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test 12/9/19

What is the economic system in the United States and what are the main characteristics of that system? Capitalist or market economy – free, private and laissez-faire (no government interference)
What is the rule of law? No one is above the law
Name the 3 Branches of Government, who represents each branch and the power of each. Executive, President, enforces the law,Legislative, Congress, makes the law,Judicial, Supreme Court, interprets the law (makes sure laws are constitutional)
What systems makes sure one branch of government does not become too powerful? Checks and Balances – find an example,Separation of Powers – give me an example of how this works related to picking a new Supreme Court judge.
What are the two parts of Congress? Senate,House of Representatives
How many U.S. Senators are there? 100 – why?
We elect a U. S. Senator for how many years? 6 – how many times?
Who are the 2 West Virginia U.S. Senators? Joe Manchin (D),Shelley Moore Capito (R)
The House of Representatives has how many members? 435
We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years? 2 – how many times?
How many U.S. Representatives does WV have and who are they? 3,David McKinley (R),Carol Miller (R),Alex Mooney (R)
Whom does a U.S. Senator represent? The people of their state
Why do some states have more representatives than others, which state has the most and least? Based on population,California – 53,Wyoming - 1.
Created by: RAY_0321



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