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47 Cards in this Set

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A doctrince that stated that people need to subordinate their privite wishes and desired for the common good of the community.
A doctrine that believed wealth of a country was based on the amount of gold and silver in ones treasery.
Admiralty Courts
A court system that doesn't have any jurers.
A person that was loyal to the king.
A person who beleives in the ideas of equality.
Civic virtue
A doctrine that sated that democracy depended on the unslefish commitment of each citizen to the public good.
The minimum amount of people required to be present to transact business legally.
The comprimise of the sharing of powers between the national and state goverments.
Delegated powers
Authority that was given to the national government.
Reserved powers
Authority that was given to the state government.
Concurent powers
Authority that was shared by both national and state powers.
Prohibited powers
Authority that is held niether by state or by national goverment.
Ex post facto laws
Laws that are made after the crime has been committed; therefore, they are unconstitutional.
Writ of Habeas corbus
A law that required a person to be brought before a judge or court.
Elastic clause
A law that states congress could expand laws as long as they pertained to the 17 doctrines.
People that where for the constitution and national goverment.
People that were against the constitution and the national goverment.
A legislature that consists of two houses.
An population count that is taken every 10 years in order to reapportionment the house.
The change to the house that is made by adding or removing reperesentation according to the census.
House or Senate floor
The term used that used when a person is talking about an issue in the house or senate.
A long speech used to delay a vote in congress
A proposed law that has yet to been passed.
Standing committe
A perminate committe.
Conference committe
The meeting between both the house and the senate in order to work out isses between the both.
Act of Congress
A bill that has been passed by congress.
Special interest group
A round of people who have an issue and present it to congress.
A person who tries to influence politicians.
Political action committee
A group of people that make their issues known to their congressman.
A body of advisors for the president.
A forgiveness for a federal crime
A delay of punishment
A senates right to approve a presidential appointment
Primary election
The selection of a candidate from a state.
A voter represented by the electoral college.
Electoral College
Voters that vote for president and usually benefit larger states.
A number greater than another number.
When a president is charged with a crime.
Unwritten constitution
Political parties not included
Trial court
The distric courts have original jurisdiction.
Original jurisdiction
The right to hear a trial for the first time.
Appellate jurisdiction
Grounds to appeal to a circuit court.
Chief justice
Head of the supreme court
Associate justice
All the other members of the supreme court
When you agree but you want to do it another way
Mayor and city council. A small group of people being govorned
Laws made by the municipality