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HIS 311 Assignment Bill of Rights Paper

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com 1. Analyze the founding fathers’ intent in providing the amendments. 2. Consider the evolution of the amendments as protections of individual liberty throughout American history. 3. Describe and analyze Supreme Court decisions that have interpreted the amendments. 4. Evaluate the implications of the amendments on current U.S. society. 5.

Propose implications for the amendments in the future.

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HIS 311 Assignment Institutions and Civil Liberties (Civil Rights Act)

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Include a brief history of the civil rights movement during the 1940s – Truman Administration; the 1950s – Congress and the Eisenhower Administration; and the 1960s – Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, Congress, and Dr. Martin Luther King; Discuss the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968; and, Explain the differences between the two acts. ========================================= =====

HIS 311 Assignment Nevada Policy Scenarios

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com HIS 311 Week 5 Individual Assignment Nevada Policy Scenarios 1.

Western Water Policy

a. A. Can you project the potential role the state government will need to fulfill in this scenario? b. Can you project the role the federal government might need to fulfill in this scenario? c. How much of a role should the federal government play in western water policy? Explain your answers. 2.

Exploitation of Nevada Resources


a. In light of court decisions in the 1990s regarding control of federal lands in Nevada, why would eastern politicians and nuclear power plant owners show little regard for Nevadans who oppose storage of nuclear waste in Nevada? b. Is there any aspect of the Nevada Constitution that would influence land-use policies such as the one in this scenario? Explain your answer. c. In what ways can the Nevada state government play a role in important land-use decisions similar to this? 3.

Past and Present Gaming

a. What historic political, social, and economic trends could you reference to support the positive opportunity and benefits of building a casino? What current political, social, and economic issues might deter you from embarking on such a project? b.

Consider land-ownership issues.

4.

Alternative Sources of Energy in Nevada

a.

Solar

b.

Geothermal

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HIS 311 Assignment Second Amendment

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HIS 311 Assignment The Framers Intent Paper

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com 1. Describe the original intent of ONE of the following clauses in the 1st Amendment: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, or Right to Privacy. 2.

Explain current views of the clause you have chosen.

3. Assess what events and opinions have changed the intent of the clause you have chosen over time. 4. Evaluate the effects of Supreme Court decisions related to the clause you have chosen. 5. Express considerations for the future of the clause you have chosen. ========================================= =====

HIS 311 Fundamentals of Constitutional History


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com Resource: Ch. 1, 2, & 3 of The American Democracy Scenario: Assume you are a visiting professor teaching about American democracy in a highly prestigious university in Innsbruck, Austria. In preparation for your first class, you must prepare notes. In writing your notes, consider that the individuals you are speaking to are slightly familiar with political American culture. Prepare 1–2 pages of notes addressing each of the following criteria: Refer to Table 1-1 of The American Democracy, and in 100 to 150 words, identify and explain America’s 3 core political ideals and the 3 rules of American politics. In 50 to 100 words, analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and why the U.S. Constitution replaced it. In 100 to 150 words, explain what powers were granted to the federal government—enumerated powers and implied powers—in the U.S. Constitution, what powers were specifically denied to the federal government, and what powers were reserved to the states and the people. In 150 to 250 words, explain the 3 primary eras of federalism in United States history; for example, 1789–1865, an indestructible union; 1865–1937, dual federalism and laissez-faire capitalism; and


1937—present, federalism today. In explaining the last era, specifically address the following issues: Did President Franklin Roosevelt’s proposed court-stacking plan and the court’s subsequent decisions, which ―removed the constitutional barrier to increased federal authority‖, fundamentally alter the state and federal governmental relationship? Explain how President Ronald Reagan, in the 1980s, and a Republican Congress, in the mid-1990s, attempted to address this via the principle of devolution? ========================================= =====

HIS 311 Institutions and Civil Liberties

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com Hot Off the Press Assume the role of a newspaper journalist reporting during the summer of 1968—shortly after Congress passed the Civil Rights Acts of 1968. You are tasked with writing an article that explains the history of the 1964 and 1968 acts. Write a 350- to 500-word article, addressing the following points: o Include a brief history of the civil rights movement during the 1940s – Truman Administration; the 1950s – Congress and the Eisenhower


Administration; and the 1960s – Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, Congress, and Dr. Martin Luther King o Discuss the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968 o Explain the differences between the two acts ========================================= =====

HIS 311 Original Intent Behind the Freedom of Speech

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com Describe the original intent of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, right to privacy, and criminals’ rights. ========================================= =====

HIS 311 Week 4 Individual Assignment Comparative State Analysis

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Comparative State Analysis Use the PoliCentral website to complete the following charts and address the following topics, as it relates to Nevada and other denoted states. Click on the PoliCentral link located on your student website. Click on Make it Local, then click on the following topics: Death penalty Size of bureaucracy Immigration Death Penalty: Briefly analyze how Nevada’s death penalty rate compares to other states, both as to executions from 1608–1975 and 1976–2006? ========================================= =====

HIS 311 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Right of Privacy and Right to Die

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HIS 311 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Bill of Rights Presentation

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com All key elements of the assignment are covered in a substantive way. The presentation · includes one of the ten amendments, excluding the First Amendment, for each Learning Team member in the team. · analyzes the founding fathers’ intent in providing the amendments selected. · describes the evolution throughout history of the selected amendments. · analyzes Supreme Court decisions that have interpreted the amendments. · evaluates the implications of the amendments on U.S. society today. ·

proposes implications for the amendments in the future.

consists of 15 to 20 slides appropriate for the speaker’s audience.


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HIS 311 STUDY Education Your Life / his311study.com  

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com 1. Analyze the founding fathers’ intent in providing the amendments. 2. Consider the...

HIS 311 STUDY Education Your Life / his311study.com  

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.his311study.com 1. Analyze the founding fathers’ intent in providing the amendments. 2. Consider the...

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