Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Federalism
US Constitution
100

The US Legislature has two chambers, the House of Representatives and the Senate. What do you call a Legislature with two Chambers?

BiCameral

100

What is one role the President has in the Executive Branch?

Chief Executive

Commander in Chief

Head of State

Chief Diplomat

Chief Legislator

Political Party Leader

100

What is the Highest Court in the United States?

The US Supreme Court

100

True or False: South Carolina CAN make a treaty with North Carolina.

False. Only the National Government can make treaties.

100

The first three articles of the Constitution create three co-equal branches of Government. What are they?

Legislature

Executive

Judicial

200

How many members are their in the Electoral College?

538

200

Which Branch of Government has the greatest amount of people working in it?

Executive Branch

200

Decided in the Court Case of Marbury v. Madison, what is the Supreme Courts main check in the Legislative Process?

Judicial Review

200

What are the three levels of Government in the US Federal System?

National (Federal)

State

Local

200

How many articles are in the Constitution?

7

300

What is the name of one of South Carolina's two Senators?

Lindsey Graham

Tim Scott

300

Are the bureacrats that you run into everyday (i.e. School Teachers, Police Officers, etc.) mostly members of the Federal or State Bureacracy?

State

300

What is the Highest Court in the State of South Carolina?

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

300

Powers not given to the National Government are left to the states. These powers are called:

Reserved Powers

300

True or False: It is easy to amend the Constitution.

False

400

What is the name of the US Representative from SC's first District (Representing HHI among other Coastal Communities)?

Nancy Mace

400

Who is the President of the Senate and first in line for Presidential Succession?

The Vice President (currently Kamala Harris)

400

What is the job of the Judicial Branch?

To interpret laws.

400

Powers like taxation and declaring war are directly written in the Constitution. Are these expressed or implied powers?

Expressed

400

Breifly explain what one of the last four articles (4-7) 

4: Federal System

5: Amendment Process

6: Establishes the Rule of Law (The Constitution in the Supreme Law of the Land)

7: Ratification Process for the Constitution

500

Explain in some detail how a Bill becomes a law.

1. Introduction of Bill

2. Committee Approval

3. Floor Vote

4. Joint Committee & Repeat in other Chamber

5. Joint Committee to present to President

500

Who are the three Presidents who have been impeached in the History of the US?

Andrew Johnson

William Clinton

Donald Trump

500

Name a Landmark Court Case that overturned Precedent in US History.

Plessy v. Ferguson

Brown v. Board of Education in Topeka, KS

Roe v. Wade/ Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Healh Organization

Citizen's United

...etc.

500

If you have a problem in your community, what level of government would be best equipped to help solve your problem in most cases?

Local

500

What is the Rule of Law?

The country is based on ideas and principles, not on leaders. No person is above of the Law. The Constitution is the Supreme Law of the Land, etc.

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