How does the Supreme Court limit the power of congress and how can congress reassert their power?
The Supreme Court uses judicial review to limit the powers of congress. Judicial review is a part of the checks and balances system that allows the supreme court to review the constitutional validity of any legislative act. Congress can reassert its power by attempting to pass the act through legislation for a second time by switching the wording or making minute alterations to the act.
What is Incrementalism?
First developed in the 1950s, incrementalism replaces rational decision making by utilizing the method of making small incremental changes rather than satisfying the two unattainable conditions required by the rational decision making process. Incrementalism is a more cautious approach to decision making the implements changes in gradual, small steps.
Describe Manifest Destiny and how it affected American expansion during the 19th century
Manifest Destiny was the term used to describe the period during American expansion that was determined to stretch the United States from coast to coast. This period was fueled by western settlement and the removal of Native Americans.