Flashcards - The Congress: Election, Powers, and Representation

Flashcards - The Congress: Election, Powers, and Representation
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committees
A committee is a body of one or more persons that is subordinate to a deliberative assembly
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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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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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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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House of Representatives
The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress alongside the Senate
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
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
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
redistricting
Redistricting is the process of drawing United States electoral district boundaries
The Parliament
In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative, elected body of government
Campaigning
A Political campaign is an organized effort which seeks to influence the decision making process within a specific group
gerrymandering
In the process of setting electoral districts, gerrymandering is a practice intended to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries

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