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MS STUDIES CH 13

Federal and State Government

TermDefinition
LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE, JUDICIAL BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT
SEPARATION OF POWERS POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES DIVIDED BETWEEN 3 BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT
CONSTITUTION SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND
RULE OF LAW ALL PEOPLE ARE SUBJECT AND ACCOUNTABLE TO LAW THAT IS FAIRLY APPLIED AND ENFORCED
SOVEREIGNTY PEOPLE POSSESS SUPREME POWER AND AUTHORITY
CHECKS AND BALANCES SYSTEM THAT LIMITS THE POWER OF EACH BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT
EMINENT DOMAIN GOVERNMENT HAS AUTHORITY TO TAKE PRIVATE PROPERTY FOR THE GENERAL WELFARE, BUT MUST PAY FAIR MARKET VALUE.
FULL FAITH AND CREDIT CLAUSE ASSURES THAT CITIZENS ARE PROMISED EQUAL PRIVILEGES, IMMUNITIES AND RECOGNITION IN EVERY STATE
BILL OF RIGHTS FIRST 10 AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION; RIGHTS OF CITIZENSHIP
ELASTIC CLAUSE ALLOWS CONGRESS TO MAKE LAWS NECESSARY AND PROPER (ARTICLE 1, SECTION 8)
ARTICLE I DESCRIPTION OF CONGRESS (SENATE & HOUSE), QUALIFICATIONS, POWERS AND AUTHORITY
BICAMERAL LEGISLATURE TWO HOUSES (SENATE & REPRESENTATIVES) THAT MAKE LAWS
30 YRS OLD, CITIZEN FOR 9 YRS, RESIDENT OF STATE QUALIFICATIONS TO BE A SENATOR
SIX YEARS SENATORS' TERMS
25 YRS OLD, CITIZEN FOR 7 YRS, RESIDENT OF STATE QUALIFICATIONS TO BE A REPRESENTATIVE
TWO YEARS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES' TERMS
ENUMERATED POWERS FEDERAL POWERS SPECIFICALLY LISTED AND GRANTED IN CONSTITUTION
IMPLIED POWERS FEDERAL POWERS GRANTED THROUGH ELASTIC CLAUSE
EXECUTIVE BRANCH BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT THAT INCLUDES PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, CABINET; CARRIES OUT LAWS
ELECTORAL COLLEGE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS THAT ARE CHOSEN FROM EACH STATE WHO HAVE THE POWER TO CHOOSE THE PRESIDENT; TOTAL OF SENATORS + REPRESENTATIVES
35 YRS OLD, NATURAL BORN CITIZEN, 14 YRS A RESIDENT OF US QUALIFICATIONS TO BE PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT
JUDICIAL BRANCH BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT ESTABLISHED BY ARTICLE III, INCLUDING SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE COURTS, SPECIAL COURTS; INTERPRETS THE LAW
JUDICIAL REVIEW SUPREME COURT DETERMINES THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF LAWS
FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT FEDERAL COURT OF APPEALS FOR MISSISSIPPI (LOCATED IN NEW ORLEANS)
STATE, COUNTY , MUNICIPAL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT
GOVERNOR HEAD OF STATE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
52 STATE SENATORS; 122 REPRESENTATIVES; SENATOR=25 YRS OLD, 2 YRS RESIDENCY; REPRESENTATIVE=21 YRS OLD, 2 YRS RESIDENCY NUMBER OF STATE SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES; QUALIFICATIONS FOR SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE SENATE
SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
COMMITTEES SMALL GROUPS OF REPRESENTATIVES OR SENATORS WHO REVIEW BILLS AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS
BILL INTRODUCED IN ONE HOUSE, ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE; APPROVED THEN PASSES TO OTHER HOUSE; "NO" VOTE KILLS BILL; IF AMENDED, JOINT CONFERENCE COMMITTEE USED TO WORK OUT DIFFERENCES; GOVERNOR SIGNS OR VETOS BILL HOW A BILL BECOMES A LAW
SECRETARY OF STATE, ATTORNEY GENERAL EXECUTIVE STATE OFFICIALS
30 YRS OLD, CITIZEN FOR 20 YEARS, RESIDENT OF STATE FOR 5 YEARS; 4 YR TERM; COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF NATIONAL GUARD QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF GOVERNOR
SECRETARY OF STATE STATE OFFICIAL WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS, ADMINISTERS LAWS FOR ELECTIONS, CORPORATIONS, PUBLIC LANDS
ATTORNEY GENERAL CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER OF THE STATE; REPRESENTS THE STATE IN LEGAL ISSUES
STATE SUPREME COURT HIGHEST COURT IN THE STATE; HEARS APPEALS FROM CIRCUIT AND CHANCERY COURTS
SALES TAX PRIMARY SOURCE OF STATE REVENUE
INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX PROGRESSIVE TAX THAT IS THE STATE'S SECOND LARGEST SOURCE OF REVENUE
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