Flashcards in Gov Final Deck (101)
Who are the only people that can sponsor / introduce a bill into either the house is senate?
The members of congress
What is the minimum age for a member of the U.S. Senate?
30 years old
What level of education has the majority of theme,bears of congress achieved?
Who can make suggestions for a law?
What racial group of people occupies the majority of seats in congress?
What is the minimum age for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives?
25 years old
What is a two-house chamber of legislative body called?
How often (in years) are the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives apportioned or redistributed amongst the fifty states?
Every 10 years-concides with U.S. census
What is the general age of the members of congress?
What is the length of a term for a U.S. Senator?
A bill that applies to all of American people and society is known as what?
How many members of the United States senate are necessary in order to remove a federal official from office as a result of an impeachment trial?
Where must any bill involving appropriations or revenue start the legislature (law-making) process?
The House of Representatives
What is the minimum number of representatives, that each of the fifty states is guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution?
A tax that an individual pays directly to the government is called what?
How is the very first bill identified after it has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives? The senate?
The political party that has the most members in each house/chamber of congress is known as what party?
The majority party
How is debate in the U.S. House of Representatives different from the U.S. Senate?
The debate in the house is limited unlike the senate where it is unlimited
When a congressional bill is passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate p, the bill must be in what form in order to go on to the president and potentially become a law?
In identical form
When is the vice president serving as the president of the senate allowed to vote?
If there is a 50/50 it vote
During a filibuster, what is filibustering senators not allowed to do?
Si down, stop talking, leave the senate at anytime, can't eat, not restricted about the subject they are addressed to discuss
How many years is a president elected to serve?
Today, Druing what month of the year does a new presidential term begin?
What president was elected to four consecutive terms in office beginning in 1932, and following in 1936, 1940, along with 1944, breaking the No-third-term tradition?
Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)
What official takes over for the resident if they would happen to die while serving in office
What book is traditionally used eh. The toes dint elect takes the oath of office
In the past president elects have traditionally finished the oath of offic with what response
"So help me god"
What is the minimum age for an individual to hold th efficient of president of the United States
35 years old
What is current annual salary that the president of the United States receives?