Qualifications
Powers
Mr. Bill , Mr. Bill!!
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Vocab. Mash-Up

100

You must be 25 years old to serve in this part of government.
What is House of Reps.

100

These powers are specifically listed in the Constitution.
What is Enumerated.

100

All bills must originate in the....
What is House of Reps.

100

If a member of the government committs a crime, they can be charged and removed through the power of __________?
What is Impeachment.

100

This term defines a proposed law before it is enacted.
What is Bill.

200

You must be at least 30 years old to serve in this part of government.
What is Senate.

200

These powers included the Elastic Clause and Commerce Clause.
What is Implied Powers.

200

If the President disagrees with a new law, he can use what action to reject it?
What is Veto.

200

The Supreme Court can check unconstitutional laws using their power of __________?
What is Judicial Review.

200

Attempting to kill a proposed law by talking, and talking, and talking.....
What is Filibuster.

300

This term defines having a two-house Congress.
What is Bicameral.

300

The processes of re-districting and gerrymandering are left up to whom?
What is State Governments.

300

If the President rejects a law, Congress can overried his rejection, as long as they receive what percentage of approval?
What is 2/3 majority.

300

If the Senate ties in a vote, 50-50, who breaks that tie?
Who is Vice-President.

300

This term refers to a non-voting member of Congress.
What is Delegate.

400

DAILY DOUBLE!!! Name TWO major jobs people hold before becoming members of the legislature.
What is 1.) Law 2.) Medicine 3.) Business Owner 4.) State/Local Govt.

400

Please list THREE main powers of Congress that are listed in Section 8 of the Constitution.
Take All Acceptable Answers.

400

If the President does not sign or reject a bill, it is called what?
What is Pocket Veto.

400

These groups of people lobby for new laws and try to get reps. to sponsor their ideas.
What is Interest Groups.

400

This term refers to the number of reps. needed to hold a vote and/or conduct business.
What is Quorum.

500

The minimum numbers of years you must have lived in the US to serve in the legislature.
What is 7 years.

500

This term refers to creating laws that decide how to spend tax money.
What is Appropriations OR Power of the Purse.

500

These TWO groups review laws before they get sent to Congress to vote.
What is Committee AND Sub-Committee.

500

If a member of Congress committs a crime, this lesser puishment serves as formal dissaproval and requires an apology from the guilty party.
What is Censure.

500

This term refers specifically to the representatives who serves from Puerto Rico.
What is Resident Commissioner.