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The media greatly affects public opinion. Many Americans rely on just political ads to determine
their representative but these ads are usually ad hominem (Personal attacks that have little to
do with the issues) and red herring (Di
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The work of relevant philosophers that preceded our founding father greatly influenced the
creation of the Constitution.
Thomas Hobbes, although he wasnt an advocate of democracy he did influence
the idea that there are
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INTRO TO U.S.
Who are the Americans?
The topic of determining Americans is still a controversial debate and is often
accompanied by immigration policies.
The prerequisites to being an American citizen are:
Have been born in the Unit
THE AMENDMENTS OF THE CONSTITUTION
Prohibits laws that offend the establishment of religion, free exercise of religion,
freedom of speech, freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, and the
petitioning for a governmental redress of grievanc
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WHAT IS A GOVERNMENT?
A government is a structured entity that regulates and processes a standard of living to a
specific public mass, usually through multiple institutions.
How the government affects our lives
The government affects
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FEDERALISM IN THE U.S.
Federalism is a system of government in which the power is divided between a central
government and regional governments.
Federalism does not indicate that the central government has more power than the regional
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Public opinion is crucial for politicians. As a democracy public opinion will be the determining
factor on whether or not a politician will be employed the following year.
As an American citizen one should have an opinion o
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CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS
We often take our civil liberties for granted but very few others elsewhere or when-else have
enjoyed even our most basic set of right known as the Bill of Rights.
In 1960 the Supreme Court expanded thei
Electoral College Voting
Electoral College Voting is a district based voting system that disregards individual votes; rather
it relies on Electoral votes. This type of voting is only to vote for the President and VicePresident of the United States of Amer
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AMERICANS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITES
Freedom to express yourself.
Freedom to worship as you wish.
Right to a prompt, fair trial by jury.
Right to apply for federal employment requiring U.S. citizenship.
Right to run for electe