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Constitution Quiz #2

How many branches is our government divided into? 3
What are the three branches that our government are divided into? 1) Legislation 2) Executive 3) Judicial
What article establishes the legislative branch? Article I
What is the main function of the legislative branch? To make laws
What are somethings that the legislative branch can do? 1) Declare War 2) Coin $$ 3) Borrow $$
How is membership in the house of representatives determined? Based on the population of each state
Every state gets at least ___ representative in the house? 1
A census is taken every ____ years 10
How are electoral votes figured out? Total senators and representatives in the house
How many representatives does IL have? 18
How many electoral votes does IL have? 20
Which half of congress must propose when dealing with taxes? The house of representatives
What does the elastic clause do? Make laws for today's social needs
Who brings up charges of impeachment? The house of representatives
Impeachments are tried by the _____ and the presiding official is _____ Senate Chief Justice
What is the most common way to ratify amendments? 2/3 of congress proposes and 3/4 of state legislators ratify.
Congress cannot pass ____________ laws expost fact to
Created by: 16esmith