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What are the qualifications to
be a member of the House of Representatives?
Political theory that would claim
that many senators and
representatives come from the
upper middle class or upper
economic class of American
Elite Class Theory
The HUGE list of federal projects, grants, and contracts available to cities, businesses, colleges, and institutions in the district of a member of Congress.
This committee is responsible
for setting the agenda for legislation
coming to the floor in the
House of Representatives.
House Rules Committee
The current Speaker of the House and the House Minority Leader
What are the Constitutional
requirements to be
President of the United States?
A veto taking place when Congress
adjourns w/in 10 days of having
submitted a bill to the president,
who simply lets it die.
Term meaning to use the power
and influence of the president’s
office to exert pressure on others.
HINT: Think “T.R.”
Term to describe the modern
trend of increased presidential power.
What entity is responsible for the
preparation of executive spending
proposals submitted to Congress?
OMB or Office of Management
Supreme Court chief justice that first advocated for judicial review.
Current chief justice.
List and describe 3 cases that
selectively incorporated the bill of rights .
Gitlow~ First amendment
Gideon~ Sixth amendment
Mapp~ Fourth and fifth amendment
Four types of Supreme Court decisions.
Types of Decisions
Per curiam: brief and unsigned
Opinion of the court: majority opinion
Concurring opinion: agrees with the ruling of the majority opinion, but modifies the supportive reasoning
Dissenting opinion: minority opinion
Ways that a case can get
to the Supreme Court.
Cabinet-level agencies are
responsible to whom/what?
A hiring and promotion system
based on political reasons other
than on merit or competence?
(AKA The Spoils System)
What is the biggest
The Department of Defense
A federal law prohibiting government
employees from active participation
in partisan politics.
The Hatch Act
What three groups make
up the “iron triangle”?
Three factors that influence
nominations to the Supreme Court.
Background of Nominee
Interest group input
Securing a “safe” nominee
The only Constitutional
responsibility of the vice
Preside over the Senate
and vote in case of a tie
Location of the due process clause.
5th and 14th amendment
The number of
Two procedural differences between the House and the Senate.
Filibuster vs. Timed Debate
House Rules Committee
House—Tax and Revenue bills
List the amendments
to the Constitution.