• Gdp As A Measure Of The Economy
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    GDP As a Measure of the Economy The GDP is not a sufficient gauge of how the nation's economy is doing. The GDP is a sum of the monetary value of what has been produced in the nation in the past year. The formula for calculating the GDP ignores a large percentage of the activities that transpire in the nation's economy. The formula ignores several things as work done in the home and activities in the underground economy. In general, the GDP includes several items that in reality do not indicate ...
  • What Is A Nation
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    Essay 3: What is a Nation? A nation, as defined in Webster's Universal College Dictionary, is "a body of people, associated with a particular territory, that is sufficiently conscious of its unity to seek or to possess a government peculiarly its own." This definition is correct, but leaves so much unsaid. The word nation is actually derived from the Latin word nation that means birth. It represents the beginning of something. London had a miraculous "birth" in the year 0. This corresponds to th...
  • First Nation People And Justice In Canada
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    First Nation rights in North America have a history of being overlooked and exploited. The first law that exploited Native people in North America was the Royal Proclamation of 1763, which was designed by the British Crown to take the sovereignty and lands away from the First Nation peoples. This law knowingly violated two of the prevailing European principles of international justice. The Crown was setting itself up as the exclusive real estate agent for the vast First Nation lands in North Ame...
  • Nation Dedicated Great Dead
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    Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this contenant a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war testing weather that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting-place for those WHO HERE gave the lives that that nation might live. It is all to...
  • Football Super Prep
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    Widely regarded as the nation's top high school quarterback... a pocket passer with a strong arm and a quick release... also effective as a scrambler... has displayed strong leadership qualities... enrolled at Miami for the spring semester... described by his coach as 'a once in a lifetime type of player'... led Monte Vista to two consecutive North Coach Section 3 A East Bay championships... passed for 2, 825 yards and 37 touchdowns in 2002 while completing 61 percent (167 of 282) of his passes...
  • Islam Nation Traditional Members
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    The Un Islamic Nation of Islam The mention of the Nation of Islam will undoubtedly cause an immense number of responses in any situation. To some, this organization symbolizes blatant racism. To others, it is seen as a savior of the black community. Regardless of ones opinion of the Nation, though, the differences between Al-Islam (traditional Islam) and the beliefs of the Nation cannot be denied. The Nation of Islam is a social movement. This social movement is undoubtedly rooted in religion, ...
  • Gay Marriage Separation Of Church And State
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    Gay Marriage and Constitutional Rights... and separation of church and state'I believe marriage is between a man and a woman, and I think we ought to codify that one way or another,' President Bush said (Hinojosa). From 2003 until present, gay marriage has been a hot issue nation wide. Debates rage on the sanctity of marriage and constitutional equal rights. Though many states have already decided on this issue it has yet to be resolved federally. Is it right to deny rights because of gender? Th...
  • Effects Of These Features Effect Rain Nation
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    Geographic Features of A Region Has Important Effects on Development The geographic features of a nation or region have an important effect on the development of that nation or region. This effect is apparent in many in cases such geographic features as Japan being a group of islands or archipelago and the rain forest in Latin America. This essay will describe the effects of these features on there nation. Japan is a group of islands called an archipelago. This influences the development of Japa...
  • Passion For Equality Gettysburg Address
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    A Great Passion for Equality With America struggling in a state of Civil War, the nation's very core was being shaken. Abraham Lincoln, who was president during this period, realized this, and delivered one of his most historically renowned speeches, 'The Gettysburg Address'. This speech addresses many concerns for the nation as a whole. Through 'The Gettysburg Address', Lincoln clearly states his views on what the country once was, how it was during the time he was in, and what his hopes and dr...
  • Definition Of A Nation
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    "In an anthropological spirit, then, I propose the following definition of the nation: it is an imagined political community- and imagined as both inherently limited and sovereign (Anderson 1991). Philippines as a nation was born due to many sequence of events that happened throughout history, but one of the most important ones was the coming of the Spaniards to the islands. In the 1898 the Philippines nation was born out of the decision of the leaders and members of the rebellion. It was an ima...
  • State Vs Nation Common Society Nations
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    STATE VS. NATION State, as we know today is a political term, which could be define as an institution that organises and makes countries or nations being governed. We could add to this definition that state as institution is a need of society at a certain stage of development to control and to enforce society into a common will. The state has legitimated the use of force over a given territory to enforce laws. The state is founded on the power of its military. Therefore, a strong military is vi...
  • Nation Washington Country America
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    In 1796, president George Washington wrote a farewell address to speak to the nation before he retired. In this, he explained valid reasons to keep America an isolated as well as neutral country. It is clearly prominent that Washington's farewell adress was necessary. This is due to the fact that it gave the nation something to ponder as well as dwell upon. Washington's intent was for his adress was to serve as an itinerary for the future of our nation. This did not succeed. Although it would b...
  • Louis Farrakhan Nation Of Islam
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    American Experience Louis Farrakhan Louis Farrakhan is best known today as the head of the Nation of Islam. The Nation of Islam supports black independence along with some of the practices and beliefs of Islam religion. One of its main goals is for blacks to attain self-sufficiency in today's culture. Farrakhan has been criticized by some as a racist towards non-black races but others say he is a credit to all races. Farrakhan has sparked more criticism in recent years, particularly from the U. ...
  • Health Care Nation Japan Seeking
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    Creative Writing: Newly Independent Nation Seeks Advice From Other Nations. S. Period 424-Oct-96 A newly independent nation is seeking advice from other nations as it establishes its domestic policies on a variety of issues. Some of the nations and policies are Japan and there education system, Israel and, and England's health care system. The first area in which the nation is seeking advise is in the area of education. They are seeking advise from Japan. Japan puts much stress on its education...
  • Benedict Andersons Formulation Of The Nation
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    It was always difficult to determine nationalism. What is this? Is it simply a great love and devotion to the nation, or cultural and personal feeling of it? In his work, Benedict Anderson, examines the topic of nations and nationalism, and spreading of the imagined communities of nationality. Anderson determines a nation like an imagined political communities. He points that it is limited and sovereign from the very beginning. The author proves that nationality is imagined, based his arguments ...
  • 1930s Decade Essay Stock Market
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    1930's Decade Essay The 1930's was a decade of pain, loss, struggle, and eventually, a new beginning. Through the convictions of a money crisis which started the Great Depression of not only the Nation, but the World, many citizens lost everything proving that the Stock Market crash left the 1930's in full out pain and struggle. To escape the pressures of the Depression and unemployment, many turned to the likes of entertainment as a means of relief from the hardships and realities of an unrelen...
  • Carry Nation Amelia Moore
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    As America moved to the cities traditions were changed or altered. These alterations included womens interests and their challenge to Americas traditional values. One such woman was Carry Amelia Moore Nation. The daughter of George and Mary (Campbell) Moore, was born on November 25, 1846, in Garrard County, Kentucky. A formidable woman, nearly 6 feet tall and weighing 175 pounds, she dressed in stark black and white clothing. She was enrolled in Warrensburg Normal Institute and, after receiving...
  • The Nation Of Islam
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    Though the Nation of Islam's legacy attracts various critics and supporters, it played a key role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960 s. Targeting the black ghettos of northern American cities, the Nation of Islam reached out to this most detached class of urban society. Alienated from mainstream organizations of the Civil Rights Movement and more affluent members of black society, the Nation created a movement aimed to increase black unity. In cities like Chicago, the Nation used a message...
  • Tang Dynasty Individual Benefit Nation
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    To maintain a society in well-being is a hard and essential target to any government. And when governing a nation, the leader always meets the dilemma between overall and individual benefit. I think a nation should put its own overall success on the first place, but also should not look down the well-being of individual citizens. A nation is a union of all people, but not some people. It is firstly must protect the public benefit. Only a nation defend the majority benefit, can it be cold a democ...
  • Nation Changed One September
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    September eleventh, 2001 was a nightmare. September twelfth was a rude awakening to reality. Even now, there has not been a day that has gone by where someone hasn't stopped whatever they were doing and thought deeply about the nation's situation. It's simply amazing that a nation can endure such horror. Certainly no one, single, solitary person could withstand something of this extreme. And how could any other nation possibly hold together after an attack like this? It seems like a miracle, but...