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Constitution Test

What is the preamble's main purpose? Provide an intro and lay out plans
How is Congress chosen? By The People
Who are the people back home Congress represents? Constituents
How long is a House member's term? 2 years long
How many senators does each state have? 2
How long is a Senator's term? 6 years long
What is a proposed law called? A Bill
Who must a bill be approved by (first)? Both Houses (House of Representatives and Senate)
What must happen to a bill that would make it a law? It must be signed by the president
How much of Congress is needed to override a president veto? 2/3
How many terms can a president serve? 2
What are the requirements to being president? 35 years of age, born in the USA, and have lived in the USA for the past 14 years
What can a president do to a bill he does not like? Veto it
How long is a president's term? 4 years
Who hears trials about people who have broken Federal (National) laws? The Supreme Court
What are the requirements for a new state? It can't be "carved out" of another state
How much of Congress needs to approve to an amendment? 2/3
How many states need to approve a new amendment? 3/4
How many amendments are there? 27
What's the difference between a Federal law and a state law? A Federal law is a law around the nation while a state law is a law that the state has control over (speed limit, fireworks, etc).
Created by: marrian000
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