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23 Sep 2009
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Does Senate really work? A discussion

Thesis - 7 pages - Political science

According to the Knox College Student Senate Constitution, Student Senate is “the supreme governing body in matters related to non-academic student life on campus,” and the “official representative of the student body to the faculty, administration, and staff.”...

01 Sep 2008
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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...

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...

26 Feb 2021
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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 time. Both are elected for...

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 status for...

08 Oct 2015
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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...

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...

08 Oct 2015
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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...

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. It was...

10 May 2013
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Filibuster reform

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Change is an inevitable part of life. Changes are made daily, weekly, monthly, and even yearly. Without them progress would be impossible. However, it is necessary that certain portions of the original object are still relevant in any change. An example of change being necessary may be...

22 Aug 2014
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What the constitution of Roman republic entails?

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The constitution of the Roman republic was a set of guidelines and principles that passed through precedent. It was largely unwritten and constantly evolved since the founding of the city Rome to the collapse of Roman Empire. It vested the sovereign power to the king who did have checks on his...

20 Jun 2008
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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...

03 Feb 2011
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The American diplomacy around the protocol of Kyoto

Essay - 15 pages - Ecology & environment

During the past forty years, the issue of global warming has gradually been established as the priority of environmental debates to become a major issue in our society for the twenty-first century. The proliferation of conferences, books, and films on this subject reflect the growing interest....

28 Sep 2016
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Our Undemocratic Constitution - Sanford Levinson, 2008

Book review - 4 pages - Constitutional law

In "Our Undemocratic Constitution" by Sanford Levinson, the author argues that the Constitution has become outdated, and that it must be changed. His basic premise is that our nation was not the same as it was during the Constitutional Convention in the late 18th century, and in order to remain...

27 Jan 2011
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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...

18 May 2012
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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 congress and any future of...

05 Jul 2011
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American political culture

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

If “by vast majorities Americans believe that every citizen should have an equal chance to influence government policy and to hold public office,” then the protests occurring in congressional town hall meetings across the country are perfectly acceptable, and indeed, are to be...

22 Apr 2009
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A rhetorical criticism of Hillary Clinton's Beijing speech: Women's rights are human rights

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

Senator Hillary Clinton's bid for the Democratic nomination for President was historic not only because she was the first woman to ever become a serious contender for the nomination, but also because she was the first, First Lady in history to ever run for President. Senator Clinton's campaign...

18 Dec 2008
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Breakdown of election 2004: Bush v. Kerry

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

On November 2, 2004 almost 120 million voters cast ballots for President of the United States. Just fewer than 60% of the population let their voices be heard in one of the most controversial and closest elections in history (Electoral Results). The phrase characterizing this election, “too...

17 Dec 2012
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McCarthyism and art

Case study - 2 pages - Arts and art history

During the early 1950s there was a fear amongst the American people regarding the possible infiltration of Western Society by Russia and other communist nations. One man, Senator Joseph McCarthy, led a hunt for alleged communists that would lead to the blacklisting and persecution of actors,...

22 Jun 2015
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Urban development of the Hellenistic city, period of the Athenian domination and the imperial city

Case study - 5 pages - Literature

In 167 BC, the Roman Senate decided the new status of Delos, which becomes free port, and the pound to the Athenians that cover their domination as they reconvoitaient. At that time, the Athenians settlers soon settled on the island. The population growth is such that the urban area...

27 Nov 2023

Speech of Barack Obama on March 18th, 2008 - The Inequalities in the 21st Century in the United States

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

This speech, pronounced at the Constitution Center, a highly symbolic place for the history of the USA by the Senator and candidate to the primary election of the Democratic party, and transcribed later in the New York Times of that day, has a particular meaning if we consider that it mainly...

03 Feb 2011
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The situation of the extreme right-hand side in Europe

Essay - 7 pages - Political science

In his book, "Europe on black shirt: extreme European Right from 1945 to today", Pierre Milza mentioned about the breakthrough of national populism, and its roots in the European political landscape. The main danger comes from its position as an emblem of social protest. Jean Guy Prevost...

16 May 2009
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Nintendo Wii: Entering a new industry of simulation

Thesis - 13 pages - Business strategy

In 1975, the world is changed by the creation of the interactive television. The components are packed with a 13-inch black-and-white TV set in a futuristic-looking cabinet. In this time period, the introduction of the first arcade video game comes about. However, the public found this new...

11 Feb 2016
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Separation of power in Australian law

Essay - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Principally, it refers to constitution principle and ideology that offers check and balances to any power vested in any institution or person. Governmental authorities are divided into different branches for example, there is legislative arm that comprises of senate and parliament,...

21 Jun 2013
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How Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson's plan of Reconstruction lead to America's Unfinished War

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The Civil War was a defining moment in American history. The Civil War was fought between the northern and the southern regions of the United States, over the institution of slavery and its future in the union. The northern states had mostly abandoned the practice of slavery by the mid 1800s, but...

12 May 2008
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How to Lobby, Literally

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Political science

Since the United States' foundation, the people have constitutionally been granted the right to assemble and express themselves freely. The most effective assemblies over time have become the active voices of the people, pursuing fair legislation when deemed necessary through the lobbying of...

16 Jan 2009
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Changes and paradoxes in the American society

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Franklin Delano Roosevelt had launched as early as 1944 a new pledge to implement a new economic Bill of Rights ("New Deal") for all Americans. Another new trend appeared under Truman with the fate of the "Full Employment Act". The new president delayed submitting his own version of the Bill. It...

03 Jan 2011
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The control of constitutionality and its limitations in France and United States

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

The Constitution is the supreme law in the hierarchy of norms laid down by Hans Kelsen. This poses a problem in the domestic hierarchy of norms by raising a question about how to enforce the superiority of the Constitution, particularly with respect to the law. Thus, the difficulty faced by the...

29 Sep 2010
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Calhoun, Tocqueville and Lincoln's views on tyranny

Thesis - 7 pages - Political science

As the virtues and advantages of democracy were rediscovered at the end of the eighteenth century, so were its defects and drawbacks. Most authors, including Tocqueville, were faced with an empirical and theoretical vacuum in describing this new regime which began to rise in America and in France...