The United States of America has existed for many centuries, experiencing many alterations on its course of history. Looking through the eyes of most Americans today and the Americans two hundred years ago is entirely different. There are both positive and negative elements that could be discussed between both generations' diversity. However, government dependency is a downfall at this point in time. The way American people have started to rely on their own government, instead of their own...
Hundreds of constitutions have been used throughout history to outline the main political principles of which a society chooses to operate. To provide an ideal government, each constitution presents its own diverse guidelines for the institution it serves. In the United States there is a federal constitution, as well as individual state constitutions. The federal constitution and the Texas state constitution, although similar in their fundamental principles, are vastly different. The United...
Mohamed El Baradei, Head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said:"Every country has a right to introduce nuclear power, as well as the responsibility to do it right... Nuclear power has obvious attractions for both developed and developing countries. Developing countries need access to electricity to help lift their people out of poverty and many are turning to the agency for guidance on how to proceed "[1]. The Islamic Republic of...
Marxism and Economic Liberalism as commercial policies were questioned by Smith as to whether they would increase or decrease the wealth of a nation. Smith proposed the following criterion in support of free trade rather than protectionism. High tariffs created domestic monopolies resulting in higher prices leading to sloth, mismanagement and a failure to innovate. The most efficient allocation of resources was attained by self-interested individuals acting on their own behalves. Opportunity...
Introduction          A. Being an American has many great benefits because we have many rights as an individual like privacy, a strong constitution and a centralized government with balanced powers.  As the people of the United States we have the right to vote to express our beliefs and to hear our voice. According to free dictionary.com voting is defined as "a formal expression of preference for a candidate for office or for a proposed resolution of an issue". We face with many...
The Middle East has been a hot-zone for the United States for decades, and even more so in recent years after the tragic September 11th attacks, which set the stage for the wars the United States is now fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq. When looking at the history of American involvement in the Middle East in the last sixty years, it's easy to perceive that the United States has often gotten involved in the region in a manner that favors narrow partisan interests and goes against its own...
Federalism can be defined as a sovereign state with central and regional governments that can directly regulate the activities of its citizens (McRoberts, Page. Typically, the areas of activities regulated by the levels of government are set out in a constitutional document that can't be unilaterally altered by one level of government or another. Canada's constitutional creators chose to dub Canada a Confederation, a system in which the member states are sovereign with equal power to the...
Can we imagine a world in which wise and impartial international regulators would have the authority to implement the right set of norms and policies to safeguard mankind's cultural inheritance, natural and built environments, esthetic and life saving values for future generations? Creating transnational governance systems to deal with these multiple issues constitutes one of the greatest challenges of our times. Contemporary problems are closely interconnected and interdependent, they cannot...
Everyone living in the U.S. today, other than Native Americans, have descendents that have come from other countries in the past few centuries. They also brought their customs and practices with them, and in doing so have successfully created a melting pot of cultures within the US. It is this reason that most People in the US these days don't know much about where they came from, other than from their mothers. Fortunately, I don't have this problem, as I have know from a young age that my...
The science of government; that part of ethics which has to do with the regulation and government of a nation or state, the preservation of its safety, peace, and prosperity, the defense of its existence and rights against foreign control or conquest, the augmentation of its strength and resources, and the protection of its citizens in their rights, with the preservation and improvement of their morals. Politician:A politician or political leader (from Greek "polis") is an individual...