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    In his Leviathan, Hobbes describes the state of nature as a state of war between all men. Hobbes refers to the state of nature as a state where there is no common power over them (Leviathan 13, 293). By this, Hobbes is explaining the state of nature as a state of existence without a governing entity or laws over men. In this state, men have the right to take anything they need in order to preserve themselves (Leviathan 14, 294). Next, Hobbes explains that all men are equal in ability, and he takes

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    presentation of his notion of the state he ends up putting forward things which inspires some critics to accuse him of having totalitarian leanings. Things such as his assertion of the necessity of the state for humanity, his strong belief in an overriding spirit to a society, his connecting of freedom to reason and social order, are controversial notions. His allegiance to positive freedom brings attack from supporters of negative freedom, his notions of differing states for suiting differing societies

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    of nineteen states that still functions under their original constitution. Since state governments offer more services than the Federal Government, it is typically the norm for state constitutions to be lengthier than the United States Constitution. In the state of Nevada, the Constitution identifies the highest state official as the Governor who is in charge of the state executive branch. At the Federal level, the United States Constitution stipulates the President of the United States is elected

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    Analysis Paper Assignment The state of Texas is one of the biggest state of the United States. The state of Texas has major cash flows from many industries some of these industries are the oil industry, transportation and logistics and agriculture and food production are some to mention that make the state of Texas a major money maker. Just the state of Texas oil refineries produces more than 4 million barrels of oil per day. The state of Texas is a major growing state in the business industry, we

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    State Professionalism

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    Readings in state and Local Government” talks about different policy rules local and state governments have to go through in their political careers. In chapter 23, “Measuring State Legislative Professionalism”, Baker summarizes how local and state professionalism are characterized through three main components. These components are based on an index performance that Peverill Squire created. His index compares local/ state government to the national government. In figuring out whether a state/local government

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    the type of federal government of the United States, four important philosophers, and abundance of the U.S Constitution. First of all, The United States has a democratic republican government. There are three branches of government called the Legislative branch, Executive branch, and judicial branch. The Legislative branch makes laws. The United States Congress is the legislative branch of the federal government. (Federal government of the United States., 2015) It has two chambers which are the House

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    The United States is in a perpetual state of national emergency. A state of emergency, is a situation of national danger or disaster, in which a government suspends normal constitutional procedures in order to regain control. In the wake of the September 11, 2001 (9/11) terror attacks, Congress adopted a resolution on September 14, 2001, stipulating: “the President is authorized to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized

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    The electoral process is effected and heavily influenced by social class and geography of The United States. Within Andrew Gellman’s book, red state blue state rich state poor state, he expresses the relationship of red-state and blue-state, and how it correlates with social and economic standards. The contributions of rich-poor divide, geography, and polarization sets the tone in the electoral process. The discernment of Gelman’s thesis can be viewed through the 2016 election, as well as the unexpected

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    national legislature (and even the executive) of the diverse interests within the state. This discussion is in no way novel as it has been one of the most age-old and fundamental questions in the study of politics. Controversially, it can be said that before the question of how the state and state sovereignty (popularly led by John Locke and Thomas Hobbes) gained traction, the question of who must govern the state and how that governor must be chosen had already enjoyed some dissection. Plato’s

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    State Museum Essay

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    According to the research I did on the website before coming to the State Museum of Pennsylvania, ever since it was created in 1905, this museum has both collected and preserved the history of the State of Pennsylvania.(n.d., About Section, para. 1). This peaked my interest on the museum so on Sunday morning my Dad gave me a ride to the State Museum of Pennsylvania. The weather conditions were particularly colder than usual. It felt like ice cubes were rubbing on my skin. I saw a couple of people

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