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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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