Carney, student learning outcomes and study guide (7Bur.5)

 

bureaucracy in California and in U.S. government,

cARNEY Chapter 7 (+ pages 30-31, 45, 73, 79-80)

and GITELSON, CHAP. 11 & 12

 

 

After completing this section of study with study of its links,

Carney, chapter 7 + 30-31, 45 top, 73, 79-80,

Gitelson, chapter 11, 304 end-308 end and Gitelson, chapter 12 through 338

 the student will be able to:

 

 

A. Compare and contrast the California bureaucracy with the bureaucracy of the

     United States government including the plural executive, specific agencies and the

     titles of the people who are appointed or elected to head them.

 

   1.    The plural executive exists in the government of California only, the U.S. only

          or in both California and in the U.S.?  (Carney, p. 87 center)

 

2.    To appoint officials to the executive branch is a power of the California governor

       only, the U.S. president only or both the California governor and the U.S. president?

 

3.       What  U.S. cabinet department apprehends, brings charges against and incarcerates

 people accused of federal crimes?

 

   4   What is the title of the head of the U.S.cabinet department that apprehends,

        brings charges against and incarcerates people accused of federal crimes?

 

5.       Is the the head of the U.S.cabinet department that apprehends, brings charges against

       and incarcerates people accused of federal crimes elected or appointed to office?

 

6.        What is the title of the head of the California department that may bring

        charges against and people accused of state crimes? (Carney 91 center)

 

7.        Is the the head of the California department that may bring charges against people

        accused of state crimes elected or appointed to office? (Carney 91 center)

 

8.        What is the title of the head of the U.S. cabinet department that is most

         concerned with enhancing the education of students?

 

9.        Is the head of the U.S. cabinet department that that is most concerned with

        enhancing the education of students elected or appointed to office?

 

10.    What is the title of the head of the California department that is most concerned

         with enhancing the education of students? (Carney 92 center)

 

11.    Is the head of the California department that is most concerned with

        enhancing the education of students elected or appointed to office?

        (Carney 92 center)

 

12.    Is the head of the California department that is most concerned with

        enhancing the education of students chosen is a partisan or nonpartisan race?

        (Carney 92 center)

 

13.    What agency in the Executive Office of the President receives budget requests

         from other federal executive agencies and advises the president about them?

 

14.     Is the the head of the agency in the Executive Office of the President that receives

         budget requests from other federal executive agencies and advises the president

         about them elected or appointed to office?

 

15.    What agency in the California state government receives budget requests

         from other state executive agencies and advises the governor about them?

         (Carney 92 end)

 

16.    Is the the head of the California state government agency that receives

        budget requests from other state executive agencies and advises the governor

        about them elected or appointed to office? (Carney 90 top)

 

17.    What agency in the California state government regulates the sale of

         water, electricity, telephone service and other public utilities? (Carney 92 end)

 

18.    What agencies in the executive branch of the California state government

         provide advice about clemency requests made to the the governor?

         (Carney 89 end)

 

19.    What agency of the executive branch of the California state government did

         Cesar Chavez look to to protect farm workers from unregulated pesticide use?

         (Carney 30 top- 31 top)

 

20.    What do the following California executive branch state officials have in common:

           treasurer, controller and insurance commissioner? (Carney 91-92)

 

 

B. Explain the five types of federal agencies including how their members are

     appointed and their term of office.

    

   1.   Is the power of a California governor to choose a lieutenant governor the

         same or different from the power of a President to choose the vice president?

         (Carney, p. 90 top)

 

   2.   What is the title of the head of each of the following cabinet departments:

          DOJ, HHS, DoEd? (G 329, figure)

 

   3.   What type of federal agency is each of the following:  OPM, CPB (including

          NPR and PBS), NASA, EPA, FTC, USPS, GSA, FRB, TVA? (G 330-333)

 

C. Contrast the patronage (spoils) with the merit (civil service) created under the

     Pendleton Act and similar laws in California.

 

D.  Define bureaucracy as it may exist at any level or branch of government.

 

E.  Name, including nickname and/or initials, three agencies and their

      responsibilities for foreign and defense affairs.

 

F.  Describe the responsibilities of these agencies of the U.S. government

      bureaucracy that originated during the New Deal:  FDIC, SSA, and TVA

      (G 324, 330-331 and 333)