constitutional quiz

What branch of government is established under Article I
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Every two years, what percentage of the Senate is up for reelection33%Identify three qualifications for service in the Senate30 years+, 9 years citizenship, residing in their running stateHow are members of the Senate selectedChosen by the state legislaturesWho is the leader of the SenateVice PresidentWhen can the Vice-President vote in the SenateWhen there is a tie (50/50)What branch of Congress has the "sole power over impeachment"House of representativesWhat branch of Congress has the power to try cases of impeachmentSenateWho presides over an impeachment trial of the PresidentChief JusticeBills that require the raising of government revenue must originate in which house of CongressHouse of RepresentativesWhat part of the Constitution lists the powers of CongressArticle I Section 8List 5 of Congress' delegated powersTo borrow Money on the credit of the United States; To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States; To establish Post Offices and post Roads; To declare War; To provide and maintain a Navy;What branch of government is created by Article IIExecutive BranchHow long is the President's term of office4 yearsWhat are the Qualifications for serving as President of the United StatesNatural born citizen of the US, be at least 35 years old, be a resident for 14 years.Identify four specific powers of the presidentAppoint Ambassadors, Justices, and other officers; Make Treaties with approval of Congress by ⅔; Act as Commander in Chief during times of War; Can grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States.For what Acts can the President be impeachedConviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.What branch of government is created by Article IIIJudicialDescribe the procedure for amending the ConstitutionWhen 2/3 of the senate and house deem it necessary, Congress will propose an Amendment. It must be then ratified by 3/4 of the state legislatures, or three-fourths of conventions called in each State for ratification.How many states must had to ratify the original Constitution before it became official9ImpeachmentCharges against a president approved by a majority of the House of RepresentativesFederal Supremacy ClauseThis refers to Article VI, Section 2 of the United States Constitution that states that the Constitution and all federal laws and treaties shall be the "supreme law of the land."Reserved Power ClauseAny power that is not granted to the national government, or denied to the states, automatically reserves it to the states.FederalismA system in which power is divided between the national and state governmentsDelegated/Enumerated PowersPowers given to the federal governmentConcurrent PowersPowers held jointly by the national and state governments.