Political Science 220
1) Governor Stana has a core of supporters that consist of upper income, rural voters, and those
people who are active in their churches. This tells me that Stana is running for the Republi
Duke-CB Claiborne-Vic Bubas- The community was not initially in favor of integrating
basketball, as Bubas was not going to give CB Claiborne much attention, until the entire student
body was integrated. Duke was a private school that was known for their g
Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism are the three most important philosophies to the
Chinese people. These philosophies have been the most influential to the Chinese people and are
still taught to this day. All three of the philosophies have some similarit
The Civil War
Immediate Effects of Civil War on United States
America has been involved in some tragic events such as Pearl Harbor attacks and 9/11,
but nothing compares to the American Civil War. The Civil War did not
It was evident that Native American civilizations were secluded from the rest of the
world, including separation from other natives. The different civilizations (Mississippians,
Aztecs, Incans, etc) had minimal awareness of
1) Winthrop wanted to set up a society that was a staple for the rest of the world. He wanted
his group of people to be extremely centralized and depend on one another, rather than
relying on individuality. Puritan faith was extremely intolerant and depen
1) Lewis almost felt bad for the Shoshones, he describes them as not normal. He seems to
be stating that they are different, not in good ways. He somewhat describes them as
subhuman when talking about having multiple names throughout their lives and
1) James Forten talks about how the constitution of Pennsylvania states that all men are
created equal and speaks about how the state abolished slavery, but yet they did not want
the African-Americans to
1) He believes this because if the Bostonians and the colonies did not take control now,
America would forever be treated like this by the British. The British were taxing the
colonies and ba
Integration of Basketball Rivals: North Carolina and Duke
North Carolina is known for various reasons including barbeque, NASCAR, Pepsi-cola,
Outer Banks, and the mountains. North Carolina has many rich tradition
In todays society it is the right to throw somebody in jail and let them rot. Everything
from drugs to murder can get you twenty-plus years inside a penitentiary. While it seems like the
Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker
Women have never been thought of as inspirational or motivational, until the middle of
the 1900s when Ella Baker and Fannie Lou Hamer came into the picture. These women set
This weeks lecture was extremely interesting, because Dr. Gloag describes number of
events that are almost forgottenuntold narrativesbecause the it did not have any benefits for
the powers of that time.
After Dr. Campbells lecture, I thought it was relevant to discuss whether our world has a
chance of a just world. Campbell started off the lecture by stating We do not live in a just
world, but we
In my response to the lecture I would like to simply focus on the area where Dr. Mullen
focused on Myths regarding poverty and the poor. Poverty is something that will be in the
Greening the Ghetto
Greening the Ghetto, by Majora Carter is definitely one of the most inspirational
speeches I have witnessed. It is easy for someone who has never experienced poverty, low-class
To start the lecture the professor asked how many girls are missing? That question made
me really think of how tough it really is for girls. Guys do not get the harassment that girls do, in
Quotes for Week of March 1
The simple procedure causes the modified mice to reject the advances of their male counterparts
and attempt to mate with fellow females.
Why in a mouse, but not a human?
Women, similar to African-Americans, have always been mistreated and discriminated
against. There rights have been challenged and their bodies have been used for personal benefits.
Document Analysis worksheet
Carefully read the selected document and respond to the following question and directives as
thoroughly as possible. Think deeply about the information that the document contains.
I. Level one: Essential Facts and Concrete Answ
Impact of Discovery and Colonization on the New and Old Worlds
Christopher Columbus receives most of the credit for the discovery of America, but it is
fair to note that the Americas was discovered well before
(16) pages 481 to 485 (The Importance of Elections)
What does each side, in every election, try to persuade voters? That the issues that the public
thinks it handles better than its rivals are the issues that should determine their votes.
What did the McC
(23) pages 249 to 252 (Congress Dilemma)
These pages establish the fundamental challenges confronting Congress as an institution. It is
important that you understand the competing pressures on Congress.
How do legislators represent citizens in a party cen
(14) pages 617 to 624 (Information and Media)
What does coverage of the Sago mine disaster raise fundamental questions about? About
journalistic norms and the demand-driven nature of twenty-four-hour news that defines media
culture in the 21st century.
(19) pages 499 to 510 (Election Campaigns)
What problem are candidates and their allies happy to help solve? If voters are uncertain
about information and who they will vote for.
Why are campaigns intensely pragmatic, opportunistic and highly variable? Th
Political Science 220
1) The President is not acting strategically, because it is her individual goal to do what is
required to get the Senate support for this policy. She is not thinking about subordinating he
(18) pages 495 to 499 (Deciding How to Vote)
How is casting a vote like making a prediction about the future? In that electing one
candidate will produce a better outcome in some relevant sense than electing another candidate.
What does a voter have to ch
(23) pages 278 to 286 (Passing Legislation: The Process)
What are Congress rules and structures designed to enable? Majorities to make laws
What shapes the action at every stage? Individual and collective political interests shape
What is it easier to do?
(21) pages 231 to 236 (The Nature of Congress)
Pages 233 and 234 contain a list of six things about Congress. The last five are most
important. 1) The House and Senate occupy the center stage in national policymaking, although
their power over legislation
(15) (Organized Interests)
pages 584 to 585
How did David Truman view the proliferation of political interest groups? As a natural and
largely benign consequence of economic development.
When do these groups form? Spontaneously whenever shared interests w