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Constitution Scavenger Hunt

  1. 1. S t u d e n t H a n d o u t 4 A Constitutional Law 1 Cards 1L 1L Card 1 Card 2 A candidate you strongly support was Your uncle just celebrated his 30th just elected senator. How many years birthday. Can he run for the House of must pass until this candidate can Representatives? be reelected? 1L 1L Card 3 Card 4 The media are reporting a raise in Troops from a foreign country have federal income tax for the coming invaded Oregon. Which branch of year. Where did the proposal for this government has the power to declare new tax originate? war against this aggressor? 1L 1L Card 5 Card 6 The United States and another coun- The president appointed a new ambas- try recently agreed to a treaty on arms sador to Haiti. Who must approve this reductions. Who has the power to make appointment before it can take effect? such a treaty with a foreign country? 1L Card 8 1L Card 7 The presidential candidate you favor A Supreme Court justice has announced has been called the “youngest person her retirement. Who has the power to ever to run for president.” How old nominate a replacement? must this candidate be to qualify for the presidency? 1L 1L Card 9 Card 10 You are disappointed the morning after If a vice president were to commit a Election Day to discover that the new federal offense, who has the power president was not who you voted for. to impeach him or her? Who has the In how many years can you vote again? power to try the impeached official? © Teachers’ Curriculum Institute 2, Inc. The United States Constitution 51
  2. 2. S t u d e n t H a n d o u t 4 A 1L 1L Card 11 Card 12 Who has the power to regulate trade What is the vice president’s only between states? constitutional responsibility? 1L 1L Card 13 Card 14 An argument has arisen between two After law school, your hope is to some- states. Who has the power to settle this day serve on the Supreme Court. How dispute? long would your term of service be? 1L 1L Card 15 Card 16 In the 2000 presidential election, George Bush won by only 5 electoral votes. Who is the commander in chief of the Who appointed the electors who cast U.S. military forces? those votes? 1L 1L Card 17 Card 18 A law in your state was recently passed A state’s governor recently denounced that contradicts a previous law passed the U.S. government publicly during by Congress. Which law does the a speech. Can this governor be tried Constitution say is valid? for treason? 1L 1L Card 19 Card 20 There has been talk of a new amend- ment allowing foreign-born citizens to Who has the power to approve or run for president. Who would have the veto legislation? power to propose this amendment? 52 Chapter 4 © Teachers’ Curriculum Institute 2, Inc.
  3. 3. S t u d e n t H a n d o u t 4 B Constitutional Law 1 Matrix Answer to Constitutional Provision Card Article Section Question with Key Words Underlined 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 © Teachers’ Curriculum Institute 2, Inc. The United States Constitution 53
  4. 4. S t u d e n t H a n d o u t 4 B Answer to Constitutional Provision Card Article Section Question with Key Words Underlined 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 54 Chapter 4 © Teachers’ Curriculum Institute 2, Inc.
  5. 5. I n f o r m a t i o n M a s t e r 4 B Completed Constitutional Law 1 Matrix Answer to Constitutional Provision Card Article Section Question with Key Words Underlined “No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have 1 I 2 Yes attained to the Age of twenty five Years.” “The Senate of the United States shall be composed of 2 I 3 6 years two Senators from each State . . . for six Years.” the House of “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House 3 I 7 Representa- of Representatives.” tives “The Congress shall have power . . . to declare War.” 4 I 8 Congress the president, “He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and 5 II 2 with approval Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties.” of the Senate “He shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and 6 II 2 the Senate Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors.” “He shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and 7 II 2 the president Consent of the Senate, shall appoint . . . Judges of the supreme Court.” “. . . attained to the Age of thirty five Years.” 8 II 1 35 years old “He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years.” 9 II 1 four years the House of “The House of Representatives . . . shall have sole Power Representatives 10 I 2 and 3 can impeach; the of Impeachment.” Senate tries the “The Senate shall have sole Power to try all Impeachments.” impeachment © Teachers’ Curriculum Institute 2, Inc. The United States Constitution 55
  6. 6. I n f o r m a t i o n M a s t e r 4 B Answer to Constitutional Provision Card Article Section Question with Key Words Underlined “The Congress shall have Power . . . To regulate 11 I 8 Congress Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States.” “The Vice President of the United States shall be president of President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless 12 I 3 the Senate they be equally divided.” “The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases . . . arising 13 III 2 federal courts under this Constitution . . . to Controversies between two or more States.” “The judges, Both of the supreme and inferior Courts, 14 III 1 for life shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour.” “Each State shall appoint . . . a Number of Electors.” 15 II 1 the states “The President shall be Commander in Chief of the 16 II 2 the president Army and Navy of the United States.” “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States . . . the congres- shall be the supreme Law of the Land.” 17 VI sional law “Treason against the United States, shall consist only 18 III 3 no in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.” “The Congress, whenever two-thirds of both Houses 19 V Congress shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution.” “Every bill which shall have passed the House of Repre- sentatives and the Senate, shall, before it becomes a Law, 20 I 7 the president be presented to the President of the United States; If he approve, he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it.” 56 Chapter 4 © Teachers’ Curriculum Institute 2, Inc.

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