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McCULLOCH V. MARYLAND
MARYLAND WANTED TO IMPOSE TAXES ON THE BANK OF THE U.S., BUT JUDGE MARSHAL CONCLUDED THAT THE CONSTITUTION IS SUPREME AND U.S GOVT CAN'T BE CONTROLLED BY STATES BECAUSE OF CONGRESS'S UNENUMERATED POWERS

1819- Upheld constitutionality of the Bank of the US; example of loose construction of the Constitution (favored by Feds)
POLITICO
ATTEMPTS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE TRUSTEE, DELEGATE, AND PARTISAN ROLES
PARTISAN
LAWMAKER THAT VOTES ACCORDING TO THE PARTY
TRUSTEE
LAWMAKER THAT VOTES ACCORDING TO HIS/HER OWN BELIEF
SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICTS
ELECTORAL DISTRICT WHERE ONE PERSON IS CHOSEN BY THE VOTERS FOR EACH ELECTED OFFICE
LIBERAL CONSTRUCTIONIST
GOES BY A LOOSE INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
STRICT CONSTRUCTIONIST
GOES BY A STRICT INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
COMMERCE POWER
EXCLUSIVE POWER OF CONGRESS TO REGULATE INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN TRADE
DEFICIT FINANCING
GOVERNMENT FUNDING THAT BORROWS TO MAKE UP THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GOVERNMENT SPENDING AND REVENUE
GERRYMANDER
REDRAWING ELECTORAL DISTRICT LINES TO HELP A PARTY OR GROUP
APPORTION
DISTRIBUTION OF SEATS (HOUSE/SENATE)
CONTINUOUS BODY
U.S SENATE; ALL OF THE SEATS ARE NEVER UP FOR REELECTION AT THE SAME TIME; ONLY 1/3 ARE
INCUMBENT
THE CURRENT OFFICE HOLDER
INTEREST GROUPS
MEMBERS SHARE CERTAIN VIEWS AND WORK TO SHAPE POLICY; PRIVATE ORANIZATION
POLLING
WHERE VOTERS OF CERTAIN PRECINCTS GO TO VOTE
CONSTITUENCY
THE PEOPLE AND INTERESTS REPRESENTED BY AN ELECTED OFFICIAL