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Andrew Jackson – the authors words, was “mild, polite, polished, benevolent, and democratic”

Andrew Jackson, in the authors words, was "mild, polite, polished, benevolent, and democratic. " It would not be in anyones favor to question the...

Anti-Vietnam Movement In The U.S.

The antiwar movement against Vietnam in the US from 1965-1971 was the most significant movement of its kind in the nation's history. The United...

To What Extent Was Jacksonian Democracy Democratic

During the administration of Andrew Jackson, the United States was a nation of change both politically and socially. American society was a society of...

President Woodrow Wilson

President Woodrow Wilson regarded himself as the personal representative of the people. "No one but the President," he said, "seems to be expected ......

Notes on the State of Virginia

Any study of the United States should include Thomas Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia. Not only does he meticulously gather information, categorize...

The Constitution Virginia and New Jerseys Plans

In the late 1780s, prominent political leaders in the United States came to realize that the government created under the Articles of Confederation was...

Diversity of Leadership in American Society

The best speeches demonstrate the power of a single voice. They may be delivered by politicians, preachers, or athletes. Some such as Abraham Lincolns...

The Truman Doctrine

The Truman Doctrine was the impetus for the change in United States foreign policy, from isolationist to internationalists; thus we were drawn into two...

Our Living Shield: The First Amendment

The authors of the Constitution of the United States created a magnificent list of liberties which were, at the time ascribed, to most people...

Is Hawaiian Sovereignty Something That Can Be Afforded

If all of this seems long ago and far away, it is worth remembering that the past is never past. (Faulkner cited in Ellison,...

The United States of America

The United States of America is usually referred to as the United States or America. It is a federal republic on the continent of...

Federal Reserve Essay

The United States took over a hundred and twenty years to prefect a working banking system that could adequately adjusts to the constantly changing...

Corporate Downsizing Essay

Downsizing, restructuring, rightsizing, even a term as obscure as census readjustment has been used to describe the plague that has been affecting corporate America...

Dreaming In The 1960s

In 1962, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said his most famous words: "I have a dream. " He was not the only one who...

Constitution of the United States

When the Constitution of the United States was first created in 1787, its purpose was to unify our country. However, by 1850, the United...

Famous African Americans

Throughout his life Ralph Bunche worked to improve race relations and further the cause of civil rights. For 22 years he served on the...

Irish Immigrants in Boston

The life of Irish immigrants in Boston was one of poverty and discrimination. The religiously centered culture of the Irish has along with their...

The Republican Party: Overall Issues, 1860-1868

The Republican party during the 1860's was known as the party more concerned with "civil rights" and the common American. This came about through...

Should we have Dropped the Atomic Bomb

After World War II began in 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced the neutrality of the United States. Many people in the United States...

America In Transition

For the United States, as for most states in the world, the 1980s and 1990s were a time of change and challenge. During this...

Articles of Confederation

As the first written constitution of the United States, the Articles of Confederation created a legislature where each state was represented equally. The Congress...

A Free Market System or Capitalism

Today in the United States, a free market system or capitalism is the main economic system. I am interested in this subject because I...

Legal Education In The US

There is no undergraduate law degree in the United States; thus, students cannot expect to study law without first completing an undergraduate degree. Basic...

Labor In America

The Industrial Revolution was dawning in the United States. At Lowell, Massachusetts, the construction of a big cotton mill began in 1821. It was...

Political Policies Between The United States and The Soviet Union

One can not effectively interpret world political policies of the 1970's without the inclusion of the relationship known as detente, and the breakdown there...

Freedom in the United States

No other democratic society in the world permits personal freedoms to the degree of the United States of America. Within the last sixty years,...

Legal Education In The US

There is no undergraduate law degree in the United States; thus, students cannot expect to study law without first completing an undergraduate degree. Basic...

Indian Removal Act

Once the white men decided that they wanted lands belonging to the Native Americans (Indians), the United States Government did everything in its power...

The invasion of Grenada

For a country as powerful as the United States, there comes a responsibility to protect its allies, neighbors, and supremely itself. However, there are...

Toward a Sustainable Community

Not until the spread of the Industrial Revolution in the late nineteenth century, has man possessed the ability to adversely alter, on a global...

What The United States Can Learn From Japan

Japan and the Four Little Dragons in order to achieve their industrialization goals have a diverse set of policies ranging from limited entitlement programs...

Herbert Hoover and His Role in The Great Depression

With the continually worsening conditions, and the stock market crash on Black Tuesday, October 29, 1929, the United States was thrown into the biggest...

Handgun Control in the United States

Handguns should be outlawed in the United States with the exception of law enforcement purposes. Two weeks before Christmas Day, 1987, 17 year-old Kendall...

Reformers And Radicals

Over the first Century and a half of American History, Reformers and Radicals found many innovative and effective ways to communicate their ideas to...

Term Limits in U.S. Government

Mark P. Petracca's idea that "government should be kept as near to the people as possible chiefly through frequent elections and rotation-in-office" is quite...

The prison situation in the United States is a growing problem

It's socially accepted, most people break the law in a minor way, perhaps by speeding or J-walking. Unfortunately some people go to far and...

The Securities And Exchange Commission

In 1934 the Securities Exchange Act created the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) in response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the...

The 2000 presidential election

Environmental issues, and policies have recently come to the for-front of American politics in the past four decades. This recent rise in the environment...

Gun Control IN the United States

Gun Control Since the days of the pioneers of the United States, firearms have been part of the American tradition as protection and a...

The immigrants in United States

The United States is having its largest surge of immigrants since the states became united . Who knows what will stop these immigrants from...

Calvin Coolidge Essay

On August 2, 1923, Calvin Coolidge was vacationing at his father's home at Plymouth,Vermont when one night he was awakened by the tragic news...

The 1800’s in the United States of America

The 1800's were a tumultuous time for the United States of America. At that time the south was typically slave and the northerners were...

Social Change in the United States

As the possibility of a second World War arose people began to form opinions on the United States role in Europe. The general population...

The Roswell Incident

Forty-seven years ago an incident occurred in the southwestern desert of the United States that could have significant implications for all mankind. It involved...

This Country Was Founded By Immigrants, Built By Immigrants

Since the founding of America, more than 55 million immigrants from around the world have settled in the United States. With the exception of...

A Comparative Analysis: Norway vs. United States

The intent of this paper is to examine individualistic and communitarian cultural ideologies within two distinctly different political environments. The first challenge in comparing...

Confederate States of America

The world today is blinded from the truth about the "Civil War" just like they are the truth of the creation vs. evolution debate....

Civil Liberties: A Look Into The Future

After September 11, 2001, in the United States of America, many aspects of our daily lives have changed. One notable change has been the...

The Struggle For Peace in the Middle East Continues

uniThe Golan region, which lies between Israel and Syria, has been a place of much heated contention for many years. While the Middle East...

The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was dawning in the United States. At Lowell, Massachusetts, the construction of a big cotton mill began in 1821. It was...