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Study guide q's unit 3

  1. 1. Name: Study Guide Questions-Unit 3 (50 pts)Task: Use your notes and class handouts to find the definitions and answers tothe following. This assignment will be due the day of the test.Definitions (The Presidents Roles Notes): Foreign policy- Diplomacy- Treaties- Reprieve- Pardon- Commutation-Definitions (The Executive Departments and the Cabinet Notes): Ambassadors- Embassy- Consul- Passports- Visas- Joint Chiefs of Staff-
  2. 2. Definitions (Independent Agencies and Regulatory Commissions): Independent Agencies- Regulatory Commissions- Federal bureaucracy –Definitions( Two- Party System Notes): Political Party- Nominate- Candidate- Republican Party- Democratic Party- One-Party System- Coalition-Definitions (Right to Vote Notes): Primary election- General election-
  3. 3. Closed Primary- Open Primary- Secret ballot- Straight ticket- Split ticket-Definitions (Nominating and Electing Leaders Notes): Popular vote- Elector- Electoral college- Electoral votes- Platform- Plank- 1. What are the three qualifications for the office of president of the United States? (6.1 question 1) 2. How many years does the president serve in one term? (6.1 question 2)
  4. 4. 3. Describe the purpose for each the following amendments: (the Presidency Notes) 20th- 22nd- 25th-4. Describe the Presidents roles as the following: (6.2 graphic organizer Presidential Roles or Presidential Roles Notes) Legislative Leader- Commander in Chief- Judicial Powers – Foreign Policy Leader-5. What is the War Powers Resolution? When can the president use this power? (Presidents Roles Notes-Slide Commander in Chief)6. The head of the Department of Justice is called the __________________. (6.3 Reviewing Facts Q4)7. The president receives advice on military affairs from the________________, the highest ranking military officers of each of the armed forces. (6.3 Reviewing Facts Q5)8. The title of most cabinet members is____________________. (6.3 Reviewing Facts Q6)
  5. 5. 9. ____________________allow foreigners to come to the United States. (6.3 Reviewing Facts Q9)10. ___________________are formal documents that allow U.S. citizens to travel abroad. (6.3 Reviewing Facts Q10)11. How many executive departments does the president have? (Executive Departments and the Cabinet Notes )12. List the names of our current members of the following executive departments: (Executive Departments and the Cabinet Notes) Attorney General: Secretary of State: Secretary of Defense: Secretary of Homeland Security:13. Define the term independent agency and provide an example of one. What is your example of an independent agency in charge of?14. Define the term regulatory commission. What makes regulatory commissions different than other independent agencies?15. The_________________would deal with such problems as a toy that could cause a child to choke. (6.4 Reviewing Facts Q1)16. The__________________helps prevent unfair labor practices among businesses. (6.4 Reviewing Facts Q3)17. List similarities and differences between he democratic and republican parties. (10.1 Organizing Information Venn Diagram) Republican Party- Democratic Party-
  6. 6. Similarities-18. Political parties___________________, or select, men or women to run for public office. (10.1 Reviewing Facts Q1)19. A________________________is an organization made up of citizens who have similar ideas on public issues. (10.1 Reviewing Facts Q4)20. The United States has a __________________involving the Democrats and Republicans. (10.1 Reviewing Facts Q5)21. Define Political Spectrum: (Two-Party System Notes)22. Name the presidential candidate who ran under a third party in 1912 and accidently helped Woodrow Wilson win the presidency. (Two-Party System Notes)23. How did the Populist Party influence US politics in the 1890’s? (Two-Party System Notes)24. In a(n) __________________, only those voters who are registered in the party can vote to choose the party’s candidates. (10.3 Reviewing Facts Q1)25. The_________________allows voters to choose the candidates from each party who will run in the later ________________. (10.3 Reviewing Facts Q2 and Q3)26. _________________allow voters to keep who they vote for confidential. (10.3 Reviewing Facts Q6)27. If you were to vote for all Democrats, you would be voting a(n) __________________. (10.3 Reviewing Facts Q8)28. What are the two qualifications for voting in the US? (Right to Vote Notes)29. If you do not associate with either the democratic or republican parties you
  7. 7. can register as a ___________________. (Right to Vote Notes)30. When are general elections held? (Right to Vote Notes)31. What is the purpose of the secret ballot? When did the US first start using it? (Right to Vote Notes)32. True or False? Most states have laws requiring employers to allow employees to vote.(Right to Vote Notes)33. A(n) _____________________is a statement that outlines a party’s views on important issues and sets forth a proposed program for the nation. (10.4 Reviewing Facts Q1)34. The________________is made up of 538 members. (10.4 Reviewing Facts Q3)35. A candidate must win a majority of the___________________to become president. (10.4 Reviewing Facts Q5)