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U S Government Study Guide Chapter 5 Essay

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Government Study Guide

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Bicameral- having two branches or chambers

Caucus- a meeting of members of a legislative body who are members of a particular political party

Censure- express a severe disapproval typically in a formal statement

Census- an official court or survey of population, typically recording carious details of individuals

Cloture- a procedure for ending a debate and taking a vote

Filibuster- an action such as a prolonged speech that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly

Franking privilege- allows members send mail using their signature instead of a stamp

Gerrymandering- manipulate the boundaries

Government Printing Office- an agency of the legislative branch t...

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