• People Of A Nation Share Documents
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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...
  • One Nation Under God
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    In order to describe the historical and dogmatic al development of Christianity and the Church, and consequently it's deviations, in the period from AD 30 to AD 313, we need to start with the description of the historical, political and social settings of the world that existed during the time of Jesus. During that time the Roman republic was ruling over almost the whole Mediterranean. As a liberal Empire it was tolerant towards the two great religions it was reigning over-Hellenism and Judaism....
  • Nation Of The Electoral College
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    A major conflict concerning the electoral college lingers in America. The Constitutional Convention created the college in 1789 in hopes that it would be an adequate system (MacBride 29). The electoral college consists of senators and representatives who cast their votes for the state they represent. Those who feel that the college should remain as it is believe that the American people are too uninformed about election issues to vote. The argument for the modification of the college maintains t...
  • Quest For Independence And Our Great Nation
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    North and South The United States of America, the great democratic experiment, was just that. Not since the great Greek culture had a government of, for, and by the people existed. The entire world felt, that on a large scale, democracy would inevitably lead to anarchy; our founding fathers were determined to prove them wrong. But as the political stand off with the British became a secession issue, a great issue split the future nation. Slavery, a southern necessity, both social and economic, t...
  • Moral Obligation For Every Wealthy Nation
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    Robbing the Rich to Give to the Poor Poverty has conquered nations around the world, striking the populations down through disease and starvation. Small children with sunken eyes are displayed on national television to remind those sitting in warm, luxiourious houses that living conditions are less than tolerable around the world. Though it is easy to empathize for the poor, it is sometimes harder to reach into our pocketbooks and support them. No one desires people to suffer, but do wealthy nat...
  • Injustice Upon First Nation People 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
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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 tog...
  • Number One Basketball Team In The Nation
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    Corruption: The act of corrupting or of impairing integrity, virtue, or moral principle; the state of being corrupted or debased; loss of purity or integrity; depravity; wickedness; impurity; bribery. In the film Blue Chips corruption overshadows true meaning of sports tournament. There are two challenging issues in the film dealing with money and morals. Bribery is used to save the athletic reputation of the university. A college basketball coach finds himself battling between his morals, integ...
  • Commercialism Of Our Nation's Public Education System
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    There is a large debate erupting within our nation's education system. Corporate America is invading our classrooms and campuses at an alarming rate. Corporate conglomerates such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nike, and US West are making their presence felt in the hallways, gyms and classrooms from grade schools to colleges. Should these companies be allowed to buy their way into the classroom The answer is no. Corporate restructuring of our educational systems is not the way to solve our schools funding...
  • Cherokee Indian Nation
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    Barbara Huston History 17 A Mrs. Sanchez September 05, 2005 Way The Cherokee have live through good time and some bad time The American Indian History of the United States is always associated with the Cherokee Indian nation. The Cherokee's were by far the largest and most advanced of the tribes. This man was Hernando de Soto was the first European explorer to come into contact with the Cherokees, when he arrived in their territory in 1540. Then he went and came in contact with Native Americans ...
  • Nation's Raw Materials
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    On a cold winter morning a group of colonists stood on the corner of downtown Philadelphia crossroads. With frostbitten noses and wind-burnt cheeks, the frozen crowd awaited anxiously for the newest edition of Benjamin Franklin's newspaper and the current essay of Silence Dogood. The comedy and satire of each month's essay was allowing the colonists a new way of thinking about their lives. Today's story was about a man who justified eating fish, because the fish he ate had eaten a smaller fish. ...
  • Place Within The Nation State
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    Nationalism: The Cause of World War I In the rising part of the 20th century many issues come to mind, when it comes to what was the cause of WWI. Nationalism can be described as one's pride in their county or state. Loyalty was important in the early 20th century and that is why Nationalism was the cause of WWI. During the early part of the 20th century the idealism of being an independent country was becoming a frequent activity. The annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina by Austria-Hungary fuel...
  • Power And Dominion Of A Nation
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    Imperialism in America: A world power emerges American imperialism seems at first to be an oxymoron. After all, when this country was established, it was done so by a group of people fleeing the imperialistic oppression of their own homeland. These people had a dream of creating a place where a man could live for himself, free of the subjugation of his government or any other coercive force. This seemed like a relatively simple dream to fulfill at the time, when America was new and lacking the c...
  • Malcolm's Time In The Nation Of Islam
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    The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told by Alex Haley is about a man who changed the history of America. Malcolm (Little) X preached what he believed about racism, discrimination, and segregation. He went through many changes in his fight for equality. The three transformations that really changed the way Malcolm thought and preached where his transformation in prison, his transformation into the Islamic religion (following Elijah Muhammad), and the biggest transformation of all, his pilgrimage t...
  • Hip Hop Nation Language
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    The Introduction Hip hop as a ding an sich is marked by some confusion. Consider the name; is it 'hip hop,' 'hip-hop' or 'hiphop'? You will see all three used in titles in this bibliography. Hip hop is, at the same time, a cultural phenomenon that developed in the late 70's in the projects in Brooklyn and the Bronx, and a musical style from that phenomenon. Nevertheless, hip hop has become a pervasive element of popular culture, as witnessed by this bibliography. There are hip hop exercise video...
  • Nation State In Conclusion Scotland
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    Abstract The concept of a nation state has only emerged over the last couple of centuries, before this point less advanced and coherent states managed the affairs of the populous. The nation state is the overlapping of two separate features. The nation is the identity that individuals relate to within the society. This can exist on its own, as all that is needed is a person to feel that they have a connection with others on no more than shared belonging. The state is used to take national feelin...
  • Annual Labour Of Every Nation
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    AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OFTHE WEALTH OF NATIONS. by Adam Smith INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK. The annual labour of every nation is the fund which originally supplies it with all the necessaries and conveniencies of life which it annually consumes, and which consist always either in the immediate produce of that labour, or in what is purchased with that produce from other nations. According, therefore, as this produce, or what is purchased with it, bears a greater or smaller pro...
  • Difference Between The Nation And Traditional Islam
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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, a...
  • Fast Food Nation Eric Schlosser
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    Fast Food Nation Eric Schlosser is the author who has written about the fast food industry and he presents many of his findings in the book "Fast Food Nation". However, his book is not merely an expose of the fast food industry but is even more a consideration of how the fast food industry has shaped and defined American society in America and for other nations as America exports its fast food culture to others. Schlosser describes a great deal of American culture to the fast food mentality, and...
  • Dust Of A Nation Red Dust
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    Dust of a nation Red Dust: A Path Through China Ma JianChatto & Wind us 12, pp 324 On 18 August 1983 the Chinese poet and painter Ma Jian turns 30. His ex-wife has just pronounced him a political criminal and forbidden him to see his daughter. His girlfriend has taken up with a convict and betrayed him to the police. His painting is no good: 'Not one of his paintings,' notes a colleague, 'conveys the joy and excitement of life under the Four Modernisation's. ' He has long hair and wears denim. T...
  • Small Nation Like Australia
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    Immigration Australia should increase its migrant intake. Immigration is an asset to any country. It encourages economic growth, reduces unemployment, and creates more cultural diversity and understanding of different nations. It benefits population growth, especially for a small nation, like Australia. As a result of the First settlement in 1788, Australia started advancing rapidly, and in 200 years it has come a long way. However, Australia is a young country and it must be looked after. Migra...
  • Nation's Money Supply And Help Credit
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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Monetary policy is the plan to expand or contract the money supply in order to influence the cost and availability of credit. Fiscal policy is another tool for the government basically spending and taxing, or borrowing money. Throughout this essay I will be writing about these two policies. I will be basically comparing and contrasting them. Monetary policy is more along the lines to help the nation's money supply and help credit so the economy can gain certain things....
  • Australia's Relationship With The Nation
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    Australia as a developed country has sought to foster successful relationships with other such countries with like-minded interests. In times of war and uncertainty, these relationships would render assistance to each other and various treaties and alliances emphasised this obligation and sense of loyalty to the other country. Post World War II Australia established itself as a nation that was bi-partisan by not seeking special relationships with other countries and furthering the cause of other...
  • China The Most Favored Nation Trade Status
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    Should the US grant China the Most Favored Nation Trade Status Introduction Respect for human rights should condition the forming relation of the US. For this reason, the US government should not grant China the Most Favored Nation trade status. In the following policy memorandum I ll explain the criterion used to make this particular recomendation. Human Rights Violations in China According to William Clinton's lineage policy, human rights violations will be an obstacle for granting China the M...
  • Film Birth Of A Nation
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    Birth of A Nation: Art or Propaganda Mankind, engaging in war, driven by whatever instincts guide him, seeks to keep the defeats and victories of battle in his memory and on his conscience. To accomplish this men have used paint and canvas, ink and paper, or instrument and song in their effort to communicate the tragedy and glory of war. Never, before the career of D.W. Griffith had anyone attempted to bring the subject to film. The result of his efforts, weaknesses aside, mark a change in attit...
  • Cherokee Nation And Infuriated President Jackson
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    The Cherokee Victory The Cherokee Indians, the most cooperative and accommodating to the political institutions of the united states, suffered the worst fate of all Native Americans when voluntarily or forcibly moved west. In 1827 the Cherokees attempted to claim themselves as an independent nation within the state of Georgia. When the legislature of the state extended jurisdiction over this 'nation,' the Cherokees sought legal actions, not subject to Georgia laws and petitioned the United State...
  • Nation's Economic Growth
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    John F. Kennedy was president during this time period and we were under Democratic leadership. Kennedy's first year in office brought him considerable success in enacting new legislation. Congress passed a major housing bill, a law increasing the minimum wage, and a bill granting federal aid to economically depressed areas of the United States. The most original piece of legislation Kennedy put through Congress was the bill creating the Peace Corps, an agency that trained American volunteers to ...
  • Nation's Commitment To Freedom Of Expression
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    "One man's vulgarity is another's lyric". Justice John M. Harlan, Cohen vs. California (1971) It is probably no accident that freedom of speech is the first freedom mentioned in the First Amendment: "Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances". The Constitution's framers believed that freedom of inquiry and liberty of expression were the hallmarks of a democrati...
  • Christians Our Nation
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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...
  • Nation State Of Israel
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    Anthony D. Smith who wrote "National Identity and Myths of Ethnic Descent" discussed how myths are formed and how they can lead to the ethnic regeneration within a group of people. He associated his ideas on ethnic regeneration with the countries of Turkey, Greece, England, France, and Israel. His ideas clearly outlined the steps that are taken to regenerate when people are influence by myths created sometimes thousands of years ago in such cases as seen by Jews. There were eight steps which all...
  • Americans Relationship With His Nation
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    An American is one who is either a European or a descendant of one. In the early 1600's, the Puritans left England in hope of a better government, a reformed society, and for improved living conditions. The Puritans were in search of religious freedom and to start a new religion completely deviant from the one in England. According to John Winthrop, man has to love his neighbors and care for them in order to build the perfect society. An American is one who fights for his beliefs, displays consa...
  • Third World Nation Of Venezuela
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    THE THIRD WORLD NATION OF VENEZUELA Venezuela, officially Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is the sixth largest country in South America, unique in landscape, flora, fauna, and wild life that rival the larger nations in South America. In fact, due to it's uniqueness, Venezuela is as much a Caribbean country as it is a South American one. Geography & Climate: Venezuela lies at the northern extreme of South America, bordered by Columbia to the West, Brazil to the South, Guyana to the East, and th...
  • New Confidence In France As A Nation
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    Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) was a military and political genius of historic proportions. As Emperor (self-proclaimed in 1804), he established a strong central administration and code of law, consolidating and institutionalizing many of the reforms of the French Revolution. More so than any former ruler, including Louis XVI, Maximilien Robespierre or the Directory, Napoleon brought stability where financial, political, and social turmoil had previously reigned. War had plunged the country into...
  • Certain Economic Relations With A Nation
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    The United States has been a super power for many years now. Will they continue to be so Part of this reason is that since gaining world leadership it has had an enormous impact in trading affairs. To determine foreign policy factions with the most influence around contribute to determining what goes where as they are involved in business and moneymaking. Out of these are trade groups being the most important. The nations partial success has been due to the fact that it preferably trades with th...
  • Free And United Nation
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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...
  • High Wealth Of The Nation
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    Throughout the world, there is a dramatic difference in the wealth of nations. Twenty eight percent of the entire worlds population controls eighty percent of the worlds wealth, leaving the remaining twenty percent of wealth to be divided among the remaining seventy two percent of the population. Since the wealth of a nation is comprised of several different aspects, it can be determined why certain nations in the world have larger amounts of wealth than other nations. The amount of wealth of a ...
  • Interference By A Stronger 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...
  • America A Nation Of Immigrants
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    The Real Issue Behind the Immigration Debate By Ken MasugiPosted March 6, 2003 The controversy over immigration, exacerbated and perhaps clarified by September 11, has typically overlooked the political purpose of immigration: to supply citizens who will cherish and uphold the American Founding principles of equality and liberty, of government by consent and the rule of law. Founding a new nation and then perpetuating it are the two greatest challenges of statesmen. Part of that task of perpetua...
  • Following Definition Of The 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...
  • Concepts Of Nation State And City State
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    The emergence of the State system The evolution of the state system has marked various significant events in the history of mankind. These episodes and years of war and battle for supremacy, freedom, religion and pride have caused many lives to be lost for the price of having realized the genuine type of a state. Nation and state are two concepts that are very confusing and sometimes both concepts are mistakenly perceived as having the same meaning. It is therefore necessary to provide a good de...