12:45 BLUE BOOK (25 points toward A, B, C)


Last revised Oct. 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m. with Proposition Information





To be written in blue or black ink on one side of each page a total of 11 pages if needed. TO BE WRITTEN IN CLASS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2O04 along with the online chapter 11 exam (see items below).  Your goal is to show off your knowledge based on your preparation.  No notes allowed. CHOOSE ONLY #1, 2, 3, or 4 BELOW TO FILL YOUR BLUEBOOK.  WRITE ONE CONTINUOUS ESSAY WITH AS MANY PARAGRAPHS AS POSSIBLE WITHOUT HEADINGS OR SUBHEADINGS.


1) Predicting the California election results for 6 Presidential candidates plus one write-in


2) City of Carson research


            A) Carson Study Guide revised, Oct. 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.


            B) City of Carson


B1) There are presently four members including the mayor who sit on the Carson City Council

plus one vacancy which will be filled from the November 2, 2004, election from these

eleven candidates.


B2) Carson crime is part of the economic development “Carson Fact Sheet” (scroll down)


                        C) Carson demographics:  sex, age, race, ethnicity from the 2000 U.S. Census


D) Carson Candidates appearing at LAHC 10/21/04 with websites, if available, + sites you find


Steve Mozena:  www.Mozena.com




Rita Boggs: www.RITABOGGS.com


                        E) Campaign communications including handouts, mailers, slate cards, posters, billboards, telephone calls


3) Any one (or two  for 1A + 65 or 60+62 or 68+70) November 2 state proposition or L.A. County

    Measure A or any Municipal Proposition (including O in City of Los Angeles, G in City of Gardena,

                T in City of Torrance.)  Please be careful to follow each lettered guideline below.

                        a) Describe the present situation (this would continue if a majority of the voters  choose “NO”

                        b) Describe the change that will occur if a majority of the voters  choose “YES”

                        c) Arguments of those urging a YES vote

                        d) Arguments of those urging a NO vote

                        e) Parties, interest groups, media and individuals urging a YES vote

                        f)  Parties, interest groups, media and individuals urging a NO vote

                        g) Your prediction of the November 2 outcome (and your preference

                             if you wish to give it)

                        h) Your memory of campaign materials—mailers, slate cards, posters,

                             billboards, television images and words, telephone calls . . . .


Use these websites or links directly from them—DON’T USE SEARCH ENGINES


Start here:  http://easyvoter.org/california/nextelection/2004-general/3.html

Then go here:  http://www.igs.berkeley.edu/library/htBallotRec2004NOV.html

If you have more time:  http://www.igs.berkeley.edu/library/htPropsIndex.html

If you have even more time http://www.calvoter.com/voter/elections/2004/props/index.html


4) Describe your relationship, based on interest, activity—including volunteer activity listed below—thought, or knowledge with the November, 2004, election, including your communications with others people about the election. 


Volunteer to help Republicans

South Bay Republican Headquarters

1926 S. Pacific Coast Highway

Phone 310 316-7937 contact Jules (a woman with many years of grassroots campaign experience), Rick, or Corrie


This information is through Larry Gomes of Cal State Dominguez Hills who says


“Obviously, a lot of work is going on, so students could jump right into the fray.


The effort this close to the election would be coordinated get out the vote work (phone banks, precinct walking, 'remember to vote signs’, for example).  The South Bay Republican Headquarters, where all of this work is coordinated from, has opportunities for involvement that students could start on immediately.”  



Volunteer to help Democrats

Phone bank for State Senator Betty Karnette, running for Assembly/Yes on Proposition 72 
Harry Bridges Institute

350 W. 5th St. San Pedro


(Possible second location in Long Beach)


Phone 213-276-3378, contact Adelaide Chen


Los Angeles County Federation of Labor



This information is through Dr. Mona Dallas-Reddick of the Campus Mobilization Project who asks you to reference her when you call Adelaide Chen at the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor.


Chapter 11 exam study                                 Chapter 15 exam study

1) Any mention of pres. by name                 First:

a) limits on the president                      General Foreign Policy

b) powers of the president                       Study Guide—click here

2) Foreign policy—click here                      Second:

3) Bureaucracy (cabinet and EOP)             Clickable President’s photos

     —click here   ---practice here                     with facts—click here