How did Obama win the presidential election of 2012?
At the conclusion of the 2012 presidential election, President Obama had won a second term in
office defeating Republican rival Governor Romney. The President won 332 electoral votes wh
To what extent is judicial review a political process?
The Supreme Courts decision to only hear certain cases, while turning others away, may itself be
seen as political, as these decisions reflect the issues considered most important by the Judges.
Going into September, McCain held a slim lead in the opinion polls. However, on 4 November 2008,
Barack Obama won decisively, with 365 Electoral College votes (to 173 for McCain) and 53 per cent
of the popular vote, which was the highest winning margin fo
Supreme Court appointments are always controversial Discuss
In writing this essay I intend to prove that the Supreme Court appointments are controversial but not
always controversial as despite certain candidates being confirmed to the co
Using examples, explain the limitation of the Supreme Courts power
The main way of limiting the courts power lies with judicial implementation, the process by which a
courts decision is enforced. The executive branch must enforce court de
The US system of checks and balances is ineffective, discuss
In the system set up by the U.S. Constitution, the national government is divided into three
branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. These three branches are not indepen
To what extent are midterm elections merely a referendum on the performance
of the President?
In this essay I intend to prove that midterm elections are indeed a referendum on the president as it
is ultimately the record of the president
Who are the founding fathers and why did they issue the declaration of
The founding fathers fought the revolutionary war and were instrumental in the creation of the USA
as a new independent nation away from Great Britain. T
Analyse the role of the Supreme Court in relation to moral and social issues
The role of the Supreme Court in relation to moral and social issues is to resolve the disputes that
arise as a result and which cannot be settled without legal
How important are modern day national conventions?
The modern day national conventions play an important role in the presidential nomination
process as they are crucial for parties in choosing their presidential candidate which is done
To what extent is there disagreement about how effectively the
constitution protects freedom?
There is a small amount of disagreement over whether or not the US constitution protects
freedom for the average American citizen as whilst many
What are the most important rights contained in the Bill of Rights and why are
they so important?
Out of the twenty seven ratified amendments to the US constitution, ten of these form the basis of
what is known as the bill of rights which