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Civics

Unit 3 Vocab

TermDefinition
Legislative Branch the branch of government that makes the laws
Impeach to accuse an official of wrong doing
Appropriations funds for specific use
Speaker of the House Leader of the House of Representatives
Bicameral a two-house legislature
Vice President this person votes in the Senate in case of a tie
Standing Committee a permanent committee that specializes in a particular topic
Majority Party the party with the most members in Congress
Redistricting the process of redrawing the boundaries of districts
Re-Apportionment the redistribution of legislative seats according to population
President Pro-Tempore "President of the Senate for the time being"-when the vice-president is absent
Expressed Powers powers listed in Article 1 of the Constitution
Filibuster freedom by senators to kill a bill by continuously talking until the bill is withdrawn
Constituents people in congressional districts
Census a process for counting a nation's population
Conference Committee a joint committee that helps members of the Senate and the House of Representatives work together
Joint Session when senators and representatives meet together to hear the President's State of the Union Address
Implied Powers a power not expressly named in the Constitution
Minority Party the party with fewer members in Congress
Lobbyist people who represent interest groups
Checks and Balances a system in which each branch of government is able to limit the power of the two other branches
Interest Groups groups of people who work together for similar interests or goals
Cloture this limits a senator to debate for no more than one hour, and its use must be voted on by the senate
Bill a proposed law
Expulsion to force a member of Congress to leave because of wrong doing or dishonesty
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