Friday, June 7, 2013

Politics and Government - Final Exam Review

Your final exam is Tuesday, June 7 at 12:30 pm.

Your final exam will contain several components:
  • multiple choice (40%0
  • short answer (15%)
  • PBAT essay (45%)
The multiple choice and short answer will be about 70% semester two and 30% semester one.
The PBAT essay will be based on the articles read and analyzed in class on Friday, June 7.

You may have one sheet of notes, front only.  Notes may not be shared and the textbook may not be used.

Please bring all copies of Dhal and Vidal in the day of the exam.


voter identification
racial makeup of southern electorate
Great White Switch
George Wallace
Newt Gingrich
Republican Revolution 1994
Freeze Movement
Reykjavik Summit
Geneva Summit
Iran-Contra Affair

Jimmy Carter
Mikhail Gorbachev
New Christian Right
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       
Berlin Wall
Haight-Ashbury District, San Francisco

Military industrial complex
Dog whistle politics
Hippie counter culture
Baby Boomer
Neo Conservative
philosophers, popularizers, philanthropists, and politicians
Keynesnian Economics
Free store
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Strategic Defense Initiative
Sandra Day O’Connor
William F. Buckley
Russell Kirk-Conservative Mind
Lyndon Johnson
Franklin Roosevelt
The Diggers
Daisy Add
“A Time for Choosing”
Vietnam War
1981 Economic Recovery Tax Act
Watergate Scandal
Iranian hostage crisis
The Death of Money
The Only Foreign Tour in the United States
6 Conservative principle
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

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

Wisconsin v Yoder
Sherbert v Verner

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

Bowers v Hardwick
Kelo v New London
Butler Act
DC v Heller
McDonald v Chicago

Scottsboro Cases

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.
Missouri Compromise
Reconstruction Amendments
overlapping jurisdiction
double jeopardy
change of venue

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