According to History Today, “The island of Singapore at the foot of the Malay peninsula originally came under British control in 1819.”(Richard) The quote shows that Singapore was the colony of British that time, so there were some relationships between these two places. Next, according to BBC, “1922- Singapore becomes main British naval base in East Asia.” (BBC) It shows that Singapore was very important for British that time, if it is defeated, British may have big problems, so British needed to protect the colony.
Migration DBQ The United States of America has, and will always be, a country where immigrants and refugees can migrate to, internally and internationally, to vastly improve their lives. During the late 19th century in the US, there was a massive influx of immigrants from all over the world, as well as movement of people already living in the US to different areas. These people were primarily seeking better job opportunities due to numerous economic issues in foreign countries and social tensions in the post-Reconstruction US.
Singapore is a republic with a parliamentary system of government. There are three branches of the Government of Singapore: Executive, Legislative and the Judiciary. Singapore and former British colony took up the Westminster model after Singapore became independent on 9 August 1965. In 1954, PAP also known as People’s Action Party was formed. Mr. Lee Kuan Yew led the PAP and won the first election to form Singapore’s first government after it enjoyed an overwhelming victory by capturing 43 out of 51 seats in the
With this said, most who are migrating internationally are seeking economic opportunities. In 1889, a geographer named Georg Ravenstien wrote in his Laws of Migration, “Bad or oppressive laws, heavy taxation, an unattractive climate, uncongenial social surroundings, and even compulsion… All have produced
TITLE Migration is a vastly broad term; it is mainly associated with the movement of humans from one place to another usually permanently but can be temporary. There are reasons for this action to happen and those are what push people away from a certain place and attract them from the opposite place. There are factors of migrations and these differ from each but are always the reason of migration happening. • Economic • Political • Environmental •
Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. White Argued: April 17, 2006 Decided: June 22, 2006 Facts Sheila White worked as a forklift operator for Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Company starting in June, 1997. She was the only woman working in her division at the time. After filing a complaint against her supervisor and co-workers alleging harassment and discrimination, she was transferred from forklift operator to track laborer, a job that required more manual labor. White filed a discrimination and retaliation complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in October of 1997.
Singapore’s current political system is a democratic society. On paper, it ticks all the boxes of what makes a democratic system. It gives citizens the right to vote for the person they feel will best represent the voice of the people and address their needs. It also ensures that people have the freedom of speech and expression as stated in Article 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore. However, things do not appear to be so straightforward, there definitely is more than meets the eye. After all, Singapore was named as an example to an “illiberal democracy” in a regularly cited article in the journal Foreign Affairs. So do the citizens in Singapore really have true democracy? In this essay, I will develop on why Singapore is an illiberal democracy and then discuss on whether a liberal democracy is the way forward for Singapore.
Many types of migration began to be identified as time progressed, such as illegal immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and more. Many of these types of migrants come to the United States in need of economic opportunity or in fear of persecution. As early America developed, many migrated due to pushes and pulls. Individuals were pushed to find a new home because of poverty, overcrowding of land, lack of
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: I accepted a Declaration of Rights which limited the Sovereign 's power, reaffirmed Parliament 's claim to control taxation and legislation, and provided guarantees against the abuses of power which James II and the other Stuart Kings had committed. I became ruler after the Glorious Revolution where James II was not king anymore. I became joint monarchs with my wife Mary, and we made the following laws: Parliament was to meet frequently. I got power in the Glorious Revolution in which the English people overthrew a king they deemed unacceptable and chose their next rulers.
Singapore is an extremely beautiful but strict country. I recently heard that one can get a 1000.00 Singaporean dollar fine just for dropping a piece of paper on the ground. There are different kinds of ethnic groups in Singapore and most of it being Chinese the rest are Malay and Indian. The president of Singapore is Tony Tan and Singapore is considered to be a republic and is the world’s only Island City State and was settled in the second century.
Countries striving to improve the strength (power) to create security. To achieve the national interest (national interest), the state act rationally, taking into consideration the strength, particularly the increase in the defense forces. According to the Act No. 3/2002 on State Defense, the main objective of Indonesia’s defense policy is to “protect and uphold state sovereignty, maintain territorial integrity of the unitary republic of Indonesia, and ensure the safety of Indonesian people from all forms of threats and disturbances.” In order to achieve this, the national defence is formulated into five interrelated strategic targets. “First, creating the national defence which is capable of confronting threats; second, creating the national defence which is competent to manage maritime, land and air territorial security; third, creating the national defence which is capable to take part in supporting the world peace based free and active foreign policy.
Throughout human history, migration of human beings is a pre-requisite of human progress and development. Without migration, human being would be doomed to an existence worse than that of the animals. A lot of people tend to migrate to seek a better life. The migration of people from one country to another country is not a new phenomenon. Since early days of colonialism, the colonial powers travelled around the world in search for raw material and new territory.