Government Test 2

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Government Test 2
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Chapters 5-8
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  1. 5 steps of a Bill
    • 1. Bill must be Submitted- only members of congress submit bills
    • 2. Goes to the Committees
    • 3 Debate
    • 4. Conference Committee- reconciling House and Senate Versions of the Bill
    • 5. President- signs or veto's
  2. 5 major Powers of the Presidency
    • 1. Military - Commander and Chief
    • 2. Judicial Component - Pardon
    • 3. Diplomatic - Head of State
    • 4. Executive - enforce the rules and laws
    • 5. Legislative component - Veto
  3. 4 ways to reduce the size of Government
    • 1. Termination of Programs
    • 2. Devolution- dissolve a function of gov. so the states have to do it
    • 3. Privatization
    • 4. Reorganize and Efficiency Campaigns
  4. 4 Formal Resources of the President
    • 1. Cabinet "inner cabinet"- advisers to the president
    • 2. White House Staff
    • 3. Executive Office of the White House- OMB - office of management and budget
    • 4. The Vice Presidency
  5. 6 points of Bureaucracy
    • 1. Division of Labor Based on Functional Specialization
    • 2. Well Defined Hierarchy
    • 3. A system of rules covering the Rights and Duties of Employment
    • 4. System of Procedures for Dealing with Work Situations
    • 5. Impersonality of Interpersonal Relationships - job first and relationships at work second
    • 6. Promotion and Selection based on Technical Competence
  6. Marbury v. Madison
    • Players - Adams: former President, Jefferson: Current Pres., Madison: sec. of state, John Marshell: Chief Justice, and Marbury
    • Judiciary Act 1789 - writ of mandamus: actions taken by court must be enforced
    • Marshell declares the Judiciary Act of 1789 unconstitutional
  7. Iron Triangle
    Executive Agencies - give money to - Interest Groups - give money and votes to - Congressional Committees - give money to Executive Agencies
  8. 3 groups that influence Congress
    • 1. Individual
    • 2. Interest Groups
    • 3. District
  9. Restraint
    a conservative approach to the law- difference to legislative action and strict jurisdictional standards
  10. Activism
    select cases based on societal issues- jurisdictional concerns limited
  11. Organizing Entities of Congress
    • 1. Party Leadership
    • 2. Standing Committees and Specialization
    • 3. Staff System
  12. Beurocratic Control checks and balances
    • Executive - Reorganize
    • Budget
    • Legislative - Oversight
    • Budget

    Judicial
    - Constitutional Review

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