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  • Examples Of Domestic Terrorism

    Milian was because he was speaking out against the other terrorist acts going on in Miami because many were upset with the control of Fidel Castro in Cuba. During the 1970’s into the early 1980’s, many bombers of the Alpha 66 and Omega 7 groups were targeting Cuban cigar shops, shipping companies, and the offices of magazine editorials that claimed to support a Castro Regime (Emilio Milian, 2016). For the most part, Domestic Terrorism is still true to its definition of acts only carried out by residents within the U.S., to name a few of the notable groups that would carry out such attacks: The Animal Liberation Front, the Army of God, Aryan Nations, Black Liberation Army; The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord; Earth Liberation Front, Jewish Defense League, Ku Klux Klan, the May 19th Communist Organization, The Order, Phineas Priesthood, Symbionese Liberation Army, United Freedom Front, and the Weathermen (Mikulecky, D, 2014). Notable Domestic Attacks Under the Domestic Terrorist groups mentioned above or by individuals, there were attacks carried out: • Wall Street Bombing of 1920 • Unabomber Attacks 1978-1995 • Attacks by the Jewish Defense League 1980-1985 • Oklahoma City Bombing 1995 • Centennial Olympic Park Bombing 1996 • Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooting 2012 • Boston Marathon Bombing 2013 • San Bernardino Shooting 2015 • Pulse Orlando Nightclub Shooting 2016 Prevention of Domestic Terrorism Since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security in the post…

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  • Peter Singer's Animal Rights

    Peter Singer in, Animal Rights: debate between Peter Singer & Richard Posner, makes clear his position that animals which feel, deserve the consideration of their well being by humans. This position echos his stance as an Utilitarian because the moral theory of Utilitarianism weighs the sum of happiness and least unhappiness in a holistic approach that reaches beyond mere inclusion of human beings. Singer therefore encourages us to include the animal kingdom in the conversation of maximum…

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  • Stonewall Riots Research Paper

    Gay and Lesbian Liberation, he describes the occurrence as “an event which had occurred a thousand times before across the U.S. over the decades”. New York police had targeted and raided another gay bar, which had been illegally operating in the city, in order to attempt to shut it down. Wright goes on to say that shutting down these bars was a routine procedure, the entering of “Seven plain-clothes detectives and a uniformed officer” caused the bartenders to stop serving drinks and the usual…

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  • Argument Against Speciesism

    does not entitle us to abuse them, and similarly the fact that some people are less resourceful than others does not mean that their concerns may be disregarded. Peter Singer published Animal Liberation in 1975 which has been mentioned as a leading prompt on leaders…

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  • Nicaraguan Revolution Essay

    murdering their own population to help re-establish the Guard - soon to be renamed the contras, or "freedom fighters. The President of Honduras showed support to the Contras and ask President Reagan of the United States to help supply the Honduran army. Honduras had emerged from authoritarian rule by gradual military devolution of power to civilians. The Honduran military also provided support and shelter to the contras. This support continued throughout much of the counterrevolution due to…

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  • Obedience And Disobedience Analysis

    War, genocide, and slavery have been common themes throughout American history. In determining why these atrocities have happened and reoccurred, one must consider the roles obedience and disobedience have played in these events. Obedience is the conformance of rules established by an authority figure. On the other hand, disobedience is the refusal to follow the rules established by an authority figure, even when realizing the consequences. In A People 's History of the United States, Howard…

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  • Joan Didion In El Salvador Analysis

    example to display global economic disparity and how much South America needs to join the economic race of the Western world. While tourism is an amazing way for South America to grow economically, it is a double-edged sword. Often, tourism comes hand-in-hand with gentrification and the feared white presence.Ever since the domination of the Spanish Inquisition in South America, race has been a massive issue. Lighter skinned (“White Latinos”) Hispanics, are treated with more respect and are…

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  • Eritrean Independence

    Bordering the red sea in the horn of Africa sits a small country shaped like a key. The country goes by the name of Eritrea and has an even tinier population of almost six million. Relatively new, Eritrea gained independence from its occupier Ethiopia on May 24, 1991. This was a vital day in this country’s history since it was the end result of a thirty-year long war for Eritrean independence. Eritrea has been passed around from country to country, such as the Italians and the British for a…

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  • Nicaraguan Guerilla War

    The Cold War was affected by several countries at the time. Sometimes affected positively, other times negatively. Nicaragua was one of the countries that affected the Cold war because they were a communist country, and the people of Nicaragua did not know that communism was bad. When the U.S marines came to Nicaragua, the Contra War erupted, and a guerilla war was formed were few of the many events that affected the cold war. Nicaragua affected the Cold War positively because the the Guerrilla…

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  • Nicaraguan Inter-Oceanic Canal Analysis

    The construction of the Nicaraguan Inter-Oceanic Canal raises several controversial social, environmental, political, and geoeconomic concerns for Nicaragua, its people, and the international community. Opponents are concerned about the potential for irreversible environmental damage, the disruption of indigenous communities, and the involvement of a private Chinese company that was given the 50-year concession to build and operate the canal. Proponents cite the canal as the only viable option…

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