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U.S Constitution

Who makes up the Legislative branch? House of Representatives and The Senate
Who makes up The Executive Branch? President,V.P, and the Cabinet
Who makes up the Judicial Branch? Supreme Court and other lower courts
What is the age requirement for the Judicial Branch? Any Age
How old do you have to be in the Legislative Branch for the House. and The Senate? For The House. you have to be 25 years old and for The Senate you have to be 30
How old do you have to be in the Executive Branch? You have to be 35 years old
Main job for the Executive Branch? Enforce the Laws
Main job for the Legislative Branch? Make Laws
Main job for the Judicial Branch? Interprets Laws
1st amendment religion, speech, press ,pation ,assembly
2nd amendment right to bare arms
3rd amendment no quartering soldiers
4th amendment Search and seizure
5th amendment liberty,life,property
6th amendment speedy trial
7th amenment right of civil cases
8th amendment no cruel or unusual punishments
9th amendment other rights kept by the people
10th amendment equal powers by the states
Which systems was designed to prevent one person or branch of the government from gaining too much power? Checks and Balances, Separation of powers
What is the supreme law of land in the United States? The U.S. Constitution
Why was the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution? To protect the rights of the people and to limit the power of the Federal Government
What did the farmers intend by the phrase "a more perfect union" in the Preamble? to correct mistakes made in the Articles of Confederation
Why is the First Amendment considered the most important amendment of the Bill of Rights? It allows a citizen to gain more rights or seek to fix a government wrong
What are limitations on Free Speech? Anything that violates other people's rights.
In the Case of Tinker v. Des Moines, why were the students allowed to wear their black armbands They were not causing a disruption
In the case of New Jersey v. T.L.O, how did the Supreme court rule? The Supreme court ruled in favor of the school because they had the right because it was suspicious
Which chief justice was instrumental in creating judicial review? John Marshall
Which landmark case created judicial review? Marbury v. Madison
Created by: cmanfred



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