Creative Problem Solving in the Face of Extreme Limits
List and explain at least TWO concepts discussed in this unit that relate to scarcity of
resources, organizational structure and organizational culture take in effective strategy
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THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT
School of Arts and Humanities
Course Syllabus: Arab1311- Beginning Arabic
BEGINNING ARABIC 1311 (3 credit hours)
of the United States
More than two centuries after its ratification, our
Constitution remains the operating charter of our repub-
lic. It is neither self-explanatory nor a comprehensive
description of our constitutional rules. Still, it
DYE TEXTBOOK LECTURE OUTLINE
Government 2305 Chapters
CHAPTER 1 POLITICS
1) Begin Chapter 1
A) Political Science and Politics
I. Politics is everywhere. It exists in all things, and is for the most part
synonymous with human behavior.
a) Sucking up to a b
United States Presidency: Enumerated Powers & Duties
Powers that are specifically mentioned (usually referring to the Const.).
Powers not specifically mentioned (or enumerated) (usually referring to the
Deciding what events, topics, presentations, and issues will be given coverage in
Deciding what will be decided, defining the problems, and issues to be addressed
by decision makers.
Politics: Political Culture & Ideology
Shared ideas about what is true.
Shared ideas about how to apply beliefs and values.
Shared ideas about what is good and desirable.
Widely shared views ab
Elections & Campaigns
In politics, a reference to people who started young to work in politics, running for
office young, and made politics their career.
In politics, a reference to the increasing number of officeh
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Declaration of Independence:
The resolution adopted by the Second Continental
Congress on July 4, 1776, that the American colonies are to
be free and independent states. Drafted by Thoma
Social Contract Theory
Social Contract Theory:
Theory that the government originates from
an implied contract among the people who agree to
obey laws in exchange for the protection of their
A government of
Long-term (25-45 years) shifts in social-groups for various political parties that
create new coalitions in each party.
Declining attractiveness of the parties to the voters, a reluctance to stron
The Bill of Rights
Constitutional arrangement whereby authority rests with the
national government; subnational governments have only those
powers given to them by the national government.
A clause that grants or creates authority.
For example, in the United States Constitution, the Vesting Clauses are the
provisions in Article I, Section 1; Article II, Section 1, Clause 1; and Article
United States Presidency: Bureaucracy &
White House Office
The closest set of advisors to the president, it can be arranged however presidents
choose, but there is some consistency between administrations. Mostly policy
United States Judiciary: Judicial Review
The power of the Supreme Court to declare laws, presidential actions, and the laws
of states to be unconstitutional.
Cases and Controversies Clause (Article III)
The judicial power of
United States Presidency: Informal Powers &
Presidents Tool Chest
Recess Appointments (formal power)
Appointments made by the president when the Senate is not in session, and
therefore does not have to be confirmed. (However, the position w
United States Congress: Structure, Composition, and
Any legislative body that consists of two separate chambers or houses;
in the United States, the Senate represents 50 state wide voter
United States Congress: Law Making Process
Permanent committee of the House or Senate that deal with matters in a
specified subject area.
Specialized committees with standing committees; subcommittee
The aggregate of preferences and opinions of individuals on significant issues.
Issues about which most people have an opinion on.
Belief that politics is irrelevant to ones
United States Judiciary: Civil Liberties
An interpretation of the Constitution holding that the Due Process Clause of the
14th Amendment requires state and local governments to guarantee the rights
stated in the Bill
Politics: Government & Democracy
Deciding who gets what, when, and how.
The study of politics: who governs, for what ends,
and by what means.
Organization extending to the whole society that can
Public Policy Models
Traditional Process Model
The traditional public policy model is the original (first) view of how
public policy is thought to have been created. (process oriented)
(1) Identify the Problem You just found somethi
Articles II - VII
ARTICLE IIThe Executive Article
SECTION 1: Nature & Scope of Presidential Power
Clause 1: Vesting Clause
Clause 2: Electoral College Electors
Clause 3: Original Electoral College Scheme
Clause 4: When Electors Vote
Clause 5: Qualif
Theory that political power is distributed among a wide array of diverse and
competing interest groups.
Political Action Committee
Fund raising organizations that represent interests groups that are authorized by
United States Judiciary: Civil Rights
Government-protected rights of individuals against arbitrary or discriminatory
treatment by governments or individuals.
Civil Rights Act
As a phrase it is used to encompass provisions from
Lecture 16 Demo Program 1, Hex Number Conversion
Lecture 16 Demo Program 1, Hex Number Conversion
Converts a Decimal Number to Its Equivalent Hex Value and
prints out hexadecimal number to console.
$t0 - Loop counter
$a0 - Holds each h
Lecture 14 Program 2
# Lecture 14 Exercise 1
# Reversing the order of a string
# of numbers using the stack