Things to Review for the Legislative Test
Seniority System <ul><li>What is this?  </li></ul><ul><li>Who would serve as chair of a committee? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Congressional Oversight </li></ul><ul><li>What level does it take place at primarily? </li></ul>
<ul><li>President’s relationship with Congress </li></ul>
<ul><li>Checks and Balances that involve the Legislative Branch </li></ul>
<ul><li>Reasons why incumbency levels are so high </li></ul>
<ul><li>Standing Committees </li></ul>
<ul><li>Elections for the House of Representation </li></ul>
<ul><li>House Rules Committee </li></ul>
<ul><li>Assignment to standing committees </li></ul>
<ul><li>Filibusters and Cloture Motions </li></ul>
<ul><li>Details of bills worked out </li></ul>
<ul><li>Pork Barrel Legislation </li></ul>
<ul><li>House of Representatives and responsiveness to the people </li></ul>
<ul><li>Conference Committees and how a bill becomes a law </li></ul>
<ul><li>What laws would relate to the commerce clause </li></ul>
<ul><li>Congressional influence and the President </li></ul>
<ul><li>Continuous Body </li></ul>
<ul><li>House Ways and Means Committee </li></ul>
<ul><li>10 year census </li></ul>
<ul><li>Congressional Committees </li></ul>
<ul><li>Elastic Clause </li></ul>
<ul><li>Notable Legislation </li></ul>
<ul><li>Caucus </li></ul>
<ul><li>Congressional leadership </li></ul>
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Review for Legislative Branch Test

  1. 1. Things to Review for the Legislative Test
  2. 2. Seniority System <ul><li>What is this? </li></ul><ul><li>Who would serve as chair of a committee? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Congressional Oversight </li></ul><ul><li>What level does it take place at primarily? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>President’s relationship with Congress </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Checks and Balances that involve the Legislative Branch </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Reasons why incumbency levels are so high </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Standing Committees </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Elections for the House of Representation </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>House Rules Committee </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Assignment to standing committees </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Filibusters and Cloture Motions </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Details of bills worked out </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Pork Barrel Legislation </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>House of Representatives and responsiveness to the people </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Conference Committees and how a bill becomes a law </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>What laws would relate to the commerce clause </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Congressional influence and the President </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Continuous Body </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>House Ways and Means Committee </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>10 year census </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Congressional Committees </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Elastic Clause </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Notable Legislation </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Caucus </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Congressional leadership </li></ul>

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