Contitution test


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Artical 1 is about
The legislative congress who makes laws
Age of House of representitives
Age of senate
Number of terms for the house
2 years
Number of terms for the senate
6 years
Leader in the house of R
Speaker of the house
Leader in the Senate
Vice President
Number of people in the house
Number of people in the senate
How # for each state is decided in the house
How # is deciided in Senate
2 per state
What is the main job in Congress
To pass laws
In the case of a tie in the senate, who makes the deciding vote
Vice President
Requirements to becoming president are
Natural born citizen of US, must lived in the country for 14 years and must be 35
Term of president
4 years
Term limit
Two terms
What is the main job of the excecutive brach
Enforce the laws
Artical 3 is about
Judicial branch
Requirements to becoming judge
How many justices are on the supreme court
Head of the supreme court is called
Chief Justice
What is separation of powers
The three branches of government
What is checks and balances
Dividing small amounts of power between brances
What is a veto
President refuses to sign a bill into a law
What are expressed powers
Power given to national government in consitituion (Ability to declare war, authority to collect taxes
What are implied powers
Power is not listed, but the goveernment has implied powers (make laws, proper caring into execution
What are reserved powers
Power kept by the state. (Regulate education, grant liscenses)
What is federalism
Dividing responsibilities of government between state and national government
What does the Necessary and Proper Clause say
If it is necessary for the federal government to carry out its responsibilities , they can do it
What does the supremecy clause say
Federal national always over rules the state government if there is a conflict
1 ammedment
Freedom of press, assembily, petition, religion, speech
2nd ammendment
Right to bear arms
3rd ammendment
No quartering sodiers
4th ammendment
Search and siezer
5th ammendment
Pleading the fifth
6th amendment
Right to a speedy trial
7th amendment
Trial by jury
8th amendment
Cruel unusual punishment
9th amendment
People have rights not written in the United States
10th amendment
Powers not given to federal government belong to state
13th amendment
Eliminated slavery, guaranteed due process, and equal portion of voting rights to all American
14th amendment
Guaranteed rights of citizenship to all persons born or naturalized
15th amendment
Prohibits the use of race in determining which citizen can vote and how they do so
17th amendment
Provides that senators be elected by the people directly
18th amendment
Prohibits Making, transporting, and selling alcoholic beverages
19th amendment
Voting rights to all women
21st amendment
The ability to sell alchohol at a certain age
22nd amendment
Limits an elected president for a two year term
25th amendment
What to do when a president or vice president dies, removal or registration and how it will be temporarily filled if the president becomes disabled and cannot fulfill his duties
26th amendment
Gives people between ages 18 and 21 the right to vote