1. In the
annual State of the Union Address to Congress, the president describes...
A suggested budget and an annual economic report.
The details of a legislative program reflecting the president's values.
Ideas about how to solve key problems facing the country.
Political favors he or she plans to hand out to win support.
proposals and policies are well received by Congress when the....
Proposals involve controversial issues.
President fails to understand the mood of the people.
President can generate much public support.
Public holds the president in low regard.
presidents demonstrate leadership by introducing bold new ideas, such as when
President Truman announced measures to...
End discrimination against African Americans.
Open diplomatic relations with China.
Intervene in a civil war in Bosnia.
Cut federal taxes.
4. One way
Congress limits the power of a president is by...
Ruling the president's programs unconstitutional.
Vetoing a president's power to carry out federal programs.
Passing legislation over a president's veto.
5. What state
did George Washington welcome into the union during his first annual message
the president's annual message is called the "State of the Union" address.
Which president is responsible for this change?
Roosevelt outlined four freedoms in his State of the Union message in 1941.
The first three freedoms were freedom of speech, freedom of worship and freedom
from want. What was the fourth freedom?
Freedom of the press
Freedom from war
Freedom from pestilence
Freedom from fear
8. Which president
was the first to broadcast his annual message to Congress on the radio?
9. What was
significant about the State of the Union message in 1947?
First to include a press conference.
First to be broadcast on television.
First to be delivered in person.
First to include guests in the gallery.
president was the first to receive a reply to his annual message from Congress?
11. More annual
messages or State of the Union addresses have been given in which month?
State of the Union address was the shortest?
John F. Kennedy
13. Who initiated
the practice of inviting distinguished citizens to sit as guests of the president
in the House of Representatives Gallery?