Civics Final Exam Study Guide

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The indirect method to elect the president.

The Electoral College

How many senators does it take to end a filibuster?

2/3

Be informed, right to a safe, to choose, be heard, and redress are examples of what?

5 consumer rights

What are the jobs of the US Marshals?

court police/ watch over US Senate

A pocket veto is __________________.

when the president doesn't touch the bill for 10 days.

A person who starts a new business and introduces a new product.

Entrepreneur

What is the Federal Reserve System?

The central bank or the bankers bank

Must be 35 years old, must live in US for 14 years & must be native born qualifies for what?

The President

What does a police officer need to obtain a search warrant?

a reason why

What is fiscal policy?

what make up expenditures

What is labor?

Labor is the human effort directed to producing goods

What is scarcity?

Is not having enough of something

What is consumer sovereignty?

consumer ruler of the market

The major policy making group of the FED Is what?

FOMC

The necessary and proper clause is what?

probable clause

What are public goods?

things we get/ highways

The resources needed to produce goods is

natural, human, capital, entrepreneur

What group approves the presidential appointments?

the senate

Subpoena is _________________________________________________.

a document summmoning a witness to court

What is the role that the president is using when he greets foreign leaders?

Head of State

What is the job of an appeals court?

the people hear appeals courts only

What are the rights of the accused?

they can speak

The jurisdiction of the accused is what?

Orginal

What case claimed the power of judicial review?

Marbury Vs. Madison

The Business Cycle .................................

The Circular Flow

What is the role the president is playing while commanding the military?

Commander in Chief?

What is the study of how we make decisions in the world?

Economics

In Brown vs. Board of Education. What was the amendment?

14th amendment

What does it mean when a committee pigeonholes a bill?

goes into a mailbox, stuck there/ ignore it

A line-item veto is .........................

the president rejects a veto

What's the most important role of the president

Chief Executive

Magistrates do what?

A magistrate is a small officer who gives out warrants.

What do financial institutions charge for loans?

interests

Where do federal courts start the lawsuits & trials?

District Courts

What are the agencies and the employees of the executive branch called?

Federal Bureaucracy

Who manages the FED?

Board of Governors

Which amendment protects discrimination?

1st

Who is the person in charge of the US Senate

Vice President

A crime .........................

someone breaking the law

A market economy .....................

individuals own the factors of production

Buying U.S. bonds is a way that the FED stimulates the economy?

YES

Wants are.................

things that we would like to have but don't hold

Command Economy is ...........................

an economic system in which choices are mad by the gov't

What is a treaty?

A document between two gov'ts

Whate are standing committees?

1st legislative branch

The three questions dealing with scarcity are.....

What to produce, Who to produce it for & How much o it to produce

What are natural resources?

Oil, water, things we get from the native

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