Forrest Gump Essay

1423 Words Dec 7th, 2013 6 Pages
1.
Under the Articles of Confederation,

a. there were three branches of government.
b.
there was no executive branch.
c.
there were eighteen presidents with significant authority.
d.
George Washington served temporarily as president.
e.
the national government was supreme over the states.

2.
The Constitution sets the length of a presidential term is set at ________ years.

a. two b. four c. six d. eight e. ten 3.
The president's power to convene Congress

a. allows the president to make recess appointments.
b.
is largely symbolic today.
c.
is utilized regularly by modern presidents.
d.
was justified by Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 10.
e.
was ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme
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II. is an express power granted to the president in Article II of the Constitution.
III. refers to the entire collection of rights enjoyed by the president.
IV. allows presidents to break the law with impunity.

a.
I only
b.
I and II
c.
I and III
d.
II and III
e.
II and IV

18.
If the president dies in office and the vice presidency is vacant, the next person in the line of succession is the

a.
President pro tempore of the Senate.
b.
Secretary of Defense.
c.
Speaker of the House.
d.
Secretary of State.
e.
Secretary of the Treasury.

19.
The Twenty-Fifth Amendment was added to the Constitution in 1967 to provide a way to

a. define the line of presidential succession.
b.
remove the secretary of state from the line of presidential succession.
c.
provide guidance during impeachment proceedings.
d.
ensure that vacancies in the office of the vice president can be filled without election.
e.
eliminate the Electoral College.

20.
________ and ________ were the only nonelected president and vice president.

a.
Lyndon B. Johnson/Hubert Humphrey
b.
John F. Kennedy/Lyndon B. Johnson
c.
Gerald R. Ford/Nelson Rockefeller
d.
Gerald R. Ford/Spiro T. Agnew
e.
Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale

21.
The president's power to make treaties is limited by

a. the House Foreign Relations Committee.
b.
the advice and consent of two-thirds of both the House and Senate.
c.
State Department rules.
d.
a majority vote in

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