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  1. 1. Social<br />studies<br />Teacher: Diego Villamizar<br /> Katherine cardenas<br /> 5b<br />
  2. 2. Questions!<br />1-To your regard what is a Constitution?<br />2-How many Constitutions Colombia had prior to the 1886 Constitution?<br />3-When was Slavery abolished?<br />4-What is a Constitutional Amendment?<br />5-Explain the concept State of Siege?<br />6-What is a Plebiscite?<br />7-Explain the concept reciprocal deference<br />8-What is a bureaucracy?<br />9-What were decree-laws?<br />
  3. 3. 10-What was a presidential designate?<br />11-What is a Cabinet Minister?<br />12-How many houses does the Congress have?, explain<br />13-What are the functions of the Senate?<br />14-Who elects Congress?<br />15-How is the Judicial Power organized?<br />16-How is the Supreme Court organized?<br />17-Who elects the members of the Supreme Court?<br />18-What are the superior courts?<br />19-What are the main functions of Congress?<br />20-What are the functions of a Governor?<br />
  4. 4. Answers<br />1- I think that a constitution is a set of rules for the goverment,<br />It can be writen or no, of an soberan state!<br />2-There were a lot of constitutions before constitution of 1886<br />There were constitutions between 1809 and 1830.<br />In 1811 la provincia de cundinamarca was free, In 1830 eight constitutions were also free , for example : Tunja,Cartagena,Mariquita,Neiva and Antioquia!<br />3-In the United States the slavery was abolished in 18465<br />In british colonies the slavery was abolished in 1834 <br />And in frensh colonies the slavery was abolished in 1848<br />4-A constitutional amendment is a change in the constitution of a nation or a state .Amendments require a special procedure different from that used for ordinarylaws<br />
  5. 5. 5-I thinkthatthe concept of “ State of siege” BecomesfromthesrugglebetweenUruguay's government and the leftist Tupamaro guerrillas <br />6-I think that a Plebiscite is a popular vote, A plebiscite should not be confused with a general election or regular voting, That word plebiscite comes from the latin plebis.Under a plebiscite, the people are allowed to decide on an issue of importance<br />7-I think that it is applied to the action or feeling that occurs between two people or things and is exerted simultaneously of one towards another one, and to the inverse one.<br />8-Bureaucracy is the combined organizational structure, procedures, protocols, and set of regulations in place to manage activity, usually in large organizations.<br />9-I think that decree-laws were the ones that <br />
  6. 6. 10-The Presidential Designate was a Colombian elected official, chosen by the Senate to ensure the presidential line of succession. The title of Presidential Designate did not bring any official office or duties, its sole purpose was to replace the President in his absence, death, or inability to hold office.<br />11-A cabinet minister in Canadian governments is a member of the cabinet, or government executive, usually responsible for a government department<br />12-I think that the congress have only 2 houses. One house is of the representatives and the other of the senate!<br />13-The main functions of the senate are:<br /> 1. To admit or not them resignations that the President of the Republic or the Vice-president does of their uses.<br /> 2.To grant license to the President of the Republic to separate temporarily of the position, not being case of disease.<br /> 3. To declare the abandonment of the position and the permanent physical incapacity of the President of the Republic.<br /> 4.To decide on the excuses of the Vice-president to exert the Presidency of the Republic.<br />
  7. 7. 5. To choose the Magistrates of the Constitutional Court.<br /> 6. To choose the General Solicitor of the Nation.<br /> 7. To approve or to improbar the military ascents that the Government confers, from Generals and Official of Standard of the Public Force, to the highest degree.<br /> 8. To authorize the Government to declare the war to another Nation. <br /> 9. To allow the transit of foreign troops by the territory of the Republic. <br /> 10. To render previous concept to the Government on the prorogation for the second period of the State of inner commotion. <br />14-I think that the people are the ones who elects the congress, All states are divided into districts according to population . Larger the population larger the districts<br />15-The government in the Republic of Croatia is organized on the principle of separation of powers into legislative, executive and judicial branches<br />16-By Constitutional mandate of Article 163, the Supreme Court of Justice, with soothes in the capital city of Managua like the remaining Powers of the State, is integrated by sixteen Magistrates and Rooms, whose organization and integration are delegated to the Statutory law of the Judicial Power.<br />
  8. 8. 17- The Supreme Court of Law this integrated, from the 1995 reforms, by 11 ministers, who are chosen by the Senate of the Republic on the basis of a propose short list by the President<br />18-A superior court is "superior" relative to a court with limited jurisdiction, which is restricted to civil cases involving monetary amounts with a specific limit, or criminal cases involving offenses of a less serious nature. A superior court may hear appeals from lower courts<br />19-Section 8. The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States; but all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States<br />20-TheGovernor is the chief executive officer of the State . He occupies a<br />position much like that of the President of the United States ; he is a major<br />figure in his political party, and he has important ceremonial, executive, and<br />legislative functions . However, the precise role of the Governor in any one<br />State differs from that in any other State, so that what is said about the<br />Governor in a specific State must be modified when it is said about the Governor<br />in anotherState .<br />