Democratic Republic Essays

  • Democratic Republic Of The Republic

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    The members of the ethnic group of the Algo looks forward to working with the representatives of the three other ethnic groups living on the territory of the Republic of Jarth, respectively: Randies, Takas and Dorfas, in order to create a new constitution for the renewed Democratic Republic of Jarth. As a representative of the Algo ethnic group, I want to say that our people would like the new state to introduce a parliamentary system of governence. Parliamentarism is a system of government in which

  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    The Congo is an African country ruined by European imperialism. It was taken over by King Leopold II of Belgium in 1885. In 1908 the Congo would become known as the Belgian Congo. During Leopold’s rule in the Congo he was accused of enslaving the Congolese and killing 10 million of them through forced labor, starvation and outright extermination. Belgium’s rule of the Congo caused other European countries to “race” for power in African colonies; this was called the “Scramble for Africa”. The events

  • Description of the Democratic Republic of Congo

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    Identification / Description of the Country Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly called Zaire) is a country that is located in Central Africa. This is a country that has a deep root in violence and bloodshed, yet at the same time it is rich in natural resources and minerals. It shares a common border with the following countries: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Democratic Republic of Congo was established as a Belgian

  • History of the Democratic Republic of Congo

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    States has had foreign relations with the country from 1960 and has signed many treaties to help promote growth in the region. One such document is the Peace, Security and Cooperation framework that exists between the United States and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as well as 10 other African nations. I believe that The Peace, Security and Cooperation framework definitely helps to promote the United States best interest in the DRC due to access to oil, prevention of military destabilization

  • Genocide in the Democratic Republic Of Congo

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    Genocide is the deliberate and systematic extermination or destruction of a racial, national, political, and cultural group. Genocide is being tolerated everywhere because almost nobody knows or talks about the problem. For example the democratic republic of Congo is at risk since 1996. Genocide also occurs because of hatred and different viewpoints. This problem of genocide occurring or about to occur in the D.R.C. is one example of tolerance and intolerance of the people. Congo is Africa’s third

  • Democratic Republic Of Congo Essay

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a country in Sub Saharan Africa, that was colonized by Belgium. Historians believe that Pygmies were the first people to live in the DRC. West Bantu people started a migration movement, following the major rivers and moving south. Moving south allows the Bantu people to be closer to the rainforest and have more access to food and water. As the Bantu people migrated to other places throughout the region they also, started to develop a new language around

  • Genocide in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    The Democratic Republic of the Congo, a.k.a. the DRC, or more commonly “the Congo”, has experienced an endless nightmare of violence, poverty, famine, sickness, and murder for the past 16 years. The constant bloodshed between the national and armed forces has led to countless civilian deaths, or the genocide in the Congo. Before I go on any further, I must explain what a genocide is. A genocide is the attempted destruction of an entire group of people. The most famous example is the Holocaust in

  • Democratic Republic Of The Congo Essay

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    In this essay I will contend that the state failure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo hereafter) can best be explained by local level analysis. I will claim that identifying the governance structures left behind by the DR Congo’s colonial legacy explains why the local level of analysis is better suited for explaining the DR Congo’s continued fragility. I will discuss the failures and successes of both the local and national level of analyses in explaining the actions of Mobutu (ruled

  • Democratic Republic Of Congo Essay

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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Located in the heart of the continent of Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a diverse nation with rich, intricate history. Despite political, economic, and social struggles, the large African country has continued to endure and develop against adversity. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is abundant in natural resources and is home to many different cultural and ethnic groups of people. The geographic, demographic, economic, and governmental history

  • Democratic Republic Of Congo Essay

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    Introduction: There are a lot of reasons given to as to why the Democratic Republic of Congo remains a conflict inflicted and divided country to this day. Some argue that the DRC’s conflicts are direct results of cruel and unjust practices carried out by their Belgium colonizers (Achberger, n.d.). Others contend that the DRC, like several other African nations, are the victims of exploitation carried out by their very own government (Smith, 2010). There are also those who claim that the DRC remains

  • The Democratic Republic Of The Congo Case Study

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    he Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has an image problem. The DCR has one of the highest incidences of poverty in the world due to many complex reasons, however the underlying factor always being political struggles. At a rate of 71.34, its incidence of poverty is “extremely high”, even in comparison with other central African countries which has lead to DCR being the worlds poorest country. This essay will explore the underlying reasons and show that the political struggles of The Democratic

  • Food Security in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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    Script for Geography Good morning/afternoon Today I will talk about food security in the Democratic Republic of Congo. DR Congo is an African country that consists of over 2,300,000 square kilometres (Central Intelligence Agency (US), 2013). The population in DR Congo is around seventy-five and a half million people with an average life expectancy of 56 years, a lot shorter than Australians (Central Intelligence Agency (US), 2013). The religion consists of Roman Catholic, Protestant and Muslims

  • Conflict and Corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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    Africa has long been a nation of conflict and strife. Certain countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have a prolonged history of corrupt leaders, violence and lack of resources. These conflicts often can lead to spill over and create wars in their neighboring countries. When a weak state has internal conflict it often spreads to surrounding weak states as it did with many of the countries in central Africa. This type of crisis will often involve the entire world in a variety of

  • The United Nations Policy On The Democratic Republic Of The Congo

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    The United Nations Policy on the Democratic Republic of the Congo Jose Fuentes Professor Mariam PSCI-301 California State University, San Bernardino Introduction: The United Nations (UN) was established at the end of World War II, in order to promote co-operation between nations. The UN replaced the failed and ineffective League of Nations; its goal was to prevent future conflicts. In the beginning, the Cold War was the main international topic so the United Nations spent most of its attention

  • Why the Democratic Republic of Congo Is the Poorest Country in the World

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    National Income (GNI) was taken by Qatar with about $100,000 GDP per capita (2012). Oppositely, it is no surprise to learn that the Democratic Republic of Congo is the poorest country of the world and stand at the bottom in GNI with just only $370 GDP per capita (2012). The difference is $99630 GDP per capita-a massive number. Africa in general and the Democratic Republic of Congo in particular has fantastic place with rich land, labor and sunshine; however, D.R Congo people still confront with shortages

  • The Pros And Cons Of Climate Change In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

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    challenges of the current age. While few countries in the area are able to work on mitigation and adaption, The Republic of Congo has been diligent in passing laws that can further preserve our planet. I am writing this letter to talk about what positive impacts have come from the recent laws set in place, as well as advise a plan for furthering the mitigation of climate change in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Two new laws have been passed stating that the removal of any natural resources from the rainforest

  • How Is The Roman Republic Democratic

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    Between the years 509-27 BCE, Rome was considered a republic, which is a type of government in which people vote for representatives to make laws. People were classified as either patricians, plebeians, or slaves within the republic. The patricians were people of the upper class; the ones with all the money. Plebeians were usually farmers, merchants, artisans, or traders and slaves were usually prisoners from the war. During the early Rome expansion, the government was composed of two consuls, the

  • Policy to Address Human Rights Violations in The Democratic Republic of Congo

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    Rights Violations in The Democratic Republic of Congo Representative of Humans Rights Watch Issue: The failure of the Congolese judicial system to adequately prosecute and hold accountable those who committed genocide, extreme and barbaric human rights violations. Human trafficking, rape, torture, arbitrary detention of innocent civilians and mass killings are just some of the atrocities that have been and are continuing to be committed by the soldiers the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and

  • How Democratic Was The Roman Republic Essay

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    In 509 BC, a new idea took over Rome, giving birth to the Roman Republic coming to rule over the people. The Roman Republic was a powerful government lasting over 500 years, however after it fell, one question still remains unanswered. How democratic was the Roman Republic? It came into power because people were tired of the monarchy, and this allowed them some freedom. The Roman Republic was democratic to an extent because it had three branches of government, the people could vote, and the Assemblies

  • The American Democratic Republic

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    States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." Although the United States is moving toward a more democratic political system, the framers of the constitution aimed at creating a republic government. The word democracy is never even mentioned in the United States Constitution. Our modern government is a blend of both democratic and republican ideals called the American Democratic Republic. When the founding fathers of