preamble test

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  1. why was the constitution written?
    • form a more perfect union 
    • establish justice
    • insure domestic tranquility 
    • provide for the common deffence 
    • promote the general welfare 
    • secure the blessings of liberty
  2. how many houses of government are there?
    2
  3. the 2 houses of government
    house of reps. & the house of senate
  4. the purpose of congress is to what?
    make the laws
  5. the number of representative is based on what?
    population
  6. Missouri has how many reps.?
    9
  7. a representative must be how old?
    25
  8. how long does a rep. have to be a citizen?
    7 years
  9. the number of total representatives is limited to  what number?
    435
  10. who presides over the house of reps.?
    speaker of the house
  11. who has the power to impeach a federal official for criminal conduct?
    house of reps.
  12. the number of senators in the senate is what?
    2
  13. the total number of senators in the senate is what?
    100
  14. members of the senate serves ___ year term. Only a ____ of the senate comes up for reelection every __ years.
    • 6
    • 1/3 
    • 2
  15. a senator must be at least ____ year old, a us citizen for _____ years, and a resident of the _____ he represents.
    • 30
    • 9
    • state
  16. the president of the senate is the ______. He may only vote to ______. the senate also elects a ________ to serve in the absence of the __________.
    • vice president 
    • break a tie
    • president pro tempore 
    • vice president
  17. the senate tries all cases of _______. A ____ vote is required to remove a federal official from ______.
    • impeachment 
    • 2/3
    • office
  18. congressional elections are held in _____ years.
    even numbered
  19. all bills for raising money must originate in the ___________
    house of reps.
  20. to become a law, a bill must pass _____________ and then be ____________.
    • both houses of congress
    • be signed by the president
  21. the power of ___________ is part of the system set up by __________ to __________ the different branches of government and to ________ the power between them.
    • veto
    • constitution 
    • check 
    • balance
  22. what does the congress have to do?
    • tax
    • barrow money
    • regulate trade
    • coin money
    • control the nations currency 
    • set standard measurement 
    • provide for the postal service 
    • issue copy write and patterns establish court 
    • declare war
  23. what is habeas corpus?
    a document telling you what your charges were
  24. ex post facto?
    making something eligal after its already committed
  25. bill of attainder?
    be no bill of attainder passed
  26. the purpose of the the executive branch is to ________ the law
    enforce
  27. the president and _______  serve a __ year term.
    • vice president 
    • 4
  28. the constitution sets up a _______ system for presidential election
    electeral
  29. the number of electors per state equal the number of ________ and _________
    • senators 
    • represantative
  30. the people of the state vote for the electors, who in turn vote for the _______ and _______.
    • president 
    • vice president
  31. presidential elections are held every __ years.
    4
  32. a president must be a:
    • natural born citizen 
    • 35 years old 
    • 14 year resident
  33. the president is the ________ in _______ of the ______ forces. he also has authority over _________ and ________ affairs
    • comander
    • chief 
    • armed
    • domestic
    • foreign
  34. the duties of the president are spelled out in article __, section __
    • 2
    • 3
  35. he informs congress of conditions in the naion and makes suggestions for legislation in the ______ of the ______ __________
    • state
    • union
    • adress
  36. the 25th amendment establishes a procedure to follow in case a president should be _______
    disabled
  37. order of succession should the president die or became incapacitated:
    • vice president
    • speaker of the house 
    • president protemp.
    • secratary of state 
    • secratary of treasury
  38. the judicial branch is established to _______ the law made by congress.
    interpret
  39. the ________ ________ is the highest court in the land.
    sepreme court
  40. judicial branch judgment is ______
    final
  41. the _______ appoints judges for the federal courts with the approval of the ______.
    • president 
    • senate
  42. federal judges are appointed for _____.
    life
  43. article __ declares the constitution to be the ______ ________ of the land.
    • 6
    • sepreme law
  44. amendment 1-4 basic freedoms:
    freedom of _____
    freedom of ______ and the ______
    the right to ______ 
    the right to _______ to the government for action
    • religion
    • speach press
    • assembly
    • appeal
  45. amendment 2 is gaurantees the right to ______ and _______ arms.
    • keep
    • bear
  46. amendment 13 abolishes what?
    slavory
  47. amendment 14 defines what?
    citizenship
  48. amendment 15 gaurantees the right to  _______ to all U.S citizens, regardless of ____, _________, or ________
    • vote 
    • race
    • color
    • past slavery

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