- 12.1: Many at the Continental Congress were skeptical of allowing preside...
- 12.2: Which of the following is a way George Washington expanded the powe...
- 12.3: How did presidents who served in the decades directly after Washing...
- 12.4: What factors contributed to the growth of presidential power in the...
- 12.5: How did the election of 1824 change the way presidents were selecte...
- 12.6: Which of the following is an unintendedconsequence of the rise of t...
- 12.7: What problems exist with the Electoral College?
- 12.8: The people who make up the modern presidents cabinet are the heads ...
- 12.9: A very challenging job for new presidents is to ______. a. move int...
- 12.10: How do presidents work to fulfill their campaign promises once in o...
- 12.11: President Theodore Roosevelts concept of the bully pulpit was the o...
- 12.12: In what ways have first ladies expanded the role of their office ov...
- 12.13: How were presidents in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries like...
- 12.14: The passage of the Tenure of Office Act of1867 was just one instanc...
- 12.15: Which of the following is an example of an executive agreement? a. ...
- 12.16: How have the methods presidents use to negotiate with their party a...
- 12.17: What strategies can presidents employ to win people over to their w...
- 12.18: What are the opportunities and limitations for presidential leaders...
- 12.19: How have presidents used their position to increase the power of th...
- 12.20: What role has technology played increasing the power and reach of p...
- 12.21: Under what conditions will presidents use direct action? When might...
- 12.22: What do the conditions under which presidents decide to make public...
Solutions for Chapter 12: The Presidency
Full solutions for American Government
average fixed cost
fixed cost divided by the quantity of output
the equipment and structures used to produce goods and services
spending by households on goods and services, with the exception of purchases of new housing
cross-price elasticity of demand
a measure of how much the quantity demanded of one good responds to a change in the price of another good, computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded of the first good divided by the percentage change in price of the second good
a severe recession
the one-for-one adjustment of the nominal interest rate to the inflation rate
the ratio of assets to bank capital
the study of economy-wide phenomena, including inflation, unemployment, and economic growth
marginal rate of substitution
the rate at which a consumer is willing to trade one good for another
the change in total revenue from an additional unit sold
the ability of a single economic actor (or small group of actors) to have a substantial influence on market prices
a firm that is the sole seller of a product without close substitutes
the claim that unemployment eventually returns to its normal, or natural, rate, regardless of the rate of inflation
a market structure in which only a few sellers offer similar or identical products
the quantity of goods and services produced from each unit of labor input
the production of goods and services valued at constant prices
the fraction of deposits that banks hold as reserves
a graph of the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity supplied
total revenue (in a market)
the amount paid by buyers and received by sellers of a good, computed as the price of the good times the quantity sold
the costs that parties incur in the process of agreeing to and following through on a bargain