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36 terms

7b American Govt Part A Test

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legislative
THE TERM __________ MEANS "LAW MAKING"
senate
A MEMBER OF THE _________ HOUSE OF CONGRESS MUST BE AT LEAST 30 YEARS OLD
congress
________ IS THE NAME OF THE US'S LAW MAKING BODY
executive
THE ___________ BRANCH OF ANY GOVERNMENT CARRIES OUT LAWS
president
THE ___________ IS THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES
president
THE ____________ APPOINTS FEDERAL JUDGES
naturalization
_____________ IS THE PROCESS BY WHICH A FOREIGNER BECOMES A CITIZEN OF A COUNTRY
elastic clause
______________ GIVES THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT THE POWER TO MAKE ALL LAWS "NECESSARY AND PROPER" FOR CARRYING OUT ITS ASSIGNED POWERS
patent
_________ DOCUMENT GIVES THE HOLDER THE SOLE RIGHT TO PRODUCE AN SELL AN INVENTION
article 1
THE POWERS OF CONGRESS ARE FOUND IN THE ________ PART OF THE CONSTITUTION
constitution
__________ IS A PLAN FOR A GOVERNMENT; A SET OF RULES THAT SAYS WHAT A GOVERNMENT CAN AND CAN NOT DO
senate
THE ___________ IS BODY OF THE GOVERNMENT THAT MUST APPROVE PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS AND TREATIES
congress
THE NAME OF THE US NATIONAL LAW MAKING BODY IS _________________
false
T/F ALL US SENATORS MUST BE NATIVE BORN AMERICANS
true
T/F THE PRESIDENT CAN CALL SPECIAL SESSIONS OF CONGRESS
false
T/F UNLIKE THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, THE CONSTITUTION GIVES ONLY THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT THE POWER TO TAX
true
T/F THE POWER TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF THE PUBLIC BELONGS TO BOTH THE NATIONAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS
false
T/F CONGRESS CAN AWARD A FAMOUS INDIVIDUAL A TITLE OF NOBILITY, BUT A STATE CANNOT
cabinet
THE TERM _____________ MEANS "HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS WHO SERVE AS A PRESIDENT'S ADVISORS
legislative
THE _________ BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT HAS THE POWER TO DECLARE WAR
judicial review
THE COURT'S POWER TO DECLARE A LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL IS KNOWN AS ___________
judicial
THE ____________ BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT HAS THE POWER TO INTERPRET LAWS
enforces laws
THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH DOES _________________
a lifetime
A FEDERAL JUDGE'S TERM IS LAST FOR ______________
senate - house of representatives
___________ AND ________ ARE THE 2 HOUSES (OR CHAMBERS) MAKE UP THE US CONGRESS
making treaties
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING POWER BELONGS TO THE PRESIDENT..... MAKING TREATIES, COINING MONEY, MAKING TAXES
issuing a pardon
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A POWER OF THE COURTS..... INTERPRETING LAW, ISSUING A PARDON, DECLARING A LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL
govenor
_________ IS THE HEAD OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF A STATE GOVERNMENT
president
THE __________ DELIVERS THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
republican
WHICH TERM DESCRIBES THE US SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT..... rEPUBLICAN, REPUBLICAN, PURE DEMOCRACY
delegated
IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING AS DELEGATED, RESERVED OR CONCURRENT POWERS..... THE POWER TO DECLARE WAR
delegated
IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING AS DELEGATED, RESERVED OR CONCURRENT POWERS..... THE POWER TO TAX
concurrent
IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING AS DELEGATED, RESERVED OR CONCURRENT POWERS..... THE POWER TO PROTECT HEALTH AND WELFARE OF THE PUBLIC
reserved
IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING AS DELEGATED, RESERVED OR CONCURRENT POWERS..... THE POWER TO GRANT LICENSES
reserved
IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING AS DELEGATED, RESERVED OR CONCURRENT POWERS..... THE POWER TO SUPERVISE SCHOOLS
delegated
IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING AS DELEGATED, RESERVED OR CONCURRENT POWERS..... THE POWER TO COIN MONEY