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civics

us constitution

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Limited government basic principle of american government which states that government is restricted in what they may do
judicial review the power of a court to determine the contitutionality if the governments actions
checks and balences system of overlapping the powers of the legislative, executive and judicial branches to permit each branch to be more powerful
fedealism a system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a centeral, national governmet
separation of powers basic principle of american system of governmet that the executive, judicial, and legislative powers are divided among 3 independment branches
preamble establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and prosterity
terms of the legislative bramch votes every other year, serve for a 2 year term
requirments 25 years old, an american citizen for 7 years, and resident of the place they are representing
senate term 6 years
what amendment changed that? 17th
requirments for a senate 30 years old a us citizen for 9 years must live in the state from which elected
who breaks a tie in congress? the vice president
which amendment gave congress the power to tax? 16th amendent
which amendment requires officers to have a search warrent to search a person property? 4th amendment
which amendment gave the women the right to vote? and what year? 19th and 1919
what amendment says that you cant be tried for the same crime twice? 5th amendment
which amendment ended slavery? 13th
which amendment outlines 'cruel and unusual punishment? 8th
which amendment extended the right to 18 year olds to vote? 26th
how many states needed to ratify the constitution? 9
what is the topic of the article VI? the states
who gets to decide how many federal courts we have? congress
which body of congress approves the noninations? senate
how old must you be to run for president? 35
Created by: FatimaG