Chapter 7 Vocabulary:
Apportionment - Distribution of representatives among the states based on the population of
Bicameral Legislature - Consisting of two legislative houses. The United States has a bicameral
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Chapter 6: Vocabulary
1. Political Parties - A person joins with other like-minded individuals to form
organizations that try to influence the outcomes of elections and legislative struggles.
1. Presidents are generally thought to have advantages over Congress in conducting
foreign policy because of the formal and informal powers of the presidency.
Two formal constitutional powers of the Presi
Gerrymandering - term that describes the deliberate rearrangement of the boundaries of
congressional districts to influence the outcome of elections.
Incumbent - the person currently holding office.
Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Articles of Impeachment - Set of charges drafted against a public official to initiate the
impeachment process. The articles of impeachment do not result in the removal of the
official, but inst
Clinton and Trump Clash over jobs, taxes, law and order
Why are you a better
choice to create jobs
that will put more
money in workers
Reducing taxes from
35 percent to 15
Key Terms Ch. 6
1. Affirmative action - Government-mandated programs that seek to create special
employment opportunities for African Americans, women, and other victims of past
2. Black Codes - Laws d
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Entitlement Entitlement Programs - Social insurance programs that allocate federal funds to all
people who meet the conditions of the program. Social Secu