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  1. American Government

    1. Which of the following describes a major difference between legislators at the federal and state levels? (1 point) Many state legislators are appointed rather than elected. Many state legislators do not live in the districts they represent. Many state

    asked by Lord Please Help me on November 29, 2017
  2. American Government

    Which adjective best describes how the necessary and proper clause of the US Constitution is often interpreted by the federal government? a. brittle, meaning that it falls apart when used in a legal argument b. elastic, meaning it can be expanded as

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 17, 2017
  3. American Government

    1) Why are independent regulatory commissions considered quasi-legislative? A) They are part of the legislative branch B) The rules and regulations they make have the force of law** C) They are independent of the executive branch but not the legislative

    asked by Juliet on November 17, 2016
  4. american government

    1. Which of the following government actions have the greatest impact on promoting racial equality and housing? A. The passage of the title IX amendment to the civil rights act of 1964 B. The passage of the civil rights act of 1968 C. The Supreme Court

    asked by v on November 3, 2017
  5. American Government

    1) What characteristics do bureaucracies share? Select all that apply. A) formal rules** B) generalized jobs** C) clearly defined goals D) chain of command** E) elected staff 2) Which of the following is part of the executive branch bureaucracy? A) the

    asked by Juliet on November 14, 2016
  6. American Government

    1) Which of the following is a function of the executive branch? A) writing legislation B) administering the law** C) challenging legislation in court D) repealing law 2) Which of the following reasons best explains why Congress enacted the War Powers

    asked by Juliet on November 8, 2016
  7. American Government

    1) The Executive Office of the president is commonly called "the president's right arm" because it hosts agencies composed of which of the following? A) congressional leaders from the majority party B) influential members of various political parties C)

    asked by Juliet on November 15, 2016
  8. American Government

    4. What type of court proceeding is being described in this excerpt from the textbook? The judge instructs the jurors to find a true bill of indictment against any and all persons whom the prosecuting attorney brings to their attention and whom they think

    asked by Lord Please Help me on November 29, 2017
  9. American government

    Why did the office of Vice President become more important with the more responsibility as the twentieth century progressed?

    asked by Me on October 25, 2016
  10. American Government

    Check my answers please 1. Which of the following describe the role of an entrepreneur in a capitalist economic system? (I need to select 2) A. Someone who combines the factors of production into a business B. Someone who decides how much regulation the

    asked by M on January 6, 2017
  11. American Government

    Check answers? 1) What is the main difference between the formal and informal qualifications for the House of Representatives? A) Formal qualifications are outlined in the Constitution**** B) Formal qualifications do not have to be followed C) Informal

    asked by Mary on October 7, 2016
  12. American Government

    3. Which of the following statements about the president's judicial powers are true? Select all that apply. A- The president's amnesty power pardons those who have violated the law. B- The president's can pardon himself from impeachment C- The president's

    asked by Becky on December 6, 2016
  13. American Government

    "With the existing colonies or dependencies of any European power we have not interfered and shall not interfere....Our policy in regard to Europe...Remains the same, which is, not to interfere in the internal concern of any of its powers..." 1) Which

    asked by Juliet on November 21, 2016
  14. American Government

    Please check my answers 1. Political parties and interest groups differ in which of the following ways? A. Individual interest groups infuse more money into politics than political parties. B. Interest groups represent ideologies of members, whereas

    asked by M on December 20, 2016
  15. American Government

    Please check my answers 1. Which of the following make up the structure of nearly all county governments? (I need to choose 4 answers) A. Appointed bureaucrats B. Boards or commissions C. A county judge D. Elected officials E. A governing body F. A justice

    asked by M on January 4, 2017
  16. American Government

    "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

    asked by Leon on May 23, 2017
  17. American Government

    1) what kind of speech does the first amendment protect? A)commercial speech B)defamation C)obscenity D)political speech ------ 2)In Snyder V. Phelps, the supreme court ruled in favor of the protesters. which of the following facts influenced their

    asked by Check Please on October 21, 2017
  18. American Government

    When Alabama's governor refused to end the policy of segregation in public universities, he invoked which common argument for separation of powers under federalism? A.states' rights B.checks and balances C.direct initiative D.bicameral legislation I think

    asked by Anon on November 26, 2016
  19. American Government

    The federal government sets requirements that all public schools must follow,while state governments set standards listing what students need to learn. this is an example of which constitutional system? a. dual federalism b. cooperative federalism*** c.

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 17, 2017
  20. American Government

    1. "Americans of all ages, all conditions, and all dispositions, constantly form associations... not only for commercial and manufacturing but of a thousand other kinds -- religious, moral, serious, futile, extensive or restricted, enormous or diminutive.

    asked by M on December 20, 2016
  21. American Government

    what kind of state court system is set up so that trial courts hears those cases arising within its own district, circuit, or county, no matter what the subject might be? A. appellate courts B. geographically based courts C. state supreme courts D unified

    asked by Leslie on November 25, 2016
  22. American Government

    Check answers? 1) When the Framers created the legislative branch of government, why did they decide that this branch would have a bicameral structure? A) They wanted to ensure equal representation for each of the thirteen states. B) The Framers formed a

    asked by Scarlett on October 5, 2016
  23. American Government

    Coordinating voter registration and preparing ballots for statewide elections are duties of which state administrator? a. attorney general*** b. treasurer c. governor d. secretary of state

    asked by Elise Bedford on May 18, 2017
  24. American Government

    1) which of the following describes the supreme court's role in defining constitutional principles? A) the supreme court plays a minimal role in defining constitutional principles. B) the supreme court uses judicial review as a tool to define

    asked by Roxanne Lloyd on February 14, 2017
  25. American Government

    Aside from racial segregation, why did Alabama's governor refuse to end the policy of segregation in public universities? a. He wanted to maintain the separation of powers in the federal government. b. He believed that the states' rights doctrine put this

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 17, 2017
  26. American Government

    Which of the following statements is true of the Soviet union in the decades after the Bolshevik revolution? A. The Soviet Union failed to industrialize or become a military power B. The Soviet Union became a democratic republic with an emphasis on

    asked by Elise Bedford on May 19, 2017
  27. American Government

    A state judge decides that, because a couple lived together for many years, they must split their assets equally between them now that they have ended their relationship, despite not being legally married. He bases his decision upon other court cases in

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 18, 2017
  28. American Government

    Read the excerpt from the state constitution of Arkansas, which was adopted in 1874. No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the state, for a

    asked by Mac on April 4, 2018
  29. American Government

    In what ways were the early state constitutions similar to the U.S. Constitution?

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 17, 2017
  30. American Government

    The question in every case is whether the words used are used in such circumstances and are of such a nature as to create a clear and present danger that they will bring about the substantive evils that Congress has a right to prevent. –Schenck v. United

    asked by Joey on December 12, 2016
  31. American government

    A filibuster to block a vote on a bill is possible a.Only in the house, which is almost unrestrained. b.Only in the senate, which is almost unrestrained. c.Mostly in the house, but occasionally in the senate. d.Mostly in the senate, but occasionally in the

    asked by Gisselle on September 25, 2017
  32. American government

    According to this chart, what is one result of the federal reserve sharply decreasing the discount rate? a. deflation occurs as the economy expands b. deflation occurs as the economy contracts c. inflation occurs as the economy expands******* d. inflatioon

    asked by . on May 10, 2017
  33. American Government

    Which of the following individual actions most influences government and political decision making? B- voting in local and national elections.

    asked by Becky on March 7, 2017
  34. American Government

    Please check my answers 1. Which kind of policy was the troubled asset relief program (TARP)? A. It was a fiscal policy and I could buy the federal government to prevent inflation B. It was a monetary policy enacted by the federal government to expand the

    asked by M on January 6, 2017
  35. American Government

    "In politics, a political party acts as a 'bonding agent' to ensure the good performance of it's candidates and elected officeholders." USE THE QUOTATION TO ANSWER THE QUESTION 1. How do parties typically ensure the good performance of their candidates? A.

    asked by Alice Keign on November 7, 2016
  36. American government

    Explain why a president might make an executive agreement rather than negotiate a formal treaty.

    asked by Me on October 25, 2016
  37. american Government

    1. if a majority of committee members support a bill, what is likely to happen? A. The committee will pigeonhole the bill B. the committee will report the bill favorably to the floor C. the committee will rewrite the bill D. the committee will report the

    asked by Leslie on September 25, 2016
  38. American Government

    how did the founding fathers allow each president the freedom to assemble a good administration? A. they outlined specific guidelines in the constitution B. they outlined introductions in the federalist papers C. they left the organization of the executive

    asked by Leslie on September 29, 2016
  39. American Government

    4. What is the strongest argument for supporting a jury system? a. to ensure that regional differences don't create differences in the law b. to ensure fairness through consideration of the verdict by more than one person*** c. to check the power of the

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 18, 2017
  40. American Government

    Explain why a President might make an executive agreement rather than negotiate a formal treaty. Include one advantage and one disadvantage of an executive agreement.

    asked by Elise Bedford on May 18, 2017
  41. American Government

    Please check my answers. 1. Which of the following is a reason explaining why prison populations have increased dramatically? A. Many prisons have close down making the ones that remain overcrowded. B. Many new prisons have been built inspiring states to

    asked by M on January 5, 2017
  42. American Government

    The media is often called the fourth branch of government in what ways can it check the other branches? (2 answers) a. It can vote to impeach the president b. It can investigate areas of legislative concern c. It can share information with the public about

    asked by RoxJen on April 10, 2017
  43. American Government

    As the country has grown and evolved, so too has the Executive Office of the President and the independent agencies. Give four specific examples demonstrating how the evolution of the executive branch has mirrored the evolution of the nation. Include at

    asked by Elise Bedford on May 18, 2017
  44. American Government

    7. Which of the following six organizing principles are evident in Articles I – III of the U.S. Constitution? Select all that apply. A. Limited government.*** B. Separation of powers. C. Judicial review.*** D. Checks and balances. 8. Which of the

    asked by Abby on February 1, 2017
  45. American Government

    Name the two factors that give federal courts jurisdiction over a case. Give an example of each.

    asked by Jackie on January 3, 2017
  46. American Government

    when Alabama's governor refused to end the policy of segregation in public universities he invoked which common argument for separation of powers under federalism? A. States' rights *** B. Checks and balances C. Direct initiative D. bicameral legislation

    asked by Hi ;) on December 10, 2018
  47. American Government

    Which statement does NOT characterize Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech? 1.)It openly criticized the Governor of Alabama My Answer2.)It supported the peaceful congregation of peoples of all races and religions 3.)It pointed out racial

    asked by Mackenzie on February 13, 2012
  48. American Government

    1) Which of the following would be most likely to occur if there were no nominating step in American electoral politics? A) Many people would run and the best, most qualified candidate would win. B) Many people would run and the winner would be elected

    asked by Juliet on November 7, 2016
  49. American Government

    I need help on my American Government quiz.. Not looking for answers but for someone to see if mine are right, and if not, to help me out. Thanks! 1. When categorizing the Executive Offices of the President, what can you assume when noting the number of

    asked by K on November 14, 2016
  50. American government

    help plzz summarize the specific methods used by interest groups in order to influence governmental decision making in all three branches of government. provide at least two examples from each branch

    asked by kylie on April 15, 2019
  51. 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

    asked by Kidthelearner on August 25, 2016
  52. American Government

    How have NATO's operations changed over time ? A.) NATO only directs peacekeeping measures now B.) NATO no longer defends Western Europe C.) NATO has fewer member countries now than when it began D.) NATO's activities now include crisis management and

    asked by Taylor on November 2, 2016
  53. American Government

    Which of the following best explains a benefit of splitting the head of state and head of government roles between the monarch and the prime minister? a. The monarch can become involved in crafting public policy. b. The prime minister can aggressively

    asked by Elise Bedford on May 19, 2017
  54. American Government

    Consider the expressed, nonlegislative powers related to patents and copyrights. Why did the Founding Fathers include these ideas in the expressed powers of Congress? How have patents and copyrights contributed to U.S. history and identity? I have no idea

    asked by Brighton on March 3, 2017
  55. American government

    What is the difference between a regular session of Congress and a special session of Congress? A) A regular session has all the members, while a special session only has a few members B) A regular session is for making laws, while a special session if for

    asked by Nashaia on October 7, 2016
  56. American Government

    I need help with this question: Select one of the six organizing principles of the Constitution and apply it to the Bill of Rights. How is that principle supported or limited in the Bill of Rights

    asked by Abigail on March 6, 2017
  57. American Government

    Please check my answers 2. What does congressional power of the purse refer to? A. Congress taxes all individuals who earn money in the US B. Congress taxes all corporations who make a profit in the US C. Congress finances the federal government and all

    asked by M on January 6, 2017
  58. American Government

    As the country has grown and evolved, so too has the Executive Office of the President and the independent agencies. Give FOUR specific examples demonstrating how the evolution of the executive branch has mirrored the evolution of the nation. Include at

    asked by Emily on March 18, 2017
  59. American Government

    These following questions are the only ones on the test I do not understand! Please help!!!!! :/ 6. Which is the BEST paraphrase of the first stanza of “The Olympic Swimmer”? A. Athletes from across the globe train to compete in the Olympics, but only

    asked by Ashley on December 16, 2016
  60. American Government

    The federal government sets requirements that all public schools must follow, while state governments set standards listing what students need to learn. This is an example of what constitutional system? A. dual federalism B. cooperative federalism C.

    asked by Jane on November 26, 2016
  61. American Government

    5. Which of the following is an example of checks and balances in government? A. Congress can override a presidential veto by a two-thirds vote in each house. B. The legislature and judiciary work together to enact legislation. C. The president appoints

    asked by Abby on February 1, 2017
  62. American government

    The equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment prohibits states from denying "any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws." How does the language of the equal protection clause show intention to safeguard all groups civil

    asked by Leslie on November 16, 2016
  63. American Government

    The city council of Smallton has just chosen a new chief administrator. She will carry out the policies of the council and hire department heads. If the council is not pleased with her work, it has the ability to dismiss her at any time. Which form of city

    asked by Daniel on November 2, 2017
  64. American Government

    Why do presidents prefer federal judges who tend to agree with their views?

    asked by Erica on January 4, 2017
  65. American Government

    "No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years...." -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 17, 2017
  66. American Government

    Which of the following is the best evidence in support of the view that the United States is a nation of immigrants? A. Declaration of Independence B. Emma Lazarus' poem "The New Colossus" C. Bill of Rights D. Chinese Exclusion Act Thank you!

    asked by Savanna on March 16, 2017
  67. American government

    Name the two factors that give federal courts jurisdiction over a case?

    asked by Me on November 7, 2016
  68. American Government

    in the case of schenck vs united states justice oliver wendell holmes jr wrote: "the most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic." this is an example of what kind of rights? a.

    asked by Alice Keign on December 14, 2016
  69. American government

    Which of the following accurately summarizes the different purposes of the First and the Second Continental Congresses? A.The First Continental Congress was held to write new laws for the colonies, while the Second Continental Congress implemented those

    asked by Kidthelearner on August 23, 2016
  70. American government

    What are arguments for and against electing judges rather than an executive appointment or legislative selection?

    asked by Mgk_best_music on April 18, 2019
  71. American Government

    the power of congress to print money is one of the legislative? A.Implied powers B.Expressed powers C.Inherent powers D.Nonlegislative powers

    asked by Keef.IBH on September 28, 2017
  72. American Government

    Which part of the Constitution was at issue in the nullification crisis? a. the Supremacy Clause b. the Elastic Clause*** c. the Necessary Clause d. the Interstate Commerce Clause

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 17, 2017
  73. American Government

    Give at least two reasons why the Articles of Confederation were inadequate to meet the needs of the time.

    asked by Bessy on October 24, 2016
  74. american government

    2. which of the following reflects a difference between debate on the House and the Senate floors? A. debate in the senate has very few restraints B. the minority party in the senate manages debate on the floor. C. representatives in the house may

    asked by Leslie on September 25, 2016
  75. American Government

    1. Thomas Hobbes and John Locke were European philosophers who influenced American founding documents with which theory? A. social contract theory B. divine right of kings theory C. no taxation without representation theory D. equal pay for equal work

    asked by Jessica on September 19, 2016
  76. American Government

    Consider the expressed non-legislative powers related to patents and copyrights. Why did the founding fathers include these ideas in the expressed powers of Congress? How have patents and copyrights contributed to U.S. History an identity?

    asked by Anonymous on December 13, 2016
  77. American Government

    A woman is asked to serve on a jury. Instead of hearing two sides of the case, she only hears from the prosecutors, who ask the jury to decide whether they think someone is probably guilty. The state will only arrest the person and hold a formal trial if

    asked by Anon on November 26, 2016
  78. American Government

    Why do presidents prefer federal judges who tend to agree with their views?

    asked by Emily on January 22, 2017
  79. American Government

    Which adjective best describes how the Necessary and Proper Clause of the US Constitution is often interpreted by the federal government? A. brittle, meaning that it falls apart when used in a legal argument B. elastic, meaning it can be expanded as needed

    asked by Leon on May 9, 2017
  80. American Government

    12. Read this excerpt from the U.S Constitution. To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term

    asked by Jessica on September 21, 2016
  81. american government

    what expressed powers show that the framers wished congress to have the power to secure the nation against? 1. raise armies and a navy 2. establish a federal post office 3. levy taxes, duties, and excises 4. regulate interstate commerce 5. govern the

    asked by leslie on September 24, 2016
  82. American Government

    How does creating increased competition, such as free trade zones, impact supply and demand? A. The price of goods goes up due to an increase in supply B. The price of goods goes up due to a decrease in demand. C. The price of goods goes down due to an

    asked by Nya on May 30, 2019
  83. American Government

    6. What is the only official role of the vice president? A. Lead the national committee on the president's party. B. Organize presidential commissions. C. Preside over the Senate. D. Vote in case of a tie in the Supreme Court. 7. What best describes a

    asked by Hannah on November 8, 2016
  84. American Government

    Which of the following are required for a fair trial? the trial is speedy and public the defendant is afforded legal representation the judge issues a gag order to preserve the rights of the defendant. jury members are impartial and residents of the region

    asked by Steve on February 23, 2018
  85. American Government

    Which statement does NOT characterize Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech? 1.)It openly criticized the Governor of Alabama 2.)It supported the peaceful congregation of peoples of all races and religions 3.)It pointed out racial problems in the

    asked by Sierra on February 14, 2012
  86. American Government

    I want to see if my answers are right. Here are just a few for now. 1. Which statement accurately explains the key difference between the divine right of kings and a constitutional government? A. The divine right of kings and a constitutional government

    asked by Abby on February 1, 2017
  87. American Government

    which of the following are types of crimes defined under criminal law? civil common felony misdemeanor tort my answers are civil and felony is that correct

    asked by Leslie on November 25, 2016
  88. American government

    1) If angels were to govern men. neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessarywhich of the following supports Madison's belief that internal and external controls on government are necessary?A) the black lives matter movement

    asked by .....,....... on January 26, 2017
  89. american government

    Describe the process by which a case is accepted and heard by the supreme court

    asked by fendi on March 14, 2019
  90. American Government

    This dynamic also applies to same-sex marriage. The challenged laws burden the liberty of same-sex couples, and they abridge central precepts of equality. The marriage laws at issue are in essence unequal: Same-sex couples are denied benefits afforded

    asked by RoxJen on April 10, 2017
  91. American Government

    Which statement best explains the oversight function of congressional committees? It protects the president from overreach by the Senate and the House. It is one of the checks the legislative branch holds over the executive branch.

    asked by Mr. Smiley on November 10, 2016
  92. American government

    If a majority of committee members support a bill, what is likely to happen to it? A. The committee will pigeonhole the bill B. the committee will report the bill favourably to the floor C. The committee will rewrite the bill D. The committee will report

    asked by confused on September 20, 2018
  93. American government

    How have NATO's operations changed over time ? A.) NATO only directs peacekeeping measures now B.) NATO no longer defends Western Europe C.) NATO has fewer member countries now than when it began D.) NATO's activities now include crisis management and

    asked by Taylor on November 21, 2016
  94. American Government

    What is the principal reason for incorporating a city? a. for the convenience of the residents who live there*** b. to work in partnership with the county government c. to formally enlarge a town that preexisted d. to increase the power of a state

    asked by Elise Bedford on April 24, 2017
  95. American Government

    Hello all! Just would like to check some answers, I am fairly confident them, but you never know! 1.What is a legitimate government? a. one in which government leaders obtain and keep power by using force b. one that offers the fastest solution to a

    asked by Jessica L. on September 10, 2016
  96. American Government

    I am having difficulty completing the following essay questions..... Explain the purpose of THE FEDERALIST PAPERS and their effect on American founding documents. What are standing committees in Congress? What duties and functions do they perform? Include

    asked by Abby on January 10, 2017
  97. 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

    asked by Taylor on November 1, 2016
  98. American Government

    PLEASE HELP URGENT How has the power of congress evolved through the Necessary and Proper Clause? What role did McCulloch v. Maryland play in this evolution?

    asked by Anonymous on December 13, 2016
  99. American Government

    14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an

    asked by Becky on October 11, 2016
  100. American Government

    which of the following are examples of civil liberties? select all that apply. A) shooting a person in anger B) protesting on a busy street C) speeding in traffic D) not incriminating yourself in court E) serving in the army My answers are B & D

    asked by Steve on February 23, 2018

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