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2 Jeopardy Heading1Heading2Heading3Heading4 Heading5 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy

3 $100 Question from H1 The Constitution most clearly Reflects the Framers commitment To L________ government.

4 $100 Answer from H1 “limited” government.

5 $200 Question from H1 To alter a court’s precedent is To engage in which: judicial “activism” or “restraint”?

6 $200 Answer from H1 Judicial activism.

7 $300 Question from H1 American foreign policy is Directed by which branch of The Federal Government?

8 $300 Answer from H1 The executive branch.

9 $400 Question from H1 “separate but equal” is inherently Unequal was declared in which Supreme Court case?

10 $400 Answer from H1 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.

11 $500 Question from H1 When the president’s public Approval rating is highest, is It easier or is it more difficult For Congress to override a veto?

12 $500 Answer from H1 It would be more difficult for Congress.

13 $100 Question from H2 On a voting ballot, describe the Practice of “ticket-splitting”.

14 $100 Answer from H2 A voter chooses the presidential Nominee of one major party, but Chooses congressional nominees Of another party.

15 $200 Question from H2 What is the primary function of political action committees?

16 $200 Answer from H2 To contribute money to candidates For election.

17 $300 Question from H2 If you just rely on television Network news of national elections, What are you most likely to be Aware of?

18 $300 Answer from H2 The ranking of the candidates, And the relative strength of their Support.

19 $400 Question from H2 Is it legal for the government To censor the press in the interest Of national and military security?

20 $400 Answer from H2 Yes.

21 $500 Question from H2 Can the government outlaw Obscene publicaitons?

22 $500 Answer from H2 Yes.

23 $100 Question from H3 As set down in Marbury v. Madison, what is the main power Of the courts that was not mentioned In the Constitution?

24 $100 Answer from H3 The power of “judicial review”.

25 $200 Question from H3 Though state and federal courts Are autonomous (acting separately) From each other, may the federal Courts rule on the constitutionality Of state court decisions?

26 $200 Answer from H3 Yes.

27 $300 Question from H3 The line-item veto was found to be Unconstitutional because it gave ______________ powers to the President.

28 $300 Answer from H3 It gave “legislative powers” to the President.

29 $400 Question from H3 Is the president’s power to call Special sessions of Congress Considered to be a “check” on The legislative branch?

30 $400 Answer from H3 Yes, calling a special session of Congress is a part of the checks And balances system.

31 $500 Question from H3 Access to the president is/is not Controlled by the president’s Chief of Staff. (?)

32 $500 Answer from H3 Is.

33 $100 Question from H4 Unlike a treaty, an executive Agreement between the president And a foreign leader does not Require approval by the _______.

34 $100 Answer from H4 Senate.

35 $200 Question from H4 What is the next step when the House And Senate pass different versions Of the same bill?

36 $200 Answer from H4 The House version and the Senate Version of the bill go to a Conference committee.

37 $300 Question from H4 A conference committee is composed Of whom?

38 $300 Answer from H4 Members of the House and Senate Who worked on that legislation.

39 $400 Question from H4 Today, why are the House of Representatives members considered to be Most responsive to the people than Senators?

40 $400 Answer from H4 House members must account to the Elections every two years, there are Hundreds more M.O.C. than Senators.

41 $500 Question from H4 What factors have helped to grow The power and prestige of the Presidency since 1932?

42 $500 Answer from H4 An increase in prominence in world affairs; the New Deal expanded the Responsibility of the Federal Government; the president’s increased Visibility via the media.

43 $100 Question from H5 What is one reason that citizens Over age 65 vote in such large Numbers?

44 $100 Answer from H5 Many believe they have a personal Stake in government policies….. Many are dependent on entitlements.

45 $200 Question from H5 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was Passed to reinforce which clause Of the 14 th Amendment?

46 $200 Answer from H5 The “equal protection clause” of the 14 th Amendment: aka the second Constitution.

47 $300 Question from H5 In pluralist theory, the danger of one Interest group gaining too much Power is limited by opposition Interest groups also competing for Power. True / False.

48 $300 Answer from H5 True.

49 $400 Question from H5 James Madison’s term “faction” Has been modernized by our use Of what term?

50 $400 Answer from H5 Interest group, or special interest Group.

51 $500 Question from H5 As originally ratified, the Constitution omitted discussion Of “universal suffrage”. True / False.

52 $500 Answer from H5 True.

53 Final Jeopardy Beyond the “pluralist theory”, today many Believe our government is overrun by the Demands of a massive number of interest Groups. This phenomenon is called what?

54 Final Jeopardy Answer “hyper-pluralism”

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