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  1. Government

    Would someone mind checking my answers? Thanks! (Answers at bottom) And if anyone is willing to explain the final two questions to me and maybe help, thatd be much appreciated. 1.) "In the late nineteenth century, political leaders in the United States

    asked by Halibut on May 11, 2018
  2. Government

    What is a definition of citizenship? -having been born in a country -being a full and equal member of a nation -having pledged to respect and support a governments's values****** -fulfilling all the responsibilities and having all the rights of living in a

    asked by Lexi on October 7, 2016
  3. Government

    1. Which of the following is true about the formal amendment process for the Constitution? A. Only citizen may propose an amendment. B. Only Congress may propose an amendment. C. Both houses of Congress may pass a resolution to propose an amendment. D. The

    asked by Michael on September 12, 2016
  4. government

    Highlight four limitations on the rights of a citizen

    asked by muhammad on April 12, 2017
  5. government

    How does the recent use of the filibuster compare to how it used in the past? How might it be used in the future? Use details from the textbook to support your answer.

    asked by winnie on February 14, 2018
  6. Government

    Explain the principle of checks and balances as it relates to the power of the president. Provide one example to support your explanation.

    asked by Jane on September 10, 2018
  7. Government

    which of the following is an example of the principle of checks and balances? A)President can veto an act of congress. B)Members of congress have the power to raise their own salaries C)Federal courts have the power to hear cases involving federal law

    asked by Fred on September 2, 2016
  8. Government

    Which of the following is a true statement about the power of congress? A. Congress may overrule the bill of rights B. Congress may pass any law necessary and proper to carry out it enumerated powers C. Congress may overrule decisions by federal judges D.

    asked by Mila on October 26, 2016
  9. Government

    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.

    asked by girly girl on March 14, 2018
  10. Government

    Explain five ways that a president can leave office.

    asked by Anonymous on October 31, 2015
  11. Government

    Why did the Framers of the U.S Constitution include a legislative branch in the new government?

    asked by Susie on October 5, 2016
  12. Government

    1. Read this excerpt from the textbook about state legislators. " The rate of turnover and legislative seats is fairly high although it tends to vary from state to state and time to time. In a given year some 20% of all lawmakers around the country are

    asked by M on January 4, 2017
  13. Government

    The Intolerable Acts led to most directly to which event? A. Stamp Act Congress B. Constitutional Convention C. First Continental Congress D. Second Continental Congress The Framers Included the Supremacy Clause in the Constitution for the purpose of? A.

    asked by Irene on September 12, 2016
  14. Government

    1. Which of the following policies represents current American foreign policy? a. isolationism b. detente c. containment d. international cooperation*** 2. When President Obama chose multilateral engagement as a foreign policy, which past policy was he

    asked by girly girl on March 14, 2018
  15. Government

    True or False 1: The governor is the chief executive of the state. 2: The governor commands the militia. If I could have help on The Executive Branch in Georgia's State Government Practice that'd be great.

    asked by Werr werr on January 17, 2018
  16. government

    1. The Framers of the US Constitution supported political parties. A) True B) False 2. The US is predominantly a multiparty system. A) True B) False 3. The main focus of major parties is to nominate candidates and get them elected. A) True B) False 4. The

    asked by Allison on June 27, 2013
  17. Government

    which is true statement about the North American Free Trade Agreement? NAFTA is the most successful of the world's largest free trade zone in the world. NAFTA has established the largest free trade zone in the world. NAFTA was created after world war 2 to

    asked by Anonymous on December 6, 2017
  18. Government

    1. The U.S. Constitution's Article I, Section 1 created the office for the U.S. president. A) True B) False 2. The term of office for a House member is two years. A) True B) False 3. Two requirements for members of the House are that they must be 25 years

    asked by Allison on July 9, 2013
  19. Government

    Pros and cons of the great society???

    asked by Rodeo~Babe on April 4, 2018
  20. government

    two results of having a brief Constitution that is a basic framework, rather than a specific plan, of governmen

    asked by anonymous on November 18, 2014
  21. Government

    1. "A peice of coastal land, and surrounding fishing areas, has been occupied by a fishing society for centuries. This society does not have any government, or knowledge that any larger government rules over them" Do political scientists consider the

    asked by Lexi on September 29, 2016
  22. Government

    How is the number of Electoral College seats per state determined? -by the number of delegates assigned to the state -by the total number of House and Senate representatives -by the traditional number signed under the 12th amendment -by giving each state

    asked by Lexi on October 6, 2016
  23. Government

    What is the significance of john marshall’s ruling in Marbury v. madison? Provide example of the impact of this ruling.

    asked by american government on February 25, 2019
  24. Government

    Use what you've learned about the structure of Russia's government and the power of its branches to describe how public policy is created in Russia today

    asked by Teezy on May 18, 2017
  25. Government

    The only two states that are exceptions to the unit rule for awarding electoral votes are: A.Michigan and Montana. B.New Hampshire and Vermont. C.Maine and Nebraska. D.Georgia and Louisiana. I don't know.

    asked by Calvin on December 20, 2011

    5. Which of the following examples best represents how the vice presidency has evolved over time? A. Vice Presidents are now presidents on waiting B. Vice Presidents powers have decreased overtime C. Vice Presidents fill vacancies of cabinet posts D. Vice

    asked by Ban on October 6, 2017
  27. 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 Anonymous on February 6, 2018
  28. government

    Which statement BEST describes the philosophy of Sir Robert Filmer? A. Kings derive their power from the consent of their subjects. B. Kings have a divine right to absolute authority over their subjects. C. Government’s principle duty is to protect the

    asked by sam on September 8, 2014
  29. government

    Every governor has certain judicial powers. Which is a judicial power that allows a governor to release a prisoner before his or her sentence is fully served? A. parole B. sentence veto C. adjournment D. recall

    asked by Charlette on April 2, 2012
  30. Government

    A president's policy initiatives are significantly more successful when the president. A.has the strong support of the American people. a former member of congress. on good terms with other world leaders. in office when the economy goes bad,

    asked by Calvin on December 20, 2011
  31. government

    write acrostic poem on federalism

    asked by mike on February 6, 2017
  32. Government

    The President can choose to get rid of democracy. True or False?

    asked by Olivia on June 25, 2013
  33. government

    Which institution developed outside the limits of the written Constitution of the United States?

    asked by aj on February 10, 2012
  34. government

    Constitutional scholars have pointed out there is an inconsistency in Justice Marshall's opinion with respect to what the constitution specifically provides. What is that inconsistency?

    asked by susie on April 8, 2010
  35. government

    what does national unity preach. mention 5 institutions that promote national unity.

    asked by gabriella on April 8, 2013
  36. government

    what is the greatest restriction on appeals in the united states

    asked by Anonymous on October 5, 2013
  37. Government

    Which of the following statements about the size of state legislatures is true? All states are required to have legislatures of equal size. State legislatures vary in size, but usually have a smaller upper house. State legislatures are always based on the

    asked by Anna Lowe on April 30, 2018
  38. Government

    What is meant by “standards of justice have not always been met”? Provide examples of some efforts that have been made to reach the goals of justice at all?

    asked by Rachel on September 12, 2015
  39. Government

    Hello, I need this question explained. You don't have to give me the answer ,but I just need a break down order to know what direction i need to go in. I know what it means to be political..I guess Im just confused by the question. Please Help ! (

    asked by Natalie on May 2, 2011
  40. Government

    How is the principle of federalism connected to the idea of limited government?

    asked by american government on February 25, 2019
  41. government

    congress passes a law to establish prior constraint on all social media the federal government will install software on all devices that will approve all information before it is uploaded through any device. * is this constitutional?

    asked by Jackson on October 30, 2017
  42. government

    What is the relationship between constitution and constitutionalism?

    asked by kemi on December 31, 2014
  43. Government

    1: Which of the following responsibilities are held by the legislative, rather than executive, branch? (Select 2) A: writing and voting on new laws(my answer) B: providing social programs to citizens C: selecting new judges for federal courts D:

    asked by Lexi on October 4, 2016
  44. Government

    1. How is the I.S. constitutional government designed? Select 2 that apply. - The Judicial System is controlled by the legislature - the three branches of government can check and balance each other - Powers not given to the federal government are reserved

    asked by Lexi on September 29, 2016
  45. Government

    1. States must honor each other's laws and court decisions according to... (C) A) 1st Amendment B) Privileges and Immunities Clause C) Full Faith and Credit Clause D) Revenue Sharing 2. The National Government can enter a State to restore order in cases of

    asked by Allison on June 26, 2013
  46. government

    the framers of the constitution called for the president to be elected by: A)congress B)a direct vote of the people C) A BODY of electors D)the state legislature. i think b that's how it is now we vote

    asked by Anonymous on September 29, 2008
  47. Government

    1. compare the following styles of democratic government: federal, confederal, and unitary. describe where they derive their power and where the power is located in each of the three styles?? I am stuck on this question, could I get some help?

    asked by Bor on January 17, 2018
  48. Government

    1: how does someone become a member of the supreme court?(1 point) > by popular election and senate approval*** >by judicial appointment and presidential approval >by presidential appointment and senate approval >by senatorial appointment and judicial

    asked by HELP on September 20, 2016
  49. Government

    The relationship between constitution and constitutionalism

    asked by Promise on June 3, 2019
  50. government

    What is the purpose of the other sixteen amendments other than the Bill of Rights?

    asked by anonymous on October 8, 2014

    What part of the government is most removed from control of the people?legislative, executive, judicial Which of those three is composed of people NOT elected by the registered voters?? ?? It must be judicial Is that right? Right. =)

    asked by Suzanne on October 22, 2006
  52. Government

    How do today’s national conventions differ from those of 50 years ago?

    asked by Anonymous on November 7, 2015
  53. Government

    1. How is the supreme court equal to the other branches of government? a. It has the same powers as the legislative branch and executive branch. b. It enforces the laws along with the president. c It creates laws like the legislative branch. d. It

    asked by Government Help on January 2, 2017
  54. Government

    Please check my answer~ What is the key difference between a federal government and a confederate government? A.In a federal government, local governments have the most power. In a confederate government, a central government has the most power. B.In a

    asked by Mara on September 8, 2016
  55. government

    which act first established a federal commission to investigate claims of individual voter discrimination? a. civil rights act of 1957 b. civil rights act of 1960 c. civil rights act of 1964 d. voting rights act of 1965 i think its d.

    asked by jere on December 23, 2007
  56. government

    When a trial has not jury but rather only a judge hearing and deciding the case, this is called a _______________________. (Like Judge Judy)

    asked by Noami on July 25, 2013
  57. government

    Wtat is legitimate government? Outline any four features of legitimacy? What is simple majority sysyem? Outline four demeits of the system

    asked by fatima on April 12, 2017
  58. Government

    Imagine you are on a committee studying whether or not to make changes to the Electoral College system. What would you recommend? In a well-written paragraph, explain your position with at least three reasons.

    asked by Amethyst on December 4, 2015
  59. government

    Which of the following rights is NOT included in the Fifth Amendment? A. privacy B. double jeopardy C. trial by jury D. due process apologies for the repost, but I asked this a while ago and did some thinking. the fifth amendment discusses

    asked by dbh on April 18, 2019

    Why did the makers of the Constitution provide "Filters" between the voters and the U.S. Senate and the presidency? The French revolution convinced many that the masses sometimes got out of hand, so in the Constitution, the States Legislatures chose the

    asked by Suzanne on October 22, 2006
  61. Government

    Please help me with government 1. The 10th amendment to the Constitution reads as follows: " The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."

    asked by M on December 24, 2016
  62. Government

    Asha lives in a nation that has a legislature and a prime minister. Citizens in her country vote in elections to elect their legislative representatives. Then parliaments appoints the prime minister. 1. Explain why a student would chose "limited, because

    asked by Lexi on October 21, 2016
  63. government

    What are two alternatives for the high case load fo the supreme court?

    asked by polly on November 17, 2011
  64. Government

    Is the U.S. or Texas Constitution better? I know the facts and amendments of each but I cannot choose which is better. Can someone list some reasons why one might be better than the other to help me get some ideas for my essay. Thanks.

    asked by |-/ on March 21, 2019
  65. Government

    How do party whips influence legislation?? Please help!!

    asked by Dani on October 31, 2016
  66. Government

    I need help on these two questions these are my answers. The U.S Congress is a bicameral branch of government in which each state A) Is represented based on population in the House of Representatives and is equally represented in the Senate B) Elects

    asked by Amanda on January 15, 2017
  67. Government

    In contrast to the speaker of the House,the Senate majority leader: A. plays a key role in formulating the majority party's legislative positions. B. seeks to develop influential relationships with his/her colleagues. C. Holds a position that is defined in

    asked by Calvin on December 6, 2011
  68. Government

    A bill has been approved in the House and Senate, albeit in slightly different versions. The bill now goes to A) the president for her/his veto or signature. B) a conference committee. C) the standing committees in the House and Senate where the bill

    asked by Mini on February 20, 2011
  69. government

    on the average which group of people occupy the majority of seats in congress a. african americans b. white, middle aged men c. women d. asian americans b, although i wish it was c :)

    asked by jere on January 14, 2008
  70. government

    explain the difference between ensuring domestic tranquility and providing for a common defense

    asked by alyssha on May 15, 2008
  71. 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

    asked by my_crafting on December 11, 2018
  72. government

    The governor is the chief executive officer in the state. Which officer is the chief legal officer in the state? A. secretary of state B. attorney general C. lieutenant governor D. state auditor

    asked by Charlette on April 2, 2012
  73. government

    what is the purpose of presidential primaries a. to help choose delegates to the parties' national conventions b. to choose members of the electoral college c. to elect a new president and vice president d. to elect state officials b or ...

    asked by jere on January 15, 2008


    asked by Anonymous on November 8, 2018
  75. government

    Information is the primary tactic employed by interest groups. For example, a study by John Deakin revealed that 40% of the legislation introduced into Congress was written either entirely or in part by interest groups. Why would members of Congress

    asked by Anonymous on October 18, 2008
  76. Government

    After reviewing these powers and responsibilities of the president, which powers should be taken most seriously and where do you see the president being taken to task the most? Where are those really pivotal issues being as far as the responsibilities of

    asked by Jodi on June 5, 2019
  77. government

    which fact disqualifies a person from representing utah in the senate a. the candidate was born in guatemala b. the candidate is 43 years old c. the candidate lives in utah but works in idaho d. the candidate has been a citizen for 8 years wow, really

    asked by jere on December 27, 2007
  78. government

    Which of the following BEST describes a public opinion? A. A public opinion is an idea stated publicly. B. A public opinion is the official opinion of the president. C. A public opinion includes all opinions that exist in a population. D. A public opinion

    asked by dbh on June 4, 2019
  79. Government

    1) The portion of the population selected to participate in a poll is known as the a. public b. population c. deliberative group d. sample e. focus group 2) A sample that does not overrepresent any portion of the population and whose responses can

    asked by sam on October 11, 2008
  80. government

    why is a senator's term in office different in length than that of a representative's a. senators' terms are shorter because they require less experience than representatives do b. senator's terms are longer so they can be staggered' therefore, a majority

    asked by jere on January 15, 2008
  81. government

    In which direction has the geographic distribution of the American population shifted in the last 50 years? A. northeast B. southeast C. north D. southwest I'm thinking between A or B (perhaps B since I could have sworn I saw something about it in one of

    asked by dbh on June 4, 2019
  82. Government

    I am doing a project and one of the questions is How have elections changed since 1988? I did some research but I couldnt find anything specific as to what has changed ever since Bush VS Dukakis ran for president

    asked by Anonymous on May 16, 2019
  83. Government

    What does the difference in the number of colonies that sent delegates to the Stamp Act Congress versus the First Continental Congress indicate about what was happening in the colonies? A. The colonies were now ready to break away from Britain B. The

    asked by Brighton on February 1, 2017
  84. government

    Which specific part of the Fourth Amendment did NSA surveillance arguably violate? A. “supported by Oath or affirmation” B. “unreasonable searches and seizures” C. “to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects” D. “no Warrants

    asked by dbh on April 23, 2019
  85. Government

    What are some reasons why the President was given almost unlimited military powers? What are some possible positive and negative effects resulting from the scope of the President's military power? The effective conduct of a war requires a strict obediance

    asked by Nichole on May 13, 2007
  86. Government

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

    asked by Nobody (i have no body) on December 10, 2018
  87. Government

    Why is the power shown in marbury v madison an important part of the us system of government? A. It established the right of the legislature to make laws B. It established the right of the executive to veto laws C. It established the right of the judiciary

    asked by Charlie on February 15, 2019
  88. government

    the federalist papers were written to what? win support for the constitution in new york expose the lack of civil liberties protected in the constitution urge ratification of the constitution in virginia condemn the constitution for the absence of any

    asked by tom on May 11, 2011
  89. Government

    could someone check my answers please? for the first one I chose C and the second one I choose A Which power of state legislatures is being described in this excerpt from the textbook? In short, that extraordinarily broad authority is the power to

    asked by Extrapeppermint on November 30, 2017
  90. government

    what is the implied power expressed by the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a. congress's ability to make laws is severely limited by the constitution b. congress is given limited authority to interpret reserved powers c. congress must

    asked by jere on January 15, 2008
  91. government

    Which of the following separates the American political party system from that of western European nations? A. American political parties have national reach. B. Most European nations only have one political party. C. Most European political parties have

    asked by dbh on June 4, 2019
  92. government

    Using the Internet, encyclopedia, and/other reference material for research, write a 1,000-word report on feudalism in the history in one of the following countries: •France •England •Germany Include the approximate years when feudalism began and

    asked by mindy on November 5, 2011
  93. government

    Which of the following BEST explains why African American voter turnout is traditionally lower than white American voter turnout? A. African American voters do not favor either political party. B. African Americans faced decades of structural barriers to

    asked by dbh on June 5, 2019
  94. government

    Which of the following describes a difference between the women’s and the civil rights movements of the 1950-1960s? A. The women’s movement was tied to the antiwar and student protests of the 1960s; the civil rights movement was not. B. The civil

    asked by dbh on April 24, 2019
  95. government

    Why do Keynesian economists believe that government has to intervene on the side of demand in a recession? A. It is congruent with Marxist economic theory. B. Any resulting deficits can be balanced with trade surpluses.***? C. Because in recessions, even

    asked by dbh on June 4, 2019
  96. government

    Fixed tenure of office is associated with?

    asked by MR TRUMP★★★ on April 1, 2019
  97. Government

    When James Madison wrote in the Federalist Papers, "What is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?" what was he saying about human nature? a. that the type of government shows a lot about human nature**** b. that human

    asked by girly girl on April 13, 2018
  98. government

    Why did the framers of the Constitution fear 'excessive democracy'? In what ways were the framers able to limit its influence on the structure of government?

    asked by mia on June 6, 2017
  99. government

    all treaties must be approved by a two thirds vote of a. the senate b. the house c. both houses of congress d. the supreme court a.

    asked by jere on January 14, 2008
  100. government

    2. A whistleblower makes allegations against the vice president. Which of the following actions is Congress NOT empowered to take? a)impeaching the vice president b)investigating the allegations made against the vice president c)holding committee hearings

    asked by dbh on April 17, 2019


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