Cheat Sheet #3

Cheat Sheet #3 - Poly Sci CS Test #3 #1 Claim - The...

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Poly Sci CS – Test #3 #1 Claim - The dominance of television as a news source for people combined with the emergence of the ’30 second sound bite’ phenomenon has greatly deteriorated the media’s role as a public informant. Variables Dependent – Deteriorated the media’s role as a public informant. Independent - television and the ’30 second sound bite’ Expectations – I expect to find that television and the ’30 second sound bite’ are deteriorating the media’s role as a public informant. #2 Claim - The passage of the US Patriot Act was caused by the events of September 11 th , 2001. Variables Dependent - The passage of the US Patriot Act Independent - September 11 th , 2001 Expectations – I expect to find that the US Patriot Act was caused by the events of September 11 th , 2001. Test Notes The press secretary - is a member of the White House staff who meets with reporters and makes public statements for the president. The president has ten days to decide whether to sign a bill or veto it. The president pro tempore is ordinarily the member of the majority party with the longest continuous term of service in the Senate In Clinton v. City of New York (1998), the Supreme Court declared the line-item veto unconstitutional. The War Powers Resolution of 1973 prevents the president from sending troops abroad for more than sixty days (or ninety days, if more time is needed for a successful withdrawal). If Congress does not authorize a longer period, the troops must be removed. In addition to the powers explicitly granted by the Constitution, the president has inherent powers —powers that are necessary to carry out the specific responsibilities of the president as set forth in the Constitution. Under the Constitution, the power to formally declare war is granted to Congress . The
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