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3 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 InterestGroupsElectoralCollegeCongressSeperationofPowers Process for amendingConstitution Voting & Elections

4 - $100 what are two different types of voting that can be done? straight ticket and split ticket C1-$100

5 - $200 what is election has the most voter turn out? Presidental election C1-$200

6 - $300 what are the two major things that affect whether someone votes or not? political efficacy and civic duty C1-$300

7 - $400 what is retrospective voting? when voters base their vote on the performance of the party in power C1-$400

8 - $500 what are the most common criteria that voters use when voting for a specific candidate? foreign policy, domestic affairs, military funding, abortion, religion, and immigration C1-$500

9 - $300 what is the incumbency advantage? when members of Congress win their reelection C3-$300

10 - $100 What is an interest group? a group that is trying to prevent a change in public policy without being elected C2-$100

11 - $200 What are the functions of interest groups? raise awarness and stimulate awarness in public affairs, serve as a link b/w members & govt, provide info to the govt & provide a mean for political participation C2-$200

12 - $300 what has caused the expansion of interest groups? the expansion of federal activity C2-$300

13 - $400 what is the main objective of interest groups? acquiring new members and sponsors to keep them going C2-$400

14 - $500 How can elected officials trust the information being given to them by interest groups? because the interest groups and officials have to continuously work together C2-$500

15 - $100 who does the electoral college typically vote for? the candidate for the party that elected them C3-$100

16 - $200 How many votes must the president get from the electoral college? 270 C3-$200

17 - $300 why is the electoral college important? because the electors are supposed to know better and be wiser than the average voter C3-$300

18 - $400 how is it decided who gets electoral votes? through 3 systems: majority, plurality and proportional C3-$400

19 - $500 who supports the electoral college? people who are more national in terms of government C3-$500

20 - $100 what is congress made up of? the house of Representatives and the Senate and committees C4-$100

21 - $200 what are the requirements to be a memeber of the house of Representatives? must live in the state they represent, must be at least 25 yrs or older and must be a citizen for at least 7 years C3-200

22 - $400 what does a pocket veto refer to? the president fails to sign a veto for 10 days and Congress is not in session C3-$400

23 - $500 What committee is a permanent one formed to deal with an issue of ongoing importance? Standing committee C3-$500

24 - $100 how is the government divided so there won't be concentration of power? divided into 3 branches: judicial, executive and legislative C4-$100

25 - $200 why does the seperation of powers exist? because of the fear of concentration of power C4-$200

26 - $300 through what method does the Court check on Congress? judicial review C4-$300

27 - $400 what system allows each branch to limit the powers of the others? checks and balances C4-$400

28 - $500 who did the framers base themselves on for the idea of seperation of powers? Baron de Montesquieu C4-$500

29 - $100 who proposes a new amendment? 2/3 of Congress or 2/3 of state legislatures C4-$100

30 - $200 who can ratify the amendment proposed? 3/4 of state legislatures or 3/4 of a special states convention C4-$200

31 - $300 what is the role of the president in amending the Constitution? he has no formal role C4-$300

32 - $400 how many parts is there to amending the constitution? 2- proposing an amendment and the ratification process C4-$400

33 - $500 in what historical court case did the Supreme Court to infer on it's Constitutional power? Marbury v. Madison C4-$500

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