The country has successfully reformed its governing system a number of times in the past in response to governing crises. The Commission recommends reform to political establishments, investment in civil society, and reworking our political culture. With these recommendations the Commission seeks to achieve empowerment for all, responsive and efficient governance, and a resilient and wholesome civic culture, characterised by a shared dedication of Americans to 1 one other and constitutional democracy. Moreover, some see fading trust as an indication of cultural sickness and nationwide decline.
Voter turnout declined from seventy nine percent of the eligible voting age population in 1896 to only forty nine percent in 1920, when girls gained the right to vote. In the South, voter turnout began a precipitous decline after the withdrawal of federal troops in 1877, hitting its nadir in 1920 at 22 %, and rising only after the passage of the 1965 Voting … Read More