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Andrew Jackson: Founder of the Democratic Party (1829 – 1837)

October 24, 2019 at 8:26 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s Professor Dave, let’s discuss Andrew Jackson. The election of Andrew Jackson to the presidency is a watershed moment in the history of American politics, since he is considered the founder of the modern Democratic Party. He was the first true “man of the people” to be elected, as all of the previous presidents had

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“Andrew Jackson: Founder of the Democratic Party (1829 – 1837)”

#BassCenterXI Song Election

October 6, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Two of our last three presidents in the United States were elected without the support of the Popular Vote. And with the Bass Center Song Election we ran one election online using the Electoral College And we’re doing another with STAR Voting here, in real life To show different options for what Democracy can look

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Government: Earth

September 30, 2019 at 5:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

The infinit yes presents What is a true government? Government represents nothing more than the processes that control how decisions are made within a society. Today, monarchies and dictatorships are widely recognized as socially destructive forms of government, because one person being entrusted with total power inevitably leads to corruption. So people fought for, and

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“Government: Earth”

Finally, It’s Over: The 2016 Election and Its Aftermath

at 5:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– My name is Ron Shaiko. I’m the associate director of the center and it’s my privilege to moderate this panel this afternoon. Finally, It’s Over: The 2016 Election and Its Aftermath. I’m joined today by two of my colleagues in the government department, Professors Brendan Nyhan and Professor Dean Lacy. You’ll notice that on

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How Does The President Get Elected? US Presidential Elections Explained

at 2:26 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

In America, the Presidential electoral system, the system whereby the President is elected to power, is pretty confusing. In this video, I hope to simplify this system as best as I can, so that you’ll be able to understand it in preparation for the 2016 election. So back when the Constitution was written, the founding

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“How Does The President Get Elected? US Presidential Elections Explained”