1.Which branch of government has the most power with respect to foreign policy and conflict and why?

1.Which branch of government has the most power with respect to foreign policy and conflict and why? How has this balance of power changed over the nation’s history, and how have the two main branches involved tried to restrict the other?

2.Given what we know about governmental process, is it more common for public policy to stay the same or change quickly? Why? Highlight some reasons for this under both divided and unified government.

3.Compared to political elites, has the mass public polarized on issues?