Essays and Research Papers on U.S. Federal Politics

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This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of the Civil Rights Act. Each Title is examined in turn. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This paper offers an overview of the Health Care Resolution Act, introduced by Representative John Conyers in order to address the growing concerns about health care coverage in the United States. In addition to a description about the act, the paper also discusses legislative personnel in Washington County in the State of Oklahoma. Bibliography lists ...

A 7 page research paper/essay that discusses the Civil Rights Act of 1991, which amended the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in order to provide damages in regards to employment discrimination cases and to make it clear how provisions of the 1964 Civil Rights Act pertain to “’disparate impact’ actions. The writer discusses how its ...

A 4 page discussion of the direction the George W. Bush Administration has taken in regard to protecting the nation against future acts of terrorism. The author equates measures such as the Patriot Act and the Homeland Security Act with the “Big Brother” situation detailed in “1984”, the science fiction novel by George Orwell. ...

This 9-page paper examines the Patriot Act, which was passed just weeks following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The paper researches the hypothesis that 9/11 triggered passage of the Act by Congess, and discusses if the Act would have passed without the event taking place. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 6 page overview of the Workplace Fairness Act, H.R, 963 introduced in 1997 by Republican Representative Brian Bilbray. Identifies the intent of the Act as moving beyond the traditional model of combating discrimination, which is currently accomplished by protecting a class or category of people, and moving towards the protection of the individual ...

A 3 page summary of the Civil Rights Act of 1991. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 3 page summary of the Equal Pay Act of 1963. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Patriot Act

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page research paper/essay that discusses the USA Patriot Act. The writer discusses the act's pros and cons and concludes that it should be revoked. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page overview of the history of this legislation. The author clarifies the particulars of the Act and illustrates that its provisions have been utilized in a number of quite diverse cases. Sometimes these provisions have been launched with success to end monopolies which were indeed damaging to U.S. economy. Other ...

A 3 page paper which examines and analyzes the need for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 10-page paper examines how the Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 will have an impact on the workforce. The paper also discusses the supporters and critics of the act. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 4 page paper examines the USA Patriot Act and the fourth amendment. After the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, Americans were ready to give up some basic rights, but now people are questioning the act. Fourth amendment rights have been threatened historically. This paper brings all of these concepts into perspective. ...

Domestic Terrorism

  • 17 page paper

A 17 page paper that provides an overview of domestic terrorism. This paper demonstrates that while current numbers of acts of domestic terrorism are decreasing, the magnitude and impacts of the acts that do occur are causing signficant loss of life and injury. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The Davis-Bacon Act

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper provides an overview of this 1931 act pertinent to unionized workers. The possibility of repeal, and the movement to repeal the act in the 1970s, is discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at the process that took place when the Patriot Act was passed in October 2001. This includes the looking why who and how it was introduced, the consideration of the act, any amendments, the way agreement was reached and the voting levels. The Bibliography cites 6 sources.

This 3 page paper examines the No Child Left Behind Act, and argues that it will ultimately fail. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 15 page paper discussing the 2001 Mental Health Equitable Treatment Act and possible ways of effecting social change in favor of adopting the act's requirements for parity in health insurance payment for both mental and physical healthcare. The most liberal among us would cling to the view that all should be served despite ...

A 4 page review of the article titled “Plan for Illegal Immigrant Workers Draws Fire From Two Sides” published in the January 8, 2004, authors Richard W. Stevenson and Steven Greenhouse detail the controversy surrounding President Bush’s plan to allow illegal immigrants temporary legal status. Judging from the uproar which erupted from Bush’s plan, ...

A 3 page paper which examines various history and political concepts in the United States. Bibliography lists sources.

A 16 page address to eight specific questions in American history and politics. Subjects range from immigration policies, minority representation and rights, distinctions between conservatives and liberals, the media and the public’s perception of war, American mobility, and the similarities of Barack Obama’s policies and those of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Bibliography lists 3 ...

5 pages in length. The scope of democracy reaches far and wide with regard to its interpretation; while the nation's founders set forth a clear and highly transparent definition, the democratic concept has undergone an ongoing revision of meaning wholly dependent upon the objectives of specific agendas. Reining in these misconstrued undertones is ...

Beginning the discussion with the large scale Vietnamese immigration that occurred in California after the fall of Saigon, this 14 page paper illustrates the contention that Camp Pendleton's Tent City is credited with reshaping Southern California’s Asian population. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 10 page discussion of the history of political parties in American government. Trading their history from the ideologies which prevailed during the construction of the Constitution itself, the author emphasizes that although we have essentially settled on a two party system, this scenario has been relatively frequently challenged. Never-the-less, there are numerous ...

8 pages in length. The immigration and assimilation of Asians, Latinos, and African Americans has a history of controversy. Each group has been the subject of harrassment and exteme prejudice. One of the most blatant forms of harassment was the internment of Japanese during World War II. Unlide Latinos and Asians, Africans did not come ...

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