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HISTORY

The United States Constitution

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What is the term of office for a member of the House of Representatives? 2 years
What are the requirements for being in the House of Representatives? 25 years old, citizen for at least 7, must represent state
why is there a census every 10 years? to determine the numbers of Represntatives for the state
Based on the Reapportionment Act of 1992, what is the size of the House of Represenatives? 435
what is the sole position in the house that is mentioned in the Constitution? The speaker of the house
The house of represenatives has the sole ower of? impeachment
How many senators are there from each state? 2
How long is the term of office for a senator? 6 years
What is the qualifications for being a senator? 30 years old, must be a citizen for 9 years, must represent state.
In clause 4, who is President of the senate? the vice president
when does the vice president get a vote? when there is a tie
the senate has the sole power to what? try all impeachments
Who has the power to declare war? congress
What is the "Necessary and Proper Clause"? Congress has the power to make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for caring into execution the forgoing powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the Unite states
What is the term of office for the President? 4 years
What are the qualifications for the president? Must be born in United states, must be at least 35years old
What power does the Constitution give the President in the area of the military? Commander and Chief
Which court is metioned in Section 1? Suprem Court
Who creates inferior courts? Congress
what is the term of office for a federal court judge? life
What is the only crime defined in article III? treason
What body has the power to ratify treaties? the senate
What body has the power to impeach the presedent/ The house of representatives
what body has the power to accept or reject a president's nominations to the supreme court? Senate
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