Nuts and Bolts AP US Government and Politics
GoPo, Fabricius' class 2013/2014
Terms in this set (50)
How many states in the union?
What is the date of independence day?
July 4th, 1776
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?
2/3 Congress and 3/4 House votes approve
How many amendments are there to the Constitution?
How many branches are there in our government?
Name the branches of government
Legislative, Judicial, Executive
Who makes federal laws in the United States?
How many representatives in Congress?
How many senators in Congress?
How long in a Senator's term?
How long is a Representative's term?
Who enforces federal laws in the United States (position or branch)?
What is the Bill of Rights?
The first 10 amendments of the Constitution
How many years can a President serve?
Who is the current Governor of California?
Name one of the current US Senators for California
Who is Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
American leader of the Civil Rights Movement
Who selects Supreme Court Justices?
president, senate must approve
How many Supreme Court justices are there?
What is the head of a city of 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?
Squanto and Samoset
What is the length of a President's term?
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?
The White House
In what month is the President elected?
In what month is the President inaugurated?
Name on right guaranteed by the first amendment.
The right to assemble
How many times may a Congressman be reelected?
What are the 2 major political parties in the United States today?
Republican and Democrat
What do the 13 stripes on the US Flag stand for?
The original 13 colonies.
How many stars on the US Flag?
What do these stars stand for?
The number of states in the union
What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
Who is Commander in Chief?
Who checks the constitutionality of laws?
What is the capital of California?
What county is NPHS located in?
Who establishes zoning laws for the city of Thousand Oaks?
City Planning Commission
Who is the current President of the United States?
If both the President and the Vice President were to die who would become President?
The Speaker of the House
What does PAC stand for?
Political Action Committee
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