4th Grade Social Studies Unit 2 B flashcards

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4th Grade Social Studies Unit 2 B flashcards
2013-06-30 22:04:02
4th Grade Social Studies Unit flashcards

Study for 4th grade Social studies unit 2B test
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  1. The people and laws that run a town, county, state, and country are called the...
  2. A plan of government is called...
  3. Having to do with national government...
    Federal Government
  4. Having to do with local or city government..
    Municipal government
  5. A system of government where all the citizens and leaders alike are ruled by the same laws.
  6. A system of government where people elect their leaders.
  7. A person who was born in a country or who has earned the right to become a member of a country by law..
  8. A love for and loyal support of one's country.
  9. The power of the executive branch to reject a bill passed by the legislature.
  10. How does a bill become a law?  Name the process in order.
    • 1.  Citizens develop an idea for a bill.
    • 2.  Members of the State Assembly or Senate propose the bill.
    • 3.  The Assembly and senate vote to approve the bill.
    • 4.  The governor signs the bill.  Or it can be vetoed by the governor.
    • 5.  If the bill is vetoed another vote can be taken.  If more than 2/3 of the assembly and the senate vote to approve it, the bill becomes a law.
  11. Who is in charge of the city or town parks?
    Local government
  12. Who is in charge of the age to drive?
    State government
  13. Who leads the military?
    National government
  14. Who meets with leaders of other countries?
    National government
  15. Who makes our countries laws?
    National government
  16. Who is in charge of state highways?
    State government
  17. Who is in charge of the police?
    Local government
  18. Who plans the national budget?
    National government
  19. Who is in charge of firefighters?
    Local government
  20. Who decides what to learn in school?
    State government
  21. Who decides where factories can be built?
    Local government
  22. Name the three branches of government
    Executive, Legislative, and Judicial
  23. Which branch does the president fall under?
    The Executive
  24. Which branch do judges fall under?
    The Judicial
  25. Which branch does the Senate fall under?
    The Legislative
  26. Which branch does the Mayor fall under?
    The Executive
  27. Which branch does the Governor fall under?
    The Executive
  28. Which branch do the Assembly Members fall under?
    The Legislative
  29. Which branch does the House of Representatives fall under?
    The Legislative
  30. Which branch plans the budget?
    The Executive
  31. Which branch carries out laws?
    The Executive
  32. Which branch decides if the new laws are constitutional?
    The Judicial
  33. Which branch leads the military?
    The Executive
  34. Which branch makes laws?
    The Legislative
  35. Which branch decides how much money to spend?
    The Legislative
  36. Which branch decides whether to sign a bill into law?
    The Executive
  37. Which branch interprets the law?
    The Judicial
  38. Which branch meets with leaders of other countries?
    The Executive
  39. In our government in the United States...
    one person or group does not run everything.
  40. Our country believes power and responsibilities work best when...
    They are shared between country, state, counties, cities, and towns.
  41. The government divides states into small parts called...
  42. Government jobs are paid for by..
  43. A system in which the power of each branch of government is balanced by the powers of the other branches is called...
    checks and balances
  44. Name the privileges and responsibilities of a citizen.
    voting, paying taxes, and serving on a jury