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TESTIMONY BEFORE THE SENATE
pro bono
fait accompli
a cappella
raison d'etre
for the public good
accomplished fact
without instrumental accompaniment
Reason for existence
pro bono
for the public good
fait accompli
accomplished fact
testimony Before the Senate Vocabulary
status quo
meager
neurological
eradicate
the existing state of affairs.
locking quality or quantity.
Having to do with the nervous.
To do away with completely.
status quo
the existing state of affairs.
meager
locking quality or quantity.
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Honors 9 "Testimony Before the Senate" Vocabulary
status quo
meager
neurological
eradicate
the existing state of affairs
lacking in quantity or quality
having to do with the nervous system
to do away with completely
status quo
the existing state of affairs
meager
lacking in quantity or quality
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Michael J. Fox-Before the Senate Speech
What does Fox address his speech to an…
What credibility does Fox have when gi…
What happened after Fox learned that h…
What reason for hope does Fox give his…
Congress; to urge members to increase funding for Parkinson's…
His celebrity
Other Parkinson's disease patients shared their stories, prom…
Scientists think that with proper funding, they may develop n…
What does Fox address his speech to an…
Congress; to urge members to increase funding for Parkinson's…
What credibility does Fox have when gi…
His celebrity
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Senate vs. House
House
Senate
Both the House & Senate
Senate
435 members
100 members
Must be a resident of the state in which you are running
Must be 30 years old and a US citizen for 9 years
House
435 members
Senate
100 members
30 terms
House, Senate or Both?
Revenue bills
Establish post offices
Establishes Federal Courts
BEGINS impeachment process
House of Representatives
Congress
Congress
House of Representatives
Revenue bills
House of Representatives
Establish post offices
Congress
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Government Alive! Chapter 12
Congressional Page
Seniority Rule
Legislative Hearing
Markup Session
A high school junior who works as a messenger and errand-runn…
The tradition that a congressional committee member's seniori…
A meeting of lawmakers to hear testimony and gather informati…
A meeting of a legislative committee at which members amend,…
Congressional Page
A high school junior who works as a messenger and errand-runn…
Seniority Rule
The tradition that a congressional committee member's seniori…
30 terms
House, Senate or Both?
Revenue bills
Establish post offices
Establishes Federal Courts
BEGINS impeachment process
House of Representatives
Congress
Congress
House of Representatives
Revenue bills
House of Representatives
Establish post offices
Congress
19 terms
Government Alive! Chapter 12
Congressional Page
Seniority Rule
Legislative Hearing
Markup Session
A high school junior who works as a messenger and errand-runn…
The tradition that a congressional committee member's seniori…
A meeting of lawmakers to hear testimony and gather informati…
A meeting of a legislative committee at which members amend,…
Congressional Page
A high school junior who works as a messenger and errand-runn…
Seniority Rule
The tradition that a congressional committee member's seniori…
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Senate
Reapportionment
Incumbent
Implied Powers
Immunity
The process of reallocating seats in the House of Representat…
One who holds a specific office at the time spoken of
Powers not specifically mentioned in the constitution
Exemption from prosecution for a particular crime in return f…
Reapportionment
The process of reallocating seats in the House of Representat…
Incumbent
One who holds a specific office at the time spoken of
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US Senate Youth Program
Introduction
7 Divisions
27 changes
First 10 amendments
Preamble
Articles
Amendments
Bill of Rights
Introduction
Preamble
7 Divisions
Articles
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Government 12.1-12.3
Congressional page
Seniority rule
Legislative hearing
Markup session
A high school junior who works as a messenger and errand runn…
The tradition that a congressional committee member's seniori…
A meeting of lawmakers to hear testimony and gather informati…
A meeting of a legislative committee at which members amend,…
Congressional page
A high school junior who works as a messenger and errand runn…
Seniority rule
The tradition that a congressional committee member's seniori…
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World Before Columbus Part 2
Phillip
Alexander's leadership skills
Age of Alexander when he took over/whe…
Pax Romana
Alexander's father
led from front, ate, dressed like his men
20/33
Roman Peace
Phillip
Alexander's father
Alexander's leadership skills
led from front, ate, dressed like his men
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10 A Unit 3 Special Spelling Pattern
SUFFIXES "-ist", "-or", "-er"
Adding the Suffix
write
print
form words that mean someone who does, is connected to, or be…
IF the base word ends in e or y , drop the e or y before addi…
WRITER
PRINTER
SUFFIXES "-ist", "-or", "-er"
form words that mean someone who does, is connected to, or be…
Adding the Suffix
IF the base word ends in e or y , drop the e or y before addi…
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Chapter 7
demeaning
cynical
tension
commitment
degrading
skeptical
pressure
A pledge or promise, devotion
demeaning
degrading
cynical
skeptical
Government Terms
The Constitution is a _________ docume…
vote
hearings
the president of the Senate
living
the decisions of Congress for or against a particular bill
used to consider testimony from witnesses concerning a partic…
vice president
The Constitution is a _________ docume…
living
vote
the decisions of Congress for or against a particular bill
Legislative Branch A
Bicameral Legislature
Reapportionment
Censure
Constituent
Two chamber legislature
the process of reassigning representation based on population…
a vote of formal disapproval of a member's actions
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
Bicameral Legislature
Two chamber legislature
Reapportionment
the process of reassigning representation based on population…
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Legislative Branch
Bicameral Legislature
Reapportionment
Censure
Constituent
Two chamber legislature
the process of reassigning representation based on population…
a vote of formal disapproval of a member's actions
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
Bicameral Legislature
Two chamber legislature
Reapportionment
the process of reassigning representation based on population…
11 terms
Juvenile Justice System
Detention center
Hearing
Charges:
Record
This is a facility where juveniles are held before a hearing…
Any appearance in court before a judge by a juvenile. There a…
The formal accusation that the juvenile has committed an offe…
A transcript or recording made of all testimony given.
Detention center
This is a facility where juveniles are held before a hearing…
Hearing
Any appearance in court before a judge by a juvenile. There a…
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Law-making Process
Bill Proposal
The Hopper
Committees
Bill Debated
Bills need a sponsor
a special box on the side of the clerk's desk where bills are…
Groups of Representatives or Senators that review, research,…
Representatives discuss the bill and explain why they agree o…
Bill Proposal
Bills need a sponsor
The Hopper
a special box on the side of the clerk's desk where bills are…
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AP Gov Unit 2 House Senate Vocab Sp.16
Franking
substantive representation.
Speaker of the House
Standing committees
...
...
...
...
Franking
...
substantive representation.
...
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Chapter 8 Unit 3 Lesson 2 - Giving Testimony
A Court Proceeding Can Be
For the Court Proceeding
Review the Case File, Including All Su…
Discuss the Case with the State Attorn…
A Deposition, a Hearing or a Trial.
Obtain Copies of All Cases Reports from the Records Section.
Be Prepared to Answer Questions On All Relevant Facts.
Identify and Understand Areas of Weakness Relevant to Testimo…
A Court Proceeding Can Be
A Deposition, a Hearing or a Trial.
For the Court Proceeding
Obtain Copies of All Cases Reports from the Records Section.
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Legislative Branch
Congress
Senate
House of Representatives
Senator
The Senate and House of Representatives combined
2 from each state...100 total members
435 total members...determined by the number of people in a s…
Must be at least 30, live in the state they represent, and be…
Congress
The Senate and House of Representatives combined
Senate
2 from each state...100 total members
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Mock Trial Vocabulary
Affidavit
Allegation
Appeal
Bench Trial
A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the par…
something that someone says happened.
A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually t…
Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts.
Affidavit
A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the par…
Allegation
something that someone says happened.
Legal Terms 8700
allegation
charge
circumstantial evidence
conviction
something that someone says happened
The law that the police believe the defendant has broken.
All evidence except eyewitness testimony
A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
allegation
something that someone says happened
charge
The law that the police believe the defendant has broken.
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Chapter 6
Subpoena
Immunity
Divided Government
Impoundment
a writ requiring someone to appear before court
exemption from liability in exchange for testimony
When branches of the government are controlled by different p…
When the president refuses to spend money Congress has voted…
Subpoena
a writ requiring someone to appear before court
Immunity
exemption from liability in exchange for testimony
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Civics 5
representative
franking privilege
session
elastic clause
member of the House of Representatives
right of members of congress to mail official letters free of…
meeting of congress
part of the constitution that allows congress to extend its d…
representative
member of the House of Representatives
franking privilege
right of members of congress to mail official letters free of…
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DICT - To Speak
Indictment
contradict
dictator
dictionary
(noun) Formal words spoken or written by a jury that charge a…
(verb) to speak agains't: to say the opposite.
(noun) A leader who speaks rules with total power.
(noun) A reference book in which spoken and written words are…
Indictment
(noun) Formal words spoken or written by a jury that charge a…
contradict
(verb) to speak agains't: to say the opposite.
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10 Commandments - Exodus 20
Exodus 20: verse 3
Exodus 20: verses 4, 5, 6
Exodus 20: verses 8, 9, 10, 11
Exodus 20:verse 12
"You shall have no other gods before me.""
You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anyth…
"Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. 9 Six days you…
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long…
Exodus 20: verse 3
"You shall have no other gods before me.""
Exodus 20: verses 4, 5, 6
You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anyth…
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WH U2L2 Prehistory
topographical map
flutings
archaeologist
anthropologist
a map that shows elevation
cave drawings made with human toddler fingers
one who studies Prehistoric artifacts
one who studies humans and their culture
topographical map
a map that shows elevation
flutings
cave drawings made with human toddler fingers
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Argument and Forms of Support
Explanation
Examples
Statistics
Definition/Classification
The most common form of support. Relies heavily on facts and…
Factual, specific instances that exemplify the argument or po…
refers to an argument with the use of numbers or figures from…
defined or classified or redefined or reclassified.
Explanation
The most common form of support. Relies heavily on facts and…
Examples
Factual, specific instances that exemplify the argument or po…
21 terms
The Crucible Act III Vocabulary - Mr. Nickels English 11
contentious
contempt
effrontery
reproach
(adj.) quarrelsome, inclined to argue
adj. a feeling that something is low or disgusting; ... Scorn; d…
(n.) shameless boldness, impudence; nerve, insolence
(n, v) blame, disgrace (noun); criticize, express disappointm…
contentious
(adj.) quarrelsome, inclined to argue
contempt
adj. a feeling that something is low or disgusting; ... Scorn; d…
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Social Studies Vocabulary Words
Bayonet
Case
Colony
Clerk
a knife extending from the end of musket
as dispute between opposing sides decided in a court or an ar…
a settlement of people who are governed by others
an officer of the court who keeps a record of the trial and t…
Bayonet
a knife extending from the end of musket
Case
as dispute between opposing sides decided in a court or an ar…
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12 Angry Men
Acquittal
Arraignment
DA
Defendant
found not guilty
when charges are set
district attorney who prosecutes the case for the state
on trial for a crime
Acquittal
found not guilty
Arraignment
when charges are set
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Trial Vocabulary
to convict
a defendant
evidence
an attorney
to ​decide ​officially in a ​court that someone is ​guilty of…
a person against whom a charge is brought in a court of law
something that provides proof in a trial... (uncountable)
a person who represents a defendant or the prosecuting side i…
to convict
to ​decide ​officially in a ​court that someone is ​guilty of…
a defendant
a person against whom a charge is brought in a court of law
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10.3 The Senate
Total number of members in the Senate
Representation in the Senate is based…
How many Senators are there per state?
Term for a Senator
100
equal representation
2
6 years
Total number of members in the Senate
100
Representation in the Senate is based…
equal representation
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Executive Branch
The President
Presidential Duties
Qualities of President
Salary and Benefits
Term: two 4-year terms... Qualifications: Must be 35 years old;…
Commander-in-Chief: Oversees military... Chief Executive: Abili…
Understanding the Public (know what the people want)... Ability…
$400,000 per year + $50,000 non-taxable expense fund + $100,0…
The President
Term: two 4-year terms... Qualifications: Must be 35 years old;…
Presidential Duties
Commander-in-Chief: Oversees military... Chief Executive: Abili…
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Legislative Branch 2
Gerrymandering
Constituent
Bill
Article 1
drawing congressional district boundaries in favor of a parti…
someone represented by a member of Congress or other elected…
Document that may become a law
Where the Legislative Branch can be found in the Constitution
Gerrymandering
drawing congressional district boundaries in favor of a parti…
Constituent
someone represented by a member of Congress or other elected…
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Election 2016
Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton
Mike Pence
Tim Kaine
-the Republican Party's candidate running for President and b…
-the Democratic Party's candidate running for President and s…
-the Republican candidate running for Vice President and Dona…
- the Democratic candidate running for Vice President and Hil…
Donald Trump
-the Republican Party's candidate running for President and b…
Hillary Clinton
-the Democratic Party's candidate running for President and s…
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Paleolithic & Neolithic Era
Paleolithic Age
Prehistory
Culture
Agriculture
(750,000 BCE - 10,000 B.C.E.) Old Stone Age. A period of time…
Time before writing was invented
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
growing plants and raising animals for food
Paleolithic Age
(750,000 BCE - 10,000 B.C.E.) Old Stone Age. A period of time…
Prehistory
Time before writing was invented
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Week 8 5th grade
Articles of Confederation
rebellion
arsenal
convention
a written plan of government ratified
open, armed, organized resistance to government
all the weapons and equipment a country has
a meeting
Articles of Confederation
a written plan of government ratified
rebellion
open, armed, organized resistance to government
Augustus Vocabulary
consul
veto
senate
tribune of the plebs
one of two magistrates who served as the leaders of the Roman…
the power to "forbid" or cancel a discussion in the forum
the senior advisory body of the Roman government
a magistrate elected to defend the interests of Rome's plebei…
consul
one of two magistrates who served as the leaders of the Roman…
veto
the power to "forbid" or cancel a discussion in the forum
124 terms
US Senate Youth Program
Preamble
Articles of Confederation
Amendments to Constitution
First 10 amendments
Introduction to constitution
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
27 changes
Bill of Rights
Preamble
Introduction to constitution
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
10 terms
Andrik - week 10
Term of Congress
pocket veto
roll call
standing committee
Each term of Congress last for two years, and each of those t…
A bill fails to become law because the president did not sign…
To verify the attendance of members by calling their names.
Permanent committees in the House/Senate-every representative…
Term of Congress
Each term of Congress last for two years, and each of those t…
pocket veto
A bill fails to become law because the president did not sign…
15 terms
Julius Caesar and the End of the Roman Republic
Punic Wars
Social
Economic
Military
3 wars fought between the Romans and Carthage that lead to Ro…
These included problems between the people of Rome. The patri…
These included problems like high taxes and slaves taking the…
These problems included generals gaining more power and loyal…
Punic Wars
3 wars fought between the Romans and Carthage that lead to Ro…
Social
These included problems between the people of Rome. The patri…
20 terms
Unit 2 Word Skills
abnormal
accumulate
Cluster
Curious
unusual
to collect; pile up
a number of things or persons gathered together; bunch
questioning; eager for information
abnormal
unusual
accumulate
to collect; pile up
12 terms
Argument and Forms of Support
Explanation
Examples
Statistics
Definition/Classification
The most common form of support. Relies heavily on facts and…
Factual, specific instances that exemplify the argument or po…
refers to an argument with the use of numbers or figures from…
defined or classified or redefined or reclassified.
Explanation
The most common form of support. Relies heavily on facts and…
Examples
Factual, specific instances that exemplify the argument or po…
100 terms
A Beka History of the World (Chapters 1-9; Geography Projects 6-7)
Europe
Africa
Asia
Arctic Ocean
Europe
Africa
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Lyndon B. Johnson
authority
campaign
civil rights
diligence
the right and power to lead
time before an election when people running for office try to…
the basic rights that all citizens in a country have
the act of hard work and attention given to a subject
authority
the right and power to lead
campaign
time before an election when people running for office try to…
12 terms
American Government, Ch. 4 Vocabulary
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
trial
the part of the government that makes the laws
the part of the government that carries out the laws
the part of the government that rules on what the laws mean
a case heard at court before a judge or jury
legislative branch
the part of the government that makes the laws
executive branch
the part of the government that carries out the laws
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