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ARE YOU READY?
THE CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE
5 ROUNDS OF NON-STOP, BREATHTAKING, EDGE OF YOUR SEAT EXCITEMENT ABOUT THE SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND THE CONSTITUTIONAL CHAL...
PART 1 SHORT ANSWER FUN
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Each group gets three questions </li></ul><ul><li>You have 30 seconds to answer the question </li...
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Identify, describe, and give examples of  three of the roles or “hats” of the President </li></ul>
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Completely define “implied powers”, using examples. </li></ul>
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>What is the difference  between the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause? </li></ul>
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Define “the Bill of Rights”, and explain two reasons for the addition of the Bill of Rights to th...
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>What is a legislative committee, and why is it essential to the federal lawmaking process? </li><...
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Define “the Cabinet”, and describe the two roles of its members. </li></ul>
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Define “jurisdiction”, and describe the jurisdiction of the federal court system. </li></ul>
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Identify two ways in which a student’s rights are protected and two ways in which a student’s rig...
SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>How is the Constitution amended, and why is this process important? </li></ul>
PART 1 IS OVER!
PART 2 CHECKS AND BALANCES
CHECKS AND BALANCES <ul><li>How does each branch check the other?  One at a time, each group can state how one branch chec...
CHECKS AND BALANCES <ul><li>For example … </li></ul><ul><li>The legislative checks the executive by  Congress impeaching t...
PART 2 IS OVER!
PART 3 ODD ONE OUT
<ul><li>You will see a set of four terms </li></ul><ul><li>One term does not fit with the other three </li></ul><ul><li>Id...
ODD ONE OUT Speech Religion Choice Assembly
ODD ONE OUT Senate Cabinet Vice President Regulatory Commissions
ODD ONE OUT Tax Welfare Enforce Laws Coin money
ODD ONE OUT Herb Kohl Russ Feingold Jim Sensenbrenner Jim Doyle
ODD ONE OUT Enumerated Reserved Implied Nonlegislative
ODD ONE OUT judicial review pocket veto lobbyist filibuster
ODD ONE OUT pardon impeach appoint veto
PART 3 IS OVER!
PART 4
PART 4 IS OVER!
PART 5 IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL?
<ul><li>For each situation, determine if it is constitutional and state what part of the Constitution applies </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Congress passes an amendment to the Constitution without allowing the states to have a say.   </li></ul>IS IT CONS...
<ul><li>Congress adds money to the budget for NASA without passing a law.   </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL? NO - I, 9, 7  ...
<ul><li>The President calls out National Guard troops to go to Sudan and help stop rebellion.   </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTI...
<ul><li>A Wisconsin state law overrules a federal law passed by Congress. </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL? NO - VI, 2  Fede...
<ul><li>The Senate impeaches a Supreme Court justice and removes him from office, even though the House of Representatives...
<ul><li>The federal courts hear a case about a student’s rights being violated in a public school.   </li></ul>IS IT CONST...
PART 5 IS OVER!
THE WINNERS
THE TEST <ul><li>Multiple Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the Blank </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>True ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 2. ARE YOU READY?
  2. 3. THE CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE
  3. 4. 5 ROUNDS OF NON-STOP, BREATHTAKING, EDGE OF YOUR SEAT EXCITEMENT ABOUT THE SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND THE CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE
  4. 5. PART 1 SHORT ANSWER FUN
  5. 6. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Each group gets three questions </li></ul><ul><li>You have 30 seconds to answer the question </li></ul><ul><li>30 points possible per question </li></ul>
  6. 7. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Identify, describe, and give examples of three of the roles or “hats” of the President </li></ul>
  7. 8. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Completely define “implied powers”, using examples. </li></ul>
  8. 9. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>What is the difference between the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause? </li></ul>
  9. 10. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Define “the Bill of Rights”, and explain two reasons for the addition of the Bill of Rights to the Constitution in 1791. </li></ul>
  10. 11. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>What is a legislative committee, and why is it essential to the federal lawmaking process? </li></ul>
  11. 12. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Define “the Cabinet”, and describe the two roles of its members. </li></ul>
  12. 13. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Define “jurisdiction”, and describe the jurisdiction of the federal court system. </li></ul>
  13. 14. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>Identify two ways in which a student’s rights are protected and two ways in which a student’s rights are limited in public schools. </li></ul>
  14. 15. SHORT ANSWER FUN <ul><li>How is the Constitution amended, and why is this process important? </li></ul>
  15. 16. PART 1 IS OVER!
  16. 17. PART 2 CHECKS AND BALANCES
  17. 18. CHECKS AND BALANCES <ul><li>How does each branch check the other? One at a time, each group can state how one branch checks another. Once you make a repeat, your group is done! </li></ul><ul><li>You must begin your statement by stating which branch is checking which branch. </li></ul><ul><li>10 points each </li></ul>
  18. 19. CHECKS AND BALANCES <ul><li>For example … </li></ul><ul><li>The legislative checks the executive by Congress impeaching the President </li></ul>
  19. 20. PART 2 IS OVER!
  20. 21. PART 3 ODD ONE OUT
  21. 22. <ul><li>You will see a set of four terms </li></ul><ul><li>One term does not fit with the other three </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the term and why it doesn’t fit with the others </li></ul><ul><li>20 points each </li></ul>ODD ONE OUT
  22. 23. ODD ONE OUT Speech Religion Choice Assembly
  23. 24. ODD ONE OUT Senate Cabinet Vice President Regulatory Commissions
  24. 25. ODD ONE OUT Tax Welfare Enforce Laws Coin money
  25. 26. ODD ONE OUT Herb Kohl Russ Feingold Jim Sensenbrenner Jim Doyle
  26. 27. ODD ONE OUT Enumerated Reserved Implied Nonlegislative
  27. 28. ODD ONE OUT judicial review pocket veto lobbyist filibuster
  28. 29. ODD ONE OUT pardon impeach appoint veto
  29. 30. PART 3 IS OVER!
  30. 31. PART 4
  31. 32. PART 4 IS OVER!
  32. 33. PART 5 IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL?
  33. 34. <ul><li>For each situation, determine if it is constitutional and state what part of the Constitution applies </li></ul><ul><li>20 points possible </li></ul><ul><li>One chance per group </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL?
  34. 35. <ul><li>Congress passes an amendment to the Constitution without allowing the states to have a say. </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL? NO - V States must ratify amendments – either ¾ legislatures of ¾ ratifying conventions
  35. 36. <ul><li>Congress adds money to the budget for NASA without passing a law. </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL? NO - I, 9, 7 No money can be taken from the government unless Congress passes a law
  36. 37. <ul><li>The President calls out National Guard troops to go to Sudan and help stop rebellion. </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL? YES - II, 2, 1 President is Commander in Chief
  37. 38. <ul><li>A Wisconsin state law overrules a federal law passed by Congress. </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL? NO - VI, 2 Federal law is supreme
  38. 39. <ul><li>The Senate impeaches a Supreme Court justice and removes him from office, even though the House of Representatives doesn’t agree. </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL? NO - I, 2, 5 The House has the sole power of impeachment
  39. 40. <ul><li>The federal courts hear a case about a student’s rights being violated in a public school. </li></ul>IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL? YES - III, 2, 1 The jusrisdiction of the federal courts includes the Constitution
  40. 41. PART 5 IS OVER!
  41. 42. THE WINNERS
  42. 43. THE TEST <ul><li>Multiple Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the Blank </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>True False Make It True </li></ul><ul><li>Odd One Out </li></ul><ul><li>Short Answer </li></ul>
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