An "Unwritten Constitution"

Sovereign states all over the world are governed by a constitution, which underpins the laws of the country. Most countries have a written constitution such as USA, Canada and France while the UK, Israel and New Zealand distinctly possess an unwritten constitution. A written constitution is characterized by a complete codification of all the constitutional … Read more

From Cooperative to Coercive Federalism

Well, cooperative federalism response to specific policy challenges that took place in the past. Also, reigning conception of American federalism took place between nineteen fifty-four to nineteen seventy eight. It was a political response to the policy challenges of market failure. Social equity is its primary objective, cooperative federalism significantly transformed American society. During the … Read more

Analysis Of “How Congress Works And Why You Should Care” Written By Lee Hamilton

How Congress Works and Why You Should Care, written by Lee Hamilton, introduces the functions and vital role of the U.S. Congress. The founding fathers introduced a representative democracy with three branches of government that have equal power. The creation of Congress was one of the most important institutions of the American government: creating laws, … Read more

Why are Committees in Congress so Important?

Professor Windham GOVT 2305 4 January 2018 Why are committees in Congress so important? How do the political parties affect the committee system in Congress? Committees represent a significant role in the legislative process by helping to coordinate the most important assignment of the Congress. Senate committees supervise the actions of the government and analyze … Read more

James Madison: Father of the Constitution

James Madison Jr. (March 16 [O.S. March 5], 1751 – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fourth President of the United States from 1809 to 1817. He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Born into a prominent Virginia planting family, Madison served as … Read more

The Constitution’s Checks and Balances

The Constitution works because of the balance between the three branches of the government, and the amendments that can change the Constitution. The three branches of the constitution are the Legislative, Judicial, and Executive branches. These branches are kept equal to power by checks and balances. As a matter of fact, checks and balances are … Read more

Martial Law Under Field Marshal Ayub Khan [1958-62]

Martial Law Under Field Marshal Ayub Khan [1958-62] On October 7, 1958, President Iskander Mirza abrogated the Constitution and declared Martial Law in the country. This was the first of many military regimes to mar Pakistan’s history. With this step, the Constitution of 1956 was abrogated, ministers were dismissed, Central and Provincial Assemblies were dissolved … Read more

The Cabinet of Malaysia

The Cabinet of Malaysia is among the Executive branch in the federal government. The members of cabinet comprised who have mostly fulfil the ministerial status. According to the Article 43 in Constitution, members of the Cabinet or ministers can only be selected from members of either Houses of Parliament. The King appointed members of the … Read more

The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs is an American term usually applied to the United States government’s campaign of the prohibition of drugs, military aid, and military intervention, with the stated aim being to reduce the illegal drug trade. This initiative includes a set of drug policies that are intended to discourage the production, distribution, and consumption … Read more

An "Unwritten Constitution"

Sovereign states all over the world are governed by a constitution, which underpins the laws of the country. Most countries have a written constitution such as USA, Canada and France while the UK, Israel and New Zealand distinctly possess an unwritten constitution. A written constitution is characterized by a complete codification of all the constitutional … Read more

From Cooperative to Coercive Federalism

Well, cooperative federalism response to specific policy challenges that took place in the past. Also, reigning conception of American federalism took place between nineteen fifty-four to nineteen seventy eight. It was a political response to the policy challenges of market failure. Social equity is its primary objective, cooperative federalism significantly transformed American society. During the … Read more

Why are Committees in Congress so Important?

Professor Windham GOVT 2305 4 January 2018 Why are committees in Congress so important? How do the political parties affect the committee system in Congress? Committees represent a significant role in the legislative process by helping to coordinate the most important assignment of the Congress. Senate committees supervise the actions of the government and analyze … Read more

The Texas Constitution Changes

The Texas Constitution has been through many changes. Because, throughout its history, has learned from its mistakes. One significant constitutional change has been the Post-Civil War Constitution of 1866. This, yet being another document, signifies that Texas would rejoin into the Union, abolish slavery, and declared secession illegal. Although those were the most important changes … Read more

The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs is an American term usually applied to the United States government’s campaign of the prohibition of drugs, military aid, and military intervention, with the stated aim being to reduce the illegal drug trade. This initiative includes a set of drug policies that are intended to discourage the production, distribution, and consumption … Read more