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60

When a voter votes for multiple parties

split ticket voting

61

The president from one party, Congress controlled by another

divided government

62

Under the Articles of Confederation, how could the document be changed?

unanimous vote

63

Under the constitution, how can amendments be made?

National government proposes an amendment, and state governments ratify it

64

The common way amendment proposals are made?

2/3 vote in both houses

65

What alternate process is there to propose an amendment? Has it ever been used?

Constitutional Convention; no

66

What common way are amendments ratified by the states?

3/4 vote

67

Why are terms staggered across government?

No party can gain control of all government at once

68

What is the only amendment to be ratified by a state-by-state series of constitutional conventions?

21st