Grading RubricAssignmentNot Acceptable 0pointsGood 1 pointExcellent 2 pointsUnit 5: Supreme Court LandmarksThe paper is less than ¾ of a page and/or is poorly written with incomplete thoughtsand/or only discusses one caseand/or is missing the student’s opinion for one of the cases.The paper is more than ¾ of a page, double-spaced. The paper explains only one side of the two cases and explains the student’s opinion about the court’s decision for each of the cases.The paper is more than¾ of a page, double-spaced. The paper clearly explains each ofthe two sides of the twocases andexplains the student’s opinion aboutthe court's decision for each of the cases.Remember:Do notsubmit any assignment until you have completed all of the assignments for portfolio 2!
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Self Check 5.1 Unit 5: Legislative and Judicial Branches > 5.1: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial PowersTarget due: 10/5/181.Which of the following is an example of an auxiliary precaution?-national supremacy in the federal system-allocating legislative, executive, and judicial powers to three distinct branches-the president's ability to veto a bill passed by the Congress-frequent elections to keep representatives close to the people2. Constitutionally, the president is quite powerful. However, many obstacles limit presidents' efforts to use theirconstitutional authority. Which of the following is a significant limit on presidential power?-divided-party control of the national government-lack of media coverage of presidential events-insufficient budgetary resources-the ability of the Supreme Court to reject the president's executive branch nominees3.Match the following.1.Presidenta.Legislature2.United States Congressb.Judiciary3.Supreme Courtc.Chief ExecutiveSelf Check 5.2 Unit 5: Legislative and Judicial Branches > 5.2: The United States CongressTarget due: 10/10/181.Which of the following is true of bills in the legislative process?-They are almost always vetoed under divided-party government.-They are harder to pass than kill.-They are easier to pass than kill.-They are introduced by the president.2. Bills must be passed in identical format by both the Senate and the House before being sent to the president. Under what circumstances does this most frequently occur?
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