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Ch. 2-3 Review
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What Berelson meant in Democratic Practice-Democratic Theory about political division of labor
Some should be involved, others shouldn't. Need apathetic along with Smart.
One piece of evidence that John Roche uses to prove the Framers of the Constitution were democratic elite
Willing to compromise, wanted what was best for the country, wealthy land owning males
Term/theory that we are entering an era of power being returned to the states.
One reason that Watson was able to push for and succeed in getting the 27th amendment passed.
No time table for an amendment to be passed, Congressional scandals, poll data showed that public did not support congress of raising pay without being checked
One aspect of the author's thesis in Democratic-Republic as he tries to connect the Declaration of Independence and Constitution
DoC does not specify certain kind of government, Declaration IS a democratic document, any notion otherwise is false. Dec all talk(principles) C. Actually did it.
One enumerated function of government.
coin money, tax, declare war, maintain army + navy, post offices + roads, foreign affairs, foreign and state commerce, N+P, etc.
Theorist who first believed that people must give up certain freedoms to government
Theorist who argued government should protect people's rights to private property
Republic is most similar to what term
2 theories of government described in the Declaration of Independence
Government is derived from descent of governed, people are entitled to certain unalienable rights, can be overthrown if corrupt
Sole purpose of the Constitutional Convention
revise Articles of Confederation
Reasoning for the creation of the Electoral College by the Framers
people are too stupid to make the decision about executive
Plan for the national government where there would be a strong central government and bicameral legislature
2 compromises related to slavery made at the Constitutional Convention
⅗ Compromise and Slave Trade Compromise (Pushed slaver back 20 years as an issue)
Charles Beard's argument as to the motives of the Framer's of the
Powers such as coining money, regulating interstate commerce, and taxation
Clause that the implied powers are derived from
Necessary and Proper Clause
An example of a concurrent power
This is how the states know they have certain powers
Gay marriage bans could be viewed as a violation of this Constitutional principal
Full Faith and Credit Clause, Equal Protection Clause, 14th amendment
Reasoning for USC decision in McCulloch v. Maryland
Could tax national banks until destroyed
Significance of USC case Gibbons v. Ogden
National power is supreme, controls interstate commerce
In Plessy v. Ferguson the USC deferred to states on this issue
deferred rights to the states separate but equal segregating individual civil rights
The beliefs that the national government should not exceed its enumerated powers and that all other powers should be reserved to the states is consistent with this doctrine
Layer cake federalism (dual federalism)
The impact on federalism of the Gonzalez v. Raich case
Increased power of Congress to regulate local activities that could potentially impact interstate commerce
Two functions of government laid out in the Preamble to the Constitution.
establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, ensure the blessings of liberty
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