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JEOPARDY #2 Ch. 12-15
Executive Decision Eat a ‘PeachNot Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit By the Numbers Cabinet Making Red Tape 100 200 300 400 500
Executive Decision- 100 The factor which has the greatest influence on a citizen’s approval of the president
Executive Decision - 100 What is political party affiliation?
Executive Decision- 200 The president exercises his agenda setting power though it every January
Executive Decision - 200 What is the State of the Union Address?
Executive Decision - 300 It does have the force of law, but, unlike a treaty, it does not have to be ratified by the Senate or enforced by subsequent administrations.
Executive Decision - 300 What is an EXECUTIVE ORDER?
Executive Decision - 400 The one is more efficient, but also more likely to deny presidential access for opposing viewpoints while the other filters less, but is often inefficient.
Executive Decision - 400 What are the relative advantages and disadvantages of the pyramidal and circular models for organizing the White House Office?
Executive Decision - 500 They are the three “biggie” organizations in the Executive Office of the President
Executive Decision - 500 What are the NSC, the OMB, and the NEC?
Eat a ‘Peach - 100 Impeachment is a political process. This is the judicial analog of impeachment.
Eat a ‘Peach - 100 What is INDICTMENT?
Eat a ‘Peach- 200 Tries all impeached officials
Eat a ‘Peach - 200 What is the Senate?
Eat a ‘Peach - 300 Presides over presidential impeachment trials
Eat a ‘Peach - 300 Who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
Eat a ‘Peach - 400 Only Presidents who have been impeached
Eat a ‘Peach - 400 Who are Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton?
Eat a ‘Peach - 500 Committee responsible for impeachment
Eat a ‘Peach - 500 What is the House Judiciary Committee?
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 100 The most ususal way that vice presidents have become presidents in American history
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 100 What is by taking the presidency when the president dies?
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 200 In order to appeal to a portion of the electorate otherwise unlikely to vote for him
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 200 What is the most likely basis upon which a presidential candidate will select a running mate?
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 300 It’s the two-step method constitutionally prescribed for filling a vice presidential vacancy
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 300 What is the president nominates a new VP who then must be approved by BOTH houses of Congress?
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 400 Gerald Ford
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 400 Who is the only Vice President to become president without ever facing national election?
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 500 1.He said this when he turned down the office of vice president: “I do not choose to be buried until I am already dead.”He said this when he turned down the office of vice president: “I do not choose to be buried until I am already dead.” 2.He said the office was not worth this category’s title.He said the office was not worth this category’s title.
Not Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit - 500 Who are Daniel Webster and John Nance Garner?
By the Numbers - 100 435, 100, 535
By the Numbers - 100 What are the number of seats in the House, the Senate, and the Congress?
By the Numbers - 200 25 and 7; 30 and 9
By the Numbers - 200 What are the age and citizenship requirements for membership in the House and the Senate respectively?
By the Numbers - 300 35 and 14
By the Numbers - 300 What are the age and residency requirements for presidents?
By the Numbers - 400 90% male, 40% lawyers, most are well-educated and from upper-middle or upper income backgrounds, mostly Protestant, and mostly white and aged 55 or 60
By the Numbers - 400 What is the demography of Congress?
By the Numbers - 500 GS 1-18
By the Numbers- 500 What are the General Schedule Ratings (assigned by the Office of Personnel Management) which determine the salaries of civil servants?
Cabinet Making - 100 By appointing administrators sympathetic to his policy agenda
Cabinet Making - 100 How does the president exercise his influence over the federal bureaucracy?
Cabinet Making - 200 15
Cabinet Making - 200 What is the current number of cabinet departments?
Cabinet Making - 300 The Department of Homeland Security
Cabinet Making - 300 What is the most recently created cabinet department?
Cabinet Making - 400 The cabinet department which hires the most people
Cabinet Making - 400 What is the Department of Defense?
Cabinet Making - 500 The most important reason that most presidents do not treat their cabinets as advisory bodies
Cabinet Making - 500 What is that the cabinet secretaries engage in turf battles, seeking to defend and promote departmental interests in meetings with the president?
Red Tape - 100 To develop and enforce procedures for implementing policy
Red Tape - 100 What is the main function of the federal bureaucracy?
Red Tape - 200 Under the spoils system, appointments to federal bureaucratic jobs were based primarily on this.
Red Tape - 200 What is patronage?
Red Tape - 300 1.Duplicating responsibilitiesDuplicating responsibilities 2. authorizing and appropriating funds authorizing and appropriating funds 3.Holding hearing to determine possible agency abuseHolding hearing to determine possible agency abuse 4.Re-writing legislationRe-writing legislation
Red Tape - 300 How does Congress engage in oversight of the bureaucracy?
Red Tape - 400 The biggest difference in the federal bureaucracy and most other large bureaucracies
Red Tape - 400 What is “It has two masters: the president and Congress?
Red Tape - 500 The term which most aptly defines the policy-making power of the federal bureaucracy
Red Tape - 500 What is “discretionary authority”?