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  • The Importance Of Excellency Within A Child's Educational Endeavors

    The first thing to understand is what is taking precedence on the public agenda. Nationally, educational policies encapsulate a myriad of subjects-school to prison pipeline, education gap, and the national push for post-secondary education. Nationally, education is a pressing topic on the legislative. Following the DeMarco strategic template for campaigning, an advocacy plan has been constructed. 1) Initial organizing of the campaign. As a lobbyist, the political terrain would be mapped to identify networks and coalitions; in Chicago, this would include: The Chicago Teacher’s Union, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Illinois Collaboration on Youth, Illinois Partners for Human, Voices for Illinois Children, Alderman, and the Peace and Education Coalition. Secondly, donation solicitation would occur with established networks. As an incentive, coalition members would attain national recognition as supporters of this HB…

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  • Barack Obama As A Role Model

    A humanist is someone who want to better the human population which is what he did. Before his time in office he did a lot of great things. He wanted to figure out what kept the people that lived on the south side of Chicago poor and wanted to change that which is why he worked for the community. He wanted to see the betterment of the people who were living in poverty. While he was in the senate for Illinois he launched, a campaign called “VOTE”. He got more than 100,000 people registered to…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Obama's Hypocrisy

    President Obama’s Hypocrisy President Barack Hussein Obama is the forty fourth president of the United States elected in 2008 and he is the first president, under the constitution, of African descent. He worked his way up from the Illinois State Senate to the US Senate and was officially sworn in as president on January 20, 2009. Given his background in politics, logically, people assumed that he was a responsible, trustworthy candidate for president; however, his actions prove otherwise. His…

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  • The Party Primaries And Caucuses

    Party primaries and caucuses have historically produced the successful nominees for conventions which served to formally anoint the presidential candidates on the first ballot. But in the event of a competitive primary process, delegates at a convention could have more difficulty in reaching a clear majority of support for any one candidate. A brokering process then takes place, with multiple ballots a possibility. Had John Kasich and Ted Cruz not dropped out of the race for the Republican…

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  • Most Disrespected President

    Barack Hussein Obama – America’s Most Disrespected President Barack Obama came onto the political stage in 2004 when he gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. Before this momentous occasion very few people had heard of the Junior Senator from Illinois – he had only been in the Senate for eight months. He titled the speech “The Audacity of Hope” to highlight the strength and resilience of the country and to encourage people struggling to rise out of poverty and…

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  • The Importance Of The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

    Many citizens and members of the press would note that throughout the course of the debates the stark difference between Lincoln and Douglas eventually became hard to ignore. Stephen Douglas was shorter in stature compared to Abraham Lincoln who was tall and lanky. This made for an interesting series as the people of Illinois flocked to the debates. In the painting the future president is seen standing in almost a stoic pose as if he is considering how to compose the next part of his argument.…

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  • Why Was Barack Obama So Popular

    Growing up, Obama lived with his maternal grandparents throughout most of his childhood, due to the separation of his parents. “He attended the Punahou School, an elite private school where, as he wrote in his 1995 memoir, Dreams from my Father.” (Barack Obama: Life Before the Presidency). His memoir showed how he began to understand has racial background and the tension that came with is such as being one of three African Americans in the school. After high school, Obama decided to study law…

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  • What Is The Tone Of Barack Obama Speech

    Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Organizing For Action). Before obtaining a political career, Barack Obama was a teacher and a civil-rights lawyer. In 1996, Barack Obama was elected into the Illinois State Senate and served for seven years, from 1997 to 2004. In 2008, Barack Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States of America. Obama made history, as he was the first African American president to be elected. In 2012, President Obama beat his…

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  • State Of The Union Speech Analysis

    No matter your stance on President Obama or his administration, many would agree that he can passionately deliver a great speech. With 2016 being the finale of his 8-year term, the upcoming State of the Union address will be the last one of Obama’s presidency. As he prepares to address the country on Tuesday, January 12 at 9 p.m. ET, many Americans from all sides of the political spectrum are preparing to watch the President’s final formal speech online. The word on the White House streets is…

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  • Walt Whitman's Oh Captain ! My Captain

    “Oh Captain! My Captain!” is about a son who is attempting to inform his father about good news, unaware that his father has just passed away in a battle. Walt Whitman, the author of “Oh Captain! My Captain!” laments over the loss of his hero, Abraham Lincoln and viewed him as the greatest president in United States History. Whitman saw a “grand tragedy that promised ultimate purgation and unification for America” in the death of Lincoln (Reynolds). Because of this view on President Lincoln,…

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