The Rights & Responsibilities of Citizenship
Rights & Responsibilities are inter-related and intertwined
Protections FROM the government
Rights are BY the government
Responsibilities TO government
Citizenship is the right of our freedom and our libert
PART A: Introduction to American Government
a. What is politics?
Politics is the process of peacefully reconciling social and economic differences.
b. What is capitalism?
Capitalism is an economic system based on private ownership of property and free
This historic court case is significant because it recognized the ability of the Judiciary Branch to
declare a law unconstitutional and the concept of Judicial Review. The decision issued in 1803
by Chief Justice John Marshall in Marbury v. Madison altere
Using your textbook, please answer any four of the five essay questions below. Please
keep in mind, essay to me means: at the least five thorough paragraphs with a central
thesis per essay; clear controlling ideas; fluid sentence; plenty of examples; cita
51. A depreciation of the U.S. real exchange rate induces U.S. consumers to buy
a. fewer domestic goods and fewer foreign goods.
b. more domestic goods and fewer foreign goods.
c. fewer domestic goods and more foreign goods.
d. more domestic goods and mor
40. Given the fact that citizens of a country are not saving much, it is better to
a. force citizens to save.
b. reduce investment.
c. have foreigners invest in the domestic economy than no one at all.
d. to prevent opportunities for citizens to buy capit
28. Which of the following equations is always correct in an open economy?
a. I = Y C
b. I = S
c. I = S NCO
d. I = S + NX
29. In an open economy,
a. Saving = Foreign saving + Net capital outflow.
b. Saving = Domestic investment Net capital outflow.
13. John, a U.S. citizen, opens up a 70s style disco bar in Tokyo. This counts as U.S.
c. foreign portfolio investment.
d. foreign direct investment.
14. Bob, a Greek citizen, opens a restaurant in Chicago. His expenditures
1. Foreign-produced goods and services that are sold domestically are called
c. net imports.
d. net exports.
2. Net exports of a country are the value of
a. goods and services imported minus the value of goods and services exported
Equestrian Statue of Charlemagne: (debates whether this is him or one of his sons or
grandsons) he went to italy and saw all the sculptores and architecture and decided to
create a huge portrait of himself, but its lost, so presumably this is a copy of hi
Justininian is in the middle which makes us know that he is the most important and also
has a halo. Rich jewels on his body, fancy robe that is purple which symbolizes royalty.
This shows that he is really important. St
corrupt bargain" page 149: conspiracy thought to have been in the 1824 election
btw Adams and Jackson; Adams won and appointed Clay his Sec. of State
26th amendment page 150: voting age changed from 21 to 18
retrospective voting page 176: voting on the ba
The Supreme Court in American History
- Ways Constitution drafters described Supreme Court
o The weakest branch
o The least dangerous branch
o The third branch of government
- Judicial Branchs decisions are largely respected
o Congress has lowest public a
1787s Constitutional Convention
Rhode Island didnt send a delegate
Ben Franklin says there would have to be a 2nd convention
J. Madison, G. Washington, B. Franklin figured Constitution wouldnt last very long
A. Hamilton begged J. Madison to come to N.
4a. Official name of the nation:
The official name of the nation is United Kingdom.
The capital of the UK is London.
4c. Geographic location:
The geographic location of the UK is Western Europe, islands including the northern onesixth of the