- Lauralton Hall High School
- US Gov't
- MIDTERM FLASHCARDS
Last Modified: 2011-12-12
Related Textbooks:Magruder's 2008 American Government (Magruder's American Government)
1: 2/3 vote in each house and ratified by 3/4 state leg.
2: prop. by Congress then ratified by conventions in 3/4 of the states
3. prop. by nat convention at the request of 2/3 state leg.
4. prop. by nat convention then ratified by 3/4 states
Senate has higher qualifications
- Senator must be at least 30 years old
- citizen of US for at least 9 years
- inhabitant of the state they're elected from
- at least 25 years old
- citizen for at least 7 years
- inhabitant of the state they're elected to
- party identification
- name familiarity
House: 2 year terms
Senate: 6 year terms; no limit to number of terms
Majority: Floor leader of the majority party
Minority: assist the majority leader
-gain power by force
-popular elections closely controlled
-military hold many major posts in government
8: NH, MA, NY, NJ, VA, NC, SC, GA
bicameral, governor's council became upper house of colonial legislature
3: MD, PA, DE
king appointed land to a proprietor, bicameral legislatures except PA > unicameral
2: RI, CT
governors elected by white, male property owners; self governing
Ben Franklin proposed the annual congress of delegates from each of the 13 colonies
-power to raise military
-make war and peace
the money we pay the government for different things
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