For example, a 1997 student showed that at the nations top colleges, a 1550 SAT score
for an Asian applicant was equal to a 1410 score for white applicants, which was equal to
an 1100 for black applicants.
I believe that this discrepancy is too high, but
White respondents were divided on the issue with 51% believing that affirmative action
for colleges should be illegal; black respondents thought it ought to be legal 77-23%; and
Asians thought it should be illegal 67-33%.
Similar racial gaps are seen when
Political realignment, which is marked by a critical election, occurs when there is a
dramatic shift in the key issues of a political party.
A realignment results in a new political coalition which dominates elections for many
An example of a cri
Compared to race and age, gender does not show much variation in peoples opinions
about affirmative action.
In general, however, males are slightly less supportive of affirmative action, though both
groups oppose it.
66% of males think affirmative action
McCarthy meant that the American people and congressional leaders pursued the
Watergate scandal partly because they were guilty because they had not appropriately
checked the power of the President during the 1960s and let the president wage war in
With ever increasing deficits and debt, it has become more difficult for legislators to
spend money creating new programs.
During the 1980s and 1990s, half the federal budget was committed to being spent on
entitlement programs, reducing discretionary spe
Interest groups engage in various different activities to affect public policy.
One such activity is inside lobbying, which is a strategy that focuses on groups providing
information and money directly to policymakers.
A group usually focuses its inside l
Arthur Schlesinger blamed the imperial Presidency for the Watergate scandal.
Schlesinger argued that since World War II, presidents had become too powerful and
Congress had not effectively checked their power.
In order to restrain the imperial Presidency,
The Universitys survey also showed that black voters supported affirmative action 72-20
In our poll, 84% blacks supported keeping or expanding affirmative action, and 16%
The This state poll also found that women opposed affirmative a
On the other hand, 62% of respondents were in favor of decreasing affirmative
In the Gallup survey, 44% of whites supported affirmative action, while 49%
We found that 35% of whites supported affirmative action but 65% were against
Should the Government raise minimum wage?
Minimum wage is the lowest wage permitted by law or by a special agreement. Currently by
law the minimum wage for the United States is $7.50, regulated by the government. That being said