Government Vocabulary 7

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Government Vocabulary 7
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Hoover High School Government Vocabulary 7
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  1. ELECTORAL COLLEGE:
    a group of persons chosen in each State and in D.C. every four years who make a formal selection of the President V.P in December Of the election year
  2. ELECTORATE:
    all the people entitled to vote in any given election.
  3. EMINENT DOMAIN:
    power of a government to take private property for public use
  4. ENABLING ACT:
    a congressional act directing the people of a U.S. territory to frame a proposed State constitution as a step towards admission to the Union.
  5. ENGROSS:
    to print a bill in its final form.
  6. ENTITLEMENT:
    A benefit that federal law says must be paid to all those who meet the eligibility requirements, i.e. Medicare, food stamps, veteran pensions.
  7. ESPIONAGE:
    spying
  8. ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE:
    separates Church and State. (537)
  9. EXCLUSIONARY RULE:
    evidence gained as the result of an illegal act by police cannot be used against the person from whom it was seized.
  10. EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION:
    power of the federal courts alone to hear certain cases
  11. EXECUTIVE AGREEMENT:
    a pact made by the President directly with the head of a foreign state, binding international agreement with the force of law but which does not require the Senate consent.
  12. EXECUTIVE ORDER:
    directive, rule or regulation issued by a chief executive or subordinates, based upon constitutional or statutory authority and having the force of law.
  13. EXPATRIATION:
    the legal process by which a loss of citizenship occurs.
  14. EXTRADITION:
    the legal process by which a fugitive from justice in one State is returned the State upon which the crime was committed.

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