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American Government Final - What is oral defamation of character? • slander - Who proposes amendments by 2/3s vote? • House and Senate - Who is the presiding ofﬁcer of the Senate? President Pro Tempore • - Who is the state is the plaintiff in what kind of court case? • criminal - Which chamber of congress handles tie breaking votes? • Senate - What court case extended privacy rights to protect unborn? • Roe v Wade - What position is next in line for president after president and vp? • Speaker of the House - What court case is used to regulate porn? • Roth v Us - The legislative is established by what article? Article 1 • - Who is the most powerful member of the US Senate? • Majority Leader - What is a ﬁlibuster? • an attempt by senators to alter legislation by using the right of unlimited debate - The executive branch is established by what article? • Second - How is the amendment ratiﬁcation process occur? • has to be approved by legislatures in 3/4s of the states and approved by ratifying conventions in 3/4s of the states - What is the process of determining who gets what? politics - What does the exclusionary rule do? • prohibits the introduction of evidence obtained in an unlawful manner - What is FERPA? • gives you access to your student records - What court case allowed for cities and towns to require demonstration permits? • Cox v NH - What is implied powers? • The US can declare war - The supreme court is most likely to establish a precedent by decision or opinion? • opinion - The power of what was given by supreme court by an act of congress? Judicial review - How can a president be removed from ofﬁce? • impeached by majority vote in the house and is found guilty o the charges by 2/3s vote in the senate - What is original jurisdiction? • court that hears a case for the ﬁrst time it is presented - Which chamber of congress choses the VP if the electoral college fails to give the VP the necessary majority? • senate - What is a referendum? • legislation presented to the legislature for its consideration by the public - What article rules governing relationships between states? • 4th - What is bad tendency rule? the supreme court stay you cannot use freedom of speech as a defense when advocation • an evil act - What article establishes the amendment process? • 5th - What amendment with the constitutional guarantees concerning trail rights? • 6th - What is casework? • service to constituents - What is full faith and credit clause? • mandates that states recognize the jurisdiction of neighboring states in legal manners - What is universal suffrage? Us citizens over 18 have the right to vote - How many years does House Representative and Senate serve • house-2 years, Senate-6 year terms - What does a conference committee? • resolve differences between House and Senate when a bill is passed but not in an identical language - What is confederacy? • two or more governments sharing power over the people - What amendment establishes state’s rights? • 10th - What does article 3 establish? • supreme court - How is the speaker of the house selected? an election held within the majority party • - What does the 4th amendment establish? • right to privacy - What court case says religious freedoms ends when secular laws are violated? • oregon v smith - What chamber of congress ratiﬁes presidential appointments to the supreme court? • senate - What is a categorial grant? • when state and federal money are used for a speciﬁc purpose (like building or repairing highways) - How many electoral college votes must the president get to win? 270 - What does article 6 establish? • supremacy clause - What amendment changed the method by which senators are elected? • 17th - What amendment allows the removal of an incapacitated president? • 25th - What amendment is the incorporation of the bill of rights? • 14th - What is FIOA • freedom of info act-gives you the right to request access government doc - What is the ultimate defense if you are accused of slander? • proving what you said is the truth - What amendment gives you constitutional protection against being tried for the same crime/ double jury? • 5th - What is being used when a protestor’s action cause the government to end a lawful public presentation? • ﬁghting words - When the bill of rights was ﬁrst established, what did if protect? • citizens from all levels of government - How can a president be removed? • impeached by majority vote in house or found guilty of charges by a 2/3s vote in senate - Does the president tend to gain or lose seats during midterm election? • lose - What amendment gives constitutional guarantees concerning trails rights? 6th • - What is executive privilege? • when the pres withholds info - What is an advantage of federalism • gives local government the authority to love local problem - What is reappointment? • redistribution of congressional seats following each census - What does the 8th amendment establish? • protection from cruel and unusual punishment - When is the rule of four applied? • When the supreme court hears cases - What is semi-presidential? allows pres to focus on foreign affairs while prime minister focuses on domestic affairs • - What is presidential executive system? • separate legislative and executive branches-pres is both head of state and government - How is the Speaker of the House elected? • by an election held within majority party - What is considered protected symbolic speech? • burning the US ﬂag - What article explains the amendment explains the amendment process? • 5th - What is the writ of habeas corpus? • your right to have a judge determine if your detention is lawful - What are implied powers? ability to draft for war • - What court case debated prayer in public schools? • engel v vitale - Who is orin hatch? • pro tempore in senate-presiding offecier of the senate - Name the 6 executive branch positions and who holds them: • John Kerry-secretary of state-D • Loretta lynch-attorney general-d • Ashton carter-secretary of defense-d • Denis McDonough-Pres of Chief of staff-D • Barak Obama-pres • Joe Biden-VP - What article rules governing relationships between states? 4th • - An instructed delegate is likely to favor? • use of referendum - A trustee is likely to favor? • voting his/her position on an issue - Who is Harry Reid? • Senate Majority Leader - Who is speaker of the house? • Paul ryan - Who is Nancy pelosi? • House of minority leader - Who is senate leader? Mitch McConnel • - Ms is an example of what kind of primary election? • open - What does it mean when the writ of certiorari is granted? • signals that the supreme court intends to hear a case - What court case established judicial review? • Marbury v Madison - What is the writ of certiorari? • the most common way for a case to reach the supreme court - How many voting members are in the Us House of Rep and senate? • 435-HR, 100-senate - What a public ﬁgure has to prove in order to win a libel suit against a newspaper actual malice • - Right to remain silent? • sixth amendement - What amendment contains “due process clause” that applies to state government? • 14th - What is a referendum? • legislation presented to the legislature for its consideration by the public - What happens to a bill if the president refuses to take action? • 1st veto, if that is over ruled than it becomes a law - What case gave the right to an attorney? • gideon v wainwright - Which chamber of congress choses the VP if the electoral college fails to give the VP the majority? • senate - What court case established our right to assemble? • boy scouts v dale - What amendment concerns owning a gun? • second -
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