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POL-1:
Book Quiz 2
Thursday, September 11
Friday, September 12

POL-3:
Book Quiz 2
Friday, September 12


POL-1 Book Quiz 1: Questions & Answers

1. The author asserts that the nation is living with two sets of laws, one public law guided by the ________________ and a second, invisible text that exists _____________________ of that document.
b. Constitution, between the lines

2. The Constitution specifies:
b. the ABCs

3. Between the lines are the:
b. XYZs

4. The ABCs refer to the:
b. powers granted to the federal government . . . limited and balanced . . .

5. The XYZs refer to the:
a. extraordinary, the charter of another realm, one beyond the reach of Congress, the courts, the people; . . .

6. After 9/11 the secret procedures and plans viewed Doomsday as ______________.
c. every day

7. The power of executive agents is established by _____________________.
c. by direct access and being read into the special access programs

8. The Program is the ___________________________________________.
a. overseer of the world between the lines
b. above and beyond the elected

9. The title of Chapter 1: Between the Lines refers to:
a. The Program
b. a system of governance that exists to preserve constitutional government while at the same time existing between the lines of the Constitution

10. After 9/11, the army attempted to define the parameters of martial law in the Code of Federal Regulations:
a. the proper role of the military is to support, not supplant, civil authority
b. the decision to impose martial law is made by the president (however a local commander can impose it if circumstances demand immediate action)

11. Martial law has a simple meaning:
a. it is military rule

12. In regards to the XYZ conception of martial law three subtle historic shifts in executive agent thinking emerged, they are _______________, ___________________, and ____________.
b. the post-Vietnam period, terrorism as the national security threat, post-Katrina

13. COG refers to:
c. Continuity of Government

14. Even before day one in office, President Obama _________________________.
b. had no real intention of disrupting the Program

15. What does the Program possess?
c. exclusive ownership of the survival text


Educational Background
Master of Arts, Government & Politics
St. John's University, NY

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations
California State University, Chico

Teaching Experience
Hartnell College - American Political Institutions, Contemporary Governments Abroad, Introduction to International Relations, Introduction to Contemporary Political Thought, Foundations of Success, Team Self-Management, and Community Survey Research

College of Marin - American Political Institutions, International Relations, Political Theory, Research Methods and Term Paper Writing, U.S. Government

Cabrillo College - Introduction to Government

St. John's University - Contemporary Political Thought, U.S. Government, Classical and Medieval Political Thought

Hobbies and Interests
Backpacking - In summer, I enjoy cross-country backpacking in the High Sierra and in winter the Grand Canyon. Both locations provide a spiritual sensation others may experience when visiting Jerusalem, Mecca, or Tibet.

Lacrosse - for the past thirty-nine years I have enjoyed the fastest game on two feet as player, coach, official, and fan.

Swimming - just trying to stay healthy.

Personal Note
If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself. A dependence on the people is, no doubt, the primary control on the government; but experience has taught mankind the necessity of auxiliary precautions.
- Federalist 51

Contact Information
Name:    Larry Adams
Title:   Political Science Instructor
Email:   ladams@hartnell.edu
Office Location:   E-307
Office Hours:   M&F: 2:00-4:00 p.m., TH: 4:55-5:55 p.m.
Phone:   755-6778