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Thomas Paine: Contributions
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It all started with a propagandist writing one pamphlet that was made by an anonymous English man. This person didn’t just make the revolutionists more boastful and proud of themselves and made the bestseller of the 18th century, but he ignited them to split away from England and persuaded them to go on the road to freedom. This man was Thomas Paine, one of the most famous writers and founding fathers of this country. Thomas Paine was a founding father…...
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Similarities and Differences in Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” and Richard Henry’s Speech to the Second Virginia Convention
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There are many similarities and differences in Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” and Richard Henry’s Speech to the Second Virginia Convention. Both of these famous speeches were made by colonists to persuade the people of the colonies to dissolve all connections with Great Britain and fight for their own freedom. Patrick Henry made his speech before the Declaration of Independence to persuade the colonists to start making a plan to get away from Great Britain and to make the colonists “riled…...
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Thomas Paine’s Common Sense
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Throughout history propaganda has been used in order to express an opinion for the purpose of influencing actions of individual and groups. Many times it has been proven to be very effective and lead to major changes in society. Thomas Paine's common sense and the declaration of independence are considered the two most potent documents of propaganda seen in American history. Thomas Paine's Common Sense was written in the year 1776. During this time period America was attempting to gain…...
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The Revolutionary Generation
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The Revolutionary Generation The Revolutionary Generation provides a concise, yet enjoyable read about the 1790's, a period which he calls the most decisive decade in American history. During this period, the men who helped create an independent America now focused their energies on defining and directing the course of the newly independent nation. Thus, it was a fragile period often filled with successes and failures, as the men made decisions without having any set blueprint to follow. Ellis captures this…...
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The Declaration of Independence (1776): Brief Overview
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The declaration of independence is one of the most important events in American history it declared America to be independent of the British Empire, without the declaration there wouldn’t be a United States of America today. What would the US or the world be like if it had not declared independence? The declaration of independence was adopted by the continental congress on July 4, 1776, where the 13 colonies had cut ties with Great Britain. The Declaration was a summary…...
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Critical Assessment of President Barack Obama
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“Obama will go down as the worst President in history on many topics but especially foreign policy.”(Donald Trump) Barack Obama took the hearts of many because of the color of his skin back in 2009. He gained many votes because he was African American and made promises that we know now were never kept such as when he said, “Those who enter the US illegally and those who employ them are disrespecting the rule of law and are showing disregard…...
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Citizens and Politicians: Limits on Gun Ownership
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The United States Constitution, however, guarantees the right of citizens to bear arms under the Second Amendment. Specifically, it states that “the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”(“Bill of Rights”). Most of the limits suggested do not limit the right to bear arms per se. Rather, they suggest reasonable limits on the amount or types of arms that people have. For example, people who support firearm restrictions often point to the use of…...
Rhetoric and Stereotypes: Politicians, Tattooed People, Feminists, and Elderly People
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Rhetoric pertains to the use of language to create an effectively persuasive argument. Stereotyping is taking the description of an individual and applying it to a group as a whole. There are many generalizations made when it comes to politicians, tattooed people, feminists, and elderly people. This essay will discuss stereotypes connected to each of these groups, explain the images and feelings these groups raise, if the stereotypes are positive, negative, or both. This essay will also discuss whether or…...
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Overpaid and Underworked: Plight of the Canadian Senate
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When an architect designs a structure, one of the important questions that are posed before all others is "How useful is the structure? " An effective design is one that efficient and which every design and every structure carries with it, as sense of purpose. The founding fathers of Canada's political structure mimicked the parliamentary system with that specific purpose in mind, but what was written on the constitution and what is practiced today are complete polar opposites. The current…...
‘Nine politicians sitting on a bench.’ – description of the US Supreme Court
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The decisions of the US Supreme Court can have a significant impact on US society. In fact the Supreme Court only hears cases that it believes are of major constitutional significance. The impact that these decisions have on US society is almost always a divisive issue, and this has led to many people claiming that Supreme Court justices are as much politicians as they are judges. This essay will critically evaluate the view that the US Supreme Court is made…...
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A Biographical Report on Thomas Fitzsimons
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A brief description of his life and contribution to American politics.A Biographical Report on Thomas Fitzsimons Thomas Fitzsimons, or Fitzsimmons as his last name was sometimes spelled, was born during 1741 and died on August 26, 1811. Originally from Ireland, as young man he immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to start a career as a merchant. On November 23, 1761, he married Catharine Meade. A few months later, with his brother-in- law, he formed an extensive mercantile and commercial business which…...
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Gabowitsch and Protest in Putin’s Russia
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Gabowitsch wanted to prove that the notion that the media painted of the 2011 protests was wrong. He first attempts to dispel the notion that the protesters were all liberal and of a certain background. He brilliantly dispels this notion through a unique mixture of interviews with the protestors, blog posts, and print media. He portrays the protests from responses from the protesters themselves and his assessment. He writes in the book that there were thousands of Russians, many with…...
The Great Alexander Hamilton
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Alexander Hamilton's Everlasting Legacy Everyone has some positive and negative traits, but only few people make their legacy everlasting. One person who made his legacy everlasting is Alexander Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton is one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. Alexander Hamilton was born in the year 1757. He died in the year 1804. Alexander Hamilton's cause of death was gunshot wound during a duel. Alexander Hamilton's legacies are still great part of the American identity. Alexander…...
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Speech by a British Politician
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Task1A In this speech given by a British politician we find many literary devices. Typically, these are used to highlight the message and push it forward - when used right, they're really effective. Throughout the speech, the use of adverbs, adjectives and nouns to describe the refugees and the situation are all well used and they work good. "These are the forgotten, the abandoned and the forlorn" is a sentence that stood out. Here the politician creates a poor image…...
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Gordon Brown
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If put in a few words, supporters of Gordon Brown during his presidency describe him as intelligent, genuine, clever, honest, and committed. On rankings based on surveys conducted on the people of Great Britain, Gordon Brown was ranked as the 5th most popular labor politician, and the 4th most famous today. As such, considering the number of labor party members, Gordon Brown is definitely on the better end of the spectrum. He started his education early, as he was able…...
Brexit: All You Need to Know
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Are you not fed up hearing about this catastrophe every time you turn on the news? I know I am. Hearing about the lack of progress being made and seeing Theresa May repeat herself in every interview is embarrassing to watch at this point. It only gets worse when you remember that we only have a few months to go until Britain departs from the European Union and there is still so much uncertainty about the future of Britain post-brexit.…...
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Alexander Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda
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America has forever been the land of opportunities where anyone can achieve prosperity no matter their social class. Since its birth as a nation following the War of Independence, the American Dream has stood as a pillar of American values; freedom, democracy and equal opportunity. The play, Alexander Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, exemplifies the American Dream through the exploits of one of its own founding fathers. Hamilton, himself, came to America as a poor immigrant with no social rank, little…...
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John Adams’ Imaginary Letter to Che Guevara
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Dear, Che Guevara Greetings, my name is John Adams. To give you a brief background about me, I am America's second president that I served for four years. I am a federalist. Before my presidency, I was associated with the establishment of the nation. I have played many roles, such as the American revolution, the production of the alien and sedition acts, the Boston Massacre, and the failures of my presidency. I did so many critical duties for my country…...
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Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s success as a distinguished Indian politician whom campaigned efficaciously
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Muhammad Ali Jinnah's success as a distinguished Indian politician, whom campaigned efficaciously for Pakistan's independence as a nation, as well as became its first leader was a result of a combination of numerous social, economic and political factors. Well-regarded as Pakistan's 'Great Leader' or also often referred to as 'Quaid-I Azam', Jinnah was one of the Significant individuals contribute(d) to change' to a high extent, due to making a long-lasting impact on Pakistan's history and the overall surrounding nations that…...
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John Adams Letter
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John Adams once wrote in a letter to Jonathan Jackson, "there is nothing I dread so much, as a division of the Republick into two great Parties, each arranged under its Leader, and concerting Measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble Apprehension is to be dreaded as the greatest political Evil, under our Constitution." Adams feared The 1828 Presidential Campaign and victory of Andrew Jackson fundamentally changed the way that political campaigns in the United States are…...
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Leader and Politician General Vo Nguyen Giap
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General Vo Nguyen Giap is perhaps the most important figure in the early history of communist Vietnam with the exception of Ho Chi Minh. General Giap's skills and expertise of were an essential element of the French defeat in 1954. However General Giap cannot be held solely responsible, the political skills of Ho Chi Minh (the leader of the Viet Minh independence movement) cannot be underestimated. There were many reasons for the French defeat in Vietnam, abundant mistakes were made…...
Analysis of Willie Stark’s Life as a Politician
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Can it be right to do wrong? Can we have a square circle? Can we move backwards and forwards at the same time? During Plato's time (c. 429-347 B.C.) a long discussion had begun and carried throughout the Middle Ages that affirmed that the ruler ought to embody noble ideals and values. This tradition focuses on the virtues of justice and mercy as essential for good government. However, during the Renaissance period the author Niccolo Machiavelli turned away from these…...
Famous Person – Vladimir Putin
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Introduction             Vladimir Putin was born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, former Soviet Union. He is the president of Russian Federation. In 1975, Putin attended Leningrad State University and obtained the degree in International Law. He was the member of Communist Part of Soviet Union in his university. He continued to be an active member till the party was disbanded in December 1991. His career as a President started in December 31, 1999 when he became acting President, coming…...
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A Malaysian Politician – Salahuddin Ayubi
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Salahuddin Ayubi (c. 1138 – March 4, 1193), better known in the Western world as Saladin, was a Kurdish Muslim, who became the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria, and founded the Ayyubid dynasty. He led Muslim and Arab opposition to the Franks and other European Crusaders in the Levant. At the height of his power, his sultanate included Egypt, Syria,Mesopotamia, Kurdistan, Hejaz, and Yemen. Sultan Salahuddin Ayubi, the hero of hundreds of battles, was the person who for twenty…...
What Makes For A Good Politician?
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In order to sort out this mess being called as an “election” and “campaigns”, I was doing some more reading about McCain, Palin, Obama and Biden. That's when I got to thinking: What makes for a good politician? When I began to think about it, it became a much more difficult question to answer. After all, there have not been many candidates in my lifetime who I would label as “good” politicians. So I started thinking about the qualities an…...
Jefferson Is a Hypocrite
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He is best known for writing the declaration of independence. Nearly every elementary student in the nation knows his name. He was gifted in the fields of architecture, politics, law, and even science. For all of this to be possible, he must have been somewhat of an iconic figure, right? Right, but the fact that he was a hypocrite cannot be overlooked. Jefferson wrote about “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”, and claimed that “all men are created equal”,…...
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Historical Institutionalism
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Question 3: How does historical institutionalism imagine political modification? How does it picture the impact of organizations? Thelen and Steinmo share the common view among institutionalist scholars that historical institutionalism (HI) remains "sticky" when imagining political modification, even when political or economic conditions have actually changed drastically (1992:18). Political modification, then, according to Thelen, is centered on the principle of path dependency, or a framework of sluggish modification reliant on the tradition of rules formed and evaluated throughout history. In…...
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Richard Nixon
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Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974, when he became the only president to resign the office. Nixon had previously served as a Republican U.S. representative and senator from California and as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961. Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California. He graduated from Whittier College in 1934 and Duke University School of Law…...
Quote by Thomas Paine About Sentimental Value
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“That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only which gives everything its value.” This quote by Thomas Paine is saying that everything we can get our hands on easily is appreciated too much, and that the value of the things we get should be measured by the amount of effort we put forth to obtain it. I too, like Thomas Paine, believe that the things that people value the most is those things which…...
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What Are the Main Functions of Parliment?
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The British Parliament is a bicameral (e.g. two chamber) legislature consisting of the elected House of Commons, the Monarch, and the appointed House of Lords made up of life peers (barons mainly), Bishops, together with a few hereditary peers aswell as for temporary Lords Laws. Its most important functions as a body apart from scrutiny of executive and representation are to provide ministers for the government, in Britain an individual is drawn from Parliament (and usually the House of Commons…...
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Alexander Hamilton: Financial Plan
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After the Founding Fathers ratified the Constitution, they realized that they had to deal with sixty-three million dollars debt that they owed to those who took part in the American Revolution. In order to pay back this debt Alexander Hamilton created a financial program. However, some Republicans such as Thomas Jefferson and James Madison thought that his plan was unconstitutional because one would need to use the necessary and proper clause which most people feared because it gave the government…...
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Jonathan Sewall vs John Adams
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Jonathan Sewall and John Adams were close friends and agreed on many issues. British policies towards the American colonies during the 1760s and 1770s, however, was not one of them. Sewall, a staunch supporter of authority, defended British policies. John Adams, on the contrary, believed the policies to be unjust and thus challenged British authority. Sewall believed that the colonial challenge to British authority threatened the very way of life in the colonies while Adams thought that British authority provided…...
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Life Easier Today Than It Was 50 Years Ago
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When you write a paper, you utilize some details that you have actually checked out in books, journals, on the Web, and so on. Your teacher might have told you, "Use your own words." To put it simply, even when you utilize somebody else's info, you are not allowed to use the words they wrote. You need to utilize your own. You have to state the same thing in a various way. This is called paraphrasing. For example, if the…...
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Ben Franklin and Thomas Paine
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From the end of the 1700s and through the early 1800s, America was beginning to see a change in civilization. People were moving from Puritan thoughts and ways towards a new way of a less superstitious, more scientific and intellectual interchange. This movement called the Age of Enlightenment influenced the styles and writings of those like Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine. The Age of Enlightenment was a period of questioning and appliance of reasoning to explore many subjects, such as…...
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Plunkitt of Tammany Hall
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“There’s an honest graft and, I’m an example of how it works…I’ve seen my opportunities and I took ‘em” (3). An excerpt that defines the confident and political leader: George Washington Plunkitt. As a brilliant and successful businessman Plunkitt managed to use his method of machine politics to win the heart and commitment of people and political power. In the novel Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, author William L. Riordon, Plunkitt’s political reporter who records the many lectures Plunkitt presented at…...
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Enlightenment, Transcendentalism, and Puritan Theology
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Knowledge, transcendentalism, and puritan theology: 3 philosophies that formed 3 centuries in America. Given that the time periods of each philosophy overlapped with the others, all 3 had resemblances as well as differences. From these approaches came different writers with different views, shaping American prose. A significant Enlightenment author was Thomas Paine. Thomas Paine composed a piece called "The Age of Reason." In this piece he totally incorporated the ideologies of the Enlightenment. These included the belief in the perfectibility…...
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Agonism in the Academy
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Education, a most powerful tool of use in today's world and one that we probably take for granted, could possible be at risk as far as how knowledgeable we are becoming on the material at hand. A mind is a terrible thing to waste, and because of agonism in academics, students now might not be getting the full potential out of their mind simply because of the way they/we are being taught. Deborah Tannen, a professor at Georgetown University, in…...
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The Crisis No 1
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In his The Crisis No. 1, Thomas Paine attempts to unify the nation to fight against Britain's injustice. He demands help from everyone because he believes that what they are fighting for is right and this may be their last chance to receive their freedom. He explains that this upcoming battle will be a test to see those who are truly loyal to their country. He tries to influence everyone to fight for their country in order to win their…...
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The State Is a Necessary Evil
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State, can be defined in political science, as generally a group of people inhabiting a specific territory and living according to a common legal and political authority; a body politic or nation. In this definition, the term state includes government; in another usage, the two terms are synonymous. [Microsoft ® Encarta ® 2009. © 1993-2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserve]. George Washington said that government is not reason government is not eloquence. It is force and, like fire, it is…...
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Hamurabi’s Code
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Hammurabi, king and chief priest of Babylonia from 1792-1750 B.C., expanded his empire greatly before focusing his energies toward wealth and justice for his people. He created a code protecting all classes of Babylonian society, including women and slaves called Hammurabi’s Code. He sought protection of the weak from the powerful and the poor from the rich. The carving on the stone suggests he received the code of laws from the sun god. Having a consistent and documented, although harsh,…...
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Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s success as a distinguished Indian politician whom campaigned efficaciously
...Muhammad Ali Jinnah's success as a distinguished Indian politician, whom campaigned efficaciously for Pakistan's independence as a nation, as well as became its first leader was a result of a combination of numerous social, economic and political fac...
What Makes For A Good Politician?
...•Charasmatic – A good politician should make you want to follow them, and deliver the great speeches that many of us yearn for. However, this is at the bottom of my list because I will not sacrafice any of the above for someone who is simply a go...
What Are the Main Functions of Parliment?
...As shown above, Formation of government Representation, Legalisation and Scrutiny are the four very main functions of parliament. Parliament is the legislative centre of the UK, it is made up of the house of commons and house of lords. These were est...

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