Unit 9 - The Legislative Branch of Government

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Unit Objectives
1. Congress
2. The Powers of Congress
3. The House of Representatives
4. The Senate
5. Congress at Work

Unit 9 - Chapter 5

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Vocabulary
  1. constituents
  2. apportionment
  3. appropriation
  4. impeachment
  5. oversight
  6. necessary and proper clause
  7. indirect tax
  8. direct tax
  9. deficit
  10. commerce clause
  11. subpoenas
  12. writ of habeas corpus
  13. bill of attainder
  14. ex post facto laws
  15. reapportionment
  16. gerrymandering
  17. Speaker of the House
  18. bills
  19. floor leader
  20. whips
  21. party caucus
  22. standing committee
  23. select committees
  24. joint committees
  25. president of the Senate
  26. president pro tempore
  27. Senate majority leader
  28. seniority rule
  29. filibuster
  30. cloture
  31. rider
  32. joint resolution
  33. concurrent resolutions
  34. discharge petition
  35. Committee of the Whole
  36. quorum
  37. roll-call vote
  38. conference committee
  39. pocket veto

Assignments
1. Letter to congressional representative due
2. Section 1 - concept map of Congress
3. Quiz on material from section 1 & 2
4. Unit 9 Vocabulary
5. Quiz on sections 3,4 & 5