Mexico saw the conflict with Texas as an "expansionist sentiment" of the United States. The Mexican government did not stop to consider the region as part of its territory, so that the annexation of Texas was regarded as an affront to the interests and national dignity. Mexico, since its independence in until the proclamation of the Constitution. The United States border with Mexico is a controversial topic that has been the subject of debate recently. It is without question a problem that needs to be fixed. Currently most policies are focused on the manpower, infrastructure, and security of the border itself.
When the Dominion of Pakistan was formed after the separation of the Indian subcontinent in when the British left, it was composed of various ethnic and linguistic groups, with the geographically non-contiguous East Bengal province having a mainly Bengali population. In , the Government of the Dominion of Pakistan ordained Urdu as the sole national language, sparking extensive protests among the Bengali-speaking majority of East Bengal. Facing rising sectarian tensions and mass discontent with the new law, the government outlawed public meetings and rallies. The students of the University of Dhaka and other political activists defied the law and organised a protest on 21 February The movement reached its climax when police killed student demonstrators on that day.
0679414894 - United States: Essays 1952-1992 by Vidal, Gore
Essays , Literary life , USA. Gore Vidal is approaching seventy and fat books of essays like this one seem to sound the right note of elderly solidity. Equally, he might, at his age, be forgiven for the touch of complacent paranoia in the title.
By the second year of his administration, it was plain that John Kennedy was not going to accomplish much of anything other than a clever manipulation of appearances, Vidal says. Kennedy could have challenged Congress on pending legislation such as Medicare and civil rights bills, but he was afraid to rock the boat. In his second term, with a full majority behind him, he said he would work wonders but in reality his main interest would have been in "holding the franchise for his brother. The family, finally, was his only commitment and it colored all his deeds and judgment.