Chapter 12 Quiz

Instructions
Chapter 12 Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. Which two features does the text suggest have enabled the presidency to become more powerful than the Framers envisioned?

    1. power to overrule Supreme Court decisions.
    2. power to impeach members of Congress.
    3. election by national vote.
    4 his position as sole chief executive.   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  2. Which theory of the presidency exemplified by President Theodore Roosevelt urged presidents to be assertive, yet stay within constitutional boundaries?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  3. Under constitutional procedures for the Electoral College, the president is chosen by:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  4. Which one of following is not an important factor in presidential leadership regarding policy initiatives:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  5. The heart of a president's administrative authority is the power to:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. Presidential growth in the area of domestic policy came about largely because of:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. Candidate strategies in early presidential nominating contests (such as New Hampshire's primary) are designed chiefly to gain:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. American foreign policy could be described for most of the nineteenth century as basically:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  9. Which of the following events is not part of the process of nominating candidates for president of the United States:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  10. The U.S. House of Representatives has impeached all except which of the following presidents:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  



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