Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentGovernment · 9 years ago

When creating the role of chief executive, the framers never intended it to be a democratic office. T or F?

Please, help me in these questions if you have any idea.

1.When creating the role of chief executive, the framers never intended it to be a democratic office.

a) True

b) False

2.The term describing how the public influences the president through its judgments on presidential performance is known as

a) presidential popularity.

b) the Gallup poll.

c) presidential success ratings.

d) presidential polling.

e) presidential evaluation.

3.In the analytical framework discussing George W. Bush’s inability to pass Social Security reform legislation, which one of these statements would fall under the political linkage category?

a) President Bush presses Republicans in Congress to pass legislation.

b) Opinion among the elderly about proposed changes becomes particularly negative.

c) Congress does not legislate private accounts for Social Security.

d) Several prominent Republicans express disappointment that the president didn’t concentrate on the more important issue of tax reform.

e) Social Security benefits, in conjunction with Medicare, have reduced the frequency of poverty among older Americans.

4.Over time, most presidents in office have tended to

a) gain popularity.

b) stay at about the same level of popularity throughout their terms.

c) gain popularity only during times of national crisis, such as during economic recessions.

d) lose popularity.

e) lose popularity in the first term but gain it in the second.

5.Military actions tend to

a) increase the public’s support for the president.

b) have little impact on the public’s support for the president.

c) increase the public’s support for the president only if they are successful.

d) decrease the public’s support for the president.

e) increase the public’s support for the president only if the president is also a military veteran.

6.Which statement supports the argument that the presidency has evolved into a highly democratic institution that is responsive to the American people?

a) Presidents are more likely to lead and shape public opinion than follow it.

b) It is the only nationally elected office.

c) Because presidents only serve two terms, there are few compelling reasons to respond to public opinion in their second term.

d) Because elections only take place every four years, presidents have a great deal of time to follow their own agendas.

e) Presidents can go their own way in terms of foreign policy.

7.American presidents enjoy considerable freedom of action in waging war.

a) True

b) False

8.Presidential responsibilities, burdens, power, and impact have changed very little over the last 200 years.

a) True

b) False

9.Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution clearly delineates the specific powers and duties of the president as commander-in-chief.

a) True

b) False

10.President Nixon required congressional approval to recognize communist China.

a) True

b) False

11.The president is the foreign policy leader, while Congress is the domestic policy leader.

a) True

b) False

12.By organizing his cabinet with a chief of staff who was in charge of everyone else, Dwight D. Eisenhower used the army’s competitive staff system instead of the hierarchical staff system.

a) True

b) False

13.Presidential vetoes are seldom over-ridden.

a) True

b) False

14.The president’s chief of staff

a) is head of a hierarchical staff system.

b) is also secretary of state.

c) may have different levels of responsibility, depending on the president’s wishes.

d) is head of a collegial staff system.

e) vies for power in a competitive staff system.

15.The power to lead the public also implies the power to manipulate public opinion.

a) True

b) False

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    Do your own homework.

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