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Constitutional Amendments Government & Democracy The Three Branches Colonial History, Etc. Guiding Principles
According to the 22nd Amendment, the President may serve how many Terms?
Two terms (eight years)
According to the 26th Amendment, the legal voting age in the U.S. is?
The 4th Amendment protects people from what without good reason or a warrant?
What four things does the 1st Amendment protect?
Speech, religion, press and assembly
What Amendment protects against cruel and unusual punishment?
The Eighth Amendment
The division of power between national and local governments
What is federalism?
Leaders who are accepted as authorities
What are legitimate Leaders?
The founding principle means that power comes from the people
What is popular sovereignty?
The kind of democracy where we elect our leaders
What is republican democracy?
Rights guaranteed to citizens
What branch of government makes the laws?
What branch of government carries out laws?
What branch of government reviews the laws?
What branch of government is the the Congress associated with?
What is the term for the way government branches limit one another?
Checks and balances
Who was the colonial ruler of the United States?
What document outlines the rights of American citizens?
The Bill of Rights
What document formed the government of the United States?
What is the first part of the Constitution that sets goals for our government?
What was the document that formed the first government of the United States?
The Articles of Confederation
Power resides with the people
The division of power between central and local governments
The ability of branches to limit the powers of each other
Checks & Balances
The judicial branch is independent from the rest of the government
The people and the government must follow a set of laws
Rule of Law
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