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13 Jan 2017

A People's History of the United States, Chapter 24, Zinn Howard - The Clinton Presidency

Book review - 3 pages - Political science

It is no secret that most politicians make vows to the American people in order to get elected and oftentimes they will say certain things to please the public as well. It is one of the reasons politicians have a reputation as manipulators. It is this topic that Zinn starts the chapter off with...

09 Sep 2016

The Republic of Germany and the German political system after World War II

Course material - 5 pages - Political science

Our conception of the Federal Republic of Germany is very different from what it was only 15 years ago. Throughout much of its history, Germany was under the leadership of dictators and was never very comfortable with democracy. Germany's first experience with democracy occurred from...

18 Sep 2015

Analysis of Mann and Ornstein prompt - It's even worse than it looks - Views of the authors

Book review - 2 pages - Political science

The book “It's Even Worse than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism” by Norman J. and Thomas E. Mann Ornstein analyses American politics. The books says that today's US congress has come to a congestion state caused by the two...

18 Sep 2015

Legislative initiative plan from senator anitere flores

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

In the contemporary society, there is the need for the Health Sector need to implement public policies that are effective in dealing social determinants of health (SDH). This is critical in minimizing inequalities in health care. This paper envisions the adoption of a Social Determinants of...

17 Sep 2015

Comparison of press releases by senator Patrick Leahy and senator Tammy Baldwin

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The conclusion of Chapter 8 of Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future 3rd edition, is very insightful about the effect of gender stereotypes on serving senators. Remarkably, voters are driven by stereotypes to perceive women senators as caring, honest, and highly competent on...

15 Sep 2015

The Guns of August and International Politics - Barbara Tuchman

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The book Gun of August has been written by Barbara Tuchman and is about First World War classic histories. In this book, Barbara reconstructs the World War I's first one month, which is the first thirty days within the 1914 summer, which determined the conflict's cause, the century, as well as...

29 Jul 2015

Convention and ratification of the Constitution

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

In his book, A Brilliant Solution, Berkin wrote about the American constitutional congress that was challenged by the financial crisis due to repayment burdens on loans incurred during the wartime loans. After the world war in 1784, Congress had no money to fund the Federal treasury. The...

24 Jul 2015

The unavoidable American Revolution

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

During the 1600's, English settlers sent the initial group of colonists to the newly discovered continent. (Namier) With inspiration from the nearby country Spain, they made the decision to attempt the similar feat. The English were not alone in their attempts to conquer the new continent....

24 Jul 2015

The European Human Rights model

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The interpretation as well as the application of international human rights conventions has never been an easy task. Even though the international courts have been tasked with the responsibility of interpreting the international human right conventions, the function of trying to protect the human...

24 Jul 2015

Che Guevara, success or failure

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

Failure is an inevitable part of life. In the same breath, success is not necessarily foreseeable. In order to attain success, one must fail and learn from that failure. One of the greatest cases of this is illustrated by the Revolution that took place in Cuba. Fidel Castro, in cooperation with...

24 Jul 2015

Does fundamentalist Islam present a dangerous form of radical utopianism?

Essay - 1 pages - Political science

To be misunderstood is a critical misstep in today's society. Once something or someone is misunderstood they become a target for hate. This is evident in multiple aspects of daily living. Several issues we deal with are caused by a misunderstanding. The Islamic group is one favorable example of...

24 Jul 2015

The Texas Revolution

Essay - 1 pages - Political science

The Texas Revolution was a rebellion against the centralist Mexican government. The rebellion took place between October 2, 1835 and April 21, 1836. The primary participants were the occupants of the Mexican province of Texas. Political and cultural differences prior to the beginning of the Texas...

24 Jul 2015

Effectiveness of Churchill's written and spoken words

Book review - 1 pages - Political science

Messages and intent are often tough to convey through words. Despite the issues some face when pairing words, there are a few gifted individuals that illustrate their point flawlessly through words. Winston Churchill provides an example through his written and spoken words. His most memorable...

24 Jul 2015

Canada and the United States government

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Canada and the United States have one primary similarity. They are both established as democracies. Additionally, they are both declared as federal states. However, there are numerous differences between the two. The primary difference is in the way the two conduct their government. Canada and...

24 Jul 2015

The 2014 race for Texas governor

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

The 2014 race for Texas governor was a key battle in the Red state. This race served as a preview of what's to come in the 2016 election. The governor's race would allow a democrat to potentially hold the seat after years of republican domination. The primary candidates were Greg Abbot,...

23 Apr 2015

Libyan human rights

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Libya has been plagued by various issues that have been repugnant to the attainment of the required levels of democracy. Traditions and norms applicable in the region have affected the nation in such a manner that the majority of the people has turned out to be less receptive to the attempts to...

24 Nov 2014

Theory of Political Power, From The Prince-Niccolo Machiavelli's Book

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Niccolo Machiavelli, born in Italy on May 3, 1469 was a known political philosopher and diplomat during the Renaissance, and famous for his political treaties, The Prince (1513), which has become the cornerstone of the modern political philosophy. Niccolo provided an opinion on how a ruler should...

21 Nov 2014

The Social-Cultural Identity of Greek- Americans

Case study - 10 pages - Political science

According to some, Astoria is the largest “city” of the Greek outside the Athens-Greece. The New York's Queens Neighborhoods of Astoria, New York conjure up the image of a Greek immigrant community that has lived in it for over forty years (Hantzopoulos, 2005). For the Greeks and their...

20 Nov 2014

The Iron Curtain, 1948- Film Propaganda and American Politics

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

The 1940s marked the purge of Anti-communists films within the American Film industry. The cold war affected the America in nearly all its facets whether cultural or political. Subsequent to President Winston Churchill announcing the fall of the iron curtain that divided the Soviet Union from its...

10 Nov 2014

The United States Foreign Policies - The Relationship between the United States and China

Case study - 6 pages - Political science

The world has become a global economy. This has facilitated the need for countries to interact from a personal level. The desire to interact is facilitated by the fact that countries have the same desire to progress economically and socially hence the emergence of the need for countries to...

10 Nov 2014

The relationship between the military and civilian leadership in the United States

Case study - 6 pages - Political science

The civil-military leadership involves the interaction between the uniformed military and the civilians. Attitudes and actions of both civilians and military shape this relationship (Leonard, par. 1). -America has had tension between the military (both in the office and retired) and the...

06 Nov 2014

The Euro crisis and its impact

Case study - 19 pages - Political science

The Euro crisis is an economic crisis which not only points to the weaknesses of economic integration, but also points at the consequences of poor economic policies at the state level. The aim of this paper is to synthesize literature on the causes, progression and impacts of the Euro crisis on...

29 Oct 2014

Theme of the lost generation- International Relations, Analysis

Case study - 8 pages - Political science

The lost generation is a term that has spread out its roots into the ages of history between 1500 and 1950, during and after the World War 1. Following the pressure and the need for state and individual freedom globally, young and energetic men found themselves in the battlefield, armed for war....

25 Jul 2014

Partisanship and Political Typology

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Partisanship is supporting a group of people, a person or a political party. Some of American people's political attitude is just theoretical while others are choosing not to identify themselves with a political party. Some of the factors that influence people in choosing political parties may...

14 Mar 2014

A History of American Imperialism

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

Today we still see the struggle of two ideologically opposed groups of Americans, on one side there are the imperialist, people who embrace a philosophy born from Americans such as Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge. They believed it is our manifest destiny too expand the reach of the...

29 Jan 2014

Crime organization in Mexico and its impact on democratic institutions

Case study - 7 pages - Political science

Mexico's long road towards consolidating a democratic regime is wavering in its security due to the rampant growth and development of the organized crime in the country. As democratic institutions in Mexico have gained strength and made progress, so has the presence of organized crime in...

13 Jan 2014

Modernizing Texas' Vocational Educational Programs for Offenders

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

In Texas, the correctional facilities have incorporated vocational education programs in their institutions. This started because the criminal justice institutions, practitioners, and the correctional policy makers took an interest in the transition of the prisoners from prison into the community...

26 Nov 2013

Economic advantages and disadvantages of immigration into the U.S

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Immigrants to the United States have historically elicited passionate debates on whether they are of economic benefit or an economic burden to the country. Those who hold the view that immigrants are of economic benefit have advanced views including that with the coming of immigrants into the...

19 Nov 2013

War and Crime

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Throughout history, the idea of crime has developed worldwide. What someone 100 years ago thought of as crime is very different from what we consider crime today. When we think of a criminal, we have the image of a convict in stripes to entertain us. Over time, our experiences and the example of...

15 Nov 2013

A clash of civilizations in France?

Case study - 10 pages - Political science

Huntington's influence in international relations (Graham 2004) necessitates a deconstruction of his, and question whether it is still applicable today. However, it is essential to define Huntington's civilization: the “...highest cultural grouping of people and the broadest level of...

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