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US Government

What is the Preamble? the introduction to the constitution
What is the Legislative Branch's primary job? make laws
Congress stands for two groups? House of Representatives and Senate
How many are in the House of Representatives? House-435
How many members are there in Senate? 100
How long is House term? House-2 yr.
How long is a Senate term? senate-6 yr.
What is main job of the Executive Branch? execute, or enforce, the laws
What is the title of the chief executive of the executive branch? President
What is the title of the second-in-command? Vice President
What month is the Presidential election held? November
When is the President inaugurated? January 20th
What is the job of the Judicial branch interpret the laws
What is the name of the highest court? Supreme Court
what are the titles of the people who serves on the high court? justices
How many judges are in our highest court? 9
How long do the Justices serve? until the die or retire
How many amendments are there? 27
What are the first 10 amendments called? Bill of Rights
Who makes up Congress? House of Representatives and Congress
What is the system of checks and balances in the US government The three branches of government, sWhat o one part has all the power
What does JUDICIAL mean? Related to the court of law or judges
What is a democracy? A government where the people of the country elect the people who will represent them.
What is an election? When people can vote for the President, Senator, Representative
What is the Bill of Rights? The first 10 amendments which give the American people all their freedoms and rights.
What is the Presidential cabinet People who are appointed by the President and help him make decisions for the American people
Who is the Vice President? He is next in line to be President if something happens to the President
What does approve mean? Yes
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