Civics final

Civics final

Term Definition
13th amendment Slavery
14th amendment Equal protection under law
15th amendment Federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on the citizens race or color.
19th amendment Women have the right to vote
22nd amendment limits the number of times one can be elected president of the US.
25th amendment deals with succession to the presidency.
Closed primary members can only vote in their own party's primary.
Elastic Clause Granting Congress the power to pass all laws.
Date of the Declaration of Independence July 4th, 1776
Checks and Balances This system gives each of the three branches of government ways to limit the powers of the other branches
Chief Diplomat The president decides what American diplomats and ambassadors shall say to foreign governments.
Chief Executive He or she decides how the laws of the United States are to be enforced and chooses officials and advisors to help run the Executive Branch.
Chief Legislator When Congress does pass bills, the president reviews each bill and decides whether to sign it into law or veto it.
Chief of State the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
City where the Declaration of Independence was written Philadelphia
General assembly In state government, the __________ is responsible for making the laws of the state.
Caucus a closed political meeting
How a bill becomes a law
Governor roles/powers
Impeachment
Interest groups
Judicial branch powers
Judicial review
laws for voting
Legislative branch powers
limited government
Line of succession
Magistrate
Mayors and Councils
Naturalization
New jersey plan
Original Jurisdiction
Pa. Supreme Court
Party symbols
Political Spectrum
Polling place
Population's role in Congress
Powers of Congress
Powers of local government
President of the senate
president qualifications
Presidential powers
Primaries

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