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What principles did the Article of Confederation implement?

Ways Congress can influence the federal judiciary.

What did the Framers of the Constitution intend on establishing?

What powers are shared by the House of Representatives and the Senate?

The purposes of the Establishment Clause.

What committees have a role in the House of Rep. when it comes to tax policy?

What is frequently reported in the media during a presidential election?

Why is the voting rights act of 1965 a significant political event?

What do categorical grants and aid do?

How is party identification transmitted?

What is independent commission?

What type of individual would vote in the republican primary?

What is a PAC?

What is federalism?

What is the federal government’s role in interstate commerce?

What are the rule and regulations created by the federal communications commission, what are they called?

What constitutional provision broadens the power of Congress?

Why was the legislation that forbid flag burning was deemed unconstitutional?

What is the most widely performed act of political participation called?

What group has the highest voter turn out?

How did James Madison say we can control factions?

What does pork barreling mean?

How did the U.S Supreme Court rule on the case Citizens United vs. Fed Election Commission (2010) ?

What does congressional oversight refer to?

How did the U.S Supreme Court rule on prayer in public schools?

What is the system of checks and balances?

What are executive agreements?

In the Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade how did the supreme court justices rule?

What is the significance of the grandfather clause in U.S. political history?

Describe the social contract theory of John Locke.

Where does most of the work of legislating in Congress take place?

What is a primary function of the senate judiciary committee?
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