Essays Tagged: "weapons"

Position Paper on The Police Exception and the Domestic Abuse Law

s our government has come up with for convicted domestic abusers is revoking the privilege to carry weapons in public. This prevents convicted abusive citizens from having the ability to tote a potent ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Televised Violence is Here to Stay

l actually relieve stress. For these reasons, televised violence, including fights, with or without weapons, resulting in bloodshed, will never diminish.Many parents try to shelter their kids from the ...

(5 pages) 140 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Civilized By Tony Kellerhuis

ivilized.On the other hand, not all the technology used nowadays improves society. Many specialized weapons have been produced to kill large quantities of people. Such as machine guns, and nuclear wea ... e guns, and nuclear weapons. Many people have to live in constant fear of these extremely dangerous weapons, while others use them for protection. We still have as many wars as in the past, but new te ...

(1 pages) 59 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The essay is on the training of the Roman armies and there place in socity. With Bibliograph.

d and well trained. The soldiers had to be strong and fit. These soldiers would have to carry their weapons and provisions for approximately two weeks. They had to win their battles not only through t ... ed with a horse, which was paid for by the public purse. Since the troops were to provide their own weapons and armor, they needed to be very wealthy. The wealthiest were in the first class. They were ...

(9 pages) 148 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Analys swift in the story of Gulliver's travels.

stop the giant from escaping. Gulliver is then taken to the king's castle were he is searched fore weapons or other dangerous items. The Lilliputians are divided into two tribes. One is holding Gulli ...

(3 pages) 169 2 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Killers or Heroes? Most soldiers are unknowingly conscientious objectors. They try to avoid taking a human life.

nfantry unit firing ratios and concluded that only 15 to 25 percent of infantrymen ever fired their weapons in combat. In general, those on specialty and crew-served weapons were firers, while the non ... he trigger more frequently under supervision or in groups, hence a higher ratio of firing among key weapons. Artillery, the greatest killer on the battlefield, has always killed in teams. We indirectl ...

(2 pages) 151 5 4.2 Apr/2002

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

Definition of education

. An example of thiswould be the giant 'American War Machine.' The government says we need all theseweapons to protect America. They do not say who we need protection from. In factthere really is no o ... of the world is already years behind in technology. Then why do we spend billionsof our dollars on weapons. We spend in order to line the pockets of weaponmanufactures.If we thought for ourselves the ...

(3 pages) 389 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Dress code in public schooling in America

boys, and some type of skirt or dress for girls, baggy clothing would be eliminated whichcould hide weapons such as guns or knives. Fights also break out in schools because of theway students dress. N ...

(3 pages) 177 2 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gun control

to bear arms.Guns are evil to some, because of the violence that they cause. People express guns as weapons of violent crimes. They insist that, the more guns with which our society equips itself, the ... . Guns are involved in almost half of all homicide cases. People believe that society has relied on weapons that create harm and criminals. Therefore, these weapons should be outlawed.However, law-abi ...

(2 pages) 141 0 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Theseus and his Adventures in the Labyrynth. How Theseus killed the minautor

the journey Theseus met many thieves and out whited every one of them from asking to see there nice weapons and using them agents the thieves to seeing what they were trying to do to him and using tha ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Shylock Antisemitism

ands, organs/ dimensions, senses, affections, passions; fed with/ the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject/ to the same diseases, heal'd by the same means/ warm'd and cool'd by the same wint ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.0 May/2002

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

Military Governments

eelite was slightly altered as technology progressed and the nobility and kings no longer controlledweapons nor could prevent the disintegration of the feudal society.Modern military governments usual ...

(4 pages) 86 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Juvenile justice

tothe Department of Justice report released in November, thirty-eight percent of those arrestedfor weapons offenses in 1995 were under the age of eighteen (Curriden 66). In the samereport, the Bureau ... eau of Justice Statistics stated that in 1995 3 out of every 100eighteen-year-olds was arrested for weapons offenses. A rate three times higher than formales twenty-five to twenty-nine and five times ...

(9 pages) 465 1 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Huck's ability to survive. Speaks of the character Huckleberry Finn, in Mark Twain's novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

how he must lie because thecircumstances forced him to deception and lies andevasions are the only weapons he has to protect himselffrom those who are physically stronger than he. Thecreativity, comm ...

(5 pages) 242 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Fast Eddie

d his partners (soldiers) make sure you did just as your told. This hideout, this fortress has more weapons than I've seen in months. There is a guard at my door this minute, put there for my protecti ... thought for a few seconds and responded. 'I need things to make my life easier. I need supplies and weapons and transportation to a safer place. I'm tired of the Mile High City and the struggle to kee ...

(17 pages) 53 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Evolution of Warfare Throughout the Renaissance to the Age of Religious Wars

ring the age of religious wars, leading to the Renaissance, warfare drasticallychanged. Strategies, weapons; the whole art itself was reshaped by the contactwith other peoples and the strive to attain ... tain more land.Once the Crusades occurred, everything changed. Alliances were formed and broken, newweapons unveiled, huge strategies deduced, and suddenly people weren't just trying todefend the smal ...

(5 pages) 97 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Cuban Missile Crisis

1962 shows his anger towards the United States and that he is in the position to threaten them with weapons (Chayes 47). When Khrushchev moved his weapons and troops into Cuba, it struck fear into the ... dy's address on October 22 had firmly set the objective of the dismantling and withdrawal of Soviet weapons from Cuba. The United States had prepared carefully for rapid action by the Organization of ...

(8 pages) 251 1 4.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

This essay is an article about the CIA sponsored Contra group in Nicaragua.

supplied by United States money. Oh, but don't worry its not the against its own policy of selling weapons to Iran. taxpayers dollar that funds these illegal covert operations. Instead the CIA has co ... cided to go Yes that's right, even though congress has passed laws that specifically forbid selling weapons to this supposedly terrorism supportive country, which we also consider our enemy we have de ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.4 May/2002

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

The Memory of War

, and the English Channel heaved angrily, just as it did on June 6, 1944. That anyone burdened with weapons and equipment could jump off a ship into the roiling sea, make his way across the shelterles ...

(5 pages) 210 4 4.9 Jun/2002

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

My experience at a weezer concert

d in, we handed our tickets to the clerk, and a police officer used some kind of device that sensed weapons and scanned each of us with it. I found this strange but not surprising because this was th ... this strange but not surprising because this was the first concert I had been to where checking for weapons was required. Since this concert was after the terrible tragedy on September 11, I knew it ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing