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Goverment

Three branches of goverment

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How many representatives are in the house of representatives? 105 representatives
How many representatives do we have for our senate? 35 representatives
do you work for a fixed compensation (money)? yes
How old do you have to be for the senate? 25 years of age
How old do you have to be for the House of Representatives? 21 years of age
What decides representation? population
How does a bill become a law? it is voted on and approved
What reports the bills to the house? A Committee
What does a second reading do? allows time to check for amendments (changes)
What happens after the bill is approved? The governor signs off on it
what are the 3 branches? Legislative Executive Judicial
What is the main body of the judicial branch? Supreme Court
What dies the judicial branch hear? Criminal and civil cases
What are the governor of Alabama's powers? approve or veto bills, Convene legislature, Call out state militia
What are the 3 requirements to be a governor in Alabama? 30 years of age, resident in the Us for 10, resident in Alabama for 7 years,
who nominates the supreme court justice? the president
what are checks and balances? where the safequards set forth in the constitution to prevent one branch of goverment from becoming too powerful.
what is a landmark case? rulings on major cases
What document established the supreme court? Constitution Article 3
how many justices are in the supreme court 9. One chief and 8 associates.
who confirms a supreme court justice? US Senate
Created by: cmsstudent14