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Politics of the United States
Terms in this set (49)
The main difference between a Democracy and Republic is in the former, a small number of citizens are elected to govern by the rest of the citizens
per article 1 of the US constitution, all legislative powers are vested in the
per article 1 of the US constitution, the members of the House of Representatives are elected every
per article 1 of the US constitution, the members of the House of Representatives are
apportioned among states
per the US constitution, each state is guaranteed how many member(s) of the Senate
per the US constitution, each state is guaranteed how many members of the House
the speaker of the house must be a member of the House
revenue raising bills must originate in the Senate
the legislative branch for cities is called the
in the event of a contested US Senate election, who will make the final decision as to the winner
the US senate
can congress grant titles of nobility
The Indiana General Assembly passes statutes, a City Council passes
resolutions and ordinances
a function of the City Council is to veto the annual budget
president Lincoln suspended the
writ of habeas corpus
The Indiana Constitution allows the Attorney General to discipline members of the General Assembly
per sullivan's article, "Executive Communications" are messages from the
President, Cabinet Secretaries and Independent Agencies
The "State of the Union" is a constitutional requirement
congress can pass private legislation
congress proposes and passes the budget
per Sullivan's article, the senate is the only body that can
The arcane Senate Rules promote
debate and compromise
under normal rules, the senate requires ____ votes to end debate (51, 66, 55)
none of these
the house requires _____ votes to end debate
the US House has ____ members
in order for a bill to become law, the language that passed the House and Senate has to be similar, but not exact
the fiscal impact is part of a "bill"
the authors name is part of a "bill"
the serial number is part of a "bill"
the bill number is part of a "bill"
organizational information is part of a "bill"
code cite is part of .a "bill"
the digest is part of a "bill"
the committee assignment is part of a "bill"
the res gestae date is part of a "bill"
an emergency clause on a bill makes it effective June 31 and not Jan 1
the numbers of Indiana Code IC 5-3-2-1. The acronym to remember what each of these 4 numbers stand for is
House Bills begin being numbered at
Legislators can get their ideas or proposals from
constituents, lobbyists, and other states
Guest speaker Lee Hamilton said "Politics is the art of finding common ground."
Guest speaker Lee Hamilton said the process of Congress is
a way to convince others about your opinion, that we studied, is
to write an Op-Ed
Indiana is in which 2 time zones?
a. Central and Atlantic
b. Atlantic and Mid-America
c. Eastern and Mid-States
d. Great Plains and East Coast
e. None of the above
None of the above
has a presidential election ever been decided by the US House of Representatives?
Anyone can draft legislation
the presiding officer in the Indiana State Senate is
Guest speaker Lee Hamilton was a member of the US Senate
Guest speaker Susan Brooks is a current member of the Indiana House of representatives
a majority os all Indiana legislative proposals get enacted into law
the current governor of the state of Indiana is Mike Pence
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