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Vocabulary
   1. Congress                      9. Constituencies                 17. Defendant
   2. Bicameral                     10. President                     18. Criminal case
   3. Term of Congress              11. Presidential succession       19. Civil case
   4. Session of Congress           12. Electoral college             20. Majority opinion
   5. Apportion                     13. Supreme Court                 21. Dissenting opinion
   6. Reapportion                   14. Inferior courts               22. Precedent
   7. District                      15. Jurisdiction
   8. Gerrymandering                16. Plaintiff

Chapter 10
   1. What are the qualifications and term length for the legislative branch?
   2. How long do a term and a session of Congress last?
   3. What did the Reapportionment Act of 1929 do?
   4. How many congressional districts does Utah have? Who are the Representatives
       of each district?

Chapter 13
   1. What are the qualifications and term length for the executive branch?
   2. Explain the 12th Amendment.
   3. Explain the 22nd Amendment.
   4. Explain the 25th Amendment.
   5. List the top four offices in line for the Presidency according to the Presidential
       Succession Act of 1947.
   6. What are the three major flaws with the Electoral College system?

   Chapter 18
   1. How are judges appointed?
   2. What is the term length for the judicial branch?
   3. What is the difference between a criminal case and a civil case?
   4. What are the 4 steps in the appeals process?

								
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