Heated debates, slander, and disagreement are as defining of the construction of the country as democratic elections. Alexander Hamilton was perhaps the most volatile and contentious of the Founding Fathers. His upbringing played a significant role in how he responded to insults or perceived slights. Thomas Jefferson’s opposition to Hamilton is well documented, and analysis of their feud has been exhausted. Diametrically opposed, their views on the future of the country fueled the creation of political parties and led to the two men emerging as the figureheads of those respective parties.
A positive attribute is the Electoral Votes allows multiple regions to be in focus, benefiting the entire population. However, a negative of the Electoral College system results in a system in which certain states are ignored in the electoral process, either due to their number of electoral votes or depending on which way their vote swings. In, addition to that issue, the popular vote seems to be not accounted for, as seen in the most recent election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Overall, the Electoral College should be eradicated from the Constitution, mainly because it is not an accurate representation of the peoples of the nation's vote, and voters have access to information to make an educated vote. Being so, more states need to enact the National Popular vote so the Electoral votes will have to be based on the popular vote of that
Myrtle also suggested that morality has been long dead inside men and they “will cheat you every time. All they think of is money” (p.21). During this time, Government had prohibited the purchase and use of alcohol, which made people to crave for it
Although many men are mean to Crooks he has friends that he can confide in. Curley’s wife however, has no one. Whenever she tries to talk to someone she is quickly shut down and shunned.The only person she has is Curley, who is a very cruel and does not let her talk to anyone as seen here “I can’t talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad. How’d you like not to talk to nobody?”(Steinbeck 52) It could also be said that Crooks will never achieve his dream because of the fact that he is black.
It Highlighted the most successful years of both men and spent a small amount of time on the downfalls of both men. Lastly, the argument that there was opposition to large government and power centers was evident, but the upcoming years showed the American people continued to support Roosevelt. The years between 1933 and 1936 were also years that the New Deal seemed to be losing spirit and strength and as a result Roosevelt lost followers (Brinkley, 3). As a result because the book focused on a time where the New Deal and Roosevelt were struggling, it is a weakness and a flaw because in the end, the people in the 1936 election re elect Roosevelt. Leading to the question of how successful Long and Coughlin really were in disrupting the political and economic problems at the
In chapter 10 Howard Zinn talks about the civil war, the disadvantages and advantages between the poor and rich. The poor have always been the bait in America, due to the lack of money and power. When war is in progress, most of the time the poor are demanded to go to war because the wealthy groups have the money and power to escape from death. “ To give people a choice between two different parties and allow them, in a period of rebellion, to choose the slightly more democratic one was an ingenious mode of control. Like so much in the American system, it was not devilishly contrived by some master plotters; it developed naturally out of the needs of the situation”( Zinn, 200).
In this introduction, he shows how the media have affected the result of election. He also mentioned that Fox news director who directed election news is Bush’s cousin. This detail implied to audiences the ambiguous in the way media influent people’s decision and result of the election. Then he continues to show objecting the result and a protest in Bush’s inauguration day. At this point, he remarks to viewers that this is a controversial presidency.
Trump clapping in democrat direction only increased the hostility of the atmosphere and made many around the U.S realize that his immature measures would not stop anytime soon. Though yet another controversial speech, as Trump barraged immigration, securities, and many other civil liberties, I suffered no surprise from his SOTU. Generating attention, whether negative or positive, remains Trump’s quintessential strategy during speeches. I believe his speech did accomplish its goal, as though not many solid objectives emerged, his agenda received attention from almost a sixth of the
• The place where Amir was born in and spent most of his childhood is very unfamiliar to him. Amir also states that he feels like is a traveler. • His explanation sounds at times like science fiction. The city has become a post-apocalyptic nightmare. Clear by the fact that not even trees remain, rendering the landscape oddly desolate • This quote underlines the importance of how Baba was guilty for keeping this huge secret of Hassan being Amir’s half-brother and because of the guilt inside Baba, he took it out on Amir and treated Amir poorly.