John Locke, Charles De Montesquieu, Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Alaa Elsayed Professor- Wilkinson POL 51 American Government Assignment 1- 1. Discuss the Powers of the U.S. Federal Government and those of the States. Federal- Collect taxes, regulate interstate commerce, regulate currency, set standards of weights and measures, declare war, raise and maintain a army and navy. State- Power to levy taxes, borrow money, charter cooperation's. 2. Discuss the political theories of: John Locke, Charles de Montesquieu, Jean Jacques Rousseau regarding their influence on the Framers of the U.S. Constitution. They changed the way the people in the constitution thought and gave them on ideas about how to improver the country. When the Framers read the works of John Locke and Baron De Montesquieu they agreed with Locke…show more content…
Monarchy-A state or nation in which the supreme power is actually or nominally lodged in a monarch. Autocracy- A form of government in which a country is ruled by a person or group with total power. Dictatorship- The rank, office, or period of rule of a dictator. Assignment 2- 1. What are the types of Speech and their definitions. Oral and written. 2. What is Defamation, Libel/ Slander? Defamation- A statement that gives a negative impression of a person, company, group, product, government, or country. Libel/Slander? Slander and libel are both types of defamation, which refers to statements that damage another person's reputation. While there are similarities, each focuses on different types of defamation strategy. The primary difference between slander and libel is that libel is the written or otherwise printed public defamation of a person or entity, while slander is the spoken defamation of a person or entity. Slander can also include bodily gestures while libel can include published

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