History 2111

Section 26, Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 AM-10:45 AM, Oak Hall 202

Section 17, Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 PM-1:45 PM, Walker 205

 

 

All material in the links below is required unless expressly noted otherwise.

1. Administrative information, History 2111

You are required, and will be presumed to have read, all of the documents in this subsection carefully and thoroughly by the end of the drop-add period. While having done so is no guarantee of a passing grade, failure to do so may result in missed deadlines, failure to understand course requirements or student responsibilities, failure to complete assignments (including quizzes/exams), and ultimately reduced grades or failing the course.

 

  1. Syllabus for History 2111 section 17

  2. Syllabus for History 2111 section 22

  3. Syllabus for History 2111 section 0

  4. History 2111 Course overview

  5. Schedule for History 2111 Monday/Wednesday sections

  6. Schedule for History 2111 Tuesday/Thursday sections

  7. Schedule for History 2111-01

  8. Things to understand about taking a college history course

  9. Ten Study Methods that Work

  10. Guides on How to Study

  11. How to Study in College

  12. How and Why to Take Notes in College

  13. How to Tell if You’re at High Risk for Getting an F in One of Dr. Melton’s Courses

  14. Student grade sheet--use this to track your current course average

2. Exam Information, History 2111

You are required, and will be presumed to have read, all of the documents in this subsection carefully and thoroughly by at least three weeks before the scheduled date of the mid-term exam. While having done so is no guarantee of a passing grade, failure to do so may result in reduced grades or failing the course. You are also strongly encouraged to write practice answers to all of the possible questions appearing in the Course Outline. Many students choose to have classmates grade their practice answers in exchange for grading one or more of their classmates' practice answers, and I highly recommend that you do so.

 

  1. Instructions for Taking the Mid-Term Exam

  2. This is a Bluebook. You can buy one at the school bookstore.

  3. Guide for preparing for an essay/short answer exam

  4. Sample essay/short answer exam

  5. Sample essay answers

  6. Sample answers to a short answer question

  7. Exam Instruction Display (This will be displayed in class just before the exam.)

  8. Post-Exam Review Information

 

 3. Substantive Material, History 2111

 

  1. Course outline

  2. Course outline, MS Word format (best viewed in outline mode)

  3. Textbooks (see syllabus for statement on textbooks. These are here if you need them, so please don't tell me that you didn't have enough information to answer the exam questions.)

  4. Textbook: Catherine Locks et al., History in the Making: A History of the People of the United States of America to 1877

  5. Textbook: Wikibooks, U.S. History (edited)

  6. Online optional textbook: The American Yawp

  7. Map: Medieval Europe

  8. Feudalism

  9. Viking expansion

  10. The caravel (square-rigged)

  11. The caravel (lateen-rigged)

  12. Map: Trade Routes and the Age of Exploration

  13. Additional Map: The Age of Exploration (emphasis on maritime activity)

  14. Map: The Columbian Exchange

  15. Balboa's discovery of the Pacific, 1513

  16. Magellan's voyage, 1519-22

  17. De Soto's exploration of North America, 1539-43

  18. Europe in the 1500s: Catholicism vs. Protestantism

  19. The Spanish Armada, 1588

  43A. Map: Britain's North American settlements, 1600s 

  1. Map: The British colonies, ca. 1750s

  2. The Mayflower Compact

  3. Individualism versus Collectivism: A Chart

  4. American Exceptionalism

  5. The Fall Line

  6. The Fall Line (additional map)

  7. Economic diversity in the English colonies of North America

  8. Ethnic diversity in the English colonies of North America

  9. A Basic Chart of Colonial Government (Royal Colony)

  10. Protectionism versus Free Trade: A Chart

  11. Nationalism versus Internationalism: A Chart

  12. Eastern North America: Major Geographic Features

  13. The Mississippi River Valley

  14. Map: The French and Indian War

  15. Eighteenth Century European warfare: Linear tactics

  16. Pre-industrial firepower: The muzzle-loading musket, 1600s-mid-1800s

  17. Frontier warfare: individualistic, up-close, and personal

  18. Frontier warfare: longer battle

  19. Continental Powers versus Maritime Powers: A General Comparison

  20. The Battle of Quebec, 1759: The death of Montcalm

  21. The Battle of Quebec, 1759: The death of Wolfe

  22. North America in 1763 (Map)

  23. British North America, 1763-1775 (Map)

  24. John Adams on the Nature of the American Revolution

  25. The Boston Massacre

  26. The Olive Branch Petition: King George's reaction

  27. Edmund Burke, Speech in Parliament on Conciliation with the Colonies

  28. The Declaration of Independence

  29. Maps: The American War of Independence

  30. Main map

  31. Northern phase: New York and New Jersey

  32. Painting: Washington Crossing the Delaware

  33. Middle Phase

  34. Hudson River Valley/Burgoyne's Campaign

  35. Southern Phase

  36. Yorktown

  37. The Treaty of Paris of 1783 (map)

  38. The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution: Keeping Them Straight

  39. The Constitution of the United States

  40. Constitution with Links

  41. Bill of Rights

  42. Eleventh and Later Amendments

  43. The United States in 1789

  44. A Basic Chart of American Constitutional Government

  45. Three Different Meanings of the Word "Federalist": A Chart

  46. Federalists versus Republicans: The Basics

  47. Nationalism versus Internationalism: A Chart

  48. Individualism versus Collectivism: A Chart

  49. Partisan tensions and the French Revolution: Citizen Genêt (video)

  50. Partisan tensions and the French Revolution: Adams and Jefferson (video)

  51. Jay's Treaty, 1794

  52. Pinckney's Treaty, 1795

  53. Washington's Farewell Address (edited)

  54. How the Electoral College Works: A Step-by-Step Guide

  55. Presidential inauguration, 2017

  56. The Barbary Wars

  57. The Louisiana Purchase: Jefferson on France in Louisiana

  58. Toussaint L'Ouverture

  59. The Louisiana Purchase, 1803 (Map)

  60. The War Hawks: Henry Clay

  61. The War Hawks: John C. Calhoun

  62. The War of 1812

  63. Andrew Jackson

  64. Andrew Jackson 2

  65. Andrew Jackson 3 (age 14)

  66. Jackson at The Battle of New Orleans

  67. Adjusting the borders after the War of 1812

  68. North and Central America after the The Adams-Onís Treaty, 1819

  69. American Continental Expansion over time (gif)

  70. American Continental Expansion (map)

  71. American Continental Expansion, 1789-1850

  72. The Missouri Compromise, 1820-21

  73. The Amendment Process

  74. The Nullification Crisis, 1828-1833

  75. The Trail of Tears

  76. The Trail of Tears (map 2)

  77. The Cotton Gin

  78. The Old South: The Cotton Kingdom

  79. Value of Southern Cotton, 1800-1860

  80. The official end of slavery? Mauritania, 1981

  81. William Lloyd Garrison

  82. The Liberator

  83. The Texas Revolution, 1836

  84. Oregon, 1846

  85. The Texas Border and Disputed Area, 1846

  86. Mexican War Map

  87. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: The Mexican Cession

  88. The Compromise of 1850: U.S. in 1849 (map)

  89. The Compromise of 1850: Proposed changes (map) (compare to previous)

  90. The Compromise of 1850: Major provisions

  91. Stephen A. Douglas

  92. Uncle Tom's Cabin

  93. Map: The Kansas-Nebraska Act

  94. John Brown

  95. Dred Scott

  96. Abraham Lincoln

  97. Harpers Ferry, Virginia

  98. John Brown on the way to his execution

  99. The Election of 1860

  100. South Carolina secedes, December 1860

  101. Secession over time (gif)

  102. Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, March 1861 (required)

  103. "All we ask is to be let alone": Jefferson Davis's Message to the Confederate Congress, 29 April 1861 (optional)

  104. Map of Charleston Harbor

  105. 1776 and 1861

  106. Cotton and slaves and . . .

  107. The Anaconda Plan

  108. Chart: Major Civil War Battles

  109. Map: The Civil War

  110. Map: Civil War, Eastern Theater

  111. George B. McClellan

  112. Map: The Peninsula Campaign, 1862

  113. Robert E. Lee

  114. Lee declines command of the U.S. Army, 1861

  115. Map: Civil War, Western Theater

  116. Map: Civil War, Western Theater (Map 2)

  117. Ulysses S. Grant

  118. The last meeting of Lee and Stonewall Jackson

  119. Vicksburg

  120. The Overland Campaign, 1864

  121. William T. Sherman

  122. The Atlanta Campaign

  123. The March to the Sea

  124. Petersburg

  125. The surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

 

 

 

History 2112

Section 05, Monday and Wednesday, 12:30 PM-1:45 PM, Oak Hall 202

Section 08, Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00 PM-3:15 PM, Walker 205

Online, Section 13

All material in the links below is required unless expressly noted otherwise.

 

1. Administrative information, History 2112

You are required, and will be presumed to have read, all of the documents in this subsection carefully and thoroughly by the end of the drop-add period. While having done so is no guarantee of a passing grade, failure to do so may result in missed deadlines, failure to understand course requirements or student responsibilities, failure to complete assignments (including quizzes/exams), and ultimately reduced grades or failing the course.

 

  1. Syllabus for History 2112 section 05

  2. Syllabus for History 2112 section 08

  3. Syllabus for History 2112 section 13

  4. History 2112 Course overview

  5. Schedule for History 2112 Monday/Wednesday sections

  6. Schedule for History 2112 Tuesday/Thursday sections

  7. Schedule for History 2112-13

  8. Things to understand about taking a college history course

  9. Ten Study Methods that Work

  10. Guides on How to Study

  11. How to Study in College

  12. How and Why to Take Notes in College

  13. How to Tell if You’re at High Risk for Getting an F in One of Dr. Melton’s Courses

  14. Student grade sheet--use this to track your current course average

 

2. Exam Information, History 2112

You are required, and will be presumed to have read, all of the documents in this subsection carefully and thoroughly by the end of the drop-add period. While having done so is no guarantee of a passing grade, failure to do so may result in missed deadlines, failure to understand course requirements or student responsibilities, failure to complete assignments (including quizzes/exams), and ultimately reduced grades or failing the course.

 

  1. Instructions for Taking the Mid-Term Exam

  2. This is a Bluebook. You can buy one at the school bookstore.

  3. Guide for preparing for an essay/short answer exam

  4. Sample essay/short answer exam

  5. Sample essay answers

  6. Sample answers to a short answer question

  7. Exam Instruction Display (This will be displayed in class just before the exam.)

  8. Post-Exam Review Information

 

3. Substantive Material, History 2112

 

  1. Course outline

  2. Course outline, MS Word format (best viewed in outline mode)

  3. Textbooks (see syllabus for statement on textbooks. These are here if you need them  so please don't tell me that you didn't have enough information to answer the exam questions.)

  4. Textbook: Outline of U.S. History (edited)

  5. Textbook: Wikibooks, U.S. History (edited)

  6. Online optional textbook: The American Yawp

  7.  

  8. Reconstruction

  9. A Basic Chart of American Constitutional Government

  10. Secession, War, and Reconstruction over time (gif)

  11. Map of Reconstruction

  12. The Constitution of the United States

  13. Constitution with Links

  14. Bill of Rights

  15. Eleventh and Later Amendments

  16. The Amendment Process

  17. The Election of 1876

  18. The Gilded Age

  19. Steel production: The Bessemer-Kelly process

  20. Steel Production: The open-hearth process

  21. Pullman sleeping car

  22. Pullman dining car

  23. The Gilded Age: Railroad Growth, 1860-1900

  24. The Transcontinental Railroad

  25. Andrew Carnegie

  26. John D. Rockefeller

  27. John D. Rockefeller 2

  28. Individualism versus Collectivism: A Chart

  29. The Great Railroad Strike of 1877: Pittsburgh trains burning

  30. The Haymarket Riot, 1886

  31. William Graham Sumner

  32. Protectionism versus Free Trade: A Chart

  33. Ethnic violence during and after the Gilded Age (video set in 1930)

  34. The Civil Rights Cases, 1883: Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment

  35. Garfield's assassination

  36. The short-haul/long-haul discrepancy

  37. Coxey's Army

  38. William Jennings Bryan

  39. The Cross of Gold Speech

  40. The Populists and The Wizard of Oz

  41. American Foreign Policy 1865 to World War I

  42. American Exceptionalism

  43. Continental Powers versus Maritime Powers: A General Comparison

  44. Nationalism versus Internationalism: A Chart

  45. American Expansion into the Pacific Rim

  46. American Expansion into the Pacific Rim (color version)

  47. An eighteenth century ship of the line

  48. a mid-nineteenth century ship of the line

  49. The modern steel navy after the coming of Mahan: The cruiser Atlanta in 1891

  50. Yellow journalism: If it bleeds, it leads

  51. The battleship Maine in early 1898

  52. The battleship Maine later in 1898

  53. Theodore Roosevelt

77A. Roosevelt speech 

  1. The Spanish-American War: The Battle of Manila Bay

  2. The Spanish-American War: The Caribbean

  3. Lt. Col. Theodore Roosevelt

  4. The Spanish-American War: Santiago

  5. The Spanish-American War: Santiago 2

  6. The Spanish-American War: Santiago 3

  7. The Open Door Policy: foreign spheres of influence in China (map)

  8. Nationalism versus Internationalism: A Chart

  9. The United States in the Caribbean, 1898-1941 (Map)

       86A. U.S. involvement in the Caribbean, 1898-1930s (color map) 

  1. Theodore Roosevelt's Big Stick: The U.S. Navy/The Great White Fleet

  2. A mid-20th century battleship in action (video)

  3.  

  4. Musical interlude: John Philip Sousa

  5. "The Liberty Bell March"

  6. "The Washington Post"

  7. "The Stars and Stripes Forever"

  8. Map: The Great White Fleet

  9. Woodrow Wilson

  10. The Amendment Process

  11. Party Realignment during the Progressive Era: Big Government Democrats, Conservative Republicans

  12. World War I

  13. The Terminator (video)

  14. The Somme (video)

  15. World War I poetry

  16. Europe in 1914

  17. Archduke Franz Ferdinand

  18. Franz Ferdinand and Sophie 1

  19. Franz Ferdinand and Sophie 2

  20. The Uniform

  21. Gavrilo Prinzip

  22. The funeral

  23. Pre-industrial firepower: The muzzle-loader, 1600s-mid-1800s

  24. Industrial Revolution firepower: a World War I machine gun

  25. Map, The Western Front

  26. World War I: Trench Warfare (diagram)

  27. Aerial photograph of trench networks on the Western Front

  28. Maps, World War I (USMA)

  29. The U-boat

  30. The U-boat in action

  31. The Lusitania: The German warning

  32. The Sussex

  33. The Zimmermann telegram's proposal to Mexico

  34. Woodrow Wilson--Messiah?

  35. The Paris Peace Conference: The Big Four

  36. The Roaring '20s

  37. Flappers in the '20s

  38. First commercial radio broadcast: KDKA

  39. Al Jolson, The Jazz Singer

  40. Gatsby

  41. George Gershwin: "Summertime," perf. By Kathleen Battle

  42. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (unofficial anthem of NYC)

  43. Art Deco

  44. St. Valentine's Day Massacre, 1929

  45. Eugenics 1

  46. Eugenics 2

  47. The New Klan: 1

  48. The New Klan: 2

  49. The Great Depression and the New Deal

  50. The Stock Market Crash, October 1929

  51. Bread lines

  52. Hoovervilles

  53. The Dust Bowl 1

  54. The Dust Bowl 2

  55. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

  56. FDR, First Inaugural Address

  57. FDR's first fireside chat

  58. Chart of major New Deal acts/programs/agencies

  59. TVA map

  60. FDR and the Court-packing plan

  61. World War II

  62. The Dictators:

  63. Lenin

  64. Stalin

  65. Mussolini

  66. Hitler

  67. The perfect Aryan male

  68. The perfect Aryan female

  69. The not-so-perfect Nazi leaders

  70. Nazi expansion in the 1930s: Hitler's bloodless conquests

  71. The Munich Conference: Neville Chamberlain's announcement

  72. The Maginot Line

  73. Sir Winston Churchill

  74. Churchill (quotation)

  75. Main map, World War II Europe

  76. Main map, World War II, Pacific

  77. Battle maps, World War II, Europe (USMA)

  78. Battle maps, World War II, Pacific (USMA)

  79. The Pearl Harbor Raid

  80. The Pearl Harbor Raid: FDR speaks to Congress

  81. The Doolittle Raid, April 1942

  82. The Atomic Bomb

  83. Trumans' Announcement of the Atomic Bomb

  84. The Japanese Surrender, 2 September 1945

  85. The surrender in color

  86. The U.S. at War

  87. American industrial might: "Murderers' Row"

  88. Rosie the Riveter

  89. A Real-life "Rosie"

  90. Another Real-life "Rosie"

  91. Lili Marleen: melancholy German song about a soldier

  92. separated from his girlfriend used by Allies to demoralize German forces--compare to "In the Mood" below

  93. "There'll Be Bluebirds Over The White Cliffs of Dover"—melancholy English song written during Battle of Britain, England whistling past the graveyard--compare to "In the Mood" below

  94. The American Century in Music: Glenn Miller, "In the Mood"--US cocky, optimistic, upbeat, confident, certain of not just victory but triumph

  95. "In the Mood"--another version featuring American '40's dancing

  96. The American Century in Music: The Andrews Sisters, "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"--more upbeat optimism, America is in it to win it

  97. The American Century in Music: Oklahoma! clip 1

  98. The American Century in Music: Oklahoma! clip 2

  99. The American Century in Music: Oklahoma! clip 3 (begin 2:52)

  100. The Diplomacy of World War II, 1941-45

  101. The Grand Alliance

  102. Churchill and Roosevelt at Casablanca, 1943

  103. The Big Three at Tehran, 1943

  104. The Big Three at Yalta, 1945

  105. The Big Three at Potsdam, 1945

  106. Yalta and Potsdam: The Allied occupation zones of Germany

  107. The Cold War

  108. Map: The Cold War

  109. The Day After (1983) (37:00 to 59:00)

  110. Cold War culture: Conelrad.com

  111. The Berlin Airlift

  112. Pacific map

  113. The Korean Conflict

  114. Truman and MacArthur Meet at Wake Island

  115. Nuclear Weapons Development: from fission to fusion

  116. Hiroshima, 1945

  117. Nukemap, Hiroshima-sized fission bomb detonated over Robins AFB (technology developed in 1945)

  118. Castle Bravo, 15 megaton nuclear explosion

  119. Nukemap, Fusion/hydrogen weapon detonated over Robins AFB (technology developed in 1952, 1000 times more powerful than Hiroshima)

  120. Nukemap, massive Soviet fusion weapon surface-burst on Robins AFB with radioactive fallout (~7000 times more powerful than Hiroshima)

  121. Nuclear weapon yield comparison tool

  122. John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address

  123. The Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962

  124. U-2 photograph

  125. Map

  126. Kennedy's television address

  127. The Cold Warrior: President Ronald Reagan

  128. Reagan and the Wall

  129. The Great Communicator: Reagan and Gorbachev 1

  130. Reagan and Gorbachev 2

  131. Reagan and Gorbachev 3

  132. Postwar American Society

  133. Levittown

  134. Levittown Advertisement

  135. The electronics revolution

  136. Vacuum tubes: main electronic technology prior to the 1950s (soft drink can is for scale)

  137. Transistors, invented in 1947: Smaller, faster, cooler, tougher than vacuum tubes

  138. Integrated circuit, invented in 1958 and scaled up massively since then: Today one can hold millions of transistors

  139. Television and America's view of itself

  140. Nice, safe domestic life: Father Knows Best

  141. The Western: America as the Rugged Frontier Individualist

  142. Television and Politics, Act I: The Kennedy-Nixon debates

  143. Commentary on the debates

  144. Rosa Parks

  145. Television and politics, Act II: The New Left

  146. Vietnam

  147. Pacific map

  148. Map of Vietnam

  149. Vietnam slideshow

  150. The United States in Vietnam: North versus South

  151. Ngô Đình Diệm

  152. Thích Quảng Đức

  153. Diệm in 1963

  154. 1968

  155. Tet: The Eddie Adams photo

  156. Raw footage of execution of Nguyễn Văn Lém

  157. Execution commentary (video)

  158. My Lai

  159. King

  160. The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy (video)

  161. The 1968 Democratic National Convention (video)

  162. Apollo 8 saves 1968

  163. Photos, Vietnam: The final years

  164. Kent State

  165. Kent State (video) (Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young, Ohio)

  166. Jane Fonda

  167. The Fall of Saigon 1

  168. The Fall of Saigon 2

  169. Watergate

  170. Photo, Watergate

  171. Nixon: "I am not a crook" (video)

  172. Rose Mary Woods and the "Rose Mary stretch"

  173. Rose Mary Woods--another angle

  174. Watergate: A retrospective (video)

 

 

Political Science 1101

Section 48, Tue./Thurs., 12:30-1:45 PM, Walker 204

All material in the links below is required unless expressly noted otherwise.

 

1. Administrative Information, Political Science 1101

 

You are required, and will be presumed to have read, all of the documents in this subsection carefully and thoroughly by the end of the drop-add period. While having done so is no guarantee of a passing grade, failure to do so may result in missed deadlines, failure to understand course requirements or student responsibilities, failure to complete assignments (including quizzes/exams), and ultimately reduced grades or failing the course.

 

  1. Syllabus for Political Science 1101 section 48

  2. Schedule for Political Science 1101 M/W sections

  3. Schedule for Political Science 1101 T/Th sections

  4. Things to understand about taking a college political science course

  5. Ten Study Methods that Work

  6. Guides on How to Study

  7. How to Study in College

  8. How and Why to Take Notes in College

  9. How to Tell if You’re at High Risk for Getting an F in One of Dr. Melton’s Courses

  10. Student grade sheet--use this to track your current course average

  11. www.nationstates.net: In accordance with the syllabus, you must create a nation state and join the indicated region by the end of the second week of class. Ask me for the regional password. You can change regions at this link.

 

2. Exam Information, Political Science 1101

 

You are required, and will be presumed to have read, all of the documents in this subsection carefully and thoroughly by at least three weeks before the scheduled date of the mid-term exam. While having done so is no guarantee of a passing grade, failure to do so may result in reduced grades or failing the course. You are also  strongly encouraged to write practice answers to all of the possible questions appearing in the Course Outline. Many students choose to have classmates grade their practice answers in exchange for grading one or more of their classmates' practice answers, and I highly recommend that you do so.

 

  1. Instructions for Taking the Mid-Term Exam

  2. This is a Bluebook. You can buy one at the school bookstore.

  3. Guide for preparing for an essay/short answer exam (current link is to History version--useful for Political Science too)

  4. Sample essay/short answer exam

  5. Sample essay answers

  6. Sample answers to a short answer question

  7. Exam Instruction Display (This will be displayed in class just before the exam.)

  8. Post-Exam Review Information

 

3. Substantive Material, Political Science 1101

 

  1. Course outline

  2. Course outline, MS Word format (best viewed in outline mode)

  3. Textbook (see syllabus for statement on textbooks. This is here if you need it, so please don't tell me that you didn't have enough information to answer the exam questions.)

  4. Course textbook, for downloading (recommended) or viewing online

  5.  

  6. Government and Politics: Basic Considerations

  7. The Origin of Society and Government: Two Views

  8. Hypothetical Social Contracts

  9. The Mayflower Compact

  10. A Basic Chart of Colonial Government (Royal Colony)

  11. The Declaration of Independence

  12. The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution: Keeping Them Straight

  13. Three Different Meanings of the Word "Federalist": A Chart

  14. The Constitution of the United States

  15. Constitution with Links

  16. Bill of Rights

  17. Eleventh and Later Amendments

  18. An Outline of the Constitution

  19.  

  20. A Basic Chart of American Constitutional Government

  21. Types of Government Power in the American Federal System

  22. The Tenth Amendment

  23. The original Gerrymander

  24. An example of a modern-day gerrymandered district (Chicago)

  25. Another example of a modern gerrymandered district (NC)

  26. How Congress Makes a Law (chart)

  27. Sources of Federal Revenue

  28. Entitlements and Discretionary Spending

  29. GDP and Gross National Debt

  30. U.S. Deficit Spending Since 1900

  31. Protectionism versus Free Trade: A Chart

  32. The Amendment Process

  33. How the Electoral College Works: A Step-by-Step Guide

  34. Nationalism versus Internationalism: A Chart

  35. The War Power Under the Constitution: Legislative vs. Executive

  36. The Federal Courts: Justiciability and Jurisdiction

  37. Marbury v. Madison

  38. Judicial Activism versus Judicial Self-Restraint: A Case Study

  39. The Bill of Rights: An Exercise

  40. The Fourth Amendment at Work

  41. Additional materials on criminal procedure (optional)

  42. Due Process: Procedural versus Substantive

  43. Roe v. Wade: Background, Holding, Criticisms, and Ramifications

  44. A Comparison of Dred Scott and Roe v. Wade

  45. Political Ideologies and the Political Spectrum

  46. Individualism versus Collectivism: A Chart

  47. Individualism versus Collectivism: Personal Rights/Liberties

  48. Individualism versus Collectivism: Economic/Property Rights

  49. Another view of Left and Right

 

 

Learning Resources

The information below is provided as a service to students. You are encouraged, but not required, to explore and use the materials in this section. Although you will not be tested on it per se, you may find that it improves your study and test-taking skills, which may result in better comprehension and higher grades.

  1. Student Success Center

  2. ARC Study Skills and Workshops

  3. More ARC learning resources

  4. Ten Study Methods that Work

  5. Guides to Time Management

  6. Guides on How to Study

  7. How to Study in College

  8. HowToStudy.org