Final Exam Review Sheet

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Final Exam Review Sheet Potential Identification Terms (tell me what it is and why it’s important for American politics): Conditional party government: The authority delegated to and used by congressional leaders. Conditioned by the extent of election-driven ideological consensus among its members. Gerrymandering - to divide (a territorial unit) into election districts to give one political party an electoral majority in a large number of districts while concentrating the voting strength of the opposition in as few districts as possible Necessary and proper clause- A section of the United States Constitution that enables Congress to make the laws required for the exercise of its other powers established by the Constitution. Pork barrel legislation- Appropriations made by a legislature for projects that are not essential but are sought because they pump money and resources into the local districts of the legislators. Examples are local projects, such as dams, military bases, and highways. Closed rule- A Closed Rule bans amendments to a bill on the House floor, with the exception of Committee amendments. Conference committee-
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