cases, abortion techniques, long term effects, and The History of Abortion.

e now easier, less dangerous, and simpler than they once were. Abortion is one of the key topics in United States courtrooms; the United States Congress is constantly working on making laws regarding ... to 14 weeks LMP. The vacuum aspiration was first used in Communist China around 1958. However, the United States did not adopt the method until 1967. This technique replaced the older Dilatation and ...

(15 pages) 1131 3 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

President Nixon and the watergate scandal

Richard Milhous Nixon was the thirty-seventh president of the United States and the onlypresident to have resigned from office. He was on his was to success after ... their candidate to challenge JerryVoorhis, the popular Democratic Congressman, for his seat in the United States House ofRepresentatives. He accuses Voorhis of being "soft" on Communism. This was dam ... rhis of being "soft" on Communism. This was damaging to himbecause the Cold War rivalry between the United States and USSR was just beginning. Voorhiswas forced into a defensive position after the two ...

(6 pages) 324 0 4.2 Mar/1997

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

Affirmative Action

After the United States Congress passed the Civil Rights Act in 1964, it becameapparent that certain business ... Asian,Woman or Man should need nothing, except their skills.In a statement released in 1981 by the United States Commission on Civil Rights,Jack P. Hartog, who directed the Affirmative Action Project ... 's Interactive Encyclopedia. (1996).[Computer Program] SoftKey Multimedia International Corporation.United States. Commission on Civil Rights. Affirmative Action in the1980's: Dismantling the Process ...

(6 pages) 508 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Civil War Facts

1) Compromise of 1850 : It's a series of compromises passed by United States congress in order to settle slavery issues. It was used to balance pro and anti slave ... balance pro and anti slave states. (36 -30)2)3) John Calhoun: (1782-1850) Political leader who was United States congressman, Secretary of war, Vice President (1825-1832) senator and secretary of sta ... y years. He was a nationalist, devoted to the economic development and political integration of the United States.4) Daniel Webster: Practice as a lawyer before the United States supreme court and ser ...

(3 pages) 140 0 4.0 Nov/1996

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

Brief History of the Cold War

ar is the term used to describe the tense relationship between post World War II East and West. The United States and Western Europe stood on the principle of opposing the communism that dominated Rus ... rn Europe. Russia was overtaking smaller eastern European countries with force and did not want the United States to resist this movement into Europe. The two superpowers quickly abandoned the appeara ...

(4 pages) 183 0 4.1 Nov/1996

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

US Term Limits - United States Constitution

When the Constitution of the United States was adopted in 1789, it was without direction regarding term limits for legislators. A ... val of oneself from office, as envisioned by the founders, is no longer regularly undertaken in the United States Congress. The structure of the Congress supports members who have held office for seve ... e arguments on both sides, and draw conclusions about the need for Congressional term limits in the United StatesSupport for term limits encompasses close to three-quarters of the American population ...

(12 pages) 259 1 2.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Brady bill and its passage

IntroductionThe legislative process in the United States Congress shows us an interesting drama inwhich a bill becomes a law through compromise ...

(16 pages) 150 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

An Explanation of representation in U.S. Government.

overnment there must be representation. In the case of the U.S., that representation comes from the United States Congress. Congress was created through the Constitution as an intrinsic part of the go ... mportant power delineated to Congress is the power to declare war. Congress is the only body in the United States that can declare war on another nation. This enumeration includes the right to raise a ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Conflicting Goals for the U.N. Resolution.

Conflicting Goals for the U.N. Resolution(written on 10/19/2002)On Thursday, October 10th, the United States Congress voted on a resolution that would authorize President Bush to use military for ... ats approved the resolution than not.One of the major goals of this vote was to put pressure on the United Nations to pass a resolution calling for the disarmament of Saddam Hussein. Up until Thursday ...

(3 pages) 56 2 3.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

US Senate Vs. The House of Representative.

The United States Congress is made out of two markedly different, but coequal chambers, the senate and t ...

(2 pages) 62 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Afiirmative Action.

centadoption of the social policy known as affirmative action, the answerbecomes unclear. After the United States Congress passed the Civil Rights Actin 1964, it became apparent that certain business ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Hubble Space Telescope: A Window to Space. A six page scientific essay entireley about the Hubble Space Telescope. Includes citations from a variety of sources and Bibliography.

es each day.The Hubble Space Telescope was named after an American astronomer, Edwin P. Hubble. The United States Congress authorized the construction of the telescope in 1977. The telescope was then ... t to five miles per second. "If a car moved that fast, a coast-to-coast trip across the continental United States would take only ten minutes ("Quick Facts")." Hubble circles the Earth every 97 minute ...

(9 pages) 174 2 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Internet censorship.

nt? This question has spawned the debate over Internet censorship, which is currently raging in the United States Congress as well as in other political forums around the world. The question as to whe ... rks. According to Internet historian Dave Kristula, the first inklings of the Internet began in the United States in 1969 as a network of four servers called the APRANET. ARPA (the Advanced Research P ...

(14 pages) 269 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Causes and Consequences of the great depression

l and international loans. When no one could repay, banks closed, sparking bank runs throughout the United States. The Smoot-Hawley Tariff was passed in 190 by the United States congress. This tariff ... ed in 190 by the United States congress. This tariff erected an impenetrable tariff wall around the United States. Britain, France, and Germany soon created similar tariffs. This was the beginning of economic nationalism.

(1 pages) 106 5 1.8 Jun/2004

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

Legality of the Patriot Act - A Theft of Civil Liberties or The Protection Of American Life

r a month following the devastating attacks on September 11th, in hasty and uncontested action, the United States Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act (Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Ap ... ecognized and the act amended. Their tireless efforts are balanced by the Justice Department of the United States, as well Federal prosecutors and agents lobbying to protect the Patriot Act and allow ...

(18 pages) 397 1 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Online Piracy; the Economic Effects of the Music Industry

's are stealing music. The law on online piracy was unknown thing until Napster came about then the United States Congress passed what is called The Millennium Digital Act. All of this has affect on t ... gement" (Pike). This court decision of only affects the ninth district court system. Not the entire United States. The United States is split up into many districts, which for to be recognized as a na ...

(14 pages) 300 0 4.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Rights of Victims and Witness within the Military Justice System

Between 1982 and 1990, the United States Congress enacted a series of laws designed to inform victims and witnesses of crime of ... the Victims' Rights and Restitution Act of 1990, imposed a duty on departments and agencies of the United States engaged in detecting, investigating, or prosecuting crimes, and incarcerating those co ... mmander, Naval Medical Command, Washington, D.C., Signed: April 16, 1985.Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1999 Amendments; The White House, Office of the Press Secretary, Washington, D.C., Re ...

(8 pages) 79 0 4.6 Jun/2005

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

The Failures of Affirmative Action.

ent adoption of the social policy known as affirmative action, the answer becomes unclear.After the United States Congress passed the Civil Rights Act in 1964, it became apparent that certain business ... Americans want to be treated as equals, not as incompetents.In a statement released in 1981 by the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Jack P. Hartog, who directed the project, said, "Only if d ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

USA Patriot Act is fair.

The United States Congress introduced the USA Patriot Act after the September 11th terrorist attacks. It ... eptember 11th terrorist attacks. It was instated for the purpose of combating terrorist acts in the United States and all over the globe. This act gives the government the right to view your personal ... ords in order to create a safer environment for our community. The patriot act is a benefit for the United States in that we can now be much more secure knowing that potential terrorists are being sus ...

(3 pages) 143 0 2.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

N A F T A: North American Free Trade Agreement.

A free trade agreement comprising Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Tripartite negotiations to form NAFTA began among these countries in June of 1991 and ... to form NAFTA began among these countries in June of 1991 and were concluded in August of 1992. The United States Congress finally ratified NAFTA in November of 1993, and the agreement went into effec ... incorporated into NAFTA as of 1st of January, 1995. 1A multilateral agreement negotiated by the United States, Canada and Mexico that sets forth agreements to lower and/or eliminate unfair trade b ...

(2 pages) 78 0 1.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics