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American democracy- the façade that died the american dream!

The word “democracy” does not exist in the U. S. Constitution or the Declaration of Independence. The country that has forced many developing countries including Japan to democratize, is not a democracy in itself. 478 more words

Democracy

If Abraham Lincoln had died 1861, who would have replaced him?

This is from the National Constitution Center.

A historical what if situation.

February 23rd marks one of the oddest anniversaries in American history, as President-elect Abraham Lincoln was smuggled in disguise in 1861 through Baltimore due to perceived assassination threats. 855 more words

Celebration of Scholarship: Should the electoral college be abolished?

Philippe Mouls (English 1105 Writer)

The Electoral College was set in place by the founding fathers to ensure that the President of the United States was elected by educated electors. 230 more words

Spring 2015 Issue 4

Here Come the Candidates...

Now that a couple of people have actually announced their candidacies for president of the United States of American, I wonder, what is it about running for the job, actually gets a candidate elected? 721 more words

Campaign Funds

Exit 49. Learning is the first step to understanding.

Last night I was at a friend’s housewarming party.  I got into a long and intense conversation about religion and politics with one of her college friends whom I hadn’t met before.  890 more words

All Men Unequal: the troubling math of the electoral college

Ted Cruz announced his intention to run for President of the United States yesterday, kicking of the 2016 election season.  I figured there isn’t any better time to illustrate just how deeply flawed our current system for electing the leader of the United States is.   985 more words

Essays

The Electoral College - Time for a Change?

So What IS the Electoral College?

A bunch of people, 538 exactly, who are supposed (but not necessarily do) represent the majority vote in their area. 671 more words

Elections