... Which political party currently controls both houses of Congress?
What are examples of issues local government will deal with as compared to the national government?
The voting process
The election ballot/Australian ballot
Types of executive agencies and examples
What classified vs unclassified empl ...
Top “ten” Terms - Pleasantville High School
... 1. Realigning election- describe a dramatic change in politics. More specifically, they refer to any
one of several U.S. presidential elections in which there are sharp changes in new issues, new
leaders and new bases of power for each of the two political parties, resulting in a new political
The Constitution of the United States of America Article III the
... Section 2.1:
Explains what legal cases Federal courts have jurisdiction-cases that involve the
Constitution, Federal laws, treaties, ambassadors/diplomats, naval/maritime law, state to
state, citizens from different states, state to foreign state or citizen.
Original Jurisdiction of the ...
... - Expressed powers of the president
- Implied powers of the president
- White House Office
- Executive Office of the President
- Electoral College
- Pocket veto
- Executive privilege
- Signing statements
- War Powers Act
- Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
- Executive agreements/executive o ...
SOL Practice - Loudoun County Public Schools
... Which quotation from the United States Constitution
provides for a Federal system of government?
A. “He shall have power . . . with the advice and
consent of the Senate, . . . and . . . shall appoint . . .“
B. “Every bill . . . shall, before it becomes a law, be
presented to the President of the Un ...
Examining Article II of the US Constitution
... that he was authorized to suspend the writ of habeas corpus,
a constitutional right that protects citizens from arbitrary
arrest…Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D.
Roosevelt both claimed that emergency powers gave them
the ability to regulate the economy during wartime.
Franklin Roosevelt als ...
... the state from which such a fugitive fled in order that such an
individual may be tried for crimes committed or alleged to have
been committed there. The provision for extradition is found in
Article IV, Section 2 of the Constitution.
Federalism: A governmental system in which power is divided
... Constitution. In 1973, Congress passed the War Powers Resolution in an attempt to clarify the balance
of powers between the two branches of government.
a. Describe the primary constitutional conflict between Congress and the President over the
decision to go to war.
b. Describe two provisions of the ...
Barrons 2009 - Newcomers High School
... (C) Judicial authority to appoint federal judges
(D) Power to reject regulatory agency directives
(E) The go-ahead to make individual treaties with foreign countries
12. Which principle of government is derived from this amendment?
(A) Separation of powers
(B) Checks and balances
REVIEW EXERCISE: TERMS AND EVENTS
... voters in a state choose the candidate that they want to represent their
party in an election
an organization of workers which tries to bargain for higher wages,
fringe benefits, and improved working conditions
banned harmful foods and medicines; required labels on containers
basic rights which are ...
Weaknesses of Articles of Confederation
... a) Expressed or enumerated: Specific powers granted to Congress
in Article I, Section 8, clauses 1-18
b) Implied powers: Not specifically stated in the Constitution but
needed for Congress to carry out its expressed powers.
c) Inherent powers: Powers the government has simply because it
is the gover ...
MYP COURSE OUTLINE TEMPLATE
... United States government. This study revolves around the democratic policy-making
cycle, including the interactions between the citizens, linkage institutions, government
institutions and the political processes involved in shaping public policy in the United
States. It is designed to extend much of ...
... of Kentucky to work to permanently repeal the federal estate tax.
WHEREAS, the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act, passed by
Congress in 2001, temporarily phases out, rather than eliminates the federal estate tax;
WHEREAS, the federal estate tax prevents the children of women and ...
CHAPTER 7 Chapter Outline I. Introduction Americans sought to
... Judith Sargent Murray argued that women and men had the same intellectual capabilities. Her
contentions reflected a post-revolutionary rethinking of traditional gender roles.
V. Building a Workable Government
A. First Congress
The First Congress had the tasks of raising money, creating a bill of rig ...
Schechter Poultry Corporation v. United States (1935)
... bought, slaughtered, and sold chickens only in New York State, although some of
the chickens were purchased from other states. Schechter was indicted for
disobeying the “live poultry code,” one of the codes of fair competition. The
government alleged that Schechter failed to observe minimum wage and ...
Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists Views of the Constitution 8th Grade
... When the leaders of the United States realized the Articles of Confederation needed revising, everyone had an opinion on how
the government should be established and where the power should lie. While writing the Constitution two major parties
developed: Federalists and Anti- Federalists, each believ ...
American Politics and Civil Society
... government (power tilted slightly toward
President: to carry out the executive function of
government (enforcement of the laws passed by
The Courts: To adjudicate civil/criminal cases (the
weakest of the three branches). Marbury vs.
Madison changed this fundamentally by giving th ...
... "necessary and proper" clause was not intended to strictly limit the power of the national
government, Marshall argued, but it is a provision "made in a Constitution intended to endure
for ages to come, and consequently to be adapted to the various crises of human affairs." So
long as the aims of th ...
Chapter 6: Launching the New Nation
... -The American military was in no way prepared for this war.
-Many Native Americans fought with the British, while others fought for the US. Each depended
on their relationship prior to the war.
-In 1813 Tecumseh was killed by the US forces at the Battle of Thames. This would lead to the
collapse of ...
Unconstitutional War: Strategic Risk in the Age of Congressional
... of presidential power aroused Congress to draft legislation restricting executive
war powers. In November 1973, the War Powers Resolution (WPR) was passed
over President Nixon’s veto and emerged as the congressional effort to limit the
president’s ability to intervene militarily without first seekin ...
The U.S. Constitution - American Institute for History
... • 1754 – Albany Plan of Union – Attempt to unify colonies during the French and Indian War.
Rejected by colonies.
• 1774 – First Continental Congress – rebel government/alliance of the 13 colonies to respond to
grievances against England and oversee Revolutionary War once fighting started in 1775.
Curriculum Map - Pinconning Area School District
... Identify the President's many roles.
Understand the formal qualifications necessary to become President.
Discuss issues involving the length of the President's term.
Describe the President's pay and benefits.
Explain how the Constitution provides for presidential succession.
Understand the constitut ...
Why did the Articles of Confederation fail? Courts
... The Continental Congress created the Articles of
Confederation in 1777. It was the first central government
of the United States.
-Instead of have three branches of government like those
of most states, the government under the Articles had just
one branch or unicameral legislature with delegates, o ...
Powers of the President of the United States
The President of the United States has numerous powers, including those explicitly granted by Article II of the United States Constitution, implied powers, powers granted by Acts of Congress, and the influence and soft power that comes from being President of the United States of America.The Constitution explicitly assigns to the president the power to sign or veto legislation, command the armed forces, ask for the written opinion of his Cabinet, convene or adjourn Congress, grant reprieves and pardons, and receive ambassadors. With the approval of two-thirds and one-half of the House of Representatives and the Senate, respectively, the president may make treaties and appoint Article III judges and some executive branch officers, and if there is a Senate recess, he may make temporary appointments.