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Contemporary Hedonism

In five pages hedonism as it exists in contemporary American society is discussed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography....

NATO

Soviets are no longer perceived as a threat. Neither is Germany. And of course, the cold war is over. This provides a curious chal...

African American Hip Hop and its Influence

music, or existed in the industry of music, but has actually proven that it is the driving force for a great deal of mainstream cu...

Review of the Native American Novel The Light People

the serious topics addressed. Above all, this is a story about a search for family. As Okinaway goes through life, he does seem t...

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

change to the ethnic and cultural make-up of the United States. He also didnt foresee the growth of major cities, or the changes t...

Sociopolitical Classes of Plato and Their Parallels

soul, as imaged by Plato, is made up of the qualities of reason, spirit and desire or appetite (Honderich, et al, 1995). The "reas...

Abraham Lincoln and His Civil War Involvement

would secede from the Union and thus would indicate they did not care about his demands or his desires (Abraham Lincoln and the Ci...

Max Weber and Karl Marx on Capitalism

have much to do with capitalism but each theorist treats the subject differently. Weber expressed that capitalism did not just ...

Behavior and Cultural Values of the Television Series Ally McBeal

are two of the primary cultural values that stand out in virtually every episode; amidst the young law firm is a collection of peo...

Modern Native American Literature and Cultural Conflict

Native American literature is interesting both in content and in the fact that it is a relatively recent phenomena. Native Americ...

American Tragedy in the Novels of John Steinbeck

In five pages this paper discusses how the American tragedy concept is thematically manifested in the writings of John Steinbeck. ...

US Constitution’s Influence on the American Criminal Justice System

In the case of Baze v. Reese, Kentucky inmates who have been sentenced to death are claming that the states three-drug cocktail pr...

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail,’ Contemporary America, and US Foreign Policy

the only plausible alternative. While King was presenting the justification of nonviolent direct action in 1963 Birmingham, his m...

Three Popular American Novels

law to help people, deep down they knew they just wanted to make a lot of money. He is a man who sees that his life is going wron...

The US and AIDS

2005). At this time it was a very frightening disease or virus or condition because not enough was known about the disease: "It is...

The Radical Nature of the American Revolution

This researech paper offers a comprehensive examination of the ideas that preceded the American Revolution, such as the concepts p...

Ideology and Law

In eleven pages European and American societies are considered regarding how their laws were developed in a discussion of the Comm...

Four Novels and the American Dream

girl who is rejected by nearly everyone. In fact, so too is her family as the lot of them is cursed with ugliness and rejection. ...

Italian Americans Defined by Network Television Shows

intelligence as seen in the character of the Fonz. "When Arthur (Fonzie) Fonzarelli appeared on the screen in 1974, with his slick...

Significance of Slave Narratives

control of countries worldwide. Naturally, showing dark natives the benefits of Western culture did not come without a price, as E...

5 Novels on Central American Childhood Experiences

butchery of the horses to try and rip off chunks of horsemeat to take back to feed his family....

Contemporary Black Nationalism and Malcolm X

In five pages this paper examines the influence of Malcolm X upon American society's contemporary Black Nationalism movement. Thr...

Affirmative Action Application in Military and Business Settings

In paper consisting of four pages the writer compares Affirmative Action applications in contemporary business with the American ...

Nonverbal Communication Issues and Smiling

This essay consists of seven pages and considers what smiling means in contemporary U.S. society and how it is used differently in...

Christianity and Obstacles Confronting Women

held positions in various states.She also taught at a different seminary and later began her own .In Philadelphia, Bonney and a fr...

American Government Federalism According to the Rationale of the Founding Fathers

In five pages this paper discusses federalism as the cornerstone of American government and the reasons the founding fathers insis...

US Modern Culture and the Pragmatic Philosophy of John Dewey

learning, which was the current philosophy of his day (American Philosopher John Dewey). Since the inception of Deweys e...

American Politics and Charismatic Leadership

is put forward by the opposition. Willner asserts that in order for this devotion to supersede logic, the people must consider the...

Racism Themes in William Shakespeare's Othello

In five pages this paper discusses the racism themes in this play and also considers the role racism plays in contemporary America...

A Review of Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

A 6 page analysis of the societal message being presented in this work. Plot and characters are outlined and the emphasis that th...