This excellent Common Core-aligned primary source analysis activity features 5 political cartoons related to Andrew Jackson. Each deals with a different aspect of Jackson's presidency: The Spoils System, the Tariff of Abominations, The National Bank, The Indian Removal Act, and Jackson's use of the presidential veto. Each cartoon is paired with a set of analysis questions for students to answer. An answer key for this is provided along with blown-up, larger versions of each cartoon.
overriding a veto: Action by both the House and the Senate is required to override a presidential veto. A 2/3 majority vote of the Members present is required. both houses may override a veto by prez ANYTIME during the Congress in which the veto is issued. should both houses vote to override, the bill becomes law. all congresspeople know this fact about vetoes.
Bob Casey and Chris Coons Bring Number of Senators Backing Iran Deal to 33 --- President Obama nearly has the 34 votes needed to uphold presidential veto of the congressional resolution disapproving the agreement...
The White House threatened a presidential veto Wednesday of House Republicans legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United States, calling new requirements in the bill "untenable."
I always see this quote (of mine) on people's writing inspiration boards and it makes me so happy that I contributed to the character development in stories just by asking my friends about my blatant homosexuality