1. With a sample size of 100 and a p of .5, the sampling distribution of the sample
proportion will approximate a normal distribution.
2. The formula for the test statistic for a one-sample significance test of a population
Stage I Agenda Setting: How did this issue arrive on the public policy
agenda? Identify specific linkage institutions and describe their roles
and influence in placing this issue on the policy agenda.
Abortion arrived on the public policy agenda because i
1. Closely study any characters in the cartoon. Based on your knowledge of local and world
events, who can be identified?
Two voters, most likely a husband and a wife can be identified.
2. Look at the characters' style of dress and other visual clues incl
In our country today, we have an incredibly low voter turnout. Different factors
including education, race, and gender all effect who votes. Using data collected from the
University of Michigan, you can see different factors leading to participat
Are you tired of government invading your small business?
Red tape that inhibits your companys productivity?
Government bureaucrats telling you what you can and
Expensive rules and regulations that take away your
Make a difference for yo
1. According to Madison, why should a government not try to remove the causes of factions?
Madison states that a government should not attempt to remove the causes of factions because
that would take away many individual freedoms. The two ways to remove t
Wednesday, March 16th
The Child Labor Amendment was proposed in 1924 by Ohio Republican Congressman, Israel
Moore Foster. The amendment was offered as a House Joint Resolution. The amendment was made to
Sunday, March 20th
Founding Fathers- Alexander Hamilton
The Founding Fathers faced the daunting task of forming a more stable nation than the
confederation that had been formed under the Articles of Con
Pretend you are a British government official during the time leading up the Revolutionary
War. Write a 2-3 paragraph letter to the editor of your local newspaper explaining your
feelings about the actions of the colonists. Do you think they are overreact
2.12 FEDERALISM Work File
New Federalism Devolution
1.) Media and Technology have played a huge role in the way political parties operate
and nominate candidates. Unquestionably, TV is watched by nearly everyone in the United
States, making this an easy platform for all to see a certain candidate. New
Discussion Based Assessment
The most challenging concept for me during this unit was the concept
of Legitimacy of Power. I found this to be the most challenging because
legitimacy of power was a term I had never heard before, and I did not
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4. The Constitution of the United States creates a government of separate institutions that share
power rather than a government that delegates power exclusively to a single branch.
Frequently, this means that presidents and Congr
Directions: Choose one specific foreign policy issue in American government
and complete a
public policy analysis of how the problem was addressed.
Stage I Agenda Setting: How did this issue arrive on the public policy agenda?
Identify specific linkage in
How is the background of the new justice different than that of the other
justices? What unique experiences does she bring to the Court?
Kagan worked under the Clinton administration and had outstanding
academic back round, which included being the dean
Many members of Congress have embraced new technologies to
help them remain in communication with their constituents. Visit the
website for the representative or senator who represents you. Find
examples of how he or she is using advertising, credit claim
Explain how Separation of Powers is achieved in the new Constitution. What
devices are included to maintain this separation?
The Separation of Powers is achieved in the new Constitution by having
three departments that are independent from each other and
Dred Scott Decision!
The Dred Scott ruling contributed to the growing sectional crisis as it negated
popular sovereignty as well as the Missouri Compromise by stating the right of sl