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In the US, a Democrat is a member of the Democratic Party, one of the two primary political parties. Its progressive and social liberal platforms are considered center-left in the US political system.
Answer Try the Chicago Historical Society (http://www.chicagohs.org/) Answer I grew up in West Englewood and lived at 1540 West 62nd Street. Prior to this I lived in Back of the Yards. I attended Earle Public School at 62nd and Marshfield. This was way before the El reached 63/Ashland. Earle …
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The politicians get to offer whats seems to be free stuff... For example ...many people believe they get free health care... but its not,,,they collect the money from the people...they would say we get the money from mean rich people and business...but they too just charge more money....its a great …
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It's not that the Democrats were unable to nominate their own candidate - it's that they chose not to. Ulysses S. Grant had been president for four years already and the Republican party was split over the question of a second term. His first four years were marked by corruption, incompetency, an…
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The people elect both the members of the House of Representatives and the United States Senate by direct ballot. Representatives are elected by Congressional district and serve for two-year terms. Senators are elected state wide and serve six-year terms. (Until the passage of the 17th Amendment t…
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ballot paperto elect political leaders
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In many downtrodden parts of India, if you take a close look you will observe that the people know about political parties more than just that of what their constitution says. So in my view the political parties are one of the most important part of Indian democracy because they are the medium throu…
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The function of the Legislative Branch is to veto bills, call special sessions of congress, control patronage.The main function of the legislative branch is to make laws. In the United States, Congress also has the ability to levy taxes, to declare war, to borrow money for the nation, to regulate in…
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The General Assembly passes resolutions. Its President organises the GA.
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Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives, whose members are elected by the citizens of the state they are running for office in, so they are elected by the people of their state.
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the major function of a political party is to nominate-name-candidates for public office.
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A Democrat is someone who is part of the Democratic Party or someone who is a supporter of democracy
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Where delegaters go vote for a presidential candidate.
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It is possible that the Democratic Party has been hijacked by a mix of Progressives and just enough democrats to make it look like the progressives are just another part of the democratic party. However, it becomes easier to see that the Progressives are not really part of the democratic party by t…
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Answer Internationalism appears to be an ideology based on the idea that cooperation between people and movements in different countries is the best means of pursuing global equality.
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Democratic is a form of government by the people and for the people.
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Two presidents have been impeached: Andrew Johnson in 1868 and William Clinton in 1998. Both were acquitted. A third president, Richard Nixon, resigned in 1974 rather than face impeachment.
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Yes. He lost it in a meat-cutting machine while working at a fast food place in high school. The more interesting legend is that he lost it in the Israeli army, but he was never in the Israeli army. He did, however, volunteer in the Galilee during the first Gulf War in 1991.
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They called themselves 'Redeemers' because they were prewar, democratic Whigs that supported Johnson as president.
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Democratic governance is government for the people by the people. it is public entities or different levels of bureaucratic governments that provide service and delivery to citizens. These different types of entities have to follow policies and procedures to provide public service and earn public tr…
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In 2004: 72 million democrats, 55 million republicans, and 42 million independants.
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Grand Old Party Gallup Opinion PollGrand old Party
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Andrew Jackson ran for president in 1828. His opponents called him a jackass, so he decided to play with them and put donkeys on his campaign posters. An editorial cartoonist named Thomas Nast used donkeys to symbolize Democrats after that.
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Describe two functions of political parties within congress
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The assigning of colors has never been officially set, and depending on the outlet you watched before about 2000, either party could be either color. Then when the 2000 presidential election came and recounts and court battles extended the process, the mainstream media found themselves reporting mor…
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One of the two major parties in the U.S.A. . Generally they are anti-war, pro-choice (abortion), and are found in most large cities and along coastlines. ^This is true, but they also support "big government", AKA government involvement in people's lives in the case of entitlement programs. They sup…
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Political parties have the duty to report to the people and also keep the government in check. They also act as a vehicle for those wishing to stand in elective posts.
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literacy and numeracythank yuo so much, helped me get a GCSE
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Huh? Let's try answering a couple different questions. Understand that politics is all about the next election. If the president and both houses of Congress are in the same political party, and there are at least 60 senators from the president's party (which is what it takes to shut down a filibuste…
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John Boehner
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There are currently 188 Democrats in the House of Representatives.
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Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton
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According to the Democaracy Index there are no Full Democracies in Africa: The following countries in Africa are considered Flawed Democracies in that they have some issues that inhibit full democratic freedom for a significnat portion of theri population. South Africa Cape Verde Botswana Lesot…
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The majority of the early colonies were actually business ventures, supported with capital from the companies that were willing to take the risk. This created a conflict between those sent on behalf of the company and the other settlers. In most cases the company won, at least in the early years. An…
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Democrats look for government methods for helping people, while republicans look to the private sector. Grow the economy, create jobs, and thus minorities can find work (Republican) vs government handouts which end up raising taxes and slowing down the economy. Give a man a fish, he eats for a day,…
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democratic leadership is gaining authority by gaining the consent of the people you are leading
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Probably because they did not like the communist regime in Cuba and identify with the Republican party's strong anti-communist, pro-capitalist point of view.
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In respect to the post-Civil War era in America, the most direct answer to the question why conservative Southern Democrats eventually reasserted their control throughout much of the South is this: they believed their political vision for society to be superior to any other. It should be noted that …
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You need to be more specific and say which country you are referring to and what year or years. Please re-state the question.
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The Democratic Party platform contains several goals and values such as creating jobs, and strengthening the country's middle class. It also calls for the regulation of Wall Street, and maintaining a strong military.
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Mitt Romney they like people back in the olden days when those people were more like democrats.
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Chris Wallace is not a republican!! He's a registered democrat and he acts like one! He's in favor of bigger gov't and more spending in order to, what he claims, will stimulate the economy! He's an idiot!Ignore what the above person said. it is unknown his current political party registeration. He w…
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Democratic Values · Today Canada is a democratic country governed by an elected parliament that operates according to rules set out in a written constitution· Laws protect people from harm and ensure that needs of both individuals and community are met· Values are beliefs that govern behavior…
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owners= republican players= democrats or at least for the most part. most of them dont care about politics Wrong. Most athletes are republicans. And why is this? It's because athletes are far more down-to-earth than your Hollyweird actor types who like to live in fantasyland.
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No.Bernanke met his wife Anna, a schoolteacher, on a blind date. She was a student at Wellesley College, and he was in graduate school at MIT. The Bernankes have two children.
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It has a growing economy with government, and at the border of Mexico and the United States, but should work on other areas such as money. It is between a growing and shrinking economy.
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Actually..."An August 2008 estimate is that 51% of registered voters, including independents, lean toward the Democratic Party and 38% lean toward the Republican Party." The original answer below was taken from Pew Research in 2006. Source: http://pewresearch.org/pubs/933/a-closer-look-at-the-parti…
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2 US presidents were impeached in our lifetime: Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. Neither was removed from office. Bummer because they both sucked. Richard Nixon was threatened with impeachment, but resigned before he was impeached. That's cheating!
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A government which is made by people is called democratic government.A government that is selected, implemented, and constrained by the people.
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Alexander Hamilton, started the Democrat party.Jeffersom started the Republican party Thomas Jefferson has been widely considered the founder of the Democrat Party. Originally it was called the Jeffersonian Republicans or the Democratic Republicans. The key figures were Jefferson, James Madison and…
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A political deal was made during the national election of 1876, congressional reconstruction came to an end; this was called the great compromise of 1877, Hayes vs Tilden. The democrats agreed to allow Rutherford B Hayes to be president if the republicans would end reconstruction. Most Southerns h…
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Answer Taxes should be moderate, but are necessary for the protection and stability of our nation. We must pay back our debts and use tax dollars to fund critical programs which sustain the unfortunate members of our society and those who need help but can't get it.
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The bills that must originate in the US House of representatives are revenue bills, those dealing primarily with taxation.
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I am not a historian, but this continues to happen. People want you to conform to how they are or how their outlook is on things and what they think should be done, and they want you to conform to their thinking. EX: Govt getting involved in peoples lives because of special interest groups The im…
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Originally called the Democratic-Republican Party the Democratic party was founded by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in the 1790s as a counter to the Federalist Party and promoted States Rights. The issue of James Monroe's sucessor combined with the dissolving of the Federalist Party caused a sp…
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People ?
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Two, Andrew Johnson and William Jefferson Clinton.
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The number of U.S. Presidents impeached under the Constitution is two; Andrew Johnson, who became President after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and Bill Clinton. Neither of these two Presidents were removed from office as a result of the process.
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The disadvantages for the republic government is we can vote for people to represent us on day to day issues. If America was a true democracy, then everyone would vote on the state and federal budget, and the names of Post Offices. So to try to achieve a better level of effectiveness and progress, w…
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Although Congress seemed to shore up Republican power with the Enforcement Acts, it soon passed legislation that severly weakened the power of the Republican Party in the South. In May 1872, Congress sllowed the Freedmen's Bureau to Expire. These actions allowed Southern Democrats to regain politica…
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These are the payments and concessions given to an injured party by another party that did some wrong to the first party.
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Which Democratic Party, in which country?
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Answer Allen H. Neuharth he is from Eureka, South Dakota.
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After two centuries of supporting slavery, then segregation and Jim Crow Laws and sending card-carrying members of the KKK to Congress, John Kennedy's support for civil rights suddenly made the Democratic party the champion of Black Americans. Please see the related link for a better answer.
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Democrats hold that the government should take care of its people. They tend to believe more in "big government" programs, such as national health care. They tend to support more socially liberal policies. Republicans hold that the government should be the framework, but the work should be done by …
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A democratic manager consults its members of staff in the decision making of an organization.
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Japanese Democracy Yes. It has elections in which all citizens of voting age can vote, and they elect public representatives into local and national structures. It also has an Emperor, but he now has no legislative powers. He is mostly a figure head, like the Queen of England. The Japanese have…
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Ontario does not and will never have government "parties", because Ontario is not a counrty.
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The legislative branch enacts legislations. It takes proposed bills and votes on them. If the bill is passed in Congress, it then goes to the president (the executive branch) to check its power. If the president signs the bill it becomes a law, if he vetos the bill, it does not become a law. Rather,…
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Answer Democrats care about ending terrorism not emboldening terrorists, about fighting disease and poverty worldwide, about rejecting torture, about affordable energy costs, about fighting global warming and developing sensible alternative energy sources, about quality education for our childre…
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Democrats are generally more liberal. They believe in a larger federal government, and often implement tax plans to try to help the less privileged. They tend to believe the government must look for the greater good above the individual person in terms of welfare and do what is necessary to make the…
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current minority leader in senate
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A party in government consists of all of the elected and appointed officials who identify with a party.
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The number of republicans and democrats on each committee are decided by the majority party. The party with more senators or representatives has more members on each committee.
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A Bill Can Start In The House of Representatives or The Senates.
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As far As I am aware, democracy has never been fully implemented, in any governmental body larger than a few dozen people. While the above is true for a proper direct democracy, many people consider representative republics with a strong liberal tradition to be democracies in common parlance. The…
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The number of U.S. Presidents impeached under the Constitution is two, Andrew Johnson, who became President after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and Bill Clinton. Neither of these two Presidents were removed from office as a result of the process.
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North Korea is a one-party, socialist, and dictatorial state. The official political ideology of North Korea is called Juche, a combination of Marxist-Leninist principles and self-reliance/self-dependence.
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In my school, we have this question in the history textbook. It says Section 4 assessment. Anyway the answer is on pg. 135 Legislators took ideas from the state ratifying conventions, the Virginia Declaration of Rights, the English Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence to make sure tha…
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1. Organize elections by nominating candidates and seeking office. 2. Build coalitions by attracting group support, pulling groups into the democratic process. 3. Work to simplify political choices. 4. Organize government and policy making, attempting to use the institutions of government to refl…
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The functions of political parties are:· Contest elections· Formulate different policies and programmes· Plays a decisive role in making laws for a country.· Form and run governments· Role of opposition parties in checking the working of government· Shape public opinion, and raise and highligh…
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The easy way to remember this is the three "R"'s - Republican-Right-Red, from which then you can deduce that Democrats are blue.The red and blue thing came from a news network map during one of the elections when they were showing which states voted which way. Red and blue make a good contrast on co…
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The central purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with accurate and reliable information they need to function in a free society.
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The democratic party was formed
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The 50 states are divided into 435 congressional districts, and the registered voters of each district elect one of the 435 U.S. Representatives. Each U.S. Senator, of which there are two from each state, is elected by the registered voters of his/her entire state.
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Answer you guys are cheaters but the natural rights philosophy in fact does not protect trial by jury. The natural rights philosophy is a very individualized theory, and by introducing a trial by jury you are establishing a less limited government and actually moving back towards classical repu…
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Answer GOP (Grand Old Party) Republican. Wrong. gop.com says that is wrong.
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To make sure the higher government officials won't break laws
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Many Stalwats argued that ending the spoil system was antirepublican and contrary to the democratic heritage of the US because of the permanent Institution,which would let the US in to a Bureaucracy country.....=]=] ASER....=]=]
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THAT is a really good question. In fact the United States Constitution doesn't even mention political parties. For many, at the time to document was written, it was comtemplated that there would be no political parties. But it didn't work out that way. In fact no matter what country you are in pol…
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Only 2 presidents in history have been impeached: Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson. Richard Nixon would have been impeached but resigned right before the House of Representatives were scheduled to vote on whether or not to impeach. None of the Presidents have been removed from office.
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The Progressives did not bolt from the Democratic Party in 1948. They were actually an increasingly dominant part of the Democratic party in the 1950s and 1960s. The Dixiecrats bolted because the Democratic Party was becoming increasingly race-neutral (i.e. not racist). This alienated a number of …
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