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Peter Linebaugh’s The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All argues that the foundational document of Anglo-Saxon law, the Magna Carta, is at once a revolutionary document, in so far as, according to the author, it is a statement against “state despotism.” (22) With a particular emphasis on the...

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Many different documents have worked to shape our nation, including the Monroe Doctrine. American foreign policy has always remained relatively standardized, but few people know, or remember, the reason why this is the case. The Monroe Doctrine, included in “President James Monroe’s 1823 annual message to Congress contained the Monroe...

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Throughout the course of this reflective marker, I will be putting forward my thoughts on the importance of institutions in shaping governance outcomes in less affluent nations. Attention will be paid to analysing all relevant issues and focussing upon related information from the course material. The aim will be to...

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If any single strategy may be said to define Donald Trump's victory speech, broadcast on the 9th of Nov., 2016, it is one based on “speaking the language” of the ordinary person. As will be seen, Trump very much relies on pathos and ethos, with some appeal to logos added,...

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The office of President of the United States, regardless of party diversification, public opinion, global events, or even personal judgment, is an honor granted to the one elected via constitutional parlay to serve the American citizens. It is also a complex, comprehensive, an exhausting life for the four or at...

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In his book entitled Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution, James M. McPherson discusses the life of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of The United States of America, along with the Civil War in which he was involved. McPherson can be considered one of the most reputable historians and...

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It is not possible to talk about political punk bands without mentioning Anti-Flag which has made a name for their activism against war, capitalism, fascism, racism, and American foreign policy. Their music and public image is so closely interwoven with their political activism that their contract with RCA Records attracted...

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Recently, there have been numerous accounts in the news of individuals taking a political stand by burning the American flag. It has sparked much outrage from both sides. One side contends that the flag gives individuals freedom of speech and freedom of expression, while others feel that burning the flag...

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Section A – Plan of Investigation The Treaty of Versailles and its ramifications, particularly on Germany, have been subject to academic and political discourses for some time now. This essay joins the discourses by focusing on the question of "to what extent did the Treaty of Versailles treat Germany fairly?...

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Both the protectivist and developmental theories are classical forms of democracy. Established by such liberal political philosophers as Locke, Madison, Tocqueville and Mill, each model has their own individual characteristics in addition to similarities. Protectivist democracy relies on Locke’s theory of the social contract that justified the right of government...

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Plato and Aristotle’s concepts of virtue and justice as outlines in The Republic and Politics centered around who what individuals possesses the best qualities of leadership. These two men were primarily interested in the political nature of all citizens in addition to how morals and politics interacted with one another....

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Throughout the body of human history up until contemporary times one of the main stumbling blocks for the human species has been the inherent conflict between nations. This ranges from the obvious examples of armed conflict such as the First and Second World Wars to the conflict between nations concerning...

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The United States is to date one of the leading economies in the world owing to its policies and political structures used from the time of its inception. The country takes on a democratic approach to work in that individuals are encouraged to invest in various businesses and maximize on...

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From the perspective of the strategic defense policy of the Soviet Union after the Second World, the so-called »Sovietization of Eastern and Central Europe« was an entirely logical consequence of geopolitics. The Soviet Union had been attacked by the largest invasion in human history which began the Second World War...

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The welfare reform of 1996 was highly fueled by the belief among many Americans that many poor parents were no longer working, and that they depended on the pre-1996 welfare law (Sawhill, 2002, p.107). The federal government wanted to reduce the spending on the welfare and also reduce the number...

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In regard to Reaganomics, there is a great range of potential in terms of how the nation would exist if this policy had never been in place. As is famously known, Reaganomics relied on the premise that, when advantages are given to those holding the most resources, there will be...

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The American democracy does not become weak if some of the legislative duties are settled in the court. What happens is that the country leverages all its wings of governance as stipulated out in the constitution. According to the constitution of the United States of America, the three arms of...

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The State of California is the nation’s most populated state, and as such, its state government is larger than that of other states. It is still a state government with the same three branches of government as the federal government, and the differences between the judicial and executive branches are...

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In an article in Forbes Magazine, Don Fox, the CEO of Firehouse Subs, discusses the actual impact of the Affordable Care Act on individuals in the restaurant industry. The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, insists that employers offer health insurance for all individuals who work full-time for an...

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Benjamin Franklin is one of the most well known early American figures. Despite the fact that he is one of the very few Founding Fathers who never held the office of President of the United States, or any other national elected position, he is known worldwide and is widely respected....

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In 1980 the Olympic Games were scheduled to be hosted in Moscow. Most countries had expressed their desire to participate such as Israel, West Berlin, and Taiwan although they did not have good diplomatic ties with the Soviet Union (Sanders). However, the Soviet Union had invaded Afghanistan in 1979. The...

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Historically, Jews had a strong presence in Egypt. Yet overtime, the number of Jews living in Egypt drastically declined. Despite this decline, many Jews believed that they could be both Jewish and Egyptian (Silvera, 1999). This belief was widely influenced by the fact that Egypt was a peaceful, prosperous place....

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The political systems of Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia are constituted by fundamental similarities as well as pertinent differences. In both cases, a form of what in contemporary terms would be called a monarchic order is at stake. In other words, Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia’s political structures are radically hierarchical, with...

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The Pakistani Taliban typology is varied, because there is a massive amount of factions and groups , each with their own histories, views on religion and localized priorities (Rassler 2012). They view their fighting as different from the Afghan Taliban, which primarily views its fighting as a “holy war” against...

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The impact of colonialism on what is now considered third world countries is doubtless, immense, and is bound to have consequences for centuries to come. The effects are of different nature, among them being exploitation, unequal social relations, enslavement, spread of virulent diseases, but at the same time - medical...

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