TA: Drake Logan
Logic of American Politics: Federalism
1. The Supreme Courts decision in McCulloch v. Maryland and Gibbons v. Odgen was handled
well. Both McCulloch and Gibbons believed that they didnt have
Jennifer was just 18 at the time of the historic tragedy that befell New York City and Virginia. She
remembers the day clearly, as though it was yesterday. Jennifers work was interrupted abruptly by her
boss who told her to evacuate. Upon returning home,
Grendels Philosophical Development
Grendel, by John Gardner, is told from the point of view of Grendel. The narrator,
Grendel, is a lizard-like monster who lives in a cave beneath the ground. As the novel progresses,
Grendels view of the world changes. At
Title: Initiative Seeks to End Death Penalty in Calif., San Francisco Chronicle,
October 1, 2012
A. A new proposition in California seeks to end the death penalty and make the
harshest sentence that can be given to violent criminals be life in p
Title: Massachusetts Gay Couple Sues Church Over Nixed House Sale, FOX
News, September 10, 2012
A. A church in Massachusetts and a gay couple didnt share the same viewpoint
on the couples ability to purchase a house which would allegedly be used
HW # 11
1. Constitutional change can happen through executive action, basic legislation, party practices,
court decisions, and custom.
2. The cabinet advises the President on most matters.
3. The current role of the Electoral College is to make the formal
Title: In Looming Federalism Fight, Three States Say Feds Can't 'Unmarry'
Gay Couples, Minn. Post, September 10, 2012
A. Three states are arguing that the government has no right to unmarry a
gay couple because the Feds are demanding $350,000 in
Mossadeq becomes the new prime and limits foreign interests in Iran and the Shahs power.
Americans, along with the British, overthrow Mossadeq and Zahedi is the new prime minister.
Khomeini, a man who denounced the shahs Statu
Supreme Court to Rule on Drug Sniffing Dog Case, LA Times, January 6, 2012
The Supreme Court will decide on a possible landmark case in a trial that questions
whether police dog sniffs outside a residential home are legal without a warran
Yellow Pages Protected By First Amendment, Court Says, Los Angeles Times,
October 15, 2012
A Seattle Ordinance argued that yellow pages arent protected by the first
amendment and should be required to pay a fee to deliver their thick book
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Logic of American Politics, Congress
1. How do the differences between the House and Senate represent the
competing interests of large and small states?
- During the constitutional
Missouri Senate Race: McCaskill vs. Akin
1. Currently, Claire McCaskill, a woman, controls the Senate Seat. She is indeed running for
reelection. She has held this seat since 2006, when she defeated Talent to win the coveted
2. The race is re