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What is the supreme law of the land? (What do all U.S. citizens follow above all else?) The Constitution
What is the purpose of the Constitution? To Guide the US
What do we call a change or addition to the Constitution? An Amendment
What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution? The Bill of Rights
What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment? Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Petition, Assmembley
How many amendments does the Constitution have? 27
What did the Declaration of Independence do? Showed our intent to break away from the UK
What is freedom of religion? The Freedom to follow whatever religion you want
What type of economic system do we have in the United States? Capitalist
Name one branch or part of the government. Legislative, Executive, Judicial
What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful? Checks & Balences
Who is in charge of the executive branch? The President
What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress? The House of Representatives & The Senate
How many U.S. Senators are there? 100
We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years? 6 Years
Who is one of your state's U.S. Senators? Robert Casey JR. & Patrick Toomey
The House of Representatives has how many voting members? 435
We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years? 6 years
Why do some states have more Representatives than other states? The House of Representatives is based on population
We elect a President for how many years? 4 Years
Created by: 20hartj
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