1:Why did the Framers decide that federal judges should be appointed for life rather than elected every few years?
A:Appointed judges are not swayed by public opinion.***
B:Appointed judges follow the president's goals for the country.
C:Appointed judges understand the Constitution better than elected judges.
D:Appointed judges take their jobs more seriously than elected judged.
2:"His 1863 Emancipation Proclamation...freed Confederate slaves but scholars still debate whether it rested on any firm constitutional foundation."
Based on the excerpt, which statement best illustrates the impact of Lincoln's proclamation on government?
A:It increased the influence of the legislative branch.
B:It caused the voters to elect a Democratic Congress.
C:It allowed slaves to vote during the American Civil War.
D:It expanded the power and scope of the executive office.***
Which of the following is a restriction on congressional power over the federal courts? A. The power to create or expand federal courts B. Judges being constitutionally appointed for life terms C. The authority of Congress to
Which of the following can create political pressure on federal judges? A. Judges can be impeached by Congress. B. They are appointed for life. C. The budget for the judiciary is controlled by Congress. D. Both A and C are
A few questions that I can't find answers to in the book: How does the Constitution attempt to keep [federal] judges independent and removed from politics? What role does the U.S. attorney play in the federal judicial system?
The type of jurisdiction to consider the decisions of lower courts is known as _______________. (1 point) appellate original limited juvenile*** 2. Which of the following courts would hold jurisdiction over the violation of a
12. In 1900, how were members of the United States Senate chosen? A. They were elected by the people. B. They were appointed by their state legislatures. C. They were appointed by the governor of their state. D. They