How far do the sources suggest that James Callaghan was a good prime minister? As sources 1 and 2 would suggest James Callaghan was indeed a good prime minister. James Callaghan is a great prime minister who had the qualities that made him capable of running Britain but daunting economic circumstances led to his downfall. By the end of his government, Britain was deemed “The sick man of Europe”. Source 3 shows a clear disagreement though, as it states Callaghan “struggled to rule effectively until a vote of no-confidence” was called upon.
Franklin Roosevelt was a former president that did well under pressure with profundity. President Roosevelt reigned during the complexity of World War II and the intensity of the Great Depression. Although a strong man and president, Roosevelt was not invincible. President Roosevelt contracted polio, a virus that can lead to paralysis and death. This viral infection caused President Roosevelt’s legs to become paralyzed.
One of the most unique rhetorical strategies he uses is belittling the public figures of the nation. “George W. Bush spoke proudly of having been a mediocre student at Yale. “And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States!”” (Moore 123). Moore also points out that George Bush has an ex-president of a dad and the Supreme Court was full of his dad’s buddies. By stating this he is suggesting that in this country it is not about what you know but who you know.
The Worst Dictators of the 21st Century Dictators and oppressors always have a bad end. Saddam Hussein and Muammar El Gaddafi are the worst dictators of the 21st century. Despite that both of them came to power with good faith to be the best heads of state of their respective countries, both became quickly the worst head of state ever. Saddam Hussein and Muammar El Gaddafi, while from different countries, have many similarities in their background, their dictatorship and their end. Saddam Hussein and Muammar El Gaddafi had almost the same background and accessed to power without killing their predecessor.
Napoleons Mistakes and Their Consequences Today in social studies classes even at a very young age we learn about the famous ruler Napoleon Bonaparte. He is worldly known for creating a huge empire basing of off France during the late 1700s and early 1800s. Napoleons Empire was dominant, prosperous, and controlled much of Europe. However his headstrong, persistent personality to acquire more land got him out of power and his empire ruined. Lastly due to his strong and rough ruling tactics when in control of the empire, he was exiled.
Andrew Jackson was one of the most powerful and influential presidents of the nineteenth century. He was mostly remembered for vetoing the Bank of the United States and for the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Andrew Jackson’s role as President greatly expanded the powers of the executive branch. President Andrew Jackson vetoed a bill that would extend the charter Second Bank of the United States. He returned the unsigned bill to the Senate.
The late Byzantine empire had a flurry of great and powerful empires, one of which was named Basil the second. In contrast, Romanus the third proved to be a weak emperor, both of whom were written about by a middle aged man born in 1018 named Michael Psellos. Michael Psellos wrote about many Byzantine emperors, strong or weak, not only to document the incredible and unbelievable history unfolding before his eyes but to inform the people of the community he loved dearly about the strengths and weaknesses of their autocratic style of government which relied so harshly on the character of the ruling emperor. He was a great philosopher and statesman whose power was high among the people giving him unquestionable reliability in his early years.
Some people claim that the emperor Commodus was one of the worst emperors in Roman history. Commodus was the son of Marcus Aurelius, who was a successful ruler in Roman history who set a precedent in which Commodus had to live up to. Commodus proved himself to be a dictator who was a very disengaged pleasure-seeking leader. Commodus was born on the thirty-first of August in in 161 A.D. in the town of Alluvium, Rome. His fathers physician, Galen, looked after Commodus.
(6 points) 4. Winston Churchill, who served as Britain's prime minister, once said: "Many forms of government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time and time." What do you think he meant by this?
Bush. Bush (sadly) remains to be the president of the United States, and has been for 2 terms in office. He, in contrast, is old, not very attractive, and overall not very bright. He, too, comes from a history of politicians, his father having also been the president of the United States. However, any positive reputation that his father had established for the bush family has been tarnished by Bush.