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Politics of the United States
Gov Unit Test Jeopardy
Terms in this set (25)
Rights not listen cannot be denied. What amendment?
the course of action a government take response to some issue or problem
you don't have to testify against yourself. what amendment?
warrant is required to go in someone's house. what amendment?
Final interpreters of the constitution
opposite of states' rights
final enumerated power for Congress
Organization is government that carries out legislation
peaceful rally. what amendment?
How many members in House? How many in Senate?
House: 435; Senate: 100
division of power between the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches
Separation of powers
best describes he idea that power is shared between the national and state governments
which court case gave the Supreme court the power to declare laws unconstitutional?
Marbury vs. Madison
section of the constitution that states why it was written
framers provides this section of the Constitution so that it will grow with a changing nation
main way the national government provides money to the states is through
has the power to confirm judges that were appointed by the president
Powers available to both state and federal governments
which branch has the power of the veto?
action required to override a presidential veto
2/3 vote from both houses
helped to write the Federalist Papers which supported the passage of the Constitution
powers of the Const. that belong strictly to the states
has the power to admit new states to the union
United States form of government
Citizens can keep guns. What amendment?
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