Domestic Policy: Means- Tested Programs
America may be known as the land of opportunities and in many cases it is. For
example, the Means- Tested Programs are government run programs that help lower income
families. Programs such as Aide to Families with
Political Science Reflection
Winter session is coming to an end and it went fairly quick. Im pleased with the
experience I had because I was nervous of what to expect with a fast pace online course. I have
had good experiences with my past courses except
California Law Making
The bill I chose to break down was on Mental health disorders and how their rights are
protected. This bill passed on July 18th 2014 which it protects the rights of any person with
mental disabilities and will cover some costs of any
In this article Todd Ruger reports on the three acts that Trump has signed for homeland security to be
stricter on crime safety. Trump campaigned as a law and Order candidate (Ruger). This statement says a
lot about what
Public Opinion The well from which to draw authority and power as a politician.
Primaries (front loading is the quest for winning at the national convention by winning delegates)
Iowa then New Hampshir
Political Science 1
February 13, 2017
The Choice 2016: The Vicissitudes of Power
The 2016 presidential election displayed two titans of power and influence who battled for the
highest seat in the land from completely separate ideologies about
Donald Trumps Wall
By Jake Flores
Political Science 1
CRN # 10274
February 8, 2017
There are varying position issues Donald Trump has put to the forefront of social debate.
As the child of Mexican immigrants
February 14, 2017
Frontline: Obamas First Presidential Term
Frontline opens with Barack Obamas short lived glory when he is elected President. On
the night of Obamas inauguration, top Republicans Newt Gingrich, E
Political Science 1 Fall 2016
Exam 1 Study Guide: Chapter 1-5
Chapter 1: The Democratic Republic
LO1: Define the terms politics, government, order, liberty, authority, and legitimacy
LO2: Distinguish the major
POLS 1 - Hamman
Unit 3 Study Guide
Chapter 9 The Congress
One of the persons represented by a legislator or other elected or appointed official.
The division of a legislature into
Chapter 11: The Bureaucracy
Discuss the nature of the federal bureaucracy, and identify the largest federal spending programs.
Describe the various types of agencies and organizations that make up the federal executive branc
The powers of the Cabinet members are clearly stated in the Constitution.
The Executive Departments
The day-to-day enforcement and administration of federal laws is in the hands of the
various executive departments, created by Congress to deal
Civil liberties and civil rights refer to the same thing.
Civil liberties are based on the rights that were included in the Bill of Rights and can be divided
into two general categories: First Amendment rights and due process.
Landmark Supreme Court Cases
Chances are you don't realize that many of the decisions the Supreme Court has made can
directly affect your life. Ever wonder why there no longer is segregation in schools? It's because
of the 1954 decision in the case of Bro
How does a state gain or lose an electoral vote?
a. Based on how much a state gives to a candidate's campaign
b. Based on a permanent number of votes at the time the electoral college was founded
c. Based on the census, which is conducted every ten years
Poll results - particularly exit polls like in the 2000 Presidential Election - aren't always accurate.
Majority opinion has the most influence on American politics.
When members of the public have had time to study an issue carefull
We have our system of checks and balances because the founding fathers didn't want to create
a powerful president.
There are no term limits on how long a president can serve.
Executive orders have the binding force of law upon federa
According to the video, the Federal system of government is fairly straightforward these days.
Dual federalism means that the federal government has more power than the state
The Individuals with Disabilities Education A
American political parties are centrally organized and have strong positions that are the same
The founding fathers initially had planned for political parties.
Of the parties that emerged, the Republicans, led by Jeffers
168 HOUR ASSIGNMENT
There are only so many hours in a week. Most of us have busy schedules, so its important to think about the way you current spend your time and then plan how you could
organize and plan your time for your online course. For this assign
Constituents: one of the persons represented by a legislator or other elected or appointed official
Legislative Branch: made up of the two houses of Congressthe Senate and the House of
Representatives. The most important duty of the legislative branch is
The Houses H.J. Res. 42 was created to prevent drug users from receiving food stamps. Giving
states the right to drug test anyone who applies for food stamps rather than a narrow selection of
applicants. This legisla
- Political parties: a coalition of people who seek to
control the machinery of govt by winning elections. Not
specifically mentioned in the Constitution, they make
mass democracy possible by, among other functions,
coordinating the grou
- Bicameralism: a legislature composed of 2 houses or
chambers. The U.S. Congress (Senate and House) and
every U.S. state legislature (w/ the exception of
Nebraskas, which is unicameral) are bicameral
- Single member districts: an e
The Federal Judiciary
- Judicial Review: the authority of a court to declare
legislative and executive acts unconstitutional and
- Writ of mandamus: We command. A court-issued writ
commanding a public official to carry out a specific ac
- Selective incorporation: the Supreme Courts gradual
process of assuming guardianship of civil liberties by
applying piecemeal the various provisions of the Bill of
Rights to state laws and practices.
- Total incorporation: holds that the
The Foundation of Constitution
- Government: the institutions and procedures through
which people are ruled; consists of these institutions
and the legally prescribed process for making and
enforcing collective agreements. Government may
assume various fo
- Unitary government: a system of govt in which a single
govt unit holds the power to govern the nation (in
contrast to a federal system, in which power is shared
among many governing units). All power flows form
national govt; authority of loc
This is for H.R. 255: Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act
This bill was introduced by Representative Elizabeth Esty (Democrat) on
January 4, 2017. 115th Congress, 2017-2019
On January 4, 2017, the bill was re
His farewell address was written after he rejected the third term as a
president of the United States and he wanted the future presidents
followed him after served for two years.
He wanted to get away from dictatorships and monarchies.