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  • Rhetorical Analysis of Andrew Shepherd's Speech in Movie, The American President

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    A president has to have character, right? I mean, if the leader of the free world has no substance, nothing special about him, then how do we as citizens know that he is capable as far as foreign policies go. How do we know that we can trust him to make wise decisions? How do we know that he will tell us the truth? This concept is exactly what fictional president Andrew Shepherd successfully conveys in his “Address to the Press on Bob Rumson and the Crime Bill.” In the movie, The American President

  • American President Is First Citizen

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    of his fellow men. But with the unique structure of the American Government and the many interesting facets of its President, the American Presidency can assume such roles. Since the military is headed by civilian control, the President's status as Commander-in-Chief declares him as one of and head of the civilian population. The American President is the leader of his political party as chief of party, the ceremonial head of the American Government as chief of state, and a representation of

  • An Essay On What Makes An American President

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    What makes a president a great leader? This is a major question asked by many. When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were both running for president, Trump's “catch phrase” was “ Make America Great Again,” but it could be argued most presidents made America great. Many Presidents even helped make America, such as Theodore Roosevelt. He brought “carisma” into the picture. Today we are going to look at James Madison’s life. First, we will look at his childhood, and family life. Then we will look at

  • Andrew Jackson An American President

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    Emma Lynch Mr. Holland US History I H Chapter 13 Assessment The People’s President Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, was elected president in 1828. During the election, Jackson’s followers presented him as a roughhewn frontiersman and a stalwart champion of the common man. Jackson was a president of firsts: first president from the West and the first nominated at a formal party convention. Interestingly, he was only the second without having received a college education. Although there

  • Power of the American President Essay

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    the American President The Founding fathers of America believed in a separation of powers, a system of checks and balances and a federal system of government. That way power would be diffused and decentralised and tyranny would be avoided. Implicit in the constitution is the principle of checks and balances. This refers to the belief that the founding fathers had that no one branch of the constitutional and government system would dominate the rest. Thus President and

  • Film Review: The American President

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    the American President accurately depicts how members of the public respectfully interact with elected officials. Throughout the movie, the President's staff and members of the public interact with the President in a formal and respectful manner as Andrew Shepard is constantly being referred respectfully as President or Mr. President. An example of the formality that takes place in interactions between members of the public and the President, during the beginning of the movie when President Shepard

  • The First African American President

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    first African American president being sworn into office. For many in the technological era there were both times of sorrow and hope. There will be many times where people will look back into history years from now and remember the significant events of the 2000s, and a big reason for that is the advances both in technology and society that took place. On the day of November 4, 2008, a man of strong beliefs from Hawaii named Barack Obama announced that he was running for president of the United

  • The Most Controversial American Presidents

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    out more about the most controversial American presidents: George

  • American President is first citizen Essay

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    unique structure of the American Government and the many interesting facets of its President, the American Presidency can assume such roles. Since the military is headed by civilian control, the President’s status as Commander-in-Chief declares him as one of and head of the civilian population. The American President is the leader of his political party as chief of party, the ceremonial head of the American Government as chief of state, and a representation of

  • President Abraham Lincoln, An Innovator And The Only American President

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    Encourage Innovation President Abraham Lincoln once advised George McClellan, “if we never try, we shall never succeed (Phillips, 1992).” Lincoln was an innovator and the only American president to hold a patent. He constantly pushed his generals during the Civil War to move the war effort forward and he considered mistakes to be “learning events, or steps in the right direction (Phillips, 1992). In addition to encouraging his generals, Lincoln personally sought out new weapons such as repeating

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