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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Fourteenth Amendment To The United States Constitution, Unsafe Abortion, Harry Blackmun

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Facts: texas law prohibits abortion unless the mother is going to die, plaintiff challenged this statute, claiming it was against her right of privacy.
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Federal Election Campaign Act, Proportional Representation, Direct Democracy

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Majority rule - notion in this country that whoever wins the most votes wins. Pr (proportional representation) - notion in most european countries that
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Voting Rights Act Of 1965, Constitutionalism

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Case about separate, but equal trolleys for black and white people. Most of the country thinks separate, but equal is fine. Court says: yes, it"s very
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Industrial Revolution, Party System

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26 Jul 2018
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* we didn"t have interest groups the first 120 years of america. Since the turn of the century (19th to 20th), interest groups have grown. Political pa
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PS 106 Lecture 7: How a Bill Becomes a Law

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Any bill that"s becoming a law must get passed by both the house and senate. 450 people have to agree and everyone as their own personal agenda, so thi
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Fourteenth Amendment To The United States Constitution, Due Process, Civil Liberties

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26 Jul 2018
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Civil liberties - protection from government interference; in the bill of rights (ex: right to privacy, no search w/o warrant) Civil rights - protectio
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Marymount Manhattan College

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Bureaucracy - an organizational structure under the umbrella of government. Bureaucrats - any person who works for the federal government. They protect
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Cooperative Federalism, Dual Federalism, Layer Cake

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26 Jul 2018
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They needed their national government because their state governments were rapidly running out of money: types of grants given during this period: cate
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Aarp, Primary Election

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26 Jul 2018
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Political party - a group people are in favor of because of their morals/values; the end of goal of a party is to control government/government policy.
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Secret Ballot, Voting Rights Act Of 1965

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26 Jul 2018
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Incumbents are important when you"re talking about congress because it"s a very long job. The state wants for the elections to go one way or another be
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PS 106 Lecture 19: Bureaucracy (Continued), FDR, Agencies (Continued)

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26 Jul 2018
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Bureaucracy is sometimes known as the fourth branch of government. Always concerned about the other three branches. The president is one person, congre
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PS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Pocket Veto

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26 Jul 2018
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When jefferson got into office, marshall became the chief justice. Marbury was appointed to be a justice by adams, but the papers weren"t sent in befor
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