Political Science 1336 Exam 2 Review
POLS 1336 15590-19253
Part one: Political Culture
Given cultural constraints, who can and cannot potentially win the
presidency (think about race, gender, religion, etc.)?
Muslim, Black in race, women, Immoral Person, Gay, Communist and Socialist
Ideology, Interest Groups, Minorities, Poor, atheist and etc.
Why are conservatives more vulnerable to charges of racism than liberals?
A) Historical these were the people who fought against civil rights and did not want
to implement them in United States in 60’s other than that historically they were
also against the affirmative action and welfare programs that would have helped
blacks and other minorities survive in the corporate world and have better lives
which would give them better opportunity for education and bring them out of
B) Modern day conservatives do not deny these rights but it’s a cover for their intent,
and it is hard to tell who racists are and who are not.
What issue best describes the religious v. secular split in America?
A) Gay marriage and Prohibition issue of Alcohol Lasted over 100 years. Then we
have divorce rate, pornography, and gay lifestyle. Our Morals are derived from
the religion but our government is secular having Separation of Church and State.
Mostly people are religious in America yet they are tolerant.
Examples of Behaviors that were once illegal but are legal and tolerated
A) Civil Liberties, Alcohol Consumption, Religion other than Christianity, Being
gay, Pornography, Divorce, Fornication. Birth Control (contraceptives and
Condoms), War Protests, and Freedom of Expression, Legality of Abortion,
Who would fit the profile of a client whose cause the ACLU (American Civil
Liberty Union) might champion?
A) Terrorist, Communist, Atheist, American-Indians, K.K.K, Flag Burners and
generally any undesirable who thinks that his/her civil rights are being violated.
List some Controversial Policies that a President peruses to ensure a growing
economy at home?
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