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Unformatted text preview: American Government 08/20/09 POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Trust in Government Questions 1. On the whole, would you say you are satisfied or dissatisfied with the way the nation is being governed? 1) yes 2) no 2. Amount of Trust and Confidence in the Executive Branch headed by the president 1) Great deal 2) fair 3) not very much 4) not at all 3. Amount of Trust and Confidence in the Legislative Branch Consisting of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives 1) Great deal 2) fair 3) not very much 4) not at all 4. Amount of Trust and Confidence in the Judicial Branch headed by the U.S. Supreme Court 1) Great deal 2) fair 3) not very much 4) not at all POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Trust in Government Gallup Poll POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Trust in Government (cont.) Gallup Poll POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Trust in Government (cont.) Gallup Poll POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Trust in Government (cont.) Gallup Poll POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Government The formal institutions that have the authority to make, implement, and adjudicate public policy. Public frustration with the government seems directed more at Congress and the president than the Supreme Court. POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Politics A Positive or Native meaning? POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Politics (Cont.) Geek word, polis = city-state Man is by nature a political animal. - Aristotle, Politics POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Politics (Cont.) Politics is the struggle over who gets what, when, and how.- Harold Lasswell In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times. - Winston Churchill The process that determines what government does. (BC p.10) POLS1101 .Fall 2009 Politics is everywhere...
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