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Errors introduced by polling methods that lead to one outcome over another.
Freedom from bias and outside factors.
Information designed to shape public opinions.
Election day survey of randomly selected voters that is used to predict winners.
Body of ideas shared by a segment of society on issues or interest of concern.
Choices and actions made by government in response to a particular issue or problem.
Survey of people scientifically selected to provide opinions about something.
Process by which people acquire political beliefs.
Chief of State
President's role as symbolic figurehead of the United States.
Presidential Succession Act
Law saying who would take over if both the President and Vice president die while in office.
Executive Office of the President
Organization that includes all major offices working for the President.
General pardon granted to a group of people.
War Powers Resolution
Law aimed at restricting a Presidents power to commit military forces.
Power to formally recognize the legitimacy of a foreign government.
Formal Presidential rule or regulation that has the force of law.
The art of negotiating with foreign governments.
Specific powers listed in the Constitution.
Powers not specifically listed in the Constitution.
Clause of the Constitution that gives Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce.
Necessary and proper clause
Clause of the Constitution from which the implied powers of Congress are derived.
Writ of habeas corpus
Court order that forces the police to present a person in court to face charges.
Ex post facto laws
Type of law, forbidden in the Constitution that gives Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce.
Bill of attainder
Type of law, forbidden in the Constitution, which punishes a person without a trial.
Amount by which the government's expenses exceed its revenue.
Tax that individuals pay directly to the government.
Tax levied on one person but passed onto another for payment to the government.
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