2 of 2 • Section 8 • Assignment 8
• make suggestions about how you may be able to improve your work.
Section 8 quiz Before you start, check that you’re ready by doing the quiz online. Complete Section 8 Quiz online and consider the feedback you get. Do not send this work to your tutor. However, if you have any questions or comments on the online quiz, you can send them to your tutor when you submit the rest of the assignment.
What to do
Answer all THREE questions. 1 Examine the ways in which the roles and power of the US President and UK Prime Minister are different.
(12 marks) In your answers to questions 2 and 3 you should make connections between relevant areas of politics studied from Government and Politics of the USA as a whole.
2 Evaluate the extent to which the checks and balances set out in the US Constitution are effective.
(30 marks) You must consider this view and the alternative to this view in a balanced way. 3 Evaluate the extent to which there is an ‘imperial’ presidency in the USA.
You must consider this view and the alternative to this view in a balanced way. Question 3 is taken from the textbook Sample Assessment Materials (SAMS).
(Total for Assignment 8 = 72)
Submit your assignment When you have completed your assignment, submit it to your tutor for marking. Your tutor will send you helpful feedback and advice to help you progress through the course.
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