Nuts and Bolts
Terms in this set (50)
How many states in the union?
What is the date of independence day?
July 4th, 1776
What is the length of a President's term?
Who did we declare independence from?
Who was the first president of the United States?
What is the supreme law of the United States?
How can the Constitution be changed?
Make an amendment
How many amendments are there to the Constitution?
How many branches are there in our government?
Name the branches of the government.
Judicial, Executive, Legislative
Who makes federal laws in the United States?
How many senators in Congress?
How many representatives in Congress?
How long is a Senators term?
How long is a representative's term?
Who enforces federal laws in the US?
What is the Bill of Rights?
First Ten Amendments
How many years can a President serve?
Who is the current Governor of California?
Name one of the current U.S. senators for California?
Who is Chief Justice of of the Supreme Court?
John Grover Roberts Jr.
Who was Martin Luther King Jr.?
American Civil Rights Activist
Who selects Supreme Court Justices?
How many Supreme Court Justices are there?
What is the head of a city government called?
What special group advises the President?
Which President is called the "Father of our Country"?
Who has the power to declare war?
Who helped the Pilgrims in America?
What type of government does the United States have?
Which President freed the slaves?
What year was the Constitution written?
What is the name of the President's official home?
In what month is the President elected?
In what month is the President inaugurated?
Name one right guaranteed by the first amendment.
Freedom of Speech
How many times may a Congress men be re-elected?
What are the 2 major political parties in the United States today?
Republicans and Democrats
What do the 13 stripes on the US Flag stand for?
original 13 colonies
How many stars on the US flag?
What do these stars stand for?
the 50 states in the union
What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
Who is Commander in Chief?
Who checks the constitutionality of laws?
The Supreme Court of the United States
What is the capital of California?
What county is NPHS located in?
Who establishes Zoning laws for the City of TO?
City Council of TO
Who is the current President of the US?
If both the President and the VP were to die who would become President?
Speaker of the House
What does PAC stand for?
Political Action Comittee