Because it had a backlog of Cases
He wanted the court to represent a greater diversity of the population
The Court had invalidated many New Deal programs
He wanted to divide the court into a criminal
It stayed about the same
It rose sharply, and then fell sharply
A. The amendment must be proposed by three-fourths of both houses of Congress and approved by the legislatures of two thirds of the states.
. The amendment must be proposed by two thirds of both houses of Congress and approved by the legislatures of three-fourths of the states.
The amendment must be proposed by two-thirds of both houses of congress, signed by the President, and approved by the legislatures of three-fourths of the states.
The amendment must be approved by conventions in two thirds of the states, and then approved by three quarters of both houses of Congress.
A. It remains vacant until the next election.
B. The president's political party holds a mini convention to select a new vice president
C. The Senate selects a new vice president
D. The president nominates a new vice president, who must be approved by a majority of the Congress
A. Mutually assured destruction (MAD)
B. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI)
C. The Marshall Plan
D. The Truman Doctrine
C. entrepreneurial politics
D. conflict resolution.
A. permanent Joint Committees for dealing with serious national concerns, such as 9/11
B. temporary committees of House and Senate members to resolve bill differences between the chambers
C. special Committees that study issues but have no power to report legislation
D. Meetings between members of Congress and the Executive departments.
A. the entire bill and items in an appropriations bill
B. the entire bill and items in a tax bill
C. the entire bill and items in any bill
D. the entire bill only
A. Urban areas were over presented
B. Urban areas were underrepresented
C. Suburban areas were overrepresented
D. The minority party was concentrated, resulting in fewer minorities being elected than there percent in the population.
A. Central clearance
B. review and comment procedure
C. legislative oversight
D. bottom-up review.
A. The establishment of separate functions for the national and state governments
B. the sharing of functions between the national government and the states
C. the reservation of all non-delegated powers to the states
D. the establishment of a federal form rather than a confederational form of government.
A. Be a member of a state bar
B. Be at least 25 years old.
C. be born in the United States
D. No specific requirement is mentioned.
A. Yes Article 1 gives the Congress the right to do this.
B. No, Only the president can do this
C. No Congress can suspend the writ but only in cases of rebellion or invasion
D. No Habeas corpus is a fundamental right and cannot be suspended.
A. appealing to the supreme court
B. the police want to search one's home
C. obtaining an injunction to stop the implementation of a law
D. the president wants to send a judicial nominee to the Senate for confirmation
A. is clearly supported in the Federalist Papers
B. was first applied to the Supreme Court in Marbury v. Madison
C. is explicitly defined in the constitution
D. was a power given to the Supreme Court by the Judiciary Act of 1789
A. majority opinion of the Supreme Court
C. legislative intent of a statute
D. dissenting opinion
A. polygamy practices of Mormons
B. the refusal of the Amish to allow their children to attend school after 8th grade
C. the use of deadly snakes in religious ceremonies
D. the failure of Christian Scientists to seek treatment by an M.D. for their children who have a serious condition.
A. two real parties
B. parties bust have a personal and substantial interest or injury
C. the case must be a real situation and not a hypothetical situation
B. the case must be based on common law.
A. full, faith, and credit
B. due process
C. equal protection
D. right of rendition
B. non-property owners
C. African Americans
D. youth ages 18 to 21 years old
A. property tax
B. sales tax.
C. income tax
D. cigarette tax
A. The buying and selling of securities by the Federal Reserve to affect the economy
B. the reduction in trade barriers to facilitate trade (for example, NAFTA)
C. the clearance of checks by the Federal Reserve.
D. the lending by the Federal Reserve to member banks who them make loans
A. a responsive mechanism; the need of the city to be responsive to all groups in a city.
B. a representative mechanism; the city must have on the council exact proportions of each major social group in the city
C. a service deliverer concerned with efficiency and economy of service provision
D. a holding corporation whose purpose is to contract with private business to provide services.
A. TANK is entirely federal, while AFDC was a federal-state cooperative program
B. There was no time limit on receiving AFCD; for TANF, you can only receive funding for five years
C. AFDC did not go to non-citizens immigrants; TANF does include them
D. AFDC included the provision of child care; TANF does not.
A. hospital payment
B. physicians and outpatient services
C. nursing homes for custodial care
D. experimental procedures.