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111: The Effectiveness of Eisenhower's First Term: 1953-1956
... his "Open Skies" program that would allow mutual air reconnaissance over military installations. On December 5, 1955, Martin Luther King began a boycott of Montgomery Alabama city busses. In June of 1956, the federal highway bill authorizing funds for the interstate highway system was signed. Israel invaded the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula while the British and French attacked Egyptian forces around the Suez Canal during the months of October and November 1956. Also the administration had to face both the rising expectations of the colonial world and the issue of civil rights in the United States. These two challenges along with Korea, Senator McCarthy, and the Bricker Amendment, proved to be some of the greatest problems of the Eisenhower administration. On September 18, the first scandal of ... decided to let the Senate take care of McCarthy, and over time it did. Until the time McCarthy left, President Eisenhower restrained his actions and retaliations against him. During this time the issue of civil rights was gaining more attention. With all the other events arising, "somehow no one gave much thought to the special problems of the Negro, and practically nothing was done about this politically sensitive matter."21 ...
112: Buffalo Bill
Buffalo Bill William Frederick Cody, also known as Buffalo Bill, was born into an anti-slavery family. He had a rough childhood, but despite this hardship he grew up to be an adventurous wild west showman, and achieve many historical goals. On February 26, 1846 ... his brother Sam and his black dog, Turk. William also had some young Indian friends he met while on a picnic with his sisters. The Indians were trying to steal the Cody's lunch, but Bill stopped them and became friends with them. Besides picnics, young Will also enjoyed riding horses, having pretend Indian fights with Sam, and hunting in the woods. Sadly, Samuel died when he was thrown from ...
113: Women In Iran
By: David Hak E-mail: SunsetVIP@aol.com Organized and Institutionalized Sexual Exploitation and Violence Policy and Law The "Press Law and Women Bill" was ratified into law on the 13th of August 1998 in Iran; it is the Fifth Amendment of Article 6 of the press law. The bill states that, "commercial use of women's image and texts declaring women's issues, humiliation, insult, propagation of formality, use of ornaments, and defending women's beyond the bounds of legal and religious law is forbidden." Violators of the law will be punished with lashes and imprisonment, as well as losing their publication license. Consequences of "Press Law and Women Bill" include: According to this amendment, supporting or defending the rights of women in any publication is strictly banned because it is believed that such arguments create more contention and adversity between men and women. ...
114: Plato vs. Aristotle
... a result of the fact that today's political philosophy differs from both philosopher's. While Aristotle and Plato uphold the good of the community or state above individual good, today's constitution includes a bill of rights that guarantees the rights of each individual in the nation. Having these individual rights is a necessity for today's citizens. Going back in history to 1787 will show that one of the reasons there was controversy in ...
115: Problems with Gun Control
Problems with Gun Control "If the second amendment does not mean what it says, what about the first?", this was the question asked by author, and National Rifle Association member, Bill Clede. In his article "Gun Control, Press Control", he warns journalists about the hidden dangers associated with gun control. When dealing with the interpretation of the Constitution, there is two views one can take. The ... the Constitution had in mind when they drafted it. The Constitution can also be viewed as a living document, in which the interpretation should be surveyed in light of today's social and politics environments. Bill Clede ideas in his article seem to be guild by the idea of the Constitution being a living document. At the time the Second Amendment was written, it had a major impact on this country ... the people. This Amendment gave the power to the people to bear arms for protection. As Clede points out in his article, it was not the intent or purpose of this Amendment to bestow unlimited rights upon the people. The question to ask today is, are the people responsible enough to have the unlimited rights that they seem to have under this Amendment. Clede states, "that does not mean that ...
116: Plato versus Aristotle
... a result of the fact that today's political philosophy differs from both philosopher's. While Aristotle and Plato uphold the good of the community or state above individual good, today's constitution includes a bill of rights that guarantees the rights of each individual in the nation. Having these individual rights is a necessity for today's citizens. Going back in history to 1787 will show that one of the reasons there was controversy in ...
117: Emily Murphy: A Great Canadian
Emily Murphy: A Great Canadian It was only in this century that women in Canada had equal rights as men. But this would never happen if women themselves would not start fighting for their rights. One of these women was Emily Murphy and her greatest achievement, Emily proved that women are `persons' and therefore they have the right to work in any political office. Her life and political career lead ... the literary section of the Winnipeg Tribune for a few years before moving to Alberta in 1907." In her new home Emily became very active in civic affairs especially in law that would improve the rights of women and children. In 1900's in Alberta any man who, for example, had a farm and was married could sell that farm and leave his wife and children walking away with the ...
118: Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson
... even to observe a bigoted intolerance for all religions but hers. The difficulties with our representatives were of habit and despair, not of reflection & conviction. Experience soon proved that they could bring their minds to rights on the first summons of their attention. But the king's council, which acted as another house of legislature, held their places at will & were in most humble obedience to that will: the Governor too ... ours, must have related to something else, for I well remember P. Randolph's informing me of the crossing of our messengers. The next event which excited our sympathies for Massachusets was the Boston port bill, by which that port was to be shut up on the 1st of June, 1774. This arrived while we were in session in the spring of that year. The lead in the house on these ... over for the revolutionary precedents & forms of the Puritans of that day, preserved by him, we cooked up a resolution, somewhat modernizing their phrases, for appointing the 1st day of June, on which the Port bill was to commence, for a day of fasting, humiliation & prayer, to implore heaven to avert from us the evils of civil war, to inspire us with firmness in support of our rights, and to ...
119: Plato Vs. Aristotle
... a result of the fact that today's political philosophy differs from both philosopher's. While Aristotle and Plato uphold the good of the community or state above individual good, today's constitution includes a bill of rights that guarantees the rights of each individual in the nation. Having these individual rights is a necessity for today's citizens. Going back in history to 1787 will show that one of the reasons there was controversy in ...
120: Bill Gates
Bill Gates We read books for a number of reasons but usually because we want to or we have to. When you pick up a book it falls into one of three types, dependent on whether ... figure in this industry, then this is definitely "the third type of book." The book that I was able to read was Gates by Stephen Manes and Paul Andrews. It was about how man named Bill Gates became the foundation of computing industry and how he reinvented an industry- and made himself the richest man in America. William (Bill) Gates is the computer industry's youngest billionaire. As president and CEO of Microsoft, he has made several important contributions to the world of technology. Most people would probably picture him as being a ...


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