GOVT. 1: MIDTERM Review
CH #s:1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 13, and 15
Short Essay(4 5 questions) - Will require you to write one paragraph
including as much substance as necessary to impart your full knowledge of the
concepts and issues surrounding the question.
apportionment the process, occurring after every decennial census, that allocates congressional seats among the fifty states
clear and present danger test:
Test to determine whetherspeech is protected or unprotected, based on its capacity to p
Popular vote, state by state. We count the electoral college votes for a president.
Direct democracy. where people create and pass law.
Statutory initiative (to change the law, 8% to amend the constitution)
Original jurisdiction: the authority to initially consider a case.
Distinguished from appellate jurisdiction, which is the authority to hear appeals from a lower
Appropriations: the amounts of money approved by Congress in statutes (bills
I went to take a tour of the capital since I thought it would be a great way to actually get
to see where the state laws get passed. I always wondered how big and pretty the place was.
Once I got there and entered the place I was surprised that they actua
Government 150 American Governments Section 6
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GOVERNMENT 150 ML&N Chapter 3 State Constitutions
Compare and contrast state constitutions to the US Constitution.
What reasons can be given to explain why state constitutions became straitjackets?
Be able to explain the three
G&P Chapter 2 LECTURE OUTLINE
What are the three key ideas found in the Declaration of Independence?
What are some provisions included in the Articles of Confederation?
What are the shortcomings of the Articles of Confederation?