Citizens who cooperate with any law enforcement officer will end up well because no use of force or breaking of the law was committed in the situation. Unlike other cases some citizen seem to dislike officers, which leads them not to comply with officers and that leads officers to make quick decisions to not let these citizens get out of control. According to the article Organizational-level police discretion states that, “Thus,
King George III was a smart man but let his power hungry personality get in the way of his rational decision making. Killing England gives the readers insight on what was actually going on during the time of the American Revolution. Many people such as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and many others paved this road for us today to live in this great nation. Their hard work and sacrifice is something honorable to look at. I feel that reading this book gave me a better appreciation for the founding fathers of our great
In other words, it was not an insubordination to the Government, but instead against having excessively government controlling them. The French insurgency was a genuine resistance to the King and the legislature when all is said in done. The greatest differentiation between the American
All great leaders need to have the confidence and determination to speak their minds and effectively guide a group. However, many confident leaders allow their confidence and determination to become arrogance and an inability to compromise. This kind of mental inflexibility can ruin an otherwise great leader, because communication, compromise, and team work are essential to a good leadership. President Gerald Ford once said, “Compromise is the oil that makes governments go,” and mental inflexibility, or stubbornness, prevent the possibility of compromise. One of the best examples of the effects of an inflexible mind set is Julius Caesar.
Napoleon Bonaparte is 19th century Europe's greatest opportunist because after a period of total governmental revolution, he was able to take advantage of a nation's citizens who were seeking a solution from any source. France was coming from an era so awful that it was appropriately named the “Reign of Terror”, so this was an extremely weak time for the country which made them desperate for a source of stability. Brilliantly, Napoleon recognized his nation's wants and needs in order to consolidate his power along with ultimately gain control over not only France but a massive portion of Europe. Napoleon consolidated his power by using his accomplishments, promising equality and liberty, and marrying for political alliances.
Many citizens also feared Napoleon’s secret police that enforced loyalty to the First Consul and it grew tension as many citizens were learning to trust in each other again. Censorship is the last reinforcement Napoleon had used to secure esteem from the French citizens because, “whatever its limitations, official propaganda became an important function of an Empire almost constantly at war” (Ellis 170). Napoleon had not provided this liberty of free speech and information while at the time of the revolution it had been one of the important goals of the
On the other hand, Malcolm is perceived as being tough, but also trustworthy because of his actions, and having these two qualities that can lead him to be a good king. In the real world these problems of power and leadership have also been present since the beginning of times. This takes us to interpret that leaders need to be neutral, or in between the two qualities of fearful and very trustworthy. Consequently, when rulers are very kind and express a lot of trust, people take advantage of them, but when leaders are very tough and harsh, people want to get rid of them and create wars. By extension, Macbeth was a leader who led himself to his own misery because he was not morally strong and had harsh and cruel qualities.
In the fictional story, Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, certain character traits empowered leaders to confront challenges successfully. Such as portraying responsibility and confidence or stubbornness. The first trait that demonstrates a powerful leader is stubbornness or confidence. Many times these being stubborn is considered to be a bad trait, but in a leader it can cause them to argue for things they think are right.
The United States of America is considered one of the most “free” country in the world to outsiders. However, these results is a collective endeavor from the past, with many revisions to the laws, changes to the government and the substitution of numerous politicians. Equally important, unjust laws and corrupt bureaucrats can often times lead to civil disobedience or even a revolution. That being said, Samuel Adams, Thomas Paine and Henry David Thoreau are all instrumental architects to early U.S. politics that would eventually shape the political culture of civil disobedience. In short, Samuel Adams was a key figure in the American revolution who organized important oppositions to Great Britain.
The Times That Try Men’s Logic “These are the times that try men’s souls.” (Paine, 108) And they definitely were, the time approaching the war was the quiet before a very large storm, however some were anything but quiet. At the time, essays and persuasive speeches were used to sway the opinions of the general public.
It is hard to tell but the biggest problem in society to day is the use of “self defense” and violence by police officers. According to the Catechism, “armed forces are servants of the security and freedom of nations.” This is true but sometimes, police officers use violence because of racism or just because. Another part that challenges people to question the morality of our society is the “just war” doctrine. The outlined circumstances of just war are reasonable.
Knowledge is undeniably important to everyone in the world, and especially to a political leader, like James Madison. Containing knowledge of failed governments or tyrannical dictators is useful in preventing future governments that are synonymic in comparison. Madison had the knowledge that a monarchy was not to majority of the colonists’ liking, which allowed for him to make the conscious choice, backed up by knowledge, to form a government that was revolutionary and beneficial. James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, and the other composers of the Declaration of Independence acquired the knowledge, from personal experiences, that the United States should have different laws and civil liberties than what was given in England. James Madison, with
I find Charles Lewis to have a valid point by saying that this country is in fact very militant. The reason why I think he says we don 't want to associate ourselves with wanting to be militant is because of all of the horrible things that can happen during war. When watching why do we fight every president has always gone into another country and tried to do it so that it was as if they did something to up hold America 's freedom. America likes to police the world and most Americans agree with it, this makes them feel safe. I think the real truth though in this statement is that fighting as a nation is in our best interest and we all should support anything our country
I personally believe the French revolution was more complex because the French had to create a new political and social order. It was more violent because royal French neighbors threatened them with large powerful armies. It was far more radical because they had a new government established by people who had little experience in governing. I think the American revolution was not as complex because only had to create a political system because they were already equal under the law. It
By pointing out the relation between rebellion and government, Thomas Jefferson made a very interesting statement. He believed that recurring changes in revolution had to exist to obtain a healthy democracy and government. By believing this he also believed in rebellion. Taking from Jefferson’s statement a rebellion corrects the faults of a government and more importantly is necessary to guarantee the strength of a society and supports the public freedom.