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Class:POLS 2302 - American Public Policy: Online Only
Subject:POLITICAL SCIENCE
University:Texas Tech University
Term:Fall 2009
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hamas was formed by Sheik Ahmad Yasinat (dedicated to/its goal was) to create an Islamic state in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip
Roe v. Wade -United States Supreme Court case on the issue of abortion -The Court held that a woman may abort her pregnancy for any reason, up until the "point at which the fetus becomes 'viable.'”- Potential of surviving outside of the mother’s womb (I.e. the 14th amendment ) -Reshaped national politics (pro choice and pro-life)-
Fatah -Terrorist group founded by Yasser Arafat in early 1960’s -Dedicated to obliterate (destroy) Israel
Engle v. Vitale The school prayer case Q.) Did it ban all prayer in schools? A.) No it did not it declared it unconstitutional for state officials to compose an official school prayer and require its recitation in public schools.
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Preemption replace the state law with U.S federal law
Appeasement & neville Chamberlin Appeasement basically means sitting down and talking out the conflict rather than just going into war Neville Chamberlinadopted this policy when he used foreign policy on nazi and germany around 1939
MIRV MIRV - Multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle it was a warhead -when a single launched missle can strike several targets or fewer targets rredundantly( meaning more/extra)
why we didn't acheive our objective in vietnam we were defeated (traditional war v. guerrilla warfare) -we couldn't get more supply of weapons
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the wall between israel's green line and the west bank wall est. after the Arab-Israeli war (the green line acts as a buffer between the west bank) -It also seperates palestine and israel
How and y we got in vietnam basically b/c( that means because) South vietnam wanted to make north vietnam communist - The U.S got involved by introducing our policy of containment
The west bank - located in east palestine ( near the jordan river) -maintained by israel, but later jordan controlled it after the 6 day war.
The stokie case U.S supreme court case dealing with freedom of assembly -showed that the 1st amendment not only protects the popular views but those that are unpopular
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Deterrence Discouraging actions or preventing occurances - b afraid of something -negative motivational influence
Populism and the new right Political ideas & activities that are intended to represent ordinary peoples needs and wishes
Chaplinsky and the fighting words test limitation to freedom of speech as protected by the 1st amendment to the United States constitution
spheres of influence In the field of international relations, a sphere of influence (SOI) is an area or region over which a state or organization has significant cultural, economic, military or political influence. ( this was taken from wikipedia )
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Iran-contra controversy during the reagan administration a political scandal in which U.S senior citizens would sell weapons 2 Iran the purpose was to secure the release of hostages and fund a Nicaraguan rebel group
balance of power equal in power
ULMS's ULMS-underwater long range missle system submarine/missle underwater
The Oslo accords peace settlement -basically palestine and jordan called to stop fighting and if there were any more disputes, an outside control would come in and settle the conflict w/o(without) the use of violence
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containment stopped communism control/influence between WWII and 1990 i.e Harry truman
Palestinian authority control parts of palestinian territories of the west bank and the gaza strip ( basically they served as the govt)
Sunnis believes that the 1st 4 caliphs- mohammed's successors-rightfully took his place as the leader of the muslims
khurds largely sunni muslim people with their own language and culture
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ICBM ICBM - intercontinental ballistic missle used 4 nuclear warfare - enemy could easily find them -mostly used during WWII and the cold war
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 hamaswas formed by Sheik Ahmad Yasinat (dedicated to/its goal was) to create an Islamic state in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip
 Roe v. Wade-United States Supreme Court case on the issue of abortion -The Court held that a woman may abort her pregnancy for any reason, up until the "point at which the fetus becomes 'viable.'”- Potential of surviving outside of the mother’s womb (I.e. the 14th amendment ) -Reshaped national politics (pro choice and pro-life)-
 Fatah-Terrorist group founded by Yasser Arafat in early 1960’s -Dedicated to obliterate (destroy) Israel
 Engle v. VitaleThe school prayer case Q.) Did it ban all prayer in schools? A.) No it did not it declared it unconstitutional for state officials to compose an official school prayer and require its recitation in public schools.
 Preemptionreplace the state law with U.S federal law
 Appeasement & neville ChamberlinAppeasement basically means sitting down and talking out the conflict rather than just going into war Neville Chamberlinadopted this policy when he used foreign policy on nazi and germany around 1939
 MIRVMIRV - Multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle it was a warhead -when a single launched missle can strike several targets or fewer targets rredundantly( meaning more/extra)
 why we didn't acheive our objective in vietnamwe were defeated (traditional war v. guerrilla warfare) -we couldn't get more supply of weapons
 the wall between israel's green line and the west bankwall est. after the Arab-Israeli war (the green line acts as a buffer between the west bank) -It also seperates palestine and israel
 How and y we got in vietnambasically b/c( that means because) South vietnam wanted to make north vietnam communist - The U.S got involved by introducing our policy of containment
 The west bank- located in east palestine ( near the jordan river) -maintained by israel, but later jordan controlled it after the 6 day war.
 The stokie caseU.S supreme court case dealing with freedom of assembly -showed that the 1st amendment not only protects the popular views but those that are unpopular
 DeterrenceDiscouraging actions or preventing occurances - b afraid of something -negative motivational influence
 Populism and the new rightPolitical ideas & activities that are intended to represent ordinary peoples needs and wishes
 Chaplinsky and the fighting words testlimitation to freedom of speech as protected by the 1st amendment to the United States constitution
 spheres of influenceIn the field of international relations, a sphere of influence (SOI) is an area or region over which a state or organization has significant cultural, economic, military or political influence. ( this was taken from wikipedia )
 Iran-contra controversyduring the reagan administration a political scandal in which U.S senior citizens would sell weapons 2 Iran the purpose was to secure the release of hostages and fund a Nicaraguan rebel group
 balance of powerequal in power
 ULMS'sULMS-underwater long range missle system submarine/missle underwater
 The Oslo accordspeace settlement -basically palestine and jordan called to stop fighting and if there were any more disputes, an outside control would come in and settle the conflict w/o(without) the use of violence
 containmentstopped communism control/influence between WWII and 1990 i.e Harry truman
 Palestinian authoritycontrol parts of palestinian territories of the west bank and the gaza strip ( basically they served as the govt)
 Sunnisbelieves that the 1st 4 caliphs- mohammed's successors-rightfully took his place as the leader of the muslims
 khurdslargely sunni muslim people with their own language and culture
 ICBMICBM - intercontinental ballistic missle used 4 nuclear warfare - enemy could easily find them -mostly used during WWII and the cold war
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