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Affirmative Action In The Employment Of Minorities
1,612 wordsBy: Thomas Blankenship E-mail: Affirmative Action Affirmative action is one of the more recent and popular civil rights policies that affect today's society. Affirmative action can be described as nothing more than a lower educational standard for minorities. It has become quite clear that affirmative action is unfair and unjust. However, in order to blend race, culture, and genders to create a stable and diverse society, someone has to give. How can this be justified? Is there a firm right or w...
Recent Reactions To Affirmative Action Plans
930 words... overturning Roe vs. Wade. ' (See Endnote #5) It is disturbing that the slow gains achieved by the women's movement are so volatile and endangered when conservative administrations gain a majority in government. To put the problem into perspective: a woman's right to have an abortion in this country did not come until 1973. Less than two decades later, the president of the United States is pushing to take that right away. It seems blatant that society is bent on putting women in their places....
Early Part Of 1915 The Armenians
480 wordsWhen the word genocide is perceived the thought of the Jewish holocaust is what usually comes to mind. Hitler's war against the Jewish population was well published and placed in the eyes of almost all. Yet what of the American genocide. These nations had fallen into the same hell on earth but no one spoke of the horrors that lurked in their everyday life. Before the genocide of 1915 more than 2 million Americans lived in Turkey today only about 60,000 still remain. Historical Armenia covered an...
Taliban Bomb Factory
788 wordsIn response to the September 11 attacks, the United States should declare war on the responsible group. As a nation, we should do only the actions that bring about the best consequences, and the best consequences would occur by bringing the responsible group to justice. In this case, killing the Taliban and its supporters is the right action because it produces the greatest amount of good. The theory that we should only do the actions that bring about the best consequences is a consequentialism ...
To Have And Have Not Harry Morgan
1,098 wordsEnglish 11 B 18 October, 2000 Book Report: To Have and Have Not Harry Morgan is the central character of Hemmingway's To Have and Have Not. Morgan plays the role of protagonist though he does not always act with "good" motives or goals. The book deals with the downfall of his life beginning with a murderous secret run from Cuba and ending in the bloody death of Morgan after suffering a gunshot to the stomach. 1. Appearance: Morgan is a rugged fisherman who spent his life doing various seafaring ...
Un's Avoided Action
760 words"The triumph of evil occurs when good men do nothing". This quote was said by the modern day political philosopher, Edmund Burke. This quote means that it is when good people don't take action that bad things are allowed to happen. This relates to the recent genocide in Rwanda, when the Hutus massacred the Tutsis over a period of 100 days in the summer of 1994. Three major ways in which good men did nothing is the UN's avoided action, the soldiers who abandoned the Tutsis, and the United States'...
Ending Of Affirmative Action
630 wordsWhen it comes to affirmative action I have mixed emotions and opinions. Although I hate what affirmative action does and what it represents I strongly support its continuance. I hate the fact that affirmative action defeats the ideal of awards such as jobs and college admissions going to those who deserve them. Providing the less qualified to get the job, while the better qualified is left in the cold for something that is not their fault. If all people are created equal, then shouldn t hiring s...
Affirmative Action For People Of Color
1,108 wordsAffricative Action Works AffirmativeAffrimative Action Works Essay, Research Paper Affirmative Action Works Affirmative Action is the name given to programs that try to correct past and ongoing discriminations against women, racial minorities, and others in the work force and in education. The principal goal of Affirmative Action is to create more diversity and equal opportunities in jobs or schools that used to be all or mostly male, white, or both. Affirmative Action programs have been in plac...
Baby Scream Baby
310 wordsThe Baby Scream BABY SCREAM The constant use of similar events while progressing to the different conclusions of the story demonstrates in "The Babysitter' human's lack of responsibility. The story initiates its narration by the arrival of the babysitter at 7: 40 and continues by the successions of events as the evening progresses. The course of actions by the babysitter and the other characters are all, initially, unfamiliar to the reader but as the evening progresses, the events start to repea...
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