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11 May 2024

Andrew Jackson's Seventh Annual Message to Congress (1835) - Territorial Expansion

Text commentary - 3 pages - Political science

« Americans are not perfect people but they are called to a perfect mission », such is one of the key visions of the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837, a period in which America had to face many struggles to achieve a real and one federal nation. To that purpose, the...

22 Apr 2024

Captain Ibrahim Traoré

Biography - 3 pages - Political science

Burkina Faso, the Land of Upright Men, is a semi-presidential republic. The President of Faso is the head of state. Since 2014, its political situation has been turned upside down, particularly because of the security context and coups d'état. The constitution was suspended on 31 October...

23 Feb 2024

Cameras in Classrooms of UK Schools

Sample letter - 2 pages - Political science

"I'm writing to tell you, about the 100 cameras of your company C** that have been installed in my school: the S** P** High School. As a student in this high school, I am convinced that my opinion on these cameras is important and should be heard. I'm not asking you to approve all my...

29 Jan 2024

12 Angry Men - Reginald Rose (1953) and Sidney Lumet (1957) - To what extent is debate necessary for a trial in the American Democracy?

Text commentary - 2 pages - Political science

This document tackles three documents : - Document A is a still from the film 12 Angry Men entitled « Preliminary vote ». The film is a courtroom drama, it was directed by Sidney lumet and released in 1957. - Document B is a literary extract from a play called 12 Angry Men written for television...

26 Dec 2023

The UK's unwritten constitution is put to the test by Johnson's unprincipled acts, The observer - Catherine Haddon (10 july 2022) - Analysis of British politics and its impact

Text commentary - 3 pages - Political science

The English constitution is not a single, codified document, but a collection of texts and unwritten principles. The government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in office between 2019 and 2022, would have undermined some of these rules, particularly regarding transitional governments, and thought...

23 Dec 2023

Issues Surrounding Scottish Independence

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

This presentation explores the complex issues surrounding Scottish independence, covering the historical context, the 2014 referendum, and the transition in SNP leadership. It delves into the new plan for a referendum, public reception, and the challenges and goals involved. Ultimately, the focus...

21 Dec 2023

Immigrants and access to welfare

Tutorials/exercises - 1 pages - Political science

This document contains the answer to the following question : In which ways do studies of deservingness perceptions illustrate that immigrants are the least deserving of access to welfare? Are there any exceptions?

20 Dec 2023

Does Being « Politically » Represented Necessarily Means Being Represented by Actors Who Directly Have a Position in the Institutional Realm?

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

In a society in which our interests may be represented by a variety of actors (NGO, patries, citizens, social media influencers, politicians...), the necessity of elections depends on the power of these actors to effectively defend our interests. In other words, if we define representation...

07 Dec 2023

Basic knowledge on terrorism

Worksheets - 9 pages - Political science

This fact sheet summarizes the main concepts of terrorism and provides an overview of the various terrorist groups in existence.

13 Nov 2023

The Effectiveness of Greenpeace's Actions

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

To consider the effectiveness of Greenpeace's actions, you need to understand that they involve major media campaigns and direct action to make the environmental cause known to everyone. Spectacular actions such as taking over a nuclear power station to denounce nuclear safety. In other...

24 Oct 2023

Toward the African Revolution - Frantz Fanon (1964) - What was his Influence on the Process of Liberation of Algeria and the Price of Conscience of Peoples under Foreign Domination?

Text commentary - 8 pages - Political science

The work of Frantz FANON imposes itself with a particular relief in the intellectual currents, which underlines what is called "the awakening of the Third World". More than the passionate and lucid description of a situation, it constitutes a vast attempt to synthesize the historical experience...

23 Oct 2023

How did Brexit impact British politics?

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

The issue of Brexit has been at the centre of European politics for years now. Since we cannot tackle it as a whole, we are going to look at the social aspects that led to such a decision and the implications that Brexit has had not on the European Union, but on the United Kingdom itself. How did...

27 Sep 2023

What are the main institutions and actors that decide on, influence, and implement EU foreign policymaking vis-à-vis Morocco?

Essay - 7 pages - Political science

The main priorities of the European Union's external relations concern its extension to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and its relations with the countries of the Mediterranean region which are not members of the European Union in the will to pursue a coherent action. As far as...

07 Sep 2023

The conflict in Northern Ireland

Essay - 8 pages - Political science

Nowadays, the country or province of Northern Ireland is a peaceful part of Europe, and nobody coming to visit Belfast could even imagine that one of the most recent conflicts in Europe - apparently - ended there only two decades ago - even if, of course, the memories of the elder remain. After...

05 Sep 2023

The New York Times, For Trump, a Year of Reinventing the Presidency - Peter Baker (2017) - In what ways is Donald Trump reinventing the American presidency?

Text commentary - 1 pages - Political science

The document is a 170-word essay commenting the article "For Trump, a Year of Reinventing the Presidency" written in The New York Times by Peter Baker on December 31, 2017.

21 Aug 2023

Written speech - David Lloyd George (22 August 1918) - The role and personality of the Welsh Prime Minister

Text commentary - 4 pages - Political science

"Courage calls to courage everywhere, and its voice cannot be denied" stated the militant and politician Millicent Fawcett, founder of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societie (NWSS), in a famous rallying feminist speech, embodying perfectly the British ongoing move towards women's...

29 Jul 2023

The diplomatic crisis - Recep Tayyip Erdogan: his ambition for himself and his vision for his country

Presentation - 6 pages - Political science

Erdogan had always had the project of building a strong Turkey, being only possible with him at his head, according to him and his supporters. With this in mind, he did everything to strengthen his power to the detriment of some and consolidate Turkey's role on the world stage without really...

29 Jul 2023

How does the Osman Kavala decision reveal the character of the current President and his vision for Turkey in 2021?

Dissertation - 2 pages - Political science

In October 2021, 10 ambassadors in Turkey signed a common press release to show their opposition against the decision from the court of Istanbul, which had ordered to keep in detention the political opponent, Osman Kavala, during his trial. Behind these accusations, the actual Turkish president,...

27 May 2023

Places and forms of power

Essay - 1 pages - Political science

In this notion we talk about the violence of some people and guns with laws which guns gone and the NRA. First, we can say that the 5th Amendment authorized keeping guns. All are beginning on 1776 July 4th with the Independence Day from UK, then there is the Constitution on 1789 and to finish on...

22 May 2023

American Civilization - The President

Course material - 2 pages - Political science

Only Congress can impeach and remove a president if convicted of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdyweaner. Only the House of Representatives can bring impeachment proceeding against the president by a majority vote. And then, the president is tried by the Senate. The Chief Justice...

22 May 2023

Social Media Platforms and British Politics

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Social media platforms have become a ubiquitous part of modern life, revolutionizing the way individuals and communities interact with one another. They have played an increasingly significant role in shaping the political landscape, enabling political candidates to reach out to voters more...

03 Apr 2023

Practical Guide for an Essay About Guns

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

In the US, a third of the population owns a gun. It is estimated that more 300 k guns are owned in the US. However, each year, guns caused about 30 000 deaths, and among them many suicides. In 2017, more than 400 mass shootings occurred in the USA. In the recent years, many shootings occurred in...

18 Mar 2023

Political Parties and Election in the Middle East and North Africa

Summary - 2 pages - Political science

This text is based on "Elections under authoritarianism: Preliminary lessons from Jordan" by Ellen Lust, "Bullets over Ballots: Islamist groups, the state and electoral violence in Egypt and Morocco" by Hendrik Kraetzschmara and Francesco Cavatortab and "Elections and Distributive Politics in...

18 Mar 2023

Political Parties and Elections - Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

Summary - 2 pages - Political science

This text is based on "After the Arab Spring: Do Muslims vote Islamic now?" by Charles Kurzman and Didem Türkoglu, "Elections in the Arab world: Why do citizens turn out?" by Carolina de Miguel, Amaney A. Jamel and Mark Tessler, "The Middle East" by Ellen Lust and "Bricks and Mortar Clientelism:...

23 Jan 2023

Between 1856 and 1914, how did the authority of the central power try to build and impose itself on the multiethnic Russian imperial domain despite the rise of national affirmations?

Essay - 9 pages - Political science

On the eve of World War I in 1914, Russia is one of the most backward powers and the entire political system collapses in 1917 with the Russian Revolution. However, these two elements are opposed to the will of the tsar Alexander II in 1856, who, after the defeat of the Crimean War, decided to...

10 Jan 2023

John Fitzgerald Kennedy's Murder and Conspiracies

Course material - 2 pages - Political science

On the 22nd of November 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed in Dallas city center while riding in a presidential car to promote his reelection. Shot with several bullets, the youngest president of the United States died a few minutes later. It was an incredible shock for America and the...

09 Jan 2023

Political Inaction

Essay - 1 pages - Political science

Democracy allows people to make choices. We can see it for instance nowadays with the choice of being vaccinated against coronavirus. In France, there is the possibility for a group of citizens supported by senators to make a referendum. Hugo Clement, a journalist, decided to use this possibility...

12 Dec 2022

Haiti briefing note and building mission solution : state of the country and developments of solutions

Case study - 7 pages - Political science

In October 2015, elections were deferred indefinitely due to allegations of fraud. The new elections were further postponed due to Hurricane Matthew and finally took place in November 2016, Jovenel Moïse won 56% of the vote. There was a holding of an electoral tribunal to conduct a verification...

22 Nov 2022

Dangerous Tales: Dominant Narratives on the Congo and their Unintended Consequences - Autesserre (2012) - The Legitimacy of Simple Narratives and their Effects and Consequence on the International and Local Plan

Summary - 2 pages - Political science

The Democratic Republic of Congo, the largest country in Sub-Saharan Africa has always been the gravity point of political conflicts and insecurities. The DR of Congo claimed its independence from Belgium in 1960, however, the country has been subject to many secessionist movements since then,...

20 Nov 2022

Geopolitics of the Iranian Country

Course material - 16 pages - Political science

Islam became more militant after the fall of the caliphate. From the beginning of the 1920s, the Syrian Rashid Rida (1865-1935) was the first to refer to the notion of the Islamic State (al-dawla islamiyya), but without proposing a systematic political program. The return to Islamic Law...