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American political parties

What makes American political parties unique? Discuss the ramifications of changes in levels of American partisanship (party affiliation and identity) on the power of political parties in the present.

Leadership Styles, Candidacy, and PAC

1. What is the relationship between a president's leadership style in office and his (or her?) campaign style? Explain your answer. 2.Select a Political Action Committee (PAC). How is it funded? What political candidates does it support? Evaluate whether the PAC appears influential.

The Living Constitution

Research the debate about the role of courts, and specifically the Supreme Court, in deciding debates about constitutionality of laws and regulations. What arguments are offered for and against the power of judicial review? Cite cases in which judicial review has been used both well and poorly. What guidelines can you discern in

American Political Science

Describe the merit system? Describe the various types of courts? Trail court appellate court supreme court plea bargains uniform commercial code jurisdiction plea bargains uniform commercial code jurisdiction due process How are federal judges appointed? Senatorial courtesy How do cases reach the supreme court? Rules

American Politic Questions

1) Overview of our voting rights. Expanding Franchise poll tax turnout/voter participation American political community requirements to vote 26 amendment 2. History overview of the Democratic party from 1852 all the way to the present. 3) Explain the electoral college in detail. 4) Explain the various type of inte

Political Questions

Overview of the constitutional limitation of government power. Compare power national and state governments describe various types of gov grants. Describe about protected speech and what is meant by it. Explain what is meant by search and seizure (elocutionary rule, drug testing). Overview how affirmative action cont

10 Objective Type questions from the course book - Government by the People

1. During the Constitutional Convention, the Connecticut Compromise called for: ____a. a single-house legislature in which each state would be represented equally. ____b. the laws of the national government to be treated as superior to state laws. ___ c. a bicameral legislature with representation in one of the chambers

U.S. Constitutional Law Question

Due to the current interest in Gay Marriage in California and other states...I wondered if anyone knew if there was an Article or Section of the United States Constitution that could be seen as directly related to this issue? Just curious!

American Politics During the Eve of the Civil War

What was the political landscape of America on the eve of the Civil War? Many scholars point out that the Civil War was in many ways the product of the breakdown in the American political system that had effectively contained the divisive issue of slavery until the dissolution of the Whig Party on the eve of the Civil War. T

American Government

Answer completely but briefly the following four questions: 1. Discuss the establishment clause and the free exercise clause and include any court cases dealing with these clauses 2. Civil liberties are at the heart of political culture in the U.S. Define civil liberties, and give six example of them. What are two controv