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Democracy. First, historically the Statue of Liberty was been a beacon of hope as immigrants
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Public Policy Presentation
For this assignment your will select a significant economic, social, and foreign policy and trace its
development, identifying the influences on its passage and evaluating its success or failure.
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a) The winner-take-all feature of the Electoral College means that within each state,
whoever wins the most votes, majority or plurality, will win all of the electoral votes
from that particular state.
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Federalism and the Supreme Court
Directions: Choose one of the court cases listed below and research the case to complete the chart.
Name of Case
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Evaluating Modern Federalism Section 1.3 Journal Name
Directions: Using information from your reading, form your own conclusion. What is the future of
federalism and of devolution?
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The Federalist Papers Section 1.2 Journal
Directions:, Use your completed reading guide to help you answer the following
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1964 Civil Rights Act Section 2.2 Journal
Directions: What were the influences that led to passage of civil rights laws? What factors
resulted in the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act?
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