POL 201 Week 1

 

POL 201 Week 1 DQ 1

 

POL 201 Week 1 DQ 1 (Executive, Legislative, & Judicial Branches for Equal Responsibilities)

 

 

POL 201 Week 1 DQ 2

 

POL 201 Week 1 DQ 2 (The Equal Rights Amendment)

 

 

POL 201 Week 1 Quiz 10 Q’s & A’s

 

1-     In republicanism, the state is viewed as a.?

 

2-     Under John Stuart Mill’s “harm principle,” government may regulate private activities?

 

3-     Locke’s use of the term “property?

 

4-     Schattschneider’s “mobilization of bias” is characterized by all except:

 

5-     Samuel P. Huntington defined “creedal passion periods” as periods when Americans

 

6-     Which of the following distinguished the New Jersey Plan from the Virginia Plan?

 

7-     The purpose of the Constitutional Convention was to

 

8-     Impeachment can be characterized as a

 

9-     In creating a new government, the Framers sought to

 

10-  The basis in the Constitution for expansive congressional authority is

 

 

POL 201 Week 2

 

·         POL201: American National Government Restriction of civil liberties (1000+Words)

 

POL Week 2 DQ 1

 

(U.S Government Education Policy)

 

 

POL Week 2 DQ 2

 

(U.S Agricultural and Armed Policies)

 

 

 

POL 201 Week 2 Quiz 10 Q’s & A’s

 

 

 

1.     Dual Federalism is characterized by

 

2.     Under a Home Rule Charter, local authority is

 

3.     When states or localities receive categorical grants-in-aid from the national

 

4.     General Revenue Sharing offers states and localities even greater flexibility than block grants because they

 

5.     With unfunded mandates, the national government

 

6.     An earmark is

 

7.     According to David Mayhew’s “electoral connection” thesis, the primary purpose of members of Congress is to

 

8.     Congressional staff have an important role in Congress because

 

9.     Representation in Congress works through

 

10.  Technology is important in congressional representation because it allows for

 

 

 

 

 

POL 201 Week 3

 

POL Week 3 DQ 1

 

(Electoral College)

 

 

 

POL Week 3 DQ 2

 

(The Iron Triangle)

 

 

 

POL 201 Week 2 Quiz 10 MCQ’s

 

·         1-The nerve center of the American Presidency is

 

·        2- Given the standard of “High Crimes and Misdemeanors,” a President who uses military force despite the refusal of Congress to authorize it

 

·         3- The standard of “High Crimes and Misdemeanors” for Impeachment generally refers to

 

·         4- Thomas Jefferson justified the Louisiana Purchase on the grounds

 

·         5- A President who has a political mandate has

 

·         6- The federal bureaucracy effectively makes public policy by

 

·         7- An iron triangle is

 

·         8- Which functions are not performed by the American federal bureaucracy?

 

·         9- The American bureaucracy conjures up the following images except

 

·         A president who appoints a careerist to his cabinet wants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POL 201 Week 4

 

POL Week 4 DQ 1

 

(Bills of Rights and Judicial Power)

 

 

POL Week 4 DQ 2

 

(Guantanamo and Beyond)

 

Ineffective for combating terrorism & illegal

 

 

 

POL 201 Week 4 Quiz 10 MCQ’s

 

1.     Which case established the precedent of the U.S. Supreme Court being able to strike down state laws as unconstitutional?

 

2.       When the Supreme Court hands down a decision, it is

 

3.       The professional qualifications model in the selection of judges holds that

 

4.     In Gibbons v. Ogden, the Supreme Court held that

 

5.     McCulloch v Maryland is an important case because it was one of the cases whereby the Supreme Court

 

6.     Under the precedence of Plessy v. Ferguson, a state would be able to

 

7.     Civil rights in the United States evolved from

 

8.     The Privileges and Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment means

 

9.    
Overall, we learn that civil liberties in the United States mean that

 

10.    To be treated equally under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment means

 

 

 

POL 201 Week 5

 

Week 5 DQ 1

 

(Stem Cell Research)

 

Stem cells have provided research that could potentially cure diseases by utilizing the cells from human embryos

 

 

 

Week 5 DQ 2

 

(Voter Identification)

 

 

 

·         POL 201 Week 5 Final Paper (Civil Liberties, Habeas Corpus, and the War on Terror) 1600 Words

 

 

 

 

 

 

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