A serious crime which may be punished by a heavy line and/or imprisonment or even death.
Various tactics (usually long speeches) aimed at defeating a bill the Senate by preventing a final vote. (343)(Talk a-bill to death)
Right to vote
Benefit allowing members of Congress to mail letters and other materials free of postage.
FREE EXERCISE CLAUSE:
Guarantees to each person the right to believe whatever he or she chooses to believe in matters of religion. (542)
FULL FAITH AND CREDIT CLAUSE:
Constitution's requirement that each State accept the public acts, records and judicial proceedings of every other State.
Laws of basic and lasting importance which may not easily be changed.
1st Tuesday after 1st Monday of November even year.
Named after Gov. Elbridge Gerry of Mass. In 1812-the drawing of electoral district lines to the advantage of a party or group.
The Soviet policy of openness under which tolerance of dissent and freedom of expression increased. (646)
A large agency in the Soviet Union, introduced by Stalin, to run Centralized planning. (674)(1928-1933) Five year plan which demanded collectivization of agriculture and higher production of chemicals, petroleum, and steel.
The formal device (court) by which a person can be accused of a serious crime. (577)(6 to 23 persons within the same district of the defendant. A vote of at least 12 must he reached for the defendant receives an indictment.