Exam II Study Guide
Chapt. 10Choosing the President
Caucuses v. Primaries
Caucuses start at the county levelthen go to district and state levels
Primaries can be clos
I Hard power is having the capacity to get another country to do something that they
wouldnit normally do
o Military: economic
I Soft power is the ability to get another country to want what you want
a Persuasion: diplomacy: treaties:
Speaker of the House: Nancy Pelosi
Minority Leader: John Boehner
Majority Leader: Harry Reid
Minority Leader: Mitch McConnell Some Functions of Committees
1. To divide work to promote efficiency (i.e. to reduce
Congress (This outline covers multiple lectures!)
1. What is the basic role of Congress?
2. How is Congress organized?
3. One person, one vote?
4. How does Congress operate?
a. How does a bill become a law?
b. What is the role of the leadership?
c. What i
Final Exam Study Guide
Chapter 18Domestic Policy
Example: Welfarechanges from AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent
Children) to TANF (Temporary Assistance For Ne