Describe the plans for Reconstruction offered by Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Congress. What was the goal of each plan? How did each plan propose to accomplish its goal? Under the Reconstruction plan and the Proclamation of Amnesty offered by Abraham Lincoln any rebel state could form a Union government whenever a number equal to 10 percent of those who had voted in 1860 took an oath of allegiance to the Constitution and the Union and had also received a presidential pardon (Tindall...
The concept of governance is as old as human civilization. The word governance has its origin in Greek and it means to steer. In simple words the governance is the process of decision making and the process by which it is implemented (or not implemented). Good governance means that the affairs of the state are managed honestly, with every system in place, where merit is never ignored, rules are meticulously followed and where everyone is equal before law. This could only be achieved if public...
Violence has been a continuous problem for politics for many years, with terrorism becoming a more prominent form of violence in politics. Although the international community does not agree with acts of terrorism, in their minds, terrorists feel they have a good reason to do what they do. This essay will begin by defining both terrorism and political violence, then go on to discuss both political violence and terrorism in order to show that they are related as forms of violence. In my opinion,...
When a Mayflower neighborhood was overrun by oil leaking from an underground pipeline, community leaders, government officials and ExxonMobil employees responded quickly. Thanks to everyone's teamwork, damage from the spill has so far been contained. Unfortunately, the cleanup will take time, and even after it's complete the families displaced from their homes will face significant challenges. When I visited the site on Good Friday and again a few days later, it was clear that every resource...
The average American Citizen is angry, maybe even outraged about a mega mosque and Muslim culture center proposed at a spot close to ground Zero. This paper is designed to argue that freedom of religion is a core value of these United States of America. We are at war against the Al Qaeda and what we deed terrorism. As Americans we believe that the constitutional rights of freedom of religion extend to the Muslim believer, not because of their belief but because of our constitution. We believe...
This dissertation is designed as means to explore the given topic of deliberation. The facts and hypothesis provided within this dissertation are supported by empirical and secondary research conducted to examine the various facets of the subject. The topic of the research is "How integration in NATO has affected the Albanian Economy". The dissertation represents various economic impacts that the alliance of Albania and NATO has had on Albania, its future prospects and the...
According to Held, violence is: the predictable, coercive, and usually sudden infliction upon or damage harming persons. Held stresses that the idea of violence should be evaluated in a descriptive manner as opposed to normatively. (pg.187) This is due to the fact that: "there can be.. justifiable uses of violence, in self defense and in the enforcement of justifiable laws, and we should be able to discuss the justifiability of various forms of violence, rather than supposing that once we...
Scandinavian countries have enjoyed an international reputation for combining generous welfare state entitlements with rapid economic growth, low unemployment and very high levels of labour force participation, particularly among women. [] The Path for the emergence of Scandinavian countries to becoming a welfare state was not easy and it is different from each other country Scandinavian countries. Throughout the twentieth century, the scope of social planning in Scandinavia...
The campaign for global religious freedom and subsequently the introduction of the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) in 1998 undoubtedly stimulated the Christian Right movement to become more focused on broader US foreign policy and international human rights and humanitarian issues. In other words, since the emergence of IRFA, Sudan increasingly gained special attention from the Christian Right. The conservative Christian groups and their allies were seen to successfully raise the...
Modern Ukraine considered to be the most important post-soviet country for political researches in the world (excluding Russia). Ukraine is the second biggest country in Europe with good geographical position, big population, strong economical, scientific and cultural potential. In our days the Ukrainian government executes the program of the further development of democratic institutions, leads the political course of integration with Europe. On the other hand Ukraine has many historical,...