Describe the profile of typical state legislators (name at least 3 characteristics).
The average representative is white, 53, wealthy, and well-educated.
2. Which state(s) have a unicameral legislature?
Nebraska has only one house (this is known as a u
Module 4 Questions
Explain the key difference between politics and policy.
Politics is part of the government system, and a policy can be called a plan. Politics can be defined as a
science or art of governing or government, especially governing a poli
Gerrymandering is the process of redrawing district lines to ensure that your party takes the majority of
the districts. If there is a big city (cities tend to vote democrat and suburban areas tend toward
republican), then the republicans will try break i
Ottoman Empire: Islamic state founded by Osman in northwestern Anatolia ca. 1300. After
the fall of the Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire was based at Istanbul (formerly
Constantinople) from 1453 to 1922. It encompassed lands in the Middle
In a vast and rich region of America, the Maya created one of the most original and
greatest ancient civilizations. The Maya are not a homogeneous group, but a set of ethnic
groups with different languages, customs and historical realities, but t
Industrial revolution The transformation of the economy, the environment, and living
conditions, occurring first in England in the eighteen century, that resulted from the use of
steam engines, the mechanization of manufacturing in factories, a
World History Final
1. How have imperialism and the rise of nationalism affected the world?
Imperialism is a term used by nations to spread and expand their control or
influence over weak nations. There have been several empires throughout
Look at one problem facing the world today. Describe how it might be solved by
using history as a guide of what to do or what not to do based on what was or
wasnt done in the past when something similar occurred.
I think that the most importan
1. How and why did the effects of Christianity on society and government
differ in the west and in the Byzantine Empire?
The Byzantine emperors established Christianity as their official religion. They
also represented a continuation of Roman im
1. Was a population collapse in medieval Europe inevitable? How did the plague
change European culture and society?
I think that the population collapse in medieval Europe was inevitable, since Europe
was getting a lot of troubles to get food an
Defend or refute the statement: The biggest problem facing the world today
Too many facts have happened throughout history around the whole world
that led overpopulation. Facts such as the lack of knowledge of the problem led the
1. How did the Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty differ in the way their civilizations
Both the Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty were relatively small states, which unified
widespread territories under strong central governments. However, they
Industrial revolution The industrial revolution has been really important in history, since
it helped people to improve their quality of live. The transformation of the economy, the
environment, and living conditions, occurring first in Englan