American Governement

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American Governement
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2012-06-12 15:53:23
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  1. To balance the ability of the legislature to pass laws unilaterally, the president is given this right as part of the system of _______ and balances
    unilaterally
  2. The president's constitutional power of ____ allows him/her to reject acts of Congress
    Veto
  3. To balance the ability of the legislature to pass laws unilaterally, the president is given this right as part of the system of _______ and balances
    Checks
  4. Congress can override a veto with a ___ vote of each house.
    2/3
  5. Part of the system of checks and balances, this power ensures that, given enough votes, even the President cannot ______________ reject acts of congress.
    unilaterally
  6. A __________ can occur only in the Senate.
    filibuster
  7. Because of its more flexible rules, a filibuster is possible only in the Senate. A filibuster is a tactic used to ______ legislation.
    Delay
  8. The presiding officer of the House of Representatives is the _______.
    Speaker
  9. The Speaker is the House presiding officer. Because he is elected by the full House, he is normally a member of the _________ party
    majority
  10. The House Rules Committee decides the _____ in which House bills come up for vote.
    order
  11. The House Rules Committee sets rules that may help or hinder a piece of legislation, including rules on when a vote should occur, the length of debate on a bill, and whether there can be ___________ to the bill
    amendments

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