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After September 11

After September 11  

John Prados

in The US Special Forces: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199354283.003.0006
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Brigadier General Stanley McChrystal stood near the door of a C-130J transport, ready for a practice parachute jump near Fort Bragg, when the air force jumpmaster leaned over to say ... More
The Basic Terms

The Basic Terms  

Michael J. Gerhardt

in Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.003.0003
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What does the term “impeachment” mean? At least as a concept, if not in practice, impeachment has been around for a long time. The word itself derives from a Latin root used to ... More
ConclusionCampus Politics at the Administrative University

Conclusion: Campus Politics at the Administrative University  

Jonathan Zimmerman

in Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.003.0008
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On May 31, 1969, Wellesley College’s first-ever elected class speaker delivered a short set of remarks at its 91st commencement exercises. She had been preceded at the podium by ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Michael J. Gerhardt

in Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.003.0011
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In this book, we have covered a lot of ground. We have reviewed the history and practice of impeachment. We have asked and tried to answer every conceivable question about impeachment, and ... More
Defining Impeachable Offenses

Defining Impeachable Offenses  

Michael J. Gerhardt

in Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.003.0006
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What do the study of the origins of the Constitution and our experiences with impeachment teach us about the meaning of the terms “other high crimes or misdemeanors”? From the ... More
Diversity and Its Discontents

Diversity and Its Discontents  

Jonathan Zimmerman

in Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.003.0004
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Have American universities become more diverse? Of course they have. The number of black college students in the United States tripled between 1976 and 2012; during that span, ... More
Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow  

John Prados

in The US Special Forces: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199354283.003.0004
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The world of Special Forces expanded, perhaps exponentially, during the 1960s. Green Berets got most of the attention, but much of what they did—especially with the Studies and Analysis ... More
Explaining the Procedures in Impeachment

Explaining the Procedures in Impeachment  

Michael J. Gerhardt

in Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.003.0007
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How does an impeachment begin? Generally, impeachments can begin in at least two ways. The first is that someone or some group outside the House of Representatives asks the House ... More
Explaining What Punishments the Senate May Impose

Explaining What Punishments the Senate May Impose  

Michael J. Gerhardt

in Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.003.0008
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What punishments may be imposed in an impeachment proceeding? The Constitution provides that “Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, ... More
The History of the Federal Impeachment Process

The History of the Federal Impeachment Process  

Michael J. Gerhardt

in Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.003.0004
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How many people have been impeached, and why? Over the course of American history, the House of Representatives has formally impeached nineteen individuals.1 Most of these people ... More
How did that Make You Feel?Psychology and Campus Politics

How did that Make You Feel?: Psychology and Campus Politics  

Jonathan Zimmerman

in Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.003.0007
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When did the psychology of college students become a public issue? Adults have always been anxious about the well-being of the young; in many ways, that’s our job. But until the ... More
Impeachment in the States and around the World

Impeachment in the States and around the World  

Michael J. Gerhardt

in Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.003.0009
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What were the models for the federal impeachment process? The framers modeled the federal impeachment process in part on the experiences with impeachment in the states and England ... More
IntroductionMaking Sense Of Campus Politics

Introduction: Making Sense Of Campus Politics  

Jonathan Zimmerman

in Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.003.0001
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In November 2015, America’s college campuses witnessed one of the sharpest bursts of student protest since the 1960s. An email about racially offensive Halloween costumes at Yale sparked an ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Michael J. Gerhardt

in Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.003.0002
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Donald Trump’s presidency has brought the nation back to familiar constitutional territory: talk of impeachment, this time based on a wide range of alleged misconduct, including possible ... More
Introduction Puerto Rico—A Stateless Nation

Introduction Puerto Rico—A Stateless Nation  

Jorge Duany

in Puerto Rico: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
27 April 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190648695.003.0001
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Puerto Rico has a peculiar status among Latin American and Caribbean countries. On July 25, 1898, the United States invaded the Island during the Spanish-Cuban-American War, and has since ... More
Origin of the Species

Origin of the Species  

John Prados

in The US Special Forces: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199354283.003.0002
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Critical to the antecedents of modern Special Operations Forces is the question of how you define their mission. If the notion is that these troops are bands of heroes, then their history ... More
The Parallax Shift

The Parallax Shift  

John Prados

in The US Special Forces: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199354283.003.0003
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Special Forces materialized during a period when US military doctrine was actually least favorable to their creation. Under President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who entered office near the end ... More
The Politics of Professors and Students

The Politics of Professors and Students  

Jonathan Zimmerman

in Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.003.0002
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Are American professors mostly liberal? Yes. But you knew that already. What you didn’t know, perhaps, is that 43 percent of professors oppose affirmative action for ... More
Professorial Speech and The Fate of Academic Freedom

Professorial Speech and The Fate of Academic Freedom  

Jonathan Zimmerman

in Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.003.0005
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What is academic freedom? Here’s what it isn’t: a license for professors do whatever they want. Consider the case of James Tracy, a tenured associate professor of communications ... More
PrologueBookends to a War

Prologue: Bookends to a War  

John Prados

in The US Special Forces: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199354283.003.0020
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The Afghanistan war began with high hopes and in a thrilling way. A few Americans—just a few—enlisted local allies and toppled the national government led by the Taliban, an ... More

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