The interpretation of the Constitution is always blurred. The Federal government on the
other has created a black and white interpretation. By dictating the rules and regulations the
Federal government has increased their power over the states. However, t
Heart of Atlanta Motel v US
us gov used the commerce clause from the constitution in order to regulate interstate trade. A
motel refused to accept black customers and was charged with violating a law. The court forced
the motel to accept black guests beca
In United States history only two presidents have ever been impeached. However, neither being
convicted and removed from office. Often conviction and impeachment have been mistaken for
one another. Impeachment is only the trial of the president in questio
1)What impact on the murder rate in Washington, DC, did a 1976 gun control law have?
The murder rate in Washington, DC, in 1976 after the gun control law had passed
steadily decreased. The law banned guns, but it had its loops holes. Police are exemp
1) What are factions? According to Madison, why do they form? Name some groups that you feel are
powerful factions in our nation today. What makes these groups powerful?
A group of people with a common belief or "passion" that attempt to impose it on othe
1. Smiths theory of the invisible hand basically stated that we did not need government
intervention. For it did not benefit us at all. Smith then believed the invisible hand was
leading self-seeking individuals down a path that at first seemed to benefit
According to Madison, factions are a group of citizens who are united and actuated by some
common impulse of passion, or of interest, adversed to the rights of other citizens, or to the
permanent and aggregate interests of the community.