1.List and briefly describe the 3 main impacts that federalism has upon the conduct of elections in the United States.


2.Compare and contrast 2 functions of the House of Commons with that of the House of Lords. How are these similar and/or different?


3.Compare and contrast the terms, state and nation. Please give an example of each.



Scholars have often characterized British democracy as being evolutionary. Discuss the bases for this assumption. Evaluate whether or not this assumption still holds true. (Please make sure that you note specific examples to support your arguments)