Federal Bureaucracy Webquest

Federal Bureaucracy Webquest
Federal Bureaucracy Webquest
Federal Bureaucracy Webquest
Federal Bureaucracy Webquest
Federal Bureaucracy Webquest
Federal Bureaucracy Webquest
Federal Bureaucracy Webquest
Federal Bureaucracy Webquest
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The assignment contains 28 questions about the U.S. Federal Bureaucracy. Students will learn about the development, organization, power, and criticisms of bureaucracy. I have included an answer key. Please message me if you have any questions.

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Topics/Key Vocabulary:

  • Max Weber’s bureaucracy
  • Iron triangle (Interest groups, congressional subcommittees, and agency bureaucrats)
  • Patronage
  • Growth of bureaucracy in the 20th century
  • Pendleton Act
  • Cabinet departments
  • Government corporations,
  • Independent agencies
  • Regulatory commissions
  • The authority of bureaucrats
  • The number of federal employees
  • Reforming bureaucracy
  • Merit system
  • Hatch Act
  • Suggestions for making civil servants more accountable
  • Difficulties in reforming the bureaucracy
  • “Red tape”
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6 pages
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