Elise Bedford

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  1. 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 on April 17, 2017
  2. 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 on April 17, 2017
  3. 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 on May 18, 2017
  4. 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 on April 17, 2017
  5. 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 on May 19, 2017
  6. 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 on April 18, 2017
  7. American Government

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

    asked on April 17, 2017
  8. 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 on April 18, 2017
  9. 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 on May 18, 2017
  10. 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 on May 18, 2017
  11. 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 on May 19, 2017
  12. 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 on April 17, 2017
  13. 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 on April 17, 2017
  14. 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 on April 24, 2017
  15. American Government

    What is the role of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)? How does it influence the economy? Explain the difference between capitalism and communism. What role does the government play in each type of economic system?

    asked on May 18, 2017
  16. American Government

    In which major form of city government does the lack of a chief executive make it difficult to assign responsibility for key leadership issues? a. the commission form*** b. the council-manager form c. the mayor-council form d. the town meeting form

    asked on April 24, 2017
  17. American Government

    Which method is most often used to propose amendments to state constitutions? a. a constitutional convention is held to propose amendments b. a petition proposes the amendment and begins the initiative process c. a new amendment is proposed in a session of

    asked on April 17, 2017
  18. American Government

    Over time, what has been the trend of rural vs. urban population in the United States? a. The rural populations have developed extensive farmland to continue being essential. b. The rural populations have increased, and the urban populations have

    asked on April 24, 2017
  19. American Government

    All state legislators possess which broadly defined power that allows them to protect and promote the health and safety of citizens? a. police power*** b. nonlegislative power c. veto power d. judicial power

    asked on April 17, 2017
  20. American Government

    The use of referendums and petitions is an example of what kind of legislation? a. executive b. partisan*** c. policy d. direct

    asked on May 18, 2017
  21. American Government

    Article IV. The people of this commonwealth have the sole and exclusive right of governing themselves, as a free, sovereign, and independent state; and do, and forever hereafter shall, exercise and enjoy every power, jurisdiction, and right, which is not,

    asked on May 18, 2017
  22. American Government

    What is the purpose of city planning? (2 answers) a. to fulfill federal government requirements*** b. to correct past mistakes*** c. to create an opportunity for state and local governments to cooperate d. to gain federal funding for city planning efforts

    asked on April 24, 2017
  23. American Government

    What is the purpose of state appellate courts? A: They verify that lower state courts have acted appropriately B: They create new laws requested by voters C: They allow the accused to bypass lower courts and grand juries D: They retry cases and allow

    asked on May 18, 2017
  24. American Government

    "The rate of turnover in legislative seats is fairly high, although it tends to vary from state to state and time to time. In a given year, some 20 percent of all lawmakers around the country are serving their first term in office." What factor listed

    asked on April 17, 2017
  1. American Government

    is it c?

    posted on May 19, 2017
  2. American Government

    give me any references or websites that would help me

    posted on May 18, 2017
  3. American Government

    Direct, right?

    posted on May 18, 2017
  4. American Government

    Treasurer, right?

    posted on May 18, 2017
  5. American Government

    a?

    posted on May 18, 2017
  6. nutrition and wellnesss

    What are the choices?

    posted on May 18, 2017
  7. American Government

    is it d?

    posted on April 17, 2017