Roles Of The President
Part 2 The second part of this exam will be a long essay, in great detail, chosen from a list of two essays listed below. The length of this essay that would fit 2- 4 pages of 8 & 1/2 x 11 inch pieces of paper. The content of the essay needs to cover all the topics listed in the essay question plus examples to fill out your answer. And detail means tell me every thing you can based on the lecture notes, the study guide and the text book. The essay is worth 50 points. Essay choice one: Knowing what you do about the founding Fathers’ idea of separation of powers and checks and balances, write an essay, in detail, describing how the federal (national) government operates. Topics must include: What are the three branches of our government (in detail) ? How do they cooperate? How are they in conflict? How is the conflict resolved? How is the Senate different from the House? Do you think this system works well today? Why/why not? Essay choice two: Describe the five roles of the President. Topics must include: What powers (in detail) are set aside by the Constitution for the President? How are these roles or powers exercised? How much can the President do own his or her own and how much must be done in cooperation with Congress? Who is more powerful today, the President or Congress? Explain.