It is paradoxical that in the country that is the world’s greatest advocate of democracy, turnout at elections is among the lowest in the democratic world, particularly as other forms of participation, such as pressure group activity, are high. High voter abstention in US elections can be explained using a number of simple terms such … Continue reading Why does turnout in USA elections tend to be relatively low? (Short Essay)
Was Theseus more important to Athens as a monster-slayer or as a political leader?
Ancient history is not my forte, but here is a short exam-style ancient history essay - not referenced. __________________________ Theseus, as a Greek king of the heroic age, played many roles in the development of Athens; these were both political roles in the everyday development of Athens and his less realistic roles as a mythical … Continue reading Was Theseus more important to Athens as a monster-slayer or as a political leader?
An interesting cartoon I found today
A picture speaks a thousand words...