Essays Tagged: "US Government"

The Forced Assimilation of Native Americans

lesser known aspects of the Europeans colonization of the United States is the destruction of numerous Native American societies and cultures. With whites feeling that Native Americans were on "their" ... ted States. Native Americans were forced into becoming new citizens in the United States. The repercussions of this massive destruction of the American Indians is still felt today in some ways.Whites ...

(4 pages) 322 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Death Penalty

Life is a precious gift from God. Even when a person has no material possessions, life is stillpossessed. In light o ... ese observations it is logical to assume that murder, the taking of another'slife, is the most heinous of crimes. Undeniably, penalties imposed upon criminals should match thecrimes committed. Therefo ... receive the worst penaltypossible, death.One argument against the death penalty is the Bible tells us not to murder. Murder is theunlawful killing of one human being by another. The death penalty is ...

(2 pages) 130 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Cyber chip

What is a V-chip? This term has become a buzz word for any discussion evolvingtelecommunications regulation and television ratings, but not too many reports define ... tter. Yet, the span ofthe new chip is much greater than any working definition can encompass. A discussion of theV-chip must include a consideration of the technical and ethical issues, in addition to ... es, in addition toexamining the constitutionally of any law that might concern standards set by the USgovernment. Yet in the space provided for this essay, the focus will be the technicalaspects and c ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.5 Dec/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Cuban embargo. When it started, why it started, what is wrong with it, what will happen if it is lifted.

s want to travel to Cuba they need to either have a special visa or leave from another country, because regular flights between Cuba and the United States are non-existent. The US had many investments ... sing a partial trade embargo against Cuba on October 19th, 1960 (Simon 6). On February 3rd 1962 the US government declared a total embargo on the Republic of Cuba (Simons 6).Fidel Castro analyzed the ...

(5 pages) 127 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Tragedy of September 11 Reminiscence can be sweet or solemn, but either way, it is only the cry when September 11 comes in one's mind.

war, but it is a different war than we have ever seen before. There are no historic precedents for US government to use as a guide for the response. Anyway, it has several lasting impacts on the mind ... e.The September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack (colloquially referred to as Nine-eleven and 9/11 for the US date format) was the deadliest act of terrorism in the United States, and among the deadliest sin ...

(5 pages) 210 1 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Indian Chief Sitting Bull.

LLSitting Bull was one of the greatest American Indian chiefs who did everything he could to bring justice to his people. He was born in the Grand River region of South Dakota in 1831. Sitting Bull's ... River region of South Dakota in 1831. Sitting Bull's village name was Hunkesi, which means slow because anything that he did he did carefully and patiently. His Indian name was Tatanka Iyotak. When he ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The significance of the Tet Offensive and how it effected the outcome of war in Indochina.

million watched as the ARVN killed prisoners, innocent civilians, and South Vietnam was bombed. The US government was now unable to portray the war as clean, simple, and easily won as the media in Sou ... attle of automatic gunfire as dazed American soldiers and civilians run back and forth, trying to flush out the assailants. Americans at home saw the carnage wrought by the offensive." - Stanley Karno ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

"Failure and Deception: US Nation-Building in South Vietnam"

The story of US intervention in South Vietnam's internal affairs is a story of failure after failure to establish ... erceived communist expansion and to destroy the eventual communist insurgency in South Vietnam, the US attempted to create a political alternative to the popular communist regime in the North. In doin ... win. In this effort to keep alive its hopes of producing a workable, independent South Vietnam, the US government consistently deceived both itself and its citizens. In early 1968, in what has now pop ...

(10 pages) 56 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Trail of Tears, Indians.

Cherokee Indians and the United States was a treaty that said that the Cherokees owned land in four US states, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina. The white settlers who lived in these ar ... settlers who lived in these areas did not like the Cherokees living with them and complained to the US government to have the Cherokee Indians forced to different lands.Some Indians moved to Texas and ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Case Study: Kanzen Berhad: The United States and AntiDumping Duties Globalization, international business, non-tariff barriers, and international trade issues.

IntroductionGlobalization has become one of the biggest issues in the economic world today and because of the impact, many things have changed - including how countries operate with each other. Thus, ... l trade has evolved into a complex system of trade barriers to ensure the protection of domestic industry and its workers interests. The trade impediments and subsidies include protective tariffs, imp ...

(6 pages) 479 0 2.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

McCarthy- Force for Good or Evil?

Some say Senator McCarthy prevented the US from falling to communism. The fear of communism caused the American people to have increased awa ... rue, there is debate over whether McCarthy truly did a good deed for American society - it is enormously difficult to ignore the negative externalities of the anti-communism wave he started.The most o ... ect of McCarthyism was the effect on society. McCarthy, by declaring that he had a list of names of US government spies, created mass paranoia among the American people. In reality, the Communist Part ...

(2 pages) 52 1 3.4 Feb/2004

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

More harm than good

ibution of wealth. Arguing that communism in any country was a threat to its national security, the US government supported a group of highly armed rebels, the Contras, in their attacks against Nicara ... te in the agrarian reform as helping to save the world. The perspective of the novel supports the cause of the elected Nicaraguan government and condemns the actions of the Contras and US policy.Grace ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

[Tortilla Flat] by John Steinbeck Chapters 1~5 analysis(background, characters, themes)

required all men between 21~30 register for military service. The Liberty Loan Act in 1917 allowed US government to make loans to the Allies, so that the Allies would have money to buy US supplies. T ... The Food Administrations set up prices for crops and persuaded Americans to "conserve" food so that US and Allied soldiers would have enough food in Europe. Besides the government effort, lots of mino ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

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

Forced to Fight: the United State's Envolvement in Vietnam, and the Anti-war Movement

he government, and was revolutionary in the way the people of the country voiced their opinions and used their right to free speech. The anti-war movement set a foundation for the citizens of the Unit ... d blazed the trails for protesters in later years. It began a new type of lifestyle, and taught the US government lessons about listening to the people of the country.The Vietnam War itself was influe ...

(13 pages) 170 1 4.3 May/2004

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

Medicinal Marijuana Helps

ijuana is a common drug among all age groups of Americans. It was once legal and still popular. The US government and citizens have now raised the question if the party drug that is known to relax the ... e, and works for dulling the pain is marijuana. The number one reason that cancer patients seek the use of marijuana is pain. Whether it is intestinal pain, also known as visceral pain, which is chara ...

(2 pages) 46 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Oregon v Smith Supreme Court Ruling. Deals with the legality of the religious ingestion of peyote that is common amongst Native American tribes.

The Peyote Cactus has been the basis of the religion of a number of Indian tribes in North America. The small, turn ... e basis of the religion of a number of Indian tribes in North America. The small, turnip shaped cactus is considered to be a sacred medicine that, when taken as a sacrament, allows an individual to co ... eator and obtain spiritual enlightenment. When ingested, peyote produces an altered state of consciousness that may cause users to experience a wide range of reactions, such as psychic manifestations. ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Violence in the media

at violence in terms of media and priming within the context of television.At the start 1950's the US government began to express concern about the effects of televised violence. During this time per ... against one's will on pain of being hurt or killed"With this definition in mind he came to the conclusion that prime-time TV contained about eight instances of violence per hour. Know that the prevale ...

(5 pages) 126 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Argumentative Essay " UFO Presence In The Universe " The Roswell Issue

side Roswell, New Mexico, has been in the centre of on-going speculation about alien life forms and US Government and Military cover-ups. It is my personal belief that extraterrestrial bodies are pres ... nt on earth.An excellent example of this is what happened in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947. When the US Government and Military first found the wreckage of an unidentified aircraft, they issued a press ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

American Presidents

There have been many noticeable religious influences on the US in its growth during the past 250 years. None has been more prevalent than t ... growth during the past 250 years. None has been more prevalent than the presence of religion in the US government. The Presidents of the US have always used and respected religion to gain voter approv ...

(13 pages) 79 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Short report outlining the reasons why the USA developed the policy of containment.

he Second World War, over twenty million Soviets were killed. Stalin's main goal was to protect the USSR from any future attacks. They wanted to create a buffer zone. This zone would be made of easter ... to the United States.The policy of containment was formed in light of "The Long Telegram". This famous document given to the US government by George F. Kennan. Kennan analyzed the state of the Soviet ...

(2 pages) 41 1 2.0 Sep/2005

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