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There were a series of events including tax resistance against British colonists that led to the formation of a congress that adopted the Independence Declaration. This resulted to the foundation of The United States of America. With constitution amendment, abolishment of retrogressive practices like slavery and the emergence of the Manifest Destiny Doctrine a stable government was formed. This paper seeks to assess the history of the American government.
1. The term government refers to a system through which policies of a state are enforced to control its citizens. The government includes legislators, administrators and arbitrators. These positions are acquired through political discourses.
3. Sovereignty is "an attribute of a state in the form of its complete self-sufficiency in the frames of a certain territory that is supreme in its domestic policy and independence in the foreign one" (Story 88). This enables a state to have authority over another.
4. Hegemony refers to a type of leadership where there is imperial dominance.The ruler uses the implied power to geopolitically mediocre states. Rebellion is thus eliminated without direct military action
Theocracy is a means of rule that has raised a lot of debate between the religious rulers and political leaders on who has more power. It is a type of government who are led by religious persons who are divinely guided in their state activities. The source of power is from a supreme being that is God. These leaders must be members of a clergy.
Some of the benefits of this type of leadership is it creates a sagacity of community that is more established. There is also an infallible word of law with strict rules, and a respectable and notable leader since authority is from God (Storey 96).
However, there are disadvantages that come as a result of theocracy, and they outweigh the advantages. According to Storey (98), perversion of the theocracy by
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Jefferson believed that the Congress had no right to license and control the bank, while Hamilton argued that it would be constitutional to empower Congress in this way. Hamilton’s approach was in favor. Jefferson believed that funding the debt would create speculations and penalties for American citizens and that public would be against the federal excise tax.
This created incentives to sell more mortgages, and the rates were reduced so that more people would enter the housing market or expand on what they had. By lowering the standards, there was a built in assumption that a certain number of home owners would fail.
What do you think of this idea, why would you support or oppose the idea? Continuing with the elections may lead to a change of government which may be advisable during that time since the pressing issues had been there for the longest time and that the current administration was not able to do something about the issues but just mere attempts.
What do you think of this idea? Why would you oppose or support the idea? The civil war in the 19th century America was caused by the issues of slavery and racial discrimination in the country. These pressing issues resulted to the upheaval and shook the government that led them to constitutional amendments in order to end the war.
However, since the Second World War, United States of America emerged as a super power alongside Soviet Union. These two powers developed cold relations, which have led to implementation of several social, economic, political, and foreign policies. This paper traces these policies since Second World War to the era of George Bush and how they helped to shape relations of America with other countries.
concerns of the Confederation government included abolishing racism (including slavery), establishment of a unified national government, and equal representation in the government.
11. There was a road crossing the land in a straight line, just to meet at a right angle, to
It was formally known as an act to protect all persons in the United States in their civil rights and furnish the means of vindication.
7. The fourth Amendment was adopted in the year 1868 during the reconstruction period. The Citizenship
Two Acts imposed by the British government to raise revenue towards cushioning the costs of the war: Sugar Act of 1764 and the Stamp Act of 1765. Their imposition catalyzed the animosity towards the British by the