Topic 1 Analyze the similarities and differences in Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman views of law, reason and faith, and
duties of the individual.
When it comes to law, reason, faith, and duties of the individual there are many point of views to analyze and consider.
Two different groups which have similarities and differences are Judeo-Christians and Greco-Romans.
On the subject of law, there are many similarities. Both believe in law and having rules set down to follow. Both groups
believe in people taking individual responsibility for their own actions. Although Judeo-Christians have rules on how to live-like
guidelines and Greco-Romans have rules that you are to follow, they are boundaries not guidelines. The faith difference between
Judeo-Christians and Greco-Romans is greater than that of their views on law and individual responsibility. Greco-Romans are
polytheistic and Judeo-Christians are polytheistic. Those are the simple basics in the relationship between Judeo-Christians
Topic 2 Trace the development of the Western political ideas of the rule of law and illegitimacy of tyranny, using selections
from Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Politics.
Plato’s Republic points out the habit of people to disobey their commitments and therefore we have a tyranny:
so ruling should be left to a certain class of people whose only purpose is to govern in a fair behavior and that who are
somehow used to dealing with corruption. Although Aristotle wrote many dialogues early in his career, not many of these have
survived. Some of Aristotle’s works tend to be diverse and difficult to read. Some of the most important are Physics,
Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics, Politics, De Anima and Poetics. Through Aristotle’s Politics we get basic ideas
and principles on the law today.
Topic 3 Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world.
The U.S. Constitution expresses the U.S. political system. The Constitutional document will illustrate political systems
in general, and uses detailed examples of real-world political systems. The U.S. is powerful government power, there is no
doubt about that. We are a leading world power and other countries in the world look for our example so that they too can
be successful and prosperous. The U.S. Constitution is the basis of out government, and that is one of the most important
factors in our political system. U.S. is a powerful country in the world and out government, including the U.S. Constitution
influences the world politics.
Topic 4 List the principles of the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights (1689), the American Declaration of Independence
(1776), the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen (1789), and the U.S. Bill of Rights (1791).
The Magna Carta is a document that was signed by King John of England. The Magna Carta limited the king’s power
and promised basic rights. This document is considered the beginning of constitutional government in England. The English
Bill of Rights is one of the basic documents of English constitution, along with the Magna Carta, the Act of Settlement and
the Parliament Acts.
The Declaration of Independence is the document that the Thirteen Colonies wrote declaring themselves independent of from
Great Britain and explained their reasons for doing so. It was approved by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776 and is
now known as The Declaration of Independence. The Bill of Rights is the name given to the first ten amendments of the United
States Constitution. The Constitution did not include a bill of rights because the document was claimed to be an upper-class
plan to remove the rights of Americans, but the Bill of Rights actually secures the rights of Americans.