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Structure of the U. S. Government Barry E. Bernier 12th Grade Social Studies
What document outlines the structure and functions of the Federal government? A. Declaration of Independence B. The Constitution of the United States C. Bill of Rights D. Articles of Confederation
The U.S. Constitution was ratified and went into effect in what year? A B C D. 1789
The Constitution forms the Federal government into how many separate Branches? A.FourFour B.TwoTwo C.ThreeThree D.FiveFive
The Legislative Branch is______, and contains the Senate and the House of Representatives. A.UnicameralUnicameral B.BicameralBicameral C.Controlled by the PresidentControlled by the President D.Controlled by the State governmentsControlled by the State governments
The elected term for a U.S. Senator is for how many years? Six years Two years Eight years Four years
A member of the House of Representatives is elected to serve how many years? A.Four yearsFour years B.Three yearsThree years C.Two yearsTwo years D.Six yearsSix years
The Judicial power of the United States is controlled by _______? A.District Court judges.District Court judges. B.The Supreme Court.The Supreme Court. C.The Appellant Court.The Appellant Court. D.The Attorney General.The Attorney General.
The power of the Executive Branch is vested by the Constitution to whom? A.The Speaker of the House.The Speaker of the House. B.The Chief of Staff.The Chief of Staff. C.The President of the Senate.The President of the Senate. D.The President of the United States.The President of the United States.
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