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Honors Government Congress
Gerrymandering
17th Amendment
The Commerce Clause
Necessary and Proper/ Elastic Clause
to draw a voting district in a certain way in order to give a…
allows the people to vote for their Senators; stopped bribes…
Congress has the power to regulate interstate and foreign trade
Congress has the power to do things that are "necessary and p…
Gerrymandering
to draw a voting district in a certain way in order to give a…
17th Amendment
allows the people to vote for their Senators; stopped bribes…
HONORS GOVERNMENT:THE CONGRESS
What legislature is the congress?
what was this a result of?
Representation in the House is based o…
Representation in the Senate is based…
bicameral legislature
The Great Compromise
Population
Equality
What legislature is the congress?
bicameral legislature
what was this a result of?
The Great Compromise
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Honors Government - Congress
What are the qualifications for a memb…
What are the qualifications for a memb…
What are the qualifications for a memb…
How many members are there in the Hous…
...
...
...
...
What are the qualifications for a memb…
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What are the qualifications for a memb…
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Honors Government Congress Test Terms
akin
comprehensive
petitioners
passive
of similar character
complete; including all or nearly all elements
the party who represents a petition to the court
accepting or allowing what happens or what others do
akin
of similar character
comprehensive
complete; including all or nearly all elements
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Honors Government- ch4: Congress
Reason for 2 Branch Legislature
Minimum # Of Reps a state must have in…
When is reelection for House seats
Reapportion
Distribute the power. Lots of people
1
Every 2 years
Redistribution of seats in the House of Reps
Reason for 2 Branch Legislature
Distribute the power. Lots of people
Minimum # Of Reps a state must have in…
1
Honors Government and Politics - Congress Quizlet
Government is the institution through…
The power to interpret the laws throug…
Republic
Democracy
goals government sets and courses of actions taken
judicial review
representative government
where supreme authority rests with the people
Government is the institution through…
goals government sets and courses of actions taken
The power to interpret the laws throug…
judicial review
Honors Government chapter 10&12 Congress
1. bicameral
2. apportionment
8. How long is a Congressional term (N…
9. What is the term of office for a me…
two houses
the number of seats in the HOR are set according to current p…
each term lasts two years and each term is numbered consecuti…
two years
1. bicameral
two houses
2. apportionment
the number of seats in the HOR are set according to current p…
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Unit 4 Congress: Honors US Government
Delegate theory of representation
Enforcement powers
Enumerated powers
Federalism
The idea that a legislative representative should exactly mir…
The power of Congress to enforce laws.
Those rights of US citizens specifically provided for in list…
A form of government in which power is divided and shared bet…
Delegate theory of representation
The idea that a legislative representative should exactly mir…
Enforcement powers
The power of Congress to enforce laws.
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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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Unit 3 Structures and Organizations of Congress Government Honors, 2016
Who is the speaker of the house?
Who are the leaders of the House of Re…
Who is the president of the Senate?
Who is the Vice President of the Unite…
Paul Ryan... (Republican- Wisconsin)
Majority leader- Kevin McCarthy (Republican- California)... Min…
Joe Biden (Democrat)
Joe Biden (Democrat)
Who is the speaker of the house?
Paul Ryan... (Republican- Wisconsin)
Who are the leaders of the House of Re…
Majority leader- Kevin McCarthy (Republican- California)... Min…
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Honors U.S. Government Chapter 12 Congress Part 1
For what reasons do powerful Congressm…
In what way does the Congress lie at t…
What is the biggest attraction to the…
List the "perks" of the job of a membe…
-14-hour days... -lack of time for reflection or exchange of ide…
Congress is our central policymaking branch and our principal…
The main attraction of Congress is power, as members of Congr…
-a salary of $154,700... -generous retirement benefits... -office s…
For what reasons do powerful Congressm…
-14-hour days... -lack of time for reflection or exchange of ide…
In what way does the Congress lie at t…
Congress is our central policymaking branch and our principal…
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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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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U.S. Government Honors- Congress Parts 1 & 2
Congress has the expressed power to __…
The U.S. Senate is responsible for app…
Which of these two houses of Congress…
Mr. Hoff actually ran for this (back i…
borrow
True
House of Representatives
House of Representatives
Congress has the expressed power to __…
borrow
The U.S. Senate is responsible for app…
True
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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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Honors Congress Vocab
Constituents
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
The residents of a congressional district or state.
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…
Constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state.
Reapportionment
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
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…
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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.
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
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…
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
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
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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
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
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
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 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
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
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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.
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
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
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…
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…
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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
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
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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…
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
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
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
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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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