Essays Tagged: "Veto"

Thomas Paine-Common Sense and related writings. How do his ideas about the British Constitution compare with his ideas about nature?

rable damage to the British army. However, the American's revived optimism was shattered due to the veto of the Olive Branch Petition. By late 1775 the grip of King George tightened by condemning the ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Transparency in the media. An essay about the ethical issues of the Big Brother show.

he HOH nominates two houseguests, each week, to leave the house. Then, a few days later, there is a VetoChallenge. The winner of the Veto challenge can veto one of the HOH'snominations. If this happen ...

(12 pages) 184 2 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

This essay describes the Lewis and Clark expedition, and what effects it had on the U.S.

a "Voyage of Discovery". The low cost estimate helped guarantee that political opponents could not veto his decision. The President promised that the expedition could be accomplished by an intelligen ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

United States of the 21st Century faced with the same dilemma and problems that the Roman Republic faced as it transformed due its strength, into an empire.

d officials called consuls headed the government. The consuls shared power, but either consul could veto the actions of the other. A consul served for only a year.The Senate was the most powerful gove ...

(5 pages) 89 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Powerful American Presidency.

lected, the President is almost assured a four year term. The President can issue executive orders, veto legislations, sign treaties and also command the armed forces during war. This was not the case ...

(8 pages) 248 0 4.7 May/2003

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

Andrew Jacksons presidency.

the charter of the bank went up and Congress approved of the recharter of the bank in 1832. Jackson vetoed it on the grounds that it was a private monopoly, it was immune to state taxes, and it gave t ... because he felt that it catered to the rich and not the common man as supported in Document B. The veto stood, because Congress did not override it. To kill the bank, Jackson removed federal money an ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.3 May/2003

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

Problems Faced by UN Peacekeepers to Maintain World Peace.

manent and ten non-permanent members. Any permanent member of the Security Council has the power to veto any decision on peacekeeping operation, thus preventing a peacekeeping operation. There are man ...

(2 pages) 87 2 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Conflicting Goals for the U.N. Resolution.

ntil Thursday, October 18, when the Bush administration unexpectedly agreed to compromise, the five veto-bearing members of the 15-member Security Council-- the United States, Britain, France, Russia, ...

(3 pages) 56 2 3.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Was Australia's participation in Iraq illegal?

ges on whether there has been a breach of the Charter. It can be seen that therein exists a general veto on the use of force. Article 2(4), details an explicit 'refrain...from the threat of force', an ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

This essay is about how Andrew Jackson expanded limits and enhanced powers for the presidency.

tive branch to this day. Some examples of those things were new reasons for the use of the power of veto, his attitude towards executive branch office holders who disagreed with him, and his overall s ... le of how Jackson expanded limits and enhanced presidential power is the free usage of his power of veto against congress. Jackson used the veto whenever he personally disagreed with any billhat congr ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Mar/2004

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

The Euro & Whether Britain Should Join the Euro ?

ower to throw out all of the commissioners or refuse to accept the EU budget. However it could only veto the whole budget and not parts of the budget. This hence limited its power over the European un ...

(18 pages) 186 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Factors that probably influenced Congress to pass the immigration act of 1924

th Chinese and Japanese immigration in 1908. Another Act was passed in 1917 over President Wilson's veto, for the first time in history an act that required a literacy test came in action. "Under the ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"UN activity in the Korean War was nothing more than a cover for US anti-communism." Discuss.

This generated an outcry from the Soviets, who, briefly by their own actions of the opportunity to veto, argued that this effectively reduced the UN into a "rubber stamp" approval system for actions ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.7 May/2004

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

US Political System

s law.The President might not sign the bill, however. If he specifically rejects the bill, called a veto, the bill returns to Congress. There it is voted on again, and if both houses of Congress pass ... majority, then the bill becomes law without the President's signature. This is called "overriding a veto," and is difficult to do because of the two-thirds majority requirement.Alternately, the Presid ...

(21 pages) 144 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

France Calls The American War On Iraq "Illegitimate"

q would be "...perceived as precipitous and illegitimate". France most likely is going to use their veto as one of the five permanent members of the Security Council to block war on Iraq. It wa ...

(2 pages) 41 2 5.0 Sep/2004

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

Agree or Disagree: "President Truman did not take effective action to prevent the spread of Communist influence following World War II."

sted of the major 5 powers were Britain, France, China, Russia and the United States, who could all veto UN actions and an assembly was controlled by 12 other countries on two years terms. This assemb ... he Security Council because NATO did not recognize the Chinese communists and thus without Russia's veto, the U.N. voted that N. Koreans were the aggressors and support would be sent to the South. By ...

(9 pages) 43 0 4.6 Dec/2004

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

The System of Checks and Balances, James Madison

of government has many ways to check on the power of other branches. For example, the President can veto a bill, Congress can over-ride a veto and the Supreme Court can declare a law unconstitutional. ...

(1 pages) 51 0 1.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Pavel Krymski 10c 12th/01/05 The United Nations (UNO)

n members, five permanent and ten non permanent· Permanent ones can use the right of veto· The general assembly consists of all members of the UNO· It meet ... t agree on any decisions· USSR saw the UNO as an American dominated organisation and vetoed American proposals· The USA did the same thing to the USSR's proposals· ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Ancient History: The Role of the Tribunate: 133-78BC

ons from it, propose laws to the Senate, defend the people against the decisions of magistrates and veto any matters which they disagreed with. Although Rome had no written constitution, the role of t ... irs of state to be brought before the Senate . The Senate used another tribune, Marcus Octavius, to veto the formal vote on the bill for as Plutarch states "it being the rule that any tribune has a po ...

(9 pages) 57 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Canada's so-called democracy in the 1800's-- Upper and Lower Canada

anada in the past, the government looked much different. For example, the colonial government could veto any laws they wanted once they were voted in power. The government was neither representative n ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History