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American Government Unit 4 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Commander In Chief
  2. Commuted Sentence
  3. Czars
  4. Cabinet
  5. Patronage Power
  1. a 1. Maintains civilian control of armed forces
  2. b Pres cuts off at time served, doesn't clean record
  3. c Pres can fill jobs, some require Senate approval
    can fire anyone he appoints except fed judges and heads or regulatory agencies
  4. d 15 Cabinets today, must be nominated by Pres and appointed by the Senate to become head of a department, all heads are named Secretary except for the Justice Department which is called Attorney General
  5. e not appointed by Pres, but have jobs to advise him

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. violent overthrow of government, Pres has to decide whether to grant diplomatic recognition to overthrown country
  2. 1. stands as symbol for country: for people and ideas
    2. Ceremonial Duties
  3. Pres can grant pardon to a group of people
  4. Pres can veto anything passed by the House or Senate, but a Pres Veto can be overridden with 2/3 vote of both Houses
  5. every year in January, Pres gives this speech to the House and Senate, telling where is the US is at, where it ought to be and how to get there

5 True/False Questions

  1. Salary of VP$202,000 per year

          

  2. Cottail Effect15 Cabinets today, must be nominated by Pres and appointed by the Senate to become head of a department, all heads are named Secretary except for the Justice Department which is called Attorney General

          

  3. Senatorial CourtesyPres will check w/ Senators of their party or of his home state

          

  4. 3 Duties of Head of Cabinetevery year in January, Pres gives this speech to the House and Senate, telling where is the US is at, where it ought to be and how to get there

          

  5. 22nd Amendmentprovides procedure for electing Pres and VP

          

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