Michael Dukakis

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  • 1988 Presidential election Essay

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    Bush vs Dukakis The 1988 Presidential Election On November 8, 1988, Republican Presidential candidate Vice President George H. W. Bush was elected as the forty-first President of the United States of America. Bush defeated Democratic challenger Governor Michael Dukakis by a ratio of a bout six-to-five. 49 million people voted for Bush, netting him 426 electoral votes while 42 million voted for Dukakis getting him 112 electoral votes. Strangely, a man not even running for President received an electoral

  • Presidential Election Of 1988 Pitted Vice President

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    The election of 1988 pitted Vice President George H.W Bush against Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. Coming off the back of President Reagan’s second term, Vice President Bush needed to build on the sense of optimism that Reagan had instilled and make a case for continuity. Governor Dukakis on the other hand had to try and paint himself as good alternative to some of the pitfalls of President Reagan’s later years. Coming off an economic collapse, insider trading scandals, and a growing drug

  • Sacco And Vanzetti Analysis

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    Sometimes words cannot exactly explain what we want to convey, so we need a visual to support it. A similar thing was observed in the article of Alan M. Dershowitz, he cleverly makes use of Ben Shah’s painting in the article to grab the attention of folks. The author writes about a murder case of a paymaster and a guard of the South Braintree by Sacco and Vanzetti, both were Italian immigrant anarchists. Surprisingly, the truth was not revealed that whether Sacco and Vanzetti were the killers and

  • Conservative Movement Thesis

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    Carter's thesis is: Although the Conservative Movement gained followers through careful advertisement and presentation of candidates in the 20th century, their agenda was mainly aided by racist social opinions, anti-welfare economic movements, and commercial displaying of candidates. George Wallace (Democrat) led a social movement so angry and powerful that he forced Richard Nixon (Republican) to learn the art of fully exploiting white voter’s racial fears without running openly racist campaigns

  • Biography of Jesse Louis Jackson

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    Jesse Louis Jackson is one of America's one of political figures. Over the past three decades, he has had a huge role in almost every movement for empowerment, peace, civil rights, sex equality, and economic and social justice. Jackson has been called the "conscience of the nation" and "the great unifier." He is one of the best-known living American leaders in the United States. Jesse Jackson was born on October 8, 1948, in Greenwood, South Carolina. His actual name when his was born was Jesse

  • The Murder of Two Innocent Men: Sacco and Vanzetti

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    “I wish to tell you I am innocent and never connected with any crime... I wish to forgive some people for what they are now doing to me.” These were the last words of Vanzetti just before his death. Two innocent men executed because of their background information, the location they were in during a crime and the prejudice trials they had to face trying to prove their innocence. Nicola Sacco was born on June 11, 1888, in Torremaggiore, Italy while Bartolomeo Vanzetti was born on April 22, 1891

  • The Campaign Year 1988 : George Bush And One From Michael Dukakis

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    from Michael Dukakis. The advertisement I chose to view for George Bush was entitled “Family/Children” and the advertisement I chose to view for Michael Dukakis was entitled “New Era.” 1) Republican, George Bush: In George Bush’s “Family/Children” advertisement, the main focus was George Bush as an American family man who has met every challenge in his past, and he is proud to be an American. Because of this focus, I would categorize this advertisement as biographical. Democrat, Michael Dukakis

  • Analysis Of Drums, Girls, And Dangerous Pie

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    Imagine that you were making a harmless meal , but in a turn of a page your life has completely changed not only for you, but everyone around you. In the novel Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie the main character Steven is a drummer that isn’t that popular. His little brother Jeffrey went to the hospital, and soon Steven finds out that Jeffrey has Leukemia. Steven takes it hard and changes as a person, therefore his relationships change. Annette, Renee, Dad, mom, and Jeffrey relationship with Steven

  • Quotes From The Elevator By William Sleator

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    Martin, the main character of “The elevator”, is afraid of elevators. His situation got even worse when he moved into his new apartment with his dad. The apartment was old and dirty. The elevator that was in their building could only hold three people. The stairs were just as bad. They were dark and dirty as well. To make matters worse, they lived on the seventeenth floor. Later on in the story, Martin breaks his leg and is forced to ride the elevator. Martin’s dad thinks he’s being a coward and

  • Creative Writing: The Hauntings

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    BOOM, CRASH, BANG I start to tremble as I recollect the events that happened that fateful Tuesday night in August, four years ago. Every time this weather comes it reminds me of that night. The night that would forever change my life. Four years ago today is the day she came. BOOM, CRASH, BANG Weather like this always makes the house shake in it’s old age. I crept down the stairs for fear if I ran down them the house may fall apart. BOOM I heard my father fall to the floor in his room. I crept