Parts Constitution
Branches of Gov't.
Law Making
History
Misc.
100
This is the introduction to the Constitution
What is the preamble?
100
This branch of government includes the president, vice president, and the cabinet
What is the Executive Branch?
100
Who initiates a bill?
What is a citizen
100
This is the war that resulted in the creation of the constitution
What is the American Revolution
100
This is the system in place to make sure that no branch of government gets too much power
What is checks and balances
200
This is the "meat" of the constitution where it says what each branch of government does
What are the articles?
200
This branch's main job is to create laws
What is the legislative branch?
200
How does a bill get passed through congress to the executive branch?
What is with a majority vote
200
This is the name of the British King that was ruling the states before they declared their independence from England
Who is King George III
200
How many supreme court justices are there?
What is 9
300
This is the section of the Constitution where changes can be added
What are amendments?
300
This branch interprets the constitution
What is the Judicial branch
300
If the president doesn't approve of a law, he/she can do this
What is a veto
300
This is the term for the representatives from each state that were selected to attend the constitutional convention
What is a delegate
300
How many U.S. senators are there?
What is 100
400
These are the first ten amendments in the Constitution
What is the Bill of Rights
400
The legislative branch is comprised of these two groups of people
What are the House of Representatives and the Senate
400
If the president turns down a bill it goes back to congress. Congress needs this in order for it to override the president
What is a 2/3 majority
400
This was the first set of rules for our country, before the constitution was written
What are the articles of confederation
400
This branch of government appoints the supreme court justices
What is the executive branch
500
This is the first line of the Preamble
What is "we the people, in order to form a more perfect union"
500
Which branch has the power to declare war?
What is the legislative branch
500
These people determine if a law agrees with the constitution
What is the Supreme Court
500
This person was voted unanimously to preside at the constitutional convention
Who is George Washington
500
If congress doesn't like the president, they can do this, to get rid of him/her
What is impeach
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