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Study Guide Exam One Guidelines: I will be provide 12-15 of the following terms for the Quiz. Out of those YOU will choose SIX to answer. The answer should contain 1. Context 2. Definition 3. Significance. Remember a thorough answer will contain between 5 to 8 well-constructed sentences. Terms: Political Power Political Elite Philosophical Underpinnings of the Constitution (Hobbes/Locke –Rule of law-State of Nature—Social Contract) Traditional Liberty Colonial Mind The Real revolution Constitutional Convention Weaknesses of the Article of Confederation Constitution and Slavery Great Compromise Federalism/Elastic language McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) Nullification Grant in Aid De-evolution Revolution Speech and National Security Libel/Slander/Obscenity Free Exercise clause Establishment Clause Exclusionary rule Search and Seizure Confession and Self-Incrimination Civil Rights Campaign in the Courts (Separate but equal) Brown v Board of Education Campaign in Congress Essay: For the essay portion of the exam you will choose ONE from the questions
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Unformatted text preview: provided. The answers should be between 500-600 words. IN addition they must have one-inch margins be doubled spaced and in Times New Roman 12 point font. And they must stapled together! Essay Questions: 1.Compare and contrast the Federalist and Anti-Federalist view. Which do you believe is the most accurate be sure to buttress your argument with your notes from class. 2. Explain how the Framers handled the issue of slavery in the Constitution. Explain whether you believe they “compromised” to insure passage of the new set of laws or if they missed an opportunity to settle the slavery question long before the Civil War had its say. 3. Discuss the importance of Federalism to the American system of government. How is it created, structured, and who benefits from this system. In addition answer the question: do you believe federalism is an efficient and effective form of government?...
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  • Fall '09
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