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Thacher 1 Davey Thacher English 1205 September 9, 2009 Jessica A. Broaddus The Two Party System I hope that every VT student reading this knows that in America there are two major parties, the democrats and republicans, which are the basis of how people vote and show their political views. However, from what I have seen in history while studying in history class I believe that this is very wrong, especially after seeing the type of government that is used in the United States of America. It was first advised against by our very first president George Washington during in one of his speeches in which he established many traditions that are still followed today. Such that a president will give a farewell address, setup his own set of advisors called the cabinet, and only serve for a maximum of two terms. He was a brilliant man, and to many the best President and leader this country has ever seen. He was right ?it was best explained by Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States of America who is also considered to be one of the best presidents, during the American civil war. “A house divided cannot stand.” Which quoted by AL means that while you may have two separate ideas, that does not mean that you band together as separate nations or groups, but still as American citizens who will use democracy to decide the issue. In this form of government it was supposed to be voted on as an issue, and the government would represent
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2010 for the course HIST 1024 taught by Professor Becker during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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