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    government are not directly chosen by the popular vote. To begin with, people do not directly vote for the President, but the voting system was created to pick electoral college representatives to vote for the presidency. In other words, people do not get to pick the President of their country by their will, but the selected representatives will do the picking for them. Although people choose the electoral college members from the political taste that they have, it would not necessarily match…

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    to sign off on the budget if the Affordable Care Act is affected. Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid, stated “I want to be absolutely crystal clear: Any bill that defunds Obamacare is dead, dead.” After two whole day of back-and-forth between the House and Senate, on Tuesday, October first two-thousand thirteen, at one in the morning the Federal government shutdown. As a result, eight-hundred thousand federal employees were placed on furlough, mandatory time off without pay, indefinitely. Over…

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    at the state house which is now Independence Hall but for two weeks they adjourned meetings until they met their quorum. On May 25th 1787 all states are present except for Rhode Island. But by May 29th, Edmund Randolph presented a plan called the Virginia Plan which was written by James Madison and would provide for a strong centralized government composed of three branches, the judicial, executive and legislative to avert any corruption of power. Madison 's plan describes two houses: one with…

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    Khan 1 Shah Khan AP Language 21 June 2016 William Jefferson Clinton Speech Analysis In his farewell address, William Jefferson Clinton spoke of his legacy while in office and the future of America. In his speech, he used forms of rhetorical devices aimed at the audience to show his compassion for the country. His speech illustrates different ways he accomplished his task by convincing the American people that he has done good deeds for the nation. His speech convinces the audience to think…

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    The US Congress is the national legislative body of government that consists of the Senate and the House of Representative. When people think of the word congress they most likely think of this definition, but congress is so much more. The US Congress is the reason we have all the laws that keep us safe. The word congress means coming together and legislature means making law, which put together congress means coming together to make laws, which is exactly what they do. Congress is a locally…

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    Robert Yates wrote a letter to the federal congress concerning the freedom of people’s rights being stifled by the relatively small amount of representatives that are elected. He believed this form of organization would eventually lead to a tyrannical or monarchal government. Robert Yates was born January 17,1738 in Schenectady, New York and became a figure who was known for his views on the rights of the people. He studied law in New York with William Livingston and became admitted to the New…

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    As politics often goes, there was an argument. An argument about a problem two people observed. Jane observed that trust in the government is low because Congress does not act on anything substantial. She proposes the solution of replacing every incumbent, regardless of party. Jeff observed that people have a problem with the government, but Jeff blamed it on the “structure” of government. Now, as political arguments go, Jeff and Jane are both correct and incorrect. Jane is correct in that…

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    responsibilities of proper conduct for our government officials and representatives. The United States House Committee on Ethics was created in 1967 to “enforce standards of conduct for members, officers, and employees; to investigate alleged violations of any law, rule or regulation; and to make recommendations to the House for further action” (Committe History). Former sheriff of Mahoning County Ohio, James Traficant was elected to the House in 1985. During his nine terms of srvice,…

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    are required by the system, and the system hinders any quick action, leading to cyclical inaction. One cause of government inefficiency is due to the fact that terms for members of the House of Representatives are only two years long, meaning that every two years, one-third of the Senate and all members of the House are up for reelection. This creates an inability for…

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    Name: Date: Document Analysis Worksheet 1. Title of the document: Answer: Senator Joseph McCarthy Describes the Internal Communist Menace, 1950 2. Date(s) the document was originally produced: Answer: This document was originally produced around 1950. 3. Author of this document: Answer: Actually this was a speech which was delivered by Joseph McCarthy; so author of this document is Joseph McCarthy. 4. Type of document: Answer: It is a speech which was given by Joseph McCarthy. 5. Is this…

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