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GOVERNMENT important people in Congress
Paul Ryan
Kevin McCarthy
Steve Scalise
Luke Messer
(Rep) Speaker of the House
(Rep) Majority Leader
(Rep) Majority Whip
(Rep) Republican Policy Committee
Paul Ryan
(Rep) Speaker of the House
Kevin McCarthy
(Rep) Majority Leader
25 terms
AP Government:Important Laws and Congress Terms
Affordable Care Act
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act
Budget and Impoundment Control Act
Civil Rights Act
An expansion of medicaid, most of employers must provide heal…
Largely banned party soft money, restored on long-standing pr…
1. Sets the budget calender 2.Creates CBO 3. Says the Preside…
1964; banned discrimination in public acomodations, prohibite…
Affordable Care Act
An expansion of medicaid, most of employers must provide heal…
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act
Largely banned party soft money, restored on long-standing pr…
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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…
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AP Government Chapter 13 'Congress' Vocabulary and Important Information
Partisan Polarization
The Powers of Congress
Congress
Parliament
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
--To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises.... --T…
Derived from Latin, means "a coming together," a meeting, as…
Derived from a French word, parler, that means "to talk."
Partisan Polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
The Powers of Congress
--To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises.... --T…
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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
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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…
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AP Government Chapter 13 'Congress' Vocabulary and Important Information
The Powers of Congress
Congress
Parliament
Three Powerful Speakers of the House
--To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises.... --T…
Derived from Latin, means "a coming together," a meeting, as…
Derived from a French word, parler, that means "to talk."
--Thomas B. Reed (1889-1891, 1895-1899).... --Joseph G. Cannon (…
The Powers of Congress
--To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises.... --T…
Congress
Derived from Latin, means "a coming together," a meeting, as…
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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)
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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…
9 terms
Civics (Important Congress Members)
John A. Boehner
Kevin McCarthy
Nancy Pelosi
Orrin Hatch
Republican; Ohio; Speaker of the House
Republican; California; majority leader of the house
Democrat; California; minority leader of the house
Republican; Utah; president pro tempore
John A. Boehner
Republican; Ohio; Speaker of the House
Kevin McCarthy
Republican; California; majority leader of the house
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…
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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 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…
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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
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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…
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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…
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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?
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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…
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.…
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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 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
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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
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.
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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?
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Government--Congress
What are three reasons America has a b…
What are two characteristics of the Ho…
What are the requirements for being a…
What is apportionment?
1. Tradition (Great Britain)... 2. Practical reason (great/Conne…
1. Directly elect representatives (close to their people)... 2.…
1. 25 years old... 2. Citizen for the past seven years ... 3. Live…
Distribution of representation among the... states according to…
What are three reasons America has a b…
1. Tradition (Great Britain)... 2. Practical reason (great/Conne…
What are two characteristics of the Ho…
1. Directly elect representatives (close to their people)... 2.…
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Government Congress
How many years is a term of Congress?
How often is Congress in session?
Who can call a special session of Cong…
How many members are in the House or R…
2 years
once a year (all year)
The President
435
How many years is a term of Congress?
2 years
How often is Congress in session?
once a year (all year)
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…
103 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?
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Government: Congress
baker v carr
wesberry v sanders
shaw v reno
gerrymander
redistricting issues present justiciable questions, thus enab…
Supreme Court case involving U.S. Congressional districts in…
racially gerrymandering
manipulate the boundaries so as to favor one party or class
baker v carr
redistricting issues present justiciable questions, thus enab…
wesberry v sanders
Supreme Court case involving U.S. Congressional districts in…
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?
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Government - Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Apportionment
Bill
Impeachment
A two house legislature
Allotting. Congressional seats to each state
A proposed law
Removing government officials from office
Bicameral Legislature
A two house legislature
Apportionment
Allotting. Congressional seats to each state
18 terms
Government Unit 2: Congress
Implied Powers
Session
Gerrymandering
Constituents
Those powers "necessary and proper" to carry out the expresse…
The regular period of time during which a legislative body co…
The drawing of electoral district lines to the advantage of a…
All persons represented by a legislator.
Implied Powers
Those powers "necessary and proper" to carry out the expresse…
Session
The regular period of time during which a legislative body co…
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
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
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…
51 terms
Government-Congress
The power of Congress to investigate a…
The people an elected official represe…
The ____ Amendment allows for direct e…
A senators term in office is
legislative oversight
constitution
17
6 years
The power of Congress to investigate a…
legislative oversight
The people an elected official represe…
constitution
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
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Congress- Government
435
100
John Boehner
2 years
House members
Senate members
Presiding officer house
length of term- house
435
House members
100
Senate members
32 terms
Government: Congress
Today's Congress
Bicameral Congress
House of Representatives (qualificatio…
Senate (qualifications)
-It's called 114th congress... -The congress's name is changed e…
-Made up of 2 houses (The Senate and the House of Rep.)... -They…
Must be...... -at least 25 years old... -Citizens of the U.S. for a…
Must be...... -at least 30 years old... -Citizens of the U.S. for a…
Today's Congress
-It's called 114th congress... -The congress's name is changed e…
Bicameral Congress
-Made up of 2 houses (The Senate and the House of Rep.)... -They…
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Government: Congress
The founders intended what to be the d…
How old to serve in the house
How old to serve in the senate
Citizen for how many years to serve in…
Congress
25 years
30 years
7 years
The founders intended what to be the d…
Congress
How old to serve in the house
25 years
75 terms
Government - Congress
Which of the following did the framers…
The foremost attraction for the job of…
Which of the following is NOT one of t…
________ privileges refer to the free…
Congress
the power to make key public policy decisions.... *YOLO, remembe…
subsidized housing in the Virginia or Maryland suburbs of D.C…
Franking
Which of the following did the framers…
Congress
The foremost attraction for the job of…
the power to make key public policy decisions.... *YOLO, remembe…
21 terms
congress government.
separation of powers
checks and balances
limited government
session
constitution gives power to congress to make laws.
the constitution gives congress a number of powers which coul…
congress can only you those powers that are given by the cons…
a meeting with the judicial body to conduct their business
separation of powers
constitution gives power to congress to make laws.
checks and balances
the constitution gives congress a number of powers which coul…
34 terms
Government (Congress)
Election day
Adjournment
Term
Session
Takes place on the first tuesday after the first monday in No…
A house can't ajourn longer than 3 days with out getting the…
2 years
Two sessions for every congressional term
Election day
Takes place on the first tuesday after the first monday in No…
Adjournment
A house can't ajourn longer than 3 days with out getting the…
66 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
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
33 terms
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…
30 terms
Government Congress
Filibuster
Cloture rule
"Markup"
Veto override
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate. ... Example…
Process in which a committee or subcommittee considers and re…
If the President vetoes a bill, goes back to the house it sta…
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Cloture rule
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate. ... Example…
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
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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…
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