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    Pat Buchanan

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    Pat Buchanan Pat Buchanan is currently campaigning to become the Republican representative in the next U.S. Presidential election. He is credited with striking a chord amongst the main stream, blue collar sector of the country. This is because he has based his economic platform on common myths about free trade and how it is the cause of the economic problems in the U.S. His theme is that layoffs and the closing of American plants are the result of foreign companies and countries taking advantage

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    James Buchanan

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    James Buchanan On April 23, 1791, a great man was born; fifteenth president of the United States, James Buchanan.He was born near Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. His father, James Buchanan, and his mother Elizabeth Speer Buchanan, raised their son a Presbyterian. He grew up in a well to do home, being the eldest of eleven other siblings. His parents cared for them all in their mansion in Pennsylvania. They sent him to Dickinson College. Buchanan graduated in 1809, was admitted to the bar in 1812, and

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    James Buchanan

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    James Buchanan grew up from being a nine-year-old child sitting on a stool behind the counter of his father’s store as the store’s record keeper in Pennsylvania, to the man sitting in the White House as the 15th President (Donovan 1-112). As the store’s record keeper, Buchanan spent most of his time calculating with one eye closed because he was extremely near sighted in one eye (Donovan 1-112). Buchanan worked hard for his Scotish-Irish parents and while working, he learned about politics from local

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    Pat Buchanan Speaks Out

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    Party presidential candidate Pat Buchanan. In the year of presidential elections the two popular candidates George Bush and Al Gore really don’t lash out on each other, which makes this years debates boring and long. Pat Buchanan is refreshing to the sense he doesn’t care what he says about the other candidates. Pat Buchanan’s history includes serving as an assistant to Richard Nixon, and also to Ronald Regan. An accomplished journalist in his younger career, Pat Buchanan wrote speeches for the Reykjavik

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    The Failure of James Buchanan

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    that the decision made would keep the country together. However, Buchanan acted irresponsibly in regards to the case. He corresponded with both Justice John Catron and Justice Robert Grier trying to learn when the decision of the case would occur (Auchampaugh 236). His purpose in this was to discover if the decision would occur before or after his inauguration, and as such, his inaugural address. In regards to the Chief Justice, “Buchanan emphatically denied that he and Taney had ... ... middle of

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    The Relationship of Gatsby and Daisy in The Great Gatsby At the heart of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, there is a theme of desire, an unshakable quest by Jay Gatsby set in motion by the beauty of Daisy Buchanan.  Yet, when Jay and Daisy are together, considerable awkwardness is displayed between these two characters, and this awkward atmosphere is primarily the result of the actions of Jay Gatsby. The uncomfortable relationship between Gatsby and Daisy is evidenced during a meeting

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    James Buchanan 's attempt to address the issue of slavery is an example of a president not being able to control the debate over an issue, in particular because of the vulnerable position Buchanan found himself in. James Buchanan is what is known as a Disjunctive President, one that is in power when their party is no longer the resilient regime and whose ideas are on the way out. Unfortunately, Buchanan failed to acknowledge the Democratic parties vulnerable position, which was indicative in the

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    James Buchanan – The Bachelor President

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    James Buchanan was born on April 23, 1791 and dies on June 1, 1868. He was born in a log cabin in Stony-Battle near Mercersburg, PA. The house he was born in now sits on the campus of the College Mercersburg Academy. His father was James Buchanan, Sr. and his mother was Elizabeth Speer. Buchanan was the second child of eleven. His parents owned a country store and growing up he learned arithmetic and bookkeeping by working at his parent’s store. He then learned two languages from the village

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    The character of Daisy Buchanan has many instances where her life and love of herself, money, and materialism come into play. Daisy is constantly portrayed as someone who is only happy when things are being given to her and circumstances are going as she has planned them. Because of this, Daisy seems to be the character that turns Fitzgerald's story from a tale of wayward love to a saga of unhappy lives. Fitzgerald portrays Daisy as a "doomed" character from the very beginning of the novel. She seems

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    To the casual fan of Fitzgerald, it may be tempting to equate Daisy with Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald. After all, she was his wife and apparent love of his life. In actuality, though, Daisy is a composite of Zelda and Fitzgerald's first great, unrequited love, Generva King; in fact, in a number of ways, Fitzgerald's characterization of Daisy tends to favor Generva. Before delving further into this topic, however, it is important to note that Fitzgerald was, in the words of Bruccoli, "an impressionistic

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