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    population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.” Without opinions from outside the central government, there would be no such thing as democracy. Common opinions from everyday people, celebrities, and online blogs, among others, are almost all worthwhile opinions and encourage democratic values. Without these opinions, we would not have the democratic society that we live in. One of the reasons that the United States is such a strong democratic country is

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    To make the United States significantly more democratic, a new system would need to be implemented encourage voter participation. To be a democracy, you must have most eligible voters participate. While we are a republic, we are still democratic currently. Compared to many other democratic nations, the U.S. has a very low voter turnout. While we may be considered a democratic society, we do not involve enough of our citizens in the democratic process. Since most people do not vote we are not truly

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    the world and the United States. In many places, poverty maybe described as the low-income people, poor people. People who are above those in poverty are basically described as the best people, the rich people. Poverty occurs in many parts of the world, its properties are more noticeable in the formed part of town, state, or country. In the early 2000’s , 39.9 million people were being considered as poor in the United States. The poverty rate in the States varied among the

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    Colorblindness in the U.S. seems like it would create a very fair and just society and treat everyone equal. I think it would be both beneficial and detrimental. It would be beneficial because it would eliminate the people that actually do treat the dominant group higher than the minority, but it would detrimental because it create too much of a equal society. There needs to be people that excel over other people because it benefits everyone even when a white person excels over a black person. For

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    government is being used in the United States. Democracy is government of, by, and for the people. People in a democracy should be able to participate in decisions that directly affect them. People in a democracy should also be able to get equal access to information which they need to make important decisions for the things that personally

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    Tax Fraud When analyzing the history of the United States, many countries modeled their nations based on the U.S structure of government. However, when concerning power inequality rates and violence tend to damage the U.S economy. The contrast between the rich and the poor is more prevalent as opposed to earlier in American history. Thus, the key components to be a successful state include: war making, state making, protection and extraction. Before the 1980’s President Roosevelt’s New Deal policy

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    How could diversity in the United States potentially lead to collapse? There are many elements that contribute to collapse. Whether it’s on a larger scale, like a country, or on a smaller scale, like a family. There is an infinite amount. But the most important one, is diversity. Diversity is showing variety, or being different. It is clear that this could easily lead to the downfall of the United States we know today. When two people have a disagreement, in a way, it’s diversity. But if there is

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    To what extent was late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century United States expansionism a continuation of past United States expansionism and to what extent was it a departure? It was in the late 19th century that the United States entered an era of imperialism. Expansionism was very popular during this time period and the United States was not excluded from its rising trend. The country joined the other world powers in expanding their influential grip over the smaller and less developed

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    Throughout all of history wealth has never been distributed evenly; no monarchist kingdom, communist utopia, socialistic society, or modern free market has ever existed in a state of equilibrium. The laws of the land have always seemed to operate in a manner of some sort of prejudice. The rich generate wealth at a much higher rate than the poor. Income inequality has existed, in some form or another, since the first trade transaction. Since, we have begun record keeping, statistics show the rich

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    United States Nationalism

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    Instead, a strong sense of ‘state nationalism’ emerged in the United States, leading citizens to identify as primarily members of their state before their country. In the 1760s the first inklings of an ‘American Nationalism’ came forward from the push to gain political representation within the British government, which then quickly turned into the need to separate from England to form a new government and nation. When England passed the Stamp Act of 1964, the colonists were prompted to fight together

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    The rise of Socialism, which began in the 1800s, has changed and influenced a number of institutions; which have been affected in a very negative manner. Economies, family structure, education, and politics are just a few that have been negatively affected. Socialism has never been a positive answer for issues in this world. It causes whole economies to collapse and families to break down. However, most of these changes have been accepted and have even become normal aspects in the world we live

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    Everything 's bigger in Texas, as denoted by the vast land composing the state of Texas. The culture, government, economy, language, and history can be traced back to the 19th century, to a time when Texas was a state governed by the country of Mexico. Texas land has been occupied by indigenous Americans, claimed by Spanish conquistadors, snatched by Mexican troops and placed in a little red, white and green box where it was instructed to remain and look pretty. The war that declared Mexico’s independence

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    The perception of prisoner radicalization is an extrusive issue and as of recently, has quickly developed itself as a growing concern in the United States. Prisoner radicalization manifests within the enigmatic subgroups of prison inmate gangs and radical elucidations of religious values which overtime, stimulate the formulation principles based upon fanaticism, abhorrence and violence (Hamm, 2017). Currently, our government is unaware of the actual extent of the issue regarding terrorist’s impacts

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    all to compete with other world powers. In the 1800’s-1900’s we weren 't even close to the world power we are today. Through imperialism the united states grew and became one of the strongest nations to this day. The USA prospered because of the amount of success American imperialism brought to the table. In the eyes of the Roosevelt Collary, the United States believed that they had a right to be an “international police force” to protect its interests in Latin America. This idea or belief came into

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    countries have tried to implement the ideals of a republic, but only a few have actually achieved a pure republic. The United States today is not a pure republic, it is more of a republic mixed with democratic ideals. American republicanism is a multifaceted political ideology that incited vast differences among the individuals who considered it as the establishment of the United States political framework. It attempted to contain political corruption and greed. Good virtue was absolutely critical for

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    beyond the ‘divine right’ of rulers to rule. Voting is the body of democracy, and freedom is soul of voting. Compulsory voting would be harmful in the united states because of the obtrusive lack of freedom found in forcing someone to do something. Compulsory voting should not be adopted in the united states. Compulsory voting in the united states would be detrimental because of the lack of freedom in a free democracy. Any forcing of a person to do something voluntary makes

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    Irving Kristol once said, “Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions. It only guarantees equality of opportunity.” These words from Kristol spur an interesting debate about whether equality truly exists in the United States of America. The idea that every citizen has an equal chance at happiness and success is nice in theory. But true equality does not exist in America. Among other factors, socioeconomic status, gender, and ethnicity significantly impact the opportunities available to individuals

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    Liberty is the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one 's way of life, behavior, or political views (Google.com.Web.10.Nov.2015). More important 70% of the world lives in countries with limitation of religion, career, and marriage. In the United States, the freedom of religion is a desire that many western countries crave. In some western countries, publicly acknowledging a different belief could result in apprehension, violence, or even death

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    Patriotism in United States “To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag” (Pauline Hanson). This quote explains to the people that patriotism is a love for one’s country and their loyalty towards it. That is the patriotic symbol which reminds Americans that patriotism is a conservative value of honor, loyalty and bravery. Patriotism is seen as an important part of American culture in the United States because it shows people the love of the

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    Since 2004 high oil prices are present, and its a problem because the supply of oil is at an all time low. By Oil prices rising and the shortage of oil, the supply of oil is virtually flat, which is why reforming globalization is a necessity. With United States currency as the reserve currency, globalization leads to US balance

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