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5 Steps to a 5 on the AP: U.S. Government and Politics (5 by Pamela K. Lamb

By Pamela K. Lamb

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E. Political parties are becoming stronger and more diverse in the American political scene. 31. An incumbent is a A. B. C. D. E. first-time office holder candidate running for office current office holder most recently defeated candidate candidate with the most votes 32. In developing the United States Constitution, which of the following plans called for a strong national government with three separate branches? A. B. C. D. E. the Virginia Plan the New Jersey Plan the Connecticut Plan the Philadelphia Plan the Hamilton Plan 33.

President held the most press conferences? A. B. C. D. E. Richard Nixon George Bush Jimmy Carter Franklin Roosevelt John Kennedy 56. The size of the House of Representatives is determined by A. B. C. D. E. the president Congress the Constitution the population of the states the Supreme Court 46 • About the AP Exam 57. Bicameralism is A. a legislative body dominated by two major political parties B. a legislative body composed of one house C. a legislative body composed of two houses D. a legislative body that shares power with a judiciary E.

Members of the federal bureaucracy tend to represent the departments in which they work. 24. B. Federalism in the United States is the division of the powers of government between national, state, and several regional and local governments. 25. C. Interest groups are private groups that attempt to get government officials to respond to their issue or philosophy. 26. A. Theodore Roosevelt promoted the stewardship theory, which sees the president as the steward of the people, acting in their best interests.

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