Explanation Analysis And Video Essay

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Beatriz Duran


July 17, 2015

Explanation Analysis/Video Essay #4

Even though numerous world governments claim to behave in the most

favorable interests of the crowd they rule, only democracies actually epitomize the

will of the citizens. Elections allow voice and agency to every single individual in the

political population and let all concerned citizens to directly engage in politics and

take part in the dialogue of how the community will be administrated. As a result,

elections are the most primary constituent of democracies.

Public opinion is made up of the beliefs of the people of a state that have an

impact to those in control. In a liberal state, politicians shall take into
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In 2004, it was the largest political party, with 72 million registered voters (42.6%

of 169 million registered) claiming affiliation.[7] The president of the United

States, Barack Obama, is the 15th Democrat to hold the office, and from the 2006-

midterm elections until the 2014-midterm elections, the Democratic Party was

the majority party for the United States Senate. The Republican Party is one of the

two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America. Since the

1880s it has been nicknamed (by the media) the "Grand Old Party" or GOP, although

it is younger than the Democratic Party. Founded in 1854 by Northern anti-slavery

activists and modernizers, the Republican Party rose to prominence in 1860 with

the election of Abraham Lincoln, who used the party machinery to support victory

in the American Civil War. The GOP dominated national politics during the Third

Party System, from 1854 to 1896, and the Fourth Party System from 1896 to 1932.

Today, the Republican Party supports an American conservative platform, with

further foundations in economic liberalism, fiscal conservatism, and social

conservatism. Former President George W. Bush is the 19th Republican to hold that

office. The party 's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012

presidential election was Mitt Romney, former Governor of
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