• Korean People Korea Japanese Japan
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    Did Japan modernize or Korea? Scholars have debated this question with vigor throughout this century. I do not believe the answer is so black and white. While looking at the history of the colonization, evidence of both should appear. The word colonization alone generally means to move into another people's land and exploit resources. However, positive results can appear during a negative situation. Regardless of what point of view an individual takes, there is no doubt that Japan has dramatical...
  • Economic History British Investment
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    During the nineteenth century Great Britain was one the major foreign lenders of capital to countries in Europe, Asia, and Americas. While in the late 1820 s most of the British investments were concentrated in the North America, in 1860-1870 Empire countries became the major recipient of British capital. India was the most absorbing region of British funds, there Britain invested 95 m. in railways between 1845 and 1875. After 1870 about one half of British investments concentrated in Empire cou...
  • Issues Involving The Drinking Age
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    ... s that alcohol is a grown-up fixation. Young adults constantly tend to have the need to be "all grown up" and they have been proven to do things such as smoking. So it doesn't come to any surprise that young adults would also drink alcohol to feel more mature and to leave their adolescence behind. Take a look at foreign countries such as Italy and France, which have very few alcohol restrictions at all. Children learn from young ages that drinking alcohol such as wine and champagne is an oka...
  • Supreme Court President Congress Federal
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    The basis of our government was realized by Lord Acton, a British historian when he wrote, "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." He knew that if any one person or group ran a country, they would soon become power crazed and lose the respect and support of its citizens. This is the reason why our forefathers came up with a system of checks and balances to ensure that no one group could control the entire government. Lord Acton was not the first to believe in a separate...
  • Globalization Comparative Advantage
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    The Most Important Thing I Have Learned in this Class that Every Globalization Advocate Should Know The globalization of the marketplace is one of the most highly debated arguments in the field of Economics today. There are many sides to this particular argument. Economists' opinions on the subject vary about as much as night and day. The arguments range form absolute free international trade to hardly any international trade at all. In this essay, I will try to detail some of the most important...
  • Software Piracy Copyright Law
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    A Worldwide Problem Software piracy is defined as the illegal copying of software for commercial or personal gain. Software companies have tried many methods to prevent piracy, with varying degrees of success. Several agencies like the Software Publishers Association and the Business Software Alliance have been formed to combat both worldwide and domestic piracy. Software piracy is an unresolved, worldwide problem, costing millions of dollars in lost revenue. Software companies have used many di...
  • Financial Aid For The Poor Citizens Of Foreign Nations
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    President George Bush's new foreign policy and establishment of the Millennium Challenge Account is the best solution possible for dealing with the problem of financial need of other poverty stricken countries. Across the world there are many countries which do not have such prosperous economies as we do. For many years, America has been loaning money to these countries for them to use, to try to bring up their economy. However, corruption of foreign leaders, and other factors have caused this m...
  • Internet Censorship United States
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    Should it be illegal to publish literature with "indecent' content on the Internet but perfectly legal to publish that same work in print? This question has spawned the debate over Internet censorship, which is currently raging in the United States Congress as well as in other political forums around the world. The question as to whether the Internet should be censored will continue to be debated for many years to come. As with any political topic, the debate over Internet censorship has its ext...