Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/11

Click to flip

11 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
veto
to reject or prevent a legislature bill from becoming a law
quota
a number or amount making up a proportional share
legislature
lawmaking assembly
quorum
minimum number of members who must be present for a legislative body to conduct business
amend
to change or modify for the better; improve
ratify
to give formal approval
invalid
not able to use it
delegate
person authorized to act as a representative for others
common law
legal system based on accepted customs, traditions, and past decisions.
judicial review
power of the courts to review the actions of congress and the president to determine whether they are in accordance with the constitution
due process
principle by which government must act In accordance with established rules