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Government

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The ____________________ is the highest law of the land. Constitution
Our Constitution includes 7 _________________. articles
There are _____ amendments. 27
The _______________ ____________ of government evaluates the laws and decides arguments about the meanings of laws, how they are applied, and whether they break the rules of the Constitution. judicial branch
The _____________ is the head of the executive branch. President
The _____________ ______________ of government makes the laws. legislative branch
The ____________ ____________ is the highest court in the land. Supreme Court
Congress has two parts, the ____________ _____ _____________ and the ________________. House of Representatives; Senate
The ___________ __________ of government makes sure that the laws of the United States are carried or enforced. executive branch
The system known as ________ ___ _________ makes sure that no single branch has all of the power. checks and balances
A ____________ is a possible law. bill
The ______________ is an introduction which states the goals of the Constitution. Preamble
True or False: There are a total of 435 Representatives in the House of Representatives. True
There are a total of 96 Senators in the Senate. False
True or False : In the House, representation is based on the number of people living in each state. True
True or False: Each president serves a 10 year term. False
True or False: The first ten amendments to the Constitution are called the Bill of Rights. True
List the three branches of government as they were set up by the Constitution. Executive, Legislative, Judicial
Created by: eboehler4