"Controversy" Essays and Research Papers

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Outline the different theories and controversies surrounding the discovery of and settlement of New Zealand by East Polynesians. The discovery and settlement of new land in the world often involve myths. Similarly, there have been different theories and controversies surrounding the discovery of and settlement of New Zealand by East Polynesians. East Polynesians can be defined as a distinct ethnic group inhabiting Pacific islands such as the Society, Marquesas and New Zealand. This essay will...

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Controversial Essay: High School Students and Beginners’ Guide

intensifying and debatable in nature, thus, sparking conflicts. They contain disputable topics of recurring interests. Simply put, any essay contents where strong contentions are typically presented for long periods build up into particular forms of controversy. Hence, they are generally considered highly polemical pieces of essay. The reason for this is that people have varied ideas and opinions regarding topics that are contentious, debatable or disputable. Controversial essays polarize people to...

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Where Have the Good Men Gone

fatherless homes. To a large extent, I disagree very much with Hymowitz and her interpretation of a relationship as she nullifies the whole concept. Overall, Hymowitz has written an article that has peaked with success and sparked interest and controversy throughout the world. Whether her intention was to be funny, or to really question the thoughts of men and women, all motives aside, I personally disagree with what she has to say and I believe that her illustrations of young men are exaggerated...

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Citizenship Paper

backgrounds and cultures. Within these students lies a multitude of opinions and viewpoints about controversial topics that are imbedded in some of the content that is taught. Two of these content areas are history and social science. While avoiding controversy may be limited, what is not is the ability to teach controversial issues in the classroom. “Addressing Current Controversial Issues through the Social Studies Curriculum: Making Social Studies Come Alive” by Obed Dube (2009) explores the various...

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A More Perfect Union - Summary

encouraged the nation to end the racial division, to overlook all the issues and unite to form A More Perfect Union . In the middle of the presidential campaign Barack Obama found himself involved in the political controversy. We all remember the provocative preaching of Jeremiah Wright broadcasted on every news channel and You Tube. Wright criticized the American government and accused it in the discrimination against people of color...

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Freedom of Speech and Chik-Fil-a

Speech, or the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” (Ross, 2012). There was no mistake that Cathy had opened his mouth and put his own foot in it. The controversy surrounding statements made by Cathy were protested by the LGBT. They were never forced to eat at these restaurants and they were never harmed by Chick-Fil-A. So, there are those that have formed the opinion that protesting was the right thing...

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Personal Introduction

kind of sports do you enjoy? What controversies about sports can you recall? I have always loved playing volleyball. In high school I enjoyed watching wrestling and football because my brothers were in both. I remember hearing about the UND Fighting Sioux controversy. It was basically about the use of American Indian logos, mascots and nicknames. I believe UND eventually spent millions of dollars to rebuild a stadium. Also here at NDSCS, there was a controversy about whether it was right to kick...

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Genre Analysis on Abortion

This statement is showing both sides of the abortion controversy. To repeat, the purpose of What Every Believer Should Know is to raise awareness of both sides to this controversy. It also has a deeper meaning because it starts to involve religion and ethical views. This book explains in great detail that abortion is not just a controversy issue but also the judgment on American human values. It states in the preface, “The abortion controversy reflects tensions and conflicts felt widely in marriage...

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Voting RIghts for Prisoners

English 101 23 October 2013 Allowing Prisoners Voting Rights For many years, the decision to allow prisoners to vote has been a wide spread controversial issue. The controversy has been popular in the United States and the United Kingdom. When prisoners are sent to prison they are there to serve their time and they are usually stripped of all their rights and no longer contribute to a functional society. This includes the right to vote. They are convicts, but does that make it okay to take...

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Satire (Satirical) Essay: Toddlers & Tiaras

tiara. Many critics and viewers see this show as controversial for its “sexualization” of young children. Most pageant moms dress their children with opulent, alluring, and elaborate dresses and outfit that can be seen as nothing, but innocent. Controversy arose when Wendy Dickey, a pageant mom, dressed her three year old in a prostitute costume; she argued that it was nothing but a comedic costume. Well at least she didn't put her daughter out on the streets with just fishnets and hooker boots. Four-year...

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