The Attorney General heads the
Federal Bureau of
United States Marshals
The occasional radio addresses delivered by Franklin Roosevelt
Which of the following components of the English Bill of Rights
would later be included in the United States Constitution?
That excessive bail cannot be imposed nor cruel and unusual
The right to petition government.
There's little an interests group can do to influence the Supreme
The bulk of the most powerful interest groups offer material
incentives to their members.
The most e
An ideology can be described as
a set of issue positions based on some underlying value.
a political organization that seeks to elect its members to
positions in government.
a governing system based on the separated powers.
none of these are
Which of the following ideologies is based on the idea that societies of people
are capable of organizing themselves without a central coordinator imposing its
own idea of order against the wills of individuals acting in their own interests.
Which of the following is not a basic function of the legislature -this applies to both the United States Congress and Texas Legislature.
to make laws.
to represent the general population.
to check the executive and judicial
Bill Clinton left office with higher approval ratings than he started with. Why?
He benefitted from the end of the Cold War.
The 9/11 attacks bosted his ratings in his last two months
The economy improved steadily throughout his t
Congress possesses the power of the purse.
The budgetary process generall lasts about
The GDP growth in the last quarter of 2010 was approximately
"A set of rules for a government that articulate its powers and
functions" is a partical definition of
the divine right of
Democracy's adherence to maj
What is a suspect classification?
trick question: There's really no such thing as a "suspect"
classification, all classification are considered suspect.
A status police confer on individuals beloved likely to commit
the lowest level of
Members of the U.S. Congress are paid yearly salary of
House reelection rates, the percentage of members of the House
running for relection who are relected each elect
Which of the following did Title I of the Civil Rights Act do?
Denied the ability of the states to restrict the vote to peopel due to race, ethinicity
and previous condition of servitude.
Barred the unequal application of voter requirments.
Voter Turnout and Voting
Previously we discussed
democracy, elections and the right
to vote in the United States.
But having the right to vote is one
thing. Choosing to exercise it is
another, and how people choose to
exercise it is sti
Texas and the States within the
National Governing Landscape:
The Stages of Federalism
Over 200+ years of American history, the
precise relationship between the national
and state governments has changed.
Prompt one: Health Care Just Die vs Free Healthcare for Everyone
In 1986 Republican President Ronald Reagan signed into law the Emergency Medical
Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). EMTALA required if a poor person enters a
hospital in need of care,
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KEY TERMS CHAPTER 11
balanced budget A budget in which total revenues and expenditures are equal, producing
budget A plan of financial operation indicating how much revenue a government expects to
collect during a period (usually one or two f
KEY TERMS-CHAPTER 10
adjudication hearing A trial in a juvenile court.
alternative dispute resolution (ADR) Use of mediation, conciliation, or arbitration to resolve
disputes among individuals without resorting to a regular court trial.
KEY TERMS-CHAPTER 9
affirmative action Takes positive steps to attract women and members of racial and ethnic
minority groups; may include using race in admission or hiring decisions.
bureaucrats Public employees.
commission of education The official who