America's Choice 2000: Entering a New Millenium by William Crotty

By William Crotty

America’s selection 2000 makes an attempt to make experience of the longest operating, so much fiercely contested and, eventually, closest race within the background of presidential elections. What have been an earnest if predictable basic election crusade morphed right into a post-election day sequence of controversies that validated the nation’s electoral techniques, its courts, and its democratic tradition. finally, after all, a winner used to be declared and the state went approximately its company, despite the fact that now not sooner than primary questions have been raised as to the character of the vote and voter rationale and either the criteria and approaches used to make a decision elections. those concerns might be with us for future years. by means of any general, it was once a old election whose complete effects are but to be appreciated.America's selection 2000 conscientiously sifts in the course of the competing claims and techniques, studies what happened and gives a few exams as to the standard of the crusade, the character of the ultimate choice and the which means this has to the state. Crotty contains chapters dedicated to the Courts’ remarkable position in Election 2000, an exam of the general public opinion through the key occasions of the overall crusade, in addition to a bankruptcy detailing the result of key country and native elections in addition to the congressional races.

Show description

Read or Download America's Choice 2000: Entering a New Millenium PDF

Similar american studies books

Heaven Born Merida and its Destiny: The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel

While the Spaniards conquered the Yucatan Peninsula within the early 1500s, they made a very good attempt to wreck or Christianize the local cultures flourishing there. That they have been largely unsuccessful is evidenced by means of the survival of a couple of records written in Maya and preserved and extra to by way of literate Mayas as much as the 1830s.

Civil Defense Begins at Home: Militarization Meets Everyday Life in the Fifties

Demonstrates that the production of a civil security application produced dilemmas concerning the measure to which civilian society will be militarized to shield itself opposed to threats. This publication uncovers responses to the militarization of way of life and divulges how executive planners and traditional humans negotiated their approach on the sunrise of the atomic age.

The Gamecaller

The "Gamecaller"- a different identify for a special career given by means of a
unique personality himself. M. D. Pettie used to be the gamecaller, "calling
games" for a bunch of dropout execs who roamed the realm playing
a sequence of consciousness-expanding video games. .. Zen grasp. .. cult chief. .
a CIA operative. .. con guy. .. saint. .. [and] storyteller. He never
claimed to be something greater than a pupil and a bemused observer of
human folly. .. this can be the private tale of a few of the video games that he
invented, informed by way of one in every of his players.

ISBN: 978-0-9796271-8-7

To proceed the reward economic climate scan, in 2005 Tobe Terrell started
The Gainesville Zen middle, the place hospitality is out there to world
travelers. The publication that you're interpreting, one other instance of the gift
economy, was once initially given to a visitor on the Zen Hostel. Please,
after writing your identify within the entrance, go this e-book directly to an individual who
might get pleasure from it.

If you loved The Gamecaller, you're invited to make a donation to The
Zen heart, the place the cash can be used to provide one other replica of the

Gainesville Zen Center

404 SE second Street

Gainesville, FL 32601

www. zenhostel. com

(352) 336-3613

This electronic reproduction (epub, mobi and PDF) created and dispensed via Joseph
Matheny (http://josephmatheny. internet) with the permission of Tobe Terrell.

Extra resources for America's Choice 2000: Entering a New Millenium

Sample text

1 A Profile of Bush and Gore Voters in the 2000 Presidential Election (%) Category Bush Gore Gender Male Female 53 43 42 54 54 9 35 35 4: 90 62 55 Race White Black Hispanic Other (Note: A voter profile of the US population is as follows: 81% White, 10% Black, 7% Hispanic, 2% Asian, 1% Other) Residence City (over 500,000) Suburbs Rural Union Households Religion Protestant/Christian Catholic Jewish Other None Former Perot Voters Households with Guns Union Households With Guns 26 49 59 37 71 47 37 59 56 47 19 28 SO 64 61 42 50 79 62 61 27 (Nader 7) 36 50 50 Source: "Election 2000: Breaking Down the Electorate," in Time, November 20, 2000, p.

He was removed by security from the area and later was to sue on the basis that he and his party were arbitrarily barred from appearing in the debates. In the general election campaign's waning days, Nader suddenly began to receive extensive attention from both political parties and from the media. As the race was projected to be a toss-up, the Democrats went after Nader with a vengeance, fearing the vote he received in key states (even at a projected 4-5%) could provide the margin for a Bush victory and a Gore loss.

Official count gives Bush 300 vote lead. Two counties petition the Florida Supreme Court for guidance Deadline for receiving absentee ballots from overseas Absentee ballot count announced and increases Bush lead to 930 votes Florida Supreme Court hears arguments from Gore and Bush lawyers Florida Supreme Court rules that manual recounts should be included in state's total. The deadline for reporting votes is extended to November 26. Cheney enters hospital with heart attack. S. S. S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Bush challenge Florida state legislators threaten to send their own slate of electors to Electoral College; begin preparations for a legislative session to act on slate Former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 35 votes