1.2448 American Culture, "Watergate" and the de-throning of government: The Creation of Political Apathy.
This paper examines the dominating role the media played in the "Watergate" affair in forcing the executive branch of the government into the public contest, where the government and the media were pitted in a battle for public favor. 12 pgs. 31 f/c. 9b.
Bibliography: 9 source(s) listed
Filename: 2448 Watergate Media Government.doc
2.1548 Eight Politics Questions Answered.
. Why are there two effective political parties in the US? 2. What is partisanship or party identification on the part of voters? 3. What explains increased congressional personal incumbency advantage? 4. How do trends in congressional elections help explain trends in congressional policy making? 5. What are the systematic relationships between congressional and presidential elections? What do you think has happened to those systematic relationships? 6. What are the dynamics of presidential primaries? 7. How have the dynamics changed in recent years? What impact might those changes have on presidents' ability to govern? 8. Is the Supreme Court an 'anti-democratic' institution? 9 pgs. 0 f/c. 0.
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Filename: 1548 Eight Politics Questions.doc
3.2843 Monetary Policy in the Year 2000.
This paper looks at the economic success of recent years and looks at monetary performance for the year 2000 in the US. 5 pgs. 11 f/c. 3b.
Bibliography: 3 source(s) listed
Filename: 2843 Monetary Policy 2000.doc
4.3901 California Politics: The Progressive Movement.
This ten-page undergraduate paper discusses California state and local politics during the Progressive Era and the impact these events had on the national government scene. Much of the content of the paper focuses on California Governor Hiram Johnson, who led the Progressive movement in the state. 10 pgs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Bibliography: 10 source(s) listed
Filename: 3901 Progressive Politics Movement.doc
5.9047 An Argument For Federal Government In The Early United States.
This paper will discuss the choice of the Federal government that was chosen by the Founding Fathers as model for this country. The Articles of Confederation, and the Centralized form of government, as used in France at the time, were not chosen because of there lack of different branches for a check and balance format in government. This was the reason that United States chose this mode of government for this purpose. 6 pgs. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Filename: 9047 Argument Federal Government.doc
6.9098 An Analysis of Capitalism and a New Social Order: The Republican Vision of the 1790s, by Joyce Appleby.
This paper will discuss the book Capitalism and a New Social Order: The Republican Vision of the 1790s, by Joyce Appleby and seek to find what the Jeffersonian Republican Administration was really undergoing in its war with Hamiltonian objectives to secure a stronger federalist government. By understanding this complex financial and political situation in the dual party system of the New Republic, we can see how this book reflects some of the good points and the harsher ones of the Jeffersonian ideal of the state controlled Federal Government that would have limited powers. 3 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Filename: 9098 Analysis Capitalism Social.doc
7.9629 Public Opinion and the Supreme Court: A Report and Analysis.
This is a book report and analysis of Thomas R. Marshall's Public Opinion and the Supreme Court. The book itself concerns the influence of public opinion, the media, and interest groups on the decisions handed down by the Court, and vice versa. The conclusion points out that the influence of the public has grown (or the Court's has diminished) in the wake of the OJ Simpson trial. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.