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5 Matching questions

  1. rider
  2. Wayes and Means Committee
  3. term limits
  4. redistricting
  5. joint committees
  1. a committees on which both senators and representatives serve
  2. b a clause that is appended to a legislative bill
  3. c laws that limit the number of terms elected officials can serve
  4. d The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district lines following the census, to accommodate population shifts and keep districts as equal as possible in population
  5. e 1

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. staff agency that advises Congress on the likely economic effects of different spending programs and provides information on the costs of the proposed policies.
  2. Georgia law had a district that was grossly oversized, this diluted a mans vote there and it violated the 14 amendment because it took away the persons vote. It was seen as unconstitutional
  3. a joint committee appointed to resolve differences in the senate and house versions of the same bill
  4. Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network
  5. the people who work for House and Senate committees

5 True/False questions

  1. Shaw v. RenoNO racial gerrymandering; race cannot be the sole or predominant factor in redrawing legislative boundaries; majority-minority districts.

          

  2. Congressional Reelection Committee1

          

  3. incumbency advantagea joint committee appointed to resolve differences in the senate and house versions of the same bill

          

  4. President Pro-Temporecontinuous service on a committee or body leads to greater opportunities within

          

  5. gerrymanderinggive or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause