Respond to ONE of
the three topics listed below by the due date listed on the
calendar. Your answer must be at least 250 words. Make sure to include
evidence (cited research) to support your point of view. You may edit
your post at any time before I grade the discussion; I grade on the day
after the due date and again the day after the close date. Check out the
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Topic 1 – Tension between Congress and the president
What tensions were created by the Constitution
between Congress and the presidency? Why was tension created between the
two? Are they still relevant today?
Topic 2 – Control over the bureaucracy
branch of government controls the bureaucracy? How does it control the
bureaucracy? What tensions are created by this relationship?
Topic 3 – House and Senate differences
some of the significant differences between the House of
Representatives and the Senate. How do these differences affect how each
house operates? Give examples.