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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Supreme Court
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Supreme Court

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12 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which race-based affirmative action has failed. Evaluate the extent to which racial equality has been advanced in the 21st Century. Evaluate the extent to which the Roberts court has witnessed a revival of Conservative activism. Evaluate the extent to which the Supreme Court is a political rather than a judicial institution. Evaluate the extent to which the Supreme Court is now an imperial judiciary. Evaluate the extent to which the Supreme Court should interpret the Constitution and its amendments by establishing their original meaning. Evaluate the view that the US constitution ensures Civil Rights are effectively protected by the Supreme Court. Judicial activism cannot be justified. Discuss. To what extent does the Supreme Court have too much power as an unelected body? To what extent have Supreme Court justices reflected the political views of the presidents who nominated them? To what extent is “post-racial America” true? To what extent is race an important issue in US politics?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Presidency
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Presidency

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11 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Assess the significance of the Executive Office of the President. Evaluate the extent to which the label imperial presidency is an appropriate description of the executive branch under Bush and Obama. Evaluate the extent to which the power of the president is affected by the strength of his electoral mandate. Evaluate the extent to which the President can get his way in Congress. Presidential careers can never live up to expectations. Do you agree? There are no effective checks on Presidential power. Do you agree? To what extent can the President control foreign policy. To what extent is the cabinet significant in the Executive branch. To what extent is the modern presidency an imperial presidency. To what extent is the power to persuade the president’s most important power? Weak at home, strong abroad. Discuss this view of the power of the president.
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Political Parties
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Political Parties

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND PART ONE FOR US POLITICAL PARTIES ON MY PROFILE How far is the theory of party decline accurate? To what extent are the two major parties ideologically distinct? To what extent do interest groups dominate US politics? To what extent do parties still have the ability to control candidates? To what extent do US pressure groups concentrate, rather than disperse, political power? To what extent have the two main parties become ideologically distinct from one another?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Political Parties
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Political Parties

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the view that the aims of the social conservatives have been achieved in recent years. Evaluate the view that the Democrat Party is currently ideologically divided. Evaluate the view that the Republican party is ideologically divided. How far are third parties still able to impact US politics? How far is moderate conservatism declining in the Republican party? How far is the left influential within the Democratic party?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Elections & Voting
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Elections & Voting

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10 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which national party conventions still play a meaningful role in presidential elections. Evaluate the view that the Electoral College should be abolished. Evaluate the view that the method for nominating presidential candidates is in need of reform. How far do the televised debates during the campaign continue to have a significant role? How far is incumbency the most important factor in determining the outcome of Presidential elections? To what extent does public participation in the presidential nomination process hinder democracy? To what extent should the Electoral College be replaced with a national vote? To what extent to the strengths of the Electoral College outweigh its weaknesses? To what extent to the strengths outweigh the weaknesses of the primary process? To what extent was the economy the most important factor in the outcome of the 2012 and 2016 elections?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Constitution & Federalism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Constitution & Federalism

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE US POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which the checks and balances of the US Constitution are still effective today. Evaluate the extent to which the process of amendment works well. Evaluate the extent to which the US constitution is past its use by date. How far was New Federalism successful in achieving its objectives? The three branches of government have failed to protect constitutional rights in recent years. How far do you agree? To what extent has the federal government’s influence over the states increased since 2008?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Congress
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Congress

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7 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND PART ONE FOR US CONGRESS ON MY PROFILE Examine the methods of oversight of the executive in US Congress and UK Parliament. Members of Congress are out of touch with the people who elect them. Do you agree? “The broken branch,” to what extent is this a fair assessment of Congress. The main problem with Congress is the lack of effective leadership. Do you agree? To what extent are the Senate and the House of Representatives equal in power? To what extent does Congress have a meaningful foreign policy role? To what extent does the Speaker of the House of Representatives remain a powerful political figure?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Congress
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Congress

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7 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. Includes comparison between UK and US political systems. ******FIND PART TWO OF US CONGRESS ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Analyse the difference in the way legislation is passed in the US Congress and the UK Parliament. Cambridge Evaluate the extent to which Congress is significantly less effective when different parties control its two chambers. Congress has become the least powerful branch of government. Discuss. Does the House of Representatives carry out its representative role more effectively than the Senate? Evaluate the extent to which Congress is significantly less effective when different parties control its two chambers. Evaluate the extent to which members of Congress are more concerned with local issues than national or international issues. Evaluate the extent to which the exclusive powers of the Senate are significant.
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Socialism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Socialism

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9 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about collectivism/cooperation? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about common humanity? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about equality? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about social class? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about human nature? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about society? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about the state? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about the economy? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about common ownership?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Liberalism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Liberalism

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7 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about the economy? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about equality? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about freedom? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about human nature? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about social justice? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about society? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about the state?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Feminism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Feminism

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7 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about the economy? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about equality and difference? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about** human nature**? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about patriarchy? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about sex and gender? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about society? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about the state?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Conservatism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Conservatism

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9 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about the economy? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about hierarchy and authority? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about human nature? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about libertarianism? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about paternalism? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about pragmatism? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about society? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about the state? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about tradition and organicism?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Voting Behaviour
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Voting Behaviour

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3 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Class is no longer the key factor in predicting voting behaviour. How far do you agree? Rational choice is the most important factor in determining how people vote in the UK. How far do you agree? The press can influence the outcome of UK elections. How far do you agree?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Prime Minister & Cabinet
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Prime Minister & Cabinet

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which PMs can effectively dictate events and determine policy. Evaluate the view that Prime Ministers are able to dominate the UK political system. How far is collective responsibility still important in the UK executive? To what extent do current affairs hinder Prime Ministerial power? To what extent has prime ministerial power grown in recent years? To what extent is individual ministerial responsibility still important in the UK executive?
A-LEVEL HISTORY GOVERNMENT & POLITICS - essay plans - UK Constitution
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A-LEVEL HISTORY GOVERNMENT & POLITICS - essay plans - UK Constitution

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4 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Constitutional reform since 1997 has significantly improved democracy. To what extent to you agree? Evaluate the arguments for introducing a codified constitution in the UK? Evaluate the extent to which Parliament remains effectively sovereign? The UK should introduce a codified constitution. Do you agree?
A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1678-1702
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A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1678-1702

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9 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND OTHER STUART BRITAIN ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE How effectively did Charles deal with the Exclusion Crisis? How far did the gradual emergence of political parties undermine power of monarch 1660-1678? How far was the Exclusion Crisis due to religious reasons? How far was the Glorious Revolution the result of long term fears? How far were Ireland and Scotland a threat to the Glorious Revolution? How far were William and Mary successful monarchs? To what extent did the Glorious Revolution settle the problems of earlier Stuart rule? To what extent was there a “rage of party” in 1678-1702? To what extent were Catholics threatening in 1679?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Democracy & Participation
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Democracy & Participation

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which democratic rights are effectively protected by the UK’s constitutional arrangements. Evaluate the extent to which reforms to the political system have improved the UK. Evaluate the extent to which rights are effectively protected by the UK’s constitutional arrangements. Evaluate the various ways in which rights are protected in the UK. Evaluate the view that the UK is suffering from a participation crisis. The UK Parliament is no longer a truly representative body. How fare do you agree with this statement?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Executive/Three Branches
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Executive/Three Branches

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which the Supreme Court can control governmental power. Evaluate the view that the balance of power between the three branches has markedly shifted towards Parliament. Judicial independence is a cornerstone of the UK constitution. Do you agree? To what extent does UK Parliament fulfil its functions. To what extent have civil liberties in the UK been eroded. To what extent is the judiciary able to protect the rights of the individual.
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Political Parties
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Political Parties

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5 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which two party dominance has declined in the UK. Evaluate the view that a political party’s success is down to its leadership. Evaluate the view that all main UK parties support liberal ideas. Evaluate the view that the mandate given to parties to fulfil their manifesto is too restrictive. Small political parties are having an increasingly important impact on UK politics. Do you agree?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Parliament
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Parliament

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3 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the effectiveness of the House of Lords. The House of Commons is a more effective institution than the House of Lords. Do you agree? To what extent does UK Parliament fulfil its functions?