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  • Slots In The State Of Maryland
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    The issue of legalizing slots and / or legalized gambling in the State of Maryland is a complex one, and one of great consequence to both the State's residents, and the future of the State itself. Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich's slots bill proposes that the State place a total of 15,500 slot machines or video poker machines in six different locations, three of which would be chosen from a pool of four Maryland racetracks. The racetracks that would be eligible to install slots or video poker m...
  • Strong Supporter Of The Tariff Of 1816
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    In 1816, soon after the end of the War of 1812, the British, who had failed to defeat the Americans in battle, attempted to shut down the newly formed American manufacturing business. They were sending over materials to the U.S. and extremely low prices in an effort to crate a stronghold over the U.S. These actions lead to the Tariff of 1816, which placed a 20-30% tax on all imported goods, in an attempt to protect U.S. industries. Strong debate arose over these issues in Congress, and strong le...
  • Capital Vital To The States Plans
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    The Centrally Planned Economy in the former Soviet Union Introduction In October of 1917, the world saw Lenin and the Bolsheviks take power in Russia, Lenin did not however have exact economic plans for Russia since Marx never provided a blueprint for a communist state and its economy. Marx saw society progress naturally through various stages of development (i.e. primitive society, slavery, feudalism, capitalism, socialism and eventually communism). Marx essentially provided a critique of capit...
  • Military State And The Industrial State
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    LIBERALISM: HERBERT SPENCER. The most extreme reflection of nineteenth-century individualism is to be found in the encyclopedic system of Herbert Spencer (1820-1903). Both his paternal and maternal ancestors were of a long English and French nonconformists, dissenters and rebels, and Spencer traces in his 'Autobiography' his 'conspicuous disregard' of political, religious, and social authority to the tradition of independence and dissent so long cherished by his family. Spencer's education was i...
  • New Inventions Of The Industrial Revolution
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    The Industrial Revolution was a time of great change. There were many improvements made such as the use of hand tools and other handmade items, to products which were mass produced by new machines. Workers became more productive, more items were manufactured, and prices dropped very low. All of these factors of the Industrial Revolution made items more available to the general public instead of just the rich and elite. During this time, the quality of life for Americans had greatly improved. Alo...

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