1. Veto- Presidential power to forbid or prevent an action of Congress
2. Pocket veto- presidential refusal to sign or veto a bill that Congress passes in the last 10
days of its session; by not being signed, it automatically dies when Congress adjourns
Chapter 5 Exam Prep
1- Where did the idea of presidency come from?
The idea of presidency was surprisingly an original idea created by the founding fathers. They didnt
want a dictator or a king to have absolute power. They wanted to avoid how
Important Things to Know for
The 1-3 Chapter Exam
Two types of democracy:
All eligible citizens can govern
Equal participatory role in the
decision making process
Small homogenous works best
1. Impeachment- the process by which government actors can be removed from office for
treason bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors. The House of Representatives
vote on the charges, and then the trial takes place in the Senate.
2. Necessary and p
Exam Preparation Chapter 4
1) What is the difference between a delegate and a trustee?
A delegate learns the opinions of their constituents in the state or district. When representing
them, the delegate follows the majority opinion. A trustee