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TEKS US History High School - H.20.B: Government Relationships

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High School - U.S. History
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H.20.B: Government Relationships

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  • Q1
    Many members of Congress disagreed with President Roosevelt's proposed solution to the problem described above because -
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    the Constitution required hearings to confirm judicial appointments
    the time required for judicial proceedings would increase
    the power of the executive branch would increase
    Supreme Court justices were subject to term limits
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  • Q2
    How does the pattern of distribution of political representation shown in these graphs affect relationships within the government?
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    The president determines which pieces of legislation are passed.
    Members of Congress compete to be majority leaders.
    Leaders of Congress assign legislation through committees.
    The president must negotiate to get congressional support for the executive agenda.
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    H.20.B: Government Relationships
  • Q3
    Which speaker expresses the main argument against President Franklin D. Roosevelt's plan to increase the number of justices on the Supreme Court?
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    Speaker 4
    Speaker 1
    Speaker 3
    Speaker 2
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    H.20.B: Government Relationships
  • Q4
    The events described in this excerpt provide evidence of which political situation?
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    The refusal by the Supreme Court to intervene in legislative matters
    An increase in the number of legislators who vote against party lines
    Growing solidarity between the executive and judicial branches
    A lack of cooperation between the legislative and executive branches
    60s
    H.20.B: Government Relationships
  • Q5
    The Supreme Court's actions in agreeing to hear this case illustrate -
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    separate roles of state and national governments in a federal system
    key aspects of a democracy based on popular sovereignty
    checks and balances between branches of the federal government
    legal rulings of a partisan nature as a result of judicial activism
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    H.20.B: Government Relationships
  • Q6
    What role did the Supreme Court play in this declaration?
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    The court ruled that requiring literacy tests to vote was unconstitutional.
    The court ruled on the constitutionality of the vote recount in Florida.
    The court determined that campaign contributions are forms of free speech.
    The court ruled Florida's use of butterfly ballots violated the Equal Protection Clause.
    30s
    H.20.B: Government Relationships

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