Essays Tagged: "presidential election"

Loss of freedome through Apathy

s it is our single most powerful instrument of self government. It is the American vote and in this Presidential election it is a right 250 million chose to ignore.This year I had the great opportunit ... hat senior citizens above 60 have the highest voter turn-out of any age group in this country. Both Presidential candidates this year have appealed strongly for medical reforms with this group especia ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The New Deal in the US

delegated specifically to the legislative branch. Franklin D. Roosevelt had just beat Hoover in a presidential election just under five months before he called the legislature in for a special sessi ...

(4 pages) 246 0 3.8 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

US Social security crisis

The Presidential election will be coming up this November and the question that many of Americans have o ...

(2 pages) 188 0 3.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Lessons Learned: Vietnam and the Gulf War

Vietnam and the Gulf War"No new taxes." This is a quote that most all of us remember from the 1992 presidential election. Along with it we remember that there were new taxes during that presidents te ... xes during that presidents term in office. There are a myriad of promises made and things done in a presidential election year that have questionable motives as to whether they are done in the best in ...

(6 pages) 158 0 3.5 Jul/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Effects of Third Party Politics on Presidential Elections

ot in any way limit the structure of the politicalsystem to two parties. In fact, there has been no presidential election where therewere only two candidates; however, third-party candidates are rarel ... wever, on a few occasions, third party candidates havebeen able to make a significant impact on the presidential election process such asGeorge Wallace in 1968 and H. Ross Perot in 1992.Through ninete ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The radio in the 1920's.

st true station, KDKA Pittsburgh, PA. KDKA broadcast scheduled music programs, sports, and the 1920 presidential election. By 1924 the radio listeners numbered twenty-million." (Academic American Ency ...

(2 pages) 8485 1 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

What are the reasons fo US involvement in south vietnam?

Source A is an extract from a book written by Senator John F Kennedy in 1956 (four years before his presidential election). The source outlines the American domino theory, a label given to the America ...

(3 pages) 76 1 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Presidential Scandals In the Last 30 Years.

Over the years, there have been many presidential scandals. Some have been recent and others happened over thirty years ago. In 1972, Ric ... e trust of Americans because they felt that the government lied to them.Nixon had wanted to win the presidential election big and he had many people do illegal things for him. In June of 1972, five of ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of FDR's New Deal, continued through LBJ's Great Society, and attacked by Ronald Reagan.

In 1932, America was three years into the Great Depression. The presidential election that year presented a choice between Republican Herbert Hoover and Democrat Fr ...

(8 pages) 264 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Rev. Al Sharpton political strategy, and relevance to race in US.

the question, is race an issue in his bid for democratic nomination, and would it be an issue in a presidential election?The answer to both questions is a decided yes. Sharpton's appeal has been most ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Electoral College Reform.

lt to find another election that could possibly compare in importance and popularity as that of the presidential election. This election encompasses by far the greatest electorate and the most direct ... ge electorate. It is a four-year anticipation in which hundreds of millions of dollars are spent on presidential campaigns, and people's dreams are either shattered or realized. This election defines ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Presidential Election- process analysis on the presidential election.

The founding fathers set up the Presidential Election so that the people would be able to govern themselves, instead of being ruled ... t is. Understanding this process may help people to realize why they need to become involved in the Presidential Election.Becoming a candidate for presidency in a political party is not as easy as ann ... l convention, delegates from each state cast vote for who will represent the political party in the presidential election until a majority is reached. Then, the candidate must choose a running mate fo ...

(3 pages) 214 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Present Government and Bush

secret Thanksgiving trip to Iraq prompted predictable gushing from major media. As we head toward a presidential election, mainstream media and their pundits are telling us Bush will be difficult to b ...

(4 pages) 116 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Electoral college. a persuasive essay on reasons why the electoral college should be changed.

ing for the president? Not you. We live in a society where your votedoesn't directly count during a presidential election. This is due to an antiquatedsystem called the electoral college. The electora ... tly. This was done so that "popular passion," wouldn't factor in as much.Basically they didn't want presidential campaigns to become purely advertisementcampaigns. (third party times)But there are a f ...

(4 pages) 338 3 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A teenagers view on politics

n't fully comprehend why every news broadcast opened and closed with some reference to the upcoming presidential election in November. I was used to hearing about Kobe or Martha, people I could recogn ... y friends to vote was looking bleak, I came across an MTV special in which a soldier was asking the presidential candidates some questions about issues pertaining to the 18-24 year old age group. My e ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The 1960's

an Kennedy, but Kennedy looked younger, that was like most Americans citizens. When Kennedy won the presidential election of 1961 he became the youngest elected president. There were some act ...

(2 pages) 40 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Richard Nixon Biography

eight years.After eight years of being Vice President, Richard Nixon lost to John F. Kennedy in the presidential election in 1960, and he also lost the bid to run for governor of California in 1962. F ... e for the Vietnam War, his income tax returns, and the security expenses that took place during his presidential term.In July of 1974 three Articles of Impeachment were ordered to Richard Nixon for th ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Electoral College

IntroductionWhen Americans vote for a President and Vice President, they are actually voting for presidential electors, known collectively as the Electoral College. It is these electors, chosen by ... delegations; at present, the number of electors per state ranges from three to 55, for 538. In each presidential election year, political parties and other groupings in each state, usually at a state ...

(5 pages) 156 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

1928 election

21, 1997 The year of 1828 was a tumultuous year in American politics. It so happened that it was a presidential election year. The election of 1828 was different from any other presidential election ... ampaign. The two modern aspects evident in the campaign were horrific mudslinging and the choice of presidential electors by a popular vote. The two men running for the office of president that year w ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Persuasive Essay: Re-election of our Dear President

ch an intelligent and adroit President.Surely most American citizens are well aware of the upcoming Presidential election of 2004. They then must also be aware of the sheer magnitude of Democratic con ...

(2 pages) 74 2 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians