Answer them one by one and not in a essay form. Be certain to answer all parts of multiple part questions.
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Be certain to answer all parts of multi-part questions.
1. With regard to bureaucracy, the shift from the spoils system to the civil service system proved significant in a number of ways. What tradeoffs did the shift entail in terms of bureaucratic performance? How did it affect voter turnout? How did it affect the strength of political parties?
2. Explain some of the ways in which public opinion polls might be flawed. Which of these factors should we be most concerned about, and why? In answering this question, be certain to distinguish between (1) factors that are unavoidably related to random sampling and (2) different kinds of measurement error.
3. What purposes do political parties serve? What makes them useful to the public? And what leads many observers to view political parties negatively, despite the benefits they can provide?
4. How does the ability to raise money, and the amount of money raised, “matter” in
presidential primary election campaigns, in which the parties select their nominees?
5. Provide three examples of principal-agent relationships in the political world. For each, explain (1) how agency loss might occur, and (2) how that agency loss might be prevented, or at least limited.
6. List and describe at least three mechanisms by which Congress can try to control federal agencies. For each mechanism, be certain to explain why it might be effective in aligning the agency’s behavior with Congress’ policy preferences.