Essay on Iraq War

Essay on Iraq War

Sample Essay

Words 836

My cousin is twenty years old and is a member of the Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Pendleton, California.  He and is fellow Marines are currently in Iraq.  More specifically, they are in harms way in the nation of Iraq.  In the last two weeks, 19 United States Marines have been killed in and around Baghdad.  The Marines are following the orders of the Commander in Chief.  No one asked Derek if he believed in the war or in this country’s efforts at nation-building. (more…)

Essay on Iraq War

“American Family: Opportunities and Obligations”: Essay

Sample Essay

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As the title indicates, this paper is on the American families, in this case, minorities.  That is to say the opportunities available to them in the period after the Second World War. Moreover, the problems they have been facing in getting what is due to them. This paper analyzes the evolving situation and how things have changed since the time of the birth of the civil rights movement. (more…)

Iraq War

Iraq War

Sample Term Paper

Words 836

My cousin is twenty years old and is a member of the Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Pendleton, California.  He and his fellow Marines are currently in Iraq.  More specifically, they are in harms in the nation of Iraq.  In the last two weeks, 19 United States Marines have been killed in and around Baghdad.  The Marines are following the orders of the Commander in Chief.  No one asked Derek if he believed in the war or in this country’s efforts at nation-building. (more…)

“Party of the People” by Jules Witcover

Book Review

Words 980

Anyone who doesn’t realize that the United States is currently a highly partisan nation would have to be dead, or at least in a coma. Since the contested 2000 election in which George W. Bush won the election due to the intervention of the Supreme Court and the machinery of the Electoral College while Al Gore won the popular vote, the nation has found itself increasingly divided into what political analysts refer to as the Blue States (those that gave Gore their electoral votes) and the Red States (those that gave their electoral votes to the Republicans).  Jules Witcover, in Party of the People: A History of the Democrats, provides a history of half of this political picture, helping us to understand how Americans have come to align themselves into two such different camps. (more…)