Terms | Definitions | legitimacy | A characterization of elections by political scientists meaning that they are almost universally accepted as a fair and free method of selecting political leaders. When it is high, as in the United States, even the losers accept the results peacefully. | referendum | A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters a chance to approve or disapprove proposed legislation or a proposed constitutional amendment. | initiative petition | A process permitted in some states whereby voters may put proposed changes in the state constitution to a vote if sufficient signatures are obtained on petitions calling for such a referendum. | suffrage | The legal right to vote, extended to African Americans by the Fifteenth Amendment, to women by the Nineteenth Amendment, and to people over the age of 18 by the Twenty-sixth Amendment. | political efficacy | The belief that one's political participation really matters—that one's vote can actually make a difference. | civic duty | The belief that in order to support democratic government, a citizen should always vote. | voter registration | A system adopted by the states that requires voters to register well in advance of Election Day. A few states permit this on Election Day. | Motor Voter Act | Passed in 1993, this act went into effect for the 1996 election. It requires states to permit people to register to vote at the same time they apply for their driver's license. | mandate
Chapter Review Questions
Questions are at the end of each chapter under the “For Review” heading
intention to make offer, definiteness of terms, communication of offer
Expression of opinion, joke, statement of future intent
When it is so agreed by the parties, when offeree commences performance to his determent before offer is revoked
Voluntary act by offeree (words and/or conduct) shows assent
Leadership of Culture, Ethics, and Diversity
The Power of Culture – An organization determines the way that it responds to changes in its external and internal environment. Organizational performance is enhanced when strategy, structure, and capabilities are aligned to culture. Experts and scholars on organizational culture have long maintained that culture serves two important functions in organizations: (1) it creates internal unity, and (2) it helps the organization adapt to the external…
Arthrology is the science concerned with joints. Joints are classified according to their relative freedom of movement. A diarthrosis is freely movable. An amphiarthrosis is slightly movable. A synarthrosis is immovable. Joints are also classified according to how the adjacent bones are joined. In fibrous joints, collagen fibers cross the gap between two bone matrices and join them. In cartilaginous joints, the two bones are held together by cartilage. In synovial joints, the…
1. Why have teams become so popular?
a. As organizations have restructured themselves to compete more effectively and efficiently, they have turned to teams as a better way to use employee talents
b. Teams are more flexible and responsive to changing events
c. Teams facilitate employee participation in operating decisions
d. Teams are an effective means for management to democratize organizations and increase employee motivation
2. Differences between groups and teams
a. Group: two or…
1. The specific needs that my agency addresses is the need for quality public education. The agency also addresses the need for community and family connectedness.
2. Within the geographic area served by my community there are twenty two percent of the population that is seventeen years of age or below.
3. The average for Baltimore city is twenty one percent.
4. There is no specific subpopulation that is most likely to experience to experience or need this service. All…
Berkeley City College
Music 15A Jazz, Blues and Popular Music in America
Chapter 10: Cool Jazz
1. The Style of Cool
a. A style that developed in the late 1940’s and into the 1950’s was cool jazz. Cool jazz in contrast to bebop is
generally softer in timbre, less angular in melody, less busy, avoids roughness or “brassiness,” relies more
heavily on sophisticated chord arrangements, and often uses softer toned instruments like the flugelhorn,
French horn and tuba.
b. Cool was the most significant…
Entrepreneurship: Successfully Launching New Ventures, 4e (Barringer/Ireland)
Chapter 10 Getting Financing or Funding
1) inDinero, the company profiled in the opening feature for Chapter 10, is described by its cofounders as "the fastest way for small businesses to manage their finances." Which of the following is not true about inDinero's founding story?
A) In 2009, inDineor's founders applied to TechStars, which is a Boulder, CO-based seed-stage fund/incubator, and were turned down.
Chapter 10: The Judiciary
Roots of the Federal Judiciary
The detailed notes James Madison took at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia make it clear that the Framers devoted little time to writing Article III, which created the judicial branch of government.
The Framers believed that a federal judiciary posed little threat of tyranny.
One scholar has even suggested that, for at least some delegates to the Constitutional Convention, “provision for a national judiciary was a matter of theoretical…