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UNIT 5 MIND JOGS. 2/10. Members of Congress fill all of these roles EXCEPT— lawmaker, servant to their constituents, cabinet member, committee member All are differences between the House & Senate EXCEPT— size of membership, length of membership,

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2/10
  • Members of Congress fill all of these roles EXCEPT—
  • lawmaker, servant to their constituents,
  • cabinet member, committee member
  • All are differences between the House & Senate EXCEPT—
  • size of membership, length of membership,
  • method of election, size of constituency
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2/10
  • Which is a NON-legislative power given ONLY to the Senate?
  • -Propose a Constitutional amendment
  • -Elect the Pres. if the Electoral College fails to
  • -Confirm presidential appointments
  • -Bring impeachment charge against the Pres.
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2/10
  • Members of Congress fill all of these roles EXCEPT—
  • lawmaker, servant to their constituents,
  • cabinet member, committee member
  • All are differences between the House & Senate EXCEPT—
  • size of membership, length of membership,
  • method of election, size of constituency
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2/10
  • Which is a non-legislative power given only to the Senate?
  • -Propose a Constitutional amendment
  • -Elect the Pres. if the Electoral College fails to
  • -Confirm presidential appointments
  • -Bring impeachment charge against the Pres.
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2/12
  • Under the Constitution, Congress has the power to—
  • act as Commander-in-Chief
  • meet with foreign leaders
  • declare war
  • declare a law unconstitutional
  • Which is NOT an implied power of Congress?
  • set a minimum wage
  • draft male citizens
  • tax individual income
  • censor radio and TV
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  • Which is NOT a power given to Congress?
  • Approve the annual budget
  • raise revenue through taxes
  • declare war
  • tax exports
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  • Under the Constitution, Congress has the power to—
  • act as Commander-in-Chief meet with foreign leaders
  • DECLARE WAR
  • declare a law unconstitutional
  • Which is NOT an implied power of Congress?
  • set a minimum wage
  • draft male citizens
  • TAX INDIVIDUAL INCOME (16th Amendment)
  • censor radio and TV
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  • Which is NOT a power given to Congress?
  • Approve the annual
  • raise revenue through taxes
  • declare war
  • TAX EXPORTS (denied power)
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2/18
  • Congress’ power to control immigration through the creation of the U.S. Border Patrol is an example of this kind of power—
  • Which is a check exercised by the legislative branch?
    • Vetoing a bill
    • Declaring a law unconstitutional
    • Impeaching the President
    • Appointing officials
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2/18 Answers
  • Congress’ power to control immigration through the creation of the U.S. Border Patrol is an example of this kind of power—
  • IMPLIED POWER
  • Which is a check exercised by the legislative branch?
    • IMPEACH THE PRESIDENT
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2/18
  • U.S. Senators serve _____ year terms, and _____ of the Senate is re-elected every two years.
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2/18 Answers

2/18
  • U.S. Senators serve 6 year terms, and
  • 1/3 of the Senate is re-elected every two
  • years.
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2/20

1. To be elected President and VP, the candidates must win a majority of the ______________ votes.

2. The Electoral College is a ___________-________-_________ system.

3. The # of electors each state has in the Electoral College is determined by…

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2/20 Answers

2/18

1. To be elected President and VP, the candidates for must win a majority of the ELECTORAL votes.

2. The Electoral College is a WINNER-TAKE-ALL system.

The # of electors each state has in the Electoral College is determined by…

THE # OF SENATORS & REPS

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1. What is the federal bureaucracy?

2. The 3 parts that make up the federal bureaucracy.

3. Give one example of each from #2.

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2/24 Answers

2/18

1. The large administrative structure that handles the everyday operations of the federal government.

Exec. offices, Exec. departments, and Independent Exec. agencies.

EO: White House Office, Office of Mgmt. & Budget

ED: Dept. of State, Treasury, Defense

IEA: CIA, NTSB, FCC, SEC

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  • Which constitutional principle applies when the U.S. Senate confirms or rejects the President's appointee to be the director of the CIA?
  • Which branch was the only similarity found in between the Article of Confederation and the Constitution?
  • "President Carter Signs New Panama Canal Treaty…” which role of the presidency is being illustrated?
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2/26Answers
  • Checks and balances
  • Legislative branch
  • Chief Diplomat