Elena Kagen (Supreme Court Justice)
Elana Kagen is truly an inspirational figure. She was born on April 28, 1960 and
she is an associate Supreme Court Justice of the United States. She has been serving in
office since August 7, 2010.
4.In what ways do you feel the state governments succeeded or
failed in their response to Katrina? Please give specific examples
to support your answer.
Considering the size of hurricane Katrina and the damage
caused, I think the state government did adeq
2.What should be the role of the state governments in disaster
preparedness and response?
In my opinion state and local governments should be the most
responsible for disaster preparedness. This is because disasters
depend significantly on location. Most
1. Who is running for mayor?
Republican Higgins and Democrat Fletcher
2. What does +/- 5 mean? Discuss the concept of margin of error in detail.
There was a slight margin of 7%, with a margin of error of +/- 5%. A margin of
2. Some have argued the tension between decentralized power and centralized power
continues to exist. Support this argument by explaining how one of the following demonstrates
the continued tension.
1. Discuss three problems of decentralization that occurred under the Articles of
Confederation. For each problem you list, identify one solution that the Constitution provides to
address the problem.
In the Articles of Confederation, there was no congres
In scoring these student examples, I learned how my free responses could be
formatted. I also learned what to keep in mind when writing a free response and to
always include as many details as possible. The assignment w
3.In what ways do you feel the federal government succeeded or
failed in its response to Katrina? Please give specific examples to
support your answer.
The federal government, when they showed up six days following
the hurricane, failed to come to aid dir
Based on my knowledge about the 2016 presidential election this cartoon the
depicts the Republican candidate Donald J Trump. His formal attire and the fact that he
is speaking at a podium into a microphone suggest that he is at a
1.What should be the role of the federal government in disaster
preparedness and response?
I personally believe that the federal government should play a
minimal role in disaster preparedness, while state government
should play a major role. That being sa
DEA (DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION)
Get ready for a fun and exciting career as a special agent in the Drug Enforcement
administration! The DEA's mission is to enforce the controlled substances law and
regulations of the United States
In May 14, 1787 in Philadelphia, the Federal Convention convened in the states of
house to revise the articles of confederation, because only two delegations of two states
Good evening, President Barack Obama
First, rights are not always absolute or guarantee and as citizens of America
we should be capable of voicing where to set a limit or call actions taken by
the government dictatorial and separate those who are justifie
02.06 The Articles of Confederation
The First Script
Created at the Second Continental Congress November 17 , 1777
Congress had the authority to:
Enter into treaties
Fix uniform standards of weights and measures
Create a postal system
(5) concepts that determine what government tries to do and how it decides to do it.
Political culture is the shared belief of how a government should operate.
political ideology refers to
Majoritarian model of democracy: The classical theory of democracy in which government by
the people is interpreted as government by the majority of the people.
Pluralist model of democracy: An interpretation of democracy in which government by the
02.05 The Framers of the Constitution
~ Script Writers ~
George Washington: The statesman, soldier, and unifier. Concerned with preserving the union
John Adams:The intellectual leader of the conservative federalists.
Alexander Hamilton: A polit
02.07 Underlying Themes of the Constitution
The Fears of the Framers:
State fear of centralization
Zealotslike Daniel Shays and others
The Genius of the Framers:
Two Houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives developed out o
SUPREME COURT CASES SUMMARIES
Barker v Carr (1962)
Charles Barker (P) a resident in Shelby County, Tennessee suited
the Tennessees secretary of state (Joe Carr) for not redrawing the
legislative districts and also happens to be in violation of the