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the three types of federal grants presently being administered are
categorical formula grants, project grants, and block grants
funds appropriate for specific purposes such as school lunches or the building of highways or airports which are allocated by formula and subject to detailed federal conditions are
the idea that prices, income and economic stability are primarily a function of growth in the money supply is called
the book ____ helped draw attention to the need to regulate the meat-packing industry
the jungle by Upton Sinclair
all of the following are true about the CIA
it was created after WW2 it was an outgrowth of the Hoover Commission Recommendation, it gathers most of its material from open sources
maintaining the ability to threaten massive retaliation on any nations that attacked the US is called a strategy of
parts of budget outlays are called uncontrollable because they involve legal commitment and payments to individuals that are guaranteed by a formula written in law
since WW2 executive agreements have
accounted for many of the understandings reached between the United States and other nations
the us government finances its debt by
selling bonds to banks, investment companies and private individuals
as a policy tool, the federal reserve board uses the discount rate. this is defined as
the interest rate member banks pay to borrow from the federal reserve system
federal grants in the use of which local officials had almost complete discretion are called
most studies have shown that the best predictor of how much a government unit will spend on a function is
the previous year's budget
in spite of our claim to be a capitalist country, government involvement in support of business has occurred since
the first congress
John Maynard Keynes proposed that a coutry can get out of a depression by having a government
use its own buying power to readjust the supply and demand curve
the main significance of our intelligence community to the conduct of the U.S. foreign policy is
the information they collect from both secret and publicly available resources
the US today is fully prepared to handle and conventional conflict that might break out as well as maintaining a formidable force
the head of the UN secretariat is usually given to some prominent political figures who has shown him/her self to be a great world leader
the role of government in laissez-faire capitalism is
act as a neutral arbiter between business and labor
the US economy in the 1950 and 60s was in fact propped up by
the cold war, foreign aid, the space race,
the steps our government goes through each year to approve money for federal programs is called the budgetary cycle
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