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the interactive Global Governance Monitor

Question
After reviewing the interactive Global Governance Monitor and/or the RSS feeds on the left-hand side of your screen, let us know what you think are the three most important problems in the world today. Also, discuss what you think influences your decision.

http://www.cfr.org/global-governance/global-governance-monitor/p18985

Describe how a bill becomes a law at the national level

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Describe how a bill becomes a law at the national level, in a fully developed essay of at least 500 words. Support your work with cited sources, references to Lecture Notes, or URLs where you obtained your information.

Discuss the role of the president when setting American foreign policy. What checks does Congress have on the president in this role?

The Consistency of Military Policy

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“The Consistency of Military Policy” Please respond to the following:

Based on the scenario and the knowledge gained from this section, address the following:
Discuss the evolution of presidential power in military affairs and explain the fundamental elements that dictate the use of American armed forces abroad. Indicate how these elements are affected by public opinion.
What is the constitutional requirement for using military forces?
Identify some reasons why military forces should be used and some where they should not be used.
How consistent are US defense policies?

What meaning did Thomas Jefferson, then Secretary of State, have in mind when writing for this this country’s Bill of Rights where the frontier was the end of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Georgia (among the thirteen colonies) and hostile Brtish, French, Indian and Spanish armies surrounded the small states.

Question
Since the Constitution is not a dusty old document in a museum, or the Supreme Court not inactive, much of what we believe to be “by the books, straight-on, law is law” is really based on interpretation of the Constitution and its Amendments, often the first ten called called the Bill of Rights. The second Amendment calls for a “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed” PLEASE do not copy Wikipedia on this; I have taught this course for eleven years, and while interesting, know that article by heart. Doing so will cause you to fail.

In the essay, I want you to touch on these main points:

A. What meaning did Thomas Jefferson, then Secretary of State, have in mind when writing for this this country’s Bill of Rights where the frontier was the end of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Georgia (among the thirteen colonies) and hostile Brtish, French, Indian and Spanish armies surrounded the small states.

B. What is “precedent” in intepretations by the Supreme court. Look at how the Supreme Court looked at the right to bear arms in the a 1878 decision involving US vs Cruiksank and the much more recent, and in this professor’s opinion, decisive, Heller vs The District of Columbia which allow citizens to carry handguns,

C. What weapons are prohibited now?

With Columbine, Aurora, and most tragically perhaps Newtown School and the most recent rampage of LEGALLY purchased guns in UC Irvine, should these decisions be re-examined?

What is the best way for countries to develop

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4) What is the best way for countries to develop? Should foreign aid be a part of the
plan? Why or why not?
5) Why is the International Monetary Fund a controversial international financial
institution? Should it be? Why or why not?
6) Does the US dollar have any likely competition as the world?s preferred reserve
currency? Why or why not?
7) How did the post-war international trade regime reflect the ?embedded liberal?
compromise? How and why has this compromise changed between GATT and
WTO ? if at all?
8) Why did the post-war embedded liberal compromise in monetary policy and finance
evolve into a dis-embedded liberal order? Is it destined to remain dis-embedded?
Give specific examples.
9) To what extent can hegemons alter and then sustain the international economic
order? Be specific.

The Challenge for Government

Question
California’s Water: The Challenge for Government”

A 2-3 page (plus footnotes and bibliography) essay, including:

1. The situation of water in California, historically and at the present time.

2. A survey of governmental actions concerning California’s water.

3. Possibilities for governmental action, statewide and local.

4. The involvement of the three branches of California government in the water issue.

Government Bailouts of Private Industry

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Write a research paper about “Government Bailouts of Private Industry”, To what degree should the government bailout troubled private industries? Consider the opposing interest groups as well as Congress, the president and the Courts here.

What Is Federalism

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What Is Federalism? Due Week 6 and worth 200 points Write a three to four (3-4) page paper on American federalism in which you: 1. Provide three (3) examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today. 2. Examine three to five (3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American political behavior. 3. Discuss at least two (2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall. 4. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites to not qualify as academic resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: ? Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student?s name, the professor?s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. ? The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are to: ? Determine how the Constitution divides power between the state and federal governments. ? Use technology and information resources to research issues in the field of U.S. government and politics. ? Write clearly and concisely about U.S. government and politics using proper writing mechanics.