Amex: US Constitution and elected representatives

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Amex: US Constitution and elected representatives
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  1. The power of the government comes from ______________
    the people
  2. The sharing of power between the national and state governments is called
    federalism
  3. In order to be a member of the House you must be ___ years old
    25
  4. In order to be a member of the US Sentate, you must be __ years old.
    30
  5. The House of Congress has the power to tax and impeach...
    the House of Representatives
  6. This house approves Supreme Court Justices...
    The senate
  7. List 5 enumerated powers of Congress.
    • declare war
    • tax
    • make laws
    • post office/ roads are protected by gov't
    • patents
    • immigration
  8. Who is commander in chief of armed forces?
    President
  9. Cases of impeachment are tried in the...
    senate
  10. the term of a supreme court justice is...
    lifetime
  11. The __________ is the highest law of the land
    constitution
  12. The first 10 amendments to the constitution are known as
    the bill of rights
  13. two rights garanteed under the first amendment are...
    • freedom of speech
    • freedom of press
  14. according to the constitution, is capital punishment cruel and unusual?
    no
  15. This amendment protects us from search and seizure
    4th
  16. The ___________ is President of the Senate
    Vice President
  17. The power to establish courts lower than the Supreme Court rests with
    congress
  18. Who makes laws necessary for managing federal lands?
    congress
  19. # of states needed to ratifiy the constitution
    9
  20. __ was the first state to do this on June 21, 1788
    NH
  21. Identify one US senator from NH
    Jeanne Shaheen/ Kelly Ayotte
  22. Identify one US congressperson from NH
    Paul Hodes/ Carol Shea-Porter
  23. Identify the Secretary of Defense
    Robert Gates
  24. Identify the Chief of Staff
    William Daley

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