answers to each question should be the equivalent of 1 - 2 pages (single spaced).
1. What significant
political events have occurred historically to address the needs of a diverse
U.S. population? What do you see as the challenges for the future in regards to
addressing the needs of a diverse U.S. population?
2. The American System of nominations and primary elections
is one of the most complex in the world. List the major steps in being
nominated for public office in the U.S. (you may choose to discuss the process
for a presidential or congressional candidate), including who is eligible, how
the candidates are selected, how the candidates get their message to the
people, how the primary system works, and what role the electoral college
3. How does a bill
become law? Please explain where bills originate and how they go through the
process. Also include information about the role of interest groups and
political parties in bill formation