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Discussion Questions: Is there any irony in President Thomas Jefferson's background in comparison to the ideals of liberty and equality that Jefferson is known for fighting for? Why or Why not? If so, how could that irony be explained? How did the Declaration of Independence influence the U.S. Constitution?
HIS 301 Week 2 Team Branches of Government Paper Resources: Articles I, II, and III of the Constitution located in the appendices of the text Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you answer the following questions: • What were the reasons America’s forefathers divided the government into the legislative, judicial, and executive branches? How does this benefit the three branches? •
What obstacles do the division of power present to enactment of important legislation?
• How was the conflict between supporters of a strong federal government and champions of states’ rights characterized then as opposed to now? Identify specific issues.
Cite at least four references to support the content of your paper and wikipedia is not a reliable source. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Make sure your paper flows well, is free of grammar errors and fact based (rather than opinion based), and use sub-headings in the body of the paper.
Discussion Questions: What are some of the essential elements of Federalism? Why are they essential? Why did the drafters of the Constitution establish three branches of the national government? How do those branches interact? What if there were no federal government? Federalism is done so that no one has too much power. This is an interesting point if "true." Do others agree? Before forming your opinion please consider the following information. The Constitution has a Supremacy Clause, which states in pertinent part that where state and federal law conflict, federal law dictates or is supreme. With the Supremacy Clause in mind, how does one sovereign, specifically the federal government, not have too much power? Is it possible that the Supremacy Clause contributes to the conflict between state rights and a strong federal government? Please consider and respond to the following. Yes, the states have the power to make some decisions, but the states also have to abide by Federal law. For example, in a major court decision, Yick Wo v. Hopkins, California wanted permit restrictions on laundries. Many of those laundries were owned and operated by people of Asian decent. As a result, the United States Supreme Court (USSC) determined that the permit regulation had an unfair impact on Asian people and declared the law unconstitutional. California had a reason for the law (safety and stated it was not racial) and felt justified, but the USSC said differently and California had to adapt to the USSC decision. Does this type of control contribute to the on-going divide between those for and against a strong national government? Focus on the control in your response and not the actually USSC decision.
HIS 301 Week 3 Individual Bill of Rights and Amendments Resource: Article V of the Constitution and the 27 amendments in the Appendixes of the text Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you answer the following questions:
How and why do amendments become part of the Constitution?
What problems with the original document motivated the adoption of the Bill of Rights?
What have been the effects of the Bill of Rights?
• What problems with the original document, or changes in society, led to later amendments? Choose one of the following groups to discuss: o Thirteenth through Fifteenth Amendments o Seventeenth, Nineteenth, Twenty-Third, Twenty-Fourth, and Twenty-Sixth Amendments o Twelfth, Twenty-Second, and Twenty-Fifth Amendments •
What have been the effects of these later Amendments?
Cite at least three sources to support the content of your paper and wikipedia is not a reliable source. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines Make sure your paper flows well, is free of grammar errors and fact based (rather than opinion based), and use sub-headings in the body of the paper.
Discussion Questions: How did the Civil War amendments change America? How has the United States Supreme Court impacted the status of African American people in the United States? Pay particular attention to the Dred Scott, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Brown v. Topeka, Kansas Board of Education decisions. One of the major political parties controls one or both Houses of Congress How could such a party split among the three branches of government contribute to the interactions, or potentially create conflict, among the three branches of government?
Racism, classism, and all other ism's Everyone, Racism, classism, and all other ism's are often ingrained in people. What did the Civil Rights Act do to change how people felt? Is the law capable to changing the way people feel and think? Does a change in the law make a difference, if people still feel the way they always did?
HIS 301 Week 4 Individual Reflections on the 1st Amendment Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you discuss at least two significant cases related to three of the provisions of the First Amendment. Evaluate the rights and responsibilities that the Constitution gives American citizens. Answer the following questions in your paper: • To what extent does the Constitution protect the right of privacy? • Why did each case need to be heard and interpreted by the Supreme Court? • How does the Supreme Court’s decision in each case continue to affect the rights of American citizens today? Cite at least three sources to support the content of your paper and wikipedia is not an acceptable source. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines Make sure your paper flows well, is free of grammar errors and fact based (rather than opinion based), and use sub-headings in the body of the paper.
Discussion Questions: How have Supreme Court decisions impacted the Federal government's ability to regulate interstate commerce and does the ability to regulate interstate commerce give the Federal government more power than it would have otherwise? What are the strengths and limitations on the right of the press, freedom of religion, and right to privacy in today's society?
HIS 301 Week 5 Team US Constitutional Amendment Proposal Paper and Presentation Constitutional Amendments exist to correct a perceived problem with the existing document. In Week Three, you examined what has been changed so far. Each team will consider a possible change. If the
team wants to write about something other than the assigned topic, the team must obtain the facilitator’s approval by Week Four. • Team A: Should the Constitution be amended to limit representatives, senators, and members of the judiciary to 12 years of total service? • Team B: Should the Constitution be amended to give voters the right to recall an officer in the legislative branch, executive branch, or judicial branch, before the officer’s term expires? • Team C: Should the Constitution be amended to give voters the power to enact or reject laws by ballot initiative, as a direct method in addition to the legislative authority of Congress? • Team D: Should the Constitution be amended to give the president a line-item veto—instead of being required either to sign an entire bill—or veto the entire bill?
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you discuss an amendment that responds to the issue presented to the team. Discuss good and bad outcomes if such an amendment were adopted. Cite a minimum of three sources to support the content of your paper and wikipedia is not a reliable source. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines Make sure your paper flows well, is free of grammar errors and fact based (rather than opinion based), and use sub-headings in the body of the paper. Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint®presentation to accompany the paper. Present the U.S. Constitutional Amendment Proposal presentation. • For Online students, the ar presentation is a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations with substantive, detailed speaker notes that includes citations to source material for the information in the speaker notes and on the slides.
Discussion Questions: Has America achieved equal rights for all Americans? What else should be done to continue in the struggle for equal rights? What are our responsibilities in making sure every American has equal rights? Are Americans' freedoms more or less secure now than they were when the United States was first founded? How has modern technology impacted our freedoms? What are our responsibilities, if any, in making Americans' freedoms more secure?
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