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Civics EOC Flashcards Set 6
Terms in this set (21)
President & Vice President (elected)
Supreme Court justices (judges who are appointed by the President & approved by Congress)
Part of Constitution that describes the Legislative branch
Part of Constitution that describes the Executive branch
Part of Constitution that describes the Judicial branch
Powers of Legislative Branch
Impeachment, coin/print money, approve/reject presidential appointments, declare war, regulate trade, ratify or reject treaties
Powers of Executive Branch
Control armed forces as "commander-in-chief", deal with foreign affairs, makes treaties, grant pardons, appoints judges and ambassadors
Powers of Judicial Branch
Interpret cases brought to them; declare acts of Congress and President constitutional or unconstitutional
Powers shared between the state and federal govt.'s
Gives Congress the power to make all laws "necessary and proper" to carry out their powers; allows Congress to 'stretch' their powers
Powers Congress has that are not stated (written) in the Constitution; created with 'elastic clause'
Powers directly granted to the national govt.; listed in the Constitution
Powers saved for the states; explained in the 10th amendment
States that U.S. Constitution is the highest law in the U.S.; if there is a conflict between federal and state law the federal law always wins
Change or addition to the Constitution; 27 total; difficult to ratify (pass)
Constitutional Amendment Process
Step 1 - Proposal (2/3rds vote of Congress OR 2/3rds of states at convention), Step 2 - Ratification (3/4ths of state legislatures OR 3/4ths of states at convention
To pass; approve
13th, 14th, 15th Amendments
Expanded rights to African - Americans(ends slavery, extends citizenship toA.A., A. A. suffrage)
Ends poll taxes (paying to vote).
Suffrage for 18-21 year olds.
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