Posts by CHRISTOPHER

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informal Logic
Catherine goes to her local movie theater only to see romantic comedies. Since Catherine did not go to the movies yesterday, there is not a romantic comedy playing at her local theater. The reasoning above is flawed because the evidence (Points : 1) does not suggest that ...

informal Logic
Just because Dasha provided wisdom and inspiration in a speech doesn’t mean that all sages use speeches to provide wisdom and inspiration.

informal Logic
All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage. Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above? (Points : 1) Just because Dasha is a sage doesn’t mean that...

informal Logic
Professor Hathaway’s research can be used by other scientists to create useful applications.

informal Logic
The untimely death of Professor Hathaway halted his groundbreaking research into the uses of solar power. It therefore appears that Hathaway’s research will not result in practical applications. Which one of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the argument? (...

American Goverment
a court of original jurisdiction.

American Goverment
A district court is considered to be (Points : 1) a court that determines the validity of a law. a place where decisions from state courts can be appealed. a court to settle disputes between Congress and the President. a court of original jurisdiction.

a
The President defers to the senator of the state where the district court is located when approving a district court judge.

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Which of the following is true regarding senatorial courtesy? (Points : 1) An individual who wants to be a district court judge would contact the President to ask for an appointment. The President defers to the senator of the state where the district court is located when ...

American Goverment
speech so dangerous that society would immediately and irreparably harmed.

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The Supreme Court in Whitney v. California clarified clear and present danger to mean (Points : 1) speech so dangerous that society would immediately and irreparably harmed. speech that protested against the Supreme Court. free speech would only be dangerous if it was followed...

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moving the Civil Rights Movement into its next phase by promoting equal opportunity.

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Affirmative action is about (Points : 1) making financial amends for slavery. achieving a color blind society in America. moving the Civil Rights Movement into its next phase by promoting equal opportunity. enrolling more minorities than whites in universities.

American Goverment
ended racial segregation in schools, at the workplace, and by “public accommodations.”

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The 1964 Civil Rights Act (Points : 1) required localities to bus students in order to end racial segregation. overturned the 1921 anti-boycotting law. ended racial segregation in schools, at the workplace, and by “public accommodations.” required voters to pass a ...

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speech may be abridged when it creates a clear and present danger.

American Goverment
The case of Schenck v. United States established that (Points : 1) free speech is an absolute and unlimited civil liberty. speech may be abridged when an individual finds it offensive. speech may be abridged when it creates a clear and present danger. nothing can be considered...

American Goverment
determine how many federal districts there would be.

American Goverment
The Judiciary Act of 1789 established all of the following except that the Supreme Court would (Points : 1) have one Chief Justice. have five associate justices. sit in two sessions each year. determine how many federal districts there would be.

American Goverment
the preferences of the majority of justices.

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When the Court decides a case, it bases its decision on (Points : 1) the preferences of the majority of justices. past precedent. the prevailing public opinion. what it thinks that Congress wants to hear.

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often a mixed decision with majority, dissenting, and even concurring opinions.

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When the Supreme Court hands down a decision, it is (Points : 1) often a mixed decision with majority, dissenting, and even concurring opinions. always a unanimous 9-0 decision. a law forever and can never be overturned. always free of politics.

American Goverment
an agency is in the service of its clientele and their interests come before the public’s interest

American Goverment
to establish the principle of civilian control of the armed forces

American Goverment
The reason that the President is called the Commander-in-Chief in the Constitution is because the Framers wanted (Points : 1) to provide the President with authority over the secretary of defense. to establish the principle of civilian control of the armed forces. to establish...

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the President and Congress do not have much control

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In an independent agency, (Points : 1) Congress has considerable control. the President has absolute control. the President and Congress do not have much control. the agency is answerable to the Supreme Court.

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the Constitution.

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The authority of agencies in the Executive Branch of government comes from (Points : 1) the Constitution. Congressional delegations of authority. executive prerogative. executive Branch membership.

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merit.

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In the American civil service system, workers are hired on the basis of (Points : 1) merit. partisan politics. loyalty. test taking ability.

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it was ordered by impartial rules or laws

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For Max Weber, the bureaucracy was the highest form of rationality because (Points : 1) bureaucrats would become cogs in the wheel. it was impersonal. it was personal. it was ordered by impartial rules or laws.

American Goverment
must veto the entire bill.

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When the President vetoes a bill he (Points : 1) must veto the entire bill. may veto the items he thinks are not important. must submit his veto recommendation to his entire Cabinet for approval. must justify his veto to Congress.

American Goverment
either the New Hampshire primary or the Iowa caucus

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History has demonstrated that a candidate who wants to secure his party’s nomination must often win (Points : 1) only presidential primaries. only participatory caucuses. only big state primaries. either the New Hampshire primary or the Iowa caucus.

American Goverment
win the popular vote but not have a majority vote in the Electoral College.

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become President without having a recount of ballots.

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The 2000 presidential election is an example of where it is possible to (Points : 1) win the popular vote but not have a majority vote in the Electoral College. become President by losing both the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary. become President without having a ...

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Congress has more public support domestically and less internationally than the President.

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Congress defers to the President because he is the sole foreign policy organ.

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A foreign policy president tends to be stronger than a domestic policy president because (Points : 1) presidents usually have stronger foreign policy backgrounds. Congress has more public support domestically and less internationally than the President. Congress defers to the ...

Math
The number of sequence is 17 ,the second is 3.what is the first number?

American Goverment
it receives a unified budget prepared by the President’s Office of Management and Budget

American Goverment
When Congress prepares a budget (Points : 1) it collects estimates from each Executive department separately. it receives a unified budget prepared by the President’s Office of Management and Budget. it figures out on its own how much each department needs. it creates an ...

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the Madisonian system prevents grand sweeping action.

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Policy making in the United States is made through incrementalism because (Points : 1) the Constitution prohibits grand sweeping steps. the Madisonian system prevents grand sweeping action. incrementalism is more efficient. incrementalism produces the best possible policy

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holding the executive branch accountable through legislative oversight

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Congress represents the larger public interest by (Points : 1) maintaining power of the purse. forming specialized committees to address legislative issues. holding the executive branch accountable through legislative oversight. authorizing the President to go to war.

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political action committees prefer to give to members who support their interests.

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members of Congress can use unlimited amounts of money from the U.S. Treasury for their campaigns

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The nature of campaign finance tends to favor incumbency because (Points : 1) members of Congress can use unlimited amounts of money from the U.S. Treasury for their campaigns. political action committees prefer to give to members who support their interests. members need to ...

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do what they think is right and vote their conscience

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live by public opinion polls.

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According to the trustee model of representation, members of Congress (Points : 1) live by public opinion polls. do what they think is right and vote their conscience. do as their constituents instruct them. obey the dictates of the White House.

Goverment
it allows the national government to subordinate the states to its will.

Goverment
Despite the greater federal authority in the federal relationship, federalism is still important for all the following reasons except that (Points : 1) it provides the best means of developing a vast country because it allows for experimentation. it may stimulate the interest ...

goverment
the federal government’s power of the purse

goverment
The basic tool in fiscal federalism is (Points : 1) the federal government’s power of the purse. the federal government’s ability to raise armies. the federal government’s ability to sue states. the Interstate Commerce Clause.

American Goverment
they have greater discretion because monies are fungible.

American Goverment
States and localities might prefer block grants to categorical grants because (Points : 1) they can spend money any way they choose. they have greater discretion because monies are fungible. they can completely ignore federal policy priorities. they can use state and local ...

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who gets what, when, and how.”

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Harold Lasswell defined politics as (

American Goverment
return to first principles

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Samuel P. Huntington defined “creedal passion periods” as periods when Americans (Points : 1) demand redistribution. seek to find new values. return to first principles. demand smaller government.

American Goverment
Mobilization will always lead to violence.

American Goverment
Schattschneider’s “mobilization of bias” is characterized by all except: (Points : 1) Mobilization will always lead to violence. The two sides to a conflict include actors and spectators. One side seeks to localize the conflict. One side seeks to socialize the ...

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the concept of American exceptionalism

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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

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Congress’s expressed powers

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the power of constitutional review.

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the Supremacy Clause

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The basis in the Constitution for expansive congressional authority is

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the concept of American exceptionalism

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Human agency

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the idea that government may never restrict citizens’ liberty

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is core to the notion of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” in the Declaration of Independence

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the possibility of holding a convention in secret.

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the lack of authority to impose uniform commercial regulations among the states

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The Annapolis Convention was called to address (Points : 1) the lack of authority to raise armies. the lack of authority to impose uniform commercial regulations among the states. the inability of the Continental Congress to pay revolutionary war veterans. the possibility of ...

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British institutions of government were good but they became corrupt.

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Those who attended the Constitutional Convention believed that (Points : 1) England was an evil society. America had made a great mistake in fighting the revolutionary war. British institutions of government were good but they became corrupt. America would only achieve ...

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it allowed states with larger populations to have more representatives in the House and each state to have the same number of votes in the Senate

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The Connecticut Plan was called the Great Compromise because (Points : 1) it allowed states with larger populations to have more representatives in the House and each state to have the same number of votes in the Senate. it allowed slave states to keep their slaves. it ...

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they needed to finance wars in Europe and provide defenses of the colonies.

American Goverment
The British kept imposing new taxes on the colonists because (Points : 1) they wanted to show who was boss. they wanted to oppress the colonies. they needed to finance wars in Europe and provide defenses of the colonies. they wanted the colonists to learn proper respect for ...

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must not choose one person’s good over another.

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Liberalism rests in a conception of equality whereby the government (Points : 1) must not choose one person’s good over another. must ensure that we all have the same possessions. must provide everybody with healthcare. must redistribute wealth in order to achieve fairness.

math
If a emery has 10 3- pound books, how many 2-pound books does he have

Math
How do you find the surface area of a rectangular pyramid?

math 2nd grade
One box holds 16 crayons. Another box holds 24 crayons.Write a sentence using words that compares the crayons in the two boxes.

pre algebra
there is 100 bacteria in a petri dish. every 30 minutes the bacteria doubles. how muchbacteria will there be in 3 hours.

Computer Science
Write a program to compute an employee’s weekly pay and produce a pay slip showing name, gross pay (i.e. pay before deductions), deductions, and net pay (i.e., pay after deductions).

Math 1
write an equation to represent the following situation the sum of tree consecutive odd integers.

Math
A boat sails 40km from point A to point B, east of A on a lake. Lodge P is south of point A. Another lodge Q is south of point B. The bearing of Q from point A is S52degresE and the bearing of P from B is S39degresW. If P is 60km from Q, calculate the bearing of lodge Q from ...

Math
Add a term to b^2 - 4/5b to make the expression a perfect square. Write the results as the square of a bracketed expression.

Math
The first three terms of an arithmetic progression are t, 2t-1, 2t+4. Calculate the value of t.

Math
In a triangle ABC, PQ is the midpoint of AB and AC. PQ = 2cm, BC =3cm. The area of trapezium PQCB = 10cm^2. If the area of triangle APQ = xcm^2. Calculate the value of x.

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