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    The American President is a movie surrounding both the political and social life of the President of the United States. The movie shows the difficulties of decision-making faced by the President. President Andrew Shepherd is faced with choosing between a crime bill that was personal to him, and environmental energy bill that was very important to his girlfriend, Sydney Ellen Wade. Socially, Andrew Shepherd faced many attacks on his character because of his relationships with Sydney Ellen Wade. The issue becomes even more important with the falling approval rate of the President during an election year. In Shepherd’s previous election his wife died and because of this he was not attacked on his character. However, after Shepherd formed a relationship with Sydney, he was faced with frequent and harsh character attacks on the basis of his relationship with Sydney. The President plays multiple roles as head of the country; one of those roles is the chief of state. As Chief of State the President is seen as the head of the country in a symbolic country. In the movie, President Shepherd hosted a State dinner with the newly elected French President. The State dinner followed special White House traditions; such as the way the President was presented to all of the guests at the dinner. The dinner did not have any major political discussion or…

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    American President Duties

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    The president is one of the most important people and holds a lot of power, everyday he or she is faced with many decisions all to which will shape America’s future. The president of the United States of America is the elected head of state and the head of government who leads the executive branch of the federal branch and is the commander in chief of the armed faces. He or she must serve in a number of different capacities to fulfill each of their duties, some which are specified in the…

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    Best Qualities of American Presidents Throughout the existence of the United States, presidents have come and gone that have left impressions on the country. Their actions would shape how the country currently is. Many of the greatest presidents this country has had have excelled in certain traits and qualities. Those qualities would define how they would be looked on by history. The qualities that make a great presidents are charisma, political braveness, and intelligence. The first and most…

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    The power of The American President If one manages to be lucky enough to grow up to be president, that person must abide by Article 2 of the constitution of the United States of America. This prestigious $400,000 a year job comes with some perks, rights, and tremendous responsibilities that are comparable to none. By design the American president is meant to be “powerful enough to respond quickly when necessary, but also would be limited by lack of lawmaking power and need to gain congressional…

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    President is the head of the United States. Roles of the President varies from country to country. There are Presidents in another countries too, but it might be more roles or less roles compared to the President of the United States. Some of the roles of the American President are Chief of State, Foreign Policy Makers, Chief Executive, Chief Legislator, Commander-in-Chief, etc. In this term paper, I will be discussing some important roles of American President. The American President is…

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    President Abraham Lincoln Time doesn’t stop, day-by-day people get closer to their deaths. Everybody dies but not everybody live their lives to become legends. Many presidents have led the United States of America, some have been great leaders for the country, while others weren’t so virtuous. One of the utmost presidents that have led U.S. to great success at its time is Abraham Lincoln. Till this day he is known as one of the greatest American presidents, but at his time of his election no…

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    qualities. Former President Richard Nixon vigorously attempted to abide by this definition while ensuring that the people of the U.S would be under proper leadership. President Nixon was elected into presidency in 1968. He took over for President Lyndon B. Johnson who’s most acknowledgeable action, was waging war with Vietnam. And with the war, he also had the pleasure of dealing with the hardships that Vietnam brought to the U.S. issues like; the veterans who were ferociously out casted and…

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    According to Richard E. Neustadt, ‘The power of the American president is to persuade.’ I am going to analyse this statement in my essay, by answering why a president must persuade, looking at the relationship between the president and government, giving examples of when persuasion has worked and when it hasn’t, focusing on other ways the president can influence and finally ending with a conclusion. Firstly, why is it important for the president to persuade? The power to persuade is seen as…

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    This election year many Americans are debating weather Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton should be the next president. I say that neither should be the next president of our great country. In today’s world there are never only two solutions to any issue. With a two party system over time the opposing parties stop trying to find the best solution, instead the parties prioritise their policies to be the opposite of the other party. So why do the American people only elect candidates from one of…

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    It wasn't long ago that African- Americans couldn’t ride the bus, go to school, or go to the same library as a white person. As the first black president, I think Obama does send a strong signal to unite various races in the U.S., due to our history of divisiveness among races. Having a president of a different race tells America that no matter what race you are, you can become successful. Although many people would criticize the nation’s choice of president, the majority favors a new look of a…

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