RESEARCHED TOWN: __________Coconut Creek____________PERSON INTERVIEWED: ________Ileana Flores______________ | | 1. (A) How long have you lived in the town of Coconut Creek (how many years: must be more than 15 years )? I’ve lived here for sixteen years (B) Why did you move here? The reason why I moved here is because most of my family used to live here when I decided to move | | 2. Participating in jury duty is a civic responsibility. Have you ever participated? If yes, describe your experience. No, I have not participated in jury duty | | 3. Do you have faith in your leaders and the democratic process? Why or why not?Yes because we live in a democratic system where almost every decision made is consulted with the public | | 4. Do you exercise your right to vote during election time(s)? Why or why not?Yes because I think it is important to vote for an individual that in my opinion is best capable of serving as a leader to the rest of the people. | | 5. Do television commercials, radio advertisements, articles in the newspaper influence how you view politicians and/or how you vote? Please explain.Not really. In some ways it can affect people’s perspectives on how they view them, but in my case, I base my view on politicians on facts like things that they do and what positive things they bring to the community. | | 6. How do you view the leaders/leadership of this community? Please explain? The leadership of Coconut Creek has always been very well managed. All of the community boards work together to achieve excellence. Most of the schools in the city are A schools. In addition, there are many activities for its residents. | | 7. What "bragging rights" can this town claim; in other words, what things would be highlighted in a promotional brochure to attract visitors or potential permanent residents?One of the most important things that this town has that could attract permanent residents is that most of its schools are A schools. For visitors, the fact that the town has beautiful natural parks will attract several visitors | | 8. What is a major positive change concerning this town you have witnessed since your time living here?One major positive change is that they built an outside mall called The Promenade. In my opinion The Promenade has attracted a lot of people into Coconut Creek and has helped the economy in the city. | | 9. What is a major negative change concerning this town you have witnessed since your time living here?There are not any negative changes that I’ve witnessed. The town has slowly progressed evry year. | | 10. Does this town have any "odd quirks," "claims to fame," or interesting tidbits about which outsiders would not know; what are they?Coconut creek is the butterfly capital of the world. | | 11. If you were empowered to make one change which affects this town, what would it…
decision making procedures. Democracy is a type of a government in which people have the right to select their leaders and to grasp their leaders answerable for their plans and their behavior in office. The people choose who will epitomize them in the legislature, and who will head the administration at the countrywide and indigenous levels. They do so by selecting between contending parties in systematic, fair and open elections. The important role of people in a democracy is to contribute in the communal…
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January 30th 2013
Wikileaks: A Reformation of Modern Democracy
Democracy, in theory, is quite straightforward and very effective. However, in practice democracy can become very complex and can be open to an array of interpretations and translations. Former President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, once declared a clear translation of democracy:
“Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and…
Democracy in America
Democracy is a unique type of government, and the purpose of this essay is to illustrate the strengths and weaknesses that a democratic government provides. I will detail that many components of this type of society are both strengths and weakness as each component has beneficial aspects as well as unavoidable pitfalls.
A democracy is a government by the people, in which the power is vested in the people themselves. The people then elect representatives who conduct their power…
What are the main features of a democracy? Explain why New Zealand is considerable to be a democracy?
This essay will define democracy and identify its main features. It will then examine democracy practise in New Zealand against these features before reaching a conclusion that New Zealand is a democracy country.
Democracy has been defined by Heywood “rule by the people”. He points out that this definition “implies both popular participation and government in the public interest and can take a…
Democracy has universal appeal. The principle that people should have a say about how they are being governed is one of the few stable features in a rapidly changing world.‟ Do you think this statement is accurate? Your answer must be supported by a clear and well researched justification.
As a governing principle democracy encompasses the right to vote with that of an elective government, a vote by the people for the people. This thinking that a society can determine the way in which its governed…
The closing scenes of the film
directed by Jacob Aaron Estes were particularly
memorable. They really made a lasting impression, with the viewer seeing a whole new side
of George’s personality, being moved by his mother’s overwhelming grief, and realising how
strong the loyalty is between Sam and Rocky.
The closing section first shows Sam in an interrogation room, through the police
camera set on a tripod. At this point the group, excluding Marty, have confessed to being
responsible for George’s death…
Is This Project Likely To Be Successful?
Location, Product, Pricing
Given the information, this project seems promising for success assuming high occupancy levels. The Millegan Creek Apartments would be a 390 unit apartment project in Williamson County, for a proposed $15,715,000 loan. It would be about 11 miles northwest of the CBD and close to many of Austin’s high tech companies. This location would be beneficial because it can service many of the high tech companies’ employees and since…
Coconut oil is a popular nutritional oil derived from the flesh of matured coconuts. Coconuts have long been a primary source of food throughout the tropics and their many industrial and cosmetic applications have made them a valuable commodity. Coconut oil is heat stable, making it suitable for cooking at high temperatures, it’s slow to oxidize, resists rancidity and has a shelf life of approximately two years or more (virgin coco creme created through a wet-milling process has an indefinite shelf…
Direct Democracy vs Representative Democracy
The term Democracy is derived from two Greek words, demos, meaning
people, and kratos, meaning rule. These two words form the word democracy which
means rule by the people. Aristotle, and other ancient Greek political
philosophers, used the phrase, `the governors are to be the governed', or as we
have come to know it, `rule and be ruled in turn'.
The two major types of democracy are Representative Democracy and Direct
Background on Coconut Telegraph
Coconut Telegraph Corporation (Coconut) is a developer and provider of specialized customer billings and management software and systems. On February 1, 2012, Coconut entered into an arrangement with Buffett Worldwide Inc. (Buffett) to deliver the Volcano System and provide one year of post contract customer support (PCS) beginning March 1, 2012. Buffett paid $12,000 on February 1, 2012, for the Volcano System and the related PCS.
On May 1, 2012, and in a separate…