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  • Boston Police Force
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    The Boston Police Strike In 1919, there was a general agreement that the Boston policemen had a great deal to complain about. They disliked their hours, working conditions and most importantly, their salary. After getting a raise in 1913, the policemen had asked for another raise in 1917 to compensate for the high wartime inflation. By the time the officers had finally received that raise, the buying power of that extra money had gone down so low that the policemen were still having problems mak...
  • Castro's Air Force
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    What was the Bay of Pigs fiasco The failure of the invasion of Cuba in April, 1961 by 1500 CIA-trained anti-Castro expatriates. This event is generally attributed to President Kennedy's loss of nerve at the critical moment, when he cancelled the air strikes which were supposed to incapacitate Castro's air force. As a result, more than a hundred men were killed, the rest surrendered, and Cuban refugees and exiles in America never forgave Kennedy for the event. Did President Kennedy take responsib...
  • General Strike Of 1926
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    Why did the General Strike of 1926 fail and what were the effects the strike had upon industrial relations in Britain? The General Strike of 1926 lasted only nine days and directly involved around 1.8 million workers. It was the short but ultimate outbreak of a much longer conflict in the mining industry, which lasted from the privatisation of the mines after the First World War until their renewed nationalisation after the Second. The roots of the General Strike in Britain, unlike in France or ...
  • Three Strikes Law
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    Is the "Three Strikes and You " re Out" law cruel and unusual punishment? Grady Kerr Criminal Law IIT&Th 8: 00 am 5/23/02 Research Paper The purpose of my research paper is to analyze how the "Three Strikes Law " helps to support our Constitution or violates it. I will discuss where the law came from and why we have it. I will also write about the positive and negative aspects of the law as a whole. I hope to be able to analyze the spirit of the law versus the letter of the law as it relates to ...
  • End Of The Strike
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    Sit-down is a historical non-fiction book. It depicts the events of the 1936-1937 strike at General Motors plants in Flint and around the country. The author of this book is Sidney Fine. In this report you will learn what Learned about the struggle between Corporations and the beginning of unionization. Sit-down is about the General Motors Sit-down strike of 1936-1937. This strike was mainly about the right for workers to represent themselves through collective bargaining. The union supporters w...
  • Bush Doctrine A Pre Emptive Strike
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    1. The author is showing that in the doctrine that President George Bush handed down there are flaws. These flaws may allow the most powerful nation or realm to impose their will as they see fit. 2. According to the Bush doctrine, a rogue state is a regime that brutalizes its own people, seeks to acquire weapons of mass destruction and expresses hatred of the US. 3. A pre-emptive strike is justified by the Bush administration as a legitimate form of self-defense. In the tradition of internationa...
  • Bail For Third Strike Offenders
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    Against Three Strikes By failing to report his change of address, Eric Barr fell victim to California's three strikes law and was sentenced to 25 years-to-life without the possibility of parole. Yes, Eric Barr broke the law and should be punished, but to send him to prison for the rest of his life for this offense is absurd. This penalty is excessive and disproportionate to the crime Eric committed. The three strikes law is a violation of the cruel and unusual punishment clause of the V Amendmen...

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