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Checks and Balances System

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