American Politics Research Paper by Master Researcher

American Politics
A discussion on change within the American political system.
# 88008 | 3,825 words | 15 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Political Science (Election and Campaigns) , Political Science (U.S.)


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This paper discusses how the 1996 presidential election was the beginning of a sea change within the American political system. It explains that the foundation for the change began nearly twenty years prior when a document published by conservatives at the University of Chicago articulated a strategy through which the Republicans could wrest control of the political spectrum from Democrats. It expands that this policy helped lay the groundwork for a widespread conservative movement among the general public resulting in a massive political shift in the House and Senate.

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"The 1996 presidential election was the beginning of a sea change within the American political system (Schantz, 2001). The foundation for the change was begun nearly twenty years prior, when a document published by conservatives at the University of Chicago articulated a strategy through which the Republicans could wrest control of the political spectrum from Democrats; this policy helped lay the groundwork for a widespread conservative movement among the general public, resulting in a massive political shift in the House and Senate. For the first time in forty-six years, the Democrats lost control of Congress, which indicated that the executive and legislative branches were now directed by dissimilar interests. In terms of the presidential election, the Democrats were still able to dominate their political opponents. Incumbent president William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton won the election over his challenger, Robert ..."

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