America Should Essays

  • How America Should React To Ho

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    How America should react to homosexuals Many experts agree that homosexuality has existed as long as human beings themselves, although the attitude towards them has undergone dramatic changes in some countries. Accepted by many societies during Greek and Roman era, most of the time homosexuals were considered to be sinners against nature and even criminals. In Medieval and modern periods homosexuals were prosecuted. Enlightenment brought some liberation, substituting death penalty by imprisonment

  • America Should Pay Reparations to African Americans

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    America Should Pay Reparations to African Americans The United States government should pay reparations to African Americans as a means of admitting their wrong-doing and making amends. The damages African Americans have sustained from White America’s policy of slavery have been agonizing and inhumane. Therefore, I am in favor of reparations for African Americans. The effect of slavery has been an enduring issue within the African American community. Many of us are cognizant of the harm racism

  • Euthanasia should not be legalized in America

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    sociological, moral, and legal aspects. Its legalization is heavily debated around the world, with strong arguments made for both sides of the issue. The supporters of euthanasia often repeated that “We have to respect the freedom of the patient" or “people should be able to exercise control over their own lives and death.” However, Euthanasia, by nature, is “wrongfully killing” or “mercy killing”, and if we allow any type of euthanasia, all sorts of negative affects might follow, and our commitment to improve

  • The USA Should NOT Have Entered the Vietnam War

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    America’s “track record” with war, America has a worthy past of having its citizen’s support. Obviously the two World Wars we not controversial. The United States in the Korean War was criticized, fairly, for its strategy, but the need to defend South Korea was never questioned. In only the Vietnam War was the United States’ very participation criticized. This is such a gigantic change with prior wars that it bears study as to why it happened, and better yet, should have it happened. This paper will

  • Iron Curtain Essay

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    Curtain acted as buffer states in case of war. America on the other hand was not at all concerned about its security. Many other western countries had encouraged America to take leadership in the west because of its stability and ability to ensure protection to the other smaller, less powerful countries. America was the most powerful

  • The Pros and Cons of America's Superpower Status

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    The Pros and Cons of America's Superpower Status While reading Rourke, I found that the most interesting, debatable, and insightful issue from Rourke was Issue #3. "SHOULD AMERICA ABANDON ITS SUPERPOWER STATUS?" This is presented by Doug Bandow and Anthony Lake, in which Bandow takes the affirmative side of the issue and Lake the opposing stance. To fully explain this issue, I will not only look at the authors, but their stances on the issues, how their stances fit into the World System, Hegemons

  • Egoist and Utilitarian Responses to Terrorism

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    in my view displayed that the Taliban can control the US economy and hit any target they wish, no matter how well guarded it is. Perhaps America should have been more cautious and handled the threats more carefully. Maybe they were being too proud and this is why the Taliban believe it is justifiable to kill innocents, or they chose to attack now because America was just feeling safe. Whatever the reason, we will never know. In 2002, the world changed forever. Anthrax, a biological weapon was released

  • Idealism in Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes

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    Idealism in Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes In the poem "Let America Be America Again," Langston Hughes paints a vivid word picture of a depressed America in the 1930's. To many living in America, the idealism presented as the American Dream had escaped their grasp. In this poetic expression, a speaker is allowed to voice the unsung Americans' concern of how America was intended to be, had become to them, and could aspire to be again. Using a conversational style

  • War With Iraq

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    by a weapons of mass destruction developed by Iraq. Critics of a military action that say nothing will be gained, and the U.S. just wants to obtain the oil that Iraq controls. They claim that casualties will be too costly for America to afford. Nonetheless, America should act while others will not for fear of disturbing global peace. Iraq poses a “clear and present danger” to the security of the United States and the security of countries around the world. For the past several months the United

  • Yankees and Red Sox Rivalry

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    Yankees –Red Sox rivalry History. A. Since before the start of the American Revolution, Boston and New York have shared a rivalry. 1. When the sons of liberty stirred up the flames of revolution in Boston, Tories in New York argued that America should stay loyal to the crown. 2. When the siege of Boston ended, the citizens of Boston celebrated, while people in New York faced defeat. B. For more than a century after the American Revolution the rivalry continued. 1. In the beginning of

  • Should Voting Be Compulsory In America

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    Have you ever been persuaded into voting? Well, you should have your own say on where your opinion goes. Voting is a right that every citizen in America over the age of 18 can do. Many people have become aware of the fact that the number of voters had reached its all-time low. But as the newest voting season comes closer, we should still have a voice and the freedom to decide what we do. Which is to take a step against making America a compulsory voting country, because it proves unnecessary and

  • Should Refugees Be Allowed In America?

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    circumstances to live there and this causes refugees to want to take shelter in America. Refugees should not be welcomed into America because America has its own problems to deal with. Refugees would not only incite fear into our community’s but they also increase the chance of terrorism, insufficient space, drain us of our resources and cause chaos within our borders. To begin with refugees would cause chaos in America because people would see them as a threat and would act upon it. What this means

  • Should Tobacco Be Banned In America?

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    Should Tobacco be Banned in America? Smoking is the leading cause of multiple cancers, causing over 480,000 deaths per year. So why would America allow the fact that you can buy these “cancer sticks” at any convenience store? A major controversial question that many people wonder, is why is tobacco still legal over the age of 18 if it is the leading cause of cancer? Considering that smoking tobacco causes more cancer than any other drug in the United States, it not only affects the health of the

  • Truman’s Horrible Mistake to Use the Atomic Bomb

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    opinion of White House personnel. He or she should care more for the in depth analytical studies done by experts who know best as to why America should or should not have dropped the atomic bomb. As more and more evidence has been presented to researchers, expert opinion on whether or not the United States should have dropped the two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki has also changed. More and more researchers seem to feel that the atomic bomb should never have been used (Alperovitz 16). Despite

  • Should Immigrants Stay In America Essay

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    immigrants in America. Almost all of those immigrants are being sent back home because many people think that the immigrants are not helping us but making America worse. Then many people also think the immigrants should be allowed to stay in America. This topic is something that is going to augured for the rest of our lives. Immigrants should be allowed to stay in America without having a fear of being deported. Many people believe that the immigrant should be allowed to stay in America because they

  • Should Immigrants Protect America Essay

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    why they should be allowed to come over and why they should not be allowed to come over (Griswold). Have we ever thought about an alternative? Have we ever thought that maybe if they do come over there should be some changes? Shouldn’t Immigrants start to protect the United States since it is their home now? What if some would rather not pay taxes and follow our laws? Do Immigrants really respect Americans and America. Why should Immigrants protect the United States? Immigrants should protect

  • Why America Should Be The World's Policeman

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    Hogerty English IV - 4th Hour Mr. Griffin September 17, 2015 America - The World's Policemen In an interview with Bret Stephens, author of America in Retreat, journalist Bree Hocking asked why America should be the world’s policeman. Bret’s response was this: “...the real question isn’t whether the world needs a policeman, the question is who should that policeman be?” (Hocking). It's undeniable that over the past few decades, America has taken the role of the policemen of the world. From gruesome

  • Why Guns Should Be Banned In America

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    basic concept it is shrouded in controversy. Some people say guns should be outright banned while others say that every able body in America should have access to a firearm. However, there is ample evidence to prove that, taking away our second amendment right to own firearms will only hurt the American people in the long run. Guns help save more lives than they take and help prevent more injuries than they inflict. Gun Owners of America presents an interesting statistic in which it shows that guns are

  • Should Exotic Animals Be Banned In America?

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    rest of their life. It is predicted that the demand will keep going up and animals will become more endangered, if nothing is done about it. Therefore, the ownership of exotic animals should be banned in America because it is dangerous to humans and they are mostly endangered. Although some disagree that they should be able to own any animal for various reasons. If a exotic pet has a owner, the animal is a threat to any person it comes in contact with. From 2010 to 2015 in the Not only the animals

  • America Should Learn A Foreign Language

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    a major controversy over whether or not Americans should learn other languages or if other countries should learn English. Some people might say that it is extremely beneficial for English-speakers to learn a foreign language. Personally, I think quite the opposite. While I understand these opposing theories’ point of view, I simply disagree. Learning another language in America is a waste of time and mostly useless. I don’t think Americans should learn another language because it is a waste of resources