Merican Government Course Essay (Civil Liberties)


TOPIC: Civil Liberties

1. Name the one assignment (Chapter 5–Assignment 3: You Are a Police Officer) that you feel helped you to understand or better understand the American government system.

ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW: Police Officer Stimulation. Had to play the role of a New York City police officer confronted with several different scenarios involving civil liberties and constitutional rights. If right decisions were made a promotion was earned. Poor decisions resulted in fire from the Chief of Police.

2. Why was this assignment beneficial?

3. Because of the materials covered and what you have learned throughout this course (American Government), what will you do in the future to be a better citizen?

4. Have your beliefs and opinions about the American government changed as a result of taking this course? Why or Why not?