POINT OF DIVERENCE

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POINT OF DIVERENCE What if the United States didn’t create a democratic government, but instead kept a monarchy?:

POINT OF DIVERENCE What if the United States didn’t create a democratic government, but instead kept a monarchy? Alfonso Mestidio Jesus Garcia

Background:

Background The United States has a federal presidential representative democracy, meaning that representatives are elected to represent the people.

Event 1:

Event 1 EVENT : George Washington would have never been the first president, or king. EVIDENCE : George Washington hated the monarchy system and wouldn’t become what he fought against.

Event 2:

Event 2 EVENT : Eventually the king would gain too much power and become corrupt. Many people would become unhappy with him and revolt. EVIDENCE : Many kings, such as the king of France, ruled only to keep themselves wealthy and in power.

Event 3:

Event 3 EVENT : The country would remain small for a longer period of time. EVIDENCE : Rome was a large kingdom, but it was hard to control for only one person to control. It fell as a result.

Conclusion:

Conclusion In conclusion, if the United States had a monarchy form of government, then it wouldn’t be the same country. From past examples, the rulers would be corrupt and the country would be out of control.

Citations:

Citations “Louis Philippe I.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 09 January 2014. Web. 09 January 2014 . < en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Louis_Philippe_I >. “Ancient Rome.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 09 January 2014. Web. 09 January 2014. < http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Rome>. “The Man Who Would Not Be King.” Cato. Cato Institute, 09 January 2014. Web. 09 January 2014. < http:// www.cato.org/publications/commentary/man-who-would-not-be-king>.