1. What did Kennedy say about the power of the presidency?
- 'the president is rightly described as a man with extraordinary power. Yet it is also true that he must wield those powers under extraordinary limitations'
- 'public expectations of the office remain just as high as the ability of presidents to meet these expectations has diminished'
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2. What are Barber's two dimensions of presidents?
- active-passive and positive-negative
- republican-democrat and liberal-conservative
3. According to Peele, which of the following is not a way in which FDR transformed the presidency?
- added media appeal
- made it the centre of political consciousness
- strengthened the legislative and agenda-setting role
- expansion of staff
- strong conception of presidential power (first 100 days)
4. Who says that the problem with presidential systems in South-American countries is that they have a strong military legacy?
5. Why are parliamentary systems more fluid?
- issues can be internalised
- the executive has more power