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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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An Introduction to the History and the Importance of Women in the United States
Women of the United States gained status in their lives both job/society oriented as well as in their influence on governmental influence in World War I. Throughout the United States before World War I, women were viewed as a lower "class" of people, as the inferior of men, however, during the war when women were...
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The History of Illegal and Legal Immigration in the U.S. and Its Impact
At this time, the United States has allowed more immigrants to enter the
country than at any time in its history. Over a million legal and illegal
immigrants take up residence in the United States each year. Immigration at its
current magnitude is not fulfilling the interests or demands of this country.
With the country str...
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The United States Foreign Policy
are the many regulations, standards, principals and tactics the United States (or any country) uses with dealing with other sovereign states. Simply put Foreign Policy is the conducting of relations between nations by their heads directly or through accredited representatives. The US uses its to implement its goals of Forei...
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A History of Economics, Politics and Society in the United States
This refers to the proposition made delineating that U.S is very different from other nations in the scope of having an authentic world mission of spreading democracy and liberty. It does not spell that U.S is quantitatively well when compared to other nations or having a sense of superiority but instead accentuate that Uni...
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The Series of Events and Factors That Led to the Crumbling of the U.S. Economy in the 1920s
During the 1920s new economic interests and interactions came into light. These combined with the development of the arts and entertainment helped to form the reputation for the Roaring Twenties . Economics now allowed people to spend more and make more money. The arts and entertainment made people feel better about themsel...
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An Opinion on How the United States Government Should Treat Japanese Americans
Was it really fair to take peoples rights away from them, throw them into camps that were not adequate, and not give them their rights? To top it all off it was unconstitutional. Well let's look at it from a standpoint of The United States Naitonal Government. It was a possible security risk of having Japanese and Japanese...
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The Changing Economic and Political Landscape in United States
As generations pass, and times change, the people of the United States change as well. What may have been a major issue in the 1980 election might not even concern voters in 2000. Economic issues are continually changing with the times. Each election develops its own “personality.” Despite agreeing on some issues, the...
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The Changing United States and Search for a Leader in the 1972 Presidential Elections
The 1972 Presidential Election: The Changing United States and its Search for a Leader The election of 1972 was one of the largest landslide victories by a presidential candidate in United States history. President Nixon was reelected to the presidency by beating Senator George McGovern of South Dakota in an impressive vi...
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An Analysis of Pros and Cons of US Budget Deficit
U.S. Budget Deficit - Good or Bad? "Spending financed not by current tax receipts, but by borrowing or drawing upon past tax reserves." , Is it a good idea? Why does the U.S. run a deficit? Since 1980 the deficit has grown enormously. Some say its a bad thing, and predict impending doom, others say it is a safe an...
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The Differences Between the United States of America and United States of Mexico
Two different languages, two different races, two different territories, two different pasts, two different governments, two different evolutions, two different cultures, two different countries. Yes, its more than obvious that the United States of America are a lot different to the United States of Mexico. Although the off...
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The Microeconomic Situation of the U.S, since 1937 and U.S. Wage Trends Now
U.S. Wage Trends The microeconomic picture of the U.S. has changed immensely since 1973, and the trends are proving to be consistently downward for the nation's high school graduates and high school dropouts. "Of all the reasons given for the wage squeeze - international competition, technology, deregulation, the decl...
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The History of the USA
The United Sates has had a short yet complex history in its two hundred and twenty-four years. She has produced millions and millions of great individuals. These great minds have shaped what America is today. Others, however, have personally molded this magnificent nation with their own acts. John Adams, Thomas Jeffer...
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Account of the States of Texas vs. Johnson Case
State of Texas vs. Johnson (1989)
Justice Viveiros delivers the opinion of the court: Gregory Lee Johnson has been convicted of desecrating a flag in violation of Texas law; a conviction which questions ones guaranteed First Amendment, constitutional rights. Johnson's involvement in a political demonstration in Dalla...
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Summary of Revolutionary War Events
With the Revolutionary War ending with the Treaty of Paris, America was
moving toward breaking away from England's customs. Following the war there
was many documents made to branch out toward making their own Government
and adapting to Democracy. John Adams and other founding fathers opposed
Democracy In-fact, John Adams s...
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Tax Reforms in United States
Not too long ago, our nation passed a bill in the House and Senate that was said to be the largest record cuts in government spending in the history of the United States of America. President Barack Obama gave a speech, in which he suggested in the beginning “that America was back in business”. In that speech he continued t...
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