Chapter 1 Assignment
1.1 In a constitutional democracy elected officials
a. build coalitions.
b. mediate among factions.
c. are expected to embody many positive attributes.
d. are made scapegoats.
e. all of the above
1.2 Specific v
Chapter 7 Assignment
7.1 Describe the congressional election process and the advantages it gives incumbents.
Which of the following are not incumbency advantages?
a. Helping constituents receive government benefits.
Chapter 10 Assignment GOVT 101
10.1 Determine characteristics of the federal judiciary and implications of the
In a criminal action, the _ is the person or party accused of an offense.
Chapter 8 Assignment
8.1 Describe the constitutional foundations and primary roles of the presidency.
All of the following are presidential roles except
a. Senate party leader in chief.
b. Federalist in chief.
c. Administrator in c
Chapter 11 Assignment
11.1 Trace the roots of civil liberties in the original Constitution and their
subsequent development in the Bill of Rights.
The state of New York cannot deprive its citizens of their right to practice their
GOVT 101 Chapter 9 Questions
9.1 Outline the constitutional roots of the federal bureaucracy, its different types of
federal organizations, and its employees.
Which of the following describes the spoils system?
a. Applicants must fill out an application a
Chapter 5 Assignment
6.1 Assess the implications of the election rules in the United States.
Which system allows political parties to secure legislative seats and power in proportion
to the number of votes they receive in the elect
Test sept 21st.
Political culture and money from oil revenue fueled corruption
o Ex. 1983 gov race: Edwards v. Treen
o More money spent than any other non-presidential race
Per-capita (money per person spent) is near the top
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
1) SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
a. Elected at the beginning of each legislative session only straight
party vote in legislation
i. Floor scheduling
ii. Bill referral to standing committees
iii. Appointments to select and confer
Act I Power of Congress
Two centers of power (both congressional elaboration:)
1) party leaders
2) committee structure
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
1) Party Leaders:
a. Most powerful person in house is Speaker of the House (at current
time, N. Palosi)
Article II Judicial Power
- one supreme court
- interior court
Judiciary Act of 1789
- created federal judiciary as we know it today
- supreme court
- court of appeals
- district court
Federal Judges are subject to impeachment
- trial in the house