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2 The Amendments Federal Government Powers of Government ClausesThe Basic Principles 100 200 300 400 500

3 Q: The Amendments 100 Name all the freedoms stated in the first Amendment.

4 Religion Assembly Press Petition Speech A: The Amendments 100

5 Q: Amendments 200 This Amendment was created to provide Basic Rights to all American men despite race or ethnicity.

6 15 th Amendment A: Amendments 200

7 Q: Amendments 300 This Amendment allowed all citizens to vote at the age of 18.

8 Twenty sixth Amendment. Twenty sixth Amendment. prohibits the states & the federal government from setting a voting age higher than eighteen A: Amendments 300

9 Q: Amendments 400 This Amendment is the right for a speedy and fair trial.

10 Sixth Amendment. Sixth Amendment. When you get in trouble you want to be heard and protected. It is also wise to have counsel. A: Amendments 400

11 Q: Amendments 500 This Amendment gave women the right to vote.

12 Nineteenth Amendment. Nineteenth Amendment. The Women’s Suffrage Movement decided they have waited long enough. All men could vote, now it was time for the ladies to be heard. A: The Amendments 500

13 Q: Federal Government 100  This branch of government can pass or veto laws, make appointments to cabinet and court, and is Commander and Chief of the Armed Forces.

14 The Executive Branch. The Executive Branch. Made up of the President, Vice President, and Cabinet. They are the enforcer of the laws. A: Federal Government 100

15 Q: Federal Government 200 This Branch of Government gained more power with the outcome of Marbury v. Madison.

16 Judicial Branch. Judicial Branch. After the court case, the Judicial Branch gained the power of Judicial Review which allowed them to declare any actions by the Legislative and Executive Branches Unconstitutional. A: Federal Government 200

17 Q: Federal Government 300  This Branch of Government serves for life.

18 The Judicial BranchThe Judicial Branch. The Justices appointed to the courts are not elected by the people, but chosen by the President and approved by the Senate. A: Federal Government 300

19 Q: Federal Government 400  This Branch of Government has the power to try pirates.

20 Legislative Branch. Legislative Branch. The power over trade, commerce, and taxes falls to Congress. A: Federal Government 400

21 Q: Federal Government 500 This Branch of Government has the most power amongst the others.

22 None of them! None of them! There is a system of checks and balances which was set up to prevent any branch of government from over powering all of the others! A: Federal Government 500

23 Q: Powers of Government 100 Power to impose taxes falls to who.

24 This is a Concurrent Power. This is a Concurrent Power. There are taxes at a local, state, and federal level. A: Powers of Government 100

25 Q: Powers of Government 200 The Power to declare war.

26 This is a Federal Power. This is a Federal Power. As much as we may want to declare war with other states or countries (kidding) let’s just leave it to the Legislative Branch. Fun Fact: The U.S. has not OFFICIALLY declared war since WW2. A: Powers of Government 200

27 Q: Powers of Government 300 This is the power to set voting requirements.

28 Concurrent Power. Concurrent Power. While the Federal Government sets regulation on who can or cannot vote (non citizens and minors), it is the states that regulate who can vote based on when the person registered. Register too late for your state and you are out of luck! A: Powers of Government 300

29 Q: Powers of Government 400  This is a power to regulate when the Seniors graduate.

30 Reserved Power. Reserved Power. Education is something which belongs to the states. A: Powers of Government 400

31 Q: Powers of Government 500  Which power establishes the Post Office.

32 Delegated Power. Delegated Power. National Post Office – National Responsibility. A: Powers of Government 500

33 Q: Clauses 100  The Federal Law is above all State Law  States cannot make laws that conflict with US law

34 Supremacy Clause A: Clauses 100

35 Q: Clauses 200  Gives Congress the power to make all laws necessary to carry out their expressed powers

36 A: Clauses 200 Necessary & Proper or Elastic Clause

37 Q: Clauses 300  States must recognize the public acts, records & judicial proceedings of every other state

38 A: Clauses 300 Full Faith & Credit Clause

39 Q: Clauses 400  This is the foundation for the separation of church & state

40 A: Clauses 400 Establishment Clause

41 Q: Clauses 500  Forbids a State or any local government from discriminating against a person

42 A: Clauses 500 Equal Protection Clause

43 Q: Basic Principles 100 Power to the People

44 A: Basic Principles 100 Popular Sovereignty

45 Q: Basic Principles 200 The government is never above the law

46 A: Basic Principles 200 Limited Government

47 Q: Basic Principles 300 – Simply splits the government into 3 branches – It does not assign powers to each

48 A: Basic Principles 300 Separation of Powers

49 Q: Basic Principles 400 Examples: – Veto Power: President’s power to reject a law – Legislative branches can remove judges – Judicial Branch can declare laws unconstitutional

50 A: Basic Principles 400 Checks and Balances

51 Q: Basic Principles 500 Established in the case of Marbury v Madison Established in the case of Marbury v Madison Power of the Supreme Courts to to interpret the constitution Power of the Supreme Courts to to interpret the constitution

52 A: Basic Principles 500 Judicial Review

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