District-wide Final Study Sessions

District-wide Final Study Sessions - Electoral process for...

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District-wide Final Exam Study Session – Topics Social contract theory Locke, Montesquieu/Enlightenment theory Extradition Articles of Confederation: why they were weak, what they represented VA and NJ Plans/Great (Connecticut) Compromise Federalist #10 = factions Federal vs. confederal systems Purpose of Bill of Rights “Exclusionary Rule” Naturalization process (14 th Amendment) Political parties vs. Interest groups Public opinion: what it is/where peoples’ opinions come from Ex post facto, habeas corpus Gerrymandering/malapportionment, filibuster/cloture, indictment Committees: standing, select, conference, judiciary Constitutional qualifications for House, Senate, presidency Powers: delegated, reserved, concurrent
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Unformatted text preview: Electoral process for presidency Impeachment process 25 th Amendment/Succession Act of 1947 How cases get to Supreme Court How justices selected/how theyre shielded from public Judicial activism/ stare decisis Court cases: Miranda, Escobedo, Gideon; Plessy & Brown; Marbury; McCulloch; U.S. v. Nixon; Roe v. Wade; Buckley v. Vallejo . Federalists v. Anatifederalists Rise of political parties/third parties Lobbyists, PACs, grassroots approach Initiative, referendum, recall Partisan/nonpartisan, closed- v. open-primaries Sources of political values Selective incorporation Majority v. minority rights...
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