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How are federal judges, including Supreme Court justices chosen? They are nominated by the President and confirmed (approved by the Senate.
Who officially chooses the President of the United States? The Electoral College
Who is the leader of the House of Representatives? The Speaker of the House
Who can pardon people convicted of federal crimes? The President of the U.S.
Who ratifies treaties with foreign countries? The Senate
Who may veto bills passed by Congress? The President of the U.S.
How old do you have to be to be a member of the House of Representatives? Twenty-five (25)
How old do you have to be to be a member of the Senate? Thirty (30)
How old to you have to be to be President of the United States? Thirty-five (35)
How many years make up one term for a member of the House of Representatives? Two (2)
How many years make up one term for a member of the Senate? Six (6)
How many years make up one term for the President of the United States? Four (4)
How many representatives in the House of Representatives does each state have? It depends on the state's population
How many senators does each states have? Two (2)
How many terms may a President serve? Two (2)
How many terms may a member of Congress serve? As many as they get elected for
What is the highest federal court? The Supreme Court
How long do federal judges serve? For life
How many juctices are there on the U.S. Supreme Court? Nine (9)
Who is the President of the Senate? The Vice President of the U.S.
How many branches is the federal government divided into? Three (3)
Which branch make the laws? The legislative branch
Which branch sees that the laws are carried out? The executive branch
Which branch decides what the laws really mean? The judicial branch
What is the legislative branch of the U.S. government called? Congress
Names the two parts of the legislative branch. The House of Representatives and the Senate
What are the President's advisors called? The Cabinet
What branch of government can declare laws unconstitutional? The judicial branch
What is a proposed law called? A bill
Whan can the President of the Senate vote on a bill? Where there is a tie
Created by: cmiller621