Who would become president if the president and vice president died in an accident?

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I am taking online courses so i have evaluations that has 50 multiple choice questions i need help for that. Course name is American Government: National Level. I also have project about a topic that they gave me.

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Unit 2 Evaluation Evaluation 2 American Government 2: National Level (SSTH 038 059) This evaluation will cover the lessons in this unit. It is open book, meaning you can use your textbook, syllabus, and other course materials. You will need to understand, analyze, and apply the information you have learned in order to answer the questions correctly. To take the evaluation online, follow the directions provided. Part A: Multiple-Choice Select the response that best completes the statement or answers the question. _____ 1. Who would become president if the president and vice president died in an accident? a. b. c. d. _____ 2. A president cannot remove the a. b. c. d. _____ secretary of state. secretary of defense. secretary of agriculture. vice president. 3. Who determines the president’s salary? a. b. c. d. _____ the speaker of the House the secretary of state the secretary of agriculture the president pro tempore of the Senate the House of Representatives the Senate Congress the Supreme Court 4. According to the original provisions of the Constitution, who became vice president? a. b. c. d. Unit 2 Evaluation the candidate with the second-highest number of electoral votes the person chosen by the president the person chosen by the Supreme Court the person chosen by the House of Representatives SSTH 038 _____ 5. In which election did presidential electors begin to vote along party lines? a. b. c. d. _____ 6. Which amendment separated the elections of the president and vice president? a. b. c. d. _____ They are consistent across the United States. They always express preferences for certain candidates. They never express preferences for certain candidates. They vary from state to state. 8. In the early 1800s, which method of selecting presidential candidates was used? a. b. c. d. _____ the 12th Amendment the 10th Amendment the 11th Amendment the 25th Amendment 7. Which of the following is true of presidential primaries? a. b. c. d. _____ the election of 1808 the election of 1792 the election of 1800 the election of 1900 congressional caucus convention presidential primary national committees 9. Who chooses the presidential electors in the electoral college? a. b. c. d. party conventions national committees voters state legislatures _____ 10. Who selects the president if no candidate wins a majority of the electoral votes? a. b. c. d. the House of Representatives the Senate the Supreme Court the incumbent president _____ 11. Which of the following is a criticism of the electoral college? a. b. c. d. Unit 2 Evaluation It is too easily influenced by public opinion. The candidate with the most popular votes does not always win. A candidate must have a majority of the popular vote to win. It arguably violates the 12th Amendment. SSTH 038 _____ 12. Today, both of the major parties select presidential candidates at a. b. c. d. congressional caucuses. national conventions. state committee meetings. a single, bi-partisan convention. _____ 13. Electoral votes from which of the following states can go to more than one presidential candidate? a. b. c. d. New York California Florida Nebraska _____ 14. A criticism of the district plan for reforming the electoral college is a. b. c. d. it would be a motive for drawing districts to favor one party (gerrymandering). it would destroy the existing two-party system. some states would lose all their electoral votes. it would give an advantage to states with smaller populations. _____ 15. A criticism of the proportional plan for reforming the electoral college is a. it would not address the “winner-take-all” issue. b. it would not eliminate faithless electors. c. it would not guarantee that the candidate with the most popular votes would become president. d. some states would lose all their electoral votes. _____ 16. An argument against allowing direct election of the president is a. b. c. d. it would not address the “winner-take-all” issue. it would not eliminate faithless electors. it would give an advantage to states with smaller populations. states would have no voice in selecting the president. _____ 17. Most vice-presidential candidates are chosen a. b. c. d. to balance a party’s ticket. for their experience. for their familiarity with the Senate. as logical successors to the president. _____ 18. Which amendment limits the number of terms a president can have? a. b. c. d. Unit 2 Evaluation the 12th Amendment the 11th Amendment the 22nd Amendment the 25th Amendment SSTH 038 _____ 19. A party adopts its platform at a a. b. c. d. committee meeting. national convention. congressional caucus. convention of state governors. _____ 20. Which vice president is seen as the most influential in American history? a. b. c. d. Andrew Johnson Lady Bird Johnson Dick Cheney Harry Truman _____ 21. Which of the following is a power of the president? a. b. c. d. declaring war approving appointments made by the Senate nominating judges and ambassadors levying taxes _____ 22. An executive order is an example of a(n) __________ power of the presidency. a. b. c. d. _____ 23. military diplomatic executive judicial Pardoning a convicted criminal is an example of a(n) __________ power of the presidency. a. b. c. d. legislative judicial executive diplomatic _____ 24. Which of the following gives the executive branch of government a free hand in foreign relations? a. b. c. d. formal treaties the power to declare war executive agreements the War Powers Resolution of 1973 _____ 25. In which situation did a president use military force without congressional approval? a. b. c. d. Unit 2 Evaluation the war in Iraq the Persian Gulf War of 1991 the Vietnam War participation in NATO’s action in the Balkans SSTH 038 _____ 26. Which of the following is a judicial power of a president? a. b. c. d. the veto the line-item veto reprieve requesting new legislation in Congress _____ 27. Jimmy Carter’s unconditional pardon to draft evaders in 1977 is an example of a. b. c. d. reprieve. commutation. amnesty. executive agreement. _____ 28. The president’s ability to request legislation from Congress is the __________ power. a. b. c. d. ordinance judicial diplomatic message _____ 29. Which of the following is a legislative power of a president? a. b. c. d. veto pardon reprieve executive order _____ 30. The president’s ability to deny the legal existence of another government is the power a. b. c. d. of the purse strings. of recognition. to make executive agreements. to issue executive orders. _____ 31. Persona non grata refers to a. b. c. d. the vice president. someone who challenges an incumbent president for a party’s nomination. an unwelcome ambassador from another country. the president’s ability to receive diplomats from other countries. _____ 32. Who must approve a formal treaty that a president negotiates? a. b. c. d. Unit 2 Evaluation the speaker of the House the Supreme Court the Senate three-fourths of the state legislatures SSTH 038 _____ 33. Which president was the first to issue an executive order? a. b. c. d. Richard Nixon John F. Kennedy Franklin D. Roosevelt George Washington _____ 34. Why do some people advocate a single, six-year term for a president? a. b. c. d. to reduce the importance of the electoral college to make the “national bonus plan” obsolete to free the president from having to campaign to give voters more control over the president _____ 35. Who has final authority over the execution of military matters? a. b. c. d. the Senate. the vice president. Congress. the president. Part B: True or False Determine whether each statement is true or false. _____ 36. A two-thirds majority is needed in the Senate to approve a treaty. a. true b. false _____ 37. In 1920, the Senate rejected the Treaty of Versailles. a. true b. false _____ 38. The line-item veto was passed into law and then found to be unconstitutional. a. true b. false _____ 39. According to the War Powers Act of 1973, a president can deploy troops in a combat situation for no more than 120 days without congressional approval. a. true b. false _____ 40. Presidential power has declined in the last two hundred years. a. true b. false Unit 2 Evaluation SSTH 038 _____ 41. In a recess appointment, an appointee is usually appointed for life. a. true b. false _____ 42. Generally, presidents can remove officials they appoint. a. true b. false _____ 43. When a federal law conflicts with a treaty, courts always favor the treaty. a. true b. false _____ 44. One of the vice president’s duties is presiding over the House of Representatives. a. true b. false _____ 45. Recent presidents have relied mostly on formal treaties when conducting foreign relations. a. true b. false Part C: Matching Match each of the following descriptions with the appropriate presidential role. Use each answer one time only. a. chief of state b. chief administrator c. commander in chief d. chief of party e. chief citizen _____ 46. representing the American people _____ 47. the ceremonial head of government _____ 48. setting the policies for the party that controls the White House _____ 49. overseeing the executive departments _____ 50. managing the military Unit 2 Evaluation SSTH 038 Carefully check your answers on this evaluation and make any corrections you feel are necessary. When you are satisfied that you have answered the questions to the best of your ability, transfer your answers to an answer sheet. Please refer to the information sheet that came with your course materials. Unit 2 Evaluation SSTH 038 ...

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