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The State Of Nation State

- Nation-State The nation-state has developed quite recently, prior to the 1500s in Europe the nation-state did exist because they didn’t know much else other than the village in which they came from. The term nation-state means a form of political origination in which a group of people who share the same history, traditions or language line in a particular are under one government. But the term the nation-state is much more than that, the hyphen in the middle of the term is what links them. The nation-state has four components which are territory which can also mean land and area....   [tags: Nation, Nationalism, Nation state, Sovereignty]

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Why People Sacrifice Their Life For A Nation?

- “Imagined communities,” a book by Benedict Anderson, attempts to answer the question on why people sacrifice their life for a nation. Why people become very nationalist and ready to be killed in the bloodshed of a war for their nation. Anderson (1991, p. 5) argues that nationality is a cultural object of particular things. Nationality may have a compound intersection with historical powers, capable of being transferred with some changeable degree of perceptions, and may amalgamate congruently with political and ideological assemblages....   [tags: Nationalism, Nation, Nationality, Nation state]

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The Nation As A White Woman

- In order to successfully run a nation, state leaders must actively make a decision about how to nurture patriotic members of the nation. The United States’s first method was to personify the nation as a white woman. The nation needs to be protected, is faultless, and, most importantly, is innocent; this concept enabled the story of America’s people being the story of a white male’s journey into the future. Hence personifying the nation as a white woman not only enabled the permanence of a gendered nation, but also further perpetuated the nation’s emphasis on the nuclear family model....   [tags: United States, Nationalism, Nation]

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A Nation State

- ... The only constant in their history is that rule is by one power (i.e. the king, the military, the president). RUSSIAN FEDERATION (Multinational-state) - Russia 's sense of national identity is long and complicated as a tsarist state, the Bolshevik and Stalin (imperialist and USSR), and now the Russian Federation. Due to it 's size and ethnic diversity, Russia is difficult to govern. The Russian Federation has a minority population of 20% and has 83 sub-units. The official language is Russian and their official religion is Orthodox Christian (75% of pop)....   [tags: United States, Russia, Nation, Nationalism]

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A Nation State Is A Term Composed Of Two Key Notions

- A Nation State is a term composed of two key notions: “nation” and “state”. A nation is defined as a community of people with comparable cultural, ethnic and historical backgrounds who domicile in defined international borders and have some form of recognised governing body which overseas the nation. It is important to note that the word “nation” refers only to a socio-cultural entity, a group of people that share culture, language and traditions. The concept doesn’t necessarily embody the formal political organisations, such as countries....   [tags: Nation, Nationalism, Sovereignty, Nation state]

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Globalization And Its Impact On Nation State

- Despite the fact that globalization has existed for centuries, it appears for many as a threat to the concept of nation-state. However, according to others, globalization has greatly benefit nation-states, and should therefore be conceived as a helpful phenomenon rather than a drawback. But if globalization is not more recent than nation-states, it has however been on the rise for the last decades. Thus it has taken more and more importance at domestic and global scale. This explains the concerns raised by many scholars who see in this expansion the end of nation-states....   [tags: Globalization, Culture, Nation, Nationalism]

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Malcolm X : The Nation Of Islam

- “The future belongs to people who belong for it today”(Malcolm X). In the article, “Learning to Read” by Malcolm X, and he talks about his adventures while in prison. Malcolm X was a hustler that was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbery in 1946. While in prison he tried to find different ways to give himself an education. Malcolm X goes on to further talk about what he went through while out of prison. He also explains what he learned and how it helped him later on in life while working with Elijah Muhammad who was the leader of the Nation of Islam....   [tags: Malcolm X, Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad]

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Irony in Guests of the Nation

- Irony in Guests of the Nation      In the short story, "Guests of the Nation," Frank O'Connor uses irony to illustrate the conflict which men face when their roles as combatants force them to disregard the humanity of their enemies. In both life and literature, irony exists when there is a contrast between expectation and reality. Verbal irony is defined as "a figure of speech in which the actual intent is expressed in words which carry the opposite meaning" (Thrall 248). In dramatic irony there is a contrast between a character's perception of a situation and the actual facts....   [tags: Guests of the Nation Essays]

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Malcolm X : An Afro American Minister Of The Nation Of Islam

- El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, or better known as Malcolm X, was an Afro-American minister of the Nation of Islam (NOI) and human rights activist whose journey for racial equality and religious freedom infuriated white-America throughout the 60’s. Malcolm’s courage and ability to overcome adversity has been showcased through the Hollywood blockbuster hit-film Malcolm X, as directed and produced by Spike Lee. I plan to investigate Lee’s film and highlight the primary objective in making Malcolm X, while simultaneously capturing the religious elements of this film....   [tags: Malcolm X, Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad]

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William Brubaker 's Article On Immigration, Citizenship And The Nation State

- The aim of this essay is to outline and critically evaluate William Brubaker’s article on ‘immigration, citizenship and the nation state’, and his views on the ideal-typical case studies of citizenship and nationhood in France and Germany. Using these two case studies as examples of state and sub state nationalism and their role in contemporary global politics. Brubaker’s work will be critiqued and analysed using relevant journal articles and other text. Firstly critiquing Brubaker’s theory on the ideal model of membership on becoming citizens, then discussing his views on immigration and anomalies of membership today and the problems with citizenship....   [tags: Nation, Nationalism, Germany, Germanic peoples]

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A Nation at Risk and No Child Left Behind: Deja Vu for Administrators

- Before the No Child Left Behind act came into effect there was a report done in 1983 called A Nation At Risk. Within in this report is information and statistics about how academic underachievement had reached national and international scales. In response to this report the National Commission on Excellence in Education came up with 38 recommendations for the schools. The recommendations were divided into five categories: content, Standards and Expectations, Time, Teaching, Leadership and Fiscal Support (A Nation at Risk and No Child Left Behind: DÉJÀ VU FOR ADMINISTRATORS?)....   [tags: A Nation at Risk, No Child Left Behind, education,]

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Indi A Nation Of Contrasts, And The Nation

- India India is well known as a nation of contrasts, and the nation itself is a paradox. It is one of the world’s oldest known civilizations, yet it has only existed as the nation the world now know sit for 67 years. Similarly, it has produced some of the most important contributions to mathematics, science, philosophy, and trade, yet it is still considered to be a developing nation. The country’s history is a long, winding journey that has led it to its current state – the world’s largest democracy featuring both the same technological advancements enjoyed by the first world and the same challenges and problems faced by the rest of the developing world....   [tags: India, Indus Valley Civilization, Soviet Union]

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The United Nation Is An International Organization

- ... It is the United Nation’s goal and the core responsibility of ECOSOC to take the necessary steps to end these abhorrent life styles and attain sustainable development on all three pillars – economic, social and environmental. Based on the work of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, transforming our world, is a plan for people, planet and prosperity. This plan seeks to eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions and is considered indispensable for sustainable development....   [tags: United Nations, Millennium Development Goals]

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Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

- In the book Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser talks about the working conditions of fast food meat slaughterhouses. In the chapter “The Most Dangerous Job,” one of the workers, who despised his job, gave Schlosser an opportunity to walk through a slaughterhouse. As the author was progressed backwards through the slaughterhouse, he noticed how all the workers were sitting very close to each other with steel protective vests and knives. The workers were mainly young Latina women, who worked swiftly, accurately, while trying not to fall behind....   [tags: Eric Schlosser Fast Food Nation Essays]

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Nation-State Building of Belgium

- 1. Introduction “The years of slavery are past, The Belgian rejoices once more; Courage restores to him at last, the rights he held of yore, strong and firm his gasp will be; Keeping the ancient flag unfurled; to fling its message on the watchful world: For king, for right, for liberty.” (Belgian National Anthem, 1830). This was what the Belgian sang when they fought for their independence, the song arises some questions on the situation of Belgium before there was a Belgian state or a Belgian Nation....   [tags: European Union nations development]

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The Sovereignty Of The Nation

- ... The legislation changed the Five Civilized Tribes by removing the chiefs and sold their buildings which they became assimilated into western society. The Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) did put restrictions on the Native tribes but they did aided the Indian sovereignty by stopping the Allotment Act. Two laws passed in 2004 which are Arizona Revised Statue (ARS) 15-710 and ARS 15-341.34 which both require schools in the state of Arizona to implement Native American history in two grades and the curricula....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Birth Of A Nation

- ... Even in the midst of battle, he stops to give a dying Union soldier a drink of water, exhibiting his kind and gentle nature. Then, in a heroic and exceedingly brave act, with the rest of his regiment either killed or in retreat, he charges on and plants his Confederate flag in a union cannon before being captured. This scene serves to cement Ben Cameron’s character as a true southern gentleman and the hero of the story, while also confirming white supremacist ideology that was still ubiquitous in american culture at the time of the films release....   [tags: Ku Klux Klan, African American]

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The Birth Of A Nation

- ... For obvious reasons no black man will summit to filming this scene, where his own race is being treated as inferior. Here a black man is portrayed as cruel and rough. During this era African Americans and people of color had no roles or privileges for acting and being part of a film that was meant to be seen by Americans. If people of color were used as actors, the white portion of the population will object to watching the film. The reason why this character is important is because he is used as a representation of what people of this era, white people, thought it was the truth about the entire race....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race]

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The Shaping Of A Nation

- July 1, 1776. John Dickinson, a representative from Philadelphia, delivered a speech to the Continental Congress, saying that declaring independence from Britain would be suicide. John Adams, from Massachusetts, gave his rebuttal, supporting a declaration of independence. When the time came for a vote, Pennsylvania voted no, New York abstained, and South Carolina requested a continuance. The following day, South Carolina reversed its position and independence was adopted with twelve votes. The Committee of Five appointed to draft the Declaration of Independence, including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston, and Roger Sherman, produced a finished product and, o...   [tags: US History]

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The Development Of A Nation

- ... The addition of the people in Roman governance ensured that laws or legislation proposed by the consuls went through strict review process . Although, only the Patricians could vie for governmental positions and the plebeians were relegated to the fringes of society. The launch of the council of plebs allowed the plebeians to review and accept laws proposed by the consuls . Having a multi-faceted form of government ensured that there was cooperation amongst the divisions of government. For instance, when the Consuls were in Rome, they would propose issues for the senate to discuss and they would also summon the assemblies to vote on the proposed law ....   [tags: Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Roman Republic]

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The Nation of Brazil

- Brazil was a colony owned by Pedro Alvares Cabral and Portuguese in the 1500s up until 1892 when they gain their independence. It is filled with many natural resources, such as iron ore, gold, oil, coffee, peanuts and timber. Brazil is identified with diversity and culture. The Brazilian people are classified as mestizos, descendants of Portuguese sailors and Native American and mulattoes, which are descendants of Portuguese and African slaves. The nation is also known for its beautiful tourist cities such Rio de Janiero, Amazon River and forest, the samba, and Brazilian nuts....   [tags: Countries of The World]

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- In a society enshrouded by a type of melancholy found only in Turkey, there is no feeling more pervasive than alienation. Like a low flying cloud, hüzun hangs over Turkey and fills even the brightest hopes of the Republic with a measure of gloom. Caused principally by a crisis of identity, alienation renders much of the population of Turkey detached from the political and social processes. Though Turkey was once a part of a great empire that spanned much of Europe and Asia, it is now a dwarf of its former self....   [tags: International Politics]

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The Nation of Mexico

- The purpose of this paper is to provide in-depth information about Mexico’s economy, government, military, religion, and historical events that shaped the country. Mexico is located north of the United States; it borders the Caribbean Sea and the gulf of New Mexico. The total area is equal to 1,972,550 sq km; land taking up 1,923040 sq km and water taking up 49,510 sq km. Mexico gained itself independence on 16 September 1810, making their national holiday being that date. The Mexican flag has three equal vertical bands of green white, and red; the coat of arms is in the middle of the white band....   [tags: Countries of The World]

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The Nation of Russia

- Russia’s social society as a whole is very different from that of other countries that surround it. Russia is physically the largest country in the world, and because the people are so widespread the social norms vary from place to place. Also, there are social characteristics that are evident in the cities that are drastically different than those seen in the small villages scattered throughout much of Russia’s rural countryside. The family structure and women’s roles are different in the urban areas than they are in the rural areas....   [tags: Countries of The World]

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The Children of this Nation are not Being Treated Equally

- In 1992, Ireland’s government signed up to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), which would lead some to believe that Ireland’s government is committed to ensuring that every child in Ireland gets the best chance possible in life. Unfortunately though this is not the case as each day in Ireland there are thousands of vulnerable children that are not having some of their basic needs met. Since 2009 the Children’s Rights Alliance publishes a report card each year that scrutinises the Government’s progress on its key promises to children (Children’s Rights Alliance, n.d.)....   [tags: Ireland, United Nations, Child Rights]

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A Nation

- A Nation A nation is said to exist when it could traced its origins through the state, in which it associate itself with, histories. Additionally, the cultural elites must be established and well-versed in writing and speaking the national language. There must also be a valid reason for its claim on a certain territory. It is only when these three requirements are fulfilled will the international community consider their claim for a nation (Hobsbawm, 1990: 37). Disagreements, however, tend to arise in the political community over the definition of a nation....   [tags: Papers]

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The Blackfoot Nation

- Across Canada and the United States there are many First Nations languages which are a part of the Algonquian language family, all of which with varying states of health. Although these languages share many characteristics of the Algonquian language family, the cultures, systems of beliefs, and geographic location of their respective Nations differentiate them. In being shaped by the landscape, cultures, and spirituality of the First Nations, the language brings the speakers closer to their land and traditions while reaffirming their identity as First Peoples....   [tags: Niitsitapiiksi, Canada]

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Nation of Immigrants

- The American dream is an illusion of any person aspiring to be a part of a nation that calls itself “the home of the free”. Often imagery of America communicates ideas of freedom, equality, and success in life, from these we associate the American Dream. Immigrants are trying to escape from other nations where there are people dying in the streets and families that cannot make enough money to put food on the table. These people see America as the land of prosperity and opportunity; many come to this country for refuge....   [tags: Immigration]

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Stealing a Nation

- In the book "Freedom Next Time (2007)" written by the world’s renowned journalist and documentary filmmaker, John Pilger, gives us the prevalence of the chronicles of five countries which is, as he expresses: “about empire, its façades and the enduring struggle of people for their freedom” (Pilger, 1). It is a book of individual struggles for peace, security, and a civilized nation with strong government. The opening chapter “Stealing a Nation” is an upsetting story of San Diego which unfolds the time, about 40 years ago, that had been secretly buried away until just recently....   [tags: sociology, corporate crime, chagonassians]

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The Osage Nation

- The United States of American is a country that was previously inhabited before the European Anglo-Saxons came across that Atlantic Ocean. It was a nation of independent people, multiple tribes in many places both those who made one place their home year round and others who traveled with the seasons. In the middle of this big island laid a land that belonged to the Osage tribe, and what a mighty tribe it was and still is. In the 17th century the original Osage tribe separated from the Sioux their language almost extinct belongs to the Siouan family, few Osage still speak this native language....   [tags: History of the Osage Indians]

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An Inseparable Nation

- The Church and the government have been two of the strongest influences on mankind for many centuries. Both powers have received great faithfulness from citizens, yet both receive harsh criticism as well. Many people view these two factions as entirely separate entities; however, this ideology is a fallacy. The government and the Church are two independent institutions that cannot be separated; rather, they must work in conjunction to ensure the happiness of the American people. Conflicts between the Church and the government have been apparent since before the time of the Romans....   [tags: Religion, Government]

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Nation Of Poverty

- Introduction “Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. And overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life.” ― Nelson Mandela (Mandela, 2005, p. 123) It has been said that poor people have poor ways. Professionals use the term culture of poverty to describe that people in poverty share consistent and observable characteristics....   [tags: Slavery, Apartheid, Societies]

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Racism : A Nation Of Nations

- ... Although some of these pro and cons can be the problems that our country is facing, but is a big enough problem to blame diversity on the wrongs that do accrue. This county has come a long way with racism and diversity, according to the acritical (Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks), an African American was arrested on December 1, 1955, during a daily evening rush hour in Montgomery, Alabama. Parks a 42-year-old woman took a seat on the bus on her way home from the Montgomery Fair department store where she works....   [tags: United States, Barack Obama, Democratic Party]

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Border Patrol Nation : A Nation Without Borders

- ... Throughout the book, the author tried to portrays the CBP and ICE as feeding monsters, who always keep the detention center beds filled and reap the federal budget. The thesis revolves around the militarization of the Border Patrol Agency, detention, deportation, humiliation and harassment of illegal immigrants by the agency, erosion of civil liberties, NSA’s privacy violations and a careful research to expose a vast and booming billion dollars industry. He shows that how the entire country has become a militarized border zone, with consequences that affect us all....   [tags: United States Department of Homeland Security]

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Religion As A Need For A Nation

- Religion as a need for a Nation Elaborated in depth it is observed that the United States Stand on a rather solid foundation as far as the government and state is concerned, from its birth many a checks and balances has been implanted to its governing structure to ensure that only the maker using supernatural forces could deprive the people of their liberties and their freedom. Thus, being the nature of our nations governing body the same cannot be stated for a religion yet any nation must rely on a religion(s) to succeed According to Michael Novak & Thomas Jefferson (2001), “Sir said Mr....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam]

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The Social Sciences On The Nation State

- The contemporary concept of the nation-state came into being as a result of the Treaty of Westphalia1, and it 's rise to become the dominant form of social organisation can arguably be viewed as a direct consequence of decolonisation.2 The focus of the social sciences on the nation-state as a primary unit or level of analysis can be seen to be drawn from the sociological perspective of positivism, which sought to base the social sciences on the quantifiable methodologies of the natural sciences3, and in the subsequent macrosociological developments.4 However, whilst it provides a useful unit of categorisation and compartmentalisation, in the modern era the focus on the nation-state “...has p...   [tags: Sociology, Social sciences, Nationalism]

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Drug Policies Of America As A Nation

- Drug Policies in America In America, the frightened public is the basis for policy making. Popular sovereignty fortifies justice and eradicates injustice in the moment of the issue though it often does not look far enough into the future. Throughout the growth of the nation, America has been frightened of the idea of drugs. With these thoughts in mind only, the public created law after law and act after act of punishments to prevent America from becoming corrupt by the evil that is drugs. In response to the scares, policies were made like the following: the Heroin Act (1924), the Narcotics Control Act (1956), and the Anti-Drug Abuse Act (1988)....   [tags: Drug addiction, Illegal drug trade, Prohibition]

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The Struggles Of A Developing Nation

- The struggles of a developing nation Every nation has the same goal and pursuit, the pursuit of prosperity, security, and stability. If this pursuit is effective in all nations, each nation would achieve social, economic and political stability.Although some nations are closer to achieving this goal, others are unable to effectively apply public policy to produce a stable nation. Developing nations face many issues that developed countries don’t have to worry about.From structural issues within the government, to issues with feeding their citizens, some countries seem to be struggling with what appears to be basic survival issues while others are thriving....   [tags: Developing country, Developed country, Cyprus]

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The Nation Is Aware of the Abolotionist Movement

- The nation suddenly became alert, the nation suddenly had an opinion, and the nation suddenly cares. The abolitionist movement had a great impact on the nation. The abolitionist movement got the nation’s attention unlike the anti-slavery movement. The anti-slavery movement and the abolitionist movement have the same idea but each have a different purpose. There were many staunch supporters to Abolitionism, being stern and uncompromising enemies of slavery. Anti-Abolitionism, almost costing William Lloyd Garrison his life, also persuaded some members of the movement that they needed a stronger approach to get their point across....   [tags: impact, purpose, slavery, approach]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Birth Of A Nation '

- D. W. Griffith’s 1915 film, “The Birth of a Nation,” initially titled “The Clansmen,” did little to refute the prejudice undertone of post civil war america. Constructed from a novel by Thomas Dixon Jr., the film nearly deemed the emancipation of slavery a mistake which displaced the construction of society ­ a mistake that could only be corrected by stainless sheet wearing vigilantes born of the film who bore the name, the Klu Klux Klan. The civil war was thought to start the momentum of a turned leaf in the United States; however, “The Birth of Nation” brought reconstruction to a screeching halt, revealing the hatred present in America and reverting American opinion back more than fifty ye...   [tags: African American, Black people, White people, Race]

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Birth Of A Nation : The Civil War

- In the movie Birth of a Nation, the first half of the story is based off the Civil War, and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan. The movie is divided into two parts, Pre-Civil War America and Reconstruction. After covering the Civil War, the story starts to introduce the Southern Camerons and Northern Stonemans. Birth of a Nation is told from the perspectives of these two families. The rise of the Ku Klux Klan, and Reconstruction is introduced in the second half. In the second half of the movie, racism becomes more apparent....   [tags: Black people, Race, Racism, American Civil War]

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The Death of a President Changes to the Nation

- The death of a president in office is often a pivotal time for a nation. The people of that nation can choose from a host of ways to deal with the situation. The most powerful rhetoric after such a loss often comes not in words, but in pictures. These photographs can make more powerful arguments, more subtly than words ever could. On November 22, 1963, President John F Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald mortally wounded the president with three shots fired from the sixth floor of the Texas Book Depository....   [tags: john f kennedy, assassination, funeral]

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Unemployment And Its Effects On The Nation

- ... Much less, the effect it has on their nation. From a social standpoint unemployment brings about many misfortunes within the individual 's life. When a person loses their job, their income is automatically cut off from that point on. One lost paycheck can lead to one family losing their home. Deficiency of a steady income can result in poverty, home foreclosures, and inability to provide for oneself and their family. Among a house with little to no income with children in it, they are deprived a nurturing education and stable life....   [tags: Unemployment, Macroeconomics, Economics]

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The Struggle to Become a Nation

- In this essay, I am going to analyze the process of creating a nation in Cuba, Brazil and Mexico respectively. I am going to give a profound examination of Latin American’s struggle to become a nation. Moreover, this paper will compare and contrast critical topics such as the abolition of slavery in Brazil, racial issues and war in Cuba and social revolution in Mexico. The main similarities between the abolition of slavery in Brazil, racial issues and war in Cuba and social revolution in Mexico are their struggle to gain equal opportunity for all people living in the same land....   [tags: Latin America, Social Revolution]

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The Human Development Index Of A Nation

- ... In order to maintain a balanced weight people must burn the same amount of calories they eat to make both sides equivalent, but what people, that are overweight, do is eat more than they can burn naturally. The excessive amount of calories must be burned off by working out, which most people don’t have the time or money to do so. Many people are also very lazy and decide to just let it sit in their body leading to more weight to settle in. “Main causes that overweight can provoke are: type two diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, liver disease, stroke, and osteoarthritis” (NIH 2015)....   [tags: Obesity, Weight loss, Hypertension, Cancer]

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Why The Constitution Was Essential For The Nation

- The Need for a Stricter Campaign Finance System in America In 1787, Americaś Founding Fathers decided that it was time to create the United States´ (U.S.) Constitution, the most important - yet controversial - document in our nation. After the frivolous Articles of Confederation proved the weaknesses of the federal government, our Founding Fathers came to the realization that the need for a strong federal government was vital, while maintaining a democracy that was representative for the people....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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The Role of Women in the Development of a Nation

- The contribution of women in the development of a nation has often been neglected. Especially in developing countries, seldom do we see women entrepreneurs who make an impact on the country’s economy and who contribute to the building of the nation. The present study is carried out with an intention to bring out the significant contribution of women entrepreneurs in India. The aim of the study is to emphasize the extensive outcomes of collective efforts of women force in India. The role of Chanda Kochchar in banking sector is considered as a case study for the present article....   [tags: india, chanda kochchar, banking sector]

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The Police Force And The Security Of The Nation

- Preventing crime is what the police force was formed to accomplish. Involving the intelligence aspect into the police force is a fairly new concept. In all areas of the society, policing crime must evolve in order to stay current, and a viable option to prevent crime. Criminals have must evolved with technology and the crime fighter must do so as well. A major part of the evolution of fighting crime is technology, another part of the evolution is communication. Proper communication with between law enforcement, intelligence and National Security agencies is vital for the security of the nation....   [tags: Police, Crime, Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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Malcolm X And The Nation Of Islam

- "The press is so powerful in its image-making role, it can make a criminal look like he 's the victim and make the victim look like he 's the criminal." -- Malcolm X. When Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam rose to popularity through the 1950’s and 1960’s it was highly criticized by the media. Both parties sought to uplift African Americans and pull them from the grasps of white oppression and superiority. Words such as “black supremacists,” “anti-white,” “extremists,” and many others were used in the media to characterize Malcolm X and the NOI....   [tags: Black people, Racism, Black supremacy, Race]

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Mexican Immigration : A Nation Of Immigrants

- ... Beyond 1848: Readings in the Modern Chicano Historical Experience. 1st ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/ Hunt Publishing Company, UTSA, n.d. http://www.utsa.edu/president/Essays/Beyond%201848-Responses%20to%20Mexican%20Immigration%201910-1930.pdf. April 14, 2015). After the revolution Mexican government failed to provide to their citizens the sufficient resources to improve their lives, Mexican citizens were seeking for better opportunities. The great depression was the new stage of the United States´economy....   [tags: United States, Mexican American, Mexico]

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The United States As A Nation Of Immigrants

- As a nation of immigrants, the US population was characterized by multiplicity. For many years in history, the United States was likened to a “melting pot.” It meant that as immigrants from different regions and cultures came to live in the United States, their old ways of life melt away, and they became part of the American culture. The United States was thus compared to a big pot of soup that had bits of flavor from each different culture. In 2015, American immigrants currently comprise 13.3 percent of the nation 's total population, reaching the highest level in the nation in few decades, like Mexico, China or India....   [tags: United States, Immigration to the United States]

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The Grievances Of The American Nation

- The grievances of the American nation that were later interpreted in the Declaration of Independence obeyed the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God. Inter alia, the nation was outraged by the fact there was an unfair social division. People struggled for the principle of equality for all. Among all, human rights, the nation wished to achieve Right for Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. The current Government abolished human rights and desires. It limited the freedom of particular population....   [tags: United States Declaration of Independence]

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A Nation of Grinders by David Brooks

- Booker T. Washington once reminiscently wrote, "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome" (Washington). Washington's conviction that success is to be defined by tenacity and achievements throughout one's lifetime directly corroborates David Brooks's credence that success derives from a sound work ethic and perseverance as demonstrated in his article, "A Nation of Grinders." The speaker, who is typified as philosophical and sage, argues to an audience comprised of average American citizens striving for prosperity, that success is not merely calculated based on materialistic possessions but rather by the acquis...   [tags: happiness, diligence, experience]

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Education Is Essential For A Nation

- The youth of the nation are both the backbone and living representation of what the future will hold. A teacher once told me, that the reason why she teaches is because the knowledge she gives us will greatly affect the world and she hopes it is for a positive effect. Education is essential for a nation to survive and thrive. What that education consists of is determined by what society views as important for the future. Therefore, why is it that the government is more concerned about funding and the other nation 's views than on the young 's people is education....   [tags: High school, Education in the United States]

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The Influence of a Superpower: Aiding a Nation

- In July of 2011, South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan, becoming the world’s youngest country (Government of the Republic of South Sudan). This monumental event came with a long history of conflict, war, and struggle. At the time, Sudan faced civil unrest in many regions of its country, especially in the southern and western regions. The one most recently affected is the city of Darfur in the West. Although, South Sudan gained its independence, it was not done alone. The northeastern country of Sudan received American aid and guidance through support, resources, the implementation of policies, and reformation (South Sudan Profile)....   [tags: sudan, sudanese conflicts, african countries]

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D.W. Griffith and The Birth of a Nation

- In 1915 the American film industry was forever changed as it took its first step toward modern filmmaking. It was the year D.W. Griffith’s A The Birth of a Nation was released, a racially insensitive film depicting life during the Civil War and Reconstruction in America. It is arguably first major success in American cinema as it was the highest grossing film of its time. It is no accident that the film destine to redefine the film industry in the United States would inevitable be a national historical epic, for the film was a response to the growing presents of foreign films dominating American cinema....   [tags: history of film making]

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Watergate : The Crime That Shocked A Nation

- Watergate: The Crime that Shocked a Nation White collar crime is a term created by Edwin Sutherland in 1939 that refers to crimes committed by people of higher social status, companies, and the government according to the book “White-Collar Crime in a Nutshell” by Ellen Podgor and Jerold Israel. White collar crimes are usually non-violent crimes committed in order to have a financial-gain (Podgor and Israel 3). A very well known white collar crime that has even been taught in many history classes is the Watergate scandal....   [tags: Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon]

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Not All The World Of The Jewish Nation

- ... They didn 't believe in him, nor did they obey this voice; they rebelled against him, they provoked to anger, and grieved his holy spirit, as they afterwards slighted and despised his gospel by the prophets. By having confidence in his name; for confidence receiving him as the world , and Son of God, as the Messiah, Savior, and Redeemer; an accepting beauty out of his fullness, and each gift from him, as a defending nobility, acquittal of sin, and a legacy among them that are blessed; for however the all inclusive statement rejected him, there were somewhere in the range of few that got him....   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, God, Christianity]

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Is The United States A Liberal Nation?

- Amanda Farias Akf632 GOV S310L August 15, 2015 Is the United States a Liberal Nation. Is the United States a Liberal Nation. That is a good question; America was founded on the basic principles that all have unalienable rights as individuals. The very fundamentals of liberal ideals stem from ideas and beliefs such as freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion for all belief systems, as well as the separation of church and state. It continues with other beliefs such as right to due process and quality under the law....   [tags: Liberalism, Classical liberalism]

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Culture Is The Bedrock Of A Nation

- ... There are over 120 languages in the Philippines, but the most common language used is Tagalog. Filipinos are taught Tagalog and English through grade school, with Tagalog being the national language. Terrain. The Philippines is a group of 7100 islands, located in the Western Pacific Ocean. It is considered Southeast Asia. The Cordillera Central is a row of hills and mountain ranges that run north to Luzon Straight (blaza, 2016). The Cordillera Central contains three ranges that are 5900 feet in height and run parallel to each other (blaza, 2016)....   [tags: Philippines, Mindanao]

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The Birth Of The Nation Of America

- Constitution The birth of the nation of America was a miraculous occurrence, but not without a few obstacles along the way. As with any beginning nation, a form of government was the top priority. However, the founding fathers of America failed to accomplish this feat with their first attempt, the Articles of Confederation. Thankfully, in this situation, second time’s a charm, as the Constitution was created and ultimately ratified to rule the land. This magnificent document has withstood the test of time and still keeps the government flowing....   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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Japan Is The Oldest Nation Of The World

- ... The elderly proportion is nearly doubled. The population aging in Japan is unprecedented. Scholars predict that population aging in Japan would continue over the next five decades. By 2030, 1 in every 3 persons will be aged 65 years or above, and approximately 1 in every 5 persons will be aged 75 years or above. By 2050, there will be more than 1 in every 3 persons aged 60 years or above, and approximately 1 in every 5 persons aged 80 years or above. “Japan will experience a remarkable increase in the number of centenarians over the next half century, from less than 13,000 in 2000 to almost 1 million in 2050,” according to Population Division, DESA, United Nations (2013), “Nearly 1% of...   [tags: Demography, Population, Aging, Gerontology]

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Lack of Recycling in the Community and the Nation

- Recycling in our community has the potential to greatly aid our state in saving money by gaining money from recyclables. It is estimated that 1.2 billion worth of recyclables were disposed as waste in only four states. It also gives people in the community jobs that employ more people than the bio-tech industry. Recycling can also reduce the amount of pollutants that enter the rivers, streams, and other waters by reducing discharges to the environment and save wildlife. Recycling has many benefits that include saving money, helping the environment, as well as aiding in people’s health....   [tags: environment, air pollution, health, recycle]

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America is NOT a Christian Nation

- On a daily basis we lie to, hassle, hustle, persecute, degrade, judge, kill, leave to starve, and envy not only our fellow American, but we do these things to the man sitting right next to us, but “In God We Trust,” right. Wrong. How can we possibly claim to be a Christian nation when we have been through hundreds of years of religious rights violations, when we have people who are in diar need but no one as a whole no one cares enough about them, and when the African-American species faces endangerment....   [tags: Religion in America]

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The People, the Nation, and the NSA

- Together as a society we have grown in many ways. Many people would likely say that the greatest growth we have experienced as a nation has been through technology. With the increasing use of technology in America, data has also become an abundant factor. Data use in America has become so common in fact, that now even the National Security Agency has begun to take notice. In the recent past, it has been discovered that the NSA has begun to compile this data across America. They excuse this collection of data as a safeguard to the nation’s security....   [tags: data, technology, surveillance, freedom, terrorism]

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An Imperative Decision Founders Of A Nation

- An imperative decision founders of a nation must make is how the legislature will be organized. Choosing unicameral, one chamber, or bicameral, two chamber, organization can be an incredibly difficult choice. As to which one is better, there is no clear-cut answer. While small countries usually establish unicameral systems, federal/democratic systems typically implement bicameral systems as some claim it provides better representation of the people. Since larger countries tend to have larger populations, they tend to implement bicameral systems....   [tags: United States, Legislatures, United States Senate]

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America Is A Nation Of Many Freedoms

- America is known as a nation of many freedoms. When asked to describe it people often associate the U.S. with one of its many symbols: home of Lady Liberty, Uncle Sam, and the bold eagle that soars over the Atlantic Ocean. Indeed to many people it is the greatest country in the world. Unfortunately the possibility that America once offered seems to become more and more unreachable as the number of moral issues continues to rise throughout the nation. Once united, the country now faces a magnitude of varying moral and social discourse that is progressively plunging the U.S....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Gender]

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The New Americ A Nation Of Immigrants

- ... To come here to States you should have to take a test prior to come here and you must have a thorough background check of your family that lives in the United States. Reading “Immigration in America” you get the sense that they don’t believe that Immigrants should be coming into the United States illegally and that we got to stop them at all costs. The author of this article is not saying people from other counties should not be allowed in legally if they got through the right procedures. The big topic that this author is trying to get through to the audience reading this is that by illegal immigrants coming to this country they are taking jobs away from the Americans that always lived...   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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The Shame Of The Nation By Jonathan Kozol

- Christine Gregoire argues that “One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so.” This quote is important because it is related to the main purpose of this paper, which is the obstacles and equality in the education system in the United States . It shows that everyone need to have the chance of getting a dignified education. Also, giving people the opportunity to education, can be a very good start on turning communities into better places with more educated people....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher]

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The Shame Of A Nation By Jonathan Kozol

- THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES Paul Buck once said, “If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday” (Buck, P.). Considering that the relationship between America and minorities is entrench with bias, prejudice, and oppression it isn’t difficult to see why the public education system is over flowing with policies that promote institutional racism. The novel, The Shame of a nation by Jonathan Kozol and the short film, Eyes on the prize aim to educate the masses about the history of oppression in America’s educational system and the residual effects of the oppression on the present....   [tags: Education, Sociology]

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The Religion Of Egypt : A Christian Nation

- ... Both religions have important texts that speaks about their beliefs, practices, and how followers of Islam and Christianity should behave in their everyday life; for Islam, it is the Qur 'an and for Christianity, it is the Bible (ReligionFacts). Islam and Christianity have some of the same people mentioned in the history of the religions such as Jesus, Moses, and Abraham. The men have different roles described in Islam and Christianity, but they all share the same history of working for God in the Qur’an and Bible (BBC News)....   [tags: Islam, Egypt, Muhammad, Christianity]

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The Legacy Of The Army And The Nation

- ... I started to push myself harder and dedicate myself to being a better soldier and leader for my peers. SSG Minahan commanded respect which made me strive to meet his standard. He made us strive to be better analysts and more physically fit soldiers. With his motivation and leadership, we went from individuals to a cohesive team. SSG Minahan had an incredible ability to motivate. Regardless the task or the mission, he always found a way to motivate us to give our best. SSG Minahan liked to take us on last man up runs every Wednesday around Barton Field....   [tags: Non-commissioned officer, Soldier, Sergeant]

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Uranium Exposure on the Navajo Nation

- Introduction The Navajo Nations geology makes it one of the riches deposit sites for uranium and other nonrenewable resources. Uranium is a naturally occurring element in trace amounts in the earth’s crust and has been used for many different purposes. In the last century the uranium ore was used extensively by the federal government for atomic energy defenses. Uranium mine operators removed nearly four million tons of ore from 1944 to 1986 resulting in 520 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation (Maldonado 2005)....   [tags: element, hazard, mining, carcinogen, safety]

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Herb is the Healing of a Nation

- Herb is the Healing of a Nation Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are the sovereign rights of a man. This means every human should be able to live a fulfilling life as they see fit following dreams and aspirations until happiness and inner peace is achieved. From the dawn of human time expanding one’s conscious was the known path to enlightenment, self actualization, and ultimate happiness. People take all different routes whether it is through religion, meditation, knowledge, or even the use of psychedelics like marijuana....   [tags: Drugs]

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An Introduction To The Nation of Germany

- Introduction & County Background Geographically, Germany is centrally located in the heart of Europe. Germany’s land mass goes from the North Sea to the Baltic Sea in the North, to the Alps in the South. (World Geography, 2012) The country covers 138,000 square miles, making it approximately the combined size of Missouri and Washington State. (US Fast Facts, 2012) Germany is a federal parliamentary republic that has a current population of around 81 million people, making it the fifteenth most populous country in the world....   [tags: Countries of The World]

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Shame Of The Nation By Jonathan Kozol

- Shame of the Nation by Jonathan Kozol was an interesting book that dealt with Kozols opinion on the condition of inner-city public schools from then to today. He talks about a serious reversal of the current pattern of intensifying segregation and desegregation. Kozol provides examples of how and when this is occurring and how he feels about it. He talks to kid, principals, parents, and some community members to help back-up his main point. Kozols believes that segregation in our schools is dangerous....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Independent school]

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Immigration Policy : A Nation Of Immigrants

- The United States has always been known as a nation of immigrants; however as of late, the policy enacted upon immigrants does not seem to reflect that ideology. In order to understand how to effectively write immigration policy, it is important to acknowledge the history, politics, and philosophy of such legislation. Particularly in the last ten years, congress has worked on a lot of immigration policy like the Dream Act, a piece of legislation that worked to provide citizenship to undocumented immigrants....   [tags: Immigration, Immigration to the United States]

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Cultural Diversity : A Nation Of Immigrants

- The United States has been described as a “Nation of Immigrants,” as a “mosaic,” or, more traditionally, as a “melting pot” of cultures. In fact, cultural diversity is a common thread in the fabric of American society. Culture, meaning how a group functions in society, or has been defined as: ...multiple influences, including race, ethnicity, nationality, language, and gender, but it also extends to socioeconomic status, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, and occupation, among other factors....   [tags: United States, Culture]

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The Expansion Of A New Independent Nation

- ... By 1803, Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio were brought into the Union as states; between 1816 and 1821, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, Maine, and Missouri were admitted as a result of the second burst of expansion. With this westward expansion came the customs that the migrants had from their Eastern regions. For example, those that went to the area known as the “Old Northwest” (today’s region of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota) from New England grew wheat as their primary crop, had dairy farms, and planted fruit orchards....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Early Formation Of The American Nation

- ... 2. Does “Anglo-conformity”, discussed in this chapter, still characterize the expected path of assimilation for new immigrants to America. Is the “melting pot” model more applicable to U.S. society today than in past eras. (300-400 words) I think there is a huge expectation of immigration in the United States, maybe more than before. Back in the ninehundreds, people were fine and even encouraged immigrates to come to America. Now a days, you need to spend thousands of dollars, have visas, go through medicals, etc....   [tags: Ethnic group, Race, United States, Immigration]

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