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UNIT 41.The idea that congressional candidates benefit from being on the ballot during a presidential election year is known as ______.A. partisan benefitB. the coattail effectC. candidate efficacyD. presidential advantage
2.Which approach did the United States take to foreign policy in the early years after its founding?
3.Suppose the United States is faced with a threat from a terrorist organization in a foreign country. The president must decide what type of action to take in response to thethreat, and wants to make sure that the response is appropriate. Which organization should the president consult?
4.Who is considered the father of the national party organization?
5.What is the underlying idea behind the coattail effect?A. Voters tend to support congressional candidates in the party opposite their selection for president.B. Voters pay more attention to all aspects of an election when the president is on the ballot.C. Voters will turnout in higher numbers, which boosts a congressional candidate’s chances of election.D. Voters will select congressional candidates based on who they selected for president.
6.Suppose the president has just issued an executive order, unchallenged by Congress, that makes Election Day a federal holiday and requires states to streamline voterregistration requirements. What effect will this likely have on voter turnout?
7.During which phase of the presidential selection process do political parties select people to run for president and vice president?
8.Why is the power of incumbency considered the most important factor in congressional elections?

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Economics, Macroeconomics, Monroe Doctrine, President of the United States, Keynesian economics

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