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Finals 3rd Quarter H

Mr Spires Government and civics help

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What does the Constitutional Principle of Popular Sovereignty tell us about our government? That the power from our government comes from the Consent of the People.
What is the purpose of checks and balances? It allows each branch the ability to limit (or check) the power that the other two branches have.
What checks does the President and Executive Branch have over the Legislative Branch? May propose legislation May veto laws May call special session of Congress
What checks does the President and Executive Branch have over the Judicial Branch? Appoints judges to the Supreme Court and lower courts. Grants pardons and reprieves.
What checks does the Legislative branch have over the Executive branch? Senate must approve presidential appointments. Senate must approve treaties with foreign nations. Congress can override a veto with 2/3 vote. Can impeach the President
What checks does the Legislative branch have over the Judicial branch? May propose amendments to override judicial decisions. May impeach Supreme Court justices. Senate must approve Judges to the Supreme Court.
What checks does the Judicial Branch have over the Executive branch May declare laws unconstitutional May declare executive actions unconstitutional Chief Justice is judge for Impeachment trial
What checks does the Judicial Branch have over the legislative branch May declare laws unconstitutional
What can congress do if they pass a bill that the President vetos? They can override it with a 2/3 vote of the House and Senate.
When the supreme court declares a law unconstitutional this is called? Judicial review
What are the Principles of the Constitution? Checks and Balances Federalism Limited Government Popular Sovereignty Separation of Powers Republicanism Individual Rights
When the Senate confirms a justice to the Supreme Court which Principle is being shown? Checks and Balances
What does the Principle of Federalism do? Divides power between the State and National governments and shares others between the two.
Which amendment if the Bill of Rights deals with Federalism? 10th Amendment.
Why is the Principle of Separation of Powers important? Divides the power between the Legislative, Judicial and Executive branches of government to keep any one part from becoming too powerful.
If the President enters into a treaty with another nation, but it never goes into effect what would explain this? The Senate refused to approve the treaty.
 

 



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