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Government 3-3

Chapter 3 section 3 flashcards

This procedure that changes the Constitution using the President’s power to act independently of Congress is called ____. Executive Action
This procedure that changes the Constitution by upholding long-held traditions as constitutionally necessary is called ____. Custom
This procedure that changes the Constitution by passage of laws by Congress that refine or define the words of the Constitution is called ____. Basic Legislation
This procedure that changes the Constitution by using court cases to interpret the Constitution is called _____. Court Decision
This procedure that changes the Constitution by using practices of political parties to change the political process is called ______. Party Practices
Most changes to the Constitution have been through ________. Informal Changes
Which of the following informal customs was eventually added to the written Constitution through formal amendment? A. women’s suffrage ; B. no third term for Presidents; C. voting at age 18; D. party conventions B. No third term
Congress may informally change the Constitution by passing laws that ________________. Spell out the constitution
The fact that government in the United States is in many ways government through political party is because of __________ The result of a long history of informal change
True or False: One of the ways the Constitution has been changed informally is by the vote of the people. False
Created by: BradIGuess