passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.
C) congressional mandate.
D) a Supreme Court decision.
E) individual state decisions.
3. Through which pathway have Native American activists succeeded in their attempts to recover some of the debt owned them by the United States government?
A) the court pathway
over legislation passed by Congress
Answer. C. Voice of the people.
2. How does gerrymandering influence political power in Congress?
a. By allowing members of Congress to send mail free.
b. By helping incumbents ignores state reapportionment plans.
c. By creating federal projects for which members...
In the political history of Georgia, throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Georgia made powerful changes in the civil rights, governance, and economic growth directed on Atlanta. It would be the ground of the emerging New South. In the 21st century, various conservative Democrats including former...
* Gave congress power to admit new states under any conditions it preferred
* Mexican war threatened this precedent
* “Squatter Sovereignty”- Let the voters decide
* California after the gold rush demands to become a state, it has enough people and wealth
* The south...
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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the House of Representatives and the Senate. Congress meets in the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Both representatives and senators are chosen through direct election. Congress...
because their at the top of the ticket.
general election- held to choose which candidate will hold office
gerrymandering- drawing the boundaries of legislative districts in bizarre or unusual shapes to favor one party
incumbent- The person already holding an elective office
Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the Fugitive Slave Law, but was so against the south leaving the Union that he broke from his constituents and colleagues in Tennessee and was branded a traitor.
he criticized President James Buchanan for not dealing with the Southern rebels during the last months of Buchanan’s administration...
Census- A count of the United States population that is conducted every 10 years
CongressionalDistrict- a territorial division of a state that is entitled to elect one member to the United States House of Representatives.
Gerrymander- Manipulate the boundaries of electoral zones so as to favor...
four children to Reverend Dr. Joseph Wilson and Janet Woodrow. His ancestry was Scots-Irish and Scottish. His grandparents immigrated to the United States from Strabane, County Tyrone, in modern-day Northern Ireland while his mother born in London to Scottish parents. Wilson's father was originally from...
census; when seats in the US House are allocated to states
* Redistricting: the crafting of new districts from which those seats will be filled
* Gerrymandering techniques:
* Cracking: dividing a population that if put into a single district would be sufficient to determine the outcome of...
Should we, as a society, continue to let politicians use gerrymandering practices (drawing their own voting boundaries) across racial/partisan lines; thereby, diluting the minority vote?
While being on Facebook and participating in the political process of the Presidential campaign, I discovered that...
done on the congressionaldistricts, so the voters have gained a lot of knowledge about the differences between the two parties. And thus the same rationale has been used by the voters to vote for the states presidential and also as a substitute for its partisanship. If we say that each state and congressional...
rewards for their capture placed by their former employer. Andrew later returned to his mother, and the entire family moved west to Greeneville, Tennessee, where young Andrew set up shop as a tailor and met his wife, Eliza McCardle. Eliza educated Andrew and helped him make wise investments in town real...
Chapter 16 - Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877
The end of the Civil War brought profound changes to the United States. Reconstruction changed some things, but it did little regarding social equality and political turmoil. In the end, the government established...
-Gerrymandering: Form of redistribution where electoral district or constituency boundaries are modified for electoral advantage. May be used to help constituents, such as members of a political, racial, religious or class group.
-Texas gained seats in last congressional census
-Types of Incumbency: Trustee (responsible...
4. What are the formal qualifications for holding office in Congress? age, length of term, U.S. citizenship, number representing each state, constituency
5. According to Table 12.1, what are the differences between the House and the Senate? 437-8
6. Why does the House tend to represent...
The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility act made loans available to more students by having the federal government loan directly to students. This change eliminated billions in subsidies paid to the banks that had offered student loans. It also blocked a proposed interest rate increase, keeping the rate...
Legislative Branch - Chpts 5, 6, 7
Chapter Five – The Organization of Congress
Section 1 – Congressional Membership
1. The United States Congress has two chambers—the House of Representatives and the Senate.
a. Each Congress meets for one two-year term divided...