William H. Rehnquist (Appointed By)
John G. Roberts (Appointed By)
George W. Bush
Nation-states are highest authority, are selfish in pursuing
their interests, are wary of other states in an anarchic world;
personal and state moralit
Who has the power to enforce how States respect each others
States can't discriminate citizens from other states. I don't
know how to make this into a question. Just type in "apple"
How many states need to approve the constitution for
Who has the power to and When is a writ of habeas corpus
Congress, when the public's safety is threatened
How is the number of electoral colleges determined?
number of senators and representatives from every state, plus
3 from washington.
Who can impeach the president, and at what majority?
House of Representatives proposes with 1/2 majority, Senate
tries with 2/3 majority
How old do you have to be to be a senator?
How is a amendment ratified?
3/4 of States
Who is commander in chief of
What are the 2 types of jurisdiction?
appellate and original
Requirements to be a member of the HOR are.
25 years old, citizen for 7 years, live in the state that you are
elected to represent
Amendments change the.?
When accused of a federal
Tyranny of the majority
the tendency of democracies to allow majority rule to neglect
the rights and liberties of minorities.
a universal political order that draws its identity and values
Interactions across state boundaries involving one or more
non-governmental actor/intergovernmental organization
Theocracy (country examples)
Iran, Vatican City
rules of religion dictate freedoms
Theocracy (how are laws & decisions made?)
-complete power by gov.
cooperating groups of nations that operate on either a regional
or international level.
these types of forces bind together the people of a state, giving
it strength. One of the most powerful centripetal forc
may also be called a liberal democracy. Citizens have access
to multiple sources of information.
a country that has regular, free, and fair competitive elections,
but is missing vital qualities (like civil libert
Analysis emphasizing how internal attributes of states
influence foreign policy behavior
Analysis emphasizing the psychological characteristics of
individuals enacting foreign policy decisions on states' and
devolutionary events most often occur on the margins of the
state, where distance, remoteness, and peripheral location
promote devolution, especially if water, desert, or mountains
separate the area from the center of power and neighbor
a type of political ideology. Shares the value of equality with
communism but is also influenced by the liberal values of
freedom. Followers of this ideology accept and promote
private ownership and free market principles, but believe that
the amount of reciprocity and trust that exists among citizens
and between citizens and the state.
Consensual political culture
although citizens may disagree on some political processes
and policies, they generally agree on how decisions a
this type of change implies change at a more basic level, and
involves either a major revision or an overthow of existing
this type of change generally represents the most limited of
the three types of change, replacin
forms a smaller group of a ruling class, with a larger group of
people that are being represented (democratically electing
their representatives), this filters, refines and expands the
views of the greater public and brings less opposing opinions
an attitude toward change. Go further to protect against
change than do conservative beliefs. The oppose both
revolution and reform, and are more willing to use violence to
reach their goals than two of the more moderate groups.
a citizen's capacity to understand and influence political
events. When citizens enjoy a high level of _ _, they
believe that the government takes their input seriously and
cares about what they have to say. If citizens lack this qualit
a system in which the state provides specific benefits or favors
to a single person or small group in return for public support.
_ is exemplified in China, Russia, Mexico, and
a basic principle
Monarchy (how are laws & decisions made?)
given by ruler
-stays in power as long as political party is in power
Parliamentary (country examples)
Canada, Australia, Greece, Iraq
voting is arranged in a combination of multi-member and
single-member districts. Voters cast votes for individuals and
parties. Some seats are filled by winners in plurality races,
while others are filled by party. A mixed system results in a
A basic characteristic of bureaucracy - merit-based hiring and
promotion; no granting of jobs to friends or family unless they
are the best qualified.
A basic characteristic of bureaucracy - job performance that is
less developed countries
lack significant economic development, and they also tend to
have authoritarian governments (Nigeria).
stable, long lasting organizations that help turn political ideas
a group of people bound toge
How many members in HOR?
What is the president pro tempore?
Presiding officer in the senate when the VP is vacant
Vote to expel elected member of Congress
State the succession order of for the president
Vice president, Speaker of the House, Presid
A major branch of democratic government: enforces laws.
A major branch of democratic government: carries out the
laws and policies of the state.
a democratic system where citizens vote for legislative
How is a treaty created?
President creates the treaty, and Senate approves with 2/3 vote
Who can give pardons?
The president can pardon everyone but himself
How is war declared?
Simple majority by both houses
Congress is restricted from passing a Bill of
How are state elections held?
State chooses, time, place, and manner. Congress can change
Who chooses the rules and regulations for each house? Can
you be penalized for being absent?
The members of each house. Yes.
List the Rights of Congress
Gross national product
common measurement of economic performance. Like GDP,
but including income citizens earned outside the country.
Gross national product per capita
common measurement of economic performance. Divides the
gross national product by the
During times of peace, States cannot.?
Keep troops or ships of war; Make pacts w/other states or
foreign powers; Engage in War, unless invaded
Who cannot be a elector for the electoral college?
a Senator or Representative
Who decides the president's salar
our uncontrolled destinies that Machiavelli believes to be
something needing to be conquered, dangerous and out of
control, knowing that you're not in control means that you can
be in control, via preparing for the unexpected.