From state level to nation-wide federal level, the USA has a number of institutions to enable decision-making and enforce laws
The US federal government has responsibility for which one of the following?
The death penalty
In the American political system, what is meant by ‘checks and balances’?
The president has total power over Congress and the Supreme Court
Congress and the Supreme Court can stop the president having too much power
Congress and the Supreme Court have total power over the president
Which one of the following is the role of the president?
To oversee the running of the country
To pass legislation
To interpret legislation
Which one of the following is NOT a power of the president?
Issuing executive orders
What are the three ‘branches’ of the US federal government?
The executive, the legislative, and the judiciary
The church, the executive, and the judiciary
The bureaucracy, the legislative, and the executive