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United States Essay Examples

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Comparison between the North and the South Regions of the United States
Compare and Contrast Essay on the North and South The United States before the civil war was basically split into two regions, the North and the South. These two regions had very different cultures, economics, and climates which led to different life styles and perspectives. Problems caused by the differences between the...
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Inefficiency of the United States Postal Service
“One of the things the government can't do is run anything. The only things our government runs are the post office and the railroads, and both of them are bankrupt.” This quote from American Businessman, Lee Laccoca, gets to the core issue the post office faces. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is slowly sinking dee...
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Capitalism and Development of Economics in The United States
Entrepreneurial Adventure: The Development of Economics in The United States Capitalism came in the first ships. -Carl N. Degler Barit Brown United States History Saturday, March 18, 2000 4,753 words The United States was a nation of development. It was a nation of growth and of innovation. From the signing of...
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Memories of a US Navy Nuclear Submariner
Foliage I place my boot on the neck of this commie bone bag, the toe resting on his chin. I think, I hate this wet heat he breathes. At least there is no rain in it--for now. I hate his elusive sky, too. A sky filled with foliage, unlike the limbs and leaves of the hickory or oak trees back home. "Slats, you and...
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The Issue of Low Pay of a Soldier in the United States Military
The War inside the Military In the midst of the war on terrorism the United States is increasingly depending on its military men and women. President Bush, Congress, and the American Press have heaped richly deserved praise on the military, and they should. It has been thirty years since the United States drafted m...
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The Influence of Domestic Affairs of the 1790's on the United States Politics
U.S. politics & policy were shaped by mostly domestic affairs in the 1790's. During George Washington's Presidency, Alexander Hamilton & Thomas Jefferson, his two closest advisors, faced off on opposing views of what the role of government should be. Alexander Hamilton, the Federalist from N.Y. called for shaping p...
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An Introduction to the History of the United States
The United Sates declared its independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. Great Britain did not recognize its independence until, the Treaty of Paris, two years after the American forces defeated the Britain army at the siege of Yorktown. Since the Articles of Confederation were replaced by the U.S. Constitution in 178...
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An Explanation of the United States and Russian Positions
Explain the U.S. & Russian Positions The Cold War between the superpowers of the United States and the Soviet Union was a clash of distant ideologies in a changing world. Friction developed between the two on many occasions as either side tried to expand their spheres of influence in politics, geographical surrounding...
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An Introduction to the History and Issue of the United States of America
The United States of America is a machine. It needs fuel to start, yet once it does, it can support the people of the United States and people all over the world. The United States supports its territories by using the land as food supply and military outposts. In turn U.S. territories receive money to support their nearly...
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An Analysis of the Cases against the United States Congress
Watkins v. United States (1957) 354 U.S. 178
Facts: Watkins was subpoenaed to testify in a congressional hearing to investigate alleged wrong doings of the Attorney General and the department of justice. Throughout the questioning the congressional committee asked questions that could result in Watkins incriminating himself...
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