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campaign money that is used and spent to elect candidates for Congress and the White House and subject to regulations by the FEC. (201)
those people legally admitted as permanent residents of a country.
to bring formal charges against a public official. The House of Representatives- has the sole power to impeach civil officers of the U.S. (311)
those delegated powers of the National Government that are suggested by the expressed powers set out in the Constitution, "those necessary and proper" to carry out expressed powers.
the current officeholder
voters, candidates or office holders not affiliated with neither
a formal complaint before a grand jury which charges the accused with one or more crimes. (578)
the lower federal courts beneath the Supreme Court.
powers the Constitution is presumed to have delegated to the National Government because it is the Gov. of a sovereign state within the world community. (91, 290)
a process in which a certain number of qualified voters sign petitions in favor of an proposed statute or constitutional amendment, which then goes directly to the ballot.
court orders that forces or limits the performance of some act by a private individual or by a public official.
a purposeful refusal to become generally involved in the affairs of the rest of the world.
JIM CROW LAWS:
a law that separates people on the basis of racc.
A legislative committee composed of members of both houses.
the power of the court to determine the constitutionality of a governmental action.
the authority of a court to hear a case.
a body of persons selected according to law to hear evidence and decide questions or fact in a court case.
the law of blood, which determines citizenship based on one's parents' citizenship.
the law of soil, which determines citizenship based on where a person is born.