Cards in this guide (30)
How is the number of electors figured for each state
The number of electors for each state is determined by the
number of members of Congress (representatives plus the two
senators) each state has. The District of Columbia has the same
number of electors as the least populous state.
How are electors chosen in each state
There is no set rule for the manner in which electors may be
nominated or chosen.
What is the right to vote known as
The right to vote is also known as 'suffrage', and 'enfranchisement' or franchise
How many presidents were elected from the whig party
Two of the presidents were elected from the Whig party. They
were William H. Harrison and Taylor.
Whose motto is Just Do It
To use direct tax in a sentence
An income tax is an example of direct tax.
How were the colonies transformed into sovereign states
(by forming their own governments)
What was President Ronald Reagan's campaign slogan for re-election
Who was the first president to actively campaign for votes himself
William Henry Harrison was the first president to campaign for
votes for himself.
Which type of primary election is also known as a semi-closed or semi-open primary
Which political party pioneered the use of slogans in political campaigns
What were members of the Democratic-Republican Party also known as
Which amendment removed the ban on poll taxes and banned polling stations from prohibiting people from voting based on non-payment of taxes
The 24th amendment removed the ban on poll taxes and banned
polling stations from prohibiting people from voting based on
non-payment of taxes.
What is one of the most important components of a successful presidential campaign
What would happen in the case of a tie or a lack of majority vote in a presidential election
The House elects the president and vice president from the top
three candidates, giving each state only one vote.
Why is advertising crucial to the campaign process
In the United states which of these are elected indirectly through the electoral college
The President and vice president
In colonial governments what was the upper house of the legislature called
In which plan were all states to be represented equally in the legislature
The voting rights act of 1965 was the precursor to which amendment
In which type of primary election can only democrats vote in a democratic primary and only republicans vote in a republican primary
Negative tactics used in campaigns are sometimes referred to as what
The response of businesses and individuals to fiscal policy changes is related to which of these
the amount of funds government is spending
Which plan called for a stronger national government New Jersey or Virginia plan
How are laws and policies passed in a direct democracy
(the people vote directly to pass laws and policies) A+
In the presidential election of 1796 which political party did Thomas Jefferson represent
In the presidential election of 1796 which political party did John Adams represent
Of the following which is true of the second party system
It pitted the Democratic Party against the Whig Party.
Of the following terms which best defines a public election run by government officials to determine which candidate will represent the party
In which type of primary election can only voters registered as party members vote in the party primary