Which kinds of governments are richer and happier?
Which form of government offers more hospital beds per capita?
Which republic offers more security, the liberal or illiberal?
Why are liberal republics better problem-solvers?
Which are more inclusive: liberal or illiberal republics?
Are liberal republics less corrupt than illiberal republics?
Do you know the difference between a democracy and a republic?
What about freedom of speech elsewhere?
Can the courts protect the Republic all by themselves?
Does trust fall as democracy falls?
Why does social trust matter?
What does loyalty to our Constitution require?
The framers found a way to deal with distrust.
This must happen if elections are to be trusted.
The trust-related debates about the presidency from the framer’s time continue to this day.
Do we want USA to join the other countries on the map?
Voters and political parties became additional sources of presidential power and accountability.
Test your knowledge.
The power to pardon creates some overlap in the powers of the presidency and those of the court.
The Twentieth Amendment largely removed the need for power to convene or adjourn Congress.
The president was to participate in law-making, with Congress in the lead.
The framers gave the President limited supervisory power.
Test your knowledge against these five questions!
The Written Opinion Clause appears to limit the President in several ways.
The Constitution is silent on the related presidential power to remove.
Several framers worried the power of appointment could be abused.
To faithfully execute the laws of the land, the presidency was assigned executive power that was mostly undefined.
Faithfully executing the laws of the land is one of the most important obligations of the presidency.
The framers feared that a president could be seduced by a foreign power to harm the country.
The framers feared a president could be seduced by a foreign power.