Study Aid 16-1
STRATEGIZE: If youre reading this, you probably put off all
of your studying until very last minute (hopefully at least the
weekend before). GO OVER YOUR READINGS. Outline. Take
notes. Be advised that this study aid does n
American Politics Study Aid
1. Explain Aristotle's chief requirement to be considered a virtuous citizen.
2. Describe the qualities of a professional officer according to Nielsen.
1. How do Hobbes and Locke describe the state of nature?
The assigned readings are the jumping off point for discussion not the limits of it. It is important that
we have a common understanding, vocabulary, and conceptual framework in order to make the
discussions meaningful and
Block 2 Reading Journal
Lesson 10 Congressional Structure and its Consequences
Describe the roles and responsibilities of the key congressional leadership positions.
Speaker of the House Elected leader of the House of Represen
1. How do people form political opinions? Explain the mechanism most people use to
respond to questions about government, referencing Zaller's axioms.
Formation of political opinions
o Political socialization other people and culture
o Group id