The Politics Of The Founding Fathers Time

1452 WordsMay 13, 20166 Pages
Politics is defined as the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially the debate or conflict among individuals or parties having or hoping to achieve power. I think this definition is perfect for American politics. Our government is constantly changing. There are new members of government being voted in, committees trying to get their ideas voted into law, and the Supreme Court is constantly interrupting the Constitution in new ways for our ever changing society. This all is included in the debate and conflict of parties trying to gain a foothold of power in our ever changing democracy. I think democracy looks far different today than in the founding fathers time. I am excited to further discuss my thoughts in this reflection paper. The first topics I would like to discuss are from the first chapter. The book briefly touches on the concept of globalization as the increasing communication and interdependence of people, countries and governments around the world. I think that this ties heavily in with our current presidential election. The world always watches the American political stage but I think that this year many more people are watching their election. I also think many of these people are watching in fear that Trump will be elected. In turn as an American I watch the political stages of countries such as China, Russia and more recently Brazil. I think that this shows how as a global people we are starting to recognize the impact
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