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Study Guide- Test 1 Legislative Branch Executive Branch Enumerated Powers Article I.8 “Elastic Clause” – make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for the implementation of its enumerated powers. Terms of Office (U.S. House & Senate/ TX. House & Senate) U.S. House – 2 year term U.S. Senate- 6 year term TX House – 2 year term TX Senate – 4 year term U.S. House – Speaker of the House Majority Leader Majority Whip Minority Leader Minority Whip U.S. Senate – President of the Senate (Vice-president U.S.)
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Unformatted text preview: President Pro-tempore Majority Leader Majority Whip Minority Leader Minority Whip Delegate v. Trustee District needs v. national (party) needs Reapportionment, Redistricting, Malaportionment, Gerrymandering Reapportionment the reallocation of seats in congress Redistricting drawing congressional district lines either after winning/losing seats or in an effort to gain seats Malaportionment unequal representation, disenfranchisement Gerrymandering manipulating district lines for an advantage Honeymoon period Grace period for new presidents where approval is high....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSC 142 taught by Professor Wyatt-nichol during the Spring '08 term at SFASU.

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