HIV/AIDS in the USA

Human Immunodeficency Virus (HIV), virus of the retrovirus family, the agent that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). A person infected with HIV gradually loses immune function and becomes vulnerable to numerous infractions that can lead to AIDS. The virus was discovered in association with AIDS by three separate teams of researchers: first in 1983 … Read more

A Stronger Resistance

The abolitionist movement in the United States sought to eradicate slavery using a wide range of tactics and organizations. The antislavery movement mobilized many African Americans and some whites who sought to end the institution of slavery. Although both black and white abolitionists often worked together, the relationship between them was intricate. The struggle for … Read more

The American Transformation From Village To City

In comparison with the European urban heritage, which stretches back roughly 5500 years, the American transformation from village to city was achieved in an amazingly short space of time. From the eighteenth century on, Americans experienced the painful yet rewarding metamorphosis of an agrarian nation becoming an urban industrial giant that left few of her … Read more

Ebonics language

This is an English exam paper prepared for the EVU2-EDB course at Niuernermik Ilinniarfik, Nuuk. The main topic of this paper is the USA, and I have chosen to concentrate on a fairly new issue, the language know as Ebonics. There have always been changes in the English language. This is how the language came … Read more

The Watergate Complex

“The Watergate Complex is a series of modern buildings with balconies that looks like filed down Shark’s Teeth” (Gold, 1). Located on the Potomac River in Washington, D. C. it contains many hotel rooms and offices. What happened in the complex on June 17, 1972 early in the morning became a very historical event for … Read more

Comparison: Kenndy and Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of America. He served as President when the country was under war. Abe Lincoln was born in 1806 and grew up in the countryside as a pioneer. His mother died at a young age and he had a sister. His father married a widow that … Read more

Richard Millhouse Nixon

Richard Millhouse Nixon, 37th president of the United States (1969-1972) was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. Nixon was one of the most controversial politicians of the twentieth century. He built his political career on the communist scare of the late forties and early fifties, but as president he achieved dtente with … Read more

The Presidents hall of Fame

Like any hall of fame, its inductees are the best in whatever they do, from baseball or football to something like being President. If you are a member of any hall of fame (including the one for the Presidents), it means that you have done something special or have a certain quality about yourself that … Read more

The Political Career of Richard Nixon

A few weeks after the United States entered World War II a young man named Richard Nixon went to Washington, D. C. In January 1942 he took a job with the Office of Price Administration. Two months later he applied for a Navy commission, and in September 1942 he was commissioned a lieutenant, junior grade. … Read more

The Great Depression

The Great Depression was the worst economic slump even in U. S. history, and one which spread to viturually all of the industrialized world. The depression began in late 1929 and lasted for about a decade. The causes of the great depression made one of the greatest economic downfalls. The main causes for the great … Read more

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was a honest person who had responsibility and compassion towards her husband , family and her fellow man, whatever their social status. She used great citizenship and initiative actions in dealing with anyone who was fortunate enough to make her acquaintance. Eleanor Roosevelt is an outspoken advocate of social justice. During the years … Read more

Monsanto good or evil

ANNISTON, Ala. — On the west side of Anniston, the poor side of Anniston, the people ate dirt. They called it “Alabama clay” and cooked it for extra flavor. They also grew berries in their gardens, raised hogs in their back yards, caught bass in the murky streams where their children swam and played and … Read more

Franklin D. Roosevelt

On January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born. James Roosevelt, Franklin’s father, was a prosperous railroad official and landowner(Lawson 25). His predecessors, when they came from the Netherlands, were succes Roosevelt learned from private tutors, not going to school until the age of fourteen. He had already studied German, … Read more

Asian Indian Contributions To American Society

Their struggle as immigrant minority and major contributions to the American society Asian Indians come from an area with the second largest population in the world, but form only one of the smallest minorities in the United States. America was influenced by their religious and political beliefs long before the first immigrants arrived in the … Read more

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt was a man on a mission. Maybe he didnt know it, but he was. He affected millions of people throughout his life in many different ways. He was the leader of a famous military group, he was an author, a lawyer, and he was also the 26th president of the united states, all … Read more

Chinook Salmon

Among the many kinds of fish harvested each year by commercial fisheries is the Oncorhynchus tshawytscha or Chinook salmon. The United States catches an averages of about three hundred million pounds of salmon each year. However some Chinook salmon have been recently listed as threatened. Man has been the main cause for the decline in … Read more

Roosevelt’s New Deal

On July 2, 1932, at the Democratic National Convention, the crowd listened intently to the phrase,” I pledge you, I pledge myself to a new deal for the American people. ” The New Deal name was soon applied to the program of reform and recovery instituted by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. During the early part of … Read more

Bush’s crazyness

Bush feared that if news got out about the Iraq plan as U.S. forces were fighting another conflict, people would think he was too eager for war, journalist Bob Woodward writes in “Plan of Attack,” a behind-the-scenes account of the 16 months leading to the Iraq invasion. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the … Read more

The Policies of My Way

Unlike the United States, with its generalissimo politics-Washington, Jackson, Grant, Eisehower- the martial arts have been conspicuously absent from Canadian politics. But there in one exception: in 1968 Pierre Elliot Trudeau became the first Canadian leader to bring the gunslinger-Lone Ranger ethos to Canadian politics. Trudeau introduced to Canada the refined art of single combat; … Read more

The Life Of George Washington

George Washington was one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. He served as commander-in-chief of the Continental army during the Revolutionary War, and later served as the first president of the United States. His thoughts and ideas helped mold the United States into the great country that it is today. George … Read more

The Impeachment Of The President Of The USA

In the hallways of the Smithsonian, two moralists are debating the impeachment of the President of the United States of America, Mr. William Jefferson Clinton. One is clearly Anti-Clinton (AC) the other, a Democrat (DC), is not so much for him as he is for the rational and pragmatic application of moral principles. AC (expectedly): … Read more

From Heaven to Hell

In the United States we often look to European and African countries for examples of dictatorship, civil war, inequality and genocide. In the 1990s, several countries experienced mass exodus, civil war, race war, religious war, and genocide. Yugoslavias Serbian population attempted to cleanse itself of Muslims and Croats, in Rwanda the Hutu population exterminated almost … Read more

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 admissions requirements for American law schools are a Bachelor’s degree in any field and the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). The American law degree is called the Juris Doctor (JD) and … Read more

Roswell New Mexico incident

Almost fifty years ago, an incident occurred in the southwestern desert of the United States that could have significant implications for all mankind. The incident was announced by the U. S. military, and denied by the U. S. military, and has remained covered-up in the government for the past fifty and hopefully not another fifty … Read more

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad was a secret pathway organized by abolitionists–many of them free blacks and Quakers. Its purpose was to help runaway slaves escape to freedom in the North or in Canada. Often, the passage to freedom followed natural boundaries, such as a river. Usually, slaves relied on secret helpers in towns scattered along the … Read more

How Do Americans View One Another?

In national surveys, fewer and fewer Americans admit openly to holding racist viewsfor instance the view that African Americans are less intelligent than white Americans. Many polls have attempted to measure racial and ethnic stereotyping by presenting declarative statements of negative attributions and asking respondents to agree or disagree with them. Whether they may hold … Read more

United States Colored Troops

Before Fort Sumter, South Carolina was fired upon on April 12, 1861, seven states in the deep south had seceded from the Union, and a Convention was held in Montgomery, Alabama which adopted a Constitution and elected Jefferson Davis as President of the Confederate States of America. Shortly thereafter, four more states seceded, Virginia, Arkansas, … Read more