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Constitution

  1. 1. THE CONSTITUTION
  2. 2. 2 Major Ideas in the Constitution
  3. 3. 1. Separation of Powers The Constitution calls for 3 Branches of Government with specific duties and terms of office . These are discussed in Articles I, II, and III of the Constitution of the United States of America.
  4. 4. Article I Article II Article III (Bicameral- Two house) Judicial BTW, when talking about governments, the following are synonomous: U.S. Government=National Government= Federal Government
  5. 5. 2. Checks and Balances Each branch of government has authority to challenge the power of the other two branches of government in certain ways.
  6. 6. 1. THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH IS _____, WHICH MEANS IT IS COMPOSED OF TWO HOUSES. 2. THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH HAS THE POWER TO MAKE _____. 3. THE TWO HOUSES ARE THE _____ AND THE ______. bicameral laws House Senate ARTICLE ONE: THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
  7. 7. 4. MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE ARE ELECTED EVERY ______ YEARS. 5. HOUSE MEMBERS MUST BE AT LEAST __ YEARS OLD. 6. THE NUMBER OF REPRESENTATIVES EACH STATE HAS IS BASED ON ITS _____. 7. TODAY, THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS IN THE HOUSE IS _______. 8. IN THE ORIGINAL CONSTITUTION, _____ OF SLAVES WERE COUNTED IN THE POPULATION. 2 25 population 435 3/5
  8. 8. 9. IF A VACANCY OCCURS IN THE HOUSE, THE _____ OF THE STATE CALLS A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL THE SEAT. 10. THE HOUSE CHOOSES A LEADER CALLED THE ______ OF THE HOUSE. THIS PERSON IS USUALLY IN THE _____POLITICAL PARTY. 11. THE HOUSE HAS THE POWER TO ______ OFFICIALS, OR BRING CHARGES AGAINST THEM. governor speaker majority impeach
  9. 9. 12. EACH STATE HAS _____ SENATORS. 13. THEIR TERM OF OFFICE IS _____ YEARS. 14. SENATORS MUST BE AT LEAST ______ YEARS OLD. 15. THE LEADER OF THE SENATE IS CALLED THE _______; BUT HE IS USUALLY THE ______ OF THE UNITED STATES. 16. THE SENATE HAS THE POWER TO ____ ALL _________. 17. IF IMPEACHED AND FOUND GUILTY, AN OFFICIAL FACES THE FOLLOWING CONSEQUENCES: 2 6 30 President Pro-tempore VP try impeachments removal barred from fed. office criminal charges
  10. 10. 19. IN ORDER FOR EITHER HOUSE TO DO BUSINESS, THEY MUST HAVE A _____ PRESENT. THIS NUMBER IS A ____. 20. EACH HOUSE KEEPS A JOURNAL OF ITS PROCEEDINGS, WHICH ARE PUBLISHED IN THE ____________. quorum majority Congressional Record 18. MISSISSIPPI'S TWO SENATORS ARE THAD COCHRAN AND ROGER WICKER .
  11. 11. 21. WHEN CONGRESS IS IN SESSION, IT CAN'T ADJOURN FOR MORE THAN ____ DAYS AT A TIME. 22. ______ DECIDES THE SALARY FOR THE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. 23. CONGRESSMEN, WITH FEW EXCEPTIONS, CAN'T BE ____ ON THE WAY TO SESSION, DURING SESSION, OR ON THE WAY HOME FROM SESSION. 25. ALL TAX BILLS MUST START IN THE ___________. 24. A PROPOSED LAW IS A ____. 3 Congress arrested bill House
  12. 12. 26. A BILL GOES TO ______ FOR APPROVAL AFTER THE HOUSE AND SENATE PASS IT. 27. A BILL APPROVED BY CONGRESS CAN BECOME LAW WITHOUT THE PRESIDENT'S SIGNATURE IF IT ________________. 28. IF IT SITS ON HIS DESK FOR 10 DAYS, AND THE SESSION ADJOURNS, IT IS CALLED A _____ ______. 29. THE PRESIDENT CAN _____(REJECT) A BILL. 30. IF HE DOES THIS, CONGRESS MAY ____ IT WITH A /3 VOTE. president sits on the president's desk for ten days pocket veto veto override 2
  13. 13. resolutions <ul><li>31. CONGRESS CAN ALSO PASS ____, </li></ul><ul><li>WHICH HAVE THE SAME FORCE AS </li></ul><ul><li>LAWS. </li></ul><ul><li>32. POWERS DELEGATED TO CONGRESS: </li></ul><ul><li>A. IMPOSE DUTIES, WHICH ARE _____, </li></ul><ul><li>IMPOSTS, WHICH ARE _____, </li></ul><ul><li>AND EXCISES, WHICH ARE TAXES ON </li></ul><ul><ul><li>_____________. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B. ______ MONEY-USUALLY BY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SELLING ________. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>C. REGULATE _____ WITH FOREIGN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NATIONS, BETWEEN _____, AND WITH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>_____ ______. </li></ul></ul>tariffs taxes production borrow bonds commerce states indian tribes
  14. 14. <ul><li>D. MAKE LAWS ABOUT _____ </li></ul><ul><li>AND _______. </li></ul><ul><li> E. COIN ____ AND SET ITS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VALUE. </li></ul></ul><ul><li> F. MAKE LAWS TO PUNISH </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PEOPLE USING FAKE MONEY, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OR ________. </li></ul></ul><ul><li> G. ESTABLISH ____ _____. </li></ul><ul><li> H. PASS ____ AND ____ LAWS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TO PROMOTE NEW INVENTIONS. </li></ul></ul><ul><li> I. SET UP FEDERAL ____ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LOWER THAN THE SUPREME </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COURT. </li></ul></ul>naturalization bankruptcy money counterfeiting post offices copyright courts patent
  15. 15. <ul><li>J. PUNISH ____, OR ROBBING SHIPS AT SEA. </li></ul><ul><li>K. DECLARE _____. </li></ul><ul><li>L. RAISE AND SUPPORT _____. </li></ul><ul><li>M. PROVIDE A ______. </li></ul><ul><li>N. MAKE RULES FOR THE ____. </li></ul><ul><li>O. CALL UP THE _____. </li></ul><ul><li>P. ORGANIZE, ____ AND ____ THE MILITIA. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OUR MILITIA IS THE _____ _____ TODAY. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Q. CONTROL FEDERAL BUILDINGS AND THE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NATION'S CAPITAL, ___, __. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>R. MAKE OTHER NECESSARY LAWS TO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CARRY OUT THEIR DUTIES. THIS IS THE ____ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLAUSE. </li></ul></ul>piracy war armies navy military militia arm discipline National Guard Washington, DC elastic
  16. 16. invasion rebellion post facto after state appropriating _____ treaties Congress __________
  17. 17. ARTICLE TWO EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  18. 18. 1. THE PRESIDENT IS THE CHIEF ______. 2. HIS TERM OF OFFICE IS ____ YEARS. 3. THE PRESIDENT IS ELECTED BY THE ____ ____. 4. HE MUST BE AT LEAST ____ YEARS OLD. 5. IF THE PRESIDENT CAN'T FINISH HIS TERM, THE ____ TAKES HIS PLACE.THIS IS CALLED PRESIDENTIAL _____. 6. THE PRESIDENT MAKES ____ PER YEAR. 7. THE PRESIDENT TAKES AN OATH TO PRESERVE, PROTECT, AND DEFEND THE _____. VP

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