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17 Cards in this Set

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1.Internal mobilization occurs when
conflics in the government create divided fractions that try to mobilize popular support
The “era of good feelings” was
unity among Americans
Which of the following was not a date of an electoral realignment
State and local party organization do all of the following except
litigate against unfavorable policies
One reason why redistricting is controversial is because
it can cause votes to swing in favor of one side or the other
What are the most common private bills proposed in Congress
bills for defense contracts in a representative district
When the House and the Senate coordinate two versions of the same bill, they will often use a ______ to obtain a single unified bill
conference commitee
“Astroturf lobbying” refers to the practice whereby
a special interest group pretends to represent the public interest
Oversight can best be described as
Congressional oversight refers to the review, monitoring, and supervision of federal agencies, programs, activities, and policy implementation
. The Senate’s constitutional power of advice and consent extends to which of the following
the president’s power to make treaties with foreign nations
The role the House of Representatives plays in impeachments can best be compared with that of a
grand jury
Members of Congress can represent the people in two ways: as a ______, a member of Congress acts on the express preferences of his or her constituency; as a ______, a member is more loosely tied to constituents and makes the decisions he or she thinks are best
Delegate, trustee
When the president infers powers from the “rights, duties, and obligations” of the presidency, these are called
inherent powers
Through the act of delegating powers, the national structure of government in the 1930s went from ______ to ______
legislatively centered, president centered
The first lady is an important resource for the president in his capacity
head of state
A significant initiative set forth by Lyndon Johnson was
the great society
The office of the presidency was established by of the Constitution
Article ll