jere

Most popular questions and responses by jere
  1. 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 on December 23, 2007
  2. 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 on January 15, 2008
  3. 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 on December 27, 2007
  4. 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 on January 14, 2008
  5. 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 on January 15, 2008
  6. government

    which of the following steps in scientific polling comes FIRST? a. tabulating the data b. constructing the sample c. preparing valid questions d. defining the universe c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  7. 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 on January 15, 2008
  8. government

    which of the following is true of the house of representatives a. it currently has 100 members b. the total number of seats in the house is fixed by the constitution c. the number of terms a representative may serve is fixed by the constitution d. every

    asked on January 14, 2008
  9. government

    which of these statements about the california lieutenant governor is false a. the lieutenant governor is the president of the senate b. the lieutenenant governor is elected separately from the governor c. the lieutenant governor has never been from a

    asked on January 18, 2008
  10. governmnent

    the framers of the constitution favored bicameralism because a. two houses could block the acts of a single president b. it allowed for fair and equal representation of he states at the national level c. great britain had only one house of parliament d.

    asked on January 14, 2008
  11. government

    when the president recognizes a nation, he usually a. sends the nationa diplomatic representative b. declares the nation persona non grata c. declares war on the nation d. registers strong disapproval of the nation's government a.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  12. government

    the first battle over the implied powers of congress was fought over the creation of a. an army b. a direct tax c. a national bank d. a patent d

    asked on January 11, 2008
  13. government

    what event brought mcculloch v. maryland before the supreme court a. the state of maryland based its congressional districts on race b. the state of maryland attempted to tax federal bank notes c. the state of maryland governor disagreed with the power of

    asked on January 15, 2008
  14. government

    since 1968 the government has been dominated by a. the democrats b. neither major party c. the republicans d. minor parties c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  15. 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 on January 14, 2008
  16. government

    after president james garfield's assassination, the government began reforms in a. the number of cabinet departments b. the civil service system c. the constitution d. the executive branch b

    asked on January 16, 2008
  17. government

    why did the framers include the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a. to empower congress to pass laws needed to carry out the expressed powers b. to limit congressional powers to those expressly stated in the constitution c. to define the

    asked on January 14, 2008
  18. government

    the nominating process a. chooses new government officeholders b. selects political-party leaders c. narrows the field of possible candidated for an election d. all of the above c.

    asked on December 27, 2007
  19. government

    from 1932 to 1968, national politics was dominated by which party? a. the republican party b. the coalition of minor parties c. the federalist party d. the democratic party d

    asked on December 27, 2007
  20. government

    congress shares powers with the president in the field of foreign affairs. what other powers do congress and the president share? a. judicial powers b. postal powers c. territorial powers d. war powers b or c, but ill go with b.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  21. government

    how and when bills reach the floor of the house is decided by the a. ways and means committee b. rules committee c. appropriations committee d. judiciary committee d.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  22. government

    the major job of floor leaders is to a. oversee house sessions b. prevent filibusters c. veto bills d. gather party members' votes for upcoming bills a

    asked on January 11, 2008
  23. government

    what does it mean to reapportion seats in the house of representatives? a. house districts are changed based on elecion results b. newly elected representatives take their seats in the house c. the number of house seats for each state is changed based on

    asked on January 1, 2008
  24. government

    literacy tests worked to deny the right to vote to african americans primarily because a. all white voters had higher literacy rates. b. the tests were only required in southern states. c. african americanse were asked questions that were more difficult

    asked on December 23, 2007
  25. government

    the main reason that congress creates committees is to a. divide the workload b. educate new members c. introduce new bills d. create party power bases a.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  26. government

    the main way to end a filibuster is by a. a two thirds vote of the senate b. invoking the cloture rule c. convening a conference committee d. voting the filibuster out of office d.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  27. government

    the provisions of the voting rights act of 1965 and its amendments of 1970, 1975, and 1982 apply to: a. all national, state, and local elections b. federal elections only c. state and local elections only d. all federal and state elections, but not to all

    asked on December 23, 2007
  28. government

    which of the following is an example of the investigatory powers of congress? a. accepting a treaty made by the president b. the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations c. the power to lay and collect taxes d. gathering information useful in making

    asked on January 14, 2008
  29. government

    senators are elected to serve a. two-year terms b. three-year terms c. four- year terms d. six-year terms a

    asked on January 14, 2008
  30. government

    the federal trial courts with original jurisdiction over most federal cases are the a. district courts b. courts of appeals c. special courts a

    asked on January 19, 2008
  31. government

    which has not been a factor in the growth of presidential power a. the president's ability to take military action b. the president's clemency powers c. the president's ability to use the mass media d. the president's position as chief executive d.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  32. government

    all of the following are examples of groups that promote causes EXCEPT a. american civil liberties union b. american legion c. national rifle association d. sierra club i have NO clue. my guess would be... d

    asked on December 27, 2007
  33. government

    "universe" is a term used to describe a. a politician's constituency b. the entire group of persons sampled in a given poll c. the entire group of persons whose opinions a poll seeks to measure d. the group that supports the activities of an interest group

    asked on December 26, 2007
  34. government

    the governor of california has all of the following powers except a. the pocket veto b. the power to pardon convicted criminals c. the chief command of the california national guard a

    asked on January 18, 2008
  35. government

    in which role does the president act as a symbol of the american people a. chief administrator b. chief of state c. chief diplomat d. chief of party c or d. but im thinking c.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  36. government

    which of the following has the force of law although it does not become a law? a. a joint resolution b. a bill c. a concurrent resolution d. a resolution d.

    asked on January 11, 2008
  37. government

    which statement about the senate is true? a. it ahs two members from each state b. its members are chosen by state legislatures c. each member represents one congressional district d. seats are apportioned among the states according to their populations d,

    asked on December 27, 2007
  38. government

    all of the following are loopholes in the current federal election laws EXCEPT: a. the use of soft money for "party building" activities b. money spent by an independent person or group on behalf of a candidate c. the prominent use of issue ads d.

    asked on December 23, 2007
  39. government

    the prime minister of britain is a. popularly elected b. the leader of the majority party in the house of commons c. appointed by the president b

    asked on January 18, 2008
  40. government

    if no presidential candidate wins a majority of the electoral votes, the president is chosen in a. the senate b. both houses of congress c. the supreme court d. the house of representatives d.

    asked on January 11, 2008
  41. government

    the power that allows congress to take private property for such uses as an interstate highway system or a national park is a. the commerce power b. the power of eminent domain c. the borrowing power d. the power to tax a

    asked on January 3, 2008
  42. government

    the consensus of american opinion favors a. strict interpretation of the constitution b. neutral interpretation of the constitution c. no regard for the constitution d. liberal interpretation of the constitution d

    asked on January 3, 2008
  43. government

    all of the following are propaganda techniques EXCEPT a. presenting only one side of an issue b. using glittering generalities c. supporting a government policy change d. the bandwagon approach. im almost positive its c.

    asked on December 27, 2007
  44. government

    cases from the internal revenue service are often heard by the a. court of federal claims b. tax court c. court of appeals for veterans claims a

    asked on January 19, 2008
  45. 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 on January 15, 2008
  46. government

    when the president determines congress's agenda, he or she is carrying out the role of a. chief diplomat b. chief executive c. chief lefislator d. commander in chief b

    asked on January 15, 2008
  47. government

    the number of senate seats held by each state is a. set by the census bureau b. based on state populations c. the same as the number of house seats d. fixed by the constitution c.

    asked on January 14, 2008
  48. government

    a house district drawn to give an advantage to one political party is a. an off-year election b. a single-member district c. a gerrymander d. a census c.

    asked on January 3, 2008
  49. government

    a minor party focused on solving one problem in american life is a. an ideological party b. a splinter party c. a single-issue party d. an economic protest party c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  50. government

    the regular period of time during which congress conducts its business is called a a. prorogue b. session c. special session d. term uhm, prorogue isnt in the textbook. d?

    asked on December 27, 2007
  51. government

    what would be your BEST advice to a person who wants to learn more about political issues? a. watch only television news and commentary shows daily b. pay attention only to newspaper stories c. explore a variety of sources of political information d.

    asked on December 26, 2007
  52. government

    attitudes held by a significant number of people concerning governmental and political questions are known as a. the mass media b. public opinion c. interest groups d. public policies ...i think its b...

    asked on December 26, 2007
  53. government

    in a capitalist economy, the laws of supply and demand determine a. taxes b. social services c. prices c

    asked on January 18, 2008
  54. government

    the constitution makes no mention of them, yet these bodies play an essential role in the lawmaking process. their job is to sift through and decide the fate of bills. what are they? a. quorums b. committees of the whole c. standing committees d.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  55. government

    in 1997, 26-year-old representative harold ford jr became a member of the 105th congress. what happened the year before this that made his election possible? a. congress passed the voter registration act of 1997 b. congress lowered the age of a member of

    asked on January 15, 2008
  56. government

    the house rules committee may do all of the following except a. set conditions for considering a bill b. speed up consideration of a bill c. prevent consideration of a bill d. attach amendments to a bill c.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  57. government

    which of the following is a way a bill can become a law without the president's signature a. the president delegates the signing of a bill to the vice president b. the president waits until the congress is not in session c. the president fails to act on

    asked on January 15, 2008
  58. government

    all the following expressed powers belong to congress EXCEPT a. the power to declare war b. the power to tax imports c. the power to naturalize citizens d. the power to raise an army d.

    asked on January 14, 2008
  59. government

    in the steps of the legislative process, the event that would happen last in the house is a. placement on a calendar b. a rule by the house rules committee c. referral to a subcommittee d. debate on the floor b

    asked on January 11, 2008
  60. government

    most nominations today are made by a. self-announcement b. caucus c. convention d. direct primaries d

    asked on December 27, 2007
  61. GOVERNMENT

    minor parties have contributed MOST to united states politics by: a. causing major parties to adopt their ideas b. providing more candidates from which voters can choose. c. placing their presidential candidates on the ballot. d. establishing political

    asked on December 23, 2007
  62. physics

    1.A certain spacecraft is 3.3 AU (Astronomical Units) from Earth. How long in seconds does it take for a signal to reach the Earth after it is transmitted from the spacecraft? Hint: An AU is about 149.9 Million Km, and light moves at 299,800 Km/s.

    asked on January 28, 2017
  63. government

    what part of the federal government has the power to tax a. the president b. congress c. the office of management and budget a

    asked on January 19, 2008
  64. government

    civil servants may not a. vote b. belong to a political party c. be promoted d. run in their party's elections d.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  65. government

    the presidential power of commutatin allows the president to a. appoint officials b. shorten a person's prison sentence c. use th armed forces to keep the peace d. veto bills d.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  66. government

    the president used to have the line item veto power for which types of bills a. any bills b. bills passed by a congressional override of a veto c. spending and tax bills d. military bills d

    asked on January 16, 2008
  67. government

    why does the constitution guarantee that the courts may not prosecute members of congress for what they say in the house or senate in relation to congressional business? a. members never criticize one another b. freedom of speech is a vital part of

    asked on January 14, 2008
  68. government

    a positive activity of interest groups is to a. get people interested in public affairs b. provide information to government

    asked on December 31, 2007
  69. government

    an interest group is a private organization that forms to a. support elections at the local level b. promote the interests of its members c. nominate candidates for public office d. measure public opinion b

    asked on December 30, 2007
  70. government 23

    the single most significant predictor of a person's partisan voting behavior is his or her a. party identification b. educational background c. political eficacy d. perceptions of government i think its a, because the democrats have broad liberal views,

    asked on December 23, 2007
  71. government

    the 2 major parties have members who take all of the following roles EXCEPT: a. party leaders b. loyal party members and voters. c. party independents d. party officeholders PLEASE HELP!! IM SUCH A DITZ WHEN IT COMES TO GOVERNMENT!!!!!!!!!

    asked on December 23, 2007
  72. Government

    Which is a joint committee a. a select committee b. a confrence committe c. a standing committee B

    asked on January 20, 2008
  73. government

    the merging of small private farms into large government-owned enterprises is called a. collectivization b. privatization c. industrialization c

    asked on January 18, 2008
  74. government

    in a criminal trial in california, the verdict is decided by a. a petit jury b. the board of supervisors c. a three-judge panel a

    asked on January 18, 2008
  75. government

    the debate over the powers of the presidency is essentially a debate a. about article III of the constitution b. between supporters of a strong presidency and supporters of a weak presidency c. about the system of checks and balances d. about the electoral

    asked on January 17, 2008
  76. government

    the votes of the electorate are called the a. electoral college vote b. direct vote c. popular vote d. primary vote a.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  77. government

    the implied powers doctrine, upheld in mccullock v. maryland, gives congress the power to do a. only what the supreme court authorizes it to do b. only what is absolutely necessary to carry out the expressed powers c. anything reasonably related to

    asked on January 15, 2008
  78. government

    who has the power to propose constitutional amendments a. the president b. the supreme court c. congress d. state courts c.

    asked on January 14, 2008
  79. government

    if you asked the same question about an upcoming election to many people, you would be conducting a a. scientific poll b. straw vote c. public agenda d. representative sample d.

    asked on December 28, 2007
  80. government

    which of the following is an example of soft money a. money goven to a major party's presidential candidate b. money given to a minority party's senatorial candidate c. a small campaign contribution from a college student d. money given to a major party

    asked on December 28, 2007
  81. government

    voters select government officials during the a. convention b. general election c. primary election d. political action committee c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  82. government

    members view party structure as including the party's leaders, the people who usually vote for the party, and a. independents b. the party's officeholders c. the national convention d. the national chairperson b

    asked on December 27, 2007
  83. government

    the impact of the mass media on the public agenda can best be described as its ability to a. tell people whom to vote for b. focus the publics attention on specific issues c. tell people what opinions to have about those issues d. focus the public's

    asked on December 26, 2007
  84. Government

    Which of the following has the force of law although it does not become a law a.a joint resolution b. a bill c. a concurrent resolution A

    asked on January 20, 2008
  85. government

    redress from the united states may be secured in a. congress b. the supreme court c. the court of federal claims b.

    asked on January 19, 2008
  86. government

    which is the title of the head of the justice department a. secretary b. chief justice c. attorney general d. chief bureaucrat d

    asked on January 16, 2008
  87. government

    the job of the national security council is to a. advise the president about foreign trade b. prepare the federal budget c. supervise the civil service d. advise the president about the nation's safety a or d. but ill go with...a

    asked on January 16, 2008
  88. government

    the length of time that a president can commit american forces to combat without the approval of congress is a. 48 hours b. 30 days c. 60 days d. 6 months uhm, not quite sure on this one...b

    asked on January 16, 2008
  89. government

    when people vote for president, they are really voting for their state's a. primaries b. caucus c. electors d. electorate b or d. but ill go with d

    asked on January 15, 2008
  90. government

    all the following are implied powers of congress EXCEPT the power to a. set maximum work hours b. restrict arms sales c. fund education programs d. censor radio and TV oprograms c.

    asked on January 14, 2008
  91. government

    the house may refuse to seat a member-elect only if he or she a. has engaged in disorderly behavior b. does not meet constitutional standards of age, citizenship, and residency c. does not meet informal standards set by two-thirds of the members b.

    asked on January 11, 2008
  92. government

    in the role of servant to their constituents, members of congress a. work for their political party b. oversee the work of the executive branch c. screen bills for action by the whole house or senate d. help people from their district or state deal with

    asked on January 3, 2008
  93. government

    the constitution forbids states to a. seth the same requirements for voting in the state and federal elections b. set residence requirements for voters c. set an age higher than 18 as the minimum age for voting d. require voters to register c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  94. government

    the best example of the use of random sampling to determine who will be elected as your school president would involve a. asking each student in your class whom he or she would vote for b. asking one student in each classroom whom he or she would vote for

    asked on December 27, 2007
  95. government

    a multi-party system: a. tends to produce a stable government b. helps one party win the support of a majority of voters c. is composed of parties with special interests d.promotes the ideological consensus of the public. HELP!!

    asked on December 23, 2007
  96. government

    supreme court justices in california are a. appointed for life by the government b. appointed for only one term c. appointed, then re-elected in uncontested elections a

    asked on January 18, 2008
  97. government

    the cief executive officer of every state is the a. manager b. governor c. president b

    asked on January 18, 2008
  98. government

    a staff agency a. supports other workers b. runs programs c. regulates businesses d. does business-like work c

    asked on January 16, 2008
  99. government

    the president's clemency powers apply only to a. criminal cases b. military cases c. impeachments d. federal cases a.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  100. government

    if no candidat receives a majority of the electoral votes, the president is chosen by a. both houses of congress b. the house of representatives c. the senate d. a new popular vote a.

    asked on January 15, 2008

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