Mr. McCormack B IG I DEA W ORKSHEET American Government S TUDY G UIDE Central Dauphin High School C HAPTER F OURTEEN – T HE P RESIDENCY IN A CTION Section One: The Growth of Presidential Power (p 390-392) A large part of America’s political history has revolved around the struggle over the meaning of the constitutional phrase “__________ __________.” (p 390) Presidents have split between those who favored a broad interpretation of their power, which Teddy Roosevelt called the “__________ __________,” and those who favored a more restricted interpretation. (p 392) See how this debate reflects the long-running debate about federal power between Strict Constructionists and Liberal Constructionists (Jeffersonians and Hamiltonians). Contrasting Views of Presidential Power Theodore Roosevelt’s View William Howard Taft’s View What is your view? Throughout history, presidential power has grown for a variety of reasons, including: (p 391) 1.________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. ________________________________________________________________________________________
Mr. McCormack B IG I DEA W ORKSHEET American Government S TUDY G UIDE Central Dauphin High School C HAPTER F OURTEEN – T HE P RESIDENCY IN A CTION
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