Lessons for Legislative Power

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  • Incarcerated America - … reform for convicted persons in the United States. Through a Power Point, class discussion, and a group reading activity, students will … questions from legislators Presentation from Corrections Corporation of America Follow-up questions from legislators Presentation from CURE Follow up questions from legislators Chairman … participate in the election process of their legislators? How is the work of state legislators relevant to each of us? Additional Activities …
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  • North Carolina's State Constitution: The Declaration of Rights - … questions do you have about this statement? The legislative, executive, and supreme judicial powers of the State government shall be forever separate … any binding force. Sec. 6. Separation of powers. The legislative, executive, and supreme judicial powers of the State government shall be forever separate … was contacted by a legislator who has often advocated for additional funding for the governmental agency. The legislator strongly recommended his nephew …
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  • Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances - … separate the powers of different levels of government. Ask: What is separation of powers? (Separation of powers is the assigning of the legislative (law-making), executive (law-enforcing), and judicial (law-interpreting) powers to three … and balances, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches' powers overlap, and each branch exerts some power over the others. The Legislative Branch (House and …
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  • Battle Behind the Pumps - Exploring Supply & Demand - … Assembly and the state legislative process (see The North Carolina General Assembly How Your Laws are Made power point; available in CEC … from legislators Presentation from the NC DOT Follow up questions from legislators Presentation from NC Poverty Project Follow up questions from legislators Presentation … questions from legislators Presentation from American Petroleum Institute Follow up questions from legislators Presentation from Sierra Club Follow up questions from legislators Chairman …
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  • Supply & Demand: The Battle Behind the Pumps - … Assembly and the state legislative process (see The North Carolina General Assembly How Your Laws are Made power point; available in CEC … from legislators Presentation from the NC DOT Follow up questions from legislators Presentation from NC Poverty Project Follow up questions from legislators Presentation … questions from legislators Presentation from American Petroleum Institute Follow up questions from legislators Presentation from Sierra Club Follow up questions from legislators Chairman …
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  • Checks and Balances:Japanese American Incarceration - … abuses of power, the authors of the U.S. Constitution developed a system of checks and balances for the executive, legislative and … that in times of international hostility and antagonisms our institutions, legislative, executive and judicial, must be prepared to exercise their authority … federal government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches. Describe the purposes of government and how its powers are acquired, used, and …
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  • The K Street Strategy - … Republicans solidified their power so did they solidify the rules for lobbying firms if they wanted to influence legislation affecting their clients … three major reasons: 1. the powerful influence of huge sums of money directed toward passing legislation wanted by special interests, perhaps at … connection with a lobbying firm? 5. Lobbyists often persuade federal legislators to include "earmarks," or special projects, in larger bills. Investigate …
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  • Redistricting: How Our Representatives Select Voters - … favor) which extends the commission's power to drawing lines for congressional seats as well as legislative ones." (11/8/10) Commissioners … Constitutional Amendments 5 and 6, designed to limit the power of legislators to design their districts to guarantee their reelection, were approved … in power to draw district lines block-by-block, carving voters of a particular persuasion in or out of district. Ultimately, legislators
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  • African American Voting Rights and the NC Constitution - … Reconstruction in terms of their lasting impact (e.g., conflicts, legislation, elections, innovations, leadership, movements, Supreme Court decisions, etc.). AH1.H … Reconstruction in terms of their lasting impact (e.g., conflicts, legislation, elections, innovations, leadership, movements, Supreme Court decisions, etc.). AH2.H … servitude. Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. History The Fifteenth Amendment (Amendment XV) to …
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  • F.D.R. and the New Deal - … spirits of Americans in the inaugural address, and began numerous legislative attempts at improving American life and economics his first day … the economic situation paved the way for Roosevelt s ambitious legislative agenda? 10. For further exploration, hand out the attached TIME … the founders of the Republic, the greatest fear "was power; not merely power in the hands of a president or a prince …
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