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Keep Our Water Clean: Clean Water Act

... context of the Clean Water Act does it say anything about respecting the convenience of businesses wishing to dump their toxins into our waters. The Act was not meant to please everyone, but it was meant to clean our water, and that should please a wide majority. We should not have to sacrifice our health for a business that does nothing for us. Clean water is much more of a priority to us citizens than is the well being of a company that we probably have never heard of and never will. If the Clean Water Act Amendments of 1995 are passed, ...

Number of words: 1000 | Number of pages: 4

Eleanor Roosevelt

... her words and opinions would no longer be of interest once her husband was dead and she was no longer First Lady. She could not have been more mistaken. As the years passed, 's influence and stature continued to grow. Today, she remains a powerful inspiration to leaders in both the civil rights and women's movements. Eleanor shattered the ceremonial mold in which the role of the First Lady had traditionally been fashioned, and reshaped it around her own skills and her deep commitment to social reform. She gave a voice to people who did not ha ...

Number of words: 1408 | Number of pages: 6

Accountability Of Our Government

... Parliament and therefore in turn responsible to the Canadian electorate. The realization of this responsibility is undertaken upon the assumption of office. Accountability within government is a measure that is used to control the abuse of power by those elected as government representatives. "The government must be able to control and protect its own membership to be able meaningfully to accept responsibility for its direction and impact as a government." Without accountability we are left with a powerful political structure that has t ...

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Capitalism & Free Trade

... sites to places like Asia, Nike is able to pay workers sub-minimum wage, on top of allowing the corporation to dodge responsibility for the treatment of its work force. Nike strategists have certainly managed to devise a plan to escape the responsibility and liability of insuring that it assembly line sites are safe, healthy and fair labor places of work, by subcontracting to foreign owned and governed factories. South Korea, the " sneaker capital of the world" is one of these places. According to the article "The Globe Trotting Sneaker" the w ...

Number of words: 1982 | Number of pages: 8

U.S Postal Service As A Monopoly

... the budget dilemmas that the postal service has faced for the past twenty years and if it is in the best interest of the economy for the United States Postal Service to continue as a monopoly. The first time there was talk of privatizing the Postal Service was in1979 when the Postal Service was losing vast amounts of money in the long run. But since the Postal Service is a necessity for America, the government had to subsidize the service in order for it to continue in operation. In 1979 the United States Postal Service had a cash flo ...

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Abortion A Moral Choice Or Leg

... yet moral decisions, such as abortion, may be debated in a court of law, but in these cases the arguments are often moved from legal questions to questions of morality and religious/ethnic beliefs (Milbauer 3). Law has opened many doors for abortion. It has been debated that abortion should be recognized by law and that it is a woman's constitutional right. The practice of abortion, the termination of pregnancy, before the fetus is capable of independent life, was widespread in ancient times (Judges 84). Therefore the issue of abortion is ...

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Differences Between Bureaucrat

... Oct. 16, 97). Bureaucracy first replaced aristocracy in the Tang dynasty, under the rule of Empress Wu (625?-706?, r.690-706) bureaucracy was expanded by furthering expansion policies and supporting the examination system. Positions in government were filled through the examination system, and people who passed were called the literati. When one held this title of literati, you were considered intelligent and were considered to have high status (TA session, Oct. 28, 97). "They were a group of smart guys with a good education." (Steve, TA sess ...

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The Four Political Parties Of Canada

... is that none of the latter three parties compose Her Majesty's Official Opposition in the House of Commons. The Bloc Quebecois, a Quebec separatist party who only ran candidates in the province of Quebec in the last federal election in 1993, won 54 seats in that province, and claimed the title of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition over the Reform Party, who garnered only 52 seats. Because the Bloc ran candidates only in Quebec, it would be difficult to think of them being a national political party, even though they hold a significant number of ...

Number of words: 4227 | Number of pages: 16

R. V. Keilty

... of trafficking if there were no narcotics? Crown arguments The actual possession is irrelevant because section 2 of the Narcotic Control Act states that trafficking means: (a) to manufacture, sell, give, administer, transport, send, deliver, or distribute, or (b) offer to do anything referred to in paragraph (a) otherwise than under the authority of this Act or the regulation The appellant obviously offered to sell the narcotics to the officer and as in R.v.Mancuso he should be found guilty. Also the actual physical possession is not neces ...

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America: The Modern Day Athens

... and militaristic form of life, based its government on the needs of the army which things centered around this. Athens, another powerful city-state, developed a more balanced life for its citizens. Central to this development was the rise of democracy. Called the "cradle of democracy," Athens developed a direct democracy. Those citizens that were eligible could speak at forums and vote on issues. These people were known as the Council of 500; they were chosen annually. To be elected they had to be at least 25 years of age and a citiz ...

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... with a high dependency on . A second type is the weekend ics, they drink on weekends, usually to excess. Finally, the third type is the binge drinker. This is a person who drinks heavily on occasion. Probably the most dangerous type of ism, because they are most likely to die of poisoning. How do people become ics? ics don’t know how they became ics. Some say it is genetic on the stress gene, triggered by psychological or social stress. While others say it is a learned maladaptive coping behavior. Studies have shown that ism may be geneti ...

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Canada's Immigration From 1852-1990

... be the start to "weed out" the people that would live in Canada, and eventually become the laws we have today. In 1885 an act was passed that would restrict Chinese males from immigrating. This was done because of the large amount of young Chinese men that were coming to Canada to work building the CRP ( an estimated 15,701). Without these men most of whom lost their lives from injury or disease. During the 1890s a depression because of the very short growing season and very high cost of shipping the grains. This lack of rain caused many C ...

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