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Jeopardy Powers 1Strength 2Limits 3 WarPowers Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
$100 Question from H1 Which branch has the powers to tax and spend the citizen’s money?
$100 Answer from H1 Congress.
$200 Question from H1 What two branches have the authority to propose legislation for Congress?
$200 Answer from H1 Members of Congress and the president; Legislative and Executive branches.
$300 Question from H1 What is the name of the venue where the President tells Congress (each year) what he would like it to consider as national policy?
$300 Answer from H1 State of the Union Address.
$400 Question from H1 Is the Executive Branch the Only branch with “veto” power?
$400 Answer from H1 No. Congress can veto the actions of the president under specific international crisis situations involving US troops….
$500 Question from H1 Under what circumstance can Congress veto the actions of the president?
$500 Answer from H1 The Legislative veto can be used to recall US troops from hostile action under the War Powers Act.
$100 Question from H2 What executive can grant reprieves and pardons for State offenses?
$100 Answer from H2 The Governor of the state.
$200 Question from H2 What executive can grant a pardon for a conviction from a Federal District Court located in Austin, Texas?
$200 Answer from H2 The president of the US.
$300 Question from H2 The Speaker of the House must “take care that the laws be faithfully executed”. True / False.
$300 Answer from H2 False.
$400 Question from H2 Which department in the president’s bureaucracy serves as the government’s banker?
$400 Answer from H2 Treasury Department.
$500 Question from H2 Which department aids Businesses and conducts the US census?
$500 Answer from H2 Commerce Department.
$100 Question from H3 A legislative power of the president is the ability to adjourn Congress if the House and Senate can not agree on adjournment. True / False.
$100 Answer from H3 True.
$200 Question from H3 If the president nominates a Federal Judge, does the Senate have the power to confirm or reject the nominee?
$200 Answer from H3 Yes.
$300 Question from H3 An administrative power of the president is the recommendation of legislation to Congress. T/F.
$300 Answer from H3 False.
$400 Question from H3 If the president nominates an ambassador, does he need the approval of the House and Senate?
$400 Answer from H3 No.
$500 Question from H3 How much of the Senate must agree to a treaty with a foreign nation, if it is to be binding under the US Constitution?
$500 Answer from H3 Two-thirds of the Senate is needed to ratify a treaty.
$100 Question from H4 Which department manages our natural resources and Native American Reservations and public lands?
$100 Answer from H4 The Interior Department.
$200 Question from H4 If the Congress is not in session, under what circumstances can the president convene both houses of Congress?
$200 Answer from H4 It can only be done on extra- ordinary occasions such as a crisis.
$300 Question from H4 Which department is responsible for responding to natural disasters?
$300 Answer from H4 Homeland Security Department.
$400 Question from H4 Does the president need approval to hire expert leaders for the bureaucracy? Yay / Nay
$400 Answer from H4 Yes, the Senate must approve!
$500 Question from H4 What key, powerful skill must the president use to get the Members of Congress to pass his policy proposals?
$500 Answer from H4 The skill to persuade.
$100 Question from H5 What branch of the Federal Government supplies and equips all US armed forces?
$100 Answer from H5 Congress.
$200 Question from H5 What is the name of the act of Congress that is supposed to be a “check” on the Executive Branch movement of troops?
$200 Answer from H5 The War Powers Resolution, also known as the War Powers Act.
$300 Question from H5 Which war caused Congress to try to limit the offensive capabilities of the President?
$300 Answer from H5 The Vietnam War.
$400 Question from H5 What type of resolution can Congress pass to direct the removal of US troops from an area of conflict?
$400 Answer from H5 To do that, Congress must pass a ‘concurrent’ resolution.
$500 Question from H5 Who must report to Congress on the status of US troops where hostilities have occurred or are imminent?
$500 Answer from H5 P.O.T.U.S.
Final Jeopardy A president’s term is four years. A president who wants to get something done should do it during what part of his/her term of office? And why should it be done then?
Final Jeopardy Answer It should be done early in the term; that is when the Prez is most popular and has most persuasive power.
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