pols_chap_12 - How have presidents used their position to increase the power of the office OR What role has technology played increasing the power and

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How have presidents used their position to increase the power of the office? OR What role has technology played increasing the power and reach of presidents? I believe that technology has played a huge role in increasing the power and reach of presidents. To defend my answer I will be using this definition of technology “science or knowledge put into practical use to solve problems or invent useful tools' ' from yourdictionary.com. Before the initial voting for president even happens the electoral college is the most important part of choosing a president. OpenStax states that the original way of the electoral college did not work and had the be changed because “this approach, the design resulted in controversy in both the 1796 and 1800 elections'' .... ”These controversies led to the proposal and ratification of the Twelfth Amendment, which couples a particular presidential candidate with that candidate’s running mate in a unified ticket.” This gave people running for presidency a better chance of actually winning. Another change was “Article II also states that
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