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    the inception of the United States, its citizens felt the country would be different than other nations. The United States was born out of liberty, and freedom, and these are the same principles that every nation in the world is fighting for today. Not every nation is fighting for the same kinds of freedom, but every nation is fighting for freedom, nonetheless. The United States has stood as the “indispensable” country of the world since the late 1800s. This means that the United States has been…

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    A United Nation Eboo Patel once stated in ”Making a Future Better Together” that “In this new nation, the new president was saying, people would have their identities respected.” They will not be judged or discriminated due to the color of their skin or culture. As a young adult, I appreciated this quote since I want my identity respected when I grow up. Reading Patel’s blog has allowed me to truly understand this idea of finding common ground and social equality. Essentially, finding common…

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    In September 2016 the United Nations General Assembly held its 71st anniversary in New York when the heads of states delivered their speech on the current global issues. This year’s theme was focused on the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) initiated in 2015 which included seventeen significant goals to be reached by 2030 in order to push transforming the world! However, this year’s agenda was also overshadowed by other crises such as overflow of immigration from the Middle East, Syrian…

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    the League of Nation the United States of America not being apart of the organization was a huge deficiency because the legitimacy and power the United States had. Why was the United States not apart from the League of Nations? President Woodrow Wilson would have had to convince the Senate to approve of the U.S. joining the League of Nations and at the time the United States practiced a policy of isolationism, the belief that they should stay out of foreign affairs. With the United States…

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    definition, a nation is a place that contains people with common ancestry, ideals, language, culture, symbols, and/or traditions; however, the state can only control some of these categories, so the nation uses gender to create American traditions regarding gender roles. Women are viewed as the children on the gender spectrum analogy. They are innocent, pure, and in need of protection by guardians, who in this case are men. Men are seen as the progress-makers, the ones who push the nation…

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    this hypothesis was to research women's rights and the united nations using encyclopedias and books from the library. I also used the internet to research Emma Watson and UN organizations. The UN is an organization of nations that work for world peace and to better humanity. It began in 1945 after World War II because nations wanted to prevent another world war. In 1945, the UN had 50 nations but they now have about 192. The UN brings nations together to discuss problems. They have…

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    grow up and help out their parents (Ansell, 2005, p.9). It was not until the late 190 0s where we saw a reform in favour of children, this reform was the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the child, where a draft was started in 1979 for the International year of the child and was fully completed and initiated by all states except the United States in 1989. The UNCRC was the first convention created for the sole purpose of creating and protecting the rights and lives of children. As…

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    The question is, is the U.S. as a Christian nation? Looking back at U.S. history, many people might say that it is. Here are some reasons that the U.S. is no longer a Christian nation. Although the U.S. was founded on Christian values, it is no longer following Christ. First, the United States is no longer a Christian nation because many people strive for the American dream. One reason is that most people are hedonists. A hedonist is someone who is a pleasure seeker. Anyone who pursues the…

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    In Malala’s United Nations speech she focuses on speaking for those without a voice and helping them to be able to stand up for themselves. She speaks most often about women and children, because they are more oppressed than any other group of people around the world in terms of education. Malala has a personal connection to these ideas because of her past. She was once in the same situation as the people she speaks for. Malala begins her speech by stating that the day know as ‘Malala Day’ is…

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    of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is to change the way children are viewed and treated no matter their background, using what the United Nations view as ‘fundamental rights’ to which every child is entitled to. This according to the United Nations should be ‘universailly applicable to the lives of every child’, with no expections to race, gender, ethnicity or religion. The intention of this essay is to challenge the favouritive idea that the United Nations…

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