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domestic policy

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domestic policy administrative decisions that are directly related to all issues and activity within a nation's borders
LBJ's "war on crime" The FBI expanded, new policies and acts were passed, improving crime prevention and detection, prosecuting criminals, and enhance justice in courts
gun control or firearm regulations is a set of laws and policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, modification, possession, and use of firearms by civilians.
federal spending on crime initiatives (officers & prisons) itemized plan of spending
harsher punishments (federal crimes) life sentences, cutting off a hand for stealing, harsher attitudes against rape
three strikes law person convicted of two felonies or more serious crimes limits the ability of these offenders to receive a punishment other than the life sentence
"war on drugs" united states governments attempt to control the manufacture, possession, and selling of drugs
brown v board Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a landmark US Supreme Court case in which establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional
state government's role all power not granted to the government is granted to the states. The governments roles are executive, judicial, and legislative.
elementary and secondary education act 1965 passed with LBJ's war on poverty and has been the most far-reaching federal legislation affecting education ever passed by the United States Congress
department of education referred to as ED or education department is a cabinet-level department of the united states government
school vouchers a government funded voucher for tuition fees at a school other than a public school that a student could attend free
no child left behind act NCLB is the act passed by Congress to ensure that students in every public school has an equal opportunity to an education
renewable resources a resource that can be used repeatedly such as; solar, energy, timber, and biomass.
global warming the gradual increase in average temperature of earths atmosphere and ocean. This change is believed to be permanent.
toxic waste disposal SUPERFUND
EPA
EIS
clean air act
water pollution control act
endangered species act 1973
medicaid healthcare program for low income families or individuals paying for long term medical and custodial costs
medicare federal health program for people who are 65 years old or older
veterans administration (VA) independent government agency founded in 1930. formed to provide care for veterans and provide benefits for them and their families.
food and drug administration FDA federal agency of the united states department of human and health services.
Clinton's health care proposals AKA health security act or unofficially nicknamed HillaryCare
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