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1 Final Review

2 What do the following have in common? Right to bear arms Freedom of speech Privacy rights No cruel and unusual punishment Bill of Rights

3 Which amendment is the right to a trial by jury found? O 6 th Amendment

4 What is the religion clause that Engel v Vitale dealt with? O Establishment clause

5 What Amendment did Miranda v Arizona deal with? O 5 th Amendment

6 What right was reflected in Miranda? O Witness against self O Self-incrimination

7 Which clause deals with civil rights? O 14 th Amendment’s equal protection clause

8 Protections against cruel and unusual punishment is protected in: O 8 th Amendment

9 How long is the President’s term of office? O 4 years

10 How long is a Senator’s term of office? O 6 years

11 How long before the bell rings? O Ha! Got you! O Like I know?

12 What’s principle of the Constitution? O Next 5 slides

13 Shared powers between state and federal levels of government O Federalism

14 For a bill to become law, it must first pass through both chambers of Congress O Bicameralism

15 Congress writes the laws that the President enforces and the Court judges: O Separation of powers

16 2/3 override, veto, judicial review, impeachment: O Checks and balances of power

17 To what kind of laws does the Court apply the lemon Test? O Establishment clause

18 Name one part of the Lemon Test: The law under consideration must: O Have a secular purpose O Not favor one religion over another O Not excessively entangle church and state

19 Which of the following was a free exercise clause case? O Reynolds O Abbington O Engel O Reynolds

20 A search warrant is necessary to search your home unless: O Permission is granted O In exigent circumstances (emergency) O Where there are hostages O Where violence is imminent

21 How has the Court extended provisions of the Bill of Rights to state governments O Selective incorporation

22 What amendment are provisions passed through the due process clause to nationalize them? O 14 th

23 What is the main theme of Federalist #51? O Separation of powers

24 What is Federalist Paper #78 about? O Life tenure of federal judges (to keep them independent).

25 How has the voting process reduced voter fraud? O Voter registration requirements

26 Why are members of the House up for reelection every 2 years? O To keep them closer to the people

27 Do Americans prefer equality of opportunity or outcome? O Opportunity

28 Who below can vote (no matter the state you live in)? O Felons O The homeless O Insane O Illegal immigrants O Unregistered voters O 17 year olds O The unemployed O Non-citizens

29 Name one constitutional qualification to be a justice on the Supreme Court: O Trick question: O None!

30 Why does Congress do most of its work in committees? O Too much work—split up among committees

31 Name one activity performed in committees: O Analyze bills O Propose amendments to bills O Hear testimony in public hearings O Debate merits of bills O Issue holds on bills (in the Senate only!) O Table bills (in the House only!) O Vote on bills (as a recommendation)

32 Who is the leader of the House? O Speaker of the House

33 What party does the Speaker belong to? O The party with the majority in the House

34 Who is the president of the Senate? O The Vice President of the US (Biden)

35 Who is the true leader of the Senate? O The majority leader

36 Who is an assistant floor leader and helps keep party members voting with the leadership and counts votes for upcoming bills of importance? O Whips (House or Senate)

37 Who presides over the Senate when the VP is not there? O The President Pro Tempore O Pro Tem

38 If the President suffers a stroke and can no longer perform his duties as President, what does the VP become? O The Acting President of the US

39 Who is third in line for the presidency following the death of both the President and VP? O Speaker of the House

40 Who elects the President? O The states

41 Where is the Electoral College? O State capitols

42 Name one problem with the Electoral College O Faithless electors O President losing popular vote (Bush/Gore)

43 What principle of the Constitution does the Electoral College reinforce? O Federalism

44 What is the last court of appeals? O The Supreme Court

45 Who appoints federal judges to the bench? O President

46 Who confirms the appointments? O The Senate

47 What judicial philosophy describes a Court that frequently overturns federal and state law and is said to legislate from the bench O Judicial activism

48 When the Court respects precedent and looks to understand the original intent of the Framers of the Constitution, their judicial philosophy is likely: O Judicial restraint

49 Where is sovereignty located in a democracy? O The people

50 Where are Senate and House versions of the same bill worked out ? O Conference Committee

51 Which chamber of Congress is meant to be closer to the people? O House

52 How can a Senator unique stop legislation from being voted on? O Filibuster O Hold







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