Although a good president is somewhat subjective, most people will agree that a good president is someone who takes quick action whenever problems threaten the nation, addresses key issues using his or her platform, comm... More »

By most accounts, Andrew Jackson is considered by historians as a good president and highly influential. Jackson was the seventh president, serving two terms from 1829 to 1837. More »

History.com provides historical information for U.S. presidents. Detailed information is available for every president from George Washington through Barack Obama. Some entries include video clips from History’s televisi... More »

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The concept of tribal rule refers to the ability of a group of a singular culture or ethnicity to enact their own government while within the borders of another nation. Groups like Native American tribes have their own s... More »

The constitution of a nation is the set of rules that governs how a government can exercise power. The constitution usually allocates different powers to various institutions and determines how they should exercise their... More »

Russia has a semi-democratic government system with an elected president. The president shares control with the prime minister. More »

Some positive aspects of democracy are its inclusion of diverse perspectives, its beneficial effects on citizens' character and the stability that it provides to government. As stated by the U.S. Department of State, the... More »