Laws are Made
the vocabulary words below on your own paper and write the definitions.
- bill – an act passed by a legislative body
before it becomes a law
- committee – a group of members in
Congress that work as a team to study national problems and suggest solutions
- veto – vote against; refuse to endorse; a vote
that blocks a decision; "The President vetoed the bill."
- veto override – Congress
can override a presidential veto by having a two-thirds majority vote in
both the House of Representatives and Senate, thus passing the bill into
law despite the president's veto.
Next, click on How
Laws are Made and create a flow map with the information
presented. Draw your flow map on your own paper. Draw at least five pictures to represent some of the steps.
a flow maps are below. You can use circles or rectangles for your information.