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political science
An important reason for why public policy and public opinion may not coincide in the United States is that... a) the American system of government includes arrangements, such as an appointed judiciary, which may produce policy decisions that run contraty to prevailing popular ...
March 14, 2012 by tina

us history
What big idea of American government does The House of Burgesses Fall under? Delf Government, Limited government, representative government or common law.
September 18, 2008 by Ali

american government
Through the grants of power in Constitution,the Framers sought to: a)define the powers of state government b)create a government in which sovereignty was invested in the national government only c)enumerate the rights of individuals d)both empower government and limit it. IS B...
June 23, 2010 by vedrana

American Government
What is each of the following responsible for? Local government, State government, Federal government
August 23, 2008 by Sadie

American Government
What are the characteristics of American democracy? How does American democracy differ from the theory of democratic government?
July 18, 2014 by slomomo

american government/ economics
A constituion: is a unitary form of government., sets out the principles and structure of a government., is a part of federal system of government ., is devolped only for democratic governments. i think its b.if not correct please, thank you
September 20, 2008 by Anonymous,

American History
What statement best describes Jefferson's attitude toward government? A. He wanted a larger and more powerful government. B. He wanted a smaller federal government with reduced taxes, military, and bureaucracy. C. He believed that a government wasn't needed to run the United ...
October 13, 2016 by aj_4you

American Government
Do you believe that the United States Government is following the Constitutions five basic principles of Popular Sovereignty, Limited Government, Seperation of Powers, Checks and Balances, and Federalism? List your reasoning for each please!
October 22, 2010 by Amy

American Government
What are the implications for judicial review on American Democracy? Should any branch of government be able to review the actions and legislation of the others? Is this good for democracy or does it concentrate too much power in one branch???
September 15, 2009 by ggift

American History
The failures of the Articles of Confederation showed that A.) The new government had to be powerful. B.)State government had to be all-powerful. C.)The people should not grant powers to the government . D.)The government should not guarantee individual freedoms.
September 30, 2013 by Gayle

american government
there are five main principles that form the basis of rules that ensure our democratic government. discuss each and present an example that shows how our government is not obeying each principle
July 20, 2010 by emma

American Government
This is a matching part and I already got the rest but I can't get these two. Here are the questions from column 1: 1. metropolitan government 2. county government Here are the choices from column 2: d. form of government that began largely in the agricultural southern ...
April 28, 2011 by Cheryl

History
A major purpose of Fort Gibson in Oklahoma Territory was to A. hinder Plains Indians’ attempts to migrate to eastern United States territory B. coordinate the resettlement of American Indians arriving from the American southeast during the early to mid-1800s C. civilize ...
September 19, 2014 by Katt♥Bobby

American Government
if there was one fundamental element of American democracy what would it be?
July 21, 2010 by Denise

American Govt
What expectations does the American public have of the federal government?
October 22, 2013 by Gregory

american government
judicial review is the power of the american courts to:
January 21, 2013 by melissa

American Government
According to the Declaration of Independence, the power of the government is based on _____.
August 24, 2011 by Kease.F.DCPS

american government
the government of u.s. is: federal, authoritian , unitary, parliamentary. i think its c or a
September 20, 2008 by Anonymous,

government
Why congress enabled to dominate the American government in the nineteenth century?
November 30, 2008 by may

American Government
According to the Anti-Federelist, to strong a government meant?
April 23, 2011 by Patricia Smith

american government
What is the most common form of government in the world today?
May 21, 2012 by Anonymous

civics/american history 10th grade
How does the Constitution provide for the system of federalism in the American form of government?
November 1, 2011 by GABBY:)

us government
what are the six goals of american government as indentified in the preamble
February 20, 2009 by mary

american government
explain how and why entitlements affect government spending
January 21, 2010 by russ

American Government
What are some of the criticism of a democratic style of government ? ...
March 22, 2011 by bubba

American Government
The Constitution created a confederate system of government?
July 26, 2012 by Isis

Civics
Why did the framers of the constitution include the system of checks and balances? To ensure the powers of each branch of government are limited and checked by another branch To create a process for the American people to choose their representatives for government branches To...
January 6, 2015 by jeje

american government
a government is ruled by one person who? presidential, constitutional, unitary, dictatorship,i thinks its a or d im not sure
September 20, 2008 by Anonymous,

American National Government
What is a current event example that illustrates the power of one branch of government to check another?
February 3, 2010 by Sarai

government
What factors enabled congress to dominate the American government in the nineteenth century? Was the problem a series of weak president?
November 22, 2008 by tt

American History
What does the Constitution not list the reserved powers of? The choices are Congress, President, state government, or national government
October 1, 2013 by Jack

american government
2. In federalism, the national government (Points : 1)
November 25, 2012 by Ben

american government
With unfunded mandates, the national government?
June 29, 2014 by james

American Government
The fourth branch of government refers to
May 25, 2015 by Joshua

American Government
With which of the following statements would the Founding Fathers have disagreed? A.Government, which exists to regulate the behavior of the people, must itself be regulated. (B.) For the sake of simplicity, all the powers of government should be controlled by one small group ...
July 26, 2012 by Isis

government
hey i need help in this question Is there ever a time where american citizens disagreed with the way the government is handling things in the past?
October 3, 2011 by sara

American government
The U.S. government is divided into three branches. What is this an example of? A. Separation of power*** B. Federalism C. Confederate system D. Interpretation
August 22, 2016 by Kidthegamer

American Government
Why aren't all forms of discrimination unconstitutional? In what cases might it make sense for the government to discriminate between types of people?
February 15, 2012 by Nannielee

american government
just to make sure my answers is A) national government the delegated powers belong to the:but the other choices are B)the states C) congress D)the president
September 20, 2008 by Anonymous,

american government
a federal government is one which:
September 20, 2008 by Anonymous,

social science
what are the effects of the declaration of independence and its influence on early american government? why is it still considered one of the most important documents in american history?
September 21, 2009 by chris

ASAP Help thankies everybody History
Why did Congress pass the Tariffs of 1816, which raised the price of British made goods? a. The government wanted to encourage people to buy American-made products to help American businesses grow. b. The government wanted to weaken the British economy and put British ...
January 28, 2014 by thegirlwhoneedsyourhelp<3

u s government
Who was the first u s government member that was an African american? Was it P.B.S. Pinchback? Pinchback was a Louisiana governor, but there were African-Americans elected to local offices before him. Joseph Rainey was the first African-American to serve in the U.S. government...
January 17, 2007 by Holly

American Government
Explain who the Federalists and Anti-Federalists were, then compare and contrast their views on the following issues: human nature, the proper scale of government, the nature of representation, separation of powers/checks and balances, the purpose of government, and stability ...
July 18, 2013 by Anonymous

American Government
The nominating process? A.chooses new government officeholders. B.selects political-party leaders. C.narrows the field of possible candidates D.all the above
May 25, 2011 by John Delarosa

American History
What was one reform the Progressive movement achieved? direct election of U.S. senators reduction of government regulation religious involvement in government elimination of prohibition
May 27, 2012 by Alex

American Government
Citizens of the United States are required to do which of the following? A) memorize the Pledge of Allegiance. B) vote**** C) pay taxes D) marry an American citizen I choose B if not C maybe? Can you correct me if i'm wrong.. thanks!!
September 23, 2016 by Unknown

history part 2
Woodrow Wilson became president of the United States after winning the election of 1912. He won again in 1916. One of the reasons he won was his A. decision to send American troops to Europe to fight in World War I. B. record of helping reform American business and government...
December 10, 2014 by Help

American Government
Since the 1970s, the Supreme Court has interpreted the Equal Protection Clause as prohibiting the government from making "_____" distinctions between people. I honestly don't get this...Please help
February 8, 2012 by Roseanna

American Government
The Constitution establishes rules that the United States government must observe. There are five main principles that form the basis of these rules and ensure our democratic government. In a minimum of three well-developed paragraphs, list, define, and discuss each of these ...
October 22, 2010 by Cheryl

American Government
Does it matter if the Federal government or the state governments get to decide if the Federal government exceeded its authority? If yes, how? If the federal government decides if it has exceeded its authority, then obviously it's going to decide that it hasn't. The states are...
February 9, 2007 by Lauren

American Government
which of the following best describes the interpretation of the constitution by a strict constructionist? A. favors a powerful national government that exercises implied powers B. favors a strong president and the necessary and proper clause C. favors a very limited role for ...
September 24, 2016 by Leslie

american government
current information on what Congress is doing. Find out all you can about what Congress is up to and how their actions will influence the American population
August 23, 2011 by dokl

American government
power is a. the influence another person's behavior by. having many advanced weapons c. achieving voluntary consensus among groups d. persuading people to act independently of government authority Is it D?
March 12, 2016 by sallie

American Government
Share two examples in American history of how the people of America shifted their ideologies from one set of beliefs to another. Why did this happen? What were the political, economic and social conditions that led to this shift?
November 28, 2011 by Linda

American History
What does American democracy mean to mean to you as an individual? What are some of the criticism of this style of government?
July 14, 2009 by Sandra

American government
American foreign aid might be used to support which of the following foreign policies? A) Deterrence B) Containment C) Collective Security*** D) Isolationism
November 21, 2016 by .....

government
yellow journalism, explain how the media may or may not influence American foreign policy? Basically, what affect can the media have on the government’s decisions?
July 1, 2010 by Amanda

American Government, Lesson 1 Unit 3
When the Framers created the legislative branch of government, why did they decide that this branch would have a bicameral structure?
October 10, 2016 by Samantha

american government
the electoral college: A) creates and enfores the rules for elections B)is the group who elects the president C) provides the training for each federal elected official ,D) is the last vestige of our old parliamentary government.
September 20, 2008 by Anonymous,

American National Government
What is the American political system's greatest strengths and weaknesses? Here is what I have so far: One of the strengths is the federal government shares soveteignty with the states as well as the Supreme Court balancing the rights of each state. Earlier in history this ...
November 23, 2009 by B.B.

American government
why did the founding fathers think it necessary to create the articles of confederation ? A. to establish a monarchy to replace the british king B. to establish thirteen different governments with no central government C. to make peace with the british empire D. to establish a...
August 22, 2016 by leslie

american government
why did the founding fathers think it necessary to create the articles of confederation ? A. to establish a monarchy to replace the british king B. to establish thirteen different governments with no central government C. to make peace with the british empire D. to establish a...
August 22, 2016 by leslie

American National gOVERNMENT
Plea bargaining is another controversial practice in the American judicial system. Should the nature of the crime affect the defendant’s opportunity to plea bargain?
November 18, 2009 by Anonymous

Social studies
1.why were American Indians asked to moved? 2. Did the u.s government have the right to ask American Indians to move? 3.what were the benefits of accepting gifts and moving to indian territory.?
March 18, 2015 by Katy

American Government
Do you think the judicial branch is the least dangerous branch of government, why or why not?? Can you list an example that demonstrates the power of the supreme court??? I REALLY NEED HELP WITH THIS.
September 14, 2009 by ggift

American National Government
Theodore Lowi suggested the remedy for cumbersome bureaucracy was returning to juridical democracy. delegating even more authority. reducing the size of government. throwing money at the problem.
January 26, 2014 by Heather

government
all of the following are examples of groups that promote causes EXCEPT a. american civil liberties union b. american legion c. national rifle association d. sierra club i have NO clue. my guess would be... d
December 27, 2007 by jere

American Government
American foreign aid might be used to support which of the following foreign policy? A) Deterrence B) Containment C) Collective Security D) Isolationism My guess is B or possibly C? Definitely not A or D.
October 5, 2016 by Sarah

american government
American's founding have roots in: a)beliefs about the proper use of war b)commercial practices c)system of absolute rule d)religious beliefs IS D CORRECT ANSWER ?THANK YOU:)))
June 23, 2010 by vedrana

American National Government
The tendency of Congress to defer to the President in foreign policy has at times led to an American dictatorship. a plebiscitary presidency. an imperial presidency. active-positive presidents
January 26, 2014 by Heather

American History
Discuss actions of the U.S. Government toward Native Americans from the colonial period until 1890. Describe three specific events or issues that demonstrate the Government attitude and desires. Question 68 answers
February 21, 2008 by Arielle

American History
Political parties are a principal means by which the people’s will is made known to the government and government is held accountable to the people. Briefly describe party functions that achieve these goals.
December 15, 2015 by Alex

american government
which statement best describes the views stated in thomas paine’s common sense? A. citizens have the right to petition the government B. colonial government need a stronger system of courts C. colonies should declare their independence from Britain D. kings should dismiss ...
August 19, 2016 by leslie

african american history
On what basis were African Americans petitioning the government? 3) What impact did the Revolutionary Period have on African American aspirations for freedom?
October 25, 2016 by tgradxuy

POL201:American National Government
Theodore Lowi suggested the remedy for cumbersome bureaucracy was (Points : 1) A)returning to juridical democracy. B) delegating even more authority. C) reducing the size of government. D) throwing money at the problem.
April 6, 2015 by Loretta

American Government
19. One of the main reasons the Founding Fathers created federalism was because they believed that *A- dividing power among the states and the national government would prevent any governmental entity from abusing its authority. *B- local governments, if left unchecked by the ...
October 10, 2016 by Becky

History
Is anyone available to help me? I need to create a metaphor to describe the structure of our federal government The example they provided is "The American Government is a tripod; without each post, it would collapse." I can't find anything that fits very well. Any ideas on ...
October 1, 2015 by Abby

American Government
What statement is true about the legislative branch? A. It is divided into a senate and a house of representatives B. Members are selected for life C. It has no real authority D. It is more powerful than any other branch of government.
January 16, 2009 by Missy

history
which belief was held by most Progressives? a. the government should own American industries b. Houseing and health care should remain private c. the government should protect agricultural interests d. the government should intervene in unfair business practices i'm not sure ...
March 28, 2009 by history

American government
How does the 10th amendment shown below demonstrate a constitutional provision for limiting government? The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people. A.) It ...
September 1, 2016 by Taylor

Government
What elements of American constitutionalism have proved most influential? Least influential? Why? and Why has federalism, an American invention, proved especially popular in other countries?
May 28, 2009 by Paul

American Government
Describe the problems that surfaced under the Articles of Confederation (8-10 problems we discussed in class) soon after the Revolutionary War. Use these problems and give a brief overview of Article I, II, III, IV, V, VI and the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution and ...
October 21, 2009 by Mike

check american government
Why does the Constitution allow the Federal Government to levy taxes?The Constitution restricted the ablility of the Feds to tax and specifically forbids direct taxes like income tax, social security taxes and other payroll deductions. It was changed by Constitutional ...
October 26, 2008 by Anonymous

Quote
Can someone tell me if this is accurate..."this was the first time in human history that a group of people consciously created a government where non had existed before"?. This is about the Pilgrims that came to America Somehow you assume the inhabitants of Virginia that ...
October 2, 2006 by Anonymous

Am. History
As there was after World War II, there is a legitimate threat to Americans and the American way of life in the Post 9/11 world. Senator McCarthy used his influence to weed out suspected Communists from the American government. Are there any lessons to be learned from his ...
April 11, 2014 by Lib

American History
Why did many revolutionary leaders shaping the government of the new nation begin to find the principle of democracy troubling? How did they attempt to balance democracy with other concerns in the new government?
April 16, 2014 by Ayleen

government
What does it mean when a question is asking about the fundamental elements of American democracy. I am to pick an element of American democracy that I would like to change and why but I am confused as to exactly what it is talking about. Could someone give me an example?
September 23, 2009 by sam

American Goverment
is core to the notion of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” in the Declaration of Independence. (Points : 1) Human agency Pure unfettered liberty the idea that government may never restrict citizens’ liberty the concept of American exceptionalism
May 4, 2015 by Christopher

History Help?
What role did Stephen Austin play in the settlement of Texas by American colonists? He defeated Santa Anna's army, making it safe for colonists in the region. He convinced American colonists in Texas to declare their independence from Mexico. He received a large land grant and...
December 1, 2014 by William

American Government One Question Please Help!
Identify goals of American foreign policy that have changed since the end of the Cold War. Describe goals that have remained virtually the same. Thank You I Really Appreciate Your Help!!!!!!!!!!!!! ^-^
April 15, 2012 by LeXi<3

American Government
why does federalism create tension between state and national governments? A.) Both national and state governments share power. B.) state and local governments have no support from national government C.) states are not able to work with each other D.) the national government ...
September 4, 2016 by Taylor

Pos/110 american government
Can someone help please??? 1. Assignment: American Government Concepts • Resources: Chapter 1 of the text lists several key concepts in American government. Among these are government, politics, policymaking system, public policy, democracy, majority rule, minority rights, ...
March 30, 2011 by Ruth

American government
What are powers of the U.S. government that are named and listed in the Constitution called? A.expressed powers B.implied powers C.inherent powers D.prohibited powers
August 25, 2016 by Kidthelearner

History
Compose a brief essay between 400 and 600 words (not including your references list) in which you answer the following question, referring to and critiquing relevant ideas from at least three of the Week 2 readings as you develop your thoughts: QUESTION: What are the main ...
June 18, 2016 by Anonomus

us history
"the american war is over, but this is far from being the case with the american revolution." i need to know 1 more event or area of american life that represents this quote, i already have government and the Bill of Rights The United States is still revolting. We had the ...
October 3, 2006 by INEEDHELP!!!

history
I need help doing my introduction paragraph for my essay Describe the effects of the growth of Protestantism, and its development on: a)Settlement patterns in america b)the development of early american society c) the development of early American politics/government
September 23, 2012 by Megan

American Government
Which of the following interest groups is considered to have the most influence over Congress? A. The American Bar Association B. The Sierra Club C. The National Education Association D. The National Rifle Association
August 23, 2014 by Sharon

American government
I'm writing a paper explaining how the constitution and its european influences support our modern ideas about american citizenship and the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen Can someone help me like give me some ideas I'm stuck on this paper :/
November 1, 2016 by Taylor

American Government
To what concept does this excerpt refer? "whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such ...
August 19, 2016 by leslie

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