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The US Economy Has Come a Long Way PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 30 September 2009
The success of the US economy lies within the consumer driven market. The economy works on the principles of consumer needs and requirements resulting in customer satisfaction. The growth in the US small business is not as much as that of in other countries where there is a bright future in the small business. In the American scenario there are no small health insurance businesses and because many people do not want to get into this small business. In small business, there is no social safety.

In the 1870s America was a land of small farmers and small businessmen. Their role was to sell off their products to local and nearby markets. They believed that by being the master of their own business gave them freedom. They provided with good quality goods at lower prices. Not just this, they enjoyed freedom as they were not dependent on anyone for job in the open competitive market. But everything changed by the 1920s with the coming of the big businessmen and Industrialist. The 1920 US economy saw the coming of the big businessmen and large corporations. This period marked the transition of the American economy from small businessmen and small farmers to the businessmen, powerful corporations.

The History of the American Economy PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 27 September 2009
The United States economy is one of largest economies of the world. The economic history of America dated back to the 17th and the 18th century at the time of European settlement in America. The American economies were quite a successful economy at the time of the European settlement and this reflects some of the biggest success in today’s world. Their primary business in the earlier centuries was agriculture and the country was named as United States of America in the year 1776.

Today, the American economy is one of the largest economies of the world. The agricultural economy along with the industrialized economy worked really well to make American economy a success. There is a close integrity maintained between the two. The southern economy is an agricultural economy and while the North an industrialized one. The two are interdependent on each other; one working of one could not have been possible without the availability of the other. The success of the American economy lies in the unified market, supportive political legal system and availability of the resources. The US economy is a big success today with the highest GDP per capita leaving behind China and Japan. The US economy is consumer driven and caters to the growing needs of the customer.

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Is the Economic Recession Over for US? PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 September 2009
This is one of the most important questions, especially these days. Why? Because the economic parameters have been raising slowly for couple of weeks, and the prices of real estate properties have been raising to normal continuously in the past 2 months.
Many specialists think that this could be the sign that everything will come to normal in a short period, from now on, due to the fact that in the above domains, there are played every week more and more amounts of money.

Though, even if the reality is a bit different-the unemployment rate got to 9.8%-, the specialists motivate these actions as the act of understanding what the real needs are, and how much money the entrepreneurs have spent in vain until these times.

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Obama Stance on Afghanistan PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 20 September 2009
Right now, in this very moment, in Afghanistan, there are about almost 50 thousand military troops coming from, citizens of the United States. Yet, the Obama administration, even if US is having really big financial problems, would like to send 20 more thousand military troops. As the officials have declared, the war on terror isn’t over yet, therefore these 20 thousand troopers could be just the first wave, because other 20 thousand might follow them.

The president, Barrack Obama, declared that he isn’t very sure for what he is doing, but the war upon terror in Afghanistan is more than a necessity. The biggest problem, the one that is powerful enough to oppose, is the fact that more than 58% of the US population is definitely against the war, and won’t sustain the actual administration.

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The Party of the Red States in the US PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 16 September 2009
Republican Party is another very important and contemporary part of the US political parties along with the Democratic Party. The Republican Party was founded in the year 1854. This party was anti slavery. This party is always in minority in the United States of senate and the House of Representatives. The Republican Party is opposed to the Democratic Party and thereby has all the rule and laws against the slavery and they are opposed to people in minority.

Abraham Lincoln was part of the Republican Party and took over the presidency in the year 1860. This party is younger to the two parties in the US political system. They were always in favor of free labor and start with the small business. Their approach towards the US economy and politics was modern. Their agenda was to modernize everyone and develop in them the spirit of entrepreneurship. They wanted to end slavery on the American land and bring upon growth and development on the American soils. The Republican Party is also known as the grand old party. The Republican Party lay emphasis on the role of free market. They believe in the filter down theory, the rich to help the poor.

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Favored Party of the Blue Countries PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 12 September 2009
Democratic Party is one of the oldest Political party’s of the US along with the Republicans. The history shows that the Democratic Party supported the labors and the minorities in the old times. The existence of the Democratic Party dates back to the 1792 to represent the anti monarchial views. The victory of the Democratic Party was seen from the 1826 to 1856. The Democratic Party also won two presidential elections in the year 1840 and 1848. But in the later years, Democratic Party faced many problems and failures due to the extension of slavery in the western territories. As a result, Republican Party got the power and the Democratic Party lost the elections.

The election of the 1860 is regarded as one of the most critical elections. The country followed the two party systems with the Democratic Party on the one hand and the Republican Party on the other. From 1870s-1890s the democrats dominated and enjoyed the political party as the whites regarded the Republicans responsible for the civil war. Another, very critical elections happened to be at the time economic depression in the year 1929. The Democratic Party enjoyed the majority in both southern America and northern America and replaced the republicans.

US Politics a Two Tiered System PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 September 2009
The American political party system is dominated by two parties. They are the Republicans and the democrats. These two parties date back to very old time and have continued to be the two major political parties of the US politics. The symbol for the Republican Party is elephant and for the Democratic Party is a donkey. These two parties are often compared to the parties in Britain and Germany, wherein one party is economically interventionist and socially radical as compared to the other party. The blue states in US are won by the Democratic Party and the red states by the Republican Party.

The powers of the federal government are defined in the constitution. Here each state has a legislature, executive and the judiciary. Under the legislature come the House of Representatives and the senate. The judiciary comprises of the courts. The court is present in each state. The US politics is a divided democracy in terms of separation of powers between the legislatures, executive and the judiciary. Secondly, the democracy is divided on the basis of division of power between the federal government and the state government to make the functioning in a proper way. The political party system is divided politically also on the basis of the social issues.

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Solution for Economic Recession: Supporting Small Businesses PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 05 September 2009
Even if the personal bankruptcy of the small entrepreneurs got to 41% from the total, economic experts say that, the only solution for the US –besides reducing costs in all the sectors- is to support the small businesses.

So, in order to support that segment, a couple of measures should be taken, measures meant to encourage the appearance of small businesses. For the business/economic sector, that would mean new working places, some money to the public budget and so on. But, in order to do that, the health insurance costs should be reduced pretty much, the taxes for the first year of existence should be cut off to minimum and so on. And only by doing this, the US economy might redress sooner.

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