Round 1 Game 3
Terms in this set (21)
We the people
What are the first three words of the US Constitution?
Changes and additions to the US Constitution are known as __________.
In the Declaration, Jefferson said that the main purpose of government was to protect its people's __________.
life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness
The Declaration states that unalienable rights include __________.
checks and balances
The separation of government into three branches creates a system of what?
The job of the which branch is to carry out,
or execute, federal laws and enforce laws passed
How long is the term of office for a US Representative (member of the House of Representatives)?
A proposed law in Congress is called a
Since the ratification of the 17th Amendment, senators are chosen by
Name Florida's senior Republican senator.
There are a total of how many electoral votes in the Electoral College?
House of Representatives
If no candidate wins a majority of the electoral votes, then who selects the POTUS from among the top three electoral vote winners?
Who is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives?
POTUS (President of the United States)
Who is the Commander in Chief of the military?
What is the supreme law of the land?
POTUS (President of the United States)z
Who nominates federal court judges?
Federal court judges (including members of the Supreme Court) are nominated by the President and confirmed by the __________.
Powers given to both the federal and state governments are called
Candidates for U.S. Senate must have been a U.S. citizen for at least how many years before taking office?
26th Amendment (1971)
Which amendment grants the right to vote to all U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years old?
Name the 1215 A.D. document that theoretically limited the power of the English king.
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