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Final Review

  1. 1. FINAL REVIEW <ul><li>So close to the end! </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>What does the 5th Amendment say? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The government must follow due process of law when punishing a person of a crime </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is procedural due process? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The government must operate under fair policies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>If police want to search a house, what must they have? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search warrant </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What does the Second Amendment say? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>right to bear arms </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is double jeopardy? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>you cannot be tried twice for the same crime </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What does the First Amendment guarantee? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom of religion, press, assembly, petition and speech </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What Amendment extends the Bill of Rights to the States? </li></ul><ul><li>14th </li></ul><ul><li>What is the Establishment Clause? </li></ul><ul><li>Separation of church and state </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What branch of government has the power to create inferior courts? </li></ul><ul><li>Congress </li></ul><ul><li>What is concurrent jurisdiction? </li></ul><ul><li>Federal and state courts have the right to hear a case </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>What court has the final say of judicial review? </li></ul><ul><li>The Supreme Court </li></ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of a dissenting opinion? </li></ul><ul><li>to explain why you disagree with the opinion of the court </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What is the federal bureaucracy? </li></ul><ul><li>all the agencies, people, and procedures through which the Federal Government operates, it is based on hierarchy, formal rules and specialized roles. They all answer to the President. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What is the name for units of Cabinet rank? </li></ul><ul><li>Departments </li></ul><ul><li>What is the “nerve center” of the Executive Office of the President? </li></ul><ul><li>White House Office </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>What is the National Security Council? </li></ul><ul><li>Advises the President about the nation’s safety. </li></ul><ul><li>What are government cooperations? </li></ul><ul><li>Resemble private business </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>What document do Presidential powers come from? </li></ul><ul><li>The Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>What does the term imperial presidency refer to? </li></ul><ul><li>the use of powers of the presidency without congressional approval </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>What is the ordinance power? </li></ul><ul><li>Right to issue an executive order </li></ul><ul><li>How long can a president commit troops to combat without approval from Congress? </li></ul><ul><li>60 days </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>What is a progressive tax? </li></ul><ul><li>Increases as income increases </li></ul><ul><li>What is a deficit? </li></ul><ul><li>The amount the government spends that exceeds its income </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>What was American foreign plicy like after WWII? </li></ul><ul><li>Moved from isolationism to internationalism </li></ul><ul><li>What are some tools of US foreign policy? </li></ul><ul><li>alliances, economic and military aid, membership in the UN </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>When did the U.S. emerge as a world power? </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish American War </li></ul><ul><li>Who becomes president after the President and the VP? </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker of the House. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>When you vote for the President, who are you really voting for? </li></ul><ul><li>Electors </li></ul><ul><li>What are the criticisms of the Electoral College? </li></ul><ul><li>The winner of the popular vote might not win the presidency </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>What are expressed powers? </li></ul><ul><li>Stated directly in the Constitution. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the commerce power? </li></ul><ul><li>Regulate trade and business </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Who must approve presidential appointments? </li></ul><ul><li>Senate </li></ul><ul><li>How long is a term in the House of Representatives? </li></ul><ul><li>2 years </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>What is the title of a Congressperson who votes based on the wishes of his or her constituents? </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate </li></ul><ul><li>In what type of government does one person rule? </li></ul><ul><li>Dictatorship </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Who holds the supreme authority in a democracy? </li></ul><ul><li>the people </li></ul><ul><li>What is the Connecticut Compromise? </li></ul><ul><li>one chamber with representation based on population and one chamber represented equally </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>What is the Bill of Rights </li></ul><ul><li>First 10 Amendments </li></ul><ul><li>What are concurrent powers? </li></ul><ul><li>Powers of both the federal government and state governments </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>What are reserved powers? </li></ul><ul><li>Powers held by the State </li></ul><ul><li>What is a political party? </li></ul><ul><li>A group that tried to control government by winning elections and holding public offices </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>What is the function of a political party? </li></ul><ul><li>to find candidates and gather support for them, to nominate them for office and ensure that they are qualified. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>what is the spoiler role? </li></ul><ul><li>stealing votes from a main party </li></ul><ul><li>What are literacy tests? </li></ul><ul><li>something that states used to prevent African Americans from voting </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>What is the nomination process? </li></ul><ul><li>narrows the field of candidates for an election, select party leaders and choose new government office holders </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>What is a closed primary? </li></ul><ul><li>Only registered party members may vote </li></ul><ul><li>What is public opinion? </li></ul><ul><li>The attitudes held by a large number of Americans </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>What are the most important factors in political socialization? </li></ul><ul><li>Family and education </li></ul><ul><li>What is an interest group? </li></ul><ul><li>private organization formed to promote the interests of its members </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>What are Political Action Committees? </li></ul><ul><li>intended to raise money for political candidates </li></ul>