MCAT Strategy – Writing Sample: Politics

MCAT Strategy – Writing Sample: Politics

Most people are motivated by emotion rather than reason in political matters.

Treaty of Versailles, Post WWI Germay, Hitler
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aftermat…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_hi…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_o…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEghwt…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyNj0f…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGhdX1…

Stephen Harper
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JA8pP…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5b26x…

Video 2
A country needs enemies, real or imagined, in order to maintain its identity.

Colonialism and the American Revolution:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonialism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_taxat…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American…

Neutrality and Switzerland:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neutrali…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switzerland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geneva

Video 3
Wealthy politicians cannot offer fair representation to all the people.

Arnoldo Aleman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnoldo_…
http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/refe…

David Miller
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Mi…
http://www.thestar.com/News/GTA/artic…

Video 4

The nature of democracy requires that its citizens be dependent upon one another.

Social Security:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_s…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welfare
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Employme…

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