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The President and the Vice President are a part of what branch?
The Executive Branch
The Vice President of the U.S. is president of what body?
The President assumes duty of office on what month and what day?
January 20 th
How does the Executive Branch check the Legislative Branch?
By vetoing Bills
Why was the 22 nd Amendment so important?
The 22 nd Amendment limits the presidential terms.
Which body has 100 Members?
Which body has 435 Members?
The House of Representatives
What are the powers of the Senate?
Approves presidential appointments, Approves treaties with 2/3rds vote, Act as a jury during an impeachment
How does the President limit the powers of Congress?
The President can veto laws passed by Congress.
What powers are shared between the House & the Senate?
Borrow money, coin money, impose & collect taxes, declare war
What are qualifications for Supreme Court Justices?
How long are the terms for Supreme Court Justices?
What is the duty of the Judicial Branch?
Judge the constitutionality of laws
How many justices are there in the Supreme Court?
How does the judicial branch check the legislative and executive branches?
By declaring laws unconstitutional
When was the Bill of Rights ratified?
December 15 th, 1791
How many Amendments are there?
Why is the 22 nd Amendment so important?
It limits presidential terms to two 4 year terms.
What Congressional District do you live in?
District # 2
Who officially elects the President of the U.S.?
The Electoral College
Who is your representative in Congressional District #2?
Who is your representative in Congressional District #2? Jesse Jackson Jr.
Who are the two Senators from Illinois?
Dick Durbin & Mark Kirk
Who is the Vice President of the United States?
Who was President of the Constitutional Convention?
In which state was Barack Obama born?
U. S. CONSTITUTION. Accused refuses to testify against himself 5 th AMENDMENT.
The United States Constitution
Separation of Powers When the powers of the U.S. government is divided among the three branches of government. The writers of the Constitution included.
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The American Government Articles of Confederation Proposed – 1777 Ratified – 1781 Confederation – A political union of several parties or states.
Everything you need to know about the constitution
Know the qualifications and terms of each of the following Legislative, executive, judicial.
United States Government Basics
DO NOW: What characteristics or traits should a President have?
Separation of Powers Three Branches of Government.
Hosted by Mrs. Iliou ExecutiveLegislativeJudicial Government
THE 3 BRANCHES OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT. WHY DO WE HAVE THREE BRANCHES??? *SO THAT NO ONE BRANCH CAN BECOME TOO POWERFUL *IT IS CALLED A SYSTEM.
The Three Branches of government Legislative Branch Executive Branch Judicial branch.
3 BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT. Take out your vocabulary for this section. DO NOW.
The Constitution. Preamble: sets the goals for the Constitution and government.
CONSTITUTION: Review Game No Amendments. History
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.
Government. One government – three branches The Framers (Founding Fathers) wanted a balanced government, where one person or group could not become.
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches
Constitution Part Three. Constitution Test Notes The Declaration of Independence was a document that the 13 colonies used to declare their separation.
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