President Clinton managed to successfully create and pass a law that benefitted the economy without support from his party or the Democrats who voted for him. He risked reelection by going against what the Democrat voters believed in. But most importantly, he risked his legitimacy as a politician and a leader to do what was correct for the American people. In the end, NAFTA significantly helped the United States, and proved that Bill Clinton had the guts to achieve political goals that went against what those closest to him
Theodore Roosevelt's anti-trust act stopped robber barons in their track's. The Anti-Sherman Trust Act wast the first act to outlaw monopolistic businesses which is reducing the fair market competition of enterprises and monopolies. Theodore Roosevelt sued J.P. Morgan for bad trust's and won the case in The Supreme Court. This was a turning point in America because robber barons didn't own America anymore. It was a time of greed, corruption, and broken capitalism was common in America.
Noon, Mike. 2010. “The shackled runner: time to rethink positive.” Sage Journals 728–739. Summary: As the title already says this article is about rethinking positive discrimination.
He speaks badly of Burr but says, ¨Mr. Jefferson is a man of fair character for probity.¨ This shows that despite how much he dislikes Jefferson`s political views and disagrees on almost everything with him, he would much rather see Jefferson win than see Burr win the election of 1800, which makes Burr seem very dishonorable in Hamilton`s eyes. Jefferson and Hamilton’s feud created the foundation of our political views and system. They both helped to form the factions that led to the dual party system under which the U.S. operates today.
Andrew Jackson made history for being the first democratic president. People thought that his choices were very bad for the country. Others thought that Andrew Jackson’s choices help to make the country greater and more better. Andrew Jackson was chosen for president for the smart decisions he made during the war. Andrew Jackson was to be thought to be a great leader for this country.
He misused his power in many ways as no other president had done before. Roosevelt used a system of gaining power called court packing, packing the court with people who shared his economic views. He also ignored separation of power by making decisions before congress approved them. Roosevelt also went against the tradition that presidents only serve two terms,
Pericles ' viewpoint is nevertheless argued in The Republic, juxtaposing the qualifications of the ruling power and their competence versus the incapability of the general public to foster such a magnitude of power. Using "Socrates" as a fictional protagonist, Plato critiques democracy in The Republic. Through this protagonist, he reflects on the value of merits such as ‘justice, ' that are prevalent in the configuration of society as a whole and in the character of an individual being. He condemns societal democracy due to its foremost features such as freedom and equality. Although freedom is of utmost value to Plato, he is of the faith that freedom concocted with such a form of governance may run the risk of chaotic mobocracy.
Towards the end of his presidency he was stained with the Lewinsky Scandal that molded the way America saw Bill Clinton presidency, inadequate. People see Bill Clinton's presidency as a failure because of the Lewinsky Scandal, but what they fail to acknowledge is his achievements such as: prioritizing education, creating jobs, lowering crime rates, and demonstrating excellent foreign policies. Monica
Leuchtenburg states that this federal program “had its critics” because it neglected some issues; however, it is nearly impossible to solve every problem. Despite its weaknesses to overlook some issues, the New Deal changed how the government operated by reverting from its traditional ways which were beneficial for the welfare of
Americans strive to fight for what is right. Americans who vote will vote for the candidate who shares the same political views as the voter. It is fascinating how unconsciously Americans, as voters, oftentimes forget to take the time to contemplate why the candidate that shares the same views as us is right. Political parties have led us as a nation through dark times, such as the Great Depression, they serve as a vital lifeline for our government. Without any political parties there would be not representation, voting would become exceedingly complicated than it should be, our government would change entirely.
The article, “The Antifederalists Were Right”, Mises Daily, September 27, 2006 by Gary Galles examines Anti-Federalists’ predictions and if we don’t limit of the federal government it will lead to corruption of power. The Anti-Federalist believed that ratifying the U.S Constitution will create an overbearing central government. Even though the Anti-Federalist lost the debate and was overlooked, their predictions about the result of the Constitution turned out the be true. The Anti-Federalist suggested the Bill of Rights to let the people have rights, however the Constitution was too vague which leads to abuse of power. Some of the vague laws are the “general welfare” which lead to the override limits on delegated federal powers and creating
The entire lack of vision contributed to poor attitudes in America in the 1970’s. Nixon seemed concerned only about himself, therefore the results Watergate a major blow to political leadership not only in the United States but also around the world. Fords pardon of Nixon only reaffirms that nepotism is rampant in US politics. Therefore the perception of hopelessness becomes a reality. Carters “Malaise Speech” did not help the American public.
I agree with so much of what you said in your post! I especially agree with the point you made about northern nativism not really developing until the south gave it a reason to. That 's so true and I honestly hadn 't even thought about like that. I also think that there were a lot of questions over American national identity and it was voiced most hysterically when the rise of sectional prejudices cast doubt on the unity of native America itself.
The Democrats believe in tax reduction but not at the expense of the lower and middle class. They also believe in climate change and are effectively trying to promote alternatives that will reduce the damage done to the planet. In the end, much like the Democrats, Pinky realized that in trying to please everyone no one would be happy. As with Brain, the parallels between pinky and the Democrats are
In Schlesinger’s article, how to Reform the Electoral College, he states “Since direct elections have obvious democratic appeal and since few Americans understand the Electoral College anyway, its abolition seems a