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) The Constitution does not give the House any formal powers in the treaty making process.
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) 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
5) The Chada Case was significant because in it the Supreme Court ruled that the legislative veto was unconstitutional.
6) 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
7) Which of the following is not a pattern of interaction between Congress and the President?
8) 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.
9) 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
10) One point shared by proposals for a new war powers act is that Presidents must give up their role as commander-in-chief.