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How often are House members elected? (art1, sec2)
Every 2 years
How old must a House representative be to hold office? (art1, sec2)
25
Where must bills having to do with money (revenue) originate? (art1, sec7)
House of Reps
Who has the power of impeachment? (art1, sec2)
House of Reps
How long do Senators serve? (art1, sec3)
6 years
How old must a senator be to hold office? (art 1, sec3)
30
What jobs (3) does the POTUS appoint people to? (art2, sec2)
ambassadors, , consuls, SCOTUS judges
What fraction of the Senate must approve treaties? (art2, sec2)
2/3
Who tries all impeachments? (art1, sec3)
Senate
What group has sole legislative power? (art1, sec1)
Congress
How does a law get passed after a POTUS veto? (art1, sec7
overridden by 2/3 of both houses of Congress
What fraction of Congress is required to propose amendments to the Constitution? (art5)
2/3
How long does a POTUS term last? (art2, sec1)
4 years
How old must a POTUS be to hold office? (art2, sec1)
35 years old
What does a POTUS do in order for a bill to become a law? (art 1, sec7)
sign it
Who makes treaties with foreign governments? (art2, sec2)
POTUS
Who nominates judges to the Supreme Court? (art2, sec2)
POTUS
Who appoints ambassadors and officers of the US? (art2, sec2)
POTUS
Who is the Commander in Chief of the US military?> (art 2, sec2)
POTUS
How long do Supreme Court justices serve? (art3. sec1)
life
Who decided issues where the US is being sued? (art3, sec2)
SCOTUS
Who decides issues regarding the Constitution and treaties? (art3, sec2)
SCOTUS
Who decided issues between the states? (art3, sec2)
SCOTUS
Who presides if the POTUS is being tried in court? (art1, sec3)
Chief Justice of the SCOTUS
Who declares war? (art1, sec8)
Congress