• Red Scare Conscientious Objector
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    Analysis of the Red Scare " The tumult and the shouting dies, The captains and the kings depart.' -Kipling, The Recessional Mr. Kipling was wrong. War does not always end with the last cry on the battlefield. World War I certainly did not. After the war formally ended on November 18, 1918, there was an ideological war still going on in the US. An ideological war which prompted mass paranoia and caused, among many other things, what would be known as the Red Scare, which began in 1919 and ended ...
  • The Jungle Meatpacking District Of Chicago
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    Upton Sinclair was the most famous of the American "muckraker" journalists. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 20, 1878. Although his family was poor, Sinclair was able to earn money as a writer from a very early age, and was able to save enough money to go to college. He attended the city college of New York and graduated from there with a B. A. degree. Soon after he went to Columbia University to graduate school. It was there that he began writing full-length novels with importan...
  • The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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    The Jungle by Upton Sinclair There are many characters in The Jungle. These characters vary widely in their professions, social status, and economic status. The main character in the novel is a Lithuanian named Jurgis Ruckus. His wife is Ona Lukoszaite, also a Lithuanian. Their son is named Antanas. Mike Scully is a powerful political leader in Packingtown. Phil Connor is a foreman in Packingtown, "politically connected", and a man who causes much trouble for Jurgis. Jack Duane is an experience...
  • Spanish Civil War Workers Socialists Government
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    Ever since the fall of 1930 when the Spanish Revolution began there has been no surcease of the struggle in Spain. For a long time there was a deadlock of forces, an equilibrium in the tug of war between the property holders and the destitute. Now the equilibrium is being definitely broken. The issue before Spain is either Communism or Fascism. The matter is being fought out not with ballots but with bullets and ruthless civil war. Slowly the political revolution is being definitively turned int...
  • Overview Of The Socialist Party And Bob Dole Abort
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    overview of the Socialist Party and Bob Dole Abortion I. Socialist Party... The Socialist Party is based on the idea that the working class are fully capable of running their own bussinesses and managing their own lives. The party strives to make a classless system, all people living in the country are equal in status income and future. Everyone works and earns their fare share. The government and big ego driven bussiness CEO's shouldn't be manipulating the lower or less fortunate class. The bu...
  • Rise And Fall Of Fascism
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    Rise and Fall of Fascism In 1912 Italy, under the rule of Giolitti and its Socialist Party, introduced universal manhood suffrage. This was considered a victory ofDemocracy. Ten years later in 1922, King Emmanuel III called Benito Mussolini, the founder of the Italian Fascist Party, to head the government. Mussolini's appointment as Prime Minister put an end those years of democracy. Both internal and external causes can account the rise and fall of Democracy in Italy, where political and social...
  • Red Scare Government War Palmer
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    The war was over. The last cry of help had been heard and peace was supposedly coming to the United States. But everyone was wrong. An ideological war which prompted mass paranoia known as the Red Scare had spread through the US. It began in 1919 and ended in 1921. Red Scare was the label given to the actions of legislation, the race riots, and the hatred and persecution of 'subversives' and conscientious objectors during that period of time. At the heart of the Red Scare was the conscription l...
  • Fascist World War
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    Fascism To understand fascism it is important to understand that they were latecomers on the scene at a time when other political party's already formed. This helped Benito Mussolini and the fascist to establish the anti-character of its ideology and appeal into what became known as the fascist movement. The term fascism comes from the Italian fascia derived from the Latin fasces, which referred to axe headed rods that symbolized the independent political authority of the Roman Republic. From th...
  • Socialism Socialist Party
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    History: The Socialist Party of the United States of America was formally organized at a unity convention in Indianapolis in 1901. The two merging groups were the Social Democratic Party of Eugene Victor Debs and the 'Kangaroo' wing of the older Socialist Labor Party. From the beginning the Socialist Party was the organization for American radicals. Its membership included Marxists of various kinds, Christian socialists, Zionist and anti-Zionist Jewish socialists, foreign-language speaking secti...
  • Eugene V Debs Terre Haute
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    Eugene V. Debs Citizen and Socialist Nick Salvatore's book Eugene V. Debs Citizen and Socialist provides a very detailed account of the life and times and Eugene Debs. Debs was born in Terre Haute Indiana and Salvatore emphasizes the important role that this played in Debs upbringing. Terre Haute was ripe with religious fundamentalism from its founding. Religion permeated everyday life throughout Terre Haute. Salvatore writes that, "In newspaper editorials, political speeches, civic dedications...
  • Freedom Of Speech Fighting Words
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    Living in the United States we enjoy many wonderful freedoms and liberties. Even though most of these freedoms seem innate to our lives, most have been earned though sacrifice and hard work. Out of all of our rights, freedom of speech is perhaps our most cherished, and one of the most controversial. Hate speech is one of the prices we all endure to ensure our speech stays free. But with hate speeches becoming increasingly common, many wonder if it is too great of a price to pay, or one that we ...
  • One Day Jurgis Job Socialist
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    The novel ' The Jungle' by Upton Sinclair took place in the 1900's the main character in this book is Jurgis Rud kis and his dynamic change to Socialism. He started out as a young and strong man looking for the "american dream." He left Lithuania in hope of starting a family and a cordial Life. The beginning of this book starts at the wedding of Jurgis and Ona Lukoszaite which I believe symbolizes that they are starting a new life for themselves and it is starting out with happiness and a bond. ...
  • Another Benito Mussolini Italy War Socialist
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    Benito Mussolini was born in Predappio on July 29, 1883, the son of a socialist blacksmith. Largely self-educated, he became a schoolteacher and socialist journalist in northern Italy. In 1910 he married Rachel e Guide, who bore him five children. Mussolini was jailed for his opposition to Italy's war in Libya. Soon after that, he was named editor of Avanti! , the Socialist Party newspaper in Milan. When World War I began, in 1914, Mussolini first denounced it as 'imperialist,' but he soon reve...
  • Prime Minister Party Albania Political
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    Comparing the electoral politics of most Western and Eastern European countries is like comparing night and day. While most of Western European countries have a strong political system, thriving economy, and a developed government... most Eastern European countries have just started this idea of a democratic nation. Most governments are corrupt and the political officials are not very trustworthy. The economy is also struggling and there is unrest with the people. This transition from communism...
  • Working Conditions Sinclair Jungle Jurgis
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    Long and tedious, with the purpose of showing the unsanitary conditions of the Chicago meat industry, The Jungle is a book that was written by Upton Sinclair. After his manuscript was completed in 1905, it appeared serially in Appeal to Reason, a widely circulated socialist periodical. This initial publication caused much controversy and immediate reaction. Much difficulty was encountered, however, when he tried to get it published in book form. None of the publishers wanted it published complet...
  • Upton Sinclair And Socialism
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    Upton Sinclair and Socialism Socialism has always been hard for me to understand. I never really grasped the concept of it until I read the book The Jungle and began to research for this paper. Before I begin I would like to go through a condensed version of the history of Socialism. It was founded in 1901 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Two groups came together to form the Socialists, the Social Democratic Party and the "Kangaroo " wing of the older Socialist Labor Party. These parties contained most...
  • Fascism Fascist Movement
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    What is Fascism? Fascism is a 20 th century form of nationalistic, militaristic, totalitarian dictatorship that seeks to create a feasible society through strict regimentation of national and individual lives. Total subordination to the service of the state and unquestioning loyalty to its leader would adjust conflicting interests. It is a modern political ideology that looks to regenerate the social, economic, and cultural life of a country by basing it on a heightened sense of national belongi...
  • Problems With Unification Promised This To Its Citizens
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    Problems with German Reunification Following the Second World War, Germany was rebuilt out of practically nothing into one of the richest countries of the world. This well-known transformation is known as the "Wirtschaftswunder" (wonder of economics). Yet in the recent reunification of West and East Germany, German leadership has ignored crucial lessons from this successful period of transformation. Three problems highlight this claim: 1. Reunification promised to quickly alleviate forty years ...
  • Eugene Debs American Workers Aru
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    The film, Eugene Debs and the American Movement, gave an intense story of a great American labor leader. Eugene Victor Debs was born in Terre Haute, Ind. , on November 5 th, 1855. Deb's legacy has him as one of the most influential American labor and political leaders of all time. Among his many accomplishments, his most prestigious has to be being a five time Socialist candidate for the President of the United States. This is quite an accomplishment for someone that left school at the age of 14...
  • The Early Life Of Adolf Early
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    Adolf Hitler was a German political and military leader and one of the 20 th century's most powerful dictator. Hitler converted Germany into a fully militarized society and launched World War II in 1939. He made anti-Semitism a keystone of his propaganda and policies and built the Nazi Party into a mass movement. He had hoped to conquer the entire world and for a time dominated most of Europe. He instituted sterilization and euthanasia measures to enforce his idea of racial purity among German p...