Exam # 2 Study Guide
Congress/ Presidency/ Judiciary
1. Number of House and Senate members.
# of House members reflect public opinion
435 house members / 1 rep: 710,000
# of Senate members refine raw public opinion
100 members / 1 senator: 19 million
Civil Liberties & Civil Rights
Monday 1st Amendment
Freedom of Speech
Wednesday 1st Amendment
Freedom of Religion
Wednesday Due Process & Civil Rights
The Four Freedoms of the 1st Amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an esta
Supreme court has 9 members
1 chief justice & 8 associates
1 swing voter
Currently there is 3 conservatives, 4 liberals, 1 swing voter
Who nominates Judges? President (Hes a liberal)
Hell probably put a lib
Article 1 (half of the constitution) devoted to congress
Powers of Congress
Article 1, section 8: enumerated powers if you believe this = strict
constructionalism (Thomas Jefferson)
o Has power of taxing & spending & bor
Liberal Enlightenment Classical Liberalism
Democratic Ancient Greece (Athens) Direct Democracy
Republic (plebeians or patricians Senate Res Publica [common good] ) Ancient Rome
Classical Republicanism rule by the wise
*Demos - of the people
Political Science Study Guide Answers
1. Know the founding fathers Jefferson, Washington, Hamilton, Adams, Madison.
Who is the father of the country?
Atlas of Independence?
Father of American Democracy?
Father of const