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Naturalization Study Guide #31-35

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Speaker of the House of Representatives
Under current law, if both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
Nancy Pelosi
Who is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives?
Chuck Grassley
Who is the current President Pro Tempore of the Senate.
VPOTUS (Vice President of the United States)
According to the US Constitution (Article 1, Section 3), who presides over the Senate?
President Pro Tempore
In the absence of the Vice President, who presides over the Senate?
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
Who is currently after the Speaker of the House in the line of succession?
25th Amendment
Which amendment to the US Constitution established procedures for presidential and vice presidential succession?
POTUS (President of the United States)
Who is the Commander in Chief of the military?
Congress
The president commands the armed forces, but __________ has the power to pay for the armed forces and declare war.
War Powers Act
The __________ gave Congress a stronger voice in decisions about the use of U.S. troops.
Congress
Every law begins as a proposal made by a member of __________.
bills
Proposed laws that have been introduced in Congress are called
President
If a majority of both the Senate and House vote to pass the bill, it goes to the __________.
law
If the POTUS (President of the United States) signs a bill, it becomes a
law
If a POTUS does not sign a bill and Congress is in session, after 10 days it becomes a
veto
If a POTUS does not agree with a bill, the POTUS can __________ it.
pocket veto
A __________ is when a POTUS does not sign a bill and Congress is not in session. The bill dies after 10 days.
2/3
A __________ vote is required in both houses of Congress to override a veto.
advises the President
What does the President's Cabinet do?
executive departments
The President's cabinet consists of the Vice President and the heads of the