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Congress has delegated a great deal of authority to the president because...
congress has time to provide only general outlines for public policy
As american society has become more complex, the American people have...
looked to the Federal Government and the President for leadership
At the Philadelphia Convention, some of the Framers argued that the president should be subordinate to congress. T or F
Accusations that the nation has an imperial presidency have been made because some presidents...
have taken strong action without consulting congress
"I did greatly broaden the use of executive power... [I] acted for the public welfare... unless prevented by direct constitutional or legislative prohibition. Who of the following disagree with the view of the presidency?"
William Howard Taft
One reason that presidentital power has grown is the president's ability to command the attention of the mass media. T or F
If a president does not agree with a federal law, he or she...
must carry it out, but has some leeway in how strongly he or she enforces it
The rule of senatorial courtesy means that...
before appointing an official who will serve in a state, the president must gain approval of his or her party's senators from that state.
Under Humphrey's Executor v. United States, the president...
cannot remove a member of an independent agency except on the grounds of incompetiance or melfeasance
The most extrememe action a president can take against a country in the area is to...
withdraw recognition of the legal existance of the country
Some presidents have gotten around the senate's refusal to ratify a treaty by...
getting congress to pass a joint resolution that does the same thing
The president's power to give or withhold diplomatic ___ of a new government is a powerful weapon.
A foreign diplomat posted in the United States who is recalled by the president is called a(n) ___
persona non grata
In clinton v. New York City, the supreme court struck down the president's...
authority to use the line-item veto
When President Nixon accepted the pardon extended by President Ford, it was understood that...
he was admitting guilt
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