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Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: The U.S. Congress

Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: The U.S. Congress
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bicameral
A bicameral legislature is one in which the legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chambers or houses
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United States Congress
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives
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House of Representatives
The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress alongside the Senate
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implied powers
Implied powers, in the United States, are those powers authorized by a document that, while not stated, seem to be implied by powers expressly stated
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implied powers
Implied powers, in the United States, are those powers authorized by a document that, while not stated, seem to be implied by powers expressly stated
House of Representatives
The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress alongside the Senate
United States Congress
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives
bicameral
A bicameral legislature is one in which the legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chambers or houses
judicial branch
The judiciary is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state
legislative branch
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city
committees
A committee is a body of one or more persons that is subordinate to a deliberative assembly
constitutional amendment
A constitutional amendment refers to the modification of the constitution of a nation or state

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