The Constitution Say Very Little About Presidential Power Analysis

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2. The Constitution says very little about presidential power. Why is this so? How has this helped or hurt presidents over the course of American history? Your answer should include some discussion of notable presidents who changed the office.
The United States Constitution says very little about presidential power due to the Founders’ conception of the Office. As the Founders of the Constitution thought that the office of the president should be much more limited than what we consider today to be modern presidency. However, the vague language found in the Constitution has allowed for a greater expansion in power of the president. These powers are established in Article II of the Constitution. It is this provision that makes the President commander-in-chief
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They can also be influenced by social movements as well, as organised movements signify important kinds of influence on Presidential policy, because as discussed in class ,ass demonstrations and protests may cause disruption that lead Presidents to take actions in order to defuse them. They also may change public opinion, which in order to keep favorability with the public, affect the President then as well. It is due to these reason that determining whether or not if the Presidency is or how democratic is is can be difficult.
Overall though the office is much more democratic than it was when it was created by the Founders. They are also much more responsive to the public and their opinion, even though on occasion they do ignore it. Therefore I would say that the Presidency is more democratic, due to the Constitution being so vague. As the vagueness allowed for the expansion of government, creating the system we have today.
3. Describe three major periods in Supreme Court history, and cite the legal questions that dominated each
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This means that the United States judicial courts made several changes to the way the United States approaches policy not only from a governmental perspective, but also a civil and economical one as well. Perhaps the biggest change was economic however, this is mainly due to the increased growth in industrial and mass production in the United States, that was triggered not only by the Civil War, but by the Industrial Revolution as well. This system was largely dominated by corporations at the time. The reason why it became this way, was partially due to the United States Supreme Court passing the 14th Amendment which had the unintentionally affect by the Court, of creating a system of protection for corporations and other businesses from state regulation. The United States court also saw a change in regards to their approach from a civil rights perspective. This included the passing of the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship for former slaves, as well as the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote. What might be strange about the civil procedure during this time was instead of ending all discrimination it instead slowly gave citizenship to individuals and gave them the right to participate in the United States democracy, by voting. Finally the United States Supreme Court also changed their policy from a governmental perspective, especially during the

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