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Jeopardy

  1. 1. JEOPARDY #1 Ch 12-15
  2. 2. POWER TRIP Compromising Positions Senatorial Courtesy Act I Just in Case No-no’s! 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 500
  3. 3. Power Trip- 100 <ul><li>Term which refers to the expansion of the powers of the modern presidency during the course of the 20 th century </li></ul>
  4. 4. Power Trip- 100 <ul><li>What is the IMPERIAL PRESIDENCY? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Power Trip - 200 <ul><li>It has the major power to create, organize, and disband federal agencies. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Power Trip- 200 <ul><li>What is the Congress? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Power Trip- 300 <ul><li>It is the Vice President’s only real legislative power. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Power Trip - 300 <ul><li>What is the power to break ties in Senate votes? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Power Trip - 400 <ul><li>It has the power to impeach presidents. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Power Trip- 400 <ul><li>What is the House of Representatives </li></ul>
  11. 11. Power Trip - 500 <ul><li>Although President Clinton used one to restrict tobacco advertising to teenagers and President Bush used one to determine that terrorists are enemy combatants not covered by the Geneva Convention, the president’s power to issue these is NOT mentioned in the Constitution. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Power Trip - 500 <ul><li>What are EXECUTIVE ORDERS? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Compromising Positions - 100 <ul><li>Type of federal positions which are NOT appointed by the president </li></ul>
  14. 14. Compromising Positions - 100 <ul><li>What are CIVIL SERVICE jobs? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Compromising Positions - 200 <ul><li>He or she presides over the House of Representatives </li></ul>
  16. 16. Compromising Positions - 200 <ul><li>Who is the Speaker of the House? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Compromising Positions - 300 <ul><li>The president’s chief of staff, press secretary, and counsel work as a part of this. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Compromising Positions - 300 <ul><li>What is the White House Office? </li></ul>
  19. 19. Compromising Positions - 400 <ul><li>The secretary of state, the secretary of defense, the secretary of the treasury, and the attorney general </li></ul>
  20. 20. Compromising Positions - 400 <ul><li>Who are the members of the president’s “inner cabinet”? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Compromising Positions - 500 <ul><li>The president’s national security advisor and National Security Council are a part of this </li></ul>
  22. 22. Compromising Positions - 500 <ul><li>What is the Executive Office of the President? </li></ul>
  23. 23. Senatorial Courtesy - 100 <ul><li>A Senator can effectively prevent the Senate from voting on an issue by engaging in this </li></ul>
  24. 24. Senatorial Courtesy - 100 <ul><li>What is a filibuster? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Senatorial Courtesy - 200 <ul><li>Unlike his or her counterpart in the House of Representatives, he or she has the top leadership post </li></ul>
  26. 26. Senatorial Courtesy - 200 <ul><li>Who is the MAJORITY LEADER? </li></ul>
  27. 27. Senatorial Courtesy - 300 <ul><li>The term “senatorial courtesy” refers to the fact that the president does not generally nominate anyone for this post within a state without the approval of that state’s senators </li></ul>
  28. 28. Senatorial Courtesy - 300 <ul><li>What is federal judge? </li></ul>
  29. 29. Senatorial Courtesy - 400 <ul><li>16 signatures & 60 votes (3/5) </li></ul>
  30. 30. Senatorial Courtesy - 400 <ul><li>The number of signatures required for a cloture petition and the number votes necessary to kill a filabuster by means of cloture </li></ul>
  31. 31. Senatorial Courtesy - 500 <ul><li>Three important nonlegislative congressional powers and responsibilities which are given exclusively to the Senate </li></ul>
  32. 32. Senatorial Courtesy - 500 <ul><li>What are the power to </li></ul><ul><li>Confirm presidential appointments </li></ul><ul><li>Ratify all treaties </li></ul><ul><li>Try impeached officials </li></ul>
  33. 33. Act I - 100 <ul><li>According to the Presidential Succession Act, the number 2 and 3 in the line of official presidential succession </li></ul>
  34. 34. Act I - 100 <ul><li>Who are the speaker of the House and the president pro tempore of the Senate? </li></ul>
  35. 35. Act I - 200 <ul><li>It set the merit system and established the Civil Service Commission </li></ul>
  36. 36. Act I - 200 <ul><li>What is the Pendleton Act? </li></ul>
  37. 37. Act I - 300 <ul><li>Within 48 hours; </li></ul><ul><li>Within 60 days unless congress declares war, okays deploy- ment, or grants a 30-day extension </li></ul>
  38. 38. Act I - 300 <ul><li>What are the time limits set forth by the War Powers Resolution for notifying Congress of deployment of troops and withdrawal of troops if Congress fails to approve? </li></ul>
  39. 39. Act I - 400 <ul><li>It checked presidential budgetary authority by establishing the Congressional Budget Office and precluding the sequestering of duly appropriated funds </li></ul>
  40. 40. Act I - 400 <ul><li>What is the Budget and Impoundment Act of 1974? </li></ul>
  41. 41. Act I - 500 <ul><li>Passed in 1939, it forbade federal employees from running for public office, raising funds for candidates, or engaging in other party activities. </li></ul>
  42. 42. Act I - 500 <ul><li>What is the Hatch Act? </li></ul>
  43. 43. Just in Case - 100 <ul><li>U.S. v. Nixon Nixon v. Fitzgerald, and Clinton v. Jones have restricted and defined it. </li></ul>
  44. 44. Just in Case - 100 <ul><li>What is executive privilege? </li></ul>
  45. 45. Just in Case - 200 <ul><li>The 1877 Supreme Court decision in Munn v. Illinois gave significant power to government bureaucracies because it gave them this right </li></ul>
  46. 46. Just in Case - 200 <ul><li>What is the right to regulate business? </li></ul>
  47. 47. Just in Case - 300 <ul><li>Wesberry v. Sanders, the “one-man, one vote” decision addressed this problem, which resulted from demographic changes in the country caused by the industrial revolution </li></ul>
  48. 48. Just in Case? - 300 <ul><li>What is malapportionment? </li></ul>
  49. 49. Just in Case - 400 <ul><li>Easley v. Cromartie and Shaw v. Reno are Supreme Court cases which disallow this </li></ul>
  50. 50. Just in Case - 400 <ul><li>What racial gerrymandering? </li></ul>
  51. 51. Just in Case - 500 <ul><li>Passed in 1951, the 25 th Amendment prescribes procedures just in case this or that happens. </li></ul>
  52. 52. Just in Case - 500 <ul><li>What is the president is disabled or a recuperated president wished to reclaim his job? </li></ul>
  53. 53. No-no’s! - 100 <ul><li>A 2/3 vote in each house </li></ul>
  54. 54. Number Nuisance - 100 <ul><li>What is required for a veto override? </li></ul>
  55. 55. No-no’s! - 200 <ul><li>Conditions under which a bill which is not vetoed but not signed by the president passes </li></ul>
  56. 56. No-no’s! - 200 <ul><li>What happens to a bill that the president fails to sign within ten days while Congress is in session? </li></ul>
  57. 57. No-no’s- 300 <ul><li>It’s the technique that allows a president to kill legislation without “taking the heat” for killing the bill </li></ul>
  58. 58. No-no’s! - 300 <ul><li>What is a pocket veto? </li></ul>
  59. 59. No-no’s- 400 <ul><li>Bills supporting stem-cell research and children’s health insurance </li></ul>
  60. 60. No-no’s! - 400 <ul><li>What has President Bush vetoed? </li></ul>
  61. 61. No-no’s!- 500 <ul><li>The Supreme Court rejected it as a violation of the principle of separation of powers in Clinton v. City of New York (1997) </li></ul>
  62. 62. No-no’s!- 500 <ul><li>What is the line-item veto? </li></ul>

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