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When Dwight Eisenhower sent federal troops into little rock in 1957 this demonstrated what?
the president can make unilateral use of the emergency powers to protect states against domestic disorder
emergency powers for domestic disorder
All of the following have been uses of the president's power of amnesty or pardon except what?
George washingtons amnesty to all americans who fought for the british during the war for independence
war for independence
The _____ is the informal designation for the heads of the major federal govt?
Cabinet
cuboard
The goal of War powers resolution was to ?
limit the power of the president to committ american troops to military action without authorization from congress
non authorization from congress
public opinion is generally favorable of a president's foreign policy decisions, especially during a crisis
true
the line item veto was declared unconsstitutional by the supreme court
true
the pres. doesnt have constitutional authority to use military troops domestically
false
what is requd for the congress to overide a presidential veto
two thirds vote of both house and congress
votes
the pres. ability to make many important appointments in the executive branch is the power of ?
patronage
_____ is the claim that the electorate has given the winner of a presidentail election a special authority to carry out his/her plans
mandate
the power to declare war is given to whom under the constitution?
both houses of Congress
not the pres.
the white house staff currently consists of approximately a dozen advisers and policy analysts to the president
false
true or false
the first lady is an important resource for the president in his capacity as
head of state
when the pres. infers powers from the "rights, duties, and obligations" of the presidency, these are called
inherent powers
powers
the pres. has the power to appoint all of the following with approval of senate except
the vice pres
a sitting pres who loses or isnt eligible for reelection
a lame duck
the rise in presidential power since the new deal is largely due to the delegation of powers from congress
true
tru or false
the group of advisers and analysts to the president are called
white house staff
the office of the presidency was established by ________ of the constitution
Article 2
article ?
what is the general tendency of a presidents popularity
usually start off popular and decline over the next four years