Critical Essay

The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism

2 pages | 300 words

In "The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism", Andrew Bacevich addresses the existing failures of our political machinery due to badly conceived notions of empire building. He has been critical of American foreign policy since the Vietnam War and has written extensively on the topic of American imperialism.

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The US Presidency: A Critical Evaluation

2 pages | 530 words

This essay looks at the requirements for a successful presidency, with George W Bush as a case study. It discusses his background, education and experiences, and how these helped him to meet the criteria for the job. The essay also looks at how Bush's popularity declined after the 9/11 attacks, and how this affected his presidency.

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The Jesus Factor in George W. Bush’s Political Career

3 pages | 740 words

George W. Bush was a born-again Christian who relied heavily on religious advisers during his political career. Christianity played a significant role in shaping Bush's policies as president, including his opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage. Some applauded Bush for being guided by his faith, while others criticized him for allowing religion to dictate public policy.

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