Checks and Constraints of the Presidency You have studied how the legislative and judicial branches of government have a wide variety of checks that they can utilize to constrain the power of the president. However, the framers of the U.S. Constitution also invested within the presidency a wide arsenal of tools. These tools allow the executive branch to effectively block the policymaking powers of other branches of government. As the Learning Resources indicate, even the threat of a veto from the White House is often enough to greatly influence discussions, compromises, and working sessions regarding legislation for one simple reason: […]
Prompt Thus far in our class we have read and discussed a wide variety of arguments for specific foreign policies beginning with the early Republic though the start of the Second World War. Doing so has allowed us to see how certain ideas, arguments, and themes have changed in response to new threats and opportunities. Although all of these arguments were made prior to the advent of modern game theory, they all nevertheless employ implicit or explicit strategic logic. Indeed, given our readings in the intellectual development of US foreign policy, it is clear that the earliest statesman of the […]
Overview You might not realize how often the Legislative and Executive Branches are in the news. Have you heard of the Affordable Care Act (Links to an external site.)? Ever wonder how that came about? Who proposed it and why? Who opposed it? Did it change through the legislative process? What about the President’s stance on Immigration Reform (Links to an external site.)? The Federal Budget? We hear about all of the legislation that’s pending or that has passed and that will ultimately affect us. Directions Choose a current or recent event that illustrates a theme covered in this week’s […]
Essay question: Examine why social and cultural awareness are important for international civilian police working in UN peace operations. In what ways can a lack of social and cultural awareness compromise a mission? This assignment helps you achieve our fourth course objective (CO-4): Examine social and cultural awareness within international civilian police working in UN peace operations. Formatting Requirements: 3 page paper in Arial or Times New Roman font, with sentencing double-spaced. Source Requirements: Support your analysis with real world examples and research from at least four sources. At least one of these sources should be a scholarly book, paper, […]
WE HAVE BEEN SLACKING ON OUR READING OF THIS BOOK. So we are going to have a discussion day on Monday about Chapters 9-11. the name of the book is 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari So prepare some notes, reflections, and questions for class that day. The topics should create plenty of discussion – immigration, terrorism, and war. I’m interested to hear your reflections and ideas. I will send you the chapters by tomorrow
Please identify and describe each of the main ideas behind the five major political ideologies we discussed in class and read about in Reimer et al, editors, The Challenge of Politics: An Introduction to Political Science. Those ideologies include: liberal democracy, social democracy, communism, authoritarianism, and totalitarianism. Please provide examples of each ideology that have occurred or occur in recent history, and provide a description of how each example displays the traits of each major political ideology. What do you see as the pluses and minuses of each ideology?
Read/review the following resources for this activity: Textbook: Chapter 7, 8, 9 Lesson Minimum of 2 scholarly sources Instructions Many countries have gone through various ways of governing-by one, by a group, or by the people. Pick one developing country. Examine this country’s political history and current barriers in developing their democracy. Create a concise argument on the type of democracy they should institute and why. Use the following list to select your developing country: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1876/310mab.pdf (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Writing Requirements (APA format) Length: 1.5-2 pages (not including title page or references page) 1-inch […]
Essay 1:Your essay needs to adhere to the following format: Choose One of the prompts below to write your essay 4-5 pgs., 12pt. font, double-spaced with 1in. margins. Citation of reading should follow MLA format. Pick ONE of the following Prompts to write your essay. See COURSE SYLLABUS for Due Date. NO LATE PAPERS WILL BE ACCEPTED!!! 1. Explore Thomas Paine’s theory (in “Common Sense”) concerning the idea that mankind is naturally equal and that government should reflect this state of equality. How strong is Paine’s argument? Is this a reasonable idea that can be applied in the formation of […]
Question Description https://www.keranews.org/post/justices-let-alabama-execute-death-row-inmate-who-wanted-imam-his-side 3 pages minimum, MLA format, Double Spaced, Must use sources and have in text quotations, and citation page Attachment previewJustices Let Alabama Execute Death Row Inmate Who Wanted Imam By His Side Death Row inmate Domineque Ray hoped that when he took his final breath, he could find comfort in the presence of his Muslim spiritual adviser. But the Alabama prison where Ray was awaiting execution wouldn’t allow it. Prison officials would only allow their own Christian chaplain to offer the prisoner solace from inside the execution chamber.
Based on the relevant lecture(s) and assigned reading, discuss whether feminism is a political ideology in its own right–or if the principles of feminism are better understood in relation to other ideological traditions we’ve discussed thus far in the semester. 500 WORDS MUST USE TEXTBOOK DETAILS PROVIDED AND LECTURE PROVIDED ( LOG IN WIL BE PROVIDED). MUST USE SCREENSHOT PIC ATTACHED AS REFERENCE https://youngroute99ks.files.wordpress.com/2017/10… https://youngroute99ks.files.wordpress.com/2017/10… Based on the relevant lectures and assigned reading for Week 11, take a clear position on your chosen question. No “fence-sitting.” Provide as much support for your position and claims as possible. This also means […]