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Since 2010 I've helped thousands of students do A+ work. I want you to have the best grades, but more importantly I want to help you.

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    • UOFP POS 110 COMPLETE STUDY MATERIALS. DOWNLOAD NOW!
    • IT REALLY WORKS!  Since 2010 I've helped thousands of students do A+ work. I want you to have the best grades, but more importantly I want to help you.
    • ENTIRE CLASS/COURSE TUTORIAL INCLUDES EVERYTHING LISTED  POS 110 / POS110 / ENTIRE CLASS/COURSE TUTORIAL INCLUDES EVERYTHING LISTED
    • EXERCISE: AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION  Exercise: Amending the ConstitutionResource: You Are Proposing a Constitutional Amendment simulationDue Date: Day 5 [Individual forum] Complete the You Are Proposing a Constitutional Amendment simulation located in Week Two on the Materials tab of the student web page and answer the multiple choice questions throughout the exercise.Save a screenshot of your answers for all five questions.Post your screenshots as a Microsoft® Word attachment.
    • ASSIGNMENT: BUREAUCRACY AND YOU  Assignment: Bureaucracy and YouThis assignment is based on your 1- day journal exercise.Resources: Credible Internet sources, University Library, and MyPoliSciLabDue Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Research at least five ways in which the federal bureaucracy regulates your life. These examples should be based on your journal entry. Which regulated activities surprised you the most? Which surprised you the least? Why?Reflect on the activity with which you were most surprised. Research the agency charged with regulating that activity. If you were most surprised by the Food and Drug Administration’s role in your daily life, for example, search for information on that particular agency by going to the agency Web site, the University Library, or MyPoliSciLab. Then, address the following:o When and why was this agency formed? Was it in response to a national event or some sort of emergency?o What is this agency’s main job? Has it implemented any new rules recently?o Has this agency been in the news recently?o Discuss two facts about this agency that you find most interesting.
    • CAPSTONE CHECKPOINT  Capstone CheckPointResources: Government in America and Appendix ADue Date: Day 3 [Individual forum]Address the following in 200 to 300 words:o After learning about American government in this course, what is your opinion of the American political system?o What are the system’s greatest strengths and weaknesses?o If you could change one fundamental element of American democracy, what would it be? Why?
    • CHECKPOINT: FEDERAL COURT STRUCTURE  CheckPoint: Federal Court StructureResource: Ch. 14 of Government in AmericaDue Date: Day 5 [Individual forum]Consider the following scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by a U.S. district court in Illinois.Address the following in 200 to 300 words:o What are your options for appeal? Describe the appeals process all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. What is the likelihood that your case will end up there?o Who are the Supreme Court justices and chief justice who may or may not decide to hear your case?
    • ASSIGNMENT: GET TO KNOW YOUR MEMBER OF CONGRESS  Assignment: Get to Know Your Member of Congress Resource: Get Connected: The Organization of Congress on p. 373 of Government in AmericaDue Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]Follow the instructions in the text closely and use the Web sites provided to search for committee jurisdiction and to find your representative.Address the following, along with the three bulleted questions at the bottom of p. 373:o Who is your representative?o How long has he or she served in the House of Representatives?o Did your representative hold public office before he or she was elected to the House? You may need to consult the biography on his or her Web site to find this information.Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format describing the characteristics of your congressional district, your guess about the committee on which your member serves, and his or her actual committee assignment.Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment.
    • ASSIGNMENT: CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS  Assignment: Civil Liberties and Civil RightsResources: Appendix C, Government in America, and MyPoliSciLabDue Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]Consider the content in Ch. 4 and 5 of the text and select the chapter that interests you more.Choose one main category in the chapter. Main categories in the text are denoted by bold red headers, for example, Freedom of Religion in Ch. 4. Under each main category in red, there are subcategories denoted by bold blue headers in the text. An example of a subcategory in Ch. 4 is The Establishment Clause. You must select one main category and then narrow your topic to only one subcategory. The subcategory subject matter serves as the basis for this assignment.Refer to Appendix C for further clarification on the categories and instructions for selecting a subcategory.
    • FINAL PROJECT: DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA  Final Project: Democracy in AmericaThroughout this course you have considered the effects of political linkage mechanisms and institutions on American democracy. The final project consists of a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper in APA format evaluating the state of American democracy today. Appendix A provides in-depth suggestions for each chapter. Resources: Appendix A, MyPoliSciLab, Government in America, University Library, and credible Internet sourcesDue Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of the current democratic system for each assigned chapter in the text. It may help to keep a tally from each chapter of the pros and cons of the existing system. In the chapter on the presidency, for example, you must determine the most and least important presidential power. Appendix A provides in-depth suggestions for each chapter.Provide a rationale for every suggestion you make to improve the current democratic system. You may use the text, MyPoliSciLab, the University Library, or credible Internet sources to support your suggestions.
    • CHECKPOINT: DEFINING DEMOCRACY  CheckPoint: Defining DemocracyDue Date: Day 3 [post to the Individual forum]Define democracy and address the following in 200 to 300 words: What does American democracy mean to you as an individual? What are some of the criticisms of this style of government?
    • CHECKPOINT: AMERICAN CIVIC VALUES  CheckPoint: American Civic ValuesResource: What Are American Civic Values? simulationDue Date: Day 4 [post to the Individual forum] Complete the What Are American Civic Values? simulation located in Week One on the Materials tab of the student web page.Answer the questions on the conclusion page of the simulation in 200 to 300 words.
    • WEEK TWO 2 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS  Discussion Question 1Due Date: Day 2 [Main forum] Post your response to the following: Turbulent times preceded the ratification of the Constitution. Of all the challenges the country faced during this time, which challenge do you think was the most important one the new nation had to overcome? Defend your answer.3. Discussion Question 2Due Date: Day 4 [Main forum] Post your response to the following: What is the significance of checks and balances? Is one branch of government more powerful than the others? Provide a current event example that you think illustrates the power of one branch of government to check another. Do you think this style of government is appropriate for contemporary America? Why or why not?
    • CHECKPOINT: BILL OF RIGHTS  CheckPoint: Bill of RightsResource: Government in AmericaDue Date: Day 3 [Individual forum] Address the following questions after reading the Bill of Rights on pp. 636-637 of the text.o Which amendment is most important to you?o Which amendment is least important to you?o If you were suddenly arrested and tried for a crime (which you may or may not have committed) which amendment might be most important to you?Answer in 200 to 300 words.
    • CHECKPOINT: EQUALITY IN AMERICA  CheckPoint: Equality in AmericaResource: Government in AmericaDue Date: Day 4 [Individual forum]Consider the phrases ―A belief in equal rights has often led to the belief in equality of opportunity;‖ and ―American society does not emphasize equal results or equal rewards;‖ on p. 141 of the text.Explain these conceptions of equality in 200 to 300 words. Include examples from the text or current events to support your answer.
    • CHECKPOINT: VOTING IN AMERICA  CheckPoint: Voting in AmericaResource: Ch. 6 & 9 of Government in AmericaDue Date: Day 5 [Individual forum]Consider the costs and benefits of voting in American elections. Then, support or refute the following statement in 200 to 300 words: Voting does not matter in American elections.
    • WEEK FOUR 4 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS  Discussion Question 1Chapter 6 discusses background factors that affect elections. These factors include such things as the immigrant society, the melting pot, regional shift, the graying of America, political ideologies, and participation. Consult Participation: Are You a Liberal or Conservative? located in Week Four on the Materials tab of the student web page to find out how liberal or conservative you are. Then, address the following discussion question.Due Date: Day 2 [Main forum]Post your response to the following: To what extent do you think liberalism, conservatism, and the aforementioned factors affect elections in America? Use a personal experience or a current news article to support your answer.3. Discussion Question 2Watch The Electoral College video roundtable located in Week Four on the Materials tab of the student web page.Due Date: Day 4 [Main forum]Post your response to the following: After watching the video debate, decide whether you are in favor of or opposed to the electoral college. Defend your answer. Do you think the electoral college is necessary? Respond to a classmate with a different opinion.
    • CHECKPOINT: CONGRESSIONAL ORGANIZATION  CheckPoint: Congressional Organization Resources: Appendix D, MyPoliSciLab, and Government in AmericaDue Date: Day 3 [Individual forum]Complete the congressional organization chart in Appendix D.Post the completed Appendix D as a Microsoft® Word attachment
    • WEEK SIX 6 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS  Discussion Question 1Due Date: Day 2 [Main forum] Complete the Presidential Leadership: Which Hat Do You Wear? simulation located in Week Six on the Materials tab of the student web page and then post your response to the three questions on the simulation conclusion page.3. Discussion Question 2Due Date: Day 4 [Main forum]Watch the Presidential Power video debate located in Week Six on the Materials tab of the student web page and then post your response to the following: The president derives power from the Constitution and the people. Which power source do you think is more important? Why? Of all the president’s specific powers (chief diplomat, for example), which specific power do you think is most important?
    • CHECKPOINT: BUREAUCRATIC REFORM  CheckPoint: Bureaucratic ReformResource: Bureaucratic Reform video roundtableDue Date: Day 3 [Individual forum]Watch the Bureaucratic Reform video roundtable located in Week Seven on the Materials tab of the student web page and then address the following in 200 to 300 words:o What does the term red tape mean, and how does it relate to the federal bureaucracy?o To what extent is Congress to blame for bureaucratic red tape?o What are some of the benefits of the federal bureaucracy?o What are some of the drawbacks to the current bureaucratic system?
    • EXERCISE: ONE-DAY JOURNAL  Exercise: One-Day JournalResource: pp. 443- 445 of Government in AmericaDue Date: Day 4 [Individual forum]Consider all the ways in which the federal (and state) bureaucracy affects your daily life.Record your daily activities in a journal and note all the ways in which you are impacted by bureaucratic regulation. You will use this 1-day journal for help with the subsequent assignment. Post this exercise as a Microsoft® Word attachment.
    • WEEK EIGHT 8 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS  Discussion Question 1Due Date: Day 2 [Main forum] Post your response to the following: Do you think the judicial branch is the least dangerous branch of government, as the video discusses? Why or why not? Discuss one example you think demonstrates the power of the Supreme Court.4. Discussion Question 2Due Date: Day 4 [Main forum]Post your response to the following: What are the implications for judicial review on American democracy? Should any branch of government be able to review the actions and legislation of the others? Is this good for democracy or does it concentrate too much power in one branch?
    • CHECKPOINT: YOU ARE A MEMBER OF CONGRESS  CheckPoint: You Are a Member of Congress Resource: You Are a Member of Congress simulationDue Date: Day 4 [Individual forum] Complete the You Are a Member of Congress simulation located in Week Five on the Materials tab of the student web page and record your score.Complete the questions found at the conclusion of the simulation (these are the three bullets located on the conclusion page). Limit your response to 100 words for each question.Post your score and responses.
    • WEEK 1 ASSIGNMENT: AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CONCEPTS- PLEASE ADD OWN IMAGES  Assignment: American Government ConceptsChapter 1 of the text lists several key concepts in American government. Among these are government, politics, policymaking system, public policy, democracy, majority rule, minority rights, representation, and political culture.Resources: University Library, Library of Congress American Memory Web site, credible Internet sourcesDue Date: Day 7 [post to the Individual forum]Choose seven of the nine concepts listed above and use the University Library or a credible Internet source to locate an image or symbol that illustrates or represents each concept. A helpful place to start looking for images or symbols is the Library of Congress American Memory WebPOS 110 American National GovernmentCourse Syllabus Page 9site at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html. You may not use the same image or symbol to represent more than one concept; you must have seven different images or symbols.Include your images or symbols in a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation containing 6 to 8 slides. Include the following in your presentation:o Introductory slideo Conclusion slideo 4-6 image or symbol slideso Speaker noteso References in APA style in the speaker notesExplain why you chose each particular image or symbol and why you think it represents the respective concept. You may showcase more than one image or symbol on a slide.Post your assignment as a Microsoft® PowerPoint® attachment.