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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

Nike Inc.

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

its morning in america

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

modified primary

Which political party pioneered the use of slogans in political campaigns

Whig

What were members of the Democratic-Republican Party also known as

Jefferson Republicans

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

money

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

government

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

council

In which plan were all states to be represented equally in the legislature

new jersey plan

The voting rights act of 1965 was the precursor to which amendment

26

In which type of primary election can only democrats vote in a democratic primary and only republicans vote in a republican primary

Closed

Negative tactics used in campaigns are sometimes referred to as what

mudslinging

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

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

democratic republican

In the presidential election of 1796 which political party did John Adams represent

Federalist

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

primary

In which type of primary election can only voters registered as party members vote in the party primary

closed primary

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