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HIST 308 NOTES March 21-25, 2016

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U.S. Constitution Framing the Issue Narratives
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This 5 page Bundle was uploaded by Audra Oul on Wednesday April 6, 2016. The Bundle belongs to HIST 308 at 1 MDSS-SGSLM-Langley AFB Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months taught by Dr. Kadue in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see Law and Civilization in History at 1 MDSS-SGSLM-Langley AFB Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months.


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Date Created: 04/06/16
Monday, March 21, 2016 Persuasion element on how we operate Framing the Issue Define the issue: what is the question at hand? Directs the discussion/debate Limits the possible outcomes 1. What does the Constitution do? Set up the government, delegates power, and protects rights of Americans 2. How many amendments does the Constitution have? 27 amendments 3. What are the two rights in the Declaration of Independence? Life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness 4. What is the “rule of law”? Everyone must follow the law. No one is above the law. 5. If both the President and Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes president? Speaker of the House 6. What is the name of the Speaker of the House? Paul Ryan. Before, it was John Boehner. Not speaker of the house anymore 7. When was the Constitution written? 1787 Ratified in 1789 8. The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Name one of these writers. James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay 9. Who was the president during World War I? Woodrow Wilson 10. Name one of the longest river in the United States? Mississippi River, Missouri River This was the test to take to become a United States citizen Frame issue have to deal with pitiful performance Framing the issue on paper should you? Frame issue to a specific question Framing issue leads to coherent papers Pitiful Performance 1. Education What is the responsibility of education system re: citizenship? 2. Media What is the responsibility of the media? 3. Test What is important for citizens to know? Bill Clinton in convention A very skilled orator Framing the issue of campaign Clinton framing the issue of new jobs and innovation Losing 700 a month Bankrupt to loan again Republican blocked job plan Obama able to repaid damages in four years st He said that he believed the approach for the 21 century Mixed general with the specific Makes his point Focused on the positives Use facts to support arguments Expressed his own feelings Outline of a lawyer’s argument to start with the other side’s case Build own case Why decide for my client Wilson v. Southwest Airlines: justify discrimination on hiring how relevant to point A to point B Sex of the flight attendant imperative to viability of the company Sex Amendment 1964 Congress passed Civil Rights Act based on race Unskilled laborers and skilled laborers Do not hire were not white Workforce 39% black Union operation Racial imbalance Agreement with union violate Civil Rights Act United Steel Workers v. Weber How did Justice Brennan state the issue for the majority? Further intent of the statute Civil Rights Act to take race conscious steps Justice Burger states issue through the legislative intent and the literal language. Looked at the literal language cannot discriminate based on race Court stepped into legislative role Different discussion and different outcome Supreme occupation Affect outcome of potential outcome Framing issues bring societal values and assumptions Civil rights part of the civil rights movement Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Narrative: a story What is happening? She is rushing to the train Guy is going to lift here up to go on board She is running and reaching out to the man She has a white dress She is running to be on board The guy is in position to bring her in His feet is on the steps and he wants to bring him in The train is brown and full of people One man is peering out to see if he gets on Other assumptions to be on the table Life is experienced in narratives “We dream in narrative, day-dream in narrative, remember, anticipate, hope, despair, believe, doubt, plan, revise, criticize, construct, gossip, learn, hate, and love by narrative” Barbara Holly “Toward a Poetics of Fiction” Functions of Narratives Connection Truth detection Listen Observe Body Language Walk late know going to be to make sense what is going on What hear of what talk In a trial, both sides put evidence Jury make sense of these facts Connect them in a meaningful way- a narrative e.g. A party or walk to class What are interests to friends? Truth detection Determine reliable with statement fit with story on how to act People do not talk about Prosecutor’s case Witness 1 (autopsy doctor): John’s body had two bullets W2 (ballistic expert): Bullets were from a common type of 9mm handgun W3 (coroner’s assistant): called to crime scene for time of death between 3am and 5am W: John overheard phone around 10pm W: $14 was withdrawn from John’s bank account around 1:15am W: John came to the store around 1:30a on Jan. 1 W: Amy’s roommates saw Amy left the apartment around New Year’s eve W: Amy’s boss manage the airport Amy a waitress for 2 years W: John and Amy been arguing about the care of their mother She had symptoms of dementia Amy’s Defense: she was upset about her brother John about caring for her mother She was picked up at the apartment What makes a Narrative persuasive? Based on logic? Based on motion? Based on combination of cold logic and international values and assumptions of society? Emotion is based on reaction of experience Do not continue for red hearing --red hearing: illogical fallacy to the false conclusion One of the danger of narratives could be misleading and coincidence Narrative Danger: Stereotypes Generalization applied to an individual What is the basis for a stereotype? Why do people rely on stereotype? Job interview- make assumption about this person Black man group-white cop treats African American unfairly? Beginning of opinion are summary of facts Picked facts for the narratives Narratives are constructed


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