Evolution Of The American Office Essay

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The President has been someone for every child to look up to for what they do for the country. However, the Presidency has evolved into a thing from a nightmare. The Presidency began because of unfair laws on the poor masses. There were major events such as the British invasion in the South that caused the Presidency to change. Certain Presidents had more to do with the downfall of the presidency then others. The office intern got weaker because of these events and the evolution of the election process. The evolution of the American office in U.S. history has evolved from a prestigious and meaningful duty to one of a controlling figure.

How the office began was when the Articles of Confederation were going to be ratified due to Shay’s Rebellion. Shays Rebellion was an uprising in Massachusetts and was started by American farmers against state and local enforcement of tax collections that were created from the Articles of Confederation. However, when the Convention came together they did not ratify the Articles but instead created the Constitution (Beshwate Lecture 6), which not only out lined the rules and goals for the nation, but also the man who would lead such a nation and that is the president.

The major events that changed how the office functioned from its humble beginnings to the presidency of Abraham Lincoln was a series of events such as when the British came back to America and invaded the South. When the British came and invaded the South the South was not…

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