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The Bureaucracy 1. Bureaucracy a. The president shall- Take care that the laws are faithfully executed. Only political seat elective by the who nation b. accomplish this by bureaucracy c. Bureaucracy: set of structures and procedures used by government to administer policies and programs d. fundamental difference from us bureaucracy vs other countries i. top level of bureaucracy in US are political appointees, come in from the outside ii. To get to the top levels, you don’t work your way up, which makes the jobs not very coveted. In other countries you can work your way up to the top e. Bureaucrat-publicly minded 2. Spoils System: workers are hired on basis of party loyalty a. Patronage b. Rotation in office: ex Jackson is in power, all his people come in. when he leaves, all his people leave i. This was bad because people believe that the only reason you get jobs is their loyalty 3. Civil Service: a. Government employees are chosen according to their educational qualifications,
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