War On Drugs

AIDS
AIDS
AIDS Anonymous Somewhere among the million children who go to New York's publicly financed schools is a seven-year-old child suffering from AIDS. A special health and education panel had decided, on the strength of the guidelines issued by the federal Centers for Disease Control, that the child would be no danger to his classmates. Yet, when the school year started on September 9th, several thousand parents in two school districts in the borough of Queens kept their children at home. Fear of pl
Changes To The Bill Of Rights
Changes To The Bill Of Rights
Changes to the Bill of Rights Anonymous How many rights do you have? You should check, because it might not be as many today as it was a few years ago, or even a few months ago. Some people I talk to are not concerned that police will execute a search warrant without knocking or that they set up roadblocks and stop and interrogate innocent citizens. They do not regard these as great infringements on their rights. But when you put current events together, there is information that may be surprisi
Herodotus
Herodotus
Herodotus Lisa Bowen-Moore Herodotus (484-424 BC ?) a Greek historian, known as the father of history, who was the first historian to apply critical evaluation to his material, while also recording divergent opinions. He made his prose style resemble the finest poetry by its persuasiveness, its charm, and its utterly delightful effect. Although his writings have been praised, their trustworthiness has been questioned both in ancient and modern times. After four years in Athens, he traveled widel
Why Athletes Are Good Role Models
Why Athletes Are Good Role Models
Why Athletes are Good Role Models Anonymous Ever since the ancient years, we have admired athletes and the hard work that they do to achieve their goal of winning. We idolize them and wish we were more like them. What happens though when the realization sinks in that they are human too and that some of them do get greedy and selfish? A lot of athletes are model citizens that you should really look up to, but there are also some bad apples in the bunch that ruin it for everyone. Athletes can insp
Mexico
Mexico
Mexico Jared Gummig Population The Mexican population is divided into three main groups, the people of European descent, the Native Americans, and the people mixed with European and Native American descent or better known as Mestizos. Of these groups, the Mestizos are by far the Largest, making up about 60% of the people of Mexico. The Native Americans are the next largest with 30% and the Europeans the smallest with only 10%. The society is semi-industrial. The population of Mexico in the 1995
The Consequences Of Guns
The Consequences Of Guns
The Consequences of Guns Martin Ostlind Handguns and other firearms have a long tradition in American civilization. The right to bear arms is an American right featured in the second Amendment of the Constitution. In the 18th century, when the constitution was written, times were different; there was a need for armed citizens to insure the safety of the society as a whole. Contemporarily the police department preserves the safety of society and the need for armed citizens is out of date. The fou
Art, Literature And Society From 1955-1970
Art, Literature And Society From 1955-1970
Art, Literature and Society from 1955-1970 Arielle Fear and Loathing in a Clockwork Age Ah! The noble search for identity. That intangible achievement that all artists lust after and lay in torment over. And during the post war era that struggle reached incredible magnitudes. The world cried out for legions of anti-heroes, who were only virtuous in their unapologetic and brutally honest lack of virtue. And the art world provided as many counter culture messiahs as was needed to Damn the Man. T
The Benefits Of Science And Technology
The Benefits Of Science And Technology
The Benefits of Science and Technology Anonymous Man, powered by his imagination and inquisitive character, has wondered he mechanisms of Nature since time infinite. This quest for the truth, the ways in which his surrounding works, has led to many a scientific discoveries and innovations. Since the art of making fire and creating handcrafted tools, our civilization has come a long way. Science and Technology are making advances at an amazing rate. From telephones to the Internet, calculators to
Rave Culture: The Number One Example Of Social Deviance
Rave Culture: The Number One Example Of Social Deviance
Rave Culture: The Number One Example of Social Deviance Anonymous Introduction What is a rave? This is a fundamental question that, in a way, I will attempt to answer in this paper, but I will never do it. Raving is a highly subjective experience. One person's best rave is another person's worst. Any attempt to analyze rave culture must recognize the highly personal factor of the experience. It is because of this fact that I start off my attempt to analyze rave culture with a series of quotes on
Rap And Censorship
Rap And Censorship
Rap and Censorship King Dingo The beginnings of rap are believed to based on African rhythms which were used as a form of communication by the native peoples. The lyrical component of rap music is thought to have been greatly influenced by Cab Calloway with his repetitive chants and scats, along with his call-and-response technique with the audience. Rap evolved and gained in popularity in the 1960's when a few revolutionary DJ's, including Kool DJ Herc, DJ Lovebug Starski, and DJ Hollywood, b
Slavery
Slavery
Slavery Unknown We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness (Thomas Jefferson). Slavery in America stems well back to when the new world was first discovered and was led by the country to start the African Slave Trade- Portugal. The African Slave Trade was first exploited for plantations in that is now called the Caribbean, and ev
Nazism
Nazism
Nazism Unknown The National Socialist German Workers' Party almost died one morning in 1919. It numbered only a few dozen grumblers' it had no organization and no political ideas. But many among the middle class admired the Nazis' muscular opposition to the Social Democrats. And the Nazis themes of patriotism and militarism drew highly emotional responses from people who could not forget Germany's prewar imperial grandeur. In the national elections of September 1930, the Nazis garnered nearly 6.
Gun Control
Gun Control
Gun Control Unknown Americans are faced with an ever-growing problem of violence. Our streets have become a battleground where the elderly are beaten for their social security checks, where terrified women are viciously attacked and raped, where teen-age gangsters shoot it out for a patch of turf to sell their illegal drugs, and where innocent children are caught daily in the crossfire of drive-by shootings. We cannot ignore the damage that these criminals are doing to our society, and we must t
Gangs
Gangs
Gangs Unknown Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings' personal wants and peer pressure. To determine how to effectively end gang violence we must f
Gun Control
Gun Control
Gun Control dan cimino I think your gun control views are the views of some-one that does not hunt, probably has never hunted, and maybe has never target practiced with a gun. I am 19 and have had a great fascination my whole life with firearms. I really enjoy hunting and target practice. In the great rush to prohibit firearms from bad people (felons), MY rights will be trampled on if any more gun control is passed on a federal or state level. I do not want to give up my right to own an ak-47
Making Sense Of The Sixties
Making Sense Of The Sixties
Making Sense of the Sixties Rick Price Many social changes that were addressed in the 1960s are still the issues being confronted today. The '60s was a decade of social and political upheaval. In spite of all the turmoil, there were some positive results: the civil rights revolution, John F. Kennedy's bold vision of a new frontier, and the breathtaking advances in space, helped bring about progress and prosperity. However, much was negative: student and anti-war protest movements, political assa
1968
1968
1968 Josh An Indignant Generation. With all its disruptions and rage, the idea of black revolution was something many white Americans could at least comprehend, if not agree with. When rebellion seized their own children, however they were almost completely at a loss. A product of the posts war Baby Boom, nurtured in affluence and concentrated in increasing numbers on college and university campuses. It was a generation marked by an unusual degree of political awareness and cultural alienati
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder When a person goes through intense stress such as being shifted out to war, getting raped, studying for a hard exam, paying the bills and raising a family he or she has an episode which the doctors refer to as Post traumatic Stress Disorder aka PTSD. It is a typical response by regular people in abnormal situations. Events that lead to this disorder are sometimes very severe it can happen to anybody. Some people cannot cooperate with this due to the fact that it co
Paramilitarism
Paramilitarism
Paramilitarism Law Enforcement in the 1960s began to call for the establishment of dedicated units that could react competently to high risk procedures after several highly publicized hostage and sniper situations. The incident that inspired the SWAT concept occurred in August of 1966. A disturbed man climbed to the top of the 32-story clock tower at the University of Texas in Austin. For 96 minutes he erratically shot 46 people, killing 15 of them, until two police officers got to the top of th
War on drugs
War on drugs
The question of whether or not to legalize certain drugs has been debated for decades. Although opponents have thus far been successful in preventing this, there are nonetheless a substantial number of people who believe that legalization should be given a chance. Their arguments range from the seeming ineffectiveness of current drug laws to the simple premise that the government has no right to prohibit its citizens from using drugs if they choose to do so. The effects on society as a whole inc
So many criminals? : It's time for a frank, calm discussion about decr
So many criminals? : It's time for a frank, calm discussion about decr
On Election Day, voters in Massachusetts took what they think will be a step forward for their state: They decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana. Before you brush that off with, Well, that's Massachusetts for you, consider that this is a state with not only a liberal bent but a strong Puritan streak. This is a place where you can't buy wine in a grocery store or pick up beer in a 7-Eleven. By two to one, voters decided that possessing less than an ounce of marijuana will net
Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Purpose
Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Purpose
Public Policy Proposal 1 Running Head: Public Policy Proposal Public Policy Proposal : Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Purpose Liza Murphy Community College English 102-XB College Composition II Saturday 12:00pm Public Policy Proposal 2 Abstract: legalizing marijuana is a fiercely debated topic looming over our society today; this subject has divided family, friends and lawmakers alike. In this paper I will assert that legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes would improve our society and ou
Media Reaction
Media Reaction
Illegal immigration has been an issue in this country for many years. The impact of illegal immigration presents a strain on social services and can result in a lack of sufficient employment opportunities in a country where the financial structure is already stretched thin and continues to have high unemployment rates among legal residents. By adding illegal immigrants to those searching for work and trying to support themselves and a family, relations between legal and illegal groups can be dif
Euthanasia
Euthanasia
Euthanasia, Mercy Killing; Murder Euthanasia is aiding and abetting in a person?s suicide. In other words, Euthanasia is mercy killing. In World War II the Nazi?s in Germany participated in a form of severe Euthanasia in which they attempted to wipe out the entire Jewish race. Euthanasia today is not used in such traumatizing ways; however the act in itself is still a fearful thing. Many people may think that assisted suicide is a right they should have control of, however with a right like tha
The Beatles' Impact on America
The Beatles' Impact on America
The impact of the Beatles in America was not only a musical revolution, but created a phenomenal social and cultural change. Although the Beatles were British, their image was guided by American values. ?Compared to Britain, America was modern, romantic, and sexy, - and so were the Beatles.? The Beatles stepped on American soil on February 7th, 1964. They set the musical and popular culture agenda for the next decade. America would never be the same again. ?The Beatles buoyant melodies, playfu
In what ways did the work of the League improve the problems of drugs
In what ways did the work of the League improve the problems of drugs
The League of Nations (LON) was an international organization which was founded at the end of the First World War, in 1919. It was the first permanent international organization whose principal mission was to maintain world peace. During the year of 1920\'s a Russian civil war took place and what seemed to the League as a temporary problem turned worse during the year of 1921 millions of Russian civillians were escaping the war,a refugee is a person who flees for refuge or safety in a foreign co
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I met Shimma while shopping at Wal-Mart in central Phoenix. I had been fascinated by the reports of the Lost Boys that I had heard on TV and read in the newspapers. I knew that some of the Lost Boys were being relocated to Phoenix and hoped to meet some of them along the way on my travels through out Phoenix. I had seen them at bus stops and around the city walking. They have a very distinctive appearance, not your typical African-Americans. They are tall and thin with high cheekbones and dark b
american history
american history
Brian Peterson History 114 ? 02 Exam 1 I. Reconstruction: Option 2 ?Reconstruction can be summed up this way?? During reconstruction a major shift took place in our government. With the passing of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments the United States had become a nation pressing toward equality. With the newly granted freedom to learn how to read and write, marry, practice religion, and vote it seemed as if blacks were in store for a better life. However for freed blacks most aspects of life wer
Marijuana
Marijuana
Why is Marijuana an illegal substance today? With all the research on the benefits of Cannabis as a medicinal drug, why is the government allowing the sale of tobacco - known for its addictive tendencies - and calling Marijuana a ?gate-way? drug? Even enforcing strict penalties on all who grow it or smoke/ingest it? To explain why I support the idea of legalizing Marijuana and why I do not agree with it being made illegal in the first place, I first need to provide some background information on
English essay
English essay
IMDb > Grigory Rasputin > Biography add/change photo Add Resume Quicklinks Top Links biography by votes awards NewsDesk message board Filmographies overview by type by year by ratings by votes by TV series awards by genre by keyword Biographical biography other works publicity photo gallery Twitter blog NewsDesk message board External Links official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips Biography for Grigory Rasputin More at IMDbPro?? ad feedback Date of Birth 22 January 1869,
Gatsby
Gatsby
Gatsby Gold and Silver in The Great Gatsby Is it possible to have a corrupted American Dream? Can someone corrupt the American Dream with emotions or resources people have? Every American usually have an American Dream, no matter how big or small it is. Like Dasiy who was new money, her American Dream was to marry someone that she loved. New money Gatsby’s American Dream was to get rich and be with daisy. These dreams could be easily corrupted and if they were it could affect their social staus.
The Philippines and the World Market
The Philippines and the World Market
April 7, 1997 The Philippines and the World Market The Philippines is considered to be one of the most westernized countries in Asia. It has strong ties to the United States and the United Nations. In fact, It is the only charter member of the U.N. in all of Southeast Asia. The United States has a very close relationship with the economy and culture of the Philippines. For instance, Filipinos have a strong resentment toward communistic countries. During the cold war, the Philippines supported A
Newly Independant Nation
Newly Independant Nation
S.S. Period 4 24-Oct-96 A newly independent nation is seeking advice from other nations as it establishes its domestic policies on a variety of issues. Some of the nations and policies are Japan and there education system, Israel and womens right, and Englands health care system. The first area in which the nation is seeking advise is in the area of education. They are seeking advise from Japan. Japan puts much stress on its education. In Japan there are 240days/year of school at six days per w
Political scientist Stephen J. Wayne, professor of
Political scientist Stephen J. Wayne, professor of
Political scientist Stephen J. Wayne, professor of government at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., answers a wide range of questions about the American political system. A specialist on the presidency, Wayne addresses the question of who was the most popular American president in the 20th century and did his popularity have anything to do with his effectiveness? Wayne also discusses the relationship between the presidency and Congress, and outlines what conditions are usually required
Belonging - some suggested related texts
Belonging - some suggested related texts
Belonging – some suggested related texts These notes have been prepared by Helen Sykes. Helen can be contacted by email at helen.sykes@ cengage.com or by phone on 0247 225 889 or 0413 873 369. Access the website for Dwayne Hopwood’s Nelson Belonging: a text for senior English students at http://secondary.cengage.com.au/title/0170178161/2566. The Arrival by Shaun Tan. Lothian Books 2006. ISBN-13 978-0-7344-0694-1. 128 pp. Wordless picture book/ graphic novel This an extraordinary representation o
The Cons of Globalization, an Essay Against Global
The Cons of Globalization, an Essay Against Global
The Cons of Globalization, an Essay Against Globalization Uploaded by Panda05 on Dec 25, 2004 Antiglobalization After the break-up of Soviet Union, globalization accelerated through the world. It includes the increasing integration of countries' individual economies, the rise in the world trade and multinational companies and the effect of large sums of money moving in and out of economies. People around the globe are more connected to each other then ever before. Information and money flow mor
The media is arguably one of the biggest influence
The media is arguably one of the biggest influence
The media is arguably one of the biggest influences in today's society. We are constantly absorbing different types of media each day. From the news, to entertainment, movies etc. The media can shape the way that we think, what we belief and distinguish a norm from an irregular action, in more intellectual terms, give us controlling ideas. In the films Mickey Mouse Monopoly by Chyng Feng Sun and Miguel Picker and The House I Live In by Eugene Jarecki, many patriarchy, white supremacy representa
The Zipper
The Zipper
The zipper Unknown The zipper is a very common fastener used to secure all kinds of things, especially clothing. But the zipper wasn't always around. Before the zipper was invented, buttons were used in fastening clothes, and so were hooks and eyes that had to be fastened manually. When the zipper first came out, it was somewhat of an oddity; it wasn't widely accepted. But slowly, more and more people started noticing its convenient applications, and soon it could be seen everywhere. The zipper
Sonali PatelMs. Orr
Sonali PatelMs. Orr
Sonali PatelMs. Orr English 3 Block 1 February 22, 2016 How Far Then wear the gold hat, if that will move her; If you can bounce high, bounce for her too, Till she cry Lover, gold-hatted, high-bouncing lover, I must have you! How far would someone go for the one they love? Throughout the ages, people have gone to great lengths in order to impress the ones they love. In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the protagonist, Jay Gatsby, is characterized as a dreamer, a liar and se