If I Was President Of The United States Essay

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I would give jobs to the people without them, and I would allow people who are under 18 to vote because they should have that right.
—Andrea L., age 11, Arkansas

If I am elected to be President I will make this world a better place. I will do more than just sit in my chair. I will stop the taxes for the people who are poor and have no homes. The homes that are not being used I will give to the poor. I would make schools a better place by giving them extra supplies.
—Richard C., age 11, New York

If I was President, I wouldn't make anyone do what they didn't want to do. I also would listen to what everyone thinks. I would do all these things because no one would put a controlling person in charge of their country. For example, I might think that everyone should have volunteer jobs and not get paid. Everyone might not want to do that, so I would have a meeting and see what else we can do because it's not volunteering if you don't want to do it. I would listen to everyone's opinion because if I want to fix a situation and my solution could put the country in danger, someone might come and show me another way to do it. The presidency is an important thing.
—Janine L., age 11, New York

If I were President, I would make peace in the world. I would end war. I would put a force field around each part of the world so there will be no war. I would put a force field on the sky. I would put electric gates to trap the people that want war.
—Derek T., age 8, New York

If I became President, I would try to make the country more pleasant and peaceful. I would do as much as I could to prevent wars in, or including, our country. I would give money to environmental funds. I would ban the cars that pollute the most. I would help the needy and poor in all the ways I could. I would try my best at the hard job and I would stick with what I believed in. I would protect all endangered animals and have special reserves for them. I would have special classes for kids with disabilities so they would not be teased and so the kids would know they weren't the only people who are different. If I became President I would try to get people to agree with me, because if no one supported me I wouldn't be able to do anything.
—Eliana P., age 9, Massachusetts

I think it is not right that kids who live in orphanages get treated the way they do. You should speak out against it because you just might get into a situation where you or someone you know has to go to an orphanage. They need to always have clean clothes and be treated just how you would want to be treated!
—Alli G., age 12, Colorado

If I were President, there would be three days of school.
—Zachary L., age 9, Connecticut

Essay about Andrew Jackson, an Ideal President for America

620 WordsDec 19th, 20113 Pages

Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States of America, can be debated as either a good president or bad president. But if one were to weigh out the positives and negatives of Andrew Jackson’s presidency, one would realize that his positives outweigh his negatives for a variety of historic facts. Andrew Jackson was a good president because he represented the majority of America’s people by being a common, prevented a civil war when South Carolina threatened to secede from the nation, and because he technically found or instigated the two major parties used in America today (Democratic and Republican). Many Jackson oppositionists despise him because of he is a hypocrite, however America was founded on hypocrisy so as an…show more content…

Jackson is very important because he created or instigated the two dominant political parties we use today (democratic and republican). The beliefs in these parties switched several times in history but initially Jackson was a democrat. The major beliefs in democrats in the 1820s-1850s were the beliefs in a small national government, pro states’ rights, and a strict interpretation of the constitution. The republicans (initially known as the Whigs) essentially opposed all of Jackson’s beliefs and therefore had more or less the complete opposite beliefs of the democrats. By starting these two political parties, he started the way people would categorize political candidates throughout the rest of American history. There are many who are against Andrew Jackson because he is a hypocrite. An example of this is how Jackson states he is against slavery but still owned slaves. One has to understand that America was founded on hypocrisy. Essentially what Jackson is trying to do is to make compromises on situations so he can support both sides of an argument to represent as many people as possible. Conclusively Jackson was a great president because he represented the people of America by being a common man, overcame huge obstacles such as keeping South Carolina from seceding, and by forming the two most popular political parties used in America today, the Democrats and the Republicans. Those who argue that Jackson was a bad president simply

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