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    The Driving Age

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    First Quarter Writing Assignment The Federalist Papers are a series of essays that urged citizens to ratify the new United States Constitution. These essays were written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay but originally appeared in newspapers anonymously. The Federalist Papers are considered some of the most important pieces of writing that help with the understanding and interpretation of the original Constitution. Federalist paper 10 is perhaps the most famous of the papers…

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    freedoms for safety under the leadership of Napoleon Bonaparte. Similarly, many freedoms previously held by modern Americans are being restricted due to the threat of terrorism. This comparison bodes ill, especially when the danger of indifference to liberty is considered. France's social climate at the end of the 18th century was one of fear and insecurity. The recent memory of the Reign of Terror left the french people hungering for stability and safety from the bloody Revolution. The…

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    and liberties. Our government’s role in creating laws follows the following: “establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our prosperity” (U.S. Const. Preamble). The governing entities around the world should not be using either force or the threat of force to keep people from harming themselves. Each governing action is backed up by a man with a gun. Personal liberties and…

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    When Russian literature is mentioned, the two giants Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoyevsky overshadow the majority of other writers. However, it is not the case for Anton Chekhov. Chekhov emerged into the scene during the 19th century, the same time as Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky. As a short-stories writer and dramatist, Chekhov made a mark for himself, as he is “the only other one to make much of an impression abroad.” (Brians) Chekhov wrote during the early 1900s, when Russia saw “the rise of the…

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    A) The freedom of information act 1982 was established to enable information to be free to all people when the concern does have an impact or effect on these individuals (Freedom of Information Act, 1982). The act also constitutes what types of information can be accessed, who can officially access it and the different types of exemptions that may impact these. In terms of whether the act itself allows for people who use it to treat information and a national resource within the public sector,…

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    his “A Time For Choosing” speech, Ronald Reagan addressed the nation on a cable tv program to campaign for Barry Goldwater and warn against big government, but more importantly, Reagan addressed the nation to stress the importance of individual liberties and freedoms. Reagan first accomplishes this by creating a separation between himself and the government, using ethos to build himself up as a spokesman for the people against a possibly tyrannical government. Second, Reagan stresses the…

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    there is one universally known idea about the United States, it is liberty. Among many of the opinions formed about America, the one that we are one of the few nations to have true liberty is quite probably the most positive. Inside America however, the actual notion of liberty has undoubtedly had a shift over the course of its history. From colonization to revolution to modern times, every era has had a small difference in how liberty was viewed and established. Presently, in modern times,…

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    country in civil rights. Its citizens have far more liberties and opportunities than anywhere else. If national security is threatened, I believe that our civil liberties should be violated if warranted. The Government should have necessary access to prevent domestic terrorism. The world today is a very dangerous place, and we must do everything possible to combat any challenges we face, even if civil liberties are violated. -Citizen of the United should fear about our civil liberties being…

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    Let’s Stand Up For Liberty Citizens rights and liberty of America has been a very hot topic throughout all these years. There are many citizens who feels as if their rights are being abused and there are also some who would disagree. The ones who feel as if their rights are being abused are the ones who are under the government. They have limits to everything that they do in their life such as wars, racism, and speech and many more. The ones who would debate against this are the ones who are…

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    person’s civil rights guarantee, by the government, the right to be free from unequal treatment based on certain protected characteristics (race, gender, disability) in settings such as employment and housing. An example of a civil right is that of U.S citizens who qualify having the right to vote and do so and that might be enforceable by the government intervention. In contrast, civil liberties are limitations on government power designed to` protect our fundamental freedoms. Civil liberties…

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