When 1812 Where Massachusetts Why The name gerrymander originated in 1812 after

When 1812 where massachusetts why the name

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favoring a particular candidate.When: 1812Where: MassachusettsWhy: The name “gerrymander” originated in 1812 after the redrawing of a Massachusetts district. They began calling it a “gerrymander” after the then-governor of Massachusetts, Elbridge Gerry.Voting Rights Act of 1965 (jackie)Who: Lyndon B. JohnsonWhat: aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented African Americans from exercising their right to vote
When: August 6, 1965 Where: United States Why: Reapportionment Act of 1929 ( michelle ) Who: Passed by the united states congress What: A combined census and reappointment bill apporting a constant 435 seats When: June 18,1929 Where: The white house Why: To prevent an excessive number of members Filibuster ( michelle ) Who: congress What: three fourths of votes. They debate over a proposed piece of legislation When: Since ancient roman times Where: Why: To delay or prevent a decision being made on the proposal Cloture( Eva ) Who: Senators adopted rule “Cloture” What: The vote needed to overwrite filibusters. The vote needed is ¾. When: 1917 Where: Washington D.C. Why: Direct and Indirect Representation Electoral College ( jackie ) Who: Electoral College What: A body of electors chosen or appointed by a larger group When: 1789 Where: Washington DC. Why: The framers of the Constitution did not trust the direct democracy Executive Order (Danieth) Who : President What : a rule or order issued by the president without the cooperation of Congress and having the force of law; creates or modify laws and public policies, without the direct approval of Congress When : Executive Orders are issued since 1994 Where : Constitution Why : President’s Roles ( zuri ) WHO: President WHAT: different hats the president wears: Head of State, Chief Executive, Commander- in-Chief, Chief Diplomat, Chief Legislator, Chief of Party WHEN: present WHERE: office WHY: if gives the president power to command and be able to direct the country (be in charge) Emergency Powers ( Kevin ) Who: President of the U.hS. What: possesses certain powers to act in emergency situations

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