Also in the same letter he states, “...harmful to the principles of good government and dangerous to the union, peace and happiness of this country…” In that document he was talking about the head of the rival party. Political parties were also responsible for gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is when the political party with the most power gets to draw districts, so they group up as many of their parties members in one district as possible in order to get more votes. Political parties had negative effects on the
The BNP also blamed the Asian community for the riots, when in fact they were retaliating to the BNP’s provocation, without which perhaps the spark for rioting may not have been fuelled and instead a more peaceful protest may have taken its place. Centainly, the government at the time blamed the actions of the BNP and other political parties, with Tony Blair blaming the “bad and regressive motive of white extremists” (Anthony 2008, pp. 131). In reality, there are actually many reasons why Oldham and the surrounding area was on the brink of
Here, Grant portrays the general perspective towards immigrants, as nativists considered them to be a threat to the superiority and purity of the United States. Grant describes them as being physically and mentally deteriorated, in order to convey how the inferior immigrants would impede the American civilization socially, morally, and politically. Reverend Josiah Strong further elaborates on the negative impacts of immigration when he states, “…immigration not only furnishes the greater portion of our criminals, it is also seriously affecting the morals of the native population. It is disease and not health which is contagious. Most foreigners bring with them continental ideas of the Sabbat, and the result is sadly manifest in all our cities…debauching [corrupting] popular morals is the liquor traffic, and this is chiefly carried on by the foreigners…” (Document 2).
One reason others feel differently is because of the unsightly part of humanity. For example, in the beginning of the Crucible, Miller explains how Parris “cut a villainous path” to become reverend and how “there is very little good to be said for him” (1100). People similar to Parris exist everywhere which roots the argument of inner conflict constantly tieing with humanity. However, one couldn’t openly act in such a way, it would ruin an important reputation in society. In fact, Joseph McCarthy himself suffered this consequence: “It was his clash with the Army that would lead to his downfall” (Robert 3).
I had to say that this was a powerful strength at that time and it could be a huge danger to the government. Maybe it was the reason that his popularity decreased day by day after the Civil War, because during the peace time, his ability could cause many problems from citizens and the government had to fix it or they would get in the biggest trouble ---antigovernment activities of the
These laws convinced people that mixed babies would destroy the nation. The Jim Crow Laws help lead our country to the Civil Rights Movement by causing disharmony within the United States. Our country was divided and only the white Americans were satisfied. The laws caused a large amount of problems for African Americans living in the cities. Many of them couldn't find jobs and had trouble supporting their families.
For many years, America’s voting system has been criticized, with the main point of interest being the Electoral College. Some say that the Electoral College is necessary to streamline and simplify the voting process, while others say that it is outdated and takes away power from American citizens. After investigating the subject, it is clear that the Electoral College should be abolished due to the three major defects its critics find in the system; its undemocratic nature, its tendency to give small states’ votes too much power, and its disastrous effects on third-party candidates. The first, and possibly largest, defect in the Electoral College is its undemocratic nature. A professor of political science once said that “the Electoral College violates political equality” (Edwards 453).
As expected, terrorists took advantage of this political environment. The violence and lack of state control agencies such as police, made those Middle Eastern countries risky and unsafe place for innocent people to live in. Most of us have seen the terrible killings in Iraq and elsewhere there, but the Syrian tragedy is considered the worst. Around
Diseases on the other hand “Decimated the population.” (Document F) Military mistakes had a role in Rome falling as well. “There can be little doubt that the weaknesses of the late Roman army were largely due to the eventual failure.” (Document B) This shows how one little mistake
This has shaped Malaysia into a melting pot of vastly different cultures and religions, creating diversity. However, the same cannot be said for the past few decades. This is because of selfish politicians playing the controversial “race card” to gain support from a particular race. These selfish actions have worsened the relationships between races and affected the harmony that was once our nation’s pride and joy. Thus, it is our role as Malaysians to find new ways of promoting racial harmony, because honestly, who would want to live in a country where everyone hates each other?