compose a 750 - 1000 word double spaced essay addressing the following questions:
a. What duties are vested in the office of the Presidency? The Congress?
b. How does the system of checks and balances help to limit the policymaking power of each branch?
c. While Congress is composed of hundreds of members, the executive branch is dominated by the president. Do you think this gives the president greater authority? Explain your answer thoroughly.
d. Besides the obvious fact that conflict arises within the Congress due to the number of opinions present, what are some other reasons that the Congress is a body sometimes dominated by partisan bickering? How do you think this might impact policy – making?