MFMS Illinois Constitution SG5 - US Flag10 terms
50 US states What do the stars on the US flag symbolize? 13 Original Colonies What do the stripes on the US flag symbolize? Loyality (royal blue is loyal to you) What does the blue on the US flag symbolize? Courage What does the red on the US flag symbolize? Liberty What does the white on the US flag symbolize? Sunrise to sunset; dawn to dusk; at night ONLY if it has a light When should the US flag be flown and are there any exceptions? to the left and at the top When displayed on a wall, on a casket, or in a window where shuold the flag's union be from the obse…
MFMS Illinois Constitution SG4- Illinois Government - Judicial Branch10 terms
Supreme The highest court in Illinois is called the _________ court. They're elected How do Illinois Supreme Court judges obtain their positions? 7 The Illinois Supreme Court has _____ judges Home Rule (Article VII, Section 6) Power given to cities and towns in Illinois so they can pass ordinances without legislation from the… the people Amendments to the Illinois Constitution must be proposed by the General Assembly and ratified by ___… 20 The Illinois Constitution requires that voters have the opportunity to call for a constitutional con… Senate President Who is the presiding officer of the State Senate?
MFMS Illinois Constitution SG3- Illinois Government - Executive Branch5 terms
Pat Quin The present governor of Illinois is _________. 25 The governor of Illinois must be at least _____ years old. Lieutenant Governor Who succeeds the governor of Illinois if he/she cannot serve? Secretary of State Which executive officer maintains the offricial records of the acts of the General Assembly and issu… Comptroller Which executive officer is charged with keeping the state's financial records and paying the bills f…
MFMS Illinois Constitution SG2- Illinois Government Legislative Branch10 terms
3 How many branches does the Illinois government have? General Assembly The lawmaking body of the Illinois government is called the _____________________? Senate and House of Representatives The General Assembly consists of the ___________ and ______________________. 59 How many Senatorial districts does Illinois have? 1 How many Senators are elected from each legislative district? 59 How many members are elected to the Senate? 4 The usual term of an Illinois State Senator is ______years.
MFMS Illinois Constitution SG1- Illinois History2 terms
1818 Illinois become a state in what year? 1970 The Constitution now in existence in Illinois was adopted in what year?
MFMS US Constitution Part 3 - The Judicial Branch Articles 3-7, and the Amendements24 terms
Supreme The Judicial Branch of the United States Goverment is made up of the ___________ Court and other US … Life The length of term for a federal judge of a United States court is ___________. 8 The Supreme Court has a Chief Justic and how many associate judges? John Roberts The Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court is _____________________. Supreme Court Questions about interpreting the Constitution are finally settled by the _______________. Judicial Review - declares laws unconstitutional The Judicial Branch checks the Legislative and Executive Branches by __________________. Have a republic form of government According to Article 4, each state must accept and respect the laws of each other state, allow citiz…
MFMS US Constitution Part 2 - Executive Branch and Lawmaking24 terms
President The Executive Branch of our government is headed by the______________ Enforce the laws The chief duty of the Executive Brance is to ____________________. 4 years The length of the term of the President of the United States is _________. 2 No one may be elected President more than ____ terms. 10 The longest possible time a person can serve as US president is _____________ years. January 20th The term of the US president ends at noon on ____________________________. Electoral College Who elects the President of the United States.
MFMS US Constitution Study Guide Part 125 terms
Before the Constituation was adopted our government operatied under wh… Articles of Confederation The main reason for want to change the Articles of Confederation was t… a more perfect union The number of main branches in our government 3 The main duty of the Legislative Branch is to make laws Congress is divided into how many houses? 2 A representative in the House of Representatives is elected to a term … 2 A member of the House of Representatives must have been a citizen for … 7