Poly Sci 40 practice midterm

Poly Sci 40 practice midterm - POLI SCI 40: PRACTICE...

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POLI SCI 40: PRACTICE MIDTERM 1. Who got his colleagues at the Federal Convention to reject Congressional election of the President? Gov. Morris Outline his argument: If the President could succeed himself then he would be susceptible to corruption by doing favors for legislator(s) in order to secure votes (intrigue and cabal). Furthermore if the president cannot succeed himself then he would have no incentive to do a good job 2. Constitutionally, President Bush was elected by a majority of Electors . But if no majority of them had agreed on one candidate, who would have had to elect the President? House of Reps. 3. According to the unamended Constitution, who (US, states, or both) may NOT enact a bill of attainder? Both Enact a religious test for office? US Issue a piracy license? State Make you a prince or princess? Both Enact import duties? State 4. What is meant by the One Man, One Vote Rule? Each persons vote counts as one, therefore each person is equally represented
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What court case stated it for Congressional elections? Wesberry Vs. Sanders What was its chief consequence for rural and urban representation? Rural representation went down and Urban Representation went up 5. Succinctly define: Appellate jurisdiction The right to hear trials that have already been tried Original jurisdiction The right to hear a case for the first time, original trial Diversity jurisdiction The ability to hear trials that involve non US citizens
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course POLISCI Political taught by Professor Schwartz during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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