District-wide Final Study Sessions

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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 they’re 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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  • Spring '09
  • Lind
  • Supreme Court of the United States, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Montesquieu/Enlightenment theory Extradition, District-wide Final Exam, confederal systems Purpose, presidency Impeachment process

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