Political Sciences Assignment
- Using Chapter 4,
A) How central are civil liberties to the foundation of the Constitution, and how do they differ from civil rights? B) Were civil liberties comprehensively applied across different states immediately? If not, how were they applied? C) How does the right to privacy differ from other civil liberties? D) What are some major examples of the right to privacy in the modern context? Give three quotes from the text to support your answer.
- Using Chapter 5,
A) Explain the status of African American civil rights after the civil war. B) What key SCOTUS cases framed the civil rights movement for African Americans? I.E. cases in the early era and at the culmination of the movement. C) How were the issues of African American civil rights largely remedied in the 1960s, and what are the Constitutional justifications for these remedies? D) Name how the Civil Rights movement for African Americans was similar or connected to at least one other group’s pursuit of civil rights. Give three quotes from the text to support your answer.
- Using Chapter 6,
A) Why is polling critical to understanding politics? B) Where do personal political opinion and public opinion come from? C) What are the components of a good poll? D) What are some of the effects of polls on politics? Give three quotes from the text to support your answer.
- Using Chapter 8,
A) What factors influence how the media covers political issues? B) How do these standards influence the way the public thinks about policy problems, political events, and electoral contests? C) What could the media do to improve how Americans think about such important political problems? Give three quotes from the text to support your answer.
Let’s Break Down your Political Science Assignment Into Smaller Steps
a) Start by defining civil liberties and civil rights, and discuss how these concepts are embedded in the Constitution. Provide examples if necessary.
b) Discuss the application of civil liberties across different states right after the Constitution was enacted. If the application wasn’t immediate, elaborate on how they were eventually applied.
c) Discuss the right to privacy as a civil liberty, explaining how it differs from other civil liberties.
d) Provide modern examples of the right to privacy, as well as three quotes from your text that highlight these points.
a) Explain the status of African American civil rights after the Civil War.
b) Identify significant Supreme Court cases that shaped the African American civil rights movement from its early beginnings to the climax of the movement.
c) Discuss how African American civil rights issues were addressed in the 1960s and provide the Constitutional justifications for these remedies.
d) Draw parallels between the African American civil rights movement and the civil rights movements of at least one other group. Remember to provide three quotes from your text that support these points.
a) Start by defining polling and explain its importance in understanding politics.
b) Explore the origins of personal political opinion and public opinion.
c) Discuss the components of a good poll.
d) Explain the effects of polls on politics. As with previous questions, don’t forget to include three quotes from your text to support your answers.
a) Identify and explain the factors that influence how media covers political issues.
b) Discuss how these standards affect the public’s perception of policy problems, political events, and electoral contests.
c) Suggest ways the media can improve how Americans think about important political problems. As usual, provide three quotes from your text that support your answers.
- Ensure you use your text as the main source of information to answer the questions and to provide the required quotes.
- Use a clear and concise language, avoid repetition, and ensure your sentences and paragraphs flow smoothly.
- Remember to cite your text properly, according to the citation style preferred by your instructor (e.g., APA, MLA, etc.)
- Make sure your grammar and punctuation are correct.
- Always remember to proofread your work before submitting it.
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