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The Constitution

Civics test study guide

TermDefinition
Ratify approve or pass an amendment
Execute Carry out a law
Federalism System where the national government shares power with state governments
Republican A representative form of government
Propose Introduce a new amendment
100 (2 for each state) How many senators are in the U.S. Senate?
U.S. or federal laws Who does the constitution say is the 'Supreme laws of the land?'
The Bill of rights What was added to the Constitution that listed rights not already in the Constitution?
2 years What is the term for members of the House of Representatives?
The legislative Branch Who writes the bills that become laws?
The Executive Branch Who makes sure the laws are carried out and enforced?
The Judicial Branch Who hears cases about the laws and decides what the laws mean?
Article 4 Which article discusses how states should interact with each other
Article 6 Which article discusses the Supreme Law of the Land?
Articles 1-3 Which articles create the three branches
The ammendments What are the additions to the Constitution?
Article 5 Which article explains how to amend the Constitution?
Ratify approve or pass an amendment
Execute Carry out a law
Federalism System where the national government shares power with state governments
Republican A representative form of government
Propose Introduce a new amendment
100 (2 for each state) How many senators are in the U.S. Senate?
U.S. or federal laws Who does the constitution say is the 'Supreme laws of the land?'
The Bill of rights What was added to the Constitution that listed rights not already in the Constitution?
2 years What is the term for members of the House of Representatives?
The legislative Branch Who writes the bills that become laws?
The Executive Branch Who makes sure the laws are carried out and enforced?
The Judicial Branch Who hears cases about the laws and decides what the laws mean?
Article 4 Which article discusses how states should interact with each other
Article 6 Which article discusses the Supreme Law of the Land?
Articles 1-3 Which articles create the three branches
The ammendments What are the additions to the Constitution?
Article 5 Which article explains how to amend the Constitution?
Article 7 Which article explains how to ratify the Constitution?
Creates our Nation's government What does the Constitution do?
What is a representative democracy? Citizens elect people to represent their needs and concerns in government.
Law-making What does "legislative" mean?
What is the legislature responsible for? Turning citizens' wants and needs into laws
What does the excecutive Branch do? Executes or carries out laws
The president Who is the head of the excecutive Branch?
What is the Judicial Branch responsible for? Interperating the laws
What are the Bill of Rights? The first ten amendments
What are the two steps Approval in the U.S. Congress and approval by the states.
What are the methods to propose an ammendment Congressional vote
What are the methods to ratify an amendment? State Legislature vote OR special state conventions
Created by: Kawaiikitty12