• Uncle tom's cabin - the slave trade
    Few books can truly be said to have altered the course of history, and even fewer can be said to have started an entire war. Uncle Tom's Cabin, written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, was one novel to do both. Abraham Lincoln said to Harriet Beecher Stowe upon meeting her, "So this is the little lady who
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  • Free trade with china
    China will continue its efforts to enter into the World Trade Organization (WTO), Chinese Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Wu Yi said in Beijing on April 21 during her talks with Renato Ruggiero, director-general of WTO. Wu said that although China hopes to solve this problem a
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  • International trade
    International Trade In today's world there are many issues in need of reformation, one of which is international trade, otherwise known as globalization. Although there are a great deal of rules, regulations, and policies imposed on international trade, the manner in which those rules have been e
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  • Free trade
    American Political Science Review Vol. 94, No.2 June 2000 "Free to Trade: Democracies, Autocracies, and International Trade" By: Edward D. Mansfield Helen V. Milner B. Peter Rosendorff The central question that is explored in this article is what kind of political regime is best
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  • Tools of the trade
    Tool of the Trade By: Tim Bommelman Jr. In any game, the equipment players use determines the way the game unfolds. Try to imagine a soccer game played with an American football! Or try playing tennis with the wooden racquets of thirty years ago. Change the equipment, and you discover a very
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  • Free trade?
    In an economic age in which speedy transactions of imports and exports are essential, is free trade a necessity for aiding worldwide economic development? At least John F. Kennedy thought so, he being the initiator of removing tariffs and other limitations on U.S. imports. His hypothesis was that by
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  • The causes of the world trade center bombing
    In September 1929, "the Roaring Twenties," "the Era of Wonderful Nonsense," of sex, booze and jazz, ended with the stock market crash that began the Great Depression. There followed the "low dishonest decade" of poet W. H. Auden's depiction, as Western statesmen sought to appease their way to securi
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  • World trade organization
    Throughout the years, there has been a constant controversy over whether the World Trade Organization should enforce global free trade. The primary idea is to establish in which all are happy. Although there are many advocates for trade liberalization, as well as many who oppose. I believe free tra
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  • Free trade vs protectionism
    One of the greatest international economic debates of all time has been the issue of free trade versus protectionism. Proponents of free trade believe in opening the global market, with as few restrictions on trade as possible. Proponents of protectionism believe in concentrating on the welfare of
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  • The trade world
    "Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts,""Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by evil, despicable acts of terror." These acts of mass murder were intended to frighten our nation into chaos and retreat,""B
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  • Triangular trade
    Slaves and slave trade has been an important part of history for a very long time. In the years of the British thirteen colonies in North America, slaves and slave trade was a very important part of its development. It even carried on to almost 200 years of the United States history. The slave tr
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  • The illegal bush meat trade
    THE ILLEGAL BUSH MEAT TRADE The second half of the 20th century has seen the continent of Africa in continuous turmoil. Civil wars, the AIDS epidemic, deforestation, and desertification are just a few of the problems facing Africa. A more recent threat to this ancient and fragile environment ha
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  • World trade center
    With the beginning of a seemingly endless war on terrorism, and a shaky United States economy, now hardly seems the time to examine our general policy towards all other nations, and developing nations in particular. The wreckage of the World Trade Center is still smoldering, and our troops are marc
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  • Drug trade
    Illicit Drug Trafficking Background Drug trafficking and illicit trade has proven to be a major problem that the international community faces as it enters into the twenty-first century. Currently the illegal drug trade market is one of the largest sectors of the modern global economy. Because
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  • Attack the world trade center: 9-11
    The likely mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks is a Kuwaiti-born lieutenant of Osama bin Laden who had previously plotted to attack the World Trade Center and to bomb several airliners simultaneously, a top U.S. counterterrorism official says. Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, one of the FBI's most-wanted t
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  • Benefits of the world trade organization
    Benefits of the World Trade Organization By Mike Harrison One of the biggest firms associated with globalization is the World Trade Organization. The World Trade Organization is the only international body that deals with the rules of trading between nations. It has evolved over the past ha
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  • Free trade vs. protectionism
    Free Trade vs. Protectionism One of the greatest international economic debates of all time has been the issue of free trade versus protectionism. Proponents of free trade believe in opening the global market, with as few restrictions on trade as possible. Proponents of protectionism believe in
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  • Trade in the aztec civilization
    Trade in the Aztec Civilization While reading the Trade in the Aztec Civilization, I learned a great deal of new and old business ethics. I saw the differences between today's business and before business and how we have evolved from it. One of the first things I noticed was the different social
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  • International trade
    To export these goods you have to have an organization which deals with the rules of trade between nations. Such an international organization is the World Trade Organization (WTO). The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business. Result: -
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  • Trade gap defies expectations
    Abstract Most economist view trade as an integral part of the free market system. The United States economy is currently running a trade deficit, an excess of imports over exports. The U.S. trade deficit widened much more than expected in June. The whole topic of trade must be viewed from a total p
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