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Government divided into legislative, executive & judicial branches. Separation of Powers
Supreme Court can declare laws unconstitutional. Checks & Balances
The people hold all the power in our government. Popular Sovereignty
First 10 amendments to the Constitution (Bill of Rights). Individual Rights
National government (DC) is responsible for military and states for marriage. Federalism
Government only has the powers given in the Constitution. Limited Government
Citizens can vote when they turn 18 years old. Republicanism
Who are Illinois two Senators in Washington DC? Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk
The House has how many members based on population? 435
The House and Senate together are called Congress
Each state’s number in the Electoral College is based on How many people they have in Congress
A Senator’s term is how many years? 6
A Representative’s term is how many years? 2
The head of the House of Representatives is called The Speaker
How can Congress “check” the power of the President? Impeachment
How can the President “check” on the power of Congress? Veto
What are the two qualifications to be President? Natural born citizen and be at least 35 years old
How many years is in a President’s term? 4
How many terms can a President serve? Two because of the 22 nd amendment
Who appoints people to the Supreme Court? The President
What do we call the President’s power to release someone from prison? Pardon
What hat is the President wearing when he give the State of the Union Address? CEO
How many people are on the Supreme Court? 9
How long does a person serve on the Supreme Court? Serves for Life
How can the Supreme Court check on both Congress & the President? Declare Laws Unconstitutional
The police can not take your property. 4 th Amendment
You can’t be forced to testify against yourself in court. 5 th Amendment
You have the right to a jury trial. 6 th Amendment
Troops can not be placed in your house. 3 rd Amendment
You can write a letter to the newspaper criticizing the government. 1 st Amendment
Amendment – Limits the President to 2 terms. 22 nd
Amendment – Ends Slavery 13 th
Amendment – Women get to Vote. 19 th
Contract (agreement) between government & people. Preamble
Electoral College – How many to win? 270
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