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61: Net Censorship
... frontier is being threatend with censorship from the government. Internet censorship should be left up to the individual not the governments discretion. I. Censoring the Internet. A. Clinton passes the C.D.A. B. Our rights as Americans. C. Exon’s victory. D. What’s really online. E. Strike to free expresson on Compuserve. II. Where the Internet stands now. A. Judges Panel. B. Congress and other’s opinions. C. Background information. D. Other opinions. III. Solutions. A. Family’s responsibility. B. Censorship Software. C. Civil Rights. A.Conclusion. After threatening the Communications Decency Act with a vetos of the past versions, President Bill Clinton signed the bill into law on February 8, 1996.1 Before hand, congress approved the largest change of the nation’s communications laws in 62 years. One of the largest controversial topics included ...
62: Fair Labor Act Of 1938
Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938: Maximum Struggle for a Minimum Wage When he felt the time was ripe, President Roosevelt asked Secretary of Labor Perkins, 'What happened to that nice unconstitutional bill you had tucked away?' On Saturday, June 25, 1938, to avoid pocket vetoes 9 days after Congress had adjourned, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed 121 bills. Among these bills was a landmark law in the ... program, Roosevelt's advisers developed a National Industrial Recovery Act (NRA).4 The act suspended antitrust laws so that industries could enforce fair-trade codes resulting in less competition and higher wages. On signing the bill, the President stated: "History will probably record the National Industrial Recovery Act as the most important and far-reaching legislation ever enacted by the American Congress." The law was popular, and one family in Darby ... To be sure, validating a single State law was a far cry from upholding general Federal legislation, but the Parrish decision encouraged advocates of fair labor standards to work all the harder to develop a bill that might be upheld by the Supreme Court. An ardent advocate. No top government official worked more ardently to develop legislation to help underpaid workers and exploited child laborers than Secretary Frances Perkins. Almost ...
63: King James Ii
... of Commons. He went into the house with the Tories in agreement while the Whigs disapproved of him. Then he resigned from the Admiralty, the Whigs handled him between 1679, and 1681 with the Exclusion Bill designed to remove James II totally from the succession to the throne. (8)The Exclusion Bill stated that Catholic Kings would not be permitted to rule Great Britain. Charles wanted to continue the Stuart Dynasty so he opposed and reinstated James in admiralty and the Council in 1682.(9) Life as ... late. The leaders of the Parliament invited William of Orange and his Wife Mary to become King and Queen of England. (14)Once William III ruled the Glorious revolution had occurred with three outcomes, The Bill of Rights, The Toleration Act, and The Act of Settlement . The Bill of Rights established the rights of the nobility and great landowners in relation to the King. It did not transfer power from ...
64: Biligual Education
... in which students took classes taught in their native tongues until their English improved. The bilingual educational system was legally first introduced by Governor R. Reagan in 1967. Reagan as Governor of California signed a bill eliminating the state’s English-only instructional mandate and allowing bilingual education. Proposition 227, that has reformed the thirty year old bill, has taken affect on June 2, 1998. The proposition introduces a new way of teaching the English language to immigrant children. Such proposition is also called “English for the Children” or simply the Unz initiative ... allowed to transfer to another school that will provide it. Like many other initiatives or bills, Proposition 227 had raised many issues in the State and the entire nation. These issues vary from legal human rights, including freedom of choice, to political and social issues. In fact many argue that the issue of bilingual education has mainly been viewed as a political and social matter rather than an educational or ...
65: Federalism
... added was to prevent the new form of government in the United States after the Articles of Confederation of abusing its powers. Under federalism, state governments and the national governments would have specific limit, and rights. Some of the limits and rights on the national government were the right of habeus corpus, and control of interstate commerce. States could not tax imports and exports, could not impair obligation of contracts. Federalism was created to ensure both separate ... it directly was stated that the states could not tax federal agencies according to the Marshall court. Gibbons vs. Ogden was also a Supreme Court case during the time of the Marshall Court. Ogden had rights from the state of New York which declared that he could navigate the Hudson River. The National government later authorized Gibbons rights to trade between New York and New Jersey using a steamboat in ...
66: American Reconstruction
... many sections of the defeated land. The nation's next task was to rebuild the ruined South and the government's plan to do this is known as Reconstruction. During this period was the Civil Rights Act, the Fourteenth Amendment, the Black codes and other important incidents. Reconstruction took place during the years 1865-1877 and was effective in reaching its goal which was to improve the South socially, politically and ... in session when Johnson took over as President and did not meet until December, which effected the South economically. During these eight months, nothing was progressing. For example, nothing was done about the black voting rights. Some states also refused to ratify the Thirteenth Amendment which abolished slavery. Southern states started to pass laws, limiting the freedom of African Americans. These laws, called black codes, aimed to return former slaves to ... and Charles Sumner who were both active men. The Radicals hoped that the federal government would remake southern politics and society. Urged on by the Radicals, Congress did pass two bills in 1866. The first bill gave new powers to the Freedmen's Bureau. Congress also passed a bill dealing with Civil rights. This bill declared that everyone born in the United states were citizens. It clearly said that all ...
67: Bill Gates
By: z0diac@or.freei.net (THIS PAPER WAS WRITTEN BY SOMEONE ELSE AND IS ALREADY ON THE DATABASE, I SIMPLY REVISED AND EDITED IT APPROPRIATELY!) ______________________________________________________ Bill Gates By: Aaron Bill Gates Biographical Research Paper April 28, 1997 William Henry Gates, III was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He was the middle child of three born to William and Mary Gates. ATrey, as he was called because of the III, was sent to a private school by his father, a lawyer, and mother, a former teacher now on several prestigious boards (Moritz, 238). At age 13, Bill had completely taught himself programming after taking a computer studies class. After scoring a perfect 800 on the mathematics half of the SAT, he graduated from Lakeside school and enrolled at Harvard University as ...
68: Evironmental Law: Enforcement Measures and Effectiveness
... Canada has a great many laws to stop and regulate pollution. But despite this, why is it still happening. What are Canada's so called enforcement measures and are they effective ? We have the Environmental Bill of Rights and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, just to name a few. Sure some polluters break these laws and get caught, but all they get is a slap on the wrist; why is that ? Some even ... coastal zones, the protection of the ozone layer; the reduction of acid rain and urban smog; and provisions for the development of regulations. All provinces and territories have enacted their own legislation, establishing general environmental rights and responsibilities; but the level of environmental protection established is not equal all across Canada. Generally, it can be said that each province and territory regulates the discharge of contaminants into the environment by ...
69: Civil Rights 2
Coming of Age in Mississippi Anne Moody’s Coming of Age in Mississippi, talked extensively about the civil rights movement that she had participated in. The civil rights movement dealt with numerous issues that many people had not agreed with. Coming of Age in Mississippi gave the reader a first hand look at the efforts many people had done to gain equal rights. Anne Moody, like many other young people, joined the civil rights movement because they wanted to make a difference in their state. They wanted their freedom and the same rights as the white people ...
70: Segregation and The Civil Rights Movement
Segregation and The Civil Rights Movement Segregation was an attempt by white Southerners to separate the races in every sphere of life and to achieve supremacy over blacks. Segregation was often called the Jim Crow system, after a minstrel show ... funded and inferior to those of whites. Over the next 75 years, Jim Crow signs went up to separate the races in every possible place. The system of segregation also included the denial of voting rights, known as disfranchisement. Between 1890 and 1910 all Southern states passed laws imposing requirements for voting that were used to prevent blacks from voting, in spite of the 15th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which had been designed to protect black voting rights. These requirements included: the ability to read and write, which disqualified the many blacks who had not had access to education; property ownership, something few blacks were able to acquire; and paying a poll ...

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