110W7 Short Essay
read chapters twelve and fifteen about Representation, Organization of Congress, Law Making, Other Legislative Powers, Federal Jurisdiction and Judicial Review. Your readings about Congress and the courts will be very important in order for you to understand two of the three bodies of the American political system.
Required Text: Lowi, T., Ginsberg, B., Weir, M., Tolbert, C., (2013). We the People. New York, NY: W.W. Norton and Company AND http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TVkeRUvX_U The material in this video clip will be helpful for learning about the history that lead to the court case that established the power of judicial review so plan your time to watch it accordingly.
This is a simple, yet accurate, description of the general process by which a bill moves through Congress on its way to becoming a law.
#1 Describe some of the different ways members of Congress can represent the American people. What are the principles behind sociological and agency representation? What are some examples of each type? Describe the difference between a trustee and a delegate. Which type of representation do you believe is the best?
To get an A:
Your well thought out, articulated response shows great depth of understanding, and references the course material. All factual claims were true. Paper is virtually free of grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors. There is no important information missing. There are no factual errors. Paper is extremely organized in a clear and logical manner. The flow of the paper makes it easy to read. All points are supported with credible sources – the textbook if possible. APA citation method is clear and clearly followed.