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Term Definition
Emurated Powers powers given to the federal governmentby the terms of the U.S Constitution.
Congress A national legislative body, especially that of the U.S. The U.S congress, which meets at the capitol washignton DC, was established by the constitution og 1787 and is composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Federal Census The census of a state or a territory or a portion of either taken by the Census Bureau of the U.S Generally, all persons in each household are listed by name.
House of Representatives The lower house of the united states congress
Speaker of the House The presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
Term Limits A point or level beyond which something does not or may not extend or pass.
Senate Any of various legislative or govening bodies, in particular.
Checks and balances Counterblalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in hands of individuals or groups.
Bill A draft of a proposed law presented to parilament for discussion.
Log Rolling The practice of exchanging favors, especially in politics by reciprocal voting for each others proposed legislation.
Reciprocity The practice of exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, escpecially privileges granted by one country or organization to another.
Specialization The process of concentrating on and becoming an expert in a particular subject or skill.
Congressinal Committee

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