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Taum Sauk Mountain
Highest point in MO.
Land purchased by France.
30 Years Old
Qualified 3 years
Resident 3 years
district for 1 year
House of Representatives
24 Years old
2 years qualified
3 years resident
resident district for 1 year
Jefferson City, St. Charles, St. Louis
Amount of Constitutions Missouri had.
Soybeans and Corn
Missouri is the lead producer of...
Missouri was admitted as a slave state.
Year Missouri became a state.
Missouri was the...
August 10, 1821
Date Missouri became a state.
Show Me State
34 Bill of Rights
How many Bill of Rights Missouri has?
How many Articles does the Missouri constitution have?
Defined as the number of members which must be present to conduct business in a legislative body
How many state representatives?
Changing a district's size or shape.
Organized groups that seek to influence lawmakers.
Make the laws.
Enforce the laws.
Interpret the laws.
Type of election which the people are asked whether or not they favor a proposal.
No party affiliation.
Source of political power.
Rights of persons, equality under law, purpose of government.
Powers of the people over internal affairs.
Independence of Missouri.
Due process of law.
Ex post fact laws.
Open courts and judicial system.
Search and seizure.
Right to keep and bear arms.
Limitation on taking off private property.
Crime victims' rights.
How many people each representative represent?
How many terms can a governor serve?
Speaker of the House
What is the presiding officer over state House called?
Ad Hoc Task
may be appointed for specific purposes?
Governor serves a term of...
Biennial election every...
Term for government election.
What party is Saint Louis closest to?
Body of citizens joined to seek to control the government.
Two Party System
Political party system.
Current governor of Missouri.
State of the State address
Speech the governor has every January.
Constitution we operate under.
How many electoral votes do we have?
General Assembly we're in.
citizen of US 15 years
qualified voter of the state
resident of Missouri for 10 years
at least 30
How many state senators are there?
How many citizens does each senate represent?
How many committees are there?
How many counties are in Missouri?
The most common special-purpose district.
The freedom to determine there own type of government.
General Purpose local governments that assess property and collect property taxes on behalf of schools and the county.
Only exception to the general plan.
Our political system.
Mayor and Council Form
Oldest type of city government.
City's chief executive.
Board of Alderman
Serves as main legislative body of the city.
Largest city in Missouri.
Presides over state Senate.
Exercises tie-breaking votes.
First Wednesday after the first Monday in January
When does Special Sessions begin?
How long does each General Assembly last?
Gets to vote on appointments made by the governor.
How many branches are in the Missouri government?
How much of a vote can get a member expelled?
How many judges does the Supreme Court have?
Where do all trials in Missouri begin?
Who's the state treasurer?
Even Numbered Years
General Assembly members are usually voted in..
The departments are appointed by the...
Secretary of State
acts as chief election officer of the state..
Provides legal and criminal investigation services for the state.
Responsible for managing state funds, investing state money.
Means the governor may approve only some parts of a bill while rejecting others.
Holds public hearings on legislative proposals all over the state throughout the year.
Court of Appeals
Divided in 3 districts.
How many Alderman does Missouri have?
He is the Lieutenant Governor.
Examines the accounts of all state agencies to see if they are operating within the law with respect.
14 judges/ In St. Louis.
11 judges/ In Kansas City.
7 judges/ In Springfield.
How many times have Missouri gotten the election wrong?
Determined by population rather than land.
May start in either house in the General Assembly.
The executive of Missouri is organized into 16...
citizen 15 years
qualified for the state for 9 years
30 years old.
To impeach the governors.
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