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decisions. Still the way many high level positions are filled.
__________ appointed positions
When job related ______________ is the most important qualification for
testing for employment and advancement
open advertisement and competition for positions
the concept of _________ civil servants - not tied to the rise and fall of a
particular official or party
The _____________ Act
The First Civil Service Reform Act
Passed in _____________ in response to the assassination of James A.
Garfield; pushed through by Chester Arthur
Office seekers looking for patronage appointments had become a major problem
The Act reformed the ___________ system of Andrew Jackson to create the first
Merit Based US civil service system
The Civil Service Act weakened patronage; over time it has _____...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2013 for the course POLS 205 taught by Professor Dr.loriklein during the Spring '12 term at Harding.
- Spring '12