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American and Texas Government Government 310L The University of Texas at Austin Spring 2009 Exam One REMEMBER TO WRITE YOUR NAME AND COURSE NAME IN THE BLUE BOOK Make sure to budget your time in order to complete both sections of this exam. I. Identifications (60 points) : In this section, choose six of the eight items listed below, and provide a description of what it is and why it is significant (10 points each) Authority Legitimacy Pluralist View Power State / government Bureaucratic view Marxist view Elitist view Political culture American exceptionalism Great Compromise 3/5 compromise Electoral College Judicial Review Checks and Balances Antifederalists Block Grants Nullification Police Powers Devolution Orthodox Progressive Efficacy Franking Whip Cloture Cabinet Bully Pulpit Impeachment Lame Duck
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GOV 310L Spring 2009 II. Short Essays (Choose two of the three essays to answer) (40 points) 1. Discuss the reasons for the Framers favoring representative democracy over direct democracy.
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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