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$100 Question from H1 The Constitution most clearly Reflects the Framers commitment To L________ government.
$100 Answer from H1 “limited” government.
$200 Question from H1 To alter a court’s precedent is To engage in which: judicial “activism” or “restraint”?
$200 Answer from H1 Judicial activism.
$300 Question from H1 American foreign policy is Directed by which branch of The Federal Government?
$300 Answer from H1 The executive branch.
$400 Question from H1 “separate but equal” is inherently Unequal was declared in which Supreme Court case?
$400 Answer from H1 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
$500 Question from H1 When the president’s public Approval rating is highest, is It easier or is it more difficult For Congress to override a veto?
$500 Answer from H1 It would be more difficult for Congress.
$100 Question from H2 On a voting ballot, describe the Practice of “ticket-splitting”.
$100 Answer from H2 A voter chooses the presidential Nominee of one major party, but Chooses congressional nominees Of another party.
$200 Question from H2 What is the primary function of political action committees?
$200 Answer from H2 To contribute money to candidates For election.
$300 Question from H2 If you just rely on television Network news of national elections, What are you most likely to be Aware of?
$300 Answer from H2 The ranking of the candidates, And the relative strength of their Support.
$400 Question from H2 Is it legal for the government To censor the press in the interest Of national and military security?
$400 Answer from H2 Yes.
$500 Question from H2 Can the government outlaw Obscene publicaitons?
$500 Answer from H2 Yes.
$100 Question from H3 As set down in Marbury v. Madison, what is the main power Of the courts that was not mentioned In the Constitution?
$100 Answer from H3 The power of “judicial review”.
$200 Question from H3 Though state and federal courts Are autonomous (acting separately) From each other, may the federal Courts rule on the constitutionality Of state court decisions?
$200 Answer from H3 Yes.
$300 Question from H3 The line-item veto was found to be Unconstitutional because it gave ______________ powers to the President.
$300 Answer from H3 It gave “legislative powers” to the President.
$400 Question from H3 Is the president’s power to call Special sessions of Congress Considered to be a “check” on The legislative branch?
$400 Answer from H3 Yes, calling a special session of Congress is a part of the checks And balances system.
$500 Question from H3 Access to the president is/is not Controlled by the president’s Chief of Staff. (?)
$500 Answer from H3 Is.
$100 Question from H4 Unlike a treaty, an executive Agreement between the president And a foreign leader does not Require approval by the _______.
$100 Answer from H4 Senate.
$200 Question from H4 What is the next step when the House And Senate pass different versions Of the same bill?
$200 Answer from H4 The House version and the Senate Version of the bill go to a Conference committee.
$300 Question from H4 A conference committee is composed Of whom?
$300 Answer from H4 Members of the House and Senate Who worked on that legislation.
$400 Question from H4 Today, why are the House of Representatives members considered to be Most responsive to the people than Senators?
$400 Answer from H4 House members must account to the Elections every two years, there are Hundreds more M.O.C. than Senators.
$500 Question from H4 What factors have helped to grow The power and prestige of the Presidency since 1932?
$500 Answer from H4 An increase in prominence in world affairs; the New Deal expanded the Responsibility of the Federal Government; the president’s increased Visibility via the media.
$100 Question from H5 What is one reason that citizens Over age 65 vote in such large Numbers?
$100 Answer from H5 Many believe they have a personal Stake in government policies….. Many are dependent on entitlements.
$200 Question from H5 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was Passed to reinforce which clause Of the 14 th Amendment?
$200 Answer from H5 The “equal protection clause” of the 14 th Amendment: aka the second Constitution.
$300 Question from H5 In pluralist theory, the danger of one Interest group gaining too much Power is limited by opposition Interest groups also competing for Power. True / False.
$300 Answer from H5 True.
$400 Question from H5 James Madison’s term “faction” Has been modernized by our use Of what term?
$400 Answer from H5 Interest group, or special interest Group.
$500 Question from H5 As originally ratified, the Constitution omitted discussion Of “universal suffrage”. True / False.
$500 Answer from H5 True.
Final Jeopardy Beyond the “pluralist theory”, today many Believe our government is overrun by the Demands of a massive number of interest Groups. This phenomenon is called what?
Final Jeopardy Answer “hyper-pluralism”
The Separation of Powers. Separation of Powers- Why? *The framers of the constitution included the separation of powers for one primary reason: to prevent.
Introduction to Government. Why do we need a government? What does a government do? What are citizens? What are the responsibilities of a citizen? What.
III. The Constitution Part 1. Understand the basic outline of the Constitution Understand the six basic principles of the Constitution. Identify.
Jeopardy! 7 PRINCIPLES LEGISLATIVEEXECUTIVEJUDICIAL GRAB BAG FINAL JEOPARDY.
Jeopardy Bill of RightsBill of Rights2 Terms Checks&Balances Pot Luck Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy.
CONSTITUTION CHAPTER SECTION 2 US History. Formatting the Feds The Legislative Branch Congress – the legislative branch that makes laws, levees taxes,
Roles of the President!. Constitutional Roles: Chief Legislator 1. Powers: A. Proposes legislation. B. Vetoes legislation. C. Calls special sessions of.
Government. One government – three branches The Framers (Founding Fathers) wanted a balanced government, where one person or group could not become.
THE CONSTITUTION. Section 1: Structure and Principles The Constitution is divided in to three parts – the Preamble, articles, and amendments. Preamble.
Branches Historical Documents Vocabulary Voting &
Hail to the Chief The Executive Branch Congress in Session The Legislative Branch.
American Government Mr. Bordelon. Articles Constitutionalism Rule of law Separation of powers Checks and balances Veto Judicial review
The Executive Branch. The President President is the head of the Executive Branch – Many call the President the most powerful person in the world ONLY.
The Legislative Branch Article I of the Constitution establishes the powers of and limits on Congress.
CONSTITUTION NOTES. First, the basics… 7 Articles (that’s the big ideas) 27 Amendments (things that have changed over the years) any addition to the Constitution.
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Separation of Powers. Legislative Branch House of Representatives ( 435 members) Serves 2-year term Must be 25 years old and been a citizen for 7 years.
1 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt Documents.
THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT Social Studies United states government The Constitution created a government of three equal branches, or parts. The.
Definitions Six Basic Principles Formal Amendments True or False Informal Procedures $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $ 500$500.
Chapter 3: The Constitution Section 1: Structure and Principles Section 2: Three Branches of Government Section 3: Amending the Constitution Section 4:
Know the qualifications and terms of each of the following Legislative, executive, judicial.
6.2 5 Principles of the Constitution. The People Rule popular sovereignty –“We the people” People hold the final authority in govt Constitution=contract.
THE US CONSTITUTION Chapter 4 - A CLOSER LOOK. THE CONSTITUTION 1.Based on six principles: a. The rule by the people – democracy! b. Limited powers –
Well….at least for 7 th grade!. Article 1: - Legislative Branch Article 2: Executive Branch Article 3 : Judicial Branch Article 4: Relations between.
Constitution Review I. The Supreme Law of The Land.
Begin $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 BranchesOfGovernmentCivilRightsElectionProcess Interest Groups & Groups & Political Parties CongressFramers And the Constitution.
US Constitution Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches Checks and Balances Amendment Process Federal System.
Jeopardy Legislative Executive and Judicial Checks and Balances AmendmentsThe Preamble Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400.
The 7 Principles of the United States Constitution The 7 Principles of the United States Constitution.
The Three Branches of Government in America The Executive Branch The Executive Branch The Legislative Branch The Legislative Branch The Judicial Branch.
The Constitution Chapter Three. The Six Basic Principles Section One.
1/12/15– BR- Federalism: government in which power is divided between,, and Separation of powers: Constitutional principle that limits.
Three Branches of the United States Government. The Preamble We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice,
The Senate Amendments Constitution Court Cases The House
How Has the Constitution Been Changed to Further the Ideals Contained in the Declaration of Independence.
Foundation of Government Executive Branch Legislative.
Epic Review Part 1. 1.What was Shays’ Rebellion? How was it important to the development of the Constitution? Rebellion by farmers angry at the government.
Congress PresidentCourtsNewsGrab Bag.
Separation of powers To keep the government from becoming too powerful, the founding fathers split the jobs of government between three branches of.
ARTICLE II: THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH The United States Government.
Separation of Powers When the powers of the U.S. government is divided among the three branches of government. The writers of the Constitution included.
The 6 Principles of the United States Constitution.
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Separation of Powers Three Branches of Government.
Popular Sovereignty People give government the power to rule Limited Government Government is NOT all powerful; can only do what people give it power.
Unit 3 Chapter 3, Section 2-3 Three Branches of Government/ Amending the Constitution Mr. Young American Government.
The Constitution By Mr. Hunt. Structure and Principles Article I Creates Congress Legislative Branch Describes the two Houses How to make laws.
1. 2 Amendments Allowed by Article V The Constitution proposes two methods for proposal and two methods for ratification This makes four total methods.
Chapter 9 Review: The Constitution: A More Perfect Union Mr. Meza 8 th Grade U.S. History.
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