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The term means an administrative system in which agencies staffed largely by non selected officials perform specifics tasks in accordance with standard procedures

Bureaucracy

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This was the precursor to the office of personnel management

Civil service commission

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WW2 is one of the two factors that led to the development of the modern bureaucracy, the other is....

New deal

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Office of communication introduced is closely associated with...

Richard Nixon

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They sets the pay and job conditions for federal workers

Congress

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The Pendleton act passed is closely associated with

Chester Arthur

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This is the name of presidents frontline staff, usually composed of his friends and supporters

White House office

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There job to channel info, represent constituents, and in administration and communication planning, and serve as the official spokesperson for the pres

Press secretary

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Spoils system initiated is closely associated with

Andrew Jackson

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The pres that created the office of faith base and community initiatives

George w. Bush

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This was the last cabinet level position created

Dep. of Homeland Security

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This act established the civil service commission

Pendleton act

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Under this branch of government does most of the bureaucracy Operates

Executive office

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This White House staff is responsible for administration of staff salaries, allotment of staff positions, mess privileges, and parking places, among many others things

Office of management administration

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West wing being added is closely associated with

Theodore Roosevelt

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Regulations for hiring federal employees are set down by

Foundation act

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This act limited the political activities of government employees

Hatch act

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The US postal service is an example of this type of agency

Government corporation

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This agency was created to generate, sell, and distribute electric power

Tennessee valley authority

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This act allowed citizens access to formerly close door meetings by requiring federal agencies to hold well announced public hearings

Sunshine act

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This was the first regulatory agency

Interstate commerce corporation

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The "four branch of Government"

Agencies are independent of national gov.
Size: largest segment of mat gov
Skills allow them to control info
Separation of powers
Desire for security over their internal affairs resulting in greater independence then other branches.

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Explain how federal bureaucracy can be quasi legislative, quasi executive, and quasi judicial

Legislative- they suggest bills to congress

Executive- play a role in enforcing regulations created

Judicial- they provide due process for these involved in disputes w an agency

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The four original cabinet departments

State department
Department of treasury
Department of war
Department of justice

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Which department oversees the nations food stamps?

Agriculture

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Which department has most of its employees work at the pentagons?

Defense

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Department oversees imigration

Homeland security

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Vice President has his office

Executive office building

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Government positions must be approved by which government body

Senate

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First regulatory agency?

Commission

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Which part of the White House staff is responsible for staff salaries

Management administration