Daniel Epperson Polit 100 SBVC/Dolsen-Andrew 23, November 2014 Assignment #4 Essay Question #1- When anyone in the world thinks of The President of the United States, you can’t help but think of the tremendous power that one person holds. Even with the separation of powers our government has in place, you have to account for the percentage of people who don’t understand how our government works therefore seeing the President as the face of our nation. This one man is responsible for millions of people. So what makes this one man into a remarkable president? My opinion, a lot of things: Is he an honest man with integrity?
The most heated arguments of Washington 's presidency revolved around the extent of presidential power. The first matter of debate centered around the president 's ability to remove as well as appoint appointees. The Congress was cautious and several members argued that while some powers could be securely entrusted to Washington, his predecessors might not be so honorable. James Madison, among others, disagreed. He reasoned that if the president did not have the power to remove appointees, without the consent of the Senate, they had the potential to serve for life, as the only other way of removing them was through the impeachment process.4 In the end, the independent removal power of the president passed the House, albeit
People believe that the government causes certain events in order to make more strict regulations in the country. During the time of the Sandy Hook shooting, President Obama was fighting for more strict gun control within the country. Many people believe that because of this fight the Sandy Hook shooting took place. Society would rather put the blame on the government, rather than accepting the fact that some people just have issues that cause them to perform unthinkable acts. For example, Adam Lanza, the shooter of Sandy Hook elementary.
Many people believe that Thomas Jefferson is a powerful individual who helped form our country, and was a great leader through his presidential career. He made the best out of difficult situations, when he knew the complete situation had to remain unsolved, and he also wrote the Declaration of Independence for the help of our country. On the other hand, it can also be debated that Thomas Jefferson is a hypocritic man that nearly destroyed our military,
Did you know that on election day you do not vote directly for president. Many people don’t like that they don’t ultimintly decide for president. They however don’t understant that it is there for a quite a few reasons. The first is that the founding fathers created the electoral college, second that it ensures that every state gets a say in who the president is, and number three is that it makes sure that the president is chosen by a majority vote and not a popular vote. When the founding fathers built this country they made the electoral college so that the presadent could be picked by an educated population.
How did it effect the people of the middle ages directly? The Magna Carta had a strong effect on the English people of the middle ages; it protected them from corruption of the king as well as other law officials. To understand the Magna Carta, we must first look at what was happening before it was composed, that lead up to the making of this document. The Crusades, also known as the “Holy Wars” were taking place during this time. King Richard preferred to fight in wars over dealing with the governmental side of ruling a country, and he went out to join the fighting.
Many Republicans, including Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum, have avoided taking a position on the flag.” (Henderson) Citizens of America are taking sides on the Battle flag controversy and that plays a major part in how the voters will choose their leaders in the upcoming elections. Not only are politicians trying to avoid taking a side on the controversy but business are also being pressured by the American citizens to take the away from their
Although, 2nd Amendment activists believe that gun control is unconstitutional, thus delaying Congress to enact any laws. This delay could cause lives and too much trouble in our country. Stricter gun laws are needed in our free country to prevent the recurrent mass shootings and crimes, this will also impact the time it takes to obtain a gun, but everyday citizens are stopping our government from doing anything because of the interpretation of the 2nd Amendment. Guns do kill
Politics and Debating There are 7,463,973,000 people,237 countries, and 237 national leaders in the world. Since not all countries elect their leaders in a democratic way, there are much fewer presidents in the world. These chosen, special leaders of the nations must have great abilities that can lead to the nation’s wealth and world peace, and presidential candidates often show these abilities to the voters through presidential debates. However, some people argue that having great debating ability doesn’t prove the person’s aptitude as a president. This is not true, and the ability to debate well is highly needed.
A President’s job is one of the most difficult to accomplish successfully because you must make the correct decisions and win the favor of the American people. In 2012 President Obama gave his presidential acceptance speech and changed the views of Americans by showing that he was a hard working individual and that he would try his best as President once again. President Obama’s acceptance speech showed the American people that he was grateful for this chance he won and that he will try to make America great once again and how democracy and politics is not just for the privileged individuals but for everyone in America. President Obama, during his speech, uses many rhetorical devices to appeal to the common American and uses select phrases in his introduction and conclusion to persuade the American people that he is one of them and that he is a hard working President who will try his best in the future and make America better than it ever was. Throughout the speech, President Obama’s use of rhetorical devices make the speaker feel a powerful emotional connection and feel that the president is one of them.
The president as chief legislator will make speeches to Congress. In this role the president is their there to hopefully help protect the help and not let something pass that may end up hurting the people more then it would help protect them. - I dont really think one role that the president has is more important then any of the other roles. Each one of them is very important and if they are not handled in the right way it could end up in a disaster. It
Every president is either praised for helping advance a nation, or castigated for not doing anything. The success of a president is reliant on the success of the country. It seems that no matter the amount of work they put in during their time in office someone always has negative comments. If the majority of the country doesn’t stand behind the president nothing will be accomplished. The people are needed to help vote on bills put in place along with voting on who would make the best representatives.
The position of Vice President is often overlooked because many have directly stated that it was “not worth a pitcher of warm spit” and found themselves with the primary job of simply waiting. Does this contradict your personal impression when you picture the role of the Vice Presidency? Has this changed over the years up to Obama’s administration? Do you believe there should be a constitutional amendment that gives them more responsibility or is having the President involving them in more daily decision making enough? Explain your position.