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Revision for ORALS 2019 (RMG)
Terms in this set (30)
Primaries and Caucuses
Each state party chooses their delegates to the national convention via either a primary or a caucus
The body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice-president
System of Checks and Balances
Different branches of the government check each other to avoid abusing their power
Branches of Government
Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch.
Group of people who represent an interest group. They try to convince members of the government to vote on a bill according to their interests. (E.g. NRA advocates weaker gun legislation)
Vice President of the United States
Parties in the United States
Republicans (=Grand Old Party) and Democrats
House of Representatives and Senate (Legislative Branch)
President and his cabinet of secretaries
Reason for Irish immigration
Illegal immigrants work in...
low-paid jobs in agriculture (harvest helpers) nannies, Gardners etc.
Idiomatic expression which describes the American Dream
"From Rags to Riches"
Rosa Parks sparked this event.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Occasion when Martin Luther King delivered speech "I have a dream"
March on Washington (1963)
July 4, 1776
President Trump says that illegal immigrants are...
criminals, rapists and drug dealers
Illegal immigrant (synonym)
Elizabeth Proctor wants her husband to end the witch hunt by exposing who?
Brexit will take place on this date.
October 31, 2019
Method with which scientologists find out the reasons for someone's problems.
Place of a mass shooting at a fall harvest festival ihn 2017.
Ways of execution in the USA
Electrocution, lethal injection
Religion of people who were given land by English king in 16th century.
Name the ship in which the Pilgrims first traveled to America?
The right to bear arms shall not be infringed.
2nd Amendment to the constitution
Name of king who established Church of England
Symbol of freedom for immigrants who arrived in the USA in 18th/19th century
Statue of Liberty in New York City harbor
Time when Great Britain was the most powerful country in the world.
Time of British Empire
Home of the Devil in "The Crucible"
expression for the most important character in a work of fiction
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