Forms of Government Bill of Rights p.1 Bill of Rights p.2 Important Vocabulary Requirements for Office

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What is anarchy
The absence of any laws or leaders. There is no government.

100

What is the SECOND amendment.
This amendment says that you have the freedom to bear arms.

100

What is the FOURTH amendment?
This amendment says that the government can not search your things without your permission.

100

What is an amendment?
A change or addition to the Constitution.

100

What is 35 years old?
To run for president, you must be at least this age.

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What is Direct Democracy
The earliest form of democracy. Each citizen has a say on every decision that has to be made.

200

What is the SEVENTH amendment?
This amendment says that you have the freedom to sue anyone that owes you money.

200

What is the EIGTH amendment?
This amendment says that the government can not use punishments that are "cruel" or "unusual".

200

What is a warrant?
Special permission from a judge that allows the government to search your property.

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What is 9 years?
To run for the senate, you must be an American citizen for at least this many years.

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What is Representative Democracy
Citizens elect leaders who make decisions on their behalf.

300

What is the FIFTH amendment?
This amendment says that you have the right to a trial by jury (if accused of a crime) and you never have to testify against yourself.

300

What is the THIRD amendment?
This amendment says that the government can not force you to house soldiers.

300

What is a diplomat?
These are people, similar to ambassadors, who meet with leaders from other countries to maintain our friendships around the world.

300

What is the President?
This is the person who nominates supreme court justices when a position comes available.

400

What is a Dictatorship
One leader has all the power. He/she took power by force and keeps power through fear.

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What is the NINTH amendment.
This amendment says that the Bill of Rights is not a complete list of all your rights. You do have others that aren't listed here.

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What is the SIXTH amendment?
This amendment gives you the right to a lawyer and to a "speedy trial" (you can't be forced to wait a long time for your trial).

400

What is a natural born citizen?
This term means that you were born in the United States (a requirement to run for president).

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What is IT'S BASED ON POPULATION?
This is how we decide how many representatives each state gets in the House of Representatives.

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What is a Theocracy
The religious leaders have all the power.

500

What is the freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly, and to petition.
These are the 5 freedoms given to you in the first amendment.

500

What is the TENTH amendment.
This amendment says that the United States government can only do the few things listed in the Constitution. Every other decision is left up to the states.

500

What is NO DOUBLE JEOPARDY?
This is the legal term saying that you can not be charged twice for the same crime.

500

What is THERE IS NO AGE REQUIREMENT?
To be eligible to serve as a supreme court justice, you must be at least this old.

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