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Mrs. Reina: Constitution Q&A
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What is the length of office for members of the U.S House of Representatives?
The members of the U.S house of reps serve 2 years.
How old must one be to be elected to the House of Representatives?
One must be at least 25 years old to be elected to the House of Representatives.
Where do all tax laws come from?
All tax laws come from the house.
Who has the sole
power to impeach?
The members of the house have the soul power to impeach.
How long is one term of a senator?
6 years is one term for a senator.
How old must a person be to be elected to be a senator?
A person must be at least 30 years old.
Who approves ambassadors, supreme court judges, and the cabinet?
The senate approves ambassadors, supreme court judges, and the cabinet.
Who approves treaties?
The senate must approve treaties
Who has the soul power to impeach?
The House of Representatives has the soul power to impeach.
Who has legislative power?
The congress has legislative power
Who has the power to declare war?
The congress has the power to declare war.
What can the legislative branch do if the president vetoes a bill?
The legislative branch can either begin again or override the veto with a 2/3 vote.
Who has the power to propose amendments?
The congress has the power to propose amendments with a 2/3 vote.
How long can a president serve for?
The president can serve for 4 years, which is a term, and is capable of serving 2 terms
How old must someone be to be elected for president?
Someone must be at least 35 years old.
Who has the power to approve or veto laws?
The president has the power to approve or veto laws.
Who has the power to make treaties with foreign countries?
The president has the power to make treaties with foreign countries.
Who has the power to nominate judges to the supreme court?
The president has the power to nominate judges to the supreme court.
Who has the power to approve ambassadors, public ministers, and the cabinet?
Who is the commander/chief of the U.S military force?
The president is the commander in chief of the U.S military force.
How long do Supreme Court Justices serve?
Justices serve for life or good behavior.
Who has the power to settle disputes or arguments about the U.S and another country?
The supreme court has the power to settle disputes or arguments about the U.S and another country.
Who has the power to settle disputes between states?
The Supreme Court has the power to settle disputes between states.
Who presides over impeachment trial over the president?
The chief justice presides over impeachment trial over the president.
Who has sole power to try all impeachments
Who are California's Senators
Kamala Harris and Diane Feinstein
How many members serve in the Senate
How many members serve in the House of Representatives
How many members represent California in the House of Representatives
The H of R has the power to
propose tax laws, impeach the President
The Senate has the power to
approve presidential appointments, ratify treaties with foreign governments, try the president after impeachment
The Congress has the power to
propose laws, declare war, propose amendments to the Constitution with a 2/3 vote, override presidential veto with a 2/3 vote
The President has the power to
approve or veto laws, make treaties with foreign governments, nominate judges, command the U.S. military forces
which statement about the political forum function of the media is most accurate
Oversees taxes, cost accounting, financial accounting and data processing
what is a brief submitted to the Supreme Court by someone other than one of parties in the case?
True or False. The rotation schedule for senate elections establishes that at least half of our elected federal government will have a minimum of six years' experience.
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