Business Essays

Civil War Argument

The civil war was started and was all about slavery. I am here to prove that Roger K. Broxton is wrong on his claim that the Civil War was founded on taxes is wrong. While president Lincoln never specifically stated that the war was about slavery, there are many undertones and small clues that show […]

Wearing Masks

“We wear the mask” means that everyone wears a mask no matter what it may portray. There are many different masks people may wear to change how they act. Weather that be because of emotion or the people they are around. It may be a mask of happiness or sadness. There may be a more […]

The Nature of Terrorism

Given the growing global threats of terrorism, it is significant that an understanding of the history, nature and mechanism-premises under which terror operates is obtained. This is significant as it would shape the perspective of policy makers when addressing issues of this nature. Terrorism, as it is understood is the action of none-state weak actors, […]

The Truth About OTEC

When answering the question, What important social or civic issue should be the focus in our government? The answer is explicitly OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion) for 2 reasons. One its solves water scarcity which is the root part of the Indo-Pakistan War and two it solves global warming which could lead to extinction. Most […]

"Saint Stalin"

Under the rule of communism, churches were burned, priests were killed, and religious texts were burned. What Hitler did to the Jewish Religion, Stalin did to Christianity in the Soviet Union. Ironically, Stalinism and Christianity have more similarities than differences. Because they are both ideologies which seek to control every minute of the lives of […]

Senior Students Look Forward to a Big Year

Senior year is the last hoorah of high school. It’s known as the famous year of football games and senior prom, of final goodbyes and discovering the future. Currently, I am watching my senior year unfold and I am looking forward to what will undoubtedly be a year of adventure. I am looking forward to […]

Should We Have So Much Free Time?

Today in the United States we have plenty of time for hanging out, reading, playing video game and having to play a sport, instrument or some kind of form of art. But is that free time use wisely among teenagers? Do we use this time as a play time or are we actuallydoing some real […]

Friends, Family, or Selfishness?

Stop. Wait. Think. Look around you, you are surrounded by friends and family. The people around you care about you. So they would never want to hurt you, emotionally or physically… but what if everything was different? What if your family and friends turned on you, and hurt you just to save themselves. Imagine, how […]

Clark Virgil Terry

Clark Virgil Terry was an american swing and bebop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, composer, educator, and NEA Jazz Masters inductee. He played many greats such as Charlie Barnet, Count Basie, , Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, and Oscar Peterson. He played with the tonight show band from 1962 to 1972. Terry’s career […]

A Case for the ACT

Now more than ever, there seems to be quite a bit of Groupthink among High School students, particularly with the emergence of the social media age; The opinions of the whole population largely shift together. Think about it. Whether it is deep-rooted social issues like gay marriage or even things as petty as the amount […]

Womens movment and Kate chopin

Kate Chopin was born on February 8th, 1850 in St. Louis Missouri. Her father, Thomas O’ Flaherty; imigrated from Ireland. Her mother was a member of the french community in St. Louis and her grandmother was also french. Chopin was the third youngest of the family but her sisters died in infancy. Then her brother […]

KONY 2012: A Global Trend

The Youtube video labeled “KONY 2012” has gained over eighty-five million views since its posting fewer than four weeks ago on March 4th. The video is a global phenomenon— according to YouTube demographics, “KONY” has been viewed in every country on Earth. The number of people watching this single film has been growing exponentially, and […]

First-Hand Witness

When I was in 6th grade I was a witness of bullying. I was walking through the halls when I saw a bully throw an obviously weaker and smaller boy against the brick walls. I was shocked; how could someone hurt another in such a violent way? It was a cold and wintry afternoon, when […]

The Enslavement of Captive Orcas

The Enslavement of Captured Orcas Orcas are often called the “angels of the sea”. They swim gracefully in the vast ocean ecosystem and it is a privilege to observe them in their natural habitat. Sadly, orcas are captured and sold to marine institutions for entertainment purposes, which adversely affects the whales’ population in the wild. […]

Cause and Effect: Chaos Theory

“If there were ever a more field so closely related to cause and effect, it would be chaos theory.” -Craig Allen, Meteorologist for 30 Years (Cook) The relatively new but explosive mathematics mentioned above is known today as Chaos Theory. Chaos simply is the simple formula that explains the relativity of seemingly random bits of […]

Confronting the Correlation between Environmental Change and Violent Conflict

Climate change is an issue that influences many facets of modern society. Although in the past environmental change was associated solely with environmental concerns, disasters motivated by climate change often lead to the destruction of the political stability and human security of nations. The severity of the repercussions of climate change on the social, political, […]

She is Malala

Purpose:/Argument/Prove- Malala is a teenage Pakistani girl advocating for the rights of women to have an education. Despite the many boundaries that have been set on her goals, she has continued to fight. Audience: People with interests in serving women’s rights, more so human rights. She is Malala More often than not today the voice […]

Alien Lifeforms

Aliens are real because we have found many planets thought to able to sustain life. From Earth like planets and extreme survivors there is a good chance for life on other planets. Just because scientists have never found evidence of life doesn’t mean life does not exist. There are many candidates here on Earth that […]

Personality Within Sport

The mind is one of the most important things to an athlete, as it is one of the greatest strengths they have and it can dramatically affect their performance; this is why personality is one of the biggest influences in sport. Your personality is your attitude, feelings and how you react to various situations within […]

The Ukraine Crisis: A General Overview

With the Ukraine crisis at a relatively low point, it’s time to review why the crisis started. The crisis started to emerge when thousands of protesters occupied Kiev’s Independence Square, insisting on ousting the former Ukrainian president. What were (and are) they protesting for? What spurred the protesters was a trade pact. For almost a […]

A Farewell to Falsity

Anni A Farewell to Falsity Love, a mysterious emotion, floats in people’s hearts like air: invisible, unavoidable, and unpredictable, it scars people with its caprice. In Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell To Arms and several of his other short stories, Hemingway shows readers that some strategies, however, do help promote and secure a stable relationship. He […]

One Head Is Better Than Two

Disagreements occur when teaming up with a partner. This leads to no solution at all, as every person has different ideas of his or her own. In 1914, World War I broke out. Each nation had their own alliances, or teams, though “the alliance treaties were strong factors for the escalation of the war to […]

Minorities In America

February is black history month. Many African-Americans would have just wanted to be able to sit at the front of the bus 75 years ago. They were not even thinking about having a month dedicated to them. In terms of racial equality, the United States has come a long way. However, the racial gap has […]

Deceiving Citizens

The spirit of patriotism is prevalent in American culture and is an important part of our country. We have always considered ourselves to be a great and accomplished society that sets an example for others. Our country seems to have an underlying tone of arrogance in which we magnify the U. S.’s accomplishments to the […]

Stray Animals in New York City

In an interview with Nisa, a sophomore in the NYC iSchool, she talks about her helping animals without a home aka stray animals. “I have a backyard and stray cats go there all the time… I feed them and give them blankets if it’s cold or raining.” People like Nisa are trying to end the […]

tests in school failing kids

middle school student’s grades have been brought down by tests given in all subjects. In school the biggest percentage of your grades are tests and quizzes. When students fail or do poorly on these their grades are brought down. If a child with a solid B did poorly on a test then their grade could […]

How to Find the Midpoint of a Line

The midpoint is the middle of a certain line on a coordinate plane. A coordinate point is an infinite surface (plane) with grid lines to easily measure where the line is and how big it is. The coordinate grid lines meet in points that we write as (x,y) format, x being how far across from […]

Never Forget the Crimes

In the memoir Night, Elie Wiesel recalls details from the horror he, his family, and other Jews endured during the Holocaust. From the first chapter, the Germans have already begun to constrain the Jews. The Jews find themselves with a variety of restrictions from wearing a yellow star to being unable to visit restaurants and […]

Where Does Happiness Come From?

Happiness comes from both internal and external factors. Though most believe that happiness comes only from internal factors, there are multiple external factors, (along with internal,) that make happiness much easier to achieve. On the contrary, if you don’t have internal happiness, external factors that may create joy will seem like nothing. This mindset is […]

Are Homosexuals Treated Fairly in School?

In the United States, the public school system is intended to provide a “free and equal” education to all students, regardless of their race, culture, religion, or sexuality. However, many sociologists that study the structure of the American public school system find that there is a direct association between the social and the sexual status […]