ESPAOL 121 GUIA DE ESTUDIO - EXAMEN FINAL (100 Puntos) Fall 2016
*Please bring a # 2 pencils for the exam*
Actividad A. Lecturas de Arriba! Lee las oraciones sobre las lecturas de tu libro
y marca (a) si son ciertas y (b) si son falsas. (10 puntos)
A. Autocracy: a political system that has no competition and no (true) accountability;
those in power stay in power regardless of the wishes of the people.
B. Semi-liberal Autocracy: Some civil liberties present; civil society; s
A. Civil Society: participation in autonomous voluntary organizations.
1. Civic associationalism can take on numerous forms.
2. No governmental presence.
3. Schools for Democracy
a) Helps create and foster democratic norms and behavior.
Democratic Transitions and Regimes
A. What causes authoritarian regimes to transition to democracy?
1. The decisive step toward democracy is the devolution of power from a
group of people to a set of rules.
B. Democratic Consolidation
1. Democracy is c
A. The ideas of nacija (nation) and narod (people) are important in former
1. If you werent part of a certain nation and a certain type of people, you
B. 1974 Yugoslav Constitution
1. Gave Slavic Muslims the righ
What is comparative politics?
A. One of the three main sub-fields (other two are American politics and
B. The study and comparison of domestic politics and institutions across countries.
C. Two methods of research: quantitativ
*Added reading to the syllabus* Week 12 (before Thanksgiving) - News article
Nationalism and Identity
A. Liberty Leading the People painting
1. French Revolution era painting representing French nationalism
B. Nationalism: a political principle, which
Political Economy and Development
A. Comparative Political Economy: the study of the relationship between states and
1. How politics and economics are related.
B. Political-economic system: the actual relationship between political and economi
James Joseph Hackett
War in politics 363
Dr. Benjamin Jones
September 15, 2016
An Analytical Look At The Foreign Policy Of Barack Obama
The foreign policy of the United States has changed drastically throughout the last one
hundred years. With each new
A. Party Systems
1. Relatively stable since 1949, even with reunification of the 1980s and 90s
taken into account
2. 1957 - 1983 dominated by two large forces (center-right CDU/CSU and
the center-left SPD) and one smaller one (lib
Test Two Study Guide Fall 2016
WESTERN POLITICAL ECONOMY
77: To what do observers attribute British economic decline? Three factors: 1) Downside of early industrialization which made the country the worlds first industrial power but later allowed
-muckraking (know this)
-getting some sensationalistic story
-still largely print media
-agenda setting (gonna be on the test)
-getting to put whats on the agenda
-write what you think is important
Political Science Test Review
Why do we have elections?
-to elect people for office
Know definition of political efficacy
-the idea that your vote is important and you can actually change something by your
-over time, its gone down
-honeymoon effect (gonna be on quiz)
-what do they do?
-depend on president
-varies greatly based on personality
-modern ones tend to choose a cause
Does it matte
What is a political party?
-group united by ideology seeking control of government to promote ideals
-not provided for in Constitution
-Washington was against i
For the quiz:
Know what hyperpolization and hyperpartisanship
Get green scantron
Why do we care about it?
-it matters what you can and cant do
-can determine what issues are on agenda
Downs voting equation
R=reward for voting
pB=probability vote matters or is decisive
C=costs of voting
-if you dont like whats going on in government
-435 Representativeselected every 2 years
-100 Senatorselected every 6 years
-current congress: 54 rep. 44 dem., 2 Ind in Senate; 246 Rep., 188 Dem. In house
-majority republicans in the house of the senate
-35 years old
-14 year residency requirement
-4 year term
-2 term limit22nd amendment
-increases over time
-big jump under FDR
Head of State
-unifying symbolic role
-what does the Judiciary do?
-who makes up the Judiciary? How are they chosen
What does the Law do?
-like going to court
-reflect societal values
-make laws that reflect
Origins of Democracy in America
-athenian democracydirect democracy (need to know what this is) greek democracyall the
-where everyone votes on every decision
-raise taxes, lets vote. Go to war, lets vote
-every citizen had duty to t
Building the Constitution
Problems with the articles of confederation
-big issues in a lot of politics
-doesnt allow the federal government to tax.so where is the money coming from?
-hard to change
-debts coming due
Introduction to American Politics POL 101 Section 1
Winter Intersession 2016
Bishop 209, M-F: 8:00-11:30
Exams: January 7, 11, 14, and 16
Marvin King, PhD
Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies
Office: Deupree 325, Office Ho
Marchiel History 106 Paper 2 Rubric
Intro and Thesis
-Does your introduction draw in the reader?
-Is the (given) thesis clearly stated in the introduction?
-Does the thesis state what the paper actually argues? Is there agreement
between thesis a
Political Science Exam
1. Freedom: no unfair restrictions should be put in the way in pursuit of what you want, but
does not guarantee help in achieving those things
*importance: high premium on the value of freedomprocedure freedom is present in
Constitutional Law II Midterm
- Fist Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the
right of the people peace
Constitutional Law II:
Civil Rights & Liberties
What will we talk about:
Freedom of Religion
Freedom of Speech and Press
Second Amendment rights
Right to Privacy
Searches and seizures
Right to counsel
CON LAW FINAL EXAM
The right of the people to be secure in their person, houses, papers, and effects, against
unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but
upon probable cause, supported by o
Pol 363: War and World Politics
Dr. Ben Jones
COIN in Iraq and Future Warfare
The efforts of US counterinsurgency (COIN) in Iraq following the surge in 2007
provided tangible solutions to the complexities of a highly-sectarian society