Chapter 20 AP Gov Foreign and Military Policy
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who is the dominant figure in foreign policy where there it is of a majoritarian nature?

    answer choices

    Congress

    the president

    a judge

    all of the anwers

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Issues surrounding a nuclear test treaty, the NATO Alliance, and a Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty are all examples of...

    answer choices

    neo-institutional politics

    interest group politics

    entrepreneurial politics

    client politcs

    majoritarian politcs

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    US tariffs on Japanese steel imports would be examples of...

    answer choices

    majoritarian politics

    interest group politics

    entrepreneurial politics

    client politics

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Washington's provisions of assistance to US corporations doing business abroad is an example of _______________ politics.

    answer choices

    majoritarian

    client

    interest group

    entrepreneurial

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The president usually takes the leading role on foreign policy issues that are matters of______________ politics.

    answer choices

    majoritarian

    interest group

    entrepreneurial

    client

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Congress Plays a leading role in foreign policy issues that are matters of ________ politics.

    answer choices

    Majoritarian

    Interest group

    Entrepreneurial

    Client

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The constitutional power to appoint ambassadors and to negotiate treaties is vested in the...

    answer choices

    state department

    senate

    president

    congress

    house

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The constitutional power to declare war and to regulate commerce with other nations is vested in...

    answer choices

    the state department

    the senate

    the president

    the pentagon

    congress

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How many times have the US presidents sent troops abroad without the authorization of Congress?

    answer choices

    none

    ten

    approximately fifty

    more than one hundred

    more than three hundred

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following statements about the president's power in foreign affairs is true?

    answer choices

    it is greater than that of leaders of other nations

    it has rarely caused great controversy or political debate

    it is probably less than the Framers intended

    it is strictly limited by the federal court system

    it is greater than his or her power over domestic affairs

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which president sent troops to overthrow a pro-Castro regime in Grenada?

    answer choices

    JFK

    Ronald Reagan

    George H.W. Bush

    Bill Clinton

    George W. Bush

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which president ordered a US invasion of Panama to dispose the dictator Manuel Noriega?

    answer choices

    JFK

    Ronald Reagan

    George H.W. Bush

    Bill Clinton

    George W. Bush

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which president attacked Serbian forces with cruise missiles and bombs?

    answer choices

    JFK

    Ronald Reagan

    George H.W. Bush

    Bill Clinton

    George W. Bush

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Compared with that of the leaders of other nations, the ability of a US president to act decisively during times of foreign crisis is generally...

    answer choices

    more limited

    less limited

    about as limited

    more constrained by the courts, less constrained by the legislature

    more constrained by both the courts and the legislature

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When a US president signs a treaty with another nation, he or she is issuing...

    answer choices

    his or her personal guarantee that the US will act in a prescribed fashion

    a legal mandate that has been approved by both the courts

    a congressional promise that the US will act in a prescribed fashion

    a legal mandate that has been approve by Congress

    his or her promise to try to get the Senate to go along

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    President __________ ordered the military to move Japanese Americans from their homes on the West Coast to "relocation centers."

    answer choices

    Franklin Roosevelt

    Harry Truman

    Woodrow Wilson

    Warren G. Harding

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When legal challenges were brought in regard to the executive order that Japanese Americans on the West Coast be sent to "relocation camps,"...

    answer choices

    the courts refused to entertain the cases

    district courts stuck down the relocations, but they were upheld on appeal

    district courts declared the relocations unconstitutional

    the US supreme court declared the relocations constitutional

    the US supreme court declared the relocations unconstitutional

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The most important check on what the president can do in foreign affairs is...

    answer choices

    the supreme court

    the pentagon bureaucracy

    the two-party system

    the joint chiefs of staff

    congressional control over the purse strings

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Congress sometimes acts to limit the president's ability to commit military or economic aid to other countries, as in the case of...

    answer choices

    economic aid to Senegal during the Senegalese civil war

    arms sales to Turkey during the dispute over Cyprus

    the sale of jets to Iran during the 1991 Persian Gulf War

    emergency relief aid to Bangladesh during the 1984 flood

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In 1976, Congress forbade Gerald Ford to aid a faction in the civil war in...

    answer choices

    Mexico

    Afghanistan

    Poland

    Angola

    Libya

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Wars Power Act of 1973 requires that...

    answer choices

    congress not interfere with the president's role as commander in chief

    the president not spend for military engagements without the prior approval of congress

    troops be committed for only sixty days without a formal declaration of war

    congress declare war whenever the president sends troops into a conflict

    troops be removed from conflicts within 120 days of the beginning of an operation

  • Question 22
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    Q.

    President _________ blockades Southern ports and declares martial law in 1861

    answer choices

    Bush

    H.W. Bush

    Clinton

    Reagan

    Lincoln

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    President ________ sent destroyers to Britain to be used against Germany

    answer choices

    FDR

    T. Roosevelt

    Clinton

    H.W. Bush

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    President __________ send troops to Korea in 1950

    answer choices

    Clinton

    JFK

    T. Roosevelt

    FDR

    Truman

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    President __________ and _____________ sent advisers and then troops to Vietnam

    answer choices

    Clinton and Bush

    JFK and LBJ

    Bush and Reagan

    JFK and FDR

  • Question 26
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    Q.

    President _________ orders invasion of Panama in 1989 and then sends forces into Saudi Arabia when Iraq invades Kuwait in 1990

    answer choices

    H.W. Bush

    W. Bush

    Reagan

    Clinton

  • Question 27
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    Q.

    President ____________ orders attacks against Serbs in Kosovo

    answer choices

    FDR

    JFK

    LBJ

    W. Bush

    Clinton

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    President ____________ both sent troops to Afghanistan and invaded Iraq.

    answer choices

    Reagan

    H.W. Bush

    W. Bush

    FDR

  • Question 29
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    Q.

    The Secretary of State...

    answer choices

    issues laws

    is the commanding officer of the armed forces

    is the head of the Department of State and traditionally a key adviser on military policy

    is the head of the Department of State and traditionally a key adviser to the president on foreign policy

  • Question 30
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    Q.

    The joint chiefs of staff...

    answer choices

    the commanding officers of the armed services who advise the president on militayt policy

    is the head of the Department of State and traditionally a key adviser on military policy

    is the head of the Department of Ed. and traditionally a key adviser on foreign affairs

    Agency for WWII

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