Of the People, by the People, for the People

Probably no other event in our national annals has evoked such a variety of contradictory legends as the delivery of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. This circumstance is the more remarkable because the event did not occur in an early Colonial period from which few authentic sources have survived, but at a relatively late period in national […]

Samuel Huntington The Clash of Civilizations

THE NEXT PATTERN OF CONFLICT WORLD POLITICS IS entering a new phase, and intellectuals have not hesitated to proliferate visions of what it will be — the end of history, the return of traditional rivalries between nation states, and the decline of the nation state from the conflicting pulls of tribalism and globalism, among others. […]

Critically evaluate the notion that the EU is controlled by a host of unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats

Over the last 50 years, the European Union has grown not only economically but also politically from the original six members. Many would say that The European Union has provided stability, peace and economic wealth for its member states. It has helped to raise standards of living, built an internal market, launched the Euro and […]

What was the Grand Alliance, and how did it come to the Cold War?

The Grand Alliance was the grouping of Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union during the war. They formed on account of their common goal, to defeat Germany and her allies. They decided on nothing to do with what would happen after the war, only that they would not stop until they accomplished their […]

George Washington’s Greatest Achievements

Though George Washington is probably best known as the father of our country, he also achieved a great deal during his two terms of presidency (1789-1797), as the first president of the United States. On February 4, 1789, he became the unanimous choice of the Electoral college, and upon being notified on April 14, Washington […]

Does ‘hyperpluralism’ have a negative or positive influence upon democracy in the US ?

In order to answer the question posed it would be first appropriate to define the term hyperpluralism. “Hyperpluralism is the theory of government and politics contending that groups are so strong that government is weakened, an extreme, exaggerated, and perverse form of pluralism”[1] Therefore hyperpluralism states that due to a large number of groups it […]

Outline differences between statutory and independent service provision

Statutory service Independent service Services that are set up and regulated by the government. Set up by the private sector (independent companies) This means that government has decided that everyone who has a particular need must be able to access the service. They offer paid services of those covered by insurance. Government provides the money […]

The Dehumanization of America

Living in America, we experience comfort, luxury, and independence. Essentially, we are able to think how we want to think and live how we want to live without ever having to worry about some petty act of violence or other misconduct befalling us. We are in control of our own lives. Because of our incredibly […]