American Government Please Check

1. In relation to the balance of power, why is the evolution of the position of majority leader necessary? Select all that apply. (2 answers)
a. because the power established by the Constitution of the president of the Senate does not establish a strong enough leader in the Senate
b. because the president of the Senate is in line for the presidency
c. because the majority leader must balance the power of the Senate with his support of the judiciary***
d. because the House of Representatives has the power to impeach the president
e. because the power to run day-to-day business in the Senate must come from within the legislative body***

2. Why is cloture rarely invoked in the Senate? Select all that apply. (3 answers)
a. because the president of the Senate doesn't vote for it
b. because it is difficult to achieve the required three-fifths vote***
c. because it was outlawed by an amendment in 1932 during the Great Depression
d. because then cloture would be increasingly invoked and would lose its power***
e. because the party in power during the use of the nuclear option in November 2013 promised never to use it again
f. because it curtails the democratic process***

3. Why is a bipartisan committee to redraw district lines likely the best solution to the problem of gerrymandering?
a. because the judiciary has already exerted its effort in a futile manner on the issue
b. because if it was solved by the party in power, when they lost power, the other party would reverse their actions***
c. because both the House of Representatives and the Senate must participate in the solution
d. because the seniority rule dictates a bipartisan committee

Thank you in advance.

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  1. I am really trying to determine if my answers are correct and would love for someone to check them. I am almost positive that 2 is right, but I am not very sure about the others.

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  2. Please keep the same name for your posts.

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    Ms. Sue
  3. Sorry for the confusion.

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  4. Another tutor with more specific knowledge of the way our government functions may have more to add.

    1. I agree with you on e, but not c.

    2. I agree with your choices.

    3. Choice b makes sense, but there may be another. Not sure.
    https://www.policymap.com/2017/08/solutions-to-gerrymandering/
    Scroll down about 3/4ths of the way to read Potential Solutions (and note that even this group doesn't see it happening!).

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  5. This helped a lot Writeacher!! Thanks!!!!!

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  6. You're welcome.

    Be sure to check back in case another tutor has further thoughts.

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