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    There are two types of cities that existed in Texas, they are home-rule cities and general-law cities. In the state of Texas, there are approximately 900 general-law cities and 350 home–rule cities (Brown, pg. 81). The general rule is the population of the city that determines if the city in general-law or home-rule. General-law cities operate under the legislature laws, the city have very limited power. However, home-rule cities have the power to pass any regulation of laws that do not interfere with state laws. Home-rule cities have three powers that state government or general-law cities does not have, they are recall, initiative and referendum. Recall is a removal of an elected official, initiative is a process where voters approve…

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    128232: Life German leader, Adolph Hitler, conducted the largest genocide of the Jews, homosexuals, and anyone that did not have Aryan characteristics. Many people today study and observe the horrific events that took place throughout World War II. What many people do not consider is all of the survivors that lived through Hitler’s reign. Solomon Radasky once said, “When a person is in trouble he wants to live. He fights for his life…” (Radasky). All of the people that were imprisoned struggled…

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    2400 Zhiyuan Li Is the general will always right? In November 2014, China released a draft amendment to its Criminal Law, including exempting nine crimes from the death penalty. However, a considerable number of people almost immediately expressed their strong disagreement on lightening punishment for those crimes and asked for the most severe punishment instead. If we regard reducing death penalty crimes as the general will, or what is best for the whole society, the opponents might therefore…

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    There is no doubt that there exist institutional and individual bias in promotion board process.” In order to have an increase in blacks as general officers, would be to (1) make the promotion board more transparent, allowing the members to understand the promotion criteria in which the board members base their selection on. (2) remove any indication of the officers assign branch/job and (3) remove the members’ Army official photo. These changes here could drastically change the out come of the…

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    The main sources of revenue for North Charleston for the governmental-type activates are charge for services for the general government, public safety, sanitation, and culture and recreation. The other main source for governmental-type activities is operating grants and contributions for public safety, culture and recreation, community development and promotion, and interest on long-term debt. Also, another revenue source for governmental-type activities are capital grants and contributions for…

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    structures have helped the evolution of the role politics and government play in a society. Self-government is a system where the people of a country or state make decisions for themselves and aren’t under complete rule of just one person. Democratic and republican governments are based off of the beliefs in self-governments. Colonial political developments were influenced by traditions from their mother country- England, as well as ideas from the Age of Enlightenment, and colonial experiences.…

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    Public policy leaders are asked to help create a government that protects democratic values and follows the general will of the people while acting for the good of society as a whole. Therefore, a dilemma is created where policy leaders must act based on their own morals, ethics, and education while taking notice of the call of public opinion. Society expects public policy leaders to represent the needs and wants of the people through government and to uphold the constitution for all members of…

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    Question: Compare and contrast monarchy, aristocracy, tyranny, oligarchy, and democracy as forms of government in Ancient Greek city-states. Democracy Democracy is a form of government in which the people have a voice in the exercise of power, typically through elected representatives (Oxford Dictionary). Athens’ constitution is called a democracy because it allows the interests of all people in the system of government not just minority. We have known that the democratic…

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    for a large-scale government, and establishing a government to self-governing in…

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    on the other hand interjects that there is a need of responsiveness by the government to local needs and demands and the members of the public are customers that enforce their sanctions through political processes. Mulgan states that responsiveness and accountability have two different meanings and should therefore not be linked; a government being more responsive does not mean they should be more accountable. What is…

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