US Government –
specific quantity for the below tasks and quality is important along with
references in APA format.
1: References should be books, you are assuming but theories for assumptions
should be from books. [deadline March 2, 2012]
Making: Assume you are a member of the legislature and now must cast the
DECIDING VOTE on a very controversial issue. If you knew that your personal
position was contrary to that held by the majority of the people in your
district, would you vote your beliefs or those of your district? If you were
able to vote anonymously, would this change your vote? What insight does this
give you regarding the concepts of a delegate or trustee?
2: References should be as informed below [deadline March 7, 2012]
Using one or more of the
media outlets below, find a news article [NO opinion
or editorial pieces will be accepted for this assignment. Selection of an
op/ed piece will result in a score of 0.] that shows the president
functioning in one of the many roles of the presidency – chief of state, chief
executive, chief diplomat, commander in chief, or chief legislator.
.nytimes.com/”>New York Times
.wsj.com/home-page”>Wall Street Journal
.csmonitor.com/”>Christian Science Monitor
.usnews.com/”>U.S. News and World Report
Write a brief
summary of the story you found.
Describe the role
and how the president fulfilled the role you are discussing.
Do you agree with
the action taken by the president? Why or why not?
Include the URL for
the article(s) selected?
3: References should be Books only [deadline March 12, 2012]
services do members of Congress typically provide their constituents?
factors influence the decisions a member of Congress makes.
is congressional oversight? Why is it important?
is the difference between a treaty and an executive agreement?
veto and pocket veto? How are they different?
the delegated powers of the executive.
7. What are the criteria for standing in a court case? How might this
be different for class action lawsuits?
8. With respect to cases making their way to the Supreme Court, what
are attorneys’ briefs? What is the significance of these briefs? What are
briefs called that are filed by interest groups? How might they be significant?
9. Explain the concept of judicial review and the court’s basis for
10. What is the purpose of having a Vice President? What Constitutional
role does the Vice President serve?