Cultural Competence, Community Engagement, And Ethical Leadership In George Washington Carver’s Era

While I was researching this man George Washington Carver certain things popped out in his life that I also had to go through in my life. Missouri State University three public affair missions is ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. In one lifetime George was able to display cultural competence in early childhood life … 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

Nationalism in Theodore Roosevelt’s Speech National Duties

Theodore Roosevelt’s speech “National Duties” calls for nationalism and unity, as it says that each individual must work hard and that individuals must work together. Furthermore, it works to motivate our nation by using two ideas – what a nation may leave behind and how a nation should conduct itself. The speech itself, although given … Read more

The Watergate Scandal

Professor Irving Friday, December 8, 2017 The Watergate Scandal Shortly after midnight, on the morning of July 17, 1972, a security guard at the Watergate complex noticed the latches on some doors were covered with tape. Without giving the situation a second thought, the guard removed the tape and continued his rounds. An hour later, … Read more

Characteristics Of An Entrepreneur Comparing Donald Trump And Joanne Rowling’s

Why he chose to become an entrepreneur Donald Trump’s father, Fred Trump was a very successful man in the real estate industry which is what influenced him to enter that industry and follow in his father’s footsteps. Donald Trump then went on to owning his own properties, hotels, golf courses etc. Throughout his life he … Read more

Theodore Roosevelt: Did He Follow New Trends or Stuck to the Traditional Ones

In the piece, Theodore Roosevelt:The Conservative as Progressive, Hofstadter portrays the complex man that is Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt was always about social reform, as he wanted a slight government regulation of the American economy because he believed that some of the monopolies that had been established at this time were a hindrance to society, while … Read more

Outspoken Demeanor And Strong Personality Of The President Donald Trump

Elizabeth P. Swenson President Donald Trump is known for his outspoken demeanor and strong personality. Other countries are becoming aware of how our President works and has reminded us that America does not seem to have many allies. Senior American Officials are warning us to pay attention to our President’s tweets as well as his … Read more

Hofstadter’s Thomas Jefferson: an Original View on an Extraordinary Personality

In the book The American Political Tradition, by Hofstadter, Jefferson, in the opinion of the author, is an extremely complex man. Jefferson is usually thought to be an incredibly important and well respected figure in American history, but in the way that Hofstadter explains it, over time Jefferson has been highly overdramatized and is much … Read more

William Jefferson Clinton, the great president of the USA

William Jefferson Clinton was born on August 19th, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas. He was originally born William Jefferson Blythe III, named after his father, to Virginia Cassidy Blythe and William Jefferson Blythe Jr. Clinton was born shortly after his father died in a car accident. His father worked as an William Jefferson Clinton was born … Read more

An Examination Of The Letter That John Quincy Adams Received From His Dad Abigail Adams’

In a persuasive letter written in 1780, Abigail Adams advises her son John Quincy Adams to take advantage of the opportunity to travel to France with his father (future president of the United States John Adams) and brother. Adams supports her position by using analogies to convince her son of his great attributes and potential, … Read more

Comparative Analysis Of The Main Characters Of “Chasing Lincoln’s Killer” By James L. Swanson And “Letters From A Slave Girl: The Story Of Harriet Jacobs” By Mary E. Lyons

John Wilkes Booth is nearly a polar opposite of Harriet Jacobs. He grew up in a wealth well-known white family. His father was an actor and the main source of the family’s income. Booth then grew up to make a name for himself in the acting business as well. Privileged and prideful, Booth cared for … Read more

Does our state do enough to prevent distracted driving?

Cell phones along with many other things are distracting drivers from paying attention and may be the cause of your death. Distraction while driving is a weapon that causes an unimaginable amount of deaths per year. Moreover, Florida is the 41st state to eliminate texting while driving. Unfortunately, unlike the majority of those states, the … Read more

Individualism and Its Corruption of the Political Legacy of President Ronald Reagan

President Reagan’s regime in 1981-1989 was typical of massive greed, corruption, rampant individualism and selfishness of politicians, investors and government officials who grabbed, manipulated and squandered national resources for their own benefit. It was the era where amassing wealth became a national obsession. Instead of seeking for individual rights and civic obligation for the common … Read more

The Federalists and the Constructionist Views During the Years of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

The premise of strict construction versus loose constructionism was a prominent view of the Constitution which would ultimately split the nation into two separate political entities. The Federalists were champions of a strong national government with a loose interpretation of the Constitution, whereas the Republicans were champions of state and local governments with supposedly strict … Read more

Does our state do enough to prevent distracted driving?

Cell phones along with many other things are distracting drivers from paying attention and may be the cause of your death. Distraction while driving is a weapon that causes an unimaginable amount of deaths per year. Moreover, Florida is the 41st state to eliminate texting while driving. Unfortunately, unlike the majority of those states, the … Read more

Jimmy Carter’s crisis of confidence: A look at the use of literary devices used in the speech

Jimmy Carter’s “Crisis of Confidence” Speech Reaction Paper In his speech, President Jimmy Carter addresses many issues facing the U.S. but focuses on what he believes to be the biggest crisis – the crisis of confidence. By using terms that appeal to the patriotism of the American people, addressing his and the government’s faults and … Read more

Ich bin ein Berliner (I am a ‘Berliner’)

June 26, 1963, post WWII, a time were the United States and the Soviet Union were the world’s superpowers. The two powers fought a war of different government and economic ideologies known as the Cold War. During the time of the speech, Germany was a nation split into Democratic West Germany and Communist East Germany, … Read more

An Analysis of Gualinto's Role in George Washington Gomez, a Novel by Americo Paredes

In Americo Paredes’s novel “George Washington Gomez,” the main character George Washington “Gualinto” Gomez is a young Mexican-American man, growing up in Jonesville-on-the-Grande, Texas. As the novel chronicles his journey to adulthood in early 1900’s Texas, the historical backdrop provides various trials and tribulations for Gualinto that shape his identity and perspective on life. Pressured … Read more

An Examination Of The Letter That John Quincy Adams Received From His Dad Abigail Adams’

In a persuasive letter written in 1780, Abigail Adams advises her son John Quincy Adams to take advantage of the opportunity to travel to France with his father (future president of the United States John Adams) and brother. Adams supports her position by using analogies to convince her son of his great attributes and potential, … Read more