CH13 study guide.doc - CHAPTER 13 The Presidency MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 The framers of the Constitution rejected an all-powerful executive in favor of one

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CHAPTER 13: The Presidency MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 . The framers of the Constitution rejected an all-powerful executive in favor of one who was a. accountable through elections. b. bound by the will of the people. c. given absolute authority only in times of war. d. the agent of an advisory council. e. the agent of Congress. 2 . The framers of the Constitution sought to control the president’s power by a. creating an advisory committee. b. establishing a vice-president who could override the president in certain cases. c. limiting service to two terms. d. checking the institution with Congress and the courts. e. requiring the approval of the courts for all executive orders. 3.The framers believed that a strong, energetic executive was necessaryin order to a.command an effective military.b.exercise a monopoly on foreign affairs.c.control a rebellious population.d.provide a political check to Congress.e.solidify their separation from Britain. 4. Who is the only other executive o fficial besides the president created by the Constitution? a. National security advisor b. Presidential chief of staff c. Secretary of State d. Speaker of the House e. Vice-president 5 . The vice-president exercises legislative power by a. casting a vote as the representative of residents of the District of Columbia. b. coordinating legislative members of the president’s party. c. overseeing programs of the cabinet secretaries. d. presiding over the Senate and casting tie-breaking votes. e. reviewing national security policies of the president. 6. Publius believed a unified executive would have an advantage over a committee executive and an executive council because a a. committee or council would be subject to the whims of the public. b. committee or council would be too vulnerable to factions. c. single executive could act with more speed and discretion than a committee. d. unified executive would be better educated. e. unified executive would have more time for deliberation. 7.Which of the following is notamong the president’s powers?
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8.The framers helped secure the president’s independence from Congress by prohibiting Congress from
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