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Study Guide for Exam 2

by: Suusuu Hlaing

Study Guide for Exam 2 POLS 1101 016

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Date Created: 10/26/15
Exam 2 American Government 1101 Know the Party leaders of congress their names and positions Branch that holds the power to declare war job of a partywhip Two stage electoral process in uence on the candidate behavior Oversight function of congressional committees How the majority party exercise more power than the minority party Presidential veto s during a divided government Why the founding father created a institutionally weak presidency How the President39s quotpower to persuade works What happens when the president quotgoes publicquot Guidelines of cases in order to meet the Supreme Court standard Rule of Four When a justice write a concurring opinion Term of of ce for federal judges Strengths and weaknesses ofjudicial restraint and judicial activism How the partisan gerrymandering changed the nature of representation in the US How the majority party exercise agenda control in the US Congress Dilatory tactics are commonly used by the minority party to prevent the majority from taking legislative action in the US Senate Terms of of ce for members of Congress the Federal Courts and the President Signi cance of the Marbury v Madison case The levelshierarchy of the federal court system Know these Terms Reapportionment Redistricting Gerrymandering Filibuster Incumbent Logrolling Omnibus Bill Porkbarreling Uni ed Government Divided Government Majority Party Minority Party Standing Committee General Election representation Trustee representation Executive Order State of the Union Courtesy Rhetorical presidency jurisdiction Amicus curiae Stare decisis Judicial Activism Conference Committee Midterm election Polarization Veto Cabinet Original jurisdiction Certiorari Precedent Judicial restraint Primary election Delegate Executive Privilege Veto Override Senatorial Appellate Concurring Opinion Dissenting Opinion Amicus Curiae


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