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part 1 For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:

The framers of the Constitution created Congress as the cornerstone of the new nation. Congress is made up of elected officials, called

legislators

, who represent the people who voted them into office. Legislators’ primary role is to create the laws that will govern the country. To create a law, a bill must be introduced to a legislative body, such as Congress at the national level, the state legislature at the state level, or perhaps a city council at the local level.

Imagine that you are a representative or that you are going to write to your representative with an idea for a bill.

What issue would your bill address?

At what level of government (federal, state, or local) would you introduce this bill? Why would you introduce it at that level?

part 2

Within the Discussion Board area, write 200–250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:The presidency is the most notable elected office in the United States. The President must work with other branches of government to pass laws that fit their policy agenda. After Congress passes legislation, it is sent to the President to review. At this point, the President will sign the bill into law or veto the bill.

Access this site to review the major laws passed in the last 100 years

, and then answer the following questions:

How did this law impact your life or your community?

What would be different if the law had been vetoe

part 3 Within the Discussion Board area, write 200–250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:The court system plays an important role in the interpretation of the U.S. Constitution and in reviewing laws passed by the other branches of government. Through its court decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court has expanded the rights and liberties of individuals. Granting rights to one group might conflict with the liberties of another group, so finding a balance is important to a stable and successful democracy.

Explain which civil right or civil liberty matters most to you and why.

What role does the Supreme Court play in protecting that civil right or civil liberty?

  
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