Presidents Of The United States

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The government in the United States has three branches, which are executive, legislative and judicial. The United States of America declared the independence from Britain since 1976. Since success of revolution, the United States founded their first government in 1789 with following ideas: freedom, liberty, democracy. Until now, the United States have more than forty presidents indirectly elected by civilian citizens. Presidents will be reelected every four years. Changing in presidents will also change ideas about the role of government. Barry Goldwater, Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama these four renowned presidents demonstrated their different views on establishing government with four speeches in 1964, 1965, 1981 and…show more content…
According to Reagan’s speech, “It is my intention to curb the size and influence of the Federal …and those reserved to the states or to the people.” In Reagan’s voice, the government should serve for people, but not people follow the government. He said that “We are a nation that has a government—not the other way around…Our government has no power except that granted it by the people.” Reagan thought people should have freedom; they shouldn’t be ruled even that the United States was in the midst of inflation. Also, he realized that the government couldn’t do well in this crisis. In his speech, “the society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of the people.” Reagan explained the reason why the government could not solve this problem. He denied the idea presented by Abraham Lincoln. He believed the society was too complicated to be self-rule. There was no one among the governors had the capacity to manage himself, so there would be no one to govern the government as well. Reagan also realized that though this nation was during inflation, the government should not interfere. He believed that the United States was a very powerful country, they could not just defeated by such difficulties. Americans should know that what they should to insure happiness and liberty. They had the chance to renew their lives with freedom.
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