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Congress Executive Branch Articles 3-7 Congress 2 Bill of Rights
How many members are there in the Senate?
To be a member of the Senate, how many years must you have been a US citizen?
Congress can set up lower ___________.
In what case does the House of Representatives pick the President?
When no candidate has the majority of electoral votes, or if there is a tie
How many Senators are elected every year?
Approximately 1/3 or 33
The President’s term of office is how many years?
One of the President’s powers is he can call __________ into a special session.
The President’s Cabinet Departments are not listed in the Constitution. It was a custom started by ______________
On what day does the President take office?
Which branch of government directs most departments of government?
Amendments can be suggested or proposed by _______ of both Congress OR by _______ of state legislators holding a convention (What percentage)
Treason can be defined as: 1. Making _______ against the US 2. Helping the ________ of the US Daily Double
Treason can be defined as: 1. Making WAR against the US 2. Helping the ENEMIES of the US
Amendments are ratified or approved by _____ of the states’ legislatures OR by ______ of the state conventions (What Percentage)
How many witnesses does it take to convict someone of treason?
When ______ states had ratified the Constitution, it would go into effect
One power forbidden to the states is they cannot ________ money, but Congress can.
Coin or make
Each house of Congress can _______ its own members. A. seat B. expel C. punish D. all of the above
D. All of the above
Congress can control Naturalization or the control of _________________
Only Congress can make __________
The Legislative Branch is divided into two houses. Name them
House of Representatives and the Senate
Which amendment states that search warrants must be used?
Which amendment deals with double jeopardy, the right not to testify against yourself, and private property can be taken with just compensation
What amendment was originally the 1 st Amendment but didn’t make it into the Constitution until much later? Daily Double
27-Congressional pay raises
Which amendment deals with powers reserved to the states?
Which amendment says you have the right to a speedy public trial, to confront witnesses against you, to get force witnesses to testify for you, and to have a lawyer defend you?
Amendments 1 Amendments 2 Amendments 3 Amendments 4.
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The constitution is known as “The _________ Law of the Land”
United States Constitution. Articles of Confederation 1. What was our nation’s first constitution?
Freedom of speech, religion, press, right to assemble and petition.
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III. The Constitution Part 1. Understand the basic outline of the Constitution Understand the six basic principles of the Constitution. Identify.
Constitution Test Review. What was the name of the first Constitution? The Articles of Confederation The Articles of Confederation.
Members Principles Agreements and Compromises. Members White 55 delegates Males Statesmen, lawyers, planters. bankers, businessmen Most under age 50 ABSENT.
#1 Which of the following is a right guaranteed by the Bill of Rights? __ Public Education __ Employment __Voting ____ Trial by Jury.
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