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Exam 1 Questions - Political Science 123 Dr. Robert Lane...

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Political Science 123 1st Assignment Dr. Robert Lane Fall, 2007 Your grade will be based upon the following criteria: •Meeting the October 8, 2007, 11:30 a.m. deadline. Only e-mail the paper to me if you cannot make it to class on that date. (Due to the inconvenience of having to print out your paper, I will deduct 4 pts. from your grade.) Do not send the paper as an attachment. Instead, simply place it directly into the e-mail itself. •Writing in complete sentences, coherent paragraphs, and in your own words. •Not using the second person pronoun “you”. •Using specific illustrative examples to support your analysis and arguments. •Explicitly labeling each part of your paper. •Typing the assignment, using 1.5 spacing . •Consistently following instructions. •Using proper grammar, mechanics, spelling, and syntax. ** A reminder that I am unavailable for assisting you on this paper after 11:30 a.m., October 7, 2007. * 1. [15 pts. / 5 pts. each] SELECT THREE of the following questions: [You need to clearly demonstrate that you attentively viewed the films shown in class by referring to something specific in the film.] a) On September 11, we watched two films: Answer one of the following questions: – Drawing upon the “I Have A Dream” film, in a substantive paragraph explain why so many Americans consider this to be a great speech. OR – Drawing upon the “Key Constitutional Concepts: Creating the Constitution” film, in a substantive paragraph describe two key compromises made by the delegates meeting in Philadelphia. b) The history of nursing in the United States was presented in “Sentimental Women Need Not Apply” . Drawing upon this film, describe two obstacles that nurses had to overcome to establish their profession. c) Drawing upon the “Ethnic Notions” film, in a substantive paragraph discuss to what extent you think similar negative stereotypes presently exist in American popular culture (TV, movies, music, etc.). d) Drawing upon the film “Eyes on the Prize: Bridge to Freedom” . Describe two insights the film provides about the struggle for the right to vote for Blacks in the segregated South. This section requires you to draw upon and respond to class discussions and lectures. Select TWO of these three questions (Qs 2, 3, & 4). 2. [5 pts.] In a substantive paragraph, discuss to what extent your family shaped and influenced your political socialization. 3. [5 pts.] In a substantive paragraph, discuss what issues are/will be especially important to you when you vote in the 2008 election. 4. [5 pts.] In a substantive paragraph, discuss what “voting cues” (besides political
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course PS 123 taught by Professor Lane during the Fall '07 term at Saginaw Valley.

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Exam 1 Questions - Political Science 123 Dr. Robert Lane...

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