Political Science 141 Test 4 Final

probable cause – a standard used in determining when police can conduct arrests and searches
What is selective incorporation? – Court cases that apply Bill of Rights to states. (Gitlow case)
What is the process to amend the Constitution? – a. By a two-thirds vote in both houses or
b. a national convention called by Congress at the request of two-thirds of the states.
15th – Granted all men right to vote regardless of race
Article II – Vesting Clause of Article II
-The executive power shall be vested in the president of US
-Control of Administration
-Conduct foreign policy
Asserted early by Washington
Which of the following is an example of a presidential check on the congress? – The power to veto legislation
The passing down of authority from the national government to state and local governments. – Devolution
selective incorporation – the bill of rights were applied to the states through a process known as ____
Name one state that borders Mexico.
Liberals – prefer self-government in personal matters and central decision making on economics. They want the government to serve the disadvantaged in the name of fairness. Leftists tolerate social diversity, but work for economic equality
Burke – Priority of liberty (rather than equality)
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Standing Committee – a permanent congressional committee that specializes in a particular legislative area
Hollingsworth vs. Perry – a three judge appellate panel held that California's Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot initiative that amended the state constitution to restrict marriage to opposite-sex couples, was unconstitutional.
Separation of powers – Constitutional authority is shared by three different branches of government.
only one type of socioeconomic status living there – problem with street corner polls
Which type of sample allows pollsters to generate margins of error and confidence intervals for statistical analyses? – *Probability*

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