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The Use of Fiscal Policies by the Government
Fiscal Policy Fiscal policy is the use of government spending and revenue collection
to influence the economy. The government uses fiscal policies are used to
achieve economic growth, full employment, and price stability. Fiscal
policy decisions, which include how much to spend and how much to tax, are
some of the mos...
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An Analysis of the Advantages of the First-To-Invent Patent Protection System in Comparison to the First-To-File System
Patent protection is the right given to an inventor by the US
government that prevents other people from manufacturing, using, importing,
or selling an invention in the US without the consent of the discoverer.
Two systems have been used to issue patent protection. In the first-to-
invent system, the first person to make an...
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The Importance of Learning From Past Mistakes: The United States' Nuclear Program in Iran Is a Mistake
There is a famous experiment where five monkeys are put in an enclosed area, and in the middle is a ladder with bananas on the top. Whenever a monkey went up the ladder, the other monkeys would be sprayed with cold water. After some time, every time a monkey attempted to climb up the ladder, the rest would pull him down and...
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The Consequences of the Alien and Sedition Acts in the United States
John Adams, the 2nd president of the United States of America, once said “Fear is the foundation of most governments; but it is so sordid and brutal a passion, and renders men in whose breasts it predominates so stupid and miserable, that Americans will not be likely to approve of any political institution which is founded...
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An Essay Analyzing the Disagreements between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists
“Truth and Compromise (or was it Consequences?)” Many people naively believe that political polarization is a recent phenomenon. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Going back the founding of the American republic, American politics have been contentious, and even vitriolic. Although the issues have changed, the gener...
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A Comparison between the European Union and the North American Free Trade Agreement
“Report – EU vs. NAFTA” The major political theme that is being played out across elections is of nativism and distrusted of foreign trade agreements. In Europe, this led the British to make a surprise exit from the European Union (EU) after a ballot referendum, and in the U.S. anti-free trade rhetoric has given rise to ca...
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The Difference between Political Theory and Political Ideology
What is the difference between political theory and political ideology? Political theory is recognizing political conflict exists in different aspects and trying to figure out the best solution that will benefit society as a whole. Political ideology is a group of ideas that are used to win power within the state or to main...
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A Comparison of the Similarities and Differences Between the Ancient Rome Republic and the American Republic
The United States of America, arguably, the greatest republic of the modern age. The Roman Republic, SPQR, The Senate and people of Rome. Though almost 2000 years of history separate these two great Republics, there are many distinct similarities in the structures of the two governments, as well as similarities in the divis...
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A History and Examples of City-States
Although a foreign concept to many, the concept of a city-state originated
as one of the most basic forms of sovereignty. At it's core, the city state
is simply a self governing entity, without any attachments to an outside
power. Differentiation between a city-state and other entities such as
countries and kingdoms consist...
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An Examination of the Struggle Between Rawlsian Welfare Liberalism and Nozickian Laissez-faire Liberalism According to Amia Srinivasan
Amia Srinivasan outlines the struggle between Rawlsian welfare liberalism and Nozickian laissez-faire liberalism. Is it moral to let the economy work itself out, or does the government need to step in and intervene to create a healthier system? Is wealth inequality natural and a part of the economy, or is it unjust and in n...
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