Section 1: Political Parties
-What are parties?
organization of citizens that are united by ideology and seek to control government to
promote their ideas.
- What role do they play as intermediaries between voters and representatives?
link between voters
What is the ideal democratic citizen?
A virtuous citizen activated by concern for the common good, who recognizes that democracy carries ob ligations as well as rights. A citizen should be attentive to and informed about politics, exhibit pol
The United States is a Liberal Democracy
o Majority rules
o Minority rights
Exams will be
o Multiple choice
o Short essays
o Not limited to Progressive, Moderate, and Conservative
October 8, 2015
o Three Aspects of Immigration Issues
Regulation the flow
Desire for those with skills
o Family reunification sponsorship
o Employer sponsored
Enforcement on the interi
November 17, 2015
Discussion of ISIL and the way religion plays into ISIL
o We must fight the ideals not the group
Common law vs. Code
o Code system: very little judicial discretion in interpreting the law
When there is no precedent there