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    Muckrakers Research Paper

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    base of many problems in the 19th century. A Big Moral Movement in Democracy Origin: William Allen White.1910. U.S Senate. Politician. Primary. Purpose: To explain reform in the political system How did the political reforms such as, the secret ballot and recall make the United States more of a “democracy”? The secret ballot and recall made the US more of a democracy because it makes the US more equal. With the secret ballot in place no one can tell who you are voting for so it’s harder for political bosses to make sure you vote for them. Political bosses would also have a harder time trapping immigrants and forcing the immigrants to vote for them. Recall allows people to put corrupt and harsh leaders out of power who other wise would’ve stayed in power till the end of their term. How do each of these governmental reforms that were created during the Progressive Era impact the way citizens can affect change? Explain. Recall and the secret ballot impact the way citizens can affect change in a few ways. Recall lets citizens take corrupt leaders out of power. Without recall a lot of leaders who shouldn’t have been elected would have stayed in power to damage society. Secret ballot allows citizens to keep who they vote for a secret. Before political bosses could see right away who you voted for and could exploit immigrants easily. Now the citizens could control who they actually wanted to vote for. God Must Work in Some Other Mine Origin: John Spargo. Around…

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    States finally began to awaken and increase the number of investigations into the corrupt election process. In 1888, Massachusetts became the first state to adopt the Australian ballot; all other states did the same by 1891, representing a considerable maturation in elections throughout the United States’ history (Lepore). Presently, the “Australian ballot” has developed into an important cog in the United States’ democratic process. Besides its secrecy, the ballot has developed various…

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    won’t mind”. Jill looked to be in a quandary, her boss/co-worker had attended the same training. What was he asking her to do? She said, “Mark, I guess we should start our count again?” Mark said, “You signed the same statement of secrecy, let’s just pick Senator Johnson and call it a night.” Jill responded, “I don’t believe this is the job we were hired to do. Wont they put us in jail?” Waiting for his response, she had a flash of information going through her brain. Won’t we go to jail? Which…

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    in this world. When it comes to voting, it is hard to tell which methods are best to go by. One method of voting, which has been around for a long time in our voting system, more commonly know in the United States than the newer, more technologic electronic voting machines are the older, paper voting ballots. The other method in the United states voting system is the newer, supposedly more efficient and safer electronic voting machines. Now that the electronic voting machines have been…

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    parties, either the Democrats or the Republicans. Many Americans probably would not be able to identify any of the candidates from minority parties in the 2016 election; however, without a doubt they can identify the candidates of the two major political parties. This problem stems from the regulations that maintain the two party system, ballot access laws. These ballot access laws are disruptive to the democratic process and hinder the people’s ability to perform their civil duties. If America…

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    Joseph Uscinski and colleagues delve into and tackle the prevalence, frequency, and predisposition for conspiracy theories in our society. Uscinski and others found several predispositions the most notably and potentially influential being the partisan predisposition. Today, the bipartisan line seems very clear and the parties are very divided to the point where legislation and government is plausibly affected. Uscinski’s findings in The Effect of Conspiratorial Thinking and Motivated Reasoning…

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    A young boy with untidy hair as black as coal, eyes as bright and green as a new leaf, and a frightening lightening bolt shaped scar on his tiny forehead delicately opened the massive and heavy pink door. He was small and skinny, with a slim face and bumpy pale legs. He wore eyeglasses as round as a tire and seemed as innocent as a lamb. That is until he spoke. Although he modestly showed unmatched meekness, it was clear that this timid little boy hid great secrets. He introduced himself as…

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    When I Woke Up Friday

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    in their essays, in her essay “The Naked Citadel” Susan Faludi discusses how the Cadets from the Citadel are significantly affected by their group’s atmosphere, which ultimately leads to dissociation and splitting. While the environment at The Citadel is extremely different from the environment created in Bell’s and Stout’s text, the patients and the cadets both encounter the same psychological mechanisms. Both the trauma patients and the cadets dissociate due to different purposes leading to…

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    Diary Of Anne Frank Essay

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    can't keep that up, if I'm watched to that extent, I start by getting snappy, then unhappy, and finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would like to be, and what I could be,"(268 Frank). The previous quotation showcases the effort Frank puts in to make the best of a poor situation, especially how she tries to keep her friends and family content. This drive the author has is a…

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    have to admit it. Most of the friends that you talk to don’t really argue with that much. However, when you do it will last for a few days before you both are able to patch things up, but even then things will never be the same. With your best friend its different. You fight with them all the time, most of it is just the little things. When you do fight you would separate and then ending up calling each other four hours later. Your fights with your best friend never last that long because you…

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