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War and the Economy

The link between war and the economy is an ancient one. More than 2,000 years ago, Cicero observed, “Nervo belli, pecuniam infinitam”—the sinews of war are money in abundance (Cicero 2003)—and war has often been viewed as an avenue to economic prosperity. A leading economic history textbook has a chapter entitled “The ‘Prosperity’ of Wartime” […]

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War on Drugs

Outline I. Introduction II. Background III. Key Moments / Events A. Racial Discrimination B. Gender Discrimination C. The Intersections of Discrimination IV. Conclusion Introduction The War on Drugs in the United States is controversial, in part because it is based on an ever-changing cultural reaction to a substance rather than to an actual threat of […]

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Waste Management

Waste management has been a part of our human-built worlds from the time of the earliest cultures and civilizations. Only in the late 19th century, however, owing to an increase in human population and therefore the amount of waste generated, did widespread awareness about issues such as recycling and landfills emerge in Western political and […]

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Water Pollution

Water is essential for life, and water quality is often at odds with the demands of increased development. Conflicting laws, poorly enforced environmental regulations, and increased citizen monitoring are the ingredients for powerful and long-lasting controversy. Outline I. Introduction II. Pollutants III. NPS Pollution IV. Known NPSs of Water Pollution V. Role of Communities VI. […]

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Watershed Protection

Watersheds are tracts of land that feed pools of water both above and below ground. They funnel rainfall and snowmelt, for example, through wetlands, which are natural filtration systems. The spongy soil constituting a wetland traps sediment sometimes carrying pollutants. The water trickling down becomes increasingly free of contaminants as it makes its way down […]

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Wolf Pack

To prevent wolves from becoming extinct, the National Park Service has reintroduced them on park lands. Nearby ranchers protested this, claiming the wolves prey on their herds. Environmentalists claim ranchers killed some of the wolves. Grizzly bears may be reintroduced in national parks next. Outline I. Introduction II. What Is a Wolf Pack? III. The […]

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Wind Power

Wind power comes from turbines that generate electricity. Proponents assert that wind power can be harnessed to be a nonpolluting, renewable source of energy to meet electric power needs around the world, but some communities do not want the turbines near homes or schools. The turbines can create noise that studies show causes headaches in […]