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MP 3 Review

  1. 1. MP 3 Review <ul><li>How much do you know/remember? </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>What many seats are in the House of Representatives? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>435 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>How many seats are in Senate? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>100 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What are the qualifications for Senate and House members? </li></ul><ul><li>Senate - </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>30 years old, 9 year citizen, Resident </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>House - </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>25 years old, 7 year citizen, Resident </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What did the framers establish a bicameral legislature? </li></ul><ul><li>the two chambers would check each other </li></ul><ul><li>British Parliament had two </li></ul><ul><li>Compromise between the NJ and VA Plans </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Why does the president rarely call Congress to special sessions? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They are in session almost year round </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What did the 17th Amendment establish? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People directly elect Senators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What powers are given to Congress in the Constitution </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expressed, Implied, Inherent </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What level of government did strict constructionists value? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Governments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What level of government did liberal constructionists value? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Government </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What are some expressed powers of Congress? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collect taxes, borrow money, coin money, regulate commerce, naturalization, etc </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What did McCulloch v Maryland establish? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Implied powers are OK </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is eminent domain? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Taking private property for public use </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>What can the president do when he receives a bill? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sign it within 10 days, pocket veto, wait, veto </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is the President pro tempore? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presides over Senate in the Vice President’s absense </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What are the qualifications for President? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>35 years old, 14 year resident, natural born </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is the succession line for presidency? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vice President, Speaker of the House, President pro tempore of the Senate </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What are the duties of the Vice President? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preside over Senate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vote in a tie </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help decide presidential disability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the tasks of the national conventions? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>unify the party, choose presidential and VP ticket, approve party platform </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>What can the president do as the Commander in Chief? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>use the armed forces </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>How can the President check the power of Congress? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>veto legislation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>How do Cabinet officials obtain their positions? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>appointed by President and approved by Senate </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>What are the three principles on which bureaucracies are organized? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hierarchy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organized Rules </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specialized Roles/Jobs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What term department refers to what? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>government agencies with cabinet rank </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>What do staff agencies do? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>serve as support, they aid or help the president </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What do line agencies do? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>actually perform the tasks for which the organization exists </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>What is the spoils system? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the practice of giving offices to friends and supporters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the different types of independent agencies? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>independent regulatory commissions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Government corporations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>independent executive agencies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>What reform laid the foundation for the current civil service? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pendleton Act </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What are some examples of the Cabinet department? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Department of Homeland Security </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Department of Treasury </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Department of education </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>What do independent regulatory commissions do? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Regulate the economy </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>What does the 14th Amendment say? </li></ul><ul><li>STATES cannot deprive you of life, liberty and property </li></ul><ul><li>What is the Lemon Test and what does it consist of? </li></ul><ul><li>Aid for parochial schools...only if its secular, does not advance nor inhibit religion and avoids excessive entanglement with religion </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>What was allowed under the original Constitution? </li></ul><ul><li>Writ of Habeas Corpus </li></ul><ul><li>What types of speech are not allowed? </li></ul><ul><li>Slander, libel, sedition, obscenity, false advertising, prior restraint </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>What are your First Amendment freedoms? </li></ul><ul><li>Speech, religion, assembly, petition, press </li></ul><ul><li>What are civil liberties? </li></ul><ul><li>Protections against government acts </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>What are aliens? </li></ul><ul><li>non-citizens who are foreign born </li></ul><ul><li>What Amendment extends the Bill of Rights to the states? </li></ul><ul><li>14th </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>What is the Establishment Clause? </li></ul><ul><li>Separation of church and state </li></ul><ul><li>What is picketing? </li></ul><ul><li>going on strike </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>What is symbolic speech? </li></ul><ul><li>An action that portrays a message </li></ul><ul><li>How can States help reporters protect their sources? </li></ul><ul><li>Press shield laws </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>How can government regulate demonstrations? </li></ul><ul><li>Time, manner and place </li></ul><ul><li>Which is the federal government’s Due Process Amendment? </li></ul><ul><li>5th </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>What is procedural due process? </li></ul><ul><li>Government must apply the laws fairly </li></ul><ul><li>What is substantive due process? </li></ul><ul><li>The substance of the law must be fair </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>What must a policeman have to search your house? </li></ul><ul><li>A warrant </li></ul><ul><li>What does the 2nd Amendment say? </li></ul><ul><li>The right to bear arms </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>What is the exclusionary rule? </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence gained illegally cannot be used in a trial </li></ul><ul><li>What is a writ of habeas corpus? </li></ul><ul><li>a court order which prevents unjust arrests and imprisonments </li></ul>