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14 Cards in this Set

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Bases and Limits of Presidency Power.
Acts of Congress
Court Decisions
Constitutional Powers of Presidency.
Power to Veto
The "Take Care" Clause
Commander in Chief
Presedential Pardons
Treaty Making Authority
Nominations and Appointments
Third Party System
Republicans (Dominant) and Democrats
Fourth Party System
1890's- 1932
Republicans and Deomcrats (parallel)
Fifth Party System
1932- 1944 +/-
Democrats (Dominant) and Republicans
1st party Federalist
Alexander Hamilton Ideology
Strong Central Government
Loose Interpretation of the Constitution.
1st party Jeffersonian
Strong States, weak central gov.
Strict Interpretation of the constitution.
2nd party Democrats
Based on support of Andrew Jackson
Expansion of the elective franchise
Strong states/limited Cent Gov.
2nd party Whigs
Strong advocates from American business and banking.
Maintain strong Central Government.
3rd party Republicans
Opposed spread of slavery to the West. (Kansas Nebraska Act.)
Dominated after the Civil War.
Northern business and farmers.
(Pushed for Homestead act.)
3rd Party Democrats
National power crippled by support of secession.
Remained strong in the south.
Often a victim of "Waving the bloody shirt."
4th Party Republicans and Democrats
Both supported expansion and war with spain.
Both support reforms and cote for women.
Republicans known for support of self reliance and big business.
Great Depression strengthened Democrats and Damaged Republicans.
5th Party Democrats
Based on broad coalition of labor, farmers, and urbanites.
Supported the expansion of Central Gov thoguh social support programs and then civil right after 1963.
5th party Republicans
Resisted expansion of Gov. through social programs.
Continued success electing Presidents.
Mainly an opposition party in congress.