FINAL QUESTIONS - FINAL EXAM GOV 310L SPRING 2008 BACARISSE...

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FINAL EXAM GOV 310L SPRING 2008 BACARISSE Write your name on the paper. Answer ONE of the questions below in the space provided . You may choose to answer either one of the questions. QUESTION ONE One major theme of this course has been the struggle between the two primary economic interest groups. Please discuss how the competition between these groups has influenced the structure of our government, and the exercise of government power. Be sure to identify and define the groups by their understanding of tyranny and their view of “federalism.” Your essay should include a discussion of how the idea of “enumerated powers” balanced the interests of the large and small economic interest groups, and how each viewed the “necessary and proper” clause, and then identify at least two relevant decisions of the United States Supreme Court that established the limits of federal power prior to the Civil War. Your essay should also identify the characteristics of lassiez-faire government that followed Reconstruction, and explain whether this concept altered the limits of federal power established prior to the Civil War. Include a summary of the reaction to lassiez- faire by the geographically divided small economic interests, identifying relevant movements and groups that opposed the abuses of large capital. Identify the historical events that led to the uniting of the small economic interests to
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2008 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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FINAL QUESTIONS - FINAL EXAM GOV 310L SPRING 2008 BACARISSE...

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