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  • Functions Of A State
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    The state plays a crucial part in society today and is central to the study of economic and political geography. In order to define the functions of a state, it is at first necessary to define the 'state' and what it, in itself represents. Collins Concise English Dictionary (Third Edition-1992) interprets the state as, .".. a sovereign political power or community... ". or. ".. the body politic of a particular sovereign power... ". In short, the state is seen as being the governing body of a nat...
  • Multi Party System In France
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    Comparative Politics: The United States vs. France There are few countries in the world who have very similar electoral systems but continue to have differing amounts of political parties. These similarities and differences are best described in the relationship between France and the United States. Despite similar electoral systems, France has multiple political parties while the United States has only two major parties. I will argue that the United States needs this two party system in order t...
  • American Party After Many Northern Delegates
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    For the presidential election of 1856, the Democrats nominated James Buchanan and John Breckenridge, the newly formed Republican party nominated John Fremont and William Drayton, the American [or Know-Nothing] party nominated former president Millard Fillmore and Andrew Donelson, and the Abolition Party nominated Gerrit Smith and Samuel McFarland. Buchanan started his political career as a state representative in Pennsylvania, was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1821, appointed m...
  • Party To The Treaty
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    NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO) Introduction: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a US-oriented defense alliance that was formed on August 24, 1949 through a treaty, which was signed on April 4, 1949 by Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the UK and the USA. The basic aim of this alliance was to protect European states from the possible aggression by USSR, which after the Second War looked determined to expand he...
  • Republican Party
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    The Republican Party: Overall Issues, 1860-1868 The Republican party during the 1860's was known as the party more concerned with 'civil rights' and the common American. This came about through a series of sweeping changes in the party that occurred during two major time periods: the 1860-1864 and 1864-1868. The changes in the party reflected the attitude in the North as opposed to the confederate, democratic South. The main issue that divided the two was slavery and its implications for control...
  • Democratic Party's Main Opposition
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    1. Alexander Hamilton - He was one of the earliest and most active nationalists, believing that the continental congress needed to be strengthened or overthrown in favor a new, more imposing federal government that could legislate within the states, which the continental congress could not do. Hamilton was the spokesman for an active government, stressing the principle of government 'Responsibility', against the Jeffersonian / Madisonian principle of public vigilance and suspicion of government ...
  • Important Role In Irish Politics 2 4
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    2. Country environments: 2.1. General information: Size / area (in sq. km): 84,412 km^2 (32,591 sq mi) Capital city: Dublin Climate: Overall, Ireland has a mild, but changeable, Oceanic climate with few extremes Population: slightly under six million (2006/7), with almost 4.25 million in the Republic of Ireland (1.7 million in Greater Dublin) and an estimated 1.75 million in Northern Ireland (0.6 million in Greater Belfast). Racial: Caucasian Ethnic groups: largely homogeneous, Irish, with Engli...
  • Mixed 7 3 And Other 0 1
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    Jamaica as a comparison to the United States The island of Jamaica is located in the Caribbean a region known for its tropical climate. It is one of the three islands in the Northern Caribbean forming the Greater Antilles. It stretches 146 miles from eat to west and lies 90 miles to the South of Cuba and 100 miles to the South-west of Haiti. Jamaica has the world's seventh largest natural harbor (Kingston Harbor) strategically located on the north / south east / west axis through the Caribbean, ...

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