4 Key Question
How Does American Politics Work?
What Does Government Do?
Who Are We?
Scholars have developed 3 approaches to political power in America
Pluralism suggests that people can influence government through the
The roots of the Constitution in colonial and revolutionary America.
The Roots of the Constitution
The English policy of ignoring colonies was known as salutary neglect, and it
permitted the colonies to develop their own political institutions.
The average American voter has access to both information
and opportunities to engage in meaningful and effective political
It is true that most American voters have access to both
information and opportunities to engage in meaningful and
The rise of political parties and interest groups has been
detrimental to America.
There are many political parties and interest groups in
America, and some of the biggest one can be harming to America,
but some of them can also be helpful to America, and
Is The Bill of Rights Beneficial to
The United States?
From the numerous readings and articles I have read about the Bill of Rights it
has became a new interest to me. I think it is very interesting that the topic is so
controversial and that it is debate
We face a lot of problems in our current country and they can be hard to manage
for the people and also the government. Some topics are widely debated while others
are problems that need to be fixed. I believe that abortion is a cu
Has the Presidency grown too powerful for our
republic, or is it too constrained to carry out
the mandate of the public?
The presidency is the main power that supplies our
government, it supplies congress of its power, as well as the
branches including le
The Congress of the United States is empowered to,
and has proven able to, take action
that benefits all Americans.
In chapters ten, eleven, and thirteen I have learned about
congress and what they to help The United States government.
From passing legisl
Would The United States Be Better off
With a Unitary form of Government?
A unitary form of government is a government that has one
central power. This means that the central government power is in
charge of all the subdivisions in the state or country.
A territorially bounded sovereign entity. (Has a territory and borders, has full
control of its territory.) [Machinery of government]
The organized institutional machinery for
Making and carrying out political decisions.
Enforcing the laws and r
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An Article By Brandon Kemker
Uninformed voting, also called voting ignorance, is a major problem in
todays society. According to an article from Forbes.com, studies show that
todays voters are about as ignorant as those of the pre
Brandon Kemker | Pols Project One
In this essay, I will be reviewing some of the policies created to alleviate poverty
prior to 1970. This mainly includes policies from the New Deal, which was created in
response to the Great Depression. From this researc
Origins of Womens
Suffrage in the
1848 Declaration of
An outline of grievances and an agenda for the womens
rights movement including a set of 12 resolutions calling
for equal treatment of women and men under the law and
voting rights of
Quantitative Analysis Assignment
POLS 1100: Worksheet #1
Use the table below to answer questions 1, 2 and 3.
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Current Status of the 2nd Amendment of the
United States Constitution
December 14, 2012 will long be held as the most gruesome gun attack in the United States. A mentally
ill man breached Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, shooting
Aside from the formal powers vested in the office, Presidents derive much power from their ability to
persuade. What are the characteristics of effective Presidential rhetoric? What techniques do they (and
their speech writers) use to convey authority, to
Cameron Lam & Leah Lim
Alcohol Commercials Targeting Children
Alcohol commercials targeting children has been exposing their influence to start
drinking at an early age. Alcohol is a powerful drug that slows down the body and mind;
it also slows reaction
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US Govt and Politics [POLS 1 100] - SLCC
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