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1 Three Branches of Government
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2 Questions: What does the Constitution do? ___________________________________ The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words? _______________________ Name one branch or part of government. ___________________________________

3 Questions: Who is in charge of the Executive Branch? ______________________ What is the name of the President of the United States now? ______________________ We elect a President for how many years? ______ In what month do we vote for President? ________ If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President? ________________________ Who is the Vice President now? ________________

4 Questions: What does the President’s Cabinet do? ___________________________________ What are two cabinet-level positions? ___________________________________ Who signs bills to become law? ____________ Who vetoes bills? ________________ Who is the Commander in Chief of the military? _______________________ What are the two major political parties? ____________________________ What is the political party of the President now? ________________________

5 Questions: Who makes federal laws? ___________________ What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress? _______________________________ How many U.S. Senators are there? ___________ We elect a Senator for how many years? _______ Who does a Senator represent? ______________ Who is one of your state’s U.S. Senators now? _____________________________

6 Questions: The U.S. House of Representatives has how many voting members? _______________ We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years?__________________ Name your U.S. Representative. ________________ Why do some states have more Representatives than other states? ____________________________ What is the name of the Speaker of the House now? ___________________________ If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President? ___________________________

7 Questions: What does the judicial branch do? _________________________________________ What is the highest court in the United States? ___________________________ How many justices are on the Supreme Court? ________ Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now? _____________________________ What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful? ______________________________ What is the “rule of law”? ____________________

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