1) The War Powers Act
- arecognizes the President’s power to make war without the involvement of Congress
- brecognizes the President’s right to act without prior Congressional approval but requires notification after-the-fact
- crecognizes five situations where the President may act without prior Congressional approval
- drecognizes the President’s right to use airpower but not the power to commit ground troops
2) In which of the following cases has Congress passed an Authorization of Force Resolution?
- aIranian hostage rescue effort
- bglobal war on terrorism following 9/11
- cbombing of ISIS in Syria
- dCuban missile crisis
3) Establishing the 9/11 Commission and the Defense Base Closure Commission are examples of Congress:
- agiving power to staffers
- busing a legislative veto
- cusing its fast track authority
- dengaging in outsourcing
4) The Constitution does not give the House any formal powers in the treaty making process.
5) Which of the following is not a pattern of interaction between Congress and the President?
6) The Chada Case was significant because in it the Supreme Court ruled that the legislative veto was unconstitutional.
7) A policy entrepreneur is one who:
- atrades their vote on foreign policy issues for military spending projects in their district
- buses their position in Congress to obtain an ambassadorship
- clooks at foreign policy issues in terms of their ability to help get re-elected
- duses their seat on foreign policy committees to travel extensively abroad
8) All but which of the following is a foreign affairs power given to Congress by the Constitution?
- adeclare war
- bconfirm presidential appointments
- cgive its advice and consent in making treaties
- dterminate treaties
9) One point shared by proposals for a new war powers act is that Presidents must give up their role as commander-in-chief.
10) Treaties that deal with extradition and diplomatic representation issues are more likely to have reservations attached to them than are treaties dealing with security issues.