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  • Legislative Branch By: James Han Philip Murphy Christian (is not) Poore
  • Bicameral 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue It is an important feature of the mixed government Needs to have concurrent majority to pass Two legislative chambers: House and Senate
  • Speaker of the House 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue This office was established in 1789 by Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution. Second in line of the U.S. presidential line of succession after the V.P. Nancy Pelosi
  • Impeachment 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Two U.S. President: Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton House has the sole power of this, while Senate has the sole power to try all of this. It allows charges against the an officer of government for the crimes committed in the office.
  • Standing Committee 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Congressional committees Permanent panels with specified legislative responsibilities Consider bills and issue, recommend their opinion for the respective chambers
  • Select Committee 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue First committee established by congress on April 2, 1789. This committee is special not permanent. Do special functions beyond the jurisdiction of the standing committee.
  • Joint Committee 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Most of these committees are also standing committees. It can be permanent or special. A committee made up of members from both chambers.
  • Roll Call Vote 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue One of the several different ways to vote in congress. Recorded or machine vote Yeas or Nays
  • Majority Leader 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue This officer schedule legislation for floor consideration. Works with Speaker of House and Whip. Leader of the party that has majority of the seats in the party.
  • Marginal Seat 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Usually conducted under the single-winning voting system. These seats require a smaller swing to change hand. Opposite of safe seat.
  • Safe Seat 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue A seat in the legislative chamber. Incumbents securely holds this. Opposite of marginal seat.
  • Senate 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Joe Biden Less structured Two per state
  • House 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Proposed by Virginia More structured Population based
  • Jeannette Rahkin 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue From Montana Elected in 1916 to Congress The first woman in Congress
  • J. Strom Thurmond 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue From South Carolina Wanted to block a civil rights bill Gave longest filibuster lasting 24 hours and 18 minutes
  • Cloture Rule 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Rule in Senate Three-fifths of entire Senate must vote “yes” Stops a filibuster
  • Teller Vote 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Congressional voting procedure In the Senate it is yays and nays Where your vote is recorded
  • Incumbency 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Get more money Rate is higher in House than Senate Running for reelection
  • Quorum 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Article 1, Section 5, Chapter 1 of the Constitution Minimum number of people Must have a majority to hold Congress
  • Congressional Ethics 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Can’t receive gifts totaling $100 or more May not receive anything from lobbyists even if they are a spouse or personal friend Etiquette of the Congress
  • Vice President 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue First was John Adams Throughout history, has had very little importance President of the Senate
  • Congress 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Article 1 Framers put power in this branch Bicameral
  • Party Polarization 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Pulled to certain parties Divided opinions Majority of one party opposes another
  • Minority Leader 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Not part of the majority party Second largest caucus in the legislative body Chosen by Senators of the minority party
  • 27 th Amendment 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Longest time taken to ratify an amendment, taking 203 years to complete It is the most recent Amendment to date Has to do with Congressional pay raises or decreases, stating that the amendment doesn’t allow changes in salary until new terms take place
  • James Monroe 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Opposed ratification of the Constitution and was from Virginia, and not Thomas Jefferson First member of the Senate to be elected president Last founding father of the US
  • Joseph Rainey 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue From South Carolina Second black male in Senate behind Hiram Revels First black male in House of Representatives
  • Voice Vote 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Regular method of voting in legislative branch “ yay” or “nay” Verbal response to motions
  • Public Bill 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Defense expenditures are considered this Affects many people unlike private bills Pertaining to the public’s well being
  • CBO 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Provides economic data to Congress Reports information on taxes, interest rates, and income to the United States every two and five years Deals with the federal budget
  • Lame Duck 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Successor already put in place while he or she is still in office Officer approaching end of their tenure Still in office but was not reelected