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Who are the most important officials in the executive branch

The most important official in the executive branch is the president. The president is the most visible and the most powerful member of the executive branch.

What argument for keeping or eliminating the electoral college did you find most compelling

It is one of the most dangerous institutions in American politics today and should be abolished. The primary impact of the Electoral College is that it gives the citizens of some states more influence over the presidential election than citizens of other states.

What is one major factor that can result in biased news stories

pressure from media executives

sensationalism

What are two common strategies that interest groups use to shape public policy

lobbying officials and forming political action committees (PACs)

filling lawsuits and lobbying officials

What do most elections for local state and federal offices have in common

voters in a district select one candidate to fill a a particular office

they are winner-takes-all election

What possible disadvantage of interest groups does this scenario illustrate

they lack power unless they are well funded-CST TEST 5.4.2 just answered it

What area of public policy lies exclusively with the federal government

foreign policy

Which role does the legislative branch play in making public policy

Passing a new law about endangered species.

What role does the judicial branch play in making public policy

Determining that a law passed by a state legislature may stand

Which diagram most accurately explains changes in media over time

( Government, 5.4.2 Test) The popularity of the web >>>> led to >>>>>A decrease in the readership of print media

Which role does the judicial branch play in making public policy

determining whether a newly adopted tax law is legal

Which step was part of implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act

federal agencies established specific regulations for compliance with the law

congress defined its specific terms

What step was required after this law was written

congress wrote regulations regarding its details

Which option best completes in the diagram

widespread unemployment

Which task do volunteers for a political campaign usually do

coordinate fund-raisers

What is a required part of the process of voting in a general election

submitting a voter registration form

educating yourself about the issues and candidates

researching your polling location

Which situation would most likely result from citizens engaging in civic participation

citizens have more say in political change

citizens make a difference in public policy

What action completes the chart

starting a new business

What option best completes the title of the graphic

patrick Henry-apex

Which statement is true of a treaty

It must be ratified by two-thirds of the U.S Senate.

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