Arias perfected Costa Rica’s democratic government, education, transportation, and communication by placing the necessary laws in action. He also made major improvements on infrastructure; for example, he drastically improved Costa Rica’s section of the Pan-American Highway, which greatly increased communication and transportation. Arias’ desire to achieve a lasting peace in Costa Rica and Central America is obvious when one looks at what preceded his Peace Plan. The country of Nicaragua has been in conflict often because of outside influences like the United States and Russian Marxists. The rise of the Sandinistas and the Contras in Nicaragua had possible serious
It was also then, where citizens had the highest home ownership in the country’s history. All of these extraordinary achievements are only a few of the many ways Bill Clinton followed the fundamental belief of the common good. Not only did Clinton attain political achievements by believing in the common good of all citizens, but he also believed in equality. Bill Clinton supposed that mending affirmative action was necessary in order to give special consideration, in jobs and college admission, to members of groups that where discriminated against in the past. Moreover, he believed that there is a greater need for race-conscious affirmative action to aim support to small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
The Era of Good feelings took place from 1817 to 1825. During that time, there was a rapid growth in post-war nationalism. Meanwhile, James Monroe was elected president for two terms. However, The Era of ‘Good’ Feelings is misleading because many issues troubled the country around that time such as the American system, which tied to sectionalist events and economic panic and depression. Though there are some beneficial events, it was an overall devastating era.
NAME The Revolution: What Helped the Colonies Win? America won the war against overwhelming odds. National support, Benjamin Franklin, and the role of individuals helped the colonies in their journey toward independence. Out of these, I find Benjamin Franklin and his smarts were the most valuable. National support helped America win the war.
This neighborhood had a great influence on South Korea’s development mostly hindering economic growth. However, despite its historically volatile location the country is the most industrialized member country of the OECD. Republic of Korea is the only nation in the world which turned from a recipient of OECD aid into a member of donor committee. Many economists describe South Korea’s economic transformation from poverty to one of Asia’s biggest economies as “The Miracle on the Han River” referring to South Korea's postwar export-fueled economic growth including rapid industrialization, technological achievement, large rise in living standards and education and success in sports. This miracle has become a reality because of 5-year Economic Development Plans which helped mobilizing national resources in establishing a self-supporting industrial economy.
Leadership Styles Annamarie Jenkins HCS/475 April 30, 2012 Successful Leadership Style There have been many presidents that have serve this wonderful country, yet there is one in particular that stands out the most. President Franklin D Roosevelt was a president that helped get this country through the first depression. He had many obstacles to deal with in his personal life but he did what was needed through his unique leadership to obtain the success of the United States. The following paragraphs will discuss his leadership styles and qualities that made him a successful president. Why this Leader was successful What made President Franklin Roosevelt a successful leader was that he had so many styles that was unique and capable in accomplishing tasks as president of the United States.
The speech was approximately two minutes long, and is known as one of the greatest speeches in American History. In those two minutes Lincoln demonstrated the principles of human equality that our nation has, and explained a new form of freedom for all Americans in the U.S. Lincoln presented a form of democracy and the birth of newly unified nation. At the beginning of the Gettysburg Address Lincoln states how four score and seven years ago (1776) our continent brought forth a new nation. In this first powerful sentence Lincoln addresses the Revolutionary War and what that victory brought to our nation. The Civil War nearly ripped apart our nation and many lives were lost in the process.
Many Americans attempted to reform the often harsh social and economic conditions fostered by rapid industrialization and urbanization and progressive movement was the response of the nation. The nations focus shifted from Industrialization and Immigration, Gilded Age to Progression. The Progression was focused on in the United States between the years of the mid-1890s and the early 1920s. Progressive Era was a period of rapid economic growth fueled by the changes brought about by industrialization. It was “a bridge to modern times” as its effects touched virtually all Americans and transformed the role of government in American society.
I think the years between the 1950s and 1960s were a ‘golden age’, which was a time when economic growth surpassed all historical records, and it will be explained in two aspects below, countries and residents. From the countries’ aspect, it will be examined by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), export rates and industrial growth rates. Firstly, Western Europe’s GDP and per person GDP. GDP is an aggregate measure of production equal to the sum of the gross values added of all resident institutional units engaged in production. GDP increased represent all residents would benefit from their country’s increased economic production.
History of Arab Americans Arabs originally started emigrating to the United States along with Spanish explorers in the late 15th century, but only started immigrating in numbers in the late 1800s. The Arab-Israeli war of 1948 was a catalyst for the start of a mass migration of Arab’s, particularly Palestinians. The second largest emigration occurred after the 1965 new immigration acts. This wave