Many citizens of the country were outraged and shocked to find that Donald Trump would be our new president. A lot of people started walking down streets, walking out of schools, some even causing a bit of violence. Whether we like it or not Donald will be our new president; many would have different opinions on how he managed to win the election. Three of those important reasons are because there was a low voter turnout, the electoral college, and because of Hillary's email incident.
History often repeats itself. The crazy part about that idea is that people tend to overreact as if they had never seen such a thing. The recent election was a grueling one. There was a mass of controversy surrounding the two candidates. There was no perfect choice this year. There was a hated democratic candidate and a even more hated republican candidate. What many people forgot to look into was the idea that the United States had just had a democratic president serve two terms in office. In historic fashion, after something like this happens the country has more than likely went with the other political party in search of change. Donald Trump is surely to be a great indicator of change, one way or the other.
Dating back to the 1600s, ancient Greeks developed something that would change the world forever, democracy. As for the United States of America, we have two main parties, Democratic and Republican. Presidential elections are the start of a country disagreement. For years and years people have disagreed on many topics because of their own opinion about how things should properly be taken care of. As of today, Donald Trump is the U.S. President and has been since the year 2016. During the time of the election, everyone was talking about Trump. He was an unusual man that often spoke without a filter. Many Americans were surprised that a man with no political or military experience would be their president and run this country. As of today, there
November 8th and 9th are considered two of the most important days that will determine where this country’s political future will head. Between midnight and the early hours of November 9th the final results had come in declaring that Donald Trump had won the presidency with 290 electoral votes to Clintons 232 electoral votes. This had sent a shock wave throughout the country some asking how something like this could happen and others celebrating the new president elect. There were many many factor that lead to the down fall of Hilary Clinton and the rise of our new president elect Donald Trump.
George W. Bush stated “Five years ago, I stood at this rostrum and called on the community of nations to defend civilization and build a more hopeful future (Address by President George W. Bush: Appendix 1).” American citizens had faith and hope in Bush that he would help benefit America. Bush gave his word to America that he is going to aid America the best he can so when he won the election for the second time America had faith in him. “Americans will have a new president, national security adviser, secretary of state, trade ambassador, Senate, and House of Representatives (Reed, James).” The United States government is based on its president therefore the election is very important because it determines who will be running the country for the next 4 years. Becoming the president will have a very large impact on what goes on in the country such as wars, laws, and more. America is very dependent on their leader therefore when the election of 2000 became such a significant problem much of America was at worry.
Donald Trump as Commander in Chief is a tremendously scary proposition for many people. The mere prospect of the consequences of his presidency has ignited a renewed interest in social justice and the progressive movement around the country. There is comfort to be found in that, because it means we are not alone. More people are waking up to the reality that "the way we've always done it" is just that, and you should only do things the way you've always done them until you learn a better
I think there were many things that played in the role of Trump winning and the number one I believe was that the so called “Reagan Democrats” made another large appearance from Michigan and the midwest. Trump highly concentrated his efforts in those rural areas and reached out to those american people who lost their job to foreign trade due to trade deals, which he was fighting against through his whole campaign. Like Trump, Reagan was a bit of an odd candidate since the majority of the country was used to seeing him on their tv and movies, but he related to the people. Even though Trump was outlandish and had some cruel things to say about minorities and was a bit cocky, he still related to these everyday less political people and spiked
Despite voting is not compulsory in United States, and the large majority of voters made their choice in favour of the Democratic Party, the election depends on the number of votes in the Electoral College, where Republican Donald Trump won by 278/578. His ideas rest on his firm slogan “Make America great again,” idea that involves a sense of racism, xenophobia, and to strongly disagree with the idea of the climate change, something that affects us all.
The idea of change played a prominent role in both the Election of 2016 and the Election of 1980. The elections came at a time when the people needed new, innovative ideas to revolutionize the fragile state of the nation. In 1980, as resentment towards the Carter administration rapidly increased, the Reagan administration provided hope and a chance to return to the nationalistic prime of the United States. Reagan utilized the people’s pride in America as a means of uniting voters from a variety of backgrounds. Trump made bold statements, all behind a lofty promise to return America to the golden age of the Reagan administration. Trump used the slogan “Make America Great Again” as a means of highlighting the United States and the citizens above the world’s view of the nation. Similarly, Reagan promised that the United States would never return to ‘stagnation’ and by prioritizing the economic standing of the nation, Reagan rallied democrats, republicans, and independents alike. Each candidate utilized lofty promises to do things differently than the previous administration to unify a new group of voters. The Election of 1980 and the Election of 2016 also contained similarities in the failures of the
The race to the White House came with an unprecedented win by the Republican nominee,Donald Trump.Trump won because he was a famous and a successful business mogul, and people knew that if he was successful in the business industry,he would be a successful leader for our country. Hillary Clinton lost because nobody wanted a president who would use a private server for government business. Trump has a few strengths.Trump is very successful in business which in turn has made many job opportunities for our fellow Americans. Trump speaks his mind, this is a good quality because that means that no other nation can deteriorate the American nation and because people will understand what he wants done for the common good of this country. He used his
Well, whether it was intentional or not, Trump opened many people’s eyes to large-scale issues in American society that we have all ignored for a while such as our divisiveness despite not being too different (Red vs. Blue america) and the complicated nature of the US election process that allows politicians and the media to play ordinary citizens as pawns in their big plan. Through his winning the presidency by the electoral college vote and not the popular vote, it has lead many to question the effectiveness of this system. Through his winning so many supporters despite his obviously racist remarks, we are now lead to recognize that racism has not been completely eradicated, like many of us have assumed until now. Whether he knows it or not, Donald Trump has opened up the general public’s eyes about politics and the way the government is organized. Take me for example. Before this election, I always said that I was not interested in politics because I thought they were stupid and did not directly affect me. The shock of the events of this election pushed me to take this class and learn more about politics, as I feel every other American that is able to should do. Whether it was intentional or not, Donald Trump winning the Presidency has taught us all a few very important lessons: to look outside of our own sphere
To begin with, Trump's simple message really resonated with many Americans who found the “American Dream” to be a fitting way of life. This message was “ Make America Great Again.” These four words can be described as following, “ ...it captured both pessimism and optimism, both
Trumps campaign was very interesting to many people. Gladly he was chosen as the forty-fifth president of the United states. He will be doing us a favor and helping our country be free. With living in peace and harmony. No worries about really
Trump is a name with a lot of history and a lot of connotation that only continues to grow as Donald Trump runs his presidential campaign. With all the backing that he proclaims, Trump still shows alarming qualities for a man that could be rising to power. He shows inconsistency which alludes to a weakness of character that makes him a poor presidential candidate. He is widely known for his aggressive arrogant ideas, which appeals to come people, but major concern arises from Trump being unable to defend his own ideas and, when he is questioned about them, he turns tail and flip-flops his opinions. Being able to clearly and concisely present ideas and then defend them seems like an elementary concept of how to build a solid platform, yet it
Well for one, Trump failed white America. Terribly. This is just a thought but I don’t think Trump was ever serious about this Presidency. I believe that Trump could have been a strong candidate to race against, as for president I’m not sure if Donald Trump would have been the most promising but its would have been something new for a change.