Exam 1-Study Guide-Spring-2011

Exam 1-Study Guide-Spring-2011 - 1. Separation of Powers 2....

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Study Guide-Exam 1 What is Politics?? What is government? Why do we need government?? What does it take to have a government? Political efficacy Theocracy Authoritarian government Democracy Constitutional Democracy Representative democracy Can a democracy be both constitutional and representative? What are the essential beliefs of our democracy? What was wrong with the Article of Confederation? Why was Shay’s Rebellion important? The Great Compromise/Connecticut Compromise: What was the 3/5 Compromise? Why was it important? Little attention was paid to slavery? Why? Social Contract Theory The Federalists favored: Anti-Federalists favored: Why was ratification problematic?? Why is the Bill of Rights important? What does it do? What role did it play in the ratification of the Constitution? Political equality 1
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Universal suffrage Major Constitutional Principles:
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Separation of Powers 2. Checks and Balances 3. National supremacy 4. Popular sovereignty 5. Federalism 6. Limited Government 7. Judicial Review How is the Constitution amended? Due Process of Law: What does it mean? [The Fifth Amendment guarantee of due process is applicable only to actions of the federal government . The Fourteenth Amendment contains virtually the same phrase, but expressly applies to the states .] Federal Powers: Be able to give some examples of state and national powers Enumerated (listed) powers: Implied powers: Inherent powers: Concurrent powers: The Privileges and Immunities Clause: The Full Faith and Credit Clause: The Necessary and Proper clause The Establishment Clause The Electoral College: Why do we have an Electoral College? What does it do? 2...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PLSC 2003 taught by Professor Diallo during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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