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04 Aug 2022

US Foreign Policy since 2001: President Bush's first term

Course material - 11 pages - Political science

The period since 2001 has been a highly active one for the US: they waged a war in Afghanistan, another in Iraq and they may be preparing another one against Iran. The official rational in Washington, at least initially, for that activity, under the motto of "the war against terror", was the...

26 Feb 2021

The Vice Président in The United States

Essay - 3 pages - Political life and election

After my teammate's presentation about the election mode of the US president who is complex. We are going to study the election of the vice president. The vice president is elected by the same electoral college which votes for the president of the US at the same...

07 Apr 2015

Campaign Funding- Presidential

Case study - 3 pages - Management

There is a hot contest in the nation about the ability of corporate to finance presidential campaigns in the country. The issue of campaign funding is not new; it has been a source of concern since the turn of the century. In addition, other countries have experienced the same problems and had...

05 Nov 2014

Author Link, The President Woodrow Wilson's Author

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Author link is an American author, born to a German Lutheran family in a new market in Virginia. He was a leading specialist of President Woodrow Wilson, and he wrote five biographies about the man. In the book Woodrow Wilson: Revolution, War, and Peace, the author presents Wilson as a...

20 Apr 2012

The persistence of the National Front in French politics: It's impact beyond the 2002 presidential elections

Case study - 12 pages - International relations

Spring 2002, after living through the empowerment of the far right party FPPO led by Jorg Haider in Austria, the European community sees the first important action of the extremist right wing in a big European country, France. It is on the 21st of April that Jean-Marie Le Pen, leader of the...

12 Dec 2012

Language and violence: An analysis of President Bush's recent rhetoric

Case study - 7 pages - Political science

His words have influenced the way we see our roles as Americans and the way we see and respond to the violence that was perpetrated against us. To what extent are the President's speeches the persuasive rhetoric of a good leader, and to what extent are they distortions of reality?...

14 Jun 2011

Financing the campaigns during the US Presidential elections

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The ability to finance a campaign can be the most powerful asset of a candidate. An issue that can arise is how great of a role campaign finances play on the success of the candidate. The ability to raise more money than the opponent gives the candidate an advantage and the ability to donate more...

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...

27 Jan 2011

Analysis of the speeches of nomination of president G.W. Bush

Book review - 17 pages - Political science

The inaugural address of U.S. presidents is symbolic of the moments of political life of this country. They mark the transition from one presidency to another or the re-nomination of a president, in a particular mix of content. They celebrate the greatness of America and its...

24 Mar 2010

The hurdles that a prospective presidential candidate must overcome to become her/his party's presidential nominee

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

The road to the White House is a long and difficult one which leads to the most powerful and eminent political function in the topical world. The Founding Fathers gave particular attention to the presidential election, prescribing the electoral system, but they did not define any nominating...

30 Jun 2010

Education: Where the 2008 Presidential candidates stand

Thesis - 2 pages - Humanities/philosophy

There are 76.6 million children under the age of 17 currently enrolled in school in the United States. In 2008, education reform ranked as the third most important issue for voters, behind the war in Iraq and the economy. The No Child Left behind Act, passed in 2001 by President Bush, is...

02 Jun 2010

Presidential leadership and social theory

Thesis - 9 pages - Political science

People operate under the guidance, influence, or command exerted by another person or entity throughout their daily lives. From employers to family to religion, many aspects of our lives fall under the authority of some outside structure and. Although we may share a number of commonalities with...

29 Sep 2010

Measuring the efficacy of the weekly presidential radio address

Essay - 7 pages - Political science

The first presidential radio address in United States history was delivered by President Warren G. Harding on June 14th, 1922. He delivered a speech in Baltimore, MD and it was broadcasted by WEAR (now WFBR). Perhaps more historic than this was the first official radio address delivered in...

12 Jul 2010

The presidential system of governance in United States

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

According to George Vedel former professor of public law, the presidential system of governance is a system of strict separation of powers. When viewed in this sense, the American political system appears to be the only example of a presidential system in the world. It is based on a strict...

25 Sep 2009

US Presidential elections

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

Since the founding of our country, our government has been built around the fact that, at any given time, politics have generally been dominated by two parties - currently, the Democratic and Republican parties are enjoying their popularity, while parties like the Whigs have once been strong. In...

21 Jan 2009

President Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima: Was there a realistic alternative to this course of action?

Essay - 6 pages - Modern history

On the morning of August 6, 1945, the United States dropped, on the city of Hiroshima, the first of the only two nuclear bombs ever employed against human population, killing more than 115.000 people - probably as many as 250.000 according to the highest estimates - and injuring at least another...

25 Aug 2009

Bush vs. America: The 2000 presidential election

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

The 2000 presidential election was a groundbreaking event in American history. The entire country had an opinion on who they believed should lead America into the next millennium. The candidates were both strong politician and who were well known inside their parties and amongst the American...

12 Jan 2009

'Prime ministers are already 'presidential', and are becoming more presidential': examples of United Kingdom, Italy and France

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

In most European countries, Prime ministers are the major figure of the political game. They have a wide interface, with the media (both at a national and international level), and with their population, even if they are never called the “head of states”. Many political scientists have...

19 May 2009

Legal analysis of the US presidential election 2000

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

The presidential election of 2000 is one that will live in infamy. Few elections have been as closely contested, and none more controversial. Vice President Gore, who got more votes, made a valid argument for a recount, yet still failed to win despite his best efforts. Personally I...

29 Sep 2009

France's view on the US President Bush

Thesis - 7 pages - Political science

He is known as an execrable communicator, with a crippled syntax, reputed for his multiple blunders which the French media are only too eager to report: At the time of his visit to Europe in June 2001, the press thus awaited Bush resolutely, attentive even to the minutest blunder that the...

29 Aug 2008

The President's commission on the assassination of President Kennedy and its report

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

“THE ASSASSINATION of John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, was a cruel and shocking act of violence directed against a man, a family, a nation, and against all mankind.” This is the first statement made on page 1 of the Report of the President's Commission on the...

01 Sep 2008

Presidential association: Effective strategy in the Bob Casey Pennsylvania Senate Campaign

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

Of all the competitive races of the 2006-midterm elections, the Pennsylvania Senate race between Bob Casey Jr. and Rick Santorum stood at the top of the list of elections that would prove to have serious implications in deciding the partisan majority of the Senate. Although the race was...

19 Oct 2007

Ronald McDonald is More President than Bush

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

Throughout history, the global aristocracy has faced only one task more daunting than that of achieving prosperity: the eternal struggle to stand undoubtedly separate from the impoverished, and consequently, to subordinate them. And they have made this separation very clear with the use and abuse...

30 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...

01 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: Bush's Second Term and Current Trends in the US Foreign Policy Establishment

Course material - 9 pages - Political life and election

After Bush's re-election in November 2004, there were some doubts about the kind of policy he would now follow, after the occupation of Iraq had revealed itself as a much more difficult undertaking than what the Administration had contemplated. Many felt at the time the President would...

18 Dec 2008

The presidency: Where foreign policy and domestic politics collide

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

Political scientists have long sought to discover where the foreign and the domestic spheres of the presidency connect. Presidents, it is assumed, must balance military needs with political needs, whether those political needs entail gaining domestic support for the president's...

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!

15 Jan 2009

Tallberg, J. (2003) 'The agenda-shaping powers of the EU Council Presidency'

Essay - 4 pages - European union

The Presidency of the European Union Council is an attribution that is not often analysed in the literature on EU decision-making. To put it briefly, the member state holding the Presidency of the Council for six months is in fact chairing the meetings of the European Council, meeting at least...

15 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...

08 Aug 2022

The Wilsonian tradition and its limits (1914-1945)

Course material - 6 pages - Modern history

President Wilson (1913-1920) renounced isolationism, which was the American tradition since Monroe: in agreement with his progressive agenda, he believed the US had to act abroad. He promoted a new internationalist doctrine. But he failed to convince either the foreign partners of the US,...