ch 13 government

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In case the President is disabled, the way the Vice President becomes President is determined by
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the 25th Amendment
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The Least Number of Presidential Electors a State can have is
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Three
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Most of the sessions at the National Convention are spent
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listening to party speeches and reports
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All of the following contributed to today’s presidential selection system EXCEPT
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the 25th Amendment.
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The President may decide to resume duties after an illness by informing Congress that no inability exists, but that decision can be challenged by
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the Vice President and a majority of the Cabinet.
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A formal duty assigned to the Vice President by the Constitution is to
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preside over the Senate.
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All of the following are characteristics that usually determine who is nominated for President EXCEPT
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from a key larger State.
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Which of the following is eligible to run for the presidency: a 45-year old banker who was born and raised in Wyoming or a 30-year-old State legislator who was born in Virginia, lived abroad for 10 years, then returned to Virginia
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the banker
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A President may need to produce evidence of his ability to perform the powers and duties of his office in the event that
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war breaks out during his term of office.
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A State’s presidential electors are chosen by
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popular vote
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The order of succession to the presidency after the Vice President is determined by the
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Presidential Succession Act.
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The Framers of the Constitution called for the President to be elected by
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a body of electors.
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The roles a President must play are
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spelled out in the Constitution.
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The majority of the proposed reforms to the current electoral college system
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also contain flaws
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As of January 20, 2001, the President receives a yearly salary of
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$400,000
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During the nomination process, political battles are most likely to occur in
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Presidential primaries in party out of power
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The main argument in favor of limiting the president to a single 6-year term is that it would
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Free the president from the demands of a second-term campaign
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The problem with the results of the election of 1796 was that
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The president and vice president were from opposing parties
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According to the constitution, the president must
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be at least 35 years of age
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Which of the following statements is not an argument against the electoral college system?
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A candidate who loses the popular vote may still be elected president
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Which of the following statements is not an argument for direct popular election of the president?
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Small states again in advantage in a direct election plan
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If a successor to the presidency has served 3 years of the predecessor’s term, how many more years is he eligible to serve as president in his own right?
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4 years
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Most presidential caucuses differ from statewide presidential primaries and all of the following ways except the
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Main purpose for which the delegates are chosen
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Which of the following is a way that presidential disability is determined?
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The Vice president and a majority of the Cabinet inform Congress in writing.
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The most widely supported plan for reform of the electoral college is the
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direct popular election plan
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The major importance of the 12th amendment is that it
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eliminated the possibility of a tie for the presidency
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The framers believed that ___ would be weakened if congress was responsible for choosing the president.
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All of the following: Separation of powers. The system of checks and balances.
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Typically, the wrench in the gears of the electoral college that causes the election to be thrown into the house is
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A strong minor party candidate
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According to the presidential succession act of 1947, which follows the Vice President in the line of presidential succession?
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Speaker of the house
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The national convention is held to accomplish all of the following except
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Select the parties delegates
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A presidential primary can be
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Both of these
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The first session of the national convention is generally devoted to
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giving speeches

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