Home > Preview
The flashcards below were created by user
on FreezingBlue Flashcards.
What is the SUPREME COURT?
THE HIGHEST COURT IN THE USA.
WHAT IS A BALLOT?
A LIST OF ALL OF THE POSSIBLE CHOICES FOR A VOTER.
WHAT IS MEANT BY MAJORITY RULE?
When MORE THAN HALF OF THE VOTERS vote in the same way.
WHY CAN PEOPLE VOTE WITHOUT WORRYING ABOUT WHAT PEOPLE THINK OF THEIR CHOICES?
VOTES ARE KEPT SECRET.
WHAT MAKES UP CONGRESS?
- HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
What is the responsibility of the PRESIDENT?
To make sure laws are carried out fully.
What document says that citizens have the right to speak in public about their ideas and beliefs?
Bill of Rights
Who makes up the SUPREME COURT JUDGES and how are they chosen?
They are APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT AND APPROVED BY SENATE.
What did HARRIET TUBMAN do that made her memorable?
She risked her life and helped more than 300 people ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY.
What is meant by PATRIOTIC SYMBOL?
it is a symbol that stands for the ideas that people believe in, such as freedom.
OUR FLAG IS A SYMBOL FOR USA
When does each member vote in SECRET?
What do the STARS on our flag represent?
- Each STAR represents a new STATE that joins the USA.
What do the STRIPES on our flag represent?
STRIPES have stayed the same and stand for THE ORIGINAL 13 COLONIES
What is a song of patriotism by Francis Scott Key is our NATIONAL _____________.
What do people do running for congress BEFORE the ELECTION?
They MAKE SPEECHES, ANSWER QUESTIONS AND MAKE BALLOTS
Home > Flashcards > Print Preview