What is meant by the term Marshall trilogy, and how did that effect Native American
The Marshall trilogy pertains to the three cases that the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court over
saw dealing with the Native Americans in the state of Georgia. Th
What impact has the media had in the political process in the United States, and how has
that changed and developed over the past 50 years?
The way we view media has changed drastically over the last 50 years. Gone are the days that we
have to wait to hea
From your reading of the lecture notes on The Presidential Character, how would you
differentiate between President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush in
their presidential styles? Why? (There are no correct responses to this question - just
Please explain, in essay form, the provisions of Article V of the Constitution, on the
methods required for amending the Constitution.
Article V of the Constitution describes the process of altering the Constitution by either
proposing an amendment or ame
The differences between the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan, as pertains to the
Constitutional Convention. What provisions did the Connecticut (or Great) Compromise
make for ironing out their differences?
There are several distinct differences betwe
What, in your opinion, are the pros and cons of the Electoral College system in American
politics? Should the system be retained, changed or discarded? If you are in favor of
changes, what changes would you suggest?
Many great debates over the years have
Please explain any three (3) of the considerations an American president makes when
making appointments to the Supreme Court. Please be specific.
The President has the unique opportunity to pick a Justice to the Supreme Court if the position
You are about to the end of this semester, so keep working hard! Finish strong!
Final Exams are just a few weeks away, and so I need to share with you information relative to
the Final Exam for this course.
The Final Exam will be proctor
The Bill of Rights (and 14th amendment):
1st- Freedom of religion, speech, press and assembly; the right to petition the government.
2nd- right to bear arms
3rd- troops man not be quartered in homes in peacetime.
4th- no unreasonable searches
To become president, a candidate must collect at least 270 electoral votes.
From what source did the U.S. Supreme Court get the phrase wall of separation when it described that the
First (1st) Amendment provides for a wall of se