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Flash Card Review
How many Representatives are there in the House of Representatives?
How many Senators are there in the Senate?
How many Representatives does Missouri have?
How many Senators does each state have?
What is the date of the first day of the Congressional session?
January 3 rd
How old must Representative be?
How old must Senator be?
How long do you have be a citizen before you can be a Senator?
How long do you have to be a citizen before you can be a Representative?
In the House of Representatives, the leader is called…
Speaker of the House
The Speaker of the House’s name is…
In the Senate, the leader is called…
President of the Senate
The President of the Senate name is…
What is the name (Title) of President of the Senate’s other job
The Vice President of the United States
Who is left in charge of the Senate if the Vice President is not there?
The President Pro Tempore
What are the names of Missouri’s two Senators?
Claire McCaskill Roy Blunt
In the House of Representatives, the Representative from Affton, South City and South County name is…
Russ Carnahan (Till January 3 rd )
The building that Congress meets in, is the…
What is a Term?
How long a person serves in government
In the House of Representatives, Representatives are elected for this many years…
In the House of Representatives, they are elected every…
Which branch of Government is the Congress
In the Senate, Representation is…
In the House of Representatives, Representation is…
In the Senate, Senators are elected for this many years…
In the Senate, they are elected every…
Even year In groups of 33, 33, 34
The Senate is considered a…
Why is the Senate called an Continuous Body?
Because 2/3 of Senate always is experienced
In the Senate, the majority leader name is
Who is the only person that is allowed by the Constitution to work two branches of government at the same time?
The Vice President Or President of the Senate
What is a Filibuster?
Talking for a long period of time to kill a Bill
A Filibuster can be used in only one of the houses of Congress. Which one is it?
Which is the upper house of Congress?
Which is the lower house of Congress?
House of Representatives
In the House of Representatives, Representation is…
Based on Population
Which Article of the Constitution describes and forms the Legislative Branch?
Which Article of the Constitution describes and forms the Executive Branch?
Which Article of the Constitution describes and forms the Judicial Branch?
How many principles are there in the Constitution?
How many Articles are there in the Constitution?
How many parts are there in the Constitution?
What is the Principle that the people rule?
What is the difference between a Democracy and a Republic?
In a Democracy, all citizens vote and decide every issue. In a Republic, citizens vote to send a representative to vote on and decide issues.
The Framers of the Constitution were fearful of a small group of people having too much power. They solved this by creating…
Separation of Powers
In Federalism, what are Concurrent Powers
Powers shared by the National Government & State Government. Example: The power to make coins & paper money
In Federalism, what are Reserved Powers
Powers given to the State Government. Example: The power to decide who to give driver’s licenses to
In Federalism, what are Delegated Powers
Powers given to the National Government. Example: The power to make coins & paper money
Give one example of a Check or power that the Executive Branch has over the Legislative Branch
The President can veto the Bills from Congress
Give one example of a Check or power that the Legislative Branch has over the Judicial Branch
Congress can impeach & remove Federal Judges
What is the Principle that says no one is above the law or does not have to follow the law?
Give one example of a Check or power that the Executive Branch has over the Judicial Branch
The President appoints federal judges
What is the one Check or power that the Judicial Branch has over the Executive Branch & the Legislative Branch
Declaring the acts of the President or Congress Unconstitutional
Give one example of a Check or power that the Legislative Branch has over the Executive Branch
Congress can impeach & remove the President
The President and vice president are in the_____ Branch
The President and Vice President _____ _________. They can not be from the same state. They used to let the person with the second highest amount of votes become the Vice President. That means that right now the President and Vice President would be _____ and _______
Run together. Obama & McCain
The 1st African American Man on the Supreme Court was _________ __________
The president must be____ years old
The President is the _________ in _______of the Military. This means he is in charge of the Army, Navy, Air Force & Marines
Commander in Chief
The 1st Woman on the Supreme Court was _________ __________
Sandra Day O’Conner
The President must be born a
Citizen (born in the United states)
There has been one President who was elected four times. That was _______________________
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Judges on the Supreme Court serve for ______.
The president can be elected________
There have been ___ Presidents assassinated.
A Judge on the Supreme Court must be __ years old.
Any age. There is no age requirement
The President will serve____ years each term (time)
There has been one President from the state of Missouri:
Harry S. Truman.
This deliberate drawing of district lines to favor the political party that is in power
The president may serve up to ____ years
10 years Two of the years must come from another president
_______________ was the first president to resign.
Richard M. Nixon
This is meant to help legislators keep in touch with the people they represent by allowing them to mail letters to their constituents
The president is elected by the _______ ______
________________ was the first un- elected President
Freedom from arrest. Senators and Representatives cannot be placed under arrest while conducting legislative duties.
The way the states get their Electoral number of votes is: take the number of ______ a state has plus two, for the number of _______ each state gets.
Representatives a state has plus two, for the number of Senators each state gets.
The supreme court is The _______ Branch
The Judicial Branch
The house may vote to ________, or express disapproval of the member. In extreme cases, the house may vote to expel the member, or force the member from office.
There are ___ total Electoral votes. To win a person must get ___ Electoral votes.
538 total 270 to win
There are __ members on the Supreme Court.
___________ powers are those powers that are written or listed in the Constitution.
It is possible to get fewer votes from the voters and still win in Electoral votes. That has happened four times. The last time was ____.
The Leader of the Supreme Court is called the ____ ______
in addition to expressed powers, the Constitution allows Congress to exercise ___________ powers. Which mean they can do what is necessary to do what is expressed in the Constitution.
To get rid of the President, Congress can _______ him. That means that they accuse him of something. Then he would be put on trial in the Senate. If 67 of the Senators vote that he is guilty then he would be kicked out.
The Chief Justice’s name is ____ ______
What is the system called that allows one branch of government to correct or stop what another branch is doing?
Checks & Balances
Who are two Presidents that have been impeached?
Andrew Johnson Bill Clinton
The current Chief Justice was appointed by President ________ __ ____
George W Bush
What is the system that shares power between the state and federal governments called?