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Constitution Q's

What can the Judicial Branch do? Decide if constitutional or unconstitutional
How many votes to win Presidency? 270
What happens if there is a tie? House of Representatives pick the President and Senate Picks the V.P.
When is the president sworn in? January 20th at noon Has to be an odd year
How many house members? 435
How many Senate members? 100
How many electoral college votes? 538
When is the President elected? First Tuesday after the first Monday in November Has to be an even year
When is congress elected? First Tuesday after the first Monday in November Has to be an even year
When does congress take office? January 3rd at noon Has to be an odd year
Who is President? Barack Obama
Who is V.P? Joe Biden
Who is speaker of the house? John Boehner
Who is President Pro Tempore? Daniel Inouye
What is the Speaker of the House? The leader of the House of Representatives. They run sessions of the House.
What is President Pro Temp? Takes place for the Vice President. They run sessions of the Senate.
New Jersey Plan? Favored by small states Unicameral legislature with equal representation
Virginia Plan? Favored by large states Bicameral with representation based on population
Connecticut Compromise? Bicameral Legislature One house based on population (Reps) One house based on equal representation (senate)
Why was the Bill of Rights added? So anti-federalists would ratify the Constitution
What can the Executive Branch do? Veto a law Enter into an executive agreement Appoint Justices and other leading officials
Roles of the president Chief Citizen Chief Legislator Chief Administrator Chief Diplomat Commander in Chief Chief of Party Chief executive
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