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18 May 2012

Congress bills and how the process of legislating bills work in the US Congress

Case study - 2 pages - International relations

This paper will discuss Congress bills and how the process of legislating bills work in the US Congress. To do so, it will look at a very recent bill presented in the Congress, discuss the issues surrounding the bill, its presentation and submission in the American...

24 Sep 2009

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Model Cities Act: A case study in working Congress

Thesis - 7 pages - Political science

Cast into the Presidency on the heels of the Kennedy assassination, Lyndon Baines Johnson was affirmed in office in 1964 by a landslide electoral victory. The Vietnam War was not yet the incendiary quagmire it would become later in his term, and Johnson was free to put his energies and his...

17 May 2009

Reflection on a discourse by Tony Blair to the American Congress

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

Tony Blair addressed a discourse to the congress of the United States of America (USA) on July, 17th, 2003. It is a political text strongly related to the political context at that point of time, which I will discuss later on. The discourse can be explained by looking at each of the...

08 Dec 2008

Legal and policy issues and campaigning strategy relevant to the 21st congressional district election in Florida

Essay - 16 pages - Other law subjects

This paper will outline the legal and policy issues that are pertinent to your election campaign against incumbent Lincoln Diaz-Balart in the 21st U.S. Congressional District of Florida (herein after the 21st District, the District, or the 21st). We start with a general fact summary of the 21st...

04 Jun 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...

19 Sep 2022

November 20, 2014, televised speech - Barack Obama (2014) - How does the search for a middle ground end up being an ambiguous approach towards immigration ?

Text commentary - 5 pages - Political science

The issue of immigration has always been central to Barack Obama's presidential term. As early as 2010, the Obama administration tried to get Congress to adopt part of the "comprehensive immigration reform", it included several measures such as a program to provide a path to legal...

30 Jul 2022

The development and failure of the European system (1815-1945)

Course material - 7 pages - Modern history

There was a European system before the current European Union. Its roots went back to the 17th century and the Westphalian peace of 1648. It reached its maturity during the 19th century, after the Vienna Congress, and under the impression of 25 years of revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars....

08 Aug 2022

History of the Constitution of the United States

Course material - 2 pages - Modern history

In May 1776, Congress passed a resolution advising the colonies to form new governments. By 1777, 11 states had drawn up their own Constitutions (which contained the ideas expressed in the Declaration of Independence). Those Constitutions were influenced by democratic ideas (role of...

28 Jul 2021

The right of veto in the US Constitution

Essay - 5 pages - Constitutional law

In 1787 the US Constitution established a special political regime that has no equivalent elsewhere. This observation stems from the will of the Founding Fathers, who wanted to build a characteristic and unique system of balance of power. In addition to the implemented separation of powers, this...

30 Jun 2022

Administrative law in the United States

Essay - 4 pages - International law

Explaining the concept of administrative law can cause complications to many people. Therefore, before going further in this work, we will define the administrative law in advance for a better understanding. Administrative law is the set of rules that define the rights and obligations of an...

18 Aug 2022

The American Legal system versus the English Legal System

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Other law subjects

When we talk about the American legal system, it should be understood as the legal system that applies in the United States of American (US), whereas the English legal system is the one that takes place in the United Kingdom (UK) : England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Island, except for...

14 Jun 2022

Radio program: Nelson Mandela

Creative writing - 3 pages - Modern history

"Good morning, New York and welcome to “History and Music” radio! It is 7AM and today we received the famous man nicknamed Madiba who fought against the apartheid in South Africa during his entire life. He was president from 1994 - nineteen ninety-four - to 1999 - nineteen ninety-nine -...

15 Jun 2022

Podcast: Nelson Mandela

Creative writing - 2 pages - Medias

Good morning, London and welcome to BBC radio 4! It is 7AM, and today we will talk about the famous man nicknamed Madiba, who fought against the apartheid in South Africa during his entire life. He was president and he was honored by the Nobel Peace Prize: Nelson Mandela!

21 Nov 2014

Workplace Carcinogens

Case study - 3 pages - Management

According to the Canadian Labor Congress (CLC), 60 occupations have been pointed as posing a rising risk of developing cancer to employees. The steel industry stands at the forefront of such industries; steel workers are likely to develop lung cancer mostly from metal products (Ehans...

24 Nov 2023

Clinton Impeached - Peter Baker, Juliet Eilperin (1998) - How does the lie become the main factor of accusation?

Text commentary - 2 pages - International relations

Despite his relative frequency in the last couple of years, an impeachment procedure remains a rare event in American political history, as it requires the members of Congress to be ready to vote for the deposition of an elected president - meaning first that the president has been guilty...

26 Mar 2010

An analysis of National coalition to save Mall V. Norton

Thesis - 14 pages - Administrative law

The Constitution provides for the protection of rights from the will of the majority through the separation of powers doctrine. Controversy arises when Congress attempts to limit the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, set forth in Article III, section 2 of the Constitution,...

27 Jan 2011

Are there limits to the capacities of the president of the United States?

Essay - 9 pages - Political science

"The best government is which governs least." This quote from the third President of the United States of America, Thomas Jefferson, raises explicitly the central issue that transcends the American political system, namely the extent of presidential powers.It is interesting to note that the...

16 Feb 2015

The law of apartheid

Case study - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In the 1950s, the fight for equal rights has mobilized many Africans, who until then had never spoken out for or against or their rights, is born the people's congress campaign, and Africans are invited to submit their grievances and aspirations would become the basis of a...

20 Jun 2008

The Causes and Consequences of Divided Government

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

Divided party control of government occurs when at least one House of Congress is controlled by a party to which the President does not belong. Much of the most popular research on divided government was done prior to the 1994 elections, when the Republicans took control of the House of...

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...

06 Aug 2008

The Partisan handling of political scandal in the House of Representatives

Essay - 7 pages - Political science

When a political scandal breaks it has a way of dominating the national discourse between the political parties. Seemingly regardless of the nature of the scandalous content, once that label has been affixed within days media news outlets are saturated with condemnations, protests of innocence,...

05 Mar 2009

How the Bush administration has abused executive power

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

Since the United States Constitution was written, there has been a constant tug-of-war for power between the three branches of government: the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch. In this time, the executive has been able to acquire many powers which include being...

12 Jan 2009

Assess the significance of the Watergate scandal

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

Born in 1913 in California, Richard Nixon became the 37th president of the United States in 1968, after being governor of California in 1950, then vice-president at the side of Eisenhower. This republican president earned a big success at the beginning. He indeed managed to end the war in Vietnam...

30 Apr 2009

Beating the odds: How Chet Edwards won in the Texas 17th

Thesis - 8 pages - Modern history

The redistricting effort in Texas had a singular goal: to increase the Republican majority in Texas' Congressional delegation. That goal was very nearly met perfectly, with all but one of the Anglo-Democrats targeted by redistricting losing their seats in November. The only survivor was Chet...

31 Jul 2008

In search of identity: The evolution of Indian political theatre

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The study of Indian political theatre is the study of a quest for identity on a grand scale. Political theatre in post-independence India is marked by the expression of conflicting social paradigms, whose complex interplay signifies a deep-seated confusion regarding the question “What does...

07 May 2009

Why did the British leave India in 1947?

Thesis - 4 pages - Modern history

The independence of India in August 1947 was the result of a long process which started after the First World War. Indeed in 1919 Parliament had passed the Government of India Act which was designed to organize provincial governments in India. Then, before 1939 and the outbreak of the Second...

30 Nov 2009

How US domestic policy influenced the Cuban missile crisis?

Thesis - 6 pages - International relations

It is a well known fact that United States and Soviet Union came close to nuclear war due to the Cuban Missile Crisis. President John Kennedy's diplomatic efforts helped to resolve the crisis in the peaceful manner for which he received international acclaim. President Kennedy's popularity soared...

09 Dec 2010

The International Workers' Association

Case study - 5 pages - Human resources

This document is a summary of the debates which took place within the International Association of Workers of the Congress at Brussels. It highlights the divisions within this authority by connecting them with the social position of the parties and traces the stage of evolution of the...

05 Jul 2011

Larry Sabato's 'A more perfect constitution'

Essay - 3 pages - Constitutional law

I agree with Sabato's proposal of a presidential line-item veto. This would allow the President to veto only select parts of a bill--eliminating unnecessary attachments and thereby reducing wasteful spending. Members of Congress are unashamedly out for themselves—they represent their...

26 Mar 2010

Administrative agency: In action

Thesis - 8 pages - Administrative law

In 1969 shortly after being sworn in, President Nixon turned to Roy L. Ash, founder of Litton Industries, to chair an Advisory Council on Executive Organization and submit recommendations for structural reform within the federal government. President Nixon was in part reacting to a changing tide...