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1. Presidents Bush and Obama's foreign policies with Iran were different for what reason?
a. President Bush employed the Monroe Doctrine; President Obama did not.
b. President Bush preferred to isolate the adversary; President Obama engaged the adversary.
c. President Bush employed sanctions frequently; President Obama refused.
d. President Bush promoted democracy; President Obama preferred communism.****

2. In Amtrak, the head positions are appointed by the president, and the profits it makes are turned back to the company to make improvements. How is Amtrak classified?
a. independent agency, government corporation****
b. independent agency, independent regulatory commission
c. Executive Office of the President Department
d. Joint Committee of Homeland Security

Nixon in 1968 and Clinton in 1992 both had only a 43 percent plurality of the popular votes, while winning a majority in the Electoral College (301 and 370 electoral votes, respectively).
3. Which of the following is demonstrated by these elections? Select all that apply. (THIS HAS 2 ANSWERS)
a. The Electoral College system produces a clear winner in an election.
b. The Electoral College is not the most representative method of electing the president.****
c. The Electoral College should clearly be changed to direct popular vote.
d. The Electoral College avoids contested conventions.
e. The Electoral College is a time-honored traditional that should stay as is.****

ANSWERS
1. d
2. a
3. b and e

  1. girly girl

    3. a and b

  2. Reed

    1 - NO
    2 - yes
    3 - a and b are the best answers.

  3. girly girl

    I have done a little more research on both foreign policies with Iran and I believe I have the right answer for number one. Is the answer b?

  4. Reed

    President Obama was not and is not a communist! That's a ridiculous answer I agree with B.

  5. girly girl

    Thank you Reed!

  6. Reed

    You're welcome.

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