Flashcards in Chapters 1/2 Deck (69)
When a voter votes for multiple parties
split ticket voting
The president from one party, Congress controlled by another
Under the Articles of Confederation, how could the document be changed?
Under the constitution, how can amendments be made?
National government proposes an amendment, and state governments ratify it
The common way amendment proposals are made?
2/3 vote in both houses
What alternate process is there to propose an amendment? Has it ever been used?
Constitutional Convention; no
What common way are amendments ratified by the states?
Why are terms staggered across government?
No party can gain control of all government at once