gpv 4th nj info

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gpv 4th nj info
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  1. Name two facts about Trenton.
    • 1. 1790 became NJ capital
    • 2. 2nd oldest capital in the US
  2. A set of laws by which a place is governed is called a ______.
    Constitution
  3. 1776 the first NJ Constitution. The last set of changes were made in ______ and ______.
    1844 and 1947
  4. What is the name of the building where the governement leaders meet?
    Capitol - statehouse
  5. Name the 3 branches of government.
    • Executive
    • Legislative
    • Judicial
  6. Who heads the Executive branch and what do they do?
    • Governor heads
    • *make sure laws are being followed
  7. Which branch makes the laws for the state?
    Legislative
  8. A district of the state with about the same number of people for the election for representatives to the state is caslled the _______ District.
    Legislative
  9. What is a possible law called?
    Bill
  10. If you turn down a BILL you ____ it.
    VETO
  11. Which branch explains the laws and is made up of chief justices?
    Judicial
  12. What is the highest court in the state called?
    State Supreme Court
  13. What is a COUNTY SEAT?
    a town or city where the government is located for the county
  14. Who makes the laws for the county?

    *think you really like this mall b/c it has the Cheesecake Factory there
    FREEHOLDERS
  15. True or False

    NJ has 3 State Senators.
    False

    2 State senators

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