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79 terms
Government-Congress
bicameral legislature
session
reapportionment
gerrymander
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
A period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
Process by which representative districts are switched accord…
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
session
A period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
23 terms
Government- Congress
Where did it come?
How is it set up?
What was one of the main goals of the…
People represented by members if the c…
The framers of the constitution
House of Reps (Population)... Senate (State)
The congress to be responsive to the needs of the people.
Constituents
Where did it come?
The framers of the constitution
How is it set up?
House of Reps (Population)... Senate (State)
Government-Congress
The people an elected official represe…
The ____ Amendment allows for direct e…
A senators term in office is
The two U.S. senators from California…
constitution
17
6 years
Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein
The people an elected official represe…
constitution
The ____ Amendment allows for direct e…
17
25 terms
Government - Congress
gerrymandering
redistricting
Speaker of the House
Census
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
Redrawing congressional districts to reflect increases or dec…
An office mandated by the Constitution. The Speaker is chosen…
A periodic and official count of a country's population.
gerrymandering
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
redistricting
Redrawing congressional districts to reflect increases or dec…
17 terms
Government Congress
gerrymandering
redistricting
constituents
Speaker of the House
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
Redrawing congressional districts to reflect increases or dec…
A person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
An office mandated by the Constitution. The Speaker is chosen…
gerrymandering
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
redistricting
Redrawing congressional districts to reflect increases or dec…
30 terms
Government: Congress
The Framers overcame internal squabbli…
Powers the Constitution explicitly gra…
The elastic clause of the Constitution…
The American people directly elect the…
created a bicameral system, based on proportionate representa…
Enumerated Powers.
claim powers not explicitly granted to it by the Constitution.
the seventeenth amendment.
The Framers overcame internal squabbli…
created a bicameral system, based on proportionate representa…
Powers the Constitution explicitly gra…
Enumerated Powers.
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Government- Congress
Make and write laws, Represent their c…
Period of time during the year in whic…
The Senate maintains expertise because…
Expressed powers are specifically writ…
4 Jobs of Congress
Session
Advantages to the Senate being a continuous body
Difference between expressed and implied powers
Make and write laws, Represent their c…
4 Jobs of Congress
Period of time during the year in whic…
Session
GOVERNMENT CONGRESS
rider
bi-carmel
state of the union
filibuster
provision or bill not likely to pass on its own that gets att…
2 house legislature
required of president in constitution to give a report to con…
to attempt to "talk a bill to death" a stalling tactic
rider
provision or bill not likely to pass on its own that gets att…
bi-carmel
2 house legislature
Government: Congress
specific congressional powers under Ar…
reapportionment
• congressional elections and incumben…
how a bill becomes law
-To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pa…
the process by which seats in the United states House of repr…
...
1. A member of Congress introduces a bill.... When a senator or…
specific congressional powers under Ar…
-To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pa…
reapportionment
the process by which seats in the United states House of repr…
government congress
the total number of seats in the house
each member of congress...the people o…
the ppl who live within an area repres…
two house legislature
435
represents
constituants
bicameral
the total number of seats in the house
435
each member of congress...the people o…
represents
22 terms
Government-Congress
Duties of Congress
Term and session of a congress
Bicameral
House of Representatives structure
makes federal law, budget, acts as liaison, approves presiden…
2 1 year sessions
2 house legislature
based on population of state, lower house
Duties of Congress
makes federal law, budget, acts as liaison, approves presiden…
Term and session of a congress
2 1 year sessions
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Government: congress
Bills
Session
Convene
Adjourn
A proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
A period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles…
To begin a new session of Congress
Suspend, as in a session of Congress
Bills
A proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
Session
A period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles…
Government- Congress
Expressed powers
Implied powers
Franking privilege
Pork barrel
Powers given directly to government as expressed by the const…
powers given to government by the Constitution that are not d…
The free mail and electronic signature used by congress
A provision in a bill that benefits a specific congressional…
Expressed powers
Powers given directly to government as expressed by the const…
Implied powers
powers given to government by the Constitution that are not d…
70 terms
Government Congress
Subpoena
Assistant majority or minority leaders…
Each House has a party election to det…
Term of office for House in years...
Document that orders a person to appear before a congressiona…
Whips
Leader
Two
Subpoena
Document that orders a person to appear before a congressiona…
Assistant majority or minority leaders…
Whips
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Government-Congress
incumbent
plurality system
runoff primary
majority leader
current holder of office or post
receiving the highest number of votes instead of the majority
a second primary when no candidate receives the majority; bet…
floor leader, elected by party that has most seats, schedules…
incumbent
current holder of office or post
plurality system
receiving the highest number of votes instead of the majority
Government - Congress
ad hoc committees
Casework
closed rule
Cloture
A congressional committee appointed for a limited time to des…
The activity undertaken by members of Congress and their staf…
An order from the House Rules Committee limiting floor debate…
A parliamentary procedure used to close debate. Cloture is us…
ad hoc committees
A congressional committee appointed for a limited time to des…
Casework
The activity undertaken by members of Congress and their staf…
16 terms
Government-Congress
Implied
Denied
Expressed
Standing Committee
Suggested by expressed powers; necessary & proper to carry out.
Powers that the Constitution states Congress may not have.
Directly stated in the Constitution.
Permanent, groups that oversee bills that deal with certain k…
Implied
Suggested by expressed powers; necessary & proper to carry out.
Denied
Powers that the Constitution states Congress may not have.
62 terms
Government: Congress
the national legislature of the US and…
1. make laws... 2. serve their constituen…
constituents
1. most feel members of congress shoul…
what is congress?
what does congress do?
people who live in state or district in which they serve
voting in congress
the national legislature of the US and…
what is congress?
1. make laws... 2. serve their constituen…
what does congress do?
Government Congress and Powers of Congress
session
apportion
gerrymander
continuous body
a period of time during which each year congress assembles an…
the total number of seats in the house shall be distributed a…
is the redrawing of district lines to favor a particular poli…
Senators terms are staggered. Only a third of them 33 or 34 t…
session
a period of time during which each year congress assembles an…
apportion
the total number of seats in the house shall be distributed a…
Government in Congress
Standing Committee
Sub Committee
Joint Committees
Conference Committees
Handle bills in different policy areas. i.e Environment.
They branch off of Standing Committees. i.e. Solar Power
Committees comprised of both houses and are drawn from a few…
Committees comprised of the Senate and the House to iron out…
Standing Committee
Handle bills in different policy areas. i.e Environment.
Sub Committee
They branch off of Standing Committees. i.e. Solar Power
165 terms
Government- Congress
The Legislative Branch
Bicameral legislature
2 houses
A1, S1
That whose function is to make laws by translating public wil…
What is the legislative branch made of?
What is bicameral legislature?
ASC: Bicameral Legislature
The Legislative Branch
That whose function is to make laws by translating public wil…
Bicameral legislature
What is the legislative branch made of?
14 terms
Government and congress
Cloture
Censure
Quorum
Leadership
End filibuster
Congressional reprimand
50% must be present
Speaker of HOR... Vice President (senate)
Cloture
End filibuster
Censure
Congressional reprimand
18 terms
Government Ch. 10: Congress
Congress
Term
Legislator
Session
The branch of government that writes and passes laws. It is m…
The amount of time a member of congress serves. Members of th…
A person who makes laws in congress.
The time when congress is working
Congress
The branch of government that writes and passes laws. It is m…
Term
The amount of time a member of congress serves. Members of th…
34 terms
Government - Congress
What are the length of terms for House…
the impact that gerrymandering has on…
the powers & privileges afforded to me…
the 4 models for representation
2 year for house and 6 year for senate
how parties draw the districts so that they are not competiti…
-regulate congress commerce clause ... -necessary and proper cla…
trustee- based on own views ... delegate- based on views of peop…
What are the length of terms for House…
2 year for house and 6 year for senate
the impact that gerrymandering has on…
how parties draw the districts so that they are not competiti…
Government Congress
bicameral Congress
bicameralism
terms of congress
adjournment
legislature made up of two houses
each state is equally represented in the Senate and each stat…
each term of congress is two years and each of the terms are…
neither house may adjourn without the others consent
bicameral Congress
legislature made up of two houses
bicameralism
each state is equally represented in the Senate and each stat…
24 terms
Government: Congress
constituents
oversight function
at large
off year election
a citizen residing in the area governed, represented, or othe…
review, monitoring, and supervision of federal agencies, prog…
members who represent whole membership of the body, congressi…
during non presidental years. the party holding the white hou…
constituents
a citizen residing in the area governed, represented, or othe…
oversight function
review, monitoring, and supervision of federal agencies, prog…
government - congress
Congressional policymaking takes place…
house members
senators
Because of their different constitutio…
bicameralism
are elected by direct popular vote... size of a state's delegati…
chosen in statewide at large elections... two per state
the House and Senate have developed into distinct legislative…
Congressional policymaking takes place…
bicameralism
house members
are elected by direct popular vote... size of a state's delegati…
Government: Congress
Makes laws
Two houses
Based on population
Count Americans, every 10 years, as a…
Legislative branch
Bicameral structure
House of Representatives
Census
Makes laws
Legislative branch
Two houses
Bicameral structure
111 terms
Government - Congress
function of legislative branch
bicameral
reasons for bicameral legislature
Virginia plan
to make law by translating public will into public policy
2 houses
British parliament & colonial assemblies... resolve disputes ove…
population (house)
function of legislative branch
to make law by translating public will into public policy
bicameral
2 houses
Government Congress
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
Safe Seat
The Assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
An elected office that is predictably won by one party or the…
Reapportionment
The Assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
Redistricting
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
21 terms
Government: Congress
Requirements to become a Senator
Requirements to become a Representative
Gerrymandering
Number of Representatives per state
30 years old, US citizen for 9 years, resident of the distric…
25 years old, US citizen for 7 years, resident of district th…
Shaping a district in order to have a majority of a certain g…
Based to population
Requirements to become a Senator
30 years old, US citizen for 9 years, resident of the distric…
Requirements to become a Representative
25 years old, US citizen for 7 years, resident of district th…
18 terms
Government-Congress
Bicameralism
435
General Ticket or at large
Tuesday following the first Monday in…
Two house legislature
How many members does the House of Representatives have?
1 district per state
When does the general election take place?
Bicameralism
Two house legislature
435
How many members does the House of Representatives have?
34 terms
Government - Congress
What are the length of terms for House…
the impact that gerrymandering has on…
the powers & privileges afforded to me…
the 4 models for representation
2 year for house and 6 year for senate
how parties draw the districts so that they are not competiti…
-regulate congress commerce clause ... -necessary and proper cla…
trustee- based on own views ... delegate- based on views of peop…
What are the length of terms for House…
2 year for house and 6 year for senate
the impact that gerrymandering has on…
how parties draw the districts so that they are not competiti…
47 terms
Government-Congress
2
once a year
president
435
how man years is a term of congress
how often is congress in session?
who can call a special session of congress
how many members are in the house
2
how man years is a term of congress
once a year
how often is congress in session?
86 terms
Government Congress
Legislature
Executive
Judicial
Interpret law and under the law
Lawmaking Article 1 : how we make laws... - congress : executes…
President
3rd branch of law
Bicameral What? Why?
Legislature
Lawmaking Article 1 : how we make laws... - congress : executes…
Executive
President
9 terms
Government congress
Paul ryan
Kevin mcarthy... Majority leader in house
Steve scalise... Majority whip house
Steny h hoyer... Minority whip house
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Paul ryan
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Kevin mcarthy... Majority leader in house
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26 terms
Government Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
casework
caucus
A legislature divided into two houses. The US Congress and al…
A proposed law, drafted in legal language. Anyone can draft a…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
A group of members of Congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
A legislature divided into two houses. The US Congress and al…
bill
A proposed law, drafted in legal language. Anyone can draft a…
Government: Congress
Senator Qualifications
House of Rep. Qualifications
Coat Tail Effect
When are elections?
100 members... 6 year term... unlimited terms available... 2 per st…
435 members... 2 year term... based on pop. minimum = 1... 25 years ol…
President Election year- senators and representatives in pres…
first tuesday, following the first monday in november in even…
Senator Qualifications
100 members... 6 year term... unlimited terms available... 2 per st…
House of Rep. Qualifications
435 members... 2 year term... based on pop. minimum = 1... 25 years ol…
Government: Congress
Expressed Powers
Implied Powers
Franking Privilege
Pork barrel
Powers that are clearly written in the Constitution.
Powers that aren't clearly written, but implied.
Privilege that allows members of Congress to mail letters & o…
The use of government funds for projects designed to please v…
Expressed Powers
Powers that are clearly written in the Constitution.
Implied Powers
Powers that aren't clearly written, but implied.
24 terms
Government: Congress
constituents
reapportionment
redistricting
gerrymandering
residents of a congressional district or state
assigning by congress of congressional seats after each censu…
redrawing of congressional and other legislative district lin…
the drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
constituents
residents of a congressional district or state
reapportionment
assigning by congress of congressional seats after each censu…
Government: Congress
Qualifications to be in the House & Po…
Qualifications to be in the Senate
Powers of Congress
Symmetric Bicameral
1. Elected every 2 years... 2. age - 25... 3. Citizen for 7 years... A…
1. Elected every 6 years (1/3 every 2 years)... 2. age - 30 ... 3.…
1. Enumerated Powers... 2. Necessary and Proper... 3. Other: fund m…
Relatively equal power of 2 chambers
Qualifications to be in the House & Po…
1. Elected every 2 years... 2. age - 25... 3. Citizen for 7 years... A…
Qualifications to be in the Senate
1. Elected every 6 years (1/3 every 2 years)... 2. age - 30 ... 3.…
16 terms
Government Congress
Congressional page
Seniority rule
Filibuster
Cloture
transports documents, distributes the daily Congressional Rec…
a rule in the U.S. Congress by which members have their choic…
Informal term for any attempt to block or delay Senate action…
a procedure for ending a debate and taking a vote
Congressional page
transports documents, distributes the daily Congressional Rec…
Seniority rule
a rule in the U.S. Congress by which members have their choic…
12 terms
Government Congress
Speaker of the House
Majority Leader
Minority Leader
VP
John Baehner
Kevin McCarthy
Nancy Pelosi
John Biden
Speaker of the House
John Baehner
Majority Leader
Kevin McCarthy
60 terms
Government: Congress
Apportionment
Article1
Bicameral Legislature
A bill
the determination of the proportional number of members each…
Creates Legislative Branch in Constitution
Two house/chambers of a legislature. In U.S. it's the House a…
Proposed Legislation. Does not become law until passed by bot…
Apportionment
the determination of the proportional number of members each…
Article1
Creates Legislative Branch in Constitution
20 terms
government -congress
term
session
adjourn
prorogue
limited time someone can serve in office
meeting of a deliberative or judicial body
break off a meeting or legal case, will resume later
discontinue a session
term
limited time someone can serve in office
session
meeting of a deliberative or judicial body
24 terms
government congress
Lobbyists
session lasted
congress man do take breaks
special sessions
people who rep the interests group to influenced the congress…
5 months
recess
constitutional power of the president to call congress back i…
Lobbyists
people who rep the interests group to influenced the congress…
session lasted
5 months
53 terms
Government: Congress
Amendment
Appropriation
Baker v. Carr
Bicameral
a change in the Constitution by the legislative Branch (must…
set amount of money made available for various activity in a…
landmark case that... decided redistricting was a justiciable [a…
balances large/small states, separation of power, changes "ch…
Amendment
a change in the Constitution by the legislative Branch (must…
Appropriation
set amount of money made available for various activity in a…
Government Congress
Quorum
Incumbent
Majority Party
Minority Party
when congress is in session, a majority of members must be pr…
present officeholder; has better chance of being re-elected b…
Political party that holds the most seats in Congress... Present…
political party that has fewer seats in Congress, presently i…
Quorum
when congress is in session, a majority of members must be pr…
Incumbent
present officeholder; has better chance of being re-elected b…
28 terms
Government Congress
Reapportionment
House Cap Size
Reapportionment Act of 1929
Number of Districts
redistributes seats in the house every 10 years
435 - 1920
1. Permanent size of 435 members unless congress changes ... 2.…
435, one for each seat
Reapportionment
redistributes seats in the house every 10 years
House Cap Size
435 - 1920
18 terms
Congress - Government
incumbent
private bill
gerrymandering
veto
a member currently in office who is running for reelection
proposed legislation that deals with an individual people or…
the practice of the political party with the majority in a st…
presidential rejection on a bill
incumbent
a member currently in office who is running for reelection
private bill
proposed legislation that deals with an individual people or…
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