• Bush Vs Mccain Nomination George Gore
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    As expected, Governor George W. Bush of Texas has won the Republican Party nomination for the presidential election in November. All along, Bush was the predicted winner for the GOP, but Senator John McCain of Arizona gave the Governor a run for his money. Although Bush was able to defeat him, John McCain was, and still is, the best candidate for the presidency. It was said that the New Hampshire primary is often a good indicator of who will succeed and who will fail in the race for the presiden...
  • Presidential Election Fact O
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    The Presidential Election of 2000: Fact or Farce When the subject of the Presidential Election is brought up, most people think of all the chaos that was caused between Florida and the rest of us. What I would like to state to you today is about how our electoral system is out of date and how it goes against everything that we should do to elect the proper president. The election of 2000, will for many reasons, go Down in history as a complete farce. No one can deny that the race between Vice Pr...
  • 04 Election Nov 2004
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    1. Analyze the Presidential election of 2004. What happened and why? 2. Analyze the changing nature of the media and how that is affecting politics. The two questions identified above cannot be adequately answered alone without one influencing the other because a campaign that influences the election of the most powerful position in the world is a public event. However, after months of predictions of a too-close-to-call contest, Bush won nationwide balloting making him the 15 th president electe...
  • Presidential Election Government Candidates People
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    With the upcoming presidential election, it has been interesting to learn about things as they are actually happening in our country today. Among the many issues that surround the race to the office, financing the presidential election seems to be a major topic that is always in the public eye. There are many different views on how the election should be financed but it is hard to tell how far government funding and donations can go before democracy is left behind. After President Nixon and the ...
  • Andrew Johnson President State War
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    Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson was born on December 29, 1808, in Raleigh, North Carolina, the youngest of two sons. His father, Jacob Johnson, was a porter who died in 1811 after saving a man from drowning. His mother, Mary McDonough Johnson supported the family by spinning and weaving cloth in their Raleigh cottage. At the age of 14, Johnson was apprenticed to a tailor. In 1843 Johnson was elected to the U. S. House of Representatives and one for following elections to retain his seat until 185...
  • Electoral College Should Be Here To Stay
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    Title: The Electoral College Should Be Here to Stay General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade individuals that the Electoral College is not at fault for the 2000 Presidential election Intro I. Attention Getter- magazine covers (11/20 Newsweek and New Republic II. Thesis Statement- I am here to tell you that the Electoral College is not to blame for the current state of the 2000 presidential election, but instead a combination of factors. III. Statement of Significance- Wallace S...
  • 1988 Presidential Election Vice President
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    Bush vs Dukakis The 1988 Presidential Election On November 8, 1988, Republican Presidential candidate Vice President George H. W. Bush was elected as the forty-first President of the United States of America. Bush defeated Democratic challenger Governor Michael Dukakis by a ratio of a bout six-to-five. 49 million people voted for Bush, netting him 426 electoral votes while 42 million voted for Dukakis getting him 112 electoral votes. Strangely, a man not even running for President received an e...
  • 2000 Election Supreme Court
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    The fourth principle of the rule of law state, 'all persons must be given due process, that is, a fair chance to defend themselves against formal charges that they have violated the rules.' The premise for this principle is the example that, the official body that hears and renders judgment on the charges may be biased against the defendant instead of impartial. The decision of the United States Supreme Court to discontinue the counting of 'under votes' in the state of Florida was not only a pol...
  • The Origin Of Electoral College
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    In the United States of America, the presidential election takes place every four years, on the first Tuesday of November [1]. Most people believe they are directly voting for the presidential candidate, and the person with the most popular votes will win the election. However, instead of voting for the presidential candidate, people are voting for the electors, individuals who vote in the Electoral College. Moreover, the total electoral vote, not the popular vote, actually determines the winner...
  • Electoral Process Presidential Election
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    Electoral Process There are very many elections each year in America. Though the most important, the national election for president is held every four years. These elections are far from simple in terms of organization. The process for a national election lasts nearly a year. A party must provide nominated people to stand for election. 'Primary election' is the term used in America for the elections which will select the two parties' presidential nomination. The primary elections start in Janu...
  • The Life Of John F Kennedy
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    The Life of John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline Massachusetts on May 29, 1917. He attended Harvard University and graduated in 1940. From 1941-1945 he served in the United States Navy, during World War II. In 1946 he was elected to the United States House of Representatives. Then in 1952 he was elected to the United States Senate. On September 12, 1953 he was married to Jacqueline Lee Bouvier. Then in 1960 he was elected President of the United States. On November 22, 1963 he ...
  • Presidential Election 2000 Bush Gore Votes
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    The 2000 Presidential Election was one of the most suspenseful and unclear presidential elections for more than a century. For weeks after November 7, it had been uncertain to America who had won the presidency. The election's closeness and bitter words between parties over the results will leave controversy for years to come. When the elections began, the Republicans and Democrats chose their candidates. Caucuses were held in each state to choose delegates. It had begun like any other election,...
  • Gun Control Ban Congress Assault
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    Gun Control vs. Gun Rights The second amendment states " The right of the people to keep and bear arms." What does that mean to us, basically and person in the United States is allowed to own and keep a fire arm in house. Gun control advocates believe that right does not extend to ownership of military-style firearms that are otherwise known as assault weapons. To curb gun-related violence certain checks are made, such as mandatory child safety locks, background checks on those wishing to purcha...
  • John Kerry Bush President Candidates
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    George Bush vs. John Kerry For the 2004 presidential election, Republican president George W. Bush is attempting to defend his post and reassure the American people that his political choices are the best for our country. His opponent, Democratic senator John Kerry believes that his political ideas will be better for a changing America. Four main topics debated on by the candidates are: Homeland Security, Civil Rights, Education (no child left behind), and the Economy. The two candidates have di...
  • Power Is Money Money Is Power
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    Power is Money; Money is Power Power is money and money is power. There are many more examples of this now than anytime in the past. One of the most obvious examples is politics. Ross Perot was an and his money is the only reason that he made it into the presidential election. If a man who earned a standard salary wanted to run for president, he would have almost no chance at all unless he was backed by people with money. Every four years when the U. S. Presidential election is held, hundreds o...
  • American History President Clinton
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    American History CLINTON ADMINISTRATION Every election year, candidates come and go with all sorts of different issues. This year re-elected President Bill Clinton came up with the three main issues that every one wanted to hear about, Tax, Education, and Abortion. All through out his campaign he discussed ways on reforming these issues and we finally get to see what reformations have actually taken place since his re- election. Through out our great country s history, the Presidential candidate...
  • South Korea Kim Party Park
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    South Korean politician who became a prominent opposition leader during the tenure of President Park Chung Hee. In 1997 he became the first opposition leader to win election to his country's presidency. Kim was the son of a farmer, and he graduated from the Mokp'o School of Commerce at the top of his class in 1943. He began working as a clerk in a Japanese-owned company and in 1945 took over the company, eventually becoming a wealthy businessman. During the Korean War he was captured by the com...
  • Electoral College Must Stand
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    The Founding Fathers wrote the Electoral College into the United States Constitution as insurance against popular passion electing the chief executive into office. They believed there needed to be a buffer between the people and election of the president. Also a concern of the forefathers was they did not want the states with a larger population to completely overshadow the states with a smaller populace. The Electoral College system was devised to help cope with these problems. The Constitutio...
  • Florida Recount Presidential Election
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    I AM NOT going to interfere with the U. S. Supreme Court, state Circuit Judge N. Sanders Sauls told lawyers from the bench Tuesday in Tallahassee. Sauls said he understood the time pressures behind Gore s request that county clerks or judges immediately get to work counting about 13, 000 disputed ballots by hand in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. But he said he didn t believe a decision on whether there should be a hand recount at all was needed before Saturday, after election officials indi...
  • Electoral College Change Or No Pro
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    Electoral College The next President of the United States, the successor to William Jefferson Clinton and man who will lead America as the first President of the new millennium is George W. Bush, the Republican governor of Texas, the son of a former President. Or it's Democratic Vice President Al Gore, President Clinton's right hand man for the past eight years. One of these gentlemen is the next leader of the free world. Who that gentleman is will in all likelihood be determined by the Supreme ...