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Ch 2 unit assessment
Updated: 10/13/2020
Ch 2 unit assessment
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  • House of Representatives can start the impeachment process and have more appeasement.
  • They are both involved in the bill process are introduced to bills.
  • Senate can hold trial of impeachment and have more national coverage.
  • Ch 5
  • "We should ban guns in the U.S."
  • Ch 6
  • Sometimes there may be filibusters, which is a tactic used to delay the legislative process
  • *Stalling by dragging out a speech.
  • A cloture, a Senate rule limiting debate is used against filibusters. 60 votes are needed with the exception of appointments, which only needs 51 votes.
  • Ch 6
  • Once a bill reaches a certain level of Congress it will be signed by the Speaker of the house
  • Ch 7
  • The speaker of the House is the presiding officer, they can lead committees, conduct on the floor and act as a tie breaker.
  • A senator can speak on the floor as long as he/she speaks but can not speak on the same topic twice on the same question in one day.
  • One of the last few steps for a bill is to go through debate in the Senate
  • Ch 7
  • Many bills are debated under unanimous consent.
  • The president can either sign the bill, veto it, let the bill become a law, or kill it by using a pocket veto.
  • The final step for a bill is done by the president.
  • Ch 7
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