POL SCI 001 Pierce College Chapter 4 National Government Powers Questions.
Read chapter 2, 3 and 4 of the online textbook & answer the following questions:
For maximum points (20 points), each answer should be about half a page single spaced ( which is about 2-3 substantial paragraphs ). Each answer should also include citations from the online text. You can cite your quotes as: ” OpenStax section 4.1″
Question 1) It was inevitable that the American colonies would break away from British rule. Now with the task of creating a new government, explain some of the things these new Americans considered as they started from scratch.
Question 2) The Founding Fathers experienced great tension since there were many point of contention ; each group fighting tooth and nail to institute a particular viewpoint into the Constitution. Choose 2 issues and explain in detail. For example, The Virginia Plan verses The New Jersey Plan.
Question 3) Federalism is defined as a national government delegating specific powers to state governments so that both can work efficiently. However, since the creation of our country, the national government’s powers have greatly increased. Pick 2 examples and explain in detail.
Question 4) Our country is known for its rights. Each new generation experiences new growth in achieving certain rights, from doing away with child labor, to the fight for equal pay. Discuss what the text says about Civil Liberties, and choose 2 Amendments that interest you and provide some examples of what they entail in terms of rights
2. Read the following article and answer the question below:
Question : How much power should the government exert in this situation? What are the pros for the governments interfering and what are the cons?