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American Government 790:104 Review Sheet - Final Exam Fall 2011 The final exam is not cumulative (e.g. what was covered on the midterm, will not be included on this exam). Like the midterm, the final exam is broken down into two parts. In the first section, you will be asked to define and describe the significance of specific terms in relation to the other themes and principles of American Government (worth a total of 60 points). In the second section, you write an essay (worth a total of 40 points). You will be asked to make an argument using evidence from Professor Baker’s book Strangers on a Hill , thus in preparing for the exam you should familiarize yourself with the main argument and court cases and legislation in this book. The following list of terms is a sample of what to expect on the identifications part of the exam. The terms have been selected from Professor Baker’s lectures, Strangers on a Hill , and Lowi, Ginsburg, and Weir’s We the People
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