Politics Essays

Humans are curious by nature
Humans are curious by nature Humans are curious, like the monkeys we use to be I suppose. By nature have always been fascinated by the past. Many feel that unlocking our past can open doors to the future. Our history is brief in comparison with that of the earth, but yet no claims can be made that we are close to understanding our own human existence, or the roads we took in the past which led us to where we are today. In that light it would be foolish that we could hope to understand wh...

Hummurabis code
Hummurabis code By: Ksenya E-mail: kk26@acsu.buffalo.edu History is the past, which for the most part can not be scientificately proven. The real; goal of History is to rediscover past. A dramatic error happens when past is rediscovered from our own bias that is from the way we see it. Even certain artifacts and works pf literature that we have left from earlier civilizations can be interpreted in several different ways, or misinterpreted to a certain extend or entirely. Usually interp...

How much power should the fede
How much power should the fede How much power should the federal government posses? The government is responsible for creating beneficial laws for its citizens, but many times over-steps its bounds. In trying to make laws to protect health and well-being, the government takes away from its citizens freedom and rights as competent adults. The governement does have its responsibilities, such as dealing with foreign affairs, however, every time the government makes decisions for us we creep...

How secondhand smoking affects
How secondhand smoking affects How Secondhand Smoking Affects Us As most of you know, smoking is bad for your health, but what some of you might not know is that you don�t actually have to smoke to be harmed by smoking. Lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women, is mainly caused by cigarette smoking. Secondhand smoking causes approximately 2 percent of lung cancer deaths each year. It causes respiratory disease, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), mid...

Human Awareness Essay on Cloni
Human Awareness Essay on Cloni Human Awareness Essay on Cloning There are many controversial topics around the world today, and some of them include such topics as abortion, drugs, the death penalty, alcohol, guns, and now even cloning. Surrounding these issues we can find differing opinions, and positions in how people feel about such topics in our community. Many of these arguments, can be narrowed down to two different views, there are those who put forward their own individual point...

Human Cloning Should it be ba
Human Cloning- Should it be ba Cloning Humans Cloning already happens by accident, not particularly often, but often enough that we all know examples. Identical twins are true clones of each other, with the same genes. So, the new discovery just announced from Edinburgh can't be all that radical in its moral and ethical implications. Heaven's foundations don't quiver every time a pair of identical twins is born. Nevertheless, two bees seem to be buzzing around in public bonnets. Firs...

How Can I end Violence in my S
How Can I end Violence in my S By: Anonymous E-mail: HollyJacks@hotmail.com How Can I Help To End Violence In My School? Being from High School, I have not had the disadvantage of growing up in a violent school system. Although the school systems are quite calm, there is an occasional fight or argument. I believe that there are ways I can contribute to the fight against this violence in my school and I am ready to begin trying. A simple way that I could prevent violence in my school is...

How Television Affects Society
How Television Affects Society How Television Effects Society.�The only activities Americans spend more time doing than watching television are working and sleeping.� With this in mind, it is understood that television plays a major role in the statistical majority of most Americans. Society reflects what is shown on television in a multitude of various areas. Three of the major areas in which television affects us are in behavior, moral values, and social standards. All throughout life,...

How The Canadian Economy Is De
How The Canadian Economy Is De The Canadian economy is determined largely by the United States economy threw the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The North American Free Trade Agreement was an agreement that came into effect on January 1,1995 which involves Mexico, Canada and the United States of America. This agreement is said to produce 1 billion to 3 billion dollar gains in each country. NAFTA ensures that a certain amount of goods produce...

How The Simpsons Affects Kids
How The Simpsons Affects Kids The Simpsons is one of Americas most popular television shows. It ranks as the number one television program for viewers under eighteen years of age. However, the ideals that The Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even in good taste. It is inevitable that The Simpsons is affecting children. Matt Groening took up drawing to escape from his troubles in 1977. At the time, Groening was working for the L.A. Reader, a free weekly newspaper. He...

How can drug trafficking be co
How can drug trafficking be co How can drug trafficking be controlled? The Drug Enforcement Agency has tried to limit the drug trafficking problem coming from countries south of the U.S. Also many other law enforcement agencies. The southern hemisphere has given the U.S. a really hard time with the international drug trade. Where do drugs come from? Most of the marijuana Smuggling routes that come into the United States comes from the south. Columbia is one of the main contributor...

Housing Discrimination and Hou
Housing Discrimination and Hou As we look back at the history of the United States, one of our worst legacies is our poor treatment of minorities. In our country's earliest years we were importing and selling blacks into slavery, an issue that tore our country in two. Yet through trying and often tragic efforts, minority leaders have elevated the legal status of blacks. With the passing of the Civil Rights Act early this century, the 1968 signing of the Fair Housing Act, and the recent enact...

Housing problem
Housing problem By: bubbles E-mail: bubbles@alwaysgolfing.com Many economists argue that market solutions are more efficient than government agencies in providing services even when it comes to �merit goods�. In the discussion of housing problem, I would disagree with the economist�s view. Housing is a very complicate issue that I believe it will work the best by the cooperation of market and government agencies. The Canadian government has worked for many years on the housing is...

How Affirmative Action Effects
How Affirmative Action Effects The roots of affirmative action can be traced back to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act where legislation redefined public and private behavior. The act states that to discriminate in private is legal, but anything regarding business or public discrimination is illegal ("Affirmative" 13). There are two instances when opposing affirmative action might seem the wrong thing to do. Even these two cases don't justify the use of affirmative action. First is th...

How America should react to ho
How America should react to ho By: lena Peschmann E-mail: kpe@pacbell.net How America should react to homosexuals Many experts agree that homosexuality has existed as long as human beings themselves, although the attitude towards them has undergone dramatic changes in some countries. Accepted by many societies during Greek and Roman era, most of the time homosexuals were considered to be sinners against nature and even criminals. In Medieval and modern periods homosexuals were prosecut...

Homosexual Adoptions
Homosexual Adoptions Should homosexual couples be allowed to adopt children? The question concerning gay couples adopting children has become major problem in our society. This has become more of a political issue than a moral issue. If the question is looked at morally instead of politically then there would be no question at all. Gay couples should be in no way allowed to adopt children. There are several reasons why gay couples should not be able to adopt children. People look at th...

Homosexual education
Homosexual education By: jason Teaching sex education in public schools alone has become a very controversial subject with some parents and other community members. So one can only imagine the reaction to teaching about homosexual lifestyles as part of the sex education program. There are basically two different views on the subject of homosexuality. Some people are perfectly okay with it, while others cringe at the thought. Many parents would be highly upset if their child came home f...

Homosexuality is wrong
Homosexuality is wrong Scriptures from King James version - The Holy Bible I don't understand how anyone believing in God can accept homosexuality as a normal way of life. In Chapter 19 of Genesis, two angels were sent to get Lot (a Godly man) and his family out of the city of Sodom. God was going to destroy the city because it was it was inhabited by all homosexuals. The angels in the form of men stayed at Lot's house that night and a band of homosexuals demanded that Lot send the tw...

Homosexuality
Homosexuality Homosexuality is being hotly debated today in church and society. When the case is made for the legitimacy of same-sex love, critics rush in with three main defenses. (1) It is contrary to nature. (2) It is condemned in Scripture. (3) Its acceptance would ruin society. The most interesting thing about these three arguments is that they have been used in the past to defend what is now universally regarded as evil. In American history, slavery, segregation, and the denial...

Homeless
Homeless What has been done to decrease the problem? One of the largest growing concerns in Toronto is the constantly increasing number of citizens who are finding themselves living on the streets. With the decrease in the number of available jobs, the population of homeless people has literally boomed. My questions are not as simple to answer as they may appear. Why is a large portion of our community forced to live on the streets? What has be done to decrease the problem? These are the que...

Homelessness
Homelessness By: sara E-mail: ssoda27@hotmail.com �Over the past year, over two million men, women, and children were homeless� in America. (NLCHP) Homeless people face an intense struggle just to stay alive despite the fact that society turns its head from the problem. The government makes laws that discriminate against homeless people, which make it, illegal for them to survive. The mistreatment of homeless people is an issue that is often ignored in our community. When you see a...

Homeschooling
Homeschooling Before the beginning of American public schools in the mid-19th century, home schooling was the norm. Founding father John Adams encouraged his spouse to educate their children while he was on diplomatic missions (Clark, 1994). By the 1840's instruction books for the home were becoming popular in the United States and Britain. The difficulty of traveling to the system of community schools was provoking detractors. At this time, most of the country began moving toward pu...

Homlessness and Education
Homlessness and Education Homlessness and Education In the two studies I reviewed, both pertained to school aged homeless children. Both studies were conducted to determine the need for a better education for these children. The first study I reviewed was called, Sheltered homeless children: Their eligibility and unmet need for special education evaluations. This study focused on the exploration of unmet need of special education evaluations for homeless children in Los Angeles, C...

History
History Relationship Between Civil Rights Movement and Feminist Agenda In this Essay I will examine relationship between Civil Rights Movement and how the feminist agenda of second wave feminism. Furthermore, I will explain how women shaped the Civil Rights Movement, and also how they redefined their own feminism because of the ways in which they interacted with the movement. In 1952, the separate but equal laws were once again challenged in the case of Brown vs. the Board of Educ...

Home school or School house
Home school or School house Schoolhouse or Home School? What do George Washington and the Hanson brothers have in common? Do you give up? Well, the answer is that both of them were educated in their homes. Queen Elizabeth, Thomas Edison, and Theodore Roosevelt were also educated at home. According to the Home Education Research Institute, 1.5 million students are staying home for class today. This number is five times more than ten years ago (Kantrow and Wingert 66). This trend leads t...