Please respond to each short essay question with a 350-500 word response.
What does “Full Faith & Credit” mean? How does the Full Faith & Credit clause of the United States Constitution protect the civil and political rights of minorities in America? Please cite an example.
What is an iron triangle? Explain how the institutions of government, the bureaucracy and public opinion interact to influence policy. Please cite an example.
Every ten years, legislative districts are redrawn. What is the impact of gerrymandering and the creation of majority-minority districts on the US political system?
Outline the factors that complicate the formation of national domestic policy. What is the role do individuals and interest groups play in the formation of public policy? Please cite an example.
A new technology – television – played a critical role in shaping the 1960 presidential campaign. Those who listened to the first Nixon-Kennedy debate believed Nixon was the victor. Those who watched on TV believed Kennedy was the victor. How has technology changed the American political system and what responsibility do citizens have to get involved in our democracy?