capitalism - aid the British in a takeover of West Florida...

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Clifford Poulard Prof. Jacqueline Keil Politics PolitriKKKs Capitalism, what is capitalism. The dictionary defines capitalism as an economic system in which the means of production and distribution are privately or corporately owned and development is proportionate to the accumulation and reinvestment of profits gained in a free market. Now in the past few years we have seen what capitalism has done to America. We have been forced to give up our money to wealthy business owners who have been caught trying to tarnish the American economy. If anything capitalism is filled with crime and corruption. The crimes are things such as insider trading, fake insurance scams, covering up bribes as CEOs fixing the books to hide loss and absolute theft. There has been corruption in the American government since we first gained freedom from the English. For example, 1797 Senator William Blount was expelled from the Senate for trying to
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Unformatted text preview: aid the British in a takeover of West Florida 300 USD which was at least worth a few thousand in those days. In 1807 Aaron Burr allegedly tried to seize a large part of the Louisiana Purchase and establish his own country. In 1811 General James Wilkinson: was appointed to be Governor of the upper Louisianna Purchase. He then conspired with Spain to get Kentucky to secede from the Union in order to be allowed shipping on the Mississippi. While researching political scandals and corruption in America there were 812 from 1776 – 2010. The Micheal Moore’s film Capitalism talks about corruption in America over the past 50 plus years. He talks about his childhood, where he explains that from 1950 to 1963, most of the working classs individuals paid 91% or 92% of their income above $200,000 to the federal government....
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