civics test 7
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What is a filibuster?
to talk a bill to death
If the President vetos a bill, what can Congress do?
Pass the bill over the Presidents veto by 2/3 majority vote
What part of the Constitution describes Congress?
In what building does Congress meet?
In in the house fo Representatives the number of each representative is based on ______?
Population of each state
How long is the term for representatives?
What is the name of the part of the States that each representative is elected to represent?
How many Senators are elected for each state?
What part of the state does each senator represent?
The entire State
How long is a term for Senators?
Who is the leader of the house of representatives?
the speaker of the house
What did the constitution give Congress the power to do?
to make laws for the US government
What are enunerated powers
all of Congress's duties
What does the Elastic clause allow Congress to do
to do whatever is necessary and proper to use its express powers
List the 8 powers of Congress
- 1. Coining money
- 2. raising an Army
- 3. declaring war
- 4. setting up post offices
- 5. granting copyrights and patents
- 6. raising and spending money
- 7. managing businesses between states
- 8. managing business with other countries
What does impeach mean?
to accuse a person of doing something wrong
Congress canapprove or reject the Presidents choices for___________, _______ & _____.
supreme court justices, federal judges & ambassadors
What part of Congress may impeach the President
What part of Congress decides if the person is guilty or innocent
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