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You can bet I'll be grabbing Wren studyguide for finals. Couldn't have made it this week without your help!
These are notes taken during his class lecture. The starred parts are the areas in which he mentioned will be on the exam. Those were his freebes for attending the lecture. I hope they help. :)
Introduction to Government and Politics I
These are the notes from the video lectures posted on blackboard (doesn't include the YouTube video)
Chapter 1 Notes
Chapter 28: Alexis De Tocqueville and Democracy in America
Chapter 29: Who Were the Antifederalists, What Did They Want, and Why Does it Matter?
These are the questions from learnsmart 4. I thought it'd be helpful to have the questions and answers all on one page - easier to use for studying :)
Chapter 1 In a direct democracy, which may take place through town meetings, citizens decide policy directly without elected representatives Like the United States, most modern democracies are best described as republics Since the 1990’s, the areas of the United States that have been growing most rapidly are located in the South and West As the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq dragged on, what was t
This highlights the points from the video lectures, even though they were short and sweet and included videos of the topics in lecture 11.
*Lectures 8 and 9 not included.
I started with the Conflict of 1786 and stopped right before "Intergovernmental Relationships Today" since we did not get to discuss much of it.
Which phrase best describes the relationship btwn the states and local gov’ts within the American system? The system is unitary b/c the states create counties and cities and can eliminate them while retaining ultimate authority Which of the following policy domains are examples of issues requiring intergovernmental collaboration? elementary education, higher education, hospitals Match the gra
These Notes go from "Intergovernmental Relations today" to the "Eight Amendment"
A special thanks to my friend Elijah, for filling in for my absence on Friday, February 13th!
The last third party candidate to win a single state electoral college? George Wallace Red feb 10 th Congress has the power to declare war Mardburyvsmadison: established the doctrine of judicial review Follow the money Article of confederation (how the government was formed) A group of states cooperating with one another
If citizens are unable to fully participate in a political system, then They are unable to share information, opinions advice, and calls to action
This is the Study Guide of the Midterm I for POLS 1336
The Right to Privacy Never Stated in Bill of Rights Today’s technology raises key questions about ethics and constitutionality
These notes are separate from lecture notes. They are my reading notes for the chapters that may be covered on Monday's Quiz!
This week we wrapped up the Public Opinion lecture. Visit Week 4 and Week 5 Notes for the quiz!
Lecture notes from the week of February 24th. Detailed & bulleted for easier understanding.
Notes only from the video lecture notes.
By attracting additional supporters to their parties in recent years, political parties have… become more diverse What are roles of the political party at the national level? Conduct national party conventions Select a head of the national party committee Determine the party’s nominee for president Adopt a party platform American political parties perform their various functions through _____
Lecture notes from the week of March 3rd. Detailed & bulleted for easier understanding.
Purple text are examples, green text are side notes and any red text are definitions. These notes only include the lecture notes, not the YouTube links.
Interest Groups I
Study guide for the midterm on 3/12/15. Includes class notes from the previous few weeks, as well as notes on important court cases and vocabulary definitions.
The temporary party convention conducts conventions every _____ years
have an awesome spring break!
We have not been taking a whole lot of notes, so I decided to bundle everything together for this set. Thank you.
This is the rest of the notes on Political Parties.
I will post the notes on Campaigns and Elections with the Week 11 Notes.
Lecture notes from the week of March 24th. Detailed & bulleted for easier understanding.
Lecture notes from the week of March 31st. Detailed & bulleted for easier understanding.
Lecture notes from the week of April 7th. Detailed & bulleted for easier understanding.
NOTE: Due to personal illness, there are NO NOTES for the class on April 9th.
This is the first part of our Campaigns and Elections Lecture.
Why do we study constitutions? To understand the importance of political culture and its impact on the structure of government Separation of powers provides a check on the actions of government Political cultures drives institutions The political culture in Texas and the constitution strongly supports widespread decentralization of local schools Which effort to revise the Texas Constitution was ult
Lecture 38: Elections I Running for Office Four types of motivations generally come into play: o A sense of civic responsibility – ppl feel it’s their responsibility to do so
Lecture notes from the week of April 14th. Detailed & bulleted for easier understanding.
Lecture notes from the week of April 21st. Detailed & bulleted for easier understanding.
Study guide for the final on 4/30/15. Contains ALL NOTES from the weeks of class since the final.
Hey guys! Because Professor Contractor has been absent quite a lot, due to his newborn baby, we haven't had a lot of notes. So... what I did was bundle the last three weeks worth of notes. This will be helpful for the last quiz! However, do remember that there is no final!!!
This is the compilation of notes since day 1 until October the 3rd. It is a complete study guide/notes for the exam 1 on the October the 10th.
Accumulation of in-class lecture notes up to Exam 1. The notes cover all of the required material needed for the exam on 10/6! They are essentially word-for-word. (✿◠‿◠)
Just took the exam using these notes (covers every single lecture from Day 1, word for word) and scored a 98 -- covers every question on the review + exam.
This is an outline of Chapter 7 - People, Politics, and Participation and includes Chapter 7 vocabulary and definition
This is an outline of Chapter 8 - The Constitution and includes Chapter 8 vocabulary and definition
these are the notes from chapter one. I shortened the notes so they are easier to study as well as I added all the side notes the professor said were important.
These notes cover Chapter 7 from POLS 1336 textbook from the Learn Smart/ McGraw Hill program. Basic ideas like types of government, goals, functions, etc are detailed and summarized for easy skimming and learning basic information in no time.
These notes are from Chapter 8 from the textbook "University of Houston: American Democracy Now" by Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris, and Michelle Deardorff.
Its a super easy outline of the chapter with the main point asked for on the assignment and important details in general.
These notes cover Chapter 10 from “University of Houston: American Democracy Now” by Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris, and Michelle Deardorff
The notes go over all important key points in the chapter and all vocabulary words, cases, or necessary terms
These notes go over chapter 7 and 8 from "University of Houston: American Democracy Now” by Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris, and Michelle Deardorff
*If you already have my notes on each chapter individually this study guide won't be necessary. However, if you don't have either, this study guide will help you go over the two chapter on the exam.
Will be in exam. The commerce clause
Freedom of religion notes with hypothetical cases
these notes cover Chapter 2 from "University of Houston: American Democracy Now” by Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris, and Michelle Deardorff
Includes all vocab words, important cases, etc.
These lecture notes had covered : what factors impact our opinion formation, opinion polls and type of polls.
These are handwritten notes, but I try to get everything Abbott talks about.
Hope this helps, if you missed anything.
These lectures will be on the test on October 30th.
Handwritten notes on political science 1336
About interest groups, their type of techniques, the factors that influence of interest groups
These are my notes from the past couple lectures.
This study guide covers all the stuff that we have talked about since the first lecture
These notes cover Chapter 11 from "University of Houston: American Democracy Now” by Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris, and Michelle Deardorff
These notes include important vocab and key terms from the chapter assigned.
This set of notes cover the Texas Constitutions
These notes cover Chapter 14 from “University of Houston: American Democracy Now” by Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris, and Michelle Deardorff
These notes include key terms, vocab, and information that will be on the exam
This study guide is a fusion of notes on chapter 11 and 14 from “University of Houston: American Democracy Now” by Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris, and Michelle Deardorff , both of which will be on the upcoming exam
So this compiles of mostly all of the topics we have covered in this course - ALL TYPED UP.
so covering - john locke, thomas hobbs, types of primaries, party eras, demographics of TX, demographics of US. Who votes for Democrats and republicans (both in general and for TX)
Disenfranchisement, direct and indirect democracy.
Hope this helps! :-)
Introduction to my note taking
Study material for test 1. Majority questions on test 2 and study materials from the last 2 lectures.