Monday, November 21, 2016

For ACC GOVT 2305 and 2306's Final exams

In class we reviewed some of the items I posted over the course of the semester and indicated which might be the subject of questions on the final. Here's what you should review so far. Think about how the subject matter overlaps with the items we covered in the lecture material.

This has been updated and is now complete. I'll have the final review terms available early next week.

For 2305:

- sanctuary cities
- medical marijuana
- safe spaces / marketplace of ideas
- pre-emption
- criticisms of democracy
- education as a fundamental right
- fiscal year / appropriations / continuing resolution / government shutdown
- 2015 budget
- religious liberty v equal protection
- terry stops
- gaslamp
- ballot selfies
- veto override
- Kaepernick
- party demographics
- the court case about transgender students
- incumbency and the 2016 election
- the 23rd US House District
- competitive US House seats in Texas
- differences between Trump and Clinton supporters
- the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
- party polarization and trust in government
- ticket splitting
- lame duck Congress
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For 2306:

- MUDs
- Sanctuary cities
- Marijuana
- Ballot Initiatives
- State Elections
- pre-emption|
- the fundamental right of education
- transgender - schools
- recapture vote in HISD
- terry stops
- gaslamp
- agenda 85th session
- astrodome
- criminalization
- us / texas conflict
- pushback against same sex marriage
- HGAC - transportation
- allowable searches
- voter registration numbers in Texas
- state wide and county election results
- the Texas Ethics Commission
- local debt
- pre-filing
- constitutional right to farm and ranch
- early voting
- special session on education funding

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