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  • Discussion Of The Constitution's Ratification Process
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    Government by the People, For the People The new constitution, thought to bring to power a centralized form of Government, actually establishes a Democratic Republic. In "Federalist #39, Madison's main objective is to explain to the skeptics of the constitution that it truly calls for a democratic form of government, and not for a strict National one. He does this by showing his readers two key points; Discussion of the setup and ratification process for this new constitution, as well as how the...
  • Money Amendment 33
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    Why Amendment 33 is a Great Idea These are a few reasons why amendment 33 is a great idea for the state of Colorado. This ballot proposal for 2003 will create 25 million dollars in benefits for tourism (the promotion of tourism is Colorado). Next, Colorado will get to keep 61% of the profits made from the video lottery terminals; currently other states casinos give them a 14% return (Confused). Third, this amendment will create jobs for our slumping economy. Last of all, we will be able to offer...
  • United Canada
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    Press Conference Speech-2099 Jeremy Colin Newell Hanover College Hanover, Indiana Welcome ladies and gentlemen to the biggest conference since July 4, 1776. I come to you today to inform you of a new relationship we have formed with our neighboring country Canada. Many of you know that experiments of cloning have been becoming more and more elaborate with each year and some of you know that a number of these experiments have been successful. I am here today to tell you that one of our neighborin...
  • Eu Law Enforcement
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    To answer this question I will firstly explain how EU law became incorporated within the member states I will then explain the various types of EU legislation's in circulation. This is important to define as the various types of methods will involve different enforcement procedures. Finally I will explain how EU law is enforced and the ways EU law will effect the member state and individual businesses. I will summarise my findings at the end of the essay, this will give details of all the key id...
  • State Legislatures Vote
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    The falls of this country are due to the Articles of Confederation and a weak centralized government. To correct this, a strong national government will need to take its place. The majority of this delegation wishes to accept the Constitution as the new federal government of the United States. Many good arguments were brought up during the proceedings such as William Paterson's view of revising the Articles and proposing the union of the states as merely federal. Alexander Hamilton's idea of a s...
  • Different Classes The City
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    The Noble Lie In book, Socrates begins to describe criteria for an ideal city. Socrates begins by describing who should rule this ideal city. He feels that they must choose guardians who have the state's interest at heart, because they see it identical with their own interest. Socrates feels that the guardians will be the backbone of the state who will protect the state and the people. And, that the guardians will help to provide the education to the people. Once Socrates establishes the idea of...
  • Citizens In Rousseau's State
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    For one to be a good citizen, there are certain expectations a person must follow to achieve this goal. While many people have their own ideas of what makes a good citizen, there is little consensus to exactly what this would be. Thomas Hobbes and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in their books The Leviathan and The Social Contract, create a system of political governing where the citizen plays a certain role and has certain expectations to carry out this role for the governmental system to work properly....
  • Own Peripheral States
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    Geopolitics is the relationship between the geography among nation states, and the state is an a territory with a sovereign body exercising predominantly within its geographic borders, and occasionally outside of them. Geopolitics can explain volatile relationships between a powerful core state and the states located at the periphery. The people occupying a region identify with the turf as being their land and these individuals or groups will go through great lightens to protect and defend their...
  • Machiavelli For One Year
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    'An Outline and Arguments on The Prince by Machiavelli' Niccolo Machiavelli was a very knowledgeable man. He was born in Florence in 1469 and when he was of the age 43 he wrote The Prince. His first admission into politics happened in 1498 with the title as Secretary to the Second Chancery of the Signoria. He held this job through the year 1512 right before the Medici took over Florence. He was very faithful to his elders and to the policies of the government. In 1502 he became assistant to Sode...
  • Social Class And Social Equality
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    The United States was established on July 4, 1776 with the Declaration of Independence. Since the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the United States has gone through many changes and will continue to change for years to come. As I think of the future of this country I dream of how America may be in 2100, it will be extremely different. No one can predict exactly how the nation will change, but there are many differing opinions. The United States will change in many ways such as social...
  • 15 Billion Bond Issue And The Budget
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    California's Republican governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, outlined a budget proposal January 9 that constitutes a massive assault on health, education and other social service programs upon which millions of people in the state rely. The $99 billion budget is aimed at eliminating a $14.3 billion gap between expected tax revenues and expenditures. It will include $4.6 billion in cuts, $1 billion in fund shifts from gasoline taxes (by postponing road construction projects) and an additional $2 bill...
  • Tattoo Parlors
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    Tattooing in Oklahoma. Tattooing is illegal in our state of Oklahoma. We are the last state in the union not to have this type of body art. I have read in the Daily Oklahoman about a bill has been introduced to Oklahoma legislation that would legalize tattooing in our state. Some citizens think this would be something we need in our state. If we would pass this bill our state would not receive the economic rewards other suitable industry could produce. Children would be able to make permanent ma...
  • State Of New York Investigators
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    Currently there are only about twelve or so day-care investigators on Long Island, whose responsibilities are to inspect and monitor all 1,659 providers caring for 35,319 preschool children in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. This number of investigators is insufficient, and has hindered the ability of these two counties to properly inspect the quality of day care in their areas. These inspectors are called licensors or licensing representatives, who are civil servants and make a maximum of $44,739 ...
  • California Economy
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    As California's electricity crisis unfolded, there was much talk about using the state's "surplus" to fend off high energy costs. Indeed, in recent years the surplus has been regarded as the answer to just about any social need in California. There is just one problem, evident in the governor's budget documents but ignored by the public and the Legislature. In the current fiscal year ending June 30, California is running a deficit. And the budget proposals for the next fiscal year similarly proj...
  • Obligation To Die For The State
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    Travis Randall Travis Randall PS 208 1/31/00 541-21-0093 "The Obligation to Die for the State" In his essay Michael Walzer discusses the political obligation citizens have to their state. In order to have a running community and society you have to work together and make difficult decisions. These decisions can alter you and the people around drastically in both positive and negative ways but are necessary to have a working "State". It's not only hard decisions but obligations you have to your s...
  • Paramilitary Groups In Yugoslavia
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    Security Committee Topic A: Disarmament of Paramilitary Groups in the Former Yugoslavia Argentina The Committee on Disarmament and International Security has taken upon the task of disarming paramilitary groups in Yugoslavia. It is important that we examine states' policies toward disarmament and prevention of the proliferation of light weapons. While states generally support active and forceful disarmament of paramilitary groups, it is important to note that some nations have a stronger commitm...
  • Citizens In Rousseau's State
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    The States of Hobbes and Rousseau For an individual to be considered a good citizen, there are certain expectations they must follow to attain this objective. In their books The Leviathan and The Social Contract, Thomas Hobbes and Jean-Jacques Rousseau create a system of political governing where the citizen plays a certain role and has certain expectations to carry out this role for the governmental system to work properly. Both men have quite different opinions in regards to the roles of citiz...
  • States Men And Legislatures
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    Thoreau starts of by saying that he believes the State will take his work of his hands, making him no better than anyone. The Constitution, though not perfect, is respectable. Many have interpret them, but he, seen from a higher perspective, states that who shall judge them and say what they are? The government doesn't bother him much. He believes that if a man is free in thought, fancy, and imagination, than anyone who is less wise cannot bother him. Everyone has different thoughts. States-men ...
  • Chapter Eleven Law States
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    The North American Free Trade Agreement joined the United States, Mexico, and Canada in one of the world's largest free trade zones. Over ten years, tariffs on most products were to be progressively removed. In the five years proceeding, additional tariffs would be eliminated. During the Clinton administration, in 1994, the first of the proposed reductions took place. The opponents of the agreement felt that the union would cause lowered standards in health and environmental control, job loss, a...
  • Prince's Own Troops
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    Chapter I: The Kinds of Principalities and the Means by Which They Are Acquired Machiavelli describes the different kinds of states, arguing that all states are either republics or principalities. Principalities can be divided into hereditary principalities and new principalities. New principalities are either completely new or new appendages to existing states. By fortune or strength, a prince can acquire a new principality with his own army or with the arms of others. Chapter II: Hereditary Pr...

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