Study Guide for Final Exam

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Sheet1 Page 1 Study Guide for Final Exam PLS100 American National Government Spring 2007Judd Thornton Topics from Exam 1 Normative vs. positive theory Empirical vs. theoretical methods of political analysis Units of analysis Cross sectional vs. dynamic Definitions of politics How do government derive authority? How is power distributed (four different views) Partisanship Codified and uncodified constitution Procedures to amend constitution. Factions Models of federalism (dual, cooperative, new) Barron v. Baltimore (1833), Gitlow v. New York (1925). Palko v. Connecticut(1937), Gruttner v. Bollinger (2004) Tests of restricting expression Multi-member districts de jure segregation de facto segregation Sources of culture Self-interest: narrow or broad (how do people interpret social matters?) Topics from Exam 2 Articles of Confederation h Weaknesses hshield and swordh
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Sheet1 Page 2 Median voter theorem and explanations for its failed prediction Agenda setting (framing and priming) Four questions to ask when looking at poll results
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