Concurrent power - powers in nations with a federal system of government that are shared by both the state and the federal government
Germane - things have to relate to the subject matter
Committee of the Whole - a device in which a legislative body or other deliberative assembly is considered one large committee. All members of the legislative body are members of such a committee. This is usually done for the purposes of discussion and debate of the details of bills and other main motions.
Privileges and Immunities Clause - prevents a state from treating citizens of other states in a discriminatory manner.
Shay's Rebellion - an armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts (mainly Springfield) from 1786 to 1787. The rebellion is named after Daniel Shays, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War.
Legislative immunity - a system in which members of the parliament or legislature are granted partial immunity from prosecution. Before prosecuting, it is necessary that the immunity be removed, usually by a superior court of justice or by the parliament itself. This reduces the possibility of pressing a member of the parliament to change his vote by fear of prosecution.
Full faith and credit clause - the familiar name used to refer to Article IV, Section 1 of the United States Constitution, which addresses the duties that states within the United States have to respect the "public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state."
Ordinance power - The ordinance power gives the president of the United States the power to run the executive branch and to issue executive orders.
Brady bill - an Act of the United States Congress that, for the first time, instituted federal background checks on firearm purchasers in the United States.
Executive Agreement - if you don't know this your retarded
War Powers Act - a federal law intended to check the power of the President in committing the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of Congress