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  • Vote For A Democratic Candidate
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    The democratic society consist of the working class, it determines how much money they gain or how much tax they will be paying for the year. So they'd wanted o chose a candidate that will benefit them. He democratic society also seemed like it wanted to be heard in this year's election. They spent million of dollars on making ads, posters, and billboards that would interest the average middle class citizen to go out and vote. The democratic society also was aware that the republicans were going...
  • Democratic Party In The 2004 Election
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    In 2004, the election has been the "biggest" news of the year. In 2000, the presidential election was marred by turmoil and scandal over the Florida punch card votes and alleged racial discrimination acts against minorities at the polls. The article, "Poll: U.S. Voters Skeptical of Elections" revisits the horror of the 2000 election and examines the current position of voters, Republicans, and Democrats on the accuracy of our (the U.S.) voting methods. The article states that six out of every te...
  • Little New Deal
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    In an era where men worked hard for what they had but had little to show for it. When large corporate owners were refusing to allow workers into unions came about the New Deal. This proposal would not just change the lives of the workers during this time, it would change the lives of Americans for years to come. In the Steel Valley of Western Pennsylvania, 1937, the elections of government officials had changed from years past. There was realignment of the political parties and the political par...
  • Symbolic Of The Egalitarianism Of The Day
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    In America during the Jacksonian era, and egalitarian, democratic culture emerged. Male suffrage was extended to include ever larger portions of the public. The lines between Elites and the commoners began to disappear. A higher percentage of the eligible voters voted than ever before, and they increasingly voted for men they perceived as their equals. Expanding across the Appalachian, the nation bag an to change in profound ways. The young states of Kentucky, and Tennesee, had for example insti...
  • Harrison
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    President Harrison's single term fell between the two terms of Grover Cleveland, a Democrat. Cleveland was popular with the people but unpopular with political leaders. Harrison was popular with neither. There was indeed something of a mystery in his being elected at all. He was serious and dignified, not a hand-shaking politician and not a leader of men. On July 1, 1862, Lincoln called for more troops. Harrison went to the governor, who asked him to recruit a regiment. On his way back to his of...
  • Hyde's Key Issues Concerning The November Election
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    type: Term Paper body: The biannual Congressional elections offer a number of insights into the principles and practices that guide our democratic system. They are a major barometer of the attitude that the American people have toward the government. The level of confidence that people have in the system and the stance that they take on particular issues are often discernible through an examination of the election results. The recent, 1998 election offers us a number of facts and a tremendous am...
  • Votes In Election Of 1912
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    1812 The election of 1812 consisted of a battle between James Madison, and DeWitt Clinton. Madison had represented both Democratic and Republican beliefs, while Clinton was a Federalist. James Madison was born in Port Conway, Va., on March 16, 1751. A Princeton graduate, he joined the struggle for independence on his return to Virginia in 1771. He had been an active politician in the 1770's and 1780's. He was greatly know for championing the Jefferson reform program, and in the Continental Congr...
  • Democratic Elections
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    Zakaria points out that many despots came to power through democratic means, often with large majorities. Democratically elected Salvador Allende came to power in Chile with only 36% of the vote - and enacted some illiberal policies. In contrast, Zakaria observes that there are countries that do not hold elections, but have been run as "liberal autocracies" that have created the conditions for sound economies and robust civil institutions (Pastor 255). Countries like Singapore or Tunisia are not...
  • Berisha's Democratic Party
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    Albania, one of Europe's smallest countries, is situated in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula. It has a 360-km (225-mi) coastline on the Adriatic and Ionian seas and is bounded on the north by Yugoslavia, on the east by Macedonia, and on the southeast by Greece. The Albanians' name for their country, Shqip eri, which means "eagles' land", aptly suggests Albania's isolated, rugged terrain and its strongly independent people. In the 1990's, after more than four decades of Communist rule, Al...
  • Governor Of Oregon
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    When the 2002 elections came about and John Kitzhaber's terms as governor of Oregon were a thing of the past, it left a wide open office to be claimed. This statement, yet true, may not hold up as far as the office being left open. Oregon as a state has elected a Democratic governor for the past twenty years, this would mean that any Democrat wanting to run for the governor of Oregon already had a good step on the other candidates as far as history would show. This definitely was one thing taken...
  • Bill Clinton
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    After the Democrats lost their ill-gotten majority in the Senate after the 2002 mid-term elections, national pundits searched high and low to determine the cause behind such a seismic shift in American politics. This shift has been taking place for the last twenty years, and the Republican party seems to be on the verge of establishing a majority for a generation. The pundits swarmed to their leader, Bill Clinton, who had been out of the spotlight for days after the election results. "Please, Bi...
  • Dickey And Ross
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    The 4th Congressional District is historically a Democratic district. It occupies almost the entire southern geographical half of Arkansas, from the Mississippi River to the Ouachita Mountains, the Delta to Texarkana. The formal demographics consist as fallows; Area: 18,044 sq. mi. Population: 585,202; Voting Age 429,638 Cities: Pine Bluff Urbanization: Rural 52%, Suburban 33%, Urban 14% Minorities: Black 27%, Hisp 1% Immigration: Born 99%, Naturalized 0%, Alien 0% Housing: Own 73%, Rent 27%, Ho...

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