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5 Matching Questions

  1. Iowa
  2. Senatorial Courtesy
  3. 23rd Amendment
  4. 270
  5. Commander in Chief role
  1. a when selecting district court judges, the president defers to the senators of the presidents own party who represent that state
  2. b State that usually holds the 1st caucus in pres election
  3. c civilian head of military; complete power over armed forces (cannot declare war); appoint/dismiss officers; directs nations defense plan; is a major source of conflict w/ congress
  4. d electoral votes needed to be elected president
  5. e Gave District of Columbia 3 electoral votes but no seats in the house

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts , and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by 2/3 vote.
  2. Michael Steele
  3. Gov. Tim Kaine
  4. VP, Speaker of House, Pres Pro Tempore, Secretaries from diff. depts (oldest to newest) starting w/ Sec'y of State & ending w/ Sec'y of Homeland Security
  5. Natural born citizen; at least 35 yrs old w/ 14 yrs of consecutive residency w/in US

5 True/False Questions

  1. Impeachable offensesBribery, Treason, & high crimes/misdemeanors

          

  2. Impeachmentforgiveness of a serious offense or offender. cancels conviction & eliminates sanctions & punishments

          

  3. Chief Diplomat rolepower to make treaties w/ advice & consent of congress; power to enter into executive agreement; power to recognize other contries, nominate & receive ambassadors

          

  4. Wars Power Actlimits the use of troops in oversees combats to 90 days unless Congress approves extension

          

  5. 2 main purposes for Natl Party ConventionsUnder the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts , and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by 2/3 vote.

          

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