Grading Rubric Assignment Not Acceptable 0 points Good 1 point Excellent 2 points Unit 5: Supreme Court Landmarks The paper is less than ¾ of a page and/or is poorly written with incomplete thoughts and/or only discusses one case and/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 than ¾ of a page, double- spaced. The paper clearly explains each of the two sides of the two cases and explains the student’s opinion about the court's decision for each of the cases. Remember: Do not submit any assignment until you have completed all of the assignments for portfolio 2!
Self Check 5.1 Unit 5: Legislative and Judicial Branches > 5.1: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Powers Target due: 10/5/18 1.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 people 2. Constitutionally, the president is quite powerful. However, many obstacles limit presidents' efforts to use their constitutional 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 nominees 3.Match the following. 1.President a.Legislature 2.United States Congress b.Judiciary 3.Supreme Court c.Chief Executive Self Check 5.2 Unit 5: Legislative and Judicial Branches > 5.2: The United States Congress Target due: 10/10/18 1.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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