Checks and Balances System

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Flash cards of the basic properties of the checks and balances system in the U.S. Government

Which branch has the power to make laws?

Legislative

Which branch has the power to veto Legislation?

Executive

Which branch has the power to declare executive acts unconstitutional?

Judicial

Which branch has the power to appoint supreme court Justices?

Executive

Which branch has the power to remove judges through impeachment?

Legislative

Which branch has the power to create lower courts?

Legislative

Which branch has the power to appeal to the people?

Executive

Which branch has the power to declare acts of congress unconstitutional?

Judicial

Which branch has the power to approve or reject appointments of judges?

Legislative

Which branch has the power to call special sessions of congress?

Executive

Which branch has the power to recommend legislation to congress?

Executive

Which branch has workers that are appointed for life?

Judicial

Which branch has the power to approve treaties and presidential appointments?

Legislative

Which branch has the power to provide funds to carry out laws?

Legislative

Which branch has the power to override a president's veto?

Legislative

What does a good strong government provide?

Freedom and Security

How many states are there?

50

How many senators are chosen for each state?

2

Who wanted the Constitution to be ratified?

Federalists

Who opposed the Constitution?

Anti-Federalists

How many houses were in the Legislative branch?

2

In what year was the Declaration of Independence signed?

1776

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