In which of the following cases did the Supreme Court first claim the right of judicial review?
Marbury v. Madison
The ruling in which of the following cases struck down state-mandated segregation in public schools?
Brown v. Board of Education
Proponents of which of the following believe that judges should use their power broadly to further justice?
Through the power of __________, judges interpret and, when necessary, overturn actions taken by the legislative and executive branches of government.
Which of the following is within the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court?
controversies between the states
Which of the following is considered to be one of the judiciary's most important powers?
interpreting the Constitution
In court rulings, reliance on past decisions to formulate decisions in new cases is known as which of the following?
The Fourteenth Amendment attempted to guarantee which of the following to former slaves?
In Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978), the Supreme Court determined that __________ were unconstitutional.
what did the Supreme Court determine was unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education?
segregation of schools
According to the Constitution, how is the president supposed to be elected?
election through the Electoral College
Which presidential power gives the president the ability to control what happens inside departments and agencies during their terms and to shape the federal judiciary far into the future?
Presidents with high levels of __________ have an easier time influencing Congress, while those with low levels find influencing Congress more difficult.
Which of the following statements best characterizes the nature of the conflict between presidents and Congress?
The conflict is integral to the design of the Constitution, deliberately intended by the authors of the constitution.
Which of the following leadership abilities is critical to presidential success?
the ability to persuade members of Congress and the American public