Government is the way we get things done
Ex. schools, policemen, firefighters, local parks, local libraries, etc.
Governmental Decision by state legislature is the amount of money we get for tuition for
school, scholarships, etc.
The Civil War Amendments to the Constitution
Thirteenth Amendment: abolished slavery
Fourteenth Amendment: guaranteed equal protection under
Fifteenth Amendment: guaranteed voting rights for black men
Jim Crow Laws
Bureaucracy in a Democracy
Bureaucracy and Bureaucrats
Bureaucracy: complex structure of offices, tasks,
rules, and principles of organization used by large
institutions to coordinate work.
Bureaucracies can be publ
The Constitutional Basis of the Presidency
Article II: The executive power shall be vested in a
President of the United States of America.
This affirmed that one person would hold the presidency,
allowing for ene
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Federalism in the Constitution
Federalism: A system in which the national
government shares power with lower levels of
The U.S. Constitution divides power between the
federal and state govern
Nixon In office in 1968
Tet offensive 1968
Viet war nearing its end
Demo party has issues
Repub nominates Nixon
LBJ is like nah for prez
Nixon had lea
What were the opposing view of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009?
1600.I got 1200 (66 percentile)
No cal9 correct, 8 incorrect
With cal.26 correct.11 incorrect
Reagan: 1981 -89
Gov of cali
Why were so many Amer. ready for change during 1980 elec?
Peep lack confidence in gov
Sov invasion of Afghan
Gasoline prices triples
Carter is blamed
Revolution in Action
Common sense (Thomas Paine, winter 1776)
2nd Continental Congress ( July 1776)
Declaration of Independence (Tom. Jeff.)
Patriots vs. Loyalists
Saratoga (oct 1777)
Treaty of Paris (1783)