1. Why were the Founders so specific about which powers Congress would and would not have? Choose any two of the expressed powers from Article I, Section 9 and explain why the Founders saw a need for Congress to have those specific powers.
2. How useful is a filibuster? Why do you think it was used more often and more successfully in the past than it is today?
3. Which of the roles filled by the president do you think is the most important? Explain your reasoning behind making this decision.
4. Now that you’ve read about each of the presidents, decide which president you think did the best job in office and which you felt did the worst job. Write a paragraph response for each, explaining why you feel as you do.