Explain the “right of privacy”
listing the amendments involved, and what specific issues caused this right to
be developed. Explain one of these
Explain why Miranda rights are
important. Which amendments are comprise
the Miranda Rights?
Name and explain the types of
committees used in the Congress of the United States.
One of the President’s special
powers is the use of the Executive Order.
What is an executive Order, why is it used, and is an Executive order
legal? Is this found in the Constitution?
What is the Pendleton Act of
1883? What does it do, and why is it
important? Is it still in effect?
What are the reasons that case
would be considered for the Supreme Court?
List and explain two (2) reasons why a case is considered for a hearing
before the Supreme Court.
What is public opinion? What are its uses in politics?
What is a political party? What is its purpose? Did Madison like the idea of political
parties (See Federalist No. 10)? What is
Madison’s view of “factions”?
What is the relationship
between Congress and the two major political parties?
Explain the use of independent regulatory
commissions. List and explain one such
commission- what does it do, why is it independent, what does it regulate.
answer these questions concisely in a short answer format.