Govt. 229 1. The president's constitutional roles such as chief executive and commander in chief: has expanded in practice to be more powerful than the writers of the Constitution intended 2. The Whig theory holds that the presidency: is a limited of
G-229 MTX Key Term & Essay Question Review & Preparation
Review MTX prep and BE PREPARED to identify and/or write the answers to following questions &
Key Terms (bold) in context as presented in multi-choice or brief Essay formats
Describe the core provis
G-15: The Courts
The U.S. Supreme Court
Chapter 15: Learning Goals
(1). Identify the general types of cases and types of courts in our legal system .
(2). Describe the different levels and functions of the Federal Court System to
include: District C
Chapter 5: Civil Rights- Chapter Goals
(1). Define equality, and review differences between Civil
Rights vs. Civil Liberties.
(2). Trace the legal developments and social movements
that expanded Civil Rights.
(3). Describe how different groups have w
G-16: The Government & the Economy
Chapter 16- Chapter Learning Goals
(1). Explain how the public policy cycle works.
(2). Identify the broad reason government gets involved in the economy.
(3). Define gross domestic product (GDP), and describe how th
G-12: The Congress
Chapter 12: Learning Goals
(1). Describe who serves in Congress and how they
represent their constituents.
(2). Explain how party leadership, the committee system,
the staff system, and caucuses help structure
Chapter 2: The Constitution
Chapter 2- The Constitution: Learning Goals
(1). Describe the key events leading to the Declaration
of Independence and the Articles of Confederation.
(2). Explain how the Constitution attempted to improve
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G-16C: Environmental Policy
Protecting the Environment
How has US environmental policy evolved?
Evolution of Environmental Policy (Silent Spring)
1960s=> start of environmental activists movement
Union Oil of California oil spill off Santa Barbara
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G-13: The Presidency
Chapter 13: Learning Goals
(1). Explain the role of the president in the American
(2). Outline the presidents constitutional powers, to
include: expressed powers, delegated powers, and
implied or inherent power
G-7: The News Media
Chapter 7: The Media- Learning Goals
(1). Describe the role of print and broadcast media in
providing political information.
(2). Explain how the Internet has transformed the news
(3). Describe trends in who owns mass med
POLS-229 Quiz (Test 1 Part I Prep- Green)
_1. What are the different type of governments; what kind does the US have? Autocracy, Oligarchy, & democracy;
_2. What were the various plans offered at the US Constitutional Convention, and how did the
G-11: Interest Groups
G-11: Interest Groups- Chapter Goals
(1). Define Interest Group and contrast its difference with
that of a political party
(2). Describe the major types of interest Groups and whom
(3). Analyze why the number o
Chapter 4: Civil Liberties - Learning Goals
(1). Explain how civil liberties were applied to the
(2). Describe how the First Amendment protects
freedom of religion
(3). Describe how the First Amendment protects
(4). Explore whethe
POLS-229 Quiz II-TH-MTX prep (part 2- WTP) Green + essay
_1. Who is least likely to have informed Political Opinion?
A. An unskilled worker who just lost their job B. A rich businessman C. A retired person
D. A college graduate
E. A 17 year
Chapter 7: Key Questions to be Addressed: FCC
8. Which media does the government control?
Which government agency does the controlling
What are the FCCs role and function affecting broadcast media?
What are the major FCCs regulations affecting polit
POLS-229 Quiz-1 (Part I) WTP (Use 25/25 SCANTRON- Green)
1. _ is defined as government by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free elections.
2. The term that describes th
National Government (POLS-229)
National Government: Background & Experience
Captain (SEAL) Mike Slattery, US Navy (ret.): Background and Experience
Professor Slattery has taught Political Science and History courses at Campbell
G229 Quiz III (Part 3 Blue)
1. The party leader who acts as liaison with his party members and whose function is to count noses is
the: A. majority leader
B. minority leader
D. president pro tempore E. whip
2. Which of the followin
G-9: Political Parties
G-9: Political Parties- Chapter Goals
(1). Define what a Political Party is, and explain their
general role in politics.
(2). Describe how the party system in the United States
has changed over time and its
major features and
POLS229 MTX EXAM REVIEW PREPARATION:
MTX EXAM (20 POINTS TOTAL):
SECTION I=> SHORT ESSAY (1 of 5 questions) = 10 POINTS
Taken from the MTX Essay Preparation question list (see Blackboard)
Write your answer in the Bluebook (provided)
POLS-229- Final Exam Prep:
POLS-229 Final Exam Preparation
FINAL EXAM: SCANTRON & Bluebook :
SECTION I=> 75 KEY TERMS = 10 POINTS;
Bring #2 pencil (instructor will provide SCANTRONs)
Be sure to bubble in your student ID # & Test Form A
G-10: Campaigns & Elections
G-10: Political Parties- Chapter Goals
(1). Describe the major rules and procedures of elections in the US
(2). Contrast the different types of elections and electoral systems,
and describe how majority party incumbents u
The Federal Government
G-13: The Federal Bureaucracy
Chapter 14 Learning Goals
(1). Define what a bureaucracy is, and summarize its key
characteristics and its nature.
(2). Describe the basic features of the executive branch.
(3). Examine the Presi
Political Participation and Voting
Chapter 8: Leaning Goals
(1). Describe the major types of traditional and online
participation in politics.
(2). Examine voter turnout and its trends in American
(3). Describe the key Constit
Chapter 18a: Foreign Policy
A Brief History of US Foreign Policy
(From 1800 to 2013)
Learning Goals 1-2:
(1). History of US Foreign Policy (FP) from isolationism thru Cold War to post-Cold War
(2). Define the following key FP terms: Monroe Doctrine,
Chapter 3: Learning Goals
Chapter 3- Federalism:
(1). Describe powers of the national government
vs. those of the states.
(2). Trace how the federal government became
much stronger over time.
(3). Analyze major developments in the federa
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Chapter 6: Public Opinion
Chapter 6: Learning Goals
(1). Define public opinion and identify the broad types of
values, beliefs, and ideologies Americans have about
politics, to include modern liberalism and conservatism.
(2). Explain the major facto