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Separation of Powers Name__________________ Study Guide Period____________ 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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