Gov't Test 3 Study Guide

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  1. 3 main categories of expressed powers
    • Financing
    • Commerce
    • Defense
  2. How implied powers are found
    • + examples
  3. Representative Qualifications
    • 25 years old
    • U.S. citizen for 7 years
    • Inhabit the state you represent
  4. Senator Qualifications
    • 30 years old
    • U.S. citizen for 9 years
    • Inhabit the state you represent
  5. Reason for term length and elections of Senators
    • length- to have them be more focused on their job rather than pleasing the people to get re-elected
    • elections- staggered: 3 classes of Senators so only 1/3 of Senate will be up for re-election at a time
  6. Filibuster
    • -
    • -how can be stopped?
  7. Gerrymandering
    • Drawing district lines to favor your party
    • 2 ways it's conducted:
    • - packing- crowding opponents into one district
    • - cracking- dividing opponents between districts
  8. Reason House was chosen to be a direct popular vote by the people
  9. How was senate ment to be a check of a "fence" around the House
  10. How a bill becomes a law
  11. Process for removing a stuck bill from committee
  12. 3 types of rules for debate in the House
  13. Political advantage to a president's pocket veto

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Gov't Test 3 Study Guide
2012-12-06 04:43:07
Gov government

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