American Government Review Answers
Question 115 Definition
1. Implied Powers
In the case of the United States government, implied powers are the powers exercised by Congress which are not explicitly given by the Constitution itself but necessary and proper to execute the powers which are. 2. Sovereignty
Having supreme power within its own territory; neither subordinate nor responsible to any other authority.
a system of government having the real executive power vested in a cabinet composed of members of the legislature who are individually and collectively responsible to the legislature.
A bicameral legislature is one in which the legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chambers or houses.
5. Political Action Committee
an organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation, especially at the federal level. 6. Block Grant
a grant from a central government that a local authority can allocate to a wide range of services.
a small group of people within a government who give advice to the highest leader, such as the presid...