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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. electoral votes
  2. Faithless elector
  3. popular vote
  4. Senate power of advice & consent
  5. Formal sources of presidential power
  1. a 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. b electoral voter who fails to translate their states popular vote into same candidate electoral vote
  3. c state representatives who cast final ballot for pres
  4. d general voting population
  5. e Constitution, Statutes...considered Expressed powers b/c they are written

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "rare" Coolidge, Eisenhawer
  2. Don't enjoy presidency and don't actively pursue agenda. "rare" (Coolidge, Eisenhower)
  3. like what they do, but not energetic in pursuits (Taft, Harding, Reagan)
  4. Do not enjoy presidency or power, but pursue agenda energetically. "meanies" (Johnson, Nixon)
  5. when selecting district court judges, the president defers to the senators of the presidents own party who represent that state

5 True/False questions

  1. Political patronagePublic office awarded in payment of political support


  2. DNC chairGov. Tim Kaine


  3. Head of State RoleHead of govt; enforces laws of congress, judgments of fed cts, treaties & obligations; Limited power to appoint, grant reprieves, pardons, exec clemency


  4. presides over Legislaturesets legislative agenda w/ state of the union; can initiate/recommend legislations; help set priorities (budget); req'd to act on bills/resolutions passed by congress w/in 10 days


  5. Legislative Vetoa bill is considered vetoed if congress adjourns during the 10 days the president has to consider a bill passed by both houses