Fed Govt Essay

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Chapter Study Assignment Exam Two 2305

Chapter 13: The Presidency 1. What “problems” did Obama inherit and was he able to solve them? 481
Ongoing wars in Iraq and Afganistan, continuing fears of terrorism, and the economic woes affecting America and the world. No, he created more problems. 2. What did Lincoln and Roosevelt do in response to a national emergency? How many people were interned by FDR? What did Bush similarly do? 482
In 1862 declaration of martial law and congress in 1863 legislation gave the president power to make arrests and imprisonments through military tribunals. They did not bother to wait for congress and took executive action first and expected congress to follow. In 2001 Bush ordered the invasion of Afganistan and began the reorganization of the nations “homeland security” 3. In Article II, why did the framers reject a design for collective leadership? 483
Wanted a president-unitarily executive to be able to make quick and aggressive action. 4. Why was the Electoral College originally created—to make the president responsible to what specific groups rather than to the “people” as a whole? 483
Electors would be selected by the state legislatures, the framers hoped to achieve a “republican” responsible for the state and national legislators 5. What group originally nominated each party’s presidential candidates? 484
6. What happened to change this in 1830? But how were state delegates to conventions selected? 484
The introduction of the national convention system of nominating presidential candidates. 7. Today, how are state delegates to the two national conventions elected? 484
Popular selection of convention delegates 8. What expressed, delegated and inherent powers does the president have? 485-6
Powers granted by the constitution to congress(Article ll)- Power to receive ambassadors and the command of the military forces of the United States 9. As Commander in chief, what powers does a president have? 486-9
Expressed powers, delegated powers, inherent powers-
Highest military authority in the United States, control the entire defense establishment 10. What are the CIA, FBI, NSA, and the NSC? Who heads them? 486
Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Council, Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Security Council, National Security Agency. The President heads them 11. How did presidents seize control of The War Powers Act? Did Congress declare war in 1950 on North Korea? Does the president have the power to declare war? 489-91
The wars were fought without declaring war. Yes declared war. No, President does not have the power to declare war

12. How does the War Powers Act limit the presidents’ actions, if it does so at all? 487 13. Can a president send federal troops in to a state over a governor’s objections-when have they? 489 14. What is the USA Patriot Act and what powers and activities does it authorize? 489 15. The text describes the six roles of the president-what are they and what do they mean? 16. What are the judicial powers of the president and what is the difference between individual and wholesale amnesty and give examples of each? 490 17. As Chief Negotiator or Head of National Security, the president can negotiate executive agreements—how are these different than treaties? How did they work prior to 1930 and how do they work today? 490-1 18. What is GATT and what did the Case-Zablowski Act require and how did presidents get around this act? 491? 19. How has the Supreme Court ruled on the legality of executive agreements? 491 20. What is ‘executive privilege’ and what happened in US v Nixon? 492 21. Who claimed broad protections of executive privilege during the Bush administration—over what? 492 22. How are the veto, pocket veto, and line-item veto work? Which one does the president not have? 492 In Table 13.1 what 3 presidents have double digit overrides? 495…