• Political Views Of Federalists And Republicans
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    The political views of the federalist and the republicans towards the government of the United States of America were different. The republicans stressed equality of rights among citizens allowing people to govern themselves. The federalists believed in a stronger government one in which was sovereign and had superior power over the local governments. The republicans view almost always proved to be a disaster but the republicans believed that if a republican government could succeed anywhere, it...
  • Homosexual Marriages Marriage Rights Sex
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    Itani 1 Homosexual Marriages Homosexuals should be allowed to marry because the disallowance of it violates their constitutional rights. Marriage is an institution long recognized by our government under the right to pursue happiness, and denying that right to any couple, regardless of gender, is unconstitutional. This argument, though, is not disputed. In fact, none of the arguments raised in opposition to the allowance of homosexual marriages takes into account the constitutional rights afford...
  • Working Out Body Person Weight
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    Working out A person s body is a remarkable thing. It conditions itself to suit its environment. A farmer who hauls hay in a field has a strong, lean body build. A person who sits and eats all day has a more relaxed and lazy body build. A body becomes complacent with the amount of exertion it is forced to undergo. Increasing this exertion does many things for the body. Working out can help a person gain strength, lose weight, and improve their confidence. Lifting weights and a cardio workout in...
  • Lord Of The Flies The Stronger Of The Two
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    LORD OF THE FLIES The Stronger of the Two By Alana Rush In the book, Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, there are 2 main characters who become opposing leaders. Jack, the totalitarianism, and Ralph, the democrat. Jack is the stronger of the two, and the better leader for many reasons. He has control over the boys and makes sure that theyre enjoying themselves, Jack knows what is needed for survival and has all the skills necessary for a good leader. Jack is shown having a strong hand...
  • Imperialism Weaker Nation
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    Imperialism Whether for economic, nationalist, or humanitarian reasons, more powerful nations have often interfered with the affairs of weaker nations. These more powerful nations, including the United States, Britain, and several European countries, have in the past exploited less fortunate ones for resources, capital, and knowledge. Yet in return countries located in South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia have gained the technology and capital that, over a period of time and development, im...
  • Justice In Book I Of The Republic
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    The Republic of Plato begins in a similar fashion that many other Platonic dialogues begin, with that of a question. The conversation between Socrates and the aged Cephalus becomes a philosophical discussion of what advantages money has brought to Cephalus' life. Cephalus replies that money has allowed him 'to tell the truth and pay one's debts' (331 b). Nevertheless, Socrates believes this does not portray an accurate description of what justice is. The rest of the first book is a discussion of...
  • Teen Smoking Tobacco Products
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    Teen Smoking Stopping teens from smoking is a big challenge many communities face today. Many communities can only watch without action while local businesses continue to sell tobacco products to minors, even under risk of penalty of law. Recent studies show that a large percentage of teens today are getting their cigarettes from stores, mostly gas stations or convenience store. As teens continue to be able to buy their own cigarettes, more and more communities begin to impose stronger punishmen...
  • Shays Rebellion Country Stronger States
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    I believe that the states had all the rights to take the tools and properties of the farmers to pay off the farmer's debts. I think that the property was a kind of collateral for the money that the farmers borrowed for the ammunition. I do not think that Daniel Shays and his band of farmers had any right to rebel and close down the banks. I do think, however, that what he did was also a good thing. It made the states realize that a stronger central government was needed. It was used by importan...
  • Ellen Quote Grandmother House
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    Ellen Foster Essay The German philosopher, Nietzsche, once said Whatever doesnt kill you, makes you stronger. This quote is intimately connected to Ellens struggle to survive and find her way. This quote is very relevant to the novel because throughout the book Ellen comes across many hardships and has to find the courage and strength to overcome them. This is exactly what the quote is referring to, although Ellen lives a hard life and comes across many obstacles, she never gives up and in the e...
  • Becoming A Stronger Person
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    " Becoming a Stronger Person" I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a story about a Black female growing up in the American South during the 1930's and 40's. Maya Angelou, the narrator and author of this book, writes about growing up in a society filled with racism and hatred. From rape to racism, Maya Angelou has experienced an immense amount of hardships and grievances her whole life. Through these experiences, Maya learns the true meaning of courage, independence, and trust; she realizes that th...
  • Socrates Human Nature
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    "Because he was unjustly convicted, Socrates had no obligation to remain in prison." Socrates was convicted by a system of government where the people decided what was going to happen to him, a form of democracy. Since Socrates lived under this type of a government, he was accountable to any punishment that they saw fit. This type of government is chosen by the people, Socrates had the right to vote and whether or not he chose the people in charge directly or indirectly, the majority of his peer...
  • Comparative Essay On Athens And Sparta Society
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    Compare and contrast society in Athens and Sparta. Which was the stronger society? One of the greatest city states of all time was the city state of Athens from which we take many of our modern ways. Their government was a full democracy in which they had an assembly made of all male citizens over 25 years old, a council of five hundred who proposed laws to the assembly, a court, where there were no judges and the juries were very large, and archon's, which were nine people with the most pow...
  • Joan Of Arc France Voices Hundred
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    A heroine is a woman of distinguished courage or ability. She is admired for brave deeds and noble qualities. Joan of Arc was all this and more. Joan of Arc, also know as the Maid of Orleans, was born into a poverty stricken family in Dom remy, France, January 6 th, 1412 (The last 1/4 of the hundred years war). Joan was robust and was a cheerful person. Her dark brown hair surrounded her ladylike face. She rarely spoke but when she did she had a sweet sounding voice. Joan never learned to read ...
  • Justice Exemplified By Plato And Thucydides
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    Plato's Book I of The Republics presents three fundamental views on justice which are exemplified in Thucydides' On Justice, Power and Human Nature. Justice is illustrated as speaking the paying one's debts, helping one's friends and harming one's enemies, and the advantage of the stronger. In both their works, Plato and Thucydides write of the view that justice is honoring one's debts. In The Republics, Cephalus asserts that justice is "the truth and giving back what a man has taken from anothe...