Foreign Aid

Buenos Aries
Buenos Aries
Buenos Aries MKD & Associates The capital of the country, Buenos Aires is also Argentina's leading city in population, commerce, and industry. It is located near the Atlantic Ocean coast, on the broad R?o de la Plata, an estuary at the mouth of the Paran? and Paraguay rivers. The early Spanish colonists named the city for the good winds that brought them to the port. Today about 10 million people live in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area, one of the largest in the world. The city proper makes
Alternative Fuels
Alternative Fuels
Alternative Fuels Anonymous Alternative Fuel Vehicles You Can Buy Today From the earliest days of the automotive industry alternative fuels have always competed with petroleum for powering vehicles. Nicholas Cugnot made the first self-powered road vehicle in 1769 with a steam engine, and the first gasoline automobile didn't appear until over 100 years later from Karl Benz. Through the late 19th and early 20th century steam and electric power remained strong contenders. The invention of the self-
The Bay Of Pigs Invasion
The Bay Of Pigs Invasion
The Bay of Pigs Invasion Anonymous The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence, and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency and a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a rise in tension between the two great superpowers and ironically 34 years after the event, the person that the invasion meant to topple, Fidel Castro, is stil
Napoleon
Napoleon
Napoleon Anonymous Nationalism is the devotion of people to the interests of its nation or the love of one?s country to stay independent. Nationalism played a major role in the downfall of Napoleon in that he wanted an empire and his opponent?s wanted independence. As Napoleon was conquering lands and creating a vast empire his troops stressed in the far lands that they conquered life, liberty and equality. Even though Napoleon did not realize it triggered nationalistic feelings among the conque
Urban And The Council Of Clermont
Urban And The Council Of Clermont
Urban and the Council of Clermont Sean M Scanlon There are many accounts of that day in November, 1095. Some were written by monks, others by bishops, and even a few by warriors themselves. Historians are constantly asking, What exactly did Pope Urban II say at the council of Clermont to persuade Christians to set forth on such a difficult venture as the Crusades? One man, an early 12th century cleric named Fulcher of Chartres wrote perhaps the best historical chronicle of the events at Clermo
The Republic
The Republic
The Republic Philip Page Most normal individuals in the modern world would assume that all books written, not published, by man are based on either a portion of the author?s imagination, an event (biased or non-biased) in either history or during the life of the author, a straight-out autobiography, or a generalized biography of another person they once knew. However, this philosophical novel fits none of the descriptions above. The book is actually an in-depth recording of a philosophy contest
The New Deal
The New Deal
The New Deal Nette Compton The New Deal was a political and social plan that was the presidential campaign platform of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Although Roosevelt was very vague about what it was and actual measures to be taken while running for president, the New Deal was the shinning hope for many Americans who had lost their jobs or were living in poverty. After the United States had plummeted into the greatest depression to face this country while Herbert Hoover lead the country, many vote
Strategic Bombing During World War 2
Strategic Bombing During World War 2
Strategic Bombing during World War 2 Nick Dalton World War 2 was a war fought in two distinct phases. The first was the last war of a new generation. The second was emphatically the first of a new era . The British strategic bomber campaign was of doubtful cost effectiveness . Bomber Command was by far the largest claimant on labour and factory space within the armed forces. Relative to their size they suffered more casualties than any other sector. The Anglo-American bomber force was divide
Lyndon B Johnson
Lyndon B Johnson
Lyndon B Johnson Unknown Johnson was born on Aug. 27, 1908, near Johnson City, Tex., the eldest son of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson. His father, a struggling farmer and cattle speculator in the hill country of Texas, provided only an uncertain income for his family. Politically active, Sam Johnson served five terms in the Texas legislature. His mother had varied cultural interests and placed high value on education; she was fiercely ambitious for her children. Johnson attend
The Roots Of Communist China
The Roots Of Communist China
The Roots of Communist China Unknown To say that the Chinese Communist revolution is a non-Western revolution is more than a clich?. That revolution has been primarily directed, not like the French Revolution but against alien Western influences that approached the level of domination and drastically altered China's traditional relationship with the world. Hence the Chinese Communist attitude toward China's traditional past is selectively critical, but by no means totally hostile. The Chinese Co
The Rise Of The Nazi Party
The Rise Of The Nazi Party
The Rise of the Nazi Party JM There is no single answer as to why the Nazis were able to gain so much support during the 1920's; there are several, and people still argue about them. Some people - especially during the Second World War - suggested that the Nazi movement grew out of something basically wrong in the German character. However, modern historians recognise that a combination of factors such as Hitler's personality and mesmerising oratory skills, the problems with the Weimar Republic,
Australian Foreign Policy
Australian Foreign Policy
Australian Foreign Policy Melissa O What is Foreign Policy? Foreign Policy is a nations? attitude, actions (ie economic sanctions, peacekeeping, military activity) as well as our dealings with other countries (ie trade, immigration, aid, defence) and anything that is directed towards preserving and furthering certain national interests. Foreign Policy seeks to maintain national security, promote economic and trade interests, expand regional and global links, and promote the nation as a good glob
World Bank Report 1999 & World Development Report 2000/2001
World Bank Report 1999 & World Development Report 2000/2001
World Bank Report 1999 & World Development Report 2000/2001 Dina Starting from the year 1990, the international community has set up plans to eliminate poverty in the world by the year 2015 with a set of specific goals to be achieved by that date. These goals were set up according to the studies done beforehand, that showed where and what the major poverty areas and problems in the world were. These studies explained that although the poverty problem was extensive, there were several factors of
Unemployment
Unemployment
Unemployment I. Recommendations Get the Real Picture No one in Macedonia knows the real picture. How many are employed and not reported or registered? How many are registered as unemployed but really have a job? How many are part time workers ? as opposed to full time workers? How many are officially employed (de jure) ? but de facto unemployed or severely underemployed? How many are on ?indefinite? vacations, on leave without pay, etc.? The Statistics Bureau must be instructed to make the gathe
Pat Buchanan Speaks Out
Pat Buchanan Speaks Out
Pat Buchanan Speaks Out Mike Mason Thursday night the Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosted a very special guest appearance by the Reforms Party presidential candidate Pat Buchanan. In the year of presidential elections the two popular candidates George Bush and Al Gore really don?t lash out on each other, which makes this years debates boring and long. Pat Buchanan is refreshing to the sense he doesn?t care what he says about the other candidates. Pat Buchanan?s history includes serving as
George Washington
George Washington
George Washington charlie brown Washington, George (1732-99), commander in chief of the Continental army during the American Revolution, and later the first president of the United States. He symbolized qualities of discipline, aristocratic duty, military orthodoxy, and persistence in adversity that his contemporaries particularly valued as marks of mature political leadership. Washington was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the eldest son of Augustine Washington, a V
Crisis Of The French Revolution - Notes
Crisis Of The French Revolution - Notes
Crisis of the French Revolution - Notes N.E.T. Creating a new Society 14 July 1789 to 9 Thermidor II,(27 July 1794) (snapshot Napoleonic France 1804) According to Joseph Weber, foster brother of Queen Antoinette, there were three primary causes of the French revolution 'the disorder of the finances, the state of mind, and the war in America.' The 'disorder in the finances' acknowledged that the bankruptcy of the monarchy opened the doors to defiance of the King's authority. The greatest single c
List Of Amendments
List Of Amendments
List of Amendments Unknown Amendment I (1791) Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Amendment II (1791) A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Amendment III (
Labor And Unions In America
Labor And Unions In America
Labor and Unions in America Unknown The Industrial Revolution was dawning in the United States. At Lowell, Massachusetts, the construction of a big cotton mill began in 1821. It was the first of several that would be built there in the next 10 years. The machinery to spin and weave cotton into cloth would be driven by water power. All that the factory owners needed was a dependable supply of labor to tend the machines. As most jobs in cotton factories required neither great strength nor special
The War In Vietnam
The War In Vietnam
The War in Vietnam Unknown The Vietnam War, the nation's longest, cost fifty-eight thousand American lives. Only the Civil War and the two world wars were deadlier for Americans. During the decade of direct U.S. military participation in Vietnam beginning in 1964, the U.S Treasury spent over $140 billion on the war, enough money to fund urban renewal projects in every major American city. Despite these enormous costs and their accompanying public and private trauma for the American people, the U
Egypt: The Gift Of The Nile
Egypt: The Gift Of The Nile
Egypt: The Gift of the Nile Unknown The Nile, is the longest river in the world, and is located in northeastern Africa. Its principal source is Lake Victoria, in east central Africa. The Nile flows north through Uganda, Sudan, and Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea, with a total distance of 5584 km. From its remotest headstream in Burundi, the river is 6671 km long. The river basin covers an area of more than 3,349,000 sq km. Not only is the Nile considered a wonder by Herodotus, but by people all o
Germany: The Answer To An Old Question
Germany: The Answer To An Old Question
Germany: The answer to an old Question Unknown Thesis: This paper will argue that Germany needs to secure itself as both the economic and political hegemon of Europe inside of the European Union; until its present condition and effectiveness in the global politics changes, instability in the European Union, as well as, basic fear of will always be present. I. Introduction II. Historical Perspective-The two negative factors A. Fear - twice in one century 1) Bismarck/Frederick II 2) Hitler B. Fool
Wartime Propaganda: World War I
Wartime Propaganda: World War I
Wartime Propaganda: World War I Unknown The Drift Towards War Lead this people into war, and they'll forget there was ever such a thing as tolerance. To fight, you must be brutal and ruthless, and the spirit of ruthless brutality will enter into the very fiber of national life, infecting the Congress, the courts, the policeman on the beat, the man in the street. It is one of history's great ironies that Woodrow Wilson, who was re- elected as a peace candidate in 1916, led America into the firs
WW2: The Process Of Superpowerdom
WW2: The Process Of Superpowerdom
WW2: The process of superpowerdom [email protected] The Second World War gave rise to a multitude of new ideas which changed the course of modern society, the idea which has had the greatest impact on the world as a whole is the concept of the superpower nation. To be a superpower, a nation needs to have a strong economy, an overpowering military, immense international political power, and related to this, a strong national ideology. It was this war (WWII), and its results that spawned the form
Truman Doctrine
Truman Doctrine
Truman Doctrine Unknown The Truman Doctrine was the impetus for the change in United States foreign policy, from isolationist to internationalists; thus we were drawn into two wars of containment and into world affairs. The Truman Doctrine led to a major change in U.S. foreign policy from its inception - aid to Turkey and Greece - to its indirect influence in Korea and Vietnam. The aftermath of World War II inspired the U.S. to issue a proclamation that would stem Communist influence throughout
Some Of The Most Important Presidential Elections
Some Of The Most Important Presidential Elections
Some of the most important presidential elections Unknown 1812 The election of 1812 consisted of a battle between James Madison, and De Witt Clinton. Madison had represented both Democratic and Republican beliefs, while Clinton was a Federalist. James Madison was born in Port Conway, Va., on March 16, 1751. A Princeton graduate, he joined the struggle for independence on his return to Virginia in 1771. He had been an active politician in the 1770's and 1780's. He was greatly know for championing
Sir Rich Arkwright
Sir Rich Arkwright
Sir Rich Arkwright Unknown Sir Rich Arkwright was born on December 23, 1732 at Preston in the county of Lancaster. His first profession was a barber in Bolron-le-moors in 1760. Soon afterward he traveled throught the country buying human hair. At that time he had a valuable chemical secret for dying the hair to make wigs out of. Arkwright's hair was commented to be the finest hair in the country. In 1761, Richard Arkwright married Margaret Biggins, and this marriage brought him to an aquaitance
JFK
JFK
JFK Unknown John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore his achievements were limited. Nevertheless, his influence was worldwide, and his handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis may have prevented war. Young people especially liked him. No other pre
JFK: Was His Assassination Inevitable?
JFK: Was His Assassination Inevitable?
JFK: Was His Assassination Inevitable? Unknown A popular misconception is that President John F. Kennedy's assassination was an isolated event perpetrated by one man. This could not be farther from the truth. Instead, it was the result of a complex combination of domestic and foreign events. When President Kennedy was in office, he had to deal with many issues, ranging from business and finance to crime-fighting and war issues. Perhaps it is not as important to decide who it was that killed him,
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Unknown The third president of the United States, a diplomat, statesman, architect, scientist, and philosopher, Thomas Jefferson is one of the most eminent figures in American history. No leader in the period of the American Enlightenment was as articulate, wise, or conscious of the implications and consequences of a free society as Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, a tobacco plantation in Virginia. His father, Peter Jefferson, was a sel
AIDS - Whats New
AIDS - Whats New
AIDS - What's new Unknown Is the message getting through? We already know enough about AIDS to prevent its spread, but ignorance, complacency, fear and bigotry continue to stop many from taking adequate precautions. We know enough about how the infection is transmitted to protect ourselves from it without resorting to such extremes as mandatory testing, enforced quarantine or total celibacy. But too few people are heeding the AIDS message. Perhaps many simply don't like or want to believe what t
Aids Conspricay - Is AIDS Biological Warfare?
Aids Conspricay - Is AIDS Biological Warfare?
Aids Conspricay - Is AIDS Biological Warfare? Unknown The following is a complete verbatim transcription from a recent broadcast of Network 23, a program shown on a local Los Angeles Public Access Cable Channel. Good evening, I'm Michel Kassett. This is Network 23. A couple of weeks ago we had a program on the subject of AIDS, addressing the question of whether AIDS-the AIDS virus-was created by the government; and I'm sure that some people were quite shocked by what they heard. We spent that
Bill Clintons Life
Bill Clintons Life
Bill Clinton's Life Unknown Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. He was named after his father, William Jefferson Blythe II, who had been killed in a car accident just three months before his son's birth. Needing a way to support herself and her new child, Bill Clinton's mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study nursing. Bill Clinton stayed with his mother's parents in Hope. There his grandpar
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler eric de compiegne The seeds of Hitler's rise to power were planted following the outcome of the First World War. With Germany's defeat, many German men returned to Germany feeling betrayed by their country and government. Among them was Adolf Hitler, a young Austrian Corporal who had fought bravely for Germany. When the World War broke out, Hitler was very happy. The War had been a blessing to the young Hitler, who had been unsuccessful in civilian life. When Germany was defeated, H
Napoleon
Napoleon
Napoleon Gil Petersil Nationalism is the devotion of people to the interests of its nation or the love of one's country to stay independent. Nationalism played a major role in the downfall of Napoleon in that he wanted an empire and his opponent's wanted independence. As Napoleon was conquering lands and creating a vast empire his troops stressed in the far lands that they conquered life, liberty and equality. Although Napoleon did not realize, it triggered nationalistic feelings among the conqu
The Great Depression Essay
The Great Depression Essay
The Great Depression Essay On October the 24th, 1929 the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) collapsed when millions of shares at inflated prices were offered on sale. Over $50 billions were lost on what was called Black Thursday when the stock prices returned to their actual value. Soon after the crash, the entire world economy began a period of deflation; prices and wages dropped as the demand for goods was significantly reduced. Because of this lack of need for goods production halted and severa
Sociological Issues
Sociological Issues
Are you ready to be a teacher? In this profession, one must have confidence in his/her abilities and have the desire to assist all students in having successful academic careers. As an educator, you must be able to adapt to the various issues you will come across in this field. Dealing with student diversity and understanding the impact of multicultural history in education are key issues that will affect a teacher?s ability to be effective in the classroom. Other major sociological areas that
poverty and corruption
poverty and corruption
Corruption And Poverty What is POVERTY AND CORRUPTION? CORRUPTION Corruption occurs when one person seeks personal gain by taking unfair and hidden advantage of someone else?s position, status, or condition. It happens when the truth of a product, service, or activity is altered in such a way that another person ends up being cheated or endangered. The dictionary labels corruption as ?evil? and something marked by ?perversion, venality and dishonesty?. It is clearly considered by most to be an i
Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigation, search Fidel Castro Castro in 2003 First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba In office October 3, 1965 ? April 19, 2011 Deputy Ra?l Castro Preceded by Position established Succeeded by Ra?l Castro President of the Council of State of Cuba In office December 2, 1976 ? February 19, 2008 Deputy Ra?l Castro Preceded by Osvaldo Dortic?s Torrado (as President of Cuba) Succeeded by Ra?l Castro President of the Council of Minist
The Notion of Identity in Walcott\'s Poetry
The Notion of Identity in Walcott\'s Poetry
The notion of identity in Derek Walcott?s poetry, with reference to the following poems: ?A Far Cry from Africa?, ?Names?, and ?The Sea Is History?. This paper will first attempt to examine the ways in which the question of identity is handled in each poem individually, and then finally attempt to pinpoint a cohesive notion of identity that threads its way through Walcott?s poetry as a whole. The very first image evocated in ?A Far Cry from Africa?, one of the most graphic of Walcott?s poems,; i
Cold War DBQ
Cold War DBQ
During World War II the United States and the Soviet Union were allied in their quest against Germany. But with the fall of Germany and the closure of World War II the strengthened superpowers of the Soviet Union and the United States ended their alliance and turned away from friendship and towards rivalry in order to become the one and only superpower of the world. In the next fifty years their rivalry escalated to a war of nuclear proportion. This war was known as the Cold War. Due to many dif
Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor PEARL HARBOR 3/12/13 We are all vaguely familiar with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The destruction of all our warships and death of so many soldiers and citizens was tragic. December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii suffered from an air raid by the Japanese military. 2,400 men died that day and 1,200 more servicemen and civilians were wounded. Along with practically every ship under water or destroyed, 180 planes were devastated by Japanese bombers. (Tindall and Shi 903-904) Th
A call for foreign intervention
A call for foreign intervention
A call for foreign intervention A Call for Foreign Intervention The world as we know it is a tumultuous place of anarchy, malevolence, and controversy occasionally inhabited by able intermediaries and keepers of the peace. Within societies, due to what appear as irreconcilable differences, periods of discrepancy arise. These divergences sometimes can result in bloodshed, war, harsh economic recession, or callous purging of the basic rights of man. Under the milder of these crises, outside involv
Canada of the United States of America
Canada of the United States of America
CANADA - OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA The Canadian identity has always been difficult to define. We, as Canadians, have continued to define ourselves by reference to what we are not - American - rather than in terms of our own national history and tradition. This is ironic since the United States is continuing to be allowed by Canadians to take over our economy and literally buy our country. Culturally Canada has its own distinct government and institutions which differ and are better from t
Chad
Chad
County Report Chad is one of the most underdeveloped countries in the world because of its climate, geographic location, and a lack of infrastructure and natural resources. It's main cash crop that is helping it's economy is cotton, which accounts for 48% of exports.1 The industry of Chad is mainly based on processing agricultural products. It is run by a republican government and it's legal system is based on French civil law system and Chadian customary law. The recent president is Idriss Deb
Vietnam
Vietnam
VIETNAM. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam consists of the former Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). The division of the country resulted from the defeat of the French by Communist-inspired nationalists in 1954. A prolonged civil war resulted in a victory for the Communist north, and reunification occurred in mid-1976. Physical Setting Vietnam has an area of 127,207 square miles (329,465 square kilometers) and is located in Southea
Iraq
Iraq
Lauterbach, Kevin History, Period 4 January 7, 1996 Iraq: A Country on the Rise Iraq is a country that is on the rise. After being crushed by allied troops for their invasion of Kuwait, they have begun the slow rebuilding process. In this report, I will discuss the basic geographic features of Iraq, and other various important features such as mineral wealth, vegetation, ect. Iraq's total area is 271,128 square miles (just slightly more than twice the size of Idaho). It's capital, Baghdad, is l
Israel & Paletine The presidential Brief
Israel & Paletine The presidential Brief
Israel - The Presidential Brief The Current Situation In Israel And Palestine Israel is in a situation unlike any other country around the world. Israel has been fighting for its survival since it became a country in 1948. It is surrounded by hostile nations that want to destroy or at least diminish it. There is tremendous tension between the Palestine Liberation Members and Israeli officials and citizens. There have been peaceful rallies and bloody bus bombings. People in Israel today are unsu
Korea
Korea
Throughout most of its history, Korea has existed as one country with a rich culture and history. Then in the 1940's, Korea was controlled by Japan. World War II broke out, and the Allies defeated the Axis powers. The country of Korea was divided into two parts -- the north and the south. The north was occupied by communist Russian forces and the south by American troops. The dividing line was the 38th parallel(see map). In 1950, a civil war began between the two Koreas, further separating them
Study of a 3rd World Country Ethiopia
Study of a 3rd World Country Ethiopia
this is it PHYSICAL: Relief: Ethiopia consists mainly of Desert and Mountains. Many valleys and plateaušs also can be found in the country. Due to these landform types the percentage of farm land is approximately 5.7% of the total amount of land in Ethiopia. The amount of arable land is 10% of the 5.7% total. Ethiopia has an area of 1 221 900 sq. km. Ethiopia does not receive any problems such as volcanism, tidal waves, etc., but it does receive great winds and monsoons. It is located in Easter