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First American President Essay Examples

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The Powers and Responsibilities of Being an American President
I would not care to be an American President. The weight of responsibility is too heavy. The power is awesome. If the 20th was the American century, the 21st will be, too--only more so. Of course I'm working from projections that can be negated by events. But as of now they all indicate this. In the last quarter of the 20th...
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The Responsibility of Being the First President of the United States
Five Paragraph Essay March 2001 Taking an oath of office on the balcony of Federal Hall must have been quite an honor for the first president of the United States. George Washington was elected president on April 30th, 1789. This newly established position presented many challenges for him. His new position of authori...
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A Biography of John F. Kennedy, the President of the United States
JFK John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States and the youngest person ever elected to the presidency. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president born during the 20th century. He was born the second of nine children of the wealthy Joseph and Rose Kennedy in Brookline, Ma...
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The Roles and Responsibilities of the United States President
The President of the United States of America has a hefty load. The position he holds is arguably the most important job any American could ever have or want. The President’s primary job is to represent the people of the United States in a manner of equitability from either side of the political spectrum—this primary duty i...
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The Powers and Titles of the President of the United States
Example 1: President Bush Acting as Chief-of-State As Chief-of-State, the President of the United States is an aspiring example for the American people. Unlike other countries such as England--which have honored, respected leaders (ex: the Queen of England) who celebrate national holidays/stand for country ideals--the Un...
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A Research on the Control of the President of the United States on the Lives of the Citizens
Does The President of the United States exert too much control on the lives of the citizens? I think the president has exactly the right amount of control that he needs to have. We can choose where we want to live, who we want to be our leader, where we go, and what we do. There are some matters which the president need...
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American Presidents During the Cold War
For many years in the early 20th century, two world powers with very different forms of government and economy bred contempt and suspicion toward each other's policies. These opposing forces were the United States of America and the Soviet Union. The United States was a capitalist country, believing in political freedom and...
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An Introduction to the Life and Political History of President John Adams
On the eve of his last day in office outgoing President John Adams, a Federalist, appoints 82 Federalist justices. These "midnight judges" as they were called represented a threat to incoming President Thomas Jefferson, a Democrat-Republican. Jefferson feared Federalist interpretation of the law for the next 20 ye...
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An Overview of the Allegation Leveled Against President Nixon
United States v. Nixon, President of the United States Throughout American history, the fear that our leaders may sometimes think themselves above the law has always been evident. The fear is that power brings corruptness. To prevent this, however, the system of checks and balances has been installed into...
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The Actions and Behaviors Expected of the President
Actions and Behavior of the President The broad language of the second article of the Constitution left many questions about the power and authority of the President and the Executive branch of the Federal Government. Since George Washington, each Chief Executive has come to the position with different beliefs on the r...
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The Position of President of the United States of America
The position of President of the United States of America is one of the most visible roles in the world. He is perceived to be the leader of one of the most powerful nations, militarily and economically. The job is very much sought after by a number of Americans. Competition for the role is fierce and a long process of sele...
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A Creative Essay on the Topic of Advice to the President
Advice to the President Mr. President, the moral decline in our country has plummeted since you have been in office. I would like to think that you had no part in this, but I believe that you play a very large role in this issue. First of all, you legalized third-term abortions. You tell us not to kill in the streets, but...
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A Biography of President Andrew Jackson
President Andrew Jackson Like any hall of fame, its inductees are the best in whatever they do, from baseball or football to something like being President. If you are a member of any hall of fame (including the one for the Presidents), it means that you have done something special or have a certain quality about yourself...
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A Biography of George Washington the First President of the United States
Few leaders have ever served their country more unselfishly or in more different ways than did George Washington. After the American Revolution, he was so popular that he might easily have made himself a king or dictator. But he wanted no reward, he said, except the "affection of the free people." George Washingt...
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President William McKinley Biography, Legacy and Accomplishments
President McKinley established so many firsts as a president, its difficult to cover them all. He was the first president to ride in an automobile and the first to campaign for political office using a telephone. He once rode in an electric car, although he could not have known that the vehicle was taking him to his deathbe...
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An Introduction to the Life of John Fitzgerald Kennedy the 35th President of the United States
John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore his achievements we...
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A Comprehensive Life History of John Fitzgerald Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore his achievements we...
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The Role of the First US Administration Led by George Washington in Dealing with Conflicts of the Time
The Administration The first administration of the United States was led by the first president of the United States, George Washington. The administration had to set a precedent for the next administrations of the United States. The administration faced many problems internally and externally. The administration deal...
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The Importance of the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights
The first amendment of the Bill of Rights to the constitution guarantees four freedoms: freedom of religion, speech, press and assembly. The Bill of Rights was passed on December 15, 1791. Since then, the freedoms have been debated, discussed, and fought and died for. Many have immigrated to America to receive those freedom...
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A Review of The First Reactor, a Booklet on the First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Pile
The First Reactor chronicles the conception and implementation of the first self-sustaining nuclear pile. The booklet has three main sections to it. The first one tells of the history and background of the organizations and research that were used for the momentous experiment, as well as the actual proceedings that occurred...
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An Analysis of the Concept of Renting the First Apratment
How To Rent Your First Apartment Renting your first apartment can be a life changing experience. Its the first step to your independence and leaving home. In my opinion it was the best thing that I could ever do. For me it was very exciting to go and view an apartment because when I was there Id close my eyes and imagin...
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A History of the Andrew Jackson Administration in American Politics During the 19th Century
The Andrew Jackson Administration, from 1829 to 1837, was very important in American history. A self-made man, Jackson exemplified republican virtues by restraining a centralized government and promoting the powers of the people. His administration left a lasting impact on American politics. With his extreme usage of the pr...
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A Brief History of the Work of Franklin Roosevelt a President of the United States for More than 12 Years
Franklin Roosevelt Franklin Roosevelt served as president for more than 12 years, longer than any other person. He was the only president elected 4 times. Roosevelt led the United States through its worst depression and through its worst war. He died just 83 days after becoming president for the forth time. Roosevelt to...
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The Problems and the Failure of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)
NAFTA Five Years of Failure In December of 1992, Presidents Salinas (Mexico), Bush (U.S.) and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney of Canada signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Mexican legislature ratified NAFTA in 1993 and the treaty went into effect on January 1, 1994, creating the largest free-tra...
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A Biography of Abraham Lincoln, a Firm Idealist and a Loving President
Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 at sunrise. His birthplace was a one-room log cabin, which was sixteen feet long and eighteen feet wide. The tiny cabin had only one dimly-lit window and hard-packed earth for flooring. When Abraham was six years old he and his sister Sarah walked two miles to a log cabin schoolho...
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