• Great Britain War Europe Germany
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    F. D. R. Speech Announcer: We interrupt you regular broadcasting, for an urgent word from your president. F. D. R. : Good evening fellow Americans. I speak to you tonight about an urgent issue. I have recently met with my council and advisors on the events in Europe. Japan, Germany and Italy have become axis powers, in the fight to defeat our ally, Great Britain. Together the axis powers have over-thrown much of Western Europe. We have passed the 'cash-and-carry' on order to help Great Britain...
  • The Personal Income Tax
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    There was not many things that the American people agreed on. Taxes had always been a sensitive subject in American politics. The whole American Revolution was based on the taxation issue. When the personal income tax was instituted, Americans did not feel that the government needed to be paid by the American people. The personal income tax had a very interesting history and a very unique future would follow. What was the income tax What did the tax pay for What did taxes do for America The per...
  • Americans Started Rebelling Again British War Independence
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    Many countries have wars that affect them in one way or another. Now, the outcome is different, the outcome of any war can totally change the way of life in a country or do nothing for it. A war that made a great impact on the united states of America was the revolutionary war. The revolutionary war was the united states way of moving towards independence. Americans were under the control of the British while this all started. The main point of the revolution was so that the American people can...
  • Bush War American People
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    Brian PinnowAmerican Government Bush's Address Before this speech I didn't know what to think about Bush as a president. After reading his speech my view on him has changed greatly. Not only did talk about the American people but also other countries. Through out his speech he pleased both the anti-war Americans but the pro-war American's also. Bush has a lot of respect, or bravery for saying that 'the United States respects the people of Afghanistan -- after all, we are currently its largest s...
  • Presidential Election Government Candidates People
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    With the upcoming presidential election, it has been interesting to learn about things as they are actually happening in our country today. Among the many issues that surround the race to the office, financing the presidential election seems to be a major topic that is always in the public eye. There are many different views on how the election should be financed but it is hard to tell how far government funding and donations can go before democracy is left behind. After President Nixon and the ...
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt American People
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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave the American people many things that they had been missing during the Hoover administration, the most important of which hope. His first 100 days in office did more for the American people than Hoover's whole administration. He gave the American people courage, and he was the supreme embodiment of that courage. He had been crippled earlier in life, yet he still presented a striking figure in public, and was one of the best public speakers of all time. Eleanor Roose...
  • Americans In The 1930 S How Far Was Roosevelt American People America
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    Life Did Get Better For Many Americans In The 1930 s. How Far Was Roosevelt Responsible For This Roosevelt and his New Deal pioneered the American recovery programme, however there were a number of other factors which contributed towards improving life for the American people. When Roosevelt came into power he had four main aims, get Americans back to work, protect their savings and property, providing relief for the sick, old and unemployed and get American industry and agriculture back on thei...
  • Truman United States
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    When World War II ended the United States and Russia emerged as "Superpowers." Though they had fought as allies, each had their own agenda and post -war strategies. The United States found itself unable to enjoy the pleasures of peace after the wars completion. Having been unable to establish a true settlement in Europe, America watched, as Russia appeared to strengthen its hold of the region. The Soviets were taking a position in Europe that concerned the United States, led by President Harry S...
  • Americans And Those From Afghanistan America Bush People
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    Essay 3. 01 part 4 Recently, President Bush gave his State of the Union Address to Congress. Throughout his speech, he makes a solid case for the further unification of America throughout these harsh times. He makes a very strong argument for the retaliation of the actions committed against America. However, when he speaks of bringing the terrorists to justice, his argument falters. He has made a hasty judgement with little proof when he first began his argument. Bush also presented a very stro...
  • Media Violence Etc People Television Entertainment
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    Does the entertainment media reflect the standards of the American people, or does the entertainment media define the standards of the American people? This question is difficult to answer because of the complex interaction between American culture and the entertainment industry. To some extent, the entertainment media does gets feedback on what viewers want to see in the form of Nielson ratings and box office returns. But the simple fact remains that the content produced and delivered by way of...
  • Will Rogers American People
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    Will Rogers Not many people remember Will Rogers, but in the 1930's he was the most well known man in America -- more popular than Shirley Temple. He was a simple cowpoke who entertained people with his rope tricks and sly political observations. He also wrote a widely-read newspaper column and appeared on the rai do every week. I suppose he is a lot like Bill Cosby is today: beloved for his down-to-earth style of humor. But that 'a ww, shucks' attitude hid a brilliant mind. Furthermore, Will R...
  • Latin American Independance Independence Spain Hidalgo
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    Latin American Independence Latin American Independence was the drive for independence from Spain and France by the Latin American people. There were many contributing factors that ultimately led to the uprising of Latin American colonies. Europe's strong hold on the economic and political life of Latin America, was creating friction between the Latin Colonies and the European nations. Eventually, this would become enough for the Latin American people and the drive for independence from France a...
  • Great Gatsby American People
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    During the 1920's America was a country of great ambition, despair and disappointment. The novel The Great Gatsby isa reflection of this decade, it illustrates the burning passion one man has toward his 'American Dream' and the different aspects of the dream. Fitzgerald's work is a reflection of America during his lifetime. The Great Gatsby shows the ambition of one man's reach for his 'American Dream,' the disappointment of losing this dream and the despair of his loss. America, 1920, the ambit...
  • Line Item Veto President Congress American
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    When the House passed the Line Item Veto legislation, in a strong bipartisan vote of 294-134, it took great strides toward assuring the American people that the purpose of government is to serve the needs of all Americans. It also indicated its intention to seriously address the budgetary problems created by forty years of elitist pork barrel arrogance by the majority party in Congress. Congressional approval will also take away a sinister political weapon, designed to distort the images present...
  • Capital Punishment Death Penalty
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    Currently, the United States is the only western democracy that still has capital punishment on the books. Even South Africa has eliminated it - the US is left with such company as Libya, Iran, and Iraq. Only America remains committed to this brutal and archaic form of punishment. Only America, the foothold of freedom and democracy, continues this dehumanizing process. Only America cannot face the facts and remove this evil from its society. Do not let the death lobby deceive you... the goal of...
  • Welfare Reform American People
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    WELFARE REFORM In the late 1920 s and early 1930 s, there was a crisis among American families. The crash of the Stock Market in 1929 led into the era, which would be remembered as the Great Depression. The stock market crash left many American people with nothing. With no money, no homes, and no jobs, many American families became poor and homeless. With the presidential election in 1932, of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the introduction of the New Deal, the American people were acquainted with man...
  • A Nation Divided Federal Government
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    A Nation Divided America, although one country, is divided in its political beliefs about how the federal government should intervene in the lives of its citizens. Throughout history, even to present day, politicians have debated this balance. Today we live in a system which depends for its expansion and vitality upon the government (Source 9). This can be read as a pro or a con for federal involvement in the lives of citizens. Looking at each side of the debate may help you decide where your be...
  • The Cultural And Political Impact Of Television
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    Team D 1 THE CULTURAL AND POLITICAL IMPACT MADE BY TELEVISION Culture: The invention of the television and its emergency into American society in 1959 has radically revolutionized the American way of life. The original foundations of the television resort back to Ireland in 1973, where a telegraph operator, John May, discovered the photoelectric effect. He found that variations in light intensity on selenium bars show resistance which can be transmitted into electrical signals. In other words, t...
  • Ronald Reagan American People Carter Knew
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    Written By Peter W. Schramm I grew up with Ronald Reagan. I walked precincts for him when he ran for governor of California in 1966, worked for his election to the presidency twice, and ended up in his administration. I liked everything about him. By the time he became president I came to love him, the way an ordinary citizen can have an honest affection for a public figure. Ronald Reagan was the antidote to the nihilism of the Sixties. Some in the country-especially the sophisticated intellect...
  • Economic Consequences Postwar American Bush Life
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    September 11 TH literally and figuratively shattered America's veneer of invincibility, both at home and abroad. Besides the psychological shock, 911 had profound economic effects on America. The stock market, already reeling, crashed. The U. S. economy plunged deeper into a recession. Unemployment rose and stubbornly refused to come down. According to The Economist Newspaper "While diplomatic wrangles absorb world leaders at the UN, Iraqis have been formulating new ways to jump start their sha...