• Management Of The Blm's Public Lands System
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    Management of the BLM's Public Lands System The government has control of over one-third of the nation's land, and 398 million acres of that is controlled by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM 6). This land hold a wide diversity of resources, from timber, and grazing lands found on the surface to a mass of oil, natural gas, and minerals laying below the earth. The history of these lands is hardly a dull story, because it is the story of the taming of the "Wild West." Should the BLM though, still...
  • Louisiana Purchase United States
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    Several great American Statesmen were pivotal in shaping and molding the government of the United States. History has since forgotten some of these founding fathers. The ones remembered throughout history are those we hold up for their accomplishments. Thomas Jefferson is one of the American Statesmen that stands out from the rest as being one of the greatest contributors to our present form of government. Historian Robert Tucker described Jefferson's life as being a paradox. He was a slave hol...
  • Specific Actions To Reduce The National Debt
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    . Introduction Did you know that the last time the United States of America spent within their budget was 1969. Since then, our country has spent more money each year than it has collected in revenues. The difference, the money that must be borrowed to bridge this gap annually, is called the budget deficit. The amount of money over the use over the years to finance our deficit is know as the National Debt. The National Debt increases by approximately one billion dollars every working day. Our d...
  • The United States Government
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    U. S. Government (History) The United States Government collection of short reports all dealing with the United States Government. William Jefferson Clinton William Jefferson Clinton was born on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas. His father, William J. Blythe III was killed in an automobile collision just two months before William's birth. At age four, William Jefferson Blythe IV was legally adopted by his mothers second husband, Roger Clinton, making him William Jefferson Clinton. At age 22 W...
  • Computer Ethic United States
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    Introduction Legality, piracy, ethics, effects, moral dilemmas, motives, age, involvement, types - encryption are all main issues in Computer Crimes in todays world. How do we determine someone fate Computer crime has become such a hot topic in the media since the middle of the 1980's. By now most of us would have probably recognize the names of some of the prominent "hackers" such as Kevin Mitnick or Robert Morris, which I will touch upon their crimes. These hackers or more appropriately "crack...
  • Borders Central America
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    Borders are concepts which encompass and exclude. They exist everywhere. Some are literal visible physical lines whereas others go beyond sight and exist in terms of characteristics such as monetary wealth, or even humanity. Over time these boundaries are redefined and in turn change the flow of daily life for the individuals they effect. In many cases it is the powerful governments which are in control of the pen which outline these symbolic and physical lines. However as history can prove even...
  • Hawaiian Revolution United States
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    In the middle of the the nineteenth century, the Hawaiian Kingdom was a sovereign nation. the Kingdom had a monarchy that dated back to the English explorer Captain Cook's arrival in the eighteenth century. By the end of the century United States influence would continue to grow, from American influence within the kingdom to active involvement in the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of a new government. The role that the United States played was critical to the study of history du...
  • Until All The Men Are Back
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    Until All The Men Are Back " Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Does he not leave the ninety-nine in the open country and goes after the lost sheep until he finds it? 'And, when he finds it, he puts it on his shoulders and goes home. 'Then he calls [everyone] and says, 'Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep''; (Jesus Christ: Luke 15: 4-6). For some thirty years, two thousand four hundred thirteen (2, 413) souls have been crying out for freedom, but they are waiti...
  • 1956 Counter Revolution In Hungary
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    1956: Counter-revolution in Hungary. Following the death of Josef Stalin in 1953, the harsh policies he implemented in not only the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, but also its many satellite nations began to break down. There was a movement to distance all of the socialist nations from Stalin? s sadistic rule. In the Peoples? Republic of Hungary, there was much disillusionment with this Stalinist absolutism (Felkay 50). This disillusionment with the Soviet ideal of socialism lead the peopl...
  • Social Security Benefits Workers Government
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    Economics: The American Government Most of the problems of the United states are related to the economy. One of the major issues facing the country today is social security. The United States was one of the last major industrialized nations to establish a social security system. In 1911, Wisconsin passed the first state workers compensation law to be held constitutional. At that time, most Americans believed the government should not have to care for the aged, disabled or needy. But such attitud...
  • American Government Economics Social Security
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    American Government-Economics Most of the problems of the United states are related to the economy. One of the major issues facing the country today is social security. The United States was one of the last major industrialized nations to establish a social securitysystem. In 1911, Wisconsin passed the first state workers compensation law to be held constitutional. At that time, most Americans believed the government should not have to care for the aged, disabled or needy. But such attitudes cha...
  • Pacifism And Conscientious Objection
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    During the 20 th century America has been involved in many conflicts that have led to war or the taking up of arms against other humans and nations. Although the vast majority of Americans have blindly accepted these actions throughout the century, more and more people are seeing war as morally wrong. Reasons for this epiphany are based off of a variety of things and encompass many other aspects related to war and killing examples include: due to moral and ethical principles, objection to war du...
  • Welfare United States
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    Welfare Welfare, it is on just about everyone's mind, whether it is Medicare or the AFDC. Some believe there is too much and others think there is too little. As the years go by, the need for welfare reform increases. President Clinton had pledged in his 1992 campaign to 'end welfare as we know it'. Only time will tell by what extremes welfare will change. As technology continues to increase and jobs continue to go overseas, the United States must decide what direction the welfare system should ...
  • Indian Genocide United States
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    Indian Genocide The United States government used military force to follow a policy of genocide toward the Native Americans. Politically, the policies of removal, concentration, and assimilation caused the death of thousands of Native Americans. Economically, the United States government used military force whenever any valuable resource was discovered on Indian Land. Socially, the near extermination of the Buffalo caused starvation and death among the tribes. The evidence clearly indicates that...
  • Native American Schooling School Indian Schools
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    Native Schooling For many years Native American people have been discriminated against in the United States as well as in the Public School system. Beginning with the common-school movement of the 1830 s and 1840 s, which attempted to stop the flow toward a more diverse society, the school systems have continued to be geared exclusively toward WASPS (White Anglo-Saxon Protestants). Native Americans have been forced to abandon their culture and conform to our "American" ways (Rothenberg, 1998, pp...
  • The Removal Of The Cherokee
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    The Removal of the Cherokee The tragedy of the Cherokee nation has haunted the legacy of Andrew Jackson'''s Presidency. The events that transpired after the implementation of his Indian policy are indeed heinous and continually pose questions of morality for all generations. Ancient Native American tribes were forced from their ancestral homes in an effort to increase the aggressive expansion of white settlers during the early years of the United States. The most notable removal came after the I...
  • The Kennedy Conspiracy United States
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    The Kennedy Conspiracy The assassination of President John F. Kennedy has posed, probably the greatest unsolved murder mystery of our time. Most Americans are very suspicious of the explanation that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the murder. The many questions surrounding the number of shots, the firing sequence, the shooter's locations and the number of assassins have puzzled Americans over the last four decades. I believe that on November 22, 1963, John Kennedy was assassinated, as part of a...
  • When Society Is Too Equal
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    When Society is too Equal W. H. Auden's poem entitled "The Unknown Citizen" and Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.'s short story entitled "Harrison Bergeron" is a portrayal of a conflict between individualism and government control. Auden's "The Unknown Citizen" is a government's view of the perfect modern man in an unrealistic society. Similarly, Vonnegut presents in "Harrison Bergeron" a scary and destructive view of the United States government in the future where all citizens are uniform. In both "The Unkno...
  • U S Foreign Policy In Afghanistan
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    Prior to September 11 th many Americans did not know where the country of Afghanistan was or the significance of the now demolished Taliban regime that was ruling it. Ironically Afghanistan, a mountainous country located in the heart of Central Asia, has been a main focus of the United States government since the Soviet invasion. Ever since then, the United States has been funding fundamentalism in the region, either through Saudi Arabia or Pakistan, in order to keep it under c...
  • United State Government People System
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    The United States of America, the land of the free, the land of opportunity, the wealthiest country in the world, a country that half the modern world is modeled after. Our President in referred to as the "Leader of the free world." Thousands of people come to this country every year learning about our country in hopes of becoming a citizen. We have what some say the greatest form of government know to this world, a representative democracy, formed by "We the People... ." The government of the U...