Political Science 1101
19 November 2012
First Amendment Rights
The First Amendment of the Constitution gives the people of the United States the right
to freedom of speech, religion, press, and protest. These rights that the First A
Citizens possessed low levels of political knowledge.
political opinions founded on a set of principles about the function of government
timing and context of the studies
identifying with a party
Political typology ca
Understanding American Democracy
Make sure to know and understand the three general ways and ten specific ways that Americans citizens
are legally and institutionally enabled to exert control over government.
Make sure to know and understan
Remainder of the Spring 2016 Semester
Section 2 Exam
Congress: The Institution
Congress: Economic & Social Policy
Executive: The Presidency
Executive: Foreign Policy
& International Relation
Judiciary: The Institu
Extra Credit for Exam 2 Opportunity
In order to gain extra credit on your Exam 2 grade, you will need to respond to two of the following
prompts in ESSAY FORM. You will choose ONE from the first set of questions and ONE from the second
set of questions. I
Im getting ready to head over to Langdale to study a bit more before the test,
so I wont be able to accept anymore suggestions before the test. If you want to
meet up and study just text me (678-761-774) and Ill tell you wherever we end
Section 2: Political Behavior
What is public opinion and how do we measure it?
Why is public opinion important? What (and whom) does it affect?
Is public opinion stable? Why or why not?
How do we make o
Acct 2102 Final Exam Study Guide Spring 2016
Multiple choice questions (45 @ 6.98 points each). Total possible points are
Maximum grade is 300! The extra points are to compensate for any weakness in
the main test instrument and misun
Participation and Voting
PARALLEL LECTURE 7.1
This lecture covers the entire chapter on participation and voting.
As participation in citizen militias demonstrates, political participation is more than just
A. According to the democra
-when the 14th amendment was ratified
-guaranteeing equality of outcome
-the slave population numbered over one mil.
-it granted freedom to any slave whose master est. residence in a free territory
-south Carolina seceded fro
Multiple Choice (5 pts. Each)
Choose the option that best answers the question. Clearly mark your choice on the exam.
1. Government can best be defined as
A. the institutions and procedures by which a piece of territory and its people are
Lecture Notes on United States Federalism
2. The division of power between national and state governments.
3. Limited Government a government in which everyone, including those in authority,
must obey the laws.
4. The Federal Principle the sharing of t
Lecture Notes on United States Laws to Protect
1. The next four amendments we will discuss primarily have to do with protecting the
rights of those accused of a crime.
2. This amendment protects against illegal search and seizure.
a. No unreasonable searc
Lecture Notes on United States Civil Liberties
1. Civil Liberties protect Individuals from abuses of Power by the government.
2. They are different from Civil Rights which are more about equality of treatment
from the government and other individuals
freedoms that protect citizens from the government
communicates what the federal government cannot do
the Tenth Amendment
The notions of free speech and free press are fundamental to the American system of
During the e
What is government?
Why do we have government?
What forms of government exist today?
What form of government does the U.S. have?
What are some of the benefits of living in a democratic state?
What should a governments duties be?
How much s