Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Politics and Government Final Exam Review

You will tested on your knowledge and understanding of films, class texts, notes, and lectures. 

6 Conservative principle
Nuclear Freeze Movement 
1981 Economic Recovery Tax Act
 “A Time for Choosing”
 Lyndon Johnson
Franklin Roosevelt
Goldwater on Civil Rights, gays and abortion
Goldwater at Republican National Convention
Goldwater Foreign Policy 
 Dwight Eisenhower
 Dinesh d’Souza
 Russell Kirk-Conservative Mind
 Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Strategic Defense Initiative
Sandra Day O’Connor
William F. Buckley
Gerald Ford
Military industrial complex
Dog whistle politics
 Neo Conservative
 Reagan: Foreign policy of, and military spending, Reaganomics, children of, as actor, as corporate spokesman, as governor of California, relationship w/Religious Right, legacy of
Freeze Movement
Reykjavik Summit
Geneva Summit
elections of  1964, 1968, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988
Iran-Contra Affair
Mike Deaver
Don Reagan
 Keynesnian Economics
Supply-Side Economics
 Espionage Act
Revolutionary socialism
Judicial Review; types of 
Earl Warren
“power of the purse”
Electoral College
Constitutional Convention of 1787
separation of powers
John Locke
Declaration of Independence
checks and balances
amending process
House of Representatives
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Whiskey Rebellion
Shays’ Rebellion
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Connecticut Compromise
George Washington
James Madison
Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Jefferson
The Assumption
Bank of the United States
XYZ Affair
Executive, legislative, judicial branches (major powers of each)
Framers of the Constitution
States rights/state sovereignty
Earl Warren/Major JusticesSlaughterhouse Cases
Kelo v. New London
Gitlow v. New York
Marbury v. Madison
Dred Scott v. Sandford
Schenk v. United States
Brandenberg v Ohio 
Zorach v Clauson
Slaughterhouse Cases
Kelo v. New London
Earls v. Bd of Ed
Barron v. Mayor of Baltimore
14th amendment
Bill of Rights
due process
equal protection
civil liberties
judicial review
Dangerous Tendencies Test/Clear and Present Danger
Writ of certiorariZelman v. Simmons-HarrisWalz v. NYC Tax Commission
“benevolent neutrality”
“child benefit theory”
Excessive Entanglement Standard
Oregon v. Smith
Lemon v. Kurtzman
Compelling interest rule
Generally applicable law rule
McCollum v. Board of Education
Pierce v. Society of Sisters
Everson v. Board of Education
Sherbert v Verner
Engle v. Vitale
Abington v. Schempp
Epperson v. Arkansas
Clarence Darrow
Butler Act
William Jennings Bryan
balanced time
release time
Jehovah’s Witnesses
Establishment Clause
Free Exercise Clause
Thomas Jefferson
WVA Board of Education v. Barnette
Minersville v. Gobitis
Felix Franfurter
Schenk v U. S.
Bill of Rights
Establishment / Free Exercise
Marbury v Madison
Compelling interest
Generally applicable
Exclusionary rule
Writ of certiorari
Furman v Georgia
Gregg v Georgia
Gitlow v. New York (1925)
Released Time
Engel v. Vitale
Lemon v Kurtzman
Epperson v Arkansas (1968)
Edwards v Aguillard
Zelman v Simmons-Harris
Minersville v. Gobitis
Walz v NYC Tax Commission
Wisconsin v Yoder
Sherbert v Verner
Oregon v Smith
Weeks v United States
United States v Santana
Gideon v. Wainright
Boy Scouts of America v Dale
Miranda v. Arizona
Plessy v Ferguson
Brown v Board of Education
Commerce Clause
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Bakke v California
Bowers v Hardwick
Kelo v New London
Butler Act
DC v Heller
McDonald v Chicago
Bakke v. California 
Scottsboro Cases
Gratz v Bollinger
Planned Parenthood v Casey
Roe v Wade
Griswold v Connecticut
Lawrence v Texas
Bowers v Harwick
Kelo v New London
Romer v Evans
Atkins v Va
Penry v Lynaugh
Heart of Atlanta v U.S.
Political/Cultural/Economic Spectrum
Missouri Compromise
Reconstruction Amendments
overlapping jurisdiction
double jeopardy
change of venue

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