American Government

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26 How long do oral arguments last in Supreme Court cases?
27 What is The Fed and is it good or bad?
28 What do you think are some reasons why the President was given almost unlimited military powers? What are some possible positive and negative effects resulting from the scope of the President's military power?
29 Why is the United States government so worried about North Korea?
30 Did Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation actually free any slaves?
31 How were U.S. Senators originally chosen?
32 What changes in American society have created new issues for the government to address?
33 What was the Tweed Ring?
34 What do you think secret service for the Obama girls is like? Is there a dude with a gun and stuff sitting next to them in class? Wouldn't that make it hard for them to concentrate?
35 How many representatives does each state have in the House of Representatives?
36 What is the difference between the Senate Majority/Minority leaders and the Senate Whip?
37 How are justices to the U.S. Supreme Court elected? Is this a good or a bad thing?
38 What is full employment and why is it difficult to measure?
39 What type of education do you need to become Speaker of the House?
40 I heard a rumor that if you modify the photo by at least 10%, it doesn't matter if it's copyrighted and you can use it however. Is that true?
41 What do security and infringed mean in the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution?
42 What did Abraham Lincoln mean by A house divided against itself cannot stand"?"
43 Who is the only U.S. President who never won a nationwide election?
44 What is the current law on compulsory vaccinations in the U.S.? Are there any exceptions for people who don't want to get vaccinated?
45 After the stock market crash, how did President Hoover try to help the economy?
46 My economics teacher said something about stagflation, what is that, exactly?
47 How do interest groups play a role in American government?
48 Has Thanksgiving always been on the same day?
49 Can someone who's not a Republican or Democrat win an election?
50 What can you tell me about the 1976 presidential election?
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