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Unit 4 Test Review
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majority party has more seats in congress and minority party has less seats in congress
How is the majority party and minority party different?
Process where a law has been proposed by the state's legislature but has to have voter approval?
Process where citizens collect enough signatures to get a law on the ballot to be voted?
If enough people want a president of government official out of office, what process occurs?
county or local government
Smallest unit of government in the United States?
county commission, commission administrative manager, commission + executive
List the 3 ways a county's government might be organized.
Under Home Rule county power always trumps state power?
Under Dillon's Rule who gives counties certain powers?
federal, state, county
List the 3 means of paying for county services.
Because of ballot access rules you will always see every candidate on the presidential ballot?
What is the largest 3rd political party in the U.S.?
An organized group of people who share similar political views and work to influence the government in support of those views?
popular - each persons vote
electoral - representative vote
How is the Popular Vote different from the Electoral College Vote?
A political process where a candidate gains support and spreads their ideas?
How does a state protect it's citizens?
Which constitution has more power? State or U.S.
reviews state laws
What is the purpose of the state judicial branch?
makes state laws
What is the purpose of the state legislative branch?
carries out state laws
What is the purpose of the state executive branch?
Who is the "President" of a state?
What is the most important tool for the governor of any state?
Belonging to a county and having rights and responsibilities?
Males between the ages 18-26 have a responsibility to register with the Selective Service?
bill of rights
First 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution?
Act of betraying your country?
What process must a person complete before becoming a citizen of a country?
Political parties holds an event where a candidate is chosen to represent their party in an election year?
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