The article regarding the different issues we face as a country is very important. The
ones I would say that are most important to me though are the economy as a whole,
unemployment rate, government spending, and the enthusiasm
Politics & Society
New York City Mayor Mike Bloombergs speech was very straightforward and to the
point. There were many constitutional issues regarding the controversy of the building of the
mosque on Ground Zero in Manhattan. Muslims
POLS 1150 Assignment # 1
Constitution - Major Concepts
Separation of Powers. One of the most fundamental premises in the US Constitution is that there are three
major governmental powers which, if government is to be constrained, must be pl
Politics and Government (Ch. 1)
Why study politics?
What is politics?
the process of transforming conflict into compromise
who gets what, when and how (Lasswell)
Sources of political conflict:
1) Scarcity of resources
2) Different values & beliefs
Political Parties (Ch.9)
.Madison recognized that they provided a way for like-minded people to promote their
vision of governing the new nation.
What is a political party? A group of like-minded people who seek to control the
government by winning electi