American Government Exam Questions
1. Has democracy in the United States evolved over time to become a "better" and "stronger" democracy? How have the competing tensions between order and freedom, elitism and populism, and equality of opportunity and
Lecture 09 Congress
Exams are graded
A few make-ups remain Grades posted on Thursday
Can pick up exam before/after class on Thursday
No reading assignment for Thursday
Extra Credit Assignment
12 - 15 page pa
Lecture 10 Congress Continued
Committees "Congress is Committees"
Form the real structure of Congress
Where all the action is Not in the Constitution
Committee assignment determines member worth
Lecture 12 The President and the Executive Branch
Reading for Thursday is posted
In "Presidency" folder WarPowers.pdf
Created in Article II of Constitution
Designed to provide leadership and act
Lecture 16 The Media
Constitutional Government The course so far
What the Constitution set up
Branches of government Powers of government Limits on what government can do How framers set stuff up, given what they knew
Lecture 18 Political Parties
Thursday - Exam II
Email me any questions or see me after class
Three Main Topics
What are they?
What do they do?
How do they operate?
Why are their only two? Who is involved?
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