Politics Essays

Themes
Themes By: Matt E-mail: mattopiela@hotmail.com The Various Themes in Wuthering Heights The Various Themes in Wuthering Heights In the novel "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bront�, many relevant themes were portrayed. In this essay, I will be discussing the five most poignant themes, which in my opinion are "Good versus Evil","Revenge", "Status & Education","Love" and "Selfishness". I feel that all these themes are equally important, and in the following paragraphs, I will attempt to dis...

There are too many people… wil
There are too many people� wil By: Chris E-mail: bakerhc@MFR.usmc.mil There are too many people� will we survive? Do you feel that we have the right to enjoy natural beauty? The right to decent, uncrowned shelter? The right to eat healthy food and drink pure water? To breathe clean air and avoid pesticide poisoning? Most people would say everyone has a right to all of these things, but in some areas of the world these rights are not being met. Overpopulation is becoming a bigger co...

To Clone or not to clone
To Clone or not to clone By: Ana E-mail: ana79@mail.com To Clone Or Not To Clone Cloning is an issue that has been evolving during time. At the begining, cloning was been researched and was described as something that was hard to reach. Even science fiction movies, such as Multiplicity, were produced about cloning. As the time went through, cloning became a reality. In 1996 "Dolly", the first mammal, a sheep was born. Dolly was created by Ian Wilmut, an embryologist of the Rosling insi...

To Kill a Killer
To Kill a Killer By: Anonymous TO KILL A KILLER A few of my friends and I once saw a bumper sticker that questioned, "Why do we kill people who kill people, to show that killing people is wrong?" Suddenly there was a wild riot of arguments between us. Even though on that day I was out numbered two to three, I was and today still am against the death penalty as a deterrent to crime. The death penalty is not an effective way to punish a criminal. Even states that use the death penalty se...

Tobacco and kids
Tobacco and kids Tobacco Ads Target Youth Everyday 3,000 children start smoking, most them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids account for 90 percent of all new smokers. In fact, 90 percent of all adult smokers said that they first lit up as teenagers (Roberts). These statistics clearly show that young people are the prime target in the tobacco wars. The cigarette manufacturers may deny it, but advertising and promotion play a vital part in making these facts a reality (...

The gap between the rich and t
The gap between the rich and t By: Tiberian Sunn E-mail: tiberian_sunn@hotmail.com The gap between rich and poor in the world today. In the world of 1995, there are still huge differeces between rich and poor, developed and less developed countries. But why? Who is to blame? What can we do about it? Many things have been tried out to solve these problems, but does it work? It seems bizarre, that we, modern, intelligent people, have not yet succeded to get rid of the differences between...

The legal drinking age
The legal drinking age By: Nikk Garcia E-mail: Jeepoffroader21@aol.com The Legal Drinking Age The legal drinking age is twenty-one years old. There is no justification for it to be that high. Many reasons support it being lowered. The legal drinking age in the in the United States should be changed to eighteen years old. At the age of eighteen, the government considers one an adult. One can go to war to fight and die for their country. How can a man be allowed to go aver seas to defend...

The lost art of typography
The lost art of typography By: John DeRosa E-mail: Joanna.Karbowska@Worldnet.Att.Net Neil Postman's Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business was published in 1985. The theories and concepts described in the book could easily apply to today's world. Postman goes to great detail in his book about the development of public discourse (verbal and written communication) over the centuries. He explains how the development and evolution of communication over man...

The right to Die
The right to Die By: Bobby E-mail: Ram1727@aol.com The subject of Euthanasia is a heated battle, in which lines have been drawn between warring social, religious and political groups. Many people want this controversial institution erased from the volumes of lawful medicine, but others say that we should be able to choose our fates in extreme cases. Neither the lawmakers of the country nor the people have been able to find a solution to this debate without causing an intense opposition...

The Wonderful War on Drugs
The Wonderful War on Drugs By: Wes Hunt E-mail: hunt_wes@hotmail.com The Wonderful War On Drugs In recent years the so-called �war on drugs� has taken over the streets and back alleys of suburban America. It has caused a problem that mirrors the prohibition days of the 1920�s and early 30�s. Politicians trying to play �tough guy,� are only contributing to more violence. Their laws have created an underground drug-trade, in which modern drug-dealers have taken the place of t...

The Young Offenders Act
The Young Offenders Act This essay was written to show the advantages and disadvantages of the Young Offenders Act over the previous Juvenile Delinquents Act. Also it should give a theoretical understanding of the current Canadian Juvenile-Justice system, the act and it's implications and the effects of the young offenders needs and mental health on the outcome of the trials. In the interest of society the young offenders act was brought forth on april second 1984. This act was created to en...

The crucible
The crucible By: Pratik E-mail: PMV18@aol.com The Crucible The Crucible is a play written by Arthur Miller. It is about a time of everyday people who use lying as a weapon while saying they are pure and religious. This story is a prime example of how people will do anything to get what they want, even if it means hurting other people. This story is about a handful of girls who use other people to save themselves. These girls were caught dancing around a fire and what seemed to be a mag...

The efffects of Louis 16th on
The efffects of Louis 16th on By: Kimberly The French Revolution was a significant milestone in European history, remembered by many in historical and literary works. The situation in France, mostly under the leadership of Louis XVI, had a negative influence in France, thus creating a perfect climate for the French Revolution. France was plagued by both debt, and poor decision making. prior to 1789. France was poverty-stricken and burdened with some of the highest debts. On the financi...

The Relation between abuse neg
The Relation between abuse neg By: jess jezerski E-mail: talljess@hotmail.com The Relation between Abuse, Neglect And Delinquency ABSTRACT This research paper is to make known the problems of maltreatment, and the affects the individual is made to deal with. This needs to be taken into account when there is a delinquent act performed. This is not an excuse that should be used for all delinquent acts though. Parents need to realize, they brought this child into the world and now it is t...

The Second Shift
The Second Shift By: Anonymous E-mail: anonymous@aol.com Many women today are facing choices that their mothers never had to face. One of these choices is whether or not to go back to work after having a child. This was practically unheard of in the 1950's. In the 1990's it is not whether the mother will or will not go back to work rather a question of when. When did the choice become set in stone? Why do the mothers of today have to work outside the home versus working in the home, mu...

The United States Government
The United States Government U.S. Government (History) The United States Government A collection of short reports all dealing with the United States Government. William Jefferson Clinton William Jefferson Clinton was born on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas. His father, William J. Blythe III was killed in an automobile collision just two months before William�s birth. At age four, William Jefferson Blythe IV was legally adopted by his mothers second husband, Roger Clinton, makin...

The War Between the Classes
The War Between the Classes By: Eric Downs E-mail: icepunk182@aol.com The War Between the Classes By (Your Name Here) The War Between the Classes is an excellent book written by Gloria D. Miklowitz. It is about a high-school class that plays the �Color Game�. In the game, there are four social classes which are represented by armbands: Blues � highest, richest; Dark Greens � upper-middle class, semi-rich; Light Greens � lower-middle class, semi-poor; Oranges � lowest class,...

The Potential for a U
The Potential for a U.N. Peace I. Introduction The bombing of Kosovo by NATO forces may finally come to an end. While the excuses for bombing the troubled region have been challenged, for the most part the world concurs that the atrocities gong on in that nation warranted international action. In any event, the bombing did start and it continues, despite the accidental hits on pedestrian villages and buildings which were not targets in the first place. They have been explained away as unavo...

The Presidential Contenders in
The Presidential Contenders in For the presidential election of 1856, the Democrats nominated James Buchanan and John Breckenridge, the newly formed Republican party nominated John Fremont and William Drayton, the American [or Know-Nothing] party nominated former president Millard Fillmore and Andrew Donelson, and the Abolition Party nominated Gerrit Smith and Samuel McFarland. Buchanan started his political career as a state representative in Pennsylvania, was elected to the U.S. House o...

The Question of Legalizing Dru
The Question of Legalizing Dru By: johnkluesner E-mail: johnkluesner@hotmail.com The Question of Legalizing Drugs? Drug legalization is an enduring question that presently faces our scholars. This issue embraces two positions: drugs should not be legalized and drugs should be legalized. These two positions contain an array of angles that supports each issue. This brief of the issues enables one to consider the strengths and weakness of each argument, become aware of the grounds of disa...

The Real Reason Behind the Rec
The Real Reason Behind the Rec By: Eric Rucker E-mail: emrucker@zoomnet.net Family environment and the press are two major influences resulting in the recent tragic school shootings. As much as society continues to focus the killing rampages on factors such as television and music, what children are exposed to in reality contributes to the violence. The most recent school shooting in Michigan involved a six-year-old first grader who killed a classmate with a .22 caliber pistol. The new...

The Inequality of American Jus
The Inequality of American Jus David Cole wrote, "our criminal justice system affirmatively depends on inequality" (5). Cole has substantial grounds for making this statement. Race and class have long been issues in the criminal justice system, but does the system "affirmatively depend on inequality?" Does the criminal justice system depend on the disparities of the people that it serves? American justice is supposed to be blind. Despite this there have been many disparities in the justi...

The Library Of Congress
The Library Of Congress HISTORY The Library of congress was established by an act of congress on April 24, 1800. It was originally housed in the United States capitol. The collection, which stared out small at 740 volumes, slowly increased to over 3,000 volumes by 1814. That year, though, the British along with the capitol burned those books during the assault on Washington. To rapidly replace the collection, Thomas Jefferson offered his personal library to congress at no cost, describin...

The Medicare Debate
The Medicare Debate The U.S. government have denied that Medicare has been going bankrupt. Although the government may say that Medicare has plenty of money it is untrue because it is a fact that Medicare will go bankrupt by the year 2001 as stated by preliminary sources. Medicare is one of the main sources of funding for those people that have no money or very small amount of money. The community service that was done for this research paper is hospital volunteering at John Muir Medical Cen...

The Need for Peace in the Midd
The Need for Peace in the Midd By: Ashleen E-mail: Beezu@aol.com The Need For Peace in the Middle East The quest for peace in the Middle East has been going on for decades. It all started in 1948 when Israel declared its independence and fought Arab nations to secure it. However, the Arabs were left unsatisfied while the Israelis wanted more control over land. In 1967, the �six-day war� erupted, resulting with Israel seizing the West Bank, Gaza, Sinai, East Jerusalem, and the Golan...