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2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt 2pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt Vocabulary Executive Branch Judicial Branch Legislative Branch Hodge Podge
The political party in charge of either the House or Senate due to the fact they hold at least half of the seats.
The political party in either the House or Senate that does not hold at least half of the seats
declaration of forgiveness and freedom from punishment :
This group is formed by the highest ranking officers from each branch of the Armed Forces
An earlier court decision that guides judges’ decisions in later cases.
What are the three requirements, in the Constitution, to become President?
1)At least 35 years old 2)Native Born Citizens 3)Resident for 14 years
The name of the president’s advisors.
The Amendment which set term limits on the president AND The Amendment which established how a VP is appointed while a President is in office (2 different Amendments.
22 nd Amendment & 25 th Amendment
Two Checks that the Executive Branch over the Legislative Branch
- Veto Laws - Call Congress into Special Session
The first four positions, in order, in the line or Presidential Succession
1) Vice President 2) Speaker of the House 3) President Pro Tempore of the Senate 4) Secretary of State
Who nominates Supreme Court Justices?
What are the three levels of Federal Courts?
1) District Courts (trials) 2) Appeals Courts 3)Supreme Court
The decision in this Supreme Court case established the precedent that segregation was legal
Plessey v. Ferguson
If the Supreme Court rules something legal, can it ever be made illegal? Why?
Supreme Court decisions can be overturned with a new ruling or an Amendment
5 main sources of law
Statutory Law Common Law Military Law Administrative Law Constitutional Law
How often are elections held for: 1) House of Representatives 2) Senate
Every 2 years for House Every 6 years for Senate (1/3 elected every 2 years)
What are the Requirements, in the Constitution for 1) House of Representatives 2) Senate
1) 25 years old, Citizen for 7 years, resident of the state they represent. 2) 30years old, Citizen for 9 years, resident of the state they represent.
What are the three types of powers found in Congress?
Expressed Powers Implied Powers Inherent Powers
The practice of drawing district lines that favor a particular political party, politician, or group of people.
The name of the compromise that created a Bicameral Legislature
Great Compromise or Connecticut Compromise
Provide two examples of an Independent Agency or Regulatory Commission
Internal Revenue Service Federal Communications Commission Securities and Exchange Commission
Provide two of the four powers which are ONLY exercised by the SENATE
Hold impeachment trials. Select the vice president when no candidate has sufficient votes. Approve treaties. Approve high officials. (Cabinet Members, Supreme Court Justices, and Ambassadors).
Provide two of the three powers which are ONLY exercised by the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
- Begin impeachment proceedings - Initiate bills to raise money (appropriation bills) - Select president when no candidate receives sufficient electoral votes
Which position is referred to as “The Glorious Burden”
Who has the power to establish, reorganize and to eliminate executive departments?
There are 7 major roles and duties of the Presidency. Provide Four of them.
1.) Chief Executive 2.) Chief Diplomat 3.) Commander in Chief 4.) Political Party Leader 5.) Legislative Leader 6.) Judicial Leader 7.) Chief of State
United States government
Branches of Texas Government
Legislative Branch. 1. Congress Every two years all of the members of the House of Representatives and 1/3 of the Senators are elected. This two year.
Checks and Balances. The American constitutional system includes a notion known as the Separation of Powers. The American constitutional system includes.
The Legislative Branch Article I of the Constitution establishes the powers of and limits on Congress.
Everything you need to know about the constitution
Know the qualifications and terms of each of the following Legislative, executive, judicial.
Three Branches of Government
United States Government Basics
Separation of Powers Three Branches of Government.
Branches of Government
3 Branches of Government
The Three Branches of the United States Government.
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.
Chapter 9: The Executive Branch
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.
United States Government Basics. Legislative Branch Bicameral Legislature Congress Senate House of Representatives.
2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt HodgepodgePOTUS Roles of the.
CHAPTER 7 The Executive Branch. The executive branch is made up of the president, vice president, and the president’s cabinet (advisors). The Constitutional.
SSCG9: The student will explain the differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate, with emphasis on terms of office, powers, organization,
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