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summer school gov.

How many state capitals has Illinois had? Three.
What do the stripes on the American Flag represt? The thirteen colonies.
In the Illinois General Assembly, how many people are in the House of Representatives? 118.
What are the three qualifications needed to be in the House of Representatives and Senate for the Illinois General Assembly? You have to be at least 21, live in the district for two years and be a U.S citizen.
How long does the governor have to act on a bill? 60 days.
In order for the General Assembly to over-ride a governor's veto, they need a vote of ____ in both houses. 3/5.
What are the four types of vetoes that the governor can use? Regular veto, line item veto, item reduction veto, and amendatory very.
What is double jepordy? It forbids a defendent to be tried for the same trial twice.
If the president doesn't act on a bill within 10 days, what happens to it? It becomes a law.
What is a quorum The minimum number of people who must be present in order to conduct buisness.
If something happens to the president, who takes over? The vice president.
Where do revenue bills have to start? The House of Representitives.
If no majority is gained by an electoral collge, who picks the vice president? The senate.
What is a rider? A bill added as an amendment to an already approved law.
How long is a federal judges term? For life.
What is jurisdiction? The right to hear a case.
What is a fillibuster? Stall time.
What are concurrent powers? Powers thats are shared by the states and national governemnt.
In order to be president, how old do you have to be? At least 35.
What does the supremazy clause state? The constitution is the supreme law of the land.
What does it mean to veto? To reject.
What is it called when you cannot stop speech from happening before its said? Prior restraint.
What is a platform? What a party stand for.
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