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    In the assertion, Democracy In America, written by Alexis De Tocqueville, a French diplomat, political scientist, and historian, Tocqueville addresses that we, Americans, do have a political science well-formulated to modern democracy and democratic society, and thus, lacking the necessary tools to effectively understand and manage this new form of government. Tocqueville also suggests democracy and equality are not entirely ‘good things’ as they may leave long-lasting negative impacts in…

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    Viewing mistakes as learning opportunities makes a person successful. People and government are alike in this circumstance. Pre-existing governments have both failed and succeeded. Learning from mistakes and successes result in a more prosperous society. We created a new society by blending systems and ideas from former governments to create our own. Our government thrives on ideas of equality and prosperity. By blending beliefs and systems from other prosperous societies we created…

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    thought. The time period offered rationalism, humanism, and democracy based from the polis influence. As a result, both humanism and rationalism lead to the widely accepted belief that the human mind contained the highest and some of the most valuable knowledge. Human beings were striving for excellence. Democracy is perhaps the most notable performance of the Classical Greek time period. Markedly, direct democracy was prosperous. A direct democracy, available only to male citizens, placed power…

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    The interplay of democracy and political culture affects public administration in Canada through producing certain types of rules, regulations, and institutions. As mentioned by Inwood, the interplay can be described as circular and mutually reinforcing (p.46). Both political culture and democracy affect each other and their values, resulting in dependence that is unlike any linear relationship which lacks give and take in terms of ideas. It is because of the interplay that “we can begin to see…

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    and as such many alternatives have been proposed. Three of the most popular alternatives are Direct Popular Vote, Proportional Electoral Voting, and Majority Preference Voting. Looking at each we can see the pros and cons of switching to these systems over the current electoral college system. From a pure philosophical standpoint, there can only be one type of voting system in a true democracy, the direct popular vote. One person equals one vote. In this…

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    Democracy The roots of Democracy can be traced back to the year 508 BC, when Cleisthenes, put in power by the people, put into effect major political reforms in Athens. In 462 BC a Direct Democracy was introduced by Pericles to the Athenian people which allowed them to vote and participate in the administration of the state. Direct Democracy has two preconditions, “The community must be small enough for citizens to be capable of attending debates and voting on issues. And its economy must give…

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    Constitution does it mention the words democracy or democratic. A democracy is a system of government run by either the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives. However, the word republic is mentioned, which means a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives. This is important because it contradicts the assumption that America is a democracy. The main difference between a democracy and a republic…

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    system in terrible for the voters. If the voters properly educate themselves on the proposition and create or maintain ties with special interest groups, they could instead become the main initiators of the process. And that is the beauty of direct democracy. Regardless of the use of the initiative process or the influence of special interests, the power of the vote would always remain in the hands of the people. With the power of the vote, come the power to shape…

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    Trial Summery Over the summer and fall of 2015 I Interned at the public defender’s office in Wake County. Throughout my time interning I have been working on two cases, neither of which have gone to trial neither of which have gone to trial at this stage. However, I was able to attend part of a trial for a rape case, in which our client was the defendant. By attending part of this case, I was able to experience first-hand courtroom procedures. Before discussing the trial, it is essential to…

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    Title: Multi-Objective LPO by Fuzzy Gravitational Search Algorithm in WWER1000 Authors: M. Aghaiea,*, S.M. Mahmoudib a Engineering Department, Shahid Beheshti University, G.C, P.O. Box: 1983963113, Tehran, Iran bFaculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Kerman, Iran. Number of manuscript pages: Number of figures: Number of tables: * Corresponding author Email: M_Aghaie@sbu.ac.ir Fax: +98 21 29902546 Abstract The…

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