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$300 $200 $100 $300 $100 $200 $100 $200 $300 $100 $200 $300 $100 $400 $500 $400 $500 $400 $500 $400 $500 $400 $500 $200 $300 POWERS COMMITTEES THE JOB WHO AM I? TERMS Go to Final JeopardyGo to Double JeopardyReplayEnd Round
The term for the powers of Congress that have morphed from the “elastic clause” – Article I Section 8 Clause 18 next
What are implied powers? $100
Name three expressed powers of Congress. next
Answers will vary. $200
Name 2 limits on the federal government’s power to tax. next
What are: Must be for the “general welfare of the U.S.” No taxes on exports $300
Which amendment allowed the federal government to collect an income tax (a direct tax) from citizens? next
What is the 16 th Amendment? $400
Name two Congressional powers that ONLY the Senate can carry out. next
What are: approving treaties, nominations, and holding the trial during impeachment hearing? $500
The term for when the situation that results when the government’s spending is greater than its income next
What is a budget deficit? $100
The term for the group of citizens represented by a member of Congress next
Who are constituents? $200
The term for a person currently holding an elected office or position next
Who is an incumbent? $300
The term for projects, services, and funds that benefit a Congressperson’s state or district next
What are “pork barrel” allocations? $400
The term for an amendment added to a bill in the Senate that is unrelated to the bill up for debate $500
What is a rider? $500
Name the two jobs of committees in Congress. next
What are consider & draft laws and provide legislative oversight? $100
The “workhorses” of Congress; these committees complete the majority of the work of Congress next
What are standing committees? $200
This House committee is the most powerful in Congress because it establishes specific parameters for debate and procedures for amending bills. next
What is House Rules Committee? $300
These committees are either House or Senate committees; they do not recommend legislation but rather investigate specific situations or gather information on a specific topic. next
What are select committees? $400
This type of committee is made up of members of both houses of Congress – they try to resolve differences between the House and Senate versions of a bill next
What is a conference committee? $500
How many members make up the House of Representatives and the Senate? next
What are 435 and 100, respectively? $100
What are the qualifications from someone running for a seat in the Senate? next
What are: 30 years old, 9 year citizen, live in the state elected $200
What are the lengths of terms for the House and the Senate? next
What are: 2 year terms for House and 6 year terms for Senate? $300
Name three of the four types of representation or activities a Congressperson is likely to engage in to keep constitutents happy. next
What are: policy writing, allocations, casework, and symbolic representation? $400
Name four of five factors that may influence a vote or action by a member of Congress. next
What are: party membership, constituent wishes, personal beliefs, interest groups, and other members of Congress? $500
I am “official” president of the Senate. I break a tie if necessary. next
Who is the vice president of the U.S.? $100
I am a party leader who has the job of findingg out members intend to vote, adjusting legislation, negotiating amendments, and lining up support for a bill. next
Who is the whip? $200
I am the most powerful member of Congress; I control debate in the House and schedule legislation. Name the position and the current person in the role. next
Who is John Boehner, Speaker of the House? $300
I am the presiding officer in the Senate; I am in charge when the VP is not there; I am usually the most senior member of the majority party. Name the job and the person in the role next
Who is Harry Reid, president pro-tempore? $400
Who is the minority leader in the House of Representatives today? next
Who is Nancy Pelosi? $500
Final Jeopardy next
Who is the Senate minority leader today? next
Who is Mitch McConnell? next
CITIZENSHIPCITIZENSHIP JEOPARDY JEOPARDY Thanks for PLAYING! Go to Double Jeopardy
CITIZENSHIPCITIZENSHIP JEOPARDY JEOPARDY Double Jeopardy
$600 $400 $200 $600 $200 $400 $200 $400 $600 $200 $400 $600 $200 $800 $1000 $800 $1000 $800 $1000 $800 $1000 $800 $1000 $400 $600 How a bill… TERMS Grab bag House or Senate Go to Final JeopardyGo to Regular JeopardyReplayEnd Round
How is a bill introduced in the House? next
What is it is placed in the hopper? $200
Where, in the process, do hearings and testimony take place? next
$400 What is in the subcommittee of the Standing committee? $400
Where do “markups” occur in the process? next
What is in the standing committee? $600 $600
How does the process in the Senate differ than in the House? next
What are: 1.unlimited debate 2.riders 3.filibusters $800
Name three places in the process a bill can die. next
What are: 1.Committee does not report on bill. 2.Rules committee = no rules or leadership in Senate doesn’t schedule it. 3.Fails to pass in House or Senate 4.Filibuster blocks vote $1000
1/3 of this body is re- elected every 2 years but members have 6 year terms. next
What is the Senate? $200
This body can vote to cut off debate by cloture next
What is the Senate? $400
All revenue bills must originate or start in this body. next
What is the House of Representatives? next
This body decides the presidential election if no candidate receives the 270 electoral votes necessary to win. 800
What is the House of Representatives?
This body approves presidential appointments and nominations as well as approves treaties.
What is the incentive theory? $1000
An accusation of wrongdoing that begins the process of removal of an official from office. next
What is impeachment? $200
The term for the perk given to members of Congress that allows them to send mail for free to keep citizens informed next
What is the franking privilege? $400
The term for the revisions and changes made to a bill by the standing committee next
What is the markup? $600
The term for a majority of members (required for a vote to occur) next
What is a quorum? $800
The term for the power of the government to take private property for public use next
What is eminent domain? $1000
Which two regions of the country have been increasing in population, therefore gaining seats in the House of Represenatives? next
What are the South and West? $200
The process of drawing district lines specifically to benefit one group or another next
What is gerrymandering? $400
What are the two rules that must be followed when redrawing district lines? next
What are: Districts must be contiguous Districts must be relatively equal in population. $600
What body or group is responsible for redrawing congressional district lines? next
Who are the state legislators? $800
In Nov 2013, the Senate made changes to its debate rules regarding the filibuster. What changes were made? next
In the case of presidential appointments to the executive and judicial branch (not SC), cloture can be achieved with a simple majority vote. $1000
a.Bill in the hopper b.Bill is referred to subcommittee c.Bill markup in standing committee d.Bill reported to Rules committee e.House votes on the bill $200
A child who is functioning at the Concrete Operational Level would likely be facing this conflict according to Erikson? ? next
What is Industry v. Inferiority? $400
If one is dealing with Erikson’s Identity v. Role Confusion, what stage of Piaget’s Cognitive Development are they in? next
What is Formal Operational? $600
` A child who is functioning in the Pre-Convention – Stage 2 of Kohlberg’s Moral Development is likely at this level of Cognitive Development? next
What is Pre- operational? $800
Most early adolescents facing Erikson’s Identity v. Role Confusion are functioning at this level of Moral Reasoning according to Kohlberg? next
What is Conventional – Level 4? $1000
Daily Double next
Final Jeopardy Stages of Development
Put the steps in the correct order: a.Bill in the hopper b.Bill reported to Rules committee c.Bill markup in standing committee d.Bill is referred to subcommittee e.House votes on the bill next
a.Bill in the hopper b.Bill is referred to subcommittee c.Bill markup in standing committee d.Bill reported to Rules committee e.House votes on the bill next
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