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An Analysis of President George W. Bush's Speech After the 9/11 Attacks
This document was originally given as a speech by President George W. Bush to the American people after the 9/11 terrorist attack. This is the speech that not only consoled America, but set the groundwork of the response to the terrible and horrific attack on American soil. Much like certain Israelis (especially those who l...
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A Comparison of the Varying Ideas of Niccolo Machiavelli and Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The Varying Ideas of Two Great Minds Machiavelli’s and Rousseau’s ideas about government and the people who make it up vary widely. Niccolò Machiavelli stresses the idea that the end justifies the means. Machiavelli illustrates his idea through promotion of unscrupulous deeds and of might as a means to make right. The need...
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A Comparison of Today's World With the Roman Empire
Is there anything we can learn from Rome Example? There are many things that we can learn from Rome. Governments begin to fail when they lose sight of all that's going on under their watch. Rome got too big physically; we've become too complex operationally. Rome sought ever-increasing military might, a goal that emptied t...
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A Mix of Political Views within My Family
From the age of 16, I have found myself learning more about the
certain ways things are done - in short, I have learned about different
views. I've been in plenty of disagreements with my parents and/or
grandparents on certain viewpoints or opinions. Nonetheless, there are
times where we have communicated, and have found to...
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An Analysis of Barack Obama's Speech for Nomination as a Presidential Candidate for the Democratic Party in the United States
In Barack Obama’s speech “A More Perfect Union”, delivered on March 18, 2008, was a speech for a contest to be nominated as a presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. In Obama’s speech, he focuses on the racial issues that divide America and keeps America from becoming great. His speech was written in a time of gr...
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An Analysis of the Lincoln-Douglass Debates
The Lincoln Douglas Debates crystallized an argument that Americans had with each other since the founding of the Nation. Everyone had an opinion on slavery and on the right of each state to regulate or restrict the practice. These debates were the point in time where those opinions came to the forefront of political disco...
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An Essay Studying My Personal Political Affiliation
Political Party Research Paper With the presidential election just around the corner, and the majority of my class turning 18 years old this school year, politics and the election are a HUGE deal to the senior class. In this paper I will go into a detailed explanation of my personal political affiliation, who I am voting f...
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An Analysis of Reasons Why People Support War
“The Nazi in the Mirror” A major goal of the field of international relations is being able to understand and predict when conflicts and wars will take place. Interestingly, a major contribution to this field of study was made by the Nazi minister Hermann Goering. While at the Nuremberg Trials, Goering remarked that, “Natu...
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A Critique of the Sources of Soviet Conduct, an Article by George Frost
The Sources of Soviet Conduct George Frost Kennan’s article, “The Sources of Soviet Conduct,” shaped the Cold War policy of the United States greatly. Kennan’s article focuses on the post-World War II era, the Cold War, and the influence and expansion of Communism the Soviet Union had on the countries surrounding them. I...
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Democracy as a Millian Tocque-Villain
Democracy as a Millian Tocque-villain As the novel idea of democracy gained steam in the 19th century, people ran into the problem of whether this form of government would destroy the very individuality and individual rights it was designed to protect. Although widely accepted today, it was not always clear that democracy...
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