Nuts and Bolts 2017

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How many states in the union?
50
What is the date of independence day?
July 4th, 1776
What is the length of a President's term?
4
Who did we declare independence from?
England
Who was the first president of the United States?
George Washington
What is the supreme law of the United States?
Constitution
How can the Constitution be changed?
Make an amendment
How many amendments are there to the Constitution?
27
How many branches are there in our government?
3
Name the branches of the government.
Judicial, Executive, Legislative
Who makes federal laws in the United States?
Congress
How many senators in Congress?
100
How many representatives in Congress?
435
How long is a Senators term?
6
How long is a representative's term?
2
Who enforces federal laws in the US?
executive branch
What is the Bill of Rights?
First Ten Amendments
How many years can a President serve?
10
Who is the current Governor of California?
Jerry Brown
Name one of the current U.S. senators for California?
Dianne Feinstein
Who is Chief Justice of of the Supreme Court?
John Roberts
Who was Martin Luther King Jr.?
American Civil Rights Activist
Who selects Supreme Court Justices?
President
How many Supreme Court Justices are there?
9
What is the head of a city government called?
Mayor
What special group advises the President?
Cabinet
Which President is called the "Father of our Country"?
George Washington
Who has the power to declare war?
Congress
Who helped the Pilgrims in America?
Native Americans
What type of government does the United States have?
Democracy
Which President freed the slaves?
Abraham Lincoln
What year was the Constitution written?
1787
What is the name of the President's official home?
White House
In what month is the President elected?
November
In what month is the President inaugurated?
January
Name one right guaranteed by the first amendment.
Freedom of Speech
How many times may a Congress men be re-elected?
Unlimited
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?
50
What do these stars stand for?
the states
What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
The Preamble
Who is Commander in Chief?
President
Who checks the constitutionality of laws?
The Supreme Court of the United States
What is the capital of California?
Sacramento
What county is NPHS located in?
Ventura County
Who establishes Zoning laws for the City of TO?
City Council of TO
Who is the current President of the US?
Donald Trump
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